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*A [[Return of Convoy (toyline)|toyline]], consisting of most of the toys released in Hasbro markets in 1987, with several additional new figures.
 
*A [[Return of Convoy (toyline)|toyline]], consisting of most of the toys released in Hasbro markets in 1987, with several additional new figures.
*A [[The Battlestars|manga]] with a different title named '''The Battlestars'''.
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*''[[The Battlestars]]'' manga and story pages.
   
 
It's notable that this franchise doesn't own its animation, so does the next franchise '''[[Operation Combination]]'''.
 
It's notable that this franchise doesn't own its animation, so does the next franchise '''[[Operation Combination]]'''.
   
 
==Story==
 
==Story==
Return of Convoy continued the storyline of the animated continuity, picking up where [[Zone]] left off, but was never actually ''animated''. Instead, the story was told through a single issue of manga (which was a mail-away offer, no less) and [[story page]]s.
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''Return of Convoy'' continued the storyline of the animated continuity, picking up where [[Zone]] left off, but was never actually ''animated''. Instead, the story was told through a single issue of manga (which was a mail-away offer, no less) and [[story page]]s.
   
The Return of Convoy storyline revolved around the return of [[Optimus Prime (G1)|Optimus Prime]] as [[Optimus Prime (G1)#Return of Convoy|Star Convoy]] and his battle against [[Dark Nova]] and the resurrected [[Megatron (G1)#Battlestars: the Return of Convoy (Japan-only)|Super Megatron]].
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The ''Return of Convoy'' storyline revolved around the return of [[Optimus Prime (G1)|Optimus Prime]] as [[Optimus Prime (G1)#The Battlestars|Star Convoy]] and his battle against [[Dark Nova]] and the resurrected [[Megatron (G1)#The Battlestars|Super Megatron]].
   
 
[[Category: Franchises]]
 
[[Category: Franchises]]

Revision as of 14:16, March 5, 2008

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Return of Convoy was the fifth Japanese-exclusive Transformers franchise, released in 1991. Following on from Transformers: Zone in 1990.

The franchise featured the following two components:

  • A toyline, consisting of most of the toys released in Hasbro markets in 1987, with several additional new figures.
  • The Battlestars manga and story pages.

It's notable that this franchise doesn't own its animation, so does the next franchise Operation Combination.

Story

Return of Convoy continued the storyline of the animated continuity, picking up where Zone left off, but was never actually animated. Instead, the story was told through a single issue of manga (which was a mail-away offer, no less) and story pages.

The Return of Convoy storyline revolved around the return of Optimus Prime as Star Convoy and his battle against Dark Nova and the resurrected Super Megatron.

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