Just in from NYCC is news is new that that IDW Publishing will be producing a new Transformers with G.I. Joe Crossover comic book series. They have released an image preview of the cover that appears to be set G1 series era. Tom Scioli has been brought on to co-write and draw the comic series that is reported to tell the story of the Joe team against the entire planet of Cybertron. No details on a release date yet. See the cover image for the first look at this comic and the press release now.
One of the most-buzzed about announcements the week of the San Diego Comic-Con was Madefire's partnerships with 3rd party publishers and bringing the Motion Book treatment to their top properties. That day has come for the award winning and top 4 comics publisher IDW as they bring a trio of their most-popular titles -- My Little Pony, Star Trek, and Transformers -- to Madefire's groundbreaking experience on August 28th.
Hasbro, Inc. returns to Comic-Con International in San Diego to showcase it's globally renowned and influential pop-culture brands including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, KRE-O and G.I. JOE as well as licensed toy lines for ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS, MARVEL, STAR WARS, and STAR TREK. Hasbro will celebrate the many ways it brings popular brands and characters to life with a robust lineup of panels, autograph sessions, special edition toys, giveaways and more, at this year's convention -- all created with Hasbro's most passionate and dedicated fans in mind.
IDW has fans clamoring for their highly anticipated exclusives at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, and now it’s time to crank the excitement up even higher (you didn’t think that was possible, did you?) and reveal IDW’s panel and signing schedules for the convention! Clear your own schedule, because you won’t want to miss any of this!
Prepare for your favorite IDW comics to get a little more animated than usual this September! All month long, IDW will be publishing special "IDW GETS ANIMATED" variant covers rendered in vein of classic cartoons! Ever wondered what The X-Files' Mulder and Scully would look like as colorful, hijinks-having monster chasers? Ever wanted to see the mighty Judge Dredd as a rubber-jointed 70's warrior? OF COURSE YOU HAVE!
With today's announcement, we have now reached ten artists appearing at the BotCon 2013 Artists' Alley and these next two have in fact worked on a truly wide range of projects: Dan Khanna, John-Paul Bove, Ken Christiansen and Cally Karishokka. Read about all the artists attending BotCon 2013 now!
IDW have officially released Transformers: Monstrosity #1, the sequel comic series to Autocracy in digitial format today. This is the first of a massive 12 part series that will be coming to us weekly. Follow Optimus Prime and Megatron in the early days of the Cybertronian war where things are not quite what they seem with appearences by the Dinobots and more.
TRANSFORMERS fans hungering for more thrilling adventures with GRIMLOCK and his fierce DINOBOTS cohorts are in luck this May, when IDW Publishing presents TRANSFORMERS PRIME: BEAST HUNTERS! In this tie-in series to the upcoming season of “Transformers Prime” television show featuring the new BEAST HUNTERS saga, fans will get to experience a brand-new set of cyberfang-gnashing adventures based on the iconic brand from Hasbro!
IDW Limited announced its plan today to offer a deluxe limited edition of TRANSFORMERS: Art of the Fall of Cybertron. Based on the TRANSFORMERS brand from Hasbro, the book is a collection of the art and set descriptions for the smash-hit videogame of the same name, produced by High Moon Studios and published by Activision. The limited-edition book will be offered in a special IDW Red Label edition complete with slipcase, new cover and a portfolio of 10 limited-edition lithographs. Read more below.
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Hollywood reporter has followed up their report on the Transformers 4 young leads with more news about the film. They are rerpoting that Ilt Jones, location manager for all three of the Transformers movies, was in Thailand recently for next movie shooting location in the Paramount movie franchise. Take this news with a grain of salt as it was part of a new promotional tour sponsored by the Thai government. So there's no confirmation or report yet about the movie being shot there or not.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: The Toy World Throttlebots form a combiner? Aimee reviews ReGeneration One #85, Transformers Rewind: Surprise Party, the Disney Rumor: What if had been real? All that and way more.
After the election results from last night, many of us are scratching our heads after experts warned us of very close race that didn't turn out that way at all. So take what your are told with a bowling-ball of salt as rumors about the Hasbro acquisition by Disney are pushing stock prices up 6.8%. Hasbro's advisors are denying the events and other analysts are second guessing the deal as not making much sense due to Hasbro's need to cut ties with Disney's competitors.
Gosh, if there ever was a rumor I didn't want to be true. It is this one just in via MTV Geek that Disney and Hasbro are in talks about an acquisition. With the pocket-book open and Star Wars in the cart, it seem the Mouse is looking for more cheese in Hasbro's library of brands including Transformers, My Little Pony, GI Joe, Battleship, Nerf, Magic: The Gathering, Monopoly, and literally 100s of toys and games kids have grown up with for decades.
This week the guys talk about: The second Asia Exclusive Seekers set, that Disney Combiner, G2 Bruticus, the TFCC Subscription Service. Also on the show: Transformers Rewind Chain of Command and Rescue Centre: Deep Trouble.