The Transformers #2 [Direct]
(November 1984)

Marvel, 1984 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1984-07-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Bob Budiansky (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age 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 has variants.


Optimus Prime vs. Megatron! (Table of Contents)

Transformers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Golden (signed)
Inks
Michael Golden (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Optimus Prime; Megatron
Reprints

Power Play! (Table of Contents: 1)

Transformers / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo (plot); Jim Salicrup (script)
Pencils
Frank Springer
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Optimus Prime; Cliffjumper; Prowl; Bumblebee; Ratchet; Sunstreaker; Jazz; Wheeljack; Windcharger; Ironhide; Mirage; Hound; Sideswipe; Brawn; Soundwave; Megatron; Ravage; Frenzy; Starscream; Thundercracker; Buzzsaw; Skywarp; Laserbeak; Rumble; Sparkplug Witwicky; Buster Witwicky; Jason Boyd; Jesse; "O"; Doris Roland; Mitchell Roland
Synopsis
The battle continues on Earth as both the Autobots and Decepticons try to locate a reasonable energy source they can convert into energon, and the Autobots meet a new ally named Buster Witwicky.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Optimus Prime vs. Megatron!
    Transformers
  2. 1. Power Play!
    Transformers
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