Transformers: Movie Prequel

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IDW, 2007 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 120 pages
3 Reviews
Before the live-action Transformers movie spectacularly explodes onto theater screens next summer, read the official beginning of the story right here! In this four-part prequel to the film, travel from Cybertron to Earth as we see for the first time what momentous events led to the Transformers bringing their war to our world.

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User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

This was really good and I really enjoyed it. Having no real connection with the original Transformers, I fully enjoyed this prequel to the awesome movie. I got some back story and got to see the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matt Richter - Goodreads

A decent little prequel story to the 2007 film. I liked the last 3 issues are better than the first. I still prefer the classic transformer designs to these new ones -- the new ones worked ok in the film, but not as good in comics/animation as the originals ;) Read full review

About the author (2007)

Simon Furman cut his comic book teeth editorially on "Scream!" - a junior horror title published in 1985 by IPC Magazines - and Captain Britain Monthly (for Marvel UK). His first script work appeared in the UK Transformers comic, for which he wrote numerous stories before taking over the script duties on the US Transformers book with issue #56.

Chris Ryall is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of IDW, a San Diego-based comic-book publisher. He's written dozens of comics and was nominated for the Eisner Award for Best Short Story in 2006. He writes a weekly column for and is the former Editor-in-Chief and Chief Content Provider/Webmaster for filmmaker Kevin Smith's pop culture site,

Scott Tipton, founder and Editor-in-Chief of, writes the weekly column of the same name, the most highly trafficked. He has written for, and has written stories for #2 and #3 of "Doomed", and is author of the graphic novels "Spike: Old Wounds", "Spike: Lost And Found", and "Angel Spotlight: Wesley".

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