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@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:37 AM)

And yes, Micronauts is great! I enjoyed the first three issues quite a lot.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:36 AM)

Cave Carson looks really cool as well, so I can't be too saddened about that.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:29 AM)

I ended up checking it out, and it's pretty damn neat.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:28 AM)

So. Micronauts, huh?

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:49 AM)

Oh, it's only backups in "Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye". Still. Onboard.

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:44 AM)

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:43 AM)

I didn't think I was interested but OH DEAR GOD WONDER TWINS yesssssssss

@  Sockie : (22 July 2016 - 08:29 PM)

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@  Sockie : (22 July 2016 - 08:26 PM)

Oh man, Tom Scioli's next project is a DC superhero one. Superb!

@  siccoyote : (22 July 2016 - 06:40 PM)

Feeling left out?

@  Arthur Burlo : (22 July 2016 - 06:11 PM)

"about time" ???????????????????? :(

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:08 PM)

There was a shooting near a shopping mall in Munich, currently eight or nine people are dead. Three suspects, still at large.

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:07 PM)

About time...

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:07 PM)

So now it's Germany's turn to be the target of what appears to be aterrorist attack.

@  Nutjob R/T : (22 July 2016 - 02:44 PM)

Which is kinda... I preordered the new VF-2ss, and then before it shipped there was the exclusive version with the SAP pack that was only open for two days of orders. And then I got the naked VF2ss and it's... Not... Good.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 July 2016 - 12:18 AM)

Yeah, Japanese online sellers seem to take it very seriously, in my experience. When you commit to something, it's expected that you follow through on it, and cancelled transactions seem to be frowned upon. However, I've never dealt with more courteous or considerate sellers than those in Japan; some have even enclosed a small gift item in the package on occasion.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:44 PM)

Nothing really happened, I just got an email saying I shouldn't do that.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:43 PM)

But I ended up buying it later since it got delayed.

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 03:43 PM)

and what did they do?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:42 PM)

I've cancelled something with them once.

@  Nutjob R/T : (21 July 2016 - 03:27 PM)

AmiAmi is nice but if you preorder you gotta friggin' MEAN it

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 03:17 PM)

Yep, I ordered a bunch of Gundam kits from them earlier this year. The shipping was high but I had to do EMS due to the weight of the package

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 03:09 PM)

and amiami is a reputable site? this is the first time i'm using them.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 02:56 PM)

Oh! Nice. I guess I thought SAL was always untracked.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 01:39 PM)

Registered means it has tracking.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 01:26 PM)

Yeah it's just slower and doesn't have tracking...usually the best economic option

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 01:07 PM)

SAL is just fine

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 01:06 PM)

unless anybody has problems with "SAL Small Packet (Registered)".

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 01:03 PM)

Okay, I got it down to 11,930 (£85) with SAL Small Packet (Registered). Thats better. £101 would be too much for two Deluxes and a Voyager even with better (IMO) color schemes.

@  MEDdMI : (21 July 2016 - 01:02 PM)

That's about 101.55 British pounds

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 12:58 PM)

Is 14,200 Yen worth it for Takara Skull, Hardhead and Galvatron with shipping to the UK from amiami?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 July 2016 - 11:38 AM)

I doubt anyone takes it seriously that Primax 1005.19 Gamma is indeed the original universe. That author comment is bound to be contradicted by some multiverse story down the road, anyway. Even Vector Prime in AVP said that even if it were true, there is no way for him or his colleagues to discern so, which obviates any substantial impact of "Elegant Chaos".

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:48 AM)

I remember my silly haunted toy thread, 10 people voted 1 star or so sniff http://www.allspark....d-transformers/ I don't believe in haunted stuff but I still made the thread for the lulz.

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:42 AM)

no, he left it ambigious actually.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:42 AM)

So someone already contradicted him.

@  Locoman : (21 July 2016 - 10:41 AM)

So really who can say

@  Locoman : (21 July 2016 - 10:41 AM)

But Vector Prime said that it just altered THAT universe's properties, allowing for the development of things like the Functionist world

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:19 AM)

I know he didn't create the IDW universe but he's the writer of one of its titles, that's why I said "his universe".

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:15 AM)

Also it's not exactly "his (Roberts') universe" since Barber exists, even if you ignore all the earlier IDW stuff.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:13 AM)

And it's specifically the intent rather than something that's actually in the story.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:11 AM)

I didn't listen to the podcast but the transcript has a bunch of laughing and he does specify "until someone can contradict me".

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:52 AM)

https://scans-daily....rg/5212318.html http://www.transmiss...ons-episode-94/

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:51 AM)

james roberts says it did.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 09:43 AM)

Perceptor said that the briefcase made alternate universes possible or something but it's not like Perceptor actually knows how all this works.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 09:42 AM)

It... didn't?

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:37 AM)

So, wait does Elegant Chaos story made the IDW universe the main TF continuity? What with it being the base universe. This sucks, there shouldn't be a main universe wtf, James Roberts is just trying to make his universe the most important one. If there has to be a main universe (which I don't think there should) it has to be the G1 cartoon.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 08:32 AM)

You can drop them, if they are fresh.

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 07:40 AM)

Did you know there are over 100 things you can do with beets?

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 07:30 AM)

The amazing beet

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 07:30 AM)

Sounds like you guys are talking about beets!


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Posted 19 July 2007 - 08:20 PM

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#2 Mark Pellegrini

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Posted 19 July 2007 - 10:12 PM

Read it, though it was a bit confusing without the rest of the Club's Classic comic to go with it. But oh well.

It was pretty good and certainly one of FP's less fan-wanky stories. I liked Bug Bite the most and thought it was inspired how they took the e-hobby bio and expanded upon it so much. A shame he had to go and die just when he was getting interesting.

Dreadwind was funny.

Overall, next to Dawn of Future's Past, it's one of the best/least-annoying comics that FP has released and certainly shows an upward trend on their part. It got me wanting to read the rest of the Classics storyline, anyway. So hopefully they release that in trade like they did their Cybertron comic.


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Posted 19 July 2007 - 10:15 PM

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A shame he had to go and die just when he was getting interesting.


I believe Pete (or someone?) spoke to the effect of that not being as permanent as it looked.

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 12:06 AM

I really liked all of the references to the Marvel G1 universe (Old Powermaster partners, scraplets, Shockwave's disembodied head ala Prime, Bludgeon still leading most of the 'cons, Galvatron's fusion cannon lying near Megatron's throne, etc.). I could definitely get into this universe, it feels more G1 to me than either Dreamwave's or IDW's universes (of which I still enjoy the latter).
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Posted 20 July 2007 - 12:32 AM

All in all, a pleasent and easy to read convention comic.



Some golden moments (Thundercracker's constant irritation with Weirdwolf, Dirge getting wasted again icon-fire.gif Dreadwind for example...)


Makes me look forward to the eventual trade we hopefully get in year or so of club comic that this story takes place in.
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Posted 20 July 2007 - 12:52 AM

So how about them Mini-Cons?


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Posted 20 July 2007 - 01:41 AM

QUOTE(M Sipher @ Jul 20 2007, 12:52 AM) View Post

So how about them Mini-Cons?


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hehe, what little we see of him on the first page makes him look adorable, and what Magnus says about him to Huffer makes me think of a puppy that chews anything it can when un supervised.




Oh and who are those three mini-con aircraft attacking Firebot and co? they seem familar
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Posted 22 July 2007 - 12:42 PM

Well, overall I liked the Beast Wars one better, I think it had better pacing. But I'll have to give it a couple of re-reads anyway. icon-hotrod.gif


I'll say what I did like.

Seeing the Classic's in a form other than the toys, it was good seeing them in comic form.

Dreadwind "Why doesn't anyone like me?" icon-fire.gif , I wonder if we'll see a Darkwind toy in the future.

Weirdwolf's first line. icon-fire.gif

I know next to nothing about the Marvel G1 comics, but I can imagine Shockwave doing something similar to what he did in the DW comics, and Megatron doing this as punishment to him.

I probably wouldn't have noticed Galvatron's fusion cannon on the back of Meg's throne, but anyone else notice Ratchet one the same page. Poor guy.

I can't really think of any minus' flipping through it to make this post, I guess I liked it more than I thought. icon-waspy.gif

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Posted 22 July 2007 - 02:39 PM

QUOTE(Fenix Twilight @ Jul 22 2007, 12:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well, overall I liked the Beast Wars one better, I think it had better pacing. But I'll have to give it a couple of re-reads anyway. icon-hotrod.gif


I'll say what I did like.

Seeing the Classic's in a form other than the toys, it was good seeing them in comic form.

Dreadwind "Why doesn't anyone like me?" icon-fire.gif , I wonder if we'll see a Darkwind toy in the future.

Weirdwolf's first line. icon-fire.gif

I know next to nothing about the Marvel G1 comics, but I can imagine Shockwave doing something similar to what he did in the DW comics, and Megatron doing this as punishment to him.

I probably wouldn't have noticed Galvatron's fusion cannon on the back of Meg's throne, but anyone else notice Ratchet one the same page. Poor guy.

I can't really think of any minus' flipping through it to make this post, I guess I liked it more than I thought. icon-waspy.gif


Ratchet and Megatron were basically linked at the spark towards the end of the Marvel run, allowing each to see through the other's eyes and have access to their thoughts, so keeping Ratchet alive and in his quarters makes a lot of sense. Although that could arguably be a major weakness of Megs...supposedly killing Ratchet would end his life too.

Edited by Shockprowl04, 22 July 2007 - 02:40 PM.

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Posted 22 July 2007 - 05:51 PM

Dude, I gotta re-read that when I get home. I never noticed Ratchet and Galvatron's cannon.
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Posted 22 July 2007 - 07:11 PM

Like most FP comics, it didn't really do much for me. I agree with Spengler on the good points - it was less fanwanky, and Bug Bite was REALLY well done, in my opinion. Quite an interesting way of putting in his origins and giving him some understandable motivation. That said...

This doesn't really feel like Marvel G1 at all to me, despite all the references. They just feel tacked on. I guess part of it is we're seeing characters introduced - Ultra Magnus, Springer, and Elita One - who weren't really in the comics. If you're going to include Magnus and Springer, you might as well use the UK material. Hell, Ultra Magnus himself feels entirely wrong...I realize part of this is the fact his Classics toy is a Prime repaint, so they have to go with the "Little Prime" stuff, but it doesn't really work for me. And Elita One is a CARTOON character through and through.

Basically, too much of it seems shoehorned into make the Classics toys/appearances fit with the end of the Marvel G1 comic. So we get a lot of characters randomly resurrected without much difficulty (Megs, all the Seekers). Soundwave and the Constructicons all left Bludgeon for some unknown reason. The whole Mini-con storyline seems incredibly unneccessary...we already had Micromasters in G1 Marvel, why would Primus go to the effort of making a whole new race with a whole new name thats...exactly like what we already had?

I dunno, maybe it's just because comic book art and coloring has changed so much since then...it's just the feel. Eh. Would definitely like to see more of this world, though...22 pages is not enough for all the little details and naggling questions we get. I should point out I really like inclusions of Ratchet and Shockwave...never liked how they were basically ignored in the G2 comic. (Though Galvy's cannon doesn't make much sense there. He died fighting Fort Max and drowned deep underwater).

That reminds me, I really hope we see what happens to Fort Max. That would make me very happy...

Edited by Magnusblitz, 22 July 2007 - 07:14 PM.


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Posted 22 July 2007 - 08:37 PM

QUOTE(Magnusblitz @ Jul 22 2007, 07:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I dunno, maybe it's just because comic book art and coloring has changed so much since then...it's just the feel. Eh. Would definitely like to see more of this world, though...22 pages is not enough for all the little details and naggling questions we get. I should point out I really like inclusions of Ratchet and Shockwave...never liked how they were basically ignored in the G2 comic. (Though Galvy's cannon doesn't make much sense there. He died fighting Fort Max and drowned deep underwater).

That reminds me, I really hope we see what happens to Fort Max. That would make me very happy...


I'd assume Megatron located Galvatron's body and probably did away with him. Didn't he say to Bugbite "I weary of travelers from other dimensions?" at one point? Who else could Megs be refering to there?

Or maybe Galvatron came back (being thrown in an icy lake after being beaten up hardly seems fatal for Galvatron of all bots) and Megatron dealt with him then. If they are ignoring UK material, Megatron doesn't knw who Galvatron was, unless he had some further dealings with him between Marvel and Classics.

I'd also assume Spike simply retired and Maximus is gathering mothballs somewhere.

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Posted 22 July 2007 - 10:28 PM

QUOTE(Wildwade @ Jul 22 2007, 09:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd assume Megatron located Galvatron's body and probably did away with him. Didn't he say to Bugbite "I weary of travelers from other dimensions?" at one point? Who else could Megs be refering to there?
Having just met Skyfall and Landmine (and possibly Breakaway, though given where the story stands at present, I'm guessing no), perhaps?

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Or maybe Galvatron came back (being thrown in an icy lake after being beaten up hardly seems fatal for Galvatron of all bots) and Megatron dealt with him then. If they are ignoring UK material, Megatron doesn't knw who Galvatron was, unless he had some further dealings with him between Marvel and Classics.
Certainly possible, although I'd like that gap filled in....


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QUOTE(G.B.Blackrock @ Jul 22 2007, 10:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Wildwade @ Jul 22 2007, 09:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd assume Megatron located Galvatron's body and probably did away with him. Didn't he say to Bugbite "I weary of travelers from other dimensions?" at one point? Who else could Megs be refering to there?
Having just met Skyfall and Landmine (and possibly Breakaway, though given where the story stands at present, I'm guessing no), perhaps?

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Or maybe Galvatron came back (being thrown in an icy lake after being beaten up hardly seems fatal for Galvatron of all bots) and Megatron dealt with him then. If they are ignoring UK material, Megatron doesn't knw who Galvatron was, unless he had some further dealings with him between Marvel and Classics.
Certainly possible, although I'd like that gap filled in....


Oh yeah...forgot them. But in any case, Megs probably retrieved Galvatron's body at the very least, seeing as he has the cannon.

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Posted 22 July 2007 - 11:59 PM

It could be that Megatron upgraded himself by studying Galvatron (by the way, Galvy carried a particle beam cannon, not fusion icon-waspy.gif ). With Bugbite's appearance, it does make you wonder where the other former "Gobots" are at. There are a good many questions that I would love answered, but FP would have to have a 22 page monthy comic to get to them all. Also, if Ratchet is alive, and not merely a dead trophee, why didn't the other Autobots pick him up when they got Mirage?
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Posted 23 July 2007 - 09:12 AM

QUOTE(SkyQuake @ Jul 23 2007, 12:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Also, if Ratchet is alive, and not merely a dead trophee, why didn't the other Autobots pick him up when they got Mirage?
"What's up with Ratchet?" is one of the "monster sized, HUGE" plot holes leftover from Marvel G1 that I'd like to see addressed, and all that image does is tell us that FP is aware of it. It doesn't serve to ANSWER this question in any meaningful way.

As to why the Autobots didn't pick Ratchet up? I doubt they knew he was there. No reason that they would ever have been in that room....

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Posted 23 July 2007 - 05:20 PM

This was released to comics shops or through exclusive retailers? I never found it around here.

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Posted 23 July 2007 - 07:24 PM

The Art's just way too modern to feel like the Modern comics.

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Posted 24 July 2007 - 04:24 AM

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The Art's just way too modern to feel like the Modern comics.


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QUOTE(X-BoB58 @ Jul 23 2007, 04:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The Art's just way too modern to feel like the Modern comics.


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