IDW October Solicitations – BCP’s Top Picks!

IDW Publishing have just released their October 2015 solicitations, featuring some of the fantastic new titles previously announced at Comic Con International in San Diego. 

So, to help you guys out, we’ve hand-picked the very best of their upcoming releases, including a comic adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear And Loathing in Las Vegas, a re-release of a classic title from Kevin Eastman and Simon Bisley, and the eagerly-anticipated Back To The Future series!

Feast your eyes on the releases we’re most excited about below, and let us know whether any of these will be making it into your pull list come October.

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Back to the Future #1 (of 4)

Bob Gale, John Barber, Erik Burnham (writers) • Brent Schoonover, Dan Schoening (artist) • Schoening (cover)

“Untold Tales and Alternate Timelines,” part 1: BttF creator/screenwriter Bob Gale returns with all-new tales from the twisting and turning timeline that made Back to the Future a, well… TIMELESS pop-culture phenomenon! Take a trip back to 1985 and be there when Doc Brown and Marty McFly first meet, and then jump even farther back, to 1945, to witness Doc’s involvement in the super-secret Manhattan Project.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Hunter S. Thompson (writer) • Troy Little (adaptation, artist & cover)

In proud partnership with the Hunter S. Thompson Estate, Top Shelf Productions is pleased to announce Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, a delightfully bonkers graphic novel by Eisner-nominated artist Troy Little adapting Thompson’s seminal book of the same name. Join Thompson’s alter ego Raoul Duke on the mother of all Vegas benders, as he and his attorney Dr. Gonzo cover a motorcycle race, crash a drug-enforcement convention, and rack up obscenely large room-service bills, all while dosed to the gills on a truly spectacular assortment of mind-altering substances.

HC • FC • $24.99 • 176 pages • ISBN: 978-1-60309-375-0

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Fistful of Blood #1 (of 4)

Kevin Eastman (writer) • Simon Bisley (artist) • Eastman & Bisley (covers)

“She drifted into town with a few days to kill…” Re-releasing the crazed adventure from Kevin Eastman and Simon Bisley! Every issue of this special edition will feature artwork re-mastered by Kevin Eastman, all-new colors, and a plethora of sketches, process work and other bonus material, too!

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

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Star Trek #50—Five-Year Mission—SPOTLIGHT

Mike Johnson (writer) • Tony Shasteen (artist & cover)

Don’t miss this special anniversary issue that kicks off an epic new 3-part adventure! For the first time, the crew of the new movie franchise will meet its evil Mirror counterpart! It’s Enterprise vs. Enterprise, Federation vs. the Terran Empire, with the fate of two universes at stake!

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

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Ragnarök, Vol. 1: Last God Standing HC

Walter Simonson (writer & artist & cover)

Ragnarök…the Twilight of the Gods in Norse mythology…the destruction of the Nine Worlds. And now, three hundred years later, the birth of vengeance. Walter Simonson returns to comics in this stunning all-new series.

HC • 7” x 11” • 148 Pages • $24.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-068-1

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League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Nemo Trilogy Slipcase Edition—CERTIFIED COOL

Alan Moore (writer) • Kevin O’Neill (artist & cover)

With a classic two-fisted spirit of adventure, Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neill explore stunning new horizons of their League of Extraordinary Gentlemen universe with the bestselling Nemo trilogy! These spinoff graphic novels follow the terrifying pirate queen Janni Nemo in her confrontations with unearthly Antarctic horrors (Heart of Ice), mechanical metropolitan monstrosities (The Roses of Berlin), and depraved tropical tyrants (River of Ghosts). Now, these handsome hardcovers are joined in a magnificent slipcase gloriously illustrated by Kevin O’Neill.

HC W/Slipcase • FC • $39.99 • 168 pages • ISBN: 978-1-60309-381-1

The writer of this piece was: 576682_510764502303144_947146289_nCraig Neilson-Adams (aka Ceej)
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