MTMTE #20

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MTMTE #20

Post by Mr_Tigg » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:51 am

http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-new ... ew-178250/

ibooks preview is now up - that means one week to go!

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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Metal Vendetta » Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:30 am

Argh.
I would have waited a ******* eternity for this!!!!
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Best First » Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:58 am

Yep.

For me it's mainly a stabbing pain in my sides and then aches in my arms and shoulders.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Metal Vendetta » Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:01 pm

James's song for this issue: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8nibIN7i6M

"Life is a strange thing - just when you think you know how to use it, it's gone."

Eek.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by bumblemusprime » Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:28 pm

I haven't read the preview (trying to resist spoilers) but I have this to say

[composite word including 'f*ck'] JAMES ROBERTS DO NOT KILL RATCHET.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Hound » Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:23 pm

I think Ratchet will be OK. I hope they keep Pharma around as he's pretty compelling as a villain and it sucks if the villains keep dying...If I have one criticism of Roberts it's that he's a bit kill-happy when it would be more interesting to keep a character around.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Best First » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:50 am

Is he?

Most of them turn out to be ok 10 minutes/pages later.

I still don't think Overlord is dead.

Pipes is tho. feck.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Yaya » Fri Aug 23, 2013 2:41 pm

I still don't think Overlord is dead.
Me neither. Or Rewind. I think the DJD are on their merry way to collect them carcasses so they can resusitate Overlord so they can.....torture him back to death. It's what they do.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Best First » Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:46 pm

i was wondering about that - given Dark Cybertron is 6 months long (i think) feels like an awful long time between introducing the DJD and when we will return to their story.

Unless they and maybe the Scavengers will turn up in Dark Cyberton, And maybe Grimmers too.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Best First » Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:47 pm

yeah so try not to read this full preview....


http://tformers.com/transformers-more-t ... /news.html
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Mr_Tigg » Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:58 pm

Posted preview. Didn't see the one above it. So now removed the link to avoid duplication.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Computron » Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:24 pm

Exciting!

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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Mr_Tigg » Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:20 pm

Best First wrote:yeah so try not to read this full preview....


http://tformers.com/transformers-more-t ... /news.html
Beat me to the punch!

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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Best First » Wed Aug 28, 2013 1:34 pm

Boy, that escalated quickly. I mean that really got out of hand fast.

Can i have the next one please.

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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Metal Vendetta » Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:40 pm

Ho Lee Shee It

That's one of the best Transformers comics ever, right? I mean, On The Edge Of Extinction good?

I'm just gonna read it again. Possibly two or three times.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Impactor returns 2.0 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:22 pm

Blimey that was unexpected!

It's like the red wedding X 1000000!
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Computron » Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:09 pm

I could write pages on how awesone that was but I think I'll just sit here slack jawed.

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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Hound » Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:23 pm

Wow.

Ratchet <3

Anyone else notice Brainstorm's suitcase was detached? I think that's they key to getting out of this.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Metal Vendetta » Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:41 pm

Ratchet's just amazing in this, he's such a strong character. Though it does feel odd to have classically pacifist First Aid being the one wanting to kill Pharma.

Loved the way Getaway's escape plan was something they could have done all along, and that Tailgate even suggested part of it.

And then pretty much every moment from Rodimus kicking the door down was just pure awesome. I'm really pleased we get to see a bit of what the Scavengers have been up to, for a start, plus the DJD and Cybertron! Incredible.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Best First » Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:10 pm

Yeah the final montage was absolutely brilliant.

Loooooved the Soundwave one.

Someone really needs to take that bleeding stick off Tyrest.

And so intrigued by Cyclonus.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Impactor returns 2.0 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:27 pm

So has the killswitch taken effect, are all these transformers really dead, thats going to be quite a few...
ANd can it really, really not be reversed, you know like summon the knights of cybertron or some other plot device?
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by bumblemusprime » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:41 am

Faaaaantastic issue.

I... really can't think of anything else to say. So far this is a lot like the "**** is irreversible" cliffhanger of the penultimate chapter of Thor: Godbomb. I have full faith that James Roberts' resolution be just as amazing as Jason Aaron's.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Mr_Tigg » Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:05 am

Oh me oh my what a day for TF comics. Not only MTMTE but a brilliant issue of ReGen to boot.

Loved Ratchet's 'get out of jail' plan. Total badass. Whirl and Cyclonus absolutely rocked too - both characters are so compelling. The overcompensating-nutjob and the too-noble-for-his-own-good-antihero. Can't wait to get the Whirl Generations toy to pair up with my Cyclonus now.

The issue made me want to re-read issue 2 when Skids first pops up and start joining the dots.

The only parts that slightly disappointed me was Pharma running off when he was suppose to be 'fixing' First Aid, and Dai Atlas's death seemed a little on the rushed side. So, so, SO keen to see Cyclonus and Whirl perform a tag team takedown on Star Saber.

Question. Are we still getting monthly MTMTE with Dark Cybertron or is it alternating between RiD and MTMTE?

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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by bumblemusprime » Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:15 pm

Far as I can tell, Dark Cybertron is 12 parts: 2 bookends, 5 issues each of the regular series.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Best First » Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:40 pm

Correct.
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by snarl » Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:07 pm

Did anybody notice what Chromedome was "saying" on the final page?
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Auntie Slag » Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:31 pm

One thing I noticed, and this'll probably sound daft but on the last page Tyrest says he can hear them singing. And the lyrics follow the same rhythm as 'There's a hole in my bucket, dear lisa, dear lisa'.

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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Impactor returns 2.0 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:29 pm

So, with only the cold forged TF left after Tyrest threw the killswitch, what happens to, well everyone who doesnt agree with his mass genocide ? - Tyrest has achieved his plan but to what end?
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Yaya » Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:57 pm

Best First wrote:Boy, that escalated quickly. I mean that really got out of hand fast.
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LOL. Anchorman:Legend of Ron Burgandy, right? Nice.

I don't think the killswitch thing is instantaneous death. Likely, it's a slower process that can be reversed if remedied in time.

Incredible issue, with my favorite moment being Ratchet using Ambulon's carcass as a weapon. I think that's the second time we've seen something like that, the first being while Prime rode his dead colleagues carcass over some Cons.

Is there some history between Dai Atlas and Star Saber in Japanese TF continuity? Just curious if they've held a rivalry of sorts before.

Tailgate definitely gonna end up the next Ultra Magnus. Then again, that would be too obvious for Roberts, wouldn't it? Then again, maybe James doing the obvious would throw us off and, in effect, be surprising? I can't read James. And that's what makes this great.

So just to try and pull this together, Prowl is the 'boss' who sent Getaway and Skids as special ops bots to keep and eye on Tyrest after the Aequitas trials. Was there something else that Prowl found out about Tyrest on that disc at the end of LSOTW that made him want to keep tabs on Tyrest in the first place?

Can't wait for the finale of this next month!
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Re: MTMTE #20

Post by Best First » Mon Sep 02, 2013 8:19 am

Whirl killed a guy with a trident.

Whammy!
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