This Week’s Comics: Over the Wishing Box
With Halloween officially in the rear view mirror, the holiday season can begin in earnest. BOOM! Studios releases trades of both Adventure Time and the Regular Show mini-series Skips. Dynamite Entertainment gets into the holiday spirit with the one shot Li’l Vampi Holiday Special 2014, and Perfect Square continues to celebrate 40 years of Hello Kitty with the new graphic novel Work of Art.
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie #661 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $3.99
Archie #661 (Ramon K. Perez Holly Jolly Variant Cover), $3.99
Archie’s Funhouse Comics Digest #10, $4.99
Betty And Veronica #273 (Art Baltazar Candy Coated Variant Cover), $3.99
Betty And Veronica #273 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $3.99
Betty And Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #228, $6.99
Adventure Time Volume 4 Bitter Sweets GN, $12.99
Amazing World Of Gumball #4 (Cover A Missy Pena), $3.99
Amazing World Of Gumball #4 (Cover B Andrew Green), $3.99
Garfield #31 (Cover A Andy Hirsch), $3.99
Over The Garden Wall #1 (Cover A Jim Campbell), $4.99 **Weekly Pick**
Regular Show Skips TP, $19.99
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #7, $2.99
Tiny Titans Return To The Treehouse #6 (Of 6), $2.99
Li’l Vampi Holiday Special 2014 (One Shot)(Cover A Tony Fleecs), $4.99
Penny Dora And The Wishing Box #1 (Of 5)(Cover A Sina Grace), $2.99 **Weekly Pick**
Penny Dora And The Wishing Box #1 (Of 5)(Cover B Hope Larson), $2.99
LEGO Legends Of Chima Volume 3 Chi Quest HC, $12.99
LEGO Legends Of Chima Volume 3 Chi Quest SC, $7.99
Hello Kitty Work Of Art GN, $7.99
LBX Volume 2 Artemis Begins GN, $9.99
Pokemon Adventures Black And White Volume 5 GN, $9.99
Pokemon Adventures Volume 25 GN, $9.99
Doctor Who The Tenth Doctor #4 (Verity Glass Regular Cover), $3.99
Doctor Who The Tenth Doctor #4 (Photo Subscription Cover), $3.99
Dragons Riders Of Berk Volume 2 Dangers Of The Deep GN, $6.99
Over The Garden Wall #1 – BOOM! Studios brings another Cartoon Network series to print. Wirt and Greg are brothers who find themselves lost in the Unknown, a strange forest adrift in time. They travel the foggy land, searching for a way home, and are helped by a shadowy Woodsman and an ill-tempered bluebird named Beatrice. Along the way, they encounter all manner of adventures. Pat McHale, who worked on Adventure Time and The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, created and wrote both this comic and the animated mini-series set to air on Cartoon Network. This oversized one-shot will easily appeal to readers of all ages.
Penny Dora And The Wishing Box #1 – Image Comics releases a new all ages title that skirts the darker side. Just before Christmas, young girl Penny Dora discovers a mysterious box on her front doorstep. The magic box has the power to grant wishes, but the old adage “be careful what you wish for” exists for a reason, and Penny is about to find out that out. Written by Michael Stock, the story was inspired by both his daughter and the myth of Pandora. This fantasy adventure will appeal to fans of Neil Gaiman’s Coraline and Ted Naifeh’s Courtney Crumrin.
Images © Boom! Studios and Image Comics 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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