Juliet Landau & Brian Lynch (w) Franco Urru (a) Franco Urru, Nick Runge (c) ""Druzilla"" herself, Juliet Landau, enters the comics Whedonverse by co-writing alongside Brian Lynch a special two-parter that brings Druzilla into the After the Fall universe. As an added bonus, each issue will feature a special back-up pictorial with Landau, too. 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
The post-apocalyptic DUNGEONS & DRAGONS setting's first ever comic continues! Beneath a crimson sun lie wastelands of majestic desolation and cities of cruel splendor where life hangs by a thread. Welcome to Athas! In Part 3 of ""Ianto's Tomb,"" Grudvik and Aki find danger at every turn in the free city of Tyr as we see a reunion and a new player take the stage.
(W) Marc Andreyko (A) Stephen Molnar (C) Joe & Rob Sharp What was released by the bombing in Greece? Why does it send Zeus on an impromptu road trip to NYC? Who is the mysterious woman summoned by the Secretary of Defense? And where does college-student-turned-wanted man Hamilton Finch fit into Zeus' plan? Well, the answers are all inside the second issue of Pantheon (And whatever you do, don't turn to the last page first! You've been warned!), created by Michael Chiklis! [(w) Michael Chiklis, Marc Andreyko (a) Stephen Molnar (ca) The Sharp Brothers]
THAT HELLBOUND TRAIN #3 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - of 3 Description: Robert Bloch, Joe and John Lansdale (w) Dave Wachter (a) Mike Manomivibul (c) Martin's deal with the Conductor of the Hellbound Train has brought him the ability to chose the perfect moment to enshrine his success forever. But the Conductor knows something that Martin doesn""t... that his own vices will be his undoing! Martin is on a train ride with destiny and the last stop is Hell! Will he be able make a detour in time? The Lansdales and Dave Wachter bring Robert Bloch's classic American folk tale to a fantastic conclusion!
The AUTOBOTS"" finest begin their descent into hell, and all bets are off. The true nature of the WRECKERS"" mission is revealed and the reappearance of an old enemy drastically reduces the chances of anyone making it back alive. Nick Roche and co-writer James Roberts start lining up the body bags. [transformers]
Separated in the Underdark, Fell's Five find an ancient temple filled with unspeakable sacrifices... and dwarven heroes who are not what they appear to be! Join us as John Rogers and Andrea Di Vito bring us the latest chapter in their thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery!
Matt Sturges (w) Kelly Yates (a) Amy Mebberson (c) The Doctor and Sir Callum have ridden out to storm the Dread Tower, but what they discovered there casts a new and terrible light on the history of this medieval fantasy world. With Amy's life hanging by a thread, the Doctor is running out of time. And the only thing standing between them is... well, it's a really big, fire-breathing dragon controlled by a psychopath. That's a new one. Matt Sturges, Eisner Award-nominated writer of Jack of Fables, spins this yarn, featuring covers by Mark Buckingham of Miracleman and Fables fame.
Larry Hama (w) S L Gallant (a) Larry Hama (c) The mission has begun: Flint, Lady Jaye and Heavy Duty take point on a top-secret operation to find an elusive foe that was long-thought dead. How will they track him down? Can they complete the mission before they lose the element of surprise? And what role does Sneak Peek play in all this? Find out the truth in this month's G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO!
Marc Andreyko & Michael McMillian (w) Joe Corroney (a) Corroney, J. Scott Campbell (c) ""Tainted,"" part 1. Our friends in Bon Temps just can't seem to catch a break these days. Sookie Stackhouse's world is turned upside down when contaminated bottles of Tru Blood cause the Southern Vampire population to go berserk! Looks like those growing human/vampire tensions aren't going to simmer down anytime soon! But who (or what) is behind the bad ""Blood""? And Hoyt plans to do what for Jessica?! The latest ""head-turning"" story arc of the True Blood comic series starts here! Full Color. 32 pages
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #10 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Description: John Rogers (w) Andrea Di Vito (a) menton3 (c) Fell's Five has broken into the First Lord's underground fortress. They have to steal the Guide of Gates, or die in darkness... if they're lucky. Join John Rogers and Andrea Di Vito as they bring us the latest chapter in these thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery!
Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (w) Antonio Fuso (a & c) After the shocking events of last issue, all bets are off for the last chapter of Chuckles' undercover saga. He'll have to face enemies, friends... and, finally, himself. Costa, Gage, and Fuso finally bring one of the most shocking GI Joe stories of all time to a close, and not everyone is getting out alive. Full Color. 32 pages
TRANSFORMERS ONGOING #23 (10-COPY VARIANT COVER) - Description: James Roberts (w) Alex Milne (a) Alex Milne x 2 (c) CHAOS Prelude! Last issue, you discovered the first ever meeting between Optimus Prime and Megatron. And if the surprises there weren't enough-you won't believe what happens just hours later! Optimus Prime recounts the fascinating end of their introduction as he decides the fate of the jailed Megatron. This one's a keeper, folks! Now let the CHAOS BEGIN!
(W) Simon Furman (A) Carlos Magno (C) Magno, Brian Rood Layers within layers are revealed as the massive global conspiracy that is Project: Nefarious continues to unfold. OPTIMUS PRIME wants answers, and he's prepared to go to any lengths to get them. But how far is too far? And by committing his forces to stopping SOUNDWAVE, is Prime just playing right into The Initiative's hands?
Chuck Dixon (w) Javier Saltares (a) Tom Feister, Saltares (c) The COBRA CIVIL WAR roars on! General Hawk is hunted by a squad of desperate killers in the nation's capital! The Pit is under attack by Stormshadow and Zartan and mercy is NOT in their vocabulary. The contest to decide who will be Cobra Commander gets bloodier. Can the Joes survive?
CLASSIFIED! TOP SECRET! This is the G.I. JOE book that defines the future for both G.I. Joe and Cobra. Don't miss it.
David Lapham (w) Werther Dell""Edera (a) Tom Feister (c) David Lapham's ""Sedition by Numbers"" continues here! The Mad Monk begins his training with COLOSSUS WORLD SECURITY, INC., which is owned by COBRA, of course. Torture is the routine and Monk is singled out for extra attention. If the camp doesn't break him, then his first mission might have him wondering whose side he's on. There's no bottom to this rabbit hole.
DISASTER IN SPACE! What's the very worst thing you could find on board a four million year old spaceship? Clue: it's ancient, it's deadly, and it shouldn't exist-but it's killing the Transformers anyway! It's AUTOBOTS versus boogieman in a Transformers story unlike any you've seen before, as the exciting new direction rolls out! [(W) James Roberts (A/CA) Alex Milne]
TERROR BEYOND THE STARS! The dark secret at the heart of Delphi is revealed as Ratchet's world starts to fall apart. Time is running out for the Autobot's Chief Medical Officer and his band of followers, who must confront an enemy that literally cannot be reckoned with. Warning: not everyone will make it out alive! [(W) James Roberts (A) Alex Milne (CA) Marcelo Matere]
Bill Willingham, Bill Williams (w) Brian Denham, David Messina (a) Jenny Frison, David Messina (c) Where has the ""hero of L.A."" gone? While Team Angel Investigations try to figure out how to handle the everyday demons, danger, and evil-doing on their own, Angel's whereabouts turn out to be part of a seriously sinister conspiracy. Plus: chapter of the Eddie Hope back-up by Williams and Messina.
John Byrne (w & a & c) Writer/artist John Byrne returns to Angel for this special one-shot featuring a new spin on a classic horror confrontation. Out of darkness and nightmare he comes for what he claims is rightfully his-but Angelus is there before him. Two legendary monsters. One goal. Who will claim the prize? Full Color. 32 pages.
INFESTATION: OUTBREAK #3 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - of 4 Description: Chris Ryall & Tom Waltz (w) David Messina (a) David Messina (c) Consider the new Infestation... OUTBROKEN! Covert Vampiric Operations are on the verge of being overwhelmed as the threat goes global. Team-infighting, malfunctioning new super-powers and a mischievous, chain-smoking little alien named Archie could all derail the team... at the exact moment when CVO needs to be at its finest! Action-a-plenty here, folks!
David Tischman, Mariah Huehner (w) David Messina (a) Messina, Joe Corroney (c) Sex with his hot teacher has disastrous results for the teenaged Jason, but it's Lafayette's coming-of-age story, and how it may have affected his psychologically fragile mother that gives the Imp Shaloop-the spirit holding them hostage-a rise. Will Bill get to his story before daylight, and why does Sookie think the trickster spirit may be hiding the biggest secret of all? The truth is black and white-and red all over.
Tony Lee (w) Matthew Dow Smith (a) Matthew Dow Smith (c) Bodysnatchers: Part 1 of 2! Finding themselves inside an alien asylum, the Doctor, Amy, and Rory discover that many of the human patients within actually house the minds of some of the Doctor's most terrifying enemies! As the Doctor tries to work out who has done this hideous body swap, the inmates riot... and two characters will never be the same again!
Mike Costa (w) Antonio Fuso (a) Zach Howard, Fuso (c) Tomax has had a bad year. He lost his twin brother, the only person he ever cared about. Cobra considers him a basket case and he's been captured by G.I. JOE in a failed assassination attempt. But has losing Xamot broken him... or made him even more dangerous? Cobra's biggest wild-card gets played as the COBRA CIVIL WAR marches on.
James Roberts (w) Alex Milne (a) Nick Roche (c) The new TRANSFORMERS direction blasts off! Trapped in space, their ship critically damaged, the Autobots try to rally what's left of their forces. And to complicate matters, Skids arrives on the scene, guns blazing! Who is he? What does he want? Where does he come from? Unfortunately, not even Skids knows the answers...
Larry Hama (w) S L Gallant (a) Gallant, Herb Trimpe (c) Trouble for G.I. Joe! As Firefly and Crystal Ball prepared their insidious operation to infiltrate a G.I. Joe stronghold located in the heart of the Chrysler building, an arctic Joe team was ambushed by Cobra and taken prisoner. But all is not lost: Blizzard evades the ambush and prepares to head in, guns a-blazing! This is one issue of G.I. Joe: Real American Hero you can't afford to miss! NOTE: The variant cover has the incorrect issue number on the outside of the book (it indicates #165, where as the indicia indicates it as #168)
Scott Lobdell (w) David Messina, Mirco Pierfederici (a) Dave Dorman, Messina (c) Spinning out of the events of Angel #23, Gunn and Illyria embark on their very own four-part miniseries. Fully restored in body if not in mind, Illyria-infected with humanity-and Gunn-infected with darkness-hit the road in an attempt to find redemption, or die trying. By Scott Lobdell (Galaxy Quest) and David Messina (Star Trek: Countdown)! 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
Brian Lynch (w) Stephen Mooney (a) Mooney, Nick Runge (c) ""Boys and Their Toys,"" Part 1 of 2: Somebody has made a movie based on Angel's adventures in hell! Angel and Spike go to a comic con to see how badly Hollywood has mangled true events, only to find themselves surrounded by supernatural evil at every turn. Can Angel tell the difference between an evil demon and a 14-year-old fanboy dressed as an evil demon? Is there a difference? The Angel: After the Fall team of Brian Lynch and Stephen Mooney throw Angel and Spike into an all-new hell!
DOCTOR WHO ONGOING VOL. 2 #8 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Description: Tony Lee (w) Matthew Dow Smith (a) Matthew Dow Smith (c) The stunning conclusion of ""When Worlds Collide""! Can the Doctor find his TARDIS in time to keep the amusement park planet from being destroyed? Or are Amy, Rory, and everyone else there doomed?! Find out from the world-class creative team of Tony Lee and Matthew Dow Smith!
ZOMBIES: ECLIPSE OF THE UNDEAD #3 - Full-Color Creators: El Torres (w) Yair Herrera (a & c) Description: The huge LA refugee camp, home to the desperate survivors of the zombie outbreak, has been abandoned by their protectors in the armed forces. As wave after wave of flesh-hungry zombies pour into the camp, it's every man and woman for themselves. This could be the end of them all, but a small, mismatched group is determined to make it out alive... if they don't kill each other first. 32 pages.
TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED MOVIE ADAPTATION #1 - (Bob Budiansky/Don Figueroa) Take a look back at a classic — the animated 1986 Transformers: The Movie. This four-part adaptation adds in extra scenes and little touches for fans of all ages.
Meet... THE PACK! On post-civil war CYBERTRON, in the strained lull in hostilities between the MAXIMALS and the PREDACONS, they are the team of hard-hitters that does not exist, is not sanctioned officially by any part of the MAXIMAL HIGH COMMAND. They are also MAGMATRON's last hope and currently en route to Earth to find RAZORBEAST's time-displaced MAXIMALS. If they fail, nothing can prevent the rise of 'the nemesis' and the end of CYBERTRON! By the fan-favorite team of Simon Furman and Don Figueroa.
[Simon Furman (W); Don Figueroa (A); Figueroa, Nick Roche (C)]
Arie Kaplan and Robby Musso continue to tell the story of past Racers throughout history. In medieval England, inexperienced teenager Sprint Rackham must outrace a madman who's kidnapped Lady Beatrix via his giant mechanical dragon. Even with a suit of armor designed by a wizard, can Sprint rescue her in time? Meanwhile in the present, Speed, Racer X, and Trixie find themselves one step closer to the mystery carjacker, as they come under attack in a super-garage beneath Mercury Pictures! [Arie Kaplan (W); Robby Musso (A); Musso, Rob & Joe Sharp (C)]
Detective Coogan is dead and falling a part fast. Now he is not only in a race to solve his own murder, but in a race to save his body before he falls apart. Wrightson and Niles continue unraveling the strangest Horror Noir series of all-time as Dr. Baxter finally reveals what he's been hiding that was worth killing for. Bugs, Broads and Bizarre Action are the game of this game. [Steve Niles (w) Bernie Wrightson (a & c)]
IDW Publishing and Gold Eagle Books continue the all-new comic adventures of Don Pendleton's Mack Bolan, the Executioner! The original one-man army continues his battle against the Border Steel Cartel. Bolan and a pair of ATF agents meet to discuss the Cartel when violence explodes on the streets of Brownsville. Can Bolan keep the bloodshed from claiming innocent lives? Writer Doug Wojtowicz and artist S.L. Gallant deploy once more, with Rebecca A. Wrigley providing literally blazing cover fire. [Doug Wojtowicz (w); S.L. Gallant (a); Rebecca A. Wrigley (c)]
The all-new, original comic based on the hit TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED series on Cartoon Network continues here courtesy of the show's head writer Marty Isenberg. A young OPTIMUS PRIME has an unsettling encounter during his days at the AUTOBOT ACADEMY. Plus an offbeat tale featuring BLITZWING, LUGNUT, and SWINDLE! 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. A variant cover by is available as part of a set of 11 copies (10 regular covers and 1 variant) [Marty Isenberg (W) Dario Brizuela, Boo (A) Marcelo Matere, Boo (C]
Bulkhead is up in arms over a gas-guzzling "megavan" created by corporate slimeball Porter C. Powell. Covers by Marcelo Matere and Josh Burcham sent randomly unless ordered as a set. Also available with a variant cover that is only available as part of a set of 11 (10 regular covers + 1 variant)
[Marty Isenberg (W) Dario Brizuela, Boo (A) Marcelo Matere, Josh Burcham (C)]
Richard K. Morgan (w) Peter Bergting (a) Concept Art Team(c) FROM THE AWARD-WINNING LEAD WRITER OF THE MONSTER HIT VIDEO GAME CRYSIS 2! The stunning conclusion! Prophet has been thrown halfway across the solar system to Jupiter's moon and launched through time in his battle against the alien Ceph. But his deadliest enemy is right here back on Earth. After returning from space and being captured by an old enemy will Prophet and the rest of Raptor Team be able to save themselves and the rest of mankind?
Tom Waltz (w) Xermanico (a) Xermanico (c) Duke's traveled back through time to battle ugly aliens, big aliens, and hot aliens-but will he be able to finish off the Vril World War II flying saucer threat once and for all and get his never-ending thirst back to the present in time for happy hour? In this explosive series finale, it's time to kick butt and chew bubble-gum and Duke's all outta gum!
Chris Madden (w & a & c) Spies, explosions, voodoo magic, deadly beauties, high-caliber thrills, and high-octane destruction... action-adventure has a brand-new name, and it's JACK AVARICE! The world of spies and intrigue is very much real and lies hidden just below the surface. But when a down-on-his-luck kid who dreams of a life like the movies meets the world's greatest secret agent, he'll discover the reality of spycraft is far deadlier and more explosive than any movie he could imagine-and he now has a starring role! The explosive five-issue miniseries starts here!
Chris Madden (w & a & c) Be careful what you ask for-it might get you! Jack Avarice has just been dumped head-first into the world of international spying, and he's about to find out if he can swim! Recruited by the secretive Courier agency, it quickly becomes apparent to Jack that his life might not be quite as it seems. But before he can digest this revelation, he's off on his first harrowing mission with a gorgeous new partner, and a deadly new mission-unravel the mystery of the Eyes of Fate... before they can unleash their horror upon the world!
Chris Madden (w & a & c) Excitement! Explosions! Exclamation! Newly-minted Courier Jack Avarice and his partner Sam Kind are off in a race against time to find the deadly Eyes of Fate-but their mysterious enemy is hot on their heels! With their only lead dead and the fuse lit, they'll lead a trail of destruction and burning tire tracks across India from Jaipur to the lost temple of Angkora-but will they find the answers they need in time? And who is behind their mysterious opposition, blocking them at every turn?
Chris Madden (w & a & c) This is it! The conclusion to the explosive minseries finally pits Jack against his mysterious opponent as their search for the Eyes of Fate races to an action-packed confrontation! But with something much more personal on the line than just the fate of the world, both Jack and his enemies must hurry to reach the end of a decades-long plot with a showdown on a lost Caribbean island-where it all began. Explosions, black magic, a cave of the damned, and a duel to the death-it's all right here!
A special, silent Christmas story that reunites writer Tony Lee with The Time Machination's Paul Grist! When robots attack Santa in order to destroy Christmas, it's up to the Doctor to save the day! But when one of Santa's reindeer is injured, can the TARDIS manage to get to everyone's house over Christmas Eve?
Chris Ryall (w) Alan Robinson (a) oChris Ryall (c) A special Leap Year 5th-week release! Bat Boy meets up at a bar with Groom Lake's Archibald to drunkenly discuss event comics like Infes2ation! Eric Powell and Bill Morrison provide covers! The Weekly World News creative team of Ryall & Robinson reunite here! What more do we have to say, people?! Celebrate February 29 in pointy-eared style!
Matt Forbeck (w) Martφn C≤ccolo (a)Tyler Walpole (c) After last issue's fierce battle against a group of Innistrad vampires, Dack Fayden has found a new ally: young cathar Ingrid Reichert. With her help, Dack continues to track down the person who devastated his hometown. But when Dack stumbles into another vampire attack, even Ingrid's help may not be enough to get them out alive...
Fleeing the site of a secondary vampire infestation in the cold, wilds of Alaska, a band of survivors arrive at a climate change facility during the final days of a long period of extended daylight. The inhabitants of the research compound are trying to determine the nature of a strange object found in the ice when the survivors arrive, leading to a frightening and bloody confrontation between humans and vampires and an odd and unexpected guest!
Richard K. Morgan (w) Peter Bergting (a) Dennis Chan (c) Trapped on the Lingshan islands in the South Pacific, Prophet and the survivors of Raptor Team are on the move, trying to stay one step ahead of the alien invaders awoken by the North Koreans. While hiding, Prophet reveals the details of his last mission in Columbia, how he came to meet the mysterious Jacob Hargreave, and how their mission on Lingshan may hold the key to mankind's survival.
What's better: an ugly reality or beautiful fantasy? This is the question the Doctor is forced to confront in a medieval fantasy world where Amy finds herself reluctantly cast as a damsel in distress. Matt Sturges, Eisner Award-nominated writer of Jack of Fables, spins this yarn, featuring covers by Mark Buckingham of Miracleman and Fables fame.
Matt Sturges (w) Kelly Yates (a) Mark Buckingham (c) What's better: an ugly reality or beautiful fantasy? This is the question the Doctor is forced to confront in a medieval fantasy world where Amy finds herself reluctantly cast as a damsel in distress. Matt Sturges, Eisner Award-nominated writer of Jack of Fables, spins this yarn, featuring covers by Mark Buckingham of Miracleman and Fables fame.
DUKE NUKEM: GLORIOUS BASTARD #2 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - of 4 Description: Tom Waltz (w) Xermanico (a) John K. Snyder III (c) Duke has made his way back through time to battle the mysterious (and mega-hot!) Vril chick called Maria and her bizarre menagerie of extra-terrestrial allies. It's WWII-era alien butt-kicking, Duke Nukem style-an all-out blitzkrieg of babes, bullets, and beers!
Tom Waltz (w) Xermanico (a) Concept art team (c) Duke Nukem has traveled back in time to World War II in order to knock heads with an extraterrestrial threat in the form of a hot Vril babe named Maria and her twisted menagerie of alien monsters. Duke's out to prove he's a dangerous man with a great big gun-in more ways than one! Bullets fly, bombs explode, and the sht hits the fan literally!
John Rogers (w) Andrea Di Vito (a) Andrea Di Vito (c) With the origin of Fell's Four told, we catch up with our favorite band of adventurers as they find themselves stranded in the Feywild! Join us as John Rogers welcomes back regular series artist Andrea Di Vito to bring us the latest chapter in these thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery!
John Rogers (w) Andrea Di Vito (a) Steve Ellis (c) The new story arc kicks off here! Fell's Five has returned home, only to find shattering news for Khal. He's heading home, and nothing will stand in his way! Join us as John Rogers and Andrea Di Vito bring us the latest chapter in their thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery!
Horror comic masters Steve Niles and Kelley Jones bring us another terror tale chock-full of frightful despair. Lola and Don Carpets are heading for divorce court, but right now they're driving along to a party-their second-to-last public appearance as a couple. But before they can get there, they're in a horrible accident where they awaken in the operating theatre filled with mad scientists only to discover that they're the key ingredients of a sick, unholy experiment.
George R.R. Martin (w) Stefano Martino (a) Martino, Rebecca Wrigley (c) Trapped in a reality where oil doesn't exist. Chased by murderous gangs AND inhuman manhounds. An impossible distance to cover before reaching the next Doorway in time. Tom and Cat have come a long way since they first met, but things just keep getting worse. With no friends and alone in a strange world, Tom and Cat have no one to rely on but themselves. The stakes have never been higher than in this concluding chapter! Full Color. 32 pages
Greg Bear, Erik Bear (w) Jorge Jimenez (a) Jeff Zornow (c) The hunt begins! Detective Espinoza is on the run in the deadliest of locations... Jurassic Park! With well-armed goons on his trail, this is a seemingly impossible game to win. Luckily Espinoza meets Dr. Frances White, an animal behaviorial expert also trapped on the island. But how much help will Dr. White be when she leads him directly to a hungry T-Rex? This is the dino action you've been craving!
The harrowing conclusion of the first-ever comic adaptation of Richard Matheson's classic, Duel. It's just Mann and his damaged car trying to survive the final onslaught of a murderous and crazed trucker, as brought to life by Matheson, Chris Ryall, and artist Rafa Garres. [(W) Chris Ryall, Richard Matheson (A/CA) Rafa Garres]
Joe R. Lansdale (w) Peter Bergting, menton3 (a) menton3 (c) H.P. Lovecraft is known as one of the key founders of modern horror, cited as a major influence by many prominent authors, such as Stephen King. In collaboration with renowned Lovecraft historian and literary caretaker Robert Weinberg, IDW is bringing you the definitive Lovecraft comics updated for a 21st century audience. This unique series begins by adapting classic Lovecraft tale 'the Dunwich Horror"" by fright-master Joe R. Lansdale (30 Days of Night: Night, Again) and Peter Bergting (D&D: Dark Sun). The second story brings 'the Hound"" to life by Weinberg and menton3.
Anne Rice & Mariah Huehner (w) Renae DeLiz & Ray Dillon (a) Jenny Frison (c) Babylon. The city of gods and kings. Before he became a spirit of vengeance, Azriel was a young Hebrew who could talk to Babylon's deity, Marduk. And it's that unearthly connection that leads to his dark destiny, when the city priests and witch Arsenath prepare him to become a ""living god.""
Robert Bloch, Joe and John Lansdale (w) Dave Wachter (a) Dave Wachter (c) Take a trip back in time on Robert Bloch's That Hellbound Train! Join Martin, an out-of-luck orphan, as he struggles to fulfill the American dream. As Martin comes of age, fate conspires against him at every turn. On the verge of giving up hope, our young protagonist is visited by a monstrous train, one whose conductor might just have a ticket to fame and riches... if Martin is willing to pay the price! Scribes Joe and John Lansdale (30 Days of Night: Night, Again) and artist Dave Wachter bring this unique tale of American folklore to life!
Joe Hill & Jason Ciaramella (w) Zach Howard (a) Howard, Nelson Daniel (c) A line has been crossed. After years of failure, Eric has finally found something he's good at, and is determined to let the world know. The follow-up to December's critically acclaimed, quickly sold-out one-shot, this new miniseries is again written by Jason Ciaramella and Joe Hill, with art by Zach Howard and Nelson Daniel. Explore your dark side.
Megatron has been on the run since Optimus Prime defeated the Fallen... But now a new player has arrived on Earth, and he's not taking prisoners! Fan-favorite SHOCKWAVE enters the scene in a major way, just in time for his role in TRANSFORMERS 3!
Just as OPTIMUS PRIME stands ready to score a decisive victory against STARSCREAM's army of Decepticons, MEGATRON's plan becomes clear-and the Autobots are right where he wants them! This essential lead-in to TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON comes to a head, as new characters are introduced... and familiar faces meet their final fate!
John Barber (w) Andrew Griffith (a) Brian Rood (c) The first TRANSFORMERS 3 MOVIE PREQUEL begins here! The origin of the bitter rivalry between Optimus Prime and Megatron starts here! But what is the secret connection that will forever bind them? And how will it affect the future of all Transformers?!
War rages on Cybertron, and Optimus Prime has one goal-kill Megatron at any cost! But how far will the Autobot leader go-and what led these two former friends down the road of hate? Secrets are revealed and clues are unearthed in the run-up to this summer's blockbuster TRANSFORMERS 3!
'CHAOS' PRELUDE! We learn new truths about the TRANSFORMERS' ancient history-truths that may lead to their ruin. GAVATRON and company gather arms and recruit major forces. With a raving lunatic leading the DECEPTICON forces-absolute destruction is sure to follow. HoD leads directly into 'CHAOS'-the first-ever TRANSFORMERS event book from IDW!
Jetfire makes his final judgment against humanity, as he comes face to face with Sector 7 founder Walter Simmons! Meanwhile, in Sector 7's Arctic Command, still housing the frozen frame of Megatron, someone has turned traitor... or is there a Decepticon in their midst? All the answers are here, as the lead-up to TRANSFORMERS III heats up!
The second True Blood story-arc ramps up to vampire speed! Eric and Sookie make a surprise visit to the Tru Blood bottling plant on their quest to discover the truth behind the contaminated bottles! Back in Bon Temps, Jessica's rampage takes her to Bon Temps High with a thirst for revenge. Did we mention it's Prom Night?! Don't miss out the startling 4th chapter of True Blood Volume 2!
Dwight MacPherson (w) Grant Bond (a & c) Game designer American McGee's Grimm, available at GameTap, introduces the lovably macabre Grimm into famous fairy tales, transforming them into hellish nightmares. Now Grimm unleashes his dark magic on many comic book archetypes, twisting superhero tales, romance comics, westerns and more to his own purposes. Up first, "Crisis On Earth 57, where Grimm launches a secret invasion crisis into a domain where villains are doomed to fail... until he gets involved! 32 pages. Full Color. SRP:.
Tim Jones & Mike Johnson (w) David Messina (a & c) From J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci, and Alex Kurtzman This is it! The countdown to the blockbuster motion picture STAR TREK ends with the final issue of this exclusive comics tie-in! The origin of the villainous Nero concludes as the heroes of the Federation race against time to save the universe. The end is only the beginning, as the story continues on the big screen this summer with the premiere of Star Trek! 32 pages. Full Color. SRP:.
Elaine Lee (w) Michael Wm. Kaluta (a) Kaluta, Charles Vess (i) Kaluta (c) First serialized in Heavy Metal Magazine, then a Marvel graphic novel and comic series... and now finally back in print after nearly 20 years, Michael Kaluta's amazing Starstruck-completely remastered and with incredible new color by Lee Moyer-is back and looking better than ever! Each issue also contains an episode of Galactic Girl Guides, by the same creative team.
Chuck Dixon & Erik Burnham (w) Casey Maloney (a) Michael Gaydos (c) A prequel to this summer's most anticipated movie! Sgt. Bosco ""B.A."" Baracus is the kind of man you want on your side in a tough situation-which is why he was sent into Kuwait City to help retrieve weapons stolen from the coalition during Desert Storm. But when B.A. learns that this particular mission isn't exactly what he was told, you'll pity the fool that tried to lie to him.
(W) Chuck Dixon, Erik Burnham (A) Alberto Muriel (C) Michael Gaydos A standalone prequel to this summer's most anticipated movie! The consummate lady's man, Templeton ""Faceman"" Peck is more than a pretty face and slick personality. Under all the good looks, Face is a fierce and capable warrior-an Army Ranger who can defeat his enemies with his smooth-talk just as quickly as he can with a bullet.
Chuck Dixon & Erik Burnham (w) Hugo Petrus (a) Michael Gaydos (c) A standalone prequel to this summer's most anticipated movie! Colonel John ""Hannibal"" Smith is never stuck for a plan. But how is he going to cope with a mission in which everything goes wrong and he might just wind up on the wrong side of Saddam Hussein in this Desert Storm flashback adventure we're calling. ""The Luckiest Man In Iraq.""
(W) Chuck Dixon, Erik Burnham (A) Guiu Vilanova (C) Michael Gaydos A standalone prequel to this summer's most anticipated movie! H.M. ""Howling Mad"" Murdock is as crazy as they come-crazy like a fox, those closest to him would say. Whatever the case, none can deny that Murdock is a fearless pilot and soldier-a true warrior who will never leave a fellow warrior behind even if it costs him his own sanity.
John Rogers (w) Andrea Di Vito (a) Tyler Walpole, Paul Renaud (c) A new era in DUNGEONS & DRAGONS history continues in the second part of ""Shadowplague."" Adric Fell and his band of heroes pursue a peculiar breed of zombies into the wilderness... and straight into a standoff between a trapped wagon train and marauding orcs. Their shape-changing foe is hidden in the chaos-but on which side?
Steve Niles (w) Kelley Jones (a & c) Another tale of stark-raving four-color madness from our horror hosts Steve Niles and Kelley Jones! On an exploratory mission to a strange new world, space pioneer Morgan is left behind when his ship lifts-off without him. With years alone on a deserted planet, and struggling to keep his sanity, he creates a bond with the most unlikely of companions-his three-foot-tall weather robot. But can you trust your soul to a bucket of bolts?
Llexi Leon (w) Jason Metcalf (a & c) Welcome to a city where lost souls lurk in every shadow and darkness veils sinister designs, where heavy metal could be the key to salvation...or the gateway to destruction. A fallen hero, a twisted demon, one gorgeous succubus, and an army of chart-topping guitar heroes: the pieces are in place. The Descent begins. Written by Llexi Leon and illustrated by Jason Metcalf. Incentive Cover by Syzmond Kudranski & Svee Wheeler. Created in conjunction with ESP Guitars and Marshall Amplification. 32pgs, Full Color.
George R.R. Martin (w) Stefano Martino (a) Martino, Rebecca Wrigley (c) What if you could open a doorway into another world? When a strange, feral young woman suddenly appears in the middle of the highway causing a massive explosion, Dr. Tom Mason doesn't quite know what to make of her, or the strange device on her arm Acclaimed fantasy novelist George R.R. Martin scripts this all-new comic-book adventure!
Matt Nixon (w) Chris Moreno (a) Tim Bradstreet (c) Welcome back to America's favorite cinematic psycho siblings, Vincent & Ida Smith as these two insane farmers recruit some new prospective ""crops"" for their special garden. A group of wine snobs are flown into to their Napa Valley winery for the time, as in last, of their lives! Full Color. 32 pages.
(W) James Patterson, Alexander Irvine (A) Christopher Mitten, Ron Randall (C) Darwyn Cooke, Mitten/Randall The Murder of King Tut adapts best-selling author James Patterson's NY Times Bestselling novel in this exciting new series. As we visit the Egyptian landscapes back in the time of the Boy King (with art by Christopher Mitten), we also follow the trials and tribulations of his discoverer, Howard Carter, as he searches tomb after tomb looking for what most other archeologists are certain doesn't exist, the Tomb of Tutankhamen and the clues to his controversial and mysterious death (art by Ron Randall)!
Created by Steve Niles and Ashley Wood! Now a six-member team, the Mystery Society are off on several missions at once, including: retrieving Edgar Allan Poe's stolen skull; fighting the government's fear/smear campaign to undermine MS's credibility; and staving off an all-out assault on their headquarters by arch nemesis, General Powell. With the help of Jules Verne, whose brain is now inside a robot, team leaders Nick Hammond and Anastasia Collins will be sure to live to see another day! We hope!
(W) Brea Grant, Zane Grant (A) Kyle Strahm (C) Trevor Hutchison Coney Island isn't the best place to fight off flesh-eating zombie masses, but when there is no more room downtown, the ladies must run to the beach. After Mirah and Fanya befriend a group of sideshow freaks, simmering group tensions come to a boil as inflamed zombies break into their fancy hotel refuge. Zombies on fire! [(w) Brea & Zane Grant (a) Kyle Strahm (ca) Trevor Hutchison]
(W) Brea Grant, Zane Grant (A) Kyle Strahm (C) Nate Powell Science or religion-can either save the world from the zombie plague of the 1920s? Mirah and Fanya fight through a city overrun with zombies, while trying to find a safe haven in New York City. It doesn't take them long to learn that their only salvation is each other. Cover by Eisner Award-winner Nate Powell (Swallow Me Whole)
In the second chapter of ""The Irredemption of Ed Anger,"" the first-ever Weekly World News comic series, Ed hits the road in his attempt to discredit Bat Boy and runs into Manigator and Nessie the Lake Erie Serpent, even as Chaos Cloud gives him a nightmare at 20,001 feet! Bonus back-up: more classic articles from the Weekly World News!
(W) Chris Ryall (A) Alan Robinson (C) Alan Robinson, Jon Reed The weather forecast for this concluding issue of the Weekly World News miniseries is cloudy with a chance of death, as Chaos Cloud brings down an Emmerich-like level of destruction, while Ed Anger is beset by freaks on all sides! Will he find redemption at last? Or will being proven wrong about Bat Boy and the others be his final legacy?
In the second issue of the groundbreaking series,we take a look at all sorts of ""aliens"". From Blair Butler and Alicia Fernandez's inspiring tale of the first female astronaut, to the oddity of finding out what your co-workers REALLY are in a fun and creepy piece by Joelle Sellner and Jean Kang, it's a weird wide world out there. And down here. [(W) Blair Butler & Various (A) Alicia Fernandez & Various (CA) Hanie Mohd]
Dack Fayden's quest to track down the villainous Sifa Grent has brought him to Grixis, a vast wasteland dominated by the undead and vicious demons-including the demon-dragon Malfegor. Imprisoned by the demon's cult, Dack soon discovers the morbid origins of Sifa and her sinister ties to Malfegor but will he be able to escape this undead plane in order to stop her plans? [(W) Matt Forbeck (A) Martin Coccolo (CA) Tyler Walpole]
Dack Fayden returns to Ravnica! Dack knows that the malevolent Sifa Grent has something sinister planned for the city of Ravnica, but he must uncover her plot while being pursued by Rakdos cultists and Boros soldiers. Not only that, but someone from Dack's past may just put an end to the Planeswalker thief! [(W) Matt Forbeck (A/CA) Martin Coccolo]
TRANSFORMERS: PRIME - RAGE OF THE DINOBOTS #2 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - of 4 Full Color Creators: (W) Mike Johnson, Mairghread Scott (A) Agustin Padilla (CA) Nick Roche Description: CYBERTRON FALLING! As their world collapses around them, the DINOBOTS battle SHOCKWAVE's forces to protect the fleeing Cybertronians! SWOOP's life hangs in the balance-his teammates fight to save him, but will he succumb to evil? The answer may not be what you expect! 32 pages. [(W) Mike Johnson, Mairghread Scott (A) Agustin Padilla (CA) Nick Roche]
ADVENTURES OF AUGUSTA WIND #4 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Vassilis Gogtzilas Description: Augusta and her companions seek refuge in the underwater world of Lake Innermost. But an attack by the Terrible Something forces them into deeper waters, and even deeper mystery, when they come face-to-face with the enigmatic Sleeper On The Ocean Of Story. 32. [(W) J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Vassilis Gogtzilas]
Having learned the secrets of her past from The Sleeper On The Ocean Of Story, Augusta returns to Nowhere Island, only to find it under attack by the forces of the Terrible Something. Is this the end of Augusta's adventures-or just the beginning of her cosmic quest? [(W) J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Vassilis Gogtzilas]
TRANSFUSION #3 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - of 3 Full Color. Creators: (W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Menton3 Description: The twisted conclusion! In a future overrun by out-of-control machines and monsters, a handful of human survivors try to fight their way back to a normal life. But what is normal in a world where both monsters and machines need human blood? Find out in this horrific new series by 30 Days of Night co-creator Steve Niles and menton3, the demented artist behind Monocyte! 32. [(W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Menton3]
BIRTHRIGHT! Tierflin and Doum'weille are half-Drow siblings, locked in competition for the ownership of the bloodthirsty sword Khazid'hea-the Cutter! Their father, the Drow renegade Tos'un-a veteran of battles against the Kingdom of Many-Arrows-is forced to choose his heir but what does the powerful sword have to say on the subject? [(W) Geno Salvatore, R. A. Salvatore (A/CA) David Baldeon]
Fever Ridge returns to the main characters' saga of World War II in the Southwest Pacific Command. Alone and deep in a still-contested region of New Guinea's Huon Peninsula, the Scouts come across the remains of a massacred Japanese patrol and meet the men who both perpetrated the ambush, and which would change their lives henceforth [(W) Mike Heimos (A/CA) Nick Runge]
Fractured Mirror-the penultimate KISS SOLO issue turns the spotlight on the Celestial. This tale of galaxy-spanning high adventure sees the most spaced-out of the Four-Who-Are-One caught up in a battle against twisted alien pirates and himself? The odds are long and the stakes high in this standalone, spare-faring story! [(W) Chris Ryall (A) Alan Robinson (CA) Photo]
The Long Hard Road, part 2. When juves across sector start manifesting psychic abilities, Dredd must team up for the first time with Psi-Division to combat the spreading chaos. But just what is causing the psi-outbreaks as it crosses the dimensions-and what does it have in store for Mega-City One? [(W) Matthew J. Smith (A) Simon Coleby (CA) Dave Sim]
COBB #1 (RETAILER 1:15 SKETCH COVER) – Frank Cobb is a former Level One Secret Service agent. When his actions land him in jail, one of his former government contacts decides that it's time Cobb's special talents were put to a more productive use. Cobb's protective skills are needed to save an important witness from a sadistic Russian Mafia leader. Limited.
ANGEL SPOTLIGHT: WESLEY (RETAILER PHOTO COVER) – (Scott Tipton/Mike Norton/Mike Norton/Walks/Kohse/Stamb) When a lethal legal maneuver strikes down one of the associates, Wesley realizes that the path to Fred's affections might once more be clear - but can he live with the ramifications? Limited.
D'AIRAIN ADVENTURE #1 (VARIANT COVER) is a comic book published by IDW Publishing.
In the gut-wrenching finale of this acclaimed supernatural western miniseries, our heroes learn the truth about the buffalo cave-and much more than that. Confrontations explode in terror and bloodshed, as the characters face themselves and each other with new understanding. See why Desperadoes has been nominated for every major horror award, and why its fans can't wait for each new installment. Jeff Mariotte and Alberto Dose once again round up real western adventure! [Jeff Mariotte (W); Alberto Dose (A & C)]
The landmark Marvel UK series continues as GALVATRON continues to scheme with the aid of the CONSTRUCTICONS as ULTRA MAGNUS arrives on Earth to search for OPTIMUS Prime. But unfortunately JAZZ is captured and at the mercy of GALVATRON. Will the AUTOBOTS be able to save him in time? Writer Simon Furman and artists Jeff Anderson and Will Simpson continue this epic tale. Nick Roche once again provides an all-new cover! 2 Regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. [Simon Furman (W); Jeff Anderson, Will Simpson (A); Nick Roche, Retro Art (C)]
The special reprint of this beloved U.K. TRANSFORMERS tale continues here with two new chapters in one comic! On CYBERTON, the WRECKERS continue to train for Operation Volcano. STARSCREAM is shocked with the discovery of MEGATRON's new and unlikely alliance with the AUTOBOTS. And GALVATRON reveals a secret to JAZZ. Writer Simon Furman and artists Jeff Anderson and Will Simpson continue this epic tale. Nick Roche once again provides an all-new cover re-creating a classic scene from the issue! [Simon Furman (w); Jeff Anderson, Will Simpson (a); Nick Roche, retro art (c)]
The evil puppets of Smile Time are back and taking over Japan and Spike is going to bring them down. All that stands in his way are thousands of puppet ninjas. Fists will fly, cotton will spill. But Smile Time isn't going down that easy... and by the end of the issue, Spike's going to have more in common with the evil puppets than he thought possible. That's right, Spike goes through the big change, courtesy of the Spike: Asylum team of Brian Lynch and Franco Urru!
[Brian Lynch (w); Franco Urru (a); Urru, David Messina (c)]
1941. Hitler's Operation: Silver Fox has failed, but the war on the Eastern Front drags on as the Russian winter starts to bite. British military attaché Corporal Charlie Keating observes the war from the Soviet side, making sure crucial supplies get through to aid Stalin's front in the battle against the Nazis. With luck, he too will survive to see the end of the war. But something else is out there, and they're not the Nazis. No matter how hard humanity tries to kill itself, something else does it better. 30 Days of Night/Fell co-creator and Wormwood Gentleman Corpse auteur Ben Templesmith goes it alone on this gritty, three-part tale, presenting a war of a different kind, one that will have repercussions felt all the way to Barrow, Alaska a half-century later. [Ben Templesmith (W & A & C)]
Just when Wormwood thought he could finally have that quiet drink without worrying about the world coming to an end, or a friend with a parasitic infection trying to kill him, The Brotherhood of the Calamari decide to crash the party. Since their last meeting, they've tracked him across the thousand million dimensional possibilities of existence-and this time the entire Squideeverse is with them. Wormwood is going to learn the hard way he can't keep running from his problems as his oldest foe now threatens his favorite watering hole, Earth, with absorption into the Calamari group mind. [Ben Templesmith (w & a)]
The DECEPTICONS have won, the AUTOBOTS are defeated, and the time for conquest is at hand! Or is it? This all-new series written by Shane McCarthy and featuring art by Guido Guidi picks up one year after the Revelations saga, and finds the DECEPTICONS alone and triumphant on Earth, with not an AUTOBOT in sight. With no one to stand in their way, how will the planet survive? And what of the missing AUTOBOTS? The biggest, most epic TRANSFORMERS storyline ever starts here! Klaus Scherwinski presents a shocking cover image, and Trevor Hutchinson offers an equally striking variant image. 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
OPTIMUS PRIME and his crew clash with a new female super villain whose high-tech heels can slice through anything-even AUTOBOTS! Also included is an untold tale of RATCHET's tour of duty in the Great Wars where the young field tech must wrestle with his decision to treat a wounded DECEPTICON. Two covers that will be sent randomly unless ordered as a set. Also available with a Young Rachet variant cover which is only available in a set of 11 (10 regular covers 1 variant) [Marty Isenberg (W) Dario Brizuela, Boo (A) Boo, Marcelo Matere (C)]
The official prequel to next summer's "TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN" film kicks off here! "TRANSFORMERS: DESTINY" is comprised of two four-part stories covering events leading up to the film. In the first chapter of the DESTINY story arc, "ALLIANCE," readers will learn more about what happened to SECTOR SEVEN, what happened to the AUTOBOTS, and why their war on our planet is far from over. 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. A variant cover by is available as part of a set of 11 copies (10 regular covers and 1 variant) [Chris Mowry (W) Alex Milne (A) Milne, Josh Nizzi (C)]
Mariah Huehner, David Tischman (w) David Messina, Claudia Balboni (a) Photo (c) Eric deals with his Hep D infection, but he is forced to lean on Sookie and Bill for help-with surprising results. They also learn the truth about Guerra's death at the hands of Godric more than 200 years ago. But who is the real killer, and can they find him before the New Orleans police? Meanwhile, Lafayette creates a new drink for the vampire girls on the go at Fangtasia-The Transfusion.
With Bodies piling up and their investigation at a dead end, Sookie, Bill and Eric are forced to seek help from the local authorities-but that meeting leaves the trio with more questions than answers-so Eric takes them to a secret New Orleans library of vampire history and information!
Duane Swierczynski (w) David Messina (a) David Messina (c) Last year's groundbreaking Infestation series, IDW's first-ever event, saw many teams from multiple universes fight off a zombie invasion. Now, an even bigger threat has risen to threaten the growing IDW multiverse: Lovecraftian demons threaten to reach across time and space and destroy everyone everywhere and everywhen! Also featuring Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, this framing issue presents a threat that perhaps not even TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOEs, Danger Girl, and others can surmount!
Chris Roberson (w) Rich Ellis (a) Michael WM Kaluta (c) A year ago, Em found herself at a hospital with no memory, her mind a complete blank. After spending a year rebuilding her life, she is thrust into the middle of a supernatural conflict between immortal beings representing fundamental aspects of the universe itself when she is given the key to a magical shop, the kind that appears in an alley one instant and disappears the next. With nothing but a talking cat to guide her, she finds herself targeted by living statues, an evil ventriloquist's doll, and the mysterious Court of Shadows
Get ready, Magic: The Gathering fans, there's a new Planeswalker in town! In search of greater magical knowledge and on the hunt for the people who destroyed his town, Dack Fayden is the greatest thief in the Multiverse. When he gets his hands on his latest prize, though, he has no idea where it will lead him-or to who!
John Barber (w) Salvador Navarro (a & c) Snake Eyes and Roadblock. Perhaps the most dangerous of all the Joes--their combination of stealth, cunning, power and raw courage is nearly unmatched. But what unspoken bond do they share? Find out their never-before-revealed secrets in this prequel to the summers most anticipated action movie!
Mariah Huehner, David Tischman (w) David Messina, Claudia Balboni (a) Photo (c) LeDeax, the insane vampire killer has Sookie Stackhouse trapped-will Bill Compton and Eric Northman be able to rescue her in time? And will Bill find the clue that links LeDeux's killing spree to the local Hep-D epidemic? And when Sookie returns to Bon Temp, who is sitting at her kitchen table? For the answer to these questions-and for some good old-fashioned blood and guts-you HAVE to read this issue! The new original comic book story based on HBO's super successful vampire series, TRUE BLOOD, reaches its hemo-fueled conclusion!
Cobra has always had a penchant for dark experiments. This time they've gone too far and opened a portal to a realm of violence and madness. As squadron after squadron of Cobra Vipers falls under the thrall of the Elder Gods there seems no way to stop the hideous transformations that are taking place. The only hope lies in a group of already-insane Cobra agents... and a Joe named Snake Eyes! [(W) Mike Raicht (A) Valentine De Landro (CA) Valentine De Landro, Livio Ramondelli]
The sewers of NYC have always been home to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles... but what else has been nesting in the deep dark? A series of strange occurrences leads the Turtles into long forgotten tunnels. What they find there should have been left alone, for as light fades ands wall narrow- bone chilling terror awaits! [(W) Tristan Jones (A) Mark Torres (CA) Menton3, Livio Ramondelli]
THE PREQUEL TO THIS SUMMER's MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIE STRIKES AGAIN! Snake Eyes-a deadly ninja. Roadblock-an unparalleled commando. Now's the time for them to match skills and throw down. Who'll win in this battle of fighting styles? It's no holds barred brawling with the bad guys in the middle-plus, new secrets of Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow are revealed! [(W) John Barber (A/CA) Salvador Navarro]
MAGIC IS REAL-BUT SLEIGHT OF HAND IS KING! Stage magician Terry Ward makes his way in a world of sorcery using only his skills and his wits! But will that prove to me enough when the dangers of the world start compounding? [(W) Mike Costa, Jon Armstrong (A/CA) Ryan Browne]
The explosive conclusion of the first storyline, ""Shadowplague""! Fell's Five have plumbed the depths of the dwarven ruins, but where they end up is out of this world. Join us as John Rogers and Andrea Di Vito forge ahead with their thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery.
R.A. & Geno Salvatore (w) Agustin Padilla (a) Gonzalo Flores, Tim Seeley (c) The first original comic starring DRIZZT DO""URDEN continues! R.A. Salavtore maps out the future of his most famous creation from the popular FORGOTTEN REALMS setting. DRIZZT and his companion DAHLIA continue their hunt for something that seems part vampire and part elite dwarven warrior. But what they don't know is how the evil lich VALINDRA SHADOWMANTLE and her minion KORBIN DOR""CRAE factor into the mystery.
Thom Zahler (w & a ) Stan Goldberg (c) The last issue of Love and Capes: Ever After is also the final issue for one of the cast. Who dies? And what other changes are in store for our heroes? Join comicdom's favorite super-couple in what's possibly their darkest hour.
When they got married, Abby's parents trusted Mark with their daughter. So, when will Mark trust them with his secret identity? And, if he tells them, how will Abby's parents react to learning their son-in-law is the Crusader? Plus vikings, robots, dinosaurs and a time-travelling street gang that will cause more complications than Abby's brother, Quincy. Oh, yeah, he'll be there, too.
The continuing adventures of comicdom's favorite super-couple! The Crusader has faced many menaces in his career: the Fearleader, the Weather Witch, and, of course, the Evil Brain. But is he ready to face his toughest opponent yet: The United States Tax Code? It's a battle royale for the world's most powerful accountant.
Thom Zahler (w & a & c) Just in time for Valentine's Day, comicdom's favorite super-couple moves to IDW for an all-new, five-issue miniseries! Mark and Abby are balancing both home and work, except that they need to find a new home and for once, it's Abby's job that's becoming a problem. Plus, the team-up you've all been waiting for: Mark and Abby double-date with Darkblade and Amazonia! Full Color. 32 pages
The most dangerous Decepticon in the universe is back... but not in a way anyone expected. What has happened to Megatron in his years away, and what is his plan for his enemies? Costa and Figueroa reveal all, as the darkest chapter since ALL HAIL MEGATRON continues!
Mike Costa (w) Don Figueroa (a) Figueroa, Nick Roche (c) MEGATRON's plan enters its second stage as the AUTOBOTS continue to fall under attack from heavily armed humans. Elsewhere, STARSCREAM attempts to initiate a plan of his own with an old ally. Costa and Figueroa aren't bringing everyone out of this issue in one piece as the ""Revenge of the Decepticons"" continues! Full Color. 32 pages
Mike Costa & Jon Armstrong (w) Ryan Browne (w) Browne, (c) Face to face with his darkest fears, Terry confronts the Trade Circle-and they want answers! In a world where magic is real, how can a sleight of hand artist compete with users of practical spells? And why are they afraid of Terry!? [(W) Mike Costa, Jon Armstrong (A/CA) Ryan Browne]
Death has stalked Harrick and his family all night. Now, face-to-face with the source of the wolf onslaught, Harrick fights a desperate, losing battle. One grim choice may hold the only hope for salvation. Will the tragic sacrifice be worth it? There is no escape from terror when the Night of 1,000 Wolves ends! [(W) Bobby Curnow (A) Dave Wachter (CA) Mike Manomivibul]
DECEPTICON MONTH! The war's over - but no-one told the DECEPTICON Justice Division! Meet the five deadliest DECEPTICONS in the galaxy. Their sole purpose: to hunt down and kill anyone who has ever disobeyed MEGATRON. Who's their next target? [(W) James Roberts (A) Alex Milne (CA) Marcelo Matere]
Chuck Dixon (w) Robert Atkins (a & c) M.A.S.S. DESTRUCTION, Part 1: Helix arrives in the Pit to join the JOES' struggle against the threat known as COBRA, and proves she's tough enough in combat with the deadliest JOE. Also, STALKER and his team go mano a mano in a fight to the death with a COBRA strike team. Full Color. 32 pages.
Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (w) Antonio Fuso (a & c) Chuckles continues his descent into the very nerve center of COBRA... only this time, he has Cobra Commander himself as a guide. Costa, Gage and Fuso take you on the final steps toward oblivion, and re-introduce yet another forgotten member of COBRA, just in time to make the trip just a little more dangerous.
(W) Mike Costa (A) Antonio Fuso Her name is Chameleon, and she is the Joe's newest recruit in COBRA II> Now we see the rest of her story - her recruitment, her first mission, and her mysterious connection to... Well, you only THINK you know who we're talking about, as Mike Costa and Antonio Fuso attempt to outdo their previous, critically-acclaimed Special. This extra-length Special features an all-new G.I. Joe prose story by Duane Swierczynski from the upcoming G.I. Joe: The Cobra War prose anthology!
(W) Max Brooks (A) Howard Chaykin, Antonio Fuso (C) Chaykin, Fuso From Max Brooks, New York Times bestselling author of WORLD WAR Z and masterful artists Howard Chaykin and Antonio Fuso comes the next generation of G.I. JOE and COBRA. ""I'm a natural tracker, and it's got NOTHING to do with my heritage. For me tracking's not a gift, it's a curse.""-SPIRIT [(w) Max Brooks (a) Howard Chaykin, Antonio Fuso (ca) Chaykin, Fuso]
(W) Brian Reed (A) Gianluca Gugliotta (C) Joe Corroney, Augustin Padilla Major Bludd has convinced the United States government that G.I. Joe has gone rogue. One wrong move could spell disaster not just for the Joes, but for the whole world!
Something dark and sinister has awakened inside Captain Chase. The brutal murder of a fellow captive has seemingly, somehow, transferred that power to Captain Chase. A power that began as peaceful, but soon becomes something else-something filled with hate, desiring of destruction, and hungry for revenge. With these new-found powers, Captain Chase takes to the sky and aims to settle the score with the man responsible for his torture and the death of his crew. Explore your dark side. [(W) Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella (A/CA) Nelson Daniel]
TRANSFORMERS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE #11 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) James Roberts (A) Alex Milne (CA) Marcelo Matere Description: SHADOWLAND CONCLUDES! And it's the end of an era when, on pre-war CYBERTRON, enemies close in on all sides and Orion Pax-the future OPTIMUS PRIME-selects a team of AUTOBOTS to help him pull off the ultimate heist-with the fate of the planet hanging in the balance! 32 pages. [(W) James Roberts (A) Alex Milne (CA) Marcelo Matere]
TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #11 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) John Barber (A) Guido Guidi (CA) Marcelo Matere Description: CYBERTRON IS ABOUT TO EXPLODE! Tensions ratchet up between AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS as violence breaks out in the heart of the city and PROWL looks for someone to blame. Is DIRGE a convenient target-or the key to what comes next? Plus an old friend comes back home. 32 pages. [(W) John Barber (A) Guido Guidi (CA) Marcelo Matere]
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #1 - Description: Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz (w) Dan Duncan (a) Sam Kieth, Duncan x 4 (c) They're BACK! This summer, the original heroes in a half-shell make a triumphant return to comics! Leonardo, Donatello, Michaelangelo, and Raphael reunite to bring their ninja aptitude and teenage attitude to IDW Publishing in this all-new, action-packed series. Featuring a cast of familiar characters-Master Splinter, April O'Neill, Casey Jones, and more-and true to the spirit of the original comics created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES are bigger and badder than ever, and ready to rock old and new fans alike! Available with four covers (all by Dan Duncan) that will be sent randomly unless ordered as a set.
COBRA #20 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color Creators: (W) Mike Costa (A) Antonio Fuso (CA) Joe Eisma, Juan Castro Description: OKTOBER IS BURNING! The covert G.I. JOE team is in for the fight of their lives as they go toe-to-toe against the OKTOBER GUARD! But who are they? Where did they come from? And what do they want? The answers will shock you-but we can tell you that MAJOR BLUDD is looking for retribution! 32 pages. [(W) Mike Costa (A) Antonio Fuso (CA) Joe Eisma, Juan Castro]
MAGIC: THE GATHERING - PATH OF VENGEANCE #2 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) Matt Forbeck (A/CA) Martin Coccolo Description: The Cult of Rakdos has put a price on Dack Fayden's head - and Maytov, the best thief in Ravnica, has come to collect. Now, Dack must fight for his life against an opponent more cunning than anyone he's ever faced. Will Maytov succeed where even Sifa Grent has failed-and kill the Planeswalker Thief? 32 pages. [(W) Matt Forbeck (A/CA) Martin Coccolo]
TRANSFORMERS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE #13 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) James Roberts (A) Guido Guidi (CA) Marcelo Matere Description: SHORE LEAVE! The AUTOBOTS visit the planet Hedonia - and get a chance to put recent events behind them, ingest some energon, and relax. Everyone, that is, except SWERVE, who faces the toughest challenge of his life: in just six hours, he has to teach ULTRA MAGNUS how to have fun. 32 pages. [(W) James Roberts (A) Guido Guidi (CA) Marcelo Matere]
A variant Baroness cover by Brandon Peterson! A NEW BEGINNING! The legendary team of Chuck Dixon and Paul Gulacy lead the G.I. Joe team undercover and into action! The BARONESS tries to get back into COBRA's good graces-and it's up to SCARLETT to assemble a team to take the villainess down! [(W) Chuck Dixon (A) Paul Gulacy (CA) Jamal Igle]
The Mystery Society returns! Our outlandish heroes plumb the depths of the ocean to carry out an exchange with an eccentric collector who isn't what he seems. What horrors await Nick Mystery, Anastasia, Secret Skull and the rest of the team at the bottom of the sea? [(W) Steve Niles (A) Andrew Ritchie (CA) Miran Kim]
RISE OF THE DINOBOTS! Searching for a missing teammate, GRIMLOCK leads his team deep into SHOCKWAVE's citadel-and they'll pay for their trespass with their lives! It's the origin of the Dinobots as you've never seen it before! [(W) John Barber (A) Dheeraj Verma (CA) High Moon Studios]
THE END OF THE WORLD! When Cybertron collapses-who will pick up the pieces? MEGATRON stands poised to triumph-locked in final battle with BUMBLEBEE, STARSCREAM, METALHAWK, and PROWL! One will stand the rest will fall. [(W) John Barber (A) Andrew Griffith (CA) Marcelo Matere]
MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #2 (50-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color Creators: (W) Katie Cook (A) Andy Price (CA) Katie Cook Description: Queen Chrysalis has returned! Our ponies have no time to horse around, as they set off to rescue their friends from Chrysalis kingdom. What magical adventures await them, and where the heck is Princess Celestia? 32 pages. [(W) Katie Cook (A) Andy Price (CA) Katie Cook]
EVERYTHING COMES TO HEAD! G.I. JOE's high seas rescue mission has gone from bad to worse. Now, each team present must regroup and rally in hopes of stopping the BLACK MAJOR and his RED SHADOWS once and for all. [(W) Larry Hama (A) S. L. Gallant (CA) Larry Hama]
CHOOSE YOUR PATH! You become DUKE, leader of the G.I. JOE team, as he begins his journey to become a Real American Hero! You make the life or death decisions! Or-is Duke just being tortured horrifically at the hands of the Baroness, and this is way of dealing with it-a never-ending branching series of ""Might Have Beens?"" Or... is it both? [(W) Fred Van Lente (A) Steve Kurth (CA) Fred Van Lente, Ryan Dunlavey]
ANGEL SPOTLIGHT: ILLYRIA (RETAILER SKETCH COVER) – Illyria is a goddess without worshippers, existing in a world not her own, surrounded by humans whose emotions she is trying to comprehend. And her greatest sin was the means by which she arrived here in the first place: she destroyed Winnifred Burkle's body and soul in order to use it as her own vessel to exist. Special sketch cover by Zach Howard. Limited.
Concluding the previously untold tale of the Fallen Angel's predecessor. The mysterious Lin has arrived in the city of Bete Noire and become an absolute force for good. But absolute power-even for good-corrupts absolutely. Will Lin fall from grace, or prove to be a super girl? Written by New York Times Best-selling author Peter David with art by Kristian Donaldson (Supermarket). [Peter David (W); Kristian Donaldson (A & C)]
As the spring of 2007 rolls softly into the summer of 2007, I hear you asking, ""How can this year get any better?"" But it can, my friend, with one simple purchase-Tank Girl: The Gifting # 2. A perfect blend of the sublime and the ridiculous, brought to you by Tank Girl writer and Co-creator Alan C. Martin and the format-smashing, antipodean wunderkind artist Ashley Wood. Featuring the first part of the epic ""The Innocent Die First," the concluding installment of the cryptic Booga tale, ""The XZ-38," and a cracking pin-up of bonkers beauty Barney, too. [Alan C. Martin (w); Ashley Wood (a & c)]
The Elder's death squad hits the shores of America bringing a wave of butchery that will have even the most bloodthirsty vampire's knees knocking. Meanwhile, in Buffalo New York, Rufus's plans to blend in hit a snag when his nightly feedings begin to attract too much attention. On top of that, he may have bitten off more than he can chew with the now cleaned-up Sarafina, whose big mouth is getting Rufus in one awkward situation after another. Going cold turkey on blood is a near impossible task for any vampire, but on top of that having to be... nice to his neighbors? Something's got to break. Find out what in chapter two of David Lapham's 30 Days tale, "Hunger Pangs." [David Lapham (W & A & C)]
Larry Hama (w) S L Gallant (a) Larry Hama (c) A G.I. JOE team led by FLINT has embarked on a dangerous operation and succeeded but at what cost? With one of the Joes in critical condition, as well as the captured DARKLON in an injured state, desperate measures must be taken to ensure no casualties. Meanwhile, SNAKE EYES, STORM SHADOW and BILLY face the largest threat to the Arashikage clan yet! It's tough decisions and tougher Joes in this issue of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero!
Larry Hama (w) S L Gallant (a) Larry Hama (c) Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow are on the hunt, tracking down the members of the deadly Blue Ninja clan and bringing them to justice before they cause more harm to the Arashikage. But these adversaries may prove too difficult for the ninjas to face alone it may be time to call in reinforcements! It's a deadly ninja showdown in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #174, don't miss it!
Larry Hama (w) S L Gallant (a) Larry Hama (c) The Blue Ninja clan have proven to be worthy adversaries for Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow. To take down the rogue ninja clan, strange alliances must be formed, enemies become partners, and unexpected team-ups lead to an all-out assault against the Blue Ninjas. Will the tenous alliance of Snake Eyes and Baroness be enough to finally bring them down? Don't miss the team-up you've all been waiting for in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #175!
The first original comic starring DRIZZT DO""URDEN concludes! R.A. Salvatore maps out the future of his most famous creation from the popular FORGOTTEN REALMS setting with his son, Geno. Events come to a head, as DRIZZT faces a difficult decision in this stunning finale! Part of IDW's photo-cover month!
Based on the upcoming animated film Dorothy of Oz! Building on the world created in the celebrated children's book by Roger Stanton Baum, Dorothy of Oz will tell the tale of the titular hero's return to the Land of Oz. But first read here about what events transpired to necessitate Dorothy's return, and witness the rise of the Jester!
Lost in the otherworldly Everlands, Em has finally begun to realize how much she has forgotten. But she also discovers that the only way to regain all that she has lost is not to return to the world she knows, but instead to venture into the very heart of Everlands itself. Between Em and her goal, however, is a crazed patchwork landscape across which walking shadows, living statues, blind kung fu librarians, and forgotten heroes fight to survive in a struggle that could mean the end of time as we know it.
Peter David (w) J.K. Woodward (a & c) Enoch has returned. Enoch, the oldest living being to walk the Earth, and the only former Magistrate to walk freely beyond the confines of Bete Noire. Both the Fallen Angel and her son, Jude, want to know how he's managed it, each for their own reasons. But the answer could mean the beginning of the end for Bete Noire... and possibly everything else. Full Color. 32 pages
Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) Casey Maloney (a) John K. Snyder III, Casey Maloney with Gabriel Rodriguez (c) The first-ever event in IDW Publishing's history crosses over into the Star Trek universe with this two-part, bi-weekly series! A routine visit to a colony world takes a horrifying turn when Admiral Kirk, Mr. Spock and Dr. McCoy find themselves surrounded by hordes of the undead! Spinning out of the pages of last month's INFESTATION, this series takes the crew of the Enterprise into a dark and deadly new direction! Full Color. 32 pages
(W) Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (A) Sergio Carrera (C) Antonio Fuso, Ben Templesmith NOW AN ONGOING SERIES! After the revelation of a major character on the last page of the previous issue, what can you possibly expect from this issue of G.I. Joe: Cobra? How about the revelation of ANOTHER major character on the FIRST page? Costa and Gage begin an all-new storyline in a book that continues to dazzle readers and defy expectations.
The Elder's cosmic soldiers known as the Four-Who-Are-One are reunited just in time to face off against the Destroyer's evil proxy, General Black Diamond, who has unleashed his secret weapon! Will the combined might of the Demon, Starchild, Catman, and Celestial be enough to defeat the world's first dragon in 100,000 years? [(W) Tom Waltz (A) Casey Maloney (CA) Michael Gaydos]
OPTIMUS PRIME IN SPACE! Orion Pax-the former OPTIMUS PRIME-follows a rogue group of DECEPTICONS into one of the greatest mysteries ever to face the AUTOBOTS! Time will bend-and heroes will fall! [(W) John Barber (A) Livio Ramondelli (CA) Marcelo Matere]
OKTOBER IS COMING! Who are the OKTOBER GUARD? The deadliest group of elite killers and assassins ever faced by G.I. JOE or COBRA! FLINT's covert group is the only thing standing between the Oktober Guard and victory-but there's going to be a high price to pay. [(W) Mike Costa (A) Antonio Fuso (CA) Joe Eisma, Juan Castro]
A shadow being has emerged from a machine used to view alternate realities, and is stealing time from those he touches in order to become ""real."" Can the Doctor save the Hypothetical Gentleman's latest victim? [(W) Andy Diggle (A) Mark Buckingham (CA) Photo]
G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #186 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) Larry Hama (A) Ron Wagner (CA) Larry Hama Description: DARKLON has managed to get the best of DESTRO and is going forward on his sale of the stolen nuclear trigger device. But when COLONEL FAROUD, the potential buyer of the device, asks for proof that it works, Darklon is forced to make a drastic choice that may put everyone - G.I. JOE, COBRA and even Darklon himself - in mortal danger! The clock starts ticking in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #186! 32 pages. [(W) Larry Hama (A) Ron Wagner (CA) Larry Hama]
LOCKE & KEY OMEGA #3 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - of 7 Full Color. Creators: (W) Joe Hill (A) Gabriel Rodriguez (CA) Photo Description: As Kinsey Locke and the other students head to a dance at Lovecraft Academy, the demonic Dodge gathers shadowy forces of his own and enacts his evil endgame. The ""Last Dance"" begins here. 32. [(W) Joe Hill (A) Gabriel Rodriguez (CA) Photo]
The threat in Benzheen has been averted! G.I. Joe has made it out of their most dangerous mission yet. But it's out of the fire and into the frying pan for America's elite unit, as Jinx returns from her secret mission with some shocking information. G.I. Joe has to act fast or face the consequences in A Real American Hero #188! [(W) Larry Hama (A) S. L. Gallant (CA) Larry Hama]
DEATH IN THE RANKS! Rodimus and his crew are confronted by the enemy within-and not everyone will survive the encounter. Everything has been building to this: all-out war aboard the Lost Light! [(W) James Roberts (A) Alex Milne (CA) Marcelo Matere]
G.I. JOE takes to the high seas to stop the BLACK MAJOR from eliminating the hostages aboard an oil survey ship. Can SCARLETT, STALKER, TORPEDO, GUNG-HO and BEACH HEAD storm the ship and get the hostages to safety? G.I. JOE is in for choppy waters in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #189! [(W) Larry Hama (A) S. L. Gallant (CA) Larry Hama]
Chapter Four - Human Sacrifices: The bottomless pit of the Drowning Cave threatens to become a mass grave, as Dodge springs a fatal trap on the senior class of Lovecraft Academy. Hope is as fragile as a candle-flame wavering in the night... and as easy to extinguish. [(W) Joe Hill (A) Gabriel Rodriguez (CA) Photo]
IDW Publishing continues its re-presentation of classic Doctor Who comics from across time and space, each one featuring all-new coloring. In issue three, 'The Iron Legion' concludes, and then the good Doctor enters 'The City of the Damned,' courtesy of writers Pat Mills & John Wagner, and featuring stunning art by Watchmen's Dave Gibbons. Artist Joe Corroney (Star Trek: Klingons) provides an all-new cover recreating a scene from this classic tale. [Pat Mills & John Wagner (W); Dave Gibbons (A); Joe Corroney (C)]
Stephen King & Joe Hill, Chris Ryall (w) Nelson Daniel (a) Nelson Daniel(c) Acclaimed novelist/Eisner-winning graphic novelist Joe Hill collaborated with his father, Stephen King, for the first time on a tale that paid tribute to Richard Matheson's classic tale, Duel. Now, IDW is proud to present comic-book tellings of both stories in Road Rage. First up, is the Hill/King adventure tale, Throttle! Adapted by Chris Ryall alongside Hill & King and featuring art by Nelson Daniel (Joe Hill's The Cape), Throttle tells the tale of a motorcycle gang pursued by an unseen assailant in a big rig!
Chris Mowry (w) E.J. Su (a) Arthur Adams (c) An epic single issue story shining a light on another terrifying Toho monster! This issue sees the debut of the one and only Smog Monster- Hedorah! G-Force is sent to battle the blob-like beast as it lays waste to China. But another monster's presence might make this an even more chaotic conflict! Don't miss the mayhem!
GODZILLA #8 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color Creators: (W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Simon Gane (CA) Matt Frank Description: Boxer is cornered by the government and Godzilla is a giant sized X-factor, wrecking everyone's plans. Sides are switched, lives are lost and then the unthinkable happens. The devastating third act of this Godzilla epic begins now! 32 pages. [(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Simon Gane (CA) Matt Frank]
FALLEN ANGEL #5 (DAVID LOPEZ RETAILER INCENTIVE COVER) - (David/Woodward) The final showdown - and we do mean final - between the Fallen Angel and Doctor Juris for control of Bete Noire. Limited.
Over a year ago, they were sent to hell. Lives were changed. Friends became mortal enemies. But now they're all reunited, and unsurprisingly, it is not going well. Friends will die, Los Angeles will fall, and the end of everything Angel holds dear is at hand. The official continuation of the Angel series continues, courtesy of Joss Whedon, Brian Lynch, and Franco Urru. 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. A variant cover by Urru is available as part of a set of 26 copies (25 regular covers and 1 variant) [Joss Whedon & Brian Lynch (Plot) Brian Lynch (W) Franco Urru (A) Urru, Alex Garner (C)]
It's the end of the Tenth Doctor's amnesia... but now he remembers his past, what about his future? Is Martha really who she claims to be? And why does she hold a Chameleon Arch? The mysterious and familiar nemesis finally makes his appearance, and the Doctor finds out where he really is, all in this penultimate issue. A variant photo cover by is available as part of a set of 11 copies (10 regular covers and 1 variant) [Tony Lee (W) Pia Guerra (A) Nick Roche (C)]
Chuck Dixon (w) Will Rosado (a) Trevor Hutchinson (c) The Cobra Civil War races toward its climax! Trapped in Springfield seconds away from extermination by a rogue B.A.T., Team Alpha, lead by Flint, resorts to desperate measures that may not see them out of Springfield alive! Meanwhile, Mainframe scrambles to save the Tuna, a captured submarine now manned by a Joe crew, as Cobra's cyber attack sinks it to the bottom of the sea!
James Roberts (w) Nick Roche (a) alex milne (c) The ultimate Transformers saga begins here! This second all-new ongoing Transformers title reunites the fan-favorite creative team behind Last Stand of the Wreckers and sends the Transformers on an epic quest to the farthest reaches of the Transformers Universe and beyond! The adventure starts here!
The Tribe have done some baaaad things in their time as a motorcyle club, but surely nothing deserving the full-on assault by an insane trucker in an oil rig! Throttle, the story by acclaimed novelist/Eisner-winning graphic novelist Joe Hill and his father, Stephen King, ensure that the road will run red before it's all over! [(W) Stephen King & Various (A/CA) Nelson Daniel]
Mysteries begin to unfold as our crew learns there are plots within plots and betrayals within betrayals. And just what IS the relationship between Cagney and Megan? [(W/A/CA) John Byrne]
Horse-racing, history-making hi-jinks this issue as Popeye meets comics' most famous oat-muncher, the mighty Spark Plug-and his owner, Barney Google-for the first time ever! Plus: Pint-sized shenanigans as Swee' Pea takes to the ring against the terrible ""Berzerker Mazurka""! Story and art by Harvey and Eisner winner Roger Langridge. [(W/A) Roger Langridge (CA) Dave Sim]
The all-new origin stories of the Enterprise crew conclude with this special issue that focuses on TWO Trek Stalwarts: Sulu and Chekov! Witness their first meeting at Starfleet Academy, and learn how their paths intertwined all the way to the bridge of the Enterprise! Overseen by Trek writer/producer Roberto Orci, this issue sets the stage for Sulu and Chekov's new adventures in the blockbuster film sequel! [(W) Mike Johnson (A) Claudia Balboni (CA) Photo]
The Truth About Tribbles! Part 1! The countdown to next year's blockbuster STAR TREK sequel continues here, as the crew of the Enterprise encounters the classic alien species in an ALL-NEW story! Inspired by the fan-favorite episode ""The Trouble With Tribbles,"" this new two-part adventure is overseen by STAR TREK sequel writer/producer Roberto Orci! [(W) Mike Johnson (A) Claudia Balboni (CA) Photo]
It's the most dangerous event of the summer, and the action continues right here! The Danger Girl and G.I. JOE strike teams have been chosen, assembled and deployed. But will they outrun COBRA's own special forces teams before a pair of prominent cities are destroyed? Be sure to join Abbey Chase, SNAKE EYES and all your favorite JOES as the year's hottest new series catches fire! [(W) Andy Hartnell (A) John Royce (CA) J. Scott Campbell]
They say history is written by the victors: Blood Will Tell continues its look at the other side of the coin in the battle between Starfleet and the Klingons! Still struggling against the treaty with the Federation, the Klingon Empire looks for a new way to conquer: behind the scenes, one planet at a time. Can a single Klingon tame a world? Commander Krell aims to try! From the creative team that brought you Angel: Auld Lang Syne. [Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) David Messina (a); Messina, Joe Corroney (c)]
It's the boxing match to end all boxing matches as The Phantom Crusher hits town... and he's after J. Wellington Wimpy! But when the Crusher is caught cheating, it's up to Wimpy's trainer, Popeye, to teach him a lesson he'll never forget! [(W) Roger Langridge (A) Bruce Ozella, John Byrne (CA) John Byrne]
When the Enterprise is the target of a mysterious futile attack, Captain Picard and crew find themselves in a mind-control mystery! Will Deanna Troi's empathic abilities prove to be an asset-or a deadly liability? From the creative team that brought you the hit Klingons: Blood Will Tell miniseries, Scott & David Tipton and David Messina. [Scott & David Tipton (w); David Messina (a); Messina, Joe Corroney (c)]
Captain James T. Kirk becomes suspicious of his crew after returning from the devastated colony on Phi-11. Mr. Spock and Dr. McCoy try to reassure him that nothing's wrong-unless Kirk's two most trusted friends are in on the plot, too. What has infected the crew, and how-and who's left to help Kirk regain control of the ship? The Original Crew's return to comic book greatness continues here with this standalone tale written by David Tischman (Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Space Between) and illustrated by Steve Conley, with an additional cover by Joe Corroney.
[David Tischman (W); Steve Conley (A); Conley, Joe Corroney (C)]
Murderous intrigue continues aboard the I.S.S. Enterprise, as First Officer James T. Kirk sets in motion the machinations that will result in the murder of Captain Christopher Pike, and the ultimate prize for Kirk: the captain's chair! But what does Spock have to say about it-and whose side is he on? A dark, twisted reflection of Starfleet history continues! [Scott & David Tipton (w) David Messina (a) Joe Corroney (c)]
G.I. Joe has a new base of operations! IDW Publishing is proud to present an all-new era for the legendary Joe team. This specially priced introductory issue re-introduces the G.I. JOE vs. COBRA conflict for today's world, as presided over by G.I. JOE commanding officer, writer Larry Hama. Joining Hama on art chores is artist Robert Atkins. Together, the two tell their first tale-during a routine mission, the Joe team comes under attack by a mysterious outfit with terrifying goals. Featuring two covers, a special cover by painter Dave Dorman and a Jonboy Meyers cover, that will be sent randomly unless ordered as a set. Also available is a Robert Atkins Sketch cover which is only available in a set of 11 (10 regular covers 1 variant). Plus, a wraparound incentive cover by the inimitable Ben Templesmith which is only available in a set of 26 (25 regular covers 1 variant) [Larry Hama (W) Robert Atkins (A) Dave Dorman, Jonboy Meyers (C)]
Joe Lansdale (w) Sam Kieth (a) Davide Furno (c) Refugee cannibals? Maruading vampires? Attacking, wild bears? A homicidal golem, asleep for ages yet read to rise once again, and out for blood? An unforgiving, icy tundra? Yes, all this insanity and more in this issue, all from twisted tale-spinners Joe Lansdale and Sam Kieth! Believe it believe it all.
Tony Lee (w) Matthew Dow Smith (a) Matthew Dow Smith (c) When Worlds Collide: Part 1 of 3-Welcome to Multiworld! A fluctuating rift complex filled with every historical location possible! Be a cowboy! A Roman! A knight! But when a crash-landing Sontaran survey vessel merges the rifts, the Doctor, Amy, and Rory each find themselves in different worlds-and in peril! And where did the Sontarans go?
Tony Lee (w) Matthew Dow Smith (a) Matthew Dow Smith (c) When Worlds Collide: Part 2 of 3-Separated into three worlds, the Doctor battles dinosaurs on a flying carpet, Rory pulls the sword in the stone to fight Wild West gunfighters, and Amy joins the French Resistance to fight the Sontarans. Only the TARDIS can join the worlds together, but where is it?
It's all-out war on Ceti Alpha V! Reeling from last issue's devastating loss, Khan Noonien Singh rallies his troops for the ultimate battle for control of their world! The final missing piece of Khan's life between Space Seed and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is at last revealed!
Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) Casey Maloney (a) John K. Snyder III, Casey Maloney with Gabriel Rodriguez (c) The second chapter of a bi-weekly Infestation tie-in! Admiral Kirk, Mr. Spock and Dr. McCoy fight for their lives against mobs of zombie colonists! Will they be able to prevent the Infestation from spreading throughout the Federation? And will they discover the greater threat behind the undead invasion in time to save themselves?! Full Color. 32 pages.
John Rogers (w) Andrea Di Vito (a) o, Di Vito (c) Fell's Five faces danger at every turn in the Feywild! Will they be able to make it out alive? Join us as John Rogers and Andrea Di Vito forge ahead with the latest chapter in these thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery!
Steve Niles (w) Sam Kieth (a) Kieron Dwyer (c) Fright-master Steve Niles continues his all-new 30 DAYS OF NIGHT ongoing series, with warped genius Sam Kieth (creator of The Maxx) joining in the bloodletting! Familiar faces emerge from Barrow as we learn more about our all-new cast of vampires!
Marc Andreyko & Michael McMillian (w) Joe Corroney (a) Joe Corroney, J. Scott Campbell (c) It's been a hell of a night in Bon Temps! Jessica's condition takes a turn for the worse as the contaminated blood in her system begins to ravage her to the very core of her being. Bill rushes to rescue Sookie from the clutches of the so-called Vampire Liberation Front... but can he save both of the women in his life before the sun comes up? Find out in the thrilling conclusion to TRUE BLOOD: TAINTED LOVE!
Alan Ball's hit HBO series, the sensually sizzling story of the lives and loves of vampires, mind readers, and all manner of creatures, continues! With creative collaboration from True Blood creator/writer/producer Alan Ball, actor/writer Michael McMillian continues a climactic arc that threatens to rip up Bon Temps at its roots! [(W) Michael McMillian (A) Michael Gaydos (CA) Photo]
SPIKE VS. DRACULA #5 (RETAILER PHOTO INCENTIVE) – (David/Corroney/Howard/Murphy/Walpole) When Dracula goes to Los Angeles to meet with his law firm - Wolfram and Hart - he is astounded to find himself face to face with a non-corporeal Spike, who suddenly finds himself pleased about his ghostly state.
ANGEL: MASKS - In this Halloween-themed annual featuring four stories, everyone wears a mask of one kind or another including Angel Puppet, out on a Mystery Date, courtesy of Jeff Mariotte and Stephen Mooney, Illyria in Unacceptable Losses, by Scott Tipton and David Messina, Cordelia in Foreshadowing by Christopher Golden and Steph Stamb, and Lenny in Pencils and Paperclips, by James Patrick and Sean Murphy. 48 pp.
SPIKE: ASYLUM #1 – (Brian Lynch/Franco Urru) When the Monahan Family asks Spike to find their daughter Ruby, he accepts. The problem — Ruby's a half-demon and has been checked into the Mosaic Wellness Center, a rehab facility for vampires, demons, and other creatures of the night.
30 DAYS OF NIGHT: SPREADING THE DISEASE #2 - Full-Color Creators: Dan Wickline (w); Alex Sanchez (a); Nat Jones, Sanchez (c) Description: While on the trail of the vampire that turned Commander Cobb, an unarmed Agent Michael Henson is confronted by seven mindless vampires fueled only by their insatiable bloodlust. Meanwhile what should be the happiest day in one couple's life will take a very gruesome turn with a wedding that you will not soon forget. Dan Wickline (30 Days of Night: Dead Space) and Alex Sanchez (Doomed) bring you the second part in the latest horrific chapter of 30 Days of Night! Artist Nat Jones again provides an alternate cover. 32 pages.
30 DAYS OF NIGHT: SPREADING THE DISEASE #3 - Full-Color Creators: Dan Wickline (W); Alex Sanchez (A); Nat Jones, Sanchez (C) Description: Agent Michael Henson follows the clues found in Dinah King's apartment and finds himself at a southern church revival meeting where he is made a horrific offer. How this ties into the death of the Icarus crew begins to unfold. Meanwhile, two girls head out to a late-night rave in the warehouse district only to discover more than just a swinging nightlife. Dan Wickline (30 Days of Night: Dead Space) and Alex Sanchez (Doomed) bring you the latest horrific chapter of 30 Days of Night! Artist Nat Jones again provides an alternate cover. 32 pages.
This is it! The all-out, no-holds-barred battle you've all been waiting for... OPTIMUS PRIME vs. MEGATRON! In the icy wasteland between Russia and Brasnya, the two titans clash for the first time in many millennia, and MEGATRON's playing for keeps. Empowered by Ore-13, MEGATRON wants nothing less than the AUTOBOT leader's complete and utter eradication. And the way things are going... he might just get his wish! By Simon Furman (Transformers: Stormbringer) and E.J. Su (Transformers: Infiltration).
As the smoke clears over the Brasnya's disputed borders, who-if anyone-will be left standing? And in Fort Wayne, Indiana, will Custom Wheels become the final resting place for Verity and Jimmy? Get ready for triumph and tragedy on both fronts, with terrifying, far-reaching repercussions that promise only... Devastation! One thing's for sure, this isn't over, not by a long shot! By Simon Furman (Transformers: Stormbringer) and E.J. Su (Transformers: Infiltration), with a variant cover once again provided by Klaus Scherwinski. [Simon Furman (w); E.J. Su (a) Su, Scherwinski (c)]
Well, now they did it. Smile Time has turned Spike into a puppet. But if they think that's gonna stop him, they don't know Spike. Half as tall. Twice as mad. Five times as adorable. It's wall-to-wall, puppet vs. puppet, hard-hitting action courtesy of the Spike: Asylum team of Brian Lynch and Franco Urru! [Brian Lynch (W) Franco Urru (A) Urru, David Messina (C)]
Spiraling out of the events in Beast Wars: The Gathering... MAGMATRON-now a disembodied entity, existing out of time and space-is witness to CYBERTRON's unchecked descent into chaos and madness, all of which is a prelude to its complete and utter destruction! Powerless to directly affect this terrifying apocalypse, MAGMATRON's last desperate recourse is to try and bring his greatest enemy, RAZORBEAST, together with fellow MAXIMALS LIO CONVOY and THE PACK! By The Gathering team of Simon Furman and Don Figueroa. [Simon Furman (W) Don Figueroa (A) Figueroa, Nick Roche (C)]
IDW Publishing teams up with Gold Eagle to reprise one of adventure fiction's longest-running novel series: Don Pendleton's Mack Bolan, The Executioner! The inspiration for countless payback warrior characters since 1969, Bolan returns in an explosive five-issue miniseries that pits him against enemies drawn from the Executioner's many novelized conflicts-from his war against the Mafia to his battles with the KGB and even today's terrorists! By celebrated author Douglas Wojtowicz, writer of many of The Executioner novels, with art by S.L. Gallant (Johnny Quest) and a cover by Rogue Angel cover artist Rebecca A. Wrigley. [Doug Wojtowicz (w); S.L. Gallant (a); Rebecca A. Wrigley (c)]
IDW Publishing continues its re-presentation of classic Doctor Who comics from across time and space as the Fourth Doctor faces off against the chronal menace of "The Time Witch," and attempts to stay out of the clutches of the "Dragon Claw!" By Steve Moore, John Wagner, Pat Mills, and Dave Gibbons (Watchmen), with all-new colors over Gibbons' classic art by Charlie Kirchoff, who also re-creates the original Gibbons cover for this issue, too. . [Pat Mills, John Wagner, Steve Moore (w) Dave Gibbons (a) Charlie Kirchoff (c)]
David Lapham, the acclaimed Eisner Award-winning creator of Stray Bullets, brings his unique brand of graphic storytelling to 30 Days of Night and IDW. In 30 Days 'til Death, Rufus is just a guy trying to fit in, to get by and not be noticed. But there's a catch; Rufus is a vampire. So why does a vampire want to keep such a low profile? Because he is being tracked by the mother of all hit squads, made up of ""old guard"" vampires who don't take kindly to these punk kids and their new ways. 30 Days co-creator Ben Templesmith provides a special variant cover for every issue, too! A variant cover by is available as part of a set of 11 copies (10 regular covers and 1 variant) [David Lapham (W & A & C)]
Agent Espinoza has evaded near death on Jurassic Park countless times over the past 24 hours. Now he's looking to payback the man behind it all- drug kingpin Cazares! That means breaking into Cazares' headquaters in the Jurassic Park hotel... which is fortified with countless gun-toting goons! How can Espinoza storm the compound? A herd of triceratops might not hurt, for starters!
Greg Bear, Erik Bear (w) Jorge Jimenez (a) Jeff Zornow (c) Agent Espinoza has done the unthinkable and survived 24 hours on an island full of predators who want to kill him- both human and dinosaur. Now the end is near, and drug kingpin Cazares is the only thing standing in the way of Espinoza's freedom. Cazares, and an entire island of angry, rampaging dinosaurs thst is! It's a crazy, chaotic, climactic finish to Dangerous Games!
Joshua Hale Fialkov (w) Matthew Dow Smith (a) Mark Buckingham, photo (c) Special four-issue arc by Eisner-nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov! 1941. Casablanca. Murder. Sound familiar? It does as well to the Doctor, Amy, and Rory, who revel in being in the setting for the classic film. That is until they uncover a world-domination plot not hatched by Hitler!
Joshua Hale Fialkov (w) Matthew Dow Smith (a) Matthew Dow Smith (c) Special issue by Eisner-nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov! With Rory in the custody of the local police, the Doctor searches the deserted and fog-filled city of Casablanca. What he stumbles upon may spell the end for not just two recently reunited lovers, but for all of mankind!
Paul Crilley (w) Valerio Schiti (a) Livio Ramondelli, menton3 (c) Abraxis Wren is the most notorious inquisitive in Sharn... and when a routine (well, routine by his standards) case puts him on the trail of creatures beyond the ken of mortal, it's only a matter of time before he finds himself caught up in the middle of INFESTATION 2! Introducing the D&D campaign EBERRON to comics!
Paul Crilley (w) Valerio Schiti (a) menton3 (c) The City of Towers is in chaos! As the citizens flee the coming of the INFESTATION, only Abraxis Wren holds the secrets that might save Sharn-but does he have the strength of will to survive this crucible of terror? Plus-learn the strange history the world of Eberron shares with the threat of INFESTATION 2!
Chris Ryall (w) Alan Robinson (a) Eric Powell, Bill Morrison (c) A special Leap Year 5th-week release! Bat Boy meets up at a bar with Groom Lake's Archibald to drunkenly discuss event comics like Infes2ation! Eric Powell and Bill Morrison provide covers! The Weekly World News creative team of Ryall & Robinson reunite here! What more do we have to say, people?! Celebrate February 29 in pointy-eared style!
December 1952. An Air Force pilot and civilian photographer embark on a top-secret mission to investigate a possible Russian installation near the North Pole. They discover they've been beaten to the punch by another team, and they're not Russian. But they do have a fondness for red...
The mind-bending terror of the Elder Gods has infested countless universes. Reality, and humanity itself, hang in the balance. Now it all comes down the final battle. C.V.O. is scattered across America, and one of their own may be the key to stoping the threat once and for all-but not without a tremendous sacrifice. Danger Girl and others are on hand to help, but will it be enough?
FORGOTTEN REALMS creator Ed Greenwood opens the adventures of an unlikely new band of heroes who get into a bit more trouble than usual in the fabled port city of Waterdeep, but soon discover some of the seedier corners of the wider Realms-the hard way! Joined by artist Lee Ferguson (G.I. Joe: Snake Eyes), this new series kicks off a deadly tale with a kidnapping that is more-and less-than it seems
Steve Niles (w) Bernie Wrightson (a & a) After conducting experiments to detect artificial ghost hauntings, Doc Macabre and his robot pal, Lloyd, finally track down the culprit. With solid leads and advice from Dead, She Said's Coogan and The Ghoul, young Doc Macabre is ready to confront the Swami of Real Estate. Laughs and horrors abound! Features the concluding prose short by Steve Niles, too! Full Color. 32 pages
Tony Lee (w) Ben Templesmith (a) Ben Templesmith (c) Arriving on a familiar looking space station, the Doctor, Amy, Rory, and new travelling companion Kevin-a cybernetic dinosaur-find a scientific crew under attack from a giant, Cthulhloid space squid! With the security robot destroyed, it's up to the Doctor and his friends to save the day, but who will sacrifice themselves to save the many? With art by the king of the squid god himself, Ben Templesmith!
En route for the World Cup final in 1966, the Doctor, Amy, and Rory find themselves in London a thousand years in the past! And Vikings and Saxons are fighting over who owns the land-and Amy! Can Rory win his new wife back... in a penalty shootout? This special issue features art by Eisner-winner Mark Buckingham of Miracleman and Fables fame.
Tom and Cat have escaped Thane and the Darklords, but escaped to where?! The reality of being in an alternate reality settles in for Tom, as does the fact that he may never return home. As Tom and Cat try to make sense of this familiar yet foreign new world, they discover new friends, new versions of people they have already met, and new dangers. Not to mention the pursuing Darklords are close behind and are furious that their prey has eluded them thus far.
Chris Ryall & Tom Waltz (w) David Messina (a) David Messina (c) There's action comics... and then there's REAL action comics! The @# hits the fan in a big way as the next stage of the IDW universe blasts off! Bools & company find Cross, meaning it's time for some old-fashioned CVO brand ass-kicking. Fortunately there's a whole mess of aliens, demons and ugly in-laws who need just that! With this concluding issue, you know there're going to be some big surprises... and this issue is no exception. Kiss kiss bang bang!
ANNE RICE: SERVANT OF THE BONES #1 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - of 6 Description: Anne Rice & Mariah Huehner (w) Renae DeLiz & Ray Dillon (a) Jenny Frison (c) Anne Rice, among the most iconic creators in horror, brings one of her richest stories to IDW in this six-part tale of murder, demonic revenge, and the redemptive power of faith. When a beautiful young woman is brutally slain in the streets of New York City, the demon Azriel sets out to discover who killed her, only to find a far more sinister plot that could end the world. Once a human in ancient Babylon, Azriel is a spirit of rage and terror that gradually rediscovers his humanity through holy vengeance and spiritual love. Ornately illustrated by the New York Times Best-selling team of Renae DeLiz and Ray Dillon.
Trapped inside the mystically-sealed Merlotte's by a soul-sucking spirit, psychic waitress and vampire girlfriend Sookie Stackhouse is forced to reveal her deepest, most shameful secret to save the lives of Bill and her friends. But will Sookie's shame be enough to satisfy the spirit, and does her story hold a surprise clue to the true cause of her parent's death? Our untold tale from the world of HBO's hit vampire series TRUE BLOOD continues. Story by series creator Alan Ball and show writers Elizabeth Finch & Kate Barnow!
George R.R. Martin (w) Stefano Martino (a) Martino, Rebecca Wrigley (c) Doctor Tom really didn't know what he was getting into when he helped the mysterious woman, known only as Cat. On the run from the police, federal agents, and the equally mysterious ""Thane"", Tom finally steps through one of Cat's ""doors"". Only to find that it may not be that easy to find one home.
BURST: See! The alien that inspired chest-bursting fun. Read! This all-new version of the story. MGM Drive-In Theater launches with the first of three special series updating classic sci-fi flicks! Here, It, the Terror From Beyond Space is retooled as a retro-1950s alien adventure. Returning from a rescue mission to Mars, the spaceship Challenge 142 carries the only survivor of the first expedition who is now suspected of killing his crew for their lifesaving rations. Until something starts moving in the cargo bay [Zach Howard]
(W) Bob Schreck (A) Nate Van Dyke (C) Tom Yeates, Frank Miller It's been 13 years since little Tim and Lex Murphy escaped from the island of Isla Sorna, and recent public opinion has reversed, with the world clamoring for authorities to re-open Jurassic Park! With the help of their controversial Granddad's inheritance and their own sharp wits, a secret deal is struck to open a new park! This time they'll get it right right? Bob Schreck makes his writing debut on this all-new tale, under covers from fellow industry legends Frank Miller and Tom Yeates!
Bob Schreck (w) Nate Van Dyke (a) Tom Yeates, William Stout (c) It's the grand finale as dinosaurs take to the streets rampaging and terrorizing the citizens of a small Texas town! Lex and Tim Murphy are reunited as her call for backup arrives just in the nick of time! But there's always one wise guy that crashes the party uninvited! Cowboys and dinosaurs-what more could you ask for?! Full Color. 32 pages.
Steve Niles (w) Fiona Staples (a & c) The heat is turned way up on the group as the government is closing in on Nick and Anna, and threatening to shut them down once and for all! Nick is captured, and now it is up to Anastasia and the girls to prove his innocence! Meanwhile, Verne and Secret Skull discover the true identity of the culprit who stole Edgar Allan Poe's skull and just what his mad plan was! Mystery and the macabre collide in this thrilling conclusion! Full Color. 32 pages.
David Tischman, Mariah Huehner (w) David Messina (a) Messina, Joe Corroney (c) Sookie and Eric, Tara and Sam, Jason and Lafayette-they've all spilled their guts, revealing their deepest, darkest secrets-feeding the trickster spirit's need for shame; hoping he'll release them when they're finished. Now it's Bill's turn, and the 184-year old vampire's story of personal regret in post-civil war Louisiana is the most shameful of all! But the sun is coming up, and it's up to Sookie to uncover the spirit's true intentions. Will she discover the monster's secret in time?
1927: The first talkie ended the silent film era, the first man completed a solo transatlantic flight, and a zombie virus decimated the human race. Two unlikely heroines use their unorthodox skills to survive as a zombie infection spreads through the streets of New York and beyond. Brea Grant (Heroes) and Zane Grant promise the worst breakup ever and an epic beginning to this historical horror miniseries.
In part two of the three-issue retelling of Robert Bloch's classic tale of terror, Hollis and Jenny close in on their search for the Ripper even as he draws them into his own horrific web of murders. By award-winning writer Joe R. Lansdale and John L. Lansdale and Eisner-nominated artist Kevin Colden. [Kevin Colden]
In this concluding issue, even as Hollis and Jenny close in on the Ripper, he's preparing to make a final, lethal move to shake their pursuit once and for all! Robert Bloch's harrowing tale reaches its inevitable, horrifying finale!
(W) Robert Bloch, Joe R. Lansdale & John L. Lansdale (A/C) Kevin Colden Psycho author Robert Bloch's seminal tale of the Ripper in then-contemporary times was originally published in Weird Tales in ""43. Now it's getting adapted to comics for the first time ever, by acclaimed writer Joe R. Lansdale & John L. Lansdale, and featuring art and colors by Eisner-nominated artist Kevin Colden (Fishtown).
What do you get when you throw three murderers into one prison cell together? Well, when those characters happen to be based on the likenesses of celebrities Frank Vincent (Goodfellas, Raging Bull, The Sopranos), Marky Ramone (formerly of The Ramones) and Brea Grant (Heroes, Dexter), you can bet that the outcome will be anything but ordinary. From the creator of IDW's hit series Crawl to Me (now in development to become a feature film), comes Alan Robert's Killogy, an off-the-wall, genre-busting mash-up of crime, dark comedy, and horror. Written and illustrated by Alan Robert, the respected musician from the hard-rock group Life of Agony. [(W/A/CA) Alan Robert]
Chris Roberson (w) Jeffrey Moy (a) Gabriel Rodriguez (c) The pairing you never thought could happen! IDW Publishing and DC Comics are proud to present the greatest tale of the 23rd century! Or is that the 31st century? As you'll see here, it's both. Eisner-nominated writer Chris Roberson and Star Trek and Legionnaires veteran artist Jeffrey Moy partner up to bring you the most bizarre partnership of any century! In this first issue, a group of Legionnaires end up lost in the 23rd century, but it's a universe that isn't familiar to either the Legion or the crew of the USS Enterprise!
TRANSFORMERS: PRIME RAGE OF THE DINOBOTS #1 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - of 4 Full Color. Creators: (W) Mike Johnson, Mairghread Scott (A) Agustin Padilla (CA) Nick Roche Description: Bridging the story from the Fall of Cybertron video game to the Prime TV show-the DINOBOTS hold the line as CYBERTRON falls! With OPTIMUS PRIME and the Ark long gone, the rest of the population makes their escape from the dying world-but SHOCKWAVE remains behind, continuing his experiments! 32 pages. [(W) Mike Johnson, Mairghread Scott (A) Agustin Padilla (CA) Nick Roche]
ADVENTURES OF AUGUSTA WIND #3 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Vassilis Gogtzilas Description: With her existence on Earth erased from the minds of those who loved her, Augusta heads into the cosmic fog called The Swirl. But the road to Nowhere Island is dark and dangerous - and a mysterious Forever Wall lies ahead. 32 pages. [(W) J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Vassilis Gogtzilas]
TRUE BLOOD #10 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) Michael McMillian (A) Greg Scott (CA) Photo Description: Alan Ball's hit HBO series, the sensually sizzling story of the lives and loves of vampires, mind readers, and all manner of creatures, continues in this ongoing series! Now that the ""Shake For Me"" storyline has come to a close, we take a closer look at ALCIDE HERVEAUX and what makes this brooding werewolf tick, in this special one-off story! 32. [(W) Michael McMillian (A) Greg Scott (CA) Photo]
New York loves the New Ghostbusters-so much so that PCOC's liason Jack Hardemeyer would like them to downplay efforts in finding their predecessors in order to devote more time to their loving public. Janine would happily tell him where to shove a neutrona wand if she and the others didn't have to contend with the restless spirit of a mythological monster! Meanwhile, in limbo-Egon and Ray think they've come up with a way to escape their ethereal prison! [(W) Erik Burnham (A) Dan Schoening (CA) Danny Cruz]
The new Nightmare Moon has revealed herself... and captured our stunned Ponies! With time running short for Equestria before a full-scale invasion, the only hope lies with... Spike?! And what role will Princess Luna play? [(W) Heather Nuhfer (A) Amy Mebberson (CA) Tony Fleecs]
TRANSFORMERS: ESCALATION #3 - Full-Color Creators: Simon Furman (w); E.J. Su (a) Su, Scherwinski (c) Description: The action erupts onto the world stage, as Megatron and his Decepticons stir things up in the disputed (breakaway) Soviet state of Brasnya, initiating an incendiary border conflict. Meanwhile, the Autobots-aware that one of the Decepticons' (facsimile) bio-constructs is active in the area-move to intercept,setting up a truly explosive confrontation. The Transformers: Infiltration team of Simon Furman and E.J. Su continues the ongoing tale. 32 pages.
Perhaps there is no end to their war... but this is the beginning. MEGATRON begins his fateful march on the road of conquest, flanked by STARSCREAM and SOUNDWAVE. A final, devastating showdown with SENTINEL PRIME seals the origin of MEGATRON, sees the naming of THE DECEPTICONS and unleashes the opening shots of the war without end! By Eric Holmes and the artist of the TRANSFORMERS MOVIE ADAPTATION, Alex Milne. Marcelo Matero once again provides a variant cover.
[Eric Holmes (W); Alex Milne (A); Milne, Marcelo Matero (C)]
Spinning out of the hit miniseries New Avengers/Transformers! Meet RAMJET, a lone wolf DECEPTICON whose plans involve nothing less than the overthrow of MEGATRON himself! But is RAMJET the master schemer he believes, or just another pretender to the throne? Written by Stuart Moore (New Avengers/The Transformers) with art by Robby Musso (The Transformers Spotlight: Ultra Magnus)! [Stuart Moore (w); Robby Musso (a); Guido Guidi, Musso (c)]
With the crisis on CYBERTRON escalating to fever pitch, it falls to The PACK and the earthbound MAXIMALS and PREDACONS to prevent its descent into chaos and, ultimately, its utter destruction. Too bad then that RAZORBEAST, now infected with the Angolmois corruption, is Hell-bent on killing them all! The action explodes on two worlds as 'the nemesis' makes his presence felt... in world-shattering style. By the Stormbringer team of Simon Furman and Don Figueroa. 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. [Simon Furman (W); Don Figueroa (A); Figueroa, Nick Roche (C)]
Continuing the reprints of the best TRANSFORMERS sagas from across the pond! The aftermath of the classic Space Pirates saga concludes with a stunningset-up for the upcoming epic, Time Wars! The wheels are now in motion for a legendary tale that sends the story across the galaxy and through time itself. From longtime TRANSFORMERS scribe Simon Furman. [Simon Furman (w) Will Simpson, Tim Perkins (a) Dan Khanna (c)]
The plans set forth by STARSCREAM culminate here, in the fifth and final issue of this official continuation of the blockbuster TRANSFORMERS movie. With the AUTOBOT resistance quelled, Starscream puts new meaning to the term "no sacrifice, no victory." But will his final act leave Lord Starscream as CYBERTON'S ruler, or its destructor? [Chris Mowry, Chris Ryall (W) Alex Milne (A) Milne, James Raiz (C)]
Mariah Huehner, David Tischman (w) David Messina, Claudia Balboni (a) Joe Corroney (c) Eric deals with his Hep D infection, but he is forced to lean on Sookie and Bill for help-with surprising results. They also learn the truth about Guerra's death at the hands of Godric more than 200 years ago. But who is the real killer, and can they find him before the New Orleans police? Meanwhile, Lafayette creates a new drink for the vampire girls on the go at Fangtasia-The Transfusion.
R.A. & Geno Salvatore (w) Agustin Padilla (a) Gonzalo Flores, Tim Seeley (c) The first original comic starring DRIZZT DO""URDEN continues! R.A. Salavtore maps out the future of his most famous creation from the popular FORGOTTEN REALMS setting with his son Geno. Events come to a head as DRIZZT and DAHLIA confront the ill-fated THIMBLEDORF PWENT, in this penultimate issue!
Chris Roberson (w) Rich Ellis (a) Michael WM Kaluta (c) Em and Schroedinger are desperately trying to find Peter, which brings them to the ancient tower of Babylon...only Babylon isn't so much a what as a who. And just when they think they're about to get some answers, a host of shadow warriors shows up, grabs Em, and high tails it across the plain. Except Em has a few tricks up her sleeve and things don't go quite according to the shadows plans. Do they ever?
Mariah Huehner, David Tischman (w) David Messina, Claudia Balboni (a) Joe Corroney (c) LeDeax, the insane vampire killer has Sookie Stackhouse trapped-will Bill Compton and Eric Northman be able to rescue her in time? And will Bill find the clue that links LeDeux's killing spree to the local Hep-D epidemic? And when Sookie returns to Bon Temp, who is sitting at her kitchen table? For the answer to these questions-and for some good old-fashioned blood and guts-you HAVE to read this issue! The new original comic book story based on HBO's super successful vampire series, TRUE BLOOD, reaches its hemo-fueled conclusion!
Dack Fayden has finally caught up to the mage that destroyed his home village, but it might be too late: she has begun casting a deadly spell that will drain hundreds of their life force. And, now that Dack has arrived, he may fall prey to the same dark magic as the rest! [(W) Matt Forbeck (A) Martin Coccolo (CA) Tyler Walpole]
It's one haunted hotspot down and three to go as the Ghostbusters head south, leaving the Motor City for the Big Easy. But ain't nothin'' gonna be easy down Louisiana way for the boys in gray-Marie Laveau is back in the Quarter and lookin'' to stick around! Join us as Haunted America continues... in New Orleans! [(W) Erik Burnham (A) Dan Schoening (CA) Mike Henderson]
Em's journey has brought her to the Everglade, a garden of statues that lies at the very heart of the Everlands, where she finds herself face to face with the power that has disrupted all of reality. But when Em learns who she once was, and why she lost her memory, the answers only raise new questions. Things are not as they have seemed, and Em realizes that her journey is far, far from over. [(W) Chris Roberson (A) Rich Ellis (CA) Michael William Kaluta]
Planeswalker Dack Fayden has followed Sifa Grent into a mysterious plane, where a Titan's castle looms invitingly in the distance. Entering the castle in search of Sifa, Dack is soon imprisoned by the Titan and added to his vast collection. Dack must find a way out before the trail to Sifa runs cold and he remains the Titan's prisoner forever! Special playable Magic: The Gathering card polybagged in each issue! [(W) Matt Forbeck (A) Martin Coccolo, Christian Duce (CA) Martin Coccolo]
Dr. Lester Horvath has transformed Michael Monk from a suicidal ex-soldier into the ultimate assassin. Now, the wolves are at the door and the Mad Monk has come to kill his one-time benefactor. It's time for Dr. Horvath to play his final card in a game where death is assured, but the revelation of a single number may change everything.
Larry Hama (w) S L Gallant (a) Larry Hama (c) After last issue's tremendous sea battle, the fight between G.I. Joe and Cobra cools down literally! While the Baroness and Destro make their way to Scotland, G.I. Joe launches a new operation and heads to the cold to stave off a Cobra threat. Don't miss the exciting adventures of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero!
Larry Hama (w) S L Gallant (a) Larry Hama (c) With the Chrysler building's secret weapon in peril, G.I. Joe has more than their fair share of Cobra to deal with... but now that Destro and Baroness are in town, could this spell more trouble for the Joes? Meanwhile, Snake Eyes, Storm Shadow and Billy find themselves among new allies that may hold some secrets. Don't miss the heart-pounding conclusions in this latest issue of Real American Hero!
Matt Forbeck (w) Martín Cóccolo (a) Tyler Walpole (c) Dack Fayden barely escapes the Collector's prison... and now finds himself back on his home plane of Fiora. Forced to confront the destruction of his hometown, Dack relives the painful memories as he seeks clues that will lead him back on the trail of the malevolent Sifa Grent. Dack must find the strength within himself to carry on or his burden of guilt may prove too overwhelming for the Planeswalker thief. Special playable MAGIC: THE GATHERING card polybagged in this issue! [(W) Matt Forbeck (A) Martin Coccolo (CA) Tyler Walpole]
Chuck Dixon (w) Robert Atkins (a & c) ""M.A.S.S. Destruction"" continues as Mainframe and Dial-Tone engage in long-range combat in the Hindu Kush using predator drones. They bring the fight to COBRA from ten thousand miles away and learn that, even in a virtual war, the heart can be a casualty. See StormShadow in action, and also, what will a captured COBRA Viper reveal to the Joes?
Larry Hama (w) Agustin Padilla (a) Padilla, Rod Whigham (c) After a surprise strike that catches COBRA off guard, the hastily re-formed G.I. JOE team takes back the initiative and launches its full counter-offensive against COBRA. And DR. VENOM's plot from beyond the grave finally begins to unfold! Full Color. 32 pages.
Because you demanded it...THE ORIGIN OF CROC MASTER! He dreams strange, green dreams, and the story of how this herpetophilic (look it up) misanthrope became the man he is and joined up with Cobra will make your skin crawl. Also: the IDW debut of yet another classic Cobra character you never thought you'd see again!
(W) Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (A) Sergio Carrera Delve inside COBRA's brutal, punishing training methods as we learn what it takes to become a Range Viper under the supervision of the apex predator known as Skull Buster. If you fail your first exam, there are no make-ups... Only a shallow grave. And if you pass... Well, that might just be worse.
Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (w) Sergio Carrera (a) Antonio Fuso (c) The shocking conclusion to ""Serpent's Tales""! Scoop has gathered a wealth of information on Serpentor's cult, the Coil. Now he plans to escape and reveal it to the world. Can one man bring down the Coil, or does its reach extend farther than anyone imagined? Full Color. 32 pages.
Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (w) Antonio Fuso (a) Fuso, Howard Chaykin (c) CHUCKLES is the only man alive to have successfully infiltrated COBRA. and he's M.I.A. Has he been killed? Defected? Gone rogue to fight a one-man war against the enemy? None of these alternatives are acceptable to GENERAL HAWK. He wants CHUCKLES back with G.I. JOE, so he's sending a new Joe to retrieve him. But what she finds may be worse than anyone could have imagined. Also, get a deeper look inside COBRA than ever before, as TOMAX, XAMOT, and Erika continue to feel the effects of the previous miniseries, and several COBRA operatives are introduced for the first time in an IDW book!
From Max Brooks, New York Times best-selling author of WORLD WAR Z and masterful artists Howard Chaykin and Antonio Fuso comes the next generation of G.I. JOE and COBRA. ""Only an inferior mind cowers in the shadow of morality.""-DR. MINDBENDER ""Time cannot heal all wounds, and neither can I.""-DOC
(W) Max Brooks (A) Howard Chaykin, Antonio Fuso From Max Brooks, New York Times-bestselling author of WORLD WAR Z and masterful artists Howard Chaykin and Antonio Fuso comes thie next generation of G.I. Joe and COBRA.
(W) Max Brooks (A/C) Howard Chaykin, Antonio Fuso From Max Brooks, New York Times bestselling author of WORLD WAR Z and masterful artists Howard Chaykin and Antonio Fuso comes the next generation of G.I. JOE and COBRA. ""Sabotage is all about finding the flaws, and there's nothing more flawed than human beings.""-FIREFLY ""Time cannot heal all wounds, and neither can I.""-DOC
Brian Reed (w) Agustin Padilla (a) Joe Corroney, Padilla (c) Duke goes behind enemy lines to find out the truth about Major Sebastian Bludd. But is Duke a double agent, or has he truly gone turncoat? Meanwhile, Scarlett and team dig deeper into the mysterious M.A.R.S.
Scarlett follows the trail of Major Bludd and finds evidence that Duke has gone rogue, joining the forces of Cobra! Has Duke really turned to the other side? Could this be the end of the line for the Joes?
(W) Brian Reed (A) Agustin Padilla (C) Joe Corroney, Padilla With G.I. Joe captured and held prisoner, Major Bludd puts his master plan into action and makes sure that the Joes take the fall! 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. [(w) Brian Reed (a) Augustin Padilla (ca) Joe Corroney]
(W) Mark Ryan (A/C) Mike Grell Artist Mike Grell (Jon Sable Freelance, The Warlord) teams up with writer/actor Mark Ryan (the Transformers movies) in an amazing story 15 years in the making. Weaving together true timelines from WWII and the present day, The Pilgrim is a tale of war and the supernatural, drawing on the history of the occultism used by both British and Nazi forces and fusing it with a modern day intelligence and espionage story ripped from today's headlines.
(W) Elaine Lee (A) Michael Wm. Kaluta, Charles Vess (C) Kaluta What happens when the archetypal outsider and the ultimate team player meet over a double death commando in a bar on Rec 97? The perfect partnership begins, and destruction and mayhem ensue! Galatia 9 and Brucilla the Muscle run a scam that wrecks the Rec and wind up running from the Station police. Will they make it to the Harpy with enough credit to pay the nursery fee?
This tongue-in-cheek commentary is written and illustrated by award-winning creator Scott Morse. Each chapter is a seemingly stand-alone tale, grounded by insane landscapes and surprising characters. Take, for instance, this first installment's "Dawn of the Gearheads!," where hip hot-rodders take over a world gone crazy, DaddyO! Or the cinema-minded noir throw-back "The Projectionist." Strange Science Fantasy harkens back to the inspired pre-hero comics of the Golden Age! Issue 1 offers a full 28 pages of story and art plus a bonus 1-page Paul Pope strip! [Scott Morse]
Haunted America concludes here! The Ghostbusters hit the last leg of their tour of the country, pulling into the Pacific Northwest and the city of Seattle just in time to bear witness to a rock and roll return. A ghostly guitarist is stalking the Emerald City and it's up to the guys to put an end to his ectoplasmic encore. [(W) Erik Burnham (A) Dan Schoening (CA) Mike Henderson]
Alan Ball's hit HBO series continues its ongoing comic tale. Learn what happened to your favorite characters on the night vampires revealed their existence to the world, with this issue focusing on ALCIDE! [(W) Ann Nocenti, Michael McMillian (A) Michael Gaydos (CA) Tim Bradstreet]
Alan Ball's hit HBO series, the sensually sizzling story of the lives and loves of vampires, mind readers, and all manner of creatures, is back as an ongoing series! With creative collaboration from TRUE BLOOD creator/writer/producer Ball, this series features writers Annie Nocenti (Daredevil, Green Arrow) and Michael McMillian. Now that the ""Where Were You?"" arc has concluded, we take a look at the sorrid past of the villain who plagued Bon Temps during that time, along with guest artist Federica Manfredi (Star Trek). [(W) Ann Nocenti, Michael McMillian (A) Federica Manfredi (CA) Tim Bradstreet]
DARKLON IS ON THE LOOSE! G.I. JOE has lost their prisoner, and it's up to Outback and his team to recover the dangerous villain. Meanwhile, Zartan and COBRA COMMANDER formulate a plan that would move COBRA HQ to another coast. The villains take center stage in this issue of G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero! [(W) Larry Hama (A) S. L. Gallant (CA) Larry Hama]
Leaving his home plane behind, Dack Fayden returns to Innistrad, still in pursuit of the villainous Sifa Grent. He convenes with the Reichert family again, who provide Dack with crucial information on the evil Planewalker's location. But when Sorin Markov arrives, looking for Dack, things quickly escalate and our hero finds himself in a situation where he may not come out alive... [(W) Matt Forbeck (A) Martin Coccolo (CA) Tyler Walpole]
G.I. JOE is in trouble: Darklon has escaped their custody and is finally ready to carry out his sinister plan. COBRA has moved from the east coast to the west coast, while enlisting new sinister allies; even Destro and Baroness seem to be involved in some grand scheming. Can the JOES figure out what their enemies are planning before it's too late? All the pieces are falling into place as the villains make their move in G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero! [(W) Larry Hama (A) S. L. Gallant (CA) Larry Hama]
G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #184 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) Larry Hama (A) S. L. Gallant (CA) Larry Hama Description: Just as Cobra Commander begins to settle into his new COBRA base on the west coast, trouble starts brewing. Destro and Baroness, Road Pig and Zarana, Darklon, Zartan: every one of them pursuing their own agenda and getting in Cobra Commander's way. Not to mention G.I. JOE following all their activities, waiting for the right time to step in. The stakes are raised in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #184! 32 pages. [(W) Larry Hama (A) S. L. Gallant (CA) Larry Hama]
ADVENTURES OF AUGUSTA WIND #1 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Vassilis Gogtzilas Description: Augusta Webster thought she was an ordinary girl living an ordinary life in an ordinary town. But that was before the Snabbit-half-snake/half-rabbit-arrived to turn Augusta's world upside down and reveal that she's anything but ordinary. A new all-ages fantasy from J.M. DeMatteis, creator of Abadazad, with astonishing art by Vassilis Gogtizilas. 32 pages. [(W) J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Vassilis Gogtzilas]
TRUE BLOOD #7 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) Ann Nocenti, Michael McMillian (A) Michael Gaydos (CA) Tim Bradstreet Description: With Bon Temps facing eradication by an ancient and powerful wolf pack, the town's best hope lies with Sookie and Alcide convincing the werewolves and vampires to set aside their differences and work together. But first, Sookie must survive her initial encounter with the Ghost Wolves 32 pages. [(W) Ann Nocenti, Michael McMillian (A) Michael Gaydos (CA) Tim Bradstreet]
DOCTOR WHO VOL. 3 #5 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) Andy Diggle (A) Craig Hamilton (CA) Photo Description: Andy Diggle returns! The Doctor books a trip for Amy and Rory on a luxury star-liner for a little rest and relaxation after their recent adventures. But when the Doctor crosses paths with a thief from his past, any thoughts of peace go right out the porthole! 32 pages. [(W) Andy Diggle (A) Craig Hamilton (CA) Photo]
TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #14 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) John Barber (A) Andrew Griffith (CA) Marcelo Matere Description: MEGATRON IS BACK! The day the AUTOBOTS hoped would never arrive is here. CYBERTRON is burning, BUMBLEBEE's government is crumbling, and MEGATRON is here. Sides are chosen and heroes fall. 32. [(W) John Barber (A) Andrew Griffith (CA) Marcelo Matere]
The ghost of a notorious killer has begun to haunt New York, and The New Ghostbusters have to stop him before he can pick up where he left off! Meanwhile, the Original Ghostbusters compare notes-trying to figure out where they are, and how to get home... Features all-new REAL GHOSTBUSTERS two-page back-up stories written and drawn by Erik Burnham in every issue! [(W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Dan Schoening]
SNAKES AND TIGERS! A break-in at a top-secret research base sends the covert G.I. JOE team into action-and CHAMELEON, eager to redeem herself, takes charge! But what she and FLINT uncover will lead the team straight into the jaws of an enemy unlike any other: a hidden force within COBRA and impossible to track unless CHAMELEON risks everything to draw it out of the shadows. [(W) Mike Costa (A) Antonio Fuso (CA) Tom Whalen]
Before the movie opens in July, the only place to get a look at TRANSFORMERS of the live-action film is right here! The prequel extravaganza continues here, with "The Megaman Cometh." MEGATRON is headed to Earth, in search of the ALLSPARK. But what he finds, and what this means for the ongoing war that's come to our world, is something he never could've expected! Furman, Ryall and Figueroa continue the movie's official beginning right here!
Industry legend Grant Morrison (Final Crisis) penned a number of Doctor Who comics in the late '80s, and this two-issue series collects them all-and in color for the first time! This issue includes stories featuring the Sixth Doctor (as portrayed by Colin Baker) and the Seventh Doctor (as portrayed by Sylvester McCoy). Also available is a ""Retro"" variant cover which is only available in a set of 11 (10 regular covers 1 variant) [Grant Morrison (W); John Ridgway, Bryan Hitch (A); Robert Hack (C)]
Mike Johnson (w) Joe Corroney (a) Tim Bradstreet (c) The voyages of the new crew of the Enterprise continue in this re-imagining of the classic episode OPERATION: ANNIHILATE! Captain Kirk comes face to face with the ghosts of his past when a rescue mission reunites him with the last person he expects to see: his brother! STAR TREK feature writer/producer Roberto Orci oversees this continuation of the story from the blockbuster 2009 movie!
Special arc by Eisner-nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov! At the onset of World War II, the Silurians' scheme of world domination has come to light-and they want Amy as their queen! Can the Doctor stop the reptilian aliens and their unwitting Nazi allies? Of course he can. He's the Doctor! [(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov (A/CA) Matthew Dow Smith]
It's pure pandemonium, as three sides rush to track down the leader of the Blue Ninja menace. Can Cobra Commander, Snake Eyes and Baroness find a way to aid each other in their quest for vengeance? Or will their animosity toward each other give their common enemy the upper hand? Tension runs high as the Blue Ninja threat escalates in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #176! [(W) Larry Hama (A) S. L. Gallant (CA) Larry Hama]
Em finds herself stranded in the Everlands with no way home, with no one but a lost little girl to guide her. Together, the two make their way across the ""Stolen Moments,"" encountering people and places that have been forgotten by history, or remembered only as stories. But with the Shadows and an army of living statues dogging her heels, and even greater dangers ahead, can Em survive long enough to find a way back to the only life she knows? [(W) Chris Roberson (A) Rich Ellis (CA) Michael William Kaluta]
The stakes are higher than ever! Cobra Commander has discovered the danger in the midst of Broca Beach, and has begun his preparations to face off against the Blue Ninjas. Meanwhile, DUKE, SCARLETT and STALKER split off on their own from G.I. JOE in order to head to Broca Beach. And with SNAKE EYES and BARONESS en route as well, this could be the showdown to end all showdowns. Prepare for the final confrontation in G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #177!
Scott Tipton, Mariah Huehner (w) Elena Casagrande (a) Jenny Frison (c) Reclaiming some of what she had lost, Illyria must choose between what she was and who she could become. Her choice comes at a price as well as a final farewell she never thought she'd make. Full Color. 32 pages
If you read only one third issue of a four-issue limited series in which the entire karmic fate of the world is hinging upon the power struggle in a mysterious city between a fallen angel, the grandson of Adam, and a soul-sick former priest, it has to be this one!
Continuing west on their cross-country caper, the Ghostbusters head from the mouth of the Mississippi to the Chihuahuan desert, and the city of Roswell. Ray's in heaven with the proliferation of ET attractions in the UFO capital of New Mexico, but will he have time to enjoy it while the ghosts of little green men attack? Haunted America, the Ghostbusters event of the summer, continues here! [(W) Erik Burnham (A) Dan Schoening (CA) Mike Henderson]
DEEP TERROR Epilogue! COBRA's scheme to take the Joes public goes viral. America's most secret fighting force is on the run! COBRA COMMANDER dispenses his own rewards for failure. Copperback a prisoner of the JOEs! And SCARLETT learns that SNAKE EYES is still alive and confronts Helix in an encounter only one of them may survive! [(W) Chuck Dixon (A) Alex Cal (CA) Robert Atkins]
After one more quick stop to help a friend in the Windy City, the Ghostbusters arrive back in New York, expecting a backlog of cases to clear through. Instead, things are strangely quiet on the supernatural front, and it's all thanks to the city's newest paranormal investigation and elimination service! Who is this new team? Find out in the lucky 13th issue of GHOSTBUSTERS! [(W) Erik Burnham (A) Dan Schoening (CA) Tristan Jones]
The year is 1967 and Godzilla is on the move... to Vietnam! With a war underway, Godzilla is the last thing the country needs. Lieutenant Murakami follows Godzilla to try out some new tech on the monster, but a super-sized foe named Anguirus might just be the most effective counter-measure. It's a rumble in the jungle, don't miss it! [(W/A) James Stokoe (CA) Sheldon Vella]
MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #1 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) Katie Cook (A) Andy Price (CA) Stephanie Buscema Description: Welcome to Ponyville, home of Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, and all your other favorite Ponies! Something's not right in the town though, as some of the inhabitants are acting very, very strange! It's up to the Mane Six to find the source of the weirdness before it's too late! 32 pages. [(W) Katie Cook (A) Andy Price (CA) Stephanie Buscema]
GODZILLA #7 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Simon Gane (CA) Matt Frank Description: It's the day Boxer has been waiting for... the opportunity to avenge his daughter in a showdown with Godzilla. At the exact worst moment though, the government and their secret weapon step in to take matters into their own hands. You know what they say about ""best laid plans..."" 32 pages. [(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Simon Gane (CA) Matt Frank]
A SNAKE IN THEIR MIDST! Her name is CHAMELEON-and she used to be a COBRA agent. Now she's made her way into the G.I. JOE team-the honest way. But even with the best of intentions, does she have what it takes to fight on the side of the angels? FLINT thinks she does, and he's willing to gamble the lives of this teammates on her Unfortunately, with the Crimson Twin called TOMAX pulling the strings, no bet is a sure thing. [(W) Mike Costa (A) Antonio Fuso (CA) Tom Whalen]
CRUSH DEPTH continues! Scarlett and her Special Missions team rush to the heart of a perfect storm to retrieve a prize of forty billion (with a B!) of COBRA funds lying in the ocean deep. The only trouble is that the Baroness is already on the scene with a cutthroat crew of her own to reclaim the booty for COBRA! [(W) Chuck Dixon (A) Paul Gulacy (CA) Jim Rugg]
GODZILLA: HALF CENTURY WAR #5 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - of 5 Full Color. Creators: (W/A) James Stokoe (CA) Simon Roy Description: Ota Murakami has fought Godzilla for fifty years. The decades have been hard on Ota, and he is seemingly no closer to his goal. Now, in the frozen wastes of Antarctica, the end of the world beckons. Ota and Ken gear up for a deadly final battle, and only one beast will be left standing at its end! This is the book you'll be talking about for years! Don't miss it! 32. [(W/A) James Stokoe (CA) Simon Roy]
STAR TREK: TNG - THE SPACE BETWEEN #2 - Full-Color Creators: David Tischman (W); Casey Malone (A) Jeremy Geddes, Photo (C) Description: Continuing the 20th Anniversary celebration of Star Trek: The Next Generation with this all-new relaunch. Picard visits the archaeological dig on Kandom 9, where scientists have unearthed an ancient text -- and a gemstone worth more than human life. When contact with the Enterprise is cut off, greed turns to mistrust, and Picard must discover the killer in the group, before he becomes the next victim. Written by David Tischman (Bite Club) with art by Casey Malone (Children of the Grave)
It's time for another glimpse at Star Trek history from the Klingon perspective, and this month we look at the origins of one of the U.S.S. Enterprise's most famous missions! Rocked by the events of the previous issue, the Klingon High Council turns to a new tactic in their struggle against the Federation: espionage! What will one Klingon do to prove his worth to the Empire? And what most improbable creature will stand in his way? [Scott Tipton (W) David Messina (A); Messina, Joe Corroney (C)]
DOCTOR WHO CLASSICS #4 (RETAILER INCENTIVE COVER) - A 32 page comic published by IDW Publishing. [Pat Mills & John Wagner (W); Dave Gibbons (A); Joe Corroney (C)]
Trapped in a strange Museum and hunted by a gun-happy waxwork, an amnesiac Doctor must regain his memories of each of his incarnations-including a Second-Doctor memory with Zoe and Jamie... and a Third-Doctor remebrance with the Brigadier and Jo! But can he succeed before a familiar, bearded figure in the shadows kills him? This all-new series written by Tony Lee (Starship Troopers) features artist Pia Guerra in her first monthly comic since Y The Last Man! Available with a photo variant cover which is only available as part of a set of 11 (10 regular covers + 1 variant) [Tony Lee (W) Pia Guerra (A) Nick Roche (C)]
On a Klingon-run Earth, a desperate rebellion led by Jean-Luc Picard has found the key to restoring the fractured timeline: the android Data, who has scrutinized the past and unraveled the key to their broken history. But the Resistance must get Data to Earth-and that means plunging directly into the dark heart of the Empire... 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. [Andrew Steven Harris (W) Gordon Purcell (A) J.K. Woodward, Robert Atkins (C)]
Starfleet is no more. The Federation lies in ruin. And the Klingons have conquered Earth. But a resistance, led by Jean-Luc Picard, seeks to free humanity from Klingon rule. And now it may have the means to do it: An android named Data, who has scrutinized the timeline and discovered that things are not as they should be. A Myriad Universe title in conjunction with the Star Trek alternate-universe prose novels of the same name. Covers by Thom Zahler and Vatche Mavlian sent randomly unless ordered as a set. Also available with a variant cover that is only available as part of a set of 11 (10 regular covers + 1 variant)
[Andrew Steven Harris (W) Gordon Purcell (A) Thom Zahler, Vatche Mavlian (C)]
The spotlights on Godzilla's greatest foes and allies continue! This issue focuses on the master of the skies- the mighty Rodan! When Rodan's egg is stolen and kept at military research facility, the winged beast is tireless in its attempts to retrieve it. However, the human intrigue and betrayal inside the facility will ultimately hold the key to whether Rodan and child will be reunited again!
Chuck Dixon (w) Alex Cal (a) oTom Whalen (c) COBRA ON THE ATTACK! The new COBRA COMMANDER begins a global strategy to turn the super-secret cabal into a legitimate world power. But those plans are only known to the highest levels of COBRA, and the invasion of a sovereign Southeast Asian country continues. The Joes and UN Forces are outmaneuvered and outgunned in a war of total annihilation!
New York Times best-selling author and Eisner-nominated creator of iZombie, Chris Roberson, delivers a magical ongoing new series. Memorial is the story of Em, a young woman who arrives at a hospital in Portland, Oregon with no memory of her past. A year later, she has rebuilt her life, only to find her existence thrown into turmoil after she inherits a magical shop. The kind that appears in an alley one instance and disappears the next. Em is drawn into a supernatural conflict between beings that not only represent, but are, fundamental elements of the universe itself. All of existence is at stake, so there's only a little pressure on Em, the magical shop, and a talking cat. With art by the fantastical Rich Ellis, and covers by the legendary Michael WM Kaluta.
Duane Swierczynski (w) Simon Gane (a) Ryan Kelly (c) Boxer is ready to settle the score with Godzilla, and assembles his ''Monster Kill Crew,'' a group of highly-trained weirdos, each with their own private grudge against the kaiju. As we get to know these mercenaries the team stocks up on all the equipment they'll need to take down their first bounty-ANGUIRUS! [(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Simon Gane (CA) Jeff Zornow]
The Trumans continue to redefine the western horror genre! In the midst of a terrible monsoon, the ghost-haunted killer Hawken descends on the Tucson Ring's Supply Outpost. But, when the bodies start falling, he discovers a conspiracy that changes EVERYTHING! Alternate cover by Geof ""Horror Vacui"" Darrow! [(W) Benjamin Truman, Timothy Truman (A) Timothy Truman (CA) Geof Darrow]
Boxer and his team decide it's time to turn their sights to the big game-Godzilla! A perfect plan goes awry when a billionaire adventurer gets his hands on Mechagodzilla. The result? Utter monster mayhem! [(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Simon Gane (CA) Matt Frank]
Having tasted serious defeat-and having been branded outlaws by the world's governments-Boxer and his crew scramble to catch up to Godzilla before he destroys Seattle! There's just one major obstacle in the way... Mothra! [(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Simon Gane (CA) Matt Frank]
STAR TREK: TNG - THE SPACE BETWEEN #1 - Full-Color Creators: David Tischman (w); Casey Malone (a) Dennis Calero, photo (c) Description: Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation with this all-new relaunch of the Trek franchise in comics. In the first issue of this special miniseries, planet Tigan-7 requests entry into the Federation, but the Enterprise is attacked as a hostile invader when it makes contact, and the planet's leader has no record of any communication with any outside world. Riker, Tasha, and Data beam down to the planet in secret, and discover an information-obsessed culture, rewriting pieces of its 6,000-year history on a daily basis, to maintain political stability. An all-new, all-different, Next-Gen adventure, featuring Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise D! 32 pages.
Matt Frank & Jeff Prezenkowski (w) Matt Frank (a) Art Adams (c) The Legends begin here! Presenting the first of five spotlight issues, each of which explore a self-contained story centering on one of Godzilla's fearsome foes! In this tale, drawn and co-written by Godzilla superstar artist Matt Frank, Anguirus, the armadillo-esque perpetual underdog, goes toe-to-toe with one of the most devastating monsters of all time-Destroyah! It's a classic tale of David vs. Goliath... monster style!
POPEYE #7 (10-COPY INCENTIVE COVER) - Full Color. Creators: (W/A) Roger Langridge (CA) Hal Mayforth Description: It's Wild West action this issue, as Popeye faces the return of Olive's old boyfriend, Ham Gravy... and the fearsome Desert Yeti! Can Popeye defeat the terrible beast before Ham steals his girl? Plus: More larks with Sappo, as Wotasnozzle presents his latest invention: the Electric Cow! 32 pages. [(W/A) Roger Langridge (CA) Hal Mayforth]
Another look at the struggle between the Federation and the Klingon Empire, from the perspective of the galaxy's fiercest warriors, the Klingons! This month, a handful of Klingons battle for control of a Federation starship in this alternate view of the classic "Day of the Dove." Will they be able to commandeer one of their enemies' most powerful vessels? Or are they themselves merely pawns in a larger plot? From the creative team that brought you Angel: Auld Lang Syne. Artist Joe Corroney once again provides a special incentive cover.
[Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) David Messina (a); Messina, Photo (c)]
Darwyn Cooke, Lowell Francis, Mark Waid (w) Darwyn Cooke, Gene Ha, Chris Weston, Pinups by Geof Darrow (a) Alex Ross (c) This issue of ROCKETEER ADVENTURES continues to soar with a trio of stories crafted by masterful comics creators. Mark Waid and Chris Weston provide a pulse-pounding story of revenge set to a colorful backdrop of the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge, Lowell Francis and Gene Ha put Cliff through his paces in an-all action extravaganza that has him fighting tooth and nail for his very survival-plus a special guest star! Finally, Darwyn Cooke delivers the goods (as always!) with a tale that we won't say one word about-it's too good to even hint at and ruin the surprise! Plus, a pair of pin-ups, BOTH by Geof Darrow-his incredible piece was just too massive to be held to the confines of a single page, so he's supplying a gorgeous TWO-PAGE pin-up!
Space Seeds""-Captain Jean-Luc Picard discovers some harsh realities in a garden-like paradise, when The Enterprise investigates crop failures at The Armada, a colony of self-sustaining agricultural domes built atop an asteroid belt. And Wesley Crusher-adjusting to his mother's recent absence-makes an important self-discovery, as he makes friends with a group of farmer's children. 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1-to-1 ratio. [David Tischman (W); Casey Malone (A) Joe Corroney, Photo (C)]
It's the most dangerous event of the summer, and the action continues right here! COBRA's surprise attack has brought the G.I. JOE team to its knees. But when Lady Jaye learns that Flint has gone missing behind enemy lines, she joins forces with the Danger Girls on a covert mission that aims to rescue her man and get the Joes back on their feet! [(W) Andy Hartnell (A) John Royce (CA) J. Scott Campbell]
There are two sides to every argument, and this month starts an exciting new series looking at some of the most famous encounters between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire - from the Klingon perspective! First up, an unsteady peace breaks out into full-scale war after a Klingon cruiser is destroyed by the Federation starship Enterprise. How will the Klingons respond? How do you say ""swift and blinding violence"" in Klingon? From the creative team that brought you Angel: Auld Lang Syne. Available with a Klingon photo cover-and ask your retailer how to get a special incentive cover by artist Joe Corroney (24: Nightfall), with or without cover logos!
The blood hits the fan when Jessica falls victim to contaminated bottles of Tru Blood. Sookie wants to save her, but will Bill let her? Meanwhile, Jason makes a horrible discovery and the mysterious Vampire Liberation Front reveal themselves to the world! It's the second part of the second fangtasic volume of the True Blood comic!
John Rogers (w) Andrea Di Vito (a) Steve Ellis (c) To keep the love of his life, Khal must lead Fell's Five against a sinister new threat in the Underdark. But this ""threat"" is someone near and dear to another of Fell's Five! Join us as John Rogers and Andrea Di Vito bring us the latest chapter in their thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery!
(W) Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (A) Antonio Fuso (C) Fuso, Howard Chaykin The plans of Cobra, Chuckles, and the agents following him all collide. Can anyone survive? Will the Joes get what they want from Chuckles. by any means necessary? And brace yourself for a last page that will impact the entire line of G.I. Joe books!
"Torture is an ugly word. I prefer to call it "Collecting first-rate intelligence.""-INTERROGATOR "At the bottom of the ocean, there's no shortage of ways to die."-DEEP SIX [Chaykin]
In this special issue drawn by TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman, the Turtles have struggled to survive against unstoppable enemies and impossible odds. The time has come for the next stage of their training to begin. The lesson turns deadly, though, when a mysterious new opponent arrives and teaches the Turtles they have MUCH left to learn! [(W) Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (A) Kevin Eastman (CA) Dean Haspiel]
SPIKE VS. DRACULA #3 (RETAILER PHOTO COVER) – With Darla a prisoner of the Third Reich, Spike must become an agent of Hitler and help deliver gypsy tribes into the hands of the Nazis - forcing our vampire hero into an unlikely alliance with Dracula. Limited.