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 books, video games, collectibles, movies, […]

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 for an amusing and entertaining […]

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 street: I got the journey […]

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 the chance to shed some […]

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. An approaching enemy forces of […]

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 fans more confused. Enter IDW’s […]

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 arc, and – painting Star […]

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 exactly what he is. Throughout […]

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 by Angel Hernandez (Star Trek: […]

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 Comics for both TMNT fans […]

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 one thing, she must catch […]

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 seen before. It was dark […]

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 mission. In G.I. Joe: Sierra […]

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: The Mystery at the Old […]

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 eventually feature the planet-sized antagonist. […]

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 disappoint. Agents Dana Scully and […]

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 second printing sold out only […]

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 of creator signings, announcements, panels, […]