IDW Comics Shipping List for October 18th!

Right down to the wire, but here’s our weekly Diamond Comics Shipping List. Here’s a look at some of the titles IDW is releasing this coming week like Optimus Prime: First Strike, Lost Light, ROM vs. Transformers, ROM: First Strike, and more! All coming your way for October 18th!

OPTIMUS PRIME: FIRST STRIKE #1

(W) John Barber (A/CVR B) Guido Guidi (CVR A) Sara Pitre-Durocher

With Cybertron under siege by Baron Ironblood’s forces, Optimus Prime and Arcee defend their homeland! Caught in the middle is the human/Transformer team known as the Revolutionaries-and one of them has a secret that puts everyone at risk!

ROM: FIRST STRIKE #1

(W) Christos Gage (A/CVR B) Chris Panda (CVR A) Nelson Daniel

Rom’s team-up with the Micronauts leads our heroes right to the Dire Wraiths… and their new microscopic threat!
•   Tying into the events of First Strike-A Hasbro Comic Book Event!
•   The second part of the Micronauts and Rom’s story-continued from last month’s Micronauts: First Strike #1!

ROM VS TRANSFORMERS: SHINING ARMOR #4

(W) John Barber, Christos Gage (A/CVR A) Alex Milne (CVR B) Nick Roche (CVR C) Fico Ossio

Stardrive is torn between joining her fellow Transformers and staying with Rom and his knights… and the fate of an innocent world rests in her choice!
•  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!

TRANSFORMERS IDW COLL PHASE 2 HC VOL 06

(W) John Barber, James Roberts, Mairghread Scott (A) Phil Jimenez, Andrew Griffith, Sarah Stone, Brendan Cahill, Atilio Rojo, James Raiz, Livio Ramondelli, Nick Roche, Robert Gill, Alex Milne (CVR) Guido Guidi

Presenting IDW’s Transformers comics in preferred reading order! The end of everything! Shockwave makes a move millions of years in the planning-an ultimate strategy to remake Cybertron and destroy both the Autobots and Deceptions! Only the combined forces of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, and Rodimus can save their world-but billions of miles and eons of war leave our heroes divided, in “Dark Cybertron.” Plus, Windblade takes the planet by storm-but where did she come from-and what does her secret mean for the future of the Transformers? Collects Dark Cybertron #1 and Finale, More Than Meets The Eye issues #23-27, Robots In Disguise issues #23-27, and Windblade issues #1-4.

TRANSFORMERS LOST LIGHT #10

(W) James Roberts (A/CVR A) Jack Lawrence (CVR B) Nick Roche (CVR C) Alex Milne

HOMECOMING! FIRST AID, the Autobots’ Chief Medical Officer, returns to the Lost Light to find that everything has changed: the ship is now under the command of the treacherous GETAWAY, half of his closest friends are missing, and – most shocking of all – the crew is actually making progress…

DUCK AVENGER NEW ADVENTURES TP BOOK 02

(W) Francesco Artibani, Jonathan Gray (A) Francesco Artibani, Jonathan Gray (CVR) Claudio Sciarrone

The world’s most famous duck, as you’ve never seen him before! Join Donald Duck’s super-hero alter ego in exciting sci-fi adventures! The quest goes on for Donald as Duck Avenger-in the new-to-USA sci-fi tales that fans want most, with alien hordes, mad supercomputers, and vengeful reporter Angus Fangus aboard! Even with help from galactic warrior Xadhoom and cunning Lyla Lee, Donald’s in way over his head… and that’s just where we want him! Collects issues #3-5.

JEM & THE HOLOGRAMS MISFITS INFINITE #3

(W) Kelly Thompson (A/CVR A) Jenn St-Onge (CVR B) Veronica Fish

The FIRST EVER Jem/Misfits Crossover Event concludes here in “INFINITE JEMS: PART SIX!” Teaming up with Jem and The Holograms has never had higher stakes. Can they set aside their differences long enough to make a difference in this world? And if they can succeed, then what’s next now that The Misfits know The Holograms greatest secret?
•   Can the Holograms really trust The Misfits with their secret once everything is over?
•   After everything they’ve seen…what on earth could be next for these bands?!?
•   Interconnecting subscription covers on both Jem: Infinite and Jem: The Misfits: Infinite by Veronica Fish!

MY LITTLE PONY LEGENDS OF MAGIC #7

(W) Jeremy Whitley (A/CVR A) Tony Fleecs

You’ve met themost legendary ponies in Equestria’s history… now find out how they first came together to battle an unstoppable evil!
•   Ties into the finale of MLP Season 7!

TMNT UNIVERSE #15

(W) Erik Burnham (A/CVR B) Sophie Campbell (CVR A) Freddie Williams II

“Karai’s Path,” part 4 of 4. Tokyo is ablaze as a gang war spirals out of control. Karai returns with a secret weapon, but will she choose a path of peace or war? And what will that choice mean for the TMNT?

UNCLE SCROOGE #31

(W) Jan Kruse, Jonathan Gray, Lars Jensen (A) Noel Van Horn, Sander Gulien (CVR A) Daan Jippes, Ulrich Schroeder (CVR B) Corrado Mastantuono

“Crisis at Sorcery Summit!” Can true witches win where a mortal sorceress failed? Magica De Spell wants Witch Hazel and Mad Madam Mim to help her steal Scrooge’s Number One Dime-but what’s in it for them?
•   Continues this beloved series’ legacy numbering at #435!
•   Just in time for Halloween-it’s a special issue loaded with wicked witchcraft and plenty of Magica De Spell!

 

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