Let’s face it, the magnificent metallic beast often known as Grimlock is without doubt one of the coolest Autobots ever to emerge from the planet Cybertron, and the extra adventurous mischief he will get into within the huge “Transformers” universe, the higher.
Now IDW Publishing is crowning this gargantuan T-rex Dinobot along with his personal comedian e book sequence this summer season titled “Transformers: King Grimlock” for a sword-and-sorcery saga positive to elicit rabid fan response.
“King Grimlock” is the primary of two five-issue occasion sequence arriving in August from IDW that additionally consists of the parallel dimension diversions of “Transformers: Shattered Glass.”
Written by Steve Orlando (“Marvel Lady,” “Justice League of America”) and injected with epic art work by Agustin Padilla (“Dungeons & Dragons,” “Suicide Squad”) and colours by Jeremy Colwell, “King Grimlock” casts one of the iconic “Transformers” characters right into a realm of improbable monsters and mystical powers.
In a brutal world the place the strongest rule with sword and iron, the ferocious Grimlock discovers a brand new alternative to show he is the strongest that ever lived. However as Grimlock and the human barbarian Arko quickly be taught, generally pure brute power is not sufficient.
“”King Grimlock” is a sky-high dream come to life, a narrative so massive and wild, I wasn’t positive if the “Transformers” universe may include it,” says Orlando. “It is a first-of-its-kind, science/fantasy epic for followers new and outdated, whether or not you observe the animation of the ’80s, the fashionable exhibits of the ’00s, the large display blockbusters, the a long time of unimaginable comics, or when you’ve been intrigued by Grimlock motion figures on the shelf. Everybody’s welcome!”
Cary Nord is the Eisner Award-winning artist of Marvel’s “Conan the Barbarian,” and right here he delivers the best premiere situation cowl artwork to enrich “Transformers: King Grimlock’s” excessive fantasy theme. Extra variants will probably be provided for retailers and followers, together with Cowl B by sequence artist Agustin Padilla, and a Retailer Incentive Version that includes artwork by Mateus Santolouco.
“By spotlighting a beloved character like Grimlock in an epic barbarian fantasy, Steve, Agustin, and Jeremy are crafting an iconic story that expands the understanding of who Grimlock is and what a Transformers story could be,” says editor David Mariotte. “Plus, a two-story tall robotic T-rex battles dragons, magicians, and monsters, which is superior.”
IDW’s “Transformers: King Grimlock #1” stomps into shops and on-line retailers on August 4.
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