IDW Announces Debut of "Transformers Animated" Tie-in Comics
IDW has announced the debut of the Transformers Animated comic book mini-series, which shipped on August 13, 2008 and should be available at comic book retailers now. Transformers Animated: The Arrival #1 is the first of a five-issue mini-series that will fill in holes and providing alternate viewpoints of the arrival of the Autobots and the Decepticons on Earth, as Ultra Magnus, Sentinel Prime, Starscream, and Blackarachnia narrate events from the premiere movie from their perspectives. In addition, the formerly toy-only character Oilslick will debut in the comics as well.
The first issue is written by head writer Marty Isenberg with art by Dario Brizuela. For more details, read the full press release here.