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This Week’s Comics: Monster Ozy and Millie

Ozy and Millie 1 headerHighlights from this week’s new releases include the second volume of David Fickling Books’ Phoenix Colossal Comics Collection. First Second is on the trail of another creepy mystery with the Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo Volume 2 The Monster Mall while Golden Apple Books introduces a new book for all ages filled with 80’s era fantasy action in Adventure Van #1.

The List:

Mateo And The Flower Of The Rain GN, $9.95

Ozy And Millie Volume 1 GN, $9.99  **Weekly Pick**

Archie And Me Comics Digest #10, $6.99
Archie Meets Batman ’66 #1 (Dan Parent 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
Life With Archie Volume 1 TP, $10.99

Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock #4 (Cover A Katie Cook), $3.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Shattered Grid #1 (Cover A Jamal Campbell), $7.99

Phoenix Colossal Comics Collection Volume 2 TP, $14.99

Monster Mayhem GN, $14.99  **Weekly Pick**

Creepy Case Files Of Margo Maloo Volume 2 The Monster Mall HC, $15.99

Adventure Van #1 (Of 5), $3.99

Baby-Sitters Club Color Edition Volume 6 Kristy’s Big Day GN, $10.99

DuckTales Classics Volume 1 TP, $19.99
My Little Pony Ponyville Mysteries #4 (Cover A Agnes Garbowska), $3.99
Star Wars Adventures #13 (Cover A Elsa Charretier), $3.99
Uncle Scrooge #39 (Cover A Stefano Intini), $3.99

Lucy And Andy Neanderthal Volume 3 Bad To The Bones HC, $12.99

The Picks:

Ozy and Millie 1Ozy And Millie Volume 1 GN – Amp! Comics For Kids releases the first collection of the first comic strip by the creator of Phoebe and Her Unicorn. Ozy and Millie are two foxes who live and go to school in Seattle. Ozy is calm and thoughtful. He wears a top hat and likes to practice zen, while Millie is rambunctious and rebellious, often playing pranks on Ozy. These two best friends face the everyday challenges of middle grade students, such as facing bullies, taking tests, and dealing with the dread of going back to school after a surprise snow day. The strips explore the friendship between the two foxes, offering charming and fun stories flavored with Simpson’s sweetly philosophical humor. And it features a dragon as Ozy’s adoptive dad who is also a frequent Presidential candidate. What more could you ask for?

Monster MayhemMonster Mayhem GN – Dial Books brings three great things that go great together; girls, science and giant monsters. Zoe is a science-obsessed girl who loves two things – inventing and building robots, and watching classic monster movies. One day, Zoe finds and accidentally activates a mysterious ring. The next morning she is face to face with a familiar monster in her window. Her favorite kaiju from the movies is here and he wants to be Zoe’s friend! It’s like a dream come true, but the ring hasn’t just brought her new friend to life. There are more monsters, and they are hungry. Zoe will need to put her robotics genius to work to stop them all. Christopher Eliopoulos, illustrator of the Ordinary People Change the World series, gets his own book that’s filled with sci-fi action and lots of laughs.

Images © Amp! Comics for Kids and Dial Books 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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