Lost Light #11

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Lost Light #11

Post by Summerhayes » Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:47 am

Another one of them comicbooks came out about the robots and I came here for my monthly lurk to see what you lot had to say, but apparently the answer is nowt.
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Overall, I'm liking the story here and the tension that comes with everything Getaway does now that he has power.
That said, there were some reallyon-the-nose panels here."Fake news" indeed!? I want to post a couple of them on facebook just to see some classic Cliffy reactions.
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Post by Skyquake87 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:25 pm

...that's because I haven't picked up a copy yet. And am being good and avoiding the spoiler box so it's a surprise for later.

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Post by Summerhayes » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:30 pm

I'm not used to being first, normally all the digital boys and girls have read it before my local comicbook shop even opens.
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Post by inflatable dalek » Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:14 pm

Oh I liked that. I liked that a lot. And it's nice we can get shameless political stuff, especially after the G.I. Joe writer was Officially Not Sacked For Having A Political Opinion On Twitter (an at best really badly expressed opinion to be sure, but how that entire thing was handled makes everyone involved look a tit).

I think it helps that the analogy is an underlying key part of the story, it's not like the old Joe comics where characters would just stop in the middle of the action to give us Hama's thoughts on countries America was at ar with up to 40 years earlier).

And it's just a really, dark sinister issue. Getaway was already in the deep end, but seeing how his own insecurities and bitterness pushes him further and further along and how after being a master manipulator for so long he's met his match in Froid adds all sort of tension to the issue. Even Atomizer was squirming at the end.

And after a rocky road getting there, it felt like Jack Lawrence has hit his groove on the art, all solid strong stuff and the reused Milne pages didn't stand out as starkly as they would have in, say, issue 7 with its Inks of Death.

Only two negatives: First, Getaway cheerfully explaining how he used to nudge gun during the issue 50 talk with Rodimus infront of everyone was incredibly, incredibly stupid of him and strangely tactless now we know none of them bar Atomizer was in on the full plan. He's actually damn lucky they didn't turn on him there and then.

Second, as per my long standing worry, it does feel like it's going to be a bit too easy for the two crews to reconcile. They were all lied to, mislead and are now as much victims of Getaway as Rodimus and company.

But this really was the series at its best, assuming it keeps up the pace this three parter is going to be a belter.
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Post by Skyquake87 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:17 pm

Yes, a jolly good entry with only the Nudge Gun announcement being a bit daft as you say, but perhaps in-keeping with Getaway's showing off at that time. He's so charmingly awful. I love him. This is how I wish Starscream was written. And yes, I loved the look on Atomizer's face when he realised just how far Getaway was going. Loved the bit with the 'undecideds' being fed to Sunder and that you could see Getaway thinking that through and doing the maths. Great stuff. Top job by EVERYONE.

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Post by Summerhayes » Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:16 pm

Skyquake87 wrote:Great stuff. Top job by EVERYONE.
This is wonderful positivity :lol:
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Post by Auntie Slag » Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:51 pm

He's psychosomatic (that boy needs therapy)!

Wow, he's gone too far, but I love him shooting Thunderclash repeatedly in the head and calling him a glorified trophy cabinet! I can still see Getaway's side from a wonky point of view. Megatron has killed almost everyone these people know, loved, fought beside.

If Skids is Bond, then Getaway's a pretty awesome Alec Trevelyan.

And he hates Megatron so much (re: the panel where he shouts the order to get Megatron off screen). I get the feeling that before Getaway receives his just desserts we're going to find out something infinitely tragic from his past that'll make us see why he's so driven to get rid of Megatron, more than anyone else is on the Lost Light.

A really fantastic issue, this. Proper MTMTE. And stupidly it took me until the second read to smile at 'Boaty McBoatface' :D
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