San Diego Comic-Con is officially over and IDW Publishing made a ton of great announcements for the fans about their titles during the course of the show. With so much going on, it’s amazing how much IDW Publishing will be giving fans in the near future, and with those announcements will likely come some amazing titles from the publisher.
In a brand new prequel series to his hit novel NOS4A2, superstar Locke & Key writer Joe Hill will be releasing Wraith: Welcome To Christmasland. While there has been no concrete release date to speak of as of yet, there has been news that The Stuff Of Legend illustrator Charles Paul Wilson III will be providing the artwork for Hill, and Locke & Key partner Gabriel Rodriguez will be taking care of cover duties for the new story that will bring fans back to the life and story of Charlie Manx and his very strange life.
IDW also announced that Saturday Night Live star Taran Killam is teaming up with IDW Publishing to work on a new series called The Illegitimates. Working with co-writer Marc Andreyko and artist Kevin Sharpe, this spy series is sure to have its share of laughs, lust and more gadgets than ever before. With no release date announced just yet, this is still a wonderful spy story with a fun twist that will surely please fans of crime thrillers.
Darby Pop Publishing and IDW have announced a major partnership as well, with news coming out of San Diego Comic-Con about the agreement. The company, founded by David Wohl and Jeff Kline, will allow both publishing and distribution to work along with IDW on their stable of growing titles. All of the Darby Pop titles will be available in December of 2013, with more titles coming soon after that.
The biggest announcement of the convention was the announcement that the legendary Walter Simonson is releasing an incredible new series. Exploring more of the legendary Norse mythology that as made Simonson so well known, Ragnarok will bring back the legendary work that has made Simonson so well known and bring characters that were long forgotten back into the spotlight once again.
There were many more announcements from IDW Publishing, so please go check them out online!