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Saturday, September 25, 2004

IDW PUBLISHING FOR DECEMBER

Following are IDW Publishing's solicitations for December:

HELL HOUSE VOLUME 1

By Ian Edgington and Simon Fraser.

Richard Matheson (I Am Legend) has remained a true master of the horror genre for decades. Hell House is one of his undisputed horror classics. Now IDW brings you a lavishly illustrated adaptation of this tale of newspaper publisher Rudolph Deutsch facing his impending demise. To help Deutsch forestall this and learn the secrets of life after death, a hired team of experts must survive a night in Belasco House, a place known amongst the local townsfolk as "Hell House!"

48 pages, $6.49.

DESPERADOES: BANNERS OF GOLD #1

By Jeff Mariotte and Jeremy Haun.

Hard-hitting action and supernatural terror in the Old West! Critically acclaimed and nominated for top awards in the horror field, Desperadoes has been a groundbreaking title since its first issue. With "Banners of Gold," Gideon Brood, Jeremy Betts, and Abby DeGrazia move to IDW for the first time, in an adventure that teams them with a spiritualist who escapes from a small town -- only to walk right into something far worse.

32 pages, $3.99.

VERY BIG MONSTER SHOW GN

By Steve Niles and Butch Adams.

The classic old monsters of Creepyville are feeling their age. Media-savvy kids have turned their backs on vampires, mummies and sea-creatures in favor of newer, more gruesome characters -- except for Theo, a boy who still believes in their ability to frighten. Theo helps these old monsters regain their confidence, along with their ability to frighten us all. Creepy, all-ages thrills.

56 pages, $7.49.

30 DAYS OF NIGHT: BLOODSUCKERS TALES #3

By Steve Niles, Matt Fraction, Ben Templesmith and Kody Chamberlain.

In Part 3 of Steve Niles and Kody Chamberlainıs ³Dead Bill Dead,² Billy learns that being turned into a vampire is only the beginning of his problems. And Matt Fraction and Ben Templesmith continue "Juarez; or Lex Nova and the Case of the 400 Dead Mexican Girls," their harrowing, horrific story. All in the third issue of IDWıs ongoing exploration of Steve Nilesı vampire-filled universe.

32 pages, $3.99.

C.V.O.: COVERT VAMPIRIC OPERATIONS‹ROGUE STATE #2

By Jeff Mariotte and Antonio Vazquez. Americaıs first line of supernatural defense against growing global threats is in disarray following the discovery of a mole within their ranks. Now, the vampire spies of C.V.O. attempt to restore order to their organization before any more agents are killed. A fast- paced combination of horror and espionage, C.V.O. is already in development by Konami as a major video game.

32 pages, $3.99.

C.S.I.: DOMINOS #5

By Kris Oprisko, Gabriel Rodriguez and Steven Perkins.

Gil Grissom and his team have followed the trail of a grisly mob killing to a plastic surgery clinic and beyond. But it all comes to a head here in this explosive final issue, and not in the way Grissom expects.

32 pages, $3.99.

SLAB ILLUSTRATED NOVEL

By Jeff Mariotte; illustrations by Tommy Lee Edwards

In the grim days following 9/11, three veterans, whose lives have been intersected by magic, find themselves thrown together in California's cruel desert -- while a band of serial killers ply their deadly trade, and an ancient evil grows beneath their feet.

288 pages, black and white, $16.99.

THE SHIELD: SPOTLIGHT TP

By Jeff Mariotte and Jean Diaz.

The hit Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning FX TV series, The Shield, comes to comics in all its edgy, fast-paced glory! When a famous TV journalist is murdered, the media spotlight falls on the Barn. Captain Aceveda orders everyone to be on their best behavior - which hampers the style of Vic Mackey and his Strike Team. As with the popular TV show, interweaving cases affect everyone on the force, with suspenseful and surprising results.

128 pages, $19.99.

LURKERS #3

By Steve Niles and Hector S. Casanova.

Meeednight Pulps continues with this terrifying tale of urban noir! L.A. Detective Jack Dietz thought heıd seen it all, before he discovered that a killer he was tracking liked to chew the bodies of his victims. Now Jack must try to end these gruesome murders even as he seeks to keep himself and his shaky marriage alive at the same time.

32 pages, $3.99.

UNDERWORLD VOLUME 1 TP

By Kris Oprisko, Nick Postic, and Nick Marinkovich.

Underneath the city streets, amid the labyrinth of subway tunnels and gothic ruins, the most notorious creatures of the night collide in an all-out war. It is the culmination of the bloodthirsty battle between two mortal enemies... the Vampires and the Werewolves. 2003's movie blockbuster, adapted in IDW's own unique fashion! Also included in this volume is a special prequel story, set hundreds of years before the epic movie, written by one of the movie's screenwriters, Danny McBride, with Kris Oprisko, who scripted the adaptation.

144 pages, $19.99.

LORE #5

By Ashley Wood with T.P. Louise.

Jonathan Bradley has got the blues, the Shepherd High Council is in disarray, his summer fling with Delphi is well and truly over and the creatures from the Underside want his head. Follow Bradley on the road trip from Hell! Featuring the prose Jonathan Bradley diaries with comic pages by Ashley Wood.

48 pages, $5.99.

METAL GEAR SOLID #4

By Kris Oprisko and Ashley Wood.

Solid Snake delves deeper into terrorist-held Shadow Moses Island in a desperate attempt to avert nuclear disaster. Snake has battled his way through many fearsome adversaries, but they all pale before the threat of Vulcan Raven.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE COMPLETE DARK DAYS HC

By Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith

The companion volume to The Complete 30 Days of Night gets the same deluxe treatment in this ultimate hardcover collection! Containing the six-issue mini-series that follows Stella Olemanıs efforts to expose the presence of vampires to the world, this impressive package also features a wide array of bonus materials: Steve Nilesı original outline and all six scripts, a complete cover gallery, conceptual artwork by Ben Templesmith, and a brand-new 30 Days of Night short story penned by Steve Niles.

260 pages, $100.

REMAINS TP

By Steve Niles and Kieron Dwyer.

When the world goes mad, a blackjack dealer and an exotic dancer are mysteriously spared. But now theyıre trapped in Reno, surrounded by a veritable army of the undead -- and with no idea what might wait for them beyond the city limits if they can escape. Are they the last man and woman on Earth? And if so, how long can they last?

116 pages, $19.99.

POPBOT COLLECTION VOLUME 2 TP

By Ashley Wood.

The second act of Popbot, the wonderfully warped epic from the mind of Ashley Wood, kicks off with the biggest fight in comics history! 10 years pass, and everything has changed. Canada is now run by deepcore rapper Mo Prostate, Warhol is a revolutionary on the planet Che, Popbot is running around, and Kitty has gone all Puritan... Continue the wild ride through the singular imagination of Ashley Wood in the latest edition of his lavishly illustrated Popbot series, a perennial seller.

154 pages, $35.

WILL EISNER'S JOHN LAW: DEAD MAN WALKING TP

By Will Eisner and Gary Chaloner.

Comics master Will Eisner has contracted award-winning writer/artist Gary Chaloner to develop all-new adventures featuring the pipe-smoking, one-eyed Crossroads cop. These stories, the first original John Law adventures since Eisner worked on the character in 1948, will be available in print exclusively from IDW! The IDW edition will include both new material and classic John Law tales by Will Eisner himself. These stories have been lovingly re-toned by Chaloner to capture Eisner's full noir-stylings.

$14.99. SPOOKHOUSE: BOOK 2 TP

By Scott Hampton, Robert E. Howard, Clive Barker and Various.

Painter Scott Hampton has made a career specialty of beautifully illustrated ghost stories, in both comics and prose formats. This book, a companion to the Spookhouse: Book One, includes stories by Clive Barker and Robert E. Howard, among others, brought to glowing life by Hampton's brush. Fans of fine art and frightening tales will love Spookhouse.

136 pages, $19.99.

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