His work seems to be going a lot further than T-shirt slogans. So Transformers can encompass different types of stories, in the same way a property like Batman does. If two characters were in a relationship, the probability was they were both going to be men. But, in another wing of the franchise, the shape-changing robots have been venturing into much less likely territory, exploring such weighty issues as social mobility, personal identity and various corrosive ideologies — while also establishing the world of Transformers as a homonormative society. Step forward Chromedome and Rewind, both from the original toy line. The series is written by Guernsey-based James Roberts, whose background is in the civil service.
Raelynn. Age: 22.
Recent issues saw him teaming up with the Autobots, against whom he once waged a four-million-year war.
Camilla. Age: 21.
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The more commonplace a device you became, the fewer privileges you had. The series is written by Guernsey-based James Roberts, whose background is in the civil service. Facebook Twitter Pinterest. He campaigned for emancipation and equality, but eventually concluded the system had been engineered to withstand any form of dissent — other than force.