Daily Scans Below are the 4 most recent journal entries recorded in the "Daily Scans" journal:
August 10th, 2009
09:31 pm


Guess who's back... Back again, yes?
I wasn't much interested in the announcement of a S.W.O.R.D. ongoin, announced at Wizardworld Chicago, despite the presence of Beast and the promise of Lockheed as the team's Wolverine. Until I read this interview.

"And in the first issue, as I needed a bounty hunter for a plot beat..."

I wonder who they could be talking about.

But don't call him a bounty hunter. He's a freelance peace keeping agent, right?

Now can we get a guest slot in Deadpool, pretty please?

Tags: , , , ,

(12 comments | Leave a comment)

June 30th, 2009
12:26 am


Now THIS is how you show Transformers fighting Mr Bay...
Having, for reasons I'm not sure I quite believe, subjected myself to the horrors of "Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen" (Or "Shia LeBeouf and the Hardware Mastur-Bay-tion") I felt I had to soothe my frayed nerves with some decent Transformers....

So this comes from the UK comic - Transformers Weekly #82, way back in October 1986.

From left to right, this happy little crew are Impactor, Rack'n'Ruin, Topspin, Whirl, Roadbuster and Twintwist (Only Rack'n'Ruin and Impactor are not actual toys in the TF line). The components strewn around them appear to be bits of Blitzwing, the Deception triplechager tank/jet/robot. (Oh, and yes, "get wrecked" had the same other meaning of "getting drunk" back in 1986 as it does now) These are NOT A-list Transformers... they are barely D-List Transformers, they are the Transformers equivalent of PAD's X-Factor cast, wannabe's and never were's. NONE of this crew ever showed up in the cartoon for example.

Before we begin I might drawn your attention to the colouring here, it really is rather lovely, John Burns taking full advantage of the different printing technique that the UK Weekly could use.

The Wreckers fight hard... REALLY hard... as we see in this introduction to the team as they launch a sneak attack with their feared battle cry of...

Tags: , , ,

(27 comments | Leave a comment)

June 14th, 2009
10:39 am


One perfect moment: Optimus Prime
Hey there. First post on the new SD. JUst wanted to get this one in before the week is over.

From "Transformers: Stormbringer #4" by Simon Furman and Don Figueroa. Thunderwing, a massive robot gone crazy after experimenting on himself with a bio-grafting techinque, is rampaging on Cybertron and the Decepticons are this close to just blow up the whole planet just to be done with it. Enter OP:

Tags: , , , ,

(4 comments | Leave a comment)

June 8th, 2009
12:20 pm


One Perfect Moment: The Transformers Edition

Three perfect moments here, some old, some new. Starting with:

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

(29 comments | Leave a comment)

Powered by InsaneJournal