IDW Publishing http://www.idwpublishing.com Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:50:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Get To Know a Clone: Sarah Manning and Helena http://www.idwpublishing.com/get-know-clone-sarah-manning-helena/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/get-know-clone-sarah-manning-helena/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:36:43 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=76003 The mysterious world of Orphan Black widens, with new layers of the conspiracy being peeled back in the upcoming IDW comic miniseries by co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson! To get readers caught up with the ever growing list of clones involved with the series, we will be featuring a different clone in our blog posts titled "Get to Know a Clone."

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The mysterious world of Orphan Black widens, with new layers of the conspiracy being peeled back in the upcoming IDW comic miniseries by co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson! To get readers caught up with the ever growing list of clones involved with the series, we will be featuring a different clone in our blog posts titled “Get to Know a Clone.”

To get things started we have decided to give you a double shot. This week we are featuring Sarah Manning and Helena. What happens when you take to identical beings and raise them in entirely different environments? Scientists have long argued over what has a greater influence, nature or nurture. They obviously never met Helena.


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Sarah Manning

Favorite Hobby: Spending time with Monkey.

Biggest Fear: Something happening to Kira and my family because of me.

Dream Job: Like the whole 9-to-5 deal? Yeah, not for me. (Interviewer shakes head and indicates they aren’t satisfied with the response )
Fine. Not a cop. That work?

Favorite Memory from Childhood: When Mrs. S pulled Felix and me out of school, told us we were leaving for a new country. The fresh start didn’t really take, but for a moment, it seemed perfect.

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Helena

Dream Vacation Spot: Being with the Sestra and singing and jello.

Most Embarrassing Moment: What is this word?

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: I try all of them to know, yes?

Best Piece of Advice I Ever Received: You are strong. You will survive.

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Angry Birds Comics #8

Anastasia Heinzl & Various (w) • Marco Gervasio & Various (a) • Gervasio (c)

The Angry Birds slingshot themselves into more hijinx… or maybe they won’t! When Chuck, the yellow bird, accidentally breaks the only slingshot on Piggy Island, it’s up to all the birds to find a new way to defend the eggs from those insatiable pigs!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Angry Birds/Transformers #3

John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c)

RAMP-EGG! When the Angry Birds’ precious eggs become leg-having, weapon-bearing rampaging eggs of mass destruction, the Autobirds must team up with the Deceptihogs to save Piggy Island! How much more mixed-up can this mash-up possibly get?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Written by John Barber (TRANSFORMERS, TRANSFORMERS vs G.I. JOE)!

 

Creature Cops: Special Varmint Unit # 1

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

In a world where a rhino can be gene-spliced with a dog, freakish animals are everywhere, and the Creature Cops have to deal with them! From vicious gator-snakes to cute panda-dogs, these animal cops think they’ve seen it all… until they discover a nest of illegal hybrids that resemble mythological griffins, and suddenly find themselves on the trail of a death cult with even darker plans…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Panda Dogs! Tiger Hounds! Griffins?!?
Please don’t feed the animals… your hand!
For fans of police procedurals… science fiction… and crazy creatures!

 

Doberman #5

Rob Rosell, Scott Marder, and Jack Lambert (w) • Brandon McKinney (a) • Bernard Chang (c)

A hot chick held hostage by a maniacal villain? Must be a Tuesday… when über-villain Kane kidnaps Frank Doberano’s therapist/ladyfriend, you can bet there’s gonna be a showdown. Doberman must infiltrate Kane’s compound, take down the heavily armed guards, and not get shot by his own partner… while sober!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

G.I. JOE: The IDW Collection, Vol. 5

David Lapham, Brian Reed, Mike Raicht, Chuck Dixon, Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (w) • Werther Dell’Edera, Joe Suitor, Giovanni Timpano, Robert Atkins, Allan Goldman, Antonio Fuso, S L Gallant, Chee (a) • Paul Shipper (c)

Presenting all of IDW’s G.I. JOE series in recommended reading order. Includes G.I. JOE: Origins #20–23, G.I. JOE Special: Helix, G.I. JOE: Infestation, G.I. JOE #23–27, and G.I. JOE: Cobra #10–13.

HC • FC • $49.99 • 364 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-103-9

•    The fastest way to catch up on your G.I. JOE!

 

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #210

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

Revanche and the Blue Ninjas have set their sights on the Arashikage clan, bringing the fight to Japan! Meanwhile, COBRA members COPPERHEAD, SCRAP IRON, and FIREFLY set their sinister plan into motion…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•    Variant sketch cover by Larry Hama!

 

GODZILLA: RULERS OF EARTH #20

Chris Mowry (w)Matt Frank (a & c)

It’s Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla for the ultimate rematch. The Cryog invasion reaches its zenith as new monsters attack across the globe! What unexpected character will Lucy meet?
FC • 32 pages $3.99

 

Judge Dredd #27

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Mark Torres (c)

“Mega-City Manhunt, part 3”—A frantic Chief Justice Cal resorts to drastic measures to capture the fugitive Judge Dredd–deputizing every single citizen as a street judge for a 24 hour period! The citizen-judge who takes down Dredd will win cold hard cash, free healthcare for life, and his/her own reality show. But the plan breaks down when too many citizens take the law into their own hands…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

KATABASIS I

Kasra Ghanbari (w) • Menton3 (a & c)
In Greek mythology, a Katabasis was the journey to the underworld and into one’s shadow Self to confront and attempt to overcome elements of one’s own psyche.
KATABASIS I is an art book with mythological and historical references that presents all the works displayed at the sold out menton3 Last Rites Gallery show “KATABASIS I” held during April 2014 in New York City.
The book includes developmental works that were part of menton3’s inward journey to bring forth the images, as well as in-depth discussion and analysis covering experiences and understandings from the process of creating the pieces along with the presentation of Katabasis from mythology with a focus on the classic story of Orpheus and Eurydice.
TPB • FC • $11.99 • 72 pages • 8” x 8” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-200-5
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•     In collaboration with 44FLOOD!

 

The Life Eaters

David Brin (w) • Scott Hampton (a & c)

Imagine a world in which the Axis forces of World War II suddenly were propelled to victory over the Allies… prompted by aid from the ancient gods of Norse mythology! Welcome to the alternate reality of The Life Eaters, written by award-winning author David Brin with lush painted art by Scott Hampton.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-201-2

•      “Very good science fiction, fantasy, and alternate history.” –Scifi.com

 

The Maxx: Maxximized #16

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

Newly colorized! Sarah finally learns everything from her dad’s tapes, but she might not last long enough to share this newfound knowledge since she’s stuck in jail with a black Isz for a cellmate! Turns out she has one more lesson to learn: sometimes you have to be ugly… to survive.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #27

Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Price, Tony Fleecs (c)

Timberwolves invade Ponyville! They’re just the start of the troubles for our ponies though as many other mystical creatures emerge from Everfree Forest. What could be causing the mass migration and how can the balance of nature be restored?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

New story arc from Katie Cook and Andy Price!
Variant Cover by Paulina Ganucheau!

 

Powerpuff Girls Super Smash-Up #1—SPOTLIGHT

Derek Charm, Jeremy Whitley (w) • Charm, Jorge Monlongo (a) • Charm (c)

Just when you thought you’d seen it all, Cartoon Network Crossover Craziness continues! After their victory in the Super Secret Crisis War, the Powerpuff Girls take it easy with a rare VIP tour of Dexter’s Laboratory! But when tag-along Dee Dee accidentally activates Dexter’s newest invention, the fate of the entire multiverse is suddenly at stake! Plus: a bonus Courage the Cowardly Dog story by the Glyph- and Eisner-nominated Princeless’s Jeremy Whitley!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Hot on the heels of the hit Super Secret Crisis War!, this Powerpuff Girls series sees Townsville’s heroes bouncing universe to universe, visiting friends old and new, and kicking major butt!

·      Each issue will feature a stand-alone B story featuring Cartoon Network’s most beloved characters!

 

Rot & Ruin #5

Jonathan Maberry (w) • Tony Vargas (a) • Alex Ronald (c)

“Warrior Smart,” conclusion! Benny and Chong are exiled from the farm–without weapons and surrounded by zombies. Nix and Lilah are prisoners, and if Farmer John gets his way, they’ll live their lives in a terrible kind of slavery. How far are four teens willing to go to save those they love? Maberry and Vargas bring the four young samurai to the brink of madness, where every choice is a bad choice and the hungry dead are at the door.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Official new stories set in the hit Rot & Ruin prose novel series!

·      The thrilling conclusion to the Warrior Smart story arc, tying directly into the novels!

 

Skylanders #5

Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • Massimo Asaro (a) • Fico Ossio (c)

Now bi-weekly! The brand-new, three-issue story arc, “Legendary,” continues! Join us for this special bi-weekly event as some of your favorite Skylander characters face grueling tests, outrageous challenges, and the vilest of villains to gain Legendary status!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

The Squidder

Ben Templesmith (w & a & c)

An old soldier from a forgotten war in a post-apocalyptic world that has left him behind is one of the last of the legendary Squidder Legions. Can a discarded relic with a death wish and a rebellious Squid priestess overthrow humanity’s tentacled alien overlords? Ben Templesmith returns to his roots to finally do the tentacle/Cthulhu-orientated book he’s always promised!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-205-0

·      “Fans have long admired the creator’s creepily gnarled and beautifully imagined art, but it’s his writing that’s stood out thus far, his world building engaging and well plotted.” –IGN

 

TMNT Color Classics Vol. 3 #2

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Jim Lawson (w & a) • A.C. Farley (c)

The TMNT Color Classics line continues, presenting another classic Mirage storyline in all-new full color! In “Shades of Gray, Part Two,” Casey Jones deals with the aftermath of accidentally killing a street thug in self-defense. Will Casey find order from the chaos before he does harm to himself… or to those closest to him? Originally printed in black and white as TMNT v1 #49.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The prelude to the classic City at War arc, in all-new full color!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #4 (of 4)

Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz  (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)

The supernaturally awesome conclusion to the blockbuster crossover is here! Ghostly forces converge on the Ghostbusters HQ, and the Turtles’ opportunity to get back home is fast dwindling! The two teams’ last-ditch efforts may come too late!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

This conclusion will affect the future of both the TMNT and Ghostbusters!

 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 10: New Mutant Order

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

Shredder and Kraang finally meet up but will they be able to overcome their differences and join forces? Meanwhile, Old Hob has perfected the art of making mutants! With the ranks of his mutant gang swelling, the Turtles will have to determine if they can truly trust Hob against the Foot. Collects issues #37 – 40.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-233-3

 

Transformers: Drift—Empire of Stone #3

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

THE STONE ARMY! The secrets of DRIFT’S past become his present-day problems… and RATCHET’S none too happy about being dragged along!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Ties in directly to MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!

 

V-Wars #10

Jonathan Maberry (w) • Alan Robinson (a) • Ryan Brown (c)

Major new character revealed! As the search for a v-gene screener heats up, LaShonda and Taurus are on the hunt for a powerful new player on the scene, Strega! But, when an opportunity arises for LaShonda to let Taurus die, will she allow her prejudice of vampires over-ride the needs of the mission?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      By New York Times best-selling author, Jonathan Maberry!

·      Introducing a major new character, Strega!

 

Winterworld #6

Chuck Dixon (w) • Tomas Giorello (a) • Butch Guice (c)

Snowblind! Scully is sightless and must rely on Wynn to survive in a world that seeks to kill them at every turn. Their stolen vehicle is carjacked in turn by even more dangerous lowlifes. And their oldest enemy, Skitters, has stalked them across two frozen oceans and two icy continents and is now within striking distance. It’s a cruel world populated by crueler people where each day, each moment, might be your last.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      The smash hit, sold-out series continues with a new story arc!

·      Written & co-created by Chuck Dixon (G.I. JOE, Batman, Nightwing)!

·      New story arc art by illustrator Tomas Giorello (King Conan, Batman & Robin, Earth 2)!

 

The X-Files: Season 10 #20

Joe Harris (w) • Tom Mandrake (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

“G-23,” part 2 of 2: A government plot leads Mulder to ponder his early days as a cadet at Quantico, including his relationship with Diana Fowley and the fateful day that he found the iconic “I Want to Believe” poster. But the intrigue goes even further back in time, to when Bill Mulder was partnered with the Cigarette Smoking Man.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Ask your retailer about the variant cover by Tom Mandrake (The Spectre, Sidekick)!

·      The most offbeat X-Files story yet!

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IDW Debuts Collection of Disney Comics Starting This April http://www.idwpublishing.com/idw-debuts-collection-disney-comics-starting-april/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/idw-debuts-collection-disney-comics-starting-april/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:39:44 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=75766 Multi-tiered Publishing Plan Brings Classic Characters To New Audiences

IDW Publishing is proud to announce that they will debut a new collection of Disney Comics beginning in March 2015 with the publication of Don Rosa’s Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck Artist’s Edition, followed by four extra-length comic series launches in April, May, June, and July.

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Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge #1Multi-tiered Publishing Plan Brings Classic Characters To New Audiences

IDW Publishing is proud to announce that they will debut a new collection of Disney Comics beginning in March 2015 with the publication of Don Rosa’s Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck Artist’s Edition, followed by four extra-length comic series launches in April, May, June, and July.

April sees the debut of Uncle Scrooge #1, which will feature the best tales from creators around the world starring the iconic tycoon adventurer. Donald Duck #1 launches in May, Mickey Mouse #1 in June, and in July, Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories will maintain the original numbering and launch with #721 as the first IDW issue.

The chance to bring Disney comics to fans, both old and new, is a fantastic opportunity. We cannot wait to get these into the hands of readers! – Sarah Gaydos, IDW editor

All four premiere issues will offer 48 pages of content for $3.99, with subsequent issues offering 40 pages per issue for that same cover price.

It’s the best bargain in the business,no wonder it’s attracted Scrooge McDuck! And we’ll be attracting a big following, too—with stories by epic talents like Romano Scarpa, Daan Jippes, Casty, Giorgio Cavazzano, and Al Taliaferro. – David Gerstein, IDW archival editor

Each issue will feature two regular covers, as well as a unique cover that places the characters in different environments that feature theme park attractions—including April’s Adventureland-themed cover—and other very familiar settings and costumes.


If you aren’t already an avid collector, you will be!

April 2015 – Adventureland
Uncle Scrooge #1 (48pg)

May 2015 – Tomorrowland
Uncle Scrooge #2 (40pg)
Donald Duck #1 (48pg)

June 2015 – So special we cannot tell you yet!
Uncle Scrooge #3 (40pg)
Donald Duck #2 (40pg)
Mickey Mouse #1 (48pg)

July 2015 – Fantasyland
Uncle Scrooge #4 (40pg)
Donald Duck #3 (40pg)
Mickey Mouse #2 (40pg)
Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #721 (48pg)

August 2015 – EPCOT Center
Uncle Scrooge #5 (40pg)
Donald Duck #4 (40pg)
Mickey Mouse #3 (40pg)
Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #722 (40pg)
Uncle Scrooge TPB, Vol. 1

September 2015 – Frontierland
Uncle Scrooge #6 (40pg)
Donald Duck #5 (40pg)
Mickey Mouse #4 (40pg)
Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #723 (40pg)
Mickey Mouse TPB, Vol. 1

October 2015 – Haunted Mansion
Uncle Scrooge #7 (40pg)
Donald Duck #6 (40pg)
Mickey Mouse #5 (40pg)
Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #724 (40pg)
Donald Duck TPB, Vol. 1

November 2015 – Toontown
Uncle Scrooge #8 (40pg)
Donald Duck #7 (40pg)
Mickey Mouse #6 (40pg)
Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #725 (40pg)
Uncle Scrooge TPB, Vol. 2
Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories TPB, Vol. 1

December 2015 – Top Secret!
Uncle Scrooge #9 (40pg)
Donald Duck #8 (40pg)
Mickey Mouse #7 (40pg)
Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #726 (40pg)
Mickey Mouse TPB Vol 2

Disney Calendar of Events


The new IDW titles including Donald, Mickey, and Scrooge will be #1s, but will continue their classic legacy number inside the issues.

In addition to the monthly comics released in print, IDW will also be bringing Disney Comics into new territories with Micro Comic Fun Packs, and subsequent Artist’s Editions, too. Details on titles and release schedules will follow.

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Monthly Disney Comics are back, from IDW! http://www.idwpublishing.com/monthly-disney-comics-back-idw/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/monthly-disney-comics-back-idw/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:39:03 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=75687 IDW Publishing announced that they will bring Disney comics to print in a number of exciting formats. Beginning April 2015, fans can expect to see the first wave of classics featured in an array of award-winning and innovative publications from IDW.

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IDW Publishing announced that they will bring Disney comics to print in a number of exciting formats. Beginning April 2015, fans can expect to see the first wave of classics featured in an array of award-winning and innovative publications from IDW.

This monumental collaboration kicks off with multiple monthly series featuring some of the most iconic characters of all time: Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Pluto, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, and many more! Re-presenting acclaimed comics from the past and today, these series will highlight the best and brightest of Disney’s impressive comic catalogue.

Disney Calendar of Events

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Congressman John Lewis Recruits Another Generation to MARCH with New Graphic Novel http://www.idwpublishing.com/congressman-john-lewis-recruits-another-generation-march-new-graphic-novel/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/congressman-john-lewis-recruits-another-generation-march-new-graphic-novel/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:14:57 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=75664 At a time when, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the majority of states earn a D or F grade in teaching the Civil Rights Movement to their young people, March has quickly become a key resource for schools, libraries, activists, and the general reader. It’s been adopted in classrooms nationwide, spent 40 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List, and even become the first graphic novel to win a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. What's more, three major universities have planned their freshman orientations around March, compelling 15,000 students nationwide to read and discuss it in a single month.

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John Lewis has been many things in his career: a civil rights activist, a featured speaker at the March on Washington, a leader of the “Bloody Sunday” march in Selma, a respected member of Congress, a recipient of the Medal of Freedom, and a worldwide symbol of the power of nonviolent protest.

With his latest project, he’s added “#1 bestselling author,” as his multi-part graphic novel autobiography, March, has become a smash success. Today, the long-awaited March Book Two reaches store shelves, poised to be even bigger than its predecessor — and perhaps even more relevant to this day and age. With March: Book TwoCongressman LewisAndrew Aydin, and Nate Powell give us a first-hand experience of milestone events that transformed the nation, including the 1961 Freedom Rides and the 1963 March on Washington.

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At a time when, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the majority of states earn a D or F grade in teaching the Civil Rights Movement to their young people, March has quickly become a key resource for schools, libraries, activists, and the general reader. It’s been adopted in classrooms nationwide, spent 40 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List, and even become the first graphic novel to win a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. What’s more, three major universities have planned their freshman orientations around March, compelling 15,000 students nationwide to read and discuss it in a single month.

Why a graphic novel? Because John Lewis remembers the impact that a 1957 comic book “Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story” had on him and his whole generation, inspiring them to take up nonviolence and join the civil rights movement. Now he’s having the same impact on young people today.

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As America continues to grapple with issues of race and the legacy of the civil rights movement, March offers an unforgettable success story and a way forward — one that’s already been embraced by countless readers who are looking for hope today.
Congressman John Lewis is an international icon, and his story is now more essential than ever. See why this project has become such a phenomenon — join the March!

“With March, Congressman John Lewis takes us behind the scenes of some of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement. In graphic novel form, his first-hand account makes these historic events both accessible and relevant to an entire new generation of Americans.” — LEVAR BURTON

“Essential reading… March is a moving and important achievement.” — USA Today

“Riveting.” — O, The Oprah Magazine

“An astonishingly accomplished graphic memoir.” — NPR

“Visually stunning… This insider’s view of the civil rights movement should be required reading for young and old; not to be missed.”— School Library Journal (starred review)


About Top Shelf Productions
Top Shelf Productions, based in Marietta, Georgia, has published critically acclaimed and popularly beloved graphic novels since 1997. Now an imprint of IDW Publishing, Top Shelf continues to showcase the vanguard of the comics medium, publishing works of literary sophistication, visionary artistry, and personal resonance.

IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books and graphic novels, renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles. Based in San Diego, California, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the comics industry, and operates such acclaimed imprints as the Library of American Comics, Yoe! Books, IDW Artist’s Editions, and Top Shelf Productions.

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Batman: The Silver Age Newspaper Comics, Vol. 2: 1968-1969—SPOTLIGHT

Whitney Ellsworth (w) • Joe Giella, Al Plastino (a) • Pete Poplaski (c)

In this second volume, produced in partnership with DC Entertainment, Batman’s rare 1960s newspaper adventures continue. Will Batman and Robin survive the double-dealings of Madame Zodiac, not to mention the redoubtable Blue Max? If so, can the Caped Crusader then survive being trapped on an island with an atomic time bomb beneath him? Can his friend Superman save him when the Man of Steel might not be able to save himself? Can Aquaman come to rescue them both? The answers to these questions—and many more—are in this breathtaking Bat-Volume.

HC • PC • $49.99 • 256 pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-121-3

Reprinting all daily and Sunday strips from January 1, 1968 through May 31, 1969!

 

The Bigger Bang #3

D.J. Kirkbride (w) • Vassilis Gogtzilas (a & c)

Has Cosmos found his place in the multi-verse?! Why is Thulu holding secret meetings with agents of Voltrax 4?! Can Wyan reconcile her feelings for Cosmos and her duty to her king?! Annnnd… just what would happen if Cosmos tried to absorb a supernova?! Find out in the penultimate issue of THE BIGGER BANG!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

“The Bigger Bang is totally larger-than-life with crazy art to match the scope.”—Sina Grace (Burn the Orphanage, Li’l Depressed Boy)

 

Borderlands #6: Tannis & The Vault Part 2 

Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a & c)

After finding the Dying Vault Scrolls, the group looks to Tannis to try and make sense of them. But the only way for Tannis to do that is to dive back into the most painful parts of her time on Pandora — the times that drove her from her sanity!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Borderlands: The Fall of Fyrestone, Vol. 1

Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Sergio Davila (c)

The epic story of Borderlands continues in this new series, where fans find out what happens after Roland, Mordecai, Lilith, and Brick step off of Marcus’ bus. As soon as they arrive in the once-prosperous town of Fyrestone, they realize that Pandora is a far more dangerous planet than they first imagined.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-195-4

Collects the first four issues.

“Neumann’s storytelling sucks you right back in to the world established by the game, and the gorgeous artwork makes this a really easy story to get lost in.” –WeTheNerdy.com

 

Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War!, Vol. 1

Louise Simonson (w) • Derek Charm (a & c)

The devious demon Aku has called together a League of Extraordinary Villains—composed of malevolent miscreants from different cartoon universes. When their evil robots show up in the worlds of The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Samurai Jack, Dexter’s Laboratory, and (even) Ed, Edd and Eddy, it’s up to all of these fearless heroes to band together and put an end to the League’s nefarious plot of inter-dimensional conquest!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-207-4

 

 “It’s just loud and eye-popping action with a rainbow of colors that gives you flashbacks to Saturday morning sugar overloads while you watched these cartoons.” –Comic Book Therapy

Written by industry legend Louise Simonson!

 

Creeple Peeple #1

Patrick D. Pidgeon, Matt Anderson (w) • Tim Lattie (a & c)

It’s weird science gone wild! A trio of gifted lab students hatches a bizarre scheme that runs amok when they inadvertently create a mystical bunch of wildly creepy troll-creatures that wreak havoc on campus.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate #4

Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Sarah Stone (c)

Tyranny of Dragons! Can Minsc, Boo, and their new friends stop the dragon cult before their magical ritual destroys the city? Less talk, more fight! D&D is back as writer Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Wayward) and artist Max Dunbar (Red Sonja) “DM” a brand-new sword & sorcery extravaganza.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Dungeons & Dragons: The Legend of Drizzt, Vol. 1: Homeland

R.A. Salvatore, Andrew Dabb (w) • Tim Seeley (a & c)

Adapting the famous series by R.A. Salvatore, beginning with Book 1 of the Dark Elf Trilogy, Homeland. Travel back to strange and exotic Menzoberranzan, the vast city of the Drow and homeland to Icewind Dale hero Drizzt Do’Urden. The young prince of a royal house, Drizzt grows to maturity in the vile world of his dark kin. Possessing honor beyond the scope of his unprincipled society, young Drizzt faces an inevitable dilemma. Can he live in a world that rejects integrity?

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 136 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-197-8

“Dungeons & Dragons fans will probably find this trade very enjoyable as it brings to life the books they have been reading for years.” –IGN

 

Galaxy Quest: The Journey Continues #1

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

Once upon a time, a troupe of has-been actors that starred on an old sci-fi show were enlisted by an alien race to save them from an intergalactic tyrant. Despite being way out of their depth, the cast somehow managed to save the aliens and stay alive… but their actions in outer space may have had dire consequences for another world. Join us this January as the cast of GALAXY QUEST returns for another bombastic journey into space!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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

G.I. JOE: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #1

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

DESTRO, one of COBRA’s top operatives, has been captured. As the metal masked maverick gets transferred to a new prison, a prison break is instigated by none other than… SNAKE EYES!  With DESTRO free and SNAKE EYES under COBRA’s control, a mission that will rock the world of G.I. JOE begins!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

SNAKE EYES returns to the pages of G.I. JOE! But is he friend…or foe?

Imaginary Drugs

Michael McDermott, Jeff McClelland, Shawn Aldridge, & more (w) • Jonathan Brandon Sawyer, Christine Larsen, & more (a) • Sawyer (c)

An Illuminati celebrity assassin, adorably twisted ritual sacrifices, doomed lovotic space affairs, war toads, G.U.N.T.S., luchador gorillas, and urban languawitches await in this bizarrely wonderful sci-fi-fantasy fueled comic anthology. Imaginary Drugs is a creator driven exploration of life, love, death, and raygun-toting, multiverse adventure. Skirting the fears and fringes and subverting the hopes and expectations of the modern imagination, Imaginary Drugs tackles the possible future origins of human life, our increasingly dependent relationship with technology, and the ass-kicking absurdity of beating a nest of blood-suckers into submission with a cosmically powered baseball bat.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 208 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-198-5

30 stories from over 36 different creators!

 

Indestructible #10

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

The unpredictable second arc of INDESTRUCTIBLE comes to a shocking conclusion. A cranky sociopath, Tarr, has subdued the world’s greatest superheroes… and a super-fake. But for once, Greg’s complete lack of powers may work in his favor. Will Stoner, in fact, save the day? Will Greg be forced to reveal the depth of his deception in the process? Will Barry ever put on pants?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Judas: The Last Days

W. Maxwell Prince (w) • John Amor (a) • Kurt Huggins (c)

Two thousand years after he betrayed Messiah, Judas Iscariot is still alive, wandering a world he doesn’t recognize. A world where the strangest of fictions have come true:  monsters, immortals, gnome-librarians who monitor human history—they’re all real. And all Judas wants to do is kill himself. So why can’t he? The most transcendent story of the year is here in this all-new original graphic novel chronicling history’s preeminent backstabber and his quest for suicide.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 180 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-214-2

 All-new Original Graphic Novel!

 

Judge Dredd Classics: The Dark Judges #1

John Wagner, Alan Grant (w) • Brian Bolland (a) • Darick Robertson (c)

His name is Judge Death and in his eyes all life is crime! Together with his brothers Fear, Fire, and Mortis, the super-fiend from Deadworld is determined to end all life in Mega-City One once and for all! This compilation features classic Judge Death tales from the pages of 2000 AD, including his stunning debut story by co-creators John Wagner and Brian Bolland.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Presenting “The Dark Judges” saga with all-new colors!

New covers by artist Darick Robertson (Transmetropolitan)!

Each issue will have a special cover by Sam Shearon, featuring one of the Dark Judges. Up first:  Judge Death!

 

Millennium #1

Joe Harris (w) • Colin Lorimer (a) • menton3 (c)

Fifteen years ago, the end of the world—the anticipated “Millennium Event”—was avoided thanks to the efforts of Frank Black and FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Or was it? Frank’s psychic gifts have been showing him that evil has continued to grow unabated in the world, and he’s trying his best to ignore it. But soon the resurgence of the Millennium Group and their quest to find Frank’s daughter Jordan will pull him into the fray once again, whether he likes it or not!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Frank Black is back!

Spinning out of the pages of The X-Files: Season 10!

Guest-starring Agent Fox Mulder!

Executive-produced by Millennium creator Chris Carter!

Ask your retailer about the variant cover by Paul Shipper (Star Trek, 24: Underground)!

 

The October Faction #4

Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)

Werewolves, robots, and dead men, oh my! Merle Cope’s plans to destroy the Allan family have been stopped cold, but now what to do with the body? Geoff and Vivian find out how messy the family business truly is, while Robot Face learns the terrible secret about his origin!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Popeye Classics #30

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

The world’s greatest Popeye artist, Bud Sagendorf, tells a rousing tale of comicdom’s nastiest villainess, the dreaded Sea Hag, in “Desert Pirates!” This potboiler jumpstarts when Wimpy meets one of her minions that craftily lures him with a bottle of, yes… hamburger aroma!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Variant Cover by Steve Mannion!

 

Popeye Classics, Vol. 5

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

Re-presenting the classic Popeye comic book series that debuted in 1948 by Bud Sagendorf, the long-time assistant to creator E.C. Segar, carefully reproduced from the original comic books and lovingly restored. Also included are more of Sagendorf’s gloriously funny one-pagers, rare photos, and extra artwork!

HC • FC • $29.99 • 228 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-175-6

 Collects issues #20–24.

 

Samurai Jack #16

Jim Zub (w) • Sergio Quijada (a) • Andy Suriano (c)

A prophet calling himself the “Master of Time” hides within a compound crawling with untold monsters and deadly traps. Jack the Samurai will need to become Jack the Infiltrator if he hopes to gain an audience with the mysterious master.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

“The team stays true to the character’s roots and delivers a book that could easily serve as a storyboard for an episode of the popular Cartoon Network series.”—Comic Crusaders

Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #2

Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Rachael Stott (a & c)

The colossal crossover nobody ever expected continues! Captain Kirk and the Enterprise crew have landed on the Planet of the Apes—but how?! And how are the Klingons involved? Plus: Taylor meets up with Kirk and Spock, but will he greet them with open arms? Or flying bullets?

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!

TMNT Color Classics vol. 3 #1

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Jim Lawson (w) • Lawson (a) • A.C. Farley (c)

The TMNT Color Classics line kicks off a new volume, re-presenting in the classic Mirage storylines in all-new full color! In “Shades of Gray, Part One,” Casey Jones accidentally kills someone in self-defense, drawing the attention of the mysterious vigilante called Nobody. Will the TMNT be able to protect their friend from Nobody’s vicious street justice? Originally printed in black and white as TMNT v1 #48.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The prelude to the classic City at War arc, in all-new full-color!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #19

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

“Flavor of Fear,” part 1: A new super-sized pizza restaurant sends its customers away acting very strangely. When his brothers start to show the same symptoms, it’s up to Mikey to get to the bottom of the mystery. A surprising combination of characters awaits in this new two-part story!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #42

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

Part 2 of “Attack on Technodrome!” An unusual alliance makes its first moves as Fugitoid, Baxter, and Krang aim to outwit each other. The twists and turns are just beginning as the Technodrome is mere moments away from activation!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Variant Cover by Brian Churilla (Big Trouble in Little China)

 

Transformers: Punishment

John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a & c)

OPTIMUS PRIME RETURNS TO CYBERTON! And someone is killing Decepticons. PRIME teams with WINDBLADE to uncover the identity of the vigilante… but the answers will uncover darker secrets than anyone expected!

FC • 48 pages • $5.99

The stage is set for COMBINER WARS!
OPTIMUS PRIME and WINDBLADE on the hunt for a killer!
Will the AUTOBOTS stand up when DECEPTICON lives are at stake?

Transformers #37—Days of Deception

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c)

THE ONYX PROTOCOL! As PROWL confronts SPIKE over the human’s betrayal, the mystery of G.B. Blackrock and the Onyx Interface deepens. Meanwhile, Tokyo becomes a battleground as Arcee faces the Constructicons… and Galvatron!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Days of Deception continues!
The stage is set for COMBINER WARS!      
Prowl versus Spike!
Arcee versus Galvatron!
Variant Cover by Kotteri!

Wild Blue Yonder #6

Mike Raicht, Austin Harrison (w) • Zach Howard (a & c)

The climactic conclusion to the first Wild Blue Yonder mini-series is here! War in the skies comes to the crew of the Dawn when the Judge pulls out an all-out attack. Both sides are out of options and not everyone will be flying home in this conclusion to the critical hit series!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 Variant cover by Jennifer L. Meyer!

 

 

Zombies vs Robots #1

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

The first-ever ONGOING Zombies vs Robots series, bringing you… new robots! A renewed zombie threat! New human survivors! And an all-new world ready for the taking from one or more of these factions… Part 1 of “Inherit the Earth!” and “The Orphan” start here!

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 and ZvR co-creator Ashley Wood!
Covers by ZvR co-creator Ashley Wood and Gabriel Rodriguez!

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The Orphan Black – Name That Clone Contest http://www.idwpublishing.com/orphan-black-name-clone-contest/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/orphan-black-name-clone-contest/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:29:04 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=75509 Think you’re the biggest fan of Orphan Black? Can you name every character in these connected covers for issues #2 & 3 by acclaimed artist Phil Jimenez? If you answered ‘Yes' to both send us your answers to contests@idwpublishing.com, the first person to get everyone correct will win a complete Box Set of all 8 covers to issue #1! Don’t delay, the clock is ticking!

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Orphan BlackThink you’re the biggest fan of Orphan Black? Can you name every character in these connected covers for issues #2 & 3 by acclaimed artist Phil Jimenez? If you answered ‘Yes’ to both send us your answers to contests@idwpublishing.com, the first person to get everyone correct will win a complete Box Set of all 8 covers to issue #1! Don’t delay, the clock is ticking!

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Orphan Black Artist, Cat Staggs, Discusses Capturing the Subtle Differences http://www.idwpublishing.com/orphan-black-artist-cat-staggs-discusses-capturing-subtle-differences/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/orphan-black-artist-cat-staggs-discusses-capturing-subtle-differences/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:38:56 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=75492 Portraying unique qualities and characteristics is incredibly important when working on something like Orphan Black. I have really come to appreciate the work that Tatiana Masleny has done in this series.

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Cat StaggsWhere did you get inspiration for the vivid, bright color patterns you used on the covers?

I tried to find a color pallet for each character. Something I felt conveyed aspects of their individual personalities. The patterns behind each, on the solo covers, are inspired by the kaleidoscope imagery from the opening credits of the series.

Sarah is a unique character. When you were drawing Sarah, what was the most important feature that you wanted to convey about her (her striking eyes, her complexity, etc.)?

Portraying unique qualities and characteristics is incredibly important when working on something like Orphan Black. I have really come to appreciate the work that Tatiana Masleny has done in this series. Sarah has a toughness about her, but it is only a shell or a guard that serves more as a shield or emotional protection. Trying to get that across and not have it just come off as just anger, is a challenge. As I draw Sarah, and each clone, I have to depict the subtle facial differences between each one.   Each clone has to come off as a different person even though they all have the same face. Changing the clothing and hair is just surface, if their expression is the same, it will come off as someone playing dress-up rather than 8 different people.

What should the fans of the TV show look forward to most about the comic?

With a series as complex as Orphan Black, any opportunity to “fill in the gaps” and expand the universe is a treat. There are so many dots to connect and so many twists and turns, that it feels as though it could go on forever. Which I would not complain about. I know John Fawcett, Graeme Manson and Jody Houser have some wonderful trick up their sleeves and fans will have a fantastic time finding the Easter eggs for the upcoming season!

If you had to spend the day with any of the OB characters (clone or not), which one would it be, and why?

hmmm…This is difficult. If I were 20 years younger I would have said Felix. I would have loved to dance the nights away with him. But, honestly, I think Cosima might be more my speed. She seems like the kind of person I would like to hang out with.

Concept Sketches


Various Cosima Helena Sarah & Felix Sarah & Beth

 

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When it rains, it pours http://www.idwpublishing.com/rains-pours/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/rains-pours/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 01:18:04 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=75448 Fans, and Friends: You might have noticed a lack of IDW product coming out 1/14, and a mountain of great product hitting the shelves from IDW on 1/21.

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Fans, and Friends: You might have noticed a lack of IDW product coming out 1/14, and a mountain of great product hitting the shelves from IDW on 1/21. This wasn’t by design, there was a 48-hour winter weather highway closure that kept our books from getting to our distributor on time, pushing back the majority of our 1/14 books. We understand this is not an ideal situation, and apologize. We always try to spread our product out in a way that makes sense for your budgets and bookshelves, but this was a situation beyond our control. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes, and look forward to things getting back to normal in ensuing weeks.

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CAN YOU HIDE A SECRET… IN SOMEONE’S MIND? http://www.idwpublishing.com/can-hide-secret-someones-mind/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/can-hide-secret-someones-mind/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:00:26 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=75323 ‘Headspace,’ Originally Appearing Digitally From Monkeybrain Inc., Is Making Its Way Into Reader’s Hands, (And Their Heads) This April!

The thrilling and complex tale of a town that discovers their own terrible reality becomes even more frightening when the Sheriff of Carpenter Cove discovers whose mind he and his neighbors now reside in. “Headspace is a comic made by true craftsmen at the top of their game and the result is one hell of a trip,” says Paul Allor (G.I. Joe, TMNT) “Great characters, amazing art, and a central mystery that I actually care about. I have no idea where it's going, but I'm in for the ride.

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The thrilling and complex tale of a town that discovers their own terrible reality becomes even more frightening when the Sheriff of Carpenter Cove discovers whose mind he and his neighbors now reside in. “Headspace is a comic made by true craftsmen at the top of their game and the result is one hell of a trip,” says Paul Allor (G.I. Joe, TMNT)  “Great characters, amazing art, and a central mystery that I actually care about. I have no idea where it’s going, but I’m in for the ride.

From breakout creators Ryan K. Lindsay (CMKY) and Eric Zawadzki (Last Born), Headspace delivers twists and turns that will make any fan of suspense squirm!

Headspace is a personal tale Eric and I started kicking around over two years ago. It’s been an honor to have it digitally distributed by Monkeybrain Comics, and to be able to bring in amazing talent like Sebastian Piriz, Marissa Louise, Chris Peterson, Chris Kosek, and Dan Hill in various guises has been a collaborative blast. Having the collection now through IDW is so, so cool and I feel the emotional core of the book is strong enough to shine through the Philip K. Dick insanity in a John Carpenter flick tone we were going for. This tale of a sheriff fighting his way out of a killer’s mind is full of high concept right next to the emotional lows. – Ryan K. Lindsay, series writer

Look for the collection in stores this April, and remember you can get any of the acclaimed Monkeybrain titles in print from IDW at your local comic shop.

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Mark Waid & Barry Kitson’s Empire Continues With An Uprising http://www.idwpublishing.com/mark-waid-barry-kitsons-empire-continues-uprising/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/mark-waid-barry-kitsons-empire-continues-uprising/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:31:38 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=75355 Mark Waid & Barry Kitson’s Empire Continues With An Uprising

The IDW Publishing / Thrillbent partnership kicks off with Empire, the fan-favorite series by Mark Waid and Barry Kitson. In April, IDW will be releasing a print edition of the original Empire graphic novel as well as the first issue of its monthly sequel, Empire: Uprising, that continues the story of Golgoth, the most marked man in the universe.

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726d37e0-ac72-4508-a3e6-19a8efb470b7The Ultimate Power Struggle Reaches New Heights This April

The IDW Publishing / Thrillbent partnership kicks off with Empire, the fan-favorite series by Mark Waid and Barry Kitson. In April, IDW will be releasing a print edition of the original Empire graphic novel as well as the first issue of its monthly sequel, Empire: Uprising, that continues the story of Golgoth, the most marked man in the universe.

Empire: Uprising, which is being serialized in weekly digital installments at the Thrillbent website, picks up a year after the events of the original Empire, and much has changed for Golgoth, the first super-villain to conquer the world. The question becomes, can he hold onto his reign—and does he even want to? This exciting debut issue will feature two new covers by series artist Kitson.

“Empire exploded out of the gates years ago as a breath of fresh air with its exploration of what happens when the villain actually wins,” said Chris Ryall, IDW’s Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief. “Waid and Kitson proved then to be masters of exceeding peoples’ expectations, and both are even stronger storytellers now, as Empire: Uprising will show. Add to that our admiration for what Waid has accomplished at Thrillbent with a wide array of talented creators and I couldn’t be happier to see Thrillbent here as part of the IDW team.”e70203fb-328c-46ae-9430-af7e4c08159a

The new trade paperback edition of the original, out-of-print
Empire storyline will also contain exclusive, never-before seen material from Barry Kitson. This is the story that Golgoth, a remorseless villain whose plans for world domination have won him the planet Earth… and made him the target of every inhabitant.

Barry and I couldn’t be more excited to team with IDW. Several publishers approached us about continuing Empire with them, but no one courted us with Chris Ryall’s enthusiasm and IDW’s proven excellence in producing great-looking comics and graphic novels. With this arrangement, everybody wins–not just Golgoth. – Mark Waid

And Empire is only the beginning! The IDW/Thrillbent team-up kicks into high gear in May with the print debut of Mark Waid and Peter Krause’s Insufferable.

For more information on Empire, please visit Thrillbent.com.

EMPIRE UPRISING #1 – Diamond Code FEB150345
EMPIRE UPRISING #1 SUB VARIANT – Diamond Code FEB150346
EMPIRE TRADE PAPERBACK – Diamond Code FEB150347

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Kamandi: The Last Boy On Earth Like You’ve Never Seen Him! http://www.idwpublishing.com/kamandi-last-boy-earth-like-youve-never-seen/ http://www.idwpublishing.com/kamandi-last-boy-earth-like-youve-never-seen/#comments Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:00:31 +0000 http://www.idwpublishing.com/?p=75314 The Jack Kirby Artist’s Edition Library Adds Essential Series

Of all Jack Kirby’s celebrated DC Comics creations, perhaps none has struck such an enduring chord with readers as his post-apocalyptic adventure Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth. Now, to the delight of fans far and wide, this much-anticipated series joins the esteemed ranks of Jack “King” Kirby’s Artist’s Editions!

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Kamandi: The Last Boy On Earth

The Jack Kirby Artist’s Edition Library Adds Essential Series

Of all Jack Kirby’s celebrated DC Comics creations, perhaps none has struck such an enduring chord with readers as his post-apocalyptic adventure Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth. Now, to the delight of fans far and wide, this much-anticipated series joins the esteemed ranks of Jack “King” Kirby’s Artist’s Editions!

Long after the age of super heroes, Kamandi triumphed as humanity’s last beacon in a world ruled by beasts. Traveling the remnants of civilization after a great disaster, the Last Boy on Earth found both friends and foes among the irradiated animal kingdom that now inhabited the world. Written and drawn by Kirby, the series was unique to comics and completely unlike anything else readers had seen.

To me personally, Jack Kirby is the greatest creator in the history of comic-book storytelling, period. At the age of ten, Kamandi was my all-time favorite character, and now, at the age of fifty-two, he still is. This series was the reason I decided to dedicate my life to comics, hoping and dreaming if I worked hard, I could try to follow in Kirby’s giant footsteps. -Kevin Eastman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator

This enthralling Artist’s Edition features some of the most influential complete issues from the revered series, including issues 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, and 9, along with additional covers and other bonus material. At 160 pages and measuring 12” by 17,” this Artist’s Edition will amaze and delight fans this May!

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