Flip Attack Spider Jet... Jumpstarters Redux?

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  1. CodeXCDM

    CodeXCDM Well-Known Member

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    HASBRO - THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Flip and Attack Spider Jet

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    Saw this at my local K-Mart today while trying to find some TFs... and I saw this strange figure... He looks and transforms much like the G1 Jumpstarters Top Spin and Twin Twist... only with Spidey's face and webbing etched into the figure.

    Unfortunately... aside from being Scout-Class sized... it's about as articulate as these figures, which were made 27 years ago... *smh*
     

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  2. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I gotta say, I want one, but I'm not paying the £10 the UK prices are charging.
     
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    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Im sure kids will still enjoy them, I would say it is a step backward, but they actually look better than a lot of the oddball things they put out for DOTM. On a side note, I would love Classic Jumpstarters. I don't know why, but I always enjoyed my original ones, and I always loved their look on the boxart.
     
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    I saw those this evening while out with my 3 year old. I had to get the Battle Hauler (More blue than red spider-man tank) of the 4 "for him." It was either that or another BotShot :) 

    Here's a video with the 4 styles shown: Spider Man Flip and Attack Figures - YouTube

    Oh, and they have that "With Transformers Technology" on the side that I think we saw on something else cross-branded at BotCon (unless it was these).
     
  5. CodeXCDM

    CodeXCDM Well-Known Member

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    ...and the Battle Hauler looks like Twin Twist... even moreso than the Jet resembling Top Spin!

    Shame these aren't deluxes with articulation...
     
  6. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Got these 2 today thanks to my wife.

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    Not sure about the other 2, but I want the Avengers ones too.

    My only disappointment is that they roll on only 2 wheels (rear), no front wheel, so the front just drags on the floor until the toy transforms.
     
  7. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    That tanky one could make a good Twin-Twist. Plus the jet could be a decent Topspin.


    And why does the tanky one have missile tits?
     
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    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    Why does the jet have a literal cockpit?
     
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    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Hahahah. Guess I'll never look at it the same now.
     
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    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    They ALL have cockpits!!!
     
  11. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    The weird thing about the Spider-Man I have is that it looks like Jason Voorhees wearing a Spider-Man mask. Creepy.
     
  12. G1_Cindersaur

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    nice cool marketing gimmic

    FLIP ATTACK
     
  13. fraenhawk

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    So I guess they're continuing to expand this line. I found at TRU this evening 3 more of these flip changers. Instead of being in the Spider-man section, they're in the Marvel/Avengers section. There's an Iron Man, Captain America, and Hulk version now.
     

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