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This Week’s Comics: Creepy Neighbor

Highlights from this week’s list of new comics, manga, and graphic novel releases include the continuation of Avatar The Last Airbender with Katara and the Pirate’s Silver from Dark Horse Comics. Graphix releases the first volume of the graphic novel adaptation of Animorphs, The Invasion, while Oni Press finds adventure with Wizerd Volume 1, The Wizerd and the Potion of Dreams.

The List:

ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
Megaghost Volume 1 TP, $17.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
B & V Best Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #285, $7.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Lumberjanes #74 (Cover A Kat Leyh), $6.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Avatar The Last Airbender Katara And The Pirate’s Silver TP, $12.99

GRAPHIX
Animorphs Volume 1 The Invasion GN, $12.99
Baby-Sitters Club Color Edition Volume 8 Logan Likes Mary Anne HC, $24.99
Catwad Volume 4 Four Me GN, $8.99
Mr. Wolf’s Class Volume 4 Field Trip GN, $9.99
Twins Volume 1 GN, $12.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Sonic The Hedgehog #33 (Cover A Evan Stanley), $3.99

IRON CIRCUS COMICS
Softies Stuff Happens After The World Blows Up GN, $15.00

MAGNETIC PRESS
Irena Volume 3 Life After The Ghetto HC, $19.99

ONI PRESS
Frankie And The Creepy Cute Critters HC, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**
Little Witches Magic In Concord GN, $12.99
Wizerd Volume 1 The Wizerd And The Potion Of Dreams TP, $14.99

SCHOLASTIC
Hello Neighbor Volume 1 The Secret Of Bosco Bay GN, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**

TOKYOPOP
Aria The Masterpiece Omnibus Volume 6 GN, $24.99

VIZ MEDIA
Pokemon Adventures Collector’s Edition Volume 4 TP, $17.99

The Picks:

Frankie And The Creepy Cute Critters HC – Oni Press show how creepy can still be cute in this new graphic novel. Frankie is a fairy who loves to learn about the natural world around her. She has moved to Mosstown with her mother, and now has even more creepy crawly critters to learn about. When her first day at her new school ends with her being called creepy and scary, Frankie grabs her field guide and begins exploring. She learns about the cute, creepy critters around town, and that scary animals aren’t scary anymore once you get to know them, a lesson she shares with the kids at school. This title combines science facts with an affirming tale of friendship into a story that elementary readers will enjoy.

Hello Neighbor Volume 1 The Secret Of Bosco Bay GN – Just in time for the spooky season, Scholastic releases a graphic novel based on the stealth horror video game. Ever since her older brother disappeared, Jen has been searching for answers. She doesn’t believe he ran away, and thinks that a clue to his fate can be found in the ruins of Bosco Bay, the theme park where he was last seen, and now due to be demolished. Her investigation gets complicated when her cousin Allie comes to live with her family for the summer. Tasked by Jen’s mother to help her come to terms with her brother’s disappearance, Allie instead starts to believe Jen may be right. And the one that might be able to prove it is the reclusive theme park designer Mr. Peterson. Fans of the video game will enjoy this new, suspenseful take on the 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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