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Re: IDW Rom Vs. Transformers: Shining Armor Series Thread

Postby ScottyP » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:31 am

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Randomhero wrote:I think the only thing that would have made this better would have been if instead of Ramjet, Dirge and Thrust we’d gotten Slugslinger, Misfire and Triggerhappy instead. Starscream continues to insult them throughout the series as a crap team. Woulda been fun to see those three pop up as a team of seekers before they all went their separate ways.
I agree in this one, would have been a good way to give them some backstory especially with Misfire in MTMTE/LL and Slugslinger showing up in OP on the Jupiter base. I did like the Coneheads' portrayal as a Seeker 'B' Team though. My first real introduction to them as a kid was Optimus running one over so they never came across as threatening.

Va'al wrote:This is what I meant a long while ago, when I lamented the lack of Gage's noticeable input in the story. Admittedly, I do agree with you in part, but I felt like the closing scenes probably gives us a lot more than the rest of the series on the Order - and the focus really was the Dire Wraiths after all. :-?
Yeah the part of the ending with D'rge made sense, and the stuff with Orphion basically telling the GC to feck off was quite enjoyable. Stardrive's ending confused me. I feel like I should get it, but I just don't. Is she part wraith now? Some weird hiveminder like Fy-laa before Rom super murdered that exoplanet?
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Re: IDW Rom Vs. Transformers: Shining Armor Series Thread

Postby Va'al » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:46 am

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Va'al wrote:This is what I meant a long while ago, when I lamented the lack of Gage's noticeable input in the story. Admittedly, I do agree with you in part, but I felt like the closing scenes probably gives us a lot more than the rest of the series on the Order - and the focus really was the Dire Wraiths after all. :-?
Yeah the part of the ending with D'rge made sense, and the stuff with Orphion basically telling the GC to feck off was quite enjoyable. Stardrive's ending confused me. I feel like I should get it, but I just don't. Is she part wraith now? Some weird hiveminder like Fy-laa before Rom super murdered that exoplanet?


Super murder is a good term. Stealing it.

I feel like we may have more on that ending by the time we reach the next event in Hasbroverse - if not sooner, with more magic making its way into the 'technological' worlds already established. I mean, Stardrive is back, and Prowl - who is with her - has some organic stuff going on with him too. I think there may be something in the lines that Vekktral speaks on 'the next step in Wraith evolution', and how Stardrive may in fact be a 'better' version of the hybridisation process.
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Re: IDW Rom Vs. Transformers: Shining Armor Series Thread

Postby ScottyP » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:04 am

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Va'al wrote:and Prowl - who is with her - has some organic stuff going on with him too.
Isn't that one of the Vamparc Ribbons he totally followed orders on and destroyed at the end of Autocracy?
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Re: IDW Rom Vs. Transformers: Shining Armor Series Thread

Postby Va'al » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:14 am

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Va'al wrote:and Prowl - who is with her - has some organic stuff going on with him too.
Isn't that one of the Vamparc Ribbons he totally followed orders on and destroyed at the end of Autocracy?


Surely not. Not outstanding pillar of morality Prowl.
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Postby Va'al » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:38 am

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In other preview news from IDW Publishing this week, we return to the prequel crossover series that sees John Barber and Christos Gage bringing together the worlds of Transformers and the Solstar order, with Rom, Bumblebee, Starscream, Dire Wraiths all taking the stage, as new character Stardrive is introduced to the IDWverse in Shining Armor - and Alex Milne takes the art wheel!

Due out next month, but with a preview available already, check out the images below, and join the discussion in the Energon Pub.

AVAILABLE: April 2018
ISBN: 978-1-68405-143-4
CREATORS:
Christos Gage (Author) • John Barber (Author) • Alex Milne (Artist, Cover Artist)
IMPRINT: IDW
PAGE COUNT: 128

Rom and the Transformers star in an all-new series revealing their secret shared history… plus a major new character is introduced!

Hundreds of years ago, Rom discovered Stardrive, the sole survivor of a doomed space probe. Stardrive committed herself to protecting the galaxy from the Dire Wraiths… but when the Decepticon called Starscream makes a deadly deal, Rom and the Transformers are forced onto a collision course… with Stardrive caught between two worlds!


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