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New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus!

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Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 5:13PM CDT

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The Seibertron.com SDCC 2012 Exclusive "Game Accurate" Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Bruticus Box Set galleries are now live! This set features premium book style packaging with a removable insert that showcases the Combaticons in their combined Bruticus form, plus some very nice artwork.

Just as you would expect everybody gets their own full high quality gallery: Onslaught, Vortex, Blast Off, Swindle, Brawl, and of course Bruticus.

This is just the first outing for this set of molds. They will be released individually at mass retail with alternate brighter decos. They will be getting the G2 treatment in a BigBadToyStore/Amazon shared exclusive box set. Lastly (that we know of) they will be repainted and retooled into the Wreckers with a Ruination combined form.

Enjoy the galleries below:

Fall of Cybertron Bruticus

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Fall of Cybertron Onslaught

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Fall of Cybertron Vortex

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Fall of Cybertron Brawl

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Fall of Cybertron Blast Off

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Fall of Cybertron Swindle

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Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406252)
Posted by amd098 on July 31st, 2012 @ 5:56pm CDT
no comparison pictures to the fansproject crossfire kit?
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406254)
Posted by Jedi Kermit on July 31st, 2012 @ 6:10pm CDT
amd098 wrote:no comparison pictures to the fansproject crossfire kit?


If I remember right Ryan isn't a big fan of the unlicensed figures. Not to say he doesn't have any but I gather he wants to "catalog" and promote all of the official releases in his photo galleries.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406256)
Posted by Seibertron on July 31st, 2012 @ 6:14pm CDT
Jedi Kermit wrote:
amd098 wrote:no comparison pictures to the fansproject crossfire kit?


If I remember right Ryan isn't a big fan of the unlicensed figures. Not to say he doesn't have any but I gather he wants to "catalog" and promote all of the official releases in his photo galleries.


Definitely not a fan of unlicensed figures, but the FansProject Bruticus set was just one thing I couldn't let go of yet. Wanted to use it for comparison pics in this gallery. Pics are there toward the end of the gallery on the last page. You can click on the image below for additional pictures.

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Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406263)
Posted by Stormrider on July 31st, 2012 @ 6:42pm CDT
I'm not a fan of FoC Bruticus toy. I am trying but it just isn't working.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406279)
Posted by amd098 on July 31st, 2012 @ 7:53pm CDT
Seibertron wrote:
Jedi Kermit wrote:
amd098 wrote:no comparison pictures to the fansproject crossfire kit?


If I remember right Ryan isn't a big fan of the unlicensed figures. Not to say he doesn't have any but I gather he wants to "catalog" and promote all of the official releases in his photo galleries.


Definitely not a fan of unlicensed figures, but the FansProject Bruticus set was just one thing I couldn't let go of yet. Wanted to use it for comparison pics in this gallery. Pics are there toward the end of the gallery on the last page. You can click on the image below for additional pictures.

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nice much thanks!
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406302)
Posted by Alpha Weltall on July 31st, 2012 @ 8:59pm CDT
I can't be the only person bothered by Vortexes connecter being black instead of purple like the others. It just stands out so much to me and makes it look gaudy or like it's a piece from a different set.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406303)
Posted by grimdragon2001 on July 31st, 2012 @ 9:03pm CDT
i suddenly dont feel so bad about missing out on this guy. Blast-off and Vortex just seem to bug me looking at both the sdcc and retail release pics, the others look ok either way and im actually liking the retail Onslaughts color scheme as it looks pretty G1. when i get the retail versions i think im gonna give the flyers new paint jobs and hope for the best
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406306)
Posted by moneycon on July 31st, 2012 @ 9:10pm CDT
when are these supposed to hit retail?
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406309)
Posted by Seibertron on July 31st, 2012 @ 9:17pm CDT
moneycon wrote:when are these supposed to hit retail?


I think within the next month. Some time around 9/1 give or take a few weeks.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406311)
Posted by moneycon on July 31st, 2012 @ 9:24pm CDT
Seibertron wrote:
moneycon wrote:when are these supposed to hit retail?


I think within the next month. Some time around 9/1 give or take a few weeks.

Wow, that's pretty soon. I gotta agree with Storm...it's just off a bit. but, I did see a review where the guy moved up something on brawl and it gave the legs a more even look. that way the right wasn't so high up and the left/brawl didn't show the joint so much. Big improvement. Now how to make the arms look better? Individually I think the bots are top notch....just haven't got the combo...well..perfect.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406312)
Posted by Noideaforaname on July 31st, 2012 @ 9:25pm CDT
Can't wait for my G2 Bruticus.

Curious as to how this set would look with retail Swindle and Onslaught swapped in. That'd be the G1/game accurate Bruticus, not this nearly all-brown version.

I really wish they used the 'big eyes' head design for Swindle as opposed to the generic visor. Even just something like this:
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Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406315)
Posted by wewyllenium on July 31st, 2012 @ 9:34pm CDT
Everytime I see this... I feel hatred for TT and Hasbro. :-(
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406345)
Posted by harvester on July 31st, 2012 @ 11:09pm CDT
wewyllenium wrote:Everytime I see this... I feel hatred for TT and Hasbro. :-(


My hatred is vented towards them making the game accurate (and best color scheme in my opinion) figs exclusive and not make that many of them..
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406357)
Posted by Kibble on August 1st, 2012 @ 12:25am CDT
Alpha Weltall wrote:I can't be the only person bothered by Vortexes connecter being black instead of purple like the others. It just stands out so much to me and makes it look gaudy or like it's a piece from a different set.


Or rather the rest shoulda been black, too, because the bright lavender sticks out extra crappy.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406365)
Posted by Judge Deliberata on August 1st, 2012 @ 1:45am CDT
harvester wrote:
wewyllenium wrote:Everytime I see this... I feel hatred for TT and Hasbro. :-(


My hatred is vented towards them making the game accurate (and best color scheme in my opinion) figs exclusive and not make that many of them..


I think the whole thing's just been badly conceived from the get-go. There were times in the past where I felt that Takara Henkei repaints were substantial improvements over the Hasbro originals, but in this case, it really feels to me like proper color schemes have been intentionally withheld for a later release. I can't get behind that. Blast Off and Vortex (Razorclaw) are hideous, not to mention Ruination. If they were going to just straight-up homage the RID combiner they should have stuck with the original names. Looking forward to the Henkei release that'll feature a yellow and purple Impactor, a completely blue Whirl, etc.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406376)
Posted by quickmixed on August 1st, 2012 @ 2:40am CDT
Nice gallery, some nice comparison shots.

It made me almost want to purchase this figure, but then I remembered the neon mess that is heading to retail.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406410)
Posted by CrimsonPrime on August 1st, 2012 @ 8:07am CDT
Awesome gallery Seiber :D. Been waiting for this for weeks now. I gotta say for me the best out of 5 would be Onslaught. The 2nd would be Blast-off and 3rd would be Swindle. I hope Hasbro/TT will release more combiners like this in the future. Bruticus is just so frickin awesome !!!

PS : Yeah it bothers me too that the port for Vortex is black @_@...Kinda wonders why they did that >.<...
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1406428)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on August 1st, 2012 @ 9:09am CDT
Kudos on your dedication to this gallery, it's really something. As for Bruticus. Still ugly. I like Brawl and Swindle, I might get those at retail if their decos haven't been screwed up too much. I also wonder what the Wreckers are gonna look like, and who will get whose mold. If it's gonna happen.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1407027)
Posted by MeGrimlock! on August 3rd, 2012 @ 1:15pm CDT
I really want to like this set, but the proportions in the combined Bruticus mode just bug me for some reason. The legs are ok, and the Vortex arm looks pretty good; but the Blast Off arm looks a bit too long to me. The torso looks a little too small in comparison to the limbs as well. I think this guy would look much better if they had just bit the bullet and made Onslaught a voyager to help bulk out his torso a bit.

Maybe I'll like this better once I see a few more reviews of the set and grab the retail version (the colors really don't bug me). :CON:
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1407224)
Posted by DevastaTTor on August 4th, 2012 @ 5:15am CDT
The best thing about this set is the packaging.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1407229)
Posted by El Duque on August 4th, 2012 @ 7:45am CDT
DevastaTTor wrote:The best thing about this set is the packaging.


Yep.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1407230)
Posted by Autobot032 on August 4th, 2012 @ 8:04am CDT
Anyone want to get rid of their SDCC set? Lemme know. I have stuff to trade. I'd much rather "spend" getting rid of excess figures, than spend cold, hard cash on these.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1407828)
Posted by PaxCybertron82 on August 6th, 2012 @ 4:50pm CDT
If anyone is interested - I did a review of each guy and will be posting Bruticus tonight here - www.paxcybertron.wordpress.com

I have a few different transformations that I feel help the appearance a great deal.

:CON:
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1407935)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on August 7th, 2012 @ 4:34am CDT
Shockwave is so small... hurt.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1409543)
Posted by The Variable on August 13th, 2012 @ 5:40am CDT
I've been watching some of the video reviews for these guys, and it got me wondering-- has anyone seen if the Powercore plugs are compatible with these guys?
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1485901)
Posted by LOST Cybertronian on May 9th, 2013 @ 8:32pm CDT
For your consideration, we bring you new galleries of the first wave in 2013 of Transformers Generations Fall of Cybertron deluxe figures. This wave consists of 2 new molds and 3 remolds. The brand new molds are Starscream and Kickback, while the remolds are Sideswipe, Ultra Magnus and Air Raid who are remolded from Jazz, Optimus Prime and Shockwave respectively. So what are you waiting for? Click away on the pics to see the full galleries.

Fall of Cybertron Starscream

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Fall of Cybertron Kickback

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Fall of Cybertron Sideswipe

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Fall of Cybertron Ultra Magnus

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Fall of Cybertron Air Raid

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Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1485913)
Posted by Mindmaster on May 9th, 2013 @ 9:00pm CDT
I have Starscream, Ultra Magnus, and Kickback. All three are very nice figures, and I highly recommend them if you're trying to assemble a neo-G1 cast or a FOC cast.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1485949)
Posted by Rated X on May 9th, 2013 @ 11:19pm CDT
Ryan, you do such a great job with the lighting on these photos. You almost make them look as good as their Takara counterparts. I wish Hasbro would stay away from off white plastic on future Starscreams. I popped on Hasbro Sideswipe and Magnus. But for the Cons, I had to go with Takara. I stayed away from Air Raid/Fireflight because I considered it to be a crappy attempt to re-purpose the Shockwave mold. They should have just let it be exclusive to Shockwave the same way the classics Galvatron mold was never repurposed.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1485976)
Posted by Henry921 on May 10th, 2013 @ 1:40am CDT
I actually like Sideswipe a lot more than I expected, despite his scary, soulless eyes.

Starscream, of course, you gotta have to go with the other 'Cons, and Ultra Magnus owns his mold so much more than Prime did before him.

However, Kickback is the true standout, and the best insect-former we've had in years (looking down upon at you Hardshell). Almost the entire wave is worth owning.

Air Raid... uh...

...has a nice sword accessory? ;)
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1485999)
Posted by Va'al on May 10th, 2013 @ 4:09am CDT
Still waiting for Starscream to show up here, and this just makes me want him more. :D
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486132)
Posted by kirbenvost on May 10th, 2013 @ 12:42pm CDT
What a great-looking bunch of figures. :)

It's a shame Hasbro went and short-packed Kickback though, there's only 1 per case and local collectors are hoarding them because it's a troop-builder. I've only been able to get ahold of Starscream and Sideswipe so far.

Starscream looks amazing. The transformation's pretty simple but he's defintely one of the best Screamers so far.

Sideswipe is an improvement on Jazz and comes with a cool BFG. Those are probably the best things I can say about him. It's just not a great mold, lol.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486319)
Posted by LOST Cybertronian on May 10th, 2013 @ 9:29pm CDT
Seibertron.com brings you new galleries to feast your eyes upon. This time the galleries include the first and second wave of 2013 Generations Fall of Cybertron voyager figures.

The first wave figures are Soundwave and his rebuilt persona Soundblaster.

The second wave consists of Grimlock who features a light up gimmick and Blaster who is a remold of Soundwave featuring a new head and chest piece.

Stay tuned for galleries of all the data disc minions you can handle. However in the mean time, click these images for the full galleries.

Fall of Cybertron Grimlock

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Fall of Cybertron Blaster

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Fall of Cybertron Soundwave

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Fall of Cybertron Soundblaster

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Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486327)
Posted by Noideaforaname on May 10th, 2013 @ 10:06pm CDT
3/4 of a line's sizeclass being the same darn mold has to be some kind of record, right?
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Posted by welcometothedarksyde on May 10th, 2013 @ 10:21pm CDT
Noideaforaname wrote:3/4 of a line's sizeclass being the same darn mold has to be some kind of record, right?


If you count Springer and Blitzwing it's half, still a record though
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486335)
Posted by Mindmaster on May 10th, 2013 @ 10:35pm CDT
I have yet to even find Blaster. :-(
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Posted by MenaceRX on May 11th, 2013 @ 12:39am CDT
I saw Blaster in Walmart and TRU here in VA at one point. I think it was Emporia, there walmart had all 4. Have yet to see Springer or Blitzwing in my area. Giving it time.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486353)
Posted by Seibertron on May 11th, 2013 @ 1:15am CDT
I'm working through all 11 Data Disc galleries right now. As much as I love my full time job of working on Seibertron.com, working on galleries like this reminds me that I still have to do things that I don't enjoy even with being self employed. 11 galleries of Transformers that turn into "discs" is not the most exciting thing to do, especially when you take as many pics as I do of these damn things.

At least I get to have a beer while having Avengers on in the background as I'm cropping all of these photos. Beats a sharp stick in the eye ... just not very exciting.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486355)
Posted by RhA on May 11th, 2013 @ 1:30am CDT
Seibertron wrote:I'm working through all 11 Data Disc galleries right now. As much as I love my full time job of working on Seibertron.com, working on galleries like this reminds me that I still have to do things that I don't enjoy even with being self employed. 11 galleries of Transformers that turn into "discs" is not the most exciting thing to do, especially when you take as many pics as I do of these damn things.

At least I get to have a beer while having Avengers on in the background as I'm cropping all of these photos. Beats a sharp stick in the eye ... just not very exciting.


This almost makes me feel sorry for you.

Almost.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486359)
Posted by xyl360 on May 11th, 2013 @ 2:48am CDT
Are you going to do galleries and comparisons to the Takara versions?
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486360)
Posted by Seibertron on May 11th, 2013 @ 2:56am CDT
xyl360 wrote:Are you going to do galleries and comparisons to the Takara versions?


As time and necessity permits. I've got my first Takara Tomy figure on the way from HLJ ... Air Raid. I really like the toy and like the differences from the Shockwave mold. Air Raid, it's not, but I like the toy regardless.

None of these will be page turners here on Seibertron.com so I'll most likely wait until online retailers have blow outs on them or I figure out how to get them for $20 or less. I can't pay full price for items that won't generate a lot of traffic on Seibertron.com.

On that note, United Soundwave, Transformers Collection Blitzwing and Takara Tomy's Animated Blitzwing got the gallery treatment this week as well as all of the other galleries that are getting posted this week. They'll get posted as time permits along with the 3 versions of Music Label Convoy which is what I was working on before all of these Fall of Cybertron galleries, thanks to Springer and Blitzwing.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486369)
Posted by Seibertron on May 11th, 2013 @ 3:52am CDT
3:49am ... and the world shall have 840 images of the 11 Data Discs from Transformers Generations: Fall of Cybertron. This set of galleries easily took at least 12 hours to work on from start to finish. Mindless and boring work but satisfying to move the gallery counter forward by 11 new galleries.

Next stop: Generations Legends Class Optimus Prime + Roller and Bumblebee + Blazemaster.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486372)
Posted by Red 50 on May 11th, 2013 @ 4:23am CDT
Man, I'd really love that Ultra Magnus, though I'll probably never see him on the store shelves.
I'd take that Grimlock just because it's "Grimlock". Also, most likely gonna be a no-shower.
But Soundwave... Yeah, I would have preferred Deluxe.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486376)
Posted by Va'al on May 11th, 2013 @ 5:00am CDT
He's done it. He almost collapsed in the process, but Seibertron has prepared galleries for all 11 Fall of Cybertron Data Discs! After 12 hours of work on his side, time for all of us to please our optics with the all new galleries: Rewind, Ramhorn, Eject, Steeljaw, Sunder, Rumble, Frenzy, Ravage, Ratbat, Laserbeak and Buzzsaw!

Click on the images below to view the full galleries.


Fall of Cybertron Rewind (Data Discs)

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Fall of Cybertron Ramhorn (Data Discs)

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Fall of Cybertron Eject (Data Discs)

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Fall of Cybertron Steeljaw (Data Discs)

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Fall of Cybertron Sunder (Data Discs)

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Fall of Cybertron Rumble (Data Discs)

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Fall of Cybertron Frenzy (Data Discs)

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Fall of Cybertron Ravage (Data Discs)

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Fall of Cybertron Ratbat (Data Discs)

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Fall of Cybertron Laserbeak (Data Discs)

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Fall of Cybertron Buzzsaw (Data Discs)

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Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486380)
Posted by Mindmaster on May 11th, 2013 @ 5:47am CDT
Good God, Ryan, you're on a roll with these galleries! :shock:
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486426)
Posted by Seibertron on May 11th, 2013 @ 9:38am CDT
Mindmaster wrote:Good God, Ryan, you're on a roll with these galleries! :shock:


More are on the way!
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486437)
Posted by xyl360 on May 11th, 2013 @ 10:25am CDT
Seibertron wrote:
xyl360 wrote:Are you going to do galleries and comparisons to the Takara versions?


As time and necessity permits. I've got my first Takara Tomy figure on the way from HLJ ... Air Raid. I really like the toy and like the differences from the Shockwave mold. Air Raid, it's not, but I like the toy regardless.

None of these will be page turners here on Seibertron.com so I'll most likely wait until online retailers have blow outs on them or I figure out how to get them for $20 or less. I can't pay full price for items that won't generate a lot of traffic on Seibertron.com.

On that note, United Soundwave, Transformers Collection Blitzwing and Takara Tomy's Animated Blitzwing got the gallery treatment this week as well as all of the other galleries that are getting posted this week. They'll get posted as time permits along with the 3 versions of Music Label Convoy which is what I was working on before all of these Fall of Cybertron galleries, thanks to Springer and Blitzwing.

Very cool, thanks :)

Yes, I have every version of the Generations Shockwave mold. The differences between Takara and Hasbro's versions of 'Air Raid' are quite striking, so much so that they can easily represent different characters, not only from Shockwave, but also from each other.

I'm buying Takara exclusively now, so it will be nice to see your comparison galleries as they emerge so that I can really know what I'm missing by not buying domestic.
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486468)
Posted by DEMEXICONZ on May 11th, 2013 @ 12:08pm CDT
:sad: im so jelous i went to walmart to find anything new they had and nothing until i saw a foc soundwave hidden in a toddler section i started going crazy even people looked weird at a 26yo 6foot tall guy jumping with joy with a toy in his hand...priceless :lol: now seeing how good these lil fellers look i must have minions to complete soundwave :grin:
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486484)
Posted by NovaSentinel on May 11th, 2013 @ 1:08pm CDT
Tell me Hasbro, how come Sunder gets a painted head but Laserbeak or Buzzsaw don't? :-(

Although to be fair, he deserves special treatment, being the only Dubstep loving Transformer :lol:
Re: New Fall of Cybertron galleries: SDCC Bruticus! (1486502)
Posted by Rated X on May 11th, 2013 @ 3:02pm CDT
Good job as always on the galleries. Im doing Takara so I have to wait on Blaster. I did however find a Hasbro Blaster and had my friend customize him into Twincast with Soundwave parts.
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