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Re: Meet Windblade: Interview with Mairghread Scott and Blurr, Chromia, Starscream Designs

Postby Va'al » Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:10 pm

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Maerviska wrote:Next week!? B-but... I'm not ready! Hahahaha!
I really hope it's coming out next week in Canada too, and that my local store will have it. I just looked at the teaser and I love how it's drawn!
Can't wait now.


It's definitely out in Canada, but I can't say your local store will have it for sure. Check with them in advance, ask them to put one aside for you!
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Re: Meet Windblade: Interview with Mairghread Scott and Blurr, Chromia, Starscream Designs

Postby Mindmaster » Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:12 pm

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Re: Meet Windblade: Interview with Mairghread Scott and Blurr, Chromia, Starscream Designs

Postby Maerviska » Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:14 pm

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Va'al wrote:
Maerviska wrote:Next week!? B-but... I'm not ready! Hahahaha!
I really hope it's coming out next week in Canada too, and that my local store will have it. I just looked at the teaser and I love how it's drawn!
Can't wait now.


It's definitely out in Canada, but I can't say your local store will have it for sure. Check with them in advance, ask them to put one aside for you!


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Re: Meet Windblade: Interview with Mairghread Scott and Blurr, Chromia, Starscream Designs

Postby Maerviska » Fri Apr 11, 2014 6:36 pm

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And done.
Now I'm really excited. Wednesday cannot come too fast.
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IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Va'al » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:00 pm

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Courtesy of the amazing people over at IDW Publishing, we have a one-image teaser for this week's release in Transformers comics - the much talked about Windblade #1! Check out the image, featuring a shot of bartending Blurr by Sarah Stone, below, and head back here tomorrow for a full preview of the comic, and Wednesday for the Seibertron.com review.

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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Va'al » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:07 pm

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And another, from the IDW Publishing Facebook page:

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And one from TFW2005.

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And TFormers!

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The Underbase got Ironhide.

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And last one, from the Transmission podcast:

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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:32 pm

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Seems like everybody got one individual teaser interesting >:oP
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:34 pm

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The TFormers pic is broken since that site forbids hotlinking.

Also, here's a new preview - http://www.newsarama.com/20829-idw-debut-previews-star-mage-1-windblade-1-extended-look.html
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Va'al » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:37 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:The TFormers pic is broken since that site forbids hotlinking.

Also, here's a new preview - http://www.newsarama.com/20829-idw-debut-previews-star-mage-1-windblade-1-extended-look.html



Yeah already fixed that, thanks. :D

And we have our own preview (ready since Friday, embargoed until tonight at midnight).
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:57 pm

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Well I read the preview, I like how much of a bastard Starscream is :lol:
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Blurrz » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:08 pm

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Hehe, we got Blurr :D

SW's SilverHammer wrote:Seems like everybody got one individual teaser interesting >:oP


They did that for MTMTE and RID as well.
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby craggy » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:18 pm

still waiting for the "METROPLEX - Armless" one.
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:00 pm

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Aw, where's the one for Screamer? Something like...
Starscream...
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby philswitch engage » Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:04 pm

Marvel has been doing the one page teasers spread out over various websites for a few years. Gotta keep all the different factions of fans happy.
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Madeus Prime » Mon Apr 14, 2014 4:54 pm

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Ya' know her chest looks a hell of a lot like PRID Arcee's :-?

Maybe she'll be a straight up remold. :-(






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IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Full Preview

Postby Va'al » Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:29 am

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After the events of Dark Cybertron, IDW Publishing has split the action into three series, under the umbrella monicker Dawn of the Autobots: the two main ongoings and the new, 4 issue mini-series featuring the aftermath on Cybertron itself beginning this week - check out below the full preview for Transformers: Windblade, and head back tomorrow for the Seibertron.com review!

Transformers: Windblade #1 (of 4): Dawn of the Autobots—SPOTLIGHT
Mairghread Scott (w) • Sarah Stone (a) • Casey W. Coller (c)
WHO IS WINDBLADE? In the aftermath of DARK CYBERTRON, WINDBLADE takes the planet by storm! But where did she come from—and what does her secret mean to the future of the TRANSFORMERS? A powerful new chapter in the TRANSFORMERS saga begins here!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
- WINDBLADE takes CYBERTRON by storm!
- Winner of the FAN BUILD BOT POLL—in which fans voted to create an all-new TRANSFORMERS CHARACTER!
- Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the TRANSFORMERS!
- Learn the secret history of WINDBLADE, CHROMIA, and NAUTICA!
- Variant interlocking cover by Livio Ramondelli!


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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Fires_Of_Inferno » Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:59 am

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It's funny how unfamiliar with Starscream she is, because I'm sitting here with my face in my palm wanting to strangle her stupid as hell. But it's not her fault, she just doesn't know any better. So far I'm not really liking this character though.
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Henry921 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 5:44 am

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It's Rattrap! He's sabotaged power supplies before, y'know!

That said, I like the core idea here so far... but remain ambivalent about Windblade herself. Maybe if she expresses a personality trait aside from naivete...
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Apr 15, 2014 6:56 am

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Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:It's funny how unfamiliar with Starscream she is, because I'm sitting here with my face in my palm wanting to strangle her stupid as hell. But it's not her fault, she just doesn't know any better. So far I'm not really liking this character though.
She hasn't been on Cybertron in who knows how long. How would she know about a guy she's never met or known about until recently?
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby T-Macksimus » Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:03 am

Henry921 wrote:It's Rattrap! He's sabotaged power supplies before, y'know!

That said, I like the core idea here so far... but remain ambivalent about Windblade herself. Maybe if she expresses a personality trait aside from naivete...


I'm sure that eventually she will but it's going to take time and it'll take patience on the part of the readers. She hasn't been subjected to the millions of years of constant war that most of the populace has so she is very much a stranger in a strange land.
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:12 am

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When I first read this, I thought they were talking about FLIRTATION systems. I was like, "oh Starscream, you smug snake, making Wingblade feel all uncomfortable around you.
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:05 pm

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Nemesis Maximo wrote:When I first read this, I thought they were talking about FLIRTATION systems. I was like, "oh Starscream, you smug snake, making Wingblade feel all uncomfortable around you.


Would you put it past Starscream to do that just to make someone uncomfortable? :lol:
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:16 pm

Motto: "It's not done right if it's not done well."
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Sarah Stone has posted pure clean versions of some of the preview pages with no word bubbles - http://monsterboysandrobots.com/post/82750579010/some-clean-versions-of-the-pages-that-just-went-up
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Doctor McGrath » Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:56 pm

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Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:It's funny how unfamiliar with Starscream she is, because I'm sitting here with my face in my palm wanting to strangle her stupid as hell. But it's not her fault, she just doesn't know any better. So far I'm not really liking this character though.
She hasn't been on Cybertron in who knows how long. How would she know about a guy she's never met or known about until recently?


Sounds like that's the conclusion he came to already on his own. It still can be frustrating to watch someone do something even if it is out of naivety.
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Re: IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Teaser

Postby Vicalliose » Tue Apr 15, 2014 1:33 pm

Motto: "Focus on one thing at a time? Are you crazy!? WHO DO YOU THINK I AM!!!"
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Kinda wish I had the capacity to go and get me a copy right away. I'd love to write a lengthy and whiny review about everything that's wrong with this.

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