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This Week’s Comics: Inspector John Blake

Something old, something new, something ending on this week’s list of new releases. Archie Comics Publications begins with the first volume of Sabrina The Teenage Witch Complete Collection, a collection of all the Sabrina stories from 1692-1971. IDW Publishing introduces the Hasbro Universe with Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook #1, while Boom! Studios wraps up Brave Chef Brianna with final issue #4.

The List:

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Marvel Comics Digest #1 (Amazing Spider-Man), $6.99
Sabrina The Teenage Witch Complete Collection Volume 1 1962-1971 TP, $9.99
World Of Archie Comics Double Digest #69, $4.99

BONGO COMICS
Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium Volume 5 TP, $17.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #65 (Cover A Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb), $3.99
Brave Chef Brianna #4 (Of 4)(Cover A Bridget Underwood), $3.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Volume 3 TP, $16.99

DEVILS DUE/1FIRST COMICS
Inspector Oh #3, $4.99 **Weekly Pick**

GRAPHIX
Adventures Of John Blake Volume 1 Mystery Of The Ghost Ship HC, $19.99 **Weekly Pick**
Time Shifters Volume 1 GN, $12.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Angry Birds Flight School #3 (Cover A Philip Murphy), $3.99
Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook #1 (Of 3)(Cover A Fico Ossio), $4.99
Jem And The Misfits #5 (Cover A M. Victoria Robado), $3.99
My Little Pony Legends Of Magic #3 (Cover A Brenda Hickey), $3.99
Real Science Adventures #3 (Of 6)(Cover A Scott Wegener), $3.99
Yo-Kai Watch #2 (Cover A Dono Almara), $3.99

JOE BOOKS
Disney Princess #11, $3.99
Harvey Hits #1, $3.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man Vs The Sinister Six #10, $2.99

PAPERCUTZ
Smurfs Volume 23 Can’t Smurf Progress GN, $7.99

TITAN PUBLISHING GROUP
Doctor Who Ghost Stories #3 (Of 4)(Cover A Blair Shedd), $3.99

The Picks:

Inspector Oh 3Inspector Oh #3 – Devil’s Due/1First Comics continues the adventures of exorcists Oh and his niece Ziyi in ancient China. After the events of the previous issues, Inspector Oh is still suffering from amnesia, but that won’t stop him and Ziyi from their journey. The pair go to a neighboring valley to investigate an estate, but instead of ghosts and demons, they find an elderly couple and their young daughter Yunu. To learn the secrets hidden within the estate, they must first find out why Yunu is so eager to see the exorcists leave? This series is created by brother Matt and John Yuan, and provides a fun story that features Chinese mythology. It a great addition to any tween graphic library.

John Blake 1Adventures Of John Blake Volume 1 Mystery Of The Ghost Ship – Scholastic’s graphic novel imprint, Graphix, debuts a new tween series by sci-fi writer Philip Pullman. John Blake, the son of a scientist and a mathematical genius in his own right, is trapped in the mists of time after his father’s time experiment goes wrong. He and the crew, sailors also lost in time, rescue a shipwrecked girl, Serena. John wants to return Serena to her own time, but to do so means putting them in danger from Dahlberg Corporation and its ambitious leader who has plans for the world far greater and more terrible than anyone has realized. Only John, Serena and the crew know Dahlberg’s true intentions and hold the power to stop him, but he is hot on their trail. Originally serialized in Britain’s Phoenix weekly comic, this first volume has been collected for American audience of all ages to enjoy.

Images © Devil’s Due/1First Comics and Graphix 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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