New Wednesday, New Books!

Wednesday, Nov 21st, 2012

This week's new books include The Adventures of Augusta Wind #1, Kiss #6, Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #4, Judge Dredd #1, and many more. Stop by your local comic shop today to check out our other comics out today. Happy Thanksgiving!

The Adventures of Agusta Wind #1

 

The Adventures of Augusta Wind #1 (of 5) - Also available digitally!

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J.M. DeMatteis (w) • Vassilis Gogtzilas (a & c)
Augusta Webster thought she was an ordinary girl living an ordinary life in an ordinary town.  But that was before the Snabbit—half-snake/half-rabbit—arrived to turn Augusta's world upside down and reveal that she's anything but ordinary.  A new all-ages fantasy from J.M. DeMatteis, creator of Abadazad, with astonishing art by Vassilis Gogtizilas.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Variant Vasillis Gogtzilas “rock poster” cover!

Bullet points:
• All-new fantasy series from the acclaimed writer of Abadazad, J.M. DeMatteis!
• The “IDW World Tour” is on! Watch for variant “rock poster” covers of all your favorite titles over the coming months, culminating in a rock festival blowout you won’t believe for San Diego Comic-Con International 2013!

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ContropussyContropussy

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Emma Caulfield & Camilla Outzen Rantsen (w) • Christian Meesey & Thomas Mauer (a) Christian Meesey (c)
From Emma Caulfield, the popular actress who portrayed Anya on Joss Whedon's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and co-writer Camilla Rantsen, comes Contropussy, a story about a cat with a major itch to scratch. By day she is a mild mannered feline, but by night she comes alive, adventuring in the city, eventually finding herself a pawn in political schemes.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • 8.25” x 6.25” • ISBN 978-1-61377-482-3

Bullet points:
• As subversive as the best underground comix of the ’60s but tapered with a sophisticated cosmopolitan flavor.

 

 

The Crow #5The Crow #5 (of 5) - Also available digitally!

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John Shirley (w) • Kyle Hotz (a & c)
“There Are Many Hells.” The Crow in Tokyo. The Crow searching for the stolen soul of his lost love—the search taking him on a blood-red trail of vengeance. In order to set her free, the Crow must now do important things, like descend into the layered hell of Japanese Buddhist mythology. Then he must find the living body of his beloved... and kill it. The Crow’s return concludes in explosive fashion here!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

James O’Barr variant cover!

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Danger Girl Danger Sized Treasury Edition #3Danger Girl Danger-Sized Treasury Edition #3 - Also available digitally!

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J. Scott Campbell & Andy Hartnell (w) • J. Scott Campbell (a & c)
The final two chapters of the original Danger Girl series are collected here in their entirety—72 danger-sized pages wrapped in an amazing gatefold cover by Campbell! It’s cover to cover non-stop action, and all in our gigantic treasury format—if you’ve never seen these luscious-ladies deliciously delineated at this size by Campbell then you’ve never seen Danger Girl—get this while the getting is good!
FC • 72 pages • 9.25” x 14.25” • $9.99

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Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms #5Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms #5 - Also available digitally!

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Ed Greenwood (w) • Lee Ferguson & Sal Buscema (a) • Steve Ellis (c)
Randral, Torn, and Talandra fled Waterdeep for the wilderness. Only to learn, as the sinister intrigues they fled reach after them, that they’ve arrived in a place where outlaws and marauding monsters lurk—a place that’s called the Ghost Holds for good reasons. Now they just have to get out of it alive.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant Tyler Walpole cover!

Bullet points:
• Forgotten Realms creator Ed Greenwood continues his epic story!

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Frankenstein Alive Alive #2Frankenstein Alive, Alive! #2 - Also available digitally!

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Steve Niles (w) • Bernie Wrightson (a & c)
Legendary artist Bernie Wrightson returns to Frankenstein with a comic series that picks up at the end of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s classic novel, hailed as one of the greatest horror stories of all time. Frequent Wrightson collaborator Steve Niles provides the script for this epic, decades in the making.
B&W • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:

Black &White variant Bernie Wrightson cover

Bullet points:   
• Legendary artist Bernie Wrightson returns to Frankenstein for the first time in nearly 30 years!
• Each black-and-white page reproduced in color, exhibiting the exquisite brushwork of the living legend!
• Each issue will also include supplemental materials, including interviews, essays and a serialization of the original prose story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.

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Hawken TPBA Man Named Hawken

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Benjamin Truman & Timothy Truman (w) • Timothy Truman (a & c)
Once there was an Old Man who rode a blind mule on The Road of Death.
Scalp-hunter, raider, killer-for- hire: Kit Hawken has been a bad man for most of his long life. Scalped, tortured, and left for dead by the mysterious order called The Ring, Hawken returns, seeking vengeance... aided by Shanghai Mary, a shrewd, opium dealing brothel manager... trailed by Sombre, the deformed, psychotic murderer who was once Kit Hawken's protege... and surrounded by the ghosts of every person he's ever killed! Are the phantoms real, or illusions from Hawken's blood- soaked past?

TPB • B&W • $19.99 • 148 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-409-0

Bullet points:

• “On some pages, you can see the layers of work Truman has put down, and those pages are mind-numbing in their splendor.” –Comic Book Resources
• "[Hawken] is a dirty and foul book. Isn't that what we want our westerns to be?" – Newsarama
• A sketch gallery and a new short story, only available in this collection, will also be included.

 

 

Judge Dredd #1Judge Dredd #1 - Also available digitally!

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Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel, Paul Gulacy (a) • Zach Howard, Ashley Wood, Jim Starlin, Whilce Portacio (c)
In the 22nd century, crime runs rampant in Mega-City One, home to over 400 million citizens, robots, criminals and lunatics. The only line of defense between anarchy and chaos are… the Judges. And Judge Dredd is the toughest of them all. In this, Judge Dredd’s 35th anniversary year, IDW is proud to re-introduce Judge Dredd to America in this all-new ongoing series.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Variant Carlos Ezquerra cover!

Bullet points:
• Judge Dredd is celebrating his 35th anniversary with an all-new big-screen movie as well as this comic-book launch
• First time Judge Dredd has been published by an American publisher in nearly 20 years
• Written by acclaimed novelist/comic writer Duane Swierczynski (Birds of Prey, etc. etc.) with art and colors by Road Rage/The Cape 1969 artist Nelson Daniel!
• Bonus back-up story featuring art by Paul Gulacy
• Four regular covers Zach Howard, Ashley Wood, Jim Starlin, and Whilce Portacio!
• Ask your retailer how to get the all-new cover by Dredd artist/co-creator Carlos Ezquerra!


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Kiss #6Kiss #6 - Also available digitally!

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Chris Ryall (w) • Wagner Reis (a) • Sam Shearon, Jamal Igle (c)
The girls (?!) in Kiss go up against the “phantom” Abner Devereaux and Christine Sixteen… and one of the Four-Who-Are-One won’t make it out alive!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Kiss photo variant cover!

Bullet points:
• The members of Kiss… as women?!?
• Special homage to Kiss Meets the Phantom concludes here!

 

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LOAC Essentials 1: Baron BeanLOAC Essentials 1: Baron Bean
George Herriman (w & a & c)
Introducing a new series that will reprint early daily newspaper strips that are essential to the history of comics. Each volume will contain a full year of dailies. By reproducing the strips one per page in an oblong format, it allows us to have the experience of reading the comics one day at a time. The inaugural volume of Library of American Comics Essentials features Baron Bean by one of the greatest of all comic strip stars: George Herriman. The creator of Krazy Kat drew Baron Bean for three years, beginning in 1916. Included in this volume is the first year. Two additional books will complete the series. Future LOAC Essentials titles include The Gumps and Polly and Her Pals.
HC • BW • $19.99 • 328 pages • 11” x 4” • ISBN 978-1-61377-442-7

Bullet points:
• Another classic comic creation from George Herriman!

 

 

The Rocketeer Cargo of Doom #4Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #4 (of 4) - Also available digitally!

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Mark Waid (w) • Chris Samnee (a & c)
Cliff Secord, AKA, the Rocketeer, finds himself flying high over the smog-drenched skies of Los Angeles, locked in mortal combat with an ancient and terrifying creature... and then it all starts to go to Hell! Plus, the ultimate truth about Peevy's niece is revealed! The final issue of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee’s Rocketeer series is going full throttle and the thrills show no signs of slowing down—miss this comic at your own peril!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Variant Dave Stevens cover!

Bullet points:
• From the current creative team behind Marvel’s fan-favorite Daredevil!

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Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow #19Snake Eyes & Stormshadow #19 - Also available digitally!

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Chuck Dixon (w) • Alex Cal (a) • Alex Cal (c)
TARGET: SNAKE EYES part four! Is the mission to bring down the Arashikage Clan a matter of national security or a private vendetta for SCARLETT? And, when it comes to a life or death battle with SNAKE EYES, who will walk away? The answers lie here in the most game-changing, controversial G.I. JOE storyline this year!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
David Williams variant “rock poster” cover!

Bullet points:
• The “IDW World Tour” is on! Watch for variant “rock poster” covers of all your favorite titles over the coming months, culminating in a rock festival blowout you won’t believe for San Diego Comic-Con International 2013!

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Star Trek #15Star Trek #15 - Also available digitally!

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Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)
The countdown to next year's STAR TREK sequel continues here, in an all-new re-imagining of the classic "Mirror Universe" story! Witness the transformation of the new Enterprise crew in part one of this blockbuster story, overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Variant Tim Bradstreet sketch cover!
Variant Photo Cover!

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Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #11Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #11 - Also available digitally!

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James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Milne, Nick Roche (c)
SHADOWLAND CONCLUDES! And it’s the end of an era when, on pre-war CYBERTRON, enemies close in on all sides and Orion Pax—the future OPTIMUS PRIME—selects a team of AUTOBOTS to help him pull off the ultimate heist—with the fate of the planet hanging in the balance!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Marcelo Matere variant cover!

Bullet points:
• The conclusion to the 3-part SHADOWLAND epic!
• The follow-up to the smash hit CHAOS THEORY!

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Transformers: Robots in Disguise #11Transformers: Robots in Disguise Ongoing #11 - Also available digitally!

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John Barber (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Andrew Griffith, Casey Coller (c)
CYBERTRON IS ABOUT TO EXPLODE! Tensions ratchet up between AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS as violence breaks out in the heart of the city… and PROWL looks for someone to blame. Is DIRGE a convenient target—or the key to what comes next? Plus… an old friend comes back home.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99


*Variant Covers:
Marcelo Matere variant cover!

Bullet points:
• The next stage of Cybertronian evolution begins here!
• You won’t believe the last page of this comic!

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