The GeeksverseIDW Publishing Previews For 06/08/11

IDW Publishing Previews For 06/08/11
Published on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 by

IDW has released previews for their books coming out this week.

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Crysis #1 (of 6)
Richard K. Morgan (w) • Peter Bergting (a & c)
From the lead writer of the Crysis 2 video game!Set in the world of the award-winning Crysis games comes the newest hit series from EA Comics!

Earth, 2020. United States Special Forces Major Laurence “Prophet” Barnes and the soldiers of Raptor Team thought their deployment on the Lingshan islands was a basic covert op against North Korean forces. But they couldn’t be more wrong. What archaeologists awakened on the island had lain buried for millions of years, and was utterly hostile to human life. Now an alien race are stirring, first contact has turned into humanity’s worst nightmare, and Prophet’s squad are the last remaining survivors. Only one real question remains – can Prophet get his people off Lingshan alive, and back to civilization in time to warn the rest of the human race what’s on its way.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Written by multiple award-winning novelist Richard K. Morgan (Altered Carbon, Black Widow), lead writer on the Crysis 2 video game!
• Art by international superstar artist Peter Bergting (Dungeons & Dragons: Black Sun)
• Set between the events of Crysis and the new hit game Crysis 2!

Doctor Who: A Fairytale Life #3 (of 4)
Matt Sturges (w) • Kelly Yates (a) • Mark Buckingham (c)
What’s better: an ugly reality or beautiful fantasy? This is the question the Doctor is forced to confront in a medieval fantasy world where Amy finds herself reluctantly cast as a damsel in distress. Matt Sturges, Eisner Award-nominated writer of Jack of Fables, spins this yarn, featuring covers by Mark Buckingham of Miracleman and Fables fame.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies, get one free variant Amy Mebberson fairytale cover
Order 25 copies, get one free variant B&W Mark Buckingham cover

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #167
Larry Hama (w) S L Gallant (a) Gallant, Herb Trimpe (c)
After last issue’s tremendous sea battle, the fight between G.I. Joe and Cobra cools down… literally! While the Baroness and Destro make their way to Scotland, G.I. Joe launches a new operation and heads to the cold to stave off a Cobra threat. Don’t miss the exciting adventures of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE: Cobra, Vol. 4: Death of Cobra Commander
Mike Costa and Christos N. Gage (w) • Antonio Fuso, S L Gallant, Chee (a) • Zach Howard (c)
Chuckles, a G.I. JOE agent that managed to infiltrate Cobra only to suffer at the hands of the sinister organization, was last seen in the custody of none other than Cobra Commander! But is he a prisoner… or an honored guest? Can the man whose life was ruined by pretending to join Cobra have finally given in? Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage, and Antonio Fuso finally bring Chuckle’s story to a close in G.I. JOE: Cobra, Vol. 4, and not everyone is getting out alive. This is the G.I. JOE book that defines the future for IDW’s G.I. JOE series. Don’t miss it!
TPB • FC • 104 Pages • $17.99 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-988-1

Selling Points:
• The G.I. JOE story that everyone is talking about, finally collected in one volume!

Jericho #6 (of 6)
Dan Shotz, Robert Levine, Jason M. Burns (w), Matt Merhoff (a) Scott West (c)
With civil war looming, Major Beck tries to maintain his foothold in Jericho as Jake and Hawkins return home—with the master terrorist John Smith!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Love and Capes: Ever After #5 (of 5)
Thom Zahler (w & a & c)
The last issue of Love and Capes: Ever After is also the final issue for one of the cast. Who dies? And what other changes are in store for our heroes? Join comicdom’s favorite super-couple in what’s possibly their darkest hour.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information

Transformers 3: Movie Adaptation #1 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT
John Barber (w) • Jorge Jimenez Moreno (a & c)
TRANSFORMERS 3: DARK OF THE MOON is geared up to be the biggest blockbuster of the decade, and this beautifully illustrated adaptation of the story is the best place to live and re-live the adventure! Join your favorite heroes: OPTIMUS PRIME and BUMBLEBEE as they face off against the most wretched villains: MEGATRON and STARSCREAM and thrill at the new adventure that will have people talking for years to come!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.

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