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Comics Final Order Cutoff – 29th April 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 triumphant return of Pathfinder comics, an exciting new spinoff from Barbaric, a creepy cryptid, magical spies and Marvel Comics’ newest LGBTQ heroes!

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!

MARVELS VOICES PRIDE #1 – Fans from every arc of the rainbow will love this anthology, celebrating Pride 2023 with new and established creators! Get the scoop on an unannounced X-Men title with an action-packed story by Steve Foxe and Rosi Kampe starring Gimmick, the breakout character from 2020’s Children of the Atom! Then Stephanie Williams introduces a brand-new character taking on the mantle of “Nightshade” to protect her Chicago community! Plus, writer Sarah Gailey makes their Marvel Comics debut with a story starring Black Cat at New Orleans Pride, where she has a fierce encounter with the Thieves Guild! TV writer Shadi Petosky (The Sandman) pens her first Marvel Comics story featuring Wiccan and Hulkling on a much-needed holiday when they find themselves stranded. Luckily, they befriend an all-new super hero who lends a helping hand! All this and author H.E. Edgmon introduces a brand-new symbiote character!

QUEEN OF SWORDS BARBARIC STORY #1 – An all-new, standalone, rip-roaring fantasy adventure spinning out of the pages of Barbaric – filled with mayhem, humour, and another bloodthirsty weapon that just won’t stop talking! Serra is a witch with a checkered past; Ka is an assassin with an agenda all her own, and Deadheart is a barbarian who wants to bash everyone in her path. They’ll have to unite their unique skills to track down a powerful foe who’s tied their lives together. Get ready to meet your new favourite instrument of death – the evil Ga’Bar, whose spirit is now trapped in Deadheart’s sword! Learn the origin of the dark magic that turned Soren into the tattooed witch she is today, in this totally new story, the perfect place to step into the world of Barbaric for the first time!

PATHFINDER WAKE THE DEAD #1 – Return to the lands of Golarion, with an all-new adventure written by Fred Van Lente, with incredible art by Eman Casallos! A diverse group of adventurers are drawn to the Nexian metropolis of Ecanus with the tantalizing prospect of a Geb defector in possession of priceless secrets from that undead nation. Cornered by the city’s remorseless Deathsealers, can these Iconics band together to escape a city full of hostile wizards? Featuring exclusive Pathfinder RPG source material in every issue, starting with playable character stats for Seelah, the iconic paladin, and new character options for the inhabitants of the magical military city of Ecanus – all officially sanctioned by the Pathfinder Society!

NORTH VALLEY GRIMOIRE #1 (OF 6) – James Bond-style adventure fused with the supernatural suspense of The Magicians. Spycraft meets spellcraft in this thrilling debut, as a CIA black-ops division clandestinely hunts – and eliminates – the most dangerous threat in history: magick. On a routine assignment, Agent Malek discovers a grimoire more powerful than a nuclear weapon… but when The Agency wants to recover the spellbook instead of destroy it, he begins to question their endgame. From bestselling author Blake Northcott (Catwoman) with art by Giuseppe Cafaro (Suicide Squad), The North Valley Grimoire is an enchanted tale of espionage like none other.

FRANK FRAZETTA MOTHMAN #1 (OF 5) – In 1980 Frank Frazetta painted his iconic work “Mothman.” inspired by the eyewitness’ reports from 1966 to 1967 of a man-sized, winged creature with glowing red eyes in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Now you will learn the truth – and it’s weird.

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!

ALIEN #2

EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #2 (OF 4)

EXPANSE THE DRAGON TOOTH #2 (OF 12)

TERRORWAR #2

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

The DC COMICS on FOC this week had to be submitted early and orders have now closed. We published an article earlier this week as soon as we found out. Please contact us if you need any help with this week’s DC titles on FOC.

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