Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About TransformersGraeme McMillan6/23/09 3:30pmFiled to: Io9 backgrounderTransformersTransformers: Revenge of the FallenTransformers: armadaTransformers: energonTransformers: cybertronTransformers: robots in disguisecybertronRobots In DisguiseOptimus PrimeBeast WarsBeast machinesMegatronAll SparkMoviesToysComicsCartoonsTelevisionFeatureTop381EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkWith Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen hitting screens tomorrow - unless you live in the U.K. or Japan, in which case we're jealous - it's time to brush up on your basic Cybertronian history with our easy refresher course.AdvertisementWonder what the Transformers origin has to do with G.I. Joe and the tallest, most hated man in comics? Whether or not Transformers are actually alive, and just why they have gender characteristics? Or maybe you just have trouble knowing your Beast Machines from your Robots In Disguise... We cover it all in this short Backgrounder, to make sure that you'll know everything you need to - and more - when watching Michael Bay's latest example of cybernetic bayhem:Transformer Origins They didn't really come from Cybertron, you know. Learn about the cross-continent (and cross-corporation) origins of the robots in disguise.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.