Transformers U.K. Vol. 1 #198


“Cold Comfort and Joy!” -- 11 pages

  • script by Ian Rimmer
  • story by Simon Furman
  • pencils by Andrew Wildman
  • inks by Stephen Baskerville
  • Optimus Prime, newly returned to Earth as a Powermaster, wrestles with the fact that he feels no connection to the planet or its people
  • the Autobots (under Optimus Prime) link up with Sandstorm, Inferno, and Broadside (who were seen in “Firebug!” (Transformers U.K. Vol. 1 #188)
  • must occur before Transformers Vol. 1 #47, because Optimus Prime (here struggling to care for humans) there sends Blaster to save Buster Witwicky
  • the fourth and penultimate U.K. Christmas story

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Transformers: Headmasters #1Original Transformers Comics: 1988

U.K. series writer Simon Furman began 1988 with “The Legacy of Unicron!” — a story that (like Transformers: The Movie) took place entirely in the future timeline. (He would also begin 1989 and 1990 with… [more]

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