LGBTQ Previews January 2019 Part 1

Comics! Comics! Comics! Some new books – Buffy’s reboot at Boom with Jordie Bellaire writing and Kieron Gillen writing the obscure Peter Cannon Thunderbolt property now at Dynamite! Heavy Vinyl writer Carly Usdin returns with Avant-Guards! Lots of yaoi and a little yuri! And regular stuff!

What you’ll find here in part one are comics, trades, graphic novels, and manga from BOOM, DE, Archie, Black Mask, Vault, and more. Dark Horse, DC, IDW, Image, and Marvel (sometimes called the Big 5) are featured in part two is here. The strange code with letters and numbers after each item are Diamond order codes for easy ordering with your comic shop!

The “fine print”! People’s names listed in bold are either LGBT+ or supportive. Credit where credit is due – Andy Mangels because this was his idea and to Mike McDermott and Steven Leitman for their suggestions and input about several series that have been added to the list! As much as we try, sometimes a book, series, or creator is overlooked. Send us a message if that’s the case or to let us know about your work that doesn’t appear in Previews. https://www.gayleague.com/contact/

The beg! Please think about using our Amazon affiliate link to order any of trades or graphic novels with links in the list (or any thing from Amazon). Of course, supporting your local comic shop and book stores is important too!

ABSTRACT STUDIOS

STRANGERS IN PARADISE XXV #9 $3.99 PGW 236
Terry Moore
Katchoo’s worst nightmare comes true when a gunman breaks into her Santa Fe home and holds Francine and the kids hostage. 2,300 miles away, Katchoo must complete her mission to deliver an ancient papyrus for Stephanie or lose her family. The stakes have never been higher in the penultimate issue of Terry Moore’s romantic thriller! NOV181392

ACTION LAB

PRINCELESS FIND YOURSELF #4 $3.99 Page 238
Jeremy Whitley, Emily Martin & Various
This is it! Adrienne vs. The Black Knight for the fate of her sister! Everything has led up to this and the world of Princeless will never be the same. And finally, the identity of the Black Knight will be revealed. Meanwhile, Devin and company are in too deep. NOV181400

AFTERSHOCK

ANIMOSITY #19 $3.99 Page 245
Marguerite Bennett and Rafael de Latorre
The Animals rest and consider their path. Where have they come from? Where can they go? When they were taken from the wild, how did their fates change humanity forever? What will they become? NOV181426

DEAD KINGS #4 $3.99 Page 251
Steve Orlando and Matthew Dow Smith
In the forests of hypermodern folklore, a rusted-out warrior raises her fists and beckons to her enemy…is this the final fight for Maria Kamenaya?
Sasha Vasnetsov finally has the tools for his brother’s liberation: will, drive, and a stolen warsuit capable of decimating legions. The only problem is, he had to abandon the suit’s owner, Maria, to get it. After weeks on the road together, is that betrayal something his soul can handle? Or will he put a pin in his vengeance and turn his guns backward to help a friend? NOV181433

MOTH & WHISPER #5 $3.99 Page 249
Ted Anderson and Jen Hickman
After a stunning revelation about their parents from their unexpected new ally, Niki is ready to take the fight to Ambrose Wolfe once and for all. Taking out the most powerful man in the city won’t be easy when he knows they’re coming – but then, the Moth and the Whisper are known for accomplishing the impossible. A Young Adult cyberpunk thriller starring a genderqueer super-thief, Moth & Whisper is the brainchild of Ted Anderson and Jen Hickman -a socially significant and engaging story that AfterShock is proud to tell. NOV181430

ARCHIE

ARCHIE #702 $1.00 Page 268
Nick Spencer, Marguerite Sauvage, and Jack Morelli
Part 3 of “How I wasted my summer vacation!” NOV181526

ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN 66 #6 $3.99 Page 269
Jeff Parker, Michael Moreci, Dan Parent and J. Bone
The United Underworld has all of Riverdale under their control and it’s up to Batman, along with Archie and the Gang, to save their beloved hometown! It’s going to come down to some ingenuity, a few high tech devices, and the showdown of the century right in the center of town! NOV181532

JUGHEAD HUNGER TP VOL 2 $17.99 Page 269
Frank Tieri, Joe Eisma, Pat & Tim Kennedy
After months of being on the run as a fugitive, something brings our favorite hamburger eating wolfman back to Riverdale-and that something is an out-for-blood Reggie! Will good ol’ Jug survive this battle of the werewolves? Join writer Frank Tieri and artists Pat & Tim Kennedy and Joe Eisma for this horrifying graphic novel that collects issues 4-8 of the ongoing Jughead the Hunger series. NOV181538

BLACK MASK

BLACK AF DEVILS DYE #2 $3.99 Page 278
Vita Ayala and Liana Kangas
Indigo, Waters, and X have traced the supply of VANTA to a single source – an old nemesis, SAVAGE, who has re-branded himself a businessman and is running the drug from his nightclub. The trio arrive in style and get to work, managing to get to Savage and getting the name of his supplier. That name triggers a reaction in Indigo that is more dangerous that VANTA ever could be, and her partners may not be able to keep her from going past the point of no return. NOV181583

EMMIE X ALL SYSTEMS GO #2 $3.99 Page 278
Matteo Pizzolo and Carlos Granda
Lights out. Guerrilla Radio. NOV181582

LOUD OGN $16.99 Page 278
Maria Llovet
The Loud nightclub. A latecomer stripper, a pissed waitress, a hitmen couple, a suspension bondage performer, a pregnant teenager, a clan of vampires, a pedophile, a lesbian junkie, a divorcing middle-aged woman, a sadistic dominatrix, and many other souls in search of love, drugs, and blood converge at the hottest club in town on a night that none will ever forget. If they survive. NOV181579

SEX DEATH REVOLUTION #4 $3.99 Page 278
Magdalene Visaggio and Katarzyna Witerscheim
Looks like it’s the end of the world. Wanna meet for lunch? NOV181581

SNAP FLASH HUSTLE #3 $3.99 Page 278
Patrick Shand and Emily Pearson
The deeper Haley gets into her new role as alt-model / middleman for the drug cartel and its American distributors, the more Haley realizes that she’s in over her head. As the money comes in, the certainty of tomorrow falls away but is it still possible for Haley to make it out with her life? In the penultimate issue of the winter’s hottest crime series, everything is thrown into question! NOV181580

BOOM

ADVENTURE TIME SUGARY SHORTS TP VOL 5 $19.99 Page 228
Jeremy Sorese & Various, Hanna K & Various
A Variety Pack of Sugary Goodness Awaits! With brand-new, never-before-collected stories by fan-favorite Adventure Time comic book creators, Sugary Shorts packs a sweet punch of stories for everyone! Including stories from Meredith McClaren (Jem and the Holograms), Jeremy Sorese (Steven Universe), and Adventure Time storyboard artist Hanna K! This volume of Sugary Shorts defies dentistry and proves you can’t have too much of a sweet thing! NOV181361

AVANT-GUARDS #1 $3.99 Page 206
Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes
Giant Days meets Check, Please, from the creator of Heavy Vinyl! Welcome to the Georgia O’Keeffe College of Arts and Subtle Dramatics, an historically all-female school whose population is decidedly more drama geek than jock. Liv, aspiring actor and basketball enthusiast, doesn’t understand why she can’t be both, but she seems alone in that belief until Charlie. Charlie is a recent transfer, a star basketball player, and the answer to all of Liv’s problems. She’ll stop at nothing to get Charlie to join the ragtag group of misfits that make up their fledgling basketball team. Carly Usdin and Noah Hayes present a touching tale about finding what you’fre looking for on and off the court. NOV181300

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1 $3.99 Page 208
Jordie Bellaire and Dan Mora
Go back to the beginning as the critically acclaimed pop culture phenomenon Buffy The Vampire Slayer is reimagined under the guidance of series creator Joss Whedon. This is the Buffy Summers you know, who wants what every average teenager wants: friends at her new school, decent grades, and to escape her imposed destiny as the next in a long line of vampire slayers tasked with defeating the forces of evil. But her world looks a lot more like the one outside your window, as Eisner Award-Nominated writer Jordie Bellaire and Russ Manning Award-Winner Dan Mora bring Buffy into a new era with new challenges, new friends and a few enemies you might already recognize. But the more things change, the more they stay the same, as the Gang faces brand new Big Bads, and the threat lurking beneath the perfectly manicured exterior of Sunnydale High confirms what every teenager has always known: high school truly is hell. Welcome back to the Hellmouth for the first time! NOV181302

BY NIGHT #7 $3.99 Page 225
John Allison and Christine Larsen
A creature from beyond the Eidolon has gotten loose in Spectrum, and it’s up to Chip, Heather and Jane to search it out and pest-control it. And if they can survive a literal blood-sucking monster, maybe they’ll be able to hunt down the thief who absconded with their otherworldly footage, too! NOV181350

BY NIGHT TP VOL 1 $14.99 Page 225
John Allison and Christine Larsen
Aspiring documentarian (and actual Chemistry major) Jane has recently reunited with her former best friend Heather, amateur urban explorer. They fall easily into their old roles, with Jane as the cautious voice of reason, Heather as the bold, adventurous leader. When a trip into an abandoned industrial building leads them to another world, a plan begins to unfold–create a documentary about the world and become filthy, filthy rich. The other side of the portal is filled with monsters, magic and a chance for a whole new life. All they have to do is step through. Eisner-Award winning author John Allison and artist Christine Larsen join forces for a story about coming home, discovering identity, and accidently smashing a hole to another dimension. Collects issues #1-4. NOV181349

FIREFLY #3 $3.99 Page 210
Greg Pak and Dan McDaid
With the Unificators closing in, Mal and Zoe must take some big risks to try to throw the enemy off their scent, as the crew of the Serenity start to grapple with the fact that their captain and first mate might not be who they say they are. NOV181308

GIANT DAYS #46 $3.99 Page 224
John Allison, Max Sarin, and Liz Fleming
A thief is targeting the Dark Nebula comic book shop where Esther works, and it’s up to Susan to put her amateur detective skills to work, emphasis on amateur.
NOV181348

GODSHAPER TP $19.99 Page 230
Si Spurrier and Jonas Goonface
Eisner Award-nominated writer Simon Spurrier and breakout talent Jonas Goonface introduce a vast world teeming with bold ideas exploring ownership, freedom, and the pettiness of possession-both physical and spiritual. Ennay is a Godshaper-godless social pariahs with the ability to mold and shape the gods of others. Paired with Bud, an off-kilter but affectionate god without a human, the two travel from town to town looking for shelter, a hot meal, and the next paying rock’n’roll gig. Collects the complete 6-issue limited series. (OFFERED AGAIN)

HEAVY VINYL $14.99 Page 230
Carly Usdin and Nina Vakueva
Film and TV director Carly Usdin teams up with breakout artist Nina Vakueva for a new series that’s music to our ears! New Jersey, 1998. Chris has just started the teen dream job: working at Vinyl Mayhem, the local record store. She’s prepared to deal with anything – misogynistic metalheads, grunge wannabes, even a crush on her wicked cute co-worker, Maggie. But when the staff’s favorite singer mysteriously vanishes the night before her band’s show in town, Chris finds out her co-workers are doing more than just sorting vinyl her local indie record store is also a front for a teen girl vigilante fight club! Collects the complete limited series. (OFFERED AGAIN)

LUMBERJANES #58 $3.99 Page 226
Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh, and Dozerdraws
With April’s movie night dreams dashed by clumsy yetis, she sets her sights on a different scheme for Jo’s birthday. Mal is on distraction duty, but their river rafting badge winds up off course. Stranded on an island unknown to Lumberjanes, will Jo, Barney, Jen, and Mal be able to get back to camp in time for the festivities? And does Jo even want to? NOV181353

LUMBERJANES TP VOL 11 $14.99 Page 226
Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh, and Ayme Sotuyo
When Molly makes a deal with a mysterious Voice in the woods surrounding Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types to slow down time, all she wants is more time to spend with her friends at camp, hiking and doing crafts, and playing music and having fun. Unfortunately there are side effects, and it’s up to Roanoke Cabin to to set time right again, and save camp! Collects issues #41-44. NOV181352

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #35 $3.99 Page 219
Marguerite Bennett and Simone di Meo
The mysterious new Dark Ranger is the man known as Heckyl – and his origin is revealed for the first time in this stand alone issue. NOV181330

STEVEN UNIVERSE #24 $3.99 Page 228
Grace Kraft and Rii Abrego
Steven, Connie, and the Crystal Gems work together to restore a historic site special to the Crystal Gems from the past. NOV181362

CHAPTER HOUSE PUBLISHING

DIE KITTY DIE! HEAVEN AND HELL #4 $3.99 Page 284
Dan Parent and Fernando Ruiz
Kitty Ravencraft has been killed!! Now everybody’s favorite redheaded witch has received her final mission from God herself… Find her own killer! Kitty is no detective but she’s seen enough Saturday morning cartoons to know what to do. She gathers a group of nosy teenagers and a funny animal sidekick to help solve the greatest mystery of her life. and death! DEATH! But will they be enough? Who killed Kitty? Will Kitty come back to life? Will she remain dead forever? Find out in the shocking finale! NOV181684

DIGITAL MANGA

LA ESPERANCA GN VOL 2 $12.95 Page 410
Chigusa Kawai
As Georges and Robert continue to become move at ease with each other, Georges’ long-time friend Henri begins to question his own relationship with Georges. Henri carries strong feelings for him, but has accepted that he will never be able to get beyond friendship and has devoted himself to being Georges’ protector. Jealous and apprehensive of Robert’s growing closeness with him, Henri sees Robert as a rival to Georges’ affections. But when he realizes that Georges is slowly changing through his affection for Robert, Henri sees that Robert may be the one to succeed at breaking down Georges’ barriers. NOV182208 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LA ESPERANCA GN VOL 3 $12.95 Page 410
Chigusa Kawai
A new priest, Father Louis, arrives at school as a temporary replacement. From him, Georges learns a bit more about the reasons behind Robert’s lack of faith, as well as astounding the fact that Father Louis is Robert’s brother, and, further, that is the school principal’s son. When Georges’ ailing mother suddenly takes a turn for the worse, Georges goes to the chapel to pray. Georges blind devotion and piety remind Robert of another – a girl whom God allowed to die, despite all of her faith. Robert goes into a destructive rage, until Georges intervenes to calm is rampage. NOV182209 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LA ESPERANCA GN VOL 4 $12.95 Page 410
Chigusa Kawai
Determined to find out more of Roberts past, Georges visits Alain, the dangerous upperclassmen who has a grudge against him. Alain tell Georges about Grace, the girl whom Robert loved – and whom Georges exactly resembles. Secrets are revealed and friendships are tested. NOV182210 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LA ESPERANCA GN VOL 5 $12.95 Page 410
Chigusa Kawai
As Georges determines to get his rosary back, he hears Alain’s last name, finally learning that Alain was Grace’s brother, in name only. As the tragedy of the past is brought to light, Georges must practice the piano for the school festival and music recital, but he cannot concentrate. As Georges practices in the music room, he is suddenly visited by celebrated pianist, Laurent Onyx, the second of Robert’s brothers. NOV182211 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LA ESPERANCA GN VOL 6 $12.95 Page 410
Chigusa Kawai
Georges is left reeling from the encounter at the orchestra. Realizing that his feelings for Robert are very different from his feelings for his friends, Georges is battling with pent-up feelings and he can’t shake the image of Grace from his mind. “Maybe this is a different kind of love…” NOV182212 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LA ESPERANCA GN VOL 7 $12.95 Page 410
Chigusa Kawai
Thanks to Verda, who showed up with Alan, Georges is overcome with grief at the thought that he is nothing more than a replacement for Grace. Will Robert be able to convince Georges that their relationship has meaning? The final book in the acclaimed series! A bonus 4-panel comic is included under the dust jacket. NOV182213 (OFFERED AGAIN)

WORDS OF DEVOTION GN VOL 1 $12.95 Page 411
Keiko Konno
After graduating from high school, Tachibana and Otani have finally confessed their love for each other and are living together. However, their co-habitation is totally ruined when they run into an old high school buddy, Yuki. Otani has always been suspicious of the friendship between Tachibana and Yuki. And honestly, his suspicions may not be that far off… are the feelings between Yuki and Tachibana simply an ordinary crush, or could they feel more? NOV182216 (OFFERED AGAIN)

WORDS OF DEVOTION GN VOL 2 $12.95 Page 411
Keiko Konno
When Tachibana says that he sympathizes and understands how his friend Ohtani feels about his problems with his girlfriend, Ohtani begins to think of Tachibana as more than just a friend, maybe something more than his own girlfriend! NOV182217 (OFFERED AGAIN)

DRAWN & QUARTERLY

BERLIN HC COMPLETE EDITION $49.95 Page 293
Jason Lutes
During the past two decades, Jason Lutes has quietly created one of the masterworks of the graphic novel golden age. Serialized in twenty-two issues, collected in two volumes, with a third to be co-released at the time of this omnibus, Berlin has over 100,000 copies in print. An intricate look at the fall of the Weimar Republic through the eyes of its citizens, Berlin will be one of the high-water marks of the medium: rich in its researched historical detail; compassionate in its character studies; and as timely as ever in its depiction of a society slowly awakening to the stranglehold of fascism. NOV181712 (OFFERED AGAIN)

MOOMIN AND THE BRIGANDS GN $9.95 Page 294
Tove Jansson
Moomin’s pushy relations have come to stay, and in the process of getting them out, he unwittingly embarks on a quest for fame and fortune with his sly friend Sniff. But it’s much harder to get rich than either of them expects, whether it’s through selling rare creatures to the zoo, using a fortune-teller to find treasures, or making modern art. Through a stroke of luck, however, Moomin meets the love of his life, Snorkmaiden, and with her help he finds the self-confidence he needs to get his house back. The iconic first Moomin comic strip by Tove Jansson, Moomin and the Brigands is a thrilling introduction to the vibrant inhabitants of Moominvalley we’ve come to know and love. (OFFERED AGAIN)

MOOMIN COMPLETE TOVE JANSSON COMIC STRIP HC VOL 1 $24.95 Page 294
Tove Jansson
New Printing! Tove Jansson is revered around the world as one of the foremost children’s authors of the twentieth century for her illustrated chapter books regarding the magical worlds of her creation, the Moomins. The Moomins saw life in many forms but debuted to its biggest audience ever on the pages of world’s largest newspaper the London Evening News, in 1954. The strip was syndicated in newspapers around the world with millions of readers in 40 countries. This is the first volume of Drawn & Quarterly.

DYNAMITE

BARBARELLA DEJAH THORIS #1 $3.99 Page 182
Leah Williams and German Garcia
Get a clear view of Jennifer Carter’s gorgeous and creatively-crafted costuming with a “Virgin” copy of our Cosplay cover for Barbarella/Dejah Thoris #1!
From opposite ends of time, two heroines unite for an otherworldly adventure! Barbarella, the siren of space, meets Dejah Thoris, Princess of Barsoom, and together they must solve a murder mystery that spans time and space in order to find their way home. Leah Williams teams with German Garcia for a fun, deadly, mind-bending epic! NOV181072

LONE RANGER #4 VOL 3 $3.99 Page 192
Mark Russell and Bob Q
The walls close in around Tonto and The Lone Ranger as the ranchers hire Connor, the deadliest man in the West, to kill the troublesome pair. NOV181178

PETER CANNON THUNDERBOLT #1 $3.99 Page 178
Kieron Gillen and Caspar Wijngaard
His level of genius is matched only by his heroics, and in humanity’s darkest hour, he’s the hero they need the most-alas, poor humanity. Peter Cannon-the man known as Thunderbolt-is only too happy to leave civilization to face its end. Kieron Gillen teams up with powerhouse artist Caspar Wijngaard as he returns to the superhero genre with a dark, humorous and relentless love song to the genre. Well, “Love Song” in a Leonard Cohen Love Song kind of way. Peter Cannon, Thunderbolt: saving a world he hates. NOV181059

RAINBOW BRITE #4 $3.99 Page 194
Jeremy Whitley and Brittney Williams
Wisp’s exploration of Rainbow Land continues! Even in the face of danger, she makes new friends and allies. Get ready for the first meeting of Rainbow Brite and the greatest horse in the galaxy…Starlite! NOV181200

RED SONJA #25 $3.99 Page 198 Page 194
Amy Chu, Erik Burnham, and Carlos Gomez
The Sounds of Music! When the She-Devil saves a musician from a gang of thieves, she learns that some things are mightier than the sword and finds they have more in common than meets the eye. NOV181204

KODANSHA COMICS

10 DANCE GN VOL 1 $12.99 Page 412
Inouesatoh
Yaoi fans, dip into your new obsession! The beautifully-detailed, lithe bodies of the two “kings of the ballroom” fly across the dance floor as rivals build a volatile bond in this red-hot romance! Shinya Sugiki, the dashing lord of Standard Ballroom, and Shinya Suzuki, passionate king of Latin Dance: The two share more than just a first name and a love of the sport. They each want to become champion of the 10-Dance Competition, which means they’ll need to learn the other’s specialty dances, and who better to learn from than the best? But old rivalries die hard, and things get complicated even further when they realize there might be more between them than an uneasy partnership! OCT182177

HITORIJIMO MY HERO $12.99 Page 412
Memeco Arii
A yaoi romance between a good boy who didn’t know he was waiting for a hero, and a bad boy who comes to his rescue! Now a hit streaming anime! Masahiro Setagawa doesn’t believe in heroes, but wishes he could: He’s found himself in a gang of small-time street bullies who use him to run errands. But when high school teacher (and scourge of the streets) Kousuke Ohshiba comes to his rescue, he finds he may need to start believing after all…and as their relationship deepens, he realizes a hero might be just what he was looking for this whole time.

YURI IS MY JOB GN VOL 1 $12.99 Page 412
Miman
The new, hilarious yuri comedy! Hime is a picture-perfect high school princess; she’s admired by all and never trips up! So when she accidentally injures a cafe manager named Mai, she’s willing to cover some shifts to keep her facade intact. To Hime’s surprise, the cafe is themed after a private school where the all-female staff always puts on their best act for their loyal customers. She’s strangely taken with her partner Mitsuki, who’s so kind to her in front of the customers. However, under the guidance of the most graceful girl there, Hime can’t help but blush and blunder! Beneath all the frills and laughter, Hime feels tension brewing as she finds out more about her new job and her budding feelings. There’s just one problem… Mitsuki really can’t stand her! OCT182180

LION FORGE

CATALYST PRIME SUMMIT #12 $3.99 Page 330
Amy Chu, Marika Cresta, Marika, and Jessica Kholinne
The Event changed the world as Val-and everyone else-knew it. Now on the run and working with a mysterious conspiracyblogger, Val may need one of these black market drugs to return her powers to her. But at what cost? NOV181872

ONI PRESS

AQUICORN COVE HC $12.99 Page 343
Katie O’Neill
From the award-winning author of Princess Princess Ever After and The Tea Dragon Society comes Aquicorn Cove, a heartfelt story about learning to be a guardian to yourself and those you love. When Lana and her father return to their seaside hometown to help clear the debris of a big storm, Lana remembers how much she’s missed the ocean–and the strong, reassuring presence of her aunt. As Lana explores the familiar beach, she discovers something incredible: a colony of Aquicorns, small magical seahorse-like creatures that live in the coral reef. Lana rescues an injured Aquicorn and cares for it with the help of her aunt, who may know more about these strange creatures than she’s willing to admit. But when a second storm threatens to reach the town, choices made many years ago about how to coexist with the sea start to rise to the surface. Lana realizes she will need to find the strength to stand on her own, even when it means standing up to the people who she has always relied on to protect her. NOV181898 (OFFERED AGAIN)

OUR SUPER ADVENTURE PRESS START TO BEGIN $19.99 Page 334
Sarah Graley
Fans of Kate Beaton and Sarah Andersen will love this collection of the hit webcomic Our Super Adventure by Sarah Graley! Eating too much pizza together. Smelling your cats. Figuring out how to spend your evening when the internet has suddenly stopped working. Relationships are full of sweet and quirky little moments! Sarah Graley’s first collection of the hit diary webcomic Our Super Adventure chronicles two years of these strange, relatable instances, as she navigates life with four cats and one cat-like boy. Whether it’s that feeling of getting the entire bed when your partner gets up before you, or the heartbreaking realisation that the love of your life has burned the microwave popcorn, Press Start To Begin documents all the weird little everyday flashes of shared absurdity that make up a relationship. NOV181889

PRINCESS PRINCESS EVER AFTER HC $12.99 Page 343
Katie O’Neill
When the heroic princess Amira rescues the kind-hearted princess Sadie from her tower prison, neither expects to find a true friend in the bargain. Yet as they adventure across the kingdom, they discover that they bring out the very best in the other person. They’ll need to join forces and use all the know-how, kindness, and bravery they have in order to defeat their greatest foe yet: a jealous sorceress, who wants to get rid of Sadie once and for all. Join Sadie and Amira, two very different princesses with very different strengths, on their journey to figure out what “happily ever after” really means–and how they can find it with each other.
NOV181899 (OFFERED AGAIN)

QUICK & EASY GUIDE TO THEY THEM PRONOUNS GN $7.99 Page 343
Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson
Archie, a snarky genderqueer artist, is tired of people not understanding gender neutral pronouns. Tristan, a cisgender dude, is looking for an easy way to introduce gender neutral pronouns to his increasingly diverse workplace. The longtime best friends team up in this short and fun comic guide that explains what pronouns are, why they matter, and how to use them. They also include what to do if you make a mistake, and some tips-and-tricks for those who identify outside of the binary to keep themselves safe in this binary-centric world. A quick and easy resource for people who use they/them pronouns, and people who want to learn more! NOV181902 (OFFERED AGAIN)

TEA DRAGON SOCIETY HC $17.99 Page 342 Page 343
Katie O’Neill
From the award-winning author of Princess Princess Ever After comes The Tea Dragon Society, a charming all-ages book that follows the story of Greta, a blacksmith apprentice, and the people she meets as she becomes entwined in the enchanting world of tea dragons. After discovering a lost tea dragon in the marketplace, Greta learns about the dying art form of tea dragon care-taking from the kind tea shop owners, Hesekiel and Erik. As she befriends them and their shy ward, Minette, Greta sees how the craft enriches their lives–and eventually her own. NOV181897

SCOUT COMICS

STABBITY BUNNY #12 $3.99 Page 352
Richard Rivera and Dwayne Biddix
The first arc in the Stabbity Bunny saga concludes in this epic battle! Zael completes the spell that will separate the demonic entity from the bunny, but once freed will anyone be able to control it? Revelations and twists abound. It’s all been leading up to this issue! NOV181960 [Has a lesbian character.]

SEVEN SEAS

BEAUTY & BEAST GIRL GN $13.99 Page 415
Neji
A sweet yuri manga about a lonely monster and the girl she loves! A lonely monster, living in seclusion in the forest, wishes she could live amidst humans despite her frightening appearance. Everything changes when she starts getting a visitor, a blind human girl who’s fascinated with her mysterious forest friend. As the monster and the girl grow attached in their secluded world, their love proves that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. NOV182246

SILVER SPROCKET

GIRLS SC $12.00 Page 352
Jenn Woodall
Woodall’s collected illustrations of fierce femmes are inspiring and vital. “The bold, colorful ways in which Woodall explores domestic violence, street harassment, and gender expression are wonderful, if at times painful. “The art and social commentary in Jenn Woodall’s Girls make it an absolute must-have.”–Rogues Portal Magazine NOV181964 (OFFERED AGAIN)

SUBLIME

WORLD’S GREATEST FIRST LOVE GN VOL 11 $12.99 Page 385
Shungiku Nakamura
Manga editor Ritsu Onodera is still giving it his all working under his bossy editor in chief-and first love-Masamune Takano. And unfortunately, Ritsu runs-yet again-into Masamune’s nemesis Haitani, who this time asks him out! Of course, Takano is not having any of it, but Haitani counters by reminding him that Onodera isn’t Takano’s possession. Under pressure from Haitani, and with Takano doubting Ritsu’s interest in him, will Ritsu’s true feelings for his old flame finally be extinguished? NOV182117 This item is resolicited from Previews August 2018 (AUG182395).

TITAN COMICS

DOCTOR WHO 13TH #4 $3.99 Page 363
Jody Houser and
The time-twisting conclusion of the Thirteenth Doctor’s first comic adventure, from Eisner-nominated writer Jody Houser! Illustrated by award-winning artist Rachael Stott and colorist Enrica Angiolini! NOV182009

TOKYO POP

SERVANT & LORD MANGA GN VOL 1 $12.99 Page 390
Lo Yu and Lorinell Yu
Christian has always admired handsome, talented composer Daniel. Their shared appreciation for music marked the beginning of a friendship between a willful boy and a sophisticated young man. But when tragedy strikes and circumstances twist around to put Daniel in the service of Christian’s wealthy family, their bond is tried in unexpected ways. Years ago, the universal language of music drew them toward one another. Now, Christian can only hope it’s still enough to bridge the gap between their vastly different lives. NOV182122

STAR COLLECTOR MANGA GN VOL 1 $12.99 Page 392
Anna B. and Sophie Schonhammer
Fynn has always been lazy: his favorite activities are skipping class, smoking, and lounging around. When his girlfriend breaks up with him, telling him to try doing something else for a change, he has no idea where to even start. One night, on a walk around the neighborhood, he comes across Niko stargazing on a hill. Niko wants nothing to do with this chain-smoking, loud-mouthed guy getting in the way of his astronomy– but Fynn is intrigued. What’s up with this nerdy boy who loves to watch the stars, and why is Fynn so captivated by him? NOV182123

VALIANT

LIVEWIRE #2 $3.99 Page 369
Vita Ayala, Raul Allen,and Patricia Martin
Powerless! When the super-powered psiot codenamed Livewire plunged the entire country into a nationwide power outage, she made more than a few enemies – and now she’s about to meet them face to face! But these mysterious foes aren’t simply interested in bringing her to justice…no, they have other far more nefarious plans for the most wanted woman in the world. Dazzling writer Vita Ayala and unforgettable art team Raul Allen and Patricia Martin back Amanda McKee into a corner as the most anticipated ongoing series of 2019 rages onward! NOV182040

FAITH DREAMSIDE #4 $3.99 Page 373
Jody Houser and MJ Kim
A nightmare dressed like a daydream! A young girl’s soul hangs in the balance as Faith Herbert and Doctor Mirage take on the terrifying demon Belu, who seeks to break through the Dreamside barrier into our world! Will Faith fi nd it in herself to reignite her dream of becoming a hero – or will humanity be doomed to sleepless nights forever? NOV182061

FAITH AND THE FUTURE FORCE TP $9.99 Page 373
Jody Houser, Stephen Segovia & Various
Every second will count when acclaimed writer Jody Houser, explosive artist Stephen Segovia, comics legend Barry Kitson , and special surprise guests push faith into a centuries-spanning fight for existence alongside the greatest heroes of the valiant universe past, present, and future! Faith “Zephyr” Herbert – former member of Unity, current Harbinger Renegade, and Los Angeles’ #1 superhero – is the universe’s last, best chance at survival! Centuries from today, a devious artificial intelligence has unleashed a blistering attack on the very foundations of time…one that is the unwriting history from beginning to end! Now, with her options exhausted, Neela Sethi, Timewalker – the self-appointed protector of what is and will be – has returned to the 21st century to recruit Earth’s greatest champions of today and tomorrow to oppose this existential threat…and she needs Faith to lead them! But why Faith? And why now? Fly to the farthest edges of the future right here in a death-defying race to save time itself as Faith leads the charge alongside Valiant’s greatest heroes…and becomes a new legend for the ages! Collecting issues #1-4.NOV182068

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