PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics & Graphic Novels for 4/18

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 April 18.

Amazing Spider-Man #799

Marvel Comics

(W) Dan Slott (A) Stuart Immonen (CA) Alex Ross

“GO DOWN SWINGING” Part 3. Spider-Man will need to the help of friend and foe alike if he hopes to stop The Green Goblin this time! The mystery of the Red Goblin is finally revealed, and it's not going to be pretty for Peter Parker!

Item Code: FEB180834
Price: $3.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #31
In Shops 4/18/2018

Avengers #689

Marvel Comics

(W) Al Ewing & Various (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Mark Brooks

The Avengers Weekly Epic Continues! “NO SURRENDER” Part 15. One last battle against an impossible opponent. One last game with astronomical stakes. With the fate of the Earth on the line, a cry goes out across the Marvel Universe: Avengers Assemble!

Item Code: FEB180790
Price: $4.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #16
In Shops 4/18/2018

Action Comics #1000

DC Comics

(W/A) Various (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams

Celebrate 1000 issues of Action Comics with an all-star lineup of top talent as they pay tribute to the comic that started it all! From today's explosive action to a previously unpublished tale illustrated by the legendary Curt Swan to the Man of Tomorrow's future-this very special, oversized issue presents the best of the best in Superman stories! Featuring all-new art and stories by Brian Michael Bendis, John Cassaday, Olivier Coipel, Paul Dini, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Patrick Gleason, Butch Guice, Geoff Johns, Dan Jurgens, Tom King, Jim Lee, Clay Mann, Brad Meltzer, Jerry Ordway, Tim Sale, Louise Simonson, Scott Snyder, Curt Swan, Peter J. Tomasi, Marv Wolfman, and more!

Item Code: FEB180142
Price: $7.99
PREVIEWS Page #83
In Shops 4/18/2018

Batman #45

DC Comics

(W) Tom King (A) Sandu Florea, Tony S. Daniel (CA) Tony S. Daniel

"THE TRAVELERS" Part One! Booster Gold has come to Gotham City, and he's enlisting Batman and Catwoman to go on a time-traveling mission to rescue...Booster Gold! It seems a younger Booster Gold has gone back in time to kidnap an even younger version of himself, and to rescue his own past, Booster must pursue both of his previous incarnations through Batman's history to find out what is going on. The start of a new story that will sow the seeds for a whole new epic to come-and also the return of Master Class artist Tony S. Daniel (Damage) to Batman!

Item Code: FEB180166
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #93
In Shops 4/18/2018

 

Kick-Ass #3

Image Comics

(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) John RomitaJr

Kick-Ass Is Back. Patience Lee's shaking up the city's organized crime rings to feed her family and give stolen money back to the community. But the enemies she's making have friends in low places, friends that will avenge their bosses come hell or high water. The city's most violent offender is fresh out of jail, and he's got Kick-Ass in his sights. Mature Readers.

Item Code: FEB180643
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #229
In Shops 4/18/2018

Skyward #1

Image Comics

(W) Joe Henderson (A/CA) Lee Garbett

"My Low-G Life," Part One: One day, gravity on earth suddenly became a fraction of what it is now. Twenty years later, humanity has adapted to its new low-gravity reality. And to Willa Fowler, a woman born just after G-day, it's...well, it's pretty awesome, actually. You can fly through the air! I mean, sure, you can also die if you jump too high. So you just don't jump too high. And maybe don't stumble into a dangerous plan to bring gravity back that could get you killed.

Item Codes: FEB180510
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #206
In Shops 4/18/2018

Black Hammer: Age Of Doom #1

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dean Ormston

The Eisner Award-winning superhero saga returns! Lucy Weber has become the new Black Hammer, and right as she's about to reveal to our heroes how they got stuck on the farm and can escape she vanishes. Now our new Black Hammer finds herself trapped in a gritty world filled with punk rock detectives, emo gods, anthropomorphic humans, absurdist heroes, and many more weirdoes, in a mad world in which there is no escape!

Item Code: FEB180013
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #50
In Shops 4/18/2018

Star Wars Adventures Annual 2018 #1

IDW Publishing

(W) John Jackson Miller (A/CA) Jon Sommariva

With Leia injured, it's up to Luke to undertake a sensitive diplomatic mission with the easily-irritated Sarkans! What should be a routine meeting soon turns into an action-packed adventure with the fate of the galaxy on the line!

Item Code: FEB180374
Price: $7.99
PREVIEWS Page #164
In Shops 4/18/2018

John Wick #2

D. E.

(W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Giovanni Valletta

John Wick's origin story continues! In the underworld of El Paso, Texas, a familiar face introduces an ex-con named John Wick to the local branch of the mysterious Continental Hotel, a neutral zone where professional killers spend their down time. But can John adhere to the rules of the Continental? Or will his search for vengeance destroy his chances for a peaceful life? Also... does John Wick actually have...a cat?

Item Code: AUG171560
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #340
In Shops 4/18/2018

 

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #26

BOOM! Studios

(W) Kyle Higgins, Ryan Ferrier (A) Daniele Di Nicuolo, Bachan (CA) Jamal Campbell

After the shocking events of the last issue, Lord Drakkon's victory seems assured-unless the Rangers can find a way to team up with another team of Power Rangers they've never met before!

Item Code: FEB181198
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #311
In Shops 4/18/2018

Jughead The Hunger #5

Archie Comic Publications

(W) Frank Tieri (A) Pat Kennedy & Various (CA) Adam Gorham

Welcome home, Jughead Jones! After months of being on the run as a fugitive, something brings our favorite hamburger eating wolfman back to Riverdale-and that something is an out-for-blood Reggie! Will good ol' Jug survive this battle of the werewolves? Mature Readers.

Item Code: FEB181110
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #288
In Shops 4/18/2018

Simpsons Comics #243

Bongo Comics

(W) Ian Boothby (A/CA) Jason Ho

Hank Scorpio returns, and as a newly civic-minded man, he sets his sights on becoming Mayor of Springfield. Once in office, the city thrives, but does the former megalomaniac have community reform on his mind or are his municipal machinations a bit more... global?

Item Code: FEB181183
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #304
In Shops 4/18/2018

Runaways Volume 1: Find Your Way Home TP

Marvel Comics

(W) Rainbow Rowell (A/CA) Kris Anka

The "it" book of the early 2000s is back, with the original cast - Nico! Karolina! Molly! Chase! Old Lace! And could it be...Gert?! The heart of the Runaways died years ago - but you won't believe how she returns! Superstar author Rainbow Rowell teams with fan-favorite artist Kris Anka to revive the series you can rely on to shock you and break your heart! Did Chase and Gert's love survive their time apart? Have Karolina and Nico's feelings made their friendship impossible? And should you be more worried about the emotional land mines lying in wait - or the shadowy scientist watching the ragtag group from a distance? Plus: What's in Chase's backpack? And what's up with Princess Powerful, A.K.A. Molly Hayes?! Collecting Runaways (2017) #1-6.

Item Code: JAN181044
Price: $17.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #83
In Shops 4/18/2018

Red Hood & The Outlaws Volume 3: Bizarro Reborn Rebirth TP

DC Comics

(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Dexter Soy & Various (CA) Tyler Kirkham

Bizarro's final days are upon us! As Red Hood and the Outlaws rush home to Gotham City in an effort to save Bizarro's life, a new threat is unleashed in the form of Solomon Grundy! Can the Outlaws stop Grundy's rampage without their most powerful member? Collects issues #12-18 and Annual #1.

Item Code: JAN180388
Price: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #148
In Shops 4/18/2018

The Black Monday Murders Volume 2 TP

Image Comics

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Tomm Coker

Thomas Dane goes looking for a man who doesn't want to be found. From Jonathan Hickman (East  Of West, Secret Wars, Avengers) and Tomm Coker (Undying Love) comes the next installment in the crypto-noir series about the power of dirty, filthy money...and exactly what kind of people you can buy with it. Collects The Black Monday Murders #5-8.

Item Code: AUG170610
Price: $16.99
PREVIEWS Page #203
In Shops 4/18/2018

Fight Club 2 TP

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Chuck Palahniuk (A) Cameron Stewart (CA) David Mack

Ten years after starting Project Mayhem, he lives a mundane life. A kid, a wife. Pills to keep his destiny at bay. But it won't last long; the wife has seen to that. He's back where he started, but this go-round he's got more at stake than his own life. The time has arrived. Collects Fight Club 2 #1-#10 and the Free Comic Book Day story. Mature Readers.

Item Code: DEC170052
Price: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #46
In Shops 4/18/2018

Batman Black & White Statue By Jonathan Matthews

DC Comics

One of our greatest sculptors finally gets a statue all to himself! Jonathan Mathews has sculpted some of our most popular collectibles ever, but now he is excited to submit one of his own design to the celebrated Black and White Batman line!

Item Code: OCT170399
Price: $80.00
PREVIEWS Page #150
In Shops 4/18/2018

 

DC Cover Girls: Supergirl By Joelle Jones Statue

DC Comics

Eisner Award-winner Joelle Jones continues her amazing additions to the DC Cover Girls line. Supergirl by Joelle Jones comes to DC Collectibles in her iconic Supergirl: Being Super outfit ready to take on the world! DC Cover Girls Supergirl statue is made from high strength polyresin, and she stands at 9 inches tall.

Item Code: OCT170398
Price: $125.00
PREVIEWS Page #150
In Shops 4/18/2018

 

Action #1000 Superman T/S

Graphitti Designs

From Graphitti Designs. Action Comics turns 1000 this year with the release of Action Comics #1000. To commemorate this 80 year landmark, the Action #1000: Superman T-Shirt features the art of Jim Lee integrated with the elements from the cover to Action Comics #1.

Item Code: MAR182244 - MAR182247
Price: $19.95
PREVIEWS Page #514
In Shops 4/18/2018

 

One-12 Collective Marvel Spider-Man AF

Mezco Toys

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man swings into the One:12 Collective! Assembled on an all new One:12 Collective body developed specifically for this figure, Spider-Man features over 30 points of articulation and  a meticulously tailored outfit with intricate silk screened details. He includes multiple interchangeable parts and accessories including an alternate head piece for different display options.

Item Code: FEB172779
Price: $79.99
PREVIEWS Page #538
In Shops 4/18/2018

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