Aranea (Perfect Effect)

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Aranea
Perfect Effect character
Aranea-box.jpg
Perfect Effect Aranea box
Created by

Perfect Effect
Release number

PE-DX02
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Female
Abilities

Affiliation

Motobot
Alternate mode

Motorcycle

Aranea is fictional character created by Perfect Effect in 2013 as a third-party Transformer.

Perfect Effect

Aranea is a fictional character created by Perfect Effect. She turns into a motorcycle. Her colors and spider design are similar to Beast Wars and Animated Blackarachnia.

Development

The character of Aranea first appeared in the pack-in comic included with RC.

In September 2012 Perfect posted grey prototype image of Aranea on their Yahoo blog.[1]

In January 2013 Perfect Effect released color prototype images of Aranea on their web site.[2]

Images of Aranea were previewed at TFcon 2013's Third Party Panel.[3]

Aranea was released in August 2013.

Reception

The [email protected] podcast for January 24th, 2013 selected pictures of Aranea as one of the New Picture Picks.[4]

The moonbase2 podcast for February 25th, 2013 covered images of Aranea in the news.[5]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for March 4th, 2013 the hosts talked Perfect Effect teaser images.[6]

The [email protected] podcast for June 21st, 2013 selected pictures of Aranea as one of the New Picture Picks.[7]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for June 24th, 2013 discussed Aranea in the news.[8]

Aranea was among the third-party Transformers who appeared in an advertisement by Robot Kingdom on the back cover of Transformers: Timelines issue for Summer 2013.[9]

In the Cybercast podcast for September 1st, 2013 the hosts talked about final images of Perfect Effect Aranea in the news.[10]

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for August 31st, 2013 covered Perfect Effect Aranea and PE-DX03 in the news.[11]

Comics

Aranea appeared in the pack-in comic that came with RC and RC Battle.

Toys

  • Perfect Effect Motobot PE-DX02 Aranea (2013)
A remold of RC by Perfect Effect. Turns from robot to mototcycle. Her weapons come off to become a spider-drone.

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.fullmetalhero.com/t9773/
  2. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/perfect-effect-pe-dx02-176738/
  3. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/conventions-15/tfcon-2013-3rd-party-panel-slides-178113/
  4. Vangelus (January 24th, 2013). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/775172-wtf-tfw-236-january-24-2013-a.html. 
  5. Andy (February 25th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-231. 
  6. Craig (March 4th, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/03/episode-101-march-4th-the-sound-of-crickets/. 
  7. Vangelus (June 21st, 2013). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/940933-wtf-tfw-257-june-21-2013-a.html. 
  8. blunghole (June 24th, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8KqNaaczOI. 
  9. Jesse Wittenrich (w), Josh Burcham & Jimbo Salgado (p), Jesse Wittenrich (let), Brian Savage (ed). "Termination" Transformers: Timelines v2, 8 (Summer 2013), Fun Publications
  10. Craig (September 1st, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDjmo_auAUI. 
  11. 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. 

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