IDW Publishing has released previews of this week’s arrivals, including Action Man #1, Back to the Future #9, Godzilla Oblivion #4, TMNT: Bebop & Rocksteady Destroy Everything #4, Transformers More than Meets the Eye #54, and X-Files #3, as well as two volumes of Star Trek: Countdown, and the Star Trek: Manifest Destiny trade paperback.

Official previews:

Action Man #1

John Barber (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a) • Chris Evenhuis (c)

ACTION MAN IS DEAD—LONG LIVE ACTION MAN! He’s the world’s greatest special agent… until he dies saving the planet, with all the world’s eyes on him. Now his young protégé has to step into the role—whether he’s ready or not!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • As seen in Rom #0 Free Comic Book Day!
  • From the writer of Transformers and the artist of Snake Eyes!
  • An all-new take on the ultimate British special agent!
  • When the U.S.A. had G.I. Joe—the U.K. had Action Man!
  • In the spirit of James Bond, John Steed and Kingsman—Action Man is here!
  • Variant cover by Andrew Currie!

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Back to the Future #9: Continuum Conundrum Part 4

Bob Gale, John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c)

DIVE INTO THE FUTURE! The mystery of amnesiac Doc Brown’s appearance in 1986 deepens as Marty hatches a plan to go further into the future than he’s ever gone. But what did Clara’s warning mean—and what can Marty do to heed it?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Godzilla: Oblivion #4 (of 5)

Joshua Fialkov (w) • Brian Churilla (a & c)

The humans of our Earth fight fire with fire as they begin to create their own counter-measures for Godzilla. Yet the alternate Earth still has more monster surprises in store!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Desperate times call for desperate acts!
  • Variant cover by Michael Walsh!

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Star Trek: Countdown Collection, Vol. 1

Mike Johnson & Tim Jones (w) • David Messina (a) • John Watson (c)

Graphic novel adventures leading up to the 2009 movie! In the 2009 movie Star Trek, audiences were introduced to Nero, the mysterious Romulan that ultimately threatened the survival of the entire universe. Find out his origin and what drove him to perform such heinous deeds as well as what he did in those cold, dark, lonely years he spent waiting for his nemesis to arrive.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 184 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-632-4

Bullet points:

  • Star Trek Beyond releases July 2016!
  • Read the stories that expand the film!

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Star Trek: Countdown Collection, Vol. 2

Mike Johnson (w) • David Messina, Claudia Balboni, Luca Lamberti (a) • John Watson (c)

Graphic Novel adventures surrounding Star Trek Into Darkness! Leading straight into the movie Star Trek Into Darkness, the crew of the Enterprise becomes embroiled in a decades-old conflict between two factions of indigenous people on a remote planet. The flames of their conflict have been fanned by the unexpected presence of a former captain of the Enterprise, long presumed dead. Plus, witness the shocking origin of Khan Noonien Singh from his earliest years through his rise to power during the epic Eugenics Wars and behold the events that led to his escape from Earth aboard the Botany Bay.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 200 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-633-1

Bullet points:

  • Star Trek Beyond releases July 2016!

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Star Trek: Manifest Destiny

Mike Johnson & Ryan Parrott (w) • Angel Hernandez (a & c)

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Star Trek franchise with this all-new adventure! At the edge of explored space, Captain Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise come face to face with a new Klingon threat… with the fate of the galaxy at stake! Also includes the Klingon Language version of issue #1!

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 136 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-634-8

Bullet points:

  • Star Trek Beyond releases July 2016!

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TMNT: Bebop & Rocksteady Destroy Everything #4

Ben Bates, Dustin Weaver (w) • Nick Pitarra (a & c)

After a fight, Bebop and Rocksteady split up and travel separately to different time periods. The Dark Ages, WWI, the Future… no time period is safe!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #54

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)

MASSACRE! The battle between the DECEPTICON Justice Division and MEGATRON’s AUTOBOTS reaches its nerve-shredding climax. Pray for your favorites—because not everyone makes it out of this issue alive.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Friends and foes alike are closing in on MEGATRON—what will he do?!
  • The future of the LOST LIGHT hangs in the balance!
  • WINDBLADE variant cover by Sara Pitre-Durocher!

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The X-Files #3

Joe Harris (w) • Matthew Dow Smith (a) • menton3 (c)

THE X-FILES is back and bigger than ever! Now, with the participation of Chris Carter, IDW Publishing is proud to present the continuing adventures of iconic FBI Agents FOX MULDER and DANA SCULLY! Tune in here for the finale of “Muerta”!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Executive produced by The X-Files creator Chris Carter!
  • Ask your retailer about the variant graphic cover!

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