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Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels & Toys for 2/19

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 February 19th!

See all the New Releases for February 19th here

Comics

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ben Percy (A) Viktor Bogdanovic (A/CA) Adam Kubert
THE BEST IS BACK!
Wolverine been through a lot. He's been a loner. He's been a killer. He's been a hero. He's been an Avenger. He's been to hell and back. Now, as the nation of Krakoa brings together all Mutantkind, he can finally be... happy? With his family all together and safe, Wolverine has everything he ever wanted... and everything to lose. Writer Benjamin Percy (X-FORCE, WOLVERINE: THE LONG NIGHT) and legendary artist Adam Kubert (X-MEN, AVENGERS) bring the best there is to his new home! PLUS: The return of OMEGA RED!
Parental Advisory
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $7.99
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MARVEL COMICS
(W) Al Ewing (A) Juan Cabal (CA) Ivan Shavrin
• Peter Quill fights for his life against the King of the Gods! Rocket fights alone against the legions of Hephaeustus! Phylla-Vell makes a choice between love and duty - with death on the line!
•  And somewhere, a black hole bomb ticks down to zero...
•  The Guardians' first mission comes to a cataclysmic end!
Rated T+
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $3.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #31

DC COMICS
(W) James TynionIV (A) Guillem March, Carlo Pagulayan, Danny Miki (CA) Tony S. Daniel
Batman must stop Deathstroke from killing the mayor of Gotham City! But to do so he has to figure out who ordered the hit in the first place. If his four main suspects aren't 'fessing up to the crime, then is there someone even more sinister lurking in the shadows waiting to deliver the coup de grâce? Whoever it is, one victim will fall under their attack!
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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DC COMICS
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Karl Mostert, Trevor Scott, Neil Edwards, John Livesay (CA) Howard Porter
The blockbuster DC series returns to answer this question: What did the villains do when the heroes failed and the world ended? Spinning out of the dramatic events of 2019's smash hit, writer Tom Taylor returns to this dark world with a street-level tale of death, heroism and redemption. Led by Red Hood and Deathstroke, DC's hardest villains and antiheroes fight with no mercy to save the only commodity left on a dying planet of the undead-life!
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $4.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #7

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Jason Shawn Alexander, Todd McFarlane (CA) Francesco Mattina
END OF STORY ARC
  
"HELL HUNT," Part Four
Jessica Priest struggles with her new powers. Eddie Frank fights against the influence of the Redeemer. And Spawn has a final showdown with Medieval Spawn that will alter the course of the war between Heaven and Hell. With this gripping story arc finale, featuring a special 5-page bonus comic drawn by TODD McFARLANE, the hunt is on, and a new era of SPAWN has begun!
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $2.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Charles Soule, Scott Snyder (A) Daniele Orlandini (A/CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
All is lost. The world will wither under the Sky pandemic, and the Destiny Man will murder our intrepid explorers before they've made it further into the former US than Nevada. Unless, that is, brilliant journalist Valentina Sandoval can discover one...essential...truth.
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) Wilfredo Torres
A best-of-the-best secret agent with memories he couldn't possibly possess, a mystery writer in her 60s who spends her retirement solving crimes, a man of action with mysterious drugs that keep him ahead of a constant string of targeted disasters, a seemingly omnipotent terrorist organization that might be behind it all...
And they're all connected to one man: a science-fiction author with more information than seems possible, whose books may hold the key to either saving reality or destroying it.
o A mind-bending story that ties in with past Kindt works (Revolver).
o Action, mystery, and altered reality!
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman, Sophie Campbell (A/CA) Sophie Campbell
As the Turtles struggle to come together in the face of recent setbacks, Old Hob's unusual new enforcers make their presence known. Will they be friend or foe?
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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DYNAMITE
(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Jacob Edgar (CA) Ben Oliver
An all-new series by RYAN PARROTT (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and JACOB EDGAR (Red Sonja)! It's been six months since the events of the Army of Darkness film...Ash is just trying to settle down and get back to his groovy ways. But dammit, DEADITE-POSSESSED strangers keep attacking him at every turn. Why is evil following everywhere he turns, and what happens when an awful splinter spell causes Ash to become...TEAM ASH!?

And, because it's February, we're celebrating Valentine's Day with a special variant by artist Sebastian Piriz!
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Greg Pak (A) Lalit Kumar Sharma (CA) Marc Aspinall
Mal matches wits with a serial killer! The newly minted Sheriff Mal (don't call him that, though) and Boss Moon are given their first big case as local law enforcement-to hunt down and arrest a serial killer haunting their new town! As Mal and Moon dig deeper into the mystery behind the suspicious murders, a surprising new benefactor strolls in, offering new technology and new beginnings for the townspeople...all courtesy of the Blue Sun
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
(W) Eric Powell, Tom Sniegoski (A) Brett Parson (CA) Eric Powell
The mystery man behind the dastardly deeds of Mr. Dapper finally revealed in this shocking episode of the Goon!
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $3.99
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AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Mark Sable (A) Maan House (CA) Jeremy Haun
Abdul Alhazred is an Arab-American folklore professor-turned-soldier whose fear of death stems from uncertainty about the existence of an afterlife. Then he joins THE GODKILLERS, a special forces unit tasked with ?ghting insurgents who use mythological creatures as weapons of mass destruction. Now that he knows that the supernatural exists, he'll have to decide which is worse - death or the nightmarish monsters he thought were mere legends. From writer Mark Sable (Grounded, Fearless, Supergirl) and newcomer artist Maan House, THE GODKILLERS is a monster story for the modern age.
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $4.99
PREVIEWS Page #238


Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates, More (A) Cory Smith, More (CA) Geoff Shaw
The death of Rocket? The Guardians of the Galaxy are taking some well-deserved R&R - but their vacation will soon be cut short when a familiar, radically powerful enemy returns. What does this have to do with everyone's favorite raccoon-like weapons expert? The bad news is Rocket is dying. The good news is he still has some fight left in him! Though with only a few Guardians willing to stand beside him...the odds aren't looking good. As the threat of the Universal Church of Truth looms large over the cosmos, can Rocket hold on long enough to make a difference? Plus: Find out what really happened to Nova, Quasar, Adam Warlock and Darkhawk! And who better to tell their stories than Cosmo the space dog? Collecting GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2019) #7-12 and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY ANNUAL (2019) #1.
Rated T+
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $24.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS Page #124

DC COMICS
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Mark Irwin, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza
Alfred Pennyworth...attacked at Wayne manor! Who's hunting those closest to Batman? Commissioner Gordon calls in the Dark Knight Detective when there's a murder at the Gotham City Aquarium-staged to look exactly like Thomas and Martha Wayne's crime scene, right down to the playbill and pearls. How does this bizarre homicide tie into the shadowy monster that attacks Dr. Leslie Thompkins? This creature looks to wage a war on Batman-and it's using Joker gas to do it! Collects Detective Comics #994-999.
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $17.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #47

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Mike Norton (A/CA) Mike Norton
The epic tale of blood and drool continues! It's been a few years since the Last Kinmundian and his faithful Battlepug saved the world from a magical apocalypse, so when a familiar threat emerges, they'll need help from old and new friends alike to get back on the job! A great place for seasoned fans and BATTLEPUG beginners to join the adventure. Collects BATTLEPUG: THE SERIES #1-5.
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $16.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Jordie Bellaire (A) David Lopez (CA) Marc Aspinall
* Buffy Summers, the Slayer - the Chosen One meant to save the world from the literal evil forces of hell - must save her friend Xander before he dies and returns as a vampire.
* As Giles and Willow each take drastic measures to find a cure, Buffy faces off against a new enemy.
* Eisner Award-nominated writer Jordie Bellaire (Redlands) and artist David Lopez (Captain Marvel) present the next chapter of the fearless pop culture reimagining that generated headlines worldwide.
* Collects Buffy the Vampire Slayer #5-8.
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $14.99
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Toys & Merchandise

DC COMICS
The latest addition to the DC Gallery Batcowl line is the Knightfall Batman Cowl in metallic blue. Fans of Batman will recognize this quintessential look from "Knightquest," in which Jean-Paul Valley takes over the mantle of Batman. This cowl stands out among the rest as perhaps the most distinctive of the line.
* Limited to 5,000 pieces and individually numbered
* Statue measures approximately 6.51" tall
* Allocations may occur
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $99.00
DC PREVIEWS Page #93

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! Premier heroes deserve Premier Collection Statues! Each of these approximately 12-inch scale statues depicts the character as they appear in Avengers: Endgame. Limited to only 3,000 pieces each, each sculpture comes packaged in a hand-numbered, full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Black Widow sculpted by Rocco Tartamella. Captain America sculpted by Jorge Santos Souza.
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $150.00

MEZCO TOYS
From Mezco Toys. Intergalactic guardian of Sector 2814, Harold 'Hal' Jordan, is presented in his Green Lantern Corps uniform. Intricately detailed and featuring a 3D chest insignia, his fitted suit features wrist gauntlets, combat gloves, and mid-calf boots. Included is a real light-up Power Battery lantern as used by the Green Lantern Corps to recharge their power rings. Activate the light-up feature by placing the right fisted hand in the recess of the lantern. The One:12 Collective Hal Jordan features a One:12 Collective body that features 32 points of articulation and stands about 6.5" tall! He comes with eleven interchangeable hands that include smoke, star, shield blast and energy ball effects, plus two interchangeable heads and Power Battery with ring activated light-up function! Hal comes with a One:12 Collective display base with logo and adjustable display post for easy posing! Each One:12 Collective Hal Jordan figure is packaged in a collector friendly box, designed with fans in mind!
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $85.00

DC COMICS
(W) Usual Gang of Idiots (A/CA) Usual Gang of Idiots
America's longest-running humor magazine continues to skewer everything pop culture! February's TV-themed issue is packed with new, original content and a wide variety of vintage MAD favorites (because so many boobs have been on the tube)! Featuring a new "The Shadow Knows"  by Sergio Aragonés, a new Spy vs. Spy by Peter Kuper, and more, MAD will surely make the whole family laugh...while still managing to piss off some folks.
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $5.99
DC PREVIEWS Page #47


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