The decepticons have learned that the earth has an abundant amount of fuel and decide that in order to win their battle against the autobots they should capitalize on these resources. Simon furman cut his comic book teeth editorially on scream. The original the transformers comic ultimately ran monthly from 1984 to 1991, spanning 80 issues with multiple extra miniseries in the us. There have been three main publishers of the comic book series bearing the name. Download and read online for free transformers by alan dean foster.
It consisted of reprinted material from the american transformers comic, as well as original uk material. The headmasters, powermasters, triggermasters, throttlebots. In the shows, the introduction of most of these new characters was rather abrupt surprising considering how many episodes made up the second season. In the beginning, marvel comics held the rights to transformers comics in the us and uk, owing to their hand in developing the characters and story for hasbro. The 15 best transformers stories of all time screenrant. Issue three debuts the more than meets the eye subtitle that has been inseparable from the transformers comics ever since the longstanding rivalry between starscream a cowardly, scheming lieutenant in the form of a fighter jet and. Script by bob budiansky and art by alan kupperberg. Titan books 20012010 clubcon 20012016 dreamwave 20022004 devils due 20032007 idw publishing 2005now current transformers comics from idw publishing under construction. When optimus primes ship full of autobots is attacked by megatron and the decepticons, the spaceship crashlands on earth. The format of the comic changed several times during its sevenyear run. The uk the transformers comic was weekly, and added a ton of extra stories.
Convergence, a fourpart prose story written by john barber. Walruslaw has completed the epic task of uploading over 1600 storyboard images from the original 1986 transformers movie. The transformers boast a deep mystical mythology akin to star wars and the weighty concepts of war philosophy and moral ambiguities of star trek. Transformers annual 19851987, 19891992 a yearly series of hardback books with a mix of new comics, reprinted comics, text stories and features. Titan books 20012010 clubcon 20012016 dreamwave 20022004 devils due 20032007 idw publishing. The transformers 1984 comic read the transformers 1984. Transformers universe is the title of several comic book series based on the transformers series by hasbro. Get the best deals on transformers comics when you shop the largest online. Starts off reprinting material from transformers marvel, 1984 series, but it. Refine your search for comic the transformers 1985. Transformers they once lived on a distant planet, which was destroyed by the ravages of wara war waged between the legions who worship chaos and those who follow freedom.
It also had a uk sister title that spliced original stories into the continuity, running for 332 issues. This was followed by a second volume titled transformers. As well as the transformers cartoon, there was at the same time a comic published by marvel comics. While it continued the story of the transformers, the series only lasted a year. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Jun 01, 2017 the transformers identification and price guide book by mark bellomo is the best resource there is for transformers g1 and g2 collectors. Early comic book version of the famous transforming robots. It is sometimes stated that the comic came before the cartoon. Lot of 65 vintage transformers marvel 1985 comic book. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Although frequently used to simply refer to the original 19841991 marvel comic series, 19841987 animated series, the term encompasses all transformers fiction from 1984 to 1992. Originally scheduled as a four issue miniseries, it spawned a mythology that would inform other versions of the saga.
Set on the planet cybertron after the events of the last issue of the original marvel transformers comic series, minicons created by the last autobot are restoring cybertron for the return of their larger autobot and decepticon brothers who are in space. Transformers comic was that new characters were constantly being introduced, mirroring the range of characters released for the toy line. Initially a line of transforming mecha toys rebranded from takaras diaclone and microman toylines, the toy line began in 1984 with the transformers toy line, and centers on extraterrestrial factions of sentient selfconfiguring modular robotic lifeforms often the autobots and the. Transformers based on the toy lines of the same name. Dark of the moon adaptation tpb each issue also features part of transformers. The transformers later retitled as transformers is a comic book series by idw publishing, based upon hasbros transformers characters and toy line following dreamwave productions bankruptcy in 2005, idw picked up the rights and hired longtime transformers writer simon furman to craft a rebooted generation 1based continuity, similar to ultimate marvel. In its decadeslong history, the franchise has expanded to encompass comic books, animation, video games and films. Transformers identification and price guide pdf book comic. The transformers identification and price guide book by mark bellomo is the best resource there is for transformers g1 and g2 collectors. Transformers comics price guide sell my comic books. There are 6 transformers comic book series listed below.
Marvel and furman were tapped once again for the tiein comic to transformers. View and download original transformers g1 toy catalogs from 1984 to 1987. Mustering his surviving allies, he sets out to put his own plan in motion. A 2007 transformers classicverse story by greg sepelak and s. It is chockfull of transformers toys from 1984 through to the end of the line in 1990. Several million years later, the robots wake up and continue their fight on this strange new world.
The decepticon ravage is prowling the city and recognizes busters friends jessie and o as. Transformers collected comics 19851994 a companion series, reprinting entire stories from the main marvel uk run hence the name, in many ways a precursor of the modern trade paperback. Popular features include daily news, toy galleries, a message board, a. This website is not created or run by either hasbro, kenner, takara, marvel comics, dreamwave productions, devils due publishing, titan books, dk publishing, idw publishing, atari, melbourne house, dreamworks skg, paramount pictures, or any other company whose characters or products are mentioned on the website. These are the 15 best transformers stories of all time. At the same time, ratchet and buster try to help and get into the ark which has been taken over by the decepticons in the new order.
Transformers by alan dean foster at the best online ebook storage. Tthe official continuation of the blockbuster transformers movie begins here. Generation 2, which ran for 12 issues starting in 1993. So if you and your armada can deal with it right now, dive in and take a look. As buster drives through the city, bumblebee explains to him how the transformers came to be on earth and why they are there. Transformers identification and price guide pdf book. Dec 15, 2016 the transformers boast a deep mystical mythology akin to star wars and the weighty concepts of war philosophy and moral ambiguities of star trek. Defeated and captured by the decepticons, the autobots try to regroup and come up with a plan. When megatron falls in battle, starscream assumes the role of decepticon leader on earth. In the shows, the introduction of most of these new characters was rather abrupt surprising considering how many episodes made up. Although the comic outlived the animated series by a number of years, the animated series is more widely recognised.
Transformers 1984 marvel 1st printing comic books 19811985. Generation 2 an extreme 90s reissue of older toys whose cartoon was literally old episodes with random cgi thrown in. The first comic book was printed in 1986 by marvel comics as a character guide, while later series printed by 3h enterprises contained fiction for the transformers. After some various random series by assorted publisher, the.
Transformers, masks, beast, geek stuff, comic books, action, war, models, comics. Naast deze drie hoofdpublicaties zijn er ook enkele kleinere publicaties. In search of a powerful energy source that is essential to the survival of their race, they have now come to earth. The transformers was an 80issue american comic book series published by marvel comics telling the story of the transformers. Initially a line of transforming mecha toys rebranded from takaras diaclone and microman toylines, the toy line began in 1984 with the transformers toy line, and centers on extraterrestrial factions of sentient selfconfiguring modular robotic lifeforms often. Popular features include daily news, toy galleries, a message board, a podcast, and more than meets the eye. When the well of reprintable material ran dry, british talent was enlisted to fill in the gaps with new stories. Transformers is a media franchise, produced by american toy company hasbro and japanese toy company takara tomy. The term generation 1, or g1, is a retronym, coined after the advent of 1992s transformers. Transformers 1984 marvel 1st printing comic books mycomicshop. Read over 75,000 comics and over 700 free comics available from publishers such as marvel, dc, image, boom, idw, top shelf, and oni press on your iphone, ipad, kindle fire, android, windows, browser and more.
Also, giant alien robots kick the crap out of each other. Published largely biweekly from 1984 to 1990, marvel uks the transformers was, like most of the imprints titles, comprised of choppedup reprints of the us comic. Symbiote spiderman 2019 actor presents spiderman and the incredible hulk 2003 adventures of spiderman 1996 1997 age of heroes 2010 age of ultron 20 alias 2001 2003 alpha flight 1983 1994 alpha. Babys first deadpool book 1998 balder the brave 1985 battle scars 2011 2012 battlefield 1952 1953 beauty and the beast 1985 before the fantastic four. The first series was produced by marvel comics from 1984 to 1991, which ran for 80 issues and produced four spinoff miniseries. By the time that the title celebrated its 50th issue, the number of characters had grown to truly excessive levels. The uk the transformers comic was weekly, and added a ton of extra stories woven into and around. Weve been busy listing new transformers, comic books and other collectible.1378 1497 621 590 1226 717 1261 1568 983 1262 992 1178 687 157 426 727 1571 544 661 471 1552 326 505 808 589 207 42 1007 528 212