Comic Book Resources has interviewed Mairghread Scott & Corin Howell about the post-Combiner Wars IDW universe, Windblade, the Combiner Hunters one-shot, and much more! Scott also talks about how she used the Combiner Wars setup as a way to introduce characters from all the other TF continuities into IDW's comics- something she's been wanting to do for a long time. Click through for excerpts from the interview and character designs for Moonracer & Knock Out by Corin Howell!
Giovanni Sanchez of the Transformers Colombia Facebook has posted an image of Battle Core Optimus Prime combined with Air Raid, Quickslinger, Rook, and Alpha Bravo and white third-party hands and feet for a extremely white version of Optimus Maximus! But also noteworthy is the look at the torso, which sadly refutes the rumor that the inner torso has been remolded in any significant way. Keep reading to see for yourself!
As new residents flow in from the colonies, Cybertron's social problems begin to find new life when post-war politics clash with the cultural beliefs of the newcomers. But amid this, a family relationship already damaged by the war may end up as the tipping point to the fragile peace completely giving way. "The Transgressors", written by John Barber, art by Andrew Griffith, colored by Josh Perez. Click to read the review!
Newsarama jumped in a bit early, sneaking the preview for the latest issue of Transformers vs GI Joe under the radar. Issue 8, delayed yet an extra week past when the SDCC IDW panel promised it would reach shops is finally on the way. And you can find out a little later just what this issue holds when we bring you the first review of this issue. Stay tuned! In the interplanetary war between the TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, anything can happen... and does.
More from Victor Wong on Facebook, now showing off Voyager Wave 4's Battle Core Optimus out of the box. A quick photo overview shows off the toy, including a side by side with the original release of Combiner Wars Optimus, although at least in that mode the robot head is the only point of retooling. Despite one combined form shot, we still haven't gotten a look to see the rumored retooling inside the combiner chest, but hopefully soon! Keep reading to take a look.