This Week’s Comics: Animal Crackers and Global Guardians
Celebrate Women’s History Month with some female-led titles from this week’s new releases. BOOM! Studios rounds out another story arc of the Lumberjanes with issue #36, while IDW Publishing releases issue #3 of Jem and the Misfits. Joe Comics has more of everyone’s favorite sisters Anna and Elsa with Disney Frozen #6, and Marvel Comics has not one but two titles with the latest issue of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur and the fifth trade of The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, this one titled Like I’m the Only Squirrel in the World.
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
World Of Archie Jumbo Comic Digest #67, $6.99
Simpsons Comics #238, $3.99
Lumberjanes #36 (Cover A Kat Leyh), $3.99
Steven Universe #2 (Cover A Missy Pena), $3.99
Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #3 (Of 6), $3.99
Looney Tunes #236, $2.99
Looney Tunes Greatest Hits Volume 2 You’re Despicable TP, $12.99
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #24, $2.99
FIRST SECOND BOOKS
Animal Crackers Circus Mayhem HC (Prequel), $15.99 **Weekly Pick**
Animal Crackers HC, $15.99
Dragonfly And The Global Guardians #1, $0.99 **Weekly Pick**
Batman Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #5 (Of 6)(Cover A Jon Sommariva), $3.99
Donald And Mickey The Persistence Of Mickey TP, $12.99
Jem And The Misfits #3 (Cover A M. Victoria Robado), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #52 (Cover A Tony Fleecs), $3.99
Disney Frozen #6, $3.99
Disney Frozen Comics Collection Hearts Full Of Sunshine TP, $9.99
Disney Pixar Cars #2, $3.99
Disney Princess #9, $3.99
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #17, $3.99
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Volume 5 Like I’m The Only Squirrel In The World TP, $15.99
TITAN PUBLISHING GROUP
Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor Volume 5 The One TP, $14.99
Doctor Who The Twelfth Doctor Year 2 #15 (Cover A Claudia SG Iannicello), $3.99
Animal Crackers Circus Mayhem HC (Prequel) – First Second goes wild with a new graphic novel from Scott Christian Sava. Owen is determined to get to the truth of the animals at Buffalo Bob’s Rootin’ Tootin’ Animal Circus, where giraffes jump rope, lions tango, and elephants throw knives. But when he visits, he finds his uncle and all the animals gone. Believing it to be the work of Buffalo Bob’s sideshow rival Contorto, Owen investigates, and he stumbles on the one thing that can help him save the day: a box of animal crackers that allow him to change in different circus animals. But it will take more than a few carnival tricks to defeat Contorto and his pack of goons. This volume is the prequel to the graphic novel Animal Crackers, also out this week, and it’s soon to be an animated feature film. Sava already has an established track record with kids’ titles, so both of these titles are sure to please.
Dragonfly And The Global Guardians #1 – Graphic India introduces a new all-girl superhero team to their line. Earth’s superheroes are gone, after sacrificing themselves in a desperate attempt to destroy the invading alien forces of the Destructoids. Taking up their mantle are the children Earth’s greatest heroes left behind: Teja Patel, Wen Ling Wu, Olivia Omega, Elena Gomez, and Romy “Romper Stomper.” These five girls team up to find out what happened to their parents while having to combat a new threat that puts the Earth in peril once again. With fun art and a global cast and theme, this is a good title to pick up to re-energize both the heart and mind.
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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