PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics & Graphic Novels for 4/11

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 April 11.

Captain America #700

Marvel Comics

(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Chris Samnee

Frozen in time, awakened in a decimated future and once again a man out of his era, there is only one way for Steve Rogers to restore order and rebuild civilization-and that's to rule it as King Captain America! No dream, no hoax, no lie, this IS Cap and this IS happening, believe it or not!

Item Code: FEB180754
Price: $5.99
In Shops 4/11/2018

Star Wars Darth Vader #14

Marvel Comics

(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli

Darth Vader continues his mission to bring Mon Cala to heel! As the Emperor grip tightens on the galaxy, no tolerance for rebellion can be afforded... especially not when being fomented by a surviving Jedi. Vader goes in for some wet work in this brutal story!

Item Code: FEB180908
Price: $3.99
In Shops 4/11/2018

Detective Comics #978

DC Comics

(W) James TynionIV (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira

"Batmen Eternal" part three! Congratulations, Batwoman. You have an entire army at your command. So how are you going to use it?

Item Code: FEB180187
Price: $2.99
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Immortal Men #1

DC Comics

(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams

"THE END OF FOREVER" Part One! There is a secret history to the DC Universe of heroes who have protected humanity from the shadows since the dawn of time...and who can live forever. Enter the Immortal Men! The team, headed by the Immortal Man, has waged a secret war against the House of Conquest for countless years-but Conquest has dealt a devastating blow. When their base of operations, known as the Campus, is savagely attacked, the Immortal Men must seek out their last hope-an emerging metahuman known as Caden Park! Caden's emerging powers may be able to ensure the Immortal Men's survival-but will Conquest get to him first?

Item Code: JAN180238
Price: $2.99
In Shops 4/11/2018


Gideon Falls #2

Image Comics

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino

The brand-new supernatural mystery series by the acclaimed team of Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino continues. The mysteries of the "Black Barn" heighten as the reclusive Norton begins to unravel new clues just as a murder spree breaks out in the town of Gideon Falls. But how is it all connected? The puzzle pieces begin to fall. Mature Readers.

Item Code: FEB180628
Price: $3.99
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Oblivion Song By Kirkman & De Felici #2

Image Comics/Skybound

(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Lorenzo De Felici

Nathan's obsession with Oblivion has put a strain on every aspect of his life. His love for Heather is really put to the test now that he's closer than he's ever been to finding what he's truly looking for.

Item Codes: FEB180661
Price: $3.99
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Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: My Ainsel #2

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) P. Craig Russell (CA) Glenn Fabry

The bizarre road trip across America continues as our heroes gather reinforcements for the imminent god war! Shadow arrives in Lakeside, a small town with more snowdrifts than residents. As he is welcomed by the town's denizens, Shadow becomes more and more drawn into the warmth and safety of his alter ego, Mike Ainsel.

Item Code: FEB180028
Price: $3.99
In Shops 4/11/2018

Sonic The Hedgehog #2

IDW Publishing

(W) Ian Flynn (A) Adam Bryce Thomas (CA) Tyson Hesse

Sonic's new adventure continues, and when he comes across another town in need of saving, his old pal Amy arrives just in time to join the fight! The banter is fun, and the stakes are high, but things get really serious when Amy presents Sonic with a big request: rejoin the Resistance!

Item Code: FEB180339
Price: $3.99
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Legenderry Red Sonja #3

D. E.

(W) Marc Andrekyo (A) Igor Lima (CA) Joe Benitez

Red Sonja and the crew of the Nautilus attempt to bury a deadly element that could be used as the most shocking weapon they have ever seen when an old nemesis arrives to exact revenge!

Item Code: FEB181431
Price: $3.99
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Robocop Citizens Arrest #1

BOOM! Studios

(W) Brian Wood (A) Jorge Coelho (CA) Nimit Malavia

Brian Wood — the visionary writer behind DMZ and Briggs Land — and Jorge Coelho ( Venom, Rocket Racoon ) present a provocative vision of a future where justice is crowdsourcedc and lethal. It's been decades since the RoboCop program first began. Corporations have taken over the schools and the government, and law enforcement is the biggest private contract of all. Traditional police forces no longer exist as all citizens are encouraged and rewarded to spy on their neighbors. There is only one authority on the streets: ROBOCOP.

Item Code: FEB181185
Price: $3.99
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Ninja-K #6

Valiant Entertainment

(W) Christos Gage (A) Juan Jose Ryp (CA) Tonci Zonjic

A once-loyal agent has defected from the ranks of MI-6's most elite espionage unit... and Ninjak has been dispatched across the globe to prevent his secrets from plunging the world into chaos. But in the shadows of Mexico City, Colin King is about to discover something far more deadly... The Ninja Programme's own former sensei, the Jonin, has assembled a conspiratorial circle of seemingly immortal beings - the Dying One, Kostiy the Deathless, Linton March, and The United's Ultimo - for a purpose so sinister that even Ninjak can't risk engaging them alone. Enter Livewire, Punk Mambo, Dr. Mirage, and GIN-GR, Ninjak's brand-new black ops team with a very specific set of skills...and a license to kill the unkillable!

Item Code: FEB181894
Price: $3.99
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Spongebob Comics #79

United Plankton Pictures

(W) Charles Brubaker & Various (A) Jacob Chabot & Various (CA) Jacob Chabot

It's all-out aquatic op-ed war as Plankton and Mr. Krabs engage in the extreme sport of editorial cartooning in the newspapers of Bikini Bottom! Their slanderous scribblings even draw SpongeBob and Squidward into the destructive conflict-threatening everything they hold dear! Find out who gets the last laugh in "The Cross-Hatch of Despair!" Also: the threat of whirlpools forces Mr. Krabs to activate "The Buddy System," which means Squidward and SponegBob must stay close together all day! And in "Facial Hair Scare," a fake beard mishap throws Patrick into an identity crisis! All this plus "Ocean Facts" by Maris Wicks and "SpongeFunnies" by James Kochalka!

Item Code: FEB181184
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #304
In Shops 4/11/2018

Deadpool Vs Old Man Logan TP

Marvel Comics

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

What do you get when you cross a regenerative, cranky X-Man with a regenerative, wacky Merc? Deadpool vs. Old Man Logan! Marvel's deadliest heroes cross paths at last - but it won't be pretty. James "Logan" Howlett is after a newly discovered Omega-level mutant, and he just won't let Wade Wilson help. So naturally, Deadpool vows to outmatch his newly marked enemy for the entirety of the mission! If there's one thing an angsty teenage girl hates, it's two older men fighting over her —  but the evil group that's after young Maddie is even worse! She's more than happy to take on the sinister Gen-Form all on her own, no help needed. But Wade and Logan have never been big on listening. Collecting Deadpool Vs. Old Man Logan #1-5. Parental Advisory.

Item Code: JAN181054
Price: $15.99
In Shops 4/11/2018

Action Comics: 80 Years Of Superman HC

DC Comics

(W) Jerry Seigel & Various (A) Joe Shuster & Various (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams

This year marks the 80th anniversary of Superman's debut in Action Comics #1 - and DC is celebrating this date with the publication of the new hardcover Action Comics #1000: 80 Years Of Superman! It's an extraordinary party as we revisit stories from across the decades, featuring key character debuts, essays and more in a collection curated by Paul Levitz! Highlights of this collection include: A new cover by legendary artist and DC Publisher Jim Lee; a never before unpublished twelve-page Golden Age Superman story believed to have been written by Jerry Siegel with art by the Joe Shuster Studio; an editor's note by Paul Levitz; a tribute to Action Comics by Laura Siegel Larson (daughter of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel); and an introduction by Jules Feiffer. Plus essays by Tom DeHaven ("It's Superman!"), David Hadju ("The Ten-Cent Plague"), Larry Tye ("Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero"), Gene Luen Yang (SUPERMAN, NEW SUPER-MAN and the National Book Award finalist "American Born Chinese"), and a new five-page story "The Game," written by Paul Levitz with art by Neal Adams.

The Superman stories from this collection include:

"The Coming of Superman," from ACTION COMICS #1, written by Jerry Siegel with art by Joe Shuster

"Revolution in San Monte," from from ACTION COMICS #2, written by Jerry Siegel with art by Joe Shuster

"The Terrible Toyman!" from ACTION COMICS #64, written by Don Cameron with art by Ed Dobrotka and George Roussos, featuring the debut of Toyman

"The Super-Key to Fort Superman," from ACTION COMICS #241, written by Jerry Coleman with art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye, featuring the first appearance of the Fortress of Solitude

"The Super-Duel in Space," from ACTION COMICS #242, written by Otto Binder with art by Al Plastino, featuring the debut of Brainiac

"The Supergirl from Krypton!" from ACTION COMICS #252, written by Otto Binder with art by Al Plastino, featuring the debut of Supergirl

"The World's Greatest Heroine!" from ACTION COMICS #262, written by Jerry Siegel with art by Jim Mooney

"The Superman Super-Spectacular!" from ACTION COMICS #309, written by Edmond Hamilton with art by Curt Swan and George Klein, featuring an appearance by President John F. Kennedy

"Superman Takes a Wife," from ACTION COMICS #484, written by Cary Bates with art by Curt Swan and Joe Giella

"If Superman Didn't Exist..." from ACTION COMICS #554, written by Marv Wolfman with art by Gil Kane

"Squatter," from ACTION COMICS #584, written by John Byrne with art by Byrne and Dick Giordano

"Ma Kent's Photo Album," from ACTION COMICS #655, written by Roger Stern with art by Kerry Gammill and Dennis Janke

"Secrets in the Night," from ACTION COMICS #662, written by Roger Stern with art by Bob McLeod

"A Hero's Journey," from ACTION COMICS #800, written by Joe Kelly with art by Pasqual Ferry, Duncan Rouleau, Lee Bermejo and others

"The Boy Who Stole Superman's Cape," from ACTION COMICS #0, written by Grant Morrison with art by Ben Oliver

Other key ACTION COMICS stories in this title include:

"The Mystery of the Freight Train Robberies," from ACTION COMICS #1, written by Fred Guardineer with art by Guardineer, featuring the debut of Zatara

"The Origin of the Vigilante," from ACTION COMICS #42, written by Mort Weisinger with art by Mort Meskin, featuring the debut of the Vigilante

"The Assassin-Express Contract!" from ACTION COMICS #419, written by Len Wein with art by Carmine Infantino and Dick Giordano, featuring the debut of the Human Target

ACTION COMICS #1000: 80 YEARS OF SUPERMAN HC (DEC170241) is a 384-page title. It has a new Final Order Cutoff of February 5 and an on-sale date of April 11.

Item Code: DEC170241
Price: $29.99
In Shops 4/11/2018

Superman Exile And Other Stories Omnibus HC

DC Comics

(W/A) Jerry Ordway & Various (CA) Kerry Gammill, Dennis Janke

The late 1980s stories that set the stage for the epic "Death of Superman" are collected in a new hardcover Omnibus edition for the first time. These tales include appearances by Lex Luthor, Lois Lane, Mongul, Mr. Mxyzptlk and more, plus the debut of the Eradicator, a key player in the post "Death of Superman" era. Collects The Adventures Of Superman #445-460, Superman #23-37, Action Comics #643-646 and Action Comics Annual #2.

Item Code: OCT170379
Price: $125.00
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In Shops 4/11/2018

Moebius Library: The Art Of Edena HC

Dark Horse Comics

(W/A/CA) Moebius

A companion volume to the critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling World of Edena graphic novel, Moebius Library: The Art of Edena collects four fantastic Edena-related short stories and a mother lode of Moebius illustrations. A celebration of the imagery of Edena and the creative enthusiasm Moebius held for his Edena universe, this volume collects the short stories "Seeing Naples," "Another Planet," "The Repairmen," and "Dying to See Naples," as Moebius explores his imagination with Stel and Atan, two of his favorite characters.

Item Code: MAY170010
Price: $34.99
In Shops 4/11/2018

Harley Quinn Red White & Black Statue By Babs Tarr

DC Comics

Babs Tarr is quickly becoming one of the biggest names in comics with her historic run on Batgirl. Now she brings her manga influenced artistic talent to Harley Quinn in this collectible statue! Harley is displayed in her rarely seen roller derby wear and brings her classic giant mallet.

Item Code: OCT170395
Price: $80.00
PREVIEWS Page #147
In Shops 4/11/2018


Game Of Thrones: Daenerys Mother Of Dragons Figure

Dark Horse Comics

Dark Horse is reinventing and relaunching its best-selling line of Game of Thrones figures. This all-new line will replace the previous versions, which will be retired as they sell out. An exciting new sculpture of Daenerys Targaryen launches the new series, which will also feature updated, distinctive new package designs. Slated for release at the conclusion of the eagerly anticipated new season of HBO's television adaptation, Daenerys will be a jumping-on point for new fans.

Item Code: APR170113
Price: $29.99
In Shops 4/11/2018


Dark Knight Bane MAFEX Figure


Bane from The Dark Knight Rises gets a MAFEX figure release from Medicom! He stands about 6 1/4" (16cm) tall, and his coat can be removed; interchangeable arm parts are also included with coat sleeves or without. He also comes with a pair of broken Batman cowls and extra hands, as well as a base with a posing arm.

Item Code: APR178754
Price: $99.99
PREVIEWS Page #612
In Shops 4/11/2018


Marvel Super Heroes Vintage 6-Inch Figures


Six figures based off a vintage line of Marvel action figures! These figures were given retro-packaging and brighter colors to make them look more like the classic Marvel toys of the 1990s. The figures include Spider-Man, Captain America, Wolverine, Iron Man, Punisher, and Black Widow. Blister card packaging.

Item Code: JUL178306
Price: $22.99 Ea.
PREVIEWS Page #526
In Shops 4/11/2018

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