Cosmic Cadets | This Week’s Comics
Cosmic Cadets Volume 1: Contact from IDW Publishing tops this week’s list of new comics, manga, and graphic novels for readers 12 and under, along with a new graphic novel spin-off from Viking Books For Young Readers. Other highlights include a new graphic novel in the Diary Of An 8-Bit Warrior series, Volume 4, Battle For The Dragon from Andrews McMeel. Dark Horse Comics releases another one-shot for the Star Wars The High Republic Adventures, Quest Of The Jedi #1 while Scout Comics – Scoot imprint releases Action Tank Volume 2 #1.
Diary Of An 8-Bit Warrior Volume 4 Battle For The Dragon GN, $9.99
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
World Of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #129, $9.99
DARK HORSE COMICS
Star Wars The High Republic Adventures Quest Of The Jedi #1 (One Shot)(Cover A Tom Fowler), $5.99
Gargoyles #5 (Cover A David Nakayama), $3.99
Cosmic Cadets Volume 1 Contact GN (Top Shelf Productions), $14.99 **Weekly Pick**
Dungeons And Dragons Saturday Morning Adventures #2 (Cover A George Kambadais), $3.99
SCOUT COMICS – SCOOT
Action Tank Volume 2 #1, $3.99
VIKING BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
Last Comics On Earth GN, $14.99 Weekly Pick
Kara Guardian Of The Realms #3 (Of 11), $4.99
Cosmic Cadets Volume 1: Contact – IDW Publishing debuts a thrilling and heartfelt space adventure for middle-graders. Humanity has gone to the stars, and leading the charge to explore the galaxy are the crew of the ESS Khonsu. Jimmil, the son of the ship’s captain, hasn’t always lived up to his mom’s expectations, but when the ship is stranded on a strange alien planet, he and his friends will have to do what their parents couldn’t. As the galaxy’s only hope, they must explore the surface, discover the secrets of the terrifying race that lives there, and try to prevent a full-scale war. Middle-grade readers will enjoy this thrilling escapade filled with action, friendship, family, and overcoming the fear of the unknown.
Last Comics On Earth– Viking Books for Young Readers releases a spin-off based on the series Last Kids on Earth. At their local comic book store, Jack, Quint, June, and Dirk have made a starting discovery: They’ve read every last issue of their favorite comic, Z-man, and no new issues are coming…ever! Faced with a challenge like no other, our heroes have only one choice: write and illustrate their own comic book. Continuing Z-Man’s legacy, they cast themselves as super rad, super goofy, superhero protectors of the mysterious city of Apocalyptia. What could possibly go wrong? You name it. Fans of Last Kids on Earth will love this hilarious, action-packed graphic novel.
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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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