The next issue in the Chaos saga is out tomorrow with Transformers #22. The story is a flashback to the origins of the Transformers civil war and ties into events that are about the plague the entire race. The covers and first seven pages preview can be found here.
In comic related news, IDW has announced that John Barber (from Marvel) has taken over the reigns of Senior Editor. He is replacing former Senior Editor Andy Schmidt who left IDW for Hasbro. Barber's Transformers credentials including writing the comic adaptation of Transformers: Dark on the Moon and the upcoming Transformers #125 that is said to be titled the Death of Optimus Prime. Sadly considering how poorly the IDW has used the character, not really as big a deal as it may sound. Due note that "death" can have multiple meanings beyond the literal in comics.
James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a) • Alex Milne x 2 (c)
“Chaos” really gets under way! Megatron: firebrand, tyrant, psychopath... prisoner? The Decepticons leader had the Autobots at his mercy—and then surrendered. Optimus Prime tries to find out why in a story that spans four million years and features a cast of thousands. Events in this issue will forever change the way you look at the Transformers Universe...
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio