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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.

Transformers: Angry Birds and More Than Meets the Eye, Transformers volume 7 TPBs Amazon Listings

Transformers: Angry Birds and More Than Meets the Eye, Transformers volume 7 TPBs Amazon Listings

Posted December 18th, 2014 at 2:26am by Va'al - 8,829 views

Courtesy of a couple of listings on Amazon.com, we can give you a date for the release of the collected trade paperback editions of the IDW Publishing Transformers Angry Birds mini-series - titled Age of Eggstinction, out on May 19th, and currently priced at $10.71. Additionally, volume 7 of More Than Meets the Eye ($16.14) and The Transformers ($15.47) will be out on 26th May and 21st April 2015 respectively. No covers are shown yet, and the listing for Transformers also get very confused - Read More

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #2 Review

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #2 Review

Posted December 17th, 2014 at 6:04pm by Va'al - 9,689 views

..And Whose Army? (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis ONCE A DECEPTICON! DRIFT’s past comes back to haunt him, as RATCHET tries to drag him back to the Lost Light. But alone on a far-off world, DRIFT’s honor demands he stand his ground! Pfft, honor Story You now, Drift - was Deadlock, but would rather not be reminded; was a Decepticon, see above; part of the Lost Light, then self-exiled; feels guilty about everything since pretty much forever, so heads off to be the Batman/Robin - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #36 Review

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #36 Review

Posted December 17th, 2014 at 7:39am by Va'al - 8,848 views

Timey Wimey Stuff (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis OUTLAWS! Before the war, Orion Pax was part of the Establishment—until a friend opened his eyes to the truth behind the lies and he vowed to overthrow the system. Now, it seems as if his newfound enemies are willing to go to any lengths to see him dead—even if it means waiting four million years... Yup, definitely enemies (?) Story You will probably remember what happened all the way back during the 2009-11 ongoing series, in - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers March 2015 Solicitations: Combiner Wars, Windblade, DJD, SPOILERS, More

IDW Publishing Transformers March 2015 Solicitations: Combiner Wars, Windblade, DJD, SPOILERS, More

Posted December 17th, 2014 at 3:58am by Va'al - 10,531 views

As the last month of 2014 comes ever to its end, IDW Publishing have released their solicitations for the Transformers comics released in March 2015. Combiner Wars truly begins then, it appears, between Transformers and Windblade, and we get to see some old friends show up - as well as potential spoilers for the current ongoings - so be warned, and check them out below if you will! Transformers: Spotlight Omnibus, Vol. 1 Simon Furman, Nick Roche, Stuart Moore (w) • Nick Roche, MD - Read More

IDW Transformers and More Than Meets the Eye #36 Interlocking Alex Milne Covers

IDW Transformers and More Than Meets the Eye #36 Interlocking Alex Milne Covers

Posted December 16th, 2014 at 9:59am by Va'al - 12,461 views

In case you missed it with Transformers #36 last week, and are not able to get it with MTMTE #36 this week, IDW artist Alex Milne has shared his double-cover for the 30th Anniversary of the Transformers - and explained just how much time and effort went into it. Check it out below! Here is my 30th Anniversary cover which was broken up between both issue 36 of MTMTE and (formally RID) Originally when I created this image, it was for a totally different project that had something - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #36 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #36 Full Preview

Posted December 16th, 2014 at 2:44am by Va'al - 12,777 views

In further comics news this week from IDW Publishing, Elegant Chaos, the new More Than Meets the Eye event, begins here, with issue #36. Check out a full preview below, and head back to Seibertron.com later in the week for our review. Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #36—Days of Deception James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c) OUTLAWS! Before the war, Orion Pax was part of the Establishment—until a friend opened his eyes to the truth behind the lies and he vowed to overthrow - Read More

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #2 Full Preview

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #2 Full Preview

Posted December 16th, 2014 at 2:35am by Va'al - 11,601 views

The mystery of the Empire of Stone continues, as Drift and Ratchet face an old but new threat in this week's second issue of the IDW Publishing Transformers mini-series - check out a full preview below, and come back later this week for the Seibertron.com review! Transformers: Drift—Empire of Stone #2 (of 4) Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a & c) ONCE A DECEPTICON! DRIFT’s past comes back to haunt him, as RATCHET tries to drag him back to the Lost Light. But alone on a far-off - Read More

IDW Transformers #36 Review

IDW Transformers #36 Review

Posted December 12th, 2014 at 7:05am by Va'al - 21,611 views

Something Afoot (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis DAYS OF DECEPTION! All-out war erupts on the streets of Tokyo when PROWL finally gets his hand on the one human he wants to get revenge on… and when PROWL gets revenge, it’s never pretty. They're civilians! Story We left the Earth crew of Cybertronians, both sides, to deal with Blackrock and the, so far not entirely understood, Onyx Interface ramifications - while on the other side, Decepticons under Galvatron and Soundwave may - Read More

Robots in Disguise #0 FCBD 2015 Edition Announced

Robots in Disguise #0 FCBD 2015 Edition Announced

Posted December 11th, 2014 at 12:15pm by william-james88 - 17,517 views

Diamond has just announced the 12 Gold Sponsor Comics for the upcoming Free Comic Book Day taking place May 2, 2015 at participating comic book shops worldwide. One of those will be Transformers: Robots in Disguise #0, with the following solicit: Transformers: Robots in Disguise #0—FCBD 2015 EDITION IDW Publishing (W) John Barber, Tom Scioli (A) Priscilla Tramontano, Scioli (CA) Priscilla Tramontano Optimus Prime is gone — and Decepticons are on the loose! It’s up to Bumblebee - Read More

IDW Transformers #36 Full Preview

IDW Transformers #36 Full Preview

Posted December 09th, 2014 at 3:31am by Va'al - 17,611 views

In other Transformers comics news from IDW Publishing, the ongoing-that-used-to-be-Robots-in-Disguise is also being released this week, in its 36th issue. Check out the full preview below, and head back to Seibertron.com later for a review! Transformers #36—Days of Deception John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c) DAYS OF DECEPTION! All-out war erupts on the streets of Tokyo when PROWL finally gets his hand on the one human he wants to get revenge on… and when PROWL gets revenge, - Read More

IDW Angry Birds Transformers #2 Full Preview

IDW Angry Birds Transformers #2 Full Preview

Posted December 09th, 2014 at 3:30am by Va'al - 13,917 views

Ready to return to Piggy Island with the Eggspark, Autobirds and Deceptihogs? Check out below a full preview of this week's IDW Publishing release of Angry Birds Transformers #2, and if you can contain your eggcitement, head back here later this week for a Seibertron.com review. Angry Birds/Transformers #2 (of 4) John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c) With the fate of Piggy Island hanging in the balance, will this be the Age of EGGStinction!? Continuing the craziest crossover this - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #2 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #2 iTunes Preview

Posted December 04th, 2014 at 5:18pm by Va'al - 19,831 views

More quick IDW Publishing news, in the form of three more pages from an upcoming Transformers comic. This time, it's issue #2 of the Drift: Empire of Stone miniseries. Check out the mirrored images below, via iTunes bookstore! ONCE A DECEPTICON! DRIFT’s past comes back to haunt him, as RATCHET tries to drag him back to the Lost Light. But alone on a far-off world, DRIFT’s honor demands he stand his ground! - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #36 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #36 iTunes Preview

Posted December 04th, 2014 at 7:56am by Va'al - 18,723 views

Courtesy of the iTunes bookstore, we get the usual three page preview for the upcoming IDW Publishing Transformers More Than Meets the Eye comic, now on its 36th issue, and diving into past, present and future with Elegant Chaos - check it out below! OUTLAWS! Before the war, Orion Pax was part of the Establishment—until a friend opened his eyes to the truth behind the lies and he vowed to overthrow the system. Now, it seems as if his newfound enemies are willing to go to any lengths to see - Read More

Charity Auction - Transformers: ReGeneration One #100 Multiple Signatures via Andrew Wildman

Charity Auction - Transformers: ReGeneration One #100 Multiple Signatures via Andrew Wildman

Posted December 03rd, 2014 at 9:18am by Va'al - 24,341 views

Here's a bit of a treat, with a charitable cause, for all Transformers comics fans. Artist and general godfather of the Cybertronian aesthetics for the past 30 years, Andrew Wildman, has collected the signatures of Bob Budiansky, José Delbo, Simon Furman, Geoff Senior, Lee Sullivan, Stephen Baskerville, Andrew Wildman, Guido Guidi, Nick Roche, Jason Cardy, John Paul Bove and Casey Collier - all on the Guidi after Sienkiewicz cover for IDW's ReGeneration One! He is auctioning off 30 of these - Read More

IDW Angry Birds Transformers #1 Review

IDW Angry Birds Transformers #1 Review

Posted December 01st, 2014 at 1:20pm by Va'al - 25,599 views

Autobirds vs Deceptihogs (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis You got TRANSFORMERS in my Angry Birds! No, you got Angry Birds in my TRANSFORMERS! ERGH, OOF, MPPHH!!! Hey! Waitaminit! This is actually pretty great! That’s right, comic lovers, two of your favorite IDW comics have morphed into one amazing new comic! When the TRANSFORMERS lose their powerful ALLSPARK, it ends up on Piggie Island and the world of Angry Birds turns robotic! Prepare to meet… the AUTOBIRDS and DECEPTIHOGS! - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #35 Review

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #35 Review

Posted November 26th, 2014 at 12:59pm by Va'al - 28,249 views

Error. Please Repeat. (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis Days of Deception begins with… PEACE AND HAPPINESS! To be honest, there's not much we can say about this issue without giving away the life-changing events of last issue. What we can say is this: everything’s fine. There’s no conflict, no sadness, no angst. Why is this a problem? ..s fine Story Timelines have met each other and collapsed. Old friends and lovers are reunited, though something is obviously not quite right - Read More

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #1 Review

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #1 Review

Posted November 26th, 2014 at 11:44am by Va'al - 27,349 views

Another Fine Mess (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis DRIFT RETURNS! Last year, TRANSFORMERS readers were shocked when DRIFT left the AUTOBOTS in disgrace… and now he’s alone, on a mission to clean up the darkest depths of the galaxy—until RATCHET shows up to try to bring him home! These guys Story Imagine: you're an ex Decepticon, who used to kill people for fun. Then you grew a conscience. So you traded guns for swords (that famous instrument of peace). Then you grew a bit - Read More

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #1 Preview

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #1 Preview

Posted November 25th, 2014 at 3:05am by Va'al - 22,730 views

And finally, are you ready for the return of your average Decepticon gunman turned Autobot swordsman with a spiritualist tendency? IDW Publishing has you covered this week! Find out below a full preview for the first issue of Drift: Empire of Stone, and head back to Seibertron.com for a review later this week! Transformers: Drift: Empire of Stone #1 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Alex Milne (c) DRIFT RETURNS! Last year, TRANSFORMERS readers were shocked when - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #35 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #35 Full Preview

Posted November 25th, 2014 at 2:59am by Va'al - 22,013 views

Next up in terms of previews from IDW Publishing, Everything Is Fine. We swear. Don't believe us? Read the full preview for Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #35 below, then, and see what is happening in Cybertron's past. Then come back later this week for the Seibertron.com review. Which will be fine. Everything is. Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #35: Days of Deception James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c) Days of Deception begins with… PEACE AND HAPPINESS! To be honest, - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #4 Full Preview

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #4 Full Preview

Posted November 25th, 2014 at 2:52am by Va'al - 18,767 views

Plenty of comics news this week from IDW Publishing! Everyone is writing and arting everything, as not only Angry Birds Transformers is out, but so are the new issue of Transformers vs G.I. Joe, MTMTE and the first issue of Drift: Empire of Stone - check out the preview for the cosmic comic by Scioli and Barber below! Transformers VS G.I. JOE #4 Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c) THE WAR AT HOME! But whose home—and whose war?! Interstellar war has never been so cosmic! The - Read More

IDW Angry Birds Transformers #1 Full Preview

IDW Angry Birds Transformers #1 Full Preview

Posted November 24th, 2014 at 12:04pm by Va'al - 20,256 views

If you haven't been following our news coverage recently, you might have missed (hard to, really) the announcements and teasers about the new Angry Birds / Transformers crossover - wich span so wide they include toys, a videogame, soundtrack with Vince DiCola and, of course, IDW comics. Check out below a preview of the first issue, out in shops and digitally this week! Angry Birds/Transformers #1 (of 4)—SPOTLIGHT John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira & Livio Ramondelli (a) • Marcelo - Read More

IDW Continues To Celebrate Transformers 30th Anniversary - Press Release

IDW Continues To Celebrate Transformers 30th Anniversary - Press Release

Posted November 24th, 2014 at 12:00pm by Va'al - 24,566 views

Curious as to what IDW Publishing are up to recently, in terms of Transformers comics and the celebration of the 30th anniversary of everyone's favourite transforming robots? Look no further than the official press release we received today, mirrored below for your viewing - and keep an optic on Seibertron.com this week to see what the buzz is all about. IDW Continues To Celebrate Transformers 30th Anniversary The Celebratory Year Concludes With New Series! San Diego, CA (November 25, - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #35 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #35 iTunes Preview

Posted November 19th, 2014 at 4:06pm by Va'al - 22,653 views

In further comics news from IDW Publishing, Mariel Romero has also uploaded some screenshots to iTunes for the upcoming beginning of Days of Deception in the More Than Meets the Eye ongoing series! Check out below the sneak peek mirrored from the site, and look out for the full preview in the coming weeks on Seibertron.com. Days of Deception begins with… PEACE AND HAPPINESS! To be honest, there's not much we can say about this issue without giving away the life-changing events of last - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #4 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #4 iTunes Preview

Posted November 19th, 2014 at 3:36pm by Va'al - 19,313 views

They took a break, but the cosmic crossover of Transformers vs G.I. Joe comics is back soon, thanks to a preview up on iTunes. Expect the full preview and release to appear in the next two weeks, and check out the mirrored images from Mariel Romero's screenshots below! THE WAR AT HOME! But whose home—and whose war?! Interstellar war has never been so cosmic! The G.I. JOE team faces the TRANSFORMERS—on Earth and Cybertron. Plus—just in time for Halloween… meet the OCTOBER - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers February 2015 Solicitations: Classics, Combiners, Galvatrons and More,

IDW Publishing Transformers February 2015 Solicitations: Classics, Combiners, Galvatrons and More,

Posted November 19th, 2014 at 3:28am by Va'al - 30,645 views

Our friends over at IDW Publishing have released the covers and solicitation blurbs for their Transformers comics releases for next February 2015 - and they include some pretty interesting looks at what may or may not be coming in the IDWverse, including RID Galvatron in Drift, more Angry Birds and the Combination Enigma. Read on below! Angry Birds/Transformers #4 (of 4) John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c) The action heats up as the Eggspark begins to alter the fundamental - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy #4 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: Primacy #4 Full Preview

Posted November 18th, 2014 at 6:21am by Va'al - 16,060 views

The last issue of Transformers: Primacy hits the (digital and physical) stands this week, and we have a full preview courtesy of IDW Publishing! Check out the beginning of the end of the end of the beginning for everyone's favourite transforming robots, and head back to Seibertron.com for a review later this week. Transformers: Primacy #4 (of 4) Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a & c) END OF THE ROAD! The final secrets of war for CYBERTRON are revealed! Everything has - Read More

THE ART OF IDW'S TRANSFORMERS: CASEY COLLER EDITION

THE ART OF IDW'S TRANSFORMERS: CASEY COLLER EDITION

Posted November 13th, 2014 at 3:43pm by Autobot032 - 40,818 views

For the über fan among us, IDW has released a special, very limited edition hardcover book featuring the artwork of Transformers artist Casey Coller. How limited, you ask? Only 15 in the world! Read below for the full details: DETAILS *Limited to 15 copies *Includes a hand-drawn original piece of artwork from Casey Coller *Oversized hardcover celebrating IDW's amazing line-up of TRANSFORMERS artists *Exclusive Black Label Dust Jacket The Art of IDW's Transformers collects - Read More

Editorial Vision, Shakespearean Power Plays, and Giant Robots with John Barber

Editorial Vision, Shakespearean Power Plays, and Giant Robots with John Barber

Posted November 12th, 2014 at 1:22pm by Va'al - 29,241 views

Wanting more this week in terms of Transformers fiction? Why not take a read at this lengthy interview with John Barber on WeeklyComicBookReview, editor and writer at IDW on at least, oh, all of the current series featuring robots, including those yet to come. Some snippets below, full piece here! [Note: Thumbnail is RI cover for Transformers #35, by Andrew Griffith. Fitting, non?] Already well respected for his nearly Quixotic attempts to bring sanity to the Transformers movie continuity, - Read More

IDW Transformers #35 Review

IDW Transformers #35 Review

Posted November 12th, 2014 at 2:12am by ScottyP - 23,261 views

Days of Deception Or: Setting Up The Chess Board (Spoiler free-ish, for the first few parts) Synopsis Days of Deception begins! PROWL and the CONSTRUCTICONS hunt the world's deadliest game-three humans with a history of fighting CYBERTRONIANS! Lines are drawn as human and machine alike are drawn into-the ONYX INTERFACE! But does it know why kids love Cinnamon Toast Crunch? Story When we last left Robots in Disguise, a history lesson from Alpha Trion had concluded, with - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise TPB Volume 6 Preview

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise TPB Volume 6 Preview

Posted November 11th, 2014 at 5:15am by Va'al - 17,296 views

With the preview we posted earlier for IDW Transformers #35, the new phase in the IDW-verse begings, as Days of Deception takes hold of the main stages - eventually leading into Combiner Wars for two of the series offered. But how did we get here? Make sure to pick up volume 6 of Transformers: Robots in Disguise to refresh your memory of all that's happened since Dark Cybertron, and check out the preview below! Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Vol. 6 John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith, - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #106 - McCarthyism
Twincast / Podcast #106:
"McCarthyism"
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Posted: Thursday, December 4th, 2014