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This Week’s Comics: Not-So-Secret Pal

Hit the genre highlights with some of the new releases from this week’s list. BOOM! Studios goes behind the scenes to look at the personal story of the original Power Rangers with Go Go Power Rangers #1. DC Comics sends Scooby and the Gang to the old west as they team up with Jonah Hex in Scooby-Doo Team Up #28, and Scholastic releases volume 5 of Star Wars Jedi Academy, The Force Oversleeps.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Kid Sherlock #2, $3.99

ALTERNA COMICS
Adam Wreck #2 (Of 3), $1.50
Amazing Age #2 (Of 5), $1.50
Lilith Dark #2 (Of 4), $1.50

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie 75th Anniversary Digest #12, $6.99
Betty And Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #255, $6.99
Your Pal Archie #1 (Cover A Dan Parent), $3.99  **Weekly Pick**

BOOM! STUDIOS
Go Go Power Rangers #1 (Cover A Dan Mora), $3.99
Lumberjanes #40 (Cover A Kat Leyh), $3.99
Not-So Secret Society GN, $9.99  **Weekly Pick**
Over The Garden Wall #16 (Cover A Chris Schweizer), $3.99
Steven Universe #6 (Cover A Missy Pena), $3.99

DC COMICS
Looney Tunes #238, $2.99
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #28, $2.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Atomic Robo Presents Real Science Adventures Volume 1 The Billion Dollar Plot TP, $17.99
My Little Pony The Movie Prequel #2 (Cover A Andy Price), $3.99

MARVEL COMICS
I Am Groot #3, $3.99
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #21, $3.99

PAPERCUTZ
Barbie Volume 2 Big Dreams Best Friends HC, $12.99

SCHOLASTIC
Star Wars Jedi Academy Volume 5 The Force Oversleeps HC, $12.99

TITAN PUBLISHING GROUP
Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor Volume 7 Growth HC, $22.99
Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor Year Three #7 (Cover A Simon Myers), $3.99
Doctor Who The Ninth Doctor #14 (Cover A Simon Myers), $3.99
Doctor Who The Tenth Doctor Year Three #7 (Cover A Robert Hack), $3.99

The Picks:

Your Pal ArchieYour Pal Archie #1 – Archie Comics brings back the classic-style Archie with a bit of a modern twist. The Archie reboot breathed new life into the Riverdale universe, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for the classic style. Archie and his friends return with the stories you loved, such as Jughead begging Archie to teach him to drive, and Archie getting stood up by Veronica who choses the opera over a picnic. The only change is the characters’ designs, which are a mix of the classic Archie style and the more modern look of the reboot. It’s like getting the best of both worlds!

No so secret societyNot-So Secret Society GN – BOOM! Studios has a not-so-secret coming-of-age adventure for all ages. Madison, Dylan, Emma, Aidan, and Ava are pretty normal for 12-year-olds. They go to school and participate in extracurricular activities. As the Not-So-Secret Society, they also have awesome adventures together! For their school’s annual science fair, the kids invent a candy-making machine. But when things go wrong, and their candy creation comes to life and escapes, it’s up to the Not-So-Secret Society to stop it from destroying the entire city! The writing team of Matthew Daley, of Lantern City, and Arlene Daley has crafted an adventure that celebrates the value of teamwork and lifelong friendships.

Images © Archie Comics and BOOM! Studios 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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