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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2009

IDW PUBLISHING FOR JUNE

BARACK OBAMA #1

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

The Barack Obama story continues over two issues as we recount the historical events of the campaign from the Democratic National Conventions, through the emotional victory in November, and up until November 20th, 2009, the momentous day Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. By the same creative team that brought you Presidential Material: Barack Obama! Next month: The First 100 Days!

32 pages, $3.99.

THE TRANSFORMERS: ALL HAIL MEGATRON #12

Written by Shane McCarthy, art by Guido Guidi, covers by Casey Coller and Trevor Hutchison.

The shocking conclusion to All Hail Megatron is finally here as the war between the Autobots and Decepticons hits fever pitch. Betrayal, sacrifice, and an ending you won't see coming! Next month, look for All Hail Megatron: Coda, which will answer many lingering questions and set up the coming monthly Transformers series.

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS SPOTLIGHT: CLIFFJUMPER

Written by Shane McCarthy and Denton J. Tipton, art by Robbie Musso, covers by Musso and Don Figueroa.

Pursued by Decepticons and stranded on a backwater planet, Cliffjumper finds peace among the natives. But his new, simple life is shattered by a devastating tragedy.

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS BEST OF THE UK: CITY OF FEAR #5

Written by Simon Furman, art by Dan Reed, cover by Andrew Griffith.

Ultra Magnus searches for a missing Autobot spy, Chameleon. The trail leads to an old arena where Ultra Magnus has to fight both his opponent, Hooligan, and his own conscience. This fan-favorite collection of tales from the UK concludes here.

32 pages, $3.99.

CLASSIC TRANSFORMERS, VOL. 4 TPB

Written by Bob Budiansky and Simon Furman, art by Jose Delbo, Jim Fern and Geoff Senior.

Presenting IDW's fourth volume of vintage Transformers lore. This collection includes issues #47-61 of the original Marvel series. Enjoy the four-part "The Underbase Saga," as well as stories like "The Man Machine," "King Con" and "Primal Scream!"

368 pages, $19.99.

TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN MOVIE ADAPTATION #3

Written by Simon Furman, art by Alex Milne, covers by John Nizzi and photo.

The official adaptation of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen reaches its penultimate chapter in this weekly series, where the noble Autobots work with their human allies to end the threat of the treacherous Decepticons.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 3.

TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN MOVIE ADAPTATION #4

Written by Simon Furman, art by Jon Davis-Hunt, covers by John Nizzi and photo.

The official adaptation of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen concludes here in this weekly series, where the return of an ultimate evil may prove to be too much for the noble Autobots and their human allies.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 10.

TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN MOVIE ADAPTATION TPB

Written by Simon Furman, art by Jon Davis-Hunt and Alex Milne, cover by Josh Nizzi.

The official adaptation of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen picks up directly where the Destiny movie prequels leave off. The Transformers' brutal war continues on Earth as the noble Autobots work to end the threat of the treacherous Decepticons.

104 pages, $17.99.

TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN MOVIE PREQUEL: ALLIANCE TPB

Written by Chris Mowry, art and cover by Alex Milne.

The official prequel to the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen film. In this first chapter of the Destiny story arc, readers learn more about what happened to Sector Seven, the Autobots, and why the war on our planet is far from over.

104 pages, $17.99.

TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN MOVIE PREQUEL: DEFIANCE TPB

Written by Chris Mowry, art by Dan Khanna, Andrew Griffith and Don Figueroa, cover by Josh Nizzi.

The second official prequel to the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen film. In this volume, our tale delves back into the very origins of Cybertron and the beginnings of the war between Autobots and Decepticons. Bear witness to Megatron's ascent to power and the forces that rose against him.

104 pages, $17.99.

G.I. JOE #6

Written by Chuck Dixon, art by Robert Atkins, covers by Dave Johnson and Atkins.

The first epic story of G.I. Joe draws to an explosive conclusion as Snake Eyes hunts for the man who can lead him to the secrets of Cobra. But first the Joes' silent warrior has to face down Destro, who's willing to risk a fate worse than death to prove his worth.

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE: ORIGINS #5

Written by Larry Hama, art by Mike Hawthorne, covers by Andrea DiVito and Tom Feister.

As the Joes close in on Chimera's stronghold, an unbelievable new surprise is waiting for them. Meanwhile, Snake Eyes begins to do what he does best -- and you wouldn't want to be on the receiving end of this skill!

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE: COBRA #4

Written by Christos Gage and Mike Costa, art by Antonio Fuso, covers by Howard Chaykin and Fuso.

The shattering conclusion! Chuckles has sacrificed everything to get into a position where he can bring Cobra down from within. Now that he's finally there, will he succeed in destroying Cobra... or himself?

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE MOVIE PREQUEL #4

Written by Chuck Dixon, art by SL Gallant, covers by Joe Corroney and photo.

"Snake Eyes." It's an impossible mission when the Vice President of the United States becomes hostage to desperate terrorists in an unassailable location even an army couldn't take. But why send an army when G.I. Joe's silent warrior can do the job? Find out what Snake Eyes was up to before the events of this summer's action blockbuster!

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE: THE BEST OF DUKE TPB

Written by Larry Hama, art by Mike Vosburg and Rod Whigham, cover by DiVito.

Collecting the most defining comics moments of the G.I. Joe cast, this volume focuses on Duke, one of the team's most dependable members. Read about his heroic adventures in classic issues like #22, 23, 48, 49, 50, and 80!

148 pages, $19.99.

G.I. JOE: THE BEST OF DESTRO TPB

Written by Larry Hama, art by Mike Vosburg, Rob Whigham, Frank Springer and Ron Wagner, cover by DiVito.

Collecting the most incriminating comics moments of G.I. Joe's Cobra, this volume focuses on Destro, arms dealer and co-conspirator of Cobra. Read all about his sinister actions in issues like #11, 14, 33, 57, 78, and 87!

152 pages, $19.99.

ZOMBIES VS ROBOTS AVENTURE #1

Written by Chris Ryall, art and cover by Ashley Wood.

Zombies vs Robots returns in an all-new bi-monthly series. And this time around, you get three serials in one. Beginning in this issue, the war story of "Kampf," the human resistance grows in "Masques" and a voodoo curse leads to new zombies in "Zuvembies."

32 pages, $3.99.

THE VEIL #1

Written by El Torres, art by Gabriel Hernandez, covers by Hernandez and Ashley Wood.

Chris Luna is a cheap private eye, and her customers are the dead. Sometimes, she can see through The Veil between our realm and the unknown beyond. But that's not enough to earn a living, and now completely broke, she has to come back home to Maine... and to face the darkness that lurks beneath the surface of her quiet hometown.

32 pages, $3.99.

GROOM LAKE #3

Written by Chris Ryall, art and covers by Ben Templesmith.

A grey alien, a lethal robot, a pair of homicidal blobs, and a pair of extra (-special) terrestrials make up the oddest team in this galaxy. And when a rogue agent orders the entire alien program shut down, they just might be the only chance our planet has. If only they weren't also the biggest threat we've ever faced.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SAVIOR 28 #3

Written by J.M. DeMatteis, art and cover by Mike Cavallaro, variant cover by Shawn McManus.

Having turned his back on his life as a super hero, the legendary Savior 28 sets out to transform himself... and the world. But a humiliating public debacle shows 28 that change isn't as easy as he imagined... and so he sets off on a global journey of self-discovery that sows the seeds of his own tragic downfall.

32 pages, $3.99.

LOCKE & KEY: HEAD GAMES #6

Written by Joe Hill, art and cover by Gabriel Rodriguez.

"Backstory." Ellie Whedon is many things: loyal mother, tough coach, embittered daughter, lost soul, Dodge's prisoner and unwilling accomplice. But above all she's a threat to Dodge's safety, the one person who knows the truth about him, and it's time for him to do something about it. Step into Ellie Whedon's tormented memories, and find out how Dodge wound up in that well, in the shattering final issue of the Head Games arc!

32 pages, $3.99.

ANGEL #22

Written by Kelley Armstrong, art by Dave Ross, covers by Gabriel Rodriguez and Nick Runge.

The fallout from the Fall has left Angel beset by problems both mortal and from Above, and it all comes to a head here. Angel and the Potentates face one menace while Connor and Dez have their own problems to deal with. And what about the guy with the actual wings...?

32 pages, $3.99.

ANGEL: BLOOD AND TRENCHES #4

Written, art and cover by John Byrne.

The concluding issue of John Byrne's Angel WWI epic! Half a mile above the blood soaked battlefields of France, Angel must face an ancient and terrible evil, while the fate of an Empire hangs in the balance.

32 pages, $3.99.

ANGEL: NOT FADE AWAY #2

Written by Joss Whedon, Jeffrey Bell and Scott Tipton, art and cover by Stephen Mooney.

The comics adaptation of Angel heartbreaking final episode continues! As their world crumbles around them, Angel and company prepare for their final battle with Wolfram & Hart and the Circle of the Black Thorn: one in which no prisoners are taken and no punches are pulled.

32 pages, $3.99.

DOCTOR WHO: AUTOPIA

Written by John Ostrander, art and cover by Kelly Yates.

An All-American creative team tackles the celebrated Doctor in this special standalone tale. An adventure where the Doctor and his companion Donna arrive on a utopian planet where robots do all the manual labor. But things aren't quite what they seem...

32 pages, $3.99.

DOCTOR WHO CLASSICS: SERIES 2 #7

Written by Steve Parkhouse, art and cover by Dave Gibbons.

IDW's newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past continues. In this issue, Steve Parkhouse and Dave Gibbons conclude "The Tides of Time," featuring the Fifth Doctor. This issue also includes "Stars over Stockbridge" by the same creative team. Featuring all-new colors by Charlie Kirchoff.

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN #1

Written by Andy Schmidt, art by Chee Yang Ong.

Somebody goofed up 25 years ago, and IDW is going to make it right! The one Star Trek movie that never got a proper comic book adaptation is the best one! Kirk, Spock and crew will battle it out with Khan for the last time!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN #2

Written by Andy Schmidt, art by Chee Yang Ong.

Kahn attacks and blows the enterprise to smithereens! Kirk has to consider facing death for the very first time! Plus, he meets his kid! The action-packed movie continues in this three-part, bi-weekly extravaganza!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: CREW #4

Written, art and cover by John Byrne.

It's a war that has raged for decades... but who are the combatants, and what is their unexpected connection to the Earth of centuries past? The crew of the U.S.S. Hood will have only hours to find out, or die trying!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: MISSION'S END #4

Written by Ty Templeton, art by Stephen Molnar, cover by Joe Corroney.

With McCoy missing, Kirk unconscious, and the Enterprise badly damaged, Spock and Scotty must protect the Archernarian "Heart of God" -- the most powerful weapon in the universe‹from being stolen by Orion Pirates... all while civil war rages inside Archernar-IV.

32 pages, $3.99.

ASTRO BOY MOVIE PREQUEL: UNDERGROUND #2

Written by Scott Tipton, art by Diego Jourdan, covers by Jourdan and Ashley Wood.

Astro Boy's return to comics continues, in preparation for his blockbuster feature film debut later this year! Astro begins to explore the strange subterranean world miles below the earth's crust, and soon finds himself caught in the middle of a brutal civil war!

32 pages, $3.99.

FALLEN ANGEL PREMIERE EDITION HC, VOLUME 2

Written by Peter David, art by JK Woodward, Kristian Donaldson, Billy Tucci and Dennis Calero, cover by Woodward.

The first IDW series to garner a Premiere Edition is back for round two! This second oversized, hardcover collection of Fallen Angel includes stories #14-26, plus art galleries, creator notes, and more.

328 pages, $75.

SIR APROPOS OF NOTHING HC

Written by Peter David, art by Robin Riggs, cover by Mike Kaluta.

David's prose fantasy trilogy comes to life in this hardcover comics collection. Collecting the vibrant five-issue series, this hardcover includes an art gallery by Robin Riggs and variant cover artists, as well as a brand-new Sir Apropos of Nothing prose story by David!

148 pages, $24.99.

AMERICAN MCGEE'S GRIMM #2

Written by Dwight MacPherson, art and cover by Grant Bond.

Episode 2: "Love Hurts." Chaos ensues as Grimm enters the romantic comic book world! Join Larry and Sally as they struggle to survive a flesh-craving duck attack, a senile taxicab driver, and an army of puppies just to be together. Will true love be enough to conquer Grimm? Don't bet on it!

32 pages, $3.99.

30 DAYS OF NIGHT: 30 DAYS 'TIL DEATH TPB

Written and art by David Lapham.

This collection of Lapham's four-issue series will send chills up your spine, leave seeping bite marks on your neck, and leave you thankful to see another sunrise.

104 pages, $17.99.

SHUNT HC

Written by Christina Z, art and cover by Ashley Wood.

Originally sharing space in the Wood/Templesmith collection Shadowplay, Christina Z and Ashley Wood's dark, chilling tale of sensual and horrific vampires finds new life in this striking hardcover collection.

64 pages, $14.99.

SPARROW: SERGIO TOPPI HC

Written and art by Sergio Toppi.

Sergio Toppi is an Italian-born artist whose work debuted with renowned Italian publisher UTET, before moving on to work with advertising campaigns, as well as with the finest European titles. Sparrow is proud to add Toppi to its growing list of celebrated feature artists.

48 pages, $11.99.

CAPTAIN CANUCK, VOL. 1 HC

Written by Richard Comely, art and cover by George Freeman.

Canada's first superhero returns! Captain Canuck has influenced Canadian cartoonists for more than 30 years, and now the best-selling opus returns with the first of two beautiful hardcover editions. Volume 1 collects issues #4-10.

152 pages, $24.99.

LEO PULP TPB

Written by Claudo Nizzi, art by Massimo Bonfatti.

Leo Pulp lives in the times when detective stories and the "tough-guy" persona were all the rage. Like hardboiled private investigators in classic noir stories, Pulp has a knack for smelling out the intrigue of 1940s Hollywood, and getting in over his head.

300 pages, $27.99.

SPAGHETTI BROS., VOL. 4 HC

Written by Carolos Trillo, art and cover by Domingo Mandrafina.

Spanning the lifetime of an Italian immigrant family in New York City, the fourth volume of Spaghetti Bros shares more tales of shame, success, violence, and redemption. While siblings fight for love and respect, the world around them continues to change, bringing with it an ever-expanding number of trials they must each face.

204 pages, black and white, $24.99.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS HC

Written by Jules Verne, art and cover by Chrys Millien.

Jules Verne's classic tale of adventure comes to life in this illustrated hardcover! Join Phileas Fogg and his companion Passepartout as they race around the globe trying to win a bet against the London Reform Club. From railway cars to steamboats, and with a colorful cast of characters the encounter along the way, Around the World in 80 Days is sure to please readers of all ages.

64 pages, $14.99.



WORTHWHILE BOOKS TITLES

JUNGLE JOURNAL

Written and art by Roberto Totaro.

It's not all fun and games in the jungle... but it sure is in Jungle Journal! This adorable collection of color stories shows a slice of off-beat life in the jungle where monkeys, rhinos, elephants, birds, and more all share wacky moments thanks to the steady hand of Italian writer/artist Roberto Totaro. It's The Far Side meets Jungle Book!

64 pages, $5.99.

PEBBLES, BOOK 1: PEBBLES CONQUERS CAMP

Written by Charles Carney, art and cover by John Skewes.

The Flinstones' Pebbles isn't sure she wants to go to camp -- but tackles her fears with the same exuberance and enthusiasm that Pebbles brings to everything she does! But when Pebbles invents a new game at lunch -- bowling with meatballs -- will she get in trouble with the camp counselor? Join Pebbles in this charming adventure featuring all the fun of a day at camp!

24 pages, $15.99.

PEBBLES, BOOK 2: DADDY'S GIRL

Written by Charles Carney, art and cover by John Skewes.

Pebbles from The Flintstones takes center stage in a new series of charmingly illustrated picture books. Pebbles lover her mom. She loves her "dog" and her "cat." She loves the world inside and outside of her imagination. But above all, Pebbles loves her dad.

24 pages, $15.99.

ROBOT GALAXY #1: THE BROTHERHOOD RETURNS

Written by Rob Kurtz and Kris Oprisko, art by Brian Miroglio and Alberto Aprea.

It's been 60 years since the scientists at Los Alamos first created the advanced robots CJ-531 and RAH. CJ-531 and RAH were launched on a mission to explore space -- and never returned! The government classified them as lost...but in reality, CJ has spent decades building a brotherhood of robots. But CJ must learn more about his origins, so he travels to earth in search of his creator. What surprises await CJ on Planet Earth... and will RAH follow him?

48 pages, $3.99.

ROBOT GALAXY #2

Written by Rob Kurtz and Kris Oprisko, art by Brian Miroglio and Alberto Aprea.

On Earth, CJ learns that his creator has, sadly, passed away... but finds an unexpected family in Jesse, his creator's grandson, and Jesse's dad Jack. While CJ begins to learn all about his origin in the lab at Los Alamos, RAH quietly invades Earth -- and kidnaps Jesse! It will take the entire brotherhood -- CJ, Pango, Jo, and Carson -- to rescue Jesse. But will they make it in time?

48 pages, $3.99.

MY MERMAID COUNTING BOOK

Written and art by Sue Hendra.

Come along on an undersea adventure as a beautiful little mermaid counts all the wonderful creatures in the ocean! From dancing dolphins to shimmering seahorses, this tabbed board book is full of fun surprises... including a hidden treasure for kids to find on every page!

22 pages, $7.99.




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