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@  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.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 May 2021 - 09:10 PM)

English needs to revive Ģorn in everyday text.

@  Patch : (14 May 2021 - 05:53 PM)

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@  Nevermore : (14 May 2021 - 06:09 AM)

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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.

@  Demovere Xeno : (08 May 2021 - 08:58 AM)

Generations Nightbeat never really scratched that itch sadly; he looked okay, but his transformation was fiddly, his robot mode had far too many bits and pieces flopping around unsecured, and his chest dragged along the surface in var mode. =/

@  Demovere Xeno : (08 May 2021 - 08:57 AM)

I second wishing that we got a Deluxe Nightbeat from TR, mostly because as a kid he was second-in-command to my old Powermaster Optimus for the longest time. =P

@  tigerhawk : (08 May 2021 - 05:41 AM)

Wipe Out and Wilder it coulda been: Wipe Out is down in the dumps because the Scramble City Trypticon was destroyed and left him a drifting to the point he arrives in Legends World, he finds Wilder and both go on a crime spree subverted by their realisation neither gets any joy from it until they stop a violent crook together and become anti heroes. (Bass XO beat me!)

@  Bass X0 : (08 May 2021 - 05:39 AM)

Yes, Nightbeat and Siren would have been easy remolds of Chromedome - just give them new chests and each other's Titan Master heads. Fangry and Squeezeplay would be remolded from Twinferno with their own Titan Master heads. And Horri-Bull would have been remolded from Wolfwire.

@  Rycochet : (07 May 2021 - 05:10 PM)

Surprised we didn't get a full size retool from the monsterbot mold. I'd rather have a CW Ironhide retool though, we need a van Wilder.

@  tigerhawk : (07 May 2021 - 04:19 PM)

I just noticed Wilder was the only omission from Takara Legends.

@  Nevermore : (07 May 2021 - 06:01 AM)

Even more weirdly, it was the early shift where some people had their regular day off for the week, while the late shift was supposed to have full attendance (not counting sick days, vacations and overtime reduction).

@  Nevermore : (07 May 2021 - 01:15 AM)

The weirdest part was that there was a steady influx of voters during the early shift, while hardly anyone showed up during the late shift.

@  Nevermore : (07 May 2021 - 01:14 AM)

Wow, that was a long day. But it's over, and I finally got some sleep. Not particularly happy with the outcome, but then again, my candidates both admit they didn't really campaign that much.

@  Echowarrior : (06 May 2021 - 08:56 PM)

Best of luck, Nevermore.

@  wonko the sane? : (06 May 2021 - 10:18 AM)

Best of luck man.

@  electricidad : (05 May 2021 - 03:22 PM)

GOOD LUCK, NEVERMORE!


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#21 Wildwade

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Posted 07 December 2016 - 12:31 PM

Clone Conspiracy # 3...

 

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Posted 07 December 2016 - 02:21 PM

Well, once Kaine was ruled out, there was only one place they could go, really.

Other than "bring back Uncle Ben".


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Posted 01 January 2017 - 05:07 PM

I just heard about this.

 

While yeah, I haven't really been reading comics for several years now Marvel's not exactly clamoring for my business by taking characters from my childhood and turning them into villains or killing them off panel as disposable fodder (Phil Urich and Darkhawk respectively).

 

This new turn is especially infuriating.



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Posted 01 January 2017 - 07:46 PM


Darkhawk isn't dead.

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#25 Wildwade

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 06:36 AM

Darkhawk isn't dead.

-ZacWilliam, at least not the last time Wikipedia and I both saw him.

 

The last couple of times I saw him though, he was treated kind of shabbily (Avengers Arena and War of Kings.)



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Posted 09 January 2017 - 04:20 PM

Well it seems Ben won't stay the bad guy for long. Ben Reily: The Scarlet Spider begins in April.

 

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#27 Wildwade

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Posted 09 January 2017 - 08:20 PM

Oh good.

 

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Posted 09 January 2017 - 09:38 PM

That is a hideous costume. It just screams second stringer.
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Posted 09 January 2017 - 10:52 PM

Well it seems Ben won't stay the bad guy for long. Ben Reily: The Scarlet Spider begins in April.

 

attachicon.gifBen Reilly Scarlet Spider 2017.jpg

Oh hey, it's kinda a mix of Kaine and his original Scarlet Spider costumes.

 

I WANT BEN AND KAINE TO BOTH BE SCARLET SPIDERS.


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Posted 10 January 2017 - 05:51 AM

I just want Aracely back, guys.


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Posted 10 January 2017 - 09:48 AM

I just want Aracely back, guys.

 

She's too busy having all those adventures with the New Warriors that we'll never see.



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Posted 10 January 2017 - 10:57 AM

Ah, of course. They're... a team.

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 10:58 AM

Can't wait for New Warriors volume 6, which lasts for 8 issues and never gets remarked on by any other comics besides showing them as a team together



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Posted 10 January 2017 - 05:03 PM

So an interview with Peter David seems to imply Ben won't be completely an angel after The Clone Conspiricy

 

https://news.marvel....der-seeing-red/


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Posted 10 January 2017 - 07:38 PM

Probably why Kaine's in the book. He's actually the good guy while Ben's wearing a Spidercide-inspired costume.


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 05:42 PM

Can't wait for New Warriors volume 6, which lasts for 8 issues and never gets remarked on by any other comics besides showing them as a team together

Also every issue they make sure to mention Stamford at least twice, despite Nitro being the one who blew it up.



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Posted 11 January 2017 - 06:02 PM


This series will be unique in the vast legion of Spider books out there. It is not about a hero just trying to take down the bad guys and do good. It’s about a tortured individual who is trying to figure out exactly what is good and what is bad, what is right and what is wrong.

 

So the Green Goblin book (Though that was less "tortured" and more "irresponsible").

 

Or, more aptly, the "I AM THE SPIDER!" era.

 

Certainly nothing unique in the Spiderverse.



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Posted 14 June 2018 - 01:59 PM

Necromancing the thread to talk about Ben's "solo" book.

 

But by this point while Ben is the star you really could call this book "Ben and Kaine: The Scarlet Spiders". Thankfully thanks to some Vegas Cosplayers Ben didn't stay in the wonky costume for long. But Kaine shows up to hunt Ben down as usual but despite Ben being quite the un-Parker like Jerk, see's that Ben is trying to do good here. Granted the subtext of Marlo/Mistress Death telling him if he dies or does something unspeakable again his soul will be completely screwed up. And that's kind of the interesting swing of this book lately. Ben seems to be getting tied up in some weird mystic troubles lately. Formerly dead villains working for potentially very Underworld bosses beyond gangsters and two very literal instances of Hotel Hell is a different swing for the Spider-man lines. And the latest issues dealing with Mysterio's not as charlatan daughter trying to gain greater mystic power has been interesting. And then there's the whole working for a shady casino owner who only keeps him around because she thinks he healed her daughter.

 

Kaine for the most part just keeps getting mixed up with Ben's shenanigans in some way. He's pretty much there to play Ben's threatening older brother to keep his younger in check. But there's a storyline with him getting together with a woman working for a veterans center. Add in some of the Slingers too and this book is a very odd 90's throwback book.


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Posted 17 June 2018 - 09:52 AM

I don't really buy Marvel comics anymore, but I've been meaning to ask if it's worth picking up the Scarlet Spider book.


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Posted 19 June 2018 - 06:15 PM

Scarlet Spider is pretty fun I might say. I wish Kaine was in it more than he already is.

 

Also, Infinity Countdown: Darkhawk is pretty good. It follows up from the actually pretty good Darkhawk #51 from late last year and it's essentially Darkhawk #52-55.

 

We get Robbie Rider in the mix, too.


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