Chicago Cubs World Series 2016 8-Disc Collector's Edition Set from Shout! Factory

Newsrama.com Interview with Transformers Editor John Barber; Robots in Disguise 2nd Year.

Discuss anything about the Transformers cartoons and comics! You can discuss anything from G1 to Cybertron as well as the comics from Marvel, Dreamwave, IDW and more!

Newsrama.com Interview with Transformers Editor John Barber; Robots in Disguise 2nd Year.

Postby GetRightRobot » Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:45 pm

Motto: "Surf in the Summer, Collect in the Winter."
Weapon: Neptune Sword
A very insightful and spoilerish interview with John Barber about his work on Transformers: Robots in Disguise and the events leading up to issue #10 has been posted on Newsrama.com. Parallels can be drawn between the fictional political intrigue facing Cybertronians in the ongoing series and the impending US elections. Click HERE for the full article.

Image


Newsrama.com wrote:After the epic “Death of Optimus Prime” arc in IDW’s Transformers comics last year, the future of these shape-shifting robots was at a cross-roads. While Rodimus and a band of fellow Autobots took to the spaceways to find the fabled first Cybertronians, Bumblebee took on the tumultuous role of leader of Cybertron and set out to unify the long-fractured factions of Transformers, both Autobot, Decepticon and even non-aligned Transformers. This story is chronicled in the new series Transformers: Robots In Disguise which launched at the beginning of the year, and truly lives up the franchise’s “more than meets the eye” slogan (despite that actually being the title of the sister series) with politics entering the fray.

And now with Transformers: Robots In Disguise nearing the one year mark and the real-life political scene in the United States entering its apex, Newsarama spoke with writer (and long-time Transformers editor) John Barber about the political struggles on Cybertron, the disappearance of Ironhide, and the mysterious mind-control going on in the jungles of Cybertron.
User avatar
GetRightRobot
Godmaster
Posts: 1702
News Credits: 16
Joined: Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:54 pm
Location: MB SC!!!
Watch GetRightRobot on YouTube
Buy from GetRightRobot on eBay
Strength: 5
Intelligence: 2
Speed: 9
Endurance: 7
Courage: Infinity
Firepower: 7
Skill: 7

Re: Newsrama.com Interview with Transformers Editor John Barber; Robots in Disguise 2nd Year.

Postby Downbeat » Fri Oct 05, 2012 5:28 pm

Motto: "Can't think and I'm feeling fine."
Weapon: Electro-Disruptor
Great interview! Hyped for upcoming issues, now.

Man, comics-reading transformers fans haven't had it so good before.
User avatar
Downbeat
Minibot
Posts: 145
Joined: Tue Feb 24, 2009 3:42 pm
Location: The Gates of Steel
Strength: 5
Intelligence: 7
Speed: 9
Endurance: 5
Rank: 1
Courage: 4
Firepower: 3
Skill: 9

Re: Newsrama.com Interview with Transformers Editor John Barber; Robots in Disguise 2nd Year.

Postby GetRightRobot » Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:53 pm

Motto: "Surf in the Summer, Collect in the Winter."
Weapon: Neptune Sword
Downbeat wrote:Great interview! Hyped for upcoming issues, now.

Man, comics-reading transformers fans haven't had it so good before.


Absolutely. Several ongoing series and special projects like Mars Attacks Cybertron make me happy.
User avatar
GetRightRobot
Godmaster
Posts: 1702
News Credits: 16
Joined: Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:54 pm
Location: MB SC!!!
Watch GetRightRobot on YouTube
Buy from GetRightRobot on eBay
Strength: 5
Intelligence: 2
Speed: 9
Endurance: 7
Courage: Infinity
Firepower: 7
Skill: 7

Re: Newsrama.com Interview with Transformers Editor John Barber; Robots in Disguise 2nd Year.

Postby triKlops » Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:02 pm

Motto: "I’m the rising sun, I’m the new tomorrow, I’m the skull on the gun, I’m the song of sorrow; I’m the thirteenth arrow, I’m the wisest owl, I’m a soul-eating predator, I’m on the prowl"
Weapon: Energo-Sword
great interview, the future issues sound interesting. looking forward to seeing what develops.
Image
User avatar
triKlops
Brainmaster
Posts: 1306
News Credits: 6
Joined: Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:35 am
Location: Rude Island

Re: Newsrama.com Interview with Transformers Editor John Barber; Robots in Disguise 2nd Year.

Postby MINDVVIPE » Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:05 pm

Motto: "One look from me and you've lost"
Weapon: Black Magic
Maybe I'll wait for a large portion to be produced, and then just buy an omnibus of the RID and/or MTMTE series, if it gets made. This series seems worth it.
Image
THE POWERS OF DARKNESS ARE A MORE POWERFUL WEAPON THAN ALL THE TOYS YOUR SCIENCE CAN MUSTER

Die, Autobots!
User avatar
MINDVVIPE
Gestalt
Posts: 2295
Joined: Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:49 pm
Strength: ???
Intelligence: 10+
Speed: Infinity
Endurance: ???
Rank: ???
Courage: ???
Firepower: ???
Skill: ???


Return to Transformers Cartoons and Comics Forum

Ending Soon On eBay

Transformers TAKARA MP-31 Masterpiece Delta Magnus Action Figure - Time Remaining: 1 day 18 hours 35 minutes 21 seconds
TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED 2008 OPTIMUS PRIME ROLL OUT COMMAND SUPREME CLASS NEW MISB - Time Remaining: 1 day 15 hours 22 minutes 4 seconds
Transformers Revenge Of The Fallen Robot Replicas Sideswipe Action Figure - Time Remaining: 2 days 1 hour 38 minutes 17 seconds
Transformers G1 1988 DOUBLEDEALER  powermaster hasbro takara - Time Remaining: 2 days 10 hours 54 minutes 24 seconds
TAKARA TOMY Transformers Movie AD14 jolt New - Time Remaining: 1 day 16 hours 32 minutes 50 seconds
Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-10B Black Optimus Prime - Time Remaining: 1 day 18 hours 49 minutes 11 seconds
2007 Hasbro Transformers Megatron G1 statue Diamond Select Look Sharp - Time Remaining: 1 day 16 hours 5 minutes 32 seconds
Transformers: DOTM Voyager Class Optimus Prime Comettor Set (Walmart Exclusive) - Time Remaining: 3 days 5 hours 6 minutes 18 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #160 - Grappling with Memory
Twincast / Podcast #160:
"Grappling with Memory"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
Website Security Test