John Barber



Transformers Unicron Super-Mega-Crossover Finale Event Will Be Fully Returnable

Last month, we learned that IDW plans to end their Transformers comic book universe in the only way they know how: with a super-mega-crossover event. Transformers: Unicron by John Barber, Alex Milne, and Sebastian Cheng will run for six-issues bi-weekly this summer, kicking off with a #0 issue for Free Comic Book Day. And now, as announced during IDW’s presentation at […]

Alan Moore’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen the Tempest Begins at Last: IDW Publishing June 2018 Solicits

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest #1 from the legendary Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neil is released at last this June. Plus, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Bodycount is reprinted, the new Orphan Black series begins, Kull ends with an Annual, and more from IDW Publishing. Details below. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest #1—Cover A: Kevin O’Neill—GEM OF THE MONTH Alan Moore (w) • […]

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John Barber and Todd Nauck Take Teen Spider-Man to Science Camp in Digital Series ‘Spidey: School’s Out’

Marvel has announced a new six-issue digital series by writer John Barber, artist Todd Nauck, colorist Rachelle Rosenberg, and cover artist David Nakayama. Called Spidey: School’s Out, sees Peter Parker, one year into his tenure as Spider-Man, spending the Summer at Tony Stark’s science camp. Marvel media partner CBR has the EXCLUSSSIVE announcement, along with quotes from the creative […]

Doctor Strange #26 Review: Strange Will Be Just Fine (Hopefully)

In an ancient catacomb beneath New York (which has simultaneously always and never been there), a trio of sorcerers seek out an artifact. However, they are chased by an unknown evil, and they never reach their destination. In the present day, Doctor Strange and Zelma Stanton pick up where they left off, but the evil […]

‘Doctor Strange’ #25 Review: A Solid One-Off Tale

It’s business as usual for Doctor Strange once more. However, that’s actually a pretty morbid and surreal day. As such, Greenwich Village is turning into a horde of murderous demons, and Strange’s apprentice, Zelma Stanton, is not excluded from this. This exact scenario is actually really familiar for Doctor Strange, but he’s not sure why […]


Editorial Changes At IDW, 2 Up And 1 Out

IDW has announced that two of their editors have been promoted. Editor Sarah Gaydos has been promoted to Group Editor and Denton Tipton has been promoted to Senior Editor. Gaydos joined IDW in 2013 after six years with Wildstorm / DC. She has been in charge of the Star Trek and Disney lines. With the […]



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 teases, for the event named “Dawn of the Autobots.” The teaser photos and promos created […]

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 get good stories about shape-changing robots. Damn good stories, at times. That’s the law of […]

New Transformers/G.I. Joe On-Gong Series Coming From IDW

Two of the most popular comic book franchises of all-time,TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, will be going head-to-head in a brand-new ongoing series debuting next summer! Written and drawn by comic luminary Tom Scioli (Godland, American Barbarian) with co-writer and TRANSFORMERS veteran John Barber (TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE, FALL OF CYBERTRON), these classic characters will explode off the page like never before! Based on the […]