Seibertron.com Interviews New IDW Windblade Artist Corin Howell

Seibertron.com Interviews New IDW Windblade Artist Corin Howell

Corin Howell - Hello again, fans of Transformers from Seibertron and beyond! We continue our journey in the world behind the scenes of everyone's (we assume) favourite transforming robots by having a good chat with one of the latest entries at IDW - the new artist on the ongoing Windblade series, whose work we have started to see in Windblade #3 (out on 10th June, sneak peek here): Corin Howell! Check it out below, as we look at her development as a fan and an artist.
Female Autobot WINDBLADE to debut in Transformers Robots In Disguise cartoon

Female Autobot WINDBLADE to debut in Transformers Robots In Disguise cartoon

Fan Built - In the recent article on USA Today, where Victorion was revealed as the name of the first ever female Combiner from the Fan Built Combiners poll, it was also revealed that Windblade will make an appearance on Transformers Robots In Disguise! We'll finally get to see her in animated action and hear her speak for the first time, this is an amazing time to be a fan! As many of you will recall, Windblade was the 2014 Fan Built Figure to coincide with the brand's 30th anniversary.
Review of IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39

Review of IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39

DJD - RETURN OF THE D.J.D.! A punishment squad created by MEGATRON to hunt down dissidents, turncoats and cowards—no one believes more passionately in the DECEPTICON cause than the D.J.D. So what happens when they discover their founder has joined the Autobots? (Clue: it’s not pretty.)
TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise Special Primetime Premiere Airs March 14th on Cartoon Network

TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise Special Primetime Premiere Airs March 14th on Cartoon Network

Robots In Disguise Cartoon Premiere - Cartoon Network will unleash TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise on Saturday, March 14 at 6 p.m. (ET/PT) with a special one-hour premiere event. The latest installment in the iconic franchise features an all new animation style, and builds upon the lore of the iconic Transformers franchise filled with great humor and lots of fun adventure for fans of all ages. Read the full press release here.
Seibertron.com Interviews Shane McCarthy - Lindyhopping with Drift

Seibertron.com Interviews Shane McCarthy - Lindyhopping with Drift

McCarthyism - We left the interviews with comics creators lagging for a while, as life decided to settle itself, 2014 swept in and we're now ready for Combiner Wars hitting shelves in both paper, plastic and pixel format. But alongside that, we've also seen the return of one of IDW's original Transformers characters, Drift, in the hands of its originator - Shane McCarthy. Read on below for a spotlight on the Australian author of AHM!

Takara Tomy TAV-21 Optimus Prime Video Review

Takara Tomy TAV-21 Optimus Prime Video Review

Posted August 04th, 2015 at 11:23pm by Autobot032 - 416 views

NEW! Fellow Seibertron poster KirbyForce1 has provided us the link to JTMitchell87's YouTube review of this highly anticipated Takara Tomy import. We've shown you images of the TAV 21 Optimus Prime, now it's time to see the video review and all the bells and whistles the figure has to offer! Lights, sounds and an armory befitting a giant semi that turns into a giant fighting robot and he's only $60.00 at your favorite Seibertron.com sponsor! Check out the review in the embed below and then - Read More

Transformers Team Talks "Windblade," New Female Characters - Interview with Scott and Howell

Transformers Team Talks "Windblade," New Female Characters - Interview with Scott and Howell

Posted August 04th, 2015 at 3:15pm by Va'al - 3,445 views

Via Comic Book Resources, we have a fairly lengthy interview with the creative team behind Transformers: Windblade, in particular issue #5: Mairghread Scott and Corin Howell! The two touched upon the general direction of the series post-Combiner Wars, the introduction of multiple characters from several branches of the robot franchise, their thoughts on their favourite characters so far and much more, including some concepts for Moonracer and Knock-Out. Check out some snippets below, and head - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #8 Full Preview

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #8 Full Preview

Posted August 04th, 2015 at 2:28am by Va'al - 5,642 views

With a peculiar blip in distribution, IDW Publishing confirms the release of Transformers vs G.I. Joe #8 for this Wednesday, though some shops and stores may already have received it last week - in either case, check out the full preview for the issue below, and head back to Seibertron.com for a review later this week! Transformers vs G.I. JOE #8 Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c) In the interplanetary war between the TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, anything can happen… and does. - Read More

IDW The Transformers #44 Full Preview

IDW The Transformers #44 Full Preview

Posted August 01st, 2015 at 5:52am by Va'al - 15,531 views

As entertainment and media site Newsarama get their first post out, we can also share the full preview for next week's issue #44 of IDW Publishing's The Transformers ongoing series, featuring all the unsettled Cybertron you will ever want! Check it out below, and head back to Seibertron.com for a review on Wednesday. Transformers #44 John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c) LOVE AND HATE! Two emotions only inches from each other—and TRACKS and NEEDLENOSE have felt them both. On - Read More

Transformers IDW Torchbearers Artwork

Transformers IDW Torchbearers Artwork

Posted July 30th, 2015 at 8:41am by mooncake623 - 16,447 views

Thanks to Sara Pitre-Durocher via tumblr we get a look at the artwork she did for new Torchbearers, the all female combiner team that forms Victorian! From Sara Pitre-Durocher NOW THAT COMBINER HUNTERS IS OUT…! The Torchbearerrrrrs! I drew them from an early draft of the toys. There was certainly a fine balance to be found between “stay close to the toys’ designs” and “follow your heaaaart” but I think I did alright..! Anyways enough of me freaking out; Enjoy! and - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Hunters One-Shot Review

IDW Transformers: Combiner Hunters One-Shot Review

Posted July 29th, 2015 at 1:53am by Va'al - 17,842 views

What's On The Box? (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis COMBINER WARS FALLOUT! Because you demanded it—WINDBLADE and CHROMIA team up with ARCEE to put an end to the menace of the COMBINER WARS—but will they end each other first?! Snark off! Story The one-shot that unofficially accompanies the SDCC exclusive Combiner Hunters box set, obviously sharing its title, is also the first introduction, and so far only look at, the team of character that form and become Victorion, the first - Read More

IDW Transformers: Windblade #5 Review

IDW Transformers: Windblade #5 Review

Posted July 29th, 2015 at 1:51am by ScottyP - 16,320 views

"America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, bad ass speed." Eleanor Roosevelt, 1936 Velocitron Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Blurry Race Against The Light, Which Is Totally Not A Title From MTMTE, We Promise Remember back about a decade ago, when you first watched Transformers: Cybertron on TV? The first few episodes start with a bang, taking you away on a fast-paced adventure spanning three planets within the span of just the first four episodes. One of these planets was - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #43 Review

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #43 Review

Posted July 29th, 2015 at 1:50am by Va'al - 15,647 views

I'm No Superbot (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis Three years into their quest, and the crew of the Lost Light were starting to think that the universe held no more nasty surprises. And then a planet started chasing them. Nobel-worthy dialogue Story There comes a point in a series, be it on television, in comics, or whatever else have you, when a certain sentence is brought onto the picture, featuring an aquatic creature, a certain type of physical effort and usual negative - Read More

New Transformers: Robots In Disguise Concept art featuring early "Matches Malone like" Denny

New Transformers: Robots In Disguise Concept art featuring early "Matches Malone like" Denny

Posted July 27th, 2015 at 9:29pm by william-james88 - 14,394 views

Artist Jose Lopez has posted some new Transformers: Robots In Disguise concept art on his Instagram account. These feature some renditions of Strongarm, Fixit, Russel, Bumblebee and Denny, who looks far more like Matches Malone (one of Batman's undercover disguises). The character of Denny had changed quite a bit since conception, as we already knew from our very own Jon Bailey who auditioned for the role, and this is further proof of that. Also, notice how Fixit initially had threads instead - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Kei Zama

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Kei Zama

Posted July 27th, 2015 at 1:42pm by Va'al - 17,728 views

Another update from Auto Assembly HQ as we inch ever closer to the event! Announced today was their latest guest for August 2015, a fan artist from Japan known in the online fandom as Golby II - Kei Zama! You can find a selection of her work in the links below, as well as some more info on this very talented artist. While Auto Assembly is taking it’s final bow, we realise the Transformers brand moves ever onward, with new stories, characters and creative artists. It’s fitting - Read More

IDW Transformers: Windblade #5 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: Windblade #5 Full Preview

Posted July 24th, 2015 at 1:41pm by Va'al - 17,137 views

And the third and final IDW Publishing offering, once again after Newsarama, sees the planet Velocitron screaming into the foreground, as Windblade and the Cybertronian -er- delegates attempt to find out what it really means to race for your life. Full preview below, and full review on Wednesday right here on Seibertron.com! Transformers: Windblade #5 Mairghread Scott (w) • Corin Howell (a) • Priscilla Tramontano (c) RACE AGAINST THE LIGHT! On VELOCITRON, racing isn’t a - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #43 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #43 Full Preview

Posted July 24th, 2015 at 1:38pm by Va'al - 19,424 views

The second preview from IDW Publishing, after Newsarama breaks the news, for the coming week's Transformers comics features the set of Friends, holomatter avatars and More Than Meets the Eye - of course, in issue 43! Read on below for a full look at what's to come, and if you're not utterly confused, head back here on Wednesday for a review. Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #43 James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c) Three years into their quest, and the crew of the Lost Light were - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Hunters One-Shot Full Preview

IDW Transformers: Combiner Hunters One-Shot Full Preview

Posted July 24th, 2015 at 1:36pm by Va'al - 16,708 views

As we leave the month of July behind, and as Newsarama lifts the embargo, IDW Publishing brings us all the updates left in its Transformers series, some still dealing with the aftermath of Combiner Wars - such as the preview below, for the one-shot Combiner Hunters (which helped give the SDCC set its deco), featuring art by Sara Pitre-Durocher! Read more right here, and head back for a review on Wednesday, as the book makes its way to comic shops and online. Transformers: Combiner Hunters - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #1 Review

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #1 Review

Posted July 24th, 2015 at 7:46am by Va'al - 16,043 views

(Top of the) DINOPILE! (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis GO TEAM ’BEE! BUMBLEBEE leads an all-star team of AUTOBOTS to Earth to find rogue DECEPTICONS… but in this all-new story based on the hit Cartoon Network animated series, they find more than… they bargained for! (You thought we were going to say “meets the eye,” didn’t you?) DINOPILE Story After the Free Comic Book Day almost one-off issue by John Barber, new writer Georgia Ball has taken on the task of keeping - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #8 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #8 iTunes Preview

Posted July 22nd, 2015 at 7:29pm by Va'al - 14,042 views

In other iTunes-cum-IDW Publishing news, we also have a very latecomer to the roster for next week, namely the eighth issue of Tom Scioli's cosmic masterpiece Transformers vs G.I. Joe! You can check out the three-page preview below, mirrored from the iTunes page here. In the interplanetary war between the TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, anything can happen... and does. - Read More

TFcon Charlotte 2015 - Transformers Voice Actor Garry Chalk to Attend

TFcon Charlotte 2015 - Transformers Voice Actor Garry Chalk to Attend

Posted July 22nd, 2015 at 7:19pm by Va'al - 19,323 views

The lovely folks over at TFcon USA - taking place in Charlotte in 2015 - have updated their site with the first official guest for the event: voice of Optimus Primal from Transformers Beast Wars, Garry Chalk! Find out more from their official announcement page here, and scroll down below for a snippet. We are very happy to welcome Transformers voice actor Garry Chalk to TFcon Charlotte 2015. The voice of Optimus Primal in Beast Wars and Beast Machines and Optimus Prime in the Armada, Energon - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #43 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #43 iTunes Preview

Posted July 22nd, 2015 at 1:52pm by Va'al - 15,066 views

A little later than usual, as the comic is slated for release next week, we have the iTunes three-page preview of the next issue of Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, number #43! Check out below some meta-self-holomatter goodness from IDW Publishing mirrored below! Three years into their quest, and the crew of the Lost Light were starting to think that the universe held no more nasty surprises. And then a planet started chasing them. - Read More

IDW The Transformers #43 Review

IDW The Transformers #43 Review

Posted July 22nd, 2015 at 5:45am by Va'al - 14,846 views

Jupiter Condescending (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis COSMOS UNLEASHED! A misunderstood AUTOBOT. A DECEPTICON space station. Cut off from their allies, SOUNDWAVE and COSMOS come face to face… alone. Uh-OH Story We have been following the side-adventures of Cosmos, in his new, but not as upgraded as it seems, body, new paintjob, new sass. We have also seen glimpses of what Soundwave is up to on Jupiter, and how it might shape the future of what's left of the Decepticon movement - Read More

IDW The Transformers #43 Full Preview

IDW The Transformers #43 Full Preview

Posted July 18th, 2015 at 2:28am by Va'al - 26,749 views

The second piece of IDW news, also via Newsarama, is the full preview of next week's The Transformers #43, in which we catch up with Soundwave and the Decepticon commune in progress on Jupiter - check it out below, and come back to Seibertron.com on the date of release for our usual review! Transformers #43 John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Griffith (c) COSMOS UNLEASHED! A misunderstood AUTOBOT. A DECEPTICON space station. Cut off from their allies, SOUNDWAVE and COSMOS come - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #1 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #1 Full Preview

Posted July 18th, 2015 at 2:23am by Va'al - 24,210 views

News for the weekend, thanks to Newsarama posting their previews of next week's IDW Publishing Transformers comics - starting with the first issue of the parallel series to the animated tv series Robots in Disguise. Check out the full preview below, and come back next week for a quick review of this younger reader series! Transformers: Robots in Disguise Animated #1—SPOTLIGHT Georgia Ball (w) • Priscilla Tramontano (a & c) GO TEAM ’BEE! BUMBLEBEE leads an all-star team of AUTOBOTS - Read More

James Raiz and Kieran Oats Decepticon / Cobra TFcon Print Revealed

James Raiz and Kieran Oats Decepticon / Cobra TFcon Print Revealed

Posted July 17th, 2015 at 3:50pm by Va'al - 29,328 views

The latest update from our friend James Raiz, artist for the Transformers comics at multiple points in their publication history, includes the full reveal of the second TFcon piece featuring G.I. Joe and Transformers comics from the live-action movies! You'll remember the Autobot and Joes piece (but check it out here if you don't) - now we have the Decepticon and Cobra counterpart print as selected by Seibertron.com users, also coloured by Kieran Oats, and both of which will be available this - Read More

Video Review - Transformers Robots in Disguise Mega Five-Step Megatronus

Video Review - Transformers Robots in Disguise Mega Five-Step Megatronus

Posted July 17th, 2015 at 5:16am by Va'al - 38,178 views

Fellow Seibertronian Madeus Prime has shared with us a review by YouTuber MightMouse74 of the first instance we've come across of the major antagonist in the Transformers: Robots in Disguise animated series, making their debut in the season finale: Megatronus! The figure is a five-step changer, Toys'R'Us Exclusive and part of the Clash of the Transformers subline, and can be seen in the embedded clip - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW The Transformers #44 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW The Transformers #44 iTunes Preview

Posted July 17th, 2015 at 4:44am by Va'al - 12,443 views

Second piece of news, sort of from IDW Publishing, is the usual iTunes three-page preview of an upcoming comics issue, with The Transformers #44 being the one uploaded this time! We can also confirm that issue #43 will be out next week, so keep your optics tuned for the preview and review combo soon here on Seibertron.com, and check out the snippet below. LOVE AND HATE! Two emotions only inches from each other-and TRACKS and NEEDLENOSE have felt them both. On opposite sides of an eons-long - Read More

IDW Publishing Pan Cybertronian Spaceways RI Covers by James Biggie

IDW Publishing Pan Cybertronian Spaceways RI Covers by James Biggie

Posted July 17th, 2015 at 4:28am by Va'al - 14,282 views

Our first piece of news from IDW Publishing, via their Facebook page, today comes in the shape of the Retailer Incentive covers for all three major ongoings: Windblade #5, The Transformers #43 and More Than Meets the Eye #43. Artist James Biggie, who will also be working on Transformers: Redemption, has prepared three travel ads for locations in the Transformers Universe, for the 'Pan Cybertronian Spaceways', referencing Caminus, Unicron's Head and Nebulos - check them out below! - Read More

TFcon Toronto 2015 Guest Update - Josh Perez

TFcon Toronto 2015 Guest Update - Josh Perez

Posted July 16th, 2015 at 12:11pm by Va'al - 16,668 views

Another quick update from TFcon Toronto, taking place this weekend, featuring another IDW talent, and partner in crime with many of the lineartists on fan-favourite series, including covers: Josh Perez! Check out more info below and here. We are happy to welcome back IDW Publishing colorist Josh Perez to TFcon Toronto 2015. Transformers fans will recognize his work from the pages of IDW’s, Transformers: Robots in Disguise and More Than Meets The Eye books. He will be in attendance all - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Update - Simon Furman Panel on Dreamwave and IDW

Auto Assembly 2015 Update - Simon Furman Panel on Dreamwave and IDW

Posted July 15th, 2015 at 12:17pm by Va'al - 19,935 views

The Auto Assembly HQ have updated their site with another announcement, bringing Simon Furman to chair a panel on the more recent history of the Transformers comics incarnations! Yes indeed, one of the original Marvel writers takes a look at the decline of Dreamwave and rise of IDW, including plenty of unseen artwork from various creators - read on below and here to find out more. Legendary Transformers comic writer, Simon Furman, has something rather special in store for fans attending Auto - Read More

IDW Publishing October 2015 Transformers Comics Solicitations: Redemption, RID, Scavengers and More

IDW Publishing October 2015 Transformers Comics Solicitations: Redemption, RID, Scavengers and More

Posted July 15th, 2015 at 1:11am by Va'al - 20,339 views

In other news this week, from IDW Publishing, we have the full reveal of the October 2015 releases for the various Transformers series, from MTMTE to The Transformers, via RID 2015, new one-shot Redemption and some re-offerings in light of recent announcements. You can check out the full list compiled below, along with covers for most of the titles - feast your optics on that art! Transformers #46 John Barber (w) • Sara Pitre-Durocher (a) • Andrew Griffith (c) CONQUERORS part 1! - Read More

IDW The Transformers #43 Casey Coller / Joana Lafuente Variant Cover

IDW The Transformers #43 Casey Coller / Joana Lafuente Variant Cover

Posted July 15th, 2015 at 12:42am by Va'al - 15,889 views

While the releases from IDW Publishing are still suffering from the aftermath of SDCC 15, cover artist for the most recent Transformers series Casey Coller has shared his and Joana Lafuente's variant cover for the upcoming The Transformers #43 issue! You can check out the Soundwave and Cosmos-centric piece mirrored below for your - Read More

Press Release - IDW Publishing Recaps Comic-Con 2015, Featuring Transformers, Wreckers and More

Press Release - IDW Publishing Recaps Comic-Con 2015, Featuring Transformers, Wreckers and More

Posted July 14th, 2015 at 1:31pm by Va'al - 22,999 views

Our friends over at IDW Publishing have just sent along their official San Diego Comic Con 2015 recap, featuring the slew of titles and awards that were announced during the various panels - including, of course, the Transformers as reported here. Check out the press release below, featuring cover art for Redemption and Sins of the Wreckers! IDW Publishing Recaps Comic-Con 2015 New Series, Epic Crossovers, Games & More! San Diego, CA (July 14, 2015) – IDW Publishing made waves - Read More

The Chosen Prime Sponsor Newsletter For The Week Of July 13th, 2015

The Chosen Prime Sponsor Newsletter For The Week Of July 13th, 2015

Posted July 13th, 2015 at 9:08pm by Autobot032 - 40,744 views

  Don't know about The Chosen Prime?  Check out our About Us Page and get to know who we are and where The Chosen Prime originated from. Need to know a release date or trying to budget your Transformers purchases?  Check out the Latest Release Dates and Estimated Arrival Dates on our Events Calendar     TCP Apparel   TCP White Shirt TCP Black Shirt   Specials / Hot Items   FansToys Quakewave and Variants Toyworld - Read More

View the rest of our exciting Transformers news here!

Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #121 - SDCC 2015
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