Robots in Disguise #5 Discussion
|05-30-2012, 12:51 PM||#1|
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Robots in Disguise #5 Discussion
Just read it. Liked this issue a lot better than the last.Ever wonder about the speed of Turbofoxes?
Sky-Byte and New Perspective Ironhide are just what this book needed. Bots with common sense and the will to do the right thing even if it's not easy. And to call Prowl on his bulljive.
A good enjoyable issue. LOVED that they actually picked up on Swerve's comment for MtMtE. That kinda coordination rocks. Great to see Maccadam's return. Glad to see both BB and Blurr make the right choices with IHs help.
And Iron Hide's secret could mean a lot of things. But if it gives everyone the courage and impetous to make the right choices it's a good thing.
-ZacWilliam, happy to see the Autobots at last correct their course some. Things are getting interesting again so I'm not sure how I feel about switching to Prime next issue...
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|05-30-2012, 02:39 PM||#2|
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I'm glad someone has the berrings to stand up to Prowl. He's a character whose mechanizations are best left unseen, but now he's out in the daylight and well... His striving for control at any cost is turning the Autobots into something ugly. And Bumblebee doesn't seem to be handling the pressure well. It's draining him. Good to see Optimus will be back finally.
|05-30-2012, 03:14 PM||#3|
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This was alright. Sky-Byte is cool, and I like that he's a shark, but I don't know why they felt they needed Sky-Byte of all characters. Also the art was, by and large, terrible. Wobbly, muddled, awful, awful faces. The colours were awesome, I must say. Very popping. I also like that despite being tiny steps, they are closer to peace now. True peace.
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|05-30-2012, 04:56 PM||#4|
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|05-30-2012, 06:23 PM||#5|
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Haven't been able to pick it up yet, but was Dirge in it?
EDIT: Looks like the TFWiki got this one up early. Guess his appearance means I have to get this issue, lol. Thanks anyways, though.
|05-30-2012, 06:40 PM||#6|
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I liked how Ongoing #31 was integrated into RID's plot. So that's a future (and destiny) Ironhide saw on the white, blank page of #30.
Griffith's art is not so great(Sky-Byte's face was... um...), but still enjoyable. Because of Perez's color work, I guess.
|05-30-2012, 07:21 PM||#7|
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Good issue. Love Ironhide's reveal at the end and their faces lol. Now that the ID are gone I wonder how the Cons will be.
|05-31-2012, 03:48 AM||#8|
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Issue five was brilliant. Sky Byte is the outsider observer poet without the bias of any of the three factions, and this issue continues to makes it clear that there are no easy answers for either the Autobots or Decepticons. Even if the Decepticons did want to 'change' they are third-class citizens under an Autobot militia who can't risk trusting their former enemies and removing their inhibitor/deterrence chips. (Or can they?) Some clever Shakespearean allusions - there's the obvious Yorick/Sweep shtick (which was a clever nod to RiD Scourge, and Robots In Disguise is the title of this comic so having Sky Byte in it is especially appropriate). More subtle was the nod to Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, in which Cinna the poet is attacked by an unruly mob who think he's Cinna the murderous conspirator (Sky Byte the poet is attacked because an unruly mob mistake him for Skywarp the murderer.) I liked the Wheelie reference too. Great art and writing. An A+ issue.My art; my blog; my writing. And "we want Generations Star Upper!"
|05-31-2012, 10:38 AM||#9|
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I thought that Sky-Bite's face looked like a frog who smelled a bad fart at times. Other than that, I liked this issue. I was kinda hoping that the Constructicons were not ACTUALLY dead, but this issue cements that fact. Maybe we'll get "new" Constructicons, based on the Classics/Energon design. That would be kinda cool.http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wanted...eft-hands.html
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|05-31-2012, 01:48 PM||#10|
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Good issue, tying issue 31 into this was interesting. That issue felt like nothing but filler.
I enjoyed Streetwise's line "I got shot. With fire"
I dislike Ironhide's alt mode.
Blurr's bar is cool. Interesting that both him and Swerve have bot proceeded with their post war dreams.
This was the first issue I felt that RID was really building to something. Whatever that is, I'm looking forward to it.
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