Derrick Wyatt: Jetfire and Jetstorm have hands, they're mistransformed

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  1. johaneggink

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    Derrick J. Wyatt said...
    I wouldn't rush to judgment on the Jetfire and Jetstorm figures yet. Those are some pretty terrible pictures that are out there right now. The pictures I saw way back of the grey prototypes looked really good. And yes, of course they have hands! In both robot modes! The promo pics are just mistransformed. Once they are properly transformed and posed out, they should look pretty cool.

    7:38 PM

    Original link: http://derrickjwyatt.blogspot.com/2008/09/hey-everybody-its-prowl.html#c5028164294198850602

    And more on the jet mode and the design leaks:

    Originally posted here: http://derrickjwyatt.blogspot.com/2008/09/hey-everybody-its-prowl.html#c2223942315873316649
     
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    Sounds good to me.
     
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    Jawsome.
     
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    I think this deserves its own thread. Nice find :) 
     
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    Hopefully there are WINGS hidden in there somewhere.
     
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    Great news. The hands were the biggest issue with me.
     
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    Show us the proper transformation, and maaaaaybe, just maybe.
     
  9. PrimePower04

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    does anyone no where I could find the pics of jetfire and jetstorm???

    thanks
     
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    Now, if only they had.... I dunno... WINGS. If they had wings, I'd probably end up buying them, even though I only get a few Animated figures.



    Chris
     
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    Well, that's dandy, but that doesn't really help much about how much of a crapfest these two figures are.
     
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    This is both good and unsurprising news, if the fact that promotional pics are almost always mistransformed on the box and otherwise
     
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    Try our Resource Section for Jetfire and Jetstorm!
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    Let's hope mr. Wyatt is right..they'll probably look alot better when transformed right (although the jet modes are still icky). Right now they're a huge turnoff..
     
  15. Michael Dracon

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    Wings are also confirmed!

    The artist of the comic confirmed that the clear parts along the front of the legs form the wings. You can actually pretty clearly see the hinge on the inner sides of the knees. Also the kneecaps move along with the wings.



    Also, the blue and white wings visible in the box art on the right side are exagerated. They are the dual tiny tailfins visible on the top of the flight modes just behind the cockpit.
     
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    good. now give us some official pics so I can start looking forward to these bad boys.
     
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    How the heck do you setup and do a photo shoot for two unreleased figures, yet you manage to mis-transform them so badly?

    I'm glad they have hands, but daaaamn.
     
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    that does help, but for the simple fact that its a redo in one package with a different face still makes them look like douches
     
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    Potentially bad news... for my wallet. I guess I'll wait to see if they are cool on the actual show. Can't remember if they were annouced to be season 3 or not
     
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    They're still unappealing, even with hands.

    Repaint them in Purple, White, and Grey, and I'll buy a set. Until then, no dice.
     

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