EDITOR’S NOTE: We continue efforts to persuade readers to obtain a copy of the monthly PREVIEWS catalog and let their local comics shop now what books they want to purchase in two months. (The November issue of Previews features books to be released during January 2017). It’s the best way to make proper use of the current business model and help your local comic shop avoid shortages or over-ordering (both impact on sales and profit). Let’s make sure there are local comic stores for generations to come. If you need further incentive, here’s a look at what else makes up the new issue of PREVIEWS, due on comic store shelves this Wednesday, October 26 . . . . . .
Diamond Announces Contents of the November 2016 PREVIEWS
Bruce Timm Covers PREVIEWS with DC Entertainment’s Kamandi Challenge
(BALTIMORE, MD) — (October 19, 2016) — The November edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops on October 26th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning January 2017.
ON OUR FRONT COVER: DC Entertainment celebrates Jack Kirby's centenary year with the Kamandi Challenge behind a cover by Bruce Timm.
ON OUR BACK COVER: Diamond Select Toys' best-selling action figures based on the Ghostbusters franchise continues with Ghostbusters Select Series 5.
The November PREVIEWS Features
From the Archives — PREVIEWS spotlights the rich history of newspaper comic strips this month, flaggging comic strip collections and other archives throughout the catalog.
On The Flip Side — PREVIEWS talks to Scott Dunbier, Special Projects Editor at IDW Publishing, about the publisher's Artist Edition volumes, how projects are selected, and the process of bringing them to print.
Gems of the Month — November's PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:
- Dark Horse Comics' Slayer: Repentless and Angel Series 11
- DC Entertainment's Kamandi Challenge and Justice League/Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
- IDW Publishing's My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #50
- Image Comics' Curse Words and The Few
- Marvel Comics' The Mighty Captain Marvel
catBUZZ — PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming in January, including Earth's darkest hour as Marvel's heroes unite to battle a monster invasion in Marvel Comics' Monsters Unleashed from Cullen Bunn and an all-star roster of artists. Plus, the key to saving the future lies in Angel's past in Dark Horse Comics' Angel Season 11; Hasbro's My Little Pony celebrates an anniversary issue in IDW Publishing's My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #50; the motives of a wizard will determine the future of New York City in Image Comics' Curse Words; The Sixth Gun's Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt tackle Prohibition and the supernatural in Oni Press' The Damned; based on The CW's forthcoming series, Archie Comics’ Riverdale prequel one-shot takes a different look at Archie Andrews and his gang; Cryptozoic releases a new series of mini-figures based on Ant Lucia's DC Bombshells artwork; Diamond Select Toys brings the characters of Zack Snyder's Watchmen to their Vinimates Action Figure line; and many more products you have to look forward to this winter.
PREVIEWS Exclusive Apparel — Each month PREVIEWS offers comic book fans and pop culture aficionados a selection of t-shirts and other apparel that can only be found in your local comic shop! Jim Lee's vintage portrayal of Magneto is featured on the X-Men: "Magneto Is Right" Navy T-Shirt, Venom's grim visage graces the Spider-Man: "Happy Venom" Black T-Shirt, and Gotham's finest are recruiting with the Batman: "Gotham City Police Department" Knit Beanie. Refresh your wardrobe with these and many other products that you can find only through PREVIEWS and your local comic shop.
Indie Edge — PREVIEWS talks to Eric Mona, the publisher of Paizo Publishing, the publisher behind the best-selling Pathfinder role-playing game, about bringing the world of Pathfinder to comics as well as the books he's reading today.
Plus: Staff Picks, the monthly Bestseller Charts, and so much more!
All this awaits you in the November edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, October 26th with the cover price of just $3.99.