Leslie_R (trojan@atoka.net)
Sun, 09 Jul 2000 23:07:32 -0500


Chris Beilby wrote:
>
>
> >i don't know if anyone noticed this but me.. but later on in the earily
> >seasons of Transformers they introduce a charracter called Jetfire who
> >while having a fairly original mehanical design in the animation in the
> >toys he looks exactly like a VF-1S Super Valkyrie
> >
> >
>
> It was. The toy licensed by Hasbro was one of the Bandai reissues of the
> old Valks. Several companies licensed the Macross stuff at this time,
> including Revell, Harmony Gold, Fasa, and Hasbro... The Mecha design was
> changed because of the release of Robotech at the same time as TF.
>
FASA.. i knew those 'mechs, the Stinger and Wasp, the Pheonix Hawk, the
Crusader, Rifleman, Longbow and Archer were rip-offs, even the Ostroc
and Marauder looked like if not similar ot Zentradi battlepods

--Les

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