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This Week’s Comics: Mysterious Birds and Ponies

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Highlights from this week’s new releases include Volume 2 of Scarlet Rose from Charmz, First Second’s newest addition to their Science Comics series, Rockets: Defying Gravity, and a new series from the creators of Geronimo Stilton, Melowy Volume 1, The Challenge in the Forest from Papercutz.

The List:

Ghoul Scouts I Was A Tweenage Werewolf #3, $3.99
Jupiter Jet Volume 1 TP, $14.99
Miraculous Tales Of Ladybug And Cat Noir Bug Out TP, $9.99
Princeless Raven The Pirate Princess Year Two Love And Revenge #8, $3.99

Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #289, $6.99
Archies Volume 1 TP, $17.99

Adventure Time 100 Project TP, $14.99
Dodo GN, $9.99  **Weekly Pick**
Mech Cadet Yu Volume 1 GN, $14.99

Scarlet Rose Volume 2 GN, $9.99

Scooby-Doo Team-Up Volume 5 TP, $12.99

Science Comics Rockets Defying Gravity GN, $12.99

Adventures Of John Blake GN, $12.99

Little Book Of Knowledge Sharks HC, $14.99
My Little Pony Ponyville Mysteries #1 (Cover A Agnes Garbowska), $3.99 **Weekly Pick**
Sonic The Hedgehog #5 (Cover A Kieran Gates), $3.99
Uncle Scrooge #34 (Cover B Carl Barks), $3.99

Lockjaw #4 (Of 4)(Cover A Ulises Farinas), $3.99
Marvel Super Hero Adventures The Spider-Doctor #1, $3.99
Ms. Marvel #30, $3.99

Melowy Volume 1 The Challenge In The Forest HC, $12.99

The Picks:

DodoDodo GN – Boom! Studios takes readers on a journey of discovery with a lonely girl and an extinct bird. Laila doesn’t understand why her life has changed after her parents get a divorce. Her mother has no time for her and her father never comes around anymore. Lonely and confused, Laila befriends a bird in the park near her home, a Dodo named Ralph. Through their new found friendship, Ralph takes Laila on a journey and shows her things about her world she never noticed before. Felipe Nunes, inspired by works by Pixar and Ghibli Studio, has crafted a story that readers of all ages will enjoy and that every age level can take away something different. (Editor’s note: We interviewed Felipe Nunes when this book was announced last year.)

MLP Ponyville MysteriesMy Little Pony Ponyville Mysteries #1 – IDW Publishing gives the Cutie Mark Crusaders their own miniseries. Apple Bloom, Scootaloo and Sweetie Belle try to take a break from the weirdness after befriending Lilymoon by volunteering at the local hospital. But the mysteries they were trying to escape follow them. Someone has been stealing supplies from the hospital, and if Nurse Redheart doesn’t find out who’s responsible, she may lose her job. But the Cutie Mark Crusaders step up to help her out and solve work to solve the mystery. This comic is a sister series to the popular “My Little Pony: Ponyville Mysteries” prose books, so fans can get a double dose of mystery-solving fun!

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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