It’s that time of month, as Previewsworld has posted the previews for IDW Publishing’s May releases. In addition to the regular releases of Optimus Prime, Lost Light, Till All Are One, and Revolutionaries, we’ll be getting the final issue of Revolution: Aw Yeah! and a special surprise: the first installment of the Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook, featuring a collection of bios covering Hasbro characters from A to D, along with other bonuses. This month also sees the release of collections for the Autocracy Trilogy, the Transformers’ most Epic Battles, and the first six issues of Optimus Prime. Check out the solicits and covers for the month of May after the break!
With the Junkion invasion resolved peacefully, Optimus Prime takes a moment to plan the Autobot’s next move on earth.
You know that sinking feeling you get when you witness the destruction of an entire planet? Rodimus and company are about to feel that. Hardcore.
As Starscream faces down the encroaching machinations of Elita One, he enlists Blast Off to help him bring Bruticus back!
M.A.S.K. vs. ATOMIC MAN! The Revolutionaries team with MATT TRAKKER and the M.A.S.K. team to find Mike Power-a.k.a. ATOMIC MAN-the long-lost member of the G.I. JOE ADVENTURE TEAM. The bizarre history of this tragic hero leads to the truth behind “Project Ice Man”-and the return of another classic G.I. JOE hero!
Because you demanded it… OPTIMUS PRIME joins COBRA! They say it could never happen! They say it couldn’t be done! COBRA sees and conquers and takes what they want! TRANSFORMERS can surely be a huge prize, especially if their leader is mind controlled! The end of all existence is near!
If you’re new to the Hasbro Universe or a long-time fan, this book is for you! Featuring a veritable TON of bios on your favorite characters, from A to D, plus papercraft projects, a map of the new GI JOE Headquarters and an exclusive story featuring Rock ‘N’ Roll and his fateful encounter with the Cold Crawlers!
• Featuring writing and art by some of today’s top talent including John Barber, Guido Guidi, Aubrey Sitterson, Fico Ossio, Chris Ryall, Jack Lawrence, Brandon Easton, Steve Kurth, Cullen Bunn, Robert Atkins, Mairghread Scott, David Messina, and Jimmy Johnston.
• Exclusive paper-crafts, posters and stories in every issue!
REVOLUTION is over-but the danger to Earth is just beginning. As OPTIMUS PRIME pulls Earth into the larger universe, he’s painted a target on Earth… and a new alien incursion begins when a corkscrew shaped craft drills into our world! Collects issues #1-6.
Before Optimus became a Prime he fought for order. Before Megatron became a conqueror he fought for freedom. In the early days of the war on Cybertron, two leaders-one Autobot, the other Decepticon-start down their own paths towards destiny. Collects the Autocracy, Monstrosity, and Primacy series into one collection.
The most epic battles in Transformers history! Classic brawls from the Generation 1 era are collected for readers of all ages! See who wins when Optimus Prime and the Decepticons go toe-to-toe!