Friday, August 22, 2014

BOTCON 2014 Comic Diamond Edition Cover!

08.22.2014 – For those who missed BOTCON 2014 and missed out on the comic book by Marty Isenberg featuring the artwork of Hayato Sakamoto you still have a second chance at getting it at your locval comic book stores. Diamond has released a new edition featuring cover art by Marcelo Matere.

The cover of course is inspired from the 1986 Transformers: The Movie, which was originally reported by featuring the Diamond Edition. But details on the entire cover weren't not fully revealed, that Diamond has shared last night featuring BOTCON exclusive characters!

Marcelo Matere and Thomas Deer reinterprets this original poster based from the 1986 Transformers: The Movie and weaves into their own fresh perspective featuring the BOTCON 2014 Exclusive characters that have pirates with the Star Seekers front and center as shown below:

Press Release through Diamond includes details of the said comic book:

Story: Marty Isenberg
Artist Name(s): Hayato Sakamoto
Cover Artist(s): Marcelo Matere

Noble, wise, and loyal to the cause, the KNIGHTS OF CYBERTRON are steadfast in their protection of their homeworld. Any villainy that dare threaten the planet will be met with valiant courage, unwavering will, and Cybertron’s greatest warriors! All that and more will be tested soon enough though… What remains of UNICRON has cast its shadow over CYBERTRON for years; a constant reminder to the inhabitants of the planet CYBERTRON of the war that almost destroyed their homeworld. Although he has been dormant for a long time, CAPTAIN CANNONBALL, SCORPONOK and the pirate crew of the STAR SEEKERS have arrived to change that. Hoping to use UNICRON's insatiable appetite to drain CYBERTRON dry of energon, the pirates may have underestimated the CHAOS BRINGER's own ambitions...

Featuring an amazing 1986 Transformers: The Movie homage cover by Transformers artist Marcelo Matere with exclusive content included as well!

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