Transformers Daily News Source for Transformers 5, Titans Return, Robots in Disguise, Combiner Wars, Generations, Third Party, G1, Beast Wars, Reviews, Comics, Games & More Than Meets the Eye!
TFormers Transformers News and Reviews
facebook twitter Pinterest Tumblr Google+ youtube podcast rss
Generation 1
New Transformers Comic
Jack - Wednesday, December 12, 2001


New Transformers comics are here! Dreamwave Productions of Canada, announces that they have licensed the rights from Hasbro to produce a new Transformers comic and other products. Under the aggreement, Dreamwave will produce comics, posters, calendars and other Transformers themed merchandise.

The interest in the original Transforners is on the rise with the success of Robots in Disguse. Recently beating out out Pokemon in the November sweeps, there is clearly an expanding market for show merchandise beyond the regular toys lines. Mass produced show related products have not been readily available since the Generation 1 and 2 series. So this is indeed welcome news for Transformers fans everywhere.

The special part of this announcement is there will be a new line of Transformers comic books. No authors or plans for a story line have been revealed at this time. However, we do know that Dreamwave will be doing the artwork for the new publications and products. Click on the images for detailed examples of work by Deamwave artist Pat Lee.



Read the press release for the details:
HASBRO ANNOUNCES LICENSING AGREEMENT 
WITH DREAMWAVE FOR FIRST TRANSFORMERS
COMIC BOOK SERIES SINCE EARLY 90’S

Dreamwave also wins rights to produce 
TRANSFORMERS posters, calendars, lithographs
and scrolls

PAWTUCKET, R.I., December 12, 2001 – Hasbro, 
Inc. (NYSE:HAS) and Dreamwave announced today
a licensing agreement awarding Dreamwave the
rights to produce a wide-range of TRANSFORMERS-
related products in comic book form, as well as
posters, calendars, lithographs and scrolls. 
The first TRANSFORMERS comic book, based upon
the original characters, will be available at retail
beginning April, 2002.

“TRANSFORMERS is a classic property, and we are
thrilled that we will have the opportunity to use our
expertise and passion for this brand as we create a
range of comic books, posters, calendars that will
be just incredible,” said Pat Lee, President of
Dreamwave Productions. “It has always been a
dream of mine to draw TRANSFORMERS and now
that it has become a reality, I couldn’t be more
excited.”

“TRANSFORMERS has captivated the imaginations
of millions of kids from the beginning nearly 20
years ago,” said Tom Klusaritz, Vice President,
Global Publishing and New Business Development
for Hasbro’s Consumer Products 
Worldwide. “Dreamwave has an outstanding
reputation for their intense artwork and overall
creativity, and their abilities make them an ideal
choice to extend TRANSFORMERS once again into
the comic book world.”

Hasbro Consumer Products Worldwide is part of the
Hasbro Properties Group, which was established in
May 1999 to maximize Hasbro’s vast intellectual
properties in a wide range of entertainment-based
categories, including visual media, licensing,
publishing, promotions and location based
entertainment.

Hasbro, Inc. is a worldwide leader in children’s and
family leisure time and entertainment products and
services, including the design, manufacture and
marketing of games and toys ranging from
traditional to high-tech. Both internationally and in
the U.S., its PLAYSKOOL, TONKA, MILTON
BRADLEY, PARKER BROTHERS, TIGER and
WIZARDS OF THE COAST brands and products
provide the highest quality and most recognizable
play experiences in the world.

Founded in 1996 by Pat Lee, Dreamwave
Productions exploded onto the comic book scene
with their first in-studio offering, Darkminds. Since
then, they have produced six ongoing-titles/maxi-
series including Warlands and Shidima, which have
been printed and sold all over the world.
Dreamwave Productions is located in Toronto,
Canada.
Visit the Dreamweave Web Site for more info on the company.

Stay tuned to Tformers.com for more details as they are made available. Your best resource for all the Transformers news and community every day.

Facebook Social Comments

More Generation 1 News
Thanks to Hasbro for providing us with a set for review! An unexpected addition to this year's SDCC exclusives (considering the last boxset was titled "The Epic Conclusion!"), this set features a Cobra Rattler as Powerglide and an unusual 2005 HISS Tank mold as Soundwave. Click here to watch the video!
Simon Furman has gotten in touch with us to talk about To The Death, a new collaboration between Furman and fellow Transformers comics veteran Geoff Senior. While not directly Transformers-related, the digital comic is set to feature "a digital comic book saga set in Earth’s future that echoes the hard-edged sci-fi of Dragon’s Claws and Death’s Head (both of which we co-created) and some of the heavy mech of Transformers" according to Furman. Keep reading for more info, art, and some preview pages!
Prime 1 Studio is proud to present Premium Masterline Optimus Prime Transformers Generations 1 unique interpretation of the iconic Atobobots Leader. Design by renowned artist Josh Nizzi famous for his interpretation Transformers movies. Optimus Prime is crafted with impressive attention to detail and features LED light-up eyes,standing around 24 inches tall and is an ultimate Optimus Prime piece for all Transformers Fans.
TITANS RETURN! On Luna 1, nothing ever happens-and as far as FORTRESS MAXIMUS and RED ALERT are concerned, nothing ever will. After all, who else could possibly be interested in the Luna 1's birthing field and its graveyard full of dead Titans? - Read on to see the preview now.
Just up on the officail Prime 1 Studio page are new official images of the PMTF-02 Megatron Transformers: Generation 1 Statue. The non-transforming statue is one of the best sculpts of the Decepticon Leader we have seen to date. The figure is super detailed with a stunning silver metallic color theme that celebrates most of the glory of Megatron, complete with his P38 arm cannon. We don't see his mace weapon, but there is a new sword weapon that my be the replacement. Read on to see the images for the PMTF-02 Megatron Transformers Generation 1 Statue.











Facebook @TFormers
SDCC 2016 Transformers News

Soundwave
SDCC 2016 Exclusive Figure Review
Computron
Generations Combiner Wars Combiner Figure Review
Scattershot Boxset Version
Generations Combiner Wars Voyager Figure Review
Strafe
Generations Combiner Wars Deluxe Figure Review
Afterbreaker
Generations Combiner Wars Deluxe Figure Review

LG-24 Legends Series Legends Shockwave And Cancer In Hand Photos

The Transformers Issue #56 - TITANS RETURN - Full Comic Preview

Kabam Transformers Game Details on Massive Mobile Game Launching in 2017


RADIO FREE CYBERTRON

Twitter @TFormers




ENI
About
Entertainment News International (ENI) is the popular culture network for fans all around the world. Get the scoop on all the popular comics, games, movies, toys, and more every day!
Sites
Action Figures
Classifieds
Entertainment
Marvel
 
Podcasts
Star Wars
Superheroes
Transformers
Links
Support
© 2016 Entertainment News International - All images, trademarks, logos, video, brands and images used on this website are registered trademarks of their respective companies and or owners. All Rights Reserved. Data has been shared for news reporting purposes only. All content sourced by fans, online websites, and or other fan community sources. Entertainment News International is not responsible for reporting errors, inaccuracies, omissions, and or other liablities related to news shared here. We do our best to keep tabs on infringements. If some of your content was shared by accident. To have it removed right away, please [ Contact Us ].