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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013

IDW PUBLISHING FIRST LOOKS

FIRST LOOK: BORDERLANDS: ORIGINS #4

Written by: Mikey Neumann.

Art by: Agustin Padilla.

Covers by: Agustin Padilla.

Description: "Brick." For the millions and millions of fans of the video game Borderlands, a lingering question exists: how did the Vault Hunters get on the bus with Marcus in the first place? Is punch-drama a real story genre? We say it is, so it is. Brick stars in the final story filled with violence, tiny dogs, orphans, and faces upon faces getting punched the hell in. Brick. Get ready.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



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FIRST LOOK: CHASING THE DEAD #4

Written by: Matthew Scott, Tim Westland.

Art by: Dietrich Smith.

Cover by: Dietrich Smith.

Description: The mystery of Sue's horrific journey comes to an explosive conclusion, as she reaches her final destination. Sue must escape an undead army in her struggle against the Harvester, and to save her daughter she must confront her mysterious torturer face-to-face in a battle till sunrise.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



Doctor Who


FIRST LOOK: DUNGEONS & DRAGONS CLASSICS, VOL. 4

Written by: Dan Mishkin.

Art by: Jan Duursema, Tom Mandrake.

Cover by: Jan Duursema.

Description: The adventure continues in Dungeons & Dragons Classics, Vol. 4 as Kyriani, the beautiful half-elf, finds one of her lovers murdered as the City Watch arrives. On the run, she must solve the mystery but there is more at stake then she realizes. Also, Onyx embarks on a journey to uncover ancient treasure but finds some unexpected companions along the way. Finally, in the final story arc, "Rites and Wrongs," Conner returns to Waterdeep and Vajra joins him on one last quest.  

Pages: 264.

Price: $24.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



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FIRST LOOK: FEVER RIDGE: A TALE OF MACARTHUR'S JUNGLE WAR #1

Written by: Mike Heimos.

Art by: Nick Runge.

Covers by: Nick Runge.

Description: The South Pacific theatre of World War II is usually seen from the perspective of the Marines fighting from Guadalcanal to Okinawa. Unsung in WWII fiction is the story of the 6th Army's 6th Infantry Division ("the Sightseein' Sixth") and their jungle commandoes, the Alamo Scouts, under the command of Gen. Walter Kreuger, the trusted and savvy lieutenant of "America's Caesar," Douglas MacArthur. Fever Ridge explores unique events, perspectives, exotic locales and peoples that are different than any you have encountered in other WWII stories... and ultimately is the story of a secret that could have changed the War, and the world.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.





FIRST LOOK: G.I. JOE #1

Written by: Fred Van Lente.

Art by: Steve Kurth.

Covers by: Juan Doe, Steve Kurth.

Description: The truth is out: the world knows the G.I. Joe team is real. Now Duke leads his squad directly into the public eye, confronting Cobra on American soil!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



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FIRST LOOK: GODZILLA #10

Written by: Duane Swierczynski.

Art by: Simon Gane.

Covers by: Bob Eggleton, Matt frank.

Description: Earth is ravaged by the Space Monsters! With Earth's kaiju trapped on Monster Island, the planet is seemingly doomed. Until Boxer decides to undo all of his hard work and stage the biggest prison break of all time!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.





FIRST LOOK: THE HOLLOWS #3

Written by: Chris Ryall.

Art by: Sam Kieth.

Covers by: Sam Kieth.

Description: The Hollows are closing in on Kobayashi, and he's running out of time to help Lani, Urp, and the rest of the survivors! Kieth and Ryall present the penultimate chapter of their unique tale of hope and despair amidst the smoky ruins of near-future Tokyo.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.





FIRST LOOK: JERICHO: SEASON 4 #2

Written by: Kalinda Vazquez.

Art by: Andrew Currie.

Covers by: Tim Bradstreet, photo.

Description: Jake and Hawkins grow more entrenched with John Smith, mastermind of the September Attacks and the only man capable of operating The Precipice--a key element to defeating the Allied States. As Smith spearheads a daring new resistance mission to strike back at the ASA, Jake and Hawkins grow wary of what Smith's ulterior motives might be. But that's not all they have to worry about because Smith isn't just getting involved in their rebellion... he's finding his own place in the town of Jericho and infiltrating every part of their lives... And there's nothing they can do to stop him.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.





FIRST LOOK: JINNRISE #2

Written by: Sohaib Awan.

Art by: Tony Vassallo.

Covers by: Tony Vassallo, Daxiong Guo.

Description: Saved from interstellar forces, student Andrew Marcus' fate rests in the hands of boy... a boy in control of a living "myth": a Jinn (Genie). But has he simply gone from bad to worse? And what of this race from the stars? Their response is none other than their fiercest warrior... the Exile.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.





FIRST LOOK: JUDGE DREDD #4

Written by: Duane Swierczynski.

Art by: Nelson Daniel, Inaki Miranda.

Covers by: Zach Howard, Nelson Daniel.

Description: Kidnappers are jacking the DNA of some of Mega-City One's most elite citizens, then growing clones to torture on live TV -- unless the elite pay up big-time. There's only one Judge tough enough to stop them, and he's just signed on to be the bagman. But a double-cross within the Justice Department sends Dredd straight into the crosshairs of hundreds of perps who would love to relieve a Judge of all that money.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.





FIRST LOOK: KILL SHAKESPEARE: THE TIDE OF BLOOD #1

Written by: Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col.

Art by: Andy Belanger.

Cover by: Andy Belanger.

Description: The series returns with a new adventure of Shakespearean proportions! With Richard III and Lady Macbeth defeated, Hamlet, Juliet, Othello and Romeo face an even greater danger -- Prospero, a rogue wizard who plans to destroy all of creation. Hamlet must embark on a perilous journey to a remote island whose inhabitants have gone mad and want the Dane's blood... if they aren't beaten to the chase by one of Hamlet's allies.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.





FIRST LOOK: ALAN ROBERT'S KILLOGY #3

Written by: Alan Robert.

Art by: Alan Robert.

Covers by: Alan Robert.

Description: A Goodfella, a Ramone, and a Hero are the only ones standing between us and them. Scared? Fuhgeddaboudit! Killogy stars Frank Vincent (Goodfellas, the Sopranos), Marky Ramone (The Ramones) and Brea Grant (Heroes, Dexter) in an unsettling mix of horror, suspense, and dark comedy, written and illustrated by the creator of Crawl to Me!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



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FIRST LOOK: LOCKE & KEY: OMEGA #3

Written by: Joe Hill.

Art by: Gabriel Rodriguez.

Cover by: Gabriel Rodriguez.

Description: As Kinsey Locke and the other students head to a dance at Lovecraft Academy, the demonic Dodge gathers shadowy forces of his own and enacts his evil endgame. The "Last Dance" begins here.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



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FIRST LOOK: MAGIC: THE GATHERING -- PATH OF VENGEANCE #3

Written by: Matt Forbeck.

Art by: Martin Coccolo.

Cover by: Chris Rahn.

Description: Dack Fayden has finally uncovered Sifa Grent's plan for Ravnica... and it could bring unbelievable devastation to the city-plane! Now, Dack must make his way through Ravnica, with Rakdos cultists and city guards hot on his trail, in the hope that he can stop Sifa before it's too late!

Pages: 32.

Price: $4.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



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FIRST LOOK: MY LITTLE PONY MICRO-SERIES: #1: TWILIGHT SPARKLE

Written by: Thom Zahler.

Art by: Thom Zahler.

Cover by: Amy Mebberson, Thom Zahler.

Description: Introducing the first of six spotlights focusing on everyone's favorite Ponies! Twilight Sparkle becomes enthralled in a literary masterpiece. Dismayed to hear the series never continued, Twilight goes on a quest to hunt down the reclusive author, Jade Singer. It will take all of the studious Pony's detective skill to find the author, and twists and turns abound! Don't miss this adventure in imagination!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



Spencer's Gifts


FIRST LOOK: CLASSIC POPEYE #7

Written by: Bud Sagendorf.

Art by: Bud Sagendorf.

Cover by: Bud Sagendorf.

Description: Ahoy! Emblazoned with yet another great spinach-fueled cover by Bud Sagendorf it get's even better inside as Popeye plummets big apes inside. Why, in one glorious, mound-blowing  panel our one-eyed sailor boy even wallops 25 ruffians at once!  An illustrated text feature, two one-pagers, three hilarious comic book stories and one of those features everybody's favorite character Wimpy in "Thimble Theater Presents Mr. J. W. Wimpy in a Tale of Brains vs. Work Entitled 'Who Won' -or- "The Fleeter of Foot Emerges Victorious". An archival reprint of Popeye #7 from the Golden Age in 1949.  Not to be missed, ya swabs!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



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FIRST LOOK: STAR TREK #18

Written by: Mike Johnson, Ryan Parrott.

Art by: Claudia Balboni.

Covers by: Tim Bradstreet.

Description: The countdown to next summer's Star Trek movie series continues here in the pages of the hit ongoing comics series! This issue puts the brave and beautiful Uhura in the spotlight as we learn new secrets about her past and witness her first meeting with Spock! Don't miss this all-new tale overseen by Trek movie writer/producer Roberto Orci!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



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FIRST LOOK: STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN TO DARKNESS #2

Written by: Mike Johnson.

Art by: David Messina,.

Covers by: David Messina, photo.

Description: The next chapter in this exclusive comics prequel to next summer's blockbuster Star Trek movie! New characters and new conflicts threaten Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise in this all-new story overseen by Star Trek movie writer/producer Roberto Orci!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



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FIRST LOOK: TRANSFORMERS: PRIME -- RAGE OF THE DINOBOTS #4

Written by: Mike Johnson, Mairghread Scott.

Art by: Ken Christiansen.

Covers by: Vince Musacchia, Nick Roche.

Description: Dinobot War! Grimlock leads the Dinobots against Shockwave's troops -- and the results won't be pretty! With Swoop under Ser-Ket's control, it's an all-or-nothing battle of Dinobot versus Predacon -- with the fate of Cybertron hanging on every punch, blast, jab, and bite! Don't miss the senses-shattering conclusion to this mind-blowing miniseries!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.





FIRST LOOK: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #19

Written by: Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman.

Art by: Ben Bates.

Covers by: Ben Bates, Kevin Eastman.

Description: Time is running out for the Neutrino people at the mercy of General Krang. Up against incredible odds, Turtles and NRF forces devise a sneak attack against Krang and his army. Meanwhile, April desperately continues to search for info on the Turtles' location at Stockgen, and Karai gets deeper into her own undercover mission!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.





FIRST LOOK: VITRIOL THE HUNTER #1

Written by: Billy Martin, Brent Allen.

Art by: Billy Martin.

Cover by: Billy Martin.

Description: They own the night... they yearn for the day! In this gothic sci-fi adventure, Billy Martin (guitarist of Good Charlotte) and Brent Allen bring a new grisly horror to life! As Basilika City's last great hope, Vitriol stands as the only force that can stop Lord Barthus and his heinous vampire regime from overtaking the city.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.



Adventure Time!


FIRST LOOK: WOMANTHOLOGY: SPACE #5

Written by: Cecil Castelucci, Laura Morley, Alison Pang and Barbara Kesel.

Art by: Kel McDonald, Chrissie Zullo and Polly Guo.

Cover by: Hanie Mohd.

Description: The final issue of Womanthology: Space is here, and it's a doozy. Each "tail" zooms into another galaxy as we follow stories of longing, love, and becoming who you're meant to be.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 20.









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