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IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Va'al » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:17 pm

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No new Transformers comics coming out this week from IDW Publishing, but we do have another collected volume of oldies - check out below a full preview of Transformers Classics UK Volume 5, collecting stories from the UK publications and with added material and notes from current writer James Roberts!

Transformers Classics UK, Vol. 5
Simon Furman, Ian Rimmer & Richard Starkings (w) • Jeff Anderson, Geoff Senior, Dan Reed, Bryan Hitch, Lee Sullivan, Robin Smith (a) • Andrew Wildman (c)
Classic TRANSFORMERS tales from the UK continuity! These vintage TF stories are presented in order, many published for the first time in the United States! Writer and life-long TF fan James Roberts provides in-depth historical perspective front matter in each volume, and TFUK artist Andrew Wildman provides new covers!
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 296 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-714-5

Bullet points:
• Collects the UK specific stories in issues #145–179 plus the 1988 Annual.


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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:36 pm

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Good gravy, this thing is taking forever to come out!
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Va'al » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:39 pm

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Tomorrow, tomorrow tomooooooooooorrow. :D
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:43 pm

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Wait a sec! According to that table of contents, there are two whole stories missing from the 1988 Annual that this TPB is supposed to contain. And both of those are pivotal, important parts of the main Marvel UK story, both in regards to the other issues compiled in this book and to the upcoming "Time Wars" epic. Why are they not here, IDW?
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Windsweeper » Tue Aug 05, 2014 4:41 pm

Those stories are probably being saved for the next volume since they tie directly to Time Wars.
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:22 pm

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Windsweeper wrote:Those stories are probably being saved for the next volume since they tie directly to Time Wars.
Yeah, but they're a part of this book's Annual. Roberts better at least acknowledge their being held back.
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Va'al » Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:01 am

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Comparing the TFWiki contents for the same annual (marked as 1989 on the wiki), they're all in there except for:

Both “Altered Image!” and “All In The Minds!” are reprinted in Transformers Classics UK, Volume 6, as including them in this volume would have disrupted the “in universe” sequencing of the stories: “Altered Image!” takes place after issue #189’s “Dry Run!” and “All In The Minds!” makes more sense when read alongside “Time Wars,” wherein certain dangling plot threads are resolved.
(Roberts, p. 296)
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Windsweeper » Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:21 pm

No sign of it on Comixology today.
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Va'al » Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:26 pm

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Windsweeper wrote:No sign of it on Comixology today.


Should be out tomorrow (Wednesday)!
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:02 pm

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Va'al wrote:
Windsweeper wrote:No sign of it on Comixology today.


Should be out tomorrow (Wednesday)!
Today is Wednesday.
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Va'al » Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:26 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:
Va'al wrote:
Windsweeper wrote:No sign of it on Comixology today.


Should be out tomorrow (Wednesday)!
Today is Wednesday.


And I am clearly not with it. #-o
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Windsweeper » Thu Aug 07, 2014 5:25 am

Still no sign of it.
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Windsweeper » Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:33 am

10 days since I last posted on this topic and it's still not on Comixology.
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Re: IDW Transformers Classics UK Volume 5 Preview

Postby Sabrblade » Sun Aug 17, 2014 3:56 pm

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Windsweeper wrote:10 days since I last posted on this topic and it's still not on Comixology.
It is, however, available on Amazon - http://www.amazon.com/dp/1613777140/

Did the previous volumes get put on Comixology?
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