I posted this story in the "Unreleased Toy Wishes" thread, but it got me thinking that I'd really like to know if anyone remembers or knows more about this. Maybe 12 or 13 years ago, I was at a Joe convention in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. I'm not positive that it was the official JoeCon, but there were some Hasbro people there with a small table and a loose mock-up statue/sculpture(made of foamcore maybe?) of this really cool looking amped-up battle ready Optimus Prime. At the time, it looked like a Gundam/Powermaster Prime Hybrid. There were also design sheets for this and another character, I think it was Starscream. The rep told me these were done to gauge interest in a highly detailed line of non-transforming articulated figuresh. The whole thing makes perfect sense to me now that I look back at how collector based action figures were towards the end of the 90s. They were probably inspired in part by McFarlane stuff. It seemed like I was the only one who cared about this at all at the con since 80s toy collecting wasn't quite a serious thing yet outside of Star Wars. Now, since this was way before our amazing Classics and Masterpieces, I was RIDICULOUSLY interested. RID/Car Robots hadn't arrived yet, so any new thing that was even remotely G1 was a kick-ass window into the past. Since this was just before you could rely on everything to pop up online, I specifically brought a camera on my trip back to the con on day 2 just so I could obsessively stare at it forever...and the prototype was gone! I did get a shot of the rough design sheet that was still there, and I only remember any of this since I found the photo the other day. I haven't found any new info while searching since the line would have been called "Heroes of Cybertron," just like the unrelated PVCs that came later. I'd love to know if someone got some photos of that Prime mock-up, even though it probably looks like garbage compared to what we've actually gotten since. Anyone else have any info or photos of this?