The Hollywood Reporter has reported that IDW Publishing will be publishing a new comic series based on the Transformers that takes place before the war. The comic series simply titled, “Transformers,” will series will be released twice a month. Brian Ruckley will be working as the writer on the project. Angel Hernzadez and Ron Joseph will be working on the illustrations. The Transformers will be debut in March, 2019. The first two issues will feature various covers that will be illustrated by Gabriel Rodriguez, Freddie E. Williams II, and Jeffery Verrege. Hernandez and Joseph will also provide their own covers. Michael Kelly, Hasbro’s vp global publishing, hadRead More
iO9 has reported that IDW Publishing will be publishing a comic miniseries that features both Star Trek characters and the Transformers. The new crossover miniseries titled, “Star Trek vs. Transformers,” will feature the bridge crew on the U.S.S. Enterprise based on their appearances from Star Trek: The Animated Series, and the Transformers from The Transformers, aka Generation One. For those who are unfamiliar with the series, Star Trek: The Animated Series was produced by Filmation and premiered in 1973. The series took place after the events of Star Trek: The Original Series and featured the return of the main cast now voicing their characters. Unfortunately, the seriesRead More
Within the mix of the NYCC 2017 news, IDW Publishing announced the the release details for the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog comic series. For those who are unaware the original main Sonic the Hedgehog comics series that was published Archie Comics finished it’s run on July 19 this year. The series ran from November 22, 1992 – July 19, 2017 so it did have a long run. The new comics will be published by IDW Publishing and the first issue is set to release in April 2018, with the return of long time comic writer, Ian Flynn, as the head writer.Read More
Hasbro has recently announced that starting in January, they will be hosting the next “fan built” character for the Transformers franchise. What makes this fan poll extra special is that fans will now be able to vote for the next Prime! EDIT: The official Hasbro Facebook page has recently updated with the list of canditates that can become the next Prime. Ultra Magnus Hound Arcee Shockwave Megatron Star Saber Thunderwing Unknown Evil Optimus Primal HASBRO LETS FANS SHAPE THE FUTURE OF THE TRANSFORMERS FRANCHISE WITH THE “POWER OF THE PRIMES” FAN VOTE The fans canRead More
Machinama and Hasbro have recently announced that they are once again working together to make two new brand new Transformers Prime Wars series. The two series will focus on Titan Returns and Power of the Primes, which will be the final two series in the animated Prime Wars trilogy. Chad Gustein (Machinama CEO) and Stephen Davis (CCO of Hasbro) had this statement to say about the project. “The global fan base has really embraced this vision of the Transformers,” said Machinima CEO Chad Gutstein, “and we are thrilled to be working closely with Hasbro developing the next two installments ofRead More
TFW2005 has recently posted the clear HD images for the upcoming Transformers Generations Titan Returns figures for 2017. The latest figures were shown at this year’s New York Comic Con. Titan Master Repugnus Legends Brawn Deluxe Triggerhappy Deluxe Twinferno Deluxe Perceptor Voyager Broadside Leader Sky Shadow
Machinima has recently updated their Youtube channel with the next installment in the Prelude to Combiner Wars miniseries. This episode features a look at Windblade as she looks upon the destruction of her home world, Caminus. Transformers Combiner Wars will premiere on the Go90 network on August 2.
Machinima has unveiled the second part of the prelude for Transformers : Combiner Wars. This part features the fan built combiner Victorion. Transformers : Combiner Wars will premiere on the Go90 network on August 2, 2016.
Machinima has recently unveiled a promotional poster for Transformers : Combiner Wars Prime Wars Trilogy. The poster features Computron, Menasor, and Optimus Prime. Transformers : Combiner Wars Prime Wars Trilogy will premiere on GO90 on August 2.
The official Transformers Facebook page has recently updated with the first promo video for the upcoming Transformers : Combiner Wars cartoon series. Keep in mind the final product will not be a stop motion production like what can be seen in the trailer. The promo features Optimus as he is traveling on a battle destroyed Cybertron. As he sees the destruction the “Combiner Wars” has caused he then confronts Megatron leading to the final onslaught between the two warriors. Transformers : Combiner Wars will premiere exclusively on the GO90 network on August 2. EDIT: The trailer hasRead More
Entertainment Weekly has recently shown the first look for the upcoming Transformers: Combiner Wars series by Machinama. The series will stream exclusively on Machinama’s network, go90, on August 2, however a prelude series will premiere on Youtube, Facebook, and also on go90. The four part preview series will show viewers the first look at the current state of Cybertron in the Transformers: Combiner Wars series universe. EW also posted a statement by Hasbro’s Chief Content Officer, Steven Davis. “Machinima is known as a leader of the digital content space and has tremendous creative talent within their network. We are excitedRead More
Entertainment Weekly has recently reported about the details for the upcoming Revolution comic series. It has been revealed that it will be a bi-weekly five part miniseries that will connect several different Hasbro properties. The properties include: Transformers Gi-Joe Micronauts ROM Action Man M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) While Revolution will re-brand each series under a new number system, Chris Ryall, IDW’s editor-in-chief, had this to say about the project. “We didn’t want this to be what fans have seen from so many others, which is a reboot or a relaunch where you’re asked to forgetRead More
IDW Publishing has announced that has plans to develop Locke & Key into a television series. The show will be written and produced by co-creator/writer Joe Hill. IDW is set to maintain creative rights to the project and send Locke & Key straight to series. This hasn’t been the first time Locke & Key has been on the small screen. There is a pilot that was shot a few years ago that’s somewhere on the internet or at least the trailer. Anyway, I’m excited to see if this can happen.Read More
In IDW Publishing news, they’ve revealed their plans for the upcoming M.A.S.K comic reboot that is set to come out this fall. For those who do not know, M.A.S.K was an 80s cartoon that was the child of Transfomers and G.I Joe. We have writer Brandon Easton with artist Tony Vargas being the creative team for this book.That said here’s what we know about the upcoming series so far. “This is a M.A.S.K. for the 21st century with a diverse team of specialists who are chosen for a top-secret programRead More
Hello Herotaku, this is TaJa Doyle a.k.a. Wheelchair21 bringing back with me an old interview I conducted with comic artist, Matt Frank. Matt Frank is an IDW illustrator, who is best known for his work on the Godzilla comics, select Transformer titles, and convention appearances for the publisher. In this interview, Matt and I talk about how he got interested in drawing, being a fan himself and what lead him to where he is currently as a comic illustrator. How were you introduced to Godzilla, Tokusatsu and Transformers? AndRead More