TFW's Titans Return Bumblebee Gallery

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  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Next up: the second most well-known Autobot after big red himself! A fun little toy, and I'd argue one of the best Classics style renditions from the last few years - check him out and see what you think:

    Gallery: Bumblebee - Reflector @ TFW2005

    News post and thoughts: TFW2005's Titans Return Bumblebee Photoshoot - Transformers News - TFW2005

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    Gun by Robots in Disguise Hightower - which people used to give to Classics for a weapon. Pose inspired by some artwork from the TFcon 2008 flyer.

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    Bumblebee's three main forms from his appearances in IDW's Transformers comics.
     
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  2. TF Bumblebee

    TF Bumblebee Bumblebee

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    Awesome stuff! :D 
     
  3. hendrijr

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    My favorite Bumblebee mold of all time. Especially after adding just a bit of paint.
     
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    This is one of the best Bumblebee's in my collection and definitely the one I use for my Classics collection. He also has to be my favorite Legend class figure in Titans Return and one of the best in the line as a whole.
     
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    Can't wait to get this one. And the pics do make the classics version look like an upgraded BB
     
  6. MartyFeeb

    MartyFeeb Wait... it's a bug?!

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    I love the pictures! :thumb  Great review, too. I was ready to toss this toy, too, until I had it in-hand and just fell in love with how cute he is (honestly the best size class for BB, imo). It's too bad he didn't come with a Daniel figure, as pictured! :lol 

    One small quibble: Bumblebee burnout. Really? It's not that I disagree, but I find the criticism hypocritical: if this were another Optimus toy, we wouldn't see "Optimus burnout" or "he's been overdone over the last decade." :rolleyes2 
     
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    its ok figure classics still look better with more articluation if this bumblebee was deluxe may have more articluation added to figure
     
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    I going to give myself one more week if I don\'t find it in store ill just order online I really want this
     
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    Don't forget to switch up the arms if you're not happy with the current way:

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    Just be mindful that you'll have to switch the arms back if you want to transform him to a car.
     
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  10. DecepticonSpike

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    Look great! I hope to run across him soon.
     
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    This definitely looks like a neat figure, one of the better scouts in a while. (Looking forward to Seaspray too!)

    But I'd like to take a moment to appreciate the Classics figure, since that will always be the "definitive" modern Bumblebee to me. It's so simple yet captures the character perfectly, and it has one of my favourite headsculpts ever. That smirk is so quintessentially Bumblebee:


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    Also, it's hard to remember now, but when it came out, it was the first new Bumblebee figure in over a decade, before he became the movie mascot and we were inundated with a thousand variations and repaints clogging the shelves. I don't own a single movie Bumblebee, but I'm keeping this guy forever.
     
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  12. Novaburnhilde

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    Such an awesome little figure.
     
  13. Timesynch

    Timesynch I still function! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Not a bad mold, really (the alt mode is sufficiently chibi and Animated-esque), but how many damn Bumblebees is Hasbro going to keep ramming down our throats? :lol 
     
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    I'd be more okay with Windblade rammed down our throats then Bee right now... We got WAY to much black and yellow during the movie years and they were sadly not Sunstreaker.
     
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    More sunstreakers would not be a bad thing.
     
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    He doesn't get much love does he? I'd love to see him in the Bay films or a new cartoon.
     
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  17. Timesynch

    Timesynch I still function! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah. When Sideswipe showed up in ROTF, I was hoping his brother Sunstreaker would make an appearance eventually (initially thought Dino in DOTM would be him but no). Guess those hopes are dashed since Sideswipe was seemingly killed off-screen between the events of DOTM and AOE.

    Sunstreaker could theorectically show up in RID, I guess, since Sideswipe is a main character in the show.
     
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    The Titans Returns gimmick was enough for me to pick up this figure and enjoy it and not regret my purchase, but I prefer the Thrilling 30 version in most ways. If only the arms were not so weird on this toy. At least he captures the very early G1 aesthetic more than any of the other toys.
     
  19. Enigma2K2

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    Standing him with Classics Bumblebee did NOT do him any favors...
     
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    i like how this mold is a tiny version of classics BB. that's one of my favorite designs for a toy
     

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