IDW Comics Shipping List for October 17th!

It’s time for our weekly Diamond Comics Shipping List! Check out some great titles IDW has in store for us next week like the Optimus Prime, Ghostbusters, Sonic the Hedgehog, Star Wars, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and much more! All coming your way for October 17th!

OPTIMUS PRIME #24

(W) John Barber (A/CVR B) Andrew Griffith (CVR A) Kei Zama

YOUTH IN REVOLT! As Unicron approaches, Optimus Prime’s colonist soldiers take matters into their own hands. With Autobot forces spread thin, will anybody stand in their way? And-more importantly-SHOULD anybody stop them?

•   Ties-in to the Unicron event!
•   Part of the summer of Transformers-all building up to the end of the universe as we know it!
•   The penultimate issue before the conclusion you have to see to believe!

OPTIMUS PRIME TP VOL 04

(W) John Barber (A/CVR) Kei Zama

Darkness falls over Cybertron as the legendary Onyx Prime returns, throwing the planet into chaos! What does this mean for Optimus Prime-and Earth? As Onyx and his comrades sow panic and dissension on Cybertron, Windblade defends an already tense planet against a secret that could shatter it forever, while Soundwave questions a fragile alliance, and Optimus confronts a mystery that goes back millions of years. Collects Transformers: Optimus Prime issues #15-21.

BATMAN SILVER AGE NEWSPAPER COMICS SLIPCASE ED

(W) Whitney Ellsworth (A) Shelly Moldoff, Joe Giella, Carmine Infantino, Al Plastino (CVR) Peter Poplaski

A three-volume omnibus of the Caped Crusader’s 1960s newspaper strip adventures-never before collected-now in a premium slipcase suitable for stately Wayne Manor. The daily Batman newspaper strip began in 1966, on the heels of the Batmania craze created by the hit television series starring Adam West, and ran through the early 1970s. The strip boasted stories by longtime editor Whitney Ellsworth and art by DC stalwarts Shelly Moldoff, Joe Giella, and Carmine Infantino. This three-book set includes all the black-and-white dailies, plus all the color Sunday strips.

•   Featuring a veritable Who’s Who of Gotham City and beyond: Superman, Green Arrow, The Penguin, The Joker, Mad Hatter, Riddler, Scarecrow, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Two-Face, Catwoman, Batgirl, Killer Moth, Poison Ivy, and Black Canary!

BILL SIENKIEWICZ’S MUTANTS & MOON KNIGHTS ARTIFACT ED HC

(A/CVR) Bill Sienkiewicz

Bill Sienkiewicz is a modern master having worked on some of Marvel’s most iconic comics of the 1980s: Moon Knight, The New Mutants, Elektra: Assassin, and much more! His unique style is unreplicable, yet so many artists have been inspired to emulate him. This collection is filled with some of his finest covers, pin-ups, and exceptional pages. All have been meticulously scanned from the original art and reproduced to the exacting Artist’s Edition standards that have won IDW Publishing five highly coveted Eisner Awards (to date)!

GHOSTBUSTERS CROSSING OVER #7

(W) Erik Burnham (A/CVR A) Dan Schoening (CVR B) Tim Lattie

Several teams of Ghostbusters from across the multiverse have just about pulled off a very difficult task-tracking down and recapturing all the ghosts that had escaped from the containment unit. Crisis averted, right? They wish. In this issue, the Ghostbusters of many worlds come face-to-face with the goddess of chaos herself. TIAMAT HAS RETURNED!

REAL SCIENCE ADVENTURES NICODEMUS JOB #4

(W) Brian Clevinger (A/CVR A) Meredith McClaren (CVR B) Niki Foley

Our heroes snuck a cart, a donkey, and five thieves into the Imperial Library of Constantinople. And, what’s more, they’ve almost got everything they came to steal. There’s just one problem: how do they get out again without also getting caught by the small army of scholars inside and the much larger army of, well, the Imperial Army patrolling outside? It’ll be the biggest heist of the 11th century… if they can pull it off.

•   An action-packed adventure for the ages!

RISE OF THE TMNT #1

(W) Matthew K. Manning (A) Chad Thomas (CVR A) Andy Suriano

A new age of Turtle-mania begins! This new comic spins out of the highly anticipated Rise of the TMNT animated series! The Turtles are hitting the sewers with brand new weapons, brand new enemies and a brand-new vision!

•   Overseen by showrunners Andy Suriano (Cosmic Scoundrels) and Ant Ward!
•   Kinetic, action-packed, and hilarious!

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #10

(W) Ian Flynn (A/CVR B) Tracy Yardley (CVR A) Adam Bryce Thomas

“The Battle for Angel Island,” Part 2. As Amy and Tails lead the Resistance fighters to free Angel Island from the Egg Fleet, Blaze must face an army all by herself. Meanwhile, Sonic and Knuckles find themselves face-to-face with a Super-powerful enemy. Will they be able to beat their foe, or will they just get beat?

•   The stunning second part of the first-year finale!

STAR WARS TALES FROM VADERS CASTLE #3

(W) Cavan Scott (A) Derek Charm (A/CVR B) Corin Howell (CVR A) Francesco Francavilla

Tales from Vader’s Castle puts a spooky spin on your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away…

This exciting weekly series explores the hidden corners of the Star Wars universe and features Rebels stars Hear, Kanan, and Chopper; Obi-Wan Kenobi and Count Dooku; Han Solo and Chewbacca; the Ewoks; and of course, Darth Vader -all under the shadow of Vader’s Castle!  Fans will be excited to discover these creepy stories by fan-favorite writer Cavan Scott with art by the greatest talent from across the galaxy, including Derek Charm, Kelley Jones, Chris Fenoglio, Corin Howell, Robert Hack, and Charles Paul Wilson III!  Covers by Eisner-winning artist Francesco Francavilla! Collect all five! Featuring your favorite Star Wars characters in classic spooky stories! Ask your retailer about the ultra-rare variant cover by Derek Charm!

TMNT ONGOING #87

(W) Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (A/CVR A) Dave Wachter (CVR B) Kevin Eastman

“Battle Lines,” Part 2 of 4. It’s an all-out fracas as alliances form and break down while the TMNT take the fight to Bishop with the fate of alien life on Earth hanging in the balance!

•   A desperate moment for a key character!

 

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Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
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