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Primal (2019)

Postby KillCrites » Tue May 14, 2019 12:10 pm

GENNDY TARTAKOVSKY ANIMATED DINOSAUR SHOW BABEY

Tartakovsky is one of my favorite visual artists ever and one of the biggest stylistic influences in my own art so when I saw that he was doing an animated series with dinosaurs (one of my other favorite things) for Adult Swim I kinda lost it. This is my most anticipated animated project of all time.
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Postby GodzillaFan1990's » Tue May 14, 2019 12:21 pm

And yet again the whole trope of dinosaurs and man co-existing together despite that not being the case. :P

That said looks interesting.

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Postby 2004Zilla » Tue May 14, 2019 12:24 pm

This looks solid as skreeonk. I'm happy that between this and the Jon Favreau Walking With Dinosaurs-esque documentary dinosaur media outside of Jurassic Park is starting to show up again.

We're also one step closer to getting that Age of Reptiles adaptation I crave.
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Postby Spirit Ghidorah 2010 » Tue May 14, 2019 2:08 pm

2004Zilla wrote:We're also one step closer to getting that Age of Reptiles adaptation I crave.

I'd like for Mr. Tartakovsky to make an Age of Reptiles-type procedural series. IIRC, he was a huge fan of the comics.

Actually, now that I remember, he wrote the forward for the omnibus. That's mindblowing.
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby Monster X » Tue May 14, 2019 3:02 pm

I don't know what this is or what it's based on but I'm in!
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Postby Kiryu2012 » Tue May 14, 2019 4:47 pm

Alright, I'm interested.
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Postby Tyrant_Lizard_King » Tue May 14, 2019 4:51 pm

It looks pretty.
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby G2000 » Tue May 14, 2019 4:52 pm

I’ve already seen one idiot say the animation looks bad
skreeonking lol, this looks fantastic. Can’t wait
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby TyrantGojira » Tue May 14, 2019 5:00 pm

I haven’t been this hyped for an upcoming show for a while. Its like Turok meets Far Cry Primal. And the fact that Genndy is not focusing scientific accuracy makes the possibilities of this show more wild.
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Postby Leviarex » Tue May 14, 2019 7:32 pm

Very cool looking. Hope we get some dinosaurs/prehistoric creatures that'll be actual recurring characters.

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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby G2000 » Tue May 14, 2019 7:47 pm

Leviarex wrote:Very cool looking. Hope we get some dinosaurs/prehistoric creatures that'll be actual recurring characters.

Going by the summary one of the main characters is “a dinosaur on the verge of extinction” who forms a sort of friendship/alliance with the caveman main character

I’m willing to bet it’s the green, tusked theropod we see several times, as it is seen fighting the red Ceratosaur-looking dinosaur alongside the caveman and is later seen attacking a mammoth

EDIT: the summary
Primal features a caveman at the dawn of evolution. A dinosaur on the brink of extinction. Bonded by tragedy, this unlikely friendship becomes the only hope of survival in a violent, primordial world.
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby Vakanai » Wed May 15, 2019 1:00 am

Looks awesome, like Samurai Jack meets what little I've seen of Turok. So yeah, I'm all in.

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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby LegendZilla » Wed May 15, 2019 1:04 am

Will there be any levity/humour in this show to balance things out? Regardless, this show does look like it has potential.
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby KillCrites » Wed May 15, 2019 3:09 am

LegendZilla wrote:Will there be any levity/humour in this show to balance things out? Regardless, this show does look like it has potential.

I would assume that there would be some comedy considering this is a Tartakovsky series.
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby LegendZilla » Wed May 15, 2019 3:28 am

KillCrites wrote:
LegendZilla wrote:Will there be any levity/humour in this show to balance things out? Regardless, this show does look like it has potential.

I would assume that there would be some comedy considering this is a Tartakovsky series.


Regardless, what really comes across as surprising is that this does not look even remotely like any of Genndy’s past works in terms of artistic style.
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby Tyrant_Lizard_King » Wed May 15, 2019 5:17 am

The animation looks more dynamic too.
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby JAGzilla » Wed May 15, 2019 8:16 am

I'm in. As much as I really wish we could get some scientifically accurate dinosaur/ prehistoric life media, this just plain looks awesome, and obviously Tartakovsky's track record speaks for itself.
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby _JNavs_ » Wed May 15, 2019 8:17 am

Do we know if there's a plot to this? Or is it more like an anthology? I'm good with either since I'm a big fan of new and innovative animation styles.

Plus blood, dinosaurs, crazy art style? This is right up my alley.
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby G2000 » Wed May 15, 2019 8:42 am

_JNavs_ wrote:Do we know if there's a plot to this? Or is it more like an anthology?


Yeah, there's a released plot summary/blurb further up the page
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Re: Primal (2019)

Postby _JNavs_ » Wed May 15, 2019 8:44 am

G2000 wrote:
_JNavs_ wrote:Do we know if there's a plot to this? Or is it more like an anthology?


Yeah, there's a released plot summary/blurb further up the page

oh wow I can't believe I didn't notice :lol: , I've been checking this thread since it went up so it must've slipped past me.
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