Universe Leo Prime and Overload In-box Images

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  1. a person

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    The back of box image shows that Leo Prime is meant as part of the 'Beast Wars Series' Universe toys.
     
  3. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    Overload= Dropshot looks better imo and they sure like repainting that recently lol

    Leo Prime= still looks crappy but I imagine hed look better than Leobreaker when combined to Optimus
     
  4. Beastbot X

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    So Leo Prime is Lioconvoy in the BW comics series. Nice fanboyish mention of "The Pack", there.
     
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    Bleh, I don't like how they put this in the Beast Wars continuity. It's a Cybertron mold, and it has an Autobot symbol... Beast Wars were 99% Maximals.
     
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    Interesting, so Leo Prime, I guess is a pre-Lio Convoy? Cool reference to IDW's BW series. Dunno if I should buy him or wait for the inevitable Razorclaw repaint *prays*

    Overload is super pass for me. Dropshot is still shelfwarming in the stores here as I speak (even though I think he's great).
     
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    Cool though after Dropshot I gotta pass on this one.
     
  8. Bgrngod

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    I'm digging the paint app on Overload. I can see myself giving in and picking that up if I run across it at the store. Full pass on any Beast Wars stuff though...
     
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    i'd be all over overload if it was a decepticon! lol!!!!!

    leo prime is cool though.
     
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    Will pass on these, Dropshot was better IMO.
     
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    Leo Prime is growing on me, I can't see the point of Overload
     
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    I don't like the fact they've put this in with Beast Wars. I mean, the mold is not even from that era. Don't put graphics and stuff on the box to misrepresent what it is. If this is supposed to be Lio Convoy, then use the Lio Convoy mold, don't use a crappy one that didn't sell well the first time it was released. This is the 25th Anniversary line, if you're going to release characters like this, then at least give us the mold they're supposed to be. End rant.
     
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    Hasbro are just not touching their old molds from before Armada. And the only recent Armada mold is Inferno from the movie line repainted from Red Alert.

    Given that, and that they want a Beast Wars era character, this mold was used. There are G1 characters who now have new toys using Cybertron and Energon toys so this is hardly a unique case.
     
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    Leo Prime's Bio is half in the picture.
     
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    I don't mind them saying it's a BW char. I DO mind that they slapped an Autobot symbol on it and called it a BW char though.

    Alcohol and reprolabels will solve that if I buy it.
     
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    Yup. If the proper information had been given to the proper people (if the decision to make him BW was made early enough) this little nitpick could have been fixed easily (it's not like he's got a molded symbol on there). Would have saved a paint op, too, as Maximal symbols are typically only one color.
     
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    Does he still have electronics?
     
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    i just flat out dont like repaints. especially ones of figures that arent THAT great to begin with
     
  19. General Magnus

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    I still hope I can get Overload because I´m a sucker for military style Autobots even if they are mere repaints.
     
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    I like Leo Prime. I think it is a sad state of affairs that Hasbro is releasing Cyclonus still nearly half-painted (wings/face/head).
     

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