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This Week’s Comics: Tales of Ghost Hog

Highlights from this week’s new releases include the final issue of the Archie Forever soft reboot spinoff series Betty and Veronica #5 from Archie Comics. IDW Publishing brings back Samurai Jack with the new series Lost Worlds #1 while Random House Books for Young Readers releases the 3rd volume of 5 Worlds, The Red Maze.

The List

AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
Three Stooges Astro Nuts #1 (Cover A Eric Shanower Cheese Variant), $3.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie #704 (Cover A Veronica Fish), $3.99
Betty And Veronica #5 (Of 5)(Cover A Sandra Lanz), $3.99
Betty And Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #270, $6.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
By Night #11 (Of 12) (Cover A Christine Larsen), $3.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Disney Aladdin Four Tales Of Agrabah GN, $10.99 Weekly Pick
Disney Frozen Reunion Road #3 (Cover A Luisa Russo), $3.99
Mysticons Volume 2 TP, $10.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Atomic Robo And The Dawn Of A New Era #5 (Of 5)(Cover A Scott Wegener), $3.99
Samurai Jack Lost Worlds #1 (Cover A Adam Bryce Thomas), $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #16 (Cover A Evan Stanley), $3.99
Star Wars Adventures #21 (Cover A Derek Charm), $3.99
Violette Around The World Volume 2 A New World Symphony HC, $12.99

MARVEL COMICS
Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #6 (Cover A Andrew C. Robinson), $3.99
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #44 (Cover A Erica Henderson), $3.99

ONI PRESS
Ghost Hog GN, $12.99 Weekly Pick

RANDOM HOUSE BOOKS YOUNG READERS
5 Worlds Volume 3 The Red Maze GN, $12.99

The Picks:

Disney Aladdin Four Tales Of Agrabah GN – Dark Horse Comics is off to adventure with an anthology that ties into the latest Disney live action movie. Agrabah is a vibrant Middle Eastern city filled with wonders and adventure. Follow three tales that take place before the beginning of the movie, showing a day in the life of Aladdin, Jasmine, and Genie, as well as discovering what Raj, Abu, and Magic Carpet are up to. One story takes place during the film, but, you know, spoilers. These four interconnected tales bring the individuality and spirit of Aladdin and his friends to the forefront, expanding on the live action movie due to come out later this month. Disney fans won’t want to miss this one.

Ghost Hog GN – Oni Press releases a new graphic novel by the creator of Mermin, Joey Weiser. Truff is the ghost of a young boar, new to the afterlife and fueled with fury towards the hunter who shot her. Guided by the forest spirits Claude and Stanley, Truff has a lot to learn. But when her parents, along with their fellow animal villagers are kidnapped by the malicious mountain demon Mava, Truff will have to choose between helping them or finally getting the revenge she has been longing for. Is vengeance all she’s good for, or is there something stronger that keeps her tethered to the living world? Weiser has crafted a story that deftly navigates loss, vengeance and acceptance. It would be a welcome addition to any middle school collection.

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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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