IDW Publishing Previews: 4/23/14

24 #1

Ed Brisson (w) • Michael Gaydos (a) • Davide Furnò (c)

Jack Bauer lives again! Before the Emmy Award-winning drama returns to your television with LIVE ANOTHER DAY, find out what the heroic agent has been up to in the several years following the events of the final season. Re-starting the clock on the high-octane saga are writing sensation Ed Brisson (Secret Avengers) and Eisner Award nominee Michael Gaydos (Alias).

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

7th Sword #1

John Raffo(w) • Nelson Blake II(a) • Andrew C. Robinson (c)

Daniel Cray—a samurai mercenary—stumbles upon the legendary city of ZenZion, a mysterious desert outpost under siege from a vicious warlord. The peace-loving citizenry beg Cray to defend them… forcing Cray to reluctantly draw his deadly “Malathane” sword one last time to battle a relentless army of robots and their savage masters. Science Fiction meets Samurai in an epic new adventure from John Raffo (Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story).

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

City: The Mind in the Machine #3

Eric Garcia (w) • Drew Moss (a) • Tommy Lee Edwards (c)

Ben has uncovered a terrible secret about the accident that cost him his sight, but will his growing connection to the City help him survive long enough to exact revenge?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms Classics Omnibus, Vol. 1

Jeff Grubb, Barbara Kesel, Jim Lowder, Kate Novak-Grubb, Dan Mishkin (w) • Rags Morales, Michael Collins, Dave Hoover, Dan Reed (a) • Rags Morales (c)

Collecting the comics from the most popular fantasy campaign setting in history, this omnibus contains the first 14 issues of Forgotten Realms and the TSR Worlds Annual #1 originally published by DC Comics.

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 440 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-929-3

Danger Girl: May Day #1 (of 4)

Andy Hartnell (w) • John Royle & Jose Marzan (a) • Royle (c)

An all-new cast of sinister characters! Secrets from Deuce’s past! And the shocking return of the deadliest (and sexiest!) Danger Girl villain of all-time! Fans of the original and best-selling Danger Girl series CAN’T MISS what’s sure to be the wildest adventure of the year! Plus… a mysterious Major lurks in the wings!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #201

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

After last month’s landmark issue, G.I. JOE is ready to make a change! With COBRA on the run and the Pit in shambles, DUKE leads the team into a brave new era, as new teams are formed and G.I. JOE finds another base of operations.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #11

Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank(a & c)

Undersea adventure awaits! The Devonian threat has been identified, and monsters across the globe converge in the depths of the ocean! As the humans test new weapons and methods, Godzilla will be forced to face some of his most fearsome foes!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Magic: The Gathering: Theros

Jason Ciaramella (w) • Martin Coccolo, Chris Evenhuis (a) • Eric Deschamps (c)

After eliminating Sifa Grent, the Planeswalker that destroyed his hometown, Dack has settled down in Ravnica to do what he does best: break in and steal the secrets from Ravnica’s rarest artifacts. But upon uncovering half of a mysterious gauntlet, Dack is led to a strange new plane: the realm of THEROS, a sun-dappled land ruled by gods and inhabited by mythological beasts!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-908-8

Rocketeer / The Spirit: Pulp Friction

Mark Waid (w) • Paul Smith, Loston Wallace, J Bone (a) • Paul Smith (c)

Will Eisner‘s The Spirit and Dave StevensThe Rocketeer are two of the most beloved characters ever to grace comics—and now these two great pulp-inspired heroes meet for the very first time!

After a Central City Alderman disappears and is found dead in Los Angeles, commissioner Dolan, along with Denny Colt (AKA The Spirit), and Dolan’s daughter Ellen, trek out to the City of Angels to investigate. Meanwhile, Cliff Secord (The Rocketeer) consoles his sweetheart Betty… who is traumatized after accidentally discovering the politician’s body. As the unlikely duo dive into the mystery, a deeper one unfolds—one that is masterminded by two of our heroes’ arch-villains! Hold on tight for a rocket-propelled double-dose of danger!

HC • FC • $21.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-881-4

Rogue Trooper #3

Brian Ruckley (w) • Alberto Ponticelli (a) • Glenn Fabry (c)

As the battle for Strongpoint Charlie goes into overdrive, Rogue Trooper is up against enemies who aren’t even on the same battlefield as him. And something even worse is closing in fast, because his creators want him back: Dead or alive!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Samurai Jack Classics, Vol. 2

Robbie Busch, Jim Alexander, Jason Hall, Aaron Williams (w) • Scott Cohn, Dan Davis, Ricardo Garcia Fuentes, Ethen Beavers, Philip Moy (a) • Ethen Beavers (c)

The hit TV show turned hit comic book returns in this collection of classic Samurai Jack stories. Continuing the action, with all of Jack’s appearances between issues #21 and 60of the “Cartoon Network Action Pack” series. It’s sword swinging, fist-pumping, vengeance-getting action at its best.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 148 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-937-8

Star Trek #32

Mike Johnson (w) • Erfan Fajar (a & c)

The concluding chapter of “I, Enterprise”! The flagship of the fleet is now a sentient entity with a mind of its own… and it doesn’t take kindly to the biological “invaders” inside its hull! How do Kirk, Spock and the rest of the crew fight an enemy upon which their very survival depends? This all-new adventure is overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #28: Dawn of the Autobots

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

EARTHFALL! The AUTOBOTS return to Earth—with OPTIMUS PRIME in command! But what brought them back—and what terrifying secret do the humans hold? A bold new era begins here!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures, Vol. 7

Dean Clarrain, Doug Brammer, Ryan Brown (w) • Chris Allan, Garret Ho, Jim Lawson, Ken Mitchroney (a) • Steve Lavigne (c)

The all-ages action continues in this collection of TMNT Adventures! Enjoy classic Turtles tales like “Search and Destroy”, “Gimme Danger,” “Raw Power,” “The Keeper,” and “In The Dark.”

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • 7” x 10.187” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-940-8

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #10

Derek Fridolfs (w) • Dario Brizuela, Chad Thomas (a) • Brizuela (c)

It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air… but not for Spider Bytez! The surly mutant has had enough of the mushy stuff and is going to make sure that everyone is just as miserable as he is! The Turtles will have to act quickly or else the entire city will become ensnared in his evil web!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #33

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Mateus Santolouco (a) • Santolouco, Eastman (c)

The Turtles return to New York to find a city in Shredder’s grip. The Turtles will have to use all of their skills and stealth to survive. But is Casey ready for a homecoming welcome from Hun?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The X-Files Season 10, Vol. 2

Joe Harris (w) • Elena Casagrande, Michael Walsh, Greg Scott, menton3 (a) • Carlos Valenzuela (c)

As Scully and Mulder try to deal with the fallout from the actions of a mysterious group that has been targeting anyone associated with the X-Files and causing their return to the Bureau, reports that a creature from their past has returned sends Mulder heading to Martha’s Vineyard and Scully to Quantico. Also, witness the return of the informant known only as “X,” the rise of the Chittering God, and “More Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man.”

HC • FC • $24.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-944-6