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All Hail Megatron #3 five-page preview

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Post by inflatable dalek » Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:37 am

Those propaganda covers really are lovely aren't they?

Am I being a bit dense of thinking "Daddy" was Andy for the first few panels?

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Post by Gridlock1987 » Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:01 am

Five pages, just to show that Astrotrain have useless (normaly) alt mode? Guess, he will be out of job, when he destroy all the subway tunnels. ;P Wow, Shane, slow down...

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Post by Nevermore » Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:47 am

WOO, the Decepticons are REALLY MEAN.

I'm SO IMPRESSSED.

Not.
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Post by Halfshell » Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:51 am

Wow. You people really have decided to hate it regardless, haven't you?
Gridlock1987 wrote:Five pages, just to show that Astrotrain have useless (normaly) alt mode?
Er, no. Mostly to show what's happening to the people. It's readily apparent that a big focus aspect in AHM is the human element.

I like it. But the issue better bloody well end with developments moving beyond "the Decepticons are attacking New York", now that we're a quarter of the way in.
inflatable dalek wrote:Am I being a bit dense of thinking "Daddy" was Andy for the first few panels?
Nope. I did too.

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Post by zigzagger » Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:52 am

Nevermore wrote:WOO, the Decepticons are REALLY MEAN.
Nah. Astrotrain is just helping the people board him. Regular philanthropists, the Decepticons are.

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Post by Gridlock1987 » Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:36 am

Halfshell wrote:Er, no. Mostly to show what's happening to the people. It's readily apparent that a big focus aspect in AHM is the human element.
And here i tought, they just move people to the subway, just so Astrotrain can show how usefull his train mode REALLY is :P Guess, i don' give Shane enought credit...

But really, i don't care about this human no-names... It seems like Armada first episode, when they show me something i realy don't want to see, (humans). Now, Shane spend 5 pages on them, just so Astrotrain can kill them showing how BAD he is. Was it really needed?

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Post by Denyer » Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:44 am

Darker palette/shading helps, looks good. Pace is fine if this is one of a handful of 'cinematic' moments in the issue and the rest will be moving the story forward considerably.

I'm gonna stick to trade for this.

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Post by Civ » Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:47 am

Actually, I found this interesting. Looking forward to pick this one up and hopefully, the rest of the book is good as well.

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Post by inflatable dalek » Tue Sep 16, 2008 7:12 pm

Gridlock1987 wrote:And here i tought, they just move people to the subway, just so Astrotrain can show how usefull his train mode REALLY is :P Guess, i don' give Shane enought credit...

I'd assumed the subway thing was meant as a Blitz reference. Though before I realised it was supposed to be a train station it was also reminiscent of people in New Orleans hugled together in that football stadium as well.

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Post by zigzagger » Wed Sep 17, 2008 5:36 am

I have to admit, out of all the images here, I found the second page to be the most striking. It, surprisingly, conveys a lot for saying so very little. Though in this case, I credit the artist rather than the author. Sorry.

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