IDW Publishing sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in August 2018.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Bebop & Rocksteady Hit the Road! #1 (of 5)
Ben Bates & Dustin Weaver (w) • Ben Bates (a) • Nick Pitarra (c)
Everyone’s favorite mutated masters of mayhem, Bebop and Rocksteady, are road tripping back to NYC! But before they can get started on their journey across America, they run into a crazy old enemy who’s bent on derailing their trip before it can begin!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The sequel to the hit TMNT: Bebop and Rocksteady Destroy Everything!
The most insane TMNT tale of the year and possibly ever!
Weekly in August!
Variant covers Cory Smith, and Kevin Eastman!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Bebop & Rocksteady Hit the Road! #2 (of 5)
Ben Bates & Dustin Weaver (w) • Ben Bates (a) • Nick Pitarra (c)
When Bebop and Rocksteady run into a major roadblock, they’re forced to do the unimaginable—get real jobs!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Variant cover by Ulises Farinas!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Bebop & Rocksteady Hit the Road! #3 (of 5)
Ben Bates & Dustin Weaver (w) • Dustin Weaver (a) • Nick Pitarra (c)
Time-travelling menace Savanti Romero returns to enlist Bebop and Rocksteady again… but he’s brought a whole heap of trouble back with him from the 79th dimension!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Variant cover by Giannis Milonogiannis!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Bebop & Rocksteady Hit the Road! #4 (of 5)
Ben Bates & Dustin Weaver (w) • Dustin Weaver (a) • Nick Pitarra (c)
Bebop and Rocksteady’s trail of destruction has got them a lot of attention… including from the government who’s sending an army to stop them!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Variant cover by Buster Moody!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Bebop & Rocksteady Hit the Road! #5 (of 5)
Ben Bates & Dustin Weaver (w) • Ben Bates (a) • Nick Pitarra (c)
Bebop and Rocksteady’s road trip reaches its crazed conclusion as old enemies from their trip catch up and a brand new unbeatable foe stands between them and their home!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Variant cover by Aaron Conley!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #85
Tom Waltz & Kevin Eastman (w) • Brahm Revel (a & c)
Leatherhead returns to New York, and this time, he’s got one goal in mind—the destruction of the Turtles!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Fan-favorite character Leatherhead in a battle with the TMNT like we’ve never seen before!
Variant cover by David O’Sullivan!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe #25
Ian Flynn (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Freddie Williams II (c)
Leonardo tests his fledgling abilities on the astral plane only to find himself dangerously outmatched when he comes face to face with the villainous Kitsune!
FC • 32 pages • $4.99

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Amazing painted art by Nelson Daniel!
Fantastic final issue!
Variant cover by Tom Velez!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Urban Legends #4
Gary Carlson (w) • Frank Fosco (a & c)
This is it! Fans demanded it and IDW Publishing listened! The entire TMNT Volume 3, reproduced for the first time ever in full four-color glory! As all-out war wages between his brothers and the forces of Warlord Komodo, the most mechanically minded of the Turtles returns—as a living machine! And you’ll never believe whose side he’s on!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Featuring new cover art by Frank Fosco and TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman!
Variant cover by Kevin Eastman!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection, Vol. 3
Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird (w) • Eric Talbot, Jim Lawson (a) • Kevin Eastman (c)
A thorough look back at the TMNT’s comic book origins with their first stories plus insightful annotations from co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Rediscover the underground roots of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with this special collection of Mirage Studios’ issues #12, 14, 15, 17, and 19–21 including the stories “Survivalists,” “The Unmentionables,” “Dome Doom,” and the multi-part “Return to New York.” This series is perfect for fans to relive the glorious days of the Turtles’ origins as well as an excellent place for new readers to see where the TMNT phenomenon began.
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 292 pages • 7-5/8” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-330-8

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Advance solicited for September release!
The best-selling hardcover series now presented in paperback.

Dungeons & Dragons: Evil at Baldur’s Gate #5
Jim Zub (w) • Francesco Mortarino (a) • Max Dunbar (c)
Brave Boo—Hamster Quest
Boo has traveled far and wide as companion to Minsc the Beloved Ranger, but there comes a time in every hamster’s life when they must stand alone and face the darkness. If you read only one comic about a miniature giant space hamster this year, make sure it’s this one!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Evil at Baldur’s Gate acts as a perfect jumping on point for new readers and D&D fans. Each story is self-contained and introduces readers to the world of D&D.
Fan favorite writer Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Avengers) continues his run on D&D paired with a top-notch group of artists for Evil at Baldur’s Gate!
Variant covers by Adam Kosh of Code Name, and Max Dunbar!

Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons #1 (of 4)
Patrick Rothfuss & Jim Zub (w) • Troy Little (a & c)
When Morty needs to learn how to play D&D to keep up with the cool kids, his hard-drinking, old school-gaming, mad science-making grandpa is happy to teach him how to roll the dice, but neither of them is prepared for the saving throws they’re about to fail or the true quest yet to come. Strap on a +1 longsword and grab your 10-foot pole, because this is going to be a gaming gauntlet like no other!

The world’s greatest role-playing game.
Reality’s most dysfunctional family.
What could go wrong?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Presented in conjunction with ONI PRESS!
Patrick Rothfuss, the multiple award-winning, bestselling author of The Kingkiller Chronicle series, joins Dungeons & Dragons fan-favorite writer Jim Zub (Avengers, Wayward) on a tri-dimensional fantasy adventure!
Troy Little is the multi-Eisner nominated artist of Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, Angora Napkin, and The Powerpuff Girls.
Rick and Morty is one of the most popular shows in Adult Swim history, with a steady fan following since it debuted in 2013. This is the first official Rick and Morty team-up story and should have deep traction in fan circles.
Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition sales continue to grow each year and the Baldur’s Gate video games have sold millions of copies around the world. D&D has returned as a cultural force in bookstores and online.
Variant covers by Sara Richard and Tess Fowler!

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #255
Larry Hama (w) • Harvey Tolibao (a & c)
“Special Missions,” Part 5 (of 5)! G.I. Joe. Cobra. Two opposing forces. Two powerful war machines, each made more lethal by the undeniable strength of their individual parts. But who and what are those parts? Living legend Larry Hama shares some of their amazing stories in “Special Missions”—one-shot stories featuring a variety of characters and different artists to draw them! This issue, Harvey Tolibao (Dungeons and Dragons) joins forces with Larry to present G.I. Joe’s fiery field commander without equal: SCARLETT!
FC • 40 pages • $4.99

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Special oversized issue celebrating 100 issues of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero at IDW Publishing!
Special trifold cover!
Variant covers by Larry Hama, and John Royle!

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero Omnibus, Vol. 1
Larry Hama (w) • Herb Trimpe, Don Perlin, Mike Vosburg (a) • J. Scott Campbell (c)
This omnibus edition collects the first 12 issues of the Marvel Comics run, introducing classic characters such as Hawk, Scarlett, Stalker, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Snake Eyes, Cobra Commander, Baroness, The Oktober Guard, and more. Follow along as Cobra wreaks havoc around the world and The JOEs thwart them at every turn.
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 288 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-321-6

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Advance solicited for September release!
The comic book adventures of the 1980s phenomenon that stormed toy-store shelves begins here!

Rom: Cold Fire, Hot War
Chris Ryall & Christos Gage (w) • David Messina, Ron Joseph, Paolo Villanelli (a) Loston Wallace (c)
The evil Dire Wraiths have escaped to Earth but are hounded by a Knight of the Solstar Order, the one feared more than all others. He is Rom, the Wraith-slayer. Rom, the Spaceknight!

Having followed the Dire Wraiths across the galaxy to Earth, Rom finds they have infiltrated all levels of society, hiding in plain sight. Replacing many humans in key leadership positions, the Wraiths’ plan to dominate the planet—and everyone in it—is gaining momentum. But Rom finds resistance from the humans as well, who fear he is just another alien invader. He is joined in the battle by two other Solstar Knights… but are they here as friends or foes?

Collects all 14 issues of the series, the 2017 Annual, and the Rom: Revolution one-shot.
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 312 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-278-3

Transformers: Unicron #3 (of 6)
John Barber (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)
Unicron approaches Cybertron, so Windblade enacts a desperate plan—one neither Optimus Prime nor Starscream agree with! Has Windblade outmaneuvered Shockwave’s machinations—or played right into his deadly hand?
FC • 32 pages • $4.99

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Variant covers by Nick Roche, and Francesco Francavilla!

Transformers: Unicron #4 (of 6)
John Barber (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)
Unicron sets his sights on Earth… but is anyone left to defend it?
FC • 32 pages • $4.99

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The destruction continues! We’re halfway to the end and Unicron is winning. Will Optimus and his allies be able to save anything?!
Connecting B covers by James Raiz featuring destruction at the hands of Unicron!
Covers by fan-favorite Transformers artists of the past decade!
Variant covers by Guido Guidi and Francisco Francavilla!

Optimus Prime #23
John Barber (w) • Priscilla Tramontano (a) • Kei Zama (c)
The battle against Unicron forces Optimus Prime’s colonist soldiers to contend with a brutal reality—they have no homes to return to. But when they make a move against Trypticon, the human-controlled home of the next generation of Cybertronians… can the end be far behind?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Tie-in to the Unicron event!
Part of the summer of Transformers—all building up to the end of the universe as we know it!
Variant cover by Kei Zama!

Transformers: Lost Light #23
James Roberts (w) • Jack Lawrence (a & c)
The final battle is here! Bots will live, bots will die, and the craziness can only increase! We’re halfway through a finale six years in the making! And if you’ve ever loved a bot, you won’t want to miss this.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Lost Light’s grand finale kicks into high gear!
Bringing the story to a close at long last—and everyone’s involved!
Don’t miss the B cover by beloved Transformers artist Geoff Senior!
Variant cover by Geoff Senior!

Transformers: Bumblebee—Win If You Dare
James Asmus (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a) • Nicoletta Baldari (c)
Life can feel rough when you aren’t the fastest, or the bravest, or the tallest Autobot, and Bumblebee’s feeling the pressure. When he’s hurt, Bumblebee takes it upon himself to prove his worth to his fellow Autobots. Things get tense as ‘Bee and his new human companion race into action hunting down dangerous foes and a devastating device. It’s ready, set, go in this new exciting ’80s adventure packed filled with laughs and thrills!
TPB • FC • $9.99 • 72 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-227-1

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Advance solicited for September release!
The first Bumblebee original graphic novel!
Bumblebee: The Movie premieres in theaters December 21st, 2018.

Transformers: Bumblebee Movie Prequel #3 (of 4)
John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c)
Energon is Forever. It’s war in the streets of swinging 1960s London, baby—and it’s freaking Bumblebee out! The Decepticon scheme to lure the world’s top espionage organizations into war shifts into high gear—so Bee and his super-spy friends call in some international help!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The prequel to the new Bumblebee film (coming this winter), geared toward a younger audience!
Sometimes serious, sometimes campy action spy adventure for fans of James Bond or Mission Impossible!
Black and white variant cover by Andrew Griffith!

Transformers: Lost Light, Vol. 3
James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne, Brendan Cahill, Jack Lawrence (a) • Jack Lawrence (c)
Crammed into a dead Decepticon astropod that’s 10 sizes too small, the displaced crew of the Lost Light faces their most serious threat yet: each other. No worries though, Rodimus can save the day! Or maybe they’ll all die… Plus, the Scavengers have never had it so good. The war is a receding memory, their patchy service records have been forgotten, and the five of them can roam the galaxy as they please. All’s well that ends well? Not quite. Collects issues #13–18.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-331-5

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Advance solicited for September release!
Winner of the Comixology Award for Best Ongoing Comic Series of 2017 as well as Best Writer for James Roberts!

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Transformers Lost Light, Vol. 1 • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-992-9
Transformers Lost Light, Vol. 2 • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-148-9

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Terra Incognita #2
Scott Tipton & David Tipton (w) • Carlos Nieto (a) • Tony Shasteen (c)
When a routine diplomatic mission takes a catastrophic turn, Counselor Deanna Troi is the only thing that stands between the Federation and the prospect of galactic war!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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From the creative forces behind Star Trek: The Next Generation—Mirror Broken and Star Trek Discovery—The Light of Kahless!
Variant covers by Elizabeth Beals, and J.K. Woodward!

Judge Dredd: Under Siege #4 (of 4)
Mark Russell (w) • Max Dunbar (a & c)
Trapped in Patrick Swayze Block with no outside contact, Dredd and Judge Beeny have been forced into an uneasy alliance with a local gang to stop a threat to Mega-City One that must be contained at all costs…
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Cutting-edge humor and tense, gritty action from writer Mark Russell (The Flintstones, God is Disappointed in You) and artist Max Dunbar (Gears of War)!
Black and white variant covers by Max Dunbar, and Alan Quah!

The X-Files: Case Files—Hoot Goes There? #2 (of 2)
Joe & Keith Lansdale (w) • Silvia Califano (a) • Catherine Nodet (c)
Witness the stunning conclusion to our second Case Files series! Scully and Mulder travel to a small East Texas town to investigate the disappearance of a woman said to have been carried away by a creature fitting the description of a harpy from Greek myth. But things only get stranger from there!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Part of a yearlong celebration of The X-Files 25th anniversary!
Creepy cryptids courtesy of Joe R. Lansdale (Bubba Ho-Tep, Hap and Leonard), winner of 10 Bram Stoker Awards!
Stunning painted covers by Christine Nodet!
Special variant covers by J.J. Lendl (The X-Files Poster Project) and Charles Paul Wilson III (The Stuff of Legend, Tales from the Darkside)!

Orphan Black: Crazy Science #3
Heli Kennedy (w) • Fico Ossio (a & c)
Cosima and Delphine’s LEDA-clone-curing, globe-hopping adventure now takes them to Vegas and Portland, where they encounter something extra terrifying—meeting the in-laws! But there’s much more sinister science afoot, and mysterious forces are conspiring against them.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Picks up where the smash hit show leaves off!
Don’t miss the themed Vacation B covers on each issue by Elizabeth Beals!

Ghostbusters: Crossing Over #6
Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)
The Ghostbusters need every missing ghost back to properly recalibrate their rapidly malfunctioning containment unit, and so far, they’ve recaptured them all! But this time, something stands in their way—and his name is Louis Tully!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The Ghostbusters mega crossover event continues here!
Variant cover by Brian Shearer!

Back to the Future: Tales from the Time Train
Bob Gale & John Barber (w) • Megan Levens (a & c)
What does the future hold for the Brown family? Find out what happens to Doc, Clara, Jules, and Verne after the end of BTTF Part III! It’s 1893, and at last, Doc Brown fulfills his promise to Clara as he completes the project he’s been working on: the Time Train! But where in time and space will the Brown family go on their inaugural trip? And what could possibly go wrong if and when they get there?
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-313-1

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Advance Solicited for September release!
Continues the storyline from the third and final film!

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Back to the Future, Vol. 1: Untold Tales and Alternate Timelines • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-570-9
Back to the Future, Vol. 2: Continuum Conundrum • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-727-7
Back to the Future, Vol. 3: Who is Marty McFly? • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-876-2
Back to the Future, Vol. 4: Hard Time • FC • $15.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-003-1
Back to the Future, Vol. 5: Time Served • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-117-5
Back to the Future: Citizen Brown • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-793-2

Sonic the Hedgehog #8
Ian Flynn (w) • Evan Stanley (a & c)
Hush! You hear that? It sounds like Sonic’s racing off to another adventure and he’s not alone! But who is this “Guardian Angel” and why does everybody talk about her in a Whisper?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Introducing a brand-new character, Whisper!
Also featuring Silver the Hedgehog!
Variant cover by Nathalie Fourdraine!

Sonic the Hedgehog, Vol. 1: Fallout
Ian Flynn (w) • Tracy Yardley, Adam Bryce Thomas, Jen Hernandez, Evan Stanley (a) • Tyson Hesse (c)
The evil genius Dr. Eggman has been foiled—but the work of Sonic the Hedgehog isn’t over yet! In the aftermath of the latest epic battle, rogue robots continue to attack small villages around the world. In order to succeed, Sonic will need the help of his friends Tails, Knuckles, and Amy, along with some new and surprising allies. This new collection from acclaimed writer Ian Flynn features the blue blur like you’ve never seen him before. Gotta go fast!
TPB • FC • $15.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-327-8

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Advance solicited for September release!
Join the Blue Blur for brand-new adventures as he and his friends race around the world to defeat the evil Dr. Eggman’s robotic forces!

Star Wars Adventures #13
Elsa Charretier & Pierrick Colinet (w) Elsa Charretier (a & c)
Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala embark on an action-packed adventure where not all is as it seems in a story by fan-favorites Elsa Charretier and Pierrick Colinet!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Fun for Star Wars fans of all ages!
Plus an exciting new Tales from Wild Space!
Variant cover by Arianna Florean!

Star Wars: A New Hope Graphic Novel Adaptation
Alessandro Ferrari (w) • Various (a) • Eric Jones (c)
Capturing the galaxy-spanning action of A New Hope, experience Episode IV as a beautiful graphic novel combining the epic wonder of Star Wars with streamlined, young-reader friendly designs. This all-ages graphic novel is a must-read for longtime fans and a great introduction for newcomers!
TPB • FC • $9.99 • 72 pages • 6-3/4” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-380-3

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Advance solicited for September release!
Go back to where it all began with this new take on the classic story.
With events faithfully brought from the film to the comics page, read along as Luke Skywalker embarks on his destiny, Princess Leia confronts Darth Vader, and the Rebellion fights for the fate of the galaxy! The saga that has mesmerized fans for more than 40 years begins again, right here!

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Graphic Novel Adaptation • FC • $9.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-210-3
Star Wars: Rogue One Graphic Novel Adaptation • FC • $9.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-220-2

DuckTales #12
Steve Behling (w) • Gianfranco Florio (a) • Giuseppe Fontana (c)
Gladstone Gander takes Donald’s place on Scrooge’s next adventure! Will he prove to be a good luck charm? Plus: Scrooge and the kids meet Huge McDuck, another billionaire who claims to be a long lost relative! But can he be trusted?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Character blueprint variant cover!

DuckTales, Vol. 3: Quests and Quacks
Joe Caramagna & Joey Cavalieri (w) • Gianfranco Florio & Marco Ghiglione & Luca Usai (a) • Marco Ghiglione (c)
Tales from the heart of Duckburg and beyond! This volume collects stories inspired by the critically acclaimed Disney Channel series, as Scrooge and company face off against brand new threats—and a few familiar ones too! Scrooge and company deal with magical relics, dastardly ghosts, and one of Scrooge’s greatest threats: a risk assessor from an insurance company! Plus, see the return of classic villains The Beagle Boys! This volume features six new tales from issues #6-8 of the ongoing series.
TPB • FC • $9.99 • 80 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-319-3

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Advance solicited for September release!
DuckTales the TV series has reached over 22.5 million total viewers!

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DuckTales, Vol. 1: Treasure Trove • FC• $9.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-208-0
DuckTales, Vol. 2: Mysteries and Mallards • FC • $9.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-230-1

Big Hero 6 #2
Hannah Blumenreich (w) • Nicoletta Baldari (a) • Gurihiru (c)
Hiro, Fred, Wasabi, Honey Lemon and Go Go continue the fight to keep their city safe—that is, when things aren’t too hectic at the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology! Plus, a brand-new short story starring Baymax and Mochi!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Based on the upcoming TV series!
Variant cover by Anna Lencioni!

Mickey and Donald’s Christmas Parade
Abramo Barosso, Giampaolo Barosso, Giovan Battista Carpi, Byron Erickson, Massimo Fecchi (w & a) • Dave Alvarez (c)
It’s a ho-ho-humongous collection of Disney Yuletide tales! Mickey and Uncle Scrooge battle Pegleg Pete and the Beagle Boys in “The Christmas Caper!” Then Daisy, Donald, and Gladstone have a not-so-jolly holiday in “Christmas Clubbing”—and Donald and Mickey save Christmas from the Phantom Blot in “‘Tis No Season!”
TPB • FC • $14.99 • 136 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-324-7

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Advance solicited for September release!
Celebrate the holidays with Mickey, Donald… and Disney!

Descendants 2: Twisted Field Trip
Jen Vaughn (w) • Phil Murphy, Egle Bartolini (a) • Anna Cattish (c)
After their second film, the children of classic Disney characters like Maleficent, Belle and The Beast, and the Evil Queen take on an all-new adventure from Auradon! Evie, Mal, Ben and friends begin taking classes in Sherwood Forest with other Auradon Prep students. In the forest, they discover that some of the skills they learned on the Isle of the Lost will come in handy, but the other students have talents of their own to match. And when they’re split into pairs, they’ll be reminded that teamwork is the key to success… AND survival!
TPB • FC • $9.99 • 80 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-298-1

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Advance solicited for September release!
Descendants is one of the most watched Disney Channel original movies of all time!

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #69
Paul Allor (w) • Toni Kuusisto (a & c)
Pinkie Pie finds a magical apple that gives her extraordinary abilities! Will she use her new power for good… or fun?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Pinkie Pie craziness cranked up to eleven!
Variant cover by Sophie Scruggs!



My Little Pony: Ponyville Mysteries #4
Christina Rice (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a & c)
The Cutie Mark Crusaders are trying to solve the case of the missing spa water! But what happens when all signs point to a member of a Crusader’s own family being the culprit?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Detective dilemma meets family fracas!
Variant cover by Trish Forstner!

Real Science Adventures: The Nicodemus Job #2
Brian Clevinger (w) • Meredith McClaren (a & c)
The Imperial Library of Constantinople, home of the world’s largest collection of knowledge, sits inside a maze locked in a fortress under constant guard. It’s up to our crew of thieves and con artists drawn from across the Byzantine Empire to get in, steal four incredibly valuable texts, and escape without being caught or killed. Don’t worry, it only sounds impossible. It’s the crime of the century—the 11th century!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The deepest dive into the history of Atomic Robo’s world yet!
Celebrating 10 years of Atomic Robo!

Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess
Serena Blasco & Nancy Springer (w) • Serena Blasco (a & c)
A graphic novel adaptation of Nancy Springer’s bestselling mystery series about Sherlock Holmes’ resourceful younger sister!

Raised by her mother on the family’s country manor, Enola wakes on her 14th birthday to discover that her mother has disappeared, leaving only a collection of flowers and a coded message book. With Sherlock and Mycroft determined to ship her off to a boarding school, Enola escapes, displaying a cleverness that impresses even the elder Holmeses. But nothing prepares her for what lies ahead. This delightfully drawn graphic novel adaptation also includes a portfolio of pages from Enola’s secret notebook.
HC • FC • $14.99 • 64 pages • 8 ½” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-336-0

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Advance solicited for October release!
Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown, who plays Eleven, is set to produce and star in an Enola Holmes feature film.

30 Days of Night
Steve Niles (w) • Piotr Kowalski (a) • Aurore Folny (c)
Bitter cold, endless night, and hungry shadows: the horror franchise that upended the classic vampire story is reimagined for the modern era! As the sun sets over an isolated Alaskan township—not to rise again for a month—a new evil emerges to terrorize the town. But after a series of strange events and horrific killings, everyone begins to wonder: what lurks in the shadows?
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-309-4

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Advance solicited for September release!
An all-new reimagining of the series!
“With a slow buildup, Niles, Kowalski, and Simpson continue to add tension to their story.”—Multiversity Comics

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30 Days of Night Omnibus, Vol. 1 • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-040-5
30 Days of Night Omnibus, Vol. 2 • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-480-9

Delta 13 #4
Steve Niles (w) • Nat Jones (a & c)
Who knows what mysteries lie deep in the asteroid belt? When a mysterious, huge, and previously undiscovered asteroid looms over their ship, a small crew of blue-collar workers discovers a terrifying threat unlike anything they’ve ever seen. Now, the crew must escape the asteroid, but even if they do, will they be able to escape each other and anything they bring back with them?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Lowlifes #3 (of 4)
Brian Buccellato (w) • Alexis Sentenac (a) • Brian Buccellato (c)
In the seedy Los Angeles underworld, lives intersect like freeway overpasses. When a crime boss’s poker game is robbed, three lowlifes—a bad cop, a drug addict, and a haunted criminal—attempt to stay one step ahead of each other, because redemption or destruction is their only ticket out…
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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From New York Times bestselling writer Brian Buccellato (Injustice: Gods Among Us, Sons of the Devil) comes this neo-noir thriller!
With sun-drenched streets and shadowy alleys skillfully illustrated by French artist Alexis Sentenac (Siberia 56)!
Black and white variant cover by Brian Buccellato!

Antar #5
Nnedi Okorafor (w) • Eric Battle (a & c)
Though his heart is broken, Antar fights hard to prove himself to his father and keep his nation free, all in the hope that Abla will hear of his deeds and not forget him. But is this task too great? The answers lie in the world of the djinn itself.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Written by Hugo and Nebula award winning author, Nnedi Okorafor!
Lavishly illustrated by Eric Battle (The Scourge, Aquaman)!
The story of the famed Arab warrior-poet comes to life in comics for the first time!
Pencil variant cover by Eric Battle!

Sword of Ages
Gabriel Rodríguez (w & a & c)
Alien worlds, a sacred sword, brave knights, horrific demons, and a mythic origin story like no other, courtesy of the co-creator of Locke & Key!

Presenting an epic adventure from master illustrator Gabriel Rodríguez! Join Avalon as she becomes the first warrior to wield the most famous and sacred weapon of all time! Follow this young champion as she fights for her world’s survival, inspiring a legion of heroes to join her struggle against a ruthless alien force. The line between science and magic might blur, but the line between heroes and villains will be drawn in blood!
HC • FC • $24.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-267-7

Bullet points:
Advance solicited for October release!
Rodríguez won the 2015 Eisner Award for Best Limited Series, with Eric Shanower, for his work on Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland.
“Gabriel Rodríguez creates a fantastic sci-fi retelling of the Arthurian Legend. With Avalon at the helm, SWORD OF AGES depicts a gender-bending new version of the medieval myth.”—Comicsverse

A Glimpse of Ashes
Thomas Day (w) • Aurelien Police (a & c)
The world is in danger, but only a few can actually see it. 17-year-old Ashley Torrance has a secret. She can see things others cannot, something deep inside them, their true nature. Behind their human facades lie beings inhabited by a dark fire. Who are these monsters, and what do they want? Along with Bruce and Sunny, two others that share her ability, Ashley decides to seek out a man named Pilgrim, the only one who seems to know the truth in this original graphic novel.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-310-0

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Advance solicited for September release!
A Stephen King style road-trip movie combined with an apocalyptic doomsday tale, this story is both violent and melancholy, holding a mirror up to American consumerist society and human decadence.

Black Crown Quarterly #4: Summer 2018
Peter Milligan, Rob Davis, David Barnett, Tini Howard & various (w) • Rob Davis, Martin Simmonds, Philip Bond & various (a) • Philip Bond (c)
Shock and delight in spades as we stretch out the long, hot summer for all it’s worth and bring grand conclusions to Tales from The Black Crown Pub and CUD: Rich and Strange. Plus: Hey, Amateur!, Beat Surrender, previews and interviews with local street celebs in this compendium of comics, culture & cool.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Featuring a wraparound cover by Philip Bond!
“Bond and her team have something truly special in Black Crown, and these Quarterly specials prove that this is a truly brilliant, cohesive, curated line of creator-owned comics that will pick up the comics industry, shake it up, and spit it out.”—Comicosity

Euthanauts #2
Tini Howard (w) • Nick Robles (a & c)
The dead speak. Grant them Mercy. We learn who is alive and who is dead (for now). And who is the boy who burns things so brightly? A look at the very first Euthanaut. Funeral home receptionist Thalia Rosewood’s life has just changed forever in this provocative new series.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Don’t miss a special enhanced RI variant cover from Caitlin Yarsky (Coyotes)!

House Amok #1—Cover A: Shawn McManus
Christopher Sebela (w) • Shawn McManus (a & c)
Ten-year-old fraternal twin Dylan Sandifer and her family have fallen down a rabbit hole full of secret implants, conspiracy theories, Mandela effects, extradimensional invaders, and organ thieves. As the attacks against them intensify, the Sandifers light out on a cross-country search for answers and salvation, blazing a bloody path of torture, arson and murder. Can young Dylan save her family from these delusions… or is this ornate conspiracy actually true?
“The Sandifers are experiencing a mental condition known as folie a deux, a shared madness that will drive them to kidnap and torture strangers, burn down secret safe houses, and do whatever it takes to stay alive.”
—Christopher Sebela, Eisner-nominated writer
It’s a summer vacation the Sandifers will never forget, evoking Natural Born Killers and The X-Files for fans of Paper Girls and Locke & Key.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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A new horror miniseries from Christopher Sebela (Hard Crimes, Hellraiser) and Shawn McManus (The Sandman, Fables)!
Don’t miss a special, enhanced RI cover from Tony Sandoval (Doom Boy)!
Letter column, interviews, behind-the-panel process pages, and more!

Femme Magnifique
Gail Simone, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Gerard Way, and more (w) • Bill Sienkiewicz, Jill Thompson, Gilbert Hernandez, and more (a) • Tess Fowler (c)
Fifty female trailblazers of yesterday and today get a four-color sequential tribute in Femme Magnifique. This collection features three-page short stories about women from the arenas of pop music, politics, art, and science. From astronauts and archaeologists to muckrakers and mathematicians, Femme Magnifique will stimulate and educate. Part mini biopic, part personal inspiration, this collection also features new material including a foreword by Cindy Whitehead, behind-the-scenes process pages, and more!

Creators from South Africa, India, England, Denmark, the U.S. and other locales converge to share stories of personal heroines Kate Bush, Octavia Butler, Rumiko Takahashi, Ada Lovelace, Misty Copeland, Margaret Sanger, Michelle Obama, Sally Ride, Harriet Tubman, and more!

Comic book luminaries Gail Simone, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Bill Sienkiewicz, Kieron Gillen, Sanford Greene, Jill Thompson, Gilbert Hernandez, Gerard Way, and Marguerite Bennett, to name a few, lend their talents to a celebration of kickass women who are truly magnifique.
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 240 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-320-9

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Advance solicited for September release!
A comic book anthology salute to 50 magnificent women who take names, crack ceilings, and change the game in culture, politics, art, and science.
The Kickstarter sensation that united over 100 comic book writers and artists from around the globe is now available in paperback with new content, including a new cover by Tess Fowler!

Bloom County: Best Read on the Throne
Berkeley Breathed (w & a & c)
Collecting year three of the Bloom County relaunch begun in 2015! The stakes are higher, the punchlines are sharper, and the laughter is more desperate! When Brand Spanking New Day came out, we said we needed Opus, Bill the Cat, and all their friends more than ever before. Well, what was true then is even more true now, and Bloom County: Best Read On The Throne picks up right where the previous volume left off!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • 9-4/5” x 11-4/5” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-314-8

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Advance solicited for September release!
The residents of Bloom County are back to put their trademark tragi-comic spin on the horrors of the last year!
More new Bloom County!

Offered Again!
Bloom County: Episode XI: A New Hope • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-699-7
Bloom County: Brand Spanking New Day • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-097-0

Haunted Horror #35
Various (w & a) • Al Avison (c)
You can’t run! You can’t hide! 48 putrid pages of frightful, fiendish fun—in fact, put on your best red dress, HH fans, because your FUNeral is about to begin!
FC • 48 pages • $4.99

Superman: The Silver Age Sundays, Vol. 1
Jerry Siegel (w) • Wayne Boring (a) • Pete Poplaski (c)
A comprehensive series that remedies a gap in comics history, bringing back all the Superman Sunday strips—among the character’s rarest collectibles—as co-creator Jerry Siegel returns to writing duties. In these 18 classic adventures from October 18, 1959, to January 20, 1963, the Man of Steel meets “The Kryptonite Girl” and his “Mermaid Sweetheart.” Also featured are Superman’s “Greatest Feats,” “The Super Powers of Perry White,” “The Invasion of the Super-Ants,” and “The Creature of 1,000 Disguises,” among other early ’60s tales drawn by Wayne Boring.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 184 pages • 9-1/4” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-387-2

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Advance solicited for October release!
2018 marks the 80th anniversary of Superman’s first appearance.

Offered Again!
Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies, Vol. 1: 1959-1961 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-666-7
Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies, Vol. 2: 1961-1963 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-923-1
Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies, Vol. 3: 1963-1966 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-179-4

James Brown: Black and Proud
Xavier Fauthoux (w & a & c)
Born in the South during the height of segregation, James Brown went on to become a global sensation, using his immeasurable talent to grasp what he believed was the American Dream. Join the charismatic, hard-working, and sometimes tyrannical bandleader on a journey
down the roads of America with a group of talented musicians spreading the sound of funk and soul throughout the country. Told against the backdrop of a changing America during the Civil Rights era of the 1960s, this is the story of a man and his band that would go on to revolutionize the world of pop music.
HC • FC • $24.99 • 144 pages • 7” x 9-1/2” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-338-4

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Advance solicited for October release!
Xavier Fauthoux was the winner of the James Brown Music Video Challenge in 2012.
The Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, The Hardest Working Man in Show Business—a legend of popular music whose influence and appeal reaches audiences to this day—gets the graphic novel treatment.

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest #2
Alan Moore (w) • Kevin O’Neill (a & c)
Opening with a 1919 death match between two American superhumans in the ruins of Utopia, the second issue of Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s final volume of the beloved comic series takes its readers on a breath-taking ride over a waterfall of storytelling styles, from a startling 21st century Lincoln Island and its current incarnation of the legendary Captain Nemo, through a New York coping with an ageing costume-hero population, to a London where a drastic escalation is commenced by the rejuvenated sociopath controlling MI5. All this, and a further reprinted adventure of 1960s super-team The Seven Stars, awaits in issue two of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volume IV: The Tempest.
FC • 32 pages • $4.99

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Co-Published by Top Shelf Productions (US) and Knockabout (UK).
The end of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen!
32 full pages of art and story!
Black and white variant cover by Kevin O’Neill!

Girl Town
Carolyn Nowak (a & w & c)
Diana got hurt—a lot—and she’s decided to deal with this fact by purchasing a life-sized robot boyfriend. Mary and La-La host a podcast about a movie no one’s ever seen. Kelly has dragged her friend Beth out of her comfort zone—and into a day at the fantasy market that neither of them will forget.

Girl Town collects the Ignatz Award-winning stories “Radishes” and “Diana’s Electric Tongue” together with several other tales of young adulthood and the search for connection. Here are her most acclaimed mini-comics and anthology contributions, enhanced with new colors and joined by brand-new work.

Bold, infatuated, wounded, or lost, Nowak’s girls shine with life and longing. Their stories—depicted with remarkable charm and insight—capture the spirit of our time.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 160 pages • 6.5” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60309-438-2

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Advance solicited for September release!
Multi-award-winning cartoonist Carolyn Nowak (Lumberjanes) finds powerful truths in fantasy worlds. Her stunning solo debut collection celebrates the ascent of a rising star in comics.
“I raise my glass, tip my hat, and set off a million dollars’ worth of fireworks to Carolyn Nowak’s electric brain, electric fingers, and eclectic, electric storytelling smarts. What a wise, sad, funny, exhilarating book!”—Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble and Magic for Beginners

Frankenstein Alive, Alive: The Complete Collection
Steve Niles (w) • Bernie Wrightson, additional art by Kelley Jones (a) • Bernie Wrightson (c)
Inspired by Mary Shelley’s immortal gothic horror tale, Frankenstein Alive, Alive brings new life to the Promethean monster, courtesy of Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) and Bernie Wrightson (Frankenstein, Swamp Thing). Victor Frankenstein’s cobbled together creature continues his adventures, embarking on a journey to discover his own humanity. This collection includes the four-issue series along with an extended gallery section of never-before-seen layouts and pencils by Wrightson, all scanned from the original art. Additional art is supplied in the final chapter by Kelley Jones (at Wrightson’s request), who stepped in to complete the series upon the comic book legend’s untimely passing.
HC • PFC • $24.99 • 104 pages • 8” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-337-7

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Advance solicited for October release!
The monster lives! A stunning collaboration between the premier horror artist in comics history and the co-creator of the modern classic 30 Days of Night!

Batman: The Animated Series Gotham Under Siege
Richard Launius (d) • TableTaffy (a) • Matt Ferguson (c)

Batman: The Animated Series—Gotham Under Siege has you and up to four of your friends playing as Batman and his trusted allies. Each round you’ll face off against a set of story cards all inspired by the first season of Batman: The Animated Series, and roll a pool of dice to complete actions. You’ll need to balance between cleaning up the streets of Gotham and completing story missions in order to protect the city. Let too many civilians fall or buildings be destroyed, and there will be nothing left for Batman to protect! 

Diamond Exclusive Pre-Order Incentive: Pre-order Batman: The Animated Series—Gotham Under Siege and you will receive an exclusive The Joker/Harley Quinn art print by TableTaffy with every copy!
1-5 players • Playable from ages 14+ • 45-60 minutes • MSRP $49.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01537-9
Bullet points:
Includes 5 highly detailed miniatures!
Game design from Richard Launius (Arkham Horror, Planet of the Apes)!
Features all-new artwork from TableTaffy!

Midway’s Joust
Luther Bell Hendricks V (d) • Martin Abel (a) • Denis Martynets (c)
Brave knights take up their lances, tighten their saddles, and mount their birds. Who can defeat the most foes, capture the most eggs, and truly gain the glory of being the world’s best at Midway’s Joust?

Midway’s Joust brings the classic video arcade game to the tabletop in an action-packed, strategy board game. Requiring players to manage the speed and altitude of their knight, Midway’s Joust features a unique momentum system that has players playing cards that immediately move their knight, but repeat effects for turns to come. Act quickly, but think ahead, because in the game of Midway’s Joust, speed can be your greatest ally—or biggest foe.
2-4 players • Playable from ages 12+ • 30-45 minutes • MSRP $29.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01490-7

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Inspired by the hit classic arcade game!
Unique momentum-based gameplay!
Artwork from Martin Abel!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe Premium Puzzle (1000-pc)
Kevin Eastman (a)
Piece together this challenging 1000-piece collector’s puzzle featuring your favorite Turtles along with their friends and foes, illustrated by TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman. Made in the USA from 100% recycled materials, IDW Games puzzles are built to last and suitable for framing.
Ages 12+ • 1000 pieces • 19.25” x 26.625” Finished Size • MSRP $19.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01579-9

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Artwork from TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman!
1000 snug fit pieces.
Made in the USA from recycled materials.

Sonic The Hedgehog: Too Slow! Premium Puzzle (1000-pc)
Tyson Hesse (a)
Join Sonic the Hedgehog and his friends in assembling this challenging 1000-piece collector’s puzzle featuring artwork by fan-favorite Tyson Hesse. Made in the USA from 100% recycled materials, IDW Games puzzles are built to last and suitable for framing.
Ages 12+ • 1000 pieces • 19.25” x 26.625” Finished Size • MSRP $19.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01581-2

Bullet points:
Artwork from Sonic the Hedgehog animator and comic illustrator Tyson Hesse!
1000 snug fit pieces.
Made in the USA from recycled materials.

Offered Again!
Torres • 2-4 players • Playable from ages 10+ • 60 minutes • MSRP $49.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01311-5
Purrlock Holmes • 2-5 players • Playable from 10+ • 20-30 minutes • MSRP $24.99 • UPC 8-27714-01581-2

via IDW Publishing


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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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