New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus!

Transformers News: New Gallery!  Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus!

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 11:36PM CDT

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As part of our around the clock coverage of Botcon 2012 in Dallas Texas, we are proud to present the newest addition to the Seibertron.com toy galleries, 2012 Shattered Glass Straxus!

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Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373178)
Posted by zodconvoy on April 25th, 2012 @ 11:48pm CDT
I like the colors. It looks very "Rhinox" to me.
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373186)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 26th, 2012 @ 12:03am CDT
Heh, we're getting a toy of the poet, and we didn't even know it. ;)

*dodges fruit*
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373196)
Posted by Kung Fu Man on April 26th, 2012 @ 12:24am CDT
As nice as it looks, I think I'll wait awhile before picking this guy up on the secondhand market. The $100+ price he's getting on eBay is cringeworthy for the time being.
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373200)
Posted by Kibble on April 26th, 2012 @ 12:33am CDT
Better than last year's crappy freebie, but not by much...
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373204)
Posted by Blurrz on April 26th, 2012 @ 12:38am CDT
I'd slap a repro on it and call him something else..
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373205)
Posted by LiKwid on April 26th, 2012 @ 12:38am CDT
Thank for posting this...I know what Im walking into 2morrow :P any chance of the others coming up tonight or early 2morrow? Puh Puh Pleeeeease :P
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373206)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on April 26th, 2012 @ 12:39am CDT
GI Joe Serpentor homage?
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373209)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 26th, 2012 @ 12:42am CDT
chuckdawg1999 wrote:GI Joe Serpentor homage?
Or simply inverted color spectrum colors?

Or homage to this?
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373258)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 26th, 2012 @ 5:35am CDT
And thanks to "Straxus" being unavailable to trademark, his official name is "The Bard of Darkmount". :lol:

And this news depresses me... I'll go hide in my rabbit hole and cry the weekend away.
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373275)
Posted by Flakmaster on April 26th, 2012 @ 7:15am CDT
Well, this is an awesome development. Not sure what this will go for on Ebay, but if by some miracle I see one under #40 I may just get it. I'm not sure how many people agree with me, but I love this figure sculpt!
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373281)
Posted by Banjo-Tron on April 26th, 2012 @ 7:27am CDT
I'm a big fan of the sculpt too, but the colour scheme is sick. And not sick in a 'down with the kids' way, it is just disgusting.
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373284)
Posted by Heavy B on April 26th, 2012 @ 7:30am CDT
Kung Fu Man wrote:As nice as it looks, I think I'll wait awhile before picking this guy up on the secondhand market. The $100+ price he's getting on eBay is cringeworthy for the time being.

No one said collecting the Shattered Glass toyline would be cheep.
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373299)
Posted by WolfDawg on April 26th, 2012 @ 8:33am CDT
Cheetor?
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373311)
Posted by Pretender Skywarp on April 26th, 2012 @ 8:58am CDT
I was hoping for more Classics than SG the year, for a VS theme, it's a bit one-sided!

I like the mould, not keen on the colours, saves me money I guess!!
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373340)
Posted by RiddlerJ on April 26th, 2012 @ 9:40am CDT
It's a stretch but you could pretend he's Classics Landmine.

http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Landmine_%28G1%29
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373344)
Posted by GuyIncognito on April 26th, 2012 @ 9:46am CDT
Kung Fu Man wrote:As nice as it looks, I think I'll wait awhile before picking this guy up on the secondhand market. The $100+ price he's getting on eBay is cringeworthy for the time being.


The price will probably only go up, not down.
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373353)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 26th, 2012 @ 9:56am CDT
Pretender Skywarp wrote:I was hoping for more Classics than SG the year, for a VS theme, it's a bit one-sided!


How about Autobots & SG Decepticons VS Decepticon & SG Autobots? Would that even things out?
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373373)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on April 26th, 2012 @ 10:30am CDT
I want it, I want it, I want it! I like the mold, have the other 2.

But I'm not paying ridiculous evilBay prices. I'll check on it in a month or so.

As for the color scheme, I thought it was an homage to Scrounge, whom Straxus crippled in the comics.
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373389)
Posted by Optimutt on April 26th, 2012 @ 11:03am CDT
The Bard of Darkmount? That screams Shakespeare to me! So, while I'm not in love with the color, I would gladly be willing to discuss a purchase from anyone who goes to Bot-Con.

Please PM me if you're interested in getting rid of yours.

Thanks!!!
Re: New Gallery! Botcon 2012: Shattered Glass Straxus! (1373403)
Posted by AdamPrime on April 26th, 2012 @ 11:57am CDT
I was thinking he could be a tribute to Emirate Xaaron, who has a similar tank mode in a few of his different incarnations.

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