Dungeons & Dragons: Baldur’s Gate 100-Pager
(W) Jim Zub (A) Various (A/CA) Max Dunbar
In Shops: Nov 06, 2019
Join Minsc, Delina, Krydle, Shandie, and Boo the Miniature Giant Space Hamster on their original adventures in this oversized, value-priced, introductory issue! Dungeons & Dragons is more popular than ever-now is the perfect time to join the fun, and this is the perfect place to start!
Magic: The Gathering: Chandra #3
Vita Ayala (w) • Harvey Tolibao (a) • Siya Oum (c)
Tibalt’s attacks on Chandra get more personal—and closer to
home—as he thrives on her anguish. Meanwhile, Ajani tries to help her make
peace with the events of her past, but will Chandra’s outrage be enough to
overcome the devilish Planeswalker’s empathic onslaught?
Vita Ayala and Harvey Tolibao continue their exploration of one of Magic’s most popular—and powerful—characters, pushing her closer to the brink than ever before!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Dungeons & Dragons: A Darkened
B. Dave Walters (w) • Tess Fowler (a & c)
war threatens the Moonshae Isles, legendary heroes return to defeat the forces
of an unthinkable foe.
Enter Hoondarrh: the Red Rage of Mintarn; the Sleeping Wyrm of
Skadaurak; a Red dragon of legendary size, cunning, and strength. None shall
prevail against his might.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Game developer CMON’s highly-anticipated tabletop game (and Kickstarter darling) Starcadia Quest will come to comics beginning in August, courtesy of IDW Publishing. The first-ever expansion of the Starcadia universe, this three-issue miniseries welcomes James Roberts – the fan-favorite and critically acclaimed writer of Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye and Lost Light – to craft a wild new adventure for Starkid and his Freelance Adventuring Crew.
The comic is old-school science fiction with a modern twist mashing up classic space opera tropes with weird twists and turns. As it’s a game, the comic helps the world-building aspects of this world and setting.
Illustrated by Aurelio Mazzara and colored by David García Cruz, Starcadia Questtakes comic readers and game fans deep into the Frontier, where the toughest jobs in the galaxy are handled by Freelance Adventuring Crews. On his sixteenth birthday, the delivery boy known as Starkid sends out a call for the best recruits he can get… at his local Stardollars coffee shop. An action-packed and hilarious QWST begins!
The game and comic features solid character design, homages to science fiction movies and enemies, and acknowledges the stories and tropes that have come before. All of that and some laugh out-loud humor.
As a special bonus, each issue of Starcadia Quest will be jam-packed with additional pages’ worth of exclusive playable content, allowing readers to incorporate the issue’s story elements into their tabletop gameplay!
CLUE: Candlestick #1
Dash Shaw (w & a & c)
All of your favorite suspicious characters are back in this new
brain twister based on the timeless detective game. Ripe with puzzles, secrets,
and lies, in CLUE: CANDLESTICK
everyone’s a suspect! Cartoonist auteur Dash
Shaw unleashes his murderous imagination on the quirky, thrilling and
mysterious world of Clue!
FC • 36 pages • $4.99
IDW Publishing reunites the Dungeons & Dragons: Legends of Baldur’s Gate creative team of writer Jim Zub and artist Max Dunbar for an all-new adventure: Dungeons & Dragons: Infernal Tides! Debuting in November 2019, the five-issue miniseries delves into the mythology established in the highly-anticipated D&D adventure Baldur’s Gate: Descent into Avernus arriving on September 17.
In Infernal Tides, fan-favorite Minsc and his friends are caught in the middle of devil-tainted corruption that has taken hold of Baldur’s Gate. Unravelling the secret of its source will take the heroes to unexpected places and threaten the sanctity of their very souls. Even if they survive this perilous journey, there will be Hell to pay!
Infernal Tides, while an accommodating entry point for intrepid new readers, rewards longtime fans as the continuation of Jim Zub’s epic comic book storyline which began with Dungeons & Dragons: Legends of Baldur’s Gate and continued into Shadows of the Vampire, Frost Giant’s Fury, and Evil at Baldur’s Gate.
Dungeons & Dragons: Evil at Baldur’s Gate #4
Jim Zub (w) • Ramon Bachs (a) • Max Dunbar (c)
Nerys Kathon—Beyond Death
The Baldur’s Gate heroes return to the city at last, but their time adventuring in Ravenloft and the frozen northern reaches of the Realms has changed them. Each of them must face great trials ahead before they’ll be ready to embrace their destiny.
The beast within Nerys Kathon has lain dormant for weeks, but now its hunger must be satiated. Can the Baldur’s Gate heroes save their friend or is death the only answer for one of Kelemovor’s chosen?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones #4
writers: Crystal Frasier (Main), Erik Mona (backup)
artists: Tom Garcia (main), Diego Galindo (backup)
covers: Marco Santucci (A), Vincenzo Federici (B), Tom Mandrake (C)
Tom Mandrake (RI-B/W), Marco Santucci (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | $4.99 | Teen+
Trapped in a three-sided struggle between his fellow Pathfinders, an ancient wizard, and the agents of death itself, Valeros struggles to understand what his life has become and retain control of his own living body! The Spire of Bones story continues in this tale written by Pathfinder developer Crystal Frasier with art by Tom Garcia (Mercy Thompson, Pathfinder: Hollow Mountain).
Contains an ongoing Starfinder bonus story, a Pathfinder RPG rules appendix, and a bonus pull-out poster map!
Warhammer 40,000: Deathwatch #1
Writer: Aaron Dembski-Bowden
Artist: Tazio Bettin
Cover A: David Nakayama
Cover B: Orjan Svendsen
Cover C: Connor Magill
Publisher: Titan Comics
FC, 32pp, $3.99, On sale: May 9, 2018
Written by Black Library superstar Aaron Dembski-Bowden!
The best of the best and the most dangerous space marines from every chapter are called to the Deathwatch! They alone have the strength of mind and body to wield alien weapons and battle the enemy across the universe, manning the wall to defend humanity from the Xenos that would destroy them. When a tide of savage Orks sweeps across the galaxy, a Deathwatch squad is dispatched to stem the flow… Whatever the cost!
DID YOU EVER WANT TO BE DEADPOOL??? Now’s your chance! This weekly series is not JUST the most amazing comic book you’ve ever read…it’s also a role-playing adventure! YOU decide what choices Deadpool makes! YOU keep track of your scores issue by issue! YOU roll dice to combat various foes! Travel through Marvel history as Deadpool to meet Hulk in the swinging ’60s! To smell Man-Thing in the swampy ’70s! To be “seen” by Daredevil in the hard-boiled ’80s! And avoid the many BAD ENDINGS you could fall into…or suffer the consequences!
You Are Deadpool is written by Al Ewing, with art by Salva Espin, colors by Guru-eFX, lettering by VC’s Joe Sanino, a cover by Rahzzah, and variant cover by Ron Lim and Rachelle Rosenberg and another by Salva Espin and Guru-eFX. It comes to comic shops May 2nd, 2018.