PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics & Graphic Novels for 8/31

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 August 31.

World Of Tanks #1

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Garth Ennis
(A) Carlos Ezquerra
(CA) Isaac Hannaford

Garth Ennis (Preacher, Hellblazer) joins Carlos Ezquerra (Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog) to create a tense war story inspired by the massively popular (over 110 million players!) online game World of Tanks. An untested British crew inadvertently commands an unconventional Cromwell tank into France while hunted by a hardened German panzer unit.

Item Code: JUN160079
Price: $3.99
In Shops 8/31/2016

Justice League Of America #9

DC Comics

(W) Bryan Hitch
(A) Bryan Hitch, Daniel Henriques
(CA) Bryan Hitch

With Earth as collateral damage, the Kryptonian deity called Rao has the Justice League on the ropes! It would take a miracle to defeat him. Good thing the League makes miracles look easy.

Item Code: JAN160250
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #107
In Shops 8/31/2016

Suicide Squad: War Crimes Special #1

DC Comics

(W) John Ostrander
(A) Gus Vasquez
(CA) Juan Ferreyra

When a retired American politician is taken to Europe and tried for alleged war crimes, the USA must recover him from an allied nation before terrible truths are revealed. Enter the Suicide Squad, who storm the Hague itself to save America from her own dark secrets. The writer who started a revolution, John Ostrander returns to the Suicide Squad for the first time in a decade to tell one of his boldest and bloodiest stories ever.

Item Code: JUN160289
Price: $4.99
PREVIEWS Page #105
In Shops 8/31/2016

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe #1

IDW Publishing

(W) Paul Allor & Various
(A) Damian Couceiro & Various
(CA) Freddie Williams

Introducing a new era in TMNT! This series will explore characters and story-lines that are pivotal to the IDW TMNT universe! When a mysterious new mutant targets Baxter Stockman, it will be up to the TMNT to reluctantly save him. Little does everyone know that a larger trap is being laid by a new arch-foe! Plus a back-up story from TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman and comics legend Bill Sienkiewicz!

Item Code: JUN160422
Price: $4.99
PREVIEWS Page #161
In Shops 8/31/2016

Saga #37

Image Comics

(W) Brian K. Vaughan
(A/CA) Fiona Staples

New Story Arc! Part One of "The War For Phang." Finally reunited with her ever-expanding family, Hazel travels to a war-torn comet that Wreath and Landfall have been battling over for ages. This arc is a self-contained "event" we've been building to since our very first issue, so now is the perfect time for readers who love SAGA's bestselling collections to join our monthly adventures! Mature Readers.

Item Code: JUN160601
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #200
In Shops 8/31/2016

Amazing Spider-Man #17

Marvel Comics

(W) Dan Slott
(A) R. B. Silva
(CA) Alex Ross

Before "Dead No More"! The Prowler (and our readers) meet the new Electro! Who is this woman and what does she have to do with the Man in Red?

Item Code: JUN160846
Price: $3.99
In Shops 8/31/2016


Star Wars: Han Solo #3

Marvel Comics

(W) Marjorie M. Liu
(A) Mark Brooks
(CA) Lee Bermejo

As The Dragon Void race gets more intense, Han's rebel mission gets more deadly! Can the Falcon hold up to one of the most intense flights of its career? What's worse for Han...failing Leia? Or losing a race?

Item Code: JUN160918
Price: $3.99
In Shops 8/31/2016

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #6

BOOM! Studios

(W) Kyle Higgins, Steve Orlando
(A) Hendry Prasetya, Corin Howell
(CA) Jamal Campbell

The Rangers must face a seemingly all-powerful threat entirely on their own without the guidance of Zordon. As the fate of the world hangs in the balance, Jason must lead the Rangers through these darkest of times.

Item Code: JUN161266
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #305
In Shops 8/31/2016


Arrow: The Dark Archer TP

DC Comics

(W) John Barrowman, Carol Barrowman
(A) Daniel Sampere, Juan Albarran

Set in the world of the hit TV show Arrow, actor John Barrowman and novelist Carole E. Barrowman pen the stunning, never-before-told origin of Malcolm Merlyn, the Dark Archer! In this tale in print for the first time, Malcolm retreats from his duties as Ra's al Ghul to return to his secret research team in South America only to be met by a figure from his past who's out for vengeance! Collecting all twelve chapters of the digital series!

Item Code: MAY160301
Price: $16.99
PREVIEWS Page #124
In Shops 8/31/2016

Black Panther Book 1: Nation Under Our Feet TP

Marvel Comics

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

A new era begins for the Black Panther! MacArthur Genius and National Book Award-winning writer Ta-Nehisi Coates (Between the World and Me) takes the helm, confronting T'Challa with a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before. When a superhuman terrorist group calling itself The People sparks a violent uprising, the land famed for its incredible technology and proud warrior traditions will be thrown into turmoil. As suicide bombers terrorize the population, T'Challa struggles to unite his citizens, and a familiar villain steps out of the shadows. If Wakanda is to survive, it must adapt, but can its monarch, one in a long line of Black Panthers, survive the necessary change? Heavy lies the head that wears the cowl! Collecting Black Panther (2016) #1-4 and Fantastic Four (1961) #52, plus more than 25 pages of bonus content!

Item Code: JUN160956
Price: $16.99
In Shops 8/31/2016


Insexts TP

Aftershock Comics

(W) Marguerite Bennett
(A/CA) Ariela Kristantina

Collecting the first seven issues of the hit series Insexts, from writer Marguerite Bennett and artist Ariela Kristantina. At the dusk of a century, a pair of vengeful Victorian vixens discover a horrifying power that transforms them into rich and strange new creatures. Armed with their dark, evolving forms, they descend into a world of the cultured and occult, with new senses and new sensuality, to forge a life for themselves and the child of their love. Mature Readers.

Item Code: JUN161072
Price: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #261
In Shops 8/31/2016

Attack On Titan: Lost Girls Volume 1 GN

Kodansha Comics

(W) Hiroshi Seko

This new story of two of Titan's most beloved characters — Annie Leonhart and Mikasa Ackerman — is a prequel series to the number one bestselling Attack on Titan series. Beloved cast members Mikasa and Annie are given a side story of their own set within the original Attack on Titan world. By expanding on both the comics and the animated TV series, Lost Girls gives a more complete look at the women of Attack on Titan.

Item Code: MAR168909
Price: $10.99
PREVIEWS Page #402
In Shops 8/31/2016

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