Star Trek Into Darkness, My Little Pony, Doctor Who, GI Joe, Transformers, True Blood And Steve Ditko – Time For IDW’s April 2013 Solicitations

 

Is the Star Trek: Countdown To Darkness trade coming out before the final issue? That’s what the IDW solicitations suggest… but there’s plenty more for for April. Dig in…

STAR TREK ONGOING #20

(W) Mike Johnson (A) Claudia Balboni (CA) Tim Bradstreet
The all-new origin stories of the Enterprise crew conclude with this special issue that focuses on TWO Trek Stalwarts: Sulu and Chekov! Witness their first meeting at Starfleet Academy, and learn how their paths intertwined all the way to the bridge of the Enterprise! Overseen by Trek writer/producer Roberto Orci, this issue sets the stage for Sulu and Chekov’s new adventures in the blockbuster film sequel!

STAR TREK COUNTDOWN TO DARKNESS #4

(W) Mike Johnson (A) David Messina (CA) David Messina, Photo

STAR TREK JOHN BYRNE COLLECTION HC

(W/A/CA) John Byrne
Comics legend John Byrne has taken on four Star Trek titles, all collected in this oversized hardcover collection. Assignment Earth recounts the adventures of interstellar agent Gary Seven, Crew recounts a tale from the very beginnings of the United Federation of Planets, Leonard McCoy: Frontier Doctor is a collection of tales from this famous member of the Frontier Medics Program, and mystery, intrigue, and war abound in Romulans: Pawns of War.

STAR TREK SPACE SPANNING TREASURY ED

(W) Mike Johnson (A) Stephen Molnar (CA) Tim Bradstreet
IDW continues to boldly go where no comic book company has gone before-producing beautiful treasury editions of comics deserving of a BIG format! Collecting three issues that tell two complete stories, featuring one story inspired from the original series as well as one completely new tale! Great stories by ace Trek scribe Mike Johnson and stupendous art by Stephen Molnar featuring THE RETURN OF THE ARCHONS and THE REDSHIRTS STORY!

MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #6

(W) Katie Cook (A) Amy Mebberson (CA) Stephanie Buscema, Amy Mebberson
Nightmare Moon returns! But it’s not the same old Nightmare Moon! Someone new, someone close to our heroes, has taken the mantle! What will the Ponies do when the danger hits so close to home? Read it and find out!

MY LITTLE PONY MICRO SERIES #3 (OF 6) RARITY

(W) Katie Cook (A) Andy Price (CA) Amy Mebberson, Andy Price
Rarity is in need of some well-deserved R & R after working hard on her new fashion line. A sweet spa retreat turns sour when Rarity learns that the establishment is a little too “down to earth”! How will this resourceful pony make the best out of this “rustic” situation? Read on to find out!

 

GI JOE #3

(W) Fred Van Lente (A) Steve Kurth (CA) Steve Kurth, Juan Doe
CHOOSE YOUR PATH! You become DUKE, leader of the G.I. JOE team, as he begins his journey to become a Real American Hero! You make the life or death decisions! Or-is Duke just being tortured horrifically at the hands of the Baroness, and this is way of dealing with it-a never-ending branching series of “Might Have Beens?” Or… is it both?

GI JOE SPECIAL MISSIONS #2

(W) Chuck Dixon (A) Paul Gulacy (CA) Sean Chen, Paul Gulacy
CRUSH DEPTH continues! Scarlett and her Special Missions team rush to the heart of a perfect storm to retrieve a prize of forty billion (with a B!) of COBRA funds lying in the ocean deep. The only trouble is that the Baroness is already on the scene with a cutthroat crew of her own to reclaim the booty for COBRA!

 

GI JOE COBRA FILES #1

(W) Mike Costa (A) Antonio Fuso (CA) Antonio Fuso, Michael Lark
A SNAKE IN THEIR MIDST! Her name is CHAMELEON-and she used to be a COBRA agent. Now she’s made her way into the G.I. JOE team-the honest way. But even with the best of intentions, does she have what it takes to fight on the side of the angels? FLINT thinks she does, and he’s willing to gamble the lives of this teammates on her… Unfortunately, with the Crimson Twin called TOMAX pulling the strings, no bet is a sure thing.

GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #189

(W) Larry Hama (A/CA) SL Galant
G.I. JOE takes to the high seas to stop the BLACK MAJOR from eliminating the hostages aboard an oil survey ship. Can SCARLETT, STALKER, TORPEDO, GUNG-HO and BEACH HEAD storm the ship and get the hostages to safety? G.I. JOE is in for choppy waters in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #189!

GI JOE COMPLETE COLL HC VOL 02

(W) Larry Hama, Steven Grant (A) Mike Vosburg & Various
G.I. JOE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION presents the full run of original A REAL AMERICAN HERO stories, placed into proper reading order with subsequent series, like Special Missions. Volume 2 contains issues #13-25 along with extras such as character file cards and an introduction by Mark W. Bellomo that sheds light on the creation of the series.

GI JOE TALES FROM THE COBRA WARS MMPB

(W) Max Brooks & Various (A/CA) Gabriele Dell
GI JOE: Tales from the Cobra Wars is an action-packed collection of all-original prose stories. Flint, Scarlett, Destro, the Baroness?they’re all here as the ongoing war between GI JOE and COBRA is depicted from every angle. This trade paperback presents eight novella-length tales, penned by today’s leading crime and thriller writers, such as Jonathan Maberry, Duane Swierczynski, Chuck Dixon, and Dennis Tafoya. Cobra Wars is edited by Max Brooks, who also supplies a new story, and features new illustrations for each story.

GI JOE / TRANSFORMERS TP VOL 03

(W) Tim Seeley (A) Joe Ng & Various (CA) Brendan Cahill
The G.I. JOE vs The Transformers saga continues as the AUTOBOTS return to earth and with the help of G.I. JOE plan on destroying all Cybertronian technology. But Serpentor has other objectives.

GI JOE COBRA TP OKTOBER GUARD

(W) Mike Costa (A) Antonio Fuso, Werther Dell (CA) Antonio Fuso
Who is the OKTOBER GUARD? The deadliest group of elite killers and assassins ever faced by G.I. JOE or COBRA! But with the main G.I. JOE force focused on tracking down SNAKE EYES, it’s all up to FLINT and the covert G.I. JOE squad to step in-and take them down!

GHOSTBUSTERS #3

(W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Dan Schoening
New York loves the New Ghostbusters-so much so that PCOC’s liason Jack Hardemeyer would like them to downplay efforts in finding their predecessors in order to devote more time to their loving public. Janine would happily tell him where to shove a neutrona wand if she and the others didn’t have to contend with the restless spirit of a mythological monster! Meanwhile, in limbo-Egon and Ray think they’ve come up with a way to escape their ethereal prison!

DANGER GIRL TRINITY #1 (OF 4)

(W) Andy Hartnell (A) John Royle & Various (CA) J. Scott Campbell
It’s three times the ACTION, three times the THRILLS, and three times the DANGER!!! Abbey, Sidney and Sonya embark on three different knuckle-clenching adventures, each an epic tale of intrigue and derring-do, and each drawn by a different fantastic artist-It’s a triple-play of danger that will climax with the biggest surprise of the year!

ROCKETEER HOLLYWOOD HORROR #3

(W) Roger Langridge (A) Jason Bone (CA) Walter Simonson
His rocket-pack gone, his girl not speaking to him, and all of Hollywood about to fall into the clutches of the sinister Otto Rune…what’s young Cliff Secord to do? And what’s that dangerous-looking thing Peevy’s been building, anyway? It’s back to Square One for the Rocketeer… as he has to learn to fly all over again!

 

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS CUTTER #1 (OF 5)

(W) Geno Salvatore, R. A. Salvatore (A) David Baldeon (CA) Steve Ellis
BIRTHRIGHT! Tierflin and Doum’weille are half-Drow siblings, locked in competition for the ownership of the bloodthirsty sword Khazid’hea-the Cutter! Their father, the Drow renegade Tos’un-a veteran of battles against the Kingdom of Many-Arrows-is forced to choose his heir… but what does the powerful sword have to say on the subject?

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS TP VOL 03 DOWN

(W) John Rogers (A) Andrea De & Various (CA) Tyler Walpole
Fell’s Five have returned to Fallcrest, only to find shattering news for Khal. He’s heading home, and nothing will stand in his way as he must lead Fell’s Five against a sinister new threat in the Underdark. But this “threat” is someone near and dear to another of the group!

TRANSFUSION TP

(W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Menton3
In a future overrun by out-of-control machines and monsters, a handful of human survivors try to fight their way back to a normal life. But what is normal in a world where both monsters and machines need human blood? And which are the real bad guys? Find out in this horrific new story by 30 Days of Night co-creator Steve Niles and menton3, the demented artist behind Monocyte!

JINNRISE #4 (OF 5)

(W) Sohaib Awan (A/CA) Tony Vassallo
Saved from interstellar forces, student Andrew Marcus’ fate rests in the hands of Yunus…a boy in control of a living “myth”: a Jinn (Genie). But can a single Jinn stand against these invaders…led by their greatest warrior, Lahasad-Brim? The answer might depend on a wildcard: a mysterious stranger who might be friend…or foe.

COLONIZED #1 (OF 4)

(W) Chris Ryall (A) Drew Moss (CA) Dave Sim
Part 1: “Minutemen in Black” – In this all-new miniseries, a spaceship crashes into a separatist camp and manages to reanimate the dead as well! It’s aliens vs. zombies vs. militiamen in a carnage-filled tale from the co-creator of Zombies vs Robots! And if that ain’t enough, covers for this series will be by acclaimed Cerebus creator, Dave Sim!

GODZILLA ONGOING #12

(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Simon Gane (CA) Bob Eggleton
It all comes down to this… Godzilla vs. his mightiest enemy yet! The fate of the world hangs in the balance! What role will Boxer play? Will he be Godzilla’s salvation or destruction? It’s all been building to this, don’t miss it!

GODZILLA HALF CENTURY WAR TP

(W/A/CA) James Stokoe
Introducing a new and exciting look at Godzilla’s reign of destruction, courtesy of Orc Stain creator James Stokoe! The year is 1954 and Lieutenant Ota Murakami is on hand when Godzilla makes first landfall in Japan. Along with his pal Kentaro, Ota makes a desperate gamble to save lives… and in the process begins an obsession with the King of the Monsters that lasts fifty years!

JOE HILL TERRIFYINGLY TRAGIC TREASURY ED

(W) Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella (A) Nat Jones & Various (CA) Gabriel Rodriguez
Author Joe Hill is much more than just the Eisner-winning creator of Locke & Key! As this oversized extravaganza shows, his mind is twisted in all kinds of clever and disturbing ways. Contained herein is his one-shot “Kodiak,” Seth Fisher’s final work in “Freddie Wertham Goes to Hell,” the original Eisner-nominated one-shot “The Cape,” and the award-winning Locke & Key short “Open the Moon.” Come for the insane writings, stay for the beautiful art reproduce at Treasury-sized proportions!

HIGH WAYS #4 (OF 4)

(W/A/CA) John Byrne
Many secrets hide in the asteroid belt, and our crew have just found themselves thrust into the biggest one of all. Questions will be answered-but some of those answers may turn out to be questions of their own!

TRUE BLOOD ONGOING #12

(W) Michael McMillian (A/CA) Michael Gaydos
Alan Ball’s hit HBO series, the sensually sizzling story of the lives and loves of vampires, mind readers, and all manner of creatures, continues! With creative collaboration from TRUE BLOOD creator/writer/producer Alan Ball, actor/writer Michael McMillian continues a climactic arc that threatens to rip up Bon Temps at its roots!

POPEYE #12

(W/A/CA) Roger Langridge
Horse-racing, history-making hi-jinks this issue as Popeye meets comics’ most famous oat-muncher, the mighty Spark Plug-and his owner, Barney Google-for the first time ever! Plus: Pint-sized shenanigans as Swee’ Pea takes to the ring against the terrible “Berzerker Mazurka”! Story and art by Harvey and Eisner winner Roger Langridge.

CLASSIC POPEYE ONGOING #9

(W/A/CA) Bud Sagendorf
“This comic book contains the singular most bizarre and hilarious comic book story in the history of comic books and anyone that disagrees with me will feel the wrath of me twister-sock,” proclaims feisty Classic Popeye co-editor Craig Yoe. The comics historian is referring to “Misermerites -or- I’d rather Have Termites!” Bud Sagendorf follows that right up in this ish with a wild Sappo story “The Experiment of the Sound Pills.” Plus there’s a bonus special story with Swee’ Pea as a plundering pirate entitled Black Jack!

MARS ATTACKS #9

(W) John Layman (A/CA) John McCrea
In the small town of Tortilla Flats, New Mexico, events are unfolding that could change the direction of the war. What the heck do a boy and a former mobster have to do with it? Don’t miss any of the action in this runaway hit series!

MARS ATTACKS IDW TP

(W) Martin Powell & Various (A) Matt Frank & Various (CA) John Byrne
The Martians of Mars Attacks invade five different IDW timelines and universes. Popeye, Zombies vs Robots, Kiss, The Real Ghostbusters, and The Transformers each must fight off the threat to their respective worlds.

KISS SOLO #2 (OF 4) THE STARCHILD

(W) Tom Waltz (A) Tone Rodriguez (CA) Angel Medina
The Four-Who-Are-One go it alone! It’s the Starchild’s turn to rock a solo riff in “Goodbye”-an interstellar romp featuring a cosmic bounty hunter who needs to bring in one last bad guy in order to return home to his beloved wife forever. The only problem is, nobody’s ever gone after this baddie in his dark domain and survived. But what if there is a star to light the way? Written by Tom Waltz (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and illustrated by Tone Rodriguez (Violent Messiahs).

KISS TP VOL 02

(W) Chris Ryall, Tom Waltz (A) Wagner Reis, Kenneth Loh (CA) Xermanico
In “Kiss Meets The Phantom” the members of Kiss meet their biggest threat yet, in the form of robotics designer Abner Devereaux and his “daughter,” Christine Sixteen. Meet us in the ladies room in this special homage to the beloved Kiss movie! Also, in “Into The Void,” alongside the enigmatic She, the Four-Who-Are-One fight on a new front in their eternal war of good versus evil-the very interstellar void they call home!

 

DOCTOR WHO CLASSICS #2

(W) Alan Grant (A) Martin Griffith, Cam Smith (CA) Matthew Dow Smith
This series presents Doctor Who strips never before reprinted, and in color for the very first time! In this issue, the complete “Invaders of Gantac” story featuring the Seventh Doctor, written by Alan Grant (Judge Dredd, Batman)!

DOCTOR WHO VOL 3 #8

(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov (A) Horacio Domingues (CA) Mark Buckingham
“Space Oddity,” Part 2 of 2: The conclusion of a special two-part story written by I, Vampire’s Joshua Hale Fialkov! When a cosmonaut attempts the first space walk in 1965, the rest of his crew watches in horror as he’s swallowed whole by shadow. Only the Doctor can save the spacecraft and the historically important mission!

DOCTOR WHO PRISONERS OF TIME #4 (OF 12)

(W) David Tipton, Scott Tipton (A) Gary Erskine (CA) Francesco Francavilla
Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! Put on your scarves and munch on some jelly babies, as the fan-favprite Fourth Doctor takes the spotlight in this issue of a 12-part epic adventure featuring all 11 incarnations of the Doctor!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES WORKS TP VOL 01

(W/A/CA) Peter Laird, Kevin Eastman
The first seven issues of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series plus the Raphael Micro-Series issue are collected in this hardcover collection, reproduced in full-color!

TMNT COLOR CLASSICS MICRO SERIES LEONARDO

(W) Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird (A/CA) Peter Laird, Kevin Eastman
Revisit this TMNT Mirage classic in full glorious color! It’s Christmas and Leonardo is on his own as he fights hordes of attacking Foot Clan across the rooftops of NYC! And if the surprise ambush isn’t enough, just wait until Leo finds out who ordered it.

TALES O/T TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES TP VOL 02

(W) Peter Laird, Kevin Eastman (A/CA) Jim Lawson
Volume 2 contains issues #5-7 including the stories “Complete Carnage and Radical,” “Leatherhead,” and “The Return of Savanti Romero.” Includes all pinups and extra art from each issue.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #21

(W) Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (A/CA) Kevin Eastman
In this special issue drawn by TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman, the Turtles have struggled to survive against unstoppable enemies and impossible odds. The time has come for the next stage of their training to begin. The lesson turns deadly, though, when a mysterious new opponent arrives and teaches the Turtles they have MUCH left to learn!

TMNT VILLAIN MICROSERIES #1 (OF 4) KRANG (C: 1-0-0)

(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Mike Henderson (CA) Tyler Walpole
Krang was not always the feared warlord he is today. Once he was the spoiled prince of a falling dynasty. One disastrous mission to a penal colony planet changed all of that! Stranded by himself and surrounded by enemies, Krang faces the ultimate test for survival! See how this seemingly helpless alien grew to become a legend… and a leader!

TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #16

(W) John Barber (A) Andrew Griffith (CA) Casey Coller, Andrew Griffith
FINAL BATTLE! The leadership of Cybertron will be decided once and for all! It’s all-out war against the forces of MEGATRON! Will the Autobots wrest control from their attackers-or will the DECEPTICON flag fly over Cybertron forever? Heroes will fall, and nothing will stay the same.

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #16

(W) James Roberts (A) Alex Milne (CA) Alex Milne, Nick Roche
AFTERMATH! The battle for the Lost Light is over. As the survivors bury the dead, one Autobot begins a secret journey that will change everything. This special issue marks the beginning of “Remain in Light”-the game-changing finale to the first More Than Meets The Eye mega-story arc!

TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING TP VOL 03

(W) John Barber (A) Livio Ramondelli & Various (CA) Tim Seeley
Orion Pax-the former OPTIMUS PRIME-follows a rogue group of DECEPTICONS into one of the greatest mysteries ever to face the AUTOBOTS! Also, The mysterious Metrotitan arrives on CYBERTRON-smashing into the ruins of the legendary Crystal City! Meahwhile, Tensions ratchet up between AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS as violence breaks out in the heart of the city… and PROWL looks for someone to blame. Is DIRGE a convenient target-or the key to what comes next?

TRANSFORMERS REGENERATION ONE #90

(W) Simon Furman (A) Andrew Wildman (CA) Andrew Wildman, Guido Guidi
TOO LITTLE-TOO LATE! As Scorponok’s Dark Reign comes ever closer to spreading right across Cybertron, Grimlock launches a desperate counterstrike, in the face of almost innumerable odds. Does the Dinobot commander really have one last ace up his sleeve, or does his “plan” amount to a glorious-but doomed-last stand?

TRANSFORMERS SPOTLIGHT TRAILCUTTER #1

(W) James Roberts (A) Matt Frank (CA) Matt Frank, Livio Ramondelli
STEALTH ATTACK! Trailcutter has a problem: the Lost Light has been taken over by the Decepticons-and no one else seems to have noticed! Can the Autobots’ defense strategist singlehandedly see off an army of infiltrators? And even if he does, will it convince his crew mates that he’s got more to offer than kind words and forcefields?

TRANSFORMERS CLASSICS UK TP VOL 04

(W) Simon Furman, Ian Rimmer (A) Geoff Senior & Various (CA) Andrew Wildman

Classic Transformers tales from the UK continuity begins here! Re-mastered and re-colored, these vintage TF 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 perspective front matter in each volume, and TF UK artist Andrew Wildman provides new covers!

TRANSFORMERS IDW COLLECTION HC VOL 08

(W) Dan Abnett & Various (A) Ulises Farinas & Various (CA) E. J. Su
The re-presentation of IDW’s Transformers Universe continues in Volume 8! Includes “Heart of Darkness” and issues #19-31 which starts off with the “Chaos Theory” storyline and leads into the final “Chaos” arc of the ongoing series.

 

JUDGE DREDD (IDW) TP VOL 01

(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Nelson Daniel & Various (CA) Zach Howard
In the 22nd century, crime runs rampant in Mega-City One, home to over 400 million citizens, robots, criminals, and lunatics. The only line of defense between anarchy and chaos are… the Judges. And Judge Dredd is the toughest of them all. IDW is proud to re-introduce Judge Dredd to America in this new series.

JUDGE DREDD #6

(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Nelson Daniel, David Williams (CA) Zach Howard
Due to massive (and mysterious) technology glitches, Mega-City One continues to spiral into chaos, and Judge Dredd has no weapon, no ride, and no backup. Which wouldn’t be a problem if he didn’t have to square off against an alcoholic face-breaking robot and an entire city seemingly out to kill him!

JUDGE DREDD YEAR ONE #2

(W) Matthew J. Smith (A) Simon Coleby (CA) Greg Staples
“The Long Hard Road,” part 2. When juves across sector start manifesting psychic abilities, Dredd must team up for the first time with Psi-Division to combat the spreading chaos. But just what is causing the psi-outbreaks as it crosses the dimensions-and what does it have in store for Mega-City One?

FEVER RIDGE MACARTHUR JUNGLE WAR #3 (OF 8)

(W) Mike Heimos (A/CA) Nick Runge
Fever Ridge returns to the main characters’ saga of World War II in the Southwest Pacific Command. Alone and deep in a still-contested region of New Guinea’s Huon Peninsula, the Scouts come across the remains of a massacred Japanese patrol and meet the men who both perpetrated the ambush, and which would change their lives henceforth…

KILL SHAKESPEARE TIDE OF BLOOD #3 (OF 5)

(W) Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col (A/CA) Andy Belanger
With Hamlet in the clutches of Lady Macbeth, Juliet and Romeo grapple with the island’s powers-and their past-to save him and themselves. But another, even greater, threat has entered the stage: Prospero, the mad wizard whose dominion over the island promises a deadly end for our heroes.

ALAN ROBERT KILLOGY #4 (OF 4)

(W/A/CA) Alan Robert
“If Martin Scorsese and George Romero had a comic book child… it would probably look like Killogy!” says ComicMonsters.com. Frank Vincent (Goodfellas, The Sopranos), Marky Ramone (The Ramones) and Brea Grant (Heroes, Dexter) take on the zombie apocalypse in this blood-soaked dark comedy from “Crawl to Me” mastermind, Alan Robert. The uber-violent grand finale grabs the undead by the cannolis. Don’t miss it!

MEMORIAL IMAGINARY FIENDS #2 (OF 3)

(W) Chris Roberson (A/CA) Rich Ellis
Return to the world of MEMORIAL in “Imaginary Fiends.” A little lost girl, a magic china marker, and a dragon named Nox are the keys to restoring the Land of Maybe! Brought to you by Chris Roberson (iZombie), Rich Ellis (Twilight Zone), and Grace Allison (Wander).

HAUNTED HORROR #4

The critics are screaming about Haunted Horror!
“We’re talking 1950s contraband horror comics. How sexy is that sentence?” -Bree Ogden, This Literary Life
“The best in classic horror comics.” -Lonnie Nadler, Bloody Disgusting
“Classic stories that haven’t seen the light of day in decades.” -Pedro Cabezuelo, Rue Morgue Magazine
“Juicy vintage comic book horror!” -Larry “Lost Skeleton of Cadavra” Blamire, film director
“With Haunted Horror, you now can be just like one of those juvenile delinquents that Wertham warned about!” -Todd “The Mayor” Franklin, Neato Coolville

STEVE DITKO MONSTERS HC VOL 02 KONGA

(W) Joe Gill (A/CA) Steve Ditko
The genius artist Steve Ditko is a towering monster of awesomeness… and so is the character he chronicled…. KONGA! If you love King Kong-and who doesn’t-you’ll love Konga! Konga battles dinosaurs, mole men, undersea monsters, creatures from beyond space, and the evilest threat of all… the human race! This is the complete Ditko Konga, a whopping 328 pages of giant purple ape comics, including eight pulse-pounding covers, all drawn during the height of Ditko’s prowess concurrent with his creative explosion at Marvel. Includes scripts by the fan-favorite writer Joe Gill and an introduction by Eisner award-winner Craig Yoe! Every page is lovingly restored and the book is a large-format hardcover to showcase the monstrous Ditko art. By the same folks who brought you the acclaimed “The Art of Ditko” and “The Creativity of DItko.”

VITRIOL THE HUNTER #3 (OF 6)

(W) Bill Martin, Brent Allen (A/CA) Bill Martin
A new terror is unleashed upon the streets of Basilika City-one that can fight in the light! The dominoes are falling perfectly for Barthus’s scheme to overtake humanity. As a puppet in Barthus’s plan, Vitriol tries to climb out of his downward spiral and confront a demon from his past!

JOE PALOOKA #5 (OF 6)

(W) Mike Bullock (A) Fernando Peniche (CA) Michael Marsicano
MMA fighter Joe Palooka is a fast-rising star-but his dependence on the dangerous and eccentric billionaire MMA fight team owner Tommy Chang could turn deadly at any moment. Joe has no choice but to fight a 500-pound Sumo wrestler to prove himself to Tommy Chang and his Team china coaches.

CRAWL TO ME DLX LTD BLACK LABEL ED (Net)

(W/A) Alan Robert (CA) Menton3
The gritty, gut-wrenching tale is housed in a hand-built limited-edition tray case, with a one-of-a-kind full-color illustration from creator Alan Robert (of the hard-rock band Life of Agony)! With an introduction written by the legendary Walter Simonson (The Mighty Thor), and a disturbing painted cover by Menton3 (Monocyte).

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