Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels, & Toys for 9/15

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 on September 15th!

See all the New Releases for September 15th here!

Comics

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Dan Slott, Mark Waid (A) John Romita, More (CA) Mark Brooks
A TITANIC 60TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE!
The entire Kang bloodline is out to destroy every era of the Fantastic Four! How can Reed, Sue, Ben and Johnny hope to survive simultaneous attacks across their lifetimes by Rama Tut, the Scarlet Centurion, Kang the Conqueror and Kang's final descendant, the sinister Scion?! Join the FF and some special surprise guest stars as John Romita Jr. returns to Marvel and joins forces with writer Dan Slott for this celebratory adventure! Marvel's First Family will literally never be the same again!
Plus: Mark Waid and Paul Renaud deliver dramatic new insights into the origin of the fabulous foursome in an all-new anniversary tale!
Rated T
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $9.99
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MARVEL COMICS
(W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) Aaron Kuder
"TARGET SKYWALKER"
•  All of DARTH VADER'S careful scheming and brutal power moves to claim HAN SOLO'S frozen body have one ultimate end goal: LUKE SKYWALKER, the only person who could challenge Vader's primacy at the Emperor's side.
•  Now everything comes to a head as father closes in on son and Luke finally grasps a shocking truth...
•  ...one that will shape his destiny FOREVER!

Rated T
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
Mind-bending sci-fi collides with Cold War thriller in this six-issue miniseries by the bestselling and Eisner-winning creative team behind GIDEON FALLS!
In 1957, the USSR launched the dog, Laika, into Earth's orbit. Two years later, the USA responded with two monkeys, Able and Baker. These animals never returned. But, unbeknownst to everyone, they did not die in orbit...they were taken. And now they are coming home.
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Robert Kirkman (A) Charlie Adlard (CA) David Finch (A/CA) Dave McCaig
The most brutal of fights erupts between the best of friends.
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Cavan Scott (A/CA) Rachael Stott
Follow former Jedi turned saber-for-hire monster hunter Ty Yorrick in this adventure-packed High Republic miniseries by Cavan Scott and Rachael Stott!
  Ty begins the trek up Temple Peak, but the mountain's hungry creatures and slippery edges put her rusty Force skills to the test. Dangerous monsters, cliffs, and battles are second nature for Ty, though. But dealing with people? Well, that may be the hardest part of her mission...
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $4.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Mary Kenney (A) SL Gallant (CA) E. J. Su
The Monster in the Lake! Nature can't be contained in this brand-new issue of Godzilla Rivals!
   Something is trapped in Lake Ikeda-Mothra, the ancient and beautiful guardian of nature and humanity! But when one kaiju awakens, Godzilla is sure to be close behind...
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $7.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Jude Ellison S. Doyle (A) A.L. Kaplan (CA) Ariela Kristantina
What happens when one woman becomes the real monster society has always made her out to be?  Dragged by her sister Wendy to a feminist retreat on the remote island of Angitia, Marion Angela Weber hopes to gain some perspective and empowerment... that isn't at the bottom of a bottle.  But everything is horribly derailed after an assault on their first night there. The violent encounter awakens something in Marion she never imagined, triggering warped mutations in her body, and awakening a hunger she can't bring herself to name.  When the townsfolk react with suspicion and violence, what unforgivable act will transform Marion into the very monster they've made her out to be?  A provocative five-issue horror series by award-winning journalist and opinion writer Jude Ellison S. Doyle (Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power) and artist A.L. Kaplan (Full Spectrum Therapy) that explores the anger of women trapped by society's expectations and the reclamation of power through collective rage, perfect for readers of Redlands and Something is Killing the Children.
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Francesco Mortarino (CA) Gerald Parel
Will the Omega Rangers be able to enlist the last Emissary to help to defeat the Empyreals?

The Omega Rangers attempt to question the enigmatic Yellow Emissary, who may know the secret of the Empyreals undoing.

But even if they can convince the Yellow Emissary to help, it may be too late if Drakkon isn't on the same page...

The fate of the Omega Rangers and the Yellow Emissary hang in the balance as they all fight for their lives!
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson (A/CA) Laurence Campbell
Before they can track down an errant copy of Gustav Strobl's Witchcraft and Demonology, Hellboy and B.P.R.D. agent Susan Xiang are sidetracked by a beset housewife's pleas for help. Unraveling the mystery of an unwanted house guest may lead the occult investigators right to where they wanted to be, but also right into demonic danger.

Celebrated writer Mike Mignola and longtime collaborator Chris Roberson bring you yet another hit Hellboy one-shot, with art by the extraordinary Laurence Campbell and colors by Dave Stewart.
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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DYNAMITE
(W) Tom Sniegoski, Jeannine Acheson (A) Daniel Maine (CA) Adam Hughes
From the writers of Vengeance of Vampirella, and the Vampirella Valentine's Day Special 2021 comes a mind-splitting event!  
A different Vampirella for every thread-for every kind of story-across the Fabric of time and space.  A Vampirella of every conceivable notion born to protect her particular reality . . . but now something-someone-is killing them and stealing away their precious life energies and growing in power.  It is up to the Vampirella of one of these universes to gather some of her special sisters to stop this growing threat and keep it from destroying the Creator of all things-the Artist-and preventing the unraveling of all reality.

THOMAS E. SNIEGOSKI is the author of more than two dozen novels for adults, teens, and children. His teen fantasy YA series Fallen was adapted into a trilogy of monstrously successful TV movies by ABC Family Channel. His other books for teens include Sleeper Code, Sleeper Agenda, Legacy, and Force Majeure, as well as the series The Brimstone Network. The author's first adult novel, A Kiss Before the Apocalypse, developed into a series of novels about the character Remy Chandler.

Sniegoski's work for younger readers includes the Billy Hooten: Owlboy series and the fantasy quartet Magic Zero, which he co-authored with Christopher Golden. Magic Zero is in development as a film at Universal. Sniegoski and Golden have also collaborated on the adult dark fantasy series The Menagerie, and multiple creator-owned comic book series, including The Sisterhood, which is being prepped for a feature film by InterMedia, and Talent, currently in development at Universal after a major bidding war.

As a comic book writer, Sniegoski's work includes Stupid, Stupid Rat Tails, a prequel miniseries to international hit Bone. Sniegoski has also written the Bone: Quest for the Spark novels. Sniegoski collaborated with Bone creator Jeff Smith on the prequel, making him the only writer Smith has ever asked to work on those characters. Sniegoski and Golden also wrote the graphic novel BPRD: Hollow Earth, a spinoff from Hellboy.

Sniegoski was born and raised in Massachusetts, where he still lives with his wife LeeAnne and their dog, Kirby.
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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SCOUT COMICS
(W) Tom Lintern (A/CA) Tom Lintern
After a near-death experience, a mall cop goes undercover as a manager at an all-you-can-eat buffet. With the help of his coworkers and a supercomputer/microwave called M.I.T.T. (Mall Industries Two Thousand), he takes on crime boss Robogrannie and her gang of thugs!
In Shops: Sep 01, 2021
SRP: $7.99
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ARTISTS WRITERS & ARTISANS INC
(W) Frank Cho (A/CA) Frank Cho
Ten hard-as nails women face off in an ancient contest of champions where the winner truly takes all: the title of "Queen of the Galaxy." To win the challenge, each contestant must survive the hazards of the planet's harsh landscape, the ferocious predators on and below its surface, and their fellow contestants. This edition of the contest has a twist: one of the contestants is an infiltrator who has her eye on something bigger than the prize. Who is she and what does she really want?
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Natacha Bustos, Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Taurin Clarke
Nothing will ever be the same for the Morales family! The battle against Ultimatum is over, but Miles and his family will bear the scars for the rest of their lives. A day with Starling may raise Miles' spirits, but there's always another shoe about to drop - like symbiote dragons attacking Brooklyn! And that's not the worst thing unleashed by the King in Black: Knull has taken over one of Miles' friends and is using them to go after the young Spider-Man! If Miles can come out of this ordeal unscathed, he'll face an even greater one when the Assessor's machinations are revealed at last - and Miles' Clone Saga will mess up his life even worse than Peter Parker's did! Collecting MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN #22-28.
Rated T
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $19.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Tony Fleecs (A) Brad Simpson, Tone Rodriguez (CA) Tony Fleecs (A/CA) Trish Forstner
It's scary being the new dog.
In this suspenseful new series, readers meet Sophie, a dog who can't remember what happened. She doesn't know how she ended up in this house. She doesn't recognize any of these other dogs. She knows something terrible happened, but she just...can't...recall...Wait! Where's her lady? Now Sophie has to figure out where she is, what's happening, and how she's going to survive this. They say there's no such thing as a bad dog-just bad owners.
STRAY DOGS is a heartbreakingly adorable suspense thriller by My Little Pony comic artists TONY FLEECS and TRISH FORSTNER. It's Lady and the Tramp meets Silence of the Lambs.
COLLECTS STRAY DOGS #1-5
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $16.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Brahm Revel (A/CA) Brahm Revel
The newest TMNT member, Jennika, is back with another solo adventure, descending into the depths of Mutant Town to unravel a terrible mystery affecting its citizens!

Mutants are turning into monsters and fear is spreading in Mutant Town. Jennika takes to the underworld to get to the bottom of the situation, but enemies old and new await! As she delves deeper into the mystery in search of answers to the bizarre transformations that have been affecting her fellow citizens she is forced to work with a former enemy, realizing that the situation is far more complicated and dangerous than she originally thought!
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $19.99
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VIZ LLC
(W) Hidenori Kusaka (A) Satoshi Yamamoto
Reuniting with the missing Sun, Lillie, along with the others, manages to find and free her mother, Lusamina, from Nihelga. Meanwhile, Moon seems to be attacking her friends!
Will Moon be able to escape Faba's clutches?
For all ages.
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $4.99
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VIZ LLC
(W) Akira Himekawa (A) Akira Himekawa
Midna tells Link about the time before she came to the world of Light and how the evil wizard Zant turned her into her current form. Bitter and angry, Midna only used other people to get her revenge. Link needs Midna's help now more than ever and his forgiveness may give her the strength to continue the fight. Ahead of them, in the Twilight Realm itself, lie greater dangers than they have faced before, as well as Midna's nemesis, the scheming sorcerer Zant.
For teen audiences.
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $9.99
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VIZ LLC
(W) Rumiko Takahashi (A) Rumiko Takahashi
Exorcise your destiny in an era-spanning supernatural adventure from manga legend Rumiko Takahashi!
Teenage Nanoka travels back in time to early 19th-century Japan and meets teenage exorcist Mao. What is the thread of fate that connects them? Together, they seek answers...and kick some demon butt along the way!
Nanoka passes through a portal into Taisho-era Japan, a world populated by phantom people, monstrous yokai and a surly young exorcist named Mao. When Nanoka returns to the present, she discovers she has some new, unusual abilities. So she goes back to the past looking for answers, only to get caught up in Mao's investigation of a demon crime. As her questions about herself multiply, she learns that Mao is cursed by a cat demon called Byouki-and so is his sword. If anyone but Mao attempts to wield it, they are doomed. But when Mao's life is in jeopardy, Nanoka picks up his blade and swings...!
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $9.99
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Toys & Merchandise

ENESCO CORPORATION
From Enesco. Inspired by the wonderful world of DC Comics, Jim Shore takes his own spin on Gotham City and its colorful cast of heroes and villains! The famous Batman and Robin team (8" tall) faces off against Catwoman (8 1/2" tall) and Harley Quinn (7 1/2" tall), while it's Batman vs. The Joker (9 1/4" tall) with the fate of Gotham in the balance! The famous Batmobile (3 1/2" tall) is available, too, as well as a recreation of a vintage Batman Comic Book Cover (8" tall). Each piece is made of polyresin and comes packaged in an attractive gift box.
In Shops: Jul 07, 2021
SRP: $85.00
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QUANTUM MECHANIX INC
From Quantum Mechanix. Inspired by Nickelodeon's beloved Avatar: The Last Airbender, behold as Aang demonstrates his mastery of air in the new Aang Q-Fig Max Elite! In this figure, Aang conjures a furious maelstrom powerful enough to shield himself with a fury that can even erode stone. The winds whip around Aang, lifting leaves and rocks high into the air. Perched high on a cliffside, Aang bends the whirlwind with his wooden staff while dressed in the traditional robes of the Air Nomads and Aang's loyal companion Momo soars and glides on the gusts high above him. The colossal figure stands approximately 9" tall from the base of the clouds to the tip of Momo's outstretched wing.
In Shops: Aug 04, 2021
SRP: $49.95

NECA
From NECA. Joining the adorably creepy Toony Terrors line are Quint and shark from Jaws! This 2-pack will include the pair in 6-inch scale, with machete and harpoon spear accessories for Quint and an extra fin for the shark. Comes in window box packaging with a bonus cutout backdrop.
In Shops: Aug 25, 2021
SRP: $30.99

FUNKO
From Funko. Join Eddie Brock and Venom for another adventure in Sony Pictures' Venom: Let There Be Carnage! Collect Venom and Carnage with familiar Funko flair. Each POP! figure measures about 3 3/4" tall and comes packaged in a window box, perfect for display.
In Shops: Aug 25, 2021
SRP: $10.99

FUNKO
From Funko. Join Eddie Brock and Venom for another adventure in Venom: Let There Be Carnage! Collect Venom and Carnage with familiar Funko flair. Each Pop! figure measures about 3 3/4" tall and comes packaged in a window box, perfect for display.
In Shops: Aug 25, 2021
SRP: $10.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Far in the east, lay the mysterious lands of Hakland and Zerrikania. From these mystical lands come the witchers of The School of the Manticore. And from that School comes the legendary Manticore armor. Now you can add this highly detailed and intricately painted figure of Geralt, donned in his own Manticore armor with drawn sword to your collection.

The figure stands at 7.75" tall and includes a 1.5" tall base.
In Shops: Sep 15, 2021
SRP: $59.99
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FUNKO
From Funko. Expand your Dragon Ball Z collection with this new wave of Pop! Vinyl figures! Now you can collect Final Form Frieza, First Form Cell, Prince Vegeta, Vegito, Dr. Gero, Kami, SS Gohan with Noodles, and SS Goku with his Kamehameha wave! Each Pop! figure stands about 3 3/4" tall and comes packaged in a collector-friendly window box.
In Shops: Jun 09, 2021
SRP: $10.99

ABYSSE AMERICA INC
From Abysse America. Luffy is more determined than ever to become the king of pirates, and there's nothing or no one to stop him! Always wearing his straw hat, he's getting ready to fight his enemies on this One Piece Acryl by ABYstyle!
In Shops: Jun 09, 2021
SRP: $29.99

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