Friday, October 11, 2013

Generation 1 Pre-rub Jazz AFA 85 NM+

When somebody says "Generation One Transformers" the first thing that pops into my head are the 1984-1985 autobot cars.  I was 6 years old in 1984 and I still remember the Transformers phenomenon like it was yesterday.  All my friends at school were into them, and we all had our favorite.  We brought them to show and tell, and played with them at each others houses.  One of my lofty goals as an adult Transformers collector is to have all of the 1984-1985 autobot cars MISB.  That leads perfectly into this recent acquisition.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Masterpiece Prowl MP-17

My Masterpiece Prowl was delivered today.  I couldn't wait to rip him open and play with him... strike that, I meant carefully cut his box tape and inspect him.  The Fairlady Z cars (Prowl, Bluestreak, and Smokescreen) were character models that stuck out to me, in Generation 1.  The front end chest and door wings just ooze coolness.   Prowl may not have been a memorable personality in the show.  But his likeness is instantly recognizable.

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