What if IDW did G1 cartoon comics?

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  1. briag45

    briag45 Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone else want this as bad as I do? I would love for every original G1 cartoon to be made into episode comics, including the north american ending, all of the japanese headmasters, super god masterforce, victory, and zone.
     
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    I really dislike the Cartoon, knowing that IDW has way better stories.

    Let the cartoon be the cartoon, it does not need to be recreated just because.
     
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    If they can get Flint Dille and only Flint Dille to do that and only that, I'd say go for it.
     
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    Personally i don't think it would work out. The cartoon was aimed at a very young audience and had no abstract concepts or mythos in place. It was relatively straight forward and if the authors aren't granted any freedom to manuver, it would not set very well with a much more mature audience at the moment.
     
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    I'd be down for a pre movie bu after season 2 series . Getting introduced to the movie cast , well the ones that could be , Ect
     
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    I'm not saying I wouldn't pick it up and look at it, but I wouldn't exactly rush out and buy it, either. At best, it would be something I'd grab from a torrent site or something.
     
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    I'd give it a shot, it's what I grew up with, and while I've poured plenty of reasons to the last thread like this, I think the only way I'd know is if they did and read it as something new, not Oh My Giddy Aunt G1 CARTOON! Then I'd know so, yes but not sure if that's nostalgia.
     
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    I had just read through the old DW comic where they redid the G1 animated movie and it looked so good and read well. I figured if IDW could do something similiar with the G1 cartoon, it would read well also. They would have to cleanup the dialog some just like DW did to make it more "comic" like and aim it towards adults.
     
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    The TFTM adaptation was done by IDW, not Dreamwave.

    And whilst a comic set in the G1 cartoon universe could potentially interesting, just adapting existing episodes into comics sounds like the dullest possible thing.
     
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    I wouldn't.

    The cartoon had crap designs, crap mythology, crap characters and beyond godawful writing.

    Only way I'd read it is if it changes EVERYTHING to the point that it's nothing like the cartoon but then there's no point in doing it when we already have that.
     
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    They could have every episode start off exactly the same, but then at some point in each issue have someone point out something ludicrous and have it diverge from there

    'Lord Megatron, excuse my impudence, but you want to do what now? That's the most ******ed thing I've ever heard!'
    'I... Well... Yeah, you're right.'
     
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    Yes and please in the style of the cartoon. They made Re-Generation 1, so give us Season 4 :D 
     
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    The people who want a Sunbow continuation wouldn't buy them because the pictures couldn't move and they can't hear the crazy accents.

    +1.
     
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    I have no clue why I thought DW had done that comic, the IDW logo and very clear on the front. :lol 
     
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    All I want from the G1 cartoon still is closure and then I'll be happy. The G1 cartoon and movie were my first exposure to the franchise and have a very special place in my heart, so I just want to see the story given a proper ending. However, I'm afraid of getting my wish granted after the tragedy that was Regeneration One happened. But if it did happen, just a mini-series written by Flint Dille would be cool. It'd be nice to see the final battle between Optimus Prime and Galvatron, and the war coming to a close for good. But I know all that would come out of that is re-killing of Optimus Prime so maybe it's better to not have that.
     
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    I would try any TF IDW comic as long as it ran separately from MTMTE.

    Don't mess with the current chemistry!
     
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    First off, IDW's is already in the G1 family.

    Second, I'll suggest an idea beyond yours:
    Make the existing series into comic form, but straighten out the continuity glitches and create stories and arcs that tie all the episodes together
     

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