The most recent batch of Transformers comic book solicitations was released by IDW Publishing, with a healthy list of books slated for release in May. The lesson Beast wars the series reaches its fourth issue, with the Brian Ruckley Transformers series getting both its normal monthly release and an annual edition despite its poor reception among the fandom. The Annual is highlighted by the return of Transformers fan-favorite artist Alex Milne, so it’s probably worth the entry fee just for the visuals. All this in addition to the magic of friendship and a prior solicitation for the August the release of the next hardcover trade awaits.
Check out all of the solicitation information below, and to support any of these series, ask your local comic book store how to order copies of all of these issues in advance. Click here to find a comic book store near you.
Transformers: Beast Wars # 4 — Cover A: Josh Burcham
Erik Burnham (f) • Josh Burcham (a and c)
The beast war rages on! When a critically injured Maximal and a treacherous Predacon collide with an incredibly dangerous native beast, they will have to team up to make it out alive. Even then, Megatron leads the Predacons on a hunting expedition for their traitor and escaped captive, and they take no prisoners!
FC • 32 pages • $ 3.99
Transformers: Beast Wars # 4 — Cover B: Dan Schoening
Erik Burnham (f) • Josh Burcham (a) • Dan Schoening (c)
Transformers Annual 2021 – SPOTLIGHT
Brian Ruckley (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)
“Luminous star”. Vigilem, an ancient force, a cybertronian Titan, a seemingly unstoppable engine, has broken the link between Cybertron and its moon. Lodestar remains the only other active Titan and, along with his townsman, Lightbright, has been tasked with bringing Vigilem home or bringing him down. When Vigilem flees to a colony ruled by Thunderwing and his minions, Lightbright, Lodestar and the Technobots will have to undertake the most dangerous mission of their lives in pursuit of the Titan!
FC • 48 pages • $ 5.99
Transformers Annual 2021 Retail Incentives: Variant Coverage by Freddie E. Williams!
Transformers # 31 — Cover A: Diego “Novanim” Zúñiga
Brian Ruckley (f) • Anna Malkova (a) • Diego “Novanim” Zúñiga (c)
“Lord of Misrule: Test Flight I”. Optimus Prime’s Autobots are starting to unravel. They need energy and supplies that they simply cannot access. But Perceptor has a plan: If he can override Jumpstream’s teleportation powers, the Autobots will have all kinds of new access to Cybertron. Of course, it depends on how well the experience goes and things can never be so easy …
FC • 32 pages • $ 3.99
Transformers # 31 — Cover B: Chris Panda
Brian Ruckley (f) • Anna Malkova (a) • Chris Panda (c)
Transformers # 31 Retail Incentives: Variant Cover by George Caltsoudas!
My Little Pony / Transformers II # 2 (of 4) —Cover A: Tony Fleecs — SPOTS
Ian Flynn, Sam Maggs (w) • Priscilla Tramontano, Trish Forstner (a) • Tony Fleecs (c)
The Seekers and the Wonderbolts have formed a difficult alliance: Can Starscream and Rainbow Dash work together to stop the evil that is attacking Cybertron ?! Plus, Applejack and Wildwheel face off in a wild and savage showdown for the ages!
FC • 32 pages • $ 3.99
My Little Pony / Transformers II # 2 (of 4) —Cover B: Bethany McGuire-Smith — SPOTS
Ian Flynn, TBD (w) • Priscilla Tramontano, Trish Forstner (a) • Bethany McGuire-Smith (c)
* Retail Incentives: Variant Coverage by Jon Gray!
Transformers, Vol. 4: Declaration of war
Brian Ruckley (w) • Anna Malkova, Fico Ossio, Beth McGuire-Smith (a) • Cryssy Cheung (c)
The daring new vision of the Transformers universe continues, filled with diplomatic drama, techno-thriller twists… and giant and sensitive robots!
The Decepticons have officially overthrown the Senate – with the Autobots out of power and Sentinel Prime deposed, it looks like Megatron’s vision for the future will take over. But not if the new Prime can rally what remains of Senate security and guard operations into a resistance! Meanwhile, as the Autobots and Decepticons declare war on each other, a group of Cybertron’s top scientists and diplomats launch a plan to bring in those not interested in fighting, including the A’ovan alien refugees living on Cybertron, a way out of the devastation to come.
Collect Transformers # 25-30, the special Valentine’s Day one-shot and Transformers: Escape # 1-5.
HC • FC • $ 49.99 • 280 pages • 7 “x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-806-8
Available in August.
Credits): IDW publication
Re: IDW Transformers Comics Solicitations for May 2021 (2096090)
Posted by ScottyP on Feb 21, 2021 at 10:37 a.m. CST
These came out two days ago and a certain site administrator (that was me) forgot to remove them from the media server until this morning. February is such a short month that I’m going to use it as an excuse, but ignore it – sorry!