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Choose Your Own Adventure: Eighth Grade Witch from Oni Press tops this week’s list of new comics and graphic novels, along with a new graphic novel from Quill Tree Press. Other highlights include the release of the third volume in the Friends series by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham, Friends Forever. Portable Press continues their Show Me History series featuring Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon, while Random House Graphic throws its hat in the ring with the new graphic novel series Mayor Good Boy Volume 1.

The List:

Cookie And The Kid Volume 1 TP, $9.99

Best Of Archie Comics Eighty Years Eighty Stories TP, $14.99
World Of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #112, $7.99

Friends Forever GN, $12.99

I Like To Read Comics Frog And Ball GN, $7.99

Big Hero 6 The Series Volume 1 GN, $11.00

Super Turbo Volume 4 Super Turbo Protects The World GN, $9.99

Choose Your Own Adventure Eighth Grade Witch TP, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**

Loud House Volume 13 Lucy Rolls The Dice SC, $7.99

Show Me History Neil Armstrong First Man On The Moon HC, $12.99

Bedhead Ted GN, $10.99 **Weekly Pick**

Mayor Good Boy Volume 1 GN, $9.99
Mel The Chosen GN, $12.99

Action Tank #1, $1.99

The Picks:

Cover of Choose Your Own Adventure: Eighth Grade Witch

Choose Your Own Adventure: Eighth Grade Witch TP – Oni Press brings the popular game novels to the graphic novel format. Rabbit enters a ghoulish world of nightmares, witches and ghosts as she and her parents move into a reportedly haunted house the day before Halloween. As Rabbit, readers will get to choose which adventure or nightmare they’ll embark on. They can try to find out about the mysterious Witch Prudence Deadly, go trouncing through a spooky graveyard to meet ghostly ancestors, or channel some witchcraft with classmates. With no two paths leading to the same destination, readers will get to decide if they choose a path that leads to the light or one that leads to a gruesome end. This title will engage readers again and again with its 20 different endings to go through.

Cover of Bedhead Ted

Bedhead Ted GN – Quill Tree Books debuts a graphic novel about the power of friendship and unruly hair. Ten-year-old Ted just wants to fit in as he starts the fourth grade, but his unruly red hair makes him the target for the school bullies. It’s how he got named Bedhead Ted. Fortunately, he has his best friend Stacy to get his mind off the mean comments. Stacy is obsessed with unraveling the mystery of the mythological Brookside Beast–a giant raccoon–who is terrorizing the town. Ted is ready to help, until Stacy makes some new friends, leaving Ted feeling more alone and weirder than ever. But when Stacy goes off alone to search for the beast, it’s up to Ted to help with his hair’s new found power; it can lift, stretch and catch anything! Fans of Hilo and Lunch Lady will love this new title.

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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