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This Week’s Comics: Waking Rose

Mystery and monsters fill up this week’s list of new releases. Bongo Comics sets super sleuth Lisa Simpson loose in the newest Simpson Comics #242. Lion Forge continues their monster series Wrapped Up #4 with some Kaiju-sized monster action, while Marvel Comics’ own Kaiju Kid has his own sleuthing to do in Monsters Unleashed #10.

The List:

Jupiter Jet #2 (Cover A Ben Matsuya), $3.99
Miraculous #19 (Featuring Kung Food), $4.99
Miraculous #20 (Featuring Gamer)(Cover A Zag Entertainment), $4.99
Miraculous #21 (Featuring Reflecta)(Cover A Zag Entertainment), $4.99
Princeless Raven Year Two Love And Revenge #3 (Cover A Xenia Pamfil), $3.99
Shinobi Ninja Princess Volume 2 The Lightning Oni TP, $14.99

Simpsons Comics #242, $3.99

Adventure Time Comics #19 (Cover A Jamie Coe), $3.99
Jim Henson’s The Storyteller Fairies #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Benjamin Schipper), $3.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #23 (Cover A Jamal Campbell), $3.99
Rugrats #4 (Cover A Jorge Corona), $3.99

Batman Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #3 (Of 6)(Cover A Freddie E. Williams II), $3.99

I Am Harriet Tubman HC, $14.99

Skylanders Spyro And Friends HC, $12.99
Star Wars Adventures #6 (Cover A Derek Charm), $3.99  **Weekly Pick**
Star Wars Adventures Forces Of Destiny Hera #1 (Cover A Eva Widermann), $3.99

Wrapped Up #4 (Cover A Scoot McMahon), $3.99

Monsters Unleashed #10, $3.99

Hilo Volume 4 Waking The Monsters GN, $13.99  **Weekly Pick**

Disney Manga Pirates Of The Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest GN, $12.99

The Picks:

Star Wars Adventures 6 Star Wars Adventures #6 – IDW Publishing debuts one of the new characters from The Last Jedi. Rose Tico is a flight tech for the Resistance. They have moved to a new, larger ship that is being retrofitted, and Rose is spending all her free time reading up on the ship’s specs, which gets her a lot of gruff from the other mechanics and pilots. But when the First Order attacks, Poe Dameron is on his own when the hangar bay doors won’t open. It’s up to Rose to use what she’s learned to save Dameron and the Resistance. Fans of Rose Tico will love this one shot that puts her at the center of the action and really lets her shine.

Hilo 4Hilo Volume 4 Waking The Monsters GN – Random House continues this graphic novel series about a robot boy and his human friends working together to save the world. Hilo, DJ and Gina have had some amazing adventures, but when Mega Robot Monsters suddenly start waking up all over the world, they turn out to be too big and too strong for Hilo. It will take help from Gina, and some brand new super powers to even the playing field. But as they get closer to saving the world from the monsters, the closer Hilo gets to the dark secret of his past. A secret he may not want to know. Hilo is a story filled with action, adventure and humor that kids and parents will love.

Images © IDW Publishing and Random House Books for Young Readers 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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