Here is your chance to go back to the beginning and see how it all began! IDW Publishing presents Transformers #1, and we review on this week’s Dueling Review show.

TRANSFORMERS #1
Writer: Brian Ruckley
Artist: Angel Hernandez, Ron Joseph
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Cover Price: $3.99
A NEW ERA DAWNS! In the infinite universe, there exists a planet like no other: Cybertron! Home to the Transformers, and a thriving hub for inter-stellar commerce, it is a world brimming with organic and constructed diversity. Immense structures line its landscape. Mechanical giants roam across its surface. Starship-sized titans orbit its skies, keeping a constant protective watch above and below. Ancient Transformers merge into its very fabric. Small, mysterious creatures skulk in its shadows. It is a truly amazing realm, long untouched by war, and exuberantly reaching for the stars. This is the Cybertron that Optimus Prime and Megatron vie for in this bold new origin-a world of seemingly endless peace! All that changes when Bumblebee and Windblade take a newly-forged Cybertronian on his first voyage through this world of wonders-they are confronted by the hard reality of the first murder to have occurred on Cybertron in living memory!

 

 
This is a reboot, with the old IDW continuity having ended last month. with hundreds of issues of build-up continuity. This is an interesting restart, and I’m wondering if we’re even going to go to Earth at all… I like this. Matthew's Thoughts
Is this a reboot? A redux? A different universe completely? If you’ve never read a Transformers comic before, this series might just give you that much needed jumping on point for the entirety of your future Transformers love.Stephen's Thoughts

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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