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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012

IDW PUBLISHING FIRST LOOKS

FIRST LOOK: ARCHIE: BEST OF DAN DECARLO, VOL. 1

Written by: Dan DeCarlo.

Art by: Dan DeCarlo.

Cover by: Dan DeCarlo.

Description: Beginning his career at Archie in the mid 1950s, Dan DeCarlo soon became the main artist on Betty and Veronica, and drew every Archie character at one time or another in his nearly 50-year career with Archie. The stories in this collection are from what is generally regarded as DeCarlo's best period -- the mid 1950s to the early 1970s.

Pages: 152.

Price: $17.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.



Batman Costumes & Accessories


FIRST LOOK: STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION2 #8

Written by: Scott Tipton, David Tipton.

Art by: J.K. Woodward, Gordon Purcell.

Cover by: J.K. Woodward, Andrea Di Vito.

Description: The epic crossover between the two greatest science-fiction properties of all time ends here! Our heroes launch a desperate mission behind enemy lines in hopes of ending the CyberBorg threat, but there's a traitor in their midst...

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.





FIRST LOOK: JOE PALOOKA #1

Written by: Mike Bullock, Matt Triano.

Art by: Fernando Peniche.

Cover by: Jace McTier.

Description: The legendary Joe Palooka name returns in this all-new version, as Joe fights for his freedom and for his life around the world. Set in the violent and dangerous world of top- tier mixed martial arts, this series will get you in its grip and not let go until you tap out. Accused of a murder he didn't commit, Nick Davis flees a police manhunt, picks up the name Joe Palooka in a Tijuana tough-man contest and then travels the world seeking to clear his name while making a name for himself at the same time. 

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.



Incredible Hulk


FIRST LOOK: JUDGE DREDD #2

Written by: Duane Swierczynski.

Art by: Nelson Daniel, Brendan McCarthy.

Covers by: Zach Howard, Greg Staples.

Description: In Mega-City one, Judges are the law. But what happens when a veteran Judge goes bad? And he's so skilled at hiding his misdeeds that even Judge Dredd is unable to dig up the evidence he needs? Looks like it's time to choose psis... from the Psi Division, that is! IDW's ongoing series continues here, with the re-introduction of fan-favorite Judge Anderson!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.





FIRST LOOK: JUDGE DREDD COMPLETE BRIAN BOLLAND HC

Written by: John Wagner.

Art by: Brian Bolland.

Cover by: Brian Bolland.

Description: Mega-City One, 2099. This vast urban nightmare has sprung up from the post-apocalyptic ashes of North America's east coast. Each of the 400 million citizens based there is a potential criminal and only the Judges can prevent total anarchy. These future lawmen are judge, jury, and executioner. Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd - he is the Law! By the end of 1977 Brian Bolland was regularly handling art chores for John Wagner's scripts on Judge Dredd. All told, he illustrated 20 stories.

Pages: 248, black and white.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.





FIRST LOOK: ALAN ROBERTS' KILLOGY #2

Written by: Alan Roberts.

Art by: Alan Roberts.

Cover by: Alan Roberts.

Description: The prison cell walls are closing in fast on our all-star cast, which features original characters based on the likenesses of Frank Vincent (Goodfellas, the Sopranos), Marky Ramone (The Ramones) and Brea Grant (Heroes, Dexter). The unlikely trio quickly discovers that they are no longer alone in the abandoned police station and Marky Ramone is forced to take matters into his own hands... and in his hands is his trusty baseball bat!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.





FIRST LOOK: MARS ATTACKS! #6

Written by: John Layman.

Art by: John McCrea.

Covers by: John McCrea, Francesco Francavila.

Description: An exciting new story arc starts here! As human ramp up their defenses, the Martians unleash a new weapon from their arsenal... the freeze ray!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.



Marvel Superhero Car Decals


FIRST LOOK: CLASSIC POPEYE #5

Written by: Bud Sagendorf.

Art by: Bud Sagendorf.

Cover by: Bud Sagendorf.

Description: Both E. C. Segar, the creator of Popeye and his long time assistant Bud Sagendorf were huge science-fiction fans. Here the brilliant Sagendorf leads off with an out-of-this-world funny sci-fi fantasy, "Moon Goon!" or "Goon on the Moon!" or "The Man in the Moon is a Goon!". Plus, a comic featuring everybody's favorite character, Wimpy in "Another Day Another Breakfast!". Three Popeye laugh-filled one-pagers, a special illustrated Swee'pea undersea tale, and you have another lovingly restored, hilarious Popeye comic.

Pages: 52.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.



The Avengers Costumes & Accessories


FIRST LOOK: SNAKE EYES & STORM SHADOW #20

Written by: Chuck Dixon.

Art by: Alex Cal.

Covers by: Alex Cal, Dave Wilkins.

Description: Target: Snake Eyes ends the only way it can -- in the mano y mano, ninja to ninja battle that G.I. Joe fans have been waiting for! Snake Eyes versus Storm Shadow in a fight to the end -- with the fate of the Arashikage clan at stake.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.





FIRST LOOK: STAR TREK 100-PAGE WINTER SPECTACULAR 2012

Written by: Marc Guggenheim, Scott Tipton and various.

Art by: David Messina, J.K. Woodward and various.

Cover by: Joe Corroney.

Description: Explore the amazing worlds of Star Trek through our continuing series of 100-page spectaculars! How do you deal with killing a legend? Find out in the story of Captain Harriman, the notorious commander of the Enterprise when Captain James T. Kirk was lost and presumed dead. Guest-starring Dr. McCoy! Discover the devious inner workings of the Romulan military! Re-enter the Mirror Universe as Kirk's Doppelgänger plots to overthrow his superior... Captain Pike -- and more! 

Pages: 100.

Price: $7.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.





FIRST LOOK: STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION: HIVE #3

Written by: Brannon Braga, Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett.

Art by: Joe Corroney.

Covers by: Joe Corroney, photo.

Description: The Borg story to end all Borg stories warps towards it thrilling conclusion! In the far-flung future the Borg Queen faces off against the Borg King... an ancient Locutus! The stakes have never been so high, as the fate of the Enterprise - and the entire galaxy - hang in the balance!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.





FIRST LOOK: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES CLASSICS, VOL. 3

Written by: Michael Dooney, Steve Murphy, A.C.Farley.

Art by: Michael Dooney, Jim Lawson, A.C. Farley.

Cover by: Michael Dooney.

Description: Issues #27–29 are collected in Volume 3 of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics. Includes "Dreams of Stone," "Sons of the Silent Age," and "Men of Shadow" with stories and art by Michael Dooney, Jim Lawson, Steve Murphy, and A.C. Farley.

Pages: 128.

Price: $19.99.

In stores: Dec. 19.



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FIRST LOOK: TRANSFORMERS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE #12

Written by: James Roberts.

Art by: Alex Milne.

Covers by: Alex Milne, Nick Roche.

Description: Autobots versus Decepticons! The crew of the Lost Light confronts a band of rogue Decepticons -- with terrible consequences. As an Autobot slips closer to death, a single decision sets in motion a chain of events that might just spell the end for Rodimus and his band of travelers.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 12.



Adventure Time!


FIRST LOOK: TRANSFUSION #2

Written by: Steve Niles.

Art by: Menton3.

Cover by: Menton3.

Description: In a future overrun by out-of-control machines and monsters, a handful of human survivors try to fight their way back to a normal life. But what is normal in a world where both monsters and machines need human blood?

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 12.








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