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Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed

Transformers News: Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed

Thursday, December 24th, 2009 12:20PM CST

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The folks at tvshowsonDVD.com have posted the cover art and release date info for the final G1 Transformers set to be released by Shout! Factory. The set, comprising the whole of Season 3 and the "Rebirth" miniseries, will be released on April 20th, 2010. Special features for the set are unknown at the moment, but once Shout! has officially announced the set, they will most likely be revealed In addition, they have posted the cover art for the set, which can be seen below.

Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed

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Re: Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed (1030809)
Posted by Lapse Of Reason on December 24th, 2009 @ 1:21pm CST
Now I kind of wish I would have waited on the boxed set ($150).

Separately: season 1 $20, season 2 pt1 $20, season 2 pt2 $20, season 3&4 $30 = total of about $90

Previously I figured season 3 would be split into two, bringing the total up to about $100ish.

Oh well. I'm happy with the box set plus I made back about $150 selling my Rhino sets when the Shout! DVDs were announced.
Re: Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed (1030813)
Posted by Darth Bombshell on December 24th, 2009 @ 1:43pm CST
Lapse Of Reason wrote:Previously I figured season 3 would be split into two


That's what I thought, too. But I was really hoping they wouldn't, considering they wanted to get the whole of the series out there in order to take advantage of the "25th Anniversary" gimmick they put on the packaging.
Re: Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed (1030836)
Posted by Bouncy X on December 24th, 2009 @ 4:10pm CST
its sorta funny how it shows Rodimus opening the Matrix on the cover considering that he only opened it in the movie. Prime is the one who opens it during that little outbreak.

but now that all the covers are out, someone should put em all together because dont they all form one long image or something?
Re: Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed (1030844)
Posted by Naked Magnus on December 24th, 2009 @ 5:02pm CST
Great! Now I can watch wheelie and also see Grimlock stumbling and fumbling around like Jar Jar Binks.
Re: Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed (1030893)
Posted by chuuzetsu on December 24th, 2009 @ 10:40pm CST
I hope they include the Tommy/Optimus scenes from "Season 5" (if you can call it that) as bonus features.
Re: Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed (1031171)
Posted by polystyleneman on December 26th, 2009 @ 5:05pm CST
I've just posted the original art on my DA page for anyone interested.

http://glovestudios.deviantart.com/art/G1-DVD-Cover-Seasons-3-and-4-148107985

Hope you like. I know the image doesn't really represent any moment in TF fiction but I think Shout Factory wanted a more apocryphal image to represent the seasons in the set.
Re: Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed (1031215)
Posted by Mkall on December 26th, 2009 @ 10:12pm CST
That's some nice work there!
Re: Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed (1111646)
Posted by Huxlay on August 11th, 2010 @ 1:50am CDT
Interesting post dude....discussion are always helpful in one way or the other. Thanks for giving out information. It’s really nice and mean full.
Re: Shout! Factory Season 3 and 4 Release Date and Cover Art Revealed (1113392)
Posted by Senator Ratbat on August 15th, 2010 @ 4:36am CDT
This is an old thread, but I'm bumping with my two cents. Season 3 was really the highlight of G1 for me, and Rebirth was icing on the cake. My first exposure to Transformers was from the movie, so I'd always associated TF with space opera and the gritty sci-fi elements influenced by Star Wars (exploring backwater planets, fighting off alien beasts, etc.). By the time I'd gotten around to watching Seasons 1 & 2, I knew that I was going to get a lot of Earth time in the beginning, but I had no idea that it would take so long for them to start branching out into space. And in fact, looking back at Season 2, my favorite episodes are still the ones that take place on other planets or dimensions (and that always involve Cosmos, heh). But Season 3 just hit the sweet spot for me. "The Killing Jar" is Saturday morning cartoon perfection, pushed to its darkest, most violent extreme.

The only thing that always bothered me, though, was Scourge. He hardly ever spoke, and he seemed to be Cyclonus' meek underling, despite the fact that Unicron created them as equals. The entire season, he just cowered at Cyclonus' barking orders and took abuse from Galvatron whenever anything went wrong. I say good for him that he went power hungry in the end, lol.
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