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IDW Publishing Solicitations for October 2020

IDW Publishing has released Solicitation information and preview covers for new comics shipping in October 2020.

These comics will feature on ComixID with Preview Pages, Covers.

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October 7, 2020 – 8 titles

CANTO II: THE HOLLOW MEN #3

Writtten by David M. Booher
Art by Drew Zucker
Cover A by Drew Zucker

In their quest to lift the curse that will cause their clocks to stop, Canto and his friends sought help from Aulaura, the Warrior. But they discovered the Shrouded Man had cursed her people as well. After narrowly escaping the fearsome Furies, the clockwork knights flee to the river for safety. Now they plunge over the edge of a waterfall, learning the only path forward is... down?

Price: $3.99 | 3 of 5
Product ID: AUG200564 (Cover A)

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TRANSFORMERS/BACK TO FUTURE #1

Written by Cavan Scott
Art by Juan Samu
Cover A by Juan Samu
Cover B by Phil Murphy

Great Scott! Marty McFly has just returned from the adventure of a lifetime to a new, better Hill Valley?-everything's looking up for him! That is, until Marty and his friend Doc Brown's time machine attracts the attention of the Decepticons! With one small mistake, Marty finds himself once again thrust into adventure to stop the Decepticon plot in the past, present, and future... all with the help of a new time machine... the Autobot, Gigawatt!

Price: $3.99 | 1 of 4
Product ID: AUG200528 (Cover A) / AUG200529 (Cover B)

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BATMAN/THE MAXX: ARKHAM DREAMS #4

Written by Sam Keith
Art by Sam Kieth
Cover A by Sam Kieth
Cover B by Sam Kieth

Midnight, the witching hour. Arkham is the scariest and most dangerous place in Gotham on a good day... but when the power is suddenly cut... super-sophisticated magnetic locks are now useless... and the worst inmates are released! Meanwhile, in the bowels of Arkham, Dr. Disparu has added the Riddler and Killer Croc to his insane plot to uncover Batman and The Maxx's hidden secrets, buried deep in their inner psyches known as "Outbacks." The plot thickens, and so does the tension, as Disparu's secrets are finally revealed!

Price: $3.99 | 4 of 5
Product ID: NOV180708 (Cover A) / NOV180709 (Cover B)

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GI JOE #9

Written by Paul Allor
Art by Ryan Kelly
Cover A by Chris Evenhuis
Cover B by Freddie Williams II

Dr. Mindbender's quest to build a better battle android goes awry as he finds himself on the wrong end of their wrath. Will an unexpected Joe come to his aid or take advantage of an opportunity to deal a major blow to Cobra?

Price: $3.99
Product ID: MAR200812 (Cover A) / MAR200813 (Cover B)

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MY LITTLE PONY/TRANSFORMERS #3

Written by James Asmus, Sam Maggs
Art by Priscilla Tramontano, Jack Lawrence
Cover A by Tony Fleecs

When Fluttershy and Discord's tea time is interrupted by Soundwave, it's robot logic vs. whimsical chaos! And Dash, sure that she can fly faster than any Autobot can drive, finds herself in a race with the one and only Windblade-let's just hope Crasher and his Decepticon friends don't make things too dangerous.

Price: $3.99 | 3 of 4
Product ID: MAR200693 (Cover A)

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STAR TREK DS9: TOO LONG A SACRIFICE #4

Written by Scott Tipton, David Tipton
Art by Greg Scott
Cover A by Ricardo Drumond
Cover B by Photo

Everyone is a suspect on a space station one murder away from plunging into total chaos. Constable Odo has a suspect in his sights, but there's one final piece to this dark puzzle that will change everything he thought he knew-not to mention life on Deep Space Nine-forever. Don't miss the shocking conclusion to this space noir from David & Scott Tipton (Star Trek: Mirror Broken, Star Trek: The Q Conflict) and Greg Scott (Gotham Central, The X-Files)!

Price: $3.99
Product ID; JUN200575 (Cover A) / JUN200575 (Cover B)

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STAR TREK: YEAR FIVE #15

Written by Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly
Art by Angel Hernandez
Cover A by Stephen Thompson

The final voyages of the U.S.S. Enterprise continue with the amazing crew of writer Jody Houser (Stranger Things, Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy) and artist Silvia Califano (The X-Files: Case Files)! With the Klingon threat behind them, the crew of the Enterprise begins their victory tour of the original planets of the Federation. But they'll soon discover that for all of the danger they faced on the five-year mission, the biggest threat of all may be something closer to home.

Price: $3.99
Product ID: APR200769 (Cover A)

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TRANSFORMERS 1984: SECRETS & LIES #4

Written by Simon Furman
Art by Guido Guidi
Cover A by Guido Guidi
Cover B by Casey Coller

The epic conclusion to Secrets and Lies! On Earth, Grimlock stands alone against... Megatron? Meanwhile, on Cybertron, The Wreckers take on their very first mission! The secret history of Earth and Cybertron is revealed!

Price: $3.99 | 4 of 4
Product ID: JUN200585 (Cover A) / JUN200586 (Cover B)

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October 14, 2020 – 9 titles

TRANSFORMERS #24

Written by Brian Ruckley
Art by Bethany McGuire-Smith
Cover A by Bethany McGuire-Smith
Cover B by Red Powell

"Wheeljack: Orbital Decay". Untethered from the world below, Cybertron's former inner moon is in a decaying orbit around Cybertron's sun. Wheeljack and his team race against the clock to save it, but the sun's pull might not be their only problem.

Price: $3.99
Product ID: AUG200533 (Cover A) / AUG200534 (Cover B)

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LOCKE & KEY: IN PALE BATTALIONS GO #3

Written by Joe Hill
Art by Gabriel Rodriguez
Cover A by Gabriel Rodriguez

Jonathan Locke uses the power of the Anywhere Key to flee the slaughter in Ypres and return to Keyhouse. But now the door is open between Flanders Fields and Lovecraft, Massachusetts... and the sinister Oberlutenant Eric Murnau has led a small band through to claim the magical keys for Germany!

Price: $3.99 | 3 of 3
Product ID: AUG200568 (Cover A)

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MARVEL ACTION: CHILLERS #1

Written by Jeremy Whitley
Art by Sweeney Boo
Cover A by Sweeney Boo

The chilling grip of the ancient Darkhold threatens the Marvel heroes, and it's up Doctor Strange and Ironheart to save the day... but there's more to this terrifying mystery, as our heroes follow the twisted trail the Darkhold leaves behind, discovering its lost stories, full of scares and thrills!

Jeremey Whitley pens the four spooky stories in this bi-weekly event, all drawn by a bone-chilling gathering of eerie artists! First: Strange and Ironheart learn of the spine-tingling time Iron Man and Captain America faced a horrifying post-modern prometheus!

Price: $3.99
Product ID: AUG200543 (Cover A)

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SONIC: THE HEDGEHOG #34

Written by Evan Stanley
Art by Evan Stanley (
Cover A by Abby Bulmer
Cover B by Jamal Peppers

It's off to the races with Cream, Cheese, Amy, and Rouge! They have to keep up their winning streak or surrender Cheese to Clutch's evil... clutches! Meanwhile, Sonic and Tails are being watched by a mysterious figure in Eggman's seemingly abandoned base and Shadow investigates a mystery!

Price: $3.99
Product ID: AUG200561 (Cover A) / AUG200562 (Cover B)

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TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #110

Written by Sophie Campbell
Art by Jodie Nishijima
Cover A by Jodie Nishijima
Cover B by Kevin Eastman

Raphael and Alopex come face to face with a new group of mutant bikers intent on doing things their own way. Will the Road Hogs be friend or foe?

Price: $3.99 | ONGOING
Product ID: AUG200576 (Cover A) / AUG200577 (Cover B)

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BIG HERO 6: THE SERIES #3

Written by Joe Caramagna
Art by Nicoletta Baldari
Cover A by Gurihiru

Join Hiro, Wasabi, Fred, Go Go, Honey Lemon, and Baymax for new adventures, new friends, and new adversaries as the Big Hero 6 team continues to fight to protect San Fransokyo!

Price: $3.99
Product ID: APR190673 (Cover A)

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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: DRIZZT - 100-PAGE GIANT

Reprinting classic tales of Drizzt, one of the most iconic characters of Dungeons & Dragons lore! This value-priced edition is the perfect entry point for any reader looking to dive into R.A. Salvatore's legendary stories!

Price: $6.99
Product ID: APR200772 (Cover A)

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MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #91

Written by Jeremy Whitley
Art by Andy Price
Cover A by Andy Prices
Cover B by Brenda Hickey

Season 10 continues! Zecora, Applejack, and their friends travel into the depths of the desert to find the home of the mysterious Grootslang! But obstacles stand in their way-obstacles that can only be overcome with the help of some brand-new magic, friendship, and... a musical number?!

SRP: $3.99
Product ID: APR200809 (Cover A) / APR200810 (Cover B)

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STAR TREK: DEBT OF HONOR - FACSIMILE EDITION

Written by Chris Claremont
Art by Adam Hughes
Cover A by Adam Hughes

Don't miss the classic Star Trek tale by comic legends Chris Claremont and Adam Hughes, represented in an oversized magazine format. In this stunning adventure, Captain Kirk and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise find themselves teamed up with the Klingons and Romulans to fight a galactic threat that no government dares admit exists.

Price: $9.99
Product ID: APR200771 (Cover A)

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October 21, 2020 – 8 titles

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: AT SPINE OF WORLD #1

Written by AJ Mendez, Aimee Garcia
Art by Martin Coccolo
Cover A by Martin Coccolo
Cover B by Max Davenport

A never-ending winter's night is slowly driving an isolated town in the depths of Icewind Dale to the brink of insanity. To save them all, a perilous journey awaits a band of adventurers as they battle a furious icy god and uncover the plot of an ancient primordial evil!

Based on the massively popular game and featuring a cast of brand-new characters written by New York Times bestselling author AJ Mendez plus writer and actor Aimee Garcia!

Price: $3.99 | 1 OF 4
Product ID: AUG200539 (Cover A) / AUG200540 (Cover B)

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JUDGE DREDD: FALSE WITNESS #4

Written by Brandon M. Easton
Art by Kei Zama
Cover A by Kei Zama

Don't miss the shocking conclusion of "False Witness," by award-winning writer Brandon Easton (Star Trek: Year Five, Marvel Action: Spider-Man) and superstar artist Kei Zama (Death's Head, Transformers).

Mathias Lincoln goes toe-to-toe with Mega-City One's most infamous lawman in a fight not just for his life, but the lives of all the children caught in the most rotten conspiracy Mega-City One has ever seen.

Price: $3.99 | 4 OF 4
Product ID: APR200797 (Cover A)

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GOOSEBUMPS: SECRETS OF THE SWAMP #2

Written by Marieke Nijkamp
Art by Jasmin Flores Montanez
Cover A by Bill Underwood

Twelve-year-old Blake was worried that summer break with her weird aunt in Fever Swamp would be b-o-r-i-n-g, but it's quickly become more intense than she ever could have imagined. Lost in the swamp with her gaming rival, Lily, and surrounded by werewolves, Blake could use a lot less danger and a little more boring right about now! The wild werewolf nightmare continues in this all-ages scarefest from New York Times bestselling author Marieke Nijkamp (This Is Where It Ends, Before I Let Go, The Oracle Code) and artist Yasmin Flores Montanez (Marvel Action: Captain Marvel, Tilly).

Price: $3.99 | 2 OF 5
Product ID: AUG200556 (Cover A)

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SCARENTHOOD #1

Written by Nick Roche
Art by Nick Roche
Cover A by Nick Roche

TO-DO LIST: Drop kids at preschool/ Grab coffee with other parents/ Go ghost-hunting in woods/ Fight demonic entity/ Collect kids/ Naptime.

With their kids away on a field trip, a group of parents disturbs an ancient evil buried beneath the old Church Hall, unearthing a decades-old mystery about a missing child, and inviting something... hungry into their lives. Suddenly, their mornings go from playdates and peanut allergies, to a battle for the souls of one broken family?-and one child in particular.

What scares you the most: fighting demons, or letting your kids down? Nick Roche (Transformers: The Wreckers Saga, Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows) and Chris O'Halloran (Ice Cream Man) have the answers.

Price: $4.99 | 1 OF 4
Product ID: AUG200570 (Cover A)

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STAR WARS ADVENTURES #2

Written by Michael Moreci, Shane McCarthy
Art by Ilias Kyriazis, Nick Brokenshire
Cover A by Francesco Francavilla
Cover B by Megan Levens

Between the events of The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker, Poe and Finn have taken Rey to a remote planet to continue her Jedi training. But they're surprised to find that the First Order's reach extends far and wide.

Price: $3.99 | 2020 Edition
Product ID: AUG200548 (Cover A) / AUG200549 (Cover B)

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TRANSFORMERS: GALAXIES #12

Written by Brandon M. Easton
Art by Andrew Griffith
Cover A by Andrew Griffith
Cover B by Nick Roche

"Storm Horizon", Part Three! Outfitted with heavy-duty battle armor and nearly alone, Ultra Magnus must go head-to-head with a fleet of enemy ships and a black hole if he ever wants to save the rest of his crew and Alpha Trion! It's wall-to-wall action as he finally faces the mastermind behind his recent troubles in the thrilling final issue of Transformers Galaxies that leads into the next major events of the Transformers ongoing, starting this fall!

Price: $3.99
Product ID: AUG200536 (Cover A) / AUG200537 (Cover B)

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USAGI YOJIMBO #14

Written by Stan Sakai
Art by Stan Sakai
Cover A by Stan Sakai

It's an all out free for all with the entire village captured by assassins intent on murdering the Shogun's emissary and Usagi and Kenichi standing against hopeless odds. However, help comes from a very unexpected source. But is it too late to prevent the killings? Find out in the conclusion of this four-part story arc.

Price: $3.99
Product ID: AUG200579 (Cover A)

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VOYAGE TO THE STARS #3

Written by James Asmus
Art by Connie Daidone
Cover A by Darick Robertson
Cover B by Connie Daidone

SURE, Earth may have been consumed by the Nothing, and a freak accident killed the ONLY being who could have possibly stopped it, and yes, the Cult of Nothing's armada is on its way, but look at the bright side... I'm sure it's here somewhere... right?

Price: $3.99 | 3 OF 4
Product ID: AUG200594 (Cover A) / AUG200595 (Cover B)

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October 28, 2020 – 6 titles

GI JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #276

Written by Larry Hama
Art by Netho Diaz
Cover A by Netho Diaz
Cover B by Brian Shearer

"Untold Tales" Part 1! An all-new arc kicks off as Living Legend Larry Hama reveals never-before-seen adventures of the heroes and villains of the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero universe!

In this issue, Larry joins superstar artist Netho Diaz to tell the tale of Snake Eyes, Scarlett, Stalker, and Torpedo on a desperate mission into Trucial Abysmia to rescue Americans held hostage in a secret prison. But what happens when one of the prisoners turns out to be someone they know?

Price: $3.99
Product ID: AUG200588 (Cover A) / AUG200589 (Cover B)

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LOCKE & KEY: HELL & GONE #0

Written by Joe Hill
Art by Gabriel Rodriguez
Cover A by Gabriel Rodriguez

If you think you can unlock the gates of Hell and just invite yourself in, you must be Dreaming!
The Sandman Universe crossover begins here, with this specially priced re-introduction of the storylines and characters who populate next month's landmark event series.

First, in the Eisner-winning Locke & Key tale, "Open the Moon," meet Chamberlin Locke, patriarch of the Locke family, whose Moon Key began to unlock the events of this event series.
Next, journey with the Lord of Dreams to Lucifer's domain in the chapter of Sandman's epic "Season of Mists" storyline that sees the Key to Hell change hands in a most momentous way.

And join IDW and DC Comics next month for Locke & Key: Hell & Gone #1 by L&K co-creators Hill and Rodriguez!

Price: $3.99
Product ID: AUG200567 (Cover A)

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MARVEL ACTION: CHILLERS #2

Written by Jeremy Whitley
Art by TBA
Cover A by TBA

Doctor Strange and Ironheart's search for the secrets of the Darkhold lead to another chilling tale of fright, as they uncover the secret tale of teenage monster slayer Elsa Bloodstone coming up against a werewolf... in Captain America's clothing! Part two of this frightfully thrilling bi-weekly event!

Price: $3.99
Product ID: AUG200545 (Cover A)

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SNAKE EYES: DEADGAME #4

Written by Rob Liefeld, Chad Bowers
Art by Rob Liefeld
Cover A by Rob Liefeld
Cover B by Rob Liefeld

Superstar creator Rob Liefeld takes on fan-favorite Snake Eyes! Things are heating up as Snake Eyes finds himself trapped in the Deadgame-will he make it out alive? Or is his time finally up?!

Price: $4.99 | 4 OF 5
Product ID: AUG200585 (Cover A) / AUG200586 (Cover B)

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SONIC: THE HEDGEHOG - BAD GUYS #2

Written by Ian Flynn
Art by Jack Lawrence
Cover A by Aaron Hammerstrom
Cover B by Diana Skelly

From Sonic veterans Ian Flynn and Jack Lawrence comes "Smash & Grab," an exciting story jam-packed with bad guys and badniks!

Some of Sonic's worst enemies are back and badder than ever! Dr. Starline, Dr. Eggman's former-right hand, has brought together Mimic, Rough, Tumble, and Zavok and promised them even more incredible power... if they can stop fighting each other and start fighting badniks to get to it!

Price: $3.99 | 2 OF 4
Product ID: AUG200558 (Cover A) / AUG200559 (Cover B)

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STAR TREK: YEAR FIVE #16

Written by Jody Houser
Art by Silvia Califano
Cover A by Stephen Thompson

Election season is in full swing across the Federation, and even though it seems ridiculous, Harry Mudd is rising to the top of the polls! The crew of the Enterprise suspects that there's more to Mudd's game than just wanting to do his civic duty, and their investigation will uncover a rot that threatens the entire Federation from the inside. The final voyages of the U.S.S. Enterprise continue with the amazing crew of writer Jody Houser (Stranger Things, Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy) and artist Silvia Califano (The X-Files: Case Files)!

Price: $3.99
Product ID: AUG200591 (Cover A)

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