The big news from February’s sales was that Orphan Black #1 was the top selling comic of the month, and its second issue arrives on Wednesday.  Don’t get to the comic shop late or Orphan Black will disappear into a new identity.  When you’re picking up the Orphan Black comic, check out some of IDW Publishing’s other consistently good comics, such as My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #28, or Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #4.  There are also tons of TV, movie, and toy tie-ins for collectors of every style and stamp.

Angry Birds/Transformers #4 (of 4)

John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c)

The action heats up as the Eggspark begins to alter the fundamental forces of Piggy Island itself! With the Autobirds and Deceptihogs forming an uneasy alliance, will their combined might be enough to halt inevitable doom?! Find out in the thrilling conclusion to this years’ most mind-bending mash-up!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The Bigger Bang #4 (of 4)

D.J. Kirkbride (w) • Vassilis Gogtzilas (a & c)

Betrayal! Doubt! Love lost! COSMIC TITANS CLASH in a battle royale between Cosmos and King Thulu, with Wyan caught in the crossfire! The fates of universes hang in the balance as Kirkbride and Gogtzilas bring The Bigger Bang to its thunderous conclusion.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Vassilis Gogtzilas is one of the best kept secrets in comics. Along with gifted writer D.J. Kirkbride, the pair weave a spell of spectacle, cloaked in heroic garb. I can’t recommend this book highly enough! ” — Sam Kieth (Sandman, The Maxx)

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Borderlands #7: Tannis & The Vault Part 3 (of 4)

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

Now that they’ve deciphered how to find The Vault, Lilith, Roland, Brick, and Mordecai must set out on their journey to gather the tools necessary to open it. But will they even want to?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Dragonlance Chronicles, Vol. 1: Dragons of Autumn Twilight

Andrew Dabb (w) • Steve Kurth, Stefano Raffaele (a) • Steve Kurth (c)

Adapting the mega-popular first novel in the Dragonlance Chronicles Trilogy by Margaret Weis. An age of despair has dawned for the world of Krynn. As dark forces marshal their growing strength, fear and religious fanaticism grips the land. With war on the horizon, a group of lifelong friends are reunited, all outcasts in their own way. It will fall to these eight companions to prevent a cataclysm!

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 188 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-123-7

  • Collects the 8-issue series originally published by Devil’s Due.

Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate #5

Jim Zub (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Sarah Stone (c)

A dragon rampages through the streets of Baldur’s Gate and the only thing standing between salvation and destruction is two thieves, a wild mage, a ranger and a miniature giant space hamster! Swords for everyone! It wouldn’t be Dungeons & Dragons without a dragon, now would it? Writer Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Wayward) and artist Max Dunbar (Red Sonja) wrap up their first story arc of action-packed D&D adventure!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Minsc & Boo are cult favorite characters from the best-selling Baldur’s Gate video game series.
  • Jim Zub’s latest comic releases, Figment and Wayward, have been selling out month after month.
  • Wizards of the Coast Tyranny of Dragons variant Cover!

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The Fly: Outbreak #1 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT

Brandon Seifert (w) • menton3 (a & c)

Years ago, a scientist had a horrific accident when he tried to use his newly invented teleportation device and became a human/fly hybrid. Now his almost-human son continues to search for a cure for the mutated genes. But a breakthrough turns into a breakout, and anyone exposed risks turning into a monster as well…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

David Cronenberg’s horror masterpiece continues in this all-new sequel!

  • Written by Brandon Seifert (Hellraiser, Witch Doctor)!
  • Terrifying painted art by menton3 (The X-Files, Silent Hill)!
  • Be afraid. Be very afraid.
  • Nothing spreads faster than fear.
  • Variant Cover by Jason Edminston!

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Garbage Pail Kids: Love Stinks—SPOTLIGHT

Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Mark Pingitore, Joe Simko, Various (w & a) • Pingitore (c)

In December, the Garbage Pail Kids were dragged kicking and screaming into the world of comic books. Now, those miscreants are right where you’d expect to find them… in love? That can’t be right, you say? Well, if loving GPK is wrong, we don’t want to be right. So join the Kids as they celebrate Valentine’s Day the only way they know how: the exchange of bodily fluids (and solids)!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Garbage Pail Kids: Love Stinks—Deluxe Edition

Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Mark Pingitore, Joe Simko, Various (w & a) • Haspiel (c)

A variant cover from Dean Haspiel, shrink-wrapped with an exclusive official GPK sticker by Brent Engstrom!

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

  • Revisit the pop-culture phenomenon from the minds of Art Spiegelman, Mark Newgarden, John Pound, and many others!
  • Featuring the most loved creators in alternative comics!
  • Classic GPK Bowen Arrow variant cover

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #211

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

THE RETURN OF SERPENTOR! G.I. JOE’s plan to control an unknown force goes awry, and the former Cobra Emperor now commands a powerful weapon that even G.I. JOE might not be able to stop. The reign of SERPENTOR begins again in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #211!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • SERPENTOR returns and neither G.I. JOE nor COBRA can stop him!
  • Variant Sketch Cover by Larry Hama!

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Jack Kirby Mister Miracle: Artist’s Edition HC—SPOTLIGHT

Jack Kirby (w & a & c)

Following in the huge footsteps of the Jack Kirby New Gods Artist’s Edition comes another classic collection of Kirby Fourth Word beauty—Mister Miracle! This latest Artist’s Edition collects SEVEN nearly complete Mister Miracle stories, including issues 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and more! Mister Miracle was one of the core Fourth World books—a multi-generational epic that was one part King Lear and another part Star Wars. One thing is for sure, you’ll never have a better chance to see the King’s cosmic opus any better than in the pages of this Artist’s Edition!!

HC • BW • $95.00 net discount item • 200 Pages • 12” x 17” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-191-6

  • Written and drawn by Jack Kirby, with inks by Vinnie Colletta and Mike Royer!
  • What is an Artist’s Edition?
  • AN ARTIST’S EDITION PRESENTS COMPLETE STORIES WITH EACH PAGE SCANNED FROM THE ACTUAL ORIGINAL ART.
  • 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.

Judge Dredd #28

Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Mark Torres (c)

Mega-City Manhunt,” conclusion—The long run is over, and Dredd wants Chief Justice Cal to answer for his crimes! But Mega-City One is already in twitchy, paranoid chaos (namely thanks to the events of the previous 27 issues). What will the news of Cal’s deceptions do to the soul of the city? That’s when Judge Anderson comes up with a shocking solution that could change the Meg forever…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Don’t even think about not picking up this issue, punk! Because Anderson will know!

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Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #4

Eric Shanower (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

Nemo’s first new adventure in Slumberland concludes in gorgeous and surreal fashion, courtesy of Shanower and Rodriguez!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Millennium #2 (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

  • 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: Friendship is Magic #28

Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Price,Sara Richard (c)

“The Root of the Problem” Part 2! Twilight and friends journey to the heart of Everfree Forest to find out what has been causing its inhabitants to flee. What they find can only mean trouble for Ponyville!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Everfree Forest explored like never before!
  • Variant Cover by Mary Bellamy!

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Orphan Black #2

John Fawcett, Graeme Manson & Jody Houser (w) • Szymon Kudranski (a) • Cat Staggs (c)

One. Of a kind. When Sarah attempted to assume the identity of a lookalike stranger, she soon uncovered an earth-shattering secret: she is a clone. Sarah also learns that someone is trying to kill them all, one by one. That someone is another clone, Helena, a murderous, self-abusing fundamentalist who believes she is the “original” and all her other sisters are “abominations” to be eradicated.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Orphan Black co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett expand on the saga with all-new material exclusive to the comic books!
  • Includes clues and Easter eggs for the highly anticipated third season, coming in April!
  • Each issue will explore the life of a different clone, this issue—Helena!
  • Ask your retailer about the variant cover by superstar artist Phil Jimenez!

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Powerpuff Girls Super Smash-Up #3

Derek Charm, Rachel Deering (w) • Charm, Christine Larsen (a) • Charm (c)

The Powerpuff Girls follow the monstrously mutated Dee Dee’s trail to the world of Cow and Chicken! Too bad Red Guy has gotten to her first! His plan? Make Dee Dee a superstar! Can Cow, Chicken and the Powerpuff Girls reach Dee Dee before she signs her life away?? Plus, a short story featuring The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy…and a beauty pageant? That’s not gonna be pretty…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • The Powerpuff Girls team up with Cow and Chicken!
  • Back-up story featuring The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy!

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The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures

Dave Stevens (w & a & c)

Cliff Secord, a down-on-his-luck pilot, is always looking for ways to make a fast buck. Discovering a stolen rocket pack could be the one thing that will turn his fortunes around… but will it? What follows are government agents, German spies, deception, danger, and adventure. This is the world of… the Rocketeer! All of Dave Stevens’ original comics collected in one book!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 148 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-227-2

  • Collected in softcover for the first time!

Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #4 (of 5)

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

An uneasy alliance has been forged between Captain Kirk and Colonel Taylor! But will it be enough to prevent Commander Kor and his Klingons from toppling the regime of Doctor Zaius?

FC • pages • $3.99

  • 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!

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #44

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Cory Smith (a) • Smith, Eastman (c)

“Attack on Technodrome” Part 4! Minutes remain before the Technodrome fully activates and Shredder, Krang and the Turtles all vie for control. No side will be left unscathed in this epic climax as one character makes an ultimate sacrifice!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Shocking events that set the stage for the storyline leading up to the landmark 50th issue!
  • Variant Cover by Tadd Galusha!

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Transformers #39—Combiner Wars Opening SalvoSPOTLIGHT

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

OPENING SALVO! The Autobots and Decepticons’ uneasy peace is threatened by the flames of war! STARSCREAM—ruler of CYBERTRON—makes contact with WINDBLADE’S homeworld—and the only defense against a new CYBERTRONIAN EMPIRE are COMBINERS—multiple CYBERTRONIANS forming together into huge, dangerous forms!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Tying in with Hasbro’s 2015 Transformers: Generations toy line, this 6-part epic will be supported across multiple media platforms!
  • STARSCREAM’s scheming collides with WINDBLADE’s past!
  • OPTIMUS PRIME takes control!
  • Who will be the first Combiner to strike?
  • Continues in this month’s TRANSFORMERS: WINDBLADE—COMBINER WARS #1
  • Variant Cover by Transformers game and toy artist Sara Pitre-Durocher!

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The X-Files: Season 10 #21

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

Elders,” part 1 of 5: For as long as humanity has known of the alien plot to re-colonize the Earth, there have been men who would conspire to consolidate that knowledge, and the power that came with it, for themselves. But the “Syndicate” that long bedeviled Agents Mulder and Scully are no more, consumed and destroyed by those very secrets they kept… or are they? What new secrets will they fight and kill for? And what will become of the X-Files once those secrets are laid bare? The end begins here!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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

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