Robot Makers | This Week’s Comics
Robot Makers Volume 1 Soccer Robots Vs. Battle Robots tops this week’s list of new comics, manga, and graphic novels for readers 12 and under, along with a new graphic novel for middle grade readers from Yen Press/JY. Other highlights include Shelter For Lost Dreams from Dark Horse Comics. Keenspot Entertainment releases Christmas With Grubbs in time for the holiday while Roaring Brook Press brings out the next volume of Bad Kitty, Bad Kitty Makes A Movie.
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Betty And Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #320, $9.99
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Recharged Volume 3 TP, $16.99
DARK HORSE COMICS
Shelter For Lost Dreams HC, $14.99
Robot Makers Volume 1 Soccer Robots Vs. Battle Robots GN, $15.99 **Weekly Pick**
Robot Makers Volume 2 The Robot Soccer Competition GN, $15.99
Godzilla Rivals Jet Jaguar Vs. Megalon #1 (One Shot)(Cover A Megan Huang), $7.99
My Little Pony Best Of Fluttershy #1 (Cover A Brenda Hickey), $7.99
Amy’s Big Brother GN, $13.00
Christmas With Grubbs GN, $9.99
Geronimo Stilton Reporter 3-In-1 Edition Volume 3 TP, $14.99
ROARING BROOK PRESS
Bad Kitty Makes A Movie GN, $13.99
Canine Detective Chris Volume 1 The Shiba Inu Detective Tracks Down The Stolen Jewels Volume 1 GN, $8.99 **Weekly Pick**
Robot Makers Volume 1 Soccer Robots Vs. Battle Robots GN – Graphic Universe starts a new series to introduce readers to STEM concepts. La Ion loves to play soccer and is happiest when he’s on the field with his friends. But, when he transfers to a new school, the kids in the soccer club aren’t kicking the ball around—they’re controlling robots who do! La Ion soon gets stuck in the middle of a rivalry between the robot-soccer club and their rivals, the battle-robot club. This manhwa series introduces readers to robotics history, including key concepts, famous figures, power sources and more. This edutainment title is the perfect addition to any graphic novel collection.
Canine Detective Chris Volume 1 The Shiba Inu Detective Tracks Down The Stolen Jewels Volume 1 GN – Yen Press launches a new mystery series, part of their new line of middle-grade light (prose) novels from Japan. Hinata is a shy fifth grader. Chris is a retired police dog who Hinata’s grandfather gives to him as his first-ever pet. Chris has excellent training and top-notch skills. Their only problem is whenever they see a bug, they fly into a panic. But Chris’ nose is about to be put to the test. One day while Hinata and Chris are out on a walk, they discover the police investigating a robbery at a neighborhood jewelry store. When Chris stumbles onto a vital clue, the pair must overcome their fears to help catch the culprit. Mystery lovers of all ages will enjoy this fun romp.
Filed under: All Ages
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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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