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IDW Publishing Previews – 5/30/12

Ghostbusters #9

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Schoening, Tristan Jones (c)

New York City doesn’t have a monopoly on the supernatural, and it was only a matter of time before apparitions in other areas were enhanced by the expansion of psychokinetic energy! HAUNTED AMERICA finds the Ghostbusters venturing out far beyond the comfortable confines of the Empire State. So grab some snacks and get ready… it’ll be the most spirited road trip of the year!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Hawken #4 (of 6)

Tim & Ben Truman (w) • Tim Truman (a & c)

The Trumans continue to redefine the western horror genre! Just a haunted old man with a blind mule, a bulldog, two rusty colt pistols and a heart full of hatred. What chance does he have against a train full of vengeful ghosts and a party of thugs thirsting for blood? Hell, probably none. The bloodiest, most bizarre adventure tale of the year continues!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Monocyte #4 (of 4)

menton3, Kasra Ghanbari (w) • menton3 (a & c)

The world is in in chaos. Monocyte makes his way to Azrael as the human slaves are freed… Series conclusion with art by menton3 (ZvR: Aventure, Silent Hill) and co-written by Kasra Ghanbari with an incentive cover by world-renowned fine artist Phil Hale and side stories by legendary fine artist/illustrator Barron Storey (Sandman: Endless Nights) and superstar horror writer Steve Niles (30 Days of Night, Criminal Macabre).

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Next Men: Aftermath #43

John Byrne (w & a & c)

The world is broken, time is out of joint—but the surviving Next Men are about to discover it may not be entirely their fault.  A familiar face returns, but will it be good news or bad for our ragged band?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Road Rage #4 (of 4)

Richard Matheson, Chris Ryall (w) • Rafa Garres (a & c)

The harrowing conclusion of the first-ever comic adaptation of Richard Matheson’s classic, Duel. It’s just Mann and his damaged car trying to survive the final onslaught of a murderous and crazed trucker, as brought to life by Matheson, Chris Ryall, and artist Rafa Garres.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow #13

Chuck Dixon (w) • Robert Atkins (a) • Atkins x 2 (c)

“Serpent’s Shadow,” part 1! SNAKE EYES returns to Japan to re-join the Arashikage clan to team with STORM SHADOW. Their target: the new COBRA COMMANDER! Will the most dangerous JOE turn his back on his loyalties and his friends just to bring down the new COBRA leader? Only HE knows! And G.I. JOE master penciller Robert Atkins is back on art!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #9

Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Tim Bradstreet, Joe Phillips (c)

The countdown to the next STAR TREK movie continues here in “The Return of the Archons!” Kirk, Spock and the crew search for a lost Starfleet ship that may hold clues to the future of the entire Federation. TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci oversees this latest chapter in the ongoing adventures of the starship Enterprise!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek TNG/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #1

Scott & David Tipton with Tony Lee (w) • J.K. Woodward (a) • Woodward, David Messina (c)

They said it would never happen! Nearly five decades and 1500 episodes in the making! The two greatest science-fiction properties of all time cross over for the first time in history, in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION2!

When the Federation’s most terrifying enemy strikes an unholy alliance with one of the Doctor’s most hated antagonists, the result is devastation on a cosmic scale! Spanning the ends of space and time itself, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the USS Enterprise find themselves joining forces with the Doctor and his companions, with the fate of the galaxy hanging in the balance!

Written by Scott and David Tipton, the authors of the critically acclaimed Star Trek: Infestaion, and featuring the beautiful painted artwork of J.K. Woodward (Fallen Angel), this is the adventure that both Trekkers and Whovians have waited for all their lives! Geronimo? Make it so!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ongoing #10

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Dan Duncan (a) • Duncan, Eastman (c)

This May, enter… THE SHREDDER!

(What else need be said?!)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Robots in Disguise Ongoing #5

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Casey Coller, Griffith (c)

TORN APART FROM WITHIN! Tensions reach a breaking point—a new arrival on Cybertron tips the scales and violence erupts! Will Bumblebee be able to stop his own allies? Plus: Ironhide reveals a secret that will redefine the future of the Transformers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Zombies (Chilling Archives of Horror Comics)

Jack Cole, Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Wally Wood, Gene Colan, Lou Cameron, Reed Crandall, & more (w & a) • Lee Elias (c)

From the banned 1950s horror comics that Dr. Fredric Wertham, The U.S. Senate, and mothers didn’t want innocent children to devour comes a terrifying and timely anthology of comics of the undead…”Zombies”.  These gruesome mini-masterpieces are hauntingly delineated by some of the Golden Age’s greatest artists at their very best. The nightmarish scripts of the unstoppable living dead will make your spine freeze over in terror! Edited and designed by Eisner winner Craig Yoe with an introduction by the host of the popular “The Horrors of It All” vintage comics blog, Steve “Karswell” Banes. “Zombies” follows in the footsteps of “Dick Briefer’s Frankenstein” and “Bob Powell’s Terror.”

HC • FC • $21.99 • 148 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-213-3

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