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This Week’s Comics: Smashing the Overworld

Highlights from this week’s list of new comics releases include Spookhouse Halloween Special 2019 from Albatross Funnybooks to get you into the Halloween spirit. IDW Publishing continues their weekly releases looking into the creepy side of the force with Star Wars Adventures Return to Vader’s Castle #3 while Restless Books releases a re-imaging of The Little Mermaid with the tale Mermaid in the Bathtub.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Adventure Finders The Edge Of Empire #3, $3.99

ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
Spookhouse Halloween Special 2019, $3.99

AMP! COMICS FOR KIDS
Charlie Brown All Tied Up TP, $9.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie #708 (Cover A Derek Charm), $3.99
World Of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #93, $7.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Minecraft Stories From The Overworld HC, $14.99 **Weekly Pick**

DC COMICS
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #101, $2.99
Superman Smashes The Klan #1 (Of 3)(Cover A Gurihiru), $7.99 **Weekly Pick**

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
Robots Vs Princesses Volume 1 TP, $14.99

IDW PUBLISHING
DuckTales Silence And Science #2 (Of 3)(Cover A Marco Ghiglione), $3.99
Marvel Action Black Panther #4 (Cover A Arianna Florean), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #83 (Cover A Kate Sherron), $3.99
Star Wars Adventures Return To Vader’s Castle #3 (Cover A Francesco Francavilla), $3.99
Transformers #13 (Cover A Winston Chan), $3.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel’s Spider-Man City At War TP, $19.99

RESTLESS BOOKS
Mermaid In The Bathtub GN, $22.99

The Picks:

Minecraft Stories From The Overworld HC – Dark Horse Comics brings together a collection of star writers and artists to tell tales from the world of Minecraft. This anthology features six stories, including a heartless griefer who bit off more than they could chew by Hope Larson, a birthday boy finding refuge from the daily grind online by Kevin Panetta of Zodiac Starforce, and rivals Witch and Pillager finding common ground by Rafer Roberts of Modern Fantasy. Minecraft fans will enjoy these short but fun stories set in their favorite realms.

Superman Smashes The Klan #1 – DC Comics releases a retelling of a 1940’s Superman radio serial by Gene Luen Yang. The year is 1946, and the Lee family has moved from Metropolis’ Chinatown to the center of the bustling city so Dr. Lee can be closer to his new job at the Metropolis Health Department. The two Lee children, Tommy and Roberta, try to adjust to the fast pace of the city and fit in with the neighborhood kids. But they are not welcomed by everyone. The Lees wake up one night to find a burning cross on their lawn, courtesy of the Ku Klux Klan. Daily Planet star reporters Lois Lane and Clark Kent dig into their story, but when Tommy is kidnapped, it’s Superman who leaps into action, with help from Roberta! With a story filled with historical ramifications and Yang’s personal retelling, this comic is a must for readers of all ages.

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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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