Thanks to the people over at Comic Book Resources have posted
a three page preview for the new Transformer comic book series appropreiately named "Transformers #1." The preview has some juicy bits in that are definate spoilers who you have been warned to proceed at your own risk.
It's been three years since the devastating events of All Hail Megatron. The Earth has been rebuilt, the AUTOBOTS are in hiding, and the next great era in the TRANSFORMERS saga is about to begin! Critically acclaimed writer Mike Costa is joined by superstar artist Don Figueroa for IDW;rsquo;s biggest book of the year;mdash;the launch of the first ongoing TRANSFORMERS title in five years! This is what fans have been waiting for;mdash;you do not want to miss this!
Written by: Mike Costa
Art by: Don Figueroa
Covers by Don Figueroa
In stores November 18, 2009
Check out the complete post and comic preview pages over at ComicBookResources.com
The story looks like it has possibilities. The art is good - very good visual storytelling. But the character designs, dear Primus they're hideous! I hope they at least ditch the face designs for more traditional ones or I won't be buying this!
I gotta agree with alot of the comments. Don't really like the art style either. Don was one of my favorite artists. His work on beastwars and dreamwaves Gen1 was spectacular. I don't know if this was something IDW asked for but its really bad to look at. It makes me feel as if Im seeing Movie he... Read More
- 2009-11-06 @ 6:34 am
I said it in the more recent thread, but for good measure...
Story-wise it looks good so far. The human resistance is an interesting angle to the story. I don't blame them for being afraid of the robots simply because of their nature, not taking into consideration the experience suffered in AHM.
Design-wise I should not be commenting. I'm more... Read More
One of these days they will make comics for normal people. The GeeWun wetdream redux is so old. I used to like Don's art work but something happened. Everyone looks like they are constipated. Maybe he was trying to make them look angry or fearsome? Whatever, its distracting. I like my bots lookin... Read More
It almost seems as though the entire concept was "make everything as ugly as possible". I don't even want to know why Autobots were attacking humans, it simply doesn't matter. Yet another comic book that's not worth picking up, kinda sad really. It will probably devolve into humans controlling... Read More
LOL @ Hot Rod destroying EVERYTHING near him.
- G1 80 movie: Because of him, Optimus dies.
- After his appearance in the 80 movie, the G1 series went downhill.
- He showed up in TFA, then the show got cancelled not long after.
- Hasbro stopped the alternator toy lin... Read More
I'm so not in love with the new designs of the ugly faces. it is not pleasing to the eye. One of the reasons why I couldn't get into the movie Transformers.