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This Week’s Comics: Action Lab Two-Fer

As the temperature drops and the winds start to blow, the season of ghosts and ghouls comes upon us. Hide from the shadows behind some of this week’s new titles! Satisfy that sweet tooth with the new issue of Adventure Time Candy Capers from Boom! Studios. Hyperion releases the graphic adaptation of the third Percy Jackson and the Olympians novel, The Titan’s Curse, or read an adaptation of TV show favorites My Little Pony Animated from IDW Publishing and Marvel Universe Hulk Agents of S.M.A.S.H. from Marvel Comics.

The List:

Molly Danger Volume 1 HC, $19.99 **Weekly Pick**
Vamplets Volume 1 The Nightmare Nursery HC, $15.99 **Weekly Pick**

Kevin Keller #11 (Bill Galvin Wraparound Variant Cover), $2.99
Kevin Keller #11 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99

Adventure Time Candy Capers #4 (Of 6)(Cover A Mia Schwartz), $3.99
Adventure Time Candy Capers #4 (Of 6)(Cover B Yasmin Liang), $3.99
Herobear And The Kid The Inheritance #3 (Of 5)(Cover A Mike Kunkel), $3.99

DC Super Heroes Superman Bizarro Is Born TP, $4.95

Batman Li’l Gotham #7, $2.99

Percy Jackson And The Olympians Graphic Novel Volume 3 The Titan’s Curse SC, $12.99

My Little Pony Animated Volume 1 The Magic Begins TP, $7.99
Popeye Classics #15 (Cover A Bud Sagendorf), $3.99

Marvel Universe Hulk Agents Of S.M.A.S.H. #1 (Of 4), $2.99

SpongeBob Comics #25, $2.99

The Picks:

Molly Danger Volume 1 HC – Action Labs lets loose this Kickstarter title for everyone. Molly Danger may look like your average 10-year-old girl, but she is anything but. Seemingly immortal and super-strong, Molly has protected Coopersville from the Supermechs, cybernetic villains that appeared shortly after her family crash landed on Earth. Kept isolated and watched by D.A.R.T, an organization created to assist her, all Molly really wants is a real family. The arrival of Austin Briggs, a newly remarried pilot who hopes working with Molly will help his relationship with his stepson Brian, brings Molly her first step closer to that dream. She and Brian, who is a big fan of hers, form a friendship, Molly’s first. Molly Danger is a title that promises plenty of action with dashes of humor and drama. It would be a great addition to any tween/teen/graphic collection.

Vamplets Volume 1 The Nightmare Nursery HC – Get a dose of frighteningly cute monsters in this new title from Action Labs. With graduation just around the corner, Destiny Harper stands at a crossroads in her life with not a lot of prospects for the future. She answers an ad for the Night Care Nursery, and is magically transported to Gloomvania, a dark world where monsters lurk in the streets, and baby vampires called Vamplets are overrunning the world. In order to return home, Destiny must serve out her term as governess and survive the horrifying cuteness of the Vamplets! With cartoonish art and cute monster antics, Vamplets is a good title for those who don’t like to be scared too much, to still enjoy the Halloween season.

Images © Action Lab Entertainment

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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