Holiday Gift Guide: Great Comics for Kids

Looking for that perfect stocking stuffer? Comics can make a great gift for the young reader in your life. There's plenty of great comics based on their favorite movies and video games along with some amazing original stories they won't find anywhere else.

So if you're on the lookout for some fun new books for them to read while they're on winter break then check out these great comics for kids.

All these and more are available now at your local comic shop!

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Haden Blackman (A) Veronica Di Lorenzo, Rosa La Barbera, Ivan Shavrin
A graphic novel anthology expanding on the feature film DisneyoPixar's Toy Story 4. The toys are back and do they have a story to tell! Join Woody and the Toy Story gang in four connecting stories set before and after DisneyoPixar's Toy Story 4. Writer Haden Blackman (Star Wars) brings fun, energy, and heart to this graphic novel that features the toys you know and love-and introduces some new toys, too! Four new stories set before and after DisneyoPixar's Toy Story 4!
In Shops: Jun 05, 2019
SRP: $10.99
PREVIEWS Page #135

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Landry Quinn Walker, Cavan Scott, Elsa Charretier, Pierrick Colinet, Alan Tudyk, Shannon Eric Denton, Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, Delilah Dawson, Sholly Fisch, Shaun Manning, Paul Crilley, Otis Frampton, Cavan Scott (A) Jon Sommariva, Sean Parsons, Elsa Charretier, Eric Jones, Arianna Florean, Annie Wu, Sean Cheeks Galloway, Jamal Peppers, Cassey Kuo, Gary Martin, Chad Thomas, Philip Murphy, Otis Frampton, Mauricet (A/CA) Derek Charm
Travel to a galaxy far, far away as a rotating cast of characters (and creators!) journey through Star Wars history! Characters major and minor, classic and new, expand the world of Star Wars into new territory, telling larger-than-life stories that encapsulate the breadth of the galactic struggle between good and evil for a new generation of fans.
  
For fans of all ages with a mix of old and new characters, Star Wars Adventures will appeal to Jedi everywhere, Master and Padawan alike! Collects issues #0-8, 10, 11, the 2018 Free Comic Book Day issue, and the 2018 Annual.
In Shops: Jan 29, 2020
SRP: $29.99
PREVIEWS Page #151

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Priscilla Tramontano, Jennifer Hernandez, Lamar Wells, Jack Lawrence (CA) Aaron Hammerstrom
The world has fallen to the Metal Virus, a manufactured plague that transforms all it infects into robotic zombies at Dr. Eggman's command. Even Sonic the Hedgehog has been infected, though his speed has allowed him to keep the virus at bay. Now, Sonic and his friends in the Restoration launch a desperate plan to cure the world! Collects issues #21-24 of the ongoing Sonic The Hedgehog series.
In Shops: Jun 24, 2020
SRP: $15.99
PREVIEWS Page #150

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Stefan Petrucha, Dan Slott, Mary Bierbaum, Tom Bierbaum (A) Various (CA) Rob Liefeld
* The Power Rangers arrive in New York City to find their missing teammate Tommy Oliver, AKA The Mighty Morphin Green Ranger, but soon discover he's joined forces with the villainous Shredder and the Foot Clan! But the Rangers must also deal with another unexpected (fr)enemy - the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Can these heroes find a way to work together to defeat the bad guys and save the world from total destruction?!
* Written by Ryan Parrott (Power Rangers: Necessary Evil) and illustrated by Simone di Meo (Power Rangers: Beyond The Grid), the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fight - and maybe team up with - the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time ever.
* Collects the complete 5-issue series.
In Shops: Sep 23, 2020
SRP: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #207

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Ben Queen (A/CA) Joe Todd-Stanton
* Bear is a guide dog for the blind, and he would do anything for his best friend and owner, Patrick. But when Bear suddenly loses his own vision, he worries that he has lost his purpose! Determined to protect Patrick at all costs, Bear sets out on a quest to regain his eyesight.
* Along the way Bear will learn to tap into his other senses and begin to see the world from a new perspective that is at times more rich and colorful than the world he's always known.  
* Writer Ben Queen (Disney/Pixar's Cars 2 and Cars 3) draws inspiration from real life stories of how memory can influence how we recall our own surroundings, and artist Joe Todd-Stanton (A Mouse Called Julian) lovingly renders an unforgettable story of one dog's grand adventure from the wooded countryside to the heart of Manhattan where he encounters new friends and discovers his true calling.
In Shops: Sep 02, 2020
SRP: $24.99
PREVIEWS Page #202

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Lilah Sturges (A) Polterink (CA) Alexa Sharpe
New York Times best selling author Lilah Sturges and acclaimed artist polterink present the third and final graphic novel from the Eisner Award-winning world of Lumberjanes!
At Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqual Thistle Crumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady-Types, being yourself has a long tradition of being celebrated, and no one knows that better than Ripley.  
But going against the grain is starting to feel like she's going against her friends, and Ripley's not sure if being unique is all it's cracked up to be. So when she meets a Zebracorn with the ability to blend in anywhere, Ripley's starts to think she should take on a new identity, one that looks more like everyone else.
Join Ripley as she goes on a journey to discover who she truly is, and reminds us that showing others your true colors can help you see theirs, too.
In Shops: Oct 14, 2020
SRP: $14.99
PREVIEWS Page #237

GRAPHIX
(W) Jeff Smith (A/CA) Jeff Smith
For the youngest fans of the bestselling graphic novel series Bone, Jeff Smith has created two hilarious tales to delight beginning readers. the Bone cousins find a coin -- finders keepers! -- but the boys can't agree on how to spend it. Fone Bone wants an apple and bananas they can share. Smiley Bone wants an ice cream cone with a pickle on top. And Phoney Bone wants to build a giant statue... of himself! Whose idea will win out? Then, Smiley Bone walks through the woods on a beautiful morning. During his journey, he meets a flock of friendly and playful birds. Smiley is having such a good time that he must find a fantastical way to keep up with his new friends as they soar into the big, blue sky. Available in softcover and hardcover editions.
In Shops: Jun 24, 2020
SRP: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #315

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
(W) Jeremy Whitley (A/CA) M Goodwin
Adrienne Ashe never wanted to be a princess. She hates fancy dinners, is uncomfortable in lavish dresses, and has never wanted to wait on someone else to save her. However, on the night of her 16th-birthday, her parents, the King and Queen, locked her away in a tower guarded by a dragon to await the rescue of some handsome prince. Now Adrienne has decided to take matters into her own hands!
In Shops: Mar 19, 2014
SRP: $11.99
PREVIEWS Page #262

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