THE GREATEST ENEMY... the greatest challenge... shall come from within. And there will be an ending. This is it, the battle the TRANSFORMERS must win, and yet dare not. The original and founding TRANSFORMERS comic comes to an epic and giant-sized conclusion, with all-out battle on CYBERTRON. Or should that be "Cybertrons"? Shocks, surprises, guest stars and more. It may be a cliche, but this one really does have it all. Keep reading
Thanks to IDW's Chris Ryall who's shared a first look at art work from the Transformers Windblade #1 Comic Book. Get a look at the artwork by Sarah Stone who will be working with writer Mairghread Scott on the first issue dedicated to this fan's choice character Windblade. The new comic book will be coming to us next month in April. See the art work below for a preview and share your comments below.
Josh Perez has shared his coloring process on the fantastic two-page splash in Dark Cybertron Chapter 10, which will be published in More Than Meets The Eye #27 this week. He also shares some influences and cameos to watch out for in the margins! Preview image and a link to Perez's Tumblr after the jump- be warned, the contents of this splash will undoubtedly count as SPOILERS.
TAKARA MP-21 BUMBLEBEE - NEW IMAGES - We've just recieved the first official images of the MP-21 Bumblebee. The figure is up for preorder at $74.99 and now also includes an Exosuit with Spike or Daniel!
Madefire has adapted the first issue of James Roberts and co.'s excellent Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye to motion comic form, and posted a preview to Deviantart. MTMTE joins Autocracy and Monstrosity as the third IDW Transformers series to change forms to the motion comic format. Links after the jump!
Tom Scioli and John Barber have been interviewed by Comics Alliance and had a lot to say on the human element in Transformers stories, being introduced to Larry Hama's GI Joe comics as an adult, and the massive story treatment Scioli has prepared for the ongoing book.
TRANSFORMERS 3" VINYL FIGURES - SERIES 2, EXCLUSIVES
Series 2 brings us new designs featuring Optimus Prime (with Energon Axe), Slag, Sideswipe, Prowl, Mirage, Shockwave, Ramjet, Thrust, Shrapnel, and other fan-favorite characters in in a super-deformed style. The case of 16 is listed at $207.99 and random singles are $12.99 each. Among the exclusives listed are Ultra Magnus, the Rainmaker Three Pack and a Cybertron Two Pack.
Simon Furman sat down with Spencer Ellsworth of Bleeding Cool to talk about the end of Regeneration One, sing the praises of Guido Guidi, and talk about his other current projects including a creator-owned collaboration with fellow Death's Head
creator Geoff Senior that may be coming to Kickstarter later this year.
Just in from IDW Publishing is the latest preview in the on-going Transformers: Robots in Disguise #27 Comic. Get a review of what is being called the "Black Planet: in the Dark Cybertron Part 11 series. DEATH OF A HERO! BUMBLEBEE! RODIMUS! ULTRA MAGNUS! PROWL! One will fall in final battle with SHOCKWAVE! This one is for all the marbles, folks—it just doesn’t get any bigger than this!
Comic Book Resources has interviewed Mairghread Scott about the upcoming Transformers: Windblade
and revealed the book's main antagonist along with her thoughts on Windblade's place in the IDW universe, and exactly what gender means to robots that turn into vehicles.
The Free Comic Book Day site have posted an interview with the Transformers vs. G.I. Joe comic book creators Thomas Scioli and John Barber. Selected as one of this year's FREE publictions to be given away at local comic shops. They are featuring this interview about the new series coming from IDW Publishing. Get the scoop on the back ground for the crossover that brings these titans of popular culture together in whole new vintage way.
The Transformers documentary, "Transform Me" continues to roll out. Working to raise funds for the final production of the film. They have just announced there will be a Q&A with voice actors Tom Kenny and Gregg Berger in support of the "Transform Me" crowd-souring campaign that has just launched. They are looking for help to from the fans to complete this project dedicated to 30 years of Transformers fandom. You can help now at indiegogo.com
YouTube user Wes McCraw has posted a video of Transformers voice actor Peter Cullen in recent recording session for Hasbro's Toys. The recording session was taped at Creekside Audio with Rick Sellers, Wes McCraw, and Peter Cullen. Watch Rick and Wes who direct a recording session with the legendary voice actor to see what its like working behind the scenes with the voice of Optimus Prime.
A lot of time has been spent discussing the rarest or most expensive members of Transformers categories and sub-lines in this column, but this week I’ve asked some of the most respected and knowledgeable collectors in the community to nominate one toy from their assigned category that they believe best represents that toy line. One toy that, in their opinion, embodies a category’s best qualities, essence and could conceivably be used to sell the toy line to a non-believer or non-collector.
TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-12G G2 SIDESWIPE, SIDESWIPE WITH COIN -
For those of you on the fence, we have received more of this popular release. It is done in black and red like the original G2, and comes with a sword and other weapons which can be used in both car and robot modes. It is listed at $79.99, or $87.99 if you'd like the Set that includes the Collector Coin.
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