IDW Publishing June 2012 Solicitations

by Jeff

DaveStevensStoriesCovers-Cvr IDW Publishing June 2012 SolicitationsThe kind folks at IDW Publishing have supplied ComicList with their solicitations for comics and other products featured in the April 2012 Previews, scheduled to ship starting June 2012.

Mars Attacks #1

John Layman (w) • John McCrea (a) • Wally Wood & Bob Powell & Norman Saunders x55 (c)

The invasion begins! The first stories of an all-new MARS ATTACKS universe are here, bringing outrageous action and dark humor to the comics page. Eisner-winning writer John Layman (Chew) is joined by Eisner-winning artist John McCrea (Hitman) to sound the alarm. Beware! The Martians are coming!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Variant John McCrea cover

Bullet Points:
• 55 different covers, each depicting one card from the original 1962 set! All 55 have a unique back cover, featuring the original card art that told the story!
• Written by John Layman, co-creator of the Eisner-winning series Chew!
• Art by John McCrea, Eisner-winner for Hitman!
• Look for the trading card set from Topps in the trading card section of this issue of Previews!

Mars Attacks #1 Complete Box Set

Want to collect the whole set, but don’t have the time for a long hunt? Buy the complete 55-comic set, which comes packed in a collectible box adorned by a perfect replicate of the original TOPPS 1962 box art! Including the checklist card cover, as well as a special bonus 56th cover, only available as part of this set!

FC • $199.95

Mars Attacks Classics, Vol. 1

Keith Giffen & Len Brown (w) • Charles Adlard, Giffen, Tom Sutton (a) • Nick Bradshaw (c)

Mars Attacks Classics brings back your favorite comics from the past. This volume collects the first five-issue miniseries from Topps Comics, and features stories by beloved creators like Keith Giffen, Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead), and more!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 156 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-229-4

Bullet points:
• Includes the back up stories written by Mars Attacks co-creator Len Brown!

Rocketeer Adventures 2 #4 (of 4)

Michael Golden, David Mandel, Matt Wagner (w) • J Bone, Eric Canete, Michael Golden (a) • Darwyn Cooke, Dave Stevens (c)

The finale of our second Rocketeer Adventures Anthology presents stories with Cliff caught up in a riot in Los Angeles, and a history lesson that includes a crash course in… the Rocketeer! All this plus a surprise bonus feature—you’re not going to want to miss this!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Black & White Darwyn Cooke cover

Bullet points:
• Each issue features 25 pages of stories and art!
• Rocketeer Adventures Volume One won’s Best Anthology of 2011!

Dave Stevens: Stories & Covers

Dave Stevens (w & a & c)

Dave Stevens was renowned for his work on The Rocketeer, the beloved comic that introduced the world to Cliff Secord and his incredible rocket-pack. But Stevens was also one of the most sought-after and accomplished cover artists in comics. This collection will provide a comprehensive gallery of Dave’s covers, with many of them scanned from the original art. Additionally, there will be cover roughs to accompany many of the covers. Finally, All of Dave’s non-Rocketeer comic work will be presented, including incomplete and unpublished stories. As with the other books in the Dave Stevens IDW library of titles, this one is a must have for fans of great art!

HC • B&W • $49.99 • 272 pages • 8″ x 12″ • ISBN 978-1-61377-269-0

Bullet points:
• Advance solicited for July release!


Chris Ryall (w) • Jamal Igle (a) • Nick Runge, Igle (c)

You Wanted the Best, You Got the Best! KISS is back in an all-new comic series that will appeal to longtime fans and new readers alike! Four ordinary humans in 1920s Chicago find themselves caught up in a battle of epic proportions that will reverberate across time and space in “Dressed to Kill,” part 1!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Michael Gaydos “Demon” cover
KISS photo cover!

Bullet Points:
• Featuring classic KISS characters like “Wicked” Lester, the Destroyer, She, the Elder, and more!
• This series is rooted in KISS fandom but very accessible to all comic readers!
• Written by Chris Ryall (Zombies vs Robots) with art by Jamal Igle (The Ray)
• KISS #1-4 come with a special “solo album” covers by artist Michael Gaydos.

KISS Greatest Hits, Vol. 1: The Marvel Years

Stan Lee, Ralph Macchio (w) • John Buscema, John Romita Jr. (a) • Nick Runge (c)

In 1977, Kiss was not only the biggest band in the world, they were the biggest comic-book stars around! For the first time ever, both classic Marvel Super Specials are collected in one in trade paperback, with story and art from Stan Lee, John Buscema, John Romita Jr., and more! Featuring an all-new cover recreation by Kiss: Avatars cover artist Nick Runge!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-226-3

Bullet points:
• The perfect companion piece to the all-new KISS series launching this month!
• Collects the two classic Marvel KISS comics in one edition!
• All-new Marvel Super Special cover-recreation by Kiss cover artist Nick Runge!

True Blood #2

Ann Nocenti & Michael McMillian (w) • Michael Gaydos (a) • Tim Bradstreet, photo (c)

Alan Ball’s hit HBO series, the sensually sizzling story of the lives and loves of vampires, mind readers, and all manner of creatures, is back as an ongoing series! With creative collaboration from TRUE BLOOD creator/writer/producer Alan Ball, this series features writers Ann Nocenti (Daredevil, Green Arrow) and Michael McMillian, with art by Michael Gaydos (Alias).

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Tim Bradstreet sketch cover

Bullet points:
• Co-Written by Michael McMillian, “Steve Newlin” from the show, with fan-favorite Ann Nocenti (Daredevil, Green Arrow)!
• Series features covers by Tim Bradstreet (The Punisher)!
• Ask your retailer about the Tim Bradstreet sketch cover!

Sergio Aragones’ Groo the Wanderer: Artist’s Edition

Sergio Aragones & Mark Evanier (w) Sergio Aragones (a & c)

To call Sergio Aragones a legendary cartoonist would be an understatement. Besides being in every single issue of Mad Magazine for the past 50 years, Sergio is also the creator of Groo the Wanderer, the hilarious character that is a good natured and extremely honest barbarian, but one who consistently finds himself in the middle of all sorts of misadventures because of his unparalleled stupidity and penchant for misunderstanding.

IDW is pleased to offer the one and only Sergio Aragones’ Groo the Wanderer: Artist’s Edition, featuring a glorious four-part story showcasing Sergio at his best.

HC • BW • $75.00 net discount item • 144 Pages • 12″ x 17″ • ISBN: 978-1-61377-270-6

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.
• See these classic tales as they first appeared: On Sergio Aragones’ drawing board!
• Advance solicited for July release!

Ghostbusters #10

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Schoening, Tristan Jones (c)

It’s one haunted hotspot down and three to go as the Ghostbusters head south, leaving the Motor City for the Big Easy. But ain’t nothin’ gonna be easy down Louisiana way for the boys in gray—Marie Laveau is back in the Quarter and lookin’ to stick around! Join us as Haunted America continues… in New Orleans!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Mike Henderson cover!

Bullet points:
• Each issue contains a back-up Ghostbusters story by Tristan Jones! “Who Killed Laura Parr?” will run in all 4 issues of Haunted America!
• The Ghostbusters leave New York! On the road for the first time in comics!
• Four Dan Schoening covers connect to make a unified National map, each featuring a different Ghostbuster! Four Tristan Jones covers featuring a haunted tourist postcard theme!

G.I. JOE: A Real American Treasury Edition

Larry Hama (w) • Herb Trimpe, Marshall Rogers, Don Hudson, Phil Gosier (a) • J. Scott Campbell (c)

Celebrate America’s independence with this special 4th of July Treasury Edition of G.I. JOE! JOE scholar Mark Bellomo scoured the run of ARAH for the most patriotic stories for your Independence Day reading enjoyment, and decided on: Issue #1, “Operation Lady Doomsday “; #82, “Weeding Out”; and finally issue #155, “A Letter from SNAKE EYES.” From the very first introduction of the JOE team to the final issue filled with SNAKE EYES’ response to a teenager thinking of enlisting, this commemorative collection is designed for real American heroes.

FC • Cardstock • $9.99 • 72 pages • 9.25″ x 14.25″

G.I. JOE #14

Chuck Dixon (w) • Will Rosado (a) • Will Rosado, Tommy Lee Edwards (c)

“Deep Terror, part 2!”

Under-staffed, under water, and under the gun! The new stripped-down Joe team battles a very public Cobra as Dr. Mindbender drills on the ocean floor—but what’s he looking for? And how will Scarlett and her team escape?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Black & White Tommy Lee Edwards cover

Bullet points:
• An all-new direction for G.I. JOE!

Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow #14

Chuck Dixon (w) • Robert Atkins (a) • Andrea Di Vito, Lee Ferguson & Sal Buscema (c)

“Serpent’s Shadow,” part 2!

Ninja versus Ninja! SNAKE EYES goes deeper into the Arashikage clan—but will his mission succeed or will STORM SHADOW corrupt the commando? Differnces will have to be put aside as both turn their swords against—Zartan!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Black & White Andrea Di Vito cover!

Bullet Points:
• Non-stop ninja and commando action!
• Featuring the key villain from G.I. JOE: RETALIATION!

Cobra #14

Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Antonio Fuso, David Williams (c)

G.I. JOE UNDERGROUND! Armed with secret knowledge of Cobra’s inner workings, a rag-tag force of ex-villains and damaged heroes takes the fight to the darkest corners of the world, under the vigilant eye of Flint!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
David Williams Black & White cover!

Bullet points:

G.I.JOE: A Real American Hero #179

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Herb Trimpe, Gallant (c)

THE FINAL SHOWDOWN! The Blue Ninja Clan begins its final assualt on Cobra’s homebase, and Cobra Commander, Baroness, Snake Eyes, Duke, Scarlett and Stalker are all caught in the fray! This is the explosive conclusion to the Blue Ninja saga that you’ve all been waiting for. Things will never be the same for G.I. Joe and Cobra after G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #179, don’t miss it!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Larry Hama variant sketch cover!

G.I. JOE: Roots of Retaliation

Larry Hama (w) • Steve Leialoha, Marshall Rogers, Frank Springer, Mike Vosburg (a) Jonboy Meyers (c)

THE STORIES THAT INSPIRED G.I. JOE: RETALIATION! This summer’s hottest action movie draws it’s inspiration from the comic that thrilled a generation! Reprinted here are the famed “Silent Interlude” plus the first appearances of Roadblock, Duke, Flint, Lady Jaye and the original Joe himself—Joe Colton!

TPB • FC • $14.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-272-0

Bullet points:
• Collecting the stories that inspired G.I. JOE: Retaliation!

G.I. JOE: Cobra Command, Vol. 1

Chuck Dixon (w) • Alex Cal (a) • Dave Wilkins (c)

The Cobra Civil War is over but there’s no risk of a peace outbreak. “Cobra Command” starts here as the new Cobra Commander kicks off his reign with total war as he invades a sovereign nation with all the military might under his power.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-221-8
Expected in-store date: 6/6/12

Bullet points:
• Includes issues #9 of all three ongoing series of G.I. JOE, Cobra, and Snake Eyes, as well as G.I. JOE #10.

Danger Girl: Revolver

Andy Hartnell (w) • Chris Madden (a) • J. Scott Campbell (c)

Who is she? What are her skills? Where is she from? What are her measurements? You’ll find those answers and more as she joins the world’s sexiest spy agency in their most explosive adventure yet!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-215-7

Bullet points:
• For the first time ever, creators J. Scott Campbell and Andy Hartnell introduce a new Danger Girl to the team!

Infestation 2, Vol. 1

Duane Swierczynski & Chris Ryall (w) • Alan Robinson (a) • Alex Garner (c)

The endless zombie hordes of INFESTATION are defeated… but now a greater threat looms in INFESTATION 2! The balance of magic has been tipped allowing the nightmares of H.P. Lovecraft, the ELDER GODS, to break through their cosmic prison and attack all known realities in the IDW universe!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-225-6

Bullet points:
• This volume sets the stage for the most terrifying comic event of 2012 by Duane Swierczynski, David Messina, and others!

Star Trek #10

Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)

Production is underway on the next blockbuster STAR TREK movie, and the countdown continues in the pages of this hit ongoing comic book series, overseen by the film’s writer/producer Roberto Orci! Captain James T. Kirk and the Enterprise crew unravel the mystery of a lost Starfleet vessel that may hold the key to the galaxy’s future. Don’t miss the conclusion of “Return of the Archons”!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Tim Bradstreet sketch cover
Variant Photo Cover

Bullet Points:
• Fully sanctioned by Paramount pictures, with direct ties to the new movie!
• The new adventures continue here!

Doctor Who Classics Series IV #5 (of 6)

Mike Collins (w) • John Ridgway (a & c)

IDW’s newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past, this time featuring the SIXTH DOCTOR, continues! The Doctor, Peri, and Frobisher find themselves under attack on dormant colony ship in “Profits of Doom!”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• The three-part “Profits of Doom!” story complete, and in color for the first time!

Doctor Who II, Vol. 4

Joshua Hale Fialkov (w) • Matthew Dow Smith (a) • Mark Buckingham (c)

1941. Casablanca. Murder. Sound familiar? The Doctor, Amy, and Rory in the setting for the classic film with a little side of the Silurians thrown in of course.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-216-4

Bullet points:
• Eisner Award-nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov and artist Matthew Dow Smith bring you the noir thriller, “As Time Goes By.”

Star Trek TNG/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #2 (of 8)

Scott & David Tipton with Tony Lee (w) • J.K. Woodward (a) • Woodward, Mark Buckingham (c)

The two greatest science-fiction properties of all time cross over for the first time in history, in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION2! When the Federation’s most terrifying enemy strikes an unholy alliance with one of the Doctor’s most hated antagonists, the result is devastation on a cosmic scale! Geronimo? Make it so!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Variant wrap-around photo cover
Joe Corroney “Enterprise crew in the TARDIS” cover!

Bullet Points:
• The first Star Trek/Doctor Who crossover ever!
• Featuring fan-favorite villains the Borg and the Cybermen!
• Ask your retailer about the rare wraparound photo cover!
• Ask your retailer about the super-rare Joe Corroney cover featuring Captain Picard and crew aboard the TARDIS!

Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes

Chris Roberson (w) • Jeffrey Moy (a) • Phil Jimenez (c)

IDW Publishing and DC Comics are proud to present the greatest tale of the 23rd century! Or is that the 31st century? The crew of the Starship: Enterprise and the Legion of Super-Heroes come face to face as they deal with a changed history and timeline that neither knows the cause of. Traveling to the past and the future to find answers both teams must work together to set things right.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 152 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-230-0

*Note – All direct market copies of this book will have a Keith Giffen dust jacket, exclusive to the direct market, and only available on the first printing!

Bullet points:

• Eisner-nominated writer Chris Roberson and Star Trek and Legionnaires veteran artist Jeffrey Moy bring you the most bizarre partnership of any century!

Transformers Classics: UK, Vol. 3

Simon Furman & James Hill (w) • Geoff Senior, Jeff Anderson, Ron Smith, &Will Simpson (a) • Andrew Wildman (c)

These vintage TF UK stories are presented in order, many published for the first time in the United States! Writer and life-long TF fan James Roberts provides in-depth historical front matter in each volume, and TF UK artist Andrew Wildman provides new covers!

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 296 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-231-7

Bullet points:
• Includes issues originally presented in Transformers UK #78–87, 93, and 96–104.
• Reprints for the first time in trade format the British Transformers/Action Force crossover, “Ancient Relics!”

Offered Again!
Transformers Classics: UK, Vol. 1 • FC • $29.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-943-0
Transformers Classics: UK, Vol. 2 • FC • $29.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-141-9

Transformers: More than Meets the Eye Vol. 1

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

The ultimate Transformers saga begins here! More Than Meets The Eye reunites the fan-favorite creative team behind Last Stand of the Wreckers and sends the Transformers on an epic quest to the farthest reaches of the Transformers Universe and beyond! Also includes the one-shot Death of Optimus Prime.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-235-5

Bullet points:
• The smash runaway hit relaunch hits trade paperback!

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #6

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

MADNESS IN SPACE! A rescued Autobot loses his grip and it’s up to Hot Rod’s questing team to stop him—before the damage becomes irreparable! This is surely one of the most intense Transformers tales ever committed to paper!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Black & White Alex Milne variant!

Bullet points:
• The massive success of the TRANSFORMERS relaunch continues!
• Nobody’s safe and nothing is sacred!

Transformers: Robots in Disguise Ongoing #6

John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Ramondelli, Casey Coller (c)

ONCE HE WAS: OPTIMUS PRIME! The Autobot gave up his title—returned to his role as ORION PAX! But that doesn’t mean the fight’s over! A shattered planet leads Pax and a squad of fan favorite characters on the trail of the deadliest Decepticon of all… SHOCKWAVE!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Black & White Casey Coller variant!

Bullet points:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ongoing #11

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Dan Duncan (a) • Duncan, Eastman (c)

The Turtles bring in a surprising new ally to storm the Foot Clan lair! Meanwhile, will Splinter escape the Foot? He’ll have to get through the Shredder first! It’s a rematch centuries in the making, don’t miss it!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Zach Howard cover

Bullet points:
• Non-stop ninja action!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics #2

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird (w) • Eastman, Laird (a & c)

This tale of the original TMNT expands the Turtles universe, detailing the origin of many familiar faces, such ass April O’Neil, Baxter Stockman, and of course the mechanized Mousers!

FC • 38 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• The original series is back, this time in COLOR!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries #5: Splinter

Erik Burnham (w) • Charles Paul Wilson III (a) • David Petersen, Wilson III (c)

Face-to-face with the man who killed his family so many years ago, Master Splinter comes to terms with a life of assasination, love and redemption. This story takes a look back at the entire life of Splinter, including his secret life as Hamato Yoshi. This soul searching provides a startling revelation for Splinter, one that will change his and his son’s lives forever!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
David Petersen black & white variant cover!

Bullet Points:
• An important issue that ties directly to the ongoing TMNT comic!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Micro-Series, Vol. 1

Brian Lynch (w) • Franco Urru, Andy Kuhn, Valerio Schiti, & Ross Campbell (a) • David Petersen (c)

Following in the tradition of the original TMNT micro-series comes four stand-alone tales centering on each Turtle brought to you by writer Brian Lynch and artists Franco Urru, Andy Kuhn, Ross Campbell, and Valerio Schiti.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-232-4

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics, Vol. 1

Michael Dooney, Mark Martin, Mark Bode & Kevin Eastman (w & a) • Michael Dooney (c)

The original stories of the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURLES come roaring back to shelves with the line of TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES CLASSICS trade paperbacks! Volume 1 features favorite tales like “The Peoples Choice,” “A TMNT Time Tale,” and “The Shell of the Dragon.”

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-234-8

Bullet points:
• In all-new full color! Volume 1 contains Mirage Studios issues #13, 16 and 18.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 1: Change Is Constant Deluxe Edition

Tom Waltz & Kevin Eastman (w) • Dan Duncan & Kevin Eastman (a) • Kevin Eastman (c)

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles’ IDW relaunch in an oversized, hardcover edition that includes extras that were not included in the comics or the previously released paperback. Extras like Kevin Eastman’s fully illustrated and lettered layouts! Compare and contrast Eastman’s designs with the finished Dan Duncan pages. A huge treat for TMNT and Kevin Eastman fans!

HC • PC • $49.99 • 192 pages • 9″ x 12″ • ISBN 978-1-61377-233-1

Bullet points:
• Includes Kevin Eastman’s layouts for all four issues!

Godzilla #2

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Simon Gane (a) • Zach Howard, Matt Frank (c)

Boxer is ready to settle the score with Godzilla, and assembles his “Monster Kill Crew,” a group of highly-trained weirdos, each with their own private grudge against the kaiju. As we get to know these mercenaries the team stocks up on all the equipment they’ll need to take down their first bounty—ANGUIRUS!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Jeff Zornow variant cover!

Bullet Points:
The action-packed monster movie in comic book form you’ve been waiting for!

Godzilla: Legends

Matt Frank, Jeff Prezenkowski, John Vankin, Mike Raicht, Chris Mowry, & Bobby Curnow (w) • Matt Frank, Simon Gane, Tony Parker, EJ Su, & Dean Haspiel (a) • Art Adams (c)

Focusing on Godzilla’s fearsome rogues gallery, each story shines a light on a kaiju that has never before been the center of a comic book story. These stories delve into the minds of Anguirus, Rodan, Titanosaurus, Hedorah, and Kumonga to bring the TOHO universe to life!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-223-2

Bullet points:
• This collection also includes an incredible cover gallery by legendary Godzilla artists Chris Scalf, Bob Eggleton, and Art Adams!

Trio #2

John Byrne (w & a & c)

His name is Nautilus, and he wants to lay waste to the surface world. Our trio of heroes feel out of their depth—no pun intended!—but they cannot begin to guess that an even greater peril is hurtling toward the planet. One that may herald the end of all life, above and below the waves.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Variant cover penciled by John Byrne and inked by Tom Palmer

Bullet points:
• John Byrne’s return to classic superheroes!
• Variant cover art on each issue inked by past Byrne favorites! This issue: X-Men: The Hidden Years inker Tom Palmer!

Next Men: Aftermath #44

John Byrne (w & a & c)

It all ENDS here! Is the timeline shredding? Is it repairing itself? Or is it something else entirely? An old friend returns—and the beginning of an answer are seen. But it may not be an answer any of the Next Men like!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Black & White John Byrne cover

Bullet points:
• The explosive Aftermath finale!

Magic: The Gathering—The Spell Thief #2

Matt Forbeck (w) • Martín Cóccolo (a) • Dan Scott (c)

Dack Fayden barely escapes the Collector’s prison… and now finds himself back on his home plane of Fiora. Forced to confront the destruction of his hometown, Dack relives the painful memories as he seeks clues that will lead him back on the trail of the malevolent Sifa Grent. Dack must find the strength within himself to carry on or his burden of guilt may prove too overwhelming for the Planeswalker thief. Special playable MAGIC: THE GATHERING card polybagged in this issue!

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

*Variant Covers:
Tyler Walpole cover

Bullet points:
• This issue includes an exclusive, alternate art playable Magic: The Gathering card!

Magic: The Gathering

Matt Forbeck (w) • Martin Coccolo (a) • Aleksi Briclot (c)

In search of greater magical knowledge and on the hunt for the people who destroyed his town, Dack Fayden is the greatest thief in the Multiverse. When he gets his hands on his latest prize, though, he has no idea where it will lead him—or to who!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-228-7

Bullet points:
• Get ready, Magic: The Gathering fans, there’s a new Planeswalker in town!

Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms #3

Ed Greenwood (w) • Lee Ferguson & Sal Buscema (a) • Tyler Walpole, Steve Ellis (c)

Randral and Torn continue their epic adventure in the city of Waterdeep! Pursued and put-upon, the duo—and Lady Talandra—try to make a hasty retreat… but circumstances may not work to their advantage! The creator of the Realms pens this incredible tale of heroism and adventure!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Variant Character Design cover

Bullet points:
• Forgotten Realms® setting creator Ed Greenwood writes this all-new ongoing series!
• Inks by legendary comic artist Sal Buscema!

Dungeons & Dragons Classics, Vol. 3

Dan Mishkin, Jeff Grubb, Ben Schwartz, Dan Raspler & Don Kraar (w) • Jan Duursema, Ken Penders, Bob Downs, Tom Mandrake, & Fernado daSilva (a) • Jan Duursema (c)

Contains Advanced Dungeons & Dragons issues #19-26 and the 1990 Annual #1. Includes the four part “Phases of the Moon,” the one issue “Lawyers,”and the three part “Scavangers” storylines.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 260 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-219-5

Bullet points:
• Collected for the first time in trade format.

Dungeons & Dragons Vol. 1, Shadowplague

John Rogers (w) • Andrea Di Vito (a) • Wayne Reynolds (c)

Join writer John Rogers (Blue Beetle) and artist Andrea Di Vito (Annihilation) as they bring us a tale of high adventure and deep secrets. Adric Fell leads a band of heroes in a world where civilization has been reduced to a few scattered points of light amid a rising tide of shadows.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-218-8

Bullet points:
• Beginning a new era in Dungeons & Dragons history!
• “This isn’t just a good Dungeons & Dragons comic, or even just a good comic: it’s one of the best comics.” –Comics Alliance

Eternal Descent, Vol. 2 #5 (of 6)

Llexi Leon, Justin Peniston (w) • Ivan Fernandez (a) • Iban Coello, Santi Casas (c)

Caught in an apocalyptic future ravaged by khaos, Lyra finds herself mistaken for the enemy, facing off against Angela Gossow and her mercenary force of human resistance fighters. Metal master Michael Amott lies at the heart of this dark reality, empowered by a mysterious guitar carved from solid amber. Obsessed with the instrument and the amber, Michael exhibits strange and unearthly powers beyond his comprehension. Can Lyra and Angela reconcile their past and confront Michael before he loses control?! Find out, as special guests Arch Enemy make their Eternal Descent debut.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet Points:
• Guest-starring Angela Gossow and Michael Amott of Arch Enemy!

Popeye #2 (of 4)

Roger Langridge (w) • Ken Wheaton, Tom Neely (a) Roger Langridge (c)

Olive Oyl has got a new beau… and it’s Willy Wormwood, vaudevillian villain! Popeye can take a licking from the biggest brutes imaginable, but can he recover from a broken heart? Plus: a brand-new escapade featuring Professor Wotasnozzle and Sappo!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Tony Millionaire cover

Bullet points:
• Co-edited by IDW CEO Ted Adams and legendary comics historian Craig Yoe!
• Popeye, Wimpy, Bluto, Olive Oyl and Swee’ Pea are back!

30 Days of Night #8

Steve Niles (w) • Christopher Mitten (a) • Davide Furnó (c)

Fright-master Steve Niles continues the all-new, critically acclaimed 30 DAYS OF NIGHT ongoing series! Something wicked is coming Alice Blood’s way, and all the agents of Project Red will be unable to stem the bloody tide. It’s all been leading up to this!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Michael Gaydos cover

Bullet points:
• Ask your retailer about the rare Michael Gaydos variant cover!
• “A triumphant return for the preeminent modern vampire story.”—Newsarama

Dorothy Of Oz Prequel #3 (of 4)

Denton J. Tipton (w) • Blair Shedd (a) • Eric Shanower (c)

Based on the upcoming animated film Dorothy Of Oz! Building on the world created in the celebrated children’s book by Roger Stanton Baum, Dorothy Of Oz will tell the tale of Dorothy’s return to the Land of Oz. But first, read here about what events transpired to necessitate Dorothy’s return, and witness the rise of the Jester!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
CGI character art cover

Bullet points:
• Starring classic Oz characters the Lion, Scarecrow and Tin Man!
• Covers by Eisner-winning artist Eric Shanower!

Locke & Key, Vol. 5: Clockworks

Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

The sprawling tale of the Locke family and their mastery of the whispering iron thunders to new heights as the true history of the family is revealed to Tyler and Kinsey. Zack Wells assumes a new form, Tyler and Kinsey travel through time, and surprises beyond imagination will be revealed.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 152 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-227-0

Bullet points:
• What more do you need to know, it’s LOCKE & KEY!

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Locke & Key, Vol. 1 HC Welcome to Lovecraft • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-237-0
Locke & Key, Vol. 2 HC Head Games • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-483-1
Locke & Key, Vol. 3 HC Crown of Shadows • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-695-8
Locke & Key, Vol.4 HC Keys to the Kingcom • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-886-0

Smoke and Mirrors #4 (of 5)

Mike Costa & Jon Armstrong (w) Ryan Browne (a & c)

Face to face with his darkest fears, Terry confronts the Trade Circle—and they want answers! In a world where magic is real, how can a sleight of hand artist compete with users of practical spells? And why are they afraid of Terry!?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Ryan Browne Black & White cover

Bullet points:
• Features an all-new magic trick INSIDE THE ISSUE!

Night of 1,000 Wolves #2 (of 3)

Bobby Curnow (w) • Dave Wachter (a & c)

One man’s desperate trial to save his family’s life from unstoppable suppernatural onslaught continues! With hordes of wolves, not to mention zombie werewolves, on their heels, Harrick and his family take sanctuary at Cragen’s Keep. The respite is short lived though, as the malevolent force behind the maddness makes itself known! A beatifully illustrated new horror classic in the making!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Michael Manomivibul cover!

Bullet Points:
• Art by Eisner and Harvey nominee Dave Wachter (That Hellbound Train, Guns of Shadow Valley)

Flash Gordon, Vol. 2

Alex Raymond (w & a & c)

The Definitive Flash Gordon & Jungle Jim presents every Sunday by Alex Raymond from both classic strips together for the first time, in the oversized 12″ x 16″ champagne edition format. Part of IDW’s Library of American Comics Ultimate Alex Raymond Collection.

HC • PC • $75.00 • 176 pages • 12″ x 16″ • ISBN 978-1-61377-220-1

Bullet points:
• Created by Raymond in 1934, Flash Gordon is arguably the most famous science fiction comic strip of all time.

Offered Again!
Flash Gordon, Vol. 1 • PC • $75.00 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-015-4

Illustrated Masques

Wayne Allen Sallee, Robert R. McCammon, Mort Castle, Robert E. Weinberg, F. Paul Wilson, Paul Dale Anderson, Stephen King (w) • Clive Barker, Andy B. Clarkson, Cristina de Lara Stockler, Daniel Indro, Mike Okamoto, Ted Naifeh, Tim Vigil, Mark Evans, Apriyadi Kusbiantoro, Jose Pimentel, & Matt Thompson (a) • Fabio Listrani (c)

“Scare me!” From 1984 through 2006, such writers as Stephen King, F. Paul Wilson, and Robert R. McCammon did just that in five volumes of MASQUES, creating classics for the darkest nights of the darkest souls.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-237-9

Bullet points:
• Editors Mort Castle and David Campiti bring MASQUES tales to haunting and memorable life in graphic story format in J.N. WILLIAMSON’S ILLUSTRATED MASQUES!
• “A MASQUES story offers something beyond the transitory horror, the cheap thrill, the soon-forgotten fright… it’s horror fiction that says something about the way people are, at heart.” – J.N. Williamson

Convention Sketchbook

This new Convention Sketchbook is the perfect accessory for sketch-seeking conventioneers! Using the same high-quality paper from our prestigious hardcover collections, your sketches will look fantastic while being protected from creases and exterior contaminants.

HC • $19.99 • 120 pages • 9″ x 12″ • ISBN 978-1-61377-271-3

Phoenix Without Ashes HC Ltd. Ed.

Harlan Ellison, one of the Grand Masters of science fiction and a multiple Hugo, Nebula, and Edgar Award-winner, returns to his roots with the graphic novel Phoenix Without Ashes. The year is 2785, and Devon, a farmer banished for challenging his community’s Elders, discovers a secret that changes everything he knew about the world, leading him on a quest to solve a mystery beyond his comprehension before his entire world is destroyed in cataclysm. This special hardcover includes Ellison’s prose story and other interior bonus content previously available only in the extremely limited edition signed by Ellison and artist Alan Robinson! Strictly limited to 250 copies.

HC • FC • $39.99 • 215 pages • ISBN 978-1-60010-990-4

Bullet points:
• Limited to 250 copies!

X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan, Vol. 4

Archie Goodwin (w) • Al Williamson (a & c)

Volume Four of Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson’s definitive run on Secret Agent X9 continues its break neck pace as agent Phil Corrigan dives head first into ever more thrilling and outrageous adventures! Beginning on November 4th, 1974 and reproducing every gorgeously drawn strip until June 11th, 1977.

HC • BW • $49.99 • 288 pages • 11″ x 10″ • ISBN 978-1-61377-236-2

Bullet points:
• Each strip scanned from Al Williamson’s own personal set of syndicate proofs – more than 800 in all!

Offered Again!
X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan, Vol. 1 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-697-2
X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan, Vol. 2 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-871-6
X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan, Vol. 3 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-092-4

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