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IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards

IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards

True Believers - You may not have encountered the True Believers Comic Awards yet, but that's just because they have recently changed their name and re-established themselves as actual fan-run awards for comics readers. Why is this news, you might ask? Easily answered: IDW Publishing, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, and its writer James Roberts have all made the shortlist under various categories! If you think any of the nominations below deserve to win, head here to place your vote - results will be announced in July, at the London Film and Comic Con. Check out the details here.
Seibertron.com Interviews IDW Colorist Josh Perez

Seibertron.com Interviews IDW Colorist Josh Perez

Josh Perez - We're back here at Seibertron.com with another full-length chat with one of the minds behind the hands behind the Transformers comics offered by IDW Publishing - and it's time to go full colour: ladynuts and gentlebolts, please welcome colourist extraordinaire Josh Perez!
IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Review

IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Review

Windblade #1 Review - WHO IS WINDBLADE? In the aftermath of DARK CYBERTRON, WINDBLADE takes the planet by storm! But where did she come from—and what does her secret mean to the future of the TRANSFORMERS? A powerful new chapter in the TRANSFORMERS saga begins in this book! Check out Seibertron.com's review by clicking here.
First Look at Transformers 2015 Cartoon Optimus Prime

First Look at Transformers 2015 Cartoon Optimus Prime

Cartoon 2015 Optimus Prime - Earlier this month we got our first look at Bumblebee from the new Transformers cartoon scheduled to hit the air in 2015. Now thanks to Kids TV magazine we get another look at Bumblebee and Optimus Prime's new look! Check out the new image below. The new series is set to air in the Spring of 2015.
Seibertron.com Interviews Windblade artist Sarah Stone

Seibertron.com Interviews Windblade artist Sarah Stone

Sarah Stone - Thought we were gone for long? We are always here, lurking, waiting, and pestering IDW Publishing creators until they agree to sit down and graciously talk to us about what they're doing with the Transformers! We have a really recent newcomer to the franchise, comics and Seibertron, so please extend a warm welcome to the artist behind the soon to appear Windblade mini-series: Sarah Stone! Check out our interview by clicking here.

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #33 30th Anniversary Cover by Sarah Stone

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #33 30th Anniversary Cover by Sarah Stone

Posted September 19th, 2014 at 10:59pm by Va'al - 15,474 views

Sarah Stone strikes again, as IDW reveals the next 30th Anniversary cover, a retailer incentive variant for Transformers: Robots in Disguise #33! And this time round, it's one of the good guys, doing good - check out Ironfist/Fisitron below. 30th Anniverssary Cover (3 of 3)! The previous two I did are here and here. This ended up being a very emotional part of Last Stand of the Wreckers for me, so here’s my tribute. Thank you again, IDW, for allowing me to participate in TF’s 30th - Read More

In-Hand Images - Transformers Music Matrix and Song Masterpiece

In-Hand Images - Transformers Music Matrix and Song Masterpiece

Posted September 18th, 2014 at 5:04pm by Va'al - 12,286 views

A while back we reported on two upcoming multimedia collections of songs, intros, themes and clips from the 30 years of Japanese Transformers animation. Renowned Transformers blogger Alfes2010 has now posted a couple of in-hand images of the two items, the Music Matrix and Song Masterpiece, showing off some of the artwork included - check them out below! - Read More

Discovery To Take Controlling Interest In The Hub Network, Will Rebrand It Discovery Family

Discovery To Take Controlling Interest In The Hub Network, Will Rebrand It Discovery Family

Posted September 18th, 2014 at 4:31am by Autobot032 - 12,603 views

The Hub is currently a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Networks, and has been in operation since 2010. The network aimed it's shows and movies towards families, with a large portion of the the shows being Hasbro properties, such as My Little Pony and of course, Transformers. (Including the Emmy winner, Transformers Prime and it's sequel, Beast Hunters.) The Wall Street Journal and Variety are among the news sources bringing this late breaking news to our attention. It's - Read More

Seibertron.com Editorial - The Other Truly Thrilling 30: Sunbow's Transformers Cartoon Series

Seibertron.com Editorial - The Other Truly Thrilling 30: Sunbow's Transformers Cartoon Series

Posted September 17th, 2014 at 4:09pm by ScottyP - 12,869 views

The Other Truly Thrilling 30 Sunbow's Transformers Cartoon Series Turns 30 The day is Monday, September 17th, 1984. The 18th Prime Minister of Canada, Brian Mulroney was sworn in, and Reggie Jackson of the California Angels hit his 500th major league home run, becoming only the 13th person at that time to have done so. Not a very exciting day for most, but for some, this would be a day forever remembered. You're going to see and be able to read a lot of articles today on the - Read More

Voice Actor Buster Jones Passes Away

Voice Actor Buster Jones Passes Away

Posted September 17th, 2014 at 12:46pm by Va'al - 14,098 views

We sadly report the passing of Buster Jones, musician, actor and voice talent for multiple animated series in the 70s and 80s, including The Transformers, where he portrayed the Autobot music enthusiast Blaster. The following excerpt is from this post, where multiple links can be found to interviews conducted by Jones through the years. He will be missed. Buster Jones, popular cartoon voice actor of the 1970s-80s, passed away on 9/15/14. I learned of this because his neighbor kindly - Read More

NYCC 2014 Transformers Panels - IDW Publishing Comics, Robots in Disguise Series

NYCC 2014 Transformers Panels - IDW Publishing Comics, Robots in Disguise Series

Posted September 17th, 2014 at 9:17am by Va'al - 15,482 views

Next month not only sees the arrival of TFCon Chicago, with its numerous guests, but also the big Eastern comics convention in the Big Apple - NYCC 2014! From the programme uploaded so far to their site, there are two fairly big Transformers panels taking place: one for IDW Publishing and Hasbro, one for the upcoming Transformers: Robots in Disguise animated series. Check out more details below. Transformers: Robots in Disguise Thu. October 9| 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | 1A21 Hasbro invites - Read More

IDW Transformers December 2014 Solicitations: Days of Deception, Drift, Angry Birds, G.I. Joe

IDW Transformers December 2014 Solicitations: Days of Deception, Drift, Angry Birds, G.I. Joe

Posted September 17th, 2014 at 2:24am by Va'al - 12,167 views

Courtesy of IDW Publishing, and via PreviewsWorld once more, we get a look at what December 2014 brings us in terms of Transformers comics, from Drift, to Transformers (formerly known as RID), More than Meets the Eye, Angry Birds and G.I. Joe crossovers, and a collected trade or so. Check out synopses and covers below! TRANSFORMERS #36 DAYS OF DECEPTION (W) John Barber (A/CA) Andrew Griffith DAYS OF DECEPTION! All-out war erupts on the streets of Tokyo when PROWL finally gets his hand on - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33 Review

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33 Review

Posted September 16th, 2014 at 6:09am by Va'al - 14,086 views

Quantum Review (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis REVELATIONS! The fate of an entire planet hangs in the balance as MEGATRON races to solve the dark riddle of Sector 113. As unseen forces move in for the kill and old friends reveal their true colors, the AUTOBOTS realize that everything—everything—is a lie. All this...and an open briefcase. Plus a Swerve recap, of course Story Death death death death lunch death death afternoon tea death. Pretty much sums up issue 32, the - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers #35 Days of Deception Unlettered Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers #35 Days of Deception Unlettered Preview

Posted September 15th, 2014 at 6:35pm by Va'al - 11,911 views

Via the same article on PreviewsWorld, we also get a look at three unlettered pages from November's 35th issue of ex-Robots in Disguise, now just Transformers. Check out the mirrored images below, as the fight on Earth still rages on, but Cosmos looks sleek as a black repaint! - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #1 Unlettered Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #1 Unlettered Preview

Posted September 15th, 2014 at 6:34pm by Va'al - 11,404 views

In further comics news today, some unlettered pages from the upcoming Shane McCarthy/Guido Guidi miniseries from IDW - Drift: Empire of Stone - have surfaced courtesy of the PreviewsWorld article we reported on yesterday! Check them out mirrored below, as they show the ex-Lost Lighter getting involved in some non-robotic (and some robotic) affairs. - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33 Preview

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33 Preview

Posted September 15th, 2014 at 2:53pm by Va'al - 11,218 views

Are you ready for another issue of the emotional (quantum) rollercoaster that is IDW Publishing's Transformers: More than Meets the Eye? Check out below this week's comic full (quantum) preview, thanks to comics website Newsarama, and head back to Seibertron.com later for the (quantum) review - and possible spoilers for everything. Quantum. Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33: Dawn of the Autobots James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c) REVELATIONS! The fate of an entire planet - Read More

Andrew Wildman Transformers: Regeneration One #100 Variant Covers with Rodimus Sketch Auctions

Andrew Wildman Transformers: Regeneration One #100 Variant Covers with Rodimus Sketch Auctions

Posted September 15th, 2014 at 8:28am by Va'al - 11,290 views

Another comics update, and it's the last batch of Andrew Wildman's Transformers: ReGeneration One #100 special signed editions with sketched boarding cards - and charity donation. Check out below the selection of Rodimus sketches on auction, and head here to bid! The final batch if sketches in the 30th anniversary collection. This is one of my favourite of the whole lot. - Read More

Sarah Stone's IDW Transformers MTMTE #33 Cover Creation Process

Sarah Stone's IDW Transformers MTMTE #33 Cover Creation Process

Posted September 15th, 2014 at 5:45am by Va'al - 11,778 views

Addressing the many questions received from fans, IDW Transformers artist Sarah Stone has posted on her Tumblr a step-by-step breakdown of her creative process, specifically about the More than Meets the Eye #33 30th Anniversary cover variant. Find out more here, and check out some mirrored images below! I get a lot of questions about my process so I thought it’d be cool to break down and talk about some of my steps for illustrating covers! I hope this is helpful or interesting, it’s not - Read More

Truth, Trouble, and Turnaround for New Transformers Titles - Sneak Peeks at Drift, Angry Birds, More

Truth, Trouble, and Turnaround for New Transformers Titles - Sneak Peeks at Drift, Angry Birds, More

Posted September 14th, 2014 at 11:28am by Va'al - 15,718 views

A while back we posted both the IDW Publishing Transformers comics solicitations and the news about the September cover of Previews taken over by robotic Sarah Stone art - but in further news, the magazine also included a short run through all the Transformers stuff to be expected from November 2014 onwards, including the Angry Birds crossover (with some preview artwork, too). Check it out in full here, and find out more below! So you like Transformers, you say? You’d vacation to Cybertron - Read More

London Film and Comic Con Transformers 30th Anniversary - Guido Guidi Announced

London Film and Comic Con Transformers 30th Anniversary - Guido Guidi Announced

Posted September 14th, 2014 at 11:05am by Va'al - 15,595 views

Despite a number of issue concerning the upcoming London Film and Comic Con (UK) Transformers 30th Anniversary Celebration, everything seems to be going ahead as planned - and IDW artist Guido Guidi has been added to the bunch of creators too! Check out below for more information. Days attending: Sat/Sun Join us for the 30th Anniversary Celebrations of Transformer Comics Buy Tickets Now! Artist: Transformers HASBRO'S Robots in Disguise have been the focus of Guido Guidi's career - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33 30th Anniversary Cover by Sarah Stone, Plus Clean Art

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33 30th Anniversary Cover by Sarah Stone, Plus Clean Art

Posted September 12th, 2014 at 5:08pm by Va'al - 21,910 views

Biding their time before the preview for Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33 is released in the next couple of days, IDW Publishing have revealed the Sarah Stone variant cover for the issue, as part of the 30th Anniversary series - but, surprise twist, it's a gruesome, fairly recent addition to the canon: DJD leader Tarn literally dripping with energon and glee. Check it out in its gruesome glory below! - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #33, Plus Clean Art from Sarah Stone

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #33, Plus Clean Art from Sarah Stone

Posted September 12th, 2014 at 6:48am by Va'al - 13,313 views

IDW's digital assistant Mariel Romero is once again feeding the fandom by uploading to iTunes a three-page preview of the upcoming Transformers: Robots in Disguise issue 33, in which we return to Cybertron, Wheeljack and to Sarah Stone's art. Check it out mirrored below, including clean art from Stone's blog! WHEELJACK REBORN! After months unconscious, WHEELJACK awakens to find a strange, new CYBERTRON! STARSCREAM rules—OPTIMUS PRIME has made peace with MEGATRON—and WINDBLADE controls - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Review

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Review

Posted September 11th, 2014 at 11:23am by Va'al - 11,412 views

Roll Call (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis DECEPTICONS ASSEMBLE! The war for CYBERTRON begins in earnest! MEGATRON brings together the deadliest of his troops for an unbelievable assault on the AUTOBOTS—and the TRANSFORMERS’ world is shaken to the core! Uh oh Story So here we are again, in the time before time on Cybertron (and other worlds in the post-Expansion mess-up), effectively a second before the ignition of the the great war that will shape the history of the - Read More

TFCon Chicago Guest Announcement - IDW Artist Alex Milne

TFCon Chicago Guest Announcement - IDW Artist Alex Milne

Posted September 09th, 2014 at 1:42pm by Va'al - 17,750 views

Another guest update from TFCon Chicago, as we get closer to October. IDW artist Alex Milne, currently providing the main linework on Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, has been confirmed as attending the US branch of the convention, along with partner in killing crime James Roberts and the other announced guests! We are very pleased to welcome Alex Milne to the TFcon Chicago guest list. Alex is the artist for IDW’s fan favorite Transformers: More than Meets the Eye comic book. He - Read More

Andrew Griffith to Attend Kaigai International Manga Festival, Tokyo, November 23rd

Andrew Griffith to Attend Kaigai International Manga Festival, Tokyo, November 23rd

Posted September 09th, 2014 at 1:08pm by Va'al - 18,226 views

IDW artist on Robots in Disguise, and friend of Seibertron.com, Andrew Griffith dropped by earlier today to let us know that attending one event in Japan wasn't enough, so he's going back this November. The talented man will be in Tokyo, at the International Kaigai Manga Festival, and he'll be taking commissions via here. If you're in the area in November, make sure to drop by! I wanted to let you know I'm doing another show in Japan. It's the Kaigai International Manga Festival on Nov. - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Full Preview

Posted September 09th, 2014 at 1:47am by Va'al - 10,025 views

Ready to get ready for something BIG about to happen in the past of the Transformers? Check out this week's comic release from IDW Publishing: Primacy #2! From the Dille, Metzen, Ramondelli team, who are definitely brewing something up for the series - and we'll talk about it in our review on Wednesday, so head back to Seibertron.com then. Transformers: Primacy #2 (of 4) Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a & c) DECEPTICONS ASSEMBLE! The war for CYBERTRON begins in - Read More

Transformers: Rescue Bots Minibots Boulder and Chase Sighted at US Retail

Transformers: Rescue Bots Minibots Boulder and Chase Sighted at US Retail

Posted September 08th, 2014 at 2:49am by Va'al - 22,297 views

Last we saw news about PlaySkool Transformers Rescue Bots Dinobots, the green- and blueosaur were still missing. But thanks to fellow Seibertron.com user Superwheeljack, we have a sighting from a Target in Cincinnati, Ohio, of both minibots Boluder and Chase ($3.99 each)! Check out photo proof below, and if you come across any new figures, make sure to use the right Sightings page, flag it up in a forum, and let us know at - Read More

My Little Pony / Transformers / GI Joe Crossover Exclusive HalCon Cover by Casey Coller and JP Bove

My Little Pony / Transformers / GI Joe Crossover Exclusive HalCon Cover by Casey Coller and JP Bove

Posted September 05th, 2014 at 11:52am by Va'al - 22,838 views

The beautiful and beautifully talented combination of IDW's Casey Coller and JP Bove have produced yet another collaboration - this time for a My Little Pony comic cover for Giant Robot Comics and HalCon. Why is it on a Transformers site, you ask? One of the characters is dressed up as Optimus Prime, another as Snake Eyes from G.I. Joe, and the shop is Giant Robot Comics! Check it out - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Sarah Stone Variant Cover Revealed

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Sarah Stone Variant Cover Revealed

Posted September 04th, 2014 at 7:00pm by Va'al - 16,691 views

Via the IDW Publishing Facebook page, we get a look at the Sarah Stone variant cover for the second issue of Transformers: Primacy - featuring a black and white, with red highlights, Starscream in all his glory. Check it out - Read More

Transformers: Rescue Bots Airing on UK Freeview Channel

Transformers: Rescue Bots Airing on UK Freeview Channel

Posted September 04th, 2014 at 3:59am by Va'al - 25,291 views

Thanks to a tip from fellow Seibertron.com user Ravage XK, it appears that the animated series Transformers: Rescue Bots can now be viewed from the UK, and for free! See below for what they have to say about their discovery, and tune in to entertain the younger ones - or yourself. I just retuned my Feeview TV and noticed that a channel called POP (+1) has appeared and while scanning the listing noticed that Transformers Rescue Bots is on at 9:30 am until 10:00am and again at 4pm until 4:30 - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33

Posted September 04th, 2014 at 3:48am by Va'al - 20,915 views

Courtesy of iTunes, via the magic of IDW's Mariel Romero, we get a brief preview to the aftermath of Slaughterhouse in Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33. Check out the sneak peek below, and probably head back here in a week for the full works! WARNING - Contains gigantic spoilers for the last issue. REVELATIONS! The fate of an entire planet hangs in the balance as MEGATRON races to solve the dark riddle of Sector 113. As unseen forces move in for the kill and old friends reveal their - Read More

The Loyal Subjects Transformers Vinyls Wave 3 Preview Image

The Loyal Subjects Transformers Vinyls Wave 3 Preview Image

Posted September 03rd, 2014 at 10:16pm by Autobot032 - 25,005 views

The Loyal Subjects have been hard at work providing you with Chibi versions of your G1 favorite characters, and they're showing no signs of stopping now. Thanks to their instagram posting, seen here, you can see their upcoming Trailbreaker release, which is part of their Wave 3 assortment. theloyalsubjects 2 days ago Trailbreaker is getting ready for Wave 3. #transformers #theloyalsubjects #tf3 #autobots #hasbro @division_les - 10p and still in the factory Keep your optics tuned to - Read More

Andrew Wildman Transformers: Regeneration One #100 Variant Covers with Bludgeon Sketch Auctions

Andrew Wildman Transformers: Regeneration One #100 Variant Covers with Bludgeon Sketch Auctions

Posted September 02nd, 2014 at 12:11pm by Va'al - 16,589 views

Old school Transformers artist Andrew Wildman is still at it, offering his penultimate batch of signed and sketched issue of IDW's Transformers: ReGeneration One, this time round featuring the Master of Metallikato Pretender - Bludgeon. Check out the auctions here, or via his blog, a remember that part of the profits are for a charitable cause! Just started over on eBay is the next 30th Anniversary auction of Transformers comic/sketch packs. This time round… Bludgeon. Everyone’s - Read More

TFCon Chicago Guest Announcement - Livio Ramondelli

TFCon Chicago Guest Announcement - Livio Ramondelli

Posted September 02nd, 2014 at 11:48am by Va'al - 19,570 views

A quick but meaty update from the fellows over at TFCon Chicago, regarding the announcement of yet another guest for the October convention: IDW comics artist Livio Ramondelli, from Chaos, Autocracy, Monstrosity, Punishment and more! He joins a long list of talented people, from voice actors to artists and writers, all of whom can be found here. Check out more info below! We are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist Livio Ramondelli will be attending TFcon Chicago 2014. - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Primacy #2

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Primacy #2

Posted August 30th, 2014 at 12:03pm by Va'al - 22,148 views

There may be no new Transformers comics coming out next week, but iTunes (via IDW's Mariel Romero) comes to our rescue by providing the usual three-page preview. Check out below a sneak peak at the second issue of Transformers: Primacy! DECEPTICONS ASSEMBLE! The war for CYBERTRON begins in earnest! MEGATRON brings together the deadliest of his troops for an unbelievable assault on the AUTOBOTS—and the TRANSFORMERS’ world is shaken to the core! - Read More

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