Spotlight: Cyclonus Preview

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Icespark, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. Icespark

    Icespark A Spark in the Darkness

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    Hello,

    Again, I'm sorry to start another thread so soon. I'm not too interested in the comics, but for those that are, I thought might like to know that Seibertron has put up a notice that a preview is available for Spotlight: Cyclonus on Chris Ryall's blog.

    Here is Chris Ryall's blog: with the preview pages by E.J. Su.

    http://ryalltime.blogspot.com/2008/03/when-in-rhode.html

    I wish I could draw with just a fraction of the skill that these artists have!

    Edit--My apologies, I forgot to attach the pictures.
     

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  2. Sol Fury

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    Ooo, is that Cybertron?

    Looking forward to seeing those big plans Chris mentions come together!
     
  3. Railguard

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    I'm hoping they come out with a Cyclonus toy in the Universe line that is retooled and not just a repaint.
     
  4. Spartan Prime

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    That would be nice, I must admit.

    Liking the new Cyclonus look. Almost Deathbringer-ish in a sense. Looking forward to this and the Sideswipe spotlight.
     
  5. airfox

    airfox TF: Cybertronian Wars!

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    Wow! Fantastic art. Hopefully next month at Botcon IDW will have some pages for us to check at their table. :D 

    -airfox
     
  6. Foster

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    No Decepticon symbol, hmmm. :) 
     
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    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    Me too!
     
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    I like how EJ Su's artwork is becoming more and more like an authentic japanese manga. When he started I thought everything was too static and looked like a CAD drawing. He definitely improved a LOT since he began doing TF artwork for IDW. It's much more expressive now, almost makes me want to buy IDW comics.

    I still don't like the gundam-ish designs, though. That's not a criticism for EJ Su only, but to the creative people working with TF cartoons and comics in the past years. I think TFs lose their identity whenever you come up with a visual renewal with a new series or comic. It's kinda ironic that they keep writing stories about the same old characters, but are always asking the art team to give them a new look. I'd say come with brand new characters instead. Just my two cents.
     
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    Hummm. It seems almost out of character for Cyclonus to move like that. I know characters can greatly change show to comics (Grimlock for example) but Cyc always seemed more graceful than that. Looking forward to seeing this play out. Thanks for the preview.
     
  10. Shin Densetsu

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    True, I agree.
    I see where you are coming from. It seems to be the easiest way to make something look more detailed for the majority of today's artists drawing robots. Unfortunately in doing so most forget what function certain parts serve, and forsake that and gundamify them.
     
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    Cyclonus = awesome.

    Why do I have a feeling this is gonna tie into Spotlight:Galvatron?
     
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    I wonder who Cyclonus is talking to.
    He looks PIZZED!
     
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    I'm with you. I'd probably buy two of them!
     
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    doesn't that destroyed planet look similar to the one from the Nightbeat Spotlight...?
     
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    A bit. Could also be Nebulos Post-Thunderwing.
     
  16. Laser_Optimus

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    Looks pretty good. I like how EJ's artwork has improved. Wonder what planet Cyclonus just landed on, because he looks ticked off...
     
  17. Josh

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    man i would love for a new series with all new characters

    or some kind of spin-off or something at least


    i think thats what attracts me to Rodimus the most. New leader, new autobots. all that stuff..

    just makes things more interesting
     
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    Life needs more Cyclonus.
     
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    why? easy. name recognition.

    ppl always want to see their fave characters even when the story/art sucks.

    even if the story/art is good, a new character is not a sure sell.

    e j su is lookin good.
     
  20. Peaugh

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    Looks good. Can't wait to see how Revelation plays out as a series of Spotlight issues.