Mike Costa on new TF comic series w/ new art...

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  1. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    Roll Out: Costa on IDW's Transformers - Comic Book Resources

    i believe these are the first interiors we've seen?

    some key points for the nashers-of-teath
    I really like the art, but still not feeling the segmented faces ~ seems like takes away from the ability to emote. Bumblebee bothers me the most, i actually think Rodimus looks pretty cool.
     
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    Dude, Grimlock looks freakin' crazy in that picture. And... Devastators... face looks weird.

    I'm diggin' all this for the most part. I may actually start buying this month to month instead of waiting for the trade

    Also... I notice Runamuck and Runabout in there. They live!
     
  3. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    Still doesn't feel like a good mix between movie and G1. It's basically G1/Universe designs with more seems, gaps and details. But I guess that was a restriction, seeing as it still takes place in the same universe. :) 

    I agree with artiepants, it looks good on some bots, but bad on others. Rodimus is definitely a kickass design.

    And finally, another dead horse beater...the movie-style plates just don't transfer into black inklines well. I'm pretty sure, if these designs were cgi models they wouldn't look bad AT ALL, and it's a problem that's also apparent in the movie-comics.
     
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    I spot Drift.

    Edit: And Hardhead?! By Prime's left armpit.
     
  5. Ratchet2007

    Ratchet2007 Neither Here Nor There

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    Thundercracker's there

    Isn't he dead ??
     
  6. Lord-Naraku

    Lord-Naraku Decepticon Overlord

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    Why is Hardhead there too? Sounds like it'll be cool but I'm still not diggin the faces... I think that was a screw up on Hasbro/IDW's part... let's keep the two universes separate please.
     
  7. DarthCrusher

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    LOVING the art. Ironhide, for one, is much improved from AHM #13.

    Can someone identify the Decepticon who's at the end of Megatron's outstretched right arm (with the spikes on his chest)? I know pretty much everyone else, but that guy's stumping me.
     
  8. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    Cartoon homage on that cover: Ratchet kicking Thundercracker in the gut
     
  9. eisen

    eisen "CUT ME SOME SLACKS!"

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    HOLD THE PHONE! i saw sunstreaker alive in that poster pic
     
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    eisen "CUT ME SOME SLACKS!"

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    could be a photoshopping mistake on the insignia. it looks like one of the Dinobots
     
  11. DarthCrusher

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    If I had to guess, the poster pic is just that: a poster, and doesn't completely represent what's in the comic. Thus, Sunstreaker, the Battlechargers, etc. being there isn't really a continuity goof.
     
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    Given the presences of Harhead and Abominus (I think), I suspect it's more a generic battle scene than something actually in canon.

    That being said, we technically don't know that Thundercracker's dead, just that Skywarp shot him in the face. I wouldn't be surprised if he turns up again as an outcast of some sort.
     
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    I think you're referring to Scorponok
     
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    Just not feeling the faces
     
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    Yeah. Good point. He's also punching Devastator in the face, which isn't a very good move for a Decepticon to make.

    And before this thread further dissolves into another "Rarrgh! I hate movie faces!" thread, may I just say:

    1. Please give Don a chance before condemning the book.

    2. Please keep this thread civil.

    3. Please keep in mind that whatever happens, IT'S A FREAKIN' COMIC BOOK!
     
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    arnt runamuck and runaboat also dead? their under sound waves armpit
     
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    Got to agree. I like the rest of the art but the faces are really freaking me out.
     
  18. Bass X0

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    And thats supposed to make everything okay with long-time fans of the comics? We take our comics very seriously indeed - just as much as the toys and the movies.
     
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    the teeth all make them look like terminators. i like the movies and all but i just wish they didn't feel the need to movie-ize g1.
     
  20. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    That is just some badass art.
     

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