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SDCC 2012 - IDW Publishing Panel Reveals Transformers Prime Comic, Fall of Cybertron Digital Prequel Comic Book

By Jack Q on Thursday, July 12, 2012

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!


John Barber
Carlos Guzman
Michel Kelly
Larry Hama
Chris Metzin
Flint Dilly
Livio Ramondeli
Andrew Griffith
Brendan Cahill
Matt Johnson


August is Dinobot Month!
More Than Meets the Eye
Grimlock Returns!
The story in August is pretty intense and there will be a Decepticon justice decision

Robots In Disguise
Rest of Dinobots will appear on Cybertron

Regeneration One
Grimlock Returns to Nebulon.
Simon Furman, of course, is back, along with Andrew Wildman on the pencils

Annual 2012
The character will interconnect both the More Than Meets the Eye and Robots In Disguise comics and the Transformers find an unexpected thing on Cybertron.

Fall of Cybertron Art Book
The Fall of Cybertron Art Book is a collaborative effort with Hasbro and High Moon and will offer a behind-the-scenes look of Transformers Fall of Cybertron

Fall of Cybertron Prequel Digital Comic
Broken up into eight parts, the prequel series will be hitting online bi-Weekly stating in August
12. The series will offer the back story on the game and is written by John Barber with Dheeraj Verma on pencils.

Transformers Prime Rage of the Dinobots
Despite saying at BotCon 2012 that the company will be focusing on Transformers More Than Meets the Eye and Robots In Disguise books, IDW has come out and announced that they will be developing a Transformers Prime book that is in the same continuity as the show and will lead up to the third season of the television series.

The series will follow the continuity established in the show, game and comic and centers around the Dinobots taking their last stand on a dead Cybertron after the Autobots leave.

The Dinobots are a crack team of soldiers that are on their own against powerful forces and are working to save the planet.

This series will take into consideration the War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron as well as the Exiles and Exodus stories.

GI Joe

Issue 15 and 16 wrap story line

Snake Eye Storm Shadow
July and August will offer some surprises

Target Snake Eyes
The six part crossover will begin in October and will feature the stories offered in Snake Eyes Storm Shadow and GI Joe Ongoing

Issues 15 and 16 in July and August will have a huge revelation of the story

Oktober Is Coming...
Promises new characters introduced in the Joe Universe

Real American Heroes
The special SDCC issue is being offered this weekend! September will see issue 183

Stay tuned to Tformers.com for more details as they are made available. Your best resource for all the Transformers news and community every day.

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2:11 am

IMHO Below: after Chaos & having bumblebee as the autobot faction leader. I lost all faith in IDW TF comics. I haven't bought a IDW TF comic since decenber 2011. I'm probably only going to buy the IDW TF Re-generation comics & that's it. I'll buy these ever 6 months via tra... read more 
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Well that FOC comic better make retail as a collected edition, I hate online comics, I need paper! 
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