Is Shockwave Secretly an Autobot in the Bumblebee Movie Universe?

A few days ago leading up to the digital release of the Transformers Bumblebee movie, we uploaded a video to our YouTube channel (<– click here to subscribe) that had some cool character close ups of some of the Transformers that appeared in the opening scene that took place on Cybertron. Read on to find out more.


In the video, a few of our astute commenters noticed something odd.. something that was barely visible – an Autobot logo on Shockwave’s arm. I thought, surely this was just a smudge, or our minds playing tricks on us. But upon closer examination it is verified that there is indeed an Autobot logo.

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Of course, while I highly doubt that Shockwave is a traitor or secretly an Autobot, I find this fascinating because it is unlikely that this appeared in these painstaking models on accident.
So which is it? Secret Autobot? A Easter egg as a tribute to G1 animation errors? Let us know what you think down below, in our Youtube comments or head over to our forums or discord channel.
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Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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