Tag Archive: Megatron

May 27

MTMTE #41 Recap: The Sensuous Frame

Alas, I was dealing with Life Stuff last month and couldn’t get a recap together for #40, but I have returned! Okay, so one person on Twitter asked about it, but that’s pretty much all it takes. The Lost Lights finds the missing Vis Vitalis just in time to learn that its captain Thunderclash, the most …

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Mar 04

MTMTE #38 Recap: Elegant Chaos, Part 3: [Title Redacted]

The Elegant Chaos arc reaches its end here. Five million years in the past Brainstorm stands before a half-finished Megatron, finger on the trigger, as Rodimus and the others rush to save reality as they know it by saving one of the universe’s greatest tyrants. In the present Megatron, Ultra Magnus, and Perceptor can only …

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Nov 26

More Than Meets The Eye #35 Recap – The Custom-Made Now: An Elegant Chaos Prologue

Revealed to be a Decepticon sleeper agent, Brainstorm is now loose in the time stream! But what kind of damage does he intend to do four million years in the past? Just what did he do to everyone at Swerve’s bar? And is Trailbreaker Trailcutter really dead or was that just a particularly graphic JRo …

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Sep 17

More than Meets the Eye #33 Recap – Morality is shades of grey.

I love it when literature makes me think. Whether it’s books, articles, essays, comics or poetry, it is like hitting the gym, only with my brain, challenging me to think and ponder things in new ways. One of the reasons why I like to rank MTMTE extremely high on my list of favorite comics of …

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Aug 27

More Than Meets The Eye #32 Recap – Here there be monsters

I have a long standing love/hate relationship with horror and splatter films, particularly the ones from the 80s. Though they near always result in bad sleep and nightmares, I still watch them, coming back for that surge of adrenaline and the feeling like your heart is about to leap from your chest (and there is …

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Jul 10

More than Meets the Eye #31 Recap – The bottle episode

The term “bottle episode” refers to an episode limited in the number of characters and its setting, originating with the 1960s Star Trek where the term referred to episodes only shot on the starship Enterprise. More than Meets the Eye shares one thing with that old classic sci-fi series, in that it also takes place …

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Jun 25

More than Meets the Eye #30 Recap – How do you solve a problem like Megatron?

There’s a saying…In a lot of different languages that something that’s good is well worth waiting for. With this latest issue of More Than Meets the Eye; I was starting to doubt that. With over a month to wait for the resolution to the cliffhanger and story hooks from last issue, I was going a …

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May 14

Review: More than Meets the Eye 29 – Story Hooks

Over one year ago I attended a writing class and one of the lecturers brought up the term “story hook”; something, a mystery or an unanswered question that keeps us readers invested in the story and compels us to keep turning the page to see what happens next. With Roberts’ choice to have storylines from …

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Apr 30

Review: More than Meets the Eye #28 – The one with Megatron on the cover (Spoilers!)

This issue comes out on the 30th of April, which is close enough to my birthday (one day, but who’s counting) that I consider it an early birthday present…And it is quite the present! When I first held an issue of this comic in my hands it was the characters that made me fall in …

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Jan 16

IDW “After The Dark…” Teaser Images Reveal HUGE Twist

  Over on their Tumblr, IDW’s been tossing out teaser images for what comes after Dark Cybertron with the “After The Dark…” tagline. The first one, with Optimus Prime (or possibly still Orion Pax?) over a planet that looks suspiciously like Earth, was a bit of a surprise after IDW swore off Earth-based stories a …

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