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  • Angry Birds Comics #2

    Angry Birds Comics #2

  • Black Dynamite #3

    Black Dynamite #3

  • G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #204

    G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #204

  • Judge Dredd #20

    Judge Dredd #20

  • Knuckleheads: Fist Contact

    Knuckleheads: Fist Contact

  • The Maxx: Maxximized #9

    The Maxx: Maxximized #9

  • Star Trek #35

    Star Trek #35

  • Star Slammers: Re-mastered! #4

    Star Slammers: Re-mastered! #4

  • Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #31

    Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #31


Latest News

Wednesday, Jul 9th, 2014

IDW PUBLISHING, HASBRO, AND HERITAGE AUCTIONS COMBINE FORCES TO GIVE KIDS THE WORLD

San Diego, CA (July 9, 2014) – My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fast became the best-selling comic in IDW's history and last year the title reached a monumental milestone of selling over one million copies at retail. To celebrate the occasion, IDW and Hasbro collaborated on a very special promotion. In an unprecedented move, an extremely rare variant cover by fan-favorite Sara Richard of issue #12 of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic was made, so rare it was limited to ONE copy total!

IDW and Hasbro are proud to announce that they are joining with Heritage Auctions, the largest collectibles auctioneer and third largest auction house in the world, to auction both the one-of-a-kind issue and the original artwork by Richard, at Heritage’s Signature Auction, this August 7th. Proceeds of the auction will benefit Give Kids The World, a non-profit organization that provides children from around the world with life-threatening illnesses and their families a memorable and cost-free visit to Central Florida attractions.

“One of the central tenants of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, is that when friends work together, virtually anything can be accomplished,” said Michael Kelly, Hasbro’s Director of Global Publishing. “With this exciting event we are able to put that message into action on behalf of a truly wonderful organization. Sara’s art just exudes joy, which is appropriate given how much happiness we expect it to bring.” 

“We’re thrilled to be able to do something this special with such a unique comic book,” said IDW President Greg Goldstein. “Hasbro is of course one of our most valued relationships. Heritage Auctions is the best in the business, and Give Kids The World is just a great organization with a fabulous mission. I can’t imagine a better way for us to celebrate the continuing success of My Little Pony.”

MY LITTLE PONY is an evergreen lifestyle brand that continues to be a worldwide perennial favorite. The "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" animated series is created by Hasbro Studios and is currently airing on The Hub TV Network in the United States and can be seen globally in over 180 territories. 

“Richard’s My Little Pony comic book is a feel-good addition to our August 7th auction, and we feel honored to work with IDW and Hasbro,” said Jim Halperin, Co-Founder of Heritage. “Relationships like this allow Heritage Auctions to help support worthy charities like Give Kids The World.”

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Monday, Jul 7th, 2014

New Releases from IDW Publishing for the week of July 30, 2014

Angry Birds Comics #2

Jeff Parker, Paul Tobin & Various (w) • Paco Rodriques & Various (a) • Giorgio Cavazzano (c)

The Angry Birds are flying high in this fun-filled second issue! The Angry Birds take a trip to Piggyland but quickly learn it is definitely NOT the happiest place on Earth! Featuring the writing of two Eisner-nominated creators, these stories are guaranteed to please!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

·      Number one best-selling iOS app of all time!

·      Over 2 billion downloads. Yes, not a typo. 2 BILLION!

·      Featuring the work of not one but two Eisner-nominated writers- Jeff Parker and Paul Tobin!

 

 

 


Black Dynamite #3 (of 4)

Brian Ash (w) • Ron Wimberly (a & c)

BLACK DON'T NEVER BACK DOWN!  Black Dynamite is a man on a mission once again and this time he's going to Tibet to even the score.  When the local Shaolin monks and volunteer aid workers come under attack, Black Dynamite goes on the offensive and discovers a Red Chinese / ex-Nazi conspiracy to breed and train the ultimate Kung-Fu Man-beasts.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

·      BLACK DYNAMITE meets his match!

 


G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #204

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

TORPEDO leads a dangerous G.I. JOE rescue mission in Olliestan, and the odds are stacked against the team—will they make the evac in time before they get overwhelmed? A tense game of cat-and-mouse continues in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #204!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Variant cover by Larry Hama!

 


Judge Dredd #20

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Shane Pierce (c)

“The American Way of Death, part 4”— Dredd has looked Death in the eye before… but never like this! He realizes The only way to beat the Dark Judges is to send them back to Deadworld in a crazy sacrifice play involving D-jump machines as well as a whole lot of blood, sweat and ammo. His only allies: a turncoat Dark Judge, a furry ex-con with a pickaxe, and… what’s this? A long-lost love from Dredd’s past, back to settle up an old debt?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      The explosive final chapter of the Dark Judges saga!

 


Knuckleheads: Fist Contact

Brian Winkeler (w) • Robert Wilson IV (a & c)

Trevor K. Trevinski was massively hung over when he was given the cosmic powers of The Crystal Fist, so he has no idea how they work. Join Trev, his roommate Lance, Pizza Guy, and Emma, the “hot drunk English chick,” as they embark on a hero’s journey, hitting every pothole along the way.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-980-4

            • First time in print!

            • Another great Monkeybrain collection!


The Maxx: Maxximized #9

Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)

Our good Doc finds himself surrounded by a room full of black isz, as Maxx seeks resolution battling various Outback creatures. Meanwhile, Julie seeks solace in that special place we all go to contemplate weighty issues—the bathroom. Neither seems any closer to finding the answers they seek (But Sara finally unwraps that mysterious box of clay that's been talking to her…)!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Featuring an all-new cover by Sam Kieth!

 


Star Slammers: Re-mastered! #4

Walter Simonson (w & a & c)

A bold new adventure starts here! The Minoan Agents Chapter One: The Prisoner:

Once upon a time, the Greater Minoan Co-Prosperity Cluster captured a live Star Slammer. Amid great excitement, he was transported aboard the starship Meredith, bound for the heart of the Empire and a show trial and execution… it all turned out rather badly.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Each page of art has been scanned from Simonson's personal archives to ensure the finest reproduction!

·      Completely re-mastered and re-colored!

 


Star Trek #35

Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a & c)

"The Q Gambit" begins here! The crew of the new STAR TREK film franchise encounters the classic Trek villain Q for the first time, only in this all-new 6-part galaxy-spanning adventure developed in associataion with screenwriter/producer Roberto Orci! The mischievous Q sends James T. Kirk on quest that will see the Enterprise joining forces with familiar faces from Star Trek lore, beginning with the crew of a certain space station…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      The Star Trek comic event of the year!

·      Featuring new artist Tony Shasteen (Vampire Diaries, Batman: Arkham Unhinged, and more)!

 

 

 

 


 

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #31: Dawn of the Autobots

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)

FLYING BLIND! Trapped inside a giant replica of RODIMUS's head (don't ask), MEGATRON and the crew of the Lost Light have to solve the biggest mystery of their lives. And they have to do so quickly—because every time the lights go out, something terrible happens...

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      MEGATRON leads the AUTOBOTS in space!

·      What’s happening to the AUTOBOTS’ ship?!

·      Variant 20th Anniversary cover by Phil Jimenez!

            


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Monday, Jun 30th, 2014

IDW Publishing Welcomes Allison Baker As Director Of Operations Industry Insider Brings Experience to Key Position

 

San Diego, CA (June 30, 2014) – IDW Publishing is very pleased to announce that Allison Baker will be joining the publisher as Director of Operations. Allison’s primary role will be coordinating and expediting the operation of IDW Publishing’s ever-increasing production schedule, working directly with the Editorial and Production departments, as well as the newly formed IDW Games division.

 

Allison is the co-publisher and co-founder of Monkeybrain, Inc., originally founded as a traditional print independent book publisher specializing in science fiction & fantasy and nonfiction genre studies. In 2012, Monkeybrain launched a new creator-owned digital comics line, Monkeybrain Comics, which has garnered several Eisner Award nominations, including an Eisner Award win for Best Digital Series in 2013. 

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Monday, Jun 30th, 2014

New Releases from IDW Publishing for the week of June 30, 2014

Ben 10 Classics, Vol. 2: It's Ben a Pleasure

Robbie Busch, Jason Hall, Sholly Fisch, Arie Kaplan (w) • Ethen Beavers, Min S Ku, Scott Cohn, Gordon Purcell (a) • Ethen Beavers (c)

The adventures continue with stories such as "Eggs With Legs," "Intergalactic Spazz Club," and more. Volume 2 presents the Ben 10 comics from Cartoon Network Action Pack issues #19–26.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-973-6

            • Never before collected!

 


Dexter’s Laboratory #4 (of 4)

Derek Fridolfs (w) • Ryan Jampole (a & c)

Failing to stop his sister, Dexter has been captured by her royal guards, and now faces punishment at the hands of Princess Dee Dee. As he struggles to endure her torment, can Dexter come up with one last-ditch plan to change their fates? Or is he doomed to live the rest of his life without science?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Ryan Jampole was nominated for a 2013 Harvey award for “Most Promising Talent” for his work on Archie Comics’ Mega Man!

·      Variant cover by Tony Fleecs!

 


Dexter's Laboratory Classics, Vol. 1

Genndy Tartakovsky, John F. Kelly, Paul Rudish, Craig McCracken, Chuck Kim, Dan Slott, John Rozum (w) • Genndy Tartakovsky, Paul Rudish, Bill Alger, John Delaney, Gary Fields (a) • Ethen Beavers (c)

Dexter's Laboratory Classics contains the never-before-collected issues starting with Cartoon Network Presents #1 and 4, as well as the first four issues of the ongoing series originally published by DC Comics.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-975-0

            • Collects stories written and drawn by creator Genndy Tartakovsky!

 


G.I. JOE, Vol. 3: Siren's Song

Paul Allor (w) • Alex Cal, S L Gallant, Atilio Rojo, Nicole Virella, Robert Atkins, Chris Evenhuis, Steve Kurth (a) • Steve Kurth (c)

In the aftermath of COBRA’s New York attack, BARONESS leads a new up-and-coming officer called SIREN around the world—and into the past uncovering secrets about the previous Cobra Commander while coming face-to-face with the ruthless current one!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-012-4

            • Collects issues #12–15.

 


Indestructible, Vol. 1

Jeff Kline (w) • Javi Garron, Salvi Garcia, Chris Johnson (a) • Bernard Chang (c)

Meet Greg Pincus—the planet’s brand-spanking-newest Superhero. One small problem: Greg is neither super, nor particularly heroic. But, he's sure enjoying the perks that accompany the world's misconception. Can Greg successfully navigate a celebrity-obsessed culture without revealing his secret shame?  Will his hirsute best friend/roommate (Barry) ever stop making things worse?  Will the League of Defenders quit sniping long enough to battle evil?  And, most importantly, will Greg's Mother–June–ever be freakin' satisfied???

TPB • FC • $14.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-977-4

·      "A laugh out loud exploration of superhero and superego." –George R.R. Martin

·      Jeff Kline (Transformers: Prime, G.I. Joe: Renegades) pens this serio-comedic take on a reluctant hero, and contemplates what it means to be “special” in a world where fame can come and go faster than a speeding bullet. Collects issues #1–4.


Indestructible #7

Ken Kristensen (w) • Giancarlo Caracuzzo (a) • Jose Lopez (c)

Barely escaping the Super Illustrated photo shoot with their body parts (and dignity) intact, Stoner and Barry run into some unexpected trouble as they prep for their People's Choice Awards debut. Meanwhile, Art gets poked, June gets bounced, Cathy gets spurned, Nancy gets pissed, and the mysterious kidnapper, Tarr, gets deadly serious.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Things just keep getting worse for Greg Pincus in Indestructible, created by Jeff Kline (Transformers: Prime)!


LOAC Essentials 5: The Bungle Family 1930

Harry J. Tuthill (w & a & c)

Art Spiegelman called The Bungle Family “the most underrated comic strip in our history.” Bill Blackbeard wrote, “There has been nothing like it in comic strips since.” Hogan’s Alley magazine proclaimed, “The Bungle Family was about as wholly an adult comic strip as the field has ever known.”

Yet only sporadic examples of Harry J. Tuthill’s masterpiece have been available to modern readers. Until now! This volume—collecting the complete 1930 dailies—remedies that situation.

HC • B&W• $24.99 • 336 pages • 11” x 4.25” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-958-3

 


Locke & Key: Crown of Shadows #1 Hundred Penny Press Edition—CERTIFIED COOL
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

The bargain-priced debut issues of the beloved series continue here with this dollar comic presenting “The Haunting of Keyhouse,” the first chapter of Crown of Shadows, the haunting third storyline in the Locke & Key saga!

FC • 32 pages • $1.00

 


The Maxx: Maxximized, Vol. 1

Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Sam Kieth (a & c)

Sam Kieth's own quirky brand of brilliance has been wowing fans and inspiring cartoonists for more than 25 years. As one of the earliest creators for Image Comics, Kieth created The Maxx—a homeless superhero who lives in a box. Both Maxx and his social worker friend Julie share adventures in both the real world and in "the Outback," a fantasy realm inhabited by their jungle-inspired totems. 

HC • FC • $21.99 • 104 pages • 7” x 11” •  ISBN: 978-1-61377-959-0

• "Being such a huge fan of The Maxx since its genesis, I honestly cannot think of even one good reason not to run out and get this book." ­–Geeked Out Nation

• Every page scanned from the original art and re-mastered! Completely re-colored under the watchful eye of Sam Kieth!

 


Rogue Trooper Classics #3 (of 12)

Gerry Finley-Day (w) • Dave Gibbons, Colin Wilson, Mike Dorey (a) • John McCrea (c)

Clone war! Nu-Earth, a planet ravaged by war, its atmosphere poisoned by chemical weapons. In this battle-scarred landscape, the Norts and Southers fight where only the Genetic Infantrymen can survive unaided. Rogue is one such soldier, and these are his tales... all in color for the very first time!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Art by Dave Gibbons, of Watchmen and Doctor Who fame!

·      All-new covers by Eisner Award winner John McCrea!

·      Enjoy the classic Rogue Trooper strips in color for the first time!

 


Star Mage #4 (of 6)

JC De La Torre (w) • Franco Cespedes (a & c)

A few months after the dramatic cliffhanger in Issue 3, Darien and his friends are forced to fend off Orasmas' monsters while Arylos searches for the truth. Plus, what does Earthen Aaron King have to do with anything?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      A crucial new character is revealed!

·      Star Mage has been called "Part Ender's Game, part Last Starfighter, even part Star Wars.”

·      This issue also features two comic shorts - Whimsy by Marcus Rocco and Jean-Francois Beaulieu and Soul Men Guide Files 03 by Sal Brucculeri and Ibai Canales.

 


T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents, Vol. 2

Phil Hester (w) • Roger Robinson (a) • Jerry Ordway (c)

The hunt for the hidden Judgment Towers between T.H.U.N.D.E.R. and The Subterraneans takes a twist when a mysterious third organization makes a play for the alien artifacts. Lightning receives some sobering news and a powerful new recruit named John Janus appears, but will he join the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents or destroy them?

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-985-9

·      Collects issues #5–8.

 


Tribes: The Dog Years Special Edition—CERTIFIED COOL

Michael Geszel, Peter Spinetta (w) • Inaki Miranda (a & c)

A new deluxe hardcover edition of the epic graphic novel that iFanboy gave five stars, urging readers to "run out and grab it...because we're talking about the post-apocalypse and all the masterful world-building provided by the best stories in the genre." MTV Splashpage praised it as a "timeless tale that would sit quite comfortably alongside the greatest works of science fiction and fantasy." Forces of Geek said "not only gorgeous, but creatively pushes the boundaries of the printed page" while Publishers Weekly lauded Inaki Miranda and Eva de la Cruz's "standout" artwork and writers Michael Geszel and Peter Spinetta for "constructing a believable world that has been run by teenagers for generations."

HC • FC • $39.99 • 224 pages • 11” x 8” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-966-8

·      Tribes is like Mad Max by way of Disney. Inaki draws with a widescreen vision that jumps off the page.”Paul Pope

 


 

WEIRD Love #2

Various (w & a & c)

The first issue of WEIRD Love was a blazing buzz book—the hot gossipy talk of comic fans! Now, right on the heels—the HIGH heels—of that controversial comic is the second stupifying issue of 1950s and beyond kinky classics. WEIRD Love #2 leads off with a tawdry, torrid tale, “Yes, I was an Escort Girl!” with a vintage salacious cover to match! Five more bizarro stories luridly illustrated with Good Girl Art follow, including, “Mini-skirts Must Go!” and “Too Fat for Love!” WEIRD Love has been called “by far the most jaw-dropping and entertaining comic today!” Order this and you will see why fanboys and fangirls! 

FC • 48 pages • $3.99

·      $3.99 for 48 pages of lovingly weird comics from the Eisner-winning master of archival comics, Craig Yoe and Yoe Studios!


The X-Files: Conspiracy  

Paul Crilley, Erik Burnham, Ed Brisson, Denton J. Tipton (w) • John Stanisci, Salvador Navarro, Michael Walsh, Dheeraj Verma, Vic Malhotra (a) • Miran Kim (c)

When The Lone Gunmen discover Internet files from the future, they learn that a plague will soon wipe out most of humanity. With Agents Mulder and Scully working one lead, the Gunmen must spring into action and investigate several urban legends: a group of ghost-hunters, mutant turtles that live in the sewers, shape-changing alien robots, and a vengeful spirit from beyond the grave!

HC • FC • $24.99 • 152 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-896-8

·      The X-Files investigates the Ghostbusters, Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The Crow!

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Wednesday, Jun 25th, 2014

New Releases for the week of June 23, 2014

24 #3

Ed Brisson (w) • Michael Gaydos (a) • Davide Furnò (c)

Now that you’ve seen Jack Bauer’s return to television in LIVE ANOTHER DAY, read the story that sent the heroic agent spiraling into his darkest days as an international fugitive. Ed Brisson and Michael Gaydos wind the clock on the latest chapter of the high-octane saga!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Jack Bauer returns ahead of the debut of the “Live Another Day” TV event!

·      Written by Ed Brisson (Comeback, Secret Avengers)!

·      Art by Eisner Award nominee Michael Gaydos (Alias)!


7th Sword #3

John Raffo (w) • Iman Max (a) • Andrew C. Robinson (c)

As the warlord Kavanaugh gathers his army of cyborgs, mutants, and assassins, Cray must find a way to defend ZenZion using the limited resources available.  But how can one disgraced warrior train an entire citizenry to defend itself without molding them into cold-blooded killers in his own image?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 


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