The September edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops on August 30th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning November 2017.
ON OUR FRONT COVER: Before the founding of the B.P.R.D., before Hellboy was summoned from Hell, Professor Trevor Bruttenholm and Grigori Rasputin waged a battle of magic in the midst of World War II in Mike Mignola's new Hellboy spin-off, Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon.
ON OUR BACK COVER: The secrets behind DC Rebirth and the mystery of who altered the history of the DC Universe are revealed as Geoff Johns and Gary Frank's 12-part Doomsday Clock from DC Entertainment begins.
The September PREVIEWS Features
As Seen on TV — We're smack-dab in the midst of new Golden Age of must-see television series and it's no surprise at all that some of today’s top TV series, as well as classic series from years past, are making their way to comics, and PREVIEWS’ As Seen on TV month brings them to your attention.
Gems of the Month — September's PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:
• Dark Horse Comics' Jenny Finn #1 and Rasputin: The Voice of the Dragon #1
• DC Entertainment's Batman: Creature of the Night #1 and Doomsday Clock #1
• IDW Publishing's Sword of Ages #1 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters II #1
• Image Comics' The Gravediggers Union #1 and No. 1 With a Bullet #1
• Marvel Comics' Daredevil #595
On The Flip Side — PREVIEWS talks to American Mythology Productions president James Kuhoric about resurrecting the classic animated character Underdog for new comics from the publisher.
catBUZZ — PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming out in the months ahead. This November, the acclaimed creative team of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee reunite for Marvel Legacy in Marvel Comics' Captain America #695. Also, Locke & Key's Gabriel Rodriguez writes and draws an all-new fantasy series in IDW Publishing's Sword of Ages; The Gravediggers Union is all that stands between civilization and the zombie apocalypse in Image Comics' new series; Dr. Zaius makes a shocking discovery in BOOM! Studios' new Kong on the Planet of the Apes crossover; there's a new biker gang in Riverdale in Archie Comics' Betty and Veronica: Vixens; Graphitti Designs is ready for the Justice League movie with a new line of t-shirts; and many other products you should look forward to. Fans and collectors have these products and many more to look forward to this autumn.
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! Some of Marvel's heroes meet pop art on the Marvel: "Defender Squares" Black T-Shirt, quaff the brew that would stop the Evil Dead with the Army of Darkness: "Ash Williams Amber Ale Beer Label" Black T-Shirt, and show off your rock music bona fides with the Buckaroo Banzai: "Overthruster Album Cover" Black T-Shirt. These and many other shirts can only be found through PREVIEWS and your local comic shop!
Indie Edge — PREVIEWS talks to Justine Prado, a comic book writer and screenwriter, who has written a special issue of Valiant's Faith as well as a new graphic novel, Emet Comics' Finding Molly: An Adventure in Catsitting, about her work in comics and the books she's enjoying today.
Editor’s Note — In this month's Editor's Note, PREVIEWS editor Marty Grosser pens a moving tribute to his mother, who passed away during the production of this catalog
Comic Shop Tales — This month PREVIEWS offers a collection of the "Comic Shop Tales" one-page comic strips that have been appearing in the catalog
Plus: Staff Picks, 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 30th with the regular cover price of just $3.99.