Sneak PREVIEWS: Look What’s in May's Catalog
Apr 12, 2013
May's PREVIEWS Features the Bif! Bam! Pow! of DC Comics' Batman '66!
The May edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on April 24th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning July 2013.
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: Television audiences grew up with Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin, and now their memorable portrayals come to comics in DC Comics' Batman '66!
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: It's murder in the Golden Age of Television in Satellite Sam, a new noir series from Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin!
The May PREVIEWS Features
Movie Month — PREVIEWS takes readers to the multiplex for the biggest summer movie season ever! Look throughout the catalog for the Movie Month icon for some of the comics you've seen on the big screen!
On The Flip Side — It's more movie month as we talk about the blockbuster films coming out this year, including Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Wolverine, Man of Steel, and many more!
Indie Edge: Gail Simone, the fan-favorite writer behind DC Comics' Birds of Prey and Batgirl, is launching a new Red Sonja series from Dynamite Entertainment this summer, and she talks to PREVIEWS about her current and upcoming projects and some of the recent books that have caught his attention.
Gems of the Month: May's PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: Dark Horse Comics' Catalyst Comix #1, Joe Casey's new series and the latest release in Dark Horse's "Comics' Greatest World" relaunch; DC Comics' Justice League #22, the start of the epic crossover event, "Trinity War"; IDW Publishing's The Rocketeer/The Spirit: Pulp Friction! #1, a crossover between Dave Stevens' high-flying hero and Will Eisner's fan-favorite detective; Image Comics' Satellite Sam #1, a film noir-style tale of the seedy side of the Golden Age of Television from Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin; and Marvel Comics' Superior Foes of Spider-Man #1, part of Marvel's "Superior Spider-Month," this time focusing on Superior Spider-Man's superior enemies!
Splash: PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming this July, including the beginning of a new team of Avengers for the cyber-age in Marvel Comics' Avengers A.I. #1; Brian Stelfreeze's return to monthly comics in BOOM! Studios' Day Men with Matt Gagnon and Michael Alan Nelson; the return of Quantum and Woody from Valiant Entertainment; fleet battles in the Alpha Quadrant with WizKids/NECA's Star Trek: Attack Wing miniatures game; and many more products!
PREVIEWS Exclusive Apparel: This month PREVIEWS offers more exclusive apparel that can be found only at your comic shop than ever before! There are t-shirts based on BBC America's Doctor Who; pulp heroes like Flash Gordon and The Phantom get their time in the spotlight; more shirts with you favorite Marvel Comics characters; and much, more more! All these and many more can only be found in PREVIEWS, so be sure to order them from your local comic book shop and refresh your wardrobe!
All this awaits you in the May edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, April 24th with a cover price of just $4.50.