Time Capsule 35

  • Optimus Prime Vs Megatron!

    November 1, 2019 by

    This is the big one! It’s the first issue of Transformers to feature the two leaders, Optimus Prime and Megatron, on the cover as it’s their first big fight inside! But remember, Megatron isn’t available in the UK yet, so I don’t know how you’re going to recreate that on your bedroom floor. Maybe you… Read more

  • The sting in the tale!

    October 18, 2019 by

    Three issues in and Marvel UK’s Transformers comic is settling in nicely. It’s been a month (and 35 years!) since the first issue and, while the format has been consistent, the comic/magazine is being subtly refined as it goes. Bumblebee, friend or foe? Jerry Paris returns as this issue’s cover artist with a painting of… Read more

  • The metal invasion has begun!

    October 4, 2019 by

    It’s been a fortnight (well, a fortnight and 35 years) since the first issue of the Marvel UK Transformers comic was published. In that time, children up and down the country have been showing their new favourite comic to friends and family telling them how good it is and making sure they’ve got 25p kept… Read more

  • Robot invaders have arrived!

    September 20, 2019 by

    Each and every issue of the Marvel UK Transformers comic is like its own time capsule. Like a lot of British comics, Transformers was almost as much a magazine as a comic book. In addition to the actual comic stories it published, it also ran comprehensive editorial, features, profiles, competitions and letters pages that, in… Read more

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