IDW Publishing Previews – 11/28/12

Cobra #19

Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a & c)

The OKTOBER GUARD have made the first move, and it’s up to G.I. JOE to stop them! But with the main G.I. JOE forces focused on tracking down SNAKE EYES, it’s all up to FLINT and the covert G.I. JOE squad to step in—and take down the most dangerous threat the team has ever faced!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Ghostbusters #15

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)

The unexpected aftereffects of the knock-off proton packs utilized by the Ghost-Smashers have unleashed one very juiced up ghost on the city of New York! If even the tried and true equipment of the real Ghostbusters can’t stop this thing… what can?  Find out in the latest issue of the ongoing Ghostbusters!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla #7

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Simon Gane (a) • E.J. Su (c)

It’s the day Boxer has been waiting for… the opportunity to avenge his daughter in a showdown with Godzilla.  At the exact worst moment though, the government and their secret weapon step in to take matters into their own hands. You know what they say about “best laid plans…”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Infestation 2: The Complete Series

Duane Swierczynski, Paul Crilley, Mike Raicht, Chris Ryall, Tristan Jones, & Chuck Dixon (w) • David Messina, Valerio Schiti, Stuart Sayger, Valentine De Landro, Alan Robinson, Mark Torres, Guido Guidi (a) • Alex Garner (c)

The Elder Gods of H.P. Lovecraft invade the worlds of IDW in INFESTATION 2! The call of Cthulu infests 30 Days of Night, Dungeons & Dragons, G.I. JOE, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Transformers. If zombies weren’t bad enough, how do you stop inter-dimensional monsters?

HC • FC • $39.99 • 312 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-513-4

Magic The Gathering, Vol. 2: The Spell Thief

Matt Forbeck (w) • Martín Cóccolo & Christian Duce (a) • Dan Scott (c)

Planeswalker Dack Fayden has followed Sifa Grent into a mysterious plane, where a Titan’s castle looms invitingly in the distance. Entering the castle in search of Sifa, Dack is soon imprisoned by the Titan and added to his vast collection. Dack must find a way out before the trail to Sifa runs cold and he remains the Titan’s prisoner forever!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-414-4

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #16

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

A relentless, demented foe is after the Turtles and he won’t rest until his deadly mission is fulfilled! A desperate fight for survival will take some unexpected turns before the night is over. Don’t miss it!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Art of Fall of Cybertron

Mark W. Bellomo (w) • High Moon Studios (a & c)

The curtain is raised on the biggest and best TRANSFORMERS game in history! See never-before-revealed art from the genre-smashing TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON! Watch as OPTIMUS PRIME, GRIMLOCK, BUMBLEBEE, and SHOCKWAVE grow from conceptual sketches into finished, fully-realized characters; witness the development of CYBERTRON into the most detailed renderings of the planet that have ever existed; learn the behind-the-scenes secrets from the visionary artists at Activision and High Moon Studios! THE ART OF TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON is a must-have for any fan of Transformers, gaming, or great art!

TPB • FC • $39.99 • 200 pages • 9.5” x 12.5” • ISBN 978-1-61377-443-4

Transformers: Prime—Rage of the Dinobots #1 (of 4)

Mike Johnson & Mairghread Scott (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Ken Christiansen (c)

Bridging the story from the Fall of Cybertron video game to the Prime TV showthe DINOBOTS hold the line as CYBERTRON falls! With OPTIMUS PRIME and the Ark long gone, the rest of the population makes their escape from the dying world—but SHOCKWAVE remains behind, continuing his experiments!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

True Blood #7

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

With Bon Temps facing eradication by an ancient and powerful wolf pack, the town’s best hope lies with Sookie and Alcide convincing the werewolves and vampires to set aside their differences and work together. But first, Sookie must survive her initial encounter with the Ghost Wolves…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Zombies vs Robots: Women on War!

Rain Graves, Amber Benson, Yvonne Navarro, Rhodi Hawk, Ekaterina Sedia, Amelia Beamer, Brea Grant, Kaaron Warren, Rachel Swirsky, Nancy A. Collins (w) Ericka Lugo (a)

Presenting a dozen-less-two high-value adventures straight from the global zombie/robot conflict, WOMEN ON WAR is definitive proof that IDW’s Band of Sisters can bring the Zombie Terror and Robot Menace as good (if not better) than their ZvR brothers. Tier One Operators in the theater of compelling (and often squishy) action-horror, this unique volume features all-new illustrations by IDW’s latest discovery, artist Ericka Lugo. Award-winning horror/dark fantasy writer Nancy Holder provides an insightful introductory essay. Leading literary experts agree, adding this distinctive title to your library is a real no-brainer, but you must act quickly, we won’t be keeping it in print for long, only initial orders are guaranteed to be filled.

TPB • B&W • $19.99 • 304 pages • 6” x 9”  • ISBN 978-1-61377-407-6