Here’s a quick preview of the great titles that IDW is putting on the shelves this week.
Writer: John Barber Artist: Marcelo Ferreira, Livio Ramondelli Cover by Marcelo Ferreira
When the TRANSFORMERS lose their powerful ALLSPARK, it ends up on Piggie Island! Prepare to meet… the AUTOBIRDS and DECEPTIHOGS!
The Bigger Bang
Writer: D.J. Kirkbride Artist: Vassilis Gogtzilas
The Big Bang created all life as we know it. THE BIGGER BANG created just one — at the expense of the human race! Can a hero be born from such cataclysmic destruction? Collects the four-issue series.
Bravo For Adventure
Writer and Artist: Alex Toth
Alex Toth’s magnum opus, collected in its entirety for the first time ever! This deluxe hardcover edition contains all three of The Genius’s stories starring Jesse Bravo, knock-about pilot and reluctant swashbuckler, including the original graphic novel that’s been out of print for 30 years. Also included are never-before-seen pencil roughs, preliminary drawings, and story fragments, as well as Toth’s own coloring samples for an edition that never saw print, and—freed from storage after 40 years—some of the coloring for what was intended to be Bravo’s original 1975 first printing in France! The ultimate Bravo for Adventure, published by special arrangement with the Toth family!
D4VE #5 (of 5)
Writer: Ryan Ferrier Artist: Valentin Ramon
THIS IS THE END. Without power or hope, the robots fall at the hands of the K’laar empire and only one lone cubicle-jockey can save the robot race. In this shocking conclusion, D4VE must become the man he needs to be to save everything he’s ever loved.
Writer: Larry Hama Artist: S L Gallant
The end of the road for SNAKE EYES… The events of this issue will change G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero forever!
Writer: Tom Waltz Artist: Casey Maloney
IDW’s original sci-fi/military drama continues! Marcus Fall has survived his bloody brush with death and finds himself peacefully healing both physically and emotionally. But when a dark secret is revealed about his own people, will the killing machine that smolders deep inside him be reignited again?
The Maxx: Maxximized #20
Writers: Sam Kieth & William Messner-Loebs Artist: Sam Kieth
As the Hooly bears down on Jungle Maxx and Julie in the inner world of the Outback, in the real world a greater trauma threatens Maxx as Julie grapples with whether or not to move out and leave Maxx… forever.
Writer: Joe Harris Artist: Colin Lorimer Cover by: menton3
The Millennium Group has returned to plague Frank Black, and a recent revelation threatens to break his will for good!
Writer:Jim Zub Artist: Andy Suriano
A scribe named Mako has heard many strange stories of the great hero known only as “Jack.” Mako’s journey to record the truth of the samurai reveals a fascinating look at his legacy and possible future: Jack the King. Jack the General. Jack the Legend.
Writer: Paul Allor Artist: Andy Kuhn
The climactic showdown between the Mutanimals and Null! Surprises await both sides of the conflict!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 11: Attack on Technodrome
Writers: Tom Waltz & Kevin Eastman Artist: Cory Smith
Time is short as Krang accelerates his plan to terraform the Earth, which will kill all who live on it! A surprise alliance results in a daring plan—and the stakes have never been higher! Collects issues #41–44.
Writers: Tom Scioli & John Barber Artist: Tom Scioli
THE WORLD AS THEY MAKE IT! Alliance are forged! Enemies are enraged! The war burns on Earth and Cybertron! And now… now the real battle begins.
Writer: Chuck Dixon Artist: Esteve Polls Cover: Gerardo Zaffino
Scully and Wynn discover that a graveyard of ice-bound ships is very much alive with souls desperate for a savior. And there are worse things on the frozen sea than gnawing hunger and killing cold.
Writer: Ted Anderson Art: Brenda Hickey Cover: Amy Mebberson
Twilight Sparkle is feeling overworked and stressed out! She decides to visit the most Zen pony she knows-Big Mac! But Mac is feeling less than communicative, so Twilight will have to go where no pony has gone before-inside Big Mac’s mind!
Dragonlance Classics, Vol. 1
Writer: Dan Mishkin Artist: Ron Randall, Mike Collins Cover:Ron Randall
Open the door to the magical world of Krynn, where the evil Dragonlords rule and meet Sturm, steadfast Knight of Solamnia, veteran of the War of the Lance, and sworn enemy of the tyrants of Krynn. Collects issues #1–8 of the DC Comics series.