Shockwave- The Boba Fett of the Transformers Movieverse

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  1. Quickdrawn94

    Quickdrawn94 Bronybot

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    The overly hyped badass villain that barely says a damn thing. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Xaddion

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    And lost a battle involving blindness in a humiliating fashion.
     
  3. bignick1693

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    He is kind of like him. But I think boba got some kills.
     
  4. whoamidri

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    boba was much cooler. shockwave was pretty much all hype
     
  5. MikeDiaz

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    Boba Fett - briefly seen, instant favorite
    Shockwave - advertised extensively, ultimately a waste

    He was the Devastator of DOTM.
     
  6. FanimusMaximus

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    Perfect, now everyone hates Shockwave. Waytago Fanbase.
     
  7. RzaSharp

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    Atleast Han showed some real concern and fear that Boba was around. "Boba Fett! Boba Fett! Where?". Boba also had VOCAL communication with Vadar.
     
  8. RzaSharp

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    Its the opposite....we all love Shockwave. Bay's deliberate misrepresentation is an insult to us all.
     
  9. Tampalicious

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    thats why I called him the Taco Bell cup guy. Kind of like the scorpions in Clash of the Titans too. You know, the big menacing , cool looking thing , and then barely in the movie but looks good on your fast food cup. I almost expected it. Still kick ass he was there , so Im not complaining. Although now I know why it was silly to worry about his voice actor.

    btw i was at BK today, they have some cool lookin little bobble head type things, the shockwave looked kinda cool, like if I actually had a work desk these days

    edit: you guys are makin me want to watch some star wars more than id like to admit, oh shit, it begins....
     
  10. RzaSharp

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    That was your 666th post...crazy.
     
  11. Crainy

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    I actually liked how Shockwave was in the movie. But it lacked one MAJOR thing: An introduction. If he was really introduced to the audience, the way he was portrayed in the movie would have been perfect.

    A silent assassin that doesnt get much screentime, but that everyones afraid of. I love it.
     
  12. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    No, just to you. He deliberately insulted YOUR childhood.
     
  13. Stryker055

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    Shockwave would be the Boba Fett of the Movieverse if Boba Fett had a pretty big role in the original trilogy and had a ton of lines, action, etc. and he shows up in The Clone Wars just standing there silently, just looking cool.

    So he's not really the Boba Fett-type character in my eyes.
     
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    I actually thought he was pretty cool for the moments he had.
     
  15. RzaSharp

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    LOL It has nothing to do with my childhood or G1. Shockwave is a menace. He's an Evil Spock-Nuclear weapon/WMD. Not a mute giant pacing the streets. If it was only me, this thread and all the others concerning him wouldnt even exist.
     
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    Sorry, but the Boba Fett of the movieverse is definitely Barricade.

    If we're gonna go with Star Wars comparisons, Shockwave would be General Grievous.
     
  17. Gligamesh51

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    WAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

    I'm happy I visited this thread, just for this response!
     
  18. Dinobot747

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    We don't hate the character, we hate that a brilliant character was wasted.
     
  19. DecepticonsRule

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    Truth.

    The difference between Boba Fett was that when he showed up, he did AWESOME shit. Shockwave didn't DO shit. He was just there.
     
  20. Barricade24

    Barricade24 Decepticop Artist

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    I agree. Even though Shockwave was as awesome as he was, he should have done more. Or at least have killed someone.
     

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