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IDW Solicitations for June 11th 2014

Posted on the 06 June 2014 by Geekasms @geekasms

Angry Birds Comics #1—SPOTLIGHT

Jeff Parker (w) • David Baldeon (a) • Paco Rodriques (c)

Angry Birds, the world’s most popular mobile game franchise, makes it’s comic book debut! Featuring a fun-filled, action packed story from Eisner-nominated creator Jeff Parker, these comics are ready to slingshot their way off the page and into your hearts!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Check out our Angry Birds Fun Packs in the merchandise section, featuring 4 different stories!
  • Variant KISS/Angry Birds mash-up cover by Kiss Kids artist Jose Holder!

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Tom Beland (w & a & c)

Tom Beland, creator of the multiple Eisner-nominated series True Story, Swear to God, returns with an all-new graphic novel. Heads will roll in 2014 when the world gets a taste of CHICACABRA! In Puerto Rico, there is a girl, Isabel Sanchez, who could be like any other girl you see in high school… except for the creature who lives inside of her that’s a ruthless killing machine. Chupacabras, Vejigantes, fistfights, and weed!

TPB • B&W • 200 pages • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-011-7

Bullet points:

  • By Tom Beland, creator of the book men loved but were embarrassed to buy, True Story, Swear to God.
  • First of a series of planned Chicacabra graphic novels!
  • “It’s the greatest comic I’ve ever read. And I’ve read the Bible.” — Lily Garcia


The Crow: Pestilence #4 (of 4)

Frank Bill (w) • Drew Moss (a) • James O’Barr (c)

What Salvador thought he knew…what he thought was driving his furious vengeance…has violently shifted. And when a former enemy is revealed as friend, these events converge to change Salvador’s path forever.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99



Dexter’s Laboratory #3 (of 4)

Derek Fridolfs (w) • Ryan Jampole (a & c)

Dexter has located his missing sister in an alternate DEEmension…in her own mind! A world of pink clouds, unicorns, and fantasy, but more importantly…a world without science! Unable to use his inventions in this imaginary land, can Dexter find a way to convince his sister to return home and make things right again? Or will she keep her brother prisoner from ever returning back to his lab? The reign of Princess Dee Dee has begun!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Dexter’s Laboratory returns to comics!
  • Ryan Jampole was nominated for a 2013 Harvey award for “Most Promising Talent” for his work on Archie Comics’ Mega Man!
  • Variant cover by Paulina Ganucheau!



Godzilla: The IDW Era

Chris Mowry (w) • various (a) • Matt Frank (c)

The King of the Monsters is no stranger to comics, but no other company has brought him to the comic page like IDW! Packed with a monstrous amount of artwork, this special edition book takes you through every Godzilla series from IDW featuring work from the creators that helped make IDW’s Godzilla the fan-favorite.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Haunted Horror #11

Various (w & a) • Warren Kremer (c)

Reprinting the best of golden age horror fare, unseen since the code shut these comics down! Rare comic stories showcasing the grisliest artists and the most shocking tales captured in full lurid color. The Horror Comics Review screeches, “The coolest pre-Code comics from the annals of horror comics history!”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • “Someof the greatest horror comic material ever to be reprinted!”Decapitated Dan



Popeye Classics #23

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

Every swab’s favorite comic is here! Includes a salty super seafaring adventure “Thimble Theatre Presents Popeye in Boom! Boom!” You’ll be rolling on the floor laughing! The genius cartoonist Bud Sagendorf does it again!

FC • 52 pages • $3.99


Rocky & Bullwinkle #4 (of 4)

Mark Evanier (w) • Roger Langridge (a & c)

In “The Burger Monster,” Boris and Natasha have a new scheme to undermine this country: They open a fast food stand selling the craziest fast food item ever! But how will that help them in their fight for evil? Bullwinkle has a recipe for a burger that tastes twice as good, but with a catch! And in “Moving Experience,” Nell hears that Dudley’s moving to another camp–and horse is going with. How will she stop

the transfer?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • A comedy classic from Eisner-winners Mark Evanier and Roger Langridge!
  • Variant cover by Roger Langridge!



Rogue Trooper Classics #2 (of 12)

Gerry Finley-Day (w) • Dave Gibbons (a) • John McCrea (c)

Clone war! Nu-Earth, a planet ravaged by war, its atmosphere poisoned by chemical weapons. In this battle-scarred landscape, the Norts and Southers fight where only the Genetic Infantrymen can survive unaided. Rogue is one such soldier, and these are his tales… Created by Gerry Finley-Day and Dave Gibbons (Watchmen), this series features the earliest stories surrounding one of 2000 AD’s best-loved characters, all in color for the very first time!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Art by Dave Gibbons, of Watchmen and Doctor Who fame!
  • All-new covers by Eisner Award winner John McCrea!
  • Enjoy the classic Rogue Trooper strips in color for the first time!


Sinister Dexter #7 (of 7)

Dan Abnett (w) • Andy Clarke (a) • David Millgate (c)

Kal Cutter is new to the Gun Shark business but being an assassin apprentice to Sinister and Dexter is giving him more than enough on the job training. What lesson will he learn when the next job is the girl of his dreams?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Star Mage #3 (of 6)

JC De La Torre (w) • Franco Cespedes (a & c)

Rebellion and desertion! JC De La Torre‘s saga of space and wizardry continues as Darien adjusts to school at Lambdu Kishpu, meets new friends and learns of the treachery of his brother Orasmas. Orasmas reveals his new, unstoppable weapon – one Darien thought was lost forever. Gorgeously illustrated by artist Franco Cespedes, issue three will have a lasting effect on the rest of the series.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • De La Torre’s novel Ancient Rising and its sequel Rise of the Ancients Annuna were compared to Clive Cussler and Dan Brown by Baryon Speculative Fiction Review


Star Trek #34

Mike Johnson (w) • Joe Corroney (a & c)

“Lost Apollo” concludes here! Stranded on an alien world and cut off from the Enterprise, Spock and Bones must work together to save Captain Kirk from a fate worse than death… a fate tied to the earliest days of humanity’s journey to the stars! Overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci, this all-new adventure continues the Five Year Mission between the new movies!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99



Transformers: Dark Cybertron, Vol. 2

James Roberts, John Barber (w) • Atilio Rojo, James Raiz, Livio Ramondelli, Andrew Griffith, Phil Jimenez, Brendan Cahill (a) • Phil Jimenez (c)

The conclusion to the 12-part epic DARK CYBERTRON! OPTIMUS PRIME and MEGATRON join forces against SHOCKWAVE! Titans clash and the ultimate battle will leave the planet changed forever.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-998-9


Bullet points:

  • Collects Robots in Disguise #25–27, More Than Meets The Eye #26–27, and Dark Cybertron #2.


Transformers: Robots in Disguise #30: Dawn of the Autobots

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

GALVATRON THE BARBARIAN! From Cybertron’s ancient past came the warrior-king, GALVATRON. Once, he united CYBERTRON and ushered in a Golden Age. Now, he wants to do the same to Earth… but OPTIMUS PRIME has a problem with that plan.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • DAWN OF THE AUTOBOTS continues!
  • OPTIMUS PRIME commands the AUTOBOTS on Earth!
  • Variant cover by Guido Guidi!


Wraith #7 (of 7)

Joe Hill (w) • Charles P. Wilson III (a & c)

Epilogue: “Phantoms.” You have worked the big grift your whole life, conning a fortune off the rubes and always on the run from enemies, shadows, and phantoms. But no one outruns the Wraith… not with Charlie Manx behind the wheel.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Spinning out of the NY Times Bestselling novel NOS4A2
  • Written by NOS4A2 author/Locke & Key scribe Joe Hill!
  • Variant cover by painter David Stoupakis!
  • Special series-ending incentive cover by Gabriel Rodriguez!


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