Imagine a world where there was such a thing as Time-Life books covering the best and most significant G1 Transformers comics in a handsome 60-volume hardcover series for your shelf. Good news: if you live in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland, you don't have to! Hachette Partworks Ltd., with the help of such notable writers and artists as Bob Budiansky, Simon Furman, James Roberts, Andrew Wildman, Chris Ryall, and more, are offering the series along with some cute TF-themed bonus items. Keep reading for details! From the FAQ:
-How many issues are there in the collection?
There are currently 60 issues planned in the collection.
-How often is the collection published?
-How much does each issue cost?
Issue 1 comes at the special price of £1.99, issue 2 comes at the special price of £6.99 and issue 3 onwards is priced at £9.99.
-How can I get copies if I live outside the UK or Republic of Ireland?
We are sorry, but at the moment we cannot send copies outside the UK and R.O.I.
-How do I subscribe?
You can subscribe in one of 3 ways; online, by telephone on 0844 493 5416 and by post by filling in a subscription form which can be found in issue 1 of the collection.
-What payment methods are available?
Direct Debit, Switch, Visa, Delta, Mastercard or via invoice.
-Have you received my subscription request - I have not had confirmation?
If you have subscribed online, you will receive a confirmation email followed by your welcome letter, both will be sent within 24 hours of placing your order. If you do not receive this email, please contact our Customer Service Team since there may have been a problem receiving your order, or an error with the email address used on your order form. If you subscribe via post or phone, you will receive a confirmation welcome letter within seven days of us receiving your request to subscribe. This contains your order reference number and details of your subscription. If you haven't received a welcome letter after 10 days, then please contact our Customer Service Team. If you email the team, please include your name in the subject line.
-When will I receive my superb free gifts?
For subscribers starting with issues 2, 3 or 4, with your first delivery you will receive 2 issues (1 FREE) and your FREE Transformers mug and FREE Transformers keyrings .For subscribers starting at issue 1, please note that you will receive issue 1 with your first delivery and with your 2nd delivery you will receive 2 issues (1 FREE) and the above gifts.
With your 2nd delivery, you will receive your FREE Transformers belt buckle and your FREE Transformers wallet. For customers starting with issue 1, this will be delivered with your 3rd delivery.
With your 4th delivery, you will receive your FREE Transformers bookends. For customers starting with Issue 1, this will be with your 5th delivery.
-How do I cancel my subscription?
You can cancel at any time giving 28 days notice - please contact our Customer Service Team via telephone, post or email. If you contact the team by writing, please include your name and subscription reference.
-Can I get the free subscription gifts without subscribing?
No, sorry, but if you’d like to subscribe you can do so via our subscribe page. Please note that gifts are part of a special offer only available to people who start their subscription with issues 1, 2, 3 or 4.
-How do I return an issue?
If you subscribe and decide for whatever reason not to keep a received issue, you must send it back unopened within 14 days following the receipt of your despatch to the following address:
Hachette Partworks Ltd.
PO Box 77
Please include your subscription number with your parcel. A parcel kept more than 14 days means acceptance and the invoice should be paid promptly.
-How can I get back issues?
To order back copies, please contact our Customer Service Team by one of the methods stated in the Contact section. Please note that it can take up to 28 days to deliver your back copies from receiving your request.
-Why have I received the wrong issue/s?
We will replace all your issues with the correct copies. In order for us to arrange for a replacement, please contact our Customer Service Team via phone or email. If you email the team, please include your name and subscription reference in the subject line.
-Why can't I get through on the telephone number given?
We have lots of lines and staff dedicated to helping you, but they can be busy at peak times so please keep trying. Alternatively, please email our Customer Services Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-I cannot find copies in the shops – what do I do?
You can ask your newsagent to place a regular order for you so you can pick up your issues from them. If you need back copies you can ask your newsagent to order them for you or just contact our Customer Service Team. Don’t forget, if you become a subscriber, issues will be delivered to your door free of charge and you will receive some free superb subscription gifts!
-What should I do if I receive a damaged issue?
We replace any damaged issue free of charge. Just send us back your damaged issue and contact our Customer Service Team. It might be also a good idea to mention the problem to Royal Mail.