Sneak PREVIEWS: A New Era for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Begins in February's PREVIEWS
Jan 22, 2021
The February edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops and digitally Wednesday, January 27th with comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning April 2021.
Your consumers can get a look at the catalog on the PREVIEWSworld website by checking out the site's sections that spotlight the Gems of the Month as well as the full catalog sections for Comics; Graphic Novels; Books; Magazines; Trading Cards; Apparel; Toys, Statues, and Models; Collectibles; and Games.
Guardians of the Galaxy #1
ON OUR FRONT COVER: A new era for the Guardians of the Galaxy begins in Marvel Comics’ Guardians of the Galaxy from Al Ewing and Juan Frigeri.
ON OUR BACK COVER: Best-selling creative team Geoff Johns and Gary Frank (Doomsday Clock, Batman: Earth One) launch their first creator-owned project with Image Comics, the post-nuclear apocalypse hero Geiger.
ON OUR CATALOG SPINE: Fans of Avatar: The Last Airbender feel the power of the Fire Nation with Diamond Select Toys’ Avatar: The Last Airbender Gallery: Zuko PVC Figure (FEB211928).
ON OUR ORDER FORM COVER: Valiant Entertainment’s Shadowman (FEB211590) returns in an all-new series from Cullen Bunn and Jon Davis-Hunt.
Gems of the Month: February’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:
· BOOM! Studios' Magic #1
· Dark Horse Comics' Beasts of Burden: Occupied Territory #1 and Cojacaru the Skinner #1
· Dynamite Entertainment's Vampirella vs. Purgatori #2
· IDW Publishing's Godzilla: Monsters & Protectors #1 and My Little Pony/Transformers: Friendship in Disguise #1
· Image Comics' Geiger #1 and The Old Guard: Tales Through Time #1
· Marvel Comics' Guardians of the Galaxy #1
Our Monthly Theme: Black History Month: February is Black History Month, and here at PREVIEWS, we're showcasing comics and graphic novels that feature black characters or were created by African-American creators, or somehow describe the black experience in America.
CatBUZZ: This month PREVIEWS takes a look at the grand finale of Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman’s Venom in Marvel Comics’ Venom #200; BOOM! Studios launches a new series based on Wizards of the Coast’s Magic the Gathering trading card game; Titan Comics celebrates the 50th-anniversary of the Doctor’s arch-nemesis in Doctor Who: Missy; Stan Sakai publishes an all-ages Usagi Yojimbo graphic novel in IDW Publishing’s Chibi-Usagi; and much more!
CatBUZZ Toys: Among the toys to look forward to in the next six months, Grand Admiral Thrawn will divine your thoughts from your art with Diamond Select Toys’ Star Wars Rebels–Grand Admiral Thrawn 1/7-Scale Mini-Bust, Hero Collector launches a new Star Trek collection with the Star Trek Universe Model Starship Collection, Mezco's One:12 Collective: Marvel Comics: Ghost Rider Figure comes with a flaming skull and his demonic motorcycle, a Batman rises from the wreckage with Medicom’s DC Comics: Knightfall Batman MAFEX Figure; and other exciting products!
PREVIEWS Exclusive Merchandise: Every month PREVIEWS offers comics and merchandise you can find only in your local comic shop, and among this month’s highlights are Diamond Select Toys’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Select: The Creature Under the Stairs Figure (FEB211930); Funko’s POP! Dragonball Z: Super Saiyan 2 Goku Figure (FEB212110); 1000 Toys’ FLCL: Canti Action Figures, available in both red (FEB212240) and blue (FEB212241); and Hiya Toys’ Aliens: Crouching Alien Warrior 1/18-Scale Figure (FEB212334). Be sure to order these and other exclusive products through PREVIEWS at your local comic shop.
Indie Edge: This month, PREVIEWS talks with television writer/prodecer Rodney Barnes about his series Killadelphia for Image Comics, upcoming work for Marvel Comics and Dynamite Entertainment, and the books he’s reading today.
Editor's Note: In this month's Editor's Note, PREVIEWS editor Marty Grosser talks about the success of the comic industry in rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic and looks ahead to August's Free Comic Book Day.
Plus so much more!
All this awaits you in the February edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale on Wednesday, January 27th in print at your local comic shop or specialty store at its regular cover price of just $3.99 or digitally at PREVIEWSworld.com/digital!