Fourth Comic Edition Figure

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  1. Ikkstakk

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    I also thought about this cover for the box art:
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    If perhaps the 2-pack is simply Hot Rod and Firebolt.

    If I could critique the suggestion of the UK cover above... it does a terrible job of advertising the figures in the box, which is its primary function, not advertising the story in the issue. You can't see Xaaron's face and if you aren't familiar with Flame or this issue, you'd never ever guess that that's his fist.

    The box art must prominently feature the toy inside, just like any other toy box art.

    As for Hot Rod not being special enough, if they get Judd Nelson in there to reveal it, that would be pretty special.
     
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    The yellow-gold fist could be that all orange Kup there!

    -ZacWilliam, Marvel Hot Rod isn't red though, so he's probably not the red triangle.
     
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    That's not really anything special about the figure, though, that's just a one off thing. Not really matching with the excitement

    I have crazy speculation: We're looking the wrong way. Look at Straxus' box art, then look at his art on the side. Box-front Straxus is all blue, due to the comic in question, but on the side he's been recoloured to have the grey biceps of the toy

    The comic front we're looking for may not match the art at the side of the book outside of pose. So, look for someone in a similar pose, but not necessarily the yellow hand
     
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    I think you mean gray forearms.

    But regardless, both the toy and the new art reflect Straxus's colors in his first appearance. The Straxus on the cover of the issue has always been miscolored (in as much as a character whose color scheme changed every page could be considered miscolored).

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    (and RIP Don Perlin)
     
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    It's probably just some Ultra Magnus remold.
     
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    4th release could always be a multi-pack. Friend of mine suggested the red part is Blaster and the yellow hand could be Scrounge.
     
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    Not likely unless hasbro been alluding to it, we do know it a 2 pack though
     
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    Does the hand look special enough to be Scrouge?
     
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    Was really great to get a good Jhiaxus and I'm stoked for the upcoming Straxus.
    Now we neeeeeed a Flame and Emirate Xaaron! And Macabre (retool from SS-86 Scourge/Alpha Trion would work well). And a voyager size Impactor would be good too.

    Besides Scrounge of course, is there any other cool Marvel Comics characters that'd be good to see? Getting perhaps too obscure but I'd love to see Playback (cassette retool?), and Borebit & Corkscrew (Autobot clones retool?)!
     
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    SS Hot Rod, with Siege Firebolt/Firedrive. Makes a lot of sense.

    If that's not enough to justify a Leader class (as the other 3 seem to be), then give it something random, like Shockwave comes with.
     
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    it a deluxe and voyager, so not really
     
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    Do we know that for sure?
     
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    I don't know that, but it could be secret information known only to members of private groups who can't reveal how they know the things they know. That it's a Xaaron/Flame set seems a strong assertion from some people, and they may be right, the rest of us will just have to wait and see. A Deluxe-class Xaaron and a Flame from the Voyager Gamer Edition Megatron sounds like a promising set, but I maintain my opinion that the box art won't be the cover of the UK issue suggested earlier (which is now a broken link for me, which is interesting in itself, so maybe I'm wrong about that too).
     
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    jtprime said it was
     
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    Honestly, Flame from SSGE Megatron would be cool, but I hope the knees get retooling so the shitty peg obstructing the knee articulation isn't there anymore. Also, hope the tank treads get retooled so he isn't a hovertank anymore but a tank with proper treads.
     
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    Scrounge remolded from Origin Bumblebee and Blaster with Marvel head
     
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    I can't see any of the SS Gamer Edition designs being released like this. These are meant to fit into a mainline Generations shelf (with the consistent design philosophy and aesthetics we've seen since Siege) and SSGE just does not fit there.
     
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    Judd Nelson Walks in the next livestream holding the next Comic edition figure It's actually a hot rod and rodimus two pack and then my wallet bursts out in flames.
     
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    A Marvel pink Hot Rod and Rodimus 2pack would unironically go hard though
     
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    Flame and Xaaron would be dope.

    That’d just leave Botanica on the “I can’t believe they haven’t had a figure yet” list.

    I’d also welcome a comics-accurate modern Rodimus, but then there’s the whole novelty comic deco I’m not huge on… I wish the line were just comics-based colors given a normal aesthetic treatment.
     
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