New in Previews – March 2024

What’s a Summer without some excellent reads? We’re getting ready for a season jam-packed with adventure. From our electrifying, highly-anticipated original graphic novel, Attaboy, to the suspenseful mystery thriller, Sanction #1, and the English crime drama, Mugshots #1, we’re excited to share the hottest new story arcs hitting shelves this May!

We’ve got the latest look at the Mad Cave goodness coming to your favorite local comic shop soon! Check it out below!

ATTABOY
Author: Tony McMillen
ISBN: 9781545811757
Diamond Code: MAR241766
Lunar Code: 0324MA366

Synopsis: “There’s a video game from when I was a kid that no one else seems to remember.”
Attaboy is an action-adventure comic disguised as an illustrated instructional booklet for a video game. The “byte”-sized hero is forced to avenge the destruction of his father and creator, Dr. Atta, by the sinister rebellious mechazoid Motherboard. However, the turn of each page unravels a much deeper story of pixelated thoughts, real world references, and heartbreaking truths.

SRP: $17.99
Final Order Cutoff: April 28th, 2024
Release Date: May 28th, 2024

SANCTION #1 (CVR A)
Cover Artist: Dan Panosian
Diamond Code: MAR241767
Lunar Code: 0324MA377

SANCTION #1 (CVR B)
Cover Artist: Ray Fawkes
Diamond Code: MAR241768
Lunar Code: 0324MA378

Writer: Ray Fawkes – Artist: Antonio Fuso
Colorist: Emilio Lecce – Letterer: Dave Sharpe

Leningrad, 1987. When a woman’s corpse is discovered on New Year’s Day, a hungover Detective Pavel Smirnoff hands off the case to his partner, Detective Boris Dimitrovich, hoping he’ll close it without fuss. Instead, Dimitrovich uncovers a connection to an old, unsolved crime, dragging them both into an investigation that puts their careers – and possibly their lives – at risk.

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: April 15th, 2024
Release Date: May 15th, 2024

MUGSHOTS #1 (CVR A)
Cover Artist: Chris Matthews
Diamond Code: MAR241771
Lunar Code: 0324MA372

MUGSHOTS #1 (CVR B)
Cover Artist: Fran Galán
Diamond Code: MAR241772
Lunar Code: 0324MA373

Writer: Jordan Thomas – Artist: Chris Matthews
Letterer: Lucas Gattoni

Synopsis: Brighton, UK. 2008. The kidnapping of a young woman starts a chain of events that will set con artists, gangsters, killers, and corrupt police on a collision course of violence. Meet John Bannan, self-proclaimed bastard and loving uncle, in this tale of family trauma, betrayal, murder, and revenge that threatens to bring the city’s whole underworld down.

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: April 7th, 2024
Release Date: May 8th, 2024

NOTTINGHAM #12 (CVR A)
CA: Shane Connery Volk & Luca Romano
Diamond Code: MAR241773
Lunar Code: 0324MA374

NOTTINGHAM #12 (CVR B)
Cover Artist: Shane Connery Volk
Diamond Code: MAR241774
Lunar Code: 0324MA375

Writer: David Hazan – Artist: Shane Connery Volk
Colorist: Luca Romano – Letterer: Justin Birch

Synopsis: Trial by combat! The Siege of Nottingham begins in the wake of a gruesome death at the heart of the castle. The Sheriff fights for the life of an old enemy as Marian’s control over the city falters.

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: April 21st, 2024
Release Date: May 22nd, 2024

WHEN THE BLOOD HAS DRIED #2
Cover Artist: Marco Rudy
Diamond Code: MAR241775
Lunar Code: 0324MA379

Writer: Gary Moloney – Artist: Daniel Romero

Synopsis: The Adventurers’ Guild tries to charm the town of Carraig an Bhun as the inhabitants gather to discuss their arrival. The Guild’s leader, Darius, is disappointed to discover his former protége, Meabh, is alive and well. Meabh, meanwhile, vows to do whatever’s necessary to protect her new life…even if it means killing the man she once considered her mentor.

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: April 14th, 2024
Release Date: May 15th, 2024

MORNING STAR #2
Cover Artist: Marco Finnegan & Jason Wordie
Diamond Code: MAR241770
Lunar Code: 0324MA371

Writer: Tim Daniel & DB Andry – Artist: Marco Finnegan
Colorist: Jason Wordie – Letterer: Justin Birch

Young Charlie Garrett has vanished into the Kootenai Forest. Together with her teen daughter Marabeth, Jolene Garrett launches a frantic search through the surrounding Montana wilderness to find her missing boy. There’s only one thing more powerful than grief and that’s a mother’s will to protect her children, a will fueled by the loss of her husband and fortified by the gleaming blade of her ax

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: April 7th, 2024
Release Date: May 8th, 2024

LOVE ME: A ROMANCE STORY #2
Cover Artist: Stefano Cardoselli & Lorenzo Scaramella
Diamond Code: MAR241769
Lunar Code: 0324MA370

Writer: Francesca Perillo – Artist: Stefano Cardoselli
Colorist: Lorenzo Scaramella – Letterer: Buddy Beaudoin

Synopsis: It was love at first sight…or at least it was for JoJo, but Gilda never showed up for their date. JoJo is a robot, but he does have feelings, and his heart has been broken. However, JoJo has received a call from a very distressed Gilda but their conversation was cut short…something horrible has happened to her, and JoJo has made it his mission to find her. Don’t worry, Gilda, JoJo is on the case!

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: April 28th, 2024
Release Date: May 29th, 2024

THE DEVIL THAT WEARS MY FACE #6
Cover Artist: Alex Cormack
Diamond Code: MAR241777
Lunar Code: 0324MA368

Writer: David Pepose – Artist: Alex Cormack
Letterer: Justin Birch

Synopsis: The Curia is broken, as Legion’s corruption floods the streets of Rome. While the Vatican burns, Father Vieri must make his final stand against the demon that wears his face. Yet with his greatest weapon proven powerless against the Devil, can Vieri and Maria find another way to reclaim his body? Or will the horrifying secrets of Vieri’s past turn out to be his undoing? All that is certain is that Legion’s depravity has finally been unleashed… and it will take more than a priest to banish this terrifying demon back to Hell.

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: April 7th, 2024
Release Date: May 8th, 2024

EDENFROST – PAPERBACK
ISBN:
9781960578686
Diamond Code: MAR241778
Lunar Code: 0324MA369

Writer: Amit Tishler – Artist: Bruno Frenda
Letterer: Taylor Esposito

Synopsis: After losing their parents in a pogrom, teenage siblings Alex and Yuli use the mystical power of a Golem to survive the chaos of the Russian Civil War. In a harrowing journey through war-torn Ukraine, the duo will face the harsh reality of warfare, ethnic bias, and national pride as they fight for their own place in the world.

SRP: $17.99
Final Order Cutoff: April 21st, 2024
Release Date: May 21st, 2024

DEER EDITOR – PAPERBACK
ISBN13: 9781960578679
Diamond Code: MAR241776
Lunar Code: 0324MA367

Writer: Ryan K Lindsay – Artist: Sami Kivelä
Colorist: Lauren Affe – Letterer: Jim Campbell

Synopsis: Bucky chases a new headline while attempting to settle a score with an old nemesis. With backyard fisticuffs, a rescue mission road trip, and a little voyeuristic murder of the things that go bump in the night, it’s just the story he was looking for.
BUCK-le up for the exciting conclusion of our favorite anthropomorphic editor’s story! Deer Editor is perfect for fans of Blacksad and Chinatown.

SRP: $17.99
Final Order Cutoff: April 7th, 2024
Release Date: May 8th, 2024

Writer: Jordie Bellaire – Artist: Koi Carreon
Letterer: Chas! Pangburn

Synopsis: An updated YA take on the classic 90s animated hit, encouraging the magic of female friendship and perfect for fans of fantasy adventures!
Join Gwenevere, the princess of Avalon and wielder of the Sun Stone, and her friends, Fallon and Tamara, on a quest to keep Avalon safe as enchanted Jewel Riders. While the girls remain friends, things are not as they once were. Gwenevere – once the leader of the Jewel Riders – has had to take a step back from her true passion, being a Jewel Rider and protecting Avalon from evil, in order to step into a new role as the future queen. Fallon, holder of the Moon Stone now leads the Pack–an elite group of Avalon’s protectors, a role once held by Gwen’s fiance. Tamara trains under Merlin to better harness the power of her Heart Stone, but wonders where she–and her powers–truly belong. When Merlin begins acting oddly, it’s a sign that evil Wild Magic has returned to the kingdom–and so has a foe the Jewel Riders thought they’d once vanquished. With her kingdom, friends, and magic on the line, Gwenevere must choose between the life she loves and knows as a Jewel Rider and her newfound duties. Come join our circle of friends on an enchanted, new adventure for Young Adult readers.

SRP: $14.99
Release Date: May 29th, 2024

Which titles will you be adding to your pull list at your favorite local comic shop? Don’t forget to shout us out at @madcavestudios on Twitter and Instagram, or drop into our Discord to chat, and let us know!

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