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Mars Attacks IDW Limited!

IDW Limited announced plans for interstellar domination today, beginning with the Mars Attacks: Attack from Space Limited-Edition Hardcover. The book collects the first five issues of the popular IDW comic series. Drawing on the rich card-based history by Topps, each of these highly collectible and rare books will be paired with hand-drawn sketch cards from a wide variety of artists, ranging from fine-art gallery painters to comic-book and trading-card artists. All of the sketch cards are official Mars Attacks sketch cards provided by Topps, and foil stamped exclusively for this limited-edition release.

Working closely with Topps, IDW Limited has selected a wide variety of top creative talent to provide original, hand-illustrated as well as hand-painted sketch-card art for this special edition. Ranging in diverse style and background, the group assembled for this book is unrivaled in experience and talent. From series artist John McCrea to alternative gallery painter Apricot Mantle to popular trading-card artist Nar!, each participant brings a unique view and twist to the Mars Attacks universe.

The roster of artists selected for the first volume includes:

Jason Adams
Ted Dastick
Alex Deligiannis
Charles Hall
Dan Duncan
Dan Harding
Gary Kezele
Miran Kim
Apricot Mantle
Chris Mason
John McCrea
Sean Pence
Tim Proctor
Eric Talbot
Chris Uminga
George Webber
Jeff Zapata

The book will be released in both Red and Blue Label offerings, with each edition being signed by the creative team of John Layman and John McCrea, housed in a custom-built tray case and paired with hand-drawn cards. Red Label books (250 total) will include one sketch card, while each Blue Label edition (50 total) will be packaged with a four-card puzzle-set.

Available for pre-order now, get your copy immediately earthlings!

MARS ATTACKS: ATTACK FROM SPACE DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$125.00; BLUE-$400; 124 pages; 11” x 7.3”; hardcover)

IDW Limited Boldly Launches Star Trek Limited Line

Today, IDW Limited announced one small step for comics and one giant leap for Star Trek fans everywhere with the launch of a new line of limited edition Star Trek books, under license by CBS Consumer Products.

Starting with Star Trek: Where No Man Has Gone Before, a deluxe hardcover collecting issues #1 – 4 of IDW’s ongoing series, IDW Limited will begin offering Trek fans a way to celebrate their fandom with a true cornerstone for their collection. The inaugural limited edition will be signed by the creative team of writer Mike Johnson and artists Tim Bradstreet and Joe Phillips. The Black and Blue editions will feature artwork by Bradstreet and Phillips, respectively.

With an exclusive all-new cover and casing, Star Trek: Where No Man Has Gone Before collects more than just the comics, it also collects signatures and artwork from the creative team behind the hit series. Each book is signed by Johnson, Bradstreet and Phillips and the Black Label contains artwork from Bradstreet while Phillips has provided full-color, hand-drawn artwork for the ultra-rare Blue Label.

You can beam yourself over and pre-order this book now.


IDW Limited Gets Dangerous!

Today, IDW Limited announced plans to offer more limited-edition covert action with a deluxe hardcover of Danger Girl/G.I. JOE. This action-packed crossover will be presented in spectacular fashion with both Black and Red Label editions poised to infiltrate the top shelf of collectors everywhere.

“The great thing about DANGER GIRL/G.I. JOE,” said John Royle, “is you don’t have to know these characters to know you’re going to enjoy this book. This is a perfect jumping-in point and a great read for longtime fans. It’s fun from the first page to the last and that’s exactly what this limited-edition version gives you. From case to cover, it’s all fun and all action!”

DANGER GIRL/G.I.JOE Limited Edition will be presented in two tiers of increasing rarity. The Red Label edition will be limited to just 175 copies, each of which is hand-numbered and signed by DANGER GIRL co-creators J. Scott Campbell and Andy Hartnell, and series artist John Royle.  The Black Label edition will be housed in a hand-built tray case and limited to only 50 copies, with each signed by the same lineup of talented creators and featuring a hand-drawn piece of art from the amazing John Royle.

DANGER GIRL/G.I.JOE is all about being over-the-top,” said IDW Limited director Jerry Bennington. “The biggest explosions, the most unforgettable Femme Fatales, the ninja-est ninjas! Everything has to be larger-than-life and that’s exactly what IDW Limited delivers with this edition. The awesome cases, the killer new covers, and the amazing artwork from John (Royle). This book EXPLODES off the page. Seriously, we tried to add a detonator but they said something about compliance issues…”

Whether you’ve got to scuba through shark-infested waters or rappel through Cobra’s rooftops, do whatever’s necessary to get to IDWLimited.com today and secure your copy.

DANGER GIRL/ G.I. JOE DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$95; BLACK-$300; 124 pages; 10” x 6.5”; Tray Cased Hardcover)

IDW Limited offers Judge Dredd: The Complete Carlos Ezquerra

IDW Limited announced plans to return to Mega City-One for Judge Dredd: The Complete Carlos Ezquerra, Volume 1 today.  This new deluxe hardcover collection will feature complete stories from the co-creators of Judge Dredd reprinted in the original black and white.

“IDW Limited’s Judge Dredd books are among the most beautiful collected editions I’ve ever seen,” said Carlos Ezquerra. “Their incredible respect for the source material has been a joy to see. When they asked if I wanted to be involved in this special edition, I couldn’t pass it up! It felt like a way to give fans something really special, and to remember and re-visit some of our first stories.”

The limited-edition book will feature two tiers: a 250-copy Red Label edition packaged in a hand-built slipcase containing a hardcover portfolio with twelve lithographs and an exclusive variant hardcover containing signatures from Judge Dredd co-creators John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra, and a 25-copy Blue Label edition presented in a tray case and featuring an original piece of art from the Dredd Father himself, Carlos Ezquerra! The Blue Label will also contain the lithograph portfolio and be signed by the co-creators of Judge Dredd.

“This series has been absolutely amazing from the start,” said IDW Limited director Jerry Bennington. “To go from the iconic Bolland to the incomparable Ezquerra is a dream come true. We have big plans for this book and for this series. If you want the best Dredd has to offer, stick with IDW Limited.”

This book is available for immediate pre-order. Citizens will proceed in an orderly fashion to IDWlimited.com to avoid the wrath of the LAW.

Judge Dredd: The Complete Carlos Ezquerra Vol. 1 DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$125.00; BLUE- $495 264 pages; 12” x 9”; hardcover)

IDW Limited says “Yo” to G.I. Joe!

Today IDW Limited announced its plans to release the first in a squad of limited -edition G.I. JOE offerings under license from Hasbro and based on its iconic G.I. JOE brand. Starting with G.I. JOE: The Complete Collection Vol. 1, IDW Limited will be preparing several fan-favorites for deployment. Featuring a blend of original art from classic artists and modern fan-favorites, these books are the elite of the elite when it comes to collectibility and presentation.

The Black Label edition (limited to 50 copies) of G.I. JOE: The Complete Collection Vol. 1 will be paired with original art from one of the most recognizable artists in G.I. JOE publishing history, Herb Trimpe. Trimpe is widely known for his run on the title during the ‘80s, much of which is collected in these pages ,and he’s brought his timeless style back to this book in the form of full-color original art pieces.

Fans of G.I. JOE will have two tiers to choose from when ordering this title. The Red Label is limited to 250 copies and signed by Larry Hama and Herb Trimpe. Presented in a special cover and custom slipcase, the book will collect more than 300 pages of Trimpe and Hama’s historic run on the series. That’s sixteen issues collected in a way designed to introduce new fans into the series and reward long-time fans with proper reading order and collection. The 50-copy Black Label will feature original art from Trimpe and a limited-edition tray case to house the book.

This is the first of a robust line of G.I. JOE offerings scheduled for the coming months. Look out for G.I. JOE: Cobra, The Last Laugh, Danger Girl/G.I. JOE and G.I. JOE: IDW Collection soon. The talent roster for these books ranges from John Royle to Russ Heath to Mike Hawthorne, with signatures from several key writers. There’s never been a better time to say “Yo!”

G.I. JOE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$125.00; BLACK- $300 300 pages; 11” x 7”; hardcover)

IDW Limited offers Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection Vol. 2 – Deluxe Edition

Following the incredible success of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The  Ultimate Collection (Vol. 1), IDW Limited announced plans to explode from the sewers for Volume 2 of the Ultimate Collection! TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman will continue his involvement with the series, providing signatures and original, hand-drawn artwork for the high-end Black Label and Blue Label editions.

The book will be offered in the IDW Limited multi-tiered system of increasing rarity, with Kevin Eastman signing each copy as well as providing complete colored artwork for the Blue Label and Black Label editions. Buyers of the Black Label edition will also be able to choose which hand-rendered Turtle brother they want to accompany their book. Many fans have dreamed about owning a consignment piece by Kevin Eastman, and IDW Limited is making that dream a reality.

Limited to 325 copies, the Red Label edition of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection, Volume 2 will be housed in a custom slipcase and personally hand-signed by Kevin Eastman. The Black Label edition, limited to 10 copies for each of the four Turtles, will be housed in handcrafted tray cases and will include an original, hand-drawn, fully colored illustration of one of the four Ninja Turtles. The extremely rare Blue Label edition will reward fans with a uniquely designed, hand-drawn, fully colored illustration by Eastman featuring all four Turtles and their master, Splinter.

With pre-orders effective immediately at http://www.idwlimited.com/series/tmnt.html, this book is going to disappear faster than ninjas in a blackout!

TMNT: ULTIMATE COLLECTION (Vol. 2) DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$125.00/BLACK-$350.00/BLUE-$495.00; 272 pages; 9” x 12”; hardcover) is now available for pre-order.

IDW Limited releases Transformers: Art of the Fall of Cybertron – Red Label Deluxe Hardcover

IDW Limited announced its plan today to offer a deluxe limited edition of Transformers: Art of the Fall of Cybertron. Based on the Transformers brand from Hasbro, the book is a collection of the art and set descriptions for the smash-hit videogame of the same name, produced by High Moon Studios and published by Activision. The limited-edition book will be offered in a special IDW Red Label edition complete with slipcase, new cover and a portfolio of 10 limited-edition lithographs.

This edition of Transformers: Art of the Fall of Cybertron will be presented in an exclusive to IDW Limited cover and housed in a custom-built slipcase featuring unique art elements. Limited to only 250 copies, each book will include a special hardcover portfolio containing 10 limited-edition lithographs.

Art of the Fall of Cybertron chronicles the development of the sequel to 2010’s Transformers: War for Cybertron by High Moon Studios. The game was an award-winning success, portraying the world of the Transformers in a way that hadn’t been done in previous adaptations, and the sequel built upon that success to reach even greater heights.

This title is the second limited-edition Transformers release from IDW Limited and comes on the heels of their Transformers: The IDW Collection (Vol. 1), a book that experienced almost instant sell-outs in both Blue and Black Label categories. Autobot fans and Decepticon enthusiasts will have plenty more to covet in the coming months as well.

TRANSFORMERS: ART OF THE FALL OF CYBERTRON DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$100.00; 200 pages; 9” x 12”; hardcover) is now available for pre-order.

IDW Limited Releases Signed Edition of Judge Dredd: The Complete Brian Bolland

IDW Limited announced plans today to enter the field of law enforcement. Starting with Judge Dredd: The Complete Brian Bolland, IDW Limited will begin offering deluxe hardcover editions of the Judge Dredd reprint program. Featuring signatures from top Judge Dredd talent and the original creators, this will be the definitive line for fans of the smash 2000 A.D. series.  This first offering includes signatures from iconic artist Brian Bolland as well as the co-creator of Judge DreddJohn Wagner.

This Red Label book is limited to just 325 copies. Fans will receive a deluxe hardcover book housed in a hand-built, custom-designed slipcase featuring artwork from Brian BollandNot only has each book has been signed by Bolland and original Judge Dredd co-creator/writer John Wagner, they’re also accompanied by a hardcover artist’s portfolio containing a dozen limited-edition lithographs depicting key covers and the most memorable moments from Bolland’s iconic run on Judge Dredd. Stamped and hand-numbered, these collector’s-edition books push the boundaries of awesomeness to their legal limits.

Available for pre-order now, these books will be rolling out the door faster than a high-explosive round. And don’t worry, there’s more than one round in this chamber: details on a limited-edition Carlos Ezquerra book won’t be far behind.

Judge Dredd: The Complete Brian Bolland DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$125.00; 316 pages; 9.2″ x 1″ x 12″; hardcover)

IDW Limited releases first book in a series of Transformers Deluxe Hardcovers

IDW Limited announced its plan to begin “rolling out” a series of Transformers deluxe hardcover books starting with Transformers: The IDW Collection, Volume 1. This first Transformers title from IDW Limited sets the tone for what’s to come by tapping six key Transformers artists and writers to provide signatures and original artwork. With a second volume already in development, IDW Limited is letting Transformers fans know they’ll have plenty to be excited about in coming months.

Transformers: The IDW Collection, Volume 1 Deluxe Limited Edition will be released in the multi-tiered rarity approach of previous IDW Limited books. There are Red, Black and Blue label editions of the book and each one is signed by the all-star team of E.J. Su, Casey Coller, Alex Milne, Marcelo Matere, Simon Furman and Shane McCarthy. To acquire signatures and original artwork for this special deluxe edition, tens of thousands of miles were logged as well as countless man-hours. It’s this level of dedication to the fan base that makes IDW Limited’s offerings so special.

Adding to the personal touch of this first Transformers book, the buyers of the Black Label edition will be able to choose their original artwork from one of three all-star series artists; Alex Milne, Marcelo Matere or Casey Coller. Fan favorite E.J. Su will be providing full-color illustrations for the 10 Blue Label copies of this spectacular project. From Optimus Prime and Megatron to Hot Rod or Shockwave, the artists have equally represented each of the fans’ favorite characters.

The book is presented with an exclusive IDW Limited cover and housed in custom built casing featuring unique art elements. IDW Limited Red Label edition is limited to 275 copies, each one packaged in a lush custom slip case and signed by the six key creators tapped for the project.  The three artist specific Black Label editions are signed as well and limited to 10 copies each. The rare Blue Label edition, limited to just 10 total copies, contains an incredible, original, hand-drawn multi-character illustration from E.J. Su. Both Blue and Black Label editions of this book will come housed in a hand built tray case.

Transformers: The IDW Collection, Volume 1 Deluxe Limited Edition is now available for pre-order. In addition to the IDW Collection series, deluxe limited edition versions of Transformers: Last Stand of the Wreckers and Transformers: The Art of the Fall of Cybertron are in development for early 2013.

TRANSFORMERS: THE IDW COLLECTION, VOL. 1 DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$125.00/BLACK-$300.00/BLUE – $400; 388 pages; 11” x 7.3”; hardcover)

IDW Limited Releases Alan Robert’s Crawl To Me Deluxe Hardcover Edition

IDW Limited is pleased to announce a special new limited edition hardcover of Alan Robert’s Crawl To Me. From rock star to all-star comic creator, Life of Agony’s Alan Robert brings intensity and electricity to everything he does. This critically acclaimed, award-winning mini-series will be presented in a custom case and cover, with hand-drawn artwork by the book’s creator and artist. Presented in the multi-tiered IDW Limited fashion, fans will be able to select the level of original artwork and casing they’d like to purchase according to their budget and desire.

Crawl To Me is both written and illustrated by Robert, with a beautifully painted dust jacket by artist menton3 of Monocyte fame. It’s part psychological thriller and part haunted house story. Ain’t it Cool News praised it as being “Gorgeous and terrifying,” while Fangoria raved, “Readers will be blown away by the story and art of this psychological thriller.”  Crawl To Me was awarded Best Mini-Series of the Year by ComicMonsters.com and Hollywood is already taking notice. Crawl To Me is currently in development to become a live-action feature film, with a screenplay penned by screenwriters T.J Cimfel and David White.

Just in time for Halloween, fans will be able to pick up this haunting tale that’s equal parts trick and treat. Alan Robert is a man of many talents, and they are fully on display in the pages of Crawl To Me. The book is available for pre-order immediately on www.idwlimited.com with a ship date of mid-November.

ALAN ROBERT’S CRAWL TO ME DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$100.00/BLACK-$250.00; 128 pages; 7.5” x 11”; hardcover) is now available for pre-order

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