The miniseries draws inspiration from Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973) and the original The Transformers (1984) cartoons. In the series, the Enterprise responds to a distress call, finding a dilithium mine under siege by the Decepticons. The Autobots soon arrive to join the fray.
IDW Announces Three Licensed Miniseries at Wondercon”). Star Trek remains a television stalhwart, most recently in the form of Star Trek: Discovery (see “New Showrunner for 'Star Trek: Discovery,' 'Lucifer' Finds Salvation, Berlanti's $400 Million Deal, 'American Gods' Casting, 'Legion' Renewed, Syfy Orders 'Resident Alien'”), and the latest Transformers movie, Bumblebee, is set to debut December 21 (see “'Transformers' Spinoff 'Bumblebee' Drops Teaser Trailer”).