IDW Solicitations for February 2017

IDW Publishing have released their solicitations for their Hasbro Universe comics due out in February! Read on for details.

After checking out the solicits, you can discuss them in the Allspark Forums!


Transformers Annual 2017—SPOTLIGHT
John Barber (w) • Priscilla Tramontano (a & c)
GHOST STORIES! Optimus Prime returns to Cybertron—only to be confronted by his rival for the Matrix, Pyra Magna! As Pyra’s origin—before she was part of Victorion—is finally revealed, Optimus relives his own past—the first time he met Bumblebee!
FC • 48 pages • $7.99

Transformers Annual 2017—Subscription Variant
John Barber (w) • Priscilla Tramontano (a) • Andrew Griffith (c)
FC • 48 pages • $7.99

Bullet points:
•   Major repercussions for OPTIMUS PRIME—and the whole Hasbro universe!


Optimus Prime #4
John Barber (w) • Kei Zama (a & c)
NEW CYBERTRON! Optimus Prime struggles to unite the Junkions, Cybertronians, and humans—but will diplomacy be scuttled when the Junkion’s secret comes out?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Optimus Prime #4—Subscription Variant
John Barber (w) • Kei Zama (a) • Casey Coller (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Optimus Prime #4—Andrew Griffith Variant
John Barber (w) • Kei Zama (a) • Andrew Griffith (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
•   Variant cover by Nelson Daniel!


Transformers: Lost Light #3
James Roberts (w) • Jack Lawrence (a & c)
Orders, kind gestures and pleas for mercy—all things that WHIRL finds it very easy to ignore. Right now, he wishes he could turn a blind eye to the freshly resuscitated monster who—somewhat inconveniently—is determined to beat him to death. Meanwhile—a long way away—one of the Transformers Universe’s longest-running mysteries is about to be solved…
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Lost Light #3—Subscription Variant
James Roberts (w) • Jack Lawrence (a) • Nick Roche (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Lost Light #3—Alex Milne Variant
James Roberts (w) • Jack Lawrence (a) • Alex Milne (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
•   Variant cover by Nelson Daniel!
•   Lost Light continues to bring the twists you’ve come to expect!


Transformers: Till All Are One #8
Mairghread Scott (w) • Sara Pitre-Durocher (a & c)
This is it: the final stand for Cybertron! Will Starscream and Windblade’s gamble finally pay off or will all of Iacon be destroyed by the zombie titans?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Till All Are One #8—Subscription Variant
Mairghread Scott (w) • Sara Pitre-Durocher (a) • Priscilla Tramontano (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
•   Variant cover by Nelson Daniel!


Revolution: Transformers—SPOTLIGHT
Mairghread Scott, James Roberts, John Barber, Nick Roche (w) • Andrew Griffith, Naoto Tsushima, Alex Milne, Corin Howell, Kotteri, Josh Burcham (a) • Marcelo Matere (c)
The Revolution continues in The Transformers! Thundercracker and Buster save the World! A White House under siege by Dire Wraiths! Windblade on Earth! And a date with destiny for Krok, Crankcase, Fulcrum, Spinister, and Misfire! Collects The Transformers, More Than Meets The Eye, and Till All Are One Revolution One-Shots plus the 2015 Holiday Special.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-842-7

Bullet points:
•   Don’t miss the REVOLUTION. All TRANSFORMERS stories are collected here!


Transformers: The IDW Collection Phase Two, Vol. 5
Chris Metzen, Flint Dille, John Barber, James Roberts (w) • Livio Ramondelli, Dheeraj Verma, Andrew Griffith, Alex Milne, James Raiz (a) • Marcelo Matere (c)
At the dawn of the conflict, battle lines are drawn and sides are set… now legends will be made in, Primacy. On current Cybertron, Shockwave sets into motion a long-gestating plan but Soundwave, now commander of the Decepticons, confronts him in the ancient Crystal City. On the Lost Light, Rodimus leads his crew to the gates of heaven–or something much worse as larger forces close in and an ancient plan is reaching fruition. Collects Transformers: Primacy, Transformers: Robots in Disguise #19–22, and Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #17–22.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 344 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-844-1

Bullet points:
•   The absolute best way to enjoy the depth of IDW’s TRANSFORMERS line.


Revolutionaries #3
John Barber (w) • Ron Joseph (a) • Tradd Moore (c)
BLAST FROM THE PAST! In the deadly catacombs beneath an ancient pyramid, Joe Colton—the original G.I. Joe—found something far worse than any curse or boobytrap. He found the Decepticon Soundwave… scouring Earth for Cybertron’s salvation. Their meeting remained classified—until the Revolutionaries crashed headlong into the modern-day results!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Revolutionaries #3—Subscription Variant
John Barber (w) • Ron Joseph (a) • Tone Rodriguez (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
•   A special “Blast from the Past” issue featuring art by Revolution: Rom #1 artist, Ron Joseph!
•   The secrets of the original Adventure Team are revealed here!
•   Variant cover by Marcelo Ferreira!


Revolution: The Art of Revolution
John Barber (Intro) • Tradd Moore, Fico Ossio & Various (a) • Fico Ossio (c)
Celebrating the art of REVOLUTION! This collection of covers and splash pages shines an intense spotlight on some of the amazing art produced for the biggest event of 2016. Featuring art from the likes of Tradd Moore, John Byrne, Brandon Peterson, Fico Ossio, Art Baltazar, and more this gorgeous, prestige format book is guaranteed to be a feast for the eyes!
FC • 48 pages • $7.99


M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand Annual #1—SPOTLIGHT
David A. Rodriguez (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c)
The M.A.S.K and G.I. Joe teams are put to the ultimate test as they join forces in a desperate, world-spanning, quest to keep V.E.N.O.M from harnessing the power of a stolen meteorite before its strange power can be used to dominate the world!
FC • 48 pages • $7.99

M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand Annual #1—Subscription Variant
David A. Rodriguez (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Juan Carlos Ruiz (c)
FC • 48 pages • $7.99

Bullet points:
•   The Annual Offensive is here!
•   Re-imagining the original television pilot, “The Deathstone”, for the new comic book age!
•   The origin of Cliff Dagger revealed!


M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand #4
Brandon Easton (w) • Tony Vargas (a) • Tommy Lee Edwards (c)
Mayhem and V.E.N.O.M. have Matt Trakker and the M.A.S.K. team trapped with no hope of escape unless Gloria Baker can use an ace up her sleeve to save the day. But Mayhem is primed to unleash his final assault and implement his plan to distribute his secret weapons across the planet as the final battle between M.A.S.K and V.E.N.O.M is set.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand #4—Subscription Variant
Brandon Easton (w) • Tony Vargas (a) • Joe Suitor (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand #4— Subscription Variant
Brandon Easton (w) • Tony Vargas (a) • Andrew Griffith (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
•   Don’t miss the Variant cover by Andrew Griffith, artist on the M.A.S.K.: MOBILE ARMORED STRIKE COMMAND ANNUAL 2017 soliciting this month!
•   Variant cover by Artyom Trakhanov!


Revolution Deluxe HC (Direct Market Exclusive)—SPOTLIGHT
John Barber, Brandon Easton, Cullen Bunn, Chris Ryall, Christos Gage, Aubrey Sitterson, James Roberts (w) • Fico Ossio, Tony Vargas, Chris Panda, Ron Joseph, Giannis Milonogiannis, Paolo Villanelli (a) • James Biggie (c)
THE REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN! Celebrating more than a decade of stories by IDW and HASBRO, this unprecedented event draws everything together—and leaves nothing standing. The REVOLUTION is here—TAKE A STAND! Collects Revolution issues #0–5, plus all eight one-shots, and an expanded cover gallery.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 348 pages • 7” x11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-937-0

Bullet points:
•   This DELUXE hardcover collection is available only to DIRECT MARKET RETAILERS! Don’t miss this exclusive offer!


Revolution: Heroes—SPOTLIGHT
Brandon Easton, Cullen Bunn, Chris Ryall, Christos Gage, Aubrey Sitterson, John Barber (w) • Tony Vargas, Chris Panda, Ron Joseph, Giannis Milonogiannis, Paolo Villanelli (a) • Brandon Peterson (c)
The Revolution spreads across the world of M.A.S.K., Micronauts, Rom, G.I. JOE, and Action Man! The origin of M.A.S.K.! The Micronauts make a HUGE discovery that will transform everything! The Dire Wraiths stalk a lone stranger! G.I. JOE is back, led by Scarlett and joining the fray! And, the U.K.’s top field agent tracks down the mystery of ORE-13! Collects the M.A.S.K., Micronauts, Rom, G.I. JOE, and Action Man Revolution One-Shots.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-841-0

Bullet points:
•   IDW’S biggest event continues with this collection of heroes tales from REVOLUTION!


Revolution: Aw Yeah! #1—SPOTLIGHT
Art Baltazar (w & a & c)
Meanwhile in the Microspace, the evil Baron Karza searches for a magical ancient relic that is rumored to be ultimate power of all existence. His search leads him to the Transformers Universe! Baron Karza’s plan is to attack the Transformers’ leader…OPTIMUS PRIME! How can he do this? He’s so tiny and the Autobots are so huge! Never underestimate his micro power of evil. While in outer space, ROM the Space Knight continues his search for the Dire Wraiths! Guest starring G.I. JOE and the Micronauts!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Revolution: Aw Yeah! #1—Subscription Variant
Art Baltazar (w & a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
•   Variant cover by Franco!


G.I. JOE #3
Aubrey Sitterson (w) • Giannis Milonogiannis (a) • Aaron Conley (c)
Roadblock and the Joe field team set out to free Inner Mongolia from the grip of the Dreadnoks and Crystal Ball’s eldritch abilities, as Lady Jaye & Gung-Ho run up against a familiar enemy in Athens. Plus, a startling revelation about one of the Joe team’s oldest, most revered members–one that changes absolutely everything!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE #3—Subscription Variant
Aubrey Sitterson (w) • Giannis Milonogiannis (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE #3—Paolo Villanelli Variant
Aubrey Sitterson (w) • Giannis Milonogiannis (a) • Paolo Villanelli (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
•   Spinning directly out of the events of IDW’s Revolution event!
•   It’s the Crown Jewel of the Hasbro Universe, from the critically acclaimed creative team of Aubrey Sitterson and Giannis Milonogiannis!
•   Variant cover by Brandon Graham!


Rom #8
Chris Ryall & Christos Gage (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a) • Nelson Daniel (c)
Other Space Knights have arrived on Earth… two warriors with ties to ROM’s past and who are determined to ensure that the DIRE WRAITHS have no future… even if it means destroying the planet along with them!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rom #8—EJ Su Variant
Chris Ryall & Christos Gage (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a) • EJ Su (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rom #8—Johnny Desjardins Variant
Chris Ryall & Christos Gage (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a) • Johnny Desjardins (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rom #8— Antonio Fuso Variant
Chris Ryall & Christos Gage (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a) • Antonio Fuso (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
•   Variant cover by Jeff Zornow!


Micronauts #10
Cullen Bunn (w) • Max Dunbar (a & c)
As the Micronauts desperately search for the way back to Microspace, Microspace pays them a visit! A horde of Baron Karza’s forces invade Earth. Their mission: capture the Micronauts at all costs! But Oz and company are already being chased by shadowy agencies on Earth. Sounds like a clash between bad guys–with them ‘Nauts caught in the middle–is on the horizon.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Micronauts #10—Subscription variant
Cullen Bunn (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Ron Joseph (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Micronauts #10—Subscription variant
Cullen Bunn (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Adam Markiewicz (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Micronauts #10—Action Figure Variant
Cullen Bunn (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Adam Riches (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
•   The Micronauts adventures on Earth continue!
•   The return of Baron Karza!
•   Variant cover by Marcelo Pereze Dalannays!

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