Comic universe flame and Emirate Xxaron

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Oktiduz, Jun 13, 2024.

  1. Nemesisprime1975

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    Yep and considering how long we have waited to see these as figures I wouldn't imagine we will see them.again for another while.
     
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    For comic fans, obviously. Xaaron also appeared in both IDW runs outside of the original Marvel comics.
     
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    You need to go read the comics if you don’t recognise them.

    And not every toy is going to have extensive remolds just because some of them do. Simple straight repaints and head remold releases still need to exist too.
     
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  5. Nemesisprime1975

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    Seemed to be a background character there though. Like a cameo. I seem to remember him on the lost light.
     
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    I have almost no connection to Xaaron or Flame, but man did I want to see Flame get his hot rod tank mode, and this Studio Series WFC Megatron sure ain't it - all the cool deco and aggro shapes get lost on that alt mode. Xaaron's silly alt mode from Siege Soundwave is so dopey that it almost comes around again. This does the best it can I guess, so I won't knock it too hard.
     
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    It is strange Z tier characters get way more effort and money put into their remolds than Knockout, Slipstream, Strongarm, Shadowtriker, Vector prime, who were actually in shows and popular
     
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    Yep... Xaaron first appeared in 1986 and finally got a figure in 2024, 38 years later. If I have to wait another 38 years I'll be... errm... plus 8... carry the 1...

    ... dead.
     
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  9. Nemesisprime1975

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    Yep I'll be......nearly 90 lol
     
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    Hey everyone, I'm totally supportive of defending the legitimacy of these toys, but "go read these 35 year old comics last collected years ago by a publisher that lost the license" or "import older UK reprints" is not a super helpful corrective action plan.
     
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    Funny how the day when Quake reveal, someone on Twitter (forgot who) would like to see Xaaron to be redeco from Quake! Wish granted I guess but not the mold the person was expecting! Also I thought the mold was from Siege Megatron mainly for the wide broad chest he has.

    Flame was not a suprised as some people suspected it was him from the hand tease. The SSGE Megatron mold was a suprised to me? Do wonder if this version of the mold doesn't come with the weird plastic bit behing the knee that hinder it's knee rotation?
     
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    Is it bad I think if they did Scrounge he would be a retool of Bouldercrash,
     
  13. Nemesisprime1975

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    Well there is a compendium coming out and hopefully Marvel UK gets reprinted by the current licence holder..
    Skybound. Lol
     
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    Every character is someone's favorite. There's nothing intrinsically better between Strongarm, Vector Prime, and Xaaron. And incidentally, I personally like all of their toys and think they're all appropriate in their own ways, even if they're all compromised by retooling choices.
    I hope so, but at the rate Skybound is going, I'm not expecting reprints of Marvel UK material anytime soon.
     
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    Are these Hasbro Pulse exclusives?
     
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    There are very easy ways to read those "35-year-old comics last collected years ago by a publisher that lost the license" without having to hunt down a physical copy.
     
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    Cool, preordered.
     
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    Yes, they're part of the classics comics capsule
    Possible, yes. "Very easy," well, depends on the person. More likely people will just skim the wiki and call it a day, and honestly that's not terrible.
     
  19. ScorponokIsHere

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    wait were you expecting a slipstream in the hasbro pulse-exclusive marvel comics characters capsule line instead of marvel comics characters

    because it's a marvel comics characters capsule line

    it'd be kind of weird if slipstream showed up in it, retooling or no
     
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  20. Scornstream

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    If 3 clicks off of Google is not considered very easy, idk what is.
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