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@  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!

@  TheMightyMol... : (31 July 2020 - 05:13 PM)

KHAAAAAAAN

@  PlutoniumBoss : (31 July 2020 - 03:04 PM)

Bueller? Bueller?

@  Jet : (31 July 2020 - 11:31 AM)

DONKEY!


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#21 Magnusblitz

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 01:45 AM

I definitely would've gotten Red Swoop over Blue Swoop just for cohesive combiner color purposes, but too late.



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 03:12 AM

I know there's no mention on the site but I wonder if these will come with Prime Masters.

 

Edit: Wait never mind, the Throne of Primes Primal PMs are exclusive to the set, so if anything it'd be clear versions of two shelf warmers.


Edited by Fenix Twilight, 07 November 2018 - 03:14 AM.


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Posted 07 November 2018 - 03:18 AM

If Red Swoop had gotten an original new name or character I'd be sold in an instant. As just a toy-based recollor... eh, maybe... if the look speaks to me.

-ZacWilliam, I might sell it to myself if I imagine Swoop was once a two-headed robo-pterosaur like movie Strafe and then was accidentally split by some weird McGuffin of the week Superman-style into Red Swoop and Blue Swoop... that would do it. I really need some fictional effort on Hasbros part to sell my things like this.

Heck, if it's toy based Swoop then you can still pretend he's a two headed robo-pterosaur.

 

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 04:37 AM

Roop!

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 04:42 AM

Welp, hopefully these will be as plentiful as the Amazon exclusives because I need that Ricochet for Elita-1nfinite.

 

As for Red Swoop? Maybe pre-mutation Ravenus? But then again current Swoop is already in Ravenus colors so maybe this is Swoop and regular PotP Swoop is Ravenus?


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Posted 07 November 2018 - 05:09 AM

Sweet. Now Elita and Inferno don't have to share limbs.

Elita, Firestar, Moonracer, Jazz and Ricochet

Inferno, Alpha Bravo, Rook, Wreck-Gar, and one of the Swoops.

Now just give me four more Decepticon limbs so Starscream and Cyclonus don't have to share.

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#27 NightViper

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 05:36 AM

So. Uhm. Can I hope that the Diver/Waverider shell comes out through similar means?

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 05:47 AM

So. Uhm. Can I hope that the Diver/Waverider shell comes out through similar means?


PLEASE!

-ZacWilliam, Ravenus makes sense for a Swoop rename, and Divebomb might be a fun option. It's not one hundred percent applicable but I'd also love "Ravenspar" to get reused.
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Posted 07 November 2018 - 06:41 AM

A TFW2005 user brought up a tantalizing if unlikely idea: perhaps one day in a similar fashion Hasbro could end up releasing the Ironfist version of the Combiner Wars Rook mold.

Y'know for that matter, the unreleased Hoist, Demolishor, and Landfill toolings would also be nice.

Were there any sketches or pictures of these? I've seen the Demolishor one but I've never seen the toolings for Ironfist, Hoist and Landfill.

Hoist I KIND of know from the SG story but I don't know if it was a funpub head or an actual tooling.


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Posted 07 November 2018 - 06:49 AM

A TFW2005 user brought up a tantalizing if unlikely idea: perhaps one day in a similar fashion Hasbro could end up releasing the Ironfist version of the Combiner Wars Rook mold.

Y'know for that matter, the unreleased Hoist, Demolishor, and Landfill toolings would also be nice.

Were there any sketches or pictures of these? I've seen the Demolishor one but I've never seen the toolings for Ironfist, Hoist and Landfill.

Hoist I KIND of know from the SG story but I don't know if it was a funpub head or an actual tooling.


We've never seen photos or anything of them, no, we just have the testimony of people who learned about them while working with Fun Pub (and the SG comic art in the case of Rook's Brawl/Ironfistclad head and Trailbreaker's Hoist head). They're all reportedly built-in pretools.

Edited by Jalaguy, 07 November 2018 - 07:09 AM.


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Posted 07 November 2018 - 07:01 AM

Ironclad...right?



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 07:02 AM

Okay, Elita-∞ gets her proper last limb and I can put SG Starscream back with his friends, and I guess I have a spare blue Swoop now?



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 07:21 AM

Unlike his fellow Dinobots, Red Swoop does not find revelry in destruction or fighting. In fact he disdains those things and often only follows his brethren so that he can attempt to undo their chaos. Swooping over the red flames left in their wake, he unleashes his water tanks to douse the blaze. He then finds nearby lakes or other bodies of water to refill with a giant gulp of his beak-like mouth.

Red Swoop finds more suitable companionship with Inferno and his troop of rescuers, and has adopted the red from their color scheme as part of his own. While Grimlock japes and derides by saying it makes him look even more like a Dinobot, Red Swoop denies the assertion.

Acknowledging Red Swoop's dedication, Inferno on occasion invites him to form the position of left arm when the rescuers form their combined mode.


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Posted 07 November 2018 - 07:41 AM

I do like the idea of a black/white/gold Jazz mold if that's what Ricochet is, as it would fit with my Starscream team (which at the moment is SG/Gold Starscreams for arms, 'Smokeout' Jazz as a leg, and I'm looking for another).  Having the arms and legs of a combiner semi-match would be a new one for me. 



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 07:51 AM

A black, white, and red label sheet from Toyhax will make a Stepper even more tempting.

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 08:19 AM

I'm still wanting my Monster Pretenders / Dinoforce retools.

 

I would be extremely excited about Red Swoop were I going to buy a Swoop.

 

(Volcanicus, Randy, unless your Infernocus is extremely misshapen.)

 

Nah, I meant Infernocus.  As much as I don't want to give one of them a Dinobot limb, now that there is an extra I will likely put one with them.


 

 

A TFW2005 user brought up a tantalizing if unlikely idea: perhaps one day in a similar fashion Hasbro could end up releasing the Ironfist version of the Combiner Wars Rook mold.

Y'know for that matter, the unreleased Hoist, Demolishor, and Landfill toolings would also be nice.

Were there any sketches or pictures of these? I've seen the Demolishor one but I've never seen the toolings for Ironfist, Hoist and Landfill.

Hoist I KIND of know from the SG story but I don't know if it was a funpub head or an actual tooling.

 


We've never seen photos or anything of them, no, we just have the testimony of people who learned about them while working with Fun Pub (and the SG comic art in the case of Rook's Brawl/Ironfistclad head and Trailbreaker's Hoist head). They're all reportedly built-in pretools.

 

 

I think the closest shown was this:

 

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 08:52 AM

Can't wait to evaluate the Boldness of Ricocheeet ('s barbeque sauce). Shame that there'll be no Targetmaster, though. Isn't "Targetmaster Jazz" literally Ricocheeet's only noteworthy trait?



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 08:56 AM

That, and having a four-figure asking price before he was reissued and a single-digit one after.



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Posted 07 November 2018 - 09:27 AM

Y'all are forgetting his drop-dead gorgeous "black, gold, and white w/ flames" deco.


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Posted 07 November 2018 - 10:20 AM

I love Ricochet and am glad to be getting him. (That was going to be a pretty involved custom).

 

But I JUST made a red Swoop (from the KO, sure, but...)



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