PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics & Graphic Novels for 10/18

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 October 18.

Sherlock Frankenstein And The Legion Of Evil #1

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) David Rubin

Lucy Weber, daughter of the Black Hammer, grew up to become an investigative reporter for the Global Planet. Now she's on the hunt for the true story about what happened to Spiral City's superheroes after they defeated Anti-God and saved the world. All answers seem to lie with the dangerous super villain tenants of Spiral City's infamous asylum. As she gets closer to the truth she uncovers the dark origin stories of some of her father's greatest foes, and learns how they tie into the puzzle of what happened to Spiral City's greatest hero.

Item Code: AUG170010
Price: $3.99
In Shops 10/18/2017

Batman #33

DC Comics

(W) Tom King (A/CA) Joëlle Jones

"A DREAM OF ME" part 1! Following his marriage proposal to Catwoman, Batman leaves Gotham City on a quest of renewal and redemption. As he travels and fights, he encounters members of his family-each disturbed by Batman's journey, each ready to stand in his way, each ready to push back against Batman's stubborn determination to evolve into something better than a superhero.

Item Code: AUG170199
Price: $2.99
In Shops 10/18/2017

Batman: The Drowned #1

DC Comics

(W) Dan Abnett (A) Philip Tan (CA) Jason Fabok

As the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL rock the DC Universe, the creatures of the Dark Multiverse stand ready to invade our world! How can even the World's Greatest Heroes stop a horde of deadly beings that appear to be powerful, nightmare versions of familiar figures? Find out in these special tie-in issues!

Item Code: JUL170311
Price: $3.99
In Shops 10/18/2017

Star Wars Adventures #3

IDW Publishing

(W) Landry Walker (A/CA) Eric Jones

When Finn finds an adorable baby creature hiding in an Imperial ship, it's up to him to find a home for the mischief maker before Captain Phasma kicks them both into space!

Item Code: AUG170380
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #151
In Shops 10/18/2017

Maestros #1

Image Comics

(W/A/CA) Steve Skroce

The Maestro and his entire royal family have been murdered. Now, his banished son from Earth will inherit the Wizard King's throne along with a spell that turns its user into GOD. With enemies everywhere, will this Orlando-born millennial be able to keep his new magic kingdom? Mature Readers.

Item Codes: AUG170542
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #187
In Shops 10/18/2017

Deadpool Vs Old Man Logan #1

Marvel Comics

(W) Declan Shalvey (A) Mike Henderson (CA) Declan Shalvey

What do you get when you cross a regenerative, cranky, old X-Man with a regenerative, wacky Wade Wilson? Deadpool Vs. Old Man Logan! Writer Declan Shalvey (Deadpool, Moon Knight) and Mike Henderson (Secret Wars: Battleworld, Nailbiter) are teaming up to team up Marvel's deadliest heroes together in their own series! James "Logan" Howlett is after a newly discovered Omega-Level mutant, and he just won't let Deadpool help. So, naturally, Deadpool vows to outmatch his newly marked enemy for the entirety of his mission!

Item Code: AUG170926
Price: $3.99
In Shops 10/18/2017


Mighty Thor #700

Marvel Comics

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Russell Dauterman & Various (CA) Russell Dauterman

Death Of The Mighty Thor Part 1. The final judgement comes as the Mangog arrives! The War Thor will meet the beast head on. But even the bloodthirst of this Ultimate Thor may pale in comparison to the might of the Mangog! The battle rages as Jane's cancer takes a turn for the worse, and she might not have to wait for the final judgment at all. The clock is ticking, and no hammer can save her this time. It's the beginning of the end that will lead to the most dramatic return in the Marvel Universe!

Item Code: AUG170848
Price: $5.99
In Shops 10/18/2017

Rugrats #1

BOOM! Studios

(W) Box Brown (A) Lisa DuBois (CA) Jorge Corona

Hang on to your diapies, babies! Tommy, Chucky, Phil and Lil have noticed something-they are being watched. Somehow their parents can see every little thing that they can do. They're going to have to find a way to have fun while avoiding the electronic eyes of the babycam!

Item Code: AUG171302
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #302
In Shops 10/18/2017


Wild Storm Volume 1 TP

DC Comics

(W) Warren Ellis (A) Jon Davis-Hunt (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams

New York Times best-selling writer Warren Ellis returns to reset the WildStorm universe with new iterations of Grifter, Voodoo, the Engineer, Jenny Sparks and more in this volume collecting issues #1-6 of the hit series. Everyone is looking up. A man has been thrown from the upper floor of a skyscraper. Angela Spica, sick from the transhuman implants she's buried in her own body - is the only person who can save him. What she doesn't know is that the act of saving that one man will tip over a vast and secret house of cards that encloses the entire world, if not the inner solar system. This is how the Wild Storm begins, and it may destroy covert power structures, secret space programs and even all of human history.

Item Code: JUL170486
Price: $16.99
In Shops 10/18/2017

Star Wars Adventures Volume 1 TP

IDW Publishing

(W) Landry Walker, Cavan Scott (A/CA) Derek Charm, Eric Jones

Brand-new Star Wars comic book stories for readers of all-ages! These new adventures make this sprawling universe more accessible than ever. Travel to a galaxy far, far away in the first volume of an all-new series as a rotating cast of characters (and creators!) journey through Star Wars history! Stories range from before the events of the first film all the way up to Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, in theaters December 2017. Collects issues #0-3!

Item Code: AUG170383
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #152
In Shops 10/18/2017

Plastic TP

Image Comics

(W) Doug Wagner (A) Daniel Hillyard (CA) Andrew Robinson

Retired serial killer Edwyn Stoffgruppen is in love with Virginia, a girl he "met online." Her affection quiets his vile urges. Together, they tour the back roads of America in their LTD Crown Vic, eating doughnuts and enjoying their insatiable appetites for each other. Life is good...until a Louisiana billionaire kidnaps Virginia, forcing Edwyn to kill again in exchange for her freedom. And the twist to all of this? Virginia is a sex doll. Collects issues #1-5. Mature Readers.

Item Code: AUG170576
Price: $16.99
PREVIEWS Page #195
In Shops 10/18/2017


Jean Grey Volume 1: Nightmare Fuel TP

Marvel Comics

(W) Dennis Hopeless (A) Victor Ibanez & Various (CA) David Yardin

When the teenage Marvel Girl traveled through time and arrived in the present, she learned the terrible fate that befell her adult counterpart. Possessed by a cosmic entity called the Phoenix, that Jean Grey was trapped in an endless cycle of life and death. Now, determined to escape that future, young Jean sets out to write her own destiny. But when she has a premonition that the Phoenix is coming for her, she'll have to fight tooth and nail not to become its next victim! Jean enlists the help of some of its previous hosts - but will the ultimate brain trust of Rachel Grey, Quentin Quire, Hope Summers, and Peter and Illyana Rasputin have the answers she's searching for? Or will Jean have to cast her net wider across the Marvel Universe - to include Namor, Odinson, Psylocke and Doctor Strange? Collecting Jean Grey #1-6.

Item Code: JUL171210
Price: $17.99
In Shops 10/18/2017

Justice League Movie Wonder Woman Statue

DC Comics

Celebrate Wonder Woman's 75th anniversary with this special-edition 13" high Justice League movie statue. Created in the likeness of the incredible actress Gal Gadot, be sure to lasso this statue in time for the November 2017 theatrical release of Justice League!

Item Code: APR170460
Price: $150.00
PREVIEWS Page #148
In Shops 10/18/2017

Marvel Select Spider-Man Homecoming Movie AF

Diamond Select Toys

A Diamond Select Release! The most anticipated Spider-Man film of all time is almost here, and this new Marvel Select action figure captures the excitement of the new movie! After his eye-opening appearance in Captain America: Civil War, making a figure of Spidey for Spider-Man: Homecoming was a no-brainer, and this 7" tall figure features 16 points of articulation as well as interchangeable parts. Packaged in display-ready Select figure packaging, with side panel artwork for shelf reference. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios!

Item Code: FEB172613
Price: $24.99
PREVIEWS Page #512
In Shops 10/18/2017

Twilight Princess Majoras Mask Triforce of the Gods

Legend of Zelda Link UDF

Medicom Toy Corporation

From The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD come these UDFs (Ultra Detail Figures) of the hero, Link! Each figure measures about 3" tall.

Item Code: Twilight Princess (DEC168584) / Majoras Mask (DEC168582) / Triforce of the Gods (DEC168583)
Price: $12.99 Ea.
PREVIEWS Page #596
In Shops 10/18/2017

Marvel Gallery GOTG 2 Gamora & Rocket Raccoon PVC Figure

Diamond Select Toys

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Marvel Gallery line is blasting off into outer space with these cast members of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the latest blockbuster entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Gamora with Rocket measures approximately 9-11 inches tall with highly detailed sculpting and paint applications. Comes packaged in a full-color window box. Sculpted by Gentle Giant!

Item Code: MAY172525
Price: $45.00
PREVIEWS Page #522
In Shops 10/18/2017

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