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This Week’s Comics: It’s All Fun and Games

Hocus and Pocus 1 headerHighlights from this week’s new releases includes Dial Books’ latest entry into their Ordinary People Change the World series with I Am Neil Armstrong. First Second releases the final volume of Faith Erin Hicks’ The Nameless City trilogy with The Divided Earth, while Viz Media continues to follow the gaming battles of the Inklings in Splatoon Volume 4.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Vamplets The Undead Pet Society Beware The Bitemares #1 (One Shot)(Cover A Amanda Coronado), $3.99

AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
Rocky And Bullwinkle Show #3 (Cover A Adrian Ropp), $3.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #292, $6.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Garfield Homecoming #4 (Of 4)(Cover A Andy Hirsch & Genevieve FT), $3.99
Garfield Volume 5 Trouble In Paradise GN, $9.99
Mech Cadet Yu #12 (Cover A Takeshi Miyazawa), $3.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Volume 6 TP, $16.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Disney Frozen Breaking Boundaries #2 (Cover A Kawaii Creative Studio), $3.99
Disney Frozen Breaking Boundaries #2 (Cover B Eduardo Francisco), $3.99
Disney Zootopia Friends To The Rescue HC, $7.99 **Weekly Pick**

DIAL BOOKS
I Am Neil Armstrong HC, $14.99

FIRST SECOND
Nameless City Volume 3 The Divided Earth GN, $14.99

IDW PUBLISHING
DuckTales Volume 3 Quests And Quacks TP, $9.99
Real Science Adventures The Nicodemus Job #3 (Cover A Meredith McClaren), $3.99

IMAGE COMICS
Scales And Scoundrels #12 (Cover A Galaad), $3.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Rising Omega #1 (Cover A Gurihiru), $4.99
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #36, $3.99

PAPERCUTZ
Smurfs 3-In-1 Volume 1 GN, $14.99

QUIRK BOOKS
Comic Quests Volume 1 Hocus Pocus The Legend Of Grimm’s Woods GN, $9.99 **Weekly Pick**
Comic Quests Volume 2 Knights Club The Bands Of Bravery GN, $9.99

TITAN COMICS
Doctor Who The Road To The Thirteenth Doctor #3 (The Twelfth Doctor)(Cover A Robert Hack), $3.99

TOKYOPOP
Nightmare Before Christmas Zero’s Journey #3, $3.99

UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
SpongeBob Comics #84, $3.99

VIZ MEDIA
Pokemon Sun And Moon Volume 2 GN, $4.99
Splatoon Manga Volume 4 GN, $9.99

The Picks:

Zootopia FriendsDisney Zootopia Friends To The Rescue HC – Dark Horse Comics brings Zootopia to the world of Disney Comics. Judy Hopps can’t wait to go to the Bunnyburrow County Fair, but for her friend Dinah to join in the fun, she has to sneak out of her house. When Dinah stumbles into trouble, the two friends will need to work together to ensure they both make it home safe. Then Nick goes to his friend Hedy’s birthday party. But without enough money to buy a gift, he learns he has other talents he can put to use to make a truly unforgettable celebration. Fans of Zootopia will be thrilled to finally have an official Disney Comics release while younger readers will enjoy seeing Judy and Nick when they were their age.

Hocus and Pocus 1Comic Quests Volume 1 Hocus & Pocus The Legend Of Grimm’s Woods GN – Quirk Books introduces a new innovative series for middle grade readers. Hocus & Pocus are sent to help two parents locate their children who have disappeared into the Grimm’s Woods, where fairy tales come to life with gingerbread houses, and a girl dressed in red. A hybrid of Choose Your Own Adventure stories, role playing games, and graphic novels, Hocus & Pocus gives readers the autonomy to choose to follow either Hocus or Pocus and to make decisions for them. Along the way, they can choose a magical animal friend, collect items, meet unusual characters and battle wild animals. It’s an interactive series that will appeal to reluctant readers and anyone who enjoys making a fun story.

Images © Dark Horse Comics and Quirk 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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