Written by Brian Ruckley
Art by Angel Hernandez and Anna Malkova
Colors by Joana Lafuente
Letters by Tom B. Long
The Rundown: The Autobots go on the hunt for the splinter group responsible for two murders on Cybertron and they’re going to find a conspiracy bigger than they thought.
Chromia, Sideswipe and Windblade have made their way to a Cybertronian monument that is considered sacred. When they find a hidden base beneath it, they prepare for battle as they descend deep into the planet to investigate. Once there they discover how vast and organized the group is and how far they’ll go to protect their secrets.
As the Autobots fight below the planet, Bumblebee will that the Ascenticon cause is gaining more and more followers.
The Story: The conspiracy is growing and this issue includes more action and stakes that make for exciting storytelling. Brian Ruckley ramps up the action in this issue and it’s entertaining in both its pace and purpose. The dialogue is great and the reveals keep the reader engaged in discovering where this story goes next.
The Art: Angel Hernandez and Anna Malkova deliver some great art throughout this issue. From the characters to the action, everything looks brilliantly detailed and vibrant.