IDW Now Offers 40+ Graphic Novels on Apple’s iBookstore

IDW Publishing’s "Doctor Who" Collection

Now Available on the iBookstore


Media Release

IDW Publishing, a leader in digital comics, is proud to announce seven Doctor Who graphic novels are now available on the iBookstore. Including the Doctor Who graphic novels, IDW now offers over 40 graphic novels, including award-winning books and works by best selling prose authors on the iBookstore.

“IDW is very excited to be part of iBookstore, offering comics and graphic novels,” stated Jeff Webber, IDW’s director of ePublishing. “Graphic novels with complete storylines are perfect for casual comic readers or people new to comics. IDW Comics, TRANSFORMERS Comics and Doctor Who Comics are extremely popular with experienced comics readers and fans of those brands. The iBookstore is a great place for readers to discover creators and titles in a very accessible interface.”

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Dark Horse Graphic Novels Now Available on Nook by Barnes & Noble

Dark Horse Comics now on Nook Tablets


Press release

Just under a year after the launch of Dark Horse’s digital initiative, it is announced today that the company has expanded the number of platforms on which comics fans can access their favorite Dark Horse titles! After an incredibly successful first year of Dark Horse’s proprietary iOS app and digital storefront, Dark Horse is proud to partner with Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media, and educational products, to make a library of titles available on Barnes & Noble’s award-winning NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color™.

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THE JUDAS COIN by Walt Simonson Arrives in September 2012 from DC Comics

The Judas Coin By Walt Simonson Arrives in September!

The Judas Coin by Walt Simonson

In September 2012, DC Comics will be releasing an original 94 page hardcover graphic novel, The Judas Coin, written and illustrated by the legendary Walt Simonson.

The story features characters from all across the DC Universe and the cover that was released today is based on a featured showdown between Batman and Two-Face.

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COW BOY by Nate Cosby and Chris Eliopoulos Arrives in March 2012 From Archaia

Cow Boy: A Boy and His Horse Arrives this Spring!

Cow Boy: A Boy and His HorseCow Boy: A Boy and His Horse, the long awaited graphic novel by Nate Cosby and Chris Eliopoulos, will be available from Archaia Entertainment in March 2012 according to their press release.

The story centers around Boyd Linney, “a 10-year-old bounty hunter determined t’round up his entire outlaw family. He scours the Old West on a horse that ain’t his, armed with a stick-horse what packs a loud holler.” Chris and Nate have been teasing their followers with images from the book over the last few months, and from what I’ve seen, it looks fantastic! I’ll be sure to have my order placed well in advance.

There’s also been a lot of buzz about this book from around the web.

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Preview: Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland Hardcover Graphic Novel

Harvey Pekar’s Last Graphic Novel Ships in March 2012

Harvey Pekar's ClevelandIn March 2012, Zip Comics and Top Shelf Productions are co-publishing Harvey Pekar’s last graphic novel entitled Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland illustrated by Joseph Remnant.

Harvey Pekar (1939-2010) was an autobiographical comics pioneer and lifelong resident of Cleveland, Ohio. His critically acclaimed series, American Splendor, began in 1976 and spawned a film of the same name with Paul Giamatti as Pekar himself.

Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland is a 128 page black and white hardcover graphic novel  written by Harvey Pekar and illustrated by Joseph Remnant. It measures 9.3” x 7.3”  and includes an introduction by Alan Moore for $21.99 US. The book will be available in comics shops and bookstores in March 2012.

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Batman: Earth One by Geoff Johns & Gary Frank Finally Ships in 2012

BME1_HC_24Originally announced by DC Comics back in late 2009, Batman: Earth One by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank is finally being released in 2012! Earth One is an original hardcover graphic novel that retells the Batman legend in a contemporary setting.

Like Superman: Earth One by J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis that was released in 2010, changes some details of the origin and arrival of the Caped Crusader. Some of the changes being that Alfred doesn’t seem to be the frail butler of Bruce Wayne and Batman never left Gotham City in order to train his skills.

DC has also released a few unlettered pages from Batman: Earth One drawn by Gary Frank, which we have on display below.

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Vertigo Publishes Stieg Larsson’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo in 2012


DC Comics has acquired the worldwide rights to Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy novels consisting of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets’ Nest.

DC’s Vertigo imprint will be publishing all three stories in graphic novel format starting in 2012 and ending with the third part in 2014.

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