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Comic Con 2008 Days 2 and 3

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TriPredRavage at 2008-04-21 8:35 pm

Days 2 and 3 of Comic Con, here we go!  Okay, so as I mentioned in Day 1's post, Transformers has a severely lacking presence at Comic Con.  That said, there wasn't much to see, but what I saw you shall see now.  I was lucky enough to find for the low low price of $20 the Beast Wars Rhinox Bust which you can see again here.  I mentioned once before that there was an exclusive collectable bust available at Comic Con that was of Thundercracker, but it was about $60 and I was so not down...  Anyway, There were a bunch of other busts available such as Prowl (boxed), Ironhide, Devastator (boxed), Starscream, Cliffjumper, Grimlock and of course, Unicron (which, fun fact there were only 1986 ever made; 2 points for who get the reference with that number).  Now, up and coming bust are the part that I think is probably one of the most impacting parts of the convention on the Transformers community.  Arcee and Rumble don't really do anything, BUT that one that you can see in the back is indeed SOUNDBLASTER.  That's right, it is the first official release (that I know of) of the rebuilt and upgraded Soundwave that we all know and love from the Japanese exclusive series Headmasters.  So who knows, maybe we can look forward to more future official releases of Japanese exclusive characters?  Lastly, I got to see some awesome original pieces of art by Robert Shum.  You can see his art here and you can see my AWESOME original Cheetor Sketch here.

Sooo.... that's about it.  Like I said, not much a'do with TF, but enough to keep me excited for three days amongst all the other things going on.  Happy Viewing Everybody!


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lord megatron said,  - 2008-04-22 07:38:39
cool! hope to see you all at botcon! btw how will I know were to find you guys at botcon? just to meet up and talk.
Rhinox said,  - 2008-04-22 10:20:35
gee,i wonder what the 1986 reference can be. ¬_¬
Come on,anyone who goes to a site called unicron.com already knows that.
Sabrblade. said,  - 2008-04-22 13:06:52
1986 is the (believed) year that TF:TM was released in theaters. TV.com says 1985, but I'll just say 1986.
lord megatron said,  - 2008-04-22 16:14:33
oh and another thing, will there be any non-official sets sort of like unicron.com's but what I'm refering to is the MP-05 upgrade kit. if anyone knows please inform!!
Sabrblade said,  - 2008-04-22 17:20:22
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I don't know, but it would be cool to see some of you guys at ScoutCon. I'm sure something Transformers-related will show up there.
Jumpercliff said,  - 2008-04-22 18:42:29
Nice grabs!
Human Error said,  - 2008-04-23 09:23:51
Hey randomly and completely off topic, does anyone else find it ironically funny that Prime is being pulled by What looks like Ultra Magnus?

http://www.superherohype.com/imageGallery/Transformers_2/Transformers_2_3.jpg
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