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Sneak PREVIEWS: Clementine Stars in an Original Image Comics Graphic Novel on April's PREVIEWS Cover

The April edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops and digitally on March 23rd and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning June 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.

Front Cover - Image Comics' Clementine Book One   Back Cover - Diamond Select Toys' Gargoyles: Goliath Mini-Bust
Front Cover:
Image Comics’
Clementine Book One GN
APR220009
  Back Cover:
Diamond Select Toys’
Gargoyles: Goliath 1/7-Scale Mini-Bust
APR222232

ON OUR FRONT COVER: Acclaimed graphic novelist Tillie Walden carries on the story of Clementine from The Walking Dead video games in Image Comics’ Clementine Book One (APR220009), the first volume of a young adault graphic novel trilogy.

ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: The Gargoyles soat over the concrete canyons of New York City as Diamond Select Toys launches a line of collectibles based on the beloved Disney animated series, beginning with the Gargoyles: Golaith 1/7-Scale Mini-Bust (APR222232).

ON OUR ORDER FORM COVER: Tyler Crook (Harrow County) writes and illustrates a new horror series from Dark Horse Comics, The Lonesome Hunters (APR220277), about an elderly (and retired) monster hunter, a young girl, and the desperate battle they wage against a darkness that touches them both.

The April PREVIEWS Includes:

Manga MonthOUR MONTHLY THEME: PREVIEWS celebrates Manga Month, with a special spotlight on the art form. Look for the Manga Month icon throughout the catalog and be sure to check out the catalog’s monthly manga section.

Gems of the Month: April’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:

· BOOM! StudiosPower Rangers Unlimited: Countdown to Ruin #1 (APR220640)
· Dark Horse ComicsCyberpunk 2077: Blackout #1 (APR220279) and The Lonesome Hunters #1 (APR220277)
· Dynamite Entertainment’s Samurai Sonja #1 (APR220420)
· Image ComicsClementine Book One GN (APR220009), Closet #1 (APR220048), and Public Domain #1 (APR220053)
· Marvel ComicsStar Wars: The Mandalorian #1 (APR221005)

CatBUZZ: PREVIEWS takes a look at the upcoming projects that you will be reading the months to come. Clementine, the fan-favorite character from Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead video games, stars Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment’s new young adult graphic novel, Clementine Book One (APR220009) from award-winning graphic novelist Tillie Walden. Plus, BOOM! Studios’ newest Power Rangers special, Power Rangers Unlimited: Countdown to Ruin #1 (APR220640), delves into the backtory of Zhane and Andros from Power Rangers in Space; Gemstone’s annual Overstreet Price Guide celebrates a milestone in comics history with the PREVIEWS exclusive The Big! Big! Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 52: Diamond 40th-Anniversary Limited Edition (APR221509); Titan Comics continues the story of Elle from the Black Lotus anime in Nancy Collins and Enid Balam’s Blade Runner: Black Lotus (APR22 1833); Opus Comics wants to be exellect to each other in Bill & Ted Roll the Dice (APR221683); and Impact Merchandising brings fans of 1990’s Marvel Comics three t-shirts with vintage cover artwork from Todd McFarlane, George Peréz, and Moebius. Fans will have these and many others products to look forward to in June and beyond.

CatTOYS: On the catalog’s flip side, PREVIEWS looks at some upcoming toy projects that will have fans excited this summer and beyond. Diamond Select Toys takes to the skies of New York with the Gargoyles: Goliath 1/7-Scale Mini-Bust (APR222232), based on the beloved Disney 1990’s animated series. Celebrate Halloween in Westview with Iron Studios’ WandaVision: Wanda Halloween MiniCo Statue (APR222289); Beast Kingdom’s Spider-Man: No Way Home EAA-150: Spider-Man Integrated Suit Figure (APR222552) is ready to battle Spider-Man villains from across the multiverse; NECA brings together the “Heroes on the Half Shell” and classic horror films together in the Universal Monsters vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Leonardo as The Hunchback 7-Inch Figure (APR222300). These and other exiting toys will be coming your way this year and next.

PREVIEWS Exclusive Merchandise: Each month PREVIEWS offers a selection of products that can only be found at your local comic shop. Funko’s PREVIEWS exclusive POP! Marvel: Galactus with Silver Surfer Black Light 10-Inch Jumbo Vinyl Figure (APR222423) returns with a new production and features a striking box design evocative of Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four artwork. Plus, Union Creative’s DC Comics: Batman (Hard Black) Vinyl Figure (APR222686) and DC Comics: The Joker (Killing Black) Figure (APR222687) feature striking designs that will look fantastic in your collection. Also, special editions of Gemstone’s Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 52, Titan Comics’ Star Wars Insider #211 has a PREVIEWS Exclusive cover, and Impact Merchandising’s offers their Marvel: The Incredible Hulk Full Body T-Shirt again. Look for the PREVIEWS Exclusive icon throughout the catalog to find these and other exciting products you can find only at your local comic shop in the months ahead.

Indie Edge: PREVIEWS talks to creator Tyler Chin-Tanner, the founder and publisher of A Wave New World, about his work; co-editing with Wendy Chin-Tanner, his wife, Embodied: An Intersectional Feminister Poetry Anthology; his Mesoamerican fantasy series Mezo; and the works he enjoys reading.

Editor's Note: PREVIEWS editor Marty Grosser looks forward to signs of spring — baseball, warm weather, PREVIEWS’ annual Manga Month, and Free Comic Book Day — and muses about which cover of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide he wants to add to his bookshelf.

Plus so much more!

All this awaits you in the April edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, March 23rd 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!

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