Squirt (GoBots)

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Squirt
GoBots character
Squirt-boxed.jpg
Squirt toy in box
First appearance

Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric episode 18, "The RoGun Ruckus"
Created by

Arco
Release number

4959654
Information
Species RoGun
Gender Male
Family Dr. Go (creator), Pistol and Rifle (brothers)
Abilities

Affiliation

RoGuns
Alternate mode

Chemical firing pistol

Squirt is a fictional character from the GoBots series. Although introduced as a toy in 1984 as Water Pistol, he did not appear in GoBots fiction until 2015, where he was called Squirt.

GoBots

Squirt is a fictional character in the GoBots series. He turns from robot to pistol. He was created by the Renegade GoBot scientist Dr. Go, but defected to the Guardian GoBots. Squirt can fire a variety of liquid chemicals.

Reception

Squirt was named #14 on the list of "20 GoBots That Remind Us Why the GoBots Sucked So Incredibly Hard" by Rob Bricken on gizmodo.com in 2013.[1]

Comics

Squirt appeared in the Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric episode 18 story "The RoGun Ruckus". He and his fellow RoGuns Pistol and Rifle were made by Dr. Go for the Renegades, but then rebeled and joined the Guardians.[2]

Shotgun first in episode 32, "The RoGuns of Mars". In this episode the RoGuns worked with the Secret Riders on Mars.[3]

In episode 43, "Of Rocks and RoGuns Part 1", Rifle and his RoGuns responded to Boulder's Trans-Galactic Modem call for assistance.[4]

The RoGuns were 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, Rock Lords and Starriors swapping places with characters during the events of that film. The RoGuns took the place of Wheelie in some parts of the story.[5]

Toys

  • Arco RoGun 4959654 Water Pistol (1984)
Turns from robot to a working water pistol toy. A recolor of this toy was also sold by Arco under the Robotech license.

Gallery

References

  1. http://io9.gizmodo.com/5976109/20-gobots-that-remind-us-why-the-gobots-sucked-so-incredibly-hard
  2. "The RoGun Ruckus". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. September 29, 1986/October 20th, 2015. No. 18, season 1.
  3. "The RoGuns of Mars". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. October 15th, 1986/October 20th, 2015. No. 31, season 1.
  4. "Of Rocks and RoGuns Part 1". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. November 12th, 1986/January 5th, 2016. No. 43, season 1.
  5. Jim Sorenson (w). "Echoes and Fragments" Ask Vector Prime (February 10th, 2016), Fun Publications

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