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@  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.

@  Dracula : (24 August 2016 - 07:54 AM)

G2 was kind of miserable but even that is preferable to RG1.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 07:14 AM)

I don't think RG1 is the true ending to the Marvel because G. I Joe was in the same continuity as Transformers and they had a crossover with G2, not RG1 (obviously RG1 didn't exist back then). So G2/Alignment is the true ending.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 August 2016 - 02:20 AM)

Why do you hate yourself?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (24 August 2016 - 12:45 AM)

I still need to read everything after Vol. 1 of RG1...

@  Telly : (23 August 2016 - 11:47 PM)

i really wouldve liked to see rg1 pick up where the marvel run left off (or just a couple years after), instead of jumping 20 years. i wanna see how shit went down on earth

@  Dracula : (23 August 2016 - 09:54 PM)

After RG1, I'd just as soon have nobody ever touch the marvel continuity again


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Can Aerialbots Fly in Robot Mode?


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#1 Axaday

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 10:56 PM

Can Aerialbots Fly in Robot Mode? How about Superion?

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:03 PM

According to fiction, all jet formers can fly in bot mode. I never liked the idea of magically flying robots, but thr aerial bots kibble forms kind of jet pack.
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Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:38 PM

yes plenty of G1 episodes show this... how is this a question?
With Takara's current cheesecakey track record, I don't doubt she fires the Fusion Railgun on her back by bending over at the waist and blushing o//o

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:43 PM

Which episodes did they fly in bot mode? I am sure Superion could but I don't recall the guys being able to.

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:54 PM

PLENTY lol >_>

I don't remember them off hand, but a good place to look would be War dawn
With Takara's current cheesecakey track record, I don't doubt she fires the Fusion Railgun on her back by bending over at the waist and blushing o//o

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:54 PM

I'm pretty sure the Aerialbots couldn't fly in robot mode, or at least were never shown to, in the cartoon. Superion could, but not the individuals.

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:57 PM

maybe I'm just misremembering 'graceful falling'
With Takara's current cheesecakey track record, I don't doubt she fires the Fusion Railgun on her back by bending over at the waist and blushing o//o

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 01:26 AM

They're giant robots and I'm a squishy human. If they want to fly in robot mode, I'm not going to stop them.

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 02:05 AM

I'm pretty sure I remember them doing so in some episodes as well...

Of course, come Season 3, it seemed like everyone could, except when they couldn't.

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 02:32 AM

Sometimes.

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 03:51 AM

Remember that time Ironhide and Bluestreak flew?

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 06:56 AM


Everybody take an Aerialbots episode from the wiki at random and watch. First person to find them flying in bot mode when not in outer space ( I'm looking at you season 3) wins a virtual cookie.


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Posted 19 February 2012 - 08:04 AM

The Dreamwave MTMTE bios for all the Aerialbots except Fireflight mentions they can fly in robot mode, which is a rare ability among Autobots. So 4 of them can fly as robots in that continuity.

The Tech Spec, MTMTE and Transformers Universe entry for Superion says he can fly at 800 MPH. So that's pretty much all G1/G2 continuities.

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 08:44 AM

Some of the question probably stems from that time Silverbolt transformed to blast something in mid-air and then began falling without attempting to fly. I think he said "Goodbye cruel world!" But one could assume this was because he was so petrified of heights that he couldn't think straight.
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Posted 19 February 2012 - 08:50 AM


Just watched Key to Vector Sigma.

Silverbolt definately CANNOT fly there. He falls, as said above, when he turns into robot mode and would have died if Slingshot hadn't swooped in in jet mode and caught him.


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Posted 19 February 2012 - 09:48 AM

QUOTE(Hora Hora @ Feb 19 2012, 03:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Remember that time Ironhide and Bluestreak flew?

Remember that time when ALL the Autobots flew to that Oil Rig?

The rule wasn't that strong, ZacWilliam. It developed over time.

Anyway, I just recently re-watched the season 2 eps featuring the Aerialbots, and I don't recall them flying in their robot modes. That said, I wasn't looking for it, so I could have missed a one-off incident.

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 09:52 AM

QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Feb 19 2012, 08:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Hora Hora @ Feb 19 2012, 03:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Remember that time Ironhide and Bluestreak flew?

Remember that time when ALL the Autobots flew to that Oil Rig?

The rule wasn't that strong, ZacWilliam. It developed over time.


Yeah, MTMTE was really inconsistent as to whether or not the Autobots could fly.

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 09:59 AM

I say the Autobots used tiny disposable jet packs.


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Posted 19 February 2012 - 10:03 AM

I'd just like to add that in TFvs. GI Joe, the Marvel one, Superion has an aerial battle with Devastator.

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 10:18 AM

Yeah they can't fly. The only Autobots that could fly in the G1 cartoon (consistantly) were the Dinobots (because the majority of their alt modes were so slow).

Not counting things like Sky Lynx which is obviously and exception.

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