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Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels, & Toys for 10/20

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 October 20th!

See all the New Releases for October 20th here!

Comics

MARVEL COMICS
PHOENIX SONG ECHO #1 (OF 5)
(W) Rebecca Roanhorse (A) Luca Maresca (CA) Cory Smith
STRAIGHT OUT OF HER TRANSFORMATION IN AVENGERS, ECHO GETS AN
EXHILARATING SOLO SERIES FROM BESTSELLER REBECCA ROANHORSE!
Against all odds, one of the most powerful entities in the Marvel Universe chose Maya Lopez, a deaf street fighter, as its new avatar. And the burning question on everyone's minds is: WHY?! But Echo is the last person to answer. Still learning her new cosmic abilities - and struggling with the Phoenix's overwhelming personality - Echo strikes out to return to her roots. But the reservation has even fewer answers. And where power goes, evil follows. Someone wants Echo to fail - and unleash a power only the greatest heroes in
history have been able to control. Avengers artist Luca Maresca joins superstar writer Rebecca Roanhorse for a story that will light the universe on fire!


RATED T+
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $4.99
PREVIEWS Page #52

MARVEL COMICS
THOR #18
(W) Donny Cates (A) Pasqual Ferry (CA) Olivier Coipel
MEET ASGARD'S NEW MASTER OF SPIES - THROG!
After the events of "Revelations," Thor has a top secret mission that only one trusted ally can carry out: Throg, the Frog of Thunder! Guest artist Pasqual Ferry makes a return trip to Asgard for this unique tale of otherworldly espionage, one that will have a profound
impact on the future of the Marvel Universe!

RATED T+
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #63

IMAGE COMICS
GUNSLINGER SPAWN #1 CVR A BOOTH
(W) Todd McFarlane, Ales Kot (A) Philip Tan, Kevin Keane (A/CA) Brett Booth
Introducing the launch of the second new monthly title spinning out of the SPAWN UNIVERSE, with one of the most popular characters in the entire SPAWN mythology! This book contains three
separate GUNSLINGER stories, each taking a look at his journey through time - from the wild, wild west to the 21st century.

Will his 200-year-old past come back to haunt him as he navigates the strange world of 2021? Get ready for the past and present to collide in this new ongoing title!
In Shops: Oct 27, 2021
SRP: $5.99
PREVIEWS Page #44

IMAGE COMICS
HELLCOP #1 CVR A HABERLIN & VAN DYKE (MR)
(W) Brian Haberlin (A/CA) Brian Haberlin, Geirrod Van Dyke
"WELCOME TO HELL"

When mankind first broke through the walls between dimensions, nothing could have prepared them for what they would find in Known Reality Plane 1301-A: it was absolute Hell. Literally. A covert security force was quickly assembled to patrol the Hellplane and ensure that none of the nastier denizens made their way Earthside. They were dubbed the Pan-Dimensional Security Corps.

The HELLCOPS.
In Shops: Oct 27, 2021
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #48

IDW PUBLISHING
TMNT ONGOING #122 CVR A NISHIJIMA
(W) Sophie Campbell (A/CA) Jodie Nishijima
The fallout from the confrontation between the Mutanimals and the TMNT continues with many questioning what direction Mutant Town is headed for. While the Turtles discuss their new path forward, Hob begins to set his sights on a new target: Baxter Stockman!
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #139

IDW PUBLISHING
MY LITTLE PONY GENERATIONS #1 CVR A MEBBERSON
(W) Casey Gilly (A) Michela Cacciatore (CA) Amy Mebberson
A brand-new Pony adventure begins here, encompassing generations both old and new when G1 and Friendship is Magic collide!  

A long time ago, an evil witch named Hydia sought to destroy pony-kind. Now her granddaughters, Grackle and Dyre, are back to finish the job!

With the School of Friendship overloaded with students, Starlight Glimmer and the Mane Six reach out for help. Enter: Violet Shiver, Shadow Storm, and Black Belle! But these ponies aren't quite what they seem; in fact, they're working for Grackle and Dyre! With their sights set on revenge and a brand-new Smooze on hand, the young witches and their dastardly creations are ready to cause some mayhem...
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #133

BOOM! STUDIOS
DUNE HOUSE ATREIDES #11 (OF 12) CVR A CAGLE (MR)
(W) Brian Herbet, Kevin J. Anderson (A) Dev Pramanik (CA) Evan Cagle
The newly crowned Duke Leto Atreides has been framed for a crime he did not commit and must risk everything to prove his innocence to Imperium's royal houses. Will it work or will Baron Harkonnen's evil plan finally come to fruition?

The Bene Gesserit assert their influence once more, having predicted a great importance in the Atreides bloodline, one that will influence the coming of their messiah - the Kwisatz Haderach!
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $4.99
PREVIEWS Page #219

BOOM! STUDIOS
EAT THE RICH #3 (OF 5) CVR A TONG (MR)
(W) Sarah Gailey (A) Pius Bak (CA) Kevin Tong
Still uncertain about what she saw in Pip's office, Joey confides in Kitty...but Kitty's response only confuses her more, leaving Joey with no choice but to play along with the family.

Until Fourth of July, when at a party Joey suspects what she thought she saw then is happening again.

Can Joey come to terms with what is really happening in Crestfall Bluffs... and can she still walk away alive?
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #224

DARK HORSE COMICS
MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE REVELATION #4 (OF 4) CVR A WILKINS
(W) Kevin Smith, Rob David, Tim Sheridan (A) Mindy Lee (CA) Dave Wilkins
In this final issue He-Man and Teela confront Skeletor about the destructive Orlax monster he unleashed and demand his help in a story that leads directly to the opening episode of the new Netflix show written by Kevin Smith!  

o The official prequel to the upcoming Netflix show!
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #105

DARK HORSE COMICS
CRITICAL ROLE: TALES OF EXANDRIA #1 (OF 4) (RES)
(W) Darcy Van Poelgeest (A) CoupleofKooks (CA) Helen Mask
Leylas Kryn, the Bright Queen of the Kryn Dynasty, has spent multiple lives in pursuit of assembling the Luxon. With her eternal lover Quana at her side, she will stop at nothing to use its otherworldly power to bring a Golden Age to the peoples under her rule. So when what might be the final piece of the Luxon appears nearby, Leylas sends Quana to collect it . . . with consequences that may threaten the entire Dynasty!

Critical Role Game Master Matthew Mercer joins Eisner Award-winning writer Darcy van Poelgeest (Little Bird)!
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #99

DYNAMITE
PURGATORI #1 CVR A FUSO
(W) Ray Fawkes (A) Alvaro Sarraseca (CA) Antonio Fuso
DEBUT ISSUE!  From the team that brought you the seismic VAMPIRELLA VS. PURGATORI series comes the solo follow-up for the demon of dark humor!  Purgatori's really living the vampire demon life. She's got Lilith's nasty mind worm eating her willpower. She's going bug-nuts crazy. And now, there are a bunch of witches targeting her with their weird body-snatching schemes. Clearly, it's time for some quiet introspection and careful planning, right?  Get ready for bloody mayhem instead!
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #157

ARTISTS WRITERS & ARTISANS INC
FIGHT GIRLS #4
(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: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99
PREVIEWS Page #286

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

MARVEL COMICS
ALIEN TP VOL 01 BLOODLINES
(W) Philip Kennedy Johnson (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Inhyuk Lee
The iconic cinematic terror makes its Marvel debut! Gabriel Cruz gave his life to the Weyland-Yutani Corporation - almost literally, thanks to an alien attack he barely survived! Recently retired, Cruz is trying to patch things up with his abandoned son with the help of his friend, a Bishop-model android. But his re-entry into civilian life is not going smoothly, and his encounters with the deadly Xenomorphs are far from over! Now, Cruz has only one chance to save his son from the horrific fate he barely escaped. The clock toward total collapse is ticking. The aliens are loose! Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Salvador Larroca team up for an all-new tale of the sci-fi/horror titan that has terrified audiences for decades. No one is safe. No one is innocent. And no one can hear you scream. Collecting ALIEN #1-6.
Parental Advisory
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $17.99
PREVIEWS Page #104

IMAGE COMICS
PAPER GIRLS COMP STORY TP
(W) Brian K. Vaughan (A) Matt Wilson (A/CA) Cliff Chiang
Finally, the entire Eisner Award-winning epic in one complete volume, featuring a new cover from
co-creator CLIFF CHIANG!

Four twelve-year-old newspaper delivery girls from the year 1988 uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this critically acclaimed series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood.

COLLECTS PAPER GIRLS #1-30.
In Shops: Oct 27, 2021
SRP: $49.99
PREVIEWS Page #64

DARK HORSE COMICS
COMPLETE AMERICAN GODS HC (MR)
(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Mark Buckingham (A) P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton, Colleen Doran, Galen Showman, Walter Simonson (CA) David Mack (A/CA) Glenn Fabry
The complete American Gods comic series, adapted by comics legend P. Craig Russell from the award-winning novel by Neil Gaiman, in a deluxe, oversized collection with slipcase and ribbon.

Shadow Moon, fresh out of jail, finds his wife dead, his life in shambles, and nowhere to turn. But a chance meeting with the mysterious Mr. Wednesday thrusts him into the center of a conflict between new and old gods, where the future of human and divine life is at stake.

"The Holy Grail of Gaiman comics." ?SyFy Wire

"An atmospheric, beautifully illustrated take on Gaiman's story." ?AV Club
In Shops: Oct 13, 2021
SRP: $124.99
PREVIEWS Page #109

VIZ LLC
BURN WITCH GN VOL 01
(W) Tite Kubo (A) Tite Kubo
Behind the world you think you know lies a land of magic and fairy tales-but Reverse London isn't the pretty picture that's painted in children's books. Fairy tales have teeth, and the dedicated agents of Wing Bind are the only thing standing between you and the real story.
For teen audiences.
In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #433

KODANSHA COMICS
ATTACK ON TITAN OMNIBUS TP VOL 01 VOL 1-3 (MR)
(W) Isayama Hajime (A/CA) Isayama Hajime
It's never been easier to attack Attack on Titan than with these new, giant-sized 3-in-1 omnibus editions! If you've been waiting for the final anime season to check out the do-or-die shonen adventure that defined a decade, now's your chance. These new books tuck almost 600 pages of manga behind a specially-embossed cover, all in a larger size than the regular version. Includes volumes 1-3 of Attack on Titan.
In Shops: Oct 06, 2021
SRP: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #433

Toys & Merchandise

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN CHILD W/PRAM 1/6 SCALE STATUE
A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! When it comes to rides in The Mandalorian, there are none quite so classy as the Child's pram. Grogu chills in style as he cruises along above the ground in his hovering baby carriage, and now you can enjoy the sleek design in this 1/6 scale statue! Measuring approximately 5.5 inches tall, this piece features detailed sculpting and paint applications and a clear support rod to mimic flight. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color box with a certificate of authenticity.
In Shops: Oct 06, 2021
SRP: $120.00
PREVIEWS Page #1020

Hero Collector
DOCTOR WHO TARDIS POLICE BOXES #1 TARDIS THE 11TH DOCTOR
Time And Relative Dimension In Space!
The Doctor's iconic police box time machine has changed its design many times over 50 years of adventures!
Matt Smith's own TARDIS arrived in his 2010 debut episode, The Eleventh Hour.
This series captures each TARDIS as a highly detailed 1:21 scale model, in retail-and-collector friendly packaging.
In Shops: Aug 04, 2021
SRP: $39.95
PREVIEWS Page #1030

FUNKO
POP GAMES POKEMON S7 CHARIZARD VINYL FIG
From Funko. Series 7 of Pokémon POP! figures brings new members to your team! Collect Sitting Pikachu, Charizard, Metallic Charmander, and Horsea! Each Pop! figure stands about 3 3/4" tall and comes packaged in a window box.
In Shops: Aug 25, 2021
SRP: $11.99

FUNKO
POP MARVEL CLASSIC HAWKEYE PX VIN FIG
From Funko. A PREVIEWS Exclusive. Add a new member to your Avengers team with this PREVIEWS Exclusive Hawkeye POP! Vinyl Figure from Funko! Sporting his iconic purple and blue costume and ready to let his arrow fly, this classically cool Hawkeye figure stands about 3 3/4" tall and comes packaged in a collector-friendly window box. This PREVIEWS Exclusive Pop! figure of Master Archer Clint Barton is sure to add some classic flair to any Marvel collection!
In Shops: Oct 06, 2021
SRP: $13.99

FUNKO
POP ANIMATION DBZ S9 SS GOKU W/ KAMEHAMEHA WAVE VINYL FIG (C
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: $11.99

FUNKO
POP GAMES POKEMON S7 PIKACHU SITTING VINYL FIG
From Funko. Series 7 of Pokemon Pop! figures beings new members to your team! Collect Sitting Pikachu, Charizard, Metallic Charmander, and Horsea! Each Pop! figure stands about 3 3/4" tall and comes packaged in a window box.
In Shops: Aug 25, 2021
SRP: $11.99

BEAST KINGDOM CO., LTD
TOY STORY DAH-033 DYNAMIC 8-CTION HEROES SID & SCUD AF
From Beast Kingdom. A little boy with some real anger problems, Sid is always on the lookout to either blow up the toys he comes across, or dissemble them, reorganizing the parts into new, horrifying creations. The Dynamic 8ction Heroes line from Beast Kingdom is back with a new form factor, and bundles of charm to boot! Based on the newly developed DAH Child's' body frame, the 1/9 scale figure has over 20 movable joints and points of articulation. The set includes three replaceable faces with unique expressions, four pairs of replicable hands, miniature Three-eyed Aliens, magnifying glass, as well as a Buzz Lightyear tied to a rocket. Scud, the trouble making dog also makes an appearance with his own pair of replaceable heads to show his happy or angry sides!
In Shops: Jun 09, 2021
SRP: $69.00

HASBRO TOY GROUP
TRANSFORMERS GEN STUDIO SER VOY 86 SWEEP AF CS
From Hasbro Toy Group. Studio Series has always allowed fans to reach past the big screen and build the ultimate Transformers collection inspired by iconic movie scenes from the Transformers movie universe. This Studio Series 86-10 Voyager Class The Transformers: The Movie-inspired Decepticon Sweep figure converts from robot to Cybertronian hovercraft modes in 19 steps. Remove backdrop to showcase Decepticon Sweep in the Heralds of Unicron scene where Unicron reformats fallen Decepticons into the Sweeps: deadly hunters created to track down the Matrix of Leadership.
In Shops: Nov 24, 2021
SRP: $31.49

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