Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images

Transformers News: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 1:25PM CST

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Courtesy of Seibertron.com member Mkall, we have some more information on the Covenant of Primus, including some photos! As reported earlier, the item is on its way for most who pre-ordered, so look out for deliveries soon. Check out what Mkall has to say and show below, including a 'mysterious last page'!

Author: Justina Robson

Artists: Ken Christiansen, Emiliano Santalucia, Livio Ramondelli, Casey Coller

There is a switch on the underside to control volume of the sound: High, Low, and None.

I love the artwork of the 13 Primes, there's a couple full-page spreads but not as many as I would've liked to have seen. As far as I can tell, it's all new to this book; nothing reused from other sources. Some of it seems very IDW-inspired, but I suspect that's because some of the artists have worked on both projects.

Table of contents:
1.The Thirteen Primes
2.The Expulsion of Unicron
3.The War of the Primes
4.The Age of Evolution
5.The Age of Origins
6.The Age of Wrath
7.The Golden Age
8.The Age of Rust
9.The Great War
10.Exodus
11.Earthfall


Transformers News: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images

Transformers News: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images

Transformers News: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images

Transformers News: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images

Transformers News: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images
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Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534282)
Posted by ScottyP on December 10th, 2013 @ 1:45pm CST
Looks so cool. Very excited for this release!
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534284)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 10th, 2013 @ 2:03pm CST


Sabrblade! JelZe! We need you!
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534285)
Posted by Mkall on December 10th, 2013 @ 2:03pm CST
Someone needs to make posters of the 13 Primes. The art is seriously bad-ass.
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534286)
Posted by megatronus on December 10th, 2013 @ 2:05pm CST
C'mon Amazon... ship mine already...
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534287)
Posted by Dead Metal on December 10th, 2013 @ 2:08pm CST
How about a size comparison? Damn, I want to read this now.

And if they do prints or posters based on the art, I want that Unicron.
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534288)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 10th, 2013 @ 2:11pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:

Sabrblade! JelZe! We need you!
You need us? We need Chris McFeely! ;)

Looks to at least be "Ancient Autobot" text.

Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534297)
Posted by Dr Va'al on December 10th, 2013 @ 3:01pm CST
Mkall, does it show the Thirteenth Prime properly, or did they do a mystery thing about that too? And what do we see Megatronus both pre- and post-Fallen mode?
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534308)
Posted by Hypershock on December 10th, 2013 @ 3:42pm CST
awwww man, they gave you the cybertronian version instead of english, send it back!
lolz
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534309)
Posted by Mkall on December 10th, 2013 @ 3:42pm CST
It's not "The Thirteenth Prime." His name is Thirteen (always italicized) and yes, we do have an image of him.
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534310)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 10th, 2013 @ 3:42pm CST
Okay, after some repeated attempts to crack this code, I don't think it's Ancient Autobot, guys.
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534312)
Posted by Dr Va'al on December 10th, 2013 @ 3:49pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:Okay, after some repeated attempts to crack this code, I don't think it's Ancient Autobot, guys.


Yeah, same. The symbols don't fit. 8-}
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534313)
Posted by Dr Va'al on December 10th, 2013 @ 3:50pm CST
Mkall wrote:It's not "The Thirteenth Prime." His name is Thirteen (always italicized) and yes, we do have an image of him.


Aha! Good good.

And about the Fallen?
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534315)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 10th, 2013 @ 3:54pm CST
Va'al wrote:
Mkall wrote:It's not "The Thirteenth Prime." His name is Thirteen (always italicized) and yes, we do have an image of him.


Aha! Good good.

And about the Fallen?
I don't have the book yet, but based on the pics of the Primes in this book that we saw glimpses at before, I'm gonna guess that the book will have the pre- and post-Fallen pics of Megatronus that were shown at BotCon 2010 and 2011.
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534316)
Posted by 2scraplets1kup on December 10th, 2013 @ 4:00pm CST
SPOILER ALERT, whoa on the amazon.com page, you can get it for 59.99 now free shipping, and when you "look inside" at some of the pages, it says in the Afterword who the 13th Prime was? WHHHAT that doesn't make sense though...
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534317)
Posted by Dr Va'al on December 10th, 2013 @ 4:06pm CST
Just got my confirmation email.
It's going to Italy. From the US. I'll get in January. When I'm in the UK.

Oh, well.. :(

And WHOAH. Scraplets is right! D:
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534320)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 10th, 2013 @ 4:14pm CST
Judging from you guys's reactions, I don't even have to look to know who it is. >:oP

And now (still without looking) I'm bummed that it's evidently true. :BANG_HEAD:
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534321)
Posted by ? Sentinel ? Prime on December 10th, 2013 @ 4:18pm CST
A question for anyone who has it now.

Could anyone give a summary of the Primes?

Not the 13, but the ones right before Optimus.

So before Optimus we had Sentinel Zeta and before him who was it, and so on.

Thanks guys!

Also if anyone would do some summarizing for tfwiki and the rest of the net I'd be grateful. Not all of us can afford this thing :)!
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534322)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 10th, 2013 @ 4:24pm CST
Ω Sentinel ζ Prime wrote:A question for anyone who has it now.

Could anyone give a summary of the Primes?

Not the 13, but the ones right before Optimus.

So before Optimus we had Sentinel Zeta and before him who was it, and so on.

Thanks guys!
From what we could tell from Exodus, it seemed like Zeta was the only Prime from since after the Thirteen's time to Optimus's term.

Ω Sentinel ζ Prime wrote:Also if anyone would do some summarizing for tfwiki and the rest of the net I'd be grateful. Not all of us can afford this thing :)!
Don't worry. The Wiki guys are already eager and ready to get their hands on this thing and put it all on the Wiki. ;)
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534323)
Posted by SlyTF1 on December 10th, 2013 @ 4:26pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:Okay, after some repeated attempts to crack this code, I don't think it's Ancient Autobot, guys.


I'm sure it translates to what Alpha Trion wrote in english, on that "Afterwards" page on Amazon.
Re: Transformers: The Covenant of Primus In-Hand Images (1534324)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 10th, 2013 @ 4:28pm CST
SlyTF1 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:Okay, after some repeated attempts to crack this code, I don't think it's Ancient Autobot, guys.


I'm sure it translates to what Alpha Trion wrote in english, on that "Afterwards" page on Amazon.
Still, I'm not gonna take a look on that page until I have the book in hand. It's bound to get to my house between today and Thursday.

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