Diamond Announces Contents of the May 2016 PREVIEWS

May’s PREVIEWS Features the New Story Arc of Image Comics’ Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta The May edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby […]

May’s PREVIEWS Features the New Story Arc of Image Comics’ Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta

The May edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on April 27th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning July 2016.

ON OUR FRONT COVER: A new story arc begins in Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta from Image Comics.

ON OUR BACK COVER: A new era dawns in DC Entertainment’s Justice League Rebirth from Bryan Hitch, Tony S. Daniel, and Fernando Pasarin.

The May PREVIEWS Features

Movie Month — PREVIEWS celebrates Movie Month, paying tribute to the comics and graphic novels that served as the basis for movies, or vice-versa. Look for the Movie Month icon throughout the catalog and find some choice selections for your reading (and viewing) list.

On The Flip Side — As part of Movie Month, PREVIEWS has a movie release calendar so you know when the summer’s blockbusters are out.

Gems of the Month — May’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: the galaxy’s most wanted criminals take up a new career as bounty hunters in Dark Horse Comics’ Bounty from Kurtis Wiebe (Rat Queens) and Mindy Lee; Jill Thompson returns to Wonder Woman with DC Entertainment’s fully painted graphic novel, Wonder Woman: The True Amazon; a classic comic book sci-fi hero returns to defend the Earth in IDW Publishing’s ROM; two damaged people with few options discover they’re the government’s disposable security assets in Caitlin Kittredge and Steven Sanders’ Throwaways from Image Comics; and Matthew Rosenberg and Ricardo Lopez Ortiz explore one crime lord’s efforts to stay ahead of the law in Marvel Comics’ Civil War II: Kingpin.

catBUZZ — PREVIEWS takes a look at some of the blockbuster books and products coming out in the months ahead, including Marvel Comics’ Deadpool & The Mercs for Money, a new team book from Cullen Bunn and Iban Coello. A classic character returns to defend the Earth in IDW Publishing’s ROM #1, Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim) and Leslie Hung introduce readers to a social media star and her troubled life in Image Comics’ Snotgirl, and Jeff Lemire introduces readers to super-heroes whose worlds no longer exist in Dark Horse Comics’ Black Hammer. Plus, Adam Hughes writes and draws Archie Comics’ new Betty & Veronica series, Michael Uslan and Giovanni Timpano bring two classic pulp characters together in Dynamite Entertainment’s The Lone Ranger/Green Hornet, Eaglemoss Collections launches a new collectible like with the Star Trek Dedication Plaques Collection, Icon Heroes tames the office with the DC Heroes Statue Paperweights, Diamond Select Toys brings a memorable Star Trek villain to life with the Star Trek Select: Movie Khan Action Figure, and many more products you have to look forward to this summer.

PREVIEWS Exclusive Apparel — Each month PREVIEWS offers comic book fans and pop culture aficionados a selection of t-shirts and other apparel that can only be found in your local comic shop! The Empire is hunting for Finn with the Star Wars: The Force Awakens: “Traitor Trooper” Black T-Shirt, Skynet is out to kill us all with the Terminator: “Kill All Humans” Black T-Shirt, go to work for a technological leader with the DC Comics: Star Laboratories 39Thirty Flex Fit Cap, and many other products that you can find only through PREVIEWS that will have you looking sharp at this summer’s conventions.

Indie Edge — PREVIEWS talks to Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Nightwing) about his work on Action Lab Entertainment’s Oblivion, a sequel to the Full Moon Films’ sci-fi western.

Plus: Staff Picks, the month’s Certified Cool books, the monthly Bestseller Charts, and 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, April 27th with the cover price of just $3.99.

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