Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels, & Toys for 10/21

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 21st!

See all the New Releases for October 21st here!

Comics

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates (A) Luke Ross (CA) Ryan Stegman
"VENOM BEYOND" CONTINUES!
•  Eddie Brock and his son, Dylan, are trapped in an unfamiliar world!
•  But if there's one thing Eddie's good at, it's making friends, right?
Rated T+
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #53

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Mahmud Asrar (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
X OF SWORDS, PART 10
Lessons. Longing. What has begun cannot be undone.
Rated T+
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #9

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rick Remender (A) Moreno DiNisio (A/CA) Lewis LaRosa
"JAZZ APPLE ARMAGEDDON," Part One: The fate of the world rests in the hands of the worst person on it!
  
NEW ONGOING SERIES from the writer of DEADLY CLASS!
RICK REMENDER launches an all-new comedy espionage series, THE SCUMBAG-the story of Ernie Ray Clementine, a profane, illiterate, drug-addicted biker with a fifth-grade education. He's the only thing standing between us and total Armageddon because this dummy accidentally received a power-imbuing serum, making him the world's most powerful super spy.
  
This new ongoing series will feature a murderers' row of all-star artistic talent rotating each issue. The first issue showcases the stunning work of LEWIS LaROSA, with subsequent chapters and covers by brilliant talents such as ANDREW ROBINSON, ERIC POWELL, TULA LOTAY, WES CRAIG, ROLAND BOSCHI, SIMONE DI MEO, MARGUERITE SAUVAGE, DUNCAN FEGREDO, YANICK PAQUETTE, MIKE McKONE, DAVE JOHNSON, MORENO DINISIO, and many more!
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #36

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Mike Spicer (A/CA) Ramon K. Perez
Daniel West has returned to Stillwater, but his homecoming is anything but happy! What secret is the town hiding from the outside world? And can Daniel save his mother from meeting her fate within The Park? Find out in Skybound's newest horror sensation!
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #75

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Sophie Campbell (A/CA) Jodie Nishijima
Raphael and Alopex come face to face with a new group of mutant bikers intent on doing things their own way. Will the Road Hogs be friend or foe?
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #127

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Werther Dell'Edera
Erica's gambit to save Archer's Peak has failed. Now, the town is under the full control of the Order of St. George. And if the spread of the monsters can't be contained, then the Order might move to eradicate the entire area...
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Brian Herbet, Kevin J. Anderson (A) Dev Pramanik (CA) Jae Lee
* Set in the years leading up the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Dune-which inspired the upcoming feature film from Legendary Pictures- DUNE: HOUSE ATREIDES transports readers to the far future on the desert planet Arrakis where Pardot Kynes seeks its secrets.
* Meanwhile, a violent coup is planned by the son of Emperor Elrood; an eight-year-old slave Duncan Idaho seeks to escape his cruel masters; and a young man named Leto Atreides begins a fateful journey.
* These unlikely souls are drawn together first as renegades and then as something more, as they discover their true fate - to change the very shape of history!
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $4.99
PREVIEWS Page #178

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Cavan Scott (A) Martin Tunica (CA) Karl Kopinski
Blades clash in this prequel to Ubisoft's next hit video game, Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Norway. Mid-9th century CE. Eivor, a Viking warrior, observes a village raided by a neighboring kingdom. Bloodshed and mayhem erupt as she seizes the attack in her own favor-but will her victory be a blessing to her clan or a terrible curse? Elsewhere, another Viking searches for a different kind of prize, one of crucible steel . . .

o Prequel to Ubisoft's next Assassin's Creed.

o Ubisoft's video game Assassin's Creed Valhalla releases Holiday 2020!
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #86

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Michael Moreci (A) Todor Hristov (CA) Francesco Francavilla
It's Halloween night in Hawkins, Indiana and Will, Mike, Lucas and Dustin gather in Castle Byers to eat candy and scare each other with a spooky story, revealing the quaint town's deepest kept secret: the Child Eater of Hawkins.

o Comic tie-in with Netflix's hit show, Stranger Things!

o Takes place six days before season 1 begins!
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #84

DYNAMITE
(W) John Layman (A) Fran Strukan (CA) Arthur Suydam
Martian conqueror Xi'Zeer has his eye on a bride and has set his sights on Red Sonja! Are those wedding bells I hear in the distance, or is it simply the sickening slicing sound of the She-Devil-With-A-Sword, as it lops off yet another oversized green head of those pesky Martian invaders? The crossover of the century continues!!!
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #162

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W) Eliot Rahal (A/CA) Julius Ohta
From the world of the hit series CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA comes MADAM SATAN. The Queen of Hell has had enough playing second fiddle to the Devil himself and is ready to take matters into her own hands! Will Madam Satan prove herself to be the most powerful being of the Underworld? Find out in this terrifying one-shot tale!
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #241

ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
(W) Alan Martin (A/CA) Brett Parson
Tank Girl co-creator, Alan Martin, returns with brilliant artist Brett Parson to bring the all new adventures of the classic character to Albatross Funnybooks! Turning the clock back to the early years, 'King Tank Girl offers up a veritable banquet of brand new stories: Tank Girl and the gang head to the beach for "Barney Don't Surf"; they explore the expensive world of Wellbeing; and Tank Girl is crowned King of England. And all that before tea time!
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #230


Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Tradd Moore
Is this the end of Norrin Radd? In GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, the cosmos' greatest defenders were thrown through a black hole - including the Silver Surfer! But his story doesn't end there! To beat back oblivion and avoid losing himself to the darkness, the Sentinel of the Spaceways must call on all his inner light to save his own soul! With his power cosmic fading and the all-consuming darkness descending, will help come in the form of an unexpected ally? When the Surfer discovers something with the potential power to turn the tide, is he prepared to pay the terrible price for awakening it? And how does the Surfer's predicament tie in to the sinister world of symbiotes? Donny Cates and Tradd Moore take the Surfer on a journey that will change him forever! Collecting SILVER SURFER: BLACK #1-5.
Rated T+
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $15.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #90

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Elsa Charretier
Three strangers entangled by fate, coincidence, and cruelty find themselves at the end of the longest night of their lives, bound together against the dark forces of...well-fate, coincidence, and cruelty. Apart, none of them will see sunrise; together they might have a shot, in this thriller by MATT FRACTION & ELSA CHARRETIER, with colors by MATT HOLLINGSWORTH and stunning hand-crafted lettering by cartoonist KURT ANKENY.

One night. One city. Three women. NOVEMBER.
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $16.99
PREVIEWS Page #63

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver (A/CA) Rebecca Kirby
New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay (World of Wakanda, Difficult Women) adapts her short story "We Are the Sacrifice of Darkness" as a full-length graphic novel with writer Tracy Lynne Oliver (This Weekend), and artist Rebecca Kirby (Biopsy.)
Expanding an unforgettable world where a tragic event forever bathes the world in darkness, The Sacrifice of Darkness follows one woman's powerful journey through this new landscape as she discovers love, family, and the true light in a world seemingly robbed of any.
This young adult drama challenges notions of identity, guilt, and survival in a graphic novel for fans of On A Sunbeam and Are You Listening?
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $24.99
PREVIEWS Page #232

ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Julie Dachez (A/CA) Mademoiselle Caroline
Meet Marguerite. She feels awkward, struggling every day to stay productive at work and keep up appearances with friends. She's sensitive, irritable at times. She makes her environment a fluffy, comforting cocoon, alienating her boyfriend. The everyday noise and stimuli assaults her senses, the constant chatter of her coworkers working her last nerve. Then, when one big fight with her boyfriend finds her frustrated and dejected, Marguerite finally investigates the root of her discomfort: after a journey of tough conversations with her loved ones, doctors, and the internet, she discovers that she has Aspergers. Her life is profoundly changed - for the better.
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #338

KODANSHA COMICS
(W) Naoko Takeuchi (A/CA) Naoko Takeuchi
FINAL VOLUME! The guardians in sailor suits return in this definitive edition of the greatest magical girl manga of all time! Features all-new cover illustrations by creator Naoko Takeuchi, a glittering holographic coating, an extra-large size, premium paper, French flaps, and a newly-revised translation! Ages 13 and up.     Teenager Usagi is not the best athlete, she's never gotten good grades, and, well, she's a bit of a crybaby. But when she meets a talking cat, she begins a journey that will teach her she has a well of great strength just beneath the surface and the heart to inspire and stand up for her friends as Sailor Moon! Experience the Sailor Moon manga as never before in these extra-long editions (about 300 pages each).
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $27.99
PREVIEWS Page #361

YEN PRESS
(W) Claudia Gray (A/CA) Claudia Gray
The never-before-told story of how young Leia Organa comes to join the rebellion against the evil Empire.
A young Princess Leia spends her days learning the ways of politics, aiding those in need and preparing for the traditional ceremony in which she declares her intention to one day rule Alderaan. But as Leia prepares herself to be named the heir of the throne, she becomes aware of the growing distance between her and her parents, who behind closed doors are leaders of the newly formed rebellion. Upon learning her parents' secrets, Leia must now make a choice between her responsibility to the people of Alderaan and her responsibility to save a galaxy crushed by the rule of the Empire.
For readers ages 13 and up.
SRP: $13.00
PREVIEWS Page #384


Toys & Merchandise

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! Get ready for a night of Carnage! Retailers participating in Halloween Comicfest 2020 will have an extra-scary offering this year, as Carnage goes glow-in-the-dark for one night only! Cast in glowing red material with black paint details, Carnage will light up the night with fright in this approximately 9-inch diorama. Cast in high-quality PVC, this 1/8 scale diorama comes packaged in a full-color window box and is limited to only 1500 pieces. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Alterton.
In Shops: Sep 30, 2020
SRP: $49.99

MEDICOM TOY CORPORATION
From Medicom Toy. Based on the DC comics series The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller and Klaus Janson, Medicom unveils their newest release in their new DC Comics MAFEX line of 6" articulated figures! Featuring a high level of articulation because of the special joint and wrist parts, Batman is sculpted from original designs by Frank Miller! Batman features a poseable cloth cape, multiple exchangeable hands, and two different head designs. Batman also includes a movable figure stand to easily reproduce any scene from the comic!
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $109.99

MEZCO TOYS
From Mezco Toys. A PREVIEWS Exclusive! Play for keeps with the poster girl for chaos, Harley Quinn! This One:12 Collective: Playing for Keeps Edition PREVIEWS Exclusive Harley Quinn features an original punk spin on her classic black and red outfit! Rocking a shaved head, spiked helmet, and incredibly detailed biker jacket and boots, this Harley is ready to shred with some heavy artillery! Along with her classic mallet, included are: a knife, rocket launcher with blast FX, machine gun with removable ammo clips, eight interchangeable hands, alternate grinning face, and a Joker doll accessory! Each One:12 Collective Harley Quinn figure comes with a display base with adjustable display post, and comes packaged in a branded, collectible tin box!
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $90.00

FUNKO
Could a hero be too strong? The anime series One-Punch Man joins the Funko family! This figure of Garou stands 3 3/4" tall and features Funko's fan-favorite styling. POP!s in the Specialty Series are exclusive to boutique retail, specialty stores, local comic book shops, and qualified online retailers, so order today! Window box packaging.
SRP: $10.99



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