Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream Concept Art

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: Robots in Disguise Starscream Concept Art

Postby El Duque » Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:36 am

Motto: "I ain't got time to bleed!"
Weapon: Gattling Gun
Artist Andrew Griffith has shared one of his unused concept designs for IDW's Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream via Full Metal Hero. Take at the initial design below:

Hi guys, I haven't uploaded anything a while, so I thought I'd share an unused design for Starscream considered for RID. I was trying out a more cartoony look on this one. Was also trying for an alt-mode that made sense for post-war Cybertronian peacetime. So no sign of weaponry.

Just looked at the file info. Wow, hard to believe this was from 04/17/2011

User avatar
El Duque
Matrix Keeper
Posts: 9922
News Credits: 90
Joined: Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:57 pm
Location: tornado alley

Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream Concept Art

Postby Spleenzorio » Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:53 am

Motto: "I must be a doctor because I'm surrounded by scrubs"
Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
Toy please!
User avatar
Posts: 231
News Credits: 1
Joined: Wed May 26, 2010 8:25 am
Location: London, Ontario
Watch Spleenzorio on YouTube
Buy from Spleenzorio on eBay
Strength: Infinity
Intelligence: Infinity
Speed: Infinity
Endurance: Infinity
Rank: Infinity
Courage: Infinity
Firepower: Infinity
Skill: Infinity

Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream Concept Art

Postby griftimus prime » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:24 pm

Motto: "you will have no freedom. whether you are sentient or not."
Weapon: 16 Cannons
terrible alt mode
User avatar
griftimus prime
Posts: 1212
Joined: Thu Jul 01, 2010 5:09 am
Strength: 10+
Intelligence: 10+
Speed: 10+
Endurance: 10+
Rank: 10+
Courage: 10+
Firepower: 10+
Skill: 10+

Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream Concept Art

Postby Downbeat » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:06 pm

Motto: "Can't think and I'm feeling fine."
Weapon: Electro-Disruptor
I like it! Nice alternative to the WfC/FoC body.
User avatar
Posts: 145
Joined: Tue Feb 24, 2009 2:42 pm
Location: The Gates of Steel
Strength: 5
Intelligence: 7
Speed: 9
Endurance: 5
Rank: 1
Courage: 4
Firepower: 3
Skill: 9

Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream Concept Art

Postby Tigertrack » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:18 pm

Motto: "A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination."
Weapon: Sniper Rifle
I see RIDP Soundwave's alt mode nose, and War for Cybertron Starscream's tail and cockpit.

User avatar
God Of Transformers
Posts: 16381
News Credits: 96
Joined: Mon Jun 30, 2003 7:08 am
Strength: 6
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 7
Endurance: 7
Rank: 10+
Courage: 9
Firepower: 8
Skill: 10

Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream Concept Art

Postby G1 Legacy » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:44 pm

Motto: "Aw c'mon Hasbro! What can I say...I've been spoiled by 3rd party."
Weapon: Sniper Rifle
See this is close to how I always envisioned "Screamer" before he became a Decepticon. I've always wondered how he might have looked on Cybertron before the war and before he was upgraded and weaponized for combat. Remove the affiliation stickers and he could almost pass as a good guy here...almost. There are so many different continuities and timelines in this franchise that it borders on madness sometimes. But in this instance I'm mainly referring to the original cartoon cannon. I tend to take the parts that I like and get rid of the silly stuff, like Wheeljack and Ratchet fabricated the Dinobots from scratch and Megatron created the Constructicons....yeah right.
That being said there was always something about the Skyfire and Starscream as pre-war scientists and colleagues that intrigued me even as a kid. And to my knowledge his origins havn't been discussed in too much detail as of yet. So how about this as an idea people, how about an official storyline that investigates Starscreams origins and fall from grace as it were (except try and execute the story a little better than Anakin Skywalker's :lol: ).
Starscream has always been portrayed as a coniving (yet intelligent) power hungry sociopath. So to see an example of how he may have been prior to the rise of the Decepticons and Megatrons overall influence on things has always been something I wanted to see. Just throwing that out there.
*Awsome artwork!
G1 Legacy
User avatar
G1 Legacy
Posts: 132
Joined: Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:19 pm
Location: Iacon, Florida
Strength: 4
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 6
Endurance: 9
Rank: ???
Courage: 10
Firepower: 7
Skill: 7

Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream Concept Art

Postby NatsumeRyu » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:54 pm

Motto: ""'Camshaft' See, they said my name!""
Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
G1 Legacy, that's where CTHS comes in for me, XD

A little silly, but entertaining such thoughts, nonetheless. :D

Anyway, on topic, I love the design. Very cool.
I take commissions!
2014-Officer Vi-Senketsu & Junketsu-Silver Knight-Origami Cyclone
13-Terminus Armor-Megaman-Lord Death-Tali
12-WfC Brawl-Gurren Lagann-Doc
11-Reaper Conduit-Rampage
User avatar
Posts: 401
News Credits: 3
Joined: Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:53 pm
Buy from NatsumeRyu on eBay
Strength: 4
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 2
Endurance: 3
Rank: 5
Courage: 10
Firepower: 6
Skill: 7

Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream Concept Art

Postby zopilote_z » Thu Sep 27, 2012 3:31 pm

Spleenzorio wrote:Toy please!

Posts: 16
Joined: Fri Oct 22, 2004 4:51 pm

Re: Transformers: Robots in Disguise Starscream Concept Art

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:41 pm

Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
Nice bot mode. Strangely, the alt mode kinda reminds me of those Naboo fighters in SW - The Phantom Menace.
Posts: 2885
News Credits: 1
Joined: Tue Jun 23, 2009 7:20 pm
Strength: Infinity
Intelligence: 9
Speed: Infinity
Endurance: 10+
Rank: 9
Courage: 10
Firepower: Infinity
Skill: 10+

Return to Transformers Cartoons and Comics Forum

Ending Soon On eBay

Transformers Autobot Hound by Hasbro New in Box NIP 1 Step! Age of Extinction - Time Remaining: 3 days 48 minutes 41 seconds
2008 Transformers Bumble Bee Spud Mr. Potato Head NEW Toy Figure Playskool 2+ - Time Remaining: 3 days 8 hours 53 minutes 46 seconds
Transformers Titans Return Hardhead Figure Deluxe Class 2016 Hasbro - Time Remaining: 5 days 9 hours 54 minutes 2 seconds
TRANSFORMERS Dark of the Moon - Sentinel Prime Autobot - Time Remaining: 7 days 19 hours 59 minutes 2 seconds
TRANSFORMERS DOTM LEADER CLASS SENTINEL PRIME NEW SEALED MOVIE BNIB - Time Remaining: 29 days 6 hours 59 minutes 18 seconds
Takara Tomy Transformers Unite Warriors UW08 Computron Action Figure - Time Remaining: 4 days 13 hours 20 seconds
Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Devastator Figure Set NEW SEALED - Time Remaining: 4 days 11 hours 10 minutes 2 seconds
Linkin Park - New Divide USA promo CD single w/ JAPAN Transformers O.S.T. poster - Time Remaining: 6 days 10 hours 16 minutes 29 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #186 - NYCC 2017
Twincast / Podcast #186:
"NYCC 2017"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017
Website Security Test