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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.
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.
Seibertron.com interviews IDW artist Livio Ramondelli

Seibertron.com interviews IDW artist Livio Ramondelli

Ramondelli - Continuing in our quest to bother all the creators over at IDW Publishing, and with a severe lack of Transformers comics coming out this week, we reached out for one of the biggest names right now, with his very unique style gracing the pages of several comics, from Autocracy and Monstrosity to Dark Cybertron via Chaos - ladies and gentlebots, please welcome Livio Ramondelli! Check out our full interview and join our discussion by clicking here.

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 - 5,819 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 - 5,575 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 - 15,898 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 - 9,815 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 - 8,188 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 - 13,711 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 - 14,348 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 - 9,293 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

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 - 19,393 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 - 16,250 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

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 - 19,334 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

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 - 15,922 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 - 18,063 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 - 21,802 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

Artist Ken Christiansen to Attend Salt Lake Comic Con - September 4th-6th

Artist Ken Christiansen to Attend Salt Lake Comic Con - September 4th-6th

Posted August 30th, 2014 at 11:12am by Va'al - 22,375 views

Our friend Ken Christiansen, artist for IDW, Hasbro and more, from comic covers to concept art for the movies to artwork for the Transformers: Legends mobile game, has dropped us a line to let us (and everyone else) know about his attendance at the Salt Lake Comic Con next weekend. Drop by his blog, Facebook page, and make sure to say his at the con! September 4th - 6th, Salt Palace Convention Center, in Salt Lake City, Utah! I'm happy to announce that I will be a guest in the Artist Alley - Read More

Angry Birds Transformers Sunbow Style Animated Trailer

Angry Birds Transformers Sunbow Style Animated Trailer

Posted August 29th, 2014 at 11:09am by Va'al - 27,524 views

Fellow Seibertron.com user Sabrblade has spotted a Sunbow styled trailer for the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers crossover spanning comic-line-toys-videogames - which even uses Vince DiCola's music! Check out further information at the official site, and below, and take a look at the embedded clip. Birds disguised as robots in disguise! The mysterious EggSpark has crashed onto Piggy Island, transformerizing everything in its path! Even the eggs have become robots, and are running riot - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33 Convention Exclusive Cover by Casey Coller and JP Bove

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33 Convention Exclusive Cover by Casey Coller and JP Bove

Posted August 28th, 2014 at 4:51am by Va'al - 26,434 views

Issue #32 just came out, and you can read our review here, but news is already trickling through for Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #33, starting with this exclusive convention cover for Alamo City Comic Con by the ever-talented c-c-c-combo of Casey Coller and JP Bove. Check out the Jurassic Park-esque Fall of Cybertron Grimlock in Alamo - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2 Review

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2 Review

Posted August 28th, 2014 at 3:40am by Va'al - 21,698 views

Ain't Easy Being Green (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis BOOTS ON THE GROUND! The war has begun—and no bars will be held! SCARLETT’s forces go head-to-head with MEGATRON’s hordes—and the most off-beat adventure in comic book history hits a new level of dangerous alliances, deadly invasions, and devastating betrayals! Flagg: F**k yeah Story The introduction to Tom Scioli's world of G.I. Joe and Transformers has really been like nothing else so far, in issues #0 and #1, even - Read More

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #32 Review

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #32 Review

Posted August 27th, 2014 at 2:38am by Va'al - 19,801 views

Friday the 113th (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis SLAUGHTERHOUSE! The crew of the Lost Light are used to past decisions coming back to bite them, but nothing—not even an ULTRA MAGNUS-certified crash course in the law of unintended consequences—could have prepared them for the horrors of Sector 113. Be warned: this issue is not for the easily distressed—or the easily heartbroken. In space, no one can hear you... Story We've seen parts of the Lost Light slowly disappear. We've - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy Mini-Series Video Trailer

IDW Transformers: Primacy Mini-Series Video Trailer

Posted August 26th, 2014 at 3:40am by Va'al - 18,653 views

Hailing from the Facebook page of IDW artist Livio Ramondelli, we get a look at a trailer for his latest work with Transformers, along with Metzen and Dille: Primacy. The clip is by video game producer, writer and designer John Zuur Platten, and is embedded below. May contain some slight spoilers for issue #1 - of which you can read our review here! Transformers: Primacy - Metzen, Dille, Ramondelli from John Zuur Platten on - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #32 Preview

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #32 Preview

Posted August 26th, 2014 at 12:49am by Va'al - 12,229 views

And the second, horrific, twisted offering from IDW Publishing this week comes in the shape of a briefcase, death, spaceships, death, Megatron and more death. Take a peek at the horrors of Sector 113 below, in the full preview of More Than Meets the Eye #32, out this Wednesday, and head back here tomorrow for the Seibertron.com review. Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #32: Dawn of the Autobots James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c) SLAUGHTERHOUSE! The crew of the Lost Light are used - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2 Preview

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2 Preview

Posted August 26th, 2014 at 12:46am by Va'al - 9,831 views

Coming at you like a python wrapped around an Energon-fuelled torpedo, is this month's issue of the new IDW publishing crossover ongoing from the minds and hands of Tom Scioli and John Barber: Transformers vs G.I. Joe! Check out a full preview below, keep an eye out for the Seibertron.com review. Transformers VS G.I. JOE #2 Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c) BOOTS ON THE GROUND! The war has begun—and no bars will be held! SCARLETT’s forces go head-to-head with - Read More

Generations 2014 Volume 2 Train Wars 2 Art

Generations 2014 Volume 2 Train Wars 2 Art

Posted August 25th, 2014 at 11:18am by mooncake623 - 15,501 views

Artist Yuki Ohshima has posted an image (here) from "Train Wars 2," a comic appearing in Million Publishing's upcoming Transformers Generations 2014 volume 2 that is due out today. Check out the image we've mirrored below and remember keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates, plus the best galleries around! - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #32 Variant Covers Revealed

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #32 Variant Covers Revealed

Posted August 25th, 2014 at 7:05am by Va'al - 13,123 views

Let's build up some more hype for this week's IDW Transformers More Than Meets the Eye issue, shall we? Courtesy of IDW Publishing, we get a nice look at the two variant covers: the subscription one by Nick Roche and Josh Burcham featuring Nightbeat, Nautica and ..Brainstorm's briefcase! The retailer incentive has another gorgeous collaboration from Casey Coller and JP Bove for the 30th Anniversary series, with the melded Megatron and Ratchet creature from the G1 comics. Check both out - Read More

Transformers: Regeneration One Original Andrew Wildman Art Auction

Transformers: Regeneration One Original Andrew Wildman Art Auction

Posted August 25th, 2014 at 6:59am by Va'al - 11,842 views

Not only is Transformers artist Andrew Wildman setting up charity auctions for the final issue, he has now also decided to share more of his work with fans, by auctioning off original work from behind the scenes of Transformers: ReGeneration One! Check out his blog and below for more info, and take a look at some of the first batch of pages on offer. Now that the Transformers Regeneration One comic book series is over and complete I thought it time to put up for sale a few of the pages of - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe Volume 1 Pre-Orders

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe Volume 1 Pre-Orders

Posted August 24th, 2014 at 6:45am by Va'al - 12,030 views

Next week sees the second issue of the IDW Publishing Transformers vs G.I. Joe ongoing crossover series, but Amazon.com already has a pre-order for the first trade paperback volume! Release expected in December, price currently at $15.77, more information below. SPACE WAR I! Earth makes contact with an alien race - and G.I. JOE is on the front lines of first contact! But when the Transformers arrive, well, let's just say you've never seen TRANSFORMERS or G.I. JOE like this! Visionary comic - Read More

BotCon 2014 Comic - Diamond Edition Cover Art by Marcelo Matere and Thomas Deer Revealed

BotCon 2014 Comic - Diamond Edition Cover Art by Marcelo Matere and Thomas Deer Revealed

Posted August 20th, 2014 at 2:25pm by Va'al - 23,788 views

Chasing up a tip from fellow Seibertron.com member william-james88, we were able to track down the official BotCon solicit for the Diamond Edition Cover of the 2014 comic, featuring a nice homage to the 1986 Transformers Movie poster with the box set replacing the original cast - check out the art by Marcelo Matere and Thomas Deer below! Story: Marty Isenberg Artist Name(s): Hayato Sakamoto Cover Artist(s): Marcelo Matere Noble, wise, and loyal to the cause, the KNIGHTS OF CYBERTRON are - Read More

Previews Catalogue Featuring Transformers Front Cover by Sarah Stone

Previews Catalogue Featuring Transformers Front Cover by Sarah Stone

Posted August 20th, 2014 at 1:38pm by Va'al - 25,129 views

We mentioned it briefly in the November solicits news post, but as artist Sarah Stone has posted the clean artwork for it, here's a better look at the cover for the September issue of Previews, the Diamond Distribution catalogue for comics retailers, featuring a round-up of what's what in the Transformers IDWverse right now: Drift, Megatron, Optimus Prime, Windblade ..and Grimlock? September's PREVIEWS Features A Bevy of IDW Publishing Transformers Titles, Including Drift: Empire of - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Variant Cover by Sarah Stone Revealed

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Variant Cover by Sarah Stone Revealed

Posted August 20th, 2014 at 10:52am by Va'al - 19,832 views

Yet more comics news from IDW Publishing! This time, we take a look at the Sarah Stone variant cover for the second issue of Transformers: Primacy, out next month, courtesy of the IDW Tumblr - including Stone's clean version from her own blog. Check them out below! - Read More

IDW Publishing Comics November 2014 Solicitations: Drift, Angry Birds, Days of Deception UPDATED

IDW Publishing Comics November 2014 Solicitations: Drift, Angry Birds, Days of Deception UPDATED

Posted August 20th, 2014 at 4:53am by Va'al - 16,996 views

It's a good week for Transformers comics, and also the right time for a new batch of comics solicitations from IDW Publishing! Take a look below at what retailers and digital distributors will have in stock in November, from the new Drift mini-series, to RID dropping its subtitle to what the heck is that on MTMTE - anything that catches your eye? UPDATE: The solicits are now correct and complete, with the right authors on the right covers. Transformers: Days of Deception #35 (W) John - Read More

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