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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: More Than Meets The Eye #41 Review

From the outset of Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #41, you could expect a grim storyline. Heck, it’s got a funeral and the series has dealt with similar themes before. What we have, however, is much more the opposite. Whether that’s an improvement or not may very well split the audience. The official description […]

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Transformers #40 Review

While the “Combiner Wars” title isn’t very apparent so far, Transformers #40 continues the trend in this latest issue, with a big cross-over arc that teases more political aspects than it does simple fighitng. Honestly, I can’t tell what I prefer, but there are some definite improvements here and – at the very least – […]

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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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Goodbye, Leonard Nimoy R.I.P.

One of the brightest spots in our galaxy has gone out. Leonard Nimoy passed away today at age 83 and whether you were a Star Trek fan or not there’s no denying his iconic portrayal of the complex character, Spock. Every scene he shared with his fellow cast members brought new depth to the Vulcan scientist […]

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DIVINITY #1 Review

Divinity #1 begins as a very grounded, very real, space adventure which is well on it’s way in to a space, time, sci-fi fantasy of God-like proportions. The official description from Valiant: At the height of the Cold War, the Soviet Union – determined to win the Space Race at any cost – green lit […]

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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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God Hates Astronauts #5 Review

For a series that’s proven itself as varied, hilarious and utterly capable of delivering, God Hates Astronauts #5 has a lot to live up to. While it has a few bumps along the way, this fifth issue definately holds up to the kind of high standard we’ve seen so far. The official description from Image: […]

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Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #36 Review

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #36 is a great example of how to not get bogged down in details and just have fun. Or, in other words, how do stop worrying about time travel. It’s not perfect, but it’s thoroughly enjoyable. First, the official description from IDW: OUTLAWS! Before the war, Orion Pax was […]

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ARMY OF DARKNESS #1 Review

In space no one can hear you scream! But can they hear you fire off your boomstick? Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: As the Chosen One, Ash has seen some strange things and visited some strange times and places. But nothing has prepared him for this! Catapulted into the depths […]

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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: 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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Concrete Park: R-E-S-P-E-C-T #2 Review

Is this a riveting comic? Or a worthless book? Read on to find out. The official description from Dark Horse: An exile on a strange new world, Isaac plunges deeper into danger with the slippery Silas, a nonhuman gang leader. Luca is hunted by the monstrous Potato King, and war engulfs Scare City! Concrete Park—a […]

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Transformers: Windblade #4 Review

Transformers: Windblade #4 has been a fun romp through the current Transformers setting, but it had very little clues as to which direction it would end on. Well, now we know, so how is it? First, the official description from IDW: PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE! WINDBLADE seeks out the last refuge she has left, the living […]

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Transformers: Windblade #3 Review

The penultimate issue of this four part series, Transformers: Windblade #3 does what few third issues do: not only does it move the plot along coherently, it does so in a fun, vibrant manner that remains fresh and lively. The official description from IDW: THE FATE OF CYBERTRON! WINDBLADE learns more about the new face […]

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