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Star Trek: Year Five #12 Review:  Warp Factor “Holy Crap"

Star Trek: Year Five #12 Review: Warp Factor "Holy Crap"

If you need bracing, you're sure as heck not gonna have much time for it as this issue throws you directly into the deep end as it's tons of plot pushing forward at warp factor "holy crap." An old friend is back, and he ain't so friendly anymore. Starting off with one of those classic Kirk fight […]

Green Lantern 80th Anniversary Special #1 1940's Variant Cover

The Back Order List 6/24/20: Die, Spawn, Batman, Thor, & Green Lantern

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more.  Or […]

A Man Among Ye #1 Variant Cover

The Back-Order List 6/17/20: Hawkman, Crow, Ludocrats & A Man Among Ye

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more.  Or […]

Star Wars Adventures #1 Relaunches in IDW September 2020 Solicits

Star Wars Adventures #1 Relaunches in IDW September 2020 Solicits

IDW Publishing is relaunching their Star Wars Adventures line of comic books, with two stories in each issue. IDW is also publishing a new Goosebumps series, and a new Sonic The Hedgehog series concentrating on its 'Bad Guys'… here is a look at IDW's September solicitations, full of Transformers, My Little Pony, Canto, Dick Tracy, […]

Tiananmen 1989: Our Shattered Hopes from IDW.

IDW Chronicles A Protest that Changed the World with Tiananmen 1989

The Tiananmen, or what is commonly referred to in English as "The Gate of Heavenly Peace," is an enormous gate in the center of Beijing. Originally named Chengtianmen, the gate was constructed in 1420 as the entrance to a section of Beijing called the Imperial City, which itself contains the Forbidden City — which was […]

IDW Brings Hendrix, the Doors and GotG into Native American Rock Story

IDW Brings Music to Life with Redbone: A Native American Rock Story

The 1960s Psychadelic Scene in California has strong creative parallels to the dawning comic book scene of the same era.  On October 16, 1965, a collective of artists and bohemians called The Family Dog hosted what is considered the beginning of the Psychadelic Rock era with a concert featuring Jefferson Airplane, The Charlatans, and The […]

Now We Are Getting a Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons Comic

Now We Are Getting a Stranger Things & Dungeons & Dragons Comic

Looks like 2020 will continue to bring us a few delights, interspersed with everything going to hell in a hand cart. And one of those is an IDW licensed comic book that crosses over with a Dark Horse licensed comic book to bring us a Stranger Things And Dungeons & Dragons comic book. This is not […]

Kill Lock #5 Review: High Grade Science Fiction

Kill Lock #5 Review: It's Some High-Grade Science Fiction

If you're late to the game, here's the gag: four sentient robots have been sentenced and exiled due to crimes from their homeworld, doomed to stay relatively close to each other, and if one dies, they all die. One is a nearly impossibly powerful combatant who disobeyed a cruel order (Wraith), another a worker with […]

Another Cover Rob Liefeld Declines to Sign

The GI Joe: Snake Eyes: Deadgame Cover Rob Liefeld Declines to Sign

Rob Liefeld is returning to comics, writing and drawing the GI Joe: Snake Eyes: Deadgame for IDW Publishing. But, just as before, he is deciding that some versions of his published work are available to be signed by him, and some not. The reasons are not always clear. Take a store variant cover of one […]

IDW Makes A Very Marked Statement About The Direct Market

IDW Makes a Very Marked Statement About The Direct Market

Oh look, IDW Publishing has noticed that DC Comics has pulled out of Diamond Comic Distributors, in favour of UCS and Lunar, everyone's pretty angry and there's plenty of gossip around. IDW has decided to put out their own statement. With an IDW (LOVES) DM image, they state; IDW PUBLISHING PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR DIRECT MARKET, […]

G.I. Joe #6 Review -- "Fitting For The Zeitgeist"

G.I. Joe #6 Review: The Slow Burn Could Get There Someday But Not Yet

The "clandestine mission" nature of the team is on full display in G.I. Joe #6 as a top-secret smuggling job takes a number of unexpected twists that are a gold mine of character development. With the world under the command of Cobra — which has gone from "oddball persistent threat" to "multinational technology and defense […]

Yellow Hulk Pushes IDW Avengers #10 to $46 on eBay

Yellow Hulk Pushes IDW Avengers #10 to $46 on eBay But What About #9?

Marvel Action Avengers #10 was originally solicited to come out back in October last year, but even before the current global situation, it was a very late comic book. It was first out of the gates when IDW returned to Diamond Comic Distributors last week, and also looks like the first comic book to really […]

IDW's Direct Market Publishing Schedule for 2020

IDW's Direct Market Publishing Schedule for Summer 2020

Today IDW Publishing announced it's revised Direct Market release schedule for the summer of 2020. IDW is looking to bring their popular titles, many of which are perfect for all ages readers, to the masses this summer. Comics have always been an affordable source of entertainment, and IDW recognizes this. Starting this week, readers that […]

IDW August 2020 Solicitations

Liefeld, Locke & Key and Last Ronin in IDW August 2020 Solicitations

Coming from IDW in August 2020, we have Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin from TMNT creators Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman, more Rob Liefeld GI Joe, the new Locke & Key historical excavation ahead of the Sandman crossover and the return of Canto – as well as Transformers, Ghostbusters, My Little Pony, Star […]

X Of Swords and Seven Secrets on Next Week's Diamond Previews Covers

X Of Swords and Seven Secrets on Next Week's Diamond Previews Cover

The May/June edition of Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly Previews catalogue arrives in comic shops and digitally on Wednesday, May 27th after a brief hiatus and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale from the beginning of August 2020. It begins, oddly, with X Of Swords. The […]

IDW Publishing Former Employees Speak About Redundancies

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported on IDW Publishing letting a number of employees go, permanently. After Bleeding Cool posted the article, two former employees who we had named took to social media, to elaborate on their current position. Former IDW Managing Editor, Denton Tipton tweeted Hope this finds you and your family healthy and safe. As […]

The Daily LITG 21st May 2020

IDW Publishing and #BackTheComeBack in The Daily LITG 21st May 2020

These are strange times, but The Daily LITG is becoming a valuable way to quantify just what comic book geek culture is up to in this time of trial. Yesterday that including the IDW Publishing firings, Diamond packages arriving and someone familiar appearing in Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Welcome all, to the daily Lying In […]

Corporate Structure from IDW Media Holdings Website

IDW Received Paycheck Protection Program Loans, Furloughed Creators

Like most comic book publishers, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent industry shutdown, IDW Publishing put several of their ongoing comics on hold, effectively furloughing the creators of those comics, who work as independent contractors. Those include some of the company's most high-profile comics, such as GI Joe: Real American Hero and […]

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How To Get Every Issue Of Locke & Key For $15

Now Joe Hill and IDW follow Robert Kirkman and Image. Via Humble Bundle, Hill and IDW offer what looks like all currently published issues of Locke & Key, plus assorted Joe Hill written comics for $15. Particularly interesting to me is the Ray Bradbury tribute collection Shadow Show, which contains contributions from Eddie Campbell, Audrey […]

D&D Days Of Endless Adventure Review-1

We Review Dungeons & Dragons: Days Of Endless Adventure

For some Dungeons & Dragons fans who were looking for more adventure beyond their table, IDW Publishing comic books about it since 2010. The series has been published in a somewhat irregular fashion with a couple of different writers taking up the helm. But the ones that really caught media attention the past few years […]