Bent Wing

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Bent Wing
GoBots character
Bentwing-carded.jpg
Bent Wing on card
First appearance

Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric episode 1, "Rebels Without a Circuit"
Created by

Tonka
Release number

72
Information
Species GoBot
Gender Female
Occupation Guardian Robot WWII Fighter
Abilities

Affiliation

Guardian GoBots, Robo Rebels
Alternate mode

Chance Vought F4U Corsair

Bent Wing is a fictional character from the GoBots series. She is a heroic Guardian who first appeared in the toy line in 1986, but didn't appear in fiction until 2015.

GoBots

Bent Wing is an impetuous female GoBot, constantly vying for leadership of her team, the Robo Rebels.

Abilities

Like most GoBots, Bent Wing has numerous abilities because of her robotic body. She can survive in space and is super-humanly strong and tough. She can fly in robot mode and project energy blasts from her hands. Her body heals quickly when supplied with energy. She can turn into an airplane.

Reception

Bent Wing was one of the names in a word find that had to be solved to win a copy of the Challenge of the GoBots video game from Your Sinclair magazine issue #77.[1]

Comics

Fun Publications

Cataclysmverse

In the story Cultural Appropriation by Fun Publications it was revealed that Rock Lords Brimstone, Magmar, Spearhead and Stoneheart teamed with the GoBots Bent Wing, Major Mo, Raizor, Super Couper and Tail Pipe to explore Level 34 when the Cataclysm threatened to destroy the GoBots home universe.

Echoverse

Bent Wing 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 swapping places with characters during the events of that film. Bent Wing took the place of Arcee. After movie bodies of Sparky and Professor von Joy from the battle field at Guardian City, Bent Wing and Super Couper joined Tail Pipe, Raizor and Daniel Witwicky in moving a Boomer into place to try to stop Megatron and Devastator. She witnessed the Decepticons retreat after Megatron was injured. She was present when Leader-1 died of his injuries from his battle with Megatron.[2]

Rhetoricverse

Bent Wing appeared in the Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric episode 1 "Rebels Without a Circuit" by Fun Publications. She was among a group of Guardian cadets called the Robo Rebels accused of being in league with the Renegades and imprisoned into GoBotron Stockades.[3]

Bent Wing appeared in the episode 2 story "Fugitives". The Robo Rebels escaped the GoBotron Stockades. Making their way to see Bladez, they discovered he was actually a Renegade agent who has planned an ambush of the Guardian fleet at Alpha Centauri. After escaping Bladez' ally Creepy, the Rebels attempted to warn Leader-1, but were too late to stop the fleet from taking off.[4]

Bent Wing appeared in the episode 3 story "Double Cross".[5]

Bent Wing appeared in the episode 4 story "Countdown to Annihilation".[6]

Bent Wing appeared in the episode 5 story "Graduation Day".[7]

Bent Wing appeared in the episode 7-8 story "The Hawks of Space". In the story she was part of a diversionary assault on the Renegade base on the dark side of the moon.[8]

Bent Wing appeared the episode 65 story "Combiner Wars Part 2".[9]

Toys

  • Tonka GoBots 72 Bent Wing (1986)
A new mold. Turns from robot to fighter plane.

References

  1. "YS Compo Challenge of the GoBots". Your Sinclair 1 (20): 77. http://www.worldofspectrum.org/showmag.cgi?mag=YourSinclair/Issue20/Pages/YourSinclair2000077.jpg. 
  2. Jim Sorenson (w). "Echoes and Fragments" Ask Vector Prime (February 10th, 2016), Fun Publications
  3. "Rebels Without a Circuit". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. October 27, 1986/December 28th, 2015. No. 1, season 1.
  4. "Fugitives". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. October 28, 1986/December 29th, 2015. No. 2, season 1.
  5. "Double Cross". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. October 29, 1986/December 30th, 2015. No. 3, season 1.
  6. "Countdown to Annihilation". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. October 30th, 1986/December 31th, 2015. No. 4, season 1.
  7. "Graduation Day". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. October 31st, 1986/January 1st, 2016. No. 5, season 1.
  8. "The Hawks of Space". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. September 24, 1986 & September 25, 1986/October 19th, 2015. No. 7 & 8, season 1.
  9. "Combiner Wars Part 2". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. December 12th, 1986/February 5th, 2016. No. 65, season 1.

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