"Star Trek/Planet of the Apes," Garbage Pail Kids Bring Holiday Cheer in IDW's December Solicits

Wed, September 17th, 2014 at 5:30am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor
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IDW Publishing has released solicitation information and images for new comics and products shipping in December 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.

Previous IDW Solicitations

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Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #1 (of 5)—GEM OF THE MONTH
Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Rachael Stott (a) • Stott, Juan Ortiz (c)
It's the crossover nobody ever expected! STAR TREK: The hope for the best of mankind's future! PLANET OF THE APES: A chilling look at the fall of humanity! How could these worlds possibly collide? What could possibly cause Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise to side with Dr. Zaius to protect Ape City? And what does Colonel George Taylor have to say about it? It's a madhouse! A madhouse!!
FC • pages • $3.99

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Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #1 (of 5)—Subscription Variant
Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Rachael Stott (a) • George Perez (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #1 (of 5)—Blank Sketch Variant
Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Rachael Stott (a) • Blank Sketch Cover (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• From the writers of STAR TREK/ DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION SQUARED and DOCTOR WHO: PRISONERS OF TIME Scott and David Tipton, and featuring the amazing art of talented newcomer Rachael Stott!
• Variant Cover by Tone Rodriguez!

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Angry Birds Holiday Special
Kari Korhonen (w) • Corrado Mastantuono (a & c)
When Terence, the largest of the Angry Birds, is put in charge of the North Pole all his dreams come true. But, being in charge of delivering packages to every good little girl and boy in the world turns out to be a more difficult job than he could have imagined and his dreams quickly turn to nightmares! Will the rest of the Angry Birds be able to come in time to save the day? And where is Santa Claus anyway? Find out in this over-sized holiday special!
FC • 48 pages • $5.99
• Number one best-selling iOS app of all time!
• Angry Birds Toons has reached over 1 Billion views in less than 2 years!

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Angry Birds/Transformers #2 (of 4)
John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c)
With the fate of Piggy Island hanging in the balance, will this be the Age of EGGStinction!? Continuing the craziest crossover this side of CYBERTRON!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Angry Birds/Transformers #2 (of 4)—Subscription Variant
John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Written by John Barber! (TRANSFORMERS, TRANSFORMERS vs G.I. JOE)

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Garbage Pail Kids Comic Book Puke-tacular—SPOTLIGHT
Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Various (w & a) • Mark Pingitore (c)
Remember mullets and teased bangs? Stonewashed denim jackets and jeans? Well, not everything about the ‘80s was lame, because that’s when the Garbage Pail Kids ruled the world! Those irreverent, satirical stickers quickly became a pop-culture phenomenon, but they never had their own comic book... until now! In the spirit of the avant-garde cartoonists and humorists who fathered these miscreants, a new generation of alternative-comics creators has lent their unique talents to bring the Garbage Pail Kids into the wacky world of comics— just in time for their 30th birthday!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Garbage Pail Kids Comic Book Puke-tacular—Blank Sketch Variant
Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Various (w & a) • Blank Sketch Cover (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Revisit the pop-culture phenomenon from the minds of Art Spiegelman, Mark Newgarden, John Pound, and many others!
• Featuring the most righteous creators in alternative comics!
• Still not amped? Well, this is just the beginning. Expect a totally tubular wave of new comics in the coming months!

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Garbage Pail Kids Comic Book Puke-tacular—Deluxe “Peter Bagge’d” Edition
Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Various (w & a) • Peter Bagge (c)
A variant cover from Peter Bagge, poly-bagged with an exclusive official GPK sticker by Brent Engstrom!
FC • 32 pages • $4.99
Bullet points (for Deluxe Edition):
• Each copy of the deluxe edition comes poly-bagged with an exclusive official GPK sticker by Brent Engstrom!
• Variant cover by Joe Simko!

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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #26
Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Price, Agnes Garbowska (c)
All plans to stop the Cattle Rustler gang have failed! Hope seems to be in short supply in the small town of Canter Creek. Luckily a new sheriff is in town… Applejack!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• A western… MLP style!
• Variant Cover by Chan Chau!

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My Little Pony: Adventures in Friendship, Vol. 1 HC—SPOTLIGHT
Ryan K. Lindsay, Barbara Randall Kesel, Tom Zahler (w) • Tony Fleecs, Agnes Garbowska (a) • Sara Richard (c)
The magic of friendship contines in this collection of adventures! Featuring one-shots on Rainbow Dash and Fluttershy, plus a team-up issue with Rainbow Dash and Trixie! Drawing from PONY TALES and FRIENDS FOREVER, these stories have never been collected together until now!
HC • FC • $9.99 • 76 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-189-3
• Hardcover collection for only $9.99!

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My Little Pony: Equestria Girls Holiday Special—SPOTLIGHT
Ted Anderson (w) • Tony Fleecs (a & c)
It’s holiday time at Canterlot High! Sunset Shimmer is still getting used to life on campus, and her new friends. When mean rumors start to circulate, all signs point to Sunset as the source. Will she be able to find the true meaning of the holidays and clear her name?
FC • 48 pages • $7.99
• A double-sized Equestria special!

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My Little Pony: Friends Forever #12
Barbara Randall Kesel (w) • Brenda Hickey (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)
Pinkie Pie meets her match… in the form of delicious, irresistible snacks called PheNOMNOMenons! With Pinkie helpless to resist the tasty treats, she enlists help from her friend Twilight! Will Twilight be able to help her friend or will she succumb to her sweet tooth as well?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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My Little Pony: Friends Forever #12—Subscription Variant
Barbara Randall Kesel (w) • Brenda Hickey (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #41
Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Cory Smith (a) • Smith, Eastman (c)
“Attack on Technodrome” begins! Time is short as Krang accelerates his plan to terraform the Earth… which will kill all who live on it! A surprise alliance results in a daring plan—and the stakes have never been higher!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Variant Cover by Tim Daley!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #18
Landry Walker, Paul Allor (w) • Dario Brizuela, Chad Thomas (a) • Dario Brizuela (c)
The conclusion to New Animated Adventures first two-part adventure! Will the Turtles be able to escape the grasp of Stockmanfly?? It may all be up to none other than Casey Jones!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #18—Subscription Variant
Landry Walker, Paul Allor (w) • Dario Brizuela, Chad Thomas (a) • Jeffrey Cruz (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Animated, Vol. 5: Choosing Sides
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Read along and re-live the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon action with Leo, Don, Mikey, Raph, April, and Shredder in these young reader volumes. This volume adapts episodes from Season 2, including "The Good, The Bad, and Casey Jones" and "The Lonely Mutation of Baxter Stockman."
TPB • FC • $7.99 • 132 pages • 5” x 7” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-180-0

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #3 (of 4)
Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)
Time is running out for the Turtles to get home, and a new villain is determined to make life as difficult as possible for the Ghostbusters! The two teams will have to think outside of the box to save themselves… and New York!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #3 (of 4)—Subscription Variant
Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Cory Smith (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The epic crossover that fans demanded!
• From the minds of both series’ writers!

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time
Paul Allor, Erik Burnham (w) • Ross Campbell (a) • David Petersen (c)
The Turtles become unstuck in time and go spinning into the past! No time period is safe in this epoch-spanning epic!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-181-7
• “This is absolutely a must read for any TMNT fan that simply wants to enjoy an awesome serving of fun.” –Comic Vine

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics, Vol. 9
Jim Lawson (w & a & c)
Collects issues #6–9 of the Mirage Studios series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume 2 that ran from 1993–1995, written and drawn by Turtles veteran Jim Lawson.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-110-7
• All-New Colors!

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Ghostbusters, Vol. 9: Mass Hysteria, Pt. 2
Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)
A chaotic presence promises unheard of catastrophe for New York City, and the Ghostbusters are at a loss for how to cope with it. Will the team have to make a deal with the devil to save the day? Find out in the conclusion of “Mass Hysteria!”
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-171-8
• Collects issues #17–20.

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Skylanders #3
Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • Fico Ossio & Various (a) • Ossio (c)
Now an ongoing series! Skylanders Academy welcomes its entire class of new recruits! But, all the recruits might not be what they seem and it will take the help of Flynn, Tessa and even some of the new recruits themselves to try and expose the secret that could mean ultimate doom!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Skylanders #3—Subscription Variant
Ron Marz, David A. Rodriguez (w) • Fico Ossio & Various (a) • Mike Bowden (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Skylanders is the #1 video game and #1 best-selling action figure for the past two years running!
• Contains four pages of material not available in the hardcover collection!

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Samurai Jack #15
Jim Zub (w) • Andy Suriano (a & c)
Jack faces Aku in one-on-one combat and both are determined to make it their final battle. Past and present collide in this epic conclusion to the "Quest of the Broken Blade" storyline. Don't miss it!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Samurai Jack #15—Subscription Variant
Jim Zub (w) • Andy Suriano (a) • Genndy Tartakovsky (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Could this be the FINAL BATTLE between Jack and Aku?!

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Dexter's Laboratory Classics, Vol. 2
Chuck Kim, Dave Roman, John Rozum, Brian Swenlin (w) • Genndy Tartakovsky, Bill Alger, Bill Wray, Mike Stern, John Delaney, Mike Manley, Chris Savino (a) • Ethen Beavers (c)
Dexter's Laboratory Classics contains the never-before-collected issues of the ongoing series originally published by DC Comics and includes stories drawn by creator Genndy Tartakovsky.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-169-5
• Collects issues #5–10.

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Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #19
Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank (a & c)
Battle comes to Earth like never before! Humanity struggles to withstand the outer space onslaught. What will be the fate of the inhabitants of Monster Islands once it comes under attack?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #19— Subscription Variant
Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank (a) • Jeff Zornow (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• New monsters!

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Godzilla: Cataclysm #5 (of 5)
Cullen Bunn (w) • Dave Wachter (a & c)
As one of Godzilla’s most devastating foes emerges, Hiroshi must come to terms with his role in the Cataclysm. Will his actions be enough to rectify the mistakes of the past?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Godzilla: Cataclysm #5 (of 5)—Subscription Variant
Cullen Bunn (w) • Dave Wachter (a) • Bob Eggleton (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The climactic ending to this acclaimed mini-series!

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Godzilla: Rulers of Earth, Vol. 4
Chris Mowry (w) • Jeff Zornow, Matt Frank (a) • Matt Frank (c)
While Godzilla's disappearance has brought calm to the planet, a threat from the past is set to resurface and take back the world it once had control over. No monster is safe and no future is certain as one of Godzilla's greatest enemies prepares to return.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-172-5
• Collects issues #13–16.

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Star Trek: New Visions: “Made Out of Mudd”
John Byrne (writer, artist & photo-manipulation)
John Byrne continues his new Star Trek photonovel adventures with “Made Out of Mudd” – Harry Mudd has gotten under Jim Kirk's skin before, but never quite like this… alien artifacts, Klingons, and a mad man's schemes add up to headaches for the Captain and his crew. All that, plus Tribbles!!
FC • 48 pages • $7.99
• Two new photo-stories, featuring Harry Mudd and the Tribbles!

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Star Trek #40
Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a & c)
It's the epic finale of "The Q Gambit"! The fate of the past, present and future are at stake as Kirk, Sisko and Spock face off with the mad Cardassian Dukat... and discover the secret behind Q's machinations in their timeline! Don't miss this climactic chapter in the STAR TREK event of 2014, produced in association with TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Star Trek #40—Subscription Variant
Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a) • Quark Photo Cover (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Star Trek: New Adventures, Vol. 1
Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar, Joe Phillips, Joe Corroney, Claudia Balboni (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)
The adventures of the Starship Enterprise continue in this set of stories that take place between the first and second movies! Featuring the new cast of the film, these issues feature re-imagined stories from the original TV series in the alternate timeline as well as brand new missions, all with creative collaboration with Star Trek writer/producer Roberto Orci.
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 300 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-177-0
• Collects the first 12 issues of the ongoing Star Trek series.

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G.I. Joe #4
Karen Traviss (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Jeffrey Veregge (c)
ON THE RUN! The G.I. Joe team is in pursuit of their target, a revolutionary warlord—but he has a snake in his midst… as the COBRA peacekeeping force circles, SCARLETT’s decisions force other military agencies into action.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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G.I. Joe #4—Subscription Variant
Karen Traviss (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Dheeraj Verma (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Superstar novelist Karen Traviss and the G.I. Joe veteran Steve Kurth take the team to uncharted territory!
• Variant Cover by David Williams!

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #209
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)
The secrets and true dangers of the Revanche Corporation have become clear to G.I. JOE… but will this new threat keep G.I. JOE from uncovering COBRA’s newest plot? The mysterious pile up as time runs out in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #209.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Variant sketch cover by Larry Hama!

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G.I. JOE: America's Elite, Disavowed Vol. 5
Mark Powers (w) • Mike Bear, Mike Shoyket (a) • S L Gallant (c)
The struggle between G.I. JOE and COBRA has been waged for years and through diligent service and sacrifice, the G.I. JOE team has managed to keep COBRA from achieving its goal, until now. World War Three begins.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 156 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-170-1
• Collects issues #25–30 of G.I. JOE: America's Elite.

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Transformers vs G.I. JOE #5
Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c)
IT GETS CRAZIER! The biggest space battle ever grows to universal proportions! Will the G.I. JOE team and the AUTOBOTS make peace—before COBRA and the DECEPTICONS end the war… the bad way?!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Transformers VS G.I. Joe #5—Subscription Variant
Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a) • Nick Pitarra (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• TWO WORLDS ON A COLLISON COURSE WITH DESTINY!
• BIG? BIGGER. BIGGEST!!!
• Variant Cover by Derek Charm!

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Transformers vs G.I. Joe, Vol. 1—SPOTLIGHT
Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Tom Scioli (a & c)
Earth makes contact with an alien race—and G.I. JOE is on the front lines! But when the TRANSFORMERS arrive—well, let’s just say you’ve never seen TRANSFORMERS or G.I. JOE like this! Visionary comic book maker Tom Scioli (with TRANSFORMERS fan-favorite John Barber in tow) combine two of the biggest names in entertainment into the surprise breakout hit of 2014!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-190-9
• Collects issues #0–4.

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Transformers #36—Days of Deception
John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c)
DAYS OF DECEPTION! All-out war erupts on the streets of Tokyo when PROWL finally gets his hand on the one human he wants to get revenge on… and when PROWL gets revenge, it’s never pretty.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Transformers #36—Days of Deception—Subscription Variant
John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Days of Deception continues!
• The secret of ONYX will have far-reaching consequences!
• Plus: Thundercracker reads a story to a dog!
• HOW FAR IS TOO FAR?
• 30th Anniversary Variant Cover by Alex Milne!

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Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #36—Days of Deception
James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)
OUTLAWS! Before the war, Orion Pax was part of the Establishment—until a friend opened his eyes to the truth behind the lies and he vowed to overthrow the system. Now, it seems as if his newfound enemies are willing to go to any lengths to see him dead—even if it means waiting four million years...
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #36—Days of Deception—Subscription Variant
James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Nick Roche (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Days of Deception continues!
• The conclusion of James Roberts’ pre-war trilogy!
• HOW FAR IS TOO FAR?
• 30th Anniversary Variant Cover by Alex Milne!

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Transformers: Drift—Empire of Stone #2 (of 4)
Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a & c)
ONCE A DECEPTICON! DRIFT’s past comes back to haunt him, as RATCHET tries to drag him back to the Lost Light. But alone on a far-off world, DRIFT’s honor demands he stand his ground!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Transformers: Drift: Empire of Stone #2 (of 4)—Subscription Variant
Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Alex Milne (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The fan-favorite Transformers character returns!
• Ties in directly with MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye, Vol. 6
James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
MEGATRON assumes control of the quest to find the Knights of Cybertron—a quest that has never been so urgent, so personal, and so likely to end in tears. But, the crew of the Lost Light isn't so eager to follow his orders and, as is always the case, past decisions will come back to bite them.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-184-8
• Collects issues #28–33.

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Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate #3
Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Sarah Stone (c)
A knockdown brawl at a noble party, a frantic chase along the rooftops, kidnapping, extortion, and monsters aplenty... Yup, just another day in Baldur's Gate.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate #3—Subscription Variant
Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• One of the world’s biggest fantasy brands is on roll once again as writer Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Wayward) and artist Max Dunbar (Red Sonja) bring new readers and gaming fans alike on a soaring sword & sorcery adventure!
• Wizards of the Coast Tyranny of Dragons Variant Cover!

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Starling, Book 1: Ashley Wood—CERTIFIED COOL
Ashley Wood (a & c)
Remember Sparrow? The art-book series pioneered by Ashley Wood and featuring some of the most acclaimed painters and artists in the world and printed on an amazing paper stock? Yep, this is like that, only this series is even larger in size and features all–new pieces from, again, some of the best artists in existence. Up first, the series’ creator, Ashley Wood!
HC • FC • $14.99 • 64 pages • 8” x 8” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-194-7
• All-new hardcover art-book series from Ashley Wood and many others to come!
• Coming next:

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Shadow Show #2 (of 5)
Neil Gaiman & Mort Castle, Audrey Niffenegger & Eddie Campbell (w) • Maria Fröhlich, Campbell (a) • Charles Paul Wilson III (c)
In Shadow Show, acclaimed writers and come together to pay tribute to the work of the one and only Ray Bradbury! The first story featured is “The Man Who Forgot Ray Bradbury,” written by Neil Gaiman with art by Maria Fröhlich, which peers into the mind of a man who sifts through his own memories in an attempt to recover the name of a famous sci-fi author. The next story, “Backward in Seville,” brings together the singular talents of Audrey Niffenegger and Eddie Campbell to tell a small tale of a woman’s regrets and the new life that awaits her.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Shadow Show #2 (of 5)—Subscription Variant
Neil Gaiman & Mort Castle, Audrey Niffenegger & Eddie Campbell (w) • Maria Fröhlich, Campbell (a) • Shane Pierce (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• A five-issue tribute to Ray Bradbury, featuring stories by some of the most notable names in the writing world!
• Coming next month: stories by Harlan Ellison & Sam Weller!

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John Romita’s Amazing Spider-man Artifact Edition HC—SPOTLIGHT

Stan Lee (w) • John Romita (a & c)
This is it, the John Romita Spider-Man book fans have been waiting for—Nearly 200 pages of prime John Romita Spider-Man art from his very earliest days on the title, and every single one is scanned from the original art! This over-sized (it's as big as the recent STERANKO Artist’s Edition) Artifact Edition showcases the absolute peak of Romita’s tenure on Amazing Spider-Man from his first 15 issues (#39 - #53), and all are twice-up pages—this one is an enormous 15” x 22” tome!
HC • BW • $112.50 net discount item • 200 Pages • 15” x 22” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-238-8
• What is an Artifact Edition?
• LIKE AN ARTIST’S EDITION, AN ARTIFACT EDITION PRESENTS PAGES SCANNED FROM THE ACTUAL ORIGINAL ART. While the Artist’s Edition line produces only complete stories, Artifact Editions allow IDW to present books even if all of the original art cannot be obtained, and will include extras such as advertisements, portfolio pieces, color guides, and more.
• 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 January release!

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V-Wars #8
Jonathan Maberry (w) • Marco Turini (a) • Ryan Brown (c)
They say that when you fight monsters you sometimes become a monster. In the bloody conclusion of the vampire super soldier arc, Joe Ledger, Luther Swann, and Big Dog are trapped in a secret underground called The Abyss. If they fall, the world of man will drown in an ocean of blood.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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V-Wars #8—Subscription Variant
Jonathan Maberry (w) • Marco Turini (a) • Alan Robinson (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• By New York Times best-selling author, Jonathan Maberry!
• Regular artist, Alan Robinson, returns next month!

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Rot & Ruin #4 (of 5)
Jonathan Maberry (w) • Tony Vargas (a) • Alex Ronald (c)
Faced with the terrible realities of Farmer John’s community, Benny, Nix, Lilah and Chong know they have to escape. But they are caught between guards armed with assault weapons on one side of the fence, and an endless legion of zombies on the other. There’s a saying in their world: “In the Rot & Ruin, everything wants to kill you.” NY Times best-selling author and multiple Bram Stoker award-winner, Jonathan Maberry and artist Tony Vargas ratchet up the action as Benny and his friends are forced to make terrible choices in order to survive.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Rot & Ruin #4 (of 5)—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 four of the five part arc Warrior Smart, tying directly into the novels!

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Winterworld #6
Chuck Dixon (w) • Tomas Giorello (a) • Butch Guice (c)
Snowblind! Scully is sightless and must rely on Wynn to survive in a world that seeks to kill them at every turn. Their stolen vehicle is carjacked in turn by even more dangerous lowlifes. And their oldest enemy, Skitters, has stalked them across two frozen oceans and two icy continents and is now within striking distance. It's a cruel world populated by crueler people where each day, each moment, might be your last.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Winterworld #6—Subscription Variant
Chuck Dixon (w) • Tomas Giorello (a) • Blank Sketch Variant (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The smash hit, sold-out series continues with a new story arc!
• Written & co-created by Chuck Dixon (G.I. JOE, Batman, Nightwing)!
• New story arc art by illustrator Tomas Giorello (King Conan, Batman & Robin, Earth 2)!

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The October Faction #3
Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)
In the wake of Deloris Allan's attack, the family is on high alert. It's become clear that someone is stalking Fredrick and possibly out to kill the whole family. Meanwhile, the kids think they have come up with the perfect plan to get dad back into the monster-hunting biz. 
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The October Faction #3—Subscription Variant
Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #3
Eric Shanower (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
After the startling events of the previous issue, Nemo is quite surprised to find himself in Slumberland once again, but not altogether unhappy. While the princess, Bon-bon, and Candy Kid sleep, Flip takes Nemo on a garden tour until they encounter the wondrous Tessellated Tower—the most remarkable thing Nemo has ever seen. Meanwhile, the princess awakens to discover that Nemo has run off… and with the horrid Flip, of all people!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #3—Subscription Variant
Eric Shanower (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a) • Eric Shanower (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Edward Scissorhands #3 (of 5)
Kate Leth (w) • Drew Rausch (a) • Declan Shalvey & Jordie Bellaire (c)
When mysterious disappearances rock Megs' sleepy suburb, the gaze of the town turns back to a long forgotten legend: Edward!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Edward Scissorhands #3 (of 5)—Subscription Variant
Kate Leth (w) • Drew Rausch (a & 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!

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Cerebus: Cover Gallery—SPOTLIGHT
Dave Sim & Gerhard (a & c)
Dave Sim is one of the most important cartoonists in comics history. His groundbreaking Cerebus ran for 300 issues, each written and drawn by Sim—a monumental achievement! Now, through IDW Publishing, Sim's beautiful covers are reproduced in an archival over-sized hardcover, and many of the illustrations have been scanned from Sim's personal collection of his original art. Also collected are roughs, color guides, sketches, and other historical images that chronicle this very important artist’s creative process. 
HC • FC • $75.00 • 432 pages • 9” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-673-5
• Advance solicited for January release!

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The X-Files X-Mas Special
Joe Harris, Karl Kesel (w) • Matthew Dow Smith, Loston Wallace (a) • Carlos Valenzuela (c)
The holidays have brought together all the X-Files agents for the very first time! Walter Skinner hosts a get-together for his most special agents, but the festive night turns tense when someone—or something—comes down the chimney! In a second story, the X-Files team of the 1940s—Bing Ellington and Millie Ohio from the Year Zero miniseries—investigate a potential Communist saboteur, but discover an impossible creature—a gremlin!
FC • 48 pages • $7.99
• Featuring appearances by all known X-Files agents!
• Present-day story by Season 10 team, Joe Harris and Matthew Dow Smith!
• A 1940s story by Year Zero writer Karl Kesel and artist Loston Wallace!
• Ask your retailer about the variant cover by Vic Malhotra (Year Zero, Roche Limit)!

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The X-Files: Season 10 #19
Joe Harris (w) • Tom Mandrake (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)
G-23, Part 1 of 2: A government plot leads Mulder to ponder his early days as a cadet at Quantico, including his relationship with Diana Fowley and the fateful day that he found the iconic “I Want to Believe” poster. But the intrigue goes even further back in time, to when Bill Mulder was partnered with the Cigarette Smoking Man.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The X-Files: Season 10 #19—Subscription Variant
Joe Harris (w) • Tom Mandrake (a) • photo (c)
For subscription customers only... a photo variant cover!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• The most offbeat X-Files story yet!
• Variant Cover by Tom Mandrake!

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Judge Dredd #26
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Mark Sexton (c)
“Mega-City Manhunt, part 2”— Everybody wants Dredd. Chief Justice Cal wants Dredd erased, since he's the only one who knows the truth about the Council of Five. SJS Judge Verrity wants Dredd to answer for his crimes in Sector One. Judge Anderson wants Dredd to stay alive long enough to figure out how she'll get her body back. And Dubbie Cruz—an unfortunately Judge Cal lookalike—wants Dredd to leave him alone. Everybody wants Dredd. You'll want Dredd, too. Specifically, Judge Dredd #26. Add it to your pull list now, punk! 
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Judge Dredd #26 Subscription Variant
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Mark Torres (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Judge Dredd: Anderson, Psi-Division #4 (of 4)
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 from the mutant-filled swamplands near Texas City back to the criminal underground of Mega-City One, but nothing could prepare her for what’s coming next!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Judge Dredd: Anderson, Psi-Division #4—Subscription Variant
Matt Smith (w) • Carl Critchlow (a) • Mimi Yoon (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Written by writer/Eagle Award-winning 2000 AD Editor Matt Smith (Judge Dredd: Year One)!
• Art by fantasy and science-fiction artist Carl Critchlow (Judge Dredd, Magic the Gathering)!
• Ask your retailer about the adorable variant cover by Agnes Garbowska!

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Rogue Trooper Classics #8 (of 8)
Gerry Finley-Day (w) • Colin Wilson, Cam Kennedy, Brett Ewins (a) • John McCrea (c)
The adventures of the only surviving Genetic Infantryman continue! In this issue, the epic “All Hell on the Dix-I Front” reaches its conclusion, and then Rogue goes on an “Assassination Run” in this final issue!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rogue Trooper Classics #8 (of 8)—Subscription Variant
Gerry Finley-Day (w) • Colin Wilson, Cam Kennedy, Brett Ewins (a) • Kennedy (c)
FC • pages • $3.99
• The classic “All Hell on the Dix-I Front” epic concludes here!
• Final issue!

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Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies, Vol. 3: 1963-1966
Jerry Siegel (w) • Wayne Boring (a) • Pete Poplaski (c)
Wayne Boring provides the classic artwork, and once again, Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel scripts adaptations of stories that first appeared in comic books. Siegel and Boring offer alternate versions of now classic stories originally written by Siegel himself, Leo Dorfman, Otto Binder, Robert Bernstein, Edmund Hamilton—and drawn in comic books by Curt Swan, Al Plastino, Kurt Schaffenberger, and Pete Costanza.
More than 750 daily strips—over two years worth of stories—from Earth-N (for Newspapers) that comic book fans have not previously seen. Edited and designed by Dean Mullaney, Introduction by Sid Friedfertig, and cover drawing by Pete Poplaski.
HC • B&W • $49.99 • 288 pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-179-4
• Presents the never-before reprinted stories from November 1963 through the series conclusion in April 1966.

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World War Robot: 215.9mm ED. —CERTIFIED COOL
Ashley Wood, TP Louise (w) • Ashley Wood (a & c)
It's total robot war! In development to be a major motion picture, Ashley Wood's World War Robot tells the tale of a dwindling band of humans and robots who face off in a battle that will likely end humanity as we know it–on Earth, on the Moon, and on Mars!
HC • FC • $29.99 • 176 pages • 8.5” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-134-3
• All-new re-designed format! Featuring 70 pages of all-new, never-before-seen art from Ashley Wood!

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The Bigger Bang #2 (of 4)
D.J. Kirkbride (w) • Vassilis Gogtzilas (a & c)
Is the most powerful being alive ready for… friendship?  Cosmos's adventures in the multi-verse continue as Extermination Bots are battled! The monsterous King Thulu is bossy! Trust is questioned! And a new feeling Cosmos has never felt comes into focus (*Spoiler Alert: It's love.) in this breakneck second issue from Kirkbride and Gogtzilas!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Save the space whales!

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The Maxx: Maxximized #14
Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)
Maxx finds himself plunged into a maze of quilts, lawn chairs and toy animals, leading to a large horse version of Maxx, (Not to be confused with Maxx's rabbit version). Maxx is pulled along into Sara's childhood, when a mysterious stranger discovers Sara and Maxx in bed together… Meanwhile, Jasper gets his hand released from the Outback, but in a less than pleasant way. 
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The Maxx: Maxximized #14—Subscription Variant
Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Corto Maltese: Under the Sign of Capricorn—SPOTLIGHT
Hugo Pratt (w & a & c)
This book, the first of 12 volumes, launches the definitive English language edition of Hugo Pratt’s masterpiece, presented in the original oversized B&W format with new translations made from Pratt’s original Italian scripts.
Long before the term “graphic novel” entered the popular lexicon—ten years before Will Eisner’s A Contract with God—Hugo Pratt pioneered the long-form “drawn literature” story. Corto Maltese set the standard for all adult adventure comics in Europe. By the mid-1970s Corto was the continent’s most popular series and Hugo Pratt the world’s leading graphic novelist.
Hugo Pratt’s peripatetic sailor was featured in a series of 29 stories. The adventures of this modern Ulysses are set during the first 30 years of the 20th Century in such exotic locales as Pratt’s native Venice, the steppes of Manchuria, the Caribbean islands, the Danakil deserts, the Amazon forests, and the waves of the Pacific.
Corto Maltese: Under the Sign of Capricorn collects the first six inter-connected short stories Pratt created in France in the early 1970s: “The Secret of Tristan Bantam,” “Rendez-vous in Bahia,” “Sureshot Samba,” “The Brazilian Eagle,” “So Much for Gentlemen of Fortune,” and “The Seagull’s Fault.”
TPB • B&W • $29.99 • 140 pages • 9.25” x 11.75” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-065-0
• “Hugo Pratt is one of the true masters of comic art.”–Frank Miller
• “Hugo Pratt is among the greatest storytellers in all of literature, but what’s more, he also draws like a god.”–Milo Manara
• “I read my first CORTO MALTESE story when I was ten years old and ever since, this was the version of CORTO I’ve wanted on my shelves.”–Matt Fraction

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Haunted Horror #14
Various (w) • Doug Wildley, Tony Mortellaro, Lee Ames & More (a) • Shelly Moldoff (c)
A very special issue of spook-tacular tales handpicked by heinous horror host, Mr. Karswell, infamous for his spine-tingling web collection of pre-code horror, thehorrorsofitall.blogspot.com. Zombies, ghosts, man-eaters, and more gore than your mangled little mops can ever hope to handle await! You’ll lose you head over the Shelly Moldoff cover! You’ll scream with delight over the banned comics, “Death’s Revenge”, “Horror of the Cannibal’s Dinner”, “The Murderous Mimics”, “Headless Horror”, “I Walked at Midnight”, “The Devil from the Deep” and too much more!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• “The best in classic horror comics!”– Bloody Disgusting

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Popeye Classics #29
Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)
Hey, ya swab! You’ll think Popeye meets Haunted Horror in the lead off  “ghosk” story, “Thimble Theater Presents Popeye and the Gang in Spookers!” The second comic features everybody’s favorite “boy kid” in a rousing tale, “Popeye and Swee’pea in Kid Raising!!”
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• Variant Cover by Daniel Bueno!
• “Bud Sagendorf’s Popeye was brilliant. The Stories were as compelling and entertaining as anything on the stands at the time—we’re talking about a period that encompassed Carl Bark’s Uncle Scrooge, John Stanley’s Little Lulu, and Shelly Mater’s Sugar and Spike.”–Mike Gold, Comic Mix

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Popeye Classics, Vol. 5
Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)
Re-presenting the classic Popeye comic book series that debuted in 1948 by Bud Sagendorf, the long-time assistant to creator E.C. Segar, carefully reproduced from the original comic books and lovingly restored. Also included are more of Sagendorf's gloriously funny one-pagers, rare photos, and extra artwork!
HC • FC • $29.99 • 228 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-175-6
• Collects issues #20–24.

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Milt Gross' New York—CERTIFIED COOL
Milt Gross (w & a & c)
A “lost” graphic novel from one of the first and most brilliant graphic novelists: Milt Gross! In a mind-blowing, laugh-filled, freewheeling tour of New York, Gross’ character Pop and his sidekick son blast through the East Side, The West Side, China Town and Harlem. The demented-duo roar through Yankee Stadium, The New York Public Library and Coney Island! Listen to what big shot cartoonists say about Gross: “I love all his work-what a goofball!” —Robert Crumb,  “Still Great!” —Jules Feiffer, “He frees you up!”—Patrick McDonnell, “Dig!” —Matt Groening. Introduction by Craig Yoe, award-winning editor of “The Complete Milt Gross Comic Books and Life Story”.
HC • FC • $24.99 • 104 pages • 7.5” x 10.5” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-173-2
• “Milt Gross is one of the greatest comic artists who ever lived. His drawing style is direct and funny with absolutely flawless staging, composition and expression…there’s still plenty of joy in every panel!”–Animation Resources
• “Some of the most twisted and intriguing love stories that have ever graced the comic book page!” –Comic Book Resources

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Tom Sutton’s Creepy Things: Chilling Archives of Horror—CERTIFIED COOL
Nicola Cuti, Joe Gill & Tom Sutton (w) • Sutton (a & c)
Get ready for a mind-bending walk on the weird side with the very best of Tom Sutton’s 1970s horror tales for Charlton Comics! Sutton was at his most expressionistic and experimental with the scores of stories he drew for Charlton’s “ghost” line, whose titles said it all: Creepy Things, Ghostly Tales, The Many Ghosts of Doctor Graves, and more. A full sixteen stories, unpublished art, and more than a dozen of his creepy-crawly covers are faithfully reproduced from rare original artwork!  Edited by Michael Ambrose, editor of the insightful Charlton Spotlight magazine, who provides a fascinating behind-the-scenes introduction profusely illustrated with rare art and photos. Dementedly designed by Donnie "Lum and Abner" Pitchford. 
HC • FC • $24.99 • 148 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-183-1
• Collects the best of Sutton’s brilliant Charlton horror stories for the first time anywhere!

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WEIRD Love: You Know You Want It HC
Joe Gill & Various (w) • Various (a) • Ogden Whitney (c)
Your Valentine likes it hardcover…here’s the must-give book for them (or just get it for your depraved self)!  “Weird Love: All You Need Is Weird Love” collects the first three issues of the so-bad-it’s-good comic book that is the buzz of geekdom! Plus a raging bonus showcase of the most bizarre and sexy romance comic book covers! Revealing foreword by Craig Yoe and Clizia Gussoni who 13th Dimension  calls, “The Masters and Johnson of comics!”  Fascinating introduction by Comic Book Girl 19. These vintage stories will blow your mind: “I Fell for a Commie!”, “Love of a Lunatic!”, “Yes, I was an Escort Girl!”, “Love, Honor and Swing, Baby!”, Gangster's Girl", “Too Fat to Frug!”…and MORE!   
HC • FC • $29.99 • 160 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-237-1
• Advance-solicited for a January release!
• “Some of the most twisted and intriguing love stories that have ever graced the comic book page!” –Comic Book Resources

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Borderlands #6: Tannis & The Vault Part 2 (of 4)
Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a & c)
After finding the Dying Vault Scrolls, the group looks to Tannis to try and make sense of them. But the only way for Tannis to do that is to dive back into the most painful parts of her time on Pandora -- the times that drove her from her sanity!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Borderlands #6: Tannis & The Vault Part 2 (of 4)—Subscription Variant
Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Anthony Marques (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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True Blood Omnibus
Mariah Huehner, David Tischman, Marc Andreyko, Michael McMillian (w) • David Messina, Claudia Balboni, Stephen Molnar, Joe Corroney, Bruno Letizia (a) • Joe Corroney (c)
Follow Sookie, Bill, Eric, Lafayette, and the rest of the cast as the action, and passion, ranges from Bon Temps to New Orleans. This Omnibus collects the first three series, All Together Now, Tainted Love, and The French Quarter into one book.
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 424 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-185-5
• “Story and art that is undeniably entertaining, sink your teeth into True Blood.” –Fangoria.com

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The Ghoul Treasury Edition
Steve Niles (w) • Bernie Wrightson (a & c)
Meet The Ghoul, a monstrous investigator with a reputation for solving the world’s weirdest crimes. Presenting the original story from horror legends Steve Niles & Bernie Wrightson, in a terrifyingly large black & white treasury edition!
BW • 72 pages • $9.99
• See Bernie Wrightson’s macabre and masterful art, in black & white, and the size it was meant to be seen!

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Star Mage
JC De La Torre (w) • Ray Dillon, Franco Cespedes (a) • Dillon (c)
JC De La Torre, author of the critically acclaimed novel Ancient Rising, creates a new fusion of Science Fiction and Magic in Star Mage. Darien Connors discovers he's not from Earth, has strange magical powers, and is the key in an ancient war between two alien races of necromancers. Star Mage offers wizard battles with a side of spaceship warfare, alien worlds, and weird creatures.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-071-1
• Harry Potter meets Ender’s Game!

7th Sword #6
John Raffo (w) • Nur Iman (a) • Andrew Robinson (c)
When the 7th Sword finds its way back to Cray, it seems as though a choice has been made for him. But Cray knows that ultimately, as a Kenji, there was only ever one choice—even in the face of hopeless odds.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dead Squad #3
Matthew Federman & Stephen Scaia (w) • Michael Montenat (a) • Matt Timson (c)
The Dead Squad has thirteen hours to live and only one hope: Vargas -- a sultry ex-operative nursing both professional and personal grudges against Blake.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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