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Piece By Piece: The Story of Nisrin’s Hijab from Amulet Books tops this week’s list of new comics, manga, and graphic novels, along with a new superhero comic from BOOM! Studios. Other highlights include the Sonic The Hedgehog 30th Anniversary Celebration featuring stories from creators old and new. Oni Press takes a look at friendship and anime fandom in Weeaboo, while Papercutz continues the Magical History Tour with a visit with Albert Einstein.

The List:

AMULET BOOKS
Piece By Piece The Story Of Nisrin’s Hijab GN, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
World Of Betty And Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #10, $7.990

BOOM! STUDIOS
Getting Dizzy #1 (Of 4)(Cover A Celia Moscote), $4.99 **Weekly Pick**

DC COMICS
Looney Tunes #263 (Cover A Derek Fridolfs & Dave Alvarez), $2.99

HARPER ALLEY
PopularMMOs Presents Into The Overworld HC, $19.99

IDW PUBLISHING
My Little Pony Generations #2 (Cover A Michela Cacciatore), $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog 30th Anniversary Celebration The Deluxe Edition HC, $19.99
Sonic The Hedgehog Imposter Syndrome #1 (Of 4)(Cover A Mauro Fonseca), $3.99
Star Wars Episodes IV-IX Graphic Novel Adaptation Box Set, $59.99
Star Wars The High Republic Adventures #10 (Cover A Harvey Tolibao, $3.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel-Verse Spider-Man TP, $9.99

ONI PRESS
Weeaboo TP, $19.99

PAPERCUTZ
Magical History Tour Volume 6 Albert Einstein GN, $6.99

The Picks:

Piece By Piece: The Story Of Nisrin’s Hijab – Amulet Books releases a graphic novel about trauma and recovery with the help of faith, friends and family. Thirteen-year-old Bangladeshi-American Nisrin is attacked after giving a presentation at school in traditional Bangladeshi dress. Traumatized by the hate crime, Nisrin decides to wear hijab as she starts as a freshman in high school that fall. Her decision angers her mother and grandparents and makes her a target of students and teachers alike, but it also puts her on a path to discover more about Islam, learn her family’s reasons for leaving Bangledesh, and figure out what really makes her happy, with the help of friends old and new.

Getting Dizzy #1 – BOOM! Studios releases a new series about roller skating, friendship and superpowers. Dizzy wants to be the best, but everything she tries ends in disaster, even roller skating. But when the Negatrixes attack, everything changes for her. She is forced to take up the mantle of ‘Burb Defender. But in order to save the world, she has to assemble the coolest skating crew in the ‘Burbs! These superheroes-in-training bring the laughs and heart to the skate park, all while saving the day,

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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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