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Comics Final Order Cutoff – 9th December 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 diabolical plans of the man who will become Cobra Commander; the careful precision of Grand Admiral Thrawn; the chaotic schemes of John Constantine; the desperation to succeed of not one but two version of Nathan Summers aka Cable; the child-like determination of the Power Pack; the swashbuckling adventure of a survivor inspired by Zorro; plus an unexpected detective tale; the newest adventure of Mary-Jan as Jackpot; and the first official comic book prequel to highly-anticiapted Netflix movie, Rebel Moon!

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!

COBRA COMMANDER #1 (OF 5) – Who is Cobra Commander? Where does he come from? And what horror is he planning to do with the mysterious alien substance known as Energon? Joshua Williamson (Superman, Duke) and Andrea Milana (Impact Winter: Rook) kick off the second of four action-packed miniseries showcasing the best and worst humanity has to offer in the Energon Universe. The Rise of Cobra begins here! 

This miniseries is highly recommended for Reservation Service customers with TRANSFORMERS (2023-) on their pull list. Please email us ASAP if you want to add this title to your pull list.

STAR WARS THRAWN ALLIANCES #1 – Thrawn’s creator Timothy Zahn teams with comics veteran Jody Houser to adapt Zahn’s in-canon novel, Thrawn: Alliances, to comics! Set between the third and fourth season of Star Wars: Rebels,Grand Admiral Thrawn and Darth Vader embark on a mission against a threat to the Empire, with a parallel plot revealing that Thrawn once teamed up with Anakin Skywalker during the Clone Wars! Witness the tactical prowess of the galaxy’s most dangerous mind, with art from Andrea Di Vito and Pat Olliffe!

REBEL MOON HOUSE BLOOD AXE #1 (OF 4) – Comic book prequel to highly-anticiapted Netflix movie, Rebel Moon! Based on a story by Zack Snyder and written by Eisner-nominated Mags Visaggio! On the planet Shasu, Darrian Bloodaxe, the leader of the Bloodaxe family finds himself – and his family – torn between his father’s domineering legacy and maintaining the peace. And war looms ever larger on the horizon…

Cover A is also available as a foil cover!

JOHN CONSTANTINE DEAD IN AMERICA #1 (OF 8) – John Constantine has cheated death once again – but his heart’s not beating, his body is decaying, and he, his friend Nat, and his son Noah are on the run in the United States, wanted for murder. Naturally, it’s all John’s fault, but if he can help Dream of the Endless to stop someone who is abusing his pouch of sand to terrible ends, then he maybe able to parlay that favour into a chance to save all their lives. The celebrated creative team of Si Spurrier and Aaron Campbell return to Hellblazer, and they might be bringing Swamp Thing along for the ride!

ROGUES #1 – Bram and Weasel are a pair of cunning thieves from the mythical city of Gerada. When fate takes an unexpected turn, they’re thrust into a daring quest across time itself to reclaim their own souls and rewrite their story. This sword and sorcery comic book weaves magic, heists, and chickens into a can’t-miss epic!

JACKPOT #1 (ONE-SHOT) – Always bet on red and pick up Mary Jane’s first solo story since her super hero debut as Jackpot! New York City is in chaos as the super-powered criminal gangs are at war, and it’s all hands on deck! It’s a baptism by fire, but, come on, this is Mary Jane. What CAN’T she handle?! A GANG WAR TIE-IN!

CABLE #1 – Launching in January, Cable will see mutantkind’s greatest soldier wage his own war against both Orchis and an all-new threat known as the Neocracy. On this pivotal mission, he’ll team up with one of the few people he can trust – his younger self! Together they must race to stop a horrible future from coming to fruition. With artwork from Scot Eaton, the series marks the monumental return of Fabian Nicieza to Cable, a character he helped define throughout the ‘90s in both X-Force and Cable’s solo adventures as well as the 2000s hit Cable & Deadpool series.

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG MONSTER EDITION – If you missed out on the first two issues of this titanic crossover, DC are reprinting them together in this Monster Edition!

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.

POWER PACK INTO THE STORM #1 – Original creators Louise Simonson and June Brigman return to explore an exciting new adventure from the early days of the Power Pack! Alex, Julie, Jack and Katie Power are super-hero siblings determined to do their part to protect the world despite their young age. The problem is that their parents don’t want them to have powers – and can’t know that they do. But when their friend Franklin Richards has a premonition of a galactic threat hurtling their way, the Power siblings will have to decide what kind of heroes they want to be – and what they’re willing to give up along the way. 

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.

PINE AND MERRIMAC #1 (OF 5) – On the corner of Pine and Merrimac sits a small, unassuming town… Just a simple place, simple people, and one horrifying secret that could change everything… 

After a lifetime of witnessing the worst that humanity has to offer, former homicide detective Linnea Kent has decided to put all of that behind her. Alongside her husband, a former professional MMA fighter and the unofficial brawn to her brains, she’s moved far from the busy city to open up a quiet little detective agency. At first, the simple cases this nook of the world has to offer were exactly what she was looking for, but there’s more to the quaint hamlet than Linnea could have possibly imagined, and something truly sinister pulling the strings… 

Eisner-nominated scribe Kyle Starks (I Hate This Place, Creepshow) is joined by fan-favourite artist Fran Galán (Amazing Spider-Man) for an unexpected detective tale perfect for readers of Reckless and The Department of Truth!

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.

ZORRO MAN OF THE DEAD #1 (OF 4) – Don Quixote meets Narcos in Sean Gordon Murphy’s Zorro: Man of the Dead. In this modern reimagining, the writer-artist behind DC Comic’s Batman: White Knight, delivers a fresh take on the legendary swashbuckling hero. Diego is a young man who is convinced that he’s Zorro. As a child, he suffered a psychotic break after witnessing the murder of his parents by the drug cartel in his village. To cope with the trauma, he embraced the 200-year-old legend of Zorro by donning the mask, training with the sword, and declaring war on the Narcos for the sake of his people.

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: JUSTICE DUCKS #1. Orders will be matched to the corresponding previous title, DARKWING DUCK. 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!

GONE #2

GUMAA BEGINNING OF HER #2 (OF 7)

OUR BONES DUST #2 (OF 4)

QUICK STOPS 2 #2

SOMNA #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.

  • ABSOLUTE FINAL CRISIS HC (2024 EDITION)
  • ALL-STAR SUPERMAN TP DC COMPACT COMICS EDITION
  • AMERICAN VAMPIRE BOOK ONE TP DC COMPACT COMICS EDITION (MR)
  • BATMAN BEYOND ANIMATED SERIES CLASSIC COMPENDIUM 25TH ANN TP
  • BATMAN COURT OF OWLS TP DC COMPACT COMICS EDITION
  • BATMAN HUSH TP DC COMPACT COMICS EDITION
  • BATMAN INCORPORATED (2022) HC VOL 02 JOKER INCORPORATED
  • BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #23 CVR A DAN MORA
  • BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #23 CVR B FIUMARA CSV
  • BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #23 CVR C SHAWN ALEXANDER CSV
  • BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #9 CVR A SIMONE DI MEO
  • BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #9 CVR B BRUNO REDONDO VAR
  • BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #9 CVR C FRANCESCO MATTINA VAR
  • BATMAN WAYNE FAMILY ADVENTURES TP VOL 03
  • CATWOMAN #61 CVR A DAVID NAKAYAMA
  • CATWOMAN #61 CVR B RACHTA LIN CSV
  • CATWOMAN #61 CVR C INHYUK LEE CSV
  • CATWOMAN #61 CVR F JORGE FORNES CSV
  • CATWOMAN TRAIL OT CATWOMAN TP DC COMPACT COMICS EDITION
  • FAR SECTOR TP DC COMPACT COMICS EDITION (MR)
  • GREEN LANTERN WAR JOURNAL #5 CVR A TAJ TENFOLD
  • GREEN LANTERN WAR JOURNAL #5 CVR B CHRIS SAMNEE CSV
  • HARLEY QUINN GOTHAM CITY SIRENS TP DC COMPACT COMICS EDITION
  • JAY GARRICK THE FLASH #4 (OF 6) CVR A JORGE CORONA
  • JAY GARRICK THE FLASH #4 (OF 6) CVR B FRANCIS MANAPUL CSV
  • JOHN CONSTANTINE DEAD IN AMERICA #1 (OF 8) CVR A CAMPBELL
  • JOHN CONSTANTINE DEAD IN AMERICA #1 (OF 8) CVR B JOCK
  • JOHN CONSTANTINE DEAD IN AMERICA #1 (OF 8) CVR C PHILLIPS
  • JOKER TP DC COMPACT COMICS EDITIONS
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #4 (OF 6) CVR A JOHNSON
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #4 (OF 6) CVR B PORTACIO KONG
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #4 (OF 6) CVR C PORTACIO GODZ
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG MONSTER EDITION
  • KNIGHT TERRORS TERROR TITANS HC
  • NIGHTWING #110 CVR A BRUNO REDONDO
  • NIGHTWING #110 CVR B DAN MORA CSV
  • NIGHTWING #110 CVR C TRAVIS MOORE CSV
  • NIGHTWING #110 CVR E LEE SSKAA DEADSHOT CSV
  • RED HOOD OUTLAWS TP VOL 01
  • SUPERMAN #10 CVR A JAMAL CAMPBELL
  • SUPERMAN #10 CVR B LEE BERMEJO CSV
  • SUPERMAN #10 CVR C BRUNO REDONDO CSV
  • SUPERMAN EMPEROR JOKER DLX ED HC
  • SUPERMAN EMPORER JOKER DLX ED HC DM VAR
  • TITANS #7 CVR A CLAYTON HENRY
  • TITANS #7 CVR B JEN BARTEL CSV
  • TITANS #7 CVR C BERNARD CHANG CSV
  • TITANS #7 CVR F BARENDS SSKAA KING SHARK CSV
  • VIXEN NYC TP VOL 04
  • WATCHMEN TP DC COMPACT COMICS EDITION (MR)
  • WONDER WOMAN #5 CVR A DANIEL SAMPERE & TOMEU MOREY
  • WONDER WOMAN #5 CVR B LESLEY LEIRIX LI CSV
  • WONDER WOMAN #5 CVR C JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO CSV
  • WONDER WOMAN EARTH ONE TP DC COMPACT COMICS EDITION