1984

Ben's Toy Box: Diaclone "Trasformer" Powered Convoy with Powered Buggy

in 1984, Action Figure Review, Generation One

Ben's Toy Box

Diaclone


Name: Powered Convoy
Company: GiG (under license with Takara)
Year of Release: 1983-84
Accessories: Powered Buggy figure, Blaster, Rockets x 4, Rocket launchers x 2, Hitch/Waist pieces x 2

Powered Convoy

"Generation One" Windcharger Toy Review

in 1984, Action Figure Review, Autobot, Generation One, Mini-Bot, Mini-Bot

Generation One

Windcharger Review

Windcharger General Information:
Price: $2.99 (at time of release)
Retailer: Japanese Exclusive
Release Date: 1984
Accessories: None

Beast Wars: Character Profiles - Optimus Prime

in 1984, Autobot, Character Profile, Generation One

Beast Wars Transformers Television Show
Optimus Prime: Autobot Leader

First Appearance (in Beast Wars): "The Agenda Part 3"
Weapons: Adjustable rifle, Wrist mounted energy axe
Vehicle Mode: Tractor Trailer Truck

Autobot Leader Optimus Prime was one of the many Transformers who went into emergency stasis lock when the giant Autobot ship Ark crashed into a volcano on ancient Earth. There they remained dormant for four million years until the volcano erupted and awoke them all.

Marvel Generation One: #1 "The Transformers"

in 1984, Comic Book Review, Generation One

Comic Books

General Information
Publication Date: June 1984
Plot: Bill Mantlo
Script: Ralph Macchio
Pencils: Frank Springer
Inks: Kim DeMulder
Lettering: Higgins & Parker
Coloring: Nelson Yomtov
Editor: Bob Budiansky