Sneak PREVIEWS: Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman Come to Image Comics with Vanish
June 24, 2022
The July edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops and digitally on June 29th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning September 2022.
You can get a look at the catalog now 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.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #100
ON OUR FRONT COVER: Image Comics reteams Venom’s Donny Cates and Ryan Stegmen for Vanish (JUL220031), a tale of a man who was a fantasy hero in childhood trying to forget his past and the emergence of super-heroes in his presents.
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: Ryan Parrott’s epic Power Rangers story comes to its epic conclusion in BOOM! Studios’ Might Morphin Power Rangers #100 (JUL220309).
ON OUR CATALOG SPINE: Behind a cover by Jamie McKelvie, some of the greatest stories published in 2000 AD’s forty-five year history are collected in the first volume of Reellion’s Best of 2000 AD (JUL221853).
ON OUR ORDER FORM COVER: Pop culture icon Kevin Smith launches his imprint with Dark Horse Comics — Secret Stash Press — with a super-hero story starring a social media influencer, Maskerade (JUL220370).
The July PREVIEWS Includes:
Horror Month: People love to be scared, whether it be a shared story, a movie, a book, or our own beloved comics and graphic novels. This month, we give in to the Horror and let it take the whole month! It’s never too early to dive into some spooky reading or adding some monstrous goodies to your collector shelf, so look for the “Horror Month’ icon for more to thrill and chill you
Gems of the Month: July’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:
· BOOM! Studios’ Briar #1 (JUL220285) and Stuff of Nightmares #1 (JUL220292)
· Dark Horse Comics’ Maskerade #1 (JUL220371) and Shock Shop #1 (JUL220372)
· Dynamite Entertainment’s Stan Lee’s Alliances: Orphans HC (JUL220578) and Vampirella: Mindwarp #1 (JUL220547)
· Image Comics’ Bone Orchard: Ten Thousand Black Feathers #1 (JUL220009), Creepshow #1 (JUL220023), and Vanish #1 (JUL220030)
· Marvel Comics’ Star Wars: Visions #1 (JUL220923)
CatBUZZ: PREVIEWS takes a look at the upcoming projects that you will be reading the months to come. George Romero’s horror-comedy anthology film Creepshow comes to comics in a new anthology series from Image Comics, with a first issue (JUL220024) with stories from Chris Burnham, Paul Dini, Steve Langford, and John McCrea. Plus, Archie Comics opens the archives and documents their history with the Archie Encyclopedia (JUL221080); Brian Michael Bendis pens a new young readers graphic novel, Abrams’ Phenomena Volume 1: The Golden City of Eyes (JUL221059); Dynamite Entertainment pubishes one of Stan Lee’s final works, Stan Lee’ Alliances: Orphans (JUL220578), featuring work from Luke Lieberman, Ryan Silbert, Szymon Kudranksi (Spawn), and Bill Sienkiewicz; and Kenzer & Co.’s Knights of the Dinner Table publishes its 300th issue (JUL221722). Fans will have these and many others products to look forward to in September and the months beyond.
CatTOYS: On the catalog’s flip side, PREVIEWS looks at some upcoming toy projects that will have fans excited this fall and beyond. Leia of Alderaan infiltrates Jabba’s Palace on Tatooine with Diamond Select Toys’ Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Leia as Boushh Disguise Premier Collection 1/7-Scale Statue (JUL222488). Plus, Batman collectors are offered two versions of the Batmobile this month, Jada Toys’ The Batman (2022): Batmobile 1/32-Scale Die-Cast Vehicle (JUL222516) and Fascinations’ Batman: Batmobile 1989 Metal Model Kit (JUL223245). Mezco celebrates Spider-Man’s 60th-anniversary with the One:12 Collective: Marvel Comics: Amazing Spider-Man Deluxe Figure (JUL222540), and Good Smile’s Edward Scissorhands Nendoroid (JUL222881) brings the character of Tim Burton’s beloved film to life. These and other exiting toys will be coming your way this year and next.
PREVIEWS Exclusive Merchandise: This month’s PREVIEWS features a number of items available exclusively through PREVIEWS and your local comic shops. Mega-City One’s infamous lawman, Judge Dredd, metes out justice from his motorcycle with Hiya Toys’ Judge Dredd: Judge Dredd and Lawmaster Mk. II 1/18-Scale Exquisite Mini Figure Set (JUL223019). Plus, fans of the Dungeons & Dragons animated series from the 1980s will want Pinfinity’s Dungeons & Dragons: Neon Edition D20 Dice AR Pin (JUL223251); Surreal Entertainment releases two new exclusive coffee mugs, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin Mug (JUL223310), based on the best-selling comic series, and the Marvel: Moon Knight Face Mug (JUL223275), featuring a stylish image of Marvel Comics’ newest television hero; and Impact Merchandising offers two new exclusive Marvel t-shirts featuring M.O.D.O.K.Look for these and other products marked with the PREVIEWSExclusive logo throughout the catalog for the products you can find only at your local comic shop!
Indie Edge: Creator Brian Pulido talks about his Coffin Comics crossover event, Hellwitch vs. Lady Death: Wargasm, why he loves Captain America, why you should be reading Keanu Reeves’ BRZRKR from BOOM! Studios, and the books he’s reading today.
In the Editor’s Note: PREVIEWS editor Marty Grosser talks about enjoying the summer months, because Halloween will be here before you know it, and looks forward to visiting California and returning to San Diego Comic-Con and seeing old friends there this year.
Plus: So much more!
All this awaits you in the July edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, June 29th in print at your local comic shop or specialty store at its regular cover price of $4.99 or digitally at PREVIEWSworld.com/digital!