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@  Telly : (19 January 2020 - 11:35 PM)

just be happy your walmart even stocks voyagers. mine doesnt

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 January 2020 - 08:53 PM)

Figures that Walmart finally restocks Studio Voyagers...with Wave ONE

@  ThunderWear : (19 January 2020 - 09:27 AM)

I snagged Rainmakers for half off.  They make me want jolly ranchers.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 04:21 PM)

I was using my account on another comptuer, and oddly it seemed to default to $US rather than converting it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 January 2020 - 02:02 PM)

You should be able to set eBay to display in your local currency, although personally I like to know the actual currency the item is listed in so I know if I need to account for forex fees or not

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:34 AM)

I'd also like to take the opportunity to say I despise Ebay for showing the list prices in US money.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:23 AM)

Well there is an overpriced limited edition, but I don't want to pay that much money for it.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:21 AM)

Well great. The one Usagi Yojimbo volume I don't have and it's out of stock.

@  Rycochet : (17 January 2020 - 06:15 PM)

I both love and hate that the Alien franchise seems to have had more luck finding a niche as a line of children's toys than it has at producing worthwhile films.

@  Donocropolis : (17 January 2020 - 06:35 AM)

I've seen them on the shelves at Walmart. They're pretty great looking retro Aliens toys. https://www.walmart....-Vary/934039489

@  fourteenwings : (17 January 2020 - 01:11 AM)

IIRC somebody on here mentioned an unbranded Alien toy a couple of weeks ago? It seems like it was actually part of a collection for the Alien movie series by Lanard. Mattel's making some stuff too.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 January 2020 - 03:12 PM)

Is it really a worse name than say, HMS Spanker?

@  Maximus Ambus : (16 January 2020 - 02:36 PM)

'Boaty McBoatface' was a actual thing?! Wow.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (14 January 2020 - 02:00 PM)

Might be worth bringing back this thread.

@  ThunderWear : (14 January 2020 - 01:53 PM)

Of course I had the idea to download all the pdfs like a week too late. Anyone got an archive?

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 January 2020 - 12:48 PM)

The Collector Club is dead. Seems like it all came down shortly after New Year

@  ThunderWear : (13 January 2020 - 11:06 PM)

I can't get to the collector club website. anyone else? I was literally going to download all the fiction to finish reading.

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 January 2020 - 04:50 AM)

News today is all 'there's a CHANCE it would snow in July' and 'dogs COULD bite back'.

@  Benbot : (12 January 2020 - 10:05 PM)

Holy crap, do many people get hurt by them?

@  wonko the sane? : (12 January 2020 - 02:11 PM)

Even in fallout, they never carpet bombed with nukes.

@  Maximus Ambus : (12 January 2020 - 12:43 PM)

I hope the stockpiled nuclear weapons of the US and Russia are accounted for then.

@  Nevermore : (12 January 2020 - 12:22 PM)

Geez. 1760 (!) bombs from World War II that had not detonated and were still armed have been found. That's only the numbers for the federal state of Germany I live in, and only for the first three quarters of 2019. For all of 2018, the total number was 2811 (!!) bombs.

@  CVReynolds : (11 January 2020 - 11:05 PM)

I've been wanting a Tarantulas that turns into a more realistic tarantula for a long time. Maybe Takara will someday do a Masterpiece, which would be neat. But I really want to see a modernized look like in the IDW comics.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 January 2020 - 09:43 PM)

We need more Waspinators.. and rattraps.

@  Ashley : (11 January 2020 - 07:09 PM)

I'm on board with that

@  Dekafox : (11 January 2020 - 06:17 PM)

What I'm hearing is we need Cyberverse Waspinator

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 January 2020 - 01:27 AM)

He's appeared across more branding changes than Waspinator, so maybe it's more the other way around.

@  Ashley : (10 January 2020 - 12:01 AM)

is C3PO the Waspinator of Star Wars? he'll live forever, because it's funny for him to suffer

@  Sabrblade : (09 January 2020 - 11:52 PM)

He's still waiting for them to be funny.

@  ▲ndrusi : (09 January 2020 - 10:35 PM)

Why?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 04:02 PM)

I've been watching South Park, Family Guy and The Simpsons with a straight face for a decade now.

@  wonko the sane? : (09 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

If that's what it takes to get you to take the medication, sure.

@  Bass X0 : (09 January 2020 - 01:52 PM)

If I go crazy, will you still call me Superman?

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 11:37 AM)

I mean, it is easier to protect HDDs, and you can retransfer the data over and over forever?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 January 2020 - 10:45 AM)

Not in this comparison. He's making his own files, so they're (presumably) not restricted by DRM, so he can copy them as many times as he wants. It's potentially more reliable in the long term than hoping the specific copies you originally bought never accrue any damage for the rest of your life.

@  Echowarrior : (09 January 2020 - 10:44 AM)

I prefer physical copies too. Easier to protect something physical and tangible.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 09:55 AM)

I prefer having physical copies.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (09 January 2020 - 08:56 AM)

I have plenty of physical media I turn into digital media for my plex server. Just finished ripping Ultra Seven

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Isn't the general consensus that we're supposed to be over physical media anyways?

@  Paladin : (09 January 2020 - 08:17 AM)

i still don't own a Blu-Ray player.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 January 2020 - 07:35 AM)

My current TV works just fine. I don't see a need to upgrade. And by the time I do, the Next Big Thing will probably be out anyway.

@  Benbot : (09 January 2020 - 03:58 AM)

Me neither. I'm no rebel, though. I'm just poor.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 03:38 AM)

I haven't gone 4K yet, I'm a rebel.

@  Ashley : (07 January 2020 - 11:50 PM)

the comic theme is amazing

@  Bass X0 : (07 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

Sounds like Victor Caroli but I’m not sure.

@  Bass X0 : (07 January 2020 - 02:35 PM)

Should I recognise the narrator of the Mutant Hunt trailer?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 January 2020 - 04:30 AM)

I got me Titans Return Blaster, now watch them unveil Earthrise Blaster and Generations Perceptor, a retool of Titans Blaster.

@  ThunderWear : (06 January 2020 - 10:22 PM)

I recently switched to to the comic theme here at the Allspark and I'm so happy I just want to look at it.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (06 January 2020 - 08:12 AM)

Can you not take so many lines to say anything?

@  fourteenwings : (06 January 2020 - 07:47 AM)

Iunno, maybe people having unique pronunciations of things re:how they understand language makes the world a more colourful place, rather than one where we correct every seemingly grievous error?


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#141 Maruten

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 05:03 PM

As I'd hoped, I enjoyed #3 a lot more than the first two. Given that we know Tangle's coming in #4 I think that will be another case of Some Actual Story, a bit more substance than #1 and #2, and hopefully from the second arc on (if you can even call the opening issues an arc!) they'll be doing good stuff. So it has been a low-key launch to a slightly concerning degree, but I still find myself able to cross my fingers for the future. 


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#142 Johnny Here

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Posted 21 April 2018 - 11:21 AM

This is pretty subpar.

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Posted 21 April 2018 - 05:12 PM

I enjoyed Issue #3. Those skunks were pretty decent and have a lot of potential.

 

 

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 03:16 AM

Well I feel they saved the best introductory comic for last. I really like Tangle. Her power is not what I was expecting but it's unique to her in the Sonic series.. And she's got a good attitude. Blaze is Blaze I guess. I'm guessing she had no role in Forces due to how Sonic was telling her about recent events. But I found this issue the most fun and might have to check out a few more at least to see where they take on Eggman.


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Posted 25 April 2018 - 06:50 AM

Yeah, this was fun. Still nothing earth-shattering, but enjoyable enough. I liked the art a lot too, it had a little more character to it than I expect from a book like this.

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 02:30 PM

In the continued awesomeness of Arby's social media team.

 

 

 

We're ready to get tangled up

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 04:25 PM

First of all, kudos to this issue for having the best action of any of the intro issues.  Tangle's stretchy tail and Blaze's fire powers make for some splashy action sequences.  This is probably the first issue I would call "good"...even if it still doesn't DO a whole lot plot-wise.

 

I do have one BIG problem for something the issue DIDN'T do, though...

 

Spoilers, because I'mma gunna rant...it's mostly going to be negative....

Spoiler

 

On the other hand...I guess the book is selling.  Issue 1's going into a third printing and 2 and 3 are getting second prints.  People are buying this book.

https://www.bleeding...iple-printings/

 

Frankly, I'm more interested to see how Issues 5-8 sell, since they aren't getting a special event, and people will have to wait between issues.  Maybe all those sales will dry up...or maybe I'm just being a fuddy duddy, I dunno.

 

On a more positive note...who are everyone's favorite background extras in the comics so far?  Personally, I like Long-Hared Light-Pink Cat Girl from 3 the best, followed by Short-Haired Dark-Pink Cat Girl from 3, then White Sheep Girl and White-and-blue Puppy Kid from 2.  That's one more positive, I guess, some of the Background Ponies Extras have fun little moments behind the main action, and even little bits of character shine through.


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#148 Maruten

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Posted 25 April 2018 - 05:21 PM

I guess it's a matter of perspective, but as a long-time comics reader I'm accustomed to threads such as Who's The Secret Villain lasting months or years. At this point we've only been waiting three weeks, so it will be quite a while before I run out of patience on that front. 

 

Great point re: the extras though. There have been a stack of cool designs in the background characters.


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Posted 25 April 2018 - 05:31 PM

Again, just me being negative, feel free to skip.  Also, spoilers for random Marvel/DC comics stories.

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And just to keep things fun...

 

For the girls from issue 3, I dub thee...

 

Rose.  The sarcastic and sassy tomboy.  Named so because she is more red than...

 

Thorn.  The sweet and soft-spoken lady. Named so because irony.  

 

These two are almost always together and are BEST FRIENDS (and/or possibly sisters/twins).

 

 

 

For the girls from issue 2, I dub thee...

 

Mindy.  The motherly worrywart.  A little high-strung, but responsible and dependable when the chips are down.  Named so because Animaniacs references.

 

Buttons.  The curious adventurer.  Sometimes gets into trouble, but always bounces back and never lets things get her down for too long.  Named so because of the button-like thing on her head.

 

Mindy is always looking after Buttons (and maybe the other kids in town) and TRYING to keep her out of trouble (based on them sharing all of 1 panel together  :p )

 

 

 

 

EDIT: I guess these guys already have names!  Some even popped up in Archie comics!  A lot of the background extras in 3 are based on the artist's fan characters.

 

Jade the Cat, Crystal the Cat, Lanolin, and Meringue.

 

http://sonic.wikia.c...edgehog_Issue_2

http://sonic.wikia.c...edgehog_Issue_3

 

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#150 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 06:47 PM

Read 1-4. I'm going to assume Ian Flynn was mandated to keep everything super simple.

Rough and Tumble are ok but not super flashy, colors wise. Tumble has that trick tho.

The art in 4 is rather messy wild at first but whoa, Tangle comes out pretty awesome! Design is kinda busy but great gimmick! If she was a game character, I can't figure how they would do her tail mechanic.

So that's four artists. Will Tracy be the regular one? They're all really good. I'm thinking the new ones are being extra flashy since it's their debut? (If it is)

Yay for Ian Flynn pulling it off! Hope everybody gets a higher pay!

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Posted 30 May 2018 - 02:56 AM

I liked issue 5. Always cool to get some Chaotix. And there's actual plot happening and stuff.

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#152 Confuzor

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 03:48 PM

Yeah I was starting to feel a little too repetitive, glad to see the plot is moving along now.

But the question is
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Posted 25 July 2018 - 07:59 PM

Well, That's Who That Guy Is, I Guess. I'm too new to be sure of how we should feel about that reveal. Does it work? Is it stupid?

Enjoyed the issue though. Nice to have Tails, Amy and Knuckles all present.

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Posted 26 July 2018 - 08:21 PM

The latest issue DID have some REALLY nice artwork.  And, hey, they didn't take 12 issues to actually reveal the main villain like I feared.

 

Spoilers about the villain reveal below:

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Posted 27 July 2018 - 07:35 AM

Where did the skirt come from anyhow?

I'm liking this but it seems to be going pretty slow. I'm used to Flynn keeping things dense. There's so much he could cram into the issues but he's not doing it.

Still, love the philosophy stuff with Shadow and redemption reasoning from the other issue.

Now, who's this new mystery hero?

Also, Flynn must have written these months in advance. Since Mania Plus came out with Mighty and Ray, how long until he can fit them in the story?

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Posted 27 July 2018 - 11:42 AM

I...don't think he CAN use Mighty and Ray in the comic, since they're "Classic" Sonic characters and this is a "Modern" Sonic book.  We'll see, and I could always be wrong or things could change, I guess, but...I wouldn't get your hopes up.



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Posted 27 July 2018 - 12:34 PM

They are game characters so there isnt any reason they cant be used. If anything their inclusion in Mania Plus might promote them to higher status in modern gaming.

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Posted 27 July 2018 - 03:04 PM

Ahem.

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Posted 27 July 2018 - 10:23 PM

Cream and Omega were off limits for tail end Archie?!

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Posted 28 July 2018 - 02:20 AM

All Im getting from that is there isnt any immediate plans. Not that they cant use them.

Though why Cream and Omega where off limits at Archies end is a weird thing. Though why anyone would care about Cream disappearing I have no idea. And Omega I just think didnt fit in with Eggmans current bot design in recent years and would have looked out of place in the end of Archie issues.

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