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Old 4th January 2018, 05:14 PM
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Transformers comics and books for February 2018, with cover images here.

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Optimus Prime #16—Cover A: Kei Zama
John Barber (w) • Kei Zama (a & c)
The Falling, Part 2: The arrival of Onyx Prime throws Cybertron into chaos—because he hasn’t come alone. Onyx’s treacherous companion forces Soundwave to finally make a choice: is Optimus Prime a friend... or foe?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
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Optimus Prime #16—Cover B: Casey W. Coller
John Barber (w) • Kei Zama (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Bullet points:
· Variant cover by Marcelo Matere!


Transformers: Lost Light #15—Cover A: Jack Lawrence
James Roberts (w) • Brendan Cahill (a) • Jack Lawrence (c)
SECRETS AND LIES! As the Scavengers’ journey reaches its ignoble end, the architect of their downfall puts the fate of half the Cybertronian race in their hands. Only one question remains: Are the worst Decepticons prepared to become the ONLY Decepticons?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
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Transformers: Lost Light #15—Cover B: Nick Roche
James Roberts (w) • Brendan Cahill (a) • Nick Roche (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Bullet points:
· Variant cover by Brendan Cahill!


Rom vs. the Transformers: Shining Armor
Christos Gage, John Barber (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)
Rom and the Transformers star in an all-new series revealing their secret shared history... plus a major new character is introduced!
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Hundreds of years ago, Rom discovered Stardrive, the sole survivor of a doomed space probe. Stardrive committed herself to protecting the galaxy from the Dire Wraiths... but when the Decepticon called Starscream makes a deadly deal, Rom and the Transformers are forced onto a collision course... with Stardrive caught between two worlds!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 128 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-143-4
Bullet points:
·“A 2017 must read!”—Outright Geekery
·Advance solicited for March release!


Transformers: Lost Light, Vol. 2
James Roberts (w) • Jack Lawrence, Priscilla Tramontano (a) • Alex Milne (c)
Rodimus and his Autobot crew continue their adventure as they chase the starship Lost Light—and its mutinous new captain! A witty, smart, emotional take on fan-favorite Transformers characters in a sci-fi world unlike any other! Collects issues #7–12.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 144 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-148-9
Bullet points:
·“This book is for everyone, new readers, old readers, even people that don’t think they like Transformers.”—Outright Geekery
·Advance solicited for March release!


Transformers vs. Visionaries #3 (of 5)—Cover A: Fico Ossio
Magdalene Visaggio (w) • Fico Ossio (a & c)
The clock is ticking! Leoric finds himself exiled from New Prysmos by Virulina, who Merklynn has named the new leader of all the Visionaries. Can Leoric and his loyalists save Cybertron from being totally changed into a new homeworld for his people? Should they?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
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Transformers vs. Visionaries #3 (of 5)—Cover B: Jeffrey Veregge
Magdalene Visaggio (w) • Fico Ossio (a) • Jeffrey Veregge (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Bullet points:
· Variant cover by cover by Brendan Cahill!


Optimus Prime Annual 2018—Cover B: Andrew Griffith—SPOTLIGHT
John Barber (w) • Priscilla Tramontano (a) • Andrew Griffith (c)
FC • 48 pages • $7.99
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Optimus Prime Annual 2018—Cover A: Priscilla Tramontano—SPOTLIGHT
John Barber (w) • Priscilla Tramontano (a & c)
THUNDERCRACKER IN: STARSCREAM: THE MOVIE! The good news: somebody finally gave Thundercracker money to make a film. The bad news: it’s Starscream, and he wants a biographical picture to win over the people of Earth. Will Thundercracker stand by his principles or... well, no, he makes the movie.
FC • 48 pages • $7.99


Rom & the Micronauts #3 (of 5)—Cover A: Fico Ossio
Christos Gage (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a) • Fico Ossio (c)
At the Heart of the Entropy Cloud! Rom and the Micronauts enter Microspace in an attempt to foil the Dire Wraith’s ultimate plan: reviving a cosmic entity that would tear Earth apart. But within the Entropy Cloud, our heroes must fight Baron Karza and his minions before they can make the Dire Wraith’s dark prophecy a reality!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
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Rom & the Micronauts #3 (of 5)—Cover B: Chris Evenhuis
Christos Gage (w) • Paolo Villanelli (a) • Chris Evenhuis (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Bullet points:
· Variant cover by James Raiz!


Scarlett’s Strike Force #3—Cover A: Harvey Tolibao
Aubrey Sitterson (w) • Nelson Daniel (a) • Harvey Tolibao (c)
It’s the third bombastic issue and the fun’s just getting started, sports fans! But that’s how it goes when you mix ninjas, talking robots, elite soldiers, maniacal despots, magical snake rituals... and so much more... into what people are calling The Best Action Comic Ever! By Aubrey Sitterson (G.I. Joe, Street Fighter X G.I. Joe) and Nelson Daniel (Clue, Dungeons & Dragons).
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
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Scarlett’s Strike Force #3—Cover B: Nelson Daniel
Aubrey Sitterson (w) • Nelson Daniel (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Bullet points:
· Variant cover by Fico Ossio!
· Featuring all stars of the Hasbro line as M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand and the Transformers join G.I. Joe in the fight against Cobra!
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Upcoming TPBs & Books.
-- Micronauts: Wrath of Karza (with Transformers) - January 2nd (was December 19th)
-- Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook (bios for combined universe) (120 pages) - January 9th (was December 12th 2017)
-- Autocracy Trilogy SC (Autocracy, Monstrocity, Primacy) - January 23rd (was January 9th)
-- Drift Origins and Empires (Spotlight Drift, Drift 1-4, Empire of Stone 1-4) - January 23rd
-- First Strike: A Hasbro Comic Book Event - February 20th (cancelled?)
-- Transformers Vs GIJoe the Quintessential Collection HC (all 13 issues + "movie" adaptation) - January 23rd (was April 11th 2017, then November 14th, then November 28th - 9 month delay so far)
-- Windblade: The Last City (Windblade 1-4, Windblade Vol 2 1-7 - 264 pages) - February 20th (was February 13th)
-- Optimus Prime Volume 2 (issues 7-10 & 2017 Annual) - February 20th
-- Transformers/GIJoe First Strike (all 6 issues) - March 6th (was February 20th)
-- Transformers/GIJoe First Strike - Champions (Revolution) (144 pages) - March 6th (was February 27th)
-- ROM Vs The Transformers - Shining Armor (128 pages) - March 13th
-- Lost Light Volume 2 (issues 7-12) - March 13th
-- IDW Collection Phase Two Volume 7 (HC) (MTMTE 28-34, RID 28-34) - March 27th
-- Redemption of the Dinobots (Punishment, Redemption, Salvation) - April 17th
-- Till All Are One Volume 3 (issues 9-12, 2018 Annual) - May 8th
-- Optimus Prime Volume 3 (issues 11-14, Optimus First Strike, Transformers First Strike) - July 10th
-- The Wreckers Saga (Last Stand of the Wreckers 1-5, Sins of the Wreckers 1-5) - July 17th
-- Transformers Vs The Visionaries (128 pages) - August 14th
-- Lost Light Volume 3 (issues 13-18) - September 18th
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February 2018 comics and books

March 2018 comics and books

April 2018 comics and books
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So glad to have another annual. The Prime one should at the very least be entertaining!
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Out this week is #14 of the Lost Light, with a preview here.
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Out this week - Lost Light #15 - Optimus Prime Annual - Visionaries Vs Transformers #3 - Optimus Prime #16.
(previews at each of those links)

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Editor in Chief Chris Ryall is leaving IDW after 14 years.... he was there at the beginning of their Transformers license in 2005.
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Editor in Chief Chris Ryall is leaving IDW after 14 years.... he was there at the beginning of their Transformers license in 2005.
I can't believe it's already been 14 years ...I'm getting old.
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Editor in Chief Chris Ryall is leaving IDW after 14 years.... he was there at the beginning of their Transformers license in 2005.
Looks like long time writer and editor John Barber is taking on the Editor in Chief role, replacing Chris Ryall.
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