Last Call for Preorders: 3 September 2020 for DC and 7th of September for the rest

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Last Call for Preorders: 3 September 2020 for DC and 7th of September for the rest

Final Order Cut Off is the point in the week where Mk1 locks in our orders - usually about three weeks before the comics ship (this article explains more https://mk1.co.nz/blogs/news/final-order-cut-off-explained ). 
We have  highlighted a few notable titles below plus a list of curated MK1 Highights that are being locked in below.  Get in touch with MK1 to place an order - or use the comments section below (if you don't want your comment visible on site please mark it with NOT FOR PUBLIC - all comments are moderated before publishing).  All titles being locked down this week can be viewed over at the Previews World Final Order Cut Off page  https://www.previewsworld.com/FinalOrdersDue

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BATMAN THE JOKER WAR ZONE #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A BEN OLIVER (JOKER WAR) $11.90 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUL200413 (W) JAMES TYNION IV, JOHN RIDLEY, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, and others (A) GUILLEM MARCH, DAVID LAFUENTE, JAMES STOKOE, and others (CA) BEN OLIVER
Gotham City is a battleground as The Joker takes over the Wayne fortune and wages a street war against the Dark Knight and his allies! Enter the “war zone” with short stories featuring characters like Cassandra Cain, Stephanie Brown, and Luke Fox and see how they’re fighting back in a city under siege! Also, the brutal full debut of the mysterious new anti-hero known as Clownhunter!  In-Store: 29 Sept 2020


BATMAN THE JOKER WAR ZONE #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR B DERRICK CHEW CARD STOCK VAR (JOKER WAR) $13.90 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUL200445 (W) JAMES TYNION IV, JOHN RIDLEY, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, and others (A) GUILLEM MARCH, DAVID LAFUENTE, JAMES STOKOE, and others (CA) DERRICK CHEW
Gotham City is a battleground as The Joker takes over the Wayne fortune and wages a street war against the Dark Knight and his allies! Enter the “war zone” with short stories featuring characters like Cassandra Cain, Stephanie Brown, and Luke Fox and see how they’re fighting back in a city under siege! Also, the brutal full debut of the mysterious new anti-hero known as Clownhunter!  In-Store: 29 Sept 2020


BATMAN THREE JOKERS HC (MR) $65.90 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/AUG202594  (W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Jason Fabok
Thirty years after Batman: The Killing Joke changed comics forever, Batman: Three Jokers reexamines the myth of who, or what, is the Joker and what is at the heart of his ongoing battle with Batman? New York Times bestselling writer Geoff Johns and artist Jason Fabok, the team that waged the “Darkseid War” in the pages of Justice League, reunite to tell the ultimate story of Batman and The Joker!
In this highly anticipated epic, learn why there are three Jokers, and what that means for the decades-long battle between the Dark Knight and the Clown Prince of Crime. In this powerful, emotional story, Batman, Batgirl, and Red Hood—all past victims of The Joker—work together to solve a mystery unlike anything they’ve ever faced before!  In-Store: 10 Nov 2020 

ARKHAMANIACS TP $20.90
Art Baltazar and Franco -- the Eisner Award-winning creative team behind Superman of Smallville and Tiny Titans -- provide their signature take on a certain apartment building (Arkham) in Gotham City and the people (mostly) who live there!  Young Bruce Wayne is drawn to the fun and excitement he sees going on at Arkham, but to Wayne Enterprises, it's just another property they own. Bruce is determined to find out why Arkham is full of so much fun and laughter. What exactly is going on over there? Time to sneak over when no one is looking...even though it's like the house is laughing at him! Ha ha ha!  In-Store: 8 Dec 2020 


DAPHNE BYRNE HC $55.90 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/AUG202605 (W) Laura Marks (A) Kelley Jones (CA) Piotr Jablonski
In the gaslit splendor of late 19th-century New York, rage builds inside 14-year-old Daphne. The sudden death of her father has left her alone with her grief-stricken mother who becomes easy prey for a group of occultists promising to contact her dead husband. While fighting to disentangle her mother from these charlatans, Daphne begins to sense a strange, insidious presence in her own body...an entity with unspeakable appetites. What does “Brother” want? And could Daphne stop him even if she tried?<p>Writer Laura Marks (TV’s Ray Donovan, The Expanse, and The Good Fight) and horror comics legend Kelley Jones (The Sandman, Batman: Red Rain) join forces to unleash spirits from beyond into DC’s Hill House Comics, curated by Joe Hill!   In-Store: 3 Nov 2020


DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL #4 (OF 7) CVR A GREG CAPULLO & JONATHAN GLAPION FOIL EMBOSSED $10.00 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUN208205 (W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Wonder Woman, Batman, and Superman are trapped in nightmare worlds within the Dark Multiverse! They’ll need to face down their fiercest foes once again if they hope to accomplish their mission and bring back a power capable of stopping the Darkest Knight. But what horrors has he unleased on Earth while they’ve been locked away?! In-Store: 13 Oct 2020

DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL MULTIVERSES END #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A MICHAEL GOLDEN $11.90  https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUL200405  (W) JAMES TYNION IV (A) JUAN GEDEON (CA) MICHAEL GOLDEN

Perpetua, mother of all existence, has culled all life and creation in the Multiverse, condensing all beings to one planet: Earth-Prime. In her quest for power and dominance, she rules absolutely and in totality, using her children—the Monitors and Anti-Monitors—as her heralds and destructors. But a group of heroes has banded together across multiple worlds in a last-ditch effort to stop her from destroying all of existence: Owlman, President Superman, Iris West, Captain Carrot, Guy Gardner, and others have chosen to make their final stand in a battle they’re destined to lose!  In-Store: 29 Sep 2020

WONDER WOMAN DEAD EARTH HC (MR) $65.90 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/AUG202678 (W/A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson
It’s Wonder Woman as you’ve never seen her before—fighting monsters in a postapocalyptic Earth, as brought to life in a daring sci-fi epic by visionary writer and artist Daniel Warren Johnson!<p>Princess Diana of Themyscira left paradise to save Man’s World from itself. When Wonder Woman awakens from a centuries-long sleep to discover the Earth reduced to a nuclear wasteland, she knows she failed. Trapped alone in a grim future, Diana must protect the last human city from titanic monsters while uncovering the secret of this dead Earth—and how she may be responsible for it. Collects Wonder Woman: Dead Earth #1-4. In-Store: 1 Dec 2020

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #49 $20.90 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUL200608 (W) Nick Spencer, More (A) More (A/CA) Ryan Ottley
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN reaches another landmark and we're celebrating Spider-Style!
• As if things weren't bad enough for Spider-Man with Sin-Eater's reign of terror reaching riot level... THE GREEN GOBLIN IS BACK!
• Spidey has been through a lot, but even the worst things that have ever happened to Spider-Man have just been a prelude for what happens here, with an epic main story by a veritable Hall of Fame of Spider-Creators.
• As if that wasn't enough, this issue also boasts a collection of prestige short stories by Tradd Moore, Kurt Busiek, Chris Bachalo
& Saladin Ahmed! In-Store: 30 Sep 2020

 

EMPYRE TP $69.90 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/AUG200742
(W) Al Ewing, Dan Slott (A) Pepe Larraz & Various (CA) Jim Cheung
An intergalactic event that will reshape the Marvel Universe! Old allies make a distress call to the Avengers with news of a terrible enemy that could wipe out humanity. Meanwhile, in the most unlikely of places, the Fantastic Four witness the final conflict of the Kree/Skrull War - and a long-hidden Elder of the Universe stands revealed! With the Kree and Skrulls united under a new emperor, their war fleet charts a course - for Earth! The Avengers are ready to fight, while the FF seek a diplomatic solution. But if they can't work together, the world may not survive. Either way, both teams will be tested as never before! The new Marvel Space Age begins here! Collecting EMPYRE #0: AVENGERS, EMPYRE #0: FANTASTIC FOUR, EMPYRE #1-6, EMPYRE AFTERMATH: AVENGERS and EMPYRE FALLOUT: FANTASTIC FOUR. In-Store: 28 Oct 2020


EMPYRE X-MEN TP $45.90 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/AUG200743  (W) Jonathan Hickman & Various (A) Matteo Buffagni & Various (CA) Eduard Petrovich
Alien plants vs. mutant zombies! Plant people from outer space have come to Earth as part of the cosmic events of EMPYRE - but wouldn't you know it, they happen to arrive just as millions of deceased mutants rise from the grave as undead creatures hungry for human flesh! What are the odds? And can even the X-Men handle two simultaneous crises? Aliens! Plant-men! Mutants! Zombies! Demons! Explosions! This one has it all - and then some! The X-Men return to the graveyard island of Genosha in a tale so crazy, it took the entire writing crew of the Dawn of X line to tackle it! Collecting EMPYRE: X-MEN #1-4.  In-Store: 28 Oct 2020


GIANT SIZE X-MEN TRIBUTE WEIN COCKRUM #1 $11.90https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/MAR200904 (W) Len Wein (A) Alex Ross & Various (CA) Adi Granov
CELEBRATING THE CLASSIC'S 45TH ANNIVERSARY!
Forty-five years ago, a comic book came out that would change the face of Marvel Comics forever. Writer Len Wein and artist Dave Cockrum revamped the X-Men completely, replacing the bulk of the teen heroes with a completely new international cast! The legendary one-shot took comic fans by storm and set the series off in a new direction, setting the stage for the legendary X-scribe Chris Claremont to make them the most popular heroes in the Marvel Universe! Now, 37 of Marvel's top artists come together to re-create this epic story, each re-drawing one pulse-pounding page in tribute to this Marvel masterpiece!  In-Store: 30 Sep 2020

IMMORTAL HULK THRESHING PLACE #1 $10.00 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/FEB200977 (W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Michael Del Mundo
TWO OF COMICS' MOST IMAGINATIVE TALENTS UNITE FOR A HULK TALE LIKE NONE OTHER!
There's a monster raging in America's heartland - and it's not the Hulk. When a young girl goes missing on a Kansas farm, Bruce Banner gets the itch - the one that tells him gamma is on the loose. But this town doesn't take kindly to strangers - especially the big, green, violent kind. Can the Hulk save a child before it's too late, or is he about to take the blame for another massacre? In-Store: 30 Sep 2020

SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) $9.00 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/APR200837 (W) Gene Luen Yang (A) Dike Ruan, Philip Tan (CA) Jim Cheung
THE MASTER RETURNS! An ancient and evil secret society has stayed in hiding since the death of their leader, Zheng Zhu. But now his successor has been chosen to shift the balance of power in the world...Zheng Zhu's son, Shang-Chi! Witness the Marvel Universe's greatest fighter return to a world of death and destruction he thought he left behind long ago...and discover the secrets to Shang-Chi's past that will change his world forever.
Don't miss out on this epic tale of family, betrayal and justice as the incredible team of Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese), Dike Ruan (SPIDER-VERSE, BLACK CAT) and Philip Tan (UNCANNY X-MEN) launch a new chapter in the legend of Shang-Ch! In-Store: 30 Sep 2020

STAR WARS TP VOL 01 DESTINY PATH $45.90 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/APR201087 (W) Charles Soule (A) Jesus Saiz (CA) R. B. Silva
It is a dark time for the galaxy in the wake of The Empire Strikes Back. The rebel fleet is scattered following a disastrous defeat at the Battle of Hoth. Han Solo is frozen in carbonite and lost to the bounty hunter Boba Fett. And Luke Skywalker is wounded and reeling from learning the horrible truth about his past. Darth Vader did not kill Luke's father - he is Luke's father! Now Luke, Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 must fight their way back to the rest of the Rebel Alliance. But this ragtag band of freedom fighters doesn't realize they've only traded one imperial trap for another! They're about to cross paths with the captain of the Tarkin's Will: the cunning and vengeful Imperial Commander Zahra! Collecting STAR WARS (2020) #1-6.  In-Store: 11 Nov 2020


X OF SWORDS HANDBOOK #1 $10.00 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUL200593 (W) Mike O'Sullivan, The Ohotmu Team
The dramatic new era for mutantkind takes center stage in the official handbook!
This all-new collection of X-Men-related profiles will bring you up-to-date on Apocalypse, Wolverine (Logan), Magik (Rasputin) and Meggan just in time for X of Swords! This issue includes profiles for Cypher, Moira MacTaggert, two Captains Britain (Brian and Betsy Braddock) and Krakoa itself! Plus: the young Cable (Nathan Summers) and the X-Men!  In-Store: 30 Sep 2020  MK1 X of Swords checklist post https://mk1.co.nz/blogs/news/x-of-swords-checklist

FIREFLY BLUE SUN RISING #0 CVR A MAIN $15.90 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUL200879  (W) Greg Pak (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Nimit Malavia
* Sheriff Mal Reynolds has a new partner-a law enforcing robot from the Blue Sun corporation. If he wants to keep his job and protect his sector, he'll have to play by Blue Sun's rulebook.
* But the robots don't care about motives, about mercy, about anything other than enforcing the law-no matter the cost.
* The Blue Sun Corporation has helped to run the 'Verse from the shadows for years, but they're ready to step into the light...and if Mal aims to stop them, he'll have to put himself between his people, and a corporation that is ready to take over the 'Verse.
* There is only one thing to do-reunite the crew of the Serenity for one last impossible job.  In-Store: 30 Sep 2020

DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 CVR A SIMMONDS (MR) $9.00 https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUL200012 (W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Martin Simmonds

SERIES PREMIERE! Cole Turner has studied conspiracy theories all his life, but he isn't prepared for what happens when he discovers that all of them are true, from the JFK assassination to flat Earth theory and reptilian shapeshifters. One organization has been covering them up for generations. What is the deep, dark secret behind the Department of Truth? Bestselling writer JAMES TYNION IV (Batman, Something is Killing the Children) debuts his first Image ONGOING SERIES alongside breakout artist MARTIN SIMMONDS (Dying is Easy)! In-Store: 30 Sep 2020

 

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FULL MK1 FINAL ORDER CUT OFF LIST: Deadline for preorders for this batch is 3rd of September for DC titles and 7th of September for every other publisher.  
DC Comics: More info can be found in the DC CONNECT digital magazine https://www.dccomics.com/comics/dc-connect-2020

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It's Previews Week at MK1:  This article has the latest November 2020 shipping announcements https://mk1.co.nz/blogs/news/previews-week-1


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