SOLICITATIONS: IDW Limited gets dangerous

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Today, IDW Limited announced plans to offer more limited-edition covert action with a deluxe hardcover of DANGER GIRL/G.I. JOE (http://idwlimited.com/series/gi-joe.html). This action-packed crossover will be presented in spectacular fashion with both Black and Red Label editions poised to infiltrate the top shelf of collectors everywhere.

“The great thing about DANGER GIRL/G.I. JOE,” said John Royle, “is you don’t have to know these characters to know you’re going to enjoy this book. This is a perfect jumping-in point and a great read for longtime fans. It’s fun from the first page to the last and that’s exactly what this limited-edition version gives you. From case to cover, it’s all fun and all action!”

DANGER GIRL/G.I.JOE Limited Edition will be presented in two tiers of increasing rarity. The Red Label edition will be limited to just 175 copies, each of which is hand-numbered and signed by DANGER GIRL co-creators J. Scott Campbell and Andy Hartnell, and series artist John Royle.  The Black Label edition will be housed in a hand-built tray case and limited to only 50 copies, with each signed by the same lineup of talented creators and featuring a hand-drawn piece of art from the amazing John Royle.

“DANGER GIRL/G.I.JOE is all about being over-the-top,” said IDW Limited director Jerry Bennington. “The biggest explosions, the most unforgettable Femme Fatales, the ninja-est ninjas! Everything has to be larger-than-life and that’s exactly what IDW Limited delivers with this edition. The awesome cases, the killer new covers, and the amazing artwork from John (Royle). This book EXPLODES off the page. Seriously, we tried to add a detonator but they said something about compliance issues…”

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DANGER GIRL/ G.I. JOE DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$95; BLACK-$300; 124 pages; 10” x 6.5”; Tray Cased Hardcover)

About IDW
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s DOCTOR WHO; Toho’s Godzilla; and comics and trade collections based on novels by worldwide bestselling author, James Patterson. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints; Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.

IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Warner Brothers and Barry Sonnenfeld are attached to adapt LORE into a feature film starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, with Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.

About Hasbro, Inc.
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company dedicated to fulfilling the fundamental need for play for children and families through creative expression of the Company’s world class brand portfolio, including TRANSFORMERS, MONOPOLY, PLAY-DOH, MY LITTLE PONY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, NERF, LITTLEST PET SHOP and G.I. JOE.  From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative play and entertainment experiences, in a variety of forms and formats, anytime and anywhere. The Company’s Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for more than 170 markets around the world, and for the U.S. on The Hub TV Network, part of a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Through the company’s deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens.” Learn more at www.hasbro.com.
via IDW Publishing