IDW Publishing Previews: 6/25/14

24 #3

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

Now that you’ve seen Jack Bauer’s return to television in LIVE ANOTHER DAY, read the story that sent the heroic agent spiraling into his darkest days as an international fugitive. Ed Brisson and Michael Gaydos wind the clock on the latest chapter of the high-octane saga!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

7th Sword #3

John Raffo(w) • Iman Max (a) • Andrew C. Robinson (c)

As the warlord Kavanaugh gathers his army of cyborgs, mutants, and assassins, Cray must find a way to defend ZenZion using the limited resources available. But how can one disgraced warrior train an entire citizenry to defend itself without molding them into cold-blooded killers in his own image?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War! #1 (of 6)

Louise Simonson (w) • Derek Charm (a) • Charm X 2 (a & c)

The devious demon Aku has called together a League of Extraordinary Villains—composed of malevolent miscreants from different cartoon universes. When their evil robots show up in the world’s of The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Samurai Jack, Dexter’s Laboratory and (even) Ed, Edd and Eddy, it’s up to all these fearless heroes to band together and put an end to the League’s nefarious plot of interdimensional conquest!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Ghostbusters #17

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

New York’s unknown dead are buried on Hart Island… and their spirits are about to be stirred, raised and conscripted into an army with but one purpose: raising chaos on the streets of Manhattan. The second half of Mass Hysteria! begins here in our celebration of 30 years of Ghostbusters!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE: Special Missions, Vol. 3

Chuck Dixon (w) • Paul Gulacy, Will Rosado (a) • Rosado (c)

The Special Missions team recruits Copperback from a Supermax prison to lead them to her former employer: Laird DESTRO, in “Destro Must Die.” Plus, when the SPECIAL MISSIONS convoy faces a surprise attack from COBRA troopers and a dangerous sniper, it’s up to LOW LIGHT—G.I. JOE’s own long-range specialist—to turn the tables and get the team out in one piece, in “Ambushed”!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-976-7

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #13

Chris Mowry (w) • Jeff Zornow (a & c)

While Godzilla’s disappearance has brought calm to the planet, a threat from the past is set to resurface and take back the world they once had control over. No monster is safe and no future is certain as one of Godzilla’s greatest enemies prepares to return in a way nobody saw coming!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth, Vol. 3

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

With many monsters now inhabiting a new home, peace seemingly descends on Earth. Little does humanity realize that the greatest danger now lurks under the waves. It all leads to the most cataclysmic monster battle of the ages!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-009-4

LIBRETTO Volume 1: Vampirism

Ben Templesmith, David Stoupakis, Riley Rossmo, Christopher Mitten, George Pratt, menton3 (a) • menton3 (c)

LIBRETTO Volume 1 is curated/edited by Kasra Ghanbari with a theme of VAMPIRISM: being the misuse of power, as well as the objectification and exploitation of others. Featured contributors have given their unique perspectives on this theme, with each section including an interview of the contributor conducted by another artist. Many artists have also given a rare look at the techniques and processes they used to create pieces for the book.

TPB • FC • $39.99 • 200 pages • 9” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-949-1

The Illegitimates #6 (of 6)

Taran Killam & Marc Andreyko (w) • Kevin Sharpe (a & c)

The climax of the Illegitimates first adventure is here! As the team faces evil on two fronts, not to mention the heart-breaking betrayal at the hands of a loved one, can this team of newbies save the world and their mothers? Or will they be faced with making a devastating choice that will end them before they get a chance to begin? All this, and a zombie horde? What are you waiting for?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Mars Attacks: First Born #2 (of 4)

Chris Ryall(w) • Sam Kieth (a & c)

Post-invasion, an abandoned earth-born Martian was taken in by Uncle Woody and his blind niece. But the infant isn’t the only Martian still here… and the others are much more warlike, especially when they learn of the baby’s location amidst the human survivors.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #20

Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Price, Chad Thomas (c)

The climactic conclusion to “Reflections” is here! The fate of two Equestrias hangs in the balance as our ponies scramble to help their new allies. It will take an unexpected sacrifice to save day… but from whom?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friends Forever, Vol. 1

Alex de Campi, Jeremy Whitley, Ted Anderson, Rob Anderson (w) • Carla Speed McNeil, Amy Mebberson, Tony Fleecs, Agnes Garbowska (a) • Andy Price (c)

Four tales dedicated to exploring the magic of friendship. First Applejack and Pinkie Pie enter a baking contest, then The Cutie Mark Crusaders team up with Discord, Spike enlists Princess Celestia to help him find a birthday present, and finally Twilight Sparkle and Shining Armor chase down a mysterious ghost.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-981-1

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #12

Landry Walker (w) • Chad Thomas (a) • Brizuela (c)

It’s a panic at the post office! A series of misunderstandings leads to a madcap race to stop a secret package from hitting the mail! The only one who can save the day just might be… Pigeon Pete?? Multiple heroes and villains collide in this action-packed tale of chaos and comedy!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Spotlight Drift Director’s Cut

Shane McCarthy (w) • Casey W. Coller (a) • Livio Ramondelli (c)

ALL HAIL DRIFT! From his debut, the former DECEPTICON called DRIFT has been one of the most controversial—and popular—TRANSFORMERS characters! Now relive his first solo adventure with an outstanding array of behind-the-scenes material! Learn how DRIFT went from a supporting character in a comic book to a toy—and how he became a part of the TRANSFORMERS mythology!

FC • 48 pages • $4.99

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #30: Dawn of the Autobots

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)

EVACUATION! Is it possible for a starship to object to its captain? That’s what the AUTOBOTS are asking MEGATRON as the Lost Light becomes the most dangerous place in the universe!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Windblade #3 (of 4): Dawn of the Autobots

Mairghread Scott (w) • Sarah Stone (a & c)

THE FATE OF CYBERTRON! WINDBLADE learns more about the new face of CYBERTRON—and lesson number one is: never underestimate STARSCREAM! She’s trapped in a no-win situation—but what is the scheming DECEPTICON really after, and how far will he go to keep WINDBLADE out of his way?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The X-Files: Season 10 #13

Joe Harris (w) • Matthew Dow Smith (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

“Black oil” has returned and along with it, the long-dead double agent Alex Krycek. In order to solve the mystery of Krycek’s return, Mulder and Scully seek help from the Lone Gunmen, who seem to have trouble of their own.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99