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Chained to the Grave #1 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT

Brian Level & Andy Eschenbach (w) • Kate Sherron (a & c)

Outlaw Roy Mason has come back from the dead, chained to the headstone that marked his grave. On the trail of buried gold and hunted by a Big Bad, Roy struggles to hold his family—and his body—together.

 

Writers Brian Level (Darth Vader, Thanos, Deadpool) & Andy Eschenbach (Heavy Metal Magazine, Red Shoes) and artist Kate Sherron (Invader Zim, The Amazing World of Gumball) bring you a tale of intrigue, murder, magic, and the good ol’ wild, wild west!

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

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Comic Book History of Animation #4 (of 5)—COOL—Cover A: Ryan Dunlavey

Fred Van Lente (w) • Ryan Dunlavey (a & c)

Don’t touch that dial! It’s “SATURDAY MORNING FUNHOUSE”! We roll into the 1960s, during which a CBS executive named Fred Silverman had the brilliant idea to turn Saturday mornings into all kids programming, transforming the toon landscape forever! Hanna and Barbera are fired from MGM, but become the biggest animators in the country—but what happens to all the jobs sent overseas? In Japan, the animation industry begins taking its first few steps toward dominance, where Hayao Miyazaki begins learning his trade—and yearning for more!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Comic Book History of Animation #4 (of 5)—COOL—Cover B: Ryan Dunlavey

Fred Van Lente (w) • Ryan Dunlavey (a & c)

 

 

 

 

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #280—Cover A: Ron Joseph

Larry Hama (w) • Ron Joseph (a) • Ron Joseph (c)

“Untold Tales” Part 5! Bespectacled, beautiful, brilliant, and bombastic! BEWARE! The Baroness bewitches in the final untold tale from Living Legend Larry Hama, alongside hard-charger and fan-favorite G.I. Joe: ARAH alum, artist Ron Joseph!

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #280—Cover B: Kieron McKeown

Larry Hama (w) • Ron Joseph (a) • Kieron McKeown (c)

 

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Marvel Action: Captain Marvel #2

Sam Maggs (w) • Isabel Escalante (a) • Sweeney Boo (c)

The Mad Thinker and the Awesome Android have a plan to become internet famous, and it involves…all the tourists in Square?! Captain Marvel and Ghost-Spider race to stop the out-of-control livestream before it’s too late in this thrilling conclusion to Carol and Gwen’s adventures!

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

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Marvel Action: Origins #3—Cover A: Lanna Souvanny

Christopher Eliopoulos (w) • Lanna Souvanny (a & c)

Share the most important moments in Marvel history with young readers—two at a time! In this issue: Bruce Banner is exposed to gamma radiation that turns him into the raging monster called Hulk! Then, Eddie Brock is exposed to a Symbiote that takes over his body and calls itself Venom!

 

FC • 36 pages • $4.99

 

Marvel Action: Origins #3—Cover B: Lanna Souvanny

Christopher Eliopoulos (w) • Lanna Souvanny (a & c)

 

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Marvel Action: Spider-Man #4

Sarah Graley & Stef Purenins (w) • Philip Murphy (a & c)

As if it weren’t bad enough that Peter’s crush hates Spider-Man, a new villain is about to turn the Oscorp Charter School of Technology upside down! Who is Screwball and what does this mysterious villain want? Find out in an all-new adventure from writers Sarah Graley and Stef Purenins and artist Philip Murphy (Star Trek vs Transformers, Powerpuff Girls)!

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #95—Cover A: Toni Kuusisto

Thom Zahler (w) • Toni Kuusisto (a & c)

Season 10 continues here!

 

Canterlot in crisis! With the sound turned off and the invasive Muffletta Moss growing by the second, Pinkie Pie and Cheese Sandwich race to find a solution before the Festival of the Two Sisters is ruined!

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #95—Cover B: Brianna Garcia

Thom Zahler (w) • Toni Kuusisto (a) • Brianna Garcia (c)

 

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SEA OF SORROWS #4  (of 5)

Rich Douek (w) • Alex Cormack  (a & c)

An incoming storm forces the crew to step up work on the wreck – but the divers discover a horrible truth about the Bremen’s wreck, and the promise of sunken treasure. On deck, tensions explode, as Jim escapes the brig and wreaks havoc. And through it all, the siren continues to prey on the crew’s minds, and their very flesh.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

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Sleeping Beauties #7 (of 10)—Cover A: Bex Glendining

Rio Youers (w) • Alison Sampson (a) • Bex Glendining (c)

Based on the horror novel by Stephen King and Owen King and adapted by Rio Youers (The Forgotten Girl) and Alison Sampson ( Hit Girl, Winnebago Graveyard)!

 

A strange sleeping sickness, known as Aurora, has fallen over the world, and strangest of all, it only affects women. In the small town of Dooling, a mysterious woman has walked out of the woods; she calls herself Eve and leaves a trail of carnage behind her. More mysterious: she’s the only woman not falling asleep.

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Sleeping Beauties #7 (of 10)—Cover B: Jenn Woodall

Rio Youers (w) • Alison Sampson (a) • Bex Glendining (c)

 

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Sonic the Hedgehog #38—Cover A: Matt Herms

Evan Stanley (w) • Adam Bryce Thomas (a) • Matt Herms (c)

There appears to be two hedgehogs and a fox floating through space…

 

Sonic, Amy, and Tails are stuck in a mysterious new Eggman base. Each room holds a challenging surprise and the hallways don’t make any sense! Can they figure out how to escape unharmed? Meanwhile, Tangle and Belle sneak in to find the bots running the show and stumble into some trouble!

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Sonic the Hedgehog #38—Cover B: Thomas Rothlisberger

Evan Stanley (w) • Adam Bryce Thomas (a) • Thomas Rothlisberger(c)

 

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Star Trek: The Next Generation—The Gift

John de Lancie (w) • Gordon Purcell (a) • J.K. Woodward (c)

An all-new reprint of the classic TNG story! Q gives Jean-Luc Picard the chance to go back in time to fix one of his biggest mistakes, but the consequences of his actions will create a ripple effect that will threaten the entire Federation! Written by Q himself – actor John de Lancie – with art by Gordon Purcell and a newly painted cover by J.K. Woodward.

 

FC • 64 pages • $5.99

 

 

 

Star Trek: Voyager—Seven’s Reckoning #4 (of 4)—Cover A: Angel Hernandez

Dave Baker (w) • Angel Hernandez (a & c)

The battle may be over, but the worst is yet to come. Torn between her growing attachment to an alien race and her new commitment to the Prime Directive, Seven of Nine must choose between altering the course of an entire society and her place aboard Voyager in the conclusion to this story set during Voyager’s amazing fourth season from writer Dave Baker (Action Hospital, F*ck Off Squad, Star Trek: Waypoint) and artist Angel Hernandez (Star Trek: Picard Countdown, Star Trek/Green Lantern).

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Star Trek: Voyager—Seven’s Reckoning #4 (of 4)—Cover B: Photo

Dave Baker (w) • Angel Hernandez (a) • Photo (c)

 

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Star Trek: Year Five #20

Brandon Easton (w) • Silvia Califano (a) • Stephen Thompson (c)

 

As the crew of the Enterprise moves toward an uncertain future, one of their own will be pulled into a violent past! While investigating a mysterious structure on Vulcan, Spock vanishes. As the crew tries to find him, Spock must fight to survive as he navigates the painful past of his home planet. The final voyages of the original crew continue in this time-hoping adventure from writer Brandon Easton (Transformers: War for Cybertron, Thundercats) and artist Silvia Califano (Star Trek: Year Five, X-Files: Case Files)

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

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Star Wars Adventures #6—Cover A: Francesco Francavilla

Katie Cook, Shaun Manning (w) • Cara McGee, Fico Ossio (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

Padmé and Anakin have grand plans to have a romantic night together after a long separation. But before they get a chance to get together, Anakin is Jedi-napped by a group of outlaws! Now it’s up to Padmé to use all of her cunning to infiltrate the outlaw group and rescue him. Then, get a glimpse into the times of The High Republic with a story of the nefarious Nihil in “Tales of Villainy”!

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Star Wars Adventures #6—Cover B: Fico Ossio

Katie Cook, Shaun Manning (w) • Cara McGee, Fico Ossio (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

 

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Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures #1—GEM OF THE MONTH

Daniel José Older (w) • Harvey Tolibao (a & c)

An all-new ongoing series! In the glory days of the Republic, two hundred years before the adventures of Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewbacca, the Jedi stand as guardians of galactic peace—until a powerful new adversary called the Nihil arrives. Now a group of young Padawans, training under Master Yoda, must protect the Republic while learning the lessons that will one day lead them to become powerful Jedi in their own right.

 

Writer Daniel José Older, bestselling author of Star Wars: Last Shot, and artist Harvey Tolibao bring IDW into The High Republic, a massive publishing crossover spanning comics and prose!

 

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #114—Cover A: Sophie Campbell

Sophie Campbell (a & w & c)

Jennika comes face to face with the person who almost killed her—Karai! Will the other Turtles be able to stop Jennika from exacting revenge before Bebop and Rocksteady find her first?

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #114—Cover B: Kevin Eastman

Sophie Campbell (w) • Jodie Nishijima (a) • Kevin Eastman (c)

 

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Jennika II #4 (of 6)—Cover A: Jodi Nishijima

Ronda Pattison (w) • Jodi Nishijima (a & c)

Jennika is caught between two parents fighting to determine whether a child belongs in with them in the Mutant Zone. When one of the parents is revealed to have ties to the criminal underworld, and Jennika’s own dark past, the newest Ninja Turtle must decide how much she has left to atone for. Can a life of violence ever be escaped?

 

FC • 36 pages • $4.99

 

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #3 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Tom Waltz (w) • Kevin Eastman, Ben Bishop, Esau and Isaac Escorza (a & c)

Unexpected allies from the past reveal a possible path to salvation! As the Foot Clan sweeps NYC for the rogue Ronin, a final desperate plan in the name of vengeance is made! Spanning decades, this issue’s action and intrigue will set up the astounding final issues!

 

FC • 48 pages • $8.99  • 7″x11″

 

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Transformers #28—Cover A: Casey W. Coller

Brian Ruckley (w) • Anna Malkova (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)

“War World: Hunt”. As the Decepticons take over important facilities in Iacon, it opens up an opportunity for a jailbreak! But, will Bumblebee, Swindle, and Trickdiamond be able to escape—and is it really better for them if they do? Meanwhile, Starscream and Megatron scheme and Cyclonus returns with a grudge.

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Transformers #28—Cover B: Adam Bryce Thomas

Brian Ruckley (w) • Anna Malkova (a) • Adam Bryce Thomas (c)

 

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Transformers ‘84: Legends & Rumors

Bill Mantlo & Ralph Macchio, Steve Parkhouse, Simon Furman (w) • Frank Springer & Kim DeMulder, John Ridgway, Mike Collins, Guido Guidi (a) • Guido Guidi (c)

Some events in history are so incredible, that they’ve gone down in legend—epic tales of epic heroes and villains. Others remain shrouded in mystery, only surfacing as snippets of the real story. Transformers ’84: Legends & Rumors is the perfect companion book to the Secrets & Lies mini-series, representing the classic stories that inspired the series: “The Transformers” (Transformers #1), “Man of Iron” (Transformers UK #9-12), and the Transformers ’84 #0 one-shot!

 

FC • 100 pages • $7.99

 

 

 

 

Transformers: Beast Wars #1—Gem of the Month—Cover A: Josh Burcham

Erik Burnham (w) • Josh Burcham (a & c)

Celebrating 25 years of Beast Wars! In the future, the planet Cybertron belongs to the scientific-minded Maximals and the action-oriented Predacons! When a crew of Predacons, led by the successor to the Megatron name, steal a golden disk and a ship capable of traveling through time, it’s up to Optimus Primal and his Maximal crew—Rattrap, Rhinox, Cheetor, and new character Nyx—to catch them! A brand-new Beast era begins in an oversized first issue by Erik Burnham (Ghostbusters, Transformers/Ghostbusters) and Josh Burcham (Transformers, Transformers Galaxies), yesssss!

 

FC • 48 pages • $5.99

 

Transformers: Beast Wars #1—GEM OF THE MONTH—Cover B: Fico Ossio

Erik Burnham (w) • Josh Burcham (a) • Fico Ossio (c)

 

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Transformers: Escape #3 (of 5)—Cover A: Beth McGuire-Smith

Brian Ruckley (w) • Beth McGuire-Smith (a & c)

As preparations for the escape ships continue, Wheeljack and Hound work to move what remains of the A’ovan population and habitat to a safe location for evacuation. Unfortunately, the Insecticons are insatiable and a caravan full of Cybertronian and organic life is too good a meal to pass up.

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Transformers: Escape #3 (of 5)—Cover B: Umi Miyao

Brian Ruckley (w) • Beth McGuire-Smith (a) • Umi Miyao (c)

 

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Usagi Yojimbo #17

Stan Sakai (w & a & c)

Tengu War! Part 2 (of 3)

For the first time, Usagi has to team up with yokai (haunts and spirits) against an even greater enemy.  However, he must prove himself worthy to join their ranks and must face a challenge from a tengu in a fight to the death. How can Usagi defeat a creature said to be the greatest sword master in all the country?

 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

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Usagi Yojimbo: Wanderer’s Road #4

Stan Sakai (w & a) • Peach Momoko (c)

“The Blade of the Gods” Seeking safety from a storm, Usagi encounters an unusual and frightening fellow ronin. The refuge turns into a dangerous trap as the ronin believes the gods want him to kill Usagi! Read the thrilling first encounter between Usagi and his most dangerous and terrifying enemy, Jei!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

 

 

 

BOOKS

 

 

Goosebumps: Secrets of the Swamp—SPOTLIGHT

Marieke Nijkamp (w) • Yasmin Flores Montanez (a) • Clara Meath (c)

Reader beware, you’re in for a scare! The kid-friendly horror series returns with a spooky new graphic novel from New York Times bestselling YA author Marieke Nijkamp!

 

When twelve-year-old Blake is shipped away to stay with her weird aunt in Fever Swamp for the summer, she expects her weeks to be filled with video games, mosquito bites, and a whole lot of nothing. Instead, she finds herself in a spooky turf war between werewolves and wolf hunters! Blake’s never let anything–including her prosthetic hand–slow her down or stop her from crushing her opponents in a game of Lore Hunter, but real-life monsters on all sides take danger and fear to a whole new level, and Blake will need to use all of her gaming skills to escape.

 

Marieke Nijkamp was born and raised in the Netherlands. A lifelong student of stories, language, and ideas, she spends as much time in fictional worlds as she does the real world. She loves to travel, roll dice, and daydream. Marieke’s YA novels include: This Is Where It Ends, which follows four teens during the fifty-four minutes of a school shooting, and Before I Let Go, a haunting young adult murder mystery set during a cruel Alaskan winter. Additionally, Marieke is the editor of Unbroken, an anthology of 13 stories starring disabled teens, written by disabled authors. She’s the writer of The Oracle Code, a graphic novel from DC Books for Young Readers, with art by Manuel Preitano. Even If We Break, Marieke’s new YA novel, is available September 2020.

 

TPB • FC • $12.99 • 120 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-813-6

 

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Judge Dredd: False Witness

Brandon Easton (w) • Kei Zama (a & c)

Justice Academy drop-out Mathias Lincoln always survived by sub-legal means, but after uncovering a vast conspiracy, he finds himself pursued by legendary lawman Judge Dredd!

 

Get ready for a street level look at justice in Mega-City One as one person fights to expose the darkest secrets of the rich and powerful in a thrilling mystery set against a backdrop of media manipulation and social unrest. While on a job for a rich client, Justice Academy drop-out and professional fixer Mathias Lincoln makes a horrific discovery–children are disappearing, and the conspiracy stretches from the wastes of the Cursed Earth all the way to the halls of power in Mega-City One.

TPB • FC • $15.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-728-3

 

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Onion Skin—COOL [TSP]

Edgar Camacho  (w & a & c)

Discover a bright new star of Mexican comics in this romantic and thrilling tale, stuffed with adventure and delicious food.

 

Rolando’s job was crushing him… and then it literally crushed his hand. Now he can barely get out of the house, binging TV and struggling to find meaning. On a rare night out with friends, he meets Nera, a woman who lives only in the moment. Dazzled by her hedonistic attitude, Rolando sees a new life opening before him. Together, these restless youths fix up an old food truck and hit the road for a wild journey. But have they truly found the spice of life? Or has Rolando bitten off more than he can chew?

 

Onion Skin, winner of Mexico’s first ever National Young Graphic Novel Award, became a sensation in its native land for its rich narrative, captivating characters, thrilling action, and positively delicious artwork. It’s a feast that will leave readers eager for a second course.

 

SC • FC • $14.99 • 160 pages • 6.5” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-60309-489-4

 

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Sonic The Hedgehog: Bad Guys—SPOTLIGHT

Ian Flynn (w) • Jack Lawrence (a & c)

The mastermind behind the Metal Virus isn’t done yet. Sonic writer extraordinaire Ian Flynn brings you the latest elaborate scheme from the Blue Blur’s newest nemesis!

 

Dr. Starline is back to his evil antics! But to enact his latest scheme, he’ll have to get into an abandoned Eggman base, past an army of badniks! And to do that, he’ll need the help of some of Sonic’s greatest enemies! Zavok, Mimic, Rough, and Tumble are back and badder than ever! Starline’s promised them incredible power, so Sonic and friends had better watch out. That is, if the not-so-good doctor can get these Bad Guys to stop fighting each other and work together.

TPB • FC • $15.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-796-2

 

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The IDW Collection, Vol. 13—SPOTLIGHT

Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz, Mateus Santolouco (w) • Mateus Santolouco, Michael Dialynas, Dave Wachter, Ben Bishop (a) • Dan Duncan (c)

It’s all been leading up to this! A massive showdown on the streets of the Big Apple! As New York gets torn apart by different factions, mutant and human alike, Karai returns and the future of the TMNT in fact all of NYC—comes down to a final negotiation between Splinter and Karai. It’s the shocking culmination of nearly a decade of storytelling as our heroes face their darkest hour against a multitude of enemies bent on their total destruction. Find out how a City at War will change the world forever! Plus, abandon all hope… as the most infamous villain in the Turtles’ universe, Shredder, returns!

 

Collects Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #90–100 as well as the 2019 Free Comic Book Day issue, Macro-Series: Raphael, and the Shredder In Hell mini-series.

 

HC • FC • $59.99 • 464 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-807-5

 

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Transformers/Back To The Future—SPOTLIGHT

Cavan Scott (w) • Juan Samu (a & c)

Great Scott! Pop-culture juggernauts collide in the ultimate 1980s (and 1950s and 2010s) showdown! Things are getting heavy–and nothing’s as heavy as a Transformer! Marty McFly has just returned from the adventure of a lifetime to a new, better Hill Valley–everything’s looking up for him! That is, until Marty and his friend Doc Brown’s time machine attracts the attention of the Decepticons! With one small mistake, Marty finds himself once again thrust into an adventure to stop the Decepticon plot in the past, present, and future… all with the help of a new time machine… the Autobot Gigawatt!

TPB • FC • $15.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-801-3

 

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Usagi Yojimbo: Homecoming—COOL

Stan Sakai (w & a & c)

Volume Two of the new series sees Usagi return to his home province to pay his respects, but ghosts from his past have other plans.

 

In “Tatami,” Usagi returns to his home province only to find intrigue and betrayal! Then, in “Mon,” long ago, Lord Hikiji defeated Usagi’s Lord Mifune to take control of the Northern Province. Usagi, now traveling through his old territories, still wears the mon (a family crest) of his former lord. But there are those who still remember the Great Wars with bitterness and threaten to kill any samurai loyal to Mifune. In “The Return,” Usagi is on a pilgrimage to his late lord’s gravesite, however, wearing the Mifune clan crest in Lord Hikiji’s territory has made him an enemy. Traveling through this dangerous land he has made his way to the one place he had been avoiding–the village in which he grew up. Collects issues #8–14 of the all-new full-color Usagi Yojimbo series published by IDW.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 192 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-802-0

 

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Voyage to the Stars—COOL

Ryan Copple, James Asmus (w) • Connie Daidone (a & c)

The hit sci-fi comedy podcast blasts into comics with this all-new graphic novel adventure! Voyage to the Stars is a bonafide podcast phenomenon starring Colton Dunn (Superstore), Felicia Day (Supernatural), Janet Varney (Legend of Korra), Kirsten Vangsness (Criminal Minds), and Steve Berg (Drunk History)! With 2.5 million downloads in its debut year and over 100,000 viewers on Twitch, the wild sci-fi podcast that’s consistently ranked in the Top 100 for comedy is now on its way to conquer the comics world.

 

Earth is gone. Only one intrepid crew of misfits managed to escape, now determined and ambiguously destined to stop a growing, ancient evil from consuming the universe. Though stopping it may be tricky, as our heroes can’t help but destroy just about every planet and species they come across. Kinda debatable who’s the bigger threat.

 

James Asmus is an award-winning writer originally from Cleveland, OH. He has written comics, theater, TV, animation, and more. His comic book work includes Gambit, Thief of Thieves, Kong of Skull Island, Evolution, The End Times of Bram & Ben, and Quantum & Woody—which earned him five Harvey Award nominations, including Best Writer. He currently lives in Portland, OR with his wife and two awesome kids.

 

TPB • FC • $15.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-798-6

 

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GAMES

 

 

Fan Favorite!

Ghostbusters: Blackout

Jon Cohn (d) Dan Schoening (a & c)

 

Suffering from a city-wide blackout and an onslaught of ghosts, it’s up to the Ghostbusters to quell the chaos and bust those ghosts! Fully cooperative, players allocate dice to bust ghosts, buy upgrades, and move around the city in a game that will have players wishing for just one more die!

 

Bullet points:

  • The Ghostbusters are out to bust familiar faces and foes after a city-wide blackout allows all the ghosts in their containment unit to escape!
  • A terrifyingly tough threat management game, players travel all over New York City to bust baddies and keep the mass hysteria to a minimum.

 

1-4 players • Playable from ages 12+ • 30-45 minutes • MSRP $39.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01678-9

 

Item #: IDW 01678

 

AVAILABLE NOW!

 

 

 

 

Award Winning!

Tonari

Alex Randolph and Bruno Faidutti (d) Kwanchai Moriya (a & c)

 

The small island of Kuchinoshima has been hit by a terrible storm, leaving the village with only a single fishing boat. Each hoping to prove themselves the village’s best fisherman, 2-4 players take turns moving the boat marker around the island, collecting any fish tiles they land upon. At the end of the day, the player with the best haul wins, but there’s a twist—each player’s score is added to their left neighbor’s score before determining the winner!

 

2-4 players • Playable from ages 10+ • 30 minutes • MSRP $29.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01656-7

 

Item #: IDW 01656

 

AVAILABLE NOW!

 

 

 

 

Best Seller!

Sonic the Hedgehog Dice Rush

Jonathan Ying (d)

 

Speed is Sonic’s game, and in Sonic The Hedgehog Dice Rush, you and up to 3 of your friends are in a real-time race to build the best Sonic the Hedgehog level.

 

Bullet points:

  • A “gotta go fast,” real-time, dice rolling game
  • Match dice to collect cards and build the ulimate the Sonic level
  • 2 decks of cards that feature classic Sonic level pixel art.

 

2-4 players • Playable from ages 8+ • 15-20 minutes • MSRP $19.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01470-9

 

Item #: IDW 01470

 

AVAILABLE NOW!

 

 

 

 

Best Seller!

Sonic the Hedgehog: Crash Course

Sean McDonald (d)

 

Speeding through the classic Green Hill Zone, players in Sonic the Hedgehog: Crash Course race to be the first player to collect 5 of the 7 Chaos Emeralds! Countless track configurations allow for new race experiences every time you play!

 

Bullet points:

  • Race forward and leave your opponents in the dust.
  • Collect items then heal damage.
  • Win if you’re the fastest to earn the most Chaos Emeralds!
  • Includes 4 pre-painted plastic miniatures!

 

2-4 players • Playable from ages 8+ • 30-45 minutes • MSRP $29.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01484-6

 

Item #: IDW 01484

 

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Galaxy Hunters

Daniel Alves (d)

 

In Galaxy Hunters, 2-4 players take on the role of mercenary pilots in battle mechs hired by Megacorporations to hunt and harvest rampaging mutants. Galaxy Hunters blends the excitement of crafting a unique character with the deep strategy of Euro-style, worker placement. Pick your Merc, customize your Mech and compete in a fierce rivalry to be the top mutant hunter in the Galaxy!

 

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  • Includes (4), large (65mm) Battle Mech miniatures!
  • Mix and match pilots and mechs to unlock new powers and special abilities with Galaxy Hunters’ inventive neural-link system.
  • New Ways to Hunt expansion allows for 5 players to compete with more rewards and higher risk!

 

2-4 players * Playable from ages 14+ * 30 minutes per player * MSRP $79.99 * UPC: 8-27714-01533-1

 

Item #: IDW 01533

 

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Galaxy Hunters: New Ways To Hunt Expansion

Daniel Alves (d)

 

With the “New Ways To Hunt” expansion, Mercs can take on bigger risks for bigger rewards. This expansion offers a 5th player to compete for top Mutant Hunter in the Galaxy! Duar Krill joins the hunt as the newest Mercenary and the Iron Smoker Mech is included in this expansion!

 

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  • Battle through the four main sagas, gaining power and perfecting techniques as you progress, or create a single battle against iconic villains.
  • Increase your Power Level to gain access to power Transformations.
  • Techniques provide unique abilities that modify your attack rolls.
  • Requires Galaxy Hunters Base Game to play.
  • Includes (1) additional Battle Mech Miniature!

 

2-5 players • Playable from ages 14+ • 30 minutes • MSRP $29.99 • UPC: 8-27714-01997-1

 

Item #: IDW 01934

 

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