PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics & Graphic Novels for 5/24

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 May 24.

Mass Effect: Discovery #1

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Jeremy Barlow, John Dombrow (A) Gabriel Guzman (CA) Gabriel Guzman, Kate Niemczyk

A young Turian military recruit goes undercover in order to infiltrate the mysterious Andromeda Initiative-and ultimately retrieve a scientist who's made a potentially devastating discovery. Tying in to the highly anticipated release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, writers Jeremy Barlow and John Dombrow and artist Gabriel Guzmán team up to create the next exciting chapter of the Mass Effect comics series!

Item Code: MAR170022
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #49
In Shops 5/24/2017

Detective Comics #957

DC Comics

(W) Genevieve Valentine, James TynionIV (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Eddy Barrows

"The Wrath Of Spoiler"! Stephanie Brown wants nothing more than to save Gotham City from the epidemic of costumed vigilantes and madmen that regularly tear the city apart. But before she can try to stop them, she must face the challenge of one in particular: the insane idealogue the Wrath is back, and Stephanie knows what he has planned-but she refuses to let Batman risk more lives to stop him. That means it's all on her...and a very unlikely ally!

Item Code: MAR170286
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #93
In Shops 5/24/2017

Wonder Woman #23

DC Comics

(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Liam Sharp

"The Truth" part five! The conclusion to Diana's search for the truth takes her on a journey into darkness. But the price of understanding may be one sacrifice too many for Wonder Woman.

Item Code: MAR170350
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #113
In Shops 5/24/2017

TMNT Universe #10

IDW Publishing

(W) Sophie Campbell & Various (A) Sophie Campbell, Brahm Revel (CA) Freddie Williams II

"Toad Baron's Ball" Part 2! There's seemingly no escape from Toad Baron's reveries but Alopex and Nobody must find a way before the next guests arrive.Toad Baron's immortal and deadly family! Featuring a back-up story by Sophie Campbell!

Item Code: MAR170544
Price: $4.99
PREVIEWS Page #173
In Shops 5/24/2017

Samaritan Veritas #1

Image Comics/Top Cow

(W) Matt Hawkins (A/CA) Atilio Rojo

A woman with a vendetta decides she's going to take down the largest military contractor in the world and has the means and a plan that just might work. How do you bankrupt one of the richest, most technologically advanced and successful companies in the world? You steal all their research and give it away to everyone. Can she survive long enough to pull it off with the entire U.S. government trying to kill her?

Item Codes: MAR170694
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #205
In Shops 5/24/2017

Venom #150

Marvel Comics

(W) Mike Costa, Various (A) Gerardo Sandoval, Various (CA) Gerardo Sandoval

Eddie Brock and the Venom symbiote have been reunited, and they're web-slinging their way around New York again. Featuring a host (hah!) of Venom creators from the character's near 30-year history, this  monstrous anniversary spectacular welcomes guest artist Tradd Moore for an oversized and brutal main story and a lethal story featuring fan-favorite creators David Michelinie and Ron Lim, reunited! With questions still lingering about how the symbiote was separated from Flash Thompson, and what lies in its future now that it's reunited with Eddie Brock, this is one issue you can't afford to miss!

Item Code: MAR171008
Price: $5.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #42
In Shops 5/24/2017

 

X-Men Blue #4

Marvel Comics

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Julian Lopez (CA) Arthur Adams

SNIKT. SNIKT. SNIKT.

Item Code: MAR171083
Price: $3.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #85
In Shops 5/24/2017

X-O Manowar #3

Valiant Entertainment

(W) Matt Kindt (A) Tomas Giorello, David Mack (CA) Lewis LaRosa

Their world became his war! Across every frontline, and through every trench, Aric of Dacia continues his hostile journey through a brutal alien planet the only way he knows how: with war. But the man once known as X-O Manowar is not alone. With a dedicated band of soldiers sworn to his side, Aric will prove his worth on the battlefield... and find himself in a position that no one saw coming!

Item Code: MAR172157
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #442
In Shops 5/24/2017

 

Superman: The Final Days Of Superman TP

DC Comics

(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Mikel Janin & Various (CA) Mikel Janin

With his final days upon him, the Man of Steel reaches out to his loved ones and allies to say his good-byes. Yet while he does so, the world is greeted by new threats: a dangerous being alive with fire, who insists to Lois Lane and anyone else he meets that he is the one true Superman, and a black-clad man whose appearance and powers mirror those of Superman himself! Collects Superman #51-52, Action Comics #51-52, Batman/Superman #31-32 and Superman/Wonder Woman #28-29.

Item Code: FEB170317
Price: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #143
In Shops 5/24/2017

Moonshine Volume 1 TP

Image Comics

(W) Brian Azzarello (A/CA) Eduardo Risso

From the Eisner Award-winning creative team behind the crime classic, 100 Bullets comes a brutal new series that puts a horror twist on a classic gangster tale! Set deep in Appalachia during Prohibition, Moonshinetells the story of Lou Pirlo, a city-slick "torpedo" sent from New York City to negotiate a deal with the best moonshiner in West Virginia, Hiram Holt. Lou figures it a milk run, but  what he doesn't figure is that Holt's just as cunning and ruthless as any NYC crime boss. Not only will Holt do anything for his illicit booze operation, he'll stop at nothing to protect a much darker, bloodier family secret. Collects Issues 1-6. Mature Readers.

Item Code: FEB170696
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #238
In Shops 5/24/2017

Unworthy Thor TP

Marvel Comics

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Olivier Coipel, Aaron Kim Jacinto (CA) Olivier Coipel

Unfit to lift his hammer, and with someone else now wielding the power of Thor, the Odinson's desperate quest to regain his worthiness takes him out into the cosmos - where he's learned of the existence of a mysterious other Mjolnir! This ultimate weapon, a relic from a dead universe, is the key to his redemption - but some of the greatest villains of the Marvel Universe are anxious to get their hands on it, including the Collector and Thanos! And when the realm of Old Asgard vanishes, all might be lost - unless good tidings from Beta Ray Bill offer fresh hope! The Odinson gets a new look and a new pet - but can he reclaim his honor? Or will the power of thunder be wielded for evil? Let the battle for the hammer commence! Collecting Unworthy Thor #1-5.

Item Code: FEB170983
Price: $15.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #120
In Shops 5/24/2017

 

Alters Volume 1 TP

Aftershock Comics

(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Leila Leiz (CA) Brian Stelfreeze

As the world struggles to accept the emergence of a new kind of human species known as alterations, or "Alters," a young woman must navigate the path to becoming her true self, while struggling with the complications of her civilian life and the responsibilities of her newfound power. This groundbreaking series - years in the making - begins the saga of a young woman who can only really be herself... whenever she is not herself. Collecting issues 1-5 of the critically-acclaimed series, plus the original short story from AfterShock Genesis one-shot. Written by Eisner winner Paul Jenkins and illustrated by Leila Leiz. Mature Readers.

Item Code: MAR171244
Price: $14.99
PREVIEWS Page #271
In Shops 5/24/2017

DCTV Supergirl Action Figure

DC Comics

TV's Girl of Steel is finally fully realized in three dimensions of amazing with this Supergirl action figure from DC Collectibles! Painstakingly scultped in the likeness of actress Melissa Benoist, this 6.75" figure features lifelike detail, dozens of points of articulation and accessories that ring true to the hit series.

Item Code: NOV160373
Price: $28.00
PREVIEWS Page #149
In Shops 5/24/2017

DCTV Supergirl — Martian Manhunter Action Figure

DC Comics

Straight from the world of the hit Supergirl TV series comes this meticulously detailed Martian Manhunter action figure! At 6.75" tall with dozens of points of articulation and accessories, the alien otherwise known as J'Onn J'Onzz is ready to do battle with any force that comes to his newly adopted home planet.

Item Code: NOV160374
Price: $28.00
PREVIEWS Page #149
In Shops 5/24/2017

Deadpool: Read More Comics PX Black T-Shirt

Mad Engine

Deadpool playing fanboy on this sweet PREVIEWS Exclusive t-shirt!

Item Code: DEC162275
Price: $16.99
PREVIEWS Page #465
In Shops 5/24/2017

DC Comics Heroclix Wonder Woman

Wizkids/NECA

Wonder Woman comes to the HeroClix tabletop along with her trusted allies and troublesome enemies! For the first time ever, DC's Amazon warrior princess headlines her own HeroClix set! Deflect bullets, extract truth, and KO your enemies with the DC Comics HeroClix: Wonder Woman series!

Item Code: JAN173247
Price: PI
PREVIEWS Page #629
In Shops 5/24/2017

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