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This Week’s Comics: Faire Planet

Celebrate National Read A Book Day every day with some of the titles from this week’s new comics! Amulet Books releases the fourth and final volume of the Poptropica series. BOOM! Studios brings Mouse Guard to emergent readers with the Mouse Guard Alphabet Book, while IDW continues the Star Wars love with Star Wars Adventures, bringing stories from the entire Star Wars universe into one all-ages series.

The List:

Hero Cats Midnight Over Stellar City Volume 2 #3, $3.99

Poptropica Voume 4 The End Of Time GN, $9.99

Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #282, $6.99

Adventure Time #68 (Cover A Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb), $3.99
Amazing World Of Gumball After School Special SC, $14.99
Mouse Guard Alphabet Book HC, $16.99

Lucy And Andy Neanderthal Volume 2 The Stone Cold Age HC, $12.99

All’s Faire In Middle School GN, $12.99  **Weekly Pick**

Grumpy Cat Garfield #2 (Of 3)(Cover A Andy Hirsch), $3.99
Fruit Ninja #1 (Cover A Scott Brown), $3.99

Jem And The Holograms The Misfits Infinite #2 (Of 3)(Cover A Jenn St-Onge), $3.99
My Little Pony Legends Of Magic #5 (Cover A Brenda Hickey), $3.99
My Little Pony The Movie Prequel #4 (Cover A Andy Price), $3.99
Star Wars Adventures #1 (Cover A Derek Charm), $3.99

Disney Gravity Falls Shorts Cinestory #4, $3.99

Doctor Who The Ninth Doctor Year 2 #1 (Cover A Adriana Melo), $3.99

Good Night Planet HC, $12.95  **Weekly Pick**

The Picks:

Alls FaireAll’s Faire In Middle School GN – Dial Books brings back Victoria Jamieson for another heartwarming graphic novel about the trials and triumphs of adolescence. After a life of being homeschooled, eleven-year-old Imogene is going to a public middle school. She wants to prove her bravery to her Renaissance Faire-working parents and start her own training as a squire. But things don’t go as planned when Impy falls in with a group of girls who aren’t as nice as they seem. Impy becomes embarrassed about her thrift shop apparel, her family’s unusual lifestyle, and their small, messy apartment. But when she goes along with her new friends to do something mean, she begins to question if she can become the heroic knight—or if she is the dragon in her own story. Fans of Roller Girl and other stories about tweens will enjoy this new title.

Good Night PlanetGood Night Planet HC – Toon Books brings a tender tale by internationally renowned cartoonist Liniers. Worn out after a long day of jumping in leaves and reading her favorite books, a little girl is ready to go to sleep. But her favorite stuffed animal, Planet, is just getting started! Planet’s night is filled with befriending a dog, gobbling a cookie, taking a leap into the unknown, and revealing the wonders that exist at night, in secret, after their owners close their eyes. This gorgeous and warm-hearted tale is sure to be a favorite for early readers to read and have read to them at bedtime.

Images © Dial Books and Toon Books respectively.

Lori Henderson About Lori Henderson

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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