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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.

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #31 (Dawn of the Autobots) Review

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #31 (Dawn of the Autobots) Review

Posted July 29th, 2014 at 5:37pm by Va'al - 4,512 views

Ding-dong (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis MINDBOMB! The humans have access to a CYBERTRONIAN mind—but whose is it—and why do they want it? OPTIMUS PRIME and GALVATRON race for answers, as JAZZ faces the consequences of his last trip to Earth. *That* thing Story We're on Earth again, still, once more, with humans and Decepticons seemingly on one side, and an Optimus Prime-led team on the other, taking a moment of respite and recalibration since last issue's kerfuffle and almost - Read More

IDW Publishing 2014 San Diego Comic-Con Announcements Round-Up - Official Press Release

IDW Publishing 2014 San Diego Comic-Con Announcements Round-Up - Official Press Release

Posted July 28th, 2014 at 11:51am by Va'al - 13,183 views

All Eyes On IDW At Comic-Con International 2014! New Series, Archival Collections, And Monumental Crossovers Announced San Diego, CA (July 28, 2014) – The eyes of the world were watching San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 for major announcements and this year IDW Publishing took the stage to reveal an impressive array of projects that are coming soon! Behold, the cure for the post-convention blues is here: Star Trek / Planet of the Apes Have you ever wondered what it would be - Read More

SDCC 2014 Coverage - ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS BRINGS MAYHEM TO COMICS

SDCC 2014 Coverage - ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS BRINGS MAYHEM TO COMICS

Posted July 25th, 2014 at 5:37pm by Va'al - 14,890 views

ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS BRINGS MAYHEM TO COMICS The Most Unlikely Crossover Crashlands At IDW! San Diego, CA (July 25, 2014) – Spinning out of the show-stopping announcement at this year’s Licensing Expo, Rovio Entertainment and Hasbro, Inc. have teamed up to bring together two of the world’s largest and most popular entertainment brands with ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS! This fall, IDW will bring the mayhem to comics with the brand-new series, ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS, expanding on the - Read More

SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Hasbro Licensed Comics Panel Summary

SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Hasbro Licensed Comics Panel Summary

Posted July 25th, 2014 at 4:44pm by Va'al - 17,004 views

Site owner Seibertron is still on the scene at SDCC 2014, and is taking in all the comics news that the IDW Publishing panel will send us this way - so keep an eye out below for panel updates as they come, and a full gallery to accompany it (which you can access by clicking on any image below)! Trasformers Robots in Disguise – John Barber writing, Andrew Griffith main artist. Searching on Earth for 'mysterious object' - everyone loves Thundercracker and Buster. Transformers More - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #31 (Dawn of the Autobots) Preview

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #31 (Dawn of the Autobots) Preview

Posted July 25th, 2014 at 5:45am by Va'al - 10,901 views

Slightly earlier than what we're now used to (must be SDCC!), IDW Publishing has released a full preview for next week's issue of Transformers: Robots in Disguise - which we've posted below for your viewing pleasure! Make sure to come back after the weekend for the Seibertron.com review, and sound off your thoughts in the Energon Pub discussion boards: what are the humans/Prowl/Galvatron actually up to? Transformers: Robots in Disguise #31: Dawn of the Autobots John Barber (w) • Andrew - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #1 Review

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #1 Review

Posted July 23rd, 2014 at 5:37pm by Va'al - 12,144 views

Space Balls! (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis 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—their version of “peace” does not match our own… Or maybe it does..? Story On a completely different note, artistically, thematically, tonally, from the concluding issue of Windblade... This week also marks the beginning of a new Transformers vs G.I. Joe ongoing from the mind and hands of - Read More

SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release

SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release

Posted July 23rd, 2014 at 1:12pm by Va'al - 11,797 views

IDW PUBLISHING KICKS OFF SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH THE TRANSFORMERS HUMBLE BUNDLE Transformers Fans Can Pay What They Want For The Ultimate Transformers Digital Comic Collection While Also Supporting A Child-Focused Charity San Francisco & San Diego, Calif. - July 23, 2014 - Here's a bundle that's “more than meets the eye.” Humble Bundle and award-winning publisher IDW Publishing, under license from Hasbro, are kicking off San Diego Comic-Con with a digital comic collection of epic - Read More

IDW Publishing at 15 - Ted Adams, Chris Ryall.. and Drift

IDW Publishing at 15 - Ted Adams, Chris Ryall.. and Drift

Posted July 22nd, 2014 at 7:10pm by Va'al - 13,330 views

In an article published on the comics section of the LA Times, IDW Publishing founder Ted Adams and chief editor Chris Ryall talk about the company, where it started and how it got to be what it is now, 15 years after its creation. And the Transformers show up too! Check out the whole interview here, and some relevant robotic snippets below. The metamorphosis into a major independent player was complete when IDW won comics command of an army of robots in disguise. “It sounds very trite - Read More

IDW Transformers: Windblade #4 (Dawn of the Autobots) Review

IDW Transformers: Windblade #4 (Dawn of the Autobots) Review

Posted July 22nd, 2014 at 5:16pm by Va'al - 15,773 views

The End, Pt. 1 (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE! WINDBLADE seeks out the last refuge she has left, the living city METROPLEX as his malfunctions intensify! WINDBLADE realizes that even if she survives STARSCREAM, METROPLEX himself may doom them all! Recap? Recap Story And so we've had explosions, more explosions, scheming, Predacons, bar scenes, torture scenes, world building, a fantabulous Starscream and so far, a plot that does not seem to want to resolve - Read More

IDW Transformers Classics Vol. 7 Preview

IDW Transformers Classics Vol. 7 Preview

Posted July 22nd, 2014 at 4:29am by Va'al - 15,478 views

Finally for this week, IDW Publishing continue their collected reprints of the original Marvel run of Transformers comics, with the seventh volume of Transformers Classics! Check out a glimpse at the volume below, remastered for all your nostalgic needs. Transformers Classics, Vol. 7 Simon Furman, Bob Budiansky, Ralph Macchio (w) • Andrew Wildman, Frank Springer, Don Perlin (a) • Guido Guidi (c) The historic roots of The Transformers are re-presented for maximum Cybertronian enjoyment. - Read More

IDW Transformers: Windblade #4 (Dawn of the Autobots) Preview

IDW Transformers: Windblade #4 (Dawn of the Autobots) Preview

Posted July 21st, 2014 at 12:53pm by Va'al - 15,643 views

Next up from IDW Publishing, and again courtesy of Newsarama, we have the conclusion of the Transformers: Windblade mini-series, by the double-team of Scott and Stone. Check out a full preview below, and make sure to tune in again Wednesday to read the Seibertron.com review! Transformers: Windblade #4 (of 4): Dawn of the Autobots Mairghread Scott (w) • Sarah Stone (a & c) PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE! WINDBLADE seeks out the last refuge she has left, the living city METROPLEX as his - Read More

IDW Transformers vs G.I. Joe #1 Preview

IDW Transformers vs G.I. Joe #1 Preview

Posted July 21st, 2014 at 12:53pm by Va'al - 13,536 views

The IDW comics have been taking a couple of breaks this month, but with this final week of July, they definitely catch up! Check out below a full preview,via Newsarama, for the first offering: the truly bonkers Transformers vs G.I. Joe #1! (And head back here on Wednesday to find out if we have finally formed an opinion on it..) Transformers VS G.I. JOE #1—SPOTLIGHT Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c) SPACE WAR I! Earth makes contact with an alien race—and G.I. JOE is on - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Vol. 6 and Dark Cybertron Hardcover Listings on Amazon.com

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Vol. 6 and Dark Cybertron Hardcover Listings on Amazon.com

Posted July 21st, 2014 at 9:14am by Va'al - 9,871 views

While there is yet no confirmed cover artwork, two new IDW Transformers comics collections listings have appeared on Amazon.com: the sixth volume in the popular More Than Meets the Eye ongoing ($16), and a collected hardcover edition of the Dark Cybertron crossover event ($35.22)! Check out more information below on the volumes, both out at the end of December 2014. Megatron assumes control of the quest to find the Knights of Cybertron - a quest that has never before been so urgent, so - Read More

Angry Birds fly to San Diego Comic-Con with Stella, Transformers and, of course, comics!

Angry Birds fly to San Diego Comic-Con with Stella, Transformers and, of course, comics!

Posted July 18th, 2014 at 10:39pm by LOST Cybertronian - 20,863 views

Rovio will be at SDCC to present a new cinematic trailer for Angry Birds Transformers. Check out the press release below. Espoo, Finland -- July 17th 2014 -- Angry Birds will soon be flying South to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con to meet our fans and present our brand new cinematic trailers for Angry Birds Transformers and Angry Birds Stella. To celebrate the world’s most impressive comic bash, we are issuing new Angry Birds Comics with IDW with an exclusive variation issue - Read More

IDW Publishing’s 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International Schedule

IDW Publishing’s 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International Schedule

Posted July 17th, 2014 at 4:34pm by Va'al - 17,741 views

We just received the official IDW Publishing press release containing the entire schedule of events for next week's SDCC 2014, and have highlighted below all the Transformers related goodness! Make sure to check them out if you're in the area, or keep an eye on Seibertron.com for news as it happens. IDW Publishing’s 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International Schedule Full List of This Years Best Panels & Signings Unleashed! San Diego, CA (July 17, 2014) – Last week IDW released their - Read More

IDW Transformers Comics Solicitations - October 2014: Elegant Chaos, Rhinox, Halloween and More

IDW Transformers Comics Solicitations - October 2014: Elegant Chaos, Rhinox, Halloween and More

Posted July 16th, 2014 at 1:50am by Va'al - 23,613 views

Thanks to the lovely people over at IDW Publishing, we get a look at what October 2014 will bring us in terms of Transformers comics, with brief synopses and covers for all the books, including a teaser for the upcoming Elegant Chaos event starting in November! Check out below the full list, and let us know if anything catches your eye - what will you be picking up? Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #34 James Roberts (w) • Atilio Rojo (a) • Brendan Cahill (c) THE DILEMMA! On a - Read More

Andrew Wildman Transformers: Regeneration One #100 Variant Covers with Galvatron Sketch Auctions

Andrew Wildman Transformers: Regeneration One #100 Variant Covers with Galvatron Sketch Auctions

Posted July 15th, 2014 at 1:51pm by Va'al - 17,504 views

Renowned Transformers artist Andrew Wildman continues his ReGeneration One #100 charity auction streak, shifting back to the purple corner for the next five sketches - the mighty Galvatron! Check out the auctions here, and make sure to drop by his blog for more on the Wildman himself and his work. The Galvatron sketches are now up on eBay. As with the previous auctions there are 5 copies of the Convention Variant cover of Transformers Regeneration One #100. Each is bagged and boarded. The - Read More

Auto Assembly 2014 News Round-up: Guest Events, Hasbro Giveaway, Charity Auction and More

Auto Assembly 2014 News Round-up: Guest Events, Hasbro Giveaway, Charity Auction and More

Posted July 15th, 2014 at 10:05am by Va'al - 20,251 views

With only a couple of weeks left before Auto Assembly 2014, Europe's biggest Transformers convention, it's time for a catch-all post rounding up the slew of news that they have been posting in the past weeks. Starting off with two special motored guests, Barricade and Bumblebee in their replica vehicle forms from the first three movies, available for free photos all weekend; next up is a surprise official Hasbro giveaway, of which we still know very little, other than it's official, and it's - Read More

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #31 - Dawn of the Autobots

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #31 - Dawn of the Autobots

Posted July 15th, 2014 at 12:10am by El Duque - 13,397 views

iTunes has posted their early three-page preview of IDW's soon to be released Transformers: Robots in Disguise #31 (Dawn of the Autobots). Check out the sneak peek below, and stayed tuned for the full preview and review. MINDBOMB! The humans have access to a CYBERTRONIAN mind—but whose is it—and why do they want it? OPTIMUS PRIME and GALVATRON race for answers, as JAZZ faces the consequences of his last trip to - Read More

London Film and Comic Con Transformers 30th Anniversary - Bob Budiansky, José Delbo and More

London Film and Comic Con Transformers 30th Anniversary - Bob Budiansky, José Delbo and More

Posted July 12th, 2014 at 8:51am by Va'al - 18,290 views

Were you planning on heading to London, UK, this 18-19th October, for the London Film and Comic Con? As a Transformers fan, you might want to after this announcement: Bob Budiansky, along with writers Simon Furman and James Roberts, and artists José Delbo, Andrew Wildman, Stephen Baskerville, Nick Roche will all be attending a special 30th anniversary bash in the comics area of the convention! Check out the press release mirrored below. Bob Budiansky will be leading a host of writers from - Read More

Transformers: How to Ride a Dinobot Comic

Transformers: How to Ride a Dinobot Comic

Posted July 10th, 2014 at 3:04pm by El Duque - 16,721 views

The Transformers Italy Facebook page has revealed a new offering from our friends at IDW Publishing, Transformers: How to Ride a Dinobot. The comic appears to be based on the Transformers - How to Ride Your Dinobot videos that were released on Hasbro's YouTube channel last month. Check out the cover - Read More

Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Posted July 09th, 2014 at 11:37pm by El Duque - 15,217 views

Your fellow Seibertronian and podcaster ScottyP made an interesting discovery while visiting his local comic book shop, Micro Comic Fun Packs for IDW Publishing. There are four themed packs - Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Grimlock, and Drift. Each includes a mini-comic (which is a full length issue, just shrunken down), sticker, mini-poster, and temporary tattoo. They retail for $3.00 each. The actual comic issues included are: Grimlock pack: Spotlight ShockwaveOptimus Prime pack: Spotlight - Read More

Sneak Peek - Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #1

Sneak Peek - Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #1

Posted July 09th, 2014 at 11:10pm by El Duque - 12,577 views

Also from iTunes we have the early three page preview of IDW's Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #1. As always enjoy the sneak peek mirrored below, and stay tuned for the full preview and review. 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—their version of “peace” does not match our - Read More

Sneak Peek - Transformers: Windblade #4

Sneak Peek - Transformers: Windblade #4

Posted July 09th, 2014 at 11:05pm by El Duque - 11,851 views

iTunes has posted their early three page preview of IDW's soon to be released Transformers: Windblade #4. Enjoy the sneak peek mirrored below, stay tuned for the full preview and review. PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE! WINDBLADE seeks out the last refuge she has left, the living city METROPLEX as his malfunctions intensify! WINDBLADE realizes that even if she survives STARSCREAM, METROPLEX himself may doom them - Read More

A SEIBERTRON REVIEW: Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #31

A SEIBERTRON REVIEW: Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #31

Posted July 08th, 2014 at 8:55am by Tigertrack - 23,085 views

“..Scattergun of the Fourth Vorsk Offensive..” “You think that’s bad, try Dipstick of Operation: Doom Patrol...” What could be worse than that? (Lack of action in this setup issue maybe?) Previous issue stuff: Last issue the crew of the LOST LIGHT found themselves having to abandon ship as whole portions of their ship (and then eventually the whole ship) just disappears... Spoiler Free-ish plot in 31. The LOST LIGHT disappeared leaving the crew floating - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #31 Preview

IDW Transformers:  More Than Meets The Eye #31 Preview

Posted July 08th, 2014 at 7:35am by Tigertrack - 18,124 views

IDW shares with us the preview pages for tomorrow's upcoming MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE issue #31. This issue continues the peril of the LOST LIGHT crew as they deal with the happenings of last issue...mainly that the LOST LIGHT disappeared! Be sure to pick up your issue tomorrow, July 9th. - Read More

Sneak Peek - Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #31 - Dawn of the Autobots

Sneak Peek - Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #31 - Dawn of the Autobots

Posted June 30th, 2014 at 12:38am by El Duque - 18,514 views

iTunes has posted their early three page preview of Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #31 - Dawn of the Autobots. Enjoy the sneak peek mirrored below, full preview to follow when IDW makes it available to us. FLYING BLIND! Trapped inside a giant replica of RODIMUS's head (don't ask), MEGATRON and the crew of the Lost Light have to solve the biggest mystery of their lives. And they have to do so quickly—because every time the lights go out, something terrible - Read More

Alex Milne IDW Transformers Character Models: Highbrow, Holomatter Avatar Whirl

Alex Milne IDW Transformers Character Models: Highbrow, Holomatter Avatar Whirl

Posted June 29th, 2014 at 5:48am by Va'al - 22,735 views

IDW fan-favourite artist Alex Milne has recently tweeted a couple of sketches for characters in Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, including one who has yet to show up, and a punk-esque re-imagining of a previous one: check out below his concepts for Highbrow and Whirl's holomatter avatar! - Read More

Transformers Week at Sequart.org: Interview with James Roberts

Transformers Week at Sequart.org: Interview with James Roberts

Posted June 28th, 2014 at 2:18am by Va'al - 31,195 views

Currently up at Sequart.org, still in their Transformers week of criticism, reviews, readings and interviews, is the first part of a really quite in-depth conversation with True Believers Award nominee and IDW Transformers writer James Roberts - talking all things More Than Meets the Eye! Check out a very brief snippet below, and head here for the rest. DAVID WHITTAKER: Ok, so starting at the beginning how did the concept of More Than Meets The Eye come about? Had you had any plans for - Read More

Transformers Comic Book Artist Alex Milne to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Transformers Comic Book Artist Alex Milne to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Posted June 27th, 2014 at 10:27pm by El Duque - 22,736 views

Our friends at TFcon dropped by to let us know that fan favorite artist Alex Milne has been added as a special guest for the 2014 event in Toronto. See details below: TFcon is very pleased to welcome back Alex Milne to the TFcon Toronto guest list this year. Alex is the artist for IDW’s popular Transformers: More than Meets the Eye comic book. He will be attending both days and offering prints and commissions to attendees all weekend - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #96 - Age of Extinction
Twincast / Podcast #96:
"Age of Extinction"
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Posted: Monday, July 7th, 2014