Published on February 23rd, 2017 | by Richard Boom0
“Women in Comics Month” in March 2017 Diamond Previews
The March edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops on March 1st and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning May 2017.
ON OUR FRONT COVER: Deathstroke’s plan to resurrect his dead son brings him into conflict with the Titans and the Teen Titans in DC Entertainment’s four-part “The Lazarus Contract,” beginning in Titans #11.
ON OUR BACK COVER: Brainwashed into believing he is a Hydra agent, Steve Rogers made plans to overthrow the Marvel Universe, and those plans come to fruition in May’s Secret Empire #1.
Women in Comics Month — In March, 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.
Gems of the Month — March’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:
- Dark Horse Comics’ Predator: Hunters #1 and Joe Golen: Occult Detective — The Outer Dark #1
- DC Entertainment’s Bug!: The Adventures of Forager #1 and Titans #11
- IDW Publishing’s Funko Universe
- Image Comics’ Regression #1 and Youngblood #1
- Marvel Comics’ All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #1
On The Flip Side — Tying in with Women in Comics Month, PREVIEWS interviews several creators, including Sophie-Chan, Amy Chu, Livia Pastore, Holly Golightly, Cathy Malkasian, and M. Alice Legrow.
catBUZZ — PREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming out in the months ahead. This May, Steve Rogers’ plans to overthrow the Marvel Universe are unleashed in Nick Spencer and Steve McNiven’s Secret Empire from Marvel Comics. Plus, Chad Bowers and Jim Towe introduce a new generation of heroes as their relaunch Rob Liefeld’s Youngblood from Image Comics; IDW Publishing invites readers to enter the “Funko Universe” with a series of one-shots inspired by Funko’s POP! vinyl figures; Chris Warner returns to Predator in Dark Horse Comics’ Predator: Hunters; Kieron Gillen pens James Bond: Service for Dynamite Entertainment, a special one-shot that is Gillen’s first work for the publisher; Goku’s story continues in VIZ Media’s Dragon Ball Super; Mad Engine debuts four new Spider-Man: Homecoming t-shirts; Diamond Select Toys’ celebrates Harley Quinn’s first appearance with the Batman: The Animated Series: 25th-Anniversary Harley Quinn Bust; 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! Laura Kinney stars on the X-23: “Claws Out” Black T-Shirt, make the Death Star Trench Run with the Star Wars: “Fire Away, Luke” Black T-Shirt, and charge into battle with the Colossus: “Shine” Black T-Shirt. These and many other shirts can only be found through PREVIEWS and your local comic shop.
Indie Edge — PREVIEWS talks to Sarah Graley, the writer/artist of Oni Press’ Kim Reaper, about her webcomic, her new series Kim Reaper, and her work on Oni’s Rick and Morty comics.
Plus: Staff Picks, 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, March 1st with the regular cover price of just $3.99.