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This Week’s Comics: DIY Comics

Highlights from this week’s list of new releases include the latest volume of Phoebe and Her Unicorn, Unicorn Bowling from AMP! Comics for Kids. Just in time for the release of Avengers: Endgame, IDW Publishing brings out Marvel Action: Avengers Volume 1 The New Danger, aimed at middle grade readers, while Little Brown Books for Young Readers releases Middle School Misadventures.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Princeless Book 8 Princesses #1, $3.99

AMP! COMICS FOR KIDS
Phoebe And Her Unicorn Volume 9 Unicorn Bowling GN, $9.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie Milestones Digest #2, $6.99
World Of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #88, $6.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Backstagers Volume 3 TP, $14.99
Garfield Volume 6 The Monday Wouldn’t End GN, $14.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #38 (Cover A Jamal Campbell), $3.99
Steven Universe #27 (Cover A Missy Pena), $3.99

GRAPHIX
Share Your Smile Raina’s Guide To Telling Your Own Story HC, $12.99 Weekly Pick

IDW PUBLISHING
Marvel Action Avengers Volume 1 The New Danger TP, $9.99
Uncle Scrooge Treasure Above The Clouds TP, $12.99

JY
Zo Zo Zombie Volume 3 GN, $12.00

LION FORGE
Timothy Top Volume 2 The Yellow Whale GN, $12.99

LITTLE BROWN BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
Middle School Misadventures GN, $12.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Rising #2 (Of 5)(Cover A Audrey Mok), $3.99
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #42, $3.99

TOKYOPOP
Nightmare Before Christmas Zero’s Journey #9, $3.99

TOON BOOKS
Comics Easy As ABC HC, $16.95 Weekly Pick
We Dig Worms SC, $6.99

YEN PRESS
Hakumei And Mikochi Tiny Little Life In The Woods Volume 5 GN, $15.00

The Picks:

Share Your Smile Raina’s Guide To Telling Your Own Story HC – Graphix releases a journal for aspiring writers and artists. Raina Telgemeier, the bestselling creator of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts, lends guidance to readers inspired by her works to creator their own in this interactive journal. It has sections for brainstorming ideas, making lists, pasting in personal photos and more to help the reader learn to tell their own story, true or imagined. Raina shares her own behind-the-scenes info from her own comic-making adventures to help instruct and inspire. It also includes a special preview from her next graphic novel, Guts. Budding creators and fans of Raina Telgemeier alike will want to pick this book up.

Comics Easy As ABC HC – Toon Books looks to inspire young readers to start thinking like writers and artists. This simple guide shows children kindergarten-age and up how to use basic shapes to make faces, eyes, noses and design their own characters. It give funny and incisive advice on the language of comics, and leads the budding artists and writers into thinking about their characters, settings and prompts. Parents, teachers, and librarians will also find this guide is aimed at helping them learn about comics as well as essential tips on how to read comics with young children. This book is a great introduction to the popular and rapidly growing medium that is comics. It’s a solid addition to any elementary library.

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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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