Transformers Buzzworthy Bumblebee Spark Armor Bumblebee & Trash Crash And Megatron & Chopper

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Black Convoy, Dec 31, 2020.

  1. Nevermore

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    Again, Hasbro does not literally put shelfwarming toys in new packaging and then send them back to stores. That makes no economic sense in any universe. It's much cheaper for Hasbro to dump shelfwarmers at Ross or Five Below.

    All of these are entirely new production runs, most of them using existing color layouts and paint masks. Except for the Crash Trash accessory included with this Spark Armor Bumblebee figure, which is redecoed from the accessory previously included with Grimlock, which should put a nail in the coffin of this silly "literally repacked shelfwarmers" myth.
     
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    I wonder how far back this line will go; so far it's just Universe style reissues form earlier this year, or just a few years ago. I could easily see Primes First Edition Bee reissued, Prime Bumblebee Battle Suit, RID Ultra Bee.

    Basically, I can see nothing is off the Table; Heck there's at least 1 New Figure in the line.

    After the Bumblebee Movie, this is the second line to focus on Bumblebee; the Idea is Reissued :deadhorse: 
     
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    I love how artwork on Bee’s packaging is just Grimlock’s but in his colors.
     
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    SHHHH!!!! We're saving that one for wave two...
     
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    @Pixelmaster, this isn't the helicopter Megatron you hinted at a while ago right? :p 
     
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    Not really, I was asking my source would the 2022 Megs would be a helicopter because I was so sick of Megatron being another mediocre tank mold and he said because we are talking about the far future there might be a minuscule (not worth betting money on it) that it might be a helicopter alt mode
     
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    Thanks for the clarification! :) 
     
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    Not true. There's not much Bumblebee visible in the artwork, but that knee with a red brakelight on it is not Grimlock's.

    The artwork is very similar, but the pose is different enough for me to say it's previously unused art.

    ~L~
     
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    So Buzzworthy Bumblebee is just essentially a line of repacks and repaints ala 00's Universe?
     

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    Pretty much. Spark Armor Bumblebee manages to be both at once by including an Elite Bumblebee repack with a redecoed Trash Crash (which feels like an Actionmaster accessory in those colors, now that I think of it).
     
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    Huh. At first I thought "It's just mirrored", but directly comparing the two, it's completely different artwork. Huh.
     
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    Yep, it came as a surprise to me too.

    My expectation was that Hasbro just altered Grimlock's art by Photoshop-ing on Bumblebee legs and changing the colours, but it is previously unused art.

    I doubt Hasbro comissioned totally new art for Buzzworthy Bumblebee, but maybe there was an unused portrait of Bumblebee wearing Trash Crash in the package of art Hasbro comissioned when the Allspark Armour range was being developed?

    ~L~
     
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    That may be next, but the line is all about Bee through the ages. So the Yellow Bee as he looked in Cyberverse comes first.
     
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    Aye!
     
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    Oh no! A thing exists that I don't like!
     
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    I find it amusing how Walmart gets the Netflix toyline which contains a bunch of exclusive repaints and retools, while Target gets mostly miscellaneous repacked figures. Score one for Walmart, I guess? :p 
     
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    I guess the Bumblebee is a novelty - the Megatron not so much.

    Now (I know I keep saying stuff like this) but if they'd say repaint Grimlock in red or dark blue and change up the armour that might be fun too.