Previews of GI Joe: The Cobra Files, Colonized, KISS Solo, Star Trek Countdown to Darkness & More from IDW Publishing

comic-book-newsLooking like a great week in comics from IDW Publishing this week. Some new, some old with a nice variety of titles. Debuting this week are The Colonized #1, featuring zombies versus aliens; G.I. Joe: The Cobra Files #1, Costa and Fuso return to one of the best comics out there; KISS Solo: The Demon #1, new KISS stories, nuff said!; along with current series The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror #3, Star Trek Countdown to Darkness #4 and Transformers Regeneration One #90 You can look for these titles on sale tomorrow, Wednesday, April 10th at your local comic shop; or available in digital format through the comiXology.com website or app. In the meantime, you can check out advance previews of The Colonized #1, G.I. Joe: The Cobra Files #1, KISS Solo: The Demon #1, The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror #3, Star Trek Countdown to Darkness #4 and Transformers Regeneration One #90 below.

The Colonized #1 (of 4) Preview

Chris Ryall (w) • Drew Moss (a) • Dave Sim (c)

Part 1: “Minutemen in Black” – In this all-new miniseries, a spaceship crashes into a separatist camp and manages to reanimate the dead as well! It’s aliens vs. zombies vs. militiamen in a carnage-filled tale from the co-creator of Zombies vs Robots! And if that ain’t enough, covers for this series will be by acclaimed Cerebus creator, Dave Sim!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:
– Variant edition signed by Chris Ryall and Dave Sim!

Bullet points:
• All-new series created and written by IDW Chief Creative Officer, Chris Ryall (Zombies vs Robots, Groom Lake)
• Covers by Cerebus creator Dave Sim!
• Zombies, aliens, and militia men fight it out!

G.I. Joe: The Cobra Files #1 Preview

Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Michael Lark, Fuso (c)

A SNAKE IN THEIR MIDST! Her name is CHAMELEON—and she used to be a COBRA agent. Now she’s made her way into the G.I. JOE team—the honest way. But even with the best of intentions, does she have what it takes to fight on the side of the angels? FLINT thinks she does, and he’s willing to gamble the lives of this teammates on her… Unfortunately, with the Crimson Twin called TOMAX pulling the strings, no bet is a sure thing.

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:
– “CobraGraphic” variant cover by Tom Whalen!
– Wraparound variant cover by Jamal Igle, featuring the new team—All three new G.I. JOE launches will have one!

Bullet points:
• The third big launch in the new direction of G.I. JOE comics!
• Can a Cobra agent become a hero?
• “Mike Costa’s Cobra is one of the best comics being published today”—Brian K. Vaughan

Kiss Solo: The Demon #1 (of 4) Preview

Chris Ryall (w) • Angel Medina (a & c)

The Four-Who-Are-One go it alone! Up first, the Demon takes the stage in “Radioactive” – a tale of blood, revenge, fire, and… the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Beloved Kiss artist Angel Medina returns to the fold to tell this explosive tale!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:
– Demon photo cover

Bullet points:
• Art by Kiss: Psycho Circus artist Angel Medina!

The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror #3 (of 4) Preview

Roger Langridge (w) • J. Bone (a) • Walter Simonson (c)

His rocket-pack gone, his girl not speaking to him, and all of Hollywood about to fall into the clutches of the sinister Otto Rune…what’s young Cliff Secord to do? And what’s that dangerous-looking thing Peevy’s been building, anyway? It’s back to Square One for the Rocketeer… as he has to learn to fly all over again!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:
– Black & White Walter Simonson variant cover!

Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #4 (of 4) Preview

Mike Johnson (w) • David Messina (a) • Messina, photo (c)

This is it! Don’t miss the shocking conclusion of this official prequel to next spring’s  STAR TREK film sequel! Overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci, this climactic issue leads directly into the upcoming blockbuster as Kirk, Spock and the rest of the Enterprise crew fight for fate of the Galaxy!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:
– Unique variant cover, graded by the CGC!

Bullet points:
• Ask your retailer about the totally unique CGC-Graded variant cover! Limited to 100 copies only, each issue of the prequel will have one! The only copies of this unique variant will be graded!

Transformers Regeneration One #90 Preview

Simon Furman (w) • Andrew Wildman (a) • Wildman, Guido Guidi (c)

TOO LITTLE—TOO LATE! As Scorponok’s Dark Reign comes ever closer to spreading right across Cybertron, Grimlock launches a desperate counterstrike, in the face of almost innumerable odds. Does the Dinobot commander really have one last ace up his sleeve, or does his “plan” amount to a glorious—but doomed—last stand?

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Cover:
– Geoff Senior variant cover!

Bullet points:
• The story of the original TRANSFORMERS comics continues in full force!
• Non-stop action as only the classic team of Furman & Wildman can deliver!

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