Media Release — The June edition of the PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on May 30th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning July 2012.
You can get a sneak peek now by checking out the site’s sections that spotlight the Gems of the Month as well as the Featured Items for Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Books and Magazines, Trading Cards, Apparel, Toys and Statues, Import Toys, Collectibles, Games, and Audio-Visual products!
ON OUR FRONT COVER: Spotlighting Dark Horse Comics’ BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: SPIKE #1, the first issue of a five-issue series from writer Victor Gischler (X-Men) and artist Paul Lee that focuses on the bad-boy vampire from Joss Whedon’s fan-favorite series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and takes the newly-souled vampire on an impossible adventure of steampunk spaceships, sentient cockroaches, and the dark side of the moon!
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: Features DC Comics’ BEFORE WATCHMEN: RORSCHACH #1, the first chapter in a four-issue mini-series from writer Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo that explores the forces that created one of the most enigmatic and most popular characters of Watchmen.
June PREVIEWS Features
Monthly Theme: The June edition of PREVIEWS shines the light on Kids Comics! Whether you’re young or old, regardless of your tastes and interests, there’s no denying the appeal of a well-written, well-drawn comic book or graphic novel. Our Kids Comics theme points out plenty of great titles available for readers of any age! Just look for the Kids Comics/Kid Friendly icon throughout the catalog!
Indie Edge: Just in time for the release of the final volume of his popular Amelia Rules! series, acclaimed creator Jimmy Gownley talks with PREVIEWS about the comics he’s reading right now. Get a preview here!
Exclusive Interview: This month’s Indie Edge section puts Jeff Lemire, a fan-favorite creator as known for his superhero work on Superboy and Animal Man as for his creator-owned and personal projects like Sweet Tooth and Essex County. This summer, his new graphic novel The Underwater Welder arrives from Top Shelf Productions, and PREVIEWSsits down with the creator for an exclusive interview!
Gems of the Month: June’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include Dark Horse Comics’ The Creep #0 and Michael Avon Oeming’s The Victories; DC Comics’ Before Watchmen: Rorschach #1 and Superman: Earth One Volume Two from J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis; IDW Publishing’s The Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #1, a brand-new mini-series, from Mark Waid and Chris Samnee; Image Comics’ It Girl & the Atomics #1, a spin-off of Michael Allred’s Madman, and Howard Chaykin’s Black Kiss II #1; and Marvel Comics’ Gambit #1, a new ongoing series about the popular mutant character from James Asmus and Clay Mann!
PREVIEWS Exclusive Apparel: Exclusive apparelm available only in comic book specialty shops, in June’s PREVIEWS features a variety of comic- and movie-based T-shirt designs, including an official Inspector Spacetime T-Shirt, based on NBC’s popular comedy Community, an Outer Limits t-shirt featuring the U.N.C.L.E. Alien, and many others! You won’t find these unique tees anywhere else other than the comic book specialty shop in your area!
Plus: Staff Picks, the month’s Certified Cool books, the monthly Bestseller Charts, and so much more!
All this awaits you in the June edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, May 30th at a cover price of just $4.50.