Wednesday, July 27, 2016

IDW Publishing Recaps Comic-Con 2016
New Series, TV Shows, Eisners, & More!

San Diego, CA (July 27, 2016) – This Comic-Con International was IDW Publishing’s most successful yet with high profile booth signings, in demand exclusives, and major announcements!

Each day’s announcements were bigger than the next and here’s your guide to what’s next from IDW that made a splash at the con:

Wynonna Earp Season 2 announced – The hit Syfy series was renewed for a second season based on the comic by Beau Smith and with showrunner Emily Andras returning to bring more Wynonna Earp adventures to the small screen.

Batman/TMNT Adventures + Star Trek/Green Lantern – IDW continues its successful crossovers with DC Comics with these exciting new series.

Star Trek: Boldly Go – Following the events of the new movie, a new Star Trek series will arrive in October with the current creative team of Mike Johnson and Tony Shasteen.

Post-RevolutionNew Transformers series Lost Light and Optimus Prime from James Roberts and John Barber were announced in addition to more details regarding the new direction and creative team for G.I. Joe from Aubrey Sitterson and Giannis Milonogiannis.

Saucer StatePaul Cornell and Ryan Kelly bring their Vertigo series Saucer Country back in the form of Saucer State coming in 2017.

Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition – The latest and greatest Artist’s Edition was announced as Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four which hits this December.

Jurassic World – A new Jurassic World series was teased on the IDW panel. More details to come!

The Misfits – A spin-off series of Jem and the Holograms, starring their popular rivals, is in the works with script by Jem writer Kelly Thompson and covers by Shouri.

It’s Alive! Imprint – IDW unveiled its newest imprint, It’s Alive!, from Drew Ford.

Insufferable – The next arc of Mark Waid and Peter Krause’s Insufferable hits this October.

Alex Toth’s Bravo For Adventure Artist’s Edition – News of another master’s Artist’s Edition was unveiled with this Alex Toth edition announced.

Yakuza Demon Killers – The next big horror series from IDW was unveiled with advanced preview pages Written by Amit Chauhan and illustrated by Eli Powell.


Eisner Awards – To top it all off, IDW Publishing walked away from the Eisners with three awards including Best Reality-Based Work for March Book Three which recognizes the entire team of Congressman John LewisAndrew Aydin, and Nate Powell, Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books for Walt Kelly’s Fairy Tales edited by Craig Yoe, and Best Coloring for Jordie Bellaire who won in part for her work on X-Files.


IDW Publishing would like to thank all its creators, fans, and the staff of Comic Con International for another amazing year and we look forward to doing it all again with you in 2017!
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About IDW
IDW Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: IDWM) is a fully integrated media company, which includes publishing, games, entertainment, and the San Diego Comic Art Gallery.

IDW Publishing’s comic book and graphic novel catalog includes some of the world’s most popular entertainment brands, including TransformersMy Little PonyStar TrekTeenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesGhostbusters, and Disney’s classic characters. At IDW’s core is its commitment to creator-owned comics including 30 Days of NightLocke & KeyWormwoodRagnarökV-Wars, and Archangel by bestselling sci-fi author William Gibson.

IDW Publishing is also home to the acclaimed and award-winning imprints; Top Shelf, The Library of American Comics, Yoe! Books, and Artist Editions, showcasing the greatest original art ever published in American comic books.

IDW Games’ diverse line-up includes the international phenomenon Machi Koro, as well as hit licensed games such as X-FilesBack to the FutureThe Godfather, and TMNT.

IDW Entertainment currently serves as the worldwide distributor of Wynonna Earp airing on the Syfy Channel in the U.S. and is producing BBC America’s Dirk Gently, based the best seller by Douglas Adams starring Elijah Wood and Sam Barnett, and Brooklyn Animal Control for USA Network.

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