IDW's June Comic Solicitations

Transformers News: IDW's June Comic Solicitations

Thursday, March 15th, 2007 6:19PM CDT

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IDW's list of comic book solicitations for the month of May are now know. Comics Continuum has received IDW's solicitations for June and they have posted them. It looks like there will be alot of Transformers books offered by IDW. Here is a list of the Transformers titles that will be available:

"TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE ADAPTATION #1

Written by Kris Oprisko, art by Alex Milne.

Kicking off a month-long spectacular event to celebrate the July 4 opening of the big-screen Transformers movie! The official adaptation of Transformers: The Movie picks up directly where the Movie Prequel leaves off -- the Transformers' brutal war has come to Earth and perhaps our only chance for survival may be with the young boy who just might hold the key to ending the war forever. Each issue of the adaptation will offer 32 ad-free pages and include concept art, interviews, and additional never-before-seen material. Subsequent issues of the official adaptation of Transformers: The Movie will be released on a weekly schedule throughout the month of June. Issue 1 features a special wraparound cover by interior artist Alex Milne (The Transformers: Megatron Origin)!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 6.


TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE ADAPTATION #2

Written by Kris Oprisko, art by Alex Milne.

The special movie adaptation continues with issue 2.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 13.


TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE ADAPTATION #3

Written by Kris Oprisko, art by Alex Milne.

The special movie adaptation continues with issue 3.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 20.


TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE ADAPTATION #4

Written by Kris Oprisko, art by Alex Milne.

The special movie adaptation concludes with issue 4.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on June 27.


TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE PREQUEL TPB

Written by Simon Furman and Chris Ryall, art by Don Figueroa.

The live-action Transformers movie is finally upon us! But the spectacle unfolding on the big screen isn't the whole story. Read the beginning of the story right here! In this four-part prequel to the film, travel from Cybertron to Earth as we see for the first time what momentous events led to the Transformers bringing their war to our world.

120 pages, $19.99.


TRANSFORMERS: THE BEST OF SIMON FURMAN HC

Wrtten by Simon Furman, art by Don Figueroa, Geoff Senior and more, cover by Figueroa.

This career-spanning hardcover looks at legendary Transformers writer Simon Furman's amazing output throughout the two decades he's worked on the Robots in Disguise, from his earliest beginnings through his current work. This collection compiles his U.K. work from 1985 through his G2 and War Within comics to his present IDW comics work and beyond! The premiere presentation of Furman's immense body of work.

272 pages, $50.


THE TRANSFORMERS MAGAZINE #1

Written by Simon Furman, Bob Budiansky and Brad Mick, art by Don Figueroa and Jose Delbo, cover by Robby Musso.

Hearkening back to the great b&w comic book magazines of yesteryear, this debut magazine offers three classic tales from three different eras -- spanning The Transformers' run of over 20 years. This special 8-1/2" x 11" magazine format contains stories from the early Marvel days (issue #42, "People Power"), days to the Dreamwave (Generation 1, Vol. 3, #1) adventures to the all-new chapters of Transformers lore from IDW (Stormbringer #1), all underneath a brand-new cover from artist Robby Musso (Transformers Spotlight: Ultra Magnus).

72 pages, black and white, $7.99.


THE TRANSFORMERS: TARGET 2006 #3

Written by Simon Furman, art by Jeff Anderson and Will Simpson, cover by Nick Roche.

The special reprint of this beloved U.K. Transformers tale continues here with two new chapters in one comic! On Cybertron, the Wreckers continue to train for Operation Volcano. Starscream is shocked with the discovery of Megatron's new and unlikely alliance with the Autobots. And Galvatron reveals a secret to Jazz.

32 pages, $3.99. Writer Simon Furman and artists Jeff Anderson and Will Simpson continue this epic tale. Nick Roche once again provides an all-new cover re-creating a classic scene from the issue!


THE TRANSFORMERS: ESCALATION TPB

Written by Simon Furman, art by E.J. Su.

The saga of the Transformers' secret war on Earth -- begun in The Transformers: Infiltration -- continues with Phase Two: Escalation. With the monumental menaces of Megatron and Ore-13 looming, the Autobots could be forgiven for thinking things couldn't get much worse. But, as Optimus Prime musters his response to the mounting threat, the Machination strikes -- with shocking and tragic consequences!

152 pages, $19.99.


THE TRANSFORMERS SPOTLIGHT TPB

Written by Simon Furman, art by Robby Musso, Nick Roche, M.D. Bright and Rob Ruffolo.

Collecting a series of five one-shots focusing on some of the best-loved (or loathed) characters from the Transformers Universe -- Hot Rod, Sixshot, Shockwave, Nightbeat and Ultra Magnus.

136 pages, $19.99."
Credit(s): Comics Continuum
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Re: IDW's June Comic Solicitations (54673)
Posted by Darth Bombshell on March 15th, 2007 @ 7:35pm CDT
The idea of doing the movie adaptation a month before the movie is laughably shortsighted. They should have done it concurrently with the prequel instead. (Or better yet, in place of the prequel.)
Re: IDW's June Comic Solicitations (54823)
Posted by Black Bumblebee on March 15th, 2007 @ 9:38pm CDT
Maybe it isn't an addaptation of the Michael Bay movie at all... maybe they're taking another shot at the '85 cartoon movie--you know, like actually add in those "cut" scenes that they promised...

I know, I'm dreaming--but there's no law against it! :-)
Re: IDW's June Comic Solicitations (54979)
Posted by steve2275 on March 16th, 2007 @ 4:00am CDT
just 2006 3
Re: IDW's June Comic Solicitations (55285)
Posted by Talon523 on March 16th, 2007 @ 11:52am CDT
I stopped buying the comics when they raised the price. I may consider buying the spotlight TPB though. Too bad it won't have Soundwave or Megs.
Re: IDW's June Comic Solicitations (55398)
Posted by Hans on March 16th, 2007 @ 2:51pm CDT
That TF Magazine is the most pointless release ever. EIGHT bucks for a black and white rag that reproduces old stories that have been reprinted many times before.... but then in color! I wonder if anyone will be stupid enough to buy that.

The Movie stuff doesn't interest me, so it looks like I won't be getting anything that month. A first. IDW usually has at least one or two titles that interest me...
Re: IDW's June Comic Solicitations (55496)
Posted by Grimshock on March 16th, 2007 @ 5:30pm CDT
Yeah, same here. Nothing that sounds appealing at all. I, however, am not shocked. Only thing worthwhile coming up is the Megatron origin story.

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