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'''''Transformers: Movie Prequel''''', called '''''Transformers: Official Movie Prequel''''' on the covers and '''''Prime Directive''''' in solicitations, is [[IDW Publishing]]'s four-issue comic series which serves as a foundation and backstory for the [[Transformers (2007)|2007 ''Transformers'' live-action movie]]. Two special one-shot issues, distributed for free in association with Target, were also published under the exact same name, at the same time, by the same company, with the same creative team; they are listed here as well.
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'''''Transformers: Movie Prequel''''', called '''''Transformers: Official Movie Prequel''''' on the covers and '''''Prime Directive''''' in solicitations, is [[IDW Publishing]]'s four-issue comic series which serves as a foundation and backstory for the [[Transformers (film)|2007 ''Transformers'' live-action movie]]. Two special one-shot issues, distributed for free in association with Target, were also published under the exact same name, at the same time, by the same company, with the same creative team; they are listed here as well.
   
 
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==Items of note==
 
==Items of note==
* The series was originally released without a story title, as "Transformers Official Movie Prequel". The original working title, "Prime Directive" (which was also the title of the [[Prime Directive|first Dreamwave ''Generation 1'' mini-series]] and the working title of the [[Transformers (2007)|movie's]] script), was included in the original scripts, and was also mentioned in early solicitations for the series.[http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=100548]
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* The series was originally released without a story title, as "Transformers Official Movie Prequel". The original working title, "Prime Directive" (which was also the title of the [[Prime Directive|first Dreamwave ''Generation 1'' mini-series]] and the working title of the [[Transformers (film)|movie's]] script), was included in the original scripts, and was also mentioned in early solicitations for the series.[http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=100548]
 
* [[Interlude|Two]] [[Planetfall|comics]] originally produced in cooperation with Target (later also collected as the [[Movie Prequel Special]]) were also both originally released under the title ''Transformers: Movie Prequel'', and tie in to the story of this series (although the later-released Target comic contradicts issue 4).
 
* [[Interlude|Two]] [[Planetfall|comics]] originally produced in cooperation with Target (later also collected as the [[Movie Prequel Special]]) were also both originally released under the title ''Transformers: Movie Prequel'', and tie in to the story of this series (although the later-released Target comic contradicts issue 4).
 
* An animated version of this comic (with voice acting), named ''[[Transformers: Beginnings]]'', was included on a special bonus disc included with a Wal-Mart exclusive edition of the Movie DVD.
 
* An animated version of this comic (with voice acting), named ''[[Transformers: Beginnings]]'', was included on a special bonus disc included with a Wal-Mart exclusive edition of the Movie DVD.

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What exactly am I?

Transformers: Movie Prequel, called Transformers: Official Movie Prequel on the covers and Prime Directive in solicitations, is IDW Publishing's four-issue comic series which serves as a foundation and backstory for the 2007 Transformers live-action movie. Two special one-shot issues, distributed for free in association with Target, were also published under the exact same name, at the same time, by the same company, with the same creative team; they are listed here as well.

Official Movie Prequel(s): »
Prequel Specials:
#1 | #2
Prequel miniseries:
#1 | #2 | #3 | #4



Overview

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Creative team

Movie Prequel was produced primarily by the team that spawned The War Within and The Gathering: writer Simon Furman and penciler Don Figueroa. IDW editor-in-chief Chris Ryall also assisted with the writing.

Items of note

  • The series was originally released without a story title, as "Transformers Official Movie Prequel". The original working title, "Prime Directive" (which was also the title of the first Dreamwave Generation 1 mini-series and the working title of the movie's script), was included in the original scripts, and was also mentioned in early solicitations for the series.[1]
  • Two comics originally produced in cooperation with Target (later also collected as the Movie Prequel Special) were also both originally released under the title Transformers: Movie Prequel, and tie in to the story of this series (although the later-released Target comic contradicts issue 4).
  • An animated version of this comic (with voice acting), named Transformers: Beginnings, was included on a special bonus disc included with a Wal-Mart exclusive edition of the Movie DVD.

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