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#1 Gridlock

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:48 PM

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IDW Publishing July 2012 Solicitations

Transformers: Regeneration One #81
Simon Furman (w) ? Andrew Wildman & Stephen Baskerville (a) ? Wildman, Guido Guidi ©
The TRANSFORMERS comic that began it all?is back. With a vengeance! 21 years have passed since CYBERTRON was restored to its former glory, and finally there is peace. But, after millions of years of bitter civil war, can all ever truly be one? In a conflict this primal, this epic and far-reaching? There are always ?Loose Ends?!


Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #7
James Roberts (w) ? Alex Milne (a) ? Milne, Nick Roche ©
DECEPTICON MONTH! The war?s over ? but no-one told the DECEPTICON Justice Division! Meet the five deadliest DECEPTICONS in the galaxy. Their sole purpose: to hunt down and kill anyone who has ever disobeyed MEGATRON. Who?s their next target?



Transformers: Robots in Disguise Ongoing #7
John Barber (w) ? Brendan Cahill (a) ? Andrew Griffith, Casey Coller ©
DECEPTICON MONTH! Fan-favorite character TURMOIL returns from the dead?but what does he want on CYBERTRON? The AUTOBOTS don?t want another DECEPTICON on their planet and the DECEPTICONS don?t want things to get any worse? but what Wheeljack discovers about the DECEPTICON warlord will change everything!


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:09 PM


Wow the MtMtE solicit and cover almost gives me the shivers. That sounds amazing. And it features the full return of real Cons to the book.

That RG1 cover is pretty awesome too. Best piece by Wildman I've seen on this series yet. VERY excited.icon-hotrod.gif


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:25 PM

This makes happy in my pants.

#4 Chris McFeely

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:33 PM

Grey helmet. icon-screamer.gif

Also, no, I'm sorry, Turmoil has at no point ever been anything resembling a fan-favourite character. He's that murky guy who sort of appeared in that one issue.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:37 PM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Apr 13 2012, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Grey helmet. icon-screamer.gif

Also, no, I'm sorry, Turmoil has at no point ever been anything resembling a fan-favourite character. He's that murky guy who sort of appeared in that one issue.


They said they would do "corrected colors" in modern scenes but keep old style Marvel colors in flashbacks. It makes a sort of sense. Though I don't see why keeping Marvel colors throughout wouldn't have been easier/better.

Oh, and Turmoil was in TWO issues! So... Yeah, still not really a favorite.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:43 PM

Hooray for the return of "yelling at the reader" covers.

#7 Chris McFeely

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:46 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Apr 14 2012, 01:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oh, and Turmoil was in TWO issues!


I think if you added those two issues together and squinted, you could make out about one issue's worth of artwork. Murkity murk murk.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:03 PM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Apr 13 2012, 08:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Apr 14 2012, 01:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oh, and Turmoil was in TWO issues!


I think if you added those two issues together and squinted, you could make out about one issue's worth of artwork. Murkity murk murk.


Remember when each TF had a special super power? (Yes, ok that was pretty much just 1984. But remember it?) Maybe Turmoil's power is Murk. That'd be pretty cool. He could be like the anti-Rainbow Bright, creating a field of murkity dark confusion to turn the battlefield to his advantage!


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#9 Gridlock

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:19 PM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Apr 13 2012, 07:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Also, no, I'm sorry, Turmoil has at no point ever been anything resembling a fan-favourite character.


He seems to be FF on IDW forum... Like a lot of other characters/people. icon-waspy.gif

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:11 PM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Apr 13 2012, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Grey helmet. icon-screamer.gif



AND red eyes AND grey midsection!

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

#11 Ursa Magnus

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:56 PM

Now forgive me because I've been waiting for the trade on this series, but has Wheeljack in RiD always co-opted Prime 'Jack's bodyform? icon-depth.gif

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:29 PM

You never know, THIS might be the issue that makes us Hunger for a Turmoil CHUG figure...

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:37 PM

I'm all for advertising hyperbole but referring to Turmoil as a "fan-favorite character" is pretty much outright lying.

Hell referring to Turmoil as "a character the fans may be aware exists" is kinda stretching.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:40 PM

QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Apr 13 2012, 10:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Now forgive me because I've been waiting for the trade on this series, but has Wheeljack in RiD always co-opted Prime 'Jack's bodyform? icon-depth.gif


That's not what Prime Wheeljack looks like.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:45 PM

QUOTE(MrBlud @ Apr 13 2012, 11:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm all for advertising hyperbole but referring to Turmoil as a "fan-favorite character" is pretty much outright lying.

Hell referring to Turmoil as "a character the fans may be aware exists" is kinda stretching.


Depends on what forums you read. For example, if you mostly read the IDW forums, then Turmoil IS a fan-favorite character. Let's not be all TFW2005 here and assume that the entirety of the fanbase is right here and the folks who aren't here agree with us. There's a spectrum of opinions across the Internet with some localized puddlings of beliefs.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:30 AM

His appearances were in issues that (I doubt) sold over a few thousand copies.

I mean, in all honesty, the largest segment of "The Fandom" are the people who watched the movies and maybe have seen a few episodes of Prime. They probably don't even know who DRIFT is to say nothing of his one time Commander who showed up for like fifteen panels across two comics.

It would be just as disingenuous to call Sky Garry the "fan favorite Autobot commander" or Paddles "the fan favorite Dinobot" even if you could find fifteen fans who agreed with it; that statement is far from definitive on a fandom-wide scale.

On the other hand...it's just a comic book, I should really just relax. icon-hotrod.gif

Edited by MrBlud, 14 April 2012 - 01:32 AM.


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Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:49 AM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Apr 14 2012, 12:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Apr 13 2012, 10:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Now forgive me because I've been waiting for the trade on this series, but has Wheeljack in RiD always co-opted Prime 'Jack's bodyform? icon-depth.gif


That's not what Prime Wheeljack looks like.


Well, I've seen him on the show AND have him sitting on my shelf, so to my eye he bears a resemblance. I'm aware he's not an exact copy, but he looks more than a little similar.

#18 Chip

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:56 AM

QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Apr 14 2012, 09:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Apr 14 2012, 12:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Apr 13 2012, 10:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Now forgive me because I've been waiting for the trade on this series, but has Wheeljack in RiD always co-opted Prime 'Jack's bodyform? icon-depth.gif


That's not what Prime Wheeljack looks like.


Well, I've seen him on the show AND have him sitting on my shelf, so to my eye he bears a resemblance. I'm aware he's not an exact copy, but he looks more than a little similar.


He's definitely cribbing some design elements from Prime. The RID comic in general seems to draw from current or possible near-future toys, and that's a good thing.

Edited by Chip, 14 April 2012 - 08:57 AM.


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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:26 PM

What exactly are the criteria for someone to be a fan favorite? Like over on the IDW boards, there's about three people excited about Turmoil and he's barely been mentioned since the Drift miniseries when he last appeared. He doesn't get a tenth of the attention guys like Overlord do.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:29 PM

Its just a selling tactic, thats all.

Its not true but its really nothing to complain seriously about.



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