Generations Thunderwing, Skullgrin, Cliffjumper Bios

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  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Thunderwing - Transformers Generations - TFW2005
    Skullgrin - Transformers Generations - TFW2005
    Cliffjumper - Transformers Generations - TFW2005

    Skullgrin sounds really interesting. It's nice to see some characters with psychological depth alongside the end of a world (hope you're not on it) level guys like Thunderwing.

    Mad props to my fellow staffer NIBMRatchet for the Thunderwing and Skullgrin bios and pointing me in the direction of Cliffjumper's as well.
     
  2. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Not safe for nought to three sad onions

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    I like how the bios really give the characters some form of depth, especially how Skullgrin has to deal with his own psychological defects.

    Cliffjumper's reads exactly like the original character, though, so not surprised with him.
     
  3. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    not bad , I like got them all preordered.
     
  4. Scantron

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    I like that Thunderwing's bio seems to blend multiple versions of his character. He's got the obsessive, driven characteristics from his Marvel and DW comics incarnations, but also the 'world destroyer' attributes from IDW.

    Skullgrin's is interesting, though. It looks to be an inversion of his DW bio, where his true personality was that of an intelligent, logical tactician and his bestial side was only a front created by his Pretender shell. This bio actually sounds like G2 Jhiaxus, who put up a carefully controlled, calculating front but would regress to vicious sadism when pushed too far.
     
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    Nice to see that they attempted to preserve the most interesting aspects of Skullgrin's original TF Universe bio, even though he no longer has a Pretender shell. His personality schism becomes even more internal and psychological, rather than literal.

    zmog
     
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    I like those bios. Excited to get my CJ this weekend. :) 
     
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    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    Skullgrin's bio is awesome, very psychological.
    Thunderwing's bio is good.
    Cliffjumpers's bio is really similar to what he is in the cartoon or comic.
     
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    I may breakdown and buy Cliffjumper. Since Ihave the G1 and earlier classics versions I had thought to skip him.
     
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    Always a pleasure, sir!
    Thanks :) 
     
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    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    No carissa carr reference :( 
     
  11. Zula

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    Hi.

    They're all well written. Especially Skullgrin.

    Although I wish that Thunderwing's bio was more skewed towards his portrayal in the Marvel series - that of a commander who respected, and was liked by his his troops, but with a dangerous obsessive streak.

    They still all nice figures, and I'll be trying to get them all.
     
  12. T-Logicon

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    Am I missing something, or are there 2 different figures shown on the resources page for Skullgrin? One is green, and one is grey.

    ??
     
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    Sweet! So can't wait for CJ and Thunderwing. Skullgrin's going to have to grow on me more though. His bio is definitely a good start.
     
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    I shall own them ALL! :ev: 
     

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