A trend I've noticed a lot recently, even officially in the IDW comics and the dubiously canon Aligned novels, is Galvatron being a different entity from Megatron. The question that's been in my mind for a while is... Why is that? I don't get this aversion towards the two characters being one and the same. Galvatron as a character is essentially Megatron in a new body. He looks a bit different, but he still acts the same, thinks the same, and talks the same as he did when he was Megatron up until Rodimus Prime throws him into a planet. I get that Megatron is the most important and prominent villain in the entire Transformers franchise, and as such, there's going to be a lot of attachment to him, but why does upgrading his design and changing his name put so many people off? I'd really appreciate the feedback, because I see this choice to make Galvatron a different character in a lot of good material, both official and fan-created, and I just don't understand it.