Scott Gramling [and the Neverending Beers] (Editor-in-Chief, Wizard Entertainment Editorial); Brian Cunningham [and the Golden Deadline] (Executive Editor, Wizard Entertainment Editorial); Zach Oat [and the Unused Razor Blade of Eternity] (Editor, Toyfare: The Toy Magazine); Adam Tracey [and the Hangover from Hell] (Managing Editor; Toyfare: The Toy Magazine); T.J. Dietsch [and the Unlicensed Doctor] (Associate Editor, Toyfare: The Toy Magazine)
The on sale date is taken from the previous issue. This refers to the comic store on sale date; the newsstand date is 2008-04-22.
When Starscream, Soundwave, and Shockwave return from Mexico, Megatron isn't allowed across the border as he is a gun. Back at home, Starscream assumes leadership of the Decepticons. He interviews them and utilizes their skills to dig a hole to embarrass the Autobots. When they aren't given Energon, they strike. Mediation breaks down. Starscream decides to get Engergon on the black market. There is a bust. He fires itinerant workers. Megatron returns. They are arrested for hiring undocumented workers.