Beast Hunters #4 Discussion

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  1. Tim Formas

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    What an absolute joke. $3-$4 for almost nothing but giant, obnoxious, wordless splash pages. The entire issue could probably be read in under 2 minutes.

    Pathetic.
     
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    It's disapointing because issues 1 and 2 had a surprisingly strong little story with good characterization and interesting new bots/situations. To follow that with what feels like two issues of "filler" with generic Cons and long story-light fights just seems a waste.

    -ZacWilliam, if we got new and interesting internal monologue over the organic Dino fight that brought out new characterization or backstory I'd be more inclined to let it go, but pages of wordless fighting in a modern $4 comic is just painful.
     
  4. Infosaur

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    *smash* *boom* *pop*

    Written by Warpath?
     
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    I'm glad this is the last issue. Should have been titled as a Fall Of Cybertron comic, not a Prime: Beast Hunters comic. There was barely anything related to the TV show or toyline. Zoom should have been a toy-only character from the Prime or Beast Hunters series. Not that it would have improved the story.

    A poor series from IDW but I had to buy it to know that it was a poor series. I didn't dislike it, its just more expensive for the content we're getting. For the same cost, we're also buying MTMTE and RiD.
     
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    It's not the last issue, just the last issue in this arc. I think it joins up with the TV show soon.
     
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    There's something irresistibly FUN about the concept of Dinobots vs. Dinosaurs that allows this to squeak by, but it's hard to deny that there wasn't enough real content in this story to fill out its two parts. Would've been better served as a single issue, methinks - but I'm looking forward to next issue, as I presume Scott is returning to the scripting, and her work on the first two issues was really great stuff I'm eager to see more of. I hope IDW have something else she can work on after this series ends.
     
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    I was under the impression this title was 'ongoing' until IDW says NO. Which they haven't yet. :) 

    I like the idea of the Dinobots facing off against their original templates..I assume these are the actual dinosaurs Shockwave based them on - otherwise there would be no use of having them there.

    A bit too bad if it's actually filling up most of the comic's pages (although I do think this is where Padilla shines :thumb )...and it's just so similar to the fight with the Skystalker clone in Rage of the Dinobots...
     
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    Actually, they have. #8 is the last issue of the series.
     
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    I hadn't heard that...I was hoping for a longer extension on the Prime-verse.
     
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    OK, I'm not the most versed in comics but three is and four seems a real let down. OK finding and scrapping with organics, but does it have to take two comics and endless scenes of stuff that's quite hard to understand... I really like the art, the covers are the best looking IMO, of all the comics out. But to me these last fight scenes are busy, tight angled, with little variety in wide angle or tight etcetc. Like I say hard to read what's mean't to be happening other than a big scrap so I don't see the point in having four straight pages...
     
  12. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Wow so much for Beast Hunters the comic.