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Transformers: The Last Knight banner shows Optimus Prime fighting…

August 2nd, 2016 by Marc Comments


Feast your eyes on the new Transformers: The Last Knight banner showing Optimus Prime fighting, em, dragons? Monsters? Demons… we have no idea what those are.

We are noting that Prime’s hands and arms look like a more solid affair this time out and we’re wondering if, now that it’s the start of a new shared Hasbron universe, it’s a return to the look of the Transformers of Generation 1 – the old cartoons to those not in the know?

Let us know what you all think…

The story for Transformers: The Last Knight will apparently involve Optimus Prime finding his home planet, Cybertron, now a dead planet, which he comes to find he was responsible for killing. He finds a way to bring the planet back to life, but in order to do so he needs to find an artifact. And of course, that artifact is on Earth. What is that artifact? 

Somehow the artifact ties into Merlin, the magician of King Arthur lore. Apparently, the power of magic was given to Merlin by a Transformer and somehow the artifact ties into this. As far as what the artifact is, we can’t say, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it has something to do with the famed sword Excaliber.

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….