SDCC 2018 - IDW Transformers Comics News and Previews

We are live at SDCC 2018 covering the IDW Transformers Comics News and Previews from their panel. Read on to get the scoop on all the new Transformers comics coming our way. RID

Same timeline as PRIME & FOC, bringing in Arcee Ultra Magnus.

Optimus Prime directionless, he as a leader didn't see a necessity to be there but all the colonies see him as a lead figure. Prime needs to find out what it means to be a Prime.


Rodimus leading crew to find lost knights of Cybertron, funny, bizarre series.

One of the most bizarre stories you will have ever read.

Return of the scavengers, Grimlock hanging out with them & rise of Decepticon division to fight against Cybertron b/c megs is an Autobot

Windblade, focusing on Starscream vs Windblade.

General Alita 1 from G1 will join lead a bunch of old characters but ended up cancelling it with issue 7 Windblade.

Till All Are One, restart with Windblade, colonies trying to repopulate Cybertron, beast TFs neighbors to Velocitronians and conflicts arise. prevent Starscream from causing problems

August retail incentive covers for Windblade SD Covers.

TF Redemption

1 shot 40 page book, Dinobots headed to rust sea to repopulate Cybertron. Victorion will appear.

TF sins of the wreckers - 6 issue series by nick roche/josh burcham - nov BIG event for IDW and repercussions in this series will carry thru the Transformers universe & causing major changes to Transformers world.

TF vs GI Joe - Next issue last week in July.

Transformers: Unicron & Beyond

Transformers Unicron is very exciting, not just an event but to recap 13 years of Tranformers stories before the next stage!

They started hammering out ideas and figure out how to end it.

Things that made their TF books unique was it's a story about metal people, not just stuff blowing up but all about how the character and how they tick.

Poeple who contributed in the past 13 years will contribute retailers exclusives for each cover.

Back stories like ROM, GI Joe, Mask, Micronauts & Visionaries, Vol 1-5 will be included.

Connecting B covers shown.

Opportunity to tell a story that had a conclusion and they did not all agree what the conclution should be with hasbro over the 10-13 yrs and hopefully be pleased and satifyin experiece with this ending and see what comes next.

BIG event is significant and not a bad thing, but a party ending these story lines/plots and a way a big property never gets a chance to do and make it meaningful.

Opimus Prime finale issue #22 will be showing up. Bridges the gap between #21 and Unicron #0.

Issue 23 a 3 part story last empire. what colonist are doing while what prime is doing to Unicron.

#25 will be the capstone of the series.

Transformers Lost Light, this month will be wrapping up, and finally have an answer to the mystery.

A new original Transformers graphic novel aimed at kids.

Exciting story about Bee racing around to Decepticon threats in a small town and hanging out in small towns.

Bee movie prequel setting up events before movie. own adventure in 60's in London, spy action, sector 7 ford bee and his handler, fun adventure. bee forging another relationship we haven't seen before in an unusual setting, Transformers spy project.

Variant bee covers shown.

Star Trek vs Transformers

G1 animation vs Trek animated series, prime directives and Optimus Prime does not go together all the time.

When combining franchises, they need to look like they flow together and the animation on visually on paper.

Transformers Portion of Panel Completed!

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