The GeeksverseIDW Publishing Previews For 06/01/11

IDW Publishing Previews For 06/01/11
Published on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 by

The books may have shipped late, but IDW has previews for them.

30 Days of Night: Night, Again #2 (of 4)
Joe Lansdale (w) • Sam Kieth (a & c)
After a strange party of half-starved wanderers make their way to the weather-changing station, it is soon learned they they’ve created their own bloody swath across the icy wastelands of the Antarctic while being pursued by rabid vampires. Meanwhile, what secret does the WWII torpedo discovered in the ice hide, and why is there something knocking on the inside of it?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Doctor Who Classics: The Seventh Doctor #5
Grant Morrison, Dan Abnett (w) • Bryan Hitch, John Ridgway (a) • Robert Hack (c)
IDW’s newly recolored reprints of classics Doctor Who tales continue with the Seventh Doctor! Follow the Doctor’s adventures in “Culture Shock” and “Echoes of the Mogor” as only Grant Morrison & Bryan Hitch and Dan Abnett & John Ridgway can tell them! Features an all-new cover by Robert Hack and new colors by Charlie Kirchoff.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Classic stories by Grant Morrison & Bryan Hitch and Dan Abnett & John Ridgway!

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G.I. Joe: Volume 2 #2
Chuck Dixon (w) • Javier Saltares (a) • Tom Feister, Saltares (c)
Storm Shadow and Zartan invade The Pit! One can’t be killed and the other can’t be seen! At the same time, General Hawk and Dial-Tone are being stalked by an army of killers in our nation’s capital. They’re on the run with no one to trust. The Cobra Civil War is just getting started!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Selling Points:
• COBRA CIVIL WAR tie-in!

Jurassic Park: The Devils in the Desert
John Byrne (w & a & c)
He’s played in some of comics’ most loved universes, and made more than a few of his own. Now, industry legendary John Byrne brings his talents to a world where science and technology meet to bring beasts of the past back to life. We’re talking, of course, about Jurassic Park! And if you thought the dinos getting off the island was the worst that could happen, think again!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-923-2

Sales Points:
• These deliciously devilish dinos are on new turf and ready to rumble!

Li’l Abner, Vol. 3
Al Capp (w & a & c)
IDW’s The Library of American Comics invites you to (g-gulp!), (chuckle), (sigh!!), and (*moan*) like a real Dogpatcher at all the fun and excitement in Volume 3 of The Complete Li’l Abner! Enjoy breakneck comedy in these daily and full-color comic strips from 1939 and 1940, as Al Capp spoofs the movies Topper and The Grapes of Wrath—sends Lonesome Polecat and Hairless Joe to New York, armed with a fresh batch of Kickapoo Joy Juice—gets Adam Lazonga, the world’s greatest lover, to give lessons in how to woo a gal “Dogpatch-style”— and stages a battle for the ages as Mammy Yokum throws down against mean ol’ Mother Ratfield! Eisner-winning editor and designer Dean Mullaney and writer Bruce Canwell continue to examine this slice of pure Americana.
HC • PC • $49.99 • 272 Pages • 9.25” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-937-9

Bullet Points:
• Includes a look at Li’l Abner’s first appearance in the movies!

Suicide Forest
El Torres (w) • Gabriel Hernandez (a) • El Torres (c)
The legend of the Aokigahara forest (which lies just outside of Tokyo) says that those who have committed suicide in the massive wilderness are cursed to have their souls trapped within its very roots. Unfortunately for Alan, his girlfriend, Masami, committed her suicide there and she’s now on a vengeful mission to ruin his life!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-947-8

Sales Points:
• From the creative team that brought you The Veil!

Transformers # 20
Mike Costa (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Marcelo Matere, Guido Guidi (c)
Through a series of misunderstandings, Rodimus and his two strange new partners arrive on a planet we haven’t visited in a long time, and meet a few other ‘bots everyone thought were lost forever. Those are a lot of vague words, because this issue has a TON of surprises. Check them out in SPACE OPERA Part 2.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

Selling Points:
• Prelude to TRANSFORMERS: CHAOS! It all starts here!
• Art by fan-favorite Guido Guidi!

Wynonna Earp: The Yeti Wars #2 (of 4)
Beau Smith (w) • Enrique Villagran (a & c)
The tale of Wynonna Earp during the Yeti Wars is brought to the comics page in this four-part series by master storyteller and Wynonna Earp creator Beau Smith, with art and covers by Enrique Villigran.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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