Does anyone else really hate Spike Witwicky

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  1. mlgpapalouie

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    Im not sure what other peoples opinions are and everybody could completely agree or disagree but i really hate spike witwicky

    Mainly cause he just randomly kills decepticons for no reason imo ruined the constructicons since prowl leads them now and I just really hate his character
     
  2. SouthtownKid

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    I think everyone hates the IDW Spike, ever since All Hail Megatron. He was awful then and he's never gotten any better. Awful version of his dad, too.
     
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  3. Venixion

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    I actually like Spike, he's believable and relatable.
     
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  4. TeleportingBob901

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    I don't care that much about Spike in the comics. He's a jerk, but at least you have an idea on why he's a jerk. But that doesn't mean he's gonna be a good character to some people reading.
     
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    Eh, I don't really care about Spike one way or another. I'm glad that he's mostly relegated to just being part of the Joe unit and shutting up.
     
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    Ummm, I don't really like the IDW version of Spike. IDW Spike doesn't seem to have any discernable personality traits beyond irrational hate. And by far the two most memorable scenes for me of him are when he is leaving a scantily clad, almost-anatomically impossible woman and a dog at the door of a house.

    I like DW and G1 versions of him, and I like Sam Witwicky and the Bayformers version of Carly, but the IDW version of Spike always seems to be antagonizing the Transformers with out a reason because he can. It's like they wanted a familiar face to be an antagonist so they picked the guy who's normally been rolled in with the Autobots, willingly or not.
     
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    Jazz should have torched him in Police Action.
     
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    He's terrible and not in a "good villain" way, in a "I don't want to read about him" way.
     
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    I don't hate him but I do think he's annoying and boring... just like most of the humans.
     
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    "Wouldn't it be SO AWESOME if we took that friendly, innocent and plucky human sidekick from G1 and turned him into a HARDCORE 'Bot-slayer who casually sleeps with women and HATES THE TRANSFORMERS because it was SO LAME how Spike was totally their friend and THIS IS DARK AND MATURE AND REALISTIC@!@@@@@!!!!!!"

    Actual quote from Shane McCarthy, yup. He read a bunch of fanfiction online by edgy cunts who could only rationalize their love of corny 80's shlock by turning it into a farcical, uber-violent dreck and thought "yeah, that's good, but it's not douchey enough. Now, here's my take on Spike..."

    Goddamn, IDW Spike is hilarious. AHM is hilarious. I can't take any of it seriously.
     
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    Until Galen passes down Fort Max's control helmet to him, I will never recognize this character as Spike Witwicky. Even Sam was a better reinterpretation.
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    Can't stand him.
     
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    Sad but true.
     
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    Idw spike has X-pac Heat
     
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    Sometimes he's story-useful, he's very good at making other characters properly pissed off, but yea, not a fan ^^
     
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    I hate Costa for having him kill Scrapper, but i have a feeling that was at least a halfjoke about Spike being indestructible in the Sunbow cartoon.
    But no, i don't hate IDW Spike. He's a jerk and i like that he's a jerk.
     
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    He's just a name slap. Probably shouldn't be named Spike Witwicky, to begin with.

    The movieverse Sam? He's a modernisation but does share the basic premise and concept with G1 Witwicky brothers.
     
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    I'm glad he's now just popping up here and there.

    His character is a lost cause. So I'm glad Colton put him in his place.

    And I'm pretty sure we'll rejoice if they kill him off.
     
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    Oh in the comic? I wouldn't know, don't read them really.
     
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    His character has been almost universally been deemed the worst thing IDW has created. That said I think I'm burnt out on hating him. I hate his history, and everything about him in both Mcarthy and Costa's stories, but I don't think I'm in the "Step on Spike" category of people anymore. Like I honestly couldn't tell you if he's better now or not, but I am kind of just over him, I guess.

    Why are you in the comics discussion then?
     
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