The Transformers #7 [Newsstand Edition]
(August 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:
1985-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
0714860237908
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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Transformers (Marvel, 1984 series) #7 [Direct Edition]. There exist further variants.

At least three printings of this exist. Third printing is clearly labeled in the indicia and also has only the US price on the cover, not British or Canadian prices. The third printing also has the CCA stamp which is not on the 1st printing's cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Transformers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mark Bright (signed)
Inks:
Brad Joyce (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Megatron; Ratchet
Reprints:

Warrior School! (Table of Contents)

Transformers / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Budiansky
Pencils:
William Johnson
Inks:
Kyle Baker
Colors:
Nel Yomtov
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Optimus Prime; Ratchet; Soundwave; Laserbeak; Shockwave; Megatron; Buster Witwicky; G.B. Blackrock; Josie Beller; Melanie; Ferdy; Gabe; Jessie; "O"
Synopsis:
Ratchet returns to the Ark and finds Optimus, who tells him to never give up hope. He then faces Megatron and makes an agreement: if he defeats Shockwave, then the Ark is his once more, but sure of Megatron's treachery, he sets out to find the Dinobots (buried in the savage land).
Reprints:

Transmissions (Table of Contents)

Transmissions / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Owsley
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Jason Bak, Andrew Todd, Danny Woipiat, Mark Salom, Brian Bolchelmann, David Saove, James H. Baker, Samson Tam, Carlo Tarini, Steven Mancil, Dave Nowik

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Transformers
  2. 1. Warrior School!
    Transformers
  3. 2. Transmissions
    Transmissions
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