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IDW Publishing Previews: 4/16/14

24 Omnibus

J. C. Vaughn, Mark L Haynes, Beau Smith (w) • Renato Guedes, Manny Clark, Steve Bryant, Jean Diaz (a) • Davide Furnò (c)

An action-packed collection of comics based on the acclaimed TV show 24. Follow Jack Bauer’s exploits before President Palmer’s victory as he tries to eliminate a mass murderer in the former Yugoslavia, struggles with drug cartels and radical separatists, as well as economic and ecological chaos. This volume collects 24: One Shot, 24: Midnight Sun, 24: Stories, 24: Cold Warriors, and the prequel story 24: Nightfall.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 340 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-903-3

The Crow: Pestilence #2 (of 4)

Frank Bill (w) • Drew Moss (a) • James O’Barr (c)

Salvador heads to the Midwest to search for the men who murdered his family, only to find them involved in trafficking drugs…and humans. As The Crow watches, guiding him, he begins to exact his revenge. But why is one of the gang members speaking with the police?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Frankenstein: Alive, Alive #3

Steve Niles (w) • Bernie Wrightson (a & c)

The Monster has lived under the roof of Dr. Ingles for over a year but now what seemed like hospitality has taken a sinister turn. Why is the Doctor dismissing the other patients? And why is the monster left behind?

PC • 32 pages • $3.99

Frankenstein: Alive, Alive Reanimated Edition

Steve Niles (w) • Bernie Wrightson (a & c)

Re-presenting the first two sold-out issues of Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson’s monster masterwork, in one handy volume! See what all the critical acclaim is for, in time for the third issue, because the first two are long gone…

PC • 48 pages • $5.99

Ghostbusters, Vol. 7: Happy Horror Days

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

A busy season of holidays will have the team needing a rest when it’s all over. It all starts on Devil’s Night with a ghost called Stingy Jack, continues on Day of the Dead and the return of Melanie Ortiz to NYC, a trip to Rhinebeck, NY for a celebration held in honor of Sinterklass, and a visit from the Bogeyman on New Year’s Day.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-932-3

Godzilla: History’s Greatest Monster

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Simon Gane, Dave Wachter (a) • Bob Eggleton (c)

As Godzilla continues to destroy cities and lives all over the world, ex-special forces tough guy Boxer is a man with a grudge who vows to end the terror of Godzilla — no matter what! He assembles a top-notch team to take him and the other monsters down at $7 billion a bounty. Collects all 13 issues of the Godzilla series!

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 324 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-948-4

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth, Vol. 2

Chris Mowry (w) • Jeff Zornow, Matt Frank (a) • Matt Frank (c)

As Lucy and her team embark on their first assignment, more monsters are set on the loose, an alien onslaught begins, and the arrival of a mysterious size-changing robot leads to an all-out giant monster battle.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-933-0

Haunted Horror #10

Various (w & a) • L.B. Cole (c)

Dead walking! Ghouls stalking! Specters talking! This chilling full-color comic book specializes in painfully restoring comics from the ‘50s with brilliant old-school art and the wonkiest of terrifying scripts. Every story (best read under the covers with a flashlight, and the doors and windows tightly bolted) tingles the spine! So good, it’s scary!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Powerpuff Girls, Vol. 1

Troy Little (w & a & c)

The Powerpuff Girls are back in this IDW collection of the all-new adventures by Troy Little! There are some strange things going on in Townsville. The villains are villains-no-more and are teaming up with the heroes? It’s a good thing Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup are still around just in case.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-906-4

Star Mage #1 (of 6)

JC De La Torre (w) • Ray Dillon (a & c)

Part One: “Darien”—JC De La Torre, author of the critically acclaimed novel Ancient Rising, gives us a new fusion of Science Fiction and Magic in Star Mage. In issue one, Darien Connors discovers he’s not from Earth, has strange magical powers and is the key in an ancient war between two alien races of necromancers. Like Harry Potter meets the Last Starfighter, Star Mage offers wizard battles with a side of spaceship warfare, alien worlds and weird creatures.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Slammers: Re-mastered! #2

Walter Simonson (w & a & c)

Part two of Walter Simonson‘s epic space saga, completely re-mastered and re-colored! The Orisons prided themselves on being the greatest hunters in the galaxy…They discovered that they were hunting the most dangerous game in the universe.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies, Vol. 2

Jerry Siegel (w) • Wayne Boring, Stan Kaye (a) • Pete Poplaski (c)

Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye provide the artwork, and once again, Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel scripts adaptations of stories that first appeared in comic books. Siegel and Boring offer alternate versions of now classic stories originally written by Siegel himself, Bill Finger, Edmond Hamilton, and Leo Dorfman—and drawn in comic books by Curt Swan, Al Plastino, Kurt Schaffenberger, and Boring himself.

HC • B&W • $49.99 • 288 pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-923-1

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #7

Phil Hester (w) • Roger Robinson(a & c)

The mastermind behind SPIDER is revealed, shaking T.H.U.N.D.E.R. to its core. A now-powerless Dynamo is helpless in the face of Dr. Sparta’s robotic monstrosities. Kat Kane uncovers the ultimate truth of the Judgment Towers, but the price may be not only her life, but life on Earth itself!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Dark Cybertron, Vol. 1

James Roberts, John Barber (w) • Phil Jimenez, Andrew Griffith, Brendan Cahill, James Raiz, Atilio Rojo, Livio Ramondelli (a) • Phil Jimenez (c)

Shockwave makes a move millions of years in the planning—an ultimate strategy to remake Cybertron and destroy both the Autobots and Decepticons!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-891-3

Transformers: Windblade #1 (of 4): Dawn of the Autobots

Mairghread Scott (w) • Sarah Stone (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)

WHO IS WINDBLADE? In the aftermath of DARK CYBERTRON, WINDBLADE takes the planet by storm! But where did she come from—and what does her secret mean to the future of the TRANSFORMERS? A powerful new chapter in the TRANSFORMERS saga begins here!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The X-Files Annual 2014

Frank Spotnitz & Gabe Rotter & Shannon Eric Denton, Dave Sim (w) • Stuart Sayger, Andrew Currie (a) • Sam Shearon (c)

The X-Files writer/producer Frank Spotnitz returns with an untold tale from Mulder and Scully’s first stint with the FBI. When a man returns from the dead with a warning for his wife, the agents investigate and cross paths with a very peculiar priest. And in the second story, Cerebus creator Dave Sim writes his first-ever The X-Files story and first scripted licensed work in… forever? with “Talk to the Hand,” a nightmarish tale starring a sleeping Dana Scully!

FC • 48 pages • $7.99

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