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This Week’s Comics: Pashmina Tales

Crazy weather getting you down, or allergies flaring up? Grab some of the new titles from this week’s list for some relief!  First Second releases the 4th volume of their fantastic Secret Coders series, Robots and Repeats. Marvel collects more issues of their zany hit The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl with volume 6, while Seven Seas Entertainment releases the manga adaptation of another classic novel, Anne of Green Gables Illustrated.

The List:

Archie #24 (Cover A Audrey Mok), $3.99
Betty And Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #256, $6.99

Adventure Time Sugary Shorts Volume 3 TP, $19.99
Hi-Fi Fight Club #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Nina Vakueva), $3.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #19 (Cover A Jamal Campbell), $3.99
Over The Garden Wall #18 (Cover A Kiernan Sjursen-Lien), $3.99

Zodiac Starforce Cries Of The Fire Prince #2 (Of 4), $3.99

Looney Tunes #239, $2.99
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #30, $2.99

Pashmina GN, $16.99  **Weekly Pick**
Secret Coders Volume 4 Robots And Repeats GN, $10.99

Donald And Mickey Quest For The Faceplant TP, $12.99
DuckTales #1 (Cover A Marco Ghiglione), $3.99 **Weekly Pick**
Jem And The Holograms Infinite #3 (Of 3)(Cover A Jen Hickman), $3.99
My Little Pony Legends Of Magic #6 (Cover A Brenda Hickey), $3.99
My Little Pony The Movie Adaptation TP, $7.99

Frozen 2017 Annual #1, $4.99

I Am Groot #5, $3.99
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #23, $3.99
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Volume 6 Who Run The World Squirrels TP, $15.99

Gumby #3, $3.99
Nancy Drew Diaries Volume 9 GN, $9.99

Little Guardians #5, $3.99

Anne Of Green Gables Illustrated SC, $13.99

Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor Year Three #10 (Cover A Klebs Jr), $3.99
Doctor Who The Ninth Doctor Volume 2 Doctormania HC , $19.99
Doctor Who The Twelfth Doctor Year Three #7 (Cover A Claudia SG Iannicello), $3.99

The Picks:

PashminaPashmina GN – First Second takes readers on a journey as a young girl tries to find the answers to her past. Priyanka Das wants to know about her mother’s previous life in India; who her father is and why her mother left him behind, but Pri’s mom avoids her questions-the topic of India is permanently closed. When Pri finds a mysterious pashmina hidden in a forgotten suitcase, she wraps herself in it and finds herself transported to an India more vivid and colorful than any guidebook or Bollywood film. Questioning the reality the pashmina is showing her, Pri goes in search of the truth, traveling farther than she’s ever dared to find the family she never knew. Heartwarming and illuminating, Pashmina gives readers insight into the hardship, but ultimately rewarding, self-discovery that comes fom juggling two cultures.

DuckTales 1DuckTales #1 – IDW Publishing puts the “Woo-oo!” back in comics. Follow Donald Duck and his nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie, as visit a top-secret lab filled with crazy inventions meant to make life easier, but just might make them shorter, instead, in “The Great Experiment of the Washing Machine.” Then join them in a lighthouse in the desert where Donald has become the keeper, as well as having to keep his nephews under control in “The Chilling Secret of the Lighthouse!” This new comic series has the look as the rebooted cartoon series, but the feel of a prequel so far, as the stories feature Donald and the Nephews on their own adventures, before joining Uncle Scrooge in Duckburg. Fans old and new will still want to jump in on the adventure.

Images © First Second and IDW Publishing 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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