Optimus Prime Vs Megatron!

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 youContinue reading “Optimus Prime Vs Megatron!”

The sting in the tale!

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 ofContinue reading “The sting in the tale!”

The metal invasion has begun!

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 keptContinue reading “The metal invasion has begun!”

Robot invaders have arrived!

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, inContinue reading “Robot invaders have arrived!”