Skybound's Transformers Comics Solicitations: June 2024

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  1. Johntimus Prime

    Johntimus Prime Where's my perfect Legends-scale Ultra Magnus?

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    I haven't been this enthusiastic over a comic book in YEARS. I love Skybound's Transformers and their approach to the G1 mythos.

    The Free Comic Book Day issue went up for digital preorder if anyone wants in on that.
     
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  2. AzT

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    SquawkingtheTalk Getting accused on the astrotrain express

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    I SWEAR TO GOD IF THEY KILL CLIFFJUMPER I AM GOING TO MURDER SHOCKWAVE
     
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    Where?
     
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    I'm with YOU on that one.
     
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    OH BOY THIS IS GOING TO BE SO COOL!
     
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    Skybound's TF run continues to be some of the best transformers content in years
     
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    Please don't kill off Jazz. He hasn't really gotten to do anything yet. I was so happy to see him. Please don't kill him!!! There needs to be a Jazz and Cliffjumper story.
     
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    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    I see a lot of praise here, I haven’t read any of this yet (waiting for the inevitable Amazon/comixology sale) but, the dialog in this preview seemed really clunky (especially the Soundwave/shockwave interaction) is that indicative of the series as a whole?

    the new “action” Shockwave cover is pretty spectacular.
     
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    That poor guy I feel so bad for him.
     
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    SquawkingtheTalk Getting accused on the astrotrain express

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    #JUSTICEFORJETFIRE
     
  13. BB Shockwave

    BB Shockwave Behold, Gagatron!

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    Did this writer seriously add a WOOH-WHOOM sound effect to Shockwave appearing???
    So Jetfire is suddenly alive? Didn\'t he die in like issue 2? And again with the stupid idea that Soundwave and Shockwave are brothers. Just because their names end to -wave does not mean that, you know. With that logic, Darkwing and Thunderwing and Blitzwing are triplets.
    And yet another Shockwave who seems to have emotions...
    Where do people see Hot Rod here? That's Cliffjumper.

    It's pretty mediocre. Like Brad Mick/Pat Lee, it restricts itself to the G1 season 1-2 cast, rushes things too fast, I mean a few issues in we already got the Matrix, and often it repeats the same ground clunkily that IDW treaded already (and which I did not want to see again) like Soundwave wanting to re-start the Decepticons.
    Not to mention all the unnecessary character deaths for shock value. This guy killed more character in 6 issues than Furman did in Infiltration.
     
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    …have you considered reading the book before commenting on the next issue?
     
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    Given this universe works on G1 season 1-2 logic, @BB Shockwave, it makes sense as to why bots who have been heavily damaged can be rebuilt. In the case of the waves, I reckon it's more of a "brothers-in-arms" situation than blood (or rather, oil) brothers.
     
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    WAIT SOUNDWAVE AND SHOWCKWAVE ARE BROTHERS IN THIS I FUCKING LOVE IT. I HAVE SEEN SO LITTLE OF THEM TOGETHER BUT SO FAR I FUCKING LOVE THEIR DYNAMIC. also Shockwave behaving almost like a medieval feudal lord in his mannerisms???? I'm fucking HERE FOR IT.
     
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    Jet fire isn’t exactly alive more like… his corpse is being used as a plane
     
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    Yeah, I don’t think the dialogue implies that Soundwave and Shockwave are literally brothers. It’s just a term to reflect their shared identity of being Decepticons. We’ve already been introduced to the ideas of clans and creating formal relationships that have nothing to do with biology or procreation. There’s culture at play here. Did you read the books? Cause all of this is in the books.

    I also think it’s funny that some folks complain that this book is too slow and other folks complain that it’s too fast. Which is it?

    And there’s the argument that no one should die in a war comic. Okay, I guess we want ten more years of stories where nothing happens.
     
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    At first I got really excited and thought that they had repaired Jetfire and brought him back online. Then I realized that they’re flying his corpse. Wow.

    Also, there probably wasn’t enough time to do it but considering it’s Shockwave’s debut and the recent passing of Mark Bright, it would have been cool to have seen a Transformers #5 tribute variant.
     
  20. Johntimus Prime

    Johntimus Prime Where's my perfect Legends-scale Ultra Magnus?

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    It came up for me on Play Books if you use that.