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@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 06:16 PM)

Which crisis crossover are we on now? I lost track.

@  Rycochet : (09 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

Much of the past decade has been the part of the comic series where less than stellar authors have driven the series into the ground and the editors are getting ready to either do a big multi issue crossover, leading to a reboot.

@  Bass X0 : (09 August 2020 - 02:28 PM)

At this point I've just decided to consider 2020 "not canon."

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 02:18 PM)

'member Pepperidge Farm?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 August 2020 - 02:10 PM)

Before the 'member berries there was Pepperidge farm. Pepperidge farm remembers.

@  OverDrive73 : (09 August 2020 - 12:21 PM)

>>>Shameless Plug<<< FYI. posted the last part of Quest for Tires in Allspark Pictures

@  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!


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#21 Spark

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:40 AM

I doubt Hasbro would look particularly kindly on it, either, actually.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:42 AM

I think that if this is MAGA and its intention is what it seems to be. Then that is terrible

But i want to her an official statement on this. Hasbro can’t not explain themselves.

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:42 AM

I think Hasbro has to know about it first.  Anyone poked their Twitter with it?


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#24 Chip

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:46 AM

Hasbro has to run any words on a toy through a copyright search.

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:52 AM

Hasbro has to run any words on a toy through a copyright search.

Yeah, I doubt anyone in legal ran a search against some barely-readable script that's a made up language created by a fiction writer expanding on some scribbles seen in a cartoon from 1985.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:53 AM

A department has to, but I don't underestimate Hasbro's ability for one hand not to know what the other(s) are doing. 

 

I don't want to think this is Hasbro's general stance is what I'm saying, and I don't have enough evidence to say it is yet.


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#27 Chip

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:54 AM

It's possible that they're using the Cybertronix now to get around the legal searches (which are expensive), but we hadn't heard that.

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:56 AM

Best case scenario:  It's some designer's nickname or pet name for their daughter or something and now Hasbro will never let designers slip little homages into their toys ever again.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:03 AM

Did a little fiddling with the raw font. With some work I can get close to what's going on with the manufacturing process. I can't say definitively 100% but it's a LOT closer to MAGA than to VAGA or YAGA, and nothing else even comes close. 

 

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:07 AM

Ugh.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:11 AM

Well, I've asked on twitter to try and find out if there was an intended meaning other than the unfortunately obvious. Hopefully they'll reply.

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:14 AM

Politics have no place in toys.

 

I'm holding you to that if someone sneaks 'antifa' onto a future toy.


Edited by Sprocket, 17 November 2017 - 10:14 AM.

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:15 AM

 

Politics have no place in toys.

 

I'm holding you to that if someone sneaks 'antifa' onto a future toy.

 

I'm pretty universal on that, thanks very much.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:16 AM

Yyyeah, that looks pretty damning.

I don't at all agree with the notion of "it's tiny and you can barely read it, so who cares". Honestly, the fact that it's that tiny makes it worse, if anything, because it suggests a conscious effort on the part of the perpetrator to sneak it under the radar, knowing full well that it's an unacceptable thing to put on a toy.

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:16 AM

Well, I've asked on twitter to try and find out if there was an intended meaning other than the unfortunately obvious. Hopefully they'll reply.

I assume someone is now feverishly searching the Wiki for any other usage of "Maga" in Transformers history.  But there isn't.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:20 AM

Well, I've asked on twitter to try and find out if there was an intended meaning other than the unfortunately obvious.Hopefully they'll reply.


Checking their account, doesn't look they ever really reply to people on there.

Better bet is probably their customer service contact page, which I saw somebody linking:

https://hasbro-new.c...elp.com/app/ask

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:22 AM

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:46 AM

 

Politics have no place in toys.

 

I'm holding you to that if someone sneaks 'antifa' onto a future toy.

 

 

:rolleyes

 

Nothing exists in a vacuum, but I have to echo Chip's feelings on this. I wouldn't say politics have no place in toys, because so many children's stories are about heroes fighting back against facism and racism etc etc. 

However, this kind of white supremacy has no place in toys. 

Before anybody else decides to partake in this line of discussion, watch out for the forum police: 



(Edited to fix the accidental doxxing of a forum member — apologies, I had no idea who Sprocket was referring to.)


Edited by Copper Bezel, 17 November 2017 - 03:31 PM.
Ha, sorry, you fixed it first. =]


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:57 AM

Now I have a scenario running through my head where Hasbro is made aware of the MAGA reference on Jazz, changes it, and then "MAGA Jazz" becomes a rare variant selling for hundreds of dollars...



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Posted 17 November 2017 - 11:02 AM

Now I have a scenario running through my head where Hasbro is made aware of the MAGA reference on Jazz, changes it, and then "MAGA Jazz" becomes a rare variant selling for hundreds of dollars...


Maga Jazz gets written up on the wiki. Then the next time Hasbro needs to trademark the name someone sees it and instead of Autobot Jazz™ we get Maga Jazz™.

Edited by Jim S, 17 November 2017 - 11:02 AM.




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