Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels & Toys for 9/25

Every week PREVIEWSworld calls attention to those comics, graphic novels, and toys 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 September 25th!

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Comics

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Cliff Rathburn (A/CA) Ryan Ottley
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN!
•  Spider-Man has been a huge part of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, but this is when his part gets REALLY crazy...
•  Only Spider-Man stands between Carnage at his scariest ever and young Dylan Brock.
•  There is so much more to it, but WE DO NOT WANT TO SPOIL IT!
Rated T
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #17

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) R. B. Silva
As Cerebro does as it was intended to do, Sinister does what Sinister does best and the future comes to an end. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FF, NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY) continues his reshaping of X-History alongside breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN). The Future of the X-Men begins here!
Rated T+  
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $4.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #10

DC COMICS
(W) Sean Murphy (A/CA) Sean Murphy
Batman salvages a groundbreaking clue from the wreckage of Wayne Manor and recruits Harley Quinn to confront The Joker for answers about the mystery of Gotham City's foundations! Their investigation takes a dire turn in the darkest corners of Arkham, and Gordon's life is in peril after a new commissioner is named.
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $4.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #17

DC COMICS
(W) Stjepan Sejic (A/CA) Stjepan Sejic
"The road to hell is paved with good intentions. On that road I saw a pale man, and he smiled at me..." Dr. Harleen Quinzel has discovered a revolutionary cure for the madness of Gotham City-she just needs to prove it actually works. But with the criminal justice and mental health establishments united against her, the brilliant young psychologist must take drastic measures to save Gotham from itself. Witness Harleen's first steps on a doomed quest that will give birth to the legendary super-villain Harley Quinn in this stunning reimagining of Harley and The Joker's twisted and tragic love affair by visionary storyteller Stjepan ejic (AQUAMAN: UNDERWORLD, SUICIDE SQUAD, Sunstone).
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $7.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #11

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Tina Horn (A) Michael Dowling (CA) Tula Lotay
SERIES PREMIERE

Notorious kink writer TINA HORN teams up with artist MICHAEL DOWLING (Unfollow, Death Sentence) for SFSX, a social thriller about sex, love, and torture that reads like SEX CRIMINALS in Gilead crossed with Oceans 8-with a SUNSTONE twist!

In a draconian America where sexuality is bureaucratized and policed, a group of queer sex workers keep the magic alive in an underground club called the Dirty Mind. Using their unique bondage skills, they resolve to infiltrate the mysterious government Pleasure Center, free their friends, and fight the power!
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #50

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Ed Brubaker (A/CA) Sean Phillips
Teeg Lawless is on his way to living the high life, planning the kind of score you can retire on... but only if nothing goes wrong. The story of the last days of series favorite Teeg Lawless continues as BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS continue to deliver the best monthly comic on the market!

And as always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #74

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Chuck Palahniuk (A) Cameron Stewart (CA) David Mack
While Marla Singer enjoys a "girl's night out," her son learns about biological warfare, and Tyler joins a whole different kind of club at The Last Round-Up.
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #115

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Tyler Bleszinski (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli
Cybertron, a planet of vast beauty and extraordinary cities, wasn't always so perfect. After the War Against the Threefold Spark, Cybertron was decimated, and new bots-the Constructicons-emerged to help rebuild it grander and more amazing than ever before. But where are these bots now? Why have they been erased from Cybertron's history? And what are they planning to do about it? Find out in "Constructicons Rising," Part One!
* Written by one of the founders of Vox Media, Tyler Bleszinski!
* An all-new series set in-universe, exploring the many characters and ideas in the Transformers galaxy!
* A spotlight on the Constructicons and their ultimate destructive form-Devastator!
* The bold new era continues!
* Exploring the Transformers universe beyond Cybertron!
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #137

DYNAMITE
(W) Amy Chu (A) Maria Sanapo (CA) Fay Dalton
Fear and paranoia run rampant in Riverdale, but super sleuths Betty and Veronica finally flush out the mysterious killers with the help of Vampirella and Red Sonja. And it's not who they think...!
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #195

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Daniele Di Nicuolo (CA) Jamal Campbell
NECESSARY EVIL continues as the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers finally come face to face with the Mastermind behind all of their recent problems-the evil Lord Zedd. Meanwhile, the newly launched Omega Power Ranger team is stranded on an unfamiliar planet with no hope of getting home!
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #229

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Brett Booth, Adelso Corona (CA) Declan Shalvey
Bloodshot is back with a few new thrilling tricks up his sleeve!
No amount of high-octane explosions can keep Bloodshot from completing his new mission.
Who is the mysterious BLACK BAR, and what do they want with Bloodshot?
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #414

VAULT COMICS
(W) Michael Moreci, Tim Daniel (A/CA) Josh Hixson
In order to receive... First you must give. When Chase Blaine's estranged brother and sister-in-law are murdered, he becomes guardian to McKenzie and Zach, the niece and nephew he hardly knows. Seeking stability for the children, Chase moves his newly formed family to his ancestral home in Cape Augusta... which overlooks a deep, black bogland teeming with family secrets.
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #420
   

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

DC COMICS
(W) Tom King (A) Travis Moore, Lee Weeks, Mitch Gerads, Jorge Fornes (A/CA) Clay Mann
There's a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of the DC Universe, ripped from real-world headlines by CIA operative turned comics writer Tom King: How does a superhero handle PTSD? Welcome to Sanctuary, an ultra-secret hospital for superheroes who've been traumatized by crime-fighting and cosmic combat. But something goes inexplicably wrong when many patients wind up dead, with two well-known operators as the prime suspects: Harley Quinn and Booster Gold! It's up to the DC Trinity of Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman to investigate-but can they get the job done in the face of overwhelming opposition? This collected edition features the entire nine-issue miniseries!
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $29.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #79

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Brian K. Vaughan (A/CA) Cliff Chiang
THE END IS HERE!

After surviving adventures in their past, present, and future, the Paper Girls of 1988 embark on one last journey-a five-part epic that includes the emotional double-sized series finale.

Featuring a new wraparound cover from Eisner Award-winning co-creator CLIFF CHIANG, which can be combined with the covers of all five previous volumes to form one complete mega-image!

Collects PAPER GIRLS #26-30
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $14.99
PREVIEWS Page #69

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Kentaro Miura (A/CA) Kentaro Miura
Deep within the nightmare realm of Casca's dreams, Schierke and Farnese battle endless horrors to reach the dark secret that has imprisoned Casca's mind for so long. But the dreamworld dangers are no mere phantasms of the unconscious-they are a lethal reality to the intruders from the material world!
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $14.99
PREVIEWS Page #129

ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
(W) Eric Powell (A/CA) Eric Powell
After strange adventures abroad, Goon & Franky return to find a horde of unsavory characters have filled the void left in their absence from Lonely Street. For two decades, the Goon's adventures have thrilled fans, critics, and creators with their bold creativity, classic style, and irreverent humor. This volume contains Eric Powell's highly anticipated return to his flagship series for its 20th anniversary. With never before seen bonus sketch material.
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $17.99
PREVIEWS Page #274


Toys & Merchandise

DC COMICS
Batman is famously known for his stealth and ability to go unseen. He must be quiet and subtle to succeed. However, the latest statue in the BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE line is anything but reserved. Sculpted from art by Marc Silvestri, this Batman is imposing and bold as he rests in a chair in the Batcave that feels almost thronelike. The polyresin statue captures the sinister detail of Silvestri's cape, which was drawn with an organic texture, providing an ethereal aura to this already striking piece.
•  Limited to 5,000 pieces and individually numbered
•  Statue measures 5.9" tall
•  Allocations may occur
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $80.00
DC PREVIEWS Page #81

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! It's official! The next highly anticipated release in the Marvel Select action figure line is none other than Captain Marvel herself, in her Starforce uniform! Measuring approximately 7 inches tall with approximately 16 points of articulation, this movie release will feature the likeness of actress Brie Larson and is sure to be the next sought-after figure in the line! Packaged in display-ready Select packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf reference.
In Shops: Sep 18, 2019
SRP: $29.99
PREVIEWS Page #1024

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! When you have to kill the boogeyman, you buy a John Wick action figure! This 7-inch Select-scale action figure captures modern action icon Wick as he appears in his first film outing, dressed in a suit and with multiple weapon accessories as well as his faithful dog, whose death spurs the action of the movie. In scale to all other Select action figures, and featuring over 20 points of articulation, this figure comes packaged in display-ready Select action figure packaging with side-panel artwork for shelf reference. Designed by Yuri Tming and sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios!
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $24.99
PREVIEWS Page #1015

WIZKIDS/NECA
Marvel HeroClix: X-Men the Animated Series: The Dark Phoenix Saga comes to the tabletop in a big way. Based on the success of Marvel HeroClix: Avengers Infinity, Colossal Boosters are back! Each Colossal Booster will contain 4 standard size figures and a 2x2 Clix Base figure in EVERY booster! Discover new characters both small and large in this can't-be-missed release! This set features all of the fan-favorite characters from the 1990's X-Men animated series like Wolverine, Rogue, Gambit, Jubilee, and Morph! For the first time ever, Colossal characters will be Prime figures! Colossal figures in the set will feature some of the epic threats that the X-Men have faced ranging from Nimrod to the Dark Phoenix or the Shadow King! Not to fear, some of the X-Men have found ways to be a colossal answer to evil, like Iceman and Vange Whedon.
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $179.90
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