IDW Publishing March 2013 Solicitations

IDW Publishing March 2013 Releases!

G.I. JOE: Special Missions #1

Here is the complete list of IDW Publishing solicitations for March 2013.


G.I. JOE #2G.I. JOE #2G.I. JOE #2

Fred Van Lente (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Juan Doe, Kurth (c)


The G.I. Joe team battles Cobra to the death on American soil! COVERL GIRL, DOC, and the newest member, HASHTAG (yes, HASHTAG) have been separated from the rest and have to fight their way through hundreds of kill-crazy COBRA sympathizers—with a teammate’s life hanging in the balance!

Plus: The BARONESS has DUKE in her clutches. So why isn’t DESTRO happy about that?

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

G.I. JOE “Comics History” cover by Ryan Dunlavey and Fred Van Lente, co-creators of the Comic Book History of Comics!

Bullet points:

· The new direction continues!

· More action, more drama—more G.I. Joe vs. Cobra than you can handle!

· Will the new G.I. Joe team survive their first mission?

G.I. JOE: Special Missions #1G.I. JOE: Special Missions #1G.I. JOE: Special Missions #1 – SPOTLIGHT

Chuck Dixon (w) • Paul Gulacy (a) • Sean Chen, Gulacy (c)


The legendary team of Chuck Dixon and Paul Gulacy lead the G.I. Joe team undercover and into action! The BARONESS tries to get back into COBRA’s G.I. JOE: Special Missions #1good graces—and it’s up to SCARLETT to assemble a team to take the villainess down!

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

• “Untold Tales of G.I. JOE” cover by Jim Rugg!

• Wraparound cover by Jamal Igle featuring the new team—All three new G.I. JOE launches will have one!

Bullet points:

· The second big launch in the new direction of G.I. Joe comics!

· Scarlett! Beach Head! Mainframe! Tripwire! Hard Drive! Iceberg! Stalker!

· Ties in to the first G.I. Joe story arc!

G.I. JOE: Special Missions #1 - Subscription Variant G.I. JOE: Special Missions #1 – Subscription Variant

Chuck Dixon (w) • Paul Gulacy (a) • Brandon Peterson (c)

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Offered Again!

G.I. JOE: Special Missions, Vol. 1 TPB • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-676-7

G.I. JOE: Special Missions, Vol. 2 TPB • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-758-0

G.I. JOE: Special Missions, Vol. 3 TPB • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-849-5

G.I. JOE: Special Missions, Vol. 4 TPB • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-959-1

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #188G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #188

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

The threat in Benzheen has been averted! G.I. JOE has made it out of their most dangerous mission yet. But it’s out of the fire and into the frying pan for America’s elite unit, as Jinx returns from her secret mission with some shocking information. G.I. JOE has to act fast or face the consequences in A Real American Hero #188!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Larry Hama sketch cover!

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero, Vol. 6G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero, Vol. 6

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant, Ron Frenz, & Sal Buscema (a) • Frenz & Buscema (c)

G.I. JOE’s mission at a Comic Convention comes to a close, only to reveal a new, intriguing enemy that may share a history with the Arashikage clan. Meanwhile, Darklon remains a prisoner of the Joes… until an attempt to transfer him from the Pit goes horribly awry! Plus, Zartan and COBRA COMMANDER formulate a plan that would move COBRA HQ to another coast.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-582-0

G.I. JOE: Target Snake EyesG.I. JOE: Target Snake Eyes

Chuck Dixon (w) • Will Rosado & Alex Cal (a) • Cal (c)

SNAKE EYES should have stayed dead! G.I. JOE has mobilized to hunt down their most dangerous quarry ever: one of their own. Has the silent commando gone over to the other side? Is he playing his own game? Only SNAKE EYES knows the answer.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-581-3

Bullet points:

• Collects all six issues from the G.I. JOE and Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow series.

John Byrne’s Fantastic Four: Artist’s Edition HCJohn Byrne’s Fantastic Four: Artist’s Edition HCJohn Byrne’s Fantastic Four: Artist’s Edition HC – GEM OF THE MONTH

John Byrne (w & a & c)

These stupendous issues represent some of Byrnes finest moments of The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine, including the very first issue written, penciled and inked Jolly John Byrne! MJohn Byrne’s Fantastic Four: Artist’s Edition HCJohn Byrne’s Fantastic Four: Artist’s Edition HCore than six stories are collected including a cover gallery and additional extras. All you John Byrne fans… THIS is the Artist’s Edition you’ve been waiting for!

HC • BW • $75.00 net discount item • 160 Pages • 12” x 17” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-643-8

Expected in-store date: 4/17/13

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.

· See these classic tales as they first appeared on the drawing board of John Byrne!

· Advance solicited for an April release!

Judge Dredd: Year One #1Judge Dredd: Year One #1 – SPOTLIGHT

Matt Smith (w) • Simon Coleby (a) • Greg Staples (c)

“The Long Hard Road” begins here! In an all-new adventure from Joe Dredd’s early days as a Mega City-One Judge, writer (and Eagle-award-winning 2000 AD Editor) Matt Smith presents a tale where “all the young juves, carry the news,” only in this case, the news is delivered with a lethal blow!

*Variant Cover:

Dave Sim variant cover!

Judge Dredd: Year One #1 Subscription Variant

Matt Smith (w) • Simon Coleby (a) • Carlos Ezquerra (c)

You creeps who don’t pre-order your Judge Dredd comics risk a sell-out. Those good citizens who do pre-order will get this all-new special subscription variant cover by none other than Judge Dredd co-creator Carlos Ezquerra!

Bullet points:

· The first-ever Judge Dredd Year One tale!

· Written by writer/Eagle-award-winning 2000 AD Editor Matt Smith!

Judge Dredd #5Judge Dredd #5

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel, David Williams (a) • Zach Howard (c)

“The Long Fail.” Technology is failing all over Mega-City One, causing blackouts, explosions, radiation leaks and other nasty surprises… leaving Dredd stranded in the middle of a vicious block war, with no backup or reinforcements. It’s just a Judge and his Lawgiver against overwhelming odds—that is, until his Lawgiver seemingly becomes sentient, and begins to disagree with Dredd’s judgments!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Langdon Foss cover!

Bullet points:

Back-up story and variant cover by David Williams!

The Complete Zaucer of Zilk The Complete Zaucer of Zilk – CERTIFIED COOL

Brendan McCarthy & Al Ewing (w) • McCarthy (a & c)

Get Zaucy! After instantaneous sell-outs of the single issues, IDW is proud to announce this special reprint of the collaboration with 2000 AD and Rebellion Publishing, The Zaucer of Zilk! Brendan McCarthy & Al Ewing’s phantasmagorical psychedelic extravaganza from beyond the fringes of imagination features an inter-dimensional magician who travels across the realms to save his number-one fan from the dank clutches of arch-nemesis Errol Raine, as visualized by the brilliantly surreal artist McCarthy!

FC • 64 pages • $6.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Micro-Series: DonatelloTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Micro-Series: Donatello

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

A solo story following Donatello on an adventure to remember! Donatello meets a reclusive artist by the name of Kirby in his building’s basement apartment. No ordinary artist, Kirby has a magic pencil that makes his drawings come to life! Before they know it, Donatello and Kirby are in over their heads and stuck in a dangerous dimension of Kirby’s creating!

FC • 38 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures, Vol. 4Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures, Vol. 4

Dean Clarrain & Ryan Brown (w) • Ken Mitchroney & Donald Simpson (a) • Jim Lawson (c)

The all-ages Turtles action continues in this collection of TMNT Adventures! Enjoy classic Turtles tales like “The Final Conflict,” “Leave Heaven Alone,” “The Howling of Distant Shadows,” and “Dredging The Ocean Blue.”

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • 7” x 10.187” • ISBN 978-1-61377-591-2

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics, Vol. 4Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics, Vol. 4

Mark Bode, Jan Strnad, Rich Hedden, & Tom McWeeney (w) • Bode, Richard Corben, Hedden, McWeeney (a) • Michael Dooney (c)

Volume 4 contains three more adventures as the Turtles travel the world and through time. In “Egyptian Adventure” April’s friend is in need of help so the boys tag along, then the Turtles end up on the deck of a 16th century Man ‘o War in “Turtles Take Time,” and finally they get stuck battling a mob boss in “Toitle Anxiety.”

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 112 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-567-7

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #20Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #20Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #20

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Ben Bates (a) • Bates, Eastman (c)

The Turtles bring the battle to Krang, and it’s up to Fugitoid’s secret weapon to turn the tide of the Neutrino war! The devastating conclusion to “Krang War” is here!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Ben Bates, 1 Kevin Eastman)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Langdon Foss variant cover!

Bullet points:

· The TMNT’s first face-to-face fight with Krang!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secret History of the Foot Clan #4 (of 4)Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secret History of the Foot Clan #4 (of 4)

Mateus Santolouco, Erik Burnham (w) • Santolouco (a & c)

In Feudal Japan, Oroku Saki decimates his opponents and cements his control over the Foot Clan… control that will last for centuries! Meanwhile, in the present day, the TMNT and the Foot Clan enter into a pitched battle for the History of the Foot Clan’s sacred text. Secrets and betrayal are the order of the day for this final chapter of a landmark mini-series!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

James Harren variant cover!

Bullet points:

· Conclusion to the epic origin of Shredder!

Popeye #11Popeye #11Popeye #11

Roger Langridge (w) • Vince Musacchia (a & c)

When The Segarfeld Follies comes to town, there’s a new performer on the bill – The Great Blutovski! Who is he? Is Olive Oyl safe from his clutches? Why is he punching those kittens? And what on earth did he do with the Bearded Lady? More spinach-fueled adventures with everyone’s favorite one-eyed sailor!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Mitch O’Connell variant cover!

Popeye, Vol. 2Popeye, Vol. 2

Roger Langridge (w) • Bruce Ozella, Vince Musacchia, Tom Neely, Ken Wheaton, Langridge (a) • Ozella (c)

Popeye and the gang travel to King Blozo’s kingdom to help find a spy at the royal palace–only to find themselves in the middle of a war! Plus, Hollywood’s calling… and they want Popeye! With Wimpy in the director’s chair, what can possibly go wrong? Also, It’s Wild West action as Popeye faces the return of Olive’s old boyfriend, Ham Gravy… and the fearsome Desert Yeti! Finally, Join Popeye, Olive and Wimpy as they head for the high seas–and help Pappy overcome the trauma of his first bath in 40 years!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-587-5

Bullet points:

• Four great tales are collected in Volume 2 of the all-new comic!

Offered Again!

Popeye, Vol. 1 TPB • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-423-6

Classic Popeye #8Classic Popeye #8Classic Popeye #8

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

All of Bud Sagendorf’s covers are brilliant genius, but this sports his greatest of all—one of the classic covers of comics history! And you can judge this comic by its cover… Popeye, Wimpy and Swee’ Pea are the hilarious cast in the rollicking fun comic “On the House.” The backup feature with Sappo and Watasnozzle has to be seen to be believed for it’s astonishing surrealness! Plus two Popeye—and one Swee’ Pea—mini-features. All beautifully reproduced on high-quality paper. You’ll love it! Collect them all! 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #5My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #5

Katie Cook (w) • Amy Mebberson (a) • Stephanie Buscema, Mebberson (c)

Attention, everypony! Get ready for another unforgettable adventure in the land of Equestria. Twilight Sparkle and gang are confronted with a perilous new danger in the form of a long-unseen enemy! See how the Magic of Friendship prevails in the start of a brand new story arc!

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Andy Price variant cover!

Bullet points:

· The My Little Pony sales behemoth starts its 2nd exciting story arc!

My Little Pony Micro-Series: #2 (of 6): Rainbow DashMy Little Pony Micro-Series: #2 (of 6): Rainbow DashMy Little Pony Micro-Series: #2 (of 6): Rainbow Dash

Ryan Lindsay (w) • Tony Fleecs (a) Amy Mebberson, Fleecs (c)

The next in a series of spotlights focusing on everyone’s favorite Ponies! Rainbow Dash takes her job patrolling the skies very seriously, but she may have met her match when a group of mischievous cloud gremlins threaten to block out the sun! Rainbow Dash will have her hooves full when it comes to these pint-sized menaces!

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Sabrina Alberghetti variant cover!

Bullet points:

· Continuing the smash My Little Pony phenomenon!

· Variant cover by My Little Pony senior storyboard artist Sabrina Alberghetti!

Godzilla #11Godzilla #11

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Simon Gane (a) • Bob Eggleton (c)

Boxer and his team are beyond working for money… now they just want to save their planet! In order to do so, they must support and cover Godzilla and other monsters from Earth in their savage battle against Space Godzilla, Gigan and others! Prepare for the final, unthinkable battle!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Matt Frank variant cover!

Bullet points:

· The penultimate chapter in a mega monster brawl two years in the making!

Godzilla, Vol. 2Godzilla, Vol. 2

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

Boxer and his team decide it’s time to turn their sights to the big game—Godzilla! But, a perfect plan goes awry when a billionaire adventurer gets his hands on Mechagodzilla and the world’s governments have branded them outlaws. Nothing will stop Boxer from avenging his daughter and getting revenge on Godzilla though!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-584-4

Kiss Solo: The Demon #1 (of 4)Kiss Solo: The Demon #1 (of 4)

Chris Ryall (w) • Angel Medina (a & c)

The Four-Who-Are-One go it alone! Up first, the Demon takes the stage in “Radioactive” – a tale of blood, revenge, fire, and… the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Beloved Kiss artist Angel Medina returns to the fold to tell this explosive tale!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Demon photo cover

Bullet points:

· Art by Kiss: Psycho Circus artist Angel Medina!

Offered Again!

Kiss, Vol. 1 TPB • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-420-5

Kiss: Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 TPB • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-226-3

Kiss: Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 TPB • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-489-2

Ghostbusters #2Ghostbusters #2

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)

The ghost of a notorious killer has begun to haunt New York, and The New Ghostbusters have to stop him before he can pick up where he left off! Meanwhile, the Original Ghostbusters compare notes—trying to figure out where they are, and how to get home… 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Dan Schoening variant tribute cover!

Bullet points:

· Features all-new REAL GHOSTBUSTERS 2-page back-up stories written and drawn by Erik Burnham in every issue!

Ghostbusters, Vol. 4: Who Ya Gonna Call?Ghostbusters, Vol. 4: Who Ya Gonna Call?

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)

The Ghostbusters arrive back in New York, expecting a backlog of cases to clear through. Instead, things are strangely quiet on the supernatural front, and it’s all thanks to the city’s newest paranormal investigation and elimination service! But the science behind their methods is making Egon nervous. Can the Ghostbusters talk their competition off a potentially dangerous road?

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-583-7

Bullet points:

• “This one’s pretty much got it all. It’s a great starting point for new readers, it’s fun, it’s exciting, it’s different.” –Geeks of Doom

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #15Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #15

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

DEATH IN THE RANKS! Rodimus and his crew are confronted by the enemy within—and not everyone will survive the encounter. Everything has been building to this: all-out war aboard the Lost Light!

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Marcelo Matere variant cover!

Bullet points:

· No one is safe!

· The story that More Than Meets The Eye has been building to since issue one is here!

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye, Vol. 3Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye, Vol. 3

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne, Jimbo Salgado, & Guido Guidi (a) • Milne (c)

The crew of the Lost Light finally reach Crystal City, home to the mysterious Circle of Light, as the origins of the Knights of Cybertron are revealed. In “Shadowplay” follow along as Rewind begins telling his crew mates a pre-war Cybertron story involving Orion Pax!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 148 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-592-9

Bullet points:

• Collects the 2012 Annual plus issues #9–12!

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #15Transformers: Robots in Disguise #15

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

THE END OF THE WORLD! When Cybertron collapses—who will pick up the pieces? MEGATRON stands poised to triumph—locked in final battle with BUMBLEBEE, STARSCREAM, METALHAWK, and PROWL! One will stand… the rest will fall.

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Marcelo Matere variant cover!

Bullet points:

· The final fate of Cybertron is about to be decided

· Favorite characters return—but will they survive?

· You’ll pay for the whole comic—but you’ll only hold on to the edge!

Transformers: Regeneration One #89Transformers: Regeneration One #89

Simon Furman (w) • Andrew Wildman (a) • Wildman, Guido Guidi (c)


Happy reunions are in short supply as Grimlock seeks out his Dinobots in a desperate attempt to salvage something from the mounting carnage in Iacon. But as far as they’re concerned, he’s a traitor who has brought shame on the Dinobot name—and if they’re going down, he’s coming with them!

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Geoff Senior variant cover!

Bullet points:

· The story of the original TRANSFORMERS comics continues in full force!

· Non-stop action as only the classic team of Furman & Wildman can deliver!

Transformers Spotlight: BumblebeeTransformers Spotlight: BumblebeeTransformers Spotlight: Bumblebee

John Barber (w) • David Daza (a) • Daza, Livio Ramondelli (c)

ESCAPE FROM EARTH! Before Cybertron was reborn—BUMBLEBEE lead the Autobots on Earth. In this untold tale, he must take the reigns of command… and he’s got hundreds of rogue Decepticons standing between him and respect!

Transformers Spotlight: Bumblebee*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Clayton Crain variant cover!

Bullet points:

· See how Bumblebee first rose to power, even as his control slips in Robots In Disguise!

· The first Transformers to be set on Earth in over a year!

· These Spotlight stories build toward the biggest event in Transformers comic history… coming in 2013!

Transformers: Fall of CybertronTransformers: Fall of Cybertron – SPOTLIGHT

John Barber (w) • Dheeraj Verma (a & c)

RISE OF THE DINOBOTS! Searching for a missing teammate, GRIMLOCK leads his team deep into SHOCKWAVE’s citadel—and they’ll pay for their trespass with their lives! It’s the origin of the Dinobots as you’ve never seen it before!

Transformers: Fall of CybertronFC • 48 pages • $7.99

*Variant Cover:

Video Game Art variant cover by High Moon Studios!

Bullet points:

· Never before released in print!

· Ties in with the hit FALL OF CYBERTRON video game—and IDW’s TRANSFORMERS PRIME: RAGE OF THE DINOBOTS series!

Mars Attacks #8

Mars Attacks #8Mars Attacks #8John Layman (w) • John McCrea (a & c)

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 former mobster have to do with it? Don’t miss any of the action in this runaway hit series!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

variant Miran Kim cover!

Bullet points:

· Each issue of this arc comes polybagged with a Mars Attacks card featuring the variant cover art!

· Variant covers for this arc depict scenes that occur 30 seconds after famous cards from the original set from 1962! This issue’s “30 Seconds Later” cover comes courtesy of Miran Kim!

The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror #2 (of 4)The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror #2 (of 4)The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror #2 (of 4)

Roger Langridge (w) • J. Bone (a) • Walter Simonson (c)

Cliff Secord on the run! Betty in the clutches of the ghastly Otto Rune! And what is Peevy’s connection to the missing scientist? All this and more… as the Rocketeer must prevent nothing less than the wrath of the Lord Himself! More pulp action in the great Dave Stevens tradition!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Black & White Walter Simonson variant cover!

True Blood #11True Blood #11

Michael McMillian (w) • Michael Gaydos (a & 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, continues! With creative collaboration from TRUE BLOOD creator/writer/producer Ball, actor/writer Michael McMillian begins a climactic arc that will threatens to rip up Bon Temps at its roots!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

True Blood #11 - Subscription Variant · All-new story arc kicks off here!

· Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover!

· Written by Michael McMillian, “the Rev. Steve Newlin” from the show!

True Blood #11 – Subscription Variant

Michael McMillian (w) • Michael Gaydos (a) • photo (c)

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Doctor Who Classics #1Doctor Who Classics #1 – SPOTLIGHT

Richard Starkings, John Carnell (w) • Andy Lanning, Dougie Braithwaite, others (a) • Matthew Dow Smith (c)

Doctor Who Classics is back! This new series presents strips never before reprinted, and in color for the very first time! In this inaugural issue, enjoy two complete stories featuring the Seventh Doctor, “Time and Tide” and “Follow That TARDIS!” by such luminaries as Richard Starkings, Andy Lanning, and Dougie Braithwaite!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

· Doctor Who Classics is back!

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #3 (of 12) Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #3 (of 12)

Scott & David Tipton (w) • Mike Collins (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! “Now listen to me!” It’s time to fire up Bessie, as the Third Doctor takes the spotlight in this issue of a 12-part epic adventure featuring all 11 incarnations of the Doctor!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

• Mike Collins cover!

• Variant photo cover of the Third Doctor!

Bullet points:

· Ask your retailer about the Mike Collins incentive cover!

· Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover featuring the Third Doctor as portrayed by Jon Pertwee!

· Each issue will include an essay on the featured Doctor by prominent Whovians. Next up: author, and former script editor for BBC and Doctor Who Magazine editor, Gary Russell!

Doctor Who #7Doctor Who #7Doctor Who #7

Joshua Hale Fialkov (w) • Horacio Domingues (a) • Mark Buckingham (c)

“Space Oddity,” Part 1 of 2: First in 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.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Variant photo cover!

Bullet points:

· Penned by Eisner- and Harvey-nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov!

· Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover!

Doctor Who Series III, Vol. 1Doctor Who Series III, Vol. 1

Andy Diggle, Brandon Seifert (w) • Mark Buckingham, Philip Bond (a) • Buckingham (c)

The Doctor is back! New York Times bestselling writer Andy Diggle joins Eisner Award-winning artist Mark Buckingham as a shadow being emerges from a machine used to view alternate realities, stealing time from those he touches in order to become “real.” Can the Doctor save the Hypothetical Gentleman’s latest victim? Then, writer Brandon Seifert and artist Philip Bond collaborate on a story. When the Doctor and Rory, on a boys’ night out gone wrong, leave Amy to face the Silence on her own!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-579-0

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #1–4 of the new series!

The High Ways #3 (of 4)The High Ways #3 (of 4)

John Byrne (w & a & c)

Mysteries begin to unfold as our crew learns there are plots within plots and betrayals within betrayals. And just what IS the relationship between Cagney and Megan?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

John Byrne Black & White cover!

The Adventures of Augusta Wind #5 (of 5) The Adventures of Augusta Wind #5 (of 5)

J.M. DeMatteis (w) • Vassilis Gogtzilas (a & c)

Having learned the secrets of her past from The Sleeper On The Ocean Of Story, Augusta returns to Nowhere Island, only to find it under attack by the forces of the Terrible Something. Is this the end of Augusta’s adventures—or just the beginning of her cosmic quest?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Variant Vassilis Gogtzilas cover!

Kill Shakespeare: Tide of Blood # 2 (of 5) Kill Shakespeare: Tide of Blood # 2 (of 5)

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

Art fans will be in heaven when they check out this specially-designed story in which the pages of the issue are mirrored! Juliet, Hamlet, Romeo and Othello, guided by the mysterious Miranda, arrive on Prospero’s magical island but must face cannibal monsters, haunted spirits, an old foe and the island itself, which is driving them mad.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Locke & Key: Ω #4 (of 6)Locke & Key: Ω #4 (of 6)

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

Chapter Four – Human Sacrifices: The bottomless pit of the Drowning Cave threatens to become a mass grave, as Dodge springs a fatal trap on the senior class of Lovecraft Academy. Hope is as fragile as a candle-flame wavering in the night… and as easy to extinguish.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Variant photo cover!

Bullet points:

· Only 3 issues of Locke & Key left!

Memorial: Imaginary Fiends #1 (of 3)Memorial: Imaginary Fiends #1 (of 3) – SPOTLIGHT

Chris Roberson (w) • Rich Ellis (a & c)

Return to the world of Memorial in “Imaginary Fiends,” an all new 3 issue series! The fantasies and fears that seem so real to children are often forgotten in adulthood. But after the events of the first Memorial miniseries, forgotten memories are being recovered all over the world. Can those lost fears and fantasies be far behind? Brought to you by Chris Roberson (EDISON REX, iZOMBIE), Rich Ellis (STARS BELOW, TWILIGHT ZONE), and Grace Allison (WANDER).

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Variant Rich Ellis cover!

Bullet points:

New York Times best-selling author and Eisner-nominated creator of iZombie, Chris Roberson, is back with a new series, with art by Rich Ellis!

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Memorial, Vol. 1 HC • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-354-3

Mystery Society Special 2013Mystery Society Special 2013Mystery Society Special 2013

Steve Niles (w) • Andrew Ritchie (a & c)

The Mystery Society returns! Our outlandish heroes plumb the depths of the ocean to carry out an exchange with an eccentric collector who isn’t what he seems. What horrors await Nick Mystery, Anastasia, Secret Skull and the rest of the team at the bottom of the sea?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Variant Miran Kim cover!

Bullet points:

· Ask your retailer about the mind-bending variant cover by Miran Kim!

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Mystery Society, Vol.1 TPB • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-798-6

The Hollows # 4 (of 4)The Hollows # 4 (of 4)

Chris Ryall (w) • Sam Kieth (a & c)

Everything has gone wrong, and the growing mass of Hollows threatens even the tenuous security that the residents of the tree-cities thought they had. In this concluding issue, Ryall and Kieth might leave nothing but a scorched earth in their wake.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Elizabeth’s CanvasElizabeth’s Canvas

Mark Waid, Gregg Hurwitz, Harlan Ellison, Chris Ryall, Scott Tipton, Jud Meyers (w) • David Messina, Claudia Balboni, Ryan Benjamin, Sara Pichelli, Elena Casagrande, Todd Harris (a) • Jenny Frison (c)

Fighting cancer isn’t just a struggle of the body. It’s also a fight with the heart, and the soul, and the spirit. The non-profit organization Elizabeth’s Canvas has been helping with that struggle by providing cancer patients, survivors, and their family members with art, photography, dance, and writing classes, at no charge, so that they can better cope with their symptoms and improve their well-being. Elizabeth’s Canvas classes are offered inside and outside hospitals, and are grounded in the belief that the creative process can strengthen the spirit and empower the mind. 

Now, Elizabeth’s Canvas, IDW Publishing and Blastoff have come together to create this graphic novel, in which comic creators from across the industry interview the people behind the struggle with cancer — the patients, the nurses, the survivors, the researchers – and tell their stories, tales of defiance, perseverance, dedication and triumph.  All proceeds from the sale of the graphic novel will go to further fund and grow Elizabeth’s Canvas’ efforts.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-645-2

Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #3 (of 4)Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #3 (of 4)Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #3 (of 4)

Mike Johnson (w) • David Messina (a) • Messina, photo (c)

The lead up to this Spring’s STAR TREK film sequel continues here, in this official prequel mini-series overseen by writer/producer Roberto Orci. Captain Kirk and his crew will face an all-new adversary that Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #3 (of 4) CGCStar Trek: Countdown to Darkness #3 (of 4)threatens the future of the entire Federation. Don’t miss this exclusive all-new story that sets the stage for the upcoming blockbuster movie!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 David Messina, 1 Photo)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Unique variant cover, graded by the CGC! Limited strictly to qualifying orders, and guaranteed to be a 9.6 or above!

Bullet points:

· Ask your retailer about the totally unique CGC-Graded variant cover! Limited to 100 copies only, each issue of the prequel will have one! The only copies of this unique variant will be graded!

Star Trek #19Star Trek #19

Mike Johnson (w) • Claudia Balboni (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)

As excitement builds for the upcoming film sequel, the ongoing STAR TREK comics series shows fans the events that shaped the lives of the beloved Enterprise crew! In this issue we discover what led young Montgomery Scott to devote himself to engineering, as we witness his first steps on the journey that would take him across the galaxy! Overseen by Trek writer/producer Roberto Orci, this all-new tale sheds light on a classic character!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

• variant Tim Bradstreet sketch cover!

• variant Photo Cover!

Star Trek, Vol. 4Star Trek, Vol. 4

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

The countdown to the Star Trek movie sequel continues here! In “The Redshirt’s Tale,” experience life on the Enterprise through a redshirt’s eyes! Also, find out how Scotty and his alien sidekick Keenser first meet. Plus, an all-new re-imagining of the classic “Mirror Universe” story!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-590-5

Bullet points:

• Overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!

Fever Ridge: A Tale of MacArthur’s Jungle War #2 (of 8)Fever Ridge: A Tale of MacArthur’s Jungle War #2 (of 8)Fever Ridge: A Tale of MacArthur’s Jungle War #2 (of 8)

Mike Heimos (w) • Nick Runge (a & c)

Fever Ridge continues with a historical narrative analyzing the people, forces and events that led to the desperate fight for mastery of the Pacific. We watch as the river of history flows from the 1860s to MacArthur’s flight from Corregidor under personal threat of the Japanese, to hang him, his wife and 4-year-old son before the eyes of the Emperor.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Nick Runge sketch variant cover!


Mikko Rautalahti (w) • Gerry Kissell, Amin Amat (a) • Miguel Angel Abad (c)

The adaptation of the hit science fiction/comedy film of the summer Iron Sky follows the fate of Nazis who fled to the moon in 1945, and return in 2018 to conquer the Earth with their armada of flying saucers. With tongue firmly in cheek, the story parodies both the Nazis and more recent political parties and figures, with no holds barred. With special effects and a climactic ending only the Third Reich could deliver, Iron Sky is an action packed ride from start to finish.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 112 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-611-7

Bullet points:

· The official tie-in to the cult classic is here! Find out how Nazis ended up on the moon!

Vitriol the Hunter #2 (of 6)Vitriol the Hunter #2 (of 6)Vitriol the Hunter #2 (of 6)

Billy Martin & Brent Allen (w) • Martin (a & c)

The plan was to protect an important government objective. But now the Defense Initiative is counting their dead as Vitriol clashes with truths from his past. The vampire vision is shaping up just as Barthus intended. But just how deep can his mind-bending scheme reach? A whole hell of a lot deeper…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

variant Billy Martin cover!

Bullet points:

· Ask your retailer about the variant Billy Martin cover!

Love and Capes, Vol. 4: What To ExpectLove and Capes, Vol. 4: What To Expect

Thom Zahler (w & a & c)

Mark and Abby, comicdom’s favorite couple is having a baby, and they’re not telling anyone yet. But will they be able to keep the secret from Darkblade, the world’s best detective? And what problems come about when you’re expecting a super baby?

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 148 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-586-8

Bullet points:

• “Love and Capes is warm, witty, clever and lighthearted without being empty—there’s real, satisfying emotion underlying the comedy.” —Kurt Busiek

The Pound, Vol. 2: Ghoul’s Night OutThe Pound, Vol. 2: Ghoul’s Night Out

Stephan Nilson (w) • Ibrahim Moustafa (a & c)

The Pound is officially open for business. Scottie and Howie have their hands full. A creature is harassing park-goers. The Government is investigating them. Ghouls are rebelling, and, if things couldn’t get worse, Scottie’s mother-in-law has decided to visit. Guest starring PROOF’s Agent John “Proof” Prufrock!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-588-2

Bullet points:

• “Rarely have I read characters as engaging as these, and married with a well-paced art style, it makes for an amazing read.” –Comicosity

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The Pound, Vol. 1 GN • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-054-2

The Wizard’s TaleThe Wizard’s Tale

Kurt Busiek (w) • David T. Wenzel (a & c)

Welcome to the Land of Ever-Night. Bafflerog Rumplewhisker is an evil wizard, from a long line of evil wizards. It’s his job to maintain the darkness spells that keep his corner of Ever-Night as dark and gloomy as the rest of it, and to find the long-lost BOOK OF WORSE, which holds magical spells that can crush the forces of goodness and light forever. There’s only one problem—his heart’s just not in it. Master storytellers Kurt Busiek and David T. Wenzel invite you to join Bafflerog and his companions–Gumpwort, an enchanted toad who was once a wizard himself, and Muddle, the third son of a woodcutter who’s convinced he’ll one day be king–as they make a journey that may mean the end of everything. Or maybe… it could mean something else.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-593-6

Jinnrise #3 (of 5)Jinnrise #3 (of 5)

Sohaib Awan (w) • Tony Vassallo (a & c)

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.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Variant Omar Dogan cover!

Bullet points:

· Featuring an incentive cover by UDON Entertainment’s Omar Dogan (Street Fighter Legends: Ibuki)… his first work outside of UDON in over a decade!

Joe Palooka # 4 (of 6)Joe Palooka # 4 (of 6)

Mike Bullock (w) • Fernando Peniche (a) • Marat Mychaels (c)

The saga of fast rising MMA fighter Joe Palooka continues as he travels to exotic and dangerous Hong Kong. Joe seeks to make a name for himself as a fast-rising MMA star-while clearing his name since he’s wanted for murder back home in Southern California.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:

Variant Jace McTier cover!

Bullet points:

· Set in the violent and dangerous world of top-tier mixed martial arts, this series will get you in its grip and will not let go until you tap out!

The Strange World Of Your Dreams: Comics Meet Sigmund Freud and Salvador DaliThe Strange World Of Your Dreams: Comics Meet Sigmund Freud and Salvador Dali – CERTIFIED COOL

Joe Simon & Jack Kirby (w & a) • Kirby (c)

The complete 1950s comics in this innovative and rare series are lovingly restored for this large format full color hardback. Produced by the greatest team in the history of the Golden Age of Comics, Simon and Kirby–this book is a dream come true! Save big bucks on your psychiatric bills, get this beautiful economically priced–and fascinating–book instead! Edited and designed by Eisner Award winner Craig Yoe. I’m afraid our time is up…

HC • FC • $29.99 • 144 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-614-8

The Art of Ditko - NEW EDITIONThe Art of Ditko – NEW EDITION

Steve Ditko (w & a & c)

BACK IN PRINT! Steve Ditko, the co-creator of Spider-Man and Dr. Strange, remains an enigma, though this book draws us closer to the artist and gives us a better understanding of his amazing work. Introducing the very best of rare and striking Steve Ditko comic book stories and original art, this large-format beautifully showcases Ditko’s work, with many reproductions of original art pieces by the master comic book artist. Edited and designed by Craig Yoe (Secret Identity), with essays by P. Craig Russell, John Romita, and Jerry Robinson, plus an introduction by Stan Lee.

HC • FC • $39.99 • 208 Pages • 9.5” x 12.5” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-631-5

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The Creativity of Ditko • FC • $39.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-276-8

Definitive Flash Gordon & Jungle Jim, Vol. 3Definitive Flash Gordon & Jungle Jim, Vol. 3

Alex Raymond (w & a & c)

The third volume of the Definitive Flash Gordon & Jungle Jim includes every Alex Raymond Sunday from March 12, 1939 through the end of 1941.

Flash, Dale Arden, and Dr. Zarkov have a lengthy adventure with Fria, the stunning Snow Queen of Frigia; Dale is captured by Ming’s secret service, culminating in a fight to the finish between Flash and the merciless tyrant. Meanwhile, when radio signals from Earth find their way to Mongo, Flash and company must decide—do they stay on Mongo or return home to help overthrow “The Dictator”?!

In the introduction by Bruce Canwell, Joe Kubert tells of being a 12-year-old making his first-ever trip out of Brooklyn to visit Alex Raymond at his Connecticut home! Plus, Howard Chaykin discusses the influences on Raymond’s drawing style. Edited by Dean Mullaney, and designed by Lorraine Turner.

HC • PC • $75.00 • 160 pages • 12” x 16” • ISBN 978-1-61377-580-6

Bullet points:

• For the first time, Alex Raymond’s classic Flash Gordon and Jungle Jim are collected together.

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Definitive Flash Gordon & Jungle Jim, Vol. 1 • FC • $75.00 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-015-3

Definitive Flash Gordon & Jungle Jim, Vol. 2 • FC • $75.00 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-220-1

Skippy, Vol. 2Skippy, Vol. 2

Percy Crosby (w & a & c)

THE COMPLETE SKIPPY continues the first-ever series to reprint the legendary Skippy comic strips by Percy Crosby. Volume two contains all daily comics from 1928 through 1930. The introduction details Crosby’s life during Skippy’s transition from Life Magazine to the newspaper page and those first years of the strip’s wild success.

Co-edited by Jared Gardner and Dean Mullaney, designed by Lorraine Turner, and illustrated with many photographs and rare artwork from the collection of the cartoonist’s daughter, Joan Crosby Tibbetts, and Skippy, Inc.

HC • PC • $49.99 • 328 pages • 9.5” x 8.5” • ISBN 978-1-61377-589-9

Bullet points:

• “Cartoonist Percy Crosby has long been acknowledged as one of the great early cartoonists, both for his precision draftsmanship and as the first cartoonist to place philosophical ideas into the mouths of children.” – The Comics Journal

Offered Again!

Skippy, Vol. 1 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-284-3

Crawl to Me: Deluxe Limited Red Label Edition Crawl to Me: Deluxe Limited Red Label Edition

Alan Robert (w & a) • menton3 (c)

Previously available only from IDW Limited! The gritty, gut-wrenching tale is housed in a custom slipcase with hand-drawn sketch art 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).

HC • FC • $75.00 net item • 128 pages • 7.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-644-5

Bullet points:

Limited to 150 copies!

– The Comic Book Critic

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