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Comics Final Order Cutoff – 15th April 2023

This is your weekly reminder that Final Order Cutoff (FOC) orders are due by 10am 6pm 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 new Batman, Green Lantern and Avengers comics, new crime noir from Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, spooky mysteries, horrifying monsters, and heroes in a half-shell sparring with Ryu, Guile, Chun-Li and other famed Street Fighters!

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!

DEAD BY DAYLIGHT #1 – Witness the terrifying origins of The Legion in this prequel comic based on the best-selling horror game, Dead By DaylightEach issue comes with a unique code for an exclusive in-game charm too!

AVENGERS #1 – A new team of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes assemble to meet any dangers that dare threaten the planet! Iron Man, Captain America (Sam Wilson), Thor, Captain Marvel, Black Panther, the Scarlet Witch and the Vision face down Terminus and a new and insidious danger – in the guise of a friend.

BATMAN BRAVE AND THE BOLD #1 – Kicking off a new Batman anthology series with stories from Tom King, Mitch Gerads, Ed Brisson, Jeff Spokes, Dan Mora, Christopher Cantwell, and Javier Rodriguez! Witness the horrifying four-part retelling of the first bloody clash between The Joker and the Batman. Elsewhere, Gotham is overrun by the cybernetic henchmen of The Joker, the only person who can save us is the mysterious motorcycle-riding, bat-costumed hero of urban legend in a Batman Black & White short story. And Superman discovers a decoder ring containing a secret message, sending him on a quest to solve this mystery…

GREEN LANTERN #1 – The Guardians of Oa have quarantined Sector 2814, home of the planet Earth. And Hal Jordan along with it! A heartbreaking defeat has sent him reeling. Returning home to rediscover his roots, Hal will “hot-wire” a power ring in his search for Sinestro, the man who ruined his life! Also features part one of John Stewart: War Journalfrom writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson and artist Montos!

SOMETHING EPIC #1 – Fan-favourite Spawn and Punisher artist Szymon Kudranski creates a world where the only limitation is your imagination! Outside our perception, creative thought takes physical form, and a handful of individuals known as Epics can interact with this hidden world of wonders. 14-year-old Danny Dillon is about to lose himself in a world of endless fantasy and creativity, where superheroes, monsters, magical creatures, and cartoon characters come to life!

KONG GREAT WAR #1 – An Imperial German U-Boat lost at sea finds themselves face-to-face with terror beyond imagination! Monsters from creation’s dawn! And looming over all, the gargantuan ape-god that knows no master! Thesesubmariners have faced death in the Great War, but now they must contend with Kong!

TMNT VS STREET FIGHTER #1 – Kicking off a five-issue fight card of fury as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles travel to Atlantic City to test their skills in a prestigious martial arts tournament. But a big stage means big competition, and the world famous Street Fighters have shown up prove their mettle. And now there are rumours of competitors disappearing. And the contest’s benefactors’ identity is shrouded in mystery…

OMEGA GANG #1 – It’s the start of summer and a group of friends have just discovered a set of mysterious eggs that shake them out of their usual Gen Z depression. Now they have to figure out what to do with them – and are they gonna be ready for what is about to emerge from those shells?

MURDER INC JAGGER ROSE #1 – Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming – the creators of the Eisner Award-winning, bestselling Powers – are back with a brand-new historical crime series like you’ve never seen before. The five families of organised crime never gave up their stranglehold on the United States. Half the country is a smorgasbord of sex and sin ruled by loyalty and “family values.” And the rest of the world looks on in awe, rage, and jealousy. Nownewly “made” Valentine Gallo and Jagger Rose are set to rise through the ranks of the notorious Bonavese family. Jagger has already proven herself one of the greatest assassins of all time. And now the Pope would like a word…

SPIRIT WORLD #1 – Meet Xanthe, a new Chinese hero who can to travel to and from the Spirit World, the realm of the dead, and the land of the living. Their superpower allows them to burn items folded from joss paper and immediately turn them into real objects, and their weapon of choice is a large broadsword! Xanthe once successfully scammed John Constantine, and now they’re helping Batgirl Cass Cain in a fight with an abnormal influx of jiangshi (Chinese hopping vampires). But when a portal sucks Batgirl into the Spirit World, Xanthe enlists Constantine’s help to rescue her!

GOTHAM ACADEMY MAPS OF MYSTERY #1 – Return to the beloved world of Gotham Academy with this one-shot, collecting the acclaimed Gotham Academy back-up stories from Batman #119-#121, featuring Mia “Maps” Mizoguchi teaming up with Batman to search for a missing classmate! Also includes the Gotham Academy story from 2022 anthology DC’s Saved by the Belle Reve, from the original Gotham Academy series creative team, plus Karl Kerschl’s story from Batman Black and White #4!

HULK ANNUAL #1 – Hulk fans! The new Hulk annual features a lead story about a documentary film crew hunting for a monster at the site of a huge gamma radiation leak, only to caught in the middle of a brawl between Hulk and Giganto! Plus an exclusive special preview of the shocking new direction the Incredible Hulk will take later this summer in the upcoming new series from Philip Kennedy Johnson and Nic Klein!

DANNY KETCH GHOST RIDER #1 (OF 5) – An untold tale from Danny Ketch’s past from his co-creator Howard Mackie and artist Daniel Picciotto! A gang war is breaking out across New York City, with Ghost Rider caught in the middle!

SUDDEN DEATH #1 – Hank Kelly can’t die, and he’s leveraging that fact for fame and fortune in the hope it can repair his broken family. Meanwhile, Detective Rosalind Lovejoy is determined to unravel the truth behind his immortality…

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!

DISNEY VILLAINS SCAR #2

GREAT BRITISH BUMP OFF #2 (OF 4)

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #2

SANDMAN UNIVERSE NIGHTMARE COUNTRY GLASS HOUSE #2

WALLER VS WILDSTORM #2 (OF 4)

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 DC Comics on FOC this week is below.

  • BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #8
  • BATMAN ADVS CONTINUE SEASON THREE #5 (OF 7) CVR A GODLWESKI
  • BATMAN ADVS CONTINUE SEASON THREE #5 (OF 7) CVR B EARLS CS V
  • BATMAN ADVS CONTINUE SEASON THREE #5 (OF 7) CVR C MANAPUL
  • BATMAN BRAVE AND THE BOLD #1 CVR A DI MEO
  • BATMAN BRAVE AND THE BOLD #1 CVR B CHEUNG VAR
  • BATMAN BRAVE AND THE BOLD #1 CVR C CHO VAR
  • BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS VOL 02 (2021) TP FEAR STATE
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED #8 CVR A TIMMS
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED #8 CVR B QUAH CS VAR
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED #8 CVR C GOODHART AAPI MNTH CS VAR
  • BATMAN ONE BAD DAY CATWOMAN HC
  • BATMAN ONE BAD DAY MR FREEZE HC
  • BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES OMNIBUS HC
  • CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS BOOK 03 COUNTDOWN TO CRISIS
  • DANGER STREET #6 (OF 12) CVR A FORNES
  • DANGER STREET #6 (OF 12) CVR B SHANER CS VAR
  • DC MECH HC
  • FLASH (REBIRTH) TP VOL 18 THE SEARCH FOR BARRY ALLEN
  • GOTHAM ACADEMY MAPS OF MYSTERY #1 (ONE SHOT)
  • GREEN LANTERN #1 CVR A XERMANICO
  • GREEN LANTERN #1 CVR B PARRILLO CS VAR
  • GREEN LANTERN #1 CVR C REIS CS VAR
  • GREEN LANTERN #1 CVR D WOODS COLOR CS VAR
  • ICON VS HARDWARE #3 (OF 5) CVR A RAHZZAH
  • ICON VS HARDWARE #3 (OF 5) CVR B MATEUS MANHANINI VAR
  • LOONEY TUNES #272
  • MULTIVERSITY HARLEY SCREWS UP DCU #3 (OF 6) CVR A CONNER
  • MULTIVERSITY HARLEY SCREWS UP DCU #3 (OF 6) CVR B KIRKHAM CS
  • SANDMAN NIGHTMARE COUNTRY GLASS HOUSE #2 CVR A MURAKAMI
  • SANDMAN NIGHTMARE COUNTRY GLASS HOUSE #2 CVR B WALSH CS VAR
  • SPIRIT WORLD #1 (OF 6) CVR A HAINING
  • SPIRIT WORLD #1 (OF 6) CVR B NGUYEN CS VAR
  • SPIRIT WORLD #1 (OF 6) CVR C ORZU AAPI MNTH CS VAR
  • SUPERMAN LOST #3 (OF 10) CVR A PAGULAYAN PAZ
  • SUPERMAN LOST #3 (OF 10) CVR B WEEKS CS VAR
  • WILDCATS #7 CVR A SEGOVIA
  • WILDCATS #7 CVR B MANN CS VAR

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