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This Week’s Comics: Surfside Mech

It’s the last days to enjoy sun, sand, and surf with the new releases from this week’s new comics list. Dynamite Entertainment brings out the snarkiest crossover ever with Grumpy Cat Garfield #1. IDW Publishing brings back the best character in Skylanders with Spyro and Friends Quarterly Full Blast #1 while Super Genius puts a new spin on the story of Peter Pan with Wendy Project.

The List:

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie’s Funhouse Back To School Annual Digest #27, $5.99
Marvel Comics Digest #2 (The Avengers), $6.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time Regular Show #1 (Of 6)(Cover A Phil Murphy), $3.99
Mech Cadet Yu #1 (Of 4)(Cover A Takeshi Miyazawa), $3.99  **Weekly Pick**

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
Grumpy Cat Garfield #1 (Of 3)(Cover A Andy Hirsch), $3.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook #2 (Of 3)(Cover A Fico Ossio), $4.99
Skylanders Spyro And Friends Quarterly Full Blast #1 (Cover A David Baldeon), $4.99
Surfside Girls Volume 1 The Secret Of Danger Point TP, $19.99  **Weekly Pick**

JOE BOOKS
At The Movies #3 (Disney Pixar Cars 3), $4.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Universe Avengers Ultron Revolution #12, $2.99

PAPERCUTZ
Barbie Volume 2 Big Dreams Best Friends GN, $7.99
Hardy Boys Adventures Volume 3 GN, $15.99

SCOUT COMICS
Little Guardians #4, $3.99

SUPER GENIUS
Wendy Project GN, $12.99

The Picks:

Mech Cadet Yu 1 Mech Cadet Yu #1 – B))M! Studios introduces a new world filled with adventure and giant robots! To defend the Earth from the terrifying aliens known as the Sharg, giant robots from outer space come to bond with young cadets from the elite Sky Corps Academy. One giant robot crash lands well away from the academy and meets a young boy who is neither a cadet nor a candidate. It’s a great honor to be chosen, and this robot makes what looks like the wrong choice. There are not enough Giant Robot comics out there, so it’s good to see BOOM! Studios doing their part to rectify this situation. This series is perfect for fans of Amadeus Cho and Pacific Rim.

Surfside GirlsSurfside Girls Volume 1 The Secret Of Danger Point TP – IDW Publishing finds mystery at the beach. Samantha and Jade are best friends in the seaside town of Surfside, but Jade’s giggle fits whenever she sees a boy throws a wrench into the kick-back summer of surfing and hanging out that Sam had planned. But things really start to get weird after Sam swims through a secret underwater cave and starts to see things, like ghosts and pirates. It’s up to her and Jade to get to the bottom of the mystery before something even scarier shows up and threatens their town. Surfside Girls combines mystery, ghosts and the ocean in the perfect end-of-the-summer read.

Images © Boom! Studios and IDW Publishing 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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