Amazon have posted an update to the Transformers: The Covenant of Primus Hardcover with new details and many new images from the book. Get a look at the pages showing us a large number of the featured 13 Primes along with details on Unicron and much more. The hardcover book writen by Justina Robson is shipping now with a cool cover and more special features that you can see below.
Taras Lesko was commissioned by Becker & Mayer to design a set of 10 custom papercraft toys based on the hit television show Transformers Prime. Each kit includes pre-cut color templates, instruction booklet, battle arena and wind-up platforms which make the models move. These papercraft kits are planned to be sold in Barnes & Noble book stores. Check out the images
Amazon has posted a new product page for something quite interesting called the Transformers: Light-Up Optimus Prime Bust and Illustrated Book With Sound. This appears to be a combination of head-bust with light-up eyes that interacts with a 48-page full-color mini book with quotes and images from the classic 1980s cartoon. This set listed for $11.66 USD, suggests the bust is small and, likely made for children. Look for it to be released on May 13, 2014. Sorry no images, read the full details below.
Thanks to Matthew Reinhart who has updated his facebook page with a couple new images for the forthcoming "Transformers: The Ultimate Pop-Up Universe" by Little, Brown and Company.
The quintessential Transformers Pop-Up experience features characters of the Transformers universe in this ultimate 3-D masterpiece. Chock full of Transformers facts and showcasing 35 Transformers, including a towering Omega Surpeme that is Reinhart’s tallest pop ever, and Optimus Prime that you can see a preview of now.
The historic comic book roots of The Transformers are re-presented for maximum Cybertronian enjoyment. Collecting issues #51-62, rejoin The Autobots and The Decepticons as their war stretches across the cosmos. Freshly re-mastered and re-colored, these stories are accompanied by an in-depth introduction as well as select issue notes by Mark W. Bellomo.
Amazon have posted a listing for the :Transformers: Retribution" book by David J. Williams and Mark Williams that will be published by Del Rey on January 28, 2014. The third part in the Aligned Continuity, this book takes place after the War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron game and before the Transformers: Prime cartoon stories. Editor Frank Parisi described the book as all of our favorite classic Transformers characters in all-out, epic warfare on a new world and on Cybertron. Read the official book description below for more details.
Explore the rich world of Transformers Prime! Loaded with character animation models, concept art, interviews with the creators and more, Transformers: The Art of Prime provides an unprecendented look behind the scenes of bringing the TF movie universe to the small screen. Jim Sorenson (Transformers The Ark, Transformers AllSpark Almanac) brings this deep, vivid world into focus!
It's a celebration 30 years in the making! Relive the landmark comics that helped define the legacy of Transformers and read along with the creators that made these great comics as Jim Sorenson provides insight from a range of writers and artists that breathed life into the denizens of Cybertron. From Marvel to Dreamwave to IDW and other iterations in-between, this book is a must have for TF collectors!
Just done is the BotCon 2013 Transformers Hasbro Publishing Panel Report and Images. Get the scoop on all the new projects Hasbro has coming to us in form of books and publications. There's more than meets the eye to be read between the pages of The Covenant of Primes, the new Pop-Up Book, 30th Anniversary collection, Papercraft models and much more in the report below.
The Covenant of Primus delves into the depths of Transformers mythology to reveal the backstory that’s previously only been hinted at.
Encased in an interlocking Autobot emblem that when pulled open emits Transformer sounds, this tome is a gift to humans from Alpha Trion, one of the ancient Thirteen Primes—the first of the Transformers. Little is known about Alpha Trion, and the rest of the Thirteen Primes have been shrouded in mystery—until now.
Hasbro today announced that it has signed publishing agreements with becker&mayer and IDW Publishing, and reached agreement in principal with Little, Brown Books for Young Children, to create and publish collectible gift books that blend unique storytelling with exclusive art based on the TRANSFORMERS and MY LITTLE PONY brands. Books will begin to arrive into the marketplace for the summer/winter season, and expand upon the robust publishing program for both of these brands.
Million Publishing continues with their fine line of Transformers literature that documents the product time line in their fabulous Generations series of book. The Generations 2012 Volume 01 has been announced once again with a special mail-away exclusive action figure. This time fans can get an Artfire homage that is a repaint of the Universe Inferno voyager class figure. USA fans can get a piece of one of the rarest G1 figures around in this special Generations exclusive from BBTS who have opened pre-orders for the figure that will ship the 3rd quarter of 2012. Check out the pre-order page to place yours now at bigbadtoystore.com
Transformers: Exiles is out in stores today! The second book by author Alex Irvine continues where Transformers: Exodus leaves off. This one goes deep into the core of the rivalry between the factions. Unveiling the origins of the conflict between the Autobots and the Decepticons. The book explores the explosive events that unfolded before Optimus and Megatron arrived on Earth. Could this be the story we have all been waiting for? We will be reading this book with much hopes for More than Meets the Eye.
A new series of Transformers children's books will launch starting with the Switching Gears in October from Ryder Windham. The book is a brand-new series and "Secrets are uncovered in the Nevada desert when a boy witnesses two Transformers arrive on Earth." Mr. Windham is a veteran of children's books for the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchise. No further information is available at this point, but the book is set for and October 31st and will span 224 pages. It is currently available for pre-order at Amazon.com
The Transformers Vault book has been billed as the book that "reveals the complete story of the Transformers, everyone's favorite robots in disguise." A video by publisher Abrams Books is providing a minute overview of the book is out just in time for you to decide whether or not you should buy the book from your favorite local bookstore or online retailer. Based on this preview, this book is looking quite impressive. The book is by Pablo Hidalgo with a Foreword by Peter Cullen with a price of $35.00. Read all about the book
in our previous report and take a look at the video embedded after the jump.
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