In a surprising piece of news, IDW has issued a press release announcing that John Barber will no longer be an editor for the company. While he remains with IDW as a writer and reportedly will continue on The Transformers
, he is also mentioned as being involved with two unannounced comics related to the Revolution
shared Hasbro universe. Keep reading for more details.
You're probably more familiar with How To Ride A Dinobot
in the form of the three cartoon clips that hit YouTube when Age of Extinction hit theaters. However, there's also a mini-comic from IDW, and Hasbro is now offering it free on their site! It's written by John Barber with art by Marcelo Ferreria, colors by Priscilla Tramontano, and letters by Shawn Lee. Keep reading for the link!
The official Transformers Facebook page has announced that IDW's artists, including Windblade's Sarah Stone and Robots In Disguise's Andrew Griffith, will be attending the Fan Experience event at Universal Studios Hollywood tomorrow. A limited number of free sketches will be available for attendees. Keep reading for the full announcement and a link for purchasing tickets!
The action for the 2009 blockbuster Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen comes to bookshelves in this collector's edition hardcover! Included are the two movie prequel stories Alliance and Defiance, as well as the official movie adaptation Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
IDWs 2014 preview reveals The Dark Cybertron comic will include the Transformers fan choice, Windblade character. Mairghread Scott has posted on Twitter that she will will be writing and issue or few with artist Sarah Stone working the visuals. We also have word that the "Transformers: Age of Extinction" comics will begin publishing in June. Read on for a look at the cover and comic summary for the full preview.
The latest issue of Transformers Comic is on sale today! Check out issue #3.3 for action-packed features, games, puzzles and lots more! Issue #3.3 also includes a new comic strip written by Robin Etherington with art by Dario Brizuela. Find out more on the story from the synopsis below and check out the sneak peeks 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!
Update: Mr. Guidi has provided us a clarification in our Disqus comments, saying he is done with Transformers Ongoing, but not Transformers in general. Check the full post for details.
Guido Guidi (Transformers Ongoing
) has announced that after Transformers 21
, he will be taking a break from the Transformers comic book universe for the "foreseeable future." Posting on his Twitter page, Mr. Guidi thanked a fan who praised him for his recent Transformers Ongoing work, and he responded, "I'm glad many liked them, especially since 19-21 will be my last IDW TF comics for the foreseeable future!" Continue reading...
A little over a month after IDW Publishing's Senior Editor Andy Schmidt left the company for a new job at Hasbro, Inc., the comic book company announced today that they have hired John Barber as a new Senior Editor. The former editor at Marvel for six years, Mr. Barber's freelance Transformers titles include the Transformers Dark of the Moon
movie adaptation and Transformers #125 with James Roberts. “This is a great opportunity. I was perfectly content living the freelance life, but when the possibility of joining the IDW editorial team came up, I jumped at the chance," said Mr. Barber. Check out the full announcement after the fold.
Thanks to chenkofs over at TFClub who has posted some new looks at the Transformers Dark of the Moon Target Exclusive Voyager Starscream in the box as well as the our first looks at the IDW Comic that is packed with the figure. This exclusive is a repaint of Revenge of the Fallen Starscream Voyager class action figure. Check out the comic that features the Space Case character.
Transformers 3 Dark of the Moon, Rising Storm issue #4 hits shelves tomorrow wrapping up the story preparing us for the movie. Will something epic be revealed? Will Shockwave and Megatron get away with their plan to injure the Autobots where it counts? John Barber tells a satisfying story line leading up to the movie in July. If you want answers, if you want to know what is leading up to the movie, Rising Storm is your place to start! Check out the following links to all the reviewed issues of Rising Storm. You can buy these issues of Rising Storm now at your local comic shop or other comic retailer!
- Review of Issue Four
- Review of Issue Three
- Review of Issue Two
- Review of Issue One
A new week, a new Transformers comic is coming out on Wednesday! This week, it's Transformers Dark of the Moon Rising Storm #4, and just as Optimus Prime stands ready to score a decisive victory against Starscream's army of Decepticons, Megatron's plan becomes clear—and the Autobots are right where he wants them! Take a look at the previews in the gallery!
It's all out war in Philadelphia, as Optimus Prime and the rest of the Autobots roll out to stop Starscream and his forces from killing Sam Witwicky! The biggest, most explosive battle in Transformers history begins here! The fate of the universe rests on the outcome and the action of this summer's hottest movie heats up right here!
Transformers 3 Dark of the Moon, Rising Storm issue #1 has been out for the last few weeks setting up the beginning of the blockbuster movie hitting US theaters in July. Give it a look over as tformers comic reviewer ladywreck tells you what she thought of it. AND then Rising Storm issue #2 out this week continues the building excitement for the Movie. Will writer John Barber continue to satisfy Transformers fans and comic readers alike?
Read review one HERE!
OR REVIEW #2 after the jump!
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