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The Final Lesson

The Transformers: Mosaic project is a fan-based project to get artists and writers working together to create fancomics.

Below is my piece, entitled ‘The Final Lesson’ featuring the super-duper obscure character The Student from the Marvel UK comics. Of course, it is written from the point of view that the reader will have no idea who he is, so all the information you need is there.

I wrote and coloured it, Jake Isenberg did the art, and Mark Kuggeleijn did the lettering. And I think it came out really well. Check the bitchin’ moustache at the end!

 
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Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 Tall Tales 2 Comments

I Love Transformers: Armada Toys

I’m starting with a controversial title, and I’ll continue it here. Armada has been one of the most unfairly maligned Transformer lines in recent years. It came after the Robots In Disguise line, that was low on gimmicks but big on realism and posability. Armada meanwhile was the opposite and was low on realism and posability but high on the fun factor. And fans hated it.

Yet kids loved it. Huh, toys being made for kids, go figure.

Of course, I’m an adult (or I like to think so) and yet these guys line my shelves. I personally think Armada was one of the most solid Transformer lines to date, really exciting, vibrant and fun. And so I’m going to pick out some of my favourites and hopefully pressure you into thinking the same!

 

Hot Shot

I’ll admit it. Hot Shot is probably the worst of the Armada line easily. He is very flat, his arms are truly atrocious and can only flap up and down weakly, and he is forever staring  upwards with a pained, agonizing look on his face › Continue reading

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Friday, February 27th, 2009 Toys 7 Comments

Alpha Trion vs Emirate Xaaron

For years there has been one question that has burned within humanity, one truth needing to be discovered before the dawning of perfection. No, not the path to eternal life, nor the location of Atlantis, but…

Who would win –

Alpha Trion vs Emirate Xaaron

 

What do you mean who are they? Like Rocky vs Mr T; God versus Satan, this eternal struggle is one that has gripped the nation › Continue reading

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Monday, December 1st, 2008 Random 10 Comments