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TRANSFORMERS: Windblade #5 Review

While Robots In Disguise has gone through various changes, including plot and name, issues like Transformers: Windblade #5 make me wonder why things aren’t the other way around. Why can’t Windblade be a more permanent character? The official description from IDW: RACE AGAINST THE LIGHT! On VELOCITRON, racing isn’t a sport—it’s a matter of life […]

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Transformers: Robots In Disguise #42 Review

Transformers: Robots In Disguise #42 is one of those issues that offers a lot at first glance yet, after a second read through, starts to appear a little shallow. Still, thats the problem with being an epilogue, no matter how much you offer, you’re either summing up whats already happened or teasing something else. First, […]

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Transformers #41 Review

As the Combiner Wars event swings into the second half, Transformers #41 starts to bring more action and quicker, faster developments. While this feels off with the slower pacing, it does feel all the more substancial as a result. The official description from IDW: DESPERATE ACTIONS! As the SPACEBRIDGE reaches across the stars, will anyone […]

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #39 Review

Taking a quick break between bigger arcs, Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #39 offers a simple one-shot that leads into the upcoming developments. With a return to the Decepticon Justice Division, this issue might not be the big humour-fest that regular readers are use to. The official description from IDW: RETURN OF THE D.J.D.! […]

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TRANSFORMERS: WINDBLADE #1 Review

While this latest big flashy arc looks to be much better than Dark Cybertron, it does bounce around a few titles. This time, the second issue is Transformers: Windblade #1, the first in a three part miniseries. The last Windblade miniseries was great and, well, there’s a lot of potential here. The official description from […]

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Transformers #39 Review

Okay, Transformers #39 or Combiner Wars: Opening Salvo , call this issue what you like. The main crux of the matter is, for a title that’s gone through some changes over the last year, is this recent development a step in the right direction, or just a cheap cash-in to summer toy launches? First off, […]

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #38 Review

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #38 marks the end of the Elegant Chaos arc and, despite it’s brevity, demonstrates how to pack a lot in at every given opportunity. It’s quirky, funny, action-packed and, well, just brilliant. The official description from IDW: JOURNEY’S END! Across time, across space, from prewar Messatine to postwar CYBERTRON—it’s […]

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ADVANCE REVIEW! D4ve #1

Does this odd-ball somewhat real-world comedy compute? Read on to find out. The official description from IDW: Primetime TV; mortgages; traffic jams. The robots conquered earth, wiping out all life in the galaxy, but nothing changed. Meet D4VE, the greatest robot war hero, now trapped behind a desk at a soul-sucking day job. Can something, […]

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Transformers: Drift: Empire of Stone #3 Review

As the penultimate chapter, Transformers: Drift: Empire of Stone #3 does suffer from the typical condition of most penultimate issues – it serves to build up to the final chapter. Still, there are more than a few handful surprises inside and, all in all, it’s entirely justified as an issue in it’s own right. The […]

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Transformers: Punishment Review

Transformers: Punishment is an interesting title, as far as one-shots go. It’s been hinted at, yet the entire product still feels very much out of the blue. Similarly, it’s style and design is a little different to the more recent comics, suggesting an approach similar to Monstrosity and Primacy but without the grander, epic setting. […]

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Transformers: Days of Deception #37 Review

For a series with a small scale and large implications for it’s own universe, Transformers: Days of Deception has had a certain amount of difficulty when it come to scale and timing. On one hand, it wants to try story driven action yet, on the other hand, it keeps racing ahead as if its getting […]

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Transformers: Days of Decepticon #36 Review

Transformers: Days of Decepticon #36 really kicks the new plot into gear – even if I’m not sure we were done with the old one. Ah well, how’s this new ‘Days of Decepticon’ malarky holding up? First, the official description from IDW: DAYS OF DECEPTION! All-out war erupts on the streets of Tokyo when PROWL […]

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #35 Review

For a title that likes going in weird and wacky tangents, Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #35 sure knows how to do it well. This issue juxtaposes two different storylines together, marries them up by the end, yet somehow ends up being an entertaining read whatever page your on. The official description from IDW: […]

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Transformers: Primacy #4 Review

Well, here it is, Transformers: Primacy #4. This is the final chapter in the 4-part series, so how well does it fair up? The last few issues have added plenty of action, so how does this issue manage to wrap everything up? The official description from IDW: END OF THE ROAD! The final secrets of […]

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Transformers: Days of Decepticon #35 Review

So, Robots In Disguise has a new name as of Transformers: Days of Decepticon #35. Before we get into this ‘new’ title, can I just go on record and say I don’t like the new name. Robots In Disguise worked.. Days of Decepticon looks like the current arc, not the title’s ongoing future…. The official […]

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #34 Review

So, after a very successful storyline last time, Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #34 has to deliver to the bar it set itself. That isn’t an easy task given what we’ve been use to, so where does this latest offering sit? The official description from IDW: THE DILEMMA! On a planet dedicated to Right […]

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #33

Well, it’s been a good ride and Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #33 winds down on its first real plot after Dark Cybertron. While the latter didn’t set much of a standard, More Than Meets The Eye continues to raise its own bar. The official description from IDW: REVELATIONS! The fate of an entire planet […]

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Transformers: Primacy #2 Review

After an explosive first issue, Transformers: Primacy #2 has a lot to build on. Part 2 in a 4 part series, there are still plenty of signs to be read and Transformers fans will want to give this issue a read. The official description from IDW: DECEPTICONS ASSEMBLE! The war for CYBERTRON begins in earnest! […]

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TRANSFORMERS: PRIMACY #1 Review

Following in the wake of Autocracy and Monstrosity, Transformers: Primacy #1 follows a tried and tested pattern. Is this more of the same, or is the formula improving? Either way I’m not sure many will complain. THE WAR FOR CYBERTRON! Optimus Prime versus Megatron. Autobots versus Decepticons. At the dawn of the conflict, battle lines […]

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