Mugan Scope

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Mugan Scope
Keith's Fantasy Club character
Mugenscope-box.jpg
Keith's Fantasy Club Mugan Scope box
First appearance

...You Won't Believe the Things I Can Do Now! by Keith's Fantasy Club, December 2014
Created by

Keith's Fantasy Club
Release number

EM-01m
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Affiliation

Mugan Clan
Alternate mode

Macro scanner/siege tank
Tech specs

ST07 IN10 SP02 EN07

RN07 CO08 FB08 SK10

Mugan Scope is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Perceptor created by Keith's Fantasy Club in 2013.

Keith's Fantasy Club

Mugan Scope is a third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Perceptor created by Keith's Fantasy Club. He turns from robot to tank or scanner.

According to his tech spec numbers Mugan Scope is incredibly intelligent and skilled. He is also very brave and has above average strength. He is very slow.

Development

Keith's Fantasy Club first teased Mugan Scope, Akuma Scope and The Surgeon with a Facebook image in June 2013.[1] The image used for the teaser was an homage to the Perceptor cover of All Hail Megatron #15 by IDW Publishing, which is turn is an homage to the Vitruvian Man.[2]

Concept art of Mugan Scope was previewed at TFcon 2013's Third Party Panel.[3]

Keith's Fantasy Club posted final images of Mugan Scope of it's Facebook page and announced it was ready to ship in September 2013.[4]

In June 2014 preorders were announced for the 2-packs of a Generation 1 Mugan Scope recolor with either Mugan Amuptare or Ghetto Blast. They were scheduled for release in in July 2014.

Finished product images of Mugan Scope 2 were released in August 2014. The toy was released later that month.

Reception

In the Cybercast podcast for June 16th, 2013 the hosts talked about Mugan Scope in the news. They host thought Keith';s Fantasy Club did a great job on an awesome toy, but thought the head needed work.[5]

The moonbase2 podcast for June 17th, 2013 covered Akuma Scope, Mugan Scope and the Surgeon in the news.[6]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for June 23rd, 2013 the hosts talked about Mugan Scope in the news. The hosts thought it was fantastic.[7]

The Fwooshcast podcast for September 3rd, 2013 covered Mugan Scope in the news.[8]

The moonbase2 podcast for September 4th, 2013 covered Mugan Scope in the news. The hosts thought it was neat, but didn't like the alternate modes or head.[9]

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for September 7th, 2013 covered Mugan Scope in the news.[10]

Fictional biography

In a time of incredible war, where the weapons of death have been perfected by a thousand generations of gang warfare, what use is a scientist?
Greatly respected and known among this peers for his incredible mind, one universes version of Mugan Scope traded all his emotion and personality to make more room for his amazing mind...

Comics

Mugan Scope appears in the Transistor pack-in comic story ...You Won't Believe the Things I Can Do Now!. [11]

Mugan Scope appears in the Doubledeck pack-in comic story as a member of the Mugan Clan.

Toys

  • Keith's Fantasy Club EM-01m Mugan Scope (2013)
A recolor and remold of Micro Robo. Turns from robot to macro scanner or siege tank. Comes with two heads, a rifle, two guns, instructions and collector card.
  • Keith's Fantasy Club Mugan Scope 2 (2014)
A recolor of Mugan Scope. Comes with 3 alternate heads, rifle, two pistols and two knives.
Often sold bundled with Ghetto Blast or Mugan Amuptare.

Gallery

References

  1. http://tformers.com/transformers--keiths-fantasy-club-announce/20257/news.html
  2. http://tfwiki.net/wiki/All_Hail_Megatron_issue_15
  3. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/conventions-15/tfcon-2013-3rd-party-panel-slides-178113/
  4. https://www.facebook.com/kfctoys/media_set?set=a.172753496245363.1073741843.100005321405849&type=1
  5. Craig (June 16th, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE9l6pofqs8. 
  6. Andy (June 17th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://www.fullmetalhero.com/t13048/. 
  7. Craig (June 23rd, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/06/fwooshcast-115-june-23rd-the-flagg-arrives-down-under/. 
  8. Craig (September 3rd, 2013 covered). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/09/fwooshcast-126-september-3rd-the-penultimate-episode/. 
  9. Dave (September 4th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-258. 
  10. Mathew Ignash (September 7th, 2013). "Retro Robot Radio". http://www.youtube.com/user/RetroRobotRadio?feature=watch (Podcast). Mathew Ignash. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhmGixEyWQE. 
  11. C Z Hazard (w), Danbrenus (p), Project-Rexx (col), Anthony K. Logan (let), Juan Pablo Osorio & Anthony K. Logan (ed). "...You Won't Believe the Things I Can Do Now!" Transistor 1 (December 2014), Keith's Fantasy Club

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