Where's Bruticus's head?!
Toy catalogues are wonderful things, we’ve even looked at them before on Source Blog here and here. In addition to the waves of nostalgia washing over us every time we look at a vintage Hasbro Transformers catalogue included with the toys, there are loads of …
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Tagged 1986, 1987, Astrotrain, Blitzwing, Brainstorm, Broadside, catalogues, Chromedome, Cosmos, Crosshairs, Cyclonus, Fortress Maximus, Grimlock, Hardhead, Hasbro, Headmasters, Highbrow, Hot Rod, Insecticons, Metroplex, Mock-ups, Octane, Prototypes, Scorponok, Slag, Smokescreen, Sureshot, Targetmasters, Tracks, Transformers, UK, Us
Don't cry for me Argentina...because I'm not from there.
It doesn’t seem to matter how much we discover, how much gets photographed and revealed or how much we expand our horizons through international communication with global collectors and knowledgeable enthusiasts, every year in vintage Transformers seems to bring its own surprises and shocks. Surely there are a finite number of these discoveries to be made and …
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Tagged Brawn, Bumblebee, Ceji, Cliffjumper, Diaclone, Dirge, GiG, Hasbro, Huffer, Iga, Insecticons, Mexico, Milton Bradley, Powered Convoy, Rubiplas, Skywarp, Slag, Takara, Transformers, Windcharger
Unique artwork is quite a theme this week
In true Douglas Adams style, welcome to the 4th part of the “In Their Own Words” trilogy! And just like Douglas Adams influenced a generation of science fiction writers, the Transformers had their major influences as well. Takara’s Diaclone and Micro Change lines are not just populated with cars and cassettes, there are just as many odd peripheral …
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Tagged Arabic, Campaign, Canada, Change Attackers, Diaclone, Gunrobo, Honda City Turbo, Japan, Magnum, Micro Change, Minibots, Skids, Slag, Takara, Transformers, Triceratops