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IDW sent a whole lotta titles arriving in stores next week.  Company offerings include G.I. Joe: Cobra #3, GI Joe: The Best of Cobra Commander TPB,  Astro Boy Movie Prequel: Underground #1, From the Ashes #, Angel: Not Fade Away #1, Star Trek: Mission’s End #3, Doctor Who Classics: Series 2 #6, Complete Chester Gould’s Dick Tracy, Vol. 7 HC, Complete Little Orphan Annie Vol. 3, and Robinson Crusoe.

G.I. Joe: Cobra #3
Christos Gage, Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Howard Chaykin, Antonio Fuso (c)

“If you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.” After months as a mole inside Cobra, Chuckles discovers the truth of these words—and may well pass the point of no return—as he commits what is probably the most shocking act you have ever seen from a Joe. You cannot miss this issue… you’ve been warned!

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GI Joe: The Best of Cobra Commander TPB
Larry Hama (w) • Herb Trimpe, Don Perlin, Mike Vosburg, Rod Whigham, Marshall Rogers (a) • Andrea DiVito (c)

Collecting the most incriminating comics moments of G.I. JOE’s COBRA, this volume focuses on Cobra Commander, the mastermind behind COBRA. Read all about his criminally-genius, sinister actions in classics issues from the Marvel Comics run, #1, 5, 16, 38, 55, and 61!

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Astro Boy Movie Prequel: Underground #1
Scott Tipton (w) •  Diego Jourdan (a)  Jourdan, Ashley Wood (c)

He’s back! Astro Boy makes his amazing return to comics, paving the way for his exciting feature film debut later this year! It’s an all-new Astro Boy adventure, with Astro exploring a strange subterranean kingdom in search of his lost father, encountering weird creatures large and small. But are they friend or foe? Look for the Ashley Wood variant cover!

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From the Ashes #1
Bob Fingerman (w & a & c)

From the man who brought us the comical miseries of Minimum Wage comes a surprisingly perky take on Armageddon and a new spin on the old autobiographical comics genre: The Speculative Memoir! Bob Fingerman and his wife Michele find out the apocalypse isn’t the end of the world in this hip satirical survival romp through Manhattan’s ruins. Think The Road, only funny!

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Angel: Not Fade Away #1
Joss Whedon & Jeffrey Bell (story) • Scott Tipton (w) • Stephen Mooney (a & c)

Before Angel: After the Fall… there was Not Fade Away. The final episode of Joss Whedon’s beloved Angel television series is being adapted in a three-part miniseries that leads to a climactic battle in an alleyway that fans now know was only the end of the beginning…

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Star Trek: Mission’s End #3
Ty Templeton (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Joe Corroney (c)

The final mission of the Enterprise continues as the crew is caught in the middle of two bloody civil wars. With the Enterprise damaged, and everyone fighting for control of the Heart of God—the most powerful weapon in the known galaxy—will Kirk and Spock have the time to give their lost friend Doctor McCoy the memorial service he deserves?

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Doctor Who Classics: Series 2 #6
Steve Parkhouse (w) • Dave Gibbons (a) • Gibbons & Kirchoff (c)

IDW’s newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past continues. In this issue, Steve Parkhouse and Dave Gibbons continue “The Tides of Time,” featuring the Fifth Doctor. Featuring all-new colors by Charlie Kirchoff.

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Complete Chester Gould’s Dick Tracy, Vol. 7 HC
Chester Gould (w & a)

Volume Seven contains over 500 Dick Tracy comic strips from the series’ early years, this time covering material that originally ran from January 1941 through June 1942. This volume also includes an introduction by Max Allan Collins, as well as the third historical feature from J.C. Vaughn looking at the evolution of Tracy merchandise.

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Complete Little Orphan Annie Vol. 3
Harold Gray (w & a)

Now with all Sundays in color for the first time in more than 75 years. The action never stops as Annie gets shipwrecked with Spike Marlin for months on end. Then the Depression and rival businessmen wreck “Daddy” Warbucks’s empire, leaving him broke and ruined. Volume 3 includes every daily and Sunday from April 1930 until the end of 1931.

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Robinson Crusoe
Daniel Defoe, Jean-Christophe Vergne  (w) • Jean-Christophe Vergne (a & c)

Shipwrecked on a deserted island, Robinson Crusoe has a solitary existence, trying to survive from day-to-day by using the things that nature puts at his disposal. Many grim years pass, full of despair and danger, but Robinson always manages to confront his difficulties and survive… until Friday, a young native, turns his life of silence and isolation upside down.

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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