Clever use of genre conventions, appeals to the audience's hearts from both creators, and an intelligent story help this in-between tale stand tall among its honored brethren. This issue particularly reminds how much this series invests in each of its characters' arcs and provides a refresher course in the series' strengths before we barrel into another larger story. Read Full Review
IDW Transformers comics truly excel when it comics to setting in-depth and believable politics to Cybertron that mirror our own. This particular issue finally gives us a look at a page from Megatron's autobiography, which I've wanted to see for a while, and it's absolutely fascinating. Megatron is, without at doubt, the most complex and interesting character in the transformers universe right now, and one can't help but wonder how he deteriorated from a Robo-Che to a Robo-Hitler.