Wynonna Earp Provides Much Mystery At IDW's Wondercon Booth

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Emilie Badaboom writes from Wondercon for Bleeding Cool – and she's just been on a trip round the show…

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This year's Wondercon dealer hall is ripe with collectibles and con exclusives. IDW does not disappoint with a wide arrange of comics to satisfy any fan. The Wondercon comic exclusives vary in style and artwork with a strong focus on nostalgia meshed with modernity.

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These themes are most prevalent in their new comics, each priced at $10 with a limit of 400. One of the more anticipated comics is a DC mashup with Batman and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Batman/TMNT #5. Cover art by Kevin Eastman, the black and white cover is a modern shoutout to BTAS, and is age-appropriate enough for a young reader.

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Other exclusive comics includes the first issue of Ghostbusters that includes the female cast, with a photo of the original crew on the cover and the back hosting a group shot of the second-gen ghost hunters. Rounding out the old-school train is the movie adaptation of Transformers vs. G.I. Joe by Tom Scioli. This comic is written as if a movie was made of Transformers vs GI Joe then was translated to print. Expect big fight scenes, lots of color, and your childhood fan dreams to hit on every panel.

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The Wynonna Earp comics have a creative Wondercon twist, in true con fashion they are a mystery grab-bag (sturdy enough not to dent your new comic in a black bubble wrap seal). These mystery bags come with a guarantee of one signed comic, one con exclusive, and other fun treats. With an estimated value of $35-$45, these are worth the bang for the buck. Grab them quickly, only 100 exist.

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If you're searching for a collectible comic with a hint of nostalgia but clean white corners, Jack Kirby's Fantastic Four Artist's Edition Variant cover edition is a must. Signed & numbered by the inker himself Joe Sinnott, these are limited to a mere 100.

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Get your copies now Kirby fans, this reprint is beautifully boxed and sealed for the pickiest collector.

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And finally, if you're a fan of IDW's hardcovers the Ditko Unleashed Special Edition does not disappoint, complete with a Ditko index and slipcover the stark black and white packaging offers Ditko Unleashed and An American Hero.

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The index is a great checklist for any collector, with the quality IDW is known for.

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Keep reading Bleeding Cool for plenty of Wondercon show floor and panel room coverage – more than any other site!

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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