Solicits for Transformers books for Jan - includes Jetfire/Jetstorm tidbit...

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  1. General Tekno

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    So, the solicits for January's Transformers books have been posted at TFormers - and MOST interesting is the solicit for TF Animated: The Arrival #6:

    Keep in mind that all indications are that this miniseries is canon - the head writer is treating it as canon after all!

    And, there's Max. Dinos 2 as well:

    And of course AHM 7:

    And FINALLY... the movie prequel. 2 issues solicited:

    Defiance #1:
    Allegiance #2:
    There's also several TPBs out that month - Classic Transformers vol. 3, Saga of the Allspark, and some of the DW material.

    Transformers Comics For January 2009 From IDW - Transformers Toys, News & Reviews - TFormers.com
     
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    So the Jet twins are a lot younger then I thought they were..
     
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    Yeah. This must mean that their creation is set sometime after Starscream escapes in "Fistful of Energon", I guess. Or maybe DURING Starscream's escape, for all we know.

    ...could they be Allspark clones perchance? Or just copies of his exostructure given Spark?
     
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    Awesome, stuff, all around.

    VERY surprised to see Animated Arrival #6, though... I thought their miniseries ended at #5 now?
     
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    Maybe IDW has rights to the Jetstorm/Jetfire comic and decided to append that on.

    This isn't the first time they've extended a miniseries (see the UK Dinobots reprints)
     
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    We might get more details on how Transformers in the Animated universe are born. At least when it comes to normal Cybertronians.
     
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    So the jet boys are an unholy creation?

    It all makes sense now. :p 
     
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    Interesting, very interesting. I wasn't expecting the jet twins to be, essentiall, reformatted Starscream clones. It'll be interesting to see how this plays out in the show, and how Starscream will react to that.
     
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    I doubt they're clones in anyway.
    The description pretty much just says that the autobots tried to reverse engineer Starscream's flying ability.
     
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    Very intriguing piece of information there regarding Jetfire and Jetstorm.

    Send the books!
     
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    All of that info is very interesting. I dig that idea of the first flying autobot but what about Omega Supreme?
     
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    Great stuff to look forward to. Plus, I'm glad to see IDW Grimlock's head does not have his WW-style teeth.
     

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