Previews: IDW’s Infected, Battle Beasts, Secret Battles of Genghis Khan, and Transformers: Regeneration One
IDW has provided us with previews of their upcoming books Infected,
First up is Infected, Chad Minshew’s adaptation of Scott Sigler’s trilogy. Here’s what the solicitation says about the book.
A riveting adaptation of Book One of the New York Times best-selling horror trilogy by Scott Sigler! Chad Minshew brings to life the story of a mysterious disease that turns ordinary people into paranoid, raving murderers. Former all-pro linebacker Perry Dawsey awakens to find mysterious welts growing on his body. Soon after, strange voices start whispering, telling him to do horrible things he is infected. The disease wants something from Perry, something that could alter the fate of the human race.
Next up is Battle Beasts, a comic based on the toys from the 1980s by Bobby Curnow and Valerio Schiti. The first issue features a cover by Dan Brereton.
It’s just another average day for Bliss, an ignored linguist at the Department of Defense. However, when Bliss unlocks the secret translation of an ancient scroll, terror rains from the sky… in the form of the BATTLE BEASTS! Unstoppable creatures armed to the teeth, the Battle Beasts are determined to make Earth their own personal war zone. Nothing can stop their merciless carnage. Nothing except perhaps a gentle word from the one woman who can understand them-Bliss!
Daryl Gregory and Alan Robinson bring us a story of one of the greatest and most-feared military leaders in the Secret Battles of Genghis Khan HC.
Genghis Khan was one of the greatest military commanders and leaders in world history. He conquered lands from the Middle East to the Pacific Ocean in a life filled with one military victory after another until his death. This is the story of how a boy named Temujin became that man, the battles that solidified his fearsome reputation, and the enduring legend of his life. Written by Daryl Gregory with art by Alan Robinson.
Finally, a classic series returns with all-new stories in Transformers: Regeneration One by Simon Furman, Andrew Wildman, and Stephen Baskerville!
The TRANSFORMERS comic that began it all-is back. With a vengeance! 21 years have passed since CYBERTRON was restored to its former glory, and finally there is peace. But, after millions of years of bitter civil war, can all ever truly be one? In a conflict this primal, this epic and far-reaching… There are always Loose Ends!
And you can read the final issues of the original series in the Transformers: Regeneration One 100-page Spectacular.