Gouge (Starriors)

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Gouge
Starriors character
Gouge-carded.jpg
Tomy Gouge toy on card
First appearance

Starriors volume 1 number 1, November 1984 by Marvel Comics
Created by

Tomy
Release number

5304
Information
Species Starrior
Gender Male
Abilities

Affiliation

Destructors
Model

Wastor spiked ream
Quote

"You want me to teach them a lesson, Slaughter?"
Alternate mode

Hi-Crusin Position, Lo-Crusin Position

Gouge is a fictional character from the Starriors series in 1984. He is an evil member of the Destructors and has a spiked ream in his chest.

Starriors

Gouge is a Destructor Wastor equipped with a spiked ream. His right hand is a large claw and his left hand is a laser. He can be reassembled into Hi-Crusin Position and Lo-Crusin Position.

Destructors are programmed to destroy mutants and invading aliens. Wastors are a humanoid series of Starrior, roughly the same height as an adult human, though somewhat bulkier.

Note: The Starriors series is considered a parallel universe in the Transformers series. In the Transformers universe there is a Decepticon named Overkill, whose preliminary name was Gouge.

Development

Tomy released Gouge in 1984.

Fictional biography

Gouge: Sadistic, ill-tempered Wastor, who uses his ream for destruction.

Books

Gouge was a character in the book and audio story Starriors Tunnel of Doom Odyssey I published by Peter Pan.

Comics

1984 Marvel Comics

Limited series
Gouge in Starriors volume 1 issue 2 by Marvel Comics

Gouge was a major character in the Starriors limited series by Marvel Comics.

Pack-in comics

Gouge appeared in issue 5, "The Wall" where he was riding Twinhorn as they fired on Windrazor for flying too close to the Forbidden Zone.

Gouge appeared in issue 6, "Bolar!" where he was riding Twinhorn as Gouge ordered Clawgut and Slice to to find three Protectors in the Forbidden Zone.

Toys

  • Tomy Starriors Wastors Gouge (1984)
Gouge is made up of 6 parts that assemble into different configurations. The arms and legs are attached to the body with 5mm pegs and holes, while the head is attached to the body with a 3mm peg and hole. He has a 5mm peg on the top of each shoulder. He has a 3mm peg on the side of each arm and foot.
This toy came with one of the first four Starriors pack-in comics.
This toy shares it's mold with Robot Anti Transformation Squad Darksider G-2 and Robot Anti Terror Squad Squad Reinforcement Personnel 1. It shares all the mold except his weapon with Starriors Crank.

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