IDW Publishing January 2015 Solicitations

by Jeff

ZvR01_cvrA IDW Publishing January 2015 SolicitationsThe kind folks at IDW Publishing have supplied ComicList with their solicitations for comics and other products featured in the November 2014 Previews, scheduled to ship starting January 2015.

Zombies vs Robots #1—GEM OF THE MONTH

Chris Ryall, Steve Niles (w) • Anthony Diecidue, Ashley Wood, Val Mayerik (a) • Wood (c)

The first-ever ONGOING Zombies vs Robots series, bringing you… new robots! A renewed zombie threat! New human survivors! And an all-new world ready for the taking from one or more of these factions… Part 1 of “Inherit the Earth!” and “The Orphan” start here!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Zombies vs Robots #1 Subscription Variant

Chris Ryall, Steve Niles (w) • Anthony Diecidue, Ashley Wood, Val Mayerik (a) • Blank Sketch Cover (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet Points:
• An all-new ongoing series that “roboots” ZvR!
• Ongoing stories written by ZvR co-creator Chris Ryall and The October Faction creator Steve Niles
• Interior art by Anthony Diecidue, Howard the Duck co-creator Val Mayerik and ZvR co-creator Ashley Wood!
• Covers by ZvR co-creator Ashley Wood and Gabriel Rodriguez!

Zombies vs Robots: Hundred Penny Press

Chris Ryall, Daniel Wilson (w) • Ashley Wood, Sam Kieth (a) • Wood (c)

For the price of merely one dollar, you get 27 pages of ZvR action! Ryall and Ash pay Mad tribute, Robopocalypse author Daniel Wilson goes to war in his first-ever comic story, and Ryall and Ash revisit the ZvR landscape in a 12-page story from the ZvR Annual!

FC • 32 pages • $1.00

Zombies vs Robots: Warbook Omnibus

Chris Ryall (w) • Ashley Wood, Menton3, Paul McCaffrey, Gabriel Hernandez, Mark Torres (a) • Ashley Wood (c)

Zombies! Robots! War! Throw in some Amazons and you’ve got everything you need to know! Collects all of the series by co-creators Chris Ryall and Ashley Wood plus Aventure and Undercity. Also includes the short prose story “Meaner Than A Junkyard Dog.”

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 440 pages • 6″ x 9″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-213-5

The Squidder

Ben Templesmith (w & a & c)

An old soldier from a forgotten war in a post-apocalyptic world that has left him behind is one of the last of the legendary Squidder Legions. Can a discarded relic with a death wish and a rebellious Squid priestess overthrow humanity’s tentacled alien overlords? Ben Templesmith returns to his roots to finally do the tentacle/Cthulhu-orientated book he’s always promised!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-205-0

Bullet points:
• “Fans have long admired the creator’s creepily gnarled and beautifully imagined art, but it’s his writing that’s stood out thus far, his world building engaging and well plotted.” –IGN


Kasra Ghanbari (w) • Menton3 (a & c)

In Greek mythology, a Katabasis was the journey to the underworld and into one’s shadow Self to confront and attempt to overcome elements of one’s own psyche.

KATABASIS I is an art book with mythological and historical references that presents all the works displayed at the sold out menton3 Last Rites Gallery show “KATABASIS I” held during April 2014 in New York City.

The book includes developmental works that were part of menton3’s inward journey to bring forth the images, as well as in-depth discussion and analysis covering experiences and understandings from the process of creating the pieces along with the presentation of Katabasis from mythology with a focus on the classic story of Orpheus and Eurydice.

TPB • FC • $11.99 • 72 pages • 8″ x 8″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-200-5

Bullet points:
• In collaboration with 44FLOOD!

Judas: The Last Days

W. Maxwell Prince (w) • John Amor (a) • Kurt Huggins (c)

Two thousand years after he betrayed Messiah, Judas Iscariot is still alive, wandering a world he doesn’t recognize. A world where the strangest of fictions have come true: monsters, immortals, gnome-librarians who monitor human history—they’re all real. And all Judas wants to do is kill himself. So why can’t he? The most transcendent story of the year is here in this all-new original graphic novel chronicling history’s preeminent backstabber and his quest for suicide.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 180 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-214-2

Bullet points:
• All-new Original Graphic Novel!

The Life Eaters

David Brin (w) • Scott Hampton (a & c)

Imagine a world in which the Axis forces of World War II suddenly were propelled to victory over the Allies… prompted by aid from the ancient gods of Norse mythology! Welcome to the alternate reality of The Life Eaters, written by award-winning author David Brin with lush painted art by Scott Hampton.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-201-2

Bullet points:
• “Very good science fiction, fantasy, and alternate history.” –

The October Faction #4

Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)

Werewolves, robots, and dead men, oh my! Merle Cope’s plans to destroy the Allan family have been stopped cold, but now what to do with the body? Geoff and Vivian find out how messy the family business truly is, while Robot Face learns the terrible secret about his origin!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The October Faction #4—Subscription Variant

Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The X-Files: Season 10 #20

Joe Harris (w) • Tom Mandrake (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

“G-23,” part 2 of 2: A government plot leads Mulder to ponder his early days as a cadet at Quantico, including his relationship with Diana Fowley and the fateful day that he found the iconic “I Want to Believe” poster. But the intrigue goes even further back in time, to when Bill Mulder was partnered with the Cigarette Smoking Man.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The X-Files: Season 10 #20—Subscription Variant

Joe Harris (w) • Tom Mandrake (a) • photo (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Ask your retailer about the variant cover by Tom Mandrake (The Spectre, Sidekick)!
• The most offbeat X-Files story yet!

Millennium #1 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT

Joe Harris (w) • Colin Lorimer (a) • menton3 (c)

Fifteen years ago, the end of the world—the anticipated “Millennium Event”—was avoided thanks to the efforts of Frank Black and FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Or was it? Frank’s psychic gifts have been showing him that evil has continued to grow unabated in the world, and he’s trying his best to ignore it. But soon the resurgence of the Millennium Group and their quest to find Frank’s daughter Jordan will pull him into the fray once again, whether he likes it or not!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Millennium #1 (of 5)—Subscription Variant

Joe Harris (w) • Colin Lorimer (a) • photo (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Frank Black is back!
• Spinning out of the pages of The X-Files: Season 10!
• Guest-starring Agent Fox Mulder!
• Executive-produced by Millennium creator Chris Carter!
• Ask your retailer about the variant cover by Paul Shipper (Star Trek, 24: Underground)!

Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #2 (of 5)

Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Rachael Stott (a & c)

The colossal crossover nobody ever expected continues! Captain Kirk and the Enterprise crew have landed on the Planet of the Apes—but how?! And how are the Klingons involved? Plus: Taylor meets up with Kirk and Spock, but will he greet them with open arms? Or flying bullets?

FC • pages • $3.99

Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #2 (of 5)—Subscription Variant

Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Rachael Stott (a) • Joe Corroney (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Each issue features an essay on Star Trek and Planet of the Apes by comedian and über-fan Dana Gould!
• “Gold Key”-style photo cover variant!

Star Trek: The City on the Edge of Forever

Harlan Ellison, Scott Tipton & David Tipton (w) • J.K. Woodward (a) • Juan Ortiz (c)

For the first time ever, a visual presentation of the much-discussed, unrevised, unadulterated version of Harlan Ellison’s award-winning Star Trek teleplay script, “The City on the Edge of Forever!” See the story as Mr. Ellison originally intended!

HC • FC • $24.99 • 128 pages • 7″ x 11″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-206-7

Bullet points:
• “Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay… is proving much more enthralling than the aired version with Woodward’s art giving a visually stunning look.” –

Star Trek #41—Five-Year Mission—SPOTLIGHT

Mike Johnson (w) • Cat Staggs (a & c)

“Behemoth,” part 1 of 2: In the wake of their century-spanning encounter with Q, the crew of the U.S.S Enterprise leaves explored space behind to embark on a new five-year mission of discovery! Beyond the reach of Starfleet communications, they can only rely on each other when faced with their first encounter in uncharted territory—and it might be their last! Don’t miss this perfect jumping-on point for new readers, produced in association with STAR TREK writer-producer Roberto Orci!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #41—Five Year Mission—Subscription Variant

Mike Johnson (w) • Cat Staggs (a) • Photo Cover (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• The all-new Five-Year Mission starts here!

Wild Blue Yonder

Mike Raicht, Austin Harrison (w) • Zach Howard (a & c)

Take to the skies in this thrilling new action-adventure sci-fi tale. In the near future, mankind has destroyed the Earth, and the only refuge from radioactive pollution can be found in the skies. Unfortunately, dwindling supplies and bloodthirsty air pirates make life all the harder. Join the crew of the Dawn as they battle their way through the hazards of living in this dangerous new world.

HC • FC • $29.99 • 180 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-863-0

Bullet points:
• “This series has been consistently entertaining and maintained its high production value since the beginning.” –Comic Bastards

Borderlands #7: Tannis & The Vault Part 3 (of 4)

Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a & c)

Now that they’ve deciphered how to find The Vault, Lilith, Roland, Brick, and Mordecai must set out on their journey to gather the tools necessary to open it. But will they even want to?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Borderlands #7: Tannis & The Vault Part 3 (of 4)—Subscription Variant

Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Salvador Velazquez (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Borderlands: The Fall of Fyrestone, Vol. 1

Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Sergio Davila (c)

The epic story of Borderlands continues in this new series, where fans find out what happens after Roland, Mordecai, Lilith, and Brick step off of Marcus’ bus. As soon as they arrive in the once-prosperous town of Fyrestone, they realize that Pandora is a far more dangerous planet than they first imagined.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-195-4

Bullet points:
• Collects the first four issues.
• “Neumann’s storytelling sucks you right back in to the world established by the game, and the gorgeous artwork makes this a really easy story to get lost in.” –

Galaxy Quest: The Journey Continues #1 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT

Erik Burnham (w) • Nacho Arranz (a & c)

Once upon a time, a troupe of has-been actors that starred on an old sci-fi show were enlisted by an alien race to save them from an intergalactic tyrant. Despite being way out of their depth, the cast somehow managed to save the aliens and stay alive… but their actions in outer space may have had dire consequences for another world. Join us this January as the cast of GALAXY QUEST returns for another bombastic journey into space!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Galaxy Quest: The Journey Continues #1 (of 4)—Subscription Variant

Erik Burnham (w) • Nacho Arranz (a) • Roger Robinson (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Picking up where the legendary movie with the massive cult following left off!
• Written by Erik Burnham (Ghostbusters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)!

G.I. Joe #5

Karen Traviss (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Jeffrey Veregge (c)

FALL OF G.I. JOE! Tensions escalate as new dangers emerge. What can the G.I. JOE team do to combat a COBRA the world views as heroes? As SCARLETT leads the team, former G.I. JOE agent DUKE searches for answers.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe #5—Subscription Variant

Karen Traviss (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Dheeraj Verma (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• First issue of an all-new arc!

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #210

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

Revanche and the Blue Ninjas have set their sights on the Arashikage clan, bringing the fight to Japan! Meanwhile, COBRA members COPPERHEAD, SCRAP IRON, and FIREFLY set their sinister plan into motion…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Variant sketch cover by Larry Hama!

G.I. JOE: The IDW Collection, Vol. 5

David Lapham, Brian Reed, Mike Raicht, Chuck Dixon, Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (w) • Werther Dell’Edera, Joe Suitor, Giovanni Timpano, Robert Atkins, Allan Goldman, Antonio Fuso, S L Gallant, Chee (a) • Paul Shipper (c)

Presenting all of IDW’s G.I. JOE series in recommended reading order. Includes G.I. JOE: Origins #20–23, G.I. JOE Special: Helix, G.I. JOE: Infestation, G.I. JOE #23–27, and G.I. JOE: Cobra #10–13.

HC • FC • $49.99 • 364 pages • 7″ x 11″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-103-9

Bullet points:
• The fastest way to catch up on your G.I. JOE!

G.I. JOE: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #1 (of 5) —SPOTLIGHT

Mike Costa (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a & c)

DESTRO, one of COBRA’s top operatives, has been captured. As the metal masked maverick gets transferred to a new prison, a prison break is instigated by none other than… SNAKE EYES! With DESTRO free and SNAKE EYES under COBRA’s control, a mission that will rock the world of G.I. JOE begins!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #1 (of 5)—Subscription Variant

Mike Costa (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a) • Drew Johnson (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• SNAKE EYES returns to the pages of G.I. JOE! But is he friend…or foe?

Transformers vs G.I. JOE #6

Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c)

THE SMASH HIT OF 2014 BECOMES THE GREATEST COMIC OF 2015! If you thought the war between G.I. JOE and the TRANSFORMERS was out of control before… well, brothers and sisters—wait’ll you get a load of issue 6!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers VS G.I. Joe #6—Subscription Variant

Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a) • Dave Crossland (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Heroes fall, but heroism triumphs!
• One small step for the G.I. JOE team—one giant fall for the TRANSFORMERS!
• Variant Cover by Antonio Fusso!

Transformers: Punishment

John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a & c)

OPTIMUS PRIME RETURNS TO CYBERTON! And someone is killing Decepticons. PRIME teams with WINDBLADE to uncover the identity of the vigilante… but the answers will uncover darker secrets than anyone expected!

FC • 48 pages • $5.99

Bullet points:
• The stage is set for COMBINER WARS!
• OPTIMUS PRIME and WINDBLADE on the hunt for a killer!
• Will the AUTOBOTS stand up when DECEPTICON lives are at stake?

Transformers #37—Days of Deception

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c)

THE ONYX PROTOCOL! As PROWL confronts SPIKE over the human’s betrayal, the mystery of G.B. Blackrock and the Onyx Interface deepens. Meanwhile, Tokyo becomes a battleground as Arcee faces the Constructicons… and Galvatron!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers #37—Days of Deception—Subscription Variant

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Days of Deception continues!
• The stage is set for COMBINER WARS!
• Prowl versus Spike!
• Arcee versus Galvatron!
• Variant Cover by Kotteri!

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #37—Days of Deception

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)

DESPERATE MEASURES! Four million years ago, as CYBERTRON teetered on the brink of all-out war, a group of Autobots decided it was time to take matters into their own hands. Everyone concerned would subsequently agree that this was a very, very bad move…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #37—Days of Deception—Subscription Variant

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Nick Roche (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Days of Deception continues!
• Variant Cover by Kotteri!

Transformers: Drift—Empire of Stone #3 (of 4)

Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a & c)

THE STONE ARMY! The secrets of DRIFT’S past become his present-day problems… and RATCHET’S none too happy about being dragged along!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Drift: Empire of Stone #3 (of 4)—Subscription Variant

Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Sarah Stone (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Ties in directly MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!

Transformers Animated: The Complete Allspark Almanac

Jim Sorenson, Bill Forster (w) • Various (a) • Marcelo Matere (c)

The Allspark Almanac is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind atlas to the amazing 2008 Animated series universe. Giving fans behind-the-scenes secrets directly from the show’s creators this volume is packed with full-color bios, character models, episode summaries, interviews, and more.

TPB • FC • $39.99 • 440 pages • 8.5″ x 11″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-210-4

Bullet points:
• Collects both original volumes into one book!

Transformers: Dark Cybertron

James Roberts, John Barber (w) • Phil Jimenez, Andrew Griffith, Brendan Cahill, James Raiz, Atilio Rojo, Livio Ramondelli (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)

THE END OF EVERYTHING! SHOCKWAVE makes a move millions of years in the planning—an ultimate strategy to remake Cybertron and destroy both the Autobots and Decepticons!

HC • FC • $49.99 • 300 pages • 7″ x 11″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-072-8

Bullet points:
• This oversized hardcover collects all 12 issues of the hit crossover!

Angry Birds/Transformers #3 (of 4)

John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c)

RAMP-EGG! When the Angry Birds’ precious eggs become leg-having, weapon-bearing rampaging eggs of mass destruction, the Autobirds must team up with the Deceptihogs to save Piggy Island! How much more mixed-up can this mash-up possibly get?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Angry Birds/Transformers #3 (of 4)—Subscription Variant

John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a) • Sarah Stone (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Written by John Barber (TRANSFORMERS, TRANSFORMERS vs G.I. JOE)!

Angry Birds Comics #7

Janne Toriseva & Various (w) • Giorgio Cavarrano & Various (a) • Paco Rodriques (c)

When Red, the leader of the Angry Birds, is lured away from the nest by Professor Pig’s newest invention, the Angry Birds’ precious eggs are finally captured! Can Red and the rest of our furious fowl rescue the eggs before King Pig finally has the omelet dinner he has craved for so long!?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Angry Birds Comics #7—Subscription Variant

Janne Toriseva & Various (w) • Giorgio Cavarrano & Various (a) • Jarrod Gecek (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War!, Vol. 1

Louise Simonson (w) • Derek Charm (a & c)

The devious demon Aku has called together a League of Extraordinary Villains—composed of malevolent miscreants from different cartoon universes. When their evil robots show up in the worlds of The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Samurai Jack, Dexter’s Laboratory, and (even) Ed, Edd and Eddy, it’s up to all of these fearless heroes to band together and put an end to the League’s nefarious plot of inter-dimensional conquest!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-207-4

Bullet points:
• “It’s just loud and eye-popping action with a rainbow of colors that gives you flashbacks to Saturday morning sugar overloads while you watched these cartoons.” –Comic Book Therapy
• Written by industry legend Louise Simonson!

Samurai Jack #16

Jim Zub (w) • Sergio Quijada (a) • Andy Suriano (c)

A prophet calling himself the “Master of Time” hides within a compound crawling with untold monsters and deadly traps. Jack the Samurai will need to become Jack the Infiltrator if he hopes to gain an audience with the mysterious master.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Samurai Jack #16—Subscription Variant

Jim Zub (w) • Sergio Quijada (a) • Ethen Beavers (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• “The team stays true to the character’s roots and delivers a book that could easily serve as a storyboard for an episode of the popular Cartoon Network series.”—Comic Crusaders

Powerpuff Girls Super Smash-Up #1—SPOTLIGHT

Derek Charm, Jeremy Whitley (w) • Charm, Jorge Monlongo (a) • Charm (c)

Just when you thought you’d seen it all, Cartoon Network Crossover Craziness continues! After their victory in the Super Secret Crisis War, the Powerpuff Girls take it easy with a rare VIP tour of Dexter’s Laboratory! But when tag-along Dee Dee accidentally activates Dexter’s newest invention, the fate of the entire multiverse is suddenly at stake! Plus: a bonus Courage the Cowardly Dog story by the Glyph- and Eisner-nominated Princeless’s Jeremy Whitley!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Powerpuff Girls Super Smash-Up #1—Subscription Variant

Derek Charm, Jeremy Whitley (w) • Charm, Jorge Monlongo (a) • Paulina Ganucheau (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Hot on the heels of the hit Super Secret Crisis War!, this Powerpuff Girls series sees Townsville’s heroes bouncing universe to universe, visiting friends old and new, and kicking major butt!
• Each issue will feature a stand-alone B story featuring Cartoon Network’s most beloved characters!

Skylanders #4

Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • Aurelio Mazzara (a) • Fico Ossio (c)

A bi-weekly event! The brand-new, three issue story arc, “Legendary”, starts right here! Join us for this special bi-weekly event as some of your favorite Skylander characters face grueling tests, outrageous challenges, and the vilest of villains to gain Legendary status!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Skylanders #4—Subscription Variant

Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • Aurelio Mazzara (a) • Mike Bowden (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Join us for the bi-weekly “Legendary” story-line event!

Skylanders #5

Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • Massimo Asaro (a) • Fico Ossio (c)

Now bi-weekly! The brand-new, three-issue story arc, “Legendary,” continues! Join us for this special bi-weekly event as some of your favorite Skylander characters face grueling tests, outrageous challenges, and the vilest of villains to gain Legendary status!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Skylanders #5—Subscription Variant

Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • Massimo Asaro (a) • Mike Bowden (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #27

Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Price, Tony Fleecs (c)

Timberwolves invade Ponyville! They’re just the start of the troubles for our ponies though as many other mystical creatures emerge from Everfree Forest. What could be causing the mass migration and how can the balance of nature be restored?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• New story arc from Katie Cook and Andy Price!
• Variant Cover by Paulina Ganucheau!

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #13

Jeremy Whitley (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)

When Sweetie Belle gets sick, it’s up to big sis Rarity to entertain Babs Seed on a visit to Manehattan. The only problem is the two seemingly have nothing in common! Will the two find a way to overcome their differences and find a way to have fun in the big city?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #13—Subscription Variant
Jeremy Whitley (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Vol. 6

Ted Anderson, Jeremy Whitley (w) • Agnes Garbowska, Amy Mebberson, Brenda Hickey (a) • Agnes Garbowska (c)

Applejack, Rarity, and Fluttershy visit Manehattan to see Trixie’s magic show. Meanwhile, in Ponyville, the ponies’ pets, Angel, Owlicious, Gummy, Tank, Winona, and Opal must save the day. Plus, Discord takes the Cutie Mark Crusaders on a trip through time!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-203-6

Bullet points:
• Collects issues #21–24.

Diamond Island

Max Winters, Joseph Kirsch (w) • Taylor Bills (a & c)

After discovering an ancient journal that tells of a distant island littered with rubies and gems, the lovable Richie Rockstein bids farewell to his family and heads out to uncover Diamond Island.

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 220 pages • 8.5″ x 11″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-196-1

Bullet points:
• All-ages fun with a heartwarming message!

Popeye Classics #30

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

The world’s greatest Popeye artist, Bud Sagendorf, tells a rousing tale of comicdom’s nastiest villainess, the dreaded Sea Hag, in “Desert Pirates!” This potboiler jumpstarts when Wimpy meets one of her minions that craftily lures him with a bottle of, yes… hamburger aroma!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Variant Cover by Steve Mannion!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #19

Landry Walker, Paul Allor (w) • Dario Brizuela, Chad Thomas (a) • Brizuela (c)

“Flavor of Fear,” part 1: A new super-sized pizza restaurant sends its customers away acting very strangely. When his brothers start to show the same symptoms, it’s up to Mikey to get to the bottom of the mystery. A surprising combination of characters awaits in this new two-part story!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #19—Subscription Variant

Landry Walker, Paul Allor (w) • Dario Brizuela, Chad Thomas (a) • Jake Tabula (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

TMNT Color Classics vol. 3 #1

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Jim Lawson (w) • Lawson (a) • A.C. Farley (c)

The TMNT Color Classics line kicks off a new volume, re-presenting in the classic Mirage storylines in all-new full color! In “Shades of Gray, Part One,” Casey Jones accidentally kills someone in self-defense, drawing the attention of the mysterious vigilante called Nobody. Will the TMNT be able to protect their friend from Nobody’s vicious street justice? Originally printed in black and white as TMNT v1 #48.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• The prelude to the classic City at War arc, in all-new full-color!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures, Vol. 9

Dean Clarrain (w) • Chris Allan, Mike Kazaleh (a) • Steve Lavigne (c)

The all-ages action continues in this volume that collects issues #37–40 of the Archie Comics series and Mutanimals #6.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • 7″ x 10.187″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-208-1

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures, Vol. 4

Jackson Lanzing, David Server, Landry Walker, Matt Manning, Bobby Curnow (w) • Marcelo Ferreira, Chad Thomas, Dario Brizuela (a) • Dario Brizuela (c)

The Kraang have infiltrated the local zoo to mutate as many animals as possible, Donatello whips up a new invention in the hopes of getting April’s attention but with unintended consequences, and Leonardo creates the mother of all obstacle courses.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-209-8

Bullet points:
• Collects issues #13–16.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #4 (of 4)

Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)

The supernaturally awesome conclusion to the blockbuster crossover is here! Ghostly forces converge on the Ghostbusters HQ, and the Turtles’ opportunity to get back home is fast dwindling! The two teams’ last-ditch efforts may come too late!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #4 (of 4)—Subscription Variant

Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Robert Atkins (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• This conclusion will affect the future of both the TMNT and Ghostbusters!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #42

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Cory Smith (a) • Smith, Eastman (c)

Part 2 of “Attack on Technodrome!” An unusual alliance makes its first moves as Fugitoid, Baxter, and Krang aim to outwit each other. The twists and turns are just beginning as the Technodrome is mere moments away from activation!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Variant Cover by Brian Churilla (Big Trouble in Little China!

Judge Dredd Classics: The Dark Judges #1 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT

John Wagner, Alan Grant (w) • Brian Bolland (a) • Darick Robertson (c)

His name is Judge Death and in his eyes all life is crime! Together with his brothers Fear, Fire, and Mortis, the super-fiend from Deadworld is determined to end all life in Mega-City One once and for all! This compilation features classic Judge Death tales from the pages of 2000 AD, including his stunning debut story by co-creators John Wagner and Brian Bolland.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Judge Dredd Classics: The Dark Judges #1 (of 5)—Subscription Variant

John Wagner, Alan Grant (w) • Brian Bolland (a) • Sam “Mister-Sam” Shearon (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Presenting “The Dark Judges” saga with all-new colors!
• New covers by artist Darick Robertson (Transmetropolitan)!
• Each issue will have a special cover by Sam Shearon, featuring one of the Dark Judges. Up first: Judge Death!

Judge Dredd, Vol. 6

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

Judge Anderson is trying to make it back to Mega-City One in “To Live and Die in Deadworld” and Judge Dredd must go inside the area formerly known as Sector One to rescue the Chief Justice and the Council of Five in “Black Light District.”

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-199-2

Bullet points:
• Collects issues #21–24.

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #20

Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank (a & c)

It’s Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla for the ultimate rematch. The Cryog invasion reaches its zenith as new monsters attack across the globe! What unexpected character will Lucy meet?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #20— Subscription Variant

Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank (a) • Jeff Zornow (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• New monsters!

Best of EC, Vol. 2 Artist’s Edition HC—SPOTLIGHT

Al Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman & more (w) • Johnny Craig, George Evans, Bernie Krigstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Joe Orlando, Al Williamson (a) • Williamson & Frank Frazetta (c)

The second volume of Best of EC Artist’s Edition is—remarkably—just as good as volume one! Includes what can arguably called the best stories by Harvey Kurtzman (Airburst), Al Williamson (Food for Thought, Lost in Space), Bernie Krigstein (Master Race, In the Bag) and more! As with all EC Comics Artist’s Editions, this book will be a massive 15 x 22 inches! The best stories and art from the best comics imprint of all time! Plus a fantastic selection of covers!

HC • BW • $95.00 net discount item • 176 Pages • 15″ x 22″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-291-3

Bullet points:
• What is an Artist’s Edition?
• While appearing to be in black & white, each page has been scanned in COLOR to mimic as closely as possible the experience of viewing the actual original art—for example, you are able to clearly see paste-overs, blue pencils in the art, editorial notes, art corrections. Each page is printed the same size as drawn, and the paper selected is as close as possible to the original art board.
• Advance-solicited for February release!

Winterworld #7

Chuck Dixon (w) • Tomas Giorello (a) • Butch Guice (c)

“The Stranded,” conclusion! A confrontation decades in the making! Scully and Wynn are re-united with the truck that’s been their rolling home across two seas, only to find themselves in more danger than ever. What promised to be a sanctuary turns out to be a slaughterhouse as Skitters and the feral Monkey Boy finally catch up with Scully and Wynn in a place where there’s nowhere to run.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Winterworld #7—Subscription Variant

Chuck Dixon (w) • Tomas Giorello (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rot & Ruin #5 (of 5)

Jonathan Maberry (w) • Tony Vargas (a) • Alex Ronald (c)

“Warrior Smart,” conclusion! Benny and Chong are exiled from the farm–without weapons and surrounded by zombies. Nix and Lilah are prisoners, and if Farmer John gets his way, they’ll live their lives in a terrible kind of slavery. How far are four teens willing to go to save those they love? Maberry and Vargas bring the four young samurai to the brink of madness, where every choice is a bad choice and the hungry dead are at the door.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rot & Ruin #5 (of 5)—Subscription Variant

Jonathan Maberry (w) • Tony Vargas (a) • Robert Sacchetto (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Official new stories set in the hit Rot & Ruin prose novel series!
• The thrilling conclusion to the Warrior Smart story arc, tying directly into the novels!

V-Wars #9

Jonathan Maberry (w) • Alan Robinson (a) • Ryan Brown (c)

New story arc begins here! It’s international intrigue as we dive into the V-Wars on a global scale! The surviving members of V-8 are tasked to hunt down and obtain plans for a stolen vampire gene screener. In a world where anyone can turn at any time, being able to test for the v-gene could have devastating effects if put in the wrong hands… or any hands?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

V-Wars #9—Subscription Variant

Jonathan Maberry (w) • Alan Robinson (a) • Marco Turini (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Series artist Alan Robinson returns for this all-new story arc!
• Perfect jumping-on point!

Ragnarök #4

Walter Simonson (w & a & c)

Beyond the Forest of the Hanging Dead, Thor encounters the Village at the End of the World and its guardian, an armored Troll. He and the Troll exchange favors, and Thor comes to envy the dead, as the tale of the Last Day of the Gods is told.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Ragnarök #4—Subscription Variant

Walter Simonson (w & a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Edward Scissorhands #4 (of 5)

Kate Leth (w) • Drew Rausch (a) • Joe Quinones (c)

Things come to a boil as Megs and Edward go after Eli, finding some disturbing secrets about the town along the way. It’s a race against time as the unlikely duo work against rumors, a growing mob mentality, and even Megs’ own family to stop something truly horrible before it happens.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Edward Scissorhands #4 (of 5)—Subscription Variant

Kate Leth (w) • Drew Rausch (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Maxx: Maxximized #15

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

Julie’s back… which should satisfy everyone, but only confuses matters further. Julie and Maxx fight, Sara retreats into her tapes, and a prisoner discovers himself trapped in a holding cell with a suspicious little cellmate.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Maxx: Maxximized #15—Subscription Variant

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Maxx: Maxximized, Vol. 3

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

Volume 3 continues the re-presentation of Sam Kieth’s and William Messner-Loeb’s groundbreaking series, The Maxx, with all new colors by Ronda Pattison.

HC • FC • $21.99 • 104 pages • 7″ x 11″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-202-9

Bullet points:
• Collects issues #9–12
• Oversized Hardcover!

Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate #4

Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Sarah Stone (c)

Tyranny of Dragons! Can Minsc, Boo, and their new friends stop the dragon cult before their magical ritual destroys the city? Less talk, more fight! D&D is back as writer Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Wayward) and artist Max Dunbar (Red Sonja) “DM” a brand-new sword & sorcery extravaganza.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate #4—Subscription Variant

Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dungeons & Dragons: The Legend of Drizzt, Vol. 1: Homeland

R.A. Salvatore, Andrew Dabb (w) • Tim Seeley (a & c)

Adapting the famous series by R.A. Salvatore, beginning with Book 1 of the Dark Elf Trilogy, Homeland. Travel back to strange and exotic Menzoberranzan, the vast city of the Drow and homeland to Icewind Dale hero Drizzt Do’Urden. The young prince of a royal house, Drizzt grows to maturity in the vile world of his dark kin. Possessing honor beyond the scope of his unprincipled society, young Drizzt faces an inevitable dilemma. Can he live in a world that rejects integrity?

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 136 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-197-8

Bullet points:
• Back in print!
• “Dungeons & Dragons fans will probably find this trade very enjoyable as it brings to life the books they have been reading for years.” –IGN

Shadow Show #3 (of 5)

Harlan Ellison, Sam Weller (w) • Mark Sexton (a) • Hubert J. Daniel (c)

In Shadow Show, acclaimed writers and artists come together to pay tribute to the work of the one and only Ray Bradbury! The first story featured is “Weariness,” written by Harlan Ellison, which gives us a look at the end of the universe as we know it. The next story, “Live Forever!” by Bradbury biographer Sam Weller and Mark Sexton, brings Ray Bradbury himself into the story, as a young reporter unveils the master storyteller’s secrets.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Shadow Show #3 (of 5)—Subscription Variant

Harlan Ellison, Sam Weller (w) • Mark Sexton (a) • Shane Pierce (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• A five-issue tribute to Ray Bradbury, featuring stories by some of the most notable names in the writing world!
• Coming next month: Dave Eggers and Charlie Yu!

The Bigger Bang #3 (of 4)

D.J. Kirkbride (w) • Vassilis Gogtzilas (a & c)

Has Cosmos found his place in the multi-verse?! Why is Thulu holding secret meetings with agents of Voltrax 4?! Can Wyan reconcile her feelings for Cosmos and her duty to her king?! Annnnd… just what would happen if Cosmos tried to absorb a supernova?! Find out in the penultimate issue of THE BIGGER BANG!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• “The Bigger Bang is totally larger-than-life with crazy art to match the scope.”—Sina Grace (Burn the Orphanage, Li’l Depressed Boy)

Creeple Peeple #1 (of 3)—CERTIFIED COOL

Patrick D. Pidgeon, Matt Anderson (w) • Tim Lattie (a & c)

It’s weird science gone wild! A trio of gifted lab students hatches a bizarre scheme that runs amok when they inadvertently create a mystical bunch of wildly creepy troll-creatures that wreak havoc on campus.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Imaginary Drugs

Michael McDermott, Jeff McClelland, Shawn Aldridge, & more (w) • Jonathan Brandon Sawyer, Christine Larsen, & more (a) • Sawyer (c)

An Illuminati celebrity assassin, adorably twisted ritual sacrifices, doomed lovotic space affairs, war toads, G.U.N.T.S., luchador gorillas, and urban languawitches await in this bizarrely wonderful sci-fi-fantasy fueled comic anthology.

Imaginary Drugs is a creator driven exploration of life, love, death, and raygun-toting, multiverse adventure. Skirting the fears and fringes and subverting the hopes and expectations of the modern imagination, Imaginary Drugs tackles the possible future origins of human life, our increasingly dependent relationship with technology, and the ass-kicking absurdity of beating a nest of blood-suckers into submission with a cosmically powered baseball bat.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 208 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-198-5

Bullet points:
• 30 stories from over 36 different creators!

Creature Cops: Special Varmint Unit # 1 (of 3)—CERTIFIED COOL

Rob Anderson (w) • Fernando Melek & Novo Malgapo (a) • Leandro Panganiban (c)

In a world where a rhino can be gene-spliced with a dog, freakish animals are everywhere, and the Creature Cops have to deal with them! From vicious gator-snakes to cute panda-dogs, these animal cops think they’ve seen it all… until they discover a nest of illegal hybrids that resemble mythological griffins, and suddenly find themselves on the trail of a death cult with even darker plans…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Panda Dogs! Tiger Hounds! Griffins?!?
• Please don’t feed the animals… your hand!
• For fans of police procedurals… science fiction… and crazy creatures!

WEIRD Love #5

Joe Gill & Various (w) • Ogden Whitney & Various (a) • Iger Shop (c)

Our cover boy likes big books, he cannot lie—and you’re going to love the latest issue of the unintentionally hilarious cult-favorite comic book Weird Love! The editors, Clizia Gussoni and Craig Yoe, who the 13th Dimension call, “The Masters and Johnson of comic books” find the most demented romance comics of the 1950s and present them in full lurid color for your repulsion/pleasure! Just wait until you read a story you’re SURE to relate to: “I Was Too Beautiful!”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• “Slices of deranged genius!”—Wired Magazine

Steve Canyon, Vol. 5: 1955-1956

Milton Caniff (w & a & c)

Milton Caniff’s square-jawed hero is back in the Orient and crossing paths with old friends and new enemies. Doe Redwood and the Hall family reappear on the scene, as does another young friend who is working hard to grow up. There are also more hearts and flowers in store within the tangled web that ensnares Steve, Summer Olson, and Copper Calhoon, while Happy Easter returns stateside but ends up having a Gay old time on the Savannah. As 1956 races to a conclusion, a new member of the Canyon clan steps on-stage—get ready to meet Cousin Poteet!

HC • PC • $49.99 • 336 pages • 11″ x 8.5″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-178-7

Bullet points:
• Steve Canyon is presented in a matching hardcover set to the Library of American Comics’ Eisner Award-winning Terry and the Pirates.

Tarzan: The Complete Russ Manning Newspaper Strips, Vol. 4

Russ Manning (w & a & c)

In the series conclusion, the final nine Sunday storylines by Russ Manning, in which Tarzan returns to Opar, Pellucidar, and Castra Sanguinarius, while Korak finds himself at the Sacred Lake of Krackao and the Elephants’ Graveyard. Collecting the complete strips run from March 24, 1974 through June 24, 1979.

HC • FC • $49.99 • 296 pages • 11″ x 8.5″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-215-9

Bullet points:
• 2014 Eisner Award Winner!

Doberman #5

Rob Rosell, Scott Marder, and Jack Lambert (w) • Brandon McKinney (a) • Bernard Chang (c)

A hot chick held hostage by a maniacal villain? Must be a Tuesday… when über-villain Kane kidnaps Frank Doberano’s therapist/ladyfriend, you can bet there’s gonna be a showdown. Doberman must infiltrate Kane’s compound, take down the heavily armed guards, and not get shot by his own partner… while sober!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Indestructible #10

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

The unpredictable second arc of INDESTRUCTIBLE comes to a shocking conclusion. A cranky sociopath, Tarr, has subdued the world’s greatest superheroes… and a super-fake. But for once, Greg’s complete lack of powers may work in his favor. Will Stoner, in fact, save the day? Will Greg be forced to reveal the depth of his deception in the process? Will Barry ever put on pants?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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