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This Week’s Comics: Space Battle Korgi

New releases this week walk a little on the creepy side with the festival of frights just around the corner. Drawn and Quarterly brings out the next volume of yokai goodness with Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon, while Archie Comics has more Halloween hijinks in World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #63. Viz Media releases another compilation from Nintendo Magazine with Super Mario Adventures, featuring more comics that haven’t been seen since the 1990s.

The List:

Charlie Brown Here We Go Again TP, $9.99

Archie 1000-Page Comics Spree TP, $14.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #287 (Cover A Dan Schoening), $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #287 (Cover B Vincent Lovallo), $3.99
World Of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #63, $$6.99

Adventure Time #57 (Cover A Sharon Wright), $3.99
Jonesy #7 (Cover A Caitlin Rose Boyle), $3.99
Lumberjanes Gotham Academy #5 (Of 6)(Cover A Natacha Bustos), $3.99

Gotham Academy Second Semester #2 (Cover A Karl Kerschl), $2.99
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #74, $2.99

Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon GN, $12.95

Adventures Of Augusta Wind Volume 2 The Last Story #3 (Of 6)(Cover A Vassilis Gogtzilas), $3.99
Atomic Robo And The Temple Of Od #3 (Of 5)(Cover A Scott Wegener), $3.99
Duck Avenger #1 (Cover A Claudio Sciarrone), $5.99
Korgi Volume 4 The Problem With Potions GN, $9.99 **Weekly Pick**
Mickey Mouse Shorts Season 1 #4 (Of 4)(Cover A Andy Suriano), $3.99
Walt Disney’s Uncle Scrooge Scrooge’s Last Adventure TP, $14.99

Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory #4, $2.99
Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory Movie Comic GN, $9.99

Marvel Universe Guardians Of The Galaxy #13, $2.99

Space Battle Lunchtime #5 (Of 8), $3.99
Space Battle Lunchtime Volume 1 Lights Camera Snacktion TP, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**

SpongeBob Comics #61, $3.99

Super Mario Adventures GN, $14.99

The Picks:

korgi-4 Korgi Volume 4 The Problem With Potions GN – IDW Publishing brings out the latest volume in the lovable Korgi series. Just in time for Halloween, Ivy and Sprout go on another series of fairy tale adventures, including Ivy and Sprout’s first meeting, an encounter with an undead unicorn, and more of those pesky Creephogs. And Sprout learns a valuable lesson that magic potions can be powerful stuff, but they don’t always turn out the way you think, as he goes through quite the transformation. With charming illustrations and creative stories, Korgi continues to be a fantastic series for all ages.

space-battle-lunchtime-v1Space Battle Lunchtime Volume 1 Lights Camera Snacktion TP – Foodies rejoice! Oni Press has collected the first four issues of this delectable series. Earth baker Peony agrees to be a contestant on the Universe’s hottest reality TV show, Space Battle Lunchtime! It seems like the deal of a lifetime, until she finds out it shoots on location on a spaceship, and her alien competitors don’t play nice! It’s gonna take more than just flour, sugar, and butter to prove she has what it takes to be the best cook in the Galaxy. Can Peony do it? Tune in and find out! Space Battle Lunchtime is a fun take on reality cooking shows that anyone—but especially food lovers—will enjoy.

Images © IDW Publishing/Toon Books and Oni Press 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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