This Week’s Comics: Your Dragon is in Another Castle
On this week’s list of new releases, it isn’t so bad being second in line. Dark Horse Comics releases To Castle Catula, the second volume of Angel Catbird. Hyperion Books keeps the Olympic tradition going with graphic adaptation of Heroes of Olympus Volume 2: The Son of Neptune, while IDW Publishing releases Volume 2 of Strawberry Shortcake for some tasty sleuthing with Strawberry Noir.
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie #17 (Cover A Joe Eisma), $3.99
Betty And Veronica Comics Double Digest #251, $4.99
Simpsons Comics #237, $3.99
Adventure Time Comics #8 (Cover A Meg Omac), $3.99
Lumberjanes #35 (Cover A Kat Leyh), $3.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #12 (Cover A Jamal Campbell), $3.99
DARK HORSE COMICS
Angel Catbird Volume 2 To Castle Catula HC, $14.99
How To Train Your Dragon Volume 1 The Serpent’s Heir TP, $10.99 **Weekly Pick**
Teen Titans Go #20, $2.99
Wonder Woman ’77 Volume 2 TP, $16.99
Heroes Of Olympus Volume 2 The Son Of Neptune HC, $21.99
Heroes Of Olympus Volume 2 The Son Of Neptune SC, $12.99
My Little Pony Friends Forever #37 (Cover A Tony Fleecs), $3.99
Strawberry Shortcake Volume 2 Strawberry Noir HC, $12.99
Disney Beauty And The Beast Cinestory TP, $14.99
Patsy Walker A.K.A. Hellcat #15, $3.99
Another Castle Grimoire Volume 1 TP, $15.99 **Weekly Pick**
TITAN PUBLISHING GROUP
Doctor Who The Tenth Doctor Year Three #2 (Cover A Claudia SG Iannicello), $3.99
How To Train Your Dragon Volume 1 The Serpent’s Heir TP – Dark Horse Comics gets into dragon training in this new tie-in series. Picking up right after the events in How to Train You Dragon 2, Hiccup, now the leader of his people, along with Astrid and the rest of the dragon riders go to an earthquake-plagued island to help the people. They have to deal with a King not really interested in ruling, a madman who wants to become a dragon, but most difficult of all, an incredible new dragon who even Toothless-the alpha dragon-may not be able to control. This series is co-plotted by the writer, director, and producer of the How to Train Your Dragon films, Dean DeBlois, so this volume will be a perfect bridge to the upcoming new film in 2018. Fans will not want to miss it. Read both a review and preview of this volume here.
Another Castle Grimoire Volume 1 TP – Oni Press releases another princess determined not to be another damsel in distress. Princess Misty of Beldora doesn’t care for the Rules of Conduct that regulate a princess’s life in her kingdom. She prefers a more exciting life, where a princess can protect her kingdom just as well as a prince can. She is captured by Lord Badlug, the evil ruler of the neighboring kingdom of Grimoire, who intends to marry her and then conquer Beldora. But Misty won’t play the role of damsel in distress, and instead she works together with the long-suffering citizens of Grimoire, along with a certain bumbling prince, to protect her kingdom and free both realms from Badlug’s tyrannical rule. This series is another of a growing list of stories with princesses discovering what it takes to be the hero, and showing both boys and girls that they can do just that.
Images © Dark Horse Comics and Oni Press 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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