Alpha Trion

According to Mythology, Alpha Trion is one of the 13 original Transformers created by Primus. He is also responsible for mentoring Optimus Prime before Optimus became the Autobot leader.

Alpha Trion was only available at the 2007 official Transformers Convention BotCon. He came with his minicon partner Beta Maxx.

This is the first transforming figure of Alpha Trion ever made.

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Alpha Trion was first introduced in the original Transformers cartoon back in 1985. He was depicted as being one of the oldest Transformers alive.

In the G1 cartoon, Alpha Trion (or A3 as he is sometimes called) created both Optimus Prime and Elita-1.


While this is the first transforming figure of A3 made, it is not the first one proposed. Alpha Trion was resurrected (as a lion) by 3H when it ran Botcon to guide Primal Prime and his incarnation of the Wreckers in much the old Autobot had aided many previous Autobot leaders. In this manifestation, A3 was designed as a repaint of Beast Machines’ Snarl; however, this concept never made it past the paint mock-up stage.


I figured the best way to begin cataloguing my collection was to start with the ultimate Transformer – PRIMUS.


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Primus is the Transformer’s God and he is so large that he serves the Transformers race in a dual capacity by transforming into the Transformers home planet of Cybertron.

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Primus is from the Transformers Cybertron toyline and he was released in 2006.


Primus/Cybertron is # 1 in my collection.



IMG_6456 Hello there! The world of Transformers is huge and quirky. I’ve decided to start this blog to document some of the more obscure aspects of the hobby that have found their way into my personal collection. I started collecting Transformers when I was four or five years-old. My first Transformer was a hand-me-down Soundwave from my older cousin Sonya who I absolutely worshipped. Soundwave was all it took. I was hooked. I’ve been a loyal fan ever since.

My collection is a decent size. I don’t have an exact number of how many toys that I have. Hopefully I’ll find out just how big it is in the process of writing this blog. I’m attracted to the Generation 1 and Animated continuities, and I love collecting regionally exclusive figures.

Here are a few photos of what my collection looked like way back in 2008 when I was still in graduate school. It’s grown quite a bit since then.





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