Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1

Transformers News: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 6:42PM CDT

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Thanks to Previews World, we now have a full 5 page preview for you of the upcoming IDW Transformers #1! This comic starts us off fresh and new, with a little character named Rubble awakening in the new world, much as we are, and giving us a nice introduction to a Cybertron at peace. Issue #1 is set to drop tomorrow, so make sure your orders are in so you can pick up this brand new story, and stay tuned for the Seibertron.com review of Issue #1 to hear what we think of this bold new era!

Brian Ruckley is the Author for the new book, while Angel Hernandez and Ron Joseph share the art duties for the series, divided up between the Orion Pax/Megatron scenes and the Rubble scenes as it appears.

A NEW ERA DAWNS! In the infinite universe, there exists a planet like no other: Cybertron! Home to the Transformers, and a thriving hub for inter-stellar commerce, it is a world brimming with organic and constructed diversity. Immense structures line its landscape. Mechanical giants roam across its surface. Starship-sized titans orbit its skies, keeping a constant protective watch above and below. Ancient Transformers merge into its very fabric. Small, mysterious creatures skulk in its shadows. It is a truly amazing realm, long untouched by war, and exuberantly reaching for the stars. This is the Cybertron that Optimus Prime and Megatron vie for in this bold new origin-a world of seemingly endless peace! All that changes when Bumblebee and Windblade take a newly-forged Cybertronian on his first voyage through this world of wonders-they are confronted by the hard reality of the first murder to have occurred on Cybertron in living memory!
All that changes when Bumblebee and Windblade take a newly-forged Cybertronian on his first voyage through this world of wonders-they are confronted by the hard reality of the first murder to have occurred on Cybertron in living memory!


Transformers News: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1

Transformers News: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1

Transformers News: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1

Transformers News: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1

Transformers News: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1

Transformers News: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1

Transformers News: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1
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Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014401)
Posted by TulioDude on March 12th, 2019 @ 8:07pm CDT
This narration/quote at the beginning is nice.
Its interesting to this continuity to actually start before the war.
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014403)
Posted by Randomhero on March 12th, 2019 @ 8:23pm CDT
Just read the issue. Available digital at IDW, very good. Very very good opening to the new universe
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014416)
Posted by Flashwave on March 12th, 2019 @ 10:28pm CDT
Randomhero wrote:Just read the issue. Available digital at IDW, very good. Very very good opening to the new universe

Thanks for that tip. Was a nice i troductory issue. No spoilers, but really, IDW? Let's put the old stories in the back of the brand new issue of the brand new series. Thats not confusing at all...
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014418)
Posted by Randomhero on March 12th, 2019 @ 10:33pm CDT
Flashwave wrote:
Randomhero wrote:Just read the issue. Available digital at IDW, very good. Very very good opening to the new universe

Thanks for that tip. Was a nice i troductory issue. No spoilers, but really, IDW? Let's put the old stories in the back of the brand new issue of the brand new series. Thats not confusing at all...



Lmao I thought the same damn thing when I got to the end :lol:

Maybe put in a preview of ninja turtles of GI joe but hey, more power to a good series that was Optimus Prime and the rest of OG IDW-verse
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014419)
Posted by Sabrblade on March 12th, 2019 @ 10:51pm CDT
I guess the easiest distinction we can make between the old IDW G1 continuity of 2005-2018 and this new one from 2019-onward would be "IDW1" and "IDW2".
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014424)
Posted by Optimus Prime13th on March 13th, 2019 @ 12:22am CDT
I know this is a reboot but I can’t help this itching feeling that this is the new universe the Lost Light jumped into at the end of their series. If not I still hope to see Rodimus and Megatron’s crew again someday in a spin off series or something of the lot.
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014426)
Posted by Nexus Knight on March 13th, 2019 @ 2:18am CDT
I just finished reading the first issue and so far, I have only one complaint- Why draw Megatron to look like he's thinking of an evil plan? His facial structure, most notably his slanted black-lined red eyes, are totally screaming "I have a plan and it is evil. Cue evil plan laughter! *Mwahahahahaha!*"
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014427)
Posted by BumbleDouche on March 13th, 2019 @ 2:49am CDT
Does anyone else feel like Rubble is standing on the head of a dead titan when he's looking out over the landscape? It kinda looks like a decomposing brow but with a definite nose... Or just my imagination?
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014446)
Posted by ScottyP on March 13th, 2019 @ 8:12am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:I guess the easiest distinction we can make between the old IDW G1 continuity of 2005-2018 and this new one from 2019-onward would be "IDW1" and "IDW2".
For the moment this is about it. Depends on how closely this gets to being Siege: The Comic. Their first continuity's longevity was such an outlier it would not surprise me to see this one run alongside Hasbro's "War for Cybertron" lines and wrap at that, but I'm sure it all depends on how it sells.
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014457)
Posted by william-james88 on March 13th, 2019 @ 9:45am CDT
ScottyP wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:I guess the easiest distinction we can make between the old IDW G1 continuity of 2005-2018 and this new one from 2019-onward would be "IDW1" and "IDW2".
For the moment this is about it. Depends on how closely this gets to being Siege: The Comic. Their first continuity's longevity was such an outlier it would not surprise me to see this one run alongside Hasbro's "War for Cybertron" lines and wrap at that, but I'm sure it all depends on how it sells.

This is pretty exciting, since it would mean we are back to the traditional idea of media supporting a toyline and not the other way around.
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014470)
Posted by Ultra Markus on March 13th, 2019 @ 12:30pm CDT
Lore Keeper wrote:The art is super clean and I like how they are keeping it accurate to the toys. But including every 5mm port, screw hole, clip, and contact point is a bit much. A little bit of artistic license is ok to cover up the less aesthetically pleasing aspects a toy's design.

ironhide does appear a little different in the shoulders from his toy though
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014595)
Posted by Big Grim on March 14th, 2019 @ 7:48am CDT
BumbleDouche wrote:Does anyone else feel like Rubble is standing on the head of a dead titan when he's looking out over the landscape? It kinda looks like a decomposing brow but with a definite nose... Or just my imagination?

I thought the same, yeah.
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2014997)
Posted by Ig89ninja on March 17th, 2019 @ 4:48pm CDT
Who gets the feeling that Rubble will eventually become Rumble? I mean, I didn’t realize he wasn’t Rumble until I was a quarter into the comic
Re: Full Preview - IDW Transformers Issue #1 (2015089)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on March 18th, 2019 @ 5:42pm CDT
Ig89ninja wrote:Who gets the feeling that Rubble will eventually become Rumble? I mean, I didn’t realize he wasn’t Rumble until I was a quarter into the comic

Eh, I don't think so. I think this bot is just a new bot

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