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Topics of the Week: The Top Transformers of 2012 - List Your Top 5 Official Transformer Figures of 2012

By chonosmoon on Monday, January 07, 2013

What are your top 5 Official Transformer figures of 2012? I felt the year was pretty disappointing for new figures outside of the masterpiece line. Help us share and discuss the best toys of 2012 by leaving a comment listing your top 5 official Transformers released in 2012.
My top are:

Masterpiece Thundercracker
Masterpiece SideSwipe
Masterpiece Optimus Prime
Transformers Prime Soundwave
FOC Voyager Soundwave

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Goktimus Prime
10:24 am

Gee, hard to say considering how mediocre 2012's fare has been... Masterpiece Optimus Prime (though the hunt for him was a massive load of butthurt). None of the others really stand out to me. :/ Most of my more exciting acquisitions have been of toys that came out before 2012, like _finally_ fi... read more 
10:58 pm

I have to agree, 95% of the Prime line up are just exceptional figures. And to think I hated Prime when it first came out. Wheeljack changed my mind and then I started collecting at that point. Unfortunately, 2013 is starting to be a let down. 
3:15 pm

I'm surprised at all the votes for Dreadwing. He was a bit of a turd to me IMO. 2012 was a bit of a letdown for me and I'm losing interest in the figures, so I don't think I could muster up a list for myself. 
2:51 pm

MP Optimus Prime FE Prime Optimus FOC Soundwave + Laserbeak MP Optimus Prime is just awesome. His poseability really impressed me. I wouldn't say he's better than MP1 Optimus, but he ranks right up there with him. FE Optimus Prime always looked great in the promo pics and I was afraid ... read more 
Damnit Dog
5:10 am

Prime Voyager Dreadwing Prime FE Optimus Prime Prime FE Bulkhead Prime DLX Ratchet Prime DlX Wheeljack 
4:30 pm

Vehicon is most certainly on top for me. It's among the closest thing there is to perfection in a main line deluxe figure and one that the fandom can mostly agree on which happens.....never!!! FOC Shockwave is another very solid deluxe figure and nice representation. Prime voyager ... read more 
2:47 am

Prid Vehicon Prid Dreadwing FOC voyager Soundwave FE Bulkhead(because of 2011's FE fiasco) Prid Ultra Magnus 
2:03 pm

Masterpiece Optimus Prime Masterpiece Thundercracker FoC Shockwave (Not Great, but not bad) PRiD Wheeljack PRiD Vehicon AM Nemesis Prime 
5:41 am

RID Vehicon, that mold just kicks ass, and along with Just Vehicon has retool and custom potential (I'm listing them together since it's essentially the same mold) Masterpiece Optimus Prime, the new mold shows that you can do better than "perfection" Masterpiece Thundercracker, I... read more 
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