PREVIEWSworld’s Featured This Week Comics & Graphic Novels for 12/13

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 December 13.

Aliens: Dead Orbit #4

Dark Horse Comics

(W/A/CA) James Stokoe

With one last gambit aboard the space station, Wascylewski finds himself ambushed by two more deadly xenomorphs that will stop at nothing until he's dead. The conclusion to Orc Stain creator James Stokoe's thrilling and claustrophobic Aliens saga!

Item Code: MAY170059
Price: $3.99
In Shops 12/13/2017

Detective Comics #970

DC Comics

(W) James TynionIV (A) Joe Bennett (CA) Guillem March

"Fall of the Batmen" part two! Spoiler and the team still have unfinished business to resolve...and unfortunately for everyone, the Victim Syndicate feels the same way!

Item Code: OCT170251
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #102
In Shops 12/13/2017

The Flash #36

DC Comics

(W) Joshua Williamson, Michael Moreci (A) Howard Porter (CA) Barry Kitson

"A Cold Day in Hell" part one! When one of The Flash's Rogues is murdered inside Iron Heights prison, Barry Allen throws himself deep into the case, still reeling from the turmoil of his personal life! But when the clues begin to reveal an even greater conspiracy at work, The Flash soon discovers Iron Heights' deadliest secret.

Item Code: OCT170255
Price: $2.99
PREVIEWS Page #103
In Shops 12/13/2017

My Little Pony Holiday Special

IDW Publishing

(W) James Asmus (A/CA) Brenda Hickey

The New Year is around the corner, and the ponies of Equestria are ready to celebrate in some very silly and unexpected ways! (Except Pinkie Pie. Her celebrations are always silly and unexpected.)

Item Code: OCT170491
Price: $4.99
PREVIEWS Page #175
In Shops 12/13/2017


The Wicked & The Divine Christmas Annual #1

Image Comics

(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Kris Anka & Various (CA) Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson

Jamie said "It's a shame we never saw any of the gods' early funtimes," and Kieron said "Yeah," and then they looked at each other, and then called all their talented friends to do a Christmas album of (mostly) fan service! Inanna and Baal getting it on! Lucifer and Sakhmet getting it on! Dionysus giving Baphomet a lift in a crappy car! And more! This one has it all.

Item Code: OCT170608
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #202
In Shops 12/13/2017

The Amazing Spider-Man #792

Marvel Comics

(W) Dan Slott (A) Ryan Stegman (CA) Alex Ross


Spider-Man finds himself between Eddie and a mysterious new figure! And Black Cat and her gang find themselves face-to-face with an amped-up villain named Maniac that might just rip those faces right off.

Item Codes: OCT170879
Price: $3.99
In Shops 12/13/2017

Star Wars #40

Marvel Comics

(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) David Marquez

ASHES OF JEDHA part 3. As Queen Trios' forces move in to strip what's left of Jedha, the Rebellion and the remaining Partisans struggle to save the planet for its survivors! The echoes of Rogue One continue to be heard through the Rebellion!

Item Code: OCT170972
Price: $3.99
In Shops 12/13/2017

Invader Zim #26

Oni Press

(W/A/CA) Sarah Graley

Special one-shot issue written and illustrated by Sarah Graley. There's a new kid in skool, and his name is GIR...B? GIRB?! That's just GIR with an extra B tacked on the end! But somehow the skoolkids are all fooled-except ZIM of course, he'd recognize his lackey... er, slave... er, servant?... anywhere! And also Dib, because he's the only one who can see through bad human disguises, apparently.

Item Code: OCT171724
Price: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #384
In Shops 12/13/2017

Batman Volume 4: The War Of Jokes And Riddles TP

DC Comics

(W) Tom King (A) Mikel Janin & Various (CA) Mikel Janin

The Riddler and The Joker are at war! As the battle rages, the villains of Gotham City are forced to choose side or be caught in the crossfire. As the conflict spreads to every corner of Gotham City, Batman battles back both side's forces, and an unlikely criminal becomes the key to a potential resolution... but is the price of peace too high? Collects Batman #25-32.

Item Code: SEP170400
Price: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #127
In Shops 12/13/2017


Star Wars: Rogue One

IDW Publishing

(W) Alessandro Ferrari (A) Various (CA) Eric Jones

The Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon, is nearing completion, and the Rebel Alliance may be doomed. Enter Jyn Erso, daughter of the Death Star's reluctant creator, who desperately seeks to save her father from Imperial control. On her quest, she'll join forces with Rebel spy Cassian Andor, reprogrammed Imperial droid K-2SO, and other supporters of the Rebel cause, only to discover that their goals may differ crucially from her own. It all culminates in a saga-defining showdown on the tropical planet Scarif, with Jyn and her friends attempting to steal the Death Star's plans and keep hope for the Rebellion alive, leading directly into the iconic opening scene of Star Wars: Episode IV. The epic scope of Star Wars meets the signature style of Disney animation to deliver an entirely new experience for fans of the blockbuster film.

Item Code: OCT170517
Price: $9.99
In Shops 12/13/2017

Bitch Planet Triple Feature Volume 1 TP

Image Comics

(W) Cheryl Lynn Eaton & Various (A) Maria Frohlich & Various (CA) Valentine De Landro

Deconnick & De Landro Present: The Triple Feature! Ripped directly from the world of Bitch Planet, a crack team of creators spin 15 teeth-clenching tales of rage, revolution, and ridicule. Patriarchy beware...this sci-fi kidney punch can't be stopped! 100% Grade-A satire. Accept no substitutes. Collects Bitch Planet: Triple Feature #1-5. Mature Readers.

Item Code: OCT170620
Price: $16.99
PREVIEWS Page #203
In Shops 12/13/2017

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man Volume 1 — Into The Twilight TP

Marvel Comics

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Adam Kubert & Various (CA) Adam Kubert

Spider-Man is back in his friendly neighborhood! The wall-crawling wonder returns to New York City, going back to basics for big heroics in the Big Apple while taking on threats old and new! A crime ring is tightening around Spidey, and Ironheart could help him zero in on the source - if only she'd stop beating him up. When Spider-Man's old pal, the Human Torch, joins in on the trail of terrifying tech, the web-head and flame-brain will be led to...Wilson Fisk! And they'll find out that the former Kingpin of Crime is still a force to be reckoned with! Plus: What is jolly J. Jonah Jameson up to these days? And Spider-Man's newest ally, the Mason, falls prey to the Vulture! Collecting Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man (2017) #1-6 and material from Free Comic Book Day 2017 (Secret Empire) #1.

Item Code: SEP171007
Price: $17.99
In Shops 12/13/2017

Marvel Gallery: Thor Ragnarok Hulk PVC Figure

Diamond Select Toys

A Diamond Select Toys release! The highly anticipated Thor: Ragnarok movie is bringing us one of the most exciting Hulk looks ever, and this Marvel Gallery PVC Diorama captures him at his most enraged! Measuring approximately 12 inches tall, this sculpture of a fully armored Hulk wielding twin weapons is the must-have collectable from Thor: Ragnarok. Featuring detailed sculpting and paint applications, this 9-inch scale diorama comes packaged in a full-color window box and is in scale to all other Gallery and Femme Fatales figures. Sculpted by Rocco Tartamella!

Item Code: AUG172642
Price: $50.00
PREVIEWS Page #539
In Shops 12/13/2017

Marvel Gallery: Guardians of the Galaxy 2 — Drax & Baby Groot PVC Figure

Diamond Select Toys

A Diamond Select Toys release! The Marvel Gallery line is blasting off into outer space! Three new PVC Dioramas capture the space-faring cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the latest blockbuster entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Star-Lord with his jet-pack, Gamora with Rocket, and Drax with Groot each measure approximately 9-11 inches tall with highly detailed sculpting and paint applications. Each comes packaged in a full-color window box. Sculpted by Gentle Giant!

Item Code: MAY172524
Price: $45.00
PREVIEWS Page #522
In Shops 12/13/2017

Star Wars: Episode 4 40th Anniversary Opening Crawl Previews Exclusive Gid Scarf W/Lapel Pin

Mighty Fine

A PREVIEWS Exclusive! Did Rogue One feel naked without the opening crawl? More importantly, do you feel naked without it? Well, now you can wear one around your neck with this scarf featuring the opening crawl from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film, this silk printed scarf also includes a commemorative pin! Scarf is silk printed with glow in the dark ink.

Item Code: MAR178113
Price: $24.99
PREVIEWS Page #623
In Shops 12/13/2017

Wonder Woman 70s Lynda Carter Maquette


Sideshow and Tweeterhead are pleased to present the Wonder Woman Maquette. Inspired by her appearance in The New Adventures of Wonder Woman television series, this statue features a stunning likeness of Lynda Carter, known for her iconic portrayal of Wonder Woman. Hand-painted and created in cold-cast porcelain, the Wonder Woman maquette includes her costume with star decals, bracelets, and wire lasso. Don't miss your chance to add Wonder Woman to your Classic TV Series collection!

Item Code: JAN178992
Price: $249.99
PREVIEWS Page #544
In Shops 12/13/2017

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