IDW Publishing Previews – 1/2/13

Cobra #20

Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a & c)

OKTOBER IS BURNING! The covert G.I. JOE team is in for the fight of their lives as they go toe-to-toe against the OKTOBER GUARD! But who are they? Where did they come from? And what do they want? The answers will shock you—but we can tell you that MAJOR BLUDD is looking for retribution!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Complete Dick Tracy, Vol. 14

Chester Gould (w & a & c)

What does Crewy Lou do with Bonny Braids? Dick and Tess’s baby isn’t the only child in danger in Volume 14: wait ’til you meet Sparkle Plenty’s new best friend, “Little Wings,” and discover the ominous reason she appears to glow in the dark! Chester Gould also ramps up the violence and death traps, introduces more inventions (closed circuit surveillance, the first broadcast police line-up), and more cra-a-zy characters such as Tonsils, Dot View, Mr. Crime, Odds Zonn, Newsuit Nan, and Spinner ReCord, plus the touching story of the girl known as Model. Including all strips from September 16, 1951 – April 18, 1953.

HC • B&W • $39.99 • 256 pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN 978-1-61377-507-3

Danger Girl / G.I. JOE #5

Andy Hartnell (w) • John Royle (a) • J. Scott Campbell (c)

The two most incredible covert action teams the world has ever known—so covert, in fact, that neither knows the other exists—are meeting for the first time ever! Repeat:  Danger Girl and G.I. JOE, together. Spies! Girls! Ninjas! COBRA!

Doctor Who #4

Brandon Seifert (w) • Philip Bond (a) • Mark Buckingham (c)

The second issue in a special two-part story featuring the art of Philip Bond! With the Doctor and Rory on a boys night out gone wrong, Amy must face the Silence on her own! All that plus lots of beer!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms

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

Forgotten Realms creator Ed Greenwood opens the adventures of an unlikely new band of heroes who get into a bit more trouble than usual in the fabled port city of Waterdeep, but soon discover some of the seedier corners of the wider Realms—the hard way! Joined by artists Lee Ferguson and Sal Buscema, this new series kicks off a deadly tale with a kidnapping that is more—and less—than it seems…

HC • FC • $24.99 • 124 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-509-7

Godzilla: Half Century War # 4 (of 5)

James Stokoe (w & a & c)

New technologies and new recruits lead the AMF now, while Ota and Kentaro are stuck watching. But when a new threat comes to town from space, technology and young blood mean nothing. Will the grizzled vets be able to save the day? Don’t miss this action packed issue, it’ll have you seeing three Godzillas!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Mars Attacks Popeye

Martin Powell (w) • Terry Beatty (a) • Ray Dillon (c)

The weekly event of the year starts on the second day of the year! Mars Attacks Martians invade five different IDW timelines and universes this month, starting with their assault on Sweethaven. How can Popeye, Alice the Goon, the Sea Hag the rest of the one-eyed sailor’s friends and foes possibly contend with this threat from beyond the stars?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #2 (of 4)

Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Katie Cook x 3 (c)

Queen Chrysalis has returned! Our ponies have no time to horse around, as they set off to rescue their friends from Chrysalis kingdom. What magical adventures await them, and where the heck is Princess Celestia?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #16

Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)

Concluding the two-part re-imagining of the classic “Mirror Universe” episode! Don’t miss this radical transformation of Kirk & Co., as events unfold leading up to next summer’s STAR TREK sequel! Overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Prime—Rage of the Dinobots #2 (of 4)

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

CYBERTRON FALLING! As their world collapses around them, the DINOBOTS battle SHOCKWAVE’s forces to protect the fleeing Cybertronians! SWOOP’s life hangs in the balance—his teammates fight to save him, but will he succumb to evil? The answer may not be what you expect!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Robots In Disguise, Vol. 2

John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli, Brendan Cahill, & Andrew Griffith (a) • Andrew Griffith (c)

OPTIMUS PRIME has given up his title and is now Orion Pax, and he is on the trail of the deadliest DECEPTICON of all…SHOCKWAVE. The Decepticon Justice Division gets a turn as well, hunting those who disobeyed MEGATRON. And the DINOBOTS are back, headed by Ironhide into the Cybertronian wilderness searching for lost AUTOBOTS…but what they find might be the greatest danger of all!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-541-7