December Solicitations

Thursday, Sep 22nd, 2011

 

It's time to start thinking about the holidays, with IDW's December books!

Godzilla, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Magic: The Gathering, John Romita's Spider-Man, Star Trek, Ghostbusters, Cold War, HP Lovecraft, Doctor Who, True Blood and more are all coming in December 2011!

Click "Read More" to see the full list of IDW Comics and books, coming in December.

 

Transformers #31TRANSFORMERS #31
Mike Costa (w) • Casey Coller (a) • Casey Coller, Photo Cover (c)

CHAOS is over. The future holds many mysteries, but the past can never be forgotten. As Ironhide looks back at what was, he comes to realize that it may hold the key to what lies ahead. A new peace has settled, and a new time has come for the Autobots, for the Decepticons… for Cybertron.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Photo, 1 Casey Coller)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Trevor Hutchison cover!

Bullet Points:
•    Part of IDW’s photo-cover month! A diorama cover featuring Hasbro Toys!

 

 

 

 

 

Transformers: Classics, Volume 2The Transformers Classics, Vol. 2
Bob Budiansky (w)  Don Perlin and Herb Trimpe (a)  Guido Guidi (c)

The historic comic book roots of THE TRANSFORMERS are re-presented for maximum Cybertronian enjoyment. Collecting issues from the original run, rejoin OPTIMUS PRIME and MEGATRON and their competing factions as their war stretches across the cosmos. Freshly re-mastered and re-colored, these stories are accompanied by an in-depth introduction as well as select issue notes by Mark W. Bellomo.
TPB  FC  $24.99  276 pages  6.625” x 10.187”  ISBN 978-1-61377-091-7

Bullet Points:
•    Many stories re-mastered and re-colored for the very first time!
•    Collects issues #14–24!

 

 

 

 

Transformers: Death of Optimus PrimeTRANSFORMERS: The Death of Optimus Prime
John Barber, James Roberts (w) • Nick Roche (a) • Nick Roche, Photo Cover (c)

Celebrating 125 issues of IDW’s Transformers! After Chaos, Optimus Prime's fate was shrouded in mystery. Was he truly gone or could there be a way he had emerged unscathed? Now, Optimus sits in contemplation, in a place he does not recognize as home. And with the cost of the battle finally taking its brutal toll, does Optimus Prime even have the will to carry on? CHAOS changed everything, and Transformers #125 sets a new direction for the Autobot leader…
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Photo, 1 Nick Roche)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Livio Ramondelli Variant cover!
Variant wraparound cover featuring all 125 IDW TRANSFORMERS covers, with foil enhancements!

Bullet points:
•    This special issue sets the stage for two new ongoing Transformers series in January!
•    Part of IDW’s photo-cover month! A diorama cover featuring Hasbro Toys!

 

G.I. JOE: Ongoing #8G.I. JOE: Ongoing Vol. 2 #8
Chuck Dixon (w) • Will Rosado (a) • Tom Feister, Photo (c)

ALL HAIL COBRA COMMANDER! As the Cobra Civil War draws to a close, the Cobra council must make a decision and elect one victorious candidate… but all is not as it seems within the ranks of Cobra High Command. Back-stabbbing, unexpected twists and dangerous revelations lead to a tense standoff between candidates… but only one shall rise to the rank of Cobra Commander! Featuring a special scratch-off lottery cover revealing the new CC!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Feister “Scratch Offs”, 1 Photo)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant Tom Feister “Cobra Commander Revealed” cover!

Bullet points:
•    Special scratch-off lottery cover reveals the new Cobra Commander!
•    Part of IDW’s photo-cover month! A diorama cover featuring Hasbro Toys!

 

Cobra: Ongoing #8COBRA Ongoing #8
Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Fuso, Photo Cover (c)

The Cobra Civil War is over! As the candidates pick up the pieces, new alliances are formed, and the new Commander prepares his first, bold stroke to consolidate his power. Meanwhile, in the bloody aftermath of Chameleon's investigation, she has to pick up pieces of her own.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Photo, 1 Antonio Fuso)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
David Williams cover

Bullet Points:
•    Part of IDW’s photo-cover month! A diorama cover featuring Hasbro Toys!

 

Snake Eyes: Ongoing #8SNAKE EYES Ongoing #8
Chuck Dixon (w) • Casey Maloney (a) • Robert Atkins, Photo Cover (c)

Pinned down by Cobra forces and desperate to find a cure to a deadly virus, Snake Eyes and Duke must find a way to stave off the massive attack forces long enough to get to the Ray-Pharm labs. Duke, close to madness and death, resorts to dangerous measures in order to survive. Can Snake Eyes help save his fellow Joe in time? Or will the Cobra Civil War claim another casualty in the heat of battle?
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Photo, 1 Robert Atkins)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Tom Feister cover

Bullet Points:
•    Part of IDW’s photo-cover month! A diorama cover featuring Hasbro Toys!

 

Cobra Volume 1G.I. JOE: Cobra: Cobra Civil War, Vol. 1
Mike Costa (w)  Antonio Fuso (a & c)

COBRA COMMANDER IS DEAD… long live Cobra Commander! The only problem is... there are NINE candidates for the job, and with each more treacherous than the last... who knows how long ANY of them will live?! The BARONESS kicks some tail, BLACKLIGHT battles JOE forces, and SERPENTOR has a secret that could mean the end of G.I. JOE as we know it!
TPB  FC  $17.99  104 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-036-8

Bullet Points:
•    “Mike Costa has delivered readers with what could well be one of the best Baroness stories to ever show up in a comic.” – TheTerrordrome.com
•    Collectsthe Cobra ongoing series, issues #1-4!

 

 

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #173G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #173
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Herb Trimpe, Photo Cover (c)

After last issue's shocking death, Snake Eyes takes off after the ninjas that attacked the Arashikage dojo. He intends to get to the bottom of this mysterious new ninja clan… or die trying! Meanwhile, Darklon is in custody, but can G.I. Joe figure out what his connection to Cobra Commander may be about, before it proves too late to stop the Cobra tyrant? It's a race against the clock in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #173!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Photo, 1 Herb Trimpe)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Larry Hama variant sketch cover!

Bullet points:
•    Nominated for a 2011 Shel Dorf Award for Best Ongoing Series!
•    Part of IDW’s photo-cover month! A diorama cover featuring Hasbro Toys!

 

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero Volume 3G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero, Vol. 3
Larry Hama (w)  SL Galliant (a)

After COBRA's last relentless assault, you'd think G.I. JOE would finally catch a break. You'd be DEAD wrong! When a team of G.I. JOES led by Iceberg arrives on the North Polar Icecap to investigate an old Russian ice station, it doesn't take long for COBRA to set an ambush and capture the JOEs! Meanwhile, Firefly and Crystal Ball unleash an insidious operation to infiltrate a G.I. JOE stronghold located in the heart of New York and shut the JOEs' secret weapon down. It's up to Mainframe and Joe Colton to put an end to COBRA's scheme. But the clock's ticking… can they shut down the assault in time to help out Iceberg and his team?
TPB  FC  $19.99  124 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-105-1

Bullet Points:
•    “This (series) has made its name on being a great throwback to the good old days, and it still continues that tradition.” – GeneralJoes.com
•    Collects issues #166-170!

 

Memorial #1Memorial #1 (of 6)
Chris Roberson (w) • Rich Ellis (a) • Michael WM Kaluta, Rich Ellis (c)

New York Times best-selling author and Eisner-nominated creator of iZombie, Chris Roberson, delivers a magical ongoing new series. Memorial is the story of Em, a young woman who arrives at a hospital in Portland, Oregon, with no memory of her past. A year later, she has rebuilt her life, only to find her existence thrown into turmoil after she inherits a magical shop. The kind that appears in an alley one instance and disappears the next. Em is drawn into a supernatural conflict between beings that not only represent, but are, fundamental elements of the universe itself. All of existence is at stake, so there’s only a little pressure on Em, the magical shop, and a talking cat. With art by the fantastical Rich Ellis, and covers by the legendary Michael WM Kaluta.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Michael Kaluta, 1 Rich Ellis)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Chris Roberson signed edition!

Bullet points:
•    From the company that brought you 30 Days of Night and Locke & Key comes the latest creator-owned hit series!
•    Created and written by Eisner-nominated writer Chris Roberson (Superman, Star Trek/Legion of Superheroes, iZombie)
•    Covers by Michael Kaluta!
•    Watch for the 11-page preview running in IDW’s October comics!



John Romita's SpiderManJohn Romita’s the Amazing Spider-Man: Artist’s Edition

Stan Lee (w) John Romita (a) Jim Mooney, John Romita (inks) John Romita (c)

John Romita, Sr., although not the creator of Spider-Man, was the web-slingers defining artist—he made the character his own and set the tone for all that was to follow. Now, with the full co-operation of Marvel Comics and John Romita Sr., IDW Publishing is proud to present JOHN ROMITA'S THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: ARTIST'S EDITION!

This beautiful book collects seven issues, numbers 67, 68, 69, 71, 75, 84, & more, and features some of Spidey's most memorable stories, including battles with unbeatable line-up of many of his greatest villains: THE KINGPIN, THE GREEN GOBLIN, MYSTERIO, THE LIZARD, AND DOCTOR OCTOPUS!

HC • BW • $75.00 net discount item • 152 Pages • 12” x 17” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-144-0

Bullet points:   
What is an Artist’s Edition?
AN ARTIST'S EDITION PRESENTS COMPLETE STORIES WITH EACH PAGE SCANNED FROM THE ACTUAL ORIGINAL ART.
While appearing to be in black & white, each page has been scanned in COLOR to mimic as closely as possible the experience of viewing the actual original art—for example, you are able to clearly see paste-overs, blue pencils in the art, editorial notes, art corrections. Each page is printed the same size as drawn, and the paper selected is as close as possible to the original art board.

See these classic tales as they first appeared: On John Romita’s drawing board!



Teenange Mutant Ninja Turtles #5Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ongoing #5

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Dan Duncan, Mateus Santolouco (a) •Duncan, Santolouco (c)

The Turtles are reunited, although distance still remains between the brothers. Fortunately nothing brings people together like the holiday season! It's Christmas in New York City, and the aftermath of the battle with Old Hob allows for more mysteries to be revealed... and new dangers to be uncovered. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles begin their journey as a true team of brothers in this exciting issue!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Dan Duncan, 1 Mateus Santolouco)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant cover by Kevin Eastman!

Bullet points:
•    Stand-alone story acts a great jumping-on point!

 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Microseries #2: MichelangeloTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Micro-series #2: Michelangelo

Brian Lynch (w) ï‚· Chris Madden (a) ï‚· David Peterson, Madden (c)
The TMNT Microseries continue with everyone’s favorite fun-loving Turtle, Michelangelo! Considered by many to be the ‘soul’ of the Turtles brothers, this story will follow a stand-alone adventure with Michelangelo exploring New York City on his own during the holidays. He’ll find new a new friend, grave danger, and uncover new secrets that reveal clues to ongoing mysteries… all with that classic Michelangelo attitude. Don’t miss this special issue!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 David Peterson, 1 Chris Madden)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
David Peterson black & white variant cover!
“Retro” variant edition, featuring a re-mastered original Kevin Eastman Michelangelo Micro-Series cover!

Bullet points:   
Fan favorite Michelangelo in his first solo adventure in years!
Standalone story by Angel scribe Brian Lynch compliments the ongoing TMNT series!
Cover by David “Mouse Guard” Peterson!
Art from new superstar Chris Madden (Jack Avarice IS the Courier, Danger Girl)!

 

Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #10Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #10
Jason Ciaramella (w) • Victor Santos (a) • David Messina (c)

Things have changed. Last issue's tremendous fight has taken a toll on many of the monsters. Humanity has finally found a way to beat back the relentless assault of giants. But in this brief moment of respite, new threats arise, and mankind finds itself on the losing end again. The monsters may just inherit the Earth in Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #10!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Matt Frank Hedorah cover

Bullet points:   
•    Ask your retailer how to get a different monster cover for each issue. In this issue: HEDORAH!

 

Godzilla: Legends #2Godzilla Legends #2 (of 5)
Jonathin Vankin  (w) • Simon Gane (a) • Chris Scalf, Arthur Adams (c)

The spotlights on Godzilla’s greatest foes and allies continue! This issue focuses on the master of the skies— the mighty Rodan! When Rodan's egg is stolen and kept at military research facility, the winged beast is tireless in its attempts to retrieve it. However, the human intrigue and betrayal inside the facility will ultimately hold the key to whether Rodan and child will be reunited again!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Arthur Adams, 1 Chris Scalf)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Black &White Arthur Adams cover!

Bullet points:
•    Written by Jonathan Vankin (The Search for Swamp Thing), art by Simon Gane (Dark Rain: A New Orleans Story)
•    First-ever story centering on fan-favorite kaiju, Rodan!

 

Dungeons & Dragons #14Dungeons & Dragons #14
John Rogers (w) • Andrea Di Vito (a) • Tyler Walpole (c)

Separated in the Underdark, Fell’s Five find an ancient temple filled with unspeakable sacrifices... and dwarven heroes who are not what they appear to be! Join us as John Rogers and Andrea Di Vito bring us the latest chapter in their thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Steve Ellis cover!

Bullet points:   
Ask your retailer about the rare Steve Ellis variant cover!

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Drizzt #5Dungeons & Dragons: Drizzt #5 (of 5)
R.A. & Geno Salvatore (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Gonzalo Flores, Tim Seeley (c)

The first original comic starring DRIZZT DO’URDEN concludes! R.A. Salvatore maps out the future of his most famous creation from the popular Forgotten Realms setting with his son, Geno. Events come to a head, as Drizzt faces a difficult decision in this stunning finale! Part of IDW’s photo-cover month!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Monster of the Month cover!

 

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Volume 2: First EncountersDungeons & Dragons, Vol. 2: First Encounters
John Rogers (w)  Andrea Di Vito, Denis Medri, Horacio Domingues, and Juan Antonio (a)  Tyler Walpole (c)

This second volume of the acclaimed Dungeons & Dragons comic reveals how our favorite band of adventurers first came together! But in present day, Fell’s Five has found itself stranded in the mystical realm known as the Feywild, with few options for returning home. Join the party, as John Rogers and Andrea Di Vito bring us a new chapter in their thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery!
HC  FC  $24.99  152 pages  8.5” x 11”  ISBN 978-1-61377-084-9

Bullet Points:
•    “Between amazing fights and great character development the book stands tall on its own. Now branding it with the Dungeons & Dragons logo and managing to make it feel like an actual game; that is superb talent.” – Majorspoilers.com
•    Collects issues #6-11!

 

Magic: The Gathering #1Magic: The Gathering #1
Matt Forbeck (w) • Martin Coccolo (a) • Aleksi Briclot (c)

Get ready, Magic: The Gathering fans, there’s a new Planeswalker in town! In search of greater magical knowledge and on the hunt for the people who destroyed his town, Dack Fayden is the greatest thief in the Multiverse. When he gets his hands on his latest prize, though, he has no idea where it will lead him—or to who!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Eric Deschamps variant cover!
Christopher Moeller variant cover!

Bullet points:
•    Includes an exclusive, playable alternate-art Magic: The Gathering card!
•    Ask your retailer how to get the rare Eric Deschamps variant cover!
•    Ask your retailer how to get the super-rare Christopher Moeller (JLA: League of One, Lucifer) cover!
•    Written by renowned author and game designer Matt Forbeck (The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game, Amortals, The Marvel Encyclopedia)!

 

Star Trek #4Star Trek #4
Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Tim Bradstreet, Joe Corroney (c)

Mr. Spock faces a deadly choice as he tries to save the crew of a stranded shuttle! Featuring the likenesses of the new STAR TREK cast, this story boldly re-imagines a classic episode, Galileo 7, but in the new timeline of the hit movie!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Tim Bradstreet, 1 Joe Corroney)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Tim Bradstreet sketch cover!
Variant photo cover!

Bullet Points:
•    Fully Sanctioned by Paramount pictures, with direct ties to the new movie!
•    The new adventures start here! Classic Star Trek episodes updated in the new mythology!
•    Part of IDW’s photo-cover month!

 

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Gorn CrisisStar Trek: The Next Generation: The Gorn Crisis
Kevin J. Anderson & Rebecca Moesta (w) • Igor Kordey (a & c)

With a fierce war raging and resources running low, the U.S.S Enterprise has been assigned a sensitive diplomatic mission–to enlist aid from the alien race known as the Gorn. But the Gorn have a crisis of their own, a brewing revolution in their ranks. And when it comes to the Federation, some of the Gorn have long memories…
TPB • FC • $15.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-129-7

Bullet Points:
•    Available again after being out of print!

 

 

 

 

Star Trek: Legion of Superheroes #3Star Trek/Legion of Superheroes #3 (of 6)
Chris Roberson (w) • Jeffrey Moy & Philip Moy (a) • Phil Jimenez, Mike Grell (c)

Captain Kirk and the crew of the Starship: Enterprise have come face to face with Cosmic Boy and the other members of the Legion of Super-Heroes, and each team assumes that the other is responsible for the change in the timeline that landed them in this strange world. But will they find common ground in time to defend themselves from an attack by an elite group of imperial enforcers, some of whom are VERY familiar to the two teams?
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Phil Jimenez, 1 Mike Grell)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Gabriel Rodriguez cover!

Bullet points:   
Continuing the first-ever crossover series between IDW Publishing and the DC Universe!
Featuring Phil Jimenez covers on every issue!
Each issue will also feature a cover by classic LSH and Star Trek artists! This issue, Mike Grell!

 

Doctor Who #12Doctor Who #12
Tony Lee (w) • Paul Grist (a) • Mark Buckingham, photo (c)

A special, silent Christmas story that reunites writer Tony Lee with The Time Machination’s Paul Grist! When robots attack Santa in order to destroy Christmas, it’s up to the Doctor to save the day! But when one of Santa’s reindeer is injured, can the TARDIS manage to get to everyone’s house over Christmas Eve?
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Mark Buckingham, 1 Photo)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Paul Grist cover!

Bullet points:   
Ask your retailer about the rare Paul Grist variant cover!
Part of IDW’s photo-cover month!

 

Doctor Who Volume 2: When World CollideDoctor Who II, Vol. 2: When Worlds Collide
Tony Lee (w)  Mark Buckingham, Matthew Dow Smith (a)

Join the Doctor and his companions, Amy and Rory, as they travel to the far reaches of space—a vacation planet built on a rift where multiple alternate adventures overlay each other—and the distant past—where our heroes must face Vikings to save their friend and the future of Britain! This book collects issues #5-8 of the ongoing series, written by Tony Lee with art by Mark Buckingham (Fables) and Matthew Dow Smith, and cover by Tommy Lee Edwards (Turf).
TPB  FC  $17.99  104 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-104-4

Bullet Points:
•    “Doctor Who isn't magical in the literal sense. It's science fiction. While Lee crafts impressive mind-bending technobabble to explain the mechanics of the dilemma, the gist requires no explanation and boils down to well known concepts in physics. That said, the story provides a lot of giddy fun with characteristic dialogue, daring moves from the team -- particularly Amy -- and high adventure.” – Comicsbulletin.com
•    Collects issues #5-8!

 

Cold War #3Cold War #3
John Byrne (w & a & c)

Former MI6 agent Michael Swann is racing against time to prevent nuclear dominion over the planet from falling into Soviet hands. Which is harder than it looks while preventing his own death aboard a train speeding across Europe in the dead of winter! The penultimate issue of “The Damocles Contract” rolls toward an explosive conclusion!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
John Byrne cover!

 

 

 

Hawken #2Hawken #2 (of 6)
Tim & Ben Truman (w) • Tim Truman (a & c)

The Trumans continue to redefine the western horror genre! A gruesome desert encounter with two Ring agents sets Hawken on the next step of his quest for vengeance. To end the old man’s killing spree, the shadowy order enlists Sombre—the psychotic murderer who was once Kitchell Hawken’s protégé!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
Partial Color • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant “penny dreadful” Tim Truman cover!

Bullet points:   
All-new, 6-issue weird western series co-written and drawn by Tim Truman (GrimJack, Hawkman, The Kents)!

 

Ghostbusters #4Ghostbusters #4
Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Schoening, Nick Runge (c)

The time has come! Gozer's energies are coalescing around Manhattan, waiting to reform, and Ray has been captured in an attempt by the forces of darkness to modify the Destructor's form. Is it the end of the world again, or can Ray keep it together until help arrives?
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Dan Schoening, 1 Nick Runge)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Erik Burnham cover!

Bullet points:   
Each issue contains two pages of behind-the-scenes Ghostbusters extras, by Tristan Jones!

 

 

Jurassic Park: Dangerous Games #4Jurassic Park: Dangerous Games #4 (of 5)
Greg Bear, Erik Bear (w) • Jorge Jimenez (a) • Jeff Zornow (c)

Agent Espinoza has evaded near death on Jurassic Park countless times over the past 24 hours. Now he's looking to payback the man behind it all- drug kingpin Cazares!  That means breaking into Cazares' headquaters in the Jurassic Park hotel... which is fortified with countless gun-toting goons! How can Espinoza storm the compound? A herd of triceratops might not hurt, for starters!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Black & White Jeff Zornow cover!

Bullet points:
Co-written by best selling author Greg Bear (The Forge of God, Blood Music)!

 

 

True Blood: French Quarter #5True Blood: The French Quarter #5 (of 6)
Mariah Huehner, David Tischman (w) • David Messina, Claudia Balboni (a) Messina, Joe Corroney (c)

With Bodies piling up and their investigation at a dead end, Sookie, Bill and Eric are forced to seek help from the local authorities—but that meeting leaves the trio with more questions than answers—so Eric takes them to a secret New Orleans library of vampire history and information!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Joe Corroney, 1 David Messina)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Joe Corroney sketch cover!
Photo variant cover!

Bullet points:   
The sequel to the New York Times best-selling book True Blood: All Together Now!
Part of IDW’s photo-cover month!

 

Dead Rising #3Dead Rising: Road to Fortune #3 (of 4)
Tom Waltz (w) • Kenneth Loh (a & c)

Phenotrans has launched its diabolical plot against Las Vegas and all hell has broken loose! Chuck Greene and his family desperately try to escape to safety while Frank West and Rebecca Chang dig deeper into the zombie conspiracy.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Dead Rising Concept Art Team cover!

 

 

 

 

 

Monocyte #2Monocyte #2 (of 4)
menton3, Kasra Ghanbari (w) • menton3, George Pratt, Chris Newman (a) • menton3, Riley Rossmo (c)

Monocyte begins his death march towards the Olignostic city, fending off relentless attacks on his journey to destroy their immortality machinery. Meanwhile, a powerless Olignostic seizes on Monocyte’s appearance to acquire power. This issue features an incentive cover by the legendary Bill Sienkiewicz, and side stories by Eisner Award-winner George Pratt  and Chris Newman.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Bill Sienkiewicz cover!

Bullet points:   
“Monocyte is a fantastic new addition to the sci-fi/fantasy genre. Filled with menton3's beautiful artwork, Monocyte combines cerebral complexity and entertainment in one damn fine package." -- Ashley Wood

 

HP Lovecraft: The Dunwich Horror #3H.P. Lovecraft’s The Dunwich Horror #3 (of 4)
Joe R. Lansdale (w) • Peter Bergting (a) • menton3 (c)

The limits of sanity are stretched as the horror continues! After gaining access to the fabled Necronomicon, four young friends attempt to harness its power to stop the cosmic horror they have unleashed upon an unsuspecting world. A new vision of the most famous H.P. Lovecraft story continues, courtesy of Joe R. Lansdale and company!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Nick Percival cover!
Dunwich Horror prose chapbook (vol. 3 of 3)!

Bullet points:   
Includes a back-up story by Robert Weinberg and menton3!
Ask your retailer how to get the rare Nick Percival cover!
Ask your retailer how to get a Dunwich Horror prose chapbook Vol. 3 (of 3)!

 

Infestation HCInfestation HC
Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and Mike Raicht and Scott Tipton and David Tipton and Erik Burnham (w)  David Messina and Giovanni Timpano and Nick Roche and Gary Erskine and Casey Maloney and Kyle Hotz (a)  Ashley Wood (c)

IDW's first-ever mega event is collected in this hard cover collection as something goes horribly awry in the IDW universe: a dimensions-spanning zombie outbreak of epic proportions, which threatens to tear many of IDW’s biggest realities asunder! The infestation spreads through the TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE, STAR TREK, and GHOSTBUSTERS universes. Zombie apocalypse looms and the remaining members of CVO are running out of options...
HC  FC  $34.99  260 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-106-8

Bullet Points:
•    "This is a zombie outbreak done absolutely right, full of carnage and nonstop action!" - Fangoria.com
•    Contains 22 pages of never before printed material! Previously only available as a Pocket Gods digital download!
•    Collects the entire Infestation saga! Infestation #1 and 2, and all of the Ghostbusters, TRANSFORMERS, Star Trek, and G.I. JOE tie-ins!

 

Infestation OutbreakInfestation: Outbreak
Chris Ryall and Tom Waltz (w)  David Messina (a & c)

Spinning out of IDW’s acclaimed Infestation series! The zombie threat is over, but at great cost to CVO (Covert Vampiric Operations), who must pick up the pieces, rebuild the team, and figure out what lasting repercussions there are in a world where magic was forever changed. And a threat from beyond also brings in other familiar faces from across IDW’s developing universe! From writers Chris Ryall (Zombies vs. Robots, Groom Lake) and Tom Waltz (Silent HIll, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and artist David Messina (Angel, True Blood) comes a non-stop action-adventure that takes madness to some very unexpected places!
TPB  FC  $17.99  104 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-107-5

Bullet Points:
•    “The subtle hints of comedy bring home the notion that this is a tongue in cheek monster mash of a comic. From the overly sexy scientist to Benny's mechanical arm woes, the B-movie vibe is done right.” – IGN.com

 

 

Locke & Key: Clockworks #4Locke & Key: Clockworks #4 (of 6)
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

Clockworks, chapter 4: “The Whispering Iron.” The tamers of The Tempest -- Rendell Locke, Dodge Caravaggio, and their friends -- descend into the Drowning Cave to open the Black Door, hoping to get their hands on some of the fabled whispering iron, the material from which all of the keys are forged. And everything goes according to plan! Not.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
 Gabriel Rodriguez cover

Bullet points:
•    2011 Eisner-Award winner for Best Writer!
•    2011 Eisner Award-nominee for Best Artist, Best Single Issue, and Best Series!
•    2011 Harvey Award and Shelf Dorf Award nominee!
•    The last hardcover collection of Locke & Key debuted at Number One on the New York Times Bestseller list!

 

Servant of the Bones #5Anne Rice's Servant of the Bones #5 (of 6)
Anne Rice & Mariah McCourt (w) • Renae DeLiz & Ray Dillon (a) • DeLiz (c)

Azriel, the Servant of the Bones, continues his tale as he confronts the leader of The Temple of The Mind, Gregory Belkin. This charismatic cult leader’s execution of his step-daughter brought Azriel to present day NYC for vengeance, but its meeting Esther Belkin’s mother, Rachel, that teaches him about earthly love.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Jenny Frison cover!

 

 

 

Back in print and back in stock! We’re stocking up so you can too! Old favorites and recent hits, back in time for the Holidays!

Angel Omnibus TP Vol. 1 • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-270-7
Art of IDW’s TRANSFORMERS SC  • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-256-1
Bat Boy Weekly World News Strips HC • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-896-9
Bloom County Complete Library HC Vol. 2  • FC • $39.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-583-8
Classic G.I. JOE TP Vol. 4 • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-462-6
Classic G.I. JOE TP Vol. 8 • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-655-2
Complete Dick Tracy HC Vol. 10 • FC • $39.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-578-4
Complete World War Robot HC • FC • $29.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-649-1
Doctor Who Classics Omnibus TP Vol. 1 • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-622-4
Doctor Who Forgotten TP • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-396-4
Doctor Who Ongoing Vol. 2 TP Vol. 1 • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-974-4
Dragon Age TP Vol. 1 • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-774-0
Dreamer TP Vol. 1 • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-465-7
Genius Isolated: Life & Art of Alex Toth HC • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-828-0
Last Unicorn HC • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-851-8
Metal Gear Solid Omnibus TP • FC • $29.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-663-7
Spike Omnibus TP • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-539-5
Star Trek: Khan Ruling in Hell TP • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-909-6
TRANSFORMERS: Allspark Almanac TP Vol 1 • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-487-9
TRANSFORMERS IDW Collection HC Vol. 1 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-667-5
TRANSFORMERS IDW Collection HC Vol. 2 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-751-1
TRANSFORMERS IDW Collection HC Vol. 3 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-856-3
TRANSFORMERS Ongoing TP Vol. 1 For All Mankind • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-684-2
Wormwood TP Vol. 2 For All Mankind • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-162-5

 


Eternal Descent, Volume 2 #2Eternal Descent, Vol. 2 #2 (of 6)
Shaun McLaughlin, Llexi Leon (w) • Jason Metcalf, Ivan Fernandez (a) • Jason Metcalf, Santi Casas Ikari Studio (c)

The battle rages on at the center of the universe! As Loki schemes to pull the plug on the Music of the Spheres, Sirian and his friends—including Gus G.—make a final, desperate bid to save our reality. Can Loki be stopped, and at what cost?! Also features COBALT: “Prescription Perception,” Part 2. Part of IDW’s photo-cover month!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Gus photo cover!

Bullet points:   
Part of IDW’s photo-cover month!

 

30 Days of Night #330 Days of Night #3
Steve Niles (w) • Sam Kieth (a) • Kieth, Davide Furno (c)

Fright-master Steve Niles continues his all-new 30 DAYS OF NIGHT ongoing series, with warped genius Sam Kieth (creator of The Maxx) joining in the bloodletting! Our curious heroine is granted her greatest wish, but will it also be her last? Features an all-new cast of characters being introduced to the world of 30 DAYS OF NIGHT for the first time!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Sam Kieth, 1 Davide Furno)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Kelley Jones cover!

Bullet points:   
30 Days of Night goes monthly!
Written by series creator Steve Niles!
Art by 30 Days of Night: Night, Again artist Sam Kieth, creator of The Maxx!
Ask your retailer about the rare Kelley Jones cover!

 

Zombies vs Robots Warbot Treasury Edition
Chris Ryall (w) • Ashley Wood (a & c)

The epic struggle between robots, zombies, and one surviving human receives new oversize life in this Treasury Edition! The original Eisner-snubbed series, written by Chris Ryall, illustrated by Ashley Wood and in development as a major motion picture by Sony Pictures, is presented here in glorious 10” x 13” size!
FC, Cardstock‚  $9.99‚ 64 pages‚· 10” x 13”

Bullet points:
The second offering in IDW’s new line of fantastic retro Treasury Editions after last month’s The Rocketeer Jetpack Edition!

Fat TarinoFat Tarino
Ashley Wood (a & c)
Originally only available from IDW during San Diego Comic-Con, FAT TARINO collects the long sold-out Uno Fanta, Dos Fanta, and Tres Fanta art books. This huge 12" x 12" hardcover collection showcases over 350 pages of Ashley Wood art and comes with a slipcase. Previously available as a convention exclusive. Strictly limited to 500 copies, and allocations will occur.
HC w/slipcase  FC  $75.00 net price  360 pages • 12” x 12”

Bullet points:
Strictly limited to 500 copies. Allocations will occur!

 

 

Clive Barker: OmnibusClive Barker Omnibus
Clive Barker, Kris Oprisko, and Chris Ryall (w)  Gabriel Hernandez and Gabriel Rodriguez (a)

Master story-teller Clive Barker is no stranger to graphic novel adaptations to his work, and this massive omnibus collects three of his IDW projects! This volume starts off with The Thief of Always, illustrated by Gabriel Hernandez, moves on to the epic twelve-part The Great and Secret Show, and ends with Seduth, both illustrated by Eisner-nominated artist Gabriel Rodriguez. With no shortage of sprawling high-concept, spine-chilling thrills, and inspired art, the Clive Barker Omnibus is a great launching point into his dark universe.
TPB  FC  $29.99  444 pages  6” x 9”  ISBN 978-1-61377-035-1

 

 

 

 

 

Angel: After the Fall, Vol 4Angel: After the Fall, Vol. 4
Joss Whedon and Brian Lynch (w)  Stephen Mooney and Franco Urru (a)  Alex Garner (c)

The excitement of After the Fall continues in this fourth volume from Whedon and Lynch! With truths revealed, master plans laid out, and people dying, it’s clear evil is winning the fight in Los Angeles. In this decisive story, a climactic battle will see Angel live free or die for the final time.
TPB  FC  $19.99  136 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-100-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jon Sable, Freelance Omnibus Vol 2Jon Sable, Freelance Omnibus, Vol. 2
Mike Grell (w & c)  Mike Grell and Sergio Aragones (a)

The action of Mike Grell's Jon Sable: Freelance continues as issues 17–33 are collected in this second omnibus.
The adventure resumes as Sable battles with the elusive Sparrow, gets involved in a real mystery involving the Maltese Falcon, and heads to Nicaragua on an explosive mission.  Includes a special guest artist appearance by Sergio Aragones.
TPB  FC  $24.99  412 pages  6” x 9”  ISBN 978-1-61377-109-9

Bullet Points:
•    "Jon Sable--big game hunter on the concrete jungle--I wish I was him."
— Gene Simmons

 

 

 

 

In The Shadow of Sherlock HolmesIn the Shadow of Sherlock Holmes
Various (w)  Mike Manomivibul (c)

In the Shadow of Sherlock Holmes features 21 stories published during the earliest days of detective literature, 1862 to 1910. These stories are stand-outs in the field, and though not well-known today, they easily match or beat Arthur Conan Doyle's master detective in whose shadow they have been relegated. IDW corrects that literary oversight in this "best of the best" collection.
TPB  BW  $16.99  362 pages • 7” x 10”  ISBN 978-1-61377-113-6

Bullet Points:
•    With introduction and annotations by the noted Holmes scholar, Leslie S Klinger. The first two volumes of his The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes (W.W. Norton, 2004-2006) won the Mystery Writers of America's "Edgar Award" for Best Critical/Biographical work in 2005.

 

 

Curious Case of Sherlock HolmesCurious Cases of Sherlock Holmes
Gary Reed and Steven Philip Jones (w)  Aldin Baroza, Seppo Makinen, Wayne Reid, and Michael Zigerlig (a)  Wayne Reid (c)

Sherlock Holmes, the great detective, stars in four of his strangest cases in this graphic novel.  In “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes”, Sherlock must help a friend immersed in a split personality spinning towards madness.  In “The Adventure of the Opera Ghost”, Holmes travels to France to uncover the murderous “Phantom”, terrorizing the Opera House.  In “Murder at Moulin Rouge”, Holmes and Watson return to France to unravel death at the famed club and gain assistance from notables such as Oscar Wilde and Toulouse Lautrec.  In the fourth full-length mystery, a budding reporter attempts to uncover the disappearance of Holmes in his retirement years, only to find that Holmes has a new passion and it deals with corpses.  As a bonus, “The Amazing Holmes” short tale is included as Holmes is put to the test to see if he can solve a challenging maze.
TPB  BW  $19.99  172 pages  6.625” x 10.187”  ISBN 978-1-61377-103-7

Bullet Points:
•    Gary Reed has written over 30 graphic novels including Baker Street: Honour Among Punks which received two Harvey Award nominations and Renfield: A Tale of Madness which has been used in college literature classes.  
•    Steven Philip Jones has over 60 comics published in a diverse offering including  Invaders from Mars, Reanimator, Worlds of H.P. Lovecraft,  and his two novels King of Harlem and Bushwackers.

 

Blondie: Volume 2Blondie, Vol. 2: From Honeymoon to Diapers and Dogs; Complete Daily Comics 1933-1936
Chic Young (w & a & c)

This second volume picks up where Blondie: The Courtship and Wedding left off. The story begins with Blondie and Dagwood on their honeymoon and features one hilarious gag after another. But all is not fun and games when the newlyweds arrive home. Dagwood's parents have disinherited him and the optimistic bumbler must go to work.

In the first three years of the strip, Chic Young experimented with different themes and approaches, but it's in the fourth through sixth years reprinted in this volume that he establishes the elements that would make Blondie the most popular comic strip in the world. All of the iconic elements and many of the regular characters in the strip are introduced in these pages: Dagwood's boss Mr. Dithers, his neighbor Herb, the dog Daisy…and in 1934, the first of the Bumstead children, Baby Dumpling (who is later given the name Alexander).

For millions of readers who've loved the Bumsteads over the years, this essential collection tells the complete tale of the couple's early marital bliss. Produced with the cooperation of the Chic Young family, the book includes an informative and entertaining introduction by Brian Walker that places Blondie in its historical context.

This is the very beginning of Blondie and Dagwood's life as we now know it.
HC  PC  $49.99  328 pages  11” x 8.5”  ISBN 978-1-61377-102-0

Bullet Points:
•    Edited and designed by Dean Mullaney
•    Introduction by Brian Walker
•    “This is art, history, nostalgia - and whatever else you wish to call it, all rolled up in one magnificent collection." —Greg Barbick, blogcritics.org

 

Archie: Best of Dan DeCarlo Vol 3Archie: Best of Dan DeCarlo, Vol. 3
Various (w)  Dan DeCarlo (a & c)

The third Best of Dan DeCarlo volume continues in the tradition of Volumes one and two, collecting beautiful, vintage stories by DeCarlo Showcasing his numerous artistic skills. If Jack Kirby was the King of comics then Dan DeCarlo was the Emperor of Archie—and when you read this volume you'll understand why!
HC  FC  $24.99  152 pages  8.5” x 11”  ISBN 978-1-61377-101-3

Bullet Points:
•    “Between the high-quality stories and the exceptional production values, these moderately-priced volumes are excellent for beginning a collection of what many aficionados feel is the classic Archie material.” — Comicsworthreading.com





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