More In-Hand Images: TFSS Slipstream

Transformers News: More In-Hand Images: TFSS Slipstream

Sunday, July 7th, 2013 11:54AM CDT

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Also from the HK-TF forum was have some additional in-hand images of the TFSS figure Slipstream, a retool/redeco of Transformers Prime First Edition Starscream. The figure should ship out from TFCC at some point between now and the end of the year. For now enjoy the images mirrored below.

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Re: More In-Hand Images: TFSS Slipstream (1501362)
Posted by Noideaforaname on July 7th, 2013 @ 12:32pm CDT
I see what they're trying to do, but this mold just strikes me as still being too masculine for a Slipstream.
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Posted by RAcast on July 7th, 2013 @ 12:50pm CDT
They had the perfect mold.
They had the perfect deco.

And then someone passed that head sculpt. WHO thought that was a good idea!

Also, it just occured to me that Slipstream has DUCK LIPS. WHY? :BANG_HEAD:
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Posted by SW's SilverHammer on July 7th, 2013 @ 12:58pm CDT
RAcast wrote:
Also, it just occured to me that Slipstream has DUCK LIPS. WHY? :BANG_HEAD:


You ever see the Dolan meme? That's what her her head sculpt looks like to me.
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Posted by LOST Cybertronian on July 7th, 2013 @ 1:00pm CDT
Is she sniffing his nipple?

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Posted by RAcast on July 7th, 2013 @ 1:04pm CDT
LOST Cybertronian wrote:Is she sniffing his nipple?


That would be silly, [Prime] Starscreams don't have noses.
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Posted by Mindmaster on July 7th, 2013 @ 1:08pm CDT
RAcast wrote:
LOST Cybertronian wrote:Is she sniffing his nipple?


That would be silly, the majority of Prime characters don't have noses.


Fixed. ;) :lol:
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Posted by Nemesis Destron on July 7th, 2013 @ 1:24pm CDT
IMHO I don't think this head sculpt is all that bad really but to each their own. If the people at Dr.Wu are seeing all this maybe they'll deliver us a more accurate Slipstream head sculpt. After all they did one for Optimus. :VEHI:
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Posted by Yweggo on July 7th, 2013 @ 1:52pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
RAcast wrote:
LOST Cybertronian wrote:Is she sniffing his nipple?


That would be silly, the majority of Prime characters don't have noses.


Fixed. ;) :lol:


Urrmm yeah they do. The noise is the bump-thing in the middle of their face coming out of their helmets, so this thing.
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Posted by SW's SilverHammer on July 7th, 2013 @ 2:01pm CDT
Yweggo wrote:

Urrmm yeah they do. The noise is the bump-thing in the middle of their face coming out of their helmets, so this thing.



here let me lay down this beat, see if you pick it up. While it's debatable as to whether or not TFP character models have noses, a majority of them don't. (the majority of autobots come to mind). Those that have "noses" are dubious at best because they can look like part of the brow, or are barely noticeable. Slipstream is one of the latter, her "nose" look more like it's part of the bridge and mostly her brow.
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Posted by Sabrblade on July 7th, 2013 @ 2:55pm CDT
El Duque wrote:
"May I have this dance?"
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Posted by ILL-Star on July 7th, 2013 @ 11:54pm CDT
These pics are better than the ones from the other day. Her face actually looks quite a bit like Arcee's I think. And I believe Arcee has even made that duck lip expression from time to time. Definitely fits in with the Prime line very well.
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Posted by njb902 on July 8th, 2013 @ 12:04am CDT
Eh this is a very easy pass for me. That face......... That face.
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Posted by Manterax Prime on July 8th, 2013 @ 1:11am CDT
Best figure for this mold. EVER! This mold(and it's voyager counterpart) has always been fembot material, so Slipstream is the perfect character for it.

njb902 wrote:Eh this is a very easy pass for me. That face......... That face.

Nothing wrong w/ her face as far as I can tell.

BTW, no, she has no nose and she does NOT have duck lips, RAcast.
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Posted by RAcast on July 8th, 2013 @ 5:00am CDT
Manterax Prime wrote:Best figure for this mold. EVER! This mold(and it's voyager counterpart) has always been fembot material, so Slipstream is the perfect character for it.

njb902 wrote:Eh this is a very easy pass for me. That face......... That face.

Nothing wrong w/ her face as far as I can tell.

BTW, no, she has no nose and she does NOT have duck lips, RAcast.

It's deceptively less bad from angled shots (which most of these are), but find a shot of the face straight-on. It's horrifyingly bad with her mouth-half-open-duck-lips. I honestly don't know why they didn't just go with a regular smirk, as it would have look so much better.

[Third picture on the first page is a straight-on picture]
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Posted by Delta Magnus on July 8th, 2013 @ 4:10pm CDT
I like her, but I wish they had used the Voyager mold. With the exception of Transmetal 2 Blackarachnia (and the repaint into Arcee) I can't think of a single female Transformer bigger than a Deluxe.

Ah well, kitbash time I supposed!

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