IDW Publishing G.I. Joe Solicitations for August, 2013

IDW has released the solicitation information for titles upcoming in August, 2013, including the latest installments of G.I. Joe, G.I. Joe: Special Missions, Cobra Files, and G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.  We have Zartan, the Dreadnoks, and some very ominous tidings for the Larry Hama penned title, just look at the TV screen in the cover if you doubt that.

Also on deck is the release of Volume 3 of the Marvel Complete Collection and the first trade paperback for the new G.I. Joe series.

Click the “Read the Rest of the Story” link below for full solicitation information.

G.I. Joe: The Cobra Files #5

Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a) • Werther Dell’edera, Fuso (c)

Everyone on the COBRA FILES team is reeling from the previous mission. Everyone but CLOCKSPRING. He’s got other things on his mind. Dejected and bitter over FLINT and CHAMELEON’s recent tryst, he’s starting to listen to TOMAX’s sinister advice… and thinking of taking matters into his own hands.

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

*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

*Retailer incentives:

            Order 10 copies, get one free Riley Rossmo variant cover!

Bullet points:

  • The origin of Clockspring… and what it means to the G.I. Joe team!
  • Covert operations have never been more undercover!

G.I. Joe: Special Missions #6

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

G.I. JOE has tracked a downed COBRA satellite to the lair of a vicious gang of motorcycle marauders called THE DREADNOKS! The bad news keeps coming with the re-appearance of ZARTAN as the leader of the biker maniacs and they have three G.I. JOE members captive! It’s up to ROADBLOCK and SPIRIT to rescue their brother warriors and stop ZARTAN before he turns himself into a weapon of mass destruction.

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

*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

*Retailer incentives:

            Order 10 copies, get one free Jim Rugg variant cover!

Bullet points:

  • OPERATION DEADFALL rolls on!
  • Action and suspense in the Australian outback.

G.I. Joe #7

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

COBRA TAKES MANHATTAN! It was inevitable once the G.I. JOE team relocated that COBRA COMMANDER would put the Big Apple squarely in his sights. But the BARONESS and DESTRO are cooking up some schemes of their own… the question is: will those schemes make them allies to DUKE and company?

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

*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Expected in-store date: 8/14/13

*Retailer incentives:

            Order 10 copies, get one free Ryan Dunlavey “Intern of Cobra” variant cover!

Bullet points:

  • Steve Kurth returns—and so does the BARONESS!
  • The hot new direction continues!

G.I. JOE, Vol. 1: Homefront

Fred Van Lente (w) • Steve Kurth (a & c)

The truth is out: the world knows the G.I. JOE team is real. Now Duke leads his squad directly into the public eye, confronting COBRA on American soil! Fred Van Lente and Steve Kurth lead the charge taking G.I. JOE in a new direction.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 128 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-705-3

Expected in-store date: 8/7/13

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #1–5 of the new series!

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #193

Larry Hama (w) • Sergio Cariello (a) S L Gallant (c)

While SNAKE EYES and SCARLETT get some well-deserved rest in the mountains, G.I. JOE prepares to take COBRA to task… but things won’t be that easy, once COBRA COMMANDER unveils his ultimate plan. It’s a countdown to catastrophe in G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO!

*Retailers: See your order form for incentive information.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

*Retailer incentives:

            Order 10 copies, get one free Larry Hama variant sketch cover!

G.I JOE: The Complete Collection, Vol. 3

Larry Hama (w) • Larry Hama, Steve Leialoaha, Marie Severin, Frank Springer, Rod Whigham, & Sheldon Goh (a) • N/A (c)

G.I. JOE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION presents the full run of original A REAL AMERICAN HERO stories, along with ½ issues, such as “The Tiger And The Teapot,” into the proper reading order. Also, includes informative front matter by Mark W. Bellomo, issues notes, and character and vehicle profiles.

HC • FC • $49.99 • 300 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN 978-1-61377-706-0

Expected in-store date: 8/21/13

Bullet points:

• Collects issues #25–33 of A REAL AMERICAN HERO and Issue #1 of the G.I. JOE YEARBOOK.

Offered Again!

G.I. JOE: The Complete Collection, Vol. 1  • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-396-3

G.I. JOE: The Complete Collection, Vol. 2  • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-61377-619-3

 

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