Media Release — The March edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on February 25th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning May 2015.
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: Spinning out of Secret Wars, an all-new, all-women Avengers team assembles in G. Willow Wilson, Marguerite Bennett, and Jorge Molina’s A-Force!
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: DC Comics’ event continues in May as the Batmen of two worlds collide in Convergence!
The March PREVIEWS Features:
Theme — Women In Comics MonthWomen in Comics Month: PREVIEWS celebrates the many women who work within the comics industry and community, whether it is behind-the-scenes as publishers, editors, or translators or in the spotlight as writers, artists or as strong female lead characters! Throughout PREVIEWS you’ll find the “Women in Comics” icon pointing out a deserving title featuring female creators or protangionists!
On The Flip Side — PREVIEWS talks to a number of female comic creators and professionals, including Kathryn Immonen and Meredith Finch, as part of our “Women In Comics” month!
Gems of the Month: March’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: Chuck Palahniuk returns to the world of his cult favorite novel Fight Club in a comic book sequel from Dark Horse Comics, Fight Club 2; the heroes of DC Comics face their greatest crisis in the latest chapter in the adaptation of the best-selling video game in DC Comics’s Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Four #1; Douglas Adams’ famous detective hangs his shingle in San Diego in IDW Publishing’s Dirk Gently’s Detective Agency #1; Warren Ellis explores the acceleration of culture and technology in the 21st-century in Injection #1 from Image Comics; and Marvel Comics’s greatest super-heroines assemble to save their sector of Battleworld in A-Force #1!
Splash: PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming this May, including a mystery that engulfs the Inhumans during the Secret Wars in Charles Soule and John Timms’ Inhumans: Attilan Rising from Marvel Comics; one of today’s most innovative publishers celebrates a quarter century in Drawn & Quarterly’s Drawn & Quarterly: Twenty-Five Years of Contemporary Cartooning, Comics, and Graphic Novels; an era draws to a close in Archie Comics’ Archie #666; Alan Moore delves into the life and art of H.P. Lovecraft in Avatar Press’ Providence; John Layman’s best-selling Image Comics series Chew is the subject of IDW Games’ new card game, Chew: Cases of the FDA; and many more products you have to look forward to this spring!
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! Daredevil soars above Hell’s Kitchen on the Daredevil: “Hoodle City” Black T-Shirt, and Deadpool is quizzical on the Deadpool: “Question Mark” Red T-Shirt. There’s new headgear inspired by Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD with the Classic SHIELD Symbol and Hydra Symbol Flex Fit Caps. Join the Galactic Empire with the Star Wars: “Imperial Security” Black T-Shirt, and hunt the galaxy’s greatest bounty hunter with the Star Wars: “Boba Fett? Where?” Army Green T-Shirt. These, and many other products that you can find only through PREVIEWS, will have you looking sharp this spring!
Indie Edge: PREVIEWS talks to Joëlle Jones, the artist of Oni Press’ Hellheim and Bride of Hellheim, about her career and the books she’s enjoying today!
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 25th with a new, lower cover price of just $3.99!