Revolution #4 iBooks preview

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    Victorion looks extremely badass and Cybertronian alt modes
     
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    This did remind me of the "silent issue" of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #21, the Silent Interlude.
     
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    Quickly looking at this I thought I was looking at an IDW abominus 
     
     
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    Wow. Haven't seen art this "fluidly bad" since some old UK comics. Y'know, where everything is all bendy and contorted in unnatural ways

    How? The colors are totally Seacon colors. I thought it was maybe Piranacon.
     
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    Yeah, I'm not a fan of this art at all. For the TFs or the overly-superhero-looking Snake-Eyes. Too busy, no sense of depth or scale, poor panel composition with too many unintended tangents.

    And as for giving a nod to Silent Interlude, we've already seen that done better than this about a hundred times at this point. Try having a new idea.
     
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    Snake-Eyes looks like Venom; all liquid and gloppy bits ask over there place.  The same for the broken bits on a rather squat-looking Jazz.  I had to look a few times to understand what was going on.

    Not the best artwork I\'ve seen...
     
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    Still a lot better than Livio's artwork. I can actually see details and what is happening in each panel clearly here.
     
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    I could not disagree more strongly. Livio still has a ways to go in terms of storytelling, but he's ahead of this guy overall by miles.
     
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    Nah. This is still terrible.

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    Livio hasn't produced anything I'd consider decent.

    The art in Revolution #4 may have some characters slightly off model, such as Jazz, but I do appreciate actually being able to see the finer details. Perhaps if the colorists were switched, my opinion would change. But it is as it is.
     
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    I don't see what's not to like there. Different tastes, I guess. These look like robots on an alien planet. I love it. There's mood, there's atmosphere, there's texture... which are things almost completely absent with the majority of IDW's other artists. Huge room to improve, no question, but this looks like the closest anyone has gotten to being a modern day Geoff Senior, which to me is the absolute gold standard of Transformers art.

    Meanwhile, this Revolution #4 art is as unsuited to robots now as the old Marvel US artists were in the 1980s. Bleh.
     
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    I do like the touch with Snake Eyes. Jazz and Victorian I think someone is having a hard doing the scale with a Combiner and regular bot.
     
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    I never actually understood the difference between those two images. Is it like the G1 animation errors in a sense?
     
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    I don't understand either.
     
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    As I said before I do sometimes enjoy Ramondelli's style for its atmospheric tone and such, but I'd love if the contrast was a bit higher. This isn't as much of an issue on a monitor where you can adjust these things, but the printed versions can sometimes too dark.
     
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    Ah...
     
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    Not sure how well this art style fits transformers, but it's growing on me. It's definitely not standard fare, but it's interesting. Honestly this is the first time Windblade has looked like an actual robot and not a geisha in a robot suit, though, so that's a plus.