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@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2017 - 01:49 PM)

Hey man, don't dongshame.

@  Benbot : (24 April 2017 - 12:32 PM)

#crotchproblems

@  Robowang : (24 April 2017 - 11:53 AM)

Menasor's problem is that his crotch is waaaaaaaaaaaaaay too high. I couldn't care less about those other issues. If your dong is a chestburster, something ain't right.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:40 AM)

Seems like all the combiners have an issue like that, the legs can never be completely straight in combined mode, the finished big bot is always looming eerily or hip-thrusting.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2017 - 11:39 AM)

I doubt having an integrated trailer would have swayed me into buying CW Motormaster. But what definitely put me off were Internet reports of awful hip ratcheting.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:36 AM)

I might also mention that ~not~ being a big truck has worked for the Internet pretty well.

@  unluckiness : (24 April 2017 - 11:32 AM)

I moaned about Motormaster because his combiner mode was awful

@  Rycochet : (24 April 2017 - 11:31 AM)

People moaned about the choices made during Combiner wars.that meant characters like Motormaster/Menasor weren't G1G1G1.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:23 AM)

He could always be a very small red truck.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2017 - 10:59 AM)

But how will you know it's Optimus Prime if he's not a big red truck?

@  Broadside : (24 April 2017 - 10:20 AM)

Personally, I'm not a fan of the extreme-accuracy trend. The character choices are kind of sure-fine-whatever, but outside of stuff like Alpha Trion that's a huge divergence from the source material, there doesn't feel like there's much imagination in the designs any more.

@  Pennpenn : (24 April 2017 - 05:03 AM)

Because you might as well start as you mean to go on?

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2017 - 04:16 AM)

It does. Preview image is Legion's penis tongue.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2017 - 04:15 AM)

Hold it. Please tell me Kiss Players doesn't have a GoBox.

@  Autobot Bubbs : (24 April 2017 - 03:10 AM)

That is epically messed up

@  Autobot Bubbs : (24 April 2017 - 03:10 AM)

GURD.... youtube just auto-played a new trailer for the Alien flick.... featuring John Denver's 'country roads' as BG music....

@  Noideaforaname : (24 April 2017 - 12:37 AM)

The Generations lineup should be decided by hitting Random Page on the wiki. "Next one is... Crankstart." 'Alright, I love the Scavengers!' "No, no, CrankSTART. The repaint of a repaint of a repaint of a Scout version of a Deluxe based on a background vehicle from the Live Action film." 'Oh'

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 11:31 PM)

After we get a couple of Pretenders. And a Titans Return Star Saber (not a difficult retool from Galvatron).

@  BlackMax : (23 April 2017 - 10:21 PM)

I really do like all the attention to the 80s toys, being from that era myself. However, I would be really happy if (let's say post Trypticon) the Generations line turns to the 2001 RiD line, Beast Wars stuff, and moves forwarda bit.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2017 - 08:19 PM)

I'm curious because I'm not an 80s kid nor have I ever held an actual 80s toy in my hands, but I'm pretty sure a mathematically significant portion of 80s kids here do have a like for cartoon accuracy.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2017 - 08:15 PM)

How much of this community favors versus not favors the current Hasbro design team's general trend of accuracy to classic 1980s toys and lack of attention to any other era of Transformers?

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 07:36 PM)

Telly, ah, got it.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 06:41 PM)

"You can do magic things!" "It's called evil, kid."

@  Foffy : (23 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

Potatoes don't have ears. That's corn.

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

little furry potatos

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 06:24 PM)

This potato's got big ears...

@  Foffy : (23 April 2017 - 06:18 PM)

The potato rebellion will be swift and brutal.

@  Waspinator : (23 April 2017 - 03:48 PM)

IT'S WATCHING US

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 03:34 PM)

yeah, at the time im posting this, theres a "2" next to it and me and fruitloop are shown to be the 2 people reading it

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 03:33 PM)

i think it just means that someone is reading the shoutbox

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 03:25 PM)

Re The Rise of Cobra: I like bad movies and action sequences involving elite ninjas, so I watched / fast-forwarded through it on Netflix a couple of years ago.

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 03:23 PM)

Can anyone tell me why the Shoutbox has a notification (a "1") when I login sometimes? I scroll through and don't see anything addressed to me. What does it mean?

@  ▲ndrusi : (23 April 2017 - 01:33 PM)

I miss the 2000s when my local stores got new toys more than once a year.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 01:09 PM)

I mean, it might be hard to not know about something before release at all, but the degree of familiarity that you described is only attainable if you intentionally seek things out.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 12:59 PM)

That's at least partially your own fault. The "in motion" part sounds like you even watched videos, which require conscious effort, unlike pictures that might be hard to even avoid.

@  Bass X0 : (23 April 2017 - 12:22 PM)

I miss the 80s where the first time I ever saw Transformers toys was on the toy shelves and hadn't already saw the toy from every angle and in motion several months beforehand. It made seeing a toy in the store something very special to me that I can't recapture now.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 12:14 PM)

I could see Generations becoming a TRU exclusive line, now that I think about it.

@  Xellos : (23 April 2017 - 12:14 PM)

Also, Generations weathered AOE, and the TLK line seems to be short as well, so I think we'll still be seeing some room for Generations.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2017 - 12:11 PM)

Titans aren't really wide-released anyway. About the only brick-and-mortar chain to reliably carry them is Toys R Us.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 12:08 PM)

Isn't Trypticon still a long way from now?

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 11:57 AM)

They wouldn't let a big-ticket item like that get cancelled.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 11:57 AM)

Counter argument: They still haven't released Trypticon.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 09:25 AM)

But yeah, not having any big-name media means it's the most likely, although the premiere series packaging might convince retailers to dedicate more shelf space, kinda like SW Black.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 09:24 AM)

I'd expect Generations to be the sacrificial lamb since they can't possibly stock RID any less.

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 09:06 AM)

I'm thinking the subline that doesn't have a movie or TV show will be the one on the cutting board.

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 09:05 AM)

Back to TF toys: the question is whether or not retailers will be willing to commit the peg/shelf space for three sublines. And which one will be sidelined if space is at a premium.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 06:28 AM)

No idea.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2017 - 03:40 AM)

Sometimes the Shoutbox takes a little longer to catch up to a new avatar.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 03:00 AM)

In the Shoutbox I'm seeing the pink thing instead of that guy with the weird eyes.

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 02:59 AM)

looks the same to me. maybe it looks different cause its smaller?


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#1 Gridlock

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:48 PM

Found on IDW board: IDW Publishing Forums :: View topic - IDW solicitations for July

IDW Publishing July 2012 Solicitations

Transformers: Regeneration One #81
Simon Furman (w) ? Andrew Wildman & Stephen Baskerville (a) ? Wildman, Guido Guidi ©
The TRANSFORMERS comic that began it all?is back. With a vengeance! 21 years have passed since CYBERTRON was restored to its former glory, and finally there is peace. But, after millions of years of bitter civil war, can all ever truly be one? In a conflict this primal, this epic and far-reaching? There are always ?Loose Ends?!


Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing #7
James Roberts (w) ? Alex Milne (a) ? Milne, Nick Roche ©
DECEPTICON MONTH! The war?s over ? but no-one told the DECEPTICON Justice Division! Meet the five deadliest DECEPTICONS in the galaxy. Their sole purpose: to hunt down and kill anyone who has ever disobeyed MEGATRON. Who?s their next target?



Transformers: Robots in Disguise Ongoing #7
John Barber (w) ? Brendan Cahill (a) ? Andrew Griffith, Casey Coller ©
DECEPTICON MONTH! Fan-favorite character TURMOIL returns from the dead?but what does he want on CYBERTRON? The AUTOBOTS don?t want another DECEPTICON on their planet and the DECEPTICONS don?t want things to get any worse? but what Wheeljack discovers about the DECEPTICON warlord will change everything!


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:09 PM


Wow the MtMtE solicit and cover almost gives me the shivers. That sounds amazing. And it features the full return of real Cons to the book.

That RG1 cover is pretty awesome too. Best piece by Wildman I've seen on this series yet. VERY excited.icon-hotrod.gif


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#3 Dr Syn

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:25 PM

This makes happy in my pants.
Legends class figure when? REAL SOON!!

#4 Chris McFeely

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:33 PM

Grey helmet. icon-screamer.gif

Also, no, I'm sorry, Turmoil has at no point ever been anything resembling a fan-favourite character. He's that murky guy who sort of appeared in that one issue.

#5 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:37 PM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Apr 13 2012, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Grey helmet. icon-screamer.gif

Also, no, I'm sorry, Turmoil has at no point ever been anything resembling a fan-favourite character. He's that murky guy who sort of appeared in that one issue.


They said they would do "corrected colors" in modern scenes but keep old style Marvel colors in flashbacks. It makes a sort of sense. Though I don't see why keeping Marvel colors throughout wouldn't have been easier/better.

Oh, and Turmoil was in TWO issues! So... Yeah, still not really a favorite.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:43 PM

Hooray for the return of "yelling at the reader" covers.
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#7 Chris McFeely

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:46 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Apr 14 2012, 01:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oh, and Turmoil was in TWO issues!


I think if you added those two issues together and squinted, you could make out about one issue's worth of artwork. Murkity murk murk.

#8 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:03 PM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Apr 13 2012, 08:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Apr 14 2012, 01:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oh, and Turmoil was in TWO issues!


I think if you added those two issues together and squinted, you could make out about one issue's worth of artwork. Murkity murk murk.


Remember when each TF had a special super power? (Yes, ok that was pretty much just 1984. But remember it?) Maybe Turmoil's power is Murk. That'd be pretty cool. He could be like the anti-Rainbow Bright, creating a field of murkity dark confusion to turn the battlefield to his advantage!


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:19 PM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Apr 13 2012, 07:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Also, no, I'm sorry, Turmoil has at no point ever been anything resembling a fan-favourite character.


He seems to be FF on IDW forum... Like a lot of other characters/people. icon-waspy.gif

#10 Walky

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:11 PM

QUOTE(Chris McFeely @ Apr 13 2012, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Grey helmet. icon-screamer.gif



AND red eyes AND grey midsection!

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

#11 Ursa Magnus

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:56 PM

Now forgive me because I've been waiting for the trade on this series, but has Wheeljack in RiD always co-opted Prime 'Jack's bodyform? icon-depth.gif

#12 Dr Syn

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:29 PM

You never know, THIS might be the issue that makes us Hunger for a Turmoil CHUG figure...
Legends class figure when? REAL SOON!!

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:37 PM

I'm all for advertising hyperbole but referring to Turmoil as a "fan-favorite character" is pretty much outright lying.

Hell referring to Turmoil as "a character the fans may be aware exists" is kinda stretching.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:40 PM

QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Apr 13 2012, 10:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Now forgive me because I've been waiting for the trade on this series, but has Wheeljack in RiD always co-opted Prime 'Jack's bodyform? icon-depth.gif


That's not what Prime Wheeljack looks like.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:45 PM

QUOTE(MrBlud @ Apr 13 2012, 11:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm all for advertising hyperbole but referring to Turmoil as a "fan-favorite character" is pretty much outright lying.

Hell referring to Turmoil as "a character the fans may be aware exists" is kinda stretching.


Depends on what forums you read. For example, if you mostly read the IDW forums, then Turmoil IS a fan-favorite character. Let's not be all TFW2005 here and assume that the entirety of the fanbase is right here and the folks who aren't here agree with us. There's a spectrum of opinions across the Internet with some localized puddlings of beliefs.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:30 AM

His appearances were in issues that (I doubt) sold over a few thousand copies.

I mean, in all honesty, the largest segment of "The Fandom" are the people who watched the movies and maybe have seen a few episodes of Prime. They probably don't even know who DRIFT is to say nothing of his one time Commander who showed up for like fifteen panels across two comics.

It would be just as disingenuous to call Sky Garry the "fan favorite Autobot commander" or Paddles "the fan favorite Dinobot" even if you could find fifteen fans who agreed with it; that statement is far from definitive on a fandom-wide scale.

On the other hand...it's just a comic book, I should really just relax. icon-hotrod.gif

Edited by MrBlud, 14 April 2012 - 01:32 AM.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:49 AM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Apr 14 2012, 12:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Apr 13 2012, 10:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Now forgive me because I've been waiting for the trade on this series, but has Wheeljack in RiD always co-opted Prime 'Jack's bodyform? icon-depth.gif


That's not what Prime Wheeljack looks like.


Well, I've seen him on the show AND have him sitting on my shelf, so to my eye he bears a resemblance. I'm aware he's not an exact copy, but he looks more than a little similar.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:56 AM

QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Apr 14 2012, 09:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Apr 14 2012, 12:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Apr 13 2012, 10:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Now forgive me because I've been waiting for the trade on this series, but has Wheeljack in RiD always co-opted Prime 'Jack's bodyform? icon-depth.gif


That's not what Prime Wheeljack looks like.


Well, I've seen him on the show AND have him sitting on my shelf, so to my eye he bears a resemblance. I'm aware he's not an exact copy, but he looks more than a little similar.


He's definitely cribbing some design elements from Prime. The RID comic in general seems to draw from current or possible near-future toys, and that's a good thing.

Edited by Chip, 14 April 2012 - 08:57 AM.


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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:26 PM

What exactly are the criteria for someone to be a fan favorite? Like over on the IDW boards, there's about three people excited about Turmoil and he's barely been mentioned since the Drift miniseries when he last appeared. He doesn't get a tenth of the attention guys like Overlord do.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:29 PM

Its just a selling tactic, thats all.

Its not true but its really nothing to complain seriously about.

Just because you can't win doesn't mean you stop working.