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@  TheMightyMol... : (17 May 2021 - 06:41 AM)

Like, in general, not going into specific bands or covers. Because I could point out plenty of repainted toys I didn't like as much as the original, too.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 May 2021 - 06:39 AM)

Is a musician covering a song "fixing" it?

@  Nevermore : (17 May 2021 - 05:15 AM)

So, then, isn't redecoing or retooling an existing toy also "fixing" someone else's art?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 May 2021 - 10:07 PM)

A toy is not on the same level as a piece of drawn art, true, but it is 100% an entertainment product.

@  Nevermore : (16 May 2021 - 05:05 PM)

A toy is an object of utility, Comparing that to a piece of drawn art is grossly ignoring the difference between the two. Also, you didn't answer my questions. Try again.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 May 2021 - 04:25 PM)

Part of the difference is that those covers are primarily one person's art. Sure, you probably have an inker and a colorist, but the lines and composition are one person. A toy however is a team design at pretty much all levels.

@  Cyoti : (16 May 2021 - 03:52 PM)

toymaking is a collaborative process, you have to make compromises and factories are going to get things wrong

@  tigerhawk : (16 May 2021 - 03:43 PM)

Earthrise had a few holes, Runamuck's legs YIKES!

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 May 2021 - 03:37 PM)

I doubt that say, the designer for Kingdom Cheetor was happy about every bit of unpainted plastic on it.

@  Bass X0 : (16 May 2021 - 03:28 PM)

J Scott Campbell recently had his Spiderman cover "fixed" by someone online. A few weeks ago, someone on twitter "fixed" someone's Sonic the Hedgehog fan art where Sonic, Tails and Knuckles were drawn as humans. Both times and other times, the "fixer" gets called out and criticised as you shouldn't go around "fixing" someone else's art because its rude and disrespectful to the original artist. And I was thinking isn't "fixed your s*** for ya" exactly what toy customisers do?

@  Nevermore : (16 May 2021 - 02:28 PM)

Have you ever changed your car in any way whatsoever compared to the factory configuration, or are you leaving the designer's art unchanged in that case as well?

@  CORVUS : (16 May 2021 - 02:28 PM)

It's best not to ponder it too hard.

@  Nevermore : (16 May 2021 - 04:16 AM)

Bass X0, I really wonder sometimes how you come up with these random tangents apropos of nothing.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 May 2021 - 04:11 AM)

It's collaborative art.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 May 2021 - 04:07 AM)

Toys are subject to budget constraints, so its not like customizing would ruin the designer's vision or whatever.

@  Bass X0 : (16 May 2021 - 03:38 AM)

Isn't customising a toy just "fixing other people's art"?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 May 2021 - 02:58 AM)

Oops, All Berries

@  Sabrblade : (16 May 2021 - 12:47 AM)

Nope, Chuck Berry

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 May 2021 - 10:42 PM)

Nope, Chuck Testa.

@  Steevy Maximus : (15 May 2021 - 10:41 PM)

English needs to revive Chuck Finley in everyday text

@  Xero Prime : (15 May 2021 - 09:09 PM)

English needs to revive Mindy in everyday text.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 May 2021 - 08:07 PM)

English needs to revive book in everyday text.

@  Sabrblade : (15 May 2021 - 04:00 PM)

English needs to revive Mook in everyday text

@  Steevy Maximus : (15 May 2021 - 03:42 PM)

English needs to revive Mork in everyday text

@  CORVUS : (15 May 2021 - 02:21 PM)

English needs to revive Morn in everyday text

@  Nevermore : (15 May 2021 - 12:38 PM)

English needs to revive Gorn in everyday text

@  Sabrblade : (15 May 2021 - 09:46 AM)

English needs to revive Gore in everyday text

@  Bass X0 : (15 May 2021 - 09:45 AM)

English needs to revive Gort in everyday text

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 May 2021 - 06:52 AM)

English needs to revive bort in everyday text

@  Telly : (15 May 2021 - 01:12 AM)

English needs to revive bork in everyday text

@  NovaSaber : (15 May 2021 - 12:15 AM)

English needs to revive dork in everyday text.

@  Sabrblade : (14 May 2021 - 09:34 PM)

English needs to revive pork in everyday text.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (14 May 2021 - 09:26 PM)

English needs to revive porn in everyday text.

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English needs to revive Ģorn in everyday text.

@  Patch : (14 May 2021 - 05:53 PM)

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@  TheMightyMol... : (13 May 2021 - 04:41 PM)

Yeah, my hybrid does that when idling or at low speeds. Otherwise it's almost completely silent.

@  ZakuConvoy : (13 May 2021 - 02:27 PM)

That might actually be a fake noise they make electric cars make so pedestrians can hear them. Some cars even let you pick out what noise they make.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 May 2021 - 11:20 AM)

Actually heard a car with that electric, scifi-hum to it. Made me realize that we kinda are living in the future...

@  tigerhawk : (13 May 2021 - 03:28 AM)

Nearly thirty Studio Series figs including the '86 line. "I won't touch that." I said a few years ago when deluxe wave 5 came to my store for a tenner each. My latest one' is 72 Starscream.

@  Steevy Maximus : (10 May 2021 - 05:22 PM)

God, it's such a pain to have a local email address shut down. So many accounts to update...

@  Bass X0 : (10 May 2021 - 04:43 PM)

"Let's make a bargain, shall we? You ask Primus for help and I'll stop the moment He shows up."

@  tigerhawk : (10 May 2021 - 02:56 AM)

The 1988 G1 line up could all have been done as Titan Master things, I figure the Pretenders could be done as Titan Master Drones and Prime Master shells.

@  Cyoti : (08 May 2021 - 11:14 AM)

Perfect is the enemy of the good. And it's still better than making him a remold of RTS Jazz as planned originally. Fact of the matter is: Nightbeat is just not a priority with Hasbro.


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#1101 Cradok

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Posted 25 May 2016 - 03:11 PM

How were we even supposed to know that the things we thought were stasis pods weren't actually stasis pods? They may not look exactly the same design-wise as the ones from the show, but that could have been due to artistic license or their design changing over 300 years. That they were supposed to be something entirely different from stasis pods is never even indicated by the comic.

 

It's the Curtis Saxon school of art analysis: if it doesn't reflect the original source precisely, it's obviously something different.



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Posted 25 May 2016 - 03:13 PM

As I was saying to someone on a different website, just take a deep breath and remember that it's not canon if you don't want it to be.



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Posted 25 May 2016 - 03:27 PM

 

How were we even supposed to know that the things we thought were stasis pods weren't actually stasis pods? They may not look exactly the same design-wise as the ones from the show, but that could have been due to artistic license or their design changing over 300 years. That they were supposed to be something entirely different from stasis pods is never even indicated by the comic.

 

It's the Curtis Saxon school of art analysis: if it doesn't reflect the original source precisely, it's obviously something different.

 

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Posted 25 May 2016 - 03:58 PM

John-Paul Jean-Luc's Bovary's the next Bob Skir!


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Posted 25 May 2016 - 11:31 PM

John-Paul Jean-Luc's Bovary's the next Bob Skir!

I... wouldn't go that far. No death threats have been made towards Bove, thank goodness.


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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 26 May 2016 - 11:58 PM

It's a shame people don't talk about how good the art is, because it's great to look at, has great style and is easy to follow.

 

The shorts of Transformers comic art!

 

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#1107 Verno

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 03:58 AM

With the big cross-over coming up, as well as three TF on-goings, maybe the powers-that-be at IDW will decide to not give this story a wider release due to market saturation.


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Posted 07 June 2016 - 04:38 AM

That would be an extremely jerky thing to do...



#1109 Verno

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 04:49 AM

That would be an extremely jerky thing to do...

Sure, but is there really any need for a retail release? The toys it features don't exist in toy stores and it doesn't tie into IDW's larger continuity which is set for a large expansion. It may come across as strange to put it out and muddy the waters. Who knows, Hasbro may step in and veto it. It's not in their interests.


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#1110 MrBlud

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 05:13 AM

If Hasbro was *that* concerned, they wouldn't have approved it in the first place.

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#1111 Sabrblade

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 07:22 AM

 

That would be an extremely jerky thing to do...

Sure, but is there really any need for a retail release? The toys it features don't exist in toy stores and it doesn't tie into IDW's larger continuity which is set for a large expansion. It may come across as strange to put it out and muddy the waters. Who knows, Hasbro may step in and veto it. It's not in their interests.

 

That didn't stop every other BotCon comic from 2006 to 2015 from getting Diamond Editions.


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 03:07 PM

When IS the inevetable Diamond Edition coming out?
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Posted 07 June 2016 - 03:27 PM

When IS the inevetable Diamond Edition coming out?

 

Since this is published by IDW this time it probably won't be a "Diamond Edition" like in the past, just a standard solicited release.


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#1114 G.B.Blackrock

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 03:32 PM

 

When IS the inevetable Diamond Edition coming out?

 

Since this is published by IDW this time it probably won't be a "Diamond Edition" like in the past, just a standard solicited release.

 

 

It's still the best and easiest way for us to describe that this is different than the convention version. Diamond Edition IS "standard solicited release" and really, always has been.



#1115 Vexwing

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 03:35 PM

Yeah, it just won't be called that this time around.

 

Which I suppose really wasn't a point worth making.


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#1116 Sabrblade

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 08:58 PM

But would it have any bonus material (like profiles) not found in the convention version, is the question.


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

#1117 Verno

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 09:24 PM

But would it have any bonus material (like profiles) not found in the convention version, is the question.

They could print all of the author's "additional information" blogs to make it a four issue series :p


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