This week at IDW, Larry Hama and S L Gallant’s “Death of Snake Eyes” begins in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #212, John Romita’s Amazing Spider-Man Arifact Edition is released, and My Little Pony: FIENDship is Magic begins.

Creature Cops: Special Varmint Unit #3 (of 3)

Rob Anderson (w) • Fernando Melek (a & c)

Animal cop Kaminski and his misfit crew expect to deal with Panda Dogs and Horned Mastiffs… but Cthulhu creatures were NOT in the job description! From rampaging griffins to insane death cults, it’s all been building to this final showdown! But don’t worry — Kaminski brought his catchpole and is ready to kick some monster ass…

FC • 32 pages  • $3.99

  • Why are griffins attacking animal control HQ?
  • The Cthulhu hybrid is on the loose!
  • Seriously, these animal cops need a raise…

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Galaxy Quest: The Journey Continues #3 (of 4)

Erik Burnham (w) • Nacho Arranz (a & c)

The cast of Galaxy Quest have landed on the planet Dryth, charged by an alien rebel with fixing a mistake they didn’t even know they made by meddling in the politics of another planet… but first they have to get through an alien wasteland in one piece. Meanwhile, back on Earth, Guy is stuck at a comic convention with a group of aliens masquerading as his costars. Nothing could go wrong there, right?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #212—The Death of Snake Eyes: Part 1

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

G.I. JOE faces a force unlike anything they’ve ever encountered before… and the only way to control it is by reviving Serpentor, the Cobra Emperor himself! But bringing him backs sets into motion drastic events that lead to the death of the original Ninja Commando! The Death of Snake Eyes begins here in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #212!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • G.I. JOE’S GREATEST VILLAIN RETURNS!
  • Variant Sketch Cover by Larry Hama!

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G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero, Vol. 11

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

With Torpedo’s team barely escaping their mission with their lives, G.I. JOE takes a moment to honor the mission’s sole casualty. Meanwhile, Crimson Guard members have been infiltrating the nation for months now… and COBRA COMMANDER prepares to spring his plan on an unsuspecting JOE! Collects issues #206–210.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-273-9

Bullet points:

• “Hama and Gallant are really on top of their game.” — Rhymes With Geek

 

G.I. Joe #7

Karen Traviss (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Jeffrey Veregge (c)

THE FALL OF G.I. JOE! Entrenched in a war-torn Eastern European nation, the G.I. JOE team collides with separatists, ex-teammates, locals, and COBRA. Politics collides with boots on the ground in one of the most unforgettable G.I. JOE epics of all time!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Karen Traviss (Halo, Gears of War) and Steve Kurth (Ultimate Iron Man, AvX Consequences) continue their redefining run!
  • Hard-hitting, real-world intrigue!

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John Romita’s Amazing Spider-man Artifact Edition HC—SPOTLIGHT

Stan Lee (w) • John Romita (a & c)

This is it, the John Romita Spider-Man book fans have been waiting for—Nearly 200 pages of prime John Romita Spider-Man art from his very earliest days on the title, and every single one is scanned from the original art! This over-sized (it’s as big as the recent STERANKO Artist’s Edition) Artifact Edition showcases the absolute peak of Romita’s tenure on Amazing Spider-Man from his first 15 issues (#39 – #53), and all are twice-up pages—this one is an enormous 15” x 22” tome!

HC • BW • $112.50 net discount item • 200 Pages • 15” x 22” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-238-8

Bullet points:

  • What is an Artifact Edition?
  • LIKE AN ARTIST’S EDITION, AN ARTIFACT EDITION PRESENTS PAGES SCANNED FROM THE ACTUAL ORIGINAL ART. While the Artist’s Edition line produces only complete stories, Artifact Editions allow IDW to present books even if all of the original art cannot be obtained, and will include extras such as advertisements, portfolio pieces, color guides, and more.
  • While appearing to be in black & white, each page has been scanned in COLOR to mimic as closely as possible the experience of viewing the actual original art—for example, you are able to clearly see paste-overs, blue pencils in the art, editorial notes, art corrections. Each page is printed the same size as drawn, and the paper selected is as close as possible to the original art board.
  • Advance-solicited for a January release!

 

The Maxx: Maxximized #17

Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)

While Julie’s stuck in the bathroom thanks to her morning sickness, Sarah and Maxx’s minds become melded, and Maxx now knows what he must do. He journeys to Julie’s Outback where—amid a sea of skulls—he finds the Leopard Queen. Together they travel to a distant volcano, and while staring into the flaring lava, Maxx’s memories come flooding back to him.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Millennium #3 (of 5)

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

Fifteen years ago, the end of the world—the anticipated “Millennium Event”—was avoided thanks to the efforts of Frank Black and FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Or was it? Frank’s psychic gifts have been showing him that evil has continued to grow unabated in the world, and he’s trying his best to ignore it. But soon the resurgence of the Millennium Group and their quest to find Frank’s daughter Jordan will pull him into the fray once again whether he likes it or not!

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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My Little Pony: FIENDship is Magic #1: Sombra

Jeremy Whitley (w) • Brenda Hickey (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)

What caused Sombra to become one of the most feared ponies in Equestria’s history?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Sombra’s curse revealed!
  • Twilight Sparkle variant by Sara Richard!

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My Little Pony: Friends Forever, Vol. 3

Christina Rice, Ted Anderson, Barbara Randall Kesel (w) • Tony Fleecs, Agnes Garbowska, Jay Fosgitt, Brenda Hickey (a) • Amy Mebberson (c)

Four tales of friendship and fun! Contains stories involving Granny and the Flim Flam brothers, Fluttershy and Iron Will, Rainbow Dash and Wonderbolt Spitfire, and Pinkie Pie! Collects issues #9–12.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-243-2

  • The Flim Flam Brothers may be con men, but the quality of these comics is 100% genuine, and that’s no lie.” — Geeked Out Nation

 

Robert Heinlein’s Citizen of the Galaxy #2 (of 3)

Robert Lazaro & Eric Gignac (w) • Steve Erwin (a) • Gignac (c)

Just outside our galaxy the atrocities of slavery thrive, and young Thorby is just another orphaned boy sold at auction. But when he crosses paths with a mysterious crippled beggar his destiny is forever changed. And now as his knowledge and skills mature Thorby becomes increasingly aware of how his ever-changing fortunes could affect the destinies of us all. Citizen of the Galaxy is an interstellar action/adventure, coming of age tale by the ‘Dean of Science Fiction’, Robert A. Heinlein!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • An all-new series, based on a story by Robert A. Heinlein, creator of Starship Troopers!
  • Based on the novel the New York Times called “better than 99 percent of the science-fiction adventures produced every year.”

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Shadow Show #5 (of 5)

Alice Hoffman, Mort Castle & Sam Weller (w) • Chris Evenhuis (a) • Sarah Stone (c)

In Shadow Show, acclaimed writers and artists come together to pay tribute to the work of the one and only Ray Bradbury! The final story in the series is “Conjure,” written by Alice Hoffman with art by Chris Evenhuis. It’s summertime in a small American town, and rumor has it an angel has come to town. Two friends, Cate and Abbey, discover the truth… but there’s a price to be paid for their curiosity.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • A five-issue tribute to Ray Bradbury, featuring stories by some of the most notable names in the writing world!

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Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #5 (of 5)

Scott Tipton, David Tipton (w) • Rachael Stott (a & c)

The battle for conquest of the Planet of the Apes comes to a climax! Can Captain Kirk wrest control of the Gorilla army from the Klingons?

FC • pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Each issue features an essay on Star Trek and Planet of the Apes by comedian and über-fan Dana Gould!
  • Gold Key”-style photo cover variant!

Star Trek Gold Key Archives, Vol. 3

Len Wein (w) • Alberto Giolitti (a) • Michael Stribling (c)

Boldly going… where it all started! Presenting the first comic book adventures of the U.S.S. Enterprise and her crew! Fully re-mastered with new colors, including stories such as “Dark Traveler,” “The Enterprise Mutiny,” “The Hijacked Planet,” and more.

HC • FC • $29.99 • 160 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-231-9

Bullet points:

  • Collects issues #13–18.

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Tarzan: The Complete Russ Manning Newspaper Strips, Vol. 4

Russ Manning (w & a & c)

In the series conclusion, the final nine Sunday storylines by Russ Manning, in which Tarzan returns to Opar, Pellucidar, and Castra Sanguinarius, while Korak finds himself at the Sacred Lake of Krackao and the Elephants’ Graveyard. Collecting the complete strips run from March 24, 1974 through June 24, 1979.

HC • FC • $49.99 • 296 pages • 11” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-215-9

Bullet points:

  • 2014 Eisner Award Winner!

 

TMNT Color Classics Vol. 3 #3

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Jim Lawson (w & a) • A.C. Farley (c)

The TMNT Color Classics line continues, presenting another classic Mirage storyline in all-new full color! In “City at War, Part One,” a terrorist’s bomb sets off an explosive chain of events across New York City, igniting a dangerous power struggle of epic proportions. But with the turtles and their family and friends in utter disarray, is there any hope for the Big Apple? Originally printed in black and white as TMNT v1 #50.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • The classic 13-issue City at War arc starts here in all-new full color!

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WEIRD Love #6

Joe Gill, Don Perlin, and various (w) •  Joe Stanton, Charles Nicholas, Don Perlin, Paul Gustavson, Bill Ward, and various (a) • Unknown (c)

Our brand spankin’ new issue of everybody’s favorite love to hate, or is that hate to love, comic… the lurid, the lusty, the loony…WEIRD Love! Along with MUCH more this issue has the most jaw-drooping, hilarious, bizarro story we’ve ever dared to print: “I Married a Monster!” about a girl’s crush who is a head-to-toe hairy, big footed, loon who goes around howling, “AROOOO!” If she likes him there’s hope for us ALL!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Slices of deranged genius!”—Wired Magazine

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The X-Files: Season 10 #22

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

Elders,” Part 2 of 5: The “Syndicate” that long bedeviled Agents Mulder and Scully has returned with old faces and a new leader. For what new secrets will they fight and kill? And what will become of the X-Files once those secrets are laid bare? The end is here!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • The finale of Season 10 begins here, culminating in the landmark 25th issue!
  • Variant Cover by Matthew Dow Smith!

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