Cyclonus (Shattered Glass)

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Transformers character
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Shattered Glass Cyclonus with Krunix toy
Name Cyclonus
Decepticon
Series Transformers: Timelines
First appearance Transformers Timelines volume 2 #3, "Shattered Glass"
Information
Alternate modes Cybertronian jet
Function Warrior
Gender Male
Motto "Never belonging to anything larger than yourself only brings dispair."
Partner Krunix
Rank 6
Sub-group Club Exclusives, Deluxe Vehicles, Targetmasters

Cyclonus is a fictional character from the Shattered Glass portion of the Transformers series. He is a heroic Decepticon who turns into a Cybertronian jet. He is also a Targetmaster. Although he appeared in a comic story in 2008 a toy was not made for him until 2010.

Shattered Glass

This Cyclonus is an alternate version of the Generation 1 character from the BotCon exclusive "Shattered Glass" comic, in which the Decepticons are on the side of good and the Autobots on the side of evil.

While powerful, Cyclonus is a bit wishy-washy never sticking to one cause very long. He hates Ultra Magnus and has a Targetmaster partner named Krunix.

Reception

The [email protected] podcast for March 4th, 2010 selected a picture of Shattered Glass Cyclonus as one of the New Picture Picks.[1]

Fictional biography

Idling in a prison cell is often the most profound way to chase an epiphany, and Cyclonus cornered his during his fourth deca-cycle of incarceration. Without the constant whispering into his audio receptors by the powers that be, the remorseful Decepticon finally found the still calm that allowed him to rise abouve the ever-present chappter and hear for the first time his true voice. Now, with a determination of his own and the moral consult from his Targetmaster partner Krunix, he seeks to redeem his name amongst the Decepticons, all the while endeavoring to never again lose his voice in the din of decit and corruption he has re-avowed to fight.

Comics

Fun Publications

In "Shattered Glass", Cyclonus is among the troops of Megatron.[2]

In Reunification, Cyclonus tries to kill Megatron at the command of Alpha Trion, revealing himself to be a traitor to the Decepticons. After successfully killing him, Nexus Prime resurrects Megatron as Galvatron. Galvatron defeats him.

Cyclonus appears in a flashback in The Coming Storm.

Cyclonus appears in the 2012 BotCon Invasion lithograph by Casey Coller and Josh Perez.[3]

Cyclonus appeared in Solar Requiem, where he is seen meeting the positive universe Autobots on their Earth with Galvatron .[4]

Cyclonus appeared in Another Light where he was among Galvatron's shuttle crew when Gaia teleported the humans and human shaped Pretenders from Classicverse Earth. The shuttles were attacked by Shattered Glass Primus, but survived.[5]

Transformers: Mosaic

Cyclonus appeared in the Transformers: Mosaic story "Darkest Spark" by Simon Reeves.[6]

Toys

  • Timelines Deluxe Cyclonus with Krunix (2010)
A Transformers Collectors Club exclusive recolor of Universe Cyclonus with Nightstick, in Generation 1 Rodimus's red and orange colors.

Gallery

References

  1. Vangelus (March 4th, 2010). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/294863-wtf-tfw-85-march-4-2010-a.html. 
  2. Pete Sinclair & Benson Yee (w), Don Figueroa (p), Don Figueroa (i), Espen Grundetjern (col), Jesse Wittenrich (let), Pete Sinclair & Brian Savage (ed). "Shattered Glass" Transformers Timelines v2, 3 (Botcon 2008), Fun Publications
  3. http://tformers.com/transformers-botcon-2012-transformers-invasion-box/17534/news.html
  4. Jesse Wittenrich (2013). Solar Requiem. Illustrator Hidetsugu Yoshioka. Fun Publications. 
  5. Jesse Wittenrich & Pete Sinclair (w), Eryck Webb (p), Eryck Webb (i), Evan Gauntt (col), Jesse Wittenrich (let), Pete Sinclair (ed). "Another Light Part 6 - The Future Buried" The Transformers Collectors Club 66 (December/January 2016), Fun Publications
  6. http://transformers-mosaic.deviantart.com/art/Darkest-Spark-160456111

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