SOLICITATIONS: IDW Publishing for August 2013

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IDW Publishing released the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in August 2013.

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T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #1—GEM OF THE MONTH
Phil Hester (w) • Andrea Di Vito (a) • Di Vito x 4 (c)
The T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents are dead, or will soon be, unless new recruit Dynamo can master the incredible but lethal power of the Thunderbelt in time to rescue his teammates from the mysterious Iron Maiden. The timeless heroes return to comics with a vengeance in this blistering first issue from writer Phil Hester (Godzilla, Invincible Universe, Wonder Woman) and artist Andrea Di Vito (Dungeons & Dragons)!
*4 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1-to-1-to-1 ratio
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 25 copies, get one free variant Andrea Di Vito gatefold cover, featuring all 4 agents!

Bullet points:
• The classic Tower Comics characters return!
• It’s “Mad Men meets superheroes” in this all-new ongoing series!
• Collect all 4 interlocking regular covers, or look for the special gatefold cover featuring the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents team as brought to life by series artist Andrea Di Vito!

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #1—Subscription Variant
Phil Hester (w) • Andrea Di Vito (a) • Jerry Ordway (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by the one and only Jerry Ordway! Only for loyal subscription box customers!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

TMNT_Classic_v06_cvr-copyT.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Classics, Vol. 1
Larry Ivie, Len Brown, Bill Pearson, & Steve Skeates (w) • Wally Wood, Reed Crandall, Gil Kane, George Tuska, Mike Esposito, Mike Sekowsky, Frank Giacoia, Dan Adkins, Richard Bassford, Dick Ayers, Joe Orlando, & Tony Coleman (a) • Loston Wallace (c) T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Classics brings back all of the original silver age comics from the beginning. Volume 1 contains issues #1–4 featuring the artwork of such comic luminaries as Wally Wood, Gil Kane, Dan Adkins, Reed Crandall, and more!
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 248 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-689-6
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

Bullet points:
• Contains all stories, text pieces, and pin-ups that were in each issue!
• Classic material collected the way it should be!

WBY03_cvr-copy WBY03_cvrRI-copyWild Blue Yonder #3 (of 5)
Mike Raicht, Austin Harrison (w) • Zach Howard (a & c)
Before he can become a full member of the Dawn, Tug will have to pass one last test… getting past Scram. Plus, the crew of The Dawn will be put to the test when an unexpected attack comes from irradiated Sky-Pirates.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Paulius Zakarauskas variant cover!

Bullet points:
• The stakes are raised and intrigue deepens as battle looms!

Thumbprint03_cvr-copyThumbprint #3 (of 3)
Joe Hill & Jason Ciaramella (w) • Vic Malhotra (a & c)
The list of suspects swells as Mal comes to terms with her past sins. Someone in her life is looking for revenge, and they’re determined to get it. Find out who, in the chilling conclusion of Joe Hill’s Thumbprint.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

 

L&K-Alpha01-covA-copy L&K-Alpha01-covRI-copyLocke & Key: Alpha #1 (of 2)—SPOTLIGHT
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
“Omega and Alpha,” part 1: In the second-to-the-last issue of Locke & Key, the damned and the saved alike will make their final stand in the Drowning Cave, in a clash of blood and fire. The shadows have never been darker and the end has never been closer. Turn the key and open the last door; it’s time to say goodbye.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 48 pages • $7.99
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free variant Shane Leonard photo cover!

Bullet points:
• The finale to Locke & Key! A story so big, it needs two extra-size issues to tell it!
• 32 pages of story plus bonus material!
• Only ONE issue of Locke & Key remains after this!

HPD_Issue4_Cover_FINAL-copyHalf Past Danger #4 (of 6)
Stephen Mooney (w & a & c)
The race is on! Toht and his S.S. have collected enough dinosaur specimens, and are speeding toward the coast in their armored train in order to depart the island. Irish and his team must give chase, and find a way to stop their foes before they can board their ship and deliver their prizes to the Fuhrer.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

 

HPD_Runge_Variant_Cover_Fi-Half Past Danger #4—Subscription Variant
Stephen Mooney (w & a) • Nick Runge (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by Fever Ridge wunderkind, Nick Runge! Only for loyal subscription box customers!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

The Crow: Curare #3 (of 3)
James O’Barr (w) • Antoine Dodé (a) • O’Barr (c)
Detective Joe Salk’s obssession with the dead girl culminates in this final tale of violent retribution as secrets are revealed, debts are paid and lives are forever changed.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

Bullet points:
The latest gripping Crow saga by creator James O’Barr!

Doomsday04-cover-copyDoomsday.1 #4 (of 4)
John Byrne (w & a & c)
Brazil–or what’s left of it. As Yulia prepares to give birth, the team faces a new threat, and finds an unexpected ally.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

 

 

   TOR-CVR-Previews-copyJoe Kubert’s Tor: Artist’s Edition HC
Joe Kubert (w & a & c)
Legendary creator Joe Kubert was responsible for an amazing stream of great works, for more than a sixty year period. Kubert was also the subject of the acclaimed Joe Kubert’s Tarzan: Artist’s Edition that came out last year. Now, in his second IDW Artist’s Edition, we present Joe Kubert’s Tor: Artist’s Edition, collecting four oversized issues and covers, along with the rarely seen Newspaper strip of Tor by Kubert, all in the award-winning Artist’s Edition format.
HC • BW • $95.00 net discount item • 144 Pages • 14” x 20” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-769-5
Expected in-store date: 9/18/13

Bullet points:
• What is an Artist’s Edition?
• AN ARTIST’S EDITION PRESENTS COMPLETE STORIES WITH EACH PAGE SCANNED FROM THE ACTUAL ORIGINAL ART.
• While appearing to be in black & white, each page has been scanned in COLOR to mimic as closely as possible the experience of viewing the actual original art—for example, you are able to clearly see paste-overs, blue pencils in the art, editorial notes, art corrections. Each page is printed the same size as drawn, and the paper selected is as close as possible to the original art board.
• Advance solicited for a September release!

JudgeDredd-10-cvrRI-copyJudge Dredd #10
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel, Jolyon Yates (a) • Daniel (c)
“The Cursed Earth, Pt. 2″—Judge Dredd, along with his multi-eyed precog mutie companion Dannn, fight venture through the Cursed Earth in pursuit of the renegade droids who stole the only thing that can save Mega-City One. Horrific obstacles stand in their way… but none more horrific than the worst backwoods criminal posse ever to set foot on irradiated soil: the Angel Gang! When these longtime fan-favorite villains make their U.S. debut, you’d better make sure your dial is set to “brutal”…
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free variant James Biggie cover!

JudgeDredd_CLASSICS02_cvrA-Judge Dredd Classics #2
John Wagner, Alan Grant (w) • Steve Dillon, Brian Bolland, Ron Smith (a) • Jim Fern (c)
“Block Mania” continues here! Mega-City One is in the grips of Block Madness, and Dredd must track down the villain who poisoned his city and turned everyone against each other. Close calls and espionage abound in this re-colored collection of Judge Dredd classics.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

JDCEvol2-cvr-copyJudge Dredd: The Carlos Ezquerra Collection, Vol. 2
John Wagner (w) • Carlos Ezquerra (a & c)
More Judge Dredd from the artist that first brought him to life! This second collection of Carlos Ezquerra-illustrated stories includes “The Apocalypse War” as well as “Robot Wars,” “Kirby’s Demon,” “Rights of Succession,” and more.
HC • B&W • $49.99 • 248 pages • 9.25” x 12” • ISBN 978-1-61377-724-4
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

Bullet points:
• With an introduction by Judge Dredd Co-creator John Wagner!

Offered Again!
Judge Dredd: The Carlos Ezquerra Collection, Vol. 1 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-550-9
Judge Dredd: The Complete Brian Bolland • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-488-5

XFiless10_03_cvrA-copy XFiless10_03_cvrRI-copyThe X-Files: Season 10 #3
Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh (a) • Carlos Valenzuela, photo (c)
“Believers,” Part 3 of 5: The Acolytes are seeking Scully’s lost son, William, and Dana realizes there’s more than meets the eye to her abductor, known only as the Deacon. Meanwhile, Mulder uncovers more of the truth than he can handle when an old, cigarette-smoking “friend” pays him a visit.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Carlos Valenzuela, 1 photo)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 25 copies, get one free variant menton3 cover!

Bullet points:
• Agents Mulder and Scully are back!
• Continuing the story where the TV show and movies left off!
• Ask your retailer about the menton3 variant cover, featuring the Cigarette Smoking Man!

XFiless10_03_cvrSUB-copyThe X-Files: Season 10 #3—Subscription Variant
Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh (a) • Andrew Currie (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist at your local comic shop! A variant cover by artist Andrew Currie, featuring the Cigarette Smoking Man! Only for loyal subscription box customers!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

 

DinosaursAttack02_cvr-copyDinosaurs Attack #2 (of 5)
Gary Gerani (w) • Herb Trimpe, George Freeman, Earl Norem (a) • Norem (c)
The thrilling DINOSAURS ATTACK! saga continues as Washington D.C. is infested by a flock of pteranodons, with disbelieving politicians their terrified victims of choice. Meanwhile, stalwart scientists try to reverse their terrible mistake and send the prehistoric predators back into the Jurassic past, where they belong.  But will an evil force beyond anyone’s control stand in the way of these Earth-saving efforts?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

Bullet points:
• The lost epic restored!

FEVERRIDGE_05cvr-copy Fever Ridge: A Tale of MacArthur’s Jungle War #5 (of 8)
Mike Heimos (w) • Nick Runge (a & c)
The submarine SS-47 drops off Erik, Blackie and the other members of Hind Team, with the von Stierland crew’s Yauwii along as a guide, for their first covert mission as Alamo Scouts—a mission that undoubtedly will affect the Pacific War, and ultimately may impact the entire world.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Will Sliney variant cover!

FEVERRIDGE_DBD-copyFever Ridge: A Tale of MacArthur’s Jungle War, Vol. 1
Mike Heimos (w) • Nick Runge (a & c)
The South Pacific theatre of World War II is usually seen from the perspective of the Marines fighting from Guadalcanal to Okinawa. Unsung in WWII fiction is the story of the 6th Army’s 6th Infantry Division (“the Sightseein’ Sixth”) and their jungle commandoes, the Alamo Scouts, under the command of Gen. Walter Kreuger, the trusted and savvy lieutenant of “America’s Caesar,” Douglas MacArthur. Fever Ridge is the story of a secret that could have changed the War, and the world.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-702-2
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

Bullet points:
• Collects issues #1–4!

RocketeerSpirit02_cvrA-copyThe Rocketeer/The Spirit: Pulp Friction! #2 (of 4)
Mark Waid (w) • Paul Smith (a & c)
The most pulp-tastic crossover of all time continues! What is the TV Terror that threatens all of Los Angeles—and how can the Rocketeer and the Spirit hope to combat such a futuristic menace? Plus—it’s the Peevey/Dolan team, together again at last!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

Bullet points:
• Continuing the ground-breaking crossover between the two greatest creations of two legendary creators, Will Eisner and Dave Stevens!

The Rocketeer/The Spirit: Pulp Friction! #2—Subscription Variant
Mark Waid (w) • Paul Smith (a) • Darwyn Cooke & J. Bone (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by the one and only Darywn Cooke, inked by J. Bone! A Rocketeer cover that connects to Darwyn’s Rocketeer cover for #1, creating one great piece! Only for loyal subscription box customers!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

HauntedHorror_#6_HR-copyHaunted Horror #6
various (w & a) • Bernard Baily (c)
These creepy, eerie comics from vaults of horror will appall you, shock you, horrify you, disgust you, make you throw up in your mouth a little–in other words… you’ll LOVE them! Read and see the brilliant art of the best 1950s comics that your mom, Dr. Fredric Werthless, and the U.S. Senate didn’t want you to see! Don’t miss this!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

Popeye_Classic_13_Cover-copPopeye Classics #13
Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)
Popeye #13 is your lucky vintage comic reissue from 1950! Your favorite superhero, Popeye, starts with a hearty “Arf! Arf!” on the cover and you’ll be laughing right along with the two-fisted sailor all through this thick 52-page Bud Sagendorf classic!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 52 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Mary Fleener variant cover!

KissSolo_TPB-copyKiss Solo
Chris Ryall & Tom Waltz (w) • Angel Medina, Tone Rodriguez, Ricardo Castro & Alan Robinson (a) • Angel Medina (c)
The Four-Who-Are-One go it alone! The Demon, Starchild, Celestial, and Catman each get the spotlight shined on them in four individual tales by Writers Chris Ryall and Tom Waltz who are joined by artists Angel Medina, Tone Rodriguez, Ricardo Castro and Alan Robinson.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-707-7
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

KissKids01_cvrA-copy KissKids01_cvrRI-copyKISS Kids #1 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT
Chris Ryall, Tom Waltz (w) • Jose Holder (a & c)
Presenting the adventures of Li’l Demon, Starchild, Catkid, and Spacey… the KISS Kids gang! This rockin’ new comic offers adventures for all ages (and many in-jokes and familiar characters for the KISS faithful, too). No blood or fire here, just laughs and fun tales of the little costumed maniacs and the crazy town in which they live.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free variant Jose Holder “Kiss (Kids) Album” cover!

Bullet points:
• KISS goes all-ages in this fun, accessible new series for fans old and new!
• Each issue features a famous KISS album cover recreation with the KISS Kids in the starring role!

KissKids01_cvrSUB-copyKISS Kids #1 Subscription Variant
Chris Ryall, Tom Waltz (w) • Bruce Timm (c)
But… this subscription-variant cover isn’t even a kid at all? True! But it *is* a great image by animation whiz Bruce Timm, anyway! Who can resist that? And inside the comic, the same kid-friendly content as the regular issue.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

 

GODZILLA03_CovRI-copyGodzilla: Rulers of Earth #3
Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank (a & c)
San Diego has become the latest victim of a monstrous invasion from the sea. With Godzilla recovering from his last destructive battle it’s up to a familiar face to fight off the mysterious Destoroyah swarm!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Jeff Zornow variant cover!

Bullet points:
• The biggest monster action to grace the page yet!

GB-NEW07-coverB_LOWRES-copy GB-NEW07-coverB-copyGhostbusters #7
Erik Burnham (w) • Evan “Doc” Shaner (a) Dan Schoening, Alberto Muriel (c)
While Egon Spengler and Roger Baugh are on their journey into the mind of Melnitz, we pick up with Venkman, Stantz, and Kylie Griffin off the eastern coast of Long Island, where they seek out a spectral ship that first sank sometime in the 1860s! And where is Winston in all this? VEGAS, BABY!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 9-to-1 ratio (9 Dan Schoening, 1 Alberto Muriel)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

D&D_Cutter04_CoverA-copyDungeons & Dragons: Cutter #4 (of 5)
R.A. & Geno Salvatore (w) • David Baldeon (a) • Steve Ellis, Baldeon (c)
Tos’un Armgo and his wife, Sinnafain, search the Kingdom of Many Arrows for their daughter, Doum’wielle… but it may be too late. Doum’wielle wields the sentient sword called Khazid’hea—the Cutter—and with it, the terrible, corrupting power it entails.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 9-to-1 ratio (9 Steve Ellis, 1 David Baldeon)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

Bullet points:
• Written by Drizzt creator R.A. Salvatore and Drizzt comics co-writer Geno Salvatore!
• Incredible art by X-Men Legacy’s David Baldeon
• Ties in directly to this summer’s R.A. Salvatore D&D novel!

DWIII12-cvrA-copy DWIII12-cvrRI-copyDoctor Who #12
Andy Diggle & Eddie Robson (w) • Andy Kuhn (a) • Mark Buckingham, photo (c)
The big bad revealed at last! The yearlong mystery of the Hypothetic Gentleman and his identity has finally been unraveled by the Doctor, but is it too late to save himself, Clara and the other misplaced residents of “sky world”? Join us for the finale of “Sky Jacks” to find out!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 9-to-1 ratio (9 Mark Buckingham, 1 photo)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

Bullet points:
• The climactic arc of Andy Diggle’s first year comes to a shattering conclusion!
• Ask your retailer about the photo variant cover!

DW_POT8-cvrRI-copy DW_Prisners08-cvrB-copyDoctor Who: Prisoners of Time #8 (of 12)
Scott & David Tipton (w) • Roger Langridge (a) • Francesco Francavilla, Dave Sim (c)
Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! The Eighth Doctor takes the spotlight in this issue of a 12-part epic adventure featuring all 11 incarnations of the Doctor! After helping him defeat the Master, the Doctor attempts to convince Grace Holloway to join him on his travels, in this untold tale!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 9-to-1 ratio (9 Francesco Francavilla, 1 Dave Sim)
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13
*Retailer incentives:
Order 25 copies, get one free variant photo cover of the Eighth Doctor!

Bullet points:
• Ask your retailer about the Dave Sim variant cover!
• Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover featuring the Eighth Doctor as portrayed by Paul McGann!
• Each issue will include an essay on the featured Doctor by prominent Whovians. This issue: Scott Gray, former Doctor Who Magazine editor.
• Each issue features interconnected covers by Eisner Award-winning artist Francesco Francavilla!

DW_HC_Mock_HC03-copyDoctor Who Series I: Winter’s Dawn, Season’s End
Tony Lee, Jonathan L. Davis, Matthew Dow Smith, & Al Davison (w) • Al Davison, Matthew Dow Smith, Blair Shedd, & Kelly Yates (a) • N/A (c)
The complete 16-issue Series I featuring the 10th Doctor, as portrayed by David Tennant, plus the 2010 Annual are collected in this oversized hardcover. Writer Tony Lee is joined by artists such as Matthew Dow Smith, Al Davison, Blair Shedd, and Kelly Yates to bring you the last comic adventures of the 10th Doctor!
HC • FC • $49.99 • 408 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-701-5
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

Bullet points:
• Over 16 issues of Doctor Who comics!

TMNT_Animate02_cvr-copyTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures #2
Kenny Byerly (w) • Dario Brizuela (a & c)
The plant-astic villain SNAKEWEED returns! With the entire city in jeopardy, the Turtles will have to split up and race against the clock! Only some quick thinking from our favorite brothers will save the day this time!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free variant Ben Bates cover!

Bullet points:
• More animated-style awesomeness than you can handle!

TMNTAnimatedv2_cvr-NEW-copy TMNTAnimatedv2_cvrMOCK-copyTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Animated, Vol. 2: New Friend, Old Enemy
Various (w & a & c)
Read along and re-live the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon action with Leo, Donnie, Mikey, Raph, April, and Shredder in these young reader volumes, bringing this top-rated cartoon straight from the screen to the comic page! Adapts the television episodes “Never Say Never” and “The Gauntlet.”
TPB • FC • $7.99 • 112 pages • 5” x 7” • ISBN 978-1-61377-753-4
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

Bullet points:
• Great For Kids!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics, Vol. 6
Rick McCollum, Bill Anderson, Paul Jenkins & Rick Arthur (w) • McCollum, Anderson, Arthur & A.C. Farley (a) • Michael Dooney (c)
TMNT Classics Continues! Volume 6 collects issues #42–44, which includes “Turtle Dreams,” “Juliet’s Revenge,” and “Halls of Lost Legends.”
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-712-1
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

Bullet points:
• All in beautiful new color!

TMNT25_cvrA-copy TMNT25_cvrRI-copyTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #25
Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Mateus Santolouco, Eastman (a) • Santolouco, Eastman (c)
“CITY FALL” part 4: City Fall continues as Shredder reveals his new second-in-command: Leonardo! While the underworld readies their armies, the Turtles must come together if they have any hope of saving their brother. Don’t miss this landmark 25th issue that sees the launch of a full-scale war on New York City! The Savate, Foot Clan, and Slash are all back — along with a couple of shocking special guests!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free variant Mark Buckingham cover!
Order 25 copies, get one free Kevin Eastman prototype variant cover!

Bullet points:
• Layouts from co-creator Kevin Eastman!
• The action heats up as the Foot attack!

TMNT_Karai_cvrA-copyTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Villain Microseries #5: Karai
Erik Burnham (w) • Cory Smith (a) • Tyler Walpole (c)
Karai, a deadly assassin, is the embodiment of the Foot Clan. But it was not always that way! Explore the shadowy history of this complicated character and see exactly how far her ambition takes her! Secrets from the past and present revealed!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Cory Smith variant cover!

Bullet points:
• Ties directly into mega-event “City Fall”!
• Fan-favorite team of TMNT Micro-Series #5: Splinter returns!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: 100-Penny Press
Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz (w) • Dan Duncan (a & c)
Witness the return of the original heroes in a half-shell to comics, for only one dollar! Leonardo, Donatello, Michaelangelo, and Raphael bring their ninja aptitude and teenage attitude to IDW Publishing in this ongoing, action-packed series. Featuring a cast of familiar characters—Master Splinter, April O’Neill, Casey Jones, and more—and true to the spirit of the original comics created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES are bigger and badder than ever, and here’s where it all began!
FC • 32 pages • $1.00
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

MLPAnimatedv1_Cover-copy MLPAnimatedv1-copyMy Little Pony: The Magic Begins
Various (w & a & c)
The celebrated animated series comes to book shelves! Revisit the habitants of Equestria and learn about the magic that friendship brings in this adaptation of the television series.
TPB • FC • $7.99 • 112 pages • 5” x 7” • ISBN 978-1-61377-754-1
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

Bullet points:
• The hit TV series in comic book form!

MyLittlePonyCVRGALLERY-cvr-My Little Pony Cover Gallery! #1
Various (a & c)
Cover-to-cover Ponies in this special Cover Gallery! Many beloved, rare, hard-to-find, and fan-favorite My Little Pony covers are collected here in this 32-page art extravaganza!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

 

 

 

MyLittlePony10-cvrA-copy MyLittlePony10-cvrRI-copyMy Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #10
Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Price, Tony Fleecs (c)
The trials and tribulations of Big Mac continue! His epic journey continues, as Big Mac must come face to face with some of the most unique citizens of Ponyville. DRAMA! REVELATIONS! DANCING! This one’s got it all!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Katie Cook variant cover!

MyLittlePonyMICRO07-cvrRI-cMy Little Pony: Mane 6 Micro-Series #7: Cutie Mark Crusaders
Ted Anderson (w) • Ben Bates (a) • Amy Mebberson, Bates (c)
On a hike through the woods the Cutie Mark Crusaders come across a creature unlike anything they’ve ever seen! When their new friend shows off an incredible ability, the Crusaders see an opportunity to earn their Cutie Marks! But their new friend is hiding an important secret that is sure to have a big impact on our tiny trio!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Sara Richard variant cover!

Bullet points:
• Could this be the turning point from Cutie Mark Crusaders to Cutie Mark Owners??

CobraFiles05-coverA-copyG.I. Joe: The Cobra Files #5
Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Werther Dell’edera, Fuso (c)
Everyone on the COBRA FILES team is reeling from the previous mission. Everyone but CLOCKSPRING. He’s got other things on his mind. Dejected and bitter over FLINT and CHAMELEON’s recent tryst, he’s starting to listen to TOMAX’s sinister advice… and thinking of taking matters into his own hands.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Riley Rossmo variant cover!

Bullet points:
• The origin of Clockspring… and what it means to the G.I. Joe team!
• Covert operations have never been more undercover!

GIJOE_SM06_cvrRI-copyG.I. Joe: Special Missions #6
Chuck Dixon (w) • Will Rosado (a) • Paul Gulacy, James Biggie (c)
G.I. JOE has tracked a downed COBRA satellite to the lair of a vicious gang of motorcycle marauders called THE DREADNOKS! The bad news keeps coming with the re-appearance of ZARTAN as the leader of the biker maniacs and they have three G.I. JOE members captive! It’s up to ROADBLOCK and SPIRIT to rescue their brother warriors and stop ZARTAN before he turns himself into a weapon of mass destruction.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Jim Rugg variant cover!

Bullet points:
• OPERATION DEADFALL rolls on!
• Action and suspense in the Australian outback.

GIJOE-new07-covB-copyG.I. Joe #7
Fred Van Lente (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Jamal Igle, Kurth (c)
COBRA TAKES MANHATTAN! It was inevitable once the G.I. JOE team relocated that COBRA COMMANDER would put the Big Apple squarely in his sights. But the BARONESS and DESTRO are cooking up some schemes of their own… the question is: will those schemes make them allies to DUKE and company?
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Ryan Dunlavey “Intern of Cobra” variant cover!

Bullet points:
• Steve Kurth returns—and so does the BARONESS!
• The hot new direction continues!

GIJOE-Homefront-copyG.I. JOE, Vol. 1: Homefront
Fred Van Lente (w) • Steve Kurth (a & c)
The truth is out: the world knows the G.I. JOE team is real. Now Duke leads his squad directly into the public eye, confronting COBRA on American soil! Fred Van Lente and Steve Kurth lead the charge taking G.I. JOE in a new direction.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-705-3
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

Bullet points:
• Collects issues #1–5 of the new series!

GI_Joe-RAH193-covA-copy GI_Joe-RAH193-covRI-copyG.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #193
Larry Hama (w) • Sergio Cariello (a) S L Gallant (c)
While SNAKE EYES and SCARLETT get some well-deserved rest in the mountains, G.I. JOE prepares to take COBRA to task… but things won’t be that easy, once COBRA COMMANDER unveils his ultimate plan. It’s a countdown to catastrophe in G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO!
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Larry Hama variant sketch cover!

GIJOE_Complete_vol03_cvr_N-G.I JOE: The Complete Collection, Vol. 3
Larry Hama (w) • Larry Hama, Steve Leialoaha, Marie Severin, Frank Springer, Rod Whigham, & Sheldon Goh (a) • N/A (c)
G.I. JOE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION presents the full run of original A REAL AMERICAN HERO stories, along with ½ issues, such as “The Tiger And The Teapot,” into the proper reading order. Also, includes informative front matter by Mark W. Bellomo, issues notes, and character and vehicle profiles.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 300 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-706-0
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

Bullet points:
• Collects issues #25–33 of A REAL AMERICAN HERO and Issue #1 of the G.I. JOE YEARBOOK.

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G.I. JOE: The Complete Collection, Vol. 1 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-396-3
G.I. JOE: The Complete Collection, Vol. 2 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-619-3

Transformers: Prelude
Nick Roche, John Barber, & James Roberts (w) • Steve Kurth, Chee, Nick Roche, David Daza, Matt Frank, & Agustin Padilla (a) • Nick Roche (c)
The Spotlight falls on Orion Pax, Thundercracker, Megatron, Bumblebee, Trailcutter, and Hoist in this collection of six individual stories that explain an important moment in each character’s life. From the distant past to current events each story adds to Cybertronian lore.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-716-9
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

Bullet points:
• Collecting all the hit TRANSFORMERS Spotlight issues!

TF_RiD20_cvrB-copy TF_RiD20_cvrRI-copyTransformers: Robots in Disguise #20
John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Griffith, Casey Coller (c)
NEW CYBERTRON! It’s a brand new day—and STARSCREAM is in charge! But running a planet isn’t as easy as it looks… if BUMBLEBEE couldn’t do it, why does the former DECEPTICON think he can?
2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free variant Livio Ramondeli cover, interconnected with issues 21 and 22!

Bullet points:
• Introducing fan-favorite character RATTRAP into the world of ROBOTS IN DISGUISE!
• The dawn of a new age—or the end of everything?!
• The countdown to DARK CYBERTRON continues!

TF_MTMTE_20_cvrA-copyTransformers: More Than Meets the Eye #20
James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Milne, Sean Chen (c)
NOWHERE TO RUN! The end is nigh for the surviving members of the Lost Light crew, as enemies old and new move in for the kill. But on the fringes of known space, an ancient visionary is about to eliminate the Cybertronian race with a wave of his hand.
2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free variant Nick Roche cover!

Bullet points:
• The penultimate part of the shocking Remain in Light!
• Not for the faint-hearted!

TF-REGEN_94_CVR_B-copyTransformers Regeneration One #94
Simon Furman (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Andrew Wildman, Guidi (c)
CYBERTRON UNDER SIEGE! As BLUDGEON’s Blitz Engines wreak havoc, the AUTOBOTS struggle to muster a response to a threat that feels all too close to home! But their “greatest warrior,” ULTRA MAGNUS, has problems of his own… in the shape of a fighting mad GALVATRON. It’s the clash of titans you’ve (almost) never seen before!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free Geoff Senior variant cover!

Bullet points:
• Cover-to-cover battle action!
• ULTRA MAGNUS versus GALVATRON—the rematch of the millennium!

TF_MOSTRO03_CVR-copyTransformers: Monstrosity #3 (of 4)
Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Ramondelli x 3 (c)
MEGATRON UNCHAINED! In the early days of the war, MEGATRON—exiled on JUNKION—battles to reclaim the throne of CYBERTRON. But the TERRORCONS have other ideas… Meanwhile, GRIMLOCK and the DINOBOTS threaten OPTIMUS PRIME’s fledgling republic!
*3 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

Bullet points:
• In print for the first time!
• Terror on Junkion!

TF_PrimeHunters04_cvrA-copy TF_PrimeHunters04_cvrRI-copTransformers Prime: Beast Hunters #4
Mairghread Scott & Mike Johnson (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Ken Christiansen (c)
PRIMEVAL PREDATORS! The DINOBOTS have stumbled upon some of SHOCKWAVE’S old experiments… now they are running rampant across the Cybertronian underground. It’s up to GRIMLOCK and SWOOP to subdue the enemy! But with pressure mounting and his foes wreaking havoc, can GRIMLOCK keep his own rage in check?
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 25 copies, get one free animation art variant cover!

TF_PrimeHunters04_cvrSUB-coTransformers Prime: Beast Hunters #4—Subscription Variant
Mairghread Scott & Mike Johnson (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Michael Lark (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by artist Michael Lark! Only for loyal subscription box customers!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

 

ST-movieII24-coverA-copy ST-movieII24-coverRI-copyStar Trek #24
Mike Johnson (w) • Claudia Balboni (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)
The adventures of Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise crew continue in an all-new adventure that follows the events of the hit film STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS and the new STAR TREK video game! A classic enemy returns in this story overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci. Beware… THE GORN!
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FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free variant Tim Bradstreet sketch cover!
Order 20 copies, get one free variant Photo Cover!

ST_BestKlingonsCVR-copyStar Trek: Best of Klingons
Scott Tipton, David Tipton, Mike W. Barr (w) • David Messina, Tom Sutton, Ricardo Villigran (a) • Sharp Bros. (c)
Sharpen your bat’leth and prepare for war in this collection of unforgettable Klingon tales from the Star Trek universe. Including the original 4-part DC start to The Original Series as well as the 6-issue “Klingons: Blood Will Tell” series by Scott and David Tipton, this volume is fierce and loyal to the Empire. Heghlu’meH QaQ jajvam!
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 234 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-725-1
Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

Star Trek: 100-Penny Press
Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)
The Hundred Penny Press returns! One dollar versions of crucial IDW books! First up, STAR TREK #1! The ongoing series that picked up where the blockbuster 2009 film left off! Featuring the new cast of the film, these missions re-imagine the stories from the original series in the alternate timeline created by the film, along with new threats and characters never seen before! With creative collaboration from STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!
FC • 32 pages • $1.00
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

VisualFunkCoverCrop-copyVisual Funk: Jim Mahfood Art
Jim Mahfood (w & a & c)
Jim Mahfood aka Food One’s sixteen year long professional career has spanned across the fields of comic books, illustration, animation, advertising art, murals, gallery shows, body painting, and live art in bars and nightclubs. This is Mahfood’s first 250 page classy hardcover art book, featuring the absolute best of his diverse work, from finished art, sketches, behind the scenes concepts, never before seen drawings and designs, photographs of painted girls, and more. Mahfood’s style, the neo-psychedelic Visual Funk, is a combination of various influences that Jim has managed to turn into a recognizable brand, garnering a loyal following across the globe. This book is a must-have for comic book fans, art lovers, and pop culture connoisseurs alike!
HC • FC • $49.99 • 256 pages • 9.5” x 12.5” • ISBN 978-1-61377-723-7
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

SamKieth02-copySam Kieth: Samplings and Dabblings – A Cartoon Art Museum Exhibition
Sam Kieth (w & a & c)
An 80 page retrospective of Sam Kieth’s work, coinciding with a major exhibition at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco. Featuring scores of gorgeous art, all scanned from Sam’s personal collection and archives. Plus, an in depth interview with Sam as conducted by comics historian and Cartoon Art Museum Curator Andrew Farago!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 80 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-771-8
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

AmeliaCole_Cover-copyAmelia Cole and the Unknown World—CERTIFIED COOL
Adam P. Knave & D.J. Kirkbride (w) • Nick Brokenshire (a & c)
Amelia Cole lives in two worlds–literally. One runs on magic; the other is built on technology. When the barriers between both worlds start to break down, Amelia and her Aunt Dani must take extreme action. It’s the start of a whole new world in adventure, magic, and excitement as Amelia Cole steps forward to do what she knows is right, even when the consequences might be wrong.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-700-8
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

Bullet points:
• All six issues are collected in print for the first time!

vwars_cover_hires_edited-coV-Wars Paperback
Jonathan Maberry, Nancy Holder, John Everson, Yvonne Navarro, Scott Nicholson, James A. Moore, Keith R.A. DeCandido, & Gregory Frost (w) • Trevor Hutchison (c)
They are already here. They hide among us. They hunt us. They feed on us. They ARE us. V-Wars is the chronicle of the first Vampire War. From the savage murders committed by patient zero of the plague to full-out battles with vampire terrorist cells, these are the stories of the most terrifying war mankind has ever faced.
TPB • $9.99 • 384 pages • 4.1875” x 7.5” • ISBN 978-1-61377-717-6
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

Bullet points:
• Now available in paperback!

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V-Wars HC • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-151-8

ZVR-TMWcvr-HC-a-copyZombies vs Robots: This Means War Ltd HC (PROSE)
Jesse Bullington, Nancy Collins, Lincoln Crisler, Brea Grant, Robert Hood, Nicholas Kaufmann, James A. Moore, Norman Prentiss, Rachel Swirsky & Steve Rasnic Tem (w) • Fabio Listrani (a & c)
A Signed, Limited version of the First ZVR Prose Collection in a slipcase! 11 Original Stories of Zombie on Robot Action–and Vice Versa! ZVR: THIS MEANS WAR! takes IDW’s splatterific Zombie vs Robots comic book series–created by writer Chris Ryall and artist Ashley Wood–and expands it in ways that will redefine both zombie and robot fiction. A shambling cohort of top horror and fantasy writers from across the globe (okay, Canada, England, Australia, and Bakersfield) have devoted themselves to making evocative word-pictures in your brain of this delicious cult series.
HC • FC • $60.00 • 342 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN 978-1-61377-773-2
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

Bullet points:
• This signed hardcover edition is limited to 400 copies and has 13 different creator signatures!
• A Zombies vs Robots film is in development at Sony Pictures with Michael Bay’s production company.

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Zombies vs Robots: Z-Boys Ltd HC • FC • $39.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-239-3
Zombies vs Robots: This Means War SC • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-143-3
Zombies vs Robots: Women on War SC • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-407-6

Rip6_PR-copyRip Kirby, Vol. 6
Fred Dickenson (w) • John Prentice (a & c)
In Volume 6, Rip Kirby enters the Swinging Sixties and artist John Prentice has made the strip completely his own. He would soon receive the National Cartoonist Society award for “Best Story Strip Cartoonist” in 1966 and 1967. Fred Dickenson, who had been writing the strip with series originator Alex Raymond, keeps the continuity going for Prentice’s exquisite art. The strips are reproduced from the original King Features Syndicate proofs, insuring that every daily will look even better than when they were first published in newspapers over fifty years ago.
HC • PC • $49.99 • 288 pages • 11” x 10” • ISBN 978-1-61377-710-7
Expected in-store date: 8/28/13

Bullet points:
• Contains more than 800 comics, every one from June 8, 1959 to February 10, 1962.

Torpedo-Book_4_MOCKcover-coTorpedo, Vol. 4
Enrique Sanchez Abuli (w) • Jordi Bernet (a & c)
Enrique Sanchel Abuli and Jordi Bernet’s masterpiece is a darkly humorous exploration of the criminal underbelly in 1930s New York City. Abuli’s distinctive narrative builds the story over time and Bernet’s Masterful renditions of the title character and the city he inhabits are stunningly cinematic.
TPB • B&W • $17.99 • 144 pages • 8.5” x 11” ISBN 978-1-61377-713-8
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

Bullet points:
• Now in paperback!

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Torpedo, Vol. 1 • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-516-5
Torpedo, Vol. 2 • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-569-1
Torpedo, Vol. 3 • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-641-4

MR_bootleg-CVR-MOCKonly-copMichael Recycle Meets Bootleg Peg
Ellie Patterson (w) • Alexandra Columbo (a & c)
It’s the new installment of Michael Recycle! Our caped-clean-Earth-crusader is on the job and turning his attention to a new frontier–the high seas! Read along as Michael rights another environmental wrong in this colorful, fun book that’s perfect for young readers.
HC • FC • $17.99 • 28 pages • 10.5” x 11.5” • ISBN 978-1-61377-708-4
Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

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