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Shane McCarthy TV interview reveals next IDW series

Post by Metal Vendetta » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:07 pm

A poster over at theyareamongus has reported that in an interview for the Australian TV programme Today Tonight, IDW writer Shane McCarthy revealed the title of the series he is working on.

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Featuring the same "Swear Allegiance" tagline and red Decepticon logo as the teaser in UK Dinobots #5, and as posted by Chris Ryall on the IDW boards, this series will apparently be called "All Hail Megatron" and revolves around the Decepticons causing havoc on Earth - without the Autobots there to stop them.

Whether this is a direct follow-up to Devastation remains to be seen, but many fans have predicted that the current arc will finish with Prime pulling the Autobots out of the conflict on Earth.

Sources: http://www.theyareamongus.com/cgi-bin/f ... t=61;&#top
http://idwpublishing.com/phpBB2/viewtop ... sc&start=0
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Re: Shane McCarthy TV interview reveals next IDW series

Post by Halfshell » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:15 pm

Metal Vendetta wrote:but many fans have predicted that the current arc will finish with Prime pulling the Autobots out of the conflict on Earth.


I know I did. :o

Nice one Emvers.

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Not sure what I think about it tbh. Interested to see how/if they're gonna make a series work with the only robots being the antagonists. Human resistance? Joy of joyz0rs.

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Post by sprunkner » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:42 pm

Prime should know that pulling out never works.
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Post by Metal Vendetta » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:56 pm

I was going to write "with Prime pulling the Autobots off Earth" but that sounds even worse...
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Post by Best First » Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:02 pm

so... another series about Megs with an unknown at the helm (Tf wise)

hmm....

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Post by Halfshell » Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:15 pm

Best First wrote:so... another series about Megs with an unknown at the helm (Tf wise)


At least it's somebody who's written comics before.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shane_McCarthy for those unfamiliar with him.

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Post by Best First » Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:53 pm

yeah, i am prob being a bit unfair - Megs: Origins left a really bad taste in my wallet...
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Post by skyblaze » Thu Jan 17, 2008 4:39 am

You can't be serious about Prime pulling out of Earth. :eek: That would be a clear invitation to decepticon conquest of the universe and Cybertron. :evil: Earth is a rich source of energon unless they found a better one. :p HMMMMM! :lol: I wonder....
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Post by Halfshell » Thu Jan 17, 2008 8:30 am

skyblaze wrote: clear invitation to decepticon conquest of the universe and Cybertron.


Cybertron's dead, Jim.

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Post by Predabot » Thu Jan 17, 2008 1:43 pm

Hmm, McCarthy's CV doesn't look too bad. (Detective Comics, eey?)

And I've heard that British Anthology Event Horizon has been hailed by critics alike as all quality, straight trough to the core of it. :)

Maybe I should try and find out wich story(s) he did in those, and post some preview or such, here? We should be able to give him a fair judgement on that.

EDIT: Ok, he wrote something aptly named 'The Cure' in Event Horizon1 and a "future Science" -story called 'Ride Red Ride' in Event Horizon2.

I found some previews:

Ride, Red, Ride
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http://www.newsarama.com/MamTor/02/Red/ ... idePre.htm


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http://www.newsarama.com/MamTor/cured5.jpg

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Post by Brendocon » Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:58 pm

http://idwpublishing.com/phpBB2/viewtop ... c&start=90

Hints:

1) Yes, it's 'in continuity'.
2) No, it's not a 'world without Autobots' (that was a misquote from a television interview I did)
3) F-15s? Hell yes.


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Post by Metal Vendetta » Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:51 pm

Ooh this could be fun.
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