The Transformers Comics
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Title: King of the Hill!
Released: April 1987
Writer: Bob Budiansky
Penciler: Don Perlin
Inkers: Ian Akin & Brian Garvey
Letterer: Janice Chiang
Colorist: Nel Yomtov
Editor: Don Daley
EditorInChief: Jim Shooter
are trying to decide on a new leader to replace the deceased Optimus Prime
. The Dinobot
offers himself for the position, but is turned down.
leads a group of students to investigate footprints left by the Dinobots. They encounter Trypticon
, a powerful Decepticon
sent from Cybertron
to attack the Autobots. After watching the resulting slaughter
from afar for a while, the Dinobots launch a counter attack.
"Fools! Optimus Prime's way led to his destruction! He worried about protecting weakling humans! He avoided fighting the Decepticons openly, to prevent damaging this miserable planet! Optimus Prime's way stinks! My way will be better!" - Grimlock
Disclaimer: This is neither autonoded nor a cut'n'paste writeup. My only source material are the original comics.