Megatron and Optimus Prime have a scrap! An alien gets squished! Er, thats it!
Issue
000
Writer
Chris Sarracini
Pencils
James Raiz
Inks
Rob Armstrong/Erik Sander
Colours
Ramil Sunga/Gary Yeung/Alan Wang
Release date
01/04/2002
Autobots featured
Optimus Prime
Decepticons featured
Megatron
Humans featured
Leader-1, Bix, Fflaxl
Origin of
Death of
Bix
First appearance
Optimus Prime, Megatron, Leader-1, Bix, Fflaxl
Locations featured
Cybertron
Story synopsis
The Armada preview begins with the introduction of Fflaxl and Bix, two members of a universal peacekeeping committee that ensures that peaceful resolutions to conflicts are brought about.

However, as they land and disembark from their craft, Bix is crushed by a falling Optimus Prime.

As Fflaxl looks on in terror, Megatron descends from the sky, attaches Leader-1 to his arm, and the two Cybertronians continue their fight.

As soon as Megatron takes off, and Optimus follows, Fflaxl makes his escape, commenting that some conflicts are better left untouched.
Remarks
This comic actually contained two independent stories, the preview of G1, and this preview of the Transformers Armada comic. To see the G1 preview, make your way to the Dreamwave Generation 1 comic review section of Transfans.net.

However badly Sarracini dropped the ball regarding the Generation 1 Vol. 1 preview comic story, he not only picks up the ball in his Armada preview, but he shoots a 3 pointer from clear across the court.

This issue does everything right that the G1 preview did so poorly. It actually has entertaining dialogue, it stars Transformers, has Transformers fighting, the art simply rocks and it provides backstory to Armada that isn

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