IDW Publishing Previews – 2/6/13

The Adventures of Augusta Wind #4 (of 5)

J.M. DeMatteis (w) • Vassilis Gogtzilas (a & c)

Augusta and her companions seek refuge in the underwater world of Lake Innermost. But an attack by the Terrible Something forces them into deeper waters, and even deeper mystery, when they come face-to-face with the enigmatic Sleeper On The Ocean Of Story.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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

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

With the camp in chaos and bloodshed, the Crow moves in for the final stage of his deadly chess game with the Commandant. Layers of tragedy are peeled away as the mystery of his death and the catalyst of his vengeance are revealed—it is the Endgame, and the Crow will not rest until his mad thirst for retribution is sated…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Doctor Who #5

Andy Diggle (w) • Craig Hamilton (a) • Mark Buckingham (c)

Andy Diggle returns! The Doctor books a trip for Amy and Rory on a luxury star-liner for a little rest and relaxation after their recent adventures. But when the Doctor crosses paths with a thief from his past, any thoughts of peace go right out the porthole!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #187

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

Things have gotten dangerous for G.I. JOE in Benzheen: the countdown for the activation of a nuclear warhead has begun and a rescue mission led by LT. FALCON struggles to rescue a team of captured G.I. JOE members. Can the team make it out of the blast radius in time? As the clock ticks down in Benzheen, JINX has been sent on a secret mission by DUKE and HAWK… where old enemies resurface once more!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Joe Palooka # 3 (of 6)

Mike Bullock (w) • Fernando Peniche (a) • Marat Mychaels (c)

An all-new set of challenges face MMA fighter Joe Palooka when Joe meets a man who will (for better AND worse) change his life forever. While being hunted down for a murder he didn’t commit, Joe catches the eye of billionaire MMA fight-team owner, Tommy Chang. But when the mysterious and eccentric Mr. Chang takes Joe to Asia for a grueling martial arts boot camp the question becomes if this zany billionaire is a friend, an enemy or something in between?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #3

Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) Amy Mebberson, Stephanie Buscema (c)

The Mane 6 enter the heart of the Changeling Kingdom to rescue their friends! Danger lurks everywhere, and each Pony will have to put their best hoof forward if they are to survive the night! Unfortunately that’s exactly what the Changeling Queen expects! Will our heroes fall into her trap?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow #21

Chuck Dixon (w) • Robert Atkins (a & c)

A “silent” issue in homage to the classic G.I. JOE #21. But this time it’s Storm Shadow in ninja action. He’s survived the massacre of the Arashikage clan and is seeking payback. But he needs to visit the Hard Master before he heads out on the road to vengeance and, possibly, his own destruction. It’s swords and shadows as an era comes to an end.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #17

Mike Johnson (w) • Claudia Balboni (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)

As the release of the next STAR TREK film gets closer, the ongoing series focuses on the never-been-seen origins of the Enterprise crew in the new movie timeline! First up is Doctor Leonard “Bones” McCoy: find out how the cantankerous miracle worker found himself on a shuttle to Starfleet Academy with James T. Kirk! With a story overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci, this all-new tale sets the stage for the upcoming film!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics #9

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Michael Dooley (w & a & c)

A young man wakes screaming from a recurring dream about samurais in battle. Elsewhere, Master Splinter meditates and senses someone… SOMETHING… is searching for him. Find out what it all means in this newly colored reprint of the TMNT classic!

FC • 38 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #18

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

The Turtles are stranded in Dimension X! With Krang waging a massive war against the Neutrinos, the Turtles have no choice but to help. What can four lone Turtles do against an army of Stone Soldiers? The answer lies with a curious robot named the Fugitoid!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #13

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

SHORE LEAVE! The AUTOBOTS visit the planet Hedonia—and get a chance to put recent events behind them, ingest some energon, and relax. Everyone, that is, except SWERVE, who faces the toughest challenge of his life: in just six hours, he has to teach ULTRA MAGNUS how to have fun.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Prime—Rage of the Dinobots #3 (of 4)

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

SPAWNS OF SHOCKWAVE! The mind-blowing introduction of the DINOBOTS into the PRIME universe continues here! The Dinobots enter the belly of the beast in an attempt to save their comrades. But when SHOCKWAVE’s minions turn the tables, GRIMLOCK will have to decide whether to beat them…or join

them!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers Spotlight: Megatron

Nick Roche (w & a) • Roche, Livio Ramondelli (c)

MEGATRON IS BACK! Writer/artist Nick Roche (Last Stand of the Wreckers) takes us back to the last time MEGATRON returned—when he found his DECEPTICON forces in tatters under the control of STARSCREAM. In this never-before-revealed tale, we learn exactly how Megatron reacted… and how Starscream survived!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99