Comics On Radar: Sep 02, 2017

Some Fall 2017 Comic-Based Television Premiere dates, and a whole bunch of November Previews in this week’s Comics On Radar.

Comics On Radar

Welcome to Comics on Radar, where I summarize the comics-related items that caught my on the interwebs over the past week. And now…

Comics on Radar: Sep 02, 2017

Coming in a little late here – I’m blaming it on the holiday. None the less…

Comics Coming Soon to Shops Dept.

If you enjoy the trailers at the beginning of a movie, then the monthly Diamond Previews catalog is for you.*

As always, Newsarama also runs a nice summary. Here is their NOVEMBER 2017 Solicitations From MARVEL, DC, IMAGE, & 36 Other Publishers.

*Note: Actually, only comic book retailers can place orders through Previews. But many make copies available to you. If not, check out our page of Comic Book Resources.

Comic Book Retailing Dept.

Speaking of retailers, I mentioned my long-time enjoyment of Brian Hibb’s column back on the Radar for Aug 19. If you liked him guesting on the Off Panel Podcast, you should check out his latest Tilting at Windmills – if you dare peek behind the curtain!

Tilting at Windmills #262: Why Marvel’s Lenticular Numbers Don’t Add Up For My Stores paints a sobering picture (and flexes your math-muscle) as it walks us through what retailers – probably even yours – must go through so you can get your hands on those must-have gimmicky books. Thank you local comic shops!

Comics Coming Soon to TV Dept.

Though these types are all over the place these days, it was the Fall 2017 TV Premiere Dates – All The Shows You Won’t Want To Miss Out On over at ScreenRant that caught my eye.

Here are the comic-related entries – plus a few honorable mentions. Do check out the original post for the many more not listed below.

In chronological order:

September 2017

  • Fear the Walking Dead Season 3B – Sunday, Sep 10 AMC 9pm
  • Channel Zero: No End House — Wednesday, Sep 20 Syfy 10pm
  • Gotham Season 4 – Thursday, Sep 21 FOX 8pm
  • Star Trek: Discovery Series Premiere – Sunday, Sep 24 8:30pm
  • Marvel’s Inhumans Series Premiere – Friday, Sep 29 ABC 8pm

October 2017

  • Lucifer Season 3 – Monday, Oct 02 FOX 8pm
  • The Gifted Series Premiere – Monday, Oct 02 FOX 9pm
  • Supergirl Season 3 – Monday, Oct 09 The CW 8pm
  • The Flash Season 4 – Tuesday, Oct 10 The CW 8pm
  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow — Tuesday, Oct 10 The CW 9pm
  • Riverdale Season 2 – Wednesday, Oct 11 The CW 8pm
  • Supernatural Season 13 – Thursday, Oct 12 The CW 8pm
  • Arrow Season 6 – Thursday, Oct 12 The CW 9pm
  • The Walking Dead Season 8 – Sunday, Oct 22 AMC 9pm
  • Stranger Things Season 2 – Friday, Oct 27 Netfilx

November 2017

  • Marvel’s Runaways Series Premiere – Tuesday, Nov 21 Hulu
  • Happy! Series Premiere — Wednesday, Nov 29 Syfy 10pm

Comics On Radar photo courtesy of Marat Gilyadzinov on Unsplash

Author: Phil Your Host

Phil’s been reading comics since 1979 when a copy of Marvel’s John Carter Warlord of Mars got him hooked. Too many collections and long boxes later, he now produces podcasts and tinkers on web sites.

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