X-Files/Ghostbusters Crossover Leads IDW's January 2014 Solicitations

Fri, October 18th, 2013 at 5:58am PDT | Updated: October 18th, 2013 at 9:05am

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IDW Publishing has released solicitation information and images for new comics and products shipping in January 2014. When you're through checking out these solicitations for new releases, be sure to visit CBR's Independent Comics forum to discuss these titles and products with fellow readers and fans.

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The X-Files: Conspiracy #1 (of 2)—GEM OF THE MONTH
Paul Crilley (w) • John Stanisci (a) • Miran Kim (c)
The event of the year begins here! When The Lone Gunmen discover Internet files from future, they learn that a plague will soon wipe out most of humanity. With Agents Mulder and Scully working one lead, the Gunmen must spring into action and investigate several urban legends: a group of ghost-hunters, mutant turtles that live in the sewers, shape-changing alien robots, and a vengeful spirit from beyond the grave!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
The event of the year sees characters from The X-Files interact with the Ghostbusters, Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The Crow!
Ask your retailer about the Joe Corroney “tabloid” variant covers for each issue of the event!
Each issue has a special subscription variant that depicts famous conspiracies with a new twist!

The X-Files: Conspiracy #1 (of 2)—Subscription Variant

Paul Crilley (w) • John Stanisci (a) • Andrew Currie x 4 (a & c)
For subscription customers only… four different variant covers by Andrew Currie, available in equal numbers! Each depicts a glow-in-the-dark mystery image, exposed by Mulder’s and Scully’s flashlight! Which one did you get? You’ll have to go somewhere dark to find out…
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The X-Files: Conspiracy: Ghostbusters—SPOTLIGHT
Erik Burnham (w) • Salvador Navarro (a) • Miran Kim (c)
The Conspiracy continues! The Lone Gunmen investigate their first lead, the Ghostbusters. Are they frauds and charlatans, bilking unwitting clients out of money? Or do they have special insight into the afterlife? And how are they connected to the plague that’s poised to wipe out humanity?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
X-Files meets the Ghostbusters! Written by Erik Burnham, writer for IDW’s smash-hit Ghostbusters ongoing series!
Ask your retailer about the Joe Corroney “tabloid” variant covers for each issue of the event!

The X-Files: Conspiracy: Ghostbusters —Subscription Variant
Erik Burnham (w) • Salvador Navarro (a) • Dan Schoening (c)
For subscription customers only! Avariant cover from Dan Schoening depicting a famous conspiracy, that Elvis Presley faked his death!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
The X-Files: Season 10 #8
Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh (a) • Carlos Valenzuela (c)
With hints of a new conspiracy bubbling to the surface, and whispers of a new “Syndicate” organization in the wings, a secret from the past poses a threat that only Agents Mulder and Scully can tackle. But what does the former fixit man—and long-deceased informant—named “X” have to do with it?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Ask your retailer about the Georges Jeanty (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) cover!
A special standalone story revealing secrets of the long-dead informant known as X!
Series artist, Michael Walsh, returns!

The X-Files: Season 10 #8—Subscription Variant
Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh (a) • photo (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist at your local comic shop! A photo variant cover!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
The X-Files: Season 10 #1 Director’s Cut
Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh (a) • Carlos Valenzuela (c)
The X-Files: Season 10 from IDW took the world by storm, drawing praise from comic readers and longtime X-Philes alike. Now, in celebration of this acclaimed series, we are proud to release a special Director’s Cut of the first issue, which includes all of the covers along with the comic’s script, giving a rare insight into the inner workings of a comic book from initial thought to publication. Join series creator Chris Carter, writer Joe Harris (Great Pacific) and artist Michael Walsh (Comeback) as we reprise their story ushering THE X-FILES into a new era!
FC • 48 pages • $4.99
Ever wanted to see the inner workings of a comic? This Director’s Cut contains the entire script from the first issue!
Continuing the story where the TV show and movies left off!

X-Files Classics, Vol. 3
Kevin J. Anderson, John Rozum (w) • Gordon Purcell, Charles Allard, Josef Rubinstein (a) • Sam Shearon (c)
Mulder and Scully continue to chase down leads of the most bizarre and unexplained cases the FBI has ever seen! X-Files Classics, Vol. 2 features the two-part “Family Portrait,” “Donor,” “Silver Lining,” the three-part “Remote Control,” and more!
HC • FC • $29.99 • 236 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-859-3
Collects issues #20–29 of the Topps series.

Star Trek: Khan #4 (of 5)
Mike Johnson (w) • David Messina (a) • Paul Shipper (c)
The Eugenics Wars are over... but the next chapter in the life of Khan Noonien Singh has just begun! Only in this all-new mini-eries are the secrets of Khan's revival in the future by Admiral Marcus and the agents of Section 31 finally revealed! Don't miss this exclusive tie-in to the blockbuster Star Trek Into Darkness, overseen by the film's writer/producer Roberto Orci!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: Khan #4 (of 5)—Subscription Variant
Mike Johnson (w) • David Messina (a & c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! An out-of-this-universe cover by interior artist David Messina!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #29
Mike Johnson (w) • Yasmin Liang (a) • Cat Staggs (c)
The all-new Five Year Mission of the Enterprise continues as Captain Jane Tiberius Kirk and her crew encounter a never-before-seen enemy in deep space! Wait... Jane Kirk? What's going on?! All will be revealed in the first chapter of this new two-part story overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #29—Subscription Variant
Mike Johnson (w) • Yasmin Liang (a) • photo (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A photo variant cover!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #7
Brian Smith (w) • Chad Thomas (a) • Dario Brizuela (c)
It’s a triple date disaster as three different pairs of friends (and enemies) all make their way to one fateful night at the movies! Will Don impress April? Will Leo win Karai over? And will Raph and Mike stop arguing long enough to grab some snacks?! These questions and more are answered in this crazy adventure!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Written by Stuff of Legend co-writer Brian Smith!
Variant Cover by Chad Thomas!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures, Vol. 1
Kenny Byerly, David Tipton, Scott Tipton, Erik Burnham (w) • Dario Brizuela (a & c)
Spinning straight out of the hit Nickelodeon show, it’s the first action-packed collection of the all-ages book perfect for fans both old and new! Four fantastic tales pit the Turtles against villains like Snakeweed, the Shredder, and a horde of zombies!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-856-2
New stories based on the hit Nickelodeon show!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Vol. 2 #3
Peter Laird (w) • Laird & Jim Lawson (a & c)
Another Mirage black-and-white classic presented in full color! In "Dome Doom," an innocent trip to the comic book store lands the TMNT and Casey Jones smack dab in the middle of a stupendous life-and-death battle between very real super heroes and super villains!  
FC • 38 pages • $3.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Utrom Empire #1 (of 3)—SPOTLIGHT
Paul Allor (w) • Andy Kuhn (a & c)
Intrigue and betrayal abound on Burnow Island! This mini-series takes us to the Technodrome where Krang’s plans to destroy the Earth are ramping up. Little does he know that Baxter Stockman plans to harness its power for himself! As the two villains scheme, one imprisoned robot holds the key to success—Fugitoid! Will he be able to reach out to the Turtles in time? All this plus the long awaited story of the alien Utrom race!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
A new mini-series focusing on the most cosmic villains in the TMNT universe!
From writer Paul Allor (TMNT Micro: Fugitoid, Shredder) and artist Andy Kuhn (TMNT #13-16)
Variant Cover by Kevin Eastman!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Utrom Empire #1 (of 3)—Subscription Variant
Paul Allor (w) • Andy Kuhn (a) • Nick Pitarra (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist at your local comic shop! A variant cover from Nick Pitarra!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #30
Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Ross Campbell (a) • Campbell, Eastman (c)
The Turtles struggle to recuperate in Northampton. Each Turtle deals with the new status quo in his own way, and each feels lost. But can they find their way to being a family again as the past haunts them?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
A soul-searching issue with a spotlight on Michelangelo!
Variant Cover by Andy Belanger!

Judge Dredd #15
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Brendan McCarthy (c)
“Badges, part 2.” With Judges being assassinated at an alarming rate, and chaos breaking out in various blocks, Dredd is more determined than ever to find the killer—a former Judge who went insane about being cloned and incarcerated. But the case draws Dredd into the crosshairs of the Special Judicial Squad, who think he’s to blame for all the troubles of late. If you think the Dredd plays rough, wait until you meet the skull-cracking sadists of the SJS… the Judges who judge the Judges!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Issues 13-16 feature special homage covers by Brendan McCarthy. Here, Judge Dredd a la Jim “TNT” Steranko!

Judge Dredd #15—Subscription Variant
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Wesley Craig (c)
This special Wesley Craig cover for subscription customers only shoots first and asks questions later!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Judge Dredd Classics #7
John Wagner & Alan Grant (w) • Carlos Ezquerra (a) • Jim Fern (c)
The “Apocalypse War” finale! Dredd infiltrates the now-occupied Grand Hall of Justice, where he finds the brainwashed Chief Justice Griffin spreading Sov propaganda. How far will Dredd go to keep Griffin quiet and stop the East-Meg One forces? And is he willing to sacrifice himself in the process?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Judge Dredd, Vol. 3
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel, Antonio Fuso (a) • Daniel (c)
As chaotic and violent as things can be in Mega-City One, it's all unicorns, ice cream, and rainbows compared to what you'll find beyond the outer walls… in the CURSED EARTH! In the wake of the devastation of “The Long Fail,” Dredd is forced to lead a small team of Judges into the scariest stretch of irradiated wasteland to recover the very soul of the city, which means, among other unsavory things, the Angel Gang!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-850-0
Collects issues #9–12

Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two #1 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT
Douglas Wolk (w) • Ulises Farinas (a & c)
Dredd heads Californee way! As part of a judicial exchange program, Dredd is sent packing to Mega-City Two, a sprawling city covering 5,000 square miles of the Californian West Coast and centered in what was once known as Los Angeles, where he soon discovers that they do things differently there.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Judge Dredd visits Mega-City Two for the first time!
Ask your retailer about the variant cover by Nick Percival!
Hyper-detailed art by Ulises Farinas (Glory)!
The first comic series ever written by acclaimed journalist and Dredd aficionado Douglas Wolk!

Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two #1 (of 5)—Subscription Variant
Douglas Wolk (w) • Ulises Farinas (a) • Joe Corroney (c)
For subscription customers only—a tribute variant cover by Joe Corroney sees Dredd starring in a classic Hollywood movie…
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
The Maxx: Maxximized #3
Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)
Maxx is confronted by Mr. Gone in the outback, and spills vital clues about how he became the Maxx. Meanwhile, outback Julie retreats to her rock lair and begins the slow process of healing. Completely remastered—each page has been painstakingly scanned from the original art by Sam Kieth, who is also overseeing the new coloring. This is The Maxx better than ever!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Featuring an all-new cover by Sam Kieth!

The Maxx: Maxximized #3—Subscription Variant
Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)
For subscription customers only… enlist at your local comic shop! A newly-colored version of the original Maxx #3 cover by Sam Kieth!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Wraith #3 (of 7)
Joe Hill (w) • Charles P. Wilson III (a & c)
Three escaped convicts are looking for a set of wheels that can carry them to freedom. Charlie Manx has just the ride they need... but when they get to Christmasland, they'll wish they went to prison instead. Ten years of hard time looks pretty easy compared to 24 hours in a frozen graveyard disguised as the world's coldest, cruelest amusement park.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Spinning out of the NY Times Bestselling novel NOS4A2
Written by NOS4A2 author/Locke & Key scribe Joe Hill!

Wraith #3 (of 7)—Subscription Variant
Joe Hill (w) • Charles P. Wilson III (a) • Gabriel Rodriguez (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover from series artist Gabriel Rodriguez!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Locke & Key, Vol. 6: Alpha & Omega—SPOTLIGHT
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
The shadows have never been darker and the end has never been closer. Turn the key and open the last door; it's time to say goodbye. Omega and Alpha, the final two storylines of the New York Times bestselling series, are collected together to offer a thunderous and compelling conclusion to Locke & Key. An event not to be missed!
HC • FC • $29.99 • 212 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-853-1

Locke & Key, Vol. 6: Alpha & Omega: Slipcase Edition
Want a slipcase for all 6 Locke & Key hardcovers? This is the only way to get it! Order the final hardcover, along with a slipcase that will fit the whole collection. The award-winning series may be coming to an end, but now it will get the bookshelf treatment it deserves.
HC W/Slipcase • FC • $39.99 • 212 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-912-5
Basil Wolverton’s Weird Worlds: Artist’s Edition HC
Basil Wolverton (w & a & c)
Basil Wolverton was one of the most unusual, innovative and influential cartoonists of all time. He drew the cover of a Life Magazine (the winner of Al Capp's legendary ugliest woman contest), early issues of Harvey Kurtzman's edited MAD Comics, and countless bizarre caricatures. This Artist's Edition features an incredible array of comic book stories and pages, including Powerhouse Pepper and Spacehawk, a selection of his classic end of the world illustrations, and a good helping of zany characters of all manner, as only Wolverton could have done them!
HC • BW • $95.00 net discount item • 176 Pages • 15” x 22” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-910-1
What is an Artist’s Edition?
AN ARTIST'S EDITION PRESENTS COMPLETE STORIES WITH EACH PAGE SCANNED FROM THE ACTUAL ORIGINAL ART.
While appearing to be in black & white, each page has been scanned in COLOR to mimic as closely as possible the experience of viewing the actual original art—for example, you are able to clearly see paste-overs, blue pencils in the art, editorial notes, art corrections. Each page is printed the same size as drawn, and the paper selected is as close as possible to the original art board.
Advance-solicited for a February release!

Batman: The Silver Age Newspaper Comics, Vol. 1: 1966 - 1967
Whitney Ellsworth (w) • Shelly Moldoff, Joe Giella, Carmine Infantino (a) • Pete Poplaski (c)
The Silver Age Caped Crusader comes to IDW's Library of American Comics! In partnership with DC Entertainment, the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning imprint gives the deluxe archival treatment to the classic 1960s Batman newspaper strip. The complete series, which ran from 1966 until 1972, has never been reprinted and will be collected in three definitive volumes. 
The strip debuted in May 1966 on the heels of the Batmania craze resulting from the hit television program. The series boasted stories by longtime editor Whitney Ellsworth and art by DC stalwarts Shelly Moldoff, Joe Giella, and Carmine Infantino.
The first volume, reprinting all B&W dailies and color Sundays from 1966 and 1967, features an all-star list of Batman and Robin characters, including Catwoman, the Penguin, the Joker, Poison Ivy, and Batgirl!
Batman was created in 1939 by Bob Kane.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 256 pages • SIZE • ISBN: 978-1-61377-845-6
The original Batman newspaper strips collected for the first time!

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #15
Heather Nuhfer (w) • Amy Mebberson (a) • Agnes Garbowska, Mebberson (c)
Things are getting positively bookish in Ponyville! When a magical bookworm starts to cause some literary mischief, it's only a matter of time before things start to get out of hoof! It's up to our ponies to set things right... but will they want to when Daring Do shows up?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Start of a brand-new two-part storyline!
Variant Cover by Ben Bates!

My Little Pony: Digest-Size, Vol. 2
Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Stephanie Buscema (c)
It's My Little Pony stories you can put in your pocket! This special digest-sized collection of "Friendship is Magic" takes you into the land of Equestria and continues the stories of Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash, and Rarity. Read along as their tales unfold in the conclusion to “The Return of Queen Chrysalis.”
TPB • FC • $6.99 • 52 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-860-9
Great for Kids! Collects issues #3–4.

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Vol. 3
Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a & c)
The citizens of Ponyville take center stage as an ordinary morning for Big McIntosh quickly turns into an unexpected adventure! Plus, the secret history of Shining Armor and Princess Cadence’s love!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-854-8
Collects issues #9–12.
My Little Pony: Friends Forever #1—SPOTLIGHT
Alex de Campi (w) • Carla Speed McNeil (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)
Introducing a brand new ongoing series! Dedicated to exploring the magic that arises from the friendship of two different ponies, prepare for anything in this fun-filled team-team up comic! Our first pony pairing features none other than Applejack and Pinkie Pie! When the two enter a baking contest, you can bet the culinary hijinks are going to get messy!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Every issue will feature a new pairing of your favorite major and minor My Little Pony characters!
From noted authors Carla Speed McNeil and Alex De Campi!

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #1—Subscription Variant
Alex de Campi (w) • Carla Speed McNeil (a) • Andy Price (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist at your local comic shop! A variant cover from Andy Price!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Samurai Jack #4
Jim Zub (w) • Andy Suriano (a & c)
A mystic queen of great power and beauty accepts no criticism, especially from a lowly wandering samurai. Can Jack find another one of the Threads of Time before he’s imprisoned for royal heresy?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Samurai Jack #4—Subscription Variant
Jim Zub (w) • Andy Suriano (a) • Genndy Tartakovsky (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by Samurai Jack creator Genndy Tartakovsky!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Powerpuff Girls #5
Troy Little (w & a & c)
Oh NO, it looks like Buttercup was right all along! The Ex-Villains have reverted to their old ways and are tearing up Townsville! The Powerpuff Girls are out-numbered but never outmatched—that is, until the horrible shadow of HIM falls across the battlefield. Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse, huh? 
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Powerpuff Girls #5—Subscription Variant
Troy Little (w & a) • Derek Charm (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by Derek Charm!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Ben 10 #3
Jason Henderson (w) • Gordon Purcell (a) • Eddie Nunez (c)
Ben 10's Omniverse universe-set high-seas adventure continues! Ben has joined forces with the heroic mer-people of TerraPisciss, but now the undersea kingdom is under threat from the forces of Ssserpent...!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Ben 10 #3—Subscription Variant
Jason Henderson (w) • Gordon Purcell (a) • key animation art (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A “key animation art” variant cover from the Ben 10 cartoon!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Mr. Peabody & Sherman #3 (of 4)
Sholly Fisch (w) • Jorge Monlogo (a) • Matt Kaufenberg (c)
Mister Peabody and Sherman are always happy to lend a paw in the name of science—whether it means splashing down in Archimedes' bathtub or dropping apples on Isaac Newton's head. But things really go off with a bang when the time-traveling duo head back to ancient China... and invent gunpowder!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Ties into the new DreamWorks Animation movie, hitting theaters in 2014!

Mr. Peabody & Sherman #3 (of 4)—Subscription Variant
Sholly Fisch (w) • Jorge Monlogo (a) • movie key art (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A “movie still” variant cover, from the upcoming DreamWorks Animation movie!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Mr. Peabody & Sherman #4 (of 4)
Sholly Fisch (w) • Jorge Monlogo (a) • Matt Kaufenberg (c)
All through history, love is in the air! At least, if Mister Peabody and Sherman can cure Shakespeare's writer's block and don't mention Cyrano's nose, that is. And if not... well, it's a good thing Mister Peabody is a handy dog with a sword!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Mr. Peabody & Sherman #4 (of 4)—Subscription Variant
Sholly Fisch (w) • Jorge Monlogo (a) • movie key art (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A “movie still” variant cover, from the upcoming DreamWorks Animation movie!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #198
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)
The March to RAH #200 Continues! As things heat up in Sierra Gordo, SCARLETT and SNAKE EYES race against the clock to save G.I. JOE’s HQ, The Pit, from the sinister grip of COBRA.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
ONLY 2 ISSUES LEFT UNTIL G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #200!
Variant Sketch Cover by Larry Hama!

G.I JOE: The Complete Collection, Vol. 4
Larry Hama (w) • Rod Whigham, Mark Bright, Bob Camp, Jeremy Dale, Frank Springer, Hama (a)
G.I. JOE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION presents the full run of original A Real American Hero stories, along with ½ issues, such as "A Bad Day At The Circus," into the proper reading order. Also, includes informative front matter by Mark W. Bellomo and issues notes.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 312 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-848-7
• Collects issues #34–45 of A Real American Hero.

G.I. JOE: Special Missions, Vol. 2
Chuck Dixon (w) • Will Rosado, S L Gallant, Jamal Igle (a) • Paul Gulacy (c)
When a COBRA satellite drops from space to crash in the Australian outback, Scarlett and the Special Missions team enters the race to retrieve it but the murderous, marauding, motorcycle maniacs who call themselves the Dreadnoks are in the neighborhood too, led by Zartan!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-847-0
• Collects issues #5–9.

G.I. Joe #12
Paul Allor (w) • Alex Cal, S L Gallant, Atilio Rojo, Nicole Virella (p) • Steve Kurth (c)
The Secret History of COBRA! In the aftermath of COBRA’s New York attack, BARONESS leads a new up-and-coming officer called SIREN around the world—and into the past! SIREN uncovers the secrets of the previous COBRA COMMANDERs—and comes face-to-face with the ruthless current one!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
An all-star line-up of G.I. JOE artists reveal the origins of previous COBRA COMMANDERS!
Writer Paul Allor (TMNT Micro-series: Shredder) reveals ancient COBRA secrets!
Variant Cover by Freddie Williams III!

G.I. Joe: Special Missions #11
Chuck Dixon (w) • Paul Gulacy (a) • Gulacy, Will Rosado (c)
Destro Must Die, Part Two! Copperback is on the loose! The Joes recruited the devious diva to lead them to Destro but the hunt turns into a chase across the globe with Destro's life on the line and a killer new B.A.T. program that will shift the balance of power to Cobra's favor.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Variant Cover by S L Gallant!

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #25: Dark Cybertron Part 6 (of 12)
James Roberts & John Barber (w) • Atilio Rojo, James Raiz, Livio Ramondelli (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
A HERO FALLS—AND ONE RETURNS! The struggle in the DEAD UNIVERSE heats up as ORION PAX—the ’bot who was once OPTIMUS PRIME—and RODIMUS struggle with the legacy of PRIMES! Meanwhile, the Lost Light is under attack in deep space—and SHOCKWAVE and the terrifying NECROTITAN threatens CYBERTRON!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
The biggest Transformers event in comic book history hits the mid point!
Variant Cover by Brendan Cahill!

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #25: Dark Cybertron Part 6 (of 12)—Subscription Variant
James Roberts & John Barber (w) • Atilio Rojo, James Raiz, Livio Ramondelli (a) • Phil Jimenez (c)
For subscription customers only, a special variant cover with art by Phil Jimenez!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #25: Dark Cybertron Part 7 (of 12)
John Barber & James Roberts (w) • Atilio Rojo, James Raiz, Livio Ramondelli (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
WHAT LIES BENEATH! ULTRA MAGNUS leads what’s left of the Lost Light crew deep into the last place they ever thought they’d be—and they find they last CYBERTRONIANS they ever expected to find! Meanwhile: MEGATRON versus GALVATRON: Round One!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Co-written by regular MTMTE writer James Roberts and RID writer John Barber!
Variant Cover by Andrew Griffith!

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #25: Dark Cybertron Part 7 (of 12)— Subscription Variant
John Barber & James Roberts (w) • Atilio Rojo, James Raiz, Livio Ramondelli (a) • Phil Jimenez (c)
For subscription customers only, a special variant cover with art by Phil Jimenez!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers Regeneration One #98
Simon Furman (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Andrew Wildman, Guidi (c)
INVASION! And it's the Autobots doing the invading! RODIMUS PRIME takes action, leading an armada into the heart of JHIAXUS' forces—but is he playing straight into the villain's hands? Plus, FORTRESS MAXIMUS re-enters the fray, but on whose side? Oh, and STARSCREAM's past comes back to haunt him… big time!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
The COUNTDOWN to the concluding #100 continues—only 3 issues remain!
Variant Cover by Geoff Senior!

Transformers: Regeneration One, Vol. 3
Simon Furman (w) • Andrew Wildman, Guido Guidi, Jeff Anderson, Stephen Baskerville, Casey W. Coller, Jose Delbo, Nick Roche, Geoff Senior (a) • Wildman (c)
The very fabric of the TRANSFORMERS’ universe begins to unravel, as huge and ancient cosmic forces take note of CYBERTRON’s (and the CYBERTRONIANS’) descent into chaos and anarchy.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-857-9
Collects issues #91–95 and the #0 issue.

Ghostbusters #12
Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Schoening, Ricardo Sanchez Arreola (c)
The end of the year is a hectic time for most businesses, and the Ghostbusters are no exception. Beset from all sides by a surge in spectral activity over this particularly busy season, they're looking forward to a little bit of a break once the new year hits. But recent supernatural symptoms shown by the City that Doesn't Sleep are coming to a head, and the Bogeyman has arrived to take the city's future! 
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Features the fourth of four interlocking covers by Dan Schoening, featuring fan-favorite characters, and the changing of the seasons! Happy Horror Days ends here!

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #8
Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank (a & c)
The biggest monster fight to grace the comic book page hits in this climactic issue! Lucy and Woods converge on the site of an epic monster brawl as the aliens launch a last ditch effort to rule the Earth!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Don’t miss the conclusion to many long-running plot threads in this epic issue!
Variant Cover by Jeff Zornow!

Magic: The Gathering – Theros #4 (of 5)
Jason Ciaramella (w) • Chris Evenhuis (a) • Anthony Francisco (c)
Dack Fayden remains in THEROS with his new artifact—a powerful gauntlet that holds many secrets. But those secrets may bring trouble to Dack’s doorstep… and the Planeswalker thief will have to face a foe unlike any other.
FC • 32 pages • $4.99
This issue includes an exclusive, alternate art playable Magic: The Gathering card!
Variant Cover by Martin Coccolo!

Dungeons & Dragons: Fell's Five
John Rogers (w) • Andrea Di Vito, Denis Medri, Horacio Domingues, Juanan, Guido Guidi, Vicente Alcazar, Nacho Arranz, Andres Ponce (a) • Di Vito (c)
Join Adric Fell, the halfling Bree Three-Hands, the dwarf Khal Khalundurrin, the tiefling Tisha Swornheart, and the elf Varis in a tale of high adventure and deep secrets. Collects all 15 issues of the Dungeons & Dragons series and also includes extras like comic and game adventures, character sheets, glossaries, and an art gallery.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 424 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-846-3

Half Past Danger
Stephen Mooney (w & a & c)
Summer, 1943, and in the midst of a war waged by monsters, Staff Sergeant Tommy “Irish” Flynn never expected to encounter a real one. But on a remote island in the South Pacific theatre, Flynn and his squad come face-to-fanged-face with creatures long thought dead! History meets Prehistory in this two-fisted race against time.
HC • FC • $29.99 • 200 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-849-4
“Half Past Danger is one of the most fun comics you will read. It’s a WWII movie with a dash of Indiana Jones.” –Comic Book Therapy

Red Light Properties—CERTIFIED COOL
Dan Goldman (w & a & c)
Welcome to Red Light Properties, a Miami Beach real estate agency run by schlubby shaman Jude Tobin and his success-starved wife Cecilia that specializes in selling previously-haunted houses… once they've removed the lingering spirits of their former occupants. From Eisner-nominated writer/artist Dan Goldman!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 200 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-741-1
“Goldman’s ghost stories made the hairs on the back of my neck prickle, while the bawdy slapstick interludes served only to lure me into dropping my guard for the next scare. Highly recommended." — Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing

Wild Blue Yonder #5 (of 6)
Mike Raicht, Austin Harrison (w) • Zach Howard (a & c) 
It’s all been building to this! The Judge has hunted down the Dawn, and now it’s a desperate fight for survival. Cola and Tug are each faced with heart-breaking decisions. Will they act in time? It’s the bloodiest, most grueling battle yet and the skies will rain with blood!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Wild Blue Yonder #5 (of 6)—Subscription Variant
Mike Raicht, Austin Harrison (w) • Zach Howard (a) • Paulius Zakaruskas (a & c) 
A special subscriber-only variant cover by Paulius Zakaruskas!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
This high-flying hit has been extended for another mega issue!

Triple Helix #4 (of 4)
John Byrne (w & a & c)
What do you do when everything you know turns out to be a lie—even that? The team faces the literal end of the world—and even the CONCLAVE may have arrived too late to help.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
All four issues’ regular covers combine to make one massive image!

Triple Helix #4 (of 4)—Subscription Variant
John Byrne (w & a & c)
John Byrne also provides this special Subscription Variant cover! Pre-order this action-packed image!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Deadworld: Restoration #2 (of 4)
Gary Reed (w) • Sami Makkonen (a & c)
Dan makes a prisoner of Deake, the crazed lunatic who claims he unleashed the supernatural holocaust, while Bowker is forced to come to Moloch for a trade as the Dead Killer hunts for the flesh-peeling creature known as Mosaic.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Deadworld: War of the Dead won the Ghastly Award for Best Miniseries of 2012!

Deadworld: Restoration #2 (of 4)—Subscription Variant
Gary Reed (w) • Sami Makkonen (a & c)
For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover from series artist Sami Makkonen!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Illegitimates #2 (of 6)
Taran Killam & Marc Andreyko (w) • Kevin Sharpe (a & c)
The Illegitimates are assembled and identities revealed as Dannikor's world-changing plot kicks into gear! Can these kids process their newly revealed parentage and, more importantly, get along long enough to embrace their legacies and save the planet from a zombified doom? And, hey, what about the Illegitimates' moms…?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Illegitimates #2—Subscription Variant
Taran Killam & Marc Andreyko (w) • Kevin Sharpe (a) • Jerry Ordway (c)
For your subscription customers’ eyes only… a variant cover from the inimitable Jerry Ordway!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Purgatory #1 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT
Joe Halpin Sr. (w) • Juanfrancisco Guerrero (a & c)
In a surreal setting where a red sky burns bright and the blanket of night brings a terror known only as the Dark Souls, ex-cop Jake Ryan struggles to make sense of his surroundings. Purgatory is a story that weaves a rich tapestry of loyalty, lust, intrigue and betrayal as beggars, thieves, priests, and murderers all vie for power in a world that rewards the bold and enslaves the weak.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
An all-new creation from Joe Halpin Sr., writer on TV’s Hawaii Five-O!

Indestructible #2 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT
Jeff Kline (w) • Javi Garron & Salvi Garcia (a) • Jose Lopez (c)
Everyone has questions for Greg Pincus, the world’s newest—and most accidental—superhero. But if Greg thought dealing with groupies, paparazzi, and the po-po was maddening, wait until he meets the self-important, sniping League of Defenders!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Indestructible #2—Subscription Variant
Jeff Kline (w) • Javi Garron & Salvi Garcia (a) • Bernard Chang (c)
For subscription customers only… enlist at your local comic shop! A variant cover from Bernard Chang!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Steve Canyon, Vol. 4: 1953–1954
Milton Caniff (w & a & c)
Volume 4 of The Complete Steve Canyon opens with Steve as the newly minted Light Colonel bringing the jet age to the town of Indian Cape—and the natives are after an old friend’s scalp! Can Steve and new sidekick Pipper the Piper find a way to still an entire town’s wrath? Canyon encounters old friends throughout 1953 and into 1954: Princess Snowflower, the irascible Dogie Hogan, and the leader of a band of Hooligans on horseback. Of course, there are girls, girls, girls—Herself Muldoon, Summer Olson, plus Miss Mizzou, still wearing that trench coat! Then Steve looks up the Indexes, and the sparks really start to fly near the top of the world!
HC • PC • $49.99 • 336 pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-855-5

Calico Horses and the Patchwork Trail
Lorraine Turner (w & c)
When the Spirit of Horse speaks to a ten-year-old girl through her dreams and calico patches magically appear as if from nowhere, the residents of Saddlecrest, Nevada have a genuine mystery on their hands. In the center of it all is Carrie, a girl whose life is ripped apart by divorce and a move from New Jersey. With her new friend Milla, she tries to decipher what her dreams mean and what she can do to help.
TPB • FC • $12.99 • 328 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-837-1
Motivational speaker and author/illustrator Lorraine Turner is a two-time Emmy Award winner!

Kiss Kids
Chris Ryall & Tom Waltz (w) • Jose Holder (a & c)
Presenting the adventures of Li’l Demon, Starchild, Catkid, and Spacey… the KISS Kids gang! This rockin’ new comic offers adventures for all ages (and many in-jokes and familiar characters for the KISS faithful, too). No blood or fire here, just laughs and fun tales of the little costumed maniacs and the crazy town in which they live. Also features an all-new introduction from the ageless Gene “Lil Demon” Simmons and Paul “Starchild” Stanley!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-852-4

Popeye Classics #18
Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)
Good fortune is coming your way when you snag the new Popeye Classics comic book! Yes,  a cool old-skool comic that adults and kids can both enjoy. Bud Sagendorf's genius action and wackness in "The Box", "Kitty,Kitty", "The Tunnel" and a hilarious Wimpy comic "Duck Dinner". Oh, and a special non-Popeye story, "Sammy Bug's Big Leap!"…and MORE! 
FC • 52 pages • $3.99
Variant Cover by Sarah Hensley!

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #5
Phil Hester (w) • Roger Robinson (a & c)
The hunt for the hidden Judgment Towers between T.H.U.N.D.E.R. and The Subterraneans takes a twist when a mysterious third organization makes a play for the alien artifacts. Lightning receives some sobering new,s and a powerful new recruit named John Janus appears, but will he join the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents or destroy them?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #5—Subscription Variant
Phil Hester (w) • Roger Robinson (a) • Andrew Currie (c)
For subscription customers only, a thunderous variant cover by Andrew Currie!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Sinister Dexter #2 (of 7)
Dan Abnett (w) • Andy Clarke (a) • Antonio Fuso (c)
Ramone and Finn arrive in Mangapore to procure new employment from the Yakuza, only to find themselves the target of his two best assasins—Finn’s ex-wife and her poly-metal synthetic sidekick! All-new cover by Cobra artist Antonio Fuso!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Sinister Dexter #2—Subscription Variant
Dan Abnett (w) • Andy Clarke (a & c)
This explosive variant subscription cover features artwork by Sinister Dexter artist Andy Clarke!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Other Dead #5 (of 6)
Joshua Ortega & Digger T. Mesch (w) • Qing Ping Mui (a) • Sam Shearon (c)
After barely surviving the storm, the President, Tommy, and the other survivors are trapped inside Chet Wayne’s house just as the undead night begins to fall!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Variant “Zombie Chimpanzee” Cover by Shane Pierce!

The Other Dead #5 (of 6)—Subscription Variant
Joshua Ortega & Digger T. Mesch (w) • Qing Ping Mui (a) • Kevin Eastman (c)
For subscription customers only, a zombie animal variant cover by the one and only Kevin Eastman!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rio: The Complete Collection
Doug Wildey (w & a & c)
Rio was Doug Wildey's masterpiece, a Western hero unlike any ever seen before in comics. Collected in its entirety in a single volume, this book presents all of Wildey's published Rio stories, as well as two new graphic novellas.
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 288 pages • 8” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-808-1

Torpedo, Vol. 5
Enrique Sanchez Abuli (w) • Jordi Bernet (a & c)
Abuli and Bernet's masterpiece is a darkly humorous exploration of the criminal underbelly in 1930s New York City. Abuli's distinctive narrative builds the story over time and Bernet's masterful renditions of Torpedo and the city he inhabits are stunningly cinematic.
TPB • B&W • $17.99 • 144 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-801-2

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