Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #19

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #19

Writer: James Roberts Artist: Alex Milne Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: July 31, 2013 Critic Reviews: 6
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BETRAYAL! The Lost Light may be occupied by enemy forces, but that's the least of RODIMUS' problems! As he awaits execution, the one-time Matrix holder realizes how little he knows about the people he once called friends. Is there anyone left he can trust? And where does the legendary STAR SABER fit into all this?

  • 9.5
    Crave Online - Andy Hunsaker Aug 1, 2013

    We also have to talk about Alex Milne, the artist who manages to inject an immense amount of detail into the designs of these mechanoids, and colorist Josh Burcham, who is somehow able to decipher abnormal robot body parts in all these intricate black and white panels to know what bits should be which colors. This art is busy, it's kinetic and it's just as dense as the writing, and in that vein, it sometimes takes a few reads to figure out exactly what's happening. IDW takes some heat for the artwork on a lot of their licensed titles, but they do not skimp on Transformers: MTMTE, and that's what helps make this book the best TF fiction ever made. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Edward Jul 30, 2013

    All in all, I'm very impressed with More Than Meets The Eye #19. It demonstrates a mature understanding of the characters and, although it isn't an overly action-filled issue, the future issues and story as a whole will be all the more better for it. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Hugo Robberts Lariviere Aug 2, 2013

    With the great pacing an juggling between several plotlines and characters, James Roberts, Alex Milne, Josh Burcham and Brian Shearer provide yet another wholly satisfying issue that provide a deep and analytical view on the Transformers franchise through the interesting characters and the conflict they are in. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AiPT! - Russ Whiting Jul 31, 2013

    Whether the concept sits well with you is probably going to come down to personal preference and how much of a hard-on you have for Ultra Magnus  Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Spectrum - Chris Stark Aug 2, 2013

    Why this book doesn't get a 5 is that it still relies heavily on past events. I know that is partially necessary but even as a hardcore Transformers fan, I get lost sometimes and need to go back into previous issues to make connections. But it really is a fun ride. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Following The Nerd - Ciaran Flanagan Aug 2, 2013

    More Than Meets The Eye remains fun and well put together. It just needs to space out the earth shattering revelations ever so slightly before either Roberts, Milne or, most likely me, has a heart attack. Read Full Review

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