IDW PUBLISHING Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013

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Popeye #10

Written By: Roger Langridge

Art By: Vince Musacchia

Cover By: Vince Musacchia

Variant cover By: Craig Yoe

Description: AMERICAN TOAR! Toar, that big mountain of a man, wants to become an American citizen… but it’s only by going toe-to-toe with Popeye that he can prove he’s got what it takes! Plus: Sappo and Wotasnozzle go on a picnic and meet the scariest ants you’ll ever see!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Classic Popeye #7

Written By: Bud Sagendorf

Art By: Bud Sagendorf

Cover By: Bud Sagendorf

Description: Ahoy! Emblazoned with yet another great spinach-fueled cover by Bud Sagendorf it get’s even better inside as Popeye plummets big apes inside. Why, in one glorious, mound-blowing panel our one-eyed sailor boy even wallops 25 ruffians at once! An illustrated text feature, two one-pagers, three hilarious comic book stories and one of those features everybody’s favorite character Wimpy in “Thimble Theater Presents Mr. J. W. Wimpy in a Tale of Brains vs. Work Entitled ‘Who Won’ -or- “The Fleeter of Foot Emerges Victorious”. An archival reprint of Popeye #7 from the Golden Age in 1949. Not to be missed, ya swabs!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• A perfect companion to the new Popeye series!

• Bud Sagendorf’s classic tales, lovingly restored!

Classic Popeye, Vol. 1

Written By: Bud Sagendorf

Art By: Bud Sagendorf

Cover By: Bud Sagendorf

Description: Re-presenting the classic Popeye comic book series that debuted in 1948 by Bud Sagendorf, the long-time assistant to creator E.C. Segar! Carefully reproduced from the original comic books and lovingly restored, Volume 1 contains issues #1–4, with stories such as “That’s What I Yam,” “Ghost Island,” and “Dead Valley.” Also includes all of Sagendorf’s gloriously funny one-pagers.

HC • FC • $29.99 • 212 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-557-8

Bullet points:

• “These are well done reprints that are worth checking out – and the perfect companion to the new Popeye series IDW is producing.” –Pendragon’s Post

My Little Pony Micro-Series: #1 (of 6): Twilight Sparkle

Written By: Thom Zahler

Cover By: Amy Mebberson and Thom Zahler

Variant Cover By: Sabrina Alberghetti

My Little Pony: Micro-Series #1—Subscription Variant Available!

Description: Introducing the first of six spotlights focusing on everyone’s favorite Ponies! Twilight Sparkle becomes enthralled in a literary masterpiece. Dismayed to hear the series never continued, Twilight goes on a quest to hunt down the reclusive author, Jade Singer. It will take all of the studious Pony’s detective skill to find the author, and twists and turns abound! Don’t miss this adventure in imagination!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Continuing the smash My Little Pony phenomenon!

• The first-ever My Little Pony solo comic book!

• Variant cover by My Little Pony senior storyboard artist Sabrina Alberghetti!

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #4

Written By: Katie Cook

Art By: Andy Price

Cover By: Stephanie Buscema and Andy Price

Variant Cover By: Amanda Conner

Description: Their epic quest nearing its end, the Mane 6 reach the Changeling Kingdom and find themselves at the mercy of Queen Chrysalis! A sinister offer threatens to tear the group apart before they can save the day. Will friendship prevail over the Queen’s nefarious plan?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• The end of the first blockbuster MY LITTLE PONY comic book storyline!

Godzilla #10

Written By: Duane Swierczynski

Art By: Simon Gane

Cover By: Bob Eggleton

Variant Cover By: Matt Frank

Description: Earth is ravaged by the Space Monsters! With Earth’s kaiju trapped on Monster Island, the planet is seemingly doomed. Until Boxer decides to undo all of his hard work and stage the biggest prison break of all time!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• More monsters than you can shake a stick at!!

Godzilla: Half-Century War # 5 (of 5)

Written By: James Stokoe

Art By: James Stokoe

Cover By: James Stokoe

Variant Cover By: Simon Roy

Description: Ota Murakami has fought Godzilla for fifty years. The decades have been hard on Ota, and he is seemingly no closer to his goal. Now, in the frozen wastes of Antarctica, the end of the world beckons. Ota and Ken gear up for a deadly final battle, and only one beast will be left standing at its end! This is the book you’ll be talking about for years! Don’t miss it!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• The epic conclusion to the critical favorite that IGN calls “a truly wonderful comic book.”

Ghostbusters #1

Written By: Erik Burnham

Art By: Dan Schoening and Eric Burnham

Covers By: Dan Schoening

Variant Cover By: Xermanico

Ghostbusters #1—Subscription Variant Available!

Description: The Ghostbusters are gone, spirited away by some dastardly demons from another dimension! But spectral shenanigans haven’t ceased in the city that never sleeps, meaning a new group will need to step up and don the proton packs. Will the New Ghostbusters be able to rescue their predecessors, or will they share the same fate? The Ghostbusters creative super-team of Erik Burnham and Dan Schoening return to bust out more ectoplasmic excitement in this all-new Ghostbusters ongoing volume!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Picks up where the first mega-hit IDW ongoing GHOSTBUSTERS series left off!

• Features all-new REAL GHOSTBUSTERS 2-page back-up stories written and drawn by Erik Burnham in every issue!

• Four covers by Dan Schoening, each featuring one of The New Ghostbusters!

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #187

Written By: Larry Hama

Art By: S L Gallant

Variant Sketch Cover By: Larry Hama

Description: Things have gotten dangerous for G.I. JOE in Benzheen: the countdown for the activation of a nuclear warhead has begun and a rescue mission led by LT. FALCON struggles to rescue a team of captured G.I. JOE members. Can the team make it out of the blast radius in time? As the clock ticks down in Benzheen, JINX has been sent on a secret mission by DUKE and HAWK… where old enemies resurface once more!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE: Civil War Compendium

Written By: Chuck Dixon and Mike Costa

Art By: Javier Saltares, Wil Rosado, Ron Adrian, Robert Atkins, Agustin Padilla, Alberto Muriel, Casey Maloney, Antonio Fuso, Chee and Werther Dell’Edera

Cover By: Antonio Fuso

Description: COBRA COMMANDER is dead! Who will take over? A deadly competition within COBRA ensues and G.I. JOE is in their sites. “Cobra Civil War” spanned the G.I. JOE, SNAKE EYES, and COBRA series, and this massive volume collects all the stories in proper reading order.

TPB • FC • $49.99 • 564 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-561-5

Bullet points:

• Over 24 issues in all!

Offered Again!

G.I. JOE: Retaliation Movie Prequel TPB• FC • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-272-0

G.I. JOE: Roots of Retaliation TPB• FC • $14.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-203-4

G.I. JOE #1

Written By: Fred Van Lente

Art By: Steve Kurth

Cover By: Juan Doe,Kurth

G.I. JOE “Comics History” Varaint Cover By: Ryan Dunlavey and Fred Van Lente

Wraparound Variant Cover By: Jamal Igle (featuring the new team—All three new G.I. JOE launches will have one)!

G.I. JOE #1—Subscription Variant Available!

Description: YO JOE! The truth is out: the world knows the G.I. JOE team is real. Now Duke leads his squad directly into the public eye, confronting COBRA on American soil! The best of the best just got better, as Fred Van Lente and Steve Kurth lead the charge and we roll out one new G.I. Joe title a month for the next three months!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• The biggest, most radical relaunch of G.I. JOE comics since IDW got the license!

• Bigger action, bigger thrills, bigger stories!

• Great jumping-on point for the entire G.I. JOE line of comics!

• Superstar writer Fred Van Lente (Hercules, Archer & Armstrong) joins hot artist Steve Kurth (Avengers vs. X-Men: Consequences, Ultimate Iron Man)

G.I. JOE: Disavowed, Vol. 7

Written By: Brandon Jerwa

Art By: Tim Seeley and Emiliano Santalucia

Cover By: The Sharp Bros.

Description: The conclusion of G.I. JOE: Disavowed! The final three parts of “Union of the Snake” see G.I. JOE’s new Commanding Officer take over as the decision is made to take COBRA out once and for all. In the two-part series “Dawn of the Shadows” G.I. JOE, after many losses, must find a way to fight a new enemy.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 164 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-562-2

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #39–43.

Dungeons & Dragons Classics, Vol. 4

Written By: Dan Mishkin

Art By: Jan Duursema and Tom Mandrake

Cover By: Jan Duursema (c)

Description: The adventure continues in Dungeons & Dragons Classics, Vol. 4 as Kyriani, the beautiful half-elf, finds one of her lovers murdered as the City Watch arrives. On the run, she must solve the mystery but there is more at stake then she realizes. Also, Onyx embarks on a journey to uncover ancient treasure but finds some unexpected companions along the way. Finally, in the final story arc, “Rites and Wrongs,” Conner returns to Waterdeep and Vajra joins him on one last quest.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 264 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-560-8

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #27–36 of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

Magic: The Gathering―Path of Vengeance #4 (of 4)

Written By: Matt Forbeck

Art By: Martin Coccolo

Cover By: Alex Horley

Variant Cover By: menton3

Description: THE FINAL SHOWDOWN! Dack Fayden confronts Sifa Grent in a battle that may be too much for the Planeswalker thief. With the fate of Ravnica hanging in the balance, Dack must rally all his strength to put an end to the villainous Sifa once and for all!

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

Bullet points:

• This issue includes an exclusive, alternate art playable Magic: The Gathering card!

Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror #1

Written By: Roger Langridge

Art By: J. Bone

Cover By: Walter Simonson

Variant Black & White Cover By: Walter Simonson

Subscription Variant Available!

Description: You wanted more Rocketeer… and you’ve got it! Missing scientists! Plucky girl reporters! Betty and Cliff on the rocks! The mysterious Church of Cosmicism! And who is the sinister Otto Rune? Pulp thrills the way you like them as the Rocketeer comes up against a brand-new adversary in… “The Hollywood Horror!”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Eisner Award-winning writer Roger Langridge and Eisner-nominated artist J. Bone offer their take on Dave Stevens’ greatest creation! With covers by the legendary Walter Simonson!

Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom

Written By: Mark Waid

Art By: Chris Samnee

Cover By: Chris Samnee

Description: Cliff Secord and the Rocketeer take to the skies once again as Mark Waid and Chris Samnee spin a yarn in the best tradition of Dave Stevens, bringing us a tale of great adventure, suspense, and humor! A ship docks in Los Angeles harbor from a far-off and exotic locale—with a big, mysterious… and living… cargo! Danger and mayhem abound as our hero leaps into the fray! Plus, the emergence of a lovely new character who will be vying against Betty for Cliff’s affections!

HC • FC • $21.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-565-3

*Note – All Direct market copies will have an exclusive dust jacket, only available on the first printing!

Bullet points:

• The Rocketeer is back, courtesy of Eisner Award-winning team Mark Waid & Chris Samnee!

The Crow: Skinning the Wolves #3 (of 3)

Written By: James O’Barr and Jim Terry

Art By: James O’Barr and Jim Terry

Cover By: James O’Barr

Variant Cover By: Jim Terry

Description: With the camp in chaos and bloodshed, the Crow moves in for the final stage of his deadly chess game with the Commandant. Layers of tragedy are peeled away as the mystery of his death and the catalyst of his vengeance are revealed—it is the Endgame, and the Crow will not rest until his mad thirst for retribution is sated…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Crow: Death and Rebirth

Written By: John Shirley

Art By: Kevin Colden

Cover By: Kyle Hotz

Description: THE CROW is reborn—in Tokyo. The spirit of the Crow is back, transfiguring Jamie Osterberg, an American studying in Tokyo and deeply in love with his Japanese girlfriend, Haruko… until the love of his life is stolen. The Crow must once more make the wrong thing right—but this time he might have to do it by killing his own true love…

HC • FC • $24.99 • 128 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-558-5

Judge Dredd #4

Written By: Duane Swierczynski

Art By: Nelson Daniel and Inaki Miranda

Cover By: Zach Howard and Nelson Daniel

Variant Cover By: Nick Percival

Description: Kidnappers are jacking the DNA of some of Mega-City One’s most elite citizens, then growing clones to torture on live TV — unless the elite pay up big-time. There’s only one Judge tough enough to stop them, and he’s just signed on to be the bagman. But a double-cross within the Justice Department sends Dredd straight into the crosshairs of hundreds of perps who would love to relieve a Judge of all that money.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Back-up story features stunning art by acclaimed artist Inaki Miranda!

Judge Dredd: The Complete Carlos Ezquerra, Vol. 1

Written By: John Wagner

Art By: Carlos Ezquerra

Cover By: Carlos Ezquerra

Description: Return to the legendary stories from Mega-City 1 in this first collection of tales illustrated by Carlos Ezquerra! Reprinted in classic B&W and featuring a wealth of complete stories.

HC • B&W • $49.99 • 248 pages • 9.25” x 12” • ISBN 978-1-61377-550-9

Bullet points:

• The work of Judge Dredd co-creator Carlos Ezquerra, the way it was meant to be seen!

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time#2 (of 12)

Written By: Scott and David Tipton

Art By: Lee Sullivan

Cover By: Francesco Francavilla

Variant Cover By: Lee Sullivan

Variant Second Doctor Cover By: photo

Description: Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! Oh my giddy aunt! It’s time to break out the recorders, as the Second Doctor takes the spotlight in this issue of a 12-part epic adventure featuring all 11 incarnations of the Doctor!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Ask your retailer about the Lee Sullivanincentive cover!

• Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover featuring the Second Doctor as portrayed by Patrick Troughton!

• Each issue will include an essay on the featured Doctor by prominent Whovians. Next up: producer, director, and script editor for Big Finish Productions, John Ainsworth!

Doctor Who #6

Written By: Andy Diggle

Art By: Craig Hamilton

Cover By: Mark Buckingham

Variant Cover By: photo

Description: The Eye of Ashaya, Part 2 of 2: Amy and Rory’s holiday aboard a luxury star-liner has turned into a game of “to catch a thief” as class warfare threatens to break out on the ship. And what’s the Doctor been distracted with in the bowels of the TARDIS?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover!

• The adventures of fan-favorite companions Amy and Rory continue here!

Doctor Who: The Forgotten

Written By: Tony Lee

Art By: Pia Guerra, Stefano Martino and Kelly Yates

Cover By: Ben Templesmith

Description: DOCTOR WHO: THE FORGOTTEN presented in an oversized hard cover collection! Stranded in a strange museum that’s dedicated to him, and with The TARDIS lost, The Doctor and Martha Jones must make sense of their surroundings, hindered by one small fact–The Doctor has lost the memories of every one of his previous incarnations! With items relevant to each Doctor in their possession, The Doctor and Martha must try to use them to regain total recall before it’s too late.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 160 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-559-2

Bullet points:


Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #2 (of 4)

Written By: Mike Johnson

Cover By: David Messina

Variant Cover By: photo

Description: Don’t miss the next chapter in this exclusive comics prequel to next summer’s blockbuster STAR TREK movie! New characters and new conflicts threaten Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise in this all-new story overseen by STAR TREK movie writer/producer Roberto Orci!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Ask your retailer about the totally unique CGC-Graded variant cover! Limited to 100 copies only, each issue of the prequel will have one! The only copies of this unique variant will be graded!

Star Trek #18

Written By: Mike Johnson and Ryan Parrott

Art By: Claudia Balboni

Cover By: Tim Bradstreet

Variant Sketch Cover By: Tim Bradstreet

Variant Cover By: photo

Description: The countdown to next summer’s STAR TREK movie series continues here in the pages of the hit ongoing comics series! This issue puts the brave and beautiful Uhura in the spotlight as we learn new secrets about her past and witness her first meeting with Spock! Don’t miss this all-new tale overseen by Trek movie writer/producer Roberto Orci!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek The Next Generation: Hive

Written By: Brannon Braga, Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett

Art By: Joe Corroney

Cover By: Joe Corroney

Description: In the distant future the entire galaxy has been completely assimilated by Borg and it’s king… Locutus! The only hope for the future lies in the past, in the hands of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Starship Enterprise—as Picard faces off against the Borg collective in one final, terrifying, and definitive encounter!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-566-0

Bullet points:

• Brannon Braga is one of the writers most associated with the Star Trek Franchise, including the two-part series finale of TNG, “All Good Things…”

Transformers: Robots in Disguise Ongoing #14

Written By: John Barber

Art By: Andrew Griffith

Cover By: Andrew Griffith and Casey Coller

Variant Cover By: Marcelo Matere

Description: FALL OF THE AUTOBOTS! The day the AUTOBOTS hoped would never arrive… is here. CYBERTRON is burning, BUMBLEBEE’s government is crumbling, and the end is near! Sides are chosen… and heroes fall.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• RID’s first mega-arc reaches its penultimate issue!

• Secrets are revealed and answers are at hand!

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #14

Written By: James Roberts

Art By: Alex Milne

Cover By: Milne, Nick Roche

Variant Cover By: Marcelo Matere

Description: THE RETURN OF OVERLORD! Locked in a secret cell underneath the Lost Light, hidden from the crew, a DECEPTICON psychopath is talking without opening his mouth… and an AUTOBOT with needles for fingers is about to make the biggest mistake of his life.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• The return of the most eagerly-awaited Decepticon in the history of MTMTE!

• The story every issue has been building to is HERE!

Transformers Spotlight: Megatron

Written By: Nick Roche

Art By: Nick Roche

Written By: Nick Roche and Livio Ramondelli

Variant Cover By: Clayton Crain

Description: MEGATRON IS BACK! Writer/artist Nick Roche (Last Stand of the Wreckers) takes us back to the last time MEGATRON returned—when he found his DECEPTICON forces in tatters under the control of STARSCREAM. In this never-before-revealed tale, we learn exactly how Megatron reacted… and how Starscream survived!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Written and drawn by LAST STAND OF THE WRECKERS’s Nick Roche!

• Ties directly into this month’s ROBOTS IN DISGUISE!

Transformers: Regeneration One #88

Written By: Simon Furman

Art By: Andrew Wildman

Cover By: Andrew Wildman and Guido Guidi

Variant Cover By: Geoff Senior

Description: WAR IN THE CITY! Anarchy reigns on the streets of Iacon as SCORPONOK’s grip tightens further, and those AUTOBOTS still willing and able to resist look to their absent leader—who is on an endangered list all of his own. Beneath the surface of CYBERTRON, HOT ROD runs for his life, locked on a collision

course with his maker, PRIMUS!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:


• Hot Rod makes a fateful decision!

Transformers: Prime—Rage of the Dinobots #4 (of 4)

Written By: Mike Johnson and Mairghread Scott

Art By: Agustin Padilla

Cover By: Ken Christiansen

Inter-connected Variant Cover By: Nick Roche

TV series character cover!

Description: DINOBOT WAR! GRIMLOCK leads the DINOBOTS against SHOCKWAVE’s troops—and the results won’t be pretty! With SWOOP under SER-KET’s control, it’s an all-or-nothing battle of DINOBOT versus PREDACON—with the fate of CYBERTRON hanging on every punch, blast, jab, and bite! Don’t miss the senses-shattering conclusion to this mind-blowing miniseries!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• The Dinobots tear up Cybertron!

• Directly leads in to the future of TRANSFORMERS: PRIME!

Jericho: Season 4 # 5 (of 5)

Written By: Kalinda Vazquez

Art By: Andrew Currie

Cover By: photo

Description: The grand finale of Jericho Season Four changes everything! The future hangs in the balance as Jake Green and Robert Hawkins are faced with a terrible choice, one that could change destiny for the residents of Jericho… and the Allied States of America! Don’t miss the stunning conclusion of Jericho, brought to you by the writing staff of the acclaimed series!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Epic conclusion!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Animated, Vol. 1

Written By: various

Art By: various

Cover By: various

Description: The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are coming out of the sewers and back to your TV screen! And TMNT Animated adapts these kinetic, fast, action-packed episodes into comic book form! Read along and re-live the cartoon action with Leo, Don, Mike, Raph, Splinter, April and Shredder in these young reader volumes.

TPB • FC • $7.99 • 112 pages • 5” x 7” • ISBN 978-1-61377-613-1

Bullet points:

• From the all-new animated adventures!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #50 Treasury Edition

Written By: Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird

Art By: Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird

Cover By: Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird

Description: A deluxe treasury-sized version of a classic! Presenting the landmark silent 50th issue of Eastman & Laird’s TMNT. Part one of the epic 13 issue City At War Arc, reprinting the original layouts in fantastic, oversized glory… bonus pin-ups from Todd McFarlane, Walter Simonson, Erik Larsen and more!

BW • 72 pages • 9.25” x 14.25” • $9.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics #9

Written By: Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird and Michael Dooley

Art By: Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird and Michael Dooley

Cover By: Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird and Michael Dooley

Description: A young man wakes screaming from a recurring dream about samurais in battle. Elsewhere, Master Splinter meditates and senses someone… SOMETHING… is searching for him. Find out what it all means in this newly colored reprint of the TMNT classic!

FC • 38 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #19

Written By: Tom Waltz and Kevin Eastman (w) •

Art By: Ben Bates

Cover By: Ben Bates abd Kevin Eastman

Variant Cover By: Nicholas Pitarra

Description: Time is running out for the Neutrino people at the mercy of General Krang. Up against incredible odds, Turtles and NRF forces devise a sneak attack against Krang and his army. Meanwhile, April desperately continues to search for info on the Turtles’ location at Stockgen, and Karai gets deeper into her own undercover mission!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Cosmic chaos of the Turtle variety!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secret History of the Foot Clan #3 (of 4)

Written By: Mateus Santolouco and Erik Burnham

Art By: Mateus Santolouco

Cover By: Mateus Santolouco

Variant Cover By: Ross Campbell

Description: In Feudal Japan, Oroku Saki seizes control of the Foot Clan the only way he knows how… through blood and deceit! But what role will Hamato Yoshi play in his ascent? In the present day, the battle for the Secret of the Foot reaches a fever pitch as Turtles and Foot clash in an epic rematch!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Secrets revealed both in the past and present!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 4: Sins Of The Fathers

Written By: Tom Waltz and Kevin Eastman

Art By: Andy Kuhn

Cover By: Andy Kuhn

Description: The forces of good and evil marshal on multiple fronts in “Sins of the Fathers.” The Turtles have a new mission, but Shredder’s ambitions could put an end to it before they begin. Plus, Krang unveils his master plan! How far will the Turtles go to defend themselves?

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-568-4

Bullet points:

• Collects issues # 9 – 12 of the hit series!

Mars Attacks #7

Written By: John Layman

Art By: John McCrea

Cover By: John McCrea

Variant Cover By: Dan Brereton

Description: Little Tommy Bailey was a bright boy with a vivid imagination. It’s no wonder why no one believed his warnings of an invasion from space. But his discovery just might save his life, and his dog’s! Also, what role will the mysterious organization Novas Vira play in the invasion? Don’t miss any of the action in this runaway hit series!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet Points:

• Each issue of this arc comes polybagged with a Mars Attacks card featuring the variant cover art!

• Variant covers for this arc depict scenes that occur 30 seconds after famous cards from the original set from 1962! This issue’s “30 Seconds Later” cover comes courtesy of Dan Brereton (The Nocturnals)!

Mars Attacks, Vol. 1: Attack From Space

Written By: John Layman

Art By: John McCrea

Cover By: John McCrea

Description: The invasion begins! The first stories of an all-new MARS ATTACKS universe are here, bringing outrageous action and dark humor to the comics page. Eisner-winning writer John Layman (Chew) is joined by Eisner-winning artist John McCrea (Hitman) to sound the alarm. Beware! The Martians are coming!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-421-2

Bullet points:

• “Pure escapist fantasy and it’s a very well done book art-wise. But most of all, it’s fun.” – Geeks of Doom

The High Ways #2 (of 4)

Written By: John Byrne

Art By: John Byrne

Cover By: John Byrne

Description: The mystery deepens as Marilyn and Eddie explore Europa and find much more than they expected. And just why is Cagney suddenly so eager to leave?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Hollows # 3 (of 4)

Written By: Chris Ryall

Art By: Sam Kieth

Cover By: Sam Kieth

Description: The Hollows are closing in on Kobayashi, and he’s running out of time to help Lani, Urp, and the rest of the survivors! Sam Kieth and Chris Ryall present the penultimate chapter of their unique tale of hope and despair amidst the smoky ruins of near-future Tokyo.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Locke & Key: Ω #3 (of 6)

Written By: Joe Hill

Art By: Gabriel Rodriguez

Cover By: Gabriel Rodriguez

Variant Photo Cover By:  Shane Leonard

As Kinsey Locke and the other students head to a dance at Lovecraft Academy, the demonic Dodge gathers shadowy forces of his own and enacts his evil endgame. The “Last Dance” begins here.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Only 4 issues of Locke & Key left!

Locke & Key: Head Games Special Edition

Written By: Joe Hill

Art By: Gabriel Rodriguez

Description: The wonder-inspiring second collection of Locke & Key is re-presented here in a stunning oversized volume. Includes “Head Games” #1–6 plus Joe Hill’s original scripts, all specially packaged under a leather and foil cover for long-term enjoyment.

HC • FC • $100.00 • 250 pages • 9” x 13” • ISBN 978-1-61377-397-0

Fever Ridge: A Tale of MacArthur’s Jungle War #1 (of 8)

Written By: Mike Heimos

Art By: Nick Runge

Cover By: Nick Runge

Variant Cover By: Nick Runge

Description: The South Pacific theatre of World War II is usually seen from the perspective of the Marines fighting from Guadalcanal to Okinawa. Unsung in WWII fiction is the story of the 6th Army’s 6th Infantry Division (“the Sightseein’ Sixth”) and their jungle commandoes, the Alamo Scouts, under the command of Gen. Walter Kreuger, the trusted and savvy lieutenant of “America’s Caesar,” Douglas MacArthur.

Fever Ridge explores unique events, perspectives, exotic locales and peoples that are different than any you have encountered in other WWII stories… and ultimately is the story of a secret that could have changed the War, and the world.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Art by Nick Runge (acclaimed for his covers for Ghostbusters, G.I. Joe, Judge Dredd, Terminator, and Angel); colors by Jordie Bellaire (Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom, John Carter: Gods of Mars); letters by Brandon DeStefano (Term Life, Harvest); written by first-time creator, Mike Heimos.

• Fever Ridge is historical fiction inspired by and dedicated to the writer/ creator’s grandfather, decorated for gallantry and missions behind enemy lines, given the Purple Heart for his many wounds.

Vitriol the Hunter #1 (of 6)

Written By: Billy Martin and Brent Allen (w) •

Art By: Billy Martin

Cover By: Billy Martin

Variant Cover By: Billy Martin

Description: They own the night… they yearn for the day! In this gothic sci-fi adventure, Billy Martin (guitarist of Good Charlotte) and Brent Allen bring a new grisly horror to life! As Basilika City’s last great hope, Vitriol stands as the only force that can stop Lord Barthus and his heinous vampire regime from overtaking the city.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Co-written and drawn by Billy Martin of Good Charlotte fame!

Kill Shakespeare: The Tide of Blood #1 (of 5)

Written By: Conor McCreery and Anthony Del Col (w) •

Art By: Andy Belanger

Cover By: Andy Belanger

Variant Cover By: Simon Davis

Description: The critically acclaimed series returns with a new adventure of Shakespearean proportions! With Richard III and Lady Macbeth defeated, Hamlet, Juliet, Othello and Romeo face an even greater danger—Prospero, a rogue wizard who plans to destroy all of creation. Hamlet must embark on a perilous journey to a remote island whose inhabitants have gone mad and want the Dane’s blood… if they aren’t beaten to the chase by one of Hamlet’s allies.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

The first Kill Shakespeare trade paperback has just gone into its fifth printing!

Offered Again!

Kill Shakespeare, Vol. 1 TPB• FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-781-8

Kill Shakespeare, Vol. 2 TPB• FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-025-2

True Blood #10

Written By: Michael McMillian

Art By: Greg Scott

Cover By: Dave Wachter

Variant Cover By: photo

Alan Ball’s hit HBO series, the sensually sizzling story of the lives and loves of vampires, mind readers, and all manner of creatures, continues in this ongoing series! Now that the “Shake For Me” storyline has come to a close, we take a closer look at ALCIDE HERVEAUX and what makes this brooding werewolf tick, in this special one-off story!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• All-new one-shot story featuring Alcide!

• Ask your retailer about the photo incentive cover!

• Written by Michael McMillian, “the Rev. Steve Newlin” from the show!

Jack Davis’ EC Stories: Artist’s Edition HC

Written By: Al Feldstein and Harvey Kurtzman

Art By: Jack Davis

Cover By: Jack Davis

Description: Jack Davis is one of the founding fathers of EC Comics, he is a master of horror, humor, and nearly every other genre EC published. Aside from his work at EC, Davis is one of the most prolific and popular commercial artists of all time. His instantly recognizable style has graced covers of Time Magazine and TV Guide, as well as movie posters and stamps. Jack Davis’ EC Stories: Artist’s Edition will present not only a beautiful selection of some of Davis’ best and most memorable stories—such as FOUL PLAY—and an extensive cover gallery—and all at the same size as originally drawn!

HC • BW • $112.50 net discount item • 176 Pages • 15” x 22” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-632-2

Bullet points:

• What is an Artist’s Edition?


• While appearing to be in black & white, each page has been scanned in COLOR to mimic as closely as possible the experience of viewing the actual original art—for example, you are able to clearly see paste-overs, blue pencils in the art, editorial notes, art corrections. Each page is printed the same size as drawn, and the paper selected is as close as possible to the original art board.

• See these classic tales as they first appeared on the drawing board of Jack Davis!

• Advance solicited for a March release!

The Adventures of Augusta Wind #4 (of 5)

Written By: J.M. DeMatteis

Art By: Vassilis Gogtzilas

Cover By: Vassilis Gogtzilas

Variant Cover By: Vassilis Gogtzilas

Description: Augusta and her companions seek refuge in the underwater world of Lake Innermost. But an attack by the Terrible Something forces them into deeper waters, and even deeper mystery, when they come face-to-face with the enigmatic Sleeper On The Ocean Of Story.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Joe Palooka # 3 (of 6)

Written By: Mike Bullock

Art By: Fernando Peniche

Cover By: Marat Mychaels

Description: An all-new set of challenges face MMA fighter Joe Palooka when Joe meets a man who will (for better AND worse) change his life forever. While being hunted down for a murder he didn’t commit, Joe catches the eye of billionaire MMA fight-team owner, Tommy Chang. But when the mysterious and eccentric Mr. Chang takes Joe to Asia for a grueling martial arts boot camp the question becomes if this zany billionaire is a friend, an enemy or something in between?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Set in the violent and dangerous world of top-tier mixed martial arts, this series will get you in its grip and will not let go until you tap out!

Womanthology: Space # 5 (of 5)

Written By: Cecil Castelucci, Laura Morley, Alison Pang and Barbara Kesel

Art By: Kel McDonald, Chrissie Zullo and Polly Guo

Cover By: Hanie Mohd

Description: The final issue of Womanthology: Space is here, and it’s a doozy. Each “tail” zooms into another galaxy as we follow stories of longing, love, and becoming who you’re meant to be. This issue is out of this world, don’t miss it!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transfusion #3 (of 3)

Written By: Steve Niles

Art By: menton3

Cover By: menton3

Variant Cover By: menton3

Description: The twisted conclusion! In a future overrun by out-of-control machines and monsters, a handful of human survivors try to fight their way back to a normal life. But what is normal in a world where both monsters and machines need human blood? Find out in this horrific new series by 30 Days of Night co-creator Steve Niles and menton3, the demented artist behind Monocyte!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

30 Days of Night, Vol. 3: Run, Alice, Run

Written By: Steve Niles

Art By: Christopher Mitten

Cover By: Christopher Mitten

Description: Following the death of his beloved Stella, Eben Olemaun has embraced the dark side of vampirism. Armies are being raised and targets being set. All that stands between life and chaos are Alice Blood and a handful of unsuspecting federal agents. The war between the living and the undead has begun.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-556-1

KISS: Greatest Hits, Vol. 3

Written By: Brian Holguin

Art By: Angel Medina

Cover By: Mister Sam

Description: Pull out the cream makeup, ready the powder and lay the eyeliner on thick… because “Psycho Circus” continues in Volume 3 of KISS: The Greatest Hits! Rediscover classics like “Bottle Full Of Wishes,” “Forever,” “Four Sides To Every Story,” and the four-part “Destroyer.”

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 168 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-563-9

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #7–13

Jinnrise #2 (of 6)

Written By: Sohaib Awan

Art By: Tony Vassallo

Cover By: Tony Vassallo

Variant Cover By: Daxiong Guo

Description: Saved from interstellar forces, student Andrew Marcus’ fate rests in the hands of boy… a boy in control of a living “myth”: a Jinn (Genie). But has he simply gone from bad to worse? And what of this race from the stars? Their response is none other than their fiercest warrior… the Exile.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Featuring sequential art from 2011’s top Kubert School graduates, Tony Vassallo and Timothy Yates, and incentive covers by China’s most-respected comic book illustrator, Daxiong Guo (

• “Jinnrise is precisely the type of comic I crave. Set in the Middle East, the story doesn’t take us there by airplane. It brings us into this part of the world through the point of view of dynamic believable central characters (most are locals, one is a foreigner). And then all heck breaks loose! Aliens and genies battling it out with humans caught in the crossfire, it’s awesome. And the art is vibrant, captivating, and full of noise; it practically jumps off the page. I’m so in.” – Nnedi Okorafor, World Fantasy and Nebula Award-winning author of Who Fears Death.

Eternal Descent, Vol. 2

Written By: Llexi Leon, Shaun McLaughlin and Justin Peniston

Art By: Ivan Fernandez and Sergio Fernandez

Cover By: Gabriel Guzman

Description: The saga continues as a fallen Sirian is consigned to his fate and Lyra is consumed by her inner demons. Loki’s designs draw near their terrible conclusion, but Gus G returns to Eternal Descent, offering a glimmer of hope for our heroes. Can Gus and his unlikely guide rescue Sirian in time to halt the dire machinations of the Damned?

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 168 pages •ISBN 978-1-61377-510-3

Bullet points:

• Featuring Gus G of Ozzy Osbourne & Firewind.

• Also contain a brand-new ongoing back-up story by Llexi Leon and Justin Peniston.

John K Presents Spumco Comic Book

Written By: John Kricfalusi, Jim Smith, Vincent Waller, Mike Fontanelli, Shane Glines and Rich Pursel

Art By: John Kricfalusi, Jim Smith, Vincent Waller, Mike Fontanelli, Shane Glines and Rich Pursel

Cover By: John Kricfalusi

Description: Legendary animator, John Kricfalusi, creator of Ren and Stimpy, George Liquor and the gorgeous girl heart-throb Sody Pop, loves comics (the good ones!) and has produced some crazy, fun, wild (and sexy) ones in the past. These raucous extravaganzas are now ultra-rare and expensive and eagerly sought after by his thousands of devoted fans. Yoe Books is pleased as punch to finally publish these comics in a large-format hardback collector’s edition book. Get this–it includes an astounding never before published 25-page epic comic ” Jimmy the Drooling Numbskull in Nutty the Friendly Dump!” worth the price of admission alone! John is joined by his cartoonist crew including Jim Smith, Vincent Waller, Mike Fontanelli, Shane Glines, Rich Pursel and more Spumco greats! Simply titled “John K. Presents Spumco Comic Book” this is going to be a major buzz book that you will want to be the first in your neighborhood to have!

HC • FC • $34.99 • 160 pages • 9” x 12” • ISBN 978-1-61377-490-8

Haunted Horror #3

Written By: various

Art By: various

Cover By: Tony Mortellaro

Description: From musty graves the passionate editors and dedicated collectors of the highly acclaimed Haunted Horror comic dig up more spine-tingling, rare stories from the moldy contraband of 1950s–the horror comics crushed by government investigations. The coolest stories and art, lovingly restored and beautifully printed, are now yours for a minute fraction of what the originals comic books would cost–if you could find them! Order your copy today, fright fiend!

FC • 52 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• More stories so frightful, they were banned the first time around!

Alan Robert’s Killogy #3 (of 4)

Written By: Alan Robert

Art By: Alan Robert

Cover By: Alan Robert

Variant Cover By: Alan Robert

Description: A Goodfella, a Ramone, and a Hero are the only ones standing between us and them. Scared? Fuhgeddaboudit! Fangoria hails Killogy as an “INSTANT CLASSIC!” while Bloody Disgusting praises, “Robert’s writing and artwork are TRULY UNIQUE!” But don’t just take their word for it… ask the dozens of zombies trying to devour our all-star cast! Killogy stars Frank Vincent (Goodfellas, the Sopranos), Marky Ramone (The Ramones) and Brea Grant (Heroes, Dexter) in an unsettling mix of horror, suspense, and dark comedy, written and illustrated by the creator of Crawl to Me (now in development to become a feature film)!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Story and art by Alan Robert of hard-rock group Life of Agony!

• For more on the series, check out!

Chasing the Dead #4 (of 4)

Written By: Matthew Scott and Tim Westland

Art By: Dietrich Smith

Cover By: Dietrich Smith

Description: The mystery of Sue’s horrific journey comes to an explosive conclusion, as she reaches her final destination. Sue must escape an undead army in her struggle against the Harvester, and to save her daughter she must confront her mysterious torturer face-to-face in a battle till sunrise.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Don’t miss the terrifying final issue, from the twisted mind of Star Wars horror novelist Joe Schreiber (Red Harvest, Death Troopers)!

Borderlands: Origins #4 (of 4)

Written By: Mikey Neumann

Art By: Agustin Padilla

Cover By: Agustin Padilla

Variant Cover By: Jeff Zornow

Description: “Brick.” For the millions and millions of fans of the smash-hit video game BORDERLANDS, a lingering question exists: how did the Vault Hunters get on the bus with Marcus in the first place? Is punch-drama a real story genre? We say it is, so it is. Brick stars in the final story filled with violence, tiny dogs, orphans, and faces upon faces getting punched the hell in. Brick. Get ready.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

• Borderlands: Origins #1 was the top downloaded comic when it debuted!

• Comics contain all-new official canon Borderlands origin stories not seen anywhere else!

Zombies vs. Robots Premier Convention Edition

Written By: Chris Ryall

Art By: Ashley Wood

Cover By: Ashley Wood

Description: IDW presents this Premiere Edition HC of Zombies vs. Robots, created by writer Chris Ryall and acclaimed artist Ashley Wood. The Premiere Edition HC collects Zombies vs. Robots #1-2, D’Airain #1-2, Zombies vs. Robots vs. Amazons #1-3, Zombies vs. Robots 2012 Annual and elements from Hero Comics 2012 along with a gallery of artwork from Wood, all within a handsome hardcover.

HC • FC • $30.00 Net Item • 194 pages • 8.5” x 12.75” • ISBN 978-1-61377-571-4

Complete Little Orphan Annie, Vol. 9

Written By: Harold Gray

Art By: Harold Gray

Cover By: Harold Gray

Description: Axel’s back and this time he’s not taking any chances! Meanwhile, the lives of gangster Nick Gatt and crusading District Attorney John Tecum become inextricably linked. Plus, Annie crosses paths with the selfish movie star Pete LaPlata, his selfless elderly parents, his discarded wife Peggy, and his neglected son Billy. It’s high emotional drama leading into the return of the very much alive “Daddy” Warbucks, now converting his factories for the coming war…all in Volume Nine of The Complete Little Orphan Annie. Including dailies and Sundays from February 29, 1940 through November 23, 1941.

HC • PC • $49.99 • 296 pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN 978-1-61377-575-2

Bullet points:

• “The Complete Little Orphan Annie has raised the bar against which such compilations will be judged.” – Scoop

Steve Canyon, Vol. 3

Written By: Milton Caniff

Art By: Milton Caniff

Cover By: Milton Caniff

Description: In Volume 3 of The Complete Steve Canyon—reprinting every strip from 1951 and 1952—new and old characters are paired off. Breck Nazaire and Dr. Deen Wilderness return. Steve meets the lovely Duchess of Denver and the sadistic Fungo and eventually gets caught in the deep woods with Miss Mizzou and Roy Himmerskorn before coming face to face yet again with not only Summer Olson, but the Copperhead herself—Copper Calhoon!

Edited and designed by Dean Mullaney, with historical essays by Bruce Canwell, Steve Canyon is presented in a matching hardcover set to the Library of American Comics’s Eisner Award-winning Terry and the Pirates.

HC • PC • $49.99 • 336 pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN 978-1-61377-576-9

Bullet points:

• Reproduced in color directly from Milton Caniff’s personal set of syndicate proofs! For the first time, the definitive edition of Caniff’s famous flyboy featuring every Sunday in color and the daily strips in their original, uncropped versions.

Torpedo, Vol. 2

Written By: Enrique Sanchez Abuli

Art By: Jordi Bernet

Cover By: Jordi Bernet

Description: Enrique Sanchel Abuli and Jordi Bernet’s masterpiece is a darkly humorous exploration of the criminal underbelly in 1930s New York City. Abuli’s distinctive narrative builds the story over time and Bernet’s Masterful renditions of the title character and the city he inhabits are stunningly cinematic.

TPB • B&W • $17.99 • 144 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-569-1

SOURCE: IDW Publishing

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