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Takara Masterpiece MP-39 Sunstreaker

January 24th, 2018 | posted by Eddie

I always figured it would be a question of “when” and not “if” with regard to Takara providing us with a representation of Sideswipe’s vain & arrogant twin. However I did make an assumption that it would have been long before now, I thought they would have kept up the momentum up on the Autobot cars, for the main core characters anyway. But we were not left empty handed with a gap on the shelf …

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Tie in Merchandise: Books Full of Colour

January 16th, 2018 | posted by Eddie

Another avenue for merchandising during the 80’s was the Colouring Book. Armed with your best felt tip colouring pens*, a bag of crisps and a glass of juice, you laid there on the rug in front of the T.V. and eagerly gave life to the black outlines that adorned the rough pages. * Colouring Pencils were […]

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Tie in Merchandise Adverts: A Tale of Ladybirds & Pancakes

January 16th, 2018 | posted by Eddie

Ladybird Books – The Transformers Ladybird Books are a British publishing company which released several Transformers storybooks and audio cassettes under their “Tell-A-Tale” line from 1985 to 1988 and during this period these titles were all written by John Grant. Existing in their own continuity outside of the then Generation One continuity, the books draw […]

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Blackthorne Publishing

January 14th, 2018 | posted by Eddie

In 1987 Blackthorne Publishing released “The Transformers in 3-D”, a comic book series that ran separately from the Marvel Transformers comic book series.

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Featured Images – January

January 13th, 2018 | posted by Eddie

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Ocular Max PS-11 Omne (MP Cosmos)

November 17th, 2017 | posted by Eddie

I vaguely remember him from the Marvel U.K. comics of the 80’s, Smelting Pool comes to mind but cannot be definite on it and as for the cartoon, well having never seen any of the Season 2 episodes as a child (thanks Timmy Mallett and Wacaday) I have no idea of his character from that medium. I did try watch an episode with him in prior to writing this review but I lasted all of about a minute, that was even fast forwarding* to his scene.

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