BotCon 2014 (Pasadena, CA) Discussion: Toys and Events

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Re: BotCon 2014 (Pasadena, CA) Discussion: Toys and Events

Postby Seibertron » Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:46 am

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Sabrblade wrote:That description is full of it. They're not the "Knights of Cybertron", Unicron isn't brought online as this text would suggest, Scorponok is no one of importance in this comic, and the planet-moded Unicron in the artwork is purely false advertisement.

Still looks awesome, though.


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Re: BotCon 2014 (Pasadena, CA) Discussion: Toys and Events

Postby triKlops » Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:49 am

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Excellent homage; looking forward to getting my copy.
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Re: BotCon 2014 (Pasadena, CA) Discussion: Toys and Events

Postby Gallifreyan Autobot » Thu Aug 21, 2014 3:46 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:That description is full of it. They're not the "Knights of Cybertron", Unicron isn't brought online as this text would suggest, Scorponok is no one of importance in this comic, and the planet-moded Unicron in the artwork is purely false advertisement.

Still looks awesome, though.


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Re: BotCon 2014 (Pasadena, CA) Discussion: Toys and Events

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Re: BotCon 2014 (Pasadena, CA) Discussion: Toys and Events

Postby LegendaryAntiHero » Sat Apr 25, 2015 8:58 pm

I liked being able to pick up two Comic Con Hasbro bags full of toys
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Re: BotCon 2014 (Pasadena, CA) Discussion: Toys and Events

Postby Rodimus Prime » Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:49 pm

I realize that this is a serious necrobump, but my question pertains to Pirate Scorponok, who is included in this topic.

Question: to those of you who own the BotCon version and are also fans of the actual Marvel G1 comics, do you consider the toy an acceptable representation of the character on the pages?
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Re: BotCon 2014 (Pasadena, CA) Discussion: Toys and Events

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Jan 06, 2016 5:35 pm

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Rodimus Prime wrote:I realize that this is a serious necrobump, but my question pertains to Pirate Scorponok, who is included in this topic.

Question: to those of you who own the BotCon version and are also fans of the actual Marvel G1 comics, do you consider the toy an acceptable representation of the character on the pages?
I think he could work as Marvel Scorponok. The toy is a good size compared to Powermaster Optimus Prime (the G1 toy), and the headsculpt is based on Scorponok's U.S. head design, which the comics design used.

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The only thing I can think of that might put someone off of using BotCon Scorponok as Marvel Scorponok is that the toy mold is just the Energon Scorponok design in G1 colors rather than actually using the G1 Scorponok design (American or Japanese). Like, G1 Scorponok didn't have treads on his legs or a jet cockpit and crane hook on his tail, or really big purple shoulders.

So if one isn't bothered by the design differences between the toy and comic designs, I think it would work fine.
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