Media Release -- The September edition of Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on August 27th. August'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 November 2014.
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: The Transformers take the spotlight with three new projects from IDW Publishing, including "Days of Deception" and Angry Birds/Transformers!
The September PREVIEWS Features
Great Gift Ideas — The holidays are coming up, and PREVIEWS gets you ready for that hard-to-shop-for person in your life with a variety of gift ideas for every interest!
On The Flip Side — Continuing with the Gift Idea theme, on the Flip Side we look at some gift ideas from Dark Horse Comics, DC Entertainment, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, and Marvel Comics, and Gemstone Publishing, as well as ideas for young readers!
Gems of the Month — September's PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: Dark Horse Comics' Itty Bitty Comics: The Mask #1, a new all-ages reimagining of the Dark Horse character by Art Baltazar and Franco; DC Entertainment's Gotham By Midnight #1, a new supernatural series set in Gotham City that follows Jim Corrigan and a team of detectives from writer Ray Fawkes and artist Ben Templesmith; IDW Publishing's Shadow Show #1, a new series from Joe Hill and Jason Ciaramella that pays tribute to the work of legendary fantasist Ray Bradbury; Image Comics' Tooth & Claw #1, a new fantasy series by Kurt Busiek (Marvels) that sees a group of wizards summon a warrior through time to save their world, a decision that may have disastrous consequences; and Marvel Comics' Spider-Verse #1, the anthology series featuring a myriad of Spider-Men from across the multiverse that's part of Marvel's Spider-Verse event!
Splash — PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming this November, including Tom Taylor and Yildiray Cinar's Superior Iron Man from Marvel Comics; the hardcover edition of Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga from Image Comics; new adventures on Barsoom in Dynamite Entertainment's John Carter: Warlord of Mars; Medicom's Spider-Man Sofubi that's available exclusively through PREVIEWS; and much more!
Indie Edge — Renae De Liz, the artist of IDW Publishing's The Last Unicorn and editor of Womanthology, talks to PREVIEWS about her favorite projects, her Kickstartered Peter Pan graphic novel, and the books she's reading!
PREVIEWS Exclusive Apparel — This month PREVIEWS offers more exclusive apparel that can be found only at your comic shop than ever before! Ant Lucia's 1940s pin-up redesign of Harley Quinn is featured on the DC Bombshells: Harley Quinn Women's Satin Bathrobe; John Constantine is the epitome of English cool on the DC Heroes: John Constantine t-shirt; and Deadpool is featured on the Deadpool: "Rep Ur Team" Knit Hat and the Deadpool: "Question Mark" t-shirt. These and many more shirts can only be found in PREVIEWS! Be sure to order them from your local comic book shop and refresh your wardrobe!
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund — Retailers have the opportunity to support the CBLDF as part of the fund's annual membership drive through September's retailer order form!
Plus: Staff Picks, the month's Certified Cool books, the monthly Bestseller Charts, and so much more!
All this awaits you in the September edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, August 27th with a cover price of just $4.50.