Media Release -- The December edition of Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on November 28th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning February 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: Diamond Select Toys' line of Star Trek ship models returns to stores in 2013, and the front cover spotlights the USS Enterprise-B (AUG121760, $60.00) and the Klingon Bird-of-Prey (JUN121771, $70.00) models!
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: The new creative team of Jeff Lemire (Animal Man) and Andrea Sorrentino takes the reins on DC Comics' Green Arrow with a storyline that puts Oliver Queen in his most desperate straits yet!
The December PREVIEWS Features
Monthly Theme: Unsung Heroes — Throughout this issue of PREVIEWS, you'll find books from publishers like Dark Horse Comics, Dynamite Entertainment, BOOM! Studios, Archie Comics, and many more labeled as Unsung Heroes. Books that star caped and masked heroes who may not be as well known but whose adventures lack none of the thrills.
On The Flip Side — PREVIEWS has an exclusive interview with Robert Kirkman! The legendary creator of The Walking Dead talks about his own "Unsung Hero" — Invincible — as that series reaches its 100th issue!
Indie Edge: Michael Avon Oeming, the artist of Powers and creator of Image Comics' Mice Templar and Dark Horse Comics' The Victories, talks with PREVIEWS this month about the books he's reading.
Gems of the Month: December's PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: Dark Horse Comics' Star Wars: Dark Times — Fire Carrier #1, a new mini-series from Randy Stradley and Gabriel Guzman about an untold adventure of the Jedi during the aftermath of the Clone Wars; DC Comics' Justice League of America #1, a new series from Geoff Johns and David Finch about a new team of heroes that will lead into the upcoming "Trinity War" event; IDW Publishing's G.I. Joe #1, a new ongoing series set in the aftermath of the Cobra Civil War as Duke takes the Joe team public and battles Cobra in the harsh glare of daylight; Image Comics' Snapshot #1, a new thriller from Andy Diggle and Jock, the creative team behind The Losers, that puts a video game clerk on the run when he discovers a mobile phone loaded with pictures of a murder; and Marvel Comics' Uncanny X-Men #1, a new series from Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo that shines a light on Cyclops, Emma Frost, Magik, and Magneto as they deal with the fallout of Avengers Vs. X-Men.
Splash: PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming this February, including Marvel Comics' Nova #1 from Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness; Top Shelf Productions' Nemo: Heart of Ice graphic novella, a spin-off of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen from Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill; Bongo Comics' Mylo Xyloto #1, a comic based on Coldplay's latest album; Square-Enix' The Dark Knight Trilogy Play Arts ~Kai~ Action Figures; 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! Marvel Comics fans will want the Uncanny Avengers and Son of Satan t-shirts, Beetlejuice's The Handbook for the Recently Departed graces a t-shirt, Doctor Who fans will find several new styles, and there are Transformers and My Little Pony shirts as well! These shirts 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 December edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, November 28th with a cover price of just $4.50.