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

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

Friday, October 5th, 2012 1:48PM CDT

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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.

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


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.
Credit(s): Chris Arrant of Newsrama.com
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Re: Newsrama.com Interview with Transformers Editor John Barber; Robots in Disguise 2nd Year. (1427255)
Posted by Downbeat on October 5th, 2012 @ 5:28pm CDT
Great interview! Hyped for upcoming issues, now.

Man, comics-reading transformers fans haven't had it so good before.
Re: Newsrama.com Interview with Transformers Editor John Barber; Robots in Disguise 2nd Year. (1427273)
Posted by GetRightRobot on October 5th, 2012 @ 6:53pm CDT
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.
Re: Newsrama.com Interview with Transformers Editor John Barber; Robots in Disguise 2nd Year. (1427275)
Posted by triKlops on October 5th, 2012 @ 7:02pm CDT
great interview, the future issues sound interesting. looking forward to seeing what develops.
Re: Newsrama.com Interview with Transformers Editor John Barber; Robots in Disguise 2nd Year. (1427278)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on October 5th, 2012 @ 7:05pm CDT
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.
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