Sneak PREVIEWS: Dynamite Raises the ThunderCats' Sword of Omens in December's Catalog
Nov 17, 2023
The December edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops and digitally on November 22nd and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning February 2024.
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.
Diamond Select Toys’
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ON OUR FRONT COVER: Fan-favorite 1980s animated series ThunderCats (DEC230205) returns in a new comic book series from Dynamite Entertainment.
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: Assemble the Heroes in the Half Shell with a new piece in Diamond Select Toys' Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Gallery Diorama series, the TMNT Gallery: Donatello PVC Diorama (DEC232050).
ON OUR ORDER FORM COVER: Jim Lee's epic cover to 1991's X-Men #1 comes to life with four PREVIEWS Exclusive POP! Comic Cover figures from Funko—Magneto (DEC232062), Beast (DEC232061), Wolverine (DEC232063), and the FCBD exclusive Gambit (DEC230049).
ON OUR CATALOG SPINE: Free Comic Book Day 2024 is coming on May 4, 2024.
The December PREVIEWS Features:
Love Stories: It may not yet be Christmas, and this issue of PREVIEWS lands in your comic shop the day before Thanksgiving, but it’s never too early to think about Valentine’s Day! PREVIEWS celebrates love in this month’s catalog, so look for the “Love Stories” icon throughout the catalog, spotlighting books and products for you and the love in your life!
Gems of the Month: December’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:
· BOOM! Studios’ The Displaced #1 (DEC230104), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Return #1 (DEC230112), and Ranger Academy Volume 1 TP (DEC230128)
· Dynamite Entertainment’s Sweetie Candy Vigilante Volume 2 #1 (DEC230272), ThunderCats #1 (DEC230205), Vampirella #666 (DEC230232)
· Image Comics’ The Infernals #1 (DEC230416)
· Marvel Comics’ Predator #1 (DEC230722)
Deluxe Publishers: Among the Featured items from the Deluxe Publishers this month:
· ABLAZE Publishing’ Trese: The Art of the Anime HC (DEC230859) and Trese: The Art of the Anime Deluxe Edition HC (DEC230860)
· Massive Publishing: Assassins Creed Visionaries Presents: Shinobi + Uncivil War One-Shot (DEC230911) and The Fog #1 (DEC230932)
· Opus Comics’ Frank Frazetta's Death Dealer 2099 TP (DEC230900) and Hammerfall TP (DEC230905)
· Titan Comics’ The Savage Sword of Conan #1 (DEC230822) and Three Exorcism Siblings Volume 1 GN (DEC230849)
· Zenescope Entertainment’s Fairy Tale Team-Up: Robyn Hood & Belle One-Shot (DEC230956)
Free Comic Book Day: Free Comic Book Day 2024 falls on May the 4th, and the December PREVIEWS gets you ready with the Gold and Silver sponsor books, exclusive merchandise from top vendors, and this year’s Commemorative Artist T-Shirt by Stranger in Paradise's Terry Moore. Among the exclusive merchandise, Bleacher Creature’s Marvel: Doop Kuricha Plush (DEC230045), GreenLight's Comic Book Delivery Van 1/16-Scale Die-Cast (DEC230050), and Surreal Entertainment’s Spider-Man 2099 Tin Titans Lunch Box (DEC230052), WizKids/NECA's DC HeroClix: Harley Quinn Reading Comics Exclusive Figure(DEC230053). Get these at your local comic shop May 4th!
catBUZZ: PREVIEWS takes a look at some of the blockbuster books and products coming out in the months ahead. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers star Amy Jo Johnson returns to the franchise with a fascinating new series takes the Power Rangers into adulthood in BOOM! Studios’ Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Return (DEC230112). Plus, Succession meets Good Omens as the Devil’s dying son wants one of his children to take over the family business in Ryan Parrott, Noah Gardner, and John Pearson’s Image Comics series, The Infernals (DEC230417); Pat Mills and Kevin O’s Nemesis the Warlock receives the presention this classic 2000 AD story deserves in the PREVIEWS Exclusive Nemesis the Warlock Definitive Edition Hardcover (DEC231686); a classic name in fantasy returns to comic shops with Titan’s The Savage Sword of Conan anthology (DEC230823); comics creators come together to support Maui after its devastating wildfires in #1 Comics’ Maui Mighty Comics (DEC231485); a little girl’s grief gives birth to a new hero in Keenspot’s ZOR (DEC231547); the first award-winning creators Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda’s The Night Eaters Volume 1: She Eats at Night comes out in paperback in a PREVIEWS Exclusive edition (DEC231127); and many more products coming you will look forward to in 2024.
PREVIEWS Exclusive Merchandise: Each month PREVIEWS offers a selection of products that can only be found at your local comic shop. Chris Claremont and Jim Lee’s X-Men #1 in 1991 was the best-selling comic book of all time, and Funko celebrates that epic issue with four releases in their POP! Marvel Comic Covers figure line, one of them a Free Comic Book Day exclusive— Beast (DEC232061), Wolverine (DEC232062), Magneto (DEC232063), and, for FCBD, Gambit (DEC230049) — that include figures and backdrops that recreate Lee— four panel, gatefold cover. Plus, three more releases in HiYa Toys’s line of Exquisite Miniature 1/18-Scale Figures based on J.J. Abrams’ 2009 Star Trek film: Kirk (DEC232153), McCoy (DEC232154), and Chekov (DEC232155). HiYa Toys also has two more Judge Dredd figures, the Judge Dredd: Hall of Heroes Judge Anderson 1/18-Scale Figure Set (DEC232156), and the Judge Dredd: Cursed Earth Dredd 1/18-Scale Figure (DEC232157). 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 to come.
Indie Edge: PREVIEWS talks with veteran writer/editor Roland Mann (Malibu, Ultraverse) about his new project, Silverline’s playing card-themed fantasy Trumps (DEC231736), his upcoming graphic novel with Kyle Hotz and other upcoming projects, and the comics and graphic novels he’s enjoying. Looking for Silverline’s Trumps on page 391 this month.
Editor's Note: In this month's Editor's Note, PREVIEWS editor Marty Grosser talks about 2024’s Free Comic Book Day and Terry Moore’s Commemorative Artist t-shirt, and he shares an update on his comic book series, The GunHAND.
Plus: So much more!
All this awaits you in the December edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, November 22nd in print at your local comic shop or specialty store at its regular cover price of just $4.99 or digitally at PREVIEWSworld.com/digital!