The Underbase Podcast (Interview)
The Underbase - TransMissions Botcon Interview

The Underbase and TranMissions Podcasts mash up to interview John Barber, Mairghread Scott, and James Roberts on 30 years of Transformers Storytelling before Botcon 2014 kicks off! 


Don't forget to check out the TransMissions Podcast. Thanks for tuning in!

Direct download: Botcon2014interview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 3:45pm EDT

The Underbase Windblade Interview

It's the Windblade interview we've been waiting to bring you! Issue #2 is out this last week and we sit down with both Mairghread and Sarah to talk about the creation of Windblade and how the series has gone so far. (WARNING: Spoilers, if you haven't read the first two issues you may want to hold off on this interview before tuning in.) And we may have some teasers on whats to come!

Direct download: Windbladeinterview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 6:57pm EDT

The Underbase Interview of Season Two

We welcome back the writer who writes More Than Meets The Eye, James Roberts to chat about Season One, Dark Cybertron, and what we all want to hear about . . . Season Two! 


We are now on Stitcher!

Direct download: S2_MTMTE_interview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 7:33pm EDT

The Underbase Interviews Sarah Stone

Without an issue to review this week, we brought in a special guest who will be debuting in Transformers comics in another week! Sarah Stone, artist of Windblade, joins the Underbase for a chatter on her art and beginnings! Don't forget to get to your local comic shop next week and pick up the first issue of Windblade! []

Direct download: SStone_interview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 7:19pm EDT

The Underbase Interview of More Than Meets The Eye Season One

Ladies and gentlemen, 22 issues of More Than Meets The Eye! Who better to talk about them then the writer himself! James Roberts shares a shot of 22 months of writing, issue 22's primer, Remain in Light, Dark Cybertron, and Season Two of MTMTE! It's an intense hour of interview to inject into your podcast listening day! (And a MTMTE addict's hit for future plot teases!)

Direct download: S1_MTMTE_interview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 2:54am EDT

The Underbase Interviews Madefire

In 2013 we have seen the first publishing of Transformers motion comics! Autocracy the motion comic started releasing the end of August but who's behind this amazing endeavor? We got Madefire on the phone and on the podcast for an interview! And because NYCC is just around the corner, and we have a few more issues to go on Autocracy, its a great time to get to know this fantastic company! A big thanks to Ben Abernathy and everyone at Madefire! (You can find them online at, twitter @madefire, and Facebook! Check out our show notes at for more links!)

Direct download: Madefire_interview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 5:10am EDT

The Underbase Interviews Carlos Guzman

We've got the man who's been working editorial on Transformers for the past few years, but who is Carlos Guzman really? Tune in and hear from the man himself as we chat about the life and adventure working at IDW Publishing!

Direct download: Guzman_interview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 1:31am EDT

The Underbase Presents: AA2013 IDW Comic Panel

Up for this fine weekend is the Auto Assembly 2013 Saturday IDW Comic Panel with James Roberts, Alex Milne, Nick Roche, and Andrew Griffith in Q&A style! Here for your listening enjoyment with teases and nuggets of awesome that may blow your mind! It's almost like you get a little peak into being in Birmingham, England for at least 50 mins!? (Due to technical difficulties, the opening panel introductions were lost.)

Direct download: AA2013IDWcomicpanel.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 5:33pm EDT

The Underbase Deconstructs Shadowplay

Once again the Underbase brings you an exclusive deconstruction from the minds of James Roberts and Alex Milne who continue to wow us monthly with the More Than Meets The Eye ongoing! a HUGE thanks for their time spent recording this interview!

(It is strongly recommended that you have read Shadowplay, issues 9, 10, and 11 of MTMTE, prior to tuning in to this podcast. Spoilers ahoy!)

Direct download: ShadowplayDeconstructed.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 5:36pm EDT

The Underbase Presents: AA2013 Overlord Deconstructed

While the Underbase Staff takes a break to recuperate from traveling and conventioning, for your listening enjoyment we bring a treat for those who were unable to attend Auto Assembly 2013 this year! Join James Roberts and Nick Roche (joined later by Chris McFeely) as they decontstruct Overlord!

Direct download: Overlorddeconstructed.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 6:05pm EDT