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| series      = [[Starriors]]
 
| series      = [[Starriors]]
 
| image      = [[File:cutup-carded.jpg|240px]]
 
| image      = [[File:cutup-carded.jpg|240px]]
| caption    = Cut-Up toy on card
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| caption    = Tomy Cut-Up toy on card
| first      = ''Starriors'' Volume 1 issue 1, November 1984
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| first      = "''The Quest Begins!''", ''Starriors'' Volume 1 issue 1, November 1984 by Marvel Comics
 
| last        =  
 
| last        =  
 
| creator    = Tomy
 
| creator    = Tomy
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| nickname    =
 
| nickname    =
 
| alias      =
 
| alias      =
| species    = Wastor
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| species    = Starrior
 
| gender      = Male
 
| gender      = Male
 
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|data22 = Protectors
 
|data22 = Protectors
 
| lbl23 = Model
 
| lbl23 = Model
|data23 = Chainsaw
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|data23 = Wastor Chainsaw
 
| lbl24 = Function
 
| lbl24 = Function
 
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| lbl25 = Quote
 
| lbl25 = Quote
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|data25 = "''Our mission's at stake! Got to fight back!''"
 
| lbl31 = Alternate mode
 
| lbl31 = Alternate mode
 
|data31 = Hi-Crusin Position, Lo-Crusin Position
 
|data31 = Hi-Crusin Position, Lo-Crusin Position
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==Starriors==
 
==Starriors==
Cut-Up is a Protector Wastor equipped with a chainsaw.  
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Cut-Up is a Protector Wastor equipped with a chainsaw. His right hand is a claw and his left hand is a laser. He can take on Hi-Crusin Position and Lo-Crusin Position. He enjoys being funny.  
  
Protectors are originally programmed to rebuild civilization so that structures, facilities, and ecologies would be established and ready for use upon man's return. Wastors are a humanoid series of Starrior, roughly the same height as an adult human, though somewhat bulkier.  
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Protectors are programmed to rebuild civilization so that structures, facilities, and ecologies would be established and ready for use upon man's return. Wastors are a humanoid series of Starrior, roughly the same height as an adult human, though somewhat bulkier.  
  
 
===Reception===
 
===Reception===
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===Books===
 
===Books===
 
====Peter Pan====
 
====Peter Pan====
Cut-Up appeared in ''Starriors Tunnel of Doom Odyssey I'' by published by Peter Pan.
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Cut-Up appeared in ''[[Starriors Tunnel of Doom Odyssey I]]'' published by Peter Pan. The group picture of the cast on the back of the book incorrectly labels him as Sawtooth.  
  
 
===Comics===
 
===Comics===
 
====1984 Marvel Comics====
 
====1984 Marvel Comics====
''Note: The events of the six ''Starriors'' pack-in comics seem to take place between issue 1 and 2 of the limited series.''
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=====Limited series=====
 
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[[image:starriors2-cutup.jpg|left|thumb|240px|Cut-Up in ''Starriors'' volume 1 issue 2 by Marvel Comics]]
 
Cut-Up was a major character in the ''Starriors'' limited series by [[Marvel Comics]].
 
Cut-Up was a major character in the ''Starriors'' limited series by [[Marvel Comics]].
  
 
====2016 Fun Publications====
 
====2016 Fun Publications====
Cut-Up was featured in the 2016 ''[[Ask Vector Prime]]'' story ''[[Echoes and Fragments]]'', set during the events of ''[[The Transformers: The Movie]]''. The manipulations of the evil [[Gong (GoBots)|Gong]] and [[Sideways (Transformers)|Sideways]] resulted in various GoBots swapping places with characters during the events of that film. Cut-Up took the place of Arblus in the story, being captured by the [[Master Renegade]] on the planet [[Antares III]], put on trial and executed.<REF>{{cite comic|title=Ask Vector Prime|story=Echoes and Fragments|publisher=Fun Publications|date=February 10th, 2016|writer=Jim Sorenson}}</ref>
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Cut-Up was featured in the 2016 ''[[Ask Vector Prime]]'' story ''[[Echoes and Fragments]]'', set during the events of ''[[The Transformers: The Movie]]''. The manipulations of the evil [[Gong (GoBots)|Gong]] and [[Sideways (Transformers)|Sideways]] resulted in various GoBots, Rock Lords and Starriors swapping places with characters during the events of that film. Cut-Up took the place of Arblus in the story, being captured by the [[Master Renegade]] on the planet [[Antares III]], put on trial and executed.<REF>{{cite comic|title=Ask Vector Prime|story=Echoes and Fragments|publisher=Fun Publications|date=February 10th, 2016|writer=Jim Sorenson}}</ref>
  
 
===Commercials===
 
===Commercials===
Cut-Up appears in the animated segment of several 1984 Starriors commercials where he battles [[Deadeye (Starriors)|Deadeye]].<REF>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0zYUGUBjzI</REF>
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Cut-Up appears in the animated segment of several 1984 ''Starriors'' commercials where he battles [[Deadeye (Starriors)|Deadeye]].<REF>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0zYUGUBjzI</REF>
  
 
===Toys===
 
===Toys===
*'''''Tomy Starriors'' Wastor Cut-Up''' (1984)
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*'''''Tomy Starriors'' Wastors Cut-Up''' (1984)
:Cut-Up is made up of 6 parts that assemble into different configurations. The arms and legs are attached to the body with 5mm pegs and holes, while the head it attached to the body with a 3mm peg and hole.  
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:Cut-Up is made up of 6 parts that assemble into different configurations. The arms and legs are attached to the body with 5mm pegs and holes, while the head is attached to the body with a 3mm peg and hole. He had 5mm pegs on top of his shoulders.
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:Came with one of the first four ''Starriors'' pack-in comics.  
 
:This toy shares most of it's mold with [[Sawtooth (Starriors)|Sawtooth]].
 
:This toy shares most of it's mold with [[Sawtooth (Starriors)|Sawtooth]].
  
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Latest revision as of 12:13, 16 May 2019

Cut-Up
Starriors character
Cutup-carded.jpg
Tomy Cut-Up toy on card
First appearance

"The Quest Begins!", Starriors Volume 1 issue 1, November 1984 by Marvel Comics
Created by

Tomy
Release number

5303
Information
Species Starrior
Gender Male
Abilities

Affiliation

Protectors
Model

Wastor Chainsaw
Quote

"Our mission's at stake! Got to fight back!"
Alternate mode

Hi-Crusin Position, Lo-Crusin Position

Cut-Up is a fictional character from the Starriors series in 1984. He is a heroic member of the Protectors and has a chainsaw in his chest.

Starriors

Cut-Up is a Protector Wastor equipped with a chainsaw. His right hand is a claw and his left hand is a laser. He can take on Hi-Crusin Position and Lo-Crusin Position. He enjoys being funny.

Protectors are programmed to rebuild civilization so that structures, facilities, and ecologies would be established and ready for use upon man's return. Wastors are a humanoid series of Starrior, roughly the same height as an adult human, though somewhat bulkier.

Reception

Fictional biography

Cut-Up: Volatile, wants to be able to turn his chest saw on his enemies.

Books

Peter Pan

Cut-Up appeared in Starriors Tunnel of Doom Odyssey I published by Peter Pan. The group picture of the cast on the back of the book incorrectly labels him as Sawtooth.

Comics

1984 Marvel Comics

Limited series
Cut-Up in Starriors volume 1 issue 2 by Marvel Comics

Cut-Up was a major character in the Starriors limited series by Marvel Comics.

2016 Fun Publications

Cut-Up was featured in the 2016 Ask Vector Prime story Echoes and Fragments, set during the events of The Transformers: The Movie. The manipulations of the evil Gong and Sideways resulted in various GoBots, Rock Lords and Starriors swapping places with characters during the events of that film. Cut-Up took the place of Arblus in the story, being captured by the Master Renegade on the planet Antares III, put on trial and executed.[1]

Commercials

Cut-Up appears in the animated segment of several 1984 Starriors commercials where he battles Deadeye.[2]

Toys

  • Tomy Starriors Wastors Cut-Up (1984)
Cut-Up is made up of 6 parts that assemble into different configurations. The arms and legs are attached to the body with 5mm pegs and holes, while the head is attached to the body with a 3mm peg and hole. He had 5mm pegs on top of his shoulders.
Came with one of the first four Starriors pack-in comics.
This toy shares most of it's mold with Sawtooth.

References

  1. Jim Sorenson (w). "Echoes and Fragments" Ask Vector Prime (February 10th, 2016), Fun Publications
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0zYUGUBjzI

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