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This Week’s Comics: Skulls Backstage

Backstagers Halloween headerHighlights from this week’s comics include the sci-fi misadventures of Sanity and Tallulah from Disney imprint Hyperion. Graphix releases the second volume in the Witch Boy series, Hidden Witch, while Oni Press lets the monkeys out their graphic novel Banana Sunday.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
NorthStars Volume 1 Welcome To Snowville HC, $9.99

ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
Spookhouse 2 #4 (Of 4), $3.99

AMP! COMICS FOR KIDS
Phoebe And Her Unicorn Volume 8 Phoebe And Her Unicorn In Unicorn Theater HC, $9.99

AMULET BOOKS
Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales Volume 8 Lafayette HC, $13.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #293, $6.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Backstagers Halloween Intermission #1 (Cover A Rian Sygh), $7.99  **Weekly Pick**
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #32 (Cover A Jamal Campbell), $3.99
Over The Garden Wall Hollow Town #2 (Cover A Celia Lowenthal), $3.99
Regular Show 25 Years Later #5 (Of 6)(Cover A Cristina Rose Chua), $3.99

DC COMICS
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #43, $2.99

DISNEY – HYPERION
Sanity And Tallulah GN, $12.99

GOLDEN APPLE BOOKS
Adventure Van #3 (Of 5), $3.99
Blastosaurus #3, $3.99

GRAPHIX
Hidden Witch GN, $12.99

GREENWILLOW BOOKS
Knights Vs Dinosaurs Illustrated Novel HC, $16.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Star Wars Adventures Tales From Vader’s Castle #4 (Of 5)(Cover A Francesco Francavilla), $3.99
Uncle Scrooge Volume 11 Whom The Gods Would Destroy TP, $12.99

IRON CIRCUS COMICS
Girl Who Married A Skull And Other African Stories GN, $15.00  **Weekly Pick**

LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY
Short And Skinny GN, $12.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Super Hero Adventures Captain Marvel Halloween Spooktacular #1, $3.99
Marvel Superhero Adventures To Wakanda And Beyond TP, $9.99
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #36, $3.99

ONI PRESS
Banana Sunday GN, $12.99

The Picks:

Backstagers HalloweenBackstagers Halloween Intermission #1 – Boom! Studios brings back the backstage hands for a haunted night at the theater. With all the weirdness that goes on backstage during normal nights, no one wants to know what happens on Halloween, the spookiest night of the year. Sasha is going to find out however, when he accidentally falls asleep backstage and ends up locked in the theater overnight. But he’s not alone, as Stage Managers Tim and Jamie are staying as well. What creepy creatures, lurking shadows and terrible terrors will they discover? And what the heck are Tim and Jamie chanting? This oversized issue has three spine-tingling tales to make your Halloween season even spookier.

Girl who married a skullGirl Who Married A Skull And Other African Stories GN – Iron Circus Comics continues their Cautionary Fables and Fairytales series with a volume dedicated to stories from Africa. This volume features 15 new tales, including a skull who borrows body parts to pass himself off as human so he can trick the village beauty into marriage, a play date between the Frog and Snake’s daughters, and crocodiles holding a vote on whether or not to eat a man that had once saved one of their lives. These classic African fairy tales are given a modern twist to appeal to a new audience with tales that range from funny to eerie and sinister.

Images © Boom! Studios and Iron Circus Comics respectively.

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