IDW Solicitations for November 2017

IDW Publishing have released solicitations for their Transformers and other Hasbro Universe titles due out in November 2017. Read on for the details!

After checking out the solicitations below, you can discuss them with other fans on the Allspark Forums! What books are you most looking forward to?


Optimus Prime #13—Cover A: Kei Zama
John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Kei Zama (c)
As the consequences of the First Strike event reverberate, Optimus Prime ventures into the wilderness of Cybertron to search for the first new Cybertronian life to emerge in four million years!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Optimus Prime #13—Cover B: Casey W. Coller
John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Optimus Prime #13—Cover C: Andrew Griffith
John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Andrew Griffith (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Optimus Prime deals with the fallout of the First Strike event!
• Variant cover by Livio Ramondelli!


Transformers: Lost Light #12—Cover A: Jack Lawrence
James Roberts (w) • Jack Lawrence (a & c)
NO TURNING BACK! Getaway has crossed one too many lines and made one too many enemies. Hunted down on his own ship, the master manipulator has one last trick of his sleeve—something so shocking, so audacious, that it would put the most evil Decepticon to shame. No one is safe as the Mutineers Trilogy reaches its jaw-dropping climax.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Lost Light #12—Cover B: Nick Roche
James Roberts (w) • Jack Lawrence (a) • Nick Roche (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Lost Light #12—Cover C: Alex Milne
James Roberts (w) • Jack Lawrence (a) • Alex Milne (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Variant cover by Livio Ramondelli!


Rom Vs. Transformers: Shining Armor #5 (of 5)—Cover A: Alex Milne
John Barber & Christos Gage (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)
Bumblebee vs. Rom vs. Starscream vs. the Dire Wraiths! All alliances are off—this is a fight for survival! Torn between her Cybertronian heritage and her Solstar Knight upbringing, Stardrive takes control of her fate!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rom Vs. Transformers: Shining Armor #5 (of 5) —Cover B: Nick Roche
John Barber & Christos Gage (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Nick Roche (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Rom Vs. Transformers: Shining Armor #5 (of 5)—Cover C: David Messina
John Barber & Christos Gage (w) • Alex Milne (a) • David Messina (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• An all-star lineup of Christos Gage (Rom), John Barber (Optimus Prime), and Alex Milne (More Than Meets the Eye) tell the never-before-revealed secret history of Rom and the Transformers!


Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions #1—Cover A: Tana Ford—SPOTLIGHT
Kate Leth, Sophie Campbell (w) • Tana Ford, Sophie Campbell (a) • Tana Ford (c)
Jem: Dimensions brings both new and beloved creators to the world of The Holograms! In a story by Kate Leth and Tana Ford, the Holograms throw a Dungeons and Dragons game night with Jerrica as the Dungeon Master, and even Synergy joins the fun! And in Sophie Campbell’s story, the Misfits (plus some NEW faces) take a break to go on a ski trip, when all hell breaks loose…and so does Pizzazz’s cat!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions #1—Cover B: M. Victoria Robado—SPOTLIGHT
Kate Leth, Sophie Campbell (w) • Tana Ford, Sophie Campbell (a) • M. Victoria Robado (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• This anthology book features 2 self-contained stories in each issue! Double the rock-n-roll fun!
• Welcome back Sophie Campbell to the world of Jem!
Variant cover by Derek Charm!


Clue #6 (of 6)— Cover A: Dan Schoening
Paul Allor (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Dan Schoening (c)
For six issues, you’ve watched characters drop, and mysteries mount. Now, at last, every mystery and motivation is revealed. And it all leads up to a conclusion so shocking that we guarantee you won’t see it coming!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Clue #6 (of 6)— Cover B: Nelson Daniel
Paul Allor (w) • Nelson Daniel (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Clue #6 (of 6)— Cover C: Alan Robinson
Paul Allor (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Alan Robinson (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• A new take on the timeless detective game—with new designs by artist Nelson Daniel, updating all the classic characters!


Micronauts: Wrath of Karza—SPOTLIGHT
Cullen Bunn & JimmyZ Johnston (w) • Andrew Griffith, Ron Joseph (a) • Alex Ronald (c)
The action continues in the Hasbro Universe as the villainous Baron Karza sets his sights on new worlds! As one universe dies, another is invaded! Microspace—the home of the Micronauts—is collapsing. But Baron Karza has discovered a new universe in which the people of Microspace would thrive, a universe in which he would rule! The first world to be conquered is Earth, and the first enemies to be targeted are the TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE, M.A.S.K., and ROM!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-060-4
• Advance solicited for December release!

G.I. JOE, Vol. 2
Aubrey Sitterson (w) • Giannis Milonogiannis (a) • Aaron Conley (c)
G.I. JOE battles all new threats as the defenders of Earth! After the events of Revolution changed everything, the JOEs are left to clean up the mess. G.I. JOE has fought Cobra, the Dreadnoks and more, but never before have they faced a threat like this: Gigantic, heaving abominations crawling up from the depths of the Earth itself. As teams of JOEs struggle to respond to the unpredictable attacks, Scarlett must decide what to do with the enemy in the team’s midst. Plus, the G.I. JOE leader reveals a troubling secret to her second-in-command, Roadblock.
Collects issues #5–9.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-025-3
• “Its a two-guitar attack for the heavy metal fun of G.I. Joe.” —Newsarama
• Advance solicited for December release!

Rom, Vol. 3: The Roads to Ruin—CERTIFIED COOL
Chris Ryall, Christos Gage (w) • David Messina, Sal Buscema, Guy Dorian Sr. (a) • Drew Moss (c)
The Dire Wraiths have escaped to Earth, but one of the Knights of the Solstar Order has hounded them and kept them underground for centuries. Feared more than all others, he is Rom, the Wraithslayer. Rom now has help in his war against the Dire Wraiths in the form of additional Solstar Knights and super-powered human allies… so why is the battle going from bad to worse? The Wraiths’ master plan grows and Rom can’t even see it, let alone find any way to stop it.
Collects issues #10–14.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-032-1
• Advance solicited for December release!

Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook
John Barber, Cullen Bunn, Sina Grace, & Various (w) • Robert Atkins, Guido Guidi, Paolo Villanelli & Various (a) • Marcelo Borstelmann (c)
From the pages of Transformers, G.I. Joe, Rom, M.A.S.K., Micronauts, Action Man, and Revolutionaries comes the ultimate guide to the heroic and villainous champions of Hasbro! The new post-Revolution universe’s biggest movers and shakers from Acroyear to Zarana are all here with detailed bios and astonishing art by today’s top talent! Plus, three back-up stories that expand upon the new lore of the shared universe; fantastic spreads of the bases of G.I. Joe, Optimus Prime, and the Micronauts; and if you look closely, hints of things to come!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 144 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-099-4
• From today’s top creative talent!
• Advance solicited for December release!

Jem and the Holograms: Outrageous Edition, Vol. 2—CERTIFIED COOL
Kelly Thompson (w) • Sophie Campbell, Jen Bartel, Meredith McClaren (a) • Design (c)
There’s still time for SYNERGY! The show must go on as the comic book adventures of JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS continue!
HC • FC • $49.99 • 328 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-222-6
• Advance solicited for January release!
• Includes issues #11–23 of the comic book series!

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Callum somehow managed to avoid Transformers during his actual childhood, but then the live-action films piqued his interest, Animated suckered him in, and IDW's comics made sure he stuck around.
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