@IDWPublishing Solicits for October 2013


Want to know what's coming up for IDW in October and what to add to your Pull-List? The October Solicits have been released and can see them below. Also don't forget the solicits for; MarvelDCDark HorseImageIDWZenescopeValiantAspen, & Dynamite. And if you missed it, check out the September 2013 Solicits.




Samurai Jack #1 (of 5)—GEM OF THE MONTH
Jim Zub (w) • Andy Suriano (a & c)
Cartoon Network’s hit animated series is back at IDW! The legendary samurai known only as ‘Jack’ is stranded in a strange future ruled by the demonic wizard, Aku. His quest to return back to the past has tested him many times, but now the stakes are higher than ever. Can an ancient relic known as the Rope of Eons finally take him home? Writer Jim Zub (Skullkickers, Street Fighter) and artist Andy Suriano (Character Designer on the original Samurai Jack TV series) begin a new era of samurai adventure!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

KISS Kids #3 (of 4)
Chris Ryall, Tom Waltz (w) • Jose Holder (a & c)
It’s Halloween, the KISS KIDS’ favorite time of the year, so expect ghost stories involving Phantoms of the Park, Creatures of the Night, Flaming Youths and much more.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Popeye Classics #15
Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)
“I want to personally thank everyone for the TREMENDOUS response to our Bud Sagendorf Popeye reprints. The many emails I've received from the fans and the high praise from the critics are so exciting! Sagendorf is getting his due and being compared to Carl Barks and John Stanley. And who doesn't love POPEYE?! Now this issue is one of my faves—I loved it when Bud took Popeye out west. Plus I love the extra feature pages Bud drew for this ish! You will, too! Thanks again Popeye fans!” —Craig Yoe
FC • 52 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #12
Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a) • Price, Sabrina Alberghetti (c)
The courting of Princess Cadence continues, as Shining Armor must find a way to win her hoof. But with the school dance quickly approaching, Shining Armor will have to call upon some familiar faces to catch the eye of his one true love.
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony 2013 Annual—SPOTLIGHT
Ted Anderson, Katie Cook (w) • Tony Fleecs, Andy Price (a) • Fleecs (c)
The world of My Little Pony expands in this special oversized Annual. Straight from the new, hit movie Equestria Girls comes all your favorite Ponies like you’ve never seen them before! New Looks, New Friendships, and New Dangers! Join IDW in exploring this brand new tale that ties in closer to Canterlot than you may think!
FC • 48 pages • $7.99

Powerpuff Girls #2 (of 6)
Troy Little (w & a & c)
What’s this? Mojo Jojo volunteers to take “Antidote X” to revert back to his former simple simian state? And what’s more, he’s moving in with the Powerpuff Girls? Shirley, you’ve GOT to be kidding me! The next thing you’re going to tell me is that HIM's got his tutu in a knot, and is starting trouble! Oh wait, it looks like he has… just what the heck is going on in Townsville?!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Black Dynamite #2 (of 4)
Brian Ash (w) • Jamal Igle & Sal Buscema (a) • Eric Battle (c)
FROM BAD TO SUPER BAD. Exiled from the Community and on his own—can the most not-to-be-trifled-with man of international ass-kicking survive Guantanamo Bay? You can bet your sweet ass he can! And if The Man is going to force him back into the game then it's time for BLACK DYNAMITE to show them how its played.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The X-Files: Season 10 #5
Joe Harris (w) • Michael Walsh (a) • Carlos Valenzuela (c)
“Believers,” Part 5 of 5: The sense-shattering conclusion! Reunited at last, Mulder and Scully pursue the Deacon deep beneath the surface of Yellowstone National Park. Also in pursuit are the telltale black helicopters of the FBI, but are they friend... or foe?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Locke & Key: Alpha #2 (of 2)—SPOTLIGHT 
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
“The End.” A door claps softly shut. A key scrapes in a last rusted lock. It ends here: the story of the Locke children and their desperate, tragic battle with the monster set on destroying them... the past. Join Gabriel Rodriguez and Joe Hill for the final chapter of Locke & Key.
FC • 48 pages • $7.99

Danger Girl: The Chase! #2 (of 4)
Andy Hartnell (w) • Harvey Talibao (a) • Dan Panosian (c)
The chase is on, and at an ever-increasing breakneck pace! Continuing their frantic (and we do mean FRANTIC) quest to capture a mysterious briefcase, Abbey, Sydney and Sonya use any and all means available as they pursue this mysterious package to the four corners of the Earth—and back!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Rocketeer/The Spirit: Pulp Friction! #3 (of 4)
Mark Waid (w) • Loston Wallace (a & c)
On the trail of two murderous madmen and the mysterious Television Terror, the Spirit takes Rocketeer to Central City, and Cliff finds it nearly impossible to navigate in such a crowded urban setting—but he'd better learn quickly because Betty's life depends on it!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: Khan #1 (of 5)—SPOTLIGHT
Mike Johnson (w) • Claudia Balboni (a) • Paul Shipper (c)
"Shall we begin?" Don't miss this all-new mini-series event overseen by Star Trek Into Darkness writer/producer Roberto Orci! Witness the shocking origin of Khan Noonien Singh from his earliest years through his rise to power during the epic Eugenics Wars! Behold the events that led to his escape from Earth aboard the Botany Bay! Learn the truth behind his re-awakening by Admiral Marcus and Section 31! It's the origin of Star Trek's greatest villain, only from IDW!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #26
Mike Johnson (w) • Erfan Fajar (a & c)
The conflict between the Klingon and Romulan Empires erupts, with Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise trapped in the middle! Don't miss the newest chapter of the ongoing series overseen by Star Trek Into Darkness writer/producer Roberto Orci!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Doctor Who #14
Tony Lee (w) • Mike Collins (a) • Mark Buckingham (c)
Deadman’s Hand, Part 2 of 4: Clara and Calamity Jane have been shot dead by a reanimated Wild Bill Hickok—but how? And does this relate to Thomas Edison’s secret research site in the Black Hills? And why doesn’t Oscar Wilde care if he dies? Only the Doctor knows, and he’s not telling!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Doctor Who Classics #5
Andrew Donkin & Graham S. Brand (w) • John Ridgway (a) • Matthew Dow Smith (c)
Doctor Who Classics is back, presenting classic comic strips—many never before reprinted and in color for the very first time! This issue includes “Train-Flight” in its entirety, featuring the Seventh Doctor and art by fan-favorite John Ridgway!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #10 (of 12)
Scott & David Tipton (w) • Elena Casagrande (a) • Francesco Francavilla, Dave Sim (c)
Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! Brilliant! The Tenth Doctor takes the spotlight in this issue of a 12-part epic adventure featuring all 11 incarnations of the Doctor. The Doctor brings Martha to 1950s Los Angeles and the Griffith Observatory to give her a glimpse of Gallifrey, but soon encounters a film crew whose members are mysteriously disappearing!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 9-to-1 ratio (9 Francesco Francavilla, 1 Dave Sim)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Judge Dredd #12
Duane Swierczynski (w) • Nelson Daniel (a & c)
“Into The Cursed Earth,” chapters 10-12: Roasted Judge on a Spit (Serves 6-8): Ingredients: one (1) Judge, metal spit, Kosher salt. 1. Kill the Judge (pick your favorite option; we just like to shoot ‘em in the mouth) 2. Pry off helmet, that big gold bird, boots, gloves, etc. 3. Secure Judge to spit carefully; dead Judges are heavy and tend to flop around as the spit turns. 4. Light coals, turn slowly, salting and basting with blood (pro tip: save it from step number 1) every half hour. 5. When the skin bubbles up into these fine little blistery pustules, it’s time to eat! (Recipe courtesy Angel Brothers Gang, all rights reserved)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Judge Dredd Classics #4
John Wagner & Alan Grant (w) • Carlos Ezquerra (a) • Jim Fern (c)
“Apocalypse War” rages on in vibrant new color! Mega-City One retaliates against the East-Meg forces by attempting to nuke their city to kingdom come! The Sov forces have a trick up their sleeves, though, and with the Chief Judge out of commission, it looks like Dredd will have to take the reigns of resistance!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Mars Attacks Judge Dredd #2 (of 4)
Al Ewing (w) • John McCrea (a) • Greg Staples (c)
The Martian mayhem continues in Mega-City One! It’s all-out gang war as the Martians help muscle in on as much territory as possible. Meanwhile, Dredd brings in one of the Mafia dons for interrogation, and what Judge Anderson discovers sends chills down her spine. And what’s inside the mysterious sphere found in the Mafia nightclub?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Triple Helix #1 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT
John Byrne (w & a & c)
Where TRIO stopped, HELIX starts! There's a MONSTER on the loose in the City… but will the mysterious CHANGELINGS of TRIPLE HELIX destroy it before they realize it's really an old FRIEND?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Half Past Danger #6 (of 6)
Stephen Mooney (w & a & c)
Endgame. Irish and his team have their final, devastating chance to thwart Toht’s scheme and prevent the Axis from attaining the most potent biological weapon in history. But are they willing to extinguish the very lives they’re trying to save in order to do it?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Memory Collectors #1 (of 3)—SPOTLIGHT
menton3 (w & a & c)
Three jaded fetish models are unexpectedly thrown into a violent world and made to confront a horrible and unperceived truth: Hidden among us are entities that feed on the very thing we hold most sacred, our memories. No longer content with their lives as hunted cattle, they become the hunters.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Wild Blue Yonder #4 (of 5) 
Mike Raicht, Austin Harrison (w) • Zach Howard (a & c)
Time is running out. Desperate to survive, The Dawn is making a run for open sky. However, every path they choose the Judge and his fleet of warships are constantly a step ahead.  With war inevitable, will The Dawn be able to prepare in time for the ultimate aerial showdown?!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #3
Phil Hester (w) • Andrea Di Vito (a) • Phil Hester (c)
The reassembled T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents battle Iron Maiden to a stalemate in the caverns of Kashmir while a hidden army rises below, but which side will they take? Director Kathryn Kane stands trial for her exploration of the forbidden Judgment Towers, but can T.H.U.N.D.E.R. itself survive their now-unleashed power?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Classic: 100-Penny Press
Larry Ivie, Len Brown (w) • Wally Wood, Reed Crandall (a) • Wood (c)
The origins of the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents' remarkable powers are revealed in three short yet action-packed stories for only one dollar! This bargain-priced collection of stories is a must-read for comic fans that want to know more about the beginnings of the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. universe!
FC • 32 pages • $1.00

Zombie War #1 (of 2)—SPOTLIGHT
Kevin Eastman & Tom Skulan (w) • Eastman & Eric Talbot (a & c)
When the denizens of Earth’s military cemeteries begin to rise from the dead, who will stop them? Over ZOMBIE WAR’s two giant-sized issues, Jina, a tough-as-nails fighter pilot sets about uncovering what reanimated these heavily armed monsters and more importantly, what will stop them?! Featuring scripts and layouts by TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman and art by Eric Talbot (Heavy Metal), this new incarnation will present ZOMBIE WAR in full color for the first time, courtesy of TMNT colorist Ronda Pattison!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Other Dead #2 (of 6)
Joshua Ortega & Digger T. Mesch (w) • Qing Ping Mui (a & c)
The world’s first Zombie Animal epic continues! President Obama travels to New Orleans to deal with the evacuation of the city, as Tommy, Azrael, and Justina fight for their very lives against the undead animal horde! All-star creators Kevin Eastman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Joshua Ortega (Gears of War, Frank Frazetta’s Death Dealer), and Digger T Mesch (Agent 88) join up with rising star Qing Ping Mui for the shocking second issue of the year’s most talked-about new horror series!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures #4
Erik Burnham (w) • Dario Brizuela (a & c)
Everyone’s favorite hothead usually packs quite a punch, but after a dangerous Foot Clan ambush, Raphael will have to rely on his brothers to do the punching. With the clock ticking, will Leo, Mikey, and Don be able to overcome the odds against Shredder’s assassins?!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #27
Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Mateus Santolouco (a) • Santolouco, Eastman (c)
“City Fall: Part Six” In this breathtaking penultimate issue to City Fall, Shredder asserts his dominance over the criminal underworld of NYC through a show of force. But what happens when the Turtles crash the party? With allegiances shifting no one is safe from all-out war!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Villain Micro-series #7: Bebop & Rocksteady
Dustin Weaver, Ben Bates (w) • Ben Bates (a) • Tyler Walpole (c)
The IDW debut of these powerful villains has arrived! The routine life of a street-level goon can get dull, so when opportunity presents itself these two won’t let it pass them by, but as they are about to learn the hard way, there’s more to being a successful mutant menace than just strength. Don’t miss this bone shattering issue that sets the stage for the final showdown in City Fall!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Ghostbusters #9
Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) Schoening, Ivan Barriga (c)
"Devil's Night" -- When he died, Stingy Jack couldn't get into Heaven or Hell, and has wandered the Earth ever since. He's made his way to Manhattan, he's feeling malicious... and if the Ghostbusters can't stop him, he'll burn the city to the ground! It's the beginning of a busy season of horrifying holidays for our heroes -- HAPPY HORROR DAYS starts here!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 9-to-1 ratio (9 Dan Schoening, 1 Ivan Barriga)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #5
Chris Mowry (w) • Jeff Zornow (a & c)
On her first assignment, Lucy and her team witness the destruction caused as two foes collide. Plus, the mysterious alien alliance unleashes a new set of monsters, bent on the annihilation of our world.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe #9
Fred Van Lente (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Jamal Igle, Kurth (c)
THREAT MATRIX! Below the streets and above the high rises of the New York City, the G.I. Joe team is strained to the brink fighting back THE MAD MONK's all-out assault on the Big Apple! But... is that playing right into his hands to ultimately destroy DUKE?
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: Special Missions #8
Chuck Dixon (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Paul Gulacy, Gallant (c)
A peace-promoting diplomat is gunned down and barely escapes with his life. The world watches as the man lies at death's door in a high security facility. COBRA is watching as well and mounts an all-out cyber-assault to take their target down once and for all. Mainframe and Dial-Tone are the last line of defense in a deadly chess game with COBRA's entire cyber-war division. The Joes pray for peace but program for war in DENIAL OF SERVICE!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: The Cobra Files #7
Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a & c)
BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE - PART 1! FLINT is ready to disband the COBRA FILES team, but CHAMELEON will have none of it. But what neither one suspects is that TOMAX, the captive COBRA member, has an ace up his sleeve that will rock the team to their core. No punches are pulled in G.I. Joe: The Cobra Files #7!
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #195
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)
THE COUNTDOWN TO #200 STARTS HERE! The situation in Sierra Gordo continues to escalate as G.I. JOE touches down and prepares for action. But with former G.I. JOE member, GRUNT, in the hands of a rebel faction, can G.I. JOE beat the clock and pull of the rescue before it’s too late? You’re in for a real nail-biter in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #195!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #22
James Roberts (w) • James Raiz (a) • Alex Milne, Nick Roche (c)
MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: THE MOVIE! When the Autobots set off on their mission to find the Knights of Cybertron, RODIMUS gave REWIND a simple instruction: film everything. The result is a documentary that will forever change your perception of life on board the Lost Light. Discover RUNG’s secret! Meet the greatest Autobot of all time! And learn what SKIDS really got up to on Hedonia!
2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #22
John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith and Livio Ramondelli (a) • Griffith, Casey Coller (c)
SOUNDWAVES! The origin of SOUNDWAVE concludes as the master of sound confronts SHOCKWAVE in the ruins of Cybertron! Will they be friend—or foe? Will the DECEPTICONS stand with SHOCKWAVE—or will they join the AUTOBOTS? It’s the moment of ultimate choice
2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers Regeneration One #95
Simon Furman (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Andrew Wildman, Guidi (c)
AND ONE SHALL RISE! Yep, a there’s a new Prime on the block (and the old one isn’t gone yet), and just in the nick of time too, as Cybertron shudders and reels under the dual assault of BLUDGEON and his WarWorld and a spitting mad GALVATRON. But is the advent of RODIMUS PRIME a boon for Cybertron or one more dark domino falling in the headlong rush to universal armageddon?
*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters #6 (of 8)
Mairghread Scott & Mike Johnson (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Ken Christiansen (c)
With Cybertron reformed, the underground tunnels and caves have become unstable. It’s up to the DINOBOTS to lead the underground survivors to safety on the surface. But with the waters rising and the walls collapsing, making it out alive may be tougher than it sounds…
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Haunted Horror #7
Various (w & a) • Lee Elias (c)
Listen to what fans are screaming about our full color reprints of banned 1950s comics:
"The dead walk again in Haunted Horror!"—Martin Hirchak
"Haunted Horror is absolutely disgusting, gory, & VERY entertaining!"—Tommy Stanziola
"From straight A student to teen junkie, the stories in this ghoulish gallery made me the man I am today!"—Ghastly Gilbert Smith
"The stories the Comics Code Authority didn't think you could handle!"—Sean MacLellan
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Dinosaurs Attack #4 (of 5)
Gary Gerani (w) • George Freeman, Earl Norem (a) • Norem (c)
Earth continues to take a savage beating from the ever-materializing flesh-hungry dinosaurs!  Reporter Bob Gowen fearlessly defends his Ohio broadcasting station, even as psychiatrist Ambrose Woolly and scientist Helen Chambers combat the devil within Elias Thorne's soul—or is this preternatural threat much more than that, and much worse?  Terror reigns as time begins to run out for the besieged, dino-imperiled human race...!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Jinnrise #8
David Liss (w) • Andrew Huerta (a & c)
In an effort to the defeat the alien Kibrani, Andrew and his ragtag team continue their quest to assemble an army of Jinn (Genies). Imprisoned for centuries in China, two powerful Jinn may hold the key, but can they be released? Meanwhile, Kibrani Warrior Lahasad Brim will face his greatest test, and a team member’s dark secret is revealed!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99


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