IDW's First Strike - AMA Now Live On Reddit With Mairghread Scott, David Rodriguez, Max Dunbar, John Barber, & More!
RAC - Friday, August 11, 2017
To be specific, the "More" includes Christos Gage, writer of the ROM and Micronauts First Strike tie-ins, and Aubrey Sitterson, writer of the GI Joe and Mask tie-ins. Barber will be writing both the Transformers-related tie-in books. And of course the writers of the main event Mairghread Scott and Alex Rodriguez are on-hand too along with artist Max Dunbar! Keep reading for a link to go ask your questions!
AMA is short for "Ask Me Anything," a Subreddit dedicated to Q&A threads. They can involve anonymous people who've had specific experiences they want to share, or - as with this - creators of all stripes coming to promote their latest work.
This week on RFC: The SDCC exclusives hit Hasbro Toy Shop. Did you get yours? We're guessing not. With little fanfare, The Last Knight comes home next month. Titans Returns Slugslinger has hit Australian retail, Metroplex is being reissued in Japan, Perfect Effect's Black Jinrai upgrade for the SDCC Primitive Skateboarding Prime looks phenomenal, and Deluxe Cogman looks AMAZING--let's hope we get it! All that and we ponder the deeper meanings of life and Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rod on this week's edition of Radio Free Cybertron!
THE RETURN OF GALVATRON THE BARBARIAN! Optimus Prime meets with Alpha Trion, the ancient sage, who reveals a tale of Cybertron's earliest days, when the original Thirteen Primes united the world. But even then, the warrior known as Galvatron was a wild card... shaping the future in unexpected ways.
Entertainment Earth has listed a preorder for Kidrobot's upcoming series of Transformers vs. GI Joe Mini-Figures! Priced at $240 for a box of 24, these blind-boxed figures are, to our knowledge, the first figures explicitly designed after artist Tom Scioli's take on the Transformers and GI Joe universes. Keep reading to see the preliminary designs and a list of figures!
So, SDCC exclusive Primitive Skateboarding Optimus Prime came and went really quickly on HasbroToyShop yesterday, and we at TFormers hope that most everyone who wanted one was able to get it. But with Titans Return Siege on Cybertron shipping the same day with Magnus Prime, we got to thinking about the amazing variety of uses and retoolings that mold family has seen over the two short years it's existed. So keep reading for a handy infographic laying out the history of the Ultra Magnus mold family!