Review: Revolutionaries #2

(IDW – 2017)
Writer: John Barber
Art: Fico Ossio
Colors: Sebastian Cheng
Letters Tom B Long
Regular Cover: Tradd Moore & Felipe Sobreiro
One of the REVOLOUTIONARIES is M.I.A following Mayday’s (Ayana Jones) recent team up with ROM the Space Knight to lead her fledgling team into battle against Major Bludd and the Oktober Guard after a strange artefact released Dire Wraith energies in Verenya Schleteva. Now in REVOLOUTIONARIES #2 Mayday’s team sets out to rescue Action Man and the find mysterious Talisman, along with a little help from the diminutive visitors from Microspace, the Micronauts!  Their mission will cause them to lock swords with the all-new Storm Shadow, and she’s not someone who backs down without a fight! Continue reading

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Review: Revolutionaries #1

(IDW -2017)

Writer: John Barber
Art: Fico Ossio
Colors: Sebastian Cheng
Letters Tom B Long
Regular Cover: Tradd Moore & Felipe Sobreiro

From the aftermath of IDW’s REVOLUTION crossover event comes REVOLUTIONARIES #1, and the future begins here with this brand new ongoing series from The REVOLUTION creative team of John Barber and Fico Ossio. A sudden burst of Dire Wraith-like energy sets in motion a spellbinding confrontation between Mayday’s (Ayana Jones) new squad, ROM, Major Bludd and the Oktober Guard; and it provides the catalyst to bring an unlikely new team togetherÖ The REVOLOUTIONARIES! But the secrets they might uncover could well have ominous ramifications for the world, and even the entire universe itself! Continue reading

Review: Revolution #5

(IDW – 2016)
Writers: John Barber & Cullen Bunn
Art: Fico Ossio
Colors: Sebastian Cheng
Letters Tom B Long
Regular Cover: Tradd Moore & Felipe Sabreiro

The final battle rages at the gates of Autobot City in REVOLUTION #5, as the Transformers, ROM, Micronauts, G.I JOE, Action Man, and M.A.S.K, are faced with the terrifying consequences of Baron Karza’s enerchange with the Ore 13 empowered Dire Wraith leader. The fate of Earth, Cybertron, and Microspace now hang in the balance as new alliances are forged to confront the terrifying wrath of Baron Karza! Continue reading

Review: Revolution #4

(IDW-2016)
Writers: John Barber & Cullen Bunn
Art: Fico Ossio
Colors: Sebastian Cheng
Letters Tom B Long
Regular Cover: Art Tradd Moore / Colors Felipe Sobreiro

Autobot City has been infiltrated in REVOLUTION #4 by the only human on Earth capable of succeeding in such a mission – Snake Eyes. With relations between the Transformers and humanity strained to breaking point, together with ROM’s mission to vanquish the Dire Wraiths and the arrival of the Micronauts from Microspace, the conflict surrounding Ore 13 now reaches a major turning point. Snake Eyes confronts Optimus Prime as the forces of G.I. J.O.E, Miles Mayhem, and M.A.S.K prepare to move into action, but nothing can prepare the heroes of the IDW universe for what they are about to face as the battle lines are drawn! Continue reading

Review: Transformers Revolution #1

 

(IDW – 2016)

Writer: John Barber

Artist: Andrew Griffith
Colors: Thomas Deer
Letters: Gilberto Lazcand
Regular Cover: Marcelo Matere

Thundercracker and Buster the dog must race to the rescue in Transformers REVOLUTION #1, as former Earth Defence Command Director Marissa Faireborn battles to save the President from the Dire Wraiths. IDW Publishingís major crossover REVOLUTION event now bring us the most unlikely alliance of all between Transformer, dog, droids, and humans, as the fight to contain Ore 13 and stop the Dire Wraiths reaches the White House itself! Continue reading

Review: Revolution #3

(IDW 2016)
Writers: John Barber & Cullen Bunn
Art: Fico Ossio
Colors: Sebastian Cheng
Letters Tom B Long

The Micronauts have travelled from Microspace, brining terror and entropy from their universe into our own, and ROM is determined to destroy it! Captain Oziron “Oz” Rael and the crew of the Heliopolis become caught up in the conflict on Earth between the Transformers, Action Man, G.I. JOE, M.A.S.K, and ROM the Space Knight in REVOLUTION #3, as battle lines are drawn. But when M.A.S.K’s Matt Trakker uncovers the truth about the Transformers, Miles Mayhem and G.I. JOE Commander Scarlet have some explaining to do, and after observing events from the sidelines the nefarious Baron Karza prepares to strike. Continue reading

Review: Revolution #2

(IDW 2016)
Writers: John Barber & Cullen Bunn
Art: Fico Ossio
Colors: Sebastian Cheng
Letters Tom B Long

Is ROM the Space Knight a murderer? That’s the burning question that fuels the growing conflict on all fronts in REVOLUTION #2 as the explosive threat of Ore 13 grips the world. As Optimus Prime and the Autobots resolve to hunt ROM down and make him pay for attacking the human forces of G.I. JOE., Commander Scarlet Shana O’Hara must now come to terms with G.I. JOE’s losses, and seek assistance from the only people who can help her save the planet – Miles Mayhem and the special operatives of M.A.S.K Continue reading

Review: Transformers #55

(IDW Publishing 2016)

Writer: John Barber

Art: Andrew Griffith

Colors: Josh Burcham

Letters: Tom B Long

All Hail Optimus reaches its thrilling conclusion in IDW Publishing’s Transformers #55, a Titan has risen at Prime’s command in Monument Valley on Earth, the political intrigue on Cybertron has reached a crucial turning point, and the conflict between Transformers and humans forces caused by Optimus Prime’s annexing of Earth now becomes a desperate last ditch attempt to stop Galvatron escaping in a climatic final showdown in space. Continue reading

Review: Transformer #54

(IDW 2016)
Writer: John Barber
Art: Andrew Griffith
Colors: Josh Burcham
Letters: Tom B Long

The full implications of Optimus Prime’s choice to annex Earth as part of Cybertron’s Council of Worlds begin to unfold in IDW Publishing’s Transformers #54, as All Hail Optimus: Part 5 sees Optimus’ new alliance with Soundwave quickly running into trouble. Continue reading

Review: Transformers 52

(IDW 2016)

Writer: John Barber

Art: Livid Ramdondelli

Letters: Tom B Long

Regular Cover: Andrew Griffith & Josh Burcham

The brand new era continues in IDW’s Transformers #52 as All Hail Optimus: Part 3 builds on the implications of Optimus Prime’s decision to annex Earth and make it part of Cybertron’s Council of Worlds during the series’ blockbusting 50th issue. Optimus may have declared that Earth is his territory now, but a recent face-off between the Autobots and the EDC on the lawn of the White House has only compound the situation and soured relations.  In order to achieve his goal Optimus Prime realizes he must now reach out to Cybertron and form a coalition with some old friends, and even some of his oldest enemies. Continue reading

Review: Transformers #45

(IDW 2015)

Writer: John Barber

Art: Andrew Griffith

Colors: Josh Perez

With a tenuous peace existing on Cybertron, the alliance with Earth Defense Command as Soundwave’s Decepticon commune is constructed in orbit around Jupiter, and the Autobots close to deciphering the secret code in the Onyx systems Galvetron’s Decepticons are ready to uses this current state of disunity to their advantage. Continue reading