Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc

Transformers News: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc

Sunday, December 9th, 2007 4:06PM CST

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Seibertron's own Optimus Frimal has reported a very interesting response from Simon Furman on his blog site.

Right now, writing-wise, I’ve just finished up on the outline/overview for the next big story arc, and it’s NOT ‘Revelation.’ Boy I love to tease.

Furman has also revealed more tidbits of information about the Dead Universe, confirming, amongst other things that Nova Prime is Nemesis Prime.

Rest assured, there will be more of a rationale for the name change from Nova to Nemesis. It all centres around what the Dead Universe actually is (or was!). Lots more on that in 08 for sure.

The idea with Headmasters is you pretty much double up on reaction times and so forth. And everything’s heightened, sensory-wise. Guess it just makes for a more effective warrior.


To read the original post, as well as other responses from Simon Furman, please click here.
Credit(s): Optimus Frimal, Simon Furman
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Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (499097)
Posted by i_amtrunks on December 9th, 2007 @ 4:09pm CST
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I'm guessing another Stormbringer type story whose consequences will be felt in a large way in the -tion books in the near future.

Perhaps something regarding a certain set of Monsterbots and an Autobot Scientist? :shock:
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (499098)
Posted by Tigertrack on December 9th, 2007 @ 4:09pm CST
Cool news, and more about Nemesis/Nova Prime is awesome!

Bring it on Furman!
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (499137)
Posted by waaaaghlord on December 9th, 2007 @ 4:24pm CST
^ What Insurgent said.
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (499144)
Posted by Sentinel Pax on December 9th, 2007 @ 4:28pm CST
It kind of makes me sad that Nova Prime is now going to be Nemesis Prime. I hate that name, just because it has been used so much lately for just a black Prime repaint. Nova Prime actually has a distinct name for once. Oh well, his character still seems awesome.
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (499176)
Posted by Nemesis_Apoc on December 9th, 2007 @ 4:47pm CST
I love the idea of a former Prime becoming an evil entity, al la The Fallen.
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (499177)
Posted by Cyberstrike on December 9th, 2007 @ 4:48pm CST
I'll wait for the TPB.
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (499216)
Posted by Calvatron on December 9th, 2007 @ 5:16pm CST
Sarri wrote:Btw, has Furman ever said something about the end or will it be one of those endless series'.


Sort of. He said that in the main -ation series, after revalation will be Expansion. That will be the big wrap-up to all current plot threads. After about 40 main issues that sounds like a rather appropriate place to cleane house and move forward to me.
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (499540)
Posted by King Grimrob on December 9th, 2007 @ 8:45pm CST
Destination? Ruination? Damnation?
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (499915)
Posted by steve2275 on December 10th, 2007 @ 5:17am CST
King Grimrob wrote:Destination?

the dead universe :lol:
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (500223)
Posted by Insurgent on December 10th, 2007 @ 10:21am CST
Calvatron wrote:
Sarri wrote:Btw, has Furman ever said something about the end or will it be one of those endless series'.


Sort of. He said that in the main -ation series, after revalation will be Expansion. That will be the big wrap-up to all current plot threads. After about 40 main issues that sounds like a rather appropriate place to cleane house and move forward to me.


So after Devastation and Megatron Origins TPB's, I only need 2 more -tions and 2 4 parters TPB's to round out the story. Nice to know.
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (500455)
Posted by Superginraix on December 10th, 2007 @ 1:23pm CST
So, something Stormbringer/Megatron Origins-esque... but who's the artist? :)

I'd love to see Nick Roche on a four parter. He's quickly become one of my favorite Transformers artists.
Re: Revelation will not be the next IDW Arc (500707)
Posted by i_amtrunks on December 10th, 2007 @ 4:13pm CST
King Grimrob wrote:Destination? Ruination? Damnation?


It won't be a -tion book, it'll be either a Stormbringer type story that ties into the -tion books, or a stand alone series like Hearts of Steel.

Im hoping for a Stormbringer style story.

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