IDW's March New Comics and Books!

Thursday, Dec 15th, 2011


More INFESTATION! All-new ROCKETEER ADVENTURES! Plus THE SPIRIT ARTIST'S EDITION and more!  Infestation 2: G.I. Joe #1 cover

Infestation 2: G.I. Joe #1 (of 2)
Mike Raicht (w) Valentine De Landro (a) De Landro, Livio Ramondelli (c)

Cobra has always had a penchant for dark experiments. This time they've gone too far and opened a portal to a realm of violence and madness. As squadron after squadron of Cobra Vipers falls under the thrall of the Elder Gods there seems no way to stop the hideous transformations that are taking place. The only hope lies in a group of already-insane Cobra agents... and a Joe named Snake Eyes!

FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Inter-connected "Tentacle Attack" cover! Connecting every Infestation 2 tie-in book!
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The return of Infestation G.I. Joe scribe Mike Raicht (also of STUFF OF LEGEND).





Infestation 2: G.I. Joe #2 coverInfestation 2: G.I. Joe #2 (of 2)
Mike Raicht (w) Valentine De Landro (a & c)

Unspeakable madness seeps out of the portal Cobra has opened, and it threatens to take over the entire Cobra base... and then spread across the globe! The only hope for survival lies in an unusual alliance between Snake Eyes and master-of-the-occult Crystal Ball. And who knows what role Storm Shadow will play! Pulse pounding horror excitement awaits!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Inter-connected "Tentacle Attack" cover! Connecting every Infestation 2 tie-in book!





Infestation 2: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (of 2) Infestation 2: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 cover
Tristan Jones (w) Mark Torres (a) menton3, Livio Ramondelli (c)

The sewers of NYC have always been home to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles... but what else has been nesting in the deep dark? A series of strange occurrences leads the Turtles into long forgotten tunnels. What they find there should have been left alone, for as light fades ands wall narrow- bone chilling terror awaits!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Inter-connected "Tentacle Attack" cover! Connecting every Infestation 2 tie-in book!

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The return of fan-favorite TMNT scribe TRISTAN JONES!




Infestation 2: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2 coverInfestation 2: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2 (of 2)
Tristan Jones (w) Mark Torres (a) menton3 (c)

One of the Turtles have been taken by the things in the dark depths of the sewers, and it's up to the other brothers to save him. To do so, they will have to navigate the labyrinthine passage ways of the lost sewers and do battle with mind-bending monstrosities. If they fail, not only will their brother be lost, but the entire world as well!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:       
Inter-connected "Tentacle Attack" cover! Connecting every Infestation 2 tie-in book!






Road Rage #2 (of 4) Road Rage #2 cover
Stephen King & Joe Hill, Chris Ryall (w) Nelson Daniel (a) Daniel, Phil Noto (c)

The Tribe have done some baaaad things in their time as a motorcyle club, but surely nothing deserving the full-on assault by an insane trucker in an oil rig! Throttle, the story by acclaimed novelist/Eisner-winning graphic novelist Joe Hill and his father, Stephen King, ensure that the road will run red before it's all over!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Nelson Daniel cover
Stephen King & Joe Hill "Motorcycle Road Trip" cover by Tony Harris!
Throttle biker-gang logo temporary tattoos!

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Story by Stephen King & Joe Hill, the first time father and son have collaborated on a story!
Cover by Phil Noto!
Ask your retailer how to get a special incentive cover featuring Stephen King and Joe Hill on a "motorcycle road trip" by superstar artist Tony Harris!
Ask your retailer how to get a special Throttle biker-gang temp tattoo, too!



Rocketeer Adventures 2 #1 coverRocketeer Adventures 2 #1 (of 4)
Marc Guggenheim, Peter David, Stan Sakai (w) Sandy Plunkett, Bill Sienkiewicz, Stan Sakai (a) Darwyn Cooke, Dave Stevens (c)

The second volume of Dave Stevens' Rocketeer blasts off with an all-new selection of great stories by some of the best in the biz! This issue starts off with a bang as Cliff finds himself in a dogfight, followed by a screening of everyone's favorite cartoon character, and ending on a high-note with a lovely and somewhat familiar story-plus a gorgeous pin-up by Arthur Adams! That's 25-count 'em, TWO FIVE-pages of topnotch comics!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:       
Black & White Darwyn Cooke cover!

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The smash-hit anthology blasts off again!
A stellar group of writers and artists producing 12 all-new stories starring Dave Stevens' Rocketeer.
Each issue features 25 pages of stories and art!

Offered Again!
Rocketeer Adventures HC Vol. 1

FC $24.99 ISBN: 978-1-61377-034-4


Rocketeer Complete Collection, HC Vol. 1 

FC $29.99 ISBN: 978-1-60010-538-8


Rocketeer Complete Collection, Deluxe HC Vol. 1 

FC $75.00 ISBN: 978-1-60010-537-1



Next Men: Aftermath #41  Next Men: Aftermath #41 cover
John Byrne (w & a & c)
Time continues to shred itself, and as Jasmine and Gil search for the solution to that problem, something even more immediate-and personal-is revealed.  Plus, in the 20th Century, the mystery quest continues.
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
B&W John Byrne cover!

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The final storyline in John Byrne's Next Men saga continues.




John Byrne's Classic Next Men, Vol. 3 coverJohn Byrne's Classic Next Men, Vol. 3  
John Byrne (w & a & c)
John Byrne's Classic Next Men Volume 3 contains the last 12 issues of the original run from #19-30 including the stories "Faith", "Power", and "Lies". Also includes one of the earliest appearances of Mike Mignola's popular character, Hellboy.
TPB  FC  $29.99  332 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-160-0

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Concluding John Byrne's original Next Men run!






Smoke and Mirrors #1 (of 5) Smoke and Mirrors #1 cover
Mike Costa & Jon Armstrong (w) Ryan Browne (a) Browne, Fiona Staples (c)
From the company that brought you Locke & Key and Memorial! Mike Costa (COBRA, Blackhawks) teams with sleight-of-hand artist Jon Armstrong (also a consulting Imagineer for Disney) and acclaimed artist Ryan Browne (God Hates Astronauts)! A stage magician is thrust into a world where magic-not technology-rules, and forced to use trickery and illusions to survive!
FC 32 pages $3.99

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You won't believe your eyes as mind-bending illusions and mentalism principles create an amazing magical experience using only ink and paper!
Keep a second pair of socks handy since the ones you're wearing will be blown off!





Will Eisner's The Spirit Artist's Edition HC coverWill Eisner's The Spirit Artist's Edition HC
Will Eisner (w & a & c)
Will Eisner was one of the most influential and important creators of all time. He virtually wrote the book on sequential story-telling and remained a vital creator throughout his long career. Now, with the full cooperation of the Eisner Estate, IDW is proud to offer Will Eisner's The Spirit: Artist's Edition. A beautiful collection of Spirit stories, all from Eisner's well regarded post World War II period, and each one shot from the original art. This massive book measures an astounding 15 x 22 inches-time to get new bookcases!-and comes in its own custom made box to ensure safe delivery-If you are an art fan THIS IS ONE BOOK YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS!
HC BW $95.00 net discount item 144 Pages 15" x 22" ISBN: 978-1-61377-175-4

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What is an Artist's Edition?
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 Will Eisner's drawing board!



Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ongoing #8 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ongoing #8 cover
Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) Dan Duncan (a) Duncan, Eastman (c)

It's nonstop excitement in this action packed issue of TMNT! Baxter Stockman's latest inventions have found the Turtles lair in the sewers and it's a scramble for survival... and not everyone will make it out safely! General Krang also provides the answers to some lingering mysteries! AND Casey Jones and April make an important connection?? This issue has it all!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Simon Gane variant!

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Conclusion to the exciting "Enemies Old, Enemies New" story arc!




Godzilla Legends #5 coverGodzilla Legends #5 (of 5)
Bobby Curnow (w) Dean Haspiel (a) Arthur Adams, Bob Eggleton (c)

The final Legend is here! Does Godzilla have a weakness? The government wants to know, and in order to get the necessary data, tissue samples must be taken from the great beast. The only way to get these samples? TO CLIMB GODZILLA! Renowned, retired adventurer Bryson Allworth is called in. Is he up to the herculean task? When another monster shows up to tumble, the task is only gonna get tougher! Don't miss this special final issue to LEGENDS!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Black & white Art Adams cover!

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Art by Eisner-nominated and Emmy WINNING Dean Haspiel (American Splendor, Cuba, My Revolution)




Magic: The Gathering #4 Magic: The Gathering #4 cover
Matt Forbeck (w) Martín Cóccolo (a) Karl Kopinski (c)

Dack Fayden has finally caught up to the mage that destroyed his home village, but it might be too late: she has begun casting a deadly spell that will drain hundreds of their life force. And, now that Dack has arrived, he may fall prey to the same dark magic as the rest!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant Tyler Walpole cover!

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This issue includes an exclusive, alternate art playable Magic: The Gathering card!
Continuing the adventures of the brand new Planeswalker, Dack Fayden!



Dungeons & Dragons Annual 2012 coverDungeons & Dragons Annual 2012
Paul Crilley (w) Paco Diaz (a) menton3 (c)

They call Sharn the "City of Towers"... but it's what's below the surface that interests Abraxis Wren, the most notorious inquisitive in the land. As Wren and his assistant Torin begin an investigation that pulls at the strings that bind the city together, it's their own lives that might unravel! Writer Paul Crilley continues spinning tales in the exciting world of Eberron, following up last month's Infestation 2 crossover--joined by hot artist Paco Diaz (Wolverine)--in this double-sized, all-new annual!
FC 40 pages $7.99

*Variant covers:
Valerio Schiti wraparound variant cover!

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Starring Abraxis Wren, introduced to comics in Infestation 2 last month!
Written by Paul Crilley, author of the Abraxis Wren novels, with art by Paco Diaz (Dark Wolverine, Age of X)!



Dungeons & Dragons: The Legend of Drizzt: Neverwinter Tales   
R.A. Salvatore & Geno Salvatore (w)  Agustin Padilla (a)  Gonzalo Flores (c)
The MOST POPULAR CHARACTER from the MOST POPULAR FANTASY WORLD of all time comes to life in his FIRST ORIGINAL comic book tale. DRIZZT leads this massive thriller into R.A. Salvatore's next blockbuster novel! DRIZZT and his companion DAHLIA hunt for something that seems part vampire and part elite dwarven warrior and must find out how the evil lich Valindra Shadowmantle and her minion Korbin Dor'crae factor into the mystery.
HC  FC  $24.99  136 pages  8.5" x 11" ISBN 978-1-61377-156-3

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Plotted by best-selling author R.A. Salvatore!
"This book has a chance of becoming a first. Taking a story that was started in one media and continuing it in another, then returning to the original. It's a good idea and can help bring two genres together."



Memorial #4 (of 6)
Chris Roberson (w) Rich Ellis (a) Michael WM Kaluta (c)

Em finds herself stranded in the Everlands with no way home, with no one but a lost little girl to guide her. Together, the two make their way across the "Stolen Moments," encountering people and places that have been forgotten by history, or remembered only as stories. But with the Shadows and an army of living statues dogging her heels, and even greater dangers ahead, can Em survive long enough to find a way back to the only life she knows?
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant B&W Michael Kaluta cover!

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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!



Hawken #5 (of 6) Hawken #5 cover
Tim & Ben Truman (w) Tim Truman (a & c)

The Trumans continue to redefine the western horror genre! In the midst of a terrible monsoon, the ghost-haunted killer Hawken descends on the Tucson Ring's Supply Outpost. But, when the bodies start falling, he discovers a conspiracy that changes EVERYTHING! Alternate cover by Geof "Horror Vacui" Darrow!
PC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant Geof Darrow cover!

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All-new, 6-issue weird western series co-written and drawn by Tim Truman (GrimJack, Hawkman, Scout)!
As your retailer how to get a special cover by Geof Darrow!



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

As a storm thunders up the coast to Lovecraft, Massachusetts, the Keepers of the Keys face Dodge a final time, under three hundred feet of stone, in the darkness before the Black Door. Here, water will mix with blood and The Drowning Cave will become a colossal grave, in the final issue of the CLOCKWORKS storyline.
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Gabriel Rodriguez cover!

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The final issue of Clockworks!
2011 Eisner-Award winner and Spike-TV Scream Award nominee for Best Writer!
2011 Eisner Award-nominee for Best Artist, Best Single Issue, and Best Series!
Multiple Locke & Key collections have appeared on the New York Times Bests-eller list!
Coming soon: the final storyline, Locke & Key: Omega


Danger Girl: Revolver #3 (of 4) Danger Girl: Revolver #3 cover
Andy Hartnell (w) Chris Madden (a) J. Scott Campbell, Madden (c)

It's the sexiest and most dangerous event of 2012, and the action continues right here!  While on target to recover a missing Peruvian treasure, Danger Girl Abbey Chase encounters a deadly new rival who may beat her to the punch.  Will Abbey reach it first, or will the sudden involvement of Peru's most powerful villains prompt her to stand clear of the inevitable explosion?!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:       
J. Scott Campbell sketch variant cover!

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The triumphant return of Andy Hartnell and J. Scott Campbell's runaway hit series!
Illustrated by new comics superstar Chris Madden (Jack Avarice IS The Courier)!



Dorothy of Oz Prequel #1 coverDorothy of Oz Prequel #1 (of 4)
Denton J. Tipton (w) Blair Shedd (a) Eric Shanower (c)

Based on the upcoming animated film Dorothy of Oz! Building on the world created in the celebrated children's book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum, Dorothy of Oz will tell the tale of the titular hero's return to the Land of Oz. But first read here about what events transpired to necessitate Dorothy's return, and witness the rise of the Jester!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant CGI character art cover!

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Starring classic Oz characters the Lion, Scarecrow and Tin Man!
Covers by Eisner-winning artist Eric Shanower!
First of a four-issue miniseries leading into the major film Dorothy of Oz!

Offered Again!
Little Adventures in Oz Book 1 

FC $9.99 ISBN: 978-1-60010-589-0


Little Adventures in Oz Book 2 

FC $9.99 ISBN: 978-1-60010-678-1


Berkeley Breathed's Outland: The Complete Collection Berkeley Breathed's Outland: The Complete Collection cover
Berkley Breathed (w & a & c)
Berkeley Breathed, the mad genius who boggled and bewildered us with Bloom County, is back! Soon after retiring Bloom County-and at the peak of its popularity-Breathed returned with an all-new Sunday only newspaper strip: OUTLAND. Debuting just four weeks after the final Bloom County was published, and with many of the same cast members, Outland continues on in the same traditions set forth by its forebears-ranging from delightful whimsy to raging satire! This volume contains every Outland strip published, some never before collected in book form, and nearly all have been scanned from the original art, provided by breathed from his personal archives. More than 280 Sunday pages, all in fully re-mastered color, from September 3, 1989 through March 26, 1995. As an added bonus, this volume will have a selection of the extremely rare Academia Waltz, the college strip Breathed did as a precursor to Bloom County!
HC FC $39.99 320 Pages 11" x 8.5" ISBN: 978-1-61377-176-1

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Every Outland strip in ONE beautiful hardcover collection!


True Blood, Vol. 3: French Quarter coverTrue Blood, Vol. 3: French Quarter
Mariah Huehner & David Tischman (w) David Messina & Claudia Balboni (a) David Messina (c)

In this sequel to the first NYT best-selling TRUE BLOOD miniseries, "All Together Now," mind-reading waitress Sookie Stackhouse is in New Orleans, helping Vampire Sherriff Eric Northman track down an insane killer named Guerra. Bill Compton's in town, too, making sure Eric doesn't get fresh with Sookie, and investigating a local Hep-D outbreak that may be connected to Guerra's latest victims. Meanwhile, back in Bon Temps, why is Pam hanging out at Merlotte's-and what does she want with Lafayette? Based on the HBO mega-hit created by Alan Ball.
HC  FC  $24.99  160 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-165-5







G.I. Joe: Ongoing Vol. 2 #11 G.I. Joe: Ongoing Vol. 2 #11 cover
Chuck Dixon (w) Alex Cal (a) Dave Wilkins, Will Rosado (c)

The Commander demands annihilation! COBRA's horrific war escalates and the Joes are fighting for their lives in the killing fields. The new Cobra Commander unleashes weapons of unimaginable horror in a scorched earth strategy that will turn the Southeast Asian country of Nanzhao into a lifeless wasteland. Will the Joes stand or run? You already know the answer to that one, don't you?
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant David Williams interconnected cover!

Bullet points:
PART 7 of Cobra Command!




Snake Eyes Ongoing #11 coverSnake Eyes Ongoing #11
Chuck Dixon (w) Alex Cal (a) Dave Wilkins, Robert Atkins (c)

The Commander demands satisfaction! COBRA's war on a helpless sovereign nation roars toward its conclusion. Snake Eyes is alone against the Red Ninjas led by Storm Shadow in the Temple of the Bells as weapons of mass destruction fall over Nanzhao. The Joes are in jeopardy at a border crossing against a squadron of B.A.T.s. Storm Shadow offers Snake Eyes a devil's deal; the key to the heart of COBRA. Will the most dangerous Joe accept?
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
David Williams interconnected cover!

Bullet points:   
PART 8 of Cobra Command!




Cobra Ongoing #11 
Mike Costa (w) Alex Cal (a) Dave Wilkins, Antonio Fuso (c)

"COBRA COMMAND" CONCLUDES! This is it-the final battle as the JOEs struggle to survive. Everything changes here! Who lives-who dies-who wins? The answers aren't what you expect, and the foundation for the future of G.I. Joe starts here!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
David Williams interconnected cover!

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The G.I. JOE status is irrevocably changed!
The Future of the JOEs and COBRA starts here!


G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #176 coverG.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #176
Larry Hama (w) S L Gallant (a) Herb Trimpe, Gallant (c)

It's pure pandemonium, as three sides rush to track down the leader of the Blue Ninja menace. Can Cobra Commander, Snake Eyes and Baroness find a way to aid each other in their quest for vengeance? Or will their animosity toward each other give their common enemy the upper hand? Tension runs high as the Blue Ninja threat escalates in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #176!

FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Larry Hama variant sketch cover cover!






G.I. JOE: Snake Eyes, Vol. 2: Cobra Civil War G.I. JOE: Snake Eyes, Vol. 2: Cobra Civil War cover
Chuck Dixon (w)  Alberto Muriel (a)  Robert Atkins (c)
COBRA CIVIL WAR infects the world! The Joes are struck by a pandemic released by Cobra madman Rodrigo Vargas and it gets personal as Duke is one of the infected. Snake Eyes' only hope is to find Vargas, but as Duke slowly worsens, can Snake Eyes help save his fellow JOE in time?
TPB  FC  $17.99  104 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-159-4

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"The Cobra Civil War storyline is bringing out some of the best G.I. JOE stories in quite some time. The stakes are much higher and you'll never know how your favorite JOE or COBRA member is going to come out of it by the end."




G.I. Joe 2: Movie Prequel #3 coverG.I. Joe 2: Movie Prequel #3 (of 4)
John Barber (w) Salvador Navarro (a & c)

THE PREQUEL TO THIS SUMMER'S MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIE STRIKES AGAIN! Snake Eyes-a deadly ninja. Roadblock-an unparalleled commando. Now's the time for them to match skills and throw down. Who'll win in this battle of fighting styles? It's no holds barred brawling with the bad guys in the middle-plus, new secrets of Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow are revealed!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Black & white Salvador Navarro cover!

Bullet points
Leading directly into the hottest movie of the summer, G.I. JOE 2!




Classic G.I. JOE Vol. 14  
Larry Hama, more (w)  Andrew Wildman, Chris Batista, Steven Leiber, William Rosado, Tom Mandrake, more (a)  Jonboy Meyers (c)
Classic G.I. Joe Volume 14 continues the newly re-colored run of "A Real American Hero" with issues #135-145. Is Scarlett joining COBRA? What are Megatron and Cobra Commander up to as they join forces in the 4-issue Transformers/G.I. JOE crossover and take a look at the early days of some of the JOE's careers and lives.
TPB  FC  $24.99  256 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-153-2

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"It's another great collection and a fun trip down memory lane."


How to Draw Transformers coverHow to Draw Transformers  
Nick Roche (w & a) Marcelo Matere (c)
The complete guide to drawing Transformers! Everyone knows that Transformers are fun to watch and play, but did you know that they are also fun to draw? Now you can become a first-rate Transformers artist, just by following these step-by-step instructions!
TPB  FC  $4.99  32 pages  8" x 10" ISBN 978-1-61377-149-5

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Wanna learn how to draw your favorite 'bots? No you can!





Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #3 Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #3 cover
James Roberts (w) Alex Milne (a) Milne, Nick Roche (c)

DISASTER IN SPACE! What's the very worst thing you could find on board a four million year old spaceship? Clue: it's ancient, it's deadly, and it shouldn't exist-but it's killing the Transformers anyway! It's AUTOBOTS versus boogieman in a Transformers story unlike any you've seen before, as the exciting new direction rolls out!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Alex Milne B&W cover!

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Two series, ONE UNIVERSE! This series, in conjunction with TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise, expands the TRANSFORMERS universe into exciting, unexplored territory.




Transformers: Robots in Disguise Ongoing #3 coverTransformers: Robots in Disguise Ongoing #3
John Barber (w) Andrew Griffith (a) Casey Coller, Griffith (c)

CYBERTRON IN CRISIS! An explosion in the middle of the capitol city strikes. Was it a DECEPTICON attack? Suspicions run high, and the uneasy peace unravels! Only Wheeljack can solve the puzzle-but will he do it before Starscream takes advantage of the AUTOBOTS weakness! The bold new direction in Transformers storytelling continues!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant Andrew Griffith B&W cover!

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Two series, ONE UNIVERSE! This series, in conjunction with TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise, expands the TRANSFORMERS universe into exciting, unexplored territory.



The Transformers Classics, Vol. 3 The Transformers Classics, Vol. 3 cover 
Bob Budiansky & Steve Parkhouse (w) Don Perlin, John Ridgway, Mike Collins, & José Delbo (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. 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  ISBN 978-1-61377-163-1

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Freshly re-mastered and re-colored!




Transformers, Vol. 7: Chaos coverTransformers, Vol. 7: Chaos 
Mike Costa & James Roberts (w) Livio Ramondelli (a & c)

CHAOS IS HERE! The long-awaited event that will have TRANSFORMERS fans talking for years and have lasting repercussions on the lives of our heroes and villains! The Autobots land on Cybertron to discover Galvatron's plan is already in effect-but what is it he seeks in the heart of Cybertron? What could he possibly want on a dead planet? Optimus Prime must face off against Galvatron, in a battle where the fate of the whole planet rests on the outcome!
TPB  FC  $19.99  124 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-140-2

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"All in all, this book is a solid, fun, action heavy, good time. I can't recommend it highly enough. Even if you're not a TRANSFORMERS fan, you're still going to walk away happy"





Doctor Who #15 Doctor Who #15 cover
Joshua Hale Fialkov (w) Matthew Dow Smith (a) Mark Buckingham, photo (c)

Special arc by Eisner-nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov! At the onset of World War II, the Silurians' scheme of world domination has come to light-and they want Amy as their queen! Can the Doctor stop the reptilian aliens and their unwitting Nazi allies? Of course he can. He's the Doctor!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant Matthew Dow Smith cover

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Featuring the fan-favorite Silurians!
Special four-part story written by I, Vampire writer Joshua Hale Fialkov!
Cover by Fables artist Mark Buckingham!
Ask your retailer about the rare Matthew Dow Smith variant cover!




Doctor Who Classics Series IV #2 coverDoctor Who Classics Series IV #2 (of 6)
 Simon Furman (w) John Ridgway (a & c)

IDW's newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past returns! This latest series continues with the adventures of the SIXTH DOCTOR! With PERI and FROBISHER in tow, the Doctor confronts a hunter whose prey isn't what it seems! Join us for "Nature of the Beast."
FC 32 pages $3.99

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All-new covers by the incomparable John Ridgway!
Featuring fan-favorite companions Frobisher and Peri!





Doctor Who II, Vol. 3: It Came From Outer Space Doctor Who II, Vol. 3: It Came From Outer Space cover 
Tony Lee (w)  Josh Adams, Matthew Dow Smith, & Paul Grist (a)  Blair Shedd (c)
The Doctor, Amy, Rory, and new travelling companion Kevin-a cybernetic dinosaur-find a scientific crew under attack from a giant, Cthulhloid space squid! Also, the two-part "Bodysnatchers" where the crew find themselves inside an alien asylum and discover that many of the human patients within actually house the minds of some of the Doctor's most terrifying enemies! And a special, silent Christmas story. When robots attack Santa in order to destroy Christmas, it's up to the Doctor to save the day!
TPB  FC  $19.99  152 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-155-6






Star Trek #7
Mike Johnson (w) Joe Corroney (a) Tim Bradstreet (c)

The adventures of the new crew of the Enterprise continue in this all new two-part story that takes place soon after the events of the last film! While Vulcans struggle to survive in the wake of their homeworld's destruction at the hands of rogue Romulans, and some Vulcans believe that the logical response can be summed up in one word: revenge! STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci oversees this original story set in the timeline leading up to the blockbuster film sequel!
FC 32 pages $3.99

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

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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!




Star Trek 100-Page Spectacular 2012 Star Trek 100-Page Spectacular 2012 cover
Scott Tipton & David Tipton, Stuart Moore (w) Elena Casagrande, J.K. Woodward (a) Joe Corroney (c)

Several classic Star Trek  stories offer an exciting-and reasonably priced!-introduction to the exciting universe that is Star Trek. Including the origins of a tragic and heroic captain to a mischievous alien intent on causing mayhem, plus more!
FC 100 pages $7.99







Star Trek, Vol. 1 coverStar Trek, Vol. 1  
Mike Johnson (w) Stephen Molnar (a) Tim Bradstreet (c)

The adventures of the Starship Enterprise continue in this new story that picks up where the blockbuster 2009 film left off! Featuring the new cast of the film, these missions re-imagine the stories from the original series in the alternate timeline created by the film, along with new threats and characters never seen before! With creative collaboration from STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci, this new series begins the countdown to the much-anticipated movie sequel premiering in 2012.
TPB  FC  $17.99  104 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-150-1

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"The new Star Trek comic literally combines the best of the old series and the new movie." -MTV Geek






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

It's all been building up to this. Captain Kirk, Cosmic Boy, and the rest of the timelost Legionnaires and Starfleet officers have reached the end of the line, and are confronted with the powerful forces which have unwritten their respective histories. But with half of their teams stranded in the past and the other half held prisoner in the future, what chance do they have of overcoming the odds and restoring the worlds they once knew?
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant J.K. Woodward cover!

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Continuing the first-ever crossover series between IDW Publishing and the DC Universe!
Featuring Phil Jimenez covers on every issue!


30 Days of Night #5 cover30 Days of Night #5
Steve Niles (w) Davide Furnó (a & c)

Fright-master Steve Niles continues his all-new 30 DAYS OF NIGHT ongoing series, with regular cover artist Davide Furnó providing interior art! A hero from the past becomes our worst nightmare, as vampires declare war on the world.
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant menton3 wraparound cover!

Bullet points:   
Ask your retailer about the rare menton3 wraparound cover!





Ghostbusters #7 Ghostbusters #7 cover
Erik Burnham (w) Dan Schoening (a) Schoening, Nick Runge (c)

It's a nasty case of possession by a greed-driven ghost, and one of the Ghostbusters is its new vessel!  It's a battle of wills on the mental plane in this latest issue of the hit ongoing Ghostbusters series!
FC 32 pages $3.99

*Variant covers:
Casey Maloney variant cover!

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






Ghostbusters coverGhostbusters 
Erik Burnham (w)  Dan Schoening (a)  Nick Runge (c)
Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic? Have you or any of your family ever seen a spook, specter, or ghost? If the answer is yes, call the professionals! Psychokinetic energy is on the rise again, business is booming for the boys, and Ray is troubled by what could be a prophetic dream... Is this an ill omen of an upcoming apocalypse, or just a little indigestion?
TPB  FC  $17.99  104 pages  ISBN 978-1-61377-157-0

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"If you're a fan of the movies then this will definitely hit all the right buttons. The charm, humor and witty banter that made them such a treat is here in full effect." - IGN

"The story has a bounce swagger to it quite like the first movie. This is a new story that has the feel of the original, and it's quite a wonderful tale." - Comic Book Resources




Funny Stuff by Frank Frazetta 
Frank Frazetta (w & a & c)
Frank Frazetta! He's been rightfully called "The Grand Master of Fantasy Art"!
But, it's little known that Frazetta also conquered other worlds in the Golden Age of Comics, as shown in his Donald Duck-ish funny animal and hilarious hillbilly comic book stories. Even those aware of this wonderful Frazetta art don't know the extent--this book is a whopping 256 page, large-format pages! 

Did we mention ferocious, terrifying wolves and swampland creatures in the plethora of animal stories illustrations as only Frazetta could draw them? There's also lions and tigers and bears--oh my!--before Frazetta's famous paintings captured the same subjects.

But wait, there's more! (As they say.) You'll see the roots of the Frazetta Girl in the sexy Kathy teenage girl adventures. And there's the  hot Daisy Mae-look-alike, Clarabelle, in the hillbilly hi-jinks stories of her beau, Looey Lazybones (Holy Li'l Abner!).

The introduction is by the famed cartoon director Ralph Bakshi who well knew Frazetta and closely worked with him when they co-produced the animated feature film, "Fire and Ice." Bakshi shares rare insights, anecdotes, photos and Frazetta drawings. And Bakshi has created a special painting of Frazetta and himself as funny animals for this beautiful hardcover full-color coffee table book! Funny Stuff by Frank Frazetta is edited and designed by Eisner award-winner Craig Yoe.
HC  FC  $49.99  256 pages  8.5" x 12" ISBN 978-1-61377-167-9

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Counting the panels and many drawings this book reveals there are well over 1000 fantastic images by the genius Frazetta that you have never seen!


Archie's Sunday Finest coverArchie's Sunday Finest
Bob Montana (w & a & c)
Continuing the Eisner Award-winning series of the rare Archie newspaper strips by Bob Montana, we turn our attention to his remarkable full-color Sunday pages. Archie's Sunday Best is the first-ever collection of the late 1940s and early 1950s color Sunday strips. Montana is approaching the peak of his creative of his juices in these pages, which feature classic Archie themes and characters.
HC  FC  $49.99  160 pages  9.25" x 12" ISBN 978-1-61377-152-5

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Edited by Eisner Award-winner Dean Mullaney.




Zombies vs Robots: This Means War! Zombies vs Robots: This Means War! cover
 Jesse Bullington, Nancy Collins, Lincoln Crisler, Brea Grant, Robert Hood, Nicholas Kaufmann, James A. Moore, Norman Prentiss, Rachel Swirsky, & Steve Rasnic Tem (w) Fabio Listrani (a & c)
The First ZVR Prose Collection. 11 Original Stories of Zombie on Robot Action-and Vice Versa! ZVR: THIS MEANS WAR! takes IDW's splatterific Zombie vs Robots comic book series-created by writer Chris Ryall and artist Ashley Wood-and expands it in ways that will redefine both zombie and robot fiction. A shambling cohort of top horror and fantasy writers from across the globe (okay, Canada, England, Australia, and Bakersfield) have devoted themselves to making evocative word-pictures in your brain of this delicious cult series.
TPB  B&W  $17.99  342 pages  6" X 9" ISBN 978-1-61377-143-3

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A Zombies vs Robots film is in development at Sony Pictures with Michael Bay's production company.





Zombies vs Robots: Ashley Wood Portfolio
Ashley Wood (a)
Starting this month, IDW will be producing high-end collectible and frameable art portfolios featuring 11" x 17" cover art replicas by some of the most notable talents in comics. Up first, eight Zombies vs Robots images from Spectrum Award-winning artist Ashley Wood! Each portfolio will be packaged in customized manila envelopes.
FC  $20.00  8 prints  11" x 17"

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Each print is 11" x 17" - Perfect for framing!


The Art of Molly Crabapple, Vol. 1: Week in Hell
N/A (w)  Molly Crabapple (a & c)
In September 2011, artist and firebrand, Molly Crabapple, locked herself in a hotel room, covered the walls in paper and filled 270 square feet of wall with art. The project, called "Molly Crabapple's Week in Hell," is a wild ride through the imagination of an artist stretching herself to the limits of her endurance. Gorgeous photographs by Steve Prue show Ms. Crabapple's sheer talent, audacity, and ambition at work. From the first stroke of pen upon paper to the glorious 360 view of a room full of art, this book chronicles the trials and joys of the Week in Hell, including visits from some of New York City's artistic luminaries, absinthe parties, live models, and musical accompaniment.
TPB  FC  $9.99  48 pages  8.5" X 11" ISBN 978-1-61377-154-9

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Introduction by Warren Ellis!
Molly's week was funded by Kickstarter-745 backers watched the whole week unfold in live webcasts!


Michael Recycle and the Tree Top Cops coverMichael Recycle and the Tree Top Cops  
Ellie Patterson (w) Alexandra Colombo (a & c)

Even super-heroes need a vacation, so where better than one of the world's natural wonders, the great Redwood Forest! But disaster has struck and the forest is under threat...can Michael Recycle and his new friends, the Tree Top Cops, save the day?
HC  FC  $15.99  24 pages  11 3/8" x 10 3/8" ISBN 978-1-61377-161-7

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Another tale of the do-goodenest super hero around, Michael Recycle!


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