Star Trek vs. Transformers #4

Writer: John Barber, Mike Johnson Artist: Philip Murphy Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: January 16, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
7.9Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

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With the Enterprise disabled by the Klingon-Decepticon alliance, things look dire for Spck, Optimus Prime, and the landing team to save the day. But with the Autobots' help, can Captain Kirk come up with a solution to save the day from a massive Cybertronian threat?

The Transformers '80s cartoon series meets Star Trek: The Animated Series in a no-holds-barred Saturday morning mash-up for the ages!

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Adrian Jan 18, 2019

    The issue feels like it is meant to be fun and issue four really is that pay off. Captain Kirk has his own struggles controlling the sentient Fortress Maximus. In the midst of the two titans Trypticon and Fortress Maximus dueling, we are left with panel after panel of interactions with members of opposing teams having their own battle while shooting off one liners that would make a fan of either series proud. The later part of the issue introduces new twists and turns with Deception-Klingon alliance that should keep readers interested in the series as it concludes in issue five. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jan 21, 2019

    Animation-style madness with some expected betrayals. This is honestly one of my favorite recent stories of either franchise. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Olivier Roth Jan 17, 2019

    The only real negative I have for this particular issue is that after establishing the fight in one location for four issues, Barber and Johnson move everything to a second location in the final issue. Small little tidbit, but noticeable. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Stephen Cook Jan 17, 2019

    There's enough light fun here to keep any Transfan (once the preferred nomenclature, believe it or not) or Trekkie happy. But for readers not invested in either property, I'd skip " you just won't get as much out of it. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Gizmo Jan 28, 2019

    At one point Optimus seems to be restrained by Megatron's laser ball & chain, then on the next page he's a couple hundred feet away. Otherwise great.

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