2D Artwork: "LIMELIGHT: DREADWIND" Full Version Now Online!

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  1. Repugnus

    Repugnus ActionMaster

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    Hey, all! A couple of weeks ago I posted a thread previewing "LIMELIGHT: DREADWIND," a fan comic which I handed out free copies of at this year's Botcon.

    Well, now that the convention is over, I've uploaded the comic in its entirity in hopes that even more people will be able to read it. So here it is!

    Oh, and please note, higher resolution versions of these pages can be viewed over at the DA gallery by clicking the following link:
    Limelight-Dreadwind on deviantART!

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    Feedback is not only welcomed, it's encouraged. I'd love to hear what you guys think! And of course, feel free to spread the word to anyone and everyone whom you think might be interested in reading this! Thanks!
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  2. David

    David . TFW2005 Supporter

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    That was the most awesome thing ever
     
  3. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    That was awesome, what IDW should be doing with their spotlights and not let down on any front. Interesting that Dreadwind keeps those guys around him just because hate is an emotion and that is enough for him.

    My one gripe is the naming of Roadblock, with using a cast of G1 bots to use a decepticon with an Autobot's name seems a little strange.
     
  4. Vexza

    Vexza Nerdicon

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    Awesome art, awesome story, awesomesauce.

    Darkwing and Dreadwind rock.
     
  5. jtfire

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    dude! one of the most awesome things i've ever seen on here! great job!
     
  6. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Can you please attach your images? Also, we'd LOVE to host this in our gallery as well. We're going to open up gallery submissions for the Radicons Fan Art Community here soon!

    I was really wanting to be able to get a copy, but I didn't go to Botcon. For this reason, I'm THRILLED you posted it :)  You're doing some really slammin' work man :thumb 
     
  7. Lord Of Tetris

    Lord Of Tetris Well-Known Member

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    WHOA. Good job, man! I enjoyed that way more than some of IDW's actual spotlights!
     
  8. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Best comic I read all month. You sir, have my utmost respect and adoration.
     
  9. Repugnus

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    Wow, thank you for the outstanding compliment! I really appreciate that! As for Roadblock, before the name was used on Autobots in G2 and Energon, the name was applied to an Ultra Pretender back in 1989. You can read more about the character at his TF wiki page by clicking the following link:

    Roadblock (G1) - Transformers Wiki

    Awesome, thanks!
    ...awesome.
    :D 

    Okay, the site won't let me attach all 27 files to a single post, so I'll attach some to this one, and then the rest to my next post. Does that work? If possible, I'd like to leave the embedded images in my opening post to make it easier to read (plus, each image links to the corresponding DA page in case people want to check out higher resolution versions). Is that okay? I don't post here often, so if I mess up on the details of how to do things properly, I apologize, and I'll try to fix it.

    And sure, if you want to host this comic in your gallery, that's fine too. Whatever gets this read by the most people works for me. Do you need me to send you the pics at a specific resolution? Also, when you put the images in the Radicon gallery, would it be possible to include a link somewhere to the "Limelight: Dreadwind" DA profile page?

    Thanks, guys! I really appreciate the kind words and comparisons to the comics the pros are putting out.
    :cool: 
     

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    Aaaaand here are the rest of the pages as attachments.
     

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  11. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Repugnus, I love you. You get tonight's SQ7 internet hug. :) 

    You essentially figured things out on your own! Using multiple posts for attached images is the preferred way to post more than 20. :wink:  The reason we do this is simply for archival purposes. Dead threads flat out stink! As long as we have TFW2005 and Radicons up and images are attached, our threads live!

    It might take some surfing, but since you were SO cool about this (and since I love this thread so much), just venture over into the Radicons Art Gallery for a surprise. I'm normally not able to do this, but I wanted to because of my previous statement. :wink: 
     
  12. Sledgehammer

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    Pure, unmitigated awesome. :rock 

    An excellent tale with outstanding artwork, superb characterisation, and the perfect insight into Dreadwind and Darkwing's 'relationship'. And the fact that you've done all this off your own backs and given this away for free - I honestly don't think there are enough superlatives to bestow upon your team. Apart from the simple fact that if Ryall or any of the other IDW chieftains have any sense whatsoever, they'll be getting in touch to offer you all jobs!

    And my own personal favourite part? "BLAM....Meh." Absolutely spot-on. :lol 

    Bravo to you all, and I look forward to seeing what you've got planned for the future!
     
  13. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    That... was awesome. And the art in this comic is stellar. :thumb 
     
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    Short, sweet, to the point...Fantastic!!! Your work is great...thanks!
     
  15. eisen

    eisen "CUT ME SOME SLACKS!"

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    i'm just so awed how kickass this was... and it was FOR FREE!! :D 
     
  16. Repugnus

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    Thanks, I'm glad I got it right! Someone over at allspark.com pointed out to me that I made a couple of minor typos on page 21, so I went ahead and fixed it and then swapped the corrected version of the page into my opening post and the DA gallery, and will attach it to this post as well.

    And thanks a ton for the surprise. Very awesome!

    Wow, thank you for such incredibly high praise!

    It's kinda funny because I've been trying for ages to pin down Denton Tipton so I can pitch him a few ideas, but he's a busy guy (which isn't a complaint, 'cause I've got nothing but respect and appreciation for all the time and hard work he puts into IDW's TF comics). In fact, "Limelight: Dreadwind" started as an idea I came up with about a year ago that I wanted to submit to IDW as a potential spotlight issue, but since I had a hard time finding an opportune moment to pitch it to Denton or Ryall whenever I'd see them at conventions, I figured there was no sense in letting the story go to waste, and so I might as well produce it myself.

    I've got several more ideas for spotlight-esque stories I'd like to tell, but getting this book printed killed me financially, and so I highly doubt I'd be able to afford doing something like this again in the forseeable future. But then again, if I can ever manage to get that chance to pitch my other ideas to Denton and/or Ryall...
     

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    Pure awsome win!
     
  18. Goatboy

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    Wow wow wow, amazing work. The bar scene was great, had a real fight club vibe with the promise to kill each other:thumbs2: 
    Who was the bot arm wrestling with Grimlock?
     
  19. GAUGE

    GAUGE In Art, Nothing Is Impossible.

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    Now if this comic could be exclusive to all members of TFW2005 I'd really love it.

    Do you have any copies left at all?

    This is far better than alot of IDW's stuff.
     
  20. Unfall

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    Dude, this thing is better than most of the comics "the pros" write
     

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