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IDW Announces SDCC 2014 Exclusives & Debuts

July 8th, 2014 by Marc Comments

There is something for everyone on this year’s IDW San Diego Comic Con International exclusives list! See below for the must-haves from IDW and download the ultimate IDW 2014 SDCC Exclusives Shopping Guide PDF  for full descriptions and cover images.

A few exclusives are available for pre-order from IDW’s webstore (http://shop.idwpublishing.com) beginning today, July 7. Fans that preorder will be able to pick up their books from the IDW booth, #2643. All exclusives will be available during show hours at the booth, see you there!

ARTIST’S EDITION EXCLUSIVES

Mike Mignola’s Hellboy: Artist’s Edition Variant HC

Mike Mignola is one of the preeminent comics creators of the past 25 years and Hellboy, his iconic creation, struck a meteoric chord with fans from the very start and has not abated in the 20 years since his debut. Featuring a variant cover from Mignola himself, only available at SDCC!

$125, Limited to 100 copies, 2 per person

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE

Dave Gibbon’s Watchmen: Artifact Edition Variant HC

Watchmen has been called the greatest graphic novel of all time. Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons created a story and graphic narrative unlike anything that preceded it, and revitalized the entire art form that followed. Featuring a variant cover from Dave Gibbons, who’ll be signing all 5 days of the Con at the IDW booth!

$100, Limited to 225 copies, 2 per person

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE

Walter Simonson’s Thor: Artist Edition Variant HC (2nd Printing)

IDW, in cooperation with MARVEL Comics, proudly presents Walter Simonson’s The Mighty Thor: Artist’s Edition, collecting seven complete issues of Simonson’s transcendent run on The Mighty Thor, including the groundbreaking first arc that introduced Beta Ray Bill. Featuring a variant cover by the Mighty Walter Simonson!

$100, Limited to 125 copies, 2 per person

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE

Also, look for the show debut of the Steranko Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Artist’s Edition HC! And watch for Mike Mignola, Dave Gibbons, Walter Simonson, and Jim Steranko ALL signing in the IDW booth!

 

GODS, MONSTERS, AND ROBOTS! (Oh My!)

Ragnarok #1 Variant

With a matte cover and spot-varnish treatment of Walter Simonson’s menacing Thor sketch, this convention exclusive will not last long!

$10, Limited to 400 copies, 5 per person

Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft #1 B&W Variant

Relive the acclaimed series’ frightful beginning in black & white for the first time! Gabriel Rodriguez’s original line work is on full display in this very special convention exclusive!

$10, Limited to 900 copies, 5 per person

Locke & Key: The Covers of Gabriel Rodriguez Variant HC

This convention exclusive displays an original blue-line pencils and inks cover by Gabriel Rodriguez for the show debut of this Locke & Key covers collection!

$40, Limited to 100 copies, 2 per person

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE

Wraith: Welcome to Christmasland Variant HC

This special convention variant features a bloody exclusive cover by Locke & Key co-creator and artist, Gabriel Rodriguez for Joe Hill’s original new comic miniseries hardcover collection.

$40, Limited to 100 copies, 2 per person

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE

Monster Motors Variant Edition

Ghostbusters artist Dan Schoening provides a convention exclusive cover celebrating the madness that is Comic-Con for Brian Lynch’s newest IDW project!

$10, Limited to 200 copies, 5 per person

Winterworld #1 Variant

All-new stories based on the Chuck Dixon/Jorge Zaffino classic with Dixon returning to script and Butch Guice doing some of the best work of his illustrious artistic career. Convention exclusive cover featuring Wynn, by Will Rosado!

$5, Limited to 200 copies, 5 per person

Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #1 Variant

There will be two convention exclusive covers to collect for the premiere issue of this jaw-dropping new series:

– Line art cover by none other than Rob Liefeld – $5, Limited to 200 copies, 5 per person

– Full-color wrap around cover by series artist and co-writer, Tom Scioli -$5, Limited to 400 copies, 5 per person

Also, watch out for the blank sketch edition of Transformers vs. G.I. JOE #1, as well as the three variant covers on sale with Diamond Comic Distributors!

GI Joe: Silent Interlude Variant HC

The convention exclusive of G.I. JOE #21 remastered from the original art and lovingly recolored with Larry Hama’s original layouts and Steve Leialoha’s finishes featuring a homage cover to the famous issue by superstar artist, Ashley Wood.

$40, Limited to 100 copies, 2 per person

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE

Metal Gear Solid Deluxe Variant HC

Get your convention exclusive copy, with front and back cover artwork by Ashley Wood, of this oversized collection of the entire series from celebrated artists Ashley Wood and Rufus Dayglo,

$75, Limited to 100 copies, 2 per person

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE

 

FOR SHELL HEADS (AKA TMNT FANS)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 30th Anniversary Special Variant

Don’t miss out on the special convention exclusive cover by The Manhattan Projects artist, Nick Pitarra for this spectacular anthology of all-new tales from the comic creators who have most influenced the Turtles over the decades!

$10, Limited to 300 copies, 5 per person

A Blank Sketch Cover also available!

$10, Limited to 900 copies, 5 per person

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Original (Mirage) #1 Reissue

This special convention exclusive issue re-presents the very first debut issue, from 1984, with co-creator Kevin Eastman’s original coloring with cover options:

– Pencils by Eastman, Inks by TMNT co-creator Peter Laird – $10, Limited to 900 copies, 5 per person

– Pencils by Eastman, signed by Kevin himself! – $25, Limited to 200 copies, 5 per person

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Collection Variant HC Vol. 5

This black & white convention exclusive cover by Kevin Eastman matches the four previous volumes that have all had the same treatment as convention exclusives.

$50, Limited to 200 copies, 2 per person

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE

FOR KIDS OF EVERY AGE

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #21 Exclusive Pony Pack Edition

Featuring an 8 page story unavailable ANYWHERE ELSE! The villainous Mane-iac takes over the cover to this convention exclusive that comes complete with your first look inside the My Little Pony Annual 2014, featuring the debut of the super-heroic Pony Pack!

$10, Limited to 500 copies, 5 per person

Angry Birds Comics #1 Variant

Cosplaying piggies grace this convention exclusive cover by Jon Sommariva for the world’s most popular mobile game franchise comic book debut! Featuring fun-filled, action packed stories from Eisner-nominee Jeff Parker and Eisner Award-winner Paul Tobin, this is a must-get book!

$5, Limited to 300 copies, 5 per person

A Blank Sketch Cover also available!

$10, Limited to 500 copies, 5 per person

Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War! #1 Variant

The San Diego Convention Center is invaded by characters from across the Cartoon Network universe in this convention exclusive variant cover by series artist, Derek Charm!

$5, Limited to 300 copies, 5 per person

A Blank Sketch Cover also available!

$10, Limited to 400 copies, 5 per person

Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War!: Johnny Bravo One-Shot Variant

Grab this convention exclusive cover by the creator of Johnny Bravo, Van Partible, for the first of five one-shots tying directly into the Super Secret Crisis War!

$5, Limited to 200 copies, 5 per person

Skylanders #0

The comic debut of Skylanders! Unavailable anywhere else!! This Zero Issue focuses on all your fan-favorite characters and featuring a prequel story tying directly into the new Skylanders Trap Team videogame. The convention exclusive cover by Fico Ossio and David Garcia Cruz features Spyro, Stealth Elf, and Trigger Happy.

$5, Limited to 700 copies, 5 per person

A TOY & A KEY (COLLECTIBLES)

Paschaborg 001 (3A Toy)

From Count Kriegstein’s imagination straight to your hearts is PASCHABORG 001! Exclusively available through IDW Publishing, PASCHABORG 001 is Ashley Wood’s 2014 San Diego Comic-Con offering. We suggest you pre-order yours now because she won’t last long!

$150, Limited to 100 pieces, 1 per person

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE

Locke & Key: Alpha Key

The highly sought after keys made by Skelton Crew Studios, modeled after Gabriel Rodriguez’s designs in Locke & Key, return to the IDW Booth at San Diego Comic-Con with the specially plated edition of the Alpha Key.

$25, Limited to 100 pieces, 1 per person

Look for more news soon from IDW on San Diego Comic-Con International! You won’t believe the list of creators we’ve got coming. Here’s a hint, a whole bunch of them have books on this list!

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

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