Beaky Barnes | This Week’s Comics
Beaky Barnes Egg On The Loose tops this week’s list of new comics, manga, and graphic novels ringing in the new year along with a new Show Me History from Portable Press. Other highlights include the second issue of Family Time from Ablaze Publishing. Little Brown Books for Young Readers releases Baloney and Friends Dream Big, while Random House Books for Young Readers releases Pizza and Taco Volumem 5 Rock Out.
Family Time #2 (Cover A Asiah Fulmore), $3.99
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Betty And Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #310, $9.99
My Little Pony #8 (Cover A Brenda Hickey), $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #56 (Cover A Jamal Peppers), $3.99
LITTLE BROWN BOOK FOR YOUNG READERS
Baloney And Friends Dream Big GN, $7.99
Beaky Barnes Egg On The Loose GN, $18.99 **Weekly Pick**
Show Me History Harriet Tubman Fighter For Freedom GN, $8.99 **Weekly Pick**
RANDOM HOUSE BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
Avatar The Last Airbender Screen Comix The Power Of Toph TP, $7.99
Pizza and Taco Volume 5 Rock Out GN, $9.99
Beaky Barnes Egg On The Loose GN – Penguin Workshop debuts a graphic novel series from Caldecott Honor winner David Ezra Stein. Beaky Barnes is a no-nonsense chicken with an egg to protect! The town is out of eggs, the local chef is in a panic, and the Inspector wants one to go in his sandwich. What a stroke of luck it is to find Beaky Barnes having lunch with a woman who has a business proposition for Beaky; a chicken-pulled coach service. Chaos ensues when a fight over the offensive business arrangement turns into a chicken on the run, and the inspector and woman in hot pursuit! This volume features three hilarious stories young readers are sure to love.
Show Me History Harriet Tubman Fighter For Freedom GN – Portable Press releases another Show Me History tell the remarkable life story of American Hero Harriet Tubman. Once a slave, Harriet Tubman escaped in 1849, but she wasn’t content with being free. She headed back into the South, and helped another 70 more slaves find freedom along an elaborate abolitionist network called the Underground Railroad on more than a dozen dangerous journeys. She became an abolitionist and a women’s rights advocate in an incredible life that was more heroic than any comic book superhero! This volume continues to show elementary and middle school readers that history is more than facts and dates.
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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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