NEW CYBERTRON-CONCLUSION! As the Junkions reveal their ultimate plan, Optimus Prime makes a decision that will define the relationship between Earth and Cybertron for all time... but will Arcee be able to live with the fallout?
Sara Pitre-Durocher has posted her character designs for a certain character revealed at the close of Transformers: Till All Are One
#8! We're not naming the character until after the jump because of Spoilers
on this relatively recent comic, but if you've already read TAAO #8 and want a look, keep reading!
CBR is reporting on the first reveal of the next crossover event to hit IDW's newly shared Hasbro IP universe which features Transformers and GI Joe, among other brands. First Strike will launch in August with two self-titled issues kicking off the story. The event is planned for three months, and the First Strike
title itself will have six issues - the specifics of tie ins from other titles seem not to be finalized or revealed at this time. Solicits for the first two issues as well as cover samples were provided. Spoilers may apply for the overall IDW TF-And-Friends universe, so be warned!
Via Previews World, we've got the newest round of upcoming comic info and preview covers for the Transformers titles coming at us this July. Transformers: The IDW Collection
reaches the Dark Cybertron event with volume 6, presenting the whole works in a single volume! Also on call for the month of July will be issue 9 of Optimus Prime
, Lost Light
issue 8, Till All Are One
issue 12, and the debut of Rom vs Transformers: Shining Armor
. Keep reading for solicits and the available cover previews!
As part of today's comics solicitations, Sara Pitre-Durocher has posted her cover for Transformers: Till All Are One
#12! Completing a set of themed covers for the entire upcoming story arc, this issue features Starscream and Windblade. She's also posted a side-by-side image showing all four covers in this set, and an early sketch of #12. Keep reading to see!
In Robots in Disguise
and its retitle as just The Transformers
, we ended up with looks now and then at that universe's Galvatron in the far distant history of Cybertron, sporting a different look than the modern timeline instance of the character. Artist Casey Coller today on Twitter shared his design art for "Warrior King Galvatron", featuring perhaps the first look at the vehicle mode for this design as well. With more flashback story coming up in Optimus Prime
, maybe we'll get to see this form in action again? Click through to see the full size image!
Lost Light #5 isn't due out until mid-May, but we're getting good looks at plenty of its covers to tide us over. Today's entry, posted to PreviewsWorld, is by artist Jin Kim, whose name and art I was not previously aware of. But going by this cover, it won't be the last time I hear the name! Keep reading to have a look, and to read the synopsis for the issue.
After the costly victory against the Titans, Iacon is in shambles and Starscream finds himself on shakier ground than ever. The key to his political (and likely literal) survival rests in the outcome of a very unlikely event: the trial of the Council's first official war criminal -- Chromia of Caminus!
Expected Release: May 03, 2017
PreviewsWorld has posted the subscription covers for Transformers: Lost Light
#5! Nick Roche's cover continues the theme of his previous covers, except this time with newcomer Anode reaching for her snowflake-like piece of sentient metal. Alex Milne and colorist Josh Perez have given us a scene on Functionist Cybertron, with two of the Council's enforcers looming in the foreground. Milne's also posted the lineart for this image - keep reading to see it!
NEW CYBERTRON -- CONCLUSION! As the Junkions reveal their ultimate plan, Optimus Prime makes a decision that will define the relationship between Earth and Cybertron for all time... but will Arcee be able to live with the fallout?
Expected Release: Apr 26, 2017
Amazon recently put up a preorder page for the second collection of IDW's Revolutionaries
, which doesn't ship until November. With it being that far out, it probably won't surprise you to learn that there's some spoilers in there. But not as many as you might expect, and not for the comic itself. No, we now have a name for the next IDW Shared Hasbro Universe-wide crossover. Keep reading to see!
Previews World has updated its listings for issue #9 of Till All Are One
- that being the May issue, of course - to now include both the subscription cover, and the retailer incentive variant, otherwise known as "the cover you'll probably never see in person". The subscription cover is credited to Priscilla Tramontano, and the incentive cover to Jin Kim. Colorists for these pieces are currently not known. We'll update with those credits when they become available, meanwhile keep reading to see the cover previews!
Just in from WonderCon by way of CBR we have word there will be a new Transformers comic series coming out way. Those of us wondering about the Rom character suspected it would collide with our beloved robots and here it is!
The series will be written John Barber with help from Christos Gage and colors and art by Alex Milne. The story is said to also feature new character named Stardrive who is reported to be of Cybertronian origin as well as being a Solstar Knight.
Series interior artist Kei Zama has tweeted out a look at the clean cover art for the upcoming sixth issue of Optimus Prime
. Along with the finished lineart, we're also treated to a look at the cover with its full Josh Burcham colors applied, demonstrating yet again the fantastic artistic pairing that they bring to the book. This cover features the Autobot City Metrotitan, Optimus, and Sky Lynx, the latter two showing that no matter the continuity, Optimus Primes like riding dinosaur-shaped things! Click through for the full size preview images!
Hey, Luna 2 has returned to Functionist Cybertron! What great timing that can't possibly portend disaster! Dissolution, Part 4: Bad Moon Rising
is written by James Roberts with art by Jack Lawrence and colors by Joana Lafuente. Click here to go to the review
IDW and WonderCon head to Anaheim, CA this weekend for the fan-favorite 3-day convention! Held at the Anaheim Convention Center from March 31st to April 2nd IDW will be set up all weekend long at booth #1109. In addition to big signings and essential panels throughout the weekend, IDW will also be hosting Traveling Stories at their booth, a San Diego-based non-profit committed to spreading literacy through community engagement.
Thanks to ComicVine we have a preview of the Transformers Lost Light #4 Comic coming next Wednesday March 29th from IDW.
RODIMUS, MEGATRON and the exiled crew of the Lost Light realise that theres only one thing they need to do before they can resume their quest. Unfortunately, that thing is save the world. Can the AUTOBOTS overcome the odds and save the day?
Just in a full preview of Transformers Till All Are One #8 by way of Newsarama. The comic will be released next wednesday March 29th.
This is it: the final stand for Cybertron! Will Starscream and Windblades gamble finally pay off or will all of Iacon be destroyed by the zombie titans?