Transformers and GI Joe to Debut Together in Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment
The long-awaited crossover of two iconic toy brands, Transformers and GI Joe, is finally happening in Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment’s new comic book titled Void Rivals. The announcement has created a buzz among the fans of both brands, and the comic is set to launch next week.
The New Home for G.I. Joe and Transformers Comics
For some time, fans have been wondering where the G.I. Joe and Transformers comic franchise would go after IDW lost the license in 2023. But now, we have been informed that the franchise is in good hands with Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment publishing them in the same comic book series.
Void Rivals #1: The First Crossover Comic
Void Rivals #1 is the first comic book in the new shared universe for G.I Joe and Transformers. The comic is co-created by Robert Kirkman, Matheus Lopes, and Lorenzo De Felici, with a focus on launching a new cohesive storytelling universe for the two toy brands.
While the first issue of Void Rivals may not reveal the true purpose of the comic until the end of the book, the plotline is expected to revolve around the two brands coming together to fight a common enemy. The comic book promise an epic scale adventure, bringing together two of the most iconic franchises in pop culture.
Release Date and Retail Availability
The Void Rivals #1 is set to release in comic book stores on the 14th of June 2023, with pre-orders now available. The comic is expected to be available for a wide audience to enjoy, including the older GI Joe and Transformers fans, as well as younger fans who might be new to these iconic toy brands.
What to Expect from the Crossover?
The crossover of G.I Joe and Transformers comic brands in Void Rivals is one of the most exciting news of 2023. Fans can expect to see both toy brands coming together to create a cohesive storytelling universe in this new comic. Moreover, they can expect:
Void Rivals will introduce new characters from both brands, giving the fans more to love. They might even come to the creation of new toys, games, and other merchandise to accompany these new characters.
Shared Universe of Storytelling
The focus of creating a shared universe of storytelling in Void Rivals hints at the possibility of other stories and comics set in the same universe, featuring both toy brands. Fans can expect the possibility of more crossovers.
Big Announcement at Comic-Con
The upcoming San Diego Comic-Con presents an excellent opportunity for fans to hear more about the future of G.I. Joe and Transformers comics. Larry Hama will be attending the event, and fans can expect exciting announcements about the comics.
The crossover of two of the most iconic toy brands has finally happened in Void Rivals. Transformers and G.I Joe fans are excited to see the two franchises come together in a shared universe of storytelling. The release of the comic is just a week away, and fans should be anticipating the news that the comic brings for the future of Transformers and G.I Joe comics.
When will Void Rivals #1 be released?
Void Rivals #1 is set to release on the 14th of June 2023. The comic is already available for pre-orders.
Will other comics be set in the shared universe?
Yes, the focus of Void Rivals is to launch a shared universe of storytelling for both Transformers and G.I Joe brands. Fans can expect to see more comics set in the same universe in the future.
Who are the creators of Void Rivals?
Void Rivals is co-created by Robert Kirkman, Matheus Lopes, and Lorenzo De Felici. The team promises an epic scale adventure for the readers, and the first issue of the comic comes out next week.
Are there any new characters in Void Rivals?
Yes, Void Rivals introduces new characters from both Transformers and G.I Joe toy brands, which is going to be accompanied by other toys and merchandise.
What can we expect from the crossover of these two iconic brands?
The crossover of Transformers and G.I Joe in Void Rivals promises an epic adventure and a shared universe of storytelling. Fans eagerly anticipate the possibility of more crossovers of these two iconic toy brands in the future.