"Skylanders," "Edward Scissorhands" & "October Faction" Arrive in IDW's October 2014 Solicitations

Wed, July 16th, 2014 at 4:58am PDT | Updated: July 22nd, 2014 at 11:58am

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CBR News Team, Editor
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IDW Publishing has released solicitation information and images for new comics and products shipping in October 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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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #1 (of 4)—GEM OF THE MONTH
Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)
When a new invention goes haywire, the Turtles are sent to a whole new type of New York City. One with a whole lot more ghosts... and Ghostbusters! The two teams will have to learn to get along quickly, because a new foe from the Turtles past has followed them and aims to conquer NYC!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters (1 of 4)—Subscription Variant
Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • T-Rex Jones (c)
For subscription customers only…a variant cover from T-Rex Jones!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The epic crossover that fans demanded!
From the minds of both series’ writers!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #39
Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Mateus Santolouco (a) • Santolouco, Eastman (c)
The ranks of Hob’s gang are growing, and two other mutants want in... Bebop & Rocksteady!! Will they imperil the Turtles’ wary alliance with Hob? And just what the heck are Don and Harold busy building? Read on to find out!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Variant Cover by Ulises Farinas!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #16
Matt Manning, Bobby Curnow (w) • Chad Thomas, Dario Brizuela (a) • Dario Brizuela (c)
This issue finds the Turtles going on some of their craziest adventures yet! Be it outrunning villains bent on their destruction, or navigating the perils of friendship, the Turtles have their hands full!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Variant Cover by Dave Alvarez!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 9: Monsters, Misfits, and Madmen
Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Mateus Santolouco (a & c)
The Turtles return to New York to find a city in Shredder’s grip. Donatello seeks help from his cranky friend Harold, Raphael and Michelangelo pay a visit to Old Hob, and Leonardo and Splinter plan for a coming war.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-132-9
Collects issues #33–36.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Legends: Soul's Winter by Michael Zulli
Michael Zulli (w & a & c)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Legends collects legendary full storylines and multi-part work from legendary TMNT contributors to the Mirage run, into special edition hardcovers. This volume re-presents Michael Zulli's dark, psychological trilogy "Soul's Winter," colored for the first time and also includes Zulli’s stand-alone stories "A Splinter in the Eye of God," "O-Deed," and "Failed Instant."
HC • FC • $24.99 • 104 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-051-3
Oversized Hardcover!

Godzilla: Cataclysm #3
Cullen Bunn (w) • Dave Wachter (a & c)
Hiroshi’s tribe debates how to best avert the wraith of the rising monster, unaware that they may have already brought doom upon themselves! As monsters battle in the skies above, the choice Hiroshi makes will have profound affects on the future of humanity!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla: Cataclysm #3 (of 5)—Subscription Variant
Cullen Bunn (w) • Dave Wachter (a) • Bob Eggleton (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #17
Chris Mowry (w) • Jeff Zornow (a & c)
Government experiments with new forms of energy bring unintended consequences... in the form of SpaceGodzilla! Before he returns to Earth, he’ll have to do battle with an unexpected foe! Meanwhile, Godzilla has his hands full with a monster he’s never fought before!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #17—Subscription Variant
Chris Mowry (w) • Jeff Zornow (a)• Matt Frank (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Skylanders #1 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT
Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • David Baldeon, Mike Bowden & Various (a) • Fico Ossio (c)
The smash-hit videogame and toy sensation, Skylanders, makes its comic book debut this fall! This all-new series will focus on fan-favorite characters and features stories tying directly into the videogames that cannot be found anywhere else!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Skylanders #1 (of 5)—Subscription Variant
Ron Marz (w) • David Baldeon, Mike Bowden & Various (a) • Mike Bowden (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Skylanders is one of the Top 20 best-selling video games of all-time in just 2 years!
Skylanders figures outsold all top action-figure lines worldwide for two years running!
Available as comics and/or hardcover collection!
Featuring stories by fan-favorite writer, Ron Marz!
Variant Cover by Sean Galloway!

Skylanders: The Kaos Trap—SPOTLIGHT
Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • Mike Bowden, David Baldeón, and more (a) • Fico Ossio (c)
The #1 kids videogame and hottest-selling toy, SKYLANDERS, is coming to your bookshelf in all-new comic book adventures! Join fan-favorite characters Spyro, Stealth Elf, Trigger Happy, and more in these original, never-before-seen stories that tie directly into the videogames.
HC • FC • $9.99 • 80 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-141-1
• Skylanders is one of the Top 20 best-selling video games of all-time in just 2 years!
Skylanders figures outsold all top action-figure lines worldwide for two years running!

Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #2
Eric Shanower (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
Betrayal and a kiss! Scratchy clothes and the threat of a tea party! Nemo just wants to get away from Slumberland—and his wish may come true when the insufferable Flip brings the sun to melt it all. Can this already be the final adventure in this exciting new vision of Winsor McCay’s classic comic strip?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #2—Subscription Variant
Eric Shanower (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a) • Eric Shanower (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Edward Scissorhands #1 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT
Kate Leth (w) • Drew Rausch (a) • Gabriel Rodriguez (c)
An all-new adventure revisiting Edward Scissorhands two decades after the end of the fan-favorite movie!
In castle just outside a sleepy suburban town, a brilliant inventor created Edward Scissorhands…but left him tragically unfinished. Two generations of exile have left Edward digging through abandoned experiments, but once he wakes up a creature left buried, he discovers he isn't the only one missing a vital piece. As Edward tries to fix a grave mistake, he comes face to face with a teenage girl who was sure he was only myth... despite the stories her grandmother told her, about the man she could never touch.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Edward Scissorhands #1 (of 5)—Subscription Variant
Kate Leth (w) • Drew Rausch (a) • Gabriel Hardman (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The cult classic returns with ALL-NEW tales from New York Times best-selling author Kate Leth and art from the amazing Drew Rausch!
Cover by Locke & Key/Little Nemo superstar, Gabriel Rodriguez!

Samurai Jack #13
Jim Zub (w) • Andy Suriano, Ethen Beavers (a) • Suriano (c)
Weak and exhausted, the fugitive samurai known only as "Jack" is running out of hope. Will anyone come to his aid or is this the end of his lifelong mission? The "Quest of the Broken Blade" storyline kicks into high gear!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Samurai Jack #13—Subscription Variant
Jim Zub (w) • Andy Suriano, Ethen Beavers (a) • Genndy Tartakovsky (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Samurai Jack, Vol. 2: The Scotsman's Curse
Jim Zub (w) • Brittney Williams, Andy Suriano, Ethen Beavers, Andy Kuhn (a) • Andy Suriano (c)
Jack's journey to return to his own time continues as he teams up with old pal, the Scotsman! Plus, a battle with a foe that controls the forces of gravity, and Aku sends an opponent who unravels the thoughts and memories that make Jack a samurai.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-131-2
Collects issues #5–10.

Ben 10 Classics, Vol. 3
Matt Wayne, Charlotte Fullerton, Amy Wolfram, Robbie Busch, Jason Hall, Jake Black, Arie Kaplan, Merrill Hagan, Matthew Lehosit (w) • Rob Haynes, Mark Cavallaro, Min S. Ku (a) • Ethen Beavers (c)
The adventures continue with stories featuring Ben 10 Alien Force. Volume 3 presents the comics from Cartoon Network Action Pack issues #27–46.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-122-0

Dexter’s Laboratory, Vol. 1: Dee’s Day
Derek Fridolfs (w) • Ryan Jampole (a & c)
Everyone's favorite boy-genius returns to comics! Dexter has reached the pinnacle of his greatest scientific experiment—one that will gift him with infinite clarity and superhuman intellect beyond all mankind. But with every precaution in place, will he be able to finish it before his meddling sister Dee Dee ruins everything… AGAIN?
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-049-0
“Fans of the show are sure to love it not just for its amazing content, but for the attention to detail regarding the world of Dexter that the creative team has clearly demonstrated.” –Geeked Out Nation

Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War! #5 (of 6)
Louise Simonson (w) • Derek Charm (a & c)
With the fate of worlds depending on them, destroying robots—even the powerful Doppelgangers—isn’t cutting it! Now Samurai Jack, Ben 10, the Powerpuff Girls, and Dexter battle Aku and his League of Extraordinary Villains! The wild cards in this conflict? The unlikely team-up of Mojo Jojo and Ed, Edd, n’ Eddy!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War! #5 (of 6)—Subscription Variant
Louise Simonson (w) • Derek Charm (a) • Troy Little (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• All your favorite Cartoon Network characters in one epic six-issue mini-series!
Variant Cover by Erica Henderson!

Super Secret Crisis War!: Cow & Chicken #1—SPOTLIGHT
Jim Zub, Louise Simonson (w) • Jorge Monlongo, Derek Charm (a) • Monlongo (c)
Cow's strange new robotic visitor from parts unknown has Chicken feeling overlooked and ignored. Our foul-tempered fowl is looking for options and the Red Guy is more than happy to oblige...
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Super Secret Crisis War!: Cow & Chicken #1—Subscription Variant
Jim Zub, Louise Simonson (w) • Jorge Monlongo, Derek Charm (a) Ethen Beavers (c)
A special connecting cover – collect all 5 subscription variant covers of the Super Secret Crisis War one-shots, they make one HUGE image!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The fourth of five one-shots tying directly into the Super Secret Crisis War!
Variant Cover by Andrew Kolb!

Angry Birds Comics #5
Paul Tobin (w) • Thomas Cabellic & Various (a) • Paco Rodriques (c)
Eisner-award winning writer, Paul Tobin, continues to fly high in this issue, featuring two brand-new stories sure to have you flocking to the comic shop for more!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Angry Birds Comics #5—Subscription Variant
Paul Tobin (w) • Thomas Cabellic & Various (a) • Jarrod Gecek (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Number one best-selling iOS app of all time!
Over 2 billion downloads. That’s a lot of flying birds and bruised pigs!

Angry Birds Comics, Vol. 1: Welcome to the Flock
Jeff Parker, Paul Tobin (w) • Paco Rodriques, Corrado Mastantuono, David Baldeon (a) • Paco Rodriguez (c)
Join Eisner-nominated creators Jeff Parker and Paul Tobin as they lead the flock through wild adventures across the birds’ island home. The Angry Birds are on the move by air, land, and sea in this exciting volume that collects the first four issues of the series!
HC • FC • $9.99 • 80 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-090-2
The first four issues of Angry Birds Comics, collected for only $9.99, and in hardcover!

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #24
Jeremy Whitley (w) • Brenda Hickey (a) • Hickey, Amy Mebberson (c)
Discord knows Fluttershy loves animals, so decides to take her and the Cutie Mark Crusaders on a trip through time so they can see some of the amazing animals of Equestria’s past! Unfortunately, some of them aren’t so friendly. And Discord CAN remember how to get back home... right?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Variant Cover by Jennifer L. Meyer!

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #10
Christina Rice (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)
Fluttershy gets an unexpected visit from the most aggressive guy around, Iron Will! Can Fluttershy teach the minotaur the benefits of a more gentle demeanor?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #10—Subscription Variant
Christina Rice (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony Omnibus, Vol. 1
Katie Cook, Heather Nuhfer (w) • Andy Price, Amy Mebberson (a) • Tony Fleecs (c)
Welcome to Ponyville, home of Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, and all of their friends. The ponies find out what the power of friendship can do in these tales of high adventure and funny mishaps.
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 280 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-140-4
Collects the first 12 issues of Friendship is Magic in one big volume!

Locke & Key, Vol. 6: Alpha & Omega TPB—SPOTLIGHT
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
It took two lifetimes and countless victims, but Lucas "Dodge" Caravaggio has his terrible prize at last: the key that will open The Black Door. The final tragedy unfolds... a confrontation between decency and hate in the caverns a hundred feet beneath Keyhouse, at the threshold of an evil kept for generations under lock and key.
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 192 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-144-2
The final trade paperback of the award-winning series is here!

Locke & Key TPB Slipcase Set Holiday Edition
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
Unlock the mysteries of Keyhouse! Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez's extraordinary tale of the Locke family is collected in its entirely in this handsome slipcase set. Includes all six softcover volumes of the Locke & Key series. A perfect gift for the comic reader in your life.
TPB w/slipcase • FC • $99.99 • 984 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-139-8
All Six Volumes!

Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate #1—SPOTLIGHT
Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Sarah Stone (c)
Evil, meet my sword! Sword, meet evil! Generations have passed since the original Heroes of Baldur's Gate saved the city and the Realms. Now a new threat rises and an unlikely group of misfits are thrust into adventure with MINSC, the legendary Ranger do-gooder with a heart of gold, brain of lead, and hamster of pronounced wisdom.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate #1—Subscription Variant
Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• A new D&D comic series launching alongside Wizards of the Coast’s Dungeons & Dragons next edition game system, supported by an extensive ad campaign across multiple media platforms.
The Baldur's Gate video games are the most popular and best-selling representation of the D&D brand of all time, enjoyed by millions of players.
Writer Jim Zub has a loyal fantasy and game readership built up through comic titles that include Skullkickers, Samurai Jack, Exalted, Pathfinder, Street Fighter, and Red Sonja.

V-Wars #6
Jonathan Maberry (w) • Marco Turini (a) • Ryan Brown (c)
Big Dog and V-8 are the top gunslingers in the escalating battle with vampire terrorists. But the hunt for a new and intensely brutal species of bloodsucker puts them in the crosshairs of the world’s most dangerous special operative: Joe Ledger. NY Times bestseller Jonathan Maberry brings the hero of his internationally popular series of weird science thrillers into the thick of the hunt!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

V-Wars #6—Subscription Variant
Jonathan Maberry (w) • Marco Turini (a) • Alan Robinson (c)
For subscription customers only…a vicious, vampire variant cover from regular series artist, Alan Robinson!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• By New York Times best-selling author, Jonathan Maberry!
New story arc! Perfect jump-on point.
First appearance of Joe Ledger in comics!
Featuring art by guest-artist, Marco Turini. (Cyber Force, Legends of the Dark Knight)

V-Wars #1 Hundred Penny Press Edition
Jonathan Maberry (w) • Alan Robinson (a) • Ryan Brown (c)
Just in time for the second big story arc, get the story where it all started for only a buck! But be forewarned, there are no “sparkling” vampires in this world…
FC • 32 pages • $1.00

V-Wars, Vol. 1: Crimson Queen—SPOTLIGHT
Jonathan Maberry (w) • Alan Robinson (a) • Ryan Brown (c)
V-Wars is set in a world transformed by a global pandemic caused by a millennia-old virus that, once triggered, affects individuals differently depending on their DNA. The result is vampires as unique as their cultures, a response from unaffected humans like never before, and a story that is old-school, scary and complicated.
Springing from the mind of New York Times best-selling author, Jonathan Maberry, this collection begins a non-stop thrill ride of action, horror, and suspense!
TPB • FC • $9.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-063-6
“Jonathan Maberry creates the freshest vampire lore I've ever experienced.” –Bree Ogden, Comics Bulletin
The first five issues of the runaway hit series, collected for the special low price of $9.99! If you’ve wanted to check out V-Wars, but missed the first couple sold out issues, here’s where to check it out, just in time for the second big story arc!

Rot & Ruin #2
Jonathan Maberry (w) • Tony Vargas (a) • Alex Ronald (c)
The dead rose, we fell. The zombie apocalypse happened fifteen years ago, when Benny Imura was just a baby. Now he and his friends are witnessing the horrors of what happened to the world after doomsday. NY Times best-selling author and multiple Bram Stoker award-winner, Jonathan Maberry, continues an all-new tale set in the world of the Rot & Ruin!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rot & Ruin #2—Subscription Variant
Jonathan Maberry (w) • Tony Vargas (a) • Robert Sacchetto (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Official new stories set in the hit Rot & Ruin prose novel series!
Part two of the five part arc Warrior Smart, tying directly into the novels!
Written by multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, Jonathan Maberry!

The October Faction #1—SPOTLIGHT
Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)
The creative team behind Monster & Madman would like to introduce you to the ongoing adventures of retired monster-hunter Frederick Allan and his family… which include a thrill-killer, a witch, and a warlock. Because sometimes crazy is the glue that binds a family together.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The October Faction #1—Subscription Variant
Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• From the creative team behind the smash-hit sold out Monster & Madman!

Joe Kubert’s Enemy Ace: Artist’s Edition—SPOTLIGHT
Bob Kanigher (w) • Joe Kubert (a & c)
In 1968, Bob Kanigher and Joe Kubert launched a new kind of war book, one that showed military conflicts from the other side of the coin. Thought by many to be Kubert's most powerful work, Enemy Ace told the story of a World War I flyer who had a keen sense of honor and deep-rooted nobility. Kubert took this new concept and rose to the challenge. Today Enemy Ace remains one of Kubert's great achievements. Collecting Star Spangled War Stories #139, 140, 141, 142 144 (and added bonuses!), this Artist's Edition will be beautiful from top to bottom!
HC • BW • $75.00 net discount item • 152 Pages • 12” x 17” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-166-4
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 November release!

G.I. Joe #2
Karen Traviss (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Jeffrey Veregge (c)
THE FALL OF G.I. JOE! Scarlett’s last chance to save the G.I. JOE team’s existence is threatened on all sides—the U.S. government, shady spy organizations, two warring factions in a nation in the throes of civil war… plus the benevolent peace-keeping forces of Cobra?!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe #2—Subscription Variant
Karen Traviss (w) • Steve Kurth (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Bold new era continues with superstar writer Karen Traviss (Halo, Gears of War, Star Wars: Republic Commando)!
SCARLETT commands the G.I. JOE team!
The world will always need the G.I. JOE team—right?!
Ask your retailer about the David Williams variant cover, connecting to variants for issues 1, 3 and 4!

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #207
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)
Crimson Guard members have been infiltrating the nation for months now… and Cobra Commander prepares to spring his plan on an unsuspecting G.I. JOE!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Variant Cover by Larry Hama!

G.I JOE: The Complete Collection, Vol. 6
Larry Hama (w) • Rod Whigham, Herb Trimpe, Ron Wagner, Mike Zeck, Dennis Janke, Todd McFarlane, Marshall Rogers (a) • N/A (c)
G.I. JOE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION presents the full run of original G.I. JOE comics in proper reading order. Includes an introduction by Mark W. Bellomo, issue notes, and vehicle profiles.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 312 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-124-4
Collects issues #54–61 of A REAL AMERICAN HERO, #3–5 of SPECIAL MISSIONS, and YEARBOOK #3.

Transformers VS G.I. JOE #4
Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c)
THE WAR AT HOME! But whose home—and whose war?! Interstellar war has never been so cosmic! The G.I. JOE team faces the TRANSFORMERS—on Earth and Cybertron. Plus—just in time for Halloween… meet the OCTOBER GUARD!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers VS G.I. Joe #4—Subscription Variant
Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a) • Riley Rossmo (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The biggest crossover the cosmos has ever faced JUST KEEPS GETTING BIGGER!!!
Ask your retailer about the Tom Scioli connecting variant cover! Connects with the variants for #2 & #3 creating one big piece!

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #34
James Roberts (w) • Atilio Rojo (a) • Brendan Cahill (c)
THE DILEMMA! On a planet dedicated to Right and Wrong, four damaged AUTOBOTS must make an impossible choice: kill or cure? Whatever they decide, their lives will never be the same.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #34—Subscription Variant
James Roberts (w) • Atilio Rojo (a) • Nick Roche (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• A character-intense prelude to next month’s ELEGANT CHAOS event!
30th Anniversary Variant Cover by Ken Christiansen!

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #34
John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Andrew Griffith (a)
THE ENIGMA! At last… the secret origins of CYBERTRON’s golden age are revealed to OPTIMUS PRIME—and what he learns changes everything about the AUTOBOTS’ mission on Earth!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #34—Subscription Variant
John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The greatest secret in AUTOBOT history? Or the greatest secret anywhere? You decide!
30th Anniversary Variant Cover by Ken Christiansen!

Transformers: Primacy #3 (of 4)
Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a & c)
CYBERTRON AT WAR! The giant city-sized Titans, METROPLEX and TRYPTICON, battle on a scale the universe has never seen—and the destruction they leave in their wake leaves CYBERTRON ready for the DECEPTICONS to strike!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Primacy #3 (of 4)—Subscription Variant
Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Sarah Stone (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The End of the Beginning of the TRANSFORMERS Saga!
The early, brutal days of the war for CYBERTRON
30th Anniversary Variant Cover by Ken Christiansen!

Transformers: Windblade
Mairghread Scott (w) • Sarah Stone (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
In the aftermath of DARK CYBERTRON, WINDBLADE takes the planet by storm! But where did she come from—and what does her secret mean to the future of the TRANSFORMERS?
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-052-0
“Sarah Stone’s art brings new life to Transformers!” –Unleash The Fanboy

Borderlands: The Fall of Fyrestone #4
Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a & c)
The hit comic based on the hit video game continues! Outgunned and outmanned, Roland, Lilith, Mordecai, and Brick will use everything at their disposal to save the city of Fyrestone. But like all battles, what will the cost of victory be? Sit tight for a shocker of a finale in the last issue of this arc.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Borderlands: The Fall of Fyrestone #4—Subscription Variant
Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Jose Holder (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Written by the original game writer, Mikey Neumann, with art by the fantastic Agustin Padilla, this is one Borderlands adventure you don't want to miss!"

Silent Hill Downpour: Anne’s Story #3 (of 4)
Tom Waltz (w) • Tristan Jones (a & c)
An all-new tale spinning directly out of the hit 2012 video game Silent Hill Downpour and featuring fan-favorite characters from Silent Hill lore! Written by Downpour writer Tom Waltz.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Silent Hill Downpour: Anne’s Story #3 (of 4)—Subscription Variant
Tom Waltz (w) • Tristan Jones (a) • Ilya Kuvshinov (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Hero Comics 2014—CERTIFIED COOL
Sam Kieth, Mike Grell, and more (w & a) • Sam Kieth, J. Scott Campbell (c)
Another great all-star one-shot to benefit The Hero Initiative, the charity that helps comic-book creators in times of great need. Sam Kieth provides an all-new Maxx story, his first in nearly 20 years; Mike Grell takes us on a journey with his classic creation, Jon Sable, Freelance. There will also be several "Hero in action" one-page stories, featuring real-life events where Hero Initiative made differences in comic creators lives!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Featuring the first new Sam Kieth Maxx story in nearly 20 years! And, a brand-new Jon Sable story from Mike Grell!
All proceeds go to the Hero Initiative!

Killogy Halloween Special one-shot—CERTIFIED COOL
Alan Robert (w & a & c)
The critically acclaimed horror/comedy and soon-to-be animated series is back with a vengeance with a special Halloween one-shot! Devilocked horror punk Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein (formerly of the Misfits) stomps through the apocalypse like you’ve never seen him before! Written and illustrated by rock star-turned-comics creator Alan Robert (Crawl to Me), this issue also includes a 10-page first look at his much-anticipated miniseries The Shunned One, coming soon!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Guest-starring former Misfits horror-punk Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein!

Star Trek #38
Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a & c)
The STAR TREK event of 2014 continues in Part 4 of “The Q Gambit!” Captain Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise find themselves in a true no-win scenario thanks to the mischievous Q! Trapped in a dark future, at the mercy of the mighty Dominion, this adventure might prove to be their last! Don't miss this all-new story produced in association with STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #38—Subscription Variant
Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a) • Kira Photo (c)
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Star Trek: Harlan Ellison®’s City on the Edge of Forever #5 (of 5)
Harlan Ellison, Scott Tipton & David Tipton (w) • J.K. Woodward (a) • Juan Ortiz (c)
The final act of Harlan Ellison’s Hugo and WGA Award-winning Star Trek teleplay! Is James T. Kirk willing to sacrifice the woman he loves, to save the universe as he knows it?! You may have seen the episode, but you only think you know how it ends! From the mind of literary legend Harlan Ellison!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Harlan Ellison, Scott Tipton & David Tipton (w) • J.K. Woodward (a) • Paul Shipper (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: New Visions: “Cry Vengeance”
John Byrne (writer, artist & photo-manipulation)
John Byrne continues his new Star Trek photonovel adventures with two tales for the price of one, as the crew of the Starship: Enterprise faces a menace three millions years in the making, plus something more recent but no less deadly. Presenting a follow-up to the classic episode "The Doomsday Machine," as well as “Robot,” a brand-new tale of murder and mystery.
FC • 48 pages • $7.99 •

Star Trek: New Visions TPB—SPOTLIGHT
John Byrne (w & photo-manipulation & c)
John Byrne presents all-new TOS episodes like you've never seen them before! Including the 2013 photonovel Annual, “Strange New Worlds,” as well as the feature-length stories “The Mirror Cracked,” and "Time’s Echo"–done in all-new fumetti style by one of the greatest living comic book artists!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-039-1
“This is the (Yes, I’m putting the article in italics for emphasis) Star Trek item of the year.” –SciFiPulse.net

The X-Files: Season 10 #17
Joe Harris (w) • Colin Lorimer (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)
“Immaculate,” Part 2 of 2: An abortion clinic bombing has led Scully and Mulder to investigate a right-wing extremist group helmed by a teenage girl who claims to hear the voice of God in her head. But her actions are far from heavenly... Plus, a special guest star you’ll never see coming!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Joe Harris (w) • Colin Lorimer (a) • photo (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
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Another horrific “Monster of the Month” issue!
With a surprise guest star that you’ll never see coming!

The X-Files: Year Zero #4 (of 5)
Karl Kesel (w) • Vic Malhotra, Greg Scott (a) • Carlos Valenzuela (c)
Prophetic messages to the FBI from a mysterious “Mr. Zero” have convinced Mulder that it is the same otherworldly entity that led to the establishment of “the X-Files”!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Karl Kesel (w) • Vic Malhotra, Greg Scott (a) • Robert Hack (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Judge Dredd #24
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • David Stoupakis (c)
“Black Light District, conclusion”—It’s on! Hang on to your wigs and keys, citizens—here comes the no-holds-barred brawl between Dredd and Judge Death you’ve been waiting for… and this bloody you-know-what match will leave both changed forever!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Judge Dredd #24—Subscription Variant
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • John Charles (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Leads directly into the landmark 25th issue of Judge Dredd—this is an installment you won’t want to miss!

Judge Dredd: Anderson, Psi-Division #3
Matt Smith (w) • Carl Critchlow (a) • Matt Haley (c)
In an all-new adventure from Cassandra Anderson’s early days in Psi-Division, writer Matt Smith and artist Carl Critchlow present “King of the Six Sectors.” The theft of Cursed Earth artifacts has led Anderson deep into the swamplands near Texas City, where she grapples with mutant creatures and a heart of darkness... Plus, Judge Dredd!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Matt Smith (w) • Carl Critchlow (a) • Mimi Yoon (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Variant Cover by Nick Percival!

Rogue Trooper Classics #6 (of 8)
Gerry Finley-Day (w) • Brett Ewins, Eric Bradbury, Cam Kennedy, Colin Wilson (a) • John McCrea (c)
The adventures of the only surviving Genetic Infantryman continue! In this issue, take in the finale of “Bagman Blues,” meet the oddball “Body Looters,” and begin the epic “All Hell on the Dix-I Front”!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rogue Trooper Classics #6—Subscription Variant
Gerry Finley-Day (w) • Brett Ewins, Eric Bradbury, Cam Kennedy, Colin Wilson (a) • Gibbons (c)
For subscription customers only... a variant cover by Dave Gibbons!
• This issue features fan-favorites Mister Bland and Mister Brass!
Plus, the classic epic “All Hell on the Dix-I Front” starts here!

Red Light Properties, Vol. 2: Under Water
Dan Goldman (w & a & c)
The acclaimed creator-owned series by Dan Goldman returns in this second volume following Miami’s best husband/wife-owned exorcism-and-real-estate agency! Navigating tropical days (and scary nights) filled with the ghosts of kidnapped children, swinger pool orgies, and missing fathers, will Red Light Properties find a way to keep both the business and family afloat… or will their first taste of success sink them for good?
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • 10.187” x 6.625” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-130-5
“Made the hairs on the back of my neck prickle… highly recommended.” –Cory Doctorow, review of Vol. 1

The Last Fall #4 (of 5)
Tom Waltz (w) • Casey Maloney (a & c)
IDW’s original sci-fi/military drama continues! Marcus Fall has survived his bloody brush with death and finds himself peacefully healing both physically and emotionally. But when a dark secret is revealed about his own people, will the killing machine that smolders deep inside him be reignited again?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Last Fall #4 (of 5)—Subscription Variant
Tom Waltz (w) • Casey Maloney (a) • Jose Holder (c)
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Star Slammers: Re-mastered! #8
Walter Simonson (w & a & c)
Buckle up for explosive conclusion of the re-colored Star Slammers series by Walter Simonson!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Each page of art has been scanned from Simonson's personal archives to ensure the finest reproduction!
Completely re-mastered and re-colored!

The Squidder #4 (of 4)
Ben Templesmith (w & a & c)
The final chapter. You can't keep a good squid down. Well, maybe you can—it's one last shot for humanity and, as it turns out, possibly the entire universe. This is either the end or a new beginning, and only the Squidder himself can decide.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Ben Templesmith (w & a) • Wayshak (c)
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The Maxx: Maxximized #12
Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)
Up on a roof-top, an alienated boy named Harry seeks out Mr. Gone to learn how he might gain power. Meanwhile, Maxx breaks into Gone's lair and is distraught by clues on a series of tapes Gone made for Sarah. Back on the roof, Gone's advice for Harry meets with disastrous results—for Mr. Gone.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Featuring an all-new cover by Sam Kieth!

The Maxx: Maxximized #12—Subscription Variant
Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Kill Shakespeare: Backstage Edition, Vol. 1 Oversized Hardcover
Anthony Del Col, Conor McCreery (w) • Andy Belanger (a) • (c)
Collects the entirety of the first 12-issue arc of the award-winning series in one gorgeous hardcover volume. Filled with never before seen art, sketches, a brand new back-up story, and fun annotations by top Shakespeare scholars, this edition is a must-have for both fans of the series and those looking for a thrilling new comics adventure.

HC • FC • $49.99 • 344 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-851-7
“Gripping, violent, and dark fun, even if you’re not fully versed in Shakespearean lore.” –The New York Times

Batman: The Silver Age Newspaper Comics, Vol. 2: 1968-1969—SPOTLIGHT
Whitney Ellsworth (w) • Joe Giella, Al Plastino (a) • Pete Poplaski (c)
In this second volume, produced in partnership with DC Entertainment, Batman’s rare 1960s newspaper adventures continue. Will Batman and Robin survive the double-dealings of Madame Zodiac, not to mention the redoubtable Blue Max? If so, can the Caped Crusader then survive being trapped on an island with an atomic time bomb beneath him? Can his friend Superman save him when the Man of Steel might not be able to save himself? Can Aquaman come to rescue them both? The answers to these questions—and many more—are in this breathtaking Bat-Volume.
HC • PC • $49.99 • 256 pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-121-3
Reprinting all daily and Sunday strips from January 1, 1968 through May 31, 1969!

Black Dynamite
Brian Ash (w) • Ron Wimberly, Jun Lofamia (a) • Jun Lofamia (c)
HE’S A POWDER KEG OF BLACK FURY THAT’S ABOUT TO EXPLODE! The baddest kung-fu cat to ever appear on screen is coming to comics so you suckers better duck! Former CIA agent, international ladies man, and sworn ass-kicking enemy of The Man… he’s BLACK DYNAMITE—and he’s about to walk into the most dangerous journey of his life!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 148 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-880-7
• Includes the 48-page Slave Island one-shot!

Haunted Horror #13
Various reprobates (w & a) • A.C. Hollingsworth (c)
You're out of luck if you buy this unlucky 13th issue of Haunted Horror jammed full of nasty, gross, scary inappropriate, disgusting, lurid, banned comics from the 1950s! We are not responsible if possessing Haunted Horror gets you in trouble with your local PTA, religious groups, your 4th period English teacher, Boy Scout leaders, crusading psychiatrists, book burners or other censoring zealots and your MOM! You may be grounded… for life!
FC • 52 pages • $3.99
• Unlucky 13th issue!

Haunted Horror, Vol. 2: Comics Your Mother Warned You About—CERTIFIED COOL
Various (w) • Bob Powell, Jack Cole, Steve Ditko, Mike Sekowsky, Max Elkin, Ross Andru, Jack Katz, Eugene Hughes, Marty Elkin, Lou Cameron, Hy Fleishman, Myron Fass, Louis Ravielli, Vernon Henkel, Iger Shop (a) • Bernard Baily (c)
Back from the opened grave are more masterpieces of the macabre from the horror comics of the 1950s. Genius horror artists of the known and unknown variety poured their tortured souls into these comics. The best, and rarest, stories have been chosen with the help of top horror comic collectors and lovingly restored and presented in full-creepy color.
HC • FC • $24.99 • 160 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-126-8
The latest addition to the Chilling Archives of Horror!

Popeye Classics #27
Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)
This issue contains the single most bizarre, funny, surreal and outright weird story of the entire run of Popeye comic books! Wait until you read, "Thimble Theatre Presents Popeye in a Dismal, Distressing and Doleful Story entitled 'The Happy Little Island!' " Cast of characters: Popeye, Olive Oyl, Swee' Pea, Wimpy, A happy island and ten thousand nasty little critters!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Variant Cover by Shawn Pacheco!

Popeye: The Classic Newspaper Comics by Bobby London: Volume Two: 1989-1992
Bobby London (w & a & c)
When we say "complete," we mean COMPLETE! Bobby London's take on the Sailor Man has often been overshadowed by his being fired from the strip in 1992, ostensibly for presenting a storyline that was an allegory about abortion. King Features Syndicate pulled the final three weeks of strips and daily newspapers began running reprints. Story over in mid-stream.
Now, 22 years later, thanks to the kind cooperation of the good folks at King Features, those three weeks will be included in this second volume of our series. But wait… that's not all! Turns out that Bobby London produced an additional six weeks of strips beyond the three that were pulled from syndication!
HC • B&W • $39.99 • 340 pages • 8.5” x 7.5” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-129-9
Contains ALL NINE weeks of "censored" Bobby London Popeye strips.

Nelvana of the Northern Lights—CERTIFIED COOL
Adrian Dingle (w & a & c)
Nelvana of the Northern Lights returns from the lost pages of Adrian Dingle’s Triumph Comics! Nelvana was one of the world’s very first super-heroines, predating Wonder Woman by several months, and is among the ranks of the first Canadian superheroes to emerge after Canada placed an embargo on US luxury goods during WWII. First appearing in 1941, Nelvana was tasked with protecting Canada’s northern lands. Using the powers of the northern lights, Nelvana could fly at incredibly fast speeds, become invisible, and even turn into dry ice! She used her great powers to ward off Nazi invaders, shady fur traders, subterranean mammoth men, and inter-dimensional ether people.
Featuring an introduction by editors Hope Nicholson and Rachel Richey, and foreword/afterword by Dr. Benjamin Woo and Michael Hirsh.
HC • FC • $39.99 • 352 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-128-2
Nelvana was one of the world’s first super-heroines, predating Wonder Woman! For the first time, her complete adventures are collected in one volume!

Creeple Peeple one-shot
Patrick Pidgeon, Matt Anderson (w) • Tim Lattie (a & c)
An original story created by Patrick D. Pidgeon, with character designs inspired by the Creeple Peeple metal-casting molds from Mattel’s classic CREEPY CRAWLERS toy line.
It’s weird science gone wild in this specially priced 72-page graphic novel!
FC • 72 pages • $7.99
• First introduced in 1965 by Mattel, the Thingmaker (rebranded as CREEPY CRAWLERS) consists of a series of metal-casting molds resembling various bugs, flowers, dragons, and of course six troll-creatures – Creeple Peeple.

Genius Collected: The Alex Toth Slipcase Set
Dean Mullaney, Bruce Canwell (w) • Alex Toth • (a & c)
The Eisner Award-nominated, Harvey Award-winning, critically lauded Alex Toth biography series by Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell is now available as a handsome slipcase set. Including Genius, Isolated; Genius, Illustrated; and Genius, Animated, this lavishly illustrated series includes the first biography of this giant of the illustration and animation fields, and has been compiled with full access and cooperation of Toth's children.
From his life story and work of the early 1960s through Toth's rising profile in the television animation field, Genius Collected provides an unprecedented look at one of the most important illustrators of the modern age. A must-have for the artist or comics fan in your life.
Slipcase • HC • FC • 9.5" x 13" x 4.5" • 944 Pages • $149.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-167-1
• Genius, Collected! All 3 of the award-winning Library of American Comics Alex Toth volumes, in one hefty block!

Danger Girl: Mayday
Andy Hartnell (w) • John Royle, Jose Marzan (a) • John Royle (c)
An all-new cast of sinister characters! Secrets from Deuce's past! Fans of the original and best-selling Danger Girl series CAN’T MISS what’s sure to be the wildest adventure yet.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-048-3
The shocking return of the deadliest (and sexiest!) Danger Girl villain of all-time!

The Hammer: Kelley Jones' Complete Series
Kelley Jones (w & a & c)
Against the crawling corruption of the darkest pits of the universe stands only one man. A hero whose knowledge spans the limitless depths of both the Necronomicon and the Betty Crocker cookbook. The salvation of our world rests in the greasy hands of a morally ambiguous, fried-food craving zealot for good. His enemies and his friends fear him, his grocer loves him. He is The Hammer.

HC • FC • $29.99 • 216 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-125-1
Completely collected for the first time!

The Last Unicorn TPB
Peter S. Beagle, Peter B. Gillis (w) • Renae De Liz (a & c)
The best-selling graphic novel of the adaptation of Peter S. Beagle's novel with art by Renae De Liz. The Last Unicorn is a tale for any age about the wonders of magic, the power of love, and the tragedy of loss. A unicorn, alone in her enchanted wood, discovers that she may be the last of her kind. Reluctant at first, she sets out on a journey to find her fellow unicorns.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 168 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-127-5
“Beagle’s sumptuously descriptive writing, adapted ably by Gillis, casts a spell throughout, while De Liz’s glowing, painterly artwork meshes perfectly with the haunting otherworldly beauty of the story.” –Publishers Weekly

Dead Squad #1
Matthew Federman & Stephen Scaia (w) • Michael Montenat (a) • Stephen Firchow (c)
The latest from Darby Pop! Three highly-trained Delta Force Operators embark on a high-stakes mission to obtain a mysterious serum. But when they are betrayed by one of their own, securing the drug immediately becomes a matter of life, death, and their own resurrection.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Matthew Federman & Stephen Scaia (w) • Michael Montenat (a) • Howard Chaykin (c)
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7th Sword #5
John Raffo (w) • Nur Iman (a) • Andrew Robinson (c)
After far too little time together, Cray and his Students part ways—the latter setting off to storm the warlord Kavanaugh's sandship, the former having booked passage back to Earth. But along the way, the reluctant warrior is faced with a choice. Will he follow the path before him, or follow the code he has lived by... to almost certain death?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

City: The Mind in the Machine, Vol. 1
Eric Garcia (w) • Javier Fernandez, Drew Moss, Michael Montenat (a) • Bernard Chang (c)
Writer Eric Garcia (Repo Men) introduces us to Ben Fischer, one of the key architects of Golden Shield—an invasive but advanced anti-crime surveillance system utilizing every security camera and internal system in San Francisco. Unfortunately, Shield's artificial intelligence is unable to distinguish real threats from harmless exchanges, and needs to be supplemented with a human element. Against his will, Ben becomes that "mind in the machine," with life-changing consequences for both himself and everyone around him.
TPB • FC • $14.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-042-1
Collects issues #1–4.

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