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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017

IDW PUBLISHING FOR SEPTEMBER

STAR WARS ADVENTURES #1

Cavan Scott (W), Derek Charm (A), Derek Charm (C), Elsa Charretier (VC), Eric Jones (VC), Jon Sommariva (VC), Chris Samnee (VC).

Introducing an exciting new era in all-ages Star Wars comics! Each issue in this monthly series will feature two stories, starring your favorite Star Wars characters from all the films! This debut issue will reveal Rey's early adventures on Jakku as well as a comical tale of clone catastrophe!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR WARS ADVENTURES #2

Cavan Scott (W), Derek Charm (A), Derek Charm (C), Elsa Charretier (VC), Tim Levins (VC), Chris Samnee (VC).

Rey is forced to save the life of the unpleasant Unkar Plutt! Will she be able to outwit the off-worlders who have captured him?

32 pages, $3.99.

UNCLE SCROOGE #30

Carlo Chendi (W), Daan Jippes (W), Jonathan Gray (W), Giorgio Cavazzano, Daan Jippes (A), Giorgio Cavazzano (C), Ulrich Schroeder (VC), Marco Mazzarello (VC).

"The Tourist at the End of the Universe!" O.K. Quack may look like a normal Duckburgian to Scrooge McDuck -- but he's really a spaceman whose shrunken ship is lost in Scrooge's Money Bin!

32 pages, $3.99.

DUCK AVENGER NEW ADVENTURES, BOOK 2

Rodolfo Cimino, Giorgio Cavazzano, Jonathan H. Gray (W/A), Claudio Sciarrone (C)

The world's most famous duck, as you've never seen him before! Join Donald Duck's super-hero alter ego in exciting sci-fi adventures! The quest goes on for Donald as Duck Avenger–in the new-to-USA sci-fi tales that fans want most, with alien hordes, mad supercomputers, and vengeful reporter Angus Fangus aboard! Even with help from galactic warrior Xadhoom and cunning Lyla Lee, Donald's in way over his head... and that's just where we want him! Collects issues #3-5.

216 pages, $24.99.

DUCKTALES #1

Joe Caramagna (W), Luca Usai, Gianfranco Florio (A), Marco Ghiglione (C/VC)

Woo-oo! In "The Great Experiment of the Washing Machine," Donald and the Nephews visit a top-secret lab, chock-full of crazy inventions to make life easier… but might make them SHORTER, instead! And then, learn "The Chilling Secret of the Lighthouse!"

32 pages, $3.99.

MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #58

Thom Zahler (W), Agnes Garbowska (A/C) Sara Richard (VC), Thom Zahler (VC).

Following the notes of Mage Meadowbrook, Fluttershy and Twilight Sparkle search for an elusive flower that could possibly cure any ailment! But as the search turns into an obsession, Twilight risks losing the flower forever!

32 pages, $3.99.

MY LITTLE PONY: LEGENDS OF MAGIC #6

Jeremy Whitley (W), Brenda Hickey (A/C), Zachery Sterling (VC), Abigail Starling (VC).

The famous healer Mage Meadowbrook comes to an abandoned village. A search for the town's residents will reveal a terrible affliction that may be incurable unless Mage can think quick!

32 pages, $3.99.

MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE PREQUEL #4

Ted Anderson (W), Andy Price (A/C), Tony Fleecs (VC), Kaori Matsuo (VC).

The final Prequel issue hits featuring the most mysterious new enemy the Ponies have faced yet! The exciting caper that leads to the upcoming movie comes to a surprising conclusion!

32 pages, $3.99.

MY LITTLE PONY: MOVIE ADAPTATION

Lauren Faust, Rita Hsiao, Megan McCarthy, Michael Vogel (W), Various (A/C)

Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, Rainbow Dash, and Fluttershy -- plus the whole cast of My Little Pony -- are ready for all-new adventures, pulled right from the feature-length film coming to theaters in 2017!

Lighting up theaters everywhere in October, and featuring new stories, songs, and characters to celebrate the occasion, the first new My Little Pony movie in more than a generation is ready to capture audiences by storm.

148 pages, $7.99.

ANGRY BIRDS COMICS: FLIGHT SCHOOL

Paul Tobin (W), Giorgio Cavazzano (A), Philip Murphy (C)

Ever wondered what your favorite furious fowl would do if they had hands and feet? Well, wonder no longer! All-new comics based on the hit, The Angry Birds Movie. Follow the adventures of the angriest bird, Red; Chuck, who has no filter; have a blast with Bomb; Matilda, the hippie of the flock; the bad Piggies; and Stella, the feisty optimist.

80 pages, $12.99.

TMNT AMAZING ADVENTURES: ROBOTANIMALS! #3

Caleb Goellner (W), Chad Thomas (A/C), Billy Martin (VC), Ryan Jampole (VC).

Baxter Stockman seeks to turn all mutants into robots… that he can control, of course! The TMNT must work together like never before if they are to overcome the Robotanimals, and Baxter's next surprise!

32 pages, $3.99.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #74

Tom Waltz (W), Kevin Eastman (W/VC), Cory Smith (A/C), Donny Tran (VC).

"Trial of Krang," part 2 of 3. The trial begins, and the surviving witnesses are strange and unusual, featuring old friends and uncertain allies. Krang has more tricks up his sleeve though, and the Malignoid swarm threatens to devour all of Dimension X!

32 pages, $3.99.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES UNIVERSE #14

Erik Burnham (W), Sophie Campbell (A), Freddie E. Williams II (C), Sophie Campbell (VC), Leila del Duca (VC).

"Karai's Path," part 3 of 4. In order to obtain an ancient artifact of great power, Karai must come face to face with a new creature unlike any seen before. Will it be her savior or her doom?

32 pages, $4.99.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION, VOL. 1

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird (W/A), Kevin Eastman (C).

A thorough look back at the TMNT comic book roots with the original stories plus insightful annotations from co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Rediscover the underground roots of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with this special collection of Mirage Studios' issues #1–7 along with the Raphael Micro-Series one-shot! This volume is perfect for fans to relive the glorious days of the Turtles' origins as well as an excellent place for new readers to see where the TMNT phenomena began.

320 pages, $29.99.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES UNIVERSE, VOL. 2: THE NEW STRANGENESS

John Lees, Nick Pitarra, Ryan Ferrier (W), Nick Pitarra, Adam Gorham (A), Freddie Williams II (C)

Today's best creative teams get a chance to add their mark to the saga of the TMNT in exciting stand-alone stories that provide context and sub-plots to the ongoing series. The TMNT Universe expands as new enemies and allies meet for the first time and, what was once safe, turns deadly! Behold the debut of the TMNT's weirdest foe yet: Wyrm! Then, Donatello reboots a new and improved Metalhead only to find that the robot no longer functions entirely as designed... for better and worse! And, Alopex and Nobody are looking for a little rest and relaxation but get more than they ask for when they become the unwilling guests of a never-ending party thrown by the hedonistic Toad Baron! Collects issues #6-10.

128 pages, $17.99.

SAMURAI JACK: QUANTUM JACK #1

Fabian Rangel Jr. (W), Warwick Johnson-Cadwell (A/VC), Michael Avon Oeming (C), Alexis Zirrit (VC), Genndy Tartakovsky (VC).

A ruthless biker gang ambushes a royal envoy. The name of their leader? SAMURAI JACK! From the team that brought you HELENA CRASH comes an all-new take on the legendary wandering samurai that is completely different and yet surprisingly familiar! Wait, what? How is that even possible?

32 pages, $3.99.

FIRST STRIKE #3

Mairghread Scott (W), David Rodriguez (W), Max Dunbar (A/VC), Freddie E. Williams II (C), Alex Ronald (VC), Rob Duenas (VC), Jay Fosgitt (VC), Davide Fabbri (VC), Leonardo Manoc (VC), While Portacio (VC).

Secrets revealed! G.I. Joe, the Autobots and M.A.S.K. make their way to Cybertron to stop the siege and encounter the COBRA leader, but all is not as it seems! Will their arrival help -- or just bring more disaster?

32 pages, $3.99.

FIRST STRIKE #4

Mairghread Scott (W), David Rodriguez (W), Max Dunbar (A/VC), Freddie E. Williams II (C), Alex Ronald (VC), Rob Duenas (VC), Jay Fosgitt (VC), Davide Fabbri (VC), Leonardo Manco (VC).

Captured by Transformers! Even with the Autobots on their side, G.I. Joe is in trouble! Starscream doesn't trust anyone, much less armed humans who show up during Cybertron's darkest hour and he'll do anything he can to keep G.I. Joe under control -- including let COBRA get even closer to their goal!

32 pages, $3.99.

MICRONAUTS: FIRST STRIKE #1

Christos Gage (W), Chris Panda (A/VC), Nelson Daniel (C), Nick Bradshaw (VC).

Rom, remaining on Earth as the events of First Strike take place, finds himself in a most unusual team-up… with Earth's smallest heroes, The Micronauts! Together, these two forces must prevent a catastrophe on Earth even while Cybertron descends into chaos!

32 pages, $3.99.

G.I. JOE: FIRST STRIKE #1

Aubrey Sitterson (W), Ilias Kyriazis (A/VC), Drew Johnson (C), Nick Bradshaw (VC).

As Scarlett heads off to Cybertron to confront the events of First Strike, her G.I. Joe team on Earth faces an unusual enemy… V.E.N.O.M.! With the help of a former M.A.S.K. member, G.I. Joe looks to put an end to Miles Mayhem's sinister group once and for all, in the Greatest Crossover One-Shot Of All Time!

32 pages, $3.99.

OPTIMUS PRIME #11

John Barber (W), Kei Zama (A/C), Casey W. Coller (VC), Andrew Griffith (VC).

With Optimus Prime embroiled in the FIRST STRIKE event, the Autobots on Earth set off on a mission to find one of their own -- before anti-Cybertronian humans get to him first!

32 pages, $3.99.

OPTIMUS PRIME: FIRST STRIKE #1

John Barber (W), Guido Guidi (A), Sara Pitre-Durocher (C), Guido Guidi (VC), Nick Bradshaw (VC).

With Cybertron under siege by Baron Ironblood's forces, Optimus Prime and Arcee defend their homeland! Caught in the middle is the human/Transformer team known as the Revolutionaries -- and one of them has a secret that puts everyone at risk!

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS: LOST LIGHT #10

James Roberts (W), Jack Lawrence (A/C), Nick Roche (VC), Alex Milne (VC), Marcelo Matere (VC).

HOMECOMING! FIRST AID, the Autobots' Chief Medical Officer, returns to the Lost Light to find that everything has changed: the ship is now under the command of the treacherous GETAWAY, half of his closest friends are missing, and -- most shocking of all -- the crew is actually making progress.

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS: LOST LIGHT, VOL. 1

James Roberts (W), Jack Lawrence (A/C)

Universe united, universe divided! In the aftermath of Revolution, Rodimus and his crew are stranded with no ship -- and no hope of escape! Five years ago, Rodimus and a collection of traumatized, lovelorn and/or sarcastic Autobots set off on a quest to find Cyberutopia. So far, they've made a right hash of it. They've misplaced their map. They've lost their ship, the Lost Light, to a mutinous escapologist. Oh, and they're dead. Collects issues #1-6.

144 pages, $19.99.

ROM VS. TRANSFORMERS: SHINING ARMOR #3

John Barber (W), Christos Gage (W), Alex Milne (A/C), Nick Roche (VC), Casey Coller (VC).

Crash-landed on a mysterious planet and pursued by both Decepticons and Dire Wraiths, the Solstar Knights and Autobots will have to set aside their differences in order to save themselves!

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS VS. G.I. JOE: THE QUINTESSENTIAL COLLECTION

Tom Scioli (W/A/C), John Barber (W).

Earth makes contact with an alien race -- and G.I. JOE is on the front lines! But, when the Transformers arrive -- well, let's just say you've never seen Transformers vs G.I. JOE like this! Presenting the entire 13-issue Transformers vs G.I. JOE series -- full of Kirby crackle and the relentless fun of Scioli's vision -- plus the all-new Transformers vs G.I. JOE: The Movie Adaptation one-shot in one unforgettable edition. Travel from Earth to Cybertron and back again as comic book luminary Tom Scioli turns his imagination loose on Hasbro's beloved toys! This oversized deluxe hardcover also includes commentary and extras by creators Tom Scioli and John Barber!

420 pages, $49.99.

G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #244

Larry Hama (W), S L Gallant (A/C), John Royle (VC).

The Joes face desperate times as the forces of Cobra continue to infect the globe with their mission of dark conquest. Can our heroes stop the forces of evil before all that is good is lost?

32 pages, $3.99.

CLUE #4

Paul Allor (W), Nelson Daniel (A/VC), George Caltsoudas (C), Sara Richard (VC)

As a prime suspect emerges, the body count continues to rise drastically. Meanwhile, one of our characters grows tired of waiting, and decides to take action -- with predictably deadly results! The suspects dwindle and our endgame nears.

32 pages, $3.99.

BACK TO THE FUTURE #24

Bob Gale (W), John Barber (W), Marcelo Ferreira (A/C), Xavi Montell (VC).

"Time Served, Part 3!" Who's been following Marty and Professor Irving through 1972? What happened to the DeLorean? What is 1972 Doc's secret? And what does it all mean for Jailbird Joey Baines? All these answers and more... just in time for a whole new set of mysteries!

32 pages, $3.99.

BACK TO THE FUTURE: BIFF TO THE FUTURE

Bob Gale, Derek Fridolfs (W), Alan Robinson (A/C)

Discover an alternate Back to the Future reality where things have gone horribly wrong! When Old Biff Tannen travels to the past to give his younger self the Grays Sports Almanac, he opens a lethal Pandora's Box that drastically changes the course of history. In the BTTF movies, Doc and Marty save the day -- but what happens in Biff Tannen's dystopia before they do? Find out in this alternate life story of Biff Tannen detailing his diabolical rise to power, his dangerous relationship with the McFly family and Doc Brown, and his ultimate demise.

128 pages, $17.99.

THE X-FILES: ORIGINS -- DOG DAYS OF SUMMER #4

Jody Houser (W), Matthew Dow Smith (W), Chris Fenoglio (A/C), Corin Howell (A/C), Cat Staggs (VC).

Before the FBI, before the X-Files, they were just two teenagers in search of the truth. On Martha's Vineyard, a strange encounter with a deaf girl sends 13-year-old Fox Mulder on the hunt for a mysterious signal. While in San Diego, young Dana Scully looks into a plane crash somehow tied to the man she helped put in jail. Two kids, two mysteries, one conspiracy that threatens the future of humanity.

32 pages, $3.99..

DREDD: THE BLESSED EARTH #6

Ulises Farinas (W/C), Erick Freitas (W), Daniel Irizarri (A), Sergio Vazquez (VC)

Dredd and his allies travel to a mysterious location in search of answers to the mystery haunting them. Instead, they find an unstoppable enemy!

32 pages, $3.99.

KULL ETERNAL #4

Tom Waltz (W), Luca Pizzari (A), Luca Pizzari (C), Alex Sanchez (VC), Julio Das Pastoras (VC)

Robert E. Howard's legendary warrior king returns! From civil war to a war of worldwide proportions, Kull and his comrades continue their desperate trek through time to protect both the history and the future of the New Atlantis from an ancient evil. The stage is being set for the final bloody conflict -- if they survive!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: TNG: MIRROR BROKEN #4

Scott Tipton (W), David Tipton (W), J.K. Woodward (A/C), George Caltsoudas (VC), Jen Bartel (VC).

The Enterprise-D is finally under the command of Jean-Luc Picard, and he's on the hunt for enemy warships, looking to strike back for Earth! But Picard's crew will find themselves under attack from both sides, as the Empire will stop at nothing to regain its secret weapon!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: BOLDLY GO #12

Mike Johnson (W), Tony Shasteen (A/VC), George Caltsoudas (C), Cryssy Cheung (VC).

The shocking conclusion of "Whom God Destroys"! Kirk and Eurydice remain trapped on the planet Antos IV, while Garth of Izar makes his move to assume command of the Endeavour in orbit above them!

32 pages, $3.99.

DARKNESS VISIBLE, VOL. 1

Mike Carey (W), Arvind Ethan David (W), Brendan Cahill (A), Livio Ramondelli (A), Brendan Cahill (C)

When the demons came, humanity reluctantly learned to share the world with another sentient race. Sixty years later, this uneasy co-existence has spawned an endless terrorist conflict. Detective Daniel Aston, charged with being the thin blue line between the two sides, is tested to the limit when a demon sets up house inside his soul. But to save his daughter, he'll pay any price -- including genocide. Collects issues #1-6.

144 pages, $19.99.

DIRK GENTLY'S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY: THE SALMON OF DOUBT, VOL. 2

Arvind Ethan David (W), Ilias Kyriazis (A/C)

Featuring favorite characters from the original Dirk Gently books by Douglas Adams (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) and from the hit TV series from BBC America! Plagued by nightmares of a life he never had, Dirk Gently discovers that a holistic detective can have more than one past, and they're about to catch up with him!

128 pages, $17.99.

DIABLO HOUSE #2

Ted Adams (W), Santiperez (A/C), Ashley Wood (VC)

Our second tale of the Diablo House finds the dreams of a pinball wizard coming true -- mastering people as he masters the silver ball bouncing from bumper to bumper. Don't get too close to tilt or it could come back to bite you in the butt!

32 pages, $3.99.

SAUCER STATE #5

Paul Cornell (W), Ryan Kelly (A/C), Jeffery Veregge (VC).

Just a walk with Orthon of Venus, Adamski, the Greys, the Silver Space Lady and our poor Michael across New Mexico, the Saucer State. Secrets are revealed. It all starts coming together. The Chinese Air Force is here too! At what point does astronaut training become worship? At what point does metaphor become fact? Is there a need for flying saucers? More astral Jung per month than any other comic book!

32 pages, $3.99.

HALF PAST DANGER II: DEAD TO REICHS #1

Stephen Mooney (W/A/C), Nick Runge (VC), Declan Shalvey (VC).

Nobody talks about how many dinosaurs died in WWII. But three months after Sergeant Tommy Irish Flynn and Captain John Noble wiped them out while foiling a Nazi plan, the boys are back, hot on the trail of some Dino DNA stolen by their former ally, Agent Elizabeth Huntington-Moss! The Nazis must be stopped before they can unleash their doomsday weapon!

32 pages, $3.99.

INFINITE LOOP: NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH #1

Pierrick Colinet (W), Elsa Charretier (W), Daniele Di Nicuolo (A), Elsa Charretier (C), Cliff Chiang (VC), Tim Sale (VC).

The Infinite Loop is back with a new self-contained story, a perfect jumping-on point for new readers! Twin Peaks-creepiness collides with Orwell's 1984-dystopian madness in this sci-fi mini series, as Teddy is sent back in time in a little town where people are addicted to lies.

32 pages, $3.99.

REAL SCIENCE ADVENTURES: THE FLYING SHE-DEVILS #6

Brian Clevinger (W), Lo Baker (A), Scott Wegener (C), Meg Gandy (VC)

Wooooooo! Zooom! That's the sound the flying she-devils make as they save your face in this thrilling adventure (oh god did they copyright that? Are we about to get sued again?! It was all scott's idea) and also the Sparrow gets her revenge on some Nazis.

32 pages, $3.99.

TIME & VINE #3

Thom Zahler (W/A/C).

Megan continues her search for her mother's mystery sister, a trip that takes her back to the ‘80s again. And after showing Megan the happiest day of his life, Jack takes them back on a trip that could be their last!

48 pages, $4.99.

WYNONNA EARP: SEASON ZERO #4

Beau Smith (W) Tim Rozon (W), Angel Hernandez (A), Chris Evenhuis (C), Photo (VC)

The final confrontation nears as Wynonna Earp loses allies -- but Waverly Earp, Doc Holliday, and the Black Badge cavalry comes to the rescue!

32 pages, $3.99.

DREAD GODS #3

Ron Marz (W), Tom Raney (A/C), Bart Sears (VC), Kevin Maguire (VC)

Beings who believed themselves to be gods in a fantasy world have awakened to the grim reality that they are monsters in a battle-scarred landscape. Now that Lord Zeus and the rest of the Prometheans have escaped their captivity, do they have the courage to rise up and topple the evil overlords who kept them in shackles? Ron Marz and Tom Raney continue an epic tale like no other!

32 pages, $3.99.

STARSTRUCK: OLD PROLDIERS NEVER DIE

Elaine Lee (W), Michael Kaluta (A/C)

The continuation of the classic science fiction epic with digitally re-mastered art and brand new colors, more than half of which is collected here for the very first time! What does a guy do when his droid goes missing? And not just any droid, an extremely rare pleasure droid that's a dead ringer for his long-lost love! As bartender Harry Palmer -- ex-rebel, ex-mercenary "proldier" -- combs Rec 97, a perilous, planet-sized, vacation station, following clues and fending off enemies, he must also delve into his own past to do battle with his personal demons. Will Annie's abductor be an old pal, a hidden foe, or two inebriated fem-fighters that frequent his bar?

176 pages, $39.99.

KILL SHAKESPEARE: PAST IS PROLOGUE: JULIET

Conor McCreery (W), Corin Howell (A), Simon Davis (C)/

Offers a remixed re-envisioning of the greatest characters of all-time, featuring action, romance, comedy, lust, drama, and bloody violence. Juliet lives! The newest chapter of the award-winning Kill Shakespeare series flashes back to five months after the death of Romeo, where Juliet is mourning yet another loved one -- her mother. Now Juliet must discover who the murderer is, lest she becomes the next victim.

96 pages, $15.99.

ELENORA MANDRAGORA: DAUGHTER OF MERLIN

Severine Gauthier (W), Thomas Labourot (A/C)

A lyrical fantasy graphic novel for all ages as quirky as Roald Dahl, as whimsical as Disney, and as beautiful as Miyazaki. In a quiet forest the young Elenora follows the teaching of her father, Merlin the wizard. Unexpectedly though, he is killed by the horrible shriek of a mandrake root–though his ghost will not rest. But with the help of Elenora, Merlin's ghost won't stay dead for long, and the forest will never be the same.

64 pages, $14.99.

WORMWOOD, GENTLEMAN CORPSE: MR. WORMWOOD GOES TO WASHINGTON #1

Ben Templesmith (W/A/C)

Wormwood has been gone for some time. Too long, if you ask his old friends. They're determined to track him down, no matter what dimension he's buggered off to. You see, a special agent from the U.S. government has asked for Wormwood's help, and things are about to get political...

32 pages, $3.99.  

PEARL JAM: ART OF DO THE EVOLUTION

Joe Pearson, Terry Fitzgerald, Brad Coombs, Jim Mitchell, Lisa Pearson (W/A)

See the art that helped create the Grammy Award Nominated music video Do the Evolution by legendary band Pearl Jam, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 inductee. Directed by visionary comics legend Todd McFarlane and veteran animator Kevin Altieri, this achievement in animation told a graphic and dark history of the world in four gripping minutes and is widely considered one of the best music videos of all time.

Now, the full story of the making of this historic video will be told in this art book. Lushly illustrated by the video's striking animation cells with never before seen storyboards and designs from the video, the video's co-producer, Joe Pearson, will guide readers through the fascinating process of bringing the band's vision to life in this one-of-a-kind book.

200 pages, $39.99.

DOC MACABRE: TREASURY EDITION

Steve Niles (W), Bernie Wrightson (A/C)

Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson combined their immense creative power to produce this suspenseful horror-science fiction epic! Brilliantly illustrated by Wrightson, the king of horror comics, this story is collected here for the first time in the over-sized IDW treasury format -- in stunning black and white to showcase Wrightson's stellar work!

64 pages, black and white, $9.99.

ALEX TOTH'S THE CASE OF THE CURIOUS CLASSIC ARTIST'S EDITION PORTFOLIO

Alex Toth (W/A/C)

Alex Toth is considered to be one of the finest storytellers in the history of comics, and The Case of the Curious Classic is one of his absolute best. It is also one of the very few stories Toth both wrote and drew. Now this Curious Classic is being presented as an Artist's Edition Portfolio, a fitting tribute to one of the forms finest creators.

16 plates, $39.99.

STAR HAWKS, VOL. 2

Ron Goulart (W), Gil Kane (A/C).

The classic 1970s science fiction newspaper strip predates Star Wars -- and nearly 40 years after its debut, remains fresh and exciting for new generations of sci-fi and fantasy fans. Reprints more than 300 strips in a unique two-tier format, seven days a week. The Library of American Comics edition reproduces each strip on its own page so readers can relish Gil Kane's incredible achievement. Included are all strips from August 11, 1978-June 10, 1979. Star Hawks takes place in the "Barnum System" that Ron Goulart used in several of his novels.

320 pages, $39.99.

LI'L ABNER: THE COMPLETE DAILIES AND COLOR SUNDAYS, VOL. 9: 1951-1952

Al Capp (W/A/C)

To millions of daily readers spanning five decades, Al Capp was the man whose biting satire made them laugh as he injected "Lower Slobbovia," "the double whammy," and "Sadie Hawkins Day" into our popular lexicon. This series is the first-ever comprehensive reprinting of the comic strip -- including both dailies and meticulously-restored full-color Sundays.

At long last Li'l Abner and Daisy Mae get married in a story so big it earned the cover of Life magazine! But the course of true love never runs smoothly, especially when the newlyweds adopt Li'l Orphan Hammy. All in the complete daily and color Sunday comic strips from 1951 and '52!

256 pages, $49.99.

THE MAN FROM THE GREAT NORTH

Hugo Pratt (W/A/C)

A provocative story whose protagonist is a seemingly wanton murderer driven by a religious obsession with the absolute. Set in Canada around 1920, Jesuit Joe is of French-Canadian and Mohawk origin and is engaged in an obsessive religious search for the absolute, as he moves through the snowy wastelands of the region. He wears the red jacket of the Canadian Mounted Police that he found in a hut -- which gives rise to a series of misunderstandings when he is mistaken for a member of the force. His actions highlight his unusual ethical code and his disturbing and complex personality -- he kills with terrible ease and shows an unmatched cruelty and ferocity, yet his mood suddenly shifts and he performs unexpected acts of kindness and compassion. All the while, he is tracked by his nemesis, Sergeant Fox, whose mission is to capture Jesuit Joe and bring him to justice. This is the first English language edition of Pratt's 1980 classic, and includes an incomplete second story of Jesuit Joe, plus Pratt's storyboards drawn for the movie version.

112 pages, $24.99.

ARCHIE: A CELEBRATION OF AMERICA'S FAVORITE TEENAGERS

Bob Montana, Dan DeCarlo, Harry Lucey, Dan Parent (A), Bob White (C)

A comprehensive history of the Archie characters, artists, and writers accompanied by rare art, classic comic strips, and original art. This thick, large format, handsome tome showcases the whole fascinating history of the longstanding major comics company, Archie Publications. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Archie, his sexy girlfriends, Betty and Veronica, and his pals, Jughead, Reggie, and Kevin Keller.

The book features Archie artists and writers, from the old masters Bob Montana, Dan DeCarlo, Harry Lucey, to the contemporary tyros. There's a ton of rare original art, classic comic book stories, revealing information from an autobiography by John Goldwater -- creator of Archie and co-founder of Archie Publications -- and much, much more!

220 pages, $29.99.

POPEYE CLASSICS, VOL. 11

Bud Sagendorf (W/A/C)

The classic, brilliant, and hilarious comics with kid and adult appeal of the beloved character and his cast of "frien's" and "emenies": Olive Oyl, Swee'pea, Wimpy, The Sea Hag, and Bluto. Popeye's back in a glorious, hilarious, stupendous volume of his ARF-filled adventures! This book is LOL funny from the outset and thrillingly strong to the finish! Collects issues #50–54.

164 pages, $29.99.

POPEYE CLASSICS #62

Bud Sagendorf (W/A/C), Tom Dougherty (VC). See all the gang in hilarious adventures: Popeye, Wimpy, Swee'pea, and O.G. Wotasnozzle!

32 pages, $4.99.

WEIRD LOVE #20

Various (W/A), Al Avison (C)

The critics rave about this cult-fave comic book of Pre-Code bizarreness.

32 pages, $4.99.

WEIRD LOVE: SO THIS IS LOVE

Various (A/C)

Off-beat stories abound in this celebration of the lurid and sometimes sleazy history of romance comic books. LOL romance comic book stories from the 1950s, '60s, and beyond! Punk rock star and graphic novelist Rebecca Sevrin introduces the LOL bizarro, lurid, and loony romance comic book stories! Your jaw will drop over the WTH wacky pulp fiction with... COMMIES in "Iron Curtain Romance!" KOOKY TEENAGERS hot for teacher in "Too Young for Love!" SWINGERS in the appropriately titled "Swingers!" AND the cover story "SO THIS IS LOVE!" Twenty mind-blowing stories in all, plus a cover gallery!

160 pages, $29.99.

THE LIMBO LOUNGE

David Calver (W/A/C)

An original graphic novel where newly dead people in Limbo await their fate at a bar while surrounded by bored interlopers from hell. This trippy, surreal, full-color adventure brings us from the hot, swirling sands of hell to the colorfully bizarre Limbo Lounge. Meet flower-headed freaks, Bud and Lou. Root for their new friend, a spry, elderly nun, Sister Eunice, as she works remotely in Limbo continuing to rid earth of despicable dirt bags. And, by all means, avoid the knife-wielding little pageant-princess-gone-bad as she plots for anything she can get at anyone's expense. The Limbo Lounge is the auspicious debut of a line of Yoe Books graphic novels.

168 pages, $24.99.

I AM A NUMBER

Rian Hughes (W/A/C)

When everyone has a number, everyone knows their place. Lower numbers are better, higher numbers are less important, and that's just the way it is. But what if that number could change? You might try to buck the system and assert your individuality… or you might end up with a big fat zero.

Big questions are explored and unexpected answers found in the first solo comics collection from award-winning designer & illustrator Rian Hughes. His whimsical, witty, and insightful strips reveal the lighter side of our obsession with social rankings. Where do you stand in the pecking order? Is your number up?

120 pages, $19.99.

SUPER TOKYOLAND

Benjamin Reiss (W/A/C)

In August 2002, artist Benjamin Reiss flies to Tokyo to spend a year with Kayoko, the Japanese girl he met in France a year earlier. What he finds upon landing is a vast and complex culture, steeped in tradition but full of surprises. As one year stretches into six, Benjamin becomes immersed in the world of sento baths, taiko drums, and bento boxes, while studying cartooning under several masters of manga.

232 pages, $24.99.







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