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This Week’s Comics: Ambassador Bones

Highlights from this week’s list of new comics, manga, and graphic novel releases include debuts of Bunbun and Bonbon, Roald Dahl The Witches and Squidding Around. Marvel Comics takes on the classic Japanese superhero Ultraman with the new series Rise of Ultraman, while Toon Books tells three stories of Black Heroes of the Wild West.

The List:

ANDREWS MCMEEL
Big Nate The Gerbil Ate My Homework GN, $11.99
Little Big Nate No Nap Board Book HC, $7.99
Phoebe And Her Unicorn Volume 12 Virtual Unicorn Experience GN, $11.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
B & V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #284, $7.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Lumberjanes #73 (Cover A Kat Leyh), $6.99

ETCH
Sherlock Bones Volume 9 Sherlock Bones And The Natural History Mystery GN, $7.99 **Weekly Pick**

GRAPHIX
Baby-Sitters Club Color Edition Volume 8 Logan Likes Mary Anne GN, $12.99
Bunbun And Bonbon Volume 1 Fancy Friends GN, $7.99
Dog Man Volume 9 Grime And Punishment GN, $12.99
Nat Enough Volume 2 Forget Me Nat GN, $12.99
Owly Color Edition Volume 2 Just A Little Blue GN, $10.99
Roald Dahl The Witches Volume 1 GN, $14.99
Squidding Around Volume 1 Fish Feud GN, $7.99

IRON CIRCUS COMICS
Student Ambassador Volume 1 The Missing Dragon GN, $15.00 **Weekly Pick**

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel’s Spider-Man The Black Cat Strikes #5 (Of 5)(Cover A Sana Takeda), $3.99
Rise Of Ultraman #1 (Of 5)(Cover A Alex Ross), $5.99
Star Comics Top Dog The Complete Collection Volume 1 TP, $39.99

RANDOM HOUSE GRAPHIC
Seance Tea Party GN, $12.99

TOON BOOKS
Black Heroes Of The Wild West GN, $9.99

VIZ MEDIA
Pokemon Sun And Moon Volume 8 GN, $4.99
Splatoon Volume 10 GN, $9.99
Yo-kai Watch Volume 15 GN, $9.99

The Picks:

Sherlock Bones and The Natural History Mystery GN – Etch, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, introduces a most unusual detective. Sherlock Bones, a bird skeleton, is the greatest detective in the natural history museum, at least according to his sidekick Watts, the stuffed parrot that only he can hear. When the precious Royal Blue Diamond goes missing, Bones and Watts are on the case. Making matters worse, the duo learn if the diamond isn’t found, the museum could close, and they would be forced to find a new home. And then there’s Grace, a silly, new-to-the-scene raccoon who keeps getting in the way. Bones and Watts have their work cut out for them if they want to solve this case and save their home! This action-packed mystery will appeal to dinosaur-loving young readers.

Student Ambassador Volume 1 The Missing Dragon GN – Iron Circus Comics debuts a new globe-trotting action adventure. Eight-year-old student ambassador Joseph Bazan wins a photo op with the President of the United States. His pluck and kid logic charm the President, and Joseph is sent on on a pressing mission. He must talk the new eight-year-old boy king Nang Nukatau III down from the brink of war. But when Nang’s castle is invaded, the two boys go on the run across South Korea and Japan, solving mysteries and befriending an army of Snow Monkeys, while Nang learns how to live in a world where everyone doesn’t bow down to him. With mounting danger and high stakes, Student Ambassador shows it’s really smarts that save the day. Middle school readers will enjoy this new series.

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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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