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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

IDW PUBLISHING FOR DECEMBER

ASSASSINISTAS #1

Tini Howard (W), Gilbert Hernandez (A), Rob Davis (colorist), Gilbert Hernandez (C), Sanford Greene (VC).

Dominic Prince and the Semester Abroad, Part 1 of 6. Dominic Price is a college-age kid who just wants to spend the semester making out with his boyfriend, Taylor, in between rounds of TurboLight Fighter and maintaining a solidly passable 3.2 GPA. His mom, Octavia, formerly a badass action-movie-quality bounty hunter, didn't pay his tuition, because she had to get back in the business and spend 40K on black market weapons and body armor. And she's bringing Dominic with her, because the alternative is making lattes for a semester, and he'd rather die. Good thing in mom's line of work, dying is an option.

32 pages, $3.99.

KID LOBOTOMY #3

Peter Milligan (W), Tess Fowler (A/C), J.H. Williams (VC). "Lost in Franz" Part 3 of A Lad Insane. Bury the past and it turns into monsters. Or in Kid Lobotomy's case, a disgusting cockroach man. As our troubled Kid flees deeper into the lower depths to escape his sister's arrival, he encounters more mystery and confusion. Bug-on-bug sex, spontaneous combustion and Franz Kafka are among the many dubious delights at "The Suites," America's Strangest Hotel.

32 pages, $3.99.

30 DAYS OF NIGHT #1

Steve Niles (W), Piotr Kowalski (A), Ben Templesmith (C), Piotr Kowalski (VC), Aurora Foley (VC), Ashley Wood (VC).

As the sun sets over an isolated Alaskan township -- not to rise again for a month -- a new evil emerges from the shadows to terrorize the town... But after a series of strange events and horrific killings, the question becomes what lurks in the shadows? 30 Days of Night is reborn in an all new reimagining of the series designed to titillate the mind and horrify the senses!

32 pages, $3.99.

BACK TO THE FUTURE: TALES FROM THE TIME TRAIN #1

Bob Gale (W), John Barber (W), Megan Levens (A/C), Phillip Murphy (VC), Alan Robinson (VC)

It's 1893 and at last, Doc Brown fulfills his promise to Clara as he's completed the project he's been working on: the Time Train! But where in time and space will the Brown family go on their inaugural trip? And what could possibly go wrong if and when they get there? Lots! Join Gale, Barber, and Megan Levens as they kick off the newest Back to the Future series!

32 pages, $3.99.

SCARLETT'S STRIKE FORCE #1

Aubrey Sitterson (W), Nelson Daniel (A/VC), Khary Randolph (C) They've fought back invasions from home and afar -- now, they're back on Earth, and ready to take on the wildest, weirdest threats out there! It's Scarlett's G.I. Joe team, the Strike Force, against a brand-new Cobra Commander, a revitalized Cobra, and everyone else trying to conquer Earth... or destroy it!

32 pages, $3.99.

ROM & THE MICRONAUTS #1

Christos Gage (W), Paolo Villanelli (A), Richard Wentworth (C), George Caltsoudas (VC(, Jeffrey Veregge (VC), Sal Buscema (VC)

Baron Karza and D'rge, the Dire Wraith sorcerer, have joined forces to carry forward their equally malignant goals -- Karza desires to conquer all of Microspace (again), while the Wraiths seek to awaken their Wraith God and conquer Earth! Now it's up to Rom and the Micronauts to form their own alliance in order to stop the evil domination of two worlds! Christos Gage (Amazing Spider-Man, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Paolo Villanelli (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) team up to bring us this all-new adventure!

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS VS. THE VISIONARIES #1

Magdalene Visaggio (W), Fico Ossio (A/C), Andrew Griffith (VC), Brendan Cahill (VC), Angel Hernandez (VC).

Cybertron has been invaded. The Transformers encounter unwelcome guests at the heart of Cybertron -- and they may not have their hosts' best interests at heart. Refugees from another world, the Visionaries' startling magical abilities could make them powerful allies... or dangerous enemies.

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS: TILL ALL ARE ONE ANNUAL 2017

Mairghread Scott (W), Sara Pitre-Durocher (A/C), J.N. Wiedle (VC).

Elita One, Windblade, and Starscream fight to gain ultimate control of Cybertron! Dark secrets will be revealed in this series finale!

48 pages, $7.99.

TRANSFORMERS: LOST LIGHT #13

James Roberts (W), Alex Milne (A/VC), Jack Lawrence (C), Nick Roche (VC), J.N. Wiedle.

CABIN FEVER! Crammed into a dead Decepticon astropod that's ten sizes too small, the displaced crew of the Lost Light face their most serious threat yet: each other. As tensions rise and tempers fray, only one Autobot is arrogant enough to think he can save the day. Enter Rodimus, expert mediator. 

32 pages, $3.99.

OPTIMUS PRIME #14

John Barber (W), Livio Ramondelli (A), Kei Zama (C), Casey W. Collar (VC), Andrew Griffith (VC), James Raiz (VC).

On Cybertron, Optimus Prime battles the Dinobots over the first new Cybertronian life to emerge in four million years! But does he stand a chance when the Dinobots' newest member is two miles tall and eats cities?

32 pages, $3.99.

TRANSFORMERS: AUTOCRACY TRILOGY

Chris Metzen, Flint Dille (W), Livio Ramondelli (A/C)

Follow the early days of Optimus Prime and Megatron on their paths to leadership. Before Optimus became a Prime, he fought for order. Before Megatron became a conqueror, he fought for freedom. In the early days of the war on Cybertron, two leaders–one Autobot, the other Decepticon–start down their paths towards destiny. Collects the Autocracy, Monstrosity, and Primacy series into one volume.

336 pages, $29.99.

TRANSFORMERS DRIFT: ORIGINS & EMPIRES

Shane McCarthy (W), Alex Milne, Guido Guidi, Marcelo Ferreira (A), Livio Ramondelli (C)

Repentant villain Drift roams the galaxy, waging a solitary war on his former allies, delivering swift justice to any Decepticons that cross his path. But with many Autobots refusing to trust him, and many Decepticons sure he's pulling a scheme, walking the straight and narrow path won't be easy, and Drift -- previously known as Deadlock -- must repeatedly face the consequences of his past mistakes. Collects Transformers Spotlight: Drift, Transformers: Drift #1–4, and Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #1-4.

220 pages, $24.99.

TRANSFORMERS: THE WRECKERS SAGA

Nick Roche (W/A/C), James Roberts (W).

Join the toughest crew of Autobots around on a pair of missions where they'll face seemingly insurmountable odds and things are guaranteed to end badly. First, the Wreckers and their leader, Springer, are sent to investigate Garrus-9, a prison that fell to the Decepticons three years ago, with no communications in or out since. Then, Prowl has been kidnapped. Worse for him, it seems like no one really cares, thanks to his history of messing with people's lives. Traitors are revealed, secrets come to light, and it may all be more than even the baddest crew of Autobots can handle.

268 pages, $29.99.

M.A.S.K.: MOBILE ARMORED STRIKE KOMMAND, VOL. 2: RISE OF V.E.N.O.M.

Brandon Easton, David Rodriguez (W), Juan Samu, Drew Moss, Andrew Griffith (A), Marcelo Perez Dalannays (C)

M.A.S.K. is a team of heroes that streaks into the dangerous, unstable landscape of dark wars, high intrigue, and non-stop action where they'll encounter the nearly unstoppable threat of Miles Mayhem and his black ops squadron known as V.E.N.O.M.

THE ORIGIN OF V.E.N.O.M.! As the M.A.S.K. team constructs a new headquarters in Miami, Matt Trakker goes on a solo mission to identify new recruits. Along the way, Trakker crosses paths with Dr. Mindbender, who instructs him on the art of leadership and manipulation. But Trakker quickly uncovers Mindbender's twisted goals and learns the true history of his former teammates who became members of V.E.N.O.M. Collects issues #6-10 and the 2017 Annual.

144 pages, $19.99.

G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #247

Larry Hama (W), Netho Diaz (A/C), SL Gallant (VC), John Royle (VC)

"Dawn of the Arashikage," Part Two! Opposing forces threaten to tear Dawn Moreno apart at the seams as she fights her own internal battle for control of her mind. Whose memories will win out in the end -- her own... or Snake-Eyes'?

32 pages, $3.99.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #77

Tom Waltz (W), Kevin Eastman (W/VC), Damian Couceiro (A/C), Valentine De Landro (VC).

"Invasion of the Triceratons" Part 2 of 5. The Invasion begins in earnest and an unspeakable alliance forms to counter it!

32 pages, $3.99.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES UNIVERSE #17

Chris Mowry (W), Giannis Milonogiannis (A/VC), Freddie Williams II (C), Tony Shasteen (VC)

"From the Heart, for the Heard" Part 2 of 2. Zog and Zom discover the secret history of the Triceraton race's origin, with deadly ramifications for planet Earth!

32 pages, $4.99.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: DIMENSION X

Paul Allor, Ulises Farinas, Ryan Ferrier (W), Michael Dialynas, Damian Couceiro (A), Cory Smith (C)

Turtles... IN SPACE! The brothers make an interstellar journey to different planets in Dimension X to save key witnesses in the Trial of Krang from assassination! Weird new characters, places, and events abound! This mini-series introduces an all-new villain, Hakk-R, into the world of the TMNT, directly affecting the events of the main ongoing series in this dimension-altering adventure.

128 pages, $17.99

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE IDW COLLECTION, VOL. 6

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman, Paul Allor (W), Mateus Santolouco, Cory Smith (A), Dan Duncan (C)

Presenting the complete TMNT stories in recommended reading order, including one-shots, crossovers, and event series. Everything a beginner could need, everything a diehard could want. Old Hob, Slash, and their crew have become a force to be reckoned with, but a kidnapping leads them on an adventure more wild and dangerous than they could ever have imagined. Then, the Turtles return from Burnow Island to find unimaginable tragedy. Meanwhile, Casey prepares for a final showdown with Hun, and April has come into possession of an ancient scroll that seems to point to answers regarding the Pantheon. It all leads to a final showdown as Karai decrees a Gauntlet battle between Splinter and Shredder. Collects the Mutanimals mini-series, issues #45–50 of the ongoing series, the 2015 Free Comic Book Day issue, and the Casey & April mini-series.

380 pages, $49.99.

STAR TREK: BOLDLY GO, VOL. 2

Mike Johnson & Ryan Parrott (W), Tony Shasteen, Megan Levens (A), George Caltsoudas (C)

All-new adventures of the new crew in the new timeline! As the Federation and the Romulans convene in the wake of the Borg attack, the precarious peace is threatened by the murder of a key diplomat... and a Starfleet cadet is the prime suspect! Don't miss this all-new adventure, guest-starring Jaylah from STAR TREK BEYOND, and the cast from the hit STARFLEET ACADEMY series! Collects issues #7–12.

144 pages, $19.99.

STAR TREK: BOLDLY GO #15

Mike Johnson (W), Tana Ford (A), Tony Shasteen (C), Angel Hernandez (VC), Yoshi Toshitani (VC)

"I.D.I.C." Part 3 of 6! The 6-part epic adventure "I.D.I.C." continues, as the mastermind behind the colliding realities is revealed! Can the multiple Kirks and their crews unite in time to save all of their universes?

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY #3

Mike Johnson, Kirsten Beyer (W), Tony Shasteen (A/C), Photo (VC), George Caltsoudas (VC)

The official comics tie-in to the blockbuster new Star Trek television show continues here! Secrets of the new characters are revealed as Star Trek embarks on a bold new journey!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR TREK: NEW VISIONS: THE HUNGER

John Byrne (W/photo manipulation)

For thousands of years, it had drifted above the outer rim of the Galaxy, draining life from all the worlds it found there. Now, it has learned of the banquet of populous planets near the heart of the Milky Way, and is heading there at terrifying speed -- with only the Enterprise standing in its way.

48 pages, $7.99.

GHOSTBUSTERS: ANSWER THE CALL #3

Kelly Thompson (W), Corin Howell (A/C), Jessica Hickman (VC)

"What Dreams May Come" Part 3! The big bad evil aka Schreckgespenst aka Shrecky used its power to create living nightmares to drive a wedge between our heroes. And while the team struggles to come back together, Schrecky makes a bid for world takeover... obviously.

32 pages, $3.99.

JUDGE DREDD: THE DARK JUDGES

John Wagner, Alan Grant (W), Brian Bolland, Brett Ewins, Cliff Robinson (A), Darick Robertson (C)

Classic tales of Judge Dredd and the Dark Judges in all-new color by some of the all-time fan favorite creators! His name is Judge Death, and in his eyes all life is crime! Together with his brothers Fear, Fire, and Mortis, the super-fiend from Deadworld is determined to end all life in Mega-City One once and for all! This compilation features the classic Judge Death tales "Judge Death," "Judge Death Lives," and "Four Dark Judges" from the pages of 2000 AD in all-new colors.

124 pages, $19.99.

24: LEGACY: RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

Christopher Farnsworth (W), Antonio Fuso (A), Georges Jeanty (C)

The clock has been reset, and this all-new series will explore the past of its new leading character, Eric Carter, who led the elite squad responsible for killing an infamous terrorist leader and was, consequently, forced into hiding. But before he was a national hero and a wanted man, Carter learned the Rules of Engagement in the streets of Iraq and Washington, D.C.

128 pages, $17.99.

ORPHAN BLACK: DEVIATIONS

Heli Kennedy (W), Wayne Nichols (A), Cat Staggs (C)

What if your favorite stories and characters had entirely different experiences? Find out in Deviations, a special comic book event featuring alternate takes on some of your favorite books! Step into a world where Sarah managed to save Beth from taking her own life! With this single twist of fate, the Clone Club comes together in a completely different manner and the mystery of Project LEDA unfolds in new, exiting ways! See all your favorite characters return in an all-new light!

144 pages, $19.99.

SAMURAI JACK: QUANTUM JACK #4

Fabian Rangel Jr. (W), Warwick Johnson-Cadwell (A/VC), Michael Avon Oeming (C), Khary Randolph (VC).

Still lost in time and without his memories, Jack has survived a biker gang, a horde of Lucha Libre wrestlers, and a giant sea monster! But can the wandering Samurai overcome... a desk job? Jack has swapped out his sword for a suit, a tie and a cubicle. But everything isn't as it appears, and the biggest surprise of all may be waiting for him at home...

32 pages, $3.99.

POWERPUFF GIRLS: THE BUREAU OF BAD #2

Haley Mancini, Jake Goldman (W), Philip Murphy (A/C), Ben Carrow (VC), Andrew Kolb (VC).

It's the Fashionistas' turn to vie for top spot at the High Villains' Council. They weave a tale of the time they kidnapped the Professor and forced him to create the perfect, untearable fabric with which to capture those pesky Powerpuff Girls once and for all.

32 pages, $3.99.

MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #61

Ted Anderson (W), Andy Price (A/C), Sara Richard (VC), Jennifer L. Meyer (VC). Representatives of ponies, griffons, buffalos, changelings, dragons and more meet to discuss the future of the land! But what happens when a sudden discovery threatens to redraw the map of Equestria?

32 pages, $3.99.

MY LITTLE PONY HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2017

James Asmus (W), Brenda Hickey (A/C), Tony Fleecs (C), Andy Price (VC).

The New Year is around the corner, and the ponies of Equestria are ready to celebrate in some very silly and unexpected ways! (Except Pinkie Pie. Her celebrations are always silly and unexpected.)

32 pages, $4.99.

MY LITTLE PONY: LEGENDS OF MAGIC #9

Jeremy Whitley (W), Tony Fleecs (A/C), Brenda Hickey (VC), Monica Grover (VC).

Tensions between new allies could unravel the great quest before it begins!

32 pages, $3.99.

MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDS FOREVER OMNIBUS, VOL. 3

Jeremy Whitley, Christina Rice (W), Tony Fleecs, Jay Fosgitt, Agnes Garbowska (A), Jay Fosgitt (C)

Celebrate the magic of friendship in these stand-alone tales featuring all of your favorite characters. Share adventures with Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow Dash, Shining Armor and Prince Blueblood, Pinkie Pie and Granny, Princess Luna and The Cutie Mark Crusaders, Rarity and Maud Pie, Fluttershy and Daring Do, and more! Collects issues #25-38.

312 pages, $24.99.

JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS: DIMENSIONS #2

Sarah Winifred Searle (W/A/VC), Sarah Kuhn (W), Siobhan Keenan (A), Siobhan Keenan (C), Keezy Young (VC).

In our first story by Sarah Winifred Searle, Shana takes center stage her fashion design final is coming up, but when disaster strikes, will she use Synergy to "cheat" her way through?! And in the second story by Sarah Kuhn and Siobhan Keenan, you only need to know two words: KARAOKE. BATTLE.

32 pages, $3.99.

HASBRO TOY BOX QUARTERLY

Various (W), Various (A), Key Art (C)

Everyone loves to play in the Hasbro Toy Box! In this special collection of existing material, find kid-friendly stories from across the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Hanazuki, and Equestria Girls comics!

48 pages, $5.99.

SKYLANDERS: SPYRO & FRIENDS

Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (W), Jack Lawrence (A), David Baldeon (C)

Join Spyro and his fellow Skylanders as they embark on all-new adventures! Stealth Elf, Eruptor, Jet-Vac, and all of your favorites are here ready to battle Kaos and the rest of the various vile villains of the land!

80 pages, $12.99.

ANGRY BIRDS COMICS QUARTERLY: MONSTERS & MISTLETOE

Paul Tobin & Various (W), Jordi Alfonso & Various (A), Paco Rodriques (C), Tony Sandoval (VC).

Red, Matilda, Chuck, and all your favorite feathered friends are back for more adventures in the second Angry Birds quarterly comic! This oversized issue is crammed full of creative characters and silly stories that will delight readers new and old!

48 pages, $5.99.

GOOSEBUMPS: MONSTERS AT MIDNIGHT #3

Jeremy Lambert (W), Chris Fenoglio (A/C), Drew Rausch (VC), Robert Hack (VC).

The sisters are safe and sound in their beds, 

Their nightmares a folly, it's all in their heads.

Now wait, I hear something, perhaps it's a scream...

Oh, I'm so sorry, it's not all a dream!

They cannot survive this, reader beware!

Unless I'm mistaken, you're in for a scare!

32 pages, $3.99.

DUCKTALES #4

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

The adventures of Duckburg's most famous citizens continue! First, Scrooge and company find themselves stuck in Happy, Happy Valley, where everyone is a little too happy! Then, can Huey, Louie and Dewey overcome the Curse of the Twin Samurai (and maybe make a little money too)?

32 pages, $3.99.

MICKEY AND DONALD CHRISTMAS PARADE #3

Francisco Artibani, Thad Komorowski, Joe Torcivia (W), Silvio Camboni, Giovan Battista Carpi (A), Andrea Freccero (C), Daniel Branca (VC).

In "The Secret Santa Spell," Magica De Spell hijacks some North Pole magic to clobber Scrooge and Donald on Christmas Eve! And while Magica's got the Ducks tied up... in "The Case of the Scrambled Formula," there's no one left to battle the Beagle Boys but Mickey Mouse and Goofy!

64 pages, $6.99.

UNCLE SCROOGE #33

Carlo Chendi, Jonathan H. Gray (W), Giorgio Cavazzano (A/VC), Bas Heymans (A), Jonathan H. Gray (C), Massimo Fecchi (VC).

"The Big Blast-Off Blowout!" When a giant satellite plummets to earth at light speed, the McDuck Money Bin lies right in its path! Can Scrooge dodge a crash course... or will the Beagle Boys make this space chase scarier?

32 pages, $3.99.

UNCLE SCROOGE: TIMELESS TALES, VOL. 4

Romano Scarpa, Giorgio Cavazzano, Arild Midthun, Francesco Artibani, Jonathan Gray (W/A), Marco Rota (C)

Wak! It's a treasure-trove of classic and modern Disney epics from prime talents around the world -- many of them making their U.S. debut! Scrooge McDuck combs the world for wealth in a bonus-packed collectors' anthology of IDW's Uncle Scrooge issues #19–24! From Egyptian wastes in "The Third Nile" to the high Himalayas and ancestral Scotland, the McDuck legend marches on -- with Magica De Spell and the Beagle Boys in hot pursuit! This amazing hardback also includes more of William Van Horn's Uncle Rumpus and Romano Scarpa's Brigitta MacBridge... right when Scrooge wants to see them the least!

256 pages, $29.99.

STAR WARS ADVENTURES #5

Landry Q. Walker (W), Eric Jones (A/C), Arianna Florean (VC), Jon Sommariva (VC).

With their diplomatic mission turned into a debacle, can Leia and Luke possibly salvage the situation? We hope so because the future of the Rebel Alliance may depend on it!

32 pages, $3.99.

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE GRAPHIC NOVEL ADAPTATION

Alessandro Ferrari (W), Various (A), Eric Jones (C)

The Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon, is nearing completion, and the Rebel Alliance may be doomed. Enter Jyn Erso, daughter of the Death Star's reluctant creator, who desperately seeks to save her father from Imperial control. On her quest, she'll join forces with Rebel spy Cassian Andor, reprogrammed Imperial droid K-2SO, and other supporters of the Rebel cause, only to discover that their goals may differ crucially from her own. It all culminates in a saga-defining showdown on the tropical planet Scarif, with Jyn and her friends attempting to steal the Death Star's plans and keep hope for the Rebellion alive, leading directly into the iconic opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope.

80 pages, $9.99.

POPEYE: THE GREAT COMIC BOOKS TALES BY BUD SAGENDORF

Bud Sagendorf (W/A/C)

The best Popeye comic book stories collected into one glorious collection! There are three genius incarnations of Popeye -- the comic strip by E.C. Segar, the animations by Max Fleischer, and unknown to many, the brilliant 1940s and '50s comic book stories by Bud Sangendorf! Comics historian Craig Yoe collects and beautifully packages the best-of-the-best of Sangendorf's thrilling and roll-on-the-floor laughing tales. See the Sea Hag, Bluto, and, of course, Olive Oyl, Wimpy, and Sweepea as they join Popeye in these exciting adventures.

180 pages, $19.99.

POPEYE CLASSICS #65

Bud Sagendorf (W/A/C), Len Danovich (VC).

See all the gang in hilarious adventures: Popeye, Wimpy, Swee'pea, and O.G. Wotasnozzle!

32 pages, $4.99.

HAUNTED HORROR #31

Various (W), Hy Fleishman, Joe Certa, Bill Fraccio, Len Streeter, & Various (A), Matt Baker (C)

Not for the squeamish, these Pre-Code creepy, eerie comics from the crypt will scare the spit out of you! Read if you dare: "The Death Head!" by Hy Fleishman, and "The Web of the Spider" by Joe Certa!  These stories will give you fits: "If The Noose Fits -- Wear it!" by Bill Fraccio and Lin Streeter draws "The Cat Jumped Over The Corpse!" and George Roussos pen and inks "The Thing from the Dark!" Finally, cling to your mortal life and enter "The Valley of the Scaly Monsters!"

32 pages, $4.99.

WE SPOKE OUT: COMIC BOOKS AND THE HOLOCAUST

Rafael Medoff, Craig Yoe (W), Neal Adams, Stan Lee, Joe Kubert (A), Neal Adams (C)

Classic comic book stories about the Holocaust and interviews with their artists and writers, with a cover drawn especially for this book by Neal Adams. An amazing but forgotten chapter in comics history! Long before the Holocaust was taught in schools or presented in films such as Schindler's List, the youth of America was learning about the Nazi genocide from Batman, the X-Men, Captain America, and Sgt. Rock. Comics legend Neal Adams, Holocaust scholar Rafael Medoff, and comics historian Craig Yoe bring together a remarkable collection of comic book stories that introduced an entire generation to an engaging and important subject. We Spoke Out is an extraordinary journey into a compelling topic.

280 pages, $49.99.

SCREWBALL! THE CARTOONISTS WHO MADE THE FUNNIES FUNNY

Paul C. Tumey (W), George Herriman, E.C. Segar, Rube Goldberg, and more (A), Milt Gross and Friends (C)

The story of screwball comics, with new research and rare art from some of the most hilarious cartoonists of all time.

Before "screwball" became a movie genre, it was a staple of other forms of American culture, including newspaper comic strips. Emerging from the pressures of a rapidly accelerating technological and information-drenched society, screwball comics offered a healthy dose of laughter and perspective. Comics scholar Paul C. Tumey traces the development of screwball as a genre in magazine cartoons and newspaper comics, presenting the lives and work of around two dozen cartoonists, with an art-stuffed chapter on each.

Screwball! offers a wealth of previously un-reprinted comics, unleashing fresh views of some of America's greatest and most-loved cartoonists, including George Herriman (Krazy Kat), E.C. Segar (creator of Popeye), Winsor McCay (Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend), Rube Goldberg (The Inventions of Professor Lucifer G. Butts, A.K.) and Bill Holman (Smokey Stover). In addition, readers will be delighted to discover previously "lost" screwball masters including Gene Ahern (The Squirrel Cage), Gus Mager (Sherlocko the Monk), Milt Gross (Count Screwloose), George Swanson ($alesman $am) and many others.

272 pages, $59.99.

TALES FROM THE AGE OF THE COBRA

Enrique Fernandez (W/A/C)

A captivating parable and timeless tale of love, passion, violence, and humor in the spirit of 1001 Nights and Aladdin–but one that blasts the conventional clichés to bits! An amazing graphic work, mixing great character design and storyboard-inspired action with an exciting color palette.

"Allow me to tickle your fancies with my tale, a tale woven from the threads of a hundred other tales...." These are the first words of the masked storyteller who relates the epic story of the young lovers, daring Irvi and beautiful Sian, who are separated by fate... and of Cobra, the soldier who becomes emperor by the path of blood, rage, and magic... and Maluuk, the dwarf actor who plans a revolution. Artist Enrique Fernández paints a colorful and magical universe populated by glamorous and fascinating characters in this original graphic novel.

112 pages, $24.99.

LOVECRAFT: THE MYTH OF CTHULHU

Esteban Maroto (W/A/C), Santi Casas (cover colors)

Illustrated in haunting black and white over 30 years ago, these comics are re-presented in a new edition, adapting three of H.P. Lovecraft's most famous stories involving the Cthulhu Mythos. "The Nameless City" is considered the first story of Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos, detailing the discovery of an ancient city in the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula built by an unnamed race of reptilian beings. In "The Festival," a man arrives at the sea town of Kingsport, Massachusetts during Christmas but finds a place eerily empty and centuries out of date. "The Call of Cthulhu" is perhaps Lovecraft's most famous story, describing a man who, after finding the notes of his granduncle, is lead on a journey around the world in search of a mysterious and disturbing phenomenon.

80 pages, $19.99.

THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY ERIC POWELL

Mark Twain (W), Eric Powell (A/C)

The "Great American Novel" re-presented with modern illustrations by celebrated comics creator Eric Powell. The classic novel by celebrated American author Mark Twain tells of a teenage misfit accompanied by an escaping slave, Jim, as the two navigate down the Mississippi River by raft. As their journey unfolds, Huck and Jim encounter adventure, danger, and a deftly scribed cast of characters that are by turns both menacing and hilarious.

276 pages, $14.99.

WORMWOOD, GENTLEMAN CORPSE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Ben Templesmith (W/A/C/VC)

All is not well in the far north. As the Arctic slowly melts, automation increases, and labor costs go through the roof, CEO Claus is under increasing pressure to answer to his stockholders and his lenders. Rebellion is in the air and only Wormwood can potentially come in to help -- and hopefully not bugger it up too much.

32 pages, $3.99.

FOUR WOMEN

Sam Kieth (W/A/C) A pleasant road trip becomes a harrowing tale of survival as four friends are accosted by a pair of brutal predators. Told mainly in the claustrophobic confines of their vehicle, these four women comfort one another and learn more about each other as their ordeal continues, drawing ever closer to its inevitable conclusion. Donna, with the help of a counselor, tries to work through the ordeal that traumatized her and her friends Marion, Bev, and Cindy, who she has tried to avoid since the incident occurred. A grim, chilling tale rendered in Sam Kieth's unique style brings this dark graphic novel to life.

128 pages, $17.99.

DIABLO HOUSE #4

Ted Adams (W), Santiperez (A/C), Jay Fotos (colorist)

Do you believe in magic? Many magicians have visited Diablo House to pull back the curtain on unimaginable secrets. Do you dare give it a tug?

32 pages, $3.99.

INFINITE LOOP: NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH #4

Pierrick Colinet and Elsa Charretier (W), Daniele Di Nicuolo (A), Elsa Charretier (C), Margaux Saltel (VC).

Teddy is faced with the unexpected consequences of her actions as all her allies turn on her. Expect an epic conclusion to this frenetic sci-fi mini-series!

32 pages, $3.99.

HALF PAST DANGER II: DEAD TO REICHS #4

Stephen Mooney (W/A/C), Triona Tree Farrell (colorist)

The team licks their wounds after their bruising encounter with the monstrous Nazi Mech. With every conventional avenue of investigation seemingly exhausted, General Nolan decides it's finally time to unleash Agent Moss! 

32 pages, $3.99.

SATELLITE FALLING

Steve Horton (W), Stephen Thompson, Martin Morazzo (A), Austin Janowsky (additional inking), Lisa Jackson, Alex Lozano (colors), Stephen Thompson (C)

She's the only human on an alien world... and that's the least of her problems. A sci-fi series filled with grit and wit. She fled a fallen Earth, her lover dead. Now, Lilly makes her way as a cabbie by day and a bounty hunter by night as the sole human on SATELLITE. But when Lilly's past catches up with her, it's going to take her and an unlikely band of weird aliens to set things right. What has she gotten herself into?

128 pages, $17.99.

ATOMIC ROBO AND THE SPECTRE OF TOMORROW #3

Brian Clevinger (W), Scott Wegener (A/C), Alex Milne (VC).

So there's a secret army of cyborg doppelgangers out there and that's not even the wildest part of this story! Old enemies, new faces, and a little Grand Theft Super Science with a side order of existential dread. Strap yourselves in, we're gettin' weird.

32 pages, $3.99.

ATOMIC ROBO PRESENTS REAL SCIENCE ADVENTURES: RAID ON MARAUDER ISLAND

Brian Clevinger (W), Lo Baker, Wook Jin Clark (A), Scott Wegener (C)

Atomic Robo gets up to all kinds of sci-fi shenanigans in his travels. Along the way, he meets a variety of side characters that have their own lives with their own rich histories and crazy exploits. Here are those tales. In the aftermath of the financial panic of 1893, Nikola Tesla and the Centurions of Science are all that stand between the rule of law and a shadowy cabal of corrupt industrialists plotting to usurp the federal government of the United States. Featuring: Black Coats, Swamp Men, the vast pneumatic tube network of New York City, and tons of action tying it all together!

144 pages, $19.99.

JOE KUBERT'S TARZAN AND THE LION MAN AND OTHER STORIES ARTIST'S EDITION

Joe Kubert (W/A/C)

Collecting the brilliant Joe Kubert's final Tarzan stories in the acclaimed and multi-Eisner Award-winning Artist's Edition format. Including the third Tarzan novel adapted by Joe Kubert, Tarzan and the Lion Man, as well as five additional stories. Includes Tarzan issues 224, 224, 227, 228, 229, 231, 232, 233, and 234. Featuring Kubert's masterful handling of Edgar Rice Burroughs classic creation -- this is truly as good as comics get!

176 pages, $125.

COMIC BOOK HISTORY OF COMICS: COMICS FOR ALL #1

Fred Van Lente (W), Ryan Dunlavey (A/C/VC)

The bestselling, mind-blowing graphic history of our favorite medium continues -- with the long birth of the Graphic Novel, spanning from1835 Switzerland to the USA today! How French and Belgian comics broke away from the American tradition -- and inspired Heavy Metal and a sci-fi comics revolution! Starring: Will Eisner! Moebius! Gil Kane! Herge! Rodolfe Töpffer! All this and a brand-new HER-story of Comics story (and World History of Comics variant cover) too!

32 pages, $3.99.

GUMBALLS #4

Erin Nations (W/A/C/VC)

In the jam-packed fourth installment of Gumballs: Erin and his fellow triplets get spooked by a haunted board game! Tobias' dreams come true as he finally holds his crush's hand... accidentally. And modern-day Erin battles the anxiety that comes with using public restrooms and making doctor appointments as a trans man. Also featuring: more awkward personal ads, more tales from the day-job trenches with disgruntled grocery shoppers, and a visual diary inside a vintage trailer at a quirky, bohemian retreat!

32 pages, $3.99.







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