IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime!

IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime!

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007 9:44pm CDT

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JazZeke has sent the Seibertron.com some news that somehow slipped by just about the entire fandom. Chris Ryall posted on IDWpublishing.com last week that September's Spotlight issue will feature none other than the heroic leader of the Autobots himself ... Optimus Prime. Click here to view Chris Ryall's post about this. According to Ryall, the Optimus Prime Spotlight will be "written by Simon Furman, with interior art and a cover by Don Figueroa. And this variant cover, by... well, why don't you all take a guess? It's someone IDW's worked with for years, but this is their first-ever Transformers piece."

IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime!

Happy belated birthday, Chris!

Credit(s): JazZeke


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Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81633)
Posted by OptimusMime on April 11th, 2007 @ 9:49pm CDT
suh-weet!!it's like they read my mind! liked them all so far, except for the hot rod...a little disappointed in that one.
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81638)
Posted by Nemesis_Apoc on April 11th, 2007 @ 10:00pm CDT
hmmm... i wonder how they're gonna do this. is it gonna take place before all the infiltration, stormbringer, and escalation stuff?
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81641)
Posted by Collector Maximus on April 11th, 2007 @ 10:03pm CDT
Awesome cover! The one and only Optimus Prime! About a four month wait huh. I need to catch up on the other ones anyway.
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81650)
Posted by Liege Evilmus on April 11th, 2007 @ 10:12pm CDT
way to much windshield
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81652)
Posted by Hotrod on April 11th, 2007 @ 10:14pm CDT
This is going to be awsome :grin:
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81680)
Posted by lilcarus on April 11th, 2007 @ 10:30pm CDT
Liege Evilmus wrote:way to much windshield


exactly what i was thinking.


i hope they go deeper into primes life and death bout with prostate cancer.
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81693)
Posted by Silver Wind on April 11th, 2007 @ 10:39pm CDT
Liege Evilmus wrote:way to much windshield

If that image is going to be used in the OP spotlight, they should have the proportion corrected. Other than that, I think it looks quite good. :)
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81732)
Posted by NightFall on April 11th, 2007 @ 11:28pm CDT
Sweet, can't wait for this one :)
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81751)
Posted by Roboto750 on April 11th, 2007 @ 11:46pm CDT
It's about time! I always felt that this should've been the first Spotlight comic. Most of the Spotlight stories have been awesome so far, and I bet this one will be too! :D
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81768)
Posted by Blitzwing the warrior on April 12th, 2007 @ 12:26am CDT
Special guest appearence of the Aerialbots TIME PARADOX!

So is this going to take place before War Within storyline? Or more of the G1 War Dawn plot?
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81769)
Posted by Fireblast on April 12th, 2007 @ 12:27am CDT
Ha ha ha! It's funny because I knew about this like a month ago. Of course I've could have news posted it but with all the movie crap coming out left and right and it taking over the fandom, I chose not to. Sorry, just not feeling like a fan anymore since hardly any new Transformers come out here and I own almost all the Transformers DVDs (except Beast Machines and UK ones) so all I'm left with is the IDW comics which are awesome except when they make pointless manga versions plus they can't finish the G1 Transformers prequel, The War Within.
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81773)
Posted by the purifyer on April 12th, 2007 @ 12:42am CDT
Now why doesn't this surprise me? :wink:
What really surprises me is why they put it off for so long.
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81782)
Posted by Ransom on April 12th, 2007 @ 1:57am CDT
It looks pretty slick... as long as one ignores the proportion of the chest/shoulders. I definitely agree that there is too much windshield. Shoulders could use a little tinkering as well.
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81787)
Posted by Leonardo on April 12th, 2007 @ 2:16am CDT
Interesting.
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81902)
Posted by Tigertrack on April 12th, 2007 @ 6:33am CDT
Sweet Jebus, how did we miss that?
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81904)
Posted by Psychout on April 12th, 2007 @ 6:35am CDT
Yet another return form the dead for Prime then?
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81905)
Posted by Leonardo on April 12th, 2007 @ 6:38am CDT
Psychout wrote:Yet another return form the dead for Prime then?


He didn't die, did he? I thought he was just sleeping.
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (81918)
Posted by Dragonslayer on April 12th, 2007 @ 6:55am CDT
=P~ At last! I can't wait!
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (82015)
Posted by Stormrider on April 12th, 2007 @ 8:22am CDT
Is that the cover? Yikes. I hope not.
Re: IDW's September Spotlight revealed: Optimus Prime! (82030)
Posted by Hairball178 on April 12th, 2007 @ 8:32am CDT
Who is this "Optimus Prime"? He looks like some kind of red, white, and blue repaint of Ultra Magnus's cab. Lame...

;p

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