Social Media Release — (BALTIMORE, MD) — (March 25, 2009) — Every month, PREVIEWS, the comic shop’s catalog, offers exclusive items you can only find at comic book specialty shops and other fine specialty retailers served by Diamond Comic Distributors.
Showcasing items shipping in June and beyond, April’s catalog has a variety of PREVIEWS Exclusives (PX), including:
• Star Wars Chubby Series 2 Figures ($12.99 MSRP each): Hong Kong’s Hot Toys pays homage to one of the greatest sci-fi properties of all times and its characters with these nesting figures. Each figure set features small, medium and large representations of Star Wars’ Clone Troopers/Stormtroopers (Item Code: APR091401), Ewoks (Item Code: APR091402), Jango/Boba Fett (Item Code: APR091403), Luke Skywalker (Item Code: APR091404), Pilots (Item Code: APR091405) or Princess Leia (Item Code: APR091406).
• Zorro: Year One PX TP Volume 1: Trail of the Fox (Item Code: APR090772, $19.99 MSRP): Dynamite Entertainment collects the first eight issues of writer Matt Wagner and artist Francesco Francavilla in this trade paperback, shedding new light on the back story and early adventures of The Fox. Wagner also provides the PX cover for this trade.
• How to Cosplay PX Volume 3: Cos-Style – Manga, Anime & Game Edition (Item Code: APR091144; $19.99 MSRP): Graphic-Sha Publishing continues its How to Cosplay series with this volume, perfect for those interested in the Japanese trend of sporting costumes inspired by fan-favorite anime, manga and video games.
Additionally, every month Titan Publishing solicits an expanse of magazines available in PREVIEWS Exclusive editions as well as their regular Newsstand versions.
Those PX editions solicited in March include Lost Official Magazine #23 (Item Code: APR091112; $6.99 MSRP), Star Trek Magazine #19 (Item Code: APR091116; $9.99 MSRP), Star Wars Insider #110 (Item Code: APR091118; $5.99 MSRP) and Torchwood Magazine #16 (Item Code: APR091120; $9.99 MSRP).
April PREVIEWS hits shelves at your local comic book specialty shop on April 1, so stop in and pick up your copy to learn more about these items and a host of other great comic books, graphic novels, toys and more pop culture products coming soon. To ensure accuracy when placing your order, please provide your local retailer with the Item Codes provided. Find a shop near you now by visiting www.comicshoplocator.com.
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