IDW Publishing releases America’s Army #9
IDW Publishing and the U.S. Army announced today the digital release of AMERICA’S ARMY COMIC ISSUE #9 and the availability of a printed special edition AMERICA’S ARMY COMIC ISSUE #0 for fans at the upcoming WonderCon show in Anaheim, CA. The America’s Army comics series is available through IDW on the web and virtually every digital platform including the IDW Comics app, ComiXology, Kindle Fire, Nook, Apple iBooks, and Kobo – http://bit.ly/1m5VwF0
In the latest issue, U.S. Army Captain Carl Reed and the Mustang squad have infiltrated a Pipeline facility looking for clues as to why enemy forces have returned to the derelict structure. But when Czervo Special Forces arrive at the facility in droves, the danger of the team being discovered sky rockets in America’s Army Issue #9 – Into the Wolf’s Den.
At WonderCon, fans will be treated to a printed copy of the special edition America’s Army Comic Issue #0, a recap of the first eight issues. America’s Army writer M. Zachary Sherman will be signing comics and collector’s edition posters at IDW’s booth (#309) on Friday, April 18 from 3:00-4:00pm and on Saturday, April 19 from 11:00am -12:00pm.
The America’s Army comic series is based on the highly successful America’s Army PC game (www.americasarmy.com) and provides an inside perspective into the world of Soldiers in the U.S. Army, their assignments and the challenges they face. Follow American forces deployed to the small nation of Czervenia where President-General Kazimir Adzic and his advanced army set upon a campaign of annihilation in the neighboring country of the RDO, setting in motion a mysterious plan that could change the course of world power. A Coalition led by America’s Army must form new experimental combat teams and fight to stop the General’s plot before time runs out.
About America’s Army
America’s Army (www.americasarmy.com) products use innovative technology to provide authentic and entertaining Army experiences that reflect the lives, training, technology, skills, careers and values of a United States Army Soldier. The America’s Army PC Game is the official game of the U.S. Army. For over twelve years America’s Army game players have been able to experience Army-influenced training and missions as they learned about the necessity of values, teamwork and leadership for success. It’s rated T for Teen and can be downloaded free from Steam. The America’s Army Comic series (http://comics.americasarmy.com) lets readers explore the America’s Army storyline and delve deep into Soldiers’ lives when deployed and at home.
About IDW Publishing
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, G.I. JOE and MY LITTLE PONY; Paramount’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2000AD’s Judge Dredd; The Rocketeer; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio, and the multiple award-winning Artist’s Edition imprint.
IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot; Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Warner Brothers are producing a film based on Ashley Wood’s Lore; Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film, Kurtzman/Orci are producing a movie based on Locke & Key at Universal.