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This Week’s Comics: Belle-ing a Crafty Cat

Hop down the Bunny Lane for some sweet new comics. IDW Publishing delves further in the history of the world of My Little Pony with Legends Of Magic #1. BOOM! Studios wraps up their BOOM Box series about the dorky cupid who can find love for anyone but herself, Jonesy, while DC Comics completes Art Baltazar’s take on the Justice League with Super Powers #6.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Action Lab Dog Of Wonder Volume 2 Where My Dogs At TP, $9.99
Hero Cats Of Stellar City Volume 5 New Visions TP, $11.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Jonesy #12 (Cover A Caitlin Rose Boyle), $3.99

DC COMICS
Batman ’66 Meets The Man From U.N.C.L.E. TP, $16.99
Gotham Academy Second Semester #8, $2.99
Scooby-Doo Team-Up Volume 3 TP, $12.99
Super Powers #6 (Of 6), $2.99

FIRST SECOND
Amazing Crafty Cat GN, $13.99 **Weekly Pick**

IDW PUBLISHING
Atomic Robo Volume 11 Atomic Robo And The Temple Of Od TP, $19.99
Duck Avenger #4 (Cover A Claudio Sciarrone), $6.99
Jem And The Holograms Volume 4 Enter The Stingers TP, $19.99
Mickey Mouse Dark Mines Of The Phantom Metal TP, $12.99
My Little Pony Legends Of Magic #1 (Cover A Brenda Hickey), $3.99

JOE BOOKS
Disney Descendants Cinestory Volume 4 TP, $9.99
Disney Pirates Of The Caribbean Port Royal TP, $14.99
Disney Pixar Cars #3, $3.99
Disney Princess #10, $3.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Universe Guardians Of The Galaxy #18, $2.99
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #19, $3.99

TITAN PUBLISHING GROUP
Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor Year Three #4 (Cover A Wellington Diaz), $3.99
Doctor Who The Twelfth Doctor Year Three #1 (Cover A Josh Burns), $3.99

TOKYOPOP
Disney Manga Beauty And The Beast Volume 1 Belle’s Tale GN, $10.99 **Weekly Pick**
Disney Manga Beauty And The Beast Volume 2 The Beast’s Tale GN, $10.99 **Weekly Pick**

UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
SpongeBob Comics #67, $3.99

The Picks:

Amazing Crafty Cat 1Amazing Crafty Cat GN – First Second introduces a new series about a little girl who can craft her way out of any situation. It’s Birdie’s birthday, and she’s planned the perfect day with panda-riffic cupcakes for everyone in her class. But disaster strikes on the way to school when she trips and falls. The only way Birdie can save the day is to transform into her alter ego, the Amazing Crafty Cat! In this guise, she fears nothing: not sticky paws, paper cuts, or even Anya the class bully! From Charise Mericle Harper, the author of Just Grace and Fashion Kitty, this volume is the first in a trilogy for young readers to enjoy.

Disney Manga Belles Tale Disney Manga Beauty And The Beast Volume 1-2 Belle’s Tale/The Beast’s Tale – Tokyopop delves deeper into the story of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast with this new two part series. These book tells the same story, but from the different perspectives of the lead characters Belle and The Beast. Belle’s Tale explores her imprisonment in The Beast’s castle and how she unravels the mysteries of the castle, while The Beast’s Tale gives insight into what The Beast was thinking as he interacts for the first time with someone who can see beyond his monstrous appearance. This original manga gives a unique and interesting perspective on a beloved and classic tale, and makes a great addition to any graphic novel shelf.

Images © First Second and Tokyopop respectively.

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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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