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 October 1st!

Angel and Faith Season 10 #7
Dark Horse Comics

(W) Victor Gischler
(A) Will Conrad
(Cover) Scott Fischer

Casualties be happening! Amy the Rat has been seeking favors in Magic Town, and Angel is on alert-what is this witch really after? Meanwhile, Faith has tracked Riley into the jungle to find a tribe of vicious new vampires!

Item Code: REG. (AUG140089) VAR. (AUG140090)
Price: $3.50
In Shops 10/1/2014

Gotham Academy #1
DC Comics

(W) Becky Cloonan, Brendan Fletcher
(A/Cover) Karl Kerschl

Gotham City's most prestigious prep school is a very weird place. It's got a spooky campus, oddball teachers, and rich benefactors always dropping by...like that weirdo Bruce Wayne. But nothing is as strange is the students! Like, what's up with Olive Silverlock?

Item Code: AUG140201
Price: $2.99
In Shops 10/1/2014


Lobo #1
DC Comics

(W) Cullen Bunn
(A) Reilly Brown |
(Cover) Aaron Kuder

The all-new Lobo brings the ultraviolence to his new ongoing series! If the first few blood-soaked pages of this issue don't shock you - nothing will!

Item Code: AUG140207
Price: $2.99
In Shops 10/1/2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #38
IDW Publishing

(W) Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman
(A) Mateus Santolouco
(Cover) Kevin Eastman, Mateus Santolouco

With the ranks of his mutant gang swelling, the Turtles will have to determine if they can truly trust Hob against the Foot. Throw in Alopex's return to New York and the mutant mayhem will only get crazier!

Item Code: JUL140381
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #157
In Shops 10/1/2014

The Walking Dead #132
Image Comics/Skybound

(W) Robert Kirkman
(A) Charlie Adlard & Various
(Cover) Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart

A new life has started now that Negan is behind bars. But some things never change. When all seems quiet on the Western front, there is still darkness undetected. And the most precious commodity is one that seldom seems to be within reach: Happiness.

Item Code: AUG140566
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #216
In Shops 10/1/2014

Thor #1
Marvel Comics

(W) Jason Aaron
(A/Cover) Russell Dauterman

The great hammer Mjolnir lies on the moon, unable to be lifted by anyone in all the heavens! Even Thor! Something dark has befallen the God of Thunder, leaving him weakened and for the first time in forever... unworthy!

Item Code: REG (AUG140777) BLANK (AUG140785) STAPLES (AUG140783) PICHELLI (AUG140782)
Price: $3.99
In Shops 10/1/2014


Death Of Wolverine #3
Marvel Comics

(W) Charles Soule
(A/Cover) Steve McNiven

Three Months To Die, the loss of Wolverine's healing factor — all led to this, the single most important X-Men event of the decade. Logan has spent over a century being the best there is at what he does...but even the best fade away eventually. Over the years, Logan has been a warrior, a hero, a renegade, a samurai, a teacher-and so much more. But now, the greatest X-Men hero will play a role he's never played before in this special weekly event brought to you by industry superstars Charles Soule and Steve McNiven.

Item Code: JUN140602
Price: $4.99
In Shops 10/1/2014

Doctor Who 11th #3
Titan Comics

(W) Al Ewing, Rob Williams
(A) Simon Fraser
(Cover) Verity Glass

A devil haunts the midnight crossroads, and musicians are its prey! There's a devil out on the bayou. Something stalking bluesmen through the swamps of Mississippi, offering them talent beyond imagining, worlds at their feet in exchange for their souls! When Alice asks the Doctor if they can visit one of her mother's musical heroes, she's initially disappointed. Is Jones, a forgettable singer whose talent seems to be that of disappearing in a crowded room, really the colossal talent who brought passion, creativity and meaning to her mother's life?

Item Code: JUN141427
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #380
In Shops 10/1/2014


Batman 75th Anniversary Collection TP
DC Comics

(W/A) Frank Miller & Various

Celebrate Batman's 75th Anniversary with this spectacular slipcase collection featuring the classic trade paperbacks of three of his greatest epics: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, written by Frank Miller with art by Miller and Klaus Janson, Batman: Hush, written by Jeph Loeb with art by Jim Lee and Scott Williams, and Batman Vol. 1: The Court Of Owls, written by Scott Snyder with art by Greg Capullo and Jonathan Glapion!

Item Code: JUN140262
Price: $49.99
PREVIEWS Page #125
In Shops 10/1/2014

Skylanders: The Kaos Trap HC
IDW Publishing

(W) Ron Marz, David Rodriguez
(A) Mike Bowden, David Baldeon
(Cover) Fico Ossio

The #1 kids videogame and hottest-selling toy, Skylanders, is coming to your bookshelf in all-new comic book adventures! Join fan-favorite characters Spyro, Stealth Elf, Trigger Happy, and more in these original, never-before-seen stories that tie directly into the videogames.

Item Code: AUG140408
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #161
In Shops 10/1/2014


Southern Bastards Volume 1 Here Was A Man TP
Image Comics

(W) Jason Aaron
(A/Cover) Jason Latour

Welcome to Craw County, Alabama, home of Boss BBQ, the state champion Runnin' Rebs football team...and more bastards than you've ever seen. When you're an angry old man like Earl Tubb, the only way to survive a place like this...is to carry a really big stick. Collects Southern Bastards #1-4. Mature Readers. 

Item Code: JUL140517
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #195
In Shops 10/1/2014

Moon Knight Volume 1: From The Dead TP
Marvel Comics

(W) Warren Ellis
(A) Declan Shalvey

Marc Spector is Moon Knight! Or is he? It's hard to tell these days, especially when New York's wildest vigilante protects the street with two-fisted justice and three - that's right, count 'em - three different personalities! But even with the mystical force of Egyptian moon-god Khonshu fueling his crusade, how does the night's greatest detective save a city that's as twisted as he is? The road to victory is going to hurt. Collecting Moon Knight (2014) #1-6.

Item Code: JUL140728
Price: $17.99
In Shops 10/1/2014

Check out all of the New Releases available on October 1st at your local comic shop!