Carter provided colours throughout IDW's initial Transformers comics run. Debuting on Devastation, his work appeared in numerous Spotlight issues and the fan-favourite series All Hail Megatron. He went on to contribute to the movie-verse with work on Nefarious, Alliance and the Revenge of the Fallen movie adaptation; a theme he would run with into the Titan Magazines era.
Away from the Robots in Disguise, Carter has lent his skills to many other comic series including Dr Who, Torchwood, Mars Attacks and TMNT. He has also produced numerous UK indie comics series including Bruce Outback and Lou Scannon.