Monthly Archives: April 2013

Blog #372: Toy Review: TFC Toys (Third Party) Transformers Primars (Optimus Prime)

TFC Toys (Third Party) Transformers Primars (Optimus Prime) I picked this up at Dairycon 2013.  As it was explained to me, Primars was an attempt by TFC Toys to market third party toys to children.  I suppose it’s not a … Continue reading

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Blog #371: Toy Review: Xtransbots (Third Party) Transformers Glider (Powerglide)

Xtransbots (Third Party) Transformers Glider (Powerglide) Glider (AKA Powerglide) is one of the most faithful to G1 Third Party Toys I’ve seen yet. Vehicle Mode: Powerglide’s A-10 Thunderbolt II “Warthog” mode is perfect.  He doesn’t have a lot of painted … Continue reading

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Blog #370: Toy Reviews: Perfect Effect (Third Party) Transformers Warrior Type-F & Warrior Type-R (Frenzy and Rumble)

Perfect Effect (Third Party) Transformers Warrior Type-F & Warrior Type-R (Frenzy and Rumble) Perfect Effect Warrior Type-F and Warrior Type-R came out in (I believe) 2010.  I picked them us just recently, and I’m incredibly impressed. In robot mode, Frenzy … Continue reading

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Blog #369: Toy Review: Mastermind Creations (Third Party) Transformers Mirrorverse Knight Morpher Mini Cyclops (AKA Hearts of Steel Shockwave)

Mastermind Creations (Third Party) Transformers Mirrorverse Knight Morpher Mini Cyclops (AKA Hearts of Steel Shockwave) If you read my Knight Morpher Cyclops blog, you’ll recall that he came with a mini submarine that transformed into a mini Cyclops (AKA Shockwave).  … Continue reading

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Blog #368: Toy Review: Mastermind Creations (Third party) Transformers Knight Morpher Screecher, Stormer, and Warper (AKA Hearts of Steel Starscream, Thundercracker, and Skywarp)

Mastermind Creations (Third party) Transformers Knight Morpher Screecher, Stormer, and Warper (AKA Hearts of Steel Starscream, Thundercracker, and Skywarp) Knight Morpher Screecher, Stormer, and Warper from Mastermind Creations are based on the IDW Hearts of Steel triplane versions of Starscream, … Continue reading

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

Transformers Artifact of the Week: Unreleased Dr. Wu Sharkticon In 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 … Continue reading

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Blog #366: Toy Review: Transformers: Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell

Transformers: Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell Vehicle Mode: I’ve never been a huge fan of insect transformers.  In robot mode their extra legs are always in the way and their bug modes never look great.  I can’t say I’m … Continue reading

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