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Time to Pre-Order – May 2016 for July!

Take a look at some of the cool books hitting the shelves in July! For a full list, pop in store and browse through the Previews catalogue, or visit www.previewsworld.com.

For now though, contact us if you like the look of any of this:

BATGIRL #1

BATGIRL #1

Publisher: DC COMICS   (W) Hope Larson (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque

“Beyond Burnside” Chapter One: The Batgirl you know and love is going global with Eisner Award-winning and New York Times best-selling writer Hope Larson (A Wrinkle in Time, Goldie Vance) and all-star artist Rafael Albuquerque (AMERICAN VAMPIRE). In order to up her game, Babs travels to Japan on a quest to train with the most elite modern combat masters of the East. But when a chance meeting with an old friend puts a target on her back, Batgirl may need to use her new skills to solve a deadly mystery.

In Shops: 27/7/2016        SRP: £2.20

BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY REBIRTH #1

BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY REBIRTH #1

Publisher: DC COMICS   (W) Shawna Benson, Julie Benson (A) Claire Roe

“WHO IS ORACLE” Chapter One: Batgirl and Black Canary are together again, working a case that strikes right at the heart of their partnership! Someone’s uncovered the greatest secret Barbara Gordon ever kept: her time as Oracle, the most powerful hacker on the planet. And not only do they know her secret, they’re using her name to sell dangerous information to criminals! Now one of those deals has brought some major heat to Gotham City…Helena Bertinelli is out of Spyral, wearing the hood of the Huntress, and making mafia blood run in the streets! Everything you thought was hidden will be revealed if the Oracle has their way…

In Shops: 20/7/2016        SRP: £2.20

BLACK HAMMER #1

BLACK HAMMER #1

Publisher: DARK HORSE COMICS   (W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dean Ormston

A new story from the prodigious brain of Jeff Lemire (Descender), amazingly realized by Dean Ormston (The Sandman) and Dave Stewart (Hellboy)!

Once they were heroes, but that age has long since passed. Banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City-Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Madame Dragonfly, and Barbalien-now lead simple lives in a timeless farming town. Even as they try to find their way home, trouble has a unique way of finding heroes wherever they are!

In Shops: 20/7/2016        SRP: £3.00

BOUNTY #1 (OF 10)

BOUNTY #1 (OF 10)

Publisher: DARK HORSE COMICS   (W) Kurtis J. Wiebe (A/CA) Mindy Lee

The Gadflies were the most wanted criminals in the galaxy-robbing corporations to redistribute wealth to the destitute. Now, with a bounty to match their reputation, the Gadflies are forced to abandon banditry for a career as bounty hunters . . . ’cause if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em-then rob ’em blind!

In Shops: 6/7/2016           SRP: £3.00

CIVIL WAR II KINGPIN #1 (OF 4)

CIVIL WAR II KINGPIN #1 (OF 4)

Publisher: MARVEL COMICS   (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Ricardo Lopez Ortiz (CA) Aaron Kuder

An Inhuman with the ability to predict the future has helped the heroes of the Marvel Universe clamp down on crime before it can even happen. While this thwarts most criminals, one man has found a way to keep doing what he does best. Wilson Fisk has managed to stay one step ahead of the good guys and his crime enterprise is BOOMING. But what’s his secret?! Rising stars Matthew Rosenberg (We Can Never Go Home) and Ricardo Lopez Ortiz (Wolf) present a gritty, street-level view of CIVIL WAR II starring the Kingpin in a world without crime!

Rated T+   In  Shops: 6/7/2016          SRP: £3.75

CONAN THE SLAYER #1

CONAN THE SLAYER #1

Publisher: DARK HORSE COMICS   (W) Cullen Bunn (A) Sergio Davila (CA) Lee Bermejo

Alone, battle weary, and with nothing but his sword, Conan of Cimmeria faces his inevitable death in the arid wastes . . . but instead stumbles into a camp of Kozaki raiders. With a knife at his throat and a band of Turanian hunters at his back, will the half-dead barbarian find a new ally in the Kozaki chief?

In Shops: 13/7/2016        SRP: £3.00

FLINTSTONES #1

FLINTSTONES #1

Publisher: DC COMICS   (W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Steve Pugh

Welcome to Bedrock, where Paleolithic humans head to dinner for a taste of artisanal mammoth after shopping at Neandertall & Big Men’s Clothing, where Wilma shows her modern art, and where, if you take a plane, you could literally end up sitting ON the tail section. Join Fred and Barney as Mister Slate sends them on a mission to show some Neanderthals a night on the town in hopes of luring them into this new system called “working for a living.” In Slate’s Quarry, of course. Is Fred’s ship about to come in? Find out when the gang finishes out the evening at the employee hot tub party, where they learn how the one percent lives here in Bedrock, home to the world’s first civilization and the modern stone-age family-The Flintstones. Don’t miss this extra-sized debut issue!

In Shops: 6/7/2016           SRP: £3.00

HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS REBIRTH #1

HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS REBIRTH #1

Publisher: DC COMICS   (W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Ethan Van

Superstar artist Ethan Van Sciver returns to the world of Green Lantern! In the absence of the Green Lantern Corps, Sinestro and his fear-inducing Yellow Lantern Corps patrol the universe as its sole protectors-but deep in space, a green light still burns. Harnessing the remainder of his will, Hal Jordan must become a one-man GL Corps to defeat his greatest foe and restore freedom to the cosmos.

In Shops: 13/7/2016        SRP: £2.20

HELLBLAZER REBIRTH #1

HELLBLAZER REBIRTH #1

Publisher: DC COMICS   (W) Simon Oliver (A/CA) Moritat

John Constantine’s lost weekend in New York City was fun, but London’s where his heart is-only a pissed-off demon and a curse on his soul stand in his way. Even Constantine’s questionable ethics are pushed to the limit when he puts eight million souls on the line to get what he wants….

In Shops: 20/7/2016        SRP: £2.20

HORIZON #1

HORIZON #1

Publisher: IMAGE COMICS   (W) Brandon Thomas (A) Juan Gedeon, Frank Martin (CA) Jason Howard

Zhia Malen thought she’d fought her very last war, until she learned her planet was targeted for occupation… by a desperate world called Earth. The people of Earth will be told that her arrival on their planet means invasion; these are lies, this is retaliation.

Skybound’s newest original series by BRANDON THOMAS (The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury), JUAN GEDEON (Ghost Racers), and FRANK MARTIN (EAST OF WEST) will show you that survival isn’t just a human instinct…

In Shops: 13/7/2016        SRP: £2.20

HUNT #1 (MR)

HUNT #1

Publisher: IMAGE COMICS   (W) Colin Lorimer (A/CA) Colin Lorimer, Joana Lafuente

Dream or reality? For a long time, teenager Orla Roche couldn’t tell them apart, and now THE HUNT is coming with its nightmare world of the restless dead. An intense story of survival, THE HUNT is a supernatural horror tale that will give Irish mythology a distinctly modern twist.

In  Shops: 13/7/2016       SRP: £3.00

MECHANISM #1 CVR A IENCO

MECHANISM #1

Publisher: IMAGE COMICS   (W/A/CA) Raffaele Ienco

In the aftermath of an alien invasion, a prototype military robot is rushed into the field before it is combat-ready. Now attached to a group of survivors, it studies them to learn what it means to be human. Will it come to understand man as a noble creature worth preserving or that the human race isn’t worth saving at all?

In Shops: 27/7/2016        SRP: £3.00

NEIL GAIMANS TROLL BRIDGE HC

NEIL GAIMAN’S TROLL BRIDGE HC

Publisher: DARK HORSE COMICS   (W) Neil Gaiman, Colleen Doran (A/CA) Colleen Doran

Young Jack’s world was full of ghosts and ghouls, but one monster-a ravenous and hideous troll-would haunt him long into manhood. As the beast sups upon a lifetime of Jack’s fear and regret, Jack must find the courage within himself to face the fiend once and for all!

In Shops: 21/9/2016        SRP: £10.99

NEW SUPER MAN #1

NEW SUPER MAN #1

Publisher: DC COMICS   (W) Gene Luen Yang (A/CA) Viktor Bogdanovic

“MADE IN CHINA” Chapter One: An impulsive act of heroism thrusts an arrogant young man into the limelight of Shanghai as China begins to form its own Justice League of powerful heroes. Rising from the ashes of The Final Days of Superman, award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang and on-the-rise art star Victor Bogdanovic introduce readers to Kong Kenan-the New Super-Man! When the world needed a new hero, China made him!

In Shops: 13/7/2016        SRP: £2.20

NIGHTWING REBIRTH #1

NIGHTWING REBIRTH #1

Publisher: DC COMICS   (W) Tim Seeley (A) Yanick Paquette (CA) Javi Fernandez

He’s been Robin, Batman, a spy, a ghost. Now, Dick Grayson returns to Gotham City to reclaim the life that was taken from him. But when a new evil threatens those he loves most, Nightwing faces being torn away from home once again in order to destroy the dark force once and for all. Powerhouse artist Yanick Paquette (BATMAN, SWAMP THING) joins series writer Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNAL) to return Nightwing to the DC superhero stage!

In Shops: 13/7/2016        SRP: £2.20

POWERPUFF GIRLS (2016) #1

POWERPUFF GIRLS (2016) #1

Publisher: IDW PUBLISHING   (W) Haley Mancini, Jake Goldman (A/CA) Derek Charm

Ah, the City of Townsville, home to none other than: THE POWERPUFF GIRLS! But things have been pretty calm lately… So much so, that Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup have fallen out of the public eye-which makes it the perfect time for their super-simian arch nemesis Mojo Jojo to take over and win the hearts of millions, backed by his army of paparazzi!

In  Shops: 7/20/2016       SRP: £3.00

ROM #1

ROM #1

Publisher: IDW PUBLISHING   (W) Chris Ryall, Christos Gage (A) David Messina (CA) J. H. Williams

WE’VE BEEN INVADED AND ONLY A SPACE KNIGHT CAN SAVE US! First there was his epic return in this year’s FCBD #0, and now the ongoing tale of ROM begins in earnest! Christos Gage, Chris Ryall, and David Messina kick off the wildest new series of the year as Rom’s war with the DIRE WRAITHS hits close to home in “Earthfall, part 1!”

  • The long-beloved and even longer absent space hero returns at long last!
  • First, we brought back MICRONAUTS! And Now… ROM!
  • As if Rom’s return wasn’t enough, wait’ll you see how this one ends!
  • 24-page kick-off story plus interviews, bonus sketch material and more!

In  Shops: 20/7/2016       SRP: £3.75

SNOTGIRL #1 CVR A HUNG

SNOTGIRL #1

Publisher: IMAGE COMICS   (W) Bryan Lee O’Malley (A/CA) Leslie Hung

WHO IS LOTTIE PERSON? Is she a gorgeous, fun-loving social media star with a perfect life or a gross, allergy-ridden mess? Enter a world of snot, blood, and tears in this new ongoing series from New York Times Best Seller BRYAN LEE O’MALLEY (Scott Pilgrim) and dazzling newcomer LESLIE HUNG!

In Shops: 20/7/2016        SRP: £2.20

THROWAWAYS #1 (MR)

THROWAWAYS #1

Publisher: IMAGE COMICS

THROWAWAY (n.) 1. A disposable asset, used for a single mission; 2. A disavowed assassin, meant to die alongside their target.

Abby Palmer and Dean Logan are two broken people-Abby a vet with severe PTSD and Dean a burnout trying to escape the shadow of his infamous father-when they are thrust into a modern-day MK-ULTRA conspiracy… and discover they are both ULTRA’s human experiments.

In Shops: 6/7/2016           SRP: £2.20

WONDER WOMAN THE TRUE AMAZON HC

WONDER WOMAN THE TRUE AMAZON HC

Publisher: DC COMICS

WONDER WOMAN: THE TRUE AMAZON is Jill Thompson’s original graphic novel reimagining of the early years of the Amazon Princess Diana, who would grow up to become Wonder Woman. This fully painted graphic novel is unlike any Wonder Woman tale you have ever read, told as only Eisner Award- winning writer/artist Thompson could. When young Diana has the fawning attention of a nation, she grows spoiled. But a series of tragic events take their toll, and Diana must learn to grow up, take responsibility, and seize her destiny.

Steeped in the mythology of this iconic character’s original conception, WONDER WOMAN: THE TRUE AMAZON is designed to appeal to a wide range of readers. It’s a fresh, stand-alone interpretation of the most famous and iconic female superhero of all time and the fulfillment of a dream project by one of contemporary comics’ most acclaimed creators.

In Shops: 28/9/2016        SRP: £16.99

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