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Escalation #4 advance review

Postby Denyer » Mon Feb 26, 2007 10:36 pm

Got others for this series caught up now, too:

http://tfarchive.com/comics/idw/
http://tfarchive.com/comics/idw/escalation4b.php

SPOILERS.

And a reminder that there's a preview here if you haven't checked it out:

http://www.idwpublishing.com/previews.shtml

Due out this Wednesday. :)
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Postby Darth Bombshell » Mon Feb 26, 2007 10:43 pm

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“We appear to have an American F-22 Raptor, being shot at by some kind of rally vehicle. And a police patrol car, also American... under attack from a space shuttle?"


I dunno why, but this line is so corny, it's good.
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Postby Hotrod » Mon Feb 26, 2007 10:46 pm

Thanks for the news! Front paged and credited!
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Postby Denyer » Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:37 pm

Darth Bombshell wrote:I dunno why, but this line is so corny, it's good.

Mmmm. Particularly with the panel and next couple of lines. Most TF battles, even taking into account some effort at disguise, would confuse the hell out of most onlookers.

It's just a short break in the whole scramble/chase/fight.
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Postby Tigertrack » Tue Feb 27, 2007 5:56 am

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Can't wait to read it based on the quote provided...
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Postby Neko » Tue Feb 27, 2007 6:35 am

Ditto. :grin:
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Postby City Commander » Tue Feb 27, 2007 3:08 pm

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Looks good. Have to get my hands on this comic series.
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Postby Dragonslayer » Tue Feb 27, 2007 5:19 pm

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So is #4 out right now? Meaning I can drive to my comic book store and pick it up right now?


Or did some of you lucky few manage to get an advance copy? :-x
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Postby Darth Bombshell » Wed Feb 28, 2007 1:57 pm

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Well, it's out today. I've yet to get it. Anyone else have it?
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Postby jsmith41 » Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:07 pm

Darth Bombshell wrote:Well, it's out today. I've yet to get it. Anyone else have it?


Just finished reading it, check out page 11 for a liitle nod to the site. And before anyone else mentions it, it could be for the Japanese continuity homeworld. Either way, I always like stuff like that in comics, the easter eggs if you will.
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Postby Darth Bombshell » Wed Feb 28, 2007 6:26 pm

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jsmith41 wrote:Just finished reading it, check out page 11 for a liitle nod to the site.


I didn't notice that, but check out page 21. ;)
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Postby Hotrod » Wed Feb 28, 2007 7:26 pm

Darth Bombshell wrote:Well, it's out today. I've yet to get it. Anyone else have it?


I hope my comic shop has it. If so I will be picking it up this weekend.
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Postby Dragonslayer » Wed Feb 28, 2007 9:54 pm

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Darth Bombshell wrote:Well, it's out today. I've yet to get it. Anyone else have it?


I hope my comic shop has it. If so I will be picking it up this weekend.

Me too. I'd get it now, but I've got slaggin' homework :-(
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Postby Hotrod » Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:47 pm

Dragonslayer wrote:
Hotrod wrote:
Darth Bombshell wrote:Well, it's out today. I've yet to get it. Anyone else have it?


I hope my comic shop has it. If so I will be picking it up this weekend.

Me too. I'd get it now, but I've got slaggin' homework :-(


I would also but I do not get paid until tomorrow and tomorrow is also my grandfathers birthday.
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Postby Counterpunch » Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:03 am

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Roller ftw! LOL.
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Postby Tigertrack » Thu Mar 01, 2007 11:47 am

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NOt a big fan of Hot Rod's alt mode, I'm sure it will change soon enough, but I did catch the Seibs, and BT references...

Page 21, is that the Roller pic that Counterpunch was referring to, cause that was sweet! 8)
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Postby Darth Bombshell » Thu Mar 01, 2007 2:02 pm

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tigertracks 24 wrote:Page 21, is that the Roller pic that Counterpunch was referring to, cause that was sweet! 8)


Nope. Page 21 shows the chopshop with a sticker attached to the window. Said sticker has the date of a certain Summer movie on it...
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Postby steve2275 » Fri Mar 02, 2007 6:23 am

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tigertracks 24 wrote:NOt a big fan of Hot Rod's alt mode, I'm sure it will change soon enough,
its a bigger version of wheelie :shock:
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Postby Denyer » Fri Mar 02, 2007 6:36 am

It's orange and not a brick, anyway.

Yeah, I'm sure it'll be Earth modes all round in due course.
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Postby Dragonslayer » Fri Mar 02, 2007 4:51 pm

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Denyer wrote:It's orange and not a brick, anyway.

Yeah, I'm sure it'll be Earth modes all round in due course.

It had better 'cause that's one fugly car in my opinion.
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Postby tequila stu » Fri Mar 02, 2007 11:17 pm

i liked this issue, cant wait for next issue esp after seeing a pissed megatron.
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Postby Insurgent » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:58 am

Missed the Seibs reference. Gonna have to have another look through. I am glad HotRod lost that huge chin he had in his spotlight. Looking forward to the next issue.

Counterpunch wrote:Roller ftw!


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