The Definitive G1 Collection in UK

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  1. G2KingGrimlock

    G2KingGrimlock Well-Known Member

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    I doubt it. We've had G2 included which directly contradicts RG1 so this would be a no-brainer inclusion. I can for see it being squirrelled away in one of the books somewhere, even though it'll stand out like a sore thumb where ever it goes. That said, I'm not convinced we aren't going to get another 10 or 20 books.
     
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    Are the g2 reprints Good at all? Looking to buy them seeing as their the only collections of g2.
     
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    Haven't read them yet but seem fine. There is always the Titan reprints of G2 as well?
     
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    Forgot about those.
     
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    Description is up on the Hachette site for Beast Wars: The Gathering
    Looks like we've got our first book with 2 intros and the Bat Primal vs Alligator Megatron pack-in comic. Along with the interview with Forward this looks like it could be a pretty good collection, despite only containing 4 issues. Despite it being a continuity nightmare we might get Dawn of the Predacus in the second BW collection to pad it out if they're not collecting the guidebooks.
     
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    Just got my Beast Wars: Gathering delivered.
    Includes:
    Furman intro (1 page)
    Ben Yee intro (1 page)
    Unleash the Beast Wars feature (2 pages)
    Gathering 1-4
    Interview with Larry DiTillio (3 pages)
    G1 Roots of Beast Wars feature (2 pages)
    4 pages on Don sketches
    12 pages of covers
    2 page Primal vs Megs comic
    BW source book intro (1 page) and 56 pages of bios (Gathering-centric with the promise of more in the Ascending)
     
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    Description of The Everlasting Voices is up on The Hachette site now, nothing too surprising included but it does have the first half of Transformers: Historia
     
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    What a bizarre choice. Not for this issue, but for the Falling/Unicron side. Pt 2 must be in Unicron (which will be a fat book) so why not have the OP issues that link to Unicron IN the Unicron book and the Historia plumping up the Falling? I know it's not a 1 to 1 comparison but it would at least read better.
     
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    The sequencing in this "definitive" publication are often the very definition of daft.
    I'm still not over them bunging Dinobot Hunt at the front of that volume with the culmination of the US comic arc that should notionally come before after it!
     
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    If like me you pick up the collection at WHSmith they can order back issues you are missing due to coronavirus.
    Just done it after my first visit for months. Guy was really helpful.
     
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    Detials from the Hachette listings
    GI Joe part 2 is the 2nd and 3rd TFxJOE DD crossovers:

    It’s a whole new take on the classic TRANSFORMERS/G.I. JOE crossover as independent publisher Devil’s Due gets in on the act, continuing the action from their reimagined joint origin story with a time-twisting saga that plunges the Autobots, Decepticons and Joes into different eras in the timestream, past and future, beginning a chain reaction that threatens to destroy all life on Earth – a fate that suits the coldly logical Shockwave just fine. Plus, the evil Serpentor takes centre stage, sparking an interstellar power struggle that could spell the end of, well, everything. Featuring bonus background material created especially for The Definitive G1 Collection and a new contextual introduction by series editorial consultant Simon Furman.

    And Crucible has the 2nd half of the Historia:

    The IDW Generation 1 storyline in updated chronological order, bringing you the entire span of this masterful reinvention of the classic characters and scenarios. An army of Sparkeaters, a showdown with chief mutineer Getaway, and the downright biggest/baddest threat in all creation. Face it, their quest to find the Knights of Cybertron may be over, but for Rodimus and the crew of The Lost Light their single greatest challenge is just around the corner. Brace yourself as twilight (potentially) gleams its last and a chilling instruction beams out across the universe: Prepare. Confront. Repel. Includes the second half of Transformers: Historia, bonus background features created especially for The Definitive G1 Collection and a new contextual introduction by series editorial consultant Simon Furman.

    Wonder what's included in TFxJOE 3 then?
     
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    Hi everyone!
    I wonder if anyone has/could back-order some issues for me and send them over to Germany :)  all costs will be prepaid by me obv.
    Issues I'm looking for are 2,3,4,5,9,11,12,13,15,17,20 (by volume number).

    Happy to buy second hand
     
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    I'm wondering if Hachette have lowered the print runs, or if it's just scalpers have cottoned on to the line because I cannot find Issue 86/volume 92 anywhere apart from some cheeky pricks on Ebay listing 'em at £35+ quid.
    Looks like my G1/G2 cherrypicking days are over, more than TRIPLE the RRP? GET. IN. THE. SEA.
     
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    So, still not available outside the UK (and Poland)? I have multiple times considered to start getting these, then I see how many different Ebay sellers I would need to pay for a lot of shipping costs...
     
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    Man, I feel you on this. I only want the Movie volume and the second G2 one to finish my collection. I've had the movie on pre-order forever from Forbidden Planet - I don't think they ever got their stock in.

    And now it's only available on ebay for stupid prices. Did anyone manage to find one at retail?
     
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    I wonder if anyone here could help - I want to order some issues from Hachett, but as you know they require a UK address, and I live in Germany.
    Could anyone receive these books for me and forward them over? I will obviously pay for any expenses you might have + some for your time.
    Would be a great help :)  Thanks in advance
     
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    Sure mate, what do you need doing?
     
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    I've bought all mine at retail, ordered in and saved at my local newsagents, so they were out there. I've not seen any out in the wild sitting on shelves since probably issue ten though, so I guess there's not been a likelihood of just chancing on any copies not especially ordered in.
    I can't imagine wholesalers would keep stock as far back as the issues you require, but it might be worth asking in a newsagent to see if they'll contact their wholesaler and check. They can only say no (or yes, if you're lucky).

    Maybe ask on the Facebook page for this book collection. Perhaps somebody out there has spare copies they might want to offload.
     
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    For those that can't be bothered to go to the Hachette page and 'hack it':

    Generations 2 Part 2
    Issue 94
    Released: 12/08/2020

    After Marvel’s Generation 1… comes Generation 2, a radically and explosively different TRANSFORMERS saga, revealing hitherto unimagined aspects of the age-old war between the Autobots and Decepticons. As Jhiaxus and his New Cybertronians enact their universal program of conquest and colonization, a grievously injured Optimus Prime faces the growing threat of the ravaging mass known as The Swarm. To save them all from total annihilation, old enemies must come together against common threats, but is it already too late? To save them all… Optimus Prime must die! Featuring background material created especially for The Definitive G1 Collection including the second half of G2-UK and a new contextual introduction by series editorial consultant Simon Furman.
     
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