The December edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops and digitally on November 24th and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning February 2022.
Your customers can get a look at the catalog now on the PREVIEWSworld website by checking out the site’s sections that spotlight the Gems of the Month as well as the full catalog sections for Comics; Graphic Novels; Books; Magazines; Trading Cards; Apparel; Toys, Statues, and Models; Collectibles; and Games.
Diamond Select Toys’
G.I. Joe: Destro Legends in 3-Dimensions 1/2-Scale Bust
ON OUR FRONT COVER: International arms dealer and fan-favorite villain Destro is the next G.I. Joe character to join Diamond Select Toys’ Legends in 3-Dimensions half-scale bust line (DEC212171).
ON OUR FLIPSIDE COVER: Image Comics’ new super-hero universe expands beyond Radiant Black this February with the Supermassive one-shot (DEC210099), featuring the debuts of Rogue Sun (DEC210054), Inferno Girl, and Red.
ON OUR CATALOG SPINE COVER: Based on Hoang Nguyen and Paul Gardner’s Carbon Grey, Magnetic Press and West End Games have teamed up for Carbon Grey: The Role-Playing Game, available in a Core Rulebook (DEC211720) and Deluxe Boxed Set (DEC211721).
ON OUR ORDER FORM COVER: It’s Morphin’ time as the Blue, Green, and Pink Rangers, plus robot Alpha 5, make their Minimates debut in Diamond Select Toys’ Power Rangers Series 1 Box Set (DEC212175).
The December PREVIEWS Includes:
From the Archives: Explore the long and rich history of graphic storytelling this month as PREVIEWS puts the spotlight on archival editions of vintage and classic material. Look for the “From the Archives” icon throughout the issue.
Gems of the Month: December’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include:
· BOOM! Studios’ All-New Firefly #1 (DEC210782)
· Dark Horse Comics’ Manor Black: Fire in the Blood #1 (DEC210374) and Norse Mythology III #1 (DEC210356)
· Dynamite Entertainment’s Draculina #1 (DEC210557)
· IDW Publishing’s Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons: Meeseeks One-Shot (DEC210505) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #5 (DEC210503)
· Image Comics’ New Masters #1 (DEC210040), Rogue Sun (DEC210055), and Step by Bloody Step #1 (DEC210062)
· Marvel Comics’ Ghost Rider #1 (DEC210894)
catBUZZ: PREVIEWS takes a look at some of the blockbuster books and products coming out in the months ahead. Image Comics debuts the remarkable silent fantasy Step by Bloody Step (DEC210063) from Si Spurrier, Matías Bergara, and Matheus Lopes, about the journey of a child and her giant, armored guardian across a fantastic world. Plus, BOOM! Studios returns to Joss Whedon’s Firefly in All-New Firefly (DEC210783), set in the future of the beloved sci-fi series; Dark Horse Comics publishes an original graphic novel based on The Witcher, A Grain of Truth (DEC210388); Deadpool goes to Japan in VIZ Media’s new manga, Deadpool Samurai (DEC211986); Renegade Game Studios recruits you for Morphin’ action with the Power Rangers Role-Playing Game (DEC212847); and many more products coming you will look forward to in February and beyond.
catBUZZ Toys: On the catalog’s flip side, PREVIEWS looks at some upcoming toy projects that will have fans excited this spring and summer. Video games fans, not to mention fans of classic animation, will love 1000 Toys’ PREVIEWS exclusive Cuphead (DEC212722) and Mugman (DEC212723) vinyl figures, based on the fan-favorite Cupman vide game. Beast Kingdom visits Townsville with their Powerpuff Girls D-Stage 6-Inch Statues, Super7 ponders the mysteries of human existence with the official-licensed 2001: A Space Odyssey ULTIMATES! action figures, based on Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking film; and Good Smile asks if you’ve ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight with the Batman Nendoroids, based on Tim Burton’s 1989 film, of Batman (DEC212499) and The Joker (DEC212500). These and other exiting toys will be coming your way this year and next.
Free Comic Book Day: The annual event returns returns to its traditional schedule on first Saturday in May in 2022, and this month PREVIEWS offers on page 30 apparel featuring the FCBD logo, plus new royal blue baseball caps (DEC210038) and knit beanies (DEC210039) that will show off your love for comics.
Indie Edge: PREVIEWS speaks with film producer and Storm King publisher Sandy King about her career, Storm King’s John Carpenter’s Tales for a HalloweeNight anthologies, her upcoming projects, and why she’s reading Cullen Bunn’s Shadowman from Valiant Entertainment.
Editor’s Note: As the holiday season bears down on us and PREVIEWS stands on the cusp of its 400th issue, editor Marty Grosser reflects on the year that was and wishes PREVIEWS readers a joyous holiday season.
Plus: 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 24th in print at your local comic shop or specialty store at its regular cover price of just $3.99 or digitally at PREVIEWSworld.com/digital!