The Transformers (2007) series
Transformers: Movie Prequel
- Main article: Transformers: Movie Prequel
The Movie Prequel is a four-issue mini-series which serves as a prequel to the events of the 2007 Transformers movie. It is co-written by Chris Ryall and Simon Furman, with art by Don Figueroa. The first issue was delayed due to a printing error, eventually being released on March 6, 2007.
Transformers: Movie Prequel Special
Transformers: Movie Prequel Special was a reprinting of two previous movie prequel comics that had been produced in cooperation with Target. It was released on June 18, 2008. Includes:
Transformers: Movie Adaptation
- Main article: Transformers: Movie Adaptation
IDW also printed a four-issue adaptation of the 2007 film, running weekly in June. It was written by Kris Opresko (who also adapted IDW's version of Underworld), with art by Alex Milne. The comic featured bonus material, such as interviews with some of the creative personnel in the film.
Transformers: The Reign of Starscream
- Main article: Transformers: The Reign of Starscream
The Reign of Starscream is a five-issue mini-series that acts as a sequel to the Movie.
Transformers: Saga of the Allspark
Saga of the Allspark is a four-issue series that is a reprinting of the UK Movie comics from Titan Magazine. It can also serve as a prequel to the events of the 2007 Transformers movie, with the exception of the fourth issue which is set just after the movie.
Revenge of the Fallen series
Destiny is a series that serves as both a sequel to The Reign Of Starscream and as a lead in to Revenge of the Fallen, and as such is in direct continuity with the film. Destiny consists of two four-issue story arcs: the first arc, Transformers: Alliance, began in December, 2008, while the concurrent arc Transformers: Defiance debuted the following month.
Alliance is a 4-part comic series that ran from December 2008, to March 2009. It serves as both a sequel to The Reign Of Starscream and as a lead in to Revenge of the Fallen.
Defiance is a 4-part comic series that ran from January to April 2009. Along with Alliance, it serves as both a sequel to The Reign Of Starscream and (as it is set far in Cybertron's past) provides a backstory for Revenge of the Fallen.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Movie Adaptation
Revenge of the Fallen Movie Adaptation is a 4-part series and an adaptation of the second movie, Revenge of the Fallen.
Transformers: Tales of the Fallen
Tales of the Fallen is a 6-part comic series that ran from August 2009, to January 2010. It takes the form of six spotlights, with each issue focusing on a different Revenge of the Fallen character. The six Transformers, whose stories are seen, are: Bumblebee, Sideswipe, Jetfire, The Fallen, Arcee and Ravage. The events in these stories occur before and after Revenge of the Fallen.
Nefarious is a 6-part comic series that ran from March 2010, to August 2010. The story picks up from the end of Revenge of the Fallen and introduces an all-new adversary for the Transformers (Autobot and Decepticon) in the shape of a mysterious, far-reaching and very powerful group of humans with access to enhanced Transformer-tech and maybe even the odd actual Transformer. Seeds for the new series were shown in the final Tales of the Fallen issue, Ravage, and he, along with Soundwave, play key roles in the unfolding drama.
Dark of the Moon series
Transformers: Sector 7
Sector 7 is a 5-part comic series that ran from September 2010, to January 2011. The story tells more about organization Sector 7 and is the first prequel to Transformers: Dark of the Moon. It has an official website with a password of "deceptibot".
A 4-part series. Second prequel to Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Transformers: Rising Storm
A 4-part series. Third prequel to Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Movie Adaptation
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Movie Adaptation is a 4-part series and an adaptation of the third movie, Dark of the Moon.
A 4-chapter series, that comes as an extra in the comic adaptation of Transformers: Dark of the Moon, that is a prequel for the third film.
A 6-chapter series, that comes as an extra with some of Target exclusive toys for Transformers: Dark of the Moon, that is a prequel for the third film.
- ↑ Transformers Toys News and Reviews G1 to Movie - TFormers.com
- ↑ Comics Continuum: IDW Publishing for June
- ↑ IDW Publishing
- ↑ MattBrady (2007-07-27). "Transformers SDCC '07: IDW Panel Report". Newsarama.com. http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=122899. Retrieved 2007-08-01.
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