The October edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops on September 27th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning December 2017.
ON OUR FRONT COVER: Launching out of Dark Nights: Metal, DC Entertainment introduces The Immortal Men from James Tynion IV, Jim Lee, and Scott Williams.
ON OUR BACK COVER: Urban fantasy author Caitlin Kittredge teams with artist Roberta Ingranata to relaunch Image Comics/Top Cow’s Witchblade with a new wielder of the artifact.
The October PREVIEWS Features
Video Game Month — PREVIEWS celebrates Video Game Month, looking at the comic books, graphic novels, and merchandise inspired by hit game franchises like Assassin’s Creed, Halo, Mass Effect, Tomb Raider, and many more.
Gems of the Month — September’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:
– Dark Horse Comics’ Empowered & Sistah Spooky’s High School Hell #1 and Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery HC
– DC Entertainment’s Damage #1 and The Immortal Men #1
– IDW Publishing’s Assassinistas #1
– Image Comics’ Rumble Volume 2 #1 and Witchblade #1
– Marvel Comics’ Marvel 2-In-One #1
On The Flip Side —Tying in with Video Game Month, PREVIEWS talks Dark Horse Comics Associate Editor Ian Tucker about The Art of Ratchet & Clank, an art book devoted to the best-selling Ratchet & Clank video game franchise.
catBUZZ — PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming out in the months ahead. In December, the X-Men investigate a series of mysterious events in Matthew Rosenberg and Leinil Francis Yu’s Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey from Marvel Comics. Plus, Dark Horse Comics brings back into print Mat Johnson’s Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery, a graphic novel about a reporter investigating lynchings in the Jim Crow South during the 1930s; Cailin Kittredge and Roberta Ingranata introduce readers to a new heroine in Image Comics’ Witchblade; Tini Howard and Gilbert Hernandez (Love and Rockets) team up for Assassinistas, the new title from IDW Publishing’s Black Crown imprint; Diamond Select Toys launches a new X-Force three-part statue series with the Marvel Premier Collection: Deadpool Resin Statue; Funko releases a PREVIEWS Exclusive POP! Rides: Marvel Classic Ghost Rider Vinyl Figure; and many other products you should look forward to. Fans and collectors have these products and many more to look forward to this winter.
PREVIEWS Exclusive Apparel — Each month PREVIEWS offers comic book fans and pop culture aficionados a selection of t-shirts and other apparel that can only be found in your local comic shop! Celebrate fifty years of the Cybermen with the Doctor Who: “Cybermen Evolution” Black T-Shirt, and Mega-City One’s greatest lawman stars on the Judge Dredd: “Many Faces of Dredd” Black T-Shirt. These and many other shirts can only be found through PREVIEWS and your local comic shop.
Indie Edge — PREVIEWS talks to Ryan Ferrier, the writer of BOOM! Studios’ Kennel Block Blues, Rocko’s Modern Life, and Kong on the Planet of the Apes, about his work in comics and the books he’s enjoying today.
Editor’s Note — In this month’s Editor’s Note, PREVIEWS editor Marty Grosser talks about his adventures at San Diego Comic-Con and catching up with old friends this year.
Plus: Staff Picks, the monthly Bestseller Charts, and so much more!
All this awaits you in the October edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, September 27th with the regular cover price of just $3.99.