Saturday, August 8, 2009

A Firestorm by any other name...

This has been bugging me for a while. The excellent Transformers Animated toy line (and probably the tv show) has come up with these two characters:

and Jetstorm.

I'll say that again incase you didn't quite catch it. jetFIRE and jetSTORM. In and of itself, no big deal. I certainly remember the awesome-looking Jetfire from the G1 days of Transformers in the 80's, and Jetstorm was probably there too. No, what makes this suspect is that their main ability is to merge into a single robot:


1 comment:

The Irredeemable Shag said...

Considering the number of comic geeks that are also fans of Transformers, I gotta assume some employee at Hasbro knew about Ronnie Raymond.

The concept of two becoming one, and being called Firestorm, does seem to be a awful big coincidence.

The Irredeemable Shag