In Stores December 16, 2015

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Dungeons & Dragons: The Legend of Drizzt, Vol. 3: Sojourn

R.A. Salvatore, Andrew Dabb (w) • Tim Seeley (a) • Tyler Walpole (c)
Adapts the third volume of R.A. Salvatore’s The Legend of Drizzt! Drizzt Do’urden has abandoned the cruel Underdark for the unknown of the surface world. But as the young warrior begins his sojourn, the family he left beneath, and new enemies alike, pursue him. His survival depends on gaining the trust of surface dwellers–and that challenge may be greater than any battle he could fight.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-481-8

R.A. Salvatore’s epic tale back in print!

A Hero’s Death

Ricardo Sanchez (w) • Mark Texeira (a & c)
From industry legend Mark Texeira (Ghost Rider, Punisher, Moon Knight) and writer Ricardo Sanchez (Resident Evil, Legends of the Dark Knight, Teen Titans GO!) comes a story about our collective need for hope, optimism, and heroes. The Hero died 20 years ago but her death still haunts one young reporter. Now, on the anniversary of her death, the reporter digs in to find the truth about what really happened. This special edition from IDW collects the fully painted graphic novel by Texeira and Sanchez, “Kill your Heroes,” an illustrated short story based on the character, art gallery, and the original short story the graphic novel was based on.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-499-3

• The Kickstarter success comes to comic shops and bookstores!

Jem and the Holograms Holiday Special

Kelly Thompson (w) • Amy Mebberson (a & c)
SECRET SANTAS! When Jem and The Holograms and The Misfits draw each other in their shared record label’s gift exchange, heads will roll… or will the holiday spirit getting to even the bitterest of enemies?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

• Will enemies become best friends forever?!?
• Will friends become worst enemies forever!?!
• Who’s going to wear the Santa costume?!?!?!?

Judge Dredd #1

Ulises Fariñas & Erick Freitas (w) • Dan McDaid (a) • Fariñas (c)
“Mega-City Zero,” part 1! Ushering in a brave new era, Judge Dredd awakens to find that Mega-City One has been sent back to the Stone Age, with city blocks overgrown and nary a citizen to be found. Witness as Dredd struggles to unravel the mystery as he copes with being just an ordinary Joe…
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

• Part of Archie cover month, celebrating 75 years of Archie!
• Dredd boldly goes where no Judge has gone before!
• New ongoing series by rising stars Ulises Fariñas, Erick Freitas and Dan McDaid!
• Ask your retailer about the wraparound variant cover by Paul Hanley!

Knight Rider: Knight Strikes

Adam Warren, Chuck Dixon, Frank Hanna, Joe Pruett, B. Clay Moore (w) • Jason Johnson, JB Bastos (a) • Garry Brown (c)
The beloved primetime series returns to comics, picking up right where the high-octane graphic novel re-boot left off. When secret agent Michael Knight activated the confidential Project: Rider in the heat of battle, the world’s coolest talking car was born. KITT has an arsenal of secret weapons and amazing upgrades under the hood, and he and Michael are both partners and pals as they set off to save the country from terrorists, clandestine spy networks, and super criminals. From the minds of today’s hottest action writers, KNIGHT STRIKES is the next chapter in the legendary KNIGHT RIDER mythos.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 132 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-485-6

• Michael Knight and KITT–everyone’s ultimate dream car–are back in action in this explosive series of spy-fi adventures!

Long Distance

Thom Zahler (w & a & c)
While stranded in an airport, Carter and Lee meet and hit it off immediately. Problem is, he lives in Columbus and she lives in Chicago. Can they manage to have a relationship separated by three hundred miles, a time zone, and the entire state of Indiana?
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 188 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-486-3

• “Too many times, people complain that comics are all about heroes and monsters, and that they are more about fantasy than the real world. If you know anyone who says that, show them Long Distance. This is a comic that everyone should be reading.” –ComicWow!

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #37

Jeremy Whitley (w) • Andy Price (a & c)
“Siege of the Crystal Empire” Part 4! The epic Pony storyline of 2015 comes to a close! Mutiple characters must make crucial decisions that will have an impact on the Crystal Empire—and Equestria—forever!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

• The astounding climax to an epic storyline!
• Variant Cover by Agnes Garbowska!

Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer and the Vampire Zoo

Van Jensen (w) • Dusty Higgins (a & c)
Venture back into the world of the acclaimed Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer in this brand-new adventure from creators Dusty Higgins (Knights of the Living Dead, Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape) and Van Jensen (The Flash, Green Lantern Corps). Pinocchio and his band of slayers are battling the undead across Italy when they come across a zoo and decide to take a break from the hunt. But the animals of this zoo have been infected by the vampiric curse. Now, the gang has to fight its way through hyenas, bats and one damn mean vampire gorilla to survive!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Popeye Classics #41

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)
This Issue of Popeye Comics raises the bar—bar of spinach soap! ARF! ARF! Wimpy becomes a greedily capitalist head of his own company and Popeye becomes his wage-slave employee. Reads like today’s news! Plus more great stories: Sucker’s Gold, O.G. Whatsnozzle, Horse Student and a LOL Swee’ pea comic!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

• Ask your retailer about the variant cover from Kelley Jones—yes, THAT Kelley “Batman” Jones!

Rocky & Bullwinkle: Classic Adventures

Al Kilgore, Jack Mendelsohn, Dave Berg (w) • Al Kilgore, Fred Fredericks, Jerry Robinson (a) • Andrew Pepoy (c)
The earliest comic book adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle are collected in this volume that includes issues #1–12 of the Gold Key series that began in 1962. Also includes tales from Mr. Peabody and Sherman, Dudley Do-Right, and the whole gang.
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 328 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-490-0

• “The inner child and child-like adult within me still delights in following the whole gang again.” –FanGirlNation.com

Star Trek: Starfleet Academy #1

Mike Johnson and Ryan Parrott (w) • Derek Charm (a & c)
A bold new chapter for STAR TREK begins here, in an all-new series that shows you what life is like for cadets at the galaxy’s greatest school! Witness the student days of the iconic cast before they joined the Enterprise, immediately before the blockbuster 2009 film! Plus, meet an all-new group of students as they embark on bold new adventures of their own! The first new characters in the STAR TREK movie universe make their mark here, as we lead up to next summer’s blockbuster movie!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

• Variant Cover by Elsa Charretier!

Star Trek: The John Byrne Collection

John Byrne (w & a & c)
Comics legend John Byrne brings new form to the Star Trek universe in this collection of tales from the final frontier. Includes Alien Spotlight: Romulans, Assignment: Earth, Romulans: Balance of Terror, Romulans: The Hollow Crown, Crew, Romulans: Schism, and Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor.
TPB • FC • $34.99 • 488 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-491-7

• “A fantastic volume that every John Byrne and Star Trek fan should have and enjoy.” –PopMythology.com

Transformers: Robots in Disguise Animated #5

Georgia Ball (w) • Priscilla Tramontano (a & c)
Hot on the heels of completing their biggest mission ever, BUMBLEBEE and his team are hoping for a little downtime. Unfortunately… a sinister new DECEPTICON has other ideas—and it’s right back into full-throttle, 100%-adventure down the rip-roaring RID road!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

• Set in the world of the TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE animated series on Cartoon Network!
• All-new stories, all-new art, all new excitement!

Uncle Scrooge #9

Tito Faraci, Gary Leach (w) • Giorgio Cavazzano (a) • Giorgio Cavazzano (c)
“Another Christmas on Bear Mountain”: If Scrooge McDuck stepped back in time—to that fateful Yule night when he first met Donald as a grown duck!—might he settle the misdeeds that have haunted them for an age?
FC • 40 pages • $3.99

● Presenting a modern classic—an exciting new sequel to Scrooge McDuck’s famous debut appearance, “Christmas on Bear Mountain!”
● Continues this popular series’ legacy numbering at #414!
● 40 action-packed pages for only $3.99!
● Variant Cover by Marco Gervasio!

WEIRD Love, Vol. 2 HC

Various (w) • Bob Powell, Bill Ward, Ogden Whitney, and more (a) • Iger Shop (c)
“Love on the Racks: A History of American Romance Comics,” provides a fascinating introduction to “Weird Love: That’s The Way I Like It!”, the second sleazy and stupefying volume in the series that “Wired” magazine calls “deranged genius!”
You’ll love, you’ll hate these lurid stories: “Too Fat to Frug,” “Men You Shouldn’t Marry,” “Leader of the Pack,” “Love Slaves,” “Stay Away From Married Men,” “Trailer Park Girl: Flirtation on Wheels,” “Mail-Order Marriage,” “Thrill Crazy!,” and much more cringe-worthy, laugh-riot comic book kitsch!
HC • FC • $29.99 • 168 pages • 7.5” x 9.75” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-476-4

USA TODAY opines about Weird Love, “The comic book industry’s most obscure and outrageous stories of the fifties!”

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