Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

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Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby El Duque » Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:53 pm

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Thanks to an eBay auction by toyssir8982009 we get a look at the test shot for Hasbro's upcoming Transformers Generations Deluxe Bumblebee. The figure is based on Bumblebee's appearance in recent IDW comics and will come packed with Transformers Spotlight: Bumblebee later this year. Check out the mirrored images below.

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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:05 pm

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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Blozor » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:17 pm

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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby mooncake623 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:19 pm

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Is this one different then the IDW Bumblebee we were shown with trailcutter, Orion Pax, and Megs? I remember that one having door wings...
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Zeedust » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:27 pm

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mooncake623 wrote:Is this one different then the IDW Bumblebee we were shown with trailcutter, Orion Pax, and Megs? I remember that one having door wings...


More likely that it's just mistransformed.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby RAcast » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:41 pm

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mooncake623 wrote:Is this one different then the IDW Bumblebee we were shown with trailcutter, Orion Pax, and Megs? I remember that one having door wings...


More likely that it's just mistransformed.

They swung them inside the shoulder kibble, which looks a bit weird if you notice, but if you're not a door wing person, you've got a place to hide them. ;)
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Doubledealer93 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:55 pm

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its a really good mold, just a shame its a bumblebee. if it gets a repaint i will buy that.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby njb902 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:19 pm

I hate that I like this figure, cause the last thing I need is another bumblebee :sad:

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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Manterax Prime » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:39 pm

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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Henry921 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:47 pm

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Am I the only one who dislikes the 'tail' piece hanging down from the back?

Literally the only thing that holds me back from buying it, that awkward bit. Well, that and I've never really liked IDW Bumblebee.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Eagleblaster » Wed May 01, 2013 12:40 am

Its kind of eye catching. If they made a hinge on that kibble part thats preventing him for sitting down, lml. But the mold reminds me of dotm deluxe soundwave. Almost the same soulders and that kibble.

Design a hinge for figures like this in the future.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby devilmayevil » Wed May 01, 2013 12:42 am

I don't like his face attention, sympathy does not look as before, with a somewhat evil :roll:

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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Eagleblaster » Wed May 01, 2013 12:48 am

This kibble mold doesn't deserve to be the Warrior Bumblebee.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Bounti76 » Wed May 01, 2013 2:21 am

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I'd LOVE a deluxe Glyph from this mold...it would be very cool of Hasbro to bring more obscure and Botcon/convention exclusive characters into wider canon. Kind of like how Prime Flamewar was that universe's version of Botcon Flamewar.

My one wish for this year's Generations line is to see a G1-esque Arcee that with slight remolds/repaints could be turned into the other G1 fembots.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Handels-Messerschmitt » Wed May 01, 2013 3:41 am

Eagleblaster wrote:This kibble mold doesn't deserve to be the Warrior Bumblebee.


Stuff that is kibble on this mold: that little butt cape.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Mykltron » Wed May 01, 2013 4:08 am

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Looks to me like the shoulders parts will hinder poseability.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby griftimus prime » Wed May 01, 2013 5:41 am

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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby RAcast » Wed May 01, 2013 6:05 am

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Henry921 wrote:Am I the only one who dislikes the 'tail' piece hanging down from the back?

Literally the only thing that holds me back from buying it, that awkward bit. Well, that and I've never really liked IDW Bumblebee.

No worse than every Starscream ever sports. :lol:

Mykltron wrote:Looks to me like the shoulders parts will hinder poseability.

As I said on the first page, it's mistransformed. ;) They swung the door wings inside the shoulder kibble.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby CR71Autobot » Wed May 01, 2013 8:12 am

Must have....
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Wh33l Jck » Wed May 01, 2013 9:46 am

I think they are coming out this Summer July/August?

I like the mold a lot better now than some of the images we saw from Toyfair.

If you can hide the door wings, and with the fake hood for a chest, give it a new head: this would be an awesome Windcharger....
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby welcometothedarksyde » Wed May 01, 2013 9:58 am

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warzon3 wrote:I think they are coming out this Summer July/August?

I like the mold a lot better now than some of the images we saw from Toyfair.

If you can hide the door wings, and with the fake hood for a chest, give it a new head: this would be an awesome Windcharger....



Actually that's a really good idea, now I want a Windcharger...
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby kirbenvost » Wed May 01, 2013 10:33 am

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That would be a good idea, except for the fact that I already have RTS Windcharger.

This guy looks cool even in dayglo colors. Not sure if he'll replace Henkei Bee in my collection, though...
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Mindmaster » Wed May 01, 2013 11:59 am

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If this wasn't Bumblebee, I'd buy it on the spot. I already have the Classics Bumblebee, so it would be redundant of me to get this.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby Sodan-1 » Wed May 01, 2013 1:35 pm

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I do really like the look of this mold, just wish it had a better looking weapon. Not sure how I like it as Bumblebee though. It's got a mature look to it, like what Rodimus Prime is to Hot Rod. It'd help if it was a little smaller.
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Re: Transformers Generations Deluxe IDW Bumblebee Test Shot

Postby PhunkJunkion » Sat May 04, 2013 1:50 pm

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Looks good to me. I think I would buy it.
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