Wildfur.net updates again
Saturday, December 10th, 2005 5:57am CSTCategory: Digital Media News
Posted by: Raymond T. Views: 24,104
"EXCLUSIVE BOOKPLATED DARK AGES TRADE ON TFAUCTIONS
At this year's Auto Assembly, Wildfur Productions unveiled ultra-limited, signed (by Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman) and bookplated editions of Transformers: War Within - The Dark Ages (trade paperback), which were duly snapped up like hot cakes on a cold winter's day. But, cunning entrepreneurs that we are, we kept back one or two copies to sell at a later date. Well, that later date has arrived, and one of these ultra-rare (signed/numbered/bookplated) trades is now up on the TFAuctions site, awaiting your consideration. What are still doing here, reading this? Get bidding before it's going, going, gone!
REVISTING... BEAST WARS
It seems everyone's chomping at the bit for more details on the upcoming (starting in February '06) four-issue Beast Wars limited series, 'The Gathering.' Well, we can confirm that the comic will definitely tie into the established TV series continuity, and in fact wraps itself around events circa the season three episode, 'Changing of the Guard.' But, curiously, the new cast (of non-TV show toy characters) are set never to actually meet their TV cousins. How is this possible, you ask? Well, let's just say that Magmatron, the villain of the piece, wants to do his dirty deeds on prehistoric Earth and begone, without so much as a ripple in time and space. Just wait and see how he manages that! What else can we reveal? How about the return of Ravage (in a kick-ass new Transmetal body), the mystery of the 'mutants' and the debut (in Beast Wars) of G1 Grimlock and Prowl? We spoil you, we really do. For more information go to www.idwpublishing.com
REVISITING... DEATH'S HEAD
Or, more literally, recreating Death's Head. For anyone who's been living under a rock for the past few months, Death's Head is back, in the pages of Marvel's Amazing Fantasy. The five-part 'Unnatural Selection storyline runs in issues #16-20 of that title, and features the return of A.I.M. (Advanced Idea Mechanics) and the recreation of Death's Head. Sadly, it's not everyone's favourite bounty-hunter (yes?) from the original comics and the UK Transformers continuity, or even the upgraded Minion version from Death's Head II (despite the A.I.M. connection), but a whole new character with a whole new set of (lethal) quirks. However, we're not ruling out the odd Death's Head lineage link or two, and it might be worth looking at this as less of a sequel and more of a prequel! Nuff said! The new Death's Head also ties into major events happening the larger Marvel Universe right now. The series kicks off this month, don't miss it. For more information go to www.marvel.com
WATCH OUT FOR...
Coming soon... updates/news on the Transformers (IDW) summer 'event' storyline, another Furman-penned series for Marvel and an incredible new UK-originated Transformers project, so secret that if we told you, we'd have to shoot you all! To know what's what, before others do, sign up for our advance newsletter here. You know it makes sense.