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FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2006

IDW PUBLISHING FOR SEPTEMBER

SPIKE: ASYLUM #1

Written by Brian Lynch, art by Franco Urru, covers by Urru and Pace.

When the Monahan Family asks Spike to find their daughter Ruby, he accepts. After all, it's a chance to be a hero and more importantly, earn a hefty fee. The problem? Ruby's a half-demon and has been checked into the Mosaic Wellness Center, a rehab facility for vampires, demons, and other creatures of the night. The solution -- Spike checks himself in as a patient. But there's another, slightly bigger problem -- the hundreds of super-powered, supernatural patients at Mosaic know Spike, and want him dead. If the therapy doesn't kill him, the other patients will... beginning Spike's latest adventure.

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS SPOTLIGHT: SHOCKWAVE

Written by Simon Furman, art by Nick Roche, covers by Roche and James Raiz.

Presenting a series of one-shots, focusing on some of the best-loved (or loathed) characters from the Transformers Universe. The spotlight falls on Shockwave, as the coldly logical Decepticon undertakes a plan of devastating scope and ambition, one that will send, er, shockwaves through the entire saga, including the Stormbringer and Escalation series and beyond! Guest-starring... the Dinobots!

32 pages, $3.99.

THE TRANSFORMERS: STORMBRINGER #3

Written by Simon Furman, art and covers by Don Figueroa.

The action explodes on two fronts, as -- on Cyberton -- the Wreckers kick back (hard!) against Bludgeon's rogue cult, and -- on Nebulos - -Thunderwing shows exactly why, last time around, it took the combined firepower of two armies just to put him on "pause." As events spiral out of control and the body count rises, Megatron prepares to execute his distinctly terminal no-win scenario. Features a special wraparound cover from Figueroa as well as a variant character sketch cover from Fig, too.

32 pages, $2.99.

TRANSFORMERS: GENERATIONS #7

Written by Bob Budiansky, art by Don Perlin, Ian Akin and Bob Garvey, cover by Nick Roche.

IDW continues their look back at some of the most beloved Transformers comics from years past. This special monthly series continues to present classic hard-to-find stories from the past two decades of Transformers comics. Nick Roche once again presents a new cover recreation of the original cover art. This issue features the story "Afterdeath!" originally presented in Marvel Comics' The Transformers #24!

24 pages, $2.49.

TRANSFORMERS: EVOLUTIONS: HEARTS OF STEEL #4

Written by Chuck Dixon, art and cover by Guido Guidi.

Tobias Muldoon must stop the Astrotrain from reaching New York or face a world under the iron rule of the Decepticons. His allies are the Autobots and the legendary steel-driving man John Henry. Steam-driven, iron-clad action as the Robots in Disguise break cover to do battle at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. Chuck Dixon and artist Guido Guidi conclude their special look at the Industrial Age reign of the Transformers. This issue features two covers from Guidi, one a concept art cover.

32 pages, $2.99.

THE TRANSFORMERS: INFILTRATION TPB

Written by Simon Furman, art and cover by E.J. Su.

Earth: 2006, and the fate of the planet is already sealed, its destiny decided... by the marauding mechanical beings known as Decepticons. In their way stand an embattled crew of seven hardy Autobot warriors, sworn to prevent the impending Armageddon at any cost, and an unlikely trio of human misfits, pulled kicking and screaming into a hitherto hidden world of pain and hurt. The can of worms is open, the genie out of bottle... and nothing will ever be the same again! Before Escalation begins next month, see how it all started -- the saga of the war-torn robots in disguise, the Transformers!

160 pages, $19.99.

CSI: DYING IN THE GUTTERS #2

Written by Steven Grant, art by Stephen Mooney.

Comics gossip columnist Rich Johnston was electrocuted in front of Grissom's eyes. The suspects has grown -- from Joe Quesada to other real-life comic creators such as Jim Mahfood, Gail Simone, J. Michael Straczynski, and more. Are comic books really the cause? And can the CSIs solve this murder before an even worse tragedy strikes the convention floor?

32 pages, $3.99.

DOOMED #3

Written by Bloch, Matheson, Schow and Wilson, art by MacDonald, Muniz, Owen, Wood, covers by Geddes and Wood.

Ms. Doomed is back, to haunt your dreams with four more takes of woe in ID's b&w horror-mag revival, Doomed. This time out, Robert Bloch's "Fat Chance," Matheson's "Children of Noah," F. Paul Wilson's "Pelts," and Schow's "Visitation² all get the eerie, creepy treatment. Plus: a remembrance of Robert Bloch by Jack Ketchum, a prose tale, and more. Ashley Wood, who received an Eisner nom for a past Doomed tale, and painter Jeremy Geddes once again provide covers for IDW's horror magazine revival.

72 pages, black and white, $7.99.

THE POPBOT COLLECTION

Written by Sam Kieth and Ashley Wood, art and cover by Wood.

Ashley Wood's robotic tour de force is collected here in this special volume, chock fulla new extras an all-new Wood cover, too. This collection offers up the sold-out first six issues of Ash's Popbot, which means you get appearances by Andy Warhol, Kitty and his band, a special appearance by Sam Kieth's the Maxx, and the typical array of freaks, misfits, and hotties that populate Pop's world.

300 pages, $45.

CVO: AFRICAN BLOOD #1

Written by El Torres, art by Luis Czerniawski, cover by Czerniawski and Hernandez.

CVO, the top-secret CIA covert ops squad of Vampire agents, returns at last! The squad has finally been reinstated as America's first line of supernatural defense. They've been tasked with tracking down the source of magic artifacts used to spread terror, but along the way, Cross must face his past as a member of Delta Force... and the partner he left behind.

32 pages, $3.99.

SPIKE VS. DRACULA TPB

Written by Peter David, art by Corroney, Ratera and Howard.

Presenting an incredible Spike saga spanning centuries! A hundred and twenty years ago, a tribe of gypsies inflicted a terrible curse upon the vampire known as Angelus... a curse that brought a terrible vengeance upon the tribe in the form of Angelus' family -- Darla, Drusilla and most notably, William the Bloody, a.k.a. "Spike." But the gypsy clan has a dark and powerful supporter -- Count Dracula. Outraged over the slaughter of the gypsies, Dracula seeks revenge upon the three vampires... and thus begins a rivalry between Spike and Dracula that will cover decades. A rivalry steeped in blood... honor... and eleven quid.

120 pages, $19.99.

ANGEL SCRIPTBOOK: "SMILE TIME" #7

Written by Bed Edlund and Joss Whedon, art and cover by Jeff Johnson.

Continuing with monthly illustrated scriptbooks based on the very best Angel episodes pulled from its five-season run. This seventh script offered in this series was selected by series creator Joss Whedon as one of his favorites and is from the fifth-season episode "Smile Time," written by Ben Edlund and Whedon. Issue #7 features two covers: a photo cover and a cover featuring art by Jeff Johnson.

48 pages, black and white, $3.99.

FALLEN ANGEL #9

Written by Peter David, art and cover by J.K. Woodward.

"Holy War," Part 2: Ayr, a mysterious woman from the Fallen Angel's past, continues her holy war against the city of Bete Noire in hopes of bringing about world peace. Only JJ Sachs stands between her and her goal, but should she be with her or against her? And will JJ live to find out?

32 pages, 3.99.

CLIVE BARKER'S THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW #6

Written by Chris Ryall, art and cover by Gabriel Rodriquez.

On the run from the Jaff and his terata army, Howie realizes that his father, Fletcher, might be his only chance at seeing his beloved Jo-Beth again. Meanwhile, the gathering forces in Palomo Grove prepare for war, as the Great and Secret Show reaches the halfway mark with chapter 6: "Slaves and Lovers."

32 pages, $3.99.

ZOMBIES!: FEAST #4

Written by Shane McCarthy, art by Chris Bolton, covers by Bolton and Ted McKeever.

Their numbers are thinning and their trust for one another is almost nil. Yet now is the time they need each other the most. A daring attempt to reach the food they so desperately need is put into action; however, the time has also come for betrayal! Who is it? And who will survive this concluding issue? Either way, the result guarantees to be bloody. Ted McKeever again provides a special variant cover.

32 pages, $3.99.

ROAD TO HELL #2

Written by Martin Schenk and Todd Lincoln, art by Diogenese Neves.

Horrific monstrosities, roads paved with living flesh, slashing packs of snarling children and random death from every direction lace the second chapter of IDW's thriller-chiller terror ride. In their desperate struggle to escape Foreman and his army of merciless butchers, Frank and his friends are forced ever deeper into a chaotic landscape of torment. The continuation of the terrifying new series created and written by the team tagged to bring Hack/Slash to the big screen!

32 pages, $3.99.

WORMWOOD GENTLEMAN CORPSE #3

By Ben Templesmith.

In order to get to the bottom of the murders, Wormwood must make the ultimate sacrifice -- his own body. Whatever it is gestating inside his withered womb, it's not human. There'll be no happy snaps or cigars at this birth. Ben Templesmith continues with his new all-eerie and humorous series.

32 pages, $3.99.

METAL GEAR SOLID: SONS OF LIBERTY #8

Written by Alex Garner, art and covers by Ashley Wood.

The stakes rise dramatically for Raiden in this issue as the behemoth that is Arsenal Gear becomes active. Meanwhile, the battle is joined between Vamp and Solid Snake...and it's a fight to the finish!

32 pages, $2.99.

CHICANOS VOL. 1 TPB

Written by Carlos Trillo, art by Eduardo Risso.

The smash European series Chicanos arrives on these shores with this first volume of an ongoing series recounting the misadventures of A.Y. Jalisco, Private Detective. Penned by Carlos Trillo and featuring art by fan favorite Eduardo Risso, Chicanos follows Jalisco, an unattractive, short Mexican woman who follows her dream of becoming a private eye in the U.S. while trying to stay one step ahead of the bad luck which inevitably follows her. Collects issues 1-8.

192 pages, black and white, $19.99.

MASTERS OF HORROR TPB

Written by Chris Ryall and Ivan Brandon, art by Jeremy Haun and Dennis Calero, cover by Ben Templesmith.

This special collection based on the horrific Showtime series includes adaptations of "Incident On and Off a Mountain Road," originally written by Joe R. Lansdale and adapted for Showtime by Don Coscarelli and "Dreams in the Witch-House," wherein writer Ivan Brandon, artist Dennis Calero adapt horror master H.P. Lovecraft's classic tale, as envisioned by director Stuart Gordon and his co-writer. Dennis Paoli.

104 pages, $17.99.

THE COMPLETE MIKE GRELL'S JON SABLE, FREELANCE, VOL. 5

Written and art by Mike Grell.

Continuing the re-presentation of the entire saga of Mike Grell's classic character, Jon Sable, Freelance. This fifth collection delves deeper in creator Grell's classic First Comics run, collecting issues 22-26, featuring "The Contract" and Sable's return to Africa, "Homecoming."

140 pages, $14.99.



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