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This Week’s Comics: Squirrel Girl Tales

Take a break from raking those falling leaves to check out some of the new releases from this week’s list. Drawn and Quarterly releases some stranger things with Kitaro Volume 4 Kitaro’s Strange Adventures. IDW Publishing brings Skylanders back for a new series with Spyro and Friends Quarterly Goldslinger #1 while Roaring Brook Press gets the word out on Recess Warriors Volume 2 Bad Guy is a Two-Word Word.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Adventures Of Miru Volume 1 TP, $14.99

AMULET BOOKS
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Volume 12 The Getaway HC, $13.95
Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales Volume 7 Raid Of No Return HC, $12.99  **Weekly Pick**

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archies #2 (Cover A Greg Smallwood), $3.99
Betty And Veronica By Adam Hughes Volume 1 TP, $12.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time Comics Volume 3 TP, $14.99
Adventure Time Regular Show #4 (Of 6)(Cover A Phil Murphy), $3.99

DC COMICS
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #87, $2.99

DRAWN AND QUARTERLY
Kitaro Volume 4 Kitaro’s Strange Adventures GN, $12.95

IDW PUBLISHING
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #60 (Cover A Agnes Garbowska), $3.99
Skylanders Spyro And Friends Quarterly Goldslinger #1 (Cover A David Baldeon), $4.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ghostbusters II #2 (Cover A Dan Schoening), $3.99

JOE BOOKS
Disney Lilo And Stitch The Story Of The Movie In Comics GN, $5.99
Disney Princess #14, $3.99
Disney The Little Mermaid The Story Of The Movie In Comics GN, $5.99

MARVEL COMICS
Ms. Marvel #24, $3.99
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #26, $3.99  **Weekly Pick**

ROARING BROOK PRESS
Recess Warriors Volume 2 Bad Guy Is A Two-Word Word GN, $12.99

UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
SpongeBob Comics #74, $3.99

VERTICAL COMICS
Cardfight Vanguard Volume 10 GN, $10.95

VIZ MEDIA
Pokemon Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Volume 5 GN, $4.99

The Picks:

Nathan Hale 7Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales Volume 7 Raid Of No Return – Amulet Books brings back Nathan Hale with a Dangerous Tale from World War II. After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United States requested volunteers for a dangerous secret assignment; to launch Army bombers from an aircraft carrier and retaliate by striking targets in Tokyo. After the bombing, some pilots crashed, some were captured, and many ended up in mainland China, where they were carried to safety by Chinese villagers, despite being hunted by the Japanese forces. Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales does a great job of illuminating historical events in an entertaining and sometimes sobering way. It’s a great addition to library shelves.

Unbeatable Squirrel Girl 26Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #26 – Marvel Comics gives Squirrel Girl and her friends in the Marvel Universe their own special standalone issue! Squirrel Girl, though her own powers of persuasion, has convinced her friends to make their own comics. Howard the Duck, Loki, Kraven the Hunter, Spider-Man, Wolverine, and even Squirrel Girl’s sidekick, Tippy, all contribute stories to this first-of-its-kind issue. No other comic would give you “Galactus Gags” by the planet eater himself! Only in the pages of Unbeatable Squirrel Girl could something so meta be done and work so well. Just reading the titles of the stories inside will put a smile on your face.

Images © Amulet Books and Marvel Comics 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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