Featured Images – April

Content has been somewhat lacking recently, the mundaneness of everyday life has been tying up just about all of my time of late, however there is hope and soon things should be back to some semblance of normality … In the meantime, before we reach the end of April I thought I’d best post April’s …

Takara Masterpiece MP-39 Sunstreaker

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 …

Tie in Merchandise: Books Full of Colour

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 …