The second Transformers title due in shops tomorrow is the conclusion of Last Bot Standing. Check out the 5-page preview of issue #4 via Major Spoilers after the jump, then join in the discussion on the 2005 boards!
Creator credits: Nick Roche (Author, Cover Artist), E.J. Su (Artist, Cover Artist), Kei Zama (Cover Artist), Saren Stone (Cover Artist), Ochopante (Cover Artist)
Reading comprehension isn’t a strong point for @BB Shockwave.
Truth be told, I’m not sure what is.
I imagine it does get cold over there.
Air shmair it's almost winter here in Minnesota and I need some lumber to burn.
I have no idea if your joking but i will have you know, that "stupid forest" is currently supplying over half the oxygen you need to breath. But you don't need that right?
I'm sure there's some useful stuff in Brazil but we'll need to raize that stupid rainforest to get to it. Nothing bad could come of that right?
Democratic Republic of the Congo technically has the most mineral wealth in the whole world but it’s been absolutely decimated by greed, underdevelopment and colonialism for decades. Or wait no they’re just dumb dumbs who don’t know how to do eBay good.
There you go assuming these guys are actually reading anything beyond the five page preview…
That said, simply living on Earth would be enough experience to know it's not as easy as "planet contains thing, therefore thing is not scarce." Look at current struggles with regard to mining oil, as well as raw materials to make stuff like transistors and other electronics. And even if there is a group capable of extracting that resource, refining and distributing becomes a whole other thing. Again, with real-world comps available simply watching competition for oil.
This has actually been addressed in the text tho; sure, they’re standing on a planet worth of energon, but they’re not able to refine or use it for quite some time, and the energon vials/keys are there now. Sure, they’ve altered their intake and everything to consume other fuel but it clearly doesn’t satiate them or even make them feel themselves. This is a hit now, and when you’re desperate for a fix, long-term thinking goes out the window.
SG Ultra Magnus – Hate plague infected Ultra Magnus from The Return of Optimus Prime
You got sensitive baby eyes then.
Keen to read but gotta be totally honest, what I appreciated about the start of this series was this coarse-ness to rodimus, I really liked the mood, the desperation, the vibe of it. Now I just feel it has missed the mark, it kinda beats the same dead horse over and over without really doing much with it’s more absurd pieces (wheelie, moon) which ultimately feeling like window dressing. I’m a bit conflicted about Steeljaw, I do like the inclusion/his character somewhat and I appreciate his soliloquising, which contrasts him to the minimal and crude pre-key rodimus, and I like that the motivation of his crew isn’t just pure villainy or whatever but need, but now it’s just fucking yak yak yak.
Shattered Glass II issue 1 – I'm quite excited to read the full thing. I like the idea of Ultra Magnus/Delta Magnus wearing the hologram to hide the skull face ngl. Looks good so far and I like the artstyle.
Last Bot Standing issue 4 – Again, I'm quite excited for this one too. I liked the previous three issues and I hope this one won't be a disappointment! Artstyle and covers are awesome too.
Took me a second to figure it out, but the SG panels with rounded corners are flashbacks. Pointy corners are current events.
SG Prime – Venger
SG Megs – Fred from Scooby Doo
Yes, my eyes do feel like they’ve been slapped hard when I look at it.
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I know that people are talking about how Last Bot Standing is falling short, but I really have been enjoying it! The use of former Autobots, Decepticons, and neutrals as antagonists is creative and enjoyable, and Su\'s artwork slaps as always.
This is correct, yes.
Yeah and Last Bot even manages to surprise my low expectations by how stupidly idiotically these guys and girls just squabble over that energy vial when they have just been told they are standing on a planet full of energon. While a guy who just killed 4 of them is standing 2 meters away.
So I guess it'll not be Steeljaw and Sharpclaw vs Rodimus, just Steeljaw vs Rodimus, the others are basically already dead.
SG looks nice, but is that even IDW anymore? As I understand Hasbro means to continue the comic with every SG release, and we have Flamewar and Slicer coming but in 2023, when IDW would be done and gone.
SHIELD Agent 47
Youse are forgetting that John-Paul Bove the colourist stated he chose original colour schemes as he saw fit, not homages.