Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans

Transformers News: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans

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Thanks to Japanese hobby site TAG Hobby, we have another batch of scans, and it's the Dengeki Hobby magazine. Featured inside are some images of the lineart for the upcoming Masterpiece Wheeljack figure, including another shot of its prototype. Check it out below!

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545109)
Posted by AnnaChristine on January 25th, 2014 @ 9:48pm CST
Cooooome oooooon Sunstreaker reshell. :pray:
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545132)
Posted by EagleTron on January 25th, 2014 @ 11:25pm CST
The untappered thicker knees and thighs on the line art looks better than the prototype. That's the only thing that I can nit-pick at.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545135)
Posted by Wh33l Jck on January 25th, 2014 @ 11:33pm CST
I'm starting to really hate those hands, nowhere in g1 does Jack have hands that look like that. these are more of a classics updated interpretation of his hand guards/shield
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545137)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on January 25th, 2014 @ 11:50pm CST
I like where the wheels go on his back and hide away, very cool.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545143)
Posted by Burn on January 26th, 2014 @ 12:47am CST
warzon3 wrote:I'm starting to really hate those hands, nowhere in g1 does Jack have hands that look like that. these are more of a classics updated interpretation of his hand guards/shield


If anything it's more an updated interpretation of his G1 toy with the guards/shields shifting from behind to the sides.

Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545155)
Posted by Arctorro on January 26th, 2014 @ 2:44am CST
Burn wrote:
warzon3 wrote:I'm starting to really hate those hands, nowhere in g1 does Jack have hands that look like that. these are more of a classics updated interpretation of his hand guards/shield


If anything it's more an updated interpretation of his G1 toy with the guards/shields shifting from behind to the sides.
And is most likely a necessary compromise so the hands are covered in alt mode. If that and the 'thin' thighs are the only compromises, then there really isn't anything much to complain about considering the liberties taken by the G1 animators >:oP
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545162)
Posted by Wh33l Jck on January 26th, 2014 @ 3:42am CST
But like the toy they should be at the bottom, or at at least they should not be angled and come to a sharp point. There is also this raised circle detailing on the hand guards that really take away from the g1 look.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545240)
Posted by Doc bot on January 26th, 2014 @ 11:27am CST
I really like how they still sketch these designs out by hand rather than relying purely on CAD and CG. You can really see how the transformations are thought out.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545629)
Posted by El Duque on January 27th, 2014 @ 10:10pm CST
Following up his earlier comparison tweet of MP-20 Wheeljack with MP-12 Sideswipe, MP-18 Bluestreak, and MP-Smokescreen, Takara Tomy designer Shogo Hasui has revealed the group in robot mode. However, MP-17 Prowl has replaced MP-Smokescreen for this shot. Check em out below!

Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545634)
Posted by TimothyR on January 27th, 2014 @ 10:50pm CST
man.. this is going to be way way WAY too long of a wait.

he looks almost perfect.. as usual.

i really hope we see teasers or prototypes of bumblebee and magnus soon.

i am surprised that he didn't flatten out prowl's feet.. they're very articulated and would've easily been able to sit flush on the ground.. not to mention i don't see his heal flipped out.. odd for someone who designed it to overlook that.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545642)
Posted by mesh on January 27th, 2014 @ 11:44pm CST
warzon3 wrote:I'm starting to really hate those hands, nowhere in g1 does Jack have hands that look like that. these are more of a classics updated interpretation of his hand guards/shield



Suck it noob!
Now stop your complaining!
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545644)
Posted by fenrir72 on January 27th, 2014 @ 11:56pm CST
End of August............an eternity too long............
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545656)
Posted by Burn on January 28th, 2014 @ 2:13am CST
fenrir72 wrote:End of August............an eternity too long............


Oh come on, you know you would have waited an eternity for this ...
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545667)
Posted by frogbat on January 28th, 2014 @ 3:49am CST
after holding back on the masterpieces i caved in and got smokescreen, now i'll chase sideswipe. So i for one am glad wheeljack will be a while, gives me a breather to pick up some of the new generations figures
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545686)
Posted by megatronus on January 28th, 2014 @ 8:03am CST
TimothyR wrote:he looks almost perfect.. as usual.
:DANCE:

TimothyR wrote:i really hope we see teasers or prototypes of bumblebee and magnus soon.
Same. I assume we'll see some 'Bee test shots in month or so.

TimothyR wrote:i am surprised that he didn't flatten out prowl's feet.. they're very articulated and would've easily been able to sit flush on the ground.. not to mention i don't see his heal flipped out.. odd for someone who designed it to overlook that.
Hmmm... :-?

mesh wrote:Suck it noob!
Now stop your complaining!
:lol:

Burn wrote:
fenrir72 wrote:End of August............an eternity too long............
Oh come on, you know you would have waited an eternity for this ...
:lol: :lol: :lol:

frogbat wrote:after holding back on the masterpieces i caved in and got smokescreen, now i'll chase sideswipe. So i for one am glad wheeljack will be a while, gives me a breather to pick up some of the new generations figures
No need to chase! 2nd Production run of Sideswipe will be at the major retailers this March. Preorders are up at:
BBTS - http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/prod ... ode=retail
TFsource - http://tfsource.com/masterpiece/mp-12-sideswipe-2nd/
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545725)
Posted by AutoBorst on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:44am CST
Looks great, now where are pics of this so-called Masterpiece Ultra Magnus we've been hearing about?
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1545861)
Posted by Stormrider on January 28th, 2014 @ 4:45pm CST
The scale looks great.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1546008)
Posted by El Duque on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:35pm CST
Takara Tomy designer Shogo Hasui continues to tweet new images of the Transformers Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack prototype, this evening we get a little closer look at shoulder mounted weapon. His Magnetic Inducer Shell can at very least be removed from the launcher, possibly fired. Image mirrored below.

Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1546016)
Posted by fenrir72 on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:57pm CST
Torture! I can't wait to see colored pics! Btw, I have a bad feeling that this will not make the end of August release.
Re: Takara Tomy Transformers MP-20 Wheeljack Line Art - Dengeki Magazine Scans (1546017)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:58pm CST
Given the size difference between him and MP Frenzy, reenacting his famous use of this weapon in Marvel US#9 will seem kind of mean. But if it actually fires, that's what's happening as soon as he's out of the box.

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