The third and last Seeker I ever bothered with (Acid Storm who? Sun Storm what?) happens to come as a repaint of the latest Starscream mold. In keeping with tradition, like my previous Starscream and Skywarp, this Thundercracker is an American-exclusive release with strong callbacks to the original G1 cartoons.
MP-10 Optimus Prime (2012 TRU Release)
Finally getting around to the big O himself – I remember coveting this release for the longest time before finally snagging a used version on eBay as part of a bundle set. New versions were going for obscene prices ($300~) since this was before the recent reissue. As such, I didn’t really have any qualms buying a used item as…
MP-20 Masterpiece Wheeljack
The Autobot’s notorious crackpot inventor and father of the Dinobots, Wheeljack finally gets his due Masterpiece treatment as another to join the ranks of the Autobot cars. Release info for Wheeljack was released alongside Bumblebee, if I recall correctly. People had been betting on a Masterpiece Bee since Starscream, but I’m sure Jackie here was much more of a surprise.
MP-13 Masterpiece Soundwave (2013 TRU Exclusive)
I remember being just as surprised as I was excited when news of a Masterpiece Soundwave actually came through a few years ago. Looking back on it now, it was kind of unexpected. He’s really the only other Decepticon to come out of the Masterpiece line sans a whole mess of Starscream retools and the all but forgotten MP-05 Megatron.…
MP-08 Masterpiece Grimlock (2014 TRU Release)
I never really cared for or liked Grimlock’s character much (fanboys jump me now). The Dinobots in general just never really appealed to me; I’ve always preferred the vehicular Autobot cast. That being said, I never really had any intention of picking up a Masterpiece Grimlock, even if I was going for a mold-completion collection. However, by some crazy stroke…