Sneak Peeks: IDW Publishing February 1, 2017

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

Jim Thompson’s The Killer Inside Me #5 (of 5)
Devin Faraci (w)
Vic Malhotra (a & c)

Jim Thompson’s sinewy, brutal, and beloved novel comes to a disturbing climax. Small-town deputy Lou Ford seems a little slow and a little boring on the surface, but underneath hides a sickness that has reared its ugly head once again and left a trail of bodies in its wake...

Back to the Future #16
Bob Gale, John Barber (w) 
Emma Vieceli (a & c)

WHO IS MARTY McFLY?!? And why are there so many on the loose in 1986?! Marty and Doc finally get some answers, but they might not like where those answer take them... and they're definitely not going to like WHEN it takes ’em!

Box Office Poison Color Comics #2
Alex Robinson (w & a & c)

Sherman’s frustration with his job grows and grows... while the story of Jane and Stephen’s relationship is revealed!

Donald Quest #4 (of 5)
Stefano Ambrosio, Chantal Pericoli, Pat McGreal (w)
Stefano Zanchi (a)
Stefano Zanchi (c)

“Rock Racers!” As evil Emil Eagle reaches the Trembling Anvil—Feudarnia’s last, best hope against the Meteorbeast invasion!—desperate Donald is trapped in the villains’ Dragon Moon lair, forced to fight Pegleg Pete and his gang in a thrilling battle of wits!

The Electric Sublime #4 (of 4)
W. Maxwell Prince (w) 
Martin Morazzo (a & c)

Arc finale! Featuring famous works by Rene Magritte, Georges Seurat, Edward Hopper, and Pablo Picasso, this is the blood- and paint-splattered chapter you’ve been waiting for!

Ghostbusters Annual 2017
Erik Burnham (w)
Dan Scoening, Rachel Stott, Corin Howell, Erik Evensen (a)
San Schoening (c)

Join us for this special double-sized annual, featuring Ghostbusters past, present… and future! Learn the origin of Slimer! Witness a crazy bust in the Midwest with the Chicago Ghostbusters! Find out what Winston Zeddemore was up to during the Scolari Brothers incident in Ghostbusters 2! And peek into the future at the next generation of Ghostbusters… and much more! Be there or be slimed!

Haunted Horror #26
Various (w & a)
Bernard Baily (c)

The second sickening installment in THE HORRORS OF IT ALL! Featuring terrifying tales as chosen by Steve “Mr. Karswell” Banes! A surprisingly vicious issue highlighted by a terror-ific Bernard Baily cover, as well more severed head stories inside than you can swing a sharp edged stick at! Yes, if this one doesn’t scare you—you’re already dead!

Jem and the Holograms Annual 2017
Kelly Thompson (w)
M. Victoria Robado, Maria Jose Barros, Svanna Ganucheau, Katarzyna Witerscheim, Gisele Lagace (a)
W. Scott Forbes (c)

The Starlight Girls have been writing and drawing an “exquisite corpse” style fan fiction comic that re-imagines their favorite pop stars -- Jem & The Holograms -- as pop-stars by day and renegade space heroes by night. Follow the adventures of Jem and The Holograms as you've never seen them before -- superheroes fighting to save the universe from the evil Majestrix Pizzazz and of Mecha-Spider-Pizzes!?!? OMG.

Jem: The Misfits #2
Kelly Thompson (w)
Jenn St. Onge (a)
M. Victoria Robado (c)

OUR SONGS ARE BETTER Part Two! The band is getting a whole new taste of fame via an intrusive “MISFITS!” reality TV show and it’s pushing on everyone’s most vulnerable buttons – none more so than Stormer -- who’s reliving her early days of fame and the nasty things that came with it. How did Stormer not only survive but blossom in the often toxic court of public opinion? And will she be able to do it again?

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #50
Ted Anderson (w) 
Andy Price (a & c)

"Chaos Theory" Part 3 (of 3). Discord's new form threatens to take over all of Equestria! When the Elements of Harmony prove ineffective, the final gambit rests in Starlight Glimmer's hoofs!

Popeye Classics #55
Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

More brilliance from the raucus retro-cool Popeye comics!  Five great features with your beloved Popeye characters: The one-eyed sailor himself, Swee’pea, Olive Oyl, that rascal Wimpy, O.G. Wotasnozzle, and the bad guys this time, the terrible, terrible Misermites! 

Star Trek New Visions: Sam
John Byrne (w & photo-manipulation)

James Kirk faces the greatest challenge of his life when his own brother is accused of murder!

Transformers: Lost Light #2
James Roberts (w)
Jack Lawrence (a & c)

Rodimus and Co. find themselves in a dangerous place. Even more dangerous than on a planet that exploded from the inside. That’s already pretty dangerous. But where they are now? Oh boy.

Uncle Scrooge #23
Francois Corteggiani, Jonathan Gray, Lars Jensen (w)
Giorgio Cavazzano, Daan Jippes (a)
Giorgio Cavazzano (c)

“The Third Nile,” Part 1 of 2! A McDuck quest into Egyptology for Scrooge, Donald, and Ludwig Von Drake gets hairier with the Beagle Boys hot on our heroes’ trail—and prehistoric caveducks ready to pounce!

Yakuza Demon Killers #4
Amit Chauhan (w) 
Eli Powell (a & c)

The devastating price of power! In this shocking conclusion, Tokyo is the final battleground for Earth's future, and the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. The Yakuza come face-to-face with their greatest threat, and it will come from an unexpected place.

You Might Be An Artist If…
Lauren Purje (w & a & c)

With a BFA, solo exhibitions, and work experience at a New York gallery, Lauren Purje has spent plenty of time in the art world…consider this her cry for help.

You Might Be An Artist If…collects several years of her comic strips about the ups and downs of life in the arts. Her wry and relatable sense of humor animates every page, tying together flights of fancy, bitter grumblings, motivational pep-talks, self-doubt, procrastination, and inspiration.

Capturing the moments that remind us why we take art seriously — but not TOO seriously — Purje’s comics are a perfect handbook for anyone living the creative life.