March 1, 2009

Quintesson (03-01-09)

Filed under: TF365 — Tags: — fairplaythings @ 12:01 am

Transformer of the Day for March 1, 2009


-Faction: Quintessons
-Era: Generation One (1984-1992)
-Function: Founders / Arms Dealers
-Motto: “How Do You Plead”

-Notable Toy: Quint #1 (Impossible Toys, 2006)

Notes: The Quintessons were great adversaries. Physically weak, they relied on cunning and manipulation to survive and thrive. Maybe that’s how they were featured in more appearances than a number of characters with toys to sell. And so many variations! Still, it took an independent company to finally bring them and their minions to plastic life. With a light-up base, the Quint is a welcome edition to the universe.

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