IDW: True Blood, GI Joe & Transformers

IDW have released their latest batch of comics on the iPhone & iPad app. I’m not into True Blood, but I can see the attraction of another strong licence for IDW. IDW seem to be continuing with the GI JOE & Transformers licences in various guises which are good for encouraging people to try IDW as a brand.

It looks as if IDW are still sticking with their promise of fast digital releases after print – I wonder if we can get some stats on how that is working for them?

True Blood #2True Blood #2 - Coming out on Wednesday!

Alan Ball, David Tischman & Mariah Huehner (w) • David Messina (a) • Messina, J. Scott Campbell (c)

Trapped inside the mystically-sealed Merlotte’s by a soul-sucking spirit, psychic waitress and vampire girlfriend Sookie Stackhouse is forced to reveal her deepest, most shameful secret to save the lives of Bill and her friends. But will Sookie’s shame be enough to satisfy the spirit, and does her story hold a surprise clue to the true cause of her parent’s death? Our untold tale from the world of HBO’s hit vampire series TRUE BLOOD continues. Story by series creator Alan Ball and show writers Elizabeth Finch & Kate Barnow!

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

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FC • 32 pages • $3.99

You can now subscribe to the entire first story arc and get one issue free!

Find it in the free IDW Comics app!

G.I. Joe: Cobra #6

G.I. JOE: Cobra #6

Mike Costa, Christos N. Gage (w) Sergia Carrera, J.K. Woodward, Ben Templesmith, Antonio Fuso (a)

Arise, Serpentor… ARISE! In our last issue, you met the charismatic, fearsome, magnetic cult leader known as Serpentor. Now learn how he came to be what he is today… both the fantastic story his followers subscribe to, and the not-quite-as-godlike, yet no less terrifying, truth. The critically acclaimed series delivers its boldest, most shocking story yet!

G.I. JOE: RAH #156

G.I. JOE: Real American Hero #156

Larry Hama (w) Agustin Padilla, Rod Whigham (a)

The ‘80s live on in this all-new series that spins out of the Free Comic Book Day issue 155-1/2 and hearkens back to the beloved JOE comics from your childhood! Larry Hama returns to script Real American Hero even as COBRA wins the bid to provide internal security for a terrorist-beleaguered USA. First order of business: put out a secret assassination order on the disbanded G.I. Joes. SNAKE EYES isn’t taking it lying down and overreacts maybe just a tiny bit…

Find it in the free G.I. JOE Comics app!

Transformers: Nefarious #5

TRANSFORMERS: Nefarious #5

Simon Furman (w) Carlos Magno (a)

The full scope and scale of The Initiative’s grand plan—some eighty years in the making—is revealed, and the pooling of AUTOBOT and DECEPTICON forces may just be too little too late. Armed with his very own Allspark, Carter Newell has nothing less than total annihilation on his mind!

Find it in the free TRANSFORMERS Comics app!

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