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Dreamwave Comic: First Appearance Guide:


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The Transformers (First Mini Series):

- The Transformers #1, Apr. 2002, $2.95, Sarracini/ Lee -

First Appearance:

| Autobots: Optimus Prime | Decepticons: Megatron | Others: Spike, Daniel. |

Special Notes/ Synopsis: 

In 1999 the human joined the Autobots war and defeated the Decepticons.  As a courtesy, the human built a space shutter called the Ark II for the Autobots, who were headed back to their home land, Cybertron along with  the captured Decepticons, and  seven chosen human included Sparkplug.  As the shutter blast off into the sky, an explosion occur ripping the shutter into pieces and debris all over the place. 


- The Transformers #2, May. 2002, $2.95, Sarracini/ Lee -

| Autobots: The Autobot Matrix, Bumblebee, Grimlock, Prowl, Jazz, Mirage, Sideswipe, Sunstreaker,  Wheeljack, Trailbreaker, and Superion | Decepticons: Soundwave, Starscream, Thundercracker (only a glimpse of his rear), Rumble (blue), Ravage, and Laserbeak  | Others: None |

Special Notes/ Synopsis: 

Megatron and his Deceptions survive the explosion.  Prime was rescued by Spike thanks to a piece of Matrix that Prime gave to him before the accident.  Prime then used the Matrix to reactivated his fallen Autobots who had fallen into the ocean.


- The Transformers #3, Jun. 2002, $2.95, Sarracini/ Lee -

| Autobots: Ironhide, Ratchet, and Bluestreak (shot on all three weren't so clear) | Decepticons: Skywarp, Thundercracker (complete view) | Others: None |

Special Notes/ Synopsis: 

The first battled between the Autobots and Decepticons since the explosion.


- The Transformers #4, Jul. 2002, $2.95, Sarracini/ Lee -

| Autobots: None | Decepticons: Devastator | Others: None |

Special Notes/ Synopsis: 

Superion beats up Devastator but only to get blow up by Starscream, Skywarp, and Thundercracker.


- The Transformers #5, Aug. 2002, $2.95, Sarracini/ Lee -

| Autobots: Cliffjumper, Huffer, Brawn, and Red Alert | Decepticons: None | Others: None |

Special Notes/ Synopsis: 

Optimus Prime gave Devastator a knock out.....but he and his troops are captured by the Decepticons.


- The Transformers #6, Oct. 2002, $2.95, Sarracini/ Lee -

| Autobots: None | Decepticons: None | Others: None |

Special Notes/ Synopsis:  

The autobots defeated the Decepticons but at a great lost.  Wheeljack while trying to stop the virus, sacrificed his life.  Superion also sacrificed himself in order to save both the autobots and decepticons by flying straight into the nuke missile as it was launched by the human, military.  Superion was pulverized as its entire pieces felled into the ocean.


Transformers - War And Peace (Second Mini Series):

- The Transformers #1, Apr. 2003, $2.95, Mick/ Lee -

First Appearance:

| Autobots: Ultra Magnus, Sandstorm, Broadside, and Gears | Decepticons: Shockwave, Astrotrain, Octane, Scourge, Thrust, Ramjet, Dirge, and Frenzy (red?) | Others: No Human |

The Casts:

Autobots: Ultra Magnus, Sandstorm, Broadside, Gears, Optimus Prime, Prowl, Mirage, Sideswipe, Ironhide, Bumblebee, Sunstreaker, Grimlock, Ratchet, Huffer, Brawn, Hound, Trailbreaker, Jazz, Wheeljack, Bluestreak, 

Decepticons:: Shockwave, Astrotrain, Blitzwing, Octane, Scourge, Thrust, Ramjet, Dirge, Frenzy (red), Megatron, Thundercracker, Starscream, Skywarp, Soundwave, Rumble, and Ravage.

Other: None

Special Notes/ Synopsis: 

One year after their last confrontation, both the Autobots and Decepticons were set up and ambushed by a third party from Cybertron.  Leaded by Shockwave and his Cybertronian force which consisted of both the Autobots and Decepticons, they quickly defeated Megatron and his earthly Decepticons.  The captured Decepticons were given second chance to join Shockwave as they all were boarded back to Cybertron.  On their way there, Starscream decided to finished the beaten up Megatron and threw him off into space.  Meanwhile, the Autobots were fortunate to escape from Shockwave and avoid capturing.  However, the reconnaissance Autobots which included Prowl, Hound, and Trailbreaker were being attacked by the Cybertronian conehead seekers.  As they prepared to fight, Ultra Magnus revealed himself to Prowl who was surprised by his allegiance.


- The Transformers #2, May. 2003, $2.95, Mick/ Lee -

First Appearance:

| Autobots: Perceptor, Topspin, Twin Twist, Skylynx, Slag, Sludge, Snarl, and Swoop (only see the rear of wing)  | Decepticons: Reflector (all three) | Others: None |

The Casts:

Autobots: Perceptor, Topspin, Twin Twist, Skylynx, Slag, Sludge, Snarl, Swoop, Grimlock, Ultra Magnus, Optimus Prime, Jazz, Prowl, Ratchet, Gear, Bluestreak,  Brawn, Sunstreaker, Sideswipe, Wheeljack, Cliffjumper, Ironhide, Bumblebee, Hound, and Mirage.  

Decepticons:: Reflector, Shockwave, Blitzwing, Thrust, Ramjet, Dirge, Thundercracker, Starscream, Skywarp, Soundwave, Ravage.

Other: None

Special Notes/ Synopsis: 

Prime was forced to surrender to Magnus and the Cybertronian army because of two conditions.  One, some of his members had been captured such as Prowl, Hound, Mirage, Gears, Cliffjumper etc.   And two, he wanted to know the status of Shockwave and his captives, the Deceptions.  While Prime and the captured Autobots are boarded inside Skylynx back to Cybertron, 7 Autobots were secretly left on Earth as Prime has a special mission for them.  Back on Cybertron, one of Shockwave plans had been discovered by Perceptor who is now radioed Shockwave for an explanation.  On Earth, Grimlock went on a solo mission in searching for his fellow deactivated Dinobots for reinforcement against the Cybertronian army.  Meanwhile, Magnus and the captured Autobots are about to land on Cybertron when Shockwave informed Ultra Magnus that the Autobots must be deactivated before putting their foot on Cybertron.  Quickly, Ultra Magnus rejected the statement and said that was not part of the arrangement as he slammed his hand onto the controller.


Transformers (Ongoing Series):

- The Transformers #0, Dec. 2003, $2.95, Mick/ Figueroa/ Lee -

First Appearance:

 Autobots: None | Decepticons: Cyclonus | Others: The Quintessons, Quintessa, Alligatorcon,  and Arbulus |

The Casts:

Autobots: Wheejack, Jazz, Ratchet, Windcharger, Brawn, Sideswipe, Prowl, Springer, Kup, Ironhide, Smokescreen, Ultra Magnus, Optimus Prime, and WreckGar. 

Decepticons:: Cyclonus and herads, Scourge and heralds, Devatator, Shockwave, Astrotrain, Blitzwing, Megatron, and unknown Seekers.

Other: Quintessons, Alligatorcons, Sharticons, Unicron, Arbulus

Special Notes/ Synopsis: 

Unicron had been reawaken from dormancy who then consumed the Planet Lithone.  From this planet, he was able to generate a second wave of heralds in the form of Cyclonus and all will be off to Earth.  The first wave, Scourge and his heralds, were sent out along time ago.  When Cybertron went to shut down/ dormancy mode, it was Scourge who reactivated Shockwave.  Scourge intention was to track Shockwave from behind in obtaining information  but was forced to intervene when an extermination unit consisted of the Sharticons attacked Shockwave.  Once resolved, Shockwave betrayed Scourge and blasted him into stasis lock.  It was through Scourge that Shockwave was able to learn the origin of Cybertron.  On Earth, the same being as Scourge was witness on Earth but was terminated by Shockwave whose body had been occupied by the human including Devatator and Superion.  Before heading off to Cybertron, Optimus Prime leave some of his crew on Earth while he and the other went to battle Shockwave.  Shockwave lost at the end when Optimus Prime and Ultra Magnus joint force.  Meanwhile, the battled damaged Megatron is repairing himself thanks to WreckGar help who also found some deactivated seekers for Megatron.  All of these were narrated by the Quintessons as they laugh in joyous for judgment day.


- The Transformers #1, Jan. 2004, $2.95, Mick/ Figueroa  -

First Appearance:

 Autobots: Diaclone Ultra Magnus (cameo), Stepper aka Targetmaster Jazz (cameo), Galaxy Shuttle (cameo), Brawn w/ toy face helmet, Bumper  | Decepticons: Soundblaster (Cameo), Combaticons, Bruticus,  | Others: Sunstorm   |

The Casts:

Autobots: Jazz, Ratchet, Brawn, Sunstreaker, Sideswipe, Wheeljack, Windcharger, Bumblebee, Seaspray, Powerglide, Cliffjumper, Cosmo, Bumper. 

Decepticons:: Starscream, Combaticons, Bruticus, Runabout, Runamuck, Soundwave, Frenzy (red), Skywarp, Thundercracker, 

Other: Sunstorm

Special Notes/ Synopsis: 

Once one Earth, Soundwave, Frenzy, Thundercracker, and Skywarp led the first wave attack on the Ark but ended being as prisoner as they were no matched against the 7 Autobots: Brawn, Jazz, Sideswipe, Sunstreaker, Ratchet, Windcharger, and Wheeljack  Un-expectantly, the second wave attack which consisted of the Combaticons proven to be too much for the 7 Autobots as they were beaten by the Bruticus mode and some were taken as prisoner.  Brawn and Ratchet were able to escape Bruticus and made it back to the Ark.  On Cybertron, Runabout and Runamuck discovered some clone of Transformers but was temporary put into stasis lock by a new powerful being, Sunstorm.  Realized that two Autobots had been missing, the furious Starscream led the Combaticons to the Arks with a mission to capture the Autobots, the Ark, and free Soundwave and the rest.  With the situation was in jeopardy, Brawn radioed to Bumblebee and his minibots crew who were boarding on Orion shuttle and were on their way to Earth.  This urgent call for help was to late as Bruticus managed to break into the Ark, free his fellow Decepticons, while Starscream gunned down both Ratchet and Brawn from the behind.  On Earth's orbit, Sunstorm flew directly onto the Autobot Orion shuttle and made a huge impact on the Minibots inside as they screamed in pain as well in shock by Sunstorm's power who was just passing them by.


- The Transformers #2, Feb. 2004, $2.95, Mick/ Figueroa  -

First Appearance:

 Autobots: Jetfire, Pipe, Hub Cub, Swerve, Tailgate, Outback, Powerdashers (all three)  | Decepticons: None | Others: None   |

The Casts:

Autobots: Jetfire, Pipe, Hub Cub, Swerve, Tailgate, Outback, Powerdashers, Hoist, Ultra Magnus, Optimus Prime, Ironhide, Prowl, Red Alert, Bumblebee, Cliffjumper, Seaspray, Powerglide, Cosmo, Brawn, Streetwise, Hot Spot, Groove, First Aid, Warpath, Ratchet, and Skylynx.

Decepticons:: Starscream, Combaticons, Bruticus, Soundwave, Frenzy (red), Skywarp, Thundercracker,  

Other: Sunstorm

Special Notes/ Synopsis: 

Sunstorm finally found Starscream, Soundwave, Thundercracker, Skywarp, and Frenzy (red) as they all began to shoot at him.  Unfortunately, it wasn't enough to stop Sunstorm.  Bruticus was called for reinforcement but before he could get his hand on Sunstorm, he was shot on the head by the Minibots shuttle, Orion.  Sunstorm quickly headed for Orion and sent the shuttle to its crashing.  Starscream saw this as an opportuinity for escape and quickly went to hide out, the Nemesis ship beneath an ocean.  On Cybertron, Ironhide and Prowl were recruting new members to the Autobots squads.  Later, Hoist informed Prowl that Optimus Prime should be back online very soon.  Ultra Magnus now just walked in and joined the conversation as Ironhide was surprise to his quick recovery from the Shockwave incident.  The three continued to exchange their wordings but was interrupted by a transmission from Streetwise and the Protectobots as they informed Prowl regarding a Decepticon laboratory which was trashed by someone and caused a stasis lock on Runamuck and Runabout.  Back on Earth, Sunstorm was able to locate Starscream hideout and pursuit after him.  Realizing that he's in trouble, Starscream quicky reactivated Jetfire to life who was put inside a CR Tube along with the ice that trapped him.  Once Sunstorm faced Starscream, he began to ask Starscream to join him claiming



Transformers: The War Within

Issue #1, Oct. 2002, $2.95, First Appearance of:

| Autobots: Optimus Prime, Bluestreak, Ironhide, Skids, Wheeljack, Grimlock, Kup, Bumblebee, Trailbreaker, Prowl, Jazz, Hound, and Tracks. | Decepticons: Megatron, Skywarp, Thundercracker, and Kickback.  |  

Special Notes: Cybertron is under attacked as the newly and chosen one Optimus Prime must change his civilian way of life and lead his fellow autobots to stop the evil Decepticons.  


Issue #2, Nov. 2002, $2.95, First Appearance of:

| Autobots: Grapple, Powerglide, Hoist, Outback, Brawn, Ratchet, Red Alert, and Huffer.  | Decepticons: Soundwave, Starscream, Ravage, Laserbeak, Scrapper, Long Haul, Mixmaster, Bombshell, Shrapnel, Shockwave, Astrotrain, Brawl.  |  

Special Notes: Prime ordered all people to evaluate from Cybertron, but only to be barricaded by the Decepticons.


Issue #3, Dec. 2002, $2.95, First Appearance of:

| Autobots: Cliffjumper (?)  | Decepticons: Thrust, Dirge, Ramjet, Venom, Chop shop, Blitzwing, Rumble, Octane |  

Special Notes: Megatron and Optimus Prime first confrontation.