Thoughts & Observations on the January 2013 Diamond Previews – Part Two

Previews for January:

My thoughts and observations – part 2

You know what they say…last, but not least…

January 2013 Previews

Publisher: Diamond Distributor
Cover Date: January 2012
Cover Price: $4.99

You can check out the first part of this article here. I’m only providing you the link as a reference. ‘Cause I KNOW you checked it out already. Right?!?!?

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Discussion – DC Direct Justice League: Aquaman Action Figure

Discussion: DC Direct Justice League: Aquaman Action Figure

It’s not like you can talk to fish!

Manufacturer: DC Direct
Release date: July 2012
Retail Price: $24.99

DC Direct Justice League: Aquaman Action Figure

I hope my “spoiler” in last week’s article, Discussion: DC Direct Wonder Woman figure, didn’t totally ruin your anticipation for this week’s article about… DC Direct’s Aquaman figure. If it did, then I suggest you go see customer service to cash in on my money back guarantee.

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Discussion: DC Direct Wonder Woman Action Figure

Discussion: DC Direct Wonder Woman
Action Figure

That’s one good looking Amazon action figure.

Manufacturer: DC Direct
Release date: November 2012
Retail Price: $24.99

DC Direct Wonder Woman Action Figure

I’ll tell you what, DC Direct is really hitting it out of the park with these New 52 figures. The sculpts and paints on these figures is probably some of the best I’ve seen. They’ve really done some nice work on this line.

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Previews: My Thoughts and Observations

Previews: My Thoughts and Observations

Man! I love Previews!

 

Previews Nov. 2012Publisher: Diamond Distributor
Cover Date: November 2012
Cover Price: $4.99

 

I started seriously collecting comics in my early 20’s. I managed to get a few books here and there in my pre-teen years, but it wasn’t really until my 20’s and Batman’s return after Bane broke his back that I really got into it collecting comics.

One of the greatest things I discovered about my local comic shop? Previews. I flippin love this book. Say what you will about Diamond Distributors. I’m sure it’s all true. But for me? I love getting a hold of this book every month.

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Discussion of Batman: Li’l Gotham #1 (DC)

Discussion: Batman: Li’l Gotham #1

Now this is what comics should be about

Batman: Li'l Gotham

Writer: Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs
Pencils: Dustin Nguyen
Cover Art: Dustin Nguyen

Publisher: DC
Cover Date: 10/31
Cover Price: $ .99

I can’t really say I’ve got my finger on the pulse of the comics community. I try and keep up with THE news and such, but… you know. Things happen. Things like… Li’l Gotham (now that’s what we in the biz call a “segue”). This one almost got under my radar. Almost. And thank the maker it didn’t. Because, this is a great li’l (get it? “Li’L”?!?) book.

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Hasbro Ultimate Spider-Man Action Figure

Discussion: Hasbro Ultimate Spider-Man
Action Figure

Still does what a spider can. Pretty much.

Manufacturer: Hasbro
Released: Fall 2012
Retail Price: $15.99

One of my first articles here at Comic Book Critic was about Ultimate Spider-Man and how much I ended up liking Miles Morales as Spidey. So, imagine my surprise when walking down my local Wal-Mart’s toy aisle and seeing this:

Hasbro Ultimate Spider-Man Action Figure

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