Diamond Announces Contents of the January 2015 PREVIEWS

By staff-writers - December 17, 2014


The Frankenstein Monster returns in a new Dark Horse series from Mike Mignola

The January edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on December 24th with a new, lower price of $3.99. January’s PREVIEWS offers over 2,000 new items and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning March 2015.

ON OUR FRONT COVER: The Frankenstein Monster is reimagined by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola in Dark Horse Comics’ Frankenstein Underground.

Front Cover

ON OUR BACK COVER: Highlighted with a glitter-embossed PREVIEWS cover, the classic 80s animated series Jem and the Holograms returns for the 21st-century with a new series from IDW Publishing.

Back Cover

The January PREVIEWS Features

Free Comic Book Day — The excitement for Free Comic Book Day 2015 is already in the air, and this month PREVIEWS unveils the Gold and Silver Sponsor books as well as the artwork for this year’s Commemorative Artist T-Shirt and Poster by Harley Quinn’s Amanda Conner.

On The Flip Side — We talk with Gene Luen Yang, the writer of Dark Horse Comics’ best-selling Avatar: The Last Airbender graphic novels, about his work on the series and what he loves about Free Comic Book Day.

Gems of the Month — January’s PREVIEWS Gems of the Month include: five time travelers from the future become the heroes 2015 needs in Matt Kindt and Scott Kolins’ PastAways from Dark Horse Comics; Geoff Johns and Gary Frank continue their Batman saga, pitting the Dark Knight against Killer Croc, in DC Comics’s Batman: Earth One Volume 2; IDW Publishing relaunches a classic animated series from the 1980s in Jem and the Holograms; Mark Millar and Sean Murphy travel through time with the new Millarworld Universe title from Image Comics, Chrononauts; and Jeff Lemire makes his Marvel Universe debut in All-New Hawkeye from Marvel Comics!

SplashPREVIEWS shines a special spotlight at some of the blockbuster books and products coming this March, including Mark Waid and Terry Dodson’s Princess Leia, a mini-series that focuses on the beloved Star Wars character; Joe Casey and Jim Mahfood’s Miami Vice Remix from IDW Publishing; a sci-fi saga about a little boy robot in Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen’s Descender from Image Comics; and many more products you have to look forward to this spring!

Indie Edge — Cullen Bunn, the writer of The Sixth Gun for Oni Press and Magneto for Marvel Comics, talks about his current projects, including Oni’s new series Hellbreak, as well as the books he’s enjoying.

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! Ant Lucia’s pin-up artwork starring the DC Comics super-heroines stars on a new line of DC Bombshells Satin Robes, join the Empire with the Star Wars: The Force Poster Black T-Shirt, celebrate Batman’s birthday with the DC Heroes: Batman 75th-Anniversary Symbol Black T-Shirt, plus many other fan-favorite properties. Whatever you need to look sharp this spring, PREVIEWS has you covered!

Plus: Staff Picks, the month’s Certified Cool books, the monthly Bestseller Charts, and so much more!

All this awaits you in the January edition of PREVIEWS, which goes on sale at your local comic shop or specialty store on Wednesday, December 24th with a new, lower cover price of just $3.99.

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