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Katie the Catsitter | This Week’s New Comics

Cover of Katie the Catsitter

Katie the Catsitter is out this week from Random Books For Young Readers along with a graphic novel adaptation from Little Brown and Company. Other highlights from Diamond Distributors new comic releases include the Steven Universe Volume 9 trade paperback from Boom! Studios and the latest My Little Pony Friendship is Magic issue #92 from IDW Publishing.

The List:

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Betty And Veronica Spectacular Volume 3 TP, $10.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Steven Universe Volume 9 TP, $14.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Marvel Action Avengers #12 (Cover A Marcio Fiorito), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #92 (Cover A Andy Price), $3.99

LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY
Wolf Walkers GN, $14.99 **Weekly Pick**

RANDOM HOUSE BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
Katie The Catsitter GN, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**

The Picks:

Cover of Wolfwalkers

Wolf Walkers GN – Little, Brown and Company release a graphic novel based on an animated adventure. Robyn Goodfellowe and her father go to Kilkenny, Ireland on the orders of the Lord Protector Cromwell. The wolves living in the neighboring forest have been deemed a danger to the people, and it is Robyn’s father’s task to destroy them. When Robyn sneaks out into the forest, she is rescued by Mebh, a wild girl who lives among the wolves. Mebh introduces Robyn to her way of life, and they become friends. Robyn soon discovers WolfWalkers, people who can communicate with and turn into wolves, and she decides she must protect Mebh and her pack. But her new friendship creates a rift in her relationship with her father. It comes to a head when she transforms into the very thing he is tasked with destroying. This enchanting story will appeal to readers of all ages.

Cover of Katie the Catsitter

Katie The Catsitter GN – Random House Books for Young Readers introduces a new graphic novel series about growing up, friendship, heroes and cats. A boring summer awaits Katie as her friends prepare for camp unless she can find a way to earn the money herself. She finds a job as a catsitter for her mysterious upstairs neighbor. But, there’s something strange about Madeline and her cats. First, she has 217 of them, and they are not exactly normal. Then there’s the fact that Madeline is always out when the city’s most notorious villain strikes. Is her upstairs neighbor really a supervillain? In order to get to the truth, Katie must wrangle a whole lot of wayward cats, find a way to save her friendship with her best friend Beth, and crack the biggest story in the city’s history! Filled with super-powered cats and lots of heart, this new series will appeal to super hero and cat lovers alike.

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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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