Prime Concept Art Showcased a Far Different Series

Newly-revealed concept art for a 2010s Transformers cartoon showcases how different the series could have been.



Unveiled by the website Night Shining, concept art for the series that became Transformers: Prime has been released over ten years after the show debuted. According to these preliminary concepts, the show was at the time simply referred to as Transformers: Robots In Disguise, which was a title previously given to a 2000-2001 Transformers anime. Likewise, this title was also ironically used for the sequel to Transformers: Prime. While the finished product was a fairly “serious” amalgamation of the live-action Transformers movie aesthetic and more traditional incarnations, the concept art took this idea to a new level.

Related

Invincible Creator Raves About Transformers’ Peter Cullen Joining the Series

Invincible creator Robert Kirkman doesn’t mask his surprise in securing one of his biggest inspirations for Season 2: Transformers’ Peter Cullen.


The Transformers: Prime Concept Art Celebrated the Franchise’s History

As seen in these preliminary images, there were a lot of changes made before the series became its more recognizable state as Transformers: Prime. Many of the Cybertronians looked both familiar and far different, with the goal being to have some visual continuity with both the movies and the recent Transformers: War for Cybertron video game. Optimus Prime notably had a trailer in vehicle mode, with most modern incarnations of the character actually doing away with this. Like in Generation 1 and Transformers: Armada, this trailer transformed into a battle station. Likewise, Prime seemingly had other optional trailer attachments, including a gigantic drill.

Starscream’s design eschewed the movie incarnation and was instead an update of his classic G1 look. Megatron was incredibly bulky, most resembling the initial design for him in the movies. The popular Autobot Bumblebee had looks ranging from resembling G1, the movies and something in between. The same went for Ratchet and Ironhide, though they only really retained their weapons and color schemes from the movies. Just like in the actual show, the Autobot Smokescreen is for some reason given the color scheme of the police car Autobot Prowl.

Related

Transformers: Beast Wars and Dragon Ball Z Star Pauline Newstone Has Passed Away

Pauline Newstone, known for her roles in Beast Wars: Transformers and the Ocean Group dub of Dragon Ball Z, has passed away.

Likewise, the three new human allies that were used in Transformers: Prime weren’t yet shown, with the Autobots instead beng aided by a hacker version of their classic ally, Spike Witwicky. Humans were set to be a key part of the series, both as heroes and antagonists. Though these concepts were fairly different from the final product, it’s still clear where the major narrative foundation of Transformers: Prime was laid.

Transformers: Prime Is One of the Most Acclaimed Entries In the Franchise

Running from 2010 to 2013, Transformers: Prime was one of the loosely connected parts of the so-called “Aligned continuity.” Pitting Optimus Prime’s team of Autobots against Megatron, the Decepticons and their hordes of mindless Vehicons, the series was noted for its unique art style and handling of the franchise’s mythology. Essentially an amalgamation of various continuities, it’s still considered one of the strongest and best-written cartoons in the franchise. This reception saw it nominated for numerous awards, several of which it won.

Transformers: Prime notably brought back Peter Cullen as the voice of Optimus Prime, with Frank Welker also returning as Megatron. It not only had a movie finale, but it also spawned a video game, a TV spinoff for younger audiences in the form of Transformers: Rescue Bots, the sequel Transformers: Robots in Disguise and a toyline. Since then, it’s remained a fan-favorite, with new toys for the characters being produced for the current Transformers: Legacy toyline.

Source: Tformers.com

Transformers Rise of the Beasts Poster

Transformers

Transformers is a media franchise produced by American toy company Hasbro and Japanese toy company Takara Tomy. It primarily follows the heroic Autobots and the villainous Decepticons, two alien robot factions at war that can transform into other forms, such as vehicles and animals.

First Film
Transformers

First TV Show
Transformers

Cast
Peter Cullen , Wil Wheaton , Shia LaBeouf , Megan Fox , Luna Lauren Velez , Dominique Fishback

on bbc news
on hindi news
on the news today
on channel 7 news
ôrf news
campo grande news ônibus
ôpera news
campo grande news greve de ônibus
l1 news horário dos ônibus
l1 news ônibus
lago azul news ônibus
news österreich
news österreich heute
news österreich aktuell
news öffentlicher dienst
news österreich corona
news öl
news österreich orf
news ö3
news österreich heute aktuell
news österreich sport
ö24 news
ölpreis news
öbb news
ösv news
österreich news krone
övp news
özil news
öffentlicher dienst news 2023
österreich promi news

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *