Tag Archives: Microman

Oddities & Commodities: Transformers Galaxy Shuttle

Well to quickly follow-up my article about Thunder Dagwon, what would be better than taking a look at the original version of that figure with Galaxy Shuttle? Part of my Pre-BotCon Grail Haul, this is a figure that I honestly didn’t think I would ever own, and would have been happy with just having the Brave repaint, but the Plastique Gods have smiled on me, and have seen fit to place this guy in my collection. Released in 1989 as part of the Japanese Victory…

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Oddities & Commodities: Brave Thunder Dagwon

Well it’s been a while, so I thought I’d show a little more love to the Brave toy line with another figure that was originally a Transformer. After my articles about Red Geist, and Goryu, I really didn’t think I’d have much opportunity to write about this line again, but I was wrong. A recent collection purge has blessed me with the opportunity to own not one, but two of the last remaining Brave figures that were on my list; Thunder Dagwon, and Hiryu. I’ll…

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The Fruits of Hard Labor

So I wrote earlier about selling off my Seeker collection… it was a hard decision to come to, but overall I don’t regret it at all. It’s taken me close to two months to get as far as I have, and I still have a long way to go, but so far I’ve been able to fund almost all of my so-called “Holy Grails”. I started this sale off with a rather long list of figures that I wanted to get, and had the intention…

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Oddities & Commodities: Microman L-26 Micro Rocket Base

Most of us are familiar with the figures from the Brave line that were made from reused Transformers molds, but while on a recent spending spree I was surprised to find there were a couple of molds that were used in the Microman line too. imagine my surprise when I just happened across a listing for this bad little bugger. Most people (including myself) habitually refer to the original Transformers figure as Countdown, however Countdown is actually the name of the MicroMaster figure; the actual…

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Gallery: Microman Elder Predator

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