Sunday, March 7, 2010

COMIC NEWS: IDW for 3/10/10

IDW has released previews for their books coming out on March 10th.

The A-Team: Shotgun Wedding #1
Joe Carnahan, Tom Waltz (w) • Stephen Mooney (a) • John K. Snyder III (c)
The A-Team are back! Before you see their return on the big-screen, thrill to this special mission told in comic book form only! After a successful-but harrowing-completion to a mission in icy Alaska, Hannibal and the team are up for some much-needed leave in sunny San Diego to attend the wedding of a high-ranking U.S. official's daughter.
But when threats are made against the event, the A-Team is forced to quit their vacation and go undercover to foil what might be a terrorist plot.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Angel: A Hole in the World #4
Scott Tipton (w) • Elena Casagrande (a & c)
After recovering her full powers, Illyria sets out to reclaim her position as ruler of the world, seeking her vast army that exists between our plain of existence and has been awaiting her return. Meanwhile, Wesley discovers Gunn’s horrifying role in Fred’s death and enacts his own kind of justice.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Complete Milt Gross Comic Books and Life Story
Milt Gross (w & a)
This beautifully designed book collects the complete comic book stories of comic genius Milt Gross, culled from rare, impossible to track down comic books of the ‘40s, which have been lovingly restored. Milt Gross was a cartooning genius who was championed by Art Spiegelman in Raw and Dan Nadel in Art Out of Time. Gross wrote and drew what many consider to be the first graphic novel, He Done Her Wrong, and was a popular comic stripper (with hilarious cartoon-style Yiddish-isms), animator, and screenplay writer (co-writer of films with Charlie Chaplin). This thick, full-color, 368-page hardback tome, in addition to exhuming every one of Gross’ wild and crazy comic book stories, shares rare photos, sketches, and unpublished art, including the previously unknown cover to the Milt Gross Funnies #3!
HC • FC • $39.99 • 368 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-546-3
© 2009 Gussoni-Yoe Studio, Inc.

Doctor Who Classics Vol. 5
Steve Parkhouse (w) • Mick Austin, Steve Dillon (a) • Steve Parkhouse (c)
IDW’s newly re-colored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past continue. In this collection the adventures of the Fifth Doctor continues in “Lunar Lagoon” and the four-part “4-Dimensional Vistas," printed in the U.S. for the first time, and more! Featuring all-new colors by Charlie Kirchoff.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-608-8
Doctor Who, Vol. 1: Fugitive
Tony Lee (w) • Al Davison, Matt Smith (a) • Paul Grist (c)
An anomaly in the space-time continuum brings the Doctor to Hollywood during the Roaring Twenties, where he makes new friends and new enemies. But his actions attract the attention of the Shadow Proclamation, which puts him on trial for his life! This book collects the first six issues of the ongoing series, written by Tony Lee (Doctor Who: The Forgotten), with art by Al Davison (The Dreaming) and Matthew Smith (The Keep).
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-607-1

The Ghoul #3
Steve Niles (w) • Bernie Wrightson (a & c)
After a brief, demonic waylay, the Ghoul and Detective Klimpt finally come face-to-face with the horror they have sought. What began as a Hollywood rumor takes a twisted turn for the worst and the recently teamed-up monster and cop find themselves in a nightmare of glitz, glamour and guts! Also, part three of the prose Ghoul adventure “My Ghoul” also concludes as Wrightson, Niles and IDW dole out a generous dose of horrors.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: Origins #13
Scott Beatty (w) • S. L. Gallant (a) • Tom Feister, Gallant (c)
First appearance of RIPCORD! The latest candidate for G.I. JOE status may already be dead! Meet Wallace Weems, a soldier everybody calls RIPCORD. Lost in a forbidding jungle, Ripcord has one mission: SURVIVE! And if he doesn't outwit, outfight, and outlast the terrorists hunting him, thousands more might die!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE: Origins, Vol. 2
Chuck Dixon (w) • SL Gallant (a) • David Williams (c)
Scarlett on trial! Mainframe gone insane! Snake Eyes on his own! And Cobra revealed! Seasoned comics vet Chuck Dixon turns the heat up on America’s most elite fighting force as the tale of the creation of G.I. JOE is told.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-609-5

Grimjack Omnibus
The entire original John Ostrander/Timothy Truman GrimJack run, from its very beginnings in Starslayer to the first 21 issues of First Comics’ solo title. BlacJacMac! Bob The Watchlizard! Goddess! Gordon Munden! They’re all here in all their amazing glory! The creation that made comics superstars of Ostrander and Truman, now all gathered in one stellar Omnibus edition!
TPB • FC • $24.99 • 400 Pages • 6.x 9 • ISBN: 978-1-60010-601-9
GrimJack ™ and © Nightsky GrimJack LLC, 1983 – 2009. All Rights Reserved.

Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Music Box #4
Scott Lobdell (w) • Renae DeLiz & Ray Dillon (a & c)
It’s the 1920s and a young girl is nearly starving on the streets of Chicago, hoping against hope she can ace an audition as a flapper in a popular night club. But when the manager tries to explain to this talent-less waif there's no such thing as a free lunch, the only thing on hand to defend her honor is a music box she uses as a bludgeon! But the music box is no more generous than the now dead manager—she's now talented, rich and famous... but at what price?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: Alien Spotlight, Vol. 2
Keith R. A. DeCandido, Ian Edgington, Stuart Moore, Andy Schmidt, David Tipton, Scott Tipton (w) • Elena Casagrande, Mike Hawthorne, Wagner Reis, J. K. Woodward (a) • Various (c)
Cardassians, Klingons, Q, Romulans, and Tribbles. Five different and distinct alien races, all part of the Star Trek Universe. Five stand-alone stories that take you on unique and intriguing adventures, each focusing on an alien species that has come into contact—and often conflict—with the Federation of Planets!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-612-5

Transformers: Best of the UK: Prey
Simon Furman (w) • Jeff Anderson, Dan Reed, Geoff Senior, Will Simpson (a) • Andrew Griffith (c)
The Best of the UK series returns with the five-part Prey! MEGATRON unleashes the feared PREDACONS to seek and destroy OPTIMUS PRIME. Could this be the end for the AUTOBOT leader? Find out in this fan-favorite collection of classic tales from across the pond, written by TRANSFORMERS mainstay Simon Furman.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-618-7

Transformers: Bumblebee #4
Zander Cannon (w) • Chee (a) • Guido Guidi, Chee (c)
When BUMBLEBEE has a change of heart and goes back to help a little girl whom he had used to discover her father’s secrets, he finds himself pursued by the terrifying and unstoppable SKYWARP! BUMBLEBEE’s big adventure as leader of the AUTOBOTS comes to an explosive and thrilling conclusion!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Weekly World News #3
Chris Ryall (w) • Alan Robinson (a) • Alan Robinson, J.K. Woodward (c)
In the penultimate chapter of “The Irredemption of Ed Anger,” the public turns on Bat Boy, giving Ed Anger the redemption he’s been looking for. Too bad it happens right when Chaos Cloud arrives, intending to destroy the Earth! The first Weekly World News comic series is already considered the best new series of the Millennium according to [word count exceeded].
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Zombies vs Robots Aventure #2
Chris Ryall (w) • Menton Matthews III, Paul McCaffrey, Gabriel Hernandez (a) • Ashley Wood (c)
In the second chapter of the reborn ZvR anthology, Chris Ryall and Menton Matthews III go to war in “Kampf;” Ryall and Paul McCaffrey bring the iron in “Masques;” and Gabriel Hernandez illustrates an all-new zombie threat in “Zuvembies vs Robots.”
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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