September 2017 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

    The September Previews catalog arrived on Wednesday, August thirtieth. (I’ll do my best to get this to you by the first of September.) These solicitations are for comics and products that will begin shipping in November of 2017. I will try to point out the new and notable items that I think might interest you. If there’s anything that you’d like, please try and let me know by the twenty first of this month so I can be sure to have enough copies on hand to fill your requests and subscription orders. (Don’t feel obligated to subscribe to a whole series; if you’d just like a copy of the first issue of a new series to try it out, let me know and I’ll be sure to put a copy aside for you.)

    The theme this month is ‘As Seen on TV’ so there will be comics and collections related to television programs prominently featured. If you’d like more information or would like to see some images of covers and artwork you can go to www.PreviewsWorld.com
and there are other articles at www.Scoop.PreviewsWorld.com, or you could sign up for the newsletter and maybe win prizes in the weekly giveaways at www.PreviewsWorld.com/subscribe.

    DARK HORSE: The Mignolaverse expands once again, into the past with RASPUTIN: VOICE OF THE DRAGON #1 of 5 involving the Third Reich as Professor Bruttenholm begins his first mission, to find the man who will bring Hellboy to Earth written by Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson with the art of Christopher Mitten while one of his older non Mignolaverse series returns to print, newly colored by Dave Stewart: JENNY FINN #1 of 4 by Mike Mignola and Troy Nixey. And HELLBOY & THE BPRD: 1954 TP is offered collecting issues one through five plus ‘The Mirror’ story with artist Richard Corben from 2017’s Free Comic Book Day comic. TOMB RAIDER: SURVIVOR’S CRUSADE #1 of 4 picks up after Lara’s adventure in Siberia written by Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly with the artwork of Ashley A. Woods. New collections includes SHADOWS ON THE GRAVE HC with Richard Corben’s brilliant eight issue horror series, ANGEL: SEASON 11 TP, VOL. 2, BRIGG’S LAND TP, VOL. 2: LONE WOLVES with issues seven through twelve of the anti government secessionists series by Brian Wood currently in production for television, DEPT. H HC, VOL. 3: DECOMPRESSED with thirteen through seventeen of Matt Kindt’s underwater thriller and Pulitzer Prize winner MICHAEL CHABON’S ESCAPIST: AMAZING ADVENTURES: ESCAPIST TP expanding on the character’s introduced in his Pulitzer Prize winning ‘The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay’ with twenty six tales, six never before in print illustrated by Howard Chaykin and a host of other top artists. The recent PREDATOR: HUNTERS TP is collected as is MASS EFFECT: DISCOVERY TP, DRAGON AGE: KNIGHT ERRANT TP and LEGEND OF KORRA TP, VOL. 2: TURF WARS-PART TWO.

    DC: For all of you who read and enjoyed the four part ‘Button’ series in Flash and Batman recently, the next chapter re-introducing Doctor Manhattan into the DCU begins in DOOMSDAY CLOCK #1 of 12 from Geoff Johns and Gary Frank with one of the three available covers being lenticular. While DARK NIGHTS: METAL #4 of 6 arrives we’ll also see HAWKMAN FOUND #1, a one shot by Jeff Lemire with Bryan Hitch and Kevin Nowlan providing the artwork. The training period is over for Duke, the one time leader of the We Are Robin team as he finally gets his hero sobriquet, The Signal in BATMAN AND THE SIGNAL #1 of 3 written by Scott Snyder and Tony Patrick with art by Cully Hamner. BATMAN: CREATURE OF THE NIGHT #1 of 4 is kind of a spiritual companion to the Superman: Secret Identity alternate tale by Kurt Busiek and John Paul Leon telling of young Bruce Wainwright who lost his parents to violent crime in a world where no super heroes exist. The original creator, Tony Isabella returns to his character with BLACK LIGHTNING: COLD DEAD HANDS #1 of 6 with art by Clayton Henry that promises to deal with real world issues in Cleveland. Although we’re past the centennial, the Kirby love continues at DC with the DEMON: HELL IS EARTH #1 of 6 written by Andrew Constant with Brad Walker and Andrew Hennessy providing the artwork where the relationship between Jason Blood and Etrigan changes forever when a supernatural weapon brings Hell to Earth. The HARLEY QUINN: BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR SPECIAL is the exclusive comic that was only available as part of a Loot Crate package now with an expanded story, eighteen more pages with Amanda Conner’s art. MYSTIK U #1 of 3 tells of the early years of Zatanna Zatara under the guidance of Rose Psychic attending a magical university with other students like Sargon the Sorcerer and Faust as told by Alisa Kwitney with art by Mike Norton. The second annual NEW TALENT SHOWCASE 2017 is the showcase for the graduates of DC’s Talent Development Workshops with stories featuring Doctor Fate, Poison Ivy, Red Hood vs Duke and more. Outside of the DCU comes the latest of their re-imagined Hanna Barbera licenses: The JETSONS #1 of 6 written by Jimmy Palmiotti with Pier Brito’s art.

    IDW: An origin story, SWORD OF AGES #1 of 5 is written and illustrated by Gabriel (Locke & Key) Rodriguez, the tale of the first sword drawn in an epic world where ‘the line between magic and science fiction may be blurred but the line between heroes and villains will be drawn in blood’. GIANTKILLERS #0 is another mix of fantasy and science fiction written by Ron Marz and Bart Sears and illustrated by Bart Sears and Tom Raney, a big forty page comic priced under four dollars as a lead in to next months’ issue one. TMNT GHOSTBUSTERS II #1 is a weekly, five part series by the creative teams of both regular comics and finds the turtles trapped in a ghost dimension (so, who you gonna call?). And two new all age series fill out Idea & Design Works new offerings this month: JEM & THE HOLOGRAMS: DIMENSIONS #1 will have two stories per issue, this time one by Kate Leth and Tana Ford and the other by Sophie Campbell, and POWERPUFF GIRLS: BUREAU OF BAD #1 of 3 by Haley Mancini and Jake Goldman, both writers and voice actors on the show.

    IMAGE: Wes Craig, co-creator of Deadly Class begins the GRAVEDIGGERS UNION #1 with artist Toby (Omega Men) Cypress, a tale of supernatural apocalypse, comedic horror, swamp zombies and space monkeys. NO. 1 WITH A BULLET #1 is a futuristic story by the creative team of Goners, Jacob Semahn and Jorge Corona
where celebrity Nash Huang’s life becomes derailed due to the combination of new technology, a super-fan and a leaked sex tape, and then the bodies pile up and the terror begins. COYOTES #1 is written by Sean (Saints, The Few) Lewis with art by Caitlin Yarsky, a tale of wolves, missing women and a girl named Red with a sword and a secret. DARK FANG #1 is by Miles (NYC Mech) Gunter and Kelsey (Bastard Samurai) Shannon and described as an action horror middle finger to climate change deniers as Valla, an underwater vampire sees her food supply threatened by the fossil fuel industry. The DESCENDER, DELUXE EDITION, VOL. 1 HC collects the first sixteen issues in an over sized hard cover format for under fifty dollars; if you’re not already reading this, you’re missing out! The DOOMSTER’S MONLITHIC POCKET ALPHABET HC is an illustrated lexicon of all things doom, sixty four pages priced under thirteen dollars by Theo Prasidis and Maarten Donders. The first five issues of Sarah Vaughan and Jonathan Luna’s ETERNAL EMPIRE, VOL. 1 TP is collected. A forty page debut issue launches a new series, EVOLUTION #1 written by James Asmus, Joseph Keatinge, Christopher Sebela and Joshua Williamson with the art of Joe Infurnari and Jordan Boyd, a tale of unpredictable rapid evolutionary changes. Donny Cates’ THE GHOST FLEET: THE WHOLE GODDAMNED THING TP has the entire eight issue series with art by Daniel Warren Johnson and the I HATE FAIRYLAND: BOOK ONE HC has issues one through ten plus extras, all by Eisner Award winner Skottie Young. PORT OF EARTH #1 is by Zack (Eclipse) Kaplan with Andrea (Rebels, Batman Eternal) Mutti, a story of aliens coming to Earth for a business deal; their advanced technology in return for a space port. REGRESSION, VOL. 1: WAY DOWN DEEP TP collects the first five issues of the hypnotherapy gone wrong tale by Cullen Bunn with Danny Luckert and Marie Enger’s artwork. The ROSE, VOL. 1 TP collects the first six issues of this classic fantasy tale from Meredith Finch and Ig Guara and SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER TP has the five issue limited series. VOID TRIP #1 OF 5 is by Ryan (Warhammer 40K) O’Sullivan and Plaid (Turncoat) Klaus, the story of the last two humans left in the galaxy, low on fuel and food as well as psychedelic space froot, trying to make it to hippy paradise, planet Euphoria. The WINNEBAGO GRAVEYARD TP collects Steve Niles and Alison Sampson’s tale of a vacationing families’ adventures when stranded in a California town of Satanists and the YOUNGBLOOD, VOL. 1: REBORN TP has the first five issues of the latest (sixth) relaunch The BEAUTY #17 begins a new story arc as does RAT QUEENS #6, REDNECK #7 and ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #5, a kung fu hobo epic. Other collected editions include INJECTION, VOL. 3 TP with eleven through fifteen, OUTCAST, BOOK 2 HC with thirteen through twenty four, RENATO JONES: SEASON TWO: THE FREELANCER TP with one through five, ROCKET GIRL, VOL. 3: ONLY THE GOOD…TP with six through ten, SUNSTONE, VOL. 2 HC with volumes four through five and THEY’RE NOT LIKE US, VOL. 3: THE LONG GOODBYE TP with thirteen through eighteen.

    MARVEL: Going forward with Marvel Legacy many of the new titles
will feature three ‘bonus’ Marvel Primer Pages on select series to summarize each character. The title I’m most excited about is CAPTAIN AMERICA #695 which is part one of ‘Home of the Brave’ by the wonderful team of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee. (You may have heard the controversy surrounding the Lenticular Covers offered for these titles. I’m sorry to say that I won’t be carrying any of those as it would seriously impact the financial stability of my business; my apologies.) SPIDER-MAN #234 by Bendis and Oscar Bazaldua begins ‘Sinister Six Reborn’. SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #23 hearkens the breakup of the bromance as Wade returns to his criminal mercenary assassin ways as told by Robbie Thompson and Chris Bachalo. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #13 does some time compression as Jody Houser and Nick Roche’s new arc is titled ‘Eight Years Later’. Ben Reilly: Scarlet Spider #10 begins ‘The Slingers Return’ by Peter David and Will Sliney and PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #297 by Chip Zdarsky and Adam Kubert begins ‘Most Wanted’. DAREDEVIL #595 begins ‘Mayor Fisk’ by Charles Soule and Sefano Landini and THE PUNISHER #218 by Matthew Rosenberg and Guiu Vilanova begins ‘War Machine’ as Nick Fury gives Castle the weapons and authority to go global. ‘Jen Walters Must Die’ begins in Mariko Tamaki and Jahnoy Lindsay’s SHE-HULK #159 while ‘Loki: Sorcerer Supreme’ starts in DOCTOR STRANGE #381 by Donny Cates and Gabriel Hernandez Walta. MOON KNIGHT #188 begins ‘Crazy Runs in the Family’ by new creative team Max (frontman for band, Say Anything) Bemis and Jacen Burrows. OLD MAN LOGAN #31 by Ed Brisson and Mike Deodato, Jr. begins ‘The Scarlet Samurai’ while Brandon Montclare and Natacha Bustos begin ‘Fantastic Three’ in MOON GIRL & DEVIL DINOSAUR #25 co-starring Ben and Johnny. ‘The Infinity Quest’ begins in Gerry Duggan and Marcus To’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #146 while ‘Thanos Wins’ is the title of the arc starting in THANOS #13 by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw and SECRET WARRIORS #8 ‘Versus Mister Sinister’ by Matthew Rosenberg with Javier Garron and Will Robson supplying the artwork. DARKHAWK #51 is just a one shot featuring ‘The Return’ by Chad Bowers and Chris Sims with art by Kev Walker. NOT BRAND ECHH #14 is also a one shot featuring the return of Forbush Man written by Nick Spencer and a host of others. More one shot ‘relaunces’ include POWER PACK #63 by Devin Grayson and Marika Cresta, MASTER OF KUNG FU #126 by CM Punk and Dalibor Talajic and SILVER SABLE & THE WILD PACK #36 by Christa Faust and Paulo Siqueira. The ‘Mojo Worldwide’ story concludes with X-MEN GOLD #15 and X-MEN BLUE #15. Then X-MEN GOLD #16 by Guggenheim and Lan Medina begins the ‘Dartayus Odyssey’ while X-MEN BLUE #16 by Cullen Bunn and Thony Silas begins ‘Cross Time Capers’. The UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #26 is a stand alone story with a bunch of guest artists if you’ve been waiting to give the title a try. Chip Zdarsky’s PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #6 has ‘My Dinner With Jameson’ as JJJ gets the scoop of the century, an interview with the menace of Manhattan. STAR WARS #38 begins ‘The Ashes of Jedha’ with new creative team Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca. You’ve seen the proliferation of comic boxes with artwork on them lately; now Marvel offers the first of a line with the MARVEL GRAPHIC COLLECTION BOX, the first one featuring Thor Vs. Hulk graphics and these are designed to hold trade paperbacks and small hard covers with the spine facing up. The INFINITY GAUNTLET BOX SET SLIPCASE has all twelve collected editions in hard cover plus a poster, all in a big illustrated slipcase; almost five thousand pages priced at five hundred dollars. Other deluxe collections include: DAREDEVIL BY MARK WAID & CHRIS SAMNEE OMNIBUS, VOL. 2 HC, the DEADPOOL MINIBUS, VOL. 0 HC, THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL, VOL. 3 HC, the AVENGERS OMNIBUS, VOL. 3 HC, INVINCIBLE IRON MAN: IRONHEART, VOL. 2: CHOICES PREMIERE HC, MOON KNIGHT BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & ALEX MALEEV HC and the SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL BY KELLY & McGUINNESS HC. In soft cover they offer MONSTERS UNLEASHED TP from the Secret Wars II cross over, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: THE CLONE CONSPIRACY TP, MS MARVEL, VOL. 8: MECCA TP, the TOTALLY AWESOME HULK, VOL. 4 TP, CHAMPIONS, VOL. 2: THE FREELANCER LIFESTYLE TP, BLACK BOLT, VOL. 1: HARD TIME TP, ALL-NEW WOLVERINE, VOL. 4: IMMUNE TP, THE UNBELIEVABLE GWENPOOL, VOL. 4: BEYOND THE FOURTH WALL TP, CABLE, VOL. 1: TIME CONQUEST TP, JESSICA JONES, VOL. 2: THE SECRETS OF MARIA HILL TP, HAWKEYE: KATE BISHOP, VOL. 2: MASKS TP, DEFENDERS, VOL. 1: DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER TP, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS, VOL. 2: THE VENOM EXPERIMENT TP, ALL-NEW GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, VOL. 2: RIDERS IN THE SKY TP, PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN, VOL. 1: INTO THE TWILIGHT TP, ROCKET, VOL. 1: THE BLUE RIVER SCORE TP, DOCTOR STRANGE, VOL. 4: MR. MISERY TP, SECRET EMPIRE: BRAVE NEW WORLD TP, DEADPOOL CLASSIC, VOL. 20: ULTIMATE DEADPOOL TP, MONSTERS UNLEASHED, VOL. 1: MONSTER MASH TP with one through five on the ongoing series, plus a couple of all age digests: MARVEL SUPER HEROES: LARGER THAN LIFE TP and MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS: ULTRON REVOLUTION, VOL. 3 DIGEST. There are also four posters offered but Marvel hasn’t given us an image or description yet.

    INDEPENDENTS: One of my favorite creators, Terry (Strangers in Paradise, Echo) Moore, who has self published through his ABSTRACT COMICS has finally gotten to a project he’s been planning for years. It was my Pick of the Month
when issue one was offered so I’m sad to say that the sales were so low for it that MOTOR GIRL #10 will be the final issue of the series. ACTION LAB‘s new series has it’s first collection with the MIRACULOUS ADVENTURES TP; while the Miraculous series has been screen captures from the animated series the Miraculous Adventures series features the same characters with traditional comic book art by Brian Hess. Tim Seeley has a new series at AFTERSHOCK with artist Priscilla Petraites titled BRILLIANT TRASH #1, a science fiction superhuman epic that deals with the rising Fake News trend, where people won’t believe the truth. New collections include WORLD READER, VOL. 1 with issues one through six, ROUGH RIDERS, VOL. 2 with the ‘Riders on the Storm’ arc and INSEXTS, VOL. 2 collecting the ‘Dragon’ arc. AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY offers the ETERNAL THIRST OF DRACULA #1 written by Mike (Friday the 13th) Wolfer with art by Roy Allen (Immortal Iron Fist) Martinez and set in 1975. ANTARCTIC has another parody comic, HOW THE TRUMP STOLE CHRISTMAS, a black and white thirty two page one shot for under five dollars, with a gold foil variant cover for under ten dollars, written and illustrated by Brian Denham. Aside from the recent relaunch and modernization of their Riverdale titles, ARCHIE COMICS has also relaunched their superhero line, once published under the Red Circle banner and now under the Dark Circle imprint, the shipping was sporadic but the content was excellent and the four issue run of the new female version of the first patriotic hero is collected in THE SHIELD, VOL. 1: DAUGHTER OF THE REVOLUTION TP by Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig with art by Drew Johnson. Their BLACK HOOD, VOL. 1: THE BULLET’S KISS TP is also available, quite violent but solid, written by best selling crime novelist Duane Swierczynski with Michael Gaydos’ art. The BETTY & VERONICA BY ADAM HUGHES TP is also offered! The recently completed series Black from BLACK MASK STUDIOS proposed a situation where only African Americans have super powers. New eighty four page graphic novel by Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3 and Jennifer Johnson, BLACK [AF]: AMERICA’S SWEETHEART GN stars a fifteen year old Montana girl who acts as the superhero Good Girl and wants to help people and quell the fear of empowered blacks. BOOM! STUDIOS begins KONG ON THE PLANET OF THE APES #1 OF 6 by Ryan Ferrier with Carlos Magno’s art picking up after the events of the first Planet of the Apes film in 1968. There’s also the WWE SURVIVOR SERIES 2017 SPECIAL as well as GEORGE PÉREZ’S SIRENS HC collecting the complete series of the all female super hero team, created, written and illustrated by Mr. Pérez. Their BOOM! BOX imprint offers FENCE #1 by novelist C.S. Pacat and Johanna the Mad, a high school story of sword fighting, romance, competition and relationships and also the BOOM! BOX MIX TAPE TP collecting the three anthology comics they’ve presented for Free Comic Book Day over the past three years. Their ARCHAIA imprint offers the JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH 2017 SPECIAL #1, a collection of all new short stories. Their all age imprint, KaBOOM has OVER THE GARDEN WALL, VOL. 3 TP as well as REGULAR SHOW, VOL. 10 TP and the ADVENTURE TIME: PRINCESS AND PRINCESS OGN TP. DYNAMITE has JAMES BOND: SOLSTICE, a one shot written and illustrated by Ibrahim Moustafa and the JAMES BOND: FELIX LEITER HC and Warren Ellis’ JAMES BOND: VARGR TP are also offered. The GUMBY IMAGINED: THE STORY OF ART CLOKEY AND HIS CREATIONS HC is just what the title says, over three hundred pages, suitable for all ages. The ELVIRA: MISTRESS OF THE DARK SPECTRAL SWITCHBOARD is an Elvira themed Ouija board priced under thirty dollars. And if you’re a fan of war comics, Garth Ennis does them best and his THE COMPLETE BATTLEFIELDS, VOL. 3 TP is offered with well researched tales illustrated by Russ Braun and Carlos Ezquerra. The NANCY DREW AND THE HARDY BOYS: THE BIG LIE TP collects the six issue series of the childhood sleuths all grown up in the modern age and involved in a situation to try to clear the boys of the murder of their father. DRAWN & QUARTERLY solicits THE UNQUOTABLE TRUMP GN written and illustrated by R. Sikoryak who re-imagines the most famous comic covers framing President Trump’s controversial declarations as the words and actions of the most notable villains and antagonists in comic book history. FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS offers STREET FIGHTING MEN: SPAIN, VOL. 1 collecting Spain Rodriguez’ Trashman adventures as well as his first hand accounts of riding with the Road Vultures Motorcycle Club. HUMBUG: THE COMPLETE GN TP from 451 MEDIA tells the story of the world’s first paranormal investigator, Ebeneezer Scrooge
a dark revisionist take on Dickens’ Christmas Carol by A.J. Gentile with art by Cosmo White. HEAVY METAL still under the one year contract with editor Grant Morrison offers Grant’s recently published tale in either hard cover format under fifteen dollars or soft cover under nine dollars of his controversial THE SAVAGE SWORD OF JESUS CHRIST illustrated by Kevin Molen. A subsidiary of Disney, JOE BOOKS, INC. offers the DISNEY-PIXAR COCO ONE SHOT, a forty page adaptation of the film. KEENSPOT has another parody of our Commander In Chief with TRUMP’S TITANS VS FIDGET SPINNER FORCE #1 where the fidget spinners are Made in China and surely funded by CNN and George Soros and brainwashing America’s youth. KODANSHA COMICS is bringing BATTLE ANGEL ALITA, DELUXE EDITION, VOL. 1 HC GN back to print with a new translation just in time for the live action film currently in development by director Robert Rodriguez and producer James Cameron. ONI PRESS has collected editions of RICK AND MORTY, VOL. 6 TP with issues twenty six through thirty, the REDLINE TP collecting the recent science fiction thriller set on a Martian military base and the INVADER ZIM DELUXE HARDCOVER, BOOK ONE collecting issues one through ten plus a variant cover gallery. RED EYE PRESS has THE TOMMY GUN DOLLS, VOL. 1 HC written by Daniel Cooney and illustrated by Cooney and Leigh Walls, where a cross dressing, gin soaked grifter leads a gang of bawdy burlesque girls to avenge their friend’s murder in Prohibition Era San Francisco, the book comes autographed by the author. British publisher TITAN COMICS offers MINKY WOODCOCK: THE GIRL WHO HANDCUFFED HOUDINI #1 OF 4 as part of their HARD CASE CRIME imprint, written and illustrated by Cynthia Von Buhler as well as Max Allan (Road to Perdition) Collins’ QUARRY’S WAR #1 OF 4 illustrated by Syzmon Kudranski. One of their new creator owned series is DOCTOR RADAR #1 OF 2 written by Nöel Simsolo with art by Bézian, a noir thriller set in 1920 Paris. To commemorate the thirtieth anniversary UDON offers their first comic book series, STREET FIGHTER: RELOADED #1 OF 6 value priced at less than one dollar per issue. VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT starts a new ongoing series with one of their most popular characters launching with a forty page first issue, NINJAK #1 by Christos (Netflix’ Daredevil) Gage and Tomás Giorello. HARBINGER: RENEGADE #0 is a prelude to Harbinger Wars 2, the cross over event planned for 2018. ZENESCOPE has a SCI-FI & FANTASY ILLUSTRATED 2017 one shot, forty eight pages for under six dollars and that brings us to the end of another Previews catalog. Beyond comics the catalog has a book section (offering THE ART OF HARLEY QUINN HC and more), magazines (Doctor Who, Star Trek, Star Wars), trading cards (Star Wars, sports), apparel (hats, tee shirts), toys, models imports, games and more so feel free to flip through the Previews when you stop by, there’s always a new copy on the desk and if you see anything you’d like I’ll be happy to order it for you!

    Every month I pick what I think will be the best comic of the month and it’s never easy. Some of this months’ contenders include RASPUTIN: VOICE OF THE DRAGON #1 OF 5, a chance to get in on the ground floor with Hellboy‘s history and MICHAEL CHABON’S ESCAPIST: AMAZING ADVENTURES TP, both from Dark Horse, Geoff Johns and Gary Frank’s DOOMSDAY CLOCK #1 OF 12 advancing the slow burn story of the Watchmen‘s influence in the current DCU and
Mark Waid and Chris Samnee’s CAPTAIN AMERICA #695 relaunch from Marvel but the series I’m most looking forward to in November and my Pick of the Month is Zach Kaplan and Andrea Mutti’s PORT OF CALL #1 from Image. I’ve enjoyed Kaplan’s Eclipse series so much that I think this is a perfect vehicle for his story telling skills.

    And finally I’d like to extend my grateful thanks for your support, your orders, your generosity with your time and your money during the quarterly fund raisers but mostly for your friendship. See you in the funny books!

    Peace,

    Charlie

    Some of the codes and abbreviations that I use are: HC (hard cover), TP (trade paperback), SC (soft cover), GN (graphic novel), OGN (original graphic novel-not a reprint or collection), MMPB (mass market paperbacks), AF (action figure), T/C trading cards, T/S (tee shirt) and (to denote an excellent writer, creator or title deserving wider recognition in my humble opinion).

    Besides the monthly Previews catalog there is also an ‘Adult Supplement’ which showcases the ‘adults only’ comics, books and videos. If you are interested in seeing what’s available (and you’re over eighteen) just send me an email and I will send you this month’s adult catalog with images, descriptions and prices.

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