Skybound’s Transformers Comics Solicitations: March 2024

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by AzT, Dec 15, 2023.

  1. Thundershot

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    I was really confused about the delay. With the digital age, there should be no reason for a delay. When I got floppies, it happened. But digitally?? Especially when some places have the digitals and others don’t?
     
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  2. VVa

    VVa If you don't Booyah back I want you dead.

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    Lol Arcee is put in a feminine pose so the artist makes you really sure that Arcee is female.
     
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  3. Bravemaximike

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    Or she’s in a feminine pose because she’s…. Ya know…. Feminine. She does sport pink paint and lipstick too, in case you hadn’t noticed.

    I mean, Spider-Gwen is often in some graceful dancing poses, but never seems to be an issue…
     
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  4. VVa

    VVa If you don't Booyah back I want you dead.

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    I know but it's funny when they go the extra mile for no reason. :lol 
    Slay. And all that jazz.



    But I do hope she's more than just "the girl" of the group.
     
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  5. dragon

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    Like devastator covers even prime with megatron arm is nice bonus never see in any transformers comics taking enemy body part fix missing damage limb of there own
     
  6. Gryph

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    That's because she literally uses ballet in her fighting style. This is just a sexy comic book girl pose, and it looks really bad.
     
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  7. Cataraks

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    Is it any worse than Optimus' third leg, I mean Jazz's forearm?
    The posing here is just not great.
    But to be fair, that's a classic arcee pose. Just... Awkward in the shot
     
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  8. DerVernichter

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    Love how friggin' cute Arcee is on that cover.

    That doesn't look really bad. Campy maybe, but not bad. This, on the other hand:

    CaptainMarvel.jpg

    Now this is baaaaaad.
     
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    What exactly is the problem with it?
     
  10. j.a.f.o.

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    The artist didn't illustrate Captain Marvel in a way that was accurate to the model he used as inspiration, a la Nicole Bass:

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    (He did spot-on capture the loveliness in her eyes, though.)
     
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  11. oisinrc

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    Are th-

    Are they-

    Are they setting up that Spikes brother was on the Challenger mission?
     
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  12. Veridioz

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    Please tell me that captain marvel is made from a kid learning how to draw and not something from a official comic book
     
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  13. Cataraks

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    I think In issue one it was already heavily implied his bro died as an astronaut and that's why sparky doesn't want spike to be one
     
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    Kinda looks like John Cena. Mostly just the proportions of the lower face.
     
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    Oh, it's real, and so is this one:
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    Eternals (2021) #10
     
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  16. oisinrc

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    Oh yeah I know that bit.

    But looking at the art.

    It's a shuttle, still attached to the fuel tank. On a blue sky. Compared to the two Shuttle crashes, one of which was at night on re-entry, and in the early nineties, and the other was in broad daylight in 1986, one of these is far more likely.

    I'm just curious are they going to place him properly on the Challenger or on a challenger like disaster
     
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    I feel like it’ll be a Challenger-like accident rather than the real incident.
    This town already has Japanese-style police cars, so I think it takes place in a slightly different alternate history.
     
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  18. SMOG

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    All of those elements of Arcee are as questionable as always, but the fact remains that on this cover, her pose seems to be overly feminized and awkwardly executed in a bit of a forced fashion. It's overstated, to the point that the very first thing I thought was "Oh, what a pretty pirouette she's doing!".. which is exactly what anybody should be doing when striking a ready stance before fighting Devastator, right?

    Spider-Gwen is a trained human girl ballet dancer whose personal motif is "ballet" even down to incorporating pointe shoes into her costume. Arcee is an alien robot who turns into a car and shoots things. :) 

    It's like they've taken an action pose from elsewhere, and just kind of turned it diagonally so it looks she's just standing there, balancing on one leg for some reason.

    Indeed.

    I think this is the core of it. It's just a poor drawing. Arcee's pose is the first thing you see, then Jazz sitting on the ground (?), and then... the rest of it.

    And yeah, you're right, that is sort of a classic Arcee action pose... in the right context. In this case it feels like an artist who isn't good with poses or perspective, who is using other images for reference and just kind of sticking it all together clumsily.

    You get this with fill-in covers sometimes... and it seems to be the case with variant covers quite often. I don't know how the business works, or how people get hired for these gigs... but sometimes you see some pretty rough work.

    zmog
     
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  19. octobotimus

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    got to be honest, the art style kinda makes the Transformers look like they're made of paper.
     
  20. DerVernichter

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    The craziest part is, that's not an aged-up, octogenerian version of Carol. Nope, that's supposed to be the regular 30-something Danvers! It's really weird considering the art is pretty servicable otherwise in comic.
     
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