Coming in July: LOVE ADDICT and a Hardcover UNDERWATER WELDER!

Can you believe it’s May already? That means it’s time to celebrate, because we have two gorgeous books in the new Diamond Previews catalog, ready for your pre-orders!

Lonely? There’s an app for that. Welcome to LOVE ADDICT:

“Koren Shadmi’s Love Addict is a romp back to the great confessional comics of the 1990’s and a trip up to the moment of mind-bending modern hijinx. So few comics find the sweet spot of sensational art, pitch perfect dialogue, compelling characters and flawless storytelling. Shadmi nails all that, and much, much more.” — Peter Kuper

“Skillful storytelling, an inviting cartoony style, and beautiful establishing shots all conspire to make Love Addict a deliciously compelling read.” — Joe Matt

“It’s shamelessly honest and beautifully rendered: a dark and engaging look at the sometimes troubling phenomena of the modern dating experience.” — Joseph Remnant

LONELY? THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT.

Reeling after a breakup, young animator “K” is pushed by a friend to join the popular dating site Lovebug. His journey begins as a search for true love, but soon awakens a relentless craving for novelty and sexual conquest.

With the touch of a button, K embarks on a dating spree, browsing a digital marketplace of the flesh. Who can stop when Lovebug offers an endless stream of prospective mates, sorted by algorithms and stored on a distant server, ready on demand like TV episodes or Chinese takeout? And in the face of this addiction, can K hold on to his friends, his job, or even his humanity?

The acclaimed author of In the Flesh and The Abaddon presents an evocative tale of modern love… in a world where even a strong signal can lead to a bad connection.

COMING IN JULY 2016!

Love Addict: Confessions of a Serial Dater by Koren Shadmi
Full-color softcover graphic novel with French flaps, 232 pages, $24.99 (US)
ISBN 978-1-60309-393-4 – Diamond: MAY16-0534
For mature readers (18+)
Now open for pre-order from your favorite store

For details and a 10-page preview, click here!

Because you demanded it:
Jeff Lemire’s UNDERWATER WELDER in Hardcover!

“Beautiful, moving, wholly satisfying.” Publishers Weekly

“All kinds of wonderful. Buy it. You will wet yourself with tears, your brain will spin from masterful storytelling, and you will love it.” Entertainment Weekly

“One of the most haunting, arresting, and unforgettable books of the last ten years… An emotional and moving work of graphic literature that compels the medium forward and the reader further down into the deep.” Comics Alliance

The New York Times Bestseller returns in a stunning new hardcover edition, featuring bonus pages and new cover art by Jeff Lemire!

COMING IN JULY 2016!

The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire
Black & white hardcover graphic novel, 232 pages, $29.99 (US)
ISBN 978-1-60309-392-7 – Diamond: MAY16-0537
Now open for pre-order from your favorite store!

For details and an 11-page preview, click here!

Saturday is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

The first Saturday in May is Free Comic Book Day across the country, and this year — May 7, 2016 — Top Shelf Productions & IDW Publishing are sponsoring a special free edition of the civil rights epic March to spread the word about this incredible and award-winning series.

March: Free Comic Book Day Edition will contain excerpts from Book OneBook Two, and for the first time anywhere, scenes from the upcoming March: Book Three. It will be available free in comic shops nationwide on May 7th while supplies last.

Co-writers Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin will spend Free Comic Book Day at Criminal Records in Atlanta, Georgia (1154 Euclid Ave NE), while March artist Nate Powell is at Vintage Phoenix in Bloomington, Indiana (114 E 6th St), signing the new free comic book as well as the March graphic novels.

Also this Saturday: Jeffrey Brown signs at Dark Tower Comics in Chicago, Illinois (4835 N Western Ave)!

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