Recommendations for New Books & Comics expected NOVEMBER 2019!

Here are the comics and graphic novels that caught our attention in this month’s Previews!

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From the Previews Catalog #372, SEPTEMBER 2019 (for books arriving mainly in NOVEMBER 2019)…

 

HOUSE OF X / POWERS OF X HC
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Pepe Larraz, R. B. Silva (CA) Mark Brooks
Face the future – and fear the future – as superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINITY, NEW AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) changes everything for the X-Men! In HOUSE OF X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind – one that will bring mutants out of humankind’s shadow and into the light once more! Meanwhile, POWERS OF X reveals mutantkind’s secret history, changing the way you will look at every X-Men story before and after. But as Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men’s future blossoms into trouble for all of mutantdom. Stories intertwine on an epic scale as Jonathan Hickman reshapes the X-Men’s past, present and future! Collecting HOUSE OF X #1-6 and POWERS OF X #1-6.

 

 

 

 

 

NEW MUTANTS #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman, Ed Brisson (A/CA) Rod Reis
THE NEW GENERATION CLAIMS THE DAWN!
The classic New Mutants (Sunspot, Wolfsbane, Mirage, Karma, Magik, and Cypher) get together with a few new friends (Chamber, Mondo) to seek out their missing member and share the good news… a mission that takes them into space alongside the Starjammers!

 

 

 

 

 

DEADPOOL #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Kelly Thompson (A/CA) Chris Bachalo
Deadpool’s newest mercenary job has him going after the King of Monsters, who has claimed a new kingdom for his monstrous subjects…on Staten Island! But you know what they say, when you come at the king, you better not miss! The Merc with a Mouth finds himself neck deep in political intrigue, monster law, and a monster hunter out for blood! It’s like The Crown but with even more swords and monsters! Can Deadpool’s smooth charisma and deft diplomacy allow him to keep his head, or will he be royally screwed?

 

 

 

 

PUNISHER SOVIET #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Garth Ennis (A) Jacen Burrows (CA) Paolo Rivera
Garth Ennis (Co-Creator of The Boys & Preacher) is back at Marvel and writing the Punisher again, this time with art phenom Jacen Burrows (MOON KNIGHT, 303, Crossed) at his side.
A dozen Russian mobsters lie dead at the Punisher’s feet and he wasn’t the one who pulled the trigger.
If you know Frank Castle, you know this doesn’t necessarily set his mind at ease.
Who is in New York City decimating the Russian mob and can it be long before they come into conflict with Frank?

 

 

 

 

 

SPIDER-MAN & VENOM DOUBLE TROUBLE #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Mariko Tamaki (A/CA) Gurihiru
You’ve seen ’em duke it out in the Marvel Universe for years, but prepare to see Spidey and Venom as you never have before: as begrudging… buddies?
It’s fun of the freaky variety this time around, as an unexpected mind-swap sets Spidey and Venom in each other’s bodies! But WHO swapped them, and why?!
From Mariko Tamaki and Gurihiru comes an all-new take on your favorite arch-Frienemies in the MU – and now they’ve gotta work together to set things right!

 

 

 

 

 

SILVER SURFER BLACK TP TREASURY EDITION
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Tradd Moore
Is this the end of Norrin Radd? In GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, the cosmos’ greatest defenders were thrown through a black hole – including the Silver Surfer! But his story doesn’t end there! To beat back oblivion and avoid losing himself to the darkness, the Sentinel of the Spaceways must call on all his inner light to save his own soul! With his Power Cosmic fading and the all-consuming darkness descending, will help come in the form of an unexpected ally? When the Surfer discovers something with the potential power to turn the tide, is he prepared to pay the terrible price for awakening it? And how does the Surfer’s predicament tie in to the sinister world of symbiotes? Donny Cates and Tradd Moore take the Surfer on a journey that will change him forever! Collecting SILVER SURFER: BLACK #1-5 in the classic MARVEL TREASURY EDITION 10X13″ SIZE!

 

 

 

 

 

DOLLHOUSE FAMILY #1
DC COMICS
(W) Mike Carey, Joe Hill (A) Peter Gross & Various (CA) Jessica Dalva
On Alice’s sixth birthday, her dying great-aunt sent her the birthday gift she didn’t know she always wanted: a big, beautiful 19th-century dollhouse, complete with a family of antique dolls. In no time at all, the dollhouse isn’t just Alice’s favorite toy…it’s her whole world. And soon, young Alice learns she can enter the house to visit a new group of friends, straight out of a heartwarming children’s novel: the Dollhouse family. But while the Dollhouse family welcome her with open arms, in the real world, her family life is becoming much more complicated…and deep within the Dollhouse’s twisting halls, the black room waits, with an offer to Alice. The house can fix all this, the black room says. All she has to do is say the words…
Longtime collaborators Mike Carey and Peter Gross (Lucifer, The Unwritten) are joined by Vince Locke (The Sandman), to bring their most horrifying vision yet to Hill House Comics-a story that echoes into centuries past, into Alice’s tormented future, and into the beating heart of the madness that makes up our world…literally.
Plus, in chapter two of the “Sea Dogs” backup story written by Joe Hill, spymaster Benjamin Tallmadge’s monstrous scheme is underway as his coerced crew of bloodthirsty colonial lycanthropes prepare to gut the Royal Navy from within!

 

 

 

 

 

FAR SECTOR #1
DC COMICS
(W) N.K. Jemisin (A/CA) Jamal Campbell
N.K. Jemisin, the acclaimed, award-winning author of The Broken Earth and Inheritance science fiction trilogies, makes her comic book debut with bestselling Naomi artist Jamal Campbell as they thrust you into a stunning sci-fi murder mystery on the other side of the universe!
For the past six months, newly chosen Green Lantern Sojourner “Jo” Mullein has been protecting the City Enduring, a massive metropolis of 20 billion people. The city has maintained peace for over 500 years by stripping its citizens of their ability to feel. As a result, violent crime is virtually unheard of, and murder is nonexistent.
But that’s all about to change in this new maxiseries that gives a DC Young Animal spin to the legacy of the Green Lanterns!

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER #1
DC COMICS
(W) Si Spurrier (A) Aaron Campbell (CA) John Paul Leon
John Constantine is back in London, back to his old tricks-and just in time, as things have become very dark indeed in his old stomping grounds. A small-time gang lord has found himself dealing with a big-time outbreak of supernatural weirdness…and without any allies to call on and nothing left to call his own, John doesn’t have much choice about taking a paycheck from one of London’s worst, or accepting the help of one of the gang lord’s would-be foot soldiers. But what should be an open-and-shut exorcism turns out to be nothing but…and the author of this madness may just be getting started on their terrible masterpiece!
The original Constantine is back in this series from Si Spurrier (The Dreaming) and Aaron Campbell (Infidel), with nothing to his name but decades of bad memories and an unearned second chance. How, exactly, will he squander it? There’s only one way to find out…

 

 

 

 

 

LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #1
DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Ryan Sook
Welcome to the 31st century! Inspired by the acts of and lessons learned from the greatest heroes of all time, the Legion of Super-Heroes have gathered together to stop a galaxy from repeating its past mistakes. The greatest lineup of heroes in comic book history returns with new, fresh, and reader-friendly stories!
Eisner Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis reteams with master artist Ryan Sook (Action Comics) for one of the most ambitious mainstream comic books ever created! Why have the Legion of Super-Heroes broken the cardinal rule of the United Planets and inducted Jon Kent, a.k.a. Superboy, into the Legion? What are they hiding? And what does it have to do with Aquaman’s long-lost trident?

 

 

 

 

 

FAMILY TREE #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Phil Hester & Various
SERIES PREMIERE! When an eight-year-old girl literally begins to transform into a tree, her single mom, troubled brother, and possibly insane grandfather embark on a bizarre and heart-wrenching odyssey across the back roads of America in a desperate search for a way to cure her horrifying transformation before it’s too late.
But the farther they get from home, the more forces threaten to tear the family apart as fanatical cults, mercenaries, and tabloid Paparazzi close in, determined to destroy the girl-or use her for their own ends.
A new genre-defying series written by New York Times bestselling author JEFF LEMIRE (GIDEON FALLS, ASCENDER) and illustrated by acclaimed artist PHIL HESTER (Shipwreck, Green Arrow), FAMILY TREE combines mystery, action, and horror into an epic story about the lengths a mother will go to in order to keep her children safe.

 

 

 

 

 

UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Charles Soule, Scott Snyder (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Daniele Orlandini (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
SERIES PREMIERE! This November, New York Times bestselling writers SCOTT SNYDER (WYTCHES, A.D.: AFTER DEATH) and CHARLES SOULE (CURSE WORDS, the forthcoming novel Anyone) will team up with artists GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (The Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Hellblazer) and DANIELE ORLANDINI (Darth Vader) and 2019 Eisner Award-winning colorist MATT WILSON (THE WICKED AND THE DIVINE, PAPER GIRLS) to embark on an epic adventure in the brand-new ongoing series, UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY!
In this special oversized first issue, readers will journey into the near future, and an unknown nation that was once the United States of America-a land that’s become shrouded in mystery after walling itself off from the rest of the world without explanation over thirty years ago. When a team seeking a cure for a global pandemic breaches U.S. borders, they quickly find themselves in a struggle to survive this strange and deadly lost continent!

 

 

 

 

 

HAZEL & CHA CHA SAVE CHRISTMAS – TALES FROM THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Gerard Way, Scott Allie (A/CA) Tommy Lee Edwards
Hazel and Cha Cha-the bizarre assassins who first appear in Umbrella Academy: Dallas and blew audiences away in the Netflix series-track down a rogue time agent and cross paths with a plot to discredit Christmas!
The first Umbrella Academy spinoff!

 

 

 

 

 

FOLKLORDS #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) Matt Smith
From Narnia to Harry Potter, we’ve seen our hero leave the real world for a fantasy world-but in Ansel’s world of monsters and magic he’s haunted by visions of our world with tailored suits and modern technology!
Ansel embarks on his Quest to find the mysterious Folklords, hoping they can explain his visions…but looking for the Folklords is punishable by death. What will Ansel risk to find out about the world he has never truly belonged in?
Eisner Award-nominated writer Matt Kindt (Grass Kings, Black Badge) teams with acclaimed artist Matt Smith (Hellboy And The B.P.R.D.) challenge everything you know about the line between fantasy and reality in a new series for fans of Die, Middlewest and Fables.

 

 

 

 

 

EC WALLY WOOD ATOM BOMB HC
FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS
(W) Harvey Kurtzman (A/CA) Wallace Wood
When Wallace Wood teamed up with Harvey Kurtzman, the result was some of the best war stories ever put to paper. Wood and Kurtzman delivered deeply human tales from the Civil War to World War I to World War II to Korea. Wood and Kurtzman depicted the madness and horror of war, including the controversial title story which depicted the bombing of Nagasaki from the viewpoint of the victims on the ground. Atom Bomb and Other Stories collects all the combat tales Wood and Kurtzman did together for EC’s Two-Fisted Tales and Frontline Combat, plus other war stories Wood did for EC writer/editor Al Feldstein as well.

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