PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics and Graphic Novels for 7/27

Every week PREVIEWSworld calls attention to those books and graphic novels 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 on July 27.


Predator Vs Judge Dredd Vs Aliens #1

Dark Horse Comics

(W) John Layman
(A) Chris Mooneyham
(CA) Glenn Fabry

The ultimate science-fiction crossover pits the legendary lawman Judge Dredd against the universe’s supreme hunters, the Predators, as they both try to survive an onslaught by the galaxy’s ultimate killing machines, the Aliens!

Item Code: MAY160018
Price: $3.99
In Shops 7/27/2016

Detective Comics #937

DC Comics

(W) James TynionIV
(A/CA) Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez

"RISE OF THE BATMEN" Chapter Four: Batman's found his way into the heart of the Colony, the mysterious new organization cutting its way through Gotham City! Unfortunately, now that he's in he may find there's no way out!

Item Code: MAY160240
Price: $2.99
In Shops 7/27/2016

Nightwing #1

DC Comics

(W) Tim Seeley
(A/CA) Javi Fernandez

"BETTER THAN BATMAN" Chapter One: Batman taught Nightwing everything he knows-but what if everything he taught him is wrong? When Dick is stuck with a new mentor who challenges everything Batman taught him, Nightwing has to shatter his concept of justice in order to fight for what he knows is right. Writer Tim Seeley launches Nightwing onto a new quest alongside rising talent Javier Fernandez.

Item Code: MAY160218
Price: $2.99
In Shops 7/27/2016

ROM #1

IDW Publishing

(W) Chris Ryall, Christos Gage
(A) David Messina
(CA) J. H. Williams

We've been invaded and only a Space Knight can save us! First there was his epic return in this year's FCBD #0, and now the ongoing tale of ROM begins in earnest! Christos Gage, Chris Ryall, and David Messina kick off the wildest new series of the year as Rom's war with the Dire Wraiths hits close to home in "Earthfall, Part 1!"

Item Code: MAY160373
Price: $4.99
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In Shops 7/27/2016

East Of West #28

Image Comics

(W) Jonathan Hickman
(A/CA) Nick Dragotta

"THE FALL OF THE WHITE TOWER." The end of the Union, the fall of the Chosen.

Item Code: MAY160635
Price: $3.99
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In Shops 7/27/2016

Black Panther #4

Marvel Comics

(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates
(A/CA) Brian Stelfreeze

"A NATION UNDER OUR FEET," the first arc of the new hit Black Panther series, comes to a startling conclusion! Suicide bombers terrorize the people of Wakanda, further eroding any last bits of goodwill towards the royal family. T'Challa struggles to unite his citizens, who are choosing to side with Zenzi and The People in growing numbers.  A familiar villain reveals his part in T'Challa's current ruination...and it's not who you think!

Item Code: MAY160860
Price: $3.99
In Shops 7/27/2016


Civil War II #4

Marvel Comics

(W) Brian Michael Bendis
(A) David Marquez
(CA) Marko Djurdjevic

Sides are harshly divided as the Marvel Universe's trial of the century reaches its shocking verdict! Now, the abstract issues are very real for the heroes of the Marvel Universe and battle lines must be drawn. Captain Marvel or Iron Man, who will each hero stand behind?

Item Code: MAY160747
Price: $4.99
In Shops 7/27/2016

Disney’s Frozen #1

Joe Books

(W) Georgia Ball
(A/CA) Benedetta Barone

Brand-new adventures await Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, and the rest of your favorite characters from Disney's Frozen! Return to the magical kingdom of Arendelle again and again in this all-new, original comic series from Joe Books.

Item Code: MAY161587
Price: $2.99
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In Shops 7/27/2016


Dragon Age: Magekiller TP

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Greg Rucka
(A) Carmen Nunez Carnero, Terry Pallot
(CA) Sachin Teng

Tessa and Marius are mercenary partners who eliminate those that use magic to hurt others. When they betray a powerful patron intending to kill them, they're forced to flee and join the Inquisition. Collects issues #1-#5 of the mini-series.

Item Code: MAR160090
Price: $14.99
In Shops 7/27/2016

New Suicide Squad Volume 3: Freedom TP


(W) Sean Ryan & Various
(A) Philippe Briones & Various
(CA) Juan Ferreyra

Cut off from Belle Reve and presumed dead, Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad are presented with the opportunity to kill their jailer, Amanda Waller! Plus, Harley, Deadshot, Boomerang and Parasite try to break back in to Belle Reve Prison? And after being officially "killed in action," the Suicide Squad considers what to do with their newfound freedom-but not for long, as their mysterious liberator reveals his own dark reasons for aiding them in their escape! Collects New Suicide Squad #13-18.

Item Code: APR160401
Price: $16.99
In Shops 7/27/2016


X-23: The Complete Collection Volume 1 TP

Marvel Comics

(W/A) Various
(CA) Billy Tan

The origin of X-23! Cloned from Wolverine's cells and raised to be the perfect killer, young Laura Kinney never knew a life free from the harsh masters at the Facility. But now she's broken loose at last and must forge her own path in the world! Free of her chains and determined to live, Laura will write the next chapter of her story herself. But can X-23 escape her training and her instincts, or will the gallons of blood spilled in her violent past drag her down? And can she truly begin a new life until she faces the man whose shadow has loomed over her for years? Enter: The Wolverine! Collecting X-23 (2005) #1-6, X-23: Target X #1-6, Captain Universe/X-23, X-23 (2010) One-Shot and #1-3, and material from X-Men: To Serve And Protect #2.

Item Code: MAY160942
Price: $34.99
In Shops 7/27/2016

Bone Coda 25th Anniversary TP

Cartoon Books

(W/A/CA) Jeff Smith

Twenty-five years after the first black & white issue of the self-published comic book Bone appeared on comic shop shelves, and over a decade since the concluding chapter comes a new (and completely superfluous!) adventure featuring the Bone cousins! Ride along with the boys and their friend Bartleby the Rat Creature as they brave the dangerous journey across the desert back toward Boneville in their rickety cow cart. Creator Jeff Smith is back for another laugh with Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley! Also included is the complete text of The Bone Companion fully illustrated for the first time! Plus rare behind the scenes photos and memories, and an afterword by the author thanking the comics community and the readers.

Item Code: MAY161334
Price: $14.95
PREVIEWS Page #328
In Shops 7/27/2016

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