Swordsmith Assassin #2, release September 16, 2009

Swordsmith Assassin #2Writer: Andrew Cosby and Michael Alan Nelson
Art: Ayhan Hayrula
Cover: Dennis Calero and John Nofsinger
Publisher: Boom Studios

Toshiro Ono has spent his life making the best swords that have ever been forged and selling them to the highest bidder. But when his family is killed by a blade of his own making… Toshiro will do whatever it takes to make sure none of his swords ever kill again. Andrew Cosby, creator of EUREKA, and Michael Alan Nelson, creator of HEXED, bring feudal Samurai Japan to life like no other comic has done before.


Preview – Poe #3

September 15, 2009

Poe #3, release September 16, 2009

Poe #3Writer: J. Barton Mitchell
Art: Dean Kotz
Cover: Tim Bradstreet and Sean Phillips
Publisher: Boom Studios

He created Horror. Find out how horror created him… In this pulse-pounding issue Poe must rescue his brother and his brother’s wife from THE RED DEATH! But when THE RED DEATH offers to bring Poe’s wife Virginia back to life in exchange, will Poe make the right choice? Supernatural adventure for fans of books like HELLBOY!

Transformers: All Hail Megatron #15, release September 16, 2009

Transformers: All Hail Megatron #15Writer: Nick Roche and Denton J. Tipton
Art: Nick Roche and Casey Coller
Cover: Nick Roche and Casey Coller
Publisher: IDW

The redefined characters of KUP and PERCEPTOR take center stage as we see how Kup recovered from his insanity (as well as his near-death experience), courtesy of Spotlight: Kup writer/artist Nick Roche, and what led Perceptor to reject science and take up snipering!

G.I. Joe: Origins #7, release September 16, 2009

G.I. Joe: Origins #7Writer: Joe Hill
Art: Gabriel Rodriguez
Cover: Gabriel Rodriguez
Publisher: IDW

New York Times bestselling writer Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez, the Eisner-nominated creators behind the acclaimed Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft, return with the second hardcover L&K collection. In Head Games, we are introduced to some new characters, explore the backstory of the town and the Locke family, and experience a second magical and mind-altering key. The collection also includes bonus sketches and backup material from Rodriguez.

Doctor Who Classics: Series 2 #10, release September 16, 2009

Doctor Who Classics: Series 2 #10Writer: Steve Parkhouse
Art: Mick Austin
Cover: Steve Parkhouse and Charlie Kirchoff
Publisher: IDW

IDW’s newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past continues. In this issue, the adventures of the Fifth Doctor continues in “Lunar Lagoon” and Part 1 of “4-Dimensional Vistas.” Featuring all-new colors by Charlie Kirchoff.

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Digger and Friends #2, release September 16, 2009

Digger and Friends #2Writer: Jack Brigio
Art: Diego Jourdan
Cover: Diego Jourdan
Publisher: IDW

The all-ages adventures of NASCAR mascot Digger and his friends continue here! In this issue, two more funny-animal tales of adventure, as Digger gets closer to his dream of riding in a race car, all the while continuing to evade the dreaded Lumpy Wheels!

The Brave and the Bold #27, release September 16, 2009

The Brave and the Bold #27Writer: J. Michael Straczynski
Art: Jesus Saiz
Cover: Jesus Saiz
Publisher: DC Comics

The wait is over as J. Michael Straczynski arrives on THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD! First up, the best-selling scribe pairs Batman and…Dial H For Hero? Robby Reed and his grandfather thought their brief visit to Gotham City would go smoothly until one of Gotham’s petty thieves made the score of the century in the form of Robby’s H-Dial! Batman’s on the case, but The Joker’s crime wave has the city in a panic, and the power of the H-Dial has had a very unexpected effect on the hood who stole it. The choices he makes could change his life – and Robby’s – forever! Features the stunning art of Jesus Saiz (OMAC PROJECT)!