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Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview

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Monday, January 31st, 2011 11:09PM CST

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Brains anyone? IDW Publishing has supplied us with a seven page preview of Transformers: Infestation #1 to wet your undead appetites. The issue is scheduled for release 02/02/11.

Transformers: Infestation #1
Publisher: IDW Publishing

(W) Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
(A) Nick Roche
(C) John K. Snyder III, Nick Roche with Gabriel Rodriguez

The biggest event in IDW Publishing's history infects the Transformers universe with this two-part, bi-weekly series written by Infestation architects Abnett and Lanning! Buildings are falling, and the dead are rising! When Big-Bad Galvatron crash lands on Earth, something ain't right. It's up to our 'Bots-in-blue to run to the rescue or... well... everyone to fight off not just Galvatron, but the zombie horde spreading through Las Vegas!


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Credit(s): IDW Publishing
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Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176171)
Posted by JRFitzpatrick7 on January 31st, 2011 @ 11:56pm CST
this looks like a lot of fun! Can't wait to read it! JelZe, who is Bayonet?
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176175)
Posted by vaporretarder on February 1st, 2011 @ 12:24am CST
i have a feeling bayonet will be the new answer to the golden rule of transformers,...TO SELL TOYS?!!?? haha

but yea seriously, Bayonet will probably be a new Drift-type character that will be super kick-aqss and there will probably be a toy of him/her in the near future.

here is my 200 internet dollars on this bet. $$$$$$$$$$x200
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176176)
Posted by MysteriousDewd on February 1st, 2011 @ 12:32am CST
Bayonet is probably another Scourge/sweep that now has a name that we can put to the face instead of just another generic sweep. Also HOLY SLAG GALVATRON! His face looks a tad strange no?
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176181)
Posted by Optimutt on February 1st, 2011 @ 12:44am CST
I'm cautiously excited for this since it stars Galvatron, Scourge and Cyclonus. Looks like it'll be fun if nothing else.

I do, however, have 2 questions regarding it:
What's with the 5 pages of splash? Will the entire issue be splashes?
Is anyone else getting a Galvatron-cum-Serpentor vibe from that last page?
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176202)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on February 1st, 2011 @ 4:09am CST
oh no... fleshy undead...
*squish*
Decepticon: so.. everyone glad they're gone?
Autobot: Yes, now we can finally fight without interuption.
:CON:
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176212)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on February 1st, 2011 @ 6:32am CST
this looks awesome! i might read this one! :D
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176229)
Posted by GEEWUN on February 1st, 2011 @ 7:50am CST
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Dang thats a giant woman!!!!
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176250)
Posted by GreaserHHR on February 1st, 2011 @ 8:26am CST
Anyone notice how Bumblebee on the B cover looks like he's tossing around Movie Barricade? Barricade still gets no love...
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176288)
Posted by Darth Bombshell on February 1st, 2011 @ 9:36am CST
Meh.
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176409)
Posted by ZarkonSpacePirateGod on February 1st, 2011 @ 3:05pm CST
It should be interesting to see Abnett/Lanning tackle Transformers. I hope they stick around IDW.
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176418)
Posted by MysteriousDewd on February 1st, 2011 @ 3:17pm CST
ZarkonSpacePirateGod wrote:It should be interesting to see Abnett/Lanning tackle Transformers. I hope they stick around IDW.

Dan abnett??!?? Like THE Dan Abnett who is one of the best warhammer sriters ever?!?! I totally did not see that and am now super excited to read this comic.
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176459)
Posted by Chaoslock on February 1st, 2011 @ 4:38pm CST
So, Bayonet is either a new Drift or Galvatrons local redshirt. Bets, anyone?
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176461)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on February 1st, 2011 @ 4:41pm CST
Bayonet is a bad name for a Male Decepticon... the name sounds too female.
:CON:
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176471)
Posted by YoungPrime on February 1st, 2011 @ 5:16pm CST
Chaoslock wrote:So, Bayonet is either a new Drift or Galvatrons local redshirt. Bets, anyone?


You would've lost!
http://ryalltime.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/tf-infestation-1-pg-09-colors.jpg
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176664)
Posted by Chaoslock on February 2nd, 2011 @ 3:07am CST
YoungPrime wrote:
Chaoslock wrote:So, Bayonet is either a new Drift or Galvatrons local redshirt. Bets, anyone?


You would've lost!
http://ryalltime.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/tf-infestation-1-pg-09-colors.jpg


Yep, but I still hold a bet he won't live through the Infestation ark.
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176766)
Posted by ZarkonSpacePirateGod on February 2nd, 2011 @ 9:59am CST
I hope he does survive, I have no problem with a new toy based on an original comic character.
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176873)
Posted by Stormwolf on February 2nd, 2011 @ 2:23pm CST
Looks pretty funny, I'll consider picking it up.
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176921)
Posted by fenrir72 on February 2nd, 2011 @ 4:52pm CST
Galvatron a good guy? Hunting zombified Transformers? Now that would indeed be a change.
Re: Transformers: Infestation #1 Preview (1176961)
Posted by Chaoslock on February 2nd, 2011 @ 6:52pm CST
I've just read issue 1, it is interesting, but the speed of the comic is maybe a bit too quick, and Infestation 1 is needed to understand the full(er) story. Still, it got me interestedin the Infestation ark, as well as the Zombies vs. Robots universe.

Also #1: I was wrong.
Also #2: MINDVVIPE was right, and Bayonets alt. mode looks cool!
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