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Comics Final Order Cutoff – 19th August 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 an epic showdown between Wolverine and a Predator; Kurt Wagner’s bold new adventure; the return of Batman and Robin; R2-D2’s new team of all-star droids; chaos from Cletus Kassady and Lower Deck’s Lt Shax; a weird fungal fantasyland; strange parallel dimensions of intricate science-fiction adventures; a demon who dreams of being a chef; plus Darkwing Duck’s archenemy and a celebration of the sweet, pink hedgehog Amy Rose!

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!

PREDATOR VS WOLVERINE #1 – Witness the untold greatest battles of Logan’s life – against a Predator! One Yautja seeks the greatest prey in existence – and finds it in Weapon X! ‘Nuff said! Superstar scribe – and current ongoing Wolverine writer! – Benjamin Percy brings the bloodiest hunters in all pop culture to their knees!

UNCANNY SPIDER-MAN #1 – A joyful, sexy series from Si Spurrier and Lee Garbett set after the devastating events of the Hellfire Gala. Kurt Wagner is now on the run, forced to abandon his Nightcrawler identity. Heading to NYC, Kurt disguises himself as the Uncanny Wallcrawler and quickly finds himself having the time of his life! It’s a swashbucklinghero’s life – saving civilians, hanging with fellow wallcrawlers, battling baddies, and hunting down the best pizza on the planet. Kurt can finally set aside his mutant angst! But he won’t be able ignore the mutant plight forever…

BATMAN AND ROBIN #1 – A brand-new fun and exciting father-and-son adventure begins, from DC Comics architect Joshua Williamson and superstar artist Simone Di Meo! From Batman vs. Robin to Knight Terrors, a lot has happened to this Dynamic Duo, but now they are back together – just in time for Batman’s most monstrous rogues to team up to turn the city into an urban jungle! And there’s a new villain watching from the shadows, intent on revenge and plotting to turn one of Batman’s greatest assets against him! Can Damian help his father before it’s too late?

STAR WARS DARK DROIDS D-SQUAD #1 – To fight the Scourge, R2-D2 assembles a team of droid heroes: the D-Squad! Filled with guest stars from across the galaxy, including a special appearance (and showdown!) by Chopper from Star Wars Rebels. Plus: The Book Of Ajax provides the missing pieces linking Revelations, Dark Droids and Han Solo & Chewbacca!

STAR TREK DAY OF BLOOD SHAX’S BEST DAY #1 – The writer behind the best-selling Lower Decks comics series, Ryan North, teams up with esteemed artist Derek Charm (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), to bring you the Star Trek: Day of Blood event through the eyes of the man, the myth, the legend – Lieutenant Junior Grade Shax! KickingKlingon-zealot butt, the Bajoran security chief goes beast-mode in full animated glory! Step aside Sisko and Worf!

HEXAGON BRIDGE #1 (OF 5) – Explorers Jacob and Elena Armlen find themselves trapped in a strange parallel dimension of elusive landscapes and shifting architecture inhabited by mischievous entities. Now it’s up to their clairvoyant daughter Adley and sentient robot Staden to rescue them! For fans of stories like Jonathan Hickman and Mike Huddleston’s Decorum, Darcy Van Poelgeest and Ian Bertram’s Little Bird.

WHAT IF DARK CARNAGE #1 – Cortland Kasady rests beneath the Ravencroft Institute For The Criminally Insane, the long-dead ancestor of Cletus Kasady! And what if the Carnage symbiote reanimated the corpse of Cortland Kasady? Is the world big enough for TWO KASADY CARNAGES?!

FUNG GI #1 – Follow the adventure of a band of Outcasts journeying across an epic landscape in a fantasy world. It’s an heroic quest for forgiveness, revenge and honour in a society close to Feudal Japan and Ancient China, built by humanoid mushrooms!

SUBGENRE #1 – A man is living two lives. He is a private detective in a dystopian cyberpunk future trying to solve a triple murder. But when he falls asleep… he wakes up as a wandering adventurer in a barbaric fantasy world where magic exists. Is he two separate people? Or is he a third person that has undergone a psychotic split? He jumps back and forth from sword-wielding barbarian to jaded private eye trying to solve the brutal crime. But the bigger question is, can he merge these realities without losing himself? New from Matt Kindt and Wilfredo Torres.

Customer order only, we will not be ordering this for the shelf, so please email us ASAP if you are interested.

RARE FLAVOURS #1 (OF 6) – For fans of Anthony Bourdain’s Hungry Ghosts and Eat The Rich! The Eisner, Harvey, and Ringo Award-nominated team of Ram V (Detective Comics, Blue In Green) and Filipe Andrade (Fantastic Four, Star) have painstakingly prepared the tantalizing tale of Rubin Baksh, a demonic Rakshasa who dreams of becoming a celebrity chef. To achieve this goal, Rubin enlists Mo, a washed-up filmmaker, to document the world-renowned cuisine of India and the people behind this glorious food. But there’s more to Rubin than meets the eye, and the mortals like Mo play a darker role in the show than they were prepared for… 

Customer order only, we will not be ordering this for the shelf, so please email us ASAP if you are interested.

NEGADUCK #1 – He’s the exact opposite of DD in every way… evil, nefarious and dedicated to deeds like stealing lollipops from kids or not helping grandmas across the street! But now the other villains are ripping off his ideas! What’s a criminal mastermind to do when the city’s thick with usurpers? Well, take his villainy on the road, obviously! Written with fiendish glee by arch-author Jeff Parker and illustrated by the suspiciously talented Ciro Cangialosi! 

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG AMY’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY #1 – Step aside, Sonic, Amy Rose is here, and this time, she’s doing the saving! After Metal Sonic interrupts her picnic, Amy uses her Fortune Cards as a guide to free her friends and stop Dr. Eggman. Can she save the day and still get back in time for tea? It’s another Classic Sonic special from Ian Flynn, Aaron Hammerstrom, and Reggie Graham!

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!

ALPHA FLIGHT #2 (OF 5)

DARK X-MEN #2 (OF 5)

ENFIELD GANG MASSACRE #2 (OF 6)

FISHFLIES #2 (OF 6)

MECH CADETS #2 (OF 6)

THE CULL #2 (OF 5)

THE MADNESS #2 (OF 6)

UNCANNY AVENGERS #2 (OF 5)

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 HC
  • BATMAN #1 FACSIMILE ED CVR B BOB KANE JERRY ROBINSON FOIL
  • BATMAN #1 FACSIMILE EDITION CVR A BOB KANE & JERRY ROBINSON
  • BATMAN #1 FACSIMILE EDITION CVR C BLANK VAR
  • BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #12
  • BATMAN AND ROBIN #1 CVR A SIMONE DI MEO
  • BATMAN AND ROBIN #1 CVR B STANLEY ARTGERM LAU CSV
  • BATMAN AND ROBIN #1 CVR C KAEL NGU CSV
  • BATMAN AND ROBIN #1 CVR D BLANK CSV
  • BATMAN AND ROBIN #1 CVR H ARTGERM FOIL VAR
  • BATMAN GOTHAM BY GASLIGHT TP (2023 EDITION)
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED #12 CVR A JOHN TIMMS
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED #12 CVR B MICHELE BANDINI CSV
  • BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT PRES GEN JOKER #5 (OF 6) CVR A MURPHY
  • BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT PRES GEN JOKER #5 (OF 6) CVR B ANDOLFO
  • DANGER STREET #9 (OF 12) CVR A JORGE FORNES
  • DANGER STREET #9 (OF 12) CVR B WALTER SIMONSON CSV
  • EX MACHINA THE COMPLETE SERIES OMNIBUS HC (2023 EDITION)
  • FABLES THE DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 16
  • GREEN LANTERN #3 CVR A XERMANICO
  • GREEN LANTERN #3 CVR B EVAN DOC SHANER CSV
  • GREEN LANTERN #3 CVR C ROSE BESCH CREATOR CSV
  • GREEN LANTERN #3 CVR D VILLALOBOS HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
  • JLA JSA VIRTUE AND VICE TP (2023 EDITION)
  • LOONEY TUNES #274
  • SPIRIT WORLD #5 (OF 6) CVR A HAINING
  • SPIRIT WORLD #5 (OF 6) CVR B JESSICA FONG CSV
  • STATIC SHADOWS OF DAKOTA HC
  • SUPERMAN LOST #6 (OF 10) CVR A CARLO PAGULAYAN & JASON PAZ
  • SUPERMAN LOST #6 (OF 10) CVR B LEE WEEKS CSV
  • WILDCATS #11 CVR A STEPHEN SEGOVIA
  • WILDCATS #11 CVR B LESLEY LEIRIX LI CSV
  • WILDCATS #11 CVR C ROSE BESCH CREATOR CSV
  • WONDER WOMAN WAR OF THE GODS SPECIAL EDITION #3 (OF 4)
  • WORLDS FINEST TEEN TITANS #3 (OF 6) CVR A SAMNEE LOPES
  • WORLDS FINEST TEEN TITANS #3 (OF 6) CVR B DOC SHANER CSV
  • WORLDS FINEST TEEN TITANS #3 (OF 6) CVR C DANIEL BAYLISS CSV

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