I never go to Walmarts because I have none nearby, but events conspired to bring me to one today, and DAMN. Seeing Optimus and Rattrap on the shelf brought me right back to 1996.
I never had nostalgia like that from G1 reissues, since I was too young when those originals were out to be buying toys from stores. When G1 was new, toy stores were barely a concept for me; Transformers were just something that occasionally appeared gift-wrapped in my house.
Hot on the heels of our first US sighting of Beast Wars Scorponok Reissue now we can confirm that Beast Wars Vintage Reissue Tigatron & Studio Series Wave 1 Core Class have been found at US retail. Twitter user @PopCultureJunk2 shared images of a Walmart store in Texas where we can spot Beast...
Scorponok also found at a Walmart store in Fort Worth, Texas.
Thanks to 2005 Boards member TFfan1984prime for giving us the heads up of his sighting of the Transformers Vintage Beast Wars Scorponok Reissue at US retail. This figure is a reissue of the Beast Wars Scorponok toy from 1996 now featuring a cartoon-accurate deco. It was found at a Walmart in...
I have part of a Cybershark, wouldn't mind having a whole one.
I remember he got the Transmetal 2 treatment, too, which would go on to greater fame as Sky-byte... meaning that not only could all further iterations of Sky-byte have repaint potential as Cybershark, but this Cybershark re-release could theoretically be repainted into an organic Sky-byte, too!
But I digress. Where I was originally going with that was to say that we've had show characters who got Transmetal/2 forms that were in the show and show characters who got Transmetal/2 forms not in the show, but did we get many other non-show characters like Cybershark who also got Transmetal or other new forms?