Legacy Straxus

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Pixelmaster, Nov 23, 2023.

  1. ScorponokIsHere

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    I quoted word-for-word what they said about Blaster over in the fanstream thread. Let me paste.

    Evan: At some point we'll have to do a Blaster so they can fight.
    BMac: So you're saying we should anniversary of the comic book capsule and do more of them.
    Evan: I wouldn't be against it.
    The implication is that they have no plans for Blaster in this group of Marvel Comics guys, but would come back and do him in a hypothetical second group, as an anniversary to this group.
     
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    Isn’t this sort of what Legacy is? Obviously not the exact same, as it’s simply the toy line afaik, but the way it seems to be intended at least…
     
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    Yes but I'm saying I wish there was a comic for it.
     
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    He needs a repaint and a new head. Maybe new detailing in his chest?
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    Question is, should he have blue eyes or yellow?

    The Marvel Comics were before my time, but I would not oppose a second wave. That Grimlock still slaps!
     
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    Blue "The Smelting Pool!" eyes all the way.
     
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    I do hope he's gonna be more of an inky blue like in the OG comics rather than black or dark grey. That and I'd totally buy a Blaster with a comic accurate head to go with him, even though on the cover of the issue with their turbulent altercation oddly featured him with more of a toonish head design.

    I'd be totally down with a Comic Book Edition Blaster complete with a comic accurate head, blues instead of blacks and some inky baked-in shading.
     
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    Well, I already bought a TR Galvatron specifically for Mavs' Straxus conversion kit.
    So if the official is just a partial of KG Galvatron, then it'll be a pass.
    I'd rather have a Straxus with a different mould.
     
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    Boy oh boy do I have some news for you
     
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    It did come out pretty good, I'll admit.
    Not a fan of the comics deco, tho.
     
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    I prefer yellow eyes, as he had them more often, but I would accept either at this point.
     
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    Am a fan of the comics deco and character, will track him down if he's available in Australia
     
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    Looks good and it's Straxus. Don't really know what to do with him (like Comic Grimlock and Shockwave), but will get him.
     
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    You could start a Marvel Comic TF shelf!

    Also, I'm wondering if they'll re-release Wreck'n'Rule Impactor in this line with some additional shading, hmmm...
     
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    Hm, I could, but I already have a MP collection, a Classics collection, a BW collection, a Legends collection, an Alt/BT collection, a G1 collection, plus a couple of shelves with loose figure (a Shockwave collection, a Hot Rod/Rodimus Prime collection, an Optimus Primal collection, and a selection of random figures).

    I'm definitely not looking to start a new collection :D  Besides, I'd have to buy some previous figures like Jhiaxus and others for kitbashing/repainting. But if I did want to start a Marvel collection, I'd turn to New Age legends since they've already made several.
     
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    Just because he didn't show up in Sunbow doesn't mean he wasn't there in some variation. I'd personally make him a Cybertronian warlord outside of Shockwave and the Welcoming Committee's purview.
     
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    Personally, I'll change him into cannon mode and fly him around the living room making pew-pew noises :) 
     
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    You misunderstood. I don't care at all about Sunbow; I actually ignore almost everything about it. So no Shockwave on Cybertron and having to find some reason to insert Straxus into Sunbow fiction.

    I'm a Marvel fan first and always. I am thus fully aware who Straxus is and have wanted a figure of him since his first appearance in the Marvel Spacebridge stories -- and coincidently, always thought Galvatron would make a good base. But Straxus is a high ranking Decepticon, in charge of his own district on Cybertron and as such the equal of someone like Scorponok -- and even equal to Shockwave/Megatron since in Marvel they were only Earth Commanders. And in my collection I just don't see a ready use for that. Especially since all Straxus his named troops (the Insecticons, the Coneheads) already have a designated place in my ranks.

    But I will find a use.
     
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    Hasbro’s complete and utter unwillingness to release a Marvel Ratchet is mind-boggling. Just make everything white, eyes included, and paint his helmet and hands red. It’s all people want. Throw some stippling shading on it if you must, I don’t think it even matters whether the windows are white, grey, or blue!
     
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    What about THIS variation?
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