Monthly Archives: February 2019

Blog #1643: Toy Review: Transformers Rescue Bots Academy Flip Racers Optimus Prime Launcher Trailer

Transformers Rescue Bots Academy Flip Racers Optimus Prime Launcher Trailer This set includes an unchanged (as far as I can tell) Optimus Prime Flip Racer and a trailer that turns into a launch platform to race Flip Racers from. Frankly, … Continue reading

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Blog #1642: Toy Review: Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy Wave 1 (Medix & Whirl)

Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy Wave 1 (Medix & Whirl) I’m not sure what to call these. They are a new size class of toy, though it has no name, thanks Hasbro. Many Rescue Bots Academy toys are also appearing in … Continue reading

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Blog #1641: Toy Review: Transformers Masterpiece Megatron (MP-36+) (G1 Toy Version)

Transformers Masterpiece Megatron (MP-36+) (G1 Toy Version) The nightmare inducing transformation of this toy led me to not transform this version. I’ve included pictures of his gun mode from the box. Accessories Megatron Read my review of the original version … Continue reading

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Blog #1640: Toy Review: Transformers: Generations: Siege Voyager Class Optimus Prime

Transformers: Generations: Siege Voyager Class Optimus Prime Optimus Prime Vehicle Mode: I really like Optimus Prime’s vehicle mode. Colors are great, except for the blue grill which is very out of place. I’m not a fan of the short smokestacks. … Continue reading

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Blog #1639: Toy Review: Transformers: Generations: Siege Voyager Class Megatron

Transformers: Generations: Siege Voyager Class Megatron Megatron Vehicle Mode: Megatron’s tank mode is pretty awesome. The colors are great, and I love the design. Robot Mode: Megatron’s sword is formed from the tank cannon barrel. Not crazy about the sword … Continue reading

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Blog #1638: Toy Review: Transformers: Generations: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus

Transformers: Generations: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus Ultra Magnus Vehicle Mode: Ultra Magnus’s vehicle mode is not based on G1 Ultra Magnus, but is instead an excellent homage to Transformers Robots in Disguise (2001) Ultra Magnus. He’s perfect, though obviously … Continue reading

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Blog #1637: Toy Review: Transformers: Generations: Siege Leader Class Shockwave

Transformers: Generations: Siege Leader Class Shockwave Shockwave Vehicle Mode: I don’t know what Shockwave’s smaller vehicle mode is supposed to be. Space ship, submarine. Whatever it is, it’s anything but the laser gun it’s meant to be. It’s fine, about … Continue reading

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Blog 1636: Toy Review: Transformers: Walmart Exclusive Vintage G1 Reissue Optimus Prime

Transformers: Walmart Exclusive Vintage G1 Reissue Optimus prime Optimus Prime The legend returns. G1 Optimus Prime with long smokestacks for the first time since Generation Two. He is perhaps among the most iconic toys of the 1980s, if not of … Continue reading

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Blog 1635: Toy Review: Transformers: Walmart Exclusive Vintage G1 Reissue Minicars Wave 1 (Bumblebee, Outback, Swerve, Tailgate)

Transformers: Walmart Exclusive Vintage G1 Reissue Minicars Wave 1 (Bumblebee, Outback, Swerve, Tailgate) Bumblebee This is the first USA release of Bumblebee with the awesome G1 cartoon head sculpt from Japan. This is a must have toy. Like the original … Continue reading

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Blog 1634: Toy Review: Transformers: Keshi Surprise! Series 1 Autobots (Bumblebee, Grimlock, Ironhide, Jazz, Optimus Prime, Wheeljack) and Decepticons (Laserbeak, Megatron, Shockwave, Shrapnel, Soundwave, Starscream)

Transformers: Keshi Surprise! Series 1 Autobots (Bumblebee, Grimlock, Ironhide, Jazz, Optimus Prime, Wheeljack) and Decepticons (Laserbeak, Megatron, Shockwave, Shrapnel, Soundwave, Starscream) I have mixed feelings on these. On the one hand, for $96 you can get a full set of … Continue reading

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