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Lori Henderson

About Lori Henderson

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!

This Week’s Comics: Heroes and Legends

MLP Legends Annual

Highlights from this week’s new releases include a new Casper series from American Mythology Productions, where everyone’s favorite friendly ghost teams up with other Harvey pals, starting with Wendy, the Good Little Witch in Casper and Wendy #1. First Second releases a new graphic novel about finding your place with Be Prepared while Lion Forge […]

This Week’s Comics: Violette Time

Violette 1

Highlights from this week’s new releases include American Mythology Productions releasing a special issue of the classic cat and mouse cartoon with the Pink Panther Vs The Inspector #1. IDW Publishing goes where only kids would dare with the trade paperback Underwhere while Kids Can Press shows what superhero assistants are made of with Nick […]

This Week’s Comics: Monster Hedgehogs

Sonic IDW 1

With so much going on this week, it’s hard to pick just a few titles to highlight! First Second releases another Science Comics, this time featuring Nature’s Perfect Hunter, Sharks. Little Brown Books for Young Readers has not one, but two new volumes of Catstronauts, while Rodale Kids drops a new volume in the Team […]

Wondercon 2018: Sonic the Hedgehog Town Hall

Sonic Panel 2018 1

Back in July, 2017, Sega moved their flagship character, Sonic the Hedgehog, from Archie Comics, where the publisher has been creating stories for over 24 years, to IDW Publishing. As the new publisher, IDW Publishing held their first Town Hall about the move at New York Comic Con back in October 2017 with several of […]

This Week’s Comics: Mega Goosebumps

Goosebumps Download

Highlights from this week’s new releases include box sets of popular titles DC Super Hero Girls from DC comics and Raina Telgemeier Collection from Graphix. Check out the a collection of British comics with the Phoenix Colossal Comics Collection also from Graphix while Boom! Studios kicks off their event series “Shattered Grid” in Mighty Morphin […]

This Week’s Comics: ScienceStruck

Moonstruck TP

Highlights from this week’s new comic releases include BOOM! Studios finishing their latest run of the Jim Henson’s The Storyteller series with Fairies #4. Charmz releases the third volume of  Chloe, Frenemies,  while IDW Publishing concludes their mini-series with Samurai Jack: Quantum Jack #5, which includes a revelation fans of Samurai Jack won’t want to miss. […]

This Week’s Comics: Sci-Fu Shoes

Scifu

Highlights from this week’s list of new releases include a new Phoebe and Her Unicorn, Volume 7 Unicorn of Many Hats. Archie Comics finds a new foe for Cosmo in issue #3, while Lion Forge introduces a new superhero, Encounter, an alien who can change shape and fights crime on Earth. The List: ACTION LAB […]

This Week’s Comics: Stretching Folklore

Dragon Slayer

Highlights from this week’s comics include the start of the new mini series from Action Lab Entertainment’s Ghoul Scouts, I was a Tweenage Werewolf #1. Archie Comics releases the first trade of their new Classic Archie series, Your Pal Archie, while Toon Books continues their “Laugh and Learn” series, this time looking at the slowest […]

This Week’s Comics: Cats Trolling Dogs

Sparks

Highlights from this week’s new releases include Marvel Comics giving the Inhumans’ giant teleporting dog his own series with Lockjaw #1. Tundra Books gives younger readers a super read with Narwhal and Jelly Volume 2: Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt, while Viz Media gives everyone playful kitties with Neko Atsume Kitty Collector: Where Am I […]

This Week’s Comics: Capture Sami

Sami Samurai Squirrel

Highlights from this week’s new releases include DC Comics handing out some Young Justice with Volume 2, a large trade stuffed with 12 full issues. IDW Publishing combs out the first issue of Tangled the Series, while Archie Comics continues the rock tour through time and space with Archies #5. The List: ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT […]