IDW Publishing Previews – 12/12/12

30 Days of Night #12

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

Fright-master Steve Niles concludes the all-new, critically acclaimed 30 Days of Night series! The war between vampires reaches a fever pitch as Eben Olemaun’s movement collides head-on with the old guard, with Agent Alice Blood directly in the crossfire. It all ends here!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Borderlands: Origins #2 (of 4)

Mikey Neumann  (w) • Agustin Padilla (a & c)

“Lilith.” The legions of fans of the smash-hit video game BORDERLANDS have been clamoring to know: how did the Vault Hunters get on the bus with Marcus in the first place? Find out how Lilith started her journey with Mordecai, Roland, and Brick as her backstory about coming to terms with being a Siren unfolds. Learn how a young girl came to understand her incredible power, and how that power helped to save a world.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Crow: Skinning the Wolves #1 (of 3)

James O’Barr (w) • James O’Barr & Jim Terry (a) • James O’Barr (c)

James O’Barr returns to The Crow! In part one of this special three-part tale, “Returning from a Journey,” O’Barr and artist Jim Terry craft a harrowing tale set in a concentration camp in 1945 Europe. The night train is being unloaded. And one of the passengers is making a return visit…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Ghostbusters #16

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

After several tough cases, the Ghostbusters are ready for a real day off from dealing with the supernatural… but that doesn’t necessarily mean the supernatural is going to take a day off from them. Ready to settle in and do some relaxing, they are surprised as a spectral child appears before them, speaking one word before it disappears — help.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE #20

Chuck Dixon (w) • Will Rosado (a) • Ken Loh (c)

TARGET: SNAKE EYES hurtles toward its shocking conclusion! SERPENTOR’S FANG BRIGADE closes in on the Arashikage refuge deep in the jungle. HELIX and SNAKE EYES battle for their lives surrounded on all sides by warring foes. The G.I. JOE team rides to the rescue—but will they find a battlefield or a graveyard?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Hollows # 1 (of 4)

Chris Ryall (w) • Sam Kieth (a & c)

An all-new series from the creator of The Maxx and the co-creator of Zombies vs Robots! Sam Kieth and Chris Ryall transport you to a near-future Japan, where burned-out husks—the Hollows—wantonly devour souls throughout the city. Far above, a segment of society lives safely in giant tree-cities, but the problems below have a way of growing out of control…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Love and Capes: What to Expect #5 (of 6)

Thom Zahler (w & a) • Zahler & Chris Bailey (c)

You ever watch those house shows where two sets of neighbors trade houses for a weekend? Well, Mark and Abby are experiencing something like that: They’re swapping bodies. But, unlike those shows, they didn’t sign up for this. And there’s only a month left until Abby… er, Mark’s… due date! As if that weren’t enough, Amazonia learns her fate, too. Excitement and laughs abound as the baby countdown comes to a close.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Popeye #8

Roger Langridge (w) • Vince Musacchia (a & c)

Poopdeck Pappy’s got a new sweetie… but there’s more to her than meets the eye! And did somebody say… treasure map? Join Popeye, Olive and Wimpy as they head for the high seas – and help Pappy overcome the trauma of his first bath in forty years!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rocketeer Adventures, Vol. 2

Mark Guggenheim, Peter David, Stan Sakai, Paul Dini, Walter Simonson, Tom Taylor, David Lapham, Louise Simonson, Kyle Baker, Michael Golden, David Mandel, & Matt Wagner (w) • Sandy Plunkett, Bill Sienkiewicz, Stan Sakai, John Paul Leon, Bill Morrison, Colin Wilson, Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, Walter Simonson, Kyle Baker, J Bone, Eric Canete, & Michael Golden (a) • Darwyn Cooke (c)

The second all-new, all-great Rocketeer Adventures anthology is crammed with over 15 great creators doing terrific Rocketeer stories!

HC • FC • $24.99 • 136 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-401-4

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #17

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Ben Bates (a) • Ben Bates, Eastman (c)

He is a warlord, a genius, and a squishy pink brain. He is General Krang. One of the most signature villains in TMNT history, Krang has an arsenal and wit unlike any other villain. This issue starts a story arc that reveals Krang’s master plan and sees the TMNT come into direct confrontation with one of their mightiest enemies!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Robots in Disguise Ongoing #12

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

THE RETURN! He’s back… and CYBERTRON will never be the same. Everything BUMBLEBEE and his AUTOBOTS have built teeters at the edge of collapse—and STARSCREAM has to make the choice his whole life has been leading to.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers Spotlight: Orion Pax

James Roberts (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Kurth, Livio Ramondelli (c)

BEFORE OPTIMUS PRIME—there was Orion Pax! Four million years ago, the future leader of the AUTOBOTS disappeared into the Cybertronian wilderness to save a friend. What happened next would take him to the very brink—and have startling repercussions on the current comics!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

RIPT Apparel