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Sneak Peeks: IDW Publishing August 17, 2016

The Fellowship has obtained sneak peeks of comics from IDW that will come out this week...

Jackboot & Ironheel #1 (of 4)
Max Millgate (w & a & c)

EDDIE NEALE had his future planned, shooting balls into the net for West Ham United F.C, but thanks to WORLD WAR II, now he's shooting NAZIS as an R.A.F tail-gunner! Shot down, he finds himself captive in castle LUNGOTZ LUFTZIG where he'll face his biggest opposition yet...his own DESTINY!





Back to the Future #11: Continuum Conundrum Part 6
Bob Gale, John Barber (w)
Marcelo Ferreira (a & c)

END OF THE ROAD! Continuum Conundrum crashes to a conclusion! Trapped in 2036 with a furious Griff Tannen—and Doc’s only way to reunite with Clara means abandoning Marty to this terrifying future!






Disney Magic Kingdom Comics #2 (of 2)
Carl Barks (w)
Carl Barks, Giorgio Cavazzano (a)
John Loter (c)

It’s our second big anniversary book of epic Disney Parks adventures! In “Plunkett’s Emporium,” Scrooge and Flintheart Glomgold fight a big Adventureland battle—and Carl Barks’ Donald Duck beats the Beagle Boys while “Mastering the Matterhorn”!




Haunted Horror #23
Various (w & a & c)

This is a lovingly put together collection that really showcases the range of macabre unleashed on the masses at the time and that EC in no way held the corner on the market. Featuring ghouls, ghosts, monsters, murder, mysticism, and revenge, there’s a new horror lurking behind the turn of each page.

What truly stands out… is the artwork. With the turn of each page, you’ll find fantastic artwork that embodies the style at the time, with each panel densely packed with details and horrors to fill night after night’s sleep with nightmares.

Kelly: The Cartoon America Turns to
Edited by Ward Sutton (w)
Stan Kelly (a & c)

The Los Angeles Times proclaims The Onion’s editorial cartoonist, Stan Kelly, “A maniac whose ideas frequently make no sense at all!” But what do you expect from the Lame-stream Media? What truly makes no sense at all is that there has never been a published collection of Kelly’s work—until now! Easily our era’s top opinion-maker, Kelly influences everyone from world leaders to water cooler layabouts. Sticking it to the sickos and giving props to the patriotic, Kelly’s super-award-winning cartoons “tell it like it is” and frame today’s crucial issues in context so you don’t have to. This lavish, soft-cover 50th Anniversary Collection, compiled by acolyte Ward Sutton and loaded with bonus extras, presents the best of Kelly in his signature, eye-popping black and white. It’s a trip every Kellyhead has been dying to take!

LOAC Essentials Presents King Features Vol. 1: Krazy Kat 1934
George Herriman (w & a & c)

Much attention has been paid to Herrriman’s Sunday full-page comics, yet it is in the daily Krazy Kat strips that the cartoonist most frankly illustrates many of his major themes, especially the shifting nature of social identity.

The 1934 strips reprinted in this book fit anyone’s definition of “essential.” They show Krazy Kat at top speed, ever-changing, endlessly inventive, with language that sparkles with double meanings and more in lines such as “his malady drills me to my sole.”

The year includes homages to old jokes and bricks, followed by playful references to sex, drink, and even drugs. The daily Krazy Kat strips are often Herriman’s most personal works and standouts in this year include Krazy Kat’s attempt to write a memoir and the Kat’s quietly waiting for the last leaf of “ottim” to fall (a tender scene that finds echoes in Charles Schulz’s drawing Linus admiring the last autumn’s leaf stubborn spirit). It could also be argued that the daily is more accessible to the new reader. Herriman biographer Michael Tisserand provides an insightful introduction.

Mars Attacks: Occupation #5 (of 5)
John Layman (w)
Andy Kuhn (a)
John McCrea (c)

The Martians came. The Martians saw. The Martians conquered. Now the space invaders cruelly rule over humanity, but Ruby Johnson has something to say about that...





The Maxx: Maxximized #34
Sam Kieth (w & a & c)

The focus is on the Library Girl Megan, and her obsession with the Amazon Soccer Queen of Love. Building up to the amazing, stupendous, Maxxian climax!







My Little Pony: Friends Forever #31
Tony Fleecs (w & a & c)

Little Strongheart asks Rainbow Dash to go on a quest with her... one that may save the Buffalo! Who, or what, is the Great Crow?








Popeye Classics #49
Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

Everybody’s favorite one-eyed, two-fisted sailor, Popeye, is back in his gloriously funny comic book of vintage hi-jinks! Five brilliantly written and drawn features pack this ish: An adorbable Swee’pea comic, a gut-splitting Wimpy tale, and more!






Powerpuff Girls #2
Haley Mancini and Jake Goldman (w)
Derek Charm (a & c)

A hotshot movie director claims that his new movie is so scary, even THE POWERPUFF GIRLS will be too chicken to watch it! Never ones to back down from a challenge, fall into his trap! Using his “movie magic,” he'll turn the girls into actual chickens so he’ll be free to enact his evil plans! Can the ChickenPuff Girls save the day?!




Snake Tales!
Various (w)
Rudy Palais, Lou Cameron, and Marty Elkin (a)
Ben brown and David Gantz (c)

Slithering Scares…Dangerous Snake-Women…Cold-Blooded Killings…Snake Tales scours the snake-pit of Pre-Code horror to bring you the weirdest stories of serpentine thrills, guaranteed to raise your blood-pressure (and maybe an eyebrow)! Hissing horror from the likes of Rudy Palais, Lou Cameron, and Marty Elkin and other masters of comic book fear. Crawling your way in full color.


Star Trek #60—Altered Encounters part 2 of 2
Mike Johnson (w)
Tony Shasteen (a & c)

BLOCKBUSTER SERIES FINALE! A Five Year Mission = five years of STAR TREK comics! Celebrate the end of the latest chapter in the Enterprise's epic adventures with this all-new story that brings Captains and crews from two different timelines together!





Strawberry Shortcake #5
Georgia Ball (w)
Amy Mebberson (a & c)

Sweet and Sour Grapes have never won a trophy at the Food Truck Festival in Orchard Port and Strawberry Shortcake is determined to find out why! It’s time to go undercover as a mystery shopper and discover the secret to the bickering twins’ rocky ride.





Superf*ckers Forever #1 (of 5)
James Kochalka (w)
James Kochalka, Jake Lawrence (a)
James Kochalka (c)

The Superf*ckers are back in their first-ever monthly comic-book series! James Kochalka’s loveably profane heroes return in Superf*ckers Forever, an event series like no other!





Tales from the Darkside #3
Joe Hill (w)
Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)

“Black Box,” part 2. With his experimental brain surgery complete, Brian Newman hopes to finally take control of his life and the reality-bending powers that ruined it. But his dark alter ego and the Briterside Organization have other plans, and they’re all headed on a one-way trip to the Darkside.





Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #56
James Roberts (w)
Priscilla Tramontano (a & c)

TITANS RETURN! On Luna 1, nothing ever happens—and as far as FORTRESS MAXIMUS and RED ALERT are concerned, nothing ever will. After all, who else could possibly be interested in the Luna 1’s birthing field and its graveyard full of dead Titans?





Transformers: Till All Are One #3
Mairghread Scott (w)
Sara Pitre-Durocher (a & c)

WINDBLADE TURNS TRAITOR?! With the rise of the COMBATICON threat, STARSCREAM issues an ultimatum to WINDBLADE: do his—or everyone on Cybertron will learn her darkest secrets!






Uncle Scrooge #17
Olaf Solstrand, John Lustig (w)
Daan Jippes, Noel Van Horn (a)
Marco Rota (c)

“Scrooge Vs. Scrooge!” When Scrooge McDuck’s life story becomes a virtual reality experience, Donald Duck thinks he can battle through it, himself—and end up richer than his uncle!