TRANSFORMERS Generation 2 Halloween Edition Fake?

Discuss anything about the Transformers cartoons and comics! You can discuss anything from G1 to Cybertron as well as the comics from Marvel, Dreamwave, IDW and more!

TRANSFORMERS Generation 2 Halloween Edition Fake?

Postby FlatPenny » Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:15 pm

I recently came across one these rarities on ebay, purchased without hesitation, and am now just worried that the one I have bought is a fake. Would anyone be able to confirm a few of the oddities I have noticed with mine?

1.) It's taller than the usual comics/current sized bag/boards, mostly strange to me since the actual Gen2 comic series is.

2.) There is no backing to the issue, it's just simply the cover page and 7 or so panel pages (the back being the last page of the "story").

that's about all that I noticed/ could find for now.

Thanks in advance-
Kris :CON:
FlatPenny
Mini-Con
Posts: 4
Joined: Sun Jan 23, 2011 8:12 pm

Re: TRANSFORMERS Generation 2 Halloween Edition Fake?

Postby Mkall » Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:51 pm

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
I don't think I've ever heard of it before. Could you please provide a picture of the cover and perhaps some of the names in the credits?
Image

My Collection! Updated June 18, 2016
User avatar
Mkall
God Of Transformers
Posts: 14832
News Credits: 37
Joined: Sat Sep 27, 2003 7:50 pm
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 6
Endurance: 6
Rank: 8
Courage: 8
Firepower: 6
Skill: 10

Re: TRANSFORMERS Generation 2 Halloween Edition Fake?

Postby FlatPenny » Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:37 pm

http://d1466nnw0ex81e.cloudfront.net/is ... 6172_1.jpg

That's the main cover. It was basically just a small FCBD(Free Comic Book Day) give out back in 1993, when the comic was about to debut.

I notice the scan has a slight discoloration at the top, making me slightly hopeful that it's the added height that I spoke of earlier.

Anyway, thanks again in advance.
-Kris
FlatPenny
Mini-Con
Posts: 4
Joined: Sun Jan 23, 2011 8:12 pm

Re: TRANSFORMERS Generation 2 Halloween Edition Fake?

Postby zodconvoy » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:53 pm

Motto: "Freedom is the right to KNEEL BEFORE ZOD!"
I actually do remember that from when I was a kid. After about 10 minutes of snooping around, a found it on the wiki. Check it out here I'm highly doubting that someone would go to the trouble of faking a free comic from 20 years ago that even most of us don't remember. Unlike now when we have one week a year that publishers give them out, free comics weren't as common back then. The fact that it's just the comic with no ads or back cover sounds about right for the time but I don't know about the size difference. I'd contact the eBay seller and see what he has to say.
IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN SELLING A BOTCON HOT ROD PIN PLEASE PM ME


Now for Sale!

NOW ON eBAY:


Visit My Store!
Image
User avatar
zodconvoy
City Commander
Posts: 3207
News Credits: 4
Joined: Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:47 am
Location: the Nemesis, PA
Buy from zodconvoy on eBay


Return to Transformers Cartoons and Comics Forum

Ending Soon On eBay

transformers g1 perceptor - Time Remaining: 4 days 2 hours 2 minutes 37 seconds
transformers g1 cassettes squawkbox squawktalk beastbox - Time Remaining: 4 days 5 hours 2 minutes 38 seconds
transformers g1 Grandslam raindance slamdance - Time Remaining: 4 days 5 hours 2 minutes 56 seconds
TRANSFORMERS PLATINUM 30TH AUTOBOT HEROES ULTRA MAGNUS,ARCEE,SPINGER,BLURR,KUP - Time Remaining: 5 days 12 hours 36 minutes 5 seconds
TRANSFORMERS PLATINUM EDITION G1 REISSUE CONEHEAD SEEKER RAMJET THRUST DIRGE SET - Time Remaining: 3 days 6 hours 9 minutes 17 seconds
TRANSFORMERS PLATINUM EDITION TRIPLE CHANGERS BLITZWING ASTROTRAIN ACTION FIGURE - Time Remaining: 5 days 13 hours 39 minutes 37 seconds
Transformers 2003 Universe Deluxe Class: Reptilion Beast - Time Remaining: 3 days 2 hours 26 minutes
TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS COMBINER WARS OFFROAD BREAKDOWN AIR RAID DEAD END SET - Time Remaining: 3 days 9 hours 41 minutes 24 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #159 - Imperfect Specks
Twincast / Podcast #159:
"Imperfect Specks"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2016
Website Security Test