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Comics Final Order Cutoff – 12th November 2022

This is your weekly reminder that Final Order Cutoff (FOC) orders are due by 10am on Saturday Sunday! 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 action-packed sci-fi, bold new Young Adult fantasy fiction, time-travelling Marvel villainy from Kang The Conqueror, obscure DC characters in a strange new drama from Tom King, the return of Luther Arkwright and the return of the fan-favourite animated Gargoyles!

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!

GARGOYLES #1 – Nineties nostalgia engage! It’s an all new-ongoing series, set in the continuity of the classic Gargoyles TV show – written by series creator Greg Weisman with art from George Kambadais! Gargoyles #1 reintroduces the Manhattan Clan – a family of Gargoyles at full strength, but drifting apart in the modern world. Their bonds will be tested villains attempting to steal their rarest, most precious of possessions… an unhatched Gargoyle egg!

VICIOUS CIRCLE #1 (OF 3) – Iconic artist Lee Bermejo (Batman: Damned, Joker) teams up with director and screenwriter Mattson Tomlin (Batman: The Imposter) to bring us an action-packed story that sounds like Quantum Leap meets John Wick! From Tokyo in the near future, to 1950s New Orleans, to pre-history and beyond – two rival assassins are locked in a battle of wills that spans millions of years, all to alter the course of history. Every life they take forces them both to travel between vastly different eras…

ALL AGAINST ALL #1 (OF 5) – Earth is long gone. Humanity is all but extinct. But the alien conquerors known as The Operators have preserved our biome’s most savage creatures in an artificial jungle – subjects studied to help these aliens (with no bodies of their own) to find the perfect biological exosuit. Living armoured vessels from which to continue to wage their wars across the galaxy. They’re looking for the perfect apex predator, and the Operators have overlooked their sole human specimen. A subject known as Helpless. Well Helpless is about to give The Operators far more than they bargained for! From writer Alex Paknadel (DC vs. Vampires: All Out War, Giga), artist Caspar Wijngaard (Home Sick Pilots), and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou!

DANGER STREET #1 (OF 12) – Join Starman, Metamorpho, and Warlord as they look to prove themselves worthy to join the Justice League. Except their quest will take them to the extreme action of attempting to summon and defeat Darkseid in battle. And that will plunge their world into a crisis! A multi-character, multilayered crime drama from Tom King and Jorge Fornes, that stars some of DC’s most obscure creations, including Manhunter, Lady Copy, the Green Team, and the Creeper! “No one will see it coming, but everyone will want to see where it goes!”

LEGEND OF LUTHER ARKWRIGHT HC – Luther Arkwright is a being of vast psychic power, capable of traversing the swirling multiverse. Pursued by a far superior adversary across multiple parallel worlds, only Arkwright’s experience and force of will provide any hope to avert humanity’s annihilation. Bryan Talbot’s groundbreaking science-fiction epics The Adventures of Luther Arkwright and its sequel Heart of Empire were acclaimed by Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, and more. Now Talbot returns with the third Arkwright saga, The Legend of Luther Arkwright.

FRANK MILLER’S PANDORA #1 (OF 3) – A new YA fantasy, created by Frank Miller with art by new sensation Emma Kubert (Inkblot), and written by Anthony Maranville and Chris Silvestri (Star Trek Discovery).Drawn to a mystic Relic that can deliver all her heart’s desires… Anabeth uses this power to recreate the world and fill her empty life with friendship and love. But power comes at a price and her “perfect new world” is replacing the real world around us. Anabeth now has all she’s ever wanted, but she’s become the gateway to the end of the world, and only she can stop it. To do so, she must sacrifice everything she loves. What if you could have everything you ever wanted, but it was at everyone else’s expense? 

CALIE & KIKI GN ADV HC – An adventure graphic novel with a fresh take on the Princess captured in a tower fable. Spirited Calie has decided to not wait on rescue and will enlist the help of the readers and her beloved pet cat Kiki to effect her escape! What follows are puzzles and encounters as Calie finds various power items to help traverse the environment and solve puzzles to escape!

QUESTED #1 – Fusing the attitude of Hellboy and the fantasy-adventure spirit of Legend of Zelda, Quested follows the misadventures of pawn shop owner and morally ambiguous hero-for-hire, Jinx, through a world filled with lizard henchmen, dungeon-bosses, and unicorn burgers! First up, a scheme to dupe a king desperate to protect his daughter backfires, and Jinx and his two accomplices find themselves having to actually save the princess!

FAMILY TIME #1 – The O’Connell family are vacationing in Ireland when they encounter an old man with a mysterious crystal teleports the vacationing O’Connell family 1,000 years back in time. Unsure whether they have stumbled into a historical re-enactment, the family must befriend locals and learn new superpowers while trying to figure out how to get back to the present. A fun, fantasy adventure rom Robert Windom and his eleven-year-old daughter, Lily!

HEXWARE #1 (OF 6) – A dark mashup of Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep meets The Magic Order, from Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Revival, Nightwing, Superman Vs. Lobo) and rising star Zulema Scotto Lavina (Red Sonja, The Little Mermaid)! Why sell your soul…when you can buy a new one? A desperate, lonely populace is divided by class and controlled by corporations. And for many the most seductive coping methods are neo-spiritualism and hedge magic. When their teenage daughter is murdered, the Marks family is left asking their gods what they did to deserve this. But their android maid has a different approach. Perhaps if she asked the devil…

ITS ONLY TEENAGE WASTELAND #1 (OF 4) – All Javi wanted to do was take advantage of his parents being out of town for the weekend, and throw a party that’ll launch him and his buds into popularity! Or at least get them noticed by some girls. Then things take a turn for the worse, thrusting them into a situation and future they could have never possibly prepared for. “For fans of The Nice House on the Lake and What’s the Furthest Place From Here? or other comics with really long titles and cool high concepts.”

CRITICAL ROLE MIGHTY NEIN ORIGINS MOLLYMAUK TEALEAF HC – What strange events created Mollymauk Tealeaf? Join Critical Role: Vox Machina Origins writer Jody Houser, artist Hunter Bonyun, and Critical Role’s Matthew Mercer and Taliesin Jaffe as they reveal Molly’s evolution from empty shell to vibrant individual, and the dark corners of his past that even he is afraid to examine. And as with every member of the Mighty Nein, that past will eventually catch up with him…

TIMELESS 2022 #1 – The last battle of Kang the Conqueror! Searching for of the one thing he cannot have. But he is not the only one after the Missing Moment, and Kang soon finds himself in unfamiliar territory – on the backfoot, and on the run across the events of the Marvel Universe’s future! “A SHOCKING LOOK AT THE MARVEL UNIVERSE TO COME IN 2023!”

KANG SAGA OF ONCE AND FUTURE CONQUEROR TP – Star of the upcoming Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania, Kang the Conqueror is a timeless threat who has menaced both the Avengers and the Fantastic Four across the decades. Whether you’re revisiting these classic stories, or learning about Kang for the first time, this graphic novel collects the first appearance of his alter-ego Rama-Tut, the first appearance of Kang himself, plus some of the biggest cross-time-wars between Kang and the Avengers, his attempts to destroy the Fantastic Four and threats to Kamala Khan and Moon Knight!

HARLEY QUINN UNCOVERED #1 (ONE SHOT) – As part of DC’s ongoing celebration of Harley Quinn comes an art book of epic proportions featuring some of the best Harley cover art from the hottest creators in the industry! Featuring the artwork of Derrick Chew, Ryan Sook, Warren Loue, Amanda Conner, Jay Anacleto, and more!

DAHLIA IN THE DARK #1 (OF 6) – A fast-paced, action, fantasy thriller about family and hidden truths. A washed up hitman, Donny Dahlia, takes one last job transporting a package cross country in the hopes of seeing his estranged daughter again. Little does he know this job is going to get him caught in the middle of a war between the fairy realms that could determine the fate of humankind. 

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!

DOCTOR STRANGE FALL SUNRISE #2 (OF 4)

ONES #2 (OF 4)

PETER PARKER MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN DOUBLE TROUBLE #2 (OF 4)

QUICK STOPS #2 (OF 4)

STAR WARS YODA #2

X-TREME X-MEN #2 (OF 5)

You can check out more of this week’s FOC titles and variant covers on the Previews World website by clicking here!

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

  • ABSOLUTE BATMAN THREE JOKERS HC
  • BATGIRLS #13 CVR A JORGE CORONA
  • BATGIRLS #13 CVR B DAN MORA CARD STOCK VAR
  • BATMAN AND SCOOBY DOO MYSTERIES #3
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED #3 CVR A JOHN TIMMS
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED #3 CVR B INHYUK LEE CARD STOCK VAR
  • BATMAN ONE BAD DAY CATWOMAN #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A MCKELVIE
  • BATMAN ONE BAD DAY CATWOMAN #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR B VAR
  • BATMAN ONE BAD DAY CATWOMAN #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR F PREMIUM
  • BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS TP VOL 04
  • DANGER STREET #1 CVR A FORNES (RES)
  • DANGER STREET #1 CVR B RUDE CARD STOCK (RES)
  • DARK CRISIS BIG BANG #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A MIKEL JANIN
  • DARK CRISIS BIG BANG #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR B COLON CARD VAR
  • DARK CRISIS BIG BANG #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR C SZERDY CARD VAR
  • DARK CRISIS BIG BANG #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR D WILLIAMS II VAR
  • DARK CRISIS BIG BANG #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR E KUNG CARD VAR
  • HARLEY QUINN UNCOVERED #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A JAY ANACLETO
  • HARLEY QUINN UNCOVERED #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR B SOOK HOMAGE VAR
  • I AM BATMAN #16 CVR A CHRISTIAN DUCE
  • I AM BATMAN #16 CVR B JESUS MERINO CARD STOCK VAR
  • NICE HOUSE ON THE LAKE #12 (OF 12) CVR A BUENO
  • NICE HOUSE ON THE LAKE #12 (OF 12) CVR B SORRENTINO CARD STOCK VAR
  • SUPERMAN SON OF KAL-EL #18 CVR A TRAVIS MOORE
  • SUPERMAN SON OF KAL-EL #18 CVR B DI MEO CARD STOCK VAR
  • SUPERMAN SON OF KAL-EL #18 CVR C DC HOLIDAY CARD STOCK VAR
  • WILDCATS #2 CVR A STEPHEN SEGOVIA
  • WILDCATS #2 CVR B BEN OLIVER CARD STOCK VAR
  • WONDER WOMAN #794 CVR A YANICK PAQUETTE
  • WONDER WOMAN #794 CVR B JEN BARTEL CARD STOCK VAR
  • WONDER WOMAN #794 CVR C KOTZEBUE DC HOLIDAY CARD STOCK VAR

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