ProfileThe greatest in a long line of Autobot leaders, Optimus Prime is a beacon of hope to those who suffer under the tyranny of Megatron. He is devoted to the defense of weaker creatures, and has dedicated his life to fighting against Megatron wherever he goes. He is unwavering in his compassion, which sometimes allows his enemies to take advantage of him, but he is also utterly without fear in the face of overwhelming odds. Where freedom is threatened, he is an unstoppable force, and a mighty defender of justice and right. Robot-to-vehicle figure features a wind vane that becomes an ion blaster and a smokestack that becomes a laser cannon in robot mode!
Motto"No sacrifice is too great in the service of freedom."
ReviewSince the days of G1, there has nothing in the Transformers universe that has captured quite exactly what the original release was about. Beast Wars was a complete different tangent, RiD made a partial attempt to return to the G1 mold, but only for the Autobot standpoint. Armada, Energon and Cybertron also captured some of the essence (especially with G1-inspired repaints and originals), but due to the gimmicks and the softened character bios, it carried it's own ambience. However, Hasbro has saw fit to give us something remarkably close to G1 albeit updated. Which brings us back to Optimus Prime. Since Classics is touting itself to be G1-inspired, what better mode for Prime to have then a COE (cab over engine) alt mode. - Read Review
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