When the TFCC gave us modern updates of Generation 1 Targetmasters Spinister and Needlenose last year, a few of us were left thinking, “where is Quake”? Here’s the answer to that question – he’s in Titans Return!
Titans Return Quake is a reuse of the Titans Return Hardhead, one of the first Titans Return figures. Quake sports a new head, which does a good job of recreating the features of the original character, and the deco does a good job of recreating the color arrangement of the original Generation 1 Quake figure. The thunderbolt designs from the original Quake make it into this version too. Quake, like Hardhead, has excellent articulation including wrist swivels, which is appreciated. Unfortunately, as a reuse of Hardhead, Quake is no longer his original classic tank form but a high-tech tank. It’s a departure, but it is also to be expected – he’s a very obscure character, and this is probably the only new version of Quake we’re likely to see. Would we have liked a more faithful tank mode? Yes. But are we grateful for having a Quake at all to complete the 1988 Targetmaster Decepticons? Absolutely.
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