Transformers Vol. 1 #39


“The Desert Island of Space” -- 22 pages

  • written by Bob Budiansky
  • pencils by José Delbo
  • inks by Dave Hunt
  • Spike Witwicky reveals what’s happened to his father and goes to rescue his brother, Buster, whom Ratbat is holding prisoner
  • Shockwave’s island headquarters blasts off into outer space
  • Shockwave falls into Earth’s atmosphere, but the island spaceship (with Buster on it) escapes
  • Spike Witwicky struggles with his new role as Fortress Maximus’s head but seems to accept it by the end

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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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