Transformers The Manga 01

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  1. MECHADOOM

    MECHADOOM I'm Doombot and I know it

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    I haven't seen a review thread for this book despite searching. Mods please merge if necessary.
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    I picked up Transformers the Manga 01released by Viz Media recently. I grew up with Transformers, being 6 years old in 84. To be able to see and understand the comics from a different part of the world that existed alongside what I got as a child is an absolute JOY. Sure, the chapters are a bit short, and stuff happens quick, but wow, am I enjoying the art. I want to photocopy and make screens to screen print stuff from almost EVERY PAGE. It is SO. PRETTY.
    Highly recommended!
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  2. Joey Slick

    Joey Slick Whirl is a Transformer.

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    I agree that the art is really nice. The book overall looks great.

    The stories are really short and basic though, so I wouldn't recommend it on that basis.
     
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  3. JawClaw

    JawClaw You gotta be squiddin' me!

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    I'm glad to see my boy Chromedome on the cover. Does this include the Headmasters manga, or is he just featured in some of the stories?
     
  4. Jalaguy

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    The cover is reused from a bigger Japanese release that collected all the JG1 comics in a single book. For the English translation it's been split into three volumes, with this first one going up to the strip that's like a prequel for the Headmasters cartoon. Volume 2 will be Headmasters and Masterforce, and Volume 3 will be Victory, Zone and Return of Convoy.
     
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  5. Blackout32

    Blackout32 ANTHRAX - PERSISTENCE OF TIME

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    I've been wanting this book but I've been wanting see and watch someone s opinion of the book. Thanks .my friend cause i think i might have to GET it now well whenever i need cash first lo!.
     
  6. JawClaw

    JawClaw You gotta be squiddin' me!

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    Thanks for the clarification.
     
  7. Convoy Prime

    Convoy Prime The True Autobot

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    I just got all three volumes in the mail yesterday. They are beautiful collections and I am looking forward to reading them. I hope these sold well so that maybe Viz will eventually make another couple of volumes covering Generation 2 and Beast Wars.
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