Disney & Star Wars IDW Publishing January 2018 Solicitations

IDW Publishing have released their solicitations for new comics for January 2018 and there are plenty of new comics to choose from including Star Wars Adventures, Ducktales, Tangled plus original characters like Mickey Mouse.

Here are the details:

Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny—Princess Leia—Cover A: Elsa Charretier—GEM OF THE MONTH

Elsa Charretier & Pierrick Colinet (w) • Elsa Charretier (a & c)

The Star Wars Forces of Destiny initiative celebrates the inspiring stories of iconic heroes from a galaxy far, far away….

Star Wars Adventures has joined the festivities with an exciting weekly series of comic books that explores all corners of the Star Wars universe, showing how choices both big and small ultimately shape the destinies of beloved characters, such as Princess Leia, Rey, Padme, Ahsoka, and Hera along with your soon-to-be favorites from The Last Jedi, Rose and Paige!

Fans will be excited to discover these stories told by talent from across Star Wars novels, comics and animation, including Delilah S. Dawson, Elsa Charretier, Beth Revis, Jody Houser, and Devin Grayson!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny— Princess Leia—Cover B: Elsa Charretier—GEM OF THE MONTH

Elsa Charretier & Pierrick Colinet (w) • Elsa Charretier (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

· Each issue has a variant cover by Elsa Charretier! Collect all five!

· Featuring your favorite classic Star Wars characters and a couple of brand new

favorites!

· Ask your retailer about the animation cell variant covers!

· Variant cover by Annie Wu!
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Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny—Rey—Cover A: Arianna Florean—GEM OF THE MONTH

Jody Houser (w) • Arianna Florean (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny—Rey—Cover B: Elsa Charretier—GEM OF THE MONTH

Jody Houser (w) • Arianna Florean (a) • Elsa Charretier (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny—Hera—Cover A: Eva Widermann—GEM OF THE MONTH

Devin Grayson (w) • Eva Widermann (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny—Hera—Cover B: Elsa Charretier—GEM OF THE MONTH

Devin Grayson (w) • Eva Widermann (a) • Elsa Charretier (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

 

Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny—Ahsoka & Padme—Cover A: Valentina Pinto—GEM OF THE MONTH

Beth Revis (w) • Valentina Pinto (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny—Ahsoka & Padme—Cover B: Elsa Charretier—GEM OF THE MONTH

Beth Revis (w) • Valentina Pinto (a) • Elsa Charretier (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny—Rose & Paige—Cover A: Nicoletta Baldari—GEM OF THE MONTH

Delilah S. Dawson (w) • Nicoletta Baldari (a & c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny—Rose & Paige—Cover B: Elsa Charretier—GEM OF THE MONTH

Delilah S. Dawson (w) • Nicoletta Baldari (a) • Elsa Charretier (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Wars Adventures #6—Cover A: Derek Charm

Delilah S. Dawson (w) • Derek Charm (a & c)

The biggest new character from The Last Jedi, Rose Tico, makes her Star Wars Adventures debut in this special one-shot story! Rose prefers to solve problems from behind the scenes, but the threat of the First Order has put her front and center…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Wars Adventures #6—Cover B: Tim Levins

Delilah S. Dawson (w) • Derek Charm (a) • Tim Levins (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

· Featuring the big new character from The Last Jedi, Rose Tico!

· Plus an exciting new Tales from Wild Space!

· Variant cover by Chad Thomas!

Star Wars Adventures, Vol. 2 : Unexpected Detour

Landry Q. Walker, Alan Tudyk, Shannon Denton, Delilah S. Dawson, Ben Blacker, Ben Acker (w) • Eric Jones, Arianna Florean, Annie Wu (a) • Nathan Greno (c)

Travel to a galaxy far, far away in this collection of Star Wars comic book tales! FN2187 turns a bad day and troublesome pest into praise from Captain Phasma. Luke and Leia undertake a high-stakes, two-part undercover mission on Tibrin with explosive results. Plus more stories with K2SO, Cassian, Emil, CR-8R, and the rebels vs. the Empire expand the world of Star Wars into new territory for a new generation of fans. Collects Issues #3–5.

TPB • FC • $9.99 • 80 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-169-4

Bullet points:

· Advance solicited for February release!

· Wars: The Last Jedi, premieres in December 2017!

· Star Wars Adventures is the only Star Wars comic geared toward younger readers.

 

Tangled #1 (of 3)—Cover A: Diogo Saito—SPOTLIGHT

Scott Peterson (w) • Roberto Di Salvo, Rosa La Barbera (a) • Diogo Saito (c)

Further adventures inspired by the Disney Channel series! Join Rapunzel, along with her boyfriend Eugene and best friend Cassandra, in these adventures that take place after the events of the hit Tangled film!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Tangled #1 (of 3)—Cover B: FUNKO: Julie Godwin—SPOTLIGHT

Scott Peterson (w) • Roberto Di Salvo, Rosa La Barbera(a) • Julie Godwin (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

· Part of IDW’s Funko Cover Month!

· 24 pages of story!

· Variant cover by Nilah Magruder!

Walt Disney Showcase #1: Donald Duck—Cover A: Andrea Freccero—SPOTLIGHT

Rudy Salvagnini, Jonathan H. Gray (w) • Lara Molinari (a) • Andrea Freccero (c)

The Bad News Bruise Cruise!” We know Donald’s proud of his sailor suit—but can he singlehandedly sail a luxury liner full of billionaires across the ocean? And if not… why is Uncle Scrooge demanding that he try?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Walt Disney Showcase #1: Donald Duck—Cover B: Alessio Coppola—SPOTLIGHT

Rudy Salvagnini, Jonathan H. Gray (w) • Lara Molinari (a) • Alessio Coppola (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

· It’s an awesome new Disney title—featuring extra-wild adventures and outrageous guest stars!

· This time Donald’s cantankerous cousins, Gladstone and Fethry, bring more trouble than one duck can stand!

· Variant cover by Marco Mazzarello!

DuckTales #5— Cover A: Marco Ghiglione

Joe Caramagna, Joey Cavalieri (w) • Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Gianfranco Florio, Roberto Zanotta, Giuseppe Fontana, & Various (a) • Marco Ghiglione (c)

Uncle Scrooge seeks a fountain of youth, but when he discovers it isn’t quite what he bargained for, it’s up to Donald, Huey, Dewey and Louie to turn him back into his old self! And when Launchpad (Shockingly!) makes a mistake while flying, the next candidate to be Scrooge’s pilot is… Dewey?!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

DuckTales #5— Cover B: Marco Ghiglione

Joe Caramagna, Joey Cavalieri (w) • Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi, Gianfranco Florio, Roberto Zanotta, Giuseppe Fontana, & Various (a) • Marco Ghiglione (c)

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Uncle Scrooge #34—Cover A: Marco Mazarello

Vito Stabile, Joe Torcivia, Daan Jippes (w) • Alessandro Perina, Daan Jippes (a) • Marco Mazarello (c)

The Wonderful Wishing Crown!” It’s an all-new, epic-length adventure for Scrooge McDuck’s big 70th anniversary! When a bewitched treasure strands Scrooge with fiendish pirates and a long-lost member of the Clan McDuck—who gets to walk the plank first?

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

Uncle Scrooge #34—Cover B: Carl Barks

Vito Stabile, Joe Torcivia, Daan Jippes (w) • Alessandro Perina, Daan Jippes (a) • Carl Barks (c)

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

· Continues this beloved series’ legacy numbering at #438!

· Dive into an extra-length birthday issue featuring fan favorite creators Alessandro Perina (“Scrooge’s Last Adventure”) and Daan Jippes!

· Variant cover by Jonathan Gray!

Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #741—Cover A: Walt Kelly

Andrea “Casty” Castellan, Jonathan H. Gray, John Lustig (w) • Andrea “Casty” Castellan, Daan Jippes (a) • Walt Kelly (c)

The Fire Eye of Atlantis,” Part 1 of 2! Mickey Mouse, Goofy and Eurasia Toft are back in action—hot on the trail of an uncharted world, but finding trouble with a strange wise-woman and the megalomaniacal Horde of the Violet Hare!

FC • 48 pages • $5.99

Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #741—Cover B: Funko: Ryan Frost

Andrea “Casty” Castellan, Jonathan H. Gray, John Lustig (w) • Andrea “Casty” Castellan, Daan Jippes (a) • Ryan Frost (c)

FC • 48 pages • $5.99

Bullet points:

· Superstar Mickey writer/artist Andrea “Casty” Castellan is back with a wild new adventure—and more of unstoppable Eurasia Toft!

Donald Duck: Nest of the Demonbirds

Lars Jensen, Flemming Andersen, David Gerstein, Dick Matena, Thad Komorowski (w & a) • Massimo Fecchi & Fernando Güell (c)

A feature-length Donald Duck tale with the Tamers of Nonhuman Threats, Duckburg’s top-secret paranormalist patrol. A must-read for Disney and sci-fi fans!

Ducks in space! Donald Duck rejoins the Tamers of Nonhuman Threats—and ends up trapped on an alien planet, beak-to-beak with feathered freaks! This epic two-part adventure, collected from Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #739–740, showcases Disney Comics sci-fi masters Lars Jensen and Flemming Andersen at their interstellar best!

TPB • FC • $12.99 • 96 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-133-5

Bullet points:

· Advance solicited for February release!

· Includes world-renowned writers and artists, many of whose stories are being published in the U.S. for the first time.

· A paranormal, supernatural, sci-fi Donald Duck adventure!

Walt Disney’s Treasury of Classic Tales, Vol. 3

Frank Reilly (w) • Jesse Marsh (a) • Various (c)
After over 50 years, the complete newspaper strips are collected for the first time! This volume contains 101 Dalmations and other favorite Disney features. From the Disney vaults–fourteen more never-before reprinted Sunday comics adaptations of popular Disney animated and live-action features from the late 1950s and early 1960s… including Swiss Family Robinson, Kidnapped, The Parent Trap, Toby Tyler, Darby O’Gill and the Little People, In Search of the Castaways, and Babes in Toyland!
HC • FC • $49.99 • 220 pages • 12” x 8.5” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-189-2

Bullet points:
· Advance solicited for March release!
· “This series is just another example of the ability of The Library Of American Comics to discover lost and forgotten comics many of us never knew existed, restore them, and collect them into a high-quality hardcover. This is a great book that captures a bit of that Disney magic we all know and love.”—Rich Clabaugh, Christian Science Monitor

Offered Again!
Walt Disney’s Treasury of Classic Tales, Vol. 1 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-718-5
Walt Disney’s Treasury of Classic Tales, Vol. 2 • FC • $49.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-908-0

Other titles include:

The Best of Rocketeer Adventures: Funko Edition
Kurt Busiek, John Cassaday, Lowell Francis, Stan Sakai, Mark Waid (w) • John Cassaday, Gene Ha, Michael Kaluta, Stan Sakai, Chris Weston (a) • Mike Martin (c)

Presenting five of the best stories from the Rocketeer Adventures series, each a self-contained mini-masterpiece! Some of the finest creators in comics came together to pay tribute to Dave Stevens’ iconic pulp-inspired hero, and the results were amazing—and to top it off, this encore presentation of these stories—40 pages of them—is bargain-priced at $4.99! Featuring a fantastically fun Funko cover of The Rocketeer!

FC • 48 pages • $4.99

Bullet points:
· Great for Rocketeer fans old and new!
· Part of IDW’s Funko Cover Month!

 

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