IDW Publishing Previews: 9/18/13

Doctor Who Classics #4

Richard Starkings, Paul Cornell, Dan Abnett & others (w) • Lee Sullivan, Gerry Dolan, John Ridgway (a) • Matthew Dow Smith (c)

Doctor Who Classics is back, presenting classic comic strips—many never before reprinted—and in color for the very first time! This issue includes the finale of “Nemesis of the Daleks,” featuring the Seventh Doctor. Also included are “Starway to Heaven” and the first part of “Hunger at the Ends of Time.”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Doctor Who #13

Tony Lee (w) • Mike Collins (a) • Mark Buckingham, photo (c)

The Doctor and Clara cross paths with Oscar Wilde and Calamity Jane in the frontier town of Deadwood as they pay their respects to the recently passed Wild Bill Hickok. But soon they discover the grave is empty and that the town is being plagued by a masked gunman who shoots his victims with nothing but a finger! Join us for the four-part “Dead Man’s Hand”!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Ghostbusters #7

Erik Burnham (w) • Evan “Doc” Shaner (a) Dan Schoening, Alberto Muriel (c)

While Egon Spengler and Roger Baugh are on their journey into the mind of Melnitz, we pick up with Venkman, Stantz, and Kylie Griffin off the eastern coast of Long Island, where they seek out a spectral ship that first sank sometime in the 1860s! And where is Winston in all this? VEGAS, BABY!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Cape Deluxe HC

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

Based on a story by award-winning author Joe Hill, The Cape Deluxe brings both dark, powerful comic book series, The Cape and The Cape: 1969, together into one oversized volume. Also features the original prose story by Joe Hill!

HC • FC • $39.99 • 246 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-672-8

Popeye Classics #14

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

MTV Geek says “Gloriously funny writing and drawing style! Sagendorf comics are great comics!”
 Comic Mix says “Bud Sagendorf’s Popeye was brilliant. The stories were as compelling and entertaining as anything on the stands at the time—and we’re talking about a period that encompassed Carl Barks’ Uncle Scrooge, John Stanley’s Little Lulu, and Shelly Mayer’s Sugar and Spike.”
 Could these guys really be wrong?!

FC • 52 pages • $3.99

Popeye Classics, Vol. 2

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

Re-presenting the classic Popeye comic book series that debuted in 1948 by Bud Sagendorf, the long-time assistant to creator E.C. Segar! Volume 2 contains issues #5–8, with stories such as “Moon Goon,” “Another Day, Another Breakfast,” and many more! Also includes more of Sagendorf’s gloriously funny one-pagers!

HC • FC • $29.99 • 212 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-652-0

Star Trek: The Newspaper Strips, Vol. 2: 1981 – 1983

Sharman DiVono, Larry Niven, Martin Pasko & Gerry Conway (w) • Ron Harris, Padraic Shigetani, Bob Myers, Ernie Colón, Dick Kulpa & Alfredo Alcala (a) Thomas Warkentin (c)

Collecting the second half of the rare daily and Sunday newspaper strips. Ten complete missions from October 26, 1981 through December 3, 1983. Stories by Sharman DiVono, Larry Niven, Martin Pasko, and Gerry Conway; art by Ron Harris, Padraic Shigetani, Bob Myers, Ernie Colón, Dick Kulpa, and Alfredo Alcala. Edited by Dean Mullaney with an introduction by Rich Handley.

HC • FC • $49.99 •  232 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-776-3

Star Trek: Best of Klingons

Scott Tipton, David Tipton, Mike W. Barr (w) • David Messina, Tom Sutton, Ricardo Villigran (a) • Sharp Bros. (c)

Sharpen your bat’leth and prepare for war in this collection of unforgettable Klingon tales from the Star Trek universe. Including the original 4-part DC start to The Original Series as well as the 6-issue “Klingons: Blood Will Tell” series by Scott and David Tipton, this volume is fierce and loyal to the Empire. Heghlu’meH QaQ jajvam!

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 234 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-725-1

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #2

Phil Hester (w) • Andrea Di Vito (a) • Phil Hester (c)

Dynamo’s first day on the job as a T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agent leads to a disastrous encounter with the beautiful, but deadly, Iron Maiden. Guy Gilbert, consummate T.H.U.N.D.E.R. veteran, scrambles to keep the secret base from the attention of warring local clans. What lies behind The Demon’s Smile?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics, Vol. 6

Rick McCollum, Bill Anderson, Paul Jenkins & Rick Arthur (w) • McCollum, Anderson, Arthur & A.C. Farley (a) • Michael Dooney (c)

TMNT Classics Continues! Volume 6 collects issues #42–44, which includes “Turtle Dreams,” “Juliet’s Revenge,” and “Halls of Lost Legends.”

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-712-1

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures #3

David & Scott Tipton (w) • Dario Brizuela (a & c)

Things get spooky after Mikey watches a few too many zombie movies! When the people of NYC start acting a little… mindless, it’s up our fun-loving hero to face his fears and save the day! Will his brothers believe Mikey’s seemingly tall tale or will he be forced to face the hordes by himself?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers Regeneration One #0

Simon Furman (w) • Jeff Anderson, Casey W. Coller, Jose Delbo, Nick Roche, Geoff Senior (a) • Andrew Wildman, Guido Guidi (c)

ZERO POINT! Adventure in the time stream, as HOT ROD desperately attempts to identify the rogue elements that are leading him, and the entire CYBERTRONIAN race, inexorably towards the catastrophic end of time itself. What hidden stories do the DEATHBRINGER, BOLTAX, BUSTER WITWICKY, and GALVATRON have to tell, and what—if any—solutions are there? Or is it already too late?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Robots In Disguise, Vol. 4

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c)

Megatron’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. And meet the new PROWL—deadlier than ever, colder then any other AUTOBOT, and ready to end the DECEPTICON threat.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-765-7

The X-Files: Season 10 #4

Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh (a) • Carlos Valenzuela, photo (c)

“Believers,” Part 4 of 5: Mulder continues his search for Scully, who has been abducted by the mysterious Deacon. And what happened to Scully’s missing child? Mystery upon mystery sets the stage for the next phase of Mulder and Scully’s lives!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99