February 17, 2009

Astrotrain (02-17-09)

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Transformer of the Day for February 17, 2009


-Faction: Decepticon (triple changer)
-Era: Generation One (1984-1992)
-Function: Military Transport
In Confusion, There is Opportunity”
-Notable Toy: e-Hobby Exclusive (Takara, 2005)

Notes: The only Decepticon triple changer who doesn’t go over to the Autobots, Astrotrain’s toy never quite synched up with his animated self. It would take almost twenty years for everything to line up. Now if we could just find it… and the secret to mass conversion that allows an average size robot to transform into a shuttle capable of holding Devastator

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

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  1. [...] In the cartoon, he seems to replace Blitzwing as the great Decepticon traitor (strangly leaving Astrotrain as the loyal one). In the comic, he was more adversarial and drawn with a completely different [...]

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