Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels, & Toys for 7/8

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 July 8th!

See all the New Releases for July 8th here!

Comics

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ben Percy (A) Joshua Cassara (CA) Dustin Weaver
THE DEADLY GARDEN!
As one of the team members struggles with their secrets unraveling, the rest of X-Force has to fight to stay alive long enough to salvage their mission.
Parental Advisory
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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MARVEL COMICS
(W) Dan Slott (A) R. B. Silva (CA) Jim Cheung
"The Last of the Kree/Skrull Warriors" - a pivotal issue, not just for EMPYRE, but for the future of the FF!
In the most unlikely of places, the Fantastic Four witness the final conflict of the Kree/Skrull War... and the fate of these final warriors will mark a stunning change in the lives of Marvel's First Family for years to come.
All this, and the introduction of a long hidden Elder of the Universe... the Profiteer! Witness the first appearance of this new, major player in the cosmos!
Rated T+
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $4.99
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MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chris Claremont (A) Brent Anderson (CA) Salvador Larroca
The Uncanny X-Men. Magneto, master of magnetism. The bitterest of enemies for years. But now they must join forces against a new adversary who threatens not only mutantkind, but all of humanity beside it...in the name of God. The members of the Stryker Crusade are poised to cleanse the earth, no matter how much blood stains their hands. Chris Claremont and Brent Anderson's influential X-Men story is re-presented with all-new pages from the legendary creators themselves!
Rated T+
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $4.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Robert Kirkman (A) Annalisa Leoni (A/CA) Lorenzo De Felici
NEW STORY ARC! CELEBRATING OUR HUGE 25TH ISSUE WITH SPECIAL BONUS CONTENT AND AN ALL-NEW STORY ARC! Nathan Cole's world has changed. Nothing could have prepared him for what has happened, what he's had to do, and how it has affected him. Starting now, he embarks on a new journey with a full knowledge of Oblivion and what caused the Transference! The fate of the Earth rests in his capable hands! Also in this issue, a special ORIGIN STORY drawn by series colorist extraordinaire, ANNALISA LEONI!
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $4.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
The mysterious disappearance of the original Adventureman gets a little more complicated when, in the modern era, single mom Claire Connell stumbles into his legacy. But with the adventuremantle come untold dangers from those who would seek to destroy it!
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Jody Houser, Ryan Kelly (A) Le Beau L. Underwood (CA) Viktor Kalvachev
An escaped subject from Hawkins Laboratory discovers her twin sister has just burned down the mental hospital that held her captive and is on the loose. Hot on her trail, she tracks her dangerous sibling down, hoping to mend their familial bonds. Will the sisters be able to make up for the lost time and damage done by their time in Hawkins Lab, or have those bridges already been burned?
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Ian Flynn, Caleb Goellner, Evan Stanley, Sarah Graley, Samantha King (A) Evan Stanley, Jonathan Gray, Reggie Graham, Priscilla Tramontano, Abby Bulmer, Aaron Hammerstrom, Lamar Wells, Bracardi Curry (CA) Sonic Team
"Untold Tales of the Metal Virus!" As the Metal Virus plague-Dr. Eggman's latest plan that turns all organic life into zombified robots-spreads across Sonic's world, none can escape its path! Join Sonic and some of his greatest friends and worst foes in six incredible, previously untold stories about how the world reacts to this latest threat!  
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $7.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Greg Pak (A) Davide Gianfelice (CA) Marc Aspinall
Mal is torn between his loyalty to his crew and to his responsibilities as Sheriff. If he wants to run, he has to do it now, but Blue Sun has arrived in his sector, handing out new tech that is more curse than blessing. And that's without going into the serial killer who has been leaving bodies all over town.
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Mariko Tamaki (A) Natacha Bustos (CA) Jen Bartel
* After everything - and everyone - she lost to the Hellmouth, Willow is leaving Sunnydale behind for a new school that promises "to help you prioritize your true self."  
* But Willow soon learns that all is not as it seems, and if your true self isn't what the school thinks it should be...well, don't worry, they'll help you get there. By any means necessary.  
* Now, truly alone for the first time in her life, Willow must rely only on her instincts - and her magic - to save herself from a different kind of threat than Buffy ever prepared her to face!
* Award-winning writer Mariko Tamaki (Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass) and superstar artist Natacha Bustos (Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur) bring Willow face to face with the truth of her past... and plant the seeds for a future no one could've predicted.
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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DYNAMITE
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Vasco Georgiev (CA) Lucio Parrillo
"It is the face she glimpsed in her nightmare. A KILLER, armored in jewels and precious alloys, brandishing an archaic weapon of the forever days. He was waiting for them...waiting to strike..."
The stunning end of Arc 2, by DAN ABNETT (Guardians Of The Galaxy, Aquaman) and VASCO GEORGIEV (Xena)!
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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ABLAZE
(W) Regis Hautiere (A) Olivier Vatine, Didier Cassegrain (CA) Kendrick Lim
Robert E. Howard's Conan is brought to life uncensored!  Discover the true Conan, unrestrained, violent, and sexual.  Read the story as he intended! Valeria and Conan find themselves deep inside the ancient city they've come upon, and uncover more sinister secrets about the warring civilization living within, including dark magic and human sacrifices.  In the process, they must battle for their lives, as they discover the true meaning of the story's title "Red Nails!"
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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VAULT COMICS
(W) Tim Seeley, Sarah Beattie (A/CA) Rebekah Isaacs
The XXX-plorers embark on their second mission to a naughty world (that may have inspired the biblical Hell...or at the very least ripped it off). But whips, chains and spanks have nothing on the torture of STD testing! Meanwhile, a powerful romance rocks an alien empire to its core, with intimate consequences for our scientists-turned-porn-stars!
A great jumping on point for new readers -- or a comfortable place to sit and rock for current fans.
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Matteo Lolli, Michele Bandini, Lucas Werneck (CA) Russell Dauterman
Ahoy, muties - the X-Men sail at dawn! Mutantkind has begun a glorious new era on Krakoa, but some nations' human authorities are preventing mutants from escaping to this new homeland. Which is where Captain Kate Pryde and her high-seas allies come in! Funded by Emma Frost and the Hellfire Trading Company, Kate and her crew of Storm, Pyro, Bishop and Iceman sail the seven seas to liberate their fellow mutants - as the Marauders! But the real cutthroats are back home in the Hellfire Club's Inner Circle, where Sebastian Shaw has recruited a new Black Bishop to aid in his machinations against the Club's two queens. As tensions rise, Kate's crew finds itself caught in the dead center of the Battle of Madripoor! Can the Marauders avoid being made to walk the plank? Collecting MARAUDERS #1-6.
Rated T+
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $17.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder, Charles Soule (A) Daniele Orlandini, Matt Wilson (A/CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
The smash-hit series written by New York Times-bestselling writers SCOTT SNYDER (WYTCHES, A.D.: AFTER DEATH) and CHARLES SOULE (CURSE WORDS, Oracle Year, Anyone) with art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (The Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Hellblazer), DANIELE ORLANDINI (Darth Vader), newcomer LEONARDO MARCELLO GRASSI, and Eisner Award-winning colorist MATT WILSON (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, PAPER GIRLS) gets its first collection! Journey into an unknown region that was once the United States of America-a land that's become shrouded in mystery and literally walled off from the rest of the world for well over a century. Two small expeditions enter the former US simultaneously-one from the east, one from the west-and travel inward, each seeking their own form of truth as they struggle to survive in this strange and deadly lost continent! Collects UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY #1-6.
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $9.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rodney Barnes (A/CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
Featuring the show-stopping talents of SPAWN series artist JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER and the writer behind such hit shows as Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Marvel's Runaways, and STARZ's American Gods-RODNEY BARNES. When small-town beat cop Jimmy Sangster returns to his Philadelphia roots to bury his murdered father, he stumbles into a mystery that will lead him down a path of horrors and shake his beliefs to their core. The city that was once the symbol of liberty and freedom has fallen prey to corruption, poverty, unemployment, brutality...and vampires. There's a reason they say you can't go home again. Welcome to Killadelphia. Collects KILLADELPHIA #1-6.
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $9.99
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DC COMICS
(W) Amanda Deibert (A) Erich Owen, Others (A/CA) Yancy Labat
The Super Hero Girls are back in a brand-new adventure! It's science fair time at Metropolis High, and the DC Super Hero Girls are all very excited-except for Zee Zatara. Magic is her life, and science seems so dull in comparison. When she tries to help her friends with their projects, things keep going wrong. Is her magic causing their science to go haywire?
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $9.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #15


Toys & Merchandise

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! Pennywise is back, and he's creepier than ever! The star of It Chapter 2, Pennywise the Dancing Clown, lurks in the swamp in this all-new Gallery Diorama. Tilting his head to one side as if sizing you up for a meal, this sculpture is made of high-quality PVC and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. Packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella.
In Shops: Sep 16, 2020
SRP: $49.99
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FUNKO
Funko steps up their game for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2020 with their first-ever PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE Mystery Box! Inside you'll find a brand-new Marvel Comics POP! PX bobble-head figure, an exclusive PX Marvel Funko Variant Comic Book (title TBA), and a PX Funko POP! Character Tee - all PX items and available in Comic Shops on Free Comic Book Day 2020! The POP! PX figure comes in standard Funko window box packaging for easy display, while the Marvel comic book features cover art in the Funko style, depicting the Mystery Box's featured POP! character in three randomly distributed designs: Main Variant Cover (65%), No Logo Variant (25%), Gold Logo Cover (10%)! There are three Mystery boxes to choose from (A, B, C), each with its own exclusive T-Shirt design of the featured POP! character. The character and contents of the box are a MYSTERY for now, but you'll only have to wait until Free Comic Book Day to discover what's inside the box!
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $34.99
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EAGLEMOSS PUBLICATIONS LTD
This incredible new collection of STAR TREK models inlcudes all the most significant ships from the five STAR TREK television series. Every ship has been painstakingly recreated in die-cast and high quality ABS materials then hand painted with an incredible level of detail.
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $24.99
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EAGLEMOSS PUBLICATIONS LTD
The iconic Captains of Star Fleet and other memorable characters from over 50 years of STAR TREK TV and movie history are captured in impressive detail with highly accurate likenesses, uniforms and props. These hand-painted polyresin busts are 4.5 to 6" tall, come complete with a fact-? lled magazine, and form an essential addition to any STAR TREK  collection.
In Shops: Jul 08, 2020
SRP: $29.95
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