Summaries of all Marvel Transformer Comic Books from the Netherlands


Dutch Comic #1
1The planet Cybertron on which there is a civil war between two races of machines (Autobots and Decepticons) is introduced. The leader of the "bad guys" is named Megatron. From the city of Iacon a leader emerges in the ranks of the peaceful Autobots: Optimus Prime. Autobots scientist warn Optimus Prime that an astroid belt is threatening Cybertron. Optimus Prime decides to take a select group of Autobots on board of a spaceship, the Ark, and to destroy the astroids. Unfortunately, Ravage learns of this plan and he informs Megatron. Megatron decides to follow the Autobots into space, so that he can eliminate Optimus Prime and demoralize the Autobots on Cybertron. After the Autobots destroyed the astroids, the Decepticons attack. The Decepticons enter the Ark, but Optimus Prime wants to protect the secrets of the ship. So he lets the ship with Autobots and Decepticons inside crash on a distant planet. Four milion years later a vulcanic eruption of the Mount St. Hilary awakens the computers of the Ark and it starts repairing all Transformers. Everyone is given a transformation mode that resembles a construction on this planet. Megatron and his Decepticons: Starscream, Skywarp, Thundercracker, Rumble, Frenzy, Soundwave, Ravage, Laserbeak and Buzzsaw, leave the Ark to fully restore from their wounds before they fight the Autobots. Optimus Prime and the Autobots: Ironhide, Huffer, Bumblebee, Sunstreaker, Cliffjumper, Brawn, Sideswipe, Mirage, Bluestreak, Prowl, Jazz, Gears, Hound, Windcharger, Ratchet, Wheeljack and Trailbreaker start investigating the planet by satelite images. Five Autobots set out to make contact with the inhabitans of the planet, they drive to a drive-in movie. However, the Decepticons had followed them and attack to prevent the Autobots from making contact. During the fight Prowl realizes that the humans are the inhabitans and not the cars. He orders the Autobots to leave and they head back to the Ark. Bumblebee remains wounded in his automode behind. One human, Buster Witwicky, takes him home to repair him. Buster's father, Sparkplug, is able to fix him. Meanwhile, Megatron has come to the same conclusion as Prowl. He and the Decepticons attack a nuclear power plant and steal the equipment. Bumblebee introduces himself to Sparkplug and Buster. Sparkplug offers to help the Autobots in making petrol usable for Transformers. Bumblebee thanks him for his offer and sends a radio message to Optimus Prime. The Autobots leave the Ark and head for Sparkplug. Megatron learns of Sparkplugs offer and manages to kidnap him. The Autobots are unable to pursue the Decepticons, because they are almost without energy.
Dutch Comic #2
2 Sparkplug is brought to the newly built Decepticon fortress on Earth. The Autobots head back to the Ark for repairs. Buster takes his leave from his girlfriend Jessie and a friend named O and goes with the Autobots to rescue his father. Megatron threatens Sparkplug with and laser and finally Sparkplug agrees to make petrol usuable for Decepticons. The US army surrounds the Decepticon fortress, but they have to flee when the Decepticons attack. Peter Parker, better known as Spiderman, decides to investigate the fortress. After he slight misunderstanding, he becomes friends with Gears. Spiderman helps the Autobots to get near the fortress and they attack the Decepticons. Spiderman and Gears sneak in the fortress and rescue Sparkplug during the fighting outside. Unfortunately, Megatron discovers them. Spiderman and Sparkplug escape, but Gears falls into a ravine. The other Autobots collect his remains and head back to the Ark, where Sparkplug and Buster are reunited. Gears is repaired and tells the Autobots that the Decepticons got the formula of Sparkplug. Huffer is furious, but Ironhide defends Sparkplug. A fighting starts, the tension becomes to much for Sparkplug and he gets a heart attack. Ratchet takes him and Buster to a hospital. Meanwhile the Decepticons are fully reenergized, but some are wounded from the Autobot attack on their fortress. Huffer discovers from the files of the Ark that the Decepticon Shockwave landed on Earth shortly after the crash of the Ark. In response the Ark had repaired the five Dinobots four milion years ago to stop Shockwave. The fate of the Dinobots and Shockwave were however unknown. Optimus Prime sends a probe to search for the Dinobots. The Autobots are however still without energy. Optimus Prime decides to transfer all remaining energy to the five strongest Autobots: Ironhide, Mirage, Bluestreak, Huffer and himself. Then the Decepticons attack the Ark. The fighting is fierce. In the Arctic, the probe finds a buried Transformer and starts digging. The Decepticons in the Ark charge the Autobots for the last time and win! Megatron stands triumphant with the wounded Optimus Prime in his hands. Suddenly, all Decepticons fall down in agony. Sparkplug had made a fuel that caused corosion. The Autobots realize what happened and are happy with this victory. But then, a blast from above knocks all Autobots unconscious and Shockwave lands in the middle of the bodies.
Dutch Comic #3
3 Shockwave has taken command of both the Decepticons and the Ark and starts repairing the Decepticons. The Autobots are all deactivated. Shockwave decides to disassemble the bodies for spare parts. Only Optimus Prime is held apart, because his programming contains the Creation Matrix. The Matrix enables the holder to make new Transformers. The only Autobot that is still free and functioning is Ratchet. He learns from Buster of Sparkplugs trick. Ratchet and Buster head for the Ark, although Sparkplug forbad Buster to have contact with the Transformers. They notice the Decepticons and Buster alone sneaks into the Ark. He finds the bodies of the Autobots. Then he sees Optimus Primes head, mounted into a machine. In the meantime, Shockwave attacks an oil platform of the milionair G.B. Blackrock. The technician on the platform, Josie Beller, activates the defences. However, Shockwave is too strong. A blast from him causes a shortcircuit and Josie is electrocuted. G.B. Blackrock takes her with him as he leaves the platform. Shockwave radios the other Decepticons and orders them to come to his location. Only the still wounded Megatron is left in the Ark. He swears to take back the command of the Decepticons. Somewhere else in the Ark, Optimus Prime asks Buster to help him. Buster agrees and Optimus Prime asks him to hold two wires to his head. Buster does so and an electric current goes through his head. Buster shortly looses consciousness, when he awakens he leaves the Ark and heads for Ratchet. He tells Ratchet all the other Autobots are dead and that Optimus Prime is a prisoner. Shockwave arrives back in the Ark. There Megatron challenges his command. The battle takes them outside into a village. Without many difficulties Shockwave defeats the still wounded Megatron. Shockwave shows the heavily wounded Megatron to the Decepticons and demands their loyalty. All, including Megatron, swear their loyalty.
Dutch Comic #4
4 Ratchet and Buster meet some campers. Buster suddenly has a severe headache. The campers offer to take him home. It is up to Ratchet to free the Autobots. Shockwave found his next target: an aerospace factory of G.B. Blackrock. They attack and take hold of the factory. G.B. Blackrock swears Josie, who has become paralyzed because of Shockwave, that he will take his revenge on the Transformers. Ratchet sneaks into the Ark and finds the head of Optimus Prime. Optimus Prime tells him it is best "to think like a soldier, before one can act as a soldier". Buster arrives home. Jessie and O try to comfort him, but he asks them to leave him. He tries to repair a car in his Dad's workshop, but he has no experience. Suddenly, he gets the headache again and the mechanical tools start to float in the air. In the Ark, Ratchet encounters Megatron. He tries to fight but is no match. Shockwave contacts Megatron during the fight and orders Megatron to ready Optimus Primes head for transport. Thus Ratchet learns that Shockwave is the leader now, he decides to bluff his way out of this situation. He offers to defeat Shockwave for Megatron in return for the Ark and the Autobots. Ratchet tells him that the Dinobots defeated Shockwave once and will be able to do so a second time. Megatron agrees and they make a pact. Ratchet searches for the remains of the Dinobots in a swamp in the Wild Lands that are located on Antarctica. Shockwave arrives in the Ark and takes the head of Optimus Prime to the factory he has captured. He plans to use the Matrix to make new Decepticons. Ratchet finds the Dinobot Slag and watches the memories in Slag's database. He sees how the Dinobots attacked Shockwave four milion years ago and how they almost lost. But the Dinobot Snarl blasted the rocks of a mountain and they were all covered by a landslide. Now Slag awakens again. Ratchet asks his help to defeat Shockwave. Later that day Megatron gets a message of Ratchet. Ratchet tells him that Shockwave is defeated and shows him a movie of the battle. Megatron heads to a mountain to meet Ratchet as they had agreed. But he does not keep his part of the bargain and attacks Ratchet. But the Dinobots are also present. Then Ratchet tells him that the movie was four milion years old. Megatron is furious and starts to fight the Dinobots. The Dinobots are no match for Megatron and it's up to Ratchet again. He manages to knock Megatron over the edge of a cliff. Ratchet and the Dinobots now head to the Ark to free the other Autobots. In a hospital in the city Josie has created a device that will enable her to walk again and to take her revenge.
Dutch Comic #5
5 G.B. Blackrock announces he has developed a new weapon against the Transfomers. Josie asks him to let her help him to destroy the Transfomers, but he refuses. Ratchet has been able to repair all Autobots in the Ark. The Autobots have Optimus Prime's body, but Shockwave has his head. The Autobots hear of Blackrock's weapon on the radio and realize that the humans make no difference between Autobots and Decepticons. Jazz and Wheeljack set out to make contact with G.B. Blackrock. The Autobots will offer protection in return for energy. Shockwave sends Starscream and Frenzy to G.B. Blackrock to destroy the weapon. Buster has another headache attack, and then suddenly he understands how to repair cars. Josie has made a new invention in the hospital. She made metal strips with electrical circuits that allow her to walk again. She now can even fly and shoot energy bolts, she names herself Circuit Breaker. Once again she offers G.B. her help. Again he refuses, he doesn't want her to get hurt by the Transformers. The next day G.B. Blackrock is kidnapped by Jazz. Jazz explains all about the Autobots and Decepticons and G.B. accepts his offer. Later that day G.B. demonstrates his weapon, but Circuit Breaker sabotaged it. She asks G.B. to announce her as his new weapon. Then Starscream and Frenzy attack. Jazz arrives to protect Blackrock, but is attacked by Circuit Breaker. Also Starcream and Wheeljack are blasted by her. The Decepticons retreat. G.B. asks Circuit Breaker to spare the Autobots. She does so as an one time favour to G.B. Blackrock. Shockwave creates six new Decepticons in the factory, using the Matrix inside Optimus Prime. These Decepticons are named the Constructicons: Scavenger, Mixmaster, Long Haul, Bonecrusher, Scrapper, and Hook. G.B. Blackrock is given a tour of the Ark by Prowl. G.B. tells Prowl that he has installed equipment in the telephone network of the factory captured by Shockwave, that allows him to hear what is said inside. The Autobots connect the computer to the telephone network and are able to listen in on the Decepticons. Bumblebee warns Prowl over the radio that six new Decepticons leave the factory. Prowl sends some Autobots to follow them. Shockwave has already designed a new Decepticon: Jetfire. Optimus Prime takes solace in the fact that the Constructicons were the last new Transformers, since he gave the Matrix to Buster. The Constructicons steal some trucks at a restaurant and take them into the mountains. One owner of a truck, Bomber Bill, follows them on foot. In the mountains he meets the Autobots and joins them. The Constructicons take over a satelite station in the mountains and convert it into a giant transmitter. Soundwave uses it to send a signal to Cybertron. The Autobots try to stop him and attack. The Constructicons merge into Devastator to stop the Autobots. Huffer gets a chance to destroy the transmitter, but he hesitates, because he is homesick for Cybertron. The transmitter starts sending the signal. Bomber Bill intervenes by driving his truck against the cables. Then he is saved by Huffer. The Decepticons leave and the Autobots head back for the Ark. Shockwave starts suspecting that Optimus Prime does no longer have the Matrix, since Jetfire is still not alive. His threat to kill Optimus Prime is overheared by Prowl and G.B. Blackrock.
Dutch Comic #6
6 Shockwave realizes that Optimus Prime would never destroy the Matrix. So it must be somewhere else. Shockwave watches the images inside Frenzy's head and discovers that while Frenzy stould guard at the Ark, Buster entered. He concludes that Buster must have the Matrix. The Autobots hear Shockwave say this and send Bumblebee and Bluestreak to protect Buster. Shockwave demands of the humans that they withdraw the soldiers that are stationed outside the factory. Otherwise he will kill the workers that are kept hostage. Buster goes with Jessie to the river on their bikes. Just after they left, Bumblebee arrives to warn him. Sparkplug refuses Bumblebee's help, he wants the Autobots to keep him and his son alone. After Bumblebee leaves, he takes his car and heads after Buster to warn him himself. Bluestreak manages to follow him. Sparkplug finds Buster and Jessie on the riverbank and the two Autobots arrive also. A unnoticed visitor is Laserbeak. Shockwave sends Jetfire to get Buster, although Jetfire has no personality yet. Laserbeak and Jetfire attack. Bluestreak manages to stop Laserbeak, but Jetfire is too strong. Then Buster uses the power of the Matrix to disassemble Jetfire. Bumblebee suggests that he reassembles Jetfire with an Autobot personality. Meanwhile the other Autobots head for the factory, just when Shockwave decides to execute Optimus Prime. Buster has reassembled Jetfire and heads also to the factory. In the factory Shockwave discovers the equipment by which the Autobots are able to overhar him. Jetfire makes a looping to evade some jets and Buster becomes unconsious. Jetfire arrives at the factory and without Buster to guide him, he hands the unconscious Buster to Shockwave. Buster is mounted into a machine and Shockwave tells Jetfire to throw Optimus Prime's head into a swamp. The Autobots overhear this and are able to catch the head before it sinks away in the mud. They reattach the head to the body and then Optimus Prime attacks them! In the factory Buster regains consciousness and learns that Shockwave gave Jetfire a false head to throw into the swamp. Jetfire arrives back at the factory and Buster is able to command Jetfire's actions using the Matrix. Jetfire knocks Shockwave unconscious and then takes the real head of Optimus Prime to the swamp. At the swamp the Autobots are attacked by Optimus Prime and the Decepticons. They have almost lost. At a moment that nobody is watching Optimus Prime, the false head and the real head are exchanged. Unexpectedly the Decepticns are now attacked by Optimus Prime and they flee. Shockwave arrives also, but he is thrown into the swamp by Optimus prime. Optimus Prime returns to the factory and gets the Matrix back from Buster.
Dutch Comic #7
5A man named Joey Slick, has not paid back the money he received from a gangster, Jake Lomax. Two of Lomax' gangsters take Joey to a garbage dump to kill him. Just in time Joey sees a gun lying on one of the carbage heaps and uses it to stunn his attackers with a laser blast. Some moments later he discovers that the gun is in fact Megatron. The memory of Megatron is broken and he can't make any decisions anymore. So Joey orders Megatron to work for him. Joey heads back to his appartment and wonders what he should do. A group of Lomax' gangsters arrives, but he manages to get away with the help of Megatron. To get money he robs a store and using Megatron he stays away from the police. He now becomes a famous gangster himself. While he himself is rich and famous, Joey is still not happy. He heads back to his old neighbourhood, but everyone is afraid for him. Joey decides, he has to change things. He goes to Lomax and defeats Lomax' guards. He throws Megatron aside and defeats Lomaax with his fists. Then he notices that Megatron has transformed without his orders. The fall to the ground has reactivated Megatrons memory. Megatron threatens to kill Joey, but Joey has no fear anymore. Suprised by this courage Megatron lets him live. Joey is arrested by the police, but realizes this is his lucky day.
In the Ark, Jetfire receives the Autbot insignia. Optimus Prime gives him a tour. In the laboratory, Ratchet is busy to activate five Autobots. The memories of these Autobots was stored in a mindbank before they left Cybertron. Ratchet is succesful and five new Autobots are ready to replace the Autobots that are still not functioning after the battles with the Decepticons. The new Autobots are: Grapple, Hoist, Smokescreen, Skids and Tracks. Bumblebee takes them with him to let them explore Earth. Meanwhile, Shockwave flies over the blockade of ships that G.B. Blackrock had put around the captured oil platform. Shockwave ignores Starscreams questions on where he has been. He shows the Decepticons a new device: an energysifon. This device can change all forms of energy into energon cubes, that can be used by Transformers. Through little microfons, hidden on the oil platform, G.B. Blackrock hears Shockwaves explanation of the energysifon. He contacts Optimus Prime and tells him that the Decepticons are planning to steal sonic energy on the coast, close to the oil platform. Bumblebee and the new Autobots are in that region and will go to investigate this. The source of the sonic energy is a large rock concert. Suddenly the sound disappears. Hoist discovers a cable that leads to a device that taps of all sound. He cuts the cable and the rock concert can contiunue. Starscream, Thundercracker and Skywarp emerge from the ground and attack the Autobots. While Hoist is busy repairing the roof of the podium, the other Autobots return the attack. Bumblebee falls into the hole in the ground, there he discovers the energysifon, energoncubes and Shockwave. Shockwave does not wast time on Bumblebee, but takes off. In the air he aims for the entire stadion. Bumblebee, who has climbed back from the hole, throws an energon cube at Shockwave, and all the four Decepticons are blasted away by the released energy. The Autobots quickly transform and also leave the stadion.
Dutch Comic #8
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Dutch Comic #9
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Dutch Comic #10
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Dutch Comic #11
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Dutch Comic #12
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Dutch Comic #13
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Dutch Comic; Headmaster Special
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Dutch Comic #14
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Dutch Comic #15
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Dutch Comic #16
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Dutch Comic #17
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Dutch Comic #18
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Dutch Comic #19
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Dutch Comic #20
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Dutch Comic #21
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Dutch Comic #22
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Dutch Comic #23
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Dutch Comic #24
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Dutch Comic #25
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Dutch Comic #26
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Dutch Comic #27
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Dutch Comic #28
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Dutch Comic #29
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Dutch Comic #30
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Dutch Comic #31
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Dutch Comic #32
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