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Big Week for Yoe! Books

Official Press Release

Big Week for Yoe! Books
USA Today names “Bob Powell’s Terror” as Number 4 on its Best Graphic Novels of 2011 list

San Diego, CA (December 19, 2011) –This week already looked to be a big one for IDW Publishing and its imprint, Yoe! Books with the launch of a newly revamped website (http://yoebooks.com), but that turned out to be only the beginning.

First, Mark Hamill tweeted about his love for the imprint, saying “I keep buying books from YoeBooks.com as gifts, then keeping them for myself! Amazing 3D, Popeye, Jetta, Carl Barks, Madhouse – check it out!”
Finally, USA Today chose BOB POWELL’S TERROR, as its number four graphic novel of the year, referring to Eisner winner Craig Yoe as “the comic-book genre’s master archaeologist.”
Bob Powell was a master 1950s horror cartoonist delineating some of the most imaginative and incredibly drawn comics in the horror comic book genre. From terrifying ghouls to tantalizing girls, BOB POWELL’S TERROR collects the best of Powell’s creations.
This beautifully designed, 148-page, library-quality, full-color hardback book is Volume 2 in The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics series. The first volume, still available, is DICK BRIEFER’S FRANKENSTEIN, released last Halloween to great acclaim.
BOB POWELL’S TERROR ($24.99, 148 pages, hard cover, full color) is now available in stores. Diamond order code AUG110387; ISBN 978-1-61377-067-3.

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.