I know I promised a full K-zone post… but their article on TF4 is a bit more accurate and spoilery — so I’ll just hold off until the movie is out. Until then, here’s their tribute to old-school TFs which I thought was pretty awesome.
Mania is an Australian, boy-targetted kids’ magazine. Printed in a A5 format, it is basically a glorified catalogue for various kids’ media. One of many. I buy these kids magazines whenever they feature Transformers on the cover.
Then I scan the contents and share it online.
This usually only happens around the time of the movies. Bask in the awfulness.
There are no fewer than twenty amazing things on this page
(Whiz Comics #20, art by CC Beck)
My favourite part isn’t even explicit on the page. Sivana is keeping Billy alive because he needs human blood for the final component of his super power experiments. Experiments which involve him wearing a robot suit (which he’s wearing on that page).
[Osamu] Tezuka once stated his intention to keep working into his eighties, but it was a hope more than anything else. He was a physician (and thus presumably capable of monitoring his health), and he seemed to have good genes; his father survived the war and lived to be eighty-six. Yet even…