PREVIEWS Celebrates Kids Comics in May

This month PREVIEWS celebrates KIDS COMICS with plenty of new and backlist titles available for readers of all ages! Whether it's Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Drama, Comedy, Autobiography, Historical… there’s something for everyone in these all-ages offerings.

In the new May PREVIEWS you can look for comics perfect for young readers like Sonic the Hedgehog #43, Thor and Loki Double Trouble TP, The Haunted Mansion Little Golden Book, and more! To see all the kids comics and books available to pre-order now download our May Kids Comics Order Form.

Take a look at just some of the featured kid friendly comics elow and make sure to pre-order any favorites at your local comic shop!

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Adam Bryce Thomas (CA) Thomas Rothlisberger
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG VS. SIX DEADLY ZETI! Who will win the battle?! Find out in the action-packed "Zeti Hunt," part three! It's all hands on deck as Sonic and friends struggle to defend the newly rebuilt Restoration HQ from the Deadly Six.
In Shops: Jul 28, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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MARVEL COMICS
(W) Mariko Tamaki (A/CA) Gurihiru
They're brothers, gods and sons of Odin - but Thor and Loki just don't get along! Especially since Loki keeps tricking Thor into doing things that will get him in trouble. Even so, when Loki dares Thor to steal a powerful relic from Odin's vault, how can the God of Thunder say nay? As Loki summons a serpent set on city-smashing, Thor has to clean up his mess...again! But when the feuding siblings are transported to an alternate universe, they meet a very different Thor: Jane Foster! Can the Goddess of Thunder help these misbehaving brothers find their way home? Mariko Tamaki and Gurihiru - the fan-favorite team that brought you SPIDER-MAN & VENOM: DOUBLE TROUBLE - return to unleash anarchy in Asgard! Collecting THOR & LOKI: DOUBLE TROUBLE #1-4.
Ages 9-12
In Shops: Sep 01, 2021
SRP: $13.99
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GOLDEN BOOKS
(W) Lauren Clauss (A) Glen Brogan
It's easy to get into the Haunted Mansion... but can you find your way out? Join the Ghost Host and search your way through all the creep-tastic rooms of Disney Parks' Haunted Mansion, from the ominous Séance Room, to the ghoulish party in Grand Hall, to the attic that holds many scary secrets. Perfect for Disney and Little Golden Book fans of all ages, this spooky story is great for Halloween or anytime!
In Shops: Jul 14, 2021
SRP: $5.99
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ABSTRACT STUDIOS
(W) Terry Moore (A/CA) Terry Moore
Strangers In Paradise fans rejoice! This fun series follows the all-new adventures of Katchoo and Francine, aged six! The whole SIP gang is here: sweet David and his bossy sister Darcy; the twins Tambi and Bambi; Francine's over-protective mother and, yes, the comically grouchy Freddie. It's 80 pages of full color laughs for kids of all ages!
In Shops: Nov 04, 2015
SRP: $14.95
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ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
(W) Thomas Astruc, Bryan Seaton, Nicole D'Andria (A/CA) Brian Hess
This trade paperback collects the first original illustrated stories based on Zag Entertainment's television show Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir. Join the premier superheroes of Paris, Ladybug and Cat Noir, as they battle Hawk Moth's akumatized victims to save their city! Collects Miraculous Adventures #1-4.
In Shops: Mar 21, 2018
SRP: $14.99
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ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
(W) Gabe Soria (A/CA) Gideon Kendall
With new never before published story content and bonus sketchbook material, this volume is not to be missed!  When Martin Magus comes into possession of a bewitched ring, he discovers that he now has the power to summon MEGAGHOST! A giant supernatural robot sworn to defend the world against the creepy things that go SMASH in the night. Written by Gabe Soria and illustrated by Eisner Award-winning artist Gideon Kendall, MEGAGHOST is an action-packed, arcane adventure that mixes Saturday morning cartoon thrills with supernatural chills! Collects issues #1-5. as well as other tales.
In Shops: Oct 14, 2020
SRP: $17.99
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ANDREWS MCMEEL
(W) Dana Simpson (A) Dana Simpson
In these spellbinding adventures, nine-year-old Phoebe Howell and her unicorn best friend, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, explore the possibilities of friendship, summer camp, the holidays, and even founding their own detective agency. These entertaining, visually dazzling stories are a wonderful reminder to young readers that being weird is much more fun than being normal. A deluxe bind-up featuring all the comics from Unicorns vs. Goblins and Razzle Dazzle Unicorn.
In Shops: Jul 28, 2021
SRP: $11.99
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CLOVER PRESS, LLC
(W) Ruth Plumly Thompson (A/CA) Sara Richard
The Royal Book Of Oz is the 15th book in the Oz series. It's also the first book in the series written by Ruth Plumly Thompson.

Released in 1921, the book was originally credited as the last to be written by series creator, L. Frank Baum. Baum died in 1919, but the manuscript for The Royal Book of Oz was said to have been completed before then.

It wasn't until years later that the truth behind this book's origins were revealed.
Clover Press aims to celebrate the work of this forgotten female author with a brand new edition of The Royal Book of Oz featuring updated, all-new illustrations by Eisner Award nominated artist, Sara Richard. This edition also features an afterword by Eisner Award winning artist and writer, Eric Shanower.
In Shops: Jun 17, 2020
SRP: $30.00
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DRAWN & QUARTERLY
(W) John Stanley (A/CA) John Stanley
Lulu Moppet is an outspoken and brazen young girl who doesn't follow any rules, whether they've been set by her parents, the neighborhood boys, or society itself. 2019 Lulu engages in suburban hijinks: she goes on picnics, babysits, and attempts to break into the boys' clubhouse again and again. Cartoonist John Stanley's expert timing and constant gags made these stories unbelievably enjoyable, ensuring that Marge's Little Lulu was a defining comic of the post-war period.
In Shops: Nov 27, 2019
SRP: $29.95
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DYNAMITE
(W) Jeremy Whitley (A) Brittney Williams (CA) Paulina Ganucheau
Back to print in a new, 6"x9" resized edition!

The adventure begins for children and adults alike, as the classic character Rainbow Brite comes to comics and brings a little color to your life!

Wisp and Willow are best friends who live in a small town. They are inseparable, until one night, Wisp discovers something is stealing the color from the world! To escape their grasp, Wisp must use her wits and the help of a new friend...from somewhere else! Then the adventure begins!

Follow along with writer Jeremy Whitley (My Little Pony, Unstoppable Wasp) and artist Brittney Williams (Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat!, Goldie Vance) as we find out how this seemingly normal girl becomes Rainbow Brite and how it changes Wisp, Willow, and their world!

Contains issues #1-5 of Rainbow Brite and a gallery of Rainbow Brite cover art.
In Shops: May 05, 2021
SRP: $9.99
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ETCH / HMH BOOKS FOR YOUNG REA
(W) Kayla Miller (A/CA) Kayla Miller
Kayla Miller, the New York Times best-selling author-illustrator of Click, Camp, and Act, returns with the next chapter of Olive's story, tackling new friendships, middle school conflicts, and the importance of empathy.
Olive, meet Natasha.
There's a new kid in town! From the moment Natasha sets foot in class, it's clear she's one of the coolest kids in sixth grade. Everyone wants to be her friend, including Olive . . . but things might not be so easy.
Olive tries her best to befriend Nat, but it seems like the only thing they have in common is that they both want to hang out with Olive's friends! Watching as Natasha gets closer with some of her best buds, Olive can't help but worry that they're starting to like Nat more than they like her . . . and who could blame them? Nat is just that cool . . . and Olive is, well, just Olive.
The New York Times best-selling author-illustrator Kayla Miller delivers a nuanced look at navigating middle school friendships and the importance of both empathy and respect
In Shops: Jul 21, 2021
SRP: $12.99
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FIRST SECOND BOOKS
(W) Kiara Brinkman (A) Sean Chiki
In this contemporary middle-grade graphic novel, twelve-year-old Lucy discovers her father's collection of Beatles records and is inspired to form an all-girl rock band.
It's the first day of seventh grade, and everything is going downhill for Lucy Sutcliffe. At school, her friends seem to be leaving her behind. At home, her single father is in a rut, and her perpetually wandering journalist mother is more absent than ever. Worse of all, Lucy's beloved grandmother is undergoing chemotherapy and is no longer the vital, unflagging presence that her family has come to depend on.
Then Lucy discovers the Beatles, gets a drumset, and decides to form a rock band. Things are suddenly looking up.
In Shops: Jul 28, 2021
SRP: $14.99
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GRAPHIX
(W) Dav Pilkey (A/CA) Dav Pilkey
From worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey comes Dog Man, the canine cop who's part dog, part man, and all hero! George and Harold have created a new breed of justice. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound digs into deception, claws after crooks, rolls over robbers, and scampers after squirrels. Will he be able to resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty? Dav Pilkey's wildly popular Dog Man series appeals to readers of all ages and explores universally positive themes, including empathy, kindness, persistence, and the importance of being true to one's self.
In Shops: Aug 04, 2021
SRP: $12.99
PREVIEWS Page #306

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Tracy Yardley, Adam Bryce Thomas, Jennifer Hernandez, Evan Stanley, Jim Amash, Bob Smith (CA) Tyson Hesse
The evil genius Dr. Eggman has been foiled-but the work of Sonic the Hedgehog isn't over yet! In the aftermath of the latest epic battle, rogue robots continue to attack small villages around the world. In order to succeed, Sonic will need the help of his friends Tails, Knuckles, and Amy, along with some new and surprising allies. This new collection from acclaimed writer Ian Flynn features the blue blur like you've never seen him before. Gotta go fast!
In Shops: Aug 22, 2018
SRP: $15.99
PREVIEWS Page #146

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Cat Seaton (A/CA) Kit Seaton
Sibylla always wanted adventure, but she didn't know it would come in the form of a giant, magical bull. Is he a man, or a monster? And who knew a prophecy could be so literal? The first title in a new series co-created by sibling writer/artist team CAT SEATON and KIT SEATON, begins the adventure of a lifetime.
In Shops: Nov 07, 2018
SRP: $14.99
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JY
(W) Disney (A/CA) Disney
When a sorcerer steals a powerful enchanted crystal from the ancient wizard Nereus, apprentice Mickey Mouse travels to the capital of Grandhaven to reclaim the crystal before Nereus realizes it's gone. His search leads him to the Great Wizarding Tournament, which he enters with two young magicians he meets along the way: Goofy and Donald Duck. Little does he know, a far more sinister plot is unfolding in the shadows of the competition...
For readers of all ages.
In Shops: Nov 11, 2020
SRP: $16.00
PREVIEWS Page #275

ONI PRESS INC.
(W) K. O'Neill (A/CA) K. O'Neill
From the award-winning author of Princess Princess Ever After comes The Tea Dragon Society, a charming all-ages book that follows the story of Greta, a blacksmith apprentice, and the people she meets as she becomes entwined in the enchanting world of tea dragons. After discovering a lost tea dragon in the marketplace, Greta learns about the dying art form of tea dragon care-taking from the kind tea shop owners, Hesekiel and Erik. As she befriends them and their shy ward, Minette, Greta sees how the craft enriches their lives-and eventually her own.
In Shops: Oct 18, 2017
SRP: $17.99
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PAPERCUTZ
(W) Art Baltazar
In the deepest part of the ocean, unexplored by man and too deep for humans to swim, lives a little sea creature named Gillbert, the son of King Nauticus, king of all the oceans. One day, Gillbert will be king. But in the meantime, his playful curiosity takes him away from the kingdom on a journey of discovery. Gillbert meets an amphibious mermaid and follows her into unknown parts of the ocean. Where he meets many unknown and undiscovered species of underwater creatures. He didn't know these things existed so close to home. Gillbert's world just got a whole lot bigger! Available in softcover and hardcover editions.
In Shops: Nov 21, 2018
SRP: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #362

VIZ MEDIA LLC
(W) Kentaro Takekuma (A/CA) Charlie Nozawa
Super Mario Adventures, inspired by the bestselling Super Mario video game franchise, is a collection of comics that originally ran in Nintendo Power magazine in 1992-93. The peril-plagued Princess Toadstool is kidnapped by the diabolical deadbeat Bowser but super plumbers Mario and Luigi hatch a plan with their new friend Yoshi to rescue her. Are the Super Mario Bros' plans a pipe dream? Can they stop the Koopa King before he forces the Princess to be his bride?! Long out of print, this stunning, full-color graphic novel is now available once again!
In Shops: Oct 12, 2016
SRP: $14.99
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