IDW Editor John Barber Transformers Prime: Rage of the Dinobots Interview
Monday, September 10th, 2012 9:41PM CDTCategories: Comic Book News, People News, Interviews
Posted by: El Duque Views: 43,603
Tying in with the video game TRANSFORMERS PRIME: FALL OF CYBERTRON, comes the IDW comic book TRANSFORMERS PRIME: RAGE OF THE DINOBOTS. Hitting shelves in November and taking place in the 'Prime' Universe, Transformers readers can get to meet everyone's favourite robotic T-Rex, Grimlock for the first time, in this incarnation of the Transformers. In RAGE OF THE DINOBOTS, the Grimlock and co are forced to battle Shockwave with the very fate of Cybertron hanging in the balance. Written by Mike Johnson (Star Trek) and Mairghread Scott, the writer of the TRANSFORMERS: PRIME animated series. Artist Agustin Padilla (Dungeons & Dragons) provides pencils while Ken Christiansen provides covers. I spoke to IDW Senior Editor John Barber about the book and the Transformers legacy on the screen and in comics.
JOHN BARBER (JB): Well, the Prime Universe is the timeline where theTransformers: Prime TV series from Hasbro Studiostakes place, along with the FALL OF CYBERTRON video games from Activision and the novels that Random House publishes, like Exiles and Exodus by Alex Irvine. So if you’re familiar with any of those, you’re already familiar with the characters. The team at Hasbro takes special care to ensure there is continuity between a wide variety of storytelling platforms for the brand.
Most Popular Transformers News
New Images of Takara Transformers Legends Weirdwolf, Blaster, Wheelie, Rewind and Fortress Maximus In Packaging19,342 views
New Images of Transformers Masterpiece MP-35 Grapple With Size Comparison and Part Sharing Breakdown17,279 views
Most Recent Transformers News
New Galleries: Rescue Bots Superchargers Sideswipe and Bumblebee, Amazon Heatwave, plus Rescan Blurr and SalvagePosted 7 hours ago
Massive full size poster advertisements for Titans Return Galvatron, Powermaster Optimus Prime, Fortress MaximusPosted 12 hours ago
Posted by Rhinox23 on September 11th, 2012 @ 6:23am CDT
Posted by Sabrblade on September 11th, 2012 @ 9:40am CDT
Posted by Heckfire on September 11th, 2012 @ 1:57pm CDT
Pft. Nevermind. I keep forgetting what fandom I'm talking about...
Posted by The Grim King on September 13th, 2012 @ 1:17am CDT