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'Transformers' Comic to Explore Cybertron Before the War

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by AzT, Dec 18, 2018.

  1. AzT

    AzT Azlaroc, Yeargroup 431 Moderator News Staff TFW2005 Supporter

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    Interesting enough, this Optimus design seems to be based more on a WFC:S Ultra Magnus inner robot... But with an all-new chest.
    Megatron is based on the WFC:S Voyager, though.

    Small hint at the Leader Optimus for this line?
     
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  3. General Tekno

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    Interesting too that Megatron has no faction symbol (yet).

    Should be interesting to see how this leads into the war.

    Curious if Windblade is slated for a toy now, that said.
     
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  4. kaijuguy19

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    You may not be that far off. I mean he does evoke a lot of Magnus's core robot in the cover after all.

    It's strongly likely that Windblade will get a new figure sometime in the WFC trilogy but it won't be for a while.
     
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    That Art is pretty nice here, hopefully they got a good team working on this.

    Will definitely look into the people they have slated for this story.
     
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    Thank God Bumblebee will be one of the main characters! I was scared if we didn't see
    Him everywhere and in everything, he would be forgotten. I just love seeing his toys in every series of tfs toys clogging up all the pegs.

    I just hope this new series will be better than almost anything from IDW in the last 2 years....
     
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    Set on Cybertron with no humans? Count me in on being cautiously optimistic!
     
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    Hmmmmm, I can get down with it being set pre-war, I'll give it a shot.
     
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    I'm guessing that Prime might be a hint of his WFC leader class figure. It's got a lot of Ultra Magnus in it.
     
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    Going to get these, Hope the comics are at least half as cool as the Siege Transformers are.
     
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    The cover art looks like it was done by Casey Coller on the second pic, so I’m glad it looks like some artists will be returning for the comic reboot.
     
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    I'm starting to miss the autobot Megatron!:( 
     
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    wheeljack01 Happiness is a warm gun

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    I like that the toy designs are going to be how the characters look in the book for the most part. I hope it stays this way. 
     
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    Hmm, looking at Megatron, it seems this comic may be connected to the current War for Cybertron line (Siege atleast). Optimus may be based on the upcoming leader?

    edit: yeah, took to long to press post and everybody else already called this. :D 
     
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    Brian Ruckley - Wikipedia

    So looking at this guy's history, he seems to have a pretty decent track record overall, this doesn't mean we're guaranteed a great story but it's a much better choice than I thought we'd get.

    Bumblebee actually belongs here, he's an actual character who deserves a spot.

    Unlike Windblade. :D 
     
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    I’m out...
    ...to buy the first issue when it’s available.;) 
    Hopefully the interior art is the same as the images shown here.
     
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    I like the direction. One thing I felt lacking from IDW\'s 1st run was pre-war Cybertron. Outside of a few one shots and mini series we didn\'t get to see much of it. Which I understand as the focus was more on modern day post war but seemed like whenever they went back it was a real treat. It\'s the reason I found most of MTMTE\'s Elegant Chaos and entirity of Optimus Prime so enjoyable really.
     
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    OH GOD THE RUMORS OF THE LEADER CLASS OPTIMUS BEING A GALAXY FORCE HOMAGE ARE TRUE!
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    Seriously! We know the final leader in Siege is Optimus Prime, @Jtprime17 can back me up on this. Considering how literally everyone else in those images is taken directly from their new toys, this can’t be a mistake.
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    Optimus even has the clips visible on the inner Magnus robot!
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    Here's my biggest question. We can't just call this IDW or the IDW continuity anymore, for obvious reasons. So what will we call it?

    ID-double2?
     
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    Zzzzzzz
     
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