IGN Interview and Preview of new ongoing Series

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  1. diablogunner

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    If I can ever get the rest of the older two stories in trade and finish reading them, I can start collecting this one. Seems like a good start so far.
     
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    I'm liking Geomotus there, he's giving me some Gizoid vibes with his design.
     
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    Cool. I like that the rover guy actually looks like a transforming robot instead of an iron man in cosplay.
     
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    As uninterested as I am in these preview panels, I will say that Geomotus’ design alone makes me want to pick this up. I really like the sound of his character so far as well.
     
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    ...Umm is Chromia sitting on that desk using one half of a thigh? If so that is impressive, she has better core strength than Spider-man
     
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    So we couldn't use any of the existing Transformer geologists?

    While I don't mind his design, he doesn't look like a Transformer to me.
     
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    I like the new guy, seems cute, but doesn't really jive with the g1 heavy look that seems to be the intended look. Art seems nice. All things considered, I'll give this a try.
     
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    Geomotus is a nicely-designed OC. Should be fun to see him as the series kicks into gear.
     
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    Rubble looks so... nondescript. And right off the bat we are starting off with OCs again? That does not bode so well.
    Megs and Prime are just doing the same old dance as they did in IDW before, let\'s hope they have something different planned this time because we seen this pre-war story before in Chaos Theory and Megatron Origin.
     
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    The writing is rank amateur. That dialogue optimus has? 
    Passive voice. And look, there\'s windblade bossing bee around. Not looking good. 

    Frankly, at this point, this falls on Michael Kelly for not having higher standards.
     
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    let me pre-order this comic, right this second.
     
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    Very excited for this looks super cool.
     
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    If this is the best trolling we have left, I hope IDW introduces at least a gender-swapped romance by the end of the first preview.
     
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    One thing that kind of bothers me right from the jump is the use of original characters in roles that could have easily been filled out by Legacy characters. that was one of the criticisms of the previous Universe Arc that, while overblown in my opinion, did have some legitimacy.

    I can't lie... I don't find this as immediately compelling as the original IDW infiltration #1. But I will give it a shot.
     
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    I mean, swerve is a I mean, swerve is a mythologist, which on Cybertron would be somewhat again to being a geologist, right? And having a personality disorder is kind of an established aspect of his character. Sure he was a motor mouth in the previous continuity but there's no reason they couldn't change it to what they're going with now.
     
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    He was a metallurgist, and the last continuity presented him as being much more like the Cybertronian equivalent to a skin specialist; that's pretty different from a geologist. Also, I believe one of the solicits said this Cybertron does have parts that are organic, so I don't think they could really have a metallurgist just serve as a substitute geologist there.

    Geomotus sounds different enough from Swerve, and I'm sure there'd also be those not happy with Swerve being introduced with such a major personality shift, especially this soon after LL ended.
     
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    I'm really torn on the page with Orion and Megatron. The art is beautiful. I love when colorists can convey the glowing effect of their eyes. However, the dialogue is just bizarre and stilted. It doesn't sound like an organic conversation, more like a fifth grade play.
     
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    Chromia and Prowl are going to be partners in police ?
    Also punk Starscream, does that mean he is one of the earlier rebels ?
    I hope Rubble is interesting and not a self-insert or a lobotomized askman
     
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    Personally, I will be sitting this out for quite a while until they've convinced me a reboot was necessary.
    I don't see anything groundbreaking here, and most of it sounds exactly like what IDW's creative crew had been working on for the last 8+ years anyway.
    The art does not appeal to me, and in some cases I think it's just plain terrible. I don't get a sense of "space" or location, and everything looks flat.
    I absolutely hate when artists use the actual toys as references... No offense to those who like it, but I just can't get into it.
    A year ago if you told me Gabriel Rodriguez would be doing a cover featuring Megatron & Optimus I would have fallen over backwards. Now that I see it... o_O 
     
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    Nothing too bad, nothing very original. Art's looking so-so.
     
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