The GeeksverseIDW Previews For 04/06/11

IDW Previews For 04/06/11
Published on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 by

IDW Publishing has released previews for their titles that are in stores today.

ARCHIE: BEST OF DAN DeCARLO, VOL. 2
Various (w) • Dan Decarlo (a) • Dan Decarlo (c)
The second collection of Dan DeCarlo classics starts once again in the 1950s and travels through the 1960s and into the ‘70s. You’ll find gorgeous and hysterically funny stories, each scanned from DeCarlo original art, and meticulously re-colored using the actual comics they were first published in as guides. To the long-time reader, it will feel like these books were straight off the rack at your local soda shop. To new readers, you will find the mastery of Dan DeCarlo and his collaborators as fresh and new today as when it was first published.
HC • FC • $24.99 • 152 Pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-873-0

Bullet Points:
• Aside from Bob Montana, no single artist is more associated with the teenagers of Riverdale High.
• DeCarlo won the National Cartoonists Society Award for Best Comic Book in 2000 for Betty & Veronica.

Doctor Who Classics: Seventh Doctor #3
Mike Collins (w) • Kev Hopgood (a) • Robert Hack (c)
IDW’s newly recolored reprints of classics Doctor Who tales continue with the Seventh Doctor! The Doctor unravels a mystery in Victorian London in the complete three-parter “Claws of the Klathi.” Features an all-new cover by Robert Hack and new colors by Charlie Kirchoff.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #5
John Rogers (w) • Andrea Di Vito (a) • Tyler Walpole, Billy Dallas Patton (c)
The explosive conclusion of the first storyline, “Shadowplague”! Fell’s Five have plumbed the depths of the dwarven ruins, but where they end up is out of this world. Join us as John Rogers and Andrea Di Vito forge ahead with their thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Ask your retailer how to get:
o A rare black-and-white cover by Billy Dallas Patton!
o A super-rare character sketch cover by Andrea Di Vito!

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FALLEN ANGEL: RETURN OF THE SON #3 (of 4)
Peter David (w) • J.K. Woodward (a & c)
If you read only one third issue of a four-issue limited series in which the entire karmic fate of the world is hinging upon the power struggle in a mysterious city between a fallen angel, the grandson of Adam, and a soul-sick former priest, it has to be this one!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet point:
• Ask your retailer how to get a special cover by Fallen Angel co-creator David Lopez!

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G.I. JOE: TALES FROM THE COBRA WARS
Max Brooks, Chuck Dixon, Matt Forbeck, Jon McGoran, Jonathan Maberry, John Skipp & Cody Goodfellow, Duane Swierczynski, Dennis Tafoya (w) • Gabriele Dell’Otto (c)
GI JOE: Tales from the Cobra Wars is an action-packed collection of all-original prose stories. Flint, Scarlett, Destro, the Baroness―they’re all here as the ongoing war between GI JOE and COBRA is depicted from every angle. This trade paperback presents eight novella-length tales, penned by today’s leading crime and thriller writers, such as Jonathan Maberry, Duane Swierczynski, Chuck Dixon, and Dennis Tafoya. Cobra Wars is edited by Max Brooks, who also supplies a new story, and features new illustrations for each story.
TPB • BW • $16.99 • 320 Pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-881-5

Bullet Points:
• All-original prose stories by some of today’s most notable authors!
• Superstar author Max Brooks (World War Z, G.I. JOE: Hearts and Minds) edits the collection and contributes an all-new G.I. JOE story!

Infestation #2 (of 2)
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning (w) • David Messina (a) • JK Snyder III, David Messina (c)
This is it! IDW’s first-ever mega event ends here! Britt has returned from the universes of TRANSFORMERS, GHOSTBUSTERS, G.I. JOE and STAR TREK, armed with new technology that will spread the Infestation across all known realities. Zombie apocalypse looms and the remaining members of CVO are running out of options… humanity’s last hope may be a risky sacrifice that could alter the IDW universe forever!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Iron Siege #3 (of 3)
James Abraham and Andrew Hong (w) • Trevor Goring (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)
The fuse is lit, the plan is set… our intrepid soldiers have combed the ruins of their medieval prison for the pieces of a daring escape attempt. But not everything goes according to plan. Nazi and US soldier fight side by side, as Karl takes the reins to lead the group out of hell… but does the Nazi commander have an ace up his sleeve? 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 #4 (of 4)
John Byrne (w & a & c)
The dinosaurs are breeding and continue their deadly hunt—and humans are the prey! With the possibility of dinos spreading across the continental United States a real danger, Sheriff Tobias and company are forced to resort to unconventional measures to contain the threat. But the dinosaurs aren’t going extinct again without a fight! John Byrne’s reptile rampage comes to a ravenous conclusion!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Love and Capes: Ever After #3 (of 5)
Thom Zahler (w & a & c)
The continuing adventures of comicdom’s favorite super-couple! Abby’s going back to the past, and taking Mark with her… to her high school reunion. Mark’s going to get to see what teenage Abby was like, but will he like what he sees? And Darkblade and Charlotte have been friends for years. But now that Darkblade and Amazonia are dating, how will the princess warrior feel about that?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Ask your retailer how to get a rare variant cover by Eisner- and Harvey Award-winning cartoonist Darwyn Cooke (Parker: The Outfit)

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MGM Midnight Movies: It! The Terror… & Motel Hell
Matt Nixon, Dara Naraghi (w) • Chris Moreno, Mark Dos Santos (a) • Steve Mannion (c)
IDW and MGM pair up to thrill your optic sensors with dizzying drama and dread from the silver screen. First, in It!, the spaceship Challenge 142 nears Earth as it returns from a rescue mission on Mars, and it turns out they may have more in their cargo than the prisoner they suspect of murder. Then in Motel Hell, Vincent and Ida Smith have unsuspected thrills in store for the guests at their Napa Valley winery! Heads are gonna roll!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-904-1

Bullet Points:
• Classic Silver Screen sci-fi and slasher fun crafted for the comics page!
• Two great classic horror tales in one collection: It! Terror from Beyond Space and Motel Hell.

Star Trek: Khan: Ruling in Hell
Sscott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Fabio Mantovani (a & c)
When the most infamous villain in Star Trek history is last seen in the Original Series episode “Space Seed,” Khan Noonien Singh’s an elegant, proud warrior-king. When he’s next seen in Star Trek II, he’s a grizzled maniac, twisted by loss and an unquenchable thirst for revenge. What has happened between these two points in time to so radically alter what seemed to be an unbreakable will? That story is finally told!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-909-6

Bullet Points:
• Scott and David Tipton tackle the long-lost story of Khan!
• Features the most famous villain in Star Trek history!

SUPERSTAR: AS SEEN ON TV
Kurt Busiek (w) • Stuart Immonen (a & c)
Meet Superstar, a hero for the media age: the more popular he is, the more powerful he is. With the public behind him, he can work miracles—without them, he’s nothing. Superstar’s made a deal with his father, an international media tycoon, to promote him and keep him powerful enough to save the world. But now he walks a fine line between staying famous enough to do the most good, and becoming just another “property” in his father’s portfolio.
HC• FC • $14.99 • 80 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-889-1

Bullet Points:
• Contains the complete saga of Superstar, and behind-the-scenes text and art detailing the development of the character with never-before seen art, including character designs from Paul Ryan and Alan Davis.
• All the action, suspense and characterization you expect from Kurt Busiek (Avengers) and Stuart Immonen (Superman) plus, an incisive look at superheroes and celebrity in a world where fame literally is power.

Transformers: Sector 7
John Barber (w) • Joe Suitor (a & c)
Spinning out of the hit movies Transformers and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen—witness the secret history of SECTOR 7 and their torrid connections to the alien Transformers in this century-spanning tale that follows a cursed family as they protect the Earth from invaders far more advanced than anything on Earth!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-913-3

Bullet Points:
• Building on the big-screen universe of Transformers!

Zombies vs Robots Aventure
Chris Ryall (w) • Menton Matthews III, Paul
McCaffrey, Gabriel Hernandez (a) • Menton III (c)
Zombies vs Robots is back, retooled, and rarin’ to
go (again). Chris Ryall scripts, Ashley Wood provides the cover, and a cadre of new artists tackle three tales: “Kampf,”
with art by Menton Matthews III; “Masques” by Paul
McCaffrey; and “Zuvembies” by Gabriel Hernandez.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-869-3

Bullet Points:
• Now in trade paperback!

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