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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: MicroAngel

Snow Angel

Feeling under the weather? Pick out some of this week’s new releases for a visual pick-me-up! Dark Horse Comics releases a richly illustrated tale of adventure and heroism in Last Dragon. Graphix drops Cleopatra in Space Volume 3 Secret of the Time Tablets, and IDW gives a popular 80s icon another chance with Strawberry Shortcake […]

This Week’s Comics: Licensed Love

Puss in Boots 1

Licensed comics abound in the new releases this week. Continue your favorite cartoon adventures with Jem and the Holograms #14 from IDW Publishing or the final issue of BOOM! Studios’ Adventure Time Ice King. Video games more your speed? Plants Vs Zombies from Dark Horse Comics starts the “Boom Boom Mushroom” arc with issue #10, or jump in […]

Wondercon 2016: Kodansha Comics: Attack on Titan Anthology

AOTA Title

Manga publisher Kodansha Comics had both a booth and a panel at Wondercon 2016. This is the first time a manga publisher has attended since the show first moved down to Southern California in 2012. Kodansha Comics was there to promote their new comic Attack on Titan Anthology and to introduce their line of books […]

This Week’s Comics: Girl Power

Nameless City

It’s all about the girls this week. Action Lab Entertainment releases the first issue of Book 5 of Princeless: Make Yourself. Lynda Carter’s Wonder Woman ‘77 is back with Special #3 from DC Comics, and IDW Publishing continues the tales of the Mane Six with My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. And check out the […]

This Week’s Comics: Mighty Mickey

X Mickey

Talking animals inundated the new releases this week. BOOM! Studios releases a set of short stories in the latest issue of Bee and Puppycat. IDW Publishing has a new issue of My Little Pony Friends Forever, while Action Lab Entertainment’s Hero Cats continue their protecting of Stellar City. The List: ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT Hero Cats […]

Wondercon 2016: DC Comics: Hanna-Barbera

DC Comics Hanna Barbera

Back in February, DC Comics announced a new line of comics that would take several Hanna-Barbera properties and re-imagine them for the 21st Century. At Wondercon 2016, they held a panel that went into more detail about these contemporary updates and previewed artwork for the upcoming books. The panel was moderated by Dan Didio, Co-Publisher […]

This Week’s Comics: Mystery of Science

Science Comics Dinosaurs

It’s no prank! There are lots of great books being released this week! Amulet dares to release the next volume in its Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series, Alamo All-Stars. Marvel Comics stars a new secret war in their all ages Marvel Universe imprint with Ultimate Spider-Man Contest of Champions, while Titan Comics releases trade paperbacks of […]

This Week’s Comics: Hollow Doctor

Hollow Fields 2

In between hunting eggs and biting the ears off of chocolate bunnies, check out some of the new comic and manga releases this week. First Second releases the third volume of Glorkian Warrior, in which the title character faces The Mustache of Destiny, and what a mighty fine mustache it is! Marvel releases the soft […]

This Week’s Comics: Saber Universe

Steven Universe and Crystal Gems 1

There’s a treasure trove of new releases this week. Archie Comics releases the first collection of the Archie reboot. BOOM! Studios finally releases the trade of Help Us Great Warrior. DC Comics brings out Coloring DC Batman Adventures Mad Love, a black and white edition of some Batman Adventures comics suitable for coloring, and Viz […]

March Madness Manga

Kuroko_no_Basuke_Cover

The month of March has a lot going on. The first day of spring, St. Patrick’s Day, the beginning of Daylight Savings Time, and sometimes, like this year, Easter, all occur within its 31 days. For sports fans, the big event is March Madness, a basketball tournament held to determine the finalists in the NCAA […]