This Week’s Comics: Brilliant Fairy’s Tale
January ends with a tempest of titles from plenty of publishers. IDW Publishing starts a new story arc in their ongoing Jem and the Holograms #11. BOOM! Studios has the second volume of their Magical Girl series Bee and Puppycat, and Vertical Comics releases the second volume of their Complete Chi’s Sweet Home, with more cute kitten cuteness.
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie’s Funhouse Comics Double Digest #18, $4.99
Simpsons Illustrated #21, $4.99
Bee And Puppycat Volume 2 TP, $14.99
Peanuts #30 (Cover A Charles M. Schulz), $3.99
DARK HORSE COMICS
Itty Bitty Hellboy The Search For The Were-Jaguar #3 (Of 4), $2.99
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #14, $2.99
Olympians Volume 8 Apollo The Brilliant One HC, $17.99
Olympians Volume 8 Apollo The Brilliant One SC, $9.99 **Weekly Pick**
Jem And The Holograms #11 (Cover A Sophie Campbell), $3.99
LERNER PUBLISHING GROUP
Cici A Fairy’s Tale Volume 1 Believe Your Eyes GN, $7.99 **Weekly Pick**
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #3 (Amy Reeder Regular Cover), $3.99
Nickelodeon Magazine #8, $4.99
TITAN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor Year 2 #5 (Joshua Cassara Regular Cover), $3.99
Doctor Who The Tenth Doctor Year 2 #5 (Elena Casagrande Regular Cover), $3.99
Complete Chi’s Sweet Home Volume 2 TP, $24.95
Olympians Volume 8 Apollo The Brilliant One – First Second lets the sun shine in with its latest Olympians volume. Apollo is best know as the god of the sun, riding his shining chariot across the sky, but there is more to this Olympian than just being a pretty boy. George O’Connor finds the inspiration to tell the the Greek god’s stories of his birth, ill-fated loves, and prognostications through the nine muses. O’Connor’s takes on the tales of the gods are fresh and always entertaining.
Cici A Fairy’s Tale Volume 1 Believe Your Eyes – Lerner Publishing Group starts a new series where fairies are as real as the choices we make. Turning ten brings a lot of changes for Cici. Her parents are separating, her wacky abuela is moving in, and she now has fairy wings! She has one day to decide if she’ll keep them and the new magical powers that lets her see people as they truly are. But learning the truth about family and friends isn’t easy. She must choose between believing in the power of fairies or believing in her wish that life can be normal again. Young readers will love the magic and appreciate the problems Cici must face and overcome.
Images © First Second and Lerner Publishing Group 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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