Shockwave Spotlight five-page preview and advance review

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Denyer, Sep 9, 2006.

  1. Denyer

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    Awesome!!!
    I'll pick it up as soon as it pops in my comics book store. I like the drawings, but I kinda dislike Shockey's long ears.
     
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    Hmm......Grimlock seems to be lacking his old speech problem here.

    Still....cool to see them again. Look forward to seeing them in full organic Dino mode.
     
  4. Denyer

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    Be interesting if he gets it as a result of this story... but maybe Simon's decided on a fresh start that's closer to the original comic Dinobots.

    That Autobot shuttle reminds me of something, but I'm not sure what.
     
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    Nice. Are those the WW Dinobots? I have to order this one too.
     
  6. Denyer

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    Looks like they've got (or are based on) Don's designs to start with, yup.

    Nice work on the image mirroring, whoever does that good stuff.
     
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    That was me :)  Front paged it on up.
     
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    The art is funky, but in a good way. Who's the artist?
     
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    I dig. IDW's been nothing but good since they got the license. Yes, I'm including Infiltration too (I loved it :)  ). I like that they seem to let more of the artist's style come through more than DW did, witch seemed to have more of a "house style".

    Not to bash DW's TFs. I loved everything they did too.
    But kudos to IDW. I'll be getting this.
     
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    Nick Roche. He's been doing the covers for Generations, I think. Nobody knows him because nobody buys Generations. :p 

    I have to admit, this is really intriguing. I love the one shot format. There have not been enough of them in recent years, to my way of thinking. Being able to pick up one issue and read a single self contained story has great appeal, and they can still reference and pad out your ongoing broader story arcs, which it appears they may be doing here.
     
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    Looking forward to this. It looks like they're stealing a page from Beast Wars. Are the Dinobots really going to be completely organic looking?
     
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    No speech impediment?

    That's one of Grimlock's classic attributes!

    Ah well, he'll probably get it somehow...
     
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    Is this extra sized for the extra buck or just priced higher?
     
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    So shockwave seeded earth with energon, not the vok. interesting.
     
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    Hell Yeah... Looks good.
     
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    IDW's prices are just going up, that's all. Spotlight is the first series that'll be hit by the increase, then Escalation.
     
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    Yes and no. Beast Wars is a continuity unto itself, I believe. Simon Furman didn't want to tamper with it so it's not part of the IDW continuity - at least, not in the form we know it as. It was stated in a recent interview, unless things have changed since then.
    Still, this is great looking. I'll enjoy this one.
     
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    Or rather, the TF books are just moving to match the rest of IDW's line, which is uniformly $3.99 for 32 pages (inc ads/etc)....
     
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    I like the story behind it (predictable to say the least) but I don't know if it's got my interest enough to purchase it. I need some sort of interesting story, these feel like "What you already know, retold with new art" stories.
     

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