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@  Evac : (30 March 2017 - 03:18 PM)

Because that line always cracks me up.

@  Evac : (30 March 2017 - 03:18 PM)

Does she at least say "AAAAAAAH! AFTER TEN THOUSAND YEARS, I'M FREE! IT'S TIME TO CONQUER EARTH!"

@  Evac : (30 March 2017 - 03:16 PM)

Well, at least Rita's still over-the-top, then...

@  MEDdMI : (30 March 2017 - 03:01 PM)

My friend said it tried to be inspiring and serious, but Rita was too campy and some of the messages might not be good for kids.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 March 2017 - 02:27 PM)

Anyone been to the theater to see Power Rangers? How is it?

@  Evac : (30 March 2017 - 02:24 PM)

Meh, even if it was a real continuation it wouldn't be the same without Tony Jay.

@  Rycochet : (30 March 2017 - 02:05 PM)

I don't want to see it be a trainwreck and crash and burn, because if it does that's probably it for ReBoot in any form for another decade or even longer. I'm just frustrated as ReBoot is one of the few things I like as much as Transformers.

@  Boomhauer : (30 March 2017 - 01:50 PM)

Fun fact: one of the actors for the main kids lied on his resume that he knew how to skate. He actualy doesn't. They had to choose between reshooting all his scenes with somebody else, getting a stunt or... just not having him skate at all.

@  Boomhauer : (30 March 2017 - 01:49 PM)

A close friend of mine has been working on that show for almost a year now. He's told me lots of things that filled me with excitement about how baffled the internet will be about it. It's gonna be a great trainwreck.

@  Rycochet : (30 March 2017 - 12:37 PM)

Given all the advancements in computing since the end of the original series, how they've spread through every facet of our lives they could tell some great stories within the existing ReBoot universe... Instead they're going for Power Rangers meets Tron.

@  Evac : (30 March 2017 - 12:21 PM)

That's... That's not ReBoot. That's... That's a bad Tron rip-off.

@  Rycochet : (30 March 2017 - 12:18 PM)

Well, the ReBoot revival sounds positively dire.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 March 2017 - 01:58 AM)

Interior decorating by Ed Gein.

@  Telly : (29 March 2017 - 06:23 PM)

they make for good hat/coat racks in random places

@  Waspinator : (29 March 2017 - 06:10 PM)

I use antlers in all of my decorating!

@  Locoman : (29 March 2017 - 06:08 PM)

Evil?! Eeevil?! Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeviiiiiiil!

@  Rycochet : (29 March 2017 - 03:43 PM)

Love Love, Peace Peace.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 March 2017 - 03:38 PM)

DEATH, DEATH, DEVIL DEVIL DEVIL DEVIL, EVIL EVIL EVIL EVIL SONGS

@  MEDdMI : (29 March 2017 - 03:07 PM)

BE A MAAAAAANNNNNN

@  PlutoniumBoss : (29 March 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Young man, there's no need to feel down.

@  Waspinator : (29 March 2017 - 02:38 PM)

Me, an alien? Is this one of your Earth jokes?

@  Evac : (29 March 2017 - 02:28 PM)

WHEN I WAS A YOUNG WARTHOOOOOOOOOOOG

@  Rycochet : (29 March 2017 - 11:27 AM)

And it don't take money, don't take fame, don't need no credit card to ride this train.

@  Dracula : (29 March 2017 - 09:30 AM)

When I was a young boy, I had to fight King Garamoth for dominion of Earth

@  OrionPax44 : (29 March 2017 - 09:00 AM)

Wouldn't it be cheaper just to have her mailed to you?

@  ▲ndrusi : (29 March 2017 - 07:59 AM)

When I was a young boy, my father took me into Tahiti to see a marching band.

@  Rycochet : (28 March 2017 - 03:32 PM)

When I was a young boy,my father said to me; 'There's only one girl in the world for you, and she probably lives in Tahiti.'

@  Lightbright : (28 March 2017 - 03:26 PM)

It's a magical place :)

@  Rycochet : (28 March 2017 - 02:20 PM)

They were all in Tahiti that day, oh, and those days too, but they totally know someone who was there.

@  Broadside : (28 March 2017 - 01:37 PM)

Supposedly one of Mainframe's friends died during AHM, so presumably they were THERE, just, like, off-panel.

@  Verity Carlo : (28 March 2017 - 12:12 PM)

Additionally, Skywatch was rushed; it took them 23 years to learn how to control Ravage and Laserbeak, and they didn't even have a year to try and get the Dynobots under control.

@  Verity Carlo : (28 March 2017 - 11:58 AM)

Presumably dealing with other problems-The military was already routed to NYC before the blackout. And a counter terrorism unit is not something you have deal with an alien menace-it was Skywatch's purview, and even then, their problems started occurring only a year after Joes formation.

@  Rycochet : (28 March 2017 - 11:57 AM)

I think the only way I would buy a Gi-Joe comic would be if they were paired up with the monsterbots.

@  Evac : (28 March 2017 - 11:55 AM)

Nah, the Monsterbots had that covered.

@  Rycochet : (28 March 2017 - 11:43 AM)

Where were they when poop was hitting the fan with the Machination? You've got giant robot monsters battling in the open with an army of human controlled robot weapons... Maaaaybe that's the kind of thing they should have intervened in given how Skywatch failed.

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 March 2017 - 11:37 AM)

There was a major coordinated military presence outside New York during AHM. Where was the elite special task force?

@  Verity Carlo : (28 March 2017 - 11:24 AM)

Well there was also Soundwave disrupting all communications so no one could coordinate and also Starscream killed the President, and everyone else on Air Force One, who were probably some of the few who actually knew about their existence

@  Rycochet : (28 March 2017 - 11:21 AM)

If your country is being torn apart by aliens, you use every tool at your disposal and two years before AHM still puts them in existance around the time of the Machination who were very much the kind of problem they should have been dealing with.

@  Verity Carlo : (28 March 2017 - 11:10 AM)

IDW Joe was a top secret anti-terrorism unit made up of specialists. Not really "repelling an invasion force" material, plus they were formed two years before AHM

@  unluckiness : (28 March 2017 - 10:58 AM)

The Avengers were all Skrulls or something at the time

@  Whirl Maximus : (28 March 2017 - 10:45 AM)

It happened just like Spidey and SHIELD turned up in the original G1 comics.

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 March 2017 - 10:35 AM)

I try to forget that Avengers thing ever happened. I mean, aside from a throwaway line in Spotlight: Ramjet, it never comes up again anyway.

@  Rycochet : (28 March 2017 - 10:29 AM)

They would have been #1 on the Presidents speed dial to deal with the problems caused by Skywatch losing control of the Transformers in their care.

@  Whirl Maximus : (28 March 2017 - 10:28 AM)

Don't forget the Avengers. Megatron must have culled metahumans before AHM. Picture him personally tearing Spider-man in two.

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 March 2017 - 10:18 AM)

You'd think they would've intervened the time Megatron took over New York.

@  Rycochet : (28 March 2017 - 08:25 AM)

I really don't care for Gi-Joe being retconned into sharing the same universe as Transformers, There have been too many Joe free events in America for them to have existed all along.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (28 March 2017 - 07:53 AM)

And now he gets to be a member of hugging G.I. Joe.

@  unluckiness : (28 March 2017 - 06:46 AM)

I don't think anyone was ever supposed to like him

@  Broadside : (28 March 2017 - 06:36 AM)

To be fair, Costa at least had the self-awareness to turn Spike into a villain when he realised that nobody liked him.

@  Jalaguy : (28 March 2017 - 05:17 AM)

And the "lol idgaf" approach to making itself part of the existing universe is stupid. They could have pivoted to be more G1-cartoon-y without throwing so much worldbuilding out the window for no reason.


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#21 Spark

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 10:48 AM

Looks better than the AoE deluxe cars by a mile, although that probably has more to do with the design itself than the figure (Ugh... I'll see deluxe Drift's face in my nightmares).  Having a third of the car on his back kind of sucks, though.


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Posted 25 January 2017 - 10:58 AM

Is it just me or does this look remarkably more solid & stable than previous Movieverse designs?

 

I remember the 07 Barricade mold as a spindly little thing that kept flopping over. This wouldn't look too out of place next to an average Generations toy (except for the face).


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Posted 25 January 2017 - 11:20 AM

This can't be a Barricade toy!  The hips look ok!



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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:17 PM

That certainly is a full police car roof on his back.


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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:27 PM

Here's a shot of the box (Premier edition - looks like he comes with a nightstick as well):

https://www.facebook...&type=3

 

Also, here's what looks to be a remold (check that, seems to be a new mold) of Crankcase (called Decepticon Berserker):

https://www.facebook...&type=3

 

More stuff (more shots of Decepticon Berserker in addition to some Bumblebee shots) from here as well:

https://www.facebook...100004224885296

 

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Edited by Engledogg, 25 January 2017 - 12:38 PM.


#26 The Phazer

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:30 PM

Could do with sightly better photos, but that looks alright. Not much like a movie toy at all.



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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:35 PM

Okay, well that's clearly Crowbar... but not called Crowbar for some reason.
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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:36 PM

Here's a shot of the box (Premier edition - looks like he comes with a nightstick as well):

https://www.facebook...&type=3

 

Also, here's what looks to be a remold of Crankcase (called Decepticon Berserker):

https://www.facebook...&type=3

 

More stuff (more shots of Decepticon Berserker in addition to some Bumblebee shots) from here as well:

https://www.facebook...100004224885296

 

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That "Crankcase" is actually an entirely new mold.  Compare with DotM Crankcase.  Kibble arrangement is completely different.



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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:37 PM

Pretty sure it's removed, that'd be a helluva thing to cram inside the torso.

 

Hopefully it can at least be held as a riot shield or something.


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#30 Engledogg

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:40 PM

 

Here's a shot of the box (Premier edition - looks like he comes with a nightstick as well):

https://www.facebook...&type=3

 

Also, here's what looks to be a remold of Crankcase (called Decepticon Berserker):

https://www.facebook...&type=3

 

More stuff (more shots of Decepticon Berserker in addition to some Bumblebee shots) from here as well:

https://www.facebook...100004224885296

 

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That "Crankcase" is actually an entirely new mold.  Compare with DotM Crankcase.  Kibble arrangement is completely different.

 

Yep, you're right...I didn't even really think to look at the toy, I just saw the dreads and instantly thought "Crankcase".

 

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Edited by Engledogg, 25 January 2017 - 12:40 PM.


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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:42 PM

looks like he comes with a nightstick as well


Are you sure he doesn't come with a Fracas, or a Nebulon?

Edited by Locoman, 25 January 2017 - 12:42 PM.


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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:44 PM

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:45 PM

The thing I notice most about the backpack is how it would facilitate a non-siren remold. Just swap out that transparent part, and maybe the front grill, and he could be a whole new character.

 

And with the turtle-like head sculpt and massive back kibble... It could be a Movieverse version of a RiD Decepticon!! :D



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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:48 PM

By the way, it looks like the backpack might fold up.  There seems to be a visible armature underneath the rear glass, and possibly a split in the plastic just ahead of it.  Backpack should be no worse than many of the movie Bumblebee figures, and not that full-length turtle shell thing.



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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:54 PM

Yep, It looks like it might be foldable, or maybe even removable...there doesn't seem to be any trace of it in this photo.

 

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:55 PM

Facebook isn't opening for whatever reason, can someone mirror the pictures to Imgur?



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Posted 25 January 2017 - 12:58 PM

The back kibble doesn't really bother me.  Transformers have been doing that for a LONG time.  Would it be better if it wasn't there, sure, but it isn't a deal breaker for me.

 

The more I see of the new head sculpt, the more I'm loving it.  Very cool design.

 

Crankcase/Crowbar looks fantastic!!  I am loving those spikes on the vehicle.  Very menacing looking.



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Posted 25 January 2017 - 01:03 PM

Okay, well that's clearly Crowbar... but not called Crowbar for some reason.

Okay, well that's clearly Blackout... but called Grindor for some reason.

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 01:03 PM

Yep, It looks like it might be foldable, or maybe even removable...there doesn't seem to be any trace of it in this photo.

 

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Definite step up from the AoE figures.


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Posted 25 January 2017 - 01:16 PM

Those Decepticons look great. Bumblebee, though...it hurts me to say, but I think I'm done with movie 'Bee for now. I just really don't like that bot mode aesthetic.





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