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Monday, Jul 28th, 2014

IDW Publishing Presents The Greatest Shadow Show on Earth With A Comic Book Adaption

 

Literary Mavens And Acclaimed Comic Book ArtistsCome Together In Celebration Of Ray Bradbury

 

San Diego, CA (July 26, 2014)– In the prose anthology Shadow Show, acclaimedwriters gathered to pay tribute to the work of the incomparableRay Bradbury, known for such timeless classics asFahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, andThe Illustrated Man. What resulted was a collection ofremarkable and unique stories that beautifully illustrateBradbury’s enduring imprint on the fantasy, science fiction,and mystery genres.

 

This November, IDW Publishing will take a selectionof these stories and pair them with some of comic book’sbiggest and brightest artists for a 5-issue series of comic-bookadaptations. Shadow Show #1 starts with the haunting andmelancholy “By The Silver Water of Lake Champlain,”written by Joe Hill (Locke & Key) andadapted by Jason Ciaramella (The Cape)with art by Charles Paul Wilson III(Wraith) and a gorgeous cover by Locke & Keyco-creator Gabriel Rodriquez.

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Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014

Garbage Pail Kids Get A Comic-Book Series At IDW!

San Diego, CA (July 25, 2014)–Topps’ Garbage Pail Kids, the 1980s sensation,will have readers squirming with delight this winter as the obsceneadolescents star in a brand-new comic-book series from IDWPublishing. With the likesof Adam BombLeaky Lindsay,and New WaveDave populatingthe Garbage Pail Kids universe,the delightfully deformed and often downrightdisgusting Kids are set to maketheir mark on the world of comics, just in time for their 30thAnniversary in 2015!
 

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Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014

IDW Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary At The 2014 Eisner Awards!

San Diego, CA(July 26,2014) – Celebrated annually at San DiegoComic Con International, the 2014 Eisner Awards, held last night,continued IDW Publishing's 15th anniversary year! IDW Publishingand the Library of American Comics are proud to announce a total ofseven combined awards! Thank you to the judges and all of ouresteemed nominees for helping us celebrate this anniversary year atthe Eisners!
 
Winning the award for Best Comics-RelatedBook were DeanMullaneyand BruceCanwell, of The Library of American Comics, fortheir riveting and thorough exploration into the life and worksof AlexToth in GeniusIllustrated. Additionally, Mullaney took home the awardfor BestPublicationDesign!

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Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014

Star Trekā„¢ Meets Planet Of The Apes!

San Diego, CA (July 25, 2014)– Have you ever wondered what it would be like to“mind-meld” with a sentient ape? Or wanted to see aKlingon on horseback, brandishing a rifle? Readers will soon have achance to peek into just such an alternate future, as IDWPublishing partners with BOOM! Studios for the crossover event ofthe year: Star Trek/Planet of theApes.
 
IDW will publish the crossover, which will mark the firsttime BOOM! Studios has partnered with another publisher on aseries. Together they will bring StarTrek,licensed by CBS Consumer Products, and 20th CenturyFox’s Planet of theApes together in a way that is sure to delightexisting fans and make new ones. The series will pair theoriginal U.S.S. Enterprise crewwith Taylor, Nova and the cast from theoriginal Planet of theApesfilm.
 

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Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014

ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS BRINGS MAYHEM TO COMICS

San Diego, CA (July 25, 2014)– Spinning out of the show-stopping announcement at thisyear’s Licensing Expo, Rovio Entertainment and Hasbro, Inc.have teamed up to bring together two of the world’s largestand most popular entertainment brands with ANGRY BIRDSTRANSFORMERS! This fall, IDW will bring the mayhem to comics withthe brand-new series, ANGRY BIRDSTRANSFORMERS, expanding on the unexpected backgrounds ofthis explosive crossover!
 
“Comics offer an ideal medium for telling the storiesof these improbable but totally convincing mash-up characters fromtwo enormously popular creations,” said Rovio’sEditor-in-Chief, Comics JukkaHeiskanen. “Blending action with humor andadventure with mishap, they will excite and delight fans of bothbrands.”
 

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Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014

The Search For Edward Scissorhands Begins At IDW

San Diego, CA (July 25, 2014)– Just in time for Halloween, IDW Publishing and TwentiethCentury Fox Consumer Products are proud to announce the first in anumber of new projects together, with the firstever Edward Scissorhands comic bookseries. The long overdue all-new adventures begin in October,with New York Times best-sellingauthor KateLeth (Adventure Time) onwriting duties and DrewRausch (Haunted Mansion)lending his delightfully spooky style to the interior art. Roundingout the creative team will be acclaimed Locke &Key artist GabrielRodriguez, who will provide a stunning and suitablycreepy cover for the debut issue.
 

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Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014

Check Out IDW's Summer Blockbusters!!

 

 

 

 

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Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014

IDW PUBLISHING KICKS OFF SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH THE TRANSFORMERS HUMBLE BUNDLE


San Francisco & San Diego,Calif. - July 23, 2014 - Here's a bundle that's “more thanmeets the eye.” Humble Bundle and award-winning publisher IDWPublishing, under license from Hasbro, are kicking off San DiegoComic-Con with a digital comic collection of epic proportions.Customers can pay what they want while also supporting achild-focused charity in the Transformers Humble Bundle presentedby IDW.
 
 
Customers can name their price for TransformersClassics, Volumes 1-4, featuring a digitalreincarnation of 48 issues from the original comics. Those who paymore than the average price will alsoreceiveTransformers: All Hail Megatron, Vol.1-4,Transformers:Autocracy and Transformers:Spotlight, Vol. 1. Customers who pay $15 or more willreceive all of the above, plus Transformers: MoreThan Meets the Eye, Vol. 1 and2 and Transformers: Robots inDisguise, Vol. 1 and 2, bringing a total of nearly100 comic book issues to the bundle.

Take advantage ofthis sale now!!

 

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Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014

IDW KICKS OPEN THE DOORS TO COMIC-CON WITH ORPHAN BLACK!

 

San Diego, CA (July 23, 2014)– Orphan Black, the acclaimed sci-fi series byTemple Street Productions, assumes a new identity in the form of acomic-book series from IDW Publishing. IDW’s series will notbe a clone of the show but will feature some all-new stories set inthe complex and thrilling world of Orphan Black.

 

 

Orphan Black, in addition to being acaptivating TV series, is a perfect premise for comics,” saidChris Ryall, IDW’s Chief CreativeOfficer/Editor-in-Chief. “And as the second season hasexpanded the series in exciting new directions, that has onlyincreased the amount of stories we’ll be able to tell incomic-book form.”

 

Orphan Black, which has just been renewedfor a third season, centers on Sarah Manning, who after witnessingthe suicide of a woman that appears to be her doppelgängercomes into the knowledge that this woman and indeed herself, aretwo of many biological clones. Sarah takes on the woman’sidentity and uses her position as a police detective to uncover themystery behind what she is and what that means.

 

IDW Publishing is known for its authenticity andattention to detail when approaching licensed properties andOrphan Black is sure to be a comic book series a delightexisting fans and make new ones.

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Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014

IDW Entertainment And UCP To Develop NIGHT MARY As A Live-Action Series

San Diego, CA (July 23, 2014)– IDW Entertainment and Universal Cable Productions announcedtoday they are co-developing IDW Publishing’s horror comicbook, Night Mary, created by RickRemender and Kieron Dwyer, as alive-action television series. Night Mary will join animpressive roster of innovative and original scripted content fromUniversal Cable Productions.

 

John Pogue, who wrote and directedthe recently released film, The Quiet Ones, has beentapped to write and direct the pilot.

 

“We love genre at UCP and thankfully so doaudiences. We've made it a priority to seek out great propertiesthat will attract equally great creators to adapt them,”said Dawn Olmstead, Executive Vice President,Development, Universal Cable Productions. “The dark andsuspenseful world of ‘Night Mary’ gives us a greatlandscape to work from and has a lot of promise to deeply immersefans.”  

 

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IDW Publishing's Summer Blockbusters