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OPTIMUS PRIME 05

    

YoJoe ID: CMC-IDW-1982-OPTIMUSP-05

Publisher: IDW Publishing
Issue Date: March 2017
Series: Revolution - Optimus Prime Series
Issue Number: 05

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A fierce battle happens over the Matterhorn mountain with Metrotitan, GI Joe Skystrikers and Dragonflys, Autobots and the Combiner Victorion fighting off lots of Sharkticons. Cosmos and several other Transformers are severely injured. Soundwave projects a speech to the Sharkticons that gets them to stop fighting.

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Alternate Covers

Cover D is a connecting cover with Lost Light #4 Cover D

Notes of Interest

Hasbro Tribune interview with MASK writer Brandon Easton

Hasbro Universe March checklist

Major Players

GI Joe: Hi-Tech, Mainframe

Earth Defense Force: Talon, Spike Witwicky

Others: President of the United States

Transformers: Jazz, Metrotitan, Cosmos, Optimus Prime, Pyra Magna, Aileron, Jetfire, Arcee, Sky Lynx, Sideswipe, Skyburst, Stormclash, Midnight Express, Roulette, Rust Dust, Bump, Slide, Oiler, Dust Up, Jumpstream, Gimlet, Soundwave, Wreck-Gar, Rum-Maj & lots of Sharkticons

Creative Team

"New Cybertron Part 5: Future Glories Lost"

Written by: John Barber
(Megatron quotations on page 12 by James Roberts)
Art by: Kei Zama
Colors by: Josh Burcham
Letters by: Tom B. Long
Editor: Carlos Guzman
Publisher: Ted Adams


Cover Credits
Cover A: Art by Kei Zama, Colors by Josh Burcham
Cover Company: IDW

Cover B (Subscription A): Art by Casey W. Collier, Colors by John-Paul Bove
Cover Company: IDW

Cover C (Subscription B): Art by Andrew Griffith, Colors by Josh Perez
Cover Company: IDW

Cover D (Retailer Incentive): Art by EJ Su
Cover Company: IDW

Full Details

Full Summary can be read at Transformers Wiki tfwiki.net. See Issue Optimus Prime #5

In Mexico City, Jazz (Trying too hard) is following a lady in car mode and then transforms when she confronts him, all he wants to do is protect her, she believes he makes her more of a target. Jazz turns around and sees a horde of Sharkticons controlled by the Junkicons come dropping down to the street from the nearest tall building.

Autobot City aka Metrotitan above the Matterhorn Mountain in Europe, the Junkicon ship has drilled into Metrotitan, its surrounded and being attack by human operated GI Joe Dragonflys and Skystrikers. Cosmos (Disagreed with something that ate him) is inside the Junkicon ship getting tossed around gets ejected out. On Metrotitan, the President of the United States and several other world leaders who had gathered together to meet to discuss representing the world are also being attacked. Optimus Prime (Savior?), Pyra Magna (Leader of the Torchbearers) and Aileron (About to become Air Force One) defend the human leaders and load them into Jetfire (Warrior/Scientist) and Aileron.

Inside the Junkicons ship, Rum-Maj (Earth Invader) and Wreck-Gar (Bonkers, Earth Invader) are having a grand old fun time attacking the humans and Transformers by commanding the Sharkticons.

Soundwave (Decepticon Ally), Talon (GI Joe field Leader) and Spike (Special Warfare) watch the attack from the ground.

Arcee (Concerned) and Sky Lynx (Carriage) have loaded Sideswipe (Comatose) up for evac. Optimus Prime rallies the Torchbearers and Colonist Soldiers on Metrotitan and gives them the orders to take out the Sharkticons. Optimus Prime commands Metrotitan to fight back. Metrotitan partially transforms with his hands coming up and grabbing the corkscrew designed Junkicon ship smashing it. All of the Autobots are amazed that Optimus Prime can command a titan. The Torchbearers, human planes and other Autobots all attack. The Torchbearers combine to form Victorion (The Torchbearers combined form with Gravity powers) to better fight the Sharkticons.

Soundwave spots the falling Cosmos and catches him. Hi Tech (Operations Specialist) and Mainframe (Computer Specialist) are on the ground to help look over Cosmos who is severely damaged. Soundwave projects a speech to the Sharkticons. Mum-Raj and Wreck-Gar come rushing out of the semi-destroyed Junkicon ship. Oiler is severely damaged. Wreck-Gar sneaks into Metrotitan in order to steal the Positron Core.

Soundwave finishes his speech about freedom from the Junkicons power and the Sharkticons transform and stop fighting.

Jazz, in Mexico City, has been surrounded by the Sharkticons who are about to attack but stop short, transform and refuse to attack.

Summary by Josh Eggebeen