IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Discuss anything about the Transformers cartoons and comics! You can discuss anything from G1 to Cybertron as well as the comics from Marvel, Dreamwave, IDW and more!

IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Va'al » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:53 am

Motto: "Till All Are Pun!"
We've been waiting for the speculation about the future of the IDW universe to reach a turning point with this news, but haven't really received the information we were expecting for the Transformers and Hasbro Universe comics due for the month of May 2018 - we did, however get a new Wreckers book!

Alongside the two ongoing series for Optimus Prime (some minor spoilers potentially on the cover, too) and Lost Light, Nick Roche has gathered the likes of Guido Guidi and Geoff Senior (!) to work on the third and final (!!) chapter in the Wreckers saga: Requiem of the Wreckers (Wreckuiem? Wrequiem?), which he had teased about on Twitter in the past week.

This of course still means we don't know what the Hasbro Universe is doing with the Unicron story, though they may very well be press announcements coming out between today and next month's solicits for June. In the meantime, take a look below and join the discussion in the Energon Pub!

Image


Transformers: Lost Light #18—Cover A: Jack Lawrence
James Roberts (w) • Jack Lawrence (a & c)
LIGHTS OUT! The “Everlasting Voices” trilogy concludes with an explosion of hope, a grave betrayal… and more answers than you can handle! Events of the last six years build to a frenzy of revelations, casting everything that’s gone before in a new—and deadly—light. No exaggeration, no hyperbole: there has never been a more important issue of Lost Light.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Lost Light #18—Cover B: Alex Milne
James Roberts (w) • Jack Lawrence (a) • Alex Milne (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
Leads directly into the biggest story in the history of the Lost Light!
Black & White variant cover by Alex Milne!


Image


Optimus Prime #19—Cover A: Kei Zama
John Barber (w) • Sara Pitre-Durocher (a) • Kei Zama (c)
“The Falling,” Part 4. Onyx Prime’s motivations are clear, and his scheme seems unstoppable. Heroes have fallen, and hope dwindles for the survivors. Cybertron’s last chance of salvation is in the hands of… well, that would be telling, wouldn’t it?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Optimus Prime #19—Cover B: Casey W. Coller
John Barber (w) • Sara Pitre-Durocher (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
Black & white cover by Kei Zama!


no cover shown


Transformers: Requiem of the Wreckers—SPOTLIGHT
Nick Roche (w) • Nick Roche, Guido Guidi, & Geoff Senior (a) • Nick Roche (c)
Wreck & Rule! They’ve been beaten up, torn apart, betrayed, and had their sins revealed. The few remaining Wreckers are more lost and lonelier than they’ve ever been, which makes it the perfect time for them to come under fire from an anti-Cybertronian campaigner and an old foe! Remember them fondly, because this is the “Requiem of the Wreckers.”
FC • 48 pages • $7.99

Bullet points:
The final entry in the Wreckers trilogy!
Written and drawn by Nick Roche (Transformers: Sins of the Wreckers, Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows)!



HASBRO UNIVERSE

Image


Scarlett's Strike Force
Aubrey Sitterson (w) • Nelson Daniel, Ilias Kyriazis (a)
They've fought back invasions from home and afar—now, they're back on Earth, and ready to take on the wildest, weirdest threats out there!

It's Scarlett's G.I. JOE team, the Strike Force, against a brand-new Cobra Commander, a revitalized Cobra, and everyone else trying to conquer Earth... or destroy it! Featuring all-stars of the Hasbro line as M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand and the Transformers bots join G.I. Joe in the fight against Cobra! Collects issues #1-3, the G.I. JOE First Strike one-shot, and the M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand First Strike one-shot.
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 128 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-237-0

Bullet points:
Advance solicited for June release!
User avatar
Va'al
God Of Transformers
Posts: 17010
News Credits: 6188
Joined: Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:00 am
Location: Italy
Buy from Va'al on eBay

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Agent 53 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:33 am

here is the synopsis of the new issue of Optimus Prime
“The Falling,” Part 4. Onyx Prime’s motivations are clear, and his scheme seems unstoppable. Heroes have fallen, and hope dwindles for the survivors. Cybertron’s last chance of salvation is in the hands of… well, that would be telling, wouldn’t it?
Looking at the cover of Optimus Prime there, and considering we know he'll be back amongst the living in Unicron, does anyone think that Cybertron's last chance of salvaton is in the hands of ... Bumblebee?
Agent 53
Micromaster
Posts: 70
Joined: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:25 pm

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby WreckerJack » Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:33 am

Motto: "The complain train is leaving the station."
Weapon: Arc-Welders
That cover for LL18 has me on edge but I also like it at the same time. Drift you better keep that grumpy ol' docbot outta trouble!
User avatar
WreckerJack
Godmaster
Posts: 1951
News Credits: 295
Joined: Tue May 03, 2016 2:52 am
Location: Pacific NW
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 5
Endurance: 8
Rank: ???
Courage: 7
Firepower: 7
Skill: 8

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Va'al » Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:46 am

Motto: "Till All Are Pun!"
Agent 53 wrote:here is the synopsis of the new issue of Optimus Prime
“The Falling,” Part 4. Onyx Prime’s motivations are clear, and his scheme seems unstoppable. Heroes have fallen, and hope dwindles for the survivors. Cybertron’s last chance of salvation is in the hands of… well, that would be telling, wouldn’t it?
Looking at the cover of Optimus Prime there, and considering we know he'll be back amongst the living in Unicron, does anyone think that Cybertron's last chance of salvaton is in the hands of ... Bumblebee?



Part of your answer is here: https://www.seibertron.com/transformers ... cbd/40723/
User avatar
Va'al
God Of Transformers
Posts: 17010
News Credits: 6188
Joined: Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:00 am
Location: Italy
Buy from Va'al on eBay

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby ZeroWolf » Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:11 am

Motto: "My past no longer binds my future..."
Weapon: Battle Blades
Actually looking at that silhouette on the cover of prime I would say that a certain ex-ruler of cybertron is the one to save the day
Got news for Seibertron? Share it here!
ZeroWolf
News Staff
Posts: 7819
News Credits: 128
Joined: Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:58 am
Location: North East UK

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Va'al » Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:29 am

Motto: "Till All Are Pun!"
ZeroWolf wrote:Actually looking at that silhouette on the cover of prime I would say that a certain ex-ruler of cybertron is the one to save the day


Yes and no! Intriguing speculation, but each cover has had a silhouette, all so far for the narrating voice of the issue.

Image

Image

Image
User avatar
Va'al
God Of Transformers
Posts: 17010
News Credits: 6188
Joined: Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:00 am
Location: Italy
Buy from Va'al on eBay

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby That_Guy » Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:09 am

Weapon: Energon Cutlass
The most telling part to me, other than his face is on the cover. Is Prime half way in a portal, I think this portal leads to BB and that's how he gets out in part four and has some hand in the end of the this part of the series.
User avatar
That_Guy
Micromaster
Posts: 83
News Credits: 1
Joined: Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:38 pm
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 7
Speed: 5
Endurance: 3
Rank: 10+
Courage: Infinity
Firepower: 2
Skill: 10+

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby ScottyP » Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:30 am

Weapon: Battle Blades
Va'al wrote:
ZeroWolf wrote:Actually looking at that silhouette on the cover of prime I would say that a certain ex-ruler of cybertron is the one to save the day


Yes and no! Intriguing speculation, but each cover has had a silhouette, all so far for the narrating voice of the issue.
I wouldn't discount Centurion having a role to play in all this, even if it is just housekeeping to avoid having Bee and a Bee analogue around.
User avatar
ScottyP
Faction Commander
Posts: 4706
News Credits: 444
Joined: Wed May 03, 2006 3:42 pm
Location: Raleigh, NC
Buy from ScottyP on eBay

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Galactic Prime » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:51 pm

These books have just gone from bad to worse, to complete trash.

So disappointing.

If only Dreamwave could come back
Galactic Prime
Fuzor
Posts: 241
Joined: Mon Jun 23, 2008 11:56 am

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Lore Keeper » Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:46 am

Galactic Prime wrote:These books have just gone from bad to worse, to complete trash.

So disappointing.

If only Dreamwave could come back

Why do you say that? I find the deeper exploration of the characters beyond their basic toy bios to be very intriguing. Dreamwave played it very safe with the characters' personalities.
User avatar
Lore Keeper
Vehicon
Posts: 311
Joined: Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:23 pm

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Va'al » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:47 am

Motto: "Till All Are Pun!"
Lore Keeper wrote:
Galactic Prime wrote:These books have just gone from bad to worse, to complete trash.

So disappointing.

If only Dreamwave could come back

Why do you say that? I find the deeper exploration of the characters beyond their basic toy bios to be very intriguing. Dreamwave played it very safe with the characters' personalities.


Dreamwave also literally stole money from its creators.
User avatar
Va'al
God Of Transformers
Posts: 17010
News Credits: 6188
Joined: Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:00 am
Location: Italy
Buy from Va'al on eBay

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Lore Keeper » Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:35 pm

Va'al wrote:
Lore Keeper wrote:
Galactic Prime wrote:These books have just gone from bad to worse, to complete trash.

So disappointing.

If only Dreamwave could come back

Why do you say that? I find the deeper exploration of the characters beyond their basic toy bios to be very intriguing. Dreamwave played it very safe with the characters' personalities.


Dreamwave also literally stole money from its creators.

There is that...
User avatar
Lore Keeper
Vehicon
Posts: 311
Joined: Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:23 pm

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Galactic Prime » Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:21 pm

Lore Keeper wrote:
Galactic Prime wrote:These books have just gone from bad to worse, to complete trash.

So disappointing.

If only Dreamwave could come back

Why do you say that? I find the deeper exploration of the characters beyond their basic toy bios to be very intriguing. Dreamwave played it very safe with the characters' personalities.


I say it because they've ruined the characters in IDW. There is nothing more intriguing or interesting about Optimus Prime, or Jazz, or Megatron, or any of them. They've essentially ruined most of them and killed many of the others off willy nilly.

Mirage getting sliced in pieces by another Autobot. Autobots shooting and killing each other just 2 panels later.

The way Kup died? Or Sideswipe?

Yeah, these books were garbage from the day they started and they've only gotten worse.

Dreamwave did far more in my opinion with the 2 completed War Within mini-series than IDW has in their entire run.
Galactic Prime
Fuzor
Posts: 241
Joined: Mon Jun 23, 2008 11:56 am

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Galactic Prime » Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:23 pm

Va'al wrote:
Lore Keeper wrote:
Galactic Prime wrote:These books have just gone from bad to worse, to complete trash.

So disappointing.

If only Dreamwave could come back

Why do you say that? I find the deeper exploration of the characters beyond their basic toy bios to be very intriguing. Dreamwave played it very safe with the characters' personalities.


Dreamwave also literally stole money from its creators.


So what? That has no bearing on the stories that were told. Was it right? No, but it has ZERO bearing on the quality of the stories
Galactic Prime
Fuzor
Posts: 241
Joined: Mon Jun 23, 2008 11:56 am

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Va'al » Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:35 pm

Motto: "Till All Are Pun!"
Galactic Prime wrote:
Va'al wrote:
Lore Keeper wrote:
Galactic Prime wrote:These books have just gone from bad to worse, to complete trash.

So disappointing.

If only Dreamwave could come back

Why do you say that? I find the deeper exploration of the characters beyond their basic toy bios to be very intriguing. Dreamwave played it very safe with the characters' personalities.


Dreamwave also literally stole money from its creators.


So what? That has no bearing on the stories that were told. Was it right? No, but it has ZERO bearing on the quality of the stories


It kinda does. The stories were never able to be finished because the creators were not paid.
User avatar
Va'al
God Of Transformers
Posts: 17010
News Credits: 6188
Joined: Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:00 am
Location: Italy
Buy from Va'al on eBay

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Galactic Prime » Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:36 pm

Va'al wrote:
Galactic Prime wrote:
Va'al wrote:
Lore Keeper wrote:
Galactic Prime wrote:These books have just gone from bad to worse, to complete trash.

So disappointing.

If only Dreamwave could come back

Why do you say that? I find the deeper exploration of the characters beyond their basic toy bios to be very intriguing. Dreamwave played it very safe with the characters' personalities.


Dreamwave also literally stole money from its creators.


So what? That has no bearing on the stories that were told. Was it right? No, but it has ZERO bearing on the quality of the stories


It kinda does. The stories were never able to be finished because the creators were not paid.


No it doesn't those stories were written and they came out.
Galactic Prime
Fuzor
Posts: 241
Joined: Mon Jun 23, 2008 11:56 am

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby ZeroWolf » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:39 pm

Motto: "My past no longer binds my future..."
Weapon: Battle Blades
Were the creators paid for them? Plus you were the one who asked for dreamwave to come back, everyone give you reasons as to why that couldn't be the case. You may nother like IDW but for me, I love their take on everything, I like how different it is from what's come before. Your opinion is your own thing just like mine :-) on something like this, there isn't a right or wrong answer.
Got news for Seibertron? Share it here!
ZeroWolf
News Staff
Posts: 7819
News Credits: 128
Joined: Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:58 am
Location: North East UK

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:35 pm

Motto: "There are no impossibilities in the multiverse, just small minds unable to comprehend the possibilities"
Weapon: Star Saber Sword
MOAR WRECKERS!!!!!
Have Transformers News? Contact us HERE!
Wanna talk? Click below and head on over to the D-Max Den!! Don't make me Axe you again.Image
User avatar
D-Maximal_Primal
News Staff
Posts: 13992
News Credits: 1193
Joined: Thu Feb 19, 2015 5:53 pm
Location: Western Pennsylvania
Buy from D-Maximal_Primal on eBay
Alt Mode: Transmetal Indominus Rex
Strength: 4
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 6
Endurance: 5
Rank: 8
Courage: 10
Firepower: 8
Skill: 8

Re: IDW Transformers and Hasbro Universe Comics Solicitations for May 2018

Postby Galactic Prime » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:45 pm

ZeroWolf wrote:Were the creators paid for them? Plus you were the one who asked for dreamwave to come back, everyone give you reasons as to why that couldn't be the case. You may nother like IDW but for me, I love their take on everything, I like how different it is from what's come before. Your opinion is your own thing just like mine :-) on something like this, there isn't a right or wrong answer.


It doesn't matter if the creators were paid or not. The books came out, I have them and they are better than IDW's.
Galactic Prime
Fuzor
Posts: 241
Joined: Mon Jun 23, 2008 11:56 am


Return to Transformers Cartoons and Comics Forum

Featured Products on Amazon.com

Buy "Transformers MPM-03 Movie 10th Anniversary Figure Bumblebee" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Titans Return Arcee Action Figure Set" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Authentics Optimus Prime" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers: Bumblebee -- Energon Igniters Nitro Series Barricade" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Power of The Primes Evolution Nemesis Prime (Amazon Exclusive)" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers: Generations Power of the Primes Titan Class Predaking" on AMAZON
Buy "Cyberverse Warrior Class Windblade" on AMAZON
Buy "Cyberverse Warrior Class Megatron" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers: The Last Knight Optimus Prime Voice Changer Helmet" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Studio Series 04 Deluxe Class Movie 1 Autobot Ratchet" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Titans Return Decepticon Octone and Murk" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Titan Masters Overboard Action Figure" on AMAZON
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #213 - How to Say Expensive and Mean It
Twincast / Podcast #213:
"How to Say Expensive and Mean It"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2018

New Items on eBay

Buy "Depth Charge Transformers Collectors Club Exclusive Mint in Sealed Bag 2013" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers Collectors Club TFCC Ramjet - Exclusive 2016" on EBAY
Buy "Bumblebee vs Long Haul 100% Complete Movie ROTF series Robot Heroes Transformers" on EBAY
Buy "Rampage Collection 1 100% Complete Micro Changers Kre-O Transformers" on EBAY
Buy "Long Haul Collection 3 100% Complete Micro Changers Kre-O Transformers" on EBAY
Buy "Rampage HFTD Complete Legends HFTD RTS Transformers" on EBAY
Buy "Long Haul HFTD Complete Legends HFTD RTS Transformers" on EBAY
Buy "Rampage Figure 1986 Vintage Hasbro G1 Transformers" on EBAY