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IDW Comics Thread: May 2016 Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36817358Sticky[View]

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #42
Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a & c)
Pinkie Pie decides to make her very own comic book! Pinkie’s version of a comic book might just be a little bit different than what you’re expecting!

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #28
Jeremy Whitley (w) • Tony Fleecs (a & c)
The Cutie Mark Crusaders visit Canterlot. When their appointed guardian is summoned away, it’s up to Princess Luna to watch over the precocious fillies. Luna can’t be that bad with kids, right?
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Anonymous 36817441

>>36817440
that's actually what boom does with adventure time comics & other CN ip's AT for example: marceline had 2, boot bear guy, peppermint butler & cinnamon bunn and resently ice king all had comic miniseries I like to see something similar with each of the main 6 and each comic miniseries should have it's own feel


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Season 6 Episode 7 Anticipation Thread Anticipation Thread 36817194Sticky[View]

#Spoiler
The next anticipation thread is for the Episode Newbie Dash

>After achieving her dream of becoming a Wonderbolt, Rainbow Dash makes a terrible first impression and gets stuck with an embarrassing nickname.


>Anticipation Threads are posted weekly by Marimo and are followed by a Discussion Thread after airing


If patterns continue, Marimo will post the next thread on Sunday, May 1st at 9:30 AM EST / 6:30 AM PST
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That's gonna be good.


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Season 6 Episode 6 Discussion Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36817055Sticky[View][Last 50 Posts]

This thread is meant for discussing impressions on this week's episodes, No Second Prances, written by Nick Confalone, during and after it airs.

Be mindful of saying spoilers before they show up on TV.
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Unlikeable Pony (element of being banned. again) 36817389

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>>36817388
>>36817349
This is /pony; EVERYTHING derails into DBZ eventually.


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Future Content Dicussion Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36814446Sticky[View][Last 50 Posts]

#Spoiler
Season 6
The season's theme is "Explore Equestria".
Episode title: Flutter Brutter. Definitely the episode where Fluttershy's brother makes an appearance. Expected to air early in the season, at least before June 7th.
A picture was shown of Pinkie, Rainbow Dash, and Maud at Manehattan. Very likely an actual screencap.
What was reported from Toy Fair 2016:
>During the Toy Fair 2016 closed door press event, a new season 6 animatic with a griffon named Gabby was revealed. It was strongly hinted that griffons could get cutie marks, and the episode revolves around that.
>And joining her, there were apparently some new dragon chracters in the slide. We heard rumors they were Hearthswarming based, but can't confirm that. One looked female.
>New Hearthswarming Episode Song Details:
>Background ponies team up with mane 6 to decorate>Derpy dropped some boxes, annoyed Rarity, plopped a Christmas star on her head, then hid in a tree branch
>All the mane 6 and CMC Sing
>Christmas dragons
Chiara Zanni, VA of Daring Do, has said that she recorded an episode back in July.
John de Lancie was involved in recording at least one episode, and that seems likely to be a two parter.

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Unlikeable Pony (element of being banned. again) 36817438

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>>36817437
well good then :p
I edited in time


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Twilight is DUMPSTER TRASH Trip Trixie Based 'Titles' 'The God Himself' Stagemaster Foalins!oImGreatxA 36817117[View]

So to recap todays episode:

Twilight a shit at everything, especially her job

and

Trixie a best as usual
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Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36817442

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>>36817439
>She also didn't have any chemistry with the mane six in the premier either; She basically just nervously laughed and that was it in regards to the other 5.
>She hasn't shown any real interaction with the other 5 to this point besides just being "there".
While I can agree that she hasn't had much interaction with the others, and personally I would like to see a future episode that actually gives Starlight some more focus with another one of the mane six (and I know you don't want her to have any focus), I don't think "not having chemistry" really applies when there's not much given by the story to have some meaningful interaction between them to produce chemistry.

Anonymous 36817445

>>36817442
Stop defending this toddler trash that doesn't know how to be toddler trash anymore

Unlikeable Pony (element of being banned. again) 36817446

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>>36817442
well what does she have going for her to justify her interacting with the others? What interests or character traits would make her "work" with another of the mane six?

Like, for example, RD and fluttershy have the whole "over protective friend/submissive friend" chemistry and Shared backgrounds in being pegasi who grew up together to get them together in situations: AJ and RD can get together due to their shared love of physical activities or tomboy personalities, Rarity has a social air about her that makes her work in any situation where the other six are dealing with something involving either business or high society (Like in the gift of maud pie being set in manehattan or the upcoming Pinkie/Rarity episode dealing with a business), but what does Starlight truly have to make her fit into episodes or interaction with others?



The only real thing that starlight has as a character trait is "Twilight's pupil" and "Ex villain". Which really isn't good for inserting her organically with the other 5. Like, the other five just don't have anything to make them work well with her ex-villain aspect, and the Pupil thing only works with Twilight.


Starlight only really works with People like Twilight or secondary characters like Trixie, discord or possibly luna.

>>36817442
>(and I know you don't want her to have any focus),

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Zahtoh 36816808[View]

Is there any news on season 7 yet? I've tried looking around but I don't have good google skills.
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Anonymous 36817425

>>36817423
And I was saying there would be no way CN and Hasbro would give MLP that kind of treatment

Anonymous 36817427

>>36817425
it would if CN & hasbro negotiate something & gave CN more money instead what hasbro did with transformers RID and that's was just giving CN a barely decent mount a money just to air it

Anonymous 36817428

>>36817427
It's still a better fit for say Disney Junior


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In Soviet Equestria Pony Movie Watches You Nother Nonymous 36817234[View]

#Spoiler
An apparent leak of key facts and poster images about the movie at a Russian brony con:

http://www.equestriadaily.com/2016/05/possible-my-little-pony-movie-slides.html

Enhanced screenshot attached. Shoo bee doo shoo shoo shoo bee doo...
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Anonymous 36817410

>>36817407
And alicorns are freak mutants who used to be ponies

Unlikeable Pony (element of being banned. again) 36817411

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>>36817377
>Why do you think that? Its got older audience appeal (All the fans of ratchet and clank) plus young kids appeal even if you know nothing about ratchet and clank.
I hear the movie is already out, and Sony put no marketing on it.

Then i hear it is getting bad reviews, for not being really funny or that good, specially because alot of the movie is pretty much the cinemas in the game.

And that the story work alot better in the game than in the movie.

So it isnt make for the fans of the games because there isnt anything new in the movie if they already play the game., and sony isnt promoting it, so it ill dissapear around all the civil war and stuff.


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That's Our Celestia! Heavy Mole 36817158[View]

#Spoiler
One of the decidedly sucky things about "No Second Prances" was Celestia's lackluster response to Cranky's ice breaker. It warrants a comeback so badly that we'll post 'em here.

Go to it.
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Anonymous 36817257

>>36817238
I dunno. Sitting ponies look odd. Especially if they're sitting upright as a human would. Now if they're sitting like a dog or a cat would, it would still look awkward but at least less peculiar than the former.

Heavy Mole 36817296

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I was thinking...

"I'm anemic."

"The secret is washing it every three days..."

"It is coated in a mousse made from your mother's excited secretions, and her mother's and so on, going back many centuries. All were greatly satisfied."

"Actually it's a hat."


Minuette is a mess. Nickel Storm 36817307[View]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1NERZRoZlc

Her house is a mess, when the door opens you can see a spider's web, there are books piled up, the walls are dirty, the floor covered in dust. She zooms to the door before they can look in, she is instantly in their faces talking as fast as she can and making sure she has both their attentions. Shes obviously hiding something.

Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36817309

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The less fun answer is that because you don't go in there or get that much of a good look, they just used an interior shot of Moondancer's house from the end of the episode, without the picture being filled in.

Anonymous 36817383

Amazing how gross they made it look

36817392

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It might have something to do with her bouncy personality. Like she is so on the move all the time, that she never stops to tidy up.


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IDW Comics Thread: April 2016 Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36815700[View][Last 50 Posts]

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #41
Katie Cook (w) • Andy Price (a & c)
“Rainbow Dash’s Very Bad Day” A good day turns bad and Dash can’t shake her bad mood. Before long, it infects all of those around her. What can cure this case of the grumpies?!

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #27
Christina Rice (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a) • Tony Fleecs (c)
It’s cider season and things are busy at Sweet Apple Acres! Unfortunately, Granny has broken her hip and Pinkie Pie is called in to look after the cantankerous elder! Will Pinkie’s optimism triumph over Granny’s stubbornness?
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Anonymous 36817052

>>36817046
But may not be the right choice

Anonymous 36817319

I wish IDW did what boom studios is doing with the CN comics: get people from the show to write one-shots or comic miniseries, comic miniseries on side characters, and original graphic novels

36817390

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>>36817046

overweight, angry/bitchy "black women" don't exist in Equestria.


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What do you think the movie's toyline will be? unlikeable pony 36816983[View]

So, here's a question: The show and the movies are, at their core, just there to sell toys. Lets not sugar coat it, even the 2017 movie is going to be there just to be a vehicle to sell another toyline for hasbro.


So, what do you think the theme of the toyline will be? We've had 2 toylines that were just "Stamp cutie marks all over them" with rainbow power and Cutie mark magic, and explore equestria is built around experimenting with making them action figurey (Poseable and with more focus on "Holding" items and letting them use accessories in a way besides just dress up)


So, what direction do you think they'll do for the movie's toyline? (Super forms again, outfit focus, playset, ect.)
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Unlikeable Pony (element of being banned. again) 36817196

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>>36817193
Unless one is obsessed with alicorns (Though, admittedly the MLP fanbase does seem to be), just thinking they're grown up seems like the normal thing to view it as IMO.



Either way, I seriously doubt they'll have them all as alicorns in the movie.
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Anonymous 36817201

>>36817196
>Unless one is obsessed with alicorns (Though, admittedly the MLP fanbase does seem to be), just thinking they're grown up seems like the normal thing to view it as IMO.
RETARDS

Nother Nonymous 36817283

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>What do you think the movie's toyline will be?

See pic.
See >>36817234 (Spoilers!)


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Anonymous 36817141[View]

What was their motivation to win the Friendship Games?
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Anonymous 36817154

>>36817153
Fluttershy and Applejack tried to compare this shit at all to the Siren's control over CHS in Rainbow Rocks.

NostalgiaSchmaltz!jdKt6Dif02 36817160

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>>36817152
If they ignored them, there wouldn't be a movie. And thus, no vehicle to peddle multi-colored Barbie dolls.

Unlikeable Pony (element of being banned. again) 36817176

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>>36817141
The whole canterlot/Crystal prep rivalry seems to have been a much bigger part of the movie in the initial pitch, and when they decided they wanted to shift the focus it was already too late to cut out everything.
Like, look at the original ending: it had a focus on the crystal prep students as a whole leaving instead of twilight specifically.




basically, the motivation aspect was part of a large shaggy dog story, about the two coming together to stop viewing the competition as a way to look down on the other.


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Season 6 Episode 6 Anticipation Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36816535[View][Last 50 Posts]

#Spoiler
The next episode is No Second Prances.

>When Starlight Glimmer starts becoming friends with a fellow formerly bad-pony, Twilight tries to stop her.


There won't actually be an episode this coming Saturday, but next. This episode will air Saturday, April 30th at 11:30 AM EST/ 8:30 AM PST.
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36817040

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>>36817037

I DIDN'T WANT TO KNOW

Unlikeable Pony (element of being banned. again) 36817045

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NostalgiaSchmaltz!jdKt6Dif02 36817048

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>>36817040
THEN GET THE FUCK OFF MY BOARD, NORMIE

What I posted wasn't spoilers for the episode, though. People calling it a "NEET episode" are just assuming things about the episode based on its 1-sentence synopsis.
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Season 6 Episode 5 Discussion Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36816441[View]

This thread is meant for discussing impressions on this week's episodes, Gauntlet of Fire, written by Joanna Lewis & Kristine Songco, during and after it airs.

Be mindful of saying spoilers before they show up on TV.
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Anonymous 36816993

>>36816987
FUCK YOU ALLLLLL :^)

36816996

>>36816993

Sorry Twilight


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This is what happens when you do too many hiatus' B-Keeper 36816900[View]

>Season 6 Episode 6 is put on hiatus
>Earliest hiatus in shows history
>Bronies outraged
>Go to Hasbro and demands it be put out now
>Hasbro refuses
>Bronies take over Hasbro and start making their own episodes
>It ends ups up being even better then how Hasbro did it, appealing to all audiances
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B-Keeper 36816959

>>36816952
Ever heard of joking?

Anonymous 36816963

>>36816959
protip:
jokes are usually funny

SGfan 36816964

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>>36816963
Sick burn.


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Anonymous 36816681[View]

I legit think it would be a fun idea to have this guy as a villain for a premiere/finale.

Maybe he succeeds in stealing all of the pillows in Equestria and there will only be more restless nights unless our heroes can get them back?

Have something silly for once rather than something boring or forced seriousness.
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Clarity!EGL9GiOd9k 36816947

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>>36816909
>>36816924
The book happened, you know it to be true! It's cannon!

Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36816948

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>>36816947
If it's canon, then why is it in Hearthbreakers Applejack seems to be meeting Pinkie's other two sisters for the first time when she would've also met them in the book?

Clarity!EGL9GiOd9k 36816949

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>>36816948
Cause Applejack is a silly pony.


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Anonymous 36816837[View]

Dear god
Horse News had an interview with Lauren

WHO LET THIS HAPPEN?
http://www.horse-news.net/2016/04/interview-with-lauren-faust-4chan-girls.html
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Anonymous 36816860

>>36816842
She both cares and doesn't about MLP

unlikeable pony 36816862

>>36816860
Lauren cares about MLP, she just realizes that there's nothing more she can do with it, and that, no matter how much she wants to, she'll never again be able to touch it since hasbro doesn't want her back.

Anonymous 36816868

>>36816837
I cringe every time she embraces fans missing the point of her joke doodle.
>>36816862
Now they don't want her suckup colleagues back either.


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How Many /pony/ Posters? Nother Nonymous 36816565[View]

This may belong on /site/, but I wanted to get it up here first. It seemed to me that almost all the posts I have been seeing lately on /pony/ have been the same four or five names. Concerned, I totted up all the posters in threads on the first page of /pony/. In addition to the ever-present Anonymous, there have been 23:

Adwins
AustroSpike
Autistic_Anon
Awesome eel
Bollox
Clarity
DemonioBlanco, The Demon
EquestriaGuy
Glimmy
Greyseer
Hellion
Marimo
NostalgiaSchmaltz
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StarMane 36816831

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>>36816805
that just might work

Nother Nonymous 36816832

I'll start a thread on /oat/.

(Later) Done. Go post on it, wish him a happy birthday, and tell him we miss him.
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36816859

>>36816742

Not enough Russian CP


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Season vs. Season 3 (Episode 5) Xylon!l7.O6DCdPw 36816674[View]

Now that everybody is squeeing over Ember, let's see how her episode fares against the other fifth episodes.

Season 1: Griffon the Brush Off
Season 2: Sisterhooves Social
Season 3: Magic Duel
Season 4: Flight to the Finish
Season 5: Tanks for the Memories
Season 6: Gauntlet of Fire

Dayum, that's one impressive selection of episodes compared to last time. Let's see how I ranked them before.

S5 > S2 > S4 > S3 > S1

And this is my current list:

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Gauntlet of Fire > Magic Duel > Griffon the Brush Off > Sisterhooves Social > Flight to the Finish > Tanks For the Memories

Anonymous 36816752

Oh! I get it. You're taking the 5th episode out of each season and comparing them.

Nother Nonymous 36816829

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Tanks for the Memories > Flight to the Finish > Sisterhooves Social > Magic Duel = Gauntlet of Fire >>> Griffon the Brush-Off.

Feels and great songs, and some darkness, in the top two episodes. "Magic Duel" suffers from the presence of Snips and Snails, who always detract from any episode. At the bottom of the spectrum, I detest the clumsy dialogue and junior-high ambiance in GtBO.

I notice that I'm the anti-Bollox and close to OP (Xylon).
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Anonymous 36815599[View]

Why doesn't Hasbro just hire fans to write for the show?

They'd care about the quality of the source material and they would know how to pander to them.
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EquestriaGuy!1DerpyVA.6 36816643

>>36816642
What in the fuck are you talking about?

36816706

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>>36816643

You said #11!

Anonymous 36816806

They have hired a few, they are always facing deadlines and other stuff so sometimes it's hard to keep up with whatever, so we have to rely on our instincts or directives of our superiors. They could spend a lot of money on digital analysis, but they don't.


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