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This Week’s Comics: Sisters in Slumberland

Lori Henderson

When it rains, it pours! The last few weeks of all ages comics have been a little sparse, but this week is filled to the brim! IDW has another one-off story for their crossover event Super Secret Crisis War, featuring The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy. Papercutz brings wrestling to the world of comics with volume 1 of WWE Slam City, and Perfect Square has a double dose books for the lovable Catbug from Bravest Warriors: The Search for Catbug and Catbug’s Treasure Book.

The List:

ARCHIE COMICS
Best Of Archie Comics Volume 4 TP, $9.99
Sonic The Hedgehog Archives Volume 23 TP, $7.99
World Of Archie Comics Digest #42, $4.99

BONGO COMICS
Simpsons Comics #214, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #31 (Cover A Kostas Kiriakakis), $3.99
Adventure Time #31 (Cover B Sam Ellis), $3.99
Adventure Time Banana Guard Academy #2 (Of 6)(Cover A Aimee Fleck), $3.99
Adventure Time Banana Guard Academy #2 (Of 6)(Cover B Kelsey Sunday), $3.99
Adventure Time With Fionna And Cake Mathematical Edition HC, $39.99
Bravest Warriors Volume 3 TP, $14.99

CAPSTONE PUBLISHING
Amazing Adventures Of Superman Alien Superman SC, $3.95
Amazing Adventures Of Superman Battle Of The Super Heroes SC, $3.95
Amazing Adventures Of Superman Creatures From Planet X SC, $3.95
Amazing Adventures Of Superman Escape From Future World SC, $3.95
Jellaby Volume 2 Monster In The City GN, $12.95

DC COMICS
Scribblenauts Unmasked A Crisis Of Imagination #8, $2.99

GRAPHIX
Amulet Volume 6 Escape From Lucien SC, $12.99
Baby Sitters Club Volume 1 Kristy’s Great Idea GN (New Printing), $10.99
Sisters HC, $24.99
Sisters SC, $10.99 **Weekly Pick**
Smile Sisters Box Set SC, $21.98

IDW PUBLISHING
Little Nemo Return To Slumberland #1 (Cover A Gabriel Rodriguez), $3.99 **Weekly Pick**
My Little Pony Friends Forever #8 (Cover A Amy Mebberson), $3.99
Samurai Jack #11 (Cover A Andy Suriano), $3.99
Super Secret Crisis War The Grim Adventures Of Billy And Mandy #1 (Cover A Troy Little), $3.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures Volume 8 TP, $19.99

PAPERCUTZ
LEGO Legends Of Chima Volume 2 The Right Decision SC, $7.99
Toto Trouble Volume 2 A Deadly Jokester HC, $12.99
Toto Trouble Volume 2 A Deadly Jokester SC, $7.99
WWE Slam City Volume 1 Finished SC, $7.99

PERFECT SQUARE
Bravest Warriors Presents Catbug’s Treasure Book HC, $12.99
Bravest Warriors The Search For Catbug HC, $14.99

TOON BOOKS
Jack And The Box TP, $4.99
Shark King TP, $4.99

VERTICAL
Chi’s Sweet Home Volume 11 GN, $13.95

The Picks:

Sisters 207x300 This Weeks Comics: Sisters in SlumberlandSisters – Graphix releases the companion to Raina Telgemeier’s best selling graphic novel Smile. While on a road trip from their home in San Francisco to a family reunion in Colorado, big sister Raina ruminates over her relationship with her younger sister Amara. Raina couldn’t wait to be a big sister, but Amara’s cranky and grouchy personality and preference to play by herself made things difficult. But the addition of a baby brother and something not seeming right with their parents makes both girls realize they have to figure out how to get along. They are sisters, after all. With humor and charm, Raina tells a story about siblings that anyone with a brother or sister can relate to, and only children can wish they could—or be glad they can’t.

Little Nemo Return 1 197x300 This Weeks Comics: Sisters in SlumberlandLittle Nemo Return To Slumberland #1 – Winsor McKay’s early 20th century strip, Little Nemo in Slumberland gets a 21st century do-over. In the Royal Palace of Sumberland, King Morpheus’ daughter selects her next playmate: Nemo! Only Nemo has no interest in being anyone’s playmate, dream or no dream! Creators Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez tell Nemo’s tale so that even if you aren’t familiar with the original strip, it is still easy to get into. Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland is a tale of magic and whimsy for all ages to enjoy.

Images © Graphix and IDW Publishing respectively.

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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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