Detailed pic of the face gimmick in MP Starscream

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Turnman, Aug 25, 2006.

  1. Turnman

    Turnman Well-Known Member

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  2. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Starscream's got him some perty lips there.
     
  3. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    That is -such- a cool idea.

    Though, I find myself wondering if it was a little wasted on those two particular faces...the smirk is great, but the other one seems almost unnecessary.
     
  4. Turnman

    Turnman Well-Known Member

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    A few more faces, some bendy tentacles and you could have your own Quintesson... Takara wasted a great gimmick right there.:lolol 
     
  5. Blitzwing

    Blitzwing Enigmatic by nature

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    "Oh.. how it pains me to do this!"
    Loving it. :) 
     
  6. Shipley

    Shipley No Topic Required

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    Its kind of awesome that the one thing that defines Starscream more than his robot or alt mode is that smirk. It encapsulates his attitude and character perfectly with one crooked smile.
     
  7. pinoy78

    pinoy78 Shoji Kawamori having FUN

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    Awesome. Is the head moveable?
     
  8. Draven

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    From the look of that pic, it's on a ball joint.
     
  9. SocrManiac

    SocrManiac TFW2005 Supporter

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    You're supposed to pop a head off a ball joint? Sounds like a recipe for failure... Not like it'll be difficult to pick one face and stick with it.
     
  10. mblase

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    Reminds me of Man-E-Faces from "Masters of the Universe"....

    Still cool and clever tho ;) 
     
  11. Quantum

    Quantum Oh good

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    I don't think you actually have to pop the head off...it looks as though the head has a cut-out on the back that allows Starscream to look up (maybe it has something to do with the transformation), but also allowing access to the face gimmick as well. The hole at the bottom of the face-post-thingy looks like just the top of the space in which the ball of the joint sits...if that makes any sense.
     
  12. Valkysas

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    the joint for the head is at the back of his helmet. like energon hot shot, inferno, rodimus, and prowl.

    so he can just barely turn his head.

    ... yay?
     
  13. Taker

    Taker Chilean TF Fan

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    It's a very cool touch, it confirms his identity.
     
  14. Wreckie

    Wreckie Holder of the Discomatrix

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    And suddenly that colour scheme is totally irrelevant. I want. :D 
     
  15. chuckcjc

    chuckcjc Wheeljack Engineer Corp.

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    That would be true, but it seems the way the joint is grooved gives him more mobility than your examples.

    Just looking at the pic in the lower left on today's Fan to Fan magazine scan :

    http://www.fantofan.jp/news/mag/dengekihobby/oct2006-2.jpg

    I am happy that the head articulation is to that extent.
     
  16. Kristof

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    If, and that is a big "if", I get this "Starscream" it will always be in smirk mode.
     
  17. Feralstorm

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    Wow, Starscream is really two-faced!

    huh?

    huh?

    y'geddit?

    COME ON!

    Where ya goin!?
     
  18. Cheebs

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    Like I said in the other thread, I hearby demand this freature in every Voyager and larger TFs from now on.
     
  19. betetta

    betetta guitar face

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    this is the first WOW this figure makes me do, now i'm really considering getting one even before they repaint it in some years.
     
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    Lion Will bite you!

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    We just need his coronation gear, trumpets for the constructicons, and it's on!!!
     

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