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March 27, 2009

Cyclonus (03-27-09)

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Transformer of the Day for March 27, 2009

CYCLONUS

-Faction: Decepticon
-Era: Generation One (1984-1992)
-Function: Saboteur
-Motto: ‚ÄúCompassion is the Autobots’ Downfall”

-Notable Toy: Standard (Takara, 1989)

Notes: It’s hard to say which fallen Decepticon became Cyclonus. But one things for sure, he was a pretty cool cookie in the cartoon even if he was second fiddle to Scourge in the U.K. comic. His Henkei reissue even came with Nightstick (which begs the question of whether Takara will appropriate the targetmaster and Inferno to make an anniversary Artfire), which is really icing on the cake.

2 Comments »

  1. [...] I’m guessing that the logistics of re-releasing Hot Rod, Kup, Blurr, Scourge and Cyclonus with targetmasters didn’t fit with Takara’s view of the Japanese marketplace. Instead, [...]

    Pingback by fairplaythings.com » Artfire (03-26-09) — March 27, 2009 @ 12:30 am

  2. I ended up getting my sietsr the Optimus Mickey last year for Christmas (she’s an avid collector of all things Disney), and it’s truly impressive, although I will say, they turned out smaller than I thought they would based solely on the pictures. Your hands give a bit more perspective this time.I think we’re going to stick with the colored versions. The minimalist style might work for you, but to me, TF has always been one of the most colorful toy lines out there, so I like to see that reflected, even if these aren’t, you know, canon, or whatever.

    Comment by Zehra — May 3, 2014 @ 12:07 pm

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