Blog #1571: Toy Review: Transformers: Generations: San Diego Comic Con 2018 Exclusive Throne of the Primes (Optimal Optimus, Optimus Primal, Amalgamous Prime, Nexus Prime, Prima Prime, The Thirteenth)

Transformers: Generations: San Diego Comic Con 2018 Exclusive Throne of the Primes (Optimal Optimus, Optimus Primal, Amalgamous Prime, Nexus Prime, Prima Prime, The Thirteenth)

Click here to read about how Hasbro ruined the Power of the Primes line before it even started.

Review of Prime Masters: Prime Masters are heads without faces. They can be carried by deluxe toys like a baby in a harness. What they should have done is created a face with a piece that could be flipped over to reveal the logo similar to the face designs of some G1 Headmasters, so you could either use him as a head or as a logo.

Nexus Prime, Prima Prime, Amalgamous Prime, The Thirteenth

Optimal Optimus

Vehicle Mode: Optimal Optimus’s jet mode is okay. It’s not great, it’s not terrible, but then, it was never his best mode anyway.

Beast Mode: He looks pretty great in beast mode. He’s got a great paint job, and I really like his ape head sculpt.

Optimus Primal

Small Robot Mode: And here we have the smaller Optimus Primal, who looks great. I love his head sculpt, and his paintjob is perfect.

Optimal Optimus

Large Robot Mode: Optimal Optimus looks awesome, though they should have just called him Optimus Primal for obvious reasons. The crown and scepter are pretty cool, but it’s kind of hard to get the Prime Masters out of the scepter.

Overall: You may have noticed I didn’t review the throne. The thrown is mostly cardboard with some plastic. The wheel you can put the Prime Masters into is the same kind of plastic as the trays toys are packed in. It’s very cheap and wasn’t worth taking pictures of. Overall, this is a very cool toy, but I’m looking forward to get the retail version that’s in the right colors.

Thanks for reading!

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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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