Sneak PREVIEWS: Disney's Gargoyles Return to the Skies in a New Dynamite Series
Sep 16, 2022
The October edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops and digitally on September 21st and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning December 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.
A Vicious Circle #1
ON OUR FRONT COVER: Disney’s beloved 1990&rsquo's animated series Gargoyles (OCT220543) returns to comics in a new Dynamite Entertainment series written by Gargoyles creator Greg Weisman.
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: Two assassins are trapped in a cycle of death and destruction across time in the new BOOM! Studios series A Vicious Circle (OCT220544) from writer Mattson Tomlin and artist Lee Bermejo.
ON OUR CATALOG SPINE: Genevieve Valentine and Annie Wu’s Image Comics series, Two Graves (OCT220227), features on the catalog spine this month.
ON OUR ORDER FORM COVER: Diamond Select Toys brings Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s Young Avengers, including America, Kate Bishop, and Kid Loki, to the Minimates line with the Marvel Minimates Young Avengers Deluxe Box Set(OCT222363).
The October PREVIEWS Includes:
Walt Disney World 50th-Anniversary Celebration: The beloved Walt Disney World theme park in Florida turned 50 years old in October 2021 and kicked off a year-and-a-half celebration that PREVIEWS commemorates by shining a light on the Disney-themed comics and merchandise offered by the publishers and manufacturers you see in your local comic shop.
Gems of the Month: October’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:
· BOOM! Studios’ Know Your Station #1 (OCT220253), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #1 (OCT220269), and A Vicious Circle #1 (OCT220264)
· Dark Horse Comics’ Star Wars: The Nameless Terror #1 (OCT220400) and The Witcher: The Ballad of Two Wolves #1 (OCT220407)
· Dynamite Entertainment’s Gargoyles #1 (OCT220544) and Red Sonja/Hell Sonja #1 (OCT220568)
· Image Comics’ Art Brut #1 (OCT220009), Hexware #1 (OCT220021), and Radiant Pink #1 (OCT220038)
· Marvel Comics’ Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man Volume 1 Remasterworks HC #1 (SEP220874)
Deluxe Publishers: Among the Featured items for the Deluxe Publishers this month:
CatBUZZ: PREVIEWS takes a look at the upcoming projects that you will be reading the months to come. Melissa Flores and Emma Kubert introduce the next hero in Image Comics’ Massive-verse super-hero universe, Radiant Pink (OCT220039), the teleporting teenage hero for the social media age. Plus, award-winning creator Bryan Talbot continues his acclaimed Luther Arkwright series in Dark Horse Comics’ The Legend of Luther Arkwright (OCT220418); Greg Weisman’s Gargoyles (OCT220545) return as dark forces seek out a gargoyle egg in Dynamite’s new series; a girl’s wishes reshape the world in Frank Miller Presents’ Pandora (OCT221316); a family vacation to Ireland takes a detour into the 12th-century in Ablaze’s all-ages fantasy, Family Time (OCT221278); and many other exciting projects. Readers 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 winter and beyond. The classic Spider-Man pose as he senses danger through his “spider-sense” is immortalized with Diamond Select Toys’ Marvel Comics: Spider-Man 1/7-Scale Mini-Bust (OCT222361). Plus, Surreal Entertainment updates the classic character-themed lunch box for the 21st-century with four new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tin Titans. Iron Studios goes to the distant future year of 2015 with the Back to the Future Part II MiniCo statues of Marty McFly (OCT222420) and Doc Brown (OCT222421). 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. In addition to the TMNT Tin Titans, Surreal Entertainment also offers a selection of new tin lunchboxes available exclusively through PREVIEWS, including the Marvel: Wolverine Tin Titans Lunchbox and Beverage Container (OCT223049), featuring art by Jim Lee, and the Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Tin Titans Lunchbox and Beverage Container (OCT223056). Plus, Titan Comics offers a PREVIEWS exclusive edition of Gun Honey: Blood for Blood (OCT221250) with a cover by Adam Hughes. 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: PREVIEWS talks to Mad Cave Studios CEO/CCO Mark London about his company, their storytelling approach to “provide a compelling experience through action-driven storytelling,” some of the projects he and his company have worked on, and his upcoming 2023 project, Hunt. Kill. Repeat.
In the Editor’s Note: PREVIEWS editor Marty Grosser anticipates the return of trick-or-treaters to the streets this October, shares some Disney memories, and looks ahead to the Christmas season and PREVIEWS’s annual Holiday Gift Guide, soon available online for your holiday shopping needs
Plus: So much more!
All this awaits you in the October edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, September 21st in print at your local comic shop or specialty store at its regular cover price of $4.99 or digitally at PREVIEWSworld.com/digital!