Featured This Week Comics, Graphic Novels, & Toys for 6/16

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 June 16th!

See all the New Releases for June 16th here!

Comics

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates, Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) More (A/CA) Ryan Stegman
The Final Chapter in the Book of VENOM by Donny Cates & Ryan Stegman!
This is it, Venomaniacs! The landmark 200th issue starring the most sinister symbiote in the Marvel Universe arrives - and after this, NOTHING WILL BE THE SAME! From Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, and a who's who of artists from the issues that tore Eddie Brock's life asunder and brought the KING IN BLACK to Earth, comes the first chapter of the rest of Venom's life. But in Knull's wake, what even remains of the Lethal Protector?

Rated T+
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $9.99
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MARVEL COMICS
(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Pepe Larraz
THEY CAME TO SLAY!
The HELLFIRE GALA rages on, but bigger things are afoot a world away. Make no mistake - this is an X-Men book drawn by superstar artist Pepe Larraz. It is absolutely the most important issue of the month.
48 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $4.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Tommy Lee Edwards
SPECIAL DOUBLE-SIZED ISSUE!
The next chapter in 2021's Netflix global phenomenon begins here as MARK MILLAR returns for the sequel to one of his most critically acclaimed series. Chloe and Hutch have gotten married and had more children. The superheroes are working in harmony with humanity and creating a perfect world. But all is not well in the Garden of Eden as the Sampson family gets ripped apart and the secrets of the Netflix show's mysterious island begin to be revealed. Order big, as this will be a juggernaut!
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $5.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) Robert Mackenzie, Dave Walker (A/CA) Justin Greenwood
GREG RUCKA proudly presents a new direction in adventure with... COMPASS!

Shahidah El-Amin is many things: scholar, cartographer, astronomer, mathematician, scientist, explorer, adventurer, and - when need be - two-fisted fighter. Setting out from Baghdad's legendary House of Wisdom during the Islamic Golden Age, Shahi's quest brings her to 13th-century Britain... where the Welsh are whispered to possess the secret of eternal life. But Shahi's not the only one after it...

Re-teaming from the pages of THE OLD GUARD: TALES THROUGH TIME, writers ROBERT MACKENZIE and DAVE WALKER (LAZARUS SOURCEBOOK) and artist JUSTIN GREENWOOD (Stumptown, THE FUSE, THE LAST SIEGE) take you on a breathless race. Follow the Compass to unlock the secrets of the ancient world!
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Daniel Jose Older (A/CA) Harvey Tolibao
The Nihil have launched an attack on Burundang. The Republic sends Yoda and his Padawan learners, along with other Republic and Jedi ships, to try to stop them from escaping. Zeen and Lula pursue Krix, hoping for a final confrontation between the two friends.
  
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: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Stan Sakai (A/CA) Stan Sakai
Yukichi, part one.
The introduction of a new recurring character as Usagi encounters a young swordmaster carrying out the dying wish of his master. Yukichi must deliver Itsuki-Sensei's swords to his nephew, Daido, who will take over his school. However, they must pass through the territory of a rival school intent on possessing that heirloom.
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Matt Kindt, Keanu Reeves (A) Ron Garney (CA) Rafael Gramp?
* The shocking history of B is revealed as Diana digs deeper into his memories.
* Meanwhile, the mysterious Caldwell makes his next move to take advantage of this information - and put his master plan into motion.
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Bones Leopard (A/CA) Kelly Matthews, Nichole Matthews
What if Magical Girls weren't Earth's champions at all?

Aoe, Thel, and Gen, better known as the Lovely Trio, first burst onto the scene five years ago when they saved Earth from a surprise space monster attack!

Since then, everyone, including Gigi, whose brother died as a bystander in a Lovely Trio battle, idolizes them as superheroic pop icons.

But when Gigi witnesses the Lovely Trio battling a monster firsthand, she sees something that causes her to question everything she thought she ever knew about her heroes!

A magical new series from the team behind Pandora's Legacy, writer Bones Leopard (Identical) and artists Kelly & Nichole Matthews (Just Beyond), that's perfect for fans of Sailor Moon and Wynd.
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $4.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) Matt Horak (CA) P. Craig Russell
#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner Award-winning comics legend P. Craig Russell breathe new life into the ancient Norse stories by taking readers through the creation of the Nine Worlds to the epic origin and adventures of Thor, Odin, and Loki all the way to the end of life-Ragnarök.

Explore the origins of poetry-good and bad-in this tale of malicious dwarfs, suspicious giants, and the wise god Kvasir, whose eventual fate leads to the creation of a powerful mead that many will fight and die for.

o Faithfully adapted from the original novel!
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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DYNAMITE
(W) Christopher Priest (A) St?phane Roux, Fritz Casas (CA) Lucio Parrillo
Our SIX newly-hired guns defend the peaceful vampires of Ashthorne from Chastity's old flame, the merciless vampire slayer LEVITICUS. Meanwhile, Victory struggles to hide her newfound faith from the team and Vampirella is (literally) not quite herself. also, Nyx's time-mashup adventure builds to a climax, but can she reclaim her hellfire scepter before her remaining life force expires?
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Evan Daugherty (A) Riccardo Mattina (CA) Andy Clarke
A weary and jaded D'Artagnan is drawn into a final conflict with the wicked Cardinal Richelieu, whose ruthless quest for power has led him to the supernatural.  But the Last Musketeer can't defeat these infernal enemies alone.

To save the world, he'll need to join forces with seven iconic swashbuckling heroes: Don Juan, Captain Blood, Cyrano de Bergerac, to name a few.  SEVEN SWORDS, who must overcome their host of differences and work together if they have any hope of thwarting Richelieu's diabolical plans.

From writer EVAN DAUGHERTY (writer of films such as Snow White and the Huntsman,
Divergent and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and illustrator Riccardo Mattina comes high
adventure with a cutting edge!
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $4.99
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ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Danielle Radford (CA) Abigail Starling (A/CA) Shadia Amin
When Mr. Ton has to take a pair of high maintenance clients out for a night on the town, he forces Retsuko to come along.
Ton, Retsuko, and their clients go to a professional wrestling match, where Retsuko finds a kindred spirit in the villain of the show!
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $3.99
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Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates (A) Aaron Kuder, Nic Klein (CA) Olivier Coipel
Something is wrong with Mjolnir! All-Father Thor needs his hammer now more than ever before...and yet the Uru grows heavier with each passing day. What will it take for the God of Thunder to hold on to one of the most powerful weapons in the Multiverse? Thor decides to reinvigorate himself by revisiting his old mortal persona after so many years, but he isn't ready for the Donald Blake that awaits him - and neither is Asgard! As a trapped God of Thunder faces the Midgard Serpent, Jane Foster reckons with her former lover...reborn into reality and now a deadly enemy! With the fate of the Ten Realms in the balance, Thor must find a way to battle a crazed and determined Dr. Donald Blake - and when the hammer comes down, only one man will remain standing! Collecting THOR (2020) #7-14.
Rated T+
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $24.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A) David Rubin, Max Fiumara (CA) Dean Ormston
In Colonel Weird: Cosmagog, sanity-challenged space adventurer Colonel Weird embarks on a strange journey through space and time for something that he's long forgotten with his sanity and life at stake!

In Barbalien: Red Planet, the shape-shifting superhero Barbalien struggles to find his place in the world during the AIDS crisis-something made all the more difficult when a Martian enemy from the past follows him to earth to take him back, dead or alive.

Collects Colonel Weird: Cosmagog and Barbalien: Red Planet in a deluxe, oversized hardcover format with a new cover, sketchbook extras, and more!
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $49.99
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IMAGE COMICS
(W) W. Maxwell Prince (A) Martin Morazzo (CA) Chris O'Halloran
Here comes the Ice Cream Man for another helping of bitter sweets: four more cavity-inducing stories of suffering and surviving-with unlimited sundae toppings. Just try not to rot your teeth on these sickly sequential morsels, which, if you're not careful, could lodge themselves under the gums, deep into the roots, far beyond the reach of even the best dentist.  Now, open wide...
  
Collects ICE CREAM MAN #21-24.
In Shops: Jun 23, 2021
SRP: $16.99
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VIZ LLC
(W) Buronson (A/CA) Tetsuo Hara
In a postapocalyptic world, humanity has risen from the ashes of nuclear war, but only to a nightmare of endless suffering. It is a time of chaos. Gangs of savage marauders and warlords rule the broken ruins of civilization, terrorizing and enslaving the survivors. Life has become a brutal struggle for existence and death the only release.
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $19.99
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VIZ LLC
(W) Bunta Kinami (A/CA) Bunta Kinami
Roman Torchwick's plans have been laid bare, and now it's up to Team RWBY to save the day! This is everything they've been training for at Beacon Academy. Ruby is ready to protect the people of Remnant from Torchwick's machinations, and Weiss, Blake and Yang are right by her side. The final volume of RWBY: The Official Manga is here, and Torchwick doesn't stand a chance!
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $12.99
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Toys & Merchandise

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! Watch out Thor, the Surfer is coming! Swooping down to the surface at incredible speed, the Silver Surfer rides his shimmering surfboard in this dynamic statue. Hand-sculpted by Clayburn Moore based on a classic Marvel Comics cover, this statue pairs well with the Premier Collection Thor statue, and stands approximately 12 inches tall. It is limited to 3,000 pieces and comes packaged in a full-color box with a certificate of authenticity.
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $175.00
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DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! From the distant future, a new line of Gallery PVC Dioramas rises! Starring Godzilla, his allies and his enemies, each diorama features exacting sculptural and paint detail. The second offering features King Ghidorah in his 1991 appearance, from Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah, and measures approximately 10 inches tall. Connect it with Godzilla to form a larger diorama! Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Jorge Santos Souza.
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $89.99
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DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
A Diamond Select Toys release! A man's best friend is his dog, and a dog's best friend is pizza! Hawkeye and his sidekick Pizza Dog spring into action in this all-new Gallery Diorama, inspired by modern Marvel Comics. Cast in high-quality PVC, this approximately 9-inch sculpture features detailed sculpting and paint applications and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Mat Brouillard.
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $49.99
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TMP TOYS / MCFARLANE'S TOYS
A former U.S. Marine who uses his military training and discipline to protect Earth, this Incredibly detailed 7" scale figure of John Stewart based on the comic book Justice League #6 is Designed with Ultra Articulation with up to 22 moving parts for full range of posing and play! Green Lantern comes with Light Projection Machine Gun and base and includes collectable art card with Green Lantern John Stewart artwork on front and character biography on the back.
In Shops: Jun 16, 2021
SRP: $19.99

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