IDW Publishing has released the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in September 2018. Take the jump for all the new titles, including the Transformers/Star Trek crossover!

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Terra Incognita #3—Cover A: Tony Shasteen

Scott Tipton & David Tipton (w) • Angel Hernandez (a) Tony Shasteen (c)

On the heels of the blockbuster THROUGH THE MIRROR miniseries comes a brand-new NEXT GENERATION series, featuring untold tales of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise-D! With a high-ranking Federation official’s life hanging in the balance, Doctor Selar faces a difficult decision when she must choose between her responsibility as a physician and her adherence to Vulcan philosophy.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • From the creative forces behind Star Trek: The Next Generation—Mirror Broken!
  • Takes place during Star Trek: The Next Generation’s critically acclaimed fourth season!
  • Featuring covers by Mirror Broken co-creator and designer J.K. Woodward!
  • The unexpected twist ending of Through the Mirror continues!
  • Variant cover by Elizabeth Beals!

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Through the Mirror—SPOTLIGHT

Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Chris Johnson, Marcus To, Josh Hood, Carlos Nieto, Debora Carita (a) • J.K. Woodward (c)

The Mirror Universe Next Generation crew is looking for new worlds to conquer, and they’re crossing over to the Prime Star Trek Universe to find them! When the Enterprise-D discovers a burned-out, pillaged Andorian vessel, the search for the culprits behind it leads to some startlingly familiar faces. But, how did the Mirror Universe crew find their way to ours, and what does Emperor Spock have to do with it? Plus, it’s interstellar espionage aboard the Enterprise-D when the Mirror Universe crew infiltrates Captain Picard’s ship!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-343-8

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • “An absolute blast for Star Trek fans.”—ComicBook.com

Star Trek vs. Transformers #1 (of 4)—Cover A: Philip Murphy—GEM OF THE MONTH

John Barber & Mike Johnson (w) • Philip Murphy (a & c)

The Transformers ‘80s cartoon series meets Star Trek: The Animated Series in a no-holds-barred Saturday Morning mash-up for the ages!

At the edge of Klingon space, the Starship Enterprise finds there’s more to the final frontier than meets the eye, when Kirk and his crew come face to face with the strangest life forms of all: Cybertronians! This unprecedented crossover brings together two of the greatest science fiction universes of all time—in the style of their classic animated series! A five-year mission meets a four-million-year war!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Written by two titans of their respective properties, John Barber (Optimus Prime, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Transformers: Bumblebee Movie Prequel) and Mike Johnson (the most prolific Star Trek comic book writer of ALL TIME!)!
  • Philip Murphy’s A & B covers connect to form an amazing heroes and villains image!
  • Don’t miss two amazing R.I. covers from Paulina Ganucheau (Zodiac Starforce, Shade the Changing Girl) and Eisner Award-winning artist Derek Charm!

Transformers: Unicron #5 (of 6)—Cover A: Alex Milne—SPOTLIGHT

John Barber (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)

THE END IS HERE! The Transformers bots make one last, desperate stand against Unicron, as Optimus Prime plunges deep into the monster—and into the dark history that spawned them both.

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

Bullet points:

  • The final battle rages as Unicron attacks the Earth!
  • Jam-packed with guest stars in a battle for survival—but will anyone make it out alive?
  • Variant covers by Fico Ossio and Francesco Francavilla!

Transformers: Lost Light #24—Cover A: Nick Roche—SPOTLIGHT

James Roberts (w) •Brandon Cahill (a) • Nick Roche (c)

LAST STAND! All they wanted was an adventure. Now, as worlds turn to dust and every sacred truth is undone, as everything they’ve run from catches up with them and every gruesome future comes to pass, Rodimus and his loved ones just want it all to stop. But the end of the universe waits for no one, and so the survivors of the Lost Light must take up arms… for the very last time.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Only two issues left! Closing a story six years in the making!
  • Don’t miss the B cover by beloved Transformers artist Geoff Senior!
  • Black & White variant cover by Jack Lawrence!

Optimus Prime #24—Cover A: Kei Zama—SPOTLIGHT

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Kei Zama (c)

YOUTH IN REVOLT! As Unicron approaches, Optimus Prime’s colonist soldiers take matters into their own hands. With Autobot forces spread thin, will anybody stand in their way? And—more importantly—SHOULD anybody stop them?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Ties in to the Unicron event!
  • Part of the summer of Transformers—all building up to the end of the universe as we know it!
  • The penultimate issue before the conclusion you have to see to believe!
  • Black & white variant cover by Kei Zama!

Transformers: Bumblebee Movie Prequel: From Cybertron with Love—SPOTLIGHT

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Sara Pitre-Durocher (c)

Fan-favorite Autobot Bumblebee is recruited for a top secret mission, and 1960s London won’t know what hit it when this robot in disguise goes undercover. It’s high-tech, high-octane, high-clearance spy hijinks in…. From Cybertron with Love.

Some call him Goldfender, but the name’s Bee… Bumblebee. On loan to MI6 and teamed with a human partner, Bee’s trapped in the middle of a Cold War plot to disrupt British Secret Intelligence. But when their base is destroyed from within, it’s up to Bee to discover if there’s a traitor in their midst…and, in the spy world, allegiances can change just as easily as a Cybertronian. Collects issues #1-4!

TPB • FC • $14.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-229-5

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • The official prequel to the new Bumblebee film, in theaters December 2018.

Transformers: Bumblebee Movie Prequel #4 (of 4)—Cover A: Andrew Griffith

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c)

In 1960s England, Bumblebee and his super-spy allies infiltrate the Decepticons’ clandestine island headquarters. Is it a trap? Of course it’s a trap. But in the high-stakes game of counterintelligence, who’s trapping who?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • 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 & white variant cover by Andrew Griffith!

Ghostbusters: Crossing Over #7—Cover A: Dan Schoening

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)

Several teams of Ghostbusters from across the multiverse have just about pulled off a very difficult task—tracking down and recapturing all the ghosts that had escaped from the containment unit. Crisis averted, right? They wish. In this issue, the Ghostbusters of many worlds come face-to-face with the goddess of chaos herself. TIAMAT HAS RETURNED!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Variant cover by Harvey Tolibao!

Real Science Adventures: The Nicodemus Job #3—Cover A: Meredith McClaren

Brian Clevinger (w) • Meredith McClaren (a & c)

Ever wondered how to sneak a cart, a donkey, and five thieves into the Imperial Library of Constantinople to steal half a dozen heretical texts from the most secure vault of forbidden knowledge in the ancient world? Well, this is the comic for you!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

 

M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand: Riding V.E.N.O.M.’s Trail

Brandon Easton (w) • Tony Vargas, Juan Samu, Drew Moss, Andrew Griffith (a) • Artyom Trakhanov (c)

M.A.S.K.: the special ops team that streaks into the dangerous landscape of dark wars, high intrigue, and non-stop action to stop the impossible threat of Miles Mayhem and his black ops squadron, V.E.N.O.M.

An untested Matt Trakker must lead M.A.S.K. through a complex new world order where nothing is as it seems! Plus, the origin of V.E.N.O.M.! Trakker goes on a solo mission to identify new recruits and, along the way, he crosses paths with Dr. Mindbender, who instructs him on the art of leadership and manipulation. Collects the M.A.S.K. Revolution one-shot, all 10 issues of the series, and the 2017 Annual.

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 296 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-341-4

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • Winner of two 2017 Glyph Awards: Best Male Character and Fan Award for Best Work!

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #256—Cover A: Ron Joseph

Larry Hama (w) • Ron Joseph (a & c)

“The Cobra’s Venom,” Part 1 (of 5)! With a dangerously mysterious weapons shipment enroute to Springfield, can our Real American Heroes—at home and abroad—find a way to stop the evil machinations of… Dr. Venom?! A bombastic new chapter of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero lore from living legend Larry Hama and exciting new artist Ron Joseph (Revolutionaries)!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • The start of an exciting new story arc! Great jumping on point for new readers!
  • First of five JOE/COBRA vehicle/gear-themed RI covers by Jamie Sullivan!

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero: Silent Option #1 (of 4)—Cover A: Netho Diaz—SPOTLIGHT

Larry Hama & Ryan Ferrier (w) • Netho Diaz & Kenneth Loh (a) • Netho Diaz (c)

“Silent Option,” Part 1 (of 4)! Following in the bloody footsteps of the smash-hit “Dawn of the Arashikage” story arc, living legend Larry Hama brings us the newest chapter in breakout character Dawn Moreno’s G.I. JOE journey—and her first (un)official mission as a JOE may very well be her last… and nobody will ever know. Because when Agent Helix is involved, the only option is the SILENT OPTION.

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

Bullet points:

  • The return of breakout character Dawn Moreno (Snake Eyes) to the pages of G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero!
  • The introduction of Agent Helix to the G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero universe!
  • Each over-sized issue includes the 20-page main story by the “Dawn of the Arashikage” superstar creative team of Larry Hama and Netho Diaz, plus a four-page backup “Codename: Helix” origin story by Ryan Ferrier (G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero vs. The Six Million Dollar Man) and Kenneth Loh (Dead Rising: Road to Fortune, KISS).
  • A great jumping on point for new readers!
  • Self-contained canonical mini-series that takes place within the G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero continuity!
  • Variant covers by Luca Pizzari and Mateus Santolouco!

Batman/The Maxx #1 (of 5)—Cover A: Sam Kieth—GEM OF THE MONTH

John Layman & Sam Kieth (w) • Sam Kieth (a & c)

Batman must face the strangest and most bizarre adventure of his career, as he meets comics’ strangest and most bizarre hero… THE MAXX! IDW and DC Comics proudly present the most surreal, quirky, and wonderful crossover of all time!

A devious new doctor at Arkham Asylum is conducting unconventional experiments into the human psyche, and he kicks off a chain reaction of disaster when he experiments on Arkham’s newest patient, The Maxx! The city of Gotham is starting to merge with The Maxx’s psychedelic mental landscape, known as the Outback, blurring the line between real and unreal. It’s up to Batman to save not just Gotham, but all of reality, and he and The Maxx are going to have to travel through some of the darkest places imaginable—the twisted minds of Batman’s greatest enemies!

Join Batman and The Maxx on an off-kilter and unforgettable romp through the diabolical consciousnesses of Batman’s greatest foes. Legendary artist Sam Kieth (Sandman, Wolverine) returns to his greatest creation, The Maxx, and returns to Gotham as well, assisted by multi-Eisner Award-winning writer John Layman (Detective, Chew).

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

Bullet points:

  • First new The Maxx story in more than a decade!
  • Ask your retailer how to get the Jim Lee variant cover!

Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive #1 (of 4)—Cover A: Michael Allred—SPOTLIGHT

Lee & Michael Allred (w) • Rich Tommaso & Michael Allred (a) • Laura Allred (co) • Michael Allred (c)

IDW Publishing proudly presents the rebirth of one the most iconic comic-strip heroes of all time, Dick Tracy! The All-American detective just made the biggest collar of his career, and it only cost him his job! But now the honest cop has packed his bags for “the city by the lake,” and its criminals better watch out! Reimagined for the 21st century through a retro lens by the superstar team of Michael Allred, Lee Allred, Rich Tommaso, and Laura Allred, Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive is a lock to be the pop-art event of 2018!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Bizarre villains! Crooked cops! Gunfights galore!
  • Cover art and co-written by Eisner Award-winning superstar Michael Allred (Madman, iZombie, Silver Surfer, Batman ‘66)!
  • Illustrated by Rich Tommaso (Spy Seal, Dry County) with Michael Allred inks!
  • Each issue features a “mug shot” alternate cover by Rich Tommaso!
  • Ask your retailer about the “coloring book” variant cover by Michael Allred!
  • Ask your retailer about the ultra-rare Mike Oeming variant cover!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #86—Cover A: Dave Wachter

Tom Waltz & Kevin Eastman (w) • Dave Wachter (a & c)

“Battle Lines,” Part 1 of 3! The maniacal Bishop has his eyes set on destroying the Utroms and the Triceratons once and for all. The Turtles will have to use all of their resources to stop him… but new divisions between the brothers threaten to ruin the plan before it begins!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • The start of a pivotal new story arc!
  • Variant cover by Kevin Hopgood!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 20: Kingdom of Rats—SPOTLIGHT

Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz (w) • Dave Wachter (a & c)

In the wake of total destruction, the exhausted Turtles must prevent catastrophe, as disparate forces converge on New York and a sinister power-play takes shape. Following the Triceratop Invasion, New York is in ruins. Various groups jockey for control in the power vacuum, each with their own agendas and goals. But there is one who doesn’t care about power or victory, only chaos… the Rat King! Will the TMNT be able to stop him from doing the unspeakable? Collects issues #81–85 of the ongoing series.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-345-2

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!

Offered Again!

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 1: Change is Constant • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-139-6
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 3: Shadows of the Past • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-405-2
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 4: Sins of the Father • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-568-4
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 5: Krang War • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-640-7
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 7: City Fall, Part 2 • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-876-0
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 8: Northampton • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-984-2
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 9: Monsters Misfits and Madmen • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-132-9
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 10: New Mutant Order • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-233-3
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 11: Attack on Technodrome • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-341-5
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 13: Vengeance, Part 2 • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-523-5
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 14: Order from Chaos • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-612-6
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TP Vol. 16: Chasing Phantoms • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-859-5

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Macro-Series: Donatello—Cover A: David Petersen—SPOTLIGHT

Paul Allor (w) • Brahm Revel (a) • David Petersen (c)

TMNT returns to its roots with new spotlights on individual Turtles, but this time they’re extra-large! Donatello understands that more is at stake than his brothers realize. In order to prepare for the coming conflict, Don will aim to repair his relationship with his mentor Harold… and his malicious robotic counterpart Metalhead!

FC • 48 pages • $7.99

Bullet points:

  • The new “Macros” will set up each individual Turtle for the climactic storyline leading to TMNT #100!
  • Variant cover by Brahm Revel!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rise of the TMNT #1 (of 2)—Cover A: Andy Suriano—SPOTLIGHT

Matthew K. Manning (w) • Chad Thomas (a) • Andy Suriano (c)

A new age of Turtle-mania begins! This new comic spins out of the highly anticipated Rise of the TMNT animated series! The Turtles are hitting the sewers with brand new weapons, brand new enemies, and a brand-new vision!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Overseen by showrunners Andy Suriano (Cosmic Scoundrels) and Ant Ward!
  • Kinetic, action-packed, and hilarious!
  • Variant cover by Chad Thomas!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Urban Legends #5—Cover A: Frank Fosco

Gary Carlson (w) • Frank Fosco (a & c)

TMNT Volume 3 continues in all-new four-color glory as creators Gary Carlson and Frank Fosco take the Heroes in a Half-Shell on some of their most amazing and dangerous and bizarre adventures ever! In this issue, as Master Splinter uncovers shocking revelations in Warlord Komodo’s compound, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo hatch a daring rescue mission… but they won’t be on their own. An old friend is coming to the party, and he’s bringing some deadly new toys…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

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

Star Wars Adventures #14—Cover A: Mauricet

John Barber (w) • Mauricet (a & c)

Han has left to get himself into more trouble, leaving Chewie all alone with the perplexing new problem that is a major pain in his hide! The iconic Wookiee will have to use all of his strength, wits, and patience to overcome this latest danger!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Fan-favorite Chewbacca in his first solo Adventures tale!
  • Plus, an exciting new backup feature, Flight of the Falcon!
  • Variant cover by Ryan Jampole!

Star Wars Adventures, Vol. 4: Smuggler’s Blues—SPOTLIGHT

Cavan Scott, Elsa Charretier, Pierrick Colinet (w) • Derek Charm, Elsa Charretier (a) • Derek Charm (c)

Set before the events of Episode IV: A New Hope, join everyone’s favorite stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf herder on a daring new caper! Feared bounty hunters Zuckuss and 4-LOM are hot on the heels of the most notorious scoundrels in the galaxy, Han Solo and Chewbacca! To evade their pursuers, Han and Chewie will risk landing on a mysterious planet that somehow shuts down all electronics. With the Millenium Falcon unable to take off, how will the boys escape? Collects Star Wars Adventures issues #10 and #11, plus the 2018 Free Comic Book Day issue.

TPB • FC • $9.99 • 80 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-344-5

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • Contains a multi-chapter story featuring characters from Solo: A Star Wars Story with Blu-ray in stores late summer early/fall.

Offered Again!

  • Star Wars Adventures TP Vol. 1 • FC • $9.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-205-9
  • Star Wars Adventures TP Vol. 2 • FC • $9.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-169-4
  • Star Wars Adventures TP Vol. 3 • FC • $9.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-249-3

Big Hero 6 #3—Cover A: Gurihiru

Hannah Blumenreich (w) • Nicoletta Baldari (a) • Gurihiru (c)

When Hiro tragically lost his parents, his older brother Tadahashi was determined to do anything he could to help him deal with the loss. And when you have a mind like Tadahashi’s, you offer comfort the best way you know how—you develop your first invention.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Variant cover by Tara Nicole Whitaker!

Big Hero 6: The Series—Technology is Magic—SPOTLIGHT

Hannah Blumenreich (w) • Nicoletta Baldari (a) • Gurihiru (c)

Join Hiro, Wasabi, Fred, Go Go, Honey Lemon, and Baymax for new adventures, new friends, and new adversaries as the Big Hero 6 team continue the fight to protect San Fransokyo! This young reader-friendly book is perfect for newcomers or fans of the series!

TPB • FC • $9.99 • 80 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-297-4

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • Based on the brand-new Disney Channel series!

DuckTales #13—Cover A: Giuseppe Fontana

Steve Behling (w) • Gianfranco Florio (a) • Giuseppe Fontana (c)

Two brand-new stories of life in Duckburg await in DuckTales #13! Join Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby, and their friends as they deal with the “Countdown to Termination” and hit the ice in “The Mighty Ducks of Duckburg!”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Uncle Scrooge: My First Millions #1 (of 4)—Cover A: Marco Gervasio—CERTIFIED COOL

Fausto Vitaliano (w) • Marco Mazzarello (a) • Marco Gervasio (c)

The origin of Uncle Scrooge like you’ve never seen it before! We travel back in time to find out how Uncle Scrooge made his first, second, third, and fourth millions in part one of a four-issue mini-series that answers all your burning questions about how Scrooge McDuck got so very, very rich!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Variant cover by Marco Mazzarello!

Magica De Spell Giant Halloween Hex

Francesco Artibani, Lello Arena, Terry LaBan, and Thad Komorowski (w) • Giorgio Cavazzano and Terry LaBan (a) • Francisco Rodriguez Peinado (c)

Magica De Spell’s altogether spooky family is back in Duckburg for an extra-thick Halloween special! “The Gifts of the Gods!”: Armed with hexes from ancient Rome, they’re going to “help” Magica take Scrooge McDuck’s Money Bin by storm—whether Magica likes it or not!

FC • 48 pages • $5.99

Donald and Mickey: The Walt Disney Showcase Collection

Giorgio Cavazzano, Tito Faraci, Rudy Salvagnini, Lara Molinari, Stefano Ambrosio (w & a) • Marco Mazzarello (c)

Collecting the best stories from Disney comics! Explore Duckburg and Mouseton with your favorite characters, big and small, as they go on daredevil adventures! Includes stories featuring Mickey, Donald, and Scrooge McDuck, as well as the Beagle Boys, Arizona Goof, Peg-Leg Pete, and the Phantom Blot! Donald and Fethry play Robinson Crusoe with Scrooge’s luxury liner; Mickey’s hot on the trail of his Wild West desperado ancestor; the Beagles shake down Ludwig Von Drake’s hi-tech history museum… and much, much more!

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 232 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-347-6

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • “A great start for finding longer stories featuring your favorite Disney characters.”—DisKingdom.com

Offered Again!

  • Donald & Mickey: The Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories 75th Anniversary Collection • FC • $12.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-541-9
  • Donald & Mickey: The Magic Kingdom Collection • FC • $12.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-796-3

Disney Comics and Stories #1—Cover A: Alessandro Perina

Vito Stabile & Byron Erickson (w) • Marco Mazzarello & Francisco Rodriguez Peinado (a) • Disney Italia (c)

This issue, Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories becomes Disney Comics and Stories and launches with an all-new #1! What better way to start things off than to present two tales featuring two iconic characters: Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck! “My Friend Mickey Mouse” explores the friendship and bond between Mickey and Goofy, and why nothing can come between them, and in “Oh, Grow Up!” Donald demands respect from his nephews. But will he actually get the respect he deserves—and if so, at what cost?! Get ready for exciting new tales and an exciting new direction!

FC • 48 pages • $5.99

Bullet points:

  • Continuing from the Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories legacy numbering #744!

Tangled: Hair-Raising Adventures #1 (of 3)—Cover A: Eduard Petrovich, Rosa La Barbera, Vita Efremova, and Ekaterina Myshalova—SPOTLIGHT

Katie Cook (w) • Eduard Petrovich, Rosa La Barbera, and Diego Saito (a) • Eduard Petrovich, Rosa La Barbera, Vita Efremova, and Ekaterina Myshalova (c)

What new adventures await Rapunzel and her friends? Find out in an all-new series of Tangled: The Series! Every day in Corona brings something new for Rapunzel, Eugene, Cassandra, and their friends, and with two tales guaranteed to please, you won’t want to miss this first issue!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • A brand-new three-issue series featuring stories written by fan-favorite Katie Cook starts with this issue!
  • Get ready for all-new adventures featuring Rapunzel, Eugene, Cassandra, Pascal, Maximus, and more!
  • Each issue features an exclusive retailer incentive cover illustrated by artist Gabby Zapata!

Disney’s Tsum Tsum Kingdom—SPOTLIGHT

Thom Zahler, Jeremy Lambert (w) • Philip Murphy, Nico Pena (a) • Nicoletta Baldari (c)

Dive into the secret world of the adorable toys that have taken the world by storm! Tsums Tsums are the loveable, stackable plush toys that are beloved by adults and children alike, but did you know that when people are away, the Tsum Tsums play? Follow along with their silly adventures in this one-shot that’s sure to leave a smile on your face.

FC • 48 pages • $7.99 • ISBN: 978-1-68405-465-7

Bullet points:

  • Written by Thom Zahler (My Little Pony, Love & Capes) and Jerry Lambert (Goosebumps, Monsters at Midnight)
  • More all-ages adventures in the style of the hit YouTube series!
  • With millions of toys sold, Tsum Tsum is a worldwide hit!

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #70—Cover A: Toni Kuusisto

Jeremy Whitley (w) • Toni Kuusisto (a & c)

Rainbow Dash decides the elderly ponies of the retirement village could use some more excitement in their lives. So she invents EXTREME BINGO! What could go wrong?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • A touching tale of crossing the generational divide!
  • Variant cover by Magdalene Calbraith!

My Little Pony: Ponyville Mysteries #5—Cover A: Agnes Garbowska

Christina Rice (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a & c)

The Crusaders have their biggest case yet when a priceless artifact belonging to superstar Songbird Serenade is stolen!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Final issue!
  • Variant cover by Konrad Kachel!

Sonic the Hedgehog #9—Cover A: Lamar Wells

Ian Flynn (w) • Tracy Yardley (a) • Lamar Wells (c)

“The Battle for Angel Island,” Part 1. One of the greatest threats Sonic has ever faced descends upon Angel Island, home of the mystical Master Emerald, seeking to take the Emerald’s power and control the world. Can Sonic and his friends stop the attack on the island—or is it already too late?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Tails, Amy, Knuckles, Tangle, Whisper, Shadow… Everyone’s in this issue!
  • It’s all been building to this!
  • Variant cover by Nathalie Fourdraine!

Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons #2 (of 4)—Cover A: Troy Little

Patrick Rothfuss & Jim Zub (w) • Troy Little (a & c)

Death, dice, and diabolical plans! Rick Sanchez has been power gaming since the ‘70s, but this time he may have finally met his match—his family.

The world’s greatest role-playing game.

Reality’s most dysfunctional animated series.

What could go wrong?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Presented in conjunction with ONI PRESS!
  • Patrick Rothfuss, the multiple award-winning, bestselling author of The Kingkiller Chronicle series, joins Dungeons & Dragons fan-favorite author Jim Zub (Avengers, Wayward) on a tri-dimensional fantasy adventure!
  • 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 Julia Scott, and Tess Fowler!

Impossible Inc. #1 (of 5)—CERTIFIED COOL

J.M. DeMatteis (w) • Mike Cavallaro (a & c)

Join 17-year-old Number Horowitz as she and her team board a cosmic train called the Non-Local Express, riding across the quantum sea and into the Infinite Spiral that leads to other worlds, new dimensions, parallel universes and through time itself.  Impossible, Incorporated is the tale of a teenage girl with extraordinary abilities, seeking the truth about the universe—and her own mysterious past!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Written by Eisner winner J.M. DeMatteis (JLA, The Amazing Spider-Man)
  • With art by Mike Cavallaro (Ben 10 Omniverse, Cartoon Network Action Pack)!
  • Variant cover by Mike Cavallaro!

Lowlifes #4 (of 4)—Cover A: Brian Buccellato

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

Bullet points:

  • 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 & white variant cover by Brian Buccellato!

Wraith

Joe Hill (w) • Charles Paul Wilson, III (a) • Gabriel Rodriguez (c)

A graphic novel prequel to Hill’s New York Times bestselling novel NOS4A2. Discover the terrifying funhouse world of Christmasland and the ageless monster who rules it. Climb into the passenger seat as Hill and artist Charlie “Talent” Wilson III explore Charlie Manx’s twisted beginnings, introduce a new and depraved cast of characters to Christmasland, and take us for a 100 MPH ride down an icy nightmare road in a car with no brakes…

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 204 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-348-3

Bullet points:

  • Written in conjunction with the bestselling novel NOS4A2.
  • “Terrifying at its core, horror fans should definitely pick up.”—Bloody Disgusting
  • NOS4A2 in development for AMC!

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V-Wars, Vol. 1: Crimson Queen

Jonathan Maberry (w) • Alan Robinson (a) • Ryan Brown (c)

V-Wars is set in a world transformed by a global pandemic caused by a millennia-old virus that, once triggered, affects individuals differently depending on their DNA. The result is vampires as unique as their cultures, a response from unaffected humans like never before, and a story that is old-school, scary and complicated.

Springing from the mind of New York Times best-selling author, Jonathan Maberry, this collection begins a non-stop thrill ride of action, horror, and suspense!

TPB • FC • $9.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-063-6

Bullet points:

  • “Jonathan Maberry creates the freshest vampire lore I’ve ever experienced.”–Bree Ogden, Comics Bulletin
  • Soon to be a Netflix series starring Ian Somerhalder!

Offered Again!

V-Wars TPB Vol. 2: All of Us Monsters • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-255-5

Batman: The Complete Silver Age Newspaper Comics Slipcase Set—SPOTLIGHT

Whitney Ellsworth (w) • Shelly Moldoff, Joe Giella, Carmine Infantino, Al Plastino (a) • Pete Poplaski (c)

A three-volume omnibus of the Caped Crusader’s 1960s newspaper strip adventures—never before collected—now in a premium slipcase suitable for stately Wayne Manor. The daily Batman newspaper strip began in 1966, on the heels of the Batmania craze created by the hit television series starring Adam West, and ran through the early 1970s. The strip boasted stories by longtime editor Whitney Ellsworth and art by DC stalwarts Shelly Moldoff, Joe Giella, and Carmine Infantino. This three-book set includes all the black-and-white dailies, plus all the color Sunday strips.

BX-TPB • FC • $99.99 • 768 pages • 11” x 8-1/2” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-396-4

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • Featuring a veritable Who’s Who of Gotham City and beyond: Superman, Green Arrow, The Penguin, The Joker, Mad Hatter, Riddler, Scarecrow, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Two-Face, Catwoman, Batgirl, Killer Moth, Poison Ivy, and Black Canary!

King of the Comics: One Hundred Years of King Features Syndicate

Dean Mullaney, Bruce Canwell, Brian Walker (w) • Various (a & c)

King Features has had a more illustrious and long-lasting history than any other newspaper syndicate, even as it leads the way into the digital age and beyond.

Krazy Kat! Popeye! Flash Gordon! Beetle Bailey! Blondie! Prince Valiant! Hagar the Horrible! Barney Google and Snuffy Smith! Baby Blues! Mutt & Jeff! Zits! Juliet Jones! Buz Sawyer! Steve Canyon! Bizarro! Hi & Lois! Maggie & Jiggs! Johnny Hazard! There are simply too many to list!

From the earliest days, when William Randolph Hearst first added cartoons to his newspapers, comic strips have had a profound impact on popular culture. With the consolidation of Hearst’s various distribution channels in November 1915, King Features was born. A century later, the world’s largest syndicate leads the way into the 21st century and beyond.

TPB • FC • $39.99 • 308 pages • 8-1/2” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-339-1

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • Nominated for two 2016 Eisner Awards: Best Comics-Related Book and Best Publication Design!

LOAC Essentials, Vol. 12: Baron Bean, 1918

George Harriman (w & a & c)

Reprinted for the very first time, these century-old strips comprise a key early work from the creator of Krazy Kat, perhaps the most lauded cartoonist of all time. This book concludes a three-volume LOAC Essentials sub-series by presenting the final year of Baron Bean, one of Herriman’s richest and funniest creations, second only to Krazy Kat, whose citizens occasionally grace these panels.

HC • B&W • $29.99 • 328 pages • 11-1/2” x 4-1/4” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-355-1

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for November release!
  • The New York Journal of Books said that the first volume of LOAC Essentials (Baron Bean) “sets the standard for archival and reprint quality.”

Offered Again!

LOAC Essentials HC Vol. 1: Baron Bean 1916 • B&W • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-442-7

LOAC Essentials HC Vol. 6: Baron Bean 1917 • B&W • $29.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-157-2

Complete Little Orphan Annie, Vol. 15

Harold Gray (w & a & c)

It’s “Open Season for Trouble” as America’s spunkiest kid, “Daddy” Warbucks, and his bodyguards Punjab and The Asp battle wily Communist spies, search for a potentially game-changing mineral known as QX-7, contend with small-town cheats, and make a frightful discovery about disappearing patients at a shady rest home. The action ranges from the played-out mining town of Fiasco, where “Daddy” made his first million, to the land of the genii, where Punjab dispatches his enemies. Meanwhile, Annie and Sandy are separated, but their inevitable reunion may be a silver lining inside a very dark cloud! Volume 15 collects the daily strips and the full-color Sunday pages from March 13, 1950 to October 28, 1951.

HC • PC • $49.99 • 276 pages • 11” x 8-1/2” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-351-3

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for November release!
  • “One of the most impressive comic-strip collections ever produced.”—The Washington Times

Euthanauts #3—Cover A: Nick Robles

Tini Howard (w) • Nick Robles (a & c)

There’s nothing worse than someone coming into your life and solving all your problems. The mess of inheritance burdens Thalia with the ghosts of Mercy’s past while Indigo presents the future. Saga meets The Sandman in a series that explores death, dynasties, and psychonautic mindspaces.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Don’t miss a special enhanced RI variant cover from Jen Bartel (Jem & the Holograms)!
  • Process pages, letters column, behind-the-panel secrets and more!

House Amok #2—Cover A: Shawn McManus

Christopher Sebela (w) • Shawn McManus (a & c)

The Sandifers weren’t always nuts. They were made that way by stories, conspiracies, and coincidence. As Dylan continues to recount how she spent her summer vacation full of murder, the truth behind how she and her family infected each other with madness comes out. Secrets and blood run deep, but family is forever, no matter how deranged they might be.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Variant cover by Caitlin Yarsky!

Punks Not Dead, Vol. 1: Teenage Kicks—CERTIFIED COOL

David Barnett (w) • Martin Simmonds (a & c)

As if being an awkward, bullied 15-year-old wasn’t enough, suddenly “Fergie” Ferguson can see ghosts. Well, one ghost specifically… a certain punk rocker named Sid.

Sid’s spirit has been trapped in London’s Heathrow airport for 40 years, until the day he meets Fergie. Now Sid’s ghost is stuck to Fergie, and Fergie has to content with an unruly Ghost sidekick and some weird, uncontrollable new “abilities.” How does the father Fergie never knew fit into all this? And why is the Department of Extra-Usual Affairs showing an interest? Never mind the bollocks—all of this, plus fish fingers, chunky chips, and endless pints of anarchy in the critically-acclaimed series that collects Punks Not Dead issues #1-6.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-342-1

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • With an introduction by Kieron Gillen!

Bubba Ho-Tep and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers—CERTIFIED COOL

Joshua Jabcuga (w) • Tadd Galusha (a) • Baldemar Rivas (c)

Return to the world of the cult-classic film with this prequel from the mind of its original creator! President Nixon has discovered an alien threat, and he knows there’s only one man he can reach out to for help: Elvis Presley. But will Elvis be enough to defeat a horde of Cosmic Blood-Suckers? This all-new story takes readers back to a world when Elvis truly was The King!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-333-9

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • “… A gore-splattered funfest.”—Publisher’s Weekly

From Hell: Master Edition #1—Cover A: Eddie Campbell—CERTIFIED COOL

Alan Moore (w) • Eddie Campbell (a & c)

Jack is back—and this time, the blood is red.

“My all-time favorite graphic novel… an immense, majestic work about the Jack the Ripper murders, the dark Victorian world they happen in, and the birth of the 20th century.”—Warren Ellis, Entertainment Weekly

Experience FROM HELL as never seen before: fully restored and in color for the first time!

Five unsolved murders. Two of the greatest creators in the history of comics. One sprawling conspiracy, one metropolis on the brink of the 20th century, and one bloody-minded Ripper ushering London into the modern age of terror. The award-winning bestseller FROM HELL, often ranked among the greatest graphic novels of all time, takes on haunting new dimensions in FROM HELL: The Master Edition, enhanced with impressionistic hues by Eddie Campbell himself.

FC • 64 pages • $7.99

Bullet points:

  • This volume contains the prologue, chapters 1 and 2, and all the original annotations!
  • Co-published by Top Shelf Productions (US) and Knockabout (UK)!

The Crow: Memento Mori

Roberto Recchioni and various (w) • Werther Dell’Edera and various (a) • Werther Dell’Edera (c)

The return of a cult icon! Murderers may escape the law, but they’re not safe from the vengeance of The Crow in this all-new story. Follow David through the streets of Rome, as he deals with the memories and emotional pain of his loss and seeks holy vengeance against the terrorists that murdered him and his girlfriend. This new story continues the major themes of the original indie-comics cult classic that spawned a goth franchise. Also includes a short story by Micol Beltramini and Angelo Mennillo.

TPB • FC • $15.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-334-6

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • “Not only is it absolutely stunning visually—Werther Dell’Edera’s art and Giovanna Niro’s colors are gorgeous and perfect for the feel of the issue—–but the story is striking while also bringing something new to the table.”—ComicBook.com

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The Crow: Curare TP • FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-746-6

The Crow: Death and Rebirth HC • FC • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-558-5

The Crow: Midnight Legends, TP Vol. 2: Flesh and Blood • B&W • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-483-0

Beauty of Horror: Ghosts of Christmas Coloring Book—CERTIFIED COOL

Alan Robert (a & c)

This new addition to the popular series of adult coloring books will fill even the longest nights of the year with the Beauty of Horror. May your days be scary and bright! Ghouliana sinks her fangs into The North Pole, causing all kinds of chaos and havoc on Christmas Eve with this spooktacular holiday-themed coloring book! Each perforated page is easily removable and ready for display under the mistletoe. Ghosts of Christmas is intricately illustrated by best-selling artist Alan Robert and is overflowing with limb-filled stockings, zombified elves, burning gingerbread houses, and decaying reindeer. Even good ol’ Saint Nick is terrified to turn the pages! A terrific gift idea for horror enthusiasts and fans of the Beauty of Horror series.

TPB • B&W • $12.99 • 64 pages • 7” x 7” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-332-2

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • HorrorTalk.com called the second book in the series “the perfect gift to give someone who likes a little scare.”

Giantkillers—Cover A: Bart Sears

Bart Sears (w) • Rick Leonardi, Matthew Dow Smith, Meghan Hetrick, Bart Sears (a) • Bart Sears (c)

Arkon the Giantkiller is fated to protect Auoro, the One True Chosen, so that she may destroy the evil Lord Omin. She just has to survive long enough to do it! Bart Sears pens the story he has always wanted to tell, a tale of brutal sword-swinging action as Arkon seeks to rescue the infant Auoro from her captors. With art by the all-star team of Rick Leonardi (X-Men) and Matthew Dow Smith (X-Files), the issue also includes a short story with art by Meghan Hetrick (Red Thorn), and a prose story written and illustrated by Bart Sears. Only an oversized, prestige format could contain this much epic storytelling!

FC • 48 pages • $7.99

Bullet points:

  • An exciting new one-shot printed in prestige format!

Rick Veitch’s The One—CERTIFIED COOL

Rick Veitch (w & a & c)

The classic revisionist superhero saga that predates Watchmen and The Dark Knight Returns and presented a shocking worldview that almost predicted today’s political climate! Rick Veitch’s groundbreaking series has been called the last word on superheroes. It is a world-spanning, continent-crushing, over-the-top adventure story that brings the United States and Russia to the brink of annihilation… from both nuclear warheads and crazed superheroes-run-amok!

HC • FC • $29.99 • 200 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-358-2

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for November release!
  • Completely remastered with new scans and updated color—all overseen by Veitch himself.
  • Introduction by Alan Moore!

James Cameron’s The Abyss Artisan Edition: Adapted by Michael William Kaluta

Randy Stradley (w) • Michael Wm. Kaluta (a & c)

Now in the one-of-a-kind Artisan Edition format, the comic adaptation of the Academy Award-winning film from the director of Aliens, Avatar, The Terminator, and Titanic.

In 1989, writer Randy Stradley and acclaimed artist M.W. Kaluta released their comic adaptation of James Cameron’s Academy Award-winning film The Abyss, the story of the crew of an experimental underwater drilling rig called Deepcore and their dangerous mission to the bottom of the ocean in search of a missing U.S. Navy submarine that would change the world (and their lives) forever. Now, IDW Publishing is proud to bring you The Abyss in our Artisan Edition format, presented with the same exacting quality standards as our award-winning Artist’s Edition series, just at a smaller (and more manageable!) size. Nearly every page has been scanned from M.W. Kaluta’s incredible original art in full color in order to capture all the nuances that make original art special and unique–blue pencil notations, tape, white-out, and more.

HC • B&W • $39.99 • 80 pages • 8” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-349-0

Expected in-store date: 11/14/18

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for November release!
  • 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of The Abyss.
  • Gallery section including sketches and preliminaries by M.W. Kaluta!

Nickelodeon’s Splat Attack!

Jonathan Ying (d) • Troy Little and David Garcia Cruz (a)

Prepare for the food fight to end all food fights in an all-star, jam-packed, crossover event featuring Nickelodeon’s Spongebob Squarepants, Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, and Invader Zim. In Nickelodeon’s Splat Attack!, two to four players select a team and head to the cafeteria to unload their trays! Sling unique food items and roll dice to determine your hits! When getting splattered with food, pull a splat token from a lunch bag and place it on your character’s grid. If your character’s grid is full, then they’re splat’d and out of the game!

Nickelodeon’s Splat Attack! is a family-friendly, miniatures combat game that features custom dice-rolling combat, hand management, and a unique damage system that has players laying splat tiles onto their characters until their characters are completely covered in food-splats!

2-4 players • Playable from ages 14+ • 45-60 minutes • MSRP $59.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01480-8

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for October release!
  • Includes 16 highly-detailed plastic miniatures and custom dice!
  • Features inventive player damage system designed by Jonathan Ying!
  • Incredible artwork from Troy Little and David Garcia Cruz!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Deck Boxes (Set of 4)

Kevin Eastman (a)

Protect your cards with official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Deck Boxes! Featuring each of your favorite Turtles, this two-piece constructed deck box holds up to 82 standard sized cards in sleeves and is made with super thick, 800gsm chipboard with full color printing. Protect your cards or use it to store your tokens, dice, and other accessories! This set of four deck boxes is a must-have for all Turtle fans!

MSRP $14.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01604-8

Bullet points:

  • Artwork from TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman!
  • Each deck box holds up to 100 standard sized cards or 82 cards in sleeves!

Offered again!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past

Kevin Wilson (d) • Tony Vargas (a) • Mateus Santalouco (c)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past is a miniatures combat, scenario-driven campaign game that features story content from the IDW TMNT comic. Taking the role of their favorite Turtle or the ultimate villain Shredder, players battle their way through a series of 60 to 90-minute missions in which they develop their characters’ strengths, fighting styles, and equipment along the way to create a lasting story arc. Fan-favorite characters like Casey Jones and Alopex appear throughout the missions as the Turtles call on their closest allies for help in battling their deadliest foes. Designed by premiere game designer Kevin Wilson (Descent, Arkham Horror) and featuring more than 40 sculpted miniatures, 12 unique maps and over 100 cards with all-new original artwork, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past is the definitive gaming experience.

2-5 players • Playable from ages 14_ • 60-90 minutes • MSRP $89.99 • UPC: 8-27714-00929-3

via IDW Publishing

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