Sunday, February 23, 2014

1988 Takara G1 Transformers Masterforce C-309 Godbomber

Here's a piece that my friend "M" had been on the hunt for quite some time and was finally able to track it down.  It had eluded him in a prior eBay auction but like the old adage goes, "All good things come to those who wait."

1988 Takara Japan G1 Transformers C-309 Godbomber - 
from the Japanese Transformers series Super-God Masterforce

Godbomber is a product of the super-science of the planet Master, created by the

Friday, February 14, 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

IDW Transformers - More Than Meets The Eye #25 & #26

I just can't get enough of this series.  I held off reading for a little bit because just reading one issue at a time is, is well, basically just a tease.......even if I read it REALLY slow.

Not a big fan of Nova Prime.  Even though he does pre-date Optimus Prime (or Orion Pax since he took back his original name is this run), I just don't like characters that look like or take over for Optimus.....a shrink might say this issue could be traced back to the '84 movie.....sorry Hot Rod (though these comics have made him grow on me quite a bit.)
So I saved up two issues which made a sit down read a lot more enjoyable....still wasn't

Monday, February 10, 2014

Prehistory & Ancient Animal Group Shots - Part 4

Here are the final pics of my four part Ancient & Prehistory Animal postings that I did recently. This is just meant to be a quick "go through" to show how nice these guys look together...even more so if this was the complete set of both.

L-R : Prehistory Tyuannosaurus & Triceratops, Ancient Animal Tyuannosaurus & Stegosaurus

Here's some quick links for my previous posts if you haven't checked them out yet :

Prehistory Animal vs Ancient Animal #1 Tyuannosaurus - Part 1

Prehistory Animal #2 Triceratops - Part 2

Ancient Animal #4 Stegosaurus - Part 3

If you have checked these posts out already, just give these new pics a scan through.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

1987 Famicom Disk System, 'The Headmasters'

In doing my research for trying to find any odd info on my post here for the "Ancient Animal #4 Stegosaurus", I came across info for this game that I had never heard of.

Here we have the 1987 Famicom's Disk System game "The Headmasters".

Back in August last year, I briefly touched upon Takara's previous '86 Famicom game

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Ancient Animal #4 Stegosaurus

And now for the final piece in this 3 of 4 part posting……presenting Ancient Animal #4 Stegosaurus.

Front box art
The original Snarl came from Takara's Diaclone Dinosaur Robo series. When Hasbro imported the toy for the Transformers line, the Diaclone driver mini-figure was dropped and the robot