SOLICITATIONS: IDW Publishing for April 2013

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IDW Publishing sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles scheduled to arrive in April 2013.

ST-movieII20-coverRI-MOCKStar Trek #20
Mike Johnson (w) • Claudia Balboni (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)
The all-new origin stories of the Enterprise crew conclude with this special issue that focuses on TWO Trek Stalwarts: Sulu and Chekov! Witness their first meeting at Starfleet Academy, and learn how their paths intertwined all the way to the bridge of the Enterprise! Overseen by Trek writer/producer Roberto Orci, this issue sets the stage for Sulu and Chekov’s new adventures in the blockbuster film sequel!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
variant Tim Bradstreet sketch cover!
variant Photo Cover!

STARTREK2_PREQ_04_CovA STARTREK2_PREQ_04_CovRIStar Trek: Countdown to Darkness #4 (of 4)
Mike Johnson (w) • David Messina (a) • Messina, photo (c)
This is it! Don’t miss the shocking conclusion of this official prequel to next spring’s  STAR TREK film sequel! Overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci, this climactic issue leads directly into the upcoming blockbuster as Kirk, Spock and the rest of the Enterprise crew fight for fate of the Galaxy!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 David Messina, 1 Photo)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
unique variant cover, graded by the CGC!

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!

StarTreck_CountdownToDarkenStar Trek: Countdown to Darkness—SPOTLIGHT
Mike Johnson (w) • David Messina (a & c)
The countdown to the motion picture event of 2013 begins here, in this blockbuster 4-issue prequel mini-series that sets the stage for the upcoming STAR TREK film! Like the best-selling STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN in 2009, this all-new series leads directly into the next movie, with a story by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci and Mike Johnson (STAR TREK ongoing series), and drawn by the original STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN artist, David Messina! STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN TO DARKNESS is the can’t-miss lead-in to the new adventures of the Enterprise crew!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-623-0

Offered Again!
Star Trek: Countdown, Vol. 1 HC • FC • $21.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-639-2
Star Trek: Countdown, Vol. 1 TPB • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-420-6
Star Trek: Nero, TPB • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-603-3

ST_Byrne_MOCK ST_Byrne_MOCK2Star Trek: John Byrne Collection
John Byrne (w & a & c)
Comics legend John Byrne has taken on four Star Trek titles, all collected in this oversized hardcover collection. “Assignment Earth” recounts the adventures of interstellar agent Gary Seven, “Crew” recounts a tale from the very beginnings of the United Federation of Planets, “Leonard McCoy: Frontier Doctor” is a collection of tales from this famous member of the Frontier Medics Program, and mystery, intrigue, and war abound in “Romulans: Pawns of War.”
HC • FC • $49.99 • 320 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-612-4

Bullet points:
• Four stories in one beautiful hardcover!

ST-movieIl_treasuryStar Trek Space-Spanning Treasury Edition
Mike Johnson (w) Stephen Molnar (a) Tim Bradstreet (c)
IDW continues to boldly go where no comic book company has gone before—producing beautiful treasury editions of comics deserving of a BIG format! Collecting three issues that tell two complete stories, featuring one story inspired from the original series as well as one completely new tale! Great stories by ace Trek scribe Mike Johnson and stupendous art by Stephen Molnar featuring THE RETURN OF THE ARCHONS and THE REDSHIRTS STORY!
FC • 72 pages • 9.25” x 14.25” • $9.99

MyLittlePony06-cvrA MyLittlePony06-cvrRI_lowresMy Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #6
Katie Cook (w) • Amy Mebberson (a) • Stephanie Buscema, Mebberson (c)
Nightmare Moon returns! But it’s not the same old Nightmare Moon! Someone new, someone close to our heroes, has taken the mantle! What will the Ponies do when the danger hits so close to home? Read it and find out!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Tony Fleecs variant cover!

Bullet points:
The return of a famous MLP villain in an astounding new form!

MyLittlePonyMICRO03-cvrRIMy Little Pony: Micro-Series #3 (of 6): Rarity
Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) Amy Mebberson, Price (c)
Rarity is in need of some well-deserved R & R after working hard on her new fashion line. A sweet spa retreat turns sour when Rarity learns that the establishment is a little too “down to earth”! How will this resourceful pony make the best out of this “rustic” situation? Read on to find out!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Sabrina Alberghetti variant cover!

Bullet points:
Continuing the My Little Pony phenomenon!
Variant cover by My Little Pony senior storyboard artist Sabrina Alberghetti!

GIJOE-new03-covA GIJOE-new03-covBG.I. JOE #3
Fred Van Lente (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Juan Doe, Kurth (c)
CHOOSE YOUR PATH! You become DUKE, leader of the G.I. JOE team, as he begins his journey to become a Real American Hero! You make the life or death decisions! Or—is Duke just being tortured horrifically at the hands of the Baroness, and this is way of dealing with it—a never-ending branching series of “Might Have Beens?” Or… is it both?
*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, co-creator of the Comic Book History of Comics!

Bullet points:
The new direction continues!
Everybody will be talking about the most innovative G.I. Joe comic since the silent issue!
The origin of Duke!

GIJOE_SM02_cvrA GIJOE_SM02_cvrBG.I. Joe: Special Missions #2
Chuck Dixon (w) • Paul Gulacy (a) • Sean Chen, Gulacy (c)
CRUSH DEPTH continues! Scarlett and her Special Missions team rush to the heart of a perfect storm to retrieve a prize of forty billion (with a B!) of COBRA funds lying in the ocean deep. The only trouble is that the Baroness is already on the scene with a cutthroat crew of her own to reclaim the booty for COBRA!
*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” variant cover by Jim Rugg!

Bullet points:
The missions get deadlier!
A new milestone in the Scarlett/Mainframe relationship!
Ties into the first G.I. JOE story arc!

CobraFiles01-coverA CobraFiles01-coverB CobraFiles01-coverRIBG.I. Joe: The Cobra Files #1—SPOTLIGHT
Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Michael Lark, Fuso (c)
A SNAKE IN THEIR MIDST! 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 this teammates on her… Unfortunately, with the Crimson Twin called TOMAX pulling the strings, no bet is a sure thing.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
“CobraGraphic” variant cover by Tom Whalen!
wraparound variant cover by Jamal Igle, featuring the new team—All three new G.I. JOE launches will have one!

Bullet points:
The third big launch in the new direction of G.I. JOE comics!
Can a Cobra agent become a hero?
“Mike Costa’s Cobra is one of the best comics being published today”—Brian K. Vaughan

CobraFiles01-coverSUBG.I. JOE: The Cobra Files #1—Subscription Variant
Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (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

GI_Joe-RAH189-cov GI_Joe-RAH189-covRIG.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #189
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)
G.I. JOE takes to the high seas to stop the BLACK MAJOR from eliminating the hostages aboard an oil survey ship. Can SCARLETT, STALKER, TORPEDO, GUNG-HO and BEACH HEAD storm the ship and get the hostages to safety? G.I. JOE is in for choppy waters in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #189!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Larry Hama variant sketch cover!

GIJOE_Complete_vol02_cvr_NEG.I JOE: The Complete Collection, Vol. 2
Larry Hama & Steven Grant (w) • Mike Vosburg, Geof Isherwood, Larry Hama, Russ Heath, & Frank Springer (a) • N/A (c)
G.I. JOE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION presents the full run of original A REAL AMERICAN HERO stories, placed into proper reading order with subsequent series, like Special Missions. Volume 2 contains issues #13–25 along with extras such as character file cards and an introduction by Mark W. Bellomo that sheds light on the creation of the series.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 312 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-619-3

Offered Again!
G.I. JOE: The Complete Collection, Vol. 1 HC • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-396-3

GI JOE-cobraWars-MM-FINAL2-G.I. JOE: TALES FROM THE COBRA WARS—SPOTLIGHT
Max Brooks, Chuck Dixon, Matt Forbeck, Jon McGoran, Jonathan Maberry, John Skipp & Cody Goodfellow, Duane Swierczynski, Dennis Tafoya (w) • Gabriele Dell’Otto (c)
GI JOE: Tales from the Cobra Wars is an action-packed collection of all-original prose stories. Flint, Scarlett, Destro, the Baroness―they’re all here as the ongoing war between GI JOE and COBRA is depicted from every angle. This trade paperback presents eight novella-length tales, penned by today’s leading crime and thriller writers, such as Jonathan Maberry, Duane Swierczynski, Chuck Dixon, and Dennis Tafoya. Cobra Wars is edited by Max Brooks, who also supplies a new story, and features new illustrations for each story.
TPB • BW • $8.99 • 320 Pages • 4” x 7” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-664-3

Bullet points:
• All-original prose stories by some of today’s most notable authors!
• Superstar author Max Brooks (World War Z, G.I. JOE: Hearts and Minds) edits the collection and contributes a G.I. JOE story!

GI_Joe_COBRAOctober Guard1G.I. JOE: Cobra: Oktober Guard
Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso & Werther Dell’Edera (a) • Antonio Fuso (c)
Who is the OKTOBER GUARD? The deadliest group of elite killers and assassins ever faced by G.I. JOE or COBRA! But with the main G.I. JOE force focused on tracking down SNAKE EYES, it’s all up to FLINT and the covert G.I. JOE squad to step in—and take them down!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-618-6

GIJOE_TF_VOL3G.I. JOE/Transformers, Vol. 3
Tim Seeley (w) • Joe Ng, James Raiz, Alex Milne, & Andrew Wildman (a) • Brendan Cahill (c)
The G.I. JOE vs The Transformers saga continues as the AUTOBOTS return to earth and with the help of G.I. JOE plan on destroying all Cybertronian technology. But Serpentor has other objectives.
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 208 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-620-9

Bullet points:
• Collects “Art of War” and the following series “Black Horizon.”

Offered Again!
G.I JOE/Transformers, Vol. 1 TPB • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-352-9
G.I JOE/Transformers, Vol. 2 TPB • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-535-6

GB-NEW03-coverAGhostbusters #3
Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)
New York loves the New Ghostbusters—so much so that PCOC’s liason Jack Hardemeyer would like them to downplay efforts in finding their predecessors in order to devote more time to their loving public. Janine would happily tell him where to shove a neutrona wand if she and the others didn’t have to contend with the restless spirit of a mythological monster! Meanwhile, in limbo—Egon and Ray think they’ve come up with a way to escape their ethereal prison!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Danny Cruz variant cover!

DG-Trinity01-coverSUBDanger Girl: Trinity #1 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT
Andy Hartnell (w) • John Royle, Stephen Molnar, Brian Stelfreeze (a) • J. Scott Campbell (c)
It’s three times the ACTION, three times the THRILLS, and three times the DANGER!!!  Abbey, Sydney and Sonya embark on three different knuckle-clenching adventures, each an epic tale of intrigue and derring-do, and each drawn by a different fantastic artist—It’s a triple-play of danger that will climax with the biggest surprise of the year!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
Never before told! The origin of the Danger Girl team!

DG-Trinity01-coverADanger Girl: Trinity #1—Subscription Variant
Andy Hartnell (w) • John Royle, Stephen Molnar, Brian Stelfreeze (a) • Alex Garner (c)
For subscription customers only… Sign up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by Alex Garner! Only for loyal subscription box customers!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
Alex Garner draws Danger Girl for the first time in over a decade!

RocketeerHH-03_cvrAThe Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror #3 (of 4)
Roger Langridge (w) • J. Bone (a) • Walter Simonson (c)
His rocket-pack gone, his girl not speaking to him, and all of Hollywood about to fall into the clutches of the sinister Otto Rune…what’s young Cliff Secord to do? And what’s that dangerous-looking thing Peevy’s been building, anyway? It’s back to Square One for the Rocketeer… as he has to learn to fly all over again!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Black & White Walter Simonson variant cover!

D&D_Cutter01_CoverA D&D_Cutter01_CoverRIDungeons & Dragons: Cutter #1 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT
R.A. & Geno Salvatore (w) • David Baldeon (a) • Steve Ellis (c)
BIRTHRIGHT! Tierflin and Doum’weille are half-Drow siblings, locked in competition for the ownership of the bloodthirsty sword Khazid’hea—the Cutter! Their father, the Drow renegade Tos’un—a veteran of battles against the Kingdom of Many-Arrows—is forced to choose his heir… but what does the powerful sword have to say on the subject?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
character design variant cover, from series artist David Baldeon!

Bullet points:
Dungeons & Dragons returns!
Written by Drizzt creator R.A. Salvatore and Drizzt comics co-writer Geno Salvatore!
Return to the Forgotten Realms with this legendary creative team!

D&D_Ongoing_HCv3Dungeons & Dragons, Vol. 3: Down
John Rogers (w) • Andrea Di Vito, Andres Ponce, Nacho Arranz, & Vicente Alcazar (a) • Tyler Walpole (c)
Fell’s Five have returned to Fallcrest, only to find shattering news for Khal. He’s heading home, and nothing will stand in his way as he must lead Fell’s Five against a sinister new threat in the Underdark. But this “threat” is someone near and dear to another of the group!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-617-9

Bullet points:
• Now available in softcover!

Offered Again!
Dungeons & Dragons, Vol. 1 TPB • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-218-8
Dungeons & Dragons, Vol. 2 TPB • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-534-9

Colonized01_cvrAThe Colonized #1 (of 4)—GEM OF THE MONTH
Chris Ryall (w) • Drew Moss (a) • Dave Sim (c)
Part 1: “Minutemen in Black” – In this all-new miniseries, a spaceship crashes into a separatist camp and manages to reanimate the dead as well! It’s aliens vs. zombies vs. militiamen in a carnage-filled tale from the co-creator of Zombies vs Robots! And if that ain’t enough, covers for this series will be by acclaimed Cerebus creator, Dave Sim!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
variant edition signed by Chris Ryall and Dave Sim!

Bullet points:
All-new series created and written by IDW Chief Creative Officer, Chris Ryall (Zombies vs Robots, Groom Lake)
Covers by Cerebus creator Dave Sim!
Zombies, aliens, and militia men fight it out!

Colonized01_cvrSUBThe Colonized #1 Subscription Variant
Chris Ryall (w) • Drew Moss (a) • John Byrne (c)
Legendary creator John Byrne provides this special alien- and zombie-infested cover available to anyone who pre-orders this issue!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transfusion
Steve Niles (w) • menton3 (a & c)
In a future overrun by out-of-control machines and monsters, a handful of human survivors try to fight their way back to a normal life. But what is normal in a world where both monsters and machines need human blood? And which are the real bad guys? Find out in this horrific new story by 30 Days of Night co-creator Steve Niles and menton3, the demented artist behind Monocyte!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-599-8

Jinrise04-cvrA_MOCK Jinrise04-cvrRI_MOCKJinnrise #4 (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 Covers:
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!

GODZILLA_ONGO_12_CovAGodzilla #12
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Simon Gane (a) • Bob Eggleton (c)
It all comes down to this… Godzilla vs. his mightiest enemy yet! The fate of the world hangs in the balance! What role will Boxer play? Will he be Godzilla’s salvation or destruction? It’s all been building to this, don’t miss it!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Matt Frank variant cover!

Bullet points:
Mind-bending action in the biggest Godzilla story to ever hit comics!

GODZILLA_HCW1Godzilla: The Half-Century War
James Stokoe (w & a & c)
Introducing a new and exciting look at Godzilla’s reign of destruction, courtesy of Orc Stain creator James Stokoe! The year is 1954 and Lieutenant Ota Murakami is on hand when Godzilla makes first landfall in Japan. Along with his pal Kentaro, Ota makes a desperate gamble to save lives… and in the process begins an obsession with the King of the Monsters that lasts fifty years!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-595-0

Bullet points:
• “For an exceptionally cool take on Godzilla and how the beast affects the man (Murakami), pick up this book.” –Comic Book Resources

JoeHill_Treasury_cvrJoe Hill’s Terrifyingly Tragic Treasury Edition—SPOTLIGHT
Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella (w) • Nat Jones, Seth Fisher, Langdon Foss, Zach Howard, Gabriel Rodriguez, Jay Fotos (a) • Gabriel Rodriguez (c)
Author Joe Hill is much more than just the Eisner-winning creator of Locke & Key! As this oversized extravaganza shows, his mind is twisted in all kinds of clever and disturbing ways. Contained herein is his one-shot “Kodiak,” Seth Fisher’s final work in “Freddie Wertham Goes to Hell,” the original Eisner-nominated one-shot “The Cape,” and the award-winning Locke & Key short “Open the Moon.” Come for the insane writings, stay for the beautiful art reproduce at Treasury-sized proportions!
FC • Cardstock • $9.99 • 72 pages • 9.25” x 14.25”

HIWAYS4-CVRAThe High Ways #4 (of 4)

John Byrne (w & a & c)
Many secrets hide in the asteroid belt, and our crew have just found themselves thrust into the biggest one of all. Questions will be answered—but some of those answers may turn out to be questions of their own!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
variant B&W John Byrne cover!

TrueBlood12-covRITrue Blood #12
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 Alan Ball, actor/writer Michael McMillian continues a climactic arc that threatens to rip up Bon Temps at its roots!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
variant photo cover!

Bullet points:
Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover!
Written by Michael McMillian, “the Rev. Steve Newlin” from the show!

Pop12-CoverAPopeye #12
Roger Langridge (w & a & c)
Horse-racing, history-making hi-jinks this issue as Popeye meets comics’ most famous oat-muncher, the mighty Spark Plug—and his owner, Barney Google—for the first time ever! Plus: Pint-sized shenanigans as Swee’ Pea takes to the ring against the terrible “Berzerker Mazurka”! Story and art by Harvey and Eisner winner Roger Langridge.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Dave Sim variant cover!

Popeye_Classic_9_Cover_HRClassic Popeye #9
Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)
“This comic book contains the singular most bizarre and hilarious comic book story in the history of comic books and anyone that disagrees with me will feel the wrath of me twister-sock,” proclaims feisty Classic Popeye co-editor Craig Yoe. The comics historian is referring to “Misermerites -or- I’d rather Have Termites!” Bud Sagendorf follows that right up in this ish with a wild Sappo story “The Experiment of the Sound Pills.” Plus there’s a bonus special story with Swee’ Pea as a plundering pirate entitled Black Jack!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

MarsAttack09-CoverA MarsAttack09-CoverRIMars Attacks #9
John 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 a 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 Covers:
variant Nick Percival 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 Nick Percival!

MarsAttacks_Everything_tpbMars Attacks IDW
Martin Powell, Chris Ryall, Erik Burnham, & Shane McCarthy (w) • Terry Beatty, Andy Kuhn, Alan Robinson, Jose Holder & Matt Frank (a) • John Byrne (c)
The Martians of Mars Attacks invade five different IDW timelines and universes. Popeye, Zombies vs Robots, Kiss, The Real Ghostbusters, and The Transformers each must fight off the threat to their respective worlds.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 162 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-622-3

Bullet points:
• Art gallery with work by Dave Sim, Michael Allred, John Byrne, and more!

KissSolo02_cvrAKiss Solos #2 (of 4): The Starchild
Tom Waltz (w) • Tone Rodriguez (a) • Angel Medina (c)
The Four-Who-Are-One go it alone! It’s the Starchild’s turn to rock a solo riff in “Goodbye”—an interstellar romp featuring a cosmic bounty hunter who needs to bring in one last bad guy in order to return home to his beloved wife forever. The only problem is, nobody’s ever gone after this baddie in his dark domain and survived. But what if there is a star to light the way? Written by Tom Waltz (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and illustrated by Tone Rodriguez (Violent Messiahs).

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
variant Starchild photo cover!

Kiss_Vol21Kiss, Vol. 2
Chris Ryall & Tom Waltz (w) • Wagner Reis & Kenneth Loh (a) • Xermanico (c)
In “Kiss Meets The Phantom” the members of Kiss meet their biggest threat yet, in the form of robotics designer Abner Devereaux and his “daughter,” Christine Sixteen. Meet us in the ladies room in this special homage to the beloved Kiss movie! Also, in “Into The Void,” alongside the enigmatic She, the Four-Who-Are-One fight on a new front in their eternal war of good versus evil–the very interstellar void they call home!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-621-6

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

DRWHOclsscS5_02_covDoctor Who Classics #2
Alan Grant (w) • Martin Griffiths & Cam Smith (a) • Matthew Dow Smith (c)
This series presents Doctor Who strips never before reprinted, and in color for the very first time! In this issue, the complete “Invaders of Gantac” story featuring the Seventh Doctor, written by Alan Grant (Judge Dredd, Batman)!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
Doctor Who Classics is back!
Written by Alan Grant (Judge Dredd, Batman)!

DWIII08-cvr DWIII08-cvrRIDoctor Who #8
Joshua Hale Fialkov (w) • Horacio Domingues (a) • Mark Buckingham (c)
“Space Oddity,” Part 2 of 2: The conclusion of 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 Covers:
variant photo cover!

Bullet points:
Penned by Eisner- and Harvey-nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov!
Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover!

DW_50TH_04-cvrRIDoctor Who: Prisoners of Time #4 (of 12)
Scott & David Tipton (w) • Gary Erskine (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)
Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! Put on your scarves and munch on some jelly babies, as the fan-favprite Fourth 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 Covers:
variant Gary Erskine cover!
variant photo cover of the Fourth Doctor!

Bullet points:
Ask your retailer about the Gary Erskine incentive cover!
Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover featuring the Fourth Doctor as portrayed by Tom Baker!
Each issue will include an essay on the featured Doctor by prominent Whovians. This issue: Dez Skinn, who launched Doctor Who Magazine as head of Marvel UK!

TMNT_TheWorks_HCTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Works, Vol. 1—SPOTLIGHT
Peter Laird & Kevin Eastman (w & a & c)
The first seven issues of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series plus the Raphael Micro-Series issue are collected in this hardcover collection, reproduced in full-color!
HC • FC • $49.99 • 308 pages • 9” x 12” • ISBN 978-1-61377-625-4

Bullet points:
• Collecting the original TMNT issues presented in Color Classics!
• Hardcover format makes for a great bookshelf companion to the hugely-successful ULTIMATE COLLECTIONS.

TMNT_CC_LEO_cvrTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Micro-Series: Leonardo
Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird (w & a & c)
Revisit this TMNT Mirage classic in full glorious color! It’s Christmas and Leonardo is on his own as he fights hordes of attacking Foot Clan across the rooftops of NYC! And if the surprise ambush isn’t enough, just wait until Leo finds out who ordered it.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

TalesTMNTcvr_vol.2_colorsTales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 2
Peter Laird & Kevin Eastman (w) • Jim Lawson (a & c)
Volume 2 contains issues #5–7 including the stories “Complete Carnage and Radical,” “Leatherhead,” and “The Return of Savanti Romero.” Includes all pinups and extra art from each issue.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 116 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-624-7

Bullet points:
• All in brand new color!

Offered Again!
Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 1 TPB • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-416-8

TMNT21_cvrA TMNT21_cvrRITeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #21—SPOTLIGHT
Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Kevin Eastman (a) • Eastman (c)
In this special issue drawn by TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman, the Turtles have struggled to survive against unstoppable enemies and impossible odds. The time has come for the next stage of their training to begin. The lesson turns deadly, though, when a mysterious new opponent arrives and teaches the Turtles they have MUCH left to learn!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Dean Haspiel variant cover!

Bullet points:
TMNT co-creator KEVIN EASTMAN returns to art duties!!
The start of the biggest, most astounding TMNT event yet!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #21—Subscription Variant
Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Kevin Eastman (a & c)
For subscription customers only…sign up at your local comic shop! A variant TMNT cover by Kevin Eastman! Only for loyal subscription box customers!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

TTMNT_Krang_cvrAeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Villain Microseries #1 (of 4): Krang—SPOTLIGHT
Joshua Williamson (w) • Mike Henderson (a) • Tyler Walpole (c)
Krang was not always the feared warlord he is today. Once he was the spoiled prince of a falling dynasty. One disastrous mission to a penal colony planet changed all of that! Stranded by himself and surrounded by enemies, Krang faces the ultimate test for survival! See how this seemingly helpless alien grew to become a legend… and a leader!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Mike Henderson variant cover!

Bullet points:
A brand new set of TMNT Micro-series start now with fan-favorite villain Krang!
Reveals crucial back-story and sets up important story points for the TMNT ongoing series!

TF_MTMTE_16_cvrA_lowresTransformers: More Than Meets the Eye #16
James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Milne, Nick Roche (c)
AFTERMATH! The battle for the Lost Light is over. As the survivors bury the dead, one Autobot begins a secret journey that will change everything. This special issue marks the beginning of “Remain in Light”—the game-changing finale to the first More Than Meets The Eye mega-story arc!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Marcelo Matere variant cover!

Bullet points:
Drift no more!
The calm before the storm—but on the starship Lost Light, nothing is ever very calm!
“Remain in Light” —the story everyone’s been waiting for—begins here!

TF_RiD16_cvrBTransformers: Robots in Disguise #16
John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Griffith, Casey Coller (c)
FINAL BATTLE! The leadership of Cybertron will be decided once and for all! It’s all-out war against the forces of MEGATRON! Will the Autobots wrest control from their attackers—or will the DECEPTICON flag fly over Cybertron forever? Heroes will fall, and nothing will stay the same.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Marcelo Matere variant cover!

Bullet points:
The soul-shattering conclusion to the story began in RID #1!
The beginning of a powerful new direction—if anybody survives this issue!
Heroes will fall—and one shall lead!

TF_RIDTPBV3_cvr_PREVTransformers: Robots In Disguise, Vol. 3
John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli, Brendan Cahill, & Guido Guidi (a) • Tim Seeley (c)
Orion Pax—the former OPTIMUS PRIME—follows a rogue group of DECEPTICONS into one of the greatest mysteries ever to face the AUTOBOTS! Also, The mysterious Metrotitan arrives on CYBERTRON—smashing into the ruins of the legendary Crystal City! Meahwhile, Tensions ratchet up between AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS as violence breaks out in the heart of the city… and PROWL looks for someone to blame. Is DIRGE a convenient target—or the key to what comes next?
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-626-1

Bullet points:
• Collects issues #10–11 and the 2012 Annual.

TF-REGEN_90_CVR_ATransformers Regeneration One #90
Simon Furman (w) • Andrew Wildman (a) • Wildman, Guido Guidi (c)
TOO LITTLE—TOO LATE! As Scorponok’s Dark Reign comes ever closer to spreading right across Cybertron, Grimlock launches a desperate counterstrike, in the face of almost innumerable odds. Does the Dinobot commander really have one last ace up his sleeve, or does his “plan” amount to a glorious—but doomed—last stand?
*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 story of the original TRANSFORMERS comics continues in full force!
Non-stop action as only the classic team of Furman & Wildman can deliver!

TF_Trailcutter_Spotlight_cvTransformers Spotlight: Trailcutter #1
James Roberts (w) • Matt Frank (a) • Frank, Livio Ramondelli (c)
STEALTH ATTACK! Trailcutter has a problem: the Lost Light has been taken over by the Decepticons—and no one else seems to have noticed! Can the Autobots’ defense strategist singlehandedly see off an army of infiltrators? And even if he does, will it convince his crew mates that he’s got more to offer than kind words and forcefields?
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Clayton Crain variant cover!

Bullet points:
An all-new tale set in the midst of the ongoing More Than Meets the Eye series, written by MTMTE’s James Roberts!
Art by Mars Attacks Transformers’ Matt Frank!
The Spotlights build toward the biggest event in Transformers comic history… coming in 2013!

TF_ClassicUK_v04_CVRTransformers Classics: UK, Vol. 4
Simon Furman & Ian Rimmer (w) • Geoff Senior, Will Simpson, Dan Reed, & Jeff Anderson (a) • Andrew Wildman (c)
Classic TRANSFORMERS tales from the UK continuity! These vintage TF stories are presented in order, many published for the first time in the United States! Writer and life-long TF fan James Roberts provides in-depth historical perspective front matter in each volume, and TF UK artist Andrew Wildman provides new covers!
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 296 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-517-2

TF_IDW_COLL_V8_CoverMOCKTransformers: The IDW Collection, Vol. 8
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Mike Costa, & James Roberts (w) • Ulises Farinas, Guido Guidi, Brendan Cahill, Alex Milne, E.J. Su, Livio Ramondelli, & Casey Coller (a) • E.J. Su (c)
The re-presentation of IDW’s Transformers Universe continues in Volume 8! Includes “Heart of Darkness” and issues #19–31 which starts off with the “Chaos Theory” storyline and leads into the final “Chaos” arc of the ongoing series.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 384 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-627-8

JudgeDreddv1Judge Dredd, Vol. 1
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel, Paul Gulacy, Brendan McCarthy, Langdon Foss & Inaki Miranda (a) • Zach Howard (c)
In the 22nd century, crime runs rampant in Mega-City One, home to over 400 million citizens, robots, criminals, and lunatics. The only line of defense between anarchy and chaos are… the Judges. And Judge Dredd is the toughest of them all. IDW is proud to re-introduce Judge Dredd to America in this new series.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-596-7

JudgeDredd-06-cvrRIJudge Dredd #6
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel, David Williams (a) • Zach Howard (c)
Due to massive (and mysterious) technology glitches, Mega-City One continues to spiral into chaos, and Judge Dredd has no weapon, no ride, and no backup. Which wouldn’t be a problem if he didn’t have to square off against an alcoholic face-breaking robot and an entire city seemingly out to kill him!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Mike McKone variant cover!

JudgeDredd_YR1_02-cvrAJudge Dredd: Year One #2 (of 4)
Matt Smith (w) • Simon Coleby (a) • Greg Staples (c)
“The Long Hard Road,” part 2. When juves across sector start manifesting psychic abilities, Dredd must team up for the first time with Psi-Division to combat the spreading chaos. But just what is causing the psi-outbreaks as it crosses the dimensions—and what does it have in store for Mega-City One?

*Variant Covers:
Dave Sim variant cover!

FEVERRIDGE_03cvrFever Ridge: A Tale of MacArthur’s Jungle War #3 (of 8)
Mike Heimos (w) • Nick Runge (a & c)
Fever Ridge returns to the main characters’ saga of World War II in the Southwest Pacific Command. Alone and deep in a still-contested region of New Guinea’s Huon Peninsula, the Scouts come across the remains of a massacred Japanese patrol and meet the men who both perpetrated the ambush, and which would change their lives henceforth…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Nick Runge variant cover!

Bullet points:
This issue illustrates the inspiration and training that produced the elite force known as the Alamo Scouts—General Krueger’s recon/commandos, the precursors to such units as the Green Berets and Navy SEALs.

KillShakespeareIII03-coverAKill Shakespeare: The Tide of Blood #3 (of 5)
Conor McCreery & Anthony Del Col (w) • Andy Belanger (a & c)
With Hamlet in the clutches of Lady Macbeth, Juliet and Romeo grapple with the island’s powers—and their past—to save him and themselves. But another, even greater, threat has entered the stage: Prospero, the mad wizard whose dominion over the island promises a deadly end for our heroes.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Killogy-Issue4_CoverA-printAlan Robert’s Killogy #4 (of 4)
Alan Robert (w & a & c)
“If Martin Scorsese and George Romero had a comic book child… it would probably look like Killogy!” says ComicMonsters.com. Frank Vincent (Goodfellas, The Sopranos), Marky Ramone (The Ramones) and Brea Grant (Heroes, Dexter) take on the zombie apocalypse in this blood-soaked dark comedy from “Crawl to Me” mastermind, Alan Robert. The uber-violent grand finale grabs the undead by the cannolis. Don’t miss it!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
variant Alan Robert cover!

Bullet points:
Comic Hype raves, “Killogy is like PULP FICTION meets SIN CITY and hangs out on the street corner with a cast selection by RESIDENT EVIL.”
For more on the series, check out killogycomic.com!

MemorialDigital02-coverMemorial: Imaginary Fiends #2 (of 3)
Chris Roberson (w) • Rich Ellis (a & c)
Return to the world of MEMORIAL in “Imaginary Fiends.” A little lost girl, a magic china marker, and a dragon named Nox are the keys to restoring the Land of Maybe! Brought to you by Chris Roberson (iZombie), Rich Ellis (Twilight Zone), and Grace Allison (Wander).
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

HauntedHorror_#4aHaunted Horror #4
Various (w & a) • Bernard Baily (c)
The critics are screaming about Haunted Horror!
“We’re talking 1950s contraband horror comics. How sexy is that sentence?” —Bree Ogden, This Literary Life
“The best in classic horror comics.” —Lonnie Nadler, Bloody Disgusting
“Classic stories that haven’t seen the light of day in decades.” —Pedro Cabezuelo, Rue Morgue Magazine
“Juicy vintage comic book horror!” —Larry “Lost Skeleton of Cadavra” Blamire, film director
“With Haunted Horror, you now can be just like one of those juvenile delinquents that Wertham warned about!” —Todd “The Mayor” Franklin, Neato Coolville
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Ditko_Monsters_KongaSteve Ditko’s Monsters, Vol. 2: Konga
Joe Gill (w) • Steve Ditko (a & c)
The genius artist Steve Ditko is a towering monster of awesomeness… and so is the character he chronicled…. KONGA! If you love King Kong–and who doesn’t–you’ll love Konga! Konga battles dinosaurs, mole men, undersea monsters, creatures from beyond space, and the evilest threat of all… the human race! This is the complete Ditko Konga, a whopping 328 pages of giant purple ape comics, including eight pulse-pounding covers, all drawn during the height of Ditko’s prowess concurrent with his creative explosion at Marvel. Includes scripts by the fan-favorite writer Joe Gill and an introduction by Eisner award-winner Craig Yoe! Every page is lovingly restored and the book is a large-format hardcover to showcase the monstrous Ditko art. By the same folks who brought you the acclaimed “The Art of Ditko” and “The Creativity of DItko.”
HC • FC • $34.99 • 328 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-598-1

Bullet points:
• Look for the companion volume, “Ditko Monsters: Gorgo!”

Vitrol03-coverAVitriol the Hunter #3 (of 6)
Billy Martin & Brent Allen (w) • Martin (a & c)
A new terror is unleashed upon the streets of Basilika City—one that can fight in the light! The dominoes are falling perfectly for Barthus’s scheme to overtake humanity. As a puppet in Barthus’s plan, Vitriol tries to climb out of his downward spiral and confront a demon from his past!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
variant Humberto Ramos cover!

Bullet points:
Ask your retailer about the variant Humberto Ramos (Spider-Man, Crimson) cover!

JP05_FCJoe Palooka #5 (of 6)
Mike Bullock (w) • Fernando Peniche (a) • Michael Marsicano (c)
MMA fighter Joe Palooka is a fast-rising star-but his dependence on the dangerous and eccentric billionaire MMA fight team owner Tommy Chang could turn deadly at any moment.  Joe has no choice but to fight a 500-pound Sumo wrestler to prove himself to Tommy Chang and his Team china coaches.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Jace McTier variant 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.

CrawlToMe-LtdBlack01Crawl to Me: Deluxe Limited Black Label Edition
Alan Robert (w & a) • menton3 (c)
The gritty, gut-wrenching tale is housed in a hand-built limited-edition tray case, with a one-of-a-kind full-color illustration 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 • 128 pages • 7.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-670-4

Bullet points:
Limited to 25 copies!
Includes a hand-drawn, full-color illustration from Alan Robert!

via IDW Publishing