Dark Of The Moon Deluxe Skids Revealed - New Mold
Monday, January 17th, 2011 3:58AM CSTCategories: Live Action Movie News, Toy News, Digital Media News
Posted by: Blurrz Views: 79,408
And that's right, you'll be getting a whole lot of Skids and his twin brother Mudflap in the upcoming Transformers movie this summer, Dark Of The Moon. Images have surfaced on 4chan, revealing that Skids will be receiving a brand new figure in the Deluxe class. The young Autobot Chevrolet Beat is deco'd in black bright green and is well armed with a 'MechTech' gun. It is likely that Mudflap will also receive the same treatment with a brand new mold as well. Since the original source contains questionable content, the images can be viewed on Youtube. The images can also be found on ACToys.net.
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Posted by Mykltron on January 17th, 2011 @ 4:46am CST
Posted by Bradimus on January 17th, 2011 @ 4:57am CST
Autobot032 wrote:'Bout damn time. Finally, a figure I actually like. This new Skids design is actually quite good. I'm not a big fan of the gimmicky weapon, but the rest is fine. Did they fix his face? He clearly has the buck teeth, but it looks like the rest of his face is level and symmetrical.
I think they did fix his face, and I might actually get this figure. I admit it. I liked the twins. I rooted for the twins. When they went up against Devastator, I worried about the twins. I might complain about how they could have been better. I might complain about how the "twins" should have been based on Sideswipe (who was in the movie as a character perhaps more like his Armada incarnation than the G1 version I like) and Sunstreaker. I might comment about how their G1 personalities would have provided a more neutral and mature sense of humor that would have avoided the "culture" vs. "race" debate. But I actually would like a good version of the movie twins, and this might be the first mold from the new line that I personally find superior to the previous one, so maybe I won't be looking only to the new Legends/Legends+ line for DotM.
Posted by Burn on January 17th, 2011 @ 5:12am CST
Mind you, I actually like the ROTF incarnations. So this needs to be a step up for me.
Posted by prowl123 on January 17th, 2011 @ 7:11am CST
Posted by BATTLEMASTER IIC on January 17th, 2011 @ 7:26am CST
Posted by Rodimus Minor on January 17th, 2011 @ 7:37am CST
What happend to the Twins in ROTF as we last saw them fighting Devastator and they weren't at the end.
Posted by Stryker055 on January 17th, 2011 @ 7:48am CST
Posted by Dead Metal on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:01am CST
Posted by madplanet on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:03am CST
Also some users made a comment that the mechtech weapons might combine into something. This theory is looking more probable. Colouring on the plastic is the same with each weapon (sure it could be just test colours). Just have to wait for a reviewer to have near enough most of the figures to test that theory. If it is true I am a sucker for build a figure sets.
Posted by Kibble on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:18am CST
Posted by dragons on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:56am CST
these snap on weapons in vehical modes reminds me of mask i was expecting twins look like crap way all others have looked so far excluding megatron so far
Posted by Starscream GaGa on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:57am CST
Posted by jaws on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:57am CST
Posted by kirbenvost on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:59am CST
madplanet wrote:Hold on did I miss something. I swear I read that the twins were axed for third film!!1
Yeah, they obviously lied about it.
This figure looks alright. It's decent. But I wouldn't buy it because I don't like the head or the colors, and I have no attachment to the character. If they remolded his head and painted him blue and red, maybe.
Still not digging these mechtech weapons, but I guess they gotta have some kind of gimmick.
Posted by Optimus1138 on January 17th, 2011 @ 9:31am CST
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Posted by Joker'sRequiem on January 17th, 2011 @ 11:12am CST
Posted by First-Aid on January 17th, 2011 @ 11:28am CST
And please, let's not get into the "racism" thing again okay? If you can't tell the difference between "race" and "culture" and don't really care, you're encouraging ignorance and racism yourself.