John Barber



Transformers Unicron Super-Mega-Crossover Finale Event Will Be Fully Returnable

Transformers Unicron Super-Mega-Crossover Finale Event Will Be Fully Returnable

Last month, we learned that IDW plans to end their Transformers comic book universe in the only way they know how: with a super-mega-crossover event. Transformers: Unicron by John Barber, Alex Milne, and Sebastian Cheng will run for six-issues bi-weekly this summer, kicking off with a #0 issue for Free Comic Book Day.And now, as announced during IDW's presentation at the[...]



Doctor Strange #26 Review: Strange Will Be Just Fine (Hopefully)

Doctor Strange #26 Review: Strange Will Be Just Fine (Hopefully)

After Jason Aaron and Chris Bachalo left and the usually excellent Dennis Hopeless put in a subpar stint on the book, I wasn’t sure if the book could recover.John Barber swooped in and put together an excellent 25th issue to the book, and, with #26, he shows that he has an eye for the adventures[...]

Doctor Strange #25 Review: A Solid One-Off Tale

'Doctor Strange' #25 Review: A Solid One-Off Tale

Can he discover the cause for this mass-possession before he gets torn limb from limb?We have another writer and artist shift for Doctor Strange, as John Barber grabs the writing wheel and a horde of artists, Juan Frigeri, Java Tartaglia, Kevin Nowlan, Scott Hanna, Dexter Vines, Mark Morales, Terry Pallot, Tom Palmer, and Dan Brown,[...]


Editorial Changes At IDW 2 Up And 1 Out

Editorial Changes At IDW, 2 Up And 1 Out

He edits X-Files, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Judge Dredd and the upcoming Jim Thompson’s The Killer Inside Me.With the two promotions come one exit as Group Editor John Barber leaves his role but won't be going far as he will be writing a secret project coming out of Revolution. IDW has announced that two of their[...]



Post-Dark Cybertron Speculation

Post-Dark Cybertron Speculation

But I have faith that writer John Barber can turn things around and pile on power plays and plot reversals Issue #2 of Robots in Disguise is still one of the best single TF issues in history, given its backdoor politics, secret murders and role reversal for Starscream.Repair: Parts and labor both at a minimum,[...]

Dark Cybertron Is Thus Far Dull Cybertron

Dark Cybertron Is, Thus Far, Dull Cybertron

Writers James Roberts and John Barber, especially Roberts, have put a lot of thought into how a millions-year-old robot society would evolve, function and acculturate The stories, even when they misfire, are full of big ideas.The big crossover between both titles, Dark Cybertron, launched with three chapters in November, revealing Shockwave's master plan to unleash[...]

New Transformers/G.I. Joe On-Gong Series Coming From IDW

New Transformers/G.I. Joe On-Gong Series Coming From IDW

JOE, will be going head-to-head in a brand-new ongoing series debuting next summer! Written and drawn by comic luminary Tom Scioli (Godland, American Barbarian) with co-writer and TRANSFORMERS veteran John Barber (TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE, FALL OF CYBERTRON), these classic characters will explode off the page like never before!Based on the iconic Hasbro brands, this stand-alone series is set to explore the intriguing[...]