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This Week’s Comics: Surfing Digital Detectives

Highlights from this week’s list of new releases include DC Comics releasing the big issue 100 of Scooby-Doo, Where Are you? First Second gives a lesson in popularity with Best Friends, while Little Brown Book for Young Readers joins the CatStronauts on the International Space Station for Volume 5, Slapdash Science.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Adventure Finders Volume 2 Edge Of Empire #1, $3.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie Milestones Jumbo Comics Digest #4, $6.99
B & V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #273, $6.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Amazing World Of Gumball Volume 7 The Storm GN, $14.99
Linus A Peanuts Collection HC, $14.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Disney Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs #3 (Of 3), $3.99

DC COMICS
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #100, $2.99

DISNEY – HYPERION
Percy Jackson And The Olympians Volume 5 The Last Olympian GN, $12.99

FIRST SECOND
Best Friends GN, $12.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Canto #3 (Of 6)(Cover A Drew Zucker), $3.99
Marvel Action Avengers #7 (Cover A Jon Sommariva), $3.99
Marvel Action Captain Marvel #1 (Of 3)(Cover A Sweeney Boo), $3.99
Marvel Action Spider-Man #7 (Cover A Fico Ossio), $3.99
Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sound Off #2 (Of 3)(Cover A Chad Thomas), $3.99
Star Wars Adventures #24 (Cover A Megan Levens), $3.99
Surfside Girls Volume 2 The Mystery At The Old Rancho GN, $14.99 **Weekly Pick**

LION FORGE
Debian Perl Digital Detective Volume 1 The Memory Thief Book GN, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**

LITTLE BROWN BOOK FOR YOUNG READERS
CatStronauts Volume 5 Slapdash Science GN, $8.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel’s Spider-Man City At War #6 (Of 6)(Cover A Clayton Crain), $3.99

PAPERCUTZ
Dinosaur Explorers Volume 5 Lost In The Jurassic GN, $12.99

PENGUIN YOUNG READERS
What Is The Story Of Wonder Woman SC, $6.99

The Picks:

Surfside Girls Volume 2 The Mystery At The Old Rancho GN – IDW gets ready for more mystery and adventure down at the beach. When one of the ghosts from Danger Point gets spooked, she turns to Sam and Jade for help. The girls pull out the Journal of Weird and get to work. While they are running all over town and beyond trying to solve the 200-year-old mystery, Surfside’s Annual Surf competition is going down. With a cute surfer boy, a mysterious mustached man with a guitar, and a very jealous Sam getting in the way, the surfing sleuths have their work cut out for them if they are going to save the day again! Surfside Girls is the perfect balance of adventure, mystery and summer fun that readers of all ages will enjoy.

Debian Perl Digital Detective Volume 1 The Memory Thief Book GN – Lion Forge introduces a series to help middle grade readers build a practical knowledge of coding while solving mysteries. Debian Perl is a technomancer in the big city of Megalopolis, once a hub for all the makers, doers and dreamers. Now, “Egg-heads” like Digits, a social media guru, fill the city streets, preferring the ease and simplicity of new technology as opposed to Debian’s out-of-date computer programming. Debian and Digits cross paths when they both stumble across a 100-year-old lost robot names Ray-Bot. Ray-Bot’s CPU was suspiciously overclocked, leaving him unable to perform basic functions and commands. To solve Ray-Bot’s mystery, Debian must teach Digits about computer coding and programming in order to put the pieces together and get the robot back home. Fans of the First Second series Secret Coders, or anyone interested in computer programming will want to pick this series up.

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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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