This is a bit of news I’m really happy about. For years I, and many of the Major Spoilers Crew have been fans of Decoder Ring Theater’s Red Panda Adventures. When the tales of the Red Panda got the digital treatment from Monkeybrain Comics, I devoured every issue. Now IDW Publishing and Monkeybrain Comics are giving Red Panda the print treatment.
The story of Locke & Key may be coming to a close, but IDW Limited is just getting started. Available today from IDWLimited.com, fans can pre-order Locke & Key: Head Games in a new deluxe, limited-edition format (http://idwlimited.com/series/locke-key.html). This oversized hardcover comes packaged in an exclusive tray case and cover only available through this release. Each book is packed with extras, including: an exclusive photo portfolio, a Head or Echo Key produced by Skelton Crew Studios just for this edition, and a secret compartment containing pages from the Locke family journal!
With smash hits like Edison Rex and Amelia Cole, MonkeyBrain Comics and IDW Publishing have established a new precedent for comics moving from digital to print. After success being serialized digitally, these great titles get handsome collections, meant for the traditional comic and book markets. The next title to find a whole new audience in print will be Artful Daggers: Fifty Years Later, scheduled to hit shelves in March 2014.
Everyone knows beloved Twilight Sparkle and her best friends, but have you ever wanted to know what the other ponies in Equestria are up to? Starting in January you will get a chance with the new ongoing comic series My Little Pony: Friends Forever. This collection, based on the animated hit series, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, airing on the Hub Network, will be made up of one-shot stories that focus on different pairs of ponies getting into various hijinx and will feature a mix of new creators as well as old favorites.
From the minds of writer Eric Garcia (Matchstick Men) and artist Javier Fernandez, Darby Pop Publishing’s City: The Mind in the Machine will make its debut this February!
On this, the anniversary weekend of Doctor Who, it seems appropriate to look at the climactic chapter of IDW’s 50th anniversary celebration of our favorite Time Lord. Will it compare to the television version? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
IDW will once again return to the Long Beach Comic Con over the weekend of November 23rd & 24th. The schedule will be packed with impressive signings, and a great panel full of surprises and giveaways.
Michael Chiklis has joined forces with IDW Entertainment to develop and produce his comic series Pantheon as a new scripted live-action television series. IDW Entertainment will fund the development of the project and will be co-produced with Circle of Confusion.
IDW Publishing has released the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in February 2014.
I hope you’re ready for some diversity in comics, because in the 108th episode, I have a great interview with Sohaib Awan from Jinnrise, a terrific comic made available here in the U.S. by IDW Publishing! We chat about the series and the importance of comics being educational as well as entertaining, so I’m sure you’ll enjoy hearing what he has to say.
Then everything wraps up with the latest “News & Previews!” Don’t miss it!
- Direct Download
- Subscribe via iTunes
- Subscribe to the Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed!
- Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed RSS Feed
- Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers VIP. It will help ensure Wayne’s Comics Podcast continues far into the future!
Darby Pop Publishing in partnership with IDW launches the first in its new line of all-original comic books this December with the release of the satiric superhero tale, Indestructible.
As announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2013, the genetically modified G.I., Rogue Trooper is returning! Expanding the relationship started with the successful Judge Dredd series, IDW and Rebellion/2000 AD will return to the frontlines of Nu-Earth and Rogue Trooper with an outstanding creative team!