This week at IDW Publishing, the X-Files Season 10 finale continues, and part two of “Eurydice” appears in Star Trek #44.  With both franchises heading toward revival, these IDW tie-ins will whet your anticipation.  Other highlights this week include several all-ages comics, Monster Motors: The Curse of Minivan Helsing #2, My Little Pony: FIENDship is Magic #3, and IDW’s reprints of the classic DC Comics Powerpuff Girls comics in The Powerpuff Girls Classics, Vol. 5: Bless This Mess.  Additionally, the critically acclaimed D4VE hits the half-way point.

The 7th Sword

John Raffo (w) • Nelson Blake II, Nur Iman (a) • Andrew Robinson (c)

Science Fiction meets Samurai! The chronicles of Daniel Cray: samurai mercenary. Collects the six-issues series.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 168 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-247-0

Bullet points:

  • “This comic seems to have everything going for it. Robots, mutants, samurai…” –

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The Army of Doctor Moreau

David F. Walker (w) • Carl Sciacchitano (a & c)

On an uncharted island in the South Pacific, Nazis have uncovered the secret of transforming animals into a human-like army of killers. A team of British and American operatives is sent on a search and destroy mission. The team quickly find themselves in a nightmarish war with savage animals that think they are men.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-239-5

Bullet points:

  • Very interesting and thought provoking questions are raised about Moreau’s work and about his creations.” –
  • Another unique hit from Monkeybrain!

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Borderlands #8: Tannis & The Vault Part 4 (of 4)

Mikey Neumann (w) • Agustin Padilla (a & c)

Far outside of town, the Vault Hunter receive a last-minute warning from Tannis that a dangerous warlord is on their tail and he’s out for blood! In the exciting conclusion of Tannis and the Vault, Lilith, Mordecai, Roland, and Brick will face their toughest challenge yet.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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D4VE #3 (of 5)

Ryan Ferrier (w) • Valentin Ramon (a & c)

The aliens initiate Phase 2 as D4VE’s life unravels from a performance review. Desperate to save 34RTH, D4VE tries to assemble his old crew.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The Fly: Outbreak #2 (of 5)

Brandon Seifert (w) • menton3 (a & c)

A disaster at Bartok Industries threatens to unleash a plague of human/fly hybrids on the world. Will quarantine prevent a full outbreak?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99


Godzilla: Rulers of Earth, Vol. 5

Chris Mowry (w) • Matt Frank (a) • Jeff Zornow (c)

Government experiments with new forms of energy bring unintended consequences… SpaceGodzilla! Plus Battra and Kumonga! Collects issues #17–20.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-281-4

Bullet points:

  • Gigan vs. Space Godzilla, in space!


G.I. JOE: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #4 (of 5)

Mike Costa (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a & c)

SNAKE EYES’ mission for COBRA has been severely compromised: his target, G.I. JOE and even the Arashikage are now hellbent on stopping the ninja commando… at any cost!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • The ultimate showdown: SNAKE EYES vs. STORM SHADOW!

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Judge Dredd Classics: The Dark Judges #4 (of 5)

John Wagner, Alan Grant (w) • Brett Ewins (a) • Darick Robertson (c)

Classics tales of Judge Death—and his brothers Fear, Fire, and Mortis—come to life in this remastered and colorized series!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Each issue will have a special cover by Sam Shearon, featuring one of the Dark Judges. This issue: Judge Mortis!

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Millennium #4 (of 5)

Joe Harris (w) • Colin Lorimer (a) • menton3 (c)

Frank Black thought the Millennium Group was defeated years ago but the organization has resurfaced, with his daughter in its crosshairs!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Spinning out of the pages of The X-Files: Season 10!
  • Guest-starring Agent Fox Mulder!
  • Executive-produced by Millennium creator Chris Carter!

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Monster Motors: The Curse of Minivan Helsing #2 (of 2)
Brian Lynch (w) • Nick Roche (a & c)

Undead cars and trucks, driving the Earth! One bite will turn any machine into one of them! Their numbers are multiplying; their hunger is growing. They are ZOOMBIES and they are apart to descend on the sleepy town of Transylvania, Kentucky. But don’t worry—genius mechanic VIC FRANKENSTEIN and famed monstercar-hunter MINIVAN HELSING are teaming up to stop the NIGHT OF THE DRIVING DEAD!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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My Little Pony: FIENDship is Magic #3: Sirens

Ted Anderson (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)

The Sirens from Rainbow Rocks Equestria origin revealed!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Expected in-store date: 4/15/15

Bullet points:

  • A musical duel with… Starswirl?!

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Michael Wm. Kaluta: Sketchbook Series, Vol. 5

Michael Wm. Kaluta (a & c)

This fifth installment of the Kaluta sketchbook series offers more beautiful imagery painstakingly scanned from Kaluta’s personal archives!

TPB • BW • $9.99 • 48 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-306-4

Bullet points:

  • Highlights of Michael Wm. Kaluta’s career include what many consider to be the definitive version of The Shadow, the still in-progress Starstruck, as well as being part of the legendary The Studio (along with Jeffery Catherine Jones, Barry Windsor-Smith, and Bernie Wrightson).


The October Faction #6

Steve Niles (w) • Damien Worm (a & c)

Fred and the family must confront Robot Face once and for all. Another macabre-action issue!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The Powerpuff Girls Classics, Vol. 5: Bless This Mess

Jennifer Moore, Sean Carolan, Ivan Velez, Jr., Brett Lewis (w) • Phil Moy, Christopher Cook (a) • Phil Moy (c)

The Cartoon Network classic ThePowerpuff Girls return in this collection of comic-book adventures. This fifth volume features issues #23–28 of the DC Comics series.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-160-2

Bullet points:

  • Collected for the first time!


Star Trek #44—Five-Year Mission

Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a) • Joe Corroney (c)

“Eurydice” Part 2 of 2. The Five Year Mission leading up to 2016’s blockbuster STAR TREK movie continues here, as Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise find themselves in the clutches of the Dark Market Syndicate deep in the Delta Quadrant. Don’t miss this all-new story produced in the association with STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • The countdown to the new STAR TREK film is under way!

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Transformers #40—Combiner Wars

John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)

The COMBINERS have arrived! STARSCREAM wrestles for dominance with

OPTIMUS PRIME as surprising reinforcements approach—from the Lost Light!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Tying in with Hasbro’s 2015 Transformers: Generations toy line, this epic will be supported across multiple media platforms!
  • Combiner Wars Part 2!
  • Variant Hasbro Combiner Wars poster cover!

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Transformers: Spotlight Omnibus, Vol. 1

Simon Furman, Nick Roche, Stuart Moore (w) • Nick Roche, MD Bright, Rob Ruffalo, Robby Musso, Marcelo Matere, Gudio Guidi, Don Figueroa, Emiliano Santalucia, Alex Milne (a) • Nick Roche (c)

Individual Transformers stories focusing on a vast array of characters such as Shockwave, Nightbeat, Kup, Arcee, Grimlock, Optimus Prime, and more! Volume 1 collects the first 13 issues of the Spotlight series.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 316 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-246-3

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The X-Files: Season 10 #23

Joe Harris (w) • Matthew Dow Smith (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

The Syndicate has returned with familiar faces and a new leader. Their first order of business: shutting down the X-Files for good!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • The finale of Season 10 continues here, culminating in the landmark 25th issue!
  • Ask your retailer about the variant covers featuring the Syndicate by Matthew Dow Smith!

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