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January 2, 2009

Megatron (01-02-09)

Filed under: 01 generation one, TF365 — Tags: — fairplaythings @ 11:37 pm

Transformer of the Day for January 2, 2009

MEGATRON

-Faction: Decepticon (Destron)
-Era: Generation One (1984-1992)
-Function: Leader
-Motto: “Peace Through Tyranny”
-Notable Toy: Masterpiece Edition (Takara, 2007)

Notes: Day Two has to be G1 Megatron. You have to admire a leader who is so supremely confident he forgoes a showy alternate form in favour of a handheld pistol. Even if the feet do tend to rust, it’s so awesome that Takara got him right.

(Apologies and thanks to collectiondx.com for the boxed Masterpiece Megatron pic.)

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