Tag Archive: MTMTE

Apr 08

MTMTE #39 Recap: The Permanent Revolution

Tarn discovers that Megatron has renounced the Decepticon cause! But will Decepticon rebel and DJD target Deathsaurus be willing to work with him to build a brave new future? How many Japanese G1 characters can you spot aboard his Warworld? And just how sad am I that Hellbat was wasted on Drift: Empire of Stone? …

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Dec 17

MTMTE #36 Recap: All our parlous yesterdays – Elegant Chaos part 1

It’s been mentioned elsewhere that sometimes not a whole lot happens in MTMTE. Don’t get me wrong, stuff happens, lots of it, feels and pain and sadness and funny stuff, but the plot, the overarching plot arch that Roberts has all penciled out somewhere is moving at a rather relaxed pace and this felt especially …

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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 24

IDW Presents the Humble Transformers Bundle!

IDW has teamed up with the folks at Humble Bundle – which sells bundles of games, books, and other digital content at a heavy discount to support various charities – to offer the Humble Transformers Bundle! You can pay whatever you want to pick up the first four volumes of the Transformers Classics collection. If …

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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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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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Feb 10

One Foot In The Dead Universe: IU Talks to John Barber and James Roberts

Now that Dark Cybertron is well and underway, we here at Iacon Underground were fortunate enough to get to ask IDW writers John Barber and James Roberts some questions about the series so far and both Robots in Disguise and More Than Meets The Eye going forward! IU: Thank you both so much for taking the time to …

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Jan 17

More Than Meets Some Haikus!

[Ed. Note: I come from a fanzine background, so I love highlighting not just news but creative work as well. So have some haikus from our contributor Windchaser!] Cyclonus the grump. Can’t deal with emotions. Tears face in grief. Robot Tailgate So old, yet so very young. New horn seals friendship With amnesia Skids has …

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