The GeeksverseIDW Publishing Previews For 05/25/11

IDW Publishing Previews For 05/25/11
Published on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 by

IDW has released previews for their books coming out on Wednesday.

Angel Yearbook
Brian Lynch, Peter David, Scott Tipton, Jeff Mariotte, more (w) • Urru, Runge, Mooney, Casagrande, Frison, more (a) • Jenny Frison, David Messina (c)
IDW’s final farewell to the Angelverse is full of the creators who have been telling stories about the vampire with a soul from the very beginning. Each tale will be a farewell from the writers and artists who have known him best.
FC• 48 pages • $ 7.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-961-4
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

Bullet points:
• Features the final new stories from the Angelverse!
• Stories by fan-favorite creators from throughout IDW’s run, including Brian Lych, Jeff Mariotte, Peter David, Scott Tipton, David Messina, and more!

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Bloom County: Complete Library, Vol. 3 S/N Edition
Berkley Breathed (w & a & c)
IDW Publishing is proud to announce a very special limited edition of Bloom County: The Complete Library Vol. 3. 1,000 numbered, bound-in bookplates, each signed by Bloom County creator Berkeley Breathed. 
NOTE: Quantities
HC • PC • $50.00 • 272 Pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-898-3

Deep Sleeper
Phil Hester (w) • Mike Huddleston (a & c)
Cole Gibson is a frustrated writer and family man haunted by terrifying nightmares that prove to be a doorway into a hidden level of reality populated by dazzling and frightening beings. There is a war being fought on this astral plane, a conflict waged with unfathomable forces by creatures beyond imagining: body-stealing shamans bent on usurping the power of God; a planet-killing personification of violence clothed in the flesh of his victims; warrior monks who allow themselves to be possessed to harness the power of the demons they host; and a wasted husk willing to commit any atrocity to regain his physical form. Cole realizes that he himself is the ultimate prize in this war and that he must risk his sanity and his soul to save his family. A unique blend of horror, love story, philosophy and action from the creators of The Coffin!
HC • FC • $21.99 • 144 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-900-3

Bullet Points:
• From critically acclaimed creators Phil Hester and Mike Huddleston!
• The hard-to-find graphic novel back in print as a hardcover!

Doctor Macabre
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!
HC • FC • $17.99 • 88 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-915-7

Bullet Points:
• From the creative team that brought you Dead, She Said and The Ghoul!

Doctor Who #5
Tony Lee (w) • Mark Buckingham (a) • Tommy Lee Edwards, photo (c)
En route for the World Cup final in 1966, the Doctor, Amy, and Rory find themselves in London a thousand years in the past! And Vikings and Saxons are fighting over who owns the land—and Amy! Can Rory win his new wife back… in a penalty shootout? This special issue features art by Eisner-winner Mark Buckingham of Miracleman and Fables fame.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Interior art by Eisner-winner Mark Buckingham of Miracleman and Fables fame!
• Ask your retailer how to get a rare variant cover by Mark Buckingham!

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George R.R. Martin’s Doorways
George R.R. Martin (w) • Stefano Martino (a & c)
Doctor Thomas Mason had a regular life, with a regular job, and a regular girlfriend. Until one night, zapped from somewhere else, a mysterious young woman named Cat ends up in his E.R. Pursued by the government and twisted creatures from her own world, Cat inadvertently embroils Tom in her quest for freedom. A quest that takes him to alternative Earths he never imagined… and from which he may never return!
HC • FC • $21.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-916-4

Bullet Points:
• A graphic novel written solely by George R.R. Martin (Game of Thrones)!
• George RR Martin’s many literary accomplishments include winning four Hugo Awards two Nebula Awards.

Dungeons & Dragons #7
John Rogers (w) • Denis Medri (a) • Tyler Walpole, Medri (c)
The origin of Fell’s Four is so huge, it’s grown to two issues! While stranded in the Feywild, Adric recounts for Tisha how Fell’s Four was born—and almost died the very same day. Join us as John Rogers brings us a new chapter in these 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:
• The origin of Fell’s Four comes to a conclusion!
• Ask your retailer about the rare classic X-Men “homage” variant cover by Jorge Lucas, and the super-rare sketch version!

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Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Zach Howard x 3 (c)
The “COBRA CIVIL WAR” begins in earnest! COBRA COMMANDER IS DEAD… long live COBRA Commander! The only problem is… there are NINE candidates for the job, and with each more treacherous than the last… who knows how long ANY of them will live?! The BARONESS kicks some tail, BLACKLIGHT battles Joe forces, and SERPENTOR has a secret that could mean the end of G.I. JOE as we know it!
*3 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet Points:
• New #1! New Story Arc!
• Three candidate covers by Zach Howard! Collect them all!
• “COBRA: Things to come” poster inside by Antonio Fuso!
• The return of Serpentor!

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Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #3
Eric Powell & Tracy Marsh (w) • Phil Hester (a) • Eric Powell, Jeff Zornow (c)
Godzilla, Rodan, and Anguirus continue their devastation, and the worldwide media begins to chime in. As people around the globe suffer, celebrities band together to save the monsters from human counterattack, and the president is criticized for being “soft on monsters.” Meanwhile… a mysterious giant egg washes ashore in France. And what’s with those creepy little twin girls?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Eric Powell, 1 Jeff Zornow cover)

Bullet Points:
• Ask your retailer how to get a different character cover each issue. In this issue: Anguirus!

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Shannon Eric Denton, Keith Giffen, Steve Niles (w) • Anthony Hightower (a & c)
In rural New England, a hiker is infected with an ancient curse days before his ten-year high school reunion. If his soul is pure he will be able to resist its bloodlust, it not… nothing will be able to stop him! Created by veteran storytellers Shannon Eric Denton (Graveslinger), Keith Giffen (Justice League), and Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), Gutwrencher features dynamic art by Anthony Hightower.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-936-2

Bullet Points:
• And you thought YOUR high school reunion was a nightmare?

Kill Shakespeare #11
Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col (w) • Andy Belanger (a) • Kagan McLeod (c)
With one trusted friend dead and the Prodigal army in pieces, Hamlet must plunge back into the Globe Woods. But even if he survives this second trip into the mouth of madness, can Shakespeare’s fabled quill stop the horrific combined might of Richard III, the Black Guard, and Lady Macbeth’s foul magic?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Suicide Girls #2 (of 4)
Brea Grant (w) • David Hahn (a) • Cameron Stewart (c)
The worldwide network of SuicideGirls wants Frank to join, and Frank desperately wants to find her friend Xenia. But head SG Sana knows Frank isn’t telling the whole truth, and there’s no way they can fight AutoCorpe unless they find out what she’s hiding.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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TRANSFORMERS: The IDW Collection, Vol. 4
Simon Furman, Shane McCarthy, Andy Schmidt, Josh Van Reyk, Shaun Knowler (w) • E.J. Su, Nick Roche, Dan Khanna, James Raiz, Alex Milne, Casey Coller, Marcelo Matere (a) • E.J. Su (c)
The re-presentation of IDW’s TRANSFORMERS Universe continues in Volume 4! This collection includes the TRANSFORMERS series Maximun Dinobots and the four-part Drift story, as well as Spotlights: Cyclonus, Hardhead, Doubledealer, Sideswipe, Drift, Metroplex, and Jazz.
HC • FC/BW • $49.99 • 352 Pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-938-6

Bullet Points:
• Features another incredible cover from E.J. Su, this time featuring GRIMLOCK.

TRANSFORMERS: Heart of Darkness #3 (of 4)
Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning(w) • Ulises Farinas (a) • Farinas, Casey Coller (c)
“CHAOS” PRELUDE! We learn new truths about the TRANSFORMERS’ ancient history—truths that may lead to their ruin. GAVATRON and company gather arms and recruit major forces. With a raving lunatic leading the DECEPTICON forces—absolute destruction is sure to follow. HoD leads directly into “CHAOS”—the first-ever TRANSFORMERS event book from IDW!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

Bullet Points:
• The Road to “CHAOS” starts here!
• Introducing a brand new TRANSFORMERS villain!

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Gary Gerani (w) • Steve Chorney (c)
Fantastic Press strikes again with its second offering, this time exploring the ultra-fanciful universe of spaceships, exotic planets, time travel and extraterrestrials. The Top 100 Sci-Fi Movies are reviewed and ranked by fantasy screenwriter/film historian Gary Gerani, who covers everything from early silent groundbreakers like A Trip to the Moon to today’s widescreen, computer-generated blockbusters. With over 600 rare visuals, full color layouts and an introduction by one of Hollywood’s greatest filmmakers, this exciting new pictorial overview is the ideal companion book to 2010’s Top 100 Horror Movies.
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 192 Pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-879-2

Bullet Points:
• Written by Pumpkinhead co-creator , Bram Stoker’s Death Ship writer, and Top 100 Horror Movies author Gary Gerani
• Contains over 600 visuals rare photos and posters, priceless information, and never-before published cultural artifacts.

True Blood: Tainted Love #4 (of 6)
Marc Andreyko & Michael McMillian (w) • Joe Corroney (a) • Jenny Frison, J. Scott Campbell (c)
The second True Blood story-arc ramps up to vampire speed! Eric and Sookie make a surprise visit to the Tru Blood bottling plant on their quest to discover the truth behind the contaminated bottles! Back in Bon Temps, Jessica’s rampage takes her to Bon Temps High with a thirst for revenge. Did we mention it’s Prom Night?! Don’t miss out the startling 4th chapter of True Blood Volume 2!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

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