Spring Ahead, Fallback
I don’t need to tell you the back story on this. If you missed it, here it is.
Any time I’m out and about, I always make sure to check out the toy selection at various establishments. You guys know the situation about the “Reveal the Shield” line in my area. So, my first stop is the action figure aisle, to see what’s new in the Transformers universe. I wish I had a Target in my area, because this place does not seem to disappoint. I don’t think that there has been a time where I have left any Target empty handed. Target and Toys R Us always seem to have the best selection of action figures. All I have is an area Wal-Mart, and they seem to be lacking in the toy department. Then again, it could just be the location, because I’ve been to other Wal-Marts that have a decent selection.
This time there were two figures from the Reveal the Shield line, and this one spoke to me.
The only thing that would’ve made this figure better, is if he was the same colors as on the back of the card. The toy itself is more of a cream and brown, instead of the olive and rust. Like Jazz, I like both vehicle and robot modes. In vehicle mode, he is reminiscent of the movie version Ironhide.
In robot mode, he has some kibble in the back, but it doesn’t affect the posability all that much. I love the fact that he comes with 2 pistols, and the shoulder cannon is a nice touch. His head is what I like best about him(kind of reminds me of the Mortal Kombat “ninjas”).
I’m really impressed with the figures I’ve gotten for this line so far! If they were more readily available, I probably would try to collect the entire line. And that’s saying something, because I haven’t seen a figure in this line that I wouldn’t mind having. I found him on clearance as well, which is always a plus. I would recommend picking him up if you see him, clearance or not.