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Press Release For five days only, Eisner Award winner David Petersen will tour Southern California, providing fans the opportunity to meet the man behind the small but valiant swashbucklers of Mouse Guard: Winter 1152. Three of those days will be spent at the Long Beach Comic Convention, taking place October 2nd through 4th, where Petersen will sign a limited number of exclusive prints each day. Petersen will begin his tour with signings at two comic book shops: Comickaze in San Diego on September 30th, and Secret Headquarters in Los Angeles on the evening of October 1st.

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San Diego, CA (July 24, 2009) – Following on the thrilling Comic-Con exclusive footage of the upcoming Screen Gems film Legion, IDW Publishing announces the movie prequel, co-written by the film’s director Scott Stewart and Tom Waltz (Silent Hill: Sinner’s Reward). Legion: Prophets, IDW’s four-issue weekly miniseries, leads directly into the movie, setting the scene for an all-out war between Heaven and Earth. “The premise of the film is great, and a little scary,” said IDW Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Chris Ryall. “Who hasn’t looked around at what’s going on in the world and thought that the Apocalypse really might be coming soon?

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Press Release San Diego, CA (July 24, 2009) – After the huge success of this summer’s blockbuster TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN  movie, IDW is keeping the excitement going with three new TRANSFORMERS series. Under license from Hasbro, IDW is proud to offer fans The TRANSFORMERS, the first ongoing series in years, written by the critically-acclaimed Mike Costa. Coming in November, TRANSFORMERS #1 starts things off with not one, but two, huge events so CYBERTON-shattering that the lives of the TRANSFORMERS characters will never be the same.

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San Diego, CA (April 13, 2009) – Good things come in threes at IDW! Capping off a week of milestones, IDW is proud to enter the ranks of Diamond’s top three publishers for the first time in March. In addition to reaching third, IDW is also celebrating its tenth anniversary, and boasts five Eisner nominations, another new company record. “This is a huge milestone for us, and the culmination of a decade of hard work by the many different people to have contributed to IDW over the years,” said Ted Adams, CEO of IDW. “We have a lot to be

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Zenescope Entertainment

Zenescope Entertainment sent word that the company and No Quarter Entertainment have canceled the planned No Quarter pirate-themed comic book scheduled for June 2009. The venture was anticipated by Zenescope fans, especially those hungry for a pirate series.  “We feel bad that we let our fans down a bit after promoting the release and getting some great feedback but unfortunately sometimes the unexpected occurs.” said Zenescope Executive VP, Ralph Tedesco “We do wish No Quarter Entertainment luck with their future endeavors and hopefully the book will be published at some point, even if it’s not under the Zenescope label.” The

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If there’s one thing his presidency has proven – Barack Obama can sell comic books. IDW Publishing is back with another Barack Obama themed comic, this time looking at his first 100 days in office. (San Diego, CA; February 28, 2009) — Capture history with IDW Publishing’s new comic book series about America’s 44th president, Barack Obama. Hot on the heels of IDW’s repeatedly sold out Presidential Material: Barack Obama comic (now in its fifth printing), this two-issue series will chronicle then-Senator Obama from his Greek column-framed acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in August, through the 100th day

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Press Release (San Diego, CA; February 28, 2009) IDW Publishing is pleased to announce The Family Circus Library by Bil Keane. The Family Circus, which was originally published in only 19 newspapers, is now seen in over 1500 newspapers worldwide, making it one of the most enduring and popular comic strips ever. Drawing inspiration from his own family’s antics, Bil Keane brought the charming adventures of Billy, Dolly, Jeffy & PJ to life where they have been beloved by millions of readers ever since

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(San Diego, CA; February 26, 2009) — It’s a union based on super powers, learning your place in the world, and danger! In this latest collection of stories from the mind and pen of John Byrne, IDW packs two time-lost series together—Danger Unlimited and Babe. First up is the four-part Danger Unlimited, the first universe and characters Byrne created after leaving Marvel. In DU, the year is 2061, and long ago alien forces conquered the Earth, making sure to eradicate all humans with super powers to ensure their continued reign over the planet. But an unexpected survivor from the past,

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Press Release (San Diego, CA; February 24, 2009) Brian Hibbs joins IDW Publishing for the second collection of his influential column “Tilting at Windmills.”   Owner of San Francisco’s premier comic book store, Comix Experience, Hibbs provides a dynamic and useful guide for new and established retailers who sell comics. Tilting at Windmills Volume 1, also available from IDW, was a startlingly prescient look at the rise and fall of the comics industry in the ‘90’s. Tilting at Windmills Volume 2 is sure to prove as insightful and colorful a read as Hibbs tackles topics as controversial and varied as book

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(San Diego, CA; January 30, 2009) — IDW’s successful Complete Dick Tracy series is getting bigger…and better. CEO Ted Adams, who initiated the series and edited its first six volumes, has announced that Tracy is being folded into IDW’s Library of American Comics imprint, alongside Terry and the Pirates, Little Orphan Annie, and other classic newspaper strip titles. Eisner award-winner Dean Mullaney is assuming the helm of the series with volume 7 of Chester Gould’s masterpiece, covering more than 600 chronological dailies and Sundays from 1941 to 1943. “This is a dream come true for me,” says Mullaney. “Dick Tracy

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(San Diego, CA; January 13, 2009) – This month IDW Publishing debuts the singularly titled G.I. JOE, the first of three initial comic book series in which the elite military force G.I. JOE and COBRA are fully revitalized and re-established for a new generation of fans. IDW set the stage with a kick-off issue, G.I. JOE #0, released in October, 2008, after it was announced that IDW had reached a deal with Hasbro to re-launch the G.I. JOE comic book franchise.

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Press Release (San Diego, CA and Prince Edward Island, Canada, December 1, 2008)  IDW Publishing will release the new graphic novel by Troy Little entitled Angora Napkin in January 2009. An animated pilot of Angora Napkin is also in production and set to air on Teletoon, Canada in March 2009. Angora Napkin is an adult comedy about a pop music trio of girls who constantly find themselves mired in the horrible and confronted with the macabre.   Unable to recognize the dark side of any situation, they always seem to come out on top (with the help of their impromptu peppy

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IDW has a plan to clear out its back catalog of comic books and graphic novels, by holding a one day sale at the company’s headquaters in San Diego on Saturday, December 6, from 10am-3pm. “Our warehouse manager is literally buried,” says IDW’s Chief Operating Officer, Greg Goldstein. “After 10 years of publishing, it’s only natural that the boxes have piled up because of accidental print overruns, books that were set aside as office copies, books intended for reviewers and others earmarked for promotional purposes. Time to get them out of here.” The sale includes limited editions and signed copies,

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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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