Review: TF5 Voyager Nitro

September 9, 2017

Decent in both modes, but a pain to transform.

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Comic Reviews for August 2017

August 31, 2017

August 31, 2017: Defenders (Netflix), Inhumans: Once and Future Kings #1, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #22, Deathstroke #22, Future Quest Presents: Space Ghost #1, Astro City #46, American Way: Those Above and Those Below #2 (of 6), Invader Zim #22, Kaijumax Season 3 #2 (of 6), My Little Pony Friendship is Magic #57, My Little Pony the Movie Prequel #3 (of 4), Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook #2 and #3 (of 3), Rom vs. Transformers: Shining Armor #2 (of 5), First Strike #1 and #2 (of 6), Optimus Prime #10, Transformers: Till All Are One #12 (of 12).

Review: TRU Exclusive Infernocus

August 27, 2017

Looks nice, but they still haven’t fixed all the limb problems. Don’t get unless you really want to spend time fixing its flaws.

Review: Titans Return Deluxe Wave 5

August 26, 2017

Windblade with Scorchfire, Misfire with Aimless, and Twin Twist with Flameout are all good toys. My own copy of Twin Twist is a bit iffy, but I’m told by others that most copies don’t have the problems mine does, so I’m willing to go Strongly Recommended on it.

Review: Transformers Tribute Optimus Prime/Orion Pax set

August 12, 2017

Recommended, although if you already have WfC Optimus you might want to sell off this one, it’s not all that different (mostly brighter).

The instructions are SO much better than the murky crap we’ve been getting from Titans Return:

Review: Trypticon

August 12, 2017

If not for all the hassle getting this in shape, it’d be strongly recommended. As it stands, recommended, and only if you’re willing to do some work on it or know someone who’ll do it for you.

Review: Titan Masters waves 4-5

August 5, 2017

Repugnus is decent, Shuffler excellent, Ramhorn a pretty good retool of Shuffler.

Review: PRiD Team Combiners wave 1

August 1, 2017

Menasor is a little better than Ultra Bee, but neither is that impressive. Power Core Combiners were better overall, despite the lack of individual robot modes on the limbs…the individual robot modes on Menasor and Ultra Bee components are pretty weak.

Review: Comics for July 2017

July 31, 2017

July 31, 2017: Spider-Man: Homecoming *, The Lego Batman Movie DVD, Mickey’s Inferno, Empowered vol 10, Larry Marder’s Beanworld vol 4, KFC: Across the Universe #3, Snickers Comic #2, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #21, Deathstroke #21, The American Way Those Above and Those Below #1 (of 6), Invader Zim #21, Kaijumax Season 3 #1 (of 6), Smoketown #3, Korgi Short Tails, My Little Pony Legends of Magic #4, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic #56, My Little Pony the Movie Prequel #2 (of 4), Optimus Prime #9, Transformers Till All Are One #11 (of 12), Rom vs. Transformers Shining Armor #1 (of 4), Transformers Lost Light #8.

Review: TF5 TRU exclusive Deluxe Skullitron and Megatron

July 21, 2017

Skullitron looks nice as a robot but the dragon mode is horrible. Megatron is a headswap of T30 Stealth Bomber Megatron, with none of the flaws fixed…and it’s still a better overall toy than Skullitron.