Media Release — The November edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on October 29th. November’s PREVIEWS offers over 2,000 new items and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning January 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: Al Simmons, the original Spawn, returns as Image Comics’ Spawn celebrates its 250th issue with a cover by Greg Capullo (Batman) and Todd McFarlane!
ON OUR BACK COVER: A bold new era for the Man of Steel — a new costume and new powers — dawns in 2015 as Geoff Johns and John Romita, Jr.’s run on Superman continues!
The November PREVIEWS Features
Classic Comic Strip Month — PREVIEWS takes a look back at the comic strips that have graced American newspapers for a century and a half and the influence they have had on comic books and narrative storytelling with this month’s special focus on comic strip reprints!
On The Flip Side — Representative John Lewis (D-GA) continues his autobiographical memoir of the Civil Rights Movement, Top Shelf Production’s March, and PREVIEWS talks with the Represenative and collaborators about the Civil Rights Movement and the book itself!
Gems of the Month — November’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: Dark Horse Comics’ Conan/Red Sonja #1, the long-awaited crossover between the two heroes of the Hyborean Age from Gail Simone and Jim Zub; DC Entertainment’s Superman #38, the conclusion to the first story arc in Geoff Johns and John Romita, Jr.’s Superman run that establishes the new status quo for 2015; IDW Publishing’s Zombies Vs. Robots #1, a new monthly series that relaunches Chris Ryall and Ashley Wood’s sci-fi/horror concept; Image Comics’ Casanova: Acedia #1, which brings Matt Fraction’s time-lost super-thief to Hollywood where he has to figure who and where he is; and Marvel Comics’ Uncanny Avengers #1, a relaunch of the team in the wake of Avengers & X-Men: Axis from Rick Remender and Daniel Acuna!
Splash — PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products arriving in January! Marvel Comics launches a new weekly series, Wolverines, with its first story arc by Charles Soule and Nick Bradshaw. Dynamite Entertainment brings some of King Features’ classic comic strip characters to comics with a new project that includes Prince Valiant, Mandrake the Magician, Flash Gordon, and more. Valiant Entertainment travels through the fourth dimension in Ivar, Timewalker, while four young women discover that their part-time amusement park jobs might be much more in Oni Press’ Part Time Princesses. Plus, there’s a PREVIEWS-exclusive Green Lantern bust bank from Monogram, a DVD release of Monty Python’s reunion shows last summer, and Star Trek Catan. All these, plus much more!
Indie Edge — Craig Yoe, a producer of coffee-table books of vintage comics and comic book art for IDW Publishing, talks to PREVIEWS about his career his favorite projects, upcoming works, and the books he’s reading!
PREVIEWS Exclusive Apparel — This month PREVIEWS offers more exclusive apparel that can be found only at your comic shop! Harley Quinn is “Da Bomb!” on a brand-new red t-shirt, and King Feature’s The Ghost Who Walks stars on his own The Phantom: “With Devil” Silver T-Shirt. Fear the night with the Moon Knight: “Weapon Throw” Charcoal T-Shirt and know life without fear with the Daredevil Red Heather T-Shirt. Be sure to order these shirts and many others 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 November edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, October 29th with a cover price of just $4.50.