Over the past few months, I think I've been so excited about IDW's upcoming Revolution event --- which, as you probably know by now, is the big reboot that combines TransformersGI JoeMASKMicronautsAction Man and Rom The Space Knight into a single universe full of the crossover potential that some of us have been waiting thirty years for --- that I'm not sure if I've ever stopped to consider what's going to happen next. I mean, presumably we'll see Snake-Eyes fighting Megatron at some point, but beyond that? I hadn't even considered the possibilities.

Now, however, we know that at least one of the things we're going to be getting comes in the debut issue of John Barber and Kei Zama's Optimus Prime, in which the leader of the Transformers is going to be fighting a giant corkscrew from space. No, that is not a typo, and yes, I am into it. Check out all three covers for Optimus Prime #1 below!


Optimus Prime #1, IDW
Optimus Prime #1, IDW


In order from the top, the series features the regular cover by series artist Kei Zama, as well as the 1:25 Retailer Incentive cover by Sonny Liew, and the subscription cover by Andrew Griffith.

Here's the official solicitation:

Optimus Prime #1— GEM OF THE MONTH
John Barber (w) • Kei Zama (a & c)
REVOLUTION is over—but the danger to Earth is just beginning. As OPTIMUS PRIME pulls Earth into the larger universe, he’s painted a target on Earth… and a new alien incursion begins when a corkscrew shaped craft drills into our world!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Expected in-store date: 11/16/16


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