IDW Publishing Solicitations for September 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 #13—Cover A: Winston Chan
Brian Ruckley (w) • Bethany McGuire-Smith & Anna Malkova (a) • Winston Chan (c)
The hunt is on! Chromia and Prowl launch a massive security operation, desperately trying to track down two murderers. Bumblebee visits an injured Windblade, Orion Pax, Sentinel Prime, and Megatron wrestle for control and influence—and nobody knows whose side (if anyone’s) Termagax and Starscream are on in all of this!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Transformers #13—Cover B: Umi Miyao
Brian Ruckley (w) • Bethany McGuire-Smith & Anna Malkova (a) • Umi Miyao (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by Blacky Shepherd!
Bullet points:
● Now shipping monthly!
● A new arc begins here!
● When things get bad, can Security Operations tell who is friend and who is foe?
● The bold new era continues! Cybertron’s fate hangs in the balance as Transformers begins a new story arc!

Transformers Galaxies #1—Cover A: Livio Ramondelli
Tyler Bleszinski (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a & c)
Cybertron, a planet of vast beauty and extraordinary cities, wasn’t always so perfect. After the War Against the Threefold Spark, Cybertron was decimated, and new bots—the Constructicons—emerged to help rebuild it grander and more amazing than ever before. But where are these bots now? Why have they been erased from Cybertron’s history? And what are they planning to do about it? Find out in “Constructicons Rising,” Part One!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Transformers Galaxies #1—Cover B: Nick Roche
Tyler Bleszinski (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Nick Roche (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by George Caltsoudas!
Order 25 copies and get one free variant cover by TBD!
Order any number of copies and receive your order fully returnable!
Bullet points:
● Written by one of the founders of Vox Media, Tyler Bleszinski!
● An all-new series set in-universe, exploring the many characters and ideas in the Transformers galaxy!
● A spotlight on the Constructicons and their ultimate destructive form—Devastator!
● The bold new era continues!
● Exploring the Transformers universe beyond Cybertron!

Transformers/Ghostbusters #4 (of 5)—Cover A: Dan Schoening
Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a & c)
“GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON”, PART 4! The Ghostbusters and their Autobot allies search the greater New York City area for the missing ghost of Starscream—and discover something much worse has been drawn to Earth. Can our heroes overcome this evil ectoplasmic entity before it utterly annihilates everything in order to achieve its ends? Find out in the penultimate chapter of this team-up for the ages: TRANSFORMERS/GHOSTBUSTERS “GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON” #4!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Transformers/Ghostbusters #4 (of 5)—Cover B: Alex Milne
Erik Burnham (w) • Dan Schoening (a) • Alex Milne (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
*Retailer incentives:
Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by Chris Panda!
Bullet points:
● Prime gets slimed!
● Celebrating 35 years of these two legendary pop culture franchises—TRANSFORMERS and GHOSTBUSTERS!
● The crossover three-and-a-half decades in the making!
● 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!

Transformers Legacy: The Art of Transformers Packaging
Jim Sorenson, William Forster (w)
Presenting hundreds of beautifully airbrushed paintings from the iconic first decade of The Transformers, as archived by Hasbro, Takara, and private collectors around the world. Extras include never-before-seen artwork from toys that never were, original design sketches, catalog artwork, and more.
TPB • FC • $29.99 • 304 pages • 8-1/2” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-571-5
Bullet points:
● Available in November.

Transformers: The IDW Collection Phase Two, Vol. 10
Mairghread Scott, John Barber, Nick Roche, James Roberts (w) • Nick Roche, Corin Howell, Andrew Griffith (a) • Marcelo Matere (c)
Collects issues #44–45 of The Transformers series, issues #45–49 of More Than Meets The Eye, issues #6–7 of Windblade Vol. 2, the Sins of the Wreckers mini-series, the Combiner Hunters one-shot, and the Holiday Special.
HC • FC • $49.99 • 360 pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-584-5
Bullet points:
● Available in December.