IDW Previews: ACTION MAN REVOLUTION, TMNT, X-FILES and more!

IDW has another great week lined up for October 26th…with ACTION MAN REVOLUTION, TRANSFORMERS REVOLUTION, the latest from the Turtles and X-FILES and more! If you click on each title, you will be only a couple of clicks away from the PDF preview pages for that title – check out the previews and be sure to grab your IDW favorites this week!

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Action Man: Revolution #1

John Barber (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a) • Drew Johnson (c)

REVOLUTION WORLDWIDE! While the battle between TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE, M.A.S.K., and ROM rages across the Earth, the U.K.’s top field agent, ACTION MAN, tracks down the mystery of ORE-13—and finds an unusual metal ally!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Variant cover by Ken Christiansen, part of a 13-part connected cover!

 

THE CEREBUS COVER ART TREASURY

Dave Sim & Gerhard (a & c)

Dave Sim is one of the most important cartoonists in comics history. His groundbreaking Cerebus ran for 300 issues, each written and drawn by Sim until he was joined by Gerhard for issue #65 and on—a monumental achievement! Now, these beautiful covers are reproduced in an archival hardcover, over 100 scanned from Sim’s personal collection of original art, complete with annotations by Sim and Gerhard! Also collected are roughs, color guides, sketches, notable CGC editions, and other historical images that chronicle the evolution of the series by one of the most important and influential cartoonists in comics history. Features introductions by Kevin Eastman and Dave Sim.

HC • FC • $75.00 • 350 pages • 9” x 12” • ISBN: 978-1-61377-673-5

 

Disney’s Giant Halloween Hex #1

Francesco Artibani, Thad Komorowski (w) • Giorgio Cavazzano (a & c)

Hee! Hee! Hee! Scrooge McDuck’s sinister sorceress foe gets her own eerie Halloween extra! And she’s seeking the “Great Rock of Power-Plus”—the magically supercharged Pantarba Stone—to destroy Scrooge once and for all!

FC • 64 pages • $5.99

Bullet points:

  • Wak! Uncle Scrooge’s wildest, most famous enemy gets her own comic book—packing untold adventure, magic and mayhem!
  • Fantasy fans will be spellbound by an epic trek into the witching world!
  • Variant cover by Massimo Asaro!

 

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #233: Snake In The Grass, Part 4

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)

As the allegiance of the traitors within Cobra and G.I. Joe shifts, new allies come to the fore… but new enemies also rise out of the woodwork, and they could lead to revolt within G.I. Joe and Cobra alike!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Judge Dredd #11

Ulises Fariñas & Erick Freitas (w) • Dan McDaid (a) • Ulises Fariñas (c)

Mega-City Zero, Part 11! Dredd gets a big break in the strangest case of his career, but something still isn’t quite right, in “Ghost World”!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • The final act of Mega-City Zero has begun!
  • Variant cover by Ryan Brown (Mars Attacks)!

 

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #33

Christina Rice (w) • Tony Fleecs (a & c)

When a traveling rodeo come to town, Applejack must discover the secret history of Cherry Jubilee!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Variant cover by Trish Forstner!

 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe #3

Paul Allor, Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz (w) • Damian Couceiro, Kevin Eastman, Bill Sienkiewicz (a) • Freddie Williams (c)

Cornered and injured, the Turtles have no escape from the forces aligned against them! Raphael must learn to compromise with his enemy if any are to survive!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Unrelenting action in the new TMNT ongoing series!
  • Kevin Eastman & Bill Sienkiewicz’ astounding back-up story continues!
  • Variant cover by Ryan Lee!

 

Tonoharu: Part Three

Lars Martinson (w & a & c)

The long awaited final volume of the critically acclaimed Tonoharu series rejoins Dan Wells several months into his tenure as an English teacher in the Japanese village of Tonoharu. As personal stresses push Dan to the breaking point, he decides to take an extended cross-country vacation to let off steam. His time away grants him a fresh perspective on his troubles, but upon his return to Tonoharu, Dan discovers that dramatic change has occurred in his absence. Will this upheaval render his new found epiphany moot? With hundreds of beautiful, detailed illustrations that evoke 19th century line

engravings, Tonoharu provides a nuanced portrayal of the joys and frustrations of living abroad.

HC • PC • $24.95 • 208 pages • 5.5” x 8.25” • ISBN: 978-0-98010-231-4

Bullet points:

  • “Stunningly good.” —Mark Frauenfelder, Boing Boing
  • “For fans of Lost in Translation.” —Sean Howe, Entertaiment Weekly

 

Transformers: Revolution #1

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Marcelo Matere (c)

THUNDERCRACKER AND BUSTER SAVE THE WORLD! A DECEPTICON who wants to be a screenwriter. A dog who wants to, I don’t know, eat stuff and chase squirrels or whatever dogs want to do. A White House under siege by DIRE WRAITHS. And the phone call that brings them all together.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Just because OPTIMUS PRIME and SOUNDWAVE are leading the REVOLUTION doesn’t mean the rest of the TRANSFORMERS aren’t keeping busy!
  • Variant cover by Ken Christiansen, part of a 13-part connected cover!

 

The X-Files: Origins #3 (of 4)

Jody Houser & Matthew Dow Smith (w) • Chris Fenoglio, Corin Howell (a & c)

Before the FBI, before the X-Files, they were just two teenagers in search of the truth. On Martha’s Vineyard, a young Fox Mulder investigates something strange happening on the island, while in San Diego, 13-year-old Dana Scully looks into the shocking murder of her teacher. Two kids, two mysteries, one conspiracy that threatens the future of humanity!

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

Bullet points:

  • Mulder and Scully star in separate tales depicting their teen years!
  • Especially crafted for young-adult readers!
  • Two full-length stories in one double-length book!
  • Mystery novel variant covers by Cat Staggs (Orphan Black)!

Ed is a long-time comics collector, going back to the days when comics were only 12 cents. He reviews DC titles and a variety of Indie publishers here at TMStash.

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