IDW TF reboot has 2019 start - ICv2 interview with Greg Goldstein

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  1. Danforth

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    Chris Ryall retweeted an interview with IDW President. Some of it is standard promotional excitement but he does mention "Our Transformers reboot for 2019".

    Personally I'm pleased there will be a moment of respectful silence after the passing of the current 'verse. I guess that'll all be cleared out before solicits for the new generation are published.

    ICv2 Interview: IDW Publisher and President Greg Goldstein, Part 2
     
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  2. BombSquad

    BombSquad Lies! It's all lies!

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    I hope they find some room for the people currently working on the comics. They don't deserve to just get kicked out.
     
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    Please no crossovers, please no crossovers, please no crossovers, please no crossovers
     
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    If the crossover have to happen, lay the ground work at the beginning.
    Cramming in GiJoe and friends, didn't work because idw was trying to fit a Winnebago bodykit onto a Ferrari chassis. And they're surprised when the engine melted from the effort.
     
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    Either I’m tired because it’s 4am in the morning, or thats the funniest thing I’ve ever read.
     
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    The majority of the writers do, as they're largely the reason why the current universe needs to be rebooted in the first place, but I can agree in regards to artists like Milne, Kei and Roche.
     
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  7. Windsweeper II

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    Please explore the lesser known characters more and don't just write the fanfavorite characters in all the prominent roles.
     
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    Meh...no reboot for me, once this idw verse is done, so am I...reinvesting into a new continuity given how they handled the last one...gets a no thanks from me
     
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  9. Omegashark18

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    So we get at least two months to digest the ending of original one.

    It’s merely the question of when they’ll do the announcement of it all.
     
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    Please write creative stories with long-term plots and multiple paths instead of the heroes beating up some OP villain every siz issues or so.
    Please don't let any of the characters talk in brain-dead action comic hero speech like they so often did in the previous IDW continuity.
     
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    Sorry, I must disagree. The main issue isn't the writers so much as there being twelve years of continuity at this point, some of which is very opaque for newcomers. I've personally loved what IDW has done for the most part, but I can see the argument for rebooting given the significant barriers to new readers that the years of stories represent.

    That being said, I also agree that it would be nice to have some different writers on Transformers, just to bring in a fresh voice and a different take on the characters.
     
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    Hopefully they given the Hasbro Universe another chance.
     
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    Please focus story content on the need to TRANSFORM.
     
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    whoever writes the front page articles on the might benefit from being less verbose. Several paragraphs just to quote one sentence of an article? :) 
     
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    I’m glad there’s a few months break. As much as I love Transformers comics, I can get a little burned out by the sheer number of them hitting the shelf each month. Every now and then I need a break from it all. Last time I did it was just after the ongoing series ended. I took a six month or so break just to take stock and explore some other stuff before diving back in. I think another such break is long overdue.

    Here’s hoping. Now they can build it from the ground up rather than just awkwardly shoehorning everything in. The previous attempt had some good things going for it, but it had a lot of problems too. I think if they gave it another go, they could probably learn from their mistakes and really nail the second time around.

    I need more Rom/Transformers action!
     
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    Would love another standalone story by Simon Furman. 
     
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    Please no more Furman.

    I loved UK Marvel. But he's had his time. IDW going back to Furman would be an acknowledgement IDW has not learnt any lessons from the last 13 years.
     
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    No more pointless crossovers please. Excited to see where things go nonetheless
     
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    Guess that finally puts to bed the people saying IDW lost the Transformers license.

    I probably won't be picking it up, though. Nothing against IDW or the new continuity, but if this new series goes for another 13 years like this one, I don't think I can afford to pay what adds up to a small fortune! As it is, I only hopped on mid-Dark Cybertron (great timing, amiright), and I still wonder what else I could've done with all that money since then. I'll definitely read the TFWiki summaries, and then from there I might pick up the tpbs.

    And I'm positive there'll be some kind of Hasbro Universe. And since this'll be in an all new continuity, I'm sure it'll work out better than in this one. No idea if the other properties will get their own books again, but yeah, there'll definitely be at least GI Joe in this, I'm sure. Personally, if they do Rom and Micronauts again, I'll be happy.
     

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