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by andersonh1
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Revisitation: The IDW Original Continuity Retrospective.
Replies: 18
Views: 2719

Re: Revisitation: The IDW Original Continuity Retrospective.

I still love E. J. Su's vehicles. They look actual cars in some panels, particularly Runamuck and Runabout. Mosts artists can't pull that off, but he does. Nice to find someone who I agree with about Prowl. I'm not sure why segments of the fandom love the manipulative version of Prowl we get later o...
by andersonh1
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Revisitation: The IDW Original Continuity Retrospective.
Replies: 18
Views: 2719

Re: Revisitation: The IDW Original Continuity Retrospective.

Very thorough review. You've inspired me to go back and re-read these issues.
by andersonh1
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Doctor Who: Christmas 2016 and through to the End of the Moff Thread.
Replies: 98
Views: 36454

Think there's some of Delgado and Ainley in Gomez's performance. Didn't particularly like Simms as he was like a mirror universe Simon Pegg at times. I've been watching a start to finish Who marathon for a few years now, and I'm currently watching Tennant's second season with the three parter that ...
by andersonh1
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Doctor Who: Christmas 2016 and through to the End of the Moff Thread.
Replies: 98
Views: 36454

So... why is it a bridge too far? We're supposed to believe that this is the same person played by different actors. I think that despite all the differences in the actors playing the Master or the Doctor, there was at least the consistency that he was a male British actor that has run through them...
by andersonh1
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Doctor Who: Christmas 2016 and through to the End of the Moff Thread.
Replies: 98
Views: 36454

I was never convinced that Missy was the same character played by Roger Delgado, Peter Pratt and Anthony Ainley. Similarly, I'm going to have a really hard time seeing Whittaker as the same character played by Capaldi, Davison and Hartnell. It's just a bridge too far for me.
by andersonh1
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Til All Are One Cancelled
Replies: 35
Views: 21046

Patapsco wrote:But why when it's not the worst selling TF book on the market? Oh yeah, got to get those sweet retweets and tumblr reblogs....

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Those sales numbers are terrible. How is IDW still publishing anything Transformers related?
by andersonh1
Tue Apr 05, 2011 2:57 am
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: [FICTION] Obsidian's Lament - a post Beast Machines story
Replies: 142
Views: 27226

Sorry to be so long in responding. I used Acrobat 9 to create the pdfs. I may have to recreate chapter 3, though since I used the same version for all chapters (as far as I remember) they should all work.
by andersonh1
Wed Mar 23, 2011 12:09 am
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: [FICTION] Obsidian's Lament - a post Beast Machines story
Replies: 142
Views: 27226

Botanica's fault is that she's just too plain and a little obnoxious at first. Plus, she has an ugly face. The one I dislike most is Nightscream. What a timing to find this, eh? I just finished reviewing Beast Machines. And claimed Obsidian in the RPG. Just finished the second chapter, trying to do...
by andersonh1
Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: [FICTION] Obsidian's Lament - a post Beast Machines story
Replies: 142
Views: 27226

Whoo-eee, didn't know how this one got under my radar. And I'm a big Obsidian fan, too! I've finished reading the first pdf file, and I am astoundingly impressed by the detail work here, and on the editing, characterisation and the use of toy-only characters. It's a different take than the two othe...
by andersonh1
Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Transformers: Ironhide #1-4 / TPB
Replies: 61
Views: 13041

It’s interesting to look back at my review for the first issue and review my speculation about just how Ironhide had been returned to life. I’m glad to see that none of the standard sci-fi avenues for resurrection were correct, and indeed that this isn’t actually a resurrection at all in the standar...
by andersonh1
Sat Jul 24, 2010 3:26 am
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Where can I get Transformers: Devastation?
Replies: 13
Views: 3609

I recently bought the individual issues of Devastation off Ebay for $1.50 each, and $2.00 for #1. I just gave up trying to get the trade paperback.
by andersonh1
Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:47 pm
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Last Stand of the Wreckers #1-5 / TPB
Replies: 315
Views: 75590

Last Stand of the Wreckers Issue 1 Not bad at all. This is clearly a setup issue, but it’s a good one. The first issue cuts back and forth between two major plot threads as characters are introduced and situations established. It begins with the fall of the Garrus-9 prison to the Decepticons, led by...
by andersonh1
Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:15 am
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Transformers: Bumblebee #1-4/TPB
Replies: 21
Views: 9118

I have to second your opinion. I didn't like this issue all that much. I’m really not very impressed with the quality of the art or the writing in this series. However, having read this issue, I’ll go ahead and put down my thoughts on it. The writing: The main problem I have with the writing is that...
by andersonh1
Fri Dec 18, 2009 2:39 am
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Transformers: Bumblebee #1-4/TPB
Replies: 21
Views: 9118

Have I missed something? Didn't either Skywarp or Thundercracker die at the end of AHM? And haven't both now shown up (in either the on-going or this BBMS?)? Skywarp shot Thundercracker for blowing up the nuke and then flew off, but we never saw Thundercracker hit. It happened off panel. So the amo...
by andersonh1
Wed Dec 16, 2009 11:17 pm
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Transformers: Bumblebee #1-4/TPB
Replies: 21
Views: 9118

Following the very unlikely event of Bumblebee being elected leader of the Autobots after Prime leaves, we get this mini-series exploring the idea in more depth. And it gets a lot right with regard to what would happen to the little guy if he were ever placed in that situation. I’m not the world’s b...
by andersonh1
Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:32 am
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Transformers #1-6 (Ongoing) / Vol. 1 TPB
Replies: 97
Views: 23383

t's actually much kinder to McCarthy to assume that the Sunstreaker thing was a last minuet change. Because if it wasn't, if it was planned like that right from the start that's an extraordinarily inept bit of plotting. Having your traitor stand around doing nothing for six issues before ramming hi...
by andersonh1
Mon Dec 14, 2009 2:04 am
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Transformers #1-6 (Ongoing) / Vol. 1 TPB
Replies: 97
Views: 23383

And most people's complaints about AHM wasn't that it wasn't in continuity, but that it used continuity badly. Which isn't the same thing. That's fair enough. I suppose what I was thinking of when I wrote that were the people who called McCarthy a liar to his face when, just to pick one example, he...
by andersonh1
Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Transformers #1-6 (Ongoing) / Vol. 1 TPB
Replies: 97
Views: 23383

Nice. A definite improvement on the already good first issue. We’re moving away from the setup/establishment phase and into different stories as various characters choose the direction they want to go. I like where Costa is taking the characters. With Prime gone, the Autobots have to choose a new le...
by andersonh1
Sat Nov 21, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Transformers #1-6 (Ongoing) / Vol. 1 TPB
Replies: 97
Views: 23383

Auntie Slag wrote:Ironhide was a pillar of support?
In a morale sort of way, sure. Unless I'm conflating continuities here, Ironhide's always been the older guy who is liked by just about everyone and who has been around forever. The others look up to him. The same is true of Prime. Now they're both gone.
by andersonh1
Fri Nov 20, 2009 2:47 am
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: Transformers #1-6 (Ongoing) / Vol. 1 TPB
Replies: 97
Views: 23383

Despite some drawbacks, I think the reasons you mention above are the reasons I enjoyed this issue overall. It's been a while since we've had an issue go somewhere, with some meat to it (Roche's work in Coda aside). I only read All Hail Megatron in trade paperback form (apart from issues 1 and 12) ...