IDW has released previews of May 31st arrivals, including Back to the Future: Biff to the Future #5, D4veocracy #4, Donald Duck #20, Judge Dredd Blessed Earth #2, Judge Dredd Funko Universe, Lennon The New York Years, MASK: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand #7, Popeye Classics #58, Star Trek Waypoint #5, TMNT Amazing Adventures Robotanimals #1, Transformers Tll All Are One #10, and X-Files #14, as well as several trade paperback releases.

Previews:

Back to the Future: Biff to the Future #5

Bob Gale, Derek Fridolfs (w) • Alan Robinson (a & c) 

It’s the 1980s, and as Biff proceeds to remake the Hill Valley town square in his image, his personal conflicts with Lorraine McFly and her kids are reaching the boiling point. Meanwhile, the reclusive Emmett Brown is forced into action, revealing to a few trustworthy citizens a secret invention that has the power to stop Biff: a time machine!    

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points: 

  • Variant cover by Anthony Marques!

D4VEocracy #4

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

FINAL ISSUE! D4VE vs. The World. The fate of robot civilization will be decided. As the clock to extinction ticks, D4VE must make the ultimate sacrifice to save the planet from a renegade, internet incarnate madman. THIS IS THE 3ND.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points: 

  • From the acclaimed creative team of D4VE, D4VE2, and HOT DAMN comes the E4RTH shattering conclusion to the D4VE Trilogy. THIS. IS. IT!

Donald Duck #20 

Carlo Panaro, Unn and Stefan Printz-Påhlson, Jonathan Gray (w) • Andrea Freccero, Victor “Vicar” Arriagada Rios (a) • Michel Nadorp (c)

Helmet of the Gods,” Part 1 of 2! Who says Scrooge McDuck gets all the treasure-hunting fun? Donald’s out to find a Viking helmet once owned by Odin himself!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99 

Bullet points: 

  • Starting a new Donald Duck epic with top talents at the helm—artist Andrea Freccero (Donald Quest) and dialogue writer Jonathan Gray (Sonic the Hedgehog)!
  • Continues this beloved series’ legacy numbering at #387!
  • Variant cover by Marco Gervasio!

Judge Dredd: The Blessed Earth #2

Ulises Fariñas & Erick Freitas (w) • Dan McDaid (a) Ulises Fariñas (c)

It has been 10 years since the events of Mega-City Zero, and Judge Dredd continues his mission to restore order to a lawless land. Behold the mystery and grandeur of The Blessed Earth!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99 

Bullet points: 

  • The sequel to the critically acclaimed Mega-City Zero storyline continues!

Judge Dredd: Funko Universe

John Layman (w) • Francesco Gaston (a) • Rob Schwartz (c)

Check out the funkiest Dredd of all-time as Funko takes over Mega-City One! Perps like Judge Death and the Angel Gang may strike fear in the hearts of citizens, but Judge Dredd is here to stop them! And he may be cute but never forget—HE IS THE LAW! 

FC • 40 pages • $4.99 

Bullet points: 

  • Written by John Layman (Chew)!
  • Part of this month’s big FUNKO UNIVERSE event!
  • Variant cover by Francesco Gaston!

Lennon: The New York Years

David Foenkinos, Eric Corbeyran (w) • Horne (a & c)

In 1975 the most famous rock star in the world moved to New York City to raise his young family, in the process setting career, adoring fans, and creative contemporaries aside. During this reflective time he met with a psychoanalyst, worked to spread peace around the globe, celebrated his wife, and went about the daily business of being John Lennon. Then just five years later he was killed. 

Lennon adapts David Foenkinos’ legendary novel to graphic album form, with striking black-and-white illustrations by French artist Horne. Relive the defining moments and experiences that shaped pop music’s–and popular culture’s–most influential voice, as captured in this unique and moving graphic novel.

HC • BW • $19.99 • 156 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-879-3

Bullet points: 

  • Advance solicited for May release!
  • John Lennon is here, alive, in this story. He tells us about  his childhood, creating a music group, and meeting with a small child prodigy, Paul McCartney…” — Critiques Libres

M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand #7

Brandon Easton (w) • Juan Samu (a) • Ryan Brown (c) 

As Matt Trakker continues his investigation of V.E.N.O.M. with the help of Dr. Mindbender, the dark secrets of Matt’s past dealings with his former teammates is brought to the light. Before Matt recruits new members of M.A.S.K., he must close the chapter on his responsibility for the Origin of V.E.N.O.M.!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points: 

  • Conclusion to this special two-part origin of V.E.N.O.M.!
  • Variant cover by Marcelo Perez Dalannays!

Micronauts: Wrath of Karza #2

Cullen Bunn & Jimmy Johnston (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Alex Ronald (c)

Baron Karza has triumphantly executed the first step in his plan to conquer the Earth. Only the Micronauts stand between him and his ultimate goal. Now comes the second step: Destroy the Micronauts.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points: 

  • Variant cover by John Royle!

Popeye Classics #58

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c) 

Collector’s Alert: GORILLA COVER! And wait until you see the hilarious and adventurous story inside, “Popeye in Queen of the Gorillas.”  Plus, classic comics guest-starring Wimpy, Swee’pea, Olive Oyl, Sea Hag, O.G. Wotasnozzle…and the Queen of Gorillas!  

FC • 32 pages • $4.99

Bullet points: 

  • Variant cover by  Raul Gonzalez III!

Star Trek: Waypoint #5

Simon Roy, Cavan Scott (w) • Simon Roy, Josh Hood (a) • Simon Roy (c)

Star Trek: Waypoint continues its celebration of Star Trek with two new tales. Simon Roy (Prophet) takes on the Prime Directive in an Original Series story, while writer Cavan Scott (Dr. Who, Sherlock Holmes) and artist Josh Hood (Star Trek: DeviationsWe Can Never Go Home) focus on Doctor Bashir in a thought-provoking Deep Space Nine tale.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99 

Bullet points: 

  • Check out the variant covers featuring STAR TREK artists from the last 50 years of Trek comics!
  • The blockbuster bi-monthly Trek anthology continues with more tales from today’s top talents!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures Vol. 13

Dean Clarrain (w) • Chris Allan (a) • Steve Lavigne (c)

The all-ages action continues in this collection of TMNT Adventures! Collects issues #55-57 of the Archie Comics series and the back-up Mutanimals comics.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • 7” x 10.187” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-885-4

Bullet points: 

  • Relive the fun and adventure of the TMNT you knew as a kid!
  • Advance solicited for May release!

TMNT Amazing Adventures: Robotanimals! #1

Caleb Goellner (w) • Chad Thomas (a & c)

Baxter Stockman is looking to become the new major villain on the streets! His first step to world domination? Turn the Mutanimals into robots!!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points: 

  • All-ages three issue mega-story!
  • If you dug the Batman/TMNT Adventures books, you’ll get a major kick out of the next adventures of the TMNT from the current Nickelodeon cartoon! 
  • Variant cover by Ryan Jampole!

Transformers: Till All Are One #10

Mairghread Scott (w) • Sara Pitre-Durocher (a & c)

As Starscream faces down the encroaching machinations of Elita One, he enlists Blast Off to help him bring Bruticus back!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points: 

  • Variant cover by Marcelo Matere!

Uncle Scrooge: Tyrant of the Tides

Romano Scarpa, Francesco Artibani, Thad Komorowski, Dick Kinney, Lars Jensen, Corrado Mastantuono (w & a) • Andrea Freccero (c)

Yaarrr, matey! When super sea expert Ludwig Von Drake gets zapped by pirates with a laser ray, it means trouble for Scrooge’s aquatic expedition. But he’s still hot on the trail of the world’s first submarine… till a ferocious giant squid evens the score! Then in “The Golden Birds,” vicious archaeopteryxes are Scrooge’s treasured quarry… while “The Substitute Santa of Strathbungo” reveals the McDucks’ first Christmas in long-ago Scotland! Ho-ho-hoots mon!Collects IDW’s Uncle Scrooge #20–22.

TPB • FC • $12.99 • 124 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-887-8

Bullet points: 

  • Advance solicited for May release!

Wynonna Earp Yearbook: Season 1

N/A (w & a) • Photo (c)

Season One of the critically acclaimed and popular TV Show Wynonna Earp is a wrap. This yearbook is filled with on-set photos, including action shots from the show and all-new behind-the-scenes goodies. Plus, join the cast as they visit Comic-Con International: San Diego for the first time together. This is a book all Earpers need in their motorcycle saddle bag! With an introduction by show runner Emily Andras.

TPB • FC • $9.99 • 48 pages • 8.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-893-9

Bullet points: 

  • Advance solicited for April release!
  • Wynonna Earp Season 2 begins June 2017 and Season 1 launches on Netflix, Spring 2017.

The X-Files #14

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

Resistance,” Part 1 (of 4): Scully receives an invitation from Firas Ben-Brahim after months of silence, and she soon discovers the dark secrets he’s been keeping from her… and the rest of the world.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points: 

  • Executive produced by The X-Files creator Chris Carter! 

Yakuza Demon Killers

Amit Chauhan (w) • Eli Powell (a & c)

Tokyo harbors a dark secret! When a museum heist goes wrong, a damaged thief named Ochita becomes trapped in the middle of a battle between a horde of demons and the merciless Yakuza. No matter who wins, humanity loses.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-891-5

Bullet points: 

  • For fans of eastern thrillers and supernatural suspense!
  • Advance solicited for May release!

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