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Treadshot appeared towards the end of the Marvel Comics series as one of the Decepticons under the command of [[Bludgeon (Transformers)|Bludgeon]]. He had few [http://www.mycaal.com loan modification] notable roles other than serving as one of the troops under Bludgeon's command.
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Treadshot appeared towards the end of the Marvel Comics series as one of the Decepticons under the command of [[Bludgeon (Transformers)|Bludgeon]]. He had few notable roles other than serving as one of the troops under Bludgeon's command.
  
 
===Animated series===
 
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Treadshot is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers series. The original Treadshot was introduced in 1990 and was an evil Decepticon Action Master.

Transformers: Generation 1

Transformers character
Treadshot-boxart.jpg
Box art for the Treadshot toy
Name Treadshot
Decepticon
Series Transformers: Generation 1
Information
Alternate modes None
Function Gunslinger
Gender Male
Motto "A gun is only as good as the one who holds it!"
Partner Catgut
Rank 7
Sub-group Action Masters, Targetmaster

Treadshot is the name of a Decepticon Action Master gunslinger. He has a Targetmaster partner named Catgut.

Marvel Comics

Treadshot appeared towards the end of the Marvel Comics series as one of the Decepticons under the command of Bludgeon. He had few notable roles other than serving as one of the troops under Bludgeon's command.

Animated series

Although Treadshot wasn't made until after the animated series ended in the US, he appeared among the Decepticons in animated segments in the Transformers commercials.

Dreamwave Productions

Although Treadshot and Catgut did not appear in any Dreamwave fiction, they did get a one page bio in their More Than Meets The Eye series. He was described as a Targetmaster as well as an Action Master.

IDW Publishing

Treadshot made a brief appearance in the Spotlight issue on Sixshot, as one of the Decepticons manning the consoles as Sixshot enters the control room in the Decepticon base.

Toys

  • Generation 1 Treadshot with Catgut (1990)
A new mold.


Transformers: Universe (2004)

Transformers character
Name Treadshot
Decepticon
Series Transformers: Universe
Information
Alternate modes Nissan Skyline
Gender Male
Partner Nightbeat
Sub-group Deluxe Vehicles

Treadshot is the name of a Decepticon who turns into a car. He is a repaint of Armada Side Swipe and is partnered with the Mini-Con Nightbeat. The Treadshot toy is painted as a homage to Generation 1 Dead End. This toy shares a mold with Universe Oil Slick

Toys

  • Universe Deluxe Treadshot with Nightbeat (2004)
A remold of Armada Side Swipe. [1]


Transformers: Energon

Transformers character
Windrazor-energonart.jpg
Instruction art of the Breakaway toy
Name Treadshot
Autobot
Japanese name Air Raider
Series Transformers: Energon
Transformers: Universe
Information
Alternate modes Jet Fighter
Gender Male
Partner Terradive, Sky Shadow, Storm Jet, and Windrazor
Sub-group Basic Vehicles

Although released under the name Treadshot by Hasbro, this member of the Energon Aerialbot team was called Air Raider in Japan, and his black colors seem to make him a clear homage to Generation 1 Air Raid. Treadshot combines with his fellow Aerialbots to form Superion Maximus.

Toys

  • Energon Basic Treadshot (2005)
He was later redecoed into Timelines Breakaway.
A repackage of the Energon Basic class figure was sold at discount stores in the Universe line.


Transformers: Universe (2009)

Transformers character
Name Treadshot
Decepticon
Series Transformers: Universe
Information
Alternate modes Tank
Gender Male
Partner Crosshairs, Longview & Snowcat
Sub-group Mini-Cons, Ground Surveillance Mini-Con Team

Treadshot is a Decepticon allied Mini-Con tho turns into a tank.

Toys

  • Universe Mini-Con Treadshot (2009)
Part of a Transformers: Universe Armada series 10-pack. [2]


References