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The legendary New Wave band comes to Riverdale in this advance preview of Archie Meets the B-52s #1!

ARCHIE MEETS THE B-52s (One-Shot)

Script: Alex Segura and Matt Rosenberg
Art: Dan Parent, J. Bone, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Dan Parent, Michael Allred, Tyler Boss, Joe Eisma, Francesco Francavilla
On Sale Date: 2/19
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

It’s a rock and roll adventure for the ages as Archie and his friends cross paths with a real rock lobster—the B-52s! Co-written by Alex Segura and Matthew Rosenberg (Archie Meets Ramones, The Archies), with art from the legendary Dan Parent (Archie Meets KISS), this epic crossover one-shot brings the B-52 gang into Riverdale in all their new wave glory—but can Archie get his band back together in time to jam with these legends, or will in-fighting and musical drama leave them in the dust? There’s only one way to find out!

ARCHIE MEETS THE B-52s (One-Shot)

It’s Dead Day When the Deceased Rise for Just One Night

Dead Day #1

Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artists: Evgeniy Bornyakov
Colorist: Juancho Velez
Letterer: Charles Pritchett
Cover: Andy Clarke w/ Jose Villarrubia
Incentive Cover: Francesco Francavilla
$4.99 / 32 pages / Color / On sale 04.15.20

If the dead could come back for just one night, would we want them to?

Meet the Haskins, a seemingly normal suburban family, as they prepare for the annual macabre holiday known as “Dead Day” – when the deceased rise from the grave from sunset to sunrise. Some come back to reunite with family and friends, others for one last night of debauchery, still others with only one thing on their decomposing mind: revenge.

From writer Ryan Parrott (OBERON, VOLITION, Power Rangers) and artist Evgeniy Bornyakov (DESCENDENT, YOU ARE OBSOLETE) comes an unnerving tale of existential horror with grave consequences.

Dead Day #1

Preview: Archie #710

ARCHIE #710 (ARCHIE & KATY KEENE PT. 1)

Script: Mariko Tamaki and Kevin Panetta
Art: Laura Braga, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Laura Braga
Variant Covers: Francesco Francavilla, Emanuela Lupacchino, Paul Renaud, Billy Tucci
On Sale Date: 1/15
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

There’s a new girl in Riverdale and she’s turning everyone’s heads—and NOT everyone is happy about that! Who is Katy Keene and why is she so Insta-famous and beloved in Riverdale? And, moreover, why is she quickly becoming Archie’s biggest competition? Find out in this brand-new story arc from the creative team of writers Mariko Tamaki and Kevin Panetta and artist Laura Braga—just in time for the brand-new CW series Katy Keene!

ARCHIE #710 (ARCHIE & KATY KEENE PT. 1)

Transformers Take on the Terminator in March 2020

IDW Publishing has announced the March 2020 launch of Transformers vs. The Terminator, a four-issue monthly series in partnership with Dark Horse Comics that pits the deadly race of futuristic cyborgs against the sentient, converting robots from Cybertron.

Transformers vs. The Terminator brings together three longtime Transformers contributors (writers David Mariotte and John Barber, and artist Alex Milne) with writer Tom Waltz (fresh off his celebrated 100-issue Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles run) for an epic crossover that revisits the concepts of alien invasion and time-traveling resistance fighters… but twists them in unexpected ways!

Transformers vs. The Terminator #1 will be available with multiple cover variants for retailers and fans to enjoy, including Cover A by Gavin Fullerton, Cover B by series artist Alex Milne, and two Retailer Incentive editions by comic book sensations Freddie E. Williams II and Francesco Francavilla, respectively.

Transformers vs. The Terminator #1
Transformers vs. The Terminator #1

Katy Keene comes to Riverdale in this early preview of Archie & Katy Keene Part 1!

ARCHIE #710 (ARCHIE AND KATY KEENE PART 1)

Script: Mariko Tamaki and Kevin Panetta
Art: Laura Braga, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Laura Braga
Variant Covers: Francesco Francavilla, Emanuela Lupacchino, Paul Renaud, Billy Tucci
On Sale Date: 1/8
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

There’s a new girl in Riverdale and she’s turning everyone’s heads—and NOT everyone is happy about that! Who is Katy Keene and why is she so Insta-famous and beloved in Riverdale? And, moreover, why is she quickly becoming Archie’s biggest competition? Find out in this brand-new story arc from the creative team of writers Mariko Tamaki and Kevin Panetta and artist Laura Braga—just in time for the brand-new CW series Katy Keene!

ARCHIE #710

Preview: Elvira: The Shape of Elvira #4

Elvira: The Shape of Elvira #4

writer: David Avallone
artist: Pasquale Qualano
covers: Francesco Francavilla (A), J. Bone (B), Dave Acosta (C), Photo (D)
Francesco Francavilla (RI-Virgin), J. Bone (RI-Virgin), Dave Acosta (RI-B/W), Photo Cover (RI-Virgin)
FC | 32 pages | Horror | $3.99 | Teen+

Maybe all film directors are megalomaniacs…but what do you do when you find out your movie was literally a cover for a plot to conquer the world? Elvira and Gill team up to escape the clutches of the creepy conspiracy that threw them together, in the final insane issue of THE SHAPE OF ELVIRA!

Elvira: The Shape of Elvira #4

Warren Ellis’ James Bond Reprinted in Two Ways!

Dynamite has announced two special versions of Warren Ellis‘ iconic James Bond comics for release in February. Collecting all of Ellis’ espionage epic together in one oversized hardcover volume is the James Bond: The Complete Warren Ellis Omnibus. Included inside are the entire 12 issues that kicked off Bond’s epic return to comic books in 2015, by one of the greatest writers of the medium and instant star South African artist Jason Masters. In addition to the critically acclaimed VARGR and Eidolon story arcs, every single cover is included, from the likes of Jock, Francesco Francavilla, Dominic Reardon, Joe Jusko, Ben Oliver, Glenn Fabry, Dan Panosian, Robert Hack, and more.

For fans who have never picked up a James Bond comic and want a taste test, or veterans who’d like to revisit that joyful feeling of reading the authentic Fleming-inspired spy tales for the first time, Dynamite is also releasing a Dynamite Dollar Edition of the original first issue. Advertising within the issue will direct fans who can’t get enough to check out the omnibus volume and further Bond case files, such as the current series by writers Vita Ayala, Danny Lore, and artist Eric Gapstur.

This globetrotting adventure takes Bond from his native Britain to Helsinki, Berlin, Los Angeles and further. Ostensibly tasked with breaking up a drug-trafficking operation, the entire scheme unravels with unexpected variables galore. Can Bond break through the political mist and accomplish his mission, let alone survive?

Preview: Star Wars Adventures: Return to Vader’s Castle #4

Star Wars Adventures: Return to Vader’s Castle #4

Cavan Scott (w) • Francesco Francavilla, Nicoletta Baldari (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

Return to Vader’s Castle for a spooky spin on your favorite villains from a galaxy far, far away…

This exciting weekly series explores the hidden corners of the Star Wars Galaxy and features a wretched hive of scum and villainy including Darth Maul, Grand Moff Tarkin, Asajj Ventress, Jabba the Hutt—all under the shadow of Darth Vader!

Fans will be excited to discover these creepy stories by fan-favorite writer Cavan Scott, with art by the greatest talent from across the galaxy, including Nicoletta Baldari, Nick Brokenshire, Francesco Francavilla, Kelley Jones, Megan Levens, and Charles Paul Wilson III!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Wars Adventures: Return to Vader’s Castle #4

Cosmo and crew return to space! Get an early preview of Cosmo the Mighty Martian #1!

COSMO THE MIGHTY MARTIAN #1 (of 5)

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Tracy Yardley, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Tracy Yardley
Variant Covers: Francesco Francavilla, Erin Hunting, Patrick Spaziante, Evan Stanley
On Sale Date: 11/13
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW SERIES! An investigation on the asteroid Ceres quickly becomes a quest for survival when Cosmo becomes the target of the ingenious battle princess Shih! The troubles only grow more fearsome as the Martian crew learns that the Queen of Venus is planning an interplanetary invasion!

COSMO THE MIGHTY MARTIAN #1 (of 5)

AfterShock Announces Exclusives, Signings, and More for Baltimore Comic Con

AfterShock Comics has unveiled its lineup for the 2019 Baltimore Comic-Con, October 19-20, delivering fans and enthusiasts the opportunity for up-close-and-personal access to top creators and much more.

Located at Booth #2001 at the Baltimore Convention Center, AfterShock Comics team members in attendance include Publisher/Chief Creative Officer Joe Pruett; SVP Sales & Marketing Steve Rotterdam; Senior Sales Development Manager Marc Hammond; Publishing Assistant Sarah Pruett and some of the most exciting creative stars in the comics industry.

Exclusive variants only available at Booth #2001 include Dark Ark: After the Flood #1 with covers by Leila Diaz (created exclusively for the convention), Francesco Francavilla (available at the Baltimore Comic Con Exclusives booth) and lenticular cover by Mike Rooth; original graphic novel Horde in hardcover with cover by Leila Leiz; and A Walk Through Hell, Volume 2 with cover by Andy Clarke and signed by Garth Ennis.  

AfterShock will host exclusive signings at Booth #2001 with creators Cullen Bunn, Leila Leiz, and Battlestar Galactica’s Aaron Douglas. The three will also participate in a highly anticipated panel entitled AfterShock Original Graphic Novels: The Format for Storytellers on Saturday, October 19, from 12:15pm – 1:15pm in room 343-344. The discussion will provide an insightful sneak peek at the sensational, singular stories coming your way from the three stars.

Then on Sunday, October 20, from 1:00pm – 2:00pm in the 4th Floor Ballroom, AfterShock presents Spotlight on Aaron Douglas, a Q&A with AfterShock creator and actor best known for his portrayal of Chief Galen Tyrol on Syfy’s Battlestar Galactica. Douglas will be discussing working with AfterShock and his journey as a creative with over 100 projects in film, television and video game credits on his impressive resume.

Fans will also have a rare opportunity to take home a limited edition, one-of-a-kind BCC AfterShock Mystery Box, a value of close to $200, for only $75. Contents may include graded comics, signed comics, rare variants, complete series runs and surprise items every comic enthusiast will enjoy.

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