IDW's dropping "Infestation' info @ NYCC

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  1. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    Zombies + tfs is a dream come true.
     
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    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    i haven't read the ZvR books, that's kind of interesting that there is the potential for infected robots. Otherwise i'd think the Infestation of the TF universe would be pretty short lived :p  KABLAMMO!
     
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    I've always found the ZVR stuff thoroughly entertaining, count me psyched for this one.
     
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    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    The Fact that DnA are heading up this "crossover" actually gives me a lot more enthusiasm. AND they are writing the TF book, that's pretty awesome...
     
  6. Opticron Primal

    Opticron Primal Comin' up OOOs!

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    While I don't have much of a connection with the other franchises after Transformers I may bite on all 4 universe stories.

    That cover of Prime and Bee staring down zombies in Las Vegas is just nothing short of awesome.
     
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    This is supremely weird. Could be good weird, could be bad weird.
     
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    This can either be excellent or turn into a jump the shark moment. Hopefully it'll be the former.

    EDIT: ...Okay, I read the article, and this will be worth it just for Roche drawing TFs vs zombies.
     
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    So, the entire point of this is IDW hijacking the characters of their various licensed properties to promote their own series. I'm absolutely amazed that the owners of the licenses went along with it.

    Anyway, I'll take a pass on this. I'm not interested in 5/6ths of the properties involved and IDW's mishandled the main TF franchise too much for me to have any desire to read anything else they're doing with it. Also, I'm getting to the point where I've had enough of zombies just showing up in things where they don't make sense, all because zombies are 'hip' right now.
     
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    Man, just the other day, I was wondering what the Autobots would do when confronted with human zombies.

    BUYING EVERY ISSUE FOREVER
     
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    I really hate Zombie stories.
     
  13. Digilaut

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    I still think this crossover is a bad idea.

    It works so well with Marvel and DC because it's superheroes (/superhero worlds) crossing over with other superheroes (/ superhero worlds)..places where nobody is surprised with magic usage/portals to other dimensions/crazy powers.

    This is IDW taking 4 or 5 very different franchises and trying to cross them over with..err..zombies - characters that don't really fit into the other franchises. (I'm sure in all of the franchises there could potentially be zombies in one form or another, but zombies coming from another world makes no sense at all)

    The only franchises out of those I could see working together is GI Joe and Transformers, which has already happened.

    Let's prove me wrong, but right now I'm expecting this to be on the level of that Star Trek/X-Men crossover..which was horrible. :p 
     
  14. Sol Fury

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    It's told in two books outside the main series, so I'd imagine there won't be much impact if any on the main continuity. The concept does not thrill me much so unless the previews manage to wow me, I'll probably pass on these.
     
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    Looking at the Star Trek cover...if that's a zombie Khan, I am all over this. :) 
     
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    Can't see any of the abstraction, dark humour, silliness & generally out-of-hand vibe of the ZvR stuff working with licensed & carefully vetted properties. So all a bit pointless, really. Just give us more ZvR, already (where did ZvRvMermen get to, IDW?)

    Mind you, if in some parallel world they let Wood & Ryall write and illustrate the entire crossover, that really would be worth seeing ;) 
     
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    when i read zombies i was thinking trasnfroming zombies but huamn zombies are they kidding if megatron was there puny earth lings stpe on each & every one of them threat over should be intersting with ghostbusters would have like to see angel probably ot violent through
     
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    There is no way for this not to suck.
     
  19. Oracle_Aesir

    Oracle_Aesir Outback is back

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    Wow...must get these books :D 
     
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    Yaujta Not a Bear TFW2005 Supporter

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    Dan Abnett??? Really???
    Oh, this is going to be good. He's my absolute favorite Black Library writer.
     

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