Valkyrie (Impossible Toys)
Valkyrie is third-party Transformer character created by Impossible Toys as an homage to the Transformers character Arcee. Valkyrie was the function of the 2001 Universe Arcee toy.
From her tech specs Valkyrie is intelligent, fast and brave. She turns into a Cybertronian car.
The biography for Alicon mentions how Valkyrie was captured by the Alicons, but was repaired by Medic and fought her way free.
Prototype images of Valkyrie/Medic first appeared on the internet in August 2009. Later than month Impossible toys posted renders of Valkyrie on their web site with a letter to fans about their comments.
Valkyrie and Medic went on preorder in June 2010. They shipped later that month.
In the [email protected] podcast for August 9th, 2009 a vehicle mode prototype of Valkyrie was selected as one of the New Picture Picks by Gogdog. The hosts said Valkyrie looked neat and said it had a lot of potential.
In the [email protected] podcast for May 27th, 2010 pictures Valkyrie were selected as one of the New Picture Picks by Seth. They thought the car mode was great, but thought the pink was too flat colored.
Valkyrie has a cameo in the TFcon 2010 comic. In the story Nightbird and Anarchy attempt to steal the Master Cannons from the Autobots. Anarchy flies Nightbird to spaceship Maximus where she sneaks past the Autobots Canadian Patriot, R.E.V., Powered Commander, Deep Cover, Proto and Flash. She kills Flamethrower to get to the Master Sword. She uses the sword to reformat her body to a form based on Valkryie, then returns to Anarchy.
- Impossible Toys TRNS-01 Valkyrie (2010)
- An original third-party Transformer mold by Impossible Toys. Turns from robot to car. Come with instructions and two guns. Shares a mold with Medic. The back of the box features tech spec information and a picture of Valkyrie and Medic fighting Quint-02, Quint-03 and Quint-05.
- This toy was remolded into Nightbird.
- Vangelus (August 9th, 2009). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/259082-wtf-tfw-55-august-6-2009-a.html.
- Ironhide1975 (August 16th, 2009). "TFormers Podcast". http://www.tformers.com/ (Podcast). TFormers. http://tformers.com/article.php?sid=12172.
- Vangelus (May 27th, 2010). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/306713-wtf-tfw-97-may-27-2010-a.html.
- Daniel Arseneault (w), Alex Milne (p). TFcon (July 17th, 2010), TFcon