San Diego, CA (August 22, 2005) Every year, the Transformers faithful
attend BotCon, a Hasbro-sponsored convention, to discuss their beloved
robots in disguise. This year, those fans are in for a special treat in
the form of IDW Publishing’s “The Transformers #0,” which will be making
its debut at the show. What’s more, the comic will feature a special
cover designed and illustrated by Hasbro’s Brand/Marketing Creative
Director Aaron Archer and his staff. The cover is show here for the
first time anywhere.
Comics shops retailers are being offered this same cover as a special
incentive in this month’s issue of Previews. Orders for this issue are
due to be turned in to Diamond by month’s end, so fans anticipating the
Transformers’ return to comics shops are encouraged to pre-order this
introductory 0 issue to better allow retailers to gauge interest in the
“The Transformers #0” is featured on page 299 of the August issue of
Previews, in IDW’s section and listed on page 91 of the order form. The
comic is being offered with four special variant covers, all available
in equal quantities (Item Code Aug05 2972), as well as an incentive
wraparound cover by artist Ed McGuinness (Item Code Aug052973), and
also the exclusive BotCon edition (Item Code Aug05 2974).
The 2005 BotCon convention will be held from September 22-25 in Frisco,
Texas. For more information, please refer to their Web site,
“The Transformers #0,” a 24-page, full-color with a cover price of $0.99.
About IDW Publishing
IDW PUBLISHING is a division of Idea + Design Works, LLC, a
revolutionary creative service company with a wide range of clients.
Among their best-selling titles are CBS’s CSI: Crime Scene
Investigation; Konami’s “Metal Gear Solid”; and “GrimJack: Killer
Instinct.” IDW has films in development at Sony Pictures, Dimension
Films, and Paramount Pictures.
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