Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco

Transformers News: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco

Monday, September 16th, 2013 11:27PM CDT

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Thanks to site sponsor Robotkingdom we have some additional images of the yet to be officially announced Nike redeco of the Generations IDW Stealth Bomber Deluxe Megatron. Earlier images from an eBay auction also included a football accessory sporting a Decepticon logo. The figure itself bears an autograph on it's right chest that appears to be that of the Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson who just so happens to have the nickname Megatron. We await further details on exactly what type of exclusive this will likely be and it's availability. Images mirrored below.

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?

Transformers News: Re: "Calvin Johnson" IDW Megatron with football? Forthcoming Exclusive?
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Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518292)
Posted by Metrosuplex on September 17th, 2013 @ 12:09am CDT
$200!!!! :lol:

Someone educate me: do Football and TFs go together? Natural synergy? >:oP

You'd think they'd at least put the guy's face in the helmet (and not Megatron face) - that'd be kind of neat. They make printable face-plates in Japan, and if this guy had a peg for a printable face, it'd at least have the option to be replaced by one's own face. :-? But I digress.
Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518296)
Posted by MasterSoundBlaster on September 17th, 2013 @ 12:23am CDT
Anyone else curious as to how he earned the nickname "Megatron"? I mean, it's not like he pulled out a fusion cannon to help him blast past the defensive line and into the end zone.
Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518299)
Posted by Mkall on September 17th, 2013 @ 1:13am CDT
I'm not that interested in this repaint.
Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518325)
Posted by BATTLEMASTER IIC on September 17th, 2013 @ 6:58am CDT
[quote]Anyone else curious as to how he earned the nickname "Megatron"? I mean, it's not like he pulled out a fusion cannon to help him blast past the defensive line and into the end zone.[/quote]

I think one of his teammates actually coined his nickname. Probably said something like "You did it just like Megatron" or something :P
Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518337)
Posted by Dark Ops on September 17th, 2013 @ 8:18am CDT
I could understand if he were a QB and someone said he had a cannon for an arm... but a Wide Receiver?
Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518340)
Posted by Dead Metal on September 17th, 2013 @ 8:26am CDT
Maybe he loves Transformers and likes imitating their voices and catchphrases whenever he thinks he's alone.
So someone might have caught him while he was repeatedly saying "Fools, I am MEGATRON" while under the shower or something.


As for the toy itself, I love black decoes on toys, but I have to say this looks better to me than the original deco does.
Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518350)
Posted by DarkEnergon on September 17th, 2013 @ 9:45am CDT
Nike does know that the Lions' colors are silver and blue? 6"5' Calvin Johnson got the name from a teammate because in his all-silver Lions uniform he kind of looks and plays like a giant unstoppable silver robot, and the TF 2007 movie was big when Calvin Johnson was just blowing up the league.

So, why is Calvin Johnson Megatron purple?
Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518357)
Posted by MR Optimus Prime on September 17th, 2013 @ 9:57am CDT
This crap and still no 9-11 Fire Convoy tribute.
Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518362)
Posted by SJ21 on September 17th, 2013 @ 10:25am CDT
Cool idea. Not interested though.
Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518467)
Posted by Tigertrack on September 17th, 2013 @ 7:34pm CDT
Yes, the nickname was given by teammate Roy Williams way back when. It stuck with fans. CJ now has his own clothes through Nike, and one shirt features a very Decepticon like CJ symbol. Purple is a primary Decepticon color and some of CJ's products are in purple (in lots of colors not just Detroit Lions Honolulu Blue and silver).

Has nothing to do with a fusion cannon. He dominates. He's strong and basically as bad ass as Megatron (referring to movie Megs at the time).
Re: Additional Images of Nike "Calvin Johnson" Generations Deluxe Megatron Redeco (1518965)
Posted by mooncake623 on September 20th, 2013 @ 2:44pm CDT
Tigertrack wrote:Yes, the nickname was given by teammate Roy Williams way back when. It stuck with fans. CJ now has his own clothes through Nike, and one shirt features a very Decepticon like CJ symbol. Purple is a primary Decepticon color and some of CJ's products are in purple (in lots of colors not just Detroit Lions Honolulu Blue and silver).

Has nothing to do with a fusion cannon. He dominates. He's strong and basically as bad ass as Megatron (referring to movie Megs at the time).


Yep dominates like the first movie Megatron (2007) did. Calvin Johnson came out in 2007 when the Movie was still new and Transformers is all the craze. Not to be confused with ROTF and DOTM Megatrons where hes basically just a little bitch... =X

Still deciding if I should get one of these from ebay. The many auctions usually ends at $30-50 bucks shipped now, or wait for an official release. I think this is awesome and would love to support it. hmmm..

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