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This Week’s Comics: Plum Hanazuki

Old titles and new return on this week’s list of new releases. American Mythology Productions continues their release of classic comic and animated characters with Casper the Friendly Ghost #1. Zodiac Starforce returns to Dark Horse in the new miniseries Cries of the Fire Prince, and Papercutz brings back a classic of claymation in his own graphic novel series, Gumby.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Hero Cats Midnight Over Stellar City Volume 2 #2, $3.99

AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
Casper The Friendly Ghost #1 (Cover A Adrian Ropp), $3.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #11, $6.99
Archie Crossover Collection TP, $14.99
Archie Summer Annual Digest #280, $5.99
World Of Archie Summer Annual Digest #70, $5.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #66 (Cover A Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb), $3.99

CINEBOOK
Lucky Luke Volume 64 The Wedding Crashers TP, $11.95

DARK HORSE COMICS
Angel Catbird Volume 3 The Catbird Roars HC, $14.99
Beanworld Volume 4 Hoka Hoka Burb’l Burb’l HC, $16.99
Zodiac Starforce Cries Of The Fire Prince #1 (Of 4)(Cover A Paulina Ganucheau), $3.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Hanazuki Full Of Treasures #1 (Cover A Nico Pena), $3.99 **Weekly Pick**
Jem And The Holograms The Misfits Infinite #1 (Of 3)(Cover A Jenn St -Onge), $3.99
My Little Pony Legends Of Magic #4 (Cover A Brenda Hickey), $3.99

MAGNETIC PRESS
Little Tails In Prehistory Volume 4 HC, $14.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man Vs The Sinister Six #11, $2.99

PAPERCUTZ
Gumby #1, $3.99
Zodiac Legacy Volume 3 The Age Of Bronze GN, $7.99

SEVEN SEAS ENTERTAINMENT
Plum Crazy Tales Of A Tiger Striped-Cat Volume 1 GN, $11.99 **Weekly Pick**

TITAN PUBLISHING GROUP
Doctor Who Ghost Stories #4 (Of 4)(Cover A Simon Myers), $3.99
Doctor Who The Twelfth Doctor Year Three #5 (Cover A Claudia SG Iannicello), $3.99

TOKYOPOP
Disney Manga Stitch Best Friends Forever GN, $10.99

The Picks:

Hanazuki 1 Hanazuki Full Of Treasures #1 – IDW Publishing releases a new comic based on a digital-first Hasbro show: Hanazuki is the new protector of a group of cutie-pies known as Hemkas, small bunny-like creatures who each represent one specific emotion. She is also the guardian of special treasures on the moon that can keep the darkness at bay, that will keep sprouting as long as she learns to work with the Hemkas. This first issue is based on the first episode “A Moonflower is Born”, and tells the origin of Hanazuki. The series was announced on GC4K earlier this year, and you can see more information and some sample covers here.

Plum Crazy 1Plum Crazy Tales Of A Tiger Striped-Cat Volume 1 GN – Seven Seas Entertainment lets loose a new cat manga on the world. Plum, a tiger-striped cat, lives with single mother Miss Nakari and her teenage son Taku. Plum is comfortable in her everyday life. She has many friends among the neighborhood cats and can not only understand what people say to her but can even tell what’s in their minds. But the introduction of a mischievous kitten named Snowball to Plum’s happy household threatens to turn her world completely topsy turvy! Like Chi’s Sweet Home, this series is a must have for cat lovers—or lovers of animals everywhere.

Images © IDW Publishing and Seven Seas Entertainment 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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