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@  Steevy Maximus : (02 December 2020 - 05:39 PM)

*good week

@  Steevy Maximus : (02 December 2020 - 05:35 PM)

It's been a good work for The Hunt: got Netflix Bumblebee (suck it Walmart!) and stopped at Walgreens and found a lone Bluestreak. I'm pretty much done until new stuff rolls out in February

@  tigerhawk : (02 December 2020 - 03:53 PM)

There's some fab fandubs of comic scenes on Youtube, it's MTMTE/LL mostly but there's some great stuff such as Tarn learning of Megatron's defection and Megatron talking to Ravage.

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 November 2020 - 09:31 PM)

Wonderful audio separation and balance.

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 November 2020 - 09:29 PM)

For Transformers The Movie 86

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 November 2020 - 09:28 PM)

I will say, the blu ray remaster, especially the audio is pretty spot on. Watching it on Apple TV has been enlightening.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 November 2020 - 09:00 PM)

Vode An!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 November 2020 - 08:59 PM)

I do not overly care for the Bad Batch, but it will be interesting to see what the animated series will bring to the table.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 November 2020 - 08:59 PM)

Alpha, Delta Squad, Omega Squad, and the Muunilinst 10 are quite the contrast to what we have at present in Disney canon.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 November 2020 - 08:57 PM)

Who else here read the pre-2008 Clone Commandos and ARC Troopers back in the day?

@  tigerhawk : (30 November 2020 - 05:04 PM)

Monoliths in Utah and Romania.

@  Sabrblade : (29 November 2020 - 05:11 PM)

Also, the face of the black redeco is painted gray.

@  Sabrblade : (29 November 2020 - 05:09 PM)

To be a little fair, the original was also lacking in more detailed color. The Telemocha Series figure fixed that.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 November 2020 - 05:05 PM)

The unpainted face and all the greys make that look like a knockoff.

@  Sabrblade : (29 November 2020 - 05:01 PM)

One could headcanon this one as such.

@  Otaku : (29 November 2020 - 01:06 PM)

@Bass X0 Weird how they come close, with the likes of Onyx Primal and Nemesis Prime (Universe 2003), but no actual evil gorilla...

@  wonko the sane? : (28 November 2020 - 03:00 PM)

Oh my god! WFC ravage is adorable! Who's a pudgy kitty? Yes you are!

@  tigerhawk : (28 November 2020 - 09:50 AM)

The 86 line prevented made me reconsider a new years resolution.

@  unluckiness : (28 November 2020 - 04:33 AM)

And Devastator because I'm a sucker for combiners

@  unluckiness : (28 November 2020 - 04:32 AM)

Decided to stick with the main cast from 2007 and a few assorted ones here and there.

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 November 2020 - 02:02 PM)

I said I wouldn't buy a lot, now I have seven. And at least three might be on the culling pile.

@  tigerhawk : (27 November 2020 - 11:44 AM)

"I'll just get one" I said now I have almost twenty Studio Series figures.

@  wonko the sane? : (27 November 2020 - 11:19 AM)

The geese are fleeing... death comes soon...

@  unluckiness : (25 November 2020 - 07:20 PM)

Not even head, just a faceeven

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 November 2020 - 12:58 PM)

Just stick a Megatron head on Optimal Optimus.

@  Sabrblade : (25 November 2020 - 12:46 PM)

There was also an evil-looking black and gray redeco of the RobotMasters toy

@  Arazyr : (25 November 2020 - 11:54 AM)

That's KIND-OF what I consider the Throne of the Primes Primal to be...

@  wonko the sane? : (25 November 2020 - 11:16 AM)

I would buy the hell out a nemesis primal...

@  Bass X0 : (25 November 2020 - 11:15 AM)

I'm surprised there's not been a Nemesis Primal given all the Nemesis Primes.

@  unluckiness : (23 November 2020 - 03:17 AM)

The real Drifts were the Windblades we made along the way

@  PlutoniumBoss : (23 November 2020 - 02:25 AM)

Drift-kun 2 Electric Boobylube

@  ▲ndrusi : (22 November 2020 - 11:36 PM)

I'm pretty sure Drift 2 was Empire of Stone.

@  Sabrblade : (22 November 2020 - 10:06 PM)

I thought people said Prime Wheeljack was Drift 2.

@  tigerhawk : (22 November 2020 - 03:51 PM)

Windblade was Drift.2.

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 November 2020 - 02:44 PM)

Drift with boobs.

@  Rycochet : (22 November 2020 - 11:50 AM)

I can't imagine a live action movie version of Windblade being all that different from Drift. Not my thing, but not the worst thing I've ever seen.

@  Bass X0 : (22 November 2020 - 09:54 AM)

The thought of Movie aesthetic Windblade makes me feel sick.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 November 2020 - 08:47 AM)

Though, the fact that Japanese people would pay for Windblade toys in the $30-40 range doesn't mean they'd pay however much MPs are going for now.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 November 2020 - 08:44 AM)

Back when I made a habit of checking Mandarake for pre-owned TFs, Windblade's toys went for surprisingly high prices. By which I mean not lower than the original price.

@  tigerhawk : (22 November 2020 - 08:15 AM)

If she's in the next movie you might get her.

@  unluckiness : (22 November 2020 - 07:58 AM)

Japan didn't get most of the IDW comics and are the target market for MP. They basically know windblade from a few crappy pack-in comics and a show that wasn't particularly popular there. Unless they start cranking out Cyberverse MPs, it's not very likely.

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 November 2020 - 04:24 AM)

Again, depends if she's popular enough in Japan to warrant it. Our view of which characters are popular is not the same as Takara's.

@  Bass X0 : (22 November 2020 - 01:53 AM)

So characters like Windblade then.

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 November 2020 - 07:19 PM)

They're complicated and expensive to design. By necessity, they're gonna be restricted to well-known characters who are more likely to sell.

@  Bass X0 : (21 November 2020 - 07:05 PM)

I don’t think Masterpiece toys should be restricted to only show characters.

@  Rycochet : (21 November 2020 - 03:09 PM)

If she wasn't in the Sunbow cartoon, Live Action movie or Beast Wars and can't be repainted from someone else, she's not getting an MP.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 November 2020 - 12:44 PM)

They'll make their money back if they include the metal thong...

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 November 2020 - 12:29 PM)

Is she popular enough in Japan that Takara would even try?

@  Paladin : (21 November 2020 - 11:23 AM)

depends. will that one also have a giant metal thong?

@  Bass X0 : (21 November 2020 - 11:10 AM)

Should there be a Masterpiece Windblade?


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#1 Johnny Here

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Posted 24 March 2017 - 05:51 PM

Or why is DC obsessed with being cool?

Examples being the superman revamp in the comics and animated movies

Everything Aquaman

The film comments about Martian Manhunter

I love Superman for the fact that he isny cool, and that he is older. You van syill do a superman that isny perfect without him being super aggresive.

Everything about the films says we dont like what we are.

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Posted 24 March 2017 - 06:50 PM

DC as a whole seems to be trying to catch up to Marvel in the comics. Before Rebirth/New 52, everything seemed to go grimdark, like they're trying to match the Ultimate Marvel line in terms of realism and storytelling. Only now post-Rebirth have they foregone well...MOST of the darkness, and are now focusing on storytelling. And it's going pretty well for them. Marvel's fallen as of late but hopefully shifting away from realism and political commentary post-Secret Empire, we'll have the big two finally focus on stories.

 

As for the films...I think Zack Snyder is too focused on big moments instead of actual storytelling, and that's why the DC movies have been failing. It's just big moments string together with no cohesion.

Here's a video explaining this more than I can:


But in the current, digitized world, trivial information is accumulating every second, preserved in all its triteness. Never fading, always accessible. Rumors about petty issues, misinterpretations, slander... All this junk data preserved in an unfiltered state, growing at an alarming rate. It will only slow down social progress, reduce the rate of evolution. You seem to think that our plan is one of censorship. What we propose to do is not to control content, but to create context.


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 02:23 AM

Isn't the Superman revamp in the comics inherently uncool? He's married with a kid?



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Posted 25 March 2017 - 07:29 AM

Isn't the Superman revamp in the comics inherently uncool? He's married with a kid?


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 08:38 AM

But he first showed up like that in late 2015.

Wait, no, the first half of that year since he was in Convergence.

Edited by NotVeryKnightly, 25 March 2017 - 08:43 AM.


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 08:44 AM

But he first showed up like that in late 2015.


Superman and Lois coming back is relatively recent

Im speaking on the fact that they did tge New 52 in the first place and trued to make their characters more hip

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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:11 AM

But they're not now. So...?



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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:14 AM

But they're not now. So...?

Did i mention Superman as the only thing i was speaking about in the post? Did i mention a set time period?

Are we not getting a Aquaman in the movies that is drastically different appearance wise from the comics and who was described as-wolverine-ish?

Edited by Johnny Here, 25 March 2017 - 09:15 AM.


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:27 AM

Did i mention a set time period?


Considering how much of the first post was n present tense, yes.

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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:31 AM

Did i mention a set time period?

Considering how much of the first post was n present tense, yes.
Because i still believe its going on. And i believe thats partly to blame for the shitty movies, their lack of understanding why people enjoyed their properties.

You singled out one thing that recently changed with the original superman coming to the New 52 universe just to make a snarky comment that added nothing to the discussion.

Thanks. 😚😚😚

Edit: directed at cat, but you replied to it so whatever. The New 52 us exactly where it started in my opinion.

Edited by Johnny Here, 25 March 2017 - 09:38 AM.


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:32 AM



 


But they're not now. So...?

Did i mention Superman as the only thing i was speaking about in the post?

No, it was just a prominent example, and that's why it stood out, as it seemed to me he's never been more uncool (arguably) with the baggage of the marriage and a kid. Look at the hoops Marvel jumped through to avoid putting Spider-Man in that situation. 

 

 

 Did i mention a set time period?

 

Yeah, you did, New 52. Just up there. *makes pointy gesture*

 

 

Are we not getting a Aquaman in the movies that is drastically different appearance wise from the comics and who was described as-wolverine-ish?
 
Only if you wish to pick a specific incarnation. This is going to get into opinions. To me, he's on par with the feel of the David era Aquaman, obviously with an extra hand, and without the weird single-boob man-bra thing. I think Aquaman, Superman, and Wonder Woman look the best out of all the League (Batman looks great but I'm unenthused after seeing BvS). 
 
I don't know where the comment came from on him looking 'Wolverine-ish'. I really can't see any basis for comparison. Like, any. At all. I've literally got nothing. 


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:37 AM


 

But they're not now. So...?

Did i mention Superman as the only thing i was speaking about in the post?
No, it was just a prominent example, and that's why it stood out, as it seemed to me he's never been more uncool (arguably) with the baggage of the marriage and a kid. Look at the hoops Marvel jumped through to avoid putting Spider-Man in that situation. 
 
 

 Did i mention a set time period?

 
Yeah, you did, New 52. Just up there. *makes pointy gesture*
 
 

Are we not getting a Aquaman in the movies that is drastically different appearance wise from the comics and who was described as-wolverine-ish?

 
Only if you wish to pick a specific incarnation. This is going to get into opinions. To me, he's on par with the feel of the David era Aquaman, obviously with an extra hand, and without the weird single-boob man-bra thing. I think Aquaman, Superman, and Wonder Woman look the best out of all the League (Batman looks great but I'm unenthused after seeing BvS). 
 
I don't know where the comment came from on him looking 'Wolverine-ish'. I really can't see any basis for comparison. Like, any. At all. I've literally got nothing. 
The Wolverine comment was made by someone involved in the films.


http://m.ign.com/art...ector-james-wan

And New 52 Superman started off as trying to update Superman and make him more hip. I dont know whats so hard to understand about that.

Edited by Johnny Here, 25 March 2017 - 09:39 AM.


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:43 AM

The New 52 is going on six years at this point. Maybe not the best point of reference for another "DC Movies suck" rant.

 

(I mean they do suck but it's not because of they think of their image. If that other monstrosity of a thread I started says anything, it's that they don't care.)


Edited by unluckiness, 25 March 2017 - 09:45 AM.

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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:47 AM

I know New 52 Superman. But New 52 Superman, like the New 52, is dead, and it's been dead for almost a year at this point DC is now about Rebirth, and that's made it the king of the sales charts, month in, month out. Marvel's a distant speck, and would be a complete loss if it didn't have the Star Wars license to this point. Rebirth is all about a distinct change in tone and storytelling, in general atmosphere. So complaining about a DC that's obsessed with being cool, the New 52 and all that, well, umm, sorry, but that's the old DC. You've got some catching up to do.


Edited by Cat, 25 March 2017 - 09:48 AM.


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:50 AM

Actually if we count DC You as a separate imprint, it's been dead for 2-3 years now.


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:51 AM

Good point.



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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:52 AM

The New 52 is going on six years at this point. Maybe not the best point of reference for another "DC Movies suck" rant.
 
(I mean they do suck but it's not because of they think of their image)

I definitely think that has an influence on it. Even their Justice League trailer sucks. Everything about it says look how cool we are!

Someone saying Snyder is obaessed with big moments as opposed to storytelling and i can see that.

And this is coming from someone who liked Superman V Batman on first viewing. And even if its just Snyder, it still falls on DC because they allow it.

Im not in love with marvel movies lime everyone else but Captain America is boring and unbearable to me in the comics buy the movies made me love him.

DC needed to do that with Superman, whom i already loved.

Edited by Johnny Here, 25 March 2017 - 09:53 AM.


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Posted 25 March 2017 - 09:57 AM

I know New 52 Superman. But New 52 Superman, like the New 52, is dead, and it's been dead for almost a year at this point DC is now about Rebirth, and that's made it the king of the sales charts, month in, month out. Marvel's a distant speck, and would be a complete loss if it didn't have the Star Wars license to this point. Rebirth is all about a distinct change in tone and storytelling, in general atmosphere. So complaining about a DC that's obsessed with being cool, the New 52 and all that, well, umm, sorry, but that's the old DC. You've got some catching up to do.


Uh the recent superman issue where SPOILERS happen says otherwise. Yes, its the best of both worlds but it was extremely convoluted and i guess well have to see how it pans out.

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Posted 25 March 2017 - 10:23 AM

 

I know New 52 Superman. But New 52 Superman, like the New 52, is dead, and it's been dead for almost a year at this point DC is now about Rebirth, and that's made it the king of the sales charts, month in, month out. Marvel's a distant speck, and would be a complete loss if it didn't have the Star Wars license to this point. Rebirth is all about a distinct change in tone and storytelling, in general atmosphere. So complaining about a DC that's obsessed with being cool, the New 52 and all that, well, umm, sorry, but that's the old DC. You've got some catching up to do.


Uh the recent superman issue where SPOILERS happen says otherwise. Yes, its the best of both worlds but it was extremely convoluted and i guess well have to see how it pans out.

 

 

Where all the universes Supermans merged into one? Action 976?



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Posted 25 March 2017 - 11:46 AM

And actually i dont have a problem with movie Aquaman, he looks fun from the newest trailer. And i liked his 90s look better than the original one.

I just hate the reasoning for the switch back, when he looks different in the comics. Its like they felt like audiences wouldnt accept it.



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