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@  Benbot : (25 August 2016 - 07:34 AM)

What?

@  MEDdMI : (25 August 2016 - 05:58 AM)

Aren't we the ones causing trouble for Kalidor?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (25 August 2016 - 12:17 AM)

Also, anyone know how to find the rest of how Kalidor got a kid in trouuuuuubleee?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (25 August 2016 - 12:11 AM)

@ TheMightyMol... : (24 August 2016 - 03:20 AM) Why do you hate yourself? -- I don't, really. Whether good or ill, I'd like to know how RG1 goes so, if nothing else, I can actually talk about it from a place of experience.

@  Verity Carlo : (24 August 2016 - 06:58 PM)

I've seen Minority Report, I don't want to read the same thing except with superheroes and also shit

@  Verity Carlo : (24 August 2016 - 06:57 PM)

You know, what I hate about Civil War II the most is that it's not even trying to break out of the Minority Report shaped hole it's in.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 02:39 PM)

the debate sems to be over.

@  MEDdMI : (24 August 2016 - 02:37 PM)

Wouldn't it be easier to debate this in the comics subforum?

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 01:31 PM)

I don't have anything else to say (although I still think G2 is the true ending, even if G I Joe doesn't mention it, it seems G I Joe/G2 crossover isn't canon for G I Joe comics but only for the Transformers continuity)

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 01:29 PM)

ok whatever you won.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 01:27 PM)

that's why I said "if", I dunno I didn't read G2 or G I Joe. 

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 01:26 PM)

Also,you're still basing this entirely on G2 matching a storyline that was part of G2 itself rather than whether or not G2 matches better with the G1 comic proper.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 01:24 PM)

The idea kind of falls apart when it requires that the apocalyptic alien invasions had such little impact that everyone easily just ignored forever.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 01:17 PM)

If some issues of G I Joe comics is a prelude to G2 and if there's nothing in the future G I Joe stories that condradicts San Francisco getting destroyed, yes I would say they share a continuity. 

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 01:02 PM)

If you're gonna go "we can assume it did happen even though it's never talked about as long as nothing specifically contradicts it", then surely it's just as easy to assume that the actual G1 TF and Joe crossover happened in the backstory of Classics and RG1.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 01:02 PM)

also I refrained from mentioning Ask Vector Prime but but didn't it say RG1 is a splinter timeline?

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 12:58 PM)

has san francisco ever appeared in G I Joe stories that was chronologically set after G2?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 12:55 PM)

Intent is not the same as result. And comics end up ignoring things quite often.

@  Telly : (24 August 2016 - 12:54 PM)

maybe they figured a lot of people that read gi joe also read transformers. so they throw a crossover/build up in their to get some excitement for the new comic coming

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 12:51 PM)

If G2 universe was to be unrelated to G I Joe, why did they do a prelude to it?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 12:33 PM)

Classics and RG1 not including Joe issues 138-145 in their backstory does not preclude them from including TF 1-80, or even the Joe and TF miniseries.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 August 2016 - 12:30 PM)

Marvel 616 is also a massive continuity snarl from dozens of writers altering, retconning, or ignoring each others' work for decades, so it's not really a great example for an argument on continuity.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 12:29 PM)

Marvel 616 continuity is a shared universe, devastating events happens in individual series but does mean every event gets mentioned in other comics? @Notvery knightly, yeah that's why I edited that post.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 12:27 PM)

Your proof for "TF universe = Joe universe" itself is the G2 lead-up, so your reasoning still goes back to G2 matching G2.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 August 2016 - 12:25 PM)

So did GI Joe ever reference the time Bludgeon sent his entire force to rampage across the Earth? Or the time Jhiaxus blew San Francisco into a crater?

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 12:25 PM)

whatever.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 12:22 PM)

Are you not seeing the recursiveness of "G2 is the true G1 sequel because G2 follows up on a G2 storyline"?

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 12:18 PM)

Yeah it has been established that Marvel Transformers and G I Joe comics takes place in the same universe. Unless 90s G I Joe was a reboot I'm pretty sure the G2 crossing over to a G I Joe comic that takes place in the very same universe as the original Transformers makes G2 the canon ending.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 12:16 PM)

A crossover that the Joe comic apparently ignored.

@  Arazyr : (24 August 2016 - 12:15 PM)

They had a crossover before that, 1986. http://tfwiki.net/wi...he_Transformers

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 12:15 PM)

Did G.I. Joe acknowledge the planet getting wrecked by the Swarm? Because otherwise it's more like "Marvel Transformers is the same universe as Marvel G.I. Joe only when they feel like it".

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 12:11 PM)

You're using the G.I. Joe G2 prequel itself as the basis for "Marvel Transformers universe is the same universe as the Marvel G I Joe", which makes this a rather loopy argument.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 12:07 PM)

As I said before, Marvel Transformers universe is the same universe as the Marvel G I Joe. Marvel G I Joe crossovers with G2, which makes G2 the canon ending. 

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 11:59 AM)

How is that relevant to whether or not RG1 (or Classics, even) takes place after issues 1 through 80 of Marvel TF proper?

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 11:51 AM)

it's a prequel to G2, which makes it the same universe as G2.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 11:48 AM)

That's clearly not in G2 itself, seeing as it's G.I. Joe issue 138.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 11:45 AM)

@NotVrtyKnightly Im talking about these issues. http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Unfoldings!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 August 2016 - 11:30 AM)

Now for my part, I consider Marvel G2/Alignment the "true" ending because of Simon Furman's involvement in it, its continuous narrative with Marvel G1, and its sequential publication.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 August 2016 - 11:28 AM)

The nature of multiple spinoffs/branching timelines means that to call any one spinoff the "true" ending is an arbitrary decision.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 11:16 AM)

Joe doesn't take place "in G2". Even their Marvel TF-related history isn't confined entirely to a single publication from the 90s.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 11:08 AM)

Look, oirignal Marvel Transformers takes place in the same universe as G I Joe and G I Joe takes place in the same universe as G2, which makes G2 the true canon ending.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 11:07 AM)

And it's not like anyone would argue that Rebirth wasn't actually the fourth season of the Sunbow cartoon entirely based on the lack of Ramirez and Old Snake.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 11:07 AM)

No you don't get it, I'm not saying RG1 is "less true" because G I Joe doesn't show up.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 10:54 AM)

Also, it's set decades later and earth was wrecked. Surely you don't need an explanation of why the Joes don't show up.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 10:53 AM)

None of that makes RG1 less "true".

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 10:41 AM)

How is it odd? G I joe and Transformers are canonically in the same continuty. Marvel Transformers continuity is a shared universe. G I Joe is canon and they had a crossover with G2, which makes it canon too, simple as that.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 09:30 AM)

an odd thing to say, surely.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 09:30 AM)

If you haven't read them, picking one over the other because of the presence of G.I. Joes is just

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 09:24 AM)

Also even though it's not officially published, I believe Alignment is canon since it was referenced in Ask Vector Prime and Allspark Almanac.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 09:22 AM)

I don't have an opinion on neither G2 or RG1 since I didn't read them.


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TakaraTomy 2008 - 2014 Figure Release Schedule


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Posted 08 December 2008 - 09:20 PM

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2014:

February 22, 2013
Generations TG30 Waspinator - 3,129 Yen
Generations TG31 Rhinox - 5,460 Yen
Masterpiece MP-12G Lambor G2 Edition - 6,825 Yen
Masterpiece MP-14B Soundblaster with Ratbat - 1,6590 Yen

February 2014
Fewture ES Gokin Roadbuster - 5,040 Yen

2013:

June 22, 2013
Transformers Go! G01 Kenzan - 5,775 Yen
Transformers Go! G01 Kenzan with Zan Micron - 5,775 Yen
Transformers Go! G02 Jinbu - 3,675 Yen
Transformers Go! G02 Jinbu with Jin Micron - 3,675 Yen
Transformers Go! G03 Ganoh - 3,675 Yen
Transformers Go! G03 Ganoh with Gan Micron - 3,675 Yen
Transformers Go! G04 Gaidora - 2,625 Yen

July 27, 2013
Transformers Go! G05 Gekisoumaru - 5,775 Yen
Transformers Go! G06 Hunter Smokescreen - 2,625 Yen
Transformers Go! G07 Bakudora - 2,625 Yen

August 20, 2013
Kabaya Gum Series 07 (Silverbolt, Onslaught, Motormaster) Box of 10 - 2,5020 Yen
Kabaya Gaia Scramble (Scramble Limbs) Box of 10 - 2,100 Yen

August 31, 2013
Transformers Masterpiece MP-17 Prowl - 5,800 Yen (delayed to September 28, 2013
Transformers Masterpiece MP-18 Streak - 5,800 Yen (delayed to October 26, 2013)
Transformers Go! G08 Budora - 4,200 Yen
Transformers Go! G09 Goradora - 4,200 Yen
Transformers Go! G10 Hishoumaru - 3,675 Yen
Transformers Go! G19 Hunter Ratchet - 2,625 Yen

September 21, 2013
Transformers Go! G20 Sensuimaru - 3,675 Yen (originally scheduled for 9/28/2013)

September 28, 2013
Transformers Go! G20 Sensuimaru - 3,675 Yen (moved to September 21, 2013)
Transformers Go! G21 Judora - 2,625 Yen
Transformers Masterpiece MP-17 Prowl - 6,090 Yen (delayed from August 31, 2013)
Transformers Masterpiece MP-17 Prowl with Amazon.co.jp Exclusive Rocket - 6,090 Yen (delayed from August 31, 2013)
Transformers Masterpiece MP-17 Prowl with Exclusive Coin - 6,090 Yen (equivalent) (delayed from August 31, 2013)
Transformers Masterpiece MP-17 Prowl with Amazon.co.jp Exclusive Rocket & Exclusive Coin - 6,090 Yen (equivalent) (delayed from August 31, 2013)
Transformers GT GT-04 Maximus &Hiiro - 10,500 Yen
Transformers Generations TG-23 Metroplex - 1,9950 Yen
Transformers Generations TG-23 Metroplex with Metroplex Cord Holder - 1,9950 Yen (equivalent)
Transformers Generations TG-24 Optimus Prime with Roler & Bumblebee with Blazemaster - 3,780

October 26, 2013
Transformers Masterpiece MP-18 Streak - 6,090 Yen (delayed from August 31, 2013)
Transformers Masterpiece MP-18 Streak with Amazon.co.jp Exclusive Rocket - 6,090 Yen (delayed from August 31, 2013)
Transformers Go! G22 Hunter Arcee - 2,625 Yen
Transformers Go! G23 Red Dragotron - 8,400 Yen
Transformers Go! G24 Samurai Team BeCool Set (Kenzan, Jinbu, Ganoh)
Transformers Go! EG09 Soundwave - 840 Yen
Transformers Go! EG10 Jet Vehicon - 840 Yen

November 30, 2013
Transformers Generations TG26 Bumblebee Goldbug - 2,503 Yen
Transformers Generations TG27 Trailbreaker & Hoist - 6,090 Yen

December 27, 2013
Transformers Generations TG28 Megatron with Chop Shop & Starscream with Waspinator - 3,780 Yen
Transformers Generations TG29 Sandstorm - 5,460 Yen

December 2013
Fewture EM Gokin Roadbuster - 7,329 Yen
KidsLogic Optimus Prime - 16,800 Yen

Edited by Powered Convoy, 27 September 2013 - 08:18 PM.


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Posted 08 December 2008 - 09:24 PM

If it works anything like the Gundam toys used to, the specific dates aren't announced until the start of each month.

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Posted 08 December 2008 - 10:12 PM

oh man... i can already feel the hurt on my pocket


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Posted 08 December 2008 - 10:14 PM

It might not be until the beginning of the year, but we knew what was going to be released through out all of this year back in June (with Ratchet & Alternity Convoy getting pushed back to 2009). icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 08 December 2008 - 11:28 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Dec 8 2008, 09:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was wondering if any observant fan knows the exact release dates of the (what we know of) 2009 TakaraTomy Transformers lineup. So far I only know the month of releases but not the actual dates. Can anyone help?

Henkei Hound
Henkei Cheetus

I think these guys are going to be released on December 27th, at least that's what I have on my notes.

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Dec 8 2008, 09:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Henkei Cyclonus
Alternity Convoy (red & silver)

January 22nd

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Dec 8 2008, 09:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
February:
Henkei Ratchet
Henkei Inferno

February 26th

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Dec 8 2008, 09:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Alternity Megatron (silver & blue)

March 12th

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Dec 8 2008, 09:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Henkei Dinobot
Henkei Hot Shot
MP Grimlock (?)

No specific dates confirmed so far, but I'm willing to bet it will be the same as Alternity Megatron's.

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Dec 8 2008, 09:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Gentei Thrust (no specific dates)
Gentei Dirge (no specific dates)

Randy

Yeah, those Gentei figs don't have specific dates.

Hope that helps,
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EDIT 1: They always (if not almost always) release their figures every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
EDIT 2: Hound and Cheetor seem to be an exception probably b/c Christmas falls on the 4th Thursday of this month, hence the Saturday release (just my assumption).

Edited by SoS, 08 December 2008 - 11:43 PM.

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 02:27 AM

January 22:
Henkei! Henkei! D-07 Cyclonus
Alternity A-01 Nissan GT-R/Convoy (Vibrant Red)
Alternity A-01 Nissan GT-R/Convoy (Ultimate Metal Silver)

February 26:
Henkei! Henkei! C-14 Ratchet
Henkei! Henkei! C-15 Cybertron Inferno
Disney Label Mickey Mouse

February (no specific date):
e-Hobby exclusive Megatron Black Version reissue
e-Hobby exclusive Sunstorm reissue

March 12:
Henkei! Henkei! C-16 Dinobot
Henkei! Henkei! C-17 Hot Rod
Masterpiece MP-8 Grimlock

March 26:
Disney Label Mickey Mouse (Monochro)
Alternity A-02 Nissan Fairlady Z/Megatron (silver)
Alternity A-02 Nissan Fairlady Z/Megatron (Monterrey Blue)

March 2009 (no specific date):
Toy Hobby Market exclusive Henkei! Henkei! Dirge
Ganbo Store exclusive Henkei! Henkei! Thrust

Edited by Nevermore, 09 December 2008 - 07:22 AM.


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Posted 09 December 2008 - 07:18 AM

Thanks guys! I know they almost always tend to be released on Thursday (with some retailers getting them a day or two before).

I'll have to take note of these days. Thanks! icon-ironhide.gif

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 07:54 AM

Here's a living list--it's always being updated by the site's various know-it-all-types (such as SoS, who entered some of these):

http://www.shmax.com...l...&sort_dir=1

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 09:11 AM

Henkei Cheetus is the only one I would spring for. Maybe after I get my tax return...

I'm not a fan of voting on peoples posts. it just seems very passive aggressive to click 'down vote' and not add anything to the thread. and up votes are exactly the same. to my mind the whole point of a forum is discussion and being able to just easily agree or disagree takes the discussion out of the equation.


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Posted 09 December 2008 - 01:22 PM

Really? That's the one Henkei I have zero interest in.

Just like his Universe equivalent.

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 02:34 PM

QUOTE(Smitty @ Dec 9 2008, 08:11 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Henkei Cheetus is the only one I would spring for. Maybe after I get my tax return...



QUOTE(MrBlud @ Dec 9 2008, 12:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Really? That's the one Henkei I have zero interest in.

Just like his Universe equivalent.

I did say maybe. But the Henkei has that gold that really makes him shine.

I'm not a fan of voting on peoples posts. it just seems very passive aggressive to click 'down vote' and not add anything to the thread. and up votes are exactly the same. to my mind the whole point of a forum is discussion and being able to just easily agree or disagree takes the discussion out of the equation.


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Posted 09 December 2008 - 07:07 PM

Thanks for the info guys! I'm a little disappointed that Henkei Cyclonus isn't released with any other Henkei figures (like Astrotrain & Hot Rodimus were), but what can you do. icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 08:33 PM

Ooh, they moved Inferno. I'm glad, they're spacing the releases out a bit.
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Posted 09 December 2008 - 09:49 PM

Inferno was always out in February, unless the specific date changed. I'm glad he's getting released with Ratchet as it makes a nice emergency combo.

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Posted 09 December 2008 - 11:53 PM

My BBTS order has said January since I ordered.

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 05:39 AM

Inferno was already February in the preorder sheet from October.
http://www.transform...w releases.html

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 07:52 AM

when are the new Encore figures coming out?

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Posted 24 December 2008 - 09:58 AM

Trailbreaker and Hoist are December 27th. The Cassettes are March 26th.

I updated this thread with the latest info concerning the new April Henkei releases and Alternity Convoy's delay again.

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Posted 24 December 2008 - 11:06 AM

I'll have to get Henkei Cyclonus.

I'll feel like Universe Cyclonus is a waste if I get him knowing that a better color scheme is available.

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Posted 24 December 2008 - 11:15 AM

Yeah. Universe Cyclonus is awesome, it's just the lack of a painted face and his the green/tan legs that make him falter. I can't wait a month until the Henkei release as I want him now. icon-fire.gif

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