IDW Transformers Ongoing #1 Info Thread | UPDATE: 8 pg preview

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IDW Transformers Ongoing #1 Info Thread | UPDATE: 8 pg preview

Post by Hennessy » Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:49 pm

I think this is the cover to #1

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Post by Bluecatcinema » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:28 pm

Looks good. I especially like Hot Rod's design.

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Post by inflatable dalek » Thu Jul 30, 2009 5:58 am

Good to see the return of the Pat Lee Penis Pose.

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Post by Neuronutter » Thu Jul 30, 2009 8:12 am

I see Don's detailed face phase continues. Shame.

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Post by slartibartfast » Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:55 am

:confused: - #1 of what?

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Post by Halfshell » Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:00 am

slartibartfast wrote::confused: - #1 of what?
The ongoing. Starts in November. Written by Mike Costa (writing comics since 2008, already works for IDW doing one of their GI Joe books, so marginally less qualified than Shane McCarthy), and drawn by Don "I'm not doing Transformers anymore" Figueroa.

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Post by slartibartfast » Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:48 am

I've been reading some swanky reviews of Costas' work on Starscream, and enjoyed the Hawksmoor thingie. Pretty good news all-in-all. :) - Thanky

... excellent news actually. Just the title of an ongoing series brings back a bunch of nostalgia.

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Post by Blackjack » Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:51 am

That's Don?

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It appears that he had changed his drawing style in the faces department. Hot Rod looks like a cross between his G1 face and the movieverse designs. Oh, and Hot Rod has seemingly returned to his IDW Devastation design. Joy.

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Post by AndyTurnbull » Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:32 pm

It doesn't look too bad.

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Post by Brimstone » Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:35 pm

Actually, I'm really happy to see the return of the -ation designs. I loved the redesigns IDW did originally (and really disliked the AHM return to "authentic" G1 designs...although some were definately from Universe: Classics, like Sideswipe). So, I'm hoping for more of a -ation design with this new book.
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Post by inflatable dalek » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:20 pm

slartibartfast wrote::confused: - #1 of what?
Yeah, I hadn't noticed the thread title was a bit vague, have edited it to make it clearer.

Costa Coffee is very nice so I expect great things of the ongoing.

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Post by glazios » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:23 pm

Brimstone wrote:...loved the redesigns IDW did originally (and really disliked the AHM return to "authentic" G1 designs...
I agree wholeheartedly. McCarthy's aparently-random return to G1 designs confused/annoyed the crap out of me; the TFs' alt. modes taking a timeslide was utterly pointless - 'robots who stick out like sore thumbs' indeed. The IDW redesigns give them a look which makes sense in the here and now.

Very happy to see IDW getting their act together in this respect.

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Post by Chip1123 » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:33 pm

can anyone post a link to the picture? seems to be blocked here at work.
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Post by Starfield » Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:45 pm

MovieFaces=FAIL, but I guess that is a small price to pay for the franchise being carried by a super-blockbuster motion picture.

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Post by wyze2099 » Fri Jul 31, 2009 9:00 am

Ooooh ... I like.

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Post by Cliffjumper » Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:11 pm

A Berol felt tip for inking? How innovative...

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Post by Xed51 » Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:28 pm

With Don's new drawing style Hot Rod looks "older", I tought he was rodimus prime when I saw it the first time

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Post by Red Dave Prime » Sat Aug 01, 2009 11:41 am

Really not keen on the faces in dons new style. Felt Ironhide had more then a hint of Johnny "short circuit" 5 in AHM #13. Definitely would prefer EJ or Roche on this. DF is a good artist, no question, but I feel Nick and EJ have managed to convey much more character with their drawings then just about anyone since DW took over.

I'll keep my fingers crossed that IDW is willing to take a few plot risks here and try something different. Also: less foreshadowing please.

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Post by Heinrad » Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:47 pm

Prime: "LOOK! A DUCK! SHOOT IT!!"

Hot Rod: "I dunno. Playing video games in real life doesn't sound like a good idea."

Ironhide: "Ah'm thinkin'... whut... 250 gauge shell?"

It looks good, but that's the first thing that went through my mind when I saw it......
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First look at interior art

Post by zigzagger » Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:28 pm

comicbookmovie.com has posted a single page from the ongoing.

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