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@  SG Roadbuster : (08 August 2020 - 01:53 PM)

@Nevermore yes.

@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?

@  Trpodeca : (08 August 2020 - 06:24 AM)

Oh dear God no. Twitter has changed it's default layout to the terrible new one. Why waste so much space on the left?

@  Steevy Maximus : (07 August 2020 - 08:28 PM)

@Bass X0, yeah, the Joe comic got REALLY solid in the upper 20s to the Cobra Civil War. It's interesting to see how well the Joe comic has aged relative to the cartoon. Where as I feel the opposite is true of Transformers

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 August 2020 - 03:58 PM)

Its so fun watching past TF Conventions.

@  Bass X0 : (07 August 2020 - 02:20 PM)

I've been reading classic 80s G.I. Joe lately. Its still decent even though I don't have any nostalgia towards it.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Think of it as Adam West Batman instead. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (07 August 2020 - 07:49 AM)

That sounds more like the flash, or maybe booster gold than batman.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 12:27 AM)

They would get bored fighting each other and instead decide to take an epic cross-country road trip together.

@  RichardT1977 : (06 August 2020 - 08:57 PM)

What would happen if Batman were to fight Squirrel Girl?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 09:03 PM)

Unless you count the Mask vs Lobo special, but that's less a duel and more a duet.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 08:52 PM)

My favorite crossover fight was Thor vs Shazam/Captain Marvel. Early in the fight, Thor discovers that Billy Batson needs lightning to transform, and being a god of lightning he simply denies him that.

@  Sabrblade : (04 August 2020 - 08:46 PM)

Let's see a fight between Death Battle and Super Power Beat Down

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Which Lobo later claimed was because he was paid to take a dive. Yes, really.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

And then there's the times it's been decided by a fan vote, which is how we get things like Lobo (who can go toe-to-toe with Superman at full strength) losing to Wolverine.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

And then there are the "but my favorite characater will totes win because I say so" people.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I mean, there are some people who really approach this from a somewhat reasonable standpoint, coming up with a plausible scenario and a setting that creates a fair environment that doesn't favor one character.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:46 PM)

My favorite stupid "why would they even fight each other" question recently was about three versions of Optimus Prime (G1, Bayverse and Aligned).

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:45 PM)

Batman obviously can beat everyone. Even Galactus. He's Batman. He's so smart, he'll just throw a Batarang and hit the weak spot at Galactus's forehead, knocking him out instantaneously.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2020 - 11:37 AM)

It's almost like all drama is just manufactured pissing contests to keep us all entertained and distracted. :p

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 August 2020 - 10:16 AM)

Or they could go White Ranger vs Scorpion route and have both win. ;P

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Besides, we all know the answer is nearly always "they fight to a standstill and then team up against a common enemy."

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:29 AM)

The best way to prove this is to give an example where the match is really lopsided in favor of one character but in popularity they're either evenly matched or the weaker one is more popular.

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:27 AM)

The "who would win in a fight" discussions are really just people trying to make "which one's better" into something you can theoretically measure objectively, usually in a very specific way they think they've predetermined their favorite will win.

@  Otaku : (04 August 2020 - 02:01 AM)

@Nevermore So... you're saying you didn't like DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC?

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 August 2020 - 06:59 PM)

So, what happened to Hasbro's Zoids relaunch? An English dub, some stuff in southeast Asia, and now a game coming in October? That it?

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Tidal wave, cause shooting water gets you nowhere.

@  Darth Gonzo : (03 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Who would win Tidal Wave or Broadside?

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:17 AM)

Btw Happy birthday to those people in the box to the right \o/

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:16 AM)

The bottom line is obvious. It makes no literal sense to fight someone on your faction. :/

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 06:14 AM)

That's because you're doing it wrong. You're supposed to just stack skills and ability against each other. It's not the palace of doom, it's an episode of american gladiators.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:32 AM)

The only obvious winners of such a fight would be the bad guys.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

And what does it even matter? They should work together, not stupidly fight each other for the mindless entertainment of idiot onlookers.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

Why would two good guys fight each other? What are they fighting over?

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:28 AM)

I never understood these "who would win in a fight between two good guys" discussions. They make no sense to me.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 04:17 PM)

If G1 had continued we'd have had Starscream back in spirit - through Krunk, Snapdragons partner and possibly Skullcruncher unless he was mute.

@  Bass X0 : (02 August 2020 - 12:28 PM)

There are some decent impersonators in fandubs though.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 August 2020 - 10:45 AM)

The only true Starscream voices are Steve Blum and Chris Latta, hands down.

@  Sabrblade : (02 August 2020 - 10:14 AM)

Why they didn't have Scott McNeil voicing that Starscream, when he was the one who had imitated Chris Latta when he voiced Cobra Commander in the DiC G.I. Joe cartoon, is beyond me.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Say what you will, that was an awesome scene.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 08:36 AM)

Beast Wars Starsream "I am AIR COMMANDER Starscream of the DECEPTICON BATTLEFLEET!"

@  Nevermore : (02 August 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I liked TF: Prime Starscream.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Hearing Starscream's screechy voice in Cyberverse has to be the most annoying thing ever in Transformers. Even his G1 voice wasn't as bad. :doh

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:35 PM)

KUP!

@  Sabrblade : (01 August 2020 - 04:58 PM)

Urkel!

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 August 2020 - 03:16 PM)

Steeeeeeeeve.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (01 August 2020 - 02:57 AM)

LEEEROOOOOOOOY! jhenkenz...

@  Hg Dragon : (01 August 2020 - 01:21 AM)

Candleja-

@  Sabrblade : (31 July 2020 - 11:02 PM)

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

@  Echowarrior : (31 July 2020 - 10:18 PM)

Spongebob!


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#81 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 23 July 2018 - 03:41 PM

Saw it. They really just mixed up 90's Raph with the Leo role.

I don't think I've ever seen this animation on a toon before. What's the closest that is like it? This isn't Flash animated?

Cena voices the villain, haha.

Have little respect for Splinter but that might change.

Raph is animal friendly. Taken from Nick Raph having Spike Slash?

Mikey is an artist, taken from comics.

Donnie is confident but not condescending. I should like it but I'm not totally for it yet. Weird.

Leo, I'm ok with. He's more relaxed now that he's not leader.

April. Well, I laughed when she attacked solo.

So mystic right from the start. Could be interesting.

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#82 Nutjob R/T

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Posted 24 July 2018 - 07:53 PM

... Man I am disappointed. I misread the thread title and expected George Cloony and a hospital
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#83 Noideaforaname

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Posted 28 July 2018 - 10:21 AM

This cartoon is... something. I don't hate it, but the complete lack of actual setting/world building and Splinter being a lazy old couch potato make it hard to get into.

 

Also, did they rename the turtles? Seems like it's Leon and Michel now. I mean, those could be nicknames but they usually go by nicknames anyway??



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Posted 28 July 2018 - 10:58 AM

Well, that sure seems lively, energetic, and full of action. Almost had a sort of 90s Extreme feel to it, but more metal jazz than hard rock'n'roll. Might be worth looking into for me.

Everything in the 90s was so extreme



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Posted 29 July 2018 - 09:05 AM

It's not bad but you can feel the Nick in it. The chain of jokes without a break, the snark, the kid's wishlist activities...

It's not made for me. That isn't a crime nor is the show lacking in redeeming value. But it's like a huge ball of sugar for kids to consume.

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 11:18 AM

Kinder eggs are once again doing a promotion where it's licensed toys. The boys option is TMNT though oddly rather than Rise they've opted for the previous Nick series. Per the insert it seems the choices are the Turtles, Splinter, Shredder and a Kraang. They're simple figures like most of these Kinder attempts but much better than some they've done.

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 12:48 AM

I liked it. Its a different take but the animation is sharp the humor was mostly good and the action sequences were solid.

Its a TMNT "What If" and I'm alright with that.

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 09:49 PM

I liked the first few episodes so far.

 

 

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Posted 02 August 2018 - 03:26 PM

1st episode is up on YouTube

 


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VOTE FOR SIDEWAYS:

He's on your side...except when he isn't!

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#90 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 13 August 2018 - 02:19 PM

I watched the Origami episode. I enjoyed it. Leo was acting like a leader here. Feels like they just named Raph as leader for promotional purposes? But Leo tryyyyying to play it cool is actually a lot of fun.

I totally laughed at Raph and the salami. And the tracker joke. And April.

Action is waaaay fast.

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#91 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 01 September 2018 - 10:13 PM

Reviewer I follow opened the villains and April.

Splinter's usual stick weapons has a sword. That's sorta new? And April comes with a regular then flaming bat. Maybe that's the replacement bo staff that Donnie didn't get since he kept his hi tech bo instead of getting an enchanted weapon? Is April the actual fourth mystic of the team instead of Donnie?



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   TOY DRAMA THEATER!

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#92 HellCat

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Posted 02 September 2018 - 09:50 AM

The word going around (partly because Nick had to do damage control because pre-release response was so bad) is that we should expect to see the cast slot into more familiar roles as the show goes on. So Raph is the leader now because it's the role he fell into in a domestic setting but now they're out there fighting evil the dynamic will slowly shift to reveal Leo is a better leader.

 

Which is actually a nice change from all the 'Raph is jealous and Leo is teacher's pet since they were kids'.



#93 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 02 September 2018 - 02:54 PM

I would like to see if they follow up on that evolution. But, seriously, Leo was already acting like he's in charge by the second or third ep or whichever one the Origami ep was.

The toy descriptions gives the roles the guys are one and it's kinda weird. Only Donnie is good with tech wiz.

Mikey is the wild card. Wild card?
Raphael is the muscle? They're not pushing the leader but for him.
Leo is the trickster? Trickster? Like prankster? Huh?



Love the articulation tho and the accessories. I know it's just extra plastic but skateboards, nice.

The no belts just make them feel a little naked though. If that makes sense.

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Posted 02 September 2018 - 07:00 PM

The word going around (partly because Nick had to do damage control because pre-release response was so bad) is that we should expect to see the cast slot into more familiar roles as the show goes on. So Raph is the leader now because it's the role he fell into in a domestic setting but now they're out there fighting evil the dynamic will slowly shift to reveal Leo is a better leader.
 
Which is actually a nice change from all the 'Raph is jealous and Leo is teacher's pet since they were kids'.

There's apparently hints to that already in the first few episodes so I seriously doubt its because a bunch of nerds bitched loud enough.

#95 HellCat

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Posted 03 September 2018 - 06:51 AM

Didn't mean they're doing it because fans complained. Meant they spelt it out because of that.

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Posted 21 September 2018 - 06:32 PM

I've watched all the episodes that have been aired so far and have enjoyed it so far. It's a different and fun. I'll probably buy the toys of the Turtles at some point.

 

 

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Posted 24 September 2018 - 06:19 AM

The 2012 line sold Mutagen cannisters that came with a random baby turtle toy inside. They're sculpted with mask and weapons and kinda resemble the Mirage art. I got Leo.

Since I'll never have the other 3, decided to complete the Mirage look by painting it up beyond the single green plastic it comes in. Particularly proud of the weathering on the belt and how distinct it is from the shell.
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#98 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 30 September 2018 - 07:59 PM

When are the new eps coming? I really enjoyed the few ones that I saw. Saw the weapons explanations and it had fights that I haven't seen yet. So could be a spoiler to see.



Now, I remember the first episode fight but I didn't realize that Leo's ... odachi really can make portals. I guess it works when cutting thru stuff. It's actually a teleport slice, enabling it to cut through ANYTHING.

Didn't realize Raph's tonfa has a theme too. Kinda miss the sai as a pointy weapon but tonfas are safer looking?

Mikey actually looks good with his kusari something. Dunno the point of the hyperactive skull yet.

While I'm sad that Don doesn't have a mystic weapon, he's really being true to himself. And with the tech stuff, his weapon can be a Deus ex machina.

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Posted 30 September 2018 - 08:35 PM

Alright, just saw the first episode. There's a lot to like here: the animation is awesome, the voice work is outstanding, the character interactions are fluid and passionate.

That said; I'm out. I don't like what they've done to the characters. I'm really happy that the brand has lived this long, and their confident enough in it to experiment: but this iteration just isn't for me.
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Posted 01 October 2018 - 08:20 AM

Picked up the new Raph figure. These are pretty great action figures, TBH. Especially at the price range. (Under $10)

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