Bumblebee (Art Feather)

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Bumblebee
Art Feather character
Bumblebeeaf-box.jpg
Bumblebee box
Created by

Art Feather
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Affiliation

Autobot
Alternate mode

Volkswagon Beetle
Tech specs

ST02 IN08 SP04 EN07

RN07 CO10 FB01 SK07

Bumblebee is a fictional character and third-party Transformer created by Art Feather in 2012. He is an homage to the 1984 Transformers characters Bumblebee and Spike Witwicky.

Art Feather

Bumblebee is a third-party Transformer homage to the 1984 Transformers characters of the same name. He carries a particle decelerator pistol. He also comes with a small Spike Witwicky figure.

According to his tech specs Bumblebee is intelligent and skilled, but his real value is his limitless courage. He is slower than average and lacks physical strength.

Other third-party Transformers homages to Bumblebee include ToyWorld's Bii, iGear's Bee 02 and Kazi's Bumblebee King.

Development

Prototype images of Art Feather Bumblebee were posted to ACToys in September of 2012.[1]

Reception

The Radio Free Cybertron podcast for May 31st, 2012 discussed Art Feather Bumblebee as part of their Third Party Roundup.[2]

Art Feather Bumblebee was featured in the 2013 toy reference book Transforming Collections by Philip Reed.[3]

Fictional biography

Taken exactly from the box...

Far from being a drawback.

Bumblebe's diminutive size is his greatest asset. He goes where no other can,stealthily evadingsensors and alarms designed for intruders much bigger and brasher,making him an ideal choice for covert ops/insertion missions.

Wisecracking,brash,and sometimes overeager.

Bumblebee is nevertheless cool and collected in a tight spot,seeing optiongs and possiblities where none readily appear.

Ifthere's a weakess,it's that in command sitiuations he tries a little to hard.Overcompensatingfor his lack of overall stature.

Toys

  • Art Feather Bumblebee (2012)
A mold created by Art Feather based on the Classic Bumblebee design, but reshaped to look more like a Volkswagon Beetle. Comes with a gun with a 5mmm handle, Spike figure, instructions, collector coin and collector card.
This box features screen captures from The Transformers animated series and features numerous text errors.

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