ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed!

Transformers News: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed!

Thursday, March 19th, 2009 10:00PM CDT

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User Linthart at http://www.otca.com.au is currently attending the 2009 Toy Hobby & Nursery Fair in Melbourne, Australia and has snapped some photos of the pacakging for the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Leader-Class Jetfire, which was on display during the Toyfair.

The images are quite large so users with a slower connection be warned. Some have been shrunken down and mirrored here for easy viewing.

The packaging also confirms that Optimus Prime does indeed combine with Jetfire, but the image of the combined mode has been blacked out.

See all the photos by clicking here.

ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed!

ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed!
Credit(s): Linthart, Otca.com.au
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Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900452)
Posted by Evil_the_Nub on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:04pm CDT
He has a cane? WTF?!?!?!?!?!?
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900455)
Posted by i_amtrunks on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:09pm CDT
So to point out that this character is old, they have given him a cane... interesting.
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900456)
Posted by Firebird on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:09pm CDT
Jet mode looks nice.

But here is the information I wanted. I resized one of their huge images for easy viewing.
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Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900457)
Posted by NavillusX7 on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:10pm CDT
He's supposed to an old and haggard cybertronian, hence the cane.
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900460)
Posted by Counterpunch on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:15pm CDT
Dr. House...er...Jetfire...

:lol: :lol:

Sorry, that's beyond retarded. I don't have a lot else...

A cane?

c'mon...

(otherwise...best looking ROTF figure yet)
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900461)
Posted by Evil_the_Nub on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:18pm CDT
I know he's supposed to be old, but so are G1 Kup and animated Ratchet, and they don't have canes or walkers. What are they going to do for a sequel, give him a colostomy bag?

Does the first pic look fake to anyone else? Like they just photoshopped the pic on the back to look like it's the figure in the box?
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900462)
Posted by Kibble on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:19pm CDT
His head kinda looks like that crab guy's from Futurama, though...
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900463)
Posted by Kibble on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:21pm CDT
Evil_the_Nub wrote:Does the first pic look fake to anyone else? Like they just photoshopped the pic on the back to look like it's the figure in the box?


I thought it looked odd in the huge pics from the source site...I think you're right.
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900465)
Posted by Skowl on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:23pm CDT
Evil_the_Nub wrote:Does the first pic look fake to anyone else? Like they just photoshopped the pic on the back to look like it's the figure in the box?


It is just a cut-out they place in the box. They do that when they want to showoff what the finished product will look without having a prototype on hand.
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900466)
Posted by Sowndwave76 on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:24pm CDT
Yeah, not only a cane,
but he has facial hair that's suppose to look like a beard...
To show his old age?????

I really dig that bot mode though...
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900468)
Posted by Dread_Wing on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:26pm CDT
Damnit. Looks like the Movie line has finally got me. That Jetfire is a must-get, and the fact it combines with ROTF Prime who is awesome too, means that this could snowball...
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900469)
Posted by harvester on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:27pm CDT
i_amtrunks wrote:So to point out that this character is old, they have given him a cane... interesting.


Not just a cane, look at that beard =P


It looks like this fig in alt mode will be good in proportions to universe Silverbolt. It also looks like the alt mode is going to have a lot of bot kibble on the bottom and/or like the first movie's Starscream alt.

And a reminder, you can see the cane in the trailer
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900473)
Posted by Wheeljack144 on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:37pm CDT
am I the only one thats cool with the cane?

and yea, i love it. Must get.
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900475)
Posted by syphonn on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:41pm CDT
Why would he need a cane? If he is a robot and mechanical in nature can't they simply replace whatever part is worn out? I'm loosing faith in autobot medics. The earlier report about a geriatric robot with nuts and bolts falling as he walks seem to be true ... ridiculous.

As far as the toy goes, I see the robot mode has the obligatory top heavy, chicken leg Starscream look. The Alt mode reminds me of Sky Lynx, an aircraft on top and lots of Junk below. I'm a fan of the Sr-71, but this figure will not grace my curio
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900480)
Posted by OmarJT82 on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:47pm CDT
Come on "Skowl",

We saw ROTF Leader Class Optimus Prime. You show us ROTF Leader Class Jetfire. Yet you won't show both figures in their combined mode. So unfair man, so unfair. Give us all what we want and show all of us their combined mode. :cry:
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900481)
Posted by UltraPrimal on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:49pm CDT
"Get off my lawn, you got dang Decepticons!"

I will be severely disappointed if he is not voiced by Hugh Laurie.
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900485)
Posted by Rumbler on March 19th, 2009 @ 10:52pm CDT
I like the fact they made him look old with the cane and beard. Goes well with what he is on earth as a SR-71 Blackbird. That jet has been long retired. Now lets just hope they dont make him sound like he is old when talking. Like a old fart with his dentures missing hahaha
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900489)
Posted by YRQRM0 on March 19th, 2009 @ 11:03pm CDT
I immediately spotted the fakeness in the pic from the fron, but He looks WAY better than his other toys. I'm pleased. Can't wait to see the combined mode.
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900490)
Posted by ashe5k on March 19th, 2009 @ 11:04pm CDT
Don't know about the head and chest but overall I like his design.

And the Alt mode looks great.

Even if I don't have a job come summer he and Leader Op will be a must get rigfht alog with Sideswipe.
Re: ROTF Leader-Class Jetfire Revealed! (900494)
Posted by Caelus on March 19th, 2009 @ 11:20pm CDT
OmarJT1982 wrote:Come on "Skowl",

We saw ROTF Leader Class Optimus Prime. You show us ROTF Leader Class Jetfire. Yet you won't show both figures in their combined mode. So unfair man, so unfair. Give us all what we want and show all of us their combined mode. :cry:


That is a joke, right?

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