Fan-made alphabet used in Transformers 5 marketing?

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by TheSoundwave, Nov 18, 2019.

  1. TheSoundwave

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    This is something I noticed a while back...

    Way back when they released the first photo of Megatron from TLK, I noticed something fishy about it. The Cybertronian text on Megatron's head spells "Megatron" and "Knight"...

    ...but not in the official Transformers alphabet. This is the official alphabet. It was also featured in a coloring book around the ROTF era. The alphabet featured on Megatron's head is actually a fan design from DeviantArt.

    Cybertronian Alphabet by Bryne-Lasgiathan on DeviantArt

    Compare the text seen on Megatron's head to the official alphabet and the fan-work, and you'll see they match the fan-work.

    Interestingly enough, they seem to have been removed from the final design (maybe that was an earlier design, or maybe they realized it was a fan work, and didn't have permission to use it).

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    God I loved this design for Megatron, it was a very underrated design for the character
     
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