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This Week’s Comics: Just Beyond the Far Out

Highlights from this week’s list of new releases include a new issue of Cookie and the Kid #2 from Antarctic Press. Donald Duck is just looking for some peace and quiet, and gets it in spades in the new mini-series Ducktales: Silence and Science #1 from IDW Publishing while The Power Pack returns for a special issue as part of Marvel’s 80th year anniversary with Power Pack Grow Up #1.

The List:

AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
Casper’s Capers #6 (Cover A Jeff Scherer), $3.99

ANTARCTIC PRESS
Cookie And The Kid #2 (Of 6), $3.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Betty And Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #276, $7.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Just Beyond The Scare School GN, $9.99
Lumberjanes #65 (Cover A Kat Leyh), $3.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #42 (Cover A Jim Campbell), $3.99
Steven Universe #31 (Cover A Jamie Loughran), $3.99

CAPSTONE PUBLISHING
Beauty And The Dreaded Sea Beast GN, $5.95
Private Eye Princess And The Emerald Pea GN, $5.95
Rapunzel Vs Frankenstein GN, $5.95
Thumbelina Wrestling Champ GN, $5.95

IDW PUBLISHING
Disney Afternoon Giant #6 (Cover A Leonel Castellani), $5.99
DuckTales Silence And Science #1 (Of 3)(Cover A Marco Ghiglione), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #81 (Cover A Nicoletta Baldari), $3.99
Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume 2 The Big Reveal TP, $9.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #20 (Cover A Tracy Yardley), $3.99
Tangled The Series Hair It Is #1 (Cover A Eduard Petrovich), $4.99
Transformers #11 (Cover A James Raiz), $3.99
Uncle Scrooge #48 (Cover A Marco Mazzarello), $4.99

MARVEL COMICS
Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #11 (Cover A Andrew C. Robinson), $3.99
Marvel’s Spider-Man Velocity #1 (Of 5)(Cover A Skan), $3.99
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #46, $3.99
Power Pack Grow Up #1 (Cover A June Brigman), $4.99

SEVEN SEAS ENTERTAINMENT
Non Non Biyori Volume 12 GN, $12.99

VAULT COMICS
Sera And The Royal Stars #2, $3.99

The Picks:

Just Beyond The Scare School GN – BOOM! Studios brings the master of middle-grade horror back for a new generation. Scare School isn’t like any other school. Middle school feels like the worst place imaginable, but Scare School just might actually be the worst. Jess, Josh and Marco have a chance encounter with a Drogg, a deadly creature that is stalking the school halls, and whisks these three unsuspecting students to a horrifying realm beyond the school boiler room. There they meet Leeda and Drake, two students who tried to escape the nightmare realm previously. The kids must all work together to unravel the terrifying mystery and find a way to escape or be trapped there forever! This first of a four volume series is set to give the chills to a new generation of horror-loving kids.

Private Eye Princess And The Emerald Pea GN – Capstone Press puts a far out spin on some classic fairy tales. Detective Princess King is hot on the trail to find a priceless emerald known as the “pea”, which has disappeared from Mrs. Snell’s jewelry collection. As she searches Snell Manor for clues, she discovers it holds many mysteries, from secret passageways to a towering bed of stacked mattresses. Princess must use all her sleuthing skills to solve the crime and prove she’s the best private investigator in town! Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale “The Princess and the Pea” gets a more modern telling with some twists you never saw coming. This volume as well as the others in the Far Out Fairy Tale series belongs in graphic novel collections and middle school libraries everywhere.

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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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