Today's New Comics!

Wednesday, Sep 9th, 2009

A short week just means that Wednesday comes earlier! Astro Boy Movie Adaptation #4 cover


It's another great week for IDW books, with the final Astro Boy Movie Adaptation comic and a special addition of Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft #1, plus new TRANSFORMERS and Angel comics!

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Angel Volume 5 coverAngel, Volume 5 HC

Kelley Armstrong (w) • Dave Ross (a) • Nick Runge (c)

Springing out of Joss Whedon and Brian Lynch's Angel: After the Fall storyline, novelist Kelley Armstrong (The Summoning) comes aboard to explore the many repercussions following the explosive last issue of Angel: After the Fall. Artist Dave Ross also joins up to present the first arc of "Aftermath," wherein we learn who lived, who died, and who will be forever changed from the experience.




Angel: Only Human #2 Angel: Only Human #2 cover

Scott Lobdell (w) • David Messina, Mirco Pierfederici (a) • Messina (c)

They consider themselves the purest strain of demons-they are the Scourge! This race of demon supremacists are determined to liberate an enslaved Old One from the nether-bowels of... Texas! Fortunately Illyria and Fred are on hand to make sure that doesn't happen. That is, if she's not distracted by a passionate kiss from Fred's long ago prom date!

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Astro Boy Movie Adaptation #4 coverAstro Boy Movie Adaptation #4

Scott Tipton (w) •  E.J. Su (a) •  Gabriel Rodriguez (c)

The weekly adaptation of Astro Boy concludes here, as Astro Boy Movie Prequel writer Scott Tipton and artist E.J. Su complete Astro Boy's amazing cinematic tale! On sale September 9.

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Astro Boy Movie Prequel: Underground TPB Astro Boy Movie Prequel TPB cover

Scott Tipton (w) • Diego Jourdan (a) • Ashley Wood (c)

He's back! Astro Boy makes his amazing return to comics, paving the way for his exciting feature film debut later this year! It's an all-new Astro Boy adventure, with Astro exploring a strange subterranean kingdom in search of his lost father, encountering weird creatures large and small. But are they friend or foe?


Astro Boy Movie Adaptation TPB coverAstro Boy Movie Adaptation TPB

Scott Tipton (w) • E.J. Su (a & c)

He's back! Osamu Tezuka's beloved Astro Boy continues his amazing return to comics in the official adaptation of his exciting feature film debut in 2009! Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist, powered by positive energy, and endowed with super strength, x-ray vision, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly.




Fallen Angel: Reborn #3 Fallen Angel Reborn Issue 3 cover

Peter David (w) • J.K. Woodward (a) • Woodward, Runge (c)

Across a frozen wasteland trudges Illyria, searching for the second of the three symbols of her power that will restore her to the all powerful demon goddess that she was... and the only one who can possibly stop her is the Fallen Angel.  Presuming, that is, that she wants to.

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G.I. JOE Classic Vol 5 coverClassic G.I. Joe Volume 5

Larry Hama (w) • Rod Whigham (a) • J. Scott Campbell (c)

Larry Hama's original G.I. JOE saga continues with another ten-issue installment! Witness COBRA's continued manipulation of the JOEs, Destro captures a squad of new JOEs on a training mission, Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow seek revenge against Zartan, and much more.




Grimwood's Daughter Grimwoods Daugher cover

Jan Strnad (w) • Kevin Nowlan (a & c)

Grimwood's Daughter chronicles the last days of the elves in their desperate war against man, magician, and dragon. Artist Kevin Nowlan's powerful images elevate Jan Strnad's dark, cautionary tale into a true gem of fantasy fiction, a graphic fable that is compelling, timeless and unforgettable. This special hardcover edition includes a special section with Nowlan sketches and preliminaries!



The Life and Times of Savior 28 #5 coverThe Life and Times of Savior 28 #5

J.M. DeMatteis (w) • Mike Cavallaro (a & c)

"Book Five: Day of Drums." The saga of America's greatest hero concludes as Savior 28's killer-and former sidekick-sifts through the events of James Smith's final days, revealing a man whose life has been utterly destroyed... and whose death could possibly save the world.

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Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft Special Edition #1 Locke and Key: Welcome to Lovecraft SE #1 cover

Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

This special presentation of the debut issue of the Eisner-nominated Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft includes not only the actual script from Hill, but also a second bonus: an all-new 11-page story, "Freddie Wertham Goes to Hell," written by Hill, drawn by the late Seth Fisher and presented in color here for the very first time.

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Star Trek: Nero #2 coverStar Trek: Nero #2

Mike Johnson & Tim Jones (w) • David Messina (a & c)

From Star Trek writer/producers Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman and the creative team behind the best-selling Star Trek: Countdown. The story of the villainous Nero continues as we learn how Nero spent the years between his battle with the Kelvin and his reunion with Spock! You don't want to miss this essential chapter in the rebirth of Star Trek!

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Transformers Animated Volume 11 Transformers Animated Vol 11 cover

Marty Isenberg (w) • Various (a)

Share the adventures of AUTOBOT heroes like OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE, and PROWL as they battle MEGATRON and the dangerous DECEPTICONS! Using actual still frames from the animated series itself, the Transformers Animated series puts new TF action in your pocket! This volume collects Season Two episodes "S.U.V. - Society of Ultimate Villainy" and "Autoboot Camp."



Transformers: Tales of the Fallen #2 coverTransformers: Tales of the Fallen #2

Simon Furman (w) • Carlos Magno (a) • Magno, Alex Milne (c)

One of the most downright dangerous and deadly TRANSFORMERS of all arrives on Earth in single-minded, stop-at-nothing pursuit of his prey. If you think we're talking about a DECEPTICON here, think again! Meet SIDESWIPE, the AUTOBOTS' very own lethal weapon.

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Which Witch's Wand Works? Which Witchs Wand Works cover

Poly Bernaten (w & a & c)

Join two bumbling, funny witches, Ricket and Rattle, in the Halloween misadventure of the year! When Ricket challenges Rattle to a contest to see who's the better witch, all sorts of silly spells - with ridiculous consequences - fly back and forth. But when one spell goes wrong, the sister witches will have to work together to save the day!



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