EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed

Transformers News: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 4:03PM CDT

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After getting a glimpse at Alex Milne's cover for Unicron #6, we have yet another cover from the final IDW universe ending issue, this time at the hands of its original artist: EJ Su! The final issue cover gives us Unicron in the background as Optimus Prime poses like Christ on the cross and with a slight glow around him, while Soundwave, Starscream, Bumblebee, and Windblade's heads all float around him. EJ Su was the original IDW Transformers artist, penciling the Infiltration, Escalation, and Devastation series, in addition to spotlights around the same time and some covers and interiors since.

Check it out below, and let us know what you think in the comments section below!

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(W) John Barber (A) Alex Milne (CA) E. J. Su
EARTH WAR! With Unicron's ultimate goal revealed, the shaky alliance of Autobots and Decepticons is all that stands between Earth and the planet-eater. Heroes will rise-and fall-as Optimus Prime journeys into the dark heart of Unicron for the final confrontation with evil. At stake: the soul of a universe.

This is it! The end of an era! Finishing off 13 years' worth of continuity with a bang!
A double-sized story for the ages!
Don't miss the cover by the man who introduced the IDW age of Transformers: E.J. Su!
In Shops: Oct 24, 2018
Final Orders Due: Oct 01, 2018


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Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1983602)
Posted by ZeroWolf on September 12th, 2018 @ 4:27pm CDT
Why does Starscreams face look off in that cover? :-? The rest look fine, it's just his.
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1983608)
Posted by Dinobot-Snarl on September 12th, 2018 @ 5:27pm CDT
ZeroWolf wrote:Why does Starscreams face look off in that cover? :-? The rest look fine, it's just his.


Agreed. That was the only face I could not recognized until I read the post. Odd eh?
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1983611)
Posted by Flashwave on September 12th, 2018 @ 5:50pm CDT
ZeroWolf wrote:Why does Starscreams face look off in that cover? :-? The rest look fine, it's just his.

Cause his whole head and helmet is rounded on the same contours, the traditional helmet is more blocky and angular
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1983612)
Posted by steve2275 on September 12th, 2018 @ 5:59pm CDT
that looks SWEET
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1983667)
Posted by Carnivius_Prime on September 13th, 2018 @ 4:02am CDT
ZeroWolf wrote:Why does Starscreams face look off in that cover? :-? The rest look fine, it's just his.


they all look off to me. hell, windblade almost always looks off to me cos she has such a ridiculous head design.
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1983688)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on September 13th, 2018 @ 8:51am CDT
ZeroWolf wrote:Why does Starscreams face look off in that cover? :-? The rest look fine, it's just his.



I didn't even notice with the subtle Optimus Crucifix shoved front and centre :roll:
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1983700)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on September 13th, 2018 @ 11:29am CDT
Prime doesn't even look like that. His arms are outstretched, but he's flexing them, as if in triumph. He doesn't look like he's being crucified. It's a pretty good cover, though.
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1984760)
Posted by ScottyP on September 19th, 2018 @ 10:33am CDT
For those keeping track, Unicron 5 has been pushed from next week to 10/10. Unicron 6 has moved from 10/24 to 10/31.

Knowing that Andrew Griffith is/was a last minute tag-in to help with some pages on 6 makes me think that one might get pushed into November.
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1984761)
Posted by ZeroWolf on September 19th, 2018 @ 10:35am CDT
ScottyP wrote:For those keeping track, Unicron 5 has been pushed from next week to 10/10. Unicron 6 has moved from 10/24 to 10/31.

Knowing that Andrew Griffith is/was a last minute tag-in to help with some pages on 6 makes me think that one might get pushed into November.

So that would mean we would get the epilogue before the final chapter? I know unicron as a miniseries has spoiled what happens in Op but for op then to spoil the ending of unicron...
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1984774)
Posted by ScottyP on September 19th, 2018 @ 12:52pm CDT
ZeroWolf wrote:
ScottyP wrote:For those keeping track, Unicron 5 has been pushed from next week to 10/10. Unicron 6 has moved from 10/24 to 10/31.

Knowing that Andrew Griffith is/was a last minute tag-in to help with some pages on 6 makes me think that one might get pushed into November.

So that would mean we would get the epilogue before the final chapter? I know unicron as a miniseries has spoiled what happens in Op but for op then to spoil the ending of unicron...
Current schedule would have them out on the same day, so I guess we'll see! If Unicron 6 gets pushed further then yeah, that would be a shame, assuming the solicits for OP 25 are to be believed.
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1988273)
Posted by Va'al on October 9th, 2018 @ 3:13am CDT
Courtesy of IDW Publishing directly, and embargo dates passing, we have the full preview to share for this week's Transformers comics release in the form of Unicron #5 - the penultimate issue in the mini-series, and the end of the world as we know it!

The contents of the book do spoil a little of yet unreleased Optimus Prime #24, but nothing major from what is present in the preview below, so you're still clear to read if you're following the single issues. Take a look, and join us later this week for a Seibertron.com review and Energon Pub discussion!

Transformers: Unicron #5 (of 6)
John Barber (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)
THE END IS HERE! The Transformers bots make one last, desperate stand against Unicron, as Optimus Prime plunges deep into the monster—and into the dark history that spawned them both.
FC • 32 pages • $4.99

Bullet points:
• The final battle rages as Unicron attacks the Earth!
• Jam-packed with guest stars in a battle for survival—but will anyone make it out alive?
• Variant covers by Fico Ossio and Francesco Francavilla!


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Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1988281)
Posted by Black Bumblebee on October 9th, 2018 @ 7:42am CDT
After this issue publishes, everything else will be "last issues" and conclusions. :-(
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1988290)
Posted by YoungPrime on October 9th, 2018 @ 9:19am CDT
I haven't read any of the Unicron books yet save for Zero.

Having BW characters as Unicron's minions or whatever is kind of a turn off. But I'll likely just binge read this entire series at some point.
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1988291)
Posted by Mr.MicroMaster on October 9th, 2018 @ 9:22am CDT
I love how even Cobra is helping. Including three different Cobra Commanders.
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1988296)
Posted by Flashwave on October 9th, 2018 @ 10:41am CDT
Mr.MicroMaster wrote:I love how even Cobra is helping. Including three different Cobra Commanders.

Yeah, it’s hard to rule the world when someone else shows up and goes OM NOM NOM on it
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1988297)
Posted by Mr.MicroMaster on October 9th, 2018 @ 10:42am CDT
Flashwave wrote:
Mr.MicroMaster wrote:I love how even Cobra is helping. Including three different Cobra Commanders.

Yeah, it’s hard to rule the world when someone else shows up and goes OM NOM NOM on it

My thoughts exactly. :lol:
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1988324)
Posted by Nexus Knight on October 9th, 2018 @ 1:31pm CDT
Mr.MicroMaster wrote:
Flashwave wrote:
Mr.MicroMaster wrote:I love how even Cobra is helping. Including three different Cobra Commanders.

Yeah, it’s hard to rule the world when someone else shows up and goes OM NOM NOM on it

My thoughts exactly. :lol:

Till all are one. ;)
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1988339)
Posted by Randomhero on October 9th, 2018 @ 2:25pm CDT
Black Bumblebee wrote:After this issue publishes, everything else will be "last issues" and conclusions. :-(



Still two issues of Optimus Prime left
Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1988390)
Posted by ScottyP on October 9th, 2018 @ 6:56pm CDT
In case anyone needs a reference or is curious:

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Re: EJ Su Cover for IDW Transformers: Unicron #6 Revealed (1988481)
Posted by Va'al on October 10th, 2018 @ 3:50am CDT
"G2"

:APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :lol:

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