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Comics Final Order Cutoff – 28th October 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 a determined new Thunderbolts team lead by the Winter Soldier; Jessica Jones and Misty Knight teaming up to investigate mysterious manifestation of the Sentry; Jason Aaron’s new cosmic Batman comic; comedian Andy Samberg’s new bowling-ball wielding vigilante; a tale of survival during the Russian Civil War; and a variety of creepy mysteries…

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!

THUNDERBOLTS #1 – Bucky Barnes and the mysterious Contessa Valentina Allegra De Fontaine assemble a new team of black-ops heavy hitters – Black Widow, Sharon Carter, White Widow, Red Guardian, U.S. Agent, and Shang-Chi. Their objective: to pursue high-profile targets like the Red Skull, Kingpin and even Doctor Doom himself – the people nobodyelse is willing or able to take down this villainous establishment. No one will be safe from the Thunderbolts! Justice. Like lightning!

SENTRY #1 – All over the world, ordinary people are suddenly manifesting the powers of the late Sentry and experiencing snippets of Bob Reynolds’ memories. Will any of them survive long enough to take up the mantle of the new Sentry? Or will their newfound power destroy them? Investigating this chaotic mystery, Jessica Jones and Misty Knight cross paths and team-up in search of answers!

BATMAN OFF-WORLD #1 (OF 6) – Superstar writer Jason Aaron returns to DC Comics to deliver his first Batman story ever, joined by blockbuster artist Doug Mahnke! It was a routine night for a young Batman patrolling Gotham Cityuntil the crimefighter is confronted from a foe from beyond the stars! Faced with a universe of possible alien threats, Batman makes the daring decision to venture into the far reaches of the cosmos for the very first time – alone! It’s a unique, brutal tale where the Dark Knight will face the fight of his life!

HOLY ROLLER #1 – Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, SNL) joins forces with Rick Remender (Low, Deadly Class), Fall Out Boy’s Joe Trohman and artist Roland Boschi to unleash a new vigilante hero who’ll smash in criminals’ faces with a bowling ball! Kingpin meets Inglourious Basterds meets Batman with equal parts action and humour in this special introductory issue with 42 full pages of story! Two issues for the price of one! Three writers for the price of one! Returning home to care for his ailing father, pro-bowler Levi Coen discovers the town has been overrun by Neo-Nazis! With only his bowling ball collection to defend himself, Levi becomes THE HOLY ROLLER, a trick bowling ball-wielding Jewish superhero battling to liberate his home!

DARKLING (ONE-SHOT)  Darla Lang looks like a normal college student – apart from a peculiar voluminous black cloak she wears everywhere. Her classmates and professors chalk this up to her eccentric, introverted and slightly creepy persona, but Darla is actually a young woman with a secret… and a mission. Her cloak is a mystical artifact that she can use as a melee weapon, trapping her enemies inside and teleporting them away. This power has always been a curse, butnow she’s enrolled in Ivy Hollow University which harbours it’s own dark secrets. Here, Darla hopes to find the answers she seeks?

Please note this title will be customer order only; we will not be stocking this on the shelves, so if you want it, please add it to your pull list today.

VECTORS #1  50 years ago, NASA lost a capsule and all hands on board. Until today, when it crashes back to Earth. The crew are still alive, but they haven’t aged since their launch. What happened and what will be the future-altering consequences of their sudden return to Earth?

Please note this title will be customer order only; we will not be stocking this on the shelves, so if you want it, please add it to your pull list today.

EDENFROST #1 (OF 4) – The Russian Civil War of the early 20th Century has torn apart the former Russian Empire and decimated families. The now-orphaned teenage siblings Alex and Yuli face a harrowing journey through war-torn Ukraine, using the mystical power of a Golem to survive the chaos.

Please note this title will be customer order only; we will not be stocking this on the shelves, so if you want it, please add it to your pull list today.

BASIC INSTINCT #1 (OF 4) – On the opening night of a new art exhibit inspired by the infamous “Icepick Murder” centred around Catherine Tramell, a security guard of the exhibit is found dead. Now the art director responsible for the opening is thrust into an investigation that forces him to question his own involvement.

Please note this title will be customer order only; we will not be stocking this on the shelves, so if you want it, please add it to your pull list today.

Also on FOC this week: TITANS BEAST WORLD EVOLUTION #1 (ONE-SHOT), SONIC THE HEDGEHOG WINTER JAM #1 (ONE-SHOT) and BARBARIC WRONG KIND OF RIGHTEOUS (ONE-SHOT). Orders will be matched to the corresponding previous titles TITANS (2023-), SONIC THE HEDGEHOG and BARBARIC respectively. Please email us ASAP if you don’t want your previous order to roll over.

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!

DARK SPACES DUNGEON #2

DEVIL THAT WEARS MY FACE #2 (OF 6)

GIANT ROBOT HELLBOY #2

HACK SLASH BACK TO SCHOOL #2 (OF 4)

JAY GARRICK THE FLASH #2 (OF 6)

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #2 (OF 6)

POCUS HOCUS #2 (OF 4)

UNIVERSAL MONSTERS DRACULA #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 the other DC Comics on FOC this week is below.

  • BATMAN OFF-WORLD #1 (OF 6) CVR A DOUG MAHNKE
  • BATMAN OFF-WORLD #1 (OF 6) CVR B LESLEY LEIRIX LI CSV
  • BATMAN OFF-WORLD #1 (OF 6) CVR C DAVID FINCH CSV
  • BATMAN SANTA CLAUS SILENT KNIGHT #1 (OF 4) CVR D RUB SMELL VAR
  • BATMAN SHADOWS OF THE BAT HOUSE OF GOTHAM TP
  • BATMAN SHADOWS OF THE BAT THE TOWER TP
  • BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #21 CVR A DAN MORA
  • BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #21 CVR B BRYAN HITCH CSV
  • BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #21 CVR D HUSH SUPERMAN MCFTOY
  • BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #7 CVR A SIMONE DI MEO
  • BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #7 CVR B JIM CHEUNG VAR
  • BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #7 CVR C GUILLEM MARCH VAR
  • CATWOMAN #59 CVR A DAVID NAKAYAMA
  • CATWOMAN #59 CVR B TIRSO CONS CSV
  • CATWOMAN #59 CVR C JORGE FORNES CSV
  • CATWOMAN #59 CVR E INC 1:50 NICO LEON CSV
  • CITY BOY #6 (OF 6) CVR A MINKYU JUNG
  • CITY BOY #6 (OF 6) CVR B INHYUK LEE CS VAR
  • CYBORG #5 (OF 6) CVR A EDWIN GALMON
  • CYBORG #5 (OF 6) CVR B TODD NAUCK CSV
  • DC POWER A CELEBRATION HC
  • FABLES #161 (OF 162) CVR A CORINNE REID (MR)
  • FABLES #161 (OF 162) CVR B MARK BUCKINGHAM CS VAR (MR)
  • GREEN LANTERN WAR JOURNAL #3 CVR A MONTOS
  • GREEN LANTERN WAR JOURNAL #3 CVR B RAHZZAH CSV
  • HARLEY QUINN BLACK WHITE REDDER #5 (OF 6) CVR A SANA TAKEDA
  • HARLEY QUINN BLACK WHITE REDDER #5 (OF 6) CVR B LOUW VAR
  • HAWKGIRL #5 (OF 6) CVR A AMANCAY NAHUELPAN
  • HAWKGIRL #5 (OF 6) CVR B DERRICK CHEW CSV
  • JAY GARRICK THE FLASH #2 (OF 6) CVR A JORGE CORONA
  • JAY GARRICK THE FLASH #2 (OF 6) CVR B FRANCIS MANAPUL CSV
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #1 2ND PTG VAR
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #2 (OF 6) CVR A JOHNSON
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #2 (OF 6) CVR B NAKAYAMA CONN
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #2 (OF 6) CVR C NAKAYAMA CONN
  • LCSD 2023 BATMAN OFF-WORLD #1 (OF 6) MAHNKE VIRGIN VAR
  • NIGHTWING #108 CVR A BRUNO REDONDO
  • NIGHTWING #108 CVR B JAMAL CAMPBELL CSV
  • NIGHTWING #108 CVR C DAN MORA CSV
  • NIGHTWING #108 CVR D MIKE DEODATO JR ARTIST SPOTLIGHT CSV
  • STATIC SHADOWS OF DAKOTA #7 (OF 7) CVR A NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY
  • STATIC SHADOWS OF DAKOTA #7 (OF 7) CVR B SERG ACUNA CSV
  • SUPERMAN #8 CVR A JAMAL CAMPBELL
  • SUPERMAN #8 CVR B LEE BERMEJO CSV
  • SUPERMAN #8 CVR C JOHN GIANG CSV
  • SUPERMAN #8 CVR E MIKE DEODATO JR ARTIST SPOTLIGHT CSV
  • TITANS #5 CVR A NICOLA SCOTT
  • TITANS #5 CVR B JEN BARTEL CSV
  • TITANS #5 CVR C JORGE CORONA CSV
  • TITANS #5 CVR E MIKE DEODATO JR ARTIST SPOTLIGHT CSV
  • TITANS BEAST WORLD EVOLUTION #1 OSH
  • WONDER WOMAN #3 CVR A DANIEL SAMPERE
  • WONDER WOMAN #3 CVR B JIM LEE CSV
  • WONDER WOMAN #3 CVR C JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO CSV
  • WONDER WOMAN #3 CVR D MIKE DEODATO JR ARTIST SPOTLIGHT CSV
  • WONDER WOMAN #3 CVR E WONDER WOMAN MCFTOYS CSV