Sentinel Prime

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  1. Grandus Prime

    Grandus Prime Well-Known Member

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    In the comics, is Sentinel a lot larger and more massive bot than Prime. I just finished the Keepers prose trilogy by David Cian and its based off either DW or IDW continuity. Optimus is confronted with a replica of Sentinel built by the Keepers and Sentinel is described as a giant, taller than prime with trunk legs and a massive chest and powerful arms and voice so deep is shakes the ground. It seems as if Optimus in his mind struggles to live up to Sentinel. It certainly wasn't the Scientest/Warrior Sentinel from Dark of the Moon.
     
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    The Keepers trilogy was based off the Dreamwave continuity, more or less, and it was published in 2003-2004, at a time before any version of Sentinel Prime existed in the official canon. So Cian didn't base his version of Sentinel off of anything, he made everything up.
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I'l pretend that Sentinel is Sentinel Maximus. The OFTCC/BotCon charecter.
     
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    sto_vo_kor_2000 Banned

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    Thats not exactly true.

    A "Sentinel Prime" was mentioned frequently in the G1 marvel comics.
     
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    If that's the case it's no wonder he lost.
     
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    Sentinel looked bigger than Optimus in the film to me, his alt. mode was significantly larger as well.
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I see what you did their. :lol 
     
  8. Grandus Prime

    Grandus Prime Well-Known Member

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    Is the Transformers Ultimate Guide based off of Dreamwave as well? It's mostly written by Simon Furman. In that Sentinel is described as huge bot as well, taller and much more massive than Optimus.
     
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    sto_vo_kor_2000 Banned

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    Pretty much.

    The UG was produced at a time when Dreamwave had the rights to do TF comics.But the UG reported on most of the continuities up till that point.
     
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    Grandus Prime Well-Known Member

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    Has it ever fully fleshed out why Sentinel failed compared to Optimus? In the Keepers trilogy and some of the comments Alex Milne has made on the IDW boards, Sentinel was a brute, a very powerful bot much more so than Nova Prime or Optimus. Why did the war go so badly and was he so easy to beat by Megatron?
     

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