Optimus Prime #15

Writer: John Barber Artist: Kei Zama Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: January 17, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 2
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"THE FALLING, PART 1!" Darkness falls over Cybertron as the legendary Onyx Prime returns. What does this mean for Optimus Prime-and the Earth? Windblade defends an already tense planet against a secret that could shatter Cybertron forever.

  • 9.0
    The Pop Break - Michael Dworkis Mar 9, 2018

    From this issue, it is my guess many loose ends are going to tie together into one cataclysmic event. I can feel the tensions build, and the conclusion to the issue is a moment I did not expect in the way it unfolded. Just when you thought there was one major threat looming, we find an even larger one pulling the strings, or in this case, steel chains. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Olivier Roth Jan 17, 2018

    On art, Zama and Burcham do an excellent job. I've always admired artists that get to draw for a Transformers comic because it cannot be easy having to deal with all these different characters and their unique body models. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Flickering Myth - Ricky Church Jan 19, 2018

    Optimus Prime #15 is a good introductory chapter to the new arc and the threat Onyx poses. After all the build up involving him, it will be interesting to see how this conflict plays out, but Barber and Zama leave a sense of excitement and intrigue with what they've done so far. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jan 17, 2018

    I loved this comic and the only reason I'm rating it as a "read" is because for the average reader, it might not make a whole lot of sense. This one dives deep into continuity and the Transformers world and while it does a solid job of catching readers up, it isn't quite new reader friendly. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Shoot The Breeze Comics - Paul Smerdon Jan 19, 2017

    I do still feel like this series has a lot of potential but am not sure if we are currently getting it. Read Full Review

  • 6.9
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones Jan 18, 2018

    "Optimus Prime" #15 fills readers in on politics, mythology and a villain ready to punch some Autobots. Read Full Review

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