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Comics Final Order Cutoff – 3rd June 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 high-flying, WW1 adventure story and intimate portrait of love; Amara Creed following in her father’s footsteps; new adventures for Captain Marvel and Moon Knight; dangerous science fiction escapades; the return of Keanu Reeves’ Brzrkr and the frenetic collision of the kids from Stranger Things and the TMNT!

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!

BARNSTORMERS #1 – It’s 1918 – the early days of the barnstorming era, when pilots competed to perform everdeadlier and more wondrous feats. Pilot John Baron is back from the frontlines of the war, where he was injured. At 18years old, he’s an adventurer who now travels from town to town in his plane, entertaining folks across the country, most of whom have never seen a car, let alone a plane. His world changes when he meets Helen, a young woman who shares his passion for aviation and adventure. They form a traveling duo, delighting folks with their antics. Helen even becomes John’s wing-walker, climbing out on the wing of the plane mid-flight to perform death-defying acrobatics. Along the way they bond, confessing their secrets, and begin a romance in this lush, character-driven series from Scott Snyder and Tula Lotay, exploring the early days of aviation through the eyes of two young pilots in this Bonnie and Clyde-style romp!

TMNT X STRANGER THINGS #1 – This summer, the kids from Hawkins meet the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Eleven, Max, Dustin, Mike, Will, and Lucas are looking forward to a non-threatening, fun-filled trip to Manhattan.Hundreds of miles from Hawkins, they’re sure to catch a break this time! That is, until they encounter a threat both bizarre and familiar… and make new friends that are just bizarre! 

CREED NEXT ROUND #1 (OF 4) – Ten years after the events of the blockbuster Creed III, Amara Creed is on her own path, stepping outside her father Adonis Creed’s shadow and training like there’s no tomorrow. But as her opponents nolonger present a challenge, Amara’s drive will follow in her father’s footsteps, going underground. She’ll also need the perfect trainer, but perfection comes with tangled strings attached. Superstar writers LaToya Morgan (Dark Blood, AMC’s The Walking Dead) and Jai Jamison (Superman & Lois), are joined by artist Wilton Santos (Break Out), alongside Creed III director and star Michael B. Jordan to bring Creed to comic books in a story no fan of the franchise can afford to miss!

CAPTAIN MARVEL DARK TEMPEST #1 (OF 5) – Industry legend Ann Nocenti and artist Paolo Villanelli of Star Wars: Bounty Hunters fame pick up the torch from Kelly Thompson’s record-breaking run to slingshot Captain Marvel from the Harpswell Sound out to the farthest reaches of the galaxy! Carol had needed a break, but she’s not about to get it! Instead a new cosmic threat has come for Earth’s Mightiest, and they‘ll recruit a surprise legacy villain to really wreck Carol’s world! 

MOON KNIGHT CITY OF THE DEAD #1 (OF 5) – Spinning out of Moon Knight #25, Marvel introduces the new Scarlet Scarab! A young runaway is attacked by a gang of death cultists and left, for dead outside the Midnight Mission. But Marc Spector made a vow long ago to defend the travellers of the night… and as long as a spark of life remains, his mission isn’t over yet. Follow Moon Knight on his most harrowing adventure yet, as he battles across the mind-bending underworld known as the City of the Dead!

BRZRKR POETRY OF MADNESS #1 – Brzrkr returns in the first of a series of one-shots, starting with theLovecraftian horror of Poetry of Madness from series creator Keanu Reeves with acclaimed writer and artist Steve Skroce (Doctor Strange). A sea of gore and devastation awaits as B – through a fateful chance encounter – safeguards the advanced and ancient realm of Atlantis as its unstoppable protector. But a secret cult might spell a monstrous end for the legendary city, one beyond even B’s ability to save. These one-shots will be automatically pulled for every Reservation Service customer with Brzrkr on their pull list. To opt out, please email us before the FOC deadline!

WILD COSMOS #1 – Captain Cooper and his crew struggle to make ends meet in their ship, The Wild Cosmos. But now they have a chance at a big score after finding a derelict space station drifting through the void. The Captain has made the call – they’re going after the dangerous loot – and he’ll have to live with the consequences of that choice…

SPACE OUTLAWS #1 (OF 3) – The most dangerous criminal in the solar system has escaped from a maximum security prison on Mars. Fleeing to Earth, prisoner F-24K is intent on resuming his criminal exploits. The prison’s wardens will send the deadliest of their robots to stop this dangerous villain.

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!

CITY BOY #2 (OF 6)

KONG GREAT WAR #2

NORTH VALLEY GRIMOIRE #2 (OF 6)

TALES OF VULCANIA #2

WE WICKED ONES #2

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.

  • ACTION COMICS #1056 CVR A STEVE BEACH
  • ACTION COMICS #1056 CVR B RAFA SANDOVAL CARD STOCK VAR
  • ACTION COMICS #1056 CVR C DAVID TALASKI CARD STOCK VAR
  • ACTION COMICS #1056 CVR D SANAPO FLASH MOVIE CARD STOCK VAR
  • ACTION COMICS #1056 CVR E SCHMIDT SWIMSUIT 1 CARD STOCK VAR
  • ACTION COMICS #1056 CVR F SCHMIDT SWIMSUIT 2 CARD STOCK VAR
  • BATMAN #135 (#900) 2ND PTG JORGE JIMENEZ VAR
  • CITY BOY #2 (OF 6) CVR A MINKYU JUNG
  • CITY BOY #2 (OF 6) CVR B INHYUK LEE CARD STOCK VAR
  • DC RWBY #5 (OF 7) CVR A MEGHAN HETRICK
  • DC RWBY #5 (OF 7) CVR B MIRKA ANDOLFO CARD STOCK VAR
  • DETECTIVE COMICS #1073 CVR A EVAN CAGLE
  • DETECTIVE COMICS #1073 CVR B KELLEY JONES CARD STOCK VAR
  • DETECTIVE COMICS #1073 CVR C MIKE PERKINS CARD STOCK VAR
  • DETECTIVE COMICS #1073 CVR D REEDER DC PRIDE CARD STOCK VAR
  • DETECTIVE COMICS #1073 CVR E WOODS SWIMSUIT CARD STOCK VAR
  • GREEN ARROW #3 (OF 6) CVR A SEAN IZAAKSE
  • GREEN ARROW #3 (OF 6) CVR B DERRICK CHEW CARD STOCK VAR
  • GREEN ARROW #3 (OF 6) CVR C VECCHIO PRIDE CARD STOCK VAR
  • HARLEY QUINN #31 CVR A SWEENEY BOO
  • HARLEY QUINN #31 CVR B JENNY FRISON CARD STOCK VAR
  • HARLEY QUINN #31 CVR C ROE PRIDE CONNECTING HARLEY CS VAR 2
  • KNIGHT TERRORS FIRST BLOOD #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR E PORTER CS VAR
  • NIGHTWING THE JOKER WAR TP
  • RIDDLER YEAR ONE #5 (OF 6) CVR A BILL SIENKIEWICZ (MR)
  • RIDDLER YEAR ONE #5 (OF 6) CVR B STEVAN SUBIC VAR (MR)
  • RIDDLER YEAR ONE #5 (OF 6) CVR C BRUNO REDONDO VAR (MR)
  • TIM DRAKE ROBIN #10 CVR A NIKOLA CIZMESIJA
  • TIM DRAKE ROBIN #10 CVR B GLEB MELNIKOV CARD STOCK VAR
  • TIM DRAKE ROBIN #10 CVR C MOORE DC PRIDE CARD STOCK VAR
  • UNSTOPPABLE DOOM PATROL #4 (OF 6) CVR A CHRIS BURNHAM
  • UNSTOPPABLE DOOM PATROL #4 (OF 6) CVR B QUAH CARD STOCK VAR
  • WONDER GIRL HOMECOMING TP
  • WONDER WOMAN (2021) TP VOL 04 REVENGE OF THE GODS

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