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“Micronauts” Returns, “Dungeons & Dragons” & “X-Files” Begin in IDW’s April 2016 Solicitations

by  in Comic News Comment

IDW Publishing has released solicitation information and images for new comics and products shipping in April 2016. 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.

IDW Solicitations – Last Six Months






Micronauts #1 — GEM OF THE MONTH

Cullen Bunn (w) • David Baldeón (a) J.H. Williams (c)

THEY CAME FROM A DYING UNIVERSE! ACROYEAR, SPACE GLIDER, BIOTRON and their allies are back, on the run from the evil BARON KARZA, and blasting through a universe where magic and science vie for control! With resources dwindling, the long-lost TIME TRAVELERS may hold the key to salvation… but will it mean armageddon for our world?

FC • 40 pages • $4.99


Micronauts #1 — Gabriel Rodriguez Variant

Cullen Bunn (w) • David Baldeón (a) • Gabriel Rodriguez (c)

FC • 40 pages • $4.99


Micronauts #1 — David Baldeon Variant

Cullen Bunn (w) • David Baldeón (a & c)

FC • 40 pages • $4.99


Micronauts #1 — Classic Action Figure Photo Variant

Cullen Bunn (w) • David Baldeón (a) • photo (c)

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

Micronauts #1 — Blank Sketch Variant

Cullen Bunn (w) • David Baldeón (a) • Blank Sketch Variant (c)

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

Micronauts #1 Complete 3D Box Set

Cullen Bunn (w) • David Baldeón (a) • Baldeón, Rodriguez, Williams 3D, Classic Action Figure Photo (c)

Want to collect all the covers, but don’t have the time to chase them down? Buy the entire set, which comes in a collectible box! Includes all four covers from J.H. Williams, David Baldeón, Gabriel Rodriguez, the Classic Action Figure photo cover, and a special exclusive 3D version of the cover from J.H. Williams, unavailable anywhere else! Also includes 3D glasses!

FC • 40 pages x 5 • $27.99

•The all-new story of one of the most legendary teams in comics history!

•Written by Cullen Bunn (Uncanny X-Men, The Sixth Gun)

•Art by David Baldeón (Nova, Spider-Man: Web Warriors)

•New heroes and new villains join the battle with classic fan-favorites!


Dungeons & Dragons: Legends of Baldur’s Gate #1 IDW’s Greatest Hits Edition

Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a & c)

Introducing IDW’s Greatest Hits! One-dollar versions of key issues and launch-points from your favorite IDW books! This month, it’s Dungeons & Dragons: Legends of Baldur’s Gate #1! Long thought lost, the legendary ranger MINSC and his hamster, BOO, return to the present day — and instantly find themselves embroiled in an action-packed conspiracy that threatens the Sword Coast!

FC • 32 pages • $1.00


Dragonlance Classics, Vol. 3

Dan Mishkin, Larry Ganem, Don Kraar (w) • Ron Randall, Dave Hoover, Dave Simons, Aldrin Aw (a) • Ron Randall (c)

Volume 3 collects issues #17-25, including the storylines “A Winter’s Knight,” “Landfall,” and “Dragonring.”

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 236 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-593-8

•”I would recommend this collection to longtime readers of the Dragonlance series, as it was great to re-visit some of the old characters. If you’re unfamiliar with Dragonlance but a fan of Conan or Red Sonja, this series is right up your alley.” -GonzoGeek.com


Dungeons & Dragons #1 — SPOTLIGHT

Jim Zub (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Max Dunbar (c)

MINSC AND BOO ARE BACK! And things have never looked more dire, as mysterious forces draw the legendary ranger and his crew of adventurers to RAVENLOFT, the Realm of Terror… where they find themselves face to face with undead horrors in the land od eternal night!

FC • 40 pages • $4.99


Dungeons & Dragons #1 — Subscription Variant

Jim Zub (w) • Nelson Daniel (a & c)

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

•Jim Zub (Wayward, Samurai Jack) returns with a perfect jumping-on point, continuing the adventures of the team introduced in the hit Legends of Baldur’s Gate!

•Introducing the dramatic style of artist Nelson Daniel (Judge Dredd)!

•Minsc and Boo are cult favorite characters from the best-selling Baldur’s Gate video game series which has sold millions of copies around the world.

•Variant cover of amazing Ravenloft art featuring Count Strahd von Zarovich!


The X-Files: Season 10 #1 IDW’s Greatest Hits Edition

Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh (a) • Carlos Valenzuela (c)

Introducing IDW’s Greatest Hits! One-dollar versions of key issues and launch-points from your favorite IDW books! This month, it’s The X-Files: Season 10 #1! The modern era of The X-Files starts…here!

FC • 32 pages • $1.00


The X-Files: Complete Season 10, Vol. 1

Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh, Matthew Dow Smith, Elena Casagrande, Greg Scott, menton3 (a) • Carlos Valenzuela (c)

For years, FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully toiled in the X-Files unit, a one-office division of the Bureau dealing with cases deemed unsolvable and related to unexplained phenomena. During their investigations, Mulder, the “believer,” and Scully, the “skeptic,” delved into the occult, religion, urban legends, conspiracy theories, UFOs, alien abductions, and genetic engineering. Eventually, both agents left the FBI and began a new life together in peaceful anonymity, which endured until now. Collects the first 15 issues of the Season 10 series.

TPB • FC • $34.99 • 364 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-601-0

•”This is The X-Files at its best.” -SciFiPulse.net



The X-Files #1 — SPOTLIGHT

Joe Harris (w) • Matthew Dow Smith (a) • menton3 (c)

Thirteen years after the original series run, THE X-FILES has enjoyed a momentous return to television in a thrilling event series from creator/executive producer Chris Carter. Now, with the participation of Carter, IDW Publishing is proud to bring to comics the continuing adventures of iconic FBI Agents FOX MULDER and DANA SCULLY!

FC • 40 pages • $4.99


The X-Files #1 — Photo Variant

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

FC • 40 pages • $4.99


The X-Files # 1 — Art Appreciation Variant

Joe Harris (w) • Matthew Dow Smith (a) • Miran Kim (c)

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

•Executive produced by The X-Files creator Chris Carter!

•Based on the show, which has returned to television!

•The new ongoing series starts HERE!

•Featuring a 2016 photo cover from the brand new show!

•Ask your retailer about the variant cover by Miran Kim!

•Part of IDW’s “Art Appreciation Month” promotion!


Hot Damn #1 (of 4) — SPOTLIGHT

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

The masterminds of D4VE reunite with HOT DAMN, and they’re taking you straight to Hell. Hard living catches up to Teddy, and eternal damnation awaits — but it’s nothing like the good book tells you. Hell is a therapy session you can never leave…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Hot Damn #1 (of 4) — Subscription Variant

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•From the same creative team that brought you the smash-hit D4VE!



Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #57

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

“Leatherhead” Part 2! Mysterious intruders bring death and destruction to the new inhabitants of the Technodrome! Does Leatherhead know more than he’s letting on? Who can the Turtles trust?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #57 — Art Appreciation Variant

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•A mutant murder mystery…TMNT style!

•Part of IDW’s “Art Appreciation Month” promotion!

•Variant cover by Kevin Eastman!


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 1: Shell Unleashed

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

Collecting the first 12 issues, this volume is the perfect way to catch up on the new ongoing series. Raphael wanders the streets of NYC in search of food, shelter, and answers. His brothers and Master Splinter vow to find him but a mutant alley cat named Old Hob and his gang of criminals keep getting in their way. The very core of the Turtles’ family is at stake as a new origin of the TMNT is revealed!

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 292 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-576-1

•”IDW’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics are the TMNT comics you’ve wanted since 1989.” -ComicsAlliance.com


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Amazing Adventures #9

Matt Manning, Caleb Goellner (w) • Chad Thomas, Ruari Coleman (a) Jon Sommariva (c)

“The Frogs of War” Part 1! Napoleon Bonafrog comes to NYC to enlist the help of the Turtles. To what end? The answer soon becomes clear: Tiger Claw has convinced Napoleon’s mutant frog family to join the Foot Clan!!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Amazing Adventures #9 — Subscription Variant

Matt Manning, Caleb Goellner (w) • Chad Thomas, Ruari Coleman (a) Lucas Elliot (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures Omnibus, Vol. 1

Kenny Byerly, Scott Tipton, David Tipton, Erik Burnham, Cullen Bunn, Brian Smith, Derek Fridolfs, Landry Q. Walker, David Server (w) • Dario Brizuela, Adam Archer, Chad Thomas, Marcelo Ferreira (a) • Jon Sommariva (c)

Spinning straight out of the hit Nickelodeon cartoon, New Animated Adventures is an all-ages book perfect for fans old and new that collects 16 separate all-action stories. Includes issues #1-12 of the comic series.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 256 pages • 6″ x 9″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-599-0

•Awesome All-Ages Action!


Back to the Future #7: Continuum Conundrum Part 2

Bob Gale, John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c)

WHO IS DOC BROWN? Marty McFly thought he knew, but now even Doc himself isn’t sure. The mystery of the “Continuum Conundrum” deepens — as Marty and Jennifer’s lives are thrown in upheaval again!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Back to the Future #7: Continuum Conundrum Part 2 — Art Appreciation Variant

Bob Gale, John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a) • Timothy Lim (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Part of IDW’s “Art Appreciation Month” promotion!


Back to the Future Cover Gallery

Various (a) • Dan Schoening (c)

Great Scott! Jump in your DeLorean, crank it to 88 MPH, slip the time-stream, and check out many rare, hard-to-find, and fan-favorite BACK TO THE FUTURE covers! Collected for the first time in this 32-page art extravaganza.  In the immortal words of Marty McFly: “Heavy.”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Featuring cover art by J. Scott Campbell, Sean Murphy, Darick Robertson, Drew Rausch, Amy Mebberson, Dan Schoening…and many more!


Strawberry Shortcake #1 — SPOTLIGHT

Georgia Ball (w) • Amy Mebberson (a & c)

Strawberry Shortcake returns to comics! And along with her comes the return of one of her most nefarious foes, the Purple Pie Man! Join us for the launch of this berry special two-part story re-introducing everyone’s favorite bad baker to the current Strawberry Shortcake mythos!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Strawberry Shortcake #1 — Quintype Subscription Variant

Georgia Ball (w) • Amy Mebberson (a) • Tina Francisco (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Strawberry Shortcake #1 — Scented Variant

Georgia Ball (w) • Amy Mebberson (a) • Nicoletta Baldari (c)

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

•Strawberry Shortcake is back!!

•The first five issues will each have a connected “quintype” subscription variant forming one big image, AND a special, scented variant cover!

•Classic Variant Cover by Nice Peña



My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #41

Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a & c)

“Rainbow Dash’s Very Bad Day” A good day turns bad and Dash can’t shake her bad mood. Before long, it infects all of those around her. What can cure this case of the grumpies?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #41 — Art Appreciation Variant

Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•A special storybook-style issue!

•Part of IDW’s “Art Appreciation Month” promotion!

•Variant Cover by Sara Richard!


My Little Pony: Friends Forever #27

Christina Rice (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a) • Tony Fleecs (c)

It’s cider season and things are busy at Sweet Apple Acres! Unfortunately, Granny has broken her hip and Pinkie Pie is called in to look after the cantankerous elder! Will Pinkie’s optimism triumph over Granny’s stubbornness?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


My Little Pony: Friends Forever #27 — Subscription Variant

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


My Little Pony: Friends Forever, Vol. 6

Ted Anderson, Christina Rice, Georgia Ball (w) • Agnes Garbowska, Jay Fosgitt, Tony Fleecs (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)

Friends Forever contains fours tales of friendship and fun! A strange flu descends over Ponyville and Spike and Zecora must work together to find a cure. Princess Celestia enlists Pinkie Pie’s help in making a cake for Luna’s birthday. Applejack and Fluttershy go camping. And, Rarity travels to Griffinstone to make the perfect uniforms for Gilda the Griffin’s new sports team. Collects issues #21-24.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-596-9

•”The Friends Forever series gives the chance for the rest of the MLP background characters to have their own stories told.” -ComicBuzz.com


Angry Birds: Big Movie Eggstravaganza

Jeff Parker, Paul Tobin (w) • Giorgio Cavazzano, Corrado Mastantuono, Paco Rodriques, Cèsar Ferioli (a) • Paco Rodriques (c)

ALL-NEW ADVENTURES based on The Angry Birds Movie cast of characters! Join Red, Stella, Chuck, Matilda, and the rest of the gang in these all-ages tales of action, adventure, and heart-warming romance. The movie never ends with these gorgeously illustrated, wonderfully written new stories from some of comics most talented creators!

HC • FC • $12.99 • 80 pages • 6″ x 9″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-568-6

•All-new stories!

•All-new movie, in theaters Summer 2016!


Angry Birds Comics #4

Janne Toriseva & Various (w) • Marco Gervasio (a) • Ciro Cangiolosi (c)

Spring is here! And the Angry Birds have planted a garden. But when our heroes of the hoe are about to finally enjoy the fruits of their labor, those pesky pigs appear to spoil everything!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Angry Birds Comics #4 — Subscription Variant

Janne Toriseva & Various (w) • Marco Gervasio (a) • Paco Rodriques (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Donald Duck #12

Osvaldo Pavese, Joe Torcivia (w) • Romano Scarpa, Daniel Branca (a) • Dave Alvarez (c)

“Vicious Cycles!” Scrooge’s latest money-making scheme requires Donald to win a pro bicycle race — and beat brutal biking champ Two-Wheel McHeel!

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

Donald Duck #12 — Subscription Variant

Osvaldo Pavese, Joe Torcivia (w) • Romano Scarpa, Daniel Branca (a) • Marco Gervasio (c)

FC • 40 pages • $3.99


Donald Duck #12 — Art Appreciation Variant

Osvaldo Pavese, Joe Torcivia (w) • Romano Scarpa, Daniel Branca (a) • Wouter Tulp (c)

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

•Classic Duck artist Daniel Branca makes his IDW debut!

•Continues this beloved series’ legacy numbering at #379!

•40 action-packed pages for only $3.99!

•Check out the Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride variant cover!

•Part of IDW’s “Art Appreciation Month” promotion!


Donald Duck: Timeless Tales, Vol. 1

Romano Scarpa, Al Taliaferro, Daan Jippes (w) • Romano Scarpa, Giorgio Cavazzano, Giovan Battista Carpi, Al Taliaferro, Daan Jippes (a) • Giorgio Cavazzano (c)

Wak! IDW’s first six issues of Donald Duck are gathered in this classy collector’s volume… including great works by Romano Scarpa, Giorgio Cavazzano, Daan Jippes — and the first-ever U.S. publication of “The Diabolical Duck Avenger,” Donald’s classic 1960s debut as a super-anti-hero! With special extras for true Disney Comics aficionados, this Donald compendium provides pages of history and excitement.

HC • FC • $29.99 • 256 pages • 7.25″ x 10″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-572-3

•”Though the stories may be vintage, the humor still works, the art is solid… Recommended for all comic fans!” -MajorSpoilers.com


Mickey Mouse #11

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

“Day of the Colossus: Part 2 of 2!” There’s a giant-size, ancient Greek robot warrior on the loose — and a modern madman at the controls! Do Mickey and Eurasia Toft have the machinepower to stop him?

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

Mickey Mouse #11 — Subscription Variant

Andrea “Casty” Castellan, Jonathan Gray (w) • Giorgio Cavazzano (a) • Fabio Pochet (c)

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

•Fan favorite “Casty” Castellan is back with his wild Mickey co-star, daring Eurasia Toft!

•Continues this beloved series’ legacy numbering at #319!

•40 action-packed pages for only $3.99!

•Check out the Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride variant cover!


Mickey Mouse: The Chirikawa Necklace

Abramo Barosso, Giampaolo Barosso, Joe Torcivia, Romano Scarpa, Jonathan Gray (w) • Romano Scarpa, Michel Nadorp, Wilfred Haughton, Joaquin Canizares Sanchez (a) • Henrieke Goorhuis (c)

Mickey Mouse comics “maestro” Romano Scarpa takes the helm for two of his most amazing and legendary long adventures! In “The Chirikawa Necklace,” Mickey suffers from numbing nervous breakdowns — is a strange piece of jewelry responsible, and could Pegleg Pete be behind it all? Then, in “The Christmas Tree Crimes,” silent nights in Mouseton are shattered by a bizarre Phantom Blot crime wave! Collects issues #7-9.

TPB • FC • $12.99 • 120 pages • 6″ x 9″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-575-4

•”An all-ages adventure that touches on historically societal issues is an incredibly rare find in the modern comic book landscape.” — Infinitecomix.com


Uncle Scrooge #13

Francesco Artibani, William Van Horn (w) • Alessandro Perina, William Van Horn (a) • Alessandro Perina (c)

“Scrooge’s Last Adventure: Part 1 of 4!” When Glomgold, Rockerduck, Magica and the Beagle Boys team up to beat Scrooge, what happens after they win? Then William Van Horn teams Scrooge and Uncle Rumpus in “Nothing Like It!”

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

Uncle Scrooge #13 — Subscription Variant

Francesco Artibani, William Van Horn (w) • Alessandro Perina, William Van Horn (a) • Derek Charm (c)

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

•Scrooge McDuck’s four most famous foes — and a new story by fan favorite William Van Horn, all in this issue!

•Continues this beloved series’ legacy numbering at #417!

•40 action-packed pages for only $3.99!

•Check out the Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride variant cover!


Walt Disney’s Comics & Stories #730

Ben Verhagen, Bruno Sarda, Jonathan Gray (w) • Ben Verhagen, Franco Valussi (a) • Henrieke Goorhuis (c)

Uncle Scrooge wishes his orchard grew more fruit for less money — until Donald’s magic “Music for Melons” turns the crops skyscraper-size! Next, it’s a hunt for pirate gold in “The Search For the Zodiac Stone,” Part 10!

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

Walt Disney’s Comics & Stories #730 — Subscription Variant

Ben Verhagen, Bruno Sarda, Jonathan Gray (w) • Ben Verhagen, Franco Valussi (a) • Alessia Martusciello (c)

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

•Beloved Duck writer/artist Ben Verhagen is back with an outrageous Scrooge and Donald comedy!

•40 action-packed pages for only $3.99!

•Check out the Matterhorn variant cover!


Star Trek #56 — Legacy of Spock, Part Two

Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a & c)

“Legacy of Spock” continues here, in this special story celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Star Trek franchise! Spock Prime reflects on the alternate timeline he left behind… but he faces a new threat in the present, as the Romulan Empire threatens to end the Vulcans’ search for a new homeworld before it begins!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Star Trek #56 — Legacy of Spock, Part Two — Art Appreciation Variant

Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a) • John Watson (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•See what happens to Leonard Nimoy’s Spock after the events of the 2009 film!

•Part of IDW’s “Art Appreciation Month” promotion!


Star Trek: Starfleet Academy #5 (of 5)

Mike Johnson and Ryan Parrott (w) • Derek Charm (a & c)

In the epic finale of IDW’s new hit mini-series, past and present collide as our new crew finds the most unlikely allies in the heart of uncharted space! Can they finally come together and change the future of Starfleet forever? 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: Starfleet Academy #5 (of 5) — Subscription Variant

Mike Johnson and Ryan Parrott (w) • Derek Charm (a) • Stephen Thompson (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•For fans of Harry Potter, Gotham Academy — anyone who loves seeing gifted youngsters come into their own!

•Variant Cover by Malachi Ward!


Star Trek Gold Key Archives, Vol. 5

Arnold Drake, John David Warner, George Kashdan, Allan Moniz (w) • Alberto Giolitti (a) • Michael Stribling (c)

Boldly going… where it all started! Presenting the first comic book adventures of the U.S.S. Enterprise and her crew! Fully remastered with new colors, volume 5 collects issues #25-28 and #30-31 (#29 was a reprint of #1), including stories “Dwarf Planet,” “The Perfect Dream,” “Ice Journey,” “The Mimicking Menace,” “Death of a Star,” and “The Final Truth.”

HC • FC • $29.99 • 160 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-598-3

•”This, and the previous volumes, are a fantastic read… between the covers there are some good Trek stories.” -ComicCrusaders.com


Star Trek: Manifest Destiny #1 (of 4) — SPOTLIGHT

Mike Johnson & Ryan Parrott (w) • Angel Hernandez (a & c)

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the STAR TREK franchise in 2016 with this all-new bi-weekly comics event beginning in April! It’s Captain Kirk and the Enterprise crew vs. the Klingons in the ultimate showdown! Art by STAR TREK/GREEN LANTERN fan-favorite Angel Hernandez!

FC • 40 pages • $4.99


Star Trek: Manifest Destiny #1 (of 4) — Subscription Variant

Mike Johnson & Ryan Parrott (w) • Angel Hernandez (a) • Tony Shasteen (c)

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

•The return of the Klingons as a major foe in the Trek universe!

•Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek and the upcoming blockbuster film with a stunning miniseries, from the talent that brought you Star Trek/Green Lantern and Star Trek: Starfleet Academy! 

•Variant Cover by Rachael Stott!

Star Trek: Manifest Destiny: KLINGON LANGUAGE EDITION #1 (of 4)

Mike Johnson & Ryan Parrott (w) • Angel Hernandez (a & c)

The same great story…But completely translated into the Klingon language!

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

Star Trek: Manifest Destiny: KLINGON LANGUAGE EDITION #1 (of 4) — Subscription Variant

Mike Johnson & Ryan Parrott (w) • Angel Hernandez (a) • Tony Shasteen (c)

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

•Variant Cover by Rachael Stott!


Star Trek: Manifest Destiny #2 (of 4)

Mike Johnson & Ryan Parrott (w) • Angel Hernandez (a & c)

The blockbuster mini-series continues as Captain Kirk and the Enterprise crew face off with the Klingons in deep space… a conflict that could ignite all-out galactic war! Don’t miss this special event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the STAR TREK franchise!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Star Trek: Manifest Destiny #2 (of 4) — Subscription Variant

Mike Johnson & Ryan Parrott (w) • Angel Hernandez (a) • Tony Shasteen (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Variant Cover by JK Woodward!


Transformers #52

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

ALL HAIL OPTIMUS part 3! OPTIMUS PRIME has declared the Earth to be his territory… but even he can’t go it alone. Now he reaches out across the galaxy to form a coalition — of old friends and older enemies.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers #52 — Art Appreciation Variant

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Special guest artist Livio Ramondelli takes us to CYBERTRON and beyond!

•Who will stand with Optimus — and who will turn against him?

•Part of IDW’s “Art Appreciation Month” promotion!

•Variant Cover by Priscilla Tramontano!


Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #52

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

Megatron vs. Tarn.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #52 — Subscription Variant

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

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•The battle we’ve been waiting for since 2012.

•One will stand, one will fall… unless they both fall.

•Variant Cover by Priscilla Tramontano!


Transformers: Sins of the Wreckers #4 (of 5)

Nick Roche (w & a & c)

WEB OF DECEIT! The search for PROWL leads the WRECKERS deep into enemy territory — and that’s where they’re at their best! Unfortunately, with the lives they’ve lived — the pasts they battle to escape — even their best isn’t enough to save everybody.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Transformers: Sins of the Wreckers #4 (of 5) — Subscription Variant

Nick Roche (w & a) • EJ Su (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Variant Cover by Priscilla Tramontano!


Transformers: Distant Stars

Mairghread Scott (w) • Corin Howell, Sara Pitre-Durocher (a) • Naoto Tsushima (c)

After the events of “Combiner 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? Collects issues #4-7 of the Windblade series and the Combiner Hunters One-Shot.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-600-3

•”This is not your average Transforming Robot comic book, this is so much more!” -BigGlasgowComic.com

•Featuring Windblade!


Transformers Robots in Disguise Animated

Georgia Ball (w) • Priscilla Tramontano (a & c)

GO TEAM ‘BEE! BUMBLEBEE leads an all-star team of AUTOBOTS to Earth to find rogue DECEPTICONS… but in this all-new story based on the hit Cartoon Network animated series, they’re forced to go up against their old friend, ULTRA MAGNUS. What terrible secret can set AUTOBOT against AUTOBOT?!

TPB • FC • $14.99 • 152 pages • 6″ x 9″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-565-5

•”For a light-hearted, accessible dose of TRANSFORMERS action, you’re unlikely to find anything better.” -WordoftheNerdOnline.com



Street Fighter X G.I. JOE #3 (of 6)

Aubrey Sitterson (w) • Emilio Laiso (a) • Zach Howard (c)

With the first round of duels settled, the World Warrior Tournament enters the quarterfinals! But can the forces of G.I. Joe and their Street Fighter allies remain in the fight long enough to take down M. Bison himself? The time for titanic tussles has arrived!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Street Fighter X G.I. JOE #3 (of 6) — Subscription Variant

Aubrey Sitterson (w) • Emilio Laiso (a) • Chris Evenhuis (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Your favorite Street Fighter characters face off against G.I. JOE for the first time ever!

•8-bit Variant Cover by Matthew Waite!


Transformers vs G.I. JOE #12

Tom Scioli, John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c)

WELCOME TO THE TERROR DROME! As the forces of COBRA plot a treacherous move, OPTIMUS PRIME descends in to CYBERTRONIAN hell in search of the MATRIX. They say the sun also rises… but will it be friend or foe?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


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•The road to hell is paved with good intentions… and DINOBOTS!

•The end is nigh, and the action has never been bigger!


G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #227: Cobra Nation, Part 2

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

Cobra Commander’s plan would be going perfectly — If he hadn’t messed with the wrong people: his own members of Cobra! Now Destro, Zartan, The Baroness, Tomax and Xamot want something from Cobra Commander… and if he wants his COBRA NATION to succeed, he’ll have to do just as they say!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #227: Cobra Nation, Part 2 — Art Appreciation Variant

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Juan Carlos Ruiz (c)

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•COBRA NATION CONTINUES!

•Part of IDW’s Art Appreciation Month!


Jem and the Holograms #14: Dark Jem, Part 4

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

The HOLOGRAMS reluctantly try to disconnect SYNERGY to stop the DARK JEM infection from spreading — but it’s far too late. SYNERGY is gone… and what’s taken her place isn’t under anyone’s control. In fact — SILICA is striking out on her own!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Jem and the Holograms #14: Dark Jem, Part 4 — Art Appreciation Variant

Kelly Thompson (w) • Sophie Campbell (a) • Jen Bartel (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•The biggest JEM story will grab you by the heart and never let go… until you stop feeling.

•Is all hope lost for JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS?!

•Part of IDW’s “Art Appreciation Month” promotion!


Jem and the Holograms, Vol. 2: Viral

Kelly Thompson (w) • Emma Vieceli, Corin Howell, Amy Mebberson, Arielle Jovellanos, Rebekah Isaacs, Jen Bartel, Agnes Garbowska, Sophie Campbell (a) • Jen Bartel (c)

Jerrica and her sisters face their biggest threat yet — success! Meanwhile, the Misfits aren’t taking these upstarts lying down… as they find themselves under new management. Plus, go behind the scenes and see THE HOLOGRAMS and THE MISFITS from a whole new perspective… that of music columnist Rio Pacheco! Collects issues #7-10, the Outrageous Annual 2015, and the 2015 Holiday Special.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-579-2

•”Jem continues to be a fun, all-ages friendly musical romp and one of IDW’s strongest showings these days.” -Newsarama


Godzilla: Oblivion #2 (of 5)

Joshua Fialkov (w) • Brian Churilla (a & c)

King Ghidorah invades a world that has never known monsters. The world’s military and scientists struggle to find a way to stop him. The only option may be the unthinkable…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla: Oblivion #2 (of 5) — Subscription Variant

Joshua Fialkov (w) • Brian Churilla (a) • James Stokoe (c)

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•Monster madness from two worlds collide!

•Variant Cover by Jimbo Salgado!



Mars Attacks: Occupation #2 (of 5)

John Layman (w) • Andy Kuhn (a) • John McCrea (c)

The Martians came. The Martians saw. The Martians conquered. Now the space invaders cruelly rule over humanity, which has no hope for liberation… until Ruby Johnson decided she had enough and started fighting back.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Mars Attacks: Occupation #2 (of 5) — Ryan Brown Throwback Card Variant

John Layman (w) • Andy Kuhn (a) • Ryan Brown (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Mars Attacks is back, along with that pesky human writer, John Layman, too!

•Each issue will have a throwback card cover with all-new art by Ryan Brown, highlighting the glory days of the Martian Empire®!

•Variant Cover by Alex Horley!


Ghostbusters International #4

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

“The Plot Thickens.” While Egon and Kylie study the Poveglian discovery, Winston, Peter, and Ray continue on their worldwide tour, heading north to France – and a terrifying stop at one of the creepiest locations in (or is that under?) Paris!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


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Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Corin Howell (c)

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•Just in time for the new movie!


Judge Dredd #5

Ulises Fariñas & Erick Freitas (w) • Dan McDaid (a) • Fariñas (c)

Mega-City Zero, Part 5! Dredd and the girls begin a quest in light last issue’s revelation in this chapter, entitled “This User Does Not Exist.”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Judge Dredd #5 — Subscription Variant

Ulises Fariñas & Erick Freitas (w) • Dan McDaid (a) • Darick Robertson (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Judge Dredd #5 — Art Appreciation Variant

Ulises Fariñas & Erick Freitas (w) • Dan McDaid (a) • Nick Percival (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Dredd boldly goes where no Judge has gone before!

•Variant cover by Darick Robertson (Transmetropolitan)!

•Part of IDW’s “Art Appreciation Month” promotion!



Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: A Spoon Too Short #3 (of 5)

Arvind Ethan David (w) • Ilias Kyriazis (a & c)

A Spoon Too Short is Dirk Gently’s most baffling and incomprehensible case. Inspired by the tantalizing alternative title for the Dirk adventure Douglas Adams was working on prior to his death, A Spoon Too Short follows the continuing adventures of the world’s weirdest detective all the way to Africa!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


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Arvind Ethan David (w) • Ilias Kyriazis (a) • Robert Hack (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•The star of two (almost three) beloved Douglas Adams novels comes to comics!

•Executive produced by the writer of the upcoming TV series, Max Landis (Chronicle and Superman: American Alien)!

•Variant covers by Robert Hack (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)!

•Ask your retailer about the travel poster variant cover by Brian Miller (The X-Files)!


The Rocketeer At War! #4 (of 4)

Marc Guggenheim (w) • Dave Bullock (a & c)

The Rocketeer dons his helmet and soars into action to foil the Nazis’ plans to destroy New York City. But can even the jet-packed marvel defeat the combined might of the Axis powers and their diabolical PROJECT BEDLAM? Find out in the thrilling finale of…THE ROCKETEER AT WAR!

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

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Marc Guggenheim (w) • Dave Bullock (a) • Nick Bradshaw (c)

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•The triumphant return of Dave Stevens’ classic creation, The Rocketeer!


Danger Girl: Permission to Thrill Coloring Book

J. Scott Campbell (a & c)

Sultry. Sexy. And stripped… of color! The luscious artwork of J. Scott Campbell is unmistakable and often imitated — and now it’s yours to color in this collection of artwork from the comic book series Danger Girl. From thrilling scenes to chilling curves, Permission to Thrill brings the best of the comics medium to the world of coloring books!

TPB • FC • $9.99 • 64 pages • 8.5″ x 11″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-571-6

•Put your own colors on J. Scott Campbell’s legendary line work!

Russ Heath’s Yellow Heat: Artist’s Edition Portfolio — SPOTLIGHT

Bruce Jones (w) • Russ Heath (a & c)

Russ Heath is one to the finest artists in comic book history. In a career that began more than 70 years ago, he has worked for nearly every publisher. This Artist’s Edition Portfolio prints one of Heath’s most beautiful and notorious stories, “Yellow Heat!” Originally published in Vampirella #58 in 1977, “Yellow Heat” has been called Heath’s greatest work. It is reproduced here meticulously scanned from the original art, and collected in a hardcover portfolio case.

BW • $40.00 • 8 prints • 12″ x 17″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-620-1

•All pages scanned directly from the original art!

•Advance solicited for June release!


Mike Mignola’s Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects: Artist’s Edition HC — SPOTLIGHT

Mike Mignola (w & a & c)

IDW Publishing is proud to present the second Artist’s Edition by Mike Mignola, the Eisner Award-winning creator of Hellboy.

Mike Mignola’s The Amazing Screw-on Head and Other Curious Objects features the classic Eisner Award-winning story of Screw-on head’s epic battles with Emperor Zombie and a host other bizarre and quirky villains, all in the greatest Mignola tradition!

This collection will also feature a great selection of other stories as well as an expansive gallery section.

HC • BW • $75.00 net discount item • 160 Pages • 12″ x 17″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-619-5

•Advance-solicited for June release!

•Fans of Mike Mignola cannot afford to mss this incredible Artist’s Edition!

Wynonna Earp #3

Beau Smith (w) • Chris Evenhuis (a) • Lora Innes (c)

After bringing down Mars Del Rey’s cannibal cartel, Wynonna Earp needs to unwind… what better way to do that than chasing down a dangerous half-demon fugitive with the help of a new partner? All in a day’s work for the U.S. Marshals Black Badge division’s finest!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Wynonna Earp #3 — Subscription Variant

Beau Smith (w) • Chris Evenhuis (a & c)

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Wynonna Earp #3 — Photo Variant

Beau Smith (w) • Lora Innes (a) • Photo (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Look for the all-new television show premiering in Spring 2016 on SyFy!


Wynonna Earp: The Legend Begins — CERTIFIED COOL

Beau Smith (w) • Joyce Chin, Luis Diaz, Carlos Ferreira, Pat Lee, Manual Vidal, Enrique Villagran (a) • Lora Innes (c)

Wynonna Earp, descendant of the famous lawman, follows in Wyatt’s shoes, but with one difference: she brings the unnatural to justice! Redneck, trailer trash, drug-running vampires, bounty-hunting biker werewolves, immortal desperadoes, an ancient mummy hitman and the Egyptian Mafia: these are the kinds of perpetrators that covert U.S. Marshal Wynonna Earp hunts down on a regular basis. Collects all of the early tales including the original mini-series, plus “Home on the Strange,” “Blood is the Harvest,” and “The Yeti Wars.”

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 300 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-602-7

•Catch the excitement on TV this spring!


Apocrypha Now! — SPOTLIGHT

Mark Russell (w) • Shannon Wheeler (a & c)

Mark Russell & Shannon Wheeler’s faithful-yet-irreverent approach to

the Bible made their book GOD IS DISAPPOINTED IN YOU a modern cult

classic. Now, by popular demand, they turn their attention to the best

parts left out of the canonical Bible, including the Midrash, the

Apocrypha, Gnostic Gospels, and more! And if you thought the BIBLE had

some weird stuff in it…

TP • FC • $19.99 • 208 pages • 5″ x 8″ • ISBN: 978-1-60309-369-9

•”Mr. Russell and Mr. Wheeler have used irreverence to win an audience for what is actually a slyly empathetic retelling of Bible stories.” -The New York Times


God is Disappointed in You/Apocrypha Now Slipcase Edition

Mark Russell (w) • Shannon Wheeler (a & c)

Hallelujah – the beloved classic has risen again! And this time it brought company.

Celebrate the second coming of Mark Russell & Shannon Wheeler with

this handy slipcase set, containing both God Is Disappointed in You

and the new sequel Apocrypha Now! — two hilarious must-haves at one

amazing price.

TP w/slipcase • FC • $34.99 • 432 pages • 5″ x 8″ • ISBN: 978-1-60309-386-6


October Faction #15

Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)

Vampires are on the loose, and Lucas is missing. Can Philip be saved? Can Lucas be freed from another dimension? The Allan family and friends must use everything they know to crack the case.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


October Faction #15 — Art Appreciation Variant

Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•Part of IDW’s “Art Appreciation Month” promotion!


October Faction, Vol. 2

Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)

The Allan family has inducted Dante, a.k.a. Robot Face, into the fold, and Geoff and Vivian have begun their training in the family business; monster hunting. All looks well for the Allans, but Sheriff Chambers is slowly catching on to their occult activities. Collects issues #7-12.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 136 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-597-6

•”It is a clear example of a horror writer at the top of his game, supported by an artist who understands his sensibilities perfectly.” -ComicWow.com


The Maxx: Maxximized #30

Sam Kieth (w & a & c)

Julie’s search for Sara continues in the most unlikely of places. Meanwhile, a secret is revealed that will change Sara forever. 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


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Sam Kieth (w & a & c)

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3 Devils #2 (of 4)

Bo Hampton (w & a & c)

Under the ex-slave Marcus’ one good watchful eye, the stunningly beautiful Gypsy girl is taught everything he knows about fighting to the death. With vengeance against the White Man always boiling in the back of her brain, she proves to be a masterful student… and killing machine!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

•A supernatural western from writer/artist Bo Hampton (New Mutants, Batman: Castle of the Bat)!


Amazing Forest #4

Ulises Fariñas & Erick Freitas (w) • Jelena Djordjevic, Victor Puchalski, Adrian Bago Gonzalez, Hyendo Park (a) • Ulises Farinas (c)

Tales for the bold. Ideas for the strange. Ulises Farinas, Erick Freitas, and a cavalcade of new talents bring to life amazing fantastical tales: A world where dogs are more than they seem! A town terrorized by the devil’s own horse! A murder-bot who’s done killing! And cuddly teddy bears invade the planet!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


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Ulises Farinas & Erick Freitas (w) • Jelena Djordjevic, Victor Puchalski, Adrian Bago Gonzalez, Hyendo Park (a) • Jess Smart Smiley (c)

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•32 pages of pure allegorical madness!


Gutter Magic #4 (of 4)

Rich Douek (w) • Brett Barkley (a & c)

It’s all come down to this – as Cinder stands on the cusp of achieving wizardly powers, the Morgue steps in to put an end to his ambitions. How much will Cinder risk to overcome her, and grasp the power he desires? Find out in the explosive conclusion to Gutter Magic!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Rich Douek (w) • Brett Barkley (a) • Joe Mulvey (c)

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Victorie City #4 (of 4)

Keith Carmack (w) • Vincent Nappi (a) • George Pratt (c)

Detective Hektor Ness did everything in his power to stop Brahm Allvar, the deranged killer and now supernaturally empowered psychopath. Hektor Ness did everything he could to find Cyndi Brown and bring her back safely to her family. But now Hektor Ness is dead. Long live Detective Hektor Ness…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Victorie City #4 (of 4) — Subscription Variant

Keith Carmack (w) • Vincent Nappi (a & c)

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•In collaboration with 44FLOOD!


Fistful of Blood — CERTIFIED COOL

Kevin Eastman, Simon Bisley (w & a & c)

Re-releasing the crazed adventure from Kevin Eastman and Simon Bisley! This new edition features artwork re-mastered by Kevin Eastman, all-new colors, and a plethora of sketches, process work, and other bonus material.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-573-0

•”If you’re a fan of westerns, horror, action, adventure, reading, life, anything and everything, you have to read this book.” -ComicWow.com


The Eighth Seal #5 (of 5)

James Tynion IV (w) • Jeremy Rock (a) • Lukas Ketner (c)

The fate of the United States of America rests in the hands of First Lady Amelia Greene, but the creature inside of her has left her mind in shambles, and there may be no hope.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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James Tynion IV (w) • Jeremy Rock (a) • Travel Foreman (c)

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•From James Tynion IV, writer of TMNT/Batman!

•A perfect blend of political intrigue and cosmic horror!

•The horrific, heart-wrenching conclusion to the first act of THE EIGHTH SEAL!


Insufferable: On the Road #3

Mark Waid (w) • Peter Krause (a & c)

Well, that’s pretty much the end of Galahad, then. Trapped in a burning building with a bunch of kids who think he’s a fraud. He’s not likely to be able to save them — not without sacrificing himself. Send flowers.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


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Waid (w) • Peter Krause (a) • Tom Fowler (c)

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The Incredible Hulk: Herb Trimpe Marvel Artist Select Series — SPOTLIGHT

Stan Lee, Archie Goodwin, Roy Thomas, Harlan Ellison, Len Wein, Bill Mantlo, Herb Trimpe (w) • Herb Trimpe (a & c)

This oversized, limited-edition hardcover celebrates the late, legendary Herb Trimpe’s time on The Incredible Hulk with a carefully-chosen selection of Trimpe’s most impactful issues pulled from his decades long career with Marvel and The Incredible Hulk. Each copy of this 679-copy limited-edition hardcover is slip-cased, hand-numbered, and signed by Herb Trimpe himself.

HC • FC • $112.50 net discount item • 416 pages • 9″ x 13″ • UPC: 827714010428

•Advance solicited for May release!

•This collection only available in this limited-edition run!


Michael Wm. Kaluta: The Complete Sketchbooks HC — CERTIFIED COOL

Michael Wm. Kaluta (a & c)

Michael Wm. Kaluta has been creating beautiful imagery for more than 40 years. Highlights of his career include what many consider to be the definitive version of The Shadow, the still in-progress Starstruck, and a myriad of stunning covers illustrated for nearly every comics publisher — as well as being part of the legendary art collective known simply as The Studio (along with Jeffery Catherine Jones, Barry Windsor-Smith, and Bernie Wrightson).

This collection presents all five Kaluta sketchbooks published by IDW, featuring art selected by the artist from his personal archives — a cornucopia of delightful delineations and lovely line drawings by a true master of the form.

HC • PC • $49.99 • 256 pages • 9″ x 12″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-595-2


LOAC Essentials Presents King Features Vol. 1: Krazy Kat 1934 — CERTIFIED COOL

George Herriman (w & a & c)

Much attention has been paid to Herrriman’s Sunday full-page comics, yet it is in the daily Krazy Kat strips that the cartoonist most frankly illustrates many of his major themes, especially the shifting nature of social identity.

The 1934 strips reprinted in this book fit anyone’s definition of “essential.” They show Krazy Kat at top speed, ever-changing, endlessly inventive, with language that sparkles with double meanings and more in lines such as “his malady drills me to my sole.”

The year includes homages to old jokes and bricks, followed by playful references to sex, drink, and even drugs. The daily Krazy Kat strips are often Herriman’s most personal works and standouts in this year include Krazy Kat’s attempt to write a memoir and the Kat’s quietly waiting for the last leaf of “ottim” to fall (a tender scene that finds echoes in Charles Schulz’s drawing Linus admiring the last autumn’s leaf stubborn spirit). It could also be argued that the daily is more accessible to the new reader. Herriman biographer Michael Tisserand provides an insightful introduction.

HC • B&W • $29.99 • 328 pages • 12″ x 4.25″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-408-5

•The celebration of 100 years of King Features continues!


Li’l Abner: The Complete Dailies and Color Sundays, Vol. 8: 1949-1950

Al Capp (w & a & c)

“Start the day right — kick a Kigmy and avoid a fight!” Introducing the hilarious Kigmy, the critter that loves to be kicked in order to relieve the world’s frustrations! Plus, Abner takes on Evil-Eye Fleegle and Battlin’ McNoodnik, while Wolf Gal, Hawk Gal, and Pig Gal create a frantic Sadie Hawkins Day. Then Abner goes out west in search of Three-Gun Carson and tours the sights in the republic of El Passionato. But that’s nothing — Mammy travels all the way to Planet Pincus Number Seven! It’s out of this world action and laughs in Li’l Abner Volume 8!

HC • FC • $49.99 • 272 pages • 9.25″ x 12″ • ISBN: 978-1-63140-594-5

•Al Capp’s tale of mixed-up Americana continues!


Haunted Love #3

Various (w) • Howard Nostrand, Mike Sekowsky, Sheldon Moldoff, and more (a) • Alex Toth (c)

Gruesome guys ‘n gals ensnared in shivery Pre-Code horror comics of love and romance gone horribly awry! “A Tomb for Two”, “The Ghost Girl”, “The Noose of Pearls” and more morbid demented comics about rotting romance! 7 macabre matches most definitely NOT made in heaven! (WARNING: Haunted Love is not recommended for lovers of long walks on the beach, soft music, or candlelight dinners.)

FC • 48 pages • $4.99

•Haunted Horror and Weird Love present…Haunted Love!!



Popeye Classics #45

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

People Magazine proclaims, “Sagendorf did not create Popeye, but no one has a better claim to the title of stepfather!” This laugh and thrill-packed issue features “Moon Rocket,” a special tale of science fiction a genre both E.C. Segar and Bud Sagendorf loved!

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

•Variant cover by Jay Fosgitt!


Random Encounter: Plains of the Troll King Game

In this 1-5 player game you’ll either raid your friends or adventure alone in an attempt to slay the creatures of the Troll King’s Kingdom and harvest their loot. Part poker, part tactical combat, Random Encounter: Plains of the Troll King pits players against each other in a battle of bravery and bluffing. Deploy your adventurers into teams, and send them to battle against unknown enemies, all while protecting your preciously won pile of loot. And beware, even one misplayed card could turn the tides in this questing card game.

20 minutes of fun!

1-5 players

Playable from ages 10+

UPC: 827714010244

MSRP: $19.99

•A quick, card-dealing battle for loot!