PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics and Graphic Novels for 7/29

Every week we call 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 29.

Conan The Avenger #16
Dark Horse Comics

(W) Fred Van Lente
(A) Brian Ching
(Cover) Jason Felix

A new arc of Conan the Avenger by Fred Van Lente begins! A mysterious oasis with a massive inland lighthouse beckons to Conan amidst the scorching sands. Answering a call for help, he offers assistance, only to realize too late all is not what it seems-he's stumbled into a trap!

Item Code: MAY150071
Price: $3.50
In Shops 7/29/2015

Batgirl #42
DC Comics

(W) Cameron Stewart, Brendan Fletcher
(A) Babs Tarr
(CA) Cameron Stewart

Batgirl can barely hold her own in combat against the new Batman... so what happens when Livewire joins the fight with the intention of taking them both out?

Item Code: MAY150194
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #115
In Shops 7/29/2015

Superman #42
DC Comics

(W) Gene Luen Yang
(A/CA) John Romita, Klaus Janson

The Superman epic you never expected - "TRUTH" continues! Has Lois Lane betrayed Superman with the truth?

Item Code: MAY150181
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #110
In Shops 7/29/2015

Jem & The Holograms #5
IDW Publishing

(W) Kelly Thompson
(A/CA) Sophie Campbell

A disaster at the Holograms' first live show nearly ends Jem's music career before it starts! Now Kimber learns who's behind the dangerous "accident"... and she's out for revenge.

Item Code: MAY150399
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #181
In Shops 7/29/2015

Spawn #254
Image Comics

(W) Paul Jenkins
(A/CA) Jonboy

Reality has been undone, and Spawn's job is to fix it-beginning with the repair of a historical tragedy that has been undone by cynical, self-interested forces. Spawn must journey to another time and place to battle angels and demons both, and oversee the sinking of the unsinkable ship, RMS Titanic, which now sits in dry dock in New York harbor as a floating museum!

Item Code: APR150675
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #242
In Shops 7/29/2015

Star Wars #7
Marvel Comics

(W) Jason Aaron
(A) Simone Bianchi
(CA) John Cassaday

A special one-off tale of Ben Kenobi! Injustice reigns on Tatooine as villainous scum run rampant. Will Ben risk revealing himself to do what's right?  Guest Artist Simone Bianchi (Wolverine, Astonishing X-Men) joins writer Jason Aaron for this special tale!

Item Code: MAY150775
Price: $3.99
In Shops 7/29/2015

Thors #2
Marvel Comics

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

The saga of the Battleworld police force continues! More murders. More mystery. More Thors! And maybe even a break in the case, as a surprising suspect is brought in for questioning.

Item Code: MAY150655
Price: $3.99
In Shops 7/29/2015

Sabrina #4
Archie Comics

(W) Roberto Aguirre Sacasa
(A/CA) Robert Hack

It's Sabrina in the underworld as she and her companions risk everything - including their immortal souls - to rescue Harvey's consciousness, trapped in the Dark Pit. Meanwhile, with Greendale's most powerful witch missing in action, Madame Satan launches an attack on the Spellman household. For TEEN+ readers.

Item Code: FEB150967
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #270
In Shops 7/29/2015

Conan/Red Sonja HC
Dark Horse Comics

(W) Gail Simone, Jim Zub
(A) Dan Panosian & Various
(CA) Dan Panosian

Gail Simone and Jim Zub team up to bring together two legendary warriors: Conan and Red Sonja! This volume collects issues #1-#4 of the smash-hit crossover! In a tale spanning three eras in the lives of these classic characters, Conan and Red Sonja become comrades to take down a sorcerer-priest hell bent on creating a new age in Hyborian warfare!

Item Code: MAR150078
Price: $19.99
In Shops 7/29/2015

Swamp Thing: The Root Of All Evil TP
DC Comics/Vertigo

(W) Grant Morrison, Mark Millar
(A) Phil Hester, Kim DeMulder
(CA) John Mueller

A lost epic from issues #140-150 is collected at last! The rug is pulled out from under Alec Holland as he awakens from a coma in a South African hospital. But are his visions of a shambling swamp creature the result of a hallucinogen he ingested during his experiments on plants? Mature Readers.

Item Code: APR150325
Price: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #145
In Shops 7/29/2015

Hawkeye Volume 4: Rio Bravo TP
Marvel Comics

(W) Matt Fraction
(A) Various
(CA) David Aja

Reeling from recent events, even Hawkeye wants to know his new status quo. Who's with him? Who's against him? Who's trying to kill him, and why? And just when Clint's rock bottom couldn't arrive fast enough, his brother shows up. After a lifetime of bad decisions, Clint and Barney Barton have to realize that they are brothers - and, ultimately, they're the only ones who can save one another. If they don't kill each other first.

Item Code: OCT140937
Price: $17.99
In Shops 7/29/2015

Imperium Volume 1 Collecting Monsters TP
Valiant Entertainment

(W) Joshua Dysart
(A) Doug Braithwaite
(CA) Raul Allen

A psychic dictator, an inhuman robot, a mad scientist, a murderous alien, and a superpowered terrorist are about to try and take over the world...and you're going to be rooting for them every step of the way!  Toyo Harada is the most dangerous human being on the planet. Imbued with incredible powers of the mind, he has spent his life guiding humanity from the shadows. But today he is a wanted man. Collecting Imperium #1-4.

Item Code: MAY151624
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #423
In Shops 7/29/2015

Check out all of the New Releases available July 29 at your local comic shop!