Media Release — The March edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on February 27th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning May 2013.
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: Dark Horse Comics continues the relaunch of their Comics’ Greatest World books as a brutual hero rises to clean up the mean streets of Arcadia in Duane Swierczynski and Eric Nguyen’s X!
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: Scott Snyder (Batman) and Sean Murphy (Sean the Barbarian) team up for a new horror book, The Wake, from DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint!
The March PREVIEWS Features
Manga & More Month — PREVIEWS takes your on a journey around the world in thirty days as we spotlight some of the best in graphic fiction from Japan, South Korea, and Europe! Look throughout the catalog for the Manga & More icon for some of the best international comics on the market today!
On The Flip Side — As part of our Manga & More Month, we talk with Dark Horse Comics publisher Mike Richardson about his company’s efforts at bringing an international flavor to the American comic shop and Usagi Yojimbo creator Stan Sakai about his long-running series!
Indie Edge: Rick Remender, the fan-favorite writer behind Fear Agent, Uncanny X-Force, Uncanny Avengers, and many more acclaimed titles talks to PREVIEWS about his current and upcoming projects and some of the recent books that have caught his attention.
Gems of the Month: March’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: Dark Horse Comics’ King Conan: Hour of the Dragon #1, an adaptation of the Robert E. Howard novel by Timothy Truman and Tomas Giorello; DC Comics’ The Movement #1, a new series from Gail Simone and Freddie Williams II; IDW Publishing’s Doomsday.1 #1, a post-apocalyptic series from John Byrne about an Earth scorched by a solar flare and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station who can only watch helplessly as civilization falls; Image Comics’ Ten Grand #1, a new series from J. Michael Straczynski about a mob enforcer who becomes Heaven’s enforcer when an Angel makes him a deal he cannot refuse; and Marvel Comics’ Ultimate Spider-Man #23 in which Miles Morales may be Ultimate Spider-Man no more!
Splash: PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming this April, including Marvel Comics’ Iron Man #9, the start of Kieron Gillen and Dale Eaglesham’s “The Secret Origin of Tony Stark” storyline; Diamond Select Toys’ Galactus Bottle Opener; Rittenhouse Archives’ Game of Thrones Season Two Trading Cards; and many more products!
PREVIEWS Exclusive Apparel: This month PREVIEWS offers more exclusive apparel that can be found only at your comic shop than ever before! Fans of Adventure Time will find new t-shirts and hoodies based on the fan-favorite series, Juan Ortiz’s stylish Star Trek artwork finds new life on an exclusive t-shirt, plus Teeange Mutant Ninja Turtles, My Little Pony, Marvel Comics, and The Walking Dead t-shirts. Plus, there are several new snapback caps that feature Marvel Comics logos that you can only get from your local comic shop. All these and many more can only be found in PREVIEWS, so be sure to order them from your local comic book shop and refresh your wardrobe!
Plus: Staff Picks, the month’s Certified Cool books, the monthly Bestseller Charts, and so much more!
All this awaits you in the March edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, February 27th with a cover price of just $4.50.