IDW Publishing Previews – 9/5/12

The Cape: 1969 #3 (of 4)

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

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.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Classic Popeye #2

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

Classic Popeye stories by Bud Sagendorf, the long-time assistant to Popeye‘s creator E.C. Segar, are back! A meticulously faithful reprint of Popeye #2 from May-June 1948 includes a long rousing action-packed story “That’s What I Yam” starring Popeye and Swee’pea and a howler comic “Easy Money” $tarring Popeye and his Pappy. Plus you’ll find those glorious Sagendorf one-pagers in the cartoonist’s gloriously funny writing and drawing style! Sagendorf comics are great comics!

FC • 52 pages • $3.99

The Crow #3 (of 5)

John Shirley (w) • Kevin Colden (a) • Kyle Hotz (c)

“Dark Bird, Lonely Island.” Shibishii: “Lonely Island,” off the coast of Japan. The entire island, a high-security fortress and a comfortable retreat at once, belongs to Biotrope International. Surely the Crow can’t get them there, can he? He can and will, in search of Hendra, the woman who stole his beloved’s body. He searches, too, for the shadowy Soro, the
man who hides secrets within secrets… and uses the electronic to mask the demonic

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Ghostbusters Omnibus

Keith Champagne, Scott Lobdell, Dara Naraghi, Keith Dallas & Jim Beard, Peter David, James Eatock, Rob Williams (w) • Tom Nguyen, Ilias Kyriazis, Salgood Sam, Josh Howard, Dan Schoening, & Diego Jourdan (a) • Nick Runge (c)

Get ready GHOSTBUSTERS fans, because three complete tales are collected here in the Ghostbusters Omnibus! Including “Displaced Aggression,” “The Other Side,” and “Haunted Hollidays,” you’ll see Peter, Ray, Egon, and Winston travel across time, venture to hell, and celebrate the holidays as only the Ghostbusters can.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 280 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN 978-1-61377-441-0

G.I. JOE #17

Chuck Dixon (w) • Alex Cal (a & c)

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!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Love and Capes: What to Expect #2 (of 6) 

Thom Zahler (w & a) • Thom Zahler & Sean Tiffany (c)

As their pregnancy continues, Mark and Abby are starting to worry what kind of parents they’ll be. So when Abby’s cousin Olivia needs a babysitter, they jump at the chance to have an adventure in babysitting. How will they do? Meanwhile, Darkblade and Amazonia make a big decision about their relationship.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics #4

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

This tale of the original TMNT, now in all-new color, expanded the Turtles universe COSMICALLY! In the search for the missing Splinter, the TMNT run headfirst into Foot Ninja and a mystery corporation that has ties to their pre-mutated past. But their investigation into the past drags them into a wholly unexpected future — one of epic science fiction proportions!

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries #8: Fugitoid

Paul Allor (w) • Paul McCaffrey (a) • David Petersen, McCaffrey (c)

Professor Honeycutt was instrumental in developing General Krang’s technology. But when he realized just how insanely tyrannical his boss was, he decided to defect. One doesn’t betray Krang without consequences, though, and Honeycutt’s only chance for survival was to transport his mind into a fugitive robot body! The resulting adventure leads the new ‘Fugitoid’ to Earth, and stands to affect the Turtles’ future in an unexpected and crucial way!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

TRANSFORMERS: Regeneration One #83

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

The Wreckers are on Earth—and their fates rest in the hands of… a human? A very particular human—Spike Witwicky, the Circuit Smasher! The AUTOBOTs learn what MEGATRON’s been doing the past 20 years… and OPTIMUS PRIME struggles to come to a decision about the future!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise Ongoing #9

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Griffith, Casey Coller (c)

DINOBOT HUNT! Ironhide and the DINOBOTS journey deep into the Cybertronian wilderness… and what they find is not what they expected! Meanwhile, the DECEPTICONS enact a dangerous plan with bizarre consequences!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

True Blood #4

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

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!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99