Simon Furman

Simon Furman is a writer for comic books and TV animation, his name inextricably linked to Transformers, the 80s toy phenomenon. He has written literally hundreds of stories about the war-torn ‘robots in disguise’, for Marvel Comics (US and UK), Dreamwave and most recently Transformers: Infiltration, Escalation, Devastation & Revelation, Maximum Dinobots, Beast Wars: The Gathering/The Ascending, Transformers: Stormbringer and Transformers: Spotlight for IDW Publishing. His other comic book credits include Doctor Who, Dragon’s Claws, Death’s Head, Alpha Flight, Turok, She-Hulk, Robocop and What If? In the TV animation field, Furman has written for shows such as Beast Wars, Roswell Conspiracies, Dan Dare, X-Men: Evolution, Alien Racers and A.T.O.M. Editorially, Furman oversees Titan Books’ range of Transformers titles and their ‘Comics Creators’ series (which includes Comics Creators on X-Men and Writers on Comics Scriptwriting 2). Furman’s recent/current writing work includes StarCraft (for Wildstorm), Transformers: Nefarious (for IDW),Terminator — Revolution (for Dynamite), Ronan and Death’s Head 3.0 (both for Marvel), Transformers UK, Wallace & Gromit and Torchwood. He is also the author of numerous books, including Rad Robots, Transformers: The Ultimate Guide, You Can Draw Transformers, Transformers: Top Trumps and a Doctor Who audio adventure (‘The Axis of Insanity’). Furman is currently lead writer and script supervisor for the upcoming animated TV show The Matt Hatter Chronicles.

Books

  • Transformers Adventures Vol. 3

    Binding:
    Paperback
    Released:
    29 January 2010
    Series:

    The Transformers — sentient robots with the ability to alter their form. Hailing from the planet Cybertron, where a war between ...

  • Torchwood Rift War

    Binding:
    Paperback
    Released:
    24 April 2009

    The smash hit TV series comes to comics! When Torchwood-3 comes under fire in an all-out attack by extra-dimensional shock ...

  • Transformers Adventures Vol. 1

    Binding:
    Paperback
    Released:
    25 April 2008
    Series:

    Now the stars of the smash hit movie return in this prequel to the film! Optimus Prime, Megatron, Starscream, Ironhide ...

  • Best of Transformers Vol. 1

    Binding:
    Paperback
    Released:
    25 April 2008
    Series:
    • A bitter civil war rages as the the planet-eating super-robot Unicron approaches! Cybertron is coming apart and the inhabitants of ...
  • Transformers Perchance to Dream

    Binding:
    Paperback
    Released:
    24 February 2006
    Series:

    Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Transformers! This is the fifth title in a new series of black & white ...