Did Derrick J. Wyatt ever say anything about Unicron in Animated?

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  1. Sideswipe80

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    Does he exist? Have an origin?
     
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    No he didn't. I've read it in the Allspark Almaniac 2
     
  3. GogDog

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    He said Unicron definitely exists in the Animated universe, and that he wasn't mystical..he's just a giant, super powerful transformer. Nothing much besides that.
     
  4. Kaymac

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    DJW is not too fond of the more mystical aspects of the Transformers lore. Unicron does not exist in Animated canon. He did a Unicron commission for a fan to show what he MIGHT look like, but Unicron doesn't exist in Animated, no.

    Edit: @Gogdog: Huh. I thought he said there was no Unicron at all. I recall at one point that was the dealie with Unicron.

    Edit: On TFWiki it says nothing of Unicron's existence in Animated. I don't know what to think now.
     
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    I have heard him say in person that Unicron does exist, he's just not mystical nor god-like.
     
  6. SouthtownKid

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    I understand right where he's coming from. I'm tired of them, myself.


    I still don't like "created by an immortal space monkey".

    But now, I like "mystical elder god from a previous universal cycle" even less. F that and F Primus.
     
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    Ah. I just read TFWiki and it didn't say anything about Unicron in Animated so that's why I was confused. If DJW said this after he was done with TF in his official capacity, that would be why.
     
  8. Sideswipe80

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    I know in the Allspark Almanac 2 Cyclonus' bio kind of hints at him.
     
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    Both origins are weird. If I was to start a continuity, I'd make them organisms that just happen to be composed of metal, rather than have some strange origin story for them.
     
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    Derrick and Marty had very little to do with The Almanac II. That was all Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster and should be taken with a grain of salt.
     
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    I think I'd still have them created by the Quintessons, then attaining sentience after thousands of years.
     
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    They were created by the Allspark. But the origin of the Allspark in Animated continuity is unknown.
     
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    Oh didn't know that. I just skipped the credits and went straight to the bios lol.
     
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    Yeah back on Formspring last year Derrick said the Allspark is a super advanced computer that not even the Autobots understand how it works.
     
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    Basically, Wyatt grew up on the cartoons and not the comics, so he tends to favor the former over the latter when it comes to the mythos.
     
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    This is the best Transformers origin.
     
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    Sorry, I was talking about G1, branching off from the discussion of Unicron's alternate origins.


    Even in the comics, the Primus/Unicron mystical/elder god-type origin was very much a latter-day addition to the mythos. None of it was any part of the origin as originally presented.
     
  18. kaijuguy19

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    Well I prefer the mystical aspects of the Transformaer mythos myself but it's nice that Mr Wyatt was able to do a lot of things for the Animated Universe such as trying to fit Unicron in for instnece.
     
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    this the whole god thing in tfs is overplayed imo, little monkey built unicron? works for me lol. better than it's a god.
     
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