At the New York Comic Con, IDW Publishing announced Infestation, a zombie-fueled crossover event that debuts in January of 2011 and infect a number of licensed comic book titles including Star Trek, Ghostbusters, Transformers, and G.I. Joe.
To help create this wide-ranging crossover, IDW is teaming up with writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (The Thanos Imperative, Legion of Superheroes) and artist David Messina (True Blood). Abnett and Lansing are writing Infestation #1 ($3.99), a 32-page saga that takes place in IDW’s Zombies vs. Robots universe. But something goes terribly wrong and ultimately infects the worlds of Transformers, Star Trek, G.I. Joe and Ghostbusters with zombies and infected robots. From there the story rips through special biweekly issues of Transformers and Star Trek in February and G.I. Joe and Ghostbusters in March before culminating in Infestation #2 in March.