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“Mickey Mouse” Debuts, “X-Files” & “Godzilla” Conclude in IDW Publishing’s June 2015 Solicitations

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“Mickey Mouse” Debuts, “X-Files” & “Godzilla” Conclude in IDW Publishing’s June 2015 Solicitations

IDW Publishing has released solicitation information and images for new comics and products shipping in June 2015. When you’re through checking out these solicitations for new releases, be sure to visit CBR’s Independent Comics forum to discuss these titles and products with fellow readers and fans.

Previous IDW Solicitations




My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #31

Christina Rice (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a & c)

“Ponyville Days” Part 2. The town struggles to mend a major divide, while hordes of tourists descend on Ponyville and threaten to overwhelm the populace!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #31-Subscription Variant

Christina Rice (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a) • Charles Paul Wilson III (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Part 2 of a 2-part story focusing on all of Ponyville!

•Variant Cover by S-bis!


My Little Pony: Friends Forever #17

Ted Anderson (w) • Brenda Hickey (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)

Twilight Sparkle is feeling overworked and stressed out! She decides to visit the most Zen pony she knows-Big Mac! But Mac is feeling less than communicative, so Twilight will have to go where no pony has gone before-inside Big Mac’s mind!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


My Little Pony: Friends Forever #17-Subscription Variant

Ted Anderson (w) • Brenda Hickey (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•What mysteries lurk in the mind of Big Mac??


My Little Pony: Pageants & Ponies

Various (w & a & c)

Revisit the habitants of Equestria and learn about the magic that friendship brings in this adaptation of the television series episodes “Family Appreciation Day” and “Hearth’s Warming Eve.”

TPB • FC • $7.99 • 132 pages • 5″ x 7″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-338-5

•The television adventures captured right on the page!


My Little Pony: FIENDship is Magic

Jeremy Whitley, Christina Rice, Ted Anderson, Heather Nuhfer, Katie Cook (w) • Brenda Hickey, Tony Fleecs, Agnes Garbowska, Andy Price (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)

Fiendship is Magic explores the secret origins of Equestria’s greatest villains: Sombra, Tirek, Sirens, Nightmare Moon, and Queen Chrysalis!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-339-2

•All of your favorite Villains in one book!


Transformers #42-Combiner Wars Epilogue

John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli & Andrew Griffith (a) • Griffith (c)

THE AFTERMATH! The COMBINER WARS are over, and OPTIMUS PRIME faces the aftermath. Meanwhile on Earth, ARCEE confronts GALVATRON over the fate of two worlds.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Transformers #42-Combiner Wars Epilogue-Subscription Variant

John Barber (w) • Casey W. Coller (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•The COMBINER WARS are over, but the fallout has just begun!

•Alliances are shattered, and heroes fall!

•Variant Cover by Naoto Tsushima!


Transformers: Windblade #4-Combiner Wars Epilogue

Mairghread Scott (w) • Corin Howell (a) • Priscilla Tramontano (c)

MORE WORLDS-MORE PROBLEMS! After the events of COMBINERS WARS, WINDBLADE and STARSCREAM race to recruit the lost CYBERTRONIAN colonies to the Council of Worlds-but which of them will control the fate of Cybertron?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Transformers: Windblade #4-Combiner Wars Epilogue-Subscription Variant

Mairghread Scott (w) • Corin Howell (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•The COMBINER WARS are over, but the fallout has just begun!

•A new universe opens to the TRANSFORMER-will a new CYBERTRONIAN EMPIRE follow?

•Featuring the art debut of new TRANSFORMERS superstar Corin Howell!

•Variant Cover by Naoto Tsushima!


Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #42

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)

“We should’ve known. Being happy: always a sign that somebody was about to die.” -From Knight Quest: The Quest for the Knights, by SWERVE of Helex. 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #42-Subscription Variant

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•The quest for the Knights of Cybertron reaches a new epoch!

•Love, war, pain, pathos, and laughs as only MTMTE can deliver!

•Variant Cover by Naoto Tsushima!


Transformers: Drift: Empire of Stone

Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Alex Milne (c)

DRIFT RETURNS! After leaving the Autobots in disgrace, he’s now alone on a mission to clean up the darkest depths of the galaxy-until RATCHET shows up to try to bring him home! Also contains bonus content including creator interviews, behind-the-scenes info, an art gallery, and more!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-269-2

•”If you enjoy Transformers and like the idea of a Transformer that has the skill and code of a Ninja with a bit of a wandering Samurai vibe about him then you need to pick this book up.” -BigGlasgowComic.Com


G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #215

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

“The Death of Snake Eyes,” Part 4. As a hero falls, a new one must rise to take his place. G.I. JOE mourns Snake Eyes and prepares for what comes next…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #215-“The Death of Snake Eyes,” Part 4-Subscription Variant

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Antonio Fuso (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•The end of SNAKE EYES!

•G.I. JOE will never be the same!

•Variant Sketch Cover by Larry Hama!


Garbage Pail Kids: Gross Encounters of the Turd Kind-SPOTLIGHT

Roger Langridge, Hilary Barta (w & a) • Mark Pingitore (c)

Join the Garbage Pail Kids for a literally breathtaking foray into the most bizarre and amazing worlds of the future!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Garbage Pail Kids: Gross Encounters of the Turd Kind -Blank Sketch Variant

Roger Langridge, Hilary Barta (w & a) • Blank Sketch Cover (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Garbage Pail Kids: Gross Encounters of the Turd Kind-Deluxe Edition

Roger Langridge, Hilary Barta (w & a) • Barta (c)

A variant cover from Hilary Barta, shrink-wrapped with an exclusive official GPK sticker by Brent Engstrom!

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

•Revisit the pop-culture phenomenon from the minds of Art Spiegelman, Mark Newgarden, John Pound, and many others!

•In space, no one can hear you… fart!

•Classic GPK Alien Ian variant cover!


Ghostbusters: Get Real #1 (of 4)-GEM OF THE MONTH

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)

When a confrontation with the elder God Proteus goes awry, Peter, Ray, Winston and Egon will meet… THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Ghostbusters: Get Real #1 (of 4)-Subscription Variant

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Erica Henderson (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Featuring the creative team of the smash hit Ghostbusters Ongoing and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters series!

•Check out the variant cover from Erica “The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl” Henderson!


Ghostbusters: Mass Hysteria Oversized Hardcover

Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening, Doc Shaner (a) • Dan Shoening (c)

Mass Hysteria collects the last 20 issues of the Ghostbusters series written by Erik Burnham with art by Dan Schoening, plus an art gallery, backup stories, and a new introduction by “Ray Stantz” himself, Dan Aykroyd!

HC • FC • $49.99 • 460 pages • 7″ x 11″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-336-1

•Introduction by the one and only Dan Aykroyd!
•Advance solicited for July release!


Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #25-SPOTLIGHT

Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank, Jeff Zornow (a) • Frank (c)

The incredible finale to the longest-running Godzilla series ever is here! The final battle between the monsters of Earth and the Cryog forces will prove deadly for many. Will Earth survive?

FC • 48 pages • $7.99


Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #25-Subscription Variant

Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank, Jeff Zornow (a) • Zornow (c)

FC • 48 pages • $7.99

•Double-sized mega-finale!


The X-Files: Season 10 #25-SPOTLIGHT

Joe Harris (w) • Matthew Dow Smith (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

Double-sized finale of “Season 10!” Clandestine plans come to a roaring boil as things heat up for Mulder and Scully, who will never be the same after this issue!

FC • 48 pages • $7.99


The X-Files: Season 10 #25-Subscription Variant

Joe Harris (w) • Matthew Dow Smith (a) • photo (c)

FC • 48 pages • $7.99

•The explosive finale of Season 10!

•The X-Files will return for Season 11 in August, but don’t miss next month’s X-Files Annual 2015!

•Ask your retailer about the variant covers featuring the Syndicate by Matthew Dow Smith!


X-Files Classics: Season One, Vol. 2

Roy Thomas (w) • Alexander Saviuk, Val Mayerik, John Van Fleet, Sean Scoffield (a) • Paul Shipper (c)

Collects the last four issues of adaptations of the first season by Topps Comics; “Space,” “Fire,” “Beyond The Sea,” and “Shadows.”

HC • FC • $29.99 • 188 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-277-7

•Volumes 1 and 2 collect all of the Season 1 adaptations!

•Advance solicited for July release!


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection, Vol. 6

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, and various (w & a) • Kevin Eastman (c)

The Ultimate Collection returns! The celebrated hardcover series collecting all the most important TMNT work by Eastman and Laird is back to present the best of the one-shots and short stories. Whether handled as a team or on their own with another creator, these stories expand the universe of TMNT and established the characters and story lines that are today so loved and revered.

HC • FC • $49.99 • 256 pages • 9″ x 12″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-389-7

•Advance solicited for July release!

•Final volume of the Ultimate Collection! Complete your set!

•With annotations from Eastman and Laird!


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 11: Attack on Technodrome

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Cory Smith (a & c)

Time is short as Krang accelerates his plan to terraform the Earth, which will kill all who live on it! A surprise alliance results in a daring plan-and the stakes have never been higher! Collects issues #41-44.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-341-5

•”This is a jumping on spot that does a fantastic job appealing to preexisting and new fans.” -Comic Vine


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Animated, Vol. 6: Vengeance is Mine

Various (w & a & c)

Re-live the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon action in this young reader volume that adapts the episodes from Season Two, “The Return of Tiger Claw” and “Vengeance is Mine,” and reveal amazing secrets about Karai!

TPB • FC • $7.99 • 136 pages • 5″ x 7″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-342-2

•Sensational screen-grab action from the top-rated show!


TMNT Color Classics, Vol. 3 #6

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird (w) • Jim Lawson (a) • A.C. Farley (c)

The TMNT Color Classics line continues! In “City at War, Part Four,” friends and enemies blur when the TMNT find themselves caught between warring factions of the Foot Clan!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Originally printed as Mirage TMNT #53, Volume 1.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Casey & April #1 (of 4)-SPOTLIGHT

Mariko Tamaki (w) • Irene Koh (a & c)

Introducing a very unique TMNT tale starring Casey Jones and April O’Neil, by acclaimed indie writer Mariko Tamaki (Skim, This One Summer)! The couple take a road trip to the southwest to dig up more clues about the mysterious Pantheon that has seemingly been pulling the strings on the Turtles’ lives from the beginning. Casey and April will find even deeper mystery, unexpected danger, and start a new chapter in their relationship.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Casey & April #1 (of 4)-Subscription Variant

Mariko Tamaki (w) • Irene Koh (a) • Faith Erin Hicks (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•From Mariko Tamaki, the writer of 2014’s acclaimed graphic novel This One Summer


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #47

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Mateus Santolouco (a) • Santolouco, Eastman (c)

The Stockman Swarm engulfs NYC searching high and low for the Turtles. The Turtles are on the run and desperate. Will they be able to find sanctuary before it’s too late?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•The race to issue #50 accelerates as two Turtle foes join forces to overrun New York!

•Variant Cover by Valerio Schiti!


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #24

Matthew K. Manning (w) • Dario Brizuela, Chad Thomas (a) • Brizuela (c)

“Favorite Haunt,” Part 2! The sewers seem to be haunted by all manners of ghoulish ghosts and creatures… some are real, and some are not! Will Mike be able to convince his brothers of the truth?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #24-Subscription Variant

Matthew K. Manning (w) • Dario Brizuela, Chad Thomas (a) • Patrick Parnell (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #2

Chris Ryall (w) • Tony Akins (a & c)

Holistic Detective Dirk seeks the connection between the murderous Copycat Killers and reincarnated Egyptian ghouls while trying to survive a frantic party-bus across his new haunt of San Diego…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #2-Subscription Variant

Chris Ryall (w) • Tony Akins (a) • Rob Guillory (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•All-new story spinning out of Douglas Adams’ beloved novels!

•”The Interconnectedness of All Kings,” part 2 (of 5)!

•Variant “pulp” cover by Robert Hack!


Orphan Black #5-“Rachel”

John Fawcett, Graeme Manson & Jody Houser (w) • Cat Staggs (a & c)

Rachel is ruthless corporate efficiency personified. She’s a clone raised self-aware of her genetic identity, occupying an elite position with the Dyad group of companies.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Orphan Black #5-Subscription Variant

John Fawcett, Graeme Manson & Jody Houser (w) • Cat Staggs (a) • Photo (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Orphan Black co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett expand on the saga with all-new material exclusive to the comic books!

•Each issue will explore the life of a different clone, this issue-Rachel!

•Variant Cover by Corbyn Kern!


Star Trek #46-Five-Year Mission

Mike Johnson (w) • Rachel Stott (a) • Joe Corroney (c)

In “The Tholian Webs,” Part 1 of 2, The FIVE-YEAR MISSION of the Starship Enterprise continues! In this epic re-imagining of a classic Star Trek episode, the crew of the new movie timeline encounters a mysterious and deadly alien force… and not all of the crew will make it out alive!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Star Trek #46-Five Year Mission-Subscription Variant

Mike Johnson (w) • Rachel Stott (a) • Photo Cover (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Star Trek: New Visions, Vol. 2

John Byrne (w & a & c)

John Byrne presents all-new, feature length tales set in the Star Trek: The Original Series universe, done in a unique, photomontage style. Collects the stories “Cry Vengeance,” “Made Out of Mudd,” “A Scent of Ghosts,” and “Memorium,” plus a special bonus: an all-new “Gold Key” crossover story you never expected with an ending you won’t believe!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-367-5

•”You really can’t say enough about the way John Byrne writes for these characters.”-TrekMovie.com


Miracleman Artifact Edition HC-SPOTLIGHT

The Original Writer (w) • Garry Leach, Alan Davis, John Totleben, and more (a) • John Totleben (c)

Miracleman was launched 30 years ago in the now legendary Warrior magazine. It turned the concept of “super-hero” on its ear with big ideas that helped redefine an entire genre… when Miracleman fought Kid Miracleman on the streets of London… well, things would never be the same.

And then there was the art.

Miracle Man had a true knack for bringing out the best work from extraordinary artists. Starting with co-creator Garry Leach, followed by Alan Davis (and others) and finishing with one of the most amazing endings in comics history by the phenomenal John Totleben, Miracle Man was a work of art painted on a grand canvas, unlike anything before or since.

HC • BW • $95.00 net discount item • 144 Pages • 15″ x 20″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-392-7

•What is an Artifact Edition?

•LIKE AN ARTIST’S EDITION, AN ARTIFACT EDITION PRESENTS PAGES SCANNED FROM THE ACTUAL ORIGINAL ART. While the Artist’s Edition line produces only complete stories, Artifact Editions allow IDW to present books even if all of the original art cannot be obtained, and will include extras such as advertisements, portfolio pieces, color guides, and more.

•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.

•Advance solicited for August release!


Mike Zeck’s Classic Marvel Stories Artist’s Edition HC-SPOTLIGHT

J.M. DeMatteis, Steven Grant, David Anthony Kraft, Jim Shooter (w) • Mike Zeck (a & c)

Mike Zeck is one of the classic artists of the 1980s, at the forefront of many of the best books and in demand by fans and editors alike. This unique Artist’s Edition showcases some of Zeck’s finest works-the first two issues of the initial Punisher miniseries, the first issue of Secret Wars, a classic two-part Captain America story (featuring Deathlok, Nick Fury and Spider-Man), and the first part of what is arguable one of the best Spider-Man sagas ever done… Kraven’s Last Hunt! Additionally, there are extensive covers throughout, including many of Zeck’s best!

HC • BW • $95.00 net discount item • 192 Pages • 12″ x 17″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-391-0

•What is an Artist’s Edition?

•AN ARTIST’S EDITION PRESENTS COMPLETE STORIES WITH EACH PAGE SCANNED FROM THE ACTUAL ORIGINAL ART.

•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.

•Advance solicited for a July release!


Edward Scissorhands #9

Kate Leth (w) • Drew Rausch (a) • Abigail Larson (c)

“Whole Again,” Part Four. Megs’ convictions are put to the test when Dr. Wells makes a tempting offer, and Edward is faced with a tough decision that might mean losing out on the thing he wants most.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Edward Scissorhands #9: “Whole Again:” Part Four-Subscription Variant

Kate Leth (w) • Drew Rausch (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Part 4 of the epic second arc of Edward Scissorhands!


The Fly: Outbreak #4 (of 5)

Brandon Seifert (w) • menton3 (a & c)

A disaster at Bartok Industries threatens to unleash a plague of human/fly hybrids on the world. Can the might of the U.S. Army prevent a full outbreak?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


The Fly: Outbreak #4 (of 5)-Subscription Variant

Brandon Seifert (w) • menton3 (a) • Robert Hack (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Ask your retailer about the retro variant cover by Robert Hack (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina)!


Jem and the Holograms #4

Kelly Thompson (w) • Sophie Campbell (a & c)

Jem and The Holograms do their first live show at The Starlight Foundation’s annual fundraiser-but a rabid Misfits fan is determined to sabotage their performance… at any cost!

FC • 32 pages • $ 3.99


Jem and the Holograms #4-Subscription Variant

Kelly Thompson (w) • Sophie Campbell (a) • Sara Richard (c)

FC • 32 pages • $ 3.99

•Outrageous!

•Truly!

•Truly!

•Truly outrageous!

•The smash hit of 2015 continues to rock the worlds of comics and music!

•Variant Cover by Marguerite Sauvage!



Mickey Mouse #1-SPOTLIGHT

Andrea “Casty” Castellan, Bill Walsh, Jonathan Gray (w) • Giorgio Cavazzano, Manuel Gonzales (a) • Andrea “Casty” Castellan (c)

When two-fisted Mickey hunts “The Lost Explorers’ Trail,” he isn’t counting on help from jungle daredevil Eurasia Toft… but here she is!

FC • 48 pages • $3.99


Mickey Mouse #1-Subscription Variant

Andrea “Casty” Castellan, Bill Walsh, Jonathan Gray (w) • Giorgio Cavazzano, Manuel Gonzales (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)

FC • 48 pages • $3.99

Mickey Mouse #1-Blank Sketch Variant

Andrea “Casty” Castellan, Bill Walsh, Jonathan Gray (w) • Giorgio Cavazzano, Manuel Gonzales (a) • Blank Sketch Variant (c)

FC • 48 pages • $3.99

•Disney fan favorite Andrea “Casty” Castellan introduces Eurasia Toft, his most famous Mickey Mouse co-star. Ongoing adventures start here!

•Our big #1 also continues this beloved series’ legacy numbering at #310.

•Disney’s new Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts are everywhere! Now it’s time to catch our mischievous Mouse in print-if you can hold him down!

•48 action-packed pages for only $3.99!

•”Disney Legacy” Disneyland 60th Anniversary cover by Derek Charm!


Donald Duck #2

Romano Scarpa, Jonathan Gray (w) • Romano Scarpa, Al Taliaferro (a) • Dave Alvarez (c)

“Shellfish Motives,” Part 2: Uncle Scrooge’s secret scientist is saved, but Scrooge and Uncle Giddy are at war! Can Donald make peace? Uh-oh!

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

Donald Duck #2-Subscription Variant

Romano Scarpa, Jonathan Gray (w) • Romano Scarpa, Al Taliaferro (a) • Andrew Pepoy (c)

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

•Continues this beloved series’ legacy numbering at #369.

•40 action-packed pages for only $3.99!

•”Disney Legacy” Disneyland 60th Anniversary cover by James Silvani!


Uncle Scrooge #3

Romano Scarpa, Joe Torcivia (w) • Romano Scarpa, Tony Strobl (a) • Marco Rota (c)

“The Duckburg 100”: How fast can Donald and the Beagle Boys turn a hundred dollars into a million? And why is Scrooge desperate to stop them?

FC • 40 pages • $3.99


Uncle Scrooge #3-Subscription Variant

Romano Scarpa, Joe Torcivia (w) • Romano Scarpa, Tony Strobl (a) • Andrew Pepoy (c)

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

•Continues this popular series’ legacy numbering at #307!

•40 action-packed Pages for only $3.99!

•”Disney Legacy” Disneyland 60th Anniversary cover by Derek Charm!


Skylanders #10: Light in the Dark Part 1 (of 2)

Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • Fico Ossio (a & c)

New Characters, New Elements! New Storyline! Skylanders: A Light in the Dark starts HERE! Featuring art by David Baldeón (Nova)!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Skylanders #10: Light in the Dark Part 1 (of 2)-Subscription Variant

Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • David Baldeón (a) • David Baldeón (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

• “If you’re a long time fan of Skylanders, or totally new to it all, Skylanders is simply fun.” – Brett Schenker, Graphic Policy


Skylanders: Return of the Dragon King

Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • Fico Ossio, Mike Bowden (a) • Fico Ossio (c)

One of Spyro’s most malevolent and powerful enemies makes his Skylanders debut! And nothing Spyro, Hex, Cynder or the rest of the Skylanders do can prepare them for the evil that is about to be unleashed! The return of the first purple dragon, MALEFOR!!!

HC • FC • $9.99 • 80 pages • 6″ x 9″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-268-5


Angry Birds Comics #12

Paul Tobin & Various (w) • Corrado Mastantuono & Various (a) • Paco Rodriques(c)

Season One concludes!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Angry Birds Comics #12-Subscription Variant

Paul Tobin & Various (w) • Corrado Mastantuono & Various (a) • Ciro Cangialosi (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•”Who knew something that started as an addictive cell phone game could grow to be so charming?” -Tyron Selby, Comic Crusaders


Empire: Uprising #3

Mark Waid (w) • Barry Kitson (a & c)

Outside forces have put enemy agents into play against Golgoth and the Empire-and Golgoth at last faces an enemy who may be more than a match for him and his ministers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Empire: Uprising #3-Subscription Variant

Mark Waid (w) • Barry Kitson (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Insufferable #2

Mark Waid (w) • Peter Krause (a & c)

Galahad finally has a lead on the identity of his mother’s murderer: his father, Nocturnus! What the hell secrets is this family hiding?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Insufferable #2-Subscription Variant

Mark Waid (w) • Peter Krause (a) • Brent Schoonover (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Long Distance #1 (of 4)-SPOTLIGHT

Thomas Zahler (w & a & c)

From the creator of Love and Capes, Thom Zahler! While stranded in an airport, Carter and Lee meet and hit it off immediately. Problem is, he lives in Columbus and she lives in Chicago. Can they manage to have a relationship separated by three hundred miles, a time zone, and the entire state of Indiana?

FC • 48 pages • $4.99


Long Distance #1 (of 4)-Subscription Variant

Thomas Zahler (w & a) • Lora Innes (c)

FC • 48 pages • $4.99

•From the creator of Love and Capes!

•Variant cover by Lora Innes (The Dreamer)!


D4VE #5 (of 5)

Ryan Ferrier (w) • Valentin Ramon (a & c)

THIS IS THE END. Without power or hope, the robots fall at the hands of the K’laar empire and only one lone cubicle-jockey can save the robot race. In this shocking conclusion, D4VE must become the man he needs to be to save everything he’s ever loved.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

D4VE #5 (of 5)-Subscription Variant

Ryan Ferrier (w) • Valentin Ramon (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•”Marriage, parenthood, work-nothing is off the table for moments where you’ll bust a gut laughing, then sigh in despair the next second because you find it sadly hitting too close to home.” -Jessica Boyd, Comicosity


The Infinite Loop #3 (of 6)

Pierrick Colinet (w) • Elsa Charretier (a & c)

The two women seek refuge in a time wrap created by Teddy and start to build a life together, away from their old world. But they must confront the morality of hiding while others human anomalies are being killed…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


The Infinite Loop #3 (of 6) Subscription Cover

Pierrick Colinet (w) • Elsa Charretier (a) • Charlie Adlard (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Variant cover by The Walking Dead superstar Charlie Adlard!


Zombies vs Robots #6

Chris Ryall, Steve Niles (w) • Anthony Diecidue, Val Mayerik (a) • Ashley Wood (c)

“Inherit the Earth!,” part 6! On the Amazons’ island, forces converge in a battle between damaged robots, rotting zombies, invaders from the moon… and humans caught in the middle! Then, in the finale of “The Orphan,” everything blows up.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Zombies vs Robots #6-Subscription Variant

Chris Ryall, Steve Niles (w) • Anthony Diecidue, Val Mayerik (a) • Mark Torres (c)

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The Maxx: Maxximized #20

Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)

As the Hooly bears down on Jungle Maxx and Julie in the inner world of the Outback, in the real world a greater trauma threatens Maxx as Julie grapples with whether or not to move out and leave Maxx… forever.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


The Maxx: Maxximized #20-Subscription Variant

Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


The October Faction #8

Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)

Fredrick agrees the kids are finally ready to join the family business as monster hunters, so class is in session! Today is their first day of training, and they have just one assignment… survive.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


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Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Winterworld: Frozen Fleet #2 (of 3)

Chuck Dixon (w) • Esteve Polls (a) • Gerardo Zaffino (c)

Scully and Wynn discover that a graveyard of ice-bound ships is very much alive with souls desperate for a savior. And there are worse things on the frozen sea than gnawing hunger and killing cold.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Winterworld: Frozen Fleet #2 (of 3)-Subscription Variant

Chuck Dixon (w) • Esteve Polls (a) • Butch Guice (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

• “Winterworld is one of my favorite new books of 2014… a thrilling adventure story.” – Mark Pawziuk, Rhymes With Geek


Johnny Boo Meets Dragon Puncher-CERTIFIED COOL

James Kochalka (w & a & c)

James Kochalka, the first Cartoonist Laureate of Vermont, has been hailed by School Library Journal for creating “Just the right blend of sarcasm, silliness, and action to appeal to both child readers and to adults reading with their kids.” Now, his two uproarious series collide, as “the best little ghost in the world” teams up with everyone’s favorite robot-kitty-warrior to take on a terrifying Ice Dragon! When JOHNNY BOO meets DRAGON PUNCHER, the result is an explosion of adventure and fun.

HC • FC • $9.99 • 40 pages • 6″ x 9″ • ISBN: 978-1-60309-368-2

•From the winner of the Eisner Award for Best Publication for Early Readers!

•Worlds collide! The Kochalkaverse will never be the same!


Bacchus: Omnibus Edition, Vol. 1-CERTIFIED COOL

Eddie Campbell (w & a & c)

Eddie Campbell’s BACCHUS is a true epic, spanning a decade of work, over a thousand pages, and several millennia of alcohol consumption. In BACCHUS, the visionary behind FROM HELL (with Alan Moore) and ALEC: THE YEARS HAVE PANTS presents his version of “an American-style comic book,” filtered through his own brilliant, whimsical, and wide-ranging sensibility. With a fine blend of action, comedy, suspense, and an ear for a great story, BACCHUS brings the gods and myths of ancient Greece to modern life, as if they had never left. Nearly 600 pages, this deluxe volume collects the first half of the BACCHUS saga (including Immortality Isn’t Forever, The Gods of Business, Doing the Islands with Bacchus, The Eyeball Kid: One Man Show, and Earth, Water, Air & Fire) with new notes and commentary by the author.

TPB • B&W • $39.99 • 576 pages • 7.5″ x 10″ • ISBN: 978-1-60309-026-1

•”Bacchus mixes air hijacks and ancient gods, gangland drama and legends, police procedural and mythic fantasy, swimming pool cleaners and classics. It shouldn’t work, of course, and it works like a charm…Eddie Campbell is the unsung King of comic books. … The man’s a genius, and that’s an end to it.”-Neil Gaiman

•”A story of surprising richness and gravity… Bacchus stands as one of Eddie Campbell’s crowning achievements as writer, artist, and executive creator.”-The Comics Journal

•” Campbell is one of the premier cartoonists of his generation.”-Publishers Weekly


American Barbarian: The Complete Series-CERTIFIED COOL

Tom Scioli (w & a & c)

American Barbarian is a pop art odyssey from the artist and co-author of Transformers vs. G.I. JOE. A red-white-and-blue-haired hero must defend a post-post-apocalyptic world from the immortal Two-Tank Omen.

HC • FC • $29.99 • 256 pages • 6″ x 9″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-332-3

•”Traditional comics with all of the familiar elements turned up as loud as the knobs will go, pedal-to-the-metal, flaming, screaming, guitar-soloing, ne plus ultra COMICS with a capital C, O, M, I, C, S.” -Comic Book Resources

•Advance solicited for July release!


Inks, Drinks, and Catfinks! The Custom Cartoon Art of Shawn Dickinson

Shawn Dickinson (a & c)

Shawn Dickinson’s first deluxe art book! Influenced by old comic strips, 1930’s rubber hose cartoons, 1960’s “kustom culture” art, pin-up art, and MAD magazine, this collection of cartoons, paintings, comics, and illustrations from the past decade covers a wide range of his personal art as well as professional illustration work for rock bands, companies such as Fender Guitars, Shaun White’s clothing line, and much more. If you’re a fan of cartoony art featuring surf= and hot-rod culture, rock n’ roll art, beer drinking cats, sexy cartoon go-go girls, and bug-eyed weirdos, this book is for you!

HC • FC • $39.99 • 224 pages • 11″ x 11″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-340-8

•”Shawn is a cartoonist after my own heart.” -John Kricfalusi, creator of Ren & Stimpy

•Advance solicited for July release!


Haunted Horror #17

Various (w & a) • L.B. Cole (c)

Another terror-ific must-have issue of the fan-favorite with never-before-reprinted Pre-Code classics! Listen to the critics scream: Bloody Disgusting says Haunted Horror is “The best in classic horror comics.”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99



Popeye Classics #35

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

Ahoy, ya swabs! Another great issue of Popeye by the genius cartoonist Bud Sagendorf! This one sports not one, not two, but THREE comics with Popeye and Swee’pea! Surreal masterpieces, rousing tales, and guffaws galore!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Variant cover by Joe Wos!


Bravo For Adventure-SPOTLIGHT

Alex Toth (w & a & c)

Alex Toth’s magnum opus, collected in its entirety for the first time ever! This deluxe hardcover edition contains all three of The Genius’s stories starring Jesse Bravo, knock-about pilot and reluctant swashbuckler, including the original graphic novel that’s been out of print for 30 years. Also included are never-before-seen pencil roughs, preliminary drawings, and story fragments, as well as Toth’s own coloring samples for an edition that never saw print, and-freed from storage after 40 years-some of the coloring for what was intended to be Bravo’s original 1975 first printing in France! The ultimate Bravo for Adventure, published by special arrangement with the Toth family!

HC • PC • $34.99 • 100 pages • 9.5″ x 13″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-350-7

•Collected in its entirety for the first time ever!

•Advance solicited for July release!


The Amazing Spider-Man: The Ultimate Newspaper Comics Collection, Volume 1! 1977-1978

Stan Lee (w) • John Romita (a & c)

The wondrous wall-crawler’s long-running newspaper strip by Stan Lee, John Romita, and others is given the deluxe Library of American Comics treatment, with all Sundays in color and integrated with the dailies-just as they originally appeared in newspapers worldwide. Edited by Bruce Canwell, this first volume includes the complete strips from the series start in 1977 through the end of 1978.

HC • PC • $49.99 • 312 pages • 11″ x 8.5″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-351-4

•By legends Stan Lee and John Romita!

•Advance solicited for July release!


Shadow Show: Stories In Celebration of Ray Bradbury

Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella, Neil Gaiman, Mort Castle, Audrey Niffeneffer, Harlan Ellison, Sam Weller, Dave Eggers, Charles Yu, Alice Hoffman (w) • Charles Paul Wilson III, Maria Frohlich, Eddie Campbell, Mark Sexton, Matthew Dow Smith, Christine Larsen, S L Gallant, Chris Evenhuis (a) • Charles Paul Wilson III (c)

Acclaimed writers and artists come together to pay tribute to the one and only Ray Bradbury in these adaptations of nine short stories such as “By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain,” “The Man Who Forgot Ray Bradbury,” “Backward in Seville,” and more.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-267-8

•”This is a must read for fans of Bradbury as well as short stories.” -RhymesWithGeek.com


Phantasmagoria #2 (of 4)

El Torres (w) • Angel Hernandez (a & c)

“The Ghost Lens,” part 2. The Outer Fiend-a vicious entity that holds enormous power-has possessed the body of Jane Grantley! Professor Hawke and his companions are on the run to save Jane before his mortal enemy gets there first…

FC • 32 pages • $ 3.99


Phantasmagoria #2 (of 4)-Subscription Variant

El Torres (w) • Angel Hernandez (a) • Juan Jose Ryp (c)

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Monster Motors-CERTIFIED COOL

Brian Lynch (w) • Nick Roche (a & c)

In Transylvania, Kentucky, genius mechanic Vic Frankenstein and his android assistant iGOR battle Cadillacula, an evil vampire-car that sucks gas out of other vehicles! Also getting in on the action is Minivan Helsing, four-wheeled monster-hunter! Collects the one-shot, the two-part story “The Curse of Minivan Helsing,” and a special all-new story featuring…Witchcraft Carrier!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-337-8

•”Monster Motors reads like the funnest Saturday morning cartoon that has never existed.” – HorrorTalk.com


Creeple Peeple

Matt Anderson & Patrick Pidgeon (w) • Tim Lattie (a & c)

It’s weird science gone wild! A trio of gifted lab students hatches a bizarre scheme that runs amok when they inadvertently create a mystical bunch of wildly creepy troll-creatures that wreak havoc on campus.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 100 pages

• ISBN: 978-1-63140-334-7

•Co-scripted by Matt Anderson, known for White Picket Fences, Kung Fu Panda, and Cut The Rope!


Dungeons & Dragons: Abraxis Wren of Eberron

Paul Crilley, Keith Baker (w) • Valerio Schiti, Paco Diaz, Atilio Rojo, Chris Lie (a) • menton3 (c)

Eberron holds many wonders, from dragonmarks to warforges, deadly dungeons to elemental airships. As the shadows of evil and conspiracy threaten to envelop the land, heroes of prophecy come forth to save the day. Collects the 2012 Annual, Infestation 2: Dungeons & Dragons, and Eye of the Wolf.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 148 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-265-4

•Art by NEW AVENGERS artist Valerio Schiti!


Drones #3 (of 5)

Chris Lewis (w) • Bruno Oliveira (a) • Cabral (c)

Stinger and Angel Eyes’ quest for answers gets more complicated with the arrival of the world’s most intelligent intelligence agency.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Drones #3 (of 5)-Subscription Variant

Chris Lewis (w) • Bruno Oliveira (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Large knives and drunken goat-fu!


Creature Cops: Special Varmint Unit

Rob Anderson (w) • Fernando Melek, Novo Malgap (a) • Leandro Panganiban & Steve Bird (c)

Patchwork, hybrid animals are everywhere, and it’s up to the Creature Cops to deal with them! From escaped gator-snakes to neglected Horned Mastiffs, burned out veteran Kaminski and his partner Marita Vasquez think they’ve seen it all… until they discover a nest of griffins, and end up on the trail of a ten-year-old cold case that nearly ended Kaminski’s career-and life!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 100 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-333-0

•”It has one of the most original and well-crafted stories I have seen in comics as of late.” -ComicCrusaders.com

•For fans of police procedurals… science fiction… and crazy creatures!

•Extra bonus pages that weren’t in the limited series!


Miami Vice: Remix #4 (of 5)

Joe Casey (w) • Jim Mahfood (a & c)

Detectives Crockett and Tubbs have come back from the brink of death but the Miami drug lords may not be so lucky. Though they have the Miami PD outgunned such things matter not to Lt. Martin Castillo, a master of the Eastern Arts! The streets of Miami are about to be painted in blood by an artist in the ways of war!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•From the minds of renowned creators Joe Casey and Jim Mahfood!


Saved by the Bell, Vol. 1

Joelle Sellner (w) • Chynna Clugston Flores, Tim Fish (a) • Chynna Clugston Flores (c)

All your favorite characters-Zack, Slater, Kelly, Lisa, Screech, and Jessie (and Mr. Belding, of course!)-are back at Bayside High for freshman year, trading in brick phones and mullets for iPhones and Twitter accounts.

TPB • FC • $12.99 • 112 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-312-5


Wonderous: The Adventures of Claire Sinclair, Vol. 1

Joelle Sellner (w) • Rick Burchett (a) • Photo (c)

Meet real-life icon Claire Sinclair, recast here as a financially struggling college student who volunteers for a medical study for some quick cash… and ends up superpowers! When she realizes that her ex-boyfriend also has powers that he’s using to go on a citywide crime spree, it’s super-villain vs. superhero-but will old feelings get in the way?

TPB • FC • $14.99 • 124 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-313-2


Dead Squad: Ayala Tal

Matthew Federman & Stephen Scaia (w) • Netho Diaz (a) • Jeff Langevin (c)

From the pages of DEAD SQUAD, the spotlight is finally shone on the mystery and history of Ayala Tal. Who is this sensual and savage killer? What does she want? And why?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Scribes Matthew Federman and Stephen Scaia lay the groundwork for what’s to come for the “Dead Squad.”

Dead Squad

Matthew Federman & Stephen Scaia (w) • Michael Montenat (a) • Howard Chaykin (c)

Three highly trained Delta Force Operators embark on a high-stakes mission to obtain a mysterious serum. But when they are betrayed by one of their own, securing the drug immediately becomes a matter of life, death, and their own resurrection.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-292-0

•”A very competent military thriller with a dash of sci-fi flair.” -IGN