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Seibertron.com Interviews Shane McCarthy - Lindyhopping with Drift

Seibertron.com Interviews Shane McCarthy - Lindyhopping with Drift

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

Windblade Returns in Transformers: Combiner Wars - Another Interview with Scott And Barber

Windblade Returns in Transformers: Combiner Wars - Another Interview with Scott And Barber

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 1:18pm by Va'al - 2,534 views

The second piece of news from Rachel Stevens of Women Write About Comics has some of a crossover with the CBR article we posted earlier, but offers some interesting additions and further developments to that interview, as Mairghread Scott and John Barber answer even more questions about the upcoming Combiner Wars event with IDW Publishing and where the two series - Windblade and The Transformers - will be going from there. Read more here, and some selected quotes below! If you were to - Read More

James Roberts on IDW’s Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye - Audio Interview

James Roberts on IDW’s Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye - Audio Interview

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 1:11pm by Va'al - 2,348 views

A couple of news posts courtesy of Cybertronian correspondent Rachel Stevens over on Women Write About Comics, starting with a lengthy interview with current IDW Publishing writer for Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye. The hour-long audio deals mostly with general issues of the series, from its conception to ongoing issues, but there are some very interesting snippets throughout. You can listen to it in its entirety below! James Roberts, writer and mastermind, talks robots, disguises, - Read More

Writers Talk "Combiner Wars" Event, Transformers Gender Identity & More, Plus Preview Art

Writers Talk "Combiner Wars" Event, Transformers Gender Identity & More, Plus Preview Art

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 11:56am by Va'al - 3,938 views

Courtesy of entertainment website ComicBookResources.com, we have another interview with some of the creators behind the upcoming IDW Publishing Transformers: Combiner Wars event, crossing over current ongoing The Transformers and returning series Windblade. Read some snippets from the full piece - found here - below, in which John Barber and Mairghread Scott touch upon some of what is to come in terms of stories and themes, including some preview art for from Sarah Stone and Livio - Read More

Third (And Final) Round Of Fan-Built Combiner Polling Has Begun

Third (And Final) Round Of Fan-Built Combiner Polling Has Begun

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 7:46am by Autobot032 - 13,544 views

We previously reported on the Fan Built Autobot Combiner and that it originates from the Sea of Rust. Well, the Transformers: Battle Tactics mobile game has updated (as reported on here) and the final round of voting has begun. This final selection of choices contains the following options: Gender (The obvious options: Female, Male) Name (New options you may not have heard of: Quakebreak, Slammoth, Victorion) Nemesis (You get to pick the villainous scum! Devastator, Galvatronus, - Read More

Transformers: Battle Tactics Mobile Game Unveils Galvatronus First Look

Transformers: Battle Tactics Mobile Game Unveils Galvatronus First Look

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 7:30am by Autobot032 - 15,740 views

The Transformers: Battle Tactics app has updated, as well as provided us our first glimpse of what the upcoming Galvatronus combiner will look like once Voyager Class Cyclonus is released. (Cyclonus's torso mode features the head to Galvatronus.) We've mirrored the image below and if you'd like to participate in the game itself, you can download it from the following sources: Android/Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... tics&hl=en Apple/iOS: - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #38 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #38 iTunes Preview

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 1:01am by Va'al - 10,040 views

Yes, there are still delays with IDW Publishing titles, Transformers included - but we can still get a look at what's soon to come in the next issue of More Than Meets the Eye,the end of Elegant Chaos and the Cybertronian Trilogy, thanks to the fantastic work by digital assistant Mariel Romero's, uploading preview screenshots to iTunes, and which we've mirrored below to quench your comics thirst. Check them out! Description JOURNEY'S END! Across time, across space, from prewar Messatine to - Read More

Andrew Wildman to Attend Dutch Comic-Con, March 28-29, Utrecht

Andrew Wildman to Attend Dutch Comic-Con, March 28-29, Utrecht

Posted February 24th, 2015 at 5:37am by Va'al - 13,302 views

Fellow Seibertronian MarkNL has informed us not only of the confirmation of Dutch Comic Con for this coming March in Utrecht, but also of the presence of one of the bastions of earlier Transformers comics as guests: Andrew Wildman, artist on the original Marvel runs, War Within and ReGeneration One! Find out more about the event here, and read on below for a bio of the Marvel, Dreamwave and IDW artist. Andrew Wildman his work as an illustrator has been used in advertising and publishing - Read More

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #4 Full Preview

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone #4 Full Preview

Posted February 24th, 2015 at 5:10am by Va'al - 13,270 views

And here it is, the final preview for mini-series Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone by IDW Publishing. What do you think will happen, what will Gigatron do, how far will Hellbat go, and how many more times will Drift remind us of his past? Find out below, read our interview with series writer Shane McCarthy here, and head back here tomorrow for the Seibertron.com review! Transformers: Drift—Empire of Stone #4 (of 4) Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a & c) FINAL FATE! This is - Read More

Transformers: IDW Collection Phase Two Volume 2 Amazon Listing

Transformers: IDW Collection Phase Two Volume 2 Amazon Listing

Posted February 21st, 2015 at 7:55am by Va'al - 14,548 views

A new listing has appeared on online retailer Amazon.com, for the August 2015 release of the second volume of the IDW Publishing Transformers Phase Two! Volume one, you might remember, ended with RID and MTMTE #5 - the second book not only starts where the previous left us, but includes Dark Prelude Spotlights Trailcutter, Hoist and Orion Pax, plus the entire Autocracy run, and is currently priced at $49.99. No cover has been shown, but one might suspect Sarah Stone will be back for this - Read More

Combiner Wars Leader Class Armada Megatron Found At US Retail

Combiner Wars Leader Class Armada Megatron Found At US Retail

Posted February 20th, 2015 at 2:14pm by Autobot032 - 16,404 views

A new day, a new sighting! Seibertron.com's very own Cyber Bishop (retired Admin extraordinaire) has found Combiner Wars Leader Class Armada Megatron at a Toys R Us store in New Orleans Louisiana! He provided an image as proof and we've mirrored that image below, as well as the post he shared it on, due to it being a closed (to the public) Facebook group known as Transformers Addicts. If you have any sightings, please send them to us at sightings@seibertron.com and news to - Read More

The Combiner Wars Autobot Fan-Built Combiner Hails From The Sea Of Rust

The Combiner Wars Autobot Fan-Built Combiner Hails From The Sea Of Rust

Posted February 19th, 2015 at 7:33pm by Autobot032 - 20,315 views

The Transformers: Battle Tactics mobile game has provided some updated information about the upcoming Fan-Built Autobot combiner, more specifically, that it's origins come from the Sea Of Rust. We were notified of this update, thanks to fellow Seibertronian and fan, D-Maximus_Prime. We've mirrored the screenshot below: Keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates, plus the best galleries - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars - Livio Ramondelli Character Previews

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars - Livio Ramondelli Character Previews

Posted February 18th, 2015 at 3:47am by Va'al - 22,022 views

IDW regular artist Livio Ramondelli, the main visualiser for the upcoming Combiner Wars event - seeing the Transformers and Windblade series crossing over - has shared a couple of sneak previews of new and old characters joining the robot cast in the comics! Check out the mirrored images below, featuring Defensor and Superion, the big green himself Devastator, and the newcomer Mistress of Flame. - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers May 2015 Comics Solicitations: Angry Birds, Combiner Wars, Treasury

IDW Publishing Transformers May 2015 Comics Solicitations: Angry Birds, Combiner Wars, Treasury

Posted February 18th, 2015 at 2:22am by Va'al - 20,740 views

There may be delays in IDW Publishing comics this week, but to tide us over untill all distribution issues are resolved, we also have the full list of solicitations for the Transformers titles out in May 2015! The biggest news, other than Combiner Wars reaching its conclusion with both The Transformers and Windblade, is probably the SPOILERS in the More than Meets the Eye solicit, and the reprint of the beginning of the current phase of IDWverse in a massive format - check them all out below, - Read More

Combiner Wars Leader Class Armada Megatron Pictorial

Combiner Wars Leader Class Armada Megatron Pictorial

Posted February 17th, 2015 at 8:50pm by shajaki - 23,078 views

Thanks to blogger Black Plastic Life, we now have in hand pictures of Combiner Wars Leader Class Armada Megatron! This figure is a retool of the Leader Megatron also in recent news who is more Generation 1 inspired. But if you're more interested in his Armada incarnation at the moment, take a look at his Bio! For millions of years, Megatron has led fanatical legions of evil Decepticons on their war for conquest. A living weapon with dozens of modifications made in the name of increased power - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers #38: Days of Deception Preview

IDW Publishing Transformers #38: Days of Deception Preview

Posted February 17th, 2015 at 8:32am by william-james88 - 20,449 views

iTunes has released a full preview of IDW Publishing's Transformers #38 - and you can check it out below! Make sure to head back here for a Seibertron.com review, too. Transformers #38 (W) John Barber (A) Andrew Griffith (CA) Casey W. Coller THE ONYX INTERFACE! The AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS face down human forces-and strange battlelines make for strange allies. Who will emerge with the ancient ENIGMA OF COMBINATION... and who will usher in the COMBINER WAR...? Expected Release: Feb 25, - Read More

IDW Publishing Comics for 18 February Delayed Due to Port Congestion

IDW Publishing Comics for 18 February Delayed Due to Port Congestion

Posted February 13th, 2015 at 1:17pm by Va'al - 19,074 views

It looks like February will also see its chunk of delays in IDW Publishing's comics output. Courtesy of a piece of Comic Book Resources, we learn that due to issues with the Long Beach, CA, ports, the entirety of next week's shipment will be delayed - and that includes both current Transformers ongoings, the Complete Allspark Almanac and the Primacy TPB. Read more here, and a snippet below. IDW Publishing has announced that its titles scheduled to arrive in stores on Feb. 18 will not be - Read More

IDW Publishing Moves to New Headquarters, Opens San Diego Comic Art Gallery

IDW Publishing Moves to New Headquarters, Opens San Diego Comic Art Gallery

Posted February 12th, 2015 at 3:40pm by Va'al - 16,930 views

While not strictly Transformers related, this is big news for IDW Publishing, the company that has ensured the survival of transforming robot fiction since 2005, and currently breathing life back into gestalt technology with Combiner Wars! Read on the press release below to find out about the relocation of the IDW headquarters and the opening of the San Diego Comic Art Gallery - soon to showcase some Transformers art too? IDW Publishing Makes A Big Move Renowned Publisher Comes To San - Read More

Seibertron.com Interviews Shane McCarthy - Lindyhopping with Drift

Seibertron.com Interviews Shane McCarthy - Lindyhopping with Drift

Posted February 11th, 2015 at 3:16am by Va'al - 22,676 views

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

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #5 Review

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #5 Review

Posted February 10th, 2015 at 2:21pm by Va'al - 21,458 views

In Which Duke Drives Optimus Through a Sea of Quintessons (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis IT GETS CRAZIER! The biggest space battle ever grows to universal proportions! Will the G.I. JOE team and the AUTOBOTS make peace—before COBRA and the DECEPTICONS end the war… the bad way?! One Woman Army Story I realise we have fallen behind on reviewing this series, and we will come back to fill in on the missing issues of the first volume of Transformers vs G.I. Joe. However, after a - Read More

Ebook Subscription Service Scribd Launches Comics Section, Including IDW Transformers

Ebook Subscription Service Scribd Launches Comics Section, Including IDW Transformers

Posted February 10th, 2015 at 10:39am by Va'al - 21,863 views

This seems to be the week for streaming Transformers content! What is popularly referred to as the Netflix of books, Scribd, has launched this morning their Comics section, including material from all major publishers, IDW included. To celebrate the event, the ebook subscription service are also offering a free month's subscription to their content - now's the time to catch up on all those Transformers issues you never - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars - Mairghread Scott on Caminus, Mistress of Flame and More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars - Mairghread Scott on Caminus, Mistress of Flame and More

Posted February 09th, 2015 at 6:59pm by Va'al - 21,031 views

Comics and geek culture website The Mary Sue was also able to have a chat with IDW writer Mairghread Scott about the upcoming Windblade return with the beginning of Transformers: Combiner Wars - and we've copied a couple of snippets below! Read the full story here, and take a look at some preview art of the Mistress of Flame, a leader of Caminus, by Sarah Stone, too. TMS: Combiner Wars seems like it might offer more of a chance to examine the Metrotitan Caminus and the culture of his planet, - Read More

IDW And Hasbro Celebrate 10 Years By Extending Their Relationship - Press Release

IDW And Hasbro Celebrate 10 Years By Extending Their Relationship - Press Release

Posted February 09th, 2015 at 6:11am by Va'al - 16,387 views

Just in from IDW Publishing is the following press release, confirming that their licensed links to Hasbro properties, such as our own Transformers titles, are not only going strong, but seem to be continuing to do so for a long time still! Take a read below, as the two companies celebrate ten years of partnership - and remember how it all started with the transforming robots, back in 2005.. IDW And Hasbro Celebrate 10 Years By Extending Their relationship San Diego, CA (February - Read More

IDW FCBD 2015 Transformers: Robots in Disguise #0 Preview

IDW FCBD 2015 Transformers: Robots in Disguise #0 Preview

Posted February 07th, 2015 at 3:40am by Va'al - 14,608 views

Courtesy of Rich Johnston of comics and entertainment website Bleeding Cool, we get an early preview at the Free Comic Book Day Transformers offering from IDW Publishing, featuring the new animated series Robots in Disguise, and artwork by Priscilla Tramontano. Check it out below, and head into comic book stores on May 2nd 2015 to pick up your own copy! - Read More

Transformers Legends Manga 19 featuring Tailgate and Groundshaker

Transformers Legends Manga 19 featuring Tailgate and Groundshaker

Posted February 06th, 2015 at 8:58pm by william-james88 - 12,654 views

Takara Tomy has just released the 19th comic in their Japanese Transformers Legends Comic Series. This one features, as they put it, fun everyday drama with Tailgate and Groundshaker as they dispose of a bomb, speak of the Planet Micro and defeat Trypticon, all in a day's work. The comic has been mirrored below for your - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39 Guest Artist Hayato Sakamoto

IDW Publishing Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39 Guest Artist Hayato Sakamoto

Posted February 06th, 2015 at 4:01pm by Va'al - 15,827 views

We had seen solicitations for the IDW Publishing Trasformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39 comic book a while back, but it appears some new informations has appeared via Previews: alongside Alex Milne's cover (below), artist Hayato Sakamoto will be taking over the issue's artwork! Sakamoto is the writer of the Transformers Legends comics, as well as as number of Kre-O comics issues, but is mostly known in the Anglophone fandom for the art of FunPub's 'Timeless' comic for BotCon 2013. Let us - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars - Official Press Release

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars - Official Press Release

Posted February 05th, 2015 at 11:34am by Va'al - 17,772 views

Courtesy of IDW Publishing, and their official Facebook page, we get the official press release for the soon to be unleashed Transformers comics event Combiner Wars! Spanning across The Transformers and returning series Windblade, the story will also weave in with Hasbro's Generations toy line. Find out more below, including some cover artwork from Casey Coller and Joana Lafuente! An All-Out Arms Race Takes Hold Of Cybertron! The Combiner Wars Loom… San Diego, CA (February 5, 2015) - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #37 Review

IDW Publishing Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #37 Review

Posted February 04th, 2015 at 2:50am by Va'al - 16,328 views

That Rung a Bell (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis DESPERATE MEASURES! Four million years ago, as CYBERTRON teetered on the brink of all-out war, a group of Autobots decided it was time to take matters into their own hands. Everyone concerned would subsequently agree that this was a very, very bad move... Off to a good start Story As More Than Meets the Eye continues its solitary trajectory through space (on the Lost Light) and time (through the IDWverse as we know it) we follow - Read More

Andrew Griffith to Attend C2E2 (April) and Puerto Rico Comic Con (May)

Andrew Griffith to Attend C2E2 (April) and Puerto Rico Comic Con (May)

Posted February 03rd, 2015 at 4:31am by Va'al - 17,188 views

IDW Transformers artist, currently regular on The Transformers, Andrew Griffith has dropped by Seibertron.com to let us know he will attending two events (for now) this year! For the first time, he'll be showing up in Chicago for C2E2 this April, and in May, he will be travelling to Puerto Rico Comic Con. Check out some of his sketch work below! - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #37 Full Preview

IDW Publishing Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #37 Full Preview

Posted February 03rd, 2015 at 3:38am by Va'al - 13,682 views

It's been delayed, several times, but this week finally sees the release of IDW Publishing's Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #37 - and you can check out a full preview below! Make sure to head back here for a Seibertron.com review, too. Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #37—Days of Deception James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c) DESPERATE MEASURES! Four million years ago, as CYBERTRON teetered on the brink of all-out war, a group of Autobots decided it was time to take - Read More

Full preview for Transformers vs G.I. JOE #5

Full preview for Transformers vs G.I. JOE #5

Posted January 30th, 2015 at 11:15pm by william-james88 - 17,259 views

Here is the official solicit for the long awaited Transformers vs G.I. JOE #5, followed by a full preview found on Comic Alliance. Transformers vs G.I. JOE #5 Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c) IT GETS CRAZIER! The biggest space battle ever grows to universal proportions! Will the G.I. JOE team and the AUTOBOTS make peace—before COBRA and the DECEPTICONS end the war… the bad way?! FC • 32 pages • $3.99 It should be shipping on February - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #111 - New York Toy Fair 2015
Twincast / Podcast #111:
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