Cover by Philip Knott, known for his work on IDW's Transformers: Last Bot Standing. Simon Furman, writer of the original Transformers comic series and creator of Marvel's Death's Head, has teamed up with Heavy Metal artist Hector Trunnec to create an all-new Mecha-Masterwork based on the toyline designed by Aaron Thomas. Pathfinders, Pioneers…breaking new ground in the furthest reaches of the galaxy…they are - ASTROBOTS. Tensions mount as the colony ship Persephone approaches its new home world. The mecha denizens of Colony World-1 prepare for the ship's arrival and soon will be introduced to Athena, a female warrior Astrobot and the protector of the travelers from Earth. As Apollo struggles against the new paradigm in Atlas City, the Athena bots may soon realize that things have changed since humanity began its journey across the stars.