Transformers Movie Prequel Comic - Press Release

Transformers News: Transformers Movie Prequel Comic - Press Release

Wednesday, December 20th, 2006 11:29PM CST

Categories: Comic Book News, Press Releases
IDW Publishing has released a press release regarding the upcoming four part comic prequel to the upcoming live action movie! Due for release in February 07, it will deal with the events leading up to the movie, and will written by Chris Ryall and Simon Furman, with art by Don Figueroa.

TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE PREQUEL

THEIR WAR. THEIR WORLD. OUR COMICS.

TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE PREQUEL Comic Books Kick Off The Blockbuster Event of '07!

San Diego, CA (December 20, 2006)- IDW Publishing's TRANSFORMERS' universe has spanned from modern-day Earth (The Transformers: Infiltration and Escalation) to the far-flung planet of CYBERTRON (The Transformers: Stormbringer) and many light-years of time and space in-between. Now get ready for an all-new TRANSFORMERS story that breaks new ground, setting the stage for the highly anticipated summer '07 blockbuster TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE. And while the movie might not explode onto theater screens until July, IDW Publishing offers your first glimpse of the live-action motion picture ROBOTS IN DISGUISE in the TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE PREQUEL beginning in February 2007.

In the four-part TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE PREQUEL, co-writers Chris Ryall (Zombies Vs. Robots) and Simon Furman (The Transformers: Escalation) team up with celebrated TRANSFORMERS artist Don Figueroa (The Transformers: Stormbringer) to deliver a special tale that spans centuries, travelingg from CYBERTRON to Earth. This special four-part series reveals the events that lead up to next Summer's blockbuster movie, directed by Michael Bay and Executive-Produced by Steven Spielberg.

"This is no peripheral movie tie-in," said co-writer Chris Ryall (who also spends his days as IDW's Publisher and Editor-in-Chief. "Rather, it's a fully realized, generations-spanning tale that also sets up and explains much of the backstory in the coming movie. With Paramount and Hasbro's assistance, we're able to show you the characters and explain some situations that are integral parts of the movie. It should also assuage any early fan trepidation and show that this prequel and the movie together are going to comprise quite an epic TRASNFORMERS story."

TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE PREQUEL is an all-new, four-part series that hits shelves in February 2007 with a 32-page full-color comic book.

ABOUT IDW PUBLISHING

IDW PUBLISHING is a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC, a revolutionary creative service company with a wide range of clients. Among their best-selling titles are Hasbro's THE TRANSFORMERS; Fox's ANGEL, Konami's METAL GEAR SOLID, and FALLEN ANGEL. IDW's 30 DAYS OF NIGHT film is in development and will be released by Sony Pictures in October 2007. IDW has films in development at Dimension Films and Paramount Pictures, as well.

ABOUT THE HASBRO PROPERTIES GROUP

The Hasbro Properties Group (HPG), the intellectual property development arm of Hasbro, Inc., (NYSE:HAS), translates one of the industry's richest portfolios of brands into a world of fun and excitement for children and adults globally. Through a host of publishing, digital media, lifestyle and entertainment platforms, HPG is able to surround fans worldwide with consumer products that expand Hasbro’s core brands, such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, MY LITTLE PONY, MONOPOLY, G.I. JOE, TONKA and PLAYSKOOL.

TRANSFORMERS is under license from Hasbro Properties Group, the intellectual property development arm of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS).



View the announcement here!
Credit(s): IDW publishing.
Search Got Transformers News? Let us know here!

Most Popular Transformers News

Most Recent Transformers News

Ending Soon On eBay

MISB in USA - Takara Transformers Masterpiece MP-27 Ironhide G1 - IN HAND - Time Remaining: 11 days 12 hours 29 minutes 6 seconds
Takara Transformers Animated TA33 Deluxe Rodimus Minor - Time Remaining: 4 days 13 hours 30 minutes 24 seconds
Transformers Beast Hunters Wheeljack Autobot MB FREE SHIPPING - Time Remaining: 6 days 1 hour 46 minutes 48 seconds
Hasbro Transformers Kre-O 335 Piece  Bumblebee Set - Time Remaining: 5 days 20 hours 2 minutes 10 seconds
Transformers Platinum Edition YOTS Year of The Snake OMEGA SUPREME Sealed NEW! - Time Remaining: 6 days 6 hours 32 minutes 48 seconds
Transformers Beast Hunters Bumblebee Autobot MB FREE SHIPPING - Time Remaining: 6 days 1 hour 49 minutes 49 seconds
Transformers Rodimus Prime Commemorative Series VII - NIB - Time Remaining: 4 days 5 hours 35 minutes 59 seconds
TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS COMBINER WARS Wave 5 ONSLAUGHT VOYAGER In Stock Now!! - Time Remaining: 5 days 11 hours 9 minutes 17 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #155 - Pillarboxed
Twincast / Podcast #155:
"Pillarboxed"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016