Classic Comics – Transformers G1 UK #12

Title: Man of Iron – The Conclusion Original Release Date: February 23rd, 1985 When did I first read it: In 1991, when this issue (and the other issues of this short story) was published in a pocketbook format Cover Looking back, all the covers of this 4-issue story are just reused panels from inside the…

Classic Comics – Transformers G1 UK #11

Title: Man of Iron – Chapter 3 Original Release Date: February 9th, 1985 When did I first read it: In 1991, when this issue (and the other issues of this short story) was published in a pocketbook format Cover Well this cover certainly is a contrast to the previous two issues! But sadly that’s not…

Classic Comics – Transformers G1 UK #10

Title: Man of Iron – Chapter 2 Original Release Date: January 26th, 1985 When did I first read it: In 1991, when this issue (and the other issues of this short story) was published in a pocketbook format Cover The original cover shows a rather toy-like looking Mirage walking around in what’s likely the village…

Classic Comics – Transformers G1 UK #9

Title: Man of Iron Original Release Date: January 12th, 1985 When did I first read it: In 1991, when this issue (and the other issues of this short story) was published in a pocketbook format Cover The original cover shows Jazz apparently emerging from a forest, meeting a human child that seems startled. The artwork…

Classic Comics – Transformers G1 US #8

Title: Repeat Performance! Original Release Date: May 1985 When did I first read it: Like issue #7, in ‘92, the summer holiday after the issue got released in Hungary (in one comic book that combined issues #7 and #8) Cover This one is a bit less exciting compared to some previous ones. It’s just showing…

Classic Comics – Transformers G1 US #7

Original Release Date: April 1985 When did I first read it: Must’ve been in 92, the summer holiday after the issue was released in Hungary (which was in October 91), the comic book also included issue #8. Cover On the cover we see a pretty bad situation, with Ratchet being confronted by Megatron, presumably in…

Looking back at Comics – Transformers G1 US #6

Original release date: March 1985 When did I read it first: Around August 1991 when it was published in Hungary (with issue #5 bundled in the same comic book) Cover Well this is certainly a far cry from your usual “action pose” shot on the cover… Megatron and Shockwave are shown fighting, with Shockwave blasting…

Looking back at comics – Transformers G1 US #5

Original release date: February 1985 When did I read it first: Around August 1991 when it was published in Hungary (with issue #6 bundled in the same comic book) Cover The cover-image shows a rather menacing-looking Shockwave, with the weapon-hand smoking, as if it had just been used recently. Behind him, the words “ARE ALL…

Looking back at comics – Transformers “Generation 1” US #4

Original release date: December 4th, 1984 This issue was the second part of the first comic that I read back in the day (the Hungarian comics bundled 2 issues in one) Cover Titled “The Autobots’ Last Stand!”, the cover image does a good job putting that into picture. A few Autobots (Optimus Prime, Huffer, Bluestreak…

Looking back at comics – Transformers “Generation 1” US #3

  Original release date: October 2nd, 1984 Back in ’91, this was the first issue of the US comic series I ever read, when it got released in Hungary. Cover Looking back, this is one of the more bizarre covers, with Spiderman swinging around Megatron, in the process of wrapping him up in his web-strings,…