Optimus Prime #1 Preview

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  1. Lucas35

    Lucas35 Well-Known Member

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    There was a preview for the first issue of the upcoming Optimus Prime series in this week's Micronauts:

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    I think the new characters are:

    - Roulette.
    - Armordillo.
    - Railspike.
    - Gimlet.
    - Oiler.
    - Slide.
     
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  2. maku098

    maku098 indeed a wise choice

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    Have we seen that guy beside Warpath before? Looks familiar.
     
  3. Rakzo

    Rakzo Peruvian Transformers Fan

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    I think that's Armada Demolisher.

    Preview looks cool.
     
  4. maku098

    maku098 indeed a wise choice

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    I mean the guy under Demolisher.
     
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    Kei Zama's artwork is fucking amazing. please idw, dont let this artist slip away from you like you did Sarah Stone.
    (and fire Livio Ramondelli)
     
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    spiritprime Dudes, I'm a girl!

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    *stares at the art... turns and leaves*
     
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    quadropl Scientist of Cybertron

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    I'm getting somewhat of a Blackout vibe from the guy to the left of Warpath.
     
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    Fallout TWO SETS OF DREAMS

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    it's definitely blackout. you can just make out a split cockpit and his head is a deadringer for the movie character.

    i like seeing future autobots protesting the murder of an innocent. it really makes sense.

    i'm just excited to see more orion pax. i loooove pre-optimus/pre-megatron stories.

    gimlet's doing a great job at his disguise. earth is filled with truck-sized lobsters.

    super hyped to see roulette show up!
     
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    Included in Micronauts issue 7

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    Looks like the cast is going to exclude more side characters. I recognise Railspike, Bump, Roulette, Gimlet but not sure about the truck. Also is that Blackout?
     
  10. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    "Trolling."

    It's still really, really weird when TFs use internet phrases and words. Like when Starscream said "cosplay."
     
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    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    The art is interesting, but i have nothing but contempt for where IDW has taken the pre-war backstory.
    Just completely distasteful and uninteresting to me.

    ...and i don't even want to know why there is a giant lobster.
     
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    RNSrobot Keeper of the Waspinator Swarm. Blam.

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    This looks and reads awesome. Fuck yeah. 
     
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    That is him, Hope he gets a new toy
     
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    Kind of on the fence about this one. I have loved every story set in Cybertron's past....but i really hate any Transformers story thats bogged down by humans (been skipping the core transformers book pretty much since "Combiner Wars" as a result)

    Of course Transformers comics usually have to be pre-ordered at my FLCS, so if I don't get it now I may not get it until later

    Of course with a new cast of characters, wondering if this could be the start of another "Lost Light" Ensemble
     
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    I really want a toy version of the head the cop on the left of hefter, the one that holding his arm behind his back.
     
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    Cant be Railspike; he's on the Lost Light. But the others make sense. Colors are right to be Roulette, too. My guess is Rapid Run as the colors are closer to him
     
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    Might be Jackpot.

    Also, is that Rosanna punching out a cop?
     
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    I really think that what's actually on the page means more than an off-handed "sure, why not" given in a letters page. Personally, that's just not enough to make me think that's not Railspike.
     
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    We'll find out. Could be a member of Raiden, but I won't be insisting it's not Railspike because hey, the comic comes out soon enough that complaining is counterproductive
     
  20. Dramatic Spoon

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    Perhaps it's a situation like Punishment?

    Bomburst and Blood both showed up in IDW continuity, so Railspike could be on the Lost Light and J-5 is part of the transformers on Earth?