I feel like Soundwave needs to be photographed from a better angle, for one thing.
The pics have been edited. Presumably, the editor thought they were all the same size class and didn't actually watch the livestream.
In hand pics
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I mean, he's still gangly...but it doesn't have that "lump on a pair of sticks" look the official pics ended up sporting.