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MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2009

IDW PUBLISHING FOR SEPTEMBER

LOCKE & KEY: HEAD GAMES

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

New York Times bestselling writer Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez, the Eisner-nominated creators behind the acclaimed Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft, return with the second hardcover L&K collection. In Head Games, we are introduced to some new characters, explore the backstory of the town and the Locke family, and experience a second magical and mind-altering key. The collection also includes bonus sketches and backup material from Rodriguez.

152 pages, $24.99.

LOCKE & KEY: WELCOME TO LOVECRAFT SPECIAL EDITION #1

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

This special presentation of the debut issue of the Eisner-nominated Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft includes not only the actual script from Hill, but also a second bonus: an all-new 11-page story, "Freddie Wertham Goes to Hell," written by Hill, drawn by the late Seth Fisher and presented in color here for the very first time.

$5.99.

TRANSFORMERS: ALL HAIL MEGATRON #15

Written by Nick Roche and Denton J. Tipton, art by Roche and Casey Coller, covers by Roche and Coller.

The redefined characters of Kup and Perceptor take center stage as we see how Kup recovered from his insanity (as well as his near-death experience), courtesy of Spotlight: Kup writer/artist Nick Roche, and what led Perceptor to reject science and take up snipering!

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS: TALES OF THE FALLEN #2

Written by Simon Furman, art by Carlos Magno, covers by Magno and Milne.

One of the most downright dangerous and deadly Transformers of all arrives on Earth in single-minded, stop-at-nothing pursuit of his prey. If you think we're talking about a Decepticon here, think again! Meet Sideswipe, the Autobots' very own lethal weapon.

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS BEST OF THE UK: PREY #2

Written by Simon Furman, art by Geoff Senior and Jeff Anderson, cover by Andrew Griffith.

Optimus Prim finally returns to Cybertron, but the welcome is hardly warm, as the Autobot leader becomes a victim of mistaken identity. Will he survive the wrath of the Wreckers? Find out in this fan-favorite collection of classic tales from across the pond!

32 pages, $3.99.

THE TRANSFORMERS: ALL HAIL MEGATRON, VOLUME 2

Written by Shane McCarthy, art by Guido Guidi, Emiliano Santalucia and Robert Deas, cover by Trevor Hutchinson.

As the Autobots continue their hunt for the traitor among them while stranded on Cybertron, tempers flare, and the secrets of the Autobots' defeat are revealed. Meanwhile, on Earth, the human uprising begins as Megatron attempts to fend off a coup by a fellow Decepticon. In this all-out war for Earth you'll be shocked at who makes it out alive. Collects issues 7-12 of the breakout hit series.

152 pages, $19.99.

TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED VOLUME 11

Written by Marty Isenberg, art by various.

Share the adventures of Autobot heroes like Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Prowl as they battle Megatron and the dangerous Decepticons! Using actual still frames from the animated series itself, the Transformers Animated series puts new TF action in your pocket! This volume collects Season Two episodes "S.U.V. -- Society of Ultimate Villainy" and "Autoboot Camp."

112 pages, $7.99.

G.I. JOE: COBRA SPECIAL #1

Written by Mike Costa, art and covers by Antonio Fuso.

Spinning out of the red-hot thriller G.I. Joe: Cobra, this one-shot follows up on the series' surprise reveal and focuses on our big bad guy (or is that multiple bad guys?). By the same creative team as the original mini!

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE: ORIGINS #7

Chuck Dixon, art by Alex Cal, covers by Cal and Tom Feister.

Why did Mainframe go AWOL in the first place and vanish to where the Joes could never find him? Get the whole backstory on what's going on with the G.I. with the I.Q. while his adventure with Snake Eyes is going on the pages of the current issue of G.I. Joe's monthly series.

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE #9

Writen by Chuck Dixon, art by SL Gallant, covers by Howard Chaykin and Robert Atkins.

The Joes invade Castle Destro only to find no one home but the biggest, baddest killer robot ever and the encounter turns deadly for the team. We also pay a visit to the ultra secret Section Zero -- COBRA's arctic lair where Destro must make the M.A.S.S. Device perform or die. And Mainframe and Snake Eyes on a road trip to -- Springfield?

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE: ORIGINS, VOL. 1

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

The origin of G.I. Joe! An historic story arc written by the returning legend Larry Hama, chronicling the forging of America's most elite fighting force and revealing for the first time how these wildly different characters formed an unbeatable team! Join Duke, Hawk, Stalker, Scarlett, and Snake Eyes as they become real American heroes.

132 pages, $19.99.

CLASSIC G.I. JOE VOLUME 5

Written by Larry Hama, art by Rod Whigham, cover by J. Scott Campbell.

Larry Hama's original G.I. Joe saga continues with another ten-issue installment! Witness Cobra's continued manipulation of the Joe, Destro captures a squad of new Joe on a training mission, Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow seek revenge against Zartan, and much more.

236 pages, $19.99.

GHOSTBUSTERS: DISPLACED AGGRESSION #1

Written by Scott Lobdell, art by Ilias Kyriazis, covers by Nick Runge and Kyriazis.

"Go West, Young Veckman!" In chapter one of this all-new Ghostbusters adventure, the ŰBusters have been defeated by the pan-dimensional demon lord Kozar'RaiˇFather of Gozer, the villain has separated them across the time stream! Dr. Peter Venkman is trapped in 1886, and his only chance to return to present-day Earth and free all of humanity from the Rule of Kozar'Rai has him teaming with a very unexpected (and very beautiful) ally!

32 pages, $3.99.

LIFE UNDEAD

Written by Paul Zbyszewski, art and cover by Stephen Thompson.

The first comic by Lost writer Paul Z! David Mears is not your average zombie. He's not a mindless killing machine that craves flesh. He's a New Orleans narcotics cop, filled with the Voodoo spirits of vengeance. And now he's out for payback. Hunting down the Haitian drug lord who sentenced him to a life without feeling, without a soul... a Life Undead.

48 pages, $7.90.

HAMMER OF THE GODS, VOL. 1: MORTAL ENEMY

Written by Michael Oeming and Mark Wheatley, art and cover by Michael Oeming.

Vikings just want to have fun! Of course, their idea of fun involves sharp bladed weapons and lots of blood. Recommended for fans of the over-the-top battles of the WWE, the real stories behind Norse Mythology, and the fantastic art of Powers, this collection includes illustration art by Frank Cho, Adam Hughes and Dave Johnson.

184 pages, $19.99.

GRIMJACK: THE MANX CAT #2

Written by John Ostrander, art and cover by Timothy Truman.

The Manx Cat adventure continues as GrimJack John Gaunt hunts for Darlin' Lil, running into celebrated old "friends" like Blackjac Mac and Feetus along the way. As he begins to unravel the mystery of The Manx Cat, he finds himself held hostage by Darlin' Lil's astonishing origin... and a lot of unhappy Cat lovers.

32 pages, $3.99.

ANGEL #25

Written bt Juliet Landau and Brian Lynch, art by Franco Urru, covers by Urru and Nick Runge.

Juliet Landau continues her two-part Angel adventure that returns Drusilla to the fold in a bloody big way! Laundau, Lynch and Urru conclude Dru's adventure inside a special asylum, where she either just presided over an insane rampage, or imagined the entire thing...

32 pages, $3.99.

ANGEL: ONLY HUMAN #2

Written by Scott Lobdell, art by David Messina and Mirco Pierfederici, covers by Dave Dorman and, Messina.

They consider themselves the purest strain of demonsˇthey are the Scourge! This race of demon supremacists are determined to liberate an enslaved Old One from the nether-bowels of... Texas! Fortunately Illyria and Fred are on hand to make sure that doesn't happen. That is, if she's not distracted by a passionate kiss from Fred's long ago prom date!

32 pages, $3.99.

ANGEL: BLOOD AND TRENCHES

Written, art and cover by John Byrne.

In Europe, war ravages nations, but a greater darkness than human conflict calls Angel back across the ocean from his distant home in Americaˇbodies of combatants found drained of blood, and signs of an ancient evil once more abroad in the world. An untold tale of Angel's WWI exploits!

104 pages, black and white, $17.99.

ANGEL, VOLUME 5 HC

Written by Kelley Armstrong, art by Dave Ross, cover by Nick Runge.

Springing out of Joss Whedon and Brian Lynch's Angel: After the Fall storyline, novelist Kelley Armstrong (The Summoning) comes aboard to explore the many repercussions following the explosive last issue of Angel: After the Fall. Artist Dave Ross also joins up to present the first arc of "Aftermath," wherein we learn who lived, who died, and who will be forever changed from the experience.

132 pages, $24.99.

STAR TREK: ROMULANS -- SCHISM #1

Written, art and cover by John Byrne.

War! From behind the scenes, the Klingons loose their unsuspecting puppets, the Romulans, against the forces of the Federation. But the Klingon Emperor is impatient with the slow pace of the conflict, and back on Romulus there are already some who begin to see through the Klingon schemes. The final arc in John Byrne's Romulans tales begins here!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: NERO #2

Written by Mike Johnson and Tim Jones, art by David Messina.

From Star Trek writer/producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman and the creative team behind the best-selling Star Trek: Countdown. The story of the villainous Nero continues as we learn how Nero spent the years between his battle with the Kelvin and his reunion with Spock! You don't want to miss this essential chapter in the rebirth of Star Trek!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: SPOCK -- REFLECTIONS #3

Written by Scott and David Tipton, art by David Messina and Federica Manfredi, cover by Messina.

Ambassador Spock's mysterious journey continues! As Spock makes his way toward Earth, he thinks back on another previously untold tale from his past, this time featuring James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy and the crew of the original U.S.S. Enterprise!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: ARCHIVES VOLUME 6 -- BEST OF ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSES

Written by Mike Barr, art by Tom Sutton, cover by Ricardo Villagran.

The treacherous but intriguing tales of Star Trek's Mirror Universe are presented in this collection of the 8-part Mirror Universe Saga! It will take all the guile and cunning Kirk, Spock and the crew of the Enterprise can muster if they hope to ward off the coming Empire invasion, and save themselves in the process!

196 pages, $24.99.

DOCTOR WHO: BLACK DEATH / WHITE LIFE

Written by Charlie Kirchoff, art by Tom Mandrake, covers by Guy Davis and photo.

After the Doctor and his companion Martha mistakenly land the TARDIS during the Great Plague of London, the discovery of a healer draws them into a mystery that could mean the end of Martha!

32 pages, $3.99.

DOCTOR WHO #3

Written by Tony Lee, art by Matthew Smith, covers by Paul Grist and Smith.

Following the shocking end of "Silver Scream," the Doctor now finds himself on trial for his life by the Shadow Proclamation! To survive, he has to prove his innocence... but the prosecution is Mister Finch from "School Reunion." The first chapter of the four-part "Fugitive" story arc.

32 pages, $3.99.

DOCTOR WHO CLASSICS: SERIES 2 #10

Written by Steve Parkhouse, art by Mick Austin, covers by Parkhouse and Charlie Kirchoff (c)

IDW's newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past continues. In this issue, the adventures of the Fifth Doctor continues in "Lunar Lagoon" and Part 1 of "4-Dimensional Vistas." Featuring all-new colors by Charlie Kirchoff.

32 pages, $3.99.

FALLEN ANGEL: REBORN #3

Written by Peter David, art by J.K. Woodward, covers by Woodward and Nick Runge.

Across a frozen wasteland trudges Illyria, searching for the second of the three symbols of her power that will restore her to the all powerful demon goddess that she was... and the only one who can possibly stop her is the Fallen Angel. Presuming, that is, that she wants to.

32 pages, $3.99.

ASTRO BOY MOVIE ADAPTATION #3

Written by Scott Tipton, art by E.J. Su, cover by Barzak.

The comic-book version of this fall's big screen adaptation of Osamu Tezuka's beloved Astro Boy continues its weekly release.

32 pages, $3.99.

ASTRO BOY MOVIE ADAPTATION #4

Written by Scott Tipton, art by E.J. Su, cover by Gabriel Rodriguez.

The weekly adaptation of Astro Boy concludes here, as Astro Boy Movie Prequel writer Scott Tipton and artist E.J. Su complete Astro Boy's amazing cinematic tale!

32 pages, $3.99.

ASTRO BOY MOVIE PREQUEL: UNDERGROUND

Written by Scott Tipton, art by Diego Jourdan, cover by Ashley Wood.

He's back! Astro Boy makes his amazing return to comics, paving the way for his exciting feature film debut later this year! It's an all-new Astro Boy adventure, with Astro exploring a strange subterranean kingdom in search of his lost father, encountering weird creatures large and small. But are they friend or foe?

104 pages, $17.99.

ASTRO BOY MOVIE ADAPTATION

Written by Scott Tipton, art and cover by E.J. Su.

He's back! Osamu Tezuka's beloved Astro Boy continues his amazing return to comics in the official adaptation of his exciting feature film debut in 2009! Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist, powered by positive energy, and endowed with super strength, x-ray vision, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly.

104 pages, $17.99.

FROM THE ASHES #4

Written, art and cover by Bob Fingerman.

Bob and Michele encounter MODOZ, the charismatic and strangely familiar leader of the cult situated beneath the ruins of POX News. Their new life in "The Baby Bunker" at first seems sweet, with three hots and a cot, but there's always a price to pay.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE LAST RESORT #2

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art by Giancarlo Caracuzzo, cover by Darwyn Cooke.

The madness continues as things go from bad to worse on Loramer Island! The survivors slowly realize that burning to death in a plane crash might be a welcome alternative to what waits for them on the island. Warning: this issue contains excessive violence, fiery death, rampaging zombies, and a boat of topless women! See? It ain't all bad.

32 pages, $3.99.

GRIMWOOD'S DAUGHTER

Written by Jan Strnad, art and cover by Kevin Nowlan.

Grimwood's Daughter chronicles the last days of the elves in their desperate war against man, magician, and dragon. Artist Kevin Nowlan's powerful images elevate Jan Strnad's dark, cautionary tale into a true gem of fantasy fiction, a graphic fable that is compelling, timeless and unforgettable. This special hardcover edition includes a special section with Nowlan sketches and preliminaries!

64 pages, $12.99

THE VEIL #3

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

Chapter 3: "Evil." Something is going terribly wrong in Crooksville, Maine. Ghosts wander the streets, people are going insane... the Slug Man from the other side is ripping the Veil between our realities. Chris Luna was the only person that could peer beyond the Veil... but what happens when everybody can see it?

32 pages, $3.99.

AMERICAN MCGEE'S GRIMM #5

Written by Dwight MacPherson, art by Grant Bond, cover by Ben Templesmith.

Episode 5: It's the shocking conclusion of American McGee's Grimm, and Grimm's going out in a blaze of glory! Join everyone's favorite sardonic dwarf as he travels to the anthropomorphic land of Generica to reunite the Twig Brothers. Together with the Cricket King and a leprous dragon, Grimm will risk everything to bring this story to a close!

32 pages, $3.99.

RIP KIRBY, VOL. 1

Written and art by Alex Raymond.

Edited and designed by Dean Mullaney, the strips are reproduced from pristine syndicate proofs that will allow readers to see, for the first time, the full luxurious detail of Raymond's brushwork. Includes a biographical and historic essay by Brian Walker, and an introduction by Raymond biographer and authority Tom Roberts.

320 pages, black and white, $49.99.

EDGAR ALLEN POE: THE RAVEN AND OTHER STORIES

Written by Edgar Allen Poe, art and cover by Ben Templesmith.

Celebrated American author Edgar Allan Poe's most cherished works are re-presented in this handsome volume from IDW Publishing. Featuring "The Raven," "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Masque of the Red Death," as well as additional poems and short stories from the author's library, all accompanied by the haunting art of Ben Templesmith.

440 pages, $16.99.

ROBERT BLOCH'S LORI

Written by Robert Bloch, cover by Ben Templesmith.

Lori discovers a girl in an old high school yearbook that looks just like her. But the yearbook is from before Lori was born. Now, suspected by the police for being involved in a fire that killed her parents, Lori is convinced that her "twin," Priscilla, is attempting to take over her mind...

280 pages, $14.99

TORPEDO, VOL. 1

Written by Enrique Sanchez Abuli with translation by Jimmy Palmiotti, art by Jordi Bernet, Alex Toth, covers by Bernet (c)

The story of a gangster whose life is traced from the innocence of childhood to amoral adulthood, and nearly every stop explored along the way. Abuli's distinctive narrative builds the story over time and Jordi Bernet's masterful renditions of the title character are stunningly cinematic...Torpedo is the Godfather of comics, in both subject matter and execution.

160 pages, black and white, $24.99.

THE WAITING PLACE

Written by Sean McKeever, art by Mike Norton, Brendon and Brian Fraim and David Yurkovich, cover by Norton.

Collected for the first time in a single volume, this teen drama of spinning wheels and racing hearts helped make McKeever and Norton into mainstream comic-book mainstays. This edition also includes a brand-new story by McKeever and Norton, making it a must-have for long-time fans and new readers alike.

456 pages, black and white, $24.99.

ZOMNIBUS, VOL. 1

Written by Chris Ryall, Shane McCarthy and El Torres, art by Ashley Wood, Chris Bolton and Yair Herrera, cover by Wood.

They stalk, they rot, they eat flesh, they're the walking dead for Pete's sake. What's not to love about zombies?! Ranging from the seriously scary Feast!, to the urban sprawl of Eclipse of the Undead, and finally ending with the stylings of Ashley Wood in The Complete Zombies vs. Robots, you'll be hard-pressed to find this much zombie fodder anywhere, at any price.

380 pages, $24.99.

SWALLOW VOLUME 6

Ashley Wood (w & a & c)

It's all about the art! The art book spectacular presided over by designer/painter Ashley Wood is back for the sixth time. Collecting art from Ash's ever-growing list of contemporaries, Swallow 6 contains beautiful imagery from artists around the world.

TPB ´ FC ´ $40.00 ´ 220 Pages ´ 8.5" x 11"

MAGIC CARPET

Written by Scott Christian Sava, art and cover by Tracy Bailey.

One day, Kevin inherits a magic carpet and embarks on an adventure of a lifetime that takes him to far off lands where he finds magic, danger, monsters, and even a princess. Written by the award-winning creator of Pet Robots, Hyperactive, and The Dreamland Chronicles, Scott Christian Sava. Hop on for a magical ride you'll never forget!

110 pages, $11.99.

MESS MONSTERS AT CHRISTMAS

Written by Beth Shoshan, art and cover by Piers Harper.

Uh-ohˇthe Mess Monsters have struck at Christmas time! Will the tree be trimmed, the presents wrapped, and the stockings stuffed with these mischievous monsters running aboutˇor will their giant messes ruin Christmas? Hilarious, high-energy artwork complements the silly text perfectly in this funny book that's bound to become a favorite family read-aloud at the holidays.

24 pages, $6.99.

DON QUIXOTE

Written by Cervantes and Chanoinat, art and cover by Paul Glaudel.

The classic tale adapted as a graphic novel! Alonso Quixano lives in an unnamed section of La Mancha with his niece and a housekeeper. Obsessed with books of chivalry, he believes their every word to be true. Quixano eventually appears to have lost his mind because of so much reading, but that is when his adventures really begin!

64 pages, $14.99.

ROBOT GALAXY 3: THE POWER OF THE SEVENTH RING

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

After being kidnapped by the evil RAH, Jesse wakes up in RAH's lair, guarded by his henchman, ZAR. Jesse learns that he is being used as a bargaining chip against CJ in RAH's epic battle for ultimate power of the Seventh Ring of Saturn, the robots' life force, only to end up lost in space, millions of miles from home.

32 pages, $3.99.

ROBOT GALAXY 4: THE NEW WARRIORS

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

After his daring escape, Jesse finds himself alone on a desolate moonscape, with only a little oxygen to keep him alive. As he battles ferocious space creatures, Jesse becomes aware of a new threat: ZAR, RAH's evil henchman, has followed him! Will Jesse be able to survive on his own in space, with an injured robot who needs his help?

32 pages, $3.99.

ROBOT GALAXY: MEET THE ROBOTS STICKER BOOK

Art and cover by Brian Miroglio and Alberto Aprea,

Meet CJ, Pango, Carson, and Jo, the Brotherhood of Robots that makes up the Robot Galaxy! This great sticker book contains profiles of each member of the Robot Brotherhood, as well as profiles of evil RAH and the newest member of Robot Galaxy, Crystal. With big scenes to decorate and more than 75 stickers, this book is a must for any fan of the Robot Galaxy.

20 pages, $5.99.

ROBOT GALAXY: ROBOTS TO THE RESCUE COLORING BOOK

Art and cover by Brian Miroglio and Alberto Aprea.

CJ, Pango, Carson, and Jo are robot heroesˇthey will come to the rescue of anyone in need! The action-packed coloring and activity book starting everyone's favorite robots is filled with detailed scenes to color and exciting activities including word searches, crossword puzzles, mazes, and fun facts.

32 pages, black and white, $3.99.

NANOVOR: GAME ON #2

Written by Eric Burnham, art and cover bt Felipe Torrent .

Lucas and the Lab Rats introduce Jackie Long to the microscopic world of the Nanosphere, while Dana Diamondback and the Snake Pit hatch a plan to sabotage Electronorama's big video game tournament. Based on the handheld game from Smith & Tinker!

32 pages, $3.99.

DIGGER AND FRIENDS #2

Written by Jack Brigio, art and cover by Diego Jourdan.

The all-ages adventures of NASCAR mascot Digger and his friends continue here! In this issue, two more funny-animal tales of adventure, as Digger gets closer to his dream of riding in a race car, all the while continuing to evade the dreaded Lumpy Wheels!

32 pages, $3.99.



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