IDW Publishing Previews – 8/22/12

Cobra #16

Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Antonio Fuso (c)

THE HUNT IS ON! The key to all of Cobra’s secrets is in the crossfire as FLINT’s secret G.I. Joe squad converges on FIREFLY and BLACKLIGHT! Everyone has their own agenda—and everybody has a lot of guns! It’s not-stop action and betrayal as secrets come to light and bodies hit the floor!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Danger Girl/G.I. Joe #2

Andy Hartnell (w) • John Royle (a) • J. Scott Campbell X 2 (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!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Deadworld: War of the Dead #4 (of 5)

Gary Reed (w) • Sami Makkonen (a & c)

The leader of the town decides to accept the offer of the King Zombie. The humans will give themselves up and become the “cattle” of the zombies. Some will have to be sacrificed but most will survive… for a while…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms #3

Ed Greenwood (w) • Lee Ferguson & Sal Buscema (a) • Tyler Walpole, Steve Ellis (c)

Randral and Torn continue their epic adventure in the city of Waterdeep! Pursued and put-upon, the duo—and Lady Talandra—try to make a hasty retreat… but circumstances may not work to their advantage! The creator of the Realms pens this incredible tale of heroism and adventure!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Eternal Descent, Vol. 2 #6 (of 6)

Llexi Leon, Justin Peniston (w) • Ivan Fernandez, Jason Metcalf (a) • Scott Lewis, Gabriel Guzman (c)

In a grim future, Lyra Constance and Angela Gossow challenge the khaos legions, determined to confront their friend-turned-nemesis Michael Amott. Estranged and empowered by Loki’s maniacal grasp, Michael grows stronger every minute. Outnumbered and outgunned, Lyra and Angela journey deep into the demonic wasteland, only to find salvation in a familiar face. With a final showdown inevitable, casualties are felt by friends and foes alike. With lives lost, heroes reborn, and darkness rising, don’t miss the climactic resolution to Eternal Descent Volume 2!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Mars Attacks #3

John Layman (w) • John McCrea (a & c)

The invasion has begun! The first stories of an all-new MARS ATTACKS universe are here, bringing outrageous action and dark humor to the comics page. Eisner-winning writer John Layman (Chew) is joined by Eisner-winning artist John McCrea (Hitman) to sound the alarm. Beware! The Martians are here! And they’ve brought giant, mutated insects with them!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #1 (of 4)

Mark Waid (w) • Chris Samnee (a) • Samnee, Dave Stevens (c)

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rocketeer with an all-new full-length series!

Dave Stevens created the Rocketeer in 1982 and it has proven to be a uniquely enduring Character. Now Cliff Secord and the Rocketeer take to the skies once again as Mark Waid and Chris Samnee spin a yarn in the best tradition of Dave Stevens, bringing us a tale of great adventure, suspense and humor!

A ship docks in Los Angeles harbor from a far-off and exotic locale—with a big, mysterious… and living… cargo! Danger and mayhem abound as our hero leaps into the fray! Plus, we introduce a lovely new character who will be vying against Betty for Cliff’s affections!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Starstruck

Elaine Lee  (w) • Michael Wm. Kaluta (a & c)

The classic, galactic-spanning saga of Starstruck, the renowned stage play/radio drama/heady science fiction classic, continues in a beautiful Trade paperback!

Collecting all 13 issues of the completely remastered Starstruck series by Elaine Lee and Michael Wm. Kaluta. 360 pages of Starstruck and Galactic Girl Guides adventures, covers, pin-ups, glossary, postcards, and so much more! A truly comprehensive collection of this material in one grand volume. This beautiful book features some of the finest art ever put to paper by Kaluta, including many pages that were never printed in the original run. Additionally, Kaluta painstakingly added approximately 20% of art to many pages to ensure the aspect ratio of the comic would be consistent and correct. The end result is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced, a head-spinning, synapse-snapping, soul-searing ride to a world like no other… the world of Starstruck.

TPB • FC • $34.99 • 360 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-439-7

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #13

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Andy Kuhn (a) • Kuhn, Eastman (c)

The forces of good and evil marshal on multiple fronts as the “Sins of the Fathers” arc begins! Casey Jones’ worsening home life tempts Raph to dangerous action— and Splinter decides to set a new course for his son’s way of life. Plus, what dark secret is the Shredder hiding — even from his own Clan?! Change is afoot!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #8

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

DINOBOT MONTH! Three years ago, Grimlock disappeared from his prison cell on Garrus 9. Where did he go? What happened to him? One thing’s for certain: the leader of the Dinobots is back—and he’s itching to settle some scores!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99