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Princeps of the Titan 'SDF-1'






Just clocked on FB.

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2019/09/30/games-workshop-and-marvel-comics-team-upgw-homepage-post-1/

Nothing much to show at the moment, but told to expect them around 2020.

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I eagerly await the Halloween/Christmas/whatever holiday cross over where X-men have to deal with Space Marines!



This is really exciting, esp as it means there's a chance the comics wll hang around too, a lot of GW's classics have vanished into out of print and GW doesn't even digitally re-sell them (or many of them). You'd have thought they've have got on comixology by now and got their archive posted up but nope not yet it seems.


   
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Fargo, ND USA

GW and Marvel, huh? Wonder when we're getting our Disney movie and Hasbro toyline.

Honestly wish they'd gone with IDW or back to Boom now that Boom's found its footing with Power Rangers.

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 Platuan4th wrote:
GW and Marvel, huh? Wonder when we're getting our Disney movie and Hasbro toyline.


Honestly?

At this rate?

Christmas would not surprise me.

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Seems like a good idea to suss these things out with comics before releasing them as movies.

   
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Australia

Here comes the Warhammer Cinematic Universe

In all seriousness I won't be buying any of these. Curious to see where it leads though.

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 Platuan4th wrote:
GW and Marvel, huh? Wonder when we're getting our Disney movie and Hasbro toyline.

Honestly wish they'd gone with IDW or back to Boom now that Boom's found its footing with Power Rangers.

Well Disney kinda owns Marvel, so there’s that.
Personally I think it’s great that Yvraine is going to become a Disney Princess though…

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MCU Space Marines here we come
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut




UK

 Platuan4th wrote:
GW and Marvel, huh? Wonder when we're getting our Disney movie and Hasbro toyline.

Honestly wish they'd gone with IDW


IDW or Humanoids would have been great choices too! Though Marvel likely carries a much better name for outreach. Everyone by now has heard of Marvel/DC - even before the films they were big enough names well outside of the USA. IDW and Humanoids and such are good solid names but very much more in the "you're a comic fan if you know of them" rather than being "household" names for the general population.

   
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 Overread wrote:
 Platuan4th wrote:
GW and Marvel, huh? Wonder when we're getting our Disney movie and Hasbro toyline.

Honestly wish they'd gone with IDW


IDW or Humanoids would have been great choices too! Though Marvel likely carries a much better name for outreach. Everyone by now has heard of Marvel/DC - even before the films they were big enough names well outside of the USA. IDW and Humanoids and such are good solid names but very much more in the "you're a comic fan if you know of them" rather than being "household" names for the general population.


Both Boom and IDW have made major progress on being household names thanks to their licensed properties(Power Rangers for Boom; Transformers, Star Trek, TMNT, Ghostbusters, Jem, and MLP for IDW). Locke & Key(IDW) has gained enough following to launch a Netflix series next year. Jem and Transformers both have made some major noise in the wider geek news thanks to the amount of representation they pushed.

I think going with Marvel isn't just about going with one of the Big 2, but indicative of their push to attempt to become a mainstream multimedia company instead of "just" a game company.

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My first thought was Marvel minis- phew! Marvel finally has some great series going again, so there is a (small) chance for these to be good. But my bet is WARHAMMER ADVENTURES comics.........
   
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Marshal Loss wrote:Here comes the Warhammer Cinematic Universe

In all seriousness I won't be buying any of these. Curious to see where it leads though.


Platuan4th wrote:
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I think going with Marvel isn't just about going with one of the Big 2, but indicative of their push to attempt to become a mainstream multimedia company instead of "just" a game company.


I think it's pretty obvious where it leads.
Trying to mainstream is right.

My prediction - All of the non-core game story output will be scrubbed of anything too grim-dark or offensive until it's palatable to wider mainstream audiences.
Whether or not this gets reflected back into the game fluff - not sure. Coin toss.
   
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Actually kind of interested to see how this turns out?

Marvel still has their Knights label they use for their darker, more mature, content. Like how DC had Vertigo...So I could see 40k and maybe AoS fitting in there to keep them true to their darker themes.

Overall, if GW allows them insignificant stories to start I don't see what the harm could be. If they like the way things are rolling with Marvel then they can start looking at important storylines they usually only do themselves.
   
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Princeps of the Titan 'SDF-1'






There’s plenty of room in GW’s worlds for in depth stories that don’t shake the status quo.

Definitely an advantage of them being so huge and curiously ill defined.

Consider 40k. You’ve got Hive Worlds for the Blade Runner aesthetic, Feudal Worlds for films like that one where a space dude helps Vikings fight off an Alien, Primitive Worlds for near Planet of the Apes stuff.

AoS is much the same. Opinions on execution to one side, the Realms are functionally endless in size - so lots of room for serious story telling without having to worry about treading on narrative toes.

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Fargo, ND USA

Yup, I have a feeling it'll be like the Boom Comics, Inferno Comics, and earlier Black Library books where the authors are free to tell whatever story they want within the confines of GW's rules and have no impact on the major events GW reserves for themselves.

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The Realms can have whole kingdoms go to war over Realmgates, battle across multiple planes and yet never encounter any of the core settlments, the core narrative nor have any impact on the Gods.

40K is the same - whole worlds can burn and blaze and go to war; hive fleets can be crushed; Warrghs can rise; Craftworlds can fall and Imperium warriors smash things in the name of the Emperor and it changes nothing in the grand overall story.


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 Platuan4th wrote:
Yup, I have a feeling it'll be like the Boom Comics, Inferno Comics, and earlier Black Library books where the authors are free to tell whatever story they want within the confines of GW's rules and have no impact on the major events GW reserves for themselves.


Which I hope is the case, giving writers and artists freedom to explore within a setting can often produce better work than when they keep getting constrained by the setting.

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MCU has some dark moments though - they just handle them like Black Library does in its non horror/Heresy titles and don't show the gory details.

Thanos wipes out half of all known life.
Black Widow kills herself to allow hawkeye to get the gem.
Gammora's sister having real parts replaced by bionics.

I've no idea what titles Boom even does, I've heard of IDW but if you are GW then you want a major player if they are interested and that's Marvel.

Would be amazing if Disney bought the IP
   
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Forcibly replaced at that, as Thanos ‘improves’ her.

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if we don't get a space marine chapter in gold and red called the "Ironmen" this is a wasted oppertunity

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What a shame that GW never partnered with their true soulmate in the comics business: 90s Image Comics. They had so much in common:

* Giant improbable weapons
* Love of pauldrons and pouches
* Terrible naming practices
* Dodgy anatomy
* Poorly designed and disproportioned feet
* Being TOTALLY X-TREME! ALL THE TIME!

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 TwilightSparkles wrote:
I've no idea what titles Boom even does,


Power Rangers, Fall of Cthulhu, and Warhammer 40,000, to name a few.



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God, can you imagine Rob Liefeld drawing a marine? How could shoulder pads get any bigger?

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*imagine I’m good at art, and I’ve just drawn an absolute Pinhead Marine, chest like a battleship prow, Pauldrons like a Deathstar split in half, with teens tiny Warmahordes style legs*

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Cryptek of Awesome wrote:
I think it's pretty obvious where it leads.
Trying to mainstream is right.

My prediction - All of the non-core game story output will be scrubbed of anything too grim-dark or offensive until it's palatable to wider mainstream audiences.
Whether or not this gets reflected back into the game fluff - not sure. Coin toss.


Disney sell place settings and lunch boxes for toddlers plastered with images of a mass murdering sorcerer and his horde of mass produced henchmen without half a conscience.between all of them

Deadpool... that's all you really need to say.

I dont think a few demons and some grim darkness is going to rock the boat all that much...

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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Ah, this explains why they dropped their Titan Comics cooperation like a hot potato. Hopefully Marvel forces better QC than Titan did, DoW III comic featured one of the most garbage art quality I have ever seen in print and terribad story, Deathwatch had such weak non-story I wonder what even was the point (plus art that you sometimes wonder how it passed simple logic check, never mind any kind of actual review, like forgetting to draw the actual barrel part of gun multiple times) and while I don't have a problem with their DA comics, I hear DA fans were whining there was something wrong with them too.

As for the content, Cain would make perfect Marvel series, as would a lot of other series. Hopefully GW won't insist on 40K writers this time...
   
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 TwilightSparkles wrote:

Would be amazing if Disney bought the IP


I take it you haven't seen what Disney has done to Star Wars or you wouldn't be saying that.

Warhammer under Disney would likely turn into something much worse than any of the bumbling GW manages now.
   
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 Togusa wrote:
 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
Just clocked on FB.

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2019/09/30/games-workshop-and-marvel-comics-team-upgw-homepage-post-1/

Nothing much to show at the moment, but told to expect them around 2020.



*YAWN*

Seriously, no one reads super hero comics anymore, let alone 40K stuff.



Except they do...? Comics are still super popular. Look at Detective Comics #1000, celebrating the 80th anniversary of Batman. The issue had initial orders in North America of more than 526,000 copies. That would be like saying nobody buys models to paint anymore. They do. You're just not hanging out with that crowd.
   
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Disney buying up 40k would be the best thing to ever happen to the IP. It will never happen.

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Would have thought 2000AD would have been an ideal match for Gamesworkshop.

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