WonderCon Exclusives

Next week, IDW Publishing will be headed to Anaheim for WonderCon, and we’re bringing a sensational assemblage of creative talent for booth signings and panel discussions! Feast your eyes on our creative roster, including such fan-favorites as the world-famous Joe Hill (of Locke & Key fame, naturally), New York Times bestseller Delilah S. Dawson, rising superstar Vita Ayala, the entire writer’s room of Star Trek: Year Five, and so many more!

And don’t forget, we’ll be bringing special variant editions of your favorite comic books – from G.I. Joe to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, from GLOW to the Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons hardcover, IDW's got the goods to feed your fandom!

Check out our complete list of booth guests, panels, and convention exclusives below!

IDW Signing Schedule

Friday March 29th
Time Guest
3:00 – 4:00 My Little Pony – Tony Fleecs, Sara Richard
4:00 – 5:00 Dungeons & Dragons – Tess Fowler, B. Dave Walters
4:00 – 5:00 Magic: The Gathering – Vita Ayala
4:00 – 5:00 Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons and Dragons - Alex Cormack
5:00 – 6:00 Transformers – John Barber, Mairghread Scott, E.J. Su, Livio Ramondelli
6:00 – 7:00 Star Trek: Year Five – Brandon Easton, Jim McCann, Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, Jody Houser
Saturday March 30th
Time Guest
12:00 – 1:00 V-Wars - Jonathan Maberry
2:00 – 3:00 Transformers – John Barber, E.J. Su
3:00 – 4:00 Star Trek – David Tipton, Scott Tipton, J.K. Woodward
4:00 – 5:00 Locke & Key – Joe Hill
5:00 – 6:00 Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons and Dragons -Alex Cormack
5:00 – 6:00 Dungeons & Dragons ­– Tess Fowler, B. Dave Walters
6:00 – 7:00 Star Wars Adventures – Delilah S. Dawson
Sunday March 31st
Time Guest
11:00 – 12:00 Sonic The Hedgehog – Tyson Hesse
12:00 – 1:00 Star Wars Adventures – Chris “Doc” Wyatt, Kevin Burke, Delilah S. Dawson
1:00 – 2:00 My Little Pony – Sara Richard
2:00 – 3:00 Goosebumps – Jeremy Lambert

IDW Panels

Friday March 29th
Time Description Room
2:00 – 3:00 IDW Publishing: 20th Anniversary Celebration! 209
IDW turns 20 this year—but we’re bringing the presents to you! Get the low-down on the run-up to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #100, find out what’s next for Sonic the Hedgehog, and brace yourself for surprises and thrills! Hosted by IDW Editor-In-Chief John Barber, and featuring a bevy of exciting creators!
4:00 – 5:00 Star Trek: Inside The Writer’s Room 211
Step inside the IDW Publishing Writer’s Room for the upcoming Star Trek: Year Five series! Join series writers Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, Jody Houser, Brandon Easton, and Jim McCann as they discuss the process of collaborating on a new “season” of Star Trek and the challenges and responsibilities of working with such a legendary property.
5:15 – 6:15 IDW Portfolio Review with Editor Elizabeth Brei 206B
Saturday March 30th
Time Description Room
11:30am – 12:30pm Hasbro & IDW Present: The Transformers Panel! 208
Transformers comics are reborn in the all-new Transformers series—and Transformers hall-of-famer John Barber and editor David Mariotte are here to introduce you to this bold new era—and to celebrate 35 years of our favorite Cybertronians with surprise guests from the past, present, and future of Transformers!
3:15 – 4:15 IDW Portfolio Review with Editor Chase Marotz 206B
5:30 – 6:30 IDW Presents: Foreign Imports 208
Join They Called Us Enemy co-author Justin Eisinger, IDW Editorial Director, Graphic Novels and Collections, and Special Guests for an in-depth conversation on upcoming titles such as Burmese Moons (Sophie Ansel) and After the Spring (Hélène Aldeguer) — and the true-to-life events that make their stories so important.
Sunday March 31st
Time Description Room
10:00 – 11:00 IDW Presents: Hey, Kids! Comics! 211
Join IDW, the publisher behind Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, My Little Pony, Star Wars Adventures, Sonic the Hedgehog, Marvel Action: Spider-Man, and more, as their editors and an all-star team creators show you how all-ages comics are created! Get in on interactive activities, secret surprises, and a whole lot of fun! You won’t want to miss this. Plus, a free comic for every kid!
2:00 – 3:00 IDW Presents: Artist’s Editions & More! 211
IDW Director of Special Projects Scott Dunbier takes you on a guided tour of Artist’s Editions and more! Find out the latest (no jokes, please!) news on the most lauded (and imitated!) formats in comics, as well as other exciting new projects. Joining Scott will be Mr. Full Bleed himself, Dirk Wood… and maybe even another surprise guest or two…

Convention Exclusives

GI Joe

G.I. Joe Yearbook Variant

Cover by Gabriel Dell Otto

Get your exclusive wraparound con variant of GI Joe Real American Hero Yearbook by artist Gabriele Dell Otto!


GI Joe B cover

G.I. Joe Yearbook Variant
(2 Pack)

Cover by Gabriel Dell Otto

Get a set of 2 covers, an exclusive wraparound con variant of GI Joe Real American Hero Yearbook by artist Gabriele Dell Otto, and the RARE virgin cover of this variant! Only limited quantities exist!

$20 2 Pack

Ghostbusters Trading Cards image

Ghostbuster Trading Cards

IDW is proud to present this unique trading card set, in partnership with Ghost Corps, by fan-favorite creators Erik Burham, Dan Schoening, and Luis Antonio Delgado, of twenty five different Ghostbusters characters across all known universes! This is the 1st half of a larger set of Ghostbusters characters, many of whom can be found in the HUGE multi-dimensional maxi-series GHOSTBUSTERS: CROSSING OVER from IDW!

$10 Limit 25

Transformers cover

Transformers #1 Con Variant

Cover by EJ Su

Here’s your chance to get an exclusive EJ Su cover to the Bold New Era relaunch of Transformers #1! Only available for a limited amount of copies.


Glow Cover

Glow #1 Photo Cover Variant

Cover by Netflix

The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are coming to comics! Get this exclusive photo cover variant (based on the Netflix show) of this new series!


Magic the Gathering

Magic the Gathering: Chandra #1 IDW Limited Variant

Cover by Tyler Kirkham

Grab this IDW Limited variant of Chandra #1, featuring a B&W cover by superstar artist Tyler Kirkham!


Friendship is Magic

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #75 Con Variant

Cover by Andy Price

Enjoy this double-sized anniversary issue of My Little Pony #75, featuring the 1st cover of their new villain, Cosmos!


Friendship is Magic

Rick and Morty vs Dungeons and Dragons Con Hardcover

Cover by Alex Cormack

The world’s most popular adventure game. Reality’s most dysfunctional family. What can go wrong? Get the collected story of this off-beat adventure by Patrick Rothfuss and Jim Zub, in an exclusive HARDCOVER format featuring a cover by Alex Cormack. Only limited quantities exist!


Friendship is Magic

T.M.N.T.: Shredder In Hell #1 Virgin Con Variant

Cover by Rafael Albuquerque

Grab this exclusive Rafael Albuquerque Virgin Con Variant to the sold out TMNT: Shredder in Hell #1 issue! We will make limited quantities available per day!