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August 2013 Transformers Comic Book Solicitations from IDW Publishing

By BaCon on Thursday, May 16, 2013



Thanks to IDW Publishing who have sent out an update on their August 2013 Transformers Comic Book Solicitations. We have the summaries and cover images to preview a blast of new comics that will be closing out the summer. Get the scoop on Transformers: Prelude, Transformers: Robots in Disguise #20, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #20, Transformers Regeneration One #94, Transformers: Monstrosity #3 (of 4), and Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters #4!

Transformers: Prelude
Nick Roche, John Barber, & James Roberts (w) • Steve Kurth, Chee, Nick Roche, David Daza, Matt Frank, & Agustin Padilla (a) • Nick Roche (c)

The Spotlight falls on Orion Pax, Thundercracker, Megatron, Bumblebee, Trailcutter, and Hoist in this collection of six individual stories that explain an important moment in each character’s life. From the distant past to current events each story adds to Cybertronian lore.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 152 pages • ISBN 978-1-61377-716-9

Collecting all the hit TRANSFORMERS Spotlight issues!


Transformers: Robots in Disguise #20
John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Griffith, Casey Coller (c)

NEW CYBERTRON! It’s a brand new day—and STARSCREAM is in charge! But running a planet isn’t as easy as it looks… if BUMBLEBEE couldn’t do it, why does the former DECEPTICON think he can?

2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant Livio Ramondeli cover, interconnected with issues 21 and 22!

Introducing fan-favorite character RATTRAP into the world of ROBOTS IN DISGUISE!
The dawn of a new age—or the end of everything?!
The countdown to DARK CYBERTRON continues!


Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #20
James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Milne, Sean Chen (c)

NOWHERE TO RUN! The end is nigh for the surviving members of the Lost Light crew, as enemies old and new move in for the kill. But on the fringes of known space, an ancient visionary is about to eliminate the Cybertronian race with a wave of his hand.

2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

variant Nick Roche cover!

The penultimate part of the shocking Remain in Light!
Not for the faint-hearted!


Transformers Regeneration One #94
Simon Furman (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Andrew Wildman, Guidi (c)

CYBERTRON UNDER SIEGE! As BLUDGEON’s Blitz Engines wreak havoc, the AUTOBOTS struggle to muster a response to a threat that feels all too close to home! But their “greatest warrior,” ULTRA MAGNUS, has problems of his own… in the shape of a fighting mad GALVATRON. It’s the clash of titans you’ve (almost) never seen before!

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:

Geoff Senior variant cover!

Cover-to-cover battle action!
ULTRA MAGNUS versus GALVATRON—the rematch of the millennium!


Transformers: Monstrosity #3 (of 4)
Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Ramondelli x 3 (c)

MEGATRON UNCHAINED! In the early days of the war, MEGATRON—exiled on JUNKION—battles to reclaim the throne of CYBERTRON. But the TERRORCONS have other ideas… Meanwhile, GRIMLOCK and the DINOBOTS threaten OPTIMUS PRIME’s fledgling republic!

*3 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1-to-1 ratio

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

In print for the first time!
Terror on Junkion!


Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters #4
Mairghread Scott & Mike Johnson (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Ken Christiansen (c)

PRIMEVAL PREDATORS! The DINOBOTS have stumbled upon some of SHOCKWAVE’S old experiments… now they are running rampant across the Cybertronian underground. It’s up to GRIMLOCK and SWOOP to subdue the enemy! But with pressure mounting and his foes wreaking havoc, can GRIMLOCK keep his own rage in check?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers: animation art variant cover!


Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters #4—Subscription Variant
Mairghread Scott & Mike Johnson (w) • Agustin Padilla (a) • Michael Lark (c)

For subscription customers only… enlist up at your local comic shop! A variant cover by artist Michael Lark! Only for loyal subscription box customers!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Get the scoop on all the Transformers updates as they happen right here at Tformers.com. The best resource for all your Transformers news and reviews every day.



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