PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics & Graphic Novels for 2/14

Every week PREVIEWSworld calls attention to those books and graphic novels which stand out from all the rest. These titles from Premier Vendors and independent publishers should be at the top of your list, and can be found at your local comic shop on February 14.

Jenny Finn #4

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Mike Mignola, Troy Nixey (A) Troy Nixey (CA) Mike Mignola

Jenny has been captured and the terrible plague is coming to an end, but when Joe has the chance to escape London, a ghost from his past forces him to stay and finish what he started.

Item Code: DEC170103
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #60
In Shops 2/14/2018

Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1

DC Comics

(W) Scott Snyder & Various (A) Doug Mahnke & Various (CA) Doug Mahnke

Continued from the pages of the bestselling Dark Nights: Metal! The Dark Knights ride through the farthest reaches of the Multiverse to track down the unlikeliest of teams: The Flash, Cyborg, Raven and Detective Chimp. The mission: keep these heroes from completing their desperate quest to save all of existence! Plus, Challengers' Mountain crackles with dark energy that will release an army of the world's worst nightmares into the streets of Gotham City! This one-shot also answers the question: Where are the Metal Men? And who is the latest addition to the team?

Item Code: NOV170209
Price: $4.99
PREVIEWS Page #76
In Shops 2/14/2018

Sideways #1

DC Comics

(W) Dan DiDio, Justin Jordan (A/CA) Kenneth Rocafort

During the events of Dark Nights: Metal, high school junior Derek James accidentally fell through a rift into the dark matter dimension! Now, as Sideways, he can create rifts in midair to leap through dimensions at will! But with that much power comes great liability-and cracks are starting to form in the fabric of the space-time continuum.

Item Code: DEC170221
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #70
In Shops 2/14/2018

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #248

IDW Publishing

(W) Larry Hama (A/CA) Netho Diaz

"Dawn of the Arashikage," Part 3! Dawn Moreno's ultimate identity crisis continues as she battles to maintain her sanity against the dark memories of the original Snake-Eyes that haunt her every waking moment!

Item Code: NOV170519
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #168
In Shops 2/14/2018

 

Kick-Ass #1

Image Comics

(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) John Romita

Kick-Ass is back and ready to wipe out the city's criminal lowlifes, destroy its gangs, and save its communities from decay. But there's a new face beneath the old mask, a new figure wearing that famous green and yellow spandex. Who is this new vigilante superhero? Who can fill Dave Lizewski's shoes? Who Is The New Kick-Ass? Find out in the first issue of this new, ongoing monthly series. Mature Readers.

Item Code: DEC170560
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #184
In Shops 2/14/2018

Star Wars: Darth Vader #11

Marvel Comics

(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli

An expensive bounty has been put on Vader's head! Who would dare try to challenge the Dark Lord's place in the Empire?

Item Codes: DEC170932
Price: $3.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #78
In Shops 2/14/2018

Star Wars: Thrawn #1

Marvel Comics

(W) Jody Houser (A) Luke Ross (CA) Paul Renaud

One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Star Wars Universe, Grand Admiral Thrawn is back with a six-issue miniseries about how he became one of the most feared military tacticians in a galaxy far, far away. Written by Jody Houser and drawn by Luke Ross, follow the comic adaptation of Timothy Zahn's New York Times best-selling novel about Thrawn's rise in the Imperial ranks!

Item Code: DEC170922
Price: $4.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page 75
In Shops 2/14/2018

Xena #1

D. E.

(W) Meredith Finch (A) Vicente Cifuentes (CA) David Finch

The path to redemption is never easy, and the journey of a warrior princess seeking to wash the blood of innocents from her hands is no exception.  Xena travels to Athens, to plead for redemption in the temple of Eleos. But some things can never be forgiven and the shadows of past sins are long.  Will Xena find redemption or betrayal waiting for her in the temple of the gods?  The power, the passion, the danger... her courage would change the world.  Xena:  Warrior Princess.

Item Code: DEC171388
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #324
In Shops 2/14/2018

DC Meets Looney Tunes TP

DC COMICS

(W) Tom King & Various (A) Lee Weeks & Various (CA) Lee Weeks

The team-ups you never thought you'd see are collected in a new title featuring the acclaimed Legion Of Super-Heroes/Bugs Bunny Special #1, Lobo/Road Runner Special #1, Martian Manhunter/Marvin The Martian Special #1, Batman/Elmer Fudd Special #1, Wonder Woman/Tasmanian Devil Special #1, Jonah Hex/Yosemite Sam Special #1. Order yours now, because th-th-th-that's all, folks!

Item Code: NOV170365
Price: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #129
In Shops 2/14/2018

 

Bingo Love

Image Comics

(W) Tee Franklin (A) Jenn St-Onge (CA) Genevieve Ft

When Hazel Johnson and Mari McCray met at church bingo in 1963, it was love at first sight. Forced apart by their families and society, Hazel and Mari both married young men and had families. Decades later, now in their mid-'60s, Hazel and Mari reunite again at a church bingo hall. Realizing their love for each other is still alive, what these grandmothers do next takes absolute strength and courage. Bingo Love is a touching story of love, family, and resiliency that spans over 60 years.

Item Code: DEC170648
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #198
In Shops 2/14/2018

Jimmy’s Bastards Volume 1 TP

Aftershock Comics

(W) Garth Ennis (A) Russell Braun (CA) Dave Johnson

Jimmy Regent, Britain's number one super-spy, has got it all: intrigue, adventure, a license to shoot whoever he likes and beautiful women falling at his feet. He also has a new partner who isn't quite as impressed by Jimmy as all other women appear to be. Now, there's a price to pay for Jimmy's multiple romantic conquests - the results of which are about to come calling in the worst possible way. Mature Readers.

Item Code: DEC171040
Price: $14.99
PREVIEWS Page #261
In Shops 2/14/2018

Lumberjanes Volume 8 TP

Boom! Studios

(W) Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh (A) Ayme Sotuyo (CA) Noelle Stevenson

Barney is starting their official first week at camp, but it looks like everyone in the Zodiac Cabin has been turned to stone! Now that Diane's back and strange shadows are appearing, it looks like April, Jo, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are going to have their hands full trying to find a cure for their friends...as long as they don't look the wrong thing in the eye first.

Item Code: OCT171293
Price: $14.99
PREVIEWS Page #309
In Shops 2/14/2018

Harley Quinn Red White & Black By Stanley Lau Statue

DC Comics

Stanley "Artgerm" Lau, designer of numerous DC Collectibles Cover Girls statues, sets his sights on Harley Quinn in this new Red, White and Black statue-order yours today! Designed by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau. Sculpted by Alejandro Pereira. Limited Edition of 5,000. Measures Approximately 7.48" tall.

Item Code: AUG170368
Price: $80.00
PREVIEWS Page #141
In Shops 2/14/2018

DC Comics Vinimates

Diamond Select Toys

A Diamond Select Toys release! The heroes and villains of the DC Universe are back in the second series of comic-based DC Vinimates! Three new 4" vinyl figures - Superman, The Joker, and Wonder Woman - are sculpted in the block-figure style, each striking an iconic pose straight from the comics. Each Vinimate comes packaged in a full-color box.

Item Code: Superman (SEP172467) / Joker (SEP172468) / Wonder Woman (SEP172469)
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #497
In Shops 2/14/2018

Overwatch Mercy Nendoroid Classic Skin

Good Smile Company

From Good Smile. "Heroes never die." From the globally popular multiplayer first-person shooter Overwatch comes the third Nendoroid figure from the series - Mercy! She comes complete with two different face plates including a gentle smiling face as well as a tougher looking expression for combat scenes. The Nendoroid is fully articulated including movable wings, which allow for various poses ranging from dynamic action poses to more relaxed poses. The wings make use of translucent parts to faithfully capture Mercy's appearance in game, and the wings can also be removed to display her in poses similar to her emotes and victory poses from the game. Her staff comes with interchangeable parts allowing you to switch between the closed and opened tip, and effect parts are also included to display her healing other characters!

Item Code: SEP172732
Price: $56.99
PREVIEWS Page #551
In Shops 2/14/2018

Marvel Universe Variant Play Arts Kai War Machine Action Figure

Square Enix

From Square Enix. Lieutenant James "Rhodey" Rhodes of the United States Marine Corps is the best friend of Tony Stark, also known as Iron Man. When James dons his mechanized suit, designed by Tony, he becomes War Machine! As one would expect from a top class military man, he is equipped with various powerful firearms. In this Marvel Universe Variant Play Arts Kai, he comes with various types of exchangeable weapon parts that can be equipped onto both of his shoulders and onto the left and right of his back with secure ratcheted jointing, allowing for various ways to mount his weapons. War Machine stands about 10 1/2" tall and comes with a stand for display.

Item Code: OCT172691
Price: $149.99
PREVIEWS Page #548
In Shops 2/14/2018

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