April 12, 2009

Sandstorm (04-12-09)

Filed under: 04 beast wars, TF365 — Tags: — fairplaythings @ 12:06 am

Transformer of the Day for April 12, 2009


-Faction: Predacon
-Era: Beast Wars (1996-1998)
Covert Ops Commander
-Motto:To Deny Destiny is to Deny Oneself
-Notable Toy: Botcon Exclusive (Hasbro, 1999)

Preface: Some prefixes and suffixes are continually popular in the Transformers multiverse. This week, we begin our review of characters who make use of the gathering clouds and make use of the coming Storm.

Notes: Having covered Stormcloud in an unrelated post, we’ll start our Storm review with the Botcon 1999 exclusive Predacon Sandstorm. A redeco of Beast Wars Scorponok, Sandstorm’s origins are shrouded in dense backstory. Like his cousin, Double Punch (a Botcon Japan exclusive), his colouring proves to bring life to a pretty dull toy mould. And the packaging is very cool!

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  1. [...] Similar to our focus on characters using the prefix and suffix, storm, this week we are focused on those heroes and villains that are literally lost in the [...]

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