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Talking With Simon Furman About The Final Chapter of Transformers: ReGeneration One

Spencer Ellsworth writes: Simon Furman is, to quote the man himself, “like unto a living god,” at least for Transformers fans. He started out writing for Marvel UK in the 80′s, and saw the Transformers comic through a legendary period, …

Post-Dark Cybertron Speculation

By Spencer Ellsworth Dark Cybertron has been disappointing thus far, following the trend of many an overblown crossover. Drawn mostly by fill-ins and relying on rehashed plot lines, the event shows at least one bit of promise: the forthcoming series …

Robot Gender Wars For Transformers (UPDATE)

By Spencer Ellsworth Transformers creators, old and new, are fighting. Over a very special lady. Okay, sorry, sorry, it’s actually over the portrayal of female Transformers. You see, although the Robots in Disguise are technically sexless, there are a few …

Dark Cybertron Is, Thus Far, Dull Cybertron

Spencer Ellsworth writes: The thing about reading Transformers comics: it’s one of those nerd habits that one has to defend in the presence of other nerds. So: If you can get good stories from a rubber bat suit, you can …

Melksham Comic Con 2013 – Bigger, Better, Badasser

Matt Gatty writes for Bleeding Cool: The difficult second album. “We have to get bigger”. Those of you that have been reading Hickman’s run on Avengers will probably be familiar with that line. That line has been the main idea …

Transformers 30th Anniversary Collection Has It All

IDW Publishing announced their Transformers 30th Anniversary collection. The book is edited by Jim Sorenson and contains material by Bob Budiansky, Simon Furman, Mike Costa, James Roberts, Andrew Wildman, Geoff Senior, Pat Lee, Don Figueroa, EJ Su, Alex Milne, Nick …

At The Heart Of Today’s Big Megatron/Optimus Prime Punch Up

Big spoilers here for the ultimate, to-the-death battle between Optimus Prime and Megatron in today’s Transformers: Regeneration #85 that the book has been building up to.  But it’s more than just the life and death of the two characters that …

“The Most Titanic And Revealing Optimus Prime/Megatron Clash Ever” – Simon Furman On Transformers Regeneration One #85

Simon Furman talks Transformers: Regeneration One #85 out this week, the climax of the Loose Ends story arc… Pretty much everyone now knows it features what I hope is the most titanic and revealing Prime/Megatron clash ever. I’d always felt …

IDW To Continue UK Transformers Continuity By Simon Furman And Andrew Wildman

You can only go to so many panels at San Diego Comic Con. I’ve already written how I was the only comics reporter to cover new of the Uglies manga, because I was in the panel before the DCU panel, …

Would IDW Restart Transformers From Marvel Continuity?

It all began with a question and answer session that long time Transformers comic book writer Simon Furman did on his blog and the IDW forums. He wrote “I actually would like to pick up the baton from Marvel issue …