Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Previews HYPE: November '12

Here are the books from Previews Catalogue that caught my attention, coming to comic shops this November...


All-New X-Men #1 - This new X-Men title sees the original five X-Men dropped into the present day, from the mind of Brian Michael Bendis and the hand of Stuart Immonen.

The Heart of Thomas GN - Moto Hagio's acclaimed classic manga set in a German all-boys boarding school.

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #1 - There's surprisingly a lot of hype around this all-ages comic based on a girls' cartoon from the 80's, but if rumors of pre-order numbers can be believed, this could be one of the biggest comics of the month.

Indestructible Hulk #1 - Part of Marvel NOW!, this is a new Hulk comic from Mark Waid and Leinil Francis Yu.

Teen Titans by Geoff Johns Omnibus HC - The Green Lantern scribe's run on Teen Titans is collected in a huge hardcover for $150 - that's 1,440 pages of Robin, Raven, Beast Boy, Cyborg and the gang.

Neon Genesis Evangelion 3-in-1 Edition (Volume 1) - Before the simultaneous world-wide release of the final volume of the manga is released, get caught up on the manga series in these new omnibus volumes.

Fantastic Four #1 - Some big shoes have been left to fill now that Jonathan Hickman has left the title, but Matt Fraction and Mark Bagley seem like a good fit for this book.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow - Wonderland #1 (of 5) - As part of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season Nine, Willow gets her own tale.

Orbital (Volume 1): Scars GN - A science fiction European comic from Sylvain Runberg and Serge Pelle.

FF #1 - Matt Fraction is also writing the sister book to Fantastic Four, with stand-ins for the team, including Ant-Man, Medusa and She-Hulk, with art by Mike Allred.

MAD: Artist's Edition HC - Written and edited by Harvey Kurtzman, this artist showcase will feature some amazing talent such as Wally Wood, Bill Elder and Basil Woverton.

Spacehawk SC - The complete stories from Basil Wolverton.

Captain America #1 - A new direction for the avengers from hot writer Rick Remender, and the amazing John Romita Jr.

Torpedo (Volume 1) HC - Reprinting a classic crime noir comic.

Star Bright abd the Looking Glass HC - Jonathan Luna tries his hand at prose fiction, with this fairy tale featuring 33 water color illustrations.

X-Men: Legacy #1 - While series writer Simon Spurrier remains on writing chores for the relaunch of this title, Rogue's story is over, making way for the interesting choice of Legion to head this book.

47 Ronin #1 (of 5) - A non-Usagi Yojimbo mini-series illustrated by the talented Stan Sakai, relating a classic Japanese tale.

The Comics Journal #302 - The annual behemoth, edited by Gary Groth, features interviews with the late children's picture book artist Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are), and plenty of other goodies.

Thor: God of Thunder #1 - Another Marvel NOW! title, this one from Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic.

Judge Dredd #1 - In wake of the movie, a new ongoing series is launching from IDW this month.  Also available this month, Judge Dredd: The Complete Brian Bolland HC.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Book 7): The Third Wheel HC - Showing no signs of waning popularity, Jeff Kinney's kids' comic is sure to be one of the biggest graphic novels of the year.

Journey Into Mystery #646 - Like X-Men: Legacy, the focus of this title changes this issue as writing chores shift into the hands of Kathryn Immonen, and Sif takes center stage in place of Loki.

The Adventures of Augusta Wind #1 (of 5) - J.M. Dematteis, author of Abadazad, creates a new all-ages fantasy title for IDW.

Barnaby (Volume 1) HC - Beginning a complete collection of the newspaper strip from Crockett Johnson, creator of Harold and the Purple Crayon.

X-Force Omnibus (Volume 1) HC - That's a lot of Rob Liefield under one cover, collecting much of the revolutionary title.

Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Volume 1) TP - Okay, they have to reprint The Mighty Mutanimals if they're reprinting stories from this anthology series.

The Cartoon Utopia HC - New Ron Rege Jr from Fantagraphics.

Captain Marvel (Volume 1): In Pursuit of Flight TP - The first six issues of the new series featuring Carol Danvers already has a collection coming out in case you missed the floppies.

Danza GN - A new manga from Natsume Ono being collected from Kodansha Comics.

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