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IDW Publishing Previews – 4/18/12

Doctor Who #16

Joshua Hale Fialkov (w) • Matthew Dow Smith (a) • Mark Buckingham, photo (c)

This special arc by Eisner-nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov concludes! The Silurian plan is revealed, apocalypse imminent, and with mere minutes to go, can the Doctor and his strange new ally save not just Casablanca but the entire human race?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dungeons & Dragons Annual 2012

Paul Crilley (w) • Paco Diaz (a) • menton3 (c)

They call Sharn the “City of Towers”… but it’s what’s below the surface that interests Abraxis Wren, the most notorious inquisitive in the land. As Wren and his assistant Torin begin an investigation that pulls at the strings that bind the city together, it’s their own lives that might unravel! Writer Paul Crilley continues spinning tales in the exciting world of Eberron, following up last month’s Infestation 2 crossover–joined by hot artist Paco Diaz (Wolverine)–in this double-sized, all-new annual!

FC • 40 pages • $7.99

Dungeons & Dragons, Vol. 3: Down 

John Rogers (w) • Andrea Di Vito, Nacho Arranz, Vicente Alcazar, and Andres Ponce (a) • Tyler Walpole (c)

Fell’s Five has returned to Fallcrest, only to find shattering news for Khal. He’s heading home, and nothing will stand in his way! The lauded tale by dedicated D&D authority John Rogers continues, along with striking illustration by Andrea Di Vito.

HC · FC · $24.99 · 132 pages · 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-178-5

Eternal Descent, Vol. 2 #4 (of 6)

Llexi Leon, Justin Peniston (w) • Ivan Fernandez (a) • Jason Metcalf, Santi Casas (c)

Chosen by an unearthly intellect, a champion is born in Misha Mansoor! With technology beyond our comprehension, his destiny lies at the heart of the time stream, and the fate of humanity may rest on his shoulders. Determined to find Sirian, Lyra turns to Richard for answers, but when her questions awaken a long dormant power, the duo form a reluctant alliance. Unaware of its true purpose, they activate the spheres key, bringing down the full wrath of the association. A narrow escape finds Lyra in a tainted world of familiar foes, where the supernatural succubus and a high-tech hero must fight for their future.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Ghostbusters #8

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Schoening, Nick Runge (c)

The spotlight is on Egon Spengler as he tracks down a paranormal entity—one that has ties to his past—to discover the true source of the city’s abnormally high PKE levels! The grand finale to the second arc of the hit ongoing series!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #177

Larry Hama (w) • Ron Frenz and Sal Buscema (a) • Herb Trimpe, Frenz (c)

The stakes are higher than ever! Cobra Commander has discovered the danger in the midst of Broca Beach, and has begun his preparations to face off against the Blue Ninjas. Meanwhile, DUKE, SCARLETT and STALKER split off on their own from G.I. JOE in order to head to Broca Beach. And with SNAKE EYES and BARONESS en route as well, this could be the showdown to end all showdowns. Prepare for the final confrontation in G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #177!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Next Men: Aftermath #42

John Byrne (w & a & c)

The year: 1975. The place: a not so sleepy town in West Texas. The stakes:

an unborn life. PROJECT NEXT MEN has been wiped out of existence, but some things remain unchanged. And that’s the easy part!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rocketeer Adventures 2 #2 (of 4)

Paul Dini, Walter Simonson, Tom Taylor (w) • John Paul Leon, Bill Morrison, Colin Wilson (a) • Darwyn Cooke, Dave Stevens (c)

The second star-studded issue of Rocketeer Adventures streaks into the skies with three high-flying tales of derring do! We start with a story on a grim battle field and race to save a soldiers life. Next up Is a jealous Cliff keeping an eye on Betty in his own inimitable way. Last is a run-in with a Hollywood icon in danger! Another 25 pages of gorgeous art and stories—and all for the price of a regular 22 page book!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Micro Series #4: Leonardo

Brian Lynch (w) • Ross Campbell (a) • Campbell, David Petersen (c)

The final Turtle Micro-series is here! Leonardo, the eldest brother, has always valued honor and discipline. These noble qualities may not be enough against the most fearsome opponents he has encountered—the ruthless Foot Clan! That’s right, the first battle between Turtle and Foot happens RIGHT HERE! This story also leads into the next ongoing story-arc. Don’t miss this essential issue!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #4

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Milne, Nick Roche (c)

DANGER IN SPACE! Investigating the abandoned AUTOBOT facility on DELPHI—one-time home of fan-favorites THE WRECKERS—RATCHET uncovers a danger greater than he’s ever faced… and the return of a character long thought lost! Will this bring them closer to their goal of finding the Knights of Cyberton—or kill them?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Transformers Classics, Vol. 3

Bob Budiansky & Steve Parkhouse (w) • Don Perlin, John Ridgway, Mike Collins, & José Delbo (a) • Guido Guidi (c)

The historic comic book roots of THE TRANSFORMERS are re-presented for maximum Cybertronian enjoyment. Collecting issues from the original run, rejoin OPTIMUS PRIME and MEGATRON and their competing factions as their war stretches across the cosmos. These stories are accompanied by an in-depth introduction as well as select issue notes by Mark W. Bellomo.

TPB · FC · $24.99 · 276 pages · ISBN 978-1-61377-163-1

True Blood, Vol. 3: French Quarter

Mariah Huehner & David Tischman (w) • David Messina & Claudia Balboni (a) • David Messina (c)

In this sequel to the first NYT best-selling TRUE BLOOD miniseries, “All Together Now,” mind-reading waitress Sookie Stackhouse is in New Orleans, helping Vampire Sherriff Eric Northman track down an insane killer named Guerra. Bill Compton’s in town, too, making sure Eric doesn’t get fresh with Sookie, and investigating a local Hep-D outbreak that may be connected to Guerra’s latest victims. Meanwhile, back in Bon Temps, why is Pam hanging out at Merlotte’s—and what does she want with Lafayette? Based on the HBO mega-hit created by Alan Ball.

HC · FC · $24.99 · 160 pages · ISBN 978-1-61377-165-5

Zombies vs Robots: This Means War!

Jesse Bullington, Nancy Collins, Lincoln Crisler, Brea Grant, Robert Hood, Nicholas Kaufmann, James A. Moore, Norman Prentiss, Rachel Swirsky, & Steve Rasnic Tem (w) Fabio Listrani (a & c)

The First ZVR Prose Collection. 11 Original Stories of Zombie on Robot Action–and Vice Versa! ZVR: THIS MEANS WAR! takes IDW’s splatterific Zombie vs Robots comic book series–created by writer Chris Ryall and artist Ashley Wood–and expands it in ways that will redefine both zombie and robot fiction. A shambling cohort of top horror and fantasy writers from across the globe (okay, Canada, England, Australia, and Bakersfield) have devoted themselves to making evocative word-pictures in your brain of this delicious cult series.

TPB · B&W · $17.99 · 342 pages · 6” X 9” • ISBN 978-1-61377-143-3

IDW Publishing Previews – 2/29/12

G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation #2

John Barber (w) • Salvador Navarro (a & c)

The origin of Roadblock! While Roadblock is in a deadly race against time to rescue a childhood friend from the clutches of the enemy, we learn the secrets that shaped the Joe’s heavy ordinance officer. Meanwhile—Snake Eyes is in hot pursuit, and he’s not taking any prisoners.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Annual #1

Larry Hama (w) • Ron Frenz, Ron Wagner, Herb Trimpe, Sal Buscema (a) • Ron Frenz & Sal Buscema, Larry Hama (c)

In this special 40-page story, G.I. Joe is on the trail of a rogue unit of Crimson Guardsmen. But the Joes aren’t the only ones hunting down the renegade threat: Zartan and his Dreadnoks have been sent by COBRA to handle the situation. This could get ugly for the Joes! Written by Larry Hama, drawn by three classic artists, and inked by the legendary Sal Buscema, this is a G.I. Joe story you can’t miss!

FC • 48 pages • $7.99

Infestation 2 Team-Up one-shot

Chris Ryall (w) • Alan Robinson (a) • Eric Powell, Bill Morrison (c)

A special Leap Year 5th-week release! Bat Boy meets up at a bar with Groom Lake’s Archibald to drunkenly discuss event comics like Infes2ation! Eric Powell and Bill Morrison provide covers! The Weekly World News creative team of Ryall & Robinson reunite here! What more do we have to say, people?! Celebrate February 29 in pointy-eared style!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #6

Mike Johnson (w) • Joe Corroney (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)

It’s the stunning conclusion of OPERATION: ANNIHILATE! The events of the new timeline unfold in shocking ways as Kirk reunites with his estranged brother to save a colony from extinction. STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci oversees this story that continues the lead-up to the much-anticipated film sequel!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Micro-Series #3: Donatello

Brian Lynch (w)  Valerio Schiti (a)  David Petersen, Schiti (c)

The “brains” of the Turtles steps out on his own in this unique tale! Intrigued by a cutting-edge science fair, Donatello goes incognito in public to get his fill of the latest tech. Little does he know that the fair is hosted by none other than Baxter Stockman—and he’s holding a competition to see who can create the best gizmo to find the Turtles first! It’s up to Don to out-geek the geeks, all while keeping his cover! Don’t miss this awesome, fun-filled adventure!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE Yearbook  

Larry Hama (w) • Herb Trimpe, Tony Salmons, Ron Wagner, Mike Zeck, and Dennis Janke (a) • Mike Zeck (c)

This volume collects all four of the action packed G.I. Joe Yearbooks. Re-caps of important story lines, character profiles, and new stories were presented in these yearly comics that were published from 1985–1988. It also includes cover galleries and pin–ups by G.I. JOE cover artist Mike Zeck.

TPB · FC · $24.99 · 264 pages · ISBN 978-1-61377-121-1

Magic: The Gathering #2 (of 4)

Matt Forbeck (w) • Martín Cóccolo (a) • Karl Kopinski (c)

Get ready, Magic: The Gathering fans, there’s a new Planeswalker in town! On the trail of the person who destroyed his town, Dack Fayden must travel to Innistrad, a plane of savage monsters, strange transformations and sinister magic. Naturally, Dack immediately gets caught up in a vampire attack at a secluded inn.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Cape #4 (of 4)

Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella (w) • Zach Howard (a) • Howard, Nelson Daniel (c)

What pushes someone to hurt the people they love?  Eric has shown us that his capacity for evil is limitless, but is something else to blame? Find out as Eric confronts Nicky in the final chapter of the critically acclaimed miniseries, The Cape, by the Eisner-nominated creative team of Jason Ciaramella, Joe Hill, Zach Howard, and Nelson Daniel. Explore your dark side.

Transformers: Autocracy #4

IDW Publishing Previews – 1/11/12

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #1

G.I. Joe: Snake Eyes #9

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #175

H.P. Lovecraft: The Dunwich Horror #4

Doctor Who #13

Dungeons & Dragons 100 page Spectacular

G.I Joe: Cobra #9

Cobra Annual 2012: The Origin of Cobra Commander

IDW Publishing Previews – 11/16/11

Ghostbusters #3

G.I. Joe: Real American Hero #172

G.I. Joe: Snake Eyes #7

Godzilla: Legends #1

Hawken #1

Jack Avarice Is the Courier #3

Servant of the Bones #4

Star Trek 100 Page Spectacular

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Series 2, Season 1 DVD will finally hit DVD shelves this Jan 10, 2012

Official Press Release





Featuring All 24 Action-Packed Episodes and Fan Favorite 5-Part Miniseries OPERATION DRAGONFIRE in a Collectible 4-DVD Set



G.I. Joe Series 2 Season 1The incredible adventures of GENERAL HAWK, Sgt. Slaughter and their international team of heroes — known as G.I. JOE — continue! Together they defend the globe against Cobra, a ruthless organization led by Cobra Commander, who is determined to conquer the world by any means necessary.

On January 10, 2012, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro, will unleash the G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero Series 2, Season 1 on DVD. This collectible 4-DVD set contains the entire 24 episodes from the complete first season, including the 5-part miniseries Operation Dragonfire. A must-have for heroes of all ages, G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero Series 2, Season 1 DVD set arrives in stores everywhere and is priced to own at $29.93 SRP.

In 1989, SGT. SLAUGHTER once again returned to battle against COBRA and DESTRO in the 5-part miniseries Operation Dragonfire; and the popular second series began airing thereafter.  Loyal G.I. JOE fans and kids were also introduced to a group of new G.I. JOE heroes –  CAPTAIN GRID-IRON, AMBUSH, PATHFINDER and villains – SERPENTOR, CESSPOOL, METAL-HEAD, GNAWGAHYDE, as well as new VIPER troops.

Now you can relive the adventures of second series of G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero from the beginning, including the miniseries that started it all — Operation Dragonfire!

Technical Information
Street Date: January 10, 2011
Discs: 4
Rating: Not Rated
Suggested Retail Price: $29.93
Running Time: approx. +/- 9 hours
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Technical Info: English, Stereo.

About Hasbro
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company’s world-class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, video games and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its customers through the strategic leveraging of well-known and beloved brands such as THE TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Hub, Hasbro’s multiplatform joint venture with Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) launched on October 10, 2010. The online home of The Hub is www.hubworld.com. The Hub logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.

Come see how we inspire play through our brands at http://www.hasbro.com. © 2010 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory is a diversified entertainment company devoted to producing, uncovering and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their careers sharing their music, television and film faves with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s DVD offerings serve up classic, contemporary and cult TV series, riveting sports programs, live music, animation and documentaries in lavish packages crammed with extras. The company’s audio catalogue boasts GRAMMY®-nominated boxed sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly shoutfactory.com.

IDW Celebrates Holidays with Photo Cover Month

Official Press Release

IDW Celebrates Holidays with Photo Cover Month

Vintage dioramas! Flashy cast pictures!

Details at local retailers and in the October Diamond Previews Catalog

[COBRA #8 COVER]San Diego, CA (September 27, 2011)—Proving that a picture really is worth a thousand words, IDW Publishing today announced “Photo Cover Month,” a month-long celebration featuring fun, out-of-the-box photo covers for many of IDW’s most popular series. Readers should look for the “Photo Cover Month” badge next to participating IDW comics in the October issue of Diamond Previews, in stores on Wednesday.

“I mean, who didn’t grow up building JOE or TRANSFORMERS dioramas,” asked IDW’s Hasbro editor, John Barber. “This December, IDW is helping our readers relive those glory days, plus much more!”

[G.I. JOE #8 COVER]IDW’S “Photo Cover Month” spans the comic spectrum, from vintage action figure dioramas to awesome cast photos, from COBRA to TRUE BLOOD, and from DOCTOR WHO to TRANSFORMERS. Each participating comic will feature one regular photo cover, plus a drawn cover. The photo covers vary from souped-up cast images to classic toy action shots. The complete list of participating comics is below. While many covers are included in the Diamond Previews catalog, IDW will be releasing more images throughout October.

Plus, stay tuned to IDWPublishing.com for upcoming information about other “Photo Cover Month” events.

[G.I. JOE: REAL AMERICAN HERO #173]Photo Cover Month” Comics:
G.I. JOE #8


COBRA #8 ($3.99, 32 pages, full color) will be available in stores in December. Diamond order code: OCT11 0331.
DOCTOR WHO #12 ($3.99, 32 pages, full color) will be available in stores in December. Diamond order code: OCT11 0365.
ETERNAL DESCENT VOL. II, #2 ($3.99, 32 pages, full color) will be available in stores in December. Diamond order code: OCT11 0416.
G.I. JOE #8 ($3.99, 32 pages, full color) will be available in stores in December. Diamond order code: OCT11 0329.
G.I. JOE: REAL AMERICAN HERO #173 ($3.99, 32 pages, full color) will be available in stores in December. Diamond order code: OCT11 0336.
[ETERNAL DESCENT VOL. 11, #2 COVER]TRANSFORMERS #31 ($3.99, 32 pages, full color) will be available in stores in December. Diamond order code: OCT11 0323.
TRANSFORMERS: THE DEATH OF OPTIMUS PRIME ($3.99, 32 pages, full color) will be available in stores in December. Diamond order code: OCT11 0326.
TRUE BLOOD: THE FRENCH QUARTER #5 ($3.99, 32 pages, full color) will be available in stores in December. Diamond order code: OCT11 0376.
SNAKE EYES #8 ($3.99, 32 pages, full color) will be available in stores in December. Diamond order code: OCT11 0333.
STAR TREK #4 ($3.99, 32 pages, full color) will be available in stores in December. Diamond order code: OCT11 0359.

Visit IDWPublishing.com to learn more about the company and its top-selling books.

About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s DOCTOR WHO; Toho’s Godzilla; and comics and trade collections based on novels by worldwide bestselling author, James Patterson. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints; Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.

IDW’s original horror series, 30 Days of Night, was launched as a major motion picture in October 2007 by Sony Pictures and was the #1 film in its first week of release. More information about the company can be found at IDWPublishing.com.