Transformers Bumblebee Movie Prequel #1

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  1. pie125

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    TRANSFORMERS BUMBLEBEE MOVIE PREQUEL #1 CVR A GRIFFITH (APR180365)
    TRANSFORMERS BUMBLEBEE MOVIE PREQUEL #1 CVR A GRIFFITH
    APR180365
    (W) John Barber (A/CA) Andrew Griffith
    Some call him Goldfender, but the name's Bee... Bumblebee. On loan to MI6 and teamed with a human partner, Bee's trapped in the middle of a Cold War plot to disrupt British Secret Intelligence. But when things go wrong, it's up to Bee to discover if there's a traitor in their midst. In the spy world, allegiances can change just as easily as a Transformer.

    *The prequel to the new Bumblebee film (coming this winter), geared toward a younger audience!
    In Shops: Jun 20, 2018
    SRP: $3.99
     
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    Geared toward a younger audience....:mad: :mad: :mad: 
     
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  3. Novaburnhilde

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    Goldfender is a pretty great pre-Earth name for Bee. I dig it.

    The story sounds kinda interesting too, will check it out.
     
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    Why is an alien warrior "on loan" to anybody?
     
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    Yay! Tie in comics are back!
     
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    Because TLK established he was working with the British army in the mid-20th century, and being "on loan" is a common way of describing when someone working for one organisation temporarily goes to work for another one.
     
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    Definitely something the IDW TF comics need more of.
     
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    Should be a fun read. Been missing Barber writing movie continuity stuff.
     
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    Pass!
     
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    On the bright side, prequel comics are back!
     
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    And only people who will read it are comic book transformer fans new fans of transformers movies will not pick it up and even glance at it but maybe someday movies will change all that new fans reading comics and watching cartoon series
     
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    So if he's in England, he should be working with Roddy. Given that in TLK, they both raided Hitler's mansion.

    Goldfender, a play on Goldfinger. SMH
     
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    oh but comics between dotm, aoe and tlk to fix them, doesnt make the cut? i wish one could curse here because i have some insults in different languages i want to throw at them right now
     
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    I'm so buying this is as my first in hand comic book. I mostly buy digital as I'm afraid I might accidentally rip the page when I turn it. I might just keep the comic on a book case, and read the Digital Version.
     
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    as most incarnations of this children's toy franchise tend to be, yes.
     
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    I hope they make one for TF5. If not, I will.
     
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    Prequel Comic line is my absolute favorite aspect of the Live Action Movie Franchise. So it seems like Michael Bay's tie-in material ban is truly lifted.

    Two things I noticed with this reveal:
    1. The prequel comics are releasing in-conjunction with the original date of the Bumblebee movie instead of the December release.
    2. Writers' Room canon may no longer be applicable as they did not leave any room for tie-in prequel and sequel comics[?]
     
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    I think it’s be funny if Charlie calls Bumblebee “Goldbug” at one point during the movie. :lolol 
     
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    More “they were always here and working with us all along”. He fought in WWII and helped MI6 but somehow Sector Seven needed to capture him...
     
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