August 2016 PREVIEWS Pre-Order Picks: IMAGE COMICS
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third consecutive month where we take a look at the monthly PREVIEWS catalog and highlight the books we feel should be added to your pre-order list. In order to keep the list as short as possible (Just imagine how tough that can be!), we focus on new titles or first volume collections only.
Your local comic shop depends on your pre-orders to help prevent shortages or overstocks. Since business reality makes it impossible for a local comic shop to order some of everything, they need you to tell them what you want to see. Please give it a try.
Pick up a copy of the August PREVIEWS at your local comic shop, or visit the online catalog at http://www.previewsworld.com. Then give your local comic store the list of what you want to pre-order for October 2016. We’ll do our best here to help you with those selections, from a BC Refugees point of view. Not objective, but absolutely subjective.
From the PREVIEWS catalog: "Set during Prohibition, and deep in the backwoods of Appalachia, MOONSHINE #1 tells the story of Lou Pirlo, a city-slick "torpedo" sent from New York City to negotiate a deal with the best moonshiner in West Virginia, one Hiram Holt. What Lou doesn't figure on is that Holt is just as cunning and ruthless as any NYC crime boss. Because not only will Holt do anything to protect his illicit booze operation, he'll stop at nothing to protect a much darker family secret...a bloody, supernatural secret that must never see the light of day... or better still, the light of the full moon.
MOONSHINE #1 marks the first time AZZARELLO and RISSO have worked together for Image Comics and reunites the Eisner Award winning creative team that defined modern crime comics with 100 Bullets... and now puts a horror-twist on a classic gangster tale. Issue #1 features a variant cover by legendary comics creator, Frank Miller!"
From the PREVIEWS catalog: "MARK MILLAR & GREG CAPULLO join forces to create the smash hit sci-fi / fantasy story of the year: REBORN. Where do you go when you die? Not heaven or hell; somewhere else. Somewhere you have to fight to survive. Somewhere the people from the past are waiting for you-the good and the bad."
From the PREVIEWS catalog: "AN ALL-NEW ONE-SHOT COMIC BOOK / MUSIC EXPERIENCE!
JESSE BLAZE SNIDER's groundbreaking online comic book / music anthology "BLACK LIGHT DISTRICT: 6 ISSUES" comes to Image Comics! Featuring six epic illustrated stories set to the music of the geek culture inspired "Black Light District "EP!
"JESSE SNIDER's BLACK LIGHT DISTRICT is a storytelling revelation! Each song married to the comic images create one-of-a-kind sound and visual dramas never seen before in the comics medium." - John Siuntres, Word Balloon"