The September edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops and digitally on August 29th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning November 2018.
ON OUR FRONT COVER: Greg Pak and Dan McDaid take readers back to The ‘Verse as BOOM! Studios launches a new era of Firefly comics.
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: A young boy wrestles with old magics and his destiny in the heartland in Skottie Young and Jorge Corona’s new urban fantasy for Image Comics, Middlewest.
The September PREVIEWS Features:
Video Game Month: In September, PREVIEWS celebrates Video Game Month, looking at the comic books, graphic novels, and merchandise inspired by hit game franchises such as Halo, Tomb Raider, Assassin’s Creed, Mass Effect, and many more!
Gems of the Month: September’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:
BOOM! Studios’ Firefly #1
Dark Horse Comics’ Crimson Lotus #1 and William Gibson’s Alien 3k #1
DC Entertainment’s The Green Lantern #1 and SHAZAM! #1
Dynamite Entertainment’s James Bond 007 #1
IDW Publishing’s Spider-Man #1
Image Comics’ Bitter Root #1 and Outer Darkness #1
Marvel Comics’ Avengers #10 (#700)
catBUZZ: PREVIEWS takes a look at some of the blockbuster books and products coming out in the months ahead. This October, Morlun and the Inheritors return in force to destroy Spider-Man and his allies in Christos Gage, Dan Slott, and Jorge Molina’s Spider-Geddon for Marvel Comics. Plus, IDW Publishing takes readers on a journey of horror and suspense in Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader’s Castle; Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá reteam for Dark Horse Comics’ The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion; Dynamite Entertainment’s Mars Attacks brings the “ack ack ack ack!” back to comics in a new series based on the fan-favorite Topps trading cards; the Land of Ooo rebuilds after the Great Gum War as BOOM! Studios continues Adventure Time beyond the series finale in Adventure Time Season 11; Sam Humphries and Jen Bartel reveal the magical world hidden within Los Angeles in Image Comics’ Blackbird; Junji Ito’s acclaimed adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein comes to North American readers in VIZ Media’s Frankenstein; Tweeterhead recreates Catwoman’s classic pre-Crisis look for the stunning DC Super Powers: Catwoman 1/6-Scale Maquette; Diamond Select Toys returns to the 23rd-century with the Star Trek Movie Select figures, based on J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness; and many more products fans and collectors have to look forward to this autumn!
Toy Talk: On the catalog’s flip side, PREVIEWS talks with designer toy legend Joe Ledbetter about his career and his new series of vinyl figures for DC Collectibles, offered in this month’s catalog.
Indie Edge: PREVIEWS talks to David and Maria Lapham about their work on Stray Bullets, the acclaimed crime comic, and their series for IDW Publishing’s Black Crown imprint, Lodger, as well as their other work and the books they’re enjoying today!
Editor’s Note: In this month’s Editor’s Note, PREVIEWS editor Marty Grosser recaps his adventures at San Diego Comic-Con and catching up with old friends this year as well as his own thoughts on video games!
Plus: Staff Picks, the monthly Bestsellers Charts, and so much more!
All this awaits you in the September edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, August 29th in print at your local comic shop or specialty store at its regular cover price of just $3.99 or digitally at PREVIEWSworld.com/digital!