Snowcat Prince | This Week’s Comics
Snowcat Prince from Oni Press tops this week’s list of new comics, manga, and graphic novels for readers 12 and under along with a new graphic novel from Graphic Universe. Other highlights include a look at the childhood of the first Black woman to work for NASA, Young Katherine Johnson, from Humanoids. Little Brown Books for Young Readers releases Song of the Sea, based on the film of the same name, while Random House Graphic releases a new fantasy graphic novel, Moth Keeper.
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #338, $9.99
Betty And Veronica Friends Forever Rock And Roll #1, $2.99
Power Rangers Volume 6 TP, $16.99
Green Girls GN, $14.99 **Weekly Pick**
Young Katherine Johnson HC, $14.99
Godzilla Rivals Mothra Vs. Titanosaurus #1 (Cover A Ferio Wind), $7.99
LITTLE BROWN BOOK FOR YOUNG READERS
Song Of The Sea GN, $14.99
Star Wars Hunters Battle For The Arena HC, $14.99
Waffles And Pancake Volume 3 Failure To Lunch GN, $12.99
Snowcat Prince TP, $14.99 **Weekly Pick**
What Is The Story Of Captain Picard SC, $7.99
RANDOM HOUSE GRAPHIC
Moth Keeper GN, $13.99
Hammer Volume 3 Jungle Kingdom GN (Saturday AM TANKS), $13.99
SEVEN SEAS ENTERTAINMENT
Yokai Cats Volume 3 GN, $14.99
Green Girls GN – Graphic Universe releases a graphic novel about raising awareness to save the planet. Friends Emma, Lily, and Fadila want to save the planet, but no one at their school seems to care. It doesn’t seem cool or important enough to the other students. Frustrated, the three friends name themselves the Green Girls and do what anyone else their age would do. They take to social media and launch a series of bold protests. Joined by aspiring Green Girl Silas, these friends start to stir up trouble—and risk getting into it as well—to raise awareness of issues such as container ship pollution, palm oil overproduction, and other environmental hazards. Using a mix of livestreams, spray paint, and bungee cords, they are determined to make a difference and get their followers to do the same. This graphic novel will appeal to middle grade readers interested in activism and saving the planet.
Snowcat Prince TP – Oni Press releases a beautifully illustrated tale of bravery and honor. Syv is the youngest snowcat in a family of princes. With the death of his father, Syv and his brothers are all in line for the throne. Wary of Syv’s popularity among the citizens, his brothers send him on a dangerous quest. The snowcat who finds the long-lost magical crown of their royal ancestor the Eldking is said to break the curse on their land and bring great honor to the family. Failure could bring the mark of three black stripes and would mean being banished forever. Syv will have to face dangerous beasts, dark powers, and the ever-lurking sandfoxes—sworn enemies of the snowcats—as he goes on his journey. But when the truth behind the legend of the Eldking and his magical crown is revealed, Syv will have to learn the new meaning of honor and find another way to break the curse. Fans of fantasy and adventure will enjoy this colorful and richly illustrated volume.
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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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