TFW's Combiner Wars Blackjack Gallery

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  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    We're back with another gallery of the Combiner Wars Stunticons, and this time, we're looking at the smallest member of the group, Blackjack! Blackjack is a double homage - he's named for and based on a Generation 1 Micromaster, but in his role as the chest of Menasor, he also references the black drone car that came with the original Motormaster.

    Blackjack is a cool little toy. He's got a decent amount of articulation, including a neck and ball-jointed knees, which we do not see often in the smaller toys. The transformation is decent, though nothing particularly outstanding or new, and keeping with the melee theme of the Stunticons, Blackjack comes with an axe which can be mounted on the rear of the vehicle to provide a spoiler.

    Overall, Blackjack is a nice little figure, and a great complement to the Stunticon set. Check out our gallery to see more of this Classics Micromaster:

    Combiner Wars Blackjack Gallery


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    Combiner Wars Blackjack Robot Mode

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    Combiner Wars Blackjack splitting things with his axe

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    Combiner Wars Blackjack Car Mode

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    Combiner Wars Blackjack Car, with spoiler - aka the Rodimus car mode.

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    Combiner Wars Blackjack with Generation 1 Blackjack
     
  2. themac339

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    I love this figure! I don't know about the upcoming Rodimus remold though. I would love to see this figure repainted as Throttlebot Chase.
     
  3. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    That would be cool. I also want them to do Runamuck and Runabout like they original intended.
     
  4. openchallenge

    openchallenge No way!

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    I'm hoping hasbro does a revision case with bombshell. He came and went pretty fast.
     
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    Rodimus remold????
     
  6. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Actually too awesome to be legal in most states.

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    For a Legends class, he looks aces. Kinda put off by that GIANT block of purple in robot mode that isn't broken up at all, but I'm sure Reprolabels can fix that right up and since the original Micromaster has a giant purple codpiece of solid color, it's passable.

    Too bad this guy is going to become the new RtS Windcharger with how hard it is to find him.

    Think of it as a reference to the mini-Rodimus that came with Star Convoy
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  7. Thorhammer

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    Yeah, this figure was recolored red and given the yellow flames deco and named Rodimus. Not sure about ordering that one though as I have no Hot Rod in my collection. But seeing as how the CW line has both a legends-class and leader-class Thundercracker it makes me wonder if a larger Rodimus might show up down the pipeline at some point just because of fan outcry over him being nothing but a legends-scale figure while TC gets 2.
     
  8. chuckcjc

    chuckcjc Wheeljack Engineer Corp.

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    Yes. Its sad we didn't get a proper Blackjack
     
  9. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    Blackjack manages to look really good yet really generic at the same time. He's not boring, but he's not creative either.
     
  10. BScorpinok75

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    I love these legends...Blackjack looks awesome...
     
  11. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    I think this guy is a FANTASTIC little figure. The only problem is that he falls out of Menasor with the slightest bump.
     
  12. Snake_eyes1975

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    Personally, I think Blackjack is one of the best new legends. Great car mode, awesome bot mode. Liek alil action figure in bot mode. And it looks great as the lil G1 "roller" on Menasor's chest.
     
  13. Kraken

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    He's a wicked little dude. I'm amazed that we haven't seen a slew of Battlecharger customs made from this mould though. It's practically begging for it!
     
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    Why,,, exactly,,, did they change one of the Stunticons again?

    I can't remember.
     
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    Blackjack is a great little Legends figures. I don't understand why the Masquerade homage Autobot combiner team uses the mold as Rodimus instead of someone who'd actually fit, both scale-wise and time-wise, like Bumblebee or Cliffjumper. The only semblance it has to Rodimus is that when the weapon is pegged into the vehicle mode, it's sorta shaped like him. Other than that, it looks completely different.
     
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    Can't wait for this guy to show up at my door. He looks like he's going to be one of the "really hard to put down" ones. Thanks for sharing the pics!
     
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    Because they didn't want 3 of the Stunticons to be the exact same mold? I haven't read the comics yet so there may be a fluff version too.
     
  19. Smokescreen72

    Smokescreen72 Diversionary Tactician

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    This guy Matt Booker has the best fan mode transformation for Blackjack as a chest plate for Menasor that I have come across. Vastly superior to the original method and locks in Blackjack securely. Check it out...hopefully it helps.

    Better Transformation ? Combiner Wars Blackjack « MattBooker.info
     
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    I just got him and huffer last night. I love both of them. on my blackjack, when transforming to chest piece mode, it is a little hard to get the axe into place. I just got huffer on a whim, but I am surprised at how much i like him.