IDW Previews for September 25, 2013 – Transformers, GI Joe, Doctor Who

Straight from IDW, here are previews of some of the comics that will be on store shelves tomorrow.  (Note: Not a full list; I grabbed what I thought would be of interest to ASM readers).

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time, Vol. 2

Scott & David Tipton (w) • Philip Bond, John Ridgway, Kev Hopgood, Roger Langridge (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary celebration continues in Prisoners Of Time, Vol. 2. The 5th through 8th Doctors get a turn from writers Scott & David Tipton and artists Philip Bond, John Ridgway, Kev Hopgood and Roger Langridge.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-755-8

  • Collects Issues #5–8.

G.I. Joe #8

Fred Van Lente (w) • Steve Kurth (a) • Jamal Igle, Kurth (c)

He’s the one man all of COBRA fears—that no COBRA operative will follow—but the man that will bring New York City to his knees. The G.I. JOE team has to fan out across the Big Apple as THE MAD MONK continues his very personal vendetta against DUKE. What is the secret shared between them? 

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • G.I. JOE on high alert!
  • G.I. JOE versus COBRA in urban action!
  • Variant cover by Ryan Dunlavey!

G.I. Joe: Special Missions #7

Chuck Dixon (w) • Will Rosado (a) • Paul Gulacy, James Biggie (c)

OPERATION DEADFALL! ZARTAN makes his escape from the DREADNOKS’ desert lair with G.I. JOE hot on his trail. Will anyone make it back from the back of beyond? A blistering chase under the Aussie sun as the Special Missions’ team second outing goes horribly wrong.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • ZARTAN redefined!
  • Variant cover by S L Gallant!

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #21

James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Milne, Sean Chen (c)

ENDGAME! A handful of heroes stand in the way of a tyrant with the power to destroy AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS alike. But what if stopping him carries an even higher price? Get ready to say goodbye to some old friends as More Than Meets The Eye delivers on two years’ worth of promises.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Part of IDW’s “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover month!
  • The heart-rending finale to Remain in Light!
  • You’ll be talking about this one for years to come!
  • “IDW Gets Animated” variant cover by Andy Suriano!

Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters #5

Mairghread Scott & Mike Johnson (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Ken Christiansen (c)

CYBERTRON LIVES! The DINOBOTS lend hand to their fellow underground Autobots… but things quickly go awry as the very planet begins to quake and shift. Floods, cave-ins, the very ground dropping from underneath… is CYBERTRON reborn or are these the last flailings of a dying planet?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #21

John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith and Livio Ramondelli (a) • Griffith, Casey Coller (c)

SHOCKPOINT! In the wastelands of CYBERTRON, SHOCKWAVE makes his move—and SOUNDWAVE and the DECEPTICONS step up to stop him! While the battle of the century rocks the ancient ruins of the Crystal City, dig back into the history of these titanic rivals!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • DARK CYBERTRON begins here!
  • SHOCKWAVE’S master plan is set in motion—and no one is safe!
  • Livio Ramondelli variant cover interlocking with issue 20 and 22!