The Transformers #5 [Direct Edition]
(June 1985)

Marvel, 1984 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1985-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Keith Williams (Assistant Editor); Jim Owsley (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
First scheduled and published as bi-monthly four-issue miniseries, then became ongoing with #5

The Transformers Are All Dead (Table of Contents)

Transformers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mark Bright (painting, signed)
Inks:
Mark Bright (painting, signed)
Colors:
Mark Bright (painting, signed)

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Shockwave

Indexer Notes

Cover with "The Transformers" title logo, with the words "Are All Dead" on a wall, inscribed by Shockwave.

The New Order (Table of Contents)

Transformers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Budiansky
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg
Inks:
Alan Kupperberg
Colors:
Nel Yomtov
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Shockwave; Ratchet; Optimus Prime; Megatron; Soundwave; Charlene Welles; G.B. Blackrock; Josie Beller; Buster Witwicky; Mel; Gus; Sparkplug Witwicky
Synopsis:
Shockwave has taken almost all of the Autobots prisoner except for Ratchet) and has left them damaged in the Ark (his new power base) as Buster finds a disembodied Optimus Prime (head only).
Reprints:

Transmissions (Table of Contents)

Transmissions / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Scott Messmer, Ricky Reyes, Mark Stadtmiller, Lonnie W. Lorenzen, Warren Sternin, Ed Arnold, Arun Shukla, Oliver Retana, Jeb Hoge, M.A. Cross, J. Baldwin, Reese Copeland, Paul Bacas, Chris Crum, Brian Stokes, Ricky O'Conner, Darren Russell, Robert Lorenz, Luis Luciano, David Kinder

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Transformers Are All Dead
    Transformers
  2. 1. The New Order
    Transformers
  3. 2. Transmissions
    Transmissions
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