You've got the touch!.....of plagiarism.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by ShadowStitch, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. ShadowStitch

    ShadowStitch vectoring the hate plague

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    Okay, so I noticed this today, completely by chance.

    "80's tees" sells this shirt.

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    I instantly recognized it as Revoltech Convoy, but the pose seemed hauntingly familiar, like I'd seen it before...

    Oh right:

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    Which makes me wonder if they bought their own convoy to use as a model, or simply copied the design from that CollectionDX photograph... :lol 
     

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  2. Dinobot Nuva

    Dinobot Nuva Johnny 3 Tears Veteran

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    If they knew what they were doing they would've raised Prime's pinky for the rockin' horns.
     
  3. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    The artist probably googled Optimus Prime and picked the first good image that fit what they had in mind for a reference.
     
  4. Darkspeed

    Darkspeed Avatar Freak

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    If it's plagiarism or not, one thing's for certain... That's one of the funniest t-shirts I've seen! I must have it!
     
  5. NemesisBruticus

    NemesisBruticus Banned

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    Whats odd is the pose reminds me of Mic Sounders.
     
  6. chapsy

    chapsy Resident Brony

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    come on rock n roll!
     
  7. Brawlastator

    Brawlastator it is our life - jon bovi

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    Someone with a revoltech Convoy and one of those Fraulein Haruhi girls with the guitars needs to replicate this pose.
     
  8. Golden Age

    Golden Age BATTLE BEAST

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    nice catch!
     
  9. OldDirtyBot

    OldDirtyBot ODB

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    Thats a fairly common and natural pose for that figure. Mines usually like that.

    Had to have the T though, should be here wed!
     
  10. AniProwl

    AniProwl Banned

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    At least it's not the overused Pat Lee artwork.
     
  11. Jetstorm

    Jetstorm Wielder of the Keyblade

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    That's a truly epic shirt.
     
  12. ShadowDragon

    ShadowDragon R to the D to the D yo.

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    Not quite what you asked for, but I do have a guitar in the rightish size, so here you go...

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  13. joebot.

    joebot. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    It's just a pose so it isn't too big of a deal. There are subtle differences in various angles and it has been stylized so it was just a lazy artist using it for reference. I don't think the intent was to steal the image though
     
  14. Brawlastator

    Brawlastator it is our life - jon bovi

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    That's awesome :D 
     
  15. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nope, just based off a figure which is based off Pat Lee artwork. :) 
     
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    I'd buy that shirt in a heartbeat. And ShadowDragon, your pic rocks. :rock 
     
  17. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    yeah, that site's awesome. I ended up with a sweet pacman belt for christmas from there. I just missed out on their valentines day sale getting a voltron shirt that's styled to look like the puma logo.
     
  18. Waverider

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    That is awesome...
     

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