This Week’s Comics: Cats and Myths
This week’s new releases have gone to the dogs! (And cats.) American Mythology Productions releases issue #3 of the old school superhero series, Underdog. BOOM! Studios has two new original graphic novels of Garfield, while DC Comics and Marvel Comics release new issues of their dog-centric comics Scooby-Doo Team-Up #67 and Lockjaw #3.
AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
Underdog #3 (Cover A Jenni Gregory), $3.99
Mythical Creatures GN, $9.95 **Weekly Pick**
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie #30 (Cover A Audrey Mok), $3.99
Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #288, $6.99
Best Of Archie Americana Volume 2 Silver Age TP, $9.99
Adventure Time #75 (Cover A Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb), $4.99
Garfield Volume 3 The Thing In The Fridge GN, $9.99
Garfield Volume 4 Search For Pooky GN, $9.99
Goldie Vance Volume 4 TP, $14.99
Lumberjanes #49 (Cover A Kat Leyh), $3.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25 (Goni Montes 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $4.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2018 Annual #1 (Cover A George Caltsoudas), $7.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Volume 5 TP, $16.99
Rugrats #7 (Cover A Jorge Corona), $3.99
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #37, $2.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #4 (Cover A Tyson Hesse), $3.99
Fruit Ninja Frenzy Force #1 (Cover A Remy Eisu Mokhtar), $4.99
LITTLE BROWN BOOK FOR YOUNG READERS
CatStronauts Volume 1 Mission Moon GN, $7.99 **Weekly Pick**
Lockjaw #3 (Of 4), $3.99
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #30, $3.99
Mythical Creatures GN – Arcana Studio collaborates with Kiwa Digital to create a unique cultural fusion. Eru is a typical kid, who just wants to play video games all day. But after an argument with his mother, he runs away. He ends up getting lost in the Canadian wilderness, and befriending Gwaii, a boy his age and a Patupaiarehe. They help Eru track down the mystical Raven who can help him get back home, and along the way, encounter some mythical creatures from Canada and New Zealand. This fantasy world created by Arcana Studios and Kiwa Digital is inspired by the stories and mythologies of the Haida First Nation of Canada and the Maori of New Zealand. It’s a great way to introduce kids to the cultural heritage of these indigenous peoples.
CatStronauts Volume 1 Mission Moon GN – Little Brown Book for Young Readers takes one small step for cats, and one giant leap for catkind. The world has been thrust into darkness due to a global energy shortage. There is a plan to build a solar power plant on the moon, but some bold adventurers are needed to set it up. Enter the CatStronauts! Using their bravery, skills, and quick thinking, commander Major Meowser, pilot Waffles, technician Blanket, and science officer Pom Pom take on this important mission! As long as there aren’t any big boxes or tuna sandwiches to distract them. CatStronauts brings humor, cute cat art, and even some science to make a fun-filled trip for any reader.
Images © Arcana Studio and Little Brown Book for Young Readers 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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