LOS ANGELES and SAN DIEGO, CA / December 14, 2020 / IDW Media Holdings, Inc., (OTC PINK:IDWM), an integrated multi-media company, provided the following news round-up including links to several of its holiday season bestsellers:
IDW and Toho International, Inc. Sign Multi-Year Godzilla Publishing & Gaming Licensing Deal
IDW Publishing and Toho International announced a multi-year publishing program that will bring the monsters from the Godzilla live action films to a wide selection of publications and merchandise. Beginning in spring 2021, Godzilla, Rodan, Mothra, King Ghidorah, and dozens more will city-stomp their way across IDW’s line of comic books, graphic novels, trade collections, art books, coloring books, journals, tabletop games, and puzzles. The agreement reflects IDW’s mission to expand the most beloved story worlds across all mediums, appealing to a comprehensive range of audiences.
IDW Introduces Locke & Key / The Sandman Universe Crossover Prequel
Joe Hill and Gabe Rodríguez’s highly-anticipated collaboration with Neil Gaiman, co-creator of The Sandman, launches with IDW and DC Comics’ Locke & Key / The Sandman Universe: Hell & Gone #0. This special issue reintroduces readers to pivotal characters from the Locke & Key and The Sandman continuities, including Chamberlin Locke, the family patriarch whose Moon Key sets events in motion that he cannot possibly fathom! What other secrets lurk in Keyhouse… and what strange new world will be unlocked?
Outsized Demand for TMNT: The Last Ronin, Eastman and Laird’s Tale of a Dystopian TMNT Future, Drives the Largest Comic Book Reprint in IDW’s Publishing History
The debut issue of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin, based on an unpublished 1987 story concept by TMNT co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, sold out immediately after hitting the stands on October 28th. Surging pre-orders prompted a whopping 50,000-unit new print run featuring a re-colored cover by Eastman, Esau Escorza, and Isaac Escorza – the largest such run in IDW’s history. The epic TMNT tale takes place in a future New York City far different from the one we know today, where a lone surviving Turtle goes on a seemingly hopeless mission to obtain justice for his fallen family and friends.
IDW Celebrates Native American Heritage Month with Publication of Redbone: The True Story of a Native American Rock Band
The intriguing history of high-flying rock pioneers Redbone is beautifully presented in IDW‘s powerful graphic novel, Redbone: The True Story of a Native American Rock Band. Created in cooperation with Redbone founder Pat Vegas, authors Christian Staebler and Sonia Paoloni and artist Thibault Balahy recount the fabulous story of the creation of the first rock ‘n’ roll band made up of all Native Americans. Part biography and part research journalism, Redbone tells a vivid story about this neglected but important chapter of American history. IDW Publishing has also released Redbone in Spanish for distribution throughout North America.
Coffee-Table Books to Give (and Get) This Season by Lauren Christensen. The New York Times. "In 200 pages of comic book stills that will bring the reader immediately back to 1998, Pearl Jam: Art of Do the Evolution (IDW Publishing, $39.99) revisits the making of the rock band’s seminal animated music video, as related by one of its producers, Joe Pearson."
49 Celebrity Christmas Gift Ideas That Will Be Perfect Under Your Tree by David Moye in HuffPost "You might not know the name Pat Vegas, but you surely know the hit song recorded by his band Redbone: "Come And Get Your Love." The song is still heard regularly, but the band’s story as America’s first big Native American rock group hasn’t been as heralded. That tragedy has been rectified with this graphic novel about the group’s history.
Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures will venture back hundreds of years before the ‘Skywalker Saga’ by George Marston. MSN.
Godzilla Publishing Deal Set Between IDW and Toho by Graeme McMillan. The Hollywood Reporter.
Cineflix Rights takes Coroner and Wynonna Earp to Brazil. Cineflix Rights Press Release.
IDW Publishing Launches Nationwide Coloring Contest by Kelvin Childs. CBR "IDW is hosting a coloring contest to celebrate its partnership with The Smithsonian, which created a dinosaur and an airplane-themed coloring book."
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