IDW Publishing has some of the most eclectic and diverse titles on the market today! From Transformers to X-Files to Locke and Key, IDW is your one stop for the weekly funny and not so funny books! Let’s find out what’s new on shelves this week from this awesome publisher! So what are you waiting for?! Start scrolling!

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


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


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


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


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



Various (w) • Steve Ditko (a & c)

Ditko’s Shorts is a fun and incredibly fascinating compilation of short comics one, two, and three pages in length. Only a brilliant master could tell a dramatic, compelling tale in such compact form. You’ll thrill as Ditko walks this exciting high-wire act without a net! The genres show the artist’s great range. There’s horror, fantasy, science fiction, western, and even humorous stories. Taken from rare comic books from a who’s who of publishers, all the comics are meticulously restored and printed in a beautiful, large-format book. Insightful introductions by punk rocker and comics historian Fester Faceplant and Eisner Award-winner Craig Yoe.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 112 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-153-4


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


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


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


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, 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


Howard Nostrand’s Nightmares—CERTIFIED COOL

Various (w) • Howard Nostrand (a & c)

Howard Nostrand’s brilliant horror-comics art was done during the height of the criticism against comics that resulted in government investigations and the Comics Code. Nostrand’s style was an incredibly skilled, perfect mash-up of the EC artists Wally Wood and Jack Davis. Nostrand could be as innovative as Will Eisner, another influence on the artist. Five stories will be painstakingly reproduced from the rare original art! WARNING: Not for the squeamish–as you can see from the cover Nostrand’s gore could be over the top–we can’t show you the insides here to protect the Diamond Previews family-friendly content.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 148 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-151-0


Kill Shakespeare, Vol. 4: The Mask of Night

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

The latest addition to the award-winning series returns with a high seas tale of pirate battles, vengeance, and lost love. Hamlet, Juliet, Othello, and Shakespeare become pawns in a deadly game of survival between the legendary masked pirate Captain Cessario, his first mate Viola, and the new terror on the water, Titus Andronicus’ forbidding war ship The Lavinia.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-058-2


John Buscema’s Silver Surfer: Artist’s Edition HC—SPOTLIGHT

Stan Lee (w) • John Buscema (a & c)

John Buscema was one of the most important artists at Marvel Comics for decades. He produced gorgeous pencils for some of the most iconic characters at the House of Ideas, including The Avengers, Thor, The Fantastic Four, The Amazing Spider-Man and many more. But he is perhaps most acclaimed for his stunning rendition of the noble Silver Surfer! This Artist’s Edition will include Silver Surfer classics #5 and #6, both double-sized issues, as well as other stories, a cover and classic page gallery, plus more! All done with the full endorsement and cooperation of the Buscema family.

HC • BW • $75.00 net discount item • 144 Pages • 12” x 17” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-145-9


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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