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WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2008

IDW PUBLISHING FOR OCTOBER

G.I. JOE: A NEW BEGINNING #0

Written by Larry Hama, art by Robert Atkins, covers by Dave Dorman and Jonboy Meyers.

G.I. Joe has a new base of operations! IDW Publishing is proud to present an all-new era for the legendary Joe team. This specially priced introductory issue re-introduces the G.I. Joe vs. COBRA conflict for todayÝs world, as presided over by G.I. Joe commanding officer, writer Larry Hama. Joining Hama on art chores is artist Robert Atkins. Together, the two tell their first taleˇduring a routine mission, the Joe team comes under attack by a mysterious outfit with terrifying goals. Featuring a special cover by painter Dave Dorman and a Jonboy Meyers cover offered in a 50/50 ratio, as well as a wraparound incentive cover by the inimitable Ben Templesmith, this 24-page comic features a 16-page story, plus character sketches, interviews.

24 pages, $0.99.

THE TRANSFORMERS: ALL HAIL MEGATRON #4

Written by Shane McCarthy, art by Guido Guidi, covers by Guidi and Trevor Hutchinson.

As the world systematically falls before the might of the Decepticon army, the Autobots are left stranded on their home world of Cybertron. Crippled and slowly dying, the Autobots desperately struggle to keep a semblance of order in their ranks, all the while completely unaware theyÝre being hunted.

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED: THE ARRIVAL #3

Written by Marty Isenberg, art by Dario Brizuela and Boo, covers by Boo and Marcelo Matere.

Optimus Prime and his crew clash with a new female super villain whose high-tech heels can slice through anythingˇeven Autobots! Also included is an untold tale of Ratchet's tour of duty in the Great Wars where the young field tech must wrestle with his decision to treat a wounded Decepticon.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE TRANSFORMERS: ARMADA, VOL. 1

Written by Chris Sarracini, art and cover by James Ruiz.

Get ready for one of the wildest Transformers rides from the past! The Decepticons, feeding off the energy of captured Mini-Cons, are about to begin a hostile takeover of the Transformers home planet, Cybertron. Do Optimus Prime and the heroic Autobots stand a chance of defending the planet? This long-requested tale is finally back in print!

136 pages, $19.99.

TRANSFORMERS MOVIE PREQUEL: SAGA OF THE ALLSPARK #4

Written by Simon Furman, art by Boo and Staz Johnson.

From across the pond comes a special presentation of the U.K.-only Transformers movie comics! These special stories, set before IDW's all-new Movie Sequel, are penned by Transformers stalwart Simon Furman, and feature art by some of the best and brightest in Transformers history. This issue: Starscream leads his mindless militia, and Ironhide loses control.

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS BEST OF THE UK: TIME WARS #3

Written by Simon Furman and Dan Abnett, art by Jeff Anderson and Andrew Wildman, cover by Dan Khanna.

A clash of future and present day threatens to tear apart the fabric of time itself! Ravage and Rodimus Prime enter the fray, and it's Autobot vs. Autobot as Fortress Maximus seeks to avenge the ýdeathţ of Optimus Prime.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE TRANSFORMERS: BEST OF THE UK: SPACE PIRATES

Written by Simon Furman, art by Dan Reed, cover by Robby Musso.

When a space-time rift materializes near the Quintesson home world, its merciless warriors set off to establish a new home planetˇand their target is Cybertron! Space Pirates continues the IDW series of reprints of the very best Transformers epics from the United Kingdom.

136 pages, $19.99.

THE ART OF IDW'S TRANSFORMERS

By Don Figueroa, Guido Guidi, Ed McGuiness, Alex Milne, E.J. Su, Andrew Wildman and Ashley Wood.

The Art of IDW's Transformers collects the best, and some of the rarest, artwork from IDW's run of Transformers comic books into one oversized trade paperback. Celebrating the achievements of the many artists who have left their mark on the material over the years, The Art of IDW's Transformers collects the most memorable work from series such as Beast Wars, Generations, Infiltration, Spotlight, Escalation, Stormbringer, and Evolutions, and splits it up by artist to give an unprecedented look.

216 pages, $24.99.

ANGEL: AFTER THE FALL #13

Written by Joss Whedon and Brian Lynch, art by Nick Runge, covers by Runge and Alex Garner.

Gunn wants to save Los Angeles. Angel will do anything to stop him. Plus, someone makes Wesley an offer he can't refuseÍ even if it means certain doom for everyone around him. Revelations, surprises, and battles to the death, in the lucky 13th issue of the official continuation of the Angel series.

32 pages, $3.99.

SPIKE: AFTER THE FALL #4

Written by Brian Lynch, art by Franco Urru, covers by Urru and Sharp Bros.

Poet, vampire, murderer, lover, hero, prisoner, slave... Spike has been called a lot of things. But by the time this fight is over, he'll have one more name: Lord. Or "dust" -- maybe we'll just call him dust, considering how things are going. By the time this concluding issue is over, you'll be looking at the events of Angel: After the Fall in a whole new light.

32 pages, $3.99.

LEGION OF THE SUPERNATURAL #1

Written by Rick Remender, art and cover by Bret Blevins.

When our heroes fail us... we will turn to our monsters! The Legion of the Supernatural follows the last of the famous monsters in a world where superheroes have hunted their brethren to near extinction. When an army of starving inter-dimensional vampires returns to consume our world, only the Mummy, Frankenstein's Monster, The Bog Creature, The Wolf-Man, Dracula, and Sister Arcane have the power to contest the coming darkness.

32 pages, $3.99.

BLACK HEART BILLY TP

Written by Rick Remender, art by Kieron Dwyer and Harper Jaten, cover by Dwyer.

Meet Billy Black, an '80s hardcore scene refugee who's having a bit of trouble acclimating to modern life. While bludgeoning a band of Burning Man refugees with the skull of Jerry Garcia, Billy inadvertently becomes immersed in an evil Nazi conspiracy to turn the world into mindless hippie zombies in order to usher in the 4th Reich.

120 pages, $19.99.

NIGHT MARY TP -- NEW PRINTING

Written by Rick Remender, art and cover by Kieron Dwyer.

An all-new printing of a classic psychological horror tale! Mary Specter is a misunderstood teenager trained to be a lucid dreamer to help her father's sleep disorder patients. When one patient is revealed to be a serial killer, the nightmare world and the waking one become intertwined, putting Mary in real jeopardy.

120 pages, $19.99.

GHOSTBUSTERS: THE OTHER SIDE #1

Written by Keith Champagne, art by Andy Smith, cover by Dave Dorman.

Egon Spengler! Ray Stantz! Winston Zeddemore! Peter Venkman! The original Ghostbusters return in an all-new, four-part Ghostbusters story from IDW! When the Ghostbusters capture a group of ghostly crooks, they unknowingly run afoul of a gang comprised of the spirits of some of America's most legendary gangsters. Dead or alive, the mafia knows exactly how to deal with a problem like the Ghostbusters: rub 'em out!

32 pages, $3.99.

PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL: BARACK OBAMA

Written by Jeff Mariotte, art by Tom Morgan, cover by J. Scott Campbell.

In the vein of great biography comics from years past (Pope John Paul II, St. Francis of Assisi), come two biographies of the 2008 Presidential candidates. This year's presidential primary season was historic for many reasons, and Barack Obama's rise from humble beginnings to his place on the November ballot makes for an extraordinary tale!

32 pages, $3.99.

PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL: JOHN MCCAIN

Written by Andy Helfer, art by Stephen Thompson, cover by J. Scott Campbell.

John McCain is a true American hero, and his tale, taking him from the hells of Viet Nam to becoming the Republican nominee for President is a story well worth telling.

32 pages, $3.99. J. Scott Campbell again provides the cover for the comic-biography of one of

PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL FLIPBOOK

Written by Andy Helfer and Jeff Mariotte, art by Stephen Thompson and Tom Morgan, cover by J. Scott Campbell.

Want to get both sides of the story? This special flipbook edition features the illustrated biographies of both Barack Obama and John McCain.

64 pages, $7.99.

GRANT MORRISON'S DOCTOR WHO #1

Written by Grant Morrison, art by John Ridgway and Bryan Hitch, cover by Robert Hack.

Morrison penned a number of Doctor Who comics in the late '80s, and this two-issue series collects them allˇand in color for the first time! This issue includes stories featuring the Sixth Doctor (as portrayed by Colin Baker) and the Seventh Doctor (as portrayed by Sylvester McCoy).

32 pages, $3.99.

DOCTOR WHO: THE FORGOTTEN #3

Written by Tony Lee, art by Pia Guerra, cover by Nick Roche.

With barely any of his memories complete and a rucksack of Nitro-9 their only defense, The Doctor and Martha try to locate the missing, believed-destroyed TARDIS. Meanwhile, the Doctor recovers more memories... are the stories trying to tell him something, and is everything really what it seems to be?

32 pages, $3.99.

GALAXY QUEST: GLOBAL WARNING #3

Written by Scott Lobdell, art and cover by Ilias Kyriazis.

Wait a minute -- a week ago they were on the set of Galaxy Quest: The Journey Continues! Just when Jason Nesmith, Sir Alex Dane, Gwen DeMarco and the rest of the cast should be doing a press junket... they're suiting up into their uniforms and jetting off to, what else, save the world!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: ROMULANS: THE HOLLOW CROWN #2

Written, art and cover by John Byrne.

The best laid plans go often astray... but with so many conflicting agendas, whose plans will see fruition, and whose will fail? Court intrigue, assassinations (attempted and successful), weddings, promotions, and Klingons at every turn! This concluding tale from the annals of Star Trek by John Byrne ends with a bang -- literally!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: MIRROR IMAGES #4

Written by Scott Tipton and David Tipton, art by David Messina, cover by Joe Corroney.

The struggle for control of the I.S.S. Enterprise heats up! An already suspicious Captain Pike takes steps to snuff out Jim Kirk's mutinous plans permanently, sending his first officer on a dangerous suicide mission! Can Kirk fight his way out of Pike's plot, or has he been outwitted for the final time?

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: NEW FRONTIER TP

Written by Peter David, art and cover by Stephen Thompson.

Peter David celebrates the 10th anniversary of New Frontier with this all-new tale featuring characters from his hit novel series. The most dangerous experimental vessel in the galaxyˇa prototype time shipˇhas vanished, and it appears that the man who stole it is none other than Starfleet Admiral Edward Jellico.

136 pages, $19.99.

WELCOME TO HOXFORD #3

Written, art and cover by Ben Templesmith.

The fight for life, as well as a little sanity, begins in earnest as what's left of the inmate population runs for their lives. Ray and some of the survivors, however, refuse to simply be hunted and go on the offensive. Plus, the big question is finally answered: Just what do Werewolves taste like?

32 pages, $3.99.

EPILOGUE #2

Written by Steve Niles, art and cover by Kyle Hotz.

What if the thing that gave you your greatest power was your greatest enemy? Continuing an all-new series featuring the ultimate avenger-outsider. The action and intrigue continue as the need for vengeance turns one man into a supernatural force of justice.

32 pages, $3.99.

PRISTEEN16 #2

Written by Alan C. Martin, art and cover by Rufus Dayglo.

With half of the state's troopers now after her and with the police chief's wife riding shotgun, the Amazonian Pristeen goes searching for the rest of her outcast, hardboiled "sisters." In doing so, she unleashes more meaningless violence and brings us closer to an understanding of why she's so totally bonkers.

32 pages, $3.99.

FALLEN ANGEL #31

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

The Fallen Angel and Jude have, against all odds, reached the City of Life. The problem is that, in order to gain the city's support, Jude and the Angel must undergo a series of challenges that could well mean their death... and permanent darkness for the world as Moloch's power over Bete Noire strengthens.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE DREAMLAND CHRONICLES #4

Written and art by Scott Christian Sava, covers by Sava and Jerry Bingham.

Written and Illustrated by award winning artist Scott Christian Sava, Dreamland tells the story of Alexander Carter and his discovery of a necklace that takes him to a magical world of his childhood dreams. There he finds danger, adventure, and romance. Back in Dreamland again... Alexander and Kiwi fly to go see Paddington Rumblebottom the Third!

32 pages, $3.99.



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