The Launch Of The Powerpuff Girls - IDW Solicitations For September 2013, Including Transformers, My Little Pony, Star Trek, Doctor Who, GI Joe And Locke And Key

The Launch Of The Powerpuff Girls – IDW Solicitations For September 2013, Including Transformers, My Little Pony, Star Trek, Doctor Who, GI Joe And Locke And Key

Posted by June 14, 2013 Comment

IDW Publishing are launching a new Powerpuff Girls comic in September. Just look at them. You can also look forward to a new Black Dynamite comic, Mars Attacks Judge Dredd, a new Danger Girl comic, a Bone Artists Edition of The Great Cow Race, a new Magic The Gathering ongoing comic and the animal zombie series The Other Dead…

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Powerpuff Girls #1 (of 5)—GEM OF THE MONTH

Troy Little(w & a) • Little x 4 (c)

Citizens of Townsville, fear not! The Powerpuff Girls are back! In this IDW debut issue Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are back to take down the meanest of the mean and the ugliest of the ugly! Plus, what fiendish secret is Mojo Jojo hiding? The answer is sure to surprise!

*4 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1-to-1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Variant gatefold cover, connecting all the different covers by Troy Little!

Bullet points:

  • Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, the original girls of action are back!
  • The first of several new Cartoon Network favorites brought to comics!

Powerpuff Girls #1 (of 5)—Subscription Variant

Troy Little (w & a) • Stephanie Buscema (c)

For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by the one and only Stephanie Buscema! Only for loyal subscription box customers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.9

Powerpuff Girls #1 Boxed Set

Troy Little(w & a & c)

Collect all the Powerpuff Girls covers in one fantastic cardstock slipcase! Each Powerpuff Girl gets her own cover, then one with the whole team plus Mojo Jojo! All from series artist Troy Little!

FC • $15.99

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Craig McCracken, Genndy Tartakovsky, Jennifer Moore, Sean Carolan & Abby Denson (w) • Craig McCracken, Mike DeCarlo, Paul Rudish, Cindy Morrow, Phil Moy, Dan Fraga & Stephanie Gladden (a) • Phil Moy (c)

They’re cute. They’re fun. And they’re powerful! The Cartoon Network classic Powerpuff Girls returns in this collection of comic-book adventures. Featuring the ladies’ first appearances in Cartoon Network Starring #1 and #5, as well as issues #1–4 of their ongoing series.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 148 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-733-6

Bullet points:

• Includes two stories written and drawn by series creator Craig McCracken!


My Little Pony Portfolio

Various (a & c)

Eight of your favorite My Little Pony covers, suitable for framing! A high quality artist’s portolio, with 11” x 17” prints that are going to knock your socks off! Who doesn’t need a pony hanging up in every room of the house?

FC • $19.99 • 8 pages • 11” x 17”

Bullet points:

  • Frame your favorite Pony!

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My Little Pony, Vol. 2

Heather Nuhfer (w) • Amy Mebberson (a & c)

It’s another unforgettable adventure in Equestria with all your favorite Ponies, and a brand-new story arc! When a long-unseeen enemy brings danger close to home and throws the Pony’s world into darkness, the Ponies will have to face new challenges and conquer old fears. Big changes are on the horizon that you won’t want to miss.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-760-2

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #5–8.

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #11

Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Price, Stephanie Buscema (c)

Love is in the air as Katie Cook and Andy Price reveal the secret history of Shining Armor and Princess Cadence’s love! Before they were royalty, they were two teenagers who had no idea how to talk to each other! Find out how the romance started right here!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Sara Richardvariant cover!

Bullet points:

  • Part 1 of a 2-part story featuring Princess Cadence and Shining Armor!

My Little Pony: Mane 6 Micro-Series #8: Celestia

Georgia Ball (w) • Amy Mebberson (a) • Mebberson, Sabrina Alberghetti (c)

Training the next generation of Canterlot’s protectors is no easy feat! When an aging Unicorn teacher begins to lose the respect of her students, Princess Celestia must step in to inspire everypony through her gentle guidance.

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Sara Richard variant cover!

Bullet points:

  • Princess Celestia in her first stand-alone tale

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Ghostbusters #8

Erik Burnham (w) • Evan “Doc” Shaner (a) Claire Hummel (c)

The Ghostbusters have their hands full in this issue! Kylie, Peter, and Ray have boarded the John Milton to meet its restless captain — the stubborn spirit of a teenager who was lost at sea in the ship’s original sinking!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

“IDW Gets Animated” variant cover by Dan Schoening!

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!

Popeye Classics #14

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

MTV Geek says “Gloriously funny writing and drawing style! Sagendorf comics are great comics!”
 Comic Mix says “Bud Sagendorf’s Popeye was brilliant. The stories were as compelling and entertaining as anything on the stands at the time—and we’re talking about a period that encompassed Carl Barks’ Uncle Scrooge, John Stanley’s Little Lulu, and Shelly Mayer’s Sugar and Spike.”
 Could these guys really be wrong?!

FC • 52 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant cover by Jack Mendelsohn!

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Black Dynamite #1 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT

Brian Ash (w) • Jamal Igle & Sal Buscema (a) • Dave Wilkins (c)

HE’S A POWDER KEG OF BLACK FURY THAT’S ABOUT TO EXPLODE! The baddest kung-fu cat to ever appear on screen is coming to comics so you suckers better duck! Former CIA agent, international ladies man, and sworn ass-kicking enemy of The Man… he’s BLACK DYNAMITE—and he’s about to walk into the most dangerous journey of his life!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

“IDW Gets Animated” variant cover by Six Point Harness Studios!

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!
  • BLACK DYNAMITE—star of the big screen, of animation, of justice—and now comics!
  • Written by BLACK DYNAMITE: THE ANIMATED SERIES’ writer and co-producer Brian Ash!
  • Black Dynamite will not hesitate to lay the hammer down on any clown that comes around.

Black Dynamite #1 (of 4)—Subscription Variant

Brian Ash(w) • Jamal Igle & Sal Buscema (a) • Jun LoFamia & J.M. Ringuet (c)

For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A “PUNCH THE SHARK” variant cover, by Jun LoFamia & J.M. Ringuet! Only for loyal subscription box customers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Judge Dredd #11

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a & c)

Into the Cursed Earth,” part 3—It’s tough living in irradiated flyover country. But it’s even tougher to fight your way through it—especially when a mutant hillbilly gang is after your Lawgiver, your Land Raider, and your multi-eyed precog partner, and well… your hide. (“It’s almost supper time, Paw!”) And what that’s rumbling in the hills? Something 250 million years old, and just itching for a comeback?

Judge Dredd’s nightmare road trip to save the soul(s) of Mega-City One continues here! Don’t miss out, creep!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant “IDW Gets Animated” Phil Postma cover!

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!

Judge Dredd, Vol. 2

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel, David Williams, Kyle Hotz, Andrew Currie (a) • Zach Howard (c)

In “The Long Fail” technology is failing all over Mega-City One, causing blackouts, explosions, radiation leaks, and other nasty surprises. As the city spirals into chaos Judge Dredd must fight back with no weapon, no ride, and no backup. Also includes four new back-up stories.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-757-2

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #5–8.

Judge Dredd Classics #3

John “T.B. Grover” Wagner (w) • Carlos Ezquerra (a) • Jim Fern (c)

“The Apocalypse War” starts here! Long-contained tension between Mega-City One and East-Meg One is about to explode. East-Meg One’s Diktatorat has successfully infected all the citizens of Dredd’s city with Block Mania! What will Dredd do to contain this madness, and what else do the Sov forces have in mind?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • One of the most beloved Dredd tales ever, now with all-new colors by Charlie Kirchoff!

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Mars Attacks Judge Dredd #1 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT

Al Ewing (w) • John McCrea (a) • Greg Staples (c)

The Martian mayhem overtakes Mega-City One! During the annual meeting of the Mega-City Mafia, a new boss makes a play for power thanks to a mysterious benefactor. Meanwhile, Judge Dredd conducts a routine bust that turns out all but routine when he makes a shocking (and disgusting) discovery!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant John McCrea cover!

Bullet points:

  • The crossover event the fans demanded!
  • Art by regular series creator and Eisner winner John McCrea!
  • Ask your retailer about the John McCrea variant cover!

Mars Attacks Judge Dredd #1 (of 4)—Subscription Variant

Al Ewing (w) • John McCrea (a) • Loston Wallace (c)

For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by Loston Wallace, that connects to variants for #2 – 4, making one great image! Only for loyal subscription box customers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Danger Girl: The Chase! #1 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT

Andy Hartnell (w) • Harvey Talibao (a) • Dan Panosian (c)

On the trail of a vitally important—and wildly volatile—briefcase, the Danger Girls enter into what amounts to the most treacherous and dangerous game of hot potato of all time! Abbey, Sydney and Sonya use any and all means to traverse towns, cities, states, countries, continents(!) in their relentless pursuit to retrieve—and keep!—this unstable ticking time bomb… before it begins its countdown to unimaginable danger!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover by Loston Wallace!

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!

Danger Girl: The Chase! #1 (of 4)—Subscription Variant

Andy Hartnell (w) • Harvey Talibao (a) • Photo (c)

For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A cosplay photo variant with a unique art background! Only for loyal subscription box customers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #4

Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank (a & c)

While the CKR forces won the battle in San Diego, the war has just begun! When new forces pit their ultimate weapon against a weakened Godzilla, help from unexpected allies will be needed! The action hits a fever-pitch in an event that fans will be talking about for ages to come!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Jeff Zornow variant cover!

Bullet points:

  • VARAN graces the printed comic book page for the first time!

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Jeff Smith’s Bone: The Great Cow Race Artist’s Edition HC—SPOTLIGHT

Jeff Smith (w & a & c)

Jeff Smith’s Bone was launched through Cartoon Books in 1991. Winning 10 Eisner Awards (while being nominated for another 11), Bone is one of the most successful and critically acclaimed independent comic book series of all time. Now, IDW Publishing presents The Great Cow Race, one of Smith’s most well regarded tales, in the award-winning Artist’s Edition format. Featuring the entire Bone clan—Fone, Smiley and Phoney—as well as Gran’ma Ben and Thorn, and, of course, those stupid, stupid Rat Creatures! Don’t miss what promises to be one of the finest Artist’s Editions of the year!

HC • BW • $75.00 net discount item • 144 Pages • 12” x 17” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-785-5

Expected in-store date: 10/16/13

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 an October release!

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The X-Files: Season 10 #4

Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh (a) • Carlos Valenzuela, photo (c)

Believers,” Part 4 of 5: Mulder continues his search for Scully, who has been abducted by the mysterious Deacon. And what happened to Scully’s missing child? Mystery upon mystery sets the stage for the next phase of Mulder and Scully’s lives!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Carlos Valenzuela, 1 photo)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant “IDW Gets Animated” Sharp Brothers cover!

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!
  • Ask your retailer about the variant cover by The Sharp Brothers that depicts Mulder and Scully in the style of “Scooby Doo”!

The X-Files: Season 10 #4—Subscription Variant

Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh (a) • Nick Percival (c)

For subscription customers only… enlist at your local comic shop! A variant cover by artist Nick Percival, featuring Fox Mulder! Only for loyal subscription box customers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

X-Files Classics, Vol. 2

Stefan Petrucha & John Rozum (w) • Charles Adlard, Miran Kim & Gordon Purcell (a) • Sam Shearon (c)

THE TRUTH IS… in here! Re-join up with Mulder and Scully as they unravel all-new mysteries only seen in comic books! This second collection includes stories like “Feelings of Unreality,” “One Player Only, ” “Home of the Brave,” “Night Lights,” and more.

HC • FC • $29.99 • 200 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-718-3

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #10–19 of the Topps series.

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Magic: The Gathering Ongoing #1—SPOTLIGHT

Jason Ciaramella (w) • Martin Coccolo (a) • Eric Deschamps (c)

DACK FAYDEN RETURNS! After eliminating Sifa Grent, the Planeswalker that destroyed his hometown, Dack has settled down in Ravnica to do what he does best: break in and steal the secrets from Ravnica’s rarest artifacts. But upon uncovering the half of a strange gauntlet, Dack is led to a strange new plane: the realm of THEROS, a sun-dappled ruled by gods and inhabited by mythological beasts!

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

Expected in-store date: 10/2/13

*Variant Covers:

variant Martin Coccolo Black & White cover!

Bullet points:

  • This issue includes a variant art Magic: The Gathering card!
  • Story set in Theros, the setting for the newest block of Magic: The Gathering!
  • Advance solicited for an October release!

Dungeons & Dragons: Cutter #5 (of 5)

R.A. & Geno Salvatore (w) • David Baldeon (a) • Steve Ellis, Baldeon (c)

THE JOURNEY ENDS! Doum’wielle Armago—wielder of the malevolent sentient sword Khazid’hea, the Cutter—confronts her pursuers. But will they be able to pull her back from the brink of savage madness? The conclusion will shock you!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 9-to-1 ratio (9 Steve Ellis, 1 David Baldeon)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Written by Drizzt Do’Urden creator R.A. Salvatore and Drizzt comics co-writer Geno Salvatore!

• Incredible art by X-Men Legacy’s David Baldeon

  • Ties in directly to this summer’s R.A. Salvatore D&D novel!

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Doctor Who #13

Tony Lee (w) • Mike Collins (a) • Mark Buckingham, photo (c)

The Doctor and Clara cross paths with Oscar Wilde and Calamity Jane in the frontier town of Deadwood as they pay their respects to the recently passed Wild Bill Hickok. But soon they discover the grave is empty and that the town is being plagued by a masked gunman who shoots his victims with nothing but a finger! Join us for the four-part “Dead Man’s Hand”!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 9-to-1 ratio (9 Mark Buckingham, 1 photo)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

“IDW Gets Animated” variant cover by Blair Shedd!

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!
  • Ask your retailer about the photo variant cover!
  • New story arc by fan-favorite writer Tony Lee and classic Doctor Who artist Mike Collins!

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #9 (of 12)

Scott & David Tipton (w) • David Messina (a) • Francesco Francavilla, Dave Sim (c)

Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! The Ninth Doctor takes the spotlight in this issue of a 12-part epic adventure featuring all 11 incarnations of the Doctor, with fan-favorite companion Rose Tyler in tow! Plus: Who has been kidnapping the Doctor’s companions? The Doctor’s mysterious enemy revealed!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 9-to-1 ratio (9 Francesco Francavilla, 1 Dave Sim)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant photo cover of the Ninth Doctor!

Bullet points:

  • Ask your retailer about the Dave Sim variant cover!
  • Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover featuring the Ninth Doctor as portrayed by Christopher Eccleston!
  • Each issue features interconnected covers by Eisner Award-winning artist Francesco Francavilla!

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time, Vol. 2

Scott & David Tipton (w) • Philip Bond, John Ridgway, Kev Hopgood, Roger Langridge (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary celebration continues in Prisoners Of Time, Vol. 2. The 5th through 8th Doctors get a turn from writers Scott & David Tipton and artists Philip Bond, John Ridgway, Kev Hopgood and Roger Langridge.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-755-8

Bullet points:

• Collects Issues #5–8.

Doctor Who Classics #4

Richard Starkings, Paul Cornell, Dan Abnett & others (w) • Lee Sullivan, Gerry Dolan, John Ridgway (a) • Matthew Dow Smith (c)

Doctor Who Classics is back, presenting classic comic strips—many never before reprinted—and in color for the very first time! This issue includes the finale of “Nemesis of the Daleks,” featuring the Seventh Doctor. Also included are “Starway to Heaven” and the first part of “Hunger at the Ends of Time.”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Features stories by Paul Cornell (Wolverine) and Dan Abnett (Warhammer 40k)!

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Star Trek #25

Mike Johnson (w) • Erfan Fajar (a & c)

War breaks out across the stars as the Klingon and Romulan Empires fight for supremacy, with the Enterprise caught in the middle! Don’t miss this epic all-new story set after the events of the blockbuster movie STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant Erfan Fajar sketch cover!

Star Trek #25—Subscription Variant

Mike Johnson (w) • Erfan Fajar (a) • photo (c)

For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A photo variant cover! Only for loyal subscription box customers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: The Newspaper Strips, Vol. 2: 1981 – 1983

Sharman DiVono, Larry Niven, Martin Pasko & Gerry Conway (w) • Ron Harris, Padraic Shigetani, Bob Myers, Ernie Colón, Dick Kulpa & Alfredo Alcala (a) • Thomas Warkentin (c)

Collecting the second half of the rare daily and Sunday newspaper strips. Ten complete missions from October 26, 1981 through December 3, 1983. Stories by Sharman DiVono, Larry Niven, Martin Pasko, and Gerry Conway; art by Ron Harris, Padraic Shigetani, Bob Myers, Ernie Colón, Dick Kulpa, and Alfredo Alcala. Edited by Dean Mullaney with an introduction by Rich Handley.

HC • FC • $49.99 • 232 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-776-3

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KISS Kids #2 (of 4)

Chris Ryall, Tom Waltz (w) • Jose Holder (a & c)

It’s Back to School time for the Kiss Kids! The Kids try to navigate new school clothes, science fairs, and evil doppelganger robots, among other hurdles to rockin’ all night and partyin’ (after nap-time) all day…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant Jose Holder “Kiss (Kids) Album” cover!

Bullet points:

  • Each issue features a famous KISS album cover recreation with the KISS Kids in the starring role!

Kiss Greatest Hits, Vol. 4

Brian Holguin (w) • Angel Medina & Clayton Crain (a) • Sam Shearon (c)

Rediscover classics like “Year Of The Fox,” “World Without Heroes,” “Sunburst Finish,” and “Fragments.” Written by Brian Holguin with art by Angel Medina and Clayton Crain.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 148 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-758-9

Bullet points:

• Collects Psycho Circus issues #14–19.

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T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #2

Phil Hester (w) • Andrea Di Vito (a) • Phil Hester (c)

Dynamo’s first day on the job as a T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agent leads to a disastrous encounter with the beautiful, but deadly, Iron Maiden. Guy Gilbert, consummate T.H.U.N.D.E.R. veteran, scrambles to keep the secret base from the attention of warring local clans. What lies behind The Demon’s Smile?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

“IDW Gets Animated” variant by the Sharp Brothers!

Black & White Dave Sim variant cover!

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #2 Subscription Variant

Phil Hester (w) • Andrea Di Vito (a) • Dave Sim (c)

This special subscription-only cover was created as a tribute to series co-creator Wally Wood by the legendary Dave Sim!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Transformers Regeneration One #0
Simon Furman (w) • Jeff Anderson, Casey W. Coller, Jose Delbo, Nick Roche, Geoff Senior (a) • Andrew Wildman, Guido Guidi (c)

ZERO POINT! Adventure in the time stream, as HOT ROD desperately attempts to identify the rogue elements that are leading him, and the entire CYBERTRONIAN race, inexorably towards the catastrophic end of time itself. What hidden stories do the DEATHBRINGER, BOLTAX, BUSTER WITWICKY, and GALVATRON have to tell, and what—if any—solutions are there? Or is it already too late?

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Geoff Senior variant cover!

Bullet points:

  • The beginning of the end!
  • Legendary TRANSFORMERS artists join Hall of Fame TRANSFORMERS writer Simon Furman for the ultimate TRANSFORMERS comic!

Transformers: Monstrosity #4 (of 4)

Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Ramondelli x 3 (c)

THE RETURN! In the early days of the war on CYBERTROIN… MEGATRON’s journey into the abyss is over. OPTIMUS PRIME’s grip on the planet is slipping. GRIMLOCK and the DINOBOTS hold onto sanity by a thread. Now, all the threads draw together… and the world will shudder.

*3 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • First time in print!
  • The beginnings of the war on CYBERTRON!

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #21

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Milne, Sean Chen (c)

ENDGAME! A handful of heroes stand in the way of a tyrant with the power to destroy AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS alike. But what if stopping him carries an even higher price? Get ready to say goodbye to some old friends as More Than Meets The Eye delivers on two years’ worth of promises.

2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

“IDW Gets Animated” variant cover by Andy Suriano!

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!
  • The heart-rending finale to Remain in Light!
  • You’ll be talking about this one for years to come!

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #21

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

SHOCKPOINT! In the wastelands of CYBERTRON, SHOCKWAVE makes his move—and SOUNDWAVE and the DECEPTICONS step up to stop him! While the battle of the century rocks the ancient ruins of the Crystal City, dig back into the history of these titanic rivals!

2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant Livio Ramondelli, interlocking with issue 20 and 22!

Bullet points:

  • DARK CYBERTRON begins here!
  • SHOCKWAVE’S master plan is set in motion—and no one is safe!

Transformers: Robots In Disguise, Vol. 4

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

Megatron’s back… and CYBERTRON will never be the same. Everything BUMBLEBEE and his AUTOBOTS have built teeters at the edge of collapse—and STARSCREAM has to make the choice his whole life has been leading to. And meet the new PROWL—deadlier than ever, colder then any other AUTOBOT, and ready to end the DECEPTICON threat.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-765-7

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #12–16

Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters #5

Mairghread Scott & Mike Johnson (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Ken Christiansen (c)

CYBERTRON LIVES! The DINOBOTS lend hand to their fellow underground Autobots… but things quickly go awry as the very planet begins to quake and shift. Floods, cave-ins, the very ground dropping from underneath… is CYBERTRON reborn or are these the last flailings of a dying planet?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

animation art variant cover!

Transformers Classics, Vol. 6

Simon Furman (w) • Jose Delbo, Geoff Senior, Dwayne Turner & Andrew Wildman (a) • Guido Guidi (c)

The historic comic book roots of THE TRANSFORMERS are re-presented for maximum Cybertronian enjoyment. Freshly re-mastered and re-colored, these stories are accompanied by an in-depth introduction as well as select issue notes by Mark W. Bellomo.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 284 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-764-0

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #63–74.

Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters, Vol. 1

Various (w & a & c)

It’s the beginning of the end of TRANSFORMERS PRIME. But a new enemy is revealed and the stakes are ratcheted up even higher as the Cybertronians continue their quest for peace throughout the universe.

TPB • FC • $7.99 • 112 pages • 5” x 7” • ISBN 978-1-61377-715-2

Bullet points:

• Great For Kids!

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The Other Dead #1 (of 6)—SPOTLIGHT

Joshua Ortega & Digger T. Mesch (w) • Qing Ping Mui (a & c)

The world’s first Zombie Animal epic is here! A deadly hurricane threatens New Orleans just as a frightening and mysterious outbreak hits the animal kingdom! Join all-star creators Kevin Eastman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Joshua Ortega (Gears of War), and Digger T. Mesch (Agent 88) for the beginning of this year’s most anticipated new horror series! With art by rising star Qing Ping Mui, The Other Dead is destined to be the most talked-about zombie book since The Walking Dead!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variantDave Dorman cover featuring President Obama!

Bullet points:

  • From the creators of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Gears of War!

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The Other Dead #1 (of 5)—Subscription Variant

Joshua Ortega (w) • Qing Ping Mui (a) • Kevin Eastman (c)

For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by the one and only Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the TMNT! Only for loyal subscription box customers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Half Past Danger #5 (of 6)

Stephen Mooney (w & a & c)

How do you combat an experimental Nazi Submarine that’s armed to the teeth? Why, you commandeer your own, of course! It’s U-Boat versus U-Boat in a tense underwater battle to the death that could determine the entire fate of the dinosaurs, and perhaps that of Tommy’s very soul.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Half Past Danger #5—Subscription Variant

Stephen Mooney (w & a) • Nick Roche (c)

For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A high-adventure variant cover by Transformersartist, Nick Roche! Only for loyal subscription box customers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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

As Locke & Key heads toward its extra-length finale next month, you can revisit where it all started, in this value-priced extra-length debut courtesy of Hill and Rodriguez! 32 pages of story for just a buck!

FC • 32 pages • $1.00

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G.I. Joe #8

Fred Van Lente (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Jamal Igle, Kurth (c)

He’s the one man all of COBRA fears—that no COBRA operative will follow—but the man that will bring New York City to his knees. The G.I. JOE team has to fan out across the Big Apple as THE MAD MONK continues his very personal vendetta against DUKE. What is the secret shared between them?

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Ryan Dunlavey “Intern of Cobra” variant cover!

Bullet points:

  • G.I. JOE on high alert!
  • G.I. JOE versus COBRA in urban action!

G.I. Joe: The Cobra Files #6

Mike Costa (w) • Werther Dell’edera (a) • Dell’edera, Antonio Fuso (c)

THE BOY MOST LIKELY TO, Part 2! After being captured by the enemy and seeing the team’s mission fall apart, FLINT’s faith in his leadership abilities has been shaken. Can FLINT keep things together and help the team get past their mistakes… or have the cracks begun to show?

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Riley Rossmo variant cover!

Bullet points:

  • The Origin of Flint!

G.I. JOE: The Cobra Files, Vol. 1

Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Michael Lark (c)

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 his teammates on her.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-731-2

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #1–4.

G.I. Joe: Special Missions #7

Chuck Dixon (w) • Will Rosado (a) • Paul Gulacy, James Biggie (c)

OPERATION DEADFALL! ZARTAN makes his escape from the DREADNOKS’ desert lair with G.I. JOE hot on his trail. Will anyone make it back from the back of beyond? A blistering chase under the Aussie sun as the Special Missions’ team second outing goes horribly wrong.

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

S L Gallant variant cover!

Bullet points:

  • ZARTAN redefined!

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #194

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant, Hama (a & c)
G.I. JOE makes its way to Sierra Gordo, looking for the next piece of the puzzle that will reveal COBRA’s newest plot. But when they find that the evil corporation Revanche has a presence in Latin America, they could be involved in something far more sinister than the typical COBRA plot. What secrets does Revanche hold?

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 9-to-1 ratio (9 S L Gallant, 1 Larry Hama sketch cover)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

“IDW Gets Animated” variant cover by Jim Rugg!

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!

G.I. JOE: America’s Elite, Disavowed Vol. 1

Joe Casey (w) • Stefano Caselli & Nelson Blake II (a) • Sharp Brothers (c)

One year has passed since the end of A Real American Hero, but a new threat looms on the horizon. The President has reactivated the G.I. JOE team headed by General Joe Colton and headquartered in a new complex called The Rock.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 170 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-704-6

Bullet points:

• Collects the first 6 issues plus the #0 issue.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures #3

David & Scott Tipton (w) • Dario Brizuela (a & c)

Things get spooky after Mikey watches a few too many zombie movies! When the people of NYC start acting a little… mindless, it’s up our fun-loving hero to face his fears and save the day! Will his brothers believe Mikey’s seemingly tall tale or will he be forced to face the hordes by himself?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant “IDW Gets Animated” cover by Tanya Roberts!

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!

Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 3

Steve Murphy, Rick Remender & Peter Liehr (w) • Dario Brizuela, Jim Lawson, Rick Remender & Peter Schaaff (a) • Jim Lawson (c)

Volume 3 collects the first four issues of Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume Two, with the stories “Not Forgotten,” “Seeds of Destruction,” and the two-part “The Worms of Madness.”

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-762-6

Bullet points:

• Collected for the first time!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Works, Vol. 2

Kevin Eastman & Peter Laird (w) • Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Dave Sim & Michael Dooney (a) • Eastman & Laird (c)

The original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles issues #8–11 plus the Michelangelo, Donatello, and the Leonardo Micro-Series are collected in Volume Two of The Works!

HC • FC • $49.99 • 256 pages • 9” x 12” • ISBN 978-1-61377-763-3

Bullet points:

• Reproduced in all-new full-color.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #26

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Mateus Santolouco (a) • Santolouco, Eastman (c)

While Leonardo and the Foot bring the fight to the Savate ninjas, the other Turtles call upon all of their allies to prepare for War. City Fall continues to escalate when Splinter crosses a line by helping Old Hob get his revenge!

Expected in-store date: 9/XX/13

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant Kris Anka cover!

Bullet points:

  • Leonardo vs. The Savate!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Villain Microseries #6: Hun

Mike Costa & Ben Epstein (w) • Mike Henderson (a) • Tyler Walpole (c)

As the new leader of the Purple Dragons, the villainous Hun joins the war in City Fall! He’s already making friends in high places and imposing his will on anyone who stands in his way! Hun’s past will devastate the Turtles’ future!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant cover by Mike Henderson!

Bullet points:

  • The origin of the TMNT’s newest foe is revealed!

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Dinosaurs Attack #3 (of 5)

Gary Gerani (w) • George Freeman, Earl Norem (a) • Norem (c)

Is anyone on Earth safe from the time-displaced, flesh-hungry dinosaurs, phased into modern-day reality by Prof. Thorne’s particle beam experiment gone awry? Will a dream-like conversation with a sentient humanoid dinosaur spark a plan to end all this global destruction, or actually hasten humanity’s demise?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • The lost epic restored!
  • The first new issue of Dinosaurs Attack in over 20 years!

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Jinnrise #7

David Liss (w) • Andrew Huerta (a) • Elizabeth Torque (c)
In an effort to the defeat the alien Kibrani, Andrew and his ragtag team continue their quest to assemble an army of Jinn (Genies). Their mission leads to a labyrinth on the Isle of Crete. Will they find their most powerful ally… or something more terrible than the horrors of Greek myth?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Andrew Huerta variant cover!

Jinnrise, Vol. 1

Sohaib Awan & Tom Taylor (w) • Tony Vassallo, Mark Torres, Andrew Huerta (a) • Tony Vassallo (c)

International student Andrew Marcus’ world is torn asunder when interstellar forces, the “Kibrani,” invade earth. With all hope seemingly lost, humanity’s last chance may be a long-despised and forgotten race: the Jinn (otherwise known as “genies”)! But are they our hope… or greatest fear? Combining the best of summer blockbuster fare and quest myths like Lord of the Rings, Jinnrise is a modern re-introduction to global myth.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-752-7

Bullet points:

• “Together Awan and Vassallo have created a really viable and interesting culture.” –

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Haunted Horror

Various (w & a) • Lee Elias (c)

Back from the opened grave are more masterpieces of the macabre from the horror comics of the 1950s. Genius horror artists of the known and unknown variety poured their tortured souls into these comics. The best and least seen stories have been chosen with the help of top horror comic collectors and all lovingly restored and presented in full-creepy color. You will be thrilled, chilled and maybe even a little sickened by the over-the-top ghouls and gore in this latest addition to the Chilling Archives of Horror!

HC • FC • $24.99 • 148 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-788-6

Bullet points:

• The best stories from the acclaimed Haunted Horror series from comics archivist supreme Craig Yoe, along with some never before collected stories!

• “The best in classic horror comics.”—Lonnie Nadler, Bloody Disgusting

Kill Shakespeare, Vol. 3: The Tide of Blood

Conor McCreery & Anthony Del Col (w) • Andy Belanger (a & c)

With Richard III and Lady Macbeth defeated, Hamlet, Juliet, Othello, and Romeo face an even greater danger—Prospero, a rogue wizard who plans to destroy all of creation. Hamlet must embark on a perilous journey to a remote island whose inhabitants have gone mad and want the Dane’s blood… if they aren’t beaten to the chase by one of Hamlet’s allies.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-732-9

Bullet points:

• The critically acclaimed series returns with a new adventure of Shakespearean proportions!

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Zombies vs Robots: This Means War Prose Paperback

Brea Grant, James A. Moore, Sean Taylor, Nancy A. Collins, Steve Rasnic Tem, Nicholas Kaufmann, Lincoln Crisler, Joe McKinney, Jesse Bullington, Rachel Swirsky, & Norman Prentiss (w) • Fabio Listrani (a & c)

High-impact tales from the frontlines of the global zombie/robot conflict. ZVR: This Means War! takes IDW’s splatterific Zombie vs Robots comic book series–created by writer Chris Ryall and artist Ashley Wood–and expands it in ways that will redefine both zombie and robot fiction. A shambling cohort of top horror and fantasy writers from across the globe (okay, Canada, England, Australia, and Bakersfield) have devoted themselves to making evocative word-pictures in your brain of this delicious cult series.

TPB • PC • $9.99 • pages • 4.1875” x 7.5” • ISBN 978-1-61377-766-4

Bullet points: 

• Mass Market Paperback Edition!

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Transformers: IDW Collection, Vol. 1 – Red Label Limited Edition

Eric Holmes, Shane McCarthy, Simon Furman (w) • Casey Coller, Robby Musso, Nick Roche, MD Bright, Marcelo Matere, E.J. Su (a)

The ultimate jumping on point! With a new custom-designed, hand-built slipcase and cover by E.J. Su, it’s the first 17 issues of TRANSFORMERS comics from IDW, in suggested reading order, presented in a way that will blow your mind! With a mounted signature page signed by SIX TRANSFORMERS artists!

HC W/Slipcase • FC • $100.00 net item • 388 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-722-0

Bullet points:

• Limited to 275 copies, never to be reprinted!

Transformers: IDW Collection, Vol. 2 – Red Label Limited Edition

Simon Furman, Stuart Moore, Nick Roche, George Strayton (w) • Casey Coller, Don Figueroa, E.J. Su, Rob Ruffalo, Robby Musso, Nick Roche, Guido Guidi (a)

Hand-numbered and signed by five of the biggest artists in TRANSFORMERS history, in a custom-designed slipcase, this limited Red Label book continues the IDW Collection in stunning fashion! Limited to 275 copies!

HC W/Slipcase • FC • $100.00 net item • 376 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-786-2

Transformers: Last Stand of the Wreckers – Red Label Limited Edition

Nick Roche, James Roberts (w) • Guido Guidi, Nick Roche (a)

Limited to 250 copies, hand-numbered, in a custom slipcase with a limited portfolio, this is Last Stand of the Wreckers the way you never thought it could be!

HC W/Slipcase • FC • $100.00 net item • 176 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-787-9

Bullet points:

• Contains a limited portfolio of lithographs featuring the team-up illustrations of Guido Guidi and Nick Roche!

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Fantastic Press Triple Feature Slipcase Set

Gary Gerani (w) • Steve Chorney (c)

It’s a special collector’s edition of the Fantastic Press Top 100 film book series! Horror, Sci-fi and fantasy movies get the once-over from Pumpkinhead scribe Gary Gerani, whose in-depth knowledge of film history and appreciation will help you see your favorite films in a whole new light. And you may even find some new favorites as you count from 100 to 1 in these painstakingly assembled collections.

TPB/Slipcase • FC • $75.00 • 580 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-756-5

(Last Updated June 14, 2013 9:46 am )

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