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IDW 11/03/10 Releases and Previews
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Art of Jim Starlin
Jim Starlin (w & a & c)
Desperado and IDW are proud to present a retrospective volume devoted to the career of one of the most popular comic book artists of the last 35 years, Jim Starlin. Covering everything from his humble beginnings to his rise as one of the industry’s top creative talents, this book follows the journey of one of the industry’s most fascinating talents. From Captain Marvel to Warlock to Dreadstar to Thanos, this oversized volume will have something for every fan of comic book history and art.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 312 Pages • 9” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-770-2

Art of Jim Starlin Signed & Numbered Limited Edition
S/N HC • FC • $79.99 • 312 Pages • 9” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-771-9

Bullet points:
• From the publishing house and designer responsible for the Eisner Award-winning The Art of Brian Bolland and Eisner Award nominated The Art of P. Craig Russell.

The Coffin: 10th Anniversary Edition
Phil Hester (w) • Mike Huddleston (a & c)
The legendary cult classic returns to print in this deluxe hardcover tenth anniversary edition. Dr. Ashar Ahmad is a brilliant but heartless scientist intent on proving the physical existence of the soul, going as far as to create an impenetrable cybernetic skin that will trap the human soul after the body within has died—a walking coffin. Only when a dying Ahmad is encased in one of his prototypes does he realize the value of the life he has wasted. A desperate race to reclaim his technology from an evil corporate overlord, and save the life of the daughter he once disavowed, force him to become the man he never was in life. An amazing combination of science fiction, horror, and spiritual awakening, The Coffin is one of the classics of independent comics.
HC • PC • $21.99 • 136 Pages • 7.25” x 10.8” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-827-3
© 2010 Phil Hester and Mike Huddleston

Bullet points:
• 10th anniversary edition of the acclaimed book by Hester and Huddleston!
• The debut graphic novel of Eisner Award-nominated cartoonist Phil Hester (Firebreather, Deep Sleeper, The Wretch) as writer and Mike Huddleston (Gen 13, Manbat, Deep Sleeper) as artist.
• Foreword by Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy)
• Optioned by James Cameron’s (Avatar, Terminator) Lightstorm production company for feature film development.
• Features a full color short story epilogue colored by Dave Stewart.
• Full color cover gallery featuring all of Mike Huddleston’s original painted covers.
• Pin-up section featuring astounding visions of The Coffin by today’s brightest comic book stars.
• Sketchbook section revealing Mike Huddleston’s preparatory drawings and designs.
• Stunning new cover by Huddleston.

G.I. Joe #24
Chuck Dixon (w) • Robert Atkins (a & c)
“M.A.S.S. Destruction” continues as Mainframe and Dial-Tone engage in long-range combat in the Hindu Kush using predator drones. They bring the fight to COBRA from ten thousand miles away and learn that, even in a virtual war, the heart can be a casualty. See StormShadow in action, and also, what will a captured COBRA Viper reveal to the Joes?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Ghostbusters: Haunted Holidays
Dara Naraghi, Keith Dallas, Jim Beard, Peter David (w) • Salgood Sam, Josh Howard, more (a) • Nick Runge (c)
Join the Ghostbusters—Egon, Ray, Peter, and Winston—as they save the world from deadly haunts while still trying to take a break from the rat race. It’s holiday season for the guys, and Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Independence Day, and Halloween are a veritable feast of fun and fears, served up Ghostbusters-style in this all-new trade paperback collection.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-778-8
™ and © 2010 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved.

Graphic NYC Presents: Dean Haspiel-The Early Years
Christopher Irving/Dean Haspiel (w) • Haspiel (a & c)
Graphic NYC Presents: Dean Haspiel—The Early Years gives the low-down on the revolutionary indie artist, from his salad days working for Howard Chaykin on American Flagg! to his digital days spearheading the ACT-I-VATE Web collective. The creators of, Christopher Irving and Seth Kushner, bring you Dino’s early Billy Dogma and semi-autobio comics presented against the framework of Irving’s essays and Kushner and Ryan Roman’s photography. Along with a color section, this trade also features a never-before seen Billy Dogma story and artwork, all selected by Dean himself. Enjoy 192 pages of Dino’s aggro-moxie in this sexy, black-and-white trade with a 16-page color section, the first of a new series by Graphic NYC!
BW/FC • TPB • $19.99 • 240 Pages • 978-1-60010-825-9

Bullet points:
• Features a never-before seen Billy Dogma story and artwork, all selected by Haspiel himself.

Michael Recycle Saves Christmas
Ellie Bethel (w) • Alexandra Colombo (a & c)
Santa is in trouble—the elves are running out of materials to make toys! If something doesn’t change fast there won’t be any toys for kids this Christmas—each kid will only get one grey sock instead (there aren’t enough socks for a pair even!). Cue Michael Recycle, our super green hero, who flies in with a message for Santa: Reuse and Recycle!
Whilst Michael teaches the elves to make gifts out of everyday items (bouncing balls out of lots of elastic bands, Christmas decorations from tin cans, bracelets out of paperclips etc), Solar Lola is busy providing enough light and electricity for the hive of activity that ensues!
TPB • FC • $15.99 • 32 Pages • 11 3/8” x 10 3/8” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-843-3
© 2010 Idea and Design Works, LLC.

Bullet points:
• A follow up to the hugely successful Michael Recycle and Michael Recycle Meets Litterbug Doug books.
• Environmental awareness is at an all-time high—especially among kids, who are learning about the topic in school and becoming more passionate about saving the Earth.

Mystery Society #4 (of 5)
Steve Niles (w) • Fiona Staples (a & c) After being framed for murder by the government, Nick and Anastasia are forced to abandon their home for a new, secret headquarters. Meanwhile, in Baltimore, new team members Secret Skull and the robot Verne are hot on the trail of the thief who stole the skull of Edgar Allan Poe! FC • 32 pages • $3.99
© 2010 Steve Niles and Ashley Wood.

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Strange Science Fantasy #5 (of 6)
Scott Morse (w & a & c) Paul Pope (a)
Ever had your heartstrings pulled just a bit too hard? Ever had the love of your life wrap you around their finger? ver had to bend to the will of romance, only to fall flat? Then you know what’s got the FOOLISH FLING all bent out of shape! An ordinary man that’s turned to putty in the hands of love finds himself twisted in a knot… but can he bounce back? This issue of Scott Morse’s acclaimed STRANGE SCIENCE FANTASY is a love-letter to comic book legend, Jack Cole, folks, so be prepared for a stretch. Plus, an all-new one-page tale by Paul Pope!
FC • 30 pages • $3.99
Strange Science Fantasy is TM & © 2010 Scott Morse. All Rights Reserved.

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Transformers: Nefarious
Simon Furman (w) • Carlos Magno (a & c)
The sequel to TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN starts here! What is The Initiative? More to the point, why doesn’t the all-seeing SOUNDWAVE know anything about it? How did they come to reanimate/control RAVAGE? SOUNDWAVE must find the answers, and he’ll destroy anything in his path to get them! The big screen adventures of the TRANSFORMERS continue.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 148 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-787-0

Silent Hill: Past Life #1
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