September's PREVIEWS Spotlights DC Comics' "Rotworld" crossover event and Marvel Comics' Iron Man #1.
The September edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on August 29th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning November 2012.
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: Spotlighting DC Comics' "Rotworld" crossover, an epic storyline spanning Swamp Thing, Animal Man, and Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. in November.
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: Marvel Comics' Iron Man #1 from Kieron Gillen (Journey into Mystery) and Greg Land (Uncanny X-Men), one of the lynchpin titles in the publisher’s Marvel NOW! relaunch.
September PREVIEWS Features
Monthly Theme: How To Draw — PREVIEWS offers aspiring comic book creators a helping hand in September with the annual “How to Draw” month. Books that will help creators draw, write, and publish their comics work and achieve their creative dreams are spotlighted throughout September’s catalog. Then, on the Flip Side, PREVIEWS, we sit down for an interview with Terry Moore, the acclaimed creator behind such comics as Strangers in Paradise and Echo, and Moore offers advice for getting started in creative endeavors and talks about his new series, Rachel Rising!
Holiday Gift Guide — Each year, PREVIEWS produces for retailers and consumers the annual PREVIEWS Holiday Gift Guide, an 80-page catalog that presents some of the best books and merchandise for your gift giving needs this December, and the 2012 PREVIEWS Holiday Gift Guide is offered in the September PREVIEWS catalog.
Indie Edge: Jessica Abel and Matt Madden, both acclaimed indie comics creators, team up each year to produce the Best American Comics anthologies, and they talk with PREVIEWS this month about the books they’re reading as the inspirations they find.
Gems of the Month: September's PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include Dark Horse Comics' Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow – Wonderland #1, a new series starring the popular Joss Whedon character; DC Comics' Swamp Thing #14, the first chapter in DC Comics' "Rotworld" crossover event, from Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette; IDW Publishing's Judge Dredd #1, an ongoing series starring the futuristic lawman from the pages of 2000AD from writer Duane Swierczynski and artists Nelson Daniel and Paul Gulacy; Image Comics' Great Pacific #1, an environmental thriller from Joe Harris and Martin Morazzo; and Marvel Comics' Captain America #1, the new series from Rick Remender and John Romita, Jr. that relaunches the patriotic hero for Marvel NOW!
Splash: PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming this November, including All New X-Men #1 from Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen, Dynamite Entertainment's Masks from Chris Roberson and Alex Ross, David Schulner and Juan Jose Ryp's Clone from Image Comics, WizKids/NECA's DC HeroClix: Batman: Streets of Gotham game, and many more products!
PREVIEWS Exclusive Apparel: This month PREVIEWS offers four t-shirts, a polo shirt, and a hoodie that are exclusively available through your local comic shop. Fans of The Walking Dead will want the "Survive" hoodie, featuring a silhouette of the series' characters on the back and writing on the sleeves, while office workers can dress like they're part of Nick Fury's team with the "Classic S.H.I.E.L.D. Logo" polo shirt. Plus, there are Star Wars, Marvel Comics, and Adventure Time t-shirts that won’t be found anywhere else other than the comic book specialty shop in your area!