Blog #367: Transformers Artifact of the Week: Unreleased Dr. Wu Sharkticon

Transformers Artifact of the Week: Unreleased Dr. Wu Sharkticon

DSC03615In 2011 it was announced that third party Transformers toy maker Dr. Wu was making a non-transforming Sharkticon (I’ve seen it called both Shark Clone and Sharkticlone).  Due to how delicate it was, it was never released.  I’m unclear how many prototypes were made, but I don’t believe it was very many.  As you can see in the picture, this one is broken.  The tail broke off in such a way that I couldn’t get it glued back on, so I had to put tape on it.  It’s also broken at the end of the tail where the mace is, but the glue held on that.

It’s a very cool looking toy, very accurate to the Sharkticon animation from the movie.  It’s too bad it was so fragile that it couldn’t be produced.

Thanks for reading!

About lmb3

I’m 36 years old, and I work in network tech support for a public school system. I am a huge fan of Star Trek, Transformers, Harry Potter, and Marvel Comics as well as numerous other fandoms. I’m a big sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. I collect toys (mostly Transformers but other stuff too), comic books, and Red Sox baseball cards. I watch an obscene amount of television and love going to the movies. I am hopelessly addicted to Wizard Rock and I write Harry Potter Fanfiction, though these days I am working on a couple of different original YA novels.
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2 Responses to Blog #367: Transformers Artifact of the Week: Unreleased Dr. Wu Sharkticon

  1. lmb3 says:

    It’s pretty cool, considering it doesn’t transform. I wish I could find an unbroken one.

    We missed you at Dairycon. Hope you’re feeling better.

  2. Northern says:

    I saw a bunch of these sell on ebay about a year ago. Cheap. Regretted not snatching on them.

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