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What Should I Be Reading in January 2016?

Pre-Orders Now Being Taken For January 2016 Releases

Here’s the books we’re recommending you give a go in the New Year – drop us a line if you’d like to add to your subscription list, or start one up with us!

The Pre-Order Deadline for January 2016 titles is Monday 16th November 2015. For more, head over to www.previewsworld.com and see loads of other things you can ask us to stock for you!

DARK HORSE COMICS

HELLBOY WINTER SPECIAL 2016 #1
HELLBOY WINTER SPECIAL 2016 #1
Best-selling novelist Chelsea Cain writes and Michael Avon Oeming draws the first of three snowbound stories. Then Tim Sale visits Mignola’s prehistoric mythology, and in a lead-in to the upcoming issues of Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953, Hellboy explores a haunted mine in the barren wastes of Wyoming.
In Shops: 27/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

DC COMICS

POISON IVY CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH #1 (OF 6)
POISON IVY CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH #1 (OF 6)
Life. Death. Poison Ivy has power over both. But can she keep her friends and hold down a regular job at the same time? As Dr. Pamela Isley, she joins the prestigious plant sciences department at Gotham Botanical Gardens, but things quickly get complicated when a fellow scientist is murdered and it looks like the work of Ivy. Don’t miss the start of this new 6-issue miniseries!
In Shops: 20/1/2016
SRP: £2.20

SWAMP THING #1 (OF 6)
SWAMP THING #1 (OF 6)
Swamp Thing returns in an all-new series written by his co-creator, legendary writer Len Wein! Swamp Thing has received an ominous warning, and now he finds himself under attack from the forces of dark magic. These are more than just your average monsters-and there’s something much worse looming on the horizon for Alec Holland!
In Shops: 6/1/2016
SRP: £2.20

SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED DEADSHOT KATANA #1 (OF 6)
SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED DEADSHOT KATANA #1 (OF 6)
Two of the stars of next year’s highly anticipated action movie break out in their own solo adventures in this extra-sized, 6-issue miniseries!
First, in a story by Brian Buccellato, Viktor Bogdanovic and Richard Friend, Deadshot is on the run, taking on a series of new contracts, and re-establishing himself as the world’s most deadly marksman. But things are about to get complicated for Floyd Lawton when a figure from his past threatens to expose a dark secret…and Deadshot gets word of his next target: Lex Luthor!
Then, writer Mike W. Barr returns to the character he co-created in “Katana, Cult of the Kobra,” with art by Diogenes Neves. Katana needs to know more about Soultaker’s origin if she’s going to have any hope of controlling the sword instead of falling under its influence. Dr. Helga Jace, a Markovian astrophysicist, may be able to shed some light-but before Katana can get the info, Kobra’s forces attack!
In Shops: 27/1/2016
SRP: £3.75

IDW

GHOSTBUSTERS INTERNATIONAL #1
GHOSTBUSTERS INTERNATIONAL #1
There’s something strange in the neighborhood… and whether that neighborhood is in New York City or Venice, Italy, the Ghostbusters will be there! After a bust at the United Nations, the boys in gray are engaged to investigate an Old World haunting, where they begin to unravel a mystery that sends them around the globe (while still trying to keep their contract with the City, County, and State of New York!). Join us for the next chapter in Ghostbusters history – because you demanded it: GHOSTBUSTERS INTERNATIONAL!
In Shops: 27/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

GUTTER MAGIC #1 (OF 4)
GUTTER MAGIC #1 (OF 4)
Cinder Byrnes has been trying to lie, cheat, and steal his way into wizardry his entire life, and he’s finally got the key to unlocking the power of magic. But first, he needs to stay one step ahead of the sorcerous crime lord that wants him dead. Writer Rich Douek and Artist Brett Barkley present an action-packed urban fantasy tale, set in a modern New York City where World War II was fought with magic.
In Shops: 20/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

LUNA THE VAMPIRE #1
LUNA THE VAMPIRE #1
HOLY SPACE BLAST! Ever wonder how it would be if outer space was populated by monsters? Or what it would be like to have a green ugly witch as your best friend? Then look no further! Welcome to the AMAZING everyday life of Luna the vampire. (Zombie postman and crappy job included.)
In Shops: 27/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

IMAGE COMICS

CRY HAVOC #1 CVR A KELLY & PRICE (MR)
CRY HAVOC #1
BEHOLD THE MODERN MONSTROSITY.
X-Men Legacy writer SIMON SPURRIER and superstar artist RYAN KELLY present fiends, fragility, and firepower in an all-new series, mixing the hard-boiled militaria of Jarhead with the dark folklore of Pan’s Labyrinth. Includes an unprecedented use of multiple colorists (MATT WILSON, LEE LOUGHRIDGE, & NICK FILARDI) to define the story’s threads, and an incredible variant cover by Eisner Award winner CAMERON STEWART. This is not the tale of a lesbian werewolf who goes to war. Except it kind of is.
In Shops: 27/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

MARVEL COMICS

OLD MAN LOGAN #1
OLD MAN LOGAN #1
Fifty years from now, Logan — the man who no longer calls himself Wolverine — will have endured many atrocities: The Marvel Universe’s villains will have banded together and rid the world of its heroes. Logan’s closest friend, Hawkeye, will have been murdered in cold blood right before his eyes. And driven mad by the same radiation that gave him his superhuman strength, Bruce Banner will have fathered a family of hillbilly Hulks…that eventually went on to slaughter Logan’s wife and two children. But now, in the present, Old Man Logan wakes up to discover himself in a world before these atrocities, before the Wasteland. And he’s going to seize this opportunity and change history to ensure that his future never comes to pass…
Parental Advisory
In Shops: 27/1/2016
SRP: £3.75

AGENTS OF SHIELD #1
AGENTS OF SHIELD #1
It’s high-stakes espionage in the Marvel Universe in this brand-new series inspired by the hit television show Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Tony Stark guest-stars in the beginning of “THE COULSON PROTOCOLS.”
Rated T+
In Shops: 13/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

CAPTAIN MARVEL #1
CAPTAIN MARVEL #1
Face front, true believers! The Captain has made her return and oh, how mighty it is. It’s a bold new frontier for Carol Danvers as she soars to new heights in her greatest mission yet–leader of the all-new Alpha Flight space program. Yup, Alpha Flight. As earth’s first line of defense, Carol and her team aim to protect the planet from extraterrestrial threats. But can Carol be a soldier and a diplomat? Especially when an unknown enemy emerges that Carol can’t quite punch. The superstar team behind Marvel’s Agent Carter television series, Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas, make their comics debut alongside the awesomely-talented Kris Anka.
Rated T+
In Shops: 20/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

ROCKET RACCOON AND GROOT #1
ROCKET RACCOON AND GROOT #1
ROCKET RACCOON BREAKS BAD!
There’s a new criminal mastermind in the galaxy, and it’s…ROCKET RACCOON?! How did this happen? SERIOUSLY, HOW DID THIS HAPPEN, YOU GUYS??? Groot knows, but he’s not talking! Well, he is talking, but all he’s saying is…oh, you know. Diabolical danger, madcap mysteries and astonishing adventure abound as SKOTTIE YOUNG and FILIPE ANDRADE return to tell tall tail tales of Rocket Raccoon, now with the adorable, arboreal Groot along for the ride! If you love adventure, animals, outer space and just about anything in between, this is the book for you!
Rated T
In Shops: 6/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #1
SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #1
BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT!
The Webbed Wonder and the Merc with a Mouth are teaming up for their first ongoing series EVER! It’s action, adventure and just a smattering of (b) romance in this episodic epic featuring the WORLD’S GREATEST SUPER HERO and the star of the WORLD’S GREATEST COMICS MAGAZINE. Talk about a REAL dynamic duo!
Rated T+
In Shops: 6/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

DYNAMITE

Devolution #1
DEVOLUTION #1
Every living creature on Earth has been devolved – the evolutionary clock turned back, reverting all life to odd mutations and prehistoric incarnations. The cities of man are little more than bloody territories ruthlessly dominated by tribal Neanderthals ruling from the backs of mammoths, packs of saber-toothed tigers, and giant man-eating insects. Writer Rick Remender (Black Science, Fear Agent), artist Jon Wayshak (The Authority), and colorist Jordan Boyd (Ant-Man, Planet Hulk) take you on a journey with the last band of “Still Sapien” humans in the hope of locating an antidote and re-evolving the human race.
In Shops: 20/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

RED SONJA VOL 3 #1 CVR A SAUVAGE
RED SONJA VOL 3 #1
Through the plains of Hyrkania, a message sweeps through the scattered peoples of the nation. Bells ring, horns blow, voices shout – the King is dying! Red Sonja rides to save the King from his doom as the powers of Hyboria crowd around to strike when the kingdom is weakest. But a dread new power rises from within Hyrkania’s own borders, bent on defending its homeland – no matter the cost, no matter what its people become. A defining chapter of the Red Sonja saga – dark, clever, vicious, and funny – as the She-Devil with a Sword must stop the rise of a brutal new regime… her own people!
In Shops: 13/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

AVATAR PRESS INC

CODE PRU #1 (MR)
CODE PRU #1
Garth Ennis and Raulo Caceres bring you a black humor horror book unlike anything you’ve read! Pru wanted nothing more than to join the FDNY and help people as a paramedic. However, that was not to be, as she gets assigned to a special unit that tends to the monsters that live in modern day New York. Vampires, zombies, ghouls and all the creepy things that live around us in he shadows. But no one told her that was her assignment. Learning on-the-job is much more challenging with the supernatural! This series is a lead-in to the ongoing monthly Code Pru stories running in an anthology to be announced shortly! Raulo Caceres’ art never looked better than in the luscious black and white of this series.
In Shops: 27/1/2016
SRP: £3.00

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