Battle for Cybertron is a Transformers storybook. The art is really gorgeous.
Writer: Dwight J. Zimmerman
Illustrators: Earl Norem
Publisher: Marvel Books, Kids Stuff
Published year: 1984, 1985
Major characters: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Jazz, Prowl, Cliffjumper, Hound, Megatron, Soundwave, Spike Witwicky, Sparkplug Witwicky
The Autobots leave Cybertron to clear an asteroid-field but end up fighting the Decepticons and crashing on Earth. Four million years later, they are awakened by a volcanic eruption and are rebuilt by the ship's computer.
- Wheeljack is colored red and blue.
Items of note
- Optimus is drawn with a mouthplate so no smiling here.