From Previewsworld comes the latest round of solicitations for IDW Publishing’s Transformers-related comics, these ones scheduled for release in June. Of note for this month is the Transformers: Salvation one-shot, the final installment of the trilogy started by Transformers: Punishment and Transformers: Redemption, and featuring the Dinobots vs. Trypticon. In addition, Jazz goes on national television, Rodimus reflects on events in the Functionist universe, Starscream risks it all to make a new ally, and Sgt. Savage is brought forward from World War II into the 1990s. Plus, the second volume of the Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook! Check all of this and more out after the break.
Latest information on Transformers Comics from IDW including G1 Ongoing, all the mini-series, and their Transformers Movie comics. Also features archived news from Dreamwave and Marvel comics.
From Tiny Titans co-creator Art Baltazar comes a more humourous look at IDW Publishing’s Revolution crossover event, as Microspace tyrant and avid Snake Eyes fan Baron Karza plots to conquer the universe! This four-issue mini is more so for all ages than most of the current IDW Transformers comic, and you can have a look at the premiere issue’s first three pages for yourself after the break. Issue #1’s due for release on April 5!
Artist Guido Guidi on his Twitter has just shared some unused Concept Sketches from Dreamwave’s Heart Of Steel comics. Thanks to fellow 2005 boards member The Kup for sharing them on our boards too.
We get some cool designs for Soundwave and Scourge, with alt modes based on the late 19th century technology, the era when the story takes place on these comics.
You can check the pictures after the jump, and be sure to share your opinions on the 2005 boards.
Thanks to 2005 boards member Lucas35 we have some very interesting information from the IDW panel in NC Comicon. We get some interesting bits for what it is about to come in IDW titles like “Optimus Prime”, G.I Joe, and some popular characters such as Chromedome and Rewind.
As an extra bonus, we also have notes from the “History of IDW” Panel.
You can read it after the jump and then share what you think at the 2005 boards.
CBR has the five-page preview for the next installment in IDW Publishing’s Optimus Prime series, as the Autobots react to the Junkions’ betrayal and the Sharkticons’ subsequent global rampage, getting ready to strike back. Read the preview after the break, then pick up the issue when it’s released on March 22!
From the mind of Tom Scioli comes the adaptation of the movie based on his Transformers vs. G.I. Joe comic series! What’s that, you say? Such a movie doesn’t exist? That’s not stopping it from being adapted! Newsarama has the five-page preview for this coda to IDW Publishing’s crossover series, in what certainly promises to be one of the most bizarre comic releases ever. Check them out after the break, and then prepare yourself for the double-sized issue’s release on March 22!
Apple’s iBooks has added a new preview for the upcoming Til All Are One issue 8. Cybertron’s crisis deepens as the army of Titans rampages across the planet – and the only hope of stopping their onslaught may open the door to an even worse fate. Check out the preview for some introspection and character development for Metroplex setting the scene for the latest installment of Til All Are One!
Apple’s iBooks has updated with a three page preview of the next issue of Transformers Lost Light. Things are heating up in the fourth installment of this adventure which sees danger on both the Functionist Cybertron and the Necroworld. Check out the preview attached to this post, and be sure to pick up the full issue when it hits stores on March 29th!
D-drive has once again sent us the Diamond Comics Shipping list for next weeks Transformers comics. On tap for Wednesday, March 22nd from IDW is the following:
OPTIMUS PRIME #5 (also shipping subscription A, B and 1-in-10 variants)
(W) John Barber (A/CA) Kei Zama
NEW CYBERTRON! It’s battleground: Earth once more, as the uneasy peace between Optimus’ forces, the Junkions, and G.I. Joe collapses amidst betrayals and subterfuge. Will Optimus Prime and Pyra Magna be able to put aside their differences-or is war really the only way forward?
TRANSFORMERS VS GI JOE MOVIE ADAPTATION (also shipping subscription cover)
(W/A/CA) Tom Scioli
Imagine a world where the greatest comic book crossover of all time inspires a movie adaptation… and that movie adaptation inspires its own comic book! Visionary writer-artist Tom Scioli returns to the weird world of Transformers vs. G.I. Joe and brings an even weirder twist to this new story: what would the comic book adaptation of the movie version of the comic book look like? It’s time to find out in the most epic, scintillating, off-the-wall, exciting comic of 2017!
The latest five-page Revolutionaries preview comes from Newsarama, as the titular team steps back for astory set decades prior and focused on Joe Colton’s Adventure Team and Soundwave! Together, can these two different forces solve… THE SECRET OF THE MUMMY’S TOMB? It’s robot mummies and Nazi androids abound in this issue due for release on March 15th!