IDW Publishing Sneak Peek of the Week

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IDW Publishing has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores next week. Take the jump for a look at Angel: After the Fall #22, Barack Obama #1, G.I. Joe: Cobra #4, Groom Lake #3, Robot Galaxy #1: The Brotherhood Returns, Robot Galaxy #2, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan #2, and Transformers Spotlight: Cliffjumper.

Angel: After the Fall #22

Kelley Armstrong (w) • Dave Ross (a) • Gabriel Rodriguez, Nick Runge (c)

The fallout from the Fall has left Angel beset by problems both mortal and from Above, and it all comes to a head here. Angel and the Potentates face one menace while Connor and Dez have their own problems to deal with. And what about the guy with the actual wings…?

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Barack Obama #1

Jeff Mariotte (w) Tom Morgan (a) J. Scott Campbell (c)

The Barack Obama story continues over two issues as we recount the historical events of the campaign from the Democratic National Conventions, through the emotional victory in November, and up until November 20th, 2009, the momentous day Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. By the same creative team that brought you PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL: BARACK OBAMA!

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Captain Canuck, Vol. 1 HC

Richard Comely (w) • George Freeman (a & c)

Canada’s first superhero returns! Captain Canuck has influenced Canadian cartoonists for more than 30 years, and now the best-selling opus returns with the first of two beautiful hardcover editions. Volume 1 collects issues #4-10.

G.I. Joe: Cobra #4

Christos Gage, Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Howard Chaykin, Antonio Fuso (c)

The shattering conclusion! Chuckles has sacrificed everything to get into a position where he can bring Cobra down from within. Now that he’s finally there, will he succeed in destroying Cobra… or himself?

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Groom Lake #3
Chris Ryall (w) • Ben Templesmith (a) Templesmith x 2 (c)

A grey alien, a lethal robot, a pair of homicidal blobs, and a pair of extra (-special) terrestrials make up the oddest team in this galaxy. And when a rogue agent orders the entire alien program shut down, they just might be the only chance our planet has. If only they weren’t also the biggest threat we’ve ever faced…

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Robot Galaxy #1: The Brotherhood Returns

Rob Kurtz, Kris Oprisko (w) • Brian Miroglio, Alberto Aprea (a)

It’s been 60 years since the scientists at Los Alamos first created the advanced robots CJ-531 and RAH. CJ-531 and RAH were launched on a mission to explore space—and never returned! The government classified them as lost… but in reality, CJ has spent decades building a brotherhood of robots. But CJ must learn more about his origins, so he travels to earth in search of his creator. What surprises await CJ on Planet Earth… and will RAH follow him?

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Robot Galaxy #2

Rob Kurtz, Kris Oprisko (w) • Brian Miroglio, Alberto Aprea (a)

On Earth, CJ learns that his creator has, sadly, passed away… but finds an unexpected family in Jesse, his creator’s grandson, and Jesse’s dad Jack. While CJ begins to learn all about his origin in the lab at Los Alamos, RAH quietly invades Earth—and kidnaps Jesse! It will take the entire brotherhood—CJ, Pango, Jo, and Carson—to rescue Jesse. But will they make it in time?

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan #2

Andy Schmidt (w) • Chee Yang Ong (a) • Chee, photo cover (c)

Kahn attacks and blows the enterprise to smithereens! Kirk has to consider facing death for the very first time! Plus, he meets his kid! The action-packed movie continues in this three-part, bi-weekly extravaganza!

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Transformers Premiere Edition, Volume 2

Simon Furman, Klaus Scherwinski, Nick Roche (w) • E.J. Su, Nick Roche, Klaus Scherwinski, Dan Khanna (a) • Su (c)

This massive hardcover volume is the second in our muscle-making series of Transformers Premiere Edition hardcovers. Collecting the complete Devastation series along with two volumes of Spotlights featuring characters ranging from SOUNDWAVE to WHEELIE, as well as the concluding Revelations stories, along with covers and additional extras in this oversized tome.

Transformers Spotlight: Cliffjumper
Shane McCarthy & Denton J. Tipton (w) • Robbie Musso (a) • Musso, Don Figueroa (c)

Pursued by DECEPTICONS and stranded on a backwater planet, CLIFFJUMPER finds peace among the natives. But his new, simple life is shattered by a devastating tragedy.

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via IDW Publishing