IDW Artist Kei Zama to Attend TFNation 2017

IDW Artist Kei Zama to Attend TFNation 2017

Posted February 17th, 2017 at 12:22pm by Va'al - 9,251 views

From TFNation HQ, we have another guest announcement for their second annual event in Birmingham, UK - current artist on the Optimus Prime ongoing series from IDW: Kei Zama! Check out more info below. Transmission Initiated Transmission ID:00009 TFNation_2017 Operation: Kei Zama to attend TFNation 2017 With IDW’s universe of Transformers comics going from strength to strength, the depth of talent involved in creating them grows ever greater and now we at TFNation are pleased to - Read More

Transformers Artist Sara Pitre-Durocher to Attend TFcon Toronto 2017

Transformers Artist Sara Pitre-Durocher to Attend TFcon Toronto 2017

Posted February 15th, 2017 at 10:13am by D-Maximus_Prime - 8,662 views

Tfcon Toronto has announced its next guest, IDW Till All Are One artist Sara Pitre-Durocher! The convention is being held July 14-16, so plan your trip to the convention and read up on Pitre-Durocher's information below. We are very pleased to welcome back artist Sara Pitre-Durocher to the TFcon Toronto guest list this year. Sara is best known to fans of IDW’s Transformers series as the primary artist on the ongoing comic book Till All Are One. She will be attending all weekend and - Read More

Designing Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream and Blurr, with Sean Carmine Isabella

Designing Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream and Blurr, with Sean Carmine Isabella

Posted February 14th, 2017 at 2:08pm by Va'al - 17,666 views

In the latest Hasbro Pulse newsletter, we have an in-depth chat with Hasbro Transformers toy designer Sean Carmine Isabella, talking about two characters part of the cast of animated series Transformers: Robots in Disguise: Starscream and Blurr. The two were added to the aesthetic of the show, while keeping some of their G1 elements (and some of Prime's, in the Decepticon's case) - check out below to find out more! Epic Redesigns: Retrofitting Starscream & Blur into “Robots In - Read More

Arthur Burghardt the voice of Devastator to attend TFcon Toronto 2017

Arthur Burghardt the voice of Devastator to attend TFcon Toronto 2017

Posted February 06th, 2017 at 1:47pm by D-Maximus_Prime - 11,750 views

We bring you news today that Arthur Burghardt, the voice of G1 Devastator, will be attending TFcon Toronto 2017! This will also be Burghardt's first ever Transformers convention. TFcon Toronto will be from July 14-16 in Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, Ontario. Tickets are not yet available but soon will be. We are happy to welcome the voice of Generation 1 Devastator Arthur Burghardt to TFcon Toronto 2017 for his first ever Transformers convention appearance. Fans of the 80s will also - Read More

Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman's Transformers Homaged in New R. Sikoryak Comics Project

Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman's Transformers Homaged in New R. Sikoryak Comics Project

Posted February 06th, 2017 at 5:40am by Va'al - 13,896 views

Something different, and not entirely Transformers related, but rather an homage to an earlier era of the Transformers comics to start the week. Cartoonist R. Sikoryak has been working for a long while on a webcomic illustrating the Apple iTunes Terms and Conditions, a project that will now be released in colour by Canadian publisher Drawn & Quarterly. Where's the relevance, you might ask? One of the pages, the one about Third Party Materials and Objectionable Materials, is made to resemble - Read More

New Trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight to Air Before Super Bowl, Letter from Michael Bay

New Trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight to Air Before Super Bowl, Letter from Michael Bay

Posted February 03rd, 2017 at 3:40am by Va'al - 19,330 views

Via a number of notifications from fellow Seibetronians, we have two new pieces of news rolled in one regarding Michael Bay and his latest project with Paramount - Transformers: The Last Knight. According to the director himself, the new trailer, the one that will air during the Super Bowl, will make its appearance at 6 am (speculating Central Time, but we may not be correct on that), and then again after it airs at the event, with an extended chunk of - Read More

Alex Milne To Fill In For IDW Optimus Prime #4

Alex Milne To Fill In For IDW Optimus Prime #4

Posted January 27th, 2017 at 2:24pm by D-Maximus_Prime - 17,642 views

Thanks to John Barber and Alex Milne himself, we have news that Milne will be filling in for Kei Zama for art duties for Optimus Prime #4, due out next month! Milne has been absent art duties recently as Jack Lawrence has been drawing the first story arc of Lost Light, so the fill in is a nice return for Milne prior to his art duties for a Lost Light arc. You can read the pair of tweets below, and let us know what you think in the comments section below! Alex Milne wrote:So I guess I can - Read More

Marvel Transformers Writer Bob Budiansky to Attend TFNation 2017

Marvel Transformers Writer Bob Budiansky to Attend TFNation 2017

Posted January 27th, 2017 at 12:09pm by Va'al - 14,380 views

Another announcement from TFNation 2017's headquarters, and it's a big chunk of comics one for Transformers fans - as Bob Budiansky is announced as guest for the summer event in Birmingham, UK! Check out more info below, and keep an eye out for more updates as they roll in. Transmission_Initiated Transmission ID: 00007 TFNation_2017 Operation: Bob Budiansky to attend TFNation 2017 We are honoured to announce that Bob Budiansky, the man who started the Transformer mythos and gave us so - Read More

Artist Alex Milne to Attend TFcon Toronto 2017

Artist Alex Milne to Attend TFcon Toronto 2017

Posted January 24th, 2017 at 12:10pm by Va'al - 14,146 views

Some new news coming in from TFcon Toronto 2017, starring IDW comics artist Alex Milne being announced as guest for this year's event! You can find out more information on the Artist Alley announcement below, or directly at the convention's site here. TFcon is very pleased to welcome back Alex Milne to the TFcon Toronto guest list this year. Alex is best known for his work as the primary artist on IDW’s Transformers: More than Meets the Eye comic book. He will be attending both days and - Read More

Santiago Cabrera Interview, Talks About Transformers: The Last Knight

Santiago Cabrera Interview, Talks About Transformers: The Last Knight

Posted January 23rd, 2017 at 10:31am by D-Maximus_Prime - 16,895 views

A new interview has been sent to us via Seibertronian Stuartmaximus where Santiago Cabrera talks about his role in the upcoming Transformers: The Last Knight movie. The interview was done in Spanish, so some translation is necessary if you don't speak the language. In the interview, Cabrera talks about how he was looking at movie roles, and joined up with Transformers when the casting director for another movie he was interested in pointed him in that direction. While he did not know really - Read More

North Carolina Comicon Guest Update: Ted Adams, Chris Ryall, David Hedgecock

North Carolina Comicon Guest Update: Ted Adams, Chris Ryall, David Hedgecock

Posted January 21st, 2017 at 9:19pm by D-Maximus_Prime - 14,638 views

North Carolina Comicon has added many more guests to their list since our last update, and there are some heavy hitters that will be joining John Barber in the comicon. Among the new guests announced are: Ted Adams, CEO and Publisher of IDW Publishing; Chris Ryall, the Chief Creative Officer for IDW; and David Hedgecock, Editor-in-Chief for IDW. What this could possibly mean with all these IDW names showing up at the comicon is anyone's guess, but it appears that there may be some sort of - Read More

John Barber and Fico Ossio Talk IDW Revolutionaries

John Barber and Fico Ossio Talk IDW Revolutionaries

Posted January 17th, 2017 at 5:30pm by Va'al - 19,903 views

As this week sees the first issue of the new IDW series post-Revolution, featuring Transformers characters Kup and Blackrock, plus Action Man and GI Joe - and written by continuity wizard John Barber, with art by Fico Ossio - Comicosity were able to have a chat with the two creators to promote thebook and give us a little more information. Check out some snippets below, the full piece here, and look out of our review of the issue soon! Aaron Long: Revolution merged the Hasbro properties into - Read More

Writers Bob Budiansky and Bryce Malek on Creating the Transformers

Writers Bob Budiansky and Bryce Malek on Creating the Transformers

Posted January 17th, 2017 at 3:42am by Va'al - 29,754 views

After last month's appearance in UK news outlet The Guardian of the Transformers comics, in their current IDW incarnation ('Kiss me Chromedome' if you missed it), we have another article and interview - with comics writer Bob Budiansky and animated series writer Bryce Malek! While a lot of the material is most likely not new - board admin Burn, who notified us, remembers seeing most of it previously - the fact that the Transformers are in mainstream news coverage once more is worth - Read More

TFcon Toronto 2017 Update: Michael Bell Attending

TFcon Toronto 2017 Update: Michael Bell Attending

Posted January 16th, 2017 at 2:15pm by D-Maximus_Prime - 13,302 views

The folks over at TFcon Toronto have confirmed for us their first guest: Michael Bell, the voice of G1 Brainstorm, Bombshell, Gort, First Aid, Junkion and Scrapper, who also voiced Sideswipe and Swoop in the Transformers: Devastation game. Check out the bio below and remember to schedule your visit to TFcon! Thanks to TFcon Toronto 2017 sponsor The Chosen Prime we are happy to welcome back the voice of Generation 1 Prowl, Sideswipe and Swoop Michael Bell to TFcon Toronto 2017. The voices of - Read More

Richard "Dick" Gautier passes away

Richard "Dick" Gautier passes away

Posted January 14th, 2017 at 4:33pm by Burn - 16,224 views

It's unfortunate that we have to report on news such as this. Tess Hightower, the wife of Richard Gautier has made a simple Facebook post to announce the passing of her husband at the age of 85. Dick quietly passed away tonight To many of us, Dick Gautier was the voice of Rodimus Prime/Hot Rod from the G1 cartoon as well as Apeface, Firebolt, and the Quintesson scientist from "The Killing Jar". Some of you may even remember Mr Gautier as "Hymie", the KAOS built robot that eventually - Read More

IDW Sins of the Wreckers Named to Big Bang's Top 50 Bestsellers of 2016, Up for ICN Awards

IDW Sins of the Wreckers Named to Big Bang's Top 50 Bestsellers of 2016, Up for ICN Awards

Posted January 10th, 2017 at 8:14pm by D-Maximus_Prime - 11,391 views

Big Bang Comics, considered to be the best comic book store in Ireland, has given IDW Transformers and Nick Roche a special honor: they have named IDW's Sins of the Wreckers as a member of their top 50 bestsellers of the year! Coming in tied at #49 on the list alongside Star Wars: Volume 2, Sins of the Wreckers was the only IDW entry to make the list, making this a truly special honor for both Roche, IDW, and Transformers in general. Roche appears well liked in the area as well, as IDW's - Read More

Retcon 2017 Update: Simon Furman to Attend

Retcon 2017 Update: Simon Furman to Attend

Posted January 09th, 2017 at 3:41pm by D-Maximus_Prime - 12,037 views

We have the latest update for the upcoming Retcon Transformers convention that is being held April 29 of this year in Helsingborg, Sweden. The latest guest to be announced is none other than one of the most famous writers for Transformers: Simon Furman! Furman was announced to attend along with writer/artist Nick Roche, meaning there will be some high profile comic people attending! Retcon is the convention for the Nordic countries, so if you are a Transformers fan in the area, but your - Read More

Rob Liefeld on Akiva Goldsman and Transformers, Hasbro / Paramount Shared Universe

Rob Liefeld on Akiva Goldsman and Transformers, Hasbro / Paramount Shared Universe

Posted January 09th, 2017 at 2:37am by Va'al - 20,714 views

Not entirely related to the Transformers movie-verse - in fact, there is practically nothing at all here - but a new interview over on CinemaBlend with comics creator Rob Liefeld has shown how Akiva Goldsman, the producer in charge of the Writers' room that produced the scripts to be used in the upcoming The Last Knight, Bumblebee spin-off and probably more sequels after those, approached the whole shared universe of Hasbro properties. Check out the relevant snippets below! Since 2015, - Read More

North Carolina Comicon Featuring John Barber and IDW

North Carolina Comicon Featuring John Barber and IDW

Posted January 07th, 2017 at 10:46pm by D-Maximus_Prime - 7,919 views

Resident North Carolinian ScottyP has given us some exciting news: writer John Barber along with IDW publishing, will be attending the North Carolina Comicon, which will be hosted at the Raleigh Convention Center from March 18 to the 19 of this year. The guest list can be found HERE. Check out the list, as well as the IDW press release quote, and if you live in the vicinity of Raleigh, grab some tickets and go see some awesome comics people! Comics publisher IDW, home of such iconic titles - Read More

John Barber, Chris Mowry Attending IDW Signing Party in San Diego Comic Art Gallery

John Barber, Chris Mowry Attending IDW Signing Party in San Diego Comic Art Gallery

Posted January 04th, 2017 at 9:56am by Va'al - 14,404 views

In other comics news across the pond, the San Diego Comic Art Gallery is hosting a free signing session with a number of IDW Publishing creators, this Friday 6th January, 6.30-8pm. From Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to My Little Pony, Locke & Key to V-Wars, Godzilla to Transformers, and ROM to Jem, featuring writer John Barber (Revolution, Transformers, Optimus Prime) and Chris Mowry (letterer on regular Transformers titles), plus variant a guests artists from across the stables. Check it out - Read More

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