I had no choice but to buy it at double the price on Ebay. That idiot seller sent it to me in an envelope
! Of course, the packaging was totally crushed.
Luckily for him, I was going to rip that sucker out anyway, and the toy itself was miraculously undamaged.
Anyway, on with the toy itself. THIS THING IS PURE GENIOUS! I mean, how cool a cartoony G1 hommage can be?
My only concern is the transformation. Sure, he instantly go from vehicle to robot mode. But a little tyke would need four hands to hold the head and arms down while pulling back his legs, because said arms and head keep popping up.
Duh, I'm supposed to pull back the legs FIRST.
Here's THE DUDE next to some random Optimus Prime deluxes. A true Optimus Prime fan can't go without that little wonder.