Altered States Magazine -- April 2002 Issue April 2002 Issue
ASM: Toy Fair 2002: Part Two

March 2002:
TOY FAIR 2002:

  • Armada Catalog
  • Armada Minicons
  • Armada Deluxes
  • Armada Megas
  • Armada Ultras
  • Armada Supers
  • Armada RolePlay

  • Palisades - G.I. Joe Busts

  • Hasbro - Disney's Lilo & Stitch, Treasure Planet
  • Hasbro - Magic: The Gathering
  • N2 Toys - Kingdom Hearts
  • N2 Toys - Big Trouble in Little China
  • N2 Toys - Crocodile Hunter, Mad Max, Resident Evil, Space Cadets, Zits
  • Palisades - Aliens vs. Predator, DragonBall Z, Resident Evil
  • Palisades - Micronauts - 1
  • Palisades - Micronauts - 2
  • Toycom - Anime Figures - 1
  • Toycom - Anime Figures - 2
  • Toycom - Appleseed
  • Toycom - Space Ghost Coast to Coast
  • Toynami - Cartoon Network

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    By Matthew Greenbaum
    Pictures by Daniel Lipkowitz

    After measuring them with a ruler and comparing them to a MicroMaster, we can now say that a typical Minicon is just a smidgen over 2" tall in robot mode.

    High Wire does, in fact, have a face. What had looked at first like an indistinct red blob is actually a pointed mouth-mask and a recessed eye-visor slit. Overall, not unlike Soundwave.

    The sword that is formed by the three Minicon jets is named "Star Saber." Heh.

    When asked whether a TF's hidden features could be unlocked without the use of a Minicon, the explainer said that this would probably be very difficult on the finished toys.

    Mini-Cons compared to Micromasters:

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