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This Week’s Comics: Little Women Cause a Ruckus

Meg Jo Beth Amy Little Women headerHighlights from this week’s list of new comics releases include IDW Publishing’s release of the latest from Johnny Boo, Volume 9, Johnny Boo Is King. Golden Apple Books’ Blastosaurus #6 rounds up it’s “Monster Dog Saga” arc while the X-Venture X-plorers of Dinosaur Hunters Volume 4 finds themselves Trapped in the Triassic.

The List:

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie 1000-Page Comics Party TP, $14.99
Archie And Friends Music Jam #1, $2.99
World Of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #86, $6.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time Season 11 #5 (Cover A Jorge Corona), $3.99
Amazing World Of Gumball Spring Break Smash #1 (Cover A Mirka Andolfo), $7.99
By Night #8 (Of 12)(Cover A Christine Larsen), $3.99
Great Wiz And The Ruckus GN, $14.99  **Weekly Pick**
Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers #17 (Cover A Marcus To), $3.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Plants Vs Zombies Volume 12 Dino-Might HC, $9.99

GOLDEN APPLE BOOKS
Blastosaurus #6, $3.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Disney Afternoon Giant #3 (Cover A Leonel Castellani), $5.99
Johnny Boo Volume 9 Johnny Boo Is King HC, $9.99

LITTLE BROWN BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
Meg Jo Beth And Amy A Modern Retelling Little Women GN, $12.99  **Weekly Pick**

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Super Hero Adventures Spider-Man Web Of Intrigue #1, $3.99
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #41, $3.99

PAPERCUTZ
Dinosaur Explorers Volume 4 Trapped In The Triassic GN, $12.99
Thea Stilton 3-In-1 Edition Volume 2 GN, $14.99

The Picks:

Great Wiz and RuckusGreat Wiz And The Ruckus GN – Boom! Studios tries to keep the Ruckus down. Red is a blind Wiz tasked with finding other Wiz’s of the realm that, when banded together, will become a being of light known as the Great Wiz. They are needed to destroy the growing evil darkness known as the Ruckus. On his journey Red meets with Bog Wiz, Sad Dad, and Feather Duster, but it’s going to take a young Wiz named Bean to bring them together. But Bean is too strong, too hot-headed, and too untested to be of any real help. With the fate of the world resting on the small Wiz’s shoulders, Red will do whatever it takes to get Bean ready and to make sure the Ruckus doesn’t win. Great Wiz and the Ruckus is an epic adventure of the battle between good and evil, with lovable heroes and great friends that tween will love.

Meg Jo Beth Amy Little WomenMeg Jo Beth And Amy A Modern Retelling Little Women GN – Little Brown Books for Young Readers celebrates the 150th anniversary of the classic Little Women with a modern reenvisioning. March sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy must rely on one another, as their father is away in the military and their mother works overtime to support them. Whether they’re arguing over the bathroom, struggling with homework, fighting off bullies, understanding their crushes or battling leukemia, this blended family living in modern day NYC still find a way to make it from day to day. Despite constantly questioning if everything will turn out okay, these modern young women strive to discover themselves and follow their dreams. This title will fit in with other great tween titles such as Smile and Sisters, This One Summer, Awkward, and Roller Girl.

Images © Boom! Studios and Little Brown Books for Young Readers.

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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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