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IDW Publishing Releases and Previews for 02/02/11
Published on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 by

IDW Publishing as released previews for their new books coming out this week.

Chester Gould’s The Complete Dick Tracy Vol. 11
Chester Gould (w & a & c)
This volume introduces Mumbles—one of Dick Tracy’s greatest villains—and sees Tracy form the Crime Stoppers Club, teaching young boys and girls crime detection techniques. The fascinating (and sometimes grotesque) parade of characters continues, including Coffyhead, Hypo, Bronko, Kiss Andtell, Acres O’Riley, Heels Beals, and Autumn Hews. Plus, everyone dreads seeing what the baby born to B.O. Plenty and Gravel Gertie will look like! Edited and designed by Eisner Award-winner Dean Mullaney, with introductions by Max Allan Collins and Jeff Kersten. Containing all daily and Sunday comic strips from March 17, 1947 through September 26, 1948.
HC • PC • $39.99 • 264 Pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-579-1

Bullet Points
• B.O. Plenty and Gravel Gertie are having a baby!
• Mumbles joins Gould’s expanding rogue’s gallery!
• Tracy founds the Crime Stoppers Club and legions of America’s kids rejoice!

DOC MACABRE #3 (of 3)
Steve Niles (w) • Bernie Wrightson (a & a)
After conducting experiments to detect artificial ghost hauntings, Doc Macabre and his robot pal, Lloyd, finally track down the culprit. With solid leads and advice from Dead, She Said’s Coogan and The Ghoul, young Doc Macabre is ready to confront the Swami of Real Estate. Laughs and horrors abound! Features the concluding prose short by Steve Niles, too!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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G.I. Joe #26
Chuck Dixon (w) • Robert Atkins (a & c)
“M.A.S.S. DESTRUCTION” rolls on as Snake Eyes and Helix battle alone in COBRA’s lair. The two deadliest Joes are stranded with no hope of rescue and are surrounded by hundreds of COBRA troops. This is the bullet-riddled and sword-flashing confrontation Joe fans can’t miss!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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G.I. JOE: FUTURE NOIR
Andy Schmidt (w) • Giacomo Bevilacqua (a & c)
And now, for something different: IDW and Hasbro present an all-new take on the famed soldiers that includes high-explosive action in anime-influenced “future noir” style! Join DUKE, SCARLETT, SNAKE EYES and HELIX as they take G.I. JOE into a mysterious investigation that’s about to turn their world upside down! What is this COBRA cult? And how can it have Japan under its control? And, is that a giant snake stomping through Tokyo?!
TPB • Black & White with grey tones • $12.99 • 120 Pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-865-5

SALES POINTS:
• Brand-new take on the classic G.I. JOE concept!
• Military adventures in a manga style!

IRON SIEGE #2 (of 3)
James Abraham and Andrew Hong (w) • Trevor Goring (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)
How do you defeat an army of monsters when all you have for help… are your sworn enemies? This is the situation that faces our stranded unit as they fight through the haunted streets of a french village to save the life of their German POW. But while our soldiers discover a possible weakness in the monsters’ defenses and begin crafting a plan to escape this nightmare, their reluctant leader Sgt. Delacey, is faced with a decision no soldier should have to make. Presented in Golden Age size with 27 pages of story and a cover by Tim Bradstreet!
FC • 32 pages • 7.5” x 10.375” • $3.99

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JURASSIC PARK: THE DEVILS IN THE DESERT #2 (of 4)
John Byrne (w & a & c)
The nature of the dinosaur terror reveals itself and the Feds have started to get involved. That’s little consolation to young Tyler, who is determined to find out what happened to his disappeared dad… a quest that leads him directly into a nest of hungry dino mouths! Can Sheriff Tobias and his men save Tyler before it’s too late? John Byrne continues his unique take on the world of Jurassic Park!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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TRANSFORMERS: INFESTATION #1 (of 2)
Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning (w) • Nick Roche (a) • John K. Snyder III, Nick Roche with Gabriel Rodriguez (c)
The biggest event in IDW Publishing’s history infects the TRANSFORMERS universe with this two-part, bi-weekly series written by Infestation architects Abnett and Lanning! BOOM! BAM! SMASH! Buildings are falling, and the dead are rising! When Big-Bad GALVATRON crash lands on Earth, something ain’t right. It’s up to our ‘Bots-in-blue to run to the rescue or… well… EVERYONE to fight off not just Galvatron, but the zombie horde spreading through Las Vegas!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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