“MEGATRON ORIGIN” (IDW) — How did the leader of the Decepticons rise to power? How did he gather his army and ensure their loyalty in his quest to dominate the universe? The story is told here as fans finally witness the origin of the villainous Megatron.
“The War Within” showcases what the famous robots transformed into before they encountered Earth-designed vehicles and also features the first story appearance of The Fallen, an ancient, demonic being who will be seen in the new film.
This series answers that question and throws out all the rules of what you expect in a Transformers story.
What you get is a story where the famous John Henry finds out that a steam engine is really the living robot Bumblebee and that he and his friends are trying to prevent the Decepticons from ruling a the Earth at a time when humans don’t even know what the words “robot” or “electronic” mean.
If you’re new to the Transformers, this is the perfect introduction to today’s comics. If you’re an old hat, you will be surprised by the new twists and turns as familiar characters are updated and altered in the beginning of this reimagined saga.
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