Your single favorite RID/the transformers/optimus prime issue

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  1. ultramagnus1

    ultramagnus1 Well-Known Member

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    Like the James roberts thread what was your favorite issue of john barbers run? For me its issue 14 (I think can't quite remember) where we see the black room and as we scan the room we see Cons we thought had died and right in the corner holding down wheeljack is prowl. I remember being stunned.

    Which issue stands out for you?
     
  2. AshleyCuadra

    AshleyCuadra Tieria Prime

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    Which ever is good to me like dark cybertron and the tag team including scenes between my favorite characters
     
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    It's hard to choose with Barber - his stylistic range is really great, so he's got great comedy issues, great plot issues, great character issues, etc.

    I'm gonna say:

    Comedy: Optimus Prime Annual 2018
    Plotting (plus comedy too): Revolutionaries #5
    Character: Optimus Prime #9

    And special mention to Optimus Prime #17, for having the best shock reveal in the entire continuity.
     
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    Life of Sideswipe wins in almost as much of a landslide as Interiors did.
     
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    My favorite is probably the 2012 Annual. Barber makes that retro style work so damn well.
     
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    grindcore138 桐生会は不滅なり!

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    Optimus Prime #18. Barber at his Barberiest writing Shockwave at his Shockwaviest, what's not to love?
     
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    OP Issue 17-18, for managing to pull off an unpredictable reveal that made total sense. Normally, you have to sacrifice one of those aspects, like MTMTE 55 did with the Tarn reveal.
     
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    The Fall story arc mainly issue 18. Shockwave the Architect, basically letting us know all the shit they believed was a lie and Alpha Trion was complicit. That was a blow.
     
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    Thumbaticon "It's all right, I'm an emergency vehicle!"

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    OP #9: The Life of Sideswipe

    Honorable mentions:
    OP #18, The First that was Named: Shockwave disguised himself as Onyx Prime? No, Shockwave has always been Onyx Prime, and we get an entire issue dedicated to showing how screwed the universe was when he realizes he went back in time.
    ExRid #55, No Fair Fights: The conclusion of the Optimus-makes-everyone-his-bitch arc (also known as All Hail Optimus).
    ExRID #33, The World of Tomorrow: It's about the first draft of The Life of Sideswipe except with Wheeljack.
     
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    Life of Sideswipe.
     
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    Deeeefinitely Life of Sideswipe