Peculiar Woods | This Week’s Comics
Peculiar Woods Volume 1 The Ancient Underwater City from Andrews McMeel tops this week’s list of new comics, manga, and graphic novels for readers 12 and under along with a new graphic novel from Dark Horse Comics. Other highlights include the graphic novel Squire and Knight Volume 1 from First Second Books and the manga Shibanban Super Cute Doggies from Seven Seas Entertainment.
Peculiar Woods Volume 1 The Ancient Underwater City GN, $12.99 **Weekly Pick**
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #340, $9.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #108 (Cover A Taurin Clarke), $3.99
DARK HORSE COMICS
Hotel REM HC, $14.99 **Weekly Pick**
Star Wars The High Republic Adventures The Nameless Terror #4 (Of 4)(Cover A Ornella Savarese), $4.99
FIRST SECOND BOOKS
Science Comics Electricity Energy In Action GN, $12.99
Squire And Knight Volume 1 GN, $14.99
I Can Read Comics Baby Sharks Luck Of The Claw GN, $5.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #60 (Cover A Aaron Hammerstrom), $3.99
Doodles From The Boogie Down GN, $13.99
RANDOM HOUSE GRAPHIC
Mapmakers Volume 2 Mapmakers And The Enchanted Mountain GN, $13.99
ROARING BROOK PRESS
Survival Scout Lost In The Mountains GN, $12.99
SEVEN SEAS ENTERTAINMENT
Shibanban Super Cute Doggies GN, $14.99
Creepover Volume 4 The Show Must Go On GN, $11.99
Peanuts Batter Up Charlie Brown TP, $11.99
There Might Be A Kazoo Emergency Ready-To-Read Graphics Level 2 GN, $6.99
Peculiar Woods Volume 1 The Ancient Underwater City GN – Andrews McMeel debuts a new graphic novel series featuring a lonely boy and the unlikely band of heroes he forms. Nine-year-old Iggie is new to the town of Peculiar Woods where nothing is familiar and making friends isn’t easy when he’s not allowed to talk to strangers. When he gets lost in the woods on his first night, he discovers he can speak to inanimate objects. Faye, his blanket, Boris, the talking chair and yoga enthusiast, and a pair of spirited chess pieces team up with Iggie to help his new friends solve their problems and begin to uncover the mystery of the flooded town. As Iggie discovers the value of friendship, he also finds what needs to be done to save the entire village–before its too late! This whimsical and enchanting story will appeal to fans of Hilda, Adventure Time, and The Brave Little Toaster.
Hotel REM – Dark Horse Comics releases a new graphic novel for all ages. Rembrandt Somner is learning how to run his family’s business, Hotel REM, a place for all the fantastic people and creatures in our dreams to hang out when we wake up. Armed with notes of all the advice his parents have given him, Rem channels his endless enthusiasm in an attempt to balance his unwieldy coworkers and wild guests to give them the best experience possible and make his parents proud. But the arrival of a demanding celebrity guest challenges Rem’s abilities and threatens to ruin everything! Filled with fantasy and adventure, this beautifully illustrated graphic novel will appeal to readers of all ages.
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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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