Media Release -- The February edition of Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on January 30th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning April 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: John Layman and Jason Fabok celebrate 900 issues of Detective Comics with an oversized anniversary issue in Detective Comics #19!
The February PREVIEWS Features
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Month — PREVIEWS wants to take you into worlds beyond imagination as we celebrate science-fiction and fantasy comics! Look throughout the catalog for the Sci-Fi & Fantasy icon for some of the best science-fiction and fantasy comics on the market today!
On The Flip Side — We take a look at 2012's top-sellers in comic books, graphic novels, and all the rest of the products you'll find in your local comic shop!
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: February's PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: Dark Horse Comics' The Last of Us: American Dreams #1, a prequel to the forthcoming game from Naughty Dog from the game's creative director Neil Druckmann and Faith Erin Hicks; DC Comics' Action Comics #19 sees the return of Lex Luthor's battlesuit in this adventure from Andy Diggle and Tony S. Daniel; IDW Publishing's The Colonized #1, a mini-series from Zombies Vs. Robots' Chris Ryall that pits anti-government separatists in a war for survival against both aliens and zombies; Image Comics' Jupiter's Legacy #1, a groundbreaking series from Mark Millar (Kick-Ass) and Frank Quitely (All-Star Superman) that looks at the second generation of superheroes; and Marvel Comics' X-Men #1, a new mutant team starring the women of the X-Men.
Splash: PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming this April, including Marvel Comics' Thanos Rising; Mark Millar and Frank Quitely's Jupiter Rising from Image Comics; a new sword-and-sorcery heroine debuts in J.T. Krul's Jirni #1 from Aspen MLT; Jeffrey Brown's new book, Star Wars: Vader's Little Princess; 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 Iron Man will find new three new t-shirts and three new baseball caps based on this summer's Iron Man 3. There are more shirts based on AMC's The Walking Dead and Cartoon Network's Adventure Time. Marvel Comics' heroes and villains aren't forgotten with new shirts starring Thanos, Venom, Doctor Doom, and the Punisher, and a new Star Trek: The Next Generation shirt from Trevco takes Captain Picard and his crew where no Super Nintendo has done before. 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 February edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, January 30th with a cover price of just $4.50.