Simon Furman

Supporting Roll Out Roll Call from the start, 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, 3H, Million Publishing (in Japan) and numerous series for IDW Publishing, including Transformers: Infiltration, Escalation, Devastation & Revelation, Maximum Dinobots, Beast Wars: The Gathering/The Ascending, Transformers: Stormbringer and Transformers: Spotlight. He is currently writing Transformers: ReGeneration One, IDW’s much-anticipated continuation of the original Marvel series.
His other comic book credits include Action Force, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Wallace & Gromit, Dragon’s Claws, Death’s Head, Annihilation: Ronan, Death’s Head 3.0, StarCraft, Terminator, 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. He is currently lead writer and script supervisor for the hit Nicktoons and ITV animated TV show Matt Hatter Chronicles.
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’).
Simon and film journalist Mark Salisbury are currently writing an undisclosed film project for a leading producer/director. Their first film script, Devil’s Due, has been optioned by Gold Circle.
Appearing all day Saturday and Sunday morning, Simon is happy to sign items for free, however please note there may be a charge for large numbers of signings.