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This Week’s Comics: Spider-Archie

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Highlights from this week’s new releases include the first original graphic novel for Over the Wall, Distillatoria from Boom! Studios. Lerner Publishing Group continues their young reader series, Q and Ray Case with Volume 3, Foul Play At Elm Tree Park, while Papercutz introduces a new series by prolific cartoonist Art Baltazar, Gillbert The Little Merman Volume 1.

The List:

Archie #700 (Cover A Marguerite Sauvage), $3.99  **Weekly Pick**
Betty And Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #265, $6.99
Everything’s Archie Volume 1 TP, $10.99

Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock Mokey Loses Her Muse HC, $9.99
Lumberjanes #56 (Cover A Kat Leyh), $3.99
Over The Garden Wall Volume 1 Distillatoria GN, $14.99
Steven Universe #22 (Cover A Missy Pena), $3.99

Teen Titans Go #31, $2.99

I Am Sonia Sotomayor HC, $14.99

My Little Pony Nightmare Knights #2 (Cover A Tony Fleecs), $3.99
Real Science Adventures The Nicodemus Job #5 (Cover A Meredith McClaren), $3.99
Tangled Hair-Raising Adventures #3 (Of 3)(Cover A Eduard Petrovich & Rosa La Barbera), $3.99

Q And Ray Case Volume 3 Foul Play At Elm Tree Park GN, $7.99

Encounter #8, $3.99

Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #37, $3.99
Spider-Man Enter The Spider-Verse #1 (Cover A Eduard Petrovich), $4.99  **Weekly Pick**
Spidey School’s Out Marvel Premiere Graphic Novel TP, $14.99

Gillbert The Little Merman Volume 1 GN, $9.99

The Picks:

Archie 700Archie #700 – Archie Comic Publications hits the soft reboot button as their flagship series hits a milestone. Summer vacation is over, and the Riverdale gang has returned after three months away. Betty and Veronica took off for their respective internships, and even Jughead got a job as a reporter for the Riverdale Gazette. But Archie, the only one of the gang to stay in Riverdale, won’t talk about how he spent his summer vacation. It’s a mystery his best friend Jughead can’t resist, but it seems Archie’s lips are sealed to everyone–except for a certain teenage witch. With a new creative team, this latest chapter in the Archie universe borrows a lot of atmosphere from the hit CW TV show Riverdale while staying true to Archie’s roots as a title for all ages to read.

Spider-man enter the spiderverse 1Spider-Man Enter The Spider-Verse #1 – Marvel Comics introduces their newest Spider-Team with this standalone adventure. Peter Parker, with the help of Mister Fantastic, has traveled the Multiverse, and assembled a team of other spider-heroes. Miles Morales, Spider-Gwen, aka Ghost Spider, Spider-Punk, spiky mohawk and all, and even Spider-Ham, travel to Universe 717 in search of GOG, an extra dimensional creature that was being used by other super villains. Mister Fantastic tried to transport him home, but he ended up in 717’s New York City instead, and doesn’t seem too pleased to see the Web Warriors. This series introduces all the Spider-Heroes that will be in the animated movie due out in December, as well as a reprint of Miles Morales’ first adventure in the Prime Marvel Universe.

Images © Archie Comic Publishing and Marvel Comics 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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