Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels & Toys for 8/14

Every week PREVIEWSworld calls attention to those comics, graphic novels, and toys 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 August 14th!

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Comics

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Kev Walker (CA) Ryan Ottley
• There is a new Sinister Syndicate!
•  Beetle, Electro, Lady Octopus, Scorpia and White Rabbit have come together for one reason: TO HUNT BOOMERANG!
•  Spidey knew having Boomerang as a roommate would come back to bite him, but not like this.
Rated T
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) R. B. Silva
As Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men's future blossoms into trouble for all mutantdom. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY, FF) continues reshaping the X-Men's past, present and future with breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN)!
Rated T+
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $4.99
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DC COMICS
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Christian Duce (CA) Doug Mahnke
"Take Your Shot" begins! Deadshot has returned to Gotham City following a long stint with the Suicide Squad, and Batman fears that without the oversight of AmandaWaller, Floyd Lawton will go back to his old ways. Meanwhile, after taking Lex Luthor's offer, Mr. Freeze begins taking action to get exactly what he wants and killing anyone who stands in his way.
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev
From the award-winning team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, it's DC's biggest whodunit in years! The world's greatest detectives-Batman, Green Arrow, Lois Lane, Plastic Man, the Question and Martian Manhunter-have gathered to solve the mystery behind the true identity of Leviathan's leaders and the destruction of the world's top intelligence agencies! Red Hood is their leading suspect-and he is on the loose! Plus, the Silencer takes her shot! This mystery will unleash a new evil on the DC Universe!
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Kris Anka
MINISERIES PREMIERE! Acclaimed Daredevil writer CHIP ZDARSKY teams up with superstar Runaways artists KRIS ANKA and MATT WILSON for this spectacular OVERSIZED TWO-ISSUE MINISERIES! In the fantastical world of Blacksand, peace was hard-won, and three unbending warriors carry the scars to prove it. Now, almost twenty years later, their children are missing and war is on the horizon. Can they put aside their memories of the war-and each other-for one last adventure?
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $4.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
    END OF STORY ARC! "ALL THOSE LITTLE SCARS": The pulse-pounding conclusion to "Season 3" of the hottest supernatural horror story in comics! Clara is finally reunited with her missing brother, Danny-but The Laughing Man doesn't give up his acolytes without a bloody battle!
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Michael Walsh
DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019! After a mysterious stranger warps reality, the out-of-practice Black Hammer heroes must contend with both Starro and the rest of the DC universe. Meanwhile, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Cyborg try to adjust to life on Black Hammer Farm, while Colonel Weird and the Green Lantern try to uncover the secret behind this reality swap and the strange man who started it all.
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Stan Sakai (A/CA) Stan Sakai
"Bunraku", Part 3. A sinister force grows in strength, and Usagi must team up with the supernaturally powered Sasuke to defeat it. The heroic duo is in for the fight of their life as the danger becomes even more bizarre than they could imagine!

Don't miss the thrilling conclusion to Stan Sakai's first Usagi Yojimbo story at IDW Publishing!
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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DYNAMITE
(W) Mark Russell (A) Bob Q (CA) Amanda Conner
Acclaimed writer MARK RUSSELL (The Wonder Twins, Second Coming) welcomes stunning artist BOB Q (James Bond Origin, The Lone Ranger) for the incredible next chapter of the ongoing saga of Sonja The Red, Queen of Hyrkania. The invasion has taken its toll...hostage kings consider revolt...Sonja will venture into the woodlands, to seek help from a leaderless tribe, whose leader she killed...
In Shops: Aug 07, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Dan Mora
     * When a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead to gain power, ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire escapes her retirement home and pulls her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, a museum curator, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat.
* Bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars) and Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus) explore the mysteries of the past, the complicated truths of our history and the power of family to save the day - especially if that family has secret bunkers of ancient weapons and decades of experience hunting the greatest monsters in Britain 's history!
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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AHOY COMICS
(W) Mark Russell (A) Richard Pace (CA) Amanda Connor
The book everyone's talking about! When a weirdo stalks and threatens Sunstar's girlfriend, Jesus tries to prevent the superhero from succumbing to rage, but God has other plans! Plus AHOY's customary offerings of illustrated short prose fiction.
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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HUMANOIDS INC
(W) Devin Grayson (A) Alitha Martinez (CA) Mike McKone
A young doctor mysteriously acquires superpowers and quickly discovers that she's not the only one. There are people all over the planet Igniting with powers, but only her power can answer "why"...
Cecelia Cobbina is a gifted doctor. Vibrant, compassionate and praised by both her peers and her patients. But that was before the incident in Africa. Before she was forced to leave her job at Doctors Without Borders behind. Before she gained the ability to think faster than the speed of light. Overwhelmed with the power to answer almost every question, she must now overcome her own fears and tackle the one code she can't seem to break: the truth behind the Ignited.
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
Asgard. Alfheim. Heven. Jotunheim. Muspelheim. Niffleheim. Nidavellir. Svartalfheim. Vanaheim. All of the Ten Realms have fallen to Malekith and his army, except one: Midgard. Home to Thor's beloved humans. Home to heroes and gods alike. Now, at last, Midgard burns. All hell breaks loose in New York City as Malekith and his allies begin their invasion - and our greatest heroes watch as Earth falls! With Thor trapped in the land of the Frost Giants and Earth's forces overwhelmed, Black Panther, Jane Foster and Doctor Strange undertake a desperate gamble. What can possibly stop Malekith and his army? Spider-Man, Daredevil, Punisher, Ghost Rider, Blade, Hulk and more join the fray as Jason Aaron's epic Thor saga explodes across the Marvel Universe in an event for the ages! Collecting WAR OF THE REALMS #1-6 and WAR OF THE REALMS: OMEGA.
Rated T+
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $29.99
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DC COMICS
(W) James TynionIV, Ryan Ferrier (A/CA) Freddie Williams II
While the Shredder is locked away at Riker's Island, the Foot Civil War rages through New York City. Each branch of the Foot is determined to kill the Turtles first, to prove their rightful claim to power. Meanwhile, Batman and Robin are back in the DC Universe, dealing with the repercussions of a massive Arkham Asylum breakout that freed Bane! When Bane is unexpectedly transported to the Turtles' New York City, he swiftly takes control of the town, and Batman and the Turtles must join forces to defeat their common enemy! Collects issues #1-6. Co-published with IDW.
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $16.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Michio Murakawa (A) Michio Murakawa (CA) Junichiro Tamamori
2199 will be Earth's final year-unless the voyage of space battleship Yamato can succeed! The alien Gamilas have devastated the biosphere, determined to reshape our planet into their own new home. But a third force has intervened, as an emissary from the distant Iscandar has given humanity the plans for a faster-than-light drive. If the Yamato can battle its way through the Gamilas fleet to reach Iscandar, their technology can heal the Earth-but the odds against us are literally astronomical . . .

The classic 1974 anime TV series Space Battleship Yamato became a fan phenomenon in North America under the title Star Blazers. Now the epic tale of a legendary WWII battleship retrofitted as a spacecraft on a mission to save Earth has been remade by the generation of Japanese creators that grew up inspired by it-with staff including Yutaka Izubuchi (Cowboy Bebop: The Movie), Nobuteru Yuki (Kids on the Slope), and Hideaki Anno (Evangelion)!

o Double-sized English edition of manga contains two Japanese volumes.

o Afterword by animator and Yamato expert Tim Eldred.

o Bonus section on the mecha of Yamato!
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $19.99
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VERTICAL COMICS
(W) Keiichi Sigsawa (A) Iruka Shiomiya
Kino's Journey is about a character named Kino who travels around the world with a talking motorcycle named Hermes. Together they travel to different countries and meet the inhabitants there. Kino's policy is to only stay three days in every town without exception, saying it's enough time to learn about the each place and moving on to explore the next new place.
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $12.95
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Toys & Merchandise

DC COMICS
Gotham City is a dense, sprawling city with tall buildings, busy highways and dark alleys. In his quest to protect the city, sometimes Batman  needs a vehicle to go where the Batmobile cannot. Enter the Batcycle. Based on the design from the beloved Batman: The Animated Series, this stylish figure set comes with a sleek, art deco-inspired light-up Batcycle and an exclusive Batman figure.
•  Figure measures approximately 6" tall
•  Allocations may occur
•  Final products may differ from images shown
•  Approximately 4 units per carton
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $60.00
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DC COMICS
Inspired by the powerful women of the DC Universe, DC COVER GIRLS is a long-running line that features dynamic depictions of the most famous superheroes and super-villains in premium 9" statues, all based on art from some of the top talent in the comics industry.
The latest entry in the line is Black Canary. Coming from the Eisner-nominated artist and writer Jo lle Jones, this statue is a vibrant and modern take on DC's dangerous diva. With a rock 'n' roll fashion sense-featuring the leather jacket and corset-infused Rebirth-era character design-and a fearless attitude to take on any foe, this Bird of Prey is ready for whatever the night will throw at her. Measuring 9" tall, this sharply detailed sculpt is cast in polyresin, and is a great piece for fans of Jones and Black Canary.
•  Limited to 5,000 pieces and individually numbered
•  Figures measure approximately 9.40" tall
•  Allocations may occur
•  Final products may differ from images shown
•  Approximately 6 units per carton
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $125.00
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FUNKO
A PREVIEWS Exclusive! Straight from the pages of the DC miniseries written by Brian Azzarello and illustrated by Lee Bermejo, Batman: Damned, comes a POP! figure of the Dark Knight himself! This PREVIEWS Exclusive Batman: Damned POPop! features Bruce in his unique costume from the comic with that stylish Funko flair! Each POP! figure stands about 3 3/4" tall and comes in a collector-friendly window box, perfect for display!
In Shops: Aug 14, 2019
SRP: $11.99
   
BANPRESTO
From Banpresto. Izuku Midoriya is the main protagonist of My Hero Academia. Though originally born without a Quirk, he manages to catch the attention of the legendary hero All Might and has since become his close pupil and a student at U.A. High School, making him the ninth user of the One For All Quirk. This Grandista figure of Deku stands about 9 3/4" tall.
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $24.99
      


 

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