Transformers and G.I. Joe Exclusive Covers at NYCC.

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  1. Tony_Bacala

    Tony_Bacala Car Robots Professional Administrator

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    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    I don't think even this could get me to buy On Going.
     
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    Transformers meets Ginyu Force:lol 
    but seriously - pass
     
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    Actually that cover is a homage to The Uncanny X-Men #1. I think it's a pretty cool cover since it plays into its Marvel roots.

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    Yup, and it's fantastic!!

    The G.I. Joe cover is an homage to Apocalypse Now:

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  6. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Transformers cover homage > GI JOE cover homage.
     
  7. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    Wow. Are Brainstorm and First Aid actually in the comic? I stopped buying at AHM...
     
  8. Joe Moore

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    Kinda underwhelmed by the Transformers cover. It's a decent enough homage. One thing bothers me though. If you're going to mimic an iconic cover, at least have equally iconic corresponding characters. Whys is the Cyclops role Prowl and not Prime? Why is it Bombshell and not Megatron? Why put a First aid in an overly feminine pose when you have female characters that could have easily plugged it.

    I know the answer is going to be that these are the characters in the comic. The homage itself seems kind of underwhelming when the right character mix would have been a home run.
     
  9. Bass X0

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    Yeah, I am guessing these characters are the focus of this issue. Perhaps. Even if they're not, don't you think we've seen enough of Optimus Prime and Megatron on covers?

    Also, Optimus Prime would more likely fulfill Xavier's role.
     
  10. Tony_Bacala

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    The reason we have chosen these specific characters to grace the covers is because they were all voiced by legendary voice actor Michael Bell who will be joining us at the convention, signing comics, figures, DVDs etc...
     
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    Bombshell = Magneto?

    LOL. awesome

    And who is being all effeminate in the cover, is that First Aid? Tough luck making him pose like Jean Grey.
     
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    Cool Uncanny X-men hommage.
     
  13. X-Brawn

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    First Aid looks like he's dancing. Or posing on a runway.

    I know we were going with the Michael Bell homage there, but couldn't we have gotten Arcee to be Jean Grey? Or any of the other fembots?

    Or given him a more masculine pose?

    EDIT: 2nd cover, what's Nick Fury doing on there?
     
  14. Joe Moore

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    Makes sense for the characters chosen, but not the cover chosen to mimic.
     
  15. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    I love that ongoing cover. :lol  Going to have to track that one down.
     
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    That's kind of a crappily done homage... so much empty space left around the logo. They could have easily made it look more like the real cover.

    Though like others, I am not sure WHY they are swiping this cover... weird.
     
  17. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    That is an awesome cover. X-men + Transformers = awesomeness.



    Also know this guys that Micheal Bell once voiced Cyclops in Pryde of the X-Men. the cover makes sense to me.
     
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    First Aid looks like he's disco dancing or trying to immitate John Inman. Overall its a very odd cover design.
     
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    Optimus Prime and Megatron are never even in the Transformers comics.
     
  20. Tony_Bacala

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    That part I can't answer. I'm assuming they just thought it would be cool, draw in some other non-TF folks. I think they are both cool.
     

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