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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011

IDW PUBLISHING FOR FEBRUARY

INFESTATION 2: TRANSFORMERS #1

32 pages, $3.99.

Chuck Dixon (w), Guido Guidi (a), Livio Ramondelli, Guidi (c).

The Infestation threat has broken the boundaries of time and the Lovecraftian monsters invade the world of Transformers: Hearts of Steel! It's a steam-punk world in the grips of panic as terrifying beings from the depths of the ocean corrupt both humans and Decepticons! Only one man knows how to stop the Infestation, and it's up to him to awaken the Autobots in time to prevent full-scale cataclysm!

32 pages, $3.99.

INFESTATION 2: TRANSFORMERS #2

Chuck Dixon (w), Guido Guidi (a & c)

The Infestation threatens all of America, and its evil seems unstoppable as it infects everything in its path. Tobias Muldoon is called upon to help the Autobots find a solution, and he knows the perfect man for the job -- Nikola Tesla! Together they attempt to re-activate Optimus Prime, but it's unclear if he will be able to turn the tide in an increasingly hopeless situation!

32 pages, $3.99.

INFESTATION 2: DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #1

Paul Crilley (w), Valerio Schiti (a), Livio Ramondelli, menton3 (c).

Abraxis Wren is the most notorious inquisitive in Sharn... and when a routine (well, routine by his standards) case puts him on the trail of creatures beyond the ken of mortal, it's only a matter of time before he finds himself caught up in the middle of INFESTATION 2! Introducing the D&D campaign EBERRON to comics!

32 pages, $3.99.

INFESTATION 2: DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #2

Paul Crilley (w), Valerio Schiti (a), menton3 (c).

The City of Towers is in chaos! As the citizens flee the coming of the INFESTATION, only Abraxis Wren holds the secrets that might save Sharn -- but does he have the strength of will to survive this crucible of terror? Plus -- learn the strange history the world of Eberron shares with the threat of INFESTATION 2!

32 pages, $3.99.

INFESTATION 2 TEAM-UP

Chris Ryall (w), Alan Robinson (a), Eric Powell, Bill Morrison (c).

A special Leap Year 5th-week release! Bat Boy meets up at a bar with Groom Lake's Archibald to drunkenly discuss event comics like Infes2ation! Eric Powell and Bill Morrison provide covers! The Weekly World News creative team of Ryall & Robinson reunite here! What more do we have to say, people?! Celebrate February 29 in pointy-eared style!

32 pages, $3.99.

NEXT MEN: AFTERMATH #40

John Byrne (w & a & c)

It ain't over till it's over. Project Next Men has been undone, the Past has been rewritten… but it's never easy to reshape the Fourth Dimension. As Jasmine is about to discover. She was afraid to go with Nathan and Bethany back to the 1950s -- by the end of this issue, she may regret that decision!

32 pages, $3.99.

ROAD RAGE #1

Stephen King & Joe Hill, Chris Ryall (w), Nelson Daniel (a), Nelson Daniel, Phil Noto (c).

Acclaimed novelist/Eisner-winning graphic novelist Joe Hill collaborated with his father, Stephen King, for the first time on a tale that paid tribute to Richard Matheson's classic tale, Duel. Now, IDW is proud to present comic-book tellings of both stories in Road Rage. First up, is the Hill/King adventure tale, Throttle!

32 pages, $3.99.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #7

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w), Dan Duncan (a), Duncan, Eastman (c).

Baxter Stockman. General Krang. These Turtle villains have largely kept to the shadows... until now. Baxter is determined to capture the Turtles before Krang comes to New York... and he just might have the perfect invention to complete his task. And if that wasn't enough, don't forget Old Hob is still in the picture! Trouble for the Turtles abounds!

32 pages, $3.99.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, VOL. 1: CHANGE IS CONSTANT

Kevin Eastman & Tom Waltz (w), Kevin Eastman (layouts), Dan Duncan (a), Kevin Eastman (c).

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles return to comics in their first IDW adventure! The very core of the Turtles family is at stake as the new origin of TMNT is revealed! It's a different world for the Turtles... The group is broken as Raphael wanders the streets of NYC in search of food and shelter. His brothers and Master Splinter are on the search, but so far all they can find is trouble--in the form of mutant alley cat Old Hob and his gang of criminals!

104 pages, $17.99.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: MICRO-SERIES #3: DONATELLO

Brian Lynch (w), Ross Campbell (a), David Petersen, Campbell (c).

The “brains" of the Turtles steps out on his own in this unique tale! Intrigued by a cutting-edge science fair, Donatello goes incognito in public to get his fill of the latest tech. Little does he know that the fair is hosted by none other than Baxter Stockman -- and he's holding a competition to see who can create the best gizmo to find the Turtles first! It's up to Don to out-geek the geeks, all while keeping his cover!

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE #2

James Roberts (w), Alex Milne (a), Alex Milne, Roche (c).

The new TRANSFORMERS direction blasts off! Trapped in space, their ship critically damaged, the Autobots try to rally what's left of their forces. And to complicate matters, Skids arrives on the scene, guns blazing! Who is he? What does he want? Where does he come from? Unfortunately, not even Skids knows the answers...

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #2

John Barber (w), Andrew Griffith (a), Casey Coller, Griffith (c).

The Decepticons make their move, as the TRANSFORMERS relaunch really amps up! As Bumblebee's provisional government struggles to maintain control, Ratbat stages a deadly attack that only Prowl can stop! Meanwhile, Starscream tries something he's never done before: telling the truth to an Autobot. Well, most of the truth, anyway.

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS CLASSICS UK, VOL. 2

Simon Furman, Ian Mennell, Wilf Prigmore, James Hill, and Jamie Delano (w), Barry Kitson, Will Simpson, Tim Perkins, John Stokes, Jeff Anderson, and Geoff Senior (a) Andrew Wildman (c).

Classic TRANSFORMERS tales from the UK continuity continues here! Re-mastered and re-colored, these vintage TF stories are presented in order, many published for the first time in the United States! Writer and life-long TF fan James Roberts provides in-depth historical perspective front matter in each volume, and TF UK artist Andrew Wildman provides new covers! Includes issues #45-59!

276 pages, $29.99.

TRANSFORMERS, VOL. 6: CHAOS: POLICE ACTION

Mike Costa (w), Brendan Cahill & E.J. Su (a), Marcelo Matere (c).

While there is much “CHAOS" on Cybertron, there's no less bedlam here on Earth as our remaining Autobots investigate the accusation that Spike, their trusted human ally, murdered a TRANSFORMER. Prowl and Jazz take center stage as the alliance between the two races are on the brink. Also includes the Prowl Spotlight.

104 pages, $17.99.

G.I. JOE, VOL. 2: COBRA CIVIL WAR

Chuck Dixon (w), Javier Saltares (a), Danny Cruz (c).

COBRA CIVIL WAR comes to a close as a new COBRA COMMANDER will take over and bring COBRA out of the shadows! G.I. Joe goes underground--literally! They've been on the defensive for the last four months, and now they've got a plan to get out of the line of fire, regroup, and start painting Cobra with red, white, and blue butt-kicking!

104 pages, $17.99.

G.I. JOE: DISAVOWED, VOL. 5

Brandon Jerwa (w), Tim Seeley & Jason Millet (a), Sharp Bros. (c).

G.I. Joe: Disavowed continues in this fifth volume with #27--32, containing the one--part "Paradigm Shift" and the return of the Red Ninja Clan and the five-part "Players and Pawns" storyline where Cobra Commander returns as leader while the JOEs are once again called into Sierra Gordo. It all leads up to a one on one fight between Hawk and Cobra Commander.

136 pages, $19.99.

G.I. JOE 2: MOVIE PREQUEL #1

John Barber (w), Salvador Navarro (a & c)

Snake Eyes and Roadblock. Perhaps the most dangerous of all the Joes--their combination of stealth, cunning, power and raw courage is nearly unmatched. But what unspoken bond do they share? Find out their never-before-revealed secrets in this prequel to the summers most anticipated action movie!

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE 2: MOVIE PREQUEL #2

John Barber (w), Salvador Navarro (a & c)

The origin of Roadblock! While Roadblock is in a deadly race against time to rescue a childhood friend from the clutches of the enemy, we learn the secrets that shaped the Joe's heavy ordinance officer. Meanwhile -- Snake Eyes is in hot pursuit, and he's not taking any prisoners.

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE: VOL. 2 #10

Chuck Dixon (w), Alex Cal (a), Dave Wilkins, Will Rosado (c).

COBRA ON THE ATTACK! The new COBRA COMMANDER begins a global strategy to turn the super-secret cabal into a legitimate world power. But those plans are only known to the highest levels of COBRA, and the invasion of a sovereign Southeast Asian country continues. The Joes and UN Forces are outmaneuvered and outgunned in a war of total annihilation!

32 pages, $3.99.

COBRA #10

Mike Costa (w), Alex Cal (a), Dave Wilkins, Antonio Fuso (c).

COBRA COMMAND CONTINUES! As the new COBRA COMMANDER lashes out against an unprepared world, the rest of Cobra questions The Council's decision... with deadly results. Meanwhile, the Joes search for a pattern in Cobra's attacks, and a fan-favorite character returns -- but will even that be enough to turn the tide of battle?

32 pages, $3.99.

SNAKE EYES #10

Chuck Dixon (w), Alex Cal (a), Dave Wilkins, Robert Atkins (c).

COBRA COMMAND CONTINUES! The new Cobra Commander's war of conquest turns to a war of destruction. COBRA troops are forcing an entire populace to become refugees while eliminating any who dare stay behind. Snake Eyes is now in the killing fields, playing his own game of predator and prey with Stormshadow and the red ninjas of the Arashikage clan!

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #175

Larry Hama (w), S L Gallant (a), Herb Trimpe, Gallant (c).

The Blue Ninja clan have proven to be worthy adversaries for Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow. To take down the rogue ninja clan, strange alliances must be formed, enemies become partners, and unexpected team-ups lead to an all-out assault against the Blue Ninjas. Will the tenous alliance of Snake Eyes and Baroness be enough to finally bring them down? Don't miss the team-up you've all been waiting for in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #175!

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO ANNUAL #1

Larry Hama (w), Ron Frenz, Ron Wagner, Herb Trimpe, Sal Buscema (a), Ron Frenz & Sal Buscema, Larry Hama (c).

In this special 40-page story, G.I. Joe is on the trail of a rogue unit of Crimson Guardsmen. But the Joes aren't the only ones hunting down the renegade threat: Zartan and his Dreadnoks have been sent by COBRA to handle the situation. This could get ugly for the Joes! Written by Larry Hama, drawn by three classic artists, and inked by the legendary Sal Buscema, this is a G.I. Joe story you can't miss!

48 pages, $7.99.

DANGER GIRL: REVOLVER #2

Andy Hartnell (w), Chris Madden (a), J. Scott Campbell, Madden (c).

It's the sexiest and most dangerous event of 2012, and the action continues right here! Danger Girl Sydney Savage is reluctant to bring the team's newest recruit on their latest mission, but after Abbey is suddenly pulled away by a mysterious figure from her past, Sydney realizes the mission has grown far too dangerous to accomplish on her own!

32 pages, $3.99.

GHOSTBUSTERS #6

Erik Burnham (w), Dan Schoening (a), Schoening, Nick Runge (c).

Thanks to the contract they signed, the Ghostbusters are temporarily barred by Walter Peck from taking any work (without his express permission) in New York City.  The Ghostbusters skirt the edict by taking a job in Schenectady. It's a simple haunted amusement park upstate -- what could possibly go wrong?

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK #6

Mike Johnson (w), Joe Corroney (a), Tim Bradstreet (c).

It's the stunning conclusion of OPERATION: ANNIHILATE! The events of the new timeline unfold in shocking ways as Kirk reunites with his estranged brother to save a colony from extinction. STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci oversees this story that continues the lead-up to the much-anticipated film sequel!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK CLASSICS, VOL. 2: ENEMY UNSEEN

Keith R.A. DeCandido, Christopher Golden, Tom Sniegoski, and Scott Ciencin (w), Peter Pachoumis, Scott Benefiel, Dave Hoover, and Andrew Currie (a), Drew Stuzan (c).

In a long and distinguished career, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his crew have faced uncounted foes and vanquished incredible dangers. But what happens when the ememy can't be easily seen--when it lurks in the shadows, disguises itself as polite society, or emerges from the depths of one's own mind? These are the antagonists with which the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise must contend in this volume, the most dangerous kind of enemy--the enemy unseen. Contains the three stories "Perchance to Dream," "Embrace the Wolf," and "The Killing Shadows."

224 pages, $21.99.

STAR TREK/LEGION OF SUPERHEROES #5

Chris Roberson (w), Jeffrey Moy & Philip Moy (a), Phil Jimenez, Mike Allred (c).

In the distant past, one team of Legionnaires and Starfleet officers come face to face with the force that erased both of their timelines from existence, while in the altered 23rd century another team confronts the latter-day version of that same force. But now that they know how history was changed, can anything be done to set things right?

32 pages, $3.99.

DOCTOR WHO #14

Joshua Hale Fialkov (w), Matthew Dow Smith (a), Mark Buckingham, photo (c).

Special issue by Eisner-nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov! With Rory in the custody of the local police, the Doctor searches the deserted and fog-filled city of Casablanca. What he stumbles upon may spell the end for not just two recently reunited lovers, but for all of mankind!

32 pages, $3.99.

DOCTOR WHO CLASSICS SERIES IV #1

Alan McKenzie, John Ridgway (w), Ridgway (a & c)

IDW's newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past returns! This all-new series picks up where Series III left off, with the adventures of the SIXTH DOCTOR! With PERI and FROBISHER in tow, the Doctor must confront the deadly CYBERMEN!

32 pages, $3.99.

GODZILLA: KINGDOM OF MONSTERS #12

Jason Ciaramella (w), Victor Santos (a), David Messina (c).

The evil twins are gone. Godzilla lies dormant. The monsters that roam the earth are wounded, battered, exhausted… if mankind has any chance of recovering from this disaster, now is the moment. But with the world in ruin and civilization in total disarray, can anything still be salvaged? The fate of humanity is determined in Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #12!

32 pages, $3.99.

GODZILLA LEGENDS #4

Chris Mowry (w), E.J. Su (a), Arthur Adams, Chris Scalf (c).

An epic single issue story shining a light on another terrifying Toho monster! This issue sees the debut of the one and only Smog Monster -- Hedorah! G-Force is sent to battle the blob-like beast as it lays waste to China. But another monster's presence might make this an even more chaotic conflict! Don't miss the mayhem!

32 pages, $3.99.

MAGIC: THE GATHERING #3

Matt Forbeck (w), Martín Cóccolo (a), Christopher Moeller (c).

After last issue's fierce battle against a group of Innistrad vampires, Dack Fayden has found a new ally: young cathar Ingrid Reichert. With her help, Dack continues to track down the person who devastated his hometown. But when Dack stumbles into another vampire attack, even Ingrid's help may not be enough to get them out alive...

32 pages, $3.99.

MEMORIAL #3

Chris Roberson (w), Rich Ellis (a), Michael WM Kaluta (c).

Em and Schroedinger are desperately trying to find Peter, which brings them to the ancient tower of Babylon...only Babylon isn't so much a what as a who. And just when they think they're about to get some answers, a host of shadow warriors shows up, grabs Em, and high tails it across the plain. Except Em has a few tricks up her sleeve and things don't go quite according to the shadows plans. Do they ever?

32 pages, $3.99.

LAST UNICORN: THE DELUXE EDITION

Peter Beagle & Peter Gillis (w), Renae DeLiz & Ray Dillon (a), Renae DeLiz (c).

Whimsical. Lyrical. Poignant. Adapted for the first time from the acclaimed and beloved novel by Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn is a tale for any age about the wonders of magic, the power of love, and the tragedy of loss. The unicorn, alone in her enchanted wood, discovers that she may be the last of her kind. Reluctant at first, she sets out on a journey to find her fellow unicorns, even if it means facing the terrifying anger of the Red Bull and malignant evil of the king who wields his power. Adapted by Peter B. Gillis and lushly illustrated by Renae DeLiz and Ray Dillon.

200 pages, $50.

MICHAEL WM. KALUTA: SKETCHBOOK SERIES, VOL. 1

Mike Kaluta (a & c)

Michael Wm. Kaluta has been creating beautiful imagery for more than 40 years. Highlights of his career include what many consider to be the definitive version of The Shadow, the still in-progress Starstruck, and a myriad of stunning covers illustrated for nearly every comics publisher--as well as being part of the legendary STUDIO (along with Jeffery Catherine Jones, Barry Windsor-Smith, and Bernie Wrightson). This sketchbook is the first in a series that will provide a glimpse into the inner workings of this great artist, from the very earliest creative spark to more finished concepts, and nearly completed works. Each image has been scanned from Kaluta's personal sketchbooks and archives, and is accompanied by commentary from the artist.

48 pages, black and white, $9.99.

HAWKEN #4

Tim & Ben Truman (w), Tim Truman (a & c)

Just a haunted old man with a blind mule, a bulldog, two rusty colt pistols and a heart full of hatred. What chance does he have against a train full of vengeful ghosts and a party of thugs thirsting for blood? Hell, probably none. The bloodiest, most bizarre adventure tale of the year continues!

32 pages, $3.99.

MONOCYTE #3

menton3, Kasra Ghanbari (w), menton3 (a), menton3, Ben Templesmith (c).

The penultimate issue. The Olignostics are dying, and their fate now rests with the excommunicated Grod. Monocyte turns his attention to the Antedeluvian metropolis and their leader, the Green Man, but is confronted by the Antedeluvian elite guard, who test Monocyte against his greatest foes, light and life. Meanwhile, the liberated Olignostic slaves strike back at their former masters. Also features a cover by Ben Templesmith, an incentive cover by Eisner Award-winner George Pratt, and side stories by the legendary Bill Sienkiewicz and Pratt.

32 pages, $3.99.

ETERNAL DESCENT, VOL. 2 #3

Llexi Leon, Justin Peniston (w), Ivan Fernandez (a), Fernandez, Jason Metcalf, Santi Casas, Iban Coello (c).

With the amber in ruins and a key to the spheres in wavering hands, the delicate balance of universal order is threatened. Upon making the ultimate sacrifice, Sirian finds himself caught amidst time and space while strange beautiful music resonates throughout the cosmos, heralding the arrival of Joe Satriani, the extremist himself seeking to guide the lost and bring harmony to dissonance. Lyra is confronted by words of warning from a familiar face, as Richard struggles to reconcile his guilty conscience.

32 pages, $3.99.

JACK AVARICE IS THE COURIER

Chris Madden (w & a & c)

Spies, explosions, voodoo magic, deadly beauties, high-caliber thrills, and high-octane destruction... action-adventure has a brand-new name, and it's JACK AVARICE! The world of spies and intrigue is very much real and lies hidden just below the surface. But when a down-on-his-luck kid who dreams of a life like the movies meets the world's greatest secret agent, he'll discover the reality that spy-craft is far deadlier and more explosive than any movie he could imagine--and he now has a starring role!

142 pages, $19.99.

KILL SHAKESPEARE: THE COMPLETE EDITION

Anthony Del Col & Conor McCreery (w), Andy Belanger (a), Kagan Mcleod (c).

What Fables does for fairy tales, Kill Shakespeare does with the greatest writer of all time. This dark take on the Bard pits his greatest heroes (Hamlet, Juliet, Othello, Falstaff) against his most menacing villains (Richard III, Lady Macbeth, Iago) in an epic adventure to find and kill a reclusive wizard named William Shakespeare. All 12 issues collected in one complete volume.

352 pages, $39.99.

PHOENIX WITHOUT ASHES

Harlan Ellison (w), Alan Robinson (a), John K. Snyder III (c).

Harlan Ellison, one of the Grand Masters of science fiction and a multiple Hugo-, Nebula-, and Edgar Award-winner, returns to his roots with the graphic novel, Phoenix Without Ashes. The year is 2785, and Devon, a farmer banished for challenging his community's Elders, discovers a secret that changes everything he knew about the world, leading him on a quest to solve a mystery beyond his understanding before his entire world is destroyed in cataclysm.

104 pages, $17.99.

CARTOON MONARCH: OTTO SOGLOW AND THE LITTLE KING

Otto Soglow (w & a & c)

A BIG BOOK FOR A LITTLE KING! A long-overdue examination of the unique pantomime cartoons of Otto Soglow, who entertained millions for more than fifty years and whose influence remains current in the works of Chris Ware, Daniel Clowes, Ivan Brunetti, and others. This compendium features hundreds of pages of Soglow's most famous creation, The Little King--plus copious examples of his other work and a fascinating account by Jared Gardner of Soglow's long career that ranged from the socialist magazines of the 1920s to his long association with The New Yorker, which continues to use Soglow's art thirty-five years after his death.

Soglow began experimenting with eliminating lines that weren't necessary while at The New Yorker, where he created The Little King in 1931. Lured by William Randolph Hearst, Soglow moved to the Sunday comic's section with The Ambassador until his contract with The New Yorker ended in 1934. The Ambassador led the way--in more ways than one--for the King, who remained a Sunday funnies mainstay until Soglow's death in 1975.

Much of the humor in The Little King is aimed at puncturing pomposity, and Soglow accomplishes it with drawings that are, as Brunetti points out, tightly composed, exquisitely timed, carefully structured pieces of machinery.

432 pages, $49.99.

TORPEDO, VOLUME 5

Enrique Sanchez Abuli (w), Jordi Bernet (a & c)

The final volume in the Torpedo library delivers a gut shot of killer stories to the solar plexus. Luca Torelli, AKA the Torpedo, cuts a vicious swash of mayhem and murder through the criminal underbelly of 1930s Gotham. New York in those days was crammed full of diseased rodents, both the four and two-legged variety, and Luca was the exterminator!

144 pages, black and white, $24.99.

ARCHIE: BEST OF DAN DECARLO TREASURY EDITION

Frank Doyle (w), Dan DeCarlo (a) DeCarlo (c).

A sumptuous super-sized sampling of classic Dan DeCarlo stories featuring Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, and more! These stories were carefully selected to present Dan DeCarlo at his very best, and in a larger format than they have ever been seen before.

64 pages, $9.99.

ARCHIE: AMERICANA VOL. 3: THE '60S

Various (w), Various (a), Andrew Pepoy (c).

The sensational sixties, a time of dreams, hopes, revolution, and social change! At the forefront of the decade were the nation's youth, enjoying the latest fads, speaking their minds, and defining a generation. Ever timeless, Archie and his friends came along for the ride, exploring both the fun and mores of the times with their unique brand of humor, as only they could! But Archie Comics was also around to remind everyone "the more things change, the more they stay the same!" Whether getting tangled up in the eternal love triangle or incurring the wrath of the principal and Veronica's father, Archie scaled new heights of hilarity!

192 pages, $24.99.








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