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This Week’s Comics: Celebrate with Ice Cream

Lumberjanes 50 headerIt’s a short list moving into the long weekend, but there are still some good titles to highlight. Archie Comic Publications is “ready” to play with issue #5 of Cosmo. Boom! Studios plays with time in Adventure Time Beginning Of The End #1 while Yen Press drops another W.I.T.C.H three part story, A Crisis on Both Worlds, all ready for some binge reading.

The List:

Princeless Raven The Pirate Princess Year Two Love And Revenge #7, $3.99

Pink Panther 55th Anniversary Special #1 (Cover A Jazz dela Cuesta), $3.99

Cosmo #5 (Cover A Tracy Yardley), $3.99

Adventure Time Beginning Of The End #1 (Cover A Victoria Maderna), $3.99
Lumberjanes #50 (Cover A Kat Leyh), $4.99  **Weekly Pick**
Misfit City Volume 2 TP, $14.99
Rugrats #8 (Cover A Jorge Corona), $3.99

Looney Tunes #243, $2.99
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #38, $2.99

Johnny Boo Volume 8 Johnny Boo And The Ice Cream Computer HC, $9.99 **Weekly Pick**
Stretch Armstrong And The Flex Fighters TP, $9.99

Monsters Unleashed Volume 2 Learning Curve TP, $19.99

Witch Part 3 A Crisis On Both Worlds Volume 1 GN, $11.00
Witch Part 3 A Crisis On Both Worlds Volume 2 GN, $11.00
Witch Part 3 A Crisis On Both Worlds Volume 3 GN, $11.00

The Picks:

Lumberjanes 50Lumberjanes #50 – Boom! Studios celebrates 50 issues of Lumberjanes with on oversized Anniversary Issue. It’s a rainy day at Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquinqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types, and the Lumberjanes are stuck in the mess hall. But that doesn’t mean they can’t find an adventure! April, Mal and Ripley dive down into the tunnel’s beneath the mess hall and make several very cool, and also some pretty gross discoveries. Meantime, Jo and Molly join Emily, Diane and the Zodiac cabin for a board game of trading, building and total world conquest! Lumberjanes was one of the debut titles from Boom! Independent imprint Boom! Box, and it has been a phenomenal hit, especially for an indy title. Here’s to 50 more!

Johnny Boo 8Johnny Boo Volume 8 Johnny Boo And The Ice Cream Computer HC – IDW Publishing returns to the wacky world of Johnny Boo with it’s eighth volume. Johnny Boo invents an incredible machine that turns out to be an Ice Cream Computer. It turns anything into delicious ice cream! Old toys you don’t want, clods of dirt and grass, everything that goes in comes out as ice cream. It works great until Squiggle decides to turn himself into ice cream. Then Johnny Boo travels through time to the future where the Mean Little Boy tries to add him to his butterfly collection. It’s up to Squiggle to save the day, before everyone gets turned into ice cream! Johnny Boo is a great series for young readers with it’s easy to follow panels and big word balloons.

Images © Boom! Studios 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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