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This Week’s Comics: Rise of the Ocean Renegades

Kid Beowulf 3 HeaderHighlights from this week’s new releases include a Lumberjanes Special from Boom! Studios, A Midsummer Night’s Scheme #1. Golden Apple Books releases the first official issue of Blastosaurus while Kodansha closes out their all ages Fairy Tail title with Fairy Tail Blue Mistral Volume 4.

The List:

AMP! COMICS FOR KIDS
Kid Beowulf Volume 3 The Rise Of El Cid GN, $12.99  **Weekly Pick**

AMULET BOOKS
Earth Before Us Volume 2 Ocean Renegades GN, $15.99  **Weekly Pick**

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #291, $6.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Garfield Homecoming #3 (Of 4)(Cover A Andy Hirsch & Ben Sears), $3.99
Lumberjanes A Midsummer Night’s Scheme #1 (Cover A Natacha Bustos), $7.99
Lumberjanes Coloring Book TP, $16.99
Mech Cadet Yu #11 (Cover A Takeshi Miyazawa), $3.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Lost Chronicles Volume 1 TP, $16.99

GOLDEN APPLE BOOKS
Blastosaurus #1, $3.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Donald And Mickey Quarterly #4 (Cover A Andrea Freccero), $5.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #69 (Cover A Tom Kuusisto), $3.99
Uncle Scrooge #38 (Cover A Andrea Freccero), $3.99
Walt Disney Showcase #5 (The Donald Duck Family)(Cover A Enrico Faccini), $3.99

KODANSHA COMICS
Fairy Tail Blue Mistral Volume 4 GN, $10.99

MARVEL COMICS
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #35, $3.99

TITAN COMICS
Doctor Who The Road To The Thirteenth Doctor #2 (The Eleventh Doctor)(Cover A Robert Hack), $3.99

UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
SpongeBob Comics #83, $3.99

The Picks:

Kid Beowulf 3Kid Beowulf Volume 3 The Rise Of El Cid GN – Amp! Comics For Kids takes their English hero to meet a Spanish hero. Beowulf and Grendel find themselves in war-torn Spain, where they meet a young knight named Rodrigo. In a land where honor is hard-fought, allegiances are dubious and the bulls run wild, Rodrigo fights for the name he lost, the land he loves and the virtue they’ve both forgotten. Beowulf and Grendel have new lands to explore as they travel to medieval Spain and join in a swashbuckling action-adventure with a dash of romance. Kid Beowulf continues to be a perfect addition to graphic novel and mythic shelves.

Earth Before Us 2Earth Before Us Volume 2 Ocean Renegades GN – Amulet Books takes a look back at the earliest lifeforms on Earth. Ronnie’s parents go on a business trip, and leave her with their neighbor, retired paleontologist Miss Lernin. Ronnie is hoping for another dinosaur-size adventure, but instead, they end up at the aquarium’s jellyfish exhibit. Ronnie can’t believe that jellyfish can be as cool as dinosaurs, so Miss Lernin takes her back in time to the Paleozoic era, to show her just how interesting prehistoric life was before the age of dinosaurs. The history of life on Earth is full of amazing and wonderful things. It’s great to see a series bring that to kids.

Images © Amp! Comics for Kids and Amulet Books 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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