This Week’s Comics: Fungal Field of Dreams
Highlights from this week’s new releases include BOOM! Studios heading down to Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock for issue #1 of a new story. Lerner Publishing Group continues their wordless series Game for Adventure with volume 3 Chavo the Invisible while Random House for Young Readers releases the second volume of 5 Worlds, The Cobalt Prince.
AMP! COMICS FOR KIDS
Phoebe And Her Unicorn Today I’ll Be a Unicorn Board Book HC, $7.99
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Betty And Veronica Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #261, $6.99
Adventure Time Comics #23 (Cover A Jonatan Cantero), $3.99
Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock #1 (Of 4)(Cover A Jared Cullum), $3.99
Peanuts Volume 9 TP, $13.99
Smash Volume 1 Trial By Fire GN, $11.99
Smash Volume 2 Fearless GN, $11.99
DARK HORSE COMICS
Battles Of Bridget Lee Volume 2 The Miracle Child TP, $14.99
I Am Gandhi A Graphic Biography Of A Hero SC, $8.99
DRAWN AND QUARTERLY
Mushroom Fan Club HC, $17.95 **Weekly Pick**
Jem And The Holograms Dimensions TP, $15.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic Volume 14 TP, $17.99
Star Wars Adventures #10 (Cover A Derek Charm), $3.99
LERNER PUBLISHING GROUP
Game For Adventure Volume 3 Chavo The Invisible GN, $6.99
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #32, $3.99
RANDOM HOUSE BOOKS YOUNG READERS
5 Worlds Volume 2 The Cobalt Prince GN, $12.99
TEN SPEED PRESS
Comic Book Story Of Baseball GN, $18.99 **Weekly Pick**
UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
SpongeBob Comics #80, $3.99
Mushroom Fan Club HC – Drawn and Quarterly takes readers on a whimsical tour of the forest floor.
A favorite pastime of Elise Gravel’s family is mushroom hunting. Gravel takes readers with her out into nature to discover these alien-looking denizens of the forest floor. With her talent for anthropomorphizing everything, specimens such as the fun-to-stomp puffballs to the prince of stinkers—the stinkhorn mushroom—take on a new life. Her knowledge of this fascinating kingdom will bring each species to life and light the flame of curiosity in young readers. It’s a great addition to any graphic and non-fiction collection.
Comic Book Story Of Baseball GN – Ten Speed Press brings the boys of summer out to play. Everyone knows about America’s national pastime, baseball, but not about its origins. This graphic novel takes a complete look at the game and its beginnings, developments, triumphs, and tragedies. Readers will learn about players, teams, games, and moments that have kept the game popular for so long. It even defines key terms, explains how the game is played, and breaks down the cultural impact and significance of the sport here and overseas. Anyone who has ever been curious about baseball or its origins should pick this one up.
Images © Drawn & Quarterly and Ten Speed Press respectively.
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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