IDW Publishing Previews – 8/1/12

30 Days of Night #9

Steve Niles (w) • Christopher Mitten (a & c)

Following the death of his beloved Stella, Eben Olemaun has embraced the dark side of vampirism. Armies are being raised and targets being set. All that stands between life and chaos are Alice Blood and a handful of unsuspecting federal agents. The war between the living and the undead has begun.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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

Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Sun: Ianto’s Tomb

Alex Irvine  (w) • Peter Bergting (a) • Wayne Reynolds (c)

The post-apocalyptic Dungeons & Dragons setting’s first-ever comic! Beneath a crimson sun lie wastelands of majestic desolation and cities of cruel splendor, where life hangs by a thread. Welcome to Athas! When an imprisoned gladiator named Grudvik escapes the city of Tyr, a part-time slave hunter and full-time dune trader is hired to bring back the fugitive. But after crossing swords, the pair must join forces to survive the harsh desert.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-349-9

Deadworld: War of the Dead #1 (of 5)

Gary Reed (w) • Sami Makkonen (a & c)

Special All-new 5-part weekly series returns what has been called the forefather of all zombie comics! The undead have overrun the Earth! A small outpost, remnants of a twisted scientists’ scheme to defeat the plague, holds out against the army of King Zombie with their secret weapon, the Lepers—victims of a bizarre experiment that left them with dead flesh in breathing husks with flesh that even zombies won’t touch.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Classic G.I. JOE, Vol. 15

Larry Hama, Eric Fein, & Peter Quinones (w) • Phil Gosier, William Rosado, & Ernie Stiner (a) • Jonboy Meyers (c)

The original run of Marvel’s G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO comes to a conclusion. Issues #146–155 are collected in this final volume of CLASSIC G.I. JOE.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 248 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-274-4

Infected #1 (of 4)

Chad Minshew, Scott Sigler (w) • Chad Minshew (a & c)

A riveting adaptation of Book One of the New York Times best-selling horror trilogy by Scott Sigler! Chad Minshew brings to life the story of a mysterious disease that turns ordinary people into paranoid, raving murderers. Former all-pro linebacker Perry Dawsey awakens to find mysterious welts growing on his body. Soon after, strange voices start whispering, telling him to do horrible things … he is infected. The disease wants something from Perry, something that could alter the fate of the human race.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Love and Capes: What to Expect #1 (of 6)

Thom Zahler (w & a & c)

Mark and Abby, comicdom’s favorite couple is having a baby, and they’re not telling anyone yet. But will they be able to keep the secret from Darkblade, the world’s best detective? And what problems come about when you’re expecting a super baby? Plus, Mark has a secret of his own.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Magic: The Gathering—The Spell Thief #2

Matt Forbeck (w) • Martín Cóccolo (a) • Dan Scott (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!

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

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

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: Regeneration One #82

Simon Furman (w) • Andrew Wildman (a) • Wildman, Guido Guidi (c)

DINOBOT MONTH! And ex-Dinobot commander GRIMLOCK wishes it wasn’t! His quest for a means to restore his ability to change modes takes him to Nebulos—a world off-limits to TRANSFORMERS, where a welcome that’s more incendiary than warm awaits him. Plus, KUP and THE WRECKERS find themselves stranded, hunted and in a whole world of pain. Quite literally!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Cape: 1969 #2 (of 4)

Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Zach Howard (c)

Shot down, imprisoned, beaten, tortured, his crew murdered—none of these things will compare to what Captain Chase will experience next. Watch as his sanity it tested and he struggles to keep his grip on reality.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99