Legacy United Voyagers Wave 1 (Animated Optimus/Prime Thundertron) Shipping Stateside Now / Pics

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Liege Prime, Dec 4, 2023.

  1. Veridioz

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    as tall as the original, more articulated, probably has a better lion mode, Yep my old thundertron is going straight to the bin
     
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    Ok, I gotta know! Is the peg leg blast effect compatible?
     
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  3. Stune

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    I'm wildly curious to see what the Walmart Leader version of this is!
     
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  4. Thundershot

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    Got my Animated Prime from Amazon today. He’s a little tricky at first to get the backpack pegged properly, but overall I like him.
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  5. IgnikaMarcus

    IgnikaMarcus Scale Charts are pointless.

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    Michael Dorn for Thundertron!
     
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    Thundertron doesn't look bad. Pretty nice all things considered
     
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    Really love this, Thundertron probably has one of the coolest designs in all of transformers. Can\'t wait for the Thunderhowl retool/repaint. 
     
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  8. Requiem Prime

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    I liked some elements of the original Thundertron, but didn\'t enjoy the toy much.  Glad to see him getting an overhaul.
     
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  9. Liege Prime

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    It is! Can't say I'm impressed with the alt mode overall though.

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    I.M. Weasel from Cow and Chicken, Kalibak from Superman: TAS, and the Warrior King from that weird USA Network cartoon crossover. Good times.
     
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    At least (and I'm just assuming here) the lion legs don't just randomly dislodge from the pelvis in robot mode. Can his wrist-guards move at all to accommodate the wrists?
    By the way, that's a sick-looking Animated Allspark!

    At least the front legs of the liger mode can do something, unlike the original figure that was pretty much static. I just kept him in robot mode for that reason alone, so I'm partly unsurprised about the Legacy figure receiving the same impression even with the updated tooling. Plus, this Thundertron's navy blue seems more fitting for him than the lighter blue of the Prime figure, it unironically gives me "Barbossa from On Stranger Tides" vibes.
    The fact that this figure was finally able to realize a gimmick-less sword after a decade with the original Thundertron's sword-block-thing just makes it cooler. Speaking of, does the sword store on his side in robot mode?
     
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  12. TrophyBOT125

    TrophyBOT125 Always send the boob in first

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    Thanks for the shoutout! Really digging your Thundertron review.
     
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  13. Isaac Staffeld

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    Hopefully we get a prima retool. Even with the original, I always thot this guy looked like prima
     
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    Looks like the unicron.com allspark they did from their little upgrade kit
     
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  15. Liege Prime

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    Oh I definitely like him more than the original. Also, funny thing is the transformation instructions tell you to click pegs on the front legs to his torso for the lion mode, and if you do that the front legs do become absolutely useless.
     
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    I don\'t know this character because I never read the tie-in media for the show, but I\'m amused by the idea of a pirate transformer, so I want to get him and give him the weaponizer Airazor as his parrot pet.
     
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    Jumping back in to say that there is TOTALLY a notch on Prime's waist swivel that seems entirely intentional (both a notch on the joint and a place for it to be caught on the socket). It actually prevents the waist from turning to the right completely.
     
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    Can't wait for this dude to get repainted as Alpha Trizer and Leo Prime.

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