Diamond Announces Contents of the March 2016 PREVIEWS
The March edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on February 24th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning May 2016.
ON THE FRONT COVER: The heroes of the Marvel Universe are at odds with one another in Brian Michael Bendis and Olivier Coipel’s Civil War II from Marvel Comics.
ON THE BACK COVER: Scooby Doo and the Mystery Machine are reimagined by Jim Lee, Keith Giffen, and Howard Porter in DC Entertainment’s Scooby Apocalypse.
The March PREVIEWS Features
Women In Comics Month — PREVIEWS celebrates the many women who work within the comics industry and community, whether it is behind-the-scenes as publishers, editors, or translators or in the spotlight as writers, artists or as strong female lead characters! Throughout PREVIEWS you’ll find the “Women in Comics” icon pointing out a deserving title featuring female creators or protagonists.
On the Flipside — Tying in with Women in Comics Month, PREVIEWS talks to a number of female comic creators and professionals, including JP Roth, Kristen Gudsnuk, Rachael Stott, Holly Golightly, Lizzie Kaye, and Roberta Ingranata.
Gems of the Month — March’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: a pulp-flavored tale of giant robots loose in New York in Dark Horse Comics’ Lobster Johnson: Metal Monsters of Midtown; Jonny Quest is back, with a team of Hanna-Barbera heroes at his side, in DC Entertainment’s Future Quest; legendary sci-fi novelist William Gibson pens his first comic book in IDW Publishing’s Archangel; a vigilante takes on income inequality in a brutal and bloody way in Image Comics’ Renato Jones: The One%; and vengeance is back in Marvel Comics’ The Punisher.
catBUZZ — PREVIEWS takes a look at some of the blockbuster books and products coming out in the months ahead. Steve Rogers returns as the Sentinel of Liberty in Marvel Comics’ Captain America: Steve Rogers this May. Plus, Titan Comics takes readers to the world of Penny Dreadful in a new series, BOOM! Studios explores The Black Dahlia murder in a graphic novel from James Ellroy and film director David Fincher, Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill unleash new horrors in Avatar Press’ anthology Cinema Purgatorio, Monogram brings Frank Miller’s Batman to life with the Dark Knight Returns: Batman Bust Banks, Cryptozoic Entertainment finds a use for Ectoplasm with the Ghostbusters: Slimer Containment Unit Lava Lamp, and many more products you have to look forward to in the spring.
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! Justice is blind, and when you need legal help, turn to the Daredevil: “Nelson & Murdock” Red T-Shirt. Plus, there are two t-shirts based on the forthcoming Batman v Superman film, as well as shirts based on Captain America: Civil War. These and many other shirts can only be found through PREVIEWS.
Indie Edge — PREVIEWS talks to Marguerite Bennett, the writer of Marvel Comics’ Angela and DC Entertainment’s DC Bombshells, about her comics work, the books she’s reading, and her career in this month’s Indie Edge feature.
Plus: Staff Picks, the month’s Certified Cool books, the monthly Bestseller Charts, and so much more!
All this awaits you in the March edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, February 24th with the cover price of just $3.99.