Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels & Toys for 10/16

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 October 16th!

See all the New Releases for October 16th here!

Comics

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Gerry Alanguilan (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
DAWN OF X!
The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility... and things have never been better! Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X, SECRET WARS) and superstar artist Leinil Yu (NEW AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) reveal the saga of Cyclops and his hand-picked squad of mutant powerhouses!
Rated T+  
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $4.99
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MARVEL COMICS
(W) J. J. Abrams, Henry Abrams (A) Sara Pichelli (CA) Olivier Coipel
• The most anticipated comic event of the year continues from J.J. Abrams (Star Wars, Star Trek, Lost, Alias), Henry Abrams and Sara Pichelli (SPIDER-MAN, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY)!
•  Peter and Mary Jane have had their first run in with the new villain Cadaverous and it did not go well. What horrific impact from this horrific villain will scar them the worst?!
Rated T
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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DC COMICS
(W) Tom King (A/CA) John Romita, Klaus Janson
It's time for the big showdown. Batman is calling Bane out. But is the Dark Knight Detective ready to take on the foe who broke him worse than any other that came before? And what else stands in Batman's way, to put an obstacle between him and his enemy? Tread lightly, Batman, because not only do the lives of your son and trusted friends hang in the balance, but your entire home could collapse on top of you!
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Lee Weeks
Don't miss this twisted tale from the pages of the game-changing event "Batman: Knightfall"! Thirty years after Bruce Wayne was broken and failed to take back the mantle of the Bat, Jean-Paul Valley, now known as Saint Batman, has turned Gotham into the city of his dreams. In his new order, killing has become commonplace and criminals live in constant fear-all in the name of justice. But just when all seems lost, a new hope for Gotham City rises...the son of Bane!
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $5.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) David Hine, Brian Haberlin (A/CA) Brian Haberlin
SERIES PREMIERE

DOUBLE-SIZED FOR SINGLE PRICE!
THEIR MAGIC IS CHANNELED THROUGH THEIR TATTOOS!

The Marked may look like cool young influencers, but beneath the designer clothes, their bodies are tattooed with the magical glyphs of an ancient order that secretly protects the world against evil forces. With no new occult threats, The Marked use their tattooed powers solely for the pursuit of pleasure until a young woman called Liza creates a dangerous new form of Hybrid Sorcery. The party is over for The Marked. You'll believe in magic-terrifying, soul-destroying magic.
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
NEW STORY ARC

"THE PENTOCULUS: FOREVER AND EVER," Part One
The smash-hit horror series continues!

After the time- and space-shifting journey of the previous arc, Norton and Clara are trapped in "small town" Gideon Falls with a murderous psychopath. Meanwhile, Father Fred and Angie confront the Bishop in "big city" Gideon Falls.
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Christopher Cantwell (A/CA) Patric Reynolds
The best-selling comic series that inspired the blockbuster film returns with gruesome hilarity from the showrunner of AMC's Halt and Catch Fire and Hellboy's Patric Reynolds.

Years ago, a weird mask of unknown origin and limitless power was buried in the cement of an apartment building's basement floor. Edge City and its residents have all but forgotten the mysterious green-faced killer known only as "Big Head." But now, decades later, the bizarre Tex Avery-style killings are happening all over again and are on a collision course with a bizarre political campaign where a homicidal maniac wants to "Make America Green Again"!  
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Brian Ruckley (A) Anna Malkova, Bethany McGuire-Smith (CA) Winston Chan
The hunt is on! Chromia and Prowl launch a massive security operation, desperately trying to track down two murderers. Bumblebee visits an injured Windblade, Orion Pax, Sentinel Prime, and Megatron wrestle for control and influence-and nobody knows whose side (if anyone's) Termagax and Starscream are on in all of this!
* Now shipping monthly!
* A new arc begins here!
* When things get bad, can Security Operations tell who is friend and who is foe?
* The bold new era continues! Cybertron's fate hangs in the balance as Transformers begins a new story arc!
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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DYNAMITE
(W) Christopher Preist (A) Ergun Gunduz (CA) Stanley Lau
Seduction of The Innocent Book Four of Twelve: While several of Vampirella's classic enemies gather under mysterious circumstances, Vampirella is goaded into committing a heroic act which may thrust her into the public eye, a place she's definitely not comfortable in!  By the ever-unpredictable Christopher Priest and taking-the-US-by-storm Ergun Gunduz!
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Dan Mora
Gran and Duncan are in a race against time to get back to the Otherworld. The sword in the stone awaits, and he who pulls the sword from the stone becomes King.
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Jim Zub (A/CA) Troy Little
It's Rick Sanchez VS The Tomb Of Horrors, the deadliest dungeon in D&D history!

Meanwhile, Morty and Summer face forgotten freaks from the Folio of Flawed Failures. If they flub this fight, they're f**ked.

Fan favorite RPG-ist Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Savage Sword of Conan) re-teams up with Eisner-nominated art mage Troy Little (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Powerpuff Girls) to magic-up Adult Swim's pop culture mega-hit and smash it into the best-selling role-playing game that recently became cool again.
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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TITAN COMICS
(W) Brenden Fletcher (A) Elmer Damaso (CA) Karl Kerschl
Robotech is reborn from the ashes of Event Horizon! New writer Brenden Fletcher (Motorcrush, Isola) and artist Elmer Damaso (Robotech/Voltron, Marvel Mangaverse) boot up Robotech: Remix, an all-new series that will take beloved characters and iconic mecha to places fans have never seen before!
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99
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Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jody Houser (A) Roge Antonia, Joshua Cassara, More (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Elia Bonetti
Enter Shadow Wing - the Empire's salvation, and the Rebellion's doom! As the war between the rebels and the Galactic Empire stretches on, it's the innocent people of the galaxy who are most at risk. An elite squadron of TIE fighter pilots is assembled to help protect Imperial interests - and hammer the Emperor's fury down upon the treasonous and violent Rebel Alliance. But how far is this untested team willing to go to preserve law and order? Are the pilots of Shadow Wing as loyal to the Empire as they seem? And on a dangerous mission to deal a devastating blow to the Rebellion, will any of them survive the fight? Collecting STAR WARS: TIE FIGHTER #1-5.
Rated T
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $15.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #135

DC COMICS
(W) James TynionIV, Ram V. (A) Alvaro Eduardo Martinez Bueno, Miguel Mendonca, Guillem March, Daniel Sampere, Mark Buckingham, Raul Fernandez, Juan Albarran, Mick Gray (CA) Clayton Crain
The world's magic is fading, and new enemies have appeared to take advantage of Earth's weakness. Doctor Fate has assembled the Lords of Order, trapping the magical community on Earth. To save magic, the Justice League Dark must escape Doctor Fate's snares and fight the Otherkind. But can they do all of that without calling on even more dangerous powers for assistance? Collects issues #8-12 and ANNUAL #1.
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $16.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #81

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
The hot horror series that WIRED magazine named one of the best books of 2018 returns from the creative team that BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS said "will go down as one of the greatest comic teams of all time!"

After the mind-blowing events of the second arc, our story heads right through the looking glass. Father Burke tracks a vicious killer named... Norton Sinclair? And when that killer can travel through time (and space!), readers are in for a wild ride.

Collects GIDEON FALLS #12-16
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $16.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Matthew Colville, Matthew Mercer (A) Olivia Samson (CA) Stjepan Sejic
The band of adventurers known as Vox Machina will save the world. Eventually. But even they have to start somewhere. Six would-be heroes on seemingly different jobs find their paths intertwined as they investigate shady business in the swamp town of Stilben. They'll need to put their heads-and weapons-together to figure out what's going on . . . and keep from being killed in the process. From the creators of the hit show Critical Role comes Vox Machina's origin story, now available in paperback!
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $19.99
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Toys & Merchandise

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! The Clown Prince of Crime is the new King of the DC Gallery line! Measuring approximately 9" tall, this PVC sculpture of the Joker features detailed sculpting by Alterton based on a design by Caesar. With a playing card in one hand and a dagger behind his back, the Joker has his eye on taking over your toy shelf! Packaged in full-color Gallery packaging.
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $49.99
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DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! The Punisher is getting ready to go out on a hit, and you are there! This all-new Gallery PVC diorama depicts the Punisher in his workshop, surrounded by tools, knives, jumper cables... everything Frank Castle needs for a successful night on the town. Based on his appearance in Marvel Comics, this PVC diorama measures approximately 9 inches tall and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Jonathan Matthews.
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $49.99
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DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! The last Belmont returns! Trevor Belmont muscles his way into the Gallery PVC line with this dynamic diorama, based on the hit Castlevania TV series on Netflix! The hard-living hero double-fists a wooden stake and his trademark whip, ready to take down whatever creature of the night crosses his path. Measuring approximately 9 inches tall, this PVC sculpture is made of high-grade plastic and features detailed paint applications. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella! Packaged in a full-color window box.
In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $49.99
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HIYA TOYS
From Hiya Toys. A PREVIEWS Exclusive! Injustice 2 follows Batman and his allies as they try to rebuild the planet after taking down Superman, ending his reign of terror. But when Braniac sets his sights on Earth, Batman is forced to free his old friend, risking a new uprising from the Man of Steel, or face the total destruction of his world! Based on his appearances in Injustice 2 comes this 1/18 scale exclusive figure of The Flash! Featuring full articulation and character specific accessories, the figure stands about 3 3/4" tall.
In Shops: Oct 23, 2019
SRP: $19.99


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