The title will expand on the adventures of Sookie, Bill and Eric in the hit HBO television series.
"The comics are a great way to continue telling True Blood stories off screen," said show creator Alan Ball.
"With this new ongoing series, Truebies will be able to find a new comic in stores every month. We'll also have even more room to create in-depth drama and further explore the world of Bon Temps."
IDW has previously released a series of successful tie-ins including one written by series actor Michael McMillian.
The ongoing True Blood series will debut in spring 2012.
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