Few hours ago, we brought you the details from the IDW Panel at NYCC 2015. There, we’ve learned that Issue #50 of the IDW Transformers Comic Book series will bring about a change to the relationship between the Autobots and the planet Earth via a story arc titled “All Hail Optimus“. The creators of the series was interviewed by NewsARama for more details (Spoilers):
John Barber: Transformers #50 is the biggest thing we’ve done. It’s called “All Hail Optimus,” and Optimus Prime annexes planet Earth to become to become part of Cybertron’s Council of Worlds—he takes control of Earth to protect it from invasion. Meanwhile, Optimus has thousands of Cybertronian followers who view him as the “True Prime”—they see him as having a power above any elected office, above any “normal” being—and now Optimus is using the power they’ve handed to him. And he’s using it for good—at least as far as he sees it. Not everybody agrees with him.
Read the entire Interview, at NewsARama.