Dinobots take the spotlight in IDW's new Transformers series

Mon, December 8th, 2008 at 10:36am PST

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Transformers fans have been waiting for the DINOBOTS to get a series of their very own for a long time. At last, IDW releases the long-awaited, full-fledged modern day debut of the Dinobot team in The Transformers: Maximum Dinobots. The book will be in stores December 10.

Bringing some of the most popular characters from the original cartoon back to life with a fresh take are Transformers uber-scribe Simon Furman, artist Nick Roche, and colorist Josh Burcham, with cover art by Marcelo Matere and Roche.

The Transformers: Maximum Dinobots brings together the team for the first time in thousands of years, but it’s far from a happy reunion. And out to spoil the party further is SCORPONOK and his Machination/HEADMASTER army. But he has two AUTOBOTS hot on his trail in SUNSTREAKER and HOT ROD.

And when all parties collide, expect mayhem, machinations, melee, and, of course, Maximum Dinobots!

The story enhances the rich tapestry of TRANSFORMERS lore for long-time readers, but also is friendly for new readers - anyone can start at Page 1 and not miss a beat. And the first issue arrives just before Christmas on December 10th!

It’s an adventure not to be missed!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99, Diamond Order Code OCT08 4206

About IDW Publishing

IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. As a leader in the horror, action, and sci-fi genres, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry including: television’s #1 prime time series CBS’ CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; Paramount’s Star Trek; Fox’s Angel; Hasbro’s The Transformers, and the BBC’s Doctor Who. IDW’s original horror series, 30 Days of Night, was launched as a major motion picture in October 2007 by Sony Pictures and was the #1 film in its first week of release. In April 2008, IDW released Michael Recycle, the first title from its new children’s book imprint, Worthwhile Books. More information about the company can be found at http://www.idwpublishing.com.

TAGS:  idw publishing, transformers, dinobots

 
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