Getting back in TF comics. What prequels AHM?

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  1. Hook

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    *spoiler warning for those who haven't read All Hail Megatron*

















    Got the first AHM trade paperback and I can't help but feel there's a whole chunk of backstory missing. Like why the Autobots are defeated, why is Prime dead? Does the story start smack like that or is there another IDW series preceding AHM?
     
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    the story is a jump forward from what came before, and the later AHM comics explain and fill in the holes. even for someone who read IDW's previous work, AHM was a radical depature from that.

    that said, there's a whole slew of comics you should maybe start with (if you want the full picture) in TBP form. below is a general reading order:

    -escalation
    -stormbringer
    -spotlight vol 1
    -escalation
    -spotlight vol 2
    -devastation
    -spotlight vol 3
    -revelation
    -maximum dinobots
    -ahm vol 1-4

    most recently, IDW has been publishing an ongoing transformers comic which jumps 2 years ahead of AHM. also, there's Megatron: Origin which can be read first, but doesn't directly relate to the larger picture. it's a solid story though.
     
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    Duly noted, thanks for the list!
     
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    PM'd you hook....I got all these books if your interested
     
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    i'm interested in getting the idw tpb's but r they a good read? are these all the ones i need from the storyline:

    infiltration
    escalation
    stormbringer
    devastation
    spotlight vol. 1-3
     
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    I think all of those books are very good reads, especially when read together. I have all of them for sale if you're interested...
     
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    okay, revelation. thx a lot for the info.
     

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