Via Amazon Canada, we have some official images of the upcoming Earthrise Doubledealer. These images show us not only a better look at the robot mode we first saw yesterday, but also all three of Doubledealer’s alternate modes: buzzard, missile tank, and rocket launch platform.
Sadly it does not look like Doubledealer will have Powermaster figures – however, all three of the original Doubledealer’s alternate modes are faithfully recreated and upgraded. Doubledealer as a character was a mercenary character who would switch sides based on his robot mode – much like Punch / Counterpunch. The robot form is an Autobot, but the buzzard is a Decepticon. Unlike Punch / Counterpunch, Doubledealer was always more closely aligned with the Decepticons. New to this version is the fourth rocket launch platform mode which is a concession to Earthrise’s unifying concept of base modes that can be linked up.
What do you think of this new version of Doubledealer? Do you think we might get to see a Generations Selects redeco as Doubleclouder, Doubledealer’s Japanese incarnation from Transformers Masterforce? Would you like to see more updates of obscure guys like Doubledealer? As always, share your thoughts at the discussion link below.