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-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…
Masterpiece Soundwave GET!
As I grew out of normal Transformers figures with age, I started collecting only the more high-end TF figures, and sold most of my older ones. Quality over quantity. The Masterpiece line was a perfect byproduct of this new habit of mine, and while the line is still relatively small today (discounting recolors) I’ve only ever had 4 Masterpieces…two of…