Skybound’s Energon universe expands with a Free Comic Book Day special.
Energon universe Special offer 2024 will feature three brand new stories set in the shared universe of Skybound comics. According to Sean Mackiewicz, SVP and publisher of Skybound, one of the stories stars “the baddest Decepticon of them all.” Therefore, it most likely focuses on the leader of the Decepticons, Megatron. So far he hasn’t appeared in this month’s current events Transformers Comic books that only appear in flashbacks Transformers #2. However, given that the three main properties of the Energon universe will be featured in the book, the disguised robots will not be the only characters on display.
There will also be stories related to the topic GI Joe Property and the series Empty rivals. The former is another Hasbro franchise like Transformers, although the two have often been linked together through comics and cartoons in the past. On the other hand, Empty rivals is a completely separate franchise and is owned by Skybound, while the publisher only owns the comic publishing rights to it Transformers And GI Joe. Previously, these rights belonged to IDW Publishing, which has since acquired publishing rights for other Hasbro brands such as: My little Pony.
The launch of Skybound Transformers The series has been a huge success and has been well received by critics and fans so far. This will likely continue in the other books, especially those involving this GI Joe Characters. The events of each series are intended to have a strong influence on one another and to give the impression that each book is important in the grand scheme of things. Mackiewicz said, “The releases of VOID RIVALS, TRANSFORMERS, DUKE and COBRA COMMANDER have reminded fans and retailers just how entertaining and surprising a shared comic book universe should be.” Now, this Free Comic Book Day special opens our second year of stories , by making sure everyone gets the chance to try them out.”
The Energon Universe 2024 Special will feature an all-star cast of talent including Skybound founder Robert Kirkman, Daniel Warren Johnson, Joshua Williamson, Lorenzo De Felici and Ryan Ottley, the latter of whom worked on the comic series Invincible with Kirkman. Along with the above Empty rivals And TransformersThe Energon universe is scheduled to expand in December 2023 and January 2024 with the launch of duke And Cobra Commander. These books will further the rise of GI Joe and rival organization Cobra, taking the fight away from the Autobots and Decepticons for a more human perspective.
Energon Universe 2024 Special will be released on May 4, 2024.