The GeeksverseIDW Publishing Previews For 08/03/11

IDW Publishing Previews For 08/03/11
Published on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 by

IDW Publishing has released previews and solicitation text for their books coming out tomorrow.

Click on the title to see the preview.

30 Days of Night: Night, Again #4 (of 4)
Joe Lansdale (w) • Sam Kieth (a & c)

It’s Barrow, Alaska, and it’s dark, so you know what that means! Or do you? In the ballistic series finale, Trudy, Bud, and their fellow humans are trapped as the vicious She and her gang of rabid vampires mount an all-out attack. All would seem lost, but the humans have a secret weapon to turn the tide of battle—an ancient Golem with a very, very bad temper! Written and illustrated by horror legends Joe Lansdale and Sam Kieth!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.

*Variant covers:
Variant Davide Furnò cover

Bullet points:
• Blood curdling final issue!

Dean Mullaney (w) • Milton Caniff (a & c)

Produced with full access to Caniff’s extensive personal archives at The Ohio State University, and with the cooperation of the Caniff estate, this oversized book reproduces from the original artwork hundreds of comics, illustrations, pencil sketches, and drawings—including many not previously reprinted. In addition to the three famous comic strips, represented are his childhood drawings, the beginnings of his career as a newspaper cartoonist, his significant contributions to the 1940s war effort, as well as his continuing relationship with the Air Force, Boy Scouts, and other organizations.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 360 Pages • 11” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-920-1

Bullet Points:
• Another impressive volume from the team that brought you Scorchy Smith and the Art of Noel Sickles.
An in-depth look at the Rembrant of the Comic Strip!

Crysis #3 (of 6)
Richard K. Morgan (w) • Peter Bergting (a & c)

The mysteries of Lingshan deepen as Prophet and the remnants of Raptor Team race to reach an extraction point on the far aside of the island. Their only route of escape—through the mountain stronghold of the alien creatures. What they find waiting for them there will shatter all their previous ideas about the Ceph threat and place them further from rescue than ever before.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant covers:
Variant Crysis 2 Concept Art Team cover!

Bullet Points:
• From the award-winning lead writer of the hit video game Crysis 2, and the artist of Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Sun!

G.I. Joe Ongoing Vol. 2 #4
Chuck Dixon (w) • Javier Saltares (a) • Tom Feister, Saltares (c)

The Pit destroyed! The Joes on the run! General Hawk under arrest! Team Alpha exposed to a lethal virus! The Cobra Civil War takes another deadly turn as the contest between the baddest of the bad grinds on. The prize? The role of Cobra Commander!
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• More Joes fall in the line of duty…

Hero Comics 2011
Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, John Layman, Richard Starkings, Steven Perry, Ralph Reese (w) • Mike Dringenberg, Sam Kieth, Rob Guillory, Chris Ivy, Stephen R. Bissette, Ralph Reese (a) • J. Scott Campbell, Adam Hughes

Hero Comics 2011 reunites the original Sandman creative team for the first time in more than 20 years! Gaiman, Kieth, Dringenberg, together again at last! This is BIG! This is THE BEATLES getting back together for one final album—this is an event that is not to be missed!

But that’s not all, we also have an exclusive CHEW short story by John Layman and Rob Guillory! Chew was one of the most honored and acclaimed books last year, taking the comics world by storm. Its meteoric rise included an Eisner Award for best new series of the year!

Plus, we’ve got a beauty of an ELEPHANTMAN story by Richard Starkings and Dougie Braithwaite!

Special bonus—Sam Kieth brings you a behind-the-scenes mini-memoir of how this Sandman-alum project came to be.

Plus true-to-life experiences from comics creators who have personally benefitted from the Hero Initiative!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.

*Variant covers:
B&W variant J. Scott Campbell cover

Infestation, Vol. 1
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Mike Raicht (w) • David Messina, Nick Roche, Giovanni Timpano, (a) • John K. Snyder III (c)

It begins here! The first-ever IDW event! Something goes horribly awry in the IDW universe: a dimensions-spanning zombie outbreak of epic proportions, which threatens to tear many of IDW’s biggest realities asunder! Then, the infestation moves to the TRANSFORMERS universe, where 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! Next, the disease spreads to the G.I. JOE universe, when a robotic arm of unknown origin has been discovered and both the JOEs and COBRA race to discover its secrets. Little do the two sides know that the arm has its own agenda — assimilating the world’s military technology into the Infestation fold! A secret underwater COBRA base full of B.A.T.S. sounds like the perfect place to start!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-977-5

Bullet Points:
• “This is a zombie outbreak done absolutely right, full of carnage and nonstop action!” —
• “It’s actually really damn good.” —

That Hellbound Train #3 (of 3)
Robert Bloch, Joe and John Lansdale (w) • Dave Wachter (a) • menton3 (c)

Martin’s deal with the Conductor of the Hellbound Train has brought him the ability to chose the perfect moment to enshrine his success forever. But the Conductor knows something that Martin doesn’t… that his own vices will be his undoing! Martin is on a train ride with destiny and the last stop is Hell! Will he be able make a detour in time? The Lansdales and Dave Wachter bring Robert Bloch’s classic American folk tale to a fantastic conclusion!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.

*Variant covers:
Variant Mike Manomivibul cover

Bullet points:
• Adapted from an original short story by Robert Bloch, the sci-fi and horror master who penned the Psycho novel!
• Adapted by horror legend Joe R. Lansdale!
• Dave Wachter’s The Guns of Shadow Valley was nominated for a 2010 Eisner award!

Wynonna Earp: The Yeti Wars #4 (of 4)
Beau Smith (w) • Enrique Villagran (a & c)

Bigfoot and Yeti go at it in a bloody, super heavyweight battle for paranormal supremacy! Wynonna Earp and her elite team of U.S. Marshals find themselves outnumbered and out-Monstered as they try to stop mad scientist Dr. Billy Joe Robidoux from creating a New World Order merger between The Vampire Nation and The Consortium Of Immortals. The rockin’ conclusion courtesy of master storyteller and creator Beau Smith, with cover and art by Enrique Villagran!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Final Issue!

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