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IDW Publishing Transformers Comics April 2015 Solicitations: Defensor, Devastator, Windblade & More

IDW Publishing Transformers Comics April 2015 Solicitations: Defensor, Devastator, Windblade & More

COMBINER WARS!!! - Our friends over at IDW Publishing have released the comics solcitiation for their April 2015 releases, featuring not only the continuation of the two current ongoings The Transformers and More Than Meets the Eye, but also the return of Widndblade as it takes its own component of Combiner Wars! We also get to look at some more Transformers vs G.I. Joe, and the possible cover of the seventh volume of what used to be called Robots in Disguise, collecting the pre-CW arc. Check them all out below, including our first look at CW Defensor, Devastator, and the various team members.
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.

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #3 Review

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #3 Review

Posted January 28th, 2015 at 2:41pm by Va'al - 6,490 views

Rock-Solid (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis THE STONE ARMY! The secrets of DRIFT’S past become his present-day problems… and RATCHET’S none too happy about being dragged along! Oh Ratchet Story We've arrived at the third chapter of the four-issue mini-series following Drift, after his exile from the Lost Light, and in case you hadn't noticed... Drift is an ex-Decepticon turned Autobot with issues, gone ultra good then riddled with guilt and in search of redemption - and the - Read More

New Takara Legends Comic featuring Swerve, Phaser, Rattrap, and Trypticon

New Takara Legends Comic featuring Swerve, Phaser, Rattrap, and Trypticon

Posted January 28th, 2015 at 8:03am by william-james88 - 8,110 views

Takara Tomy has just released the 18th comic in their Japanese Transformers Legends Comic Series. This one features, as they put it, fun everyday drama with Swerve, Phaser, Rattrap, and Trypticon (?!). The comic has been mirrored below for your - Read More

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #3 Full Preview

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #3 Full Preview

Posted January 27th, 2015 at 2:22am by Va'al - 10,847 views

In other IDW Publishing Transformers news, this last week of January also sees the third chapter in the new Drift miniseries, Empire of Stone, and the full preview can be found below! Head back here tomorrow for the Seibertron.com review, and let us know what you think in the Energon Pub. Transformers: Drift—Empire of Stone #3 (of 4) Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a & c) THE STONE ARMY! The secrets of DRIFT’S past become his present-day problems… and RATCHET’S none too happy - Read More

IDW Publishing Angry Birds Transformers #3 Full Preview

IDW Publishing Angry Birds Transformers #3 Full Preview

Posted January 27th, 2015 at 2:21am by Va'al - 9,527 views

Did you think they were egg-stinct? Think again, as Angry Birds Transformers #3 rolls in this week's releases of IDW Publishing comics starring our favourite transforming robots - and birds - as we near the conclusion of the mini-series. Puns await in the full preview below, and even more in the Seibertron.com review later this week! Angry Birds/Transformers #3 (of 4) John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c) RAMP-EGG! When the Angry Birds’ precious eggs become leg-having, - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW PublishingTransformers Drift: Empire of Stone #3 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW  PublishingTransformers Drift: Empire of Stone #3 iTunes Preview

Posted January 23rd, 2015 at 3:31am by Va'al - 15,679 views

The second piece of iTunes via IDW Publishing comics news, sees the third issue of Drift being previewed in its own three pages of Empire of Stone horror - and Ratchet's cynicism. All mirrored below, ready for the full preview next week (And a Seibertron.com review, too). Check it out! THE STONE ARMY! The secrets of DRIFT’S past become his present-day problems… and RATCHET’S none too happy about being dragged along! - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Publishing Angry Birds Transformers #3 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Publishing Angry Birds Transformers #3 iTunes Preview

Posted January 23rd, 2015 at 3:25am by Va'al - 13,179 views

In a strange turn of digital events, over on iTunes we can find short previews for comics coming out next week from IDW Publishing! The first one, mirrored below, is the third episode of Angry Birds Transformers - make sure to head back after the weekend for a full preview, too. RAMP-EGG! When the Angry Birds’ precious eggs become leg-having, weapon-bearing rampaging eggs of mass destruction, the Autobirds must team up with the Deceptihogs to save Piggy Island! How much more mixed-up can - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers Comics April 2015 Solicitations: Defensor, Devastator, Windblade & More

IDW Publishing Transformers Comics April 2015 Solicitations: Defensor, Devastator, Windblade & More

Posted January 21st, 2015 at 10:07am by Va'al - 19,882 views

Our friends over at IDW Publishing have sent us the comics solicitations for their April 2015 releases, featuring not only the continuation of the two current ongoings The Transformers and More Than Meets the Eye, but also of Windblade as it takes its own component of Combiner Wars! We also get to look at some more Transformers vs G.I. Joe, and the possible cover of the seventh volume of what used to be called Robots in Disguise, collecting the pre-CW arc. Check them all out below, including - Read More

IDW Publishing The Transformers #37 Review

IDW Publishing The Transformers #37 Review

Posted January 21st, 2015 at 7:57am by Va'al - 16,670 views

Pink'n'Purple (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis THE ONYX PROTOCOL! As PROWL confronts SPIKE over the human’s betrayal, the mystery of G.B. Blackrock and the Onyx Interface deepens. Meanwhile, Tokyo becomes a battleground as Arcee faces the Constructicons… and Galvatron! Or not Story In issue #36 of the Transformers ongoing, we had the different factions setting themselves like pieces on a chessboard (with chases and explosions, of course). We also found out Prowl's real - for - Read More

HobbyLink Japan: Take Action in the New Year With These Great Action Figures!

HobbyLink Japan: Take Action in the New Year With These Great Action Figures!

Posted January 21st, 2015 at 7:20am by Autobot032 - 18,434 views

  MY ACCOUNT    PRIVATE WAREHOUSE    HELP CENTER     Variant Play Arts Kai Darth Vader by Enix Get 20% Off, place your order while you can.   Shop Now         Exchange Rate News!   The Yen is now over 116 Yen/US$ (135 Yen/Euro & 176 Yen/GBP), making HLJ's prices the lowest they've been since 2007!   View HLJ.com     Hot Preorders     LG13 Megatron by - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers Punishment One-Shot Full Preview

IDW Publishing Transformers Punishment One-Shot Full Preview

Posted January 20th, 2015 at 9:17am by Va'al - 16,818 views

The other IDW offering for this week sees the print version of the digital motion comic Tranformers: Punishment, with art by Livio Ramondelli, and finally at the correct chronological point on the current timeline! Check out a full preview below, and head here for the Seibertron.com review. Transformers: Punishment John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a & c) OPTIMUS PRIME RETURNS TO CYBERTON! And someone is killing Decepticons. PRIME teams with WINDBLADE to uncover the identity of the - Read More

IDW The Transformers #37 Full Preview

IDW The Transformers #37 Full Preview

Posted January 20th, 2015 at 9:15am by Va'al - 15,579 views

Despite delays, digital advances and other doodads, IDW Publishing offers the new episode in one of its ongoing robot comics - and we look at Earth and the Enigma of Combination in The Transformers #37! Check out a full preview below, and head back here tomorrow for the Seibertron.com review. Transformers #37—Days of Deception John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c) THE ONYX PROTOCOL! As PROWL confronts SPIKE over the human’s betrayal, the mystery of G.B. Blackrock and the Onyx - Read More

TFsource 1-19 Weekly SourceNews! Unique Toys Alberich, DMK, Hasbro Generations and More!

TFsource 1-19 Weekly SourceNews! Unique Toys Alberich, DMK, Hasbro Generations and More!

Posted January 19th, 2015 at 12:22pm by Autobot032 - 35,853 views

TFsource 1-19 Weekly SourceNews! Unique Toys Alberich, DMK, Hasbro Generations and More! Greetings Sourcefans! We have new instock items like Unique Toys - Ordin - O-02 Alberich, DMK-03 Dual Model Kit - Optimus Prime - Lost Age Version, X2 Toys - XT005 Gemini Set of Furrow & Rotor With DKR002, War in Pocket - X03 Medilance & X04 Plague Set of 2, DX9 D03i - Invisible - Transparent Phantom - Limited Edition 1000 pieces, KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Four: A - Transistor & HiFi, Hasbro - Read More

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone TPB Listing on Amazon.com

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone TPB Listing on Amazon.com

Posted January 19th, 2015 at 5:33am by Va'al - 15,856 views

Thanks to a new listing on online retailer Amazon.com, we have a confirmed release date for the collected trade paperback version of Transformers: Drift - Empire of Stone: June 16, 2015 (currently priced at $16.50). No artwork yet, but check below for further details, including what to expect from the extras by Shane McCarthy, Guido Guidi, Stephen Baskerville and JP Bove. DRIFT RETURNS! After leaving the Autobots in disgrace, he's now alone, on a mission to clean up the darkest depths of the - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers Comics January 2015 - Most Titles Delayed

IDW Publishing Transformers Comics January 2015 - Most Titles Delayed

Posted January 13th, 2015 at 10:39am by Va'al - 16,129 views

Were you expecting more, or at least some, IDW Publishing Transformers comics this week? So were we. Unfortunately, it seems as though road closures in Mississippi have put a glitch in that plan, as confirmed by Senior Editor John Barber. Expect a double dose of robocomics in the next two weeks, including the one-shot Punishment, Transformers #37 along with Drift: Empire of Stone, and Angry Birds Transformers #3, MTMTE #37 and TF vs G.I. Joe in the final week of January! .@rac2750 - Read More

IDW Transformers More than Meets the Eye #22 Deleted Scene - Art by Josh Burcham

IDW Transformers More than Meets the Eye #22 Deleted Scene - Art by Josh Burcham

Posted January 11th, 2015 at 8:45am by Va'al - 25,433 views

We reported James Roberts' deleted scene from IDW's Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #22, featuring Drift and Ratchet - so it's only fair that we also show you the great work that artist Josh Burcham has done with the script! Check out the mirrored pages below (thanks to a tip from fellow Seibertronian leokearon, and drop by Burcham's deviantArt page for more. - Read More

IDW Publishing acquires Top Shelf Productions

IDW Publishing acquires Top Shelf Productions

Posted January 06th, 2015 at 3:09pm by mooncake623 - 23,730 views

IDW Publishing, current publishers of Transformer comics (and many other well known franchises including Ghostbusters, X-Files, Star Trek, My Little Pony, and Angry Birds) have announced their acquisition of Top Shelf Productions. SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/15 -- Leading comic book and graphic novel publisher IDW Publishing announced today that it has acquired Top Shelf Productions, the award-winning independent publisher of graphic novels, including the #1 New York Times and - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW The Transformers #37 (Days of Deception) iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW The Transformers #37 (Days of Deception) iTunes Preview

Posted January 05th, 2015 at 4:58pm by Va'al - 26,998 views

Thanks to the usual iTunes screeshot uploads by Mariel Romero over at IDW, we get a sneak peek at the upcoming issue #37 of the Transformers ongoing - as the story picks up where we left Arcee in Tokyo, about to face Galvatron and the Decepticons. Check out the very brief preview below! THE ONYX PROTOCOL! As PROWL confronts SPIKE over the human’s betrayal, the mystery of G.B. Blackrock and the Onyx Interface deepens. Meanwhile, Tokyo becomes a battleground as Arcee faces the - Read More

BotCon 2015 Transformers Timelines Issue 11 Preview

BotCon 2015 Transformers Timelines Issue 11 Preview

Posted January 01st, 2015 at 10:27pm by LOST Cybertronian - 22,674 views

The Official BotCon Twitter has posted a preview of the upcoming Tranformers Timelines issue 11. The artist of the comic this year is Matt Frank. Discuss your thoughts on the comic and anything BotCon 2015 related in our BotCon 2015 Discussion Thread. Check out the preview page mirrored below. - Read More

IDW Transformers More than Meets the Eye #22 - Deleted Drift and Ratchet Scene

IDW Transformers More than Meets the Eye #22 - Deleted Drift and Ratchet Scene

Posted January 01st, 2015 at 8:03am by Va'al - 25,941 views

There was a time before Dark Cybertron and Autobot Megatron, in IDW's Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye. A time before Drift was exiled, and a time during which James Roberts had imagined an extra interaction between him and medic Ratchet in issue #22 - one that you can now read below as a New Year's gift from the writer himself! For all intents and purposes, this is essentially fan-fiction, as it was never approved or included, but you can start reading below and gain some insight into a - Read More

Escalation: Tom Scioli And John Barber On ‘Transformers vs. G.I. Joe’ Volume 1

Escalation: Tom Scioli And John Barber On ‘Transformers vs. G.I. Joe’ Volume 1

Posted December 23rd, 2014 at 8:27am by Va'al - 42,573 views

There is no preview as such for this week's IDW Publishing release - the first collected trade volume of Transformers vs G.I. Joe - but you can still get to find out more about it by reading an interview with creators John Barber and Tom Scioli, courtesy of ComicsAlliance. Find some snippets below, and click on the link to read the full story - and maybe come back to Seibertron.com, so we may finish reviewing the two issues we've left behind! ComicsAlliance: The amazing thing about - Read More

New Galleries: Combiner Wars Voyager Silverbolt and Optimus Prime

New Galleries: Combiner Wars Voyager Silverbolt and Optimus Prime

Posted December 22nd, 2014 at 4:54am by Autobot032 - 54,528 views

Seibertron.com is proud to present our newest galleriea: New Galleries: Combiner Wars Voyager Silverbolt and Optimus Prime! For the first time since 1986, the Aerialbots are coming back to store pegs and shelves as you had fondly remembered them: Classic G1. Up first in our gallery listing for today is Aerialbot leader Silverbolt, and he's looking better than ever with a rather impressive range of motion and a killer headsculpt. Forget those Energon Combiners, this is the real deal, but - Read More

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 - 35,534 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 - 42,431 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 - 38,272 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 - 34,202 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 - 34,894 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 - 31,230 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 - 27,691 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 - 39,896 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 - 22,832 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

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #109 - I Can Deal With That
Twincast / Podcast #109:
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