This Week’s Comics: Violette Time
Highlights from this week’s new releases include American Mythology Productions releasing a special issue of the classic cat and mouse cartoon with the Pink Panther Vs The Inspector #1. IDW Publishing goes where only kids would dare with the trade paperback Underwhere while Kids Can Press shows what superhero assistants are made of with Nick the Sidekick.
AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
Pink Panther Vs The Inspector #1 (Cover A Which Way Variant), $3.99
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie And Me Comics Digest #6, $6.99
Archies #6 (Cover B Dan Parent), $3.99
Archie’s Big Book Volume 3 Rock N Roll TP, $19.99
Betty And Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #262, $6.99
Adventure Time Comics #22 (Cover A Kyle Smart), $3.99
DARK HORSE COMICS
Once Upon A Time Machine Volume 2 Greek Gods And Legends TP, $17.99 **Weekly Pick**
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #92, $2.99
DuckTales #8 (Cover A Marco Ghiglione), $3.99
DuckTales Mysteries And Mallards TP, $9.99
Goosebumps Download And Die #2 (Cover A Michelle Wong), $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #2 (Cover A Tyson Hesse), $3.99
Stretch Armstrong And The Flex Fighters #3 (Of 3)(Cover A Aluir Amancio), $3.99
Underwhere TP, $14.99
Violette Around The World Volume 1 My Head In The Clouds HC, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**
KIDS CAN PRESS
Nick The Sidekick HC, $14.99
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #31, $3.99
UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
SpongeBob Comics #79, $3.99
Pokemon Seek And Find Legendary Pokemon HC, $9.99
Once Upon A Time Machine Volume 2 Greek Gods And Legends TP – Dark Horse Comics brings back the Once Upon A Time Machine series for a new trip into some old tales. Greek mythology takes a spin in the Time Machine this time, as various creators re-imagine the ancient stories set in the far future. Whether it is the year 3016 AD, 4079 AD or 6060 AD, stories from the trials of Heracles to Icarus taking flight to the love songs of Orpheus still fascinate and entertain us. With innovative stories and art, it will be no surprise if this is another hit. It’s a great addition to middle school graphic collections.
Violette Around The World Volume 1 My Head In The Clouds HC – IDW Publishing introduces a girl who travels the globe and has adventures while learning to appreciate the joys of being different. Violette is 12-years-old, living with her parents in their circus, the Circus of the Moon, where her mother is the stuntwoman and her father is an insect tamer. Traveling the world at the end of the 19th century, she is fascinated by the beauty of the world around her. The music, painting, drawing, and nature draw her into adventures that she shares with her friend Samir, a budding trapeze artist, her unusual animal friends and her father’s trained insects. Violette Around the World has a welcome warmth, from the title character to the colorful and cheerful art, something we could all use more of these days.
Images © Dark Horse Comics and IDW Publishing respectively.
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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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