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
We just got out of the IDW Hasbro 2012 Transformations Panel at SDCC 2011. There is much more news than meets the eye for Transformers Comics. Get the scoop on what coming next year from IDW with highlights including Transformers #125 with the Death of Optimus Prime! There's also news about bi-weekly comics and a big surprise of Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman returning for Transformers #81! Read about Transformers, GI Joe, Dungeons and Dragons, and Magic The Gathering after the jump.
An IDW Publishing fan? Going to the San Diego Comic-Con 2011 next week? Well, this is the announcement for you! The publishing company has announced that on Saturday, July 23rd from 3:00 to 4:00, Mike Costa (Transformers Ongoing) and newly-minted Senior Editor John Barber will appear for autographs. A free limited signing card will also be available at this time, so be sure to stop by booth #2643!
IDW Publishing has announced their San Diego Comic-Con 2011 exclusives, including a variant cover of Transformers #22. The issue will be on sale this Wednesday at your local comic book store. The variant cover will be available at IDW's Comic-Con booth #2643 all weekend starting July 21st for $5.00. The variant cover has not been revealed yet, though, but we will be sure to let you know when they do!
We're here live! Jump in for the liveblog! Get the scoop from on IDWs new series starting on July from Chris Ryall, Andy Schmidt, Mike Costa,
Livio Ramondelli, and Flint Dille after the jump.
Artist Dan Khanna, recently of Transformers Infestation fame, is participating in the BotCon 2011 Artist Alley
and is previewing some of the prints he will have on-hand this weekend. His prints include Waspinator, Omega Supreme, Brawn, Jazz, Wheeljack, Astrotrain, and Generation 1 Breakdown! Take a look at the reviews in our brand-new gallery!
BotCon 2011 begins tomorrow! To continue to mark our countdown to the convention, Marcelo Matere is providing previews of his Transformers Animated Wingblade Optimus Prime vs Lugnut and Seekers prints. These two prints will be available for purchase at BotCon 2011 from Mr. Matere and they are some beauties! Take a look at the previews in our newly revamped gallery, and be sure to check out our LIVE coverage starting this Thursday in Pasadena, CA!
Transformers comic artist Josh Perez will be at BotCon 2011 this years as one of the Artists' Alley featured guests. Josh has posted some previews of the prints be will he making available at BotCon. Check out these wonder renderings of the Botcon Transformers Animated Stunticon set, Rosanna, Megatron with Sari and Shatter Glass Ravage and more after the jump.
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