PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics and Graphic Novels for 4/27

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 April 27.

Aliens: Defiance #1
Dark Horse Comics

(W) Brian Wood
(A) Tristan Jones
(CA) Massimo Carnevale

Colonial Marine Private First Class Zula Hendricks, in the company of Weyland-Yutani synthetics, is forced to question her strength and loyalty when the discovery of an insidious alien species on a derelict hauler sends her on a dangerous journey across the stars.

Item Code: FEB160010
Price: $3.99
In Shops 4/27/2016

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #4
DC Comics

(W) Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello
(A) Andy Kubert & Various
(CA) Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson

The Master Race will rise. Cities will fall. Bruce Wayne is dead. What will the heroes of the world do to save it?

Item Code: JAN160219
Price: $5.99
In Shops 4/27/2016

Batman #51
DC Comics

(W) Scott Snyder
(A/CA) Greg Capullo, Danny Miki

Batman has battled everything from the Court of Owls to Mr. Bloom to the Joker, but how does he handle a quiet night in Gotham City?

Item Code: FEB160185
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #112
In Shops 4/27/2016

Micronauts #1
IDW Publishing

(W) Cullen Bunn
(A) David Baldeon
(CA) J. H. Williams

Acroyear, Space Glider, Biotron and their allies are back, on the run from the evil BARON KARZA, and blasting through a universe where magic and science vie for control! With resources dwindling, the long-lost time travelers may hold the key to salvation.

Item Code: FEB160291
Price: $4.99
PREVIEWS Page #158
In Shops 4/27/2016

Saga #36
Image Comics

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

Freedom...? Mature Readers.

Item Code: FEB160602
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #227
In Shops 4/27/2016

Star Wars #18
Marvel Comics

(W) Jason Aaron
(A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu

With the Rebel base completely overtaken, our only hope is Leia...Sana...and Aphra? Can they save the Imperial prisoners? Do they want to?

Item Code: FEB160935
Price: $3.99
In Shops 4/27/2016

Old Man Logan #5
Marvel Comics

(W) Jeff Lemire
(A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino

Nine months of the year, the desolate town of Killhorn Falls, Canada is cut off from the rest of the world. Cold and dark, visitors are a rarity. So when the time-displaced Old Man Logan comes to town on a mission, people take notice...especially people who have a bone to pick with the former Wolverine. With no way to escape, can Logan protect the people of Killhorn Falls and save his own skin.

Item Code: FEB160905
Price: $3.99
In Shops 4/27/2016

4 Kids Walk Into A Bank #1
BOOM! Studios

(W) Matthew Rosenberg
(A/CA) Tyler Boss

A story about friendship, growing up, D & D, puking, skinheads, grand larceny, and family. Eleven-year-old Paige and her weirdo friends have a problem: a gang of ex-cons need her dad's help on a heist... the problem is those ex-cons are morons. If Paige wants to keep her dad out of trouble, she's going to have to pull off the heist herself. Mature Readers.

Item Code: FEB161207
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #302
In Shops 4/27/2016

DC Comics/Dark Horse: Aliens TP
DC Comics

(W) Ron Marz & Various
(A) Bernie Wrightson & Various
(CA) Staz Johnson, James A. Hodgkins

The stories that brought the dread Aliens into the DC Universe are collected in this new title! First, Batman follows the trail from his home turf to the Amazon jungle to discover the horror of the Aliens-but how can even the Dark Knight stop them? Then, an Alien is discovered in a Gotham City construction site-and it's going to wreak havoc on Arkham Asylum!

Item Code: JAN160322
Price: $24.99
PREVIEWS Page #145
In Shops 4/27/2016

Black Magick Volume 1: Awakening TP
Image Comics

(W) Greg Rucka
(A/CA) Nicola Scott

Special Low Introductory Price Of $9.99. Rowan Black is a detective with the Portsmouth PD... and a witch, two aspects of her life she has struggled to keep separate. Now someone is targeting Rowan, someone who knows her secrets and means to expose her... or worse. Collects Black Magick #1-5.

Item Code: JAN160635
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #245
In Shops 4/27/2016

Doctor Strange Volume 1 Way Of The Weird
Marvel Comics

(W) Jason Aaron
(A/CA) Chris Bachalo

Only Doctor Strange can protect our world from the darkness beyond - now, witness the full toll that constant struggle takes on Earth's Sorcerer Supreme! Every spell cast comes at a cost, but what happens when Strange falls behind on his tab? Find out as the good doctor wakes up somewhere very odd, nearly naked - with no spell books, no weapons and no memory of how he got there...or why all the monsters are chasing him!

Item Code: FEB160948
Price: $24.99
In Shops 4/27/2016

Rick & Morty Volume 2 TP
Oni Press

(W) Zac Gorman
(A) CJ Cannon, Andrew MacLean
(CA) CJ Cannon

The hit comic book series based on Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's hilarious [adult swim] animated show RICK & MORTY continues! Catch up on the adventures of degenerate genius Rick Sanchez and his bumbling grandson Morty as they explore the outer reaches of time, space, and decency. This collection features issues #6-10.

Item Code: FEB161683
Price: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #411
In Shops 4/27/2016

Check out all of the New Releases available April 27 at your local comic shop!