This Week’s Comics: Clockwork Cats
It’s a three day weekend! Relish the time off with some of the titles out this week! BOOM! Studios releases the third issue of the fun-filled series Bee and Puppycat. Dynamite Entertainment debuts the first issue of their new series Bob’s Burgers, based on the prime-time cartoon series, Toon Books gets mythical with Theseus and the Minotaur, and Vertical releases the third volume of their second all ages title, Cardfight! Vanguard.
ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Hero Cats #1 (Marcus Williams Regular Cover), $3.99 **Weekly Pick**
Hero Cats #1 (Marcus Williams Wraparound Variant Cover), $4.99
Jughead And Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #5, $6.99
Mega Man #40 (Colin Lawler Lost In Time Variant Cover), $3.99
Mega Man #40 (Patrick Spaziante Regular Cover), $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog Volume 1 Countdown To Chaos TP, $12.99
Sonic Universe #67 (Ryan Jampole Pixel Cut Scene Variant Cover), $3.99
Sonic Universe #67 (Tracy Yardley Regular Cover), $3.99
Bee And Puppycat #3 (Cover A Natasha Allegri), $3.99
Bee And Puppycat #3 (Cover B Zac Gorman), $3.99
Bravest Warriors #23 (Cover A Tara Helfer), $3.99
Bravest Warriors #23 (Cover B Renata Latipova), $3.99
Regular Show #14 (Cover A Andy Hirsch), $3.99
Regular Show #14 (Cover B Chelsea McAlarney), $3.99
DARK HORSE COMICS
Emily And The Strangers Breaking The Record #3 (Of 3), $3.99
Batman ’66 #14 (Michael Allred Regular Cover), $2.99
Bobs Burgers #1 (Devon Roth Regular Cover), $3.99
Cartoon Network Super Secret Crisis War #3 (Of 6)(Cover A Derek Charm), $3.99
Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man #29, $2.99
Oz Dorothy And The Wizard In Oz TP, $19.99
Ariol Volume 5 Bizzbilla Hits The Bullseye SC, $12.99
LEGO Legends Of Chima Volume 2 The Right Decision HC, $12.99
Brass Sun #4 (Of 6), $3.99
Doctor Who The Tenth Doctor #2 (Alice X Zhang Regular Cover), $3.99
Theseus And The Minotaur GN, $16.95
Clockwork Sky Volume 2 GN, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**
Cardfight Vanguard Volume 3 GN, $10.95
Hero Cats #1 – Action Lab Entertainment introduces a new superhero team too cute to pass up! Not your ordinary house cats, the Hero Cats of Stellar City are a covert team dealing with the extraordinary threats to humanity. Their tactical, action-packed adventures will amaze while their cute cat-ness will charm. This series started as a bonus from the independent comics series Galaxy Man published by Galaxy Man Press, and it exists in the same universe. Action Lab Entertainment seems to have picked up the cuter of the two titles, though Galaxy Man looks to be a title with just as much potential. Perhaps if Hero Cats takes off, we will see Galaxy Man get a wider distribution! Definitely pick this one up!
Clockwork Sky Volume 2 GN – After two years, Tor Books releases the conclusion to this exciting all-ages steampunk manga! Steambot magnate Erasmus Croach has supplied Britain’s factories with near-perfect robot employees and a steambot police-boy Sky to control the people left unemployed. Sally Peppers is Erasmus’s niece who is also quite the tinkerer. Sally runs away and meets up with Sky, and they venture into the tunnels beneath London in search of a missing child. Sally figures out the terrifying truth about the steambot factory, but it might be too late. Erasmus Croach has created bigger and stronger steambots that are ready to deploy. Only Sally’s wits and Sky’s pure heart can save the day! This series is from Madeleine Rosca, the creator of the successful and critically acclaimed series Hollow Fields, and Clockwork Sky follows in those footsteps to create an exciting and fun story that people of all ages will enjoy.
Images © Action Lab Entertainment and Tor Books respectively.
Filed under: All Ages
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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