Bologna Book Fair 2023 concluded recently and upcoming Transformers-related publishing materials were on display for the public.
Some of the highlights:
- Transformers: Rise of the Beasts children’s books by Simon & Schuster
- Transformers: Rise of the Beasts children’s activity books by Bendon
- Transformers: EarthSpark children’s books by Simon & Schuster
Speaking to the press, Michael Kelly, Hasbro’s VP of global publishing likens the movie to the more family-friendly original 2007 Transformers movie or the younger-skewing Bumblebee (2018), rather than some of the recent sequels. “It’s close to those in tone and feeling,” he explained. “It’s not one of those films that’s just brushing the R rating; there’s still lots of action and the stakes are high, but it’s solidly PG-13.”
Unfortunately, no news was shared regarding the comic book license.
You can read the full article at Publishers Weekly.
You can check out all the new book covers with this news post.