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Bright Family | This Week’s Comics

Bright Family volume 1 from Andrews McMeel tops this week’s list of new comics, manga, and graphic novel releases, along with a new monster hunting series from Insight Kids. Other highlights include Cardboardia volume 1: The Other Side of the Box from Pixel + Ink. Random House Graphic releases the second volume of Witches of Brooklyn, What the Hex, while Tundra Books has a new volume of Narwhal and Jelly with Volume 6, School of Awesomeness.

The List:

Big Nate Aloha GN, $11.99
Bright Family Volume 1 GN, $9.99 **Weekly Pick**
Diary Of An 8-Bit Warrior Volume 2 An Ominous Threat GN, $8.99

Archie 80th Anniversary Jumbo Comics Digest #4, $7.99

Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers Volume 9 TP, $16.99

Batman Adventures Cat Got Your Tongue TP, $9.99

Marvel Action Origins #3 (Of 5)(Cover A Lanna Souvanny), $4.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #43 (Cover A Thomas Rothlisberger), $3.99
Star Wars The High Republic Adventures #8 (Cover A Harvey Tolibao), $3.99

Barnstormers Volume 1 GN, $14.99 **Weekly Pick**

W.I.T.C.H. Part 8 Teach 2B W.I.T.C.H. Volume 3 GN, $15.00

Thor And Loki Double Trouble TP, $13.99
W.E.B. Of Spider-Man #4 (Of 5)(Cover A Gurihiru), $3.99

Cardboardia Volume 1 The Other Side Of The Box GN, $10.99

Witches Of Brooklyn Volume 2 What The Hex GN, $12.99

Epic Tales Of Captain Underpants Comic Reader The Xtreme Xploits Of Xplosive Xmas SC, $6.99

Narwhal And Jelly Volume 6 School Of Awesomeness HC, $12.99

The Picks:

Bright Family Volume 1 GN – Andrews McMeel sets off to explore the multiverse in their new middle grade graphic novel series. The Brights are a family of overachievers—mostly. Mom is usually off-planet, piloting her jet pack and literally saving the world, while Dad is holed up in his laboratory figuring out interdimensional travel, and 12-year-old Nia is trying to win every robotics competition to prove, mostly to herself, that she belongs in this super genius family. Meanwhile, younger brother Jayden is trying to avoid doing his homework so he has more time to daydream about kaiju and designing giant robots. But when an accident in the lab sends Mom and Dad through a dimensional portal to who-knows-where, it’s up to Nia and Jayden, along with Dusty, their robot nanny, to find their parents and bring them home. But with a multiverse to search, where could they possibly be? Middle grade readers will enjoy following the Brights as they learn how to be a real family!

Barnstormers Volume 1 GN – Insight Kids takes off on mysterious adventures in their new graphic novel series. It’s 1928, and pilots from the Great War are looking for action and adventure. Roscoe Adams and his wingman Clyde Turner are the Barnstormers, pilots who perform stunts and give rides to earn a living. But when giant occult monsters escape the conflicts of the Great War, the two pilots become adventurers, monster hunters and hired guns. With evil and danger looming on the horizon, these heroes embark on a mission to save the country from giant monsters as well as taking out the cult of sorcerers who unleashed them in the first place! With plenty of monster-fighting action, this new series of daredevil antics and adventure will have lots of appeal to middle-grade readers!

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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