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February 25, 2009

Scourge (02-25-09)

Filed under: 01 generation one, TF365 — Tags: — fairplaythings @ 12:25 am

Transformer of the Day for February 25, 2009

SCOURGE

-Faction: Decepticon (Constructicon)
-Era: Generation One (1984-1992), Generation Two (1993-95)
-Function: Warrior
-Motto:
Thinking and Winning Do Not Mix”
-Notable Toy: 6″ Titanium (Hasbro, 2006)

Notes: Is it from the ashes of Thundercracker, he comes? No longer the discarded warrior of past battles, now he leads his own armada (of varying size), claims the matrix and takes a targetmaster pet. Now if only he could get some Universe love. In the meantime, we’ll make due with his transformable Titanium, just expensive enough to prohibit an army of Sweeps from joining him. Which, like the good insecticons from which they come, travel in packs.

6 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 [...]

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  2. [...] 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 [...]

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  3. [...] Like Bombshell and Shrapnel, Kickback’s fate is to turn into one of Scourge’s Huntsman by Unicron. But twenty years earlier, he was the defacto leader of the [...]

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  4. [...] Joining the animated Scourge, Thunderwing was also corrupted by the power of the Matrix, which made for an interesting storyline [...]

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  5. [...] of Jazz, he shares a targetmaster partner with the 1988 North American release of the Decepticon Scourge. Although reissued in North America as part of Hasbro’s commemorative line in 2003, [...]

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  6. [...] (I’m probably in the minority and coloured by my love of the deluxe Titanium line, but Titanium Scourge is still my favourite rendering of the character.) The situation was not helped by Hasbro’s [...]

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