DC has officially killed Vertigo. It's been floundering for the past few years but now it's officially dead. DC is re-branding itself with three different tiers of comics...DC Kids for ages 8-12, DC Universe for ages 13+ (i.e. the usual stuff) and DC Black Label for 17+.
Kind of a shame. Vertigo comics were a staple of my comic art (and writing) development. I'm not sure where I'd be without the influences of the likes of Chris Bachalo run on Death: High Cost of Living, Matt Wagner's Sandman Mystery Theatre, the Black Orchid miniseries and series, or even Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's run on Hellblazer. Granted lately, it's not been anywhere the heights of quality it had during the Sandman or even the Preacher & Fables days... But I'll always have fond memories of it and hope someday it'll return to a proper venue again.
iacon45: I'll buy a Ratchet if they make one like that.
Jan 26, 2020 21:47:53 GMT -5
Blade Raider: I've generally heard good things about those figures. I'm not sure I'll buy any if I see them just due to character selection. Maybe BB.
Jan 26, 2020 15:44:46 GMT -5
Optimal Megatron: And while Bumblebee has some shoulder limitations, Prime has crazy articulation.
Jan 25, 2020 22:54:03 GMT -5
Optimal Megatron: So, I picked up the Cyberverse Deluxe figures with the build a fig parts. Prime and Bumblebee are here and they're frankly much better figures than the previous Warrior ones. I'd say just a shade under the Generations for complexity.
Jan 25, 2020 22:53:44 GMT -5
Blade Raider: Sorry, I got distracted by Kamen Rider livestream and Rider toy news.
Jan 25, 2020 21:17:45 GMT -5
Blade Raider: Awesome. Glad you found it.
Jan 25, 2020 21:16:24 GMT -5
iacon45: HA! Found the Bot Bot 5 pack! It was pushed up under the bed
Jan 25, 2020 19:43:56 GMT -5
iacon45: Wow. I didn't think there were that many without a repaint
Jan 25, 2020 19:07:36 GMT -5
iacon45: Sorry had some network issues
Jan 25, 2020 19:07:02 GMT -5
Blade Raider: Oh, Hawt Mess has a repaint. Keep forgetting the SDCC set.
Jan 25, 2020 18:23:16 GMT -5
Blade Raider: There's way more than I'm willing to count in wave 3 and 4 without repaints yet, so I'll stop there.
Jan 25, 2020 18:16:45 GMT -5
Blade Raider: Just looking at a wave 1 checklist, the following have no repaints or retools: Burgertron, Snippy Snappy, Ms. Take, Sticky Mcgee, S'Up Dawg, Hawt Diggity, Kidd Klobber, Fun Gus, Waddlepop
Jan 25, 2020 18:08:46 GMT -5
Blade Raider: Oh, Burgertron has not been repainted at all.
Jan 25, 2020 18:02:21 GMT -5
Blade Raider: I'd have to go look at this point. A couple each wave, I think.
Jan 25, 2020 18:01:40 GMT -5