IDW Publishing Solicitations for December 2010

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IDW Publishing has provided BF with info and images on all their titles, shipping worldwide in December 2010.

Next Men #1

John Byrne (w & a & c)

A NEW CHAPTER begins in the lives of the survivors of Project Next Men. New friends, new foes, and a tale that literally twists time itself out of joint. They said it would never happen, but it has! John Byrne has returned to his classic creation! This is where it STARTS, this is where you want to BE!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dungeons and Dragons #2

John Rogers (w) • Andrea Di Vito (a) • Tyler Walpole, Paul Renaud (c)

A new era in DUNGEONS & DRAGONS history continues in the second part of “Shadowplague.” Adric Fell and his band of heroes pursue a peculiar breed of zombies into the wilderness... and straight into a standoff between a trapped wagon train and marauding orcs. Their shape-changing foe is hidden in the chaos—but on which side?

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe #25

Chuck Dixon (w) • Robert Atkins (a & c)

“M.A.S.S. Destruction” blows up as the Joes go to WAR! It’s a full mobilization to intercept COBRA in a narco-terrorist state in the midst of civil war. The Joes are jumping into the fire to bring the fight to their greatest enemy, while Helix and Snake Eyes have a strategy all their own that hits COBRA where it hurts!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe Vol. 4, TPB

Chuck Dixon (w) • SL Gallant, Alex Cal (a) • Kelsey Shannon (c)

With the M.A.S.S. device finally operational, G.I. JOE rushes to uncover anything they can about the mysterious COBRA. But to what lengths will COBRA go to keep their enemies at bay? G.I. JOE ramps up the action, as the JOEs fight back against an enemy that can strike from anywhere!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-795-5

G.I. Joe: Origins #22

David Lapham (w) • Werther Dell’Edera (a) • Tom Feister (c)

Michael Monk falls further down the rabbit hole, climbing the ladder of success out of Colossus and into “the Movement.” With his family, his life, and his very his sanity at stake, the “Mad Monk” will do anything to achieve his mission goals, even if he has to step over the dead bodies of G.I. JOE to do it…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: Cobra #11

Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (w) • Antonio Fuso (a & c)

Chuckles continues his descent into the very nerve center of COBRA... only this time, he has Cobra Commander himself as a guide. Costa, Gage and Fuso take you on the final steps toward oblivion, and re-introduce yet another forgotten member of COBRA, just in time to make the trip just a little more dangerous.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #161

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

COBRA wastes no time in sending the Brainwave Scanner re-programmed DARK SNAKE EYES to hunt down the rogue G.I. JOE squad. The Joes might stand a chance if they decide to trust STORM SHADOW and believe that he is on their side now, but…

2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Classic G.I. Joe Vol. 10

Larry Hama (w) • Tony Salmons, Mark Bright, Geoff Isherwood, Herb Trimpe (a) • Jonboy Meyers (c)

Re-colored and collected together for the first time! CLASSIC G.I. JOE VOL. 10 continues the original run of A REAL AMERICAN HERO, featuring issues like "No Simple Solutions," "Taking the Plunge," "What Goes Around, Comes Around," and "Seeds of Empire." Features a brand new cover by the talented Jonboy Meyers.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 240 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-791-7

G.I. Joe: Future Noir Special #2 (of 2)

Andy Schmidt (w) • Giacomo Bevilacqua (a & c)

WHAT?! A GIANT COBRA EATING TOKYO?! And someone is RIDING it? It’s up to G.I. JOE to stop it and take down the mysterious and evil organization known as COBRA and their new secret weapon: SERPENTOR! And they’ve only got 52 manga-filled pages to do it in!

B&W w/greytones • 56 pages • $7.99

G.I. Joe: Disavowed, Vol. 2

Josh Blaylock (w) • Steve Kurth, Jamal Igle, Kevin Sharpe, Mike Miller, John Larter (a) • Sharp Bros. (c)

A Real American Hero continues as Devil's Due issues #6–13 are collected in this second volume of DISAVOWED! Includes two four-part stories, “Reckonings” and “Malfunction,” under an all-new cover by The Sharp Bros.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 192 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-796-2

Transformers 3 Movie Prequel: Foundation #1 (of 4)

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Brian Rood (c)

The first TRANSFORMERS 3 MOVIE PREQUEL begins here! The origin of the bitter rivalry between Optimus Prime and Megatron starts here! But what is the secret connection that will forever bind them? And how will it affect the future of all Transformers?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers #14

Mike Costa (w) • Nick Roche (a) • Don Figueroa, Nick Roche (c)

Two Autobots felled in the past two issues and the punishment is only beginning! A shocking revelation and an unexpected attack begins the “REVENGE OF THE DECEPTICONS,” the storyline that leaves a lot more Autobots on the operating table, and their entire future on Earth in question—and also features the return of superstar artist DON FIGUEROA!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers, Vol. 2: International Incident

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

As the Autobots and Skywatch come together against a common enemy, the Decepticons choose to forge their own alliance. However, their involvement with a powerful leader could escalate two countries into war! Can the Autobots prevent an international incident, while avoiding exposure?

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-804-4

Transformers: Sector 7 #4 (of 5)

John Barber (w) • Joe Suitor (a) • Brian Rood (c)

In the midst of the darkest days of World War II, Sector Seven's greatest fear has come true—the Nazis have captured a TRANSFORMER! The group's seven deadliest soldiers—a rag-tag group of screw-ups and cast-offs in any other context—go on what's surely a suicide mission into the heart of Nazi Germany!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Ironhide

Mike Costa (w) • Casey Coller (a & c)

During the Great War on CYBERTRON, one of the AUTOBOTS’ fallen heroes was OPTIMUS PRIME's best friend—IRONHIDE. Now, with CYBERTRON and IRONHIDE both fallen, their fates become intertwined in unexpected ways. IRONHIDE presents the tale of a hero's return that may bring new hope to their home planet.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-806-8

Transformers: Best of Starscream

Bob Budiansky, Simon Furman (w) • Alex Milne, Don Figueroa, EJ SU, and more (a) • Klaus Scherwinski (c)

He's MEGATRON's second-in-command, but he's number one in his own mind. This is STARSCREAM, fierce DECEPTICON warrior and full-time schemer. When he's not doing the bidding of his leader, STARSCREAM is plotting his ascension to the DECEPTICON throne. These stories collect his darkest and most telling moments.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-805-1

Angel #40

David Tischman, Mariah Huehner (w) • Elena Casagrande (a) • Jenny Frison, Casagrande (c)

Zapped…elsewhere, Angel discovers an old nemesis with a common foe, as James continues to turn L.A. into his own private demon farm. Can the enemy of his enemy be his friend, or is Angel about to get major league betrayed?

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Angel Vol. 2 HC: The Crown Prince Syndrome

Bill Willingham (w) • Brian Denham, Elena Casagrande (a) • Jenny Frison (c)

Angel is back righting wrongs, but quickly discovers that one of the crew is not at all what he seems. When it's revealed that James is not only not an angel, but has demon farming plans for L.A., Angel must stop him. Except that Connor goes missing, Spike may not have a soul, and the demon warrior women may have something to do with at least some of it.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 152 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-789-4
© 2010 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Angel: Illyria #2 (of 4)

Scott Tipton, Mariah Huehner (w) • Elena Casagrande (a) • Jenny Frison (c)

Illyria must complete a task before she can access the way to The Deeper Well, and she needs Spike’s help to do it. What sort of trinket could a demon possibly need, and what will she find when she goes back “home”?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Spike #3 (of 8)

Brian Lynch (w) • Franco Urru (a & c)

A flame from the past is haunting Spike's present, and wreaking havoc in Las Vegas, which is already pretty overrun with demons and vampires and your garden variety sins and sinners. But nothing is never that simple when Drusilla is involved, and a new player is about to make things very... difficult for Spike and company.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Spike: The Devil You Know

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

While out and about (drinking, naturally) Spike gets in trouble over a girl (of course) and finds himself in the middle of a conspiracy that involves Hellmouths, blood factories, and demons. Just another day in Los Angeles, really. But when devil Eddie Hope gets involved, they might just kill each other before getting to the bad guys.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-764-1

Joe Hill’s The Cape one-shot

Joe Hill & Jason Ciaramella (w) • Zach Howard (a) • Howard x 2 (c)

Locke & Key: Keys to the Kingdom takes a month break in December, but in its place is another Joe Hill extravaganza! This special one-shot takes Hill’s acclaimed short story from his best-selling short-story collection 20th Century Ghosts and adapts it to comics! The Cape will walk you along the fence of childhood innocence, and then throw you face first into a brick wall. Explore your dark side in this tale by Hill and Jason Ciaramella, with art and two covers by Zach Howard.

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

True Blood #6

David Tischman, Mariah Huehner (w) • David Messina (a) • Messina, Joe Corroney (c)

Sookie and Eric, Tara and Sam, Jason and Lafayette—they've all spilled their guts, revealing their deepest, darkest secrets—feeding the trickster spirit's need for shame; hoping he'll release them when they're finished. Now it's Bill's turn, and the 184-year old vampire's story of personal regret in post-civil war Louisiana is the most shameful of all!  But the sun is coming up, and it's up to Sookie to uncover the spirit's true intentions. Will she discover the monster's secret in time? 

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Iron Siege #1 (of 3)

James Abraham and Andrew Hong (w) • Trevor Goring (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)

WWII with a horror twist! An outfit of U.S. soldiers captures a group of Nazis led by a high-ranking SS officer.  But when they come across a deserted town with a dangerous secret, they must forge an uneasy alliance to survive an unspeakable nightmare.  It's Dawn of the Dead meets Assault on Precinct 13 in Iron Siege, a three-issue miniseries presented bi-monthly in Golden Age size. With incredible artwork by Trevor Goring and cover by Tim Bradstreet!

FC • 32 pages •  7.5” x 10.375” • $3.99

The Suicide Forest #1 (of 4)

El Torres (w) • Gabriel Hernandez (a & c)

Just outside of Tokyo lies Aokigahara, a vast forest and one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in Japan... which is also the most famous suicide spot in the entire world. Legend has it that the spirits of those many suicides are still roaming—haunting deep in those ancient woods. This series from the creators of the acclaimed The Veil examines the lives of Alan, an average worker from Tokyo and his rather unhealthy relationship with Masami, and Ryoko, a forest ranger who recovers the suicide victim's bodies from the woods. We discover that behind Ryoko's unconcerned surface lies a secret, and these three lives will be forever changed by the darkness waiting for them in the Suicide Forest.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99
© 2010 Malaka Comic Studio SL.

Doc Macabre #1 (of 3)

Steve Niles (w) • Bernie Wrightson (a & c)

Got ghosts in your garage?! Tired of those pesky zombies roaming around your front lawn? Have no fear! Doc Macabre, the one-man supernatural sweeper-upper, is here! There’s no job too big for Doc, who, with the aide of his right hand man, er… robot, Lloyd, will have you back resting in your lounge chair monster-free! (For a fee, of course!) Niles and Wrightson’s latest opus begins here!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Edge of Doom #2 (of 5)

Steve Niles (w) • Kelley Jones (a & c)

Another tale of stark-raving four-color madness from our horror hosts Steve Niles and Kelley Jones! On an exploratory mission to a strange new world, space pioneer Morgan is left behind when his ship  lifts-off without him. With years alone on a deserted planet, and struggling to keep his sanity, he creates a bond with the most unlikely of companions—his three-foot-tall weather robot. But can you trust your soul to a bucket of bolts?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Mystery Society, Vol. 1

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

Nick Hammond and Anastasia Collins are the Mystery Society and bring new meaning to "underground cult" status! Stealthily avoiding the authorities, this skulduggery duo spend their time and money righting wrongs committed in the world’s underbellies. Now, experience the group’s early exploits in this first collection from the mind of Steve Niles!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-798-6

Star Trek: Khan: Ruling in Hell #3 (of 4)

Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Fabio Mantovani (A) • Michael Stribling (c)

As the situation on Ceti Alpha V rapidly deteriorates, Khan struggles to find a way to keep his people alive in the face of planetary waste and devastation. Meanwhile, forces conspire against Khan to remove him from power, mercilessly capitalizing on Khan’s sole weakness: his beloved wife Marla…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: Burden of Knowledge

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

The newest adventure of the classic Enterprise crew begins here! When a routine Federation diplomatic visit turns suddenly and unexpectedly violent, Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, and Dr. McCoy find themselves kidnapped and halfway across the galaxy. A new Original Series-era miniseries from the creative team behind Spock: Reflections!

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-803-7

George R.R. Martin's Doorways #2 (of 4)

George R.R. Martin (w) • Stefano Martino (a) • Martino, Rebecca Wrigley (c)

Doctor Tom really didn’t know what he was getting into when he helped the mysterious woman, known only as Cat. On the run from the police, federal agents, and the equally mysterious “Thane”, Tom finally steps through one of Cat’s “doors”. Only to find that it may not be that easy to find one home.

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Witch & Wizard: Operation Zero #7

Dara Naraghi (w) • Victor Santos (a & c)

The continuing adventures of James Patterson’s hip characters from the hit novel Witch & Wizard! Our sibling heroes, Whit and Wisty Allgood, move forward with their plan to depose the One Who Is The One, with the aide of a “friend” operating within the very ranks of the New Order. It’s an all-out war and a race against time as the good guys use their magical powers to set the world free!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99
© 2010 James Patterson.

Mario Acevedo's Felix Gomez: Chinatown Trollop

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

Spinning out of the bestselling novel, The Nymphos of Rocky Flats, author Mario Acevedo brings his Iraq war veteran and vampire detective, Felix Gomez, to comics in this all-new tale of murderous mayhem involving the ruthless heroin merchants, the Han Cobras. But vampiric powers may not be enough to protect Felix or his lover from the vicious gangsters.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-797-9
© 2010 Mario Acevedo

Silent Hill: Past Life #3 (of 4)

Tom Waltz (w) • Menton3 (a & c)

IDW returns to Konami’s horror masterpiece! Jebediah “Hellrider” Foster’s dark outlaw past continues to consume any hopes he has of a brighter future with his new wife as they await the impending birth of their first child. In Silent Hill, there is always a price to pay for evil, and sometimes it’s the innocent who suffer more than the truly guilty. Written by Tom Waltz (Silent Hill: Sinner’s Reward and the Silent Hill 8 videogame) and illustrated by Menton3 (Zombies Vs. Robots Aventure).

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Kill Shakespeare #8 (of 12)

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

As word of the Prodigals' victory spreads a rebel army masses in Shrewsbury. Against this backdrop, Othello and Iago cross swords, Richard and Lady Macbeth lock horns and Hamlet and Juliet's love blossoms. But will the Dane live long enough to enjoy Cupid's fruit? Not if a ghost from Juliet's past has anything to say about it.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

MGM’s Midnite Movies: Motel Hell #3 (of 3)

Matt Nixon (w) • Chris Moreno (a & c)

Krazy HortiKulterists Vincent & Ida Smith are harvesting their special crops—the heads of the snootiest, cold-hearted snobs in America! Lured to the sicko siblings’ Napa Valley winery, these unsuspecting winos don’t know that this could be their last sip of the refined grape to pass through their lips…. It’s the final issue with a high head count!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99
MOTEL HELL ™ & © 1980-2010 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Strange Science Fantasy #6 (of 6)

Scott Morse (w & a & c) Paul Pope (a)

The final issue! TEMPLE OF THE MANGA-KA! In the year 1931, an intrepid explorer in the jungles of South America stumbles upon the find of the century—an ancient temple where the objects of worship are a strange pantheon of Gods: the Headlight, the Shogunaut, the Projectionist, G.I. Gantic, and the time-traveler Lee Peirre! Flabbergasted and astounded, the explorer journeys home to Hollywood, excited to spread the news to his brother, a big-time film producer—who steals his ideas and turns these ancient Gods into stars of the silver screen! Religion becomes pop culture becomes religion once more in the final installment of STRANGE SCIENCE FANTASY! Plus, an all-new one-page tale by Paul Pope!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99
© 2010 Scott Morse.

Doctor Who Classics, Vol. 6

Steve Parkhouse (w) • John Ridgeway (a) • Hack (c)

IDW's newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past continues with Steve Parkhouse and John Ridgway presenting stories such as "The Shape Shifter," "Voyager," "War Game," "Once Upon a Time Lord," and more featuring the sixth Doctor.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 148 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-793-1

Reid Fleming: World's Toughest Milkman Vol. 1

David Boswell (w & a & c)

David Boswell's classic counterculture icon is collected here in an oversized hardcover format. This volume collects the first Reid Fleming comic and the mini-series, Rogues to Riches, as well as Heartbreak Comics.

HC • BW • $29.99 • 224 Pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-802-0

Complete Little Orphan Annie, Vol. 6 HC

Harold Gray (w & a & c)

Introducing one of the strip's most beloved characters, the mysterious Punjab the Wizard, and including one of the most famous Little Orphan Annie stories of all—that of the brilliant Eli Eon, who invents a material that never wears out and promises to make the world a better place for everyone. Unfortunately, for both Eli and the world, evil forces are determined to steal his formula and use it for their own purposes. The only ones in their way are Annie, "Daddy" Warbucks, and their new ally, the indomitable Punjab! Includes all dailies and color Sundays from February 1, 1935 through September 30, 1936. Edited and designed by Eisner-Award winner Dean Mullaney, with biographical text by Jeet Heer.

HC • PC • $49.99 • 280 Pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-792-4
© and ® Tribune Media Services. All Rights Reserved.

Train Me, Gamble

Rudy Solis (w) • Santiago Espina (a & c)

Andrew Smith, the world’s largest monster bad-ass, has been given the task of defeating Admiral Porter, a military sociopath bent on ruling the planet Fistful. There is only one problem: Andrew can’t fight worth a damn! In order to ensure his victory, he seeks out martial instruction from the greatest fighter in the galaxy: Gamble, a 10,000-year-old, jive talking, hard drinking, fast living man who doesn’t look much older than a kid. Hilarity and large amounts of violence ensue, culminating in a climactic coming of age story set in the fun as hell future.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-766-5
© 2010 Rudy Solis. All Rights Reserved.

5 Days to Die

Andy Schmidt (w) • Chee (a) • David Finch (c)
Ray Crisara, a tough cop who’s survived a terrible car accident, discovers his wife is dead and his daughter in critical condition. Believing this was a planned hit by the city’s drug lord he’s been pursuing, Ray’s brain injury leaves him five days before he dies to track the killer or be there for his little girl… Ray’s clock is ticking.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-844-0
© 2010 Idea and Design Works, LLC.

Gulliver's Travels    

Jonathan Swift (w) • Kelley Jones (a & c)

Just in time for a new live-action release into theaters, IDW re-presents GULLIVER'S TRAVELS. This classic prose tale from Jonathan Swift is featured in a special hardcover with all-new, full-color features chapter illustrations and cover art by Kelley Jones!

HC • FC • $16.99 • 200 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-779-5
© 2010 Idea and Design Works, LLC

Wynonna Earp: The Yeti Wars

Beau Smith (w) • Enrique Villigran (a & c)

The tales of Wynonna Earp during the Yeti Wars is brought to the comics page in this all-new original graphic novel by master storyteller and Wynonna Earp creator Beau Smith, with art by Enrique Villigran. This special book-length tale also includes the bonus story "Wynonna Earp: Blood is the Harvest" with art by Manuel Vidal with colors by Adriano Honrato Lucas.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-807-5

FX2: The Lost Land

Wayne Osborne (w) • Uko Smith (a & c)

Picking up where the debut miniseries ended, Wayne Osborne and new artist Uko Smith take FX and the gang on an adventure to the center of the Earth and then beyond. This all-new, standalone graphic novel features classic comics-style superhero action taken to the very edge of imagination. 

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-794-8
© 2010 Wayne Osbourne


Marc Andreyko (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Sharp Bros. (c)

Earth in the near future is a place where the only gods worshipped are money and power. When black-market artifacts dealer Hamilton Finch stumbles upon a cache of ancient treasures, he does not expect to come face-to-face with Zeus himself! Is it true? Do the gods walk among us? And what event has caused them to show themselves after so many millennia? Panteon was created by celebrity actor Michael Chiklis (Fantatsic Four, The Shield)!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-799-3
© 2010 Idea and Design Works, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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