SDCC 2019: A Glimpse Into the Greatness

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan Smith and Jason Smith Comic Con International: San Diego is easily the biggest and most known of the comic conventions. Known as SDCC, the annual convention took over the San Diego Convention Center once again, with events taking place across the surrounding historic Gaslamp District. Fans of comic…Read moreRead more

Transformers Ghostbusters #1 Review: I Ain’t Afraid of No Robot Ghost!

By Daniel Schwartz Warning: Spoilers for Transformers/Ghostbusters #1 below. Peanut Butter and Bananas. Pineapple and Pizza. Some things seem like they should not go together, but end up being really good when they are. Welcome to the world of IDW’s Transformers/Ghostbusters. Two childhood favorite franchises that seem like they should never come together are combined…Read moreRead more

Highwayman Review: Live Forever

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– I didn’t know what to expect when I saw the solicits for Highwayman from Top Shelf/IDW. The cover looked great, and the premise of the story intrigued. So I took the dive and picked up the graphic novel. What I got was far more than a walk down the…Read moreRead more

Gears of War: Hivebusters #1 Review

By Steven Seggerman Rise of RAAM writer Kurtis Wiebe returns for Gears of War: Hivebusters, joined by Dark Souls artist Alan Quah. I’m really excited to get the chance to review this, as it’s coming before the release of Gears of War 5, and this is done in conjunction with Microsoft Studios. This comic has…Read moreRead more

Dungeons & Dragons A Darkened Wish #1 Review

By Carlos Melgarejo Written by B. Dave Walters and illustrated by Tess Fowler Laron, Moonshae Isles- Present day The Dungeons and Dragons franchise is as popular as ever, and with the new series from IDW, we get more from the original world building fantasy game. Let’s jump into this Dungeons and Dragon style: story first….Read moreRead more

Transformers #1 Review: The Beginning of the End!

By Daniel Schwartz How did Cybertron fall into civil war and eventual ruin? How did Megatron become the leader of the Decepticons? How did Orion Pax ultimately become Optimus Prime? Fans of the Transformers have been asking these questions for years. There have been several different explanations to these questions, and they have all left…Read moreRead more

Myke Drop with Myke Fabela: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #91 Review

By Myke Fabela Get ready for another Myke Drop! Myke Fabela reviews IDW’s TMNT #91 as the series marches to a landmark #100 issues! Check it out, let us know if you agree or disagree!

Atomic Robo and the Dawn of a New Era #2 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson It’s the dawn of a new era for Atomic Robo, and it’s up and running with the latest issue in the new series. Issue #1 was a great intro to the series, both serving as a great jumping point for new readers as well as a great continuation for those returning to…Read moreRead more

Gaumont’s Narcos Explodes as Upcoming IDW Comic Book

By Staff Reports Beginning in April, IDW Publishing will launch an all-new front in the War on Drugs with the official Narcos comic book series, an original story set within the continuity of the first season of the drama series, a Netflix Original produced by Gaumont. Written by Ryan Ferrier (G.I. Joe: Silent Option) with…Read moreRead more

IDW Assembles a Writer’s Room of Comic Book Visionaries for Brand-New Star Trek: Year Five Series

By Staff Reports IDW Publishing proudly embarks on the U.S.S. Enterprise’s homeward journey with Star Trek: Year Five, a monthly comic book series debuting in April 2019. A sweeping space odyssey developed by a brain trust of exceptional writers, Year Five welcomes co-writers Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, and artist Stephen Thompson for its opening story…Read moreRead more

Shredder in Hell #1 Review: The Eternal Fight

By Nolan P. Smith Again, this was not on my review list this week, but seeing a book called Shredder in Hell just called for me to pick it up. It seems the greatest nemesis to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles met his grisly end years ago, decapitated after a hard-fought battle. But you can’t…Read moreRead more

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IDW 20/20 Review: Middle Aged Heroes in a Half Shell

By Nolan P. Smith This book wasn’t on my list to review, but how could I turn away the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Being a fan since my childhood, I had to pick up this one-shot, part of IDW’s 20/20 project. In celebrating their 20th anniversary, they are taking a number of their best selling…Read moreRead more

Atomic Robo & the Dawn of a New Era #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Having been around since 2007, the latest mini-series in the Atomic Robo series is off to a promising start. The series follows protagonist Atomic Robo. He is a robot that possesses “automatic intelligence,” and was created by a fictionalized Nikola Tesla. He is extremely self-aware of the world around him and knows…Read moreRead more

IDW Relaunches Transformers Comics

By Staff Reports IDW Publishing proudly announces that a brand-new Transformers series will debut in March 2019 that will explore the very moment when a glorious, peaceful Cybertron begins its downward spiral into chaos. Available twice monthly, IDW’s Transformers comic will be written by Brian Ruckley, author of the Godless World fantasy trilogy, and illustrated…Read moreRead more

IDW Games Announces Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures Board Game

By Staff Reports IDW Games are excited to announce the next tabletop adventure for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures. Expanding on the system of TMNT: Shadows of the Past, this tabletop miniatures game will be coming to Kickstarter in January and will be action-packed with new miniatures, tiles, and Adventure…Read moreRead more

IDW Games Announces Signature Edition for the Wayward Board Game

By Staff Reports IDW Games is proud to announce the Wayward Board Game – Signature Edition, based on the comic series world by Jim Zub (Rick and Morty VS. Dungeons & Dragons) and Steven Cummings (Legends of the Dark Knight, Forager, Wayward), with new art by Cummings and game design by Jonathan Gilmour (Dinosaur Island,…Read moreRead more

Lodger #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Young Ricky Toledo fell in love with the wrong person. She fell in love with a killer. After killing someone close to her, she develops complicated feelings within her head. A mixture of lust and anger, she can’t help how she feels. She isn’t sure what to feel, but she does know…Read moreRead more

The Maxx / Batman: Arkham Dreams #1 Review

Like some others out there, I was introduced to The Maxx through the short-lived MTV animated series of the same name. For a series that only ran 13 episodes, it stuck with me. The animation was cool, the character of the Maxx was unique and different, and the story was unlike anything I had ever…Read moreRead more

Michel Fiffe Takes Command with All-New G.I. Joe: Sierra Muerte Miniseries

By Staff Reports IDW Publishing proudly welcomes Michel Fiffe, creator of the critically-acclaimed indie comic Copra, to bring his auteur style to the all-new G.I. Joe: Sierra Muerte miniseries. Written, drawn, lettered, and colored by Fiffe, Sierra Muerte will debut in Spring 2019 as a bombastic-yet-personal, gritty-yet-colorful account of Hasbro’s iconic G.I. Joe team’s quintessential…Read moreRead more

Transformers: Unicron #4 Review, The Gang’s All Here!

Cybertron’s fate appears to be sealed. The ravenous destroyer has the Transformers’ home world on his menu as his next entree. Optimus Prime and his rag-tag team of Autobots barely have time to lick their wounds from having just been defeated before they have to make another critical decision that could save or destroy their…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Con Impresses, A Fitting Summer Send Off

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith The Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) shined in the Southern California sunlight for a weekend full of comics, cosplay, and good old-fashioned professional wrestling. Taking place at the Long Beach Convention Center on one of the last weekends of summer, the convention…Read moreRead more

IDW Announces Guest Signing Schedule and Exclusive Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons Comic for Long Beach Comic Con 2018

By Staff Reports IDW Publishing heads to Long Beach Comic Con to celebrate the convention’s tenth year, held on September 8th and 9th at California’s Long Beach Convention Center. Kim Dwinell and Tess Fowler will appear exclusively at IDW Booth #900. Kim Dwinell is the creator of Surfside Girls and its upcoming sequel, Surfside Girls:…Read moreRead more

Transformers: Unicron #1 Review: Maximal Carnage!

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: IDW Writer: John Barber Artist: Alex Milne I am of the opinion that the 1980’s Transformers movie was a pinnacle of science fiction. It had wonderful characters, an emotional storyline, and one of the greatest villains of all time (robo-stache and all!). I was hoping that the Michael Bay movies would…Read moreRead more

Worlds Collide in Star Trek vs. Transformers Comic Book Crossover

By Staff Reports The starship Enterprise finds there’s more to the final frontier when Kirk and his crew come face-to-face with the strangest life forms of all: the shape-changing robots of Cybertron! Prepare to beam up and roll out this September with Star Trek vs. Transformers, a four-issue comic book crossover that is more than meets the eye…Read moreRead more

Square-Jawed Justice Returns to Comics in Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive

By Staff Reports One of the most iconic comic-strip heroes of all time is back in action, courtesy of IDW Publishing’s new series, Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive! Reimagined for the 21st century through a retro lens by the superstar team of Michael Allred, Lee Allred, Rich Tommaso, and Laura Allred, the four-issue miniseries launches…Read moreRead more

Star Trek The Next Generation Through the Mirror #1 Review: Attack of the Goatees!

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: IDW Writers: David and Scott Tipton Artist: Marcus To If you are a fan of the Star Trek multi-verse, IDW has you covered with great stories from the Prime, Kelvin, and Mirror universes. Through the Mirror is the latest venture into the multi-verse that sends the Next Generation crew on a…Read moreRead more

The X-Files Case Files: The Florida Man #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Even after all these years, the X-Files still knows how to do it. Whether it’s hunting down mysterious monsters, unraveling government cover-ups, or going after aliens, it still knows how to bring humanity and humor into the mix. On those fronts, this first issue of Mulder and Scully’s latest adventure does not…Read moreRead more

Sonic The Hedgehog Comic Books Continue to Sell Out

By Staff Reports IDW Publishing is proud to announce that the first three issues of the new Sonic the Hedgehog comic book series has sold out at the Distributor level and will receive further printings. In addition to the complete sell-out of issue #2 and #3, each within a week of their release, issue #1’s…Read moreRead more

Myked Up with Mychal Fabela: Sonic The Hedgehog #1 Review

By Mychal Fabela What’s up, world, it’s Mychal Fabela and I am back with an audio review of IDW’s Sonic The Hedgehog#1! Check out the review below on SoundCloud!

IDW Brings Big Exclusives And Debuts To WonderCon

By Staff Reports IDW Publishing is returning to one of Southern California’s favorite comic conventions– the one and only WonderCon! Held at the Anaheim Convention Center from March 23rd to March 25th, attendees can stop by and see the IDW crew at booth #1109 all weekend. Kick off your convention season with a show full…Read moreRead more