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Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire

Transformers News: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 11:03AM CDT

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The by-now famous Transformers Colombia Facebook fan page reveals yet another Transformers update - and it's time to dive back into the Generations Thrilling 30 line, with our first look at the official packaging images of Leader Class Jetfire! We had seen official images at Toy Fair 2014, but not this particular one: check it out below, and browse through the Seibertron.com gallery from Toy Fair too see this figure out of the box, too!

Transformers News: Official Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire

Transformers News: Official Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire

Transformers News: Official Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire
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Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570785)
Posted by Mindmaster on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:10am CDT
Dat box art. =P~

I just hope he's nice and big, and not the undersized shenanigans that Age of Extinction seems to be suffering from.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570791)
Posted by Seibertron on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:21am CDT
Just an FYI ... Skrapnel with Reflector, Tailgate with Groundpounder and Leader Class Jetfire have all been added to the sightings section at http://www.seibertron.com/sightings/ind ... rations127

Please let me know if you guys find something that needs to be added!
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570792)
Posted by reluctantyouth on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:24am CDT
The hollow thighs and arms are a major bummer but what can you do? :-( We all knew what the figure was going to look like. I too hope that the leader class figure is taller than what we are getting with AOE. I still want this figure very very badly. =P~

~reluctantyouth~ :BOT:
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570794)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:37am CDT
=P~ =P~ =P~ =P~ =P~
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570798)
Posted by Talon523 on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:43am CDT
Does anyone know how this will compare to the MP line? Will it be taller than Optimus?
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570800)
Posted by Mindmaster on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:49am CDT
Talon523 wrote:Does anyone know how this will compare to the MP line? Will it be taller than Optimus?


More or less the same height.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570801)
Posted by Flux Convoy on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:50am CDT
Sticking with that nasty red chrome. Bleh. I'll wait to see what my options are.
:BOT:
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570804)
Posted by TheVenocWarlord on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:54am CDT
Dang, now I've got to get this guy. I wasn't going to before, but he just looks sweet.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570805)
Posted by rpetras on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:54am CDT
The leg guns that point at his armpits are stupid.

Other than that, I'm all for this guy!
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570830)
Posted by RiddlerJ on May 2nd, 2014 @ 1:07pm CDT
While he looks alright, we've already revisited Jetfire a few times, including a pretty good Classics version. I really would rather they produce new figures for characters that still haven't be seen since their heyday.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570840)
Posted by ScottyP on May 2nd, 2014 @ 1:36pm CDT
RiddlerJ wrote:While he looks alright, we've already revisited Jetfire a few times, including a pretty good Classics version. I really would rather they produce new figures for characters that still haven't be seen since their heyday.


I'd rather see characters that haven't gotten the Classics treatment as well, but it has been 8 years since the first Classics Jetfire was released. That's a pretty long time, so it's cool that newer collectors will get a shot at the character without having to go through the secondary market.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570842)
Posted by griftimus prime on May 2nd, 2014 @ 1:39pm CDT
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Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570843)
Posted by Rated X on May 2nd, 2014 @ 1:46pm CDT
Thrilling huh ? Im not thrilled with that pour of scale macross jet. They should have gone with the much loved cybertronian cargo jet and let the robotech crap die for good.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570852)
Posted by Mindmaster on May 2nd, 2014 @ 2:20pm CDT
Rated X wrote:Thrilling huh ? Im not thrilled with that pour of scale macross jet. They should have gone with the much loved cybertronian cargo jet and let the robotech crap die for good.


Yeah, let's not celebrate how the Transformers came to be. Great idea! [sarcasm]

A comment like that is like saying "Diaclone is stupid, it should have never happened, just let it go". I don't mean to step on your shoes, but I don't think you understand the gravitas of this. Without Diaclone and Macross, Transformers wouldn't even be here. Hasbro and Takara know this and acknowledge this by releasing figures such as Whirl and the upcoming Roadbuster.

I dunno, I guess I'm letting my values take over here, but let me say this: just be grateful for what it is. It's a figure of a fan-loved character, it's in-scale with a good number of Classics-themed characters, it's got chrome, it's got a faceplate that's an homage to his Macross heritage... just freaking get over it and appreciate what they're doing! :BANG_HEAD:
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570854)
Posted by GuyIncognito on May 2nd, 2014 @ 2:31pm CDT
The should go with Movie-verse designs and let that G1 crap die for good.

8-} ;)

Looks like a great figure/toy to me!
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570856)
Posted by EMP Starscream on May 2nd, 2014 @ 2:48pm CDT
What a glorious jet mode. =P~
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570861)
Posted by RiddlerJ on May 2nd, 2014 @ 3:06pm CDT
And for the repaint, I nominate...G2 Hooligan.

Though a honking orange plane in that size might be a problem.

Maybe Timelines Ricochet. Or Flattop, minus his aircraft carrier.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570866)
Posted by Doctor McGrath on May 2nd, 2014 @ 3:17pm CDT
ScottyP wrote:
RiddlerJ wrote:While he looks alright, we've already revisited Jetfire a few times, including a pretty good Classics version. I really would rather they produce new figures for characters that still haven't be seen since their heyday.


I'd rather see characters that haven't gotten the Classics treatment as well, but it has been 8 years since the first Classics Jetfire was released. That's a pretty long time, so it's cool that newer collectors will get a shot at the character without having to go through the secondary market.


That's a good way to look at it. I don't hate Classics Jetfire near as much as some people do but I'm still planning to pick this up. I would like to get a look at Takara's offering first, though.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570882)
Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on May 2nd, 2014 @ 3:43pm CDT
This toy is like a 5.6. I love the jet mode, but not so much the robot mode. One, Jetfire has skinny legs. And two, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago. Well - miracles don't happen often. #-o
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570886)
Posted by Midnight_Fox on May 2nd, 2014 @ 3:57pm CDT
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago.


Perhaps not, but he DOES look exactly like an up-gunned version of the Jetfire that's piloting the Ark-7 in RiD #28. No surprise really, considering how Thrilling 30 is pretty much IDW: the Toyline.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570887)
Posted by Va'al on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:01pm CDT
Midnight_Fox wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago.


Perhaps not, but he DOES look exactly like an up-gunned version of the Jetfire that's piloting the Ark-7 in RiD #28. No surprise really, considering how Thrilling 30 is pretty much IDW: the Toyline.


Indeed. Oh, look, the cover for July's issue of RID! ;)

Image
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570888)
Posted by Metro Prime on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:02pm CDT
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:This toy is like a 5.6. I love the jet mode, but not so much the robot mode. One, Jetfire has skinny legs. And two, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago. Well - miracles don't happen often. #-o

...I am 75% sure you are trolling. We get a Masterpiece-scaled Skyfire/Jetfire, and you're complaining. Plus, the new toy is essentially the old G1 character model, just with more greebles and with different vehicle kibble.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570889)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:18pm CDT
Metro Prime wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:This toy is like a 5.6. I love the jet mode, but not so much the robot mode. One, Jetfire has skinny legs. And two, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago. Well - miracles don't happen often. #-o

...I am 75% sure you are trolling. We get a Masterpiece-scaled Skyfire/Jetfire, and you're complaining. Plus, the new toy is essentially the old G1 character model, just with more greebles and with different vehicle kibble.
Technically, a Masterpiece-scaled Jetfire/Skyfire would be much bigger than this, since G1 Cartoon Skyfire was huge.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570890)
Posted by Metro Prime on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:19pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Metro Prime wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:This toy is like a 5.6. I love the jet mode, but not so much the robot mode. One, Jetfire has skinny legs. And two, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago. Well - miracles don't happen often. #-o

...I am 75% sure you are trolling. We get a Masterpiece-scaled Skyfire/Jetfire, and you're complaining. Plus, the new toy is essentially the old G1 character model, just with more greebles and with different vehicle kibble.
Technically, a Masterpiece-scaled Jetfire/Skyfire would be much bigger than this, since G1 Cartoon Skyfire was huge.

Wait, does that make this Classics-scaled?
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570891)
Posted by Mindmaster on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:19pm CDT
Metro Prime wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Metro Prime wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:This toy is like a 5.6. I love the jet mode, but not so much the robot mode. One, Jetfire has skinny legs. And two, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago. Well - miracles don't happen often. #-o

...I am 75% sure you are trolling. We get a Masterpiece-scaled Skyfire/Jetfire, and you're complaining. Plus, the new toy is essentially the old G1 character model, just with more greebles and with different vehicle kibble.
Technically, a Masterpiece-scaled Jetfire/Skyfire would be much bigger than this, since G1 Cartoon Skyfire was huge.

Wait, does that make this Classics-scaled?


Yeah. You didn't know that? ;)
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570894)
Posted by gantzrunner on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:38pm CDT
although the mold would be a bit big, I nominate cloudraker as a potential repaint. I mean scoop came back from obscurity so why not? :KREMZEEK:
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570895)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:43pm CDT
so is this an actual leader class or is it a "leader class"? But being a leader class puts me off, to expensive & to big for my shelves. Would've been better as a deluxe, gives it more repaint options & would come with a comic.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570897)
Posted by Metro Prime on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:48pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
Metro Prime wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Metro Prime wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:This toy is like a 5.6. I love the jet mode, but not so much the robot mode. One, Jetfire has skinny legs. And two, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago. Well - miracles don't happen often. #-o

...I am 75% sure you are trolling. We get a Masterpiece-scaled Skyfire/Jetfire, and you're complaining. Plus, the new toy is essentially the old G1 character model, just with more greebles and with different vehicle kibble.
Technically, a Masterpiece-scaled Jetfire/Skyfire would be much bigger than this, since G1 Cartoon Skyfire was huge.

Wait, does that make this Classics-scaled?


Yeah. You didn't know that? ;)

I assumed it was essentially a Masterpiece figure in all but name. I keep forgetting that he was utterly gigantic in the show.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570899)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:51pm CDT
Megatron Wolf wrote:so is this an actual leader class or is it a "leader class"?
What's the difference?
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570900)
Posted by MightyMagnus78 on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:55pm CDT
What a fabulous figure!
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570903)
Posted by Burn on May 2nd, 2014 @ 4:59pm CDT
There's something off about it that I just don't like, the annoying part is, I can't put my finger on what it is.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570907)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on May 2nd, 2014 @ 5:05pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Megatron Wolf wrote:so is this an actual leader class or is it a "leader class"?
What's the difference?


Is he a Leader size-wise, or in name only?
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570909)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 2nd, 2014 @ 5:09pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Megatron Wolf wrote:so is this an actual leader class or is it a "leader class"?
What's the difference?


Is he a Leader size-wise, or in name only?
Has there been a Leader class toy that wasn't Leader class sized?
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570911)
Posted by Mindmaster on May 2nd, 2014 @ 5:13pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Megatron Wolf wrote:so is this an actual leader class or is it a "leader class"?
What's the difference?


Is he a Leader size-wise, or in name only?
Has there been a Leader class toy that wasn't Leader class sized?


Yeah: the upcoming Age of Extinction Optimus Prime and Grimlock. They're about as big as Ultras, as far as I know.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570913)
Posted by STngAR on May 2nd, 2014 @ 5:14pm CDT
The only thing I don't like is the red chrome bits, would have been nice if they were just red

:MAXIMAL:
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570914)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 2nd, 2014 @ 5:16pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Megatron Wolf wrote:so is this an actual leader class or is it a "leader class"?
What's the difference?


Is he a Leader size-wise, or in name only?
Has there been a Leader class toy that wasn't Leader class sized?


Yeah: the upcoming Age of Extinction Optimus Prime and Grimlock. They're about as big as Ultras, as far as I know.
Being slightly shorter than the tall ROTF Leader OP =/= being an Ultra's height.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570917)
Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on May 2nd, 2014 @ 5:21pm CDT
Metro Prime wrote:...I am 75% sure you are trolling. We get a Masterpiece-scaled Skyfire/Jetfire, and you're complaining. Plus, the new toy is essentially the old G1 character model, just with more greebles and with different vehicle kibble.

Sorry if this bugs you, but I don't like the way the MP-scaled Jetfire looks. It doesn't have the visor which is something that I loved about the G1 Jetfire toy. The DaCa Toys Kronos doesn't have the extra armor and I haven't seen a picture of a weapon or his walking jet mode. It's also something that HasTak has not or will never think of.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570921)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 2nd, 2014 @ 5:25pm CDT
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:
Metro Prime wrote:...I am 75% sure you are trolling. We get a Masterpiece-scaled Skyfire/Jetfire, and you're complaining. Plus, the new toy is essentially the old G1 character model, just with more greebles and with different vehicle kibble.

Sorry if this bugs you, but I don't like the way the MP-scaled Jetfire looks. It doesn't have the visor which is something that I loved about the G1 Jetfire toy. The DaCa Toys Kronos doesn't have the extra armor and I haven't seen a picture of a weapon or his walking jet mode. It's also something that HasTak has not or will never think of.
1. It's not MP scaled. It's Generations scaled.
2. It does so have a visor.
3. The robot mode is based on the cartoon animation model, which deviated from the toy's Macross design to make it different enough so that it wouldn't interfere with Harmony Gold's Robotech series.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570927)
Posted by shajaki on May 2nd, 2014 @ 5:33pm CDT
Megatron Wolf wrote:Would've been better as a deluxe, gives it more repaint options & would come with a comic.
seriously? youd rather have a deluxe sized jetfire? if they did that, the other 99% of the fandom that want a big jetfire would probably burn hasbro HQ to the ground.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570938)
Posted by triKlops on May 2nd, 2014 @ 6:10pm CDT
Great news; cant wait for this guy to materialize.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570940)
Posted by fenrir72 on May 2nd, 2014 @ 6:43pm CDT
So oozingly beautiful! That's why I hate how the upcoming AoE is putting the rest of the TF line in the back burner.

These teasers are torture! :sad:
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570941)
Posted by fenrir72 on May 2nd, 2014 @ 6:48pm CDT
Va'al wrote:
Midnight_Fox wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago.


Perhaps not, but he DOES look exactly like an up-gunned version of the Jetfire that's piloting the Ark-7 in RiD #28. No surprise really, considering how Thrilling 30 is pretty much IDW: the Toyline.


Indeed. Oh, look, the cover for July's issue of RID! ;)

Image


Sorry about this but who's that behind Skyfire? Stopped buying comics since 2006.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570961)
Posted by Metro Prime on May 2nd, 2014 @ 8:50pm CDT
fenrir72 wrote:
Va'al wrote:
Midnight_Fox wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago.


Perhaps not, but he DOES look exactly like an up-gunned version of the Jetfire that's piloting the Ark-7 in RiD #28. No surprise really, considering how Thrilling 30 is pretty much IDW: the Toyline.


Indeed. Oh, look, the cover for July's issue of RID! ;)

Image


Sorry about this but who's that behind Skyfire? Stopped buying comics since 2006.

For some reason, that thing reminds me of H.E.R.B.I.E.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570967)
Posted by Noideaforaname on May 2nd, 2014 @ 9:28pm CDT
^ Forget Jetfire, I want a toy of that little screen-faced dude!

What's with all the chrome lately? It's everywhere (except, ironically, parts that should be chromed, i.e. smokestacks, bumpers, etc.. Not that Jetfire has anything that "needs" chrome).
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570969)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 2nd, 2014 @ 9:34pm CDT
Noideaforaname wrote:What's with all the chrome lately? It's everywhere (except, ironically, parts that should be chromed, i.e. smokestacks, bumpers, etc.. Not that Jetfire has anything that "needs" chrome).
It seems to be Hasbro's new incentive for Leader class toys (or for special toys like the Platinum Edition AOE Optimus/Grimlock two-pack).
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570977)
Posted by Cyber Bishop on May 2nd, 2014 @ 10:31pm CDT
Burn wrote:There's something off about it that I just don't like, the annoying part is, I can't put my finger on what it is.



Yeah, I get what you are saying, I want to love it but something is off and I can't figure out what it is...
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570980)
Posted by zemper on May 2nd, 2014 @ 10:54pm CDT
Cyber Bishop wrote:
Burn wrote:There's something off about it that I just don't like, the annoying part is, I can't put my finger on what it is.



Yeah, I get what you are saying, I want to love it but something is off and I can't figure out what it is...


is it the potential back-heavy placement of the topside jet parts? or the relatively plain and slim (kinda) arms and thighs as compared to the upper body bulk? because jet mode aside, and i think this is a glorious piece of toy engineering, these are some things that kinda (a leeetle bit... okay, bordering on nitpicking) bother me somewhat.

or maybe the chrome or the excess guns?

somehow despite the awesomeness of this figure i share your sentiments on something a bit... off.

hopefully when it arrives our fears and doubts will be proven unfounded.
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570989)
Posted by T-Macksimus on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:21pm CDT
Va'al wrote:
Midnight_Fox wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:, it doesn't look exactly like the Jetfire/Skyfire I've known 30 years ago.


Perhaps not, but he DOES look exactly like an up-gunned version of the Jetfire that's piloting the Ark-7 in RiD #28. No surprise really, considering how Thrilling 30 is pretty much IDW: the Toyline.


Indeed. Oh, look, the cover for July's issue of RID! ;)

Image



Dammit Va'al, I had myself pretty much talked out of getting this figure until you pulled THAT ace out of your sleeve. I'm still not a fan of the weapons but now all my arguments about the body style have gone out the window. Your are seriously on my wallets **** list now! :P
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570991)
Posted by PrymeStriker on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:28pm CDT
Ooooh, that's a divine lookin' figure. :x
Re: Official In-Package Images Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Leader Jetfire (1570995)
Posted by Rated X on May 2nd, 2014 @ 11:55pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
Rated X wrote:Thrilling huh ? Im not thrilled with that pour of scale macross jet. They should have gone with the much loved cybertronian cargo jet and let the robotech crap die for good.


Yeah, let's not celebrate how the Transformers came to be. Great idea! [sarcasm]

A comment like that is like saying "Diaclone is stupid, it should have never happened, just let it go". I don't mean to step on your shoes, but I don't think you understand the gravitas of this. Without Diaclone and Macross, Transformers wouldn't even be here. Hasbro and Takara know this and acknowledge this by releasing figures such as Whirl and the upcoming Roadbuster.

I dunno, I guess I'm letting my values take over here, but let me say this: just be grateful for what it is. It's a figure of a fan-loved character, it's in-scale with a good number of Classics-themed characters, it's got chrome, it's got a faceplate that's an homage to his Macross heritage... just freaking get over it and appreciate what they're doing! :BANG_HEAD:

Believe it or not, I dont hate robotech. But I think its time to move on to skyfire already. Its one thing to buy a mold and incorporate it into a line. But it was never part of the cartoon due to licensing reasons. So why put it in a line of toys made to homage the cartoon ? Besides the macross jet is out of scale with other generations figures. Im assuming it was made leader class to give the robot mode a proper G1 cartoon scale compared to other generations figures. So why give it an out of scale coffee table jet mode that could probally fit a GI Joe figure in its cockpit ? Give it the cybertronian cargo jet mode that everyone really wants...

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