IDW Publishing Previews – 4/11/12

G.I. Joe: Cobra Ongoing #12

Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Antonio Fuso, David Williams (c)

COBRA COMMAND AFTERMATH! Devastated by the events in COBRA COMMAND, the team reflects on the life and death of fan-favorite character, CHUCKLES. Meanwhile, the survivors of COBRA COMMAND make peace with horrors of the past… and prepare the horrors of the future.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Danger Girl: Revolver #3 (of 4)

Andy Hartnell (w) • Chris Madden (a) • J. Scott Campbell, Madden (c)

It’s the sexiest and most dangerous event of 2012, and the action continues right here!  While on target to recover a missing Peruvian treasure, Danger Girl Abbey Chase encounters a deadly new rival who may beat her to the punch.  Will Abbey reach it first, or will the sudden involvement of Peru’s most powerful villains prompt her to stand clear of the inevitable explosion?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dungeons and Dragons: Forgotten Realms 100 Page Spectacular

Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb (w) • Juanfran Moyano, Rags Morales (a)

Thrill to these classic tales of the Forgotten Realms, selected by creator Ed Greenwood! First, a thrilling 2-part adventure—adapted from Greenwood‘s own story “Elminster at the Magefair”! Plus two classic, genre-busting Forgotten Realms comics from the 1990s: “Head Cheeeese”, in which the halfling Foxy battles a very case of… er, food poisoning? And a very unusual peek behind the curtain in “Everybody Wants to Run the Realms.”

FC • 100 pages • $7.99

Infestation 2 #2 (of 2)

Duane Swierczynski (w) • David Messina (a) • Alex Garner (c)

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?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Oz Treasury Edition

Eric Shanower (w & a & c)

A marvelous mega-sized sampling of classic Oz stories by award-winning cartoonist Eric Shanower! Wonder and magic abound in this special collection, which includes “The Forgotten Forest of Oz,” featuring Dorothy, the Scarecrow, and Toto, too! The evil Troll King leads a horde of axe-wielding trolls and fire-breathing dragons to destroy the wood-nymphs of the enchanted Forest of Burzee. Only Dorothy Gale of Kansas holds the key to avert disaster!

FC · Cardstock ·  $9.99 · 64 pages · 9.25” x 14.25”

Smoke and Mirrors #2 (of 5)

Mike Costa & Jon Armstrong (w) Ryan Browne, Jenny Frison (a & c)

ENTER THE WORLD OF MAGIC! With just his slight-of hand skills, stage magician Terry Ward finds himself in a world he didn’t make—a world where sorcery is real! When he befriends a kid from this world, will danger come calling? You bet it will!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Edition, Vol. 2

Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird (w & a & c)

The classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action continues in the second volume of IDW’s ULTIMATE COLLECTIONS! In this outing find issues #8–11, along with the Michaelangelo, Leonardo and Donatello “micro-series” one-shots. Presented in oversize hardcover, you’ve never seen the TURTLES like this.

HC · B/W · $49.99 · 256 pages · 9” x 12” · ISBN: 978-1-61377-088-7

Transformers: Autocracy #7

Chris Metzen, Flint Dille (w) Livio Ramondelli (a)

CHAPTER DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE SERIES! ORINON PAX—the ‘bot who will someday be Optimus Prime—lies defeated. Cybertron is in flames. ZETA PRIME is poised to conquer all. Does any hope remain—or is this a very short chapter?