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SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release

Transformers News: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 1:12PM CDT

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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 proportions. Customers can pay what they want while also supporting a child-focused charity in the Transformers Humble Bundle presented by IDW.

https://www.humblebundle.com/books

Customers can name their price for Transformers Classics, Volumes 1-4, featuring a digital reincarnation of 48 issues from the original comics. Those who pay more than the average price will also receive Transformers: All Hail Megatron, Vol. 1-4, Transformers: Autocracy and Transformers: Spotlight, Vol. 1. Customers who pay $15 or more will receive all of the above, plus Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, Vol. 1 and 2 and Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Vol. 1 and 2, bringing a total of nearly 100 comic book issues to the bundle.

“The iconic TRANSFORMERS brand is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year and can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with this bundle offering. Whether a new reader who wants to get in on the epic TRANSFORMERS adventure, or a long-time fan looking to round out their digital comic collection, this offering is the perfect combination of classic and current stories,” said Michael Kelly, Hasbro’s Director of Global Publishing. “Add the fact that a portion of the proceeds will be used to support an amazing charity like the Hasbro Children’s Fund, and you’ve got an event Optimus Prime himself would be proud to join.”

“We’re very happy to collaborate with Hasbro to offer this mega selection of Transformers comics,” said Jeff Webber, IDW’s VP of Digital Publishing. “This bundle highlights all the facets of IDW’s Transformers line – Classics from the ‘80s, stories from the beginnings of the IDW’s stories of the TRANSFORMERS Universe, and some of the latest and greatest comics!”

As with all Humble Bundles, customers can choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the comic creators, Humble Bundle, and the determined charity (the Hasbro Children's Fund).

The Transformers Humble Bundle runs for two weeks and ends Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 11 a.m. Pacific time.

About Humble Bundle
Humble Bundle organizes pay-what-you-want plus charity promotions for awesome digital content and puts the power directly in the hands of the consumers, offering them fully-featured titles at prices they set themselves. Consumers pay what they want and decide how to allocate their money between content creators, charity and a humble tip. Humble Bundle also offers the Humble Store, a digital storefront that features great games at great prices with a portion of sales going to select charities. Since the company's launch in 2010, Humble Bundle has helped empower its community to allocate more than $40 million toward charity to date. For more information, please visit https://www.humblebundle.com.

About Hasbro Children’s Fund
The Hasbro Children’s Fund, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to empower childhood by bringing “the sparkle of Hope, the joy of Play and the power of Service” into the lives of the children across the globe. Working with strategic charitable partners, the grants made through the Hasbro Children’s Fund support programs that deliver; stability for children in crisis; pediatric physical and mental health services; hunger security; educational programs; quality out of school time programming and programs that empower youth through service. To learn more about these programs and how they are making a difference for children worldwide, please visit www.hasbro.org.

About Hasbro
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company dedicated to fulfilling the fundamental need for play for children and families through the creative expression of the Company’s world class brand portfolio, including TRANSFORMERS, MONOPOLY, PLAY-DOH, MY LITTLE PONY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, NERF and LITTLEST PET SHOP. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative play and entertainment experiences, in a variety of forms and formats, anytime and anywhere. The Company's Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for more than 180 territories around the world, and for the U.S. on Hub Network, part of a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Through the company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's "100 Best Corporate Citizens." Learn more at www.hasbro.com.

About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE and MY LITTLE PONY; Paramount’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2000AD’s Judge Dredd; The Rocketeer; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; V-Wars from New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Maberry; Ragnarök from Eisner Award-winner Walter Simonson; Winterworld, created by Chuck Dixon and Jorge Zaffino; and Little Nemo from the award-winning duo of Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio, and the multiple award-winning Artist's Edition imprint.

IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot; Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Warner Brothers are producing a film based on Ashley Wood's Lore; Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film, Kurtzman/Orci are producing a movie based on Locke & Key at Universal.
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Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1592857)
Posted by joevill on July 23rd, 2014 @ 2:24pm CDT
Saw this on Seibertron before getting the email from Humble Bundle... instantly bought!!
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658847)
Posted by william-james88 on March 4th, 2015 @ 3:19pm CST
New Transformers Comics Bundle from Humble Bundle. If anyone was wondering what that revealed Leader Ultra Magnus with Minimus Ambus was all about, here is an easy way to get caught up.

It's pay what you want from Humble Bundle:

Transformers comics are so nice, we bundled them twice.

That, and we've got a sweet spot for Bumblebee (let's bee friends)!



From IDW:
TRANSFORMERS RETURNS TO
HUMBLE BUNDLE WITH IDW PUBLISHING
Leading Publisher Re-Teams With The Pay-What-You-Want Site To Offer TRANSFORMERS Comics

San Diego, CA (March 4, 2015) - Humble Bundle and award-winning publisher IDW Publishing, in conjunction with Hasbro, are reteaming to offer the perfect opportunity to build a digital TRANSFORMERS comic collection. Not only does the bundle feature multiple collected volumes of the hit TRANSFORMERS series, it also boasts some of the most recent issues to date, making it easy to catch up to speed on the latest stories.

Humble Book Bundles typically last for a full two-week time span, however, the contents of this particular bundle are so premium that it will run as a limited time one-week offer. Also unique to this bundle is the "pay $5 or more over the average price" tier, which is being utilized in place of the standard fixed price tier.

https://www.humblebundle.com/books

Customers can name their price for the first 37 issues of TRANSFORMERS: More Than Meets the Eye and the one-shot Death of Optimus Prime.

Those who pay more than the average price will also receive volumes 1-6 of TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise as well as TRANSFORMERS: Dark Cybertron Vol. 1.

Customers who pay $5 above the average price or more will receive all of the above plus TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise #33-#37 and TRANSFORMERS: Dark Cybertron Vol. 2.

“This new bundle of Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS comics features the newest directions for Optimus Prime, Megatron, and all your other favorite Autobots and Decepticons,” said Jeff Webber, IDW’s VP of Digital Publishing. “This collection includes brand new issues all the way up to the past month, documenting the very latest stories in IDW’s TRANSFORMERS Universe!”

As with all Humble Bundles, customers can choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the publishers and charity. The Humble TRANSFORMERS Bundle 2 Presented by IDW supports the Hasbro Children's Fund, which is dedicated to empowering childhood by bringing the sparkle of Hope, the joy of Play and the power of Service into the lives of the children who need it most.

The Humble TRANSFORMERS Bundle 2 Presented by IDW runs from now until Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 11 a.m. Pacific time.

About Humble Bundle
Humble Bundle organizes pay-what-you-want plus charity promotions for awesome digital content and puts the power directly in the hands of the consumers, offering them fully-featured titles at prices they set themselves. Consumers pay what they want and decide how to allocate their money between content creators, charity and a humble tip. Humble Bundle also offers the Humble Store, a digital storefront that features great games at great prices with a portion of sales going to select charities. Since the company's launch in 2010, Humble Bundle has helped empower its community to allocate more than $54 million toward charity to date. For more information, please visit https://www.humblebundle.com

About Hasbro Children’s Fund
The Hasbro Children’s Fund, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to empower childhood by bringing “the sparkle of Hope, the joy of Play and the power of Service” into the lives of the children across the globe. Working with strategic charitable partners, the grants made through the Hasbro Children’s Fund support programs that deliver; stability for children in crisis; pediatric physical and mental health services; hunger security; educational programs; quality out of school time programming and programs that empower youth through service. To learn more about these programs and how they are making a difference for children worldwide, please visit http://www.hasbro.org.

About Hasbro
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play Experiences, by leveraging its beloved brands, including LITTLEST PET SHOP, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MONOPOLY, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, PLAY-DOH, TRANSFORMERS, and premier partner brands. From toys and games to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive lifestyle licensing program, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection for children and families around the world. The Company’s Hasbro Studios creates entertainment brand-driven storytelling across mediums, including television, film and more. Through the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. Learn more at http://www.hasbro.com and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews).

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Director of PR
lizzie@humblebundle.com
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About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE and MY LITTLE PONY; Paramount/CBS’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2000AD’s Judge Dredd; The Rocketeer; Toho’s Godzilla; Zombie vs Robots by Chris Ryall and Ashley Woods; Ragnarök from Eisner Award-winner Walter Simonson; and Little Nemo from the award-winning duo of Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to acclaimed imprints such as the Library of American Comics, which publishes classic comic reprints, Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio, IDW Artist’s Editions, and Top Shelf Productions.

IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot; Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Warner Brothers are producing a film based on Ashley Wood's Lore; Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film, Alex Kurtzman is producing a movie based on Locke & Key at Universal.


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Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658852)
Posted by That Bot on March 4th, 2015 @ 3:31pm CST
I think this is exactly what I needed! I got the last Humble Transformers Bundle (All Hail Megatron vol 1-4, MTMTE and RID vol 1-2, and some miscellany) but I never got around to actually reading them :oops: Looks like this will push me closer to catching up.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658853)
Posted by ScottyP on March 4th, 2015 @ 3:33pm CST
If you aren't up to date with the comics, and you don't pick this up, then, well, I don't know. Absolute no brainer, the money goes to a good cause, and you get a massive ton of fun reads.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658859)
Posted by william-james88 on March 4th, 2015 @ 3:47pm CST
ScottyP wrote:If you aren't up to date with the comics, and you don't pick this up, then, well, I don't know. Absolute no brainer, the money goes to a good cause, and you get a massive ton of fun reads.


I know you cant stop recomending MTMTE but is RID good too? I ask because its a huge price jump from 50 cents for the most recent MTMTE stuff to about 15$ for the recent RID stuff.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658861)
Posted by ScottyP on March 4th, 2015 @ 3:51pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
ScottyP wrote:If you aren't up to date with the comics, and you don't pick this up, then, well, I don't know. Absolute no brainer, the money goes to a good cause, and you get a massive ton of fun reads.


I know you cant stop recomending MTMTE but is RID good too? I ask because its a huge price jump from 50 cents for the most recent MTMTE stuff to about 15$ for the recent RID stuff.

$15 for all that is a steal. If you went to the comic shop today and hypothetically bought Drift #4 (pretend you're behind a week?), TF 38, and MTMTE 38, just one cover of each, that's $12 plus tax.

That part aside, is it worth $15? Yes, very much. RiD volumes 1-5 are hit or miss for sure, but having the Dark Cybertron arc does include things that shouldn't be missed for MTMTE, and post-Dark Cybertron Rid/TF is really quite good.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658863)
Posted by william-james88 on March 4th, 2015 @ 3:53pm CST
ScottyP wrote:
That part aside, is it worth $15? Yes, very much. RiD volumes 1-5 are hit or miss for sure, but having the Dark Cybertron arc does include things that shouldn't be missed for MTMTE, and post-Dark Cybertron Rid/TF is really quite good.



Could you tell me what Dark Cybertron is about. Not plot necesarily, but who it entails and how it fits in and what should be read before?
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658878)
Posted by ScottyP on March 4th, 2015 @ 4:16pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
ScottyP wrote:
That part aside, is it worth $15? Yes, very much. RiD volumes 1-5 are hit or miss for sure, but having the Dark Cybertron arc does include things that shouldn't be missed for MTMTE, and post-Dark Cybertron Rid/TF is really quite good.



Could you tell me what Dark Cybertron is about. Not plot necesarily, but who it entails and how it fits in and what should be read before?

Sure!

IDW "Phase 2" Continuity is basically this:
- The Death of Optimus Prime (this is contained within MTMTE Vol. 1)
- MTMTE Vol. 1-5 and RiD Vol. 1-4, which would be "Pre" Dark Cybertron. Not really any need to alternate reading order or anything like that, though I'd recommend RiD Vol. 5 before reading MTMTE Vol. 5 for maximum impact on, uh, one page or so.

Then "Dark Cybertron" as a whole is best explained as this (ripping off TF Wiki here):
1. RiD issue 6 (Found in RiD Vol. 2)
2. RiD issue 10 (Found in RiD Vol. 3)
3. Spotlights comprising "Dark Prelude", which are sadly not in this bundle. These would be the spotlights for, in "correct" order, Orion Pax, Thundercracker, Megatron, Bumblebee, Trailcutter, and Hoist. These are not essential to your enjoyment of the rest, and are all over the place in terms of the overall IDW timeline. Not bad reads at all, but not completely essential.
4. RiD Volume 5
5. Technically, MTMTE Issue 22, but, eh. Kind of?
6. Dark Cybertron itself, which consists of an opening one-shot issue, the next 5 issues of both MTMTE and RiD, and then a closing one-shot issue. So direct involvement in both books with characters from both. A crossover event in a very true sense.

Then there's Post-Dark Cybertron's "Dawn of the Autobots", which is really just a tagline for these three separate stories that occur roughly at the same time as on another:
1. MTMTE Vol. 6
2. RiD Vol. 6
3. Windblade Mini-Series (not in the bundle)

Then there's where we are now, with stuff just sort of ongoing:
1. MTMTE 34-38; bundle has 34-37. Kind of just goes off and does its own thing at this point.
2. RiD/TF 33-38; bundle has 33-37. Continues from where RiD Vol. 6 leaves off and leads in to Combiner Wars.
3. "Punishment" One-Shot - not in the bundle. Occurs sometime after RiD 34 and leads directly in to Combiner Wars, supposedly.
4. Drift: Empire of Stone - not in the bundle. Four issue side story that occurs sometime after MTMTE Vol. 6. Not essential, so far, though pretty fun.

Hope that helps!
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658886)
Posted by carytheone on March 4th, 2015 @ 4:32pm CST
Word! Glad I held off on picking up those last few volumes from comixology.

Gotta love the humble bundle.

The moon reader app they recommend works great. I read on a tablet and use the humblebundle app to download directly to my device.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658904)
Posted by craggy on March 4th, 2015 @ 5:04pm CST
already bought. £10 for a bunch of comics I mostly have, but are the best thing since sliced energon loaves? heck to the yessiree
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658905)
Posted by craggy on March 4th, 2015 @ 5:06pm CST
its worth that price for #22 of MTMTE on its own
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658919)
Posted by william-james88 on March 4th, 2015 @ 6:00pm CST
ScottyP wrote:6. Dark Cybertron itself, which consists of an opening one-shot issue, the next 5 issues of both MTMTE and RiD, and then a closing one-shot issue. So direct involvement in both books with characters from both. A crossover event in a very true sense.

Hope that helps!


Yes it does and WOAH! That means that I need both volumes of Dark Cybertron to own every issue of MTMTE to date, right?
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658930)
Posted by ScottyP on March 4th, 2015 @ 6:23pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
ScottyP wrote:6. Dark Cybertron itself, which consists of an opening one-shot issue, the next 5 issues of both MTMTE and RiD, and then a closing one-shot issue. So direct involvement in both books with characters from both. A crossover event in a very true sense.

Hope that helps!


Yes it does and WOAH! That means that I need both volumes of Dark Cybertron to own every issue of MTMTE to date, right?

Yep!
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658936)
Posted by UltraPrimal on March 4th, 2015 @ 6:35pm CST
Awesome! I've really been wanting to catch up on IDW comics. Just bought the whole bundle. Now how do I download and read these?
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658940)
Posted by william-james88 on March 4th, 2015 @ 6:39pm CST
UltraPrimal wrote:Awesome! I've really been wanting to catch up on IDW comics. Just bought the whole bundle. Now how do I download and read these?


The site has a few FAQs. I just followed the link I got in my e-mail and downloaded the PDFs onto my computer to read them.

Also, I am really hoping they add Last Stand of the Wreckers in a week when they give the bonus stuff.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658947)
Posted by UltraPrimal on March 4th, 2015 @ 6:51pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
UltraPrimal wrote:Awesome! I've really been wanting to catch up on IDW comics. Just bought the whole bundle. Now how do I download and read these?


The site has a few FAQs. I just followed the link I got in my e-mail and downloaded the PDFs onto my computer to read them.

Also, I am really hoping they add Last Stand of the Wreckers in a week when they give the bonus stuff.

Thanks! I just got the email. Couldn't seem to find a "Download All" button. I guess you just have to right click and save each one individually?

Also, how does the bonus stuff usually work? Do you have to donate more or do you automatically get it if you already donated?
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658953)
Posted by william-james88 on March 4th, 2015 @ 6:58pm CST
UltraPrimal wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
UltraPrimal wrote:Awesome! I've really been wanting to catch up on IDW comics. Just bought the whole bundle. Now how do I download and read these?


The site has a few FAQs. I just followed the link I got in my e-mail and downloaded the PDFs onto my computer to read them.

Also, I am really hoping they add Last Stand of the Wreckers in a week when they give the bonus stuff.

Thanks! I just got the email. Couldn't seem to find a "Download All" button. I guess you just have to right click and save each one individually?

Also, how does the bonus stuff usually work? Do you have to donate more or do you automatically get it if you already donated?


You download them all individually (like that you dont have to use up all of your data or memory. And you might not want them all, who knows)

Aso, the bonus stuff will be automatically included if it is within the tier you already bought.

So if you got the beat the average and they add something in that category, you will get it.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658970)
Posted by SlyTF1 on March 4th, 2015 @ 7:29pm CST
Just when I was about to buy all of RID, this happens. Good. Too bad I actually like having the physical copies.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1658986)
Posted by That Bot on March 4th, 2015 @ 8:31pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
UltraPrimal wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
UltraPrimal wrote:Awesome! I've really been wanting to catch up on IDW comics. Just bought the whole bundle. Now how do I download and read these?


The site has a few FAQs. I just followed the link I got in my e-mail and downloaded the PDFs onto my computer to read them.

Also, I am really hoping they add Last Stand of the Wreckers in a week when they give the bonus stuff.

Thanks! I just got the email. Couldn't seem to find a "Download All" button. I guess you just have to right click and save each one individually?

Also, how does the bonus stuff usually work? Do you have to donate more or do you automatically get it if you already donated?


You download them all individually (like that you dont have to use up all of your data or memory. And you might not want them all, who knows)

Aso, the bonus stuff will be automatically included if it is within the tier you already bought.

So if you got the beat the average and they add something in that category, you will get it.

And if you want to raise your payment after-the-fact, whether just for goodwill or to get stuff from a higher reward bracket, they allow you to pay the difference for as long as this bundle is running.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659044)
Posted by UltraPrimal on March 4th, 2015 @ 11:44pm CST
That Bot wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
UltraPrimal wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
UltraPrimal wrote:Awesome! I've really been wanting to catch up on IDW comics. Just bought the whole bundle. Now how do I download and read these?


The site has a few FAQs. I just followed the link I got in my e-mail and downloaded the PDFs onto my computer to read them.

Also, I am really hoping they add Last Stand of the Wreckers in a week when they give the bonus stuff.

Thanks! I just got the email. Couldn't seem to find a "Download All" button. I guess you just have to right click and save each one individually?

Also, how does the bonus stuff usually work? Do you have to donate more or do you automatically get it if you already donated?


You download them all individually (like that you dont have to use up all of your data or memory. And you might not want them all, who knows)

Aso, the bonus stuff will be automatically included if it is within the tier you already bought.

So if you got the beat the average and they add something in that category, you will get it.

And if you want to raise your payment after-the-fact, whether just for goodwill or to get stuff from a higher reward bracket, they allow you to pay the difference for as long as this bundle is running.

Awesome! Thanks, guys! I hope they include Windblade as a bonus since I haven't read her mini-series yet and just got her Takara figure.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659065)
Posted by That Bot on March 5th, 2015 @ 12:53am CST
UltraPrimal wrote:Awesome! Thanks, guys! I hope they include Windblade as a bonus since I haven't read her mini-series yet and just got her Takara figure.

I agree, Windblade would be great to get out of this. We'll see what happens, Hasbro/IDW may want people to go buy the TPB for that instead.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659113)
Posted by Dead Metal on March 5th, 2015 @ 3:45am CST
I hate the Humble Bundle guys, this is the third one I bought, and I still haven't read all the stuff I got from the previous two XD I just seem to drop money and forget about reading it.
Well OK, the last TF bundle was mostly just to get digital versions of stuff I already had anyway :lol:
But the last was the Valiant bundle, and I only read part of one trade.
And I complain I keep running out of stuff to read ...
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659171)
Posted by Crosscheck on March 5th, 2015 @ 6:50am CST
I picked up the whole Humble Bundle (great cause). I had been meaning to pick up the TPBs for More Than Meets the Eye, but got sticker shock on top of only being able to find #3. Now I have all six complete volumes of MTMTE AND RID. Got through Vol 1 and 2 of MTMTE at work. I don't know how or why I managed to not get into this series earlier, it is so good!
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659199)
Posted by ScottyP on March 5th, 2015 @ 8:10am CST
william-james88 wrote:Also, I am really hoping they add Last Stand of the Wreckers in a week when they give the bonus stuff.

Dollars and cents of it all notwithstanding - Go hardcover on LSotW - a lot of great world building prose that is unlikely to get published elsewhere.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659219)
Posted by Va'al on March 5th, 2015 @ 8:58am CST
ScottyP wrote:
william-james88 wrote:Also, I am really hoping they add Last Stand of the Wreckers in a week when they give the bonus stuff.

Dollars and cents of it all notwithstanding - Go hardcover on LSotW - a lot of great world building prose that is unlikely to get published elsewhere.



Yes.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659363)
Posted by That Bot on March 5th, 2015 @ 2:38pm CST
Dead Metal wrote:I hate the Humble Bundle guys, this is the third one I bought, and I still haven't read all the stuff I got from the previous two XD I just seem to drop money and forget about reading it.
Well OK, the last TF bundle was mostly just to get digital versions of stuff I already had anyway :lol:
But the last was the Valiant bundle, and I only read part of one trade.
And I complain I keep running out of stuff to read ...

You think that's bad? I have dozens of games from various Humble Bundles that I've never redeemed, never installed, never played. Some of it can be chalked up to "I bought the bundle for THIS game, those ones don't interest me", others I don't have that luxury. And like you, I didn't read the last Humble TF Bundle. But I started reading last night, and yeah, this is some good stuff.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659366)
Posted by william-james88 on March 5th, 2015 @ 2:46pm CST
That Bot wrote:
Dead Metal wrote:I hate the Humble Bundle guys, this is the third one I bought, and I still haven't read all the stuff I got from the previous two XD I just seem to drop money and forget about reading it.
Well OK, the last TF bundle was mostly just to get digital versions of stuff I already had anyway :lol:
But the last was the Valiant bundle, and I only read part of one trade.
And I complain I keep running out of stuff to read ...

You think that's bad? I have dozens of games from various Humble Bundles that I've never redeemed, never installed, never played. Some of it can be chalked up to "I bought the bundle for THIS game, those ones don't interest me", others I don't have that luxury. And like you, I didn't read the last Humble TF Bundle. But I started reading last night, and yeah, this is some good stuff.


Same here. All of it. But I dont regret buying those 10 bundles and 50 or so games I will never play. Wait, I mean I dont regret spending the 20$ ;)
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659369)
Posted by Noideaforaname on March 5th, 2015 @ 2:50pm CST
Um, I'm not familiar with this thing, but what's going on here?
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^ News story, was like this before when I looked
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^ checking it now, they dropped 8 issues!
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659391)
Posted by Va'al on March 5th, 2015 @ 3:26pm CST
...well, that is weird. And doesn't add up either. :-?
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659393)
Posted by That Bot on March 5th, 2015 @ 3:30pm CST
Seems like an error. MTMTE and RID volumes 6 contain their respective issues 28-33. When I purchased the bundle I received the whole volumes. If you want confirmation, shoot them an email.

I stand corrected by below posts.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659396)
Posted by william-james88 on March 5th, 2015 @ 3:32pm CST
Also, its one week only so there will be no bonus comics. What you see now is what you get.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659657)
Posted by ScottyP on March 6th, 2015 @ 7:50am CST
Noideaforaname wrote:Um, I'm not familiar with this thing, but what's going on here?
checking it now, they dropped 8 issues!

No, they counted the Dark Cybertron issues in with the RiD/MTMTE Trades incorrectly the first time, which they should not have. Those are in their own Trade volumes and not contained in the others.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659664)
Posted by william-james88 on March 6th, 2015 @ 8:02am CST
ScottyP wrote:
Noideaforaname wrote:Um, I'm not familiar with this thing, but what's going on here?
checking it now, they dropped 8 issues!

No, they counted the Dark Cybertron issues in with the RiD/MTMTE Trades incorrectly the first time, which they should not have. Those are in their own Trade volumes and not contained in the others.


If you skip the dark cybertron trades, as part of MTMTS's run, will you be confused?
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659670)
Posted by Dead Metal on March 6th, 2015 @ 8:12am CST
That Bot wrote:
Dead Metal wrote:I hate the Humble Bundle guys, this is the third one I bought, and I still haven't read all the stuff I got from the previous two XD I just seem to drop money and forget about reading it.
Well OK, the last TF bundle was mostly just to get digital versions of stuff I already had anyway :lol:
But the last was the Valiant bundle, and I only read part of one trade.
And I complain I keep running out of stuff to read ...

You think that's bad? I have dozens of games from various Humble Bundles that I've never redeemed, never installed, never played. Some of it can be chalked up to "I bought the bundle for THIS game, those ones don't interest me", others I don't have that luxury. And like you, I didn't read the last Humble TF Bundle. But I started reading last night, and yeah, this is some good stuff.

Lol XD.
It's odd isn't it, you just end up hoarding digital stuff, because hey, it doesn't take up any space XD

Yeah, they accidentally included the Dark Cybertron issues in the first count, but for anyone wondering why MTMTE has one issue more than RID, it's due to MTMTE Vol 1 containing the Death of Optimus Prime along with the first four issues of MTMTE.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659672)
Posted by Dead Metal on March 6th, 2015 @ 8:14am CST
william-james88 wrote:
ScottyP wrote:
Noideaforaname wrote:Um, I'm not familiar with this thing, but what's going on here?
checking it now, they dropped 8 issues!

No, they counted the Dark Cybertron issues in with the RiD/MTMTE Trades incorrectly the first time, which they should not have. Those are in their own Trade volumes and not contained in the others.


If you skip the dark cybertron trades, as part of MTMTS's run, will you be confused?

Yes you will, Dark Cybertron brings a few pretty big changes for MTMTE, sure most of it is explained and expanded upon in the following issues, but it's better to have read Dark Cybertron.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659740)
Posted by Noideaforaname on March 6th, 2015 @ 10:33am CST
Oh, ok I get it now. I thought 'Dark Cybertron' was it's own thing, not counting as however many issues of MTMTE and RiD.

And with that my digital comic library has gone from 0 to 75, WOOOOO!!
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659823)
Posted by gonugi on March 6th, 2015 @ 3:55pm CST
Great way to catch up and get digital versions of the entire run.
Too bad I wasn't aware of previous bundle
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659836)
Posted by ScottyP on March 6th, 2015 @ 4:24pm CST
Those of you just now getting all these comics are in for one blast of a weekend. Enjoy!
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1659890)
Posted by Dead Metal on March 6th, 2015 @ 6:06pm CST
I just realized, the only stuff in this bundle that I don't have yet are the single issues, and I would have gotten those in tpb form anyway ...
Oh well, still means I got digital copies of everything, and I get to catch up to be up to date! XD

Lol, now I remember why I barely read what I buy with them, I like to read digital stuff on my tablet, but the HB app just sucks. If you download more than two things at a time and or do anything else with your tablet while it downloads - it just downloads forever without making any progress whatsoever, still had 4 things from the last bundle marked as "downloading" without making any progress XD
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1660490)
Posted by Dead Metal on March 8th, 2015 @ 3:45am CDT
I know I should edit my previous post, but this way you'll notice that there actually is something new and check the thread.

To all those who've downloaded the comics already, redownload Transformers #37, the original version they put up is completely screwed up with pages totally out of order. I downloaded it just now to make a short tutorial on how to fix it yourself, and found that they fixed it themselves.

So yeah, if you've got the cbz version, erase that and redownload it.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1660515)
Posted by That Bot on March 8th, 2015 @ 6:09am CDT
At a cursory glance, the pdf I downloaded on the first day of the sale appears to be fine, so it doesn't seem to be an error on all formats.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1661833)
Posted by Ironhidensh on March 11th, 2015 @ 2:17pm CDT
Got in on the last few minutes of this deal. Once I get home tonight and figure out how to download them, I'll be a happy camper. I havnt turned my computer on in about a year......... I do everything on my phone and tablet.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1661837)
Posted by william-james88 on March 11th, 2015 @ 2:23pm CDT
Ironhidensh wrote:Got in on the last few minutes of this deal. Once I get home tonight and figure out how to download them, I'll be a happy camper. I havnt turned my computer on in about a year......... I do everything on my phone and tablet.


You can download them onto your tablet, thats what they are made for.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1661848)
Posted by Ironhidensh on March 11th, 2015 @ 2:33pm CDT
william-james88 wrote:
Ironhidensh wrote:Got in on the last few minutes of this deal. Once I get home tonight and figure out how to download them, I'll be a happy camper. I havnt turned my computer on in about a year......... I do everything on my phone and tablet.


You can download them onto your tablet, thats what they are made for.

Yes, but you have to do it through your computer.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1661849)
Posted by That Bot on March 11th, 2015 @ 2:33pm CDT
Ironhidensh wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
Ironhidensh wrote:Got in on the last few minutes of this deal. Once I get home tonight and figure out how to download them, I'll be a happy camper. I havnt turned my computer on in about a year......... I do everything on my phone and tablet.


You can download them onto your tablet, thats what they are made for.

Yes, but you have to do it through your computer.

No you don't, you can download the Humble Bundle App and then download directly onto your device from there. Here's some download info if you need it.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1661866)
Posted by Dead Metal on March 11th, 2015 @ 3:08pm CDT
That Bot wrote:
Ironhidensh wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
Ironhidensh wrote:Got in on the last few minutes of this deal. Once I get home tonight and figure out how to download them, I'll be a happy camper. I havnt turned my computer on in about a year......... I do everything on my phone and tablet.


You can download them onto your tablet, thats what they are made for.

Yes, but you have to do it through your computer.

No you don't, you can download the Humble Bundle App and then download directly onto your device from there. Here's some download info if you need it.

I would suggest using ComicRack for reading the CBZ file, best comic reader on tablets.

But as I said earlier, the HumbleBundle app is awful with downloads, it can only download one thing at a time.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1661883)
Posted by That Bot on March 11th, 2015 @ 4:15pm CDT
I just loaded my computer-downloaded PDFs into Google Play Books, which then lets me access them on my mobile device if I want. Downsides are very few sorting options and the apparent inability to choose how you split the pages (I had a lot of two-page spreads cut the wrong way). To each their own, however.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1661891)
Posted by Dead Metal on March 11th, 2015 @ 4:25pm CDT
That Bot wrote:I just loaded my computer-downloaded PDFs into Google Play Books, which then lets me access them on my mobile device if I want. Downsides are very few sorting options and the apparent inability to choose how you split the pages (I had a lot of two-page spreads cut the wrong way). To each their own, however.

Yeah, I wanted to do that too because I love the page animation in Play Books, but it never worked for me.
I managed to upload the Ironhide miniseries back then, but that took like four hours to actually work, and ended up having half of its pages being f**ked up and corrupted so I gave up on that.

ComicRack is great though, here's a link to the free version
https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... iewer.free

The only difference is that the payed one costs a fiver, doesn't have ads and it may have another feature that I never use.

The only downside is that it's difficult to find legal comics for it, since the formats it uses are mostly used by pirates, well and those that preserve old, out of print public domain comics.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1661895)
Posted by Ironhidensh on March 11th, 2015 @ 4:34pm CDT
I have a kindle.... It's proving very difficult.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Transformers Humble Bundle Press Release (1661898)
Posted by Dead Metal on March 11th, 2015 @ 4:47pm CDT
Ironhidensh wrote:I have a kindle.... It's proving very difficult.

Oh, I don't know if CR is available for that version of Android, but you should still be able to just download them from your device, even without a HB app. Just visit the site with your browser, you may have to tell your browser to give you the desktop version of the site though.
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