IDW Publishing Previews: 1/21/15

The Bigger Bang #3 (of 4)

D.J. Kirkbride (w) • Vassilis Gogtzilas (a & c)

Has Cosmos found his place in the multi-verse?! Why is Thulu holding secret meetings with agents of Voltrax 4?! Can Wyan reconcile her feelings for Cosmos and her duty to her king?! Annnnd… just what would happen if Cosmos tried to absorb a supernova?! Find out in the penultimate issue of THE BIGGER BANG!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Borderlands #6: Tannis & The Vault Part 2 (of 4)

Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a & c)

After finding the Dying Vault Scrolls, the group looks to Tannis to try and make sense of them. But the only way for Tannis to do that is to dive back into the most painful parts of her time on Pandora — the times that drove her from her sanity!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Creeple Peeple #1 (of 3)

Patrick D. Pidgeon, Matt Anderson (w) • Tim Lattie (a & c)

It’s weird science gone wild! A trio of gifted lab students hatches a bizarre scheme that runs amok when they inadvertently create a mystical bunch of wildly creepy troll-creatures that wreak havoc on campus.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate #4

Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Sarah Stone (c)

Tyranny of Dragons! Can Minsc, Boo, and their new friends stop the dragon cult before their magical ritual destroys the city? Less talk, more fight! D&D is back as writer Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Wayward) and artist Max Dunbar (Red Sonja) “DM” a brand-new sword & sorcery extravaganza.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Galaxy Quest: The Journey Continues #1 (of 4)

Erik Burnham (w) • Nacho Arranz (a & c)

Once upon a time, a troupe of has-been actors that starred on an old sci-fi show were enlisted by an alien race to save them from an intergalactic tyrant. Despite being way out of their depth, the cast somehow managed to save the aliens and stay alive… but their actions in outer space may have had dire consequences for another world. Join us this January as the cast of GALAXY QUEST returns for another bombastic journey into space!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #1 (of 5)

Mike Costa (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a & c)

DESTRO, one of COBRA’s top operatives, has been captured. As the metal masked maverick gets transferred to a new prison, a prison break is instigated by none other than… SNAKE EYES!  With DESTRO free and SNAKE EYES under COBRA’s control, a mission that will rock the world of G.I. JOE begins!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Indestructible #10

Ken Kristensen (w) • Giancarlo Caracuzzo (a) • Jose Lopez (c)

The unpredictable second arc of INDESTRUCTIBLE comes to a shocking conclusion. A cranky sociopath, Tarr, has subdued the world’s greatest superheroes… and a super-fake. But for once, Greg’s complete lack of powers may work in his favor. Will Stoner, in fact, save the day? Will Greg be forced to reveal the depth of his deception in the process? Will Barry ever put on pants?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Judas: The Last Days

Maxwell Prince (w) • John Amor (a) • Kurt Huggins (c)

Two thousand years after he betrayed Messiah, Judas Iscariot is still alive, wandering a world he doesn’t recognize. A world where the strangest of fictions have come true: monsters, immortals, gnome-librarians who monitor human history—they’re all real. And all Judas wants to do is kill himself. So why can’t he? The most transcendent story of the year is here in this all-new original graphic novel chronicling history’s preeminent backstabber and his quest for suicide.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 180 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-214-2

Judge Dredd Classics: The Dark Judges #1 (of 5)

John Wagner, Alan Grant (w) • Brian Bolland (a) • Darick Robertson (c)

His name is Judge Death and in his eyes all life is crime! Together with his brothers Fear, Fire, and Mortis, the super-fiend from Deadworld is determined to end all life in Mega-City One once and for all! This compilation features classic Judge Death tales from the pages of 2000 AD, including his stunning debut story by co-creators John Wagner and Brian Bolland.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Millennium #1 (of 5)

Joe Harris (w) • Colin Lorimer (a) • menton3 (c)

Fifteen years ago, the end of the world—the anticipated “Millennium Event”—was avoided thanks to the efforts of Frank Black and FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Or was it? Frank’s psychic gifts have been showing him that evil has continued to grow unabated in the world, and he’s trying his best to ignore it. But soon the resurgence of the Millennium Group and their quest to find Frank’s daughter Jordan will pull him into the fray once again, whether he likes it or not!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The October Faction #4

Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)

Werewolves, robots, and dead men, oh my! Merle Cope’s plans to destroy the Allan family have been stopped cold, but now what to do with the body? Geoff and Vivian find out how messy the family business truly is, while Robot Face learns the terrible secret about his origin!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Popeye Classics #30

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

The world’s greatest Popeye artist, Bud Sagendorf, tells a rousing tale of comicdom’s nastiest villainess, the dreaded Sea Hag, in “Desert Pirates!” This potboiler jumpstarts when Wimpy meets one of her minions that craftily lures him with a bottle of, yes… hamburger aroma!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Samurai Jack #16

Jim Zub (w) • Sergio Quijada (a) • Andy Suriano (c)

A prophet calling himself the “Master of Time” hides within a compound crawling with untold monsters and deadly traps. Jack the Samurai will need to become Jack the Infiltrator if he hopes to gain an audience with the mysterious master.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #2 (of 5)

Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Rachael Stott (a & c)

The colossal crossover nobody ever expected continues! Captain Kirk and the Enterprise crew have landed on the Planet of the Apes—but how?! And how are the Klingons involved? Plus: Taylor meets up with Kirk and Spock, but will he greet them with open arms? Or flying bullets?

FC • pages • $3.99

TMNT Color Classics vol. 3 #1

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Jim Lawson (w) • Lawson (a) • A.C. Farley (c)

The TMNT Color Classics line kicks off a new volume, re-presenting in the classic Mirage storylines in all-new full color! In “Shades of Gray, Part One,” Casey Jones accidentally kills someone in self-defense, drawing the attention of the mysterious vigilante called Nobody. Will the TMNT be able to protect their friend from Nobody’s vicious street justice? Originally printed in black and white as TMNT v1 #48.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #19

Landry Walker, Paul Allor (w) • Dario Brizuela, Chad Thomas (a) • Brizuela (c)

“Flavor of Fear,” part 1: A new super-sized pizza restaurant sends its customers away acting very strangely. When his brothers start to show the same symptoms, it’s up to Mikey to get to the bottom of the mystery. A surprising combination of characters awaits in this new two-part story!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #42

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Cory Smith (a) • Smith, Eastman (c)

Part 2 of “Attack on Technodrome!” An unusual alliance makes its first moves as Fugitoid, Baxter, and Krang aim to outwit each other. The twists and turns are just beginning as the Technodrome is mere moments away from activation!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Punishment

John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a & c)

OPTIMUS PRIME RETURNS TO CYBERTON! And someone is killing Decepticons. PRIME teams with WINDBLADE to uncover the identity of the vigilante… but the answers will uncover darker secrets than anyone expected!

FC • 48 pages • $5.99

Transformers #37—Days of Deception

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

THE ONYX PROTOCOL! As PROWL confronts SPIKE over the human’s betrayal, the mystery of G.B. Blackrock and the Onyx Interface deepens. Meanwhile, Tokyo becomes a battleground as Arcee faces the Constructicons… and Galvatron!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Wild Blue Yonder #6

Mike Raicht, Austin Harrison (w) • Zach Howard (a & c)

The climactic conclusion to the first Wild Blue Yonder mini-series is here! War in the skies comes to the crew of the Dawn when the Judge pulls out an all-out attack. Both sides are out of options and not everyone will be flying home in this conclusion to the critical hit series!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Zombies vs Robots #1

Chris Ryall, Steve Niles (w) • Anthony Diecidue, Ashley Wood, Val Mayerik (a) • Wood (c)

The first-ever ONGOING Zombies vs Robots series, bringing you… new robots! A renewed zombie threat! New human survivors! And an all-new world ready for the taking from one or more of these factions… Part 1 of “Inherit the Earth!” and “The Orphan” start here!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99