Skybound’s Transformers Comics Solicitations: May 2024 and FCBD Special

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by omegafix, Nov 14, 2023.

  1. Al Kennedy

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    I'm happy to see him, though I'll admit my brain is so Marvel UK-broken that I saw the words "fan-favourite Deception" and my first thought was "ooh, I hope it's Carnivac" (I know there is no chance it would be Carnivac)
     
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    The Optimus Prime at the top corner: Does he have one arm, or do I need new glasses?
     
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    It’s a war comic but no one should die!

    Characters are gonna die and if it was only red shirts who get killed, there’s really no suspense or investment in the story because we already expect everyone to survive and live happily ever after.

    And to say the main TF book has no character development just shows you haven’t been reading it (or paying attention.) Unfortunately not everyone will get to be developed when the cast of characters is in the hundreds.
     
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  4. Al Kennedy

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    It's always a bit of a tell when the cover says "One of these characters will DIE!" and it's, like, Prowl, Sunstreaker, Jazz, Ironhide and some guy called Muffler you've never seen before
     
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    I don't mind characters dying, it's them coming back from what feels like a concrete death.
    Like, Kup is so important to this franchise, there's no way he's dead. But he was shot in the freaking face, you can't come back from that. I love Huffer and Brawn and I hope they're not dead, but if the series needed stakes and this was how they chose to do it, I guess it's fine.
     
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    I remember when Skybound picked up the License and some friends of mine were like "this is a bad thing! This is the team that regularly kills off characters!". Aaaaand well they aren't wrong. I don't mind it, ROTB just had Bumblebee "die" for the second time in the currently two movie continuity. Transformers get so awkward when killing off those legacy characters

    at this point in shows you can tell who dies and who lives by who's toy was on shelves a year ago and who character model is just a recolor of another character

    skybound straight up double tapped Bumblebee in the first issue.
     
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    Honestly, I'm kinda glad. It's nice having a comic run that keeps you wondering who's going to die, it makes war feel like war. And come on, the writing of OP is some of the best we've had in forever.
     
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    I'm pretty sure the Jorge Corona cover of #8 has his face on it. Can't be a coincidence.
     
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    Spark chamber is intact, it's not in the face. They have shown time and again teletraan only needs any large energy source to reactivate someone. Not like Wheeljack can't build him a new head.
     
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    Rodimus maybe? Cover reminds me of rodimus making a break for it as unicron is exploding around him.

    Could be wrong.
     
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    Shame I won't be able to get the FCBD comic.
    Had low hours at work at the moment meaning I can't afford to go to the city to the comicbook shop (train ticket are expensive). Just that weekend is the same weekends were the local fair event will be up so it's one or the other instead the original plan to do both (fair is up from Saturday to Monday).
     
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    Talk to your shop owner and ask him to set a copy aside for you. Hopefully they’re friendly and accommodating. And if not, consider shopping elsewhere.
     
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    Wait, I just realized.. I get all my Energon Universe books on comixology subscription. How will I get this digitally?
     
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    Apparently it’s going to be released for sale with a different cover the week after, so I assume that’ll be available digitally too.
     
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    Oh, good. Thank you. Hopefully the content will end up in the various TPBs
     
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    that would unironically be totally awesome.
     
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    If anyone saw the tease about the fan favorite decepticon… I eating good tonight Les gooooo
     
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    These are for the paid version releasing later. The free one only has the one Ryan Ottley cover.
     
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    I know that the actual local (as in walking distance) hobby store aren't hosting FCBD. To be fair, I'm don't blame them per say. Just that the local fair event take up several streets during the three days meaning they wouldn't get alot of customers when they're open. Worst still would be an food vendor or some small ride/ attraction would be place in front of them so you wouldn't know the store itself if you're not a local.

    I think I gonna asked anyone on here if they could post me a spare copy if he or she is getting the comic.
     
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