Cyber Commander Optimus Prime and Bumblebee available as Amazon "exclusives"

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Nevermore, Oct 13, 2018.

  1. Jakedc1997

    Jakedc1997 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2016
    Posts:
    238
    Trophy Points:
    122
    Likes:
    +324
    Ok since very few others are talking about the actual toys. POOP! JK I like the asthetics but man articulation and less hollow versions of these would be interesting. Like a Hotrod from that Bumble Bee design
     
  2. NathimusPrime

    NathimusPrime Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2012
    Posts:
    190
    Trophy Points:
    97
    Likes:
    +116
    Sunbow was an American based company and I believe they didnt do any in house animation. Animation for g1 was outsourced to toei(which is a japanese company) and Akom (a Korean company)
     
    • Like Like x 1
  3. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Pure Passion

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    25,798
    News Credits:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Likes:
    +21,398
    So I was wrong about Sunbow, my bad, but I was right about it being animated by a Japanese company.
     
  4. JomasterII

    JomasterII Nobody interesting

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2017
    Posts:
    1,380
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Location:
    Pizza Place
    Likes:
    +2,275
    You can actually get these from the official Transformers Outlet eBay store if you're 'strayan.
     
  5. NickLaPlante

    NickLaPlante Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2017
    Posts:
    31
    Trophy Points:
    37
    Likes:
    +37
    Instagram:
    So are these figures new to Canada? We’ve had them in our system at Canadian tire for a little while and we just received a dozen of these last week
     
  6. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

    Joined:
    May 14, 2004
    Posts:
    19,558
    News Credits:
    486
    Trophy Points:
    387
    Location:
    Germany
    Likes:
    +10,694
    Yes.
     
  7. slochmoeller

    slochmoeller Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2013
    Posts:
    704
    Trophy Points:
    147
    Likes:
    +181
    I used to have that OP.

    If he had some panels to fill in the side of the truck mode, he wouldn't be half bad.
     
  8. Rewind

    Rewind Data Stick

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2004
    Posts:
    22,117
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    442
    Location:
    MN
    Likes:
    +10,677
    I’ve got Prime in his original deco from a few years back. While it’s not an essential or especially great figure, and suffers greatly from a lack of knees, I do actually really like it. The transformation is quick and fun, it’s a solid toy and most of all that totally wackadoo truck mode just does it for me. It’s a big sucker too. Totally worth the $20. I’m tempted to get one in the new deco.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  9. JomasterII

    JomasterII Nobody interesting

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2017
    Posts:
    1,380
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Location:
    Pizza Place
    Likes:
    +2,275
    I have Prowl and he's a pretty damned good figure for the price. Just be careful about the paint.
     
  10. WishfulThinking

    WishfulThinking "Don't touch it! It's Zvil!"

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2014
    Posts:
    12,642
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Location:
    Wichita, KS
    Likes:
    +10,454
    I can second this, although my copy is this second edition. At $35 shipped, I felt like I overpaid a bit but $20 is a much better price. Very worth it if you want a cheap, big Optimus Prime in your collection that doesn't have any gimmicks and is fun to fiddle with while watching a ball game or something.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  11. HunterGreen2005

    HunterGreen2005 In Stock

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2010
    Posts:
    4,867
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Likes:
    +8,993
    Whats wrong with all the "Bumblebee lampshade found at Walmart" or "studio series wave one found at Easter Island"? :eek: :D :p 
     
    • Like Like x 1
  12. Dachande

    Dachande Formerly Yaujta... Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2008
    Posts:
    32,411
    News Credits:
    14
    Trophy Points:
    392
    Location:
    South Central PA
    Likes:
    +65,445
    Because references in other shows is General TF Discussion fodder at best and is not news. I honestly don't see why it's still in the news section.

    On topic, I actually enjoy the Cyber Battalion stuff. I'm disappointed iissed out on Grimlock, though.
    I had passed on this Optimus a few times, but may bite this time. Really like the overall design.
     
  13. W-P38

    W-P38 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2007
    Posts:
    443
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    177
    Likes:
    +368
    I spent a couple of months devoted to finding all of these guys. Got my hands on all of them (including Megatron), except for Starscream.

    I sold most on eBay, other than the big Prime, Sideswipe, Shockwave, and Megatron. I'm now selling all of them, if anyone is interested.
    Prime is like an oversized tinker toy. He's an absolute brick. What stands out is his head mold - pretty dope, but hard to appreciate in pictures.
     
  14. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2004
    Posts:
    30,123
    Trophy Points:
    422
    Likes:
    +3,328
    These look cool. Would pay 20 on site but that's borderline.
    Not a Prime member, so the shipping kills the deal.
     
  15. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Pure Passion

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    25,798
    News Credits:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Likes:
    +21,398
    First month of Prime is usually free, so try that.
     
    • Like Like x 1