New Voyager Class TRU Exclusives- Movie Inferno and Mudflap | OUT now

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New Voyager Class TRU Exclusives- Movie Inferno and Mudflap | OUT now

Post by secretcode » Wed Apr 16, 2008 2:58 am

Inferno is based on Armada Red Alert who is influenced by the original Ratchet designs for the Movie, Mudflap is Cybertron Mudflap who oddly enough looks like Erector.

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Exclusive TRU Movie Voyager Class figures

This assortment of 2 Voyager-scale TRANSFORERS action figures will be available in late May early June.

INFERNO - INFERNO’s name and deco are taken from the G1 character of the same name and Movie RATCHET’s red and white pre-production color scheme. G1 Micromaster Tote—a red and gray van—was another influence in initial color selection.

MUDFLAP - This MUDFLAP concept began with the name SAWTOOTH and an abandoned redeco color scheme from the TRANSFORMERS: CYBERTRON line. The name was unfortunately unavailable, and the concept colors weren’t convincingly realistic for a modern construction vehicle. Although a DECEPTICON, the inspiration for his construction-yellow and bone-white colors came from the G1 Micromaster AUTOBOT crane Erector.

I like these, but the closest TRU is about an hour and a half away. Plus, I'm surprised that there are still new Movie Toys coming despite Animated's June release.
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Post by Ackula » Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:19 am

I like Cybertron Mudflap much better. The yellow is too garish in my opinion, though my son may like it as it looks more like an actual construction vehicle.

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Post by Neuronutter » Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:15 am

Wow. Inferno is ok, bit bland, but Mudflap has an unbelievable colour scheme. That is ridiculously bright! If that sells there are a lot of idiots out there!

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Post by Civ » Wed Apr 16, 2008 10:22 am

Hmmm...not feeling it for Inferno but Mudflap looks good to me; however, he doesn't remind me of Erector, I think I'll get him and use him as Classics Grapple.
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Post by ganon578 » Wed Apr 16, 2008 2:30 pm

I'm not digging either one. I liked the G1 Inferno/Grapple, but that model doesn't do it for me. Mudflap is OK, but I don't like the giant appendages coming off the arms.

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Post by Notabot » Wed Apr 16, 2008 5:12 pm

That Armada Red Alert mold is great, but that color scheme makes it look a little mushy. Too much solid red, I think.
I actually like the Mudflap mold a lot (except for the massive crane arm), and I kind of like that glaring yellow. I'd wait till it's on clearance, though.

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Post by Detective Barricade » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:42 pm

Armada Red Alert and Cybertron Mudflap molds eh? Not bad color schemes on either of them. They're even kind enough to give him(Inferno/Red Alert) his Mini-con!:D As for Mudflap, while closer to a real mobile crane's colors, that yellow is rather bright...:eek: It disturbingly reminds me of my knock off Devastator set's colors. *glances at it as yet another piece breaks off without even touching it*:nonono: I think I liked Mudflap's original colors better, though. I don't think I'll rush over to TrU for these.

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Post by secretcode » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:46 pm

It's Kirberg. When Kirby meets Zoidberg.
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Post by numbat » Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:06 pm

Maju Garzett wrote:It's Kirberg. When Kirby meets Zoidberg.
I'm well in to it.


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Post by electro girl » Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:39 pm

two of my favourite characters.

kirby and zoidberg that is not inferno and mudflap although these figures arnt to bad
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Post by Cliffjumper » Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:41 pm

Inferno should have been called Fireball. Then they could have put them in a double-pack and made the most obscure Simpsons reference to yet make a mainstream toyline (excepting, of course, the Simpsons line with its' "Hey, that guy was in a frame once, let's make six of him" Takara-esque attitude).

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Post by Nevermore » Wed Jun 11, 2008 6:01 pm

Looking for a complete Energon Sky Shadow (from Superion Maximus).
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Post by KValentine » Sat Jun 28, 2008 5:20 am

Just picked up both at San Jose TRU today.

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Post by BlacknRedTed » Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:50 am

Saw both at my TRU today, and yeah I will pass on both of them. Inferno color scheme just looks ugly to me, and mudflap is just to bright and I didnt like the cybertron robot mode anyway, so I will pass. Cant wait for the wal-mart exclusives to come out.