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IDW Publishing has provided the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in September 2009.

Locke-Key-2-Head-Games-sample-w-logos.jpgLocke & Key: Head Games
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

New York Times bestselling writer Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez, the Eisner-nominated creators behind the acclaimed Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft, return with the second hardcover L&K collection. In Head Games, we are introduced to some new characters, explore the backstory of the town and the Locke family, and experience a second magical and mind-altering key. The collection also includes bonus sketches and backup material from Rodriguez.
HC • FC • $24.99 • 152 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-483-1

Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft Special Edition #1
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

This special presentation of the debut issue of the Eisner-nominated Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft includes not only the actual script from Hill, but also a second bonus: an all-new 11-page story, “Freddie Wertham Goes to Hell,” written by Hill, drawn by the late Seth Fisher and presented in color here for the very first time.
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FC • $5.99 • 7 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-629-3

TF-AHM-vol2-cvr-working.jpgTF-AHM15_CoverB_Coller.jpgTransformers: All Hail Megatron #15
Nick Roche, Denton J. Tipton (w) • Nick Roche, Casey Coller (a) • Roche, Coller (c)

The redefined characters of KUP and PERCEPTOR take center stage as we see how Kup recovered from his insanity (as well as his near-death experience), courtesy of Spotlight: Kup writer/artist Nick Roche, and what led Perceptor to reject science and take up snipering!
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

TF_ToF02_CoverA_col.jpgTransformers: Tales of the Fallen #2
Simon Furman (w) • Carlos Magno (a) • Magno, Alex Milne (c)

One of the most downright dangerous and deadly TRANSFORMERS of all arrives on Earth in single-minded, stop-at-nothing pursuit of his prey. If you think we’re talking about a DECEPTICON here, think again! Meet SIDESWIPE, the AUTOBOTS’ very own lethal weapon.
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

TF_UK_Prey_02_Cover_Griffith.jpgTransformers Best of the UK: Prey #2
Simon Furman (w) • Geoff Senior, Jeff Anderson (a) • Andrew Griffith (c)

OPTIMUS PRIME finally returns to CYBERTRON, but the welcome is hardly warm, as the AUTOBOT leader becomes a victim of mistaken identity. Will he survive the wrath of the WRECKERS? Find out in this fan-favorite collection of classic tales from across the pond, written by TRANSFORMERS mainstay Simon Furman with an all-new cover by Andrew Griffith!
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Transformers: All Hail Megatron, Volume 2
Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi, Emiliano Santalucia, Robert Deas (a) • Trevor Hutchinson (c)

As the AUTOBOTS continue their hunt for the traitor among them while stranded on their home world of Cybertron, tempers flare, and the secrets of the AUTOBOTS’ defeat are revealed. Meanwhile, on Earth, the human uprising begins as MEGATRON attempts to fend off a coup by a fellow DECEPTICON. In this all-out war for Earth not everyone will survive, and the showdown you’ve been waiting for has a battle so fierce, you’ll be shocked at who makes it out alive. This book collects issues 7–12 of the breakout hit series.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-524-1

TFvol11CVRMOCK.jpgTransformers Animated Volume 11
Marty Isenberg (w) • Various (a)

Share the adventures of AUTOBOT heroes like OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE, and PROWL as they battle MEGATRON and the dangerous DECEPTICONS! Using actual still frames from the animated series itself, the Transformers Animated series puts new TF action in your pocket! This volume collects Season Two episodes “S.U.V. — Society of Ultimate Villainy” and “Autoboot Camp.”
TPB • FC • $7.99 • 112 Pages • 5″ x 7″ long • ISBN: 978-1-60010-525-8

COBRASPECIAL-not_final_cover.jpgG.I. Joe: Cobra Special #1
Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Fuso x 2 (c)

Spinning out of the red-hot thriller G.I. Joe: Cobra, this one-shot follows up on that series’ surprise reveal and focuses on our big bad guy (or is it multiple bad guys?). By the same creative team as the original mini! Don’t miss out, this is the perfect end cap to the series! Antonio Fuso provides two covers for this special issue!
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Origins-7-FINAL.jpgG.I. Joe: Origins #7
Chuck Dixon (w) • Alex Cal (a) • Cal, Tom Feister (c)

Why did Mainframe go AWOL in the first place and vanish to where the Joes could never find him? Get the whole backstory on what’s going on with the G.I. with the I.Q. while his adventure with Snake Eyes is going on the pages of the current issue of G.I. JOE’s monthly series (both tales written by Chuck Dixon, to boot!)
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

gijoecvr9-final.jpgG.I. Joe #9
Chuck Dixon (w) • SL Gallant (a) • Howard Chaykin, Robert Atkins (c)

The Joes invade Castle Destro only to find no one home but the biggest, baddest killer robot ever and the encounter turns deadly for the team. We also pay a visit to the ultra secret Section Zero—COBRA’s arctic lair where Destro must make the M.A.S.S. Device perform or die. And Mainframe and Snake Eyes on a road trip to… Springfield?
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

GI_Joe-OriginsTPB-cov.jpgG.I.  JOE: Origins, Vol. 1
Larry Hama (w) • Mike Hawthorne, Tom Feister (a) • Andrea DiVito (c)

THE ORIGIN OF G.I. JOE! Don’t miss this historic story arc written by the returning legend Larry Hama, chronicling the forging of America’s most elite fighting force and REVEALING FOR THE FIRST TIME how these wildly different characters formed an unbeatable team! Join Duke, Hawk, Stalker, Scarlett, and Snake Eyes as they become real American heroes.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-497-8

GIJOE-CLASSIC-VOL05-CVR.jpgClassic G.I. Joe Volume 5
Larry Hama (w) • Rod Whigham (a) • J. Scott Campbell (c)

Larry Hama’s original G.I. JOE saga continues with another ten-issue installment! Witness COBRA’s continued manipulation of the JOEs, Destro captures a squad of new JOEs on a training mission, Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow seek revenge against Zartan, and much more.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 236 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-519-7

GB_DA01-Ilias.jpgGB_DA1A_Runge_FINAL.jpgGB_DA1B(c)_Runge_FINAL.jpgGhostbusters: Displaced Aggression #1
Scott Lobdell (w) • Ilias Kyriazis (a) • Nick Runge, Ilias Kyriazis (c)

“GO WEST, YOUNG VECKMAN!” In chapter one of this all-new Ghostbusters adventure, the ‘Busters have been defeated by the pan-dimensional demon lord Kozar’Rai—Father of Gozer, the villain has separated them across the time stream! Dr. Peter Venkman is trapped in 1886, and his only chance to return to present-day Earth and free all of humanity from the Rule of Kozar’Rai has him teaming with a very unexpected (and very beautiful) ally!
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FC · 32 pages · $3.99

Life-Undead-CVR.jpgLife Undead
Paul Zbyszewski (w) • Stephen Thompson (a & c)

The first comic by LOST writer Paul Z!
David Mears is not your average zombie. He’s not a mindless killing machine that craves flesh. He’s a New Orleans narcotics cop, filled with the Voodoo spirits of vengeance. And now he’s out for payback. Hunting down the Haitian drug lord who sentenced him to a life without feeling, without a soul… a Life Undead.
FC • $7.99 • 48 Pages • 6.625” x 10.187” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-630-9

Hammer-of-the-Gogs-v1.jpgHammer of the Gods, Vol. 1: Mortal Enemy
Michael Oeming and Mark Wheatley (w) • Michael Oeming (a & c)

Vikings just want to have fun!  Of course, their idea of fun involves sharp bladed weapons and lots of blood. Sadly, Modi’s suffering under a curse and if he ever touches a weapon he will lose his soul. Worse still, he’s obliged to a fight-to-the-finish with the God Thorr! Recommended for fans of the over-the-top battles of the WWE, the real stories behind Norse Mythology, and the fantastic art of Powers, this collection includes illustration art by Frank Cho, Adam Hughes and Dave Johnson.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 184 • 6.625” x 10.187” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-631-6
© Mark Wheatley and Michael Oeming

GJ-Manx-Cat-#2-Cover.jpgGrimJack: The Manx Cat #2
John Ostrander (w) • Timothy Truman (a & c)

The Manx Cat adventure continues as GrimJack John Gaunt hunts for Darlin’ Lil, running into celebrated old “friends” like Blackjac Mac and Feetus along the way. As he begins to unravel the mystery of The Manx Cat, he finds himself held hostage by Darlin’ Lil’s astonishing origin… and a lot of unhappy Cat lovers.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Angel25B_Runge_Final.jpgAngel25A_Urru_Maddelini_FINAL.jpgAngel25RIB_SamShearon_credits.jpgAngel #25
Juliet Landau & Brian Lynch (w) • Franco Urru (a) • Urru, Nick Runge (c)

Juliet Landau continues her two-part Angel adventure that returns Drusilla to the fold in a bloody big way! Laundau, Lynch and Urru conclude Dru’s adventure inside a special asylum, where she either just presided over an insane rampage, or imagined the entire thing…
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Angel-OH02-covB.jpgAngel: Only Human #2
Scott Lobdell (w) • David Messina, Mirco Pierfederici (a) • Dave Dorman, Messina (c)

They consider themselves the purest strain of demons—they are the Scourge! This race of demon supremacists are determined to liberate an enslaved Old One from the nether-bowels of… Texas! Fortunately Illyria and Fred are on hand to make sure that doesn’t happen. That is, if she’s not distracted by a passionate kiss from Fred’s long ago prom date!
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Angel-B&T-TPB-cvr.jpgAngel: Blood and Trenches
John Byrne (w & a & c)

In Europe, war ravages nations, but a greater darkness than human conflict calls Angel back across the ocean from his distant home in America—bodies of combatants found drained of blood, and signs of an ancient evil once more abroad in the world. Writer/artist John Byrne tells an untold tale of Angel’s WWI exploits!
TPB • B&W • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-515-9

Angel-Vol5-cvr.jpgAngel, Volume 5 HC
Kelley Armstrong (w) • Dave Ross (a) • Nick Runge (c)

Springing out of Joss Whedon and Brian Lynch’s Angel: After the Fall storyline, novelist Kelley Armstrong (The Summoning) comes aboard to explore the many repercussions following the explosive last issue of Angel: After the Fall. Artist Dave Ross also joins up to present the first arc of “Aftermath,” wherein we learn who lived, who died, and who will be forever changed from the experience.
HC • FC • $24.99 • 132 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-516-6

ST_SCHISM.01._Byrne_Lovern_final.jpgStar Trek: Romulans: Schism #1
John Byrne (w & a & c)

War! From behind the scenes, the Klingons loose their unsuspecting puppets, the Romulans, against the forces of the Federation. But the Klingon Emperor is impatient with the slow pace of the conflict, and back on Romulus there are already some who begin to see through the Klingon schemes. The final arc in John Byrne’s Romulans tales begins here!
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FC · 32 pages · $3.99

NERO2.jpgStar Trek: Nero #2
Mike Johnson & Tim Jones (w) • David Messina (a & c)

From Star Trek writer/producers Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman and the creative team behind the best-selling Star Trek: Countdown. The story of the villainous Nero continues as we learn how Nero spent the years between his battle with the Kelvin and his reunion with Spock! You don’t want to miss this essential chapter in the rebirth of Star Trek!
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FC · 32 pages · $3.99

SPOCK_CVR_3.jpgStar Trek: Spock: Reflections #3
Scott & David Tipton (w) • David Messina & Federica Manfredi (a) • Messina (c)

Ambassador Spock’s mysterious journey continues! As Spock makes his way toward Earth, he thinks back on another previously untold tale from his past, this time featuring James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy and the crew of the original U.S.S. Enterprise! From the team that brought you STAR TREK: MIRROR IMAGES, and the artist of STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN!
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FC · 32 pages · $3.99

ST-Archives-Vol6cvr.jpgStar Trek: Archives Volume 6—Best of Alternative Universes
Mike Barr (w) • Tom Sutton (a) • Ricardo Villagran (c)

The treacherous but intriguing tales of Star Trek’s Mirror Universe are presented in this collection of the 8-part Mirror Universe Saga! Witness the deception and desperation that unfolds as the Empire sets out to conquer another universe. It will take all the guile and cunning Kirk, Spock and the crew of the Enterprise can muster if they hope to ward off the coming Empire invasion, and save themselves in the process!
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 196 Pages • 6.625” x 10.187” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-522-7

DWHO_OS_BD_Cover_Davis.jpgDoctor Who: Black Death / White Life
Charlie Kirchoff (w) • Tom Mandrake (a) • Guy Davis, photo (c)

After the Doctor and his companion Martha mistakenly land the TARDIS during the Great Plague of London, the discovery of a healer draws them into a mystery that could mean the end of Martha! Cover by Guy Davis (B.P.R.D.).
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

DoctorWho003_Cover_Smith.jpgDoctor Who #3
Tony Lee (w) • Matthew Smith (a) • Paul Grist, Smith (c)

Following the shocking end of “Silver Scream,” the Doctor now finds himself on trial for his life by the Shadow Proclamation! To survive, he has to prove his innocence… but the prosecution is Mister Finch from “School Reunion.” Join us for the first chapter of the four-part “Fugitive” story arc, with art by Matthew Smith (The Keep).
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

DoctorWho_Classics2_10_Cover_Kirchoff.jpgDoctor Who Classics: Series 2 #10
Steve Parkhouse (w) • Mick Austin (a) • Parkhouse and Charlie Kirchoff (c)

IDW’s newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past continues. In this issue, the adventures of the Fifth Doctor continues in “Lunar Lagoon” and Part 1 of “4-Dimensional Vistas.” Featuring all-new colors by Charlie Kirchoff.
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

FallenAngelReborn3_Woodward.jpgFallen Angel: Reborn #3
Peter David (w) • J.K. Woodward (a) • Woodward, Runge (c)

Across a frozen wasteland trudges Illyria, searching for the second of the three symbols of her power that will restore her to the all powerful demon goddess that she was… and the only one who can possibly stop her is the Fallen Angel.  Presuming, that is, that she wants to. *2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

astro_adap3_cvrBARZAK.jpgAstro Boy Movie Adaptation #3
Scott Tipton (w) • E.J. Su (a) • Barzak (c)

The comic-book version of this fall’s big screen adaptation of Osamu Tezuka’s beloved Astro Boy continues its weekly release. Even better, each issue features the fantastic artistic stylings of E.J. Su! On sale September 2.
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

AstroBoyAdapt4_GR.jpgAstro Boy Movie Adaptation #4
Scott Tipton (w) •  E.J. Su (a) •  Gabriel Rodriguez (c)

The weekly adaptation of Astro Boy concludes here, as Astro Boy Movie Prequel writer Scott Tipton and artist E.J. Su complete Astro Boy’s amazing cinematic tale! On sale September 9.
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

AstroBoyTPB_AshWood.jpgAstro Boy Movie Prequel: Underground
Scott Tipton (w) • Diego Jourdan (a) • 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?
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-518-0

AstroBoy_Adapt_TPB.jpgAstro Boy Movie Adaptation
Scott Tipton (w) • E.J. Su (a & c)

He’s back! Osamu Tezuka’s beloved Astro Boy continues his amazing return to comics in the official adaptation of his exciting feature film debut in 2009! Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist, powered by positive energy, and endowed with super strength, x-ray vision, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-517-3

FTA-4-COVER-.tiff.jpgFrom the Ashes #4
Bob Fingerman (w & a & c)

Bob and Michele encounter MODOZ, the charismatic and strangely familiar leader of the cult situated beneath the ruins of POX News. Their new life in “The Baby Bunker” at first seems sweet, with three hots and a cot, but there’s always a price to pay.
Color Tones • 32 pages • $3.99

The Last Resort #2
Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray (w) •  Giancarlo Caracuzzo (a) • Darwyn Cooke (c)

The madness continues as things go from bad to worse on Loramer Island! The survivors slowly realize that burning to death in a plane crash might be a welcome alternative to what waits for them on the island. Warning: this issue contains excessive violence, fiery death, rampaging zombies, and a boat of topless women! See? It ain’t all bad.
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

grimm05templesmith.jpgAmerican McGee’s Grimm #5
Dwight MacPherson (w) • Grant Bond (a & c) • Ben Templesmith (c)

Episode 5: It’s the shocking conclusion of American McGee’s Grimm, and Grimm’s going out in a blaze of glory! Join everyone’s favorite sardonic dwarf as he travels to the anthropomorphic land of Generica to reunite the Twig Brothers. Together with the Cricket King and a leprous dragon, Grimm will risk everything to bring this story to a close!
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Veil #3
El Torres (w) • Gabriel Hernandez (a) • Hernandez, Ashley Wood (c)

Chapter 3: “Evil.” Something is going terribly wrong in Crooksville, Maine. Ghosts wander the streets, people are going insane… the Slug Man from the other side is ripping the Veil between our realities. Chris Luna was the only person that could peer beyond the Veil… but what happens when everybody can see it?
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99
© 2009 Juan Torres, Gabriel Hernandez and Idea and Design Works, LLC.

Grimwoods-Daughter-FINAL.jpgGrimwood’s Daughter
Jan Strnad (w) • Kevin Nowlan (a & c)

Grimwood’s Daughter chronicles the last days of the elves in their desperate war against man, magician, and dragon. Artist Kevin Nowlan’s powerful images elevate Jan Strnad’s dark, cautionary tale into a true gem of fantasy fiction, a graphic fable that is compelling, timeless and unforgettable. This special hardcover edition includes a special section with Nowlan sketches and preliminaries!
HC • FC • $12.99 • 64 • 6.625” x 10.187” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-504-3
© 2009 Jan Strnd and Kevin Nolan

Rip1_cvr.jpgRip Kirby, Vol. 1
Alex Raymond (w & a)

Edited and designed by Eisner Award-winner Dean Mullaney, the strips are reproduced from pristine syndicate proofs that will allow readers to see, for the first time, the full luxurious detail of Raymond’s brushwork. Includes a biographical and historic essay by Brian Walker, and an introduction by Raymond biographer and authority Tom Roberts.
HC • BW • $49.99 • 320 Pages • 11″ x 10″ • ISBN: 978-1-60010-484-8

THERAVENCOVER.jpgEdgar Allen Poe: The Raven and Other Stories
Edgar Allen Poe (w) • Ben Templesmith (a & c)

Celebrated American author Edgar Allan Poe’s most cherished works are re-presented in this handsome volume from IDW Publishing. Featuring “The Raven,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” “The Masque of the Red Death,” as well as additional poems and short stories from the author’s library, all accompanied by the haunting art of Ben Templesmith.
HC • PC • $16.99 • 440 Pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-482-4
© 2009 Idea and Design Works, LLC

LORI.jpgRobert Bloch’s Lori
Robert Bloch (w) • Ben Templesmith (c)

After graduating from college, Lori returns home only to lose her parents in a fire. In the wake of this tragedy, unusual events begin to unfold, starting with the discovery of a girl named Priscilla Fairmount in an old high school yearbook who looks just like Lori. But the yearbook is from before Lori was born! Now suspected by the police for being involved in the fire, Lori begins a descent into madness, convinced that her “twin,” Priscilla, is attempting to take over her mind… unaware of the brutal role she herself may be playing in the events which now shape her fate. From Robert Bloch (Psycho), the master of American horror, Lori is a cerebral and terrifying read.
TPB • BW • $14.99 • 280 Pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-521-0

Torpedo-1.jpgTorpedo, Vol. 1
Enrique Sanchez Abuli with translation by Jimmy Palmiotti (w) • Jordi Bernet, Alex Toth (a) • Bernet (c)

The story of a gangster whose life is traced from the innocence of childhood to amoral adulthood, and nearly every stop explored along the way. Abuli’s distinctive narrative builds the story over time and Jordi Bernet’s masterful renditions of the title character are stunningly cinematic—Torpedo is the Godfather of comics, in both subject matter and execution.
HC • BW • $24.99 • 160 Pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-454-1

TWP_TPB_master.jpgThe Waiting Place
Sean McKeever (w) • Mike Norton, Brendon & Brian Fraim, David Yurkovich (a) • Norton (c)

Collected for the first time in a single volume, this highly-acclaimed teen drama of spinning wheels and racing hearts helped make Eisner Award-winning writer Sean McKeever (Spider-Man Love Mary Jane, Teen Titans) and fan-favorite artist Mike Norton (Green Arrow/Black Canary, Runaways) into mainstream comic-book mainstays. This edition also includes a brand-new story by McKeever and Norton, making it a must-have for long-time fans and new readers alike.
TPB • BW • $24.99 • 456 Pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-526-5
© 2009 Sean McKeever

ZomnibusCVR-working.jpgZomnibus, Vol. 1
Chris Ryall, Shane McCarthy, El Torres (w) • Ashley Wood, Chris Bolton, Yair Herrera (a) • Wood (c)

They stalk, they rot, they eat flesh, they’re the walking dead for Pete’s sake. What’s not to love about zombies?! Well, it’s not all fun and yucks as this collection of three zombies tales will show. Ranging from the seriously scary Feast!, to the urban sprawl of Eclipse of the Undead, and finally ending with the surreal stylings of the one-and-only Ashley Wood in The Complete Zombies vs. Robots. Any way you slice it, you’ll be hard-pressed to find this much zombie fodder anywhere, at any price.
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 380 Pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-527-2
© 2009 Idea and Design Works, LLC

Swallow-6-Cover.jpgSwallow Volume 6
Ashley Wood (w & a & c)

It’s all about the art! The art book spectacular presided over by designer/painter Ashley Wood is back for the sixth time. Collecting art from Ash’s ever-growing list of contemporaries, Swallow 6 contains beautiful imagery from artists around the world.
TPB • FC • $40.00 • 220 Pages • 8.5″ x 11″ • ISBN: 978-160010-523-4

MagicCarpet.jpgMagic Carpet
Scott Christian Sava (w) • Tracy Bailey (a & c)

Kevin lives in a small house with his three brothers and sisters. He has no room of his own. No privacy. All he wants is a little space to himself. One day, Kevin gets his wish! He inherits a magic carpet and embarks on an adventure of a lifetime that takes him to far off lands where he finds magic, danger, monsters, and even a princess. Written by the award-winning creator of Pet Robots, Hyperactive, and The Dreamland Chronicles, Scott Christian Sava. Hop on for a magical ride you’ll never forget!
TPB • FC • $11.99 • 110 Pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-563-0
© 2009 Scott Christian Sava

mostermessCVR.jpgMess Monsters at Christmas
Beth Shoshan (w) • Piers Harper (a & c)

Uh-oh—the Mess Monsters have struck at Christmas time! Will the tree be trimmed, the presents wrapped, and the stockings stuffed with these mischievous monsters running about—or will their giant messes ruin Christmas? Hilarious, high-energy artwork complements the silly text perfectly in this funny book that’s bound to become a favorite family read-aloud at the holidays.
TPB • FC • $6.99 • 24 Pages • 10” x 10” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-560-9
© 2009 Beth Shoshan

DQ-cover.jpgDon Quixote
Cervantes, Chanoinat (w) • Paul Glaudel (a & c)

The classic tale adapted as a graphic novel! Alonso Quixano lives in an unnamed section of HYPERLINK “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Mancha”La Mancha with his niece and a housekeeper. Obsessed with books of chivalry, he believes their every word to be true. Quixano eventually appears to have lost his mind because of so much reading, but that is when his adventures really begin!
HC • FC • $14.99 • 64 Pages • 8.5” x 11.75” • ISBN: 978-160010-424-4
© 2009 Khoury

RBKindsVol3-cvr.jpgRobot Galaxy 3: The Power of the Seventh Ring
Rob Kurtz (w) • Brian Miroglio, Alberto Aprea (a & c)

After being kidnapped by the evil RAH, Jesse wakes up in RAH’s lair, guarded by his henchman, ZAR. Jesse learns that he is being used as a bargaining chip against CJ in RAH’s epic battle for ultimate power of the Seventh Ring of Saturn, the robots’ life force, only to end up lost in space, millions of miles from home.
TPB • FC • $3.99 • 32 Pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-510-4
© 2009 Robot Galaxy

RBgalaxy4-CVR.jpgRobot Galaxy 4: The New Warriors
Rob Kurtz (w) • Brian Miroglio, Alberto Aprea (a & c)

After his daring escape, Jesse finds himself alone on a desolate moonscape, with only a little oxygen to keep him alive. As he battles ferocious space creatures, Jesse becomes aware of a new threat: ZAR, RAH’s evil henchman, has followed him! Will Jesse be able to survive on his own in space, with an injured robot who needs his help?
TPB • FC • $3.99 • 32 Pages • 6”x9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-511-1
© 2009 Robot Galaxy

RG-MtR-cvr.jpgRobot Galaxy: Meet the Robots Sticker Book
Brian Miroglio, Alberto Aprea (a & c)

Meet CJ, Pango, Carson, and Jo, the Brotherhood of Robots that makes up the Robot Galaxy! This great sticker book contains profiles of each member of the Robot Brotherhood, as well as profiles of evil RAH and the newest member of Robot Galaxy, Crystal. With big scenes to decorate and over 75 stickers, this book is a must for any fan of the Robot Galaxy.
TPB • FC • $5.99 • 20 Pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-512-8
© 2009 Robot Galaxy

RG-RtR-cvr.jpgRobot Galaxy: Robots to the Rescue Coloring Book
Brian Miroglio, Alberto Aprea (a & c)

CJ, Pango, Carson, and Jo are robot heroes—they will come to the rescue of anyone in need! The action-packed coloring and activity book starting everyone’s favorite robots is filled with detailed scenes to color and exciting activities including word searches, crossword puzzles, mazes, and fun facts.
TPB • BW • $3.99 • 32 Pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-513-5
© 2009 Robot Galaxy

Nanovor_Cover_02.jpgNanovor: Game On #2
Eric Burnham (w) •  Felipe Torrent (a & c)

Lucas and the Lab Rats introduce Jackie Long to the microscopic world of the Nanosphere, while Dana Diamondback and the Snake Pit hatch a plan to sabotage Electronorama’s big video game tournament. Based on the handheld game from Smith & Tinker!
FC · 32 pages · $3.99

Digger2.jpgDigger and Friends #2
Jack Brigio (w) • Diego Jourdan (a & c)

The all-ages adventures of NASCAR mascot Digger and his friends continue here! In this issue, two more funny-animal tales of adventure, as Digger gets closer to his dream of riding in a race car, all the while continuing to evade the dreaded Lumpy Wheels!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

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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