Transformers, The #1

Marvel ⋅ 1984

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Key Facts

1st team appearance of the Autobots: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Prowl, Ironhide, Huffer, Cliffjumper, Sideswipe, Hound, Gears, Brawn, Sunstreaker, Bluestreak, Windcharger, Ratchet, Wheeljack, Trailbreaker, Mirage

1st team appearance of the the Decepticons: Megatron, Starscream, Buzzsaw, Thundercracker, Laserbeak, Frenzy, Skywarp, Rumble, Ravage, Soundwave

🏅#5 on the Hot 10

Transactions from this week that sold for higher than the previous twelve-month average:

9.8 sold for $1,526 vs the average $1,328 (+15%)

9.6 sold for $340 vs the average $323 (+5%)

NEWSSTAND 9.6 sold for $600 vs the average $487 (+23%)

9.4 sold for $215 vs the average $204 (+5%)

9.2 sold for $199 vs the average $172 (+16%) A 9.4 sold for $229 establishing a new record over the previous $216 high from 2021 by +6%

This is the eighth time in 2024 that Transformers #1 landed on the Key Collector Comics Hot 10 analysis of Blue Chip Key Issues

Issue Details




Bill Sienkiewicz


Bill Mantlo

Cover Artist

Bill Sienkiewicz


September 1984


When Optimus Prime's ship full of Autobots is attacked by Megatron and the Decepticons, the spaceship crash-lands on Earth. Several million years later, the robots wake up and continue their fight on this strange new world.

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