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Comics Final Order Cutoff – 10th June 2023

This is your weekly reminder that Final Order Cutoff (FOC) orders are due by 10am on Saturday! Send an email over to shop@proudlion.co.uk to add any of these titles to your orders or pull list. This week’s FOC includes the takeover by the nightmares of DC, a funeral for a friend, a celebration of one of the best modern-fantasy/horror comics of the past two decades, what a murderous symbiote does when left to its own devices, a return to the Days Of Future Past, the mean streets of New York, Baltimore and Stellar City, fresh tales of madness from Fairyland, punk rockers vs demons in Alabama, Timelords, Gargoyles, murderous Klingons, and Loki asking – what if?

Some publishers are no longer offering later printings, and some titles sell out on release. Orders placed after FOC rely on extra stock being available, so get your order in today so you don’t miss out!

KNIGHT TERRORS FIRST BLOOD #1 (ONE SHOT) – KNIGHT TERRORS STARTS HERE! When Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman find one of their earliest enemies lying dead inside the Hall of Justice, their investigation takes them past the land of the living, beyond the land of the dead, and leads straight to a new villain called Insomnia… who uses his powers to engulf every single hero and villain in their own dark and twisted nightmares. The world needs an unlikely hero – Deadman! From DC architect and superstar writer Joshua Williamson with horrific art by comics legend Howard Porter!

KNIGHT TERRORS #1 (OF 4) – So just who is Insomnia? With the whole world trapped inside their nightmares, that’s exactly what Boston Brand (aka Deadman!) and Batman are trying to figure out. And why is he seeking vengeance on the heroes of the DC Universe? Please note: adding Knight Terrors to your pull will automatically add the First Blood one-shot (above) as well.

KNIGHT TERRORS ZATANNA #1 (OF 2) – ANNATAZ SI KCAB! One of the last people awake on Earth, Zatanna must defend Wonder Woman and Detective Chimp from Insomnia’s Sleepless Knights – led by their terrifying Queen! Badly outnumbered, Zatanna can’t do it alone. So she’ll use her magic to summon any champion that is still awake – enterone of the world’s strangest superheroes: the Unstoppable Doom Patrol’s Robotman!

KNIGHT TERRORS RAVAGER #1 (OF 2) – Separated from Stormwatch and trapped in a nightmare world, Ravagermust protect her younger self from being consumed and corrupted by the Murder Man and his blood-crazed Slaughter Squadron. Can she do this without losing her own identity, and why does the Murder Man seem so familiar?

SPECIAL NOTE. All Reservation Service customers are advised that we will automatically be pulling these titles for ongoing series on your pull list. For example, if you get Batman, then for July and August you will receive Knight Terrors: Batman, etc.

To opt-out of the Knight Terrors issues replacing your regular pulls (taking a two month break instead), you must email us to confirm before the FOC date for the relevant issues. If you’re happy to receive these Knight Terrors issues, then no action is required, just sit back and enjoy the ride!

The Knight Terrors tie-in titles on FOC this week include: KNIGHT TERRORS BATMAN #1 (OF 2), KNIGHT TERRORS BLACK ADAM #1 (OF 2), KNIGHT TERRORS FLASH #1 (OF 2), KNIGHT TERRORS GREEN LANTERN #1 (OF 2), KNIGHT TERRORS JOKER #1 (OF 2), KNIGHT TERRORS POISON IVY #1 (OF 2) and KNIGHT TERRORS ROBIN #1 (OF 2)

FALLEN FRIEND #1 – Kamala Khan made the ultimate sacrifice in Amazing Spider-Man #26, saving our entire universe. Now other heroes of the Marvel Universe assemble to honor and remember one of Marvel’s brightest stars!

WHAT IF DARK LOKI #1 – What If returns with a new serie of one-shots, spotlighting the darkest anti-heroes of the Marvel Universe, including Moon Knight and Venom, plus Spider-Gwen. But first up, it’s Loki! In a hypothetical tale of one of Asgard’s worst days – and one of Loki’s best. Walter Simonson revisits his illustrious run on Thor… but this time, Loki’s in charge!

X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST DOOMSDAY #1 (OF 4) – Return to the days just weeks before the classic Days Of Future Past storyline and discover the events that led up to this timeless classic! In the wake of the assassination of Senator Kelly. the Mutant Control Act is passed posting Sentinels on every corner. What lengths will the X-Men go to in order to survive? And how will Magneto will bring about their ultimate doomsday?

WEB OF CARNAGE #1 – CARNAGE REIGNS across the Marvel Universe at the hands of Cletus Kasady, but the Carnage Symbiote remains adrift among the stars. With renewed purpose renewed after the Death Of The Venomverse, it’s plotting a glorious ascension to the throne of the King in Black… and Morlun is the first hurdle in its path!

SIRENS OF THE CITY #1 (OF 6) – It’s the Eighties in New York City, and runaway teen Layla struggles to survive on these mean streets, far from home. And now every supernatural creature from the darkest corners of Manhattan is after her… and the unborn child she never wanted growing inside her. A gritty urban fantasy from by Joanne Starer (The Gimmick) and Excellence’s Khary Randolph that highlights bodily autonomy in a patriarchal world.

DOCTOR WHO DOOM #1 (OF 2) – The bold new Doctor Who cross-media story comes to Titan Comics! A lonely assassin from the 51st Century is hunting for her own survival, and only the Doctor can save her. Armed with her vortex manipulator, she’ll do anything to find the Timelord, including cavorting with the maleficent Missy…

STAR TREK DAY OF BLOOD #1 – The first epic crossover of the new IDW era of Star Trek comics is here! The clone of Kahless has stolen the Bajoran Orb of Destruction and begun to carve a trail of slaughter across the stars. But this genocide of gods was just the beginning. Now he will declare war on all those who do not follow the Red Path. The crew of icons led by Benjamin Sisko (Star Trek) and the renegades who follow Worf (Star Trek: Defiant) must unite in a desperate attempt to stop the Day of Blood! This miniseries will be automatically pulled for every Reservation Service customer with either Star Trek or Star Trek: Defiant on their pull list. To opt out, please email us before the FOC deadline!

UNTOLD TALES OF I HATE FAIRYLAND #1 (OF 5) – A new five-issue anthology series featuring Untold Tales from the world of I Hate Fairyland, with stories written and drawn by a stellar lineup of creators. First up, Skottie Young himself teams up with his Bully Wars co-creator to pit Gert against an uncouth barbarian in “Bruud the Brutal.” Then in “Don’t Trust the P.I.G. in Apartment 23,” Gert finds herself at the wrong end of a classic fairy tale courtesy of Dean Rankine (Simpsons Comics, Invader Zim)! This miniseries will be automatically pulled for every Reservation Service customer with I Hate Fairyland on their pull list. To opt out, please email us before the FOC deadline!

SWAN SONGS #1 – All things come to a close; these are the Swan Songs. From W. Maxwell Prince (Ice Cream Man, Haha) this is an all-new multi-artist project that explores stories about endings… The End of the World. The End of a Marriage. The End of a Sentence. The End of the End of the World! The first apocalyptic issue, “The End of the World,” is drawn by none other than The Department Of Truth‘s Martin Simmonds. Future artists include Caspar Wijngaard (Home Sick Pilots) and Filipe Andrade (The Many Deaths of Leila Star)!

WEIRD WORK #1 (OF 4) – Welcome to the corrupt, seedy streets of Stellar City, where the hard-boiled noir of LA Confidential mixes with the bright, alien-filled worlds of Futurama. Following months of gang shootings, Detective Ovra Sawce is paired with a new partner on a triple homicide. But what were a billionaire’s assistant, a hood-turned-cult leader and Sawce’s former partner doing in that warehouse? This crime epic is brought to you by legendary British artist Shaky Kane (The Bulletproof Coffin) and writer Jordan Thomas (Frank At Home On The Farm)!

REBEL GRRRLS #1 – Three girls from rural Alabama find themselves cursed with the power to resurrect the dead through music. As if making it as a touring all-girl punk band wasn’t difficult enough, these cursed souls are pursued by a ghoul, disguised as a record executive, who has been tasked with using them to resurrect enough of the dead to overthrow the living. Will it be revolution or armageddon?

CHARM CITY #1 – There’s a serial killer is targeting Baltimore’s underground witching community, leaving the police baffled as they fish bodies out of the Inner Harbor with arcane symbols carved into their flesh. Music blogger at theBaltimore Sun and excommunicated witch Alyssia Singer no longer uses magic, but now she must decide whether to get involved – confronting her estranged family and long buried demons… or risk more bodies piling up…

GARGOYLES DARK AGES #1 – In this brand new miniseries, Gargoyles creator Greg Weisman returns to the long-lost era when humans and Gargoyles lived in harmony. Here, superstition and the sword rule the world, and monsters come in all shapes and sizes. This precarious peace is under threat, and the consequences will reverberate down through the ages!

This miniseries will be automatically pulled for every Reservation Service customer with Gargoyles on their pull list. To opt out, please email us before the FOC deadline!

LOCKE & KEY WELCOME TO LOVECRAFT ANNIVERSARY EDITION #1 – It’s been 15 years since the doors to the Keyhouse first opened it’s doors, and we’re celebrating with Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez as they re-present the story that unlocked it all. With one extra-special difference: an all-new ending… one that’s really, really bad for the Locke family!

The second issues of the following titles are also due for final orders this week. If you want them added to your pull list, make sure to let us know now so you don’t miss out!

FRANK FRAZETTA’S TALES OF SCIENCE FANTASY #2 

LOKI #2 (OF 4)

STEELWORKS #2 (OF 6)

TMNT VS STREET FIGHTER #2 (OF 5)

VICIOUS CIRCLE #2 (OF 3)

You can check out more of this week’s FOC titles and variant covers on Previews World – click the button!

DC COMICS are not included on Previews World! The full list of the other DC Comics on FOC this week is below.

  • ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN JON KENT #5 (OF 6) CVR A HENRY
  • ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN JON KENT #5 (OF 6) CVR B CHEUNG VAR
  • ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN JON KENT #5 (OF 6) CVR C SHERMAN VAR
  • BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #10
  • BATMAN ADVENTURES CONTINUE S3 #7 (OF 7) CVR A FERREYRA
  • BATMAN ADVENTURES CONTINUE S3 #7 (OF 7) CVR B CHIANG CS VAR
  • BATMAN ADVENTURES CONTINUE S3 #7 (OF 7) CVR C ALBUQUERQUE VR
  • BATMAN ADVENTURES OMNIBUS HC
  • BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS (2018) TP VOL 05 THE JOKER WAR
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED #10 CVR A JOHN TIMMS
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED #10 CVR B MICHELE BANDINI CS VAR
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED (2022) HC VOL 01 NO MORE TEACHERS
  • BATMAN KNIGHTWATCH TP
  • BATMAN UNDER THE RED HOOD THE DELUXE EDITION HC
  • BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT GENERATION JOKER #3 (OF 6) CVR A MURPHY
  • BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT GENERATION JOKER #3 (OF 6) CVR B ANDOLFO
  • DC PRIDE 2023 2ND PTG VAR
  • GCPD THE BLUE WALL HC
  • GOTHAM CITY YEAR ONE HC
  • HARLEY QUINN THE ANIMATED SERIES LEGION OF BATS HC
  • HARLEY QUINN THE ANIMATED SERIES THE EAT BANG KILL TOUR TP
  • KNIGHT TERRORS #1 (OF 4) CVR D REIS DARKEST HOUR NEON INK CS
  • KNIGHT TERRORS BATMAN #1 (OF 2) CVR A GUILLEM MARCH
  • KNIGHT TERRORS BATMAN #1 (OF 2) CVR B MATTINA CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS BATMAN #1 (OF 2) CVR C PUPPETEER LEE CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS BATMAN #1 (OF 2) CVR D NGUYEN MIDNIGHT CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS BLACK ADAM #1 (OF 2) CVR A JEREMY HAUN
  • KNIGHT TERRORS BLACK ADAM #1 (OF 2) CVR B WARD CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS BLACK ADAM #1 (OF 2) CVR C DA SILVA CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS BLACK ADAM #1 (OF 2) CVR D NGUYEN MIDNIGHT
  • KNIGHT TERRORS FIRST BLOOD #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A HOWARD PORTER
  • KNIGHT TERRORS FIRST BLOOD #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR B LEE CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS FIRST BLOOD #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR C MATTINA CS VR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS FIRST BLOOD #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR D BLANK CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS JOKER #1 (OF 2) CVR A STEFANO RAFFAELE
  • KNIGHT TERRORS JOKER #1 (OF 2) CVR B MATTINA CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS JOKER #1 (OF 2) CVR C SIMONE BIANCHI CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS JOKER #1 (OF 2) CVR D NGUYEN MIDNIGHT CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS POISON IVY #1 (OF 2) CVR A JESSICA FONG
  • KNIGHT TERRORS POISON IVY #1 (OF 2) CVR B LEIRIX LI CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS POISON IVY #1 (OF 2) CVR C MCKELVIE CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS POISON IVY #1 (OF 2) CVR D NGUYEN MIDNIGHT CS
  • KNIGHT TERRORS RAVAGER #1 (OF 2) CVR A JEFF SPOKES
  • KNIGHT TERRORS RAVAGER #1 (OF 2) CVR B MATTINA CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS RAVAGER #1 (OF 2) CVR C MASSAFERA CS VAR
  • KNIGHT TERRORS RAVAGER #1 (OF 2) CVR D NGUYEN MIDNIGHT
  • LOONEY TUNES #273
  • MULTIVERSITY HARLEY SCREWS UP THE DCU #5 (OF 6) CVR A CONNER
  • MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #80 FACSIMILE EDITION CVR A PREMIANI
  • MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #80 FACSIMILE EDN CVR B PREMIANI FOIL
  • PEACEMAKER TRIES HARD #3 (OF 6) CVR A KRIS ANKA
  • PEACEMAKER TRIES HARD #3 (OF 6) CVR B JOE QUINONES VAR
  • PEACEMAKER TRIES HARD #3 (OF 6) CVR C ANKA MOVIE POSTER VAR
  • ROBIN & BATMAN TP
  • SPIRIT WORLD #3 (OF 6) CVR A HAINING
  • STATIC SHADOWS OF DAKOTA #5 (OF 6) CVR A NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY
  • STATIC SHADOWS OF DAKOTA #5 (OF 6) CVR B AFU CHAN CS VAR
  • STEELWORKS #2 (OF 6) CVR A CLAY MANN
  • STEELWORKS #2 (OF 6) CVR B SAMI BASRI CS VAR
  • SUPERMAN LOST #5 (OF 10) CVR A CARLO PAGULAYAN & JASON PAZ
  • SUPERMAN LOST #5 (OF 10) CVR B LEE WEEKS CS VAR
  • WILDCATS #9 CVR A STEPHEN SEGOVIA
  • WILDCATS #9 CVR B PAOLO PANTALENA CS VAR
  • WONDER WOMAN BLACK & GOLD TP
  • WONDER WOMAN WAR OF GODS SPECIAL EDITION

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