IDW PUBLISHING JULY 2010 Solicitations

IDW JULY 2010 Solicitations

IDW June 2010 Solicitations

IDW continues their string of major licenses with True Blood launching this month, plus much, much more!

True Blood #1

Alan Ball, David Tischman & Mariah Huehner (w) • David Messina (a) • J. Scott Campbell, Joe Corroney, Andrew Currie, David Messina (c)

Alan Ball’s hit HBO series, the sensually sizzling story of the lives and loves of vampires, mind readers, and all manner of creatures, comes to IDW!

Blood and sex mix on a hot rainy night at Merlotte's, when Sookie and her friends are trapped by a vengeful spirit who feeds on shame. People die and dirty secrets are revealed as Sookie, Bill, Eric, Sam, Tara, Jason, and Lafayette and are all coerced to dig deep and tell painful memories from their past—those things we all have locked within us that we never tell another living soul! Bon Temps, Louisiana has never been stranger, or more twisted, in a story co-plotted by TRUE BLOOD series creator Alan Ball, with a script by David Tischman (Bite Club) and Mariah Huehner, and lush art by David Messina (Star Trek: Countdown). First Issue special: an exclusive pullout gatefold poster by David Messina!

• HBO’s most-watched show!

• True Blood has won Emmy, Golden Globe, Scream, and People’ Choice Awards!

• True Blood was the only TV show in the top-selling DVDs of 2009!

* 4 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

© 2010 Official HBO Licensed Product © 2010 Home Box Office, Inc. All Right Reserved. HBO and related trademarks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc.

Famous Monsters of Filmland #251

Various (w) Various (a) Richard Corben (c)

IT'S ALIVE! The triumphant return of the #1 filmmonster magazine, now in full color and packed with more features than you can shake a death rattle at! Go behind the scenes of upcoming features Predators and Resident Evil: Afterlife, as well as the third season of True Blood! Explore horror cinema's history with our look at the career of cinematographer/director, Karl Freund! Chat with one of the all-time literary greats in our exclusive interview with Ray Bradbury… and enjoy a new, never-before-published Bradbury short story! Celebrate the life of FM's beloved Forrest J Ackerman in a very special memorial! All of this and more wrapped up in a phenomenal cover by Richard Corben. Ask your retailer how to get the ultra-rare variant cover by the legendary William Stout!

The ORIGINAL horror magazine, with a publishing legacy spanning more than 50 years!

For fans of Classic and Modern Horror— on the screen and off!

Featuring a tribute to the late, great FORREST J ACKERMAN!

FC • 128 pages • $12.95

© 2010 Famous Monsters of Filmland

Transformers #9

Mike Costa (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Don Figueroa, Guidi (c)

“International Incident,” Part 1: After MEGATRON left Earth three years ago, DECEPTICONS all over the globe were left stranded and leaderless. It was only a matter of time before an insane international despot assembled a bunch of them together to serve as a living Weapon of Mass Destruction, setting off the most action-packed TRANSFORMERS storyline in years, with art by fan-favorite Guido Guidi.

* 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99    

Transformers: Ironhide #3

Mike Costa (w) • Casey Coller (a) • Marcelo Matere, Coller (c)

He's been stranded on a deserted Cybertron, but IRONHIDE is about to meet the only two other functioning AUTOBOTS on the planet. One is an old friend in dire need of help, and the other is a legendary character making his IDW debut. Mike Costa and Casey Coller reveal why exactly IRONHIDE—and his death—were so important to the future of Cybertron.

* 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Nefarious #5

Simon Furman (w) • Carlos Magno (a) • Brian Rood, Magno (c)

The full scope and scale of The Initiative’s grand plan—some eighty years in the making—is revealed, and the pooling of AUTOBOT and DECEPTICON forces may just be too little too late. Armed with his very own Allspark, Carter Newell has nothing less than total annihilation on his mind!

* 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Classic Transformers, Vol. 6

Simon Furman, Bob Budiansky, Ralph Macchio (w) • Andrew Wildman, Geoff Senior, Frank Springer, Don Perlin (a)

This volume of Classic Transformers concludes the original continuity, with issues #75–80! Also included is the four-part Headmasters story written by Bob Budiansky, and the original three-part Transformers Movie Adaptation written by Ralph Macchio.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 364 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-672-9

Transformers: Bumblebee

Zander Cannon (w) • Chee (a) • Chee (c)

IDW presents the first-ever BUMBLEBEE solo tale, written by Zander Cannon (Top Ten).  BUMBLEBEE finds himself leading a group that believes him to be unprepared for the job. An opportunity to radically improve the AUTOBOTS reputation arises and he accepts, despite his reservations, embarking on a clandestine mission for the human military to find and disable all remaining rogue robots.

TPB • FC • 17.99 • 112 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-702-3

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #156

Larry Hama (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) •  Padilla, Rod Whigham (c)

The ‘80s live on in this all-new series that spins out of the Free Comic Book Day issue 155-1/2 and hearkens back to the beloved JOE comics from your childhood! Larry Hama returns to script Real American Hero even as COBRA wins the bid to provide internal security for a terrorist-beleaguered USA. First order of business: put out a secret assassination order on the disbanded G.I. Joes. SNAKE EYES isn’t taking it lying down and overreacts maybe just a tiny bit...

* 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: Hearts and Minds #3

Max Brooks (w) • Howard Chaykin, Antonio Fuso (a) • Chaykin, Fuso (c)

From Max Brooks, New York Times best-selling author of WORLD WAR Z and masterful artists Howard Chaykin and Antonio Fuso comes the next generation of G.I. JOE and COBRA.

"Torture is an ugly word. I prefer to call it ‘collecting first-rate intelligence.’"—INTERROGATOR

"At the bottom of the ocean, there's no shortage of ways to die."—DEEP SIX

* 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: Cobra #6

Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (w) • Sergia Carrera, J.K. Woodward (a) • Ben Templesmith, Antonio Fuso (c)

Arise, Serpentor... ARISE! In our last issue, you met the charismatic, fearsome, magnetic cult leader known as Serpentor. Now learn how he came to be what he is today... both the fantastic story his followers subscribe to, and the not-quite-as-godlike, yet no less terrifying, truth. The critically acclaimed series delivers its boldest, most shocking story yet!

* 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe #20

Chuck Dixon (w) • Alex Cal (a) • Kelsey Shannon, Robert Atkins (c)

Ripcord joins the series as he leads Scarlett and a team of Fobbits on a jump to a faraway tropical island. But it’s no day at the beach because COBRA owns this little slice of paradise and means to keep it. Also, Shipwreck and his crew of pirates in action against the Dreadnaught; COBRA’s gigantic submarine-cruiser. It’s a perfect storm of action and suspense!

* 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: Origins #17

Chuck Dixon (w) • Alex Cal(a) • Tom Feister, Cal (c)

The Origin of Zartan, Part 2: The twisted origin of COBRA’s man of a thousand identities continues as Zartan is trained in the ways of death and disguise by his COBRA masters. But perhaps he knows far more than they. A deadly game begins; a game where only Zartan knows the rules. A glimpse inside COBRA and their evil schemes to manipulate world events from the shadows.

2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe, Vol. 3

Chuck Dixon (w) • Robert Atkins, Joe Suitor (a) • Atkins (c)

Lost in an Incan ruin, Beach Head and Tripwire have only their wits to help them survive the ruin itself and the mercenaries chasing them. Snake Eyes reunites with an old master to begin healing up after his fight with COBRA, and Destro finally brings the M.A.S.S. Device fully online—and that spells DOOM for the G.I. JOE team! Includes the HELIX one-shot.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-692-7

Angel #35

Bill Willingham, Bill Williams (w) • Elena Casagrande, David Messina (a) • Jenny Frison, David Messina (c)

Sometimes being a “chosen” one really sucks. Which is something Connor is about to find out when his little band of merry demon warrior women decide L.A. really needs to clean up its act. No human or supernatural thingie is safe from their swords. And not even Angel knows how to get them out of this mess.

* 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Angel: Immortality for Dummies HC

Bill Willingham, Bill Williams (w) • Brian Denham, David Messina (a) • Jenny Frison (c)

Eisner Award-winning writer Bill Willingham's (Fables) first storyline on Angel: Immortality For Dummies takes us down the dark path of fame, testing old allegiances, and new friendships. When Angel goes missing, Connor steps in, and learns pretty quickly that being a hero is a lot harder than his dad makes it look.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 132 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-689-7

Spike: The Devil You Know #2

Bill Williams (w) • Chris Cross (a) • Franco Urru (c)

Spike and Eddie continue to butt heads, sometimes literally, as they try to figure out what to do about some baby Hellmouths, blood manufacturing, and oh yeah…world destruction.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Killing the Cobra: Chinatown Trollop #3

Mario Acevedo (w) • Alberto Dose (a) • Pinturero (c)

Bestselling novelist Mario Acevedo gets ready to rock-and-roll when his characters, detective-vampire Felix Gomez and his lover, the beautiful Qian Ning, escape the mean streets of Hong Kong and return to San Francisco.  But the ruthless gangster Jiang Chow strikes back and even an undead war vet like Felix is astonished by the bloodbath.

* 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Witch & Wizard: The Battle for Shadowland #3

Dara Naraghi (w) • Victor Santos (a) Fabio Moon (c)

Spinning out of James Patterson’s #1 novel! In Shadowland, Wisty and the ghosts fight the New Order troops but are losing ground. Using her magic, she inadvertently redirects various portals away from Freeland, and towards other realms and winds up in some sort of a time loop! Meanwhile, The One explains to Whit that he wants control of Shadowland, and why!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Murder of King Tut #2

James Patterson & Martin Dugard, Alexander Irvine (w) • Christopher Mitten, Ron Randall (a) • Darwyn Cooke (c)

In chapter two of this adaptation of best-selling author James Pattersons’ hit, explore exotic Egyptian landscapes in the time of the Boy King, as we discover that as Queen Nefertiti fails to produce a son, her Pharaoh, Akhenaten sires one with a lowly concubine. We also follow a young Howard Carter, the 19th century discoverer, as he learns the archeology ropes which will eventually bring him to the greatest find of the 20th century: The Tomb of Tutankhamen and the clues to his mysterious death!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Richard Stark’s Parker: The Man With the Getaway Face—A Prelude to The Outfit

Richard Stark and Darwyn Cooke (w) • Darwyn Cooke (a & c)

Darwyn Cooke’s adaptation of The Hunter was one of the best-received and most popular graphic novels of 2009. A New York Times best-seller, it has appeared on over 50 “best of the year” lists.

The second book, The Outfit, will debut in the fall, but IDW and Darwyn are presenting the first chapter here as a stand-alone preview comic. Priced at only $2.00, this is a full, 24-page story that offers new readers a perfect introduction to Richard Stark’s classic crime novel anti-hero, as well as a great story that stands alone. As an added bonus to readers, this preview is a whopping 8” x 12.”

PC • 24 pages • $2.00 • 8” x 12”

Strange Science Fantasy #1

Scott Morse (w & a & c)

This tongue-in-cheek commentary is written and illustrated by award-winning creator Scott Morse. Each chapter is a seemingly stand-alone tale, grounded by insane landscapes and surprising characters. Take, for instance, this first installment’s “Dawn of the Gearheads!,” where hip hot-rodders take over a world gone crazy, DaddyO! Or the cinema-minded noir throw-back "The Projectionist.” Strange Science Fantasy harkens back to the inspired pre-hero comics of the Golden Age! Issue 1 offers a full 28 pages of story and art plus a bonus 1-page Paul Pope strip!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

© 2010 Scott Morse.

Jurassic Park #2

Bob Schreck (w) • Nate Van Dyke (a) • Tom Yeates, Arthur Adams (c)

Lex and Tim Murphy, the well-to-do grandchildren of dearly departed John Hammond, are all grown up and carrying on Hammond’s legacy. While Lex is quelling a public outcry to re-open Jurassic Park, Tim is secretly helping create a new batch of kinder, gentler dinosaurs that are currently hatching in a secret location... until one leaves the nest and begins tearing up a small Texas town!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Doctor Who Annual 2010

Jonathan Davis, Al Davison, Matthew Dow Smith, Tony Lee (w) Kelly Yates, Davison, Smith (a) Yates (c)

IDW’s final Tenth Doctor story starts here! The TARDIS takes center stage in this oversized issue with stories by screenwriter Jonathan Davis and artist Kelly Yates, and writer/artists Al Davison and Matthew Dow Smith. Also included is a prelude to Final Sacrifice by series writer Tony Lee and artist Smith, continued in Doctor Who #13!

FC • 48 pages • $7.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-819-8

Doctor Who #13

Tony Lee (w) Matthew Dow Smith (a) Paul Grist, Smith (c)

Final Sacrifice, Part 1 of 4: On a war-ravaged alien world, the Doctor and Emily fight to save Matthew from the Advocate, while avoiding a planetwide civil war and a space-and-time misplaced Edwardian Torchwood, still hunting the Doctor since The Time Machination! Everything leads to this point—but who will die?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Doctor Who Classics III #5

Alan McKenzie (w) • John Ridgway (a) • Robert Hack (c)

IDW’s newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past continues in this all-new series, featuring the Sixth Doctor! Alan McKenzie and John Ridgway present the conclusion to “War Game” along with “Funhouse,” featuring an all-new cover by Robert Hack  and new colors by Charlie Kirchoff.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek Movie Adaptation #5

Alex Kurtzman, Robert Orci, Mike Johnson, Tim Jones, (w) • David Messina (a & c)

J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman present the official comics adaptation of their blockbuster film STAR TREK! The creative team behind the best-selling STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN returns to continue the epic adventure as Kirk comes face to face with an older, wiser Spock... and meets a certain Scottish engineer for the first time. Includes scenes not in the original film!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: Burden of Knowledge #2

Scott & David Tipton (w) • Federica Manfredi (a) Joe Corroney (c)

When the Enterprise crew embarks on a mission of planetary First Contact, Captain Kirk finds a peaceful, idyllic society, one happily linked together by a global thought network—or so it appeared. When he discovers a bitter rebellion simmering beneath the surface, will he be able to follow the Prime Directive, or find himself compelled to get involved?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor #4

John Byrne (w & a) • Byrne x 2 (c)

Our visit with the Doctor comes to an end with two titanic tales—first, Dr. McCoy must find a way to deal with a virus that just may be smarter than he is… and then a visit to an old friend finds Bones wrestling with a dilemma that cuts across the very heart of his Hippocratic Oath.

* 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Fool’s Gold

Scott and David Tipton (w) • Fabio Montovani, The Sharp Bros.  (a) • Sharp Bros. (c)

Captain Sisko and the crew of Deep Space Nine make their triumphant return to comics! When the station begins to be overrun by thieves, treasure-seekers, bounty-hunters, and other assorted ne’er-do-wells, Major Kira and Constable Odo must find out why. Can they get to the bottom of it before the station’s new visitors bring things to a boiling point?!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-699-6

MGM Drive-In Theater: It, The Terror From Beyond Space #1

Dara Naraghi (w) • Mark Dos Santos (a) • Steve Mannion (c)

MGM Drive-In Theater launches with the first of three special series updating classic sci-fi flicks! Here, It, the Terror From Beyond Space is retooled as a retro-1950s alien adventure. Returning from a rescue mission to Mars, the spaceship Challenge 142 carries the only survivor of the first expedition who is now suspected of killing his crew for their lifesaving rations. Until something starts moving in the cargo bay…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

™ & © 1958 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Mystery Society #2

Steve Niles (w) • Fiona Staples (a & c)

Created by Steve Niles and Ashley Wood!

The Mystery Society are the husband and wife quasi-celebrity team, Nick Hammond and Anastasia Collins, who spend their time, and substantial cash flow, exacting justice and starting trouble in the darkest recesses of the world’s least favorite places to be—where everything seems to go bump in the night! This issue, the Mystery Society grows to five with the addition of Secret Skull, but the celebrity spotlight fades quickly for the team when the rescue of Atomic-Age sisters from Area 51 takes a deadly turn.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper #2

Robert Bloch, Joe R. Lansdale & John L. Lansdale (w) • Kevin Colden (a & c)

In part two of the three-issue retelling of Robert Bloch’s classic tale of terror, Hollis and Jenny close in on their search for the Ripper even as he draws them into his own horrific web of murders. By award-winning writer Joe R. Lansdale and John L. Lansdale and Eisner-nominated artist Kevin Colden.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Locke & Key: Crown of Shadows HC

Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

The third storyline in the Eisner-nominated series by Joe Hill (Horns) and Gabriel Rodriguez. The dead plot against the living, the darkness closes in on Keyhouse, and a woman is shattered beyond repair, in the third storyline of the Eisner-nominated series. Dodge continues his relentless quest to find the key to the black door, and raises an army of shadows to wipe out anyone who might get in his way. Surrounded and outnumbered, the Locke children find themselves fighting a desperate battle, all alone, in a world where the night itself has become their enemy.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 152 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-695-8

Wire Hangers #3

Alan Robert (w & a) • Robert, Nelson (c)

Hard-rockin' musician, Alan Robert (of the metal-crossover band, Life of Agony), gets down and dirty in issue #3 of his Wire Hangers miniseries! Evidence is piling up against Cypra, and the NYPD are close to locking up the Suicide King Killer for good. But, do they have the wrong man in their sights?

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 ad-free pages • $3.99

Bram Stoker’s Death Ship #3

Gary Gerani (w) • Stuart Sayger (a) • Cliff Nielsen (c)

As her captain struggles with the horrible reality unfolding before him, the crew of the Russian sea vessel—the Demeter—is slowly and methodically being taken from her decks in wee hours of the night by a terrifying stowaway! Expanding on the greatest vampire story ever written, Bram Stoker’s Death Ship chronicles the frightening ocean voyage from Transylvania to England as the Demeter unknowingly transport the most evil of evils.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Pantheon #4

Michale Chiklis, Marc Andreyko (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • The Sharp Brothers (c)

While the Titans gather their forces, Zeus and his band of heroes, both Olympian and human, must face off against some of the most feared creatures in history: Medusa and the Gorgons! And, what, exactly, is Prometheus up to? Better yet, is he even sane?!

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Eternal Descent #3

Llexi Leon (w) • Jason Metcalf (a) Metcalf, Santi Casas (c)

In a city where the music never stops, the show must go on... even when the frontman has been driven insane. Loki has turned his fell designs to new prey. With the help of guitar hero Gus G, Lyra and Sirian must race against time to save Apollo—and the rest of the band—from the dissonant call of the Damned. Guest starring Firewind.

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dragon Age #3

Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnston (w) • Mark Robinson (a) • Humberto Ramos (c)

Their family dead, Gleam and her brothers Agmo and Datlin strike out on the road to find the killers. But after magically healing her brother Agmo during a fight Gleam draws some unwanted attention, from the dwarf Minderel as well as a group of murderous blood demon disciples of the Man of Light!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Pilgrim #3

Mark Ryan (w) • Mike Grell (a & c)

A ComicMix Production! The target: General Kilij Arzlan, wanted by the Hague on 47 counts of crimes against humanity. The method: Rudolf Hess’s “Secret Magical Order” that, if completed, would have taken out Winston Churchill. The weapon: Helen, an entity created of pure mental energy! A story of espionage ripped from today’s headlines!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Jon Sable, Freelance Omnibus

Mike Grell (w & a & c)

The original stories of Mike Grell's Jon Sable, Freelance are re-presented in Omnibus format for a whole generation of new readers! Follow Sable as his for-hire exploits take him from New York City to the plains of Africa as his nose for intrigue, espionage and beautiful females entertains. Collects the first 16 issues of the classic series.

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 452 Pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-694-1

Starstruck #11

Elaine Lee (w) • Michael Wm. Kaluta, Charles Vess (a) • Kaluta (c)

Bru and Galatia’s escape from the Rec Station is impeded by the instant fame accorded them by the Rec Station News Service. Meanwhile, Ronnie’s throwing a party to bring together the movers and shakers who have become a part of her private obsession, several of whom would like to see the gals dead. Shots are fired, bullets dodged, but who is kidnapping Galactic Girl Guides?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Weekly World News, Volume 1

Chris Ryall (w) •Alan Robinson (a & c)

Bat Boy! Ph.D. Ape! Manigator! UFO Alien! Ed Anger, the columnist who sits to the far right of the far right! These and many other tabloid newspaper staples from the Weekly World News are featured in their first-ever series, where they have to contend with the threat of… Chaos Cloud (as well as too many pop-culture gags to mention, but we try in the form of annotations in the back, anyway)! Also features an art gallery and original articles from the Weekly World News as additional bonus items!

TPB • FC • $17.99 Price • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-703-0

Jennifer Love Hewitt’s  Music Box, Vol. 1

Jennifer Love Hewitt, Scott Lobdell (w) • Michael Gaydos, Casey Maloney, Adam Archer, Renae DeLiz, Dan Duncan • (a) • Brian Miller (c)

In this exciting new horror anthology in the vein of Twilight Zone and Outer Limits, series creator and megastar Jennifer Love Hewitt (Ghost Whisperer) has enlisted two-time Wizard award-winning writer Scott Lobdell to help her tell pulse-pounding, fear inducing stories about a haunted music box and those it possesses!

TPB • FC • 19.99 • 120 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-693-4

Kill Shakespeare #3 

Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col (w) • Andy Belanger (a) • Kagan McLeod (c)

It's never too late to join a classic! Dying is easy; comedy is hard… Hamlet’s quest to track down the wizard Shakespeare takes an interesting turn with the entrance of the witty—yet mysterious—fool Falstaff.  Together they flee from the relentless assassins unleashed by Iago while Richard attempts to wrestle control from his rival Macbeth with the support of the alluring Lady Macbeth.  As Falstaff himself would declare, this issue features fights, frivolities, femme fatales, faeries, and fakeries, all forming one fantastic fable.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dreamland Chronicles Book 4

Scott Christian Sava (w & a & c)

In what has to be the most exciting chapter in the Award-Winning Dreamland Chronicles series... Book 4 brings us full circle as Nicole and Daniel are drawn into the magic and adventure of Dreamland for the first time. As millions of fans continue to read the Dreamland Chronicles online, Book 4 showcases the beautiful compilation of this gloriously illustrated series in stunning

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 300 Pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-599-9

Deadworld Classic, Vol. 1

Stu Kerr, more (w) • Vince Locke (a & c)

At long last, the book that zombie fans have been clamoring for—the original Deadworld series as illustrated by Vince Locke. Out of print for over a decade, the early Deadworld helped to launch the zombie craze. In addition to the first seven issues of the original series, this first volume will be a collection of Vince Locke artwork including pinups, covers, design elements as well as the original eight-page Deadworld story drawn by Vince! See why Deadworld has become known as the “grand-daddy” of all zombie comics. With Deadworld signed for a feature film, with scripting by X-Men and Watchmen’s David Hayter, now is your chance to get to the “meat of the story.”

TPB • B&W • $24.99 • 288 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-817-4

© 2010 and ™ Gary Reed

The Art of Dave Dorman: Rolling Thunder

Davd Dorman (w & a & c)

Desperado is proud to present a retrospective volume devoted to the entire career of one of today’s most popular science-fiction and comic artists, Dave Dorman. This book offers readers and fans a chance to witness his immense and phenomenal career from the early days to the present, offering glimpses of previously never-before-seen material from his files and sketchbooks, his enormously popular comic and science-fiction work, magazine and book illustrations, as well as beautifully reproduced images of his personal favorites with insights into his life and creative process. Also available as a numbered edition signed by Dorman!

HC • FC • $49.99 • 256 Pages • 9” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-673-6

© 2010 Dave Dorman

Drink and Draw Social Club, Vol. 2

Dave Johnson, Dan Panosian, Jeff Johnson, and Brad Vancata  (a) • Dan Panosian (c)

Following up on the popularity of the ever-growing phenomenon known as Drink and Draw Social Club™, Vol. 2 contains even more scribblings and scratchings. Featuring illustrations done strictly in bars and restaurants—the pints and pencil shavings make for good times and even better art.  Established in Los Angeles in 2005,  DDSC™  have now multiplied to over 1,600 participants.

HC • FC • $29.99 • 112 Pages • 12” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-690-3

© 2010 Dave Johnson, Dan Panosian, Jeff Johnson, and Brad Vancata. All rights reserved.

Drink and Draw Social Club, Vol. 2 Limited Edition

Dave Johnson, Dan Panosian, Jeff Johnson, and Brad Vancata  (a) • Dave Johnson (c)

The beautiful Drink and Draw book with a different insert cover image by Dave Johnson, and a bound in signature plate signed by all four Drink and Drawers—Dave Johnson, Dan Panosian, Jeff Johnson, and Brad Vancata—and limited to only 300 numbered copies.

HC • FC • $49.99 • 112 Pages • 12” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-820-4

© 2010 Dave Johnson, Dan Panosian, Jeff Johnson, and Brad Vancata. All rights reserved.

Sam Kieth Sketchbook #2

Sam Kieth (w & a & c)

The second installment of the Sam Kieth Sketchbook series includes 48 more pages of never-before-seen art. Working in materials and mediums of all variety, see this look at Kieth's work culled from 25 years worth of notepads.

TPB • FC • $9.99 • 48 Pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-681-1

X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan, Vol. 1

Archie Goodwin (w) • Al Williamson (a)

Al Williamson’s run on Secret Agent Corrigan from 1967 to 1979 stands as one of the artistic highlights in the history of the American comic strip. Williamson’s illustrious career included stints at EC Comics on their legendary science fiction titles, Star Wars, Flash Gordon, and Blade Runner.

Archie Goodwin was one of the most acclaimed writers and editors to work in comics. He edited the groundbreaking Blazing Combat series for Warren Publications, as well as scores of other titles. His writing credits included Batman and the Eisner Award-winning Manhunter series.

HC • BW • $49.99 •  288 Pages • 11” x 10” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-697-2

© 2010 King Features Syndicate and ™ Hearst Holdings, Inc.

Archie: Pureheart the Powerful

Frank Doyle, Various (w) • Bill Vigoda, Various (a & c)

Archie: Pureheart the Powerful collects, at long last, the short-lived yet much-loved Archie superhero parody stories that first appeared during the “camp craze” of the mid 1960s. With the upcoming Archie Comics new Pureheart the Powerful series, IDW’s reprint collection is the perfect way for fans to rediscover the original characters. This collection includes the original Archie as Pureheart comic books, as well as the early adventures that originally appeared in Life With Archie.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-688-0

Barney Google

Billy DeBeck (w & a)

“Barney Google should stand beside Little Nemo, Krazy Kat and Pogo as one of the outstanding creations in comic strip history”—Brian Walker.

Before there was Google the search engine there was Barney Google, with the goo-goo-googly eyes! This lovable comic strip character was brilliantly drawn in absorbing and hilarious stories by master draftsman Billy DeBeck. Barney gambled, hung with high-toned women and hillbillies, and played the horses! This strikingly designed hardbound book collects the most famous acclaimed adventures of Barney Google.

HC • PC • $39.99 • 224 Pages • 9.8” x 9.8” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-670-5

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Fritzi Ritz

Ernie Bushmiller (w & a)

The surreal and sweet Nancy comic strip character had an Aunt Fritzi—who in her heyday was very... Sexy! Fritzi Ritz leads off the exciting series, "The Good Girl Art Library,” with a bang! Fritzi was famed for assuming pin-up type poses to delight both her fictional beaus and her avid real-life comic strip followers. But, the hotness drew the reader in for the gags, as each Fritzi Ritz strip is also a laugh riot. The revealing introduction has rare Bushmiller artwork and photos by Craig Yoe.

HC • FC • $21.99 • 112 Pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-691-0

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