MP-01B Black Convoy Comic Cover on eHobby site

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  1. Samus_Ng

    Samus_Ng Crazy over Revenge

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    They've just updated it, should be pretty interesting
     
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    GalvatronII!?
    Ga'Mede!?
    Elderdroid!?

    Interesting...
     
  3. Scythe

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    What's going on there?
     
  4. SydneyY

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    Quick translation;

    Um, so this black version is a copy of a droid? I'm a bit lost.

    Judging by the name dropping, maybe you get to see previous eHobby exclusives drawn by Yoshioka, which will be cool. (Still not buying though.)
     
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  5. Chris McFeely

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    OH MY GOD! This is carrying on the story of the e-Hobby exclusives from a few years back! That's just awesome! When we last left that story, Prime had taken on a black body and saved Ultra Magnus from the clutches of Galvatron II. How nifty that they're tying this black Optimus to the last use of the concept!
     
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    ^ Thank you for the clarification :) 
     
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    I like this. Black clones.
     
  8. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    Very cool! :) 

    Randy
     
  9. Bgrngod

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    Oh crikey! I saw "Comic Cover" and first thought the toy box was going to be a comic cover box like MP-08x Grimlock.

    Man, I need to learn me some Japanese.
     
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    Maybe they can plan to release a toy of this "GalvatronII" while they're at it.
     
  11. Chris McFeely

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    They already did - he was the original-colours Galvatron that was exclusive to eHobby that accompanied the wide-release anime-colours Galvatron reissue a few years ago.
     
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    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    Yeah, the one in my avatar.

    Randy
     
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    So he is a clone, huh? Now I need 21 of them! (kidding)

    even though I collect black Primes, I would probably lay of off this one as the 2 MP customs I have are better looking. (That, and do I really need it?)

    But since there is a holiday coming up, I asked the wife to get it for me... I don't really want/need anything else, so it is a good way of keeping the Black Prime collection going, but I can definitely see why a lot of guys don't want it.

    Thanks for the translations and clarifications, guys!
     
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    good to know, thanks
     
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    They put the Destron sleeper agent in control of an army of Convoy clones? Does anyone else think that is a disaster looking for someone to happen to?
     
  16. grimlock1972

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    interesting does any one besides me think that letting Wheeljack build the clones is asking for epic battlefield failsplsions XD
     
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    Wheeljack's "skills" are legendary, so you have to wonder how secret his involvement is. Think about it, if the Destrons found out Wheeljack was the mastermind, they would undoubtedly be less fearful.
     
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    Dammit, so I've got to get 21 of these things! j/k :) 
     
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    Sounds like one expensive army builder.
     
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    Obscure E-Hobby references RULE!


    Well with the exception of NQSC, those black Convoy-repaints were generally evil. Seems to me Flipsides works as a lovely plot device to allow collectors to have these guys work for whichever faction they want (Though I suspect that, officially, in the end the Destrons are gonna have an Evil-Convoy Army!)

    D/L
     

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