Following the other SDCC Exclusives new we are rounding up the the goodies available this year with an offering from IDW Publishing who will be releasing the Transformers Spotlight Bumblebee comic book from last March as a Convention Exclusive this year. Its not known if there will be a special edition cover and or the contents will be different from the initial release. You can check out a preview of the comic below for more details now.
Dang, BotCon's been so good to us and we didn't even notice the Machine Wars Termination Exclusive Comic Book Preview that was posted the other day. Coming to us directly from the poolside in San Diego. Aim your peeps at this image for a gander at two pages of the convention comic reaturing Obsidian and Skrika. This years convention comic was written by Jesse Wittenrich (G.I.Joe VS Cobra: Nocturnal Fire, Transformers: A Flash Forward) and with art by Josh Burcham is an all-new adventure chronicling one of the final wars of Generation 1... The Machine Wars!
The official IDWrobbie twitter page is loading them up as fast as we can report on them...just up is a shot from the ever so exlcusive IDW Publishing VIP Tour. The images show a number of lucky fans who are about to get the royal treatment from IDW's Transformers crew. ALL the heavy hitters are going to be in the house to reveal the inmate workings of the lair from which those Cybertronic comics are spun.
IDW Limited have announced they will be selling the "Drift" Limited Edition hardcover comic book collection at BotCon 2013 June 27-30 in San Diego, Ca. Check out the images of the hardcover edition of the Complete Drift including the mini-series and Spotlight comics along with lots of original art and an exclusive sketch by Alex Milne. The Blue and Black Label sets will be 65 made: 50 Black label and 15 Blue.
IDW Robbie has posted an image of BotCon 2013 Optimus Prime and Pinkie Pie Cosplay at Optimus IDW Convention Poster that is "Hot off the press" Now you can get the comic book cover from IDW as a limited edition lithograph by artist Tony Fleecs. They will be available at BotCon 2013 that is going on June 27-30 in San Diego, California. Check out the image for the full reveal now.
IDW PUBLISHING is hosting a VIP TOUR of the comic book publisher's offices on Thursday, June 27th—the week of Botcon—and we are pleased to announce that TRANSFORMERS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE writer JAMES ROBERTS will be joining us via videoconference! James will discuss upcoming plots and answer questions from the tour guests!
IDW Publishing Presents a rare peek inside what goes into making comics! The studio is opening its doors to a select few and offering a special VIP tour that is sure to be a memorable one. Meet with creators, editors, and walk away with more exclusives goodies than you'll know what to do with! Meet The Creators Behind the Comics! Featuring appearances by: Livio Ramondelli, Josh Burcham, Matt Frank, John Barber and more! Thursday, June 27th 2-5pm - Purchase Tickets Now at idwpublishing.com
IDW Publishing and Hasbro are thrilled to announce the launch of two new comic book series: TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON and TRANSFORMERS PRIME – RAGE OF THE DINOBOTS. Together, these link the planet-shattering events of the Fall of Cyberton videogame (awarded E3’s Best of Show by Game Informer) with the ongoing story of the Emmy© award winning TRANSFORMERS PRIME animated series produced by Hasbro Studios and currently airing on The Hub TV network!
We have just stepped out of the IDW Publishing panel here at San Diego Comic Con 2012, and we have some great news for you! Not only will IDW be offering a comic to lead into the third season
of Transformers Prime titled Rage of the Dinobots, but they have also announced an online-only comic book that will serve as the prequel to Transformers Fall of Cybertron
video game. Learn about these books and much more in our panel report!
We are here live at BotCon 2012 at the IDW Publishing panel! Head into the full article for the panel as it happens!
Fun Publications posted a two out of six pages from their BotCon 2012 exclusive Transformers Timelines Invasion Prologue comic book. Written by Jessse Wittenrich and Pete Sinclair, the setting is brought to life by Will Mangin with inks by Jake Isenberg and colors by Josh Burcham. The previews will eventually hit six pages, so check out the first two pages after the jump and more as they become available!
Simon Furman has announced that he will be offering signed copies of his comic book take of Beast Wars #1, the first in an unreleased six issue mini-series from the now-defunct Dreamwave Productions. The script will be available at whichever convention he will attend. It is also available at All The Cool Stuff
for £4.00 (~$6 USD). In a blog post announcing this (he previously did this for unreleased War Within: Age of Wrath #4 and #5), he provided some back story on his thought process when crafting this Beast Wars tale. Read more about it.
We've got word that the writer and artist behind the G1 comic revivial from IDW, Transformers ReGeneration One, Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman will be appearing at the London SuperCon February 25th - 26th, 2012. Simon will have his own table where you can get stuff signed and buy copies of scripts etc. Andrew will be at the IDW stand on Saturday towards the end of the day. Both will be joining the IDW panel. Check out more details about the London Super Con at londonsupercomicconvention.com
Attention UK Transformers comics fans! IDW Publishing will be appearing at the London Super Comic Convention the United Kingdom in February 2012. Taking place on February 25 and 26, 2012 at the Excel Centre, IDW Publishing's Editor-In-Chief Chris Ryall and company will be taking part in booths, panels, and exclusives. This will be the company's first appearance in any UK convention, so be sure to check them out if you are there! Read the full PR after the hop.
At IDW Publishing's San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Transformations Panel
, it was announced that, after a large force of fans spoke out, Transformers #81 would be coming in Spring 2012. "[T]he original Marvel Transformers comic series (cancelled back in 1991 at issue #80) is being continued by IDW Publishing," Simon Furman writes on his blog, "thanks in large part to an online fan petition (big shouts for Luke and Ron of the IDW forums) and the tireless efforts of IDW [Editor In Chief] Chris Ryall." Continue reading
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