Ham Helsing | This Week’s Comics
Ham Helsing Volume 1 Vampire Hunter tops this week’s list of new comics, manga, and graphic novels, along with the final volume in the Tea Dragon series from Oni Press. Other highlights include Cosmic Pizza Party from Andrews McMeel. Knopf Books for Young Readers releases the second volume of Cardboard Kingdom, Roar of the Beast, while Random House for Young Readers unleashes Pacey Packer Unicorn Tracker Volume 2, Horn Slayer.
Cosmic Pizza Party GN, $9.99
CROWN BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
Ham Helsing Volume 1 Vampire Hunter GN, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**
Krypto The Superdog TP, $9.99
Marvel Action Origins #2 (Of 5)(Cover A Lanna Souvanny), $4.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #98 (Cover A Akeem S. Roberts), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic Season 10 Volume 1 TP, $17.99
Sonic The Hedgehog Bad Guys TP, $15.99
KNOPF BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
Cardboard Kingdom Volume 2 Roar Of The Beast GN, $12.99
Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur Bad Buzz TP, $12.99
NOBROW – FLYING EYE BOOKS
Hilda And The Mountain King GN, $10.99
Tea Dragon Tapestry HC, $21.99 **Weekly Pick**
RANDOM HOUSE BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
Pacey Packer Unicorn Tracker Volume 2 Horn Slayer GN, $12.99
RANDOM HOUSE GRAPHIC
Norma And Belly Volume 2 Apple Of My Pie GN, $12.99
Ham Helsing Volume 1 Vampire Hunter GN – Crown Books for Young Readers jumps into the adventures of a famous family of vampire-hunting pigs. Ham Helsing is the descendant of a long line of adventurers and monster hunters. While his brother Chad carries on the family legacy of leaping before looking, Ham prefers to be the odd pig out by painting or writing poetry instead of inventing dangerous new ways to catch dangerous creatures. When Chad dies, however, it’s up to Ham to carry on. He is given his first assignment and reluctantly goes to hunt a vampire. He soon learns that people aren’t always what they seem, and having a good team around you will help to save your bacon. Middle grade readers will enjoy this hilarious first volume.
Tea Dragon Tapestry HC – Oni Press releases the heartwarming conclusion to the award-winning Tea Dragon series. Greta and Minette return as they go on a journey of self-discovery and healing to become and accept who they are. Greta struggles with Ginseng’s continued mourning while also trying to create something to impress a master blacksmith in search of an apprentice, leading her to question the true meaning of crafting and caring for someone in grief. Meanwhile, Minette, after receiving a package from the monastery where she once trained as a prophetess, is thrown into confusion about her path in life, but finds as she opens her heart more to others, the more clearly she can see what was always inside. Readers will continue to be charmed by the heartfelt story of purpose, love and growth.
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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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