As a tribute to Simon Furman's and EJ Su's work, Fabian/Road Rocket will help us explore the relationship between a short-lived organic being and an alien robot whose lifespan extends to million of years. Lifestyles, values and psychologies will clash and merge as the duo joins Jimmy/Override, Hunter/Sunstreaker, Verity/?? and ??/Hound.
The talent search begins again, as we look for color artist for Wrath Of The Ages #6, the final chapter of the miniseries. As a preview, the lineart of page 16, featuring the big guns. Can you name all of them?
Based on their War Within: The Dark Ages apparition, as originally designed by Don Figueroa, these Protectobots model sheets were done in the same style of the art showcased in Transformers: The Ark - A Complete Compendium Of Transformers Animation Models Book.
The notes to each character feature a link to the original file, which includes bonus such as front/rear view, weapons, updated references to the Protectobot G1 toys and detailed notes about the creation process.
As Trannis' propaganda begins to spread throughout Cybertron, the most unthinkable Transformers characters are reached and affected by it. Whose lives will be forever changed? How will this fit with Trannis' plan and personality? And where will all this lead to?
Each page features credits, behind-the-scenes notes and a link to the previous and following page! Check them out and find out that there's more than meets the eye to this project!
All the Hive secrets are out! Why was a Lithone among Zarak's Nebulans in the underground Hive Citadel? Why do the Nebulans look so ugly, almost as if they were decaying under our eyes? Why can they control machines with their minds? Where did that Fortress Maximus city come from? And what about the Pretender Wars in Nebulos' prehistory? Plus: the arrival of Cyclonus' Decepticons on Nebulos in 2007!
With a new version of the cover, available on Deviant Art as well, the origins of the sinister character seen in War Within: The Dark Ages are now revealed! Once a greedy industry chieftain, Ratbat was more than met the eye (or the optic sensor), as his business attitude was just a screen to hide his savage, primitive self! When he realized that Sentinel Prime and the enlightened Cybertronian government could not be cheated or forced to let Ratbat recklessly exploit the natural resources of the planet, the wealthy mechanoid turned to the dark side of the society... the Underground Movement! Featuring Bomb-Burst, the Mayhem Attack Squad, the Battlechargers, the Triggercons, the Deluxe Insecticons, Starscream, Grimlock, Megatron, Springer and the Wreckers, this is a tale of fall and resurrection that spans from the Golden Age to the Civil War!
Continuity notes, behind-the-scenes details and links to other comics are available on the Deviant Art version (each page features a Comment Section with credits and exhaustive commentary by the creators).
They are finally gathered all together! For the sake of search engines, they are... Terrorcons: Hun-Grrr, RipperSnapper, CutThroat, SinnerTwin, Blot. Technobots: Scattershot, Lightspeed, Strafe, Afterburner, Nosecone.
But the mystery of the Hunt is still unsolved: will the Techobots be able to merge their skills and knowledge to find an answer, even without merging into Computron?
Before the Civil War, before the Golden Age and the Liberation Epoch of Sentinel Prime, before the Interregnum of Omega Supreme... ...there was the Reign of Nova Prime. Supported by his twisted counsellor Jhiaxus and the nationalists Cyclonus and Grindcore, surrounded by enigmatic characters such as Galvatron, Nova Prime carried on an Expansion Campaign aimed at conquering and reformatting the whole galaxy.
Chronicled here for the first time, the events of that era were hidden behind a carefully crafted propaganda of enlightened civilization purposes. A collection of lies, twisted facts and perverted truths, known as Transmissions.
Blaster faces Megatron's full might, revealing his own ace up the sleeve: it's fancy Quintesson upgrades versus sheer military might. The identity of the brute that attacked Shockwave is revealed. And the Wreckers make their comeback!
The notorious character who resurfaced in the last page of issue #4 is also featured in the cover of Wrath Of The ages #5.
One of the first "spin off" projects for Seeds Of Deception, Ebony Dawn was based on the concept of the never-seen-around threat of the Ebony Knights, mentioned by Simon Furman in his G2: Alignment novel.
Is Megatron going to kill Blaster, at the bottom of the Mining Shaft? Will the newly Reborn Grimlock have a say in that, or his horribly mutating body will betray him? And are the Quintessons going to find out the Autobot spy hiding on their own house-- Turbomaster Flash?
At the bottom of the Mining Shaft, the tide begins to turn: as Megatron batters the horribly mutated Grimlock, Blaster's plan comes to fruition. From defeat, comes freedom for the enslaved Autobots! But will even Ultra Magnus and Springer be enough against the endless army of Aerial Extermination Troopers? On Quintessa, Flash escapes the Quintessons, dodging the Sharkticons as well--and sees a sudden glimmer of hope, as he realizes that there IS a way to return to Cybertron. On the Manganese Mountains, Ratbat attempts to exterminate the remaining Wreckers, but someone makes an unexpected return!
As Perceptor initiates his attempt at defeating a whole army of A.E. Troopers, thr Turbomasters find a way to reach planet Quintessa and take back someone...but who will come through the dimensional gateway? Meanwnhile, Megatron battles the Hybrid Grimlock at the bottom of the Mining Shaft, and Ultra Magnus begins to suspect the truth about the resurrected warrior!
On Quintessa, Turbomaster Flash finds a way to return home... but will this bring another invading army on Cybertron, spelling further disaster for an already doomed planet? On Cybertron, Soundwave sends the Aerial Extermination Troopers in support of Megatron, but Broadside enters the fray...taking the whole Wrecker roster to the battleground!
Wrath Of The Ages is part of the Transformers: Seeds Of Deception continuity a fanproject which was conceived as an expansion of The War Within and a bridge between that universe and the -Ation series.
Trypticon's final evolution, the birth of Metroplex, the destiny of Nebulos, the secret of the Decepticon Siege Mode Bunkers, the arrival of Scamper and Six-Gun, Slammer's robot mode: a bonanza of robotic titans, hybrid technologies, age-spanning events, star-spanning battles. In a nutshell, pure Transformers epic!
Optimus Prime is back, and ready to lead the Autobots against the Decepticons! Megatron is cornering the Hybrid Grimlock/Seeker, but Ultra Magnus won't sit idly to watch-- and neither will the Quintessons, as they realize that their plan is now seriously threatened by the new players in the game. Back on Cybertron, Flash is not out of the woods yet-- but will his call for help be answered by a Turbormaster...or by Spinister and Carnivac?
The secrets of the so-called Metroplex Team are finally out: does Six-Guns have an actual alt mode? What is a Transmogrification Drive? Can Slammer trasform into a robot? What are a SixCar, a SixTank and a SixWing? Metroplex alone is a a wonder by himself: a Transformer large enough to turn into a city that can host other Cybertronians. How advanced and complex must be the technology behind his existence? And what sort of effect does it have on those that are bound to live within the boundaries of Metroplex' world-like body?
The whole SoD Metroplex saga is now collected in one easy-to-download PDF file, featuring a Spotlight-themed intro and bonus art for Full-Tilt, Brunt, Scamper, Slammer and Six-Gun.
Long before the Civil War. Before the Golden Age. Even before the Prime Dynasty...there were the Lawless Times. An age without rules, where only the strong and the ruthless would thrive. An age where creatures undreamed of walked the scarred, tormented surface of Cybertron. Monsters, giants, celestials, abominations... and Titans. One of them was bound to survive the end of that age of wonders, and cross the eons to the present day. He would come to be known as... METROPLEX!
Starscream has climbed the social ladder, becoming a very popular Cybertronian officer of law: everybody appreciates him, his teammates would die for him, and every corrupted businessmech on Cybertron wants to make deal with him. For Starscream, of course, this is NOT ENOUGH! Witness as Starscreams steps in the path of the Gladiator, and begins to worm his way inside the Underground Movement and the Gladiatorial Arenas...until the day Civil War erupts, and his true nemesis is revealed!