Botcon Timelines Issue 1 Beast Wars Comic Cover Revealed

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  1. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    EDIT - TFW2005 has received the following press release:

    Transformers Timelines #1
    Featuring Beast Wars
    by Forest Lee & Pete Sinclair

    Before the BEAST WARS, Megatron and his crew of Predacons traveled deep within the
    inner chambers of Cybertron and stole one of the planets most guarded secrets....
    The Golden Disk! The story that started it all is finally here in this awesome
    adventure that travels from Cybertron to the far reaches of space. Featuring Optimus
    Primal, Megatron and the Season 1 cast of Beast Wars, seen like they never have
    before in their pre-earth Cybertronian modes. With an amazing Diamond exclusive
    cover by Transformers artist Joe Ng and story contributions by Benson Yee and Beast
    Wars writer Bob Forward.

    This special Diamond edition also features exclusive content, including two new
    Beast Wars profiles and an inside look at the days before the Beast Wars. Be sure to
    check with your local comic shop and reserve your copy now!

    FC 24 page story, character profiles and more.
    November, $4.95

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    that is one freakin sexy piece of work

    great job all involved on the art, big congrats to Jake :D 
    w00t!


    *hawt*

    *wants those toys even more now* T_____T
     
  3. iDarkDesign

    iDarkDesign Rodeo Lawyer

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    Ah, looks like starscream will be an exclusive after all

    iDD
     
  4. artiepants

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    totally. freaking. awesome.
     
  5. dragontron88

    dragontron88 Your new Lord, & Master

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    I wish the Rattrap head looked that good on the figure.
     
  6. G.B. Blackrock

    G.B. Blackrock Autobot Ally

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    This has been pointed out several times elsewhere, but that Waspinator is not from G2, but is the Machine Wars Skywarp/Thundercracker mold.

    For comparison:http://www.tfu.info/1997/Decepticon/Skywarp/skywarp.htm

    You can see that the arm patterns are the same.
     
  7. Galaxy Convoy

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    Starscream? Did I miss something?
     
  8. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    I'm seeing that the Divebomb repaints are decidedly absent from that pic... then again, so is Tigatron...

    Anyways, looks very nice.
     
  9. G.B. Blackrock

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    Actually, I can't tell if that one character is Cheetor OR Tigatron. Still, with Cheetor's otherwise absence, he's the most likely candidate.....
     
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    That looks gorgeous!
     
  11. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Not today Galvatron!

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    if only Dinobot were still alive ::tear::
     
  12. shibamura_prime

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    Exclusive or not, that cover's pretty frikkin' sweet.
     
  13. Shaun_C

    Shaun_C The REAL One True fan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    *Looks at cover*

    Well ther goes any doubt that the CD Red Alert as Megatron is a BotCon exclusive :D 
     
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    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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  15. Peaugh

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    You're right. I've even seen it noted as the MW Skywarp mold in other threads, I just typed that initial post so quickly I didn't stop to think too hard about it :) 
     
  16. Harlequin Daniel

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    I wonder if the comic will show any of the "predacon" maximals like Blackarachnia and Inferno?
     
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    Doubtful, considering they were protoforms. Then again, I can't explain the presence of the Tigatron toy either.

    It depends on how you look at protoforms. I think they were factory shipped blanks to be used to "seed" other planets and study them, or something like that. It could also be an efficient method of transporting a large crew. Either way, Op really screwed up by losing all those pods (and thus, crew). :D 
     
  18. Primevil

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    Looks very nice. Kinda wish I could go, but I can't afford to go to Botcon, so... *shrugs*

    I noticed they gave Rattrap a new head in the comic, because that sure isn't Ransack's.


    *Off-Topic* Love the sig, Peaugh. :thumb 
     
  19. PrimeConvoy

    PrimeConvoy ShickaBAM!

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    Thats some sweet art work, wish i was going to Botcon, i would love to have that.
     
  20. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Hehe. Thanks. I'm fond of it myself :) 
     

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