Infestation 2 #02 (IDW)



Here’s the info. on the variants for Infestation 2 #2 from IDW.  Available on April 11, 2012.  Conclusion to the 2012 Infestation 2 event.  NOTE: no TMNT in this issue with exception of the appearance on the Alex Garner Cover A. 

The TMNT will have involvement in Infestation 2 #1 and #2 and Infestation 2 TMNT #1 and #2.

  1. Cover A (Alex Garner) – regular cover
  2. Cover RI (Livio Ramondelli) – 10 copy Retailer Incentive (i.e., shops that order 10 copies of Cover A get this one free)

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Infestation 2 TMNT #02 (IDW)



Here’s the info. on the variants for Infestation 2 TMNT #2 from IDW.  Available on March 21, 2012.

  1. Cover A (Menton J. Matthews III; a.k.a. menton3) – regular cover
  2. Cover RI (Mark Torres) – 10 copy Retailer Incentive “Tentacle Attack” interconnected – connects every Infestation 2 tie-in book (i.e., shops that order 10 copies of Cover A get this one free)

Infestation 2 TMNT #01 (IDW)



Here’s the info. on the variants for Infestation 2 TMNT #1 from IDW.  Available on March 7, 2012.

  1. Cover A (Menton J. Matthews III; a.k.a. menton3) – regular cover shipped in a 4:1 ratio (A:B) in a single order (i.e., if shops order only 1 copy they get Cover A; if they order 4 copies of Cover A they can then purchase one copy of Cover B)
  2. Cover B (Livio Ramondelli) – regular cover shipped in a 4:1 ratio (A:B) in a single order (i.e., shops must order 4 copies of Cover A in order to purchase one copy of Cover B)
  3. Cover RI (Mark Torres) – 10 copy Retailer Incentive “Tentacle Attack” interconnected – connects every Infestation 2 tie-in book (i.e., shops that order 8 copies of Cover A and 2 copies of Cover B get this one free)
  4. RI B Incentive – 25 copy Retailer Incentive TMNT Tattoos – NOTE: there is no variant cover for the RI B incentive for this issue but instead retailers will receive 25 temporary TMNT tattoos for every 25 copies ordered.  How retailers will distribute these to their customers is really up to them.  If your LCS orders a lot of TMNT comics each month then make sure to ask them to include a tattoo with your comics.  However, if your LCS orders fewer than 25 then they won’t be getting these tattoos and you’ll need to look elsewhere for them.

Infestation 2 Team Up (IDW)



Here’s the info. on the variants for Infestation 2 Team Up from IDW.  Available on February 29, 2012.  Please note that there is no TMNT involvement in this issue.  However, since I (and others) have ordered copies of this edition I will leave it here and on the “Upcoming Releases” list so we can still track its progress. 

  1. Cover A (Eric Powell) – regular cover shipped in a 4:1 ratio (A:B) in a single order (i.e., if shops order only 1 copy they get Cover A; if they order 4 copies of Cover A they can then purchase one copy of Cover B)
  2. Cover B (Bill Morrison) – regular cover shipped in a 4:1 ratio (A:B) in a single order (i.e., shops must order 4 copies of Cover A in order to purchase one copy of Cover B)
  3. Cover RI A (Livio Ramondelli) – Inter-connected “Tentacle Attack” Cover (connecting every Infestation 2 tie-in book); 10 copy Retailer Incentive (i.e., shops that order 8 copies of Cover A and 2 copies of Cover B get this one free)
  4. Cover RI B (Alan Robinson) – signed by Chris Ryall; 25 copy Retailer Incentive (i.e., shops that order 20 copies of Cover A and 5 copies of Cover B get this one free)


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TMNT Vol. V, Vol. 01: Change Is Constant TPB (IDW)



TMNT, Vol. 01: Change Is Constant TPB from IDW.  Collects TMNT Vol. V #1-4 from IDW.  Available on February 08, 2012.  It sounds like there’s only going to be one cover for this TPB but there are two different pictures out there.  PREVIEWS lists the Eastman cover if that’s of any merit.

  1. Cover Regular (Dan Duncan) – regular cover

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TMNT Micro-Series #03: Donatello (IDW)



Here’s the info. on the variants for the TMNT Micro Series #3: Donatello from IDW.  Available on February 29, 2012.

  1. Cover A (David Petersen) – regular cover shipped in a 4:1 ratio (A:B) in a single order (i.e., if shops order only 1 copy they get Cover A; if they order 4 copies of Cover A they can then purchase one copy of Cover B)
  2. Cover B (Valerio Schiti) – regular cover shipped in a 4:1 ratio (A:B) in a single order (i.e., shops must order 4 copies of Cover A in order to purchase one copy of Cover B)
  3. Cover RI A (David Petersen B&W variant) – 10 copy Retailer Incentive (i.e., shops that order 8 copies of Cover A and 2 copies of Cover B get this one free)
  4. Cover RI B (Kevin Eastman remastered Retro variant) – 25 copy Retailer Incentive (i.e., shops that order 20 copies of Cover A and 5 copies of Cover B get this one free)

TMNT Vol. V #007 (IDW)



Here’s the info. on the variants for TMNT #7 from IDW.  Available on February 22, 2012.  NOTE:  The previous Cover RI that I had listed here was not correct.  Doug TenNapel was actually the artist for that cover and he was originally supposed to do the #7 RI cover.  However, that fell through so Torres did the cover instead.  IDW sent notification of this change out but apparently the TenNapel cover art was never changed and it got associated with Mark Torres.  

  1. Cover A (Dan Duncan) – regular cover shipped in a 4:1 ratio (A:B) in a single order (i.e., if shops order only 1 copy they get Cover A; if they order 4 copies of Cover A they can then purchase one copy of Cover B)
  2. Cover B (Kevin Eastman) – regular cover shipped in a 4:1 ratio (A:B) in a single order (i.e., shops must order 4 copies of Cover A in order to purchase one copy of Cover B)
  3. Cover RI (Mark Torres) – 10 copy Retailer Incentive (i.e., shops that order 8 copies of Cover A and 2 copies of Cover B get this one free)

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BREAKING NEWS!!! TMNT Ultimate Collection, Vol. 1 HC LBCC B&W Variant



Hey everyone, I just picked up a copy of the TMNT Ultimate Collection, Vol. 1 HC Long Beach Comic Con B&W Variant edition directly from IDW’s web store for only $49.99 + shipping.

They must have only taken 50 of the 250 copies to sell at the Long Beach Comic Con which leaves 200 of these for sale RIGHT NOW directly from IDW’s web store!!!  Get them while they last and HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!
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Release Date Set for TMNT #1 (IDW) – 1:50 Retailer Incentive (RI D) Eastman Sketch



I just found out that the Eastman-sketched 50 copy incentives for TMNT #1 (Cover RI D) are scheduled to be released by Diamond on Dec. 28, 2011.  These are limited to approx. 500 copies so for those of you that have these on order it will truly be a very Merry Christmas!!

Archon_Turtle posted some pictures of his copies that he received directly from Kevin Eastman.  You can check them out on The Technodrome Forums. (more…)


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