IDW’s ongoing Star Trek comic has been following J.J. Abrams’ version of Captain Kirk and friends for a five-year mission of its own. But to celebrate the franchise’s 50th anniversary, a brand new series will not only finally return to Trek’s original universe, but chronicle new adventures from all of its various eras.
You might have noticed over the last few months that IDW has been picking up more Hasbro franchises to turn into comic books, as ROM, M.A.S.K., Micronauts, and more have joined the ranks of Transformers and G.I. Joe. But later this year, they’re all being mashed together into one universe. Just like the movies!
Bebop and Rocksteady have been stalwarts of IDW’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics—but they’ve never headlined their own book before. Until now, that is! The troublesome mutants are going to have all of time as their playground, and io9 has the first look at the first issue in the series.
Somewhere, in another version of the year 2016, America will have an awful president. His son the vice-president (terrible, right?) will go back in time and try to make it so that the USA is less of a smoking ruin than it already is.
William Gibson is one of the most iconic writers of science fiction around, and now he’s turning his hand to the world of comics for the very first time in a time-bending new IDW miniseries, Archangel. If a phrase like “William Gibson comic” is somehow not enough to sell you instantly, we’ve also got an exclusive look…
Tomorrow, May 7, is the happiest day of the year for comics fans: Free Comic Book Day, which is both a celebration of the hobby and a chance to read tons of new comics given away without paying a dime! While some are reprints, most contain awesome new material—and here’s our guide to the very best of this year’s…
It’s a good time for IDW and Hasbro. The Micronauts comic has just launched, Rom is on the way, there’s now a third revival happening between the two companies. Yes, the heroes-wearing-superpowered-masks-who-also-drive-transforming-vehicles series M.A.S.K. is driving into comic books as well.
Ah, summer. The perfect time to think about going outside, getting some sun, enjoying all nature has to offer—and then staying inside to read comics anyway. Happily, this summer’s titles will definitely keep you both occupied and entertained! Here’s io9's guide to all the fantastic new series coming out over the new…
We’ve known for a while that cult classic ROM: Spaceknight was being revived this year, now at IDW rather than Marvel. But now we’ve got the details on Rom’s return, straight from writers Chris Ryall and Christos Gage—as well as a gallery of awesome variant covers for the first issue, making their debut on io9!
It’s a time of celebration for IDW’s Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye as it hits its 50th issue this week, especially for James Roberts. The fan-turned-comic writer has transformed Megatron from the evil leader of the Decepticons to a ‘bot trying to atone for his past, which is about to catch up with him...…
If you were the sole human on a space station full of aliens, you’d probably get a discrete job to avoid standing out. Space sanitation. Maybe Space accounting. Unfortunately for Lilly, the star of IDW’s new series Satellite Falling, her job makes her the most infamous being in her solar system. Check out an five-page…
We’re living in a golden age of superheroic media—Marvel dominates the Hollywood blockbuster scene, while The Flash, Arrow, and Supergirl lead a ton of new comic book TV shows. And that leads to people writing off comics as just a source of raw material. But comics themselves are on a roll right now.
Sure the Micronauts toys were cool, but what made the franchise a classic was the Bill Mantlo/Michael Golden ‘80s Marvel Comics series. Several publishers since, including Marvel themselves, have planned a return to the Microverse but now IDW is taking on the series—and io9 has an exclusive look!
It’s the oldest rule in the crossover book: if two disparate heroes or groups of heroes are going to team up, it’s only after they tussle with each other first. The Batman/TMNT series has just had its own clash, and not only is it a great fight, it’s a perfect example of why this crossover has been a blast to read so…
2015 was a great year for comic books, and 2016 is shaping up to be just as exciting—and financially ruinous. Seriously, take a deep breath, look longingly at your wallet, and get ready to write up your pull list of some of 2016's coolest sounding comics.
If you saw the new comics coming your way next May for Free Comic Book Day 2016 earlier, you might have noticed someone familiar among the special issues: the classic sci-fi hero ROM. Because yes, the Spaceknight is back—but not at Marvel.
Free Comic Book Day is a most wonderful time for comic fans—I mean, after all, what can be more wonderful than free comics? Diamond has revealed some of the premier books that are coming for the special day next year, so you can start salivating right now instead of waiting for May.
Before Star Trek came to the BBC in 1969, British sci-fi fans were introduced to the crew of the Starship Enterprise in a series of weird and wonderful comic strips in the pages of TV21—a series of adventures rarely printed since, and never available to American audiences. That is, until now.
You know what, Spocks? I agree.