IDW Publishing January Solicitations

Fri, October 20th, 2006 at 12:00am PDT

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IDW Publishing has provided CBR News with their solicitation text and cover images for comics and product shipping in Janurary of 2007.

JANUARY 2007

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Space Between #1

David Tischman (w); Casey Maloney (a) Dennis Calero, photo (c)

Celebrate the 20 th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation with this all-new relaunch of the Trek franchise in comics. In the first issue of this special miniseries, planet Tigan-7requests entry into the Federation, butthe Enterprise is attacked as a hostile invader when it makes contact, andthe planet's leader has no record of any communication with any outside world.Riker,Tasha, and Databeam down to the planetin secret, and discoveran information-obsessedculture, rewriting pieces of its 6,000-year history on a daily basis, to maintainpolitical stability.An all-new, all-different, Next-Gen adventure, featuring Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise D!

*Covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1-to-1 ratio.

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FC • $3.99 • 32 pages

Ashley Wood's D'Airain Aventure #1

Ashley Wood (w & a)

Want to see the comic book live up to its ultimate potential? Then come along with groundbreaking artist/designer Ashley Wood ( Popbot ) as he presents his latest opus. D'Airain Aventure is a new ongoing monthly title, offering up 32-ad free pages of story and art from the incomparable Wood. Join Les Morts 13 and a rotating cast of characters and overlapping, intersecting stories for what promises to be one of the most unique tales ever told in comics. This first issue is presented with three special covers from Wood, as well as featuring 4" cover flaps with additional comic strip material on them. Take your comic book expectations and throw 'em out the window for this Aventure of a lifetime.

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FC • $4.99 • 32 ad-free pages

Metal Gear Solid: Sons of Liberty #10

Alex Garner (w); Ashley Wood (a & c)

The endgame of Metal Gear Solid: Sons of Liberty begins… lies, half-truths, betrayals, and bodies all begin to pile up inside the giant killing machine known as Arsenal Gear. Solid Snake takes on the fierce Arsenal Gear Tengu warriors with Raiden at his side, wielding the Ninja's sword. It will take all they've got to stop the battle from turning into a last stand as they attempt to foil the nefarious plans of the shadowy Patriots. Featuring two covers from award-winning artist/designer Ashley Wood .

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FC • $3.99 • 32 pages

Metal Gear Solid 1987 2006 KONAMI. Konami is a registered trademark of Konami Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

The Transformers: Escalation #3

Simon Furman (w); E.J. Su (a) Su, Scherwinski (c)

The action erupts onto the world stage, as MEGATRON and his DECEPTICONS stir things up in the disputed (breakaway) Soviet state of Brasnya, initiating an incendiary border conflict. Meanwhile, the AUTOBOTS-aware that one of the DECEPTICONS' (facsimile) bio-constructs is active in the area-move to intercept, setting up a truly explosive confrontation. The Transformers: Infiltration team of Simon Furman and E.J. Su continues the ongoing tale. Artist Klaus Scherwinski once again provides a variant cover for the issue, too.

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers Spotlight: Ultra Magnus

Simon Furman (w); Robby Musso (a); Musso, Scherwinski (c)

Continuing a series of one-shots focusing on some of the best-loved (or loathed) characters from the TRANSFORMERS Universe. This month, the spotlight falls on ULTRA MAGNUS, the AUTOBOTS' implacable, upstanding long arm of the (intergalactic) law. But now-in pursuit of his "most wanted" (and elusive) adversary-just how far (outside the law) is MAGNUS willing to go? By Simon Furman ( The Transformers: Stormbringer ) and Robby Musso. Escalation cover artist Klaus Scherwinski provides a variant cover, too.

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers Animated Movie Adaptation #4 (of 4)

Bob Budiansky (w); Don Figueroa (a & c)

20 th Anniversary Celebration! The world-shattering conclusion of the 4-part adaptation of the classic 1986 TRANSFORMERS movie! Unicron sets out to destroy the Transformers' home planet Cybertron-and only the power of the Matrix can stop him! Written by long-time GenOne scribe Bob Budiansky and illustrated by Trans fan-fave artist, Don Figueroa .

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Desperadoes: Buffalo Dreams #1 (of 4)

Jeff Mariotte (w); Alberto Dose (a & c)

Desperadoes rides again!Bestselling novelist Jeff Mariotte 's critically acclaimed, historically authentic horror/western series returns with a four-issue miniseries about buffalo, the past, the future, and the mysteries of the universe.In the debut, Clay runs into an old adversary, Brood gets naked, and Geronimo sends the group on a mission. With brilliant art by Alberto Dose , this installment is a must for old fans and new readers alike.

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

War Of The Undead #1

Bryan Johnson (w); Walter Flanagan (a & c)

You saw the 7-page prelude in November. Now, the three-part War begins in earnest, courtesy of monster sympathizers Bryan Johnson and Walter Flanagan , the twisted team who let Karney loose on an unsuspecting public. In East Germany in 1945, Hitler has committed suicide and the war is over, but a secret cabal of Nazis have an insane plan to resurrect Hitler's soul from Hell and place it in an earthly vessel. The ultimate goal? A planet lorded over by the unstoppable force of an immortal Hitler backed by an endless army of reanimated SS soldiers. To do this, the Nazis will have to gather the earth's greatest monsters: Dracula, the werewolf and Frankenstein's monster! World War II might soon be over… but THE WAR OF THE UNDEAD is just beginning.

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Wormwood Gentlemen Corpse #5

Ben Templesmith (a & c)

Wormwood takes his friends out to the local gambling den for Leprechaun fight night. Problem is, they're a little rabid, and if you get bitten, it's next to impossible to find a cure before you die. And not even an immortal like Wormy is immune to their bite… the Worm is back for more, courtesy of Eisner-nominated artist Ben Templesmith ,

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Retailer Incentive:

Order 10 copies, get one free Ben Templesmith sketch cover

Scarface: Scarred For Life #2

John Layman (w); Dave Crosland (a); Crosland, Photo (c)

Tony Montana is back-scraping the bottom of the barrel. The feds think they've got Tony under their thumb. A whole bunch of other scumbags believe they've got Miami under their control. And Tony's got nothin'-except for a gun, his ambition, and a plan to get back to the top. It ain't gonna be long until the bullet starts flying and the body count starts rising. Scarface 's epic return continues. Featuring art and a cover by Dave Crosland and an available photo cover, too.

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FC • $3.99 • 32 pages

24: Nightfall #3

Mark Haynes, J.C. Vaughn (w); Jean Diaz (a); Diaz, Joe Corroney (c)

With one of his team members dead and Serbian police right outside Ellis's door, has Jack Bauer's mission to eliminate the mass murderer Victor Drazen been fatally compromised? As Jack and his team close in on their high-profile quarry, are the forces of their opponent closing in on them? The first-ever 24 miniseries explaining Operation: Nightfall continues. Joe Corroney ( Spike vs. Dracula ) provides a special variant cover.

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FC • $3.99 • 32 pages

Angel: Auld Lang Syne #3

Scott Tipton (w), David Messina (a); Messina, Stephen Mooney (c)

Years of animosity boil over as Angel and Spike go head to head in the brawl to end all brawls through the streets of L.A. What set off this knockdown, drag-out battle, and who's really profiting from it? Written by Scott Tipton ( Spike: Lost and Found ) with full art and colors provided by David Messina ( Angel: Old Friends ). Stephen Mooney ( CSI: Dying in the Gutters ) provides a variant cover, too.

Covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

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FC • $3.99 • 32 pages

Spike: Asylum #5 (of 5)

Brian Lynch (w); Franco Urru (a); Urru, Photo (c)

The inmates are running the asylum, and only one thing stands between them and freedom: a smart-ass vampire with a soul. Spike: Asylum ends with a bang-numerous bangs, in fact. And stabbings. And stakings.Fists will fly and heads will most definitely roll! Spike's latest adventure concludes, courtesy of screenwriter Brian Lynch and artist Franco Urru ! Also available with a photo cover.

Covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

30 Days of Night: Spreading the Disease #2

Dan Wickline (w); Alex Sanchez (a); Nat Jones, Sanchez (c)

While on the trail of the vampire that turned Commander Cobb, an unarmed Agent Michael Henson is confronted by seven mindless vampires fueled only by their insatiable bloodlust. Meanwhile what should be the happiest day in one couple's life will take a very gruesome turn with a wedding that you will not soon forget. Dan Wickline ( 30 Days of Night: Dead Space ) and Alex Sanchez ( Doomed ) bring you the second part in the latest horrific chapter of 30 Days of Night ! Artist Nat Jones again provides an alternate cover.

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FC • $3.99 • 32 pages

Clive Barker's The Great and Secret Show #9

Chris Ryall (w); Gabriel Rodriquez (a & c)

Palomo Grove is overrun with Hollywood stars, all in town for the funeral of comedian Buddy Vance. But the celebration of the man's life turns into something altogether different as the amassed armies of dark and light threaten to tear all reality asunder. The final march to the battle for Quiddity, and our very existence, begins here!

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Fallen Angel #12

Peter David (w); J.K. Woodward (a & c)

"The Long Seduction of Jude," Part 1: When a new designer drug threatens to unleash a literal plague upon Bete Noire, Jude considers using vicious tactics upon the drug's source, Asia Minor... tactics that the Fallen Angel must prevent him from using. Written by New York Times Best-selling author Peter David ( Spike vs. Dracula ) with art by J.K. Woodward .

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FC • $3.99 • 32 pages

The Legend of GrimJack, Vol. 6

John Ostrander (w); Tom Mandrake (a); Timothy Truman (c)

IDW's re-presentation of the entire classic run of First Comics GrimJack saga continues here in this sixth volume. This latest trade paperback reproduces issues 31-37 written by creator John Ostrander and illustrated by Tom Mandrake . Featuring an all-new cover by GrimJack co-creator Timothy Truman .

TPB • FC • 168 pages • $24.99 • ISBN: 1-933239-65-4

Zombies: Eclipse of the Undead #2

El Torres (w) Yair Herrera (a & c)

The huge LA refugee camp, home to the desperate survivors of the zombie outbreak, has been abandoned by their protectors in the armed forces. As wave after wave of flesh-hungry zombies pour into the camp, it's every man and woman for themselves. This could be the end of them all, but a small, mismatched group is determined to make it out alive… if they don't kill each other first.

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Zombies!: Feast TPB

Shane McCarthy (w); Chris Bolton (a & c)

An event of nightmarish proportions has begun! The dead are walking the Earth and tearing the living limb from limb in an endless pursuit to quench their insatiable hunger for flesh. Yet not all killers are undead. Eight of the country's most notorious murderers are being transferred across state when their bus enters a town overrun with feasting corpses. Now, the town's remaining survivors find themselves fighting a battle on two sides. Five innocents, countless zombies, eight killers and a wide variety of blunt instruments whether they make it out or not, it promises to be very bloody and incredibly gruesome. In the end, it's not the nightmare outside you need to worry about, but the monsters beside you.

TPB • Color • 120 pages • $19.99 • ISBN: 1-60010-028-7

Zombies! Feast Poster

Chris Bolton (a)

All five interconnecting wraparound covers from the horrific smash-hit Zombies!: Feast book are now joined together to form one terrifying poster image, courtesy of artist Chris Bolton.

FC • 36" x 12" • $9.99

CVO: African Blood #2

El Torres (w); Luis Czerniawski (a & c)

The CVO team is infiltrated in the mountains of Ethiopia, during their search for a smuggler of magic and artillica artifacts. Cross, Britt, Bools, and Kraft are high-tech, vampire covert ops... but the Horn of Africa could be the most hostile land in the Earth, and the African Azde vampires just might be too strong for them…

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FC • $3.99 • 32 pages

Chicanos Vol. 2 TPB

Carlos Trillo (w); Eduardo (a & c)

Presenting a second volume of the smash European series Chicanos , this time featuring eight complete tales that have never been published as comics in America before. Penned by Carlos Trillo and featuring art by fan favorite Eduardo Risso ( 100 Bullets ), Chicanos follows A.Y. Jalisco, a short, unattractive Mexican woman who follows her dream of becoming a private eye in the U.S. while trying to stay one step ahead of the bad luck which inevitably follows her.

TPB • B&W • 192 pages • $19.99 • ISBN: 1-60010-043-0

 
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