August's PREVIEWS Features Marvel Comics' original graphic novel Avengers: Endless Wartime from Warren Ellis, Mike McKone, and Jason Keith!
The August edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on July 24th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning October 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: Marvel Comics launches a new line of in-continuity original graphic novels with Avengers: Endless Wartime (JUN130674D) from Warren Ellis, Mike McKone, and Jason Keith, with an introduction by Clark Gregg!
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting, the creative time behind the acclaimed "Winter Soldier" storyline in Marvel's Captain America, reteam for a new international spy thriller from Image Comics, Velvet!
The August PREVIEWS Features
Halloween Comic Fest — Autumn's celebration of comics returns bigger and better than ever this October, with more free full-size comics and more mini-comic bundles offered than ever before!
On The Flip Side — Summer heats up as you read this and Sirius the dog star dominates the night sky, and PREVIEWS celebrates those "Dog Days of Summer" by focusing on the memorable canines from the pages of your favorite comics!
Indie Edge: Paul Pope, the Eisner Award-winning creator of Batman: Year 100 and Heavy Liquid, returns with the new graphic novel Batting Boy from :01 First Second and the behind-the-scenes book The Road to Battling Boy from PictureBox, and we talk to Pope about the books he's enjoying right now!
Gems of the Month: August's PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: Wendy and Richard Pini's ElfQuest Special: The Final Quest One-Shot from Dark Horse Comics, a prelude to the next chapter in the acclaimed fantasy series that has spanned three decades; DC Comics' Superman/Wonder Woman #1, the new series that teams the Man of Steel and the Amazon Princess with new adventures and a burgeoning romance in the New 52 from writer Charles Soule and artist Tony S. Daniel; IDW Publishing's Samurai Jack #1, based on the fan-favorite Cartoon Network series, from creators Jim Zub (Image Comics' Skullkickers) and Andy Suriano; Image Comics' Velvet #1, a new spy thriller about a top agent who returns to the field after decades as the deadliest secretary in the halls of power from the acclaimed Captain America team of Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting; and Marvel Comics' Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #13, a new series that pits Spider-Man against pure terror from Matt Kindt and Marco Rudy!
PREVIEWS Exclusive Apparel: This month PREVIEWS offers more exclusive apparel that can be found only at your comic shop than ever before! Keep warm this winter with Deadpool, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Army of Darkness, and The Walking Dead hoodies. Plus there are Deadpool and Army of Darkness polo shirts, more t-shirts of Adventure Time, My Little Pony, Transformers, and your favorite Marvel Comics characters, all of which 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 August edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, July 24th with a cover price of just $4.50.