Order of comics.....

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  1. Mr Happy Squid

    Mr Happy Squid Well-Known Member

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    Hey all!

    I'm kinda new to comics in the transformers world, and have recently bought and read all the War Within series and the AHM series.

    Just a couple of questions though....what is the order of comics to read? Reading through the AHM series there were some bits i didn't get and im guessing its cos i haven't read appropriate material. Does the spotlight series shed light on AHM?

    Is there a definitive list stating which order the comics come/should be read?

    Thanks in advance for any help! :) 
     
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  3. Recall

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    Is this 100% accurate or just assumed?

    I'm so glad trade paper backs exist :D 
     
  4. Mr Happy Squid

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    I know about the different continuity, but thanks for that link.....if its accurate its great! :) 
     
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    Not exactly. Spotlight Wheelie starts in the past, but takes place years in the future. A least years after AHM.

    Spotlight Mirage doesn't really take place anywhere, since most of it occurs in an alternate universe with barely any framing of when it takes place.
     
  6. Mr Happy Squid

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    Ok....instead of a list of how they should be read, what are peoples general opinions on the order they should be read?
     
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    When it comes to the trade paper backs I read them as follows.

    Infiltration
    Stormbringer
    Spotlight: Volume 1
    Escalation
    Spotlight: Volume 2
    Devastation
    Spotlight: Volume 3
    Spotlight: Revelation
    Maximum Dinobots

    Its not perfect (in when the spotlights should be read) but it made perfect sense for I...ok not perfect as I tend to re-read things to clear shit up but good enough at least. Hope that helps.
     
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  8. Mr Happy Squid

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    Thanks recall!

    Now as you're in the UK too, where do you get your comics from? I get a lot through ebay, but they are mostly single issues and i would like to get the TPB's.
     
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    FatMick Prime Aaaaarrrrgggghhhh!!!!

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    Welcome to the wonderful world of Transformers, Mr Happy Squid.

    Just though I'd mention that I have a few IDW TPB's which I'm selling, if your interested. I have:

    • Infiltration
    • Escalation
    • Devastation
    • Spotlight Vol 1
    • Spotlight Vol 2

    Might save you a quid or two on buying from Amazon. PM me if you are interested in taking any off my hands! Cheers.
     
  11. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    Is there some problem I am unware of with IDW's distribution of TPBs? My comic store (which is quite a good one in Vegas) can't seem to get any of them in, and they've had no problems with special orders in the past.

    - Coeloptera
     

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