SDCC ’12: Diamond Comics Exclusive Books

Comics, Exclusives, San Diego Comic Con

Diamond Comics has announced their comic book exclusives for San Diego Comic Con and it looks to be the largest selection yet!

In addition to the Battle Beasts #1 by IDW (featured in this post by Mario), there are six more exclusive covers Diamond will be promoting at their booth (#2401) and at various retailers exhibiting at the event.

Here is the official scoop straight from Diamond!


SDCC 2012 ADVENTURE TIME MARCELINE QUEENS #1
Join fan-favorite characters Marceline and Princess Bubblegum for riot grrl rock-fueled excitement in this brand new Adventure Time miniseries! Thanks to a newfound interest in music, Princess Bubblegum joins Marceline’s paranormal rock band for a tour across the land of Ooo! But when they’re threatened by everything from scenesters to beasts born of self-doubt, can they make it to the raddest gig ever in time?! Written and drawn by acclaimed cartoonist Meredith Gran (Octopus Pie) and featuring a back-up story from Jen Wang (Koko Be Good).
LIMITED TO 2,000 COPIES


SDCC 2012 ASTONISHING X-MEN #51
by Marjorie M. Liu, Mike Perkins, and Dustin Weaver
CLASSIFIED!
LIMITED TO 3,000 COPIES


SDCC 2012 MARS ATTACKS #1 RETAILER EXCLUSIVE EDITION
by John Layman, John McCrea, Wally Wood, & Various
The invasion begins! The first stories of an all-new Mars Attacks universe are here, bringing outrageous action and dark humor to the comics page. Eisner-winning writer John Layman (Chew) is joined by Eisner-winning artist John McCrea (Hitman) to sound the alarm. Beware! The Martians are coming!
LIMITED TO 2,000 COPIES


SDCC 2012 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #688
by Dan Slott and Giuseppe Camuncoli
No need to wait for the movie to see Spider-Man wrangle the reptilian rage of one of his greatest foes!
Spider-Man is stuck between two monsters when Morbius the Living Vampire attempts to cure the Lizard and restore Curt Connors.
LIMITED TO 6,000 COPIES


SDCC 2012 STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT — ESCAPE #1 (OF 5)
by John Jackson Miller, Marco Castiello, Vincenzo Acunzo, Michael Atiyeh, and Benjamin Carre
Jedi Knight Kerra Holt’s next mission starts with a very personal and ultrasecret investigation! But with the dark realities of Sith territory surrounding her, something unexpected may be taking hold of the lone Jedi! As she takes the first step toward her goal, Kerra knows there will be no turning back!
LIMITED TO 2,000 COPIES


SDCC 2012 WALKING DEAD #100 RETAILER EXCLUSIVE EDITION
by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, and Cliff Rathburn
“Something to Fear” continues! This extra-sized chapter contains one of the darkest moments in Rick Grimes’s life, and one of the most violent and brutal things to happen within the pages of this series. 100 issues later, this series remains just as relentless as the debut issue. Do not miss the monumental 100th issue of The Walking Dead!

Prices for these books will vary by exhibitor but don’t spend too much time comparison shopping or they might sell out!

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