It's a good premise, and it looks like the getting together of the band (or at least the vast majority) will all be done in issue 1. Which is something i endorse.
Great interplay between Bumblebee and Ratchet as friends going their separate ways it was what wasn't said that was quite telling. The exchange felt like one of friends, there was a shorthand to it that is true of close friends.
Prowl's inflexibility was quite well done in that one panel, whatever book he ends up in I do hope this plot strand is continued with.
Various TF sites around the web have been given what are effectively flyers with MTMTE TF's images and a cryptic little saying on them. It's a fun little game to raise interest in the book. IDW are thinking of doing the same for RiD.