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This Week’s Comics: Re-ignited

Picking up textbooks for the new school year might not be fun, but the new releases from this week’s comics are! Capstone Press has another handful of DC Superhero books for early readers. AMP! Comics for Kids introduces a new superhero in Muddy Max: The Mystery of Marsh Creek, and Papercutz has a new volume in the Disney Fairies series, Tinkerbell and the Secret of the Wings.

The List:

Muddy Max Volume 1 The Mystery Of Marsh Creek GN, $9.99

Archie #658 (Dan DeCarlo Betty Variant Cover), $2.99
Archie #658 (Dan DeCarlo Veronica Variant Cover), $2.99
Archie #658 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Archie The Married Life Volume 5 TP, $19.99
Death Of Archie A Life Celebrated TP, $14.99
Sonic Super Sized Digest #8, $4.99
Sonic Universe #66 (Brent McCarthy Knuckles Vs Sonic Variant Cover), $2.99
Sonic Universe #66 (Tracy Yardley Regular Cover), $2.99

Garfield #28 (Cover A Andy Hirsch), $3.99
Steven Universe #1 (Cover A Bridget Underwood), $3.99  **Weekly Pick**
Steven Universe #1 (Cover B Andrea Fernandez), $3.99

DC Super Heroes Batman Catwoman’s Nine Lives TP, $5.95
DC Super Heroes Batman Prisoner Of The Penguin TP, $5.95
DC Super Heroes Superman The Planet Collector TP, $5.95
DC Super Heroes Superman The Real Man Of Steel TP, $5.95

Batman ’66 Meets The Green Hornet #3 (Of 6), $2.99
Looney Tunes #220, $2.99
Tiny Titans Return To The Treehouse #3 (Of 6), $2.99

Angry Birds Comics #3 (Cover A Cesar Ferioli), $3.99
Rocky And Bullwinkle Classics Volume 2 Vacational Therapy TP, $17.99

Howtoons [Re]Ignition #1, $2.99  **Weekly Pick**

Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble Volume 2 Digest TP, $9.99

Disney Fairies Volume 15 Tinker Bell And The Secret Of The Wings HC, $12.99

Hello Kitty Just Imagine GN, $7.99
Pokemon Black And White Volume 17 GN, $4.99

Dex T-Rex The Mischievous Little Dinosaur SC, $5.99

Benny And Penny In Lost And Found GN, $12.95

The Picks:

Steven Universe #1 – Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe debuts at BOOM! Studios. Steven Universe is about a boy named Steven who inherited a special gemstone from his mother and became a Crystal Gem, one of four warriors who protect the world from evil threats. With Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl, Steven uses his magical powers to fight monsters that threaten the small beach community of Beach City. Starting in this issue, Steven wants to enter the Beach City Bike Race, and he just makes the cut-off ages, but everyone else is worried since the other bikers will be a lot older than him. Steven’s friend Connie agrees to help him through good ol’ exercise, but Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl have other ideas. This series was created by Rebecca Sugar, who subsequently became the first female creator of a Cartoon Network series. The comic will feature not just mini-comics but also recipes, games, and more! With solid doses of humor and drama, Steven Universe is a title anyone will enjoy.

Howtoons [Re]Ignition #1Howtoons returns as a comic series from Image Comics. Tuck and Celine are a brother-and-sister team that use everyday objects to invent toys after being challenged by their mother to make something “other than trouble.” But they are in trouble this time, as their parents had put them in suspended animation to ride out the ecological apocalypse. When the kids wake up, their parents are gone! They then have to make their way across a brave and terrifying new world to find them, with only their Howtoon projects helping them to survive. The Howtoon series is a great way to not only show kids about science and engineering but let them build the same projects. There’s nothing like hands-on to make learning fun.

Images © Boom! Studios and Images Comics 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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