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Titan To Kill Off Major Character Four Issues Into Robotech Series
Starting with Robotech #5 on December 13, as previously reported by Bleeding Cool, Simon Furman will join the writing team alongside Brian Wood. Is it too early to speculate on when the character killed in Robotech #4 will come back? Perhaps for the book's milestone 8th issue early next year? We'll keep you posted on that[...]
Simon Furman Announced To Write Robotech For Titan Comics
In a panel featuring Harmony Gold's president of animation Tommy Yune and Titan Comics editor Chris Thompson, they were joined by famed Transformers writer and Death's Head co-creator Simon Furman And, as well as showing off all the Robotech merchandise from hoodies to board games, they all let us know that Furman will be joining the writing[...]
Rich Johnston At The London Film And Comic Con Tomorrow, Table 38
Anything you can do to entertain them will also be welcomed. The London Film And Comic-Con will be at the Olympia exhibition hall near Earl's Court and Brompton Park. Joining me at the show are Marv Wolfman, Tommy Yune, Andy Diggle, Geoff Senior, Rantz Hoseley, Simon Furman, Jessica Martin, Ben Templesmith, Will Simpson, Amrit Birdi, Paul Cornell,[...]
Talking With Simon Furman About The Final Chapter of Transformers: ReGeneration One
Spencer Ellsworth writes: Simon Furman is, to quote the man himself, "like unto a living god," at least for Transformers fans He started out writing for Marvel UK in the 80's, and saw the Transformers comic through a legendary period, penning the most memorable TF comics in the franchise's history. Recently IDW gave Furman a chance to[...]
Post-Dark Cybertron Speculation
So many plotlines are crashing together that fans have begun hoping for a ReGeneration Two to keep the fun going. Repair: This epic battle marks the possible end of Simon Furman's run on the TFs Expect a slew of explodey deaths Call the Universal Bank for a parts and repair bill that leaves Cybertron in crippling[...]
Robot Gender Wars For Transformers (UPDATE)
Why these robots have apparent genders, and what it means, and how to deal with it in a Comics-Code-friendly manner… such questions drive writers mad. Old guard Simon Furman, author of a metric ton of TF comics from the eighties to today, spun a new origin for token female Autobot Arcee in 2008's Spotlight: Arcee, in[...]
Dark Cybertron Is, Thus Far, Dull Cybertron
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 the Dead Universe upon our heroes, and bring them under the rule of the evil Nova Prime and Galvatron. Unfortunately, that's Transformers speak for Overused Supervillain[...]
Melksham Comic Con 2013 – Bigger, Better, Badasser
We've assembled a lineup that is about twice the size of last year's event, and includes Kieron Gillen, Si Spurrier, Dylan Teague, Simon Furman, Emma Vieceli, Rob Williams, Ben Oliver, Lee Townsend, Mike Collins, Kate Brown and Paul Duffield. As ever, people can get stuff signed or get personalised sketches from the artists, provided you get[...]
Transformers 30th Anniversary Collection Has It All
The book is edited by Jim Sorenson and contains material by Bob Budiansky, Simon Furman, Mike Costa, James Roberts, Andrew Wildman, Geoff Senior, Pat Lee, Don Figueroa, EJ Su, Alex Milne, Nick Roche and more The collection covers the full comic book history of the Robots In Disguise, from Marvel, to Dreamwave to IDW and[...]
IDW To Continue UK Transformers Continuity By Simon Furman And Andrew Wildman
Where Simon Furman announced that, after fan pressure, IDW were to publish a continuance of the Marvel Transformers continuity that he ended up as the principle writer for, critically acclaimed and lauded over any other Transformers comics writing before of after. This style was created when Transformers was a hit weekly British comic and having used[...]
Would IDW Restart Transformers From Marvel Continuity?
It all began with a question and answer session that long time Transformers comic book writer Simon Furman did on his blog and the IDW forums. He wrote "I actually would like to pick up the baton from Marvel issue #80 and run with it again There was a lot we never got to do, that[...]