PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics & Graphic Novels for 6/13

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 June 13.

Thor #1

Marvel Comics

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Michael Del Mundo, Christian Ward (CA) Michael Del Mundo

Thor Odinson has regained his mantle - and with it, a wild new world of trouble on his mighty hands! The artifacts of Asgard have been scattered across the earth, and to reclaim them, Thor will have to face some ugly truths. Like the production cost of hundreds of new hammers! And the Thunder God is going to need every last one of them if he's going to stop the unstoppable Juggernaut.

Item Code: APR180649
Price: $5.99
In Shops 6/13/2018

Venom #2

Marvel Comics

(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman

Long ago, a mythical monster once terrorized both humanity and the Klyntar alike. Now, it's awake. And it's angry. To make matters worse, this ancient horror has a unique influence over the Venom symbiote - an influence that threatens to sever Eddie Brock's connection with his Other!

Item Code: APR180768
Price: $3.99
In Shops 6/13/2018

The Man Of Steel #3

DC Comics

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Ryan Sook (CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado

The merciless killer and zealot calling himself Rogol Zaar has searched the cosmos for Superman-and when he reaches the Fortress of Solitude, his actions will cut Superman to the core.

Item Code: APR180147
Price: $3.99
In Shops 6/13/2018

Batman: Prelude To The Wedding — Batgirl Vs Riddler #1

DC Comics

(W) Tim Seeley (A) Minkyu Jung (CA) Rafael Albuquerque

On the eve of Batman's wedding to Catwoman, two of Gotham City's finest minds clash. In her role as Oracle, Barbara Gordon wired all of her allies together. But when The Riddler takes on Batgirl, will he tear everything asunder?

Item Code: APR180175
Price: $3.99
In Shops 6/13/2018


Oblivion Song By Kirkman & De Felici #4

Image Comics/Skybound

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

Nathan Cole is taken deeper into Oblivion than he's ever journeyed before...and what he finds there is astounding. Mature Readers.

Item Code: APR180613
Price: $3.99
In Shops 6/13/2018

The Magic Order #1

Image Comics

(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Olivier Coipel

We live in a world where we've never seen a monster, and The Magic Order is the reason we sleep safely in our beds. Magic meets the mob in The Magic Order, as five families of magicians-sworn to protect our world for generations-must battle an enemy who's picking them off one by one. By day, they live among us as our neighbors, friends, and co-workers, but by night, they are the sorcerers, magicians, and wizards that protect us from the forces of darkness...unless the darkness gets them first. Mature Readers.

Item Codes: APR180455
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #196
In Shops 6/13/2018

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: My Ainsel #4

Dark Horse Comics

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

Wednesday takes Shadow to San Francisco to sway the goddess Easter to join their forces in the upcoming, devastating god war!

Item Code: APR180019
Price: $3.99
In Shops 6/13/2018

Transformers Lost Light #18

IDW Publishing

(W) James Roberts (A/CA) Jack Lawrence

Lights Out! The Everlasting Voices trilogy concludes with an explosion of hope, a grave betrayal... and more answers than you can handle! Events of the last six years build to a frenzy of revelations, casting everything that's gone before in a new-and deadly-light. No exaggeration, no hyperbole: there has never been a more important issue of Lost Light. Leads directly into the biggest story in the history of the Lost Light!

Item Code: MAR180464
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #170
In Shops 6/13/2018

Nancy Drew #1

D. E.

(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Jenn St. Onge (CA) Tula Lotay

Nancy Drew is seventeen and good at everything...Especially solving crimes. But her totally-in-control-and-obviously-running-perfectly-smooth-(but-not-really) life hits a snag when a mysterious message drags her back to the hometown she left behind. There she'll have to find out which of her friends are still her friends, which are enemies, and who exactly is trying to kill her...and (hopefully) stop them before they succeed.

Item Code: APR180901
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #254
In Shops 6/13/2018


By Night #1

BOOM! Studios

(W) John Allison (A/CA) Christine Larsen

Eisner-Award winning author John Allison (Giant Days) and artist Christine Larsen (Adventure Time) join forces for a story about coming home, discovering identity, and accidently smashing a hole to another dimension.

Aspiring documentarian (and actual Chemistry major) Jane has recently reunited with her former best friend Heather, amateur urban explorer. When a trip into an abandoned industrial building leads them to another world, their plan begins to unfold. The other side of the portal is filled with monsters, magic and a chance for a whole new life. All they have to do is step through.

Item Code: APR181089
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #280
In Shops 6/13/2018

A Walk Through Hell #2

AfterShock Comics

(W) Garth Ennis (A) Goran Sudzuka (CA) Andy Clarke

You're an experienced, confident FBI agent, armed and trained for the worst the world has to offer. You're on a routine job in a Long Beach warehouse, not long to go before you clock off for the night. So why are you seeing things that just can't possibly be? Why has your heart stopped beating in your chest? And why are you terrified beyond anything you ever imagined?

Item Code: APR181227
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #319
In Shops 6/13/2018

Invader Zim #31

Oni Press

(W) K.C. Green (A) K.C. Green, Anthony Clark (CA) K.C. Green

Hey, have you missed Dib? He's back! In Dib form! And he's tearing up the world of cryptids by doing an extreme exposé of a local abandoned amusement park, which is TEEMING with supernatural creatures. Hopefully it'll raise his rank with the Truthshrieker posters... but Dib doesn't expect to bust open the biggest conspiracy since HAMGATE (when President Man lied about EATING HAM).

Item Code: MAR181800
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #411
In Shops 6/13/2018

DC Young Animal: Milk Wars TP

DC Comics

(W) Steve Orlando & Various (A) Aco & Various (CA) Frank Quitely

What happens when the Doom Patrol meets the Justice League of America? Working together, can they destroy the evil, interdimensional corporation called RetConn? To kick off its plan to use the radioactive milk of psychic cows to take the edge off the World's Greatest Heroes,  RetConn has gone all the way to the top. Meet Milkman Man, previously unknown son of Krypton, who was sent to our planet only to be adopted by an evil dairy farmer and raised to love all things dairy! Mature Readers.

Item Code: MAR180321
Price: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #129
In Shops 6/13/2018

It Will All Hurt TP

Image Comics

(W/A/CA) Farel Dalrymple

A weird, sad, silly, sketchy, and dreamy watercolor fantasy-action quest in which Alemendra Clementine and her crew of anti-social adventurers all come together on a psych-apocalyptic world to take down an evil wizard. This Eisner Award-nominated webcomic began as a loose stream-of-consciousness exercise and exploration of the comic book medium and takes place in the same world as Farel Dalrymple's The Wrenchies. Collects It Will All Hurt #1-3, plus all six chapters of the webcomic.

Item Code: MAR180607
Price: $18.99
PREVIEWS Page #212
In Shops 6/13/2018

Hellboy: The Complete Short Stories Volume 1 TP

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Mike Mignola (A) Richard Corben & Various (CA) Mike Mignola

In 1994 Mike Mignola released the first Hellboy series, Seed of Destruction, as Hellboy faced his supposed destiny as Beast of the Apocalypse. Before that, he'd spent fifty years fighting monsters as a somewhat carefree member of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. The Complete Short Stories volumes 1 & 2 present those early adventures. "The Crooked Man" and "Double Feature of Evil," both of which earned Mignola and his legendary collaborator Richard Corben Eisner Awards, are collected with the complete "Hellboy in Mexico" saga, featuring collaborations with Corben, Mick McMahon, Gabriel Ba, and Fabio Moon, as well as one of Mignola's early masterpiece, "The Corpse."  This 368-page volume covers Hellboy's adventures from 1947 to 1961.

Item Code: FEB180036
Price: $24.99
In Shops 6/13/2018

Lady Mechanika Volume 5: The Clockwork Assassin TP

Benitez Productions

(W) Joe Benitez, M. M. Chen (A) Joe Benitez & Various (CA) Joe Benitez

When a series of brutal murders linked to Mr. Lewis' past leads Detective Inspector Singh to Lady Mechanika's doorstep, the Inspector is finally forced to consider: is Lady Mechanika a crime-fighting hero or a cold blooded killer?

Item Code: APR181371
Price: $9.99
PREVIEWS Page #355
In Shops 6/13/2018

1st Appearance
Death of the Family

Batman Figures

DC Comics

Three different versions of the Dark Knight! From the vision of a legendary artist comes the “Bob Kane” black and white action figure based on Kane's art from the debut of Batman in Detective Comics #27. From the vision of Master Class artist Jim Lee comes a black and white action figure based on Lee's art from the epic Batman: Hush. Lastly, from the vision of Master Class artist Greg Capullo comes a new black and white action figure based on art from the acclaimed Batman: Death of the Family story.

Item Code: 1st Appearance Bob Kane (NOV170403) / Hush by Jim Lee (NOV170404) / Death o/t Family Greg Capullo (NOV170405)
Price: $30.00
PREVIEWS Page #144
In Shops 6/13/2018

Star Trek Starships Figure Magazine #122 Yeager Class

Eaglemoss Publications

This incredible new collection of Star Trek models inlcudes all the most significant ships from the five Star Trek television series. Every ship has been painstakingly recreated in die-cast and high quality ABS materials then hand painted with an incredible level of detail.

Item Code: FEB182334
Price: $22.95
PREVIEWS Page #519
In Shops 6/13/2018


DC Comics Rebirth Batman ARTFX+ Statue


Koto turns to the newest Batman comics for their next Batman ARTFX+ Statue with Batman: Rebirth! Following the end of the New 52, the DC Universe began a new story with Rebirth. Continuing the line with Superman and Super Sons comes the Dark Knight from Gotham, Batman! This 1/10th-scale pre-painted statue is sculpted in detail from his serious face, mask, the emblem on his chest to his flowing cape and new utility belt. Batman poses with his batarang, ready to strike down anyone who threatens his city.

Item Code: NOV172822
Price: $64.99
PREVIEWS Page #544
In Shops 6/13/2018


Star Wars Episode VI: Luke Skywalker ARTFX+ Statue
Kotobukiya's latest ARTFX+ statue from the Star Wars franchise is none other than Luke Skywalker from Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. Luke is perfect for display alone, or pose with the previously released Darth Vader to reinact their battle scene! Includes a Metal display base and magnets in his feet for display stability!

Item Code: JUL178613
Price: $79.99
PREVIEWS Page #536
In Shops 6/13/2018

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