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IDW Publishing Unveils San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Exclusives [UPDATE July 12]

IDW is local to San Diego – which means that Comic-Con is a home-grown convention for them, and as such, fans can always expect them to go all out. This year, IDW is rolling out their hottest exclusives that mash up some of your favorite pop culture icons from the 1980’s.

If you’re looking to purchase They Called Us Enemy, the George Takei graphic memoir, you can pre-order it now for pick-up at the convention. You can order it hardcover, or signed and numbered.

Here’s a look at this year’s offerings from Booth #2729:

[UPDATE July 12]

Wynonna Earp SDCC Exclusive Bandana – $10

Grab your six-shooter and watch out for Bobo Del Rey. This SDCC exclusive Wynonna Earp bandana will have you feeling like you’re walking the streets of Purgatory with all your fellow Earpers by your side.

Canto #1 Convention Variant – $10

Get your copy of Canto #1 with a new cover by series artist Drew Zucker! This sweet all-ages fable is inspired by The Wizard of Oz and Dante’s Inferno.
Part fantasy. Part adventure. All heart.

Star Trek Year Five #1 Hildebrandt Negative Convention Variant – $10

Explore the last year of the Star Trek Original Series’ “five-year mission” with this cool Greg Hildebrandt “negative art” rendition of his classic (and only) Star Trek painted cover! This first print variant is sure to please any Trek fan young or old!

Star Wars Adventures #23 Convention Variant – $10

Join Lando Calrissian and Chewbecca onboard the Millenium Falcon with this fun logo-free variant cover by artist Tony Fleecs!

TMNT #93 Kevin Eastman Convention Blue Line Variant – $10

Here’s your chance to own a copy of TMNT #93 with a blue line cover from TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman, featuring his original designs for the TMNT City At War hardcover from years before!

Godzilla Kingdom of Monsters TP Alex Ross Sketch Variant – $20

On the heels of the recent motion picture, pick up the Godzilla Kingdom of Monsters trade paperback, with a B&W sketch cover by legendary painter Alex Ross!

Locke & Key: Nailed It! Convention Variant – $5

They teased it earlier; now we know. Pick up the newest installment of the hit series by writer Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, which contains an original 10-page story plus tons of cool extras! This comic features a new cover by series artist Gabriel Rodriguez!

Locke & Key Nailed It! Virgin Convention Variant – $10

Pick up the newest installment of the hit series by writer Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, which contains an original 10-page story plus tons of cool extras! This comic features a limited edition virgin variant cardstock cover by series artist Gabriel Rodriguez!

GI Joe Real American Hero #264 Silent Master Variant Cover A – E – $25 each

Inspired by the various toy packaging art featuring Snake Eyes, this comic book features a virgin variant cover of one of five different Snake Eyes art pieces that will be available at IDW’s booth during the convention.

Star Trek vs. Transformers TP Animated Art Convention Variant – $20

Check out the complete crossover story that was 35 years in the making, as Kirk, Spock, and the entire crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise crosses paths with the explosive battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons! This convention variant trade paperback has an “animated cell art style” cover by artist Derek Charm.

Usagi Yojimbo #1 Launch Tour Exclusive Variant – $10

Celebrate the continued stories of beloved rabbit samurai Usagi Yojimbo as he starts a new series at IDW! This variant cover by legendary creator Stan Sakai is only available as part of the launch signing tour of this new title!

Star Pig #1 Spot Color Exclusive Convention Variant – $10

Blast off with New York Times best-selling writer Delilah Dawson (Star Wars, The Blud Series, Ladycastle) and artist Francesco Gaston as they take you on an adventure with Two Castaways, One Goal, and Zero in Common, in a 1980’s/1990’s pop culture infused universe! This spot color variant cover by Francesco Gaston captures the fun and adventure of this new series!

Wraith #7 NOS4A2 Photo Variant cover – $10

If you’re enjoying NOS4A2 on AMC or the prose book by Joe Hill, you’re sure to love this prequel comic book featuring a new photo variant cover of main actor Zachary Quinto from the AMC TV show!

Sonic: Tangle and Whisper #1 Convention Variant – $10

Two of Sonic’s newest friends, Tangle the Lemur and Whisper the Fox, are teaming up in this adventure, so grab this first issue with a new cover by series artist Evan Stanley!

Usagi Yojimbo & Ragnarok Jam Piece Lithograph – $20

Pick up this limited edition lithograph featuring a gorgeous jam double-sized image by Usagi Yojimbo creator Stan Sakai and Ragnarok creator Walter Simonson, colored by Laura Martin!

Ghostbusters 35th Anniversary Variant Set Bundle – $40

Load up on four different one-shot comic book tales of the various Ghostbusters teams, just in time for the 35th anniversary of the franchise! Dan Schoening drew all-new themed covers commemorating these stories from the original Ghostbusters, the Real Ghostbusters, the Answer the Call Ghostbusters, and the Extreme Ghostbusters! Get all four comics in one bundle!

TMNT 35th Anniversary Box Set BONUS Bundle – $50

Celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with this special bundle containing a shrinkwrapped 35th Anniversary Box Set of the original Mirage stories reprinted in magazine size, along with a few FREE extra Kevin Eastman variant covers of various Turtle titles!

Usagi Yojimbo & Ragnarok Two-Comic Variant Bundle – $20

Here’s your chance to own two limited edition variant comic books featuring a spectacular jam image of creators Stan Sakai and Walter Simonson drawing each others’ signature characters, all colored by Laura Martin! These two virgin comic books have color artwork on the front, and the inked version on the back! Grab them both and meet the creators during the show!

Wynonna Earp Deluxe Pack – $20

It’s not the Wynonna Earp we need. It’s not even the Wynonna Earp we deserve. But it’s the Wynonna Earp we get. Saddle up and get your black bag bundle of some rare photo variant and giveaway comic books featuring characters from the SyFy TV show, Wynonna Earp.

Transformers GI Joe Quintessial Collection Signed Limited Edition Hardcover – $40

This expansive hardcover contains the complete story of Transformers vs. G.I. Joe by visionary creator Tom Scioli! This special signed edition comes with a bound-in tip-in plate that’s SIGNED by Scioli and has a limited number of copies!

Care Bears #1 Convention Variant – $5

Unlock the magic with a copy of Care Bears #1 featuring a virgin Agnes Garbowska cover, based on the recent Boomerang network Care Bears show!

GI Joe Real American Hero Silent Master Ultimate Variant Bundle – $200

Here’s your chance to get ALL FIVE of the GI Joe Silent Master Variant covers, along with an ULTRA-RARE 6th Snake Eyes Radiation Bonus Variant cover that is ONLY available in this bundle! We are adding in four cool mystery GI Joe Variant comics to make this bundle the MUST HAVE set for the convention!

Zombicide TMNT Pack #1 – $25

It’s an outbreak of high-flying, Zombie-killing, ninja action as the TMNT invade CMON’s hit board game, Zombicide! Each of these SDCC exclusive packs contains four characters from TMNT done in the iconic Zombicide style! Pick up the Pack #1 exclusively at the IDW booth during the convention!

Locke & Key Logo and Emblem Pin Set – $20

From Skelton Studios comes this cool two-pack of pins featuring the Locke & Key emblem and the Locke & Key logo.

Transformers/Ghostbusters #1 Convention Variant – $10

Pick up this exclusive Transformers/Ghostbusters #1 variant cover with a TOP SECRET design to be unveiled at the convention! Prime gets Slimed as Ghostbusters and Transformers each celebrate their 35th anniversary, with this convention cover by Ghostbusters artist Dan Schoening.

Which exclusive will have you running to the IDW booth during SDCC? Let us know in the comments!


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