Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels, & Toys for 4/7

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 April 7th!

See all the New Releases for April 7th here!

Comics

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman
WHAT'S A GOD TO A NONBELIEVER?
Rated T+
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $5.99
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MARVEL COMICS
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Federico Vicentini (CA) Mark Bagley
• We all the know the romantic story of R&J! Star-crossed lovers, deep-seeded family enmity, tragic ending...
•  Wait, who are Romeo and Juliet? We're talking about Randy and Janice! Yep, Peter Parker's roommate and The Beetle have been dating and that information finally gets out to their fathers...
•  The Tombstone/Robbie Robertson beef has been brewing since 1988 and is back, big time!

Rated T+
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $4.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Gary Frank
Industry heavyweights GEOFF JOHNS (Superman, Green Lantern, Batman: Three Jokers) and GARY FRANK (Superman, Supergirl, The Incredible Hulk) of DC's DOOMSDAY CLOCK reteam for what will be one of the most anticipated new series of 2021 in the forthcoming GEIGER. This mind blowing new series will take local comic shops by storm in April from Image Comics.

Who are the scavengers of a dying earth? GEIGER is set in the years since a nuclear war ravaged the planet, desperate outlaws battle for survival in a world of radioactive chaos. Out past the poisoned wasteland lives a man even the Nightcrawlers and Organ People fear. Some name him Joe Glow, others call him The Meltdown Man. But his name... is Geiger.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Tony S. Daniel, Tomeu Morey
"FULL THROTTLE DARK," Part Two-Val brings her passengers to their first truckstop - the Neon Grove! But with her brother getting worse by the minute, and dark forces in hot pursuit, our ferryman finds herself faced with a grave decision.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Daniel Jose Older (A/CA) Harvey Tolibao
In the glory days of the Republic, the Jedi stand as guardians of galactic peace-until a powerful new adversary called the Nihil arrives. Zeen accompanies the Jedi to the Starlight Beacon, a glowing symbol of the Jedi and Republic. where she learns what it means to be a Padawan. Meanwhile, Krix and the Nihil fight their way through a Republic blockade to safety, and Krix begins to wonder who this strange man who helped him really is.
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Writer Daniel José Older, bestselling author of Star Wars: Last Shot, and artist Harvey Tolibao bring IDW into The High Republic, a massive publishing crossover spanning comics and prose!
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Bill Mantlo, Ralph Macchio, Steve Parkhouse, Simon Furman (A) Kim DeMulder, Frank Springer, John Ridgeway, Mike Collins (A/CA) Guido Guidi
Some events in history are so incredible, that they've gone down in legend-epic tales of epic heroes and villains. Others remain shrouded in mystery, only surfacing as snippets of the real story. Transformers '84: Legends & Rumors is the perfect companion book to the Secrets & Lies mini-series. Representing the classic stories that inspired the series: "The Transformers" (Transformers #1), "Man of Iron" (Transformers UK #9-12), and the Transformers '84 #0 one-shot!
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $7.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Jed MacKay (A) Ig Guara (CA) Matteo Scalera
* A new beginning for the pop culture phenomenon of Magic starts here from Jed MacKay (Marvel's Black Cat) and Ig Guara (Marvel's Ghost-Spider), perfect for new readers and long time fans.

* Across the vast Multiverse, those gifted with a "spark" can tap into the raw power of Magic and travel across realms -they are Planeswalkers.

* When coordinated assassination attempts on Guildmasters Ral Zarek, Vraska and Kaya rock the city of Ravnica and leave Jace Belleren's life hanging in the balance, a fuse is lit that threatens not just these three Guilds, but the entire plane of Ravnica.

* Now these three must covertly infiltrate the wild plane of Zendikar and form a tenuous alliance to uncover why the targets of the assassins have all been Planeswalkers...

* ...which will lead them straight to one of the most enigmatic characters in Magic history!
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $4.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Daniele Di Nicuolo
* Another case has been opened, and with it, a new path revealed. Caspar and the remaining members of the Order have managed to escape to the world of Faerie...

* ...but are they truly safe?
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Evan Dorkin, Sarah Dyer (A/CA) Benjamin Dewey
The eight-time Eisner Award- winning comic book series blending fantasy and humor returns in a historical adventure blending Japanese and Western occult!
An elder member of the occult-battling pack of Wise Dogs recalls a harrowing mission-in U.S-occupied Japan after World War II, a mysterious curse creates an army of crawling, disembodied heads which threatens to overwhelm the region. Emrys and a team of canine companions attempt to solve the mystery, bringing them into conflict with shape-changing tanuki, evil oni, and a horde of vengeful demons.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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DYNAMITE
(W) Christos Cage (A) Luca Casalanguida (CA) Sean Phillips
James Bond is in the USA...but NOT as part of Her Majesty's Secret Service. Shockingly, he's there as an Agent of SPECTRE, sent to eliminate an upstart rival SPECTRE boss at the bidding of Ernest Blofeld himself! The leverage Blofeld has against Bond is a threat to the life of his one of the few people in the world Bond can trust... but that friend may have the interests of Bond's target as the higher priority!
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Steve Orlando (A) Patrick Piazzalunga (CA) David Talaski
Thirty years ago, the world watched in horror as THE PATRON, a hero sent as humanitarian aid from a different dimension, went punch for punch with WOE, a primordial beast and a perfect match for our mighty protector. In the end, hero and villain alike fell...but the Patron returned - and continues to defend us to this day!
At least, that's what we've all been told.
The truth is, the Patron died that day along with Woe. The UN replaced the Patron with a Reploid, designed to mimic the real Patron and continue on his mission of protection.
Today, the Patron Reploid is secretly piloted by an elite team - a team prepared for anything... except for the death of one of their own.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $4.99
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ABLAZE
(W) Robert E. Howard, Virginie Augustin (A) Virginie Augustin (CA) Brian Level
Robert E. Howard's Conan is brought to life UNCENSORED!  Discover the true Conan, unrestrained, violent, and sexual.  Read the story as he intended!
   A young woman in danger is pursued by her vile master. Conan, whose family has just been wiped out by this same master, puts an end to the beauty's pursuer, and saves her with a blow of his sword. Bound by fate, the couple decide to hit the road together. Their journey takes them to an island where they discover strange ruins inhabited by dark magic. Their paradise-like refuge soon turns into a suffocating nightmare where shadows lurk. Who knows the extent of the dangers that lie there?   They will quickly learn that on an island, the biggest threat does not always come from the outside...
   Iron Shadows in the Moon reveals the genius of its author in describing universes as singular as they are mysterious. With her line, both delicate and powerful, Virginie Augustin illustrates this oppressive and mystical atmosphere, and gives the story a new graphic breath.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Charles Soule (A) Ramon Rosanas, Jan Bazaldua (CA) R. B. Silva
Eradicate all resistance! Commander Ellian Zahra has been tasked by the terrifying Darth Vader with the job of tracking down the remnants of the rebel fleet, scattered across the galaxy since the Battle of Hoth. But what is behind her bitter and personal quest for revenge against Leia Organa? When the powerful, dark secret is revealed, the rebels' Fourth and Seventh Divisions will pay the price! Luke Skywalker, Wedge Antilles and Shara Bey must fly into battle against an onslaught of TIE fighters in one of the greatest dogfights ever witnessed! Meanwhile, the Rebel Alliance's elite operations team, the Pathfinders, will take on a daring heist right under the nose of the Emperor - with Lando and Lobot along for the ride! Collecting STAR WARS (2020) #7-11.

Rated T
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $15.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Emma Kubert, Rusty Gladd (A/CA) Emma Kubert, Rusty Gladd
ADVANCE SOLICITATION!

A powerful sorceress must attempt to correct her greatest mistake - the creation of a magical cat that can travel through time, space, and the seven realms of reality. The cat threatens to unravel the fabric of the universe, doesn't care, and just won't listen! Collects INKBLOT #1-6.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $9.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Stan Sakai (A/CA) Stan Sakai
Presenting the complete saga of rabbit ronin Miyamoto Usagi from the very beginning, in new, definitive color editions!

Before his journey as a wandering, masterless samurai (ronin) began, Usagi underwent intense training under a mountain hermit, Katsuichi-Sensei, taking his first steps down the path of the warrior. Eventually, that path leads him to the pivotal battle of Adachigahara, which serves as the impetus for the host of amazing tales to come.

Collected in full color as never before, discover-or rediscover-the critical origin of Stan Sakai's most beloved character as he tells his story, setting the stage for the decades-long epic that follows. Collects IDW's Usagi Yojimbo Color Classics #1-7, which present 1987's "Samurai" storyline in color for the first time.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $24.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Daniele Di Nicuolo
***** ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR APRIL 2021*****

*  SEVEN SECRETS WILL CHANGE THE WORLD.
*  For centuries, the Order has trusted in Keepers and Holders to guard the Secrets in seven briefcases against all harm but when their stronghold is attacked and the secrets put in peril, the entire Order must face an enemy who knows too much...
*  Now, the Order's newest member, Caspar, must discover the truth of the Secrets before the enemy does, or risk losing everything.
*  Collects Seven Secrets #1-6.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $16.99
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VIZ LLC
(W) Kouhei Horikoshi (A) Kouhei Horikoshi
The confrontation between the heroes and the villains of the Paranormal Liberation Front is about to kick off! With so much at stake, even the students of U.A. have joined the heroes to help in the coming battles. Within the PLF, Hawks continues to play a dangerous game as a double agent, but the villains have fearsome resources of their own, including whatever lurks in the doctor's lab. Plus, with every moment that passes, Tomura Shigaraki comes closer to his ultimate form... When everything goes down, there won't be any going back!
For teen audiences.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $9.99
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VIZ LLC
(W) Koyoharu Gotouge (A) Koyoharu Gotouge
The fight with Kokushibo, the highest-ranking demon among Muzan's servants, is over. Although Himejima and Sanemi defeated Kokushibo and sent him to hell, the price the Demon Slayer Corps has paid is very high. Kiriya Ubuyashiki, the new leader of the Demon Slayers, struggles to recover from the losses. With the battle against Muzan far from over, the remaining fighters will need his help more than ever. Meanwhile, deep within Infinity Castle, Tanjiro and his friends come face-to-face with their nemesis at last...
For teen audiences.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $9.99
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Toys & Merchandise

Hero Collector
A new series of die-cast models featuring ships from Star Trek: Discovery!
Each model will be, on average, between 7 and 10 inches long, and will be based directly on the original VFX models created for the show, ensuring an extraordinary level of detail and accuracy. As always the models will be accompanied by a magazine that profiles the ship and explores the inside story of how it was made.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $54.95
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HASBRO TOY GROUP
From Hasbro Toy Group. The G.I. Joe Classified Series evolves the characters fans know and love into a highly articulated 6-inch scale with premium deco and detailing! This Cobra Infantry figure comes ready for action, with multiple points of articulation for high poseability and 5 character-inspired accessories. And with custom artwork by Kekai Kotaki, the G.I. Joe Classified Series Cobra Infantry package will make a mark on shelves.
In Shops: Mar 31, 2021
SRP: $19.99

FUNKO
From Funko. Celebrate Deadpool's 30th birthday with these POP! figures from Funko. The Merc with a Mouth is all dressed up and ready to party in these 3 3/4" tall figures. Collect Backyard Griller Deadpool, Coffee Barista Deadpool, Dinopool, Flamenco Deadpool, Senator Deadpool, and LARPing Deadpool! Window box packaging.
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $10.99

KOTOBUKIYA
From Kotobukiya. The second artist in this collaborative new series is the globally renowned Takashi Okazaki! Based on the work titled "Barbaric Desert Tribe," this special Tusken Raider statue from Star Wars: A New Hope, is brought to life in Takashi Okazaki's unique vision, to your very own collection. The original artwork that the statue is based off of will be included as an art print with this figure. Keep your eyes peeled for more to come in Kotobukiya's ARTFX Artist Series!
In Shops: Apr 07, 2021
SRP: $199.99

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