PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics & Graphic Novels for 2/22

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 February 22.

The Visitor: How And Why He Stayed #1

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson
(A/CA) Paul Grist

In 1944 Hellboy was conjured in a ceremony meant to give Hitler the ultimate occult weapon. Fortunately, Professor Trevor Bruttenholm was there to witness, and to guide Hellboy to become the greatest paranormal detective in the world.  But Bruttenholm wasn't the only witness to Hellboy's arrival. A visitor was there, sent to kill the Beast that had been prophesied to kill us all. What the visitor saw, and why he stayed his hand, leads to the most mysterious Hellboy spinoff yet.

Item Code: DEC160047
Price: $3.99
In Shops 2/22/2017

Justice League Of America #1

DC Comics

(W) Steve Orlando
(A/CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado

Meet the Extremists-self-proclaimed saviors from another Earth. They thirst for peace, prosperity and total submission to the will of their leader, Lord Havok! How can the newly assembled JLA stop this group of misguided maniacs before the Extremists unleash their own unique — not to mention dangerous! — brand of law and order on our chaotic world?

Item Code: DEC160235
Price: $2.99
In Shops 2/22/2017

Detective Comics #951

DC Comics

(W) James TynionIV
(A) Christian Duce
(CA) Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira

League of Shadows' part one! The next big Detective arc explodes here as the League of Shadows goes from mysterious rumor to deadly fact! What's their plan for Gotham City? And how will their actions affect Batman and his team?

Item Code: DEC160273
Price: $2.99
In Shops 2/22/2017

Star Trek Green Lantern Volume 2 #3

IDW Publishing

(W) Mike Johnson
(A/CA) Angel Hernandez

The race to the planet Oa continues! Will Captain Kirk and Hal Jordan be the first to find the legendary home of the Green Lanterns, or will Sinestro and the Klingons beat them to it? Don't miss the latest chapter in the blockbuster crossover event of the year!

Item Code: DEC160551
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #171
In Shops 2/22/2017

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #25

Image Comics/Skybound

(W) Robert Kirkman
(A/CA) Paul Azaceta, Elizabeth Breitweiser

NEW STORY ARC! "LIGHT OF DAY"-A major turning point in the series! New characters are introduced! Big things are in store for Kyle Barnes as he's faced with something he never could have prepared for-hope! Everything changes as we celebrate our 25th issue! Also, This Issue Is .25 Cents To Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of Image Comics! Mature Readers.

Item Codes: DEC160664
Price: $0.25
PREVIEWS Page #193
In Shops 2/22/2017

Inhumans Vs. X-Men #5

Marvel Comics

(W) Charles Soule, Jeff Lemire
(A) Javi Garron
(CA) Leinil Francis Yu

It's Karnak vs. Fantomex in the world, as Medusa and her team attempt to liberate their secret weapon - Black Bolt.  Storms are brewing as the X-Men make their move on the remaining Terrigen Cloud - will they be able to destroy it before it ends their entire species?

Item Code: DEC160912
Price: $3.99
In Shops 2/22/2017


Elektra #1

Marvel Comics

(W) Matt Owens
(A) Juan Cabal
(CA) Elizabeth Torque

Casino Battle Royale! Running from her tumultuous past, Elektra attempts to lose herself in a vibrant sea of neon, noise and anonymity: Las Vegas. But how long can a former ninja assassin really hope to escape the vortex of violence that encompasses her life...especially when there's a new player in Sin City that has her in his sights for his newest game? Enter: Arcade.

Item Code: DEC160870
Price: $3.99
In Shops 2/22/2017

Jim Henson’s The Power Of The Dark Crystal #1

BOOM! Studios/Archaia

(W) Simon Spurrier
(A) Nichole Matthews, Kelly Matthews
(CA) Jae Lee, June Chung

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal, return to the world of Thra in an official sequel to the beloved fantasy film. Discover an all-new race of creatures called Firelings that live in a realm near the planet's core, based on official character designs by Brian Froud. Years have passed since the events of the original film, and though Jen and Kira have ruled Thra as King and Queen, bringing Gelfling back to the land, they have become distracted by power and can no longer feel or see the needs of the world the way they once did. Thurma is a young Fireling tasked with stealing a shard of the Dark Crystal to restore power to her realm. Along the way she'll befriend the young Gelfling Kensho, bring back the Skeksis and Mystics, and embark on one incredible adventure.

Item Code: DEC161353
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #297
In Shops 2/22/2017


Wonder Woman Volume 1: The Lies TP

DC Comics

(W) Greg Rucka
(A) Liam Sharp & Various
(CA) Liam Sharp

New York Times best-selling writer Greg Rucka returns to Wonder Woman! After suffering an unimaginable loss, Diana must rebuild her mission as Earth's ultimate protector and champion. However, in the midst of her grief, her Lasso of Truth stopped working! Start down the rabbit hole as dark secrets from Wonder Woman's past unravel her present! This new title collects Wonder Woman #1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11, plus Wonder Woman: Rebirth #1.

Item Code: NOV160320
Price: $16.99
PREVIEWS Page #127
In Shops 2/22/2017

Snotgirl Volume 1: Green Hair Don’t Care TP

Image Comics

(W) Bryan Lee O'Malley
(A/CA) Leslie Hung

From bestselling Bryan Lee O'malley (Scott Pilgrim) and superstar newcomer Leslie Hung! Lottie Person is a glamorous fashion blogger living her best life-at least that's what she wants you to think. The truth is, her friends are terrible people, her boyfriend traded her up for someone younger, her allergies are out of control, and she may or may not have killed somebody! Collects Snotgirl #1-5.

Item Code: DEC160774
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #230
In Shops 2/22/2017

Wolverine Vs Deadpool TP

Marvel Comics

(W/A) Various
(CA) Simone Bianchi

The Merc with a Mouth takes on the Mutant with the Mutton chops in their greatest battles - and occasional team-ups! Katanas and claws clash in their brutal first meeting - but when someone targets Weapon X survivors, Wolverine must ride to Deadpool's rescue! Doctor Bong tolls for our heroes, then things get hairy over a werewolf! And when a bounty is placed on Logan's head, guess who tries to collect! An assault on a Hydra base will have them at each other's throats, while Wolvie plays straight man to Wade's wisecracker in a showdown with a Shi'ar robot. But things really go off the deep end in the main event - one ultimate, over-the-top, slicing-and-dicing slobberknocker! Collecting Wolverine (1988) #88 and #154-155, Deadpool (1997) #27, Cable & Deadpool #43-44, Wolverine: Origins #21-25, Wolverine/Deadpool: The Decoy #1, and material from Wolverine Annual '95 and '99. Parental Advisory.

Item Code: NOV160971
Price: $29.99
In Shops 2/22/2017


Rick & Morty: Lil’ Poopy Superstar Volume 1 TP

Oni Press

(W) Sarah Graley
(A) Sarah Graley & Various
(CA) Sarah Graley, Mildred Louis

The runaway hit comic book series based on Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's hilarious [adult swim] animated show Rick And Morty explores the complexities of friendship and fame in Lil' Poopy Superstar! Mr. Poopybutthole is in trouble, and he turns to the one person he can trust: Summer Smith! She's more than willing to help, but is he telling her the whole truth? Summer will find out as she and Mr. Poopybutthole embark on their very own fantastic adventure across space, complete with jailbreaks, hijackings, and high school prom. Plus, backup comics featuring good ol' Rick and Morty!

Item Code: OCT161708
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #210
In Shops 2/22/2017

DC TV: The Flash Zoom AF

DC Comics

From the hit CW series The Flash, it's Zoom, deadly foe of the Fastest Man Alive! Zoom comes with four sets of extra hands!  Limited Edition of 5,200. Measures Approximately 6.75" Tall.

Item Code: AUG160371
Price: $28.00
PREVIEWS Page #151
In Shops 2/22/2017

Batman Vs. Superman Dawn of Justice Wonder Woman Statue

DC Comics

Sculpted By James Marsano. Fearing the actions of a god-like Superhero left unchecked, Gotham City's own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis's most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it's ever known before. Measures approximately 13" tall.

Item Code: NOV150319
Price: $150.00
PREVIEWS Page #134
In Shops 2/22/2017

Power Rangers Legacy: Red Ranger Helmet

Bandai America

For the first time ever, you can roleplay as a Power Ranger in a full-scale wearable Power Ranger Helmet. Designed for long-lasting comfortable cosplay wear, this 1:1-scale helmet can also be placed on display as a highly detailed replica to complete the ultimate Power Rangers collection.

Item Code: JUL162666
Price: $99.99
PREVIEWS Page #553
In Shops 2/22/2017

Movie Icons: The Blues Brothers Jake & Elwood 7-Inch Figure Set

SD Toys

Jake and Elwood, the Blues Brothers from the cult classic comedy film, are stylish and ready for a night behind the microphone (or on the run from the police!) as these new 7" tall figures, available in this set! The figures come with accessories and a display bases. Window box packaging.

Item Code: AUG163010
Price: $28.99
PREVIEWS Page #628
In Shops 2/22/2017

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