Over two hundred years ago the author Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein (aka The Modern Prometheus). This novel focused on a young scientist named Victor Frankenstein who would create a sentient creature known as "Frankenstein's Monster" (pop culture often misidentifies the creature as Frankenstein himself). Many consider this work one of the first published works of science fiction. The Transformers franchise is full of references to life being created and characters being built out of necesity. This includes the G1 episode "Autobot Spike" which you can see in the embed below:
Now Hasbro has taken these two brands and combined them in the newest Collaborative reveal: Frankentron! This Decepticon monster is a retool of Siege Impactor featuring cool new parts including a new head, chest, weapon and more! You can pre-order this figure now on Amazon, BigBadToyStore or Entertainment Earth. Ordering using any of the preceding links helps to support BWTF. Frankentron has an MSRP of $34.99 USD with a tentative ship date of January 1, 2024. For now, check out the official product images and info below:
The worlds of Transformers robots and Universal Monsters collide with the Universal Monsters Frankenstein x Transformers Frankentron mash-up pack! The iconic monstrous creation from Dr. Frankenstein’s lab is now a Transformers robot! This figure converts from movie-inspired robot mode to tank alt mode and features sculpt, deco, and details based on the film. This pack comes with a cannon accessory and blast effect piece. Transformers robots have always been -- More Than Meets the Eye -- but now, through the Transformers Collaborative, fans can experience these larger-than-life characters as they team-up, mash-up, and meet up with other characters, teams, and people who share this same special quality.
Includes figure, 2 accessories, and instructions.
- MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: Transformers robots have always been More Than Meets the Eye. Now fans can experience Transformers characters as they mash-up with iconic characters who share this same quality
- UNIVERSAL MONSTERS X TRANSFORMERS MASH-UP: It’s alive! Welded together from deceased Cybertronian parts, a new creation has escaped Dr. Frankenstein’s lab – Frankentron!
- FRANKENSTEIN MOVIE-INSPIRED ALT MODE: Frankentron figure converts from robot to tank mode in 16 steps. Inspired by Frankenstein’s Monster from the 1931 Universal Pictures film, Frankenstein
- MOVIE-INSPIRED DETAILS AND ACCESSORIES: Features screen-inspired sculpt details and comes with a cannon accessory based on Dr. Frankenstein’s laboratory equipment in the film. Also comes with a blast effect piece
- VHS TAPE-INSPIRED PACKAGING: Packaging is designed to look like a video tape copy of the movie, Frankenstein. Not for use as an actual video tape
Ages 8 and up
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