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IDW Publishing Recaps Comic-Con 2016

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New Series, TV Shows, Eisners, & More!

This Comic-Con International was IDW Publishing’s most successful yet with high profile booth signings, in demand exclusives, and major announcements!

Each day’s announcements were bigger than the next and here’s your guide to what’s next from IDW that made a splash at the con:

Wynonna Earp Season 2 announced

The hit Syfy series was renewed for a second season based on the comic by Beau Smith and with showrunner Emily Andras returning to bring more Wynonna Earp adventures to the small screen.

Batman/TMNT Adventures + Star Trek/Green Lantern

IDW continues its successful crossovers with DC Comics with these exciting new series.

Star Trek: Boldly Go

Following the events of the new movie, a new Star Trek series will arrive in October with the current creative team of Mike Johnson and Tony Shasteen.

Post-RevolutionNew Transformers series

Lost Light and Optimus Prime from James Roberts and John Barber were announced in addition to more details regarding the new direction and creative team for G.I. Joe from Aubrey Sitterson and Giannis Milonogiannis.

Saucer State

Paul Cornell and Ryan Kelly bring their Vertigo series Saucer Country back in the form of Saucer State coming in 2017.

Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition

The latest and greatest Artist’s Edition was announced as Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four which hits this December.

Jurassic World

A new Jurassic World series was teased on the IDW panel. More details to come!

The Misfits

A spin-off series of Jem and the Holograms, starring their popular rivals, is in the works with script by Jem writer Kelly Thompson and covers by Shouri.

It’s Alive! Imprint

IDW unveiled its newest imprint, It’s Alive!, from Drew Ford.

Insufferable

The next arc of Mark Waid and Peter Krause’s Insufferable hits this October.

Alex Toth’s Bravo For Adventure Artist’s Edition

News of another master’s Artist’s Edition was unveiled with this Alex Toth edition announced.

Yakuza Demon Killers

The next big horror series from IDW was unveiled with advanced preview pages Written by Amit Chauhan and illustrated by Eli Powell.

 

Eisner Awards

To top it all off, IDW Publishing walked away from the Eisners with three awards including Best Reality-Based Work for March Book Three which recognizes the entire team of Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell, Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books for Walt Kelly’s Fairy Tales edited by Craig Yoe, and Best Coloring for Jordie Bellaire who won in part for her work on X-Files.

IDW Publishing would like to thank all its creators, fans, and the staff of Comic Con International for another amazing year and we look forward to doing it all again with you in 2017![/fourcol_three] [fourcol_one_last]

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Syfy Renews Wynonna Earp from SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment

Season Two Picked Up For 10 One-Hour Episodes

SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment, a subsidiary of IDW Media Holdings (OTC PINK: IDWM), today announced that Syfy has renewed Wynonna Earp for a second season. The announcement came during the Wynonna Earp panel at Comic Con International in San Diego where the full cast appeared as guests. The freshman series scored big with both critics and fans, becoming a hit on social media, spawning hashtags, and trending weekly with each new episode. It recently nabbed the E! News TV Scoop Award for Best New Series of 2016.

Developed by Showrunner and Executive Producer Emily Andras, the series stars Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon, Dominique Provost-Chalkley, and is based on the IDW Publishing comic book series created by Beau Smith.

“In just one season, Wynonna Earp has struck a chord with the fans,” said IDW Entertainment President David Ozer. “We look forward to continuing this epic journey.”

“I’m absolutely thrilled we have the opportunity to deliver more of our witty, female-led, kickass, diverse supernatural series to our passionate fan base around the world,” said Emily Andras.

“The strong female characters in this series have turned viewers into passionate fans,” said SEVEN24 Films’ Jordy Randall. “We can’t wait to see our amazing cast back in the roles that Emily has crafted for them.”

SEVEN24’s Jordy Randall and Tom Cox, IDW’s Ted Adams and David Ozer, Banditos Yanquis’ Todd Berger, and Circle of Confusion’s Rick Jacobs will all serve as Executive Producers.

Season two is set to air on Syfy in 2017.

Emily Andras is represented by Jeff Alpern of The Alpern Group, Melanie Scrofano is represented by David Ritchie of Ambition Talent, Shamier Anderson is represented by Douglas Patterson of Patterson Talent Management, Tim Rozon is represented by Paul Hemrend at Edna Talent Management, and Dominique Provost-Chalkley is represented by David Ritchie of Ambition Talent and Meg Mortimer of Authentic Management.

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IDW MEDIA HOLDINGS CLOSES PRIVATE PLACEMENT TO EXISTING STOCKHOLDERS

IDW Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: IDWM), is pleased to announce that it closed the previously announced non-brokered private placement pursuant to which the Company issued to certain existing stockholders 190,597 shares of its Class B common stock (the “Shares”) at a price of $21.38 per share for a total of approximately $4.1 million raised (the “Offering”).

The proceeds from the Offering will be used by the Company to finance the Company’s IDW Entertainment division, and for general working capital purposes.

The Shares are subject to a contractual restriction on transfer for six months following the closing of the Offering.

All statements above that are not purely about historical facts, including, but not limited to, those in which we use the words “believe,” “anticipate,” “expect,” “plan,” “intend,” “estimate,” “target” and similar expressions, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. While these forward-looking statements represent our current judgment of what may happen in the future, actual results may differ materially from the results expressed or implied by these statements due to numerous important factors. Our filings with the SEC provide detailed information on such statements and risks, and should be consulted along with this release. To the extent permitted under applicable law, we assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

About IDW Media Holdings
IDW Media Holdings (OTC: IDWM) is a fully integrated media company, which includes the award-winning IDW Publishing, IDW Games, IDW Entertainment, Top Shelf Productions, the San Diego Comic Art Gallery, and CTM Media Group Inc. a subsidiary of IDW Media Holdings (OTC:IDWM, OTCBB:IDWM, OTCPK:IDWM). CTM Media Group Inc. is one of North America’s largest distributors of tourism information. Distributing over 100 million brochures last year, CTM’s comprehensive visitor out of home marketing network includes over 14,000 brochure information displays and 400 award-winning touch screen kiosks.

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