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Transformers Comic NewsSimon Furman has updated his blog with an entry regarding the third issue of Maximum Dinobots.

"It’s the turn of Maximum Dinobots #3 for the script analysis treatment, and as always what follows boils down to teasers rather than outright spoilers, but if you’d simply rather know nothing, look away now! Okay, the poor old town of Fallon, Nevada, which has already suffered all manner of rampaging destructiveness and other sundry indignities in issues #1 & 2, gets another mauling this issue when—in addition to brawling, embittered Dynobots—Scorponok’s Headmasters get well and truly stuck in! As Scorponok’s grand, labyrinthine plan finally unfolds, poor old Skywatch (the human organization tasked with policing the skies against alien threats, in particular giant warring robots) are still struggling to catch up, pulled this way and that by the Machination. But Skywatch Chief of Operations Joshua Red has had enough, and makes some seriously major rearguard moves that will have implications not just on this series but on the IDW/TF-verse in general (for some considerable time to come). And things still aren’t looking good for poor old Hot Rod, who’s got a ringside seat (uncomfortably close, you might say) for Scorponok’s show. Is help at hand or is all hope gone? By the time you get to the end of this issue you may well be leaning towards the latter! Maximum Dinobots #3 ships in February 09, story by me, art by Nick Roche (#1 is looking SO good!) and colours by Josh Burcham (#1 is… looking even better!!). Miss it, and it’ll be poor old YOU! For news and updates on all IDW’s Transformers comic check out their site here."

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Wednesday, 15th October 2008 at 08:52:51 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Simon Furman has updated his blog with an article regarding the latest issue of the UK exclusive Transformers comic from Titan Magazines. The comic is officially released today though those who subscribe online may have already received their copies. Here are some quotes.

"More Transformers goodness hits this week in the shape of Transformers (UK) comic/magazine #17, a packed, oversized issue featuring not but two new/UK-exclusive Transformers stories!" The first of these is set firmly in the new movie-verse, or at least the alternate one established by events in the epic ‘Twilight’s Last Gleaming.’ Get ready now for an all-new multi-part epic in the shape of ‘Return to Cybertron,’ a positively world-shattering tale that takes the Autobots back to their homeworld (not the nicest of places to be currently) and into one of their biggest and most fraught battles. Featuring a whole host of new characters making their strip debut, at least this side of the Atlantic, ‘Return to Cybertron pt1’ is simply not to be missed. Story is by me, art by Jon Davis-Hunt

The second strip is a a bonus 5-page Transformers Animated story, featuring the Dinobots and is also written by Simon Furman.

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Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Thursday, 9th October 2008 at 08:44:16 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Just a quick reminder that the 16th issue of Titan Magazines' Transformers comic is out today, so make sure you pick up the comic from your local stockest.

To help support the second longest running UK Transformers comic you may want to order a subscription to the comic. This can be done online, in the post or via your local newsagent. becareful if you try to order a subscription online though, as Titan Magazine's subscription service for the comic does not work properly. Although we have informed Titan of the problems, they remain unable to fix the problem.

To make things more confussing your order will be processes as normal, you just won't receive any confimation of the order. If you speak to Titan you'll get a generic answer about their being a problem, though they won't actually look into it.

We're sticking with the old fashioned way of buying it from the shops, which means that Titan miss out on the extra revenue, but at least we can get the comic that way.

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Thursday, 11th September 2008 at 18:54:09 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Simon Furman has updated his blog regarding issue 16 of the UK Transformers Comic by Titan Books.  The issue, which is out on the 11th September features the return of Transformers Movie Jazz!

pulse-pounding, knee-trembling, trouser-shattering (apologies to Nick Roche) TransformersSaga of the All Spark too, as that reprints/repackages the UK strips for the US market), which features an all-new UK originated strip — ‘Dark Spark,’ written by me and drawn by Jeremy Tiongson (colour by Jason Cardy). comic (though look out for IDW’s series

If you’ve been following the ‘Twilight’s Last Gleaming’/'Aftermath’ storyline you’ll know we’re knee-deep in the alternate Transformers movie universe by now, rolling out and onwards from a not-so-happy ending to 2007’s big screen opus. Well, in ‘Aftermath,’ a precious fragment of the All Spark was recovered by Skyblast and it’s now in the hands of Autobot medic Ratchet, who’s busy weighing up the pros and cons of some fairly drastic action regarding that very fragment. Sure, it might give them a much needed edge in the ongoing battle against Starscream’s Decepticons, but how high a price might they have to pay for victory? The All Spark was well and truly corrupted by Megatron’s malign influence, and any Autobot given a new lease of life, may not be an ally for long. Get ready for the return (maybe happy, maybe not) of… Jazz! Yep, ‘Autobot’ Jazz is back, and the repercussions for, well, just about everyone, will be huge! And there’s more!

More strip (Beast Wars: The Ascending, Megatron: Origin), more features, more competitions, more news and previews of the October debuting UK-exclusive Transformers Animated comic and a fantastic FREE Rotor Blaze Battle Launcher. Phew!

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Tuesday, 9th September 2008 at 13:33:16 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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The Transformers Collectors Club website has been updated with the following release regarding issue 3 of the Transformers Timelines comic

Transformers Timelines Issue 3
Benson Yee (w) Don Figueroa (a) Espen Grundetjern (c)

Don Figueroa returns to Transformers for this exciting Timelines story, one that will shatter everything you thought you knew about the Transformers!

On a world known as Cybertron, a ruthless and cruel tyrant prepares his army for an all out attack on a planet rich in resources. Their Destination: Earth! Only a small band of rebels stand between this evil warlord and his plans for universal conquest. If these brave soldiers are unable to stop the attack then there will be nothing to prevent the Universe from falling victim to the maniacal Optimus Prime and his legion of Autobots!

This Fall, the Mirror Universe comes to Transformers, as the battle lines will be drawn and a new champion will emerge. A young and noble Decepticon known as Megatron will stand up and fight for freedom, the freedom that is the right of all Transformers! Along with his fellow Decepticons, they will fight to the very last to stop the spread of Optimus Prime's tyranny!

Featuring all new Bonus profile art by Makoto Ono and Alex Milne as well as other extra content only available in this special Diamond edition.

FC - 32 pages - $4.95

Timelines Issue 3 is up for solicitation in the current September Issue of Previews. The book will be available November 2008 so be sure to request your copy of Timelines at a comic shop near you!

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Friday, 29th August 2008 at 13:19:08 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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In his latest blog update Transformers writer Simon Furman talks about the Return to Cybertron story ark that will begin in issue 17 of the UK Transformers comic.

"Right, let’s talk Cybertron. In fact, let’s talk ‘Return to Cybertron,’ the next four-part mini-epic from the alt. movie universe saga running in the Transformers (UK) comic/magazine. As always, the following contains teasers (rather than out and out spoilers), but if you’d rather not know at all, look away now. Okay, it all kicks off in TF-UK #17, as the escalating crisis on Earth necessitates a desperate plan and—for Ironhide, Bumblebee, Arcee and Armorhide—a not so happy homecoming. But, first things first! The current (sad) state of planet Earth necessitates some expert know-how, which leads Optimus Prime to summon a team of specialists (headed by Evac, making his comic strip debut). In the wake of the destruction of the All Spark (in ‘Twilight’s Last Gleaming’), things are looking decidedly terminal for terra firma, and the President wants action. He gets it. ‘Subtle’ just ain’t in Evac’s crew’s toolkit. And what of Cybertron itself? What could possibly merit a virtual combat drop into a world currently as barren hostile as they come? One word: Nucleon! What’s waiting there for Ironhide and his team? All I can say is, someone hasn’t given up on Cybertron. In fact, they’ve gone to great lengths to see the planet rise like a phoenix from the ashes. But, of course, there’s a price… a really, really BIG price! You won’t believe where we’re going with this one! TF-UK #17 is out on the 9th of October. Hoo-hah! Art for part 1 of ‘Return to Cybertron’ is by Jon Davis-Hunt. Check out his amazing work by clicking on the image below.

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Wednesday, 27th August 2008 at 21:57:20 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Transformers comic writer Simon Furman has updated his blog with some details on the Transformers Spotlight on Doubledealer, which comes out in the United States tomorrow and in the United Kingdom on Thursday.

Spotlight Doubledealer is the third part of the four part Revelations Saga story arc.

At the same time Chris Mowry has posted a 5 page preview for Transformers: Reign of Starscream part 5 on the IDW Message Boards. This issue is the final one in the story arc, out is out next week.

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Tuesday, 19th August 2008 at 18:33:22 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Simon Furman has upated his blog with an entry regarding the latest IDW spotlight, Transformers Spotlight: Doubledealer. The story is the third part of the Revelation with Simon promising that things "kick into high gear" in this issue.

"the Dead Universe cast (Nemesis Prime, Cyclonus, Galvatron, Straxus, Grindcore and Jhiaxus) make their presence well and truly felt. As two universes begin to mesh, perhaps irrevocably, the Autobots struggle to understand exactly what has been set in motion (and how to stop it). They need answers, and what better place to get them than from “the font of all knowledge, known and unknown” (aka The Magnificence). Last seen in Spotlight: Hot Rod, this mysterious alien artefact has been carefully hidden away ever since, but now—with the end of everything looming—it may be the universe’s last best hope. It’s up to Hot Rod and Dealer to retrieve the Magnificence, but (unknown to Hot Rod) Dealer has only his own interests at heart. Dealer’s dalliances with Banzaitron’s Decepticon secret service earned him the sobriquet Doubledealer, and he’s about to make it his own by ensuring that the job he started in Spotlight: Hot Rod is comprehensively finished this time around. Deceptions, doublecrosses and deceit abound as events steam headlong towards their shocking conclusion. Plus, more on the Autobot ‘Pretenders,’ Optimus Prime vs Nemesis Prime (at last!) and a shocking reappearance by ... well, wait and see. Transformers Spotlight: Doubledealer hits stores this Wednesday (20th) in the US, Thursday (21st) in the UK. Interior art is by Dan Khanna, with covers by EJ Su and Nick Roche."

Click the link to Simon's blog for the full post as well as the cover art.

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Tuesday, 19th August 2008 at 15:56:15 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Not Transformers related but Andy Wildman has updated his blog to let everyone know that the Mech RC comic will be released in the UK before the US.

The comic features robts designed by Andy Wildman and Don Figueroa

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Friday, 15th August 2008 at 08:22:13 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Simon Furman has updated his blog with information on Transformers UK Issue 15.

Out this week from Titan, in the UK only, is issue #15 of their utterly essential Transformers comic/magazine. The lead strip, written by me and drawn by TF newcomer Kieran McKeown (inked by Kris Justice), is the second part of the 2-part ‘Aftermath’ story, which picks up on our still reeling cast of Autobots and humans (and planet Earth too for that matter) from the epic ‘Twilight’s Last Gleaming’ arc. Set, as that story was, in the alternate post-movie universe unique to the Titan TF comic, ‘Aftermath’ shows the extent of the fallout from the Decepticon occupation of North America (and their attempt to rewrite the essential geological structure of the planet). Right now, though, the Autobots are an endangered species, Starscream (via his mind-controlled human puppets in high places) manipulating events to rid himself of Earth’s protectors.

Under attack from NATO mobile artillery, defending the sick and wounded in a field hospital, Optimus Prime’s forces have their backs well and truly up against the wall. And as bad as it seems right now, it’s going to get much, much worse. In just two issues’ time, the biggest TF-UK storyline of all kicks into high gear. If you thought ‘Twilight’s Last Gleaming’ was the pinnacle of excitement, think again. The countdown has begun to… ‘Return to Cybertron.’

Look for the Script (W)rap for the first part of that arc very soon. TF-UK #15 is in-store on Thursday August 14th.

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Tuesday, 12th August 2008 at 19:36:17 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Titan Magazines have sent out their press release for issue 15 of the UK exclusive Transformers comic. You can find a copy of the release below.

"Humanity breaks out the big guns on all robot lifeforms in this issue of TRANSFORMERS COMIC! As Earth enters its death throes and organic life is eaten alive by the AllSpark's metal power, the Autobots prepare a plan that stands as much chance of destroying the planet as saving it! If that is not enough for you, we have got all your favourite features, posters and you can even learn how to draw Frenzy from the Decepticons.

We are also giving away a brilliant free gift – we have got some special Transformer lenticular badges. So head out quickly and pick up your copy before they are all gone.

Transformers UK Comic Issue 15Transformers ISsue 15

Remember that you can subscribe to the Titan Magazines Transformers comic by visting their website. You can also subscribe to the UK Transformers Animated comic by visting this page on the Titan website.

Don't forget you can discuss this topic in our message board or by using the comment box below this article if you are already signed in to the website.

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Tuesday, 12th August 2008 at 16:19:20 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

Transformers Comic NewsSimon Furman has updated his blog with an entry regarding issue 2 of Transformers: Maximum Dinobots. The story takes place 10,000 years after the events of the Shockwave spotlight and sees the Dynobots being reunited under the mind control of Skywatch and the Machination. The issue also sees Scorponoks Headmaster army arrive to make matters worse. Visit Simon's blog for the full post

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Thursday, 7th August 2008 at 18:53:50 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Chris Ryall has updated his blog with images of the cover for the Trade paper back version of Transformers Spotlight: Grimlock.

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Thursday, 31st July 2008 at 09:30:37 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

Transformers Comic NewsIDW Editor Denton Tipton has updated his blog with a slideshow featuring what was shown at the SDCC, as well estimated in-store August release dates:
  • August 13
    Reign of Starscream #4
    Animated: The Arrival #1
    Best of U.K.: Time Wars #1
  • August 20
    All Hail Megatron #2
    Spotlight: Doubledealer
  • August 27
    Reign of Starscream #5
    Animated Series Vol. 4
  • September 3
    Saga of the Allspark #3
    Best of U.K.: Time Wars #2
Thanks to The Allspark for the news

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Thursday, 31st July 2008 at 09:28:39 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Simon Furman has updated his blog with some information regarding the main story that will be published in Titan Magazines UK exclusive Transformers comic. The story, a stand-alone story, is called Dark Spark and is written to bridge the gap between the Aftermath story arc and the Twilight's Last Gleaming arc. Here are some quotes from the blog.

"It’s called ‘Dark Spark’ (I know, I know!) and it centers around the return of a character many might have thought gone for good .... [it will] define this second batch of 13 UK issues. It’s also more character led than other recent issues, which I do like to do from time to time .... If you’ve read issue #14 (’Aftermath pt1′), you’ll have some idea already where the ’spark’ of ‘Dark Spark’ comes from, but who gets it and what it does to them may surprise you. And it’s all connected to what’s happening (and trust me, it’s all bad) to Earth. The story sees the debut of one Decepticon and paves the way for that of four Autobots. And that’s all I’m gonna tell you, except that issue #16 hits UK stores on September 11th and the art is by Jeremy Tiongson".

You can view a preview image here.

Category: Transformers Comic News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Monday, 28th July 2008 at 20:58:33 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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