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 are[...]

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[...]

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 some of[...]

The Daily LITG 21st May 2020

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

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 The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive to as an e-mail here.[caption id="attachment_1209522" align="aligncenter" width="350"] IDW Publishing[...]

Now IDW Lets Go Of Employees, Permanently

We had already learned that IDW Publishing had furloughed a number of employees and books had been put on hold as a result of the current global pandemic But at a time when the industry is starting to revive, and comic books are put back on schedule, that doesn't seem to be happening at IDW.Indeed,[...]

A variant cover of Savage Dragon #250.

Comic Book Legends Come Together for Savage Dragon #250

In celebration of Savage Dragon #250, comic book greats have come together to create 7 unique and beautiful covers celebrating this milestone issue. Artists such as Walt Simonson, Frank Cho, Skottie Young, Ryan Ottley, and Rob Leifeld put their imaginations to work for this very special larger than life issue. Erik Larsen has followed the […]

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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[...]

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[...]


Steve Geppi States Comics Sales Higher Than Expected Out Of Shutdown

Humanoids' Mark Waid couldn't make it but Fantagraphics' Gary Groth, Boom Studios' Ross Richie, Dark Horse's Mike Richardson and IDW's Dirk Wood did The stream just wrapped.Along the way, Steve Geppi talked about the importance of communication from retailers, publishers and distributors, recommending that everyone needed to stay in their lane, publisher, retailers, distributors, that[...]

Steve Geppi Talks Live With Direct Market Pulishers

Steve Geppi Video With Groth, Richie, Wood and Waid, Tomorrow

He will be joined by a number of publishers, including Gary Groth of Fantagraphics with whom Geppi had quite the turbulent relationship with back in the days that The Comic Journal rolled the roost, He is joined by Ross Richie of Boom Studios, Dirk Wood of IDW and former Fantagraphics and Boom editorial employee Mark[...]

Diamond Says 20th May For New Comics From Marvel, Image, IDW and More.

Diamond Says 20th May For New Marvel Comics, Image, IDW and More

Now here is everything from Marvel, Image, IDW, Boom, Dark Horse, Action Lab, Oni Press, Titan, Vault, Zenescope and more, also from Diamond.DARK HORSE ART OF GUILD WARS COMPLETE ARENANET 20TH ANN ED HC (C: 1-1-2 05/20/20DARK HORSE BANG #1 (OF 5) 3RD PTG 05/20/20DARK HORSE BLACKWOOD MOURNING AFTER #3 (OF 4) CVR A FISH 05/27/20DARK HORSE BLACKWOOD MOURNING AFTER #3 (OF[...]


First Marvel/IDW Star Wars Crossover, High Republic, Out In the Fall

For the first time it will entail a crossover between Marvel Comics who publish the main Star Wars comic book line, and IDW who publish the kids comics Star Wars line It's a crossover being launched by Marvel writer Charles Soule - though not through the comics but by a novel.The High Republic: Light of[...]

Ghostbusters Return to Year One in IDW Full January Solicitations

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Goes on Hiatus at IDW

Joe: A Real American Hero will be going on hiatus at IDW Larry Hama has been told to stop pencils on the series as more and more creators are being told to stop work The Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the comics industry as a whole for weeks now, and G.I Joe is just the[...]

No Dawn Of X Sellouts!  But Batman #86, and TMNT Go on Back Order!   - The Back Order List 1/8/2020

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IDW Ongoing Stopping at #105

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ongoing artist Sophie Campbell to stop production on the series as of issue #105 by IDW The artist/writer posted to Twitter that once the art is done on the issue, that is it The series has seen issues #106 and #107 solicited, but like everything else in the industry right now[...]

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"October Faction" & "V-Wars": Netflix Ends IDW Series After One Season

IDW Publishing received a split decision from Netflix on the television front today On the same day, they learned that Netflix was renewing its series adaptation of comic book series Locke & Key for a second season, the streamer also announced that V-Wars and October Faction will not be coming back for second seasons Based[...]


IDW Adds Delay, Returnability, Plans For Direct Market To Bounce Back

IDW Entertainment has just issued the following statement in regard to the Diamond Comic Distributors announcement earlier today, about stopping distribution of all product for the foreseeable future, in light of the coronavirus pandemic impact on the comic book industry Publisher Chris Ryall states, addressed to “To Our Partners Throughout the Comics Industry,” that IDW[...]

IDW Cancels All Three Issues Of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Blind Prophet

IDW Publishing has solicited a new series, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Blind Prophet - but today has cancelled all three solicited issues of the series, without explanation.Solicited as 'a never-before-seen chapter of the Ghost Recon game series' it looks like it will remain never-seen, Before the events of Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, Nomad and Walker are teammates in[...]


Rob Liefeld's GI Joe: Snake Eyes and TMNT Annual Come to IDW June 2020 Solicitations

Here's IDW Publishing's full line-up for June 2020.. thought expect a little cutback for July.. but we begin with some Rob Liefeld.SNAKE EYES DEADGAME #1 CVR A LIEFELDAPR200699(W) Rob Liefeld, Chad Bowers (A/CA) Rob LiefeldSnake Eyes has long been the most mysterious member of the Joes, but how long can he keep his past classified[...]

The Crow: Lethe #1 Goes to Second Printing Before Publication

The Crow: Lethe #1 Goes to Second Printing Before Publication

The new The Crow: Lethe comic book, launching from IDW tomorrow, is from two of our favourites, Tim Seeley and Ilias Kyriazis But it appears that IDW has sold out of all copies in advance and so is going to a second printing for April 15th Here are the setails for tomorrow's comic, in case[...]