Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels & Toys for 1/22

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 January 22nd!

See all the New Releases for January 22nd here

Comics

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Iban Coello (CA) Patrick Gleason
• J. Jonah Jameson kicks off his new life as a podcast host and his first guest? SPIDER-MAN!
•  JJJ and Spidey have been on pretty good terms for a while now, so it seems fitting that JJJ
needs to sabotage it and put the entire city in danger, right?
•  Don't miss "My Podcast with Jonah"!
Rated T
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #85

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Juan Cabal
Once, they were a team of misfits. Now they're a family, and they've earned their peace. But the universe is not a peaceful place -- and it's only getting worse. The Great Empires are in turmoil. The rule of law is dead. And amidst the chaos, the Gods of Olympus have returned -- harbingers of a new age of war, reborn to burn their mark on the stars themselves. Someone has to guard the galaxy - but who will accept the mission? And will they survive it? Al Ewing (IMMORTAL HULK) and Juann Cabal (FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN) bring you in on the ground floor of a whole Marvel Universe of action and suspense!
Rated T+
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $4.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #8

DC COMICS
(W) James TynionIV (A) Guillem March (CA) Tony S. Daniel
The Riddler has been lying low since his humiliating defeat as part of Bane's army- but as costumed assassins start to make their way into Gotham City, Edward Nygma may have the answers he's been looking for. Or at least, the answer to why Deathstroke is trying to kill him! Is it possible that Batman's tussle with Slade Wilson was all just a ruse to get the killer closer to his true target?
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #5

DC COMICS
(W) Vita Ayala, Marguerite Bennett, Kami Garcia, Dean Hale, Scott Snyder, Steve Orlando, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone, Mariko Tamaki (A) Elena Casagrande, Colleen Doran, Jesus Merino, Phil Hester, Nicola Scott, Ande Parks, Riley Rossmo, Laura Braga, Amancay Nahuelpan, Bryan Hitch (CA) Jo?lle Jones
Prestige Format
An all-star 96-page celebration of the Amazon Princess by longtime favorites and acclaimed new voices! In the lead story, Wonder Woman's epic "Year of the Villain" battle comes to a close, leading the way to new challenges ahead. Additionally, this oversized gem tells tales from Diana's past, present and future by some of the greatest storytellers in the business- including Colleen Doran, Mariko Tamaki, the Teen Titans: Raven team of writer Kami Garcia and artist Gabriel Picolo, and legendary Wonder Woman creators returning to the character, including Gail Simone and Greg Rucka!
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $9.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #1

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Mark Millar (A) Peter Gross (CA) Jodie Muir
Hidden from danger, the Messiah was born and raised behind the walls of a compound - surrounded and worshipped by followers of the church. As she gets older, and with no sign of the 'powers' she was promised, the reluctant teen prophet rejects her parents, God, and the teachings of the church. She breaks free, not knowing the soldiers of the Antichrist are hot on her heels...
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #74

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Phil Hester, Eric Gapstur
Even as Loretta and her family warily follow Grandpa Judd into the dark alleys of New York City's Chinatown in search of a cure, her daughter Meg is beginning to embrace her burgeoning transformation.
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #63

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton (CA) Glenn Fabry
In this dramatic conclusion to the award-winning American Gods series, Shadow says his goodbyes and makes peace with a world that has changed forever.
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #96

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Dan Schoening
In anticipation of the new Ghostbusters feature film coming to theaters Summer 2020, we look back at the Boys in Grey's first year on the job, showcasing never before seen adventures! After defeating Gozer and becoming heroes in the city, county, and state of New York, a publisher has decided to cash in with a biography of the Boys in Grey and sends a writer to interview them all for background. He starts with WINSTON ZEDDEMORE, the first 'buster hired into the supernatural start-up. Winston relates the story of his very first bust, so we can finally know what kind of... ahem, stuff he's seen that'll will turn you white!
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #123

DYNAMITE
(W) Erik Burnham (A) Jonathan Lau (CA) Lucio Parillo
The past meets the present with the future of literally everything at stake! The warrior Red Sonja has a plan to keep freshly killed wizard Kulan Gath from resurrecting himself again - but when the plan backfires, it allows a whole new kind of Chaos! to infest the Hyborean Age! Will these new beings be any easier to deal with than Kulan Gath, or has Sonja called a worse evil to her world? It's the first chapter of a brand-new quest for the She-Devil - and it may be her hardest yet as for the first time ever, Red Sonja meets the badass characters of Chaos!
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #160

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Dan Mora
With the fate of the world in the balance, Duncan must finally accept his role in the larger story. But has Gran trained him well enough to defeat the undead King of the Britons by himself?
  
  
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #203

ABLAZE
(W) Ange, Patrick Renault (A) Charlie Adlard (CA) Rafael Albuquerque
Hordes of vampires have taken the control of the world's most famous skyscraper. The lethal creatures have completely overrun the Empire State Building and their victims have joined their ranks. Those still left alive inside, including Terry and Mary, now have little time left to escape. Outside, everything is being done to contain the vampires in the building, and to eradicate them before they can invade New York City, but is it too late? As the vampire god within regains his full power, who will survive?  Find out in the conclusion of Vampire State Building!
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #245

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W) Alex De Campi (A/CA) Robert Hack
Classic Betty and Veronica have enlisted the help of an unexpected friend to combat against the Predator war raging inside the halls of Riverdale High, while new-Riverdale Betty and Jughead are traveling far, far away to fight the good fight right at its source in the conclusion to this epic crossover event!
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #256


Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron, Al Ewing (A) CAFU (CA) Mahmud A. Asrar
Jane Foster is back! For years, you knew her as Dr. Jane Foster, one of Thor Odinson's most steadfast companions. Then you knew her as Thor, Goddess of Thunder, who took up the mantle when nobody else was worthy. Now Jane takes on a new role as Valkyrie, guide and ferrywoman to the dead! But her days of battle are far from over - especially when Marvel's deadliest shot gets his hands on the sword of a god! With the Asgardian weapon Dragonfang in his hand, who is Bullseye targeting - and what is he really after? Jane must learn a hard lesson: Not every death can be prevented. And when a friend falls, Jane discovers that Valhalla is only one hall of the dead. The multiversal afterlife awaits! Collecting VALKYRIE: JANE FOSTER #1-5 and material from WAR OF THE REALMS: OMEGA.
Rated T+
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $17.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #126

DC COMICS
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Chad Hardin, St?phane Roux (CA) Tula Lotay
When Gotham's favorite sociopath inherits a building on the famous Coney Island boardwalk, she feels right at home in the (literal) freakshow. Unfortunately, the legion of bounty hunters after the price on her head seem to know it, too. Who else but Harley Quinn could handle all that Brooklyn's criminal underbelly has to offer-Russian spies, senior citizens, and rival roller derby teams included-and still have time for a double chili dog! Collects Harley Quinn #1-7 and Harley Quinn: Future's End #1 and a story from Secret Origins #4.
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $19.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #91

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Greg Pak (A) Valeria Favoccia (CA) Ron Chan
It's spring in the normally quiet town of Hawkins, Indiana. Mike, Lucas, Dustin, and Will are still grappling with the traumatic encounters with the Demogorgon and the Upside Down in season one of the hit Netflix series. As tensions rise and fractures begin to form in the group, a new kid shows up to AV club with a Betamax Camcorder and a vision. The new Spielberg-wannabe friend, Joey Kim, wants to make a zombie horror movie based on Will's drawings, and in the process they come to terms with the real horrors they've already faced.
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $10.99
PREVIEWS Page #104

ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Wook Jin Clark (A/CA) Wook Jin Clark
Inspired by the worldwide hit Sanrio character and animated series star!

Dating is exhausting, so let's take a lighthearted approach to exploring it with Gudetama, everyone's favorite grumpy egg! From navigating first-date smalltalk to recovering from being dumped, Gudetama is your guide to finding love...even when you're lazy.
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #327


Toys & Merchandise

DC COMICS
DC Collectibles is continuing its successful multi-part statue line with this new Batman villain-themed series! Kicking off the 2019 villain multi-part statue comes Catwoman! Although sometimes considered an antihero, Catwoman is up to her usual thievery, as she rests upon a rooftop holding her freshly stolen diamond.
Display this statue on its own or with the rest of the villains in the set, which includes the Penguin, The Joker, Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn and Deadshot.
•  Limited to 5,000 pieces and individually numbered
•  Statue measures 4.85" tall
•  Allocations may occur
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $90.00
DC PREVIEWS Page #91

DC COMICS
From the mind of superstar Brazilian comic book artist and writer Rafael Grampá comes the next statue in the DC Designer Series line. Armed with an epic batarang and sweeping cape, Batman has never been more intimidating.
•  Limited to 5,000 pieces and individually numbered
•  Statue measures approximately 11.22" tall
•  Allocations may occur
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $155.00
DC PREVIEWS Page #90

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! Speed up your savings with this all-new vinyl coin bank based on Sonic the Hedgehog! Depicting the video game superstar curled into a ball for an extra boost of speed, this sculpture also features a coin slot on top for instant deposits, and an access door in the base for quick coin removal. It comes packaged in a clear polybag. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Varner Studios.
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $24.99
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MEZCO TOYS
Cable was sent to the future in a bid to save his life when he was infected by a techno-organic virus. Using his formidable telekinetic abilities and cybernetic enhancements, Cable battles super villain foes in his quest for peace. The One:12 Collective Cable figure features a body with over 30 points of articulation, plus a light-up function that illuminates his chest armor and techno-organic eye in both of his head sculpts! The telekinetic mutant features a newly sculpted cybernetic arm and is outfitted in a sleeveless shirt with chest armor, duty belt with gun holster, and a leg holster with knife sheath. Cable comes complete with a devastating arsenal of advanced weaponry.
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $100.00



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