Classic Comics – Transformers G1 UK #13

Title: The Enemy Within! Original Release Date: March 9th, 1985 When did I first read it: Some years ago when I was catching up on the old comics Cover We see Brawn attacking Sideswipe, with Jazz and Sunstreaker standing in the background, looking shocked. True to form, the cover is just a colored version of…

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…