Diamond Announces Contents of the December 2016 PREVIEWS


The December edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops on November 30th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning February 2017.



ON OUR FRONT COVER: Spinning out of Justice League vs. Suicide Squad, Steve Orlando, Ivan Reis, and Joe Prado’s Justice League of America is DC Entertainment’s newest super-team.


ON OUR BACK COVER: Robert Kirkman celebrates Image Comics’ silver anniversary with issues of The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta at the special price of twenty-five cents.

The December PREVIEWS Features

Unsung Heroes — It’s not easy being a superhero these days. There’s plenty of competition, and you’ve got to stand out in the crowd if you’re going to make your mark. To that end, PREVIEWS celebrates indie superheroes with our “Unsung Heroes” event this month, bringing these deserving characters and series into the spotlight.

On The Flip Side — PREVIEWS talks to Adam Warren about his work on Empowered for Dark Horse Comics, the flexibility of the super-hero genre, and what he brings to his characters to give them life on the page.

Gems of the Month — December’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:

Dark Horse Comics’ Empowered and the Soldier of Love #1 and The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed #1

DC Entertainment’s Justice League of America #1 and The Wild Storm #1

IDW Publishing’s Darkness Visible #1 and Star Wars: The Classic Newspaper Comics Volume 1

Image Comics’ Black History in Its Own Words and The Old Guard #1

Marvel Comics’ Elektra #1

catBUZZPREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming in February, including Marvel Comics’ new noir thriller, Kingpin, from Matthew Rosenberg and Ben Torres, that focuses on the criminal underworld boss. Plus, Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández introduce readers to a cadre of immortal mercenaries in Image Comics’ The Old Guard, Barsoom faces its final days and John Carter embarks on one final adventure in Dynamite Entertainment’s John Carter: The End, Joe Haldeman’s award-winning science fiction war novel The Forever War comes to comics courtesy of Titan Comics, BOOM! Studios’ presents the long-awaited sequel to The Dark Crystal in Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal, Mike Mignola revisits Hellboy’s summoning in Dark Horse Comics’ The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed, and IDW Publishing collects Russ Manning’s vintage Star Wars tales in Star Wars: The Classic Newspaper Comics Volume 1. Readers and collectors will have these and many more products to look forward to this winter.

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! A classic David Finch cover depicts X-23 and Lady Deathstrike in battle on the X-Men: “She Claws” Black T-Shirt, Daredevil has some advice for comics fans on the Deadpool: “Read More Comics!” Black T-Shirt, Han Solo’s famous cargo transport gets vintage video game treatment on the Star Wars: “Falcon Hunt” Black T-Shirt, and Daredevil is striking on the Daredevil: “Flame On” Black/Red T-Shirt. Refresh your wardrobe with these and many other products that you can find only through PREVIEWS and your local comic shop.

Indie Edge PREVIEWS talks to Vito Delsante about his work on Stray, Actionverse, and Action Lab, Dog of Wonder for Action Lab Entertainment, as well as the comic books he’s enjoying today.

Plus: Staff Picks, the monthly Bestseller Charts, and 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 30th with the regular cover price of just $3.99.


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One Response to Diamond Announces Contents of the December 2016 PREVIEWS

  1. David Bitterbaum says:

    Just an observation, but does anyone else find that little comic-strip that runs in Previews so bad it makes them angry? Like, you can have a bad comic and it’s like, “Whatever,” but this one is just offensively bad with its animals in a comic shop and puns that it thinks are clever. I don’t know why it bugs me so…

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