This Week’s Comics: Future Ghost Quest
It’s another long list of new releases that everyone can enjoy. Dark Horse doubles down on the trade paperbacks as they release both Itty Bitty Hellboy: The Search for the Were-Jaguar and the magical girl adventure Zodiac Starforce: By The Power of Astra. Papercutz brings out the latest Geronimo Stilton, Volume 17, The Mystery of the Pirate Ship, while Random House releases Hilo Volume 2: Saving the Whole Wide World, a new series that middle-grade readers and more will love.
ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Actionverse #6 (Cover A Steve Walker), $3.99
Princeless Make Yourself #2 (Of 5)(Cover A Emily Martin & Brett Grunig), $3.99
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Jughead #6 (Cover A Erica Henderson), $3.99
World Of Archie Summer Annual Digest #59, $5.99
Simpsons Comics #229, $3.99
Adventure Time Ice King #5 (Of 4)(Cover A Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb), $3.99
Goldie Vance #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Brittney Williams), $3.99
Lumberjanes #26 (Cover A Kat Leyh), $3.99
Lumberjanes Makin’ The Ghost Of It 2016 Special #1 (Cover A Jen Wang), $7.99 **Weekly Pick**
DARK HORSE COMICS
Itty Bitty Hellboy The Search For The Were-Jaguar TP, $12.99
Plants Vs Zombies #11 (Boom Boom Mushroom Part 2 Of 3), $2.99
Zodiac Starforce By The Power Of Astra TP, $12.99
Future Quest #1 (Evan Doc Shaner Regular Cover), $3.99 **Weekly Pick**
Grumpy Cat And Pokey #4 (Of 6)(Cover A Michelle Nguyen), $3.99
Micronauts #2 (Cover A J. H. Williams III), $3.99
My Little Pony Adventures In Friendship Volume 5 HC, $12.99
Strawberry Shortcake #2 (Cover A Amy Mebberson), $3.99
Madballs #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Brian Smith), $2.99
Haunted Mansion #3 (Of 5)(E. M. Gist Regular Cover), $3.99
Marvel Universe All-New Avengers Assemble Volume 4 Digest TP, $9.99
Mighty Zodiac #2 (Of 6), $3.99
Geronimo Stilton Volume 17 The Mystery Of The Pirate Ship HC, $9.99
RANDOM HOUSE BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
Hilo Volume 2 Saving The Whole Wide World GN, $13.99
TITAN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
Doctor Who The Eighth Doctor Volume 1 A Matter Of Life And Death HC, $19.99
Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor Year 2 #9 (Cover A Mark Wheatley), $3.99
Doctor Who The Tenth Doctor Archives Omnibus Volume 2 TP, $24.99
Puss In Boots #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Film Art), $3.99
Lumberjanes Makin’ The Ghost Of It 2016 Special #1 – BOOM! Studios releases another Lumberjanes one-shot that feature two original stories. While on a nature walk to show the girls which plants are edible in case they need to survive in the wilderness, Jen tells them a story about an axe murderer who took out his friends one by one. Mal, thoroughly scared by the story, is too terrified to sleep and thinks she sees something lurking outside. Could it be the axe murderer? Or worse, his ghost?! Writers Jen Wang (In Real Life) and Kelly Thompson (Jem and the Holograms) have embraced the fun and mystery that has made Lumberjanes popular with readers of all ages, and they add some more great tales to its exciting mythos. This special is not to be passed up.
Future Quest #1 – DC Comics brings back Hanna-Barbera’s action and sci-fi heroes in an epic crossover that is not to be ignored. Near the Quest compound in the swamplands in Florida, the adventurous and inquisitive Jonny Quest and his adoptive brother Hadji make a starting discovery: A dangerous villain threatens not just the Earth, but the whole galaxy. It’s only through Team Quest combining forces with the Space Rangers, Inter-Nation Security, Space Ghost, and others that they might have a chance to stop him. Not only does this series feature many of the awesome action heroes from Hanna-Barbera, but the character designs are by the late Darwyn Cooke. It’s a great tribute to his love of the characters and medium.
Images © Boom! Studios and DC Comics respectively.
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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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