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Mother’s Day is this weekend. Make Mom happy by keeping the kids out of her hair with some of the comics coming out this week! Archie Comics concludes the first arc in their huge crossover with Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man in Mega Man #25. Papercutz has a new volume of  Smurfs, and Viz Media releases the 7th volume of Winx Club.

The List:

Jugheads Double Digest #192, $3.99
Life With Archie #29 (Fernando Ruiz Regular Cover), $3.99
Life With Archie #29 (Jon Gray Variant Cover), $3.99
Mega Man #25 (Matt Herms Evil Friends Forever Variant Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #25 (Patrick Spaziante Gatefold Regular Cover), $2.99
Sonic Super Special Magazine #7, $9.99

Bravest Warriors #8 (Cover A Tyson Hesse), $3.99
Bravest Warriors #8 (Cover B Nick Edwards), $3.99

Disney Princess Magazine #13 (Disney Publishing Worldwide), $4.99
Marvel Universe The Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes #14, $2.99
Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man Digest Volume 3 TP, $9.99
Wolverine Young Readers Novel SC, $6.99  ^^AA Pick^^

Benny Breakiron Volume 1 The Red Taxis HC, $11.99  ^^AA Pick^^
Smurfs Volume 15 The Smurflings SC, $5.99
Smurfs Volume 15 The Smurflings HC, $10.99

SpongeBob Comics #20, $2.99

Pokemon Adventures Volume 16 TP, $9.99
WINX Club Volume 7 GN, $6.99

The Picks:

Benny Breakiron Volume 1 The Red Taxis HC – Papercutz brings out another series from Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs! Benny Breakiron is a little kid with an exceptional ability: He has superpowers! Honest and polite, Benny uses his superhuman strength, speed, and leaping to stop crime and injustice. In his first adventure, Benny’s friend, the taxi driver Mr. Dussiflard is in trouble when a new taxi service, the Red Taxi Company moves in. The more Benny learns about them, the more he realizes something isn’t right. It’s up to Benny to learn who is behind them, what they are up to , and to stop them once and for all, while keeping the property damage to a minimum. Benny Breakiron looks to be another winner for Papercutz. With a protagonist that kids can relate to, and good role model potential that parents and teachers can get behind, this new series is a must for any elementary or teen library and/or collection.

Wolverine Young Readers Novel SC – Marvel moves Wolverine from the comic shelf to the bookshelf. This illustrated prose story follows Eric Mattias, a new student at Xavier’s School for Gifted Students, and has the “suckiest” mutant power. Through a series of blog posts, Eric describes life at the school and what seems to be his worst day ever, which also turns out to be Wolverine’s worst day ever. Written from the perspective of a complete outsider, this book gives a different look at some of Marvel’s most popular mutants in a form that kids can relate to and enjoy. Fans of superhero comics and Wolverine in particular will want to check this book out.

Images © Papercutz and Marvel Comics respectively.

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!

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