(San Diego) – IDW Publishing is renowned for having great exclusives at San Diego Comic-Con International every year, but 2013 finds them taking it to the next level. See below for a complete list of SDCC exclusives, which promise to be the most sought after of the show!
Some of the items will be available for pre-order from IDW’s web store beginning today, July 2nd. Fans that preorder will be able to pick up their books from the IDW booth (These items will be noted below with an *asterisk).
IDW’s web store can be found here: IDW Con Exclusives
A limited edition product not available anywhere else, the ARTIST’S EDITION: BEST OF EC COVERS PORTFOLIO will be on hand. Featuring eight amazing prints of class EC covers by such luminaries as Frank Frazetta, Wally Wood, Harvey Kurtzman and more, this edition will be limited to 250 copies and priced at $50. It will be available for pre-order from IDW’s web store*, and there is a limit of 3 to a customer.
Speaking of EC and Artist’s Editions, an exclusive edition of the BEST OF EC ARTIST’S EDITION will be premiered at Comic-Con as well! Signed by the legendary Al Feldstein, numbered, and limited to 250 copies, this edition will feature a variant cover and be priced at $200. This title will be available for pre-order from IDW’s web store*, and there is a limit of 3 to a customer.
That’s not the only big Al Feldstein news at this show. Also debuting is, FELSTEIN: MAD LIFE & FANTASTIC ART. IDW is celebrating the release of this beautiful book with a deluxe, slip-cased version, complete with hand sketches and signatures from Feldstein himself! It will be limited to 100 copies, and be priced at $150, will be available for pre-order from IDW’s web store*, and there is a limit of 3 to a customer. This book is literally at the printer as this is being written, and will be dashed to the show for a last-minute release!
AND, there’s another exclusive EC Artist’s Edition this year! ARTIST’S EDITION: JACK DAVIS EC STORIES SIGNED & LIMITED is signed by Jack Davis himself and has a variant cover by the incomparable artist. This edition will be limited to 250 copies and priced at $200. It will be available for pre-order from IDW’s web store*, and there is a limit of 3 to a customer.
A special convention exclusive edition of MARK SCHULTZ’S XENOZOIC TALES: ARTIST’S EDITION will also be available, featuring a variant cover by Mark Schultz! This edition is limited to just 250 copies, priced at $200, will be available for pre-order from IDW’s web store*, and there is a limit of 3 to a customer.
For My Little Pony fans, IDW has a special surprise! An exclusive glitter variant cover of MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #9. But, here’s the trick: it contains 8 pages of material that isn’t in the regular edition, featuring the Equestrian Girls! Fans worldwide will be clamoring to get a copy of this, and the ONLY place to read this story is in this exclusive, and the ONLY place to get it is the IDW booth at SDCC! This item is limited to 1,000 copies, with a limit of 5 to a customer. **Note – Watch for the Diamond Comics variant, available to Comics Retailers at SDCC.
Another My Little Pony treat is the MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC VARIANT EDITION HC. This is the only way to get this material in a hardcover format! With a variant cover by fan-favorite J. Scott Campbell, this edition is limited to 500 copies, priced at $25, with a limit of 3 to a customer, and only available at the IDW booth.
Our good friends at Skelton Crew Studio have done it again, producing not one, but two new Locke & Key high-quality pewter key replicas! 100 copies of the LOCKE & KEY: SHADOW KEY and 100 copies of the LOCKE & KEY: MUSIC BOX KEY will be available for $25 each, only at IDW’s booth, with a limit of 3 to a customer.
But wait, there’s more!
In addition to all these exclusives, IDW will be debuting advance copies of two highly anticipated books! SUPERMAN: THE SILVER AGE NEWSPAPER DAILIES, VOL. 1 (100 copies available, priced at $50, only available in the booth) and BERKELEYWORKS: THE ART OF BERKELEY BREATHED: FROM BLOOM COUNTY AND BEYOND (100 copies available, priced at $50, only available in the booth) will be seen for the first time anywhere! Get these books signed at the IDW booth by Dean Mullaney and Berkeley Breathed!
Once again, IDW is proud to have Ashley Wood and ThreeA as a part of their booth with exclusives in tow! Ash’s MACHINE SABBATH VARIANT EDITION HC (250 copies available, priced at $25, only available in the booth) and GLITTER SAUSAGE VARIANT EDITION SC (500 copies available, priced at $25, only available in the booth) promise to be exciting additions to the Ashley Wood library.
But Ash is bringing a lot more than that! For a complete list of what ThreeA has in store for SDCC this year, visit their production blog here: http://www.threeaonline.com/blog/
IDW Limited will of course be well represented in the booth as well, bringing their incredible assortment of small-run merchandise. For a complete rundown on IDW Limited’s amazing items, go here: http://www.idwlimited.com
Providing an exclusive suitable for each and every fan in the building, the IDW Booth promises to be the place to be at this year’s Comic-Con International!
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