Solicitation copy for IDW's May books are up at Newsarama. The Transformers-related books are... TRANSFORMERS: Heart of Darkness #3 (of 4) Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning(w) • Ulises Farinas (a) • Farinas, Casey Coller (c) “CHAOS” PRELUDE! We learn new truths about the TRANSFORMERS’ ancient history—truths that may lead to their ruin. GAVATRON and company gather arms and recruit major forces. With a raving lunatic leading the DECEPTICON forces—absolute destruction is sure to follow. HoD leads directly into “CHAOS”—the first-ever TRANSFORMERS event book from IDW! FC • 32 pages • $3.99 *2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. Bullet Points: • The Road to “CHAOS” starts here! • Introducing a brand new TRANSFORMERS villain! TRANSFORMERS #19 Mike Costa (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Marcelo Matere, Guido Guidi (c) “CHAOS” PRELUDE! The situation on Earth continues to deteriorate while we shift focus to outer space where RODIMUS was last seen dead! A classic character returns as the things heat up and we begin our descent into “CHAOS”—THE YEAR’S BIGGEST TRANSFORMERS EVENT! Don’t miss “SPACE OPERA, Part 1!” FC • 32 pages • $3.99 *2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. Bullet Points: • Part 1 of “Space Opera,” the lead-in to CHAOS! • Fan-favorite Guido Guidi returns! TRANSFORMERS: The IDW Collection, Vol. 4 Simon Furman, Shane McCarthy, Andy Schmidt, Josh Van Reyk, Shaun Knowler (w) • E.J. Su, Nick Roche, Dan Khanna, James Raiz, Alex Milne, Casey Coller, Marcelo Matere (a) • E.J. Su (c) The re-presentation of IDW's TRANSFORMERS Universe continues in Volume 4! This collection includes the TRANSFORMERS series Maximun Dinobots and the four-part Drift story, as well as Spotlights: Cyclonus, Hardhead, Doubledealer, Sideswipe, Drift, Metroplex, and Jazz. HC • FC/BW • $49.99 • 352 Pages • 7” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-938-6 Bullet Points: • Features another incredible cover from E.J. Su, this time featuring GRIMLOCK. TRANSFORMERS: Foundation #4 (of 4) John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a) • Brian Rood (c) On war-ravaged Cybertron, OPTIMUS PRIME finally finds himself face-to-face with MEGATRON... but if Prime carries through his plan, will he have crossed the line? Secrets are revealed as we make our last stop on the road to TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON! FC • 32 pages • $3.99 Bullet Points: • Official TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON prequel! • Secrets Revealed! TRANSFORMERS: Rising Storm #4 (of 4) John Barber (w) • Carlos Magno (a) • Brian Rood (c) Just as OPTIMUS PRIME stands ready to score a decisive victory against STARSCREAM's army of Decepticons, MEGATRON's plan becomes clear—and the Autobots are right where he wants them! This essential lead-in to TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON comes to a head, as new characters are introduced... and familiar faces meet their final fate! FC • 32 pages • $3.99 Bullet Points: • Official TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON prequel! • Leads directly into the opening of the new movie! TRANSFORMERS 3: Movie Adaptation John Barber (w) • Jorge Jimenez Moreno (a & c) TRANSFORMERS 3 is geared up to be the biggest blockbuster of the decade, and this beautifully illustrated adaptation of the story is the best place to live and re-live the adventure over and over! Join your favorite heroes: OPTIMUS PRIME and BUMBLEBEE as they face off against the most wretched villains: MEGATRON and STARSCREAM and thrill at the new adventure that will have people talking for years to come! TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-917-1 TRANSFORMERS: Foundation John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c) Did you ever wonder how the rivalry between OPTIMUS PRIME and MEGATRON began? What set these two friends off on such a climactic collision course? TRANSFORMERS: Foundation is the answer. Unlock the most hidden secrets of Cybertron and witness the dawn of the most bitter rivalry in the galaxy! TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-918-8 TRANSFORMERS: Rising Storm John Barber (w) • Carlos Magno (a & c) Leading right into the mega-events of TRANSFORMERS 3, RISING STORM sets the stage for the biggest, boldest threat to both Earth and Cybertron yet! Join OPTIMUS PRIME and BUMBLEBEE on their quest to stop the dark forces on the rise! TPB • FC • $17.99 • 104 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-60010-919-5 Bullet Points: • Official TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON prequels and adaptation give you the complete story around the new movie!