Transformers & My Little Pony Are Teaming Up In New Collection
Two blockbuster leisure franchises from Hasbro go head-to-head in a brand new crossover by IDW Publishing’s My Little Pony/Transformers!
This Might, two blockbuster leisure franchises go head-to-head in a brand new crossover by IDW Publishing in My Little Pony / Transformers. The four-issue comedian ebook occasion from Hasbro, the biggest toymaker on the planet, and IDW, licensed writer of comedian titles from powerhouses Disney and Cartoon Community, brings collectively the Robots in Disguise and the enchanting Rainbow Squad from My Little Pony.
Toys and comics books have a well-established bond that has spanned a long time of printed and digital media, and the symbiotic relationship has paid dividends for various motion determine franchises developed by Hasbro. House to Energy Rangers, Monopoly and Nerf, Hasbro owns and produces merchandise from Kenner, Milton Bradley, and Parker Brothers, in addition to subsidiary Wizards of the Coast, publishers of the favored roleplaying recreation, Dungeons & Dragons and the collectible card recreation, Magic the Gathering. In 1984, Hasbro launched a line of motion figures that transformed, in just a few fast twists, from robotic hero (or villain) design to a vehicle-shape to an enthusiastic toy market, and a worldwide fascination with Transformers, Robots in Disguise was born. After six function movies, quite a few animated collection’ together with a full-length animation movie, video video games, and 15-year comic-book run at IDW Publishing, the conflict between Optimus Prime’s Autobots and the Decepticons, led by the depraved Megatron has turn out to be a mainstay in fashionable tradition and the miniature-mechas are a favourite of toy followers and collectors throughout the globe.
Hasbro loved related success within the early 1980s with a novel tackle the ages-old dream, a pony of your very personal, pitched to the producer by illustrator and designer Bonnie D Zacherle. My Fairly Pony hit shops in 1981 and, after a nominal rebranding, My Little Pony pranced from the cabinets and right into a profitable franchise that now consists of video video games, animated collection’, a movement image, a roleplaying recreation Tails of Equestria: The Storytelling Recreation, from River Horse, and the 18 quantity Friendship is Magic comedian ebook collection from IDW Publishing. The Rainbow Squad, central characters of the My Little Pony enterprise consists of Twilight Sparkle, Rarity, Fluttershy, and Applejack, the unicorns, pegasi, and ponies that populate the magical world of Equestria. This spring the prismatic ponies return to face the “menace of malevolent magic and equipment” from an evil alliance between the Rainbow Squad’s nemesis, Queen Chrysalis of the changelings and the maniacal machines of Megatron, in IDW’s My Little Pony / Transformers crossover. Solely with the help of noble Optimus Prime and the valiant Autobots can they hope to beat the mechanized nightmare that threatens PonyLand, Everfree Forest, and all of Equestria.
In what IDW calls “the wildest crossover of Hasbro creations ever,” the world of My Little Pony faces an incursion from large robots after “the scheming Queen Chrysalis casts a spell searching for changeling allies, however by accident interferes with a distant Cybertronian Spacebridge … and brings the Autobots and Decepticons to Equestria!” The comedian writer has assembled a staff of writers, in James Asmus, Ian Flynn, and Sam Maggs, and the artist skills of Casey W. Coller, Jack Lawrence, Sara Pitre-Durocher, Priscilla Tramontano, and Tony Fleecs (who additionally offers cowl art work for the whole thing of the collection), to craft the dimension-hopping team-up. IDW‘s Editor-in-Chief John Barber explains, ”We’re all actually excited to see this mashup of characters by a mashup of creators who’re honoring the legacy of each universes … and doing it in essentially the most bonkers, enjoyable method possible!”
My Little Pony / Transformers crossover occasion hits retailer cabinets this Might.