Transformers Vol. 1 #40


“Pretender to the Throne!” -- 22 pages

  • written by Bob Budiansky
  • pencils by José Delbo
  • inks by Dave Hunt
  • introduces the Pretenders
  • Optimus Prime, although only a computer program, defeats Scorponok

See It in Context on the Continuity Pages:

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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