February 11, 2009

Blitzwing (02-11-09)

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Transformer of the Day for February 11, 2009


-Faction: Decepticon (triple changer)
-Era: Generation One (1984-1992)
-Function: Ground and Air Commander
Destroy First, Think Later”
-Notable Toy: Reissue (Takara, 2005)

Notes: Not to be confused with the Animated character of the same name, Blitzwing was featured prominently in the final episode of “Five Faces of Darkness”, the sequel to the animated movie. It was he who stood between a battling Rodimus Prime and Galvatron, a move that ensured he would “never be welcomed in the ranks of the Decepticons again.” The Takara reissue is a treat!

(For more information on Blitzwing, check out the Generation One Transformer Bible.)

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  1. [...] he was reissued in Europe as part of their Classics line. In the cartoon, he seems to replace Blitzwing as the great Decepticon traitor (strangly leaving Astrotrain as the loyal one). In the comic, he [...]

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