PREVIEW: Spotlight - Ultra Magnus

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  1. Primal

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    IDW Publishing has released their 5-page previews for titles shipping January 17. Among them is The Transformers: Spotlight: Ultra Magnus, the final installment in the first volume of spotlights. Also, Fractal Matter has an advance review of this issue available. Be warned, it contains spoilers.

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    THE TRANSFORMERS: SPOTLIGHT: ULTRA MAGNUS (5 of 5)

    Publisher:
    IDW Publishing
    Writers: Simon Furman
    Pencils: Robby Musso
    Covers: Robby Musso, Klaus Scherwinski
    Colorist: Kiernan Oats

    Part 5 of 5
    Continuing a series of one-shots focusing on some of the best-loved (or loathed) characters from the TRANSFORMERS Universe. This month, the spotlight falls on ULTRA MAGNUS, the AUTOBOTS' implacable, upstanding long arm of the (intergalactic) law. But now- in pursuit of his "most wanted" (and elusive) adversary- just how far (outside the law) is MAGNUS willing to go? By Simon Furman (The Transformers: Stormbringer) and Robby Musso. Escalation cover artist Klaus Scherwinski provides a variant cover, too.

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    The Transformers: Spotlight: Ultra Magnus, Scherwinski Cover
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    The Transformers: Spotlight: Ultra Magnus, Scherwinski Sketch Incentive Cover
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    The Transformers: Spotlight: Ultra Magnus, Page 1
    The Transformers: Spotlight: Ultra Magnus, Page 2
    The Transformers: Spotlight: Ultra Magnus, Page 3
    The Transformers: Spotlight: Ultra Magnus, Page 4
    The Transformers: Spotlight: Ultra Magnus, Page 5
    The Transformers: Spotlight: Ultra Magnus, Page 6 (no text, from Tformers.com)

    UPDATED: 01/14/2007 - added page 6

    Source: IDW Publishing and Tformers.com
     
  2. General Tekno

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    Sweet.

    I like.
     
  3. Heat Guy

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    Wow, the colors look pretty dang good.

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    He looks to be based on the G1 Titanium Ultra Magnus as well, kickass.
     
  4. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Holy crap. That looks bad-ass!:rock 
     
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    Very nice.
     
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    Darn... I was hoping it was going to be a whole comic about him not dealing with stuff.

    :( 
     
  7. Harlequin Daniel

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    You do NOT want to be messing with Magnus.
     
  8. MACRAPTRON

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    LMAOL :lolol 
     
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    Nice!

    This looks awesome!! Love the art and the colors! Swindle is even in it!
     
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    Wow, nice pencils! Put THIS guy on the main G1 book already.
     
  12. evrdazed

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    who's Scherwinski, and why is he drawing transformers cover. I mean, to me, that as of a cover pales in comparison to some of the fan-arts here on this site.
     
  13. Josh

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    man dont be dissin my boy Klaus

    he's an amazing artist


    as is Musso :D 
    I hope Chris gives him some more work in the future
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    [oh. and here's Klaus' site so you can bask in his awesomeness :3
    http://www.klausscherwinski.de/?showme=mixed.php
     
  14. Dreweido

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    fantastic
     
  15. Nightrain

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    Oh HELL yeah.
     
  16. Cast

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    Finally Ultra Magnus is getting some good storys behind him, totally badass.
     
  17. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    This looks FRIGGING awesome. *happy*

    I really, really love it when the spacefaring and society (law enforcement) aspects of TFs get given some focus. And hell-frigging-yes to Swindle's arms dealing getting some forefront, too. :D 
     
  18. Nevermore

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    Why? Su is doing a great job as is.
     
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    That is some amazing artwork.
     
  20. ILoveDinobot

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    cool! I like Magnus he's pretty cool, I really like the Musso cover.
     

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