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IDW Publishing Previews – 7/25/12

The Art of Molly Crabapple, Vol. 2: Devil in the Details

N/A (w) • Molly Crabapple (a) • Molly Crabapple (c)

Fine artist, illustrator, and comics creator Molly Crabapple captures the absurdity of modern life in intricate, theatrical detail in her fine art work, drawing inspiration from politics, polite (and not-so-polite) society, and hundreds of years of literature. Her work is burlesque-inspired in the broadest definition of the word—deftly satirizing the powerful with adorably sinister animals, steampunk-tinged machinery, and of course, beautiful girls.

But it’s not all fantastical—when Occupy Wall Street broke out, Molly was there, capturing the immediacy of the revolutionary feeling in pen and ink. In a new 48-page book from IDW, you can get Molly’s art in gorgeous full-color, work that’s decorated glamorous nightclubs, museums and galleries, and protest signs and occupied spaces around the country.

TPB • FC • $12.99 • 48 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-273-7

Crawl to Me: Evil Edgar Edition

Alan Robert  (w & a) • Menton3 (c)

The gritty, gut-wrenching tale is re-presented as a deluxe oversize hardcover “Evil Edgar” Edition. Complete with a never-before-seen art gallery by the creator, Alan Robert (of the hard-rock band Life of Agony), an introduction written by the legendary Walter Simonson (The Mighty Thor), and a disturbing painted cover by Menton3 (Monocyte), readers will gain even more insight into the mystery of Crawl to Me’s jaw-dropping twist ending.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 128 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-393-2

The Crow, Midnight Legends, Vol. 1: Dead Time

J. O’Barr & John Wagner (w) • Alexander Maleev (a) Kyle Hotz (c)

After a ten-year hiatus, James O’Barr returned to The Crow with Dead Time, a story he envisioned as a new Crow film. A tale of grief, reincarnation, and long-sought vengeance, Dead Time is adapted by John Wagner and illustrated by Alexander Maleev.

TPB • BW • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-275-1

Ghostbusters #11

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Schoening, Tristan Jones (c)

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!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla #3

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Simon Gane (a) • Zach Howard, Matt Frank (c)

Boxer and his Monster Kill Crew are notching some impressive victories against the kaiju, but a battle with Battra almost puts the team down for the count. The Crew decides it’s time to upgrade their fire-power, but questionable methods lead to division in the ranks. With his sights set on Godzilla, Boxer will have to get his team in line—fast!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Hawken #5 (of 6)

Tim & Ben Truman (w) • Tim Truman (a & c)

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!

PC • 32 pages • $3.99

KISS Greatest Hits, Vol. 1: The Marvel Years

Stan Lee, Ralph Macchio (w) • John Buscema, John Romita Jr. (a) • Nick Runge (c)

In 1977, Kiss was not only the biggest band in the world, they were the biggest comic-book stars around! For the first time ever, both classic Marvel Super Specials are collected in one in trade paperback, with story and art from Stan LeeJohn BuscemaJohn Romita Jr., and more! Featuring an all-new cover recreation by Kiss: Avatars cover artist Nick Runge!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-226-3

Monocyte

Menton3 & Kasra Ghanbari (w) • Menton3 (a & c)

Two warring immortal races rule a scarred world where time has no meaning. Death (Azrael) sits impotent, quietly planning his restoration. He summons Monocyte, a forgotten immortal necromancer who long ago chose sleep in his failed quest to die. With a fatal pact sealed, Monoctye strikes out as Azrael’s vicious proxy.

HC • FC • $49.99 • 224 pages • 9” x 13.5” • ISBN 978-1-61377-281-2

Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow #15

Chuck Dixon (w) • Robert Atkins (a) • Andrea Di Vito (c)

“Serpent’s Shadow,” part 3!

SNAKE EYES continues a deadly game where the rules are known only to him. To prove his renewed loyalty to the Arashikage Clan, he joins a team to kill the new COBRA COMMANDER! But danger lurks for him within the ninja clan with a new betrayal around every corner. ALSO! Zartan makes some interesting new friends.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ongoing #12

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Dan Duncan (a) • Duncan, Eastman (c)

Everything has been leading to this issue— the nail-biting conclusion to the Turtles’ first fight with the Foot! Overwhelmed, outnumbered, injured, and running on fumes, the TMNT family is in for the battle of their lives. Will everyone survive? The end to the first year of IDW Turtles finishes big! Don’t miss it!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries #6: Casey Jones

Mike Costa, Ben Epstein (w) • Mike Henderson (a) • David Petersen, Henderson (c)

Casey Jones has a peculiar life— hockey-playing student by day, vigilante by night. Throw in an alcoholic, abusive father and it’s no wonder you’ve got a guy who likes to whale on criminals with sports equipment! One night though, the criminal element strikes too close to home, and Casey is forced to decide how far he’ll go to keep a very important promise. A crucial moment in the life of Casey Jones!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Collection, Vol. 3

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

The classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action continues in the third volume of IDW’s Ultimate Collections! In this outing, find issues #12, 14, 15, 17, and 19–21, featuring stories like “Survivalists,” “The Unmentionables,” “Dome Doom,” and the multi-part “Return to New York.” Presented in oversize hardcover, and featuring annotations from Eastman and Laird, you’ve never seen the TURLES like this.

HC • B&W • $49.99 • 248 pages • 9” x 12” • ISBN 978-1-61377-138-9

Transformers Classics: UK, Vol. 3

Simon Furman & James Hill (w) • Geoff Senior, Jeff Anderson, Ron Smith, &Will Simpson  (a) • Andrew Wildman (c)

These vintage TF UK stories are presented in order, many published for the first time in the United States! Writer and life-long TF fan James Roberts provides in-depth historical front matter in each volume, and TF UK artist Andrew Wildman provides new covers!

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 296 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-231-7

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #7

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Milne, Nick Roche (c)

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?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Trio #3

John Byrne (w & a & c)

John Byrne’s return to classic superherodom continues! From beyond the stars comes a menace that makes unexpected allies of our trio of heroes and the one called Nautilus. But are even their combined powers enough to stand against KOSMOS?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

True Blood #3

Ann Nocenti & Michael McMillian (w) • Michael Gaydos (a) • Tim Bradstreet, photo (c)

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 Ann Nocenti (Daredevil, Green Arrow) and Michael McMillian, with art by Michael Gaydos (Alias).

FC • 32 pages • $3.99