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@  ShadowMan024 : (24 September 2016 - 06:54 PM)

But can you breathe in space?

@  Nevermore : (24 September 2016 - 04:26 PM)

I'M BATMAN!

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 September 2016 - 03:59 PM)

I AM OPTIMUS PRIME

@  Rycochet : (24 September 2016 - 03:47 PM)

That Sam-I-am! That Sam-I-am! I do not like that Sam-I-am!

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 September 2016 - 03:37 PM)

I am...MEGATRON! RAAAAAAAR!!

@  ShadowMan024 : (24 September 2016 - 01:02 PM)

I. AM. IRON MAN.

@  Telly : (24 September 2016 - 12:56 PM)

i am the i am i am the i am

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 September 2016 - 10:51 AM)

I am Sam. Sam-I-Am.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 September 2016 - 07:54 AM)

I am the walrus! Googoogajoob!

@  Bass X0 : (24 September 2016 - 05:18 AM)

I am Sinistar! Beware, I live! RUN! RUN! RUN!

@  Waspinator : (24 September 2016 - 05:04 AM)

EMPTY EYES, NEVER BLINKING! ARMORED SCALES, BUT NEVER SINKING!

@  Telly : (23 September 2016 - 11:09 PM)

you are what we TELL you you are!

@  ▲ndrusi : (23 September 2016 - 05:05 PM)

I am more than a robot! Die, Wily!

@  MEDdMI : (23 September 2016 - 01:14 PM)

*murgle murgle murgle*

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 September 2016 - 12:58 PM)

I am more than a fish! I am more than a man!

@  ShadowMan024 : (23 September 2016 - 10:36 AM)

I'm Aqua Man, but you can call me handsome!

@  LBD "Nyt... : (23 September 2016 - 06:04 AM)

Oh, all the talk about GNR Mega Man names and such, and I thought maybe people were talking about me for a sec. XP

@  Whirl Maximus : (23 September 2016 - 04:42 AM)

Transformers 5 filmed in the city closest to me and nobody informed me? And here I was wasting my Saturday dogsitting for a mate!

@  Robowang : (22 September 2016 - 07:36 PM)

NIPPLY PORPOOOOOOISE

@  Superomegaprime : (22 September 2016 - 06:49 PM)

opps, wrong part!

@  Superomegaprime : (22 September 2016 - 06:48 PM)

youtube

@  Xellos : (22 September 2016 - 05:25 PM)

Neon Tiger's stage music from Mega Man X3 was also pretty much straight from Guns 'N Roses' "My Michelle". X5 also renamed all the Mavericks as references to GNR.

@  Dracula : (22 September 2016 - 02:26 PM)

the band name is Journey btw.

@  Bass X0 : (22 September 2016 - 02:25 PM)

i never heard Journey before today (BBC R2 Ken Bruce Show) but recognised it immediately.

@  ShadowMan024 : (22 September 2016 - 02:15 PM)

Shade Man's theme sounds like a mariachi song.

@  ShadowMan024 : (22 September 2016 - 02:13 PM)

Yeah. Lots of Mega Man songs are copied from bigger songs.

@  Bass X0 : (22 September 2016 - 12:50 PM)

Did Capcom copy Elec Man's stage theme from Journey by Faithfully?

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 September 2016 - 11:33 AM)

Things that make you go "blergh".

@  ShadowMan024 : (22 September 2016 - 10:54 AM)

why would you post that

@  Dracula : (22 September 2016 - 10:20 AM)

Robowang I'm glad I can always count on you to fulfill my quota of gross body information in the shoutbox

@  Robowang : (22 September 2016 - 07:07 AM)

Carving off genital warts with an x-acto knife is more fun than I assumed. Thank goodness for Anbesol, though.

@  Whirl Maximus : (22 September 2016 - 05:59 AM)

Problem solved, the nests dying off from natural causes. That's how you do it with ALL lawsuits, DELAY!

@  Paladin : (21 September 2016 - 04:03 PM)

your firearms are USELESS against them!!!

@  Bass X0 : (21 September 2016 - 12:05 PM)

bees. my god.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 September 2016 - 11:03 AM)

bees are revolutionary force, wasps are mecernaries.

@  Rycochet : (21 September 2016 - 09:36 AM)

But wasps can survive stinging, it's why they're such b*****ds and will fly straight at you. Buzzy buzzy bees on the other hand...

@  Whirl Maximus : (21 September 2016 - 09:30 AM)

I was stung by a wasp yesterday and just got a letter from his family solicitor for manslaughter

@  Robowang : (21 September 2016 - 08:45 AM)

Don't care. Not my car.

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 September 2016 - 08:41 AM)

Did you remember to put down a tarp first this time?

@  Robowang : (21 September 2016 - 08:38 AM)

There's a dead hooker in the trunk!

@  Broadside : (21 September 2016 - 07:03 AM)

There are worse mistakes to make!

@  ▲ndrusi : (21 September 2016 - 07:01 AM)

Ian saw that "see you turn into a Chris McFeely" post, didn't get the reference, and took it seriously.

@  Broadside : (21 September 2016 - 06:48 AM)

Action Man really ramped up the awful puns this issue. Maybe after McFeely died last issue, Ian took on his mantle?

@  Telly : (20 September 2016 - 05:29 PM)

been thinking of getting a soundbar. but what exactly do they do? are they like home theater systems but without satellite speakers?

@  MEDdMI : (20 September 2016 - 12:52 PM)

These days, there's Craig's List. (use at your own risk)

@  Bass X0 : (20 September 2016 - 12:46 PM)

I just remembered that the Marvel UK Transformers comic printed the full address of kids wanting to trade with other fans. Surely that wouldn't be allowed today?

@  ShadowMan024 : (20 September 2016 - 12:32 PM)

MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS-S-S-S-S!

@  Robowang : (20 September 2016 - 12:18 PM)

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@  Pennpenn : (20 September 2016 - 10:27 AM)

ITS!

@  RichardT1977 : (20 September 2016 - 10:21 AM)

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Battle Lines Part 5 comic discussion


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#1 (Deactivated) mignash

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 11:27 AM

Obviously spoilers for those who care, but I was wondering...

On page 13 there is a scene with Optimus Prime talking to Magnum. Suddenly Dion runs up to them to report about the Decepticons. Dion of course won't recognize Optimus as Orion, and you might even say Dion has been upgraded so much Optimus wouldn't recognize him, but then Magnum says "How many, Dion?" with Optimus standing there.

So does Optimus know Dion lived now?

Also Deathsaurus makes the comment that half Megatron's troops are "brainwashed Autobots", and while it's possible those are the background filler characters, anyone wonder if maybe any of the main Decepticon troops of Megatron were once Autobots? Was there ever a day when maybe Soundwave, Thundercracker or Shockwave was an Autobot?

BTW - Anyone else thinking Magnum will get damaged and rebuilt using an Autobot warrior upgrade like Prime, and become Ultra Magnus?

Edited by mignash, 12 October 2011 - 11:49 AM.


#2 Nanite

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 01:46 PM

Yup, I always figured Magnum = Magnus.

Deathsaurus survived his beatdown, I like that.

Edited by Nanite, 13 October 2011 - 01:47 PM.

On them twitters

#3 Fenix Twilight

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 11:02 PM

Haven't read it, but wouldn't the "brainwashed Autobots" be a reference to the Robo-Smasher? One of the Constructicons origins.

Edited by Fenix Twilight, 14 October 2011 - 11:02 PM.


#4 (Deactivated) mignash

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 08:26 AM

Yes, it was a Robo-Smasher reference, but the Constructicons were never Autobots, they were always Constructicons. SO I figured they didn't count. The only Autobot who was Robo-Smashed was the Gyronian Sentry. I wonder if anyone else used to be an Autobot.

Edited by mignash, 16 October 2011 - 08:26 AM.


#5 BB Shockwave

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 07:22 AM

It's not like this is canon for the G1 cartoon continuity, y'know. TFCC comics are pretty much fanfics that gotten lucky and are published at a convention, nothing more.
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#6 NightViper

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 07:28 AM

QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Oct 17 2011, 08:22 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's not like this is canon for the G1 cartoon continuity, y'know. TFCC comics are pretty much fanfics that gotten lucky and are published at a convention, nothing more.


They're official. Fun Pub works directly with Hasbro to make sure that all of the stories fit Hasbro concerns. Regardless if the "story" is comic, prose or even just a bio, Hasbro has had a say in each and every one.

But your point about "canon for the G1 cartoon" stands. The Wings-verse is not set directly in the Sunbow cartoon universe. They're simply similar continuities.

Edited by NightViper, 17 October 2011 - 07:44 AM.


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Posted 17 October 2011 - 08:16 AM

QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Oct 17 2011, 08:22 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's not like this is canon for the G1 cartoon continuity, y'know. TFCC comics are pretty much fanfics that gotten lucky and are published at a convention, nothing more.

Really classy. Don't think for a moment that Hasbro doesn't likely go over them with a fine toothed comb. I'll gladly take a lot of what Fun Pub publishes over a lot of what IDW has given us.

Also Forest Lee used to write the Club stories and he worked/works for Hasbro. So you're second point is uninformed.

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#8 Lukeblast

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 10:06 AM

QUOTE(mignash @ Oct 16 2011, 09:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes, it was a Robo-Smasher reference, but the Constructicons were never Autobots, they were always Constructicons. SO I figured they didn't count. The only Autobot who was Robo-Smashed was the Gyronian Sentry. I wonder if anyone else used to be an Autobot.

IIRC, The Secret of Omega Supreme says there were a bunch. The comic says there were more Sentries, at least--they're called a "sentry team" and we're told "they all failed to report for duty." Presumably this is because Megatron robo-smashed them all.

TSOOS has always been an amusing episode for me. The theme tells us that the Autobots are trying to "destroy the evil forces of the Decepticons", and then the show itself says that some of the Decepticons are brainwashed citizens/Autobots. Someone didn't think about the implications of that... icon-fire.gif
QUOTE(NightViper @ Oct 17 2011, 08:28 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But your point about "canon for the G1 cartoon" stands. The Wings-verse is not set directly in the Sunbow cartoon universe. They're simply similar continuities.

Yeah, it's not THE continuity, but it is A continuity.