Transformers: The Manga, Vol. 3 Listed on Amazon!

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  1. Black Convoy

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    a decade and a half ago I didn't think any of this would ever happen. Kudos to those old fan translations but I'm really happy this is finally happening.
     
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    So happy to see these done, I have the original Japanese one that was done like 15 years ago or something but I dont read Japanese so its nice to finally get this and be able to read them

    just going to suck when there is not so much for Zone and beyond. I dont want it to stop !
     
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    i wonder if the zone portions might include the story pages from the magazines
     
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    the more the better, I want to see as much as possible !
     
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    It does seem that there'll be a gallery of at least SOME of the artwork. These books appear to be based on eBook releases Million did of the manga a while back in Japan, which did include story page art, so I think we'll see some in the earlier volumes too, not just the Zone stuff. Looking forward to finding out!
     
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    Thanks. Link edited.
     
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    For anyone hesitating, just go and pre-order, the first volume dropped to $16.99, if it goes back up you will be locked into the lowest price.
     
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    I'm a BIG fan of Amazon's pre-order price guarantee.

    (Come on, price drops on the other two!...)
     
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    and ordered....thank you all
     
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    I provided the link but it was Neko-bot77 who pointed it out originally.

    I also want to add what others have said... preorder now! The price will go down. My v1 is down to $16.99 and v2 is $20.20.
     
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    Has anyone one read these? Are they worth reading or is it mainly for the art?
     
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    eeehhh, YMMV.

    I bought the Japanese reprint collection in the early 2000s. It's great nostalgia. If you google Transformers manga, you can find translations for most of the stuff. It's ok. Nothing really gripping.

    I can't wait for these personally.
     
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    I haven't read them, but I'm buying for the nostalgia/ something that hasn't been officially translated before.
     
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    It isn't deep amazing narrative from what I remember. Much like the G1 cartoon they're just fun little episodes with that extra manga-esque quirkiness to it.
    Not great but silly and fun.
    If I'm not mistaken one of these'll also have that one time they actually stuck First Aid onto Superion instead of Slingshot.
     
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    For anyone who have Barnes&noble membership card save 10% with free shipping I have my preorder in for all three I don’t trust amazon with preorders unless item is buy I have bought stuff from amazon book I bought is same as listing picture but it was not signed as stated in description

    Here are links transformers manga vol 1,2,3

    With free shipping
    Vol 1
    Transformers: The Manga, Vol. 1|Hardcover

    Vol 2
    Transformers: The Manga, Vol. 2|Hardcover

    Vol 3
    Transformers: The Manga, Vol. 3|Hardcover
     
  20. G.B. Blackrock

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    Does Barnes and Noble have a pre-order price guarantee?

    Seriously, I'm happy to support a non-Amazon retailer, but I'd rather not sacrifice the savings I'm already getting on Vol. 1 (and potential savings on Vols. 2 and 3), which could easily beat that 10%.

    I've never had any troubles whatsoever with getting items from Amazon, so I need a bit more reason to go with someone else that would likely end up costing me more.
     
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