IDW Publishing http://www.idwpublishing.com Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:12:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 TRANSFORMERS RETURNS TO HUMBLE BUNDLE WITH IDW PUBLISHING http://www.idwpublishing.com/transformers-returns-to-humble-bundle-with-idw-publishing/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/transformers-returns-to-humble-bundle-with-idw-publishing/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:40:36 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=77889 Leading Publisher Re-Teams With The Pay-What-You-Want Site To Offer TRANSFORMERS Comics

Humble Bundle and award-winning publisher IDW Publishing, in conjunction with Hasbro, are reteaming to offer the perfect opportunity to build a digital TRANSFORMERS comic collection. Not only does the bundle feature multiple collected volumes of the hit TRANSFORMERS series, it also boasts some of the most recent issues to date, making it easy to catch up to speed on the latest stories.

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f58974bb-8209-4aba-ba46-539d0482352fLeading Publisher Re-Teams With The Pay-What-You-Want Site To Offer TRANSFORMERS Comics

Humble Bundle and award-winning publisher IDW Publishing, in conjunction with Hasbro, are reteaming to offer the perfect opportunity to build a digital TRANSFORMERS comic collection. Not only does the bundle feature multiple collected volumes of the hit TRANSFORMERS series, it also boasts some of the most recent issues to date, making it easy to catch up to speed on the latest stories.

Humble Book Bundles typically last for a full two-week time span, however, the contents of this particular bundle are so premium that it will run as a limited time one-week offer. Also unique to this bundle is the “pay $5 or more over the average price” tier, which is being utilized in place of the standard fixed price tier.

Customers can name their price for the first 37 issues of TRANSFORMERS: More Than Meets the Eye and the one-shot Death of Optimus Prime.

Those who pay more than the average price will also receive volumes 1-6 of TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise as well as TRANSFORMERS: Dark Cybertron Vol. 1.

Customers who pay $5 above the average price or more will receive all of the above plus TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise #33-#37 and TRANSFORMERS: Dark Cybertron Vol. 2.

This new bundle of Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS comics features the newest directions for Optimus Prime, Megatron, and all your other favorite Autobots and Decepticons. This collection includes brand new issues all the way up to the past month, documenting the very latest stories in IDW’s TRANSFORMERS Universe! – Jeff Webber, IDW VP of Digital Publishing.

As with all Humble Bundles, customers can choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the publishers and charity. The Humble TRANSFORMERS Bundle 2 Presented by IDW supports the Hasbro Children’s Fund, which is dedicated to empowering childhood by bringing the sparkle of Hope, the joy of Play and the power of Service into the lives of the children who need it most.

The Humble TRANSFORMERS Bundle 2 Presented by IDW runs from now until Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 11 a.m. Pacific time.

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Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War!, Vol. 2

Ivan Cohen, Louise Simonson (w) • Paulina Ganucheau, Derek Charm (a) • Derek Charm (c)
The Super Secret Crisis War spreads into the worlds of Johnny Bravo, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, Cow & Chicken, and Codename Kids Next Door!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-232-6
Collects all five one-shots!

Diamond Island

Max Winters, Joseph Kirsch (w) • Taylor Bills (a & c)
After discovering an ancient journal that tells of a distant island littered with rubies and gems, the lovable Richie Rockstein bids farewell to his family and heads out to uncover Diamond Island.
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 220 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-196-1
All-ages fun with a heartwarming message!

G.I. Joe #6

Karen Traviss (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Jeffrey Veregge (c)
THE FALL OF G.I. JOE! COBRA stands tall, but will SCARLETT and her G.I. JOE team manage to turn the tables? Political intrigue collides head-on with military action as the darkest chapter in G.I. JOE history unfolds!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Karen Traviss (Halo, Gears of War) and Steve Kurth (Ultimate Iron Man, AvX Consequences) continue their controversial run!
Hard-hitting, real-world intrigue!

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #21

Chris Mowry (w) • Jeff Zornow (a & c)
The Trilopods arrive, and no monster is safe! As the Cryog Emperor unleashes an all-out assault on the planet, Lucy and Woods face their own dangers and their only hope for the future may lie in the monsters from the past.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Start of the latest, biggest storyline yet!

Monster Motors: The Curse of Minivan Helsing #1

Brian Lynch (w) • Nick Roche (a & c)
Transylvania, Kentucky is being overrun by Monster Motors! Vampire cars that suck gas from their victims! Lunar-powered werewolf vehicles that grow fangs and claws when the moon is full! Someone has to keep them all in check. Enter MINIVAN HELSING: four-wheeled monster-hunter.  It’s his job to hunt down the Monster Motors and bring them to justice.  His new target?  Genius Mechanic Vic Frankenstein and his Frankenride, a monstrous mac truck made from the parts of fallen cars and trucks!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Spinning out of last year’s acclaimed one-shot!
Brian Lynch (Angel: After the Fall, Minions) and Nick Roche (Transformers, New Warriors) bring you the most famous monsters in the world, taken down an entirely new road

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #14

Jeremy Whitley (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)
When a dragon problem in Fillydelphia threatens to get out of hand, Luna enlists Spike’s help to find a peaceful solution. There are many suspects and no easy answers as both Spike and Luna must admit to personal shortcomings in order to find the true culprit.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Fan-favorites Princess Luna & Spike!

Powerpuff Girls Super Smash-Up #2

Derek Charm, Sean E. Williams (w) • Charm, Paulina Ganucheau (a) • Charm (c)
The Powerpuff Girls’ inter-dimesional search for Dexter’s mutated sister Dee Dee has brought them to the doorstep of Courage the Cowardly Dog! But when they are mistaken for dog sitters, the Girls find themselves thrust into the disturbing nightmare that is Courage’s life. Plus, a Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends story—Bloo starts a “Small Club” while Wilt starts a “Tall Club” in response…
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Variant cover by Lumberjane’s Brooke Allen!
The Powerpuff Girls teamup with Courage the Cowardly Dog!
Back-up story featuring Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends

Robert Heinlein’s Citizen of the Galaxy #1

Robert Lazaro & Eric Gignac (w) • Steve Erwin (a) • Gignac (c)
Just outside our galaxy the atrocities of slavery thrive, and young Thorby is just another orphaned boy sold at auction. But when he crosses paths with a mysterious crippled beggar, his destiny is forever changed. Citizen of the Galaxy is an interstellar action/adventure coming of age tale by the “Dean of Science Fiction”… Robert A. Heinlein!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
An all-new series, based on a story by Robert A. Heinlein, creator of Starship Troopers!
Based on the novel the New York Times called “better than 99 percent of the science-fiction adventures produced every year.”

Shadow Show #4

Dave Eggers, Charles Yu, Mort Castle, Sam Weller (w) • Matthew Dow Smith, Christine Larsen, S L Gallant (a) • Christian Wildgoose (c)
In Shadow Show, acclaimed writers and artists come together to pay tribute to the work of the one and only Ray Bradbury! The stories featured include “Who Knocks,” written by Dave Eggers with art by Matthew Dow Smith, a classic horror tale about what lurks beneath the water; “Earth: A Gift Shop” by Charles Yu and Christine Larsen, about the future role of our planet as an intergalactic curio shop; and “Altenmoor, where the dogs dance” by Mort Castle and S L Gallant, where a young boy discovers the world that his grandfather wrote about in his fantasy novels.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
A five-issue tribute to Ray Bradbury, featuring stories by some of the most notable names in the writing world!
Coming next month: Alice Hoffman!

Silent Hill Downpour: Anne’s Story

Tom Waltz (w) • Tristan Jones (a & c)
In the 2012 hit video game Silent Hill Downpour, players were introduced to Anne Marie Cunningham, the enigmatic prison officer bent on bloody revenge against the game’s main protagonist, Murphy Pendleton. Now, at last, fans can learn what horrors Anne faced during her fateful journey through Silent Hill’s fog-shrouded streets… and what led her to the terrifyingly cursed town in the first place.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-228-9
“This comic is downright creepy.” –Coming Up Comics

Star Trek: New Visions: “A Scent of Ghosts”

John Byrne (writer, artist & photo-manipulation)
John Byrne continues his new Star Trek photoplay adventures with “A Scent of Ghosts” and “Memoriam.” Past and Present collide, as the Enterprise takes aboard a special figure from Spock’s past, only to find themselves haunted by an mystery from years before. Plus, a sad farewell.
FC • 48 pages • $7.99
Two all-new photo-stories!!

Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #3

Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Rachael Stott (a & c)
It’s the battle for the ages! Taylor has escaped the Planet of the Apes, and Captain Kirk must bring him back! Plus, the Klingon/Gorilla alliance makes its move against Dr. Zaius and Ape City!
FC • pages • $3.99
Each issue features an essay on Star Trek and Planet of the Apes by comedian and über-fan Dana Gould!
“Gold Key”-style photo cover variant!

Transformers #38—Days of Deception

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c)
THE ONYX INTERFACE! The AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS face down human forces—and strange battlelines make for strange allies. Who will emerge with the ancient ENIGMA OF COMBINATION… and who will usher in the COMBINER WAR…?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
All-out war in the wilderness! Will the Decepticons learn of the humans’ treachery?

Wait, wait—did you say “the humans’ treachery”?
YES I DID!
Days of Deception continues! The stage is set for COMBINER WARS!
Variant Cover by Jeffrey Veregge!

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #38—Days of Deception

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)
JOURNEY’S END! Across time, across space, from prewar Messatine to postwar CYBERTRON—it’s all been heading towards this—the moment when the fate of the AUTOBOTS and the DECEPTICONS is sealed. At the heart of it all: three killers, two outcomes… and one terrible, terrible choice.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Days of Deception continues!
Variant Cover by Jeffrey Veregge!

Transformers: Primacy

Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a & c)
OPTIMUS PRIME vs. MEGATRON. AUTOBOTS vs. DECEPTICONS. At the dawn of the conflict, battle lines are drawn and sides are set… now legends will be made. The war that would define a planet begins in earnest—and its revelations will shake the TRANSFORMERS’ world to the core!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-234-0
“This is a great new story arc for fans of any version of the Transformers.” –Geeked Out Nation

Transformers Animated: The Complete Allspark Almanac

Jim Sorenson, Bill Forster (w) • Various (a) • Marcelo Matere (c)
The Allspark Almanac is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind atlas to the amazing 2008 Animated series universe. Giving fans behind-the-scenes secrets directly from the show’s creators this volume is packed with full-color bios, character models, episode summaries, interviews, and more.
TPB • FC • $39.99 • 440 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-210-4
Collects both original volumes into one book!

Winterworld #0

Chuck Dixon (w) • Tommy Lee Edwards (a & c)
Tommy Lee Edwards comes to chill in Winterworld! This grand comics auteur joins with Chuck Dixon to create a single issue story that tells us of Wynn’s life before she met Scully. This is the tale of one childhood that’s brutal and short. We learn how Wynn survived alone in the frozen world of the future at an age when most kids are entering pre-school. Find out how Wynn became one tough teenager in this special event issue!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Tommy Lee Edwards joins the Winterworld team for this very special, one-shot origin of Wynn!

X-Files: Year Zero

Karl Kesel  (w) • Vic Malhotra, Greg Scott (a) • Carlos Valenzuela (c)
When a blue-collar worker from New Jersey passes prophetic messages to the FBI from a mysterious “Mr. Zero,” Mulder is convinced it is the same otherworldly entity that contacted the FBI through a suburban housewife in the 1940s. This similarly named “Mr. Xero” pointed the FBI toward many unusual cases, leading to the establishment of “the X-Files”!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-236-4
“If you are a long time X-Phile, then X-Files: Year Zero is shaping up to be a wonderful ride.” –Adventures In Poor Taste

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IDW 2014 Ghastly Award Winners! http://www.idwpublishing.com/idw-2014-ghastly-award-winners/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/idw-2014-ghastly-award-winners/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:01:07 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=77855 Named for acclaimed comics creator “Ghastly” Graham Ingles, the awards are created to honor excellence in Horror Comics. We are proud to announce the following IDW 2014 Ghastly Award Winners!

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Named for acclaimed comics creator “Ghastly” Graham Ingles, the awards are created to honor excellence in Horror Comics. We are proud to announce the following IDW 2014 Ghastly Award Winners!

Deadworld: Restoration – Best Limited Series

In the Dark – Best Anthology

The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics: The Worst of Eerie Publications (Yoe Books) – Best Archival Collection

Jay Fotos (Wraith: Welcome to Christmasland) – Best Colorist


Congrats to all that worked on these titles!


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FIENDSHIP is Magic Cover Artists, Sara Richard and Amy Mebberson, Discuss Their Favorite Beverages and Bad Guys http://www.idwpublishing.com/cover-artists-sara-richard-and-amy-mebberson-discuss-their-favorite-beverages-and-bad-guys/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/cover-artists-sara-richard-and-amy-mebberson-discuss-their-favorite-beverages-and-bad-guys/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:18:42 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=77827 In anticipation of the exciting first ever My Little Pony mini-series event, FIENDship is Magic​, which releases every Wednesday in April, we are featuring a weekly creator-interviewing-creator​ series. The creative teams behind each of the villain focused issues will ask each other the hard questions, or actually just the fun ones! This week meet the women behind the ​amazing covers, Sara Richard and Amy Mebberson!

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In anticipation of the exciting first ever My Little Pony mini-series event, FIENDship is Magic, which releases every Tuesday in April, we are featuring a weekly creator-interviewing-creator series. The creative teams behind each of the villain focused issues will ask each other the hard questions, or actually just the fun ones! This week meet the women behind the amazing covers, Sara Richard and Amy Mebberson!


S-RichardSara Richard as Interviewed by Amy Mebberson

So what beverage were you enjoying while creating these covers?

I think I was drinking a ton of coffee, CUZ COLORS!

So when people start cosplaying Dia de Los Muertos ponies thanks to your covers, can we see pictures?

I really hope people cosplay it! That’d be sweet and I’ll totally post pictures as I get them!

What moved you to do the sub covers in a Dia De Los Muertos theme for this project?

The goal was to come up with a theme for the Mane 6. I had a bunch of loose ideas that just didn’t seem as cool as a Dia Day Los Muertos set. I looove sugar skull make up designs so I had a lot of fun designing each pony’s own patterns based on their cutie marks and colors. I also had a lot of fun trying to figure out the color compositions of the backgrounds to accentuate the ponies and to not repeat. It was a fun little puzzle!

Every pony needs a foil. Who is your favorite MLP villain and why?

My favorite villains are a tie between Gilda and Chrysalis. Both for different reasons. Gilda is A FLIPPIN’ GRIFFON. And that’s just cool, griffons are cool. If I were a villain I’d think I’d be Gilda…maybe a bit nicer though. I get her “best around” attitude. Chrysalis is my other favorite because her design is so neat . Skeletons are for chumps, she’s got holes straight through her. So wicked.

What is your favorite thing about doing MLP covers?

My favorite thing about doing the MLP covers is that they are so much fun and that I’m able to put as many swirls as I want into them and stay true to my style and it’s all good by Bobby. (Thanks Bobby!) I love the freedom IDW allows with an artist being an individual and it’s so much fun to put these great characters into fun little stories within one image.

 


A-MebbersonAmy Mebberson as Interviewed by Sara Richard

What beverage were you enjoying while creating these covers?

I was drinking probably far too much Coke Zero.

These covers remind me of art history class for some reason ;) What was the inspiration for this covers A cover theme?

The inspiration was just that I had to make five villain covers that had a running theme. It didn’t take long for me to think of times when dynastic families ruled empires with good old-fashioned treachery, bribery, terror and bumping off their enemies with impunity! So the Borgias immediately sprang to mind and the rest was easy. I’ve done a lot of MLP parody covers, so it was super-fun stretching my painting muscle and taking it to the next level by parodying classic art.

Every pony needs a foil. Who is your favorite MLP villain and why?

My favourite MLP villain is Nightmare Moon. She’s such a drama queen! I got the Nightmare Moon talking Pony from Comic-Con a few years ago and she’s pretty awesome. Her power to shut down one of the immovable cycles of nature is terrifying, but she still says her star barrettes are FABULOUS!

 

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Get to Know a Clone: Cosima Niehaus http://www.idwpublishing.com/get-to-know-a-clone-cosima-niehaus/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/get-to-know-a-clone-cosima-niehaus/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:30:41 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=77303 She is smart, fun, and fearless. We got Cosima to take a break from studying in the lab to answer a few questions.

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She is smart, fun, and fearless. We got Cosima to take a break from studying in the lab to answer a few questions.


 

Vampires or Zombies?
Mmm, probably zombies. Decomposing joints would never hold up under stress of running, let alone vigorous walking. So — zombies. Safer bet.

Pet Peeve
Ignorance.

Role Model
Barbara McClintock. Her discovery of transposable elements is at the core of our current understanding of genetic expression and suppression.

Where you’ll find me on a Saturday night
Making science with someone special… Or having a dance party with my sisters.

 

Cosima Niehaus

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ZvArt Contest #3: The ZvR Video Game Edition http://www.idwpublishing.com/zvart-contest-3-the-zvr-video-game-edition/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/zvart-contest-3-the-zvr-video-game-edition/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:00:04 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=77540 The post ZvArt Contest #3: The ZvR Video Game Edition appeared first on IDW Publishing.

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ZvR #6- Mark Torres

We all agree it’s a travesty that there’s not a Zombies vs Robots video game of some sort, right? Right. So, since we can’t do anything about that here, we can at the very least show the world what they’re missing. In the spirit of the old-school-game cover for ZvR 6, where Mark Torres is doing his best “Dig-Dug” impression using zombies and robots, the third ZvArt Contest asks you to follow suit!

Design your best video game image using Zombies and Robots — it can be an 8-bit thing, a Halo riff, a Snood take-off, an Arkham Asylum homage, a Monument Valley knock-off (god, now I really want to see all of these things actually come to pass…), or any other version of a ZvR game.

Winners will be selected by a committee of game-loving IDW staffers, but all entrants will get some sort of signed ZvR swag as thanks for entering. And all entries could be shown online and printed in the back of the comic, so you entering comes with an implied “okay to post/print” unless we’re told otherwise.

And as always, thanks for playing along! I love seeing these different versions of ZvR.
-Chris

Submit your entries to contests@idwpublishing.com.

Be sure to write, “Ok to Print,” somewhere in the subject.

Contest entries must be received by March 11, 2015!

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ZvArt Contest #2: Deface and Disfigure – The Winner and Runner Ups! http://www.idwpublishing.com/zvart-contest-2-deface-and-disfigure-the-winner-and-runner-ups/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/zvart-contest-2-deface-and-disfigure-the-winner-and-runner-ups/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:00:53 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=77519 and the winner is...

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The winner

The Winner is Jack Seber Merolla

The Runner Ups

Elvin Ching Craig Bruyn Scott Joseph Agis Lertas Matt Gessford Kitty Curran Mikobioo

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Delving into Backgrounds and Focusing on the Important Moments http://www.idwpublishing.com/delving-into-backgrounds-and-focusing-on-the-important-moments/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/delving-into-backgrounds-and-focusing-on-the-important-moments/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:40:39 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=77570 Jody Houser Discusses Writing for the Orphan Black Comic Series

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jody-houserJody Houser Discusses Writing for the Orphan Black Comic Series

How will the plot in comic books differ from the TV show?

The plot in the comics will tie into events in the TV series, but will go deeper into the minds and the backgrounds of the characters. My goal is to use the comic medium to its full advantage and tell stories that might not work as well on screen as they do on the page.

What inspired the new material you’ve written about the clones’ lives?

John and Graeme have developed histories for the clones beyond what we’ve seen so far on the show. A lot of the flashbacks in the comic will be pulling from those ideas and developing them further. For example, we know a bit about how Mrs. S came to take in Sarah, but what was their first meeting really like? I like delving into the backgrounds and focusing on the important character moments, the memories that are an integral part of who they are.

What was your reaction when you found out you would be writing a comic book based on such a wildly popular TV show?

I found out I was under consideration for the book at San Diego Comic-Con, shortly after the comic was announced. I’d dropped by IDW to say hi and Denton Tipton and Sarah Gaydos told me the news. I think there was some profanity uttered on my part. I didn’t expect my first book to be for such a cult-favorite property. The best part was I’d just come from the BBC America setup where they had an Orphan Black photo booth that put your face on each of the clones who has an issue in the miniseries. Clearly it was fate!

What’s your favorite episode of Orphan Black, and why?

It’s really hard to pick a single episode out of such a serialized show like Orphan Black, but I think Variation Under Nature (1.3) might be my favorite because it’s the point where I really knew I was hooked. The sci-fi elements kick into high gear, the audience gets a glimpse of just how deep the rabbit hole goes, and three of our main clones really get their introduction. Variations Under Domestication (1.6) and Knowledge of Causes, and Secret Motion of Things (2.7) are also favorites because of their great character moments and excellent use of craft supplies to further the plot.

If you had to be stuck in a room with any one of the characters, which one would it be, and why?

Cosima. She’d be a blast to hang out with and I’d probably learn a fair amount at the same time. It helps that she’s also the clone least likely to aim/use a weapon at/on another person.

Second choice would probably Felix, but I’d rather see his sharp commentary skills out in the world rather than trapped in a room.

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In Stores February 25, 2015 http://www.idwpublishing.com/in-stores-february-25-2015/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/in-stores-february-25-2015/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:04:38 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=77564

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Airboy Archives, Vol. 3

Chuck Dixon, Michael T. Gilbert, Timothy Truman, Michael H. Price (w) • Gary Kwapisz, Graham Nolan, Ron Randall, Dan Spiegle, Larry Elmore, Michael T. Gilbert, Stan Woch, John K. Snyder III (a) • Timothy Truman (c)

Collecting the Eclipse Comics series issues #26–34, the one-shots Air Maiden’s Special, Airboy and Mr. Monster, and Airboy Meets the Prowler, plus all of the Skywolf backup stories.

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 308 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-216-6

Collected for the first time!
Volume 3 of 5!

Creature Cops: Special Varmint Unit #2

Rob Anderson (w) • Fernando Melek, Novo Malgapo (a & c)

A pack of griffins is on the loose and tearing up the city—and that’s the least of the problems for this band of misfit animal cops! A dead (human) body has veteran officer Kaminski on the trail of a hybrid animal fighting ring… that might just be related to a ten-year-old cold case that nearly ended Kaminski’s career—and life!

FC • 32 pages  • $3.99

·      The (human) murder investigation deepens!

·      A creature that you—and the officers—never expected!

·      Plus, more panda dogs than you can shake a stick at!

D4VE #1

Ryan Ferrier (w) • Valentin Ramon (a) • Fiona Staples (c)

Primetime TV; mortgages; traffic jams. The robots conquered earth, wiping out all life in the galaxy, but nothing changed. Meet D4VE, the greatest robot war hero, now trapped behind a desk at a soul-sucking day job. Can something, somewhere snap him out of this slump? This is D4VE’s mid-life. Crisis.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Featuring a cover by Saga artist, Fiona Staples!!
“D4VE is a master class in robotic mid life crisis and is ripe with laughs.” – Bloody Disgusting
“Both Ferrier and Ramon are relative newcomers to the industry, but their outstanding work on D4VE makes them two creators to keep an eye on in the future” – The AV Club
Variant Cover by Valentin Ramon!

Dead Squad #4

Matthew Federman & Stephen Scaia (w) • Michael Montenat (a) • Blond (c)

Creators/Writers Matthew Federman & Stephen Scaia (Jericho, Human Target) take Dead Squad #4 down a solemn and surprising road. The Dead Squad’s former commanding officer, Colonel Fischer, turned traitor and snuffed the lives of his own men to cover his tracks. Now a temporarily reanimated Blake, Hooper, and Shane have Fisher in their custody. Will the Dead Squad recover the cutting-edge biotics that might extend their stays of execution? Or will they be thwarted by the next step in Fisher’s plan?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Galaxy Quest: The Journey Continues #2

Erik Burnham (w) • Nacho Arranz (a & c)

The cast of the GALAXY QUEST have enjoyed a career resurgence since returning from their intergalactic adventure, but all that is about to be interrupted by Qint, an alien with a very surprising ax to grind against Jason Nesmith and the crew of the NSEA Protector!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Picking up where the classic movie with the massive cult following left off!
Written by Erik Burnham (Ghostbusters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)!

Garbage Pail Kids: Love Stinks

Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Mark Pingitore, Joe Simko, Various (w & a) • Pingitore (c)

In December, the Garbage Pail Kids were dragged kicking and screaming into the world of comic books. Now, those miscreants are right where you’d expect to find them… in love? That can’t be right, you say? Well, if loving GPK is wrong, we don’t want to be right. So join the Kids as they celebrate Valentine’s Day the only way they know how: the exchange of bodily fluids (and solids)!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Garbage Pail Kids: Love Stinks—Deluxe Edition

Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Mark Pingitore, Joe Simko, Various (w & a) • Haspiel (c)

A variant cover from Dean Haspiel, shrink-wrapped with an exclusive official GPK sticker by Brent Engstrom!

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

Revisit the pop-culture phenomenon from the minds of Art Spiegelman, Mark Newgarden, John Pound, and many others!
Featuring the most loved creators in alternative comics!
Classic GPK Bowen Arrow variant cover

G.I. JOE, Vol. 1: The Fall of G.I. JOE

Karen Traviss (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Jeffrey Veregge (c)

DOES THE WORLD NEED G.I. JOE? Cobra has become an international peacekeeping force… and the future of G.I. JOE looks bleak. SCARLETT leads what’s left of America’s ultimate fighting force—but will she be able to keep the team together? Real-world action and politics collide… and nothing will be the same.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-220-3

Collects the first four issues of the new series.

G.I. JOE: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #2

Mike Costa (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a & c)

SNAKE EYES begins his mission for COBRA: tracking down the former COBRA COMMANDER’s son and bringing him in. But SNAKE EYES is not the only COBRA agent on the hunt… as Storm Shadow enters the fray, looking for revenge!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Will Storm Shadow have his revenge against SNAKE EYES?

Haunted Horror #15

Various (w & a) • Bernard Baily (c)

Beware! The dead are walking again! Under this terrifying Bernard Baily cover you’ll find a crypt-full of never reprinted Pre-Code classic horror comics by brilliant artists!

The comics the U.S. Senate, Dr. Fredric Wertham, and your mom didn’t want you to see! You’ll discover grisly, gory, gruesome art and shocking stories in these banned comic–all lovingly restored!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Joe Frankenstein #1

Graham Nolan & Chuck Dixon (w) • Graham Nolan (a & c)

An action/horror/adventure tale by the creators of Bane, Graham Nolan and Chuck Dixon! Young Joe Pratt discovers, upon meeting the monster of his ancestor, that he is the heir to the Frankenstein name. A legacy that may get him killed if the creatures of the night have their way…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

• All-new series by the creators of Batman villain, Bane!

Judge Dredd: Anderson, Psi-Division

Matt Smith (w) • Carl Critchlow (a) • Mimi Yoon (c)

In an all-new adventure from Cassandra Anderson’s early days in the Mega-City One Psi-Division, writer Matt Smith and artist Carl Critchlow present “King of the Six Sectors.” It all starts with Anderson awaking from an unusually strong vision of an attack on the Megapolitan Museum showcasing Cursed Earth artifacts.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-221-0

“Smith’s sonorous script enriches a visual narrative that could easily have told the story on its own.” –BigComicPage.com

My Little Pony: Adventures in Friendship, Vol. 2 HC

Ted Anderson, Bobby Curnow, Alex De Campi (w) • Ben Bates, Brenda Hickey, Carla Speed McNeil (a) • Sara Richard (c)

The adventures continue with these tales of fun and friends! Featuring one-shots about Pinkie Pie and Applejack, plus a third story of the two friends entering a baking contest!

HC • FC • $9.99 • 76 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-225-8

Great for kids!

Orphan Black #1

John Fawcett, Graeme Manson & Jody Houser (w) • Szymon Kudranski (a) • Cat Staggs x8 (c)

One. Of a kind. Sarah’s life was changed dramatically after witnessing the suicide of a woman who looked just like her. Sarah learned that, not only were she and the woman clones, but there were others just like them, and dangerous factions at work set on capturing them all. Now, the mysterious world of Orphan Black widens, with new layers of the conspiracy being peeled back in this miniseries by co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Orphan Black co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett expands on the saga with all-new material exclusive to the comic books!
Includes clues and Easter eggs for the highly anticipated third season, coming in April!
Each issue will explore the life of a different clone, starting with Sarah!
Art this issue provided by Szymon Kudranski (Spawn, Detective Comics)!
The first issue includes eight covers, each depicting Sarah with another clone or Felix!
Variant Cover by Nick Runge!

Orphan Black #1 Complete Box Set

Want to collect all the covers, but don’t have the time to chase them down? Buy the entire set, which comes in a deluxe collectible box! Includes all eight standard covers!

FC • 32 x 8 pages • $29.99

 

Star Trek #42—Five-Year Mission

Mike Johnson (w) • Cat Staggs (a & c)

“Behemoth,” part 2 of 2: In the epic finale of “Behemoth”, the crew of the Enterprise faces an alien threat unlike any they have encountered before – in any timeline! It’s a race against time to save the ship or be stranded in uncharted space! Don’t miss this all-new adventure overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci, director of the new movie!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutanimals #1

Paul Allor (w) • Andy Kuhn (a & c)

Old Hob, Slash, Herman the Hermit Crab, Mondo Gecko and Pigeon Pete have become a force to be reckoned with in the TMNT ongoing — and now they’ve got their own miniseries, in which their teamwork will be put to the ultimate test! When someone close to the group is kidnapped, the Mutanimals end up on an adventure more wild and dangerous than they could have imagined! What mysteries lurk at…The Null Group?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The fan-favorite mutant group reimagined for a new generation!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #20

Landry Walker (w) • Dario Brizuela, Chad Thomas (a) • Brizuela (c)

“Flavor of Fear” part 2! Michelangelo has uncovered the hidden truth behind everyone’s strange behavior! With his brothers incapacitated by a devastating mental attack, it’s up to Mikey to save the day!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #43

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Cory Smith (a) • Smith, Eastman (c)

“Attack on Technodrome” Part 3! A major battle on Burnow Island unfolds! Will the Turtles be able to help Fugitoid to deactivate the Technodrome before it’s too late? Meanwhile, Splinter and the Mutanimals go up against Karai and the Foot!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Twists and turns abound in one of the biggest storylines yet!
Variant Cover by Aaron Conley!

Transformers: Drift—Empire of Stone #4

Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a & c)

FINAL FATE! This is it—DRIFT and RATCHET show down against the STONE ARMY! Will DRIFT rejoin the AUTOBOTS—or forge a new fate in the farthest reaches of the galaxy?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

This issue’s fallout will impact TRANSFORMERS comics for years to come!
Ties in directly MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!

Zombies vs Robots #2

Chris Ryall, Steve Niles (w) • Anthony Diecidue, Val Mayerik (a) • Ashley Wood (c)

“Inherit the Earth!,” part 2! Even on a dead, nuked Earth, the zombies remain. But how? And both the dead and some of the bots seem to have gained sentience? But why? Also: new humans join the fight? But who? Some answers and more questions are presented here! And in “The Orphan,” part 2, a new friendship is threatened by, of course, hordes of zombies and one very disturbed robot.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

An all-new ongoing series that “roboots” ZvR!
Ongoing stories written by ZvR co-creator Chris Ryall and The October Faction creator Steve Niles!
Interior art by Anthony Diecidue, Howard the Duck co-creator Val Mayerik!
Covers by ZvR co-creator Ashley Wood and James Stokoe!

 

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The winner of the first ZvArt Contest is Matthew Ryan Sweet

and the Runner Ups!

Andy Piver Craig Bruyn Daryl Ryan Eduardo Jimenez Elizabeth Reed Matt Gessford Mikobioo Naratani

 

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Orphan Black #1 A Cover by Cat Staggs Credits page 1 page 2 page 3 page 4 page 5

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Zombies vs Robots #2 A-Cover by Ashley Wood page 1 page 2 page 3 page 4 page 5 page6

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