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This Week’s Comics: Teenage Rising

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Highlights from the new releases coming to stores this week include Disney Dumbo Friends in High Places from Dark Horse Comics, based on the live action movie. Keenspot Entertainment releases a stand-alone story that’s a great jumping on point for readers with Junior High Horrors #4, while Portable Press drops a bunch of graphic biographies featuring well-known people such as Alexander Hamilton, Amelia Earhart, and Martin Luther King Jr. with their new Show Me History series.

The List:

ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
Mega Ghost #4 (Of 5), $3.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie And Me Jumbo Comics Digest #16, $6.99
Archie Meets Batman ’66 TP, $17.99
Sabrina The Teenage Witch #1 (Of 5)(Cover A Veronica Fish), $3.99  **Weekly Pick**

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time Season 11 #6 (Cover A Jorge Corona), $3.99
Lumberjanes Volume 11 TP, $14.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #37 (Cover A Jamal Campbell), $3.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Disney Dumbo Friends In High Places TP, $10.99

DC COMICS
Looney Tunes #248, $2.99
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #47, $2.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Disney Comics And Stories #4 (Cover A Paolo Campinoti), $5.99
DuckTales #19 (Cover A TBD), $3.99
Star Wars Adventures #19 (Cover A Mauricet), $3.99
Star Wars Solo GN, $9.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume 1 TP, $9.99

KEENSPOT ENTERTAINMENT
Junior High Horrors #4 (Cover A Eric Kent Nightmare On Elm Street Parody Variant), $4.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Rising #1 (Of 5)(Cover A Audrey Mok), $3.99  **Weekly Pick**
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #41, $3.99

PAPERCUTZ
Barbie #2, $3.99

PORTABLE PRESS
Show Me History Abraham Lincoln Defender Of The Union GN, $12.99
Show Me History Alexander Hamilton The Fighting Founding Father GN, $12.99
Show Me History Amelia Earhart Pioneer In The Sky GN, $12.99
Show Me History Martin Luther King Voice For Equality GN, $12.99

The Picks:

Sabrina 1 2019Sabrina The Teenage Witch #1 – Archie Comics gives Sabrina the Teenage Witch the soft-reboot treatment. Sabrina, a teen witch with burgeoning powers, moves to Greendale to live with her aunts Hilda and Zelda, who are also witches. Her struggles to balance her high school life and supernatural abilities are further complicated by her dealing with being the new girl in town. But that’s no easy task when she finds two intriguing love interests, an instant rivalry, and a couple of misfits that could become BFFs. Top it all off with crazy supernatural events threatening the high school, and maybe even the world, and you have the latest incarnation of everyone’s favorite teenage witch. While Sabrina has already made her appearance in the mainline Archie series, she gets the full spotlight here. Fans of Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Archie will not want to miss it.

Marvel Rising 1 2019Marvel Rising #1 – Marvel Comics brings Ms. Marvel and Squirrel Girl back to team up in a new series. Kamala Khan, aka Ms. Marvel, goes on a campus tour of Empire State University with fellow heroes Spider-Man and Inferno, led by her other friend and fellow hero, Doreen Green, Squirrel Girl. Things don’t go as planned as their home turf of New Jersey is invaded by a swarm of knights in shining suits, driving cars armed with javelins. They’re going to need lots of help for this one. Fortunately, they know just who to call. Despite having the same name as the short comic series released last year, this is a new series with all the characters facing off against a new villain. It’s another great addition to middle school graphic novel shelves.

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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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