Punch/Counterpunch

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  1. GuardianPrime19

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    so is Counterpunch/Punch an Autobot disguised as a Decepticon or a Decepticon disguised as an Autobot? Is it ever explained in fiction or is it left to imagination?
     
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    He was never in the comic books but I thought that the cartoon rebirth made it pretty clear that he was an Autobot that can disguise himself as a Decepticon
     
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    Yeah, he's almost always an Autobot disguised as a Decepticon... except in Of Masters and Mayhem, where it's implied that his true form may be Counterpunch
     
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    I found his marvel or DW profile interesting where it was implied he was beginning to suffer some kind of doctor jekyll and mr hyde delusion.
     
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    Autobot disguised as a Decepticon.
     
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    It's too bad that the cartoon portrayed him as an Autobot who could disguise himself as a Decepticon. I think the character had a lot more potential the other way around.
     
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    Dropkick Worse aim than Misfire.

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    Most forms of media show Punch as an Autobot espionage soldier, gifted with the identity of Counterpunch. In some universes, his true form is Punch (Regeneration 1, G1 cartoon, and IDW) while in others his true form is a decepticon (Of Masters and Mayhem, others i dont know.
     
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  8. Gaastra

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    In the toy commercial he is a bad guy who betrays the autobots!

     
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    It's best to think of him as equal parts Autobot and Decepticon. Or Counter-Punch started off as a mental illness who took on a life and identity of his own.
     
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    Yeah,that's true.
     
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    So the Decepticons think he's one of their own? haven't they even suspected that he's a double agent?
     
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  12. AutobotAvalanche

    AutobotAvalanche Wanna touch things I don't feel

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    They have bigger things to worry about under Galvatron's leadership. Namely, Galvatron. Hell, they'd probably feel safer with an undercover Autobot with them.
     
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    His bio suggests that he himself though is an Autobot, he is surely having an identity crisis and quite possibly have devoleped some form of schizophrenia making his Decepticon persona quite equally dominant as his Autobot one.
     
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    Punch makes an appearance in Transformers: Regeneration One # 87 (just read it earlier tonight as I finally work my way through from #'s 86-100.
     
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    In Regeneration One, Scorponok's gene key doesn't work on Punch & he has no idea why that is.
     
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    This is what I think of with C/CP too. Two sides fighting for control over one body and even though he has two physical forms representing Con or Bot, one never knows truely which side has control at that moment.
     
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    IDW Spotlight: Punch would've been flames.

    He's a very fascinating character and it's a damn shame he's mostly just used for cameo purposes.
     
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    Dreamwave profile.

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    I always loved the animation of these old commercials, as breakneck as it was.
     
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    I really liked the cleverness of having a robot that transforms into a robot.

    I just wish Counterpunch had a different alt.mode than Punch.

    At this point, how many Decepticon cars were there? Maybe six or seven? And they were all parts of teams.

    "Who is the Autobot spy? I dunno Could it be the guy who turns into a BLUE CAR?"
     
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