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Fishtown Arrives with Hardcover

Kevin Colden, creator of the webcomic Fishtown, dropped Major Spoilers an e-mail to let everyone know IDW Publishing will release a hardcover collection of the series in November. Originally serialized as a weekly webcomic, IDW is proud to collect the entire story into deluxe hardcover form.  Inspired by real events, Colden’s story explores what leads a group of teens to commit a heinous crime.  FISHTOWN is an absorbing read that compels the reader to explore a world they hope to never experience. With the switch from webcomic to print, Colden assured us that all the artwork has been cleaned up…

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IDW to Launch Three G.I. Joe Titles

That’s right, not one, not two, but three G.I. Joe titles will be coming your way in January 2009 from IDW Publishing.  The company contacted us to let us know G.I. Joe #0 will kick off the three series, when it arrives in October. G.I. JOE #0, a $1.00, 24-page comic being released next month, will debut three new series launching in early ’09. The issue contains three stand-alone five-page stories unique to the #0 issue, as well as character sketches and commentary from artist Robert Atkins, previews of upcoming covers, and interviews with the new G.I. JOE creators. The…

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IDW Launches New Transformers Series

IDW is releasing a new five-issue series based on the continuity of Cartoon Network’s Transformers animated television show. In “Dispatches,” Animated series head writer Marty Isenberg, along with artist Dario Brizuela take a brand-new look at the story behind the AUTOBOTS’ arrival on Earth. You’ve seen the Animated movie, but do you know the whole story? You will as ULTRA MAGNUS, SENTINEL PRIME, STARSCREAM, BLACKARACHNIA, and many more tell their sides of the story that started it all! The TRANSFORMERS Animated series will also feature OILSLICK, who was originally intended to be a toy-only character, but the creators found a…

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IDW Brings Back Classic Sci-Fi

IDW has announced it is reviving long out of print science fiction tales in its New Classics of the Fantastic line.  First up from the company will be the Hugo Award-winning Nightwings by Robert Silverberg. Earth’s long descent into hopelessness and despair created a civilization divided into guilds. One such guild is the Watchers, charged with keeping vigilant watch over the heavens against the alien invasion prophecy has long expected. But in a moment of weakness one skeptical Watcher is distracted… and the attack begins! Spared from destruction during the fateful invasion, the Watcher soon travels from the ancient city…

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IDW Announced Fubear Hardcover

Press Release (San Diego, August 13, 2008)   — What is Fubear? Fubear is the schism that exists between “funny ha-ha” and “funny-strange.” At least that’s what creator David Slade tells us. Coming this August from IDW Publishing, Fubear is a nice, small, square hardcover collection of the illustrations which served as inspiration for the animated comic/horror short “Meatdog: What’s Fer Dinner”, a short film that premiered at Comic Con in July 2008 and will play to the over seven million users of Xbox LIVE this fall.

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IDW New Titles for 2008 – 2009

If you missed all of the San Diego Comic Con coverage, there was a lot of stuff going on after all, IDW has sent Major Spoilers the rundown of all the new titles the company announced for the rest of 2008 and into 2009.

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SDCC’08: And the Rest

While there were a lot of companies that had news to share in their panel, there really wasn’t enough to justify a single article for each.  To make sure we try to get as much complete coverage as we can, here’s a summary of the tid-bits coming from the rest.

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SDCC’08: Cooke on Parker

For those of you who have been pining away for news on Darwyn Cooke’s next project, your wait is over.  IDW Publishing announced last night that Cooke is creating four original graphic novels based on the Richard Stark “Parker” crime fiction series of books. Originally published in the 1960s, Stark’s novels featuring the Parker character – The Hunter, The Outfit, the Mourner and The Man with the Getaway Face – are tough and tautly composed.  The Parker character is known as one of the most fascinating and compelling criminals in crime fiction. Lee Marvin played Parker in John Boorman’s film…

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Werewolves the New Zombie?

IDW Publishing has announced a new werewolf mini-series to be written and illustrated by 30 Days of Night Ben Templesmith.    Welcome to Hoxford tells the tale of Raymond Delgado, an inmate at the Hoxford Correctional Facility and Mental Institution.  Strange things are afoot when Dr. Jessica Ainley can’t get access to her patients and begins to dive deeper into the goings on at the institution. “It’s odd,” said Templesmith. “But the whole reason this book exists is because my work has been banned from a few prisons. I’m told it’s among the darkest work I’ve ever done, and I don’t…

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IDW Trades Snaked

IDW Publishing has announced it will be collecting the three-issue mini-series Snaked into a trade paperback. Written by Clifford Meth, with art by Rufus Dayglo, Snaked tells the story of Bill Timmons, who is born with scales and a latent ability for bloody outburst… but when Timmons makes it to the high-profile political scene, he finds out who the *real* snakes are. The trade will also include the original short stories that were inspired by the series and illustrated by Dave Cockrum.  If you are a fan of comics that are turned into movies, you might want to snag this…

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Dreamland Chronicles Goes Monthly

IDW Publishing has announced it will publish the award winning The Dreamland Chronicles in a monthly format.  While the website features all the new material first, reading a dramatic story, like the current arc, can be quite frustrating as there aren’t any pages to turn once you reach the end.  The monthly format will work great for the Christian Sava tale. Dreamland tells the story of Alexander Carter and his discovery of a necklace that takes him to a magical world of his childhood dreams. There he finds danger, adventure, and romance. Every night he enters Dreamland, a world filled…

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IDW Publishing Announces San Diego Comic-Con Schedule

Press Release (San Diego, July 7, 2008) IDW Publishing is proud to present unexpected happenings and exciting news at this year’s Comic-Con.  The Con runs from Thursday July 24 to Sunday July 27th, and throughout the show, IDW (booth #1705) will be offering a number of Con exclusive comic books and other items listed below that are only available during the show. IDW’s two panels will run down upcoming projects and feature special guests and surprise announcements.

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New Doctor Who Series on the way from IDW

IDW landed a pretty big hit with the adventures of the tenth Doctor Who, and in August fans and readers will get to see what the company can do with past Doctor incarnations.  In addition to seeing all of the old Doctors, IDW has signed Y, The Last Man artist Pia Guerra to do the work, with Tony Lee writing the six-issue mini-series. In Doctor Who: The Forgotten, Dr. Who finds himself stranded in a strange Museum that’s dedicated to him; and with no TARDIS in sight. The Doctor and Martha must make sense of their surroundings, hindered by one…