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It’s A Sine of the Tides: Kim Dwinell’s “The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean”

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Top Shelf Productions to release new Kim Dwinell Surfside Girls graphic novel.

A Spooky Sunday Surfin’ Sunday Review

The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean
Author/Artist: Kim Dwinell
Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
Release Date: September 28, 2021

Format: Paperback (6″x9″)
Pages: 112, full color
Reading Age: 9-12 years (grades 4-7)
ISBN-10: 1603094946
ISBN-13: 978-1603094948

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Regal Roll-Out: Image Comics’ “King Spawn” #1 Dons the Crown of Sales Superiority

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Greg Capullo’s Variant Cover Art for the Record Breaking King Spawn #1

Title: King Spawn #1
Publisher: Image Comics
Release date: August 25, 2021

Congratulations to comic artist and uber-entrepreneur Todd McFarlane on achieving a landmark launch with the first issue of King Spawn. With nearly a half-million comic retailer pre-orders to date, this Image Comics title becomes the single highest selling new superhero monthly in 25 years.

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Mezco’s Toho Kaiju Mojo: New 5 Points XL Sets Feature Monster Island Inhabitants

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Mezco’s 5 Points XL kaiju menagerie represents the mighty inhabitants of Monster Island. (Photo courtesy of Mezco Toyz)

Monster Monday #1

Mezco Toyz is keeping kaiju fans busy this season with plenty of new collectibles to consider.

Following hot on the multiple claws and jaws of their two Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters sets, the company has announced pre-orders for the next of their 5 Points XL Toho Studios related figures; Mothra.

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Mezco Toyz adds Mothra in butterfly form to their 5 Points XL Kaiju Collectibles.
(photo courtesy of Mezco Toyz)
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YA Cool Meets Old School Ghoul: Cullen Bunn & Cat Farris introduce “The Ghoul Next Door”

The Ghoul Next Door
Author: Cullen Bunn
Illustrator: Cat Farris
Imprint: HarperAlley (Harper Collins Publishing
On Sale: July 13, 2021

ISBN: 9780062896094
Trimsize: 6″ X 9″
Pages: 200
Price: $12.99
Ages: 8 to 12

A Revenge of Spooky Sunday Post

I’ve been following the work of writer Cullen Bunn since encountering the Dark Horse ComicsHarrow County tales several years ago. That story cycle ticked all the boxes for my tastes in supernatural fiction, and has been featured here on the SkeletonPete site in the past. So, I’m excited to share the news of the New York Times best selling author’s newest creepy chronicle called The Ghoul Next Door.

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Hair ‘Em, Scare ‘Em: NECA’s Universal Monsters Wolfman Action Figure

A Just Another Spooky Sunday Installment

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NECA’s newest Ultimate Universal Monsters Action Figure Celebrates the 80th Anniversary. of The Wolfman. (Photo courtesy of NECA)

NECA (National Entertainment Collectibles Association) has just announced the second selection in its roll-out of Ultimate Universal Monsters Action Figures. Following the Frankenstein Monster, as portrayed by Boris Karloff NECA will release The Wolfman, honoring the film’s 80th anniversary year.