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This Week’s Comics: Super Petshop Friends

Lori Henderson

Prepare for another long weekend with some fun titles from this week’s list. Bongo Comics is ready for summer with the latest Simpsons Summer Shindig. Dark Horse Comics has the next installment of the saga of Axe Cop with #1 of The American Choppers, while Papercutz has a new series Toto Trouble, where getting into trouble was never so much fun!

The List:

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie’s Funhouse Double Digest #5, $3.99
Sonic Super Special Magazine #11, $9.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #260 (Ben Bates Regular Cover), $2.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #260 (Evan Stanley Sonic Versus Variant Cover), $2.99

BONGO COMICS
Simpsons Summer Shindig #8, $4.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #28 (Cover A Mike Holmes), $3.99
Adventure Time #28 (Cover B Kyla Vanderklugt), $3.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Axe Cop The American Choppers #1 (Of 3), $3.99

DC COMICS
Batman ’66 #11 (Jonathan Case Regular Cover), $3.99
Scribblenauts Unmasked A Crisis Of Imagination #5, $2.99
Showcase Presents Super Friends Volume 1 TP, $19.99 **Weekly Pick**

FIRST SECOND
Return Of Zita The Spacegirl HC, $18.99
Return Of Zita The Spacegirl SC, $12.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Dexter’s Laboratory #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Ryan Jampole), $3.99
Dexter’s Laboratory #2 (Of 4)(Cover SUB Andrew Kolb), $3.99
Littlest Pet Shop #1 (Of 5)(Cover A Nico Pena), $3.99  **Weekly Pick**
Littlest Pet Shop #1 (Of 5)(Cover SUB Sara Richard), $3.99
My Little Pony Friends Forever #5 (Cover A Amy Mebberson), $3.99
My Little Pony Friends Forever #5 (Cover SUB Lea Hernadez), $3.99
Popeye Classics #22 (Cover A Tristan Jones), $3.99

PAPERCUTZ
Benny Breakiron Volume 4 Uncle Placid HC, $11.99
Ninjago Volume 10 The Phantom Ninja HC, $10.99
Ninjago Volume 10 The Phantom Ninja SC, $6.99
Toto Trouble Volume 1 Back To Crass HC, $12.99
Toto Trouble Volume 1 Back To Crass SC, $7.99

The Picks:

Show Super Friends v1 cvr This Weeks Comics: Super Petshop FriendsShowcase Presents Super Friends Volume 1 TP – DC brings back an all ages classic. The animated TV series Super Friends was a staple of Saturday morning cartoons back in the 70s. The show introduced such superheroes as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Green Arrow and other heroes to a generation of kids. This Showcase brings those stories back for another generation as it collects issues #1-34 of comics based on the TV series. The super heroes along with sidekicks Wendy, Marvin, and Wonder Dog take on villains such as The Riddler, the Time Tripper and others to stop their madcap schemes. This series is a great way to introduce kids to many of DC’s iconic superheroes, and it’s a great trip down memory lane for adults who remember watching the show.

Littlest Pet Shop 1 197x300 This Weeks Comics: Super Petshop FriendsLittlest Pet Shop #1 – Another Hasbro property gets a comic adaptation. The Littlest Pet Shop is a line of toys by Hasbro that like My Little Pony has a cartoon series—and now a comic! Blythe Baxter has moved into an apartment above the Littlest Pet Shop, a store that hosts a day camp for pets. Blythe has the miraculous ability to understand the pets and goes on adventures with them. In this first issue, Russell the hedgehog and Penny Ling the giant panda have a puzzle for their friends to solve. The clues are scattered around Downtown City, but only one team can claim the prize, and a moped can only hold so many big personalities. Fans of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic will enjoy this title. as will animal lovers of any age.

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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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