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Monday, Jul 7th, 2014

New Releases from IDW Publishing for the week of July 30, 2014

 

Angry Birds Comics#2

Jeff Parker, Paul Tobin &Various (w) • Paco Rodriques & Various (a) •Giorgio Cavazzano (c)

The Angry Birds are flying high inthis fun-filled second issue! The Angry Birds take a trip toPiggyland but quickly learn it is definitely NOT the happiest placeon Earth! Featuring the writing of two Eisner-nominated creators,these stories are guaranteed to please!

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

 

·     Number one best-selling iOS app of all time!

·     Over 2 billion downloads. Yes, not a typo. 2BILLION!

·     Featuring the work of not one but twoEisner-nominated writers- Jeff Parker andPaul Tobin!

 

 

 


Black Dynamite #3 (of4)

Brian Ash (w) • Ron Wimberly (a& c)

BLACK DON'T NEVER BACKDOWN!  Black Dynamite is a man on amission once again and this time he's going to Tibet to even thescore.  When the local Shaolin monks and volunteeraid workers come under attack, Black Dynamite goes on the offensiveand discovers a Red Chinese / ex-Nazi conspiracy to breed and trainthe ultimate Kung-Fu Man-beasts.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

·      BLACK DYNAMITE meets hismatch!

 

 

 

 

 


 

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero#204

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a &c)

TORPEDO leads a dangerous G.I. JOE rescuemission in Olliestan, and the odds are stacked against theteam—will they make the evac in time before they getoverwhelmed? A tense game of cat-and-mouse continues in G.I.Joe: A Real American Hero #204!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

·      Variantcover by Larry Hama!

 

 

 

 

 


 

Judge Dredd #20

Duane Swierczynski (w)• Nelson Daniel (a) • Shane Pierce(c)

“The American Way of Death, part4”Dredd has looked Death in the eyebefore… but never like this! He realizes The only way tobeat the Dark Judges is to send them back to Deadworld in a crazysacrifice play involving D-jump machines as well as a whole lot ofblood, sweat and ammo. His only allies: a turncoat Dark Judge, afurry ex-con with a pickaxe, and… what’s this? Along-lost love from Dredd’s past, back to settle up an olddebt?

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

·     The explosive final chapter of the Dark Judgessaga!

 

 

 

 

 


Knuckleheads: FistContact

Brian Winkeler (w) •Robert Wilson IV (a & c)

Trevor K. Trevinski was massively hungover when he was given the cosmic powers of The Crystal Fist, so hehas no idea how they work. Join Trev, his roommate Lance, PizzaGuy, and Emma, the “hot drunk English chick,” as theyembark on a hero’s journey, hitting every pothole along theway.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages• ISBN: 978-1-61377-980-4

           • First time in print!

           Another great Monkeybrain collection!

 

 

 

 


 

The Maxx: Maxximized#9

Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) •Kieth (a & c)

Our good Doc finds himself surrounded bya room full of black isz, as Maxx seeks resolution battlingvarious Outback creatures. Meanwhile, Julie seeks solace in thatspecial place we all go to contemplate weighty issues—thebathroom. Neither seems any closer to finding the answers they seek(But Sara finally unwraps that mysterious box of clay that's beentalking to her…)!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

·     Featuring an all-new cover by SamKieth!

 

 

 

 

 


 

Star Slammers: Re-mastered!#4

Walter Simonson (w & a &c)

A bold new adventure startshere! The Minoan Agents Chapter One: ThePrisoner:

Once upon a time, the Greater MinoanCo-Prosperity Cluster captured a live Star Slammer. Amid greatexcitement, he was transported aboard the starship Meredith, boundfor the heart of the Empire and a show trial and execution…it all turned out rather badly.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

·      Eachpage of art has been scanned from Simonson's personal archives toensure the finest reproduction!

 

·     Completely re-mastered and re-colored!

 

 

 


 

Star Trek #35

Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a& c)

"The Q Gambit" begins here! The crew ofthe new STAR TREK film franchise encounters the classicTrek villain Q for the first time, only in this all-new 6-partgalaxy-spanning adventure developed in associataion withscreenwriter/producer Roberto Orci! Themischievous Q sends James T. Kirk on quest that will see theEnterprise joining forces with familiar faces from Star Trek lore,beginning with the crew of a certain spacestation…

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

 

·     The Star Trek comic event of theyear!

·     Featuring new artist TonyShasteen (Vampire Diaries, Batman: ArkhamUnhinged, and more)!

 

 

 

 


 

Transformers: More Than Meetsthe Eye #31: Dawn of the Autobots

James Roberts (w) • AlexMilne (a & c)

FLYING BLIND! Trapped inside a giantreplica of RODIMUS's head (don't ask), MEGATRON and the crew of theLost Light have to solve the biggest mystery of their lives. Andthey have to do so quickly—because every time the lights goout, something terrible happens...

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

 

·     MEGATRON leads the AUTOBOTS in space!

·     What’s happening to the AUTOBOTS’ship?!

·     Variant 20th Anniversary cover byPhil Jimenez!

           

 

 


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Monday, Jun 30th, 2014

IDW Publishing Welcomes Allison Baker As Director Of Operations Industry Insider Brings Experience to Key Position

 

 

San Diego, CA (June 30, 2014) – IDW Publishingis very pleased to announce that Allison Bakerwill be joining the publisher as Director of Operations.Allison’s primary role will be coordinating and expeditingthe operation of IDW Publishing’s ever-increasing productionschedule, working directly with the Editorial and Productiondepartments, as well as the newly formed IDW Games division.

 

Allison is the co-publisher and co-founder ofMonkeybrain, Inc., originally founded as a traditional printindependent book publisher specializing in science fiction &fantasy and nonfiction genre studies. In 2012, Monkeybrain launcheda new creator-owned digital comics line, Monkeybrain Comics, whichhas garnered several Eisner Award nominations, including an EisnerAward win for Best Digital Series in 2013. 

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Monday, Jun 30th, 2014

New Releases from IDW Publishing for the week of June 30, 2014

Ben 10 Classics, Vol. 2: It'sBen a Pleasure

Robbie Busch, Jason Hall, Sholly Fisch,Arie Kaplan (w) • Ethen Beavers, Min S Ku, ScottCohn, Gordon Purcell (a) • Ethen Beavers(c)

The adventures continue with storiessuch as "Eggs With Legs," "Intergalactic Spazz Club," and more.Volume 2 presents the Ben 10 comics from Cartoon Network ActionPack issues #19–26.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages• ISBN: 978-1-61377-973-6

           • Never before collected!

 


 

Dexter’s Laboratory #4(of 4)

Derek Fridolfs (w) • RyanJampole (a & c)

Failing to stop his sister, Dexter hasbeen captured by her royal guards, and now faces punishment at thehands of Princess Dee Dee. As he struggles to endure hertorment, can Dexter come up with one last-ditch plan to changetheir fates? Or is he doomed to live the rest of his life withoutscience?

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

 

·     Ryan Jampole was nominated for a2013 Harvey award for “Most Promising Talent” for hiswork on Archie Comics’ Mega Man!

·     Variant cover by Tony Fleecs!

 


 

Dexter's Laboratory Classics,Vol. 1

Genndy Tartakovsky, John F. Kelly, PaulRudish, Craig McCracken, Chuck Kim, Dan Slott, John Rozum(w) • Genndy Tartakovsky, Paul Rudish, Bill Alger, JohnDelaney, Gary Fields (a) • Ethen Beavers (c)

Dexter's LaboratoryClassics contains the never-before-collectedissues starting with Cartoon Network Presents #1 and 4, aswell as the first four issues of the ongoing series originallypublished by DC Comics.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages• ISBN: 978-1-61377-975-0

           • Collects stories written and drawn by creator GenndyTartakovsky!

 

 


 

G.I. JOE, Vol. 3: Siren'sSong

Paul Allor (w) • AlexCal, S L Gallant, Atilio Rojo, Nicole Virella, Robert Atkins, ChrisEvenhuis, Steve Kurth (a) • Steve Kurth(c)

In the aftermath of COBRA’s NewYork attack, BARONESS leads a new up-and-coming officer calledSIREN around the world—and into the past uncovering secretsabout the previous Cobra Commander while coming face-to-face withthe ruthless current one!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages• ISBN: 978-1-63140-012-4

 

           • Collects issues #12–15.

 


 

Indestructible, Vol.1

Jeff Kline (w) • JaviGarron, Salvi Garcia, Chris Johnson (a) • Bernard Chang(c)

Meet Greg Pincus—theplanet’s brand-spanking-newest Superhero. One small problem:Greg is neither super, nor particularly heroic. But, he's sureenjoying the perks that accompany the world's misconception. CanGreg successfully navigate a celebrity-obsessed culture withoutrevealing his secret shame?  Will his hirsute bestfriend/roommate (Barry) ever stop making things worse?  Willthe League of Defenders quit sniping long enough to battle evil? And, most importantly, will Greg'sMother–June–ever be freakin' satisfied???

TPB • FC • $14.99 • 104 pages• ISBN: 978-1-61377-977-4

 

·     "A laugh out loud exploration of superhero andsuperego." –George R.R. Martin

·     Jeff Kline(Transformers: Prime, G.I. Joe: Renegades) pens thisserio-comedic take on a reluctant hero, and contemplates what itmeans to be “special” in a world where fame can comeand go faster than a speeding bullet. Collects issues#1–4.

 


 

Indestructible #7

Ken Kristensen (w) •Giancarlo Caracuzzo (a) • Jose Lopez(c)

Barely escaping the Super Illustratedphoto shoot with their body parts (and dignity) intact, Stoner andBarry run into some unexpected trouble as they prep for theirPeople's Choice Awards debut. Meanwhile, Art gets poked, June getsbounced, Cathy gets spurned, Nancy gets pissed, and the mysteriouskidnapper, Tarr, gets deadly serious.

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

 

·     Things just keep getting worse for Greg Pincusin Indestructible, created by Jeff Kline(Transformers: Prime)!

 


 

LOAC Essentials 5: The BungleFamily 1930

Harry J. Tuthill (w & a &c)

Art Spiegelmancalled The Bungle Family “the most underratedcomic strip in our history.” Bill Blackbeardwrote, “There has been nothing like it in comic stripssince.” Hogan’s Alley magazine proclaimed,“The Bungle Family was about as wholly an adultcomic strip as the field has ever known.”

 

Yet only sporadic examples ofHarry J. Tuthill’s masterpiece have beenavailable to modern readers. Until now! Thisvolume—collecting the complete 1930 dailies—remediesthat situation.

HC • B&W• $24.99 • 336pages • 11” x 4.25” • ISBN:978-1-61377-958-3

 


 

Locke & Key: Crown ofShadows #1 Hundred Penny PressEdition—CERTIFIEDCOOL
JoeHill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

The bargain-priced debut issues of thebeloved series continue here with this dollar comic presenting“The Haunting of Keyhouse,” the first chapter ofCrown of Shadows, the haunting third storyline in theLocke & Key saga!

FC • 32 pages •$1.00

 


 

The Maxx: Maxximized,Vol. 1

Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) •Sam Kieth (a & c)

SamKieth's own quirky brand of brilliance hasbeen wowing fans and inspiring cartoonists for more than 25 years.As one of the earliest creators for Image Comics, Kieth created TheMaxx—a homeless superhero who lives in a box. Both Maxx andhis social worker friend Julie share adventures in both the realworld and in "the Outback," a fantasy realm inhabited by theirjungle-inspired totems. 

HC • FC • $21.99 • 104 pages• 7” x 11” •  ISBN:978-1-61377-959-0

 

"Being such a huge fan of TheMaxx since its genesis, I honestly cannot think of even onegood reason not to run out and get this book."­–Geeked Out Nation

Every page scanned from theoriginal art and re-mastered! Completely re-colored under thewatchful eye of Sam Kieth!

 


 

Rogue Trooper Classics #3 (of12)

Gerry Finley-Day (w) • Dave Gibbons,Colin Wilson, Mike Dorey (a) • John McCrea (c)

Clone war! Nu-Earth, a planetravaged by war, its atmosphere poisoned by chemical weapons. Inthis battle-scarred landscape, the Norts and Southers fight whereonly the Genetic Infantrymen can survive unaided. Rogue is one suchsoldier, and these are his tales... all in color for the very firsttime!

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

 

·     Art by Dave Gibbons, ofWatchmen and Doctor Who fame!

·     All-new covers by Eisner Award winner JohnMcCrea!

·     Enjoy the classic Rogue Trooper strips incolor for the first time!

 


 

Star Mage #4 (of6)

JC De La Torre (w) • FrancoCespedes (a & c)

A few months after the dramaticcliffhanger in Issue 3, Darien and his friends are forced to fendoff Orasmas' monsters while Arylos searches for the truth. Plus,what does Earthen Aaron King have to do with anything?

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

 

·     A crucial new character is revealed!

·     Star Mage has been called"Part Ender's Game, part Last Starfighter, evenpart Star Wars.”

·     This issue also features two comic shorts -Whimsy by Marcus Rocco andJean-Francois Beaulieu and Soul Men GuideFiles 03 by Sal Brucculeri and IbaiCanales.

 


 

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents, Vol.2

Phil Hester (w) •Roger Robinson (a) • Jerry Ordway (c)

The hunt for the hidden Judgment Towersbetween T.H.U.N.D.E.R. and The Subterraneans takes a twist when amysterious third organization makes a play for the alien artifacts.Lightning receives some sobering news and a powerful new recruitnamed John Janus appears, but will he join the T.H.U.N.D.E.R.Agents or destroy them?

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages• ISBN: 978-1-61377-985-9

 

·     Collects issues #5–8.

 


 

Tribes: The Dog Years SpecialEdition—CERTIFIED COOL

Michael Geszel, Peter Spinetta(w) • Inaki Miranda (a & c)

A new deluxe hardcover edition of theepic graphic novel that iFanboy gave five stars, urging readers to"run out and grab it...because we're talking about thepost-apocalypse and all the masterful world-building provided bythe best stories in the genre." MTV Splashpage praised it as a"timeless tale that would sit quite comfortably alongside thegreatest works of science fiction and fantasy." Forces of Geek said"not only gorgeous, but creatively pushes the boundaries of theprinted page" while Publishers Weekly lauded InakiMiranda and Eva de la Cruz's "standout"artwork and writers Michael Geszel andPeter Spinetta for "constructing a believableworld that has been run by teenagers for generations."

HC • FC • $39.99 • 224 pages• 11” x 8” • ISBN:978-1-61377-966-8

 

·     Tribes is likeMad Max by way of Disney. Inaki draws with a widescreenvision that jumps off thepage.”PaulPope

 


 

WEIRD Love#2

Various (w & a &c)

The first issue of WEIRD Love was ablazing buzz book—the hot gossipy talk of comic fans!Now, right on the heels—the HIGH heels—of thatcontroversial comic is the second stupifying issue of 1950s andbeyond kinky classics. WEIRD Love #2 leads off with atawdry, torrid tale, “Yes, I was an Escort Girl!” witha vintage salacious cover to match! Five more bizarro storiesluridly illustrated with Good Girl Art follow, including,“Mini-skirts Must Go!” and “Too Fat forLove!” WEIRD Love has been called “by far themost jaw-dropping and entertaining comic today!” Order thisand you will see why fanboys and fangirls! 

FC • 48 pages •$3.99

 

·     $3.99 for 48 pages of lovingly weird comicsfrom the Eisner-winning master of archival comics, CraigYoe and Yoe Studios!

 


 

The X-Files: Conspiracy 

Paul Crilley, Erik Burnham, Ed Brisson,Denton J. Tipton (w) • John Stanisci, SalvadorNavarro, Michael Walsh, Dheeraj Verma, Vic Malhotra (a)• Miran Kim (c)

When The Lone Gunmen discover Internetfiles from the future, they learn that a plague will soon wipe outmost of humanity. With Agents Mulder and Scully working one lead,the Gunmen must spring into action and investigate several urbanlegends: a group of ghost-hunters, mutant turtles that live in thesewers, shape-changing alien robots, and a vengeful spirit frombeyond the grave!

HC • FC • $24.99 • 152 pages• ISBN: 978-1-61377-896-8

 

·     The X-Files investigates the Ghostbusters,Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and TheCrow!

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Wednesday, Jun 25th, 2014

New Releases for the week of June 23, 2014

 

 

24 #3

Ed Brisson (w) • Michael Gaydos (a)• Davide Furnò (c)

Now that you’ve seen Jack Bauer’sreturn to television in LIVE ANOTHER DAY, read the storythat sent the heroic agent spiraling into his darkest days as aninternational fugitive. Ed Brisson andMichael Gaydos wind the clock on the latestchapter of the high-octane saga!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

·      Jack Bauer returns ahead of thedebut of the “Live Another Day” TV event!

·      Written by Ed Brisson (Comeback,Secret Avengers)!

·      Art by Eisner Award nominee MichaelGaydos (Alias)!

 

 

 


 

7th Sword#3

John Raffo (w) • Iman Max (a) •Andrew C. Robinson (c)

As the warlord Kavanaugh gathers his army ofcyborgs, mutants, and assassins, Cray must find a way to defendZenZion using the limited resources available.  But how canone disgraced warrior train an entire citizenry to defend itselfwithout molding them into cold-blooded killers in his ownimage?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Monday, Jun 16th, 2014

New Releases for the week of June 16, 2014

 

 

 

 

Archie: The Swingin' Sixties:Complete Daily Newspaper Comics: 1963-1965

Bob Montana (w & a &c)

Continuing the Eisner Award-winningseries collecting the Archie newspaper strip, we reach themid-1960s when the now-famous cast of Archie, Jughead, Betty,Veronica, and Reggie are part of a rich ensemble presented bycartoonist Bob Montana. As Bart Beaty notes, "Thestrip is not so much about Archie as it is about the interaction ofall those characters who exist in his orbit. The relatively largecast is particularly suited to the gag-a-day format."

HC • B&W • $49.99 • 296pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN:978-1-61377-972-9

• Includes more than 800 comics from April 1963through the end of 1965.

 


 

Charles Schulz’s Peanuts:Artist’s Edition HC—SPOTLIGHT

Charles Schulz (w & a & c)

CharlesSchulz's Peanuts debuted as what isarguably the most important comic strip of all time in 1950.Peanuts transcended the medium, presenting complex issuesand moral dilemmas in the space of four panels, while maintaining abitingly funny sense of humor. Charlie Brown, Lucy Van Pelt, Linus,Schroeder, kite eating tree, the Great Pumpkin, and, of course,Snoopy… all are embedded in our psyches. Now, for the firsttime, Schulz's classic creation will be seen in a way as close aspossible to the original art created by the artist himself—inIDW's multi-award-winning Artist's Edition format, with each stripbeing carefully scanned and reproduced. Note: Because of theenormous size Charles Schulz worked, theseoriginals will be reduced in size from the original art.

HC • BW • $75.00 net discount item• 144 Pages • 19” x 10” • ISBN:978-1-61377-952-1                                                                          

 Whatis an Artist’s Edition?

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    • AN ARTIST'S EDITION PRESENTS COMPLETESTORIES WITH EACH PAGE SCANNED FROM THE ACTUAL ORIGINALART.
    • While appearing to be in black &white, each page has been scanned in COLOR to mimic as closely aspossible the experience of viewing the actual originalart—for example, you are able to clearly see paste-overs,blue pencils in the art, editorial notes, art corrections. Eachpage is printed the same size as drawn, and the paper selected isas close as possible to the original art board.

 

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Tuesday, Jun 10th, 2014

IDW Sets Up Down Under! Ted Adams And Chris Ryall Bring Exclusives And Announcements To Supanova Pop Culture Expo

San Diego, CA (June 10, 2014)– Over two weekends this June, IDW CEO &Publisher Ted Adams andChief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief ChrisRyall will be on hand at the Supanova PopCulture Expo in Sydney and Perth, Australia, giving internationalfans an inside look at the workings and future of IDW Publishing!Together, they’ll be hosting panels, signing books, andcelebrating IDW’s15th Anniversary with fans from acrossthe globe.

From June 13-15, Adams and Ryall can befound at the Sydney Showground, when Supanova kicks offin the metropolitan hub. At the IDW booth, you can stock up on IDWbooks as well as pick up an exclusive Supanova convention coverto Mars Attacks: First Born #2,written by Ryall and illustrated by SamKieth. The exclusive image adorning the cover is thefirst-ever “photo-selfie” with Adams and Ryall. Thisunique convention exclusive is limited to 250 copies for each ofthe Supanova conventions they will be attending thissummer.

 
Also signing at the IDW booth will beartist/designerAshley Wood, who willbe showcasing an exclusive action figure through his 3A Toys line,as well as an array of his many IDW art books and comics, suchasZombies vs Robots, co-created withRyall. TMNTcover/trading-cardartist, Jon Sommariva, will alsobe signing and sketching at the IDW booth during theconventions.

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Tuesday, Jun 10th, 2014

New Releases for June 11, 2014

Angry Birds Comics#1—SPOTLIGHT

Jeff Parker (w) • DavidBaldeon (a) • Paco Rodriques (c)

Angry Birds,the world’s most popular mobile game franchise, makesit’s comic book debut! Featuring a fun-filled, action packedstory from Eisner-nominated creator Jeff Parker,these comics are ready to slingshot their way off the page and intoyour hearts!

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

·   Checkout our Angry Birds Fun Packs in the merchandise section,featuring 4 different stories!

·   VariantKISS/Angry Birds mash-up cover by Kiss Kidsartist Jose Holder!

 


 

ChicacabraSPOTLIGHT

Tom Beland (w & a& c)

TomBeland, creator of the multipleEisner-nominated series True Story, Swear to God, returnswith an all-new graphic novel.Heads will roll in 2014 when the world gets ataste of CHICACABRA! In Puerto Rico,there is a girl, Isabel Sanchez, who could be like any othergirl you see in high school… except for thecreature who lives inside of her that's a ruthless killingmachine. Chupacabras, Vejigantes, fistfights, andweed! 

TPB • B&W • 200pages • $17.99 • ISBN:978-1-63140-011-7

·   ByTom Beland, creator of the book men lovedbut were embarrassed to buy, True Story, Swear toGod.

·   Firstof a series of planned Chicacabra graphicnovels!

·   "It'sthe greatest comic I've ever read. And I've read theBible." — LilyGarcia

 


 

The Crow:Pestilence #4 (of 4)

Frank Bill (w) • Drew Moss (a) •James O’Barr (c)

What Salvador thought heknew…what he thought was driving his furiousvengeance…has violently shifted. And when a former enemy isrevealed as friend, these events converge to changeSalvador’s path forever.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 


 

Dexter’s Laboratory #3 (of4)

Derek Fridolfs (w) • RyanJampole (a & c)

Dexter has located his missing sister inan alternate DEEmension...in her own mind! A world of pink clouds,unicorns, and fantasy, but more importantly…a world withoutscience! Unable to use his inventions in this imaginary land, canDexter find a way to convince his sister to return home and makethings right again? Or will she keep her brother prisoner from everreturning back to his lab? The reign of Princess Dee Dee hasbegun!

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

·   Dexter’s Laboratoryreturns to comics!

 

·   RyanJampole was nominated for a 2013 Harvey award for“Most Promising Talent” for his work on ArchieComics’ Mega Man!

·   Variantcover by Paulina Ganucheau!

 


 

Godzilla: The IDW Era

Chris Mowry (w) • various (a) • MattFrank (c)

The King of the Monsters is no strangerto comics, but no other company has brought him to the comic pagelike IDW! Packed with a monstrous amount of artwork, this specialedition book takes you through every Godzilla series from IDWfeaturing work from the creators that helped make IDW's Godzillathe fan-favorite.

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

 


 

Haunted Horror #11

Various (w & a) • Warren Kremer(c)

Reprinting the best of golden age horrorfare, unseen since the code shut these comics down! Rare comicstories showcasing the grisliest artists and the most shockingtales captured in full lurid color. The Horror Comics Reviewscreeches, "The coolest pre-Code comics from the annals of horrorcomics history!"

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

·  “Someof the greatest horror comic material ever to bereprinted!" Decapitated Dan

 


 

Popeye Classics #23

Bud Sagendorf (w & a &c)

Every swab's favorite comic is here!Includes a salty super seafaring adventure "Thimble TheatrePresents Popeye in Boom! Boom!” You'll be rolling on thefloor laughing! The genius cartoonist BudSagendorf does it again!

FC • 52 pages • $3.99

 


 

Rocky & Bullwinkle #4 (of4)

Mark Evanier (w) • RogerLangridge (a & c)

In “The Burger Monster,”Boris and Natasha have a new scheme to undermine this country: Theyopen a fast food stand selling the craziest fast food item ever!But how will that help them in their fight forevil? Bullwinkle has a recipe for a burger that tastes twiceas good, but with a catch! And in “Moving Experience,”Nell hears that Dudley’s moving to another camp–andhorse is going with. How will she stop

the transfer?

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

·  A comedy classic from Eisner-winners MarkEvanier and RogerLangridge!

 

·   Variantcover by Roger Langridge!

 


 

Rogue Trooper Classics #2 (of12)

Gerry Finley-Day (w) • Dave Gibbons (a)• John McCrea (c)

Clone war! Nu-Earth, a planetravaged by war, its atmosphere poisoned by chemical weapons. Inthis battle-scarred landscape, the Norts and Southers fight whereonly the Genetic Infantrymen can survive unaided. Rogue is one suchsoldier, and these are his tales... Created by GerryFinley-Day and Dave Gibbons(Watchmen), this series features the earliest storiessurrounding one of 2000 AD’s best-loved characters, all incolor for the very first time!

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

·  Art by DaveGibbons, of Watchmen and Doctor Whofame!

·  All-new covers by EisnerAward winner John McCrea!

·   Enjoy the classicRogue Trooper strips in color for the first time!

 


 

Sinister Dexter #7 (of 7)

Dan Abnett (w) •Andy Clarke (a) • David Millgate (c)

Kal Cutter is new to the Gun Sharkbusiness but being an assassin apprentice to Sinister and Dexter isgiving him more than enough on the job training. What lesson willhe learn when the next job is the girl of his dreams?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 


 

Star Mage #3 (of 6)

JC De La Torre (w) • FrancoCespedes (a & c)

Rebellion and desertion!JC De La Torre's saga of spaceand wizardry continues as Darien adjusts to school at LambduKishpu, meets new friends and learns of the treachery of hisbrother Orasmas. Orasmas reveals his new, unstoppable weapon - oneDarien thought was lost forever. Gorgeously illustrated byartist Franco Cespedes, issue three will havea lasting effect on the rest of the series.

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

·  De LaTorre’s novel Ancient Rising andits sequel Rise of the Ancients Annuna werecompared to Clive Cussler and DanBrown by Baryon Speculative Fiction Review!

 

 


 

Star Trek #34

Mike Johnson (w) • Joe Corroney (a& c)

"Lost Apollo" concludes here! Strandedon an alien world and cut off from the Enterprise, Spock and Bonesmust work together to save Captain Kirk from a fate worse thandeath... a fate tied to the earliest days of humanity's journey tothe stars! Overseen by STAR TREK writer/producerRoberto Orci, this all-new adventure continues theFive Year Mission between the new movies!

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

 


 

Transformers: Dark Cybertron,Vol. 2

James Roberts, John Barber (w)• Atilio Rojo, James Raiz, Livio Ramondelli, AndrewGriffith, Phil Jimenez, Brendan Cahill (a) • PhilJimenez (c)

The conclusion to the 12-part epic DARKCYBERTRON! OPTIMUS PRIME and MEGATRON join forces againstSHOCKWAVE! Titans clash and the ultimate battle will leave theplanet changed forever.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages• ISBN: 978-1-61377-998-9

· Collects Robots inDisguise #25–27, More Than Meets TheEye #26–27, and Dark Cybertron #2.

 


 

Transformers: Robots inDisguise #30: Dawn of the Autobots

John Barber (w) • AndrewGriffith, Casey W. Coller (a & c)• Griffith (c)

GALVATRON THE BARBARIAN! FromCybertron’s ancient past came the warrior-king, GALVATRON.Once, he united CYBERTRON and ushered in a Golden Age. Now, hewants to do the same to Earth… but OPTIMUS PRIME has aproblem with that plan.

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

·  DAWNOF THE AUTOBOTS continues!

·  OPTIMUSPRIME commands the AUTOBOTS on Earth!

·  Variantcover by Guido Guidi!

 


 

Wraith #7 (of7)

Joe Hill (w) • CharlesP. Wilson III (a & c)

Epilogue: "Phantoms." Youhave worked the big grift your whole life, conning a fortune offthe rubes and always on the run from enemies, shadows, andphantoms. But no one outruns the Wraith... not with Charlie Manxbehind the wheel.

FC • 32 pages •$3.99

·  Spinning out of the NY TimesBestselling novel NOS4A2

·  Writtenby NOS4A2 author/Locke & Key scribeJoe Hill!

·   Variantcover by painter David Stoupakis!

·   Specialseries-ending incentive cover by GabrielRodriguez!

 

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Thursday, May 29th, 2014

THE WORLD OF ROT & RUIN MAKES ITS COMIC BOOK DEBUT NEW: UNTOLD STORIES LAUNCH OUT OF THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FICTION COLLECTION

San Diego, CA (May 29, 2014) - IDW and multiple Bram Stokeraward-winning author, Jonathan Maberry bring theuntold stories from the zombie post apocalyptic world of Rot& Ruin to comic books this September.

 

This all-new series is set in a world fifteen years after thedead have risen and vastly outnumber the survivors of thezombie-apocalypse. In the aftermath, humanity has found a way tolive a marginal existence by forming fenced-in towns where everyonehas a job to do in order to survive. As in the award winningnovels, the comic series will center on Benny Imura and his friendsas they make their way in a world where the zombies aren't alwaysthe greatest danger.

 

"The Rot & Ruin isn't about how many zombies youcan kill or how much gore you can sling around the page," saidwrite Maberry, "These are stories about real kids making hardchoices about their lives. It's about kids learning how to becomepowerful in a hard and dangerous world. It's about finding thevalue of human life and discovering what it means to bealive."

The ongoing Rot & Ruin comic book series willfollow Benny, Nix, Lilah and Chong as they head east in theirjourney to find what they thought was impossible, a jumbo jet. Intheir travels they will encounter countless new dangers that willforce them to confront what they and others are willing to do inorder to bring humanity back to its former glory.

 

Maberry's Rot & Ruin bestselling novels have beenwinning library and school awards all over the country as heartfeltaction books that encourage teens to read. The series is now indevelopment for film.

 


Rot & Ruin
will come alive with the help of artistTony Vargas (Temple Run) and coloristOliver Lee Acre, with stunning covers byAlex Ronald (Vampire Vixens, JudgeDredd). 

 

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Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

IDW Entertainment And Entertainment One Television To Develop V-Wars As A Series

Los Angeles/San Diego, CA (May21, 2014) – IDW Entertainment and Entertainment OneTelevision (eOne Television) announced todaythat V-Wars will be the firstseries project developed under the recently announced first-lookco-production agreement.
 
Three-time Emmy® Award nominee TimSchlattmann (Dexter,Smallville) has been tapped to write the pilot, and willserve as an executive producer on theseries. TedAdams and DavidOzer from IDWEntertainment, JohnMorayniss and BenedictCarver from eOne Television,and DavidAlpert andRickJacobs from Circle of Confusion (TheWalking Dead) will also executive produce.
 
V-Wars is being developed asdirect-to-series and is based on the acclaimedIDW Publishing property written by New YorkTimes best-selling and multiple Bram StokerAward®-winning author JonathanMaberry.
 
 “This is a story that takes everything theaudience thinks they know about vampires and throws it out thewindow. They're not the undead. They’reus.” said Schlattman.
 
V-Wars is set in a world transformed by acatastrophic environmental event that releases a millennial-oldvirus that once triggered, affects individuals differentlydepending on their DNA. The result is vampires as unique as theircultures and a response from those unaffected humans like neverseen before.
 

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Monday, May 19th, 2014

Experience Dave Sim’s Cerebus: High Society Like Never Before

San Diego, CA (May 19, 2014)– Dave Sim'smasterwork Cerebus ran for an impressive 300issues between 1977 and 2004. Starting with issue #26, Cerebus gota taste of High Society, a storyline that concludedwith issue #50, and which critics and readers alike recognize asthe point at which Cerebusbecame a vehicle forpolitical commentary. High Society is alsowidely considered a great starting point for firsttime Cerebus readers.

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