Peter David Writing Novelization For TF3 Dark Of The Moon

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  1. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    while movie novelizations usually suck...Peter David is awesome!
     
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    This could be interesting. Peter David never fails to impress.
     
  4. Primeconvoy1

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    Huge fan of Peter David going all the way back to his works on the Incredible Hulk, X-Factor comics, & Star Trek novels. I'm going to have to pick up his adaptation of TF3.
     
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    PADs great, this is pretty fantastic news!
     
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    I've read some of Peter David's other novelizations - they're usually decent. Better than Alan Dean Foster at the very least.

    But yeah - David has a large body of well-regarded work in both the comic book AND prose realm. I have high hopes.
     
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    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    You know why Peter David's fat? Because he's full of WIN!
     
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    Wow, I didn't know that there were so many Peter David fans in the Transformers community. You can add me to the list. If he wrote it I'll read it. Here's hoping that Hasbro notices this and hires him to write some original Transformers stories.
     
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    Wow! Just now noticed this thread because I've been buried in reading the trailer discussions. All I can say is THANK! GOD! Though I don't like to talk badly about anybody that contributes to the world of Transformers, Alan Dean Foster is the LAST writer I would have picked for the novelizations. I appreciate his contribution, but not sad to see David step in. Been a big fan ever since his work on Hulk and X-factor in the 90's. Can't wait! :) 
     
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    I Kind of curious to read the novelization now. The other two were ok, but they were more straight play by plays of the movie. Wasted opportunity if you ask me. Movie novels have a great chance to expand the universe a bit more. Nothing against Alan Dean foster, I've read plenty of his stuff in my day, but the movie novels seemed to be missing something. Especially Rotf one. It didn't capture any sense of excitment for me. The prequel novels were slightly better, but I'm pretty hopefull for this one now.
     
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    Peter David is one of my favorite authors. Interest is piqued.
     
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    As in, same Peter David that wrote the Descent novels? Sweet.
     
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    Just the fact that David is writing it will make me want to read it way more.
     
  14. moreprimeland

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    I know the ADF novels and his writing get picked on quite a bit..but I enjoyed the first two novels just fine, at least they had details that covered parts the movies left out..ready for the 3rd novel when released..*runs to check Amazon.com* :D 
     
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    Which means the novelization will 100% more complicated than the movie and not in a good way.
     
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    Meh. I'm not a fan of Peter David. I read his entire "Supergirl" (in name only) run, and I was less than impressed. He also came off as extremely arrogant when talking about his plans for a spin-off title (because he was so convinced that his final storyline would "bring in the readers in droves").
     
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    I'm not really sure what that's even supposed to mean...

    Anyway, this is a major improvement, in my opinion. With Peter David replacing Alan Dean Foster, this novelization might actually be, dare-I-say, enjoyable to read!
     
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    Alan Dean Foster usually writes good novelizations - all 3 of his Alien movie ones are great, so is his novelization of 'Star Wars', 'The Thing', and 'Chronicles of Riddick'.
     
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    Am I the only person who enjoyed the Movie Prequel Novels? I know they don't sync perfect to the movies (even less now with DoTM) but I really enjoyed them. I look forward to Mr David's work.
     
  20. Paxtin

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    When I first read the news post, I thought it said that the book only took him 2 weeks.
    I though either that means the story's really bad, or he's just that good. :lol 
     

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