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IDW Shocker: Megatron Joins Autobots

Written by Zechs on Saturday, January 18 2014 and posted in News with Benefits

IDW Shocker: Megatron Joins Autobots

In the wake of "Dark Cybertron", Megatron will be joining a new side.. the Autobots?!

Not to be outdone with Lex Luthor joining the Justice League, (though after Man of Steel, can you blame DC for making the correct adjustment with Lex Luthor being the hero and that evil neck-snapping murderous genocidial Kryptonian the bad guy?) now IDW has announced that Megatron is joining the Autobots. Not a joke or hoax. The former Decepticon leader will be joining the Lost Light crew in Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #28. Here's the solitatation and cover:





Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #28: Dawn of the Autobots—SPOTLIGHT
James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
CERTAIN DEATH, HERE WE COME! MEGATRON assumes control of the quest to find the Knights of Cybertron—a quest that has never before been so urgent, so personal, and so likely to end in tears. An incredulous Lost Light crew is left asking the same thing you are: how exactly did it come to this?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
• You read that right—MEGATRON joins the AUTOBOTS!
• The perfect jumping-on point for new readers!
• Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the TRANSFORMERS!
• Variant interlocking cover by Livio Ramondelli!


This reporter is just shaken to the core. Obviously this blame lies fully on Spider-Man writer Dan Slott for opening the Pandora's Box of crafting Superior Spider-Man aka Doc Ock. Who will we see next who was once a hardcore villain turned good? Nah they wouldn't ever turn the Red Skull, Cobra Commander, Apocalypse, Ultron, the Joker, Zoom, Darkseid, Hobgoblin, and Mephisto GOOD would they?  Or could turning this Megatron bring about IDW ushering another Megatron, a BEASTLY one at that, yeeeeeeeeeeessssssssssssssssssssss?


Thankfully, there's still Superior Foes of Spider-Man which has a cast of bad guys acting like bad guys and it's a pretty damn good book like Transformers: Robots in Disguise and Superior Spider-Man. So go read those.


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About the Author - Zechs

Zechs is the lord and master of The Toy Shed, Moment of the Week, and Durnkin Reveewz. He's also the official whuppin boy at the Outhouse. So he'll get stuck seeing stuff that no mere mortal should ever see. If there's any greater quality to Zechs, it's that he's an avid fan of comic book characters and would defend them to the bitter end against the companies that use them wrongly. He's also brutally honest. Zechs walks the lonely path in Chicagoland area.


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