Wednesday, February 27, 2008

I'm suing!

Oh, Transformers: Animated, why did you steal my Mecha-Ponytail?
(Of course, if I were to sue, I'd get sued for stealing Transformers sound effects and music for the Mecha Dynamite episode. :-p)


Anonymous tainted ink said...

What a fucking rip-off. It is not a coincidence. The new Transformers "creators" are creative thieves. I've had Transformers ideas blatantly stolen by them as well. I guess it just proves how bad the new Hasbro people suck that they have to steal from fans.

3:42 AM  
Blogger amordefunk said...

That shit is more then coencidence!

3:13 PM  
Blogger Sirkowski said...

Sure. X-D

6:32 PM  
Anonymous DPR said...

... so, is Todd Goldman one of the character designers??? ^_^

3:51 AM  
Blogger Sirkowski said...

If he was the drawing would just be traced over. lol

12:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hasbro Hired Todd Goldman to draw they liked his work so well that they gave him a second chance and this is what he dose... LOL

In a real note thats F...up! They truly ripped off your Mecha-Ponytail.Thruly messed up.


1:15 PM  
Anonymous AlphaFactor said...

Hey... Whoa.

Yeah... that does... seem really similar.

1:24 PM  
Anonymous Tainted Ink said...

It's no coincidence. When your work is online it is exposed. More people are looking, listening, learning, and stealing than one might guess. And they come from every walk of life.

1:44 PM  
Blogger Ronymaru said...

Puede tomarlo del lado bueno y considerarlo un homenaje. Pero el que roba no progresa.

You can take the bright side and consider it a tribute. But stealing is not progressing.

2:09 PM  
Anonymous Shane said...

I think like John Waters said the best tribute is actually getting paid for your work (Nickelodeon stole ideas from his film Polyester for one of their Rugrat movies & he couldn't sue because the copyright expired).

10:58 PM  
Blogger Orin J. said...

transformers with ponytales were in the original series, you guys.

oh, you silly reactionaries.

11:08 PM  
Blogger Sirkowski said...

But it ain't yellow. XD

11:30 AM  
Blogger Bushido Hacks said...

Kick their ass, Sirkowski!

This incarnation of the Transformers series sucks! It's a shame you can't sue them for sucking too.

Classic Transformers > This crap.

8:15 PM  
Blogger Sirkowski said...

Mh, I dunno. "Animated" isn't very good, but I don't think G1 was very good either.

8:23 PM  
Anonymous DPR said...

Say what you want about G1 Transformers, but it set the standard. G2 was pretty much a continuation, but began the rapid descent. Then came Beast Wars, and the shark jumping commenced. The franchise is now on par with Go-bots, because every re-make of transformers has sucked ever since they re-released G1 with all that extra CGI crap during the scene change wipes to try to make it more like Beast Wars. The movie is NO exception to that statement.

Seems Hasbro is following the trend of attempting (and failing) to market new toys to a new generation of uninterested kids who would rather play PS3 instead of hanging on to the sad, older bastards who will shell out
$200 for an Optimus Prime bust.

Random aside: Ever notice how many times TF and Spider-Man have been remade?

2:00 AM  
Blogger Sirkowski said...

Actually I think Beast Wars was the only decent series that came out of this. There was an actual character devellopement. Of course, that might be because it was Canadian. X-)

2:13 AM  
Anonymous dpr said...

It could very well have character development... it could be the most well written stuff ever, but what I am trying to say is that when optimus prime magically became a robotic ape instead of a red semi truck, it completely flies in the face of the original nature of the thing. A very quick and painless example is if I were to remake the "massively popular 80's cartoon Miss Dynamite!", only, I will unilaterally make Eva a black man, and Blackie will be an 8 foot tall singing fish. Oh, and did i mention it is live action, and all of the humor will be gone? Don't worry though, it will have excellent character development!

Not the same, is it? Then why would I still call my vision Miss Dynamite??? Exactly. The thing that made Beast Wars "bad" was trying to relate it as a new vision of G1. That one thing in and of itself could have made the show better. It's sort of like when a movie is billed as one thing, but turns out to be another... like Fight Club when it was "the biggest action movie of the year" or the release of Anaconnda when it was billed as a good film.

5:50 AM  
Blogger Sirkowski said...

Miss Dynamite can be a gorilla, as long as it's good. X-D

11:31 AM  
Anonymous DOOM said...

Optimus primal of beast wars, whas not optimus prime from the G1 serie.
hell the autobots and deciptions where shown in the later eps. primal even took in prime's spark

of course then they had to f*ck up the awsome that whas beast wars and make that horrible show beast machines

3:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"As much as you'd like to give me a face full of foam..."

How did they ever get that to air?

10:43 PM  

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