The Future of IDW’s “Transformers”

  Posted in Comics and Books on September 22nd, 2011 by andersonh1

New IDW editor John Barber, Hasbro’s Senior Global Publishing Manager Michael Kelly and IDW’s Director of Marketing and Public Relations AnnaMaria White recently held a press conference to discuss upcoming plans for IDW’s Transformers series. Spoilers abound in the article, so if you don’t want to know what’s coming, avoid reading any further.

IDW Publishing and Hasbro held a press conference call Wednesday to present the future of “Transformers” comics — a future that, it would appear, does not include the famed leader of the Autobots. Following the two-stream “Chaos” arc now running biweekly in the “Transformers” ongoing series, December will see a one-shot titled “The Death of Optimus Prime,” after which the series will relaunch as two separate, ongoing series, “Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye” and “Transformers: Robots in Disguise.” New IDW editor John Barber led the discussion, with Hasbro’s Senior Global Publishing Manager Michael Kelly and IDW’s Director of Marketing and Public Relations AnnaMaria White also on the call.

Follow the link to read the full article at comicbookresources.com.


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