• Armada,  Transformers

    Transformers Armada Deluxe Class Cyclonus

    Just another poor Armada grunt Decepticon, though a member of the main supporting cast in the series proper all the same. While I owned a lot of the Armada toyline as a kid, I never actually had a chance to play around with Cyclonus here. I actually finally added him to my permanent collection with the Super Haul Transformers bin.

  • Armada,  Transformers

    Transformers Armada Voyager Class Powerlinx Red Alert

    A long-surviving part of my original childhood Armada collection, I remember buying this figure from Wal-Mart as a wee lad during Armada’s waning days on the air. By then, most of the original molds and colors had been replaced on the shelves by the Unicron Battles recolors and retools, so I couldn’t get my hands on Red Alert in his…

  • Transformers

    Transformers Armada Deluxe Class Optimus Prime

    Finally starting with my Armada line-up, figured it would be appropriate to kick off with the series’ most loved and iconic character. Remember that giant bin of Transformers goodness from over a year ago? (You probably don’t, it’s okay the link is there to refresh your memory.) I’ve sold pretty much everything from that bin sans the Armada stuff. I…

  • Energon,  Transformers

    Transformers Energon Leader Class Optimus Prime

    Energon Optimus Prime…out of the Unicron trilogy Primes, (of which I’ve proudly owned all three simultaneously now thanks to this) this guy’s the most underwhelming of the lot. I’ve owned this toy before as a child, and other than being a design wreck, it’s also considerably smaller than its brother Primes, most notably in Super Mode.