Bovis (Mastermind Creations)
Bovis is a third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Tantrum created by Mastermind Creations.
Bovis is part of a combiner team who become Feral Rex.
The Feral Rex combiner was designed by Cassy Sark for Mastermind Creations, then revised by Eric Chan.
A teaser image of Bovis was displayed at the third-party panel at TFcon 2012..
A prototype picture of Bovis was posted to the internet in December 2012.
Preorders for Bovis went up on several online stores in January 2013.
In March 2013 color image of Bovis were posted to the Mastermind Creations facebook page.
The Bovis prototype was displayed at the Captured Prey Third Party at Botcon in June 2013.
Bovis was released in September 2013.
In the WTF@TFW podcast for February 1st, 2013 pictures of Bovis were selected as one of the New Picture Picks.
The WTF@TFW podcast for March 29th, 2013 selected color pictures of Bovis as one of the New Picture Picks.
The WTF@TFW podcast for April 12th, 2013 selected prototype pictures of Leo Dux, Bovis and Fortis as one of the New Picture Picks.
The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for July 1st, 2013 discussed pictures of the Ferocicons prototypes at BotCon 2013.
Bovis and the other Feral Rex combiner team members were featured in an article in the September 2014 issue of 模魂志 magazine.
- Mastermind Creations R03 Bovis (2013)
- An original mold by Mastermind Creations. Turns from humanoid robot to robotic bull. Becomes the left leg of Feral Rex. Comes with a sword and cannons. His sword combines with the other weapons of the Ferocicons to become a giant sword.
- Bovis was recolored into part of Nero Rex.
- Jinbao The Phantom of the Cattle was based on the Bovis, although enlarged and with some changes.
- Vangelus (December 15th, 2012). "WTF@TFW". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/741184-wtf-tfw-230-december-15-2012-a.html.
- Vangelus (February 1st, 2013). "WTF@TFW". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/795858-wtf-tfw-237-february-1-2013-a.html.
- Dreadwing (February 2nd, 2013). "Back from the 80s". http://btte.libsyn.com/ (Podcast). Back from the 80s. http://btte.libsyn.com/episode-135.
- Vangelus (March 29th, 2013). "WTF@TFW". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/853050-wtf-tfw-245-march-29-2013-a.html.
- Andy (April 1st, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-236.
- Vangelus (April 12th, 2013). "WTF@TFW". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/867430-wtf-tfw-247-april-12-2013-a.html.
- blunghole (July 1st, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sh6DvIv6oUA.
- Mathew Ignash (August 31st, 2013). "Retro Robot Radio". http://www.youtube.com/user/RetroRobotRadio?feature=watch (Podcast). Mathew Ignash. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WV0OSUQm5Q.
- Mathew Ignash (October 12th, 2013). "Retro Robot Radio". http://www.youtube.com/user/RetroRobotRadio?feature=watch (Podcast). Mathew Ignash. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsYES71Eih8.
- "MMC Feral Rex". 模魂志: p. 92-98. September 2014.