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This Week’s Comics: Regal Samurai

Take some time before the big game to check out some of the titles from this week’s new releases. Boom! Studios continues the adventures of Antimony with volume 6 of Gunnerkrigg Court. Drawn and Quarterly has the next volume of the classic yokai manga with Kitaro Volume 5: The Vampire Slayer, and IDW Publishing brings back another 80s Hasbro franchise with Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters #1. May the best puppy win this weekend!

The List:

AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
Chim Chum And The Portly Samurai #1 (Cover A Adrian Ropp), $3.99  **Weekly Pick**

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie And Me Comics Digest #4, $6.99
Betty And Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #258, $6.99
Betty And Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #260, $6.99
Josie And The Pussycats Volume 2 TP, $12.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Gunnerkrigg Court Volume 6 HC, $26.99
Regular Show Volume 10 TP, $14.99

DRAWN AND QUARTERLY
Kitaro Volume 5 Kitaro The Vampire Slayer GN, $12.95

IDW PUBLISHING
Atomic Robo And The Spectre Of Tomorrow #4 (Of 5)(Cover A Scott Wegener), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #62 (Cover A Andy Price), $3.99
Powerpuff Girls The Bureau Of Bad #3 (Of 3)(Cover A Philip Murphy), $3.99
Star Wars Adventures Forces Of Destiny Rose And Paige #1 (Cover A Nicoletta Baldari), $3.99
Stretch Armstrong And The Flex Fighters #1 (Of 3)(Cover A Aluir Amancio), $3.99
Walt Disney’s Comics And Stories #741 (Cover A Andrea Casty Castellan), $5.99

MARVEL COMICS
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #27, $3.99

PAPERCUTZ
Regal Academy Volume 1 A School For Fairy Tales GN, $9.99  **Weekly Pick**
Regal Academy Volume 2 Happily Ever After GN, $9.99

TITAN PUBLISHING GROUP
Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor The Sapling Volume 1 Growth TP, $16.99
Doctor Who The Tenth Doctor Year Three #13 (Cover A Iolanda Zanfardino), $3.99

The Picks:

Chim Chum 1Chim Chum And The Portly Samurai #1 – American Mythology Productions bring an all ages web comic to print. The Portly Samurai, a freelance swordsman that-is-yet-to-be-named and of questionable origins and his plucky, silent fox sidekick have been down on their luck. When they finally land a paying gig, they become unwitting players in the mystery of a legendary lost city. This series is based on a single panel gag web comic by former Disney artist Adrian Ropp, who is adapting his creation to the monthly serialization format. This is a series readers of any age will love.

Regal Academy 1Regal Academy Volume 1 A School For Fairy Tales GN – Papercutz brings another Nick Jr. cartoon to comics. Rose Cinderella grew up on Earth, but when she finds a magic that unlocks a door to the Fairy Tale Land, she learns she is the granddaughter of Fairy Tale Cinderella. She enrolls in Regal Academy, where her grandmother is headmistress, and befriends the grandchildren of other famous fairy tale princes and princesses, while stopping the evil plans of Vicky Broomstick and her henchmen. This series is based on a cartoon that originally aired in Italy and was brought over to the US by Nickelodeon. Disney fans and lovers of fairy tales will enjoy this series’ different take on these traditional characters.

Images © American Mythology Productions and Papercutz 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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