IDW Publishing Solicitations for August 2019

IDW Publishing have released their solicitations for Transformers comics due for release in July 2019. Read on to check out the details!

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Transformers #11—Cover A: James Raiz
Brian Ruckley (w) • Andrew Griffith & Beth McGuire-Smith (a) • James Raiz (c)
Chromia and Windblade raid a Rise base in search for clues about the identity of Brainstorm’s murderer, only to be discovered—and the Rise isn’t happy. Meanwhile, Bumblebee sees his first bit of action as the Ascenticon Guard is called to defend a building under siege!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Transformers #11—Cover B: George Caltsoudas
Brian Ruckley (w) • Andrew Griffith & Beth McGuire-Smith (a) • George Caltsoudas (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by Guido Guidi!
Bullet points:
● As questions are answered, more mysteries abound!
● Who commands the Rise?

Transformers #12—Cover A: Alex Milne
Brian Ruckley (w) • TBD (a) • Alex Milne (c)
Out in the vast galaxy, Cybertronian explorers encounter all manner of beings—some friendly and some in stern opposition to Cybertronian expansion. When relations start to crumble and violence is threatened, there’s only one bot to turn to—Nautica, head of xeno-relations.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Transformers #12—Cover B: Kei Zama
Brian Ruckley (w) • TBD (a) • Kei Zama (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies and get one free Cybertron travel poster variant cover by Jeffrey Veregge!
Bullet points:
● All your favorite Transformers characters as you’ve never seen them before!
● The return of both Alex Milne (Transformers: Unicron) and Kei Zama (Optimus Prime)!

Transformers ’84 #0—Cover A: Guido Guidi
Simon Furman (w) • Guido Guidi (a & c)
An all-new prequel to the original 1984 Transformers #1! Celebrating 35 years of TRANSFORMERS!
War has gripped the planet Cybertron, but an even deadlier threat looms—an asteroid belt powerful enough to destroy the metal world unless Autobot Field Commander Optimus Prime and his heroic recruits can clear a path for the planet. But what other motivations does Prime have for this mission? And how does it tie to a secret on Earth in the eleventh century?
FC • 36 pages • $4.99
*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies and receive your order fully returnable!
Bullet points:
● Celebrating 35 years of TRANSFORMERS!
● Reuniting the Transformers: Regeneration One team of Simon Furman and Guido Guidi!

Transformers/Ghostbusters #3 (of 5)—Cover A: Dan Schoening
Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Dan Schoening (c)
“GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON”, PART 3! The 35th anniversary meeting between Transformers and Ghostbusters continues! Ectotron came to Earth and found a situation far more complicated than he was expecting, which means Optimus Prime is going to need to be brought into the picture. But until Optimus can arrive, Ectotron takes the opportunity to join the Ghostbusters on a case and observe the paranormal. And don’t forget about the ghost of Starscream!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Transformers/Ghostbusters #3 (of 5)—Cover B: Nick Roche
Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Priscilla Tramontano (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by Philip Murphy!
Bullet points:
● Prime gets slimed!
● Featuring a brand-new Autobot—Ectotron—and other crossover surprises!
● Written and illustrated by the long-time fan-favorite Ghostbusters creative team of Erik Burnham, Dan Schoening, and Luis Antonio Delgado!
● Five action-packed interconnecting covers from series artist Dan Schoening!
● The series will also include covers from superstar artists like Nick Roche, Alex Milne, Paulina Ganucheau, Priscilla Tramontano, and more!