Last Stand

Author: Bob Budiansky
Artists: José Delbo and Jim Fern
Titan Books
RRP 14.99, US $19.95
ISBN 1 84576 008 5
Available 25 March 2005

A terrifying new threat (if you're a robot) has surfaced - the Mecannibals. Autobot Pretenders Landmine and Cloudburst are on the menu, and Decepticons Dreadwind and Darkwing are looking to serve them up on a platter...

Last Stand sees the Transformers tales take a step up in the world. In the past I've occasionally found some of these releases a little monotonous. Page after page of robots duffing up other robots can get a little tiresome. Okay, I know that recent releases have started to be a little more than this, but that's still the perceived image of a Transformers tale.

Now a new enemy has materialised - Mecannibals that feast on our robot pals. How will the Transformers deal with this new threat to their very existence?

There also seems to be a lot more humour in this collection. Watch out for the homage to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. I also loved The Interplanetary Wrestling Championship story line - which adds a whole new dimension to the Transformers universe. And the King Con! story takes a news spin on the King Kong movie.

Whether you are an oldie buying this for retro appeal, or a young comics collection, there's something here for everyone.

One of the best Transformer collections released to date.

Nick Smithson

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