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This Week’s Comics: Dumbest Adventure Ever

Prepare for the extra hour of daylight in the evening with some new books from this week’s list. Dark Horse Comics has a new volume in the Avatar the Last Airbender series with part 1 of The Rift. IDW Publishing releases a new picture book of the Michael Recycle series as the title character takes his environmental message to the high seas, and Perfect Square has three new Pokemon Adventures titles that will read faster than watching Twitch play.

The List:

Archie Double Digest #249, $3.99
Mega Man #34 (Ben Bates Mega Man X Variant Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #34 (Patrick Spaziante Regular Cover), $2.99
Sonic Super Sized Super Digest #6, $6.99
Sonic The Hedgehog Mega Man Worlds Collide Volume 2 Into The Warzone TP, $11.99
World Of Archie Double Digest #37, $3.99

Adventure Time The Flip Side #3 (Of 6)(Cover A Wook Jin Clark), $3.99
Adventure Time The Flip Side #3 (Of 6)(Cover B Nicole Miles), $3.99
Adventure Time Volume 3 Seeing Red GN, $11.99 **Weekly Pick**
Garfield #23 (Cover A Andy Hirsch), $3.99

Avatar The Last Airbender Volume 7 The Rift Part 1 TP, $10.99

Scooby-Doo Team-Up #3, $2.99

Dumbest Idea Ever GN, $11.99 **Weekly Pick**

Michael Recycle Meets Bootleg Peg HC, $17.99
Powerpuff Girls Classics Volume 3 TP, $19.99

Oz The Emerald City Of Oz HC, $24.99

Pokemon Adventures Black And White Volume 3 GN, $9.99
Pokemon Adventures Volume 21 GN, $9.99
Pokemon Black And White Volume 14 GN, $4.99

The Picks:

Adventure Time Volume 3 Seeing Red GN – Marceline is the subject of the newest Adventure Time original graphic novel. Marceline usually skips her family reunions, but she left her axe behind last time and wants to retrieve it. She gets Jake the dog to go with her into the Nightosphere, hoping the trip won’t be a complete drag. Unknown to her, though, her dad has made some decisions while she has been gone, making this visit a roller coaster ride of family, friends, and communication. Marceline is a great character, so it’s cool that she’s getting the spotlight. More Marceline and her dad Hunson is always a good thing.

Dumbest Idea Ever GN – Amelia Rules’ Jimmy Gowley shares a story from his own life that changed it forever. Things were going well for Jimmy: At thirteen, he was top of his class and the leading scorer on his basketball team. But all that changed when the chicken pox forced him to miss the championship game, and pneumonia made him miss even more school. His grades were sinking, and it seemed that nothing was going right. Then, what seemed like the dumbest idea ever turned around to become the best thing that ever happened to him. Gownley’s story of going from eager-to-please boy to teenage comic book artist is sure to appeal to other aspiring comic book artists and may even reach kids who are down and pull them back up.

Images © Boom! Studios and Graphix respectively.

Lori Henderson About Lori Henderson

Lori Henderson is a mother of two teenage daughters and an avid reader. She blogs about manga at her personal blog Manga Xanadu as well as contributing and editing for Manga Village. She blogs about all things fandom (mainly Doctor Who) at her other personal blog Fangirl Xanadu. She's been at it so for over 5 years now and counting!

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