New Series, Epic Crossovers, Games & More!
IDW Publishing made waves this past weekend at the 46th Comic-Con International: San Diego with some of the biggest announcements of the show. And though SDCC has come and gone there is still a lot to look forward to with the upcoming IDW releases announced at this year’s show.
Everyday of the convention IDW announced a major property that had SDCC attendees and beyond in awe:
Back to the Future (written by Bob Gale, John Barber and Erik Burnham, drawn by Brent Schoonover, Dan Schoening and more) Coming October 2015
TMNT / Batman (written by James Tynion IV, drawn by Freddie E. Williams III) Coming November 2015
TMNT Game (Coming 2016)
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy (written by Mike Johnson and Ryan Parrott, drawn by Derek Charm) Coming December 2015
G.I. JOE: Cobra World Order (written by Larry Hama, drawn by S.L. Gallant) Coming October 2015
MICRONAUTS (Coming 2016)
ROM: The Space Knight (Coming 2016)
In TRANSFORMERS news, three awesome new projects were announced at SDCC 2015:
TRANSFORMERS: Sins of the Wreckers (written and drawn by Nick Roche) Coming November 2015
TRANSFORMERS: Redemption (written by John Barber, drawn by Livio Ramondelli) Coming October 2015
TRANSFORMERS: Till All Are One (written by Mairghread Scott, drawn by Sara Pitre-Durocher) Coming 2016
Details for a few new projects were also released last weekend:
Archangel (written by William Gibson and Michael St. John Smith, drawn by Butch Guice) Coming February 2016
Judge Dredd: Mega City Zero (written by Ulises Farinas & Erick Freitas, drawn by Dan McDaid) Coming December 2015
Amazing Forest (written by Erick Freitas & Ulises Farinas, drawn by various) Coming February 2016
On the archival front,Fistful of Blood (written by Kevin Eastman, drawn by Simon Bisley, coming October 2015) and Star Hawks (written Gil Kane, drawn by Ron Goulart) were announced on the Something Old, Something New! (or, The Revenge of the Classic Comic Collections Panel).
And last but definitely not least, IDW earned three Eisner Awards at the 2015 ceremony:
Best Limited Series – Little Nemo: Return To Slumberland (written by Eric Shanower, drawn by Gabriel Rodriguez)
Best Archival Collection/Project – Comic Books – Steranko Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Artist’s Edition (edited by Scott Dunbier)
Best Comics-Related Book – Genius Animated: The Cartoon Art of Alex Toth (edited by Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell)