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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.

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Primacy #2

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Primacy #2

Posted August 30th, 2014 at 12:03pm by Va'al - 12,485 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 - 11,953 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 - 18,153 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 - 17,516 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 - 15,477 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 - 15,230 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 - 15,660 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 - 10,404 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 - 8,967 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 - 14,582 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 - 12,432 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 - 10,976 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 - 11,496 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 - 22,676 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 - 24,229 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 - 19,364 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 - 14,167 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

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #32 Review

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #32 Review

Posted August 19th, 2014 at 4:54pm by Va'al - 16,547 views

Bad Cop/Bad Cop (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis AUTOBOTS VERSUS EARTH! OPTIMUS PRIME and the AUTOBOTS discover the humans’ secret—and they aren’t pleased with what they learn! Will the DECEPTICON’s alliance tear down the peace—and will the world learn the CYBERTRONIANs are back? A bit hard to miss, really Story The past of couple of issues of Robots in Disguise have slowly been building up to the Alpha Trion discovery and recovery, seeding lies and lines about Prowl's - Read More

Video Review - Transformers Generations Deluxe Nightbeat

Video Review - Transformers Generations Deluxe Nightbeat

Posted August 19th, 2014 at 1:34pm by Va'al - 16,845 views

And after a very short interlude since the in-hand images, here's Pax Cybertron's video review of Generations Deluxe Nightbeat! Check it out in the embedded clip below, thanks once again to a tip from fellow Seibertron.com board member Autobot - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #32 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #32 Full Preview

Posted August 19th, 2014 at 2:58am by Va'al - 16,091 views

Coming at us from IDW like a flying saucer fleeing from a gigantic spaceship, this week in Transformers comics brings the latest installment of Robots in Disguise, on its 32nd issue! Check out a full preview below, and head back here tomorrow for the Seibertron.com review. Transformers: Robots in Disguise #32: Dawn of the Autobots John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c) AUTOBOTS VERSUS EARTH! OPTIMUS PRIME and the AUTOBOTS discover the humans’ secret—and they aren’t pleased with - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise 30th Anniversary Variant Cover by Coller and Bove

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise 30th Anniversary Variant Cover by Coller and Bove

Posted August 18th, 2014 at 10:24am by Va'al - 17,187 views

Gearing up for the full preview for Robots in Disguise #32 hitting the interwebs tomorrow, IDW colourist John-Paul Bove has revealed the excellent collaboration with artist Casey Coller on their 30th anniversary cover series - feast your eyes on the multiple bringers of doom below! So finally I can reveal this cover and it is possibly my favourite single image I have worked on. This is one of my favourite moments in all of TF history and I wanted to have Unicron swept up in firey hell and - Read More

Sneak Peek - Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2

Sneak Peek - Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2

Posted August 17th, 2014 at 12:03pm by El Duque - 15,143 views

Our second early three pager from iTunes brings us Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2. The early look is mirrored below. We'll have the full preview and review when we receive our copy from our friends over at IDW. 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 - Read More

Sneak Peek - Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #32

Sneak Peek - Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #32

Posted August 17th, 2014 at 11:57am by El Duque - 14,008 views

Thanks to iTunes we have the early three page preview of Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #32 - Dawn of the Autobots. Enjoy the sneak peek mirrored below, and stay tuned for the full preview and review to follow: 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 - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy #1 Review

IDW Transformers: Primacy #1 Review

Posted August 13th, 2014 at 3:16pm by Va'al - 20,370 views

And then there were three (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis THE WAR FOR CYBERTRON! Optimus Prime versus Megatron. Autobots versus Decepticons. At the dawn of the conflict, battle lines are drawn and sides are set… now legends will be made. The war that would define a planet begins in earnest—and its revelations will shake the TRANSFORMERS’ world to the core! Trust No-one Story Autocracy did some really interesting things by taking politics to a whole other level. Monstrosity - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars Interview - John Barber and Mairghread Scott

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars Interview - John Barber and Mairghread Scott

Posted August 13th, 2014 at 12:57pm by Va'al - 18,838 views

Comics and entertainment news website Newsarama had a chat with two of IDW's Transformers wordsmiths about the upcoming mini-event (announced at SDCC) Combiner Wars. Follow the link here to read the whole piece with John Barber and Mairghread Scott, and check out some very intriguing snippets below, including Metroplex's Spacebridge, Windblade, Optimus Prime, Prowl and the already established combiners like Devastator and Superion. How interested are you in where this might go..? Next - Read More

Exclusive Giant Robot Comics (Halifax) RID Variant Cover - Casey Coller, JP Bove

Exclusive Giant Robot Comics (Halifax) RID Variant Cover - Casey Coller, JP Bove

Posted August 12th, 2014 at 8:45am by Va'al - 14,785 views

After last year's ReGeneration One #0 exclusive variant cover, Giant Robot Comics (Halifax) are at it again! Design by them, artwork by Casey Coller, colours by JP Bove, this Autobot piece on the MacDonald bridge complements the Decepticon bunch from last year - and can be found with September's RID issue, and mirrored below. I wanted to share with everybody our new exclusive cover. This is going to be September's issue of Transformers Robots in Disguise. As you can see it's the Autobots - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy #1 Preview

IDW Transformers: Primacy #1 Preview

Posted August 12th, 2014 at 5:22am by Va'al - 12,745 views

It's been a while since the Flint Dille, Chris Metzen and Livio Ramondelli creative team were together for Autocracy and Monstrosity, in their digital and printed forms. But they're back this week with the first issue to the conclusion of the trilogy: Transformers Primacy! Check out a full preview below, and head back here for the Seibertron.com review later this week. Transformers: Primacy #1—SPOTLIGHT Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a, c) THE WAR FOR CYBERTRON! - Read More

Transformers Live Action Movie Trilogy Manga Recap

Transformers Live Action Movie Trilogy Manga Recap

Posted August 10th, 2014 at 12:15pm by El Duque - 29,744 views

Thanks to DeNA's Manga Box app we have a Manga recap of the first three Transformers live action films. This was put together in support of the Transformers: Lost Age theatrical debut in Japan. A preview is available online, which we've mirrored below, but you'll have to download the app to view it in it's entirety. - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #32

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #32

Posted August 07th, 2014 at 5:30pm by Va'al - 18,502 views

Thanks as usual to Mariel Romero from IDW Publishing uploading pages to iTunes, we get a brief glimpse at the continuation of the Robots in Disguise ongoing with issue #32, as we get closer to Combiner Wars (starting in #34). Check it out below! AUTOBOTS VERSUS EARTH! OPTIMUS PRIME and the AUTOBOTS discover the humans’ secret—and they aren’t pleased with what they learn! Will the DECEPTICON’s alliance tear down the peace—and will the world learn the CYBERTRONIANs are back? - Read More

TFCon USA - Sarah Stone Announced as Guest

TFCon USA - Sarah Stone Announced as Guest

Posted August 06th, 2014 at 12:28pm by Va'al - 25,479 views

Time for another update from the folks over at TFCon Chicago. She's been breaking through the IDW comics big time, with Transformers: Windblade and many many covers - now you get the chance to meet her again: Sarah Stone has been confirmed as a guest for the US branch of the convention! We are pleased welcome Transformers comic book artist Sarah Stone to TFcon Chicago this fall. Sarah is the artist for IDW’s highly successful Transformers: Windblade miniseries that just concluded. She - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #98 - Combiner Wars
Twincast / Podcast #98:
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Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014