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This Week’s Comics: Mythic Pokémon

Highlights from this week’s list of new releases and catchups include a new Lumberjanes trade from Boom! Studios, Campfire Songs, just in time for summer. Dark Horse Comics releases the second volume in their Minecraft series, Wither Without You, while Papercutz introduces a new title from Jim Benton, Attack of the Stuff.

The List:

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
B & V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #280, $7.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Lumberjanes Campfire Songs TP, $14.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #5 (Of 5)(Cover A Dan Mora), $3.99
Steven Universe Volume 5 Crystal Clean GN, $14.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Disney Frozen And Frozen 2 The Story Of The Movies In Comics HC, $14.99
Disney PIXAR The Incredibles And The Incredibles 2The Story Of The Movies In Comics HC, $14.99
Disney The Little Mermaid TP, $12.99
Minecraft Volume 2 Wither Without You TP, $10.99
Plants Vs Zombies Volume 16 The Garden Path HC, $10.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Uncle Scrooge #56 (Cover A Marco Gervasio), $4.99

PAPERCUTZ
Attack of the Stuff GN, 9.99
Mythics Volume 1 Heroes Reborn GN, $14.99 **Weekly Pick**

VIZ MEDIA
Pokemon Adventures Collector’s Edition Volume 1 TP, $17.99 **Weekly Pick**

The Picks:

Mythics Volume 1 Heroes Reborn GN – Papercutz introduces a new band of mythic heroes. In the ancient times of Gods and heroes, evil in the guise of six different gods tried to take over the world. They were stopped by six heroes, each with their own extraordinary powers. The evil was defeated and banished to the lifeless red desert on the planet Mars. In the modern day, humanity has reached the red planet and awakened the evil. The contemporary world faces the greatest threat it has ever known, and six young heirs to the original heroes must discover just how worthy they are as successors if they are to save the world. Mythics taps into different mythologies to build a story filled with the action and adventure middle school readers love.

Pokemon Adventures Collector’s Edition Volume 1 TP – Viz Media collects the the first three volumes of the original Pokémon manga into an omnibus. Red thinks he knows all about Pokémon, but an encounter with a powerful Pokémon and the trainer Blue sends him on a journey to become a Pokémon trainer himself and defeat his new rival. Along the way, he makes friends with other trainers and Pokémon and discovers the secret organization Red Rocket, whose experiments on Pokemon threaten both humans and Pokémon alike. Only Red, Blue, and the mysterious Green can stop them, if they can learn to work as a team. The Pokémon Adventures series follows the game more closely than the cartoon series, and it makes for an engaging story that more than just fans of the franchise will enjoy.

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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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