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Transformers #23 Review: Optimus Prime Stands Around

Transformers #23 Review: Optimus Prime Stands Around

One of the true powers of Megatron, one of the real reasons why he is a threat, has barely been explored. Much hay has been made about Megatron, the warrior, Megatron, the warlord, his brutality, and his raw power. The true power of Megatron, however, does not exist in his fusion cannon, but in his […]

IDW to Publish Greg Ruckas Star Wars: Smugglers Run as a Comic

IDW to Publish Greg Rucka's Star Wars: Smugglers' Run as a Comic

Greg Rucka has written many a Star Wars comic book for Marvel Comics. But he has written novels too, including a 2015 junior novel Smuggler's Run: A Han Solo & Chewbacca Adventure. This was then adapted into a comic book mini-series published in German by Panini, written by Alec Worley and drawn by Ingo Römling. […]

Transformers: Galaxies #10 Review: A Fresh Start

Transformers: Galaxies #10 Review: A Fresh Start

With a look in at the War of the Threefold Spark, the powerful warrior Ultra Magnus once shared the battlefield with Megatron as they fought for the planet against prodigals corrupted by some influence from beyond the stars. This shows how he evolved from a reluctant leader of soldiers into a virtual legend through combat […]

The Back Order List 9/2/2020: 2nd Prints Small Press &#038 Manga

The Back Order List 9/2/2020: 2nd Prints, Small Press, & Manga

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. […]

Transformers Gets A World War Comic For December

Transformers Gets A World War Comic For December

IDW's new Transformers comic book, Transformers: Escape will tell a "world war" story through the eyes of rescuers and refugees, set on the planet Cybertron. Written by Brian Ruckley, architect of IDW's Transformers continuity since 2019, and illustrated by Bethany McGuire-Smith, Transformers: Escape is a five-issue monthly series slated for release beginning in December. As Cybertron […]

Printings For Grit Autumnal Crow It Eats What Feeds It Goosebumps

Printings For Grit, Autumnal, Crow, It Eats What Feeds It, Goosebumps

A few upcoming second and third printings from Scout Comics, IDW and Vault as there seems to be a new boost of demand across the industry. While Marvel Comics is sending many more collections back to the printing mill to cope with new demand. Here are all the details we have. GRIT #2 2ND PTG […]

G.I. Joe #8 Review: Here Are Some Morally Murky Waters

G.I. Joe #8 Review: Here Are Some Morally Murky Waters

In this incarnation, in the pages of G.I. Joe #8, of the long-running franchise, Cobra began as a scrappy tech startup and, using particularly the power of their Battle Android Troopers (B.A.T.s), took over the United States. Yikes! The very small number of survivors from the G.I. Joe team have become a scrappy insurgency, recruiting […]

Frankenstein Alive Alive #2 Page 1 On Auction At Heritage

Frankenstein Alive, Alive #2 Page 1 On Auction At Heritage

Frankenstein Alive, Alive is one of the best projects to come out in the last few years of comics, done by artist icon Bernie Wrightson. The hyper-detailed art, the grey washes, the deep blacks. All of it made for a compelling read, that is for sure. One of the best horror comics you can pick […]

Star Trek: Hells Mirror Review: Mirror Universe Khan vs. Kirk

Star Trek: Hell's Mirror Review: Mirror Universe Khan vs. Kirk

Star Trek: Hell's Mirror is a one-and-done story set entirely in Trek's Mirror Universe. It sees Khan team up with Spock and Kirk in an attempt to take on the corrupt Terran Empire and restore humanity, empathy, and intellect to a society that has been overtaken by cruelty and evil. Written by J. M. DeMatteis, drawn […]

Locke &#038 Key: …In Pale Battalions Go… REVIEW: A Worthy Addition

Locke & Key: …In Pale Battalions Go… REVIEW: A Worthy Addition

Locke & Key by writer Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez has been one of the most intriguing and original creator-owned comics to follow in the past decade. The comic centers on Keyhouse and the many keys inside, all of which function in different magical ways. It's part horror, part fantasy, and, now, with this new two-issue […]

Making History: Black People Headline 2 Top 5 Comics Publishers

Making History: Black People Headline 2 Top 5 Comics Publishers

This week saw some literally history-making hiring happening in the oft-homogenous comics industry. IDW Publishing, recently plagued with challenges in its highest ranks, hired Disney Publishing veteran Nachie Marsham as its new publisher, taking primary responsibility for the line. Likewise, DC Comics created a new position for Daniel Cherry, a veteran of the esports world, […]

Rosalind Morehead Sales Manager Direct Market Out At IDW

Rosalind Morehead, Sales Manager, Direct Market, Out At IDW

Rosalind Morehead has been Sales Manager, Direct Market at IDW Publishing since August last year, but it waa not her only stint at the publisher. She was Manager, Consumer Marketing at DC Comics from March 2017 to January 2018 before studying at San Diego City College. But she had a longer stint at IDW Publishing […]

Sleeping Beauties #3 Review: Trippy Adaptation of the King Novel

Sleeping Beauties #3 Review: Trippy Adaptation of the King Novel

Sleeping Beauties #3 from IDW Publishing continues the comic book adaptation of Stephen and Owen King's novel. Written by Rio Youers, drawn by Alison Sampson, colored by Triona Tree Farrell, and lettered Valerie Lopez, the series imagines a world spinning out of control after an illness spreads. Yeah, all too familiar for us 2020 readers. The illness […]

IDW Names Nachie Marsham New Publisher Promotes Veronica Brooks

IDW Names Nachie Marsham New Publisher, Promotes Veronica Brooks

Following the sordid affair of naming Jud Meyers new publisher, immediately suspending him, and then firing him, IDW has named Nachie Marsham as its new publisher, proving the old adage, if at first, you don't succeed, try, try again. "We're honored to have Nachie onboard the IDW ship as he is a champion for novel […]

Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Too Long a Sacrifice #2 Review: Whodunnit

Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Too Long a Sacrifice #2 Review: Whodunnit

Following up on the captivating debut, IDW Publishing's latest Star Trek: Deep Space Nine series, Too Long a Sacrifice, is back with its second issue from longtime Trek writers Scott Tipton and David Tipton, artist Greg Scott, colorist Felipe Sobreiro, and letterer Neil Uyetake. The series continues the mystery of the first issue, which only deepens as Chief of Security […]

The Back Order List 8/12/20: More Empyre Manga &#038 Seven Secrets #1

The Back Order List 8/12/20: More Empyre, Manga, & Seven Secrets #1

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 […]

Sandman/Locke &#038 Key and Spider-Man #1 in IDW November 2020 Solicits

Sandman/Locke & Key and Spider-Man #1 in IDW November 2020 Solicits

IDW Entertainment has issued their November 2020 solicitations, including the launch of the Sandman/Locke & Key two-part crossover (the second part coming in January) as well as a second TMNT Jennika series, the Star Trek Voyager series, Seven's Reckoning, the resolicitation of Sea Of Sorrows, a brand new Marvel Action Spider-Man #1, a spin-off Usagi […]

Stranger Things D&#038D Crossover on Cover of Next Weeks Previews

Stranger Things, D&D, Crossover on Cover of Next Week's Previews

Next Wednesday's edition of Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly Preview catalogue features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning November 2020. And it is slowly going up online right now, cover by cover. Talking of covers, the front cover features Dark Horse Comics' Stranger Things and Dungeons & […]

IDW Publishes Roadmap For Locke &#038 Key After Netflix Into 2021

IDW Publishes Roadmap For Locke & Key After Netflix Into 2021

Following the success of the Netflix adaptation of Locke & Key produced by IDW, and ahead of the Locke & Key/Sandman crossover the publisher is lining up everything that is coming out – and when. August through October will see the release of the three-part miniseries, Locke & Key: …In Pale Battalions Go…, serving as a […]

Seven Of Nine Gets Her Own Star Trek Voyager Comic Sevens Reckoning

Seven Of Nine Gets Her Own Star Trek Voyager Comic, Seven's Reckoning

Back in July  Bleeding Cool broke the news out that IDW was to publish a Star Trek: Voyager comic book (after only having published a Mirror Universe Voyager one-shot comic before) stirring Seven Of Nine. Today, they decided to make the news official with Star Trek: Voyager – Seven's Reckoning…  This November, IDW Publishing journeys deep into […]