• IDW Pubwatch January 2020

    IDW Pubwatch January 20200

    Welcome to the January IDW Pubwatch! It’s the first IDW Pubwatch of the year and I couldn’t be more excited to share my finds with you. It’s been a busy month at IDW and I’ve got all the interesting news coming out of the publishing house as well as tons of IDW comic book reviews.

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  • IDW Pubwatch February 2019: Anniversaries for Everyone!

    IDW Pubwatch February 2019: Anniversaries for Everyone!0

    Welcome to February’s IDW Pubwatch! This month we saw the rollout of IDW’s 20/20 Anniversary event. Special issues of Jem and the Holograms, My Little Pony, Ghostbusters, Star Trek, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were released for the occasion. Some jumped ahead twenty years, others went back twenty years to an important moment in their

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  • IDW PUBWATCH: December 2018 and January 2019

    IDW PUBWATCH: December 2018 and January 20190

    Happy 2019 and welcome to the first IDW Pubwatch of the new year! I was one of the round one judges for the Graphic Novel category of the Cybils award, and now I get to catch up on everything IDW has been up to while I was reading for the Cybils. It was an incredible

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  • Trans Voices: A Sit Down with Transformers Lost Light’s Rachel Stevens

    Trans Voices: A Sit Down with Transformers Lost Light’s Rachel Stevens0

    It was a warm summer morning, and I had woken up with a burst of excitement when I remembered that issue #8 of James Robert’s Lost Light was at long last released. When I had read the cover, I saw a name I didn’t recognize credited as a story consultant: Rachel Stevens. I found that

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  • Robots, Knights and Magic: Q&A with Magdalene Visaggio

    Robots, Knights and Magic: Q&A with Magdalene Visaggio3

     For the past few years, IDW has been publishing comics set in what’s called the “Hasbroverse”, which consists of various Hasbro properties such as Transformers, G.I Joe, M.A.S.K, ROM and the Micronauts. The latest addition to this universe are the Visionaries, made up of two factions: the heroic Spectral Knights and the nefarious Darkling Lords.

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  • Hasbro vs DC: Dawn of Litigation

    Hasbro vs DC: Dawn of Litigation0

    At the tail end of last month, news broke that Hasbro was taking DC Comics to court over DC’s marketing of toys featuring a character named Bumblebee. This Bumblebee is distinct from the friendly Autobot everyone’s familiar with–she’s a Teen Titan, and definitely not a robot–but Hasbro has still taken the stance that the name

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