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Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby GetRightRobot » Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:25 am

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Revealed on the Botcon Twitter account today is an awesome picture from a panel in this year's convention comic. This beautiful artwork features a Botcon Exclusive MetalHawk alongside some iconic Generation One characters including Wheeljack, Warpath, Jazz, Tracks and is that Targetmaster Scoop? Check out the image below or follow Botcon on Twitter here!

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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby Jelze Bunnycat » Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:44 am

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That is indeed Scoop. Any viable molds for this guy, except for C-Landmine?
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby GetRightRobot » Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:51 am

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:That is indeed Scoop. Any viable molds for this guy, except for C-Landmine?


Yea, TFC Structor! :lol:
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby RiddlerJ » Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:03 am

JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:That is indeed Scoop. Any viable molds for this guy, except for C-Landmine?


Maybe PCC Steamhammer.
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby ILL-Star » Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:40 am

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Energon Sledge fits scoop very well.
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby Stormrider » Thu Mar 29, 2012 4:26 pm

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I am having a hard time accepting the human face on the pretender. I know Metalhawk. Perhaps it would have looked better if the face was painted grey or silver.
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby GetRightRobot » Thu Mar 29, 2012 5:33 pm

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Stormrider wrote:I am having a hard time accepting the human face on the pretender. I know Metalhawk. Perhaps it would have looked better if the face was painted grey or silver.



Yea, I feel your discomfort about the face. If he is as tall as Jazz and Wheeljack and the gang in that panel, than we are dealing with what, a thirty foot tall human? Sabrblade, good time for you to chime in:
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby Mkall » Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:54 pm

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Personally I'm hoping this is a subtle hint to look for Scoop in the upcoming Generations line...

But then again 2010 featured G2 bots galore and not one of them made it to toy form.
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby GetRightRobot » Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:36 am

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Mkall wrote:Personally I'm hoping this is a subtle hint to look for Scoop in the upcoming Generations line...

But then again 2010 featured G2 bots galore and not one of them made it to toy form.


Not one from the comic, BUT, we did get that awesome G2 Prime! awesome after an expensive 3rd P. upgrade butAwesome. :D Who knows, maybe the free figure this year will be a G1 Scoop reissue! yeah riggghhhhttt.....
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby Jelze Bunnycat » Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:58 am

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
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GetRightRobot wrote:
Stormrider wrote:I am having a hard time accepting the human face on the pretender. I know Metalhawk. Perhaps it would have looked better if the face was painted grey or silver.



Yea, I feel your discomfort about the face. If he is as tall as Jazz and Wheeljack and the gang in that panel, than we are dealing with what, a thirty foot tall human? Sabrblade, good time for you to chime in:


Will little ol' me do? ;;)

The Pretender Shells were nothing more than suits of armor, if the Marvel comics can attest. Disguise wasn't that much of a concern, except for in their debut, where human looked down upon giant robots, but were apparently perfectly fine with other, more frightening creatures of similar size. Skullgrin even landed a Hollywood movie role. Go figure.
One funny story in the comics is that the Autobot Pretenders landed on a planet with giant humanoid females, and wanted the Pretenders to ehm... :oops:
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby GetRightRobot » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:03 am

Motto: "Surf in the Summer, Collect in the Winter."
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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
GetRightRobot wrote:
Stormrider wrote:I am having a hard time accepting the human face on the pretender. I know Metalhawk. Perhaps it would have looked better if the face was painted grey or silver.



Yea, I feel your discomfort about the face. If he is as tall as Jazz and Wheeljack and the gang in that panel, than we are dealing with what, a thirty foot tall human? Sabrblade, good time for you to chime in:


Will little ol' me do? ;;)

The Pretender Shells were nothing more than suits of armor, if the Marvel comics can attest. Disguise wasn't that much of a concern, except for in their debut, where human looked down upon giant robots, but were apparently perfectly fine with other, more frightening creatures of similar size. Skullgrin even landed a Hollywood movie role. Go figure.
One funny story in the comics is that the Autobot Pretenders landed on a planet with giant humanoid females, and wanted the Pretenders to ehm... :oops:


I'm kinda slow, so you'll forgive if your explanation doesn't resonate. The only exposure I have to Metalhawk, or Pretenders in general are toys, and Masterforce. In Masterforce, they where human sized while in their "power suits/shells". So you are saying in certain comics, they were indeed GIANT humans, and that is what we are witnessing in this Botcon comic?
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby Jelze Bunnycat » Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:12 am

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
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GetRightRobot wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
GetRightRobot wrote:
Stormrider wrote:I am having a hard time accepting the human face on the pretender. I know Metalhawk. Perhaps it would have looked better if the face was painted grey or silver.



Yea, I feel your discomfort about the face. If he is as tall as Jazz and Wheeljack and the gang in that panel, than we are dealing with what, a thirty foot tall human? Sabrblade, good time for you to chime in:


Will little ol' me do? ;;)

The Pretender Shells were nothing more than suits of armor, if the Marvel comics can attest. Disguise wasn't that much of a concern, except for in their debut, where human looked down upon giant robots, but were apparently perfectly fine with other, more frightening creatures of similar size. Skullgrin even landed a Hollywood movie role. Go figure.
One funny story in the comics is that the Autobot Pretenders landed on a planet with giant humanoid females, and wanted the Pretenders to ehm... :oops:


I'm kinda slow, so you'll forgive if your explanation doesn't resonate. The only exposure I have to Metalhawk, or Pretenders in general are toys, and Masterforce. In Masterforce, they where human sized while in their "power suits/shells". So you are saying in certain comics, they were indeed GIANT humans, and that is what we are witnessing in this Botcon comic?


Giant humans and monsters, no resizing at all. I'm still baffled the humans didn't budge or run away scared when they first encountered the Pretenders.
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Re: Botcon 2012 - Invasion Comic Panel

Postby GetRightRobot » Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:14 am

Motto: "Surf in the Summer, Collect in the Winter."
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Ok. Well then.... that is something.
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