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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: Brave Dancing

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It’s science and music time on this week’s list of new comic book releases. Archie Comics releases a one shot where Archie tries to make his songwriting dreams come true with Archies #1. First Second Book has a new Science Comics graphic novel featuring those daring men and their Flying Machines, while IDW Publishing takes […]

This Week’s Comics: Something’s Yo-kai

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This week’s list of new releases is sure to make your wallet lighter. Lion Forge explores the African Savannah with the release of Little Tails: In the Savannah, the third volume of their Little Tails series. Papercutz debuts the new series Loudhouse, based on the Nickelodeon cartoon, while Viz Media brings out the manga adaptation of […]

Review: ‘Cici: A Fairy’s Tale,’ Vols. 1-3

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A lot is changing in Cici’s life: Her parents are separating, her wacky abuela is moving in, and on her tenth birthday, she wakes up with fairy wings! With the wings also come magical powers that Cici must learn to use and control as she sees her family and friends as they truly are and […]

This Week’s Comics: Midnight Over Misfit City

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Find new worlds to explore in this week’s list of new releases. IDW Publishing adds to their Funko Universe series with the entry of the original Ghostbusters, making ghosts and giant marshmallow men cute, while bringing to an end their cartoon crossover series Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures with issue 6. Vertical Comics continues their […]

This Week’s Comics: Friendship and Free Comics

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It’s Free Comic Book Day and there is plethora of new releases to check out while at your local comic book store this weekend. Alterna Comics releases a trio of titles covering sci-fi, superheroes, and supernatural adventure with new issues of Adam Wreck, Amazing Age, and Lilith Dark. IDW Publishing kicks off Funko Month with […]

This Week’s Comics: Nameless Kid

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Girls rule the new releases again this week. BOOM! Studios starts the fourth year of Lumberjanes with the start of a new story line that new readers can jump in on. IDW Publishing releases a new series of Real Science Adventures featuring the Flying She-Devils, while Tokyopop releases the final volume of Kilala Princess, which […]

This Week’s Comics: Gravity Making Waves

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The girls have the power in this week’s list of new releases. Archie Comics continues their reboot of Josie and the Pussycats with issue #6 sending the girls to Antarctica. Boom Studios completes their Kaboom! series Mega Princess with issue #5, and IDW Publishing releases the second trade of the new Powerpuff Girls. The List: […]

This Week’s Comics: Belle-ing a Crafty Cat

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Hop down the Bunny Lane for some sweet new comics. IDW Publishing delves further in the history of the world of My Little Pony with Legends Of Magic #1. BOOM! Studios wraps up their BOOM Box series about the dorky cupid who can find love for anyone but herself, Jonesy, while DC Comics completes Art […]

This Week’s Comics: Recycling Cats

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Need a break from Spring Break? Pick up some of this week’s new releases! IDW Publishing lets Art Baltazar loose in their Hasbro Universe crossover with Revolution Aw Yeah #1. Explore the universe in Lerner Publishing’s Smash: Exploring The Mysteries of the Universe With the Large Hadron Collider, while Titan Publishing Group expands on the […]

This Week’s Comics: Holographic Aftershock

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Looking for something to tickle your funny, or not-so-funny, bone? Check out the new releases this week! American Mythology Productions has a special issue just for this weekend’s holiday with Three Stooges April Fools’ Day Special #1. BOOM! Studios finishes up Backstagers with the release of issue #8, and Papercutz returns to the supernatural world […]